Saturday, February 6, 2021

Franklin Senior Center: Email Blast - Feb 5, 2021

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 -

Link to Mass.Gov COVID - 

Links to COVID vaccine information at Gillette 

Town of Franklin Vaccine information - The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is currently distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals in Phase 1 and Phase 2 ( individuals 75 + older). For residents of Franklin, the closest available site to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination is at Gillette Stadium. You can book an appointment online at: https:// If you do not have access to a computer, you can call the Senior Center and staff will try and assist you in making an appointment. Please keep in mind that appointments are booking up fast, but will increase in the coming weeks as more vaccine supply comes into the Commonwealth. In addition, The Franklin Health Department is ordering doses of the vaccine, but is limited to ordering 100 doses at a time per DPH regulations Doses will be made available to Franklin residents aged 75+ older, but there is no timeframe or details available yet. If you are interested in receiving the vaccine once available, please contact the center at 508-520-4945. 


Balance exercises for Seniors - Prevent Falls 

Dance Yoga - Seated 


Careless Whisper performed by Alexandr Misko - fingerstyle guitar 

5 beautiful songs played fingerstyle on the guitar 

Incredible busker drummer 

Just for Fun

4 of the best light shows on America's got Talent 

A slideshow of the strangest roadside attractions around the world 

Amazing inventions that are next level 

Happiness Village Baby Panda live camera 

The "new" Morse Block in Franklin by Joe Landry 


The Three Little Pigs like you have never heard it before - John Branyon 

Victor Borge - Phonetic Punctuation on the Ed Sullivan Show 

Animal bloopers in the news 

Kindness Matters

Random acts of kindness 

Man turns his house into an indoor playland for cats 

Upcoming Events email to attend unless noted otherwise.

*Monday at 1pm - Tele Bingo call the Senior Center to sign up.

*Tuesday at 5pm - Quarantini Time a virtual, social, cocktail hour.

*Tuesday at 1pm - Audio Book Club- email 

*Wed. At 1pm - Writers group - call the senior center to sign up

*Wed at 4pm - Caregivers Support group - email 

*Thursday at 1pm - Franklin Matters Q & A with Steve Sherlock - email for the link to attend

*Thursday  at 1pm - Tele Bingo call the Senior Center to sign up 508-520-4945

*Thursday at 6:30pm - Name That Tune - email 

*Friday at 11am - Sunshine Zoom - for members with memory loss - 1 hour of socialization,

 games and activities.


CURBSIDE CAFE - Special of the week is Lasagna.  Chicken noodle soup. Pineapple upside down cupcake.  Order here: 

Attached you will find: Donna's FUN filled activity pages

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. 


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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