Brockton News: Community

Jeopardy with Sachem Center for Health & Rehabilitation

Join Kerrin Follette of Sachem Center for Health & Rehabilitation for a game of “Jeopardy” style trivia. Keeping the brain active helps keep it healthy. So why not have some fun and exercise that brain at the same time? Please call 508-580-7811 to reserve a seat or stop by the COA to sign up as…Read More

Nutrition Workshop & Demonstration

Keryn LeBlanc from the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program will be here to present a program called “Eat Smart, Live Strong”. She will show us how to make a delicious and healthy Fiesta Taco Salad. Please sign up at the front desk of the COA or by calling 508-580-7811 to attend this event, so there…Read More

Ward 5 Meeting

Ward 5 community meeting, Tues Wed April 23 6:30 to 8:30 at Plouffe Academy, 250 Crescent St, plenty of parking next to the school. Information on programs for the community, elected officials, issues to be discussed and more. Anne at abeauregard@cobma.us and 774-297-4939.Read More

6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Join the Keith Park Neighborhood Association in our 6th annual Easter Egg Hunt. Free and designed for kids up to about age 14 -- arts and crafts, egg and spoon race, egg hunt, free photo with the Easter Bunny, and each child goes home with a Bunny Bag of Sweet Treats. Inside, at the Fruth…Read More

Community Development Week

Celebrate National Community Development Week at City Hall Plaza on April 19, 2019 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Bring your family and friends and enjoy entertainment, ice cream and community while learning about what is offered in Brockton. [caption id="attachment_7787" align="alignnone" width="500"] Community Development Week 2019[/caption]Read More

Rabies Vaccine Clinic

JM Pet Vet Clinic will hold a Low Cost Rabies Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 2:00 - 4:30 PM for dogs, and from 4:30 - 5:30 PM for cats at 1014 Pearl St., Brockton. Rabies Vaccines are $12. Dog Licenses will also be available. $10 - Spayed/Neutered, $24 - Male/Female [caption id="attachment_7560"…Read More

Empowering the Dementia Caregiver

Presented and Sponsored by Caregivers Home Case Managers, Social Workers, RNs, NPs, CHWs, Navigators and anyone working with Dementia…don’t miss this! Please join us for a complimentary breakfast, and learn how to support your patients’ caregivers during this CE eligible program. Please sign up at the front desk of the COA or by calling 508-580-7811.Read More

Photos and Words

How to bring your photos alive again through words. 3 writing workshop dates: March 26 April 2 April 9 With Dr. Barbara Lewis from the Monroe Trotter Institute at the Main Library, 304 Main St. in the Lingos Auditorium from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. [caption id="attachment_7342" align="alignnone" width="500"] Mass Memories Road Show Flyer[/caption]Read More

Craft with Alliance at West Acres

Hop on Over to the Brockton Council on Aging and join Brenda Sansone from Alliance at West Acres and make an adorable Sock Bunny. All supplies will be provided free of charge by Alliance Health at West Acres. Please sign up at the front desk of the COA or by calling 508-580-7811. Brockton Seniors will…Read More

S.A.L.T./Triad hosts Prescription Drug Safety

Presented by Hillary Dubois Farquharson, MS Director of Prevention Services, High Point Treatment Center. This presentation will focus on teaching how to safeguard prescription medication by storing, managing and disposing of them appropriately. The presentation will also go over tips on how seniors can keep themselves safe by communicating with medical providers, including pharmacists. Please…Read More