Books, fitness hours and tax filings at the Rochester Senior Center

Jan 11, 2020

ROCHESTER — The Fitness Room at the Senior Center has new hours. The new hours are; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and Tuesday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fitness room is open to all seniors for a fee of $10 a month. Call the Senior Center at 508-763-8723 for details.

The COA will host its monthly Senior Book Club on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 10:15 a.m. The meeting is led by Gail Roberts, Director of the Joseph H. Plumb Memorial
Library in Rochester. The book being discussed this month is, “The Daring Ladies of Lowell”  by Kate Alcott. It is the story of the mill girls of Lowell, their friendships, hardships and bravery. Although working gives them opportunity and freedom, the conditions can be dangerous.

Next month’s book is “Silas Marner,” and will be discussed on Feb. 18.

The Rochester Senior Center is hosting AARP trained tax-aide volunteers for free Income Tax Preparation Appointments in February. Tax preparation is provided for all moderate-low
income individuals, with special consideration for those over 60 years of age. This service is offered every other Wednesday, beginning February and ending April 15.

Call the Rochester Senior Center to schedule an appointment in advance. Appointment bookers should bring all pertinent paperwork to the appointment. Due to the popularity of the program, appointments are required to meet with a trained tax-aide volunteer. To schedule an appointment, call 508-763-8723.