December Newsletter

Coming Soon!

New Stoneham High School Community Forum 12/13 6:30pm in person or online

Bellyful of Laughs MVES Annual Event 1/28, 2023 at Anthony’s Restaurant in Malden.
Tickets are $50 each.

Stoneham Community Grab-and-go dinners 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 5:30-6:15 at the First Congregational Church on 1 Church St in Stoneham

Events;

New Art Class with Susan McFarlane, Playing With Watercolor 12/2

Memory Cafe 12/13 10:30-12 pm at the Stoneham Senior Center

Aerial Photographs of Stoneham Stoneham Senior Center Tuesday, December 6 from 11 am to 12 pm

Come with Ines Valencia and walk together through the downtown of Lisbon to see the city’s beautiful Christmas lights, while we learn about local Portuguese Christmas traditions. Do you know what they eat for Christmas? Or what kind of cake they make to mark the occasion? Come with her to find out! 12/20 at 1 pm

Movie and Pizza;

Thursdays at 12:30, with thanks to Andrea’s Pizza of Stoneham, a donation of $2 is required

12/1 Captain Phillips

12/8 Notting Hill

12/15 Up in the air

12/22 Falling for Christmas

12/19 Chocolat

Games and Crafts

Cribbage Monday and Friday 10-12 pm

Hand and Foot Canasta Fridays 10-12 pm

Bridge Wednesdays 1-4 pm

Mahjong Tuesdays 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Knit and Crochet with Louise Wednesdays at 10 am

Knitting and Crafting Mondays 10 am-12 pm

Bocce Wednesdays 10 am (Weather permitting)

Timeless Trivia Tuesdays 1:00-2:00 pm. Reoccurring every other week. 12/6 and 12/20

Bingo Wednesday 1-3 pm

Art

Art with Howie Thursdays 9:30 -11:00 am

Art Matter 12/12 at 1 pm

Zentangle 12/5 and 12/12 at 1pm

Health and Wellness

$3 per class to the instructor

Zumba with Aimee Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:30 am

Weight training with Aimee Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:15 pm

Drums Alive Mondays 9:45-10:30 am

Line Dancing with Jim Banks Thursdays at 10:00 am

Relaxation Circle with Angela Shea Thursdays at 12:30 pm

Chair Yoga with Rosa Thursdays at 2:00 pm

Yoga with Leila Fridays at 9:00 am

A Helping Hand with Carol Seplowitz Appointments available Mondays 2:00-4:00 pm $5/hour

Parkinson’s Support Group 1st Tuesday of each month from 1:00-2:00 pm

Haircuts with Sis 3rd Monday of each month 8:30 am-12:30 pm 12/19

Blood Pressure Clinic 12/5 at 10am

Walking Club Wednesdays at 8:45 am

Care Dimensions Bereavement Support
Virtual Newly Bereaved
A one-time workshop for loss within the last three months. For anyone with a death in the last three months whose loved one was not connected to Care Dimensions hospice. RSVP required by Thursday before group. Virtual via Zoom Monday December 5, 3 – 5 pm

Virtual Monthly Caregiver Support Group
RSVP to Grief@CareDimensions.org by Friday prior to the group. Virtual via Zoom, Monday, December 12, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Please visit the Care Dimensions website’s Grief page for resources related to grief’s special challenges during COVID-19.

Melrose-Wakefield Healthcare;

Grief, Stress, and the Holidays Online Class – Tuesday, December 20, 10 am

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Coffee & Conversation Ongoing weekly teleconference calls every Thursday 1-2 p.m

To Register for online and in-person programs contact Stephanie Ramy by phone at 781-338-7559 or by email at AginginBalance@melrosewakefield.org

Resources

Stoneham Council on Aging Board

Shine Counseling

Senator Jason Lewis

Attorney for Seniors

Walkers, Canes, Commodes, Oh My!

Caregiver’s Support (MVES)

Transportation

December Newsletter