Tag: Senior Programming

Elimination Diets with Courtney Eaton (Registration Required) @ 6:30 on 10/21/2019

courtneyDid you know: 1. Some foods don’t digest the same way for everyone. 2. Sometimes even foods we are accustomed to eating ferment and cause gas, bloating, pain and altered bowel movements. 3. Food sensitivity tests are not always accurate, so isolating certain foods is a better assessment. Join us as Courtney Eaton discusses how elimination diets work and which foods typically cause a reaction for individuals with gastrointestinal conditions.… Read more

The Capital Crime of Witchcraft: What the Primary Sources Tell Us ~ (NH Humanities) Registration Required @ 6:30 PM on 10/24/2019

Witchcraft_at_Salem_VillageOn first impression, the witchcraft trials of the Colonial era may seem to have been nothing but a free-for-all, fraught with hysterics. Margo Burns explores an array of prosecutions in seventeenth century New England, using facsimiles of primary source manuscripts, from first formal complaints to arrest warrants, indictments of formal charges to death warrants, and the reversals of attainder and rescinding of excommunications years after the fact; demonstrating how methodically… Read more

Learn to play Mahjong ~ (Registration Required) 1:00 – 3:00 on 10/7, 10/15 and 10/21/2019

american-mahjong-rules-800x800Have you ever thought?  Wow Mahjong looks like a really fun and interesting game but how would I ever learn it? Now is your chance.  Beginner classes will be offered in October.  In order to fully understand the game we ask that you attend all three sessions: Monday, October 7, 1:00 to 4:30 pm Tuesday, October 15, 1:00 to 4:30 pm  Monday, October 21, 1:00 to 4:30 pm Mahjong is… Read more

The Savvy Caregiver Program ~ Registration Required ~ Starting at 1:00 on 9/12/2019

SavvyhThe Savvy Caregiver program is a 6 week training program for caregivers who care for someone with Alzheimer’s or Related Dementias. The program is facilitated by trained Practitioner. It is based on the notion that family members who become caregivers need to be trained to assume a new role- caregiving- for which they are unprepared and untrained. Throughout the program- and laced through the various program materials such as the… Read more

Hidden History of the NH Seacost ~ Atkinson Historical Society (Registration Requested) @ 6:30 PM on Thursday 9/19/2019

Hidden HistoryTerry Nelson was an educator for forty years. His last position before retiring was as an assistant principal for Southside Middle School in Manchester—the home of the Spartans. He is a member of the Manchester Historical Association; Woodman Museum, Dover, New Hampshire; New Hampshire Archeological Society; and the Council for British Archaeology. He and his wife, Barbara, live in Dover with their little dog, Ellie. Terry will be discussing his… Read more

Community Band Concert ~ Cookout ~ Ice Cream Social – Thursday, 8/15/2019

TCB 2013 concert 004The Timberlane Community Band is a volunteer 50-piece adult concert band. They perform at various indoor and outdoor venues in the greater area. Samples of the their repertoire include ‘The Star Spangled Banner,” ‘American Fanfare,” ‘American Flourish,” ‘Armed Forces,” ‘Gershwin Tribute to Love,” ‘Grease,” ‘Liberty Bell,” ‘Medal of Valor,” ‘Pinball Wizard,” ‘Star Wars,” and ‘Stars and Stripes Forever.” Please join us an Ice Cream Social ad Summer Concert.  The courtyard… Read more

Unlaunch’d Voices: An Evening with Walt Whitman ~ NH Humanities and Atkinson Historical Society ~ (Registration Requested) at 6:30 on Thursday 6/20/2019

waltwhitmanNHHumanitiesThis program opens with the elderly Whitman on the evening of his seventieth birthday. The audience is a visitor in his room as he prepares for his birthday celebration. Whitman begins to reminisce during the telling. He transforms into his young vibrant self and we begin to trace back with him the experiences that led to the creation of Leaves Of Grass, his lifetime work. The first part of the… Read more

Global Banjar: International Voices in Antebellum Banjo Music ~ New Hampshire Humanities (Registration Requested) @ 6:30 on Thursday 5/30/2019

Global BanjarThe Hardtacks (Marek Bennett and Woody Pringle) deliver an engaging overview of global politics prior to the American Civil War through the lens of early banjo music. Between 1820 and 1860, the banjo transformed from a slave instrument found only on Southern plantations to an international pop phenomenon: songs and playing techniques carried far and wide in the emerging global economy, from the streets of New York’s Five Points slum… Read more

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body with Carrie Amorim Good ~ (Registration Required) 6:30 – 8:00 on Thursday 4/11/2019

AlzheimersAssociation LogoFor centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these… Read more

John Cartier author of An Awesome Life of an Ordinary Man (Registration Required) ~ at 6:30 PM on Monday, 4/8/2019

john CartierMeet the Author of: An Awesome Life of an Ordinary Man” A Life Sprinkled with Miracles. Join us to hear John L. Cartier who, following retirement at the age of 80, decided to write an inspirational autobiography. John will discuss how, after surviving colon cancer in 1999 and cancer of the larynx in 2016, while recovering, he wrote his book. He will discuss strategies he used to both write and… Read more