Marshfield Seniors Lifelong Learning Program


MARSHFIELD — The lifelong learning program will come back to life at Marshfield Senior Center after closing for two years due to the pandemic.

Registration for more than a dozen spring courses and individual courses will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 25. The courses will have between three and six courses each. There will also be unique class opportunities to stay active with creative exercises.

Classes include: “Spring Comes to Daniel Webster’s Wildlife Sanctuary” with Doug Lowry of Mass Audubon; “Music of the British Invasion” with Larry King; “Big Decisions” with Rich Hansen; “Arthritis Class” with exercise physiologist Neil Sullivan; and “Getting the most out of your iPhone” with Robin Billing.

There will also be “Barre Exercise class” with Rena Thorbahn; “Beginner Ukulele” with the Conservatoire de la Rive-Sud; “Edison: Wizard or Suitor?” with John Sullivan; “Kung Fu for Active Seniors” with Sifu Mike Showstack; and “Hot Topics on Beacon Hill” with State Senator Patrick O’Connor and State Representatives Josh Cutler and Patrick Kearney.

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The Winslow House lecture will focus on “Downstairs-Upstairs: 18th Century Home Life” with Regina Porter.

There will also be field trips to the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, and the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln.

Gil Bandarra, of Norwell, found a new enthusiasm for life when he began painting at the Marshfield Senior Center at the age of 92 after the death of his wife.

Registration will continue at the senior center after Monday’s launch event.

For more information, visit or pick up a Lifelong Learning brochure at Marshfield Senior Center, 230 Webster St. You can also call Activities Coordinator Merilee Comerford at 781-834- 5581.

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