December at Holliston Senior Center

Issue Date: 
December, 2018
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Christmas Concert with The Taunton City Brass Band
Wednesday, December 5th
from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
The Taunton City Brass Band (Big Band), a 100-year-old brass band, will be playing Christmas tunes as well as some old favorites at the Holliston Senior Center.
This free concert is co-sponsored by Timothy Daniels House and the Holliston Cultural Council.
To Sign Up Please Call the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622.
Transportation will be available, you must call the MWRTA at least 2 days prior at (508) 820-4650.
Grief and Loss
Support Group
December 10, 2018, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
We are very pleased to announce a collaboration with our friends from Holliston Youth and Family Services for the Bereavement Project. Joanna McNulty and Jaclyn Winer, LICSW will join us for the next few months to provide creative opportunities to broaden our group experience and to promote the idea that Youth and Family Services is for all families in Holliston, no matter what the age.  
Please register in advance so that we can have supplies on hand at (508) 429-0622. Feel free to call Marty for more information.
Entertainment Provided by The Tune Timers
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, 12 – 2 p.m.
Join the staff, volunteers, friends and the Tune Timers to celebrate the winter holidays. Please call by December 3rd to sign up for a delicious Italian meal with yummy pastries and music to follow. To register, please call the Senior Center by December 3rd at (508) 429-0622.
A $6 donation is requested.  Must be paid in advance.
Coffee Hour with 
Holliston Police
December 13th at 9:30 a.m.
Sergeant Glenn Dalrymple and other officers will join us at the Senior Center for some coffee and conversation.  They will be here on the following dates to discuss the listed topics and answer any questions you may have. Open Q & A
Call the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622 to sign up or stop by that day to join in the conversation.
VFW & American Legion, Annual Roast Beef
Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 12 p.m. -  No Charge
The Holliston VFW and American Legion will be hosting their annual roast beef dinner at the Senior Center.
This wonderful luncheon fills up fast, so please call the Center and reserve your seat.
Please bring a non-perishable item to the Center for the Holliston Food Pantry.
Please register by December 28tth by calling the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622
Would you like to help your friends and neighbors this holiday season?  The Senior Center is accepting donations for seniors who are alone or in need. Items such as hats, gloves, blankets, personal care items, puzzle books, candy, and gift cards to grocery stores, pharmacies, etc. are a few suggestions. 
If you have questions, know someone in need, or to make a donation, please see any staff member.  Please drop off all donations by Wednesday, December 12th.  If you would prefer to make a cash donation, checks can be made out to the SSF. Thank you for making this a happier holiday season for everyone!
Lunch & Movie 
Thursday, December 13th
Building security expert Will Sawyer is blamed when the tallest, most advanced building in the world, located in in Hong Kong, bursts into flames. On the run from the police, the former FBI agent and amputee must infiltrate the inferno to rescue his family trapped inside, clear his name and find out the truth behind the attack on the skyscraper. 
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell 
A $2 donation for lunch is requested.  
You must sign up in advance (508) 429-0622.
Patty Osten, PT
Drop-In classes resume Tuesday, December 4, 2018, and will run every Tuesday 2:45-3:30 p.m.
We are very excited to announce that Patty will be back, please note the day and time change of this class. Any age can participate in this FREE class that focuses on falls and fall-related issues that impose a significant public health burden for older residents and on the health care system that treats them.
Sponsored through grant funds provided by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Monday Evening—
Mindful Meditation
Monday Evenings 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
Due to the success and enjoyment of our weekly meditation series, we’ve decided to continue to meet weekly for an hour of mindful meditation and community each Monday evening. We will use downloaded guided meditations, music and an occasional guest facilitator to help us release the stress of the day and bring greater clarity, awareness and acceptance of the present moment.  
Please call the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622 to register. Ask for Marty should you need further information.

($4 Donation Requested)
We are excited to announce that the Watercolor Class has returned, Please join Flora Sparrell each Thursday morning from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Class is open to advanced painters as well as beginners.