Ongoing events

For more information on weekly, ongoing Senior Center events, call 617-730-2770.

Computer Lab to reopen 

The Senior Center will be reopening its computer lab the week of June 21, however, there will be no in-person help until July. 

Springwell grab-and-go hot lunches

The center is now offering hot “grab and go” lunches Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays in collaboration with Springwell. To reserve a lunch, residents must call the Senior Center at 617-730-2747 by 10:30 a.m. two business days in advance. For more information on the menu selections, call 617-730-2747.

A Taste of Quigong 

Qigong will return at 9 a.m. Tuesdays July 6 through Aug. 10. Thousands of years old, qigong (ʺchee‐ gungʺ) is the practice of cultivating mental and physical balance through the coordination of breath, movement and awareness. Simpler than taiji (which combines aspects of qigong and Chinese kung fu), qigong can be practiced throughout one’s life to promote overall health and well‐being. This class is free, but to register, call 617-730-2770. 

Violin Concert 

Violinist Ilana Zaks will present a concert of music by Coleridge Taylor, Perkinson, Paganini, Enescu, and Schubert-Ernst at 1 p.m. July 8. Zaks is Jewish-American violinist, graduate of the New England Conservatory and current student at Yale University School of Music. She has performed as a soloist with a variety of symphonies and orchestras including the New England Philharmonic. She loves contemporary music, as well as premiering new works in unusual instrumentation and presenting the music through multidisciplinary means. Ilana is a member of the Perlman Music Program, where she studies with the legendary Itzhak Perlman. To register, call 617-730-2770. 

The Rat Pack, An Interactive Film and Theatre Program 

This program will be held at 1 p.m. July 12. Frank Sinatra, one of the most popular singers of the 20th century, described himself as “the boy in every corner drugstore, who’d gone off, drafted to war.” Sammy Davis Jr. graced the stage starting at the age of 4 years old, tapping with his dad and uncle in the “Will Mastin Trio.” Dean Martin met Jerry Lewis in 1946 in Atlantic City and became his partner for 10 years. Attendees will view a film clip from “That’s Amore.” They will discuss the professional and personal lives of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis and Dean Martin. There will be film clips and music. This program will be led by theater director Debra Block. To register, call 617-730-2770.