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

Movies, Theatre, Concerts, Books, Trips

Free Movie Tuesdays here at the Center, 1 pm

Tuesday, February 28 – – Sully (2016)  Tom Hanks, Laura Linney, Aaron Eckhart


Free Movie Wednesdays at Putterham Library

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

Wednesday, February 22 – – Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) animation with voices:  Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Art Parkinson


Free Movie Thursdays at Coolidge Corner Library

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

Thursday, February 23 – – Tumbledown (2015) Rebecca Hall, Jason Sudekis, Blythe Danner



Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St

Films playing before 4 pm Wednesdays are $5 for seniors

617. 734. 2500

2017 Oscar nominated shorts :  Animated

2017 Oscar nominated shorts:  Live action

La La Land (!)


The Salesman

I am not your Negro

Click for times and one-night only


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

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge  617. 495. 9400  Among others, Doris Salcedo:  The Materiality of Mourning, a tapestry, room-sized, made from rose petals as well as work by the Colombian artist exploring political violence.  Through 4/9

Mass Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St, Boston  617. 536. 1608   Permanent collection features paintings, artifacts, photos and documents including Declaration of Independence.  Also, Turning Points in American History through 2/25


Brookline  Recreation Events

Thursday, March 16 – – The Paint Bar, Newton:  Relaxed setting where you paint.  No experience needed, instruction provided.  Fee: $55/$74 includes travel, fees and lunch.  8:30-1:30 pm   Course code: 310043-4A

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


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


Monday, February 27 – – Our Souls at Night, by Kent Haruf


Monday, March 20 – – The Boat Rocker, by Ha Jin


No meeting in April

Monday, May 15 – – The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough





Public Issues Book Discussion, 9 am

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

Tuesday, February 28 – – Breach of Trust:  How Americans Failed their Soldiers and their Country, by Andrew  Bacevich



Tuesday, March 28 – – Maphead:  Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks, by Ken Jennings


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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