Council on Aging weekly happenings are posted every Thursday for the upcoming week, as well as at the Facebook page,


Contact Carver Council on Aging Activities Coordinator Connie Kelly at 508-866-4698, ext. 3.

Caregiver Support Program presented by Old Colony Elder Services: noon Oct. 16. Identify caregiver needs and learn about local programs and resources. Registration is required.

Decoupage Pumpkin Craft: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 17. Decorate a real or plastic pumpkin with a variety of autumn leaves and other seasonal accents. Register and bring a pumpkin.

“Witches Brew & Mother Crewe –Legends and True Tales from Olde Plymouth”: noon Oct. 23. Local author Diane Finn will share the stories of witchcraft and curses that took place in Plymouth long ago. She will have copies of her book for purchase and signing. Drop in.

BLOOM Bus Tour-Salem Witches and Pirates: Oct. 24. Visit the Salem Witch Museum and the New England Pirate Museum. Enjoy the shops and eateries of historic Pickering Wharf. Cost: $50 per person. Call Connie at 508-866-4698, ext. 3, to reserve a spot.

Game Day–Halloween Candy Left, Center, Right: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30. Registration is required.

AARP Driver Safety Classroom Course: 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31. Cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for nonmembers. Learn proven strategies to maintain confidence behind the wheel. Register at 508-866-4698, ext. 3. Arrive prior to 9:45 a.m. to fill out class certificate. There will be a lunch break.

Medicare Open Enrollment: Oct. 15-Dec. 7. During Medicare Open Enrollment, you can adjust your plan for next year. Call the SHINE counselor for an appointment today at 508-866-4698, ext. 4.


Chair Yoga, with instructor Maggie Lunevitz: Mondays, at 10 am. Cost $5/class (payable to the instructor). Yoga can benefit anyone, regardless of age, inflexibility or even disability. For those who can’t get on the floor to do a traditional mat yoga class, chair yoga offers wonderful health benefits. Please register.

Rummikub: Noon Wednesdays. Drop-in to play this tile game. Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Instruction will be provided for those who need it.

Bingo: 12:30 p.m. Thursdays

Crafts: from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Different craft offered each week to take home.

Cribbage: noon Tuesdays

Activity Afternoon: 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Different activity each week, call for details.

Handi Crafts: 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Knit, crochet, sew or do something else creative.

Creative Corner: 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Painting drawing sketching coloring or doodling.

The following classes need to have enough interest to begin. Date and time to be decided. To show interest in a class, contact Krystle at 508-866-4698, ext. 3.

Jewelry Making: Approximately $5 per class, all materials included.

Technology Day: Learn how to use a cellphone, iPad, Kindle or new computer.

Photography classes

Floral arrangement classes


Cook: Dawn Padovani

Activities: Connie Kelly

Outreach: Judy Murphy

Director: Carole Julius

The Carver Senior Center is located at 48 Lakeview St.  It is open from 9 a.m. .to noon Monday through Friday. Call 508-866-4698. Visit

Weekly happenings at the COA are posted every Thursday for the upcoming week, as well as the Facebook page, You can read the Carver COA newsletter online at

Meals-On-Wheels volunteers needed: If you or someone you know can help deliver meals to home-bound seniors in the community one or two mornings a week, call Dawn in the Nutrition Center at 508-866-4698, ext. 4.