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Health Coach Wednesdays

Health Coach Ilse Leeser, registered nurse practitioner (and leader of our arthritis exercise class) does health coaching Wednesdays.  Get support for a healthy diet and exercise to help with weight, diabetes and blood pressure.  She’ll help you understand medications and test results.  Register for 30 minute, 1‐on‐1 appointments Wednesday afternoons:  617. 730. 2777   

Free Fridays from Highland St Foundation, 6/23

“Free Fun Fridays offer visitors no-cost admission to venues in Massachusetts. It was created to increase access and enrichment opportunities for children and families every Friday through the end of August.”            Highland Street Foundation

June 23

  • Lyric Stage Company of Boston
  • Mary Baker Eddy Library
  • The Sports Museum
  • Clark Art Institute
  • The Mount: Edith Wharton’s Home
  • Worcester Art Museum
  • Peabody Essex Museum
  • The Discovery Museums


June 30

  • Boston Children’s Museum
  • MIT Museum
  • Norman Rockwell Museum
  • Springfield Museums
  • EcoTarium
  • Maritime Gloucester
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum
  • The Gardens at Elm Bank (Massachusetts Horticultural Society)

July 7

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society
  • Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum
  • Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
  • Amelia Park Children’s Museum
  • Falmouth Museums on the Green
  • Pilgrim Hall Museum
  • Children’s Museum in Easton
  • The Hall at Patriot Place

July 14

  • Edward M. Kennedy Institute
  • The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
  • Harvard Museums of Science and Culture
  • Larz Anderson Auto Museum
  • Provincetown Art Association and Museum
  • Edward Gorey House
  • Museum of Russian Icons
  • Cape Ann Museum

July 21

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)
  • Tanglewood
  • Boston Athenaeum
  • The Museum of the NCAAA
  • Fruitlands Museum, The Trustees
  • Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History
  • Lynn Museum
  • Hancock Shaker Village
  • Sandwich Glass Museum

July 28

  • JFK Presidential Library and Museum
  • Commonwealth Museum
  • Arnold Arboretum
  • The Eric Carle Museum
  • Berkshire Theatre Group
  • Historic Deerfield
  • Cape Cod Museum of Art
  • Wenham Museum
  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden

August 4

  • Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
  • Old State House
  • The Greenway Carousel
  • Fort Devens Museum
  • Children’s Museum at Holyoke
  • International Volleyball Hall of Fame
  • The Old Manse, The Trustees
  • JFK Hyannis Museum

August 11

  • Franklin Park Zoo
  • Fuller Craft Museum
  • Cape Cod Maritime Museum
  • Worcester Historical Museum
  • Griffin Museum of Photography
  • Fitchburg Art Museum
  • Jacob’s Pillow Dance
  • Smith College Museum of Art
  • Naumkeag, The Trustees

August 18

  • The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (ICA)
  • Old Sturbridge Village
  • Freedom Trail® Foundation
  • Buttonwoods Park Zoo
  • Cape Cod Children’s Museum
  • Concord Museum
  • Berkshire Museum
  • Emily Dickinson Museum

August 25

  • Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park
  • USS Constitution Museum
  • Plimoth Plantation
  • Nantucket Whaling Museum
  • The Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River
  • Museum of African American History
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
  • Heritage Museums and Gardens

Bridge Fridays

Bridge guru Jan Davidson welcomes experienced players Fridays at 9 am.  Join us for revolving games.  Call 617. 730. 2760

Zumba Gold, Thursdays

Join instructor Emily Brenner Thursdays through May 11 from 1:30 – 2:30 for Zumba gold.  You may drop in for $7/class,  free to Brookline Housing Authority residents.   – – Sponsored by the Brookline Multi-Service Senior Center Corp

Dance Party Tuesdays

Meet instructor Lynn Modell every Tuesday 11-11:45 here to dance.  $2

Senior Chorus Fridays

New members welcome, no audition.  Led by Joe Reid, Fridays at 10:30

ESL Conversation Wednesdays

Ruth Geller leads English as a second language (ESL) group.  Come practice Wednesdays 3-4 pm.  Sessions include how to talk to your doctor, current events and hobbies.

Ping Pong Fridays

Join Lin Sasman, ping pong coordinator, Fridays 1-5 pm.  Connect with players, all are welcome.

Yoga Wednesdays

We do active and restorative poses to build strength, flexibility and balance.  Wednesdays 1-2 pm, donations:  $5-$10 please.  Call to register: Sharon Devine:  617. 730. 2769

Balance Class Tuesdays, Thursdays

Join us in the fitness center to practice balance and flexibility  Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-4:30.  Register:  Sharon Devine  617. 730. 2769

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    The Reunion Project:  The Brookline Senior Center and Brookline’s Goddard House exhibit photos by Lora Brody of women from age 65 – 100 as they look now along with pictures of when they were younger.  Through June 30  http://www.thereunionproject.org/

    – – Sponsored by the Brookline Senior Center, Brookline CAN, Goddard House and the Center Communities








    Artist Gary Chen gussies the van



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     – – photo by Mary Nguyen

    Thanks a million, Artists for Humanity!   

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