See What’s Happening at the Senior Center the Week of Feb. 21

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The Watertown Senior Center decorated for Valentine’s Day.

The following information was provided by the Watertown Senior Center:

Watertown Senior Center Programs for Week of February 21, 2022. Some programs are offered on Zoom and some are in-person at the Senior Center. Please call us at 617-972-6490 to pre-register for all in-person programs to reserve your spot. New participants are always welcome in every program. We hope you’ll join us!

Reminder: Masks are required when visiting the Senior Center, when riding the Senior Shuttle Bus and when visiting the Watertown Food Pantry, regardless of vaccination status. Thank you.

Activities Schedule for Week of 2/21/2022

Monday, 2/21:

Senior Center CLOSED for Presidents’ Day

Tuesday, 2/22:

10:00 AM: Seniors’ Public Safety Coffee at the Police Station: 552 Main Street
12:30 PM: Zoom Tai Chi & Meditation with Marie Favorito
12:30 PM: Cribbage, Scrabble at the Senior Center-call to register
1:00 PM: IT Assistance with Ed for those who pre-registered

Wednesday, 2/23:

11:00 AM: CANCELLED TODAY: Zoom Total Body Exercise with Nicole
1:30 PM: Rummikub at the Senior Center-call to register
1:30 PM: Canasta, Scrabble at the Senior Center-call to register
2:00 PM: Knitting Group AT the Senior Center

Thursday, 2/24:

9:00 AM: Zoom Exercise
10:30 AM: Zoom Talk with Tom
12:30 PM: Valentine Sweets Grab-n-Go Pick-up for those who pre-registered
1:00 PM: Whist at the Senior Center
1:30 PM: Chair Volleyball at the Senior Center
2:30 PM: Movie at the Senior Center “The Wedding Planner”

Friday, 2/25:

12:00 PM: Zoom Seated Strength & Balance with Pearl Pressman
1:00 PM: Zoom Mellowtones Choral Group with Anne Silverman
1:30 PM: Jazz Dance and Fitness at the Senior Center-call to register (Class moves to 10:30 AM on March 4)
2:00 PM: Art Class Social AT the Senior Center

Thank you to Watertown Rotary Club

Our sincere thanks to the Watertown Rotary Club and the residents of Watertown who joined them in making Valentine greeting cards for the older adults in our community. The Valentines will be added to the bags of the Senior Center’s Valentine Sweets grab-and-go event. Thank you!

AARP Tax Preparation – Appointments Still Available!

The AARP Tax Prep Volunteers will be returning to the Senior Center starting February 8 through April 15 on Tuesdays and Fridays to prepare tax returns free of charge with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 or have low to moderate income and have no rental income. You don’t have to be an AARP member. All of AARP’s tax preparations are done by trained volunteers who must complete training and pass IRS certification annually to assist in tax preparation. This year, tax assistance will be available at the Watertown Senior Center by appointment only, and available options can change on short notice based on COVID-19 conditions.

Call the Senior Center at (617) 972-6490 to schedule your appointment.

Senior Shuttle Bus for Weekly Shopping Needs & Special Trips

The Watertown Senior Shuttle Bus is back on the road for grocery shopping and some special trips. Masks are required on the bus. Rides are door-to-door and are now scheduled by appointment only.

Call the Senior Center at 617-972-6490 for more information and to schedule your ride.

Suggested donation is $2.00 roundtrip paid to the driver. Trips to Stop and Shop/CVS/Watertown Savings Bank, Market Basket, Marshalls, Roche Brothers, Target and Trader Joes are on the schedule.

Watertown Food Pantry open Tuesdays, 10 AM – 2 PM

The Food Pantry is located at 80 Mount Auburn Street, rear, and is open Tuesdays from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Food donations are received on Tuesdays from 8:30 AM until 2 PM. Follow this link for more details click here: Watertown Food Pantry | Watertown, MA – Official Website

Masks are required for all visitors to the Food Pantry. Thank you to all who have donated!

The Watertown Council on Aging/Senior Center is located at 31 Marshall Street, Watertown, MA.

Phone: 617-972-6490 Email: SeniorCenter@watertown-ma.gov

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