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Trust Basics- In Person
Wednesday, November 8, 1:30-2:30pm, free
Do you wonder “what is a trust, really?” What is the difference between a revocable trust and an irrevocable trust; or an implied trust and an explicit trust? Are there different kinds of trust? Should I talk to a lawyer about getting a trust?
In this presentation Elder Law Attorney Timothy Loff will discuss basic trusts and how they work and what they might accomplish, and answer your questions about trusts. 
Meetup At Mfa Boston
Thursday, November 9, $5 registration fee payable upon registration.
We will meet at 5:00 pm at the Museum Rd/Handicapped Accessible Entrance (this is by the museum pay parking lot by the Japanese Garden). I will pass out reserved tickets for the special exhibits (Fashioned by Sargent (ticketed) and Strong Women in Renaissance Italy (not ticketed). Our entrance to Fashioned by Sargent will be in the 5:00-5:30window. Limited to 15. The New American Café is open until 8 pm (located in the Atrium near the special exhibit and larger menu); Taste Café is open until 6 pm (this is smaller with limited menu); Garden Cafeteria is closed at that time. Hope we can meet up for dinner after the Sargent exhibit- maybe around 7:00. The museum is open until 10:00 pm. Paid parking is available at the MFA parking lot off Museum Rd and also across the street is another pay parking garage facility. Street parking is limited.
 Don’t Fall For Scams!-  In Person
Tuesday, November 14, 1:30-2:30pm, free
Join Security expert, Jim Caimano for an overview of common scams targeting seniors and how to avoid them. Learn to identify the warning signs, red flags and things NOT to do.
Culturally Curious- Durer To Brueghel: Masterworks of the Northern Renaissance- ZOOM
Wednesday, November 15, 1:30-2:30pm, free
The Renaissance in Northern Europe was a period of ground-breaking artistic achievement. Artists like Albrecht Durer and Peter Bruegel the Elder created works that described daily life in astonishing detail, often with religious overtones. This program introduces leading artists from the period and decodes their meticulously rendered symbols. Zoom LINK
Borrow Our Member Pass
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.
Tower Hill Botanic Gardens: 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA
Open year-round, 7 days a week, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
We have six available admissions per day.
The pass may be reserved in person or by phone 508-647-6540 and can be picked up at the Center or emailed to you. Thank you to Whitney Place for sponsoring this program.
Mindfulness Meditation- Zoom & In Person
Every Thursday with Sharon 2:00-2:40 pm. Everyone is welcome to join for some guided meditation, some quiet sitting and some reflection with Q & A and sharing.
 Mondays At A Museum- November
Monday 3-4pm, free.
Join us as we visit museums all over the world and view artwork with commentary by artists, curators and more.
November 6- Honoring Veteran’s Day with a visit to the WWI Museum, KC
November 13- Westminster Abbey
November 20- Coit Tower Murals; Los Tres Grandes Mexican Muralists
November 27- Norman Rockwell; and Dogs in Art
Book Talk With Lorna Ruby- New And Holiday Books- Zoom
Monday, November 13, 10:30-11:30, free, call to register 508-647-6540
Join experienced Book Buyer from Wellesley Books, Lorna Ruby, for her round up of NEW books and Holiday Books for the season! Perfect for your holiday list or gift giving ideas. She’ll cover fiction, non-fiction, cooking, mystery, coffee table books and more!  Join zoom
Music Of Wwi- John Clark Great American Music Experience
Wednesday, November 15, 11:00am-noon, free
Join host John Clark in this highlights program of some of the most popular music of the war years (1939-1945). You’ll see and hear songs tied to specific events of WWII, like My Sister and I, Chin Up, Cheerio, Carry On and The Last Time I Saw Paris; songs of great heroism like Comin’ in on a Wing and a Prayer; songs that expressed the feelings of soldiers and spouses and families whose relationships were disrupted by this global conflict: As Time Goes By, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree; and songs of longing for the war to end: When the Lights Go On Again All Over the World. Featured artists include the Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Jimmy Dorsey, Johnny Mercer, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Vera Lynn, Kate Smith, Vaughn Monroe and Spike Jones.
Nature Travel Talks- The Wilds Of Southern Belize- In Person And Zoom
Thursday, November 20, 1:30-2:30pm, free
Join Joy Marzolf from The Joys of Nature.  Located in Eastern Central America, Belize shares borders with Guatemala and Mexico. From the crystal blue ocean waters and inland to the nearby mountains, it is amazingly diverse. Wildlife along the Southern coast, and nearby rivers, includes magnificent tiger herons, fast flyers like the cinnamon hummingbird and the peregrine falcon, and large swimmers like manatees and crocodiles. Traveling inland to the rainforest brings sightings of spectacular butterflies, birds, like the black headed trogon, but also mammals like the elusive jaguar and bands of coatimundi. Join us for a virtual trip to see some of the stunning wildlife of Southern Belize.
Day Trip- Newport Mansions At Christmas Time
Wednesday, November 29, $125 per person due upon registraton, 8:45 am departure from Fisk Methodist Church, 107 Walnut St, Natick, return approximately 5:45 pm.
Join us on a festive, fun filled day trip celebrating Christmas time in Newport RI travelling on a luxurious tour bus. We begin with a walking tour of The Breakers mansion, a Gilded Age 70-room mansion built in the late 1800s for the Vanderbilt family. Followed by a sumptuous lunch at The Atlantic Resort—please choose: Baked Stuffed Scrod, Chicken Piccata or Pasta Primavera at the time of your registration. After lunch we then have a walking tour of the beautiful Marble House a more modest 50-room, Gilded Age ‘summer cottage’ for the Vanderbilt extended family. The holiday decorations of lights, trees and festive decorations galore create an over-the-top experience of great holiday wonder.  Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 7.
Please note: There is some walking, stairs, uneven surfaces and standing for this day trip. This is a non-refundable purchase. Questions? Please call Sharon at Natick CSC 508-647-6540 X1907, [email protected]

Day Trip To Boston Holiday Pops
Thursday, December 14, for the 7:30pm show at Symphony Hall; $175.00 per person due upon registration. Bus departs 3:30pm from Fisk Methodist Church, 107 Walnut St, Natick and returns approximately 10:45 pm.
Join Bloom Tours for a delightful performance at historic Symphony Hall decked out for the season of holiday music favorites, a Pops sing-a-along and even a visit from jolly old St Nick! Before the show, we will go to the Cheesecake Factory for an early dinner. We order off the menu- you may request a copy of the menu from our front desk. This trip includes roundtrip transportation on the luxury bus, early dinner and second balcony tickets to the Boston Pops!  Registration deadline is Tuesday, November 14.
Please note: There is some walking, stairs, uneven surfaces and standing for this day trip. This is a non-refundable purchase. Questions? Please call Sharon at Natick CSC 508-647-6540 X1907, [email protected]