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Brookline Senior Center

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Senior Center Events

An extensive list of Senior Center events is at the Brookline Senior Center web site.

 

Between City and Country:
Brookline, Massachusetts, and the Origins of Suburbia
Monday, June 10th, 6:30 pm
Town Hall, 6th Floor, 333 Washington Street
A book talk by author Ronald Dale Karr
Annual Meeting of the Brookline Neighborhood Alliance
Family Ties Got You in Knots?
Tuesday, June 11, 5:30 pm
Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street. Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, author and Resident Scholar at Brandeis University Women's Studies Center. Dr. Nemzoff asks, "How can we continue to create close relationships with adult children while respecting their independence? How can we facilitate discussions so that family members understand our needs and wants? How do we do this over long distances?" She has given more than 350 lectures on family dynamics.

Refreshments 5:30-6 pm. Talk and Q & A 6:00-7:30 pm. Free event, registration required. Call 617-730-2770 to register.

E-Scooter Pilot Community Forum # 1
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Select Board Hearing Room – 6th Floor – Brookline Town Hall 333 Washington Street

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Select Board Member Heather Hamilton, Transportation Board Chair Chris Dempsey, Town Staff and representatives from Bird and Lime will answer questions and take public feedback on the Town’s E-Scooter Pilot Program which is running from April 1st to November 15th. If you cannot attend the meeting but would like to offer comments, both positive and negative, on the pilot you can email escooter@brooklinema.gov

Tee Off At The Library
Saturday, June 15
The Public Library of Brookline is pleased to announce the eighth annual Tee Off at the Library—this year with a renaissance-faire theme! On Saturday, June 15, visit the Brookline Village Library for a day of mini-golf, refreshments, dragons, and quests. There will be two sessions of Tee Off at the Library: an all-ages event from noon-4 PM and an adult (21+) event from 6-9 PM. Tickets for Tee Off at the Library are available at brooklinelibrary.org.

In addition to mini-golf, the all-ages session of Tee Off will feature face painting, archery (with suction-cup arrows), cosplayers and reenactors, crafts, a siege the castle smash wall, a green screen photo booth, and a Fire Swamp obstacle course. Admission for the all-ages afternoon event is $3 in advance, $5 at the door.

The adult (21+) session of Tee Off will include henna, archery (with suction-cup arrows), cosplayers and reenactors, a siege the castle smash wall, a green screen photo booth, and a raffle. Catered refreshments will be provided, and beverages from local purveyors will be available. Advance tickets for the evening event are $5, or $15 including drinks. Tickets at the door are $10, or $20 including drinks.

The Town of Brookline does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. Individuals who are in need of auxiliary aids for effective communication in Town programs and services may make their needs known to Lloyd Gellineau at (617) 730-2326. Those who need effective communication services should dial 711 and ask the operator to dial the relevant Town Department.

For more information, please email or call her at 617-730-2370

"White Elephant" Sidewalk Sale
Thursday, June 20, 10am - 2pm
Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street. Rain or Shine!

Come and see what we found when we cleaned out our closets.

All proceeds to benefit the programs and services of the Brookline Senior Center.

55+ Freedom Trail
Thursday, June 20, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The pick-up and drop off locations are: Brookline residents $10, non-residents $14.

Walk Into History® Tours – These tours highlights the revolutionary history featuring 11 of Freedom Trail historic sites, including Boston Common, Massachusetts State House, Park Street Church, Granary Burying Ground, King’s Chapel, Site of the first Public School, Old Corner Bookstore, Old South Meeting House, Old State House, site of the Boston Massacre, and Faneuil Hall. Begins at the Boston Common Visitor Information Center and concludes at Faneuil Hall. Fee includes transportation and tour.

International Day of Yoga
Thursday, June 20, 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Cypess Field* across from Brookline High School. Let's coordinate: Black pants and white top. Free and open to public; bring your own mat or towel.

To RSVP and for more information: 617-730-2336 or
*Rain location - Schluntz Gym in BHS

Zulu Time Live in Concert – Rescheduled! Thursday, June 20
6:30 PM Reception, 7:00 – 8:00 PM Concert,
Goddard House Assisted Living, 165 Chestnut St, Brookline, MA.

Zulu Time is a dynamic acoustic trio who are classically trained, improvisationally oriented and fun addicted.

The band’s repertoire spans genres from classical, jazz, tango, klezmer, and folk with sparkling arrangements of compositions by Gus Viseur, Astor Piazzolla, Bela Bartok and Chick Corea.

To RSVP Please or call her at 617-731-8500.

Celebrate Summer Solstice with a Sunset Walk
Friday, June 21, 7 - 8pm
Join us for a walk at Fisher Hill Reservoir Park at sunset. Visit Brookline's newest 10 acre park. The site of a Boston reservoir in service from 1888 to the 1970's is now a protected parkland that eincludes a prominade, picnic grove, forest trail, playing field, and wildflower meadow. Share crackers and cheese and a bubbly (non-alcoholic) toast to summer at the promenade planted with a donation from Brookline GreenSpace Alliance with 25 tupelo trees to commemorate 25 years of environmental leadership and citizen participation in protecting and enhancing Brookline open spaces.

Sponsored by the Brookline GreenSpace Alliance. .

55+ Island Yoga
Saturday, July 13, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
The pick-up and drop off locations are: Brookline residents $15, non-residents $20

Enjoy an all-levels class overlooking the harbor on Spectacle Island. Fee includes transportation and class.

55+ Guided Canoe Tour
Thursday, July 25, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The pick-up and drop off locations are: Brookline residents $25, non-residents $34

Come paddle with us! Charles River Canoe & Kayak in Nahanton Park is on one of the longest uninterrupted stretches of flatwater on the Charles River. There is abundant wildlife along the river. Tour guides will teach us about the history and wildlife of the area, and help build our paddling skills. Fee includes transportation, guided tour and canoe rental.

55+ Georges Island Fort Tour
Thursday, August 8, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The pick-up and drop off locations are: Brookline residents $20, non-residents $27

Georges Island is home to historic Fort Warren, a Civil War-era fort known for its graceful granite archways and reputed ghost, the Lady in Black. The fort and its grassy parade ground are a popular place for a scenic, low-stress walk. Fee includes transportation and tour.

55+ Pedal Boats at Hopkinton State Park
Monday, August 19, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The pick-up and drop off locations are: Brookline residents $20, non-residents $27

Pedal Boats are a fun way to take a relaxing, leisurely pedal on the water and see the sights at Hopkinton State Park which boasts more than 1,500 acres of natural forest and open fields. Hopkinton Reservoir, a 175-acre spring-fed lake, features 3 islands, 2 swimming beaches, miles of trails, stunning vistas, and 1 totally awesome boathouse. Fee includes transportation, and pedal boat rental.

BrooklineCAN Annual Meeting, Thursday, September 19
5 – 7 PM, Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street. Details to follow.
Ongoing, - Free films at Brookline Public Library.
Wednesdays at Putterham and Thursdays at Coolidge Corner.