Ongoing Programs

For more information on our weekly, ongoing Senior Center events, please call 617-730-2770.

You can also check out our monthly program listings at

Bridge for Experienced Players

Kristine Farley, our Bridge Coordinator, welcomes experienced players in-person on Friday mornings at 9:00 am sharp. Give the revolving bridge game a try.


Hedwig Baillie, our Rummikub coordinator, invites you to drop in and enjoy a quiet game of Rummikub at the Senior Center on Friday mornings from 9:00 – 11:00 am.

Senior Center Online Mindfulness Practice

The Brookline Senior Center offers weekly online mindfulness practice sessions. You are invited to join a ZOOM call from your computer or by phone any Wednesday and/or Friday from 10:00 – 10:30 am to practice mindfulness with members of your community. No previous experience is needed. Sessions are facilitated by Michael Allen, LCSW.

Mindfulness helps with relaxation and bolsters attention and insight, all of which are needed now more than ever! To join by video go to:

Please contact Michael at 617-730-2754 or with any questions.

Senior Center Chorus

The Senior Chorus always welcomes new members to add to its already enthusiastic roster of singers. There are no auditions. Just come on Fridays at 10:30 am and make a joyous sound with the group led by Joe Reid.

Current Events Fridays

Current Events meets at the Senior Center every Friday morning from 10:30 am‐12 noon. Come share your thoughts and interact with others about what is going on in today’s world, whether it be local, national or international. It is a fun and informative event for all.

We are all rewarded when our group attendance reaches a specified number. That reward is in the form of a pizza party, held once a month, on the Friday following our attendance goal. Come and join us!

Ping Pong Wednesdays & Fridays

Ping Pong is happening at the Senior Center on Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Come drop in for a quick game!

Short Story Social

A good short story can provide the basis for a great discussion! We will send you the story by email or hard copy to read at your leisure. Then, we will meet up via Zoom every other Monday at 10:00 am. Bring your own coffee and we will supply the forum for a fun and enlightening hour.

For more information and to sign up for the story and  discussion, please contact Jamie Jensen at or 617-730-2753.



Join us for open chess time at the Senior Center with leader Tony Dinosse on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Brookline Bees

The Brookline Bees are buzzing about the fall Craft & Rummage Sale! We are busy making holiday crafts and pot holders and microwave bowl cozies. What would YOU like us to make? Betty finished up our newest raffle quilt! Its beautiful bright colors will soon decorate the coffee lounge in preparation for the next raffle in 2024. You could be the winner! When buying tickets, be sure to buy lots of chances to win this beautiful cozy quilt, and help support the Center. Come buzz with us any Tuesday 10:30 am ‐ 12 noon at the Senior Center. Bring your own project, or help us with one of our group projects. Come play with us! Do you have left‐over holiday fabrics? We would love to give them new life as holiday gifts!

Bingo Tuesdays

Bingo is held in-person on Tuesdays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Come have fun with this classic game!

Dick’s ESL Classes

Dick Morse, ESL instructor, hosts his weekly classes for intermediate English learners on Tuesdays from 1:00 – 3:00 pm and advanced English learners on Wednesdays from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. He welcomes new students and can be reached at or 617-734-5113.


French Conversation Tuesdays

Meets via Zoom on Tuesdays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. New members, regardless of level of proficiency in speaking French, are invited to join. For questions and to connect, please email Monique Richardson at

Living Our Values Wednesdays

Tom Faulhaber’s much beloved discussion group “Living Our Values” meets on Wednesdays from 9:00 – 10:00 am. Please note: While this group is normally held at the Senior Center, it will meet via Zoom until further noticeTo obtain a copy of the discussion material and for information on how to connect, please email Tom at

Sports Fan Forum

Calling all sports fans! The Senior Center hosts a weekly sports discussion group on Wednesdays at 10:00 am at the Senior Center. Whether you are a casual observer or an armchair expert, the Fan Forum is open to all who wish to share the joy, frustration, and excitement of Sports Fandom.

We will gather to discuss the news of the day, relive memorable moments in sports history, and share our predictions of what may come to pass. The group is facilitated by Conor McDermott Welch, LCSW. Please register with Conor at or



On Wednesdays at 1:00 pm at the Senior Center, join other interested Scrabble players for this fun game. Please bring a board and tiles if you have them.


Brookline Acoustic Jam Wednesday Nights

Do you play an acoustic instrument and/or sing?

Brookline Acoustic gets together at the Senior Center on Wednesday nights from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for an informal jam. All skill levels and types of music are welcome.


Coolidge Corner Community Chorus Wednesdays

Welcoming singers of all ages for our 2023‐2034 season! Rehearsals Wednesday evenings starting September 13, 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm, at the Brookline Senior Center. No auditions. Major works will be Faureʹs Requiem and some of Rachmaninovʹs All Night Vigil. All singers must be fully vaccinated against COVID‐19.

For more information go to, email or call 617‐905‐2268.

Online Dance Party with Lynn Modell

Thursday afternoons from 1:00 – 1:30 pm  

Lynn plays music from 40s, 50s, and 60s as well as some from film musicals and we’ll dance together. You don’t need much space in your home to participate. Just make sure there aren’t any scatter rugs, uneven floor surfaces or objects on the floor that are trip hazards. For information on how to connect, please contact Lynn at

Israel Pop Music: A Monthly Discussion Group

Explore the songs of one of Israel’s most beloved pop groups! Join Dr. Miriam Rosalyn Diamond for a monthly online discussion about the character “Poogy,” the meaning of hits such as “Yoya,” and the successful musical careers of its multi‐talented group members. Anyone who likes international music is welcome (whether or not youʹre familiar with Hebrew and/or the group). We meet online on the 4th Monday of the month at 7:30 pm (NO meeting 9/25).

To join, please contact Jamie at