93 Winchester St. Brookline, MA 02446    617 . 730 . 2770    info@brooklineseniorcenter.org

Movies, Theatre, Concerts, Books, Trips

Fenway Concerts

Friday, July 7 – – Florida Georgia Line with Nelly and Backstreet Boys at 7  Buy tickets

Saturday, July 8 – – New Kids on the Block with Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men at 6:30  Buy tickets

Friday, August 11 – – James Taylor with Bonnie Raitt at 6:30  Buy tickets

Wednesday, August 30 – – Billy Joel at 7:30  Buy tickets

Friday, September 1 – – Lady Gaga at 6:30 Buy tickets

Saturday, September 2 – – Lady Gaga at 6:30  Buy tickets

 

Theatre Club

Sunday, June 11 – – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, $39

Sunday, July 16 – – Show Boat, $39

Sunday, August 13 – – 42nd Street,  $39

All shows at 2 pm at the Reagle Theatre in Waltham.  We provide transportation.  Register:  617. 730. 2777  Cash or check only

Free Movie Tuesdays here at the Center, 1 pm

Tuesday, May 23 – – Manchester by the Sea (2016)  Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler

Tuesday, May 30 – – Paterson (2016)  Adam Driver

Free Movie Wednesdays at Putterham Library

959 West Roxbury Parkway, Chestnut Hill at 1:30 – – 617. 730. 2385

Wednesday, May 24 – –  Doctor Strange (2016) Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejoifor, Rachel McAdams

Wednesday, May 31 – – Allied  (2016) Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard

 

Free Movie Thursdays at Coolidge Corner Library

31 Pleasant St at 1pm  – – 617. 730. 2380

Thursday, May 25 – – Loving (2016) Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton

Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St

Films playing before 4 pm Wednesdays are $5 for seniors

617. 734. 2500

Obit

Chuck

The Lovers

The Wedding Plan

Click for times and one-night only

 

Boston Tastings

Bistro du Midi, 272 Boylston St, Boston  617. 426. 7878  Brunch Saturday and Sunday at 11, $29, two courses and a mimosa  www.bistrodumidi.com

Blues Brunch, Beat Brasserie, 13 Brattle St, Cambridge  617. 499. 0001  Saturday  10 am, a la carte  with live blues music  www.beatbrasserie.com

Bourbon Bar, The Bristol at the Four Seasons Hotel, 200 Boylston, Boston  617. 338. 4400  Tuesdays at 5 pm, $20   Bourbon of the day with an appetizer www.fourseasons.com/boston

Cheap Date Night, Myers+Chang, 1145 Washington St, South End  617. 542. 5200  Mondays and Tuesdays at 5 pm, $45/couple for sharable plates from a menu themed for couples  www.myersandchang.com

City Wine Tours  844. 879. 8799  Saturdays and Sundays at 3 pm.  Six wines on a walking tour through Back Bay, Assembly Row, North End, South End    www.citywinetours.com

Dim Sum Sundays, Tiger Mama, 1363 Boylston, Boston 617. 425. 6262  Sundays at noon, a la carte and dim sum carts, cocktails  www.tigermamaboston.com

Monday Club, Centre Street Cafe, 669A Centre St, JP  617. 524. 9217  Mondays at 5:30, $25/each, pasta and share a salad and dessert for two  www.centrestreetcafejp.com

Red Sauce Sundays, The Salty Pig, 130 Dartmouth St, Boston  617. 536. 6200  Sundays at 5, Italian favorites a la carte  www.thesaltypig.com

Select Oyster Bar, Bistro Mondays 50 Gloucester St, Boston  857. 239. 8064  4:30 pm $33.  Three course prix fixe menu  www.selectboston.com

Boston Museums

Edward M. Kennedy Institute, 210 Morrisey Blvd, Boston  617. 740. 7000  Includes a replica of his office and reproduction of the U. S. Senate chamber.  Ongoing

Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 Newton St, Brookline  617. 522. 6547   Vintage American cars.  Ongoing

McMullen Museum at Boston College, 2101 Comm Ave, Boston  617. 552. 8587  Rafael Soriano:  The Artist as Mystic plus permanent collection of American, Flemish and Italian works.  Ongoing

New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston  617.973. 5206  Among others, the giant ocean tank.  Ongoing

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation, Mass General Hospital, 2 N. Grove St, Boston  617. 724. 8009   Permanent collection of medical discoveries, patient care and research at MGH with photographs, artifacts and interactive media.  Ongoing

Rose Art Museum at Brandeis, 415 South St, Waltham  781. 736. 3434  See how they care for their artwork.  Fred Eversley:  Black, White Gray sculpture.  Also Tommy Hartung’s King Solomon’s Mines.  Also Louise Nevelson’s Reflections from her 1967 exhibition, through 6/11

West End Museum, 150 Staniford St, Boston   617. 723. 2125   “The Last Tenement documents the West End’s history and immigrant community from 1850-1958.”  Ongoing

Brookline Library

Spring Series for Adults – Learn Something New

Wednesday, May 24 – – Bike Maintenance, 6:30-7:30, Library Lawn

Saturday, June 10 – – How to Dress, 3-4 pm. Hunneman Hall

Wednesday, June 21 – – Sewing and Adapting Patterns, 7-8:30, Hunneman Hall

All classes free.  Register:  www.brooklinelibrary.org

361 Washington St

617. 730. 2370

 

Brookline  Recreation Events

How to register  www.brooklinerec.com         617. 730. 2082, 617. 730. 2069   or in person at any recreation facility   Pricing reflects resident/nonresident – Bus pick up and drop off at Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester St and Soule Recreation Center, 652 Hammond St

 

Wednesday, May 24 – – Tower Hill Botanical Garden, Boylston, MA  12:30-4:30   $30/$40 includes transportation, docent tour and admission to headquarters for Worcester County Horticultural Society.  17 gardens on 130 acres.

Friday, June 2 – – D. Blakely Hoar, Brookline  wildlife sanctuary with animals and plants   2-4  $13/$18   Code  210041-5E

Tuesday, June 27 – – Butterfly Place, Westford, MA  12-5  $24/$32 includes admission and transportation to Indoor garden, koi and birds  Code 110059-5C

Thursday, July 6 – – Plimouth Plantation, Plymouth, MA  9-4  $65/$88  includes admission, transportation, tour and lunch in the cafe     Code 110086-4B

Monday, July 24 – – New England Aquarium Whale Watch  9-3  $70/$94 includes transportation for a three hour cruise on high speed cat, decks, cabin, food concessions     Code 110048-5D

Tuesday, August 1 – – Your own tour of Newburyport  10-5  $20/$27 includes transportation    Code 110051-1C

Thursday, August 17 – – Assembly Row, Somerville  11-3  $16/$22 includes transportation to the mall   Code 110067-5D

 

Book Discussion Group at Putterham Library

Meet in the Community Room Mondays 2-3 pm.  Books available in the library.  Leaders:  Charlotte Millman and Roberta Winitzer

 

       
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Public Issues Book Discussion, 9 am

Leader:   Tom Faulhaber  – –  Books available at the Coolidge Corner Library,  meets here from 9-10 am

May 23 – – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

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June 27 – – Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl

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Food Distribution        Tuesdays 2- 4 pm

The selection of free produce and food varies.  All food is placed in inventory before any is distributed.  Please bring a shopping bag.  This is a busy program that depends on volunteers.  If you can help, see Lydia Pearl here Tuesday morning.

 

Become a US Citizen

Jewish Family & Children’s Service offers eligibility screenings, English classes, civics classes, application help, interview prep and advocacy.  Register:  Lana Stepanskaia:  781. 795. 6240 – – Program is funded by the US Department of Homeland Security in collaboration with the Brookline Council on Aging

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