55Plus: Up-Island Council on Aging – December 2020

Howes House, the location of the Up-Island Council on Aging. — Mae Deary

Note: We will be closing at NOON on Dec. 24, and closed on Dec. 25. 

Please call for an appointment if you need help with fuel assistance, food, Part D, or any sort of help we may be able to provide. Staff is in the office throughout the week.

Oral History Presentation with Linsey Lee (part 2), featuring June Manning
Date: TBD
Join us via Zoom as we meet with Linsey Lee of the M.V. Museum and our island’s own June Manning! Follow along with a video and live discussion about when Aquinnah finally received electricity! Should be shockingly good! Call 508-693-2896 to sign up.

Elder Law and Estate Planning Legal Clinic

Dec. 9: Attorneys from the law office of Patricia Mello and Associates will be coming to Howes House to meet with individuals and families. For more information, please call 508-477-0267.

Island Grown Initiative (IGI) Mobile Market

Weekly on Tuesdays, 3 to 4 pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a large variety of local produce from various Island farms. SNAP beneficiaries can use their EBT cards. Take advantage of the HIP program! The mobile market is for all ages and incomes! Pick up online orders only between 3 and 4 pm. Payments can be made online or onsite. If you do not have the ability to place an order online, please contact IGI to place an order at 508-687-9062. Order website:  mobilemarketorders.square.site.

Unfortunately, due to the surge in COVID-19 cases across the Island, we are currently putting our Dance Free Group, Writer’s Group, and Watercolor Group on hiatus. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay safe, and wash your hands!