Saturday, August 22, 2020

Franklin Senior Center: Email Blast 8-21-2020

Hello Everyone!

I hope you are all enjoying the warm summer weather and staying healthy. Fall is just around the corner!

Staying Connected

Link to the Senior Center -

Link to the Senior Center Calendar -

Link to Franklin Matters -

Link to the Town's webpage -

August Events

Mon., Aug.24: MEMORY CAFÉ at 3:00 p.m. on ZOOM, features the beautiful and engaging music of violinist, Lynn Canavan. To sign up, email: 

Thurs., Aug.27: FASHIONS OF HOLLYWOOD on ZOOM with Karen (Ren) Antonowicz of Spirits of Fashion at 1:00 p.m. Ren presents this fascinating look at the glamorous fashions of the silver screen during the '30s, '40s, '50s. Join us as we travel through the decades to enjoy a glimpse into the glamorous world of fashion. To sign up, email: 

Mon., Aug. 31: STEVE SHERLOCK - Talk Franklin Matters at 2:00 p.m. for all the latest Franklin news. To join us, email: 

And don't forget the Curbside Cafe!  Open M-F, Great food and service with a smile!

CHANCE TO WIN A FREE LUNCH! - Email me and tell me your favorite thing about this email blast or something you would like me to include in the next one and be entered to win a free lunch at our FABULOUS Curbside Cafe!   


Beautiful backyard landscaping ideas

5 gardening tips that actually work

Guided meditation - 20 minutes long reduce stress and anxiety


Big Band Swing Era - over 45 minutes of fantastic swing music!

A magical piano moment - impromptu concert

Just for Fun

Watch Orchestra Wives - full version featuring Glenn Miller 1.5 hours long. Original B&W version.  Sit back and enjoy.

Retired and living on a cruise ship - Would you do this?

Giant flying boats!!

12 of the most amazing abandoned planes.

Easter Island - fascinating information about the statues


Bloopers on the news.

Funny golden retrievers - a compilation of funny dog videos

Andy Woodhull - Being late - a comedy special

Jeanne Robertson - we don't sell vanilla milkshakes

Kindness Matters

Have faith in the goodness of humanity.  Random acts of kindness

Simple acts of kindness.  A short film part 2 will play immediately after part 1

Caught in Providence - This should possibly be in the Humor category

Attached you will find:

  1. Donna's fun filled activity sheets

  2. Paint by number 2 sheets

  3. Cranium crunches

Love, virtual hugs and good health to you all!  We are still here for you! 


Please feel free to share this email with anyone you think might enjoy it.  If you want me to add someone to the email blast list just send me a message with their email in it. 


Exciting news starting on  September 14th, there will be a virtual Memory Cafe EVERY MONDAY at 3 PM!  Please let us know if you would like to be on the list to receive the invite to attend!


When searching for information about the Coronavirus, COVID-19 please use caution!  Unfortunately there are many false sites that contain viruses and malware that can threaten your computer.  Many look like real sites.  Your best bet is to go directly to the CDC, WHO or your local government page (links below).

Ariel Doggett

Virtual Program Coordinator
Respite Coordinator

"We rise by lifting others" - Robert Ingersoll
There is no act of kindness too small

Franklin Senior Center: Email Blast 8-21-2020
Franklin Senior Center: Email Blast 8-21-2020

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