Zoom Events for Seniors, Property Tax Work Off & More from the Senior Center

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Watertown Senior Center

The Watertown Senior Center sent out the following information (see the entire August 2020 Watertown Senior News by clicking here):

To keep our senior community safe, the Senior Center remains closed to visitors for all programs, exercise classes, social activities and shuttle bus services until further notice as we adhere to recommendations for a safe re-opening.

However, many of our programs have moved to a Zoom format, including Art with Dawn, Chair Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation, Seated Strength and Balance, Exercise with Joanna, Mellowtones Chorus and other discussion groups.New for August include Line Dancing, Flowers with Ernie, and Pilates! Please review the newsletter for details. Staff is available to respond to your phone calls and to emails. You can reach us by calling the Senior Center at (617) 972-6490 or by emailing SeniorCenter@watertown-ma.gov.

Senior Parking Permits: Renew or purchase a new permit by calling us at (617) 972-6490 for details.
 
Election Help: The Town Clerk is in great need of assistance with the process of mailing out and receiving ballots. Help is also needed on Election Days at the Polls on September 1 and November 3. Please call (617) 972-6490 for information.

Property Tax Work Off:  Applications are now available for senior or veteran work in a Town Department. Applicants who meet eligibility can earn up to $1500 towards their property taxes in exchange for 118 hours of work in a Town Department. For details and an application, please call the Senior Center at  (617) 972-6490 or Veterans Services at (617) 972-6416.

The Watertown Food Pantry is located at 80 Mount Auburn Street and is open on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Donations of food will be accepted from 9-2, also on Tuesdays. Monetary donations can be made payable to Watertown Food Pantry and sent to the Watertown Senior Center at 31 Marshall Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Thank you to everyone who has donated funds and food for our neighbors. We are grateful for your support. Link to other Food Pantries: https://www.watertown-ma.gov/322/Food-Pantries.

Sincerely,
Anne-Marie Gagnon
Director of Senior Services
Email: SeniorCenter@watertown-ma.gov
Phone:  (617) 972-6490

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