Monday, November 19, 2012
Residents throughout the region have until Nov. 29 to view the work of Brigitte McArdle.
A local exhibit featuring the work of 89-year-old Sharon resident and artist Brigitte McArdle is nearing its close for the 2012 season. Featured at the Lakeside Gallery on Lake Massapoag in Sharon, the gallery, dubbed "Memories & Dreams", showcases McArdle's work - paintings and pictures on various themes. The exhibit will remain open until Thursday, Nov. 29. Hours run from 9-4 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays to 8 p.m. and Friday to noon. Call 781-784-8000 for more information.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Attend a talk this morning.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Is something missing from the list? Add it in the comments section. 1. Up for a concert? Karaoke and DJ group Ann Marie & ICE Entertainment will perform at 2:30 p.m. at EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Sharon, 259 Norwood St. This performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 781-784-6781. 2. Kids, wear pajamas to the Sharon Public Library tonight. A PJ Family Storytime will be held from 7 to 7:45 p.m. in the Cynthia B. Fox Community Room. 3. Up for blogging for Sharon Patch? E-mail Regional Editor Michael Hardman at email@example.com. 4. Two days until Square Jam. Mitch Woods discusses the concert…
Friday, July 20, 2012
The Lakeside Gallery's newest exhibit runs until Aug. 30.
Visitors to the Lakeside Gallery at the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging on Thursday night reflected on echoes of a bygone era. "Echoes of a Bygone Era" is the gallery's newest exhibit, which opened Tuesday and runs until Aug. 30. The exhibit features 32 works by Sharon artists: 17 mixed media by Barbara Seligman, and 15 pieces in a variety of media by Liane Fisher. The gallery hosted a wine and cheese reception with the artists Thursday night. The Lakeside Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Thursday until 8 p.m., Friday until noon, and other evenings by appointment. For more information, call 781-784-8000. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
A special coffee and tour was held today.
Some visitors to the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging this morning received a guided tour of the facility. The agency held a newcomers coffee and tour. Executive Director Norma Simons Fitzgerald discussed some of the facility's programs. Council on Aging Advisory Board members Millie Berman and Mindy Kempner then showed the guests around. Receive updates to this story and other breaking news in your inbox or smartphone by signing up for our newsletter here The adult center's Lakeside Gallery will hold an opening reception for its newest exhibit, "Echoes of a Bygone Era," featuring work by Sharon artists Barbara Seligman and Liane Fisher, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging Executive Director Norma Simons Fitzgerald circulated the Federal Trade Commission consumer alert Monday night.
Sharon, state and federal elder affairs advocates want residents to beware a scam seeking personal and financial information purportedly for the federal Affordable Care Act following the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding that law. Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging Executive Director Norma Simons Fitzgerald circulated the Federal Trade Commission consumer alert to Sharon Patch and others Monday night. She received it from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs. "It’s enough to make you sick," the alert says. "No sooner had the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the Affordable Care Act than scam artists began working the phones. Claiming to be from the government, they’re saying that under the Affordable Care Act, they …
Hear a talk today.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Is there something missing from the list? Add it in the comment section. 1. Readers who have time this morning to hear a talk should consider visiting the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging. At 9:15 a.m., Dick and Joan Shirley will discuss "Photos From Our Collection" with the COA's Over 60 Men's Club, at the Sharon Community Center. 2. Kids should wear their pajamas to the Sharon Public Library tonight. A PJ Family Storytime starts at 7 p.m., and admission is free. 3. Canasta fans might enjoy a game at the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging. Games will be held there from 1 to 4 p.m. today. 4. Which Back …
Friday, June 22, 2012
The program was for about 30 Chinese elders who attend the center's weekly socialization program.
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Friday, June 22, 2012
The Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging held an open house Thursday night for about 30 Chinese elders who attend the center's weekly socialization program, Executive Director Norma Simons Fitzgerald said today. "Some of the elders also attend English classes and other programs, including our monthly social in the ballroom, Zumba, and other classes," she said. "Their families came last night in response to our open house invitation for them, and expressed deep appreciation for all that they feel the town is doing to make their parents' lives fuller and give them purpose."
Friday, June 8, 2012
Canton Village Wine & Spirits owner Jeff Wilson spoke during Thursday night's wine tasting at the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging.
Sharon seniors got a taste of a local businessman's wine expertise Thursday night. And sampled a few varieties as well. Canton Village Wine & Spirits owner Jeff Wilson spoke to a roomful of guests during "Wine Doesn't Have to be Expensive to be Good!", a wine tasting and concert at the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging. Wilson's topics of choice included Chardonnay, and the Three Grapes of Summer: Line 39 Sauvignon Blanc, Pepperwood Pinot Noir and Fetzer Gewurztraminer, according to the program. Wilson also fielded questions from the guests. The Kammerwerke Woodwind Trio, which plays Spanish/Latino music, from classical to jazz, performed after the wine tasting.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The opening reception for the Sharon Adult Center Photography Club's newest exhibit was tonight at the Lakeside Gallery.
A snapshot of the photographic talent among Sharon's seniors received its first significant public viewing tonight. An opening reception for the Sharon Adult Center Photography Club's Fourth Annual Photography Exhibit was held at the center's Lakeside Gallery. The show opened Tuesday and runs until noon Thursday, July 12. The exhibit features 36 pieces among 11 photographers. Some of the works are for sale.
Attend the opening reception for a photography exhibit.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Attend the Sharon School Committee meeting The Sharon School Committee meets at 7 p.m. at the Sharon Middle School. 2. Attend the Sharon Planning Board meeting The Sharon Planning Board meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Sharon Community Center. 3. Dispose of household hazardous waste The town of Sharon will hold a household hazardous waste collection day from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Department of Public Works. 4. Attend the East Elementary School PTO meeting The East Elementary School PTO meets at 9:15 a.m. 5. See a photo exhibit The opening reception for the Sharon Adult Center and Council on Aging Photography Club's Fourth …