Programs & Events Information

Drive Thru Picnic- WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2021

Come meet the staff and treat yourself to a picnic lunch, compliments of the Gardner Senior Center and the Gardner Community Action Committee. Lunch will include a turkey sandwich on whole wheat bread with lettuce and tomato, 3 bean salad, banana, potato chips, lemonade and a dessert. Meals served as grab and go. 

Please register by April 21st by calling the Gardner Senior Center at (978) 630-4067.

Worcester Chamber Music Society presents:

Streaming Premiere: Sunday,  April 25, 2021  at 4:00 pm
Virtual reception with the musicians to follow
Recorded at Mechanics Hall
On-Demand April 26-June 30

With guest Aaron Engebreth, baritone performing Barber, Tann and Beethoven

Join WCMS for a journey through great music culminating in Beethoven’s Archduke Trio, offered as a celebration of the great master’s 250th birthday.  Hilary Tann’s native Wales is brought forth in every note of Llef, her evocative work for flute and cello and baritone Aaron Engebreth joins us for Samuel Barber’s incomparable setting of Matthew Arnold’s classic poem Dover Beach.  Don’t miss a note of this one!

Tickets and info : or call 508-217-4450
Tickets on sale now. Ticket prices:
Adults $20, Household $38, Students $5, EBT/WIC cardholders and Youth 17 and under, free. LIMITED FREE TICKETS FOR SENIOR RESIDENTS OF AUBURN, GARDNER, FITCHBURG, LUNENBURG, AND SHREWSBURY. Funded in part by grants from these local cultural councils, local agencies funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Please contact the Gardner Senior Center for more information.


Come celebrate your Birthday with us! If you would like to have your special day recognized, please join us for our monthly Birthday Party on the 1st Thursday of ever month at 12:15 p.m. Please sign up the week before by calling 978-630-4067 or in person at the Senior Center. This program is sponsored by River Terrace Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

Memory Cafe
Join us for a monthly gathering of individuals with memory loss and their caregivers, family and/or friends.  The cafe is for individuals at any stage of the disease process.  It is a safe and supportive environment for all guests to socialize and enjoy each other's company.  The goal is to make every guest as comfortable as possible.  

Meetings are every 4th Wednesday of the month, from 2:00-3:30 PM.  

RSVP not required but appreciated.  
Contact:  Nicole Kanis, Montachusett Home Care 
Email or phone 978-466-1507.  

Memory cafe is not a support group or drop off respite option.  Any guest requiring a personal care attendant must have a caregiver present.