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Trips and Special Events

Upcoming Trips

*Please note that space is limited for trips and special events. Contact the Senior Center to register for trips and events listed below.  Event registration begins the 1st business day of the month with the exception of day trips and special events taking place the first week of the month. As we strive to be fair to everyone, we are firming up our policies. All day trips and special events over $6.00 must be paid in full at the time of registration. Unfortunately, we cannot hold a space until payment is made. If you are unable to attend the event, please notify the Senior Center as soon as possible. To receive a refund, cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the event. Thank you for your understanding.


Fun Friday! Friday, April 26: Peabody Place featuring Trader Joe’s, Tokyo Restaurant, TJ Maxx, Party City and At Home. 

You will have several hours to eat, shop and/or browse. Our van will leave the Senior Center at 10:30am (or we can pick you up at home) with a 2:30pm return. Cost is $5 for transportation. Pre-registration required.

Trip to Hobby Lobby & Lunch at Red’s Kitchen & Tavern, Wednesday, April 24th

Hobby enthusiasts will be in for a treat with this trip to the mecca of arts and crafts stores! Followed by lunch at

Red’s featuring sophisticated fare and old fashion prices. Cost $12 includes transportation. Lunch on own.

Pre-registration required. Van will return by 3pm.



Special Events


Lunch with Local Leadership, Wednesday, April 17, 11:30am-12:30pm                      

David Grishman, Select Board Chair, will be on hand at lunch to answer questions you have involving town government.

I’s a great opportunity to break bread with the Town’s movers and shakers! A free dinner featuring Italian sausages, potatoes, peppers and onions will be served.

Pre-registration is required.


Men’s Club, Thursday, April 18, 11:30am-1pm

New England weather can be fickle and sometimes very difficult to forecast.  SHS Weather class teacher Brian Casey will discuss some of the difficulties and intricacies

of New England weather.  Cost $10.  Lunch from Periwinkles. Pre-registration required.


Sit & Sew, Thursday, April 18, 2-4:30pm

Join Diane Reynolds and make children’s quilts for the Shriner’s Burns unit in Boston. Please bring sewing machine, thread (white, cream or light gray), scissors, seam ripper, pins and extension cord.


Swampscott Senior Tenant Association presents In the Beginning Was Art: A Spiritual World of Color & Creativity, Friday, April 19-May 3 at the Swampscott Sr. Center

Exhibit will feature works from Holly Haynes, Claire Connolly, Adrienne Kelliher, Siobhan Puto and Rick Pierro. Artist reception on Wednesday, May 1, 3-6pm. Suggested donation $5 to benefit the Swampscott Tenant Association drive for defibrillators and generators for Swampscott Senior Housing and the General Glover House Project.


Swampscott Senior Center Book Club, Monday, April 22 2:00pm                      

This month’s book selection is The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah.  Everybody welcome. Free.


Winemaking 101, Wednesday, April 24, 4-5:30pm

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to make wine at home?  Michelle and David Ferragamo will share their

journey making wine as a hobby, how it started, things they’ve learned, basic tools while enjoying a sample or two.

Light snacks. Cost $10. Pre-registration required.


Presentation: Property Fraud & Declaration of Homestead Act, Wednesday, April 24, 12pm

Learn how to protect your home from fraud and scams. Your most valuable asset! Representatives from the Southern

Essex District Registry of Deeds will explain the benefits of this FREE alert notification program and answer questions.

Sign up by 4/17 to receive a complimentary certified copy of your deed. Lunch will be served at 11:30am for $4. Lecture free.


Intergenerational Current Events Club, Thursday, April 25, 10:50am-11:20am

Join us as we meet with members of the Swampscott High Interact Club with the goal of having healthy and informative

discourse between the generations. Free. Pre-registration required.


Armchair Travel-Part 3: Venice, Monday, April 29, 3:30-5pm

Margo Steiner will explore this historic city of mystery, along with the nearby glass-making island of Burano and the lace-making

island of Murano. As a special treat, she will immerse us in Venice’s live and colorful annual festival of Carnevale. Cost $10 inludes food.

Pre-registration required.


Lecture:  “Reimagining Life Tomorrow” presented by the MIT Age Lab, Monday, April 29, 12pm

Human longevity potentially colliding with our adoption and use of A!, automation and other technologies is collectively

disrupting how we live, work, learn, and play.  Learn from MIT-driven insight to maximize your 100 years of life. Free. Pre-registration required.


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