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Millbury Senior Center

MILLBURY -  The Millbury Council On Aging, 1 River St., has listed the upcoming calendar of events.
Senior work-off program for eligible seniors, 60 or older that are residents of Millbury, receive up to $1,500 per year that can be used to pay real estate property tax in return for voluntary service at a town department. For more information or to pick up an application please call the center at 508-865-9154.
Exercie classes, Mondays and Fridays 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Classes are held inside with limited capacity. Reservations required,  please call the center at 508-865-9154.
Walking club, Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. We will be walking around the garden. This will be followed by coffee in the garden.
Social bingo, SOCIAL BINGO 12:30 p.m. will be outside weather permitting. Bring your pennies. Please call center 508-865-9154.
Summer concerts are back
Thursday, June 17, 6 – 7:15 p.m. featuring Robert Black, an Elvis impersonator. 
Thursday, July 15, 6 – 8 p.m. 4 Ever Fab “A Beatles Tribute Band.”
Thursday, August 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Eddie Forman Polka Band Orchestra.
Concerts are sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Mike and Lucille Maguire. Hot dogs and drinks will be available for sale. These events will be held rain or shine, bring your lawn chairs.  Masks required along with social distancing.
Millbury Friendly Visitor program 
Our Friendly Visitor program is now being provided by telephone. Volunteers call clients to check in with them, chat and hear a friendly voice. For more information on coordinating a Friendly visitor call the center at 508-865-9154.
Memory Café
Our Traveling Memory Café is visiting people monthly. If you are interested in a visit (outside) please call Julieanne Fitzgerald at the senior center. We are also looking for volunteers to assist with this program. For more information call to RSVP 508-865-9154.
Millbury Senior Center Food Pantry 
Our pantry is open for Millbury residents Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please call ahead to place your order and pick up 508-865-9154.
Millbury Senior Center Transportation 
Transportation is provided for Millbury senior residents Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We travel one town out in each direction including Sutton, Grafton, Auburn and Worcester
A 48 hour notice is required for scheduling rides (business days)
Rides are free until July 1. For more information or to schedule transportation call the center at 508-865-9154.
Blood Pressure Clinic every Tuesday from 9 - 10 a.m. Blood Pressure Clinic is now held inside. Come to front door and we will escort you from there. Masks required along with social distancing.
The senior center is accepting SNAP applications (food stamps). Our appointments are on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Call for an appointment and required documentation 508-865-9154. This project has been funded at least in part with Federal Funds from USDA. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. The SNAP Logo is a service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA does not endorse any goods, services or enterprises.
Grab and Go Meals - Lunch meals will be available to be picked up daily at the front door, 11:30 a.m. Menu is available on town website, or our Millbury Senior Center Facebook page. A 48 hour reservation is required. For more information or reservations call us at 508-865-9154.
The Senior Center is closed to the public. While the building is not open to the public the Food Pantry at the Millbury Senior Center is available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday thru Friday by calling 508-865-9247 for an appointment our food pantry is fully stocked at this time tell us what you need and you can pick it up or we will deliver it.  
  We are still here to answer any questions you may have and we are available for your transportation to Doctors appointments or if you need to go to the drug store for your prescriptions, we will take you there. If you don’t have a mask, we will give you one. 
Also if you are in need of a home delivered meal give us a call and we will set you up to get one delivered to you.
Keep safe and remember to wear a mask if you go out and to wash your hands frequently.