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

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


Clue (1985)

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


Belfast (2021)

1hr. 38 min.

A young boy and his working-class Belfast family experience the tumultuous late 1960s.





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 bbloomenthal@minlib.net.

— Please note that the group will not meet in May —

June 13


Snow Hunters

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 editor@businessforum.com

May 24


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)


June 28


Educated A Memoir by Tara Westover

(Penguin Random House, LLC)



July 26


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 info@brooklineseniorcenter.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

Click for times and one night only

Boston Athenaeum


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.”