Somerville COA SAVE THE DATE: Some exciting events in the coming weeks:

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Afternoon at the Movies: Monday, April 28th – Holland Street Atrium – 12:30 P.M. The second movie in our
Afternoon at the Movies series – Lee Daniel’s The Butler Oscar winning Forest Whitaker delivers a powerful performance as Cecil Gaines, who served as the White House butler under eight presidents. His three decades of service unfold against a backdrop of unparalleled change in American history. Rated PG-13 – running 132 minutes – Please contact Flo at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP or for additional information.

Holiday Inn Dance: Monday, April 14th – 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. – 30 Washington Street – $20.00 – Come and enjoy a terrific lunch, with good music and wonderful friends. To RSVP and for more information please contact Connie at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300.

Lucianos Restaurant & North Shore Acappella: Wednesday, May 21st – Check in time is 9:45 A.M. at the Ralph & Jenny Center. Approximate return time is 5:00 P.M. For over 30 years North Shore Acappella has excited audiences throughout the country adding an experienced blend of harmony, rhythm and tempo to songs from the 1940’s through today. Meal choice of Roast Pork Loin or Haddock – includes dessert & coffee / tea. $79.00 per person. Please contact Connie or Flo at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP, meal choice or additional information.

Suffolk Downs: Wednesday, June 11th – and they’re off…………………Come join us for a relaxing day of live horse racing, dine on a delicious buffet in the clubhouse and award the jockey with a thophy for the race that is named after the SCOA. Check in times are 10:15 A.M. at Holland Street & 10:30 A.M. at Ralph & Jenny with an approximate return time of 5:30 P.M. $31.00 per person – please contact Connie at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP or for additional information. Additional trips to Suffolk Downs scheduled for Wednesday, August 10th and Wednesday, September 17th.

Venus De Milo & The Temptations: Thursday, June 12th – That’s right folks The Temptations! Their hits include My Girl, Just my Imagination and Papa was a Rolling Stone just to name a few. Meal choice of Chicken or Haddock – includes dessert & coffee /tea. Check in time is 9:00 A.M. at Ralph & Jenny with an approximate return time of 5:15 P.M. $79.00 per person. Please contact Flo or Connie at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP, meal choice or additional information.

Foster’s Clambake: Monday, August 18th – Join us as we go off to the beaches of York, Maine. We transform one of Maine’s best known facilities for lobster into our very own clambake. Meal choices include lobster, BBQ chicken or a vegetarian meal. Meals also include chowder, clams, mussels, corn on the cob, potatoes, rolls & butter, dessert, coffee, tea, iced tea or lemonade. $62.00 per person -Check in time 9:00 A.M. at Holland Street and 9:15 A.M. at Ralph & Jenny Center. Approximate return time is 5:00 P.M. For more information & to RSVP please contact Connie or Flo at 617-625-6600 Extension 2300.

Lowell Spinners: Thursday, August 28th – For just $31.00 you receive your transportation, seating, all you can eat BBQ and a night of America’s favorite pastime – Baseball! Check in time is 4:00 P.M. at Holland Street with an approximate return time of 10:00 P.M. Game time is 7:05 P.M. Please contact Connie or Flo at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP or for additional information.

Taj Mahal Resort & Casino: Monday, October 13th – Wednesday, October 15th – This resort which is located on the boardwalk in Atlantic City has world class restaurants, non-stop entertainment and a dazzling array of shops. Trip includes: Motorcoach transportation, 2 nights lodging & $45.- Slot Dollars. $222.- per person double occupancy or $344.- single. A $50.- deposit per person on or before May 5th is required. For more information or if you should have any questions, please contact Connie or Flo at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The Twin Rivers trip scheduled for April 15th is SOLD OUT.

The Charleston, SC & Savannah, GA trip scheduled for May 4th to May 10th is SOLD
OUT.

The Mohegan Sun trip scheduled for May 20th is SOLD OUT.

Lunch at the Winter Hill Yacht Club on May 1st is SOLD OUT.

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Afternoon at the Movies – Mark your calendars: April 28th for Lee Daniel’s The Butler, May 19th for Enough Said and June 30th for Captain Phillips.

Mayor’s Annual Picnic is scheduled for Wednesday, August 8th.

Suffolk Downs – Wednesday, August 20th & Wednesday, September 17th. See above for details.
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IMPORTANT INFO:

Somerville Fire Department: An ongoing collaboration with the Somerville Fire Department has resulted in a program to distribute and install free, new smoke alarms in eligible households. For more information and an application, call us at 617-625-6600, ext. 2300.

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LGBT EVENTS

LGBT Lunch – Monday, April 14th: 11:30 A.M. – Lunch provided by Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services – $1.50 – RSVP and for additional information please contact Maureen at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 or email at MBastardi@Somervillema.gov

LBT Women Fit-4-Life – Fitness and Nutrition Classes. Classes are Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting at 6:00 P.M. $10 a month with scholarships available – please contact Chris at 617-625-6600 ext. 2300 for more information. We have available slots and would love to have you.

LGBT Advisory Group – Will now meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. Our next meeting is Monday, April 14th at 4:30 P.M. If you are interested in serving on the Advisory Board please contact Maureen at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 or email MBastardi@Somervillema.gov

The Somerville Council on Aging LGBT Advisory Group has decided to postpone the Dinner / Dance originally scheduled for the 6th of June. When the Group decides on a new date we will be sure to keep you posted.

This month, unfortunately, Dinner & Movie night falls on a holiday – Patriot’s Day. We will return to our regularly scheduled 3rd Monday of the month – next month.
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Welcome to our centers! Everyone 55+ is 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: located at 167 Holland Street
(between Davis Square and Teele Square)
Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
617-625-6600 Ext. 2300

Cross Street Center: located at 165 Broadway
(East Somerville)
Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
(617) 625-6600 Ext. 2335

Ralph and Jenny Center: located at 9 New Washington Street,
(behind the Holiday Inn)
Monday through Thursday 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
(617) 666-5223

STAY ACTIVE: Weekly Exercise Class Schedule
Holland = (H) Ralph & Jenny = RJ Cross Street (C)

Monday: Wii Bowling, noon, Free. (H);
Fit 4 Life C, 1 p.m., $10/mo., pre-registration required.

Tuesday: Strengthening, 9:15 a.m., $3 per class (H)
Dalcroze Eurhythmics, 1 p.m., (H)
LBT Fit 4 Life, 6 p.m., $10/mo., pre-registration required (H).

Wednesday: Fit 4 Life A, 8:45 a.m./B, 9 a.m/C, noon; $10/mo, pre-registration required. (H)
Bowling @ Flatbreads, 1 p.m., $10/week for shoes and dues
Zumba for All, 5:15 p.m., $3 per class (H)

Thursday: Strengthening, 9:30 a.m., $3 per class (RJ)
LBT Fit 4 Life, 6 p.m., $10/mo, pre-registration required. (H)
Friday: Fit 4 Life A, 8:45 a.m./B, 9:55 a.m., $10/month, pre-registration required. (H)
Upcoming Schedule
Holland = (H) Ralph & Jenny = RJ Cross Street (C)

Monday, April 14
10:00 Cards (RJ)
9:30 Moonlighters (H)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ)
11:45 LGBT Congregate
Meal (H)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)
Holiday Inn Dance

Tuesday, April 15
10:00 English Conversation
(C)
10:00 SHINE by appt. (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
11:30 Lunch (RJ, C)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)
6:00 Caregiver Support (H)
Twin Rivers

Wednesday, April 16
10:00 Cards (RJ)
10:00 English Conversation
( C)
10:45 Crafty Ladies
with Juanita (C)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ, C)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)

Thursday, April 17
10:00 Current Events (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
10:00 Blood Pressure (H)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ)
12:45 Bingo (H, RJ)

Friday, April 18
Centers Closed

Monday, April 21
Holiday—-Patriot’s Day
No Programming
All Centers Closed

Tuesday, April 22
10:00 English Conversation
(C)
10:00 SHINE by appt. (H)
10:00 Cards & Cribbage (RJ)
10:30 Brain Games (H)
11:30 Lunch (RJ, C)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)

Wednesday, April 23
Elder Fair
Centers Closed

Thursday, April 24
10:00 Current Events (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
10:45 Crafty Ladies
with Juanita (RJ)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ)
12:30 Bingo (H, RJ)

Friday, April 25
11:30 Lunch (H)
12:45 Bingo (H)

Monday, April 28
9:30 Veterans Group (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
9:30 Moonlighters (H)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ)
12:30 Afternoon
at the Movies: “The Butler” (H)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)

Tuesday, April 29
10:00 SHINE by appt. (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
11:30 Lunch (RJ, C)
12:45 Bingo (RJ, C)

Wednesday, April 30
10:00 Cards (RJ)
10:00 English Conversation
(C)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ, C)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)
Hanscom Air Force Base

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