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Callahan Senior Center Happenings - February 2012

Filed under: Seniors by News Staff at 9:12 am on February 1, 2012
(photo) Raymond J. Callahan Senior Center, Framingham, MA

Located at 535 Union Avenue, the Callahan Center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The following information is about activities and services at the Callahan Senior Center for the month of February 2012.

NOTICE: Most of the activities, special programs and events listed below require signing up or advance reservation, (unless otherwise noted). Please do so in advance so activities can be scheduled effectively and in the appropriate space.

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Town of Framingham & Callahan Center Snowstorm Policy Notice - If the schools close due to snowstorms or other inclement weather days, there will be no activities at the Center. On these days, the Town of Framingham Staff will be available to you at the Center, unless the Town of Framingham declares an emergency closing.

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New Member Orientation Meetings are held ...[read more]


Callahan Senior Center Happenings - January 2012

Filed under: Seniors by News Staff at 7:27 pm on January 1, 2012
(photo) Raymond J. Callahan Senior Center, Framingham, MA

Located at 535 Union Avenue, the Callahan Center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The following information is about activities and services at the Callahan Senior Center for the month of January 2012.

NOTICE: Most of the activities, special programs and events listed below require signing up or advance reservation, (unless otherwise noted). Please do so in advance so activities can be scheduled effectively and in the appropriate space.

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Town of Framingham & Callahan Center Snowstorm Policy Notice - If the schools close due to snowstorms or other inclement weather days, there will be no activities at the Center. On these days, the Town of Framingham Staff will be available to you at the Center, unless the Town of Framingham declares an emergency closing.

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New Member Orientation Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every ...[read more]


SOAR 55 Seeks Help for Local Non-Profits

Filed under: Seniors by News Staff at 5:08 pm on September 8, 2011

SOAR 55 - Service Opportunities After Reaching 55FRAMINGHAM, MA - SOAR 55 is currently accepting applications from former and current (part-time) executives and professionals with marketing or development expertise who are available to help local nonprofits with management projects through the award winning SOAR 55 Nonprofit Management Consulting Group program, generously funded through the Tufts Health Plan Foundation.

Train to provide management consulting assistance to local nonprofits using your marketing or fundraising/development expertise

The group works in teams of 3 on short-term assignments requiring ...[read more]


Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteer Drivers

Filed under: General Interest,Seniors by Randy Harris at 3:17 pm on December 29, 2010
Framingham Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels program in Framingham is administered by Baypath Edler Services, Inc.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Meals on Wheels urgently needs volunteer drivers for Framingham area routes!

Meals on Wheels, (the oldest and largest senior nutrition program in the USA), is administered locally by Baypath Elder Services, Inc, of Marlborough.

Meals on Wheels provides and delivers hot lunches Monday through Friday to home-bound seniors in Framingham and surrounding communities.

The Framingham routes are part of a four town area, (Framingham, Ashland, Holliston and Hopkinton).  Drivers for these towns all pickup the hot meals at the Ashland Senior Center, then deliver them to ...[read more]


CALLAHAN HAPPENINGS - NOVEMBER 2009

Filed under: Seniors by News Staff at 7:10 pm on November 9, 2009

Framingham, MA - Here's what's happening at the Callahan Senior Center for the month of November 2009.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Support Groups at Callahan Senior Center

  • Bereavement Support Group: Mondays, November 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 10:00 am.
  • ‘Better Breathers’ Support Group: No meeting in November due to the Veterans’ Day holiday. Meeting will resume in December.
  • Caregivers’ Support Group: Please note new date due to holiday — Wednesday, November 18 at 2:30 pm.
  • Diabetes Support Group: Tuesday, November 24 at 10:00 am.
  • Grandparent Support Group: Next meeting is Wednesday, December 2nd at 7:00 pm. No meeting in November due to Thanksgiving holiday. Please call the Center to confirm in the event of a change.
  • Low Vision Group: Friday, November 20 at 1:00 pm.
  • Massage Therapy: Thursdays, November 12 & 26 (by appt. only).
  • Parkinson’s Support Group: Tuesday, November 17 at 1:30 pm.
  • Podiatry: Wed., November 18 with Dr. John 12:30 - 4:00 pm & Wed., November 25, with Dr. Lukoff from 1:00 - 3:30 pm (by appt. only).
  • Stroke Survivors’ Support Group: Monday, November 5 at 1:00 pm.

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC FOR NOVEMBER Wednesdays, 4, 18 & 25 - 9:30am—12:30pm

Healing Partners Bereavement Support Group - Have recently lost a spouse, parent, or other loved one? How are you coping? Come join us to share your experience and feelings on Monday mornings from 10:00-11:30 am. New participants are always welcome.

Callahan Center has a TOPS Club, Inc. Chapter! TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a national non-profit organization. The group meets on Wednesdays from 11:45 am—12:45 pm. Please contact Lorraine Fournier, if you have any questions at 508-532-5980, extension 4102.

STAYING HEALTHY! STAYING FIT! - Thursday, November 12th at 10:00 am in the Multi-purpose Room our topic will be Cardiovascular Disease and sign up for the Walking Program.

Holiday Tea! -  *SAVE THE DATE* - On December 10th at 10:00 am, please join us at the center for a Holiday Tea! Our topic; 'Making the most of the Holidays', will be a discussion of the ups and downs of this time of year.

VNA Care Network: Medication Safety - Get the Facts on Monday November 16, 2009 from 11:00am-12:00pm at the Callahan Center . Program will cover:

STATE SENATOR KAREN SPILKA'S 2009 SENIOR HEALTH and WELLNESS FAIR - November 21st from 9:00 am - 1:30 pm at the Callahan Center , 535 Union Avenue in Framingham.

FRIENDS OF CALLAHAN UPDATE - The Friends of Callahan will hold their next general meeting on Monday, November 9, 2009 at 1:00 pm at the Callahan Center. Entertainment will be provided by Peter O’Malley. Refreshments will be served. Please join us and bring a friend!

Framingham Garden Club - The Framingham Garden Club will be at the Callahan Center on November 9th @ 10:00 am creating a Fall arrangement. The fee for this class, which includes all materials, is $5.00. Seating is limited to 12; please sign up by calling the reception desk @ 508-532-5980 no later than November 5th. Please bring scissors.

Fall Inspired Decoupage Art Class - On November 16th at 9:30-11:00 am come join in on the fun with artist, Susan Chicco, and create an incredible work of art out of one of the items Susan will supply the day of the class such as a vase, clay pot, or a frame or bring something you have around your house that you would like to decoupage. Seating is limited to 10 people; please sign up no later than 10/13 at the reception desk @ 508-532-5980.

Computer Literacy Center Offerings For Seniors - The Callahan Center offers a number of courses including Introduction to the PC, Intermediate PC, Internet and Email, MS Word, and Photoshop. All are 4-day a month courses and the donation is $20.00.

Heritage Gallery - Christmas in November? Well, in the Heritage Gallery it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Folks have consigned and donated some fabulous decorations, crafts and collectibles to the Gallery. Plus we have the 'usual suspects' - lamps, table settings, linens, jewelry, bowls, plates and platters. Baking cookies to give a neighbor this holiday? Come buy a pretty plate and make the plate part of your gift. Making fudge to give a friend? Come pick up a pretty container to present the fudge. Shop now for gifts, stocking stuffers and just plain fun at the Heritage Gallery.Open Wednesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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