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Westport Center for Senior Activities programs

The following programs are planned at the Westport Center for Senior Activities:

Saturday, March 1, 10 a.m.: Two investment specialists will give the presentation "How Do I Make My Money Last?" The center said the free program will cover adjusting expectations for long term peace of mind, how and why to evaluate investments and beneficiaries, balancing growth and income based on withdrawal needs, the importance of lifetime planning documents, understanding portability and what to consider when gifting to children and others. Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required to attend.

Monday, March 3, 10 to 11 a.m.: Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer a workshop titled "I am Ready for the Next Chapter of My Life, but I am Stuck in This One." The center said the program would identify tools and strategies to help move along to next chapter in life.

Wednesday, March 5, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: AARP tax counselors trained through an IRS program will be available to help low- and middle-income seniors complete their federal and state tax returns. Appointments are required by calling 203-341-5099. Participants should bring all income and expense documents to their appointments.

Thursday, March 6, 9:30 to 11 a.m.: A class in the art of stamping walk participants through creating five hand-stamped, all-occasion greeting cards. The cost is $5 and includes all materials.

Thursday, March 6, 3:15 p.m.: The feature film "Gravity" will be shown on the center's large screen in the media room. A light supper of sandwich wraps, chips and beverages will follow at 5 p.m. The film is about a medical engineer on her first space-shuttle mission, commanded by a shuttle captain on his final mission before retirement. On what is supposed to be a routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, and the pair end up spiraling into blackness, tethered to nothing but each other. Cost is $6.

For more information, visit the center at 21 Imperial Ave., call it at 203.341.5099 or visit www.westportct.gov/seniorcenter .

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