Our BoomerVenture Campus has something for everyone: exercise classes, lectures, workshops and an ongoing film festival. We welcome your suggestions for subject matter. Register online at My Active Center unless otherwise noted.
Workouts Currently on Campus
Energize with Exercise
Join a group of baby boomers who are having a blast getting fit. Floor aerobics, weight training, balance practice and stretching. We end the hour with a quick guided meditation ready to go out and conquer the world! Instructor Denise Boucher.
Mondays, November 23 - February 8, 3:30pm, $60.50
Cardio fitness, flexibility and weight training as you dance! It’s a 500 calorie burn! Instructor Nancy Ryan.
Thursdays, December 3 – February 11, 3:30, $49.50
An active practice of flowing postures, focusing on various parts of the body. Each night will include 15 minutes of meditation. Instructor Sheila Wescott.
Thursdays, December 3 – February 11, 7:15pm, $54.
Belly Dancing NEW!
Bring out your “inner dancer”! Learn basic moves from fast and fiery to slow and smooth. Improve flexibility, increase self-confidence as you work all muscles, dance off calories, and have FUN! Suitable for women of all body types and fitness levels.
Thursdays, December 3 - February 11, 6:00pm, $54
Reflexology With Uli Kapp
By advance appointment only. $1 per minute, in 15 minute intervals.
Pressure points on hands and feet that correlate to Qi in the body. Must register by the day before to hold spot.
Thursday evenings starting September 17, 6:00pm
Lectures, Workshops & Fun Currently on Campus
Dec 3:Unfinished Song
Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James. Drama with Vanessa Redgrave.
Dec 10:Woman in Gold
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. Drama with Helen Mirren.
Dec. 17:Love Actually
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. Comedy with Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson and Colin Firth.
War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region in 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in. Estonian Drama.
Jan. 14: The Artists and the Model
An elderly sculpture learns that a beautiful young Spanish political refugee, who agrees to pose for him, inspires him to embark on his last artistic (and sensual) adventure. French Drama.
Jan 21: The Salt of the Earth
Photographer Sebastião Salgado embarks on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty. Portuguese Documentary.
Jan. 28: The Girl From Paris
Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. French Drama.
Feb. 4: All Is Lost
Academy Award winner Robert Redford stars an open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress.
Feb. 11: The Butterfly
Family-friendly The Butterfly concerns a search for the title creature, an eight-year-old Elsa, and an elderly neighbor named Julien. Joining him on a trek to find a rare butterfly that lives for only 72 hours, they learn a few things about themselves. French Drama.
Films begin at 6:30 pm unless noted. Seating and snacks starting at 6:15. All films held at 30 Whittier Court, ground floor of the school administration. Limited to first 30 people. Please pre-register for movies by going on-line at My Active Center. For information call: (978) 623-8321 or email Karen Payne-Taylor by 4pm.