Saturday, October 10, 2020

Franklin Senior Center: Email Blast - Oct 9, 2020

Hello Everyone!

I hope you are enjoying the weekly email blasts. I would love to hear from folks about what you like, don't like or want to see more of! What programming would you like to join and be a part of? Do you know about the upcoming events this month? Name that Tune!!! Healthy Never Tasted So Good! Live outdoor concerts! Check out our offerings and sign up to join in the fun and win prizes!!

Staying Connected

Link to the Senior Center -

Link to the Senior Center Calendar - 

Link to Franklin Matters -

Link to the Town's webpage -


11 minute Sit and be Fit with Paul Eugene 

Chair exercises 

Chair Dance Yoga with Shelly Zac 


Top songs of 1963 

Daniel Quick blows the judges away on the X- Factor 

This young man wrote the most beautiful song 

Hallelujah - pan flute played by Wuauquikuna 

Superstition by Stevie Wonder - I dare you to not start dancing when this plays!  Thanks Donna for getting this stuck in my head! 

Just for Fun

How is a kettle pond formed?  Ranger Allen Reinhard answers this question.  We are planning a zoom event with Allen soon!  Be on the lookout in an email blast soon! 


Cute and Funny Baby Animals 


Tour Utah's "The Mighty 5 and Beyond" National Parks.  An hour and a half incredible journey through some of America's most beautiful parks. 


Jeanne Robertson - "A Flight Attendant deals with a bad potato" 

John Branyan - The weirdest name for a city you've ever heard of! 

Kindness Matters

Animals saving other animals 

Have you ever wondered about those random painted rocks you find scattered around town?  Or the kindness gardens filled with cheerfully painted rocks?  This is the story of how kindness rocks started and the woman behind the mission.  Watch the video link embedded on their site for a great, feel good story of kindness, compassion and hope.  Have you ever made a kindness rock? 

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Love, virtual hugs and good health to you all!  We are still here for you!  Please feel free to email Donna and I with questions, concerns or just to check in!

Ariel & Donna

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. 


 October special events -call the Franklin Senior Center, visit our website or check out the October newsletter for more details about these programs! 

  • Oct. 13th - Time Out Memory Cafe

  • Oct. 14th - Senator Rausch coffee hour

  • Oct. 15th - Senior coffee hour with local and state officials

  • Oct. 19th - Medicare update with SHINE

  • Oct. 19th - Grateful Days Memory Cafe

  • Oct. 20th - LIVE IN PERSON concerts

  • Oct. 21st - Talk Franklin Matters with Steve Sherlock

  • Oct. 23rd - Name that tune game show

  • Oct. 26th - Norfolk County Sheriff presents "Scams"

  • Oct. 26th - Memory Cafe with Wayne Neon

  • Oct. 30th - Healthy Never Tasted So Good - cooking demonstration and food pick up

October daily events - contact the senior center, visit our website or the newsletter for more details about our weekly offerings. 


  • Tele Bingo - call in game

  • Book Discussion Group (Page Turners) 1st Monday of the Month


  • Chair Exercises

  • Low Vision Support Group (1st and 3rd Tuesday)

  • Audio Book Club (2nd and 4th Tuesday)

  • Quarantini Time - Social cocktail group


  • Blood Pressure and Sugar screenings

  • Zumba gold

  • Wellness consults via phone

  • Medical equipment distribution and donations

  • Fibromyalgia support group (1st wed of the month)

  • Caregivers Support Group (2nd and 4th wed)


  • Chair exercise

  • Cardio strength and balance class

  • Current events discussion group


  • TOPS (Taking off pounds sensibly)

  • SUNSHINE group (supportive Day)


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 - Oct 9, 2020
Franklin Senior Center: Email Blast - Oct 9, 2020

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