Our BoomerVenture Campus has something for everyone: exercise classes, lectures, workshops and an ongoing film festival. We welcome your suggestions for subject matter. Ask us about a 1/2 session or a 6 class punch card. Register online at My Active Center unless otherwise noted. Ask about enrolling in half sessions and try any exercise class once for free. See also Exercise and Adventure.
Get ready for Spring at BoomerVenture Campus 2016
Registration week Feb. 8 – 12. On line at www.myactivecenter.com
Is this your first time to register?
Call (978)623-8321 or respond to this email to reach Karen, program coordinator.
Session: February 22 - May 13.
No classes on April 18.
Weather related conditions?
Call the information line at 978 623 8377
Award-winning, Independent Films, Thursdays, 6:30 pm.
Reflexology with Uli Kapp
A deep, delightful foot treatment accessing pressure points on each foot that correlate to various parts of the body.
Thursday evenings starting at 6pm; advance appointment only. $1 per minute, in 15 minute intervals.
Energize with Exercise
Fun aerobics and weight training workout, ending with a meditative cool down. Instructor Denise Boucher.
Mondays, February 22 - May 9; 3:30pm; $60.50
Combine weight training with cardio-fitness as you dance. It’s a 500 calorie work-out! Instructor Nancy Ryan.
Thursdays, February 25 – May 12; 3:30pm; $66.
Active practice of flowing postures with 15 minutes of meditation. Instructor Sheila Wescott.
Thursdays, February 25 – May 12; 7:15 - 8:30pm. $72.
Bring out your “inner dancer”! Learn basic moves from fast and fiery to slow and smooth. Improve flexibility and increase self-confidence as you work all muscles, dance off calories, and have FUN! Suitable for women of all body types and fitness levels. Great core workout!
Thursdays, February 25 – May 12. 6 – 7pm. $72
Nordic Walking ~ Register as of March 1
Cardio Workout while hiking local trails.
Wednesdays, April 6- May 11; 3:50-5:15pm; $33
We’re ringing in the New Year by kicking off a new partnership with Wood Hill Middle School called, Legacy Matters! Imagine the photo book, videotape, written story and more you will create to make your memories last forever! Click here for more details. For more information and to RSVP, contact Emily Kearns at 978-623-8321
Meets Thursdays (except the 2nd Thursday;) 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm.
Merrimack College Inter-Generational
The Gender and Society Class at Merrimack College would like to interview 10 - 12 women seniors about their experiences as women in America, from childhood to the present. Students will write up your "gender biography" and share it with you! Help them learn about the world you lived in through this rewarding intergenerational excahnge. Call the Center to sign up!
Thursday, March 3, 2-3:15pm.
In-Town Dwellings for Seniors: New Possibilities
Join an informational session that will explore downsized ownership options for those 50 years and up. This could become a reality if the new proposed by-law is voted in at May 2016 Town Meeting.
Thursday, March 10; 6:30pm. Free
Practical steps to begin the shedding of possessions. Discover peace and inner richness of creating space in one's home.
Thursday, March 17; 6:30pm. $5 donation.
Tapping Into the “Tiny House” Movement
Join Addison Gallery as they host a panel to discuss the designing and building of rentable and highly innovative tiny houses. Meet at the Addison Learning Center. Held at the Addison Gallery. No registration necessary.
Thursday March 31; 6:00pm. Free.
Coping with Caregiving
Contact Emily Kearns at (978) 623-8321 for time and location.
Wednesday, March 23: Technology Innovations for Caregivers
Tuesday, April 19: Respite Revisited
Thursday, May 26: Supportive Connections
Coming This Spring:
The Skinny on Diets: Which Ones Work and Why, April
The 5 Most Dangerous Foods at the Supermarket, Apri
Coping with Caregiving ( See above)
Aromatherapy for a Booming Boomer Life!, April
Antiques Appraisal, April
Total Harmony: The Doctor of Dress, May
Paperworks with Sandra Golbert, May
BoomerVenture Screening Room
February 25: The Best of Enemies– A documentary on the series of televised debates in 1968 between liberal Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley.
March 3: About Elly – Farsi - drama. The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
March 10: Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears – French drama. Following the disappearance of his wife, a man finds himself on a dark and twisted trail of discovery through the labyrinthine halls of his apartment building.
March 17: He Named Me Malala - Documentary. A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.
March 24: The Square – Arabic Drama. A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.
March 31: Zero Motivation – Israeli A unit of female Israeli soldiers at a remote desert base bide their time as they count down the minutes until they can return to civilian life.
April 7: Meet the Patels – Indian comedy/documentary.An Indian-American man who is about to turn 30 gets help from his parents and family to start looking for a wife in the traditional Indian way.
April 14: This is Where I Leave You – Israeli.
April 21: Learning to Drive – British drama. As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
April 28: The Walk. In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
May 5: Mr. Holmes – British drama with Sir Ian McKellen. An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia as he tries to remember both his final case and a mysterious woman whose memory haunts him.
May 12: Citizenfour –A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.
Films begin at 6:30pm 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 by calling (978)623-8321 or register at myactivecenter.com by 4pm.