Movies, Books & Seminars
Tuesday Afternoon Movie Series at the
Brookline Senior Center
Tuesday, May 10
The King and I (1956)
2hr. 13 min.
A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam’s children.
Tuesday, May 17
1hr. 34 min.
Six guests are anonymously invited to a strange mansion for dinner, but after their host is killed, they must cooperate with the staff to identify the murderer as the bodies pile up.
Tuesday, May 24
Guarding Tess (1994)
1hr. 36 min.
A former U.S. First Lady wants a particular Secret Service agent to head her bodyguard detail, even though he can’t stand her.
Tuesday, May 31
1hr. 38 min.
A young boy and his working-class Belfast family experience the tumultuous late 1960s.
VIRTUAL COUNCIL ON AGING BOOK GROUP
The group is online until further notice. For more information on how to connect via Zoom, visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kc-utpzwuGdwwSb6ZE0JSaLo23jGDkq-A
Please contact Batia Bloomenthal, Branch Supervisor at the Putterham Library, for updates, at 617-730-2721 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
— Please note that the group will not meet in May —
By Paul Yoon
Public Issues Nonfiction Book Discussion
Group at the Brookline Senior Center
Tom Faulhaber is challenging your thinking every month with a nonfiction book discussion group centered on public issues, history, current events, and other nonfiction topics. Suggestions for future titles are encouraged.
Please note: While this group is normally held at the Senior Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 9:00-10:00am, it will meet via Zoom until further notice. As of this print, this group is still held via Zoom. Please contact Tom for any changes in the interim.
For information on how to connect, please email Tom at email@example.com
What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City
by Mona Hanna-Attisha (One World | Penguin Random House, LLC)
Educated A Memoir by Tara Westover
(Penguin Random House, LLC)
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregates America
Richard Rothstein (Liveright Publishing)
ArtMatters Online Presentations
The Senior Center’s new enhanced membership account with ArtMatters allows Brookline Senior Center participants access to two new prerecorded presentations each month, as well as access to the entire ArtMatters video library. Choose from over 40 different subjects, covering artists, art movements, historical eras, and themes.
To view the account, please go http://artmatters.website website and click “Log In” on the top right corner of the page. For email, enter firstname.lastname@example.org and 93winchester as the password. From here, you will see a couple of options on the top of the screen. Under “Individual” you can view the monthly videos and see a preview for the next month’s videos. Under “Communities,” click on Brookline COA and enter password “BrooklineCOA93” to view the video library.
This program is made possible thanks to the Brookline Multi-Service Senior Center.
Coolidge Corner Theater, 290 Harvard St
617. 734. 2500
Calendar of events, exhibitions, collections, library, support and membership.
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline 617. 566. 6660 new and used books, gifts, cards Brookline Booksmith
Boston Children’s Museum, 308 Congress St, Boston 617. 426. 6500 Focus on science, health, fitness and culture
Bostonian Society Old State House Museum, 206 Washington St, Boston 617. 720. 1713 Historical presentations, artifacts, images, architecture
Edward M. Kennedy Institute, 210 Morrissey Blvd, Boston 617. 740. 7000 Includes a replica of his office and reproduction of the U. S. Senate chamber
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge 617. 495. 9400
Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Dr, Boston 617. 478. 3100 Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction of Endangered Animals
International Museum of World War II, 8 Mercer Rd, Natick 508. 651. 1944 Marking the 75th anniversary of entering the war, 75 objects from its collection of 500,000
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way, Boston 617. 566. 1401
Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington St, Newton 617. 796. 1450
JFK Presidential Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Boston 617. 514. 1600 https://www.jfklibrary.org/
Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 Newton St, Brookline 617. 522. 6547 Vintage American cars
Mary Baker Eddy Library, 200 Mass Ave, Boston 617. 450. 7000 Maps
Mass Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St, Boston 617. 536. 1608 Permanent collection of paintings, photographs and document including a copy of the first printing of Declaration of Independence
McMullen Museum at Boston College, 2101 Comm Ave, Boston 617. 552. 8587
MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames St, Cambridge 617. 253. 4680
New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston 617.973. 5206 Among others, the giant ocean tank
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
Rose Art Museum at Brandeis, 415 South St, Waltham 781.736.3434 – Permanent collection of 8,000 pieces of art including ’60s and ’70s
Sports Museum at TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston 617. 624. 1234 Artifacts from the area’s professional and college teams
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.”