Ballroom dancing is fun

"Ballroom Dancing is Fun!" Back by popular demand, Louise and Don Moncreaf are conducting a ballroom dance workshop at the Groton Senior Center, Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., $5 per-person, per-class.

Classes are not progressive; therefore, you can come to any class without attending the previous one.

Call the Groton Council on Aging for information or to register, 978-448-1170.

Long-term care

The Groton Council on Aging is hosting a public forum, "Exploring your long-term care choices; Myths, facts and options" on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. at the Groton Senior Center.

Join our professional panel as we provide you the tools necessary to begin this process. This program is for those that want to plan, "just in case" and for the adult children who feel they would benefit from planning ahead for themselves or their parents.

Please call the center for information 978-448-1170

Groton Seniors attend Fitchburg University Lecture

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, join the Groton Council on Aging at the Fitchburg University "Food for Thought Lecture: Learning from the loons" with speaker Dr. Mark Pokras.

Dr. Pokras is an associate professor of wildlife medicine, former director of the Tufts Wildlife Clinic and one of the founders of Tufts Center for Conservation Medicine. He will discuss the study of loons and the effects of lead poisoning for people, wildlife and domestic animals.


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This presentation will review our knowledge about the biological and ecological effects of lead in a wide variety of domestic and wildlife, from cows to condors to earthworms. Our current state of knowledge on the toxicity of lead and its behavior in the environment will be examined.

Our van will depart the Senior Center at 1:30 p.m. and return at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $4. Call to register.