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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

Quilling: Presented by our Quilling Queen, aka Helen Whiting. It’s an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. $10 per person; helps pay for supplies. 9 a.m. until noon on Friday, May 10. Call ahead to reserve your spot! 

Nutrition Check up: Tuesday, May 28, at 11:30 a.m. to learn what contributes to malnutrition, its consequences and what to do about it. This session will include a three-question quiz to check your own nutrition status. Led by Tara Hammes, RD of the Massachusetts Councils on Aging, this lively session will share resources and ideas for next steps. Please call ahead.

Saturday Coffee at the VFW: On the last Saturday of each month, from 9-11 a.m., visit the Bellingham VFW on South Main Street for free coffee and assorted goodies including bagels. 

Ladies’ Tea Party: Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 7, at 1 p.m.! Enjoy tea sandwiches, hors d’oeuvres, petite delicacies, and some of the fanciest hats you’ve ever seen! (Oh, and there’ll be surprise entertainment as well.) Bring a hat! New, old, store-bought, whatever. Bring your favorite teacup or use one of ours. And bring a friend! Reserve by May 1. $5 per person.

Coffee & Conversation: Join us every Tuesday for a popular free-wheeling discussion beginning at 9:30 a.m. Special this month: Meet the Candidates on Tuesday, May 14, at 9:30 a.m.

Health Fair:  The Senior Center’s Third Annual Health Fair will be on Friday, May 3, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. It’s free and it’s where you can get answers to your health questions. Be among the first 150 people to sign up and get a FREE lunch! Call now: (508) 966-0398. 

Spiritual Book Club: This month, on May 14th, they’ll be reading and discussing The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. Contact  Josie Dutil at (508) 966-0398 or email [email protected] for mor information.

Entertainment: May 10th, one-act play about Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald at 1 p.m.; May 17th singer/pianist Patrick Dur at 11:30 a.m.

2024 Pride Fest: The second annual Pride Festival will be held at the Town Common on Saturday, June 29, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Josie Dutil, chair of the Bellingham Pride Fest Committee, is also the Director of the Senior Center, and you can reach her by calling (508) 966-0398. And you can visit the Facebook page, Be You Bellingham, for more information. 

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