Town of Mansfield, MA, Council On Aging, 255 Hope Street, Mansfield 02048 Phone: (508) 261-7368 Fax: (508) 339-4886

Scheduled Events

AARP TAX PREPARATION SERVICE OFFERED

GROUP COMPUTER INSTRUCTION

COA CINEMA PUB

MEET AND GREET WITH TOWN MANAGER KEVIN DUMAS

VALENTINES DAY CELEBRATION

LEARN ABOUT DAMASCUS

COA BECOMES IRISH!


AARP TAX PREPARATION SERVICE OFFERED
The COA is hosting the AARP, Tax Preparation service for 2017 income tax year starting on Monday, February 5th. This free service is for households 60 and older and those who are under the age 60 and are disabled, and are filling uncomplicated personal income tax returns.

Tax preparation is for state and federal income tax returns, and the state Circuit Breaker form. The Circuit Breaker is the real estate tax and water sewer fee rebate program offered through the state for households living within a certain income range. It may be filed even if the household is not required to file an income tax return. Those who have complicated investments and profit or loss from a business are not eligible to use this service.

This a popular program and appointments fill quickly. Tax preparation appointments are available on Mondays by PRIOR registrations only. Walk-ins will NOT be served. All participants are REQUIRED to fill out a pre-application for the tax preparer to be able to properly fill out all required tax forms. To schedule an appointment, please call Louise at 508-261-7368. Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM or Fridays from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM. return to menu

GROUP COMPUTER INSTRUCTION
Group Computer Instruction with Jeff on Tuesday, February 6th, from 10:00AM—12:00 PM. Pre-registration is required. Jeff will be reviewing basic navigation of a personal computer. Register with Louise at 508-261-7368. return to menu

COA CINEMA PUB
Wednesday, February 14th at 3:00 PM the COA will be showcasing, The Beautiful Fantastic staring Jessica Brown Findlay and Tom Wilkinson. Jessica Brown Findlay plays, Bella Brown a quirky young woman who dreams of writing and illustrating a successful children's book. She is forced by her landlord to deal with her neglected garden or face eviction. She meets her match in Alfie Stephenson played, by Tom Wilkinson, a wealthy mature man who lives next door.

Please note the change in day for Cinema Pub. This program requires prior registration. Refreshments are available. A $1 donation is appreciated. For reservations, Please call Louise at 508-261-7368. return to menu

MEET AND GREET WITH TOWN MANAGER KEVIN DUMAS
The COA will be hosting a coffee hour for Town Manager Kevin Dumas, on Thursday, February 15th, at 11:00 AM . This is an opportunity for Mansfield seniors to come and meet the Town Manager in an informal setting and discuss issues or concerns regarding town business. There is no prior registration required. Please just drop in even if it’s just to introduce yourself! Refreshments will be available. return to menu

VALENTINES DAY CELEBRATION
“Friends bring sunlight to your life. They warm your life with their presence, Whether they are far away or close by your side. A friend is a gift that brings happiness, and a treasure your cannot buy.” - Unknown.

Thank you Council on Aging Members for your friendship and Happy Valentine’s Day! On Friday, February 16, at 1:00 PM will be hosting a Valentine’s Party in honor of friendship. We will have a variety of entertainment that will include dancing, singing, games, and tasty snacks. Make sure to bring your dancing shoes and your best singing voice. Preregistration is required for this program. Please contact Louise at 508-261-7368 to reserve your spot. The cost for this program is a $4.00 donation. return to menu

LEARN ABOUT DAMASCUS
On February 23rd at 1:00 PM come join us at the Council on Aging as Marie Chauk takes you on a lively adventure to the ancient the city of Damascus, Syria. Marie will discuss her native city, its beauty, and historical sites dating back to many different periods. Damascus is believed to be the oldest inhibited city in the world. Please contact Louise at 508-261-7368 to register for this program. Refreshments and coffee will be served. This program is free and is sponsored by The Voices United, a COA diversity group. return to menu

COA BECOMES IRISH
On Friday, March 16th anyone who enters The Council of Aging becomes IRISH! Come celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with us at 11:30 AM at the COA. This year’s meal will be catered by Morin's. The Menu includes everyone’s favorite traditional fixings: Corn Beef, Cabbage, Glazed Carrots, New Potatoes, Mix Greens Mélange Salad, Irish Soda Bread and followed with a Decadent White Chocolate Bread Pudding!!! The meal will be followed by Celtic music brought to you by Aubrey Atwater of Atwater Donnelly. The cost of this program is a $8.00 donation. To reserve your seat please contact Louise at 508-261-7368. Space is limited. return to menu