See the Age-Friendly Events Around Watertown in September

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The following announcement was provided by the Marshall Home Fund:

Throughout September, Watertown’s older residents can attend a series of workshops on affordable housing; learn about services the Fire Department offers; visit the Farmer’s Market; and celebrate Grandparents’ Day at Brigham House.

These events are supported in part by the Marshall Home Fund, a local foundation that gives grants to non-profit organizations to make Watertown an Age-Friendly Community. All the events are free and open to the public. See details below.

Affordable Housing How-Tos. Sept. 17 and 24, 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Watertown Senior Center, Marshall Street. Sponsored by Metrowest Collaborative Development. (RSVP 617-972-6490)

Fire and Life Safety for Older Adults: safety lessons and demonstrations of various aspects of firefighting. Sept. 5, 19, and 26, 10:00 a.m. at the Watertown Senior Center, Marshall Street. Sponsored by the Watertown Fire Department. (RSVP 617-972-6490)

Watertown Farmer’s Market: SNAP users can save on produce purchased at the market. Wednesdays until Oct. 9, 2:30-6:30 p.m. at Saltonstall Park next to Town Hall. Sponsored by Live Well Watertown. (Visit livewellwatertown.org)

Grandfriends’ Day: songs, crafts and treats. Sept. 12, 9:30 a.m. at Brigham House, Mt. Auburn Street. Sponsored by Watertown Families Together. (Contact arlenesmith@hotmail.com)

For more information about the Marshall Home Fund: visit our booth at the Farmer’s Market on Sept. 4 or the Faire on the Square on Sept. 28; visit www.marshallhomefund.org; or email info@marshallhomefund.org.

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