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Reminisce Group

Friday, March 8 at 9:30 a.m.Join us and bring a friend as we wander down memory lane together. All are invited. This group meets the second Friday of each month.

Cooking for One: How to Enjoy Cooking for One

Wednesday, March 13 at 10 a.m.URI SNAP-ED ProgramAt this presentation, attendees will learn to enjoy cooking for one by preparing healthy foods that provide both variety and nutrition. There is no need to eat the same thing throughout the week.

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.

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.

Tai Chi Chuan

This program is for seniors who want to improve flexibility, balance and relaxation.

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 (

@CranstonSeniorEnrichmentCenter).

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