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Upcoming Events with the Ashland Senior Services Division

All events listed are at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Avenue, unless otherwise indicated.

Ashland Senior Advisory Committee (ASAC) Meetings
Monday, October 14, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Ashland Senior Center
Monday, November 4, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Ashland Senior Center

Senior Day at the Apollo Exhibit
Thursday, October 3, 2019 at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum (1500 E Main Street, Ashland)
Half Price Admission ($5) to the whole museum and special
FREE Gallery talk for seniors at 1pm
Free parking onsite
No registration required; call 541-482-6767 for more info or if you have questions

This is a special opportunity to share a moment in American history with people who were actually there! ScienceWork's Apollo 50 exhibit has many real artifacts with which you can interact. This is a unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to re-experience the magic of the moon missions!

FREE Blood Pressure Clinic
Tuesday, October 1 & 15, 11 a.m. to Noon
Free and no registration required

Free blood pressure clinics are held on the first and third Tuesdays monthly at the Ashland Senior Center (No clinic on June 5 as nurse is out of town). Stop on by; no appointment necessary!

AARP Smart Driver Course
FREE, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register, please call 541.488.5342 or Email. Wednesday & Thursday, October 30 & 31, 1 to 4:15 p.m.

For drivers age 50-plus who want to learn proven safety strategies, current rules of the road and defensive driving techniques. The cost is $15 for AARP members or $20 for Non-members. You may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course; consult  your insurance agent for details.

Dementia Caregiver
Wednesday, October 16, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
FREE and no registration required

This support group meets every third Wednesday of the month, at the Ashland Senior Center. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 1.800.272.3900 or visit their website ALZ.ORG.

Young at Art
Wednesday, October 2, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

FREE, but registration is required. To register, please call 541.488.5342 or Email.
Open to all skill levels. No experience required. This class is FREE and all supplies will be provided. Come join the fun! Space is limited so first come, first served. (No class in June as volunteer instructor will be out of town).

Senior Volunteer Fair
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 2 to 4 p.m.
Resolve to help others in the New Year! Join us for this community event to learn about the many volunteer opportunities for seniors in the area.