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July 29, 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.

Hatch to speak at Men’s Breakfast Aug. 1: Discussing his recent 50-mile Grand Canyon run, Georgetown police Sgt. Scott Hatch will be the guest speaker at the Men’s Breakfast Thursday, Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m. at Trestle Way. With great appreciation, the Council on Aging thanks Crosby’s Markets for their sponsorship and the Georgetown Housing Authority for their partnership in offering the monthly program. To make reservations, call the office.

ESMV case manager Aug. 5: Case manager Sarah Murdock of Elder Services of Merrimack Valley, Inc. is available to answer questions regarding programs and services available through ESMV Monday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church. Appointments must be scheduled through the COA office. To schedule an appointment, call the COA office.

SHINE office hours Aug. 6: SHINE counselor Jerry Goldberg will be available to answer health insurance questions Tuesday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. To schedule an appointment, call the COA.

Blood pressure clinic Aug. 7: Public health nurse Pam Lara will be available to take blood pressure, heart assessments and to discuss medication information with elders Wednesday, Aug. 7, 10-11 a.m., at the First Congregational Church.

Summer stories, seasonal cobbler Aug. 20: Join us for a time of summer stories and seasonal fruit cobbler on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m., at the First Congregational Church. Bring photos, stories and memories to share. For reservations, call the COA.

Van trip to Peabody Essex Museum Aug. 23: The COA will sponsor a van trip to view Faberge Revealed, an exhibit featuring more than 230 singular treasures created by the House of Fabergé in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including enameled clocks, gold cigarette cases, hard stone carvings, ruby-encrusted brooches and four signature imperial eggs made for Nicholas II and the Romanov family. This exhibition explores ideas of luxury, innovation, entrepreneurship and imperial patronage while providing insight into Peter Carl Fabergé’s life, business and legacy. The van will begin picking up participants at 9:30 a.m. Cost includes $2 for the van, admission cost for elders is $13 and a $5 surcharge for the Faberge exhibit. Lunch is on your own. Seating is limited. To make a reservation, call the COA.

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