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Contact:
DIRECTOR
Nancy Dragon
Office Assistant
Jocelyn Ehrhardt
Outreach Coordinator
Address:
Northborough Senior Center
119 Bearfoot Road
Northborough
Phone:
508-393-5035
Fax:
508-393-1503
Alternate Phone:
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Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fridays 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 
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119 Bearfoot Road Northborough, MA (Handicapped Accessible)

Phone/After Hours Answering Machine:
508–393–5035 • Fax: 508–393–1503

Notary Services are available at the Senior Center.  Please call for more information.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM • Friday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

NEW SENIOR CENTER HOURS:
In September, after Labor Day, we will be changing the Senior Center hours slightly.
Based on the activity level at the Center,the new hours will better suit the
scheduled activities and programs.

 As of September 5 the hours will be:
Monday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

DIRECTOR'S CORNER
September is a good time to start something new. We’ve got a lot of new things starting this month at the Senior Center. Check out the articles on the Savvy Caregiver series, a new program “To Your Good Health” which incorporates Medication Check-ups and seasonal health talks into our Wellness Clinic, a Guidelines to Good Health talk by a new Doctor in Town, new art & craft classes on the horizon, Friends’ fundraisers, a Book Talk by a Massachusetts author, a play about protecting yourself from scams & a whole lot more that you’ll find in this edition. We’re also bringing back old favorites like the Applefest Bake-Off, the Applefest Luncheon & the Friends’ and COA/Senior Center’s tables at the Applefest Streetfair! Please join us as we kick off a fabulous Fall at the Senior Center!




Our Mission – The purpose of the Friends is to financially assist the Northborough Council on Aging in providing programs and selective social services to the senior residents of Northborough and providing for the purchase of non-budgeted items for the Senior Center through membership dues, fund-raising events, grants, donations and corporate gifts.


"SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER..."
Have some "Fall Fun" with the Council On Aging/Senior Center and the Friends of the Northborough Senior Center, at their joint booths during the AppleFest Street fair on Sunday, September 17th. It will be a rewarding experience!  The Friends are planning a theater fundraiser event called "The Radio Show"at Southgate in Shrewsbury this Fall.  Join us as we welcome the Framingham Community Theater's Radio Actors for a trip down memory lane! "Don't Touch That Dial!" recreates the excitement of attending a live studio broadcast by combining live and recorded sound effects and music with actors reading from classic scripts.


Date: Sunday, October 29 • Time: 2:00 PM • Cost: $25
Place: Southgate Theater, Shrewsbury
Look for more information on ticket sales in the October newsletter. We hope you can join us for these great events!  Here's what Audiences have to say about previous FCT's live Radio-on-Stage performances:
"We loved it! Can't wait to see more radio shows."
"It was a great time. I closed my eyes and was right there by my grandparents' radio."
"What a talented group of performers!"
"It was really fun to watch the sound effects team."




FRIENDSHIP BRICKWAY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
The Friends of the Northborough Senior Center kick off our 2017 Friendship Brickway fundraising campaign.
There is something very striking and real about a memorial that has been engraved in brick to commemorate something or someone who has an impact on others. We tend to think of something "carved in stone" as being permanent, significant and having great meaning.  As with all Friend's programs funds raised in the campaign for the Friendship Brickway will support the Northborough Council on Aging and Senior Center activities.  The Friendship Brickway campaign will run through October 1.
For more information contact Henry Squillante at hsquill@aol.com, or the Northborough Senior Center 508-393-5035.

You’re invited to join the Friends in support of Senior Center activities. All seniors of Northborough and surrounding towns
are welcome to take part in Senior Center activities, and all are welcome to visit at any time!



~  BOOK TALK  ~
WHAT HAPPENED TO MY MOTHER:   A TRUE STORY OF FAMLIY, WAR AND RECONCILIATION
Please join us on Tues., September 26 for dinner ($12 Advanced Tickets only)  at 5:00 PM and a Book Talk at 6:15 PM.
Pamela Moriarty, mother of Dr. Karen Moriarty of Northborough, has published this book which is the memoir of abandonment by her mother during WWII. It is also a story of her discovery later in life of the circumstances of her mother’s death. The story is historical and deeply personal, grief filled and determined

Can you help?
The Senior Center has several volunteer vacancies. Positions include receptionist,
The Bistro@119 and shopping helper on the van.
Please contact Jocelyn Ehrhardt for more information.

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Ice Cream Cones - $1.00 a scoop!

Tuesday evening Menu & Entertainment Hours:  5:00pm - 6:30pm
(Preregistration is required only on the nights with "tickets)
***All dinners are $9.00 unless otherwise noted***

**Please note that our dinners are very popular. We almost always have a waiting list for our ticketed “Dinner and a Show”. Therefore, tickets must be paid in full by the Friday before the event. That way, if your plans change, someone from the waiting list can use your tickets. Thanks, in advance,  for your understanding and cooperation with this new policy!

NEW Tuesday Evening Menu & Entertainment Hours:
5:00 – 6:30 PM
Pe-reg. required only on Sept. 26th
$12.00 tickets available at Front Desk.


Sept. 5 Chicken Pot Pie, Rolls/Butter, Salad, Cranberry Sauce
Assorted Desserts             $ 9

Sept. 12 Pasta night: Garlic Bread, Salad, Meatballs, Sausage
(Italian Sweet) Ziti, Pudding w/Whipped Cream          $9

Sept. 19 Baked Haddock, Rolls/Butter, Potato, Cole Slaw,
Assorted Desserts              $9

Sept. 26 Roast Beef, Rolls/Butter, Potato, Gravy, Veggie,
Strawberry Short Cake         $12 ticket required  **



TRIPS

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH & NH’S TURKEY TRAIN
Come with us on Wednesday October 11th for a John Denver Tribute by Ted Vigil at the Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center in Plymouth, NH. The legendary John Denver evokes memories of an era in music which was both inspiring and influential. Also, experience as we travel to the White Mountains NH during peak foliage season.
Price:  $111pp includes Transportation, Turkey Train w/ Lunch, Show, Tax, & Meal Gratuities/Driver Gratuity is Included.

A PATRIOTIC TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C.
Join us for a Patriotic Trip to Washington D.C. from October 19th through 22nd. Program highlights Include: World War II Memorial,Vietnam Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial, FDR & Korean Monuments, New Air & Space Museum at Dulles, Lincoln & Jefferson Memorials, Arlington National Cemetery-Including Kennedy Gravesites (JFK, Bobby, Teddy), and illuminated night tour of our
nation’s capital. Program Includes: Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation, 3 Nights Hotel Lodging at the Courtyard by Marriott Landover, MD, Six (6) Meals: 2 Dinners, 1 Lunch, 3 Breakfasts including an evening at Toby’s Dinner Theater, Admission to all Washington Touring Venues, Tour Mobile at Arlington National Cemetery, Services of a highly experienced Best of Times Professional Tour Director
with you through the trip, Luggage Handling & Taxes. Price Per Person:  $549 Double, $699 Single Occ. (Motorcoach Driver Gratuities are not included in the above prices.

BIRTHDAY LUNCH
Day:  Monday, September 25, 2017
Time:  12:00 PM
Cost:  Free sandwich of your choice for Northborough seniors iwth birthdays on this month!

***Pre-registration required***

Please join us for the Birthday Lunch at the Bistro@119.  If you are a town resident and have a birthday this month, the Friends will treat you to a lunch at the Bistro@119, which includes a sandwich of your choice, and of course, cake and ice cream.  Even if you're not cleebrating a birthday, we'd love to have you join the festivities.  Please call the Senior Center at (508) 393-5035 to make your reservation.  We mail out birthday coupons to Town Residents to be used the day of the birthday lunch at the Bistro@119.  If you do not receive yours by the week before Birthday Lunch, please call us and pick up your coupon here



Northborough Town Hall  63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532
Hours -- Mon, Wed, Thu 8am-4pm  Tue 8am-7pm  Fri 7am-12pm