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July 25, 2013

Council on Aging activities


Trip to Tanglewood, Berkshires: The Council on Aging is offering an overnight trip to Tanglewood and the Berkshires Aug. 6 and 7. The trip includes deluxe motor coach transportation, one-night hotel stay at the Comfort Inn in Pittsfield, full course luncheon, BSO concert, and admission to Ventfort Hall and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Cost is $299 per person, double occupancy.

:Garden Club seeks members: The Haverhill Garden Club is looking for new members. Membership includes 10 presentations by horticultural experts. Contact Carol Sobel at 978-377-0106 for additional information.

Ice cream social: The Council on Aging will host an ice cream social at Citizens Center on July 29 at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $1 per person. Contact Kathy or Rita for tickets.

Doo Wop musical performance: The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue will be held at Venus de Milo in Swansea on Sept. 5. This performance is dedicated to preserving and performing the music of the 1950s Doo Wop era. Tickets are $59 per person and include transportation, luncheon and performance.

Diabetes workshop offered: Home Health VNA will offer a six-week diabetes education workshop now through July 30. Sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to noon at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Karen DiPietro, a certified diabetes educator, will facilitate the group. The program will be provided in groups, but each person will receive on individual session. All sessions are covered by Medicare. Topics include healthy eating, being active, blood sugar monitoring, medications, problem solving, reducing complications and health coping with diabetes. Please contact Mary Connolly, RN, at the Haverhill Council on Aging 979-374-2390, ext. 15, to register.

Trip to the play ‘West Side Story’: The Council on Aging plans a trip to the Ogunquit Playhouse to see “West Side Story” on Sept. 15. The trip includes motor coach transportation, free time in Perkins Cove, Maine, and matinee tickets. Cost is $93 per person. Call 978-374-2390 for more information.

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