The Center offers a wide variety of classes and activities
which are open to individuals of all ages.
ART CLASS - Instruction given in water colors, oils and acrylics. Class meets each Monday at 1:00 pm. Fee $2.00 per class. No classes in the Summer.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES - On the second Tuesday of each month we have a celebration for all seniors who were born in that month We have a beautiful cake, and lots of fun. What a wonderful way to celebrate your special day. Just call the Center and register by 2:30 pm the day before the parties. Be sure to let us know if it is your Birthday so we can provide you with a complimentary gift.
CERAMICS - We offer a variety of ceramic pieces to paint and fire, including seasonal items. Classes meet Thursday at 9:30 am.
Instructor Elizabeth Lisowski. Fee $2.50 per class, including firing.
CHAIR EXERCISE - Classes will meet each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 am at the Senior Center. Chair Exercise promotes good circulation and muscle tone. This is an excellent program for those who have difficulty moving. Instructor: Lori Stacy . No Fee.
CRIBBAGE - From beginner to experienced players. A fun time! Players meet each Tuesday at 1:00 pm. No Fee.
CROCHETING & KNITTING CIRCLE - This group makes hats & booties for preemie babies at Baystate Hospital, afghans for “Keep Warm America” and items for various other charities. Instructor Darlene Yiznitsky. The Circle meets every Tuesday at 10:00am. No Fee.
LUNCH BUNCH – Once a month this group meets at the Center and travels to a different restaurant for lunch. Transportation provided. Reservations needed to plan for transportation. The Lunch Bunch travels the secondThursday of every month.
MEMOIRS GROUP - Seniors share the memories of their lives and how things "used to be" in Monson.
Refer to calendar for date & time of meetings. Call Mona with any questions.
PITCH - Tournament Play. Contact Center to enroll. Pitch players meet Thursday at 1:30.
S.A.L.T. - Is a community policing initiative between the seniors, the Monson Police Department, the Monson Fire Department
and the Monson Council on Aging to increase safety through education and crime prevention.
The Group meets the second Tuesday of every other month at 4:00 P.M. at the Center.
It’s goals are:
- To reduce criminal activity which targets older citizens
- To alleviate seniors’ fear of victimization, build confidence, and improve their quality of life
- To enhance delivery of law enforcement and safety services to older citizens.
Individuals of all ages are welcome to join the S.A.L.T. initiative.
Wii Bowling - Contact center to enroll. Teams meet every Friday afternoon at 12:45.
The Council on Aging is always anxious to add activities to our program list.
Anyone interested in starting a new activity should contact Lori at the Center, 267-4121.