Saturday, October 17, 2020

Franklin Senior Center: Email Blast - October 16, 2020

Hello Everyone!


Staying Connected

Link to the Senior Center -

Link to the Senior Center Calendar -

Link to Franklin Matters -

Link to the Town's webpage -

Do you know that we have a pumpkin carving contest happening at the Senior Center?  Carve, decorate or paint your best pumpkin and drop it off for us to judge and display!  


pumpkin carving contest
pumpkin carving contest

Make sure you sign up for our "NAME THAT TUNE!" event happening on Friday Oct. 23rd at 5:30pm!  PRIZES and fun will be had by all!  Email to attend!  Tell your friends!  


Paul Eugene - 50 minutes of Baby Boomer Doo Wop dance exercise.  Clear some space and get moving!! 

Chair Yoga to help with arthritis and stiffness. 


Irene "Granny" Ryan sings "I'm a Woman" by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. 

Instant relief from stress and anxiety.  Deeply relaxing music. 

Fun and well known music from the 50's, 60's and 70's.  Over 150 songs that will bring you back and get your feet tapping.

Just for Fun

12 of the most beautiful places on our planet!  Which is your favorite? 

25 seemingly impossible moments in sports 

Amazing things hidden in everyday things 

Silly animal videos 


Some of the most creative people with unusual talents!  The food carving is amazing! 



John Branyan - The three little pigs like you've never heard it before 

Just for fun pranks 

Laurel and Hardy "Busy Bodies" 

Kindness Matters

Tyson gets his Furever home 

Soldiers coming home 

Attached you will find:


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

  • 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)

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

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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

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