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June 26, 2013

Georgetown senior activities

The Georgetown Senior Center is at the First Congregational Church on Andover Street. For more information about programs, call the Council on Aging office at 978-352-5726.

ESMV case manager July 1: Case manager Sarah Murdock of Elder Services of Merrimack Valley, Inc. (ESMV) is available to answer questions regarding programs and services available through ESMV Monday, July 1, 10 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. Appointments must be scheduled through the COA office.

SHINE office hours July 2: SHINE counselor Jerry Goldberg will be available to answer health insurance questions Tuesday, July 2, 9 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. To schedule an appointment, call the COA.

Blood pressure clinic July 3: Public health nurse Pam Lara will be available to take blood pressure, heart assessments and to discuss medication information with elders Wednesday, July 3, 10-11 a.m., at the First Congregational Church.

Ice Cream Social July 10: An ice cream social will follow lunch on Tuesday, July 10, 11:30 a.m. Indulge your cravings with multiple toppings, whip cream and cherries — of course! Make a morning of it and stay for lunch (lunch reservations required in advance). To help with event planning, call the COA.

COA to host Chicken Barbecue July 23: Provided by the Merrimack Valley Nutrition Project, the COA will host a Chicken Barbecue Tuesday, July 23, 11:30 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. Music will be provided by the Over the Hill Band beginning at 10 a.m. The musical program is supported in part by a grant from the Georgetown Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. The lunch menu will include barbequed chicken breast prepared on site, corn on the cob, baked beans, potato salad, dinner roll, watermelon and lemonade. Cost is $2. To make reservations, call the COA by July 16.

Summer craft July 30: A summer craft activity is planned Tuesday July 30, 10 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. Class size is limited. If planning to attend, call the COA.

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