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April 17, 2014

Music and fun for Mother's Day

(Continued)

The cruise will be from April 25 to May 9 on the Norwegian Cruise Line Dawn.

New weekend trips offered: 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.

Cost of the trip is $92. Contact the Council on Aging for additional information.

A trip is planned to Mystic, Conn., Aquarium and seaport on May 18. The trip includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, admission to the aquarium and seaport, and a $10 gift card for lunch. Cost of this trip is $89.

A trip to hear the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall for a film night conducted by John Williams will be June 7. Cost of this trip is $94 per person and includes dinner at California Pizza Kitchen.

New Foxwoods trip planned: On April 22, the Council on Aging and Bethany Communities are planning a trip to Foxwoods Casino.

Cost is $35 per person and includes deluxe motor coach transportation, full buffet lunch and slot play. Contact the Council on Aging for more information.

Continuing education offered: The COOL Program at Northern Essex Community College offers educational opportunities for life-long learners who are 50 and older.

This program provides a wide variety of topics to be explored each semester. For additional information, contact Charlene Boucher at 978-659-1225.

Volunteers sought: Volunteers are needed at the Citizens Center on Mondays and Thursdays from noon to 3 p.m.

For details, call 978-374-2390.

Popular exercise class offered: Zumba Gold has become one of the Council on Aging’s most popular classes.

Instructor Stephanie Smith has her class dancing up a storm. Classes are held every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and the cost is $5 per week. This is offered as a drop-in class, so come to the Citizens Center and join the fun.

Scrabble games played: Senior citizens have a chance to play Scrabble in an organized group setting.

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