Programs

JANUARY 2023 PROGRAMING

Registration for most programs can be done through www.myactivecenter.com

*all exercise classes are drop-in* *payment accepted via cash, check or credit card*

  • SENIORS GOT STRENGTH                        Mondays          10:30 am 
  • GENTLE YOGA                                           Tuesdays           9:30 am
  • BALANCE AND CONDITIONING            Tuesdays          11:00 am **Free Through January
  • CHAIR YOGA                                               Wednesdays     10:30 am  
  • GENTLE YOGA/FUSION                           Thursdays         9:00 am
  • SENIORS GOT STRENGTH                        Thursdays        11:00 am  
  • PILATES                                                        Fridays              9:30 am
  • ZUMBA                                                          Fridays             11:00 am

All exercise classes, the first class free. 

No classes on Monday, January 2nd, and January 16. 

COHASSET CAFÉ, Mondays 9:00-11:00. Drop-in Coffee Social. All are welcome. Enjoy Coffee, home-baked pastries, and friendly conversation! $3. Bring a friend and remember your first time is free! During Café’

Town Nurses’ Office Hours, first and third Monday of the month from 10:00-11:00 am.      

Meeting Your Town Official, January 9, at 9:30 a.m. Rotating Town Hall staff - drop-in for coffee and conversation.

Rep. Joan Meschino’s office hours, January 9, 9:00-11:00

BOCCE/CORNHOLE DAY, Tuesdays, 2:00-5:00 pm. Thursdays, 1:00-4:00 pm. Play Bocce outside or if the weather dictates, cornhole inside. Drop-ins are welcome and new players are invited. FREE

TECHNOLOGY DROP-IN HELP, Wednesday, January 4, 9:00–11:00 am. Help with computers, tablets, smartphones, Facebook, Instagram, Skype, texting, etc., with Brigid, the technology librarian from Paul Pratt Library. First come, first serve. FREE.   

REFLEXOLOGY, Second Tuesday of the month, January 10, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, by appointment. Reflexology is the application of pressure at various levels to the foot to produce a positive effect on a corresponding body part to release blockages causing pain or illness. Thirty-minute reflexology session by a certified reflexologist, Anne Brennan. Register via www.myactivecenter.com or 781-383-9112. Payment is due at the time of service. $30. 

MASSAGE THERAPY (*NEW) Second Wednesday of the month starting January 11, from 11:30-3:00Paula Conner is a licensed massage therapist and has worked on over one thousand clients. Working from the waist up knee down over clothing, Paula hopes to bring some relief from pain, stress, and anxiety. Please call 781-383-9112 to register or www.myactivecenter.com. Payment is due at the time of service. Thirty-minute sessions. $30

MANAGING YOUR TYPE 2 DIABETES, Join Dr. Olivieri, Wednesday, January 11, from 1:00-2:00. Wednesday, March 9, from 1:30-2:30. Join Dr. Christopher Olivieri, from Olivieri Family Chiropractic in Cohasset to discuss diabetes prevention.   According to the CDC, 1 in every 10 Americans has diabetes and 90-95% has Type 2 diabetes. The good news is type 2 diabetes is mostly under your control. RSVP by Monday, January 9, via www.myactivecenter.com or 781-383-9112. FREE *Join us for lunch after this event. RSVP is required 24 hours in advance. $4 for lunch. 

ASK A LAWYER” Tuesday, January 10, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Paul Schwartzman, Estate Planning Attorney, Founder of Twin Pine Law Firm, Rockland.  He focuses on estate planning, estate administration, and elder law. FREE half-hour consults at Willcutt Commons by appointment only. Call 781-383-9112. 

THE NEW SCIENCE OF BRAIN HEALTH NUTRITION, January 18th, 1:00 pm. Presented by Nancy B. Emerson Lombardo, Ph.D. Asst. Prof. of Neurology Boston University.  Learn how to create healthy, robust, more resilient brain tissue. Register via www.myactivecenter.com or 781-383-9112   *Join us for lunch after this event. RSVP is required 24 hours in advance. $4 for lunch. 

MEET THE AUTHOR, Tuesday, January 24,1:00 pm. Meet Cohasset author Mary Grayken to discuss her book, Life Flashes: A Memoir is a genre-bending combination of diary, memoir, biography, and spiritual commentary written across fourteen years. The book folds snapshots of history, pop culture, and current events of the period in the author’s private reflections, family moments, and personal philosophies. Please RSVP by Friday, January 20. *Join us for lunch after this event. RSVP is required 24 hours in advance. $4 for lunch. 

VISITING DENTAL HYGIENIST, Wednesday, January 25 from 9:00-2:00 pm by appointment only. A healthy mouth can prevent many life-threatening diseases.   Cohasset Elder Affairs is partially funding this important service. $55 private pay or Mass Health insurance accepted. New patients welcome.   Please call 781-383-9112 to make your private cleaning appointment. 

MANICURES & MINI-PEDICURES BY JODDIE, Tuesday, January 31, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm by appointment. A licensed manicurist performs manicures and mini pedicures at discount prices. Manicures: shape, clean, buff, and hand polish, $15. No polish, $10, Mini-pedicure $13. Appointments fill up fast. Call 781-383-9112 to schedule.

COOKING CLASS, LEARN TO MAKE EMPANADAS, Monday, January 23 from 12-1:30. Join Celebrity Chefs, Laura Caso, and Dan Volungis!  We will be making traditional Argentine Empanadas. Learn how to prepare them.   They are delicious and easy to cook!   Please RSVP Thursday, January 19 by calling 781-383-9112 or via www.myseniorcenter.com   FREE

SHINE APPOINTMENTS (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone), SHINE Counselor Lynne Buckley is volunteering remotely. If you would like to book a virtual or in-person appointment regarding your Medicare or Health Insurance options, please call 781-383-9112 to schedule.  

  • Movie in January “Best in Show” 
  • January Book “The Winter Garden” by Nicola Carnick  

LUXURY BUS TRIPS

Luxury bus trips are offered throughout the year traveling across New England to different exciting destinations! More information will be posted as it becomes available to us for 2023.*

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COMING IN FEBRUARY

POETRY, “YES YOU CAN” (Hybrid option available) with Jeanne Hansen. Mondays February 6 through March 20.  * No class on February 20, Presidents Day. Join us to deepen your enjoyment of poetry. Spread your creative wings and write your poems.  Mondays 2/6, 2/132/27, 3/6, 3/13, and 3/20 for a total of six weeks. (No class 2/20-President’s Day). RSVP by Thursday, February 2. FREE

ELEMENTS OF COHASSET HISTORY- History of Shipbuilding Cohasset and on the South Shore with Bob Jackman. Tuesdays, February 7-March 14, 1:00-2:30 pm. This course will examine local shipbuilding from 1640-1870. The process of building ships will be presented from standing timber to a completed vessel passing Whitehead and entering the Atlantic Ocean. Using maps, period images, and modern photographs the locations of the shipyards will be identified. The routine of shipbuilders will be presented along with glimpses of the lives of some craftsmen and the bust and boom nature of the industry will also be examined. RSVP by Monday, February 6, by calling 781-383-9112 or via www.myactivecenter.com. $25.00 per person