News at the Cranston Enrichment Center


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URI SNAP Outreach Clinic

Thursday, March 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.Have questions or concerns regarding SNAP benefits? Want to know if you are eligible for more benefits? This clinic is for you. It is offered on a first come, first served basis. For more information, call 780-6254.

St. Patrick’s Day celebration

We are all Irish on this day. Entertainment will be provided by Mike DeNardo, and the event’s meal will feature the best corned beef and cabbage in town. For reservations, call 780-6134. St. Joseph’s Day celebration

Join us as we celebrate our feast of “San Guiseppe.” Our chefs will prepare a great Italian meal. Be sure to wear red, white and green. Mike DeNardo will provide entertainment. For reservations, call 780-6134.

Why & When Physical Therapy

Are you in pain? Having difficulty with daily activities? Physical therapy may help. Topics at this informative session will include the benefits of physical therapy, how to access it, and whether insurance will cover it.

Movie Time: ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’

Thursday, March 21 at 1 p.m.Ten years after the events of 2008’s “Mamma Mia,” viewers are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi, where Sophie prepares for the grand opening of the Hotel Bella Donna while hoping to learn more about her mother’s past.

Discover the RISD Museum

The RISD Museum stewards works of art representing diverse cultures from ancient time to the present. Established in 1877 as part of a vibrant creative community, it currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design. Come and learn what a “gem” we have in our own backyard.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: Living Well Rhode Island

Many people suffer from some form of a chronic condition, such as arthritis, diabetes, pain, asthma, COPD or hypertension. What can we do to help manage these chronic conditions that we face almost every day? Topics to be covered will include dealing with frustration, pain and fatigue; exercise; medications; nutrition; evaluating new treatments; and how best to communicate with health professionals. Upon successfully completing the class, participants will receive a workbook, a relaxation CD and a gift certificate. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, call 780-6000.

Our programs assist, inform, entertain and enrich the lives of individuals 55 years and older. To learn more about our services and programs and the latest activities and upcoming programs follow us on Twitter (@cranstonsenior) and Facebook (@CranstonSeniorEnrichmentCente).


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