Saturday, July 10, 2021

Franklin Senior Center: Email Blast July 9, 2021

Hello Everyone!

Staying Connected

Link to the Senior Center -

Link to the Senior Center Calendar 

Link to Franklin Matters - and 

Link to the Town's webpage -

Link to Mass.Gov COVID - 

The Lynx leaving the harbor in Nantucket
The Lynx leaving the harbor in Nantucket

Check out the upcoming events next week in the events below.  On Monday Alan Earls will be presenting a lively and informative talk about Instant Gratification! And NAME THAT TUNE! Our zoom game show is on Tuesday! 


5 top balance exercises 

The "lie" of expired food.  Do you know that 25% of fresh water in the US goes towards producing food that goes UNEATEN?!  YIKES 


Less common instruments 

Jon Courtenay blows away the judges on Britain's Got Talent 

Just for Fun

The rise and decline of Route 66 - Some interesting reading on wikipedia 


Route 66: 20 Great Stops along the way - A fun 11 minute video of interesting attractions along the way.  This makes me want to do another road trip!  Where is someplace you have had an incredible Road trip to?  One answer will win a prize! Email me your response. 


Parkour experts try to keep up with gymnasts 


Jose Sarduy - You don't know your mom is crazy until you grow up 

Kindness Matters

Cash Mob surprises busker 

Why be kind? 

Upcoming Events 


9:30 Italian Conversation 

9:30 Mexican Train Dominoes 

1:00 American Mah Jong 

1:00 Chair Volleyball 

1:15 Movie: "Late Night" 

3:00 Alan Earls Presents: 

        Instant gratification The story of Edwin Land and Polaroid

          via Zoom email or call to register


6:00 Cribbage


9:00 Cribbage 

9:30 Busy Bees 

9:30 Low Impact w Shirley $3 

9:30 Hand & Foot Cards 

10:00 Virtual Chair w/Judith 

11:00 Cardio, Strength $3 

1:00 Bingo 

1:00 Low Vision (In-Person) 

1:00 Cribbage Instruction 

1:00 Quilting 

1:00 Mindful Movements $3 

6:00 Name That Tune! (Zoom) email to play


8:30 Blood Press. & Sugar 

9:45 Chair Yoga $3 

10:00 Knitting 10:00 Scrabble 

10:00 Asian Mah Jong 

11:00 Zumba $3 

1:00 Chair Volleyball 

1:00 Line Dancing $2 

1:00 Senior Scribblers 

1:00 Bridge 

4:00 Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group


8:30 Senior Coffee Hour w/ State & Local Officials 

8:30 Blood Pressure & Sugar 

9:00 Cribbage 

9:30 Busy Bee 

9:30 Bocce Ball 

9:30 Low Impact w Shirley $3 

10:00 Discussion Group 

10:00 Virtual Chair Zoom 

11:00 Cardio, Strength $3 

12:30 Painting Space 

1:00 Bingo 

1:00 Fitness Room Orientation 

1:15 Tai Chi $3


9:30 Hand & Food Cards 

10:00 Woodcarving 

11:00 Sunshine Zoom Group 

12:00 Mexican Fiesta! 

12:00 T.O.P.S. 

1:00 Pokeno 


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

Stay safe out there!


And Happy 1st Birthday to my little fuzz nugget Ziggy!

Ariel Doggett

Virtual Program Coordinator
Respite Coordinator
Supportive Day Coordinator

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

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