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February 20, 2014

Warm up with late-winter crafts

It’s almost time to get crafty with Dianne Moonoogian.

Moonoogian, a well-known local crafts expert, will offer a craft class at the Citizens Center in March.

She will teach students the fine points of making net wreaths.

IF YOU GO

What: Craft class with Dianne Moonoogian

When: In March, dates to be announced

Where: Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

More information: Call the Council on Aging at 978-374-2390.

Here are other local events and activities for senior citizens:

Health workshop planned: A Natural Options for Health and Wellness Workshop will be presented by Dr. Beth Greene of New Life Chiropractic in Central Plaza.

Greene will share tips and suggestions for keeping the spine healthy at all ages to minimize pain and maximize function. She focuses on the importance of being active, preventing and healing injury, as well as the role good nutrition plays in our lives.

The workshop will be Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Call 978-374-2390 to register.

Greene’s website is www.newlifechiropractic.net.

Exercise program delayed: The start date for the 3 B’s Exercise program has been postponed. Call the Council on Aging at 978-374-2390 for updated information.

Prescription program discussed: Kathy Devine of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs in Massachusetts will be at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., on Feb. 25 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the Massachusetts Prescription Advantage Program.

Prescription Advantage is a prescription drug insurance plan available to Massachusetts residents 65 and older, as well as younger people with disabilities who meet income and employment guidelines. Contact the Council on Aging to register.

Trips offered: The Council on Aging is planning several trips.

On March 12, travelers will go to Venus de Milo in Swansea for an Irish Celebration with Ronan Tynan. The cost is $79. On April 15, travelers will go to Mohegan Sun to see legendary actress and singer Debbie Reynolds. The cost is $79, including a gaming package. On April 26, travelers will go to Newport to the Doris Duke Mansion, with lunch at the Atlantic Beach Club and a tour of the Thomas Tew Distillery. The cost is $92. More information is available from the Council on Aging.

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