Somerville COA 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.

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.

The Highlander Café: Wednesday, June 4th – The SCOA is hosting a luncheon at the Highlander Café which is located at the atrium of Somerville High School. Doors open at 10:45 A.M. – seating is limited. For $9.00 you will receive Prime Rib with all the fixings. Please call Connie at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP or for 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.

Twin River Casino: Monday, June 16th – Located in Lincoln, RI. For $22.00 you received your Motorcoach Bus transportation, $10.00 Free Bonus Play and a $7.00 Food Credit. Check in times are 8:15 A.M. at the Holland Street Center and 8:30 A.M. at the Ralph & Jenny Center. Approximate return time is 6:30 P.M. Please call Flo or Connie at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP or for 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.

As part of an ongoing collaboration with Teen Empowerment & The Boston Symphony Orchestra the Somerville Council on Aging is headed to the Boston Pops concert on Friday, May 9th. This is the 2nd in a 3 part event program known as the “Symphony for Our City” program which includes special concerts and pre-performance educational presentations. The 3rd event will be an all day trip to Tanglewood on Sunday, July 27th. If you are interested in attending the Tanglewood trip please contact Janine at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 or email Janine at JLotti@Somervillema.gov

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

All available slots for Artwork with Clay that is scheduled to start Tuesday, May 4th are taken.

The trip to the Taj Mahal Resort in Atlantic City 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: 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, May 12th: 11:30 A.M. –A special lunch as the students from the GSA (Gay / Straight Alliance) at Somerville High School will be joining us. Pizza for all at no charge. RSVP and for additional information please contact Maureen at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 or email at MBastardi@Somervillema.gov

LGBT Dinner & Movie night – Monday, May 19th – May’s “Movie to Come Out To” has yet to be determined. Dinner will be provided by West 7 Bistro. Dinner starts at 5:30 – Cost is $6.00 – For additional information and to RSVP 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, May 12th 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

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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 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

Thursday, May 1
All Centers Closed
Winter Hill Yacht Club Lunch

Friday, May 2
10:00 Book Club (H)
11:30 Lunch (H)
12:45 Bingo (H)

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