Brockton News: Community

Origami with Dr. Claire Appling

Please join Dr. Appling and learn how to make a tulip, a coaster and a change purse. All materials will be provided free of charge. Class size is limited so sign-up at the front desk or by calling 508-580-7811 to reserve your seat. Brockton Seniors will be given first priority.Read More

Mosquito Awareness & Safety

Please join guest speaker Daniel Daly, the Community Liaison for Plymouth County Mosquito Control. The presentation will include updates on the upcoming mosquito season, ideas for mosquito safety, an overview of project services and what’s new at the project. There will be a question and answer following the presentation. Please sign up at the front…Read More

Haitian Revolution Tuesday Lecture Series

Brockton Public Library presents The Haitian Revolution Tuesday Lecture Series. Tuesday, April 30 Fear of Slave Power How the World saw the Haitian Revolution Tuesday, May 7 The Mind Opened, Never to be Closed Who Betrayed the Haitian Revolution Tuesday, May 14 A Revolution Like No Other But was it Successful? The Haitian Revolution Dr.…Read More

Mother’s Day Celebration & Recipe Swap

Come savor a special community meal for Mother’s Day. After lunch there will be a no bake recipe demonstration for everyone to sample followed by a recipe swap. Please bring a copy of a favorite family recipe to share .The menu is fruit cup, omelet with cream sauce, home fries, French toast sticks with syrup…Read More

Rejuvenating Hand Massages with Alliance at West Acres

Please join Brenda Sansone and Jaqui Scott of West Acres Rehabilitation & Nursing Center for a relaxing hand massage. Pamper hands in paraffin and liberate them from the damage of winter and spring gardening. Please call 508-580-7811 to reserve a seat or stop by the COA to sign up as space is limited to twenty…Read More

A Conversation with Andrea Cabral

Ms. Cabral is the former Sheriff of Suffolk County, Assistant DA, and Secretary of Public Safety. She is now the CEO of Ascend Wellness, a recreational marijuana company poised to open shops in the Boston area. Her company will not be operating in Brockton at this time. This lively Q&A session will answer citizens' questions…Read More

“Life’s Little Lesson’s”:#5 A Letter to Myself

Image if all the knowledge accumulated over a lifetime was received before graduating from high school. Would it have changed the course taken during that lifetime? Well that’s what this lesson is all about. Come to the Brockton Council on Aging and write a letter to your younger self. The letters will be given to…Read More

Haitian Revolution Tuesday Lecture Series

Brockton Public Library presents The Haitian Revolution Tuesday Lecture Series. Tuesday, April 30 Fear of Slave Power How the World saw the Haitian Revolution Tuesday, May 7 The Mind Opened, Never to be Closed Who Betrayed the Haitian Revolution Tuesday, May 14 A Revolution Like No Other But was it Successful? The Haitian Revolution Dr.…Read More

“Ask Dottie”: Neuropathy

“Ask Dottie” is back this month with help from Julie Lom, RN, CDE from BVNA. Julie will talk about Neuropathy. What causes it? What is it exactly? Is there a treatment for it? Come and learn about this pertinent subject. Please sign up at the front desk or by calling 508-580-7811.Read More

Plant and Seed Swap Douglass Garden

Our 5th annual event in the community flower garden - bring seeds and bare root plants from your garden and swap them with similar items from other gardeners! And, because it's Cinco de Mayo, for a $1 donation to the Douglass Community Garden get a taco lunch with a Mexican wedding cookie for dessert. There…Read More