NORTH ADAMS

The Spitzer Center at 116 Ashland St. offers lunch five days a week. Suggested donation is $2. Call 413-664-9826 for reservations two days in advance. The Council on Aging office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9:15 a.m. — Big Y; 9:30 a.m. — Foot nurse by appt.; 10:30 a.m. — Chair aerobics; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:10 p.m. — Bingo; 1 p.m. — Painting class.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. — Matter of Balance; 9:30 a.m. — Tai chi at The Armory; 10 a.m. — Stop & Shop; 11:30 a.m. — Pizza lunch & dessert; Noon — Left, Right, Center.

Thursday: 10 a.m. — Flynn & Dagnoli; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:10 p.m. — Bingo; 1 p.m. — Chair yoga, Caregiver Support Group.

Friday: 10 a.m. — Food Bank truck; 10:15 a.m. — Walmart; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch.

WILLIAMSTOWN

The Council on Aging office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Harper Center, 118 Church St.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Oil painting; 1 p.m. — Bingo.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. — Yoga, foot clinic; 10:30 a.m. — Exercise; 1 p.m. — Coloring group, Bridge.

Thursday: 9 a.m. — Walking; 9:45 a.m. — Tai Chi; 11:15 a.m. — Balance; Noon — Desserts; 1 p.m. — Accordion Al; 5 p.m. — Weight Watchers.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Yoga; 10:30 a.m. — Exercise; Noon — Hot dogs & brats; 1 p.m. — Open enrollment.

ELDER SERVICES OF BERKSHIRE COUNTY

Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information and referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, caregiver services and more. There is a suggested donation of $2 per meal. Information: 413-499-0524 or 800-544-5242.

Menu for the week of Oct. 14:

Monday: Columbus Day, closed.

Tuesday: Baked pollock loin.

Wednesday: Grilled chicken breast with gravy.

Thursday: Macaroni & cheese.

Friday: Goulash.

ADAMS

The Council on Aging office, at 3 Hoosac St., is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and van service is available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; call 413-743-8333 at least two days in advance for medical appointments, in-town shopping, banking and rides to the Visitor's Center for lunch and/or programs. SHINE health insurance assistance is available by appointment. Lunch is open to all.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Chair Yoga; 9:15 a.m. — Tai Chi, East St.; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; Noon — Adams Market; 1 p.m. — Quilt, crochet, knit; Foot clinic by appt., 413-743-8333.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE, call for appt.; 10 a.m. — Walmart; 11:30 a.m. — Special COA girls' homemade soup with bread & dessert.

Thursday: 9 a.m. — Chair Yoga; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 1 p.m. — Senior meeting; 7 p.m. — Quilt, crochet, knit.

Friday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE, call for appt.; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

 

CHESHIRE

Events for seniors are held at The Cafe, 119 School St. The COA van is available Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., $2 donation, call Ed at 413-446-2559 for reservations. Transportation available Wednesdays by calling 413-446-2559. Lunch reservations 24 hours in advance, 413-743-9719, $2 donation.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Senior Club meeting; 1 p.m. — COA meeting; 6 p.m. — Sewing.

Thursday: 1 p.m. — Quilting with Betty.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Exercise.

CLARKSBURG

The Council on Aging is at 712 West Cross Road. Information: 413-663-8253.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 1 p.m. — Bingo & potluck.

Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon — Walk & Social; 1 p.m. — Games & etc.

 

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Poetry; 10 a.m. — Osteo exercise; Noon — Soup & Sandwich: Meatball grinder; 12:30 to 3 p.m. — Oil painting class; 1 p.m. — Osteo exercise; 1 to 3 p.m. — Knit/crochet; 1 to 4 p.m. — State Rep. Paul Mark.

Wednesday: 8:15 a.m. — Amazing Grace Yoga; 10 a.m. — Shake Your Soul, Outdoor gym group; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Veterans agent; 1 p.m. — Aging Mastery; 1 to 4 p.m. — Full Falls Risk Assessment by appt.; 1:30 p.m. — Bereavement support group.

Thursday: 10 a.m. — Osteo Exercise; 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Quilting; Noon — Lunch; 1 to 4 p.m. — Bridge; 1:30 p.m. — Tai Chi; 4:30 p.m. — CAREgiver Support Group.

Friday: 9 a.m. to noon — Pitch & Cribbage.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Friends of COA craft fair.

Sunday: 1 p.m. — Lunch at Dalton Senior Center hosted by FCC.

FLORIDA

The Florida Senior Center, 367 Mohawk Trail, is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, weather permitting. Suzan Oleson, interim director. Registration for all special events and meals, two days in advance, is requested. Confidential appointments for assistance, applications, information and referral, caregiver support, etc. Activities are open to all ages. Call 413-662-2811 to confirm any activity.

Wednesday: 11 a.m. — Creating holiday/birthday gifts; 6 to 9 p.m. — Oktoberfest.

Thursday: 11 a.m. — Let's Draw; 1 p.m. — Movie.

Friday: Noon — Men's lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Bingo.

 

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — SHINE by appt.; 9:30 a.m. — Move & Groove; 9:45 a.m. — Pilates for Osteoporosis Prevention; 10 a.m. — Crossword; 10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure clinic; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; Noon — Bridge; 12:30 p.m. — Bingo; 2:15 p.m. — Meditation; 3:30 p.m. — Strength training.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. — Easy Does It Yoga; 10 a.m. to noon — Flu clinic; 10:30 a.m. — Music to Remember; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; Noon — Pitch; 12:30 p.m. — Painting with Margaret; 1 p.m. — MELT pain workshop, Caregiver support group; 3 p.m. — Decorative arts.

Thursday: 9:30 a.m. — Vera's Painting Class, Move & Groove; 10:30 a.m. — News & Views; 11 a.m. — Therapy Dog Dixie; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Card making workshop; 1 p.m. — Art Class with Eunice Agar; 4 p.m. — Misha's Advanced Exercise.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Tai Chi; 10 a.m. — Ann's Chair Exercise; 10:15 a.m. — Small group training; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:15 p.m. — Movie, "Our Souls at Night"; 12:30 p.m. — Knitting lesson; 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Genealogy by appt.; 12:45 p.m. — Beginner Tap; 2 p.m. — Intermediate Tap.

 

 

 

 

 

 

READSBORO, VT.

First Baptist Church on Main Street offers lunch on the second Wednesday, at noon. Sponsored by Senior Solutions; all ages welcome. Suggested donation is $3.50 for seniors. Information: 413-424-5446 or 802-423-5346.