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Events For Natick Community Senior Center

Please register for all events by calling 508-647-6540 or come by the center, 117 East Central St. 

Weekly Walks- Tuesdays

Every Tuesday meet us at 9:30 am at Elm Bank/Mass Hort to walk the loop road. We meet at first parking lot on the left as you enter abutting soccer fields.  We will walk as a group for an hour led by Sharon or other volunteer, wear comfortable shoes/sneakers, dress appropriately for the weather, goes rain or shine. Free, registration requested. 

Mindfulness Meditation- Hybrid

Join Sharon every Monday and Thursday, 2-2:40pm, free for some quiet meditation and some guided meditation. No meditation May 27 - Memorial Day.

Mondays At A Museum

Join Sharon as we visit museums from around the world. Mondays 3:00-4:00pm, free

May 6- Across America photography

May 13- American Passage Homer

May 20, Harvard Art Museum, MOMA, The Barnes

May 27- Memorial Day- Center is closed

Culturally Curious- Art Of Scandal: Thefts, Vandals And Forgeries

Wednesday, May 1, 1:30-2:30pm, free

This program explores some for the most brazen criminal acts in the art world and features works by artists including da Vinci, Michelangelo and Rembrandt. Learn more about works that were targeted and how they were recovered and restored for our enjoyment today. Thank you to Whitney Place for sponsoring this program!

The Gilded Age- A Talk With Rick Tulipano- In Person

Thursday, May 9, 1:30-2:30pm, free

What was the Gilded Age? As we answer that question we’ll check out the skeleton in Grover Cleveland’s closet, James Garfield’s untimely (and needless) death and the reason why Benjamin Jarrison would never win a personality contest. We’ll also reveal the identity of the America’s first coast-to-coast celebrity sensation. 

Share Your Read- In Person Book Group

Friday, May 10, 12:30-1:30 pm, free 

Join other avid readers and bring whatever you are currently reading (no more than three books) to share with the group.  They may be fiction, nonfiction, romance, mystery, history, or any genre you like!  Each person can talk a bit about the book--why you like it, how you found out about it, would you recommend it, and so on.  Group leader, Karen Mallozzi, will start us off with her current reads including: Switchboard Soldiers (nonfiction) by Jennifer Chiaverini; The Wager (nonfiction) by David Grann and A Blizzard of Polar Bears (Mystery) by Alice Henderson.

The Joys Of Nature- Nature Talk On Sharks And Rays- Hybrid

Tuesday, May 14, 1:30-2:30pm, free

Join Joy Marzolf as we look at sharks and rays, ancient and amazing animals. How large were the teeth of the pre-historic megalodon shark? How does a shark find its food? Do sharks always need to keep swimming? What important roles do they play in our oceans? These animals are often portrayed negatively in the media, but what is it really like to be under water diving with them? Learn what makes sharks and rays such amazing animals through images from around the world, including great white, great hammerhead, tiger, lemon, whale sharks and manta rays. 

Live Music With Rob Natoli’s Swing String Jazz Trio

Monday, May 20, 1-2pm, free

Join the Swing String Jazz Trio with guitar, vocals, violin and bass guitar for swing music from the “big band” era of the 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s. You’ll recognize the songs and are encouraged to sing along and even dance! Sponsored by Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Corp.

Meet Up At Garden In The Woods

Wednesday, May 29, 10:45am, $5.00pp due at registration

Garden in the Woods is a 45 acres’ woodland botanical garden located at 180 Hemenway Road, in Framingham, Massachusetts, United States. It is the headquarters of Native Plant Trust. Meet in the parking lot and we will enter together.

Day Trips Coming Up:

Newport Flower Show At Marble House: Fri., June 21, $126.10, per person (non-refundable purchase) Bus departs from Fisk Methodist Church, 106 Walnut St, Natick at 9:00 am returning approximately 6:30 pm. Registration Deadline: Thurs., May 30.

Join us for the annual Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff Mansion. First stop is lunch at Johnny’s/Wyndham Resort overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Newport’s Easton Pond. Please choose your entrée at registration: Baked Stuffed Scrod, Chicken Piccata or Pasta Primavera. After lunch we go to the Rosecliff with gorgeous floral displays and gardens. We have some free time downtown Newport before returning home. 

 Lobster Roll Cruise- Dennis on the Cape: Tues., July 23, $116.10, non-refundable, payable at registration. Luxury bus departs from Fisk Methodist Church, 106 Walnut St, Natick at 10 am, returns approximately 6:15 pm. Registration Deadline: Mon., July 1.

Join us as we head to Dennis on Cape Cod launching on our dinner cruise boat. Enjoy views of Sesuit Harbor on the calm waters of Cape Cod Bay while you enjoy a choice of Lobster Roll, Roast Beef Roll Up or Vegetarian Roll Up (choose lunch option at registration). Back on land, we have some free time in downtown Hyannis to shop. 

 Essex Steam Train And Riverboat: Thursday, August 8, $140.00, non-refundable, payable at registration. Luxury bus departs from Fisk Methodist Church, 106 Walnut St, Natick at 8:45am, returns approximately 5:30pm. Registration Deadline: Tues., July 16.

Join us as we head down to Essex, CT boarding Essex Steam Train. We will enjoy lunch in the dining car while we take in the beautiful countryside of meadows and farms. Please choose: Beef Tips with gravy, Baked chicken or Vegetarian Plate at time of registration. We will get off the train at Deep River Station to board the Riverboat for a relaxing ride along the Connecticut River. 

 Tanglewood - Concert and Lunch: Sat., August 17, $157.50, non-refundable, payable at registration. Luxury bus departs from Fisk Methodist Church, 106 Walnut St, Natick at 7:45am, returns approximately 5:30pm.   Registration Deadline: Wed., July 24.

We have an early departure to arrive for our 10:30am open rehearsal performance at the Shed.  Earl Lee conducts Simon, Schumann and Beethoven featuring Yo-Yo Ma, cello. Once the performance is done we head over to the Red Lion Inn for lunch where you will have a choice of Roasted Haddock, Pot Roast or Chicken Pot Pie- choose entrée at registration. Meal also comes with a salad chef’s choice of starch and seasonal vegetables and desert. Must reserve this one early, seats limited!

Block Island: Tues., August 20, $140.00, non-refundable, payable at registration. Luxury bus departs from Fisk Methodist Church, 106 Walnut St, Natick at 6:45am, returns approximately 6:15 pm. Registration Deadline: Tues., July 16.

Step back in time to relaxing Block Island starting with ferry ride from Point Judith, RI to the Island. We’ll start with an Island Tour approximately 1hr 15’ with a stop at the historical Southeast Light. Afterwards we lunch at the National Hotel on the waterfront. Please choose: Pan Seared Chicken Breast, Pasta Pomodori or Flame Grilled Salmon for lunch at your registration. After lunch we’ll have time to walk and shop in the Old Harbor downtown or just relax on the hotel porch.

 Newport Playhouse- Run For Your Wife: Wed., September 25, $134.10, non-refundable, payable at registration. Luxury bus departs from Fisk Methodist Church, 106 Walnut St, Natick at 9:00am, returns approximately 5:45 pm.  Registration Deadline: Tues., September 3.

A FUN filled afternoon at this dinner theatre with buffet lunch, wonderful play and cabaret. The feature play, 1982 British comedy by Cooney, Run For Your Wife, shows John Smith who has two wives, two lives and a very precise schedule for juggling them both.