November News!

Macomber Center members have been busy over the past few weeks - we had a wonderful Halloween party, made some delicious pumpkin pies, played a lot of music on a variety of instruments, and moved deeper into exploring the wonders of biology.  A weekly class in Tae Kwon Do took root, and is progressing with a core of members gaining greater knowledge, physical and mental, with each session.

We spent an afternoon hiking in the wooded acres behind our building, in search of the Witch Caves, small boulder caves used as shelter by people fleeing the Salem Witch Trials of the late 1600's.  Another few days were devoted to making paper beads, with the goal of providing clean water for villages in Tanzania - a challenge supported by the Bezos Family Foundation, which provided funding in exchange for every twenty beads received.

Bingo became an unexpected favorite inside game! Our newest member brought a set in one day, and everyone ended up playing a card or two. And of course, many hours were spent outside, playing four-square, Newcomb, back-and-forth tag and basketball. Finally, we firmed up plans for our first trip (of many!) to ski and snowboard at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, Massachusetts, reported to be opening this weekend...