Rochester Council on Aging

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            The Annual Senior Picnic will be held on Monday, August 12from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. There will be live entertainment provided by “Voices in Time”, featuring Sharon Jensen’s young choral group. The folks from the Rochester Highway Department will be cooking up a storm on the grill. In addition to the BBQ, baked beans, local corn on the cob, and various side dishes will be served. The picnic is open to all seniors from the Tri-Town area. Transportation is available as long as arrangements are made at least 24 hours in advance. Please call 508-763-8723 to make reservations for the Annual Senior Picnic.

            A Special Senior Luncheon is being held at the Senior Center on Monday, August 26from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm. Mike and Ann Cambra will prepare a delicious lunch for the seniors. Everyone is welcome to attend this event. Please make a reservation in advance to ensure that there is enough food on hand for everyone. A suggested donation of $5.00 is requested upon signing up. 

            The Art Group at the Rochester Senior Center invites everyone to join them from 9:00 am -12:00 pm on Mondays. All levels are welcome to participate. Instruction and painting materials are provided to anyone who might need them. There is no cost or advance sign-up required.

The Senior Book Club is currently reading, The Rosie Project, written by Graeme Simsion. The Club will meet at the Rochester Senior Center on August 20at 10:15 am to discuss this book.

            This month’s Veterans Social will be held on Thursday, August 22from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Veterans of all ages are welcome to attend this informal gathering. Refreshments will be served, there is no cost, and you do not have to sign-up in advance!

            The COA Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 14at 9:00 am. The Friends of the Rochester Senior Center Board meeting will immediately follow at 10:00 am. 

            The Friends of the Rochester Senior Center are hosting a fundraiser dinner on Thursday, August 15at 5:30 pm. The theme for the evening is Hawaiian. Call the Senior Center at 508-763-8723 to make reservations and for details about the event.

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