Marion Council on Aging June happenings

May 25, 2021


MARION — From art presentations to shortcake socials, there’s no shortage of things to do at the Marion Council on Aging in June.

On June 10 at 1 p.m., the council will host a strawberry shortcake social. There, strawberry season will be celebrated with a shortcake dessert.

Space is limited and registration is a must. Reservations will be taken beginning May 27. Call 508 748 3570 to reserve a spot.

The Council on Aging recommends a $5 donation, though it is not required.

On June 15 at 1 p.m., the council will host a presentation on the art of France. The presentation will showcase France’s most prominent artists and art trends from the past several centuries, including Baroque, Romanticism, Impressionism and Fauvism, among others.

A catered lunch including a BLT sandwich, tortellini salad, chips and dessert will be offered prior to the presentation at noon. There will be limited seating for the luncheon and lecture. Reservations are a must. Reservations will be taken beginning June 1. A suggested donation of $5.00 is requested to cover the cost of the luncheon.

On June 18 at 10:30 a.m., the Council on Aging will hold a handbell performance by the South Coast Ringers.

On June 22 at 1 p.m., the council will hold a summer cooking demonstration, hosted by Linda Medeiros.

Medeiros will instruct participants on some quick and easy recipes for the summer that they’ll
get to sample. She will also demonstrate ways to beat the heat and spend less time in the kitchen. There is a $5.00 suggested donation for the event.

On June 24 at 1 p.m., the council will hold a presentation on Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder, hosted by Sheryl Faye.

Wilder was an American writer, mostly known for the “Little House on the Prairie'' series of children’s books, which were based on her childhood in a settler and pioneer family.

For a full calendar of events at the Marion Council on Aging, see the pdf attached to this article.