Marshall Home Fund
Marshall Home Fund

News and Events

In addition to providing grants to organizations and individuals, the Marshall Home Fund supports and participates in various town activities that promote the well-being of older adults.
Back by popular demand! Page to Stage Workshop sponsored by the New Rep Theatre
With funding from the Marshall Home Fund, The New Repertory Theater is again offering a free four-week class that explores every element of the production process from an insider’s perspective. Each week participants will delve deeply into a different aspect of the play, "We Will Not Be Silent." Students will also receive a complementary ticket to the play.
Dates: Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, and 25, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
Location: Watertown Senior Center, 31 Marshall St. Watertown, MA 02472
RSVP: Bridget O'Leary, New Rep Associate Artistic Director,
Free, open to the public
55+ Affordable Housing Series
Come learn how to navigate the process of aging in place, downsizing, and qualifying for affordable housing. Metrowest Collaborative Development and the Watertown Senior Center, with support from the Marshall Home Fund, are sponsoring 3 workshops this fall.  Free brunch is provided.
-Downsizing and Aging in Place: Tips and Tricks--Tuesday, September 11, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
-What Is Affordable Housing and How Do I Qualify?--Tuesday, September 18, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
-Application Assistance for Affordable Housing--Tuesday, September 25, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Watertown Senior Center, 31 Marshall St. Watertown, MA 02472
RSVP: Watertown Senior Center (617) 972-6490. 
Free, open to the public
Fun Intergenerational Activities at Brigham House 
Watertown Families Together, with support from the Marshall Home Fund, is sponsoring two events at the Brigham House. Grandparents Week will be celebrated in September with a sing-along led by local musician, Ruth Rappaport.  The annual Halloween Happening will feature costumes, games, and trick or treating for young and old.
-Grandparents Day--Thursday, September 13, 9:30 AM.
-Halloween Happening--Friday, October 26
Location: Brigham House, 341 Mt Auburn St, Watertown, MA 02472
Free, open to the public
Technology Training for Seniors with Sight Loss 
A monthly individualized training offered by the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, with support from the Marshall Home Fund. 
Date: September 17, 1:00 PM-5:00 PM.
Location: Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472
To register: Contact MABVI (617) 738-5110
Free, open to the public
English Language Instruction for Seniors 55+ 
The Marshall Home Fund enables Project Literacy offer twice weekly classes for older immigrants alongside their peers of all generations, taught by professional English language instructors.
To register and for dates, times and location: Contact Philippa Biggers. Email: pbiggers@watertown-ma,gov. Phone: (617) 924-8797.
Free, open to the public
Watertown Farmers' Market
The Marshall Home Fund provided a 2018 grant to support transportation and SNAP matches for older adults visiting the Farmers' Market.
Dates: Thursdays from June 7 through October 18,  1:30-6:30 PM.

Location: Arsenal on Charles 
Accepts SNAP/EBT and WIC/Senior FMNP
Watertown for All Ages
We are a member Watertown for All Ages, a town-wide collaboration of individuals and organizations that promotes and encourages multi-generational activites.  WAA is working to help Watertown become an Age Friendly CommunityOn November 30, 2017, WAA co-sponsored an Age Friendly Forum to gather residents' suggestions for making Watertown a more age friendly community for all its residents.  For further information, contact the Watertown Senior Center at (617) 972-6490.
Next MHF Board Meeting
October 18, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Location: TBD







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Marshall Home Fund
120 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472

Marshall Home Fund