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A reminder...Cranston Senior Services offers a variety of exercise classes: chair exercises, aerobics, Tai Chi Chuan, Yoga, Zumba, gym and swim and this summer a free demonstration of the Nia technique. For information call 780-6216.
Health specialists at Cranston Senior Services: Pharmacist Provided by CVS Caremark Mon., Tues, Wed. from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Fri. from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Nurse Clinic Tues., Wed., Fri. from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Phlebotomist: Provided by Our Lady of Fatima Hospital on Monday from 8 a.m.-12 noon (bring your doctor's order and your health insurance card)
Podiatrist: Second Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. by appointment only; call 946-1155.
Support Groups at Cranston Senior Services
Cranston Senior Services offers the following support groups to help you and your loved one(s). Each group is facilitated by a caring professional. For more information call 780-6253 or 780-6200.
Arthritis Support-Second Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m.
Caregiver's Support-Third Monday of the month at 3:30 p.m.
Diabetes Support-First Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m.
Parkinson's Disease Support-First Friday of the month at 10 a.m.
Bereavement support- Second Friday of the month at 9:30 a.m.
INSIGHT Support-Fourth Thursday of the month-10:30 a.m.
Swinging Squares of RI Monthly Dance will be held May 19 from 8-11 p.m. at the East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. $7 per person. The caller will be Jay Silva, the cuer will be Henry Barry.
The Knightsville Seniors Club will have a social on May 16.
The Glocester Heritage Society will honor Betty, The Learned Elephant, May 19 in the Historic Village of Chepachet. Little Betty, as she was affectionately called, was shot and killed on the bridge the night of May 25, 1826 as she was being led out of town. The Heritage Society, located in the Job Armstrong Store, 1181 Main St., will be open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., displaying posters of elephants and selling antiques, old money, Rhode Island historical paper and hosting a yard sale. The DVD of "West of the Seven Mile Line Part “2, the history of Glocester, will also be available for purchase. The statue of Betty, which once graced the front lawn of the Town Hall, is now located behind the building, on the grounds of the one-room schoolhouse. Bring your children and your camera.