To sign up for any of these Council on Aging events, to reserve a seat on the COA van, or for more information, please call 978-456-4120. Unless otherwise noted, signup and payment in advance are necessary.
Schedule an appointment for help with computer issues Tuesday or Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hildreth House. Or sign up for a workshop:
- Nov. 17, 1 p.m. – Learn how to back up your computer.
Fuel assistance available
The heating season has arrived, and predictions for the coming winter are for lots of cold and snow. The state gross annual income limits for fuel assistance are $34,380 for a household of one person and $44,958 for a household of two. In addition, Harvard offers a HEAT (Harvard Energy Assistance Team) program. Anyone concerned about paying heating bills is encouraged to contact the COA.
Artisan multi-media gallery show
Start your holiday shopping early at Harvard’s Artisans Multi-media Gallery Show and Sale Saturday, Nov. 18, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 19, noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church. The event, a fundraiser for the COA, will feature glassware, jewelry, paintings, photography, quilting, pottery, weaving, woodworking, and one-of-a-kind art. The event will include refreshments and live music.
Relax and be pampered at Spa Day
Come to Hildreth House for some relaxation and pampering Monday, Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Enjoy a chair massage, compliments of the Bancroft School of Massage, or a hand massage, compliments of a local Avon representative. Also, students from Nashoba Tech will offer $5 haircuts and $2 manicures. Light refreshments will be served.
Meal planning does not have to be time-consuming, costly, or frustrating. Learn how to eat healthy, prevent disease, and stay within your budget Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 12:30 p.m. Scherrie Keating, RN, CDE, and diabetes consultant, will present information to help you enjoy healthy, balanced meals and prevent diet-related chronic disease.
Holiday shopping trip
Do some tax-free holiday shopping Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Merrimack Premium Outlets, an outdoor shopping center in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Save 25 to 65% over regular prices. The bus leaves Hildreth House at 10 a.m and returns around 2 p.m. The van fee is $2.
The COA will host a podiatry clinic Monday, Nov. 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call to schedule an appointment with podiatrist Dr. Ayleen Gregorian. The fee is $30.