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

Scheduled Events

MASS AUDUBON NATURE WORKSHOPS

BOOK CLUB

GROUP COMPUTER INSTRUCTION

CONSUMER AFFAIRS

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

VETERANS’ APPRECIATION LUNCHEON OPEN HOUSE

THANKSGIVING DINNER

TREE DECORATING


MASS AUDUBON NATURE WORKSHOPS
The Mass Audubon will be delivering its remaining educational workshops at the COA on November 2nd and November 9th. The workshops meet on Thursdays at 1:00 PM The workshops are free and are for people who are 60 and older. Pre-register with Louise at 508-261-7368, as space is limited. The sessions are presented by Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary staff.

  • November 2nd –Pollinator Gardens & Native Plants- Participants will learn about pollinator species and the benefits they bring to our communities and how we can protect them.

  • November 9th – What can we do? Positive stories and examples…..
    101- Introduction to the Mansfield Conservation Commission and a discussion why it exists.

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BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, November 1st, 1:00 PM, The One Man, Andrew Gross
Wednesday, December 6th, 1:00 PM, The Tea Planter’s Wife, Dinah Jefferies

Newcomers are welcome. This program is free, and refreshments are available. return to menu

GROUP COMPUTER INSTRUCTION
Group Computer Instruction with Jeff on Tuesday, November 7th from 10:00 AM-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

CONSUMER AFFAIRS
The holidays are right around the corner, are you armed with vital information to keep yourself safe from scammers?

On Monday, November 13 at 10:00 AM the Mansfield Council on Aging will be hosting a coffee hour with a presentation on holiday scams. Robin Putnam, Research and Special Projects Manager from the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation and Amy Schram, Senior Community Relations Specialist from the Better Business Bureau will lead a discussion on topics such as: Black Friday shopping tips, return policies, defective merchandise, warranties, lost or stolen packages, gift certificates, credit card skimming devices and how to spot them, and identity theft and fraud prevention. Prior registration is required and may be made by calling Louise at 508-261-7368. return to menu

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME
It’s time to Fall Back! Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on November 5, 2017 than the day before. Please remember to turn your clocks back by 1 hour on Saturday when you got to bed or on Sunday when on wake up! return to menu

VETERANS’ APPRECIATION LUNCHEON OPEN HOUSE
In recognition of Veterans’ Day and appreciation for the past military of Mansfield veterans, the Congregational Church of Mansfield is hosting its 13h annual “Veterans’ Appreciation Luncheon” on Sunday, November 5th at 11:30 AM at the Congregational Church, 17 West Street, Mansfield.

Complimentary luncheon features a varied menu and musical entertainment. Any Mansfield Veteran who would like to join them must call the Church Office at 508-339-4793 or send an email to office@occmansfield.org to reserve a spot. When you call or email please let them know branch of service and a telephone number where you can be reached if needed. Feel free to extend this invitation to any fellow veterans who might also like to attend. A prompt response will guarantee your reservation. return to menu

THANKSGIVING DINNER
The Congregational Church on 17 West Street, Mansfield will be hosting its 31st Annual Friends of the Elderly Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 23rd at 1:00 PM. Individuals of all ages and families are welcome! For reservations, call Randy Pickus at 508-851-9414. Reservations are helpful, but not necessary. Drop-ins are always welcome! Mansfield residents may also arrange for transportation to/from dinner or meal delivery by calling Randy. return to menu

TREE DECORATING
It’s time to decorate the COA Christmas Tree! Come help decorate the tree on Friday, December 1st from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Seasonal music will be playing while we are decorating and holiday food will be served. Don’t forget to sign up with Louise at 508-261-7368. return to menu