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Coming Up at the Bellingham Senior Center

The Bellingham Senior Center is located at 40 Blackstone St., Bellingham. Reach them at (508) 966-0398 or visit

Sign Up for Free Tax Preparation and Filing: AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers will help you prepare and file your return.  AARP volunteers are IRS certified and can help you file a complete and accurate return – both federal and state. 

The service is free, offered at our Senior Center, and, while AARP is focused on taxpayers over 50 with low to moderate income, open to anyone of any age. 

Appointments begin on February 8 and continue through March. Call the Senior Center at (508) 966-0398 for more info. and an appointment.

Boston History in Poetry: The history of Boston is a fascinating aspect of the social history and development of the city, and in this lecture Anthony Sammarco will discuss aspects of the history from the 17th through the 20th centuries in photographs as well as poems. 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow immortalized Paul Revere in his poem The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere; Oliver Wendell Holmes would coin Boston as the Hub of the Universe in his poem The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table; Lydia Maria Child would commemorate her family Thanksgivings at her grandparents’ house in Medford with the poem Over the Bridge and Through the Woods to Grandfather’s House We Go. 

Join us for this informative session on Friday, January 19, at 2 p.m. Please call ahead.

SATURDAY COFFEE AT THE VFW: From 9-11 a.m., visit the VFW on South Main Street for free coffee and assorted goodies includ-ing bagels the last Saturday of each month.

MEDICARE ADVANTAGE OPTIONS: The general Open Enrollment period ended on December 7th. However, if you currently have a Medicare Advantage plan and would like to make a change to or just compare other Advantage plans you still have time. From January 1 — March 31 you can make changes. is a great site to make comparisons, or you can set up an appointment with Judy Higgins by calling the Senior Center at (508) 966-3098.

A Funny Program About Funny Programs: The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time :

Award-winning author and pop culture historian Marty Gitlin hosts this fun and enlightening presentation based on his book, The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time. He is the only author to rank the best of the best, including “I Love Lucy,” “The Honeymooners,” “The Andy Griffith Show,” “Get Smart,” “All in the Family,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “Cheers,” Seinfeld,” “The Golden Girls,” “Frasier” and “The Big Bang Theory.” He will show funny snippets of these shows and others, challenge attendees with sitcom trivia (including identifying cool theme songs!), discuss the criteria he used to rank 70 years of sitcoms and talk about how they have evolved over the decades in humor, presentation, and content. Join on the fun on Friday, February 23, at 1 p.m. Please call ahead to reserve your spot.

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