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GAY NINETIES CELEBRATION!
Sponsored by the Friends of Cameron Senior Center, Emerson Hospital, Cook Oil, Inc. and the Westford Rotary. The Westford Council on Aging is pleased to announce the annual Gay Nineties Celebration on Tuesday, May 21 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Franco American Club. In celebration of Older Americans Month, this event honors those Westford elders who are 90 years of age and older. The afternoon will include a catered lunch by Cormier Catering served around 11:30 a.m. Entertainment by the Justin Meyer Jazz Trio with vocal accompaniment. Advanced registration is necessary, at 978-692-5523 before May 10. Those born in 1929 or earlier, please indicate your birth year when registering so you can be acknowledged. Our honored Westford guests age 90 and over are welcome to bring two guests; they will be seated at your table. Both the honoree and their two guests attend free of charge. The cost for all other guests will be $17 if you are not a member of the Friends of Cameron and $12 if you are a Friends member. Transportation is available.
Learn more about your Family Heritage Thursday, May 16, 23, and 30 at 6 -7:30 p.m. Located at The Cameron Senior Center
Genealogists: Dave Welsh, Bob Oliphant and Patti Mason
A trio of local Westford genealogists will discuss different aspects of genealogy for the beginner and for intermediate genealogists over 3 weeks. Dave Welsh will address getting started with family research; Bob Oliphant will discuss federal census records and will describe how to do foreign language genealogy (French Canadian, Italian, Swedish); and Patti Mason will discuss the wealth of sources available on the internet as well as some lesser-used sources. The group will show samples of Genealogy to help you get started with your own search. Time will be given to assist with individual questions and research – during class or later.
Cost : $10
PLANNING FOR MEDICARE—Countdown to age 65. Thursday, May 23rd at 6 p.m.
Join us for a free seminar about when and how to enroll in Medicare, avoiding fees, Medicare Parts, Medigap plans and drug plans. Heather Hurd, a Blue Cross Blue Shield rep will be leading this class to help make this process feel less confusing. Come with your questions and please sign up by May 20 at 978-692-5523.
ORGANIC VEGETABLE DISTRIBUTION – May 16 through September
Gaining Grounds of Concord is once again offering its organic produce to all Westford residents that meet income guidelines. (Fuel assistance criteria). To participate one must sign an income attestation on the day of produce pick up. This distribution is held at the Westford Housing Authority at 65 Tadmuck Road in the Community Center. Because this program is so desirable people often arrive early so we will pass out numbers starting at 12:30 p.m. The freshly picked vegetables will be distributed at 1 p.m.. Any questions call Annette at 978-399-2326.