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October 14, 2013

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Upcoming events at the Methuen Senior Activity Center

METHUEN — Here’s what’s coming up at the senior center:

Singer and storyteller Davis Bates performs “Celebrating New England – Stories & Songs for Everyone” on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. This program is funded in part by a grant from the Methuen Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

The annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring a wide variety of assorted craft items, a luncheon snack bar, free hourly drawings, pastry shoppe, jewelry table and more. Admission is free and everyone is invited to attend.

A three-part informational money management program, “Finances 50+” will be presented by Bea Stankard from the Money Management Program at Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley. Each 90 minute session will focus on a different topic including, Budgeting and Goal Setting, Taking Charge of Credit and Debt and Developing a Savings Plan and Protecting Your Assets. Sessions will be held at the center on Nov. 6, Nov. 13 and Nov. 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend.

Mark your calendars for the ‘60’s Invasion, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. This show band features music and television trivia from the ‘60s, with tributes to artists like Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Roy Orbison. They’ll take you through the seasons through music and thrill you with history of rock! All are invited to enjoy the fun, excitement, memories, interaction and some really groovy music! Tickets are $9 per person and are available in the office or at the door. It’s open to the public. Call 978-983-8825 for more information.

On Nov. 18, for National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the center will host an Alzheimer’s/Dimentia Registry event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Methuen Police Department and TRIAD Senior Safety Program will conduct this sign-up clinic for families to register information about a loved-one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Information gathered, including an up-to-date photograph, is designed to assist authorities in the locating and safe return of a family member who may have wandered off.

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