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UPCOMING DAY TRIPS- please call the center for more details 508-647-6540 or email [email protected]
Newport Spectacular- The Breakers Mansion, Wed., July 20
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Tuesday, Sept. 20
Turkey Train, NH, Monday, October 17
Boston Holiday POPS, DATE TBD announced by August
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION- ZOOM & IN PERSON
Every Thursday with Sharon 2:00-2:40 pm, free, register by calling 508-647-6540. This meditation is audio only and participants are muted during the meditation portion. Everyone is welcome to join for some guided meditation, some quiet sitting and some reflection with Q & A and sharing.
MONDAYS AT A MUSEUM- ZOOM
Mondays from 3:00-4:00 pm, free, register by calling 508-647-6540.  We visit museums all over the world and view artwork with commentary by artists, docents, curators and others.
June 6- Art Deco-What’s in a Name?
June 13- Holbein, Gainsborough
June 20- Juneteenth Holiday Center is closed
June 27- JMW Turner- Turner’s Modern World, Kimbell Art Museum
MEET UP at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Tuesday, June 7, 1:30 pm, free, Registration Required, call 508-647-6540. 
Join us for this special exhibit of Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer is the first exhibition devoted to O’Keeffe’s work as a photographer. Nearly 100 photographs from a newly examined archive reveal the American Icon’s Modernist approach to the medium along with paintings and drawings to represent the full scope of her career. 
WHAT WAS JOHNNY PESKY REALLY LIKE? – IN PERSON
Wednesday, June 8, 10:30-11:30am, free, register by calling 508-647-6540. 
People ask me all the time, what was he really like? I’ve interviewed and gotten to know hundreds of Sox players. I’ll be picking one notable Sox player from each decade – Pesky, Alex Cora, Rich Gedman, Yaz and Bill Lee! Q&A and open discussion after. Join Herb Crehan, Red Sox historian, has written more than 150 feature articles for RED SOX MAGAZINE. He has authored three books on the Red Sox, including The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Birth of Red Sox Nation and contributed to five others.
FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION AT NATICK CSC- IN PERSON
Monday, June 13, 11:30am-12:30pm, free, registration required call 508-647-6540.
Enjoy a boxed lunch from Honey Baked Ham– choice of ham classic or roasted turkey classic sandwich with chips and cookie, water or vegetarian Cobb Salad. And travel with us virtually to various National Parks with amazing photography - Kenjai Fjords, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park; Carlsbad Caverns, Bryce Canyon, Dry Tortugas. Registration required. Sponsored by Riverbend of South Natick. Providing Exceptional Short-Term Rehab & Skilled Nursing Care.
AYURVEDIC DAILY ROUTINE “DINACHARYA” – IN PERSON
Wednesday, June 15, 11:30am- 12:45pm, free, register by calling 508-647-6540. 
Ayurvedic practice  will support a life of optimal wellness through routine, detoxification and nourishment. When we are healthy and balanced, we are able to fulfill our dharma, our essential life’s purpose, allowing us to feel our best and share our gifts with the world. Anjana Bhargava, an Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner and a Weston resident will guide you through the fundamental self-care practices of Dinacharya into your life, with an easy-to-follow daily routine goals.
Virtual Travel with Beyonder- All About New Zealand – ZOOM
Tuesday, June 21, 4-5 pm, free, register by calling 508-647-6540.
New Zealand is well-known for the beauty of its landscapes and the friendliness of its people. We will travel to beautiful landscapes and diverse scenery and I will tell stories about our people. We will talk about how we protect our unique environment and how we integrate our fantastic culture. New Zealand is a progressive nation of creative idea-makers delivering new solutions while always caring for people and places. Zoom Link sent out a week in advance.
UNDERSTANDING LIBRARY SYSTEMS AND PROTOCOLS- ZOOM    
Genealogy with Seema program
Wednesday, June 22, 1:30-2:30pm, free, register by calling 508-647-6540.
Libraries are wonderful places to research. Understanding their systems and protocols will make your research trip more enjoyable and, possibly, more fruitful. Are you familiar with a Call System that uses Pull Slips? Are you bringing things that are not allowed in the facility? Join us for a look at a few New England Libraries, their Systems and Protocols.
BORROW OUR MEMBER PASSES!
Passes must be reserved in advance by calling our Center at 508-647-6540 x1908 between 9:00 am-4:00 pm on Monday-Thursday and 9:00 am-2:00 pm on Friday.
MASSACHUSETTS HORTICULTURAL GARDENS AT ELM BANK
Garden Hours
Mon.-Thurs., 10 am-7 pm
Fri.-Sun., 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Our pass admits two people and may be picked up from the Center between 9:00-9:30 am the day of your visit.
The pass must be returned the same day of your visit before 4:00 pm on Monday-Thursday and before 1:00 pm on Friday.
Our pass is available to borrow on Monday-Friday (not on weekends).
Sponsored by Whitney Place Assisted Living and Memory Care at Natick.
TOWER HILL BOTANIC GARDENS
11 French Drive, Boylston
Garden Hours
7 days a week, 10 am-5 pm (year-round)
We have six available admissions per day.
The pass may be reserved in person or by phone and can be picked up at the Center or emailed to you.