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New participants to the COA only.
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On Tuesday, September 8 at 10:00am, join the Low Vision Group. Monthly meetings at the Center, facilitated by Social Worker, Cheryl Lavallee, gives people the opportunity to talk, share concerns and ideas as they navigate their way through life with low vision. Any loss that we experience is difficult to deal with, however, having the support of a group, educating oneself with information, empowers people to live a quality life with the challenges they face. If you or someone you know is experiencing any loss of vision, plan on attending the monthly meeting.
Cruising the Charles– Depart the Center at 8:45am on Thursday, September 17 for a trip into Boston, lunch at the Cheesecake Factory and a narrated tour of the Charles River. All for $74/pp.
The Old Mill Restaurant and Tower Hill– Thurs., October 8, 2015. Bus leaves at 8:30am. Choice of entrée for $69/pp.
Hal McIntyre Orchestra– Norwood Theatre has provided us with tickets to their show on Wednesday, September 30 at 1:30pm. The bus will leave the Center shortly after lunch for an afternoon of great music. A transportation donation of $3 is suggested. Reservations are required and seats are limited.
September Movies at the COA at 2pm. Refreshments served!
Sept. 2– Last of the Blonde Bombshells
After Elizabeth’s (Judy Dench) husband dies, she begins to play her tenor saxophone again, and remembers when she was 15 and a member of the Blonde Bombshells, an all-girl (with one exception) swing band during WWII.
Sept. 16– American Sniper
Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind.
Please be sure to signup so we have the correct amount of seats available!
Masterworks of American Art
Your guide is Professor William Kloss. A noted scholar and art historian, Professor Kloss has taught more than 100 courses as an independent lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution’s seminar and travel program. Through 24 engaging and informative lectures, he shares his deep passion for the art of this nation while offering remarkable insights into the relationship between America’s history and its art.
What you discover is a revolution in art. Sometimes borrowing from European models, just as often departing from them, American artists pioneered new attitudes and styles to express the aspirations of a new nation.
Professor Kloss highlights this uniquely American approach to art, examining some of the greatest paintings of the tradition within the larger context of our country’s history and culture. The result is a grand survey of the American experience, in which some of the most critical eras of this nation’s history are viewed through the lens of great art:
Join us on Tuesday, September 15 for the start of our monthly breakfast and information. Certainly you have missed those delicious pancakes, so sign up and enjoy! Our guest speaker will be Cardiologist and Medfield resident Dr. Jack Cardigan. Dr. Cardigan will address a relatively common condition known as Atrial Fibrillation and heart health. A $3 breakfast donation is suggested.
July and August birthdays are being celebrated with those in September on Tuesday, September 29 with a performance by Jeff Jarvis following lunch!
On your birthday we wish you much pleasure and joy;
We hope all of your wishes come true.
May each hour and minute of your special day be shared with the staff of the COA!
Join us monthly for our birthday celebration, where we believe celebrating a birthday is a positive experience! Remember at the Center, we are all the same age!! So Happy Birthday!