News

    Farmer’s Market Cards

    Will be distributed on:

    Tues. June 11th,, Wed. June 12th, and Thurs. June 13th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

    Farmer’s Market cards are available to low income seniors who meet certain eligibility requirements.

    You must meet the following Eligibility Requirements in order to receive a benefit card:

    ¨ You must be 60 years or older.  If you are under 60 and disabled you must meet eligibility requirements and live in housing facilities occupied primarily by older individuals where congregate nutrition services are provided.

    ¨ Yearly income not to exceed $27,861 for single or $37,814 for couple.

    ¨ Must be participating in another need based program that verifies income eligibility such as Renter’s Rebate, Congregate Meal Program, Medicaid, SNAP (Foodstamps), etc.

    ¨ You must be a resident of the town you receive the benefit card from.

    Limit of one card per eligible senior annually.

     

    Bathroom Renovations Starting June 3rd

    There will be handicap-accessible Porta-Potties available in our parking lot and hand washing stations set up during renovations.  Porta-Potties will be the only bathrooms available during this time.  Renovations on the bathrooms could take up to 4 weeks.

    Rose City Senior Center will be operating as usual (or the best we can!).  We apologize for the inconvenience, but look forward to brand new bathrooms soon!

     

    Upcoming Boston Trips

    For both:  Call Hilary for availability   (860) 889-5960

    Bus leaves promptly at 8:45 AM.  Return time approx. 8:00 PM.

     

    Boston Red Sox vs. Atlanta Braves

    Wednesday, June 5th

    Enjoy a fabulous afternoon watching the Boston Red Sox play the Atlanta Braves at Historic Fenway Park.  Our seat location is on the third base side in Grandstand section 30.  These seats are located under an overhang (so no sitting in the sun) and have an great view of the action on the field!

    Our coach bus will drop us off and pick us up next to Fenway Park.  You will have time on your own for lunch before the gates open.  Game time 1:35p.m.

    COST: $105 per person includes charter bus transportation and game ticket*.

    *Red Sox tickets will only be distributed via mobile tickets in the ballpark app.  No paper tickets given.

    Red Sox Game Cancellation Policy: Refund will only be given if your spot is filled. 

    This includes cancellations due to game time change or rescheduled game due to weather.

     

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    Boston on Your Own

    Wednesday, June 5th

    A great opportunity to visit Boston for some fantastic sightseeing, fun shopping and wonderful restaurants or buy your own Red Sox tickets and ride to Fenway Park with us!

    Your drop off and pickup location will be next to Fenway Park.  There are multiple sites to visit within walking distance or take a “T” (Boston Subway) and explore farther.  Please plan your own trip and locations to visit before you arrive.  We will be leaving Boston approx. 5:00 p.m. (after game ends).

    COST: $40 per person includes charter bus transportation.

     

    November 7th: Senior Center Closed for Voting

    On Tuesday, November 7th, the Senior Center is being used as a voting precinct.

    The building will be CLOSED for the day except for voting.  ALL Senior Center programs and classes are cancelled for the day.   ALL rooms will be closed.  NO lunch will be served. 

    We will still be providing transportation to Medical Appointments on this day.

     

    Mini Holiday Craft Fair

    Thursday, November 16th from 9:30am-1:30pm

     

    Stop by for some holiday shopping at our mini craft fair.  Hand-made crafts and one of a kind items made by talented Senior Center Members!  A great way to pick up some holiday gifts.  See you there!