1. Online technology, safety training: 4:30 p.m. March 5. Whipple Senior Center, 182 Green St. Weymouth High School Senior Olivia Marcelin, will provide basic tips with staying safe while on the internet. The session is geared toward helping seniors know how to operate a desk computer and laptop properly. There is no cost to participate in this workshop, but there is a limited seating capacity of 25 people for the session. For additional information call 781-682-6140.
2. Give the gift of life: All blood types, especially type O, are urgently needed to provide hope and help for patients across the country. Blood donations are being accepted at the Weymouth Blood Donations Center, 208 Main St. 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. March 6-8. 11:45 a.m.-7 p.m. March 9-11, 10:45 a.m.-6 p.m. March 12, 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. March 13-15. Make an appointment now by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, or go online to www.redcrossblood.org. Donors can also call 1-800-RED CROSS. (1-800-733-2767).
3. Weymouth Garden Club: 9:30 a.m., March 7, Church of the Holy Nativity, 8 Nevin Road, South Weymouth. The garden club will welcome Nancy Brais to present her program, “Gardening Ergonomics.” Learn how your postures, techniques, and tools affect your risks and gardening experience. Learn habits to maintain and make correct use of the most valuable tool, your body, so this perfect machine can operate at peak performance and enhance your gardening experience. Nancy is an avid gardener and, as such, has personal experience with the aches and pains from the ergonomic risks of gardening tasks. She received her Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling and retired as an ergonomics manager from Raytheon. Nancy is a 2018 graduate of the Master Gardener program and became a landscape design consultant through the National Garden Club Federation in 2017. All are welcome to attend, and refreshments will be served. Additional information is available online: www.weymouthgardenclub.org.
4. Olde Kids On The Block: 1-3 p.m. March 11, Whipple Senior Center. Seniors from Weymouth and the surrounding towns are welcome to hear this 16-piece swing band that revives the big band sound of the '30s '40s and '50s. The band's professional retired and semiretired musicians will transport you back to that era and will have you dancing, humming, and tapping your feet. Dancers and listeners alike will thoroughly enjoy an uplifting afternoon of music and the vocals of Mara Castle. The cost to hear the band is $6, and the fee will be collected at the entrance. Coffee, tea, and pastry are included in the price.
5. Wildcat Café & Bakery: The Wildcat Café & Bakery at Weymouth High School features meals and baked goods prepared by the students enrolled in the culinary arts program. The café is open 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Baked goods can be bought at the bakery while it is open 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The entrance to the café and bakery is near the gold cafeteria. For additional information, call 781-337-7500, ext. 25131.