Somerville COA Calendar of Events

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

YOGA by Noah: Thursday,May 8th through Thursday, June 5th – Yoga is back and open to all. Join us on Thursday mornings starting at 9:00
A.M. for an hour long invigorating yoga class. Yoga provides modified, low-impact moves and easy-to-follow pacing for a healthy, active lifestyle. This program lets you stretch and relax, will make you feel fresh and most of all it will be exhilarating. Classes take place at our Holland Street Center located at 167 Holland Street and a cost of $20.00 will cover the 5 week class. Space is limited and an RSVP is a must so contact Chris Kowaleski at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2315 to RSVP or for additional information.

Afternoon at the Movies: Monday, May 19th – Holland Street Atrium – 12:30 P.M. The 3rd movie in our Afternoon at the Movies series – Enough Said starring the late James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Catherine Keener. This comedy / romance / drama is about a divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she’s interested in only to learn he’s her new friend’s ex-husband. Rated PG-13 and running 1 hour and 33 minutes. If you haven’t already 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.

Revere Beach: Friday, May 23rd – Join us for the day as we take a little walk along the beach or sit back, relax and enjoy the ocean. This is a great opportunity to get some exercise and meet other seniors. Check In time is 10:00 A.M. at our Holland Street Center and 10:15 A.M. at the Ralph & Jenny Center. Approximate return time is 2:00 P.M. A $5.00 transportation fee is required. Please contact Flo or Connie at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP or if you should have additional questions. Do not forget to pack a lunch (or you can purchase one at one of the beaches many establishments) and SUNSCREEN.

Barbeque: Monday, June 9th – 11:30 A.M. at our Holland Street Center. For a $1.50 donation, you can enjoy a BBQ sponsored by Elder Services. RSVP is a must so please call Flo or Ana at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 if you would like to join us.

Barbeque: Tuesday, June 10th – 11:30 A.M. at the Ralph & Jenny Center located at 9 New Washington Street. For a $1.50 donation, you can enjoy a BBQ sponsored by Elder Services. RSVP is a must so please call Kim at 617-666-5223 if you would like to join us.

Hearing Screening: Wednesday, June 11th – at the Ralph & Jenny Center located at 9 New Washington Street and The Cross Street Community Center located at 165 Broadway. Times have yet to be determined. The screening takes about 10 minutes, is performed by a professional from Mass Audiology and is provided at no cost to you. Stay tuned for times and please contact Suzanne Norton at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to schedule an appointment or for additional information.

Hearing Screening: Monday, June 30th – from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at our Holland Street Center. The screening takes about 10 minutes, is performed by a professional from Mass Audiology and is provided at no cost to you. An appointment is necessary so please contact Suzanne Norton at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to book a time or if you have any questions.

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.

Travelling Chef – Panini Day: Thursday, June 12th – 11:30 A.M at our Holland Street Center. For $1.50 donation, you can join us as the travelling chef makes fresh paninis. RSVP is a must so please call Flo or Ana to reserve your space at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300.

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.

Castle Island: Friday, June 13th – Another great opportunity to get a little exercise and meet other seniors as we spend the day walking around historic Castle Island located in South Boston. Don’t feel like walking? Come, sit back, relax and enjoy the weather. Check In time is 10:00 A.M. at our Holland Street Center and 10:15 A.M. at the Ralph & Jenny Center. Approximate return time is 2:00 P.M. A $5.00 transportation fee is required. Please contact Flo or Connie at 617-625-6600 Ext. 2300 to RSVP or if you should have additional questions. Do not forget to pack a lunch (or you can purchase one at the famous Sillivan’s takeout) and SUNSCREEN.

Holland Street Farmers Market: Thursday, June 19th – 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. Starting on the 19th and continuing every Thursday through November 1st The Somerville Mobile Farmers Market will be at our Holland Street Center. Fresh affordable produce for our older adults (55+). WIC, SNAP, EBT and Farmers Market Coupons accepted and if you use one of these methods of payment, you receive a 50% discount. Cash, credit and debit also accepted. Shape Up Somerville approved.

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.

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 scheduled for October is SOLD OUT.

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

The Tanglewood trip scheduled in July is SOLD OUT.

The June 4th lunch at the Highlander Café is SOLD OUT.

The Twin River trip scheduled for June 16th is SOLD OUT.

On Monday, May 26th, Memorial Day all centers will be closed.

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Afternoon at the Movies – Mark your calendars: June 30th for Captain Phillips.

For Thursday, July 3rd when the City of Somerville will be holding its annual July 4th celebration at Trum Field.

The 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 INFORMATION:

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, June 9th – The next LGBT Lunch is scheduled for Monday, June 9th – more details to follow.

LGBT Dinner & Movie night – Monday, May 19th – May’s “Movie to Come Out To” will be The Topps Twins – Untouchable Girls. Dinner will be provided by West 7 Bistro with a yet to be determined menu. 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 June 9th 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

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)

Mondays:
Wii Bowling, noon, Free. (H)
Fit 4 Life* Group C, 1:00 P.M. (H)

Tuesdays:
Strengthening, 9:15 A.M., $3 per class (H)
Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Free, 1:00 P.M., (H)
LBT Fit 4 Life*, 6:00 P.M., (H)

Wednesdays:
Fit 4 Life* Group A, 8:45 A.M (H)
Fit 4 Life* Group B, 9:00 A.M. (H)
Fit 4 Life* Group C, Noon (H)
Bowling @ Flatbreads, 1:00 P.M., $10/week for shoes and dues
Zumba for All, 5:15 P.M., $3 per class (H)

Thursdays:
Strengthening, 9:30 A.M., $3 per class (RJ)
LBT Fit 4 Life*, 6:00 P.M.

Fridays:
Fit 4 Life* Group A, 8:45 A.M.
Fit 4 Life* Group B, 9:00 A.M.
Fit 4 Life* Group C 12:00 P.M.

*All Fit 4 Life classes are $10/month and require pre-registration.

Upcoming Schedule
Holland = (H) Ralph & Jenny = (RJ) Cross Street = (C)

Monday, May 19th
9:30 Moonlighters (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ)
12:30 Afternoon at the Movies: “Enough Said” (H)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)
5:30 LGBT Dinner & Movie (H)

Tuesday, May 20th
9:00 Fun with clay – Mudflat workshop (C)
9:30 Veterans Group (H)
10:00 English Conversation (C)
10:00 SHINE by appt. (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
10:30 Brain Games (H)
11:30 Lunch (RJ, C)
12:00 Computer Tutorial with Norbert (by appointment only) (H)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)
Mohegan Sun Trip

Wednesday, May 21st
10:00 Cards (RJ)
10:00 English Conversation (C)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ, C)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)
Luciano’s Trip

Thursday, May 22nd
10:00 Current Events (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
11:00 Computer tutorial with Barbara (by appointment only) (H)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ)
12:45 Bingo (H, RJ)

Friday, May 23
11:30 Lunch (H)
12:45 Bingo (H)

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Monday, May 26
All Centers Closed – Holiday – Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 27
9:00 Mudflat Pottery (C)
10:00 SHINE by appointment (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
11:30 Lunch (RJ, C)
12:00 Computer Tutorial with Norbert (by appointment only) (H)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)

Wednesday, May 28
10:00 Cards
10:00 English Conversation (C)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ, C)
12:45 Bingo (RJ)
Hanscom Air Force Base

Thursday, May 29
10:00 Current Events (H)
10:00 Cards (RJ)
11:00 Computer tutorial with Barbara (by appointment only) (H)
11:30 Lunch (H, RJ)
12:45 Bingo (H, RJ)

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

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