Cooking lessons, bingo, and more at Marion Council on Aging

Jan 3, 2023

MARION - The Marion Council on Aging has a number of events during the month of January that range from art appreciation to chocolate tasting. 

On Monday, Jan. 9 at 1 p.m., learn about Mary Cassatt, one of America’s most prominent 19th century artists. 

Learn how Cassatt’s accomplishments encouraged an open-mindedness and about what art could be - and what a woman could do. 

The Art for Your Mind program is an engaging, education, art observation experience designed to broaden the minds of its participants. Presentations are for people of all backgrounds - artists and non-artists alike. In just one hour, discover ways to get more out of looking at art.  

On Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 12 p.m., join Linda Medeiros and learn how to prepare a quick and nutritious lunch. Medeiros will also teach tips and tricks on how to save money and time while preparing delicious meals. To make a reservation call 508-748-3570. A suggested donation of $5 is requested. 

Join the Marion Council on Aging for an LGBTQ+ supper club on Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Call ahead at 508-748-3570 to register for the club and the food, drinks and good conversation it brings. 

Then on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. a representative of the Registry of Motor Vehicles will answer questions about the difference between a “standard ID” and a “real ID,” how to renew a Massachusetts drivers license, and about the new federal and state requirements for renewing a drivers license or ID card. 

On Friday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. play bingo with a beat at the Marion Council on Aging’s “Singo Bingo” game. Test musical knowledge and have fun. 

Join Mark Wintringham, a passionate nature enthusiast, on Monday, Jan. 23 at 1 p.m. to learn about bees, pollinator plants, garden tips and more. 

Finally, on Friday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. sample an array of gourmet chocolate delights from around the globe. There will be everything from milk and dark chocolate to sugar free. Learn about the ingredients, processing and where cocoa pods are grown. 

All events are held at the Marion Council on Aging at 465 Mill Street, Marion.