Somerville Council on Aging General Calendar: 11/6 & 11/13

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11/6 & 11/13- Zumba with Cathy. 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm. All levels. Holland Street Center 167 Holland Street. $3. Just drop in.

11/7 – Fight the Right Medicare Part D Plan for you or your parents – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Holland Street Center 167 Holland Street. Representatives from Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health, Prescription Advantage and SHINE will be here to help you evaluate your options to find the best coverage. Free. Bring medication list, Medicaire card and info about any additional health insurance you have.

11/12 – “Reflections: Portraits of Somerville seniors in words and drawings – Join local author Nancy Hall Brooks for a group conversation on what you are “famous” for. Two sessions. You will also pose for a photo of you or something special that will be part of the final exhibit. Space is very limited for this special program. Ralph & Jenny Center 10:00 – 11:15 am. Also November 19th.

11/12 – Just retired? Would like to chat with some fellow men in the community? Hear some great speakers? Join us for our monthly Men’s Group at Holland Street Center 167 Holland Street. 10:30 am FREE

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Welcome to our centers! Everyone 55+ are encouraged to join us for
fitness, culture, films, lunch and Bingo. Our centers are open to everyone from Somerville and surrounding communities. Check out our calendar and give a call with any questions or to make a reservation! 617-625-6600 ext. 2300. Stay for lunch and receive free transportation.

All clubs and groups welcome new members.

Holland Street Center – 167 Holland Street Ralph & Jenny Center – 9 New
Washington Street Cross Street Center – 165 Broadway

Some Council on Aging highlights in the coming weeks:
Just retired? Would like to chat with some fellow men in the community? Hear some great speakers? Join us for our monthly Men’s Group at Holland Street Center 167 Holland Street. 10:30 am FREE November 12th

“Reflections: Portraits of Somerville seniors in words and drawings – Join local author Nancy Hall Brooks for a group conversation on what you are “famous” for. Two sessions. You will also pose for a photo of you or something special that will be part of the final exhibit. Space is very limited for this special program. Ralph & Jenny Center 10:00 – 11:15 am. November 12th and November 19th. FREE.

Art with Katherine Continues as we travel around the world and make some wonderful holiday gifts for the holiday. Join us for three weeks starting November 26th, December 3rd and 10th. Cost is just for supplies $15. RSVP early! Cross Street 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Zumba for All with Cheryl. Come at the end of the day, after work – open to all. Wednesdays 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm. Holland Street Center. $3 for a class or $15 for 6 classes! Get in shape this summer!

Wii Bowling League is here at Holland Street Center Mondays at noon Free. – If you haven’t tried this -come as you will love it! No bowling ball but you still swing and hope for the best!

LGBT Events (Open to all ages)

Thursday, November 14th – Join us for a wonderful intergenerational event with local author, Becky Sarah, who is about to release her book, Grandmothering: Real Life in Real Families. It will be a book talk and discussion, focusing on the section of the book in which she talks about being a grandparent to grandchildren who have gay and lesbian parents. 6:00 pm at Holland Street Center

“MOVIES TO COME OUT TO”
All Dinners at 5:30 pm. November 26th – Chicken or Spinach pie. $6. RSVP a must. “The Love Part of This”
In the early 1970’s, Grace Schrafft and Grace Moceri of Gloucester, MA. left their husbands to be together. It is a heartbreaking, funny and extremely moving document of life and love.

“Positive Thinking” with Roberta Robinson of Cambridge Health Alliance will be talking on how Positive Thinking is a mental attitude that admits into the mind, thoughts, words and images that are conducive to growth, expansion and success. Come learn new tricks to keep you on a positive path. FREE. Stay for our Monthly lunch!

Holland Street Café – December 9th from Vinny’s Ristorante. Fabulous lunch of either meatballs and pasta or eggplant parm. Salad and dessert. $^ RSVP! Stay for Roberta Robinson’s lecture at 10:30 on “Positive Thinking”.

LBT Women Fit-4-Life Fitness and Nutrition Classes. Tuesday and Thursday evenings. $10 a month with scholarships available.

Ralph & Jenny Center Weekly Events
Cards and Games hour at Ralph & Jenny at 10:00 am every day the center
is open. Come join your friends or make some new ones. Cards, Scrabble
and Cribbage.

Do you crochet or would you like to learn? Thursdays at 10:45 am. At
Ralph & Jenny Center. Join a great group in learning to crochet or
share your projects you are working on.

Trip Corner:
Penn Dutch – December 2-6
Culinary Arts – December 10th
Concord Museum – “Celebration of Trees” – December 20th
Atlantic City/Taj Mahal – January 12 – 14

STAY ACTIVE:
Wii Bowling League – at Holland Mondays at noon. Free
Zumba for All – at Holland – Wednesdays at 5:15 – 6:15 $3 or $15 for 6 classes
Flexibility & Balance – at Holland – Thursdays 10:00 am Free
Flexibility & Balance at Ralph & Jenny Wednesday 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
Strengthening Exercise with Geoff – Tuesdays at 9:15 Holland and 10:00 Thursdays at R&J $3
Walking Club (R&J) Tuesday 10:30
Fit-4-Life LBT Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
Fit-4-Life General Wednesday & Friday Mornings

11/6
1:00 Bowling at Flatbreads

Holland Street Center
Fit-4-Life A, B & C
5:15 Zumba for All

Cross Street
10:30 English Conversation
12:45 Bingo

Ralph & Jenny
10:00 Cards & Cribbage
10:45 SHINE Info Session
12:45 Bingo

11/7
Holland Street
10:00 Current Events
10:00 Medicare Part D Free Info Session
12:45 Bingo
6:00 LBT Fit-4-Life

Ralph & Jenny
10:00 Cards & Cribbage
10:00 Strengthening Exercises
10:45 Crochet and Knitting
12:45 Bingo
1:30 Bingo Break Exercises

11/8
Holland Street
Fit-4-Life B & C
12:45 Bingo

11/11
All Centers Closed for Veterans Day

11/12
Twin River Casinos
Holland Street
10:00 SHINE appt. only
10:30 Men’s Group
10:30 Low Vision Group
1;00 Yoga/Meditation
6:00 LBT Fit-4-Life

Ralph & Jenny Center
10:00 Cards & Cribbage
10:00 Reflections Art – FREE
12:45 Bingo

Cross Street
10:00 English Conversation
12:45 Bingo
3:00 Bereavement Group

11/13
Holland Street Center
Fit-4-Life A & B
5:15 Zumba for All!

Cross Street
10:30 English Conversation
12:45 Bingo

Ralph & Jenny
10:00 Cards & Cribbage
12:45 Bingo

Bowling at Flatbreads at 1:00 pm

Check out our Facebook site for photos from our events and exercise and
tips for everyday healthy living at www.facebook.com/somervilleCOA

 

 

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