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June 26, 2014

Here's a way to get 'crafty'

There’s plenty of summer ahead, but when fall arrives it will be time for elders to turn their attention to holiday crafts.

The Council on Aging will host its second annual Senior Holiday Craft Fair on Nov. 22 at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. The center hosts a variety of craft events throughout the year.

Participants must be 60 years old. There is no table fee.

Call 978-374-2390 to reserve a table.

IF YOU GO

What: Senior Holiday Craft Fair

When: Nov. 22

Where: Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Here are other local events and activities for senior citizens:

Independence Day party planned: The Council on Aging is planning a Fourth of July celebration for July 3 at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

The event will be from 1 to 3 p.m.

George Whitehouse of A Good Times DJ will play music from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s. Lunch will be provided by Broadway Caterers. Tickets are $8 per person. Tickets are available by contacting Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

The celebration is one of several social events put on by the Council on Aging each year. Winnekenni Castle is also the venue of some of the events.

Lowell Spinners tickets available: Grandparents, children and grandchildren are welcome to enjoy a night at the ball park to watch the Lowell Spinners on July 22.

The game will begin at 7 p.m. Senior citizens will receive a voucher for tickets, a hot dog and a drink.

Call 978-374-2390 for ticket details.

Lobsterfest planned: The Council on Aging is hosting a Lobsterfest at the Newport Playhouse on Aug. 5.

Buffet includes a 1 ¼ boiled lobster, mussels in wine, clam chowder, corn on the cob, chicken and other items. The comedy “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s” will be performed. Cost of the trip is $93 per person.

Medicare program discussed: A. Cynthia Smith from the Elder Service Plan of the North Shore will discuss its Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) on June 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

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