The Pembroke Council on Aging is located at 144 Center St. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. For information: 781-294-8220;

Upcoming programs

Plymouth County Registry of Deeds: 10 a.m. July 17. John Buckley will do a presentation on the Homestead Act and Registry of Deeds. He will also have notary publics available.

“Craft of the Month” Topiary Flower Pot: 12:30-2:30 p.m. July 23. This month you will be making a topiary flower pot. A cost of $10 includes all supplies. Payment is due when signing up. Only 10 people.

Hair cuts for Woman: 10:30 a.m. to noon July 24. $5. Yukae McNeil will dry cut and style your hair. Sign up is necessary.

“Art with Tami” — Beach Canvas Art: 12:30-2:30 p.m. July 25. Tami Traft, traveling art instructor, will be leading this step-by-step Acrylic Painting on canvas class. All supplies provided for $15 per person. Payment due when signing up.

Ice Cream Social sponsored by Senior Whole Health: 12:30 p.m. July 31. Tracy Fennessy and Mary Bessey will do a presentation on heart disease hypertension/congestive heart failure followed by an Ice Cream Social.

Bus trips

Contact Susan Larkin at 781-294-8220.

Lobster Bake Lunch Cruise aboard the Beauport Princess: July 20. $99 per person. Excursion to scenic Gloucester. Price includes lunch, cruise with DJ and transportation.

New England Dueling Pianos & Clean Comedy Show: July 26 at Whites of Westport. $85 per person. Price includes dinner, show, tax and transportation.

Newport Playhouse Lobster Fest: Aug. 21, Newport, Rhode Island. $109 per person includes motor coach transportation, buffet dinner with lobster, show and cabaret entertainment.

Bobby Rydell live in concert: Aug. 14, Venus De Milo in Swansea. $99 per person. Also starring comedian Frankie Pace. Rydell is an American entertainment legend. Price includes transportation, lunch, show, tax and meal gratuity.

Kenny & Dolly Tribute “Together Again”: Sept. 11, Danversport Yacht Club in Danvers. $99 per person. Starring Wendy T. and Marty Edwards. Price includes transportation, lunch, show, tax and gratuity.

New Hampshire’s Turkey Train: Oct. 4, Hart’s Farm. $97 per person includes mystery stop, train ride, luncheon on the train, meal tax/gratuity and Best of Times Travel tour director with gratuity included.

THe Ultimate Tribute to Rod Stewart Live in Concert by Rob Caudill: Nov. 15, Venus De Milo in Swansea. $99 per person. Price includes transportation, lunch, show, tax and gratuity.

The Sicilian Tenors, Christmas Amore: Dec. 5. $92 per person. Price includes transportation, lunch, show, tax and gratuity.

The American Bandstand New Year’s Eve Day featuring the Tom LaMark Orchestra: Dec. 31, Lake Pearl in Wenham. $89 per person. Price includes luncheon, tax, gratuity, entertainment, party favors and champagne toast. Sliced sirloin steak or baked stuffed chicken breast or baked scrod and a special New Year’s dessert buffet.


Knitting: 1:30 p.m. July 19.

Improve Your Balance: 12:30 p.m. July 25. Presented by Long Pond Physical Therapy.

Ancestry & Family Tree: 12:30 p.m. July 26. Appointment is necessary.

Left, Center, Right: 12:30 p.m. July 16. This is an easy to learn dice game led by volunteer Connie Delano. No experience necessary. Bring a friend.

Memory Cafe: 1 p.m. July 18.

Fitness and exercise

TAI CHI with Dorothy Prince: 10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays; beginner Tai Chi at 9 a.m. Thursdays. $3 per class. This gentle form of exercise can help maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

ZUMBA with Pasqualina Schoenthaler: 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Zumba Gold is a series of fitness programs specifically designed to take the exciting Latin and international dance rhythms and bring them to the active older adult, the beginner participant and other special modifications for success. $5 per class.

CHAIR YOGA with Rita Whooley: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Most of us are aware of how important it is to continue to exercise as we age. Having a regular exercise routine can help seniors in a variety of ways, ranging from fall prevention to avoiding depression and relieving arthritis. The challenge that often presents itself is how to find safe forms of exercise that can accommodate the physical limitations aging often causes. $4 per class.

LINE DANCING with Harriet Clarke: 1 p.m. Thursdays. If you have never tried or are new to line dancing, come early and practice with Harriet. Line dancing is an excellent weight-bearing and cardiovascular workout for healthier bones and heart and can improve balance and flexibility. $3 per class.

Health screening clinics

Last patient seen 15 minutes before closing time. Screenings include blood pressure and vital sign assessment, blood sugar screening, nutritional counseling, medication review and instruction.

MacDonald Way: 9-10 a.m. July 17.

Mayflower Court: 9:30-10:30 a.m. July 23.