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					                      ONIONTOWN SENIORS
 Volume 26, No. 1                                                                               January 2010
                  Hours:
           Monday through Friday                                                             Phone:         (978) 762-0208
                8am-5pm                                                                                     (978) 762-0209
                                                                                             Fax:           (978)762-0240
            25 Stone Street
                                                                                                    WWW.DCOA.ORG
           Danvers, MA 01923

   Nationally Accredited Senior Center—Awarded December 2001, Reaccredited 2007
    *************************************************************************************************************

  The mission of the Danvers Council on Aging and the Senior Center which it manages is to provide and advance those
  programs and services which enrich the lives of older adults in the Danvers Community.


                DCOA Board                         The staff of the Danvers Council on Aging would like to wish each and
          Robert Sosnowski, Chairman
Geraldine Cosgrove     Joseph Palmer
                                                      everyone of you a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous New Year!
Edmund Kowalski        Carl Peterson
Ken Koon               Thomas Leonard
Marsha Donovan         Kathleen Sheridan
                                                                         AARP Income Tax Assistance
          Friends of DCOA Board                  Trained volunteers will once again be assisting seniors with preparing their
Alan Hartnett, Chairman Dr. Charles Desmond      income tax at the Danvers Senior Center by appointment only beginning
Ed Foley                      Lew Hathaway
Bob Kellard                   Becky Kilborn
                                                 February 2nd through April 15th. Appointments will be available on Tuesday,
Ken Koon                 Rev. Susan Morrison     Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 1pm-4pm. Call the Senior Center at
Loren Rocker                  Jim Sears          978-762-0208 to schedule an appointment.
Sandra Sears                  Jim Tallo
Eileen Thomas                 T. Frank Tyrrell
John Webber                                      Evening Dining Program This month’s dinner program will be held on
                                                 Thursday, January 28th from 5pm-7pm and will include: Henry’s tender beef
          Participant’s Committee
          Nancy Endicott, Chairperson            stroganoff, buttered egg noodles, blue lake green beans, golden carrot coins
Marie Deschamps           Laura Gioioso          with homemade rolls and butter, & fruited Jello. Tickets are $6.00 per person
Richard Seger              Kathy Sheridan        and include the lively entertainment of Dave Caponigro keyboard & vocals.
Dave Tapparo               Frank Tyrrell
                                                 Tickets will go on sale Monday, January 4th at 10:00am. No tickets will be sold
                DCOA Staff                       prior to this time to ensure fairness to all.
Pamela K. Parkinson, Director
Paula Corcoran, Program Coordinator              DanversCARES and Danvers Council on Aging are paring up to bring you
Lorene Machado, Administrative Assistant         the generations project. The generations project is a community project in
Cathy Andre, Volunteer & MOW’s Coordinator       conjunction with Danvers Middle School Students who are part of the
Sandra Pierro, Receptionist
Sharon Doliber, Outreach Coordinator             DanversCARES Youth Leadership Board. The generations program is an
Francesca Yelton, Outreach Worker                opportunity to share your story and talk to young people about drugs and
Annie Townsend, Title III-C Coordinator          alcohol when you were their age. This is an opportunity to share, educate and
Helen Clinton, SHINE Coordinator
Susan Henry, Financial Aide                      inform the youth of today, and get them to compare and contrast the similarities
Sandi McDonald, Financial Aide                   and differences of growing up in two different times. The generations project
                                                 will run on Monday afternoons from 2:15pm-3:00pm. The program will run for
If you would like this newsletter sent via       7 weeks. You are welcome to sign up for one week or attend all seven. The
e-mail every month send your email               program is scheduled to being Monday January 11, 2010. Call Jason
address to:                                      Verhoosky to register at 978-777-8932 x2213 or email him at
      lmachado@mail.danvers-ma.org               jasonverhoosky@danvers.org.
                                                                                             Volunteer Opportunities
                        Breakfast Club
                                                                       Happy New Year to the Senior Center Volunteers!!
1/6 Infection Control Measures to Protect Your Health, Ellie
Genest, RN, Director of Staff Development, Ledgewood                   Your support and dedication are an integral part of what we do
Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center Germs and viruses are        here at the senior center and in the community at large. The
everywhere. Most of the time, they don’t make us sick, because our     programs and services you help with are such an important part of
body’s defenses fight them off, yet sometimes we do get ill. Come      the fabric of Danvers we would not be able to provide the many
to this free presentation to learn simple things you can do in the     quality programs we offer without your help. From helping at flu
home and outside to protect yourself and prevent infection.            clinics to wrapping Christmas gifts for the homeless to working at
                                                                       the food pantry and so much more. Your volunteerism is very
1/13 North Shore Elder Services’ three Benefits Specialists, Bill      much appreciated by those you serve as well as by those of us here
Foley & Pat Ruocco of Danvers and Bob Edwards of Beverly ,             at the center who realize how much of your time is given! You
North Shore Elder Services’ trained Commonwealth Corps Volun-          have accomplished so much in the past year and I am looking for-
teers will speak about the Benefits Check Up Program . This pro-       ward to a year filled with plenty of opportunities to serve the peo-
gram helps seniors find the public benefits they deserve.              ple of Danvers. If you are a current volunteer I Thank You!! If you
                                                                       would like to become a volunteer please call me at 978-762-0208
1/20 NeedyMeds provides information and assistance with the cost       and I will discuss with you the many positions we offer. I wish you
of prescription drugs without regard to age or income. Many            all a Happy and Healthy 2010!
programs are available to help with medication costs, co-payments
and more to help people with or without insurance. Presented by Dr.    Cathy Andre
Richard Sagall, President of NeedyMeds.                                Volunteer Coordinator

1/27 Does Massage Work-Presented by New England Rehabilitation
Hospital. They will be discussing the many benefits of therapeutic
massage for those seeking good health and wellbeing. They will also                      Public Health Nurse’s Corner
provide information on the steps to take regarding referrals and      Monday & Tuesdays through the end of 2009 flu shots are available
insurance coverage.                                                   at the Senior Center while supplies lasts. Please call the front desk
                                                                      to schedule an appointment and specify if you would like the H1N1
       Everyone welcome…Coffee and Doughnuts are served.              or the seasonal flu shot.
          Program speaker begins at 10:30 AM—11:30am

     Prescription Advantage Benefit Change for 2010                                              TRIAD Corner

Due to cuts in the state budget, Prescription Advantage was            The Danvers TRIAD Council is a partnership which includes the
forced to make a change to its benefits. Starting January 1,           Sheriff and District Attorney of Essex County, the Danvers Police
2010, Prescription Advantage will no longer help members pay           and Fire Chiefs, the Council on Aging and supportive services, and
their Medicare prescription drug plan premium. This premium            seniors. Each month in the “TRIAD Corner” a new tip will be
assistance was not available to all members, only those at a           presented to help:
certain income level. Members affected by this change were              Reduce criminal activity, which targets the senior community
notified by mail.                                                       Alleviate senior’s fear of victimization, build confidence and
                                                                           improve their quality of life
Important Note: Your Medicare drug plan will be sending you             Enhance the delivery of law enforcement services to the
a premium bill each month. It is very important that you pay               senior population
the bill or you could lose your Medicare prescription drug
benefits!

The elimination of premium assistance is the only change to
                                                                                     Birthday Lunch
Prescription Advantage benefits.
                                                                      The next Birthday
                                                                      lunch will be held on
Prescription Advantage is not going away and will continue to
                                                                      Wednesday, January
pay for prescription drugs when members reach that gap in the
                                                                      13th. If you are
Part D coverage that is known as the “donut hole”. And for
                                                                      celebrating a birthday
members in the S5 category, Prescription Advantage will still
                                                                      during the month of
pay for covered prescription drugs once members reach their
                                                                      January, lunch is on us!
out-of-pocket spending limit of $3,250.
                                                                      Call and register by
                                                                      10am January 12th.
If you have any questions about your Prescription Advantage           December Birthdays
benefits, you can call Prescription Advantage at 1-800-AGE-           were: Bob Langlais, Bob
INFO (1-800-243-4636) Press 3.                                        Douglass, T. Frank
                                                                      Tyrrell
                                        What’s Happening This Month...
                                                      Save the Dates!
           Health & Fitness                           1/1 Office Closed-Happy New Year!
                                                      1/5 Reiki 12:30pm-2:35pm (by appt only)
              Video Exercise:                         1/7 Maple Sugar Jazz Band, 1:30pm-3:00pm
        Mon, Wed & Fri 8:30am-9:30am                  1/12 Podiatry Clinic, 10am
             Tues & Thurs 3-4pm                       1/14 Maple Sugar Jazz Band, 1:30pm-3:00pm
                                                      1/15 Hearing Clinic 10am-12pm (by appt only)
           Fitness Center Hours
                                                      1/18 Office Closed—Martin Luther King Day
         Monday—Friday 9am-4pm
                                                      1/19 Reiki 12:30pm-2:35pm (by appt only)
       Strong Women, Strong Bones:                    1/21 Maple Sugar Jazz Band, 1:30pm-3:00pm
                $4 per session                        1/26 Podiatry Clinic, 10am
   Mon. 8:15am-9:15 AM, Wed. 8:30-9:30am              1/28 Mr. Fix It, 9:00am-11:30am
            Fri. 2:00pm - 3:00pm                      1/28 Maple Sugar Jazz Band, 1:30pm-3:00pm

   Wellness Clinic **Call for Appointment**           LOW VISION: We will ring in the New Year with a cozy get-
             Thurs. 8:30-11:30am                      together for any of you who would like to drop-in and get together.
    S.H.I.N.E. Health Benefits Counseling             Bring some ideas for 2010 speakers or ‘outings’ you would like me
           Mon.– Thurs. 10am-Noon                     to research. Or, just bring the pleasure of your company for this
              or by Appointment                       low-key gathering! Meeting time: People come in around 10:00
                    Reike
                                                      and we really get rolling by 10:30!
Twice a month by appointment Call for dates (978
                  762-0208)                           CLA: We will be meeting on January 15th. People begin to amble
                                                      in and socialize around 10:00 and we get rolling by 10:30! I am
               Hearing Clinic                         going to have a sign-up sheet for the Iris Apfel Exhibit at the
        3rd Thursday - 10 AM-12 Noon
               By Appointment
                                                      Peabody Essex Museum. Working on finalizing a date SO
                                                      PLEASE COME to sign up or call Sharon if you can’t make the
                                                      meeting but would like to go. Trip will be on a Wednesday or
   Every Friday is
                                                      Friday between 1-20 and 1-29.(depends on who signs up!)
                                 BINGO
  “Shredder Day”!                Fridays
Bring documents that         10 AM-12 Noon
are more than 5 years                                               Holiday Party at Danversport Yacht Club
old into the center to         Billiards
  be shredded at no            Mon.-Fri.
       charge.                9am-4:30pm

 Mr. Fix-It (Small/            Cribbage
 Appliance Repair)              Mon-Fri
  Last Thursday of          12:30pm-4:30pm
 month 9-11:30 AM
                            Quilters, Rug
  Bridge Playing          Braiders Gathering
Tues. & Thurs. 12:30-      Wednesday 1-4 PM        Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who helped with the Annual Holiday
      4:30 PM                                      Fair. Although there are too many names to mention, we could not have done it
                              Chess Players        without you. Whether you crafted handmade knit items, donated goods to be sold,
 Duplicate Bridge             Tuesday 9-11         baked delicious treats, helped with set up or clean up, you made a difference! This
 Mondays at 9:00am                                 year the fair raised over $3,000. The Friday afternoon knitting group would also
                           Cheryl Gresek from      like to send a special thank you to all the wonderful donors who contributed won-
    “Chordenes”            Congressman John        derful hand crafted items that augmented the knit goods on their table.
  Accordian Group           Tierney’s Office,
  Call for Schedule       Third Thursday of each
                          month from 1pm-2pm       Wednesdays from 1-2:30 PM— Bereavement Loss and Change Support Group.
    Mah Jongg
                                                   Support group for people who have experienced the death of a loved one and who
 Wednesdays 1-4 PM         Services Available      want to understand the grieving process, find comfort, healing, and more meaning in
                          Mon-Fri, 8 AM -5 PM      their lives. Nancy Downey, Leader.
   Line Dancing           Notary Public, Drop in
 Wed. 2:30-3:30 PM        Center, Information &    Wednesdays, from 2:30-4:00pm. Expanding Possibilities Through Aging and
  $4.00 per session        Referral, Consumer      Wisdom. Support group for those who want to examine the many issues involved in
                               Assistance          creative aging, building an independent, fulfilling life through discovering who you
                                                   are and who you can become. Nancy Downey, Leader.
          Candlewood
               Providing
“Care of the Memory Impaired”
    Alzheimer’s & Related Dementia’s
        56 Liberty Street, Danvers
            978-777-2700




                                                                               OUR CORPORATE
                                       The Butchery, 5% off purchases on Wed (except liquor)
                                       Calitri’s, one time 15% disc on food purchase (not valid on
                                       Tuesdays from 11am-4pm), coupon needed.
                                       Jimmy’s Famous Roast Beef & Seafood, 10% off any
                                       purchase
                                       MacLean, Holloway, Doherty, Ardiff & Morse, P.C. is
                                       offering a seminar on estate planning to be held at DCOA
                                       New Brothers, 10% discount on food purchases for $12 or more.
                                       Radius Healthcare Center, 5% discount for room & board
                                       Douglass Appliance, 10% on parts & service
                                       Goodies 50’s Style Ice Cream Parlor, 15% off any food purchase,
                                       year round, 7 days per week.
                                       Sunnyside Bowladrome, Mon, Thurs & Fri 9am-5pm $3.70 per game.
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Cakes for Occasions, offering free mini pumpkin bread (2nd
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Cranney Home Services, 10% off any completed plumbing,
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Sam & Joe’s, one time 15% disc on food purchase (not valid on              • Certified Insurance Councilor
Mondays from 11am—4pm), coupon needed.                                     • Complimentary Registry Services
                                                                           • Group Auto Discounts
 Lorraine Roy Designer Collections , 10% off any purchase                  • 15% Homeowner Discounts
Rocco’s Pizza House, 10% off total purchase (excludes delivery/catering)
                                             MULTI-DAY TRIPS
January 18, 2010 – Atlantic City – Bally’s Hotel. Trip includes          June 14, 2010 – 1000 Islands Adventure – 4 day trip to the prov-
round trip deluxe motorcoach, 2 nights at Bally’s Hotel and Casino       ince of Ontario and the resort area known as the 1000 Islands. In-
on the Boardwalk, $60.00 slot bonus. Trip limited to 20, so book         cludes, 3 nights at the Country Squire Resort, visit Historic Kingston,
early! Cost: from: $159.00 p.p., d.o. (Paragon tours)                    Fort Henry, narrated cruise and more. Cost from: $570 p.p., d.o.
January 24-29, 2010 – Western Caribbean Cruise – Set sail for a          (Paragon)
5 night Western Caribbean cruise aboard the Norwegian Dawn               July 8-11, 2010—Red Sox vs. Toronto - 4 Day trip includes over-
from Miami. Enjoy all the amenities onboard ship (with freestyle         night in Niagara Falls, 2 nights in Toronto, tickets to 2 games (an
cruising) with ports of call to George Town, Grand Cayman Island         evening game and afternoon game the next day!), visit the NHL
and Cozumel Mexico. Round trip air included! Cost from: $699             Hockey Hall of Fame. Cost from: $599 p.p., d.o. Passport required
p.p., d.o. plus departure taxes. (Durgan Travel)                         for this trip. (Best of Times)
March 4-7, 2010 – Philadelphia Flower Show by train – 4 day              July 18, 2010 – The Finger Lakes Region, New York – 4 day/3
trip includes travel to Philadelphia via Amtrak, tour the QVC Stu-       night trip includes deluxe motorcoach, 3 nights at the Double Tree
dio, admission to the Philadelphia Flower Show, visit the Constitu-      Hotel in Syracuse, sightseeing to include NY State Museum, Dinner
tion Center, Liberty Bell Pavilion and Independence Hall as well as      Cruise on the Lake, Syracuse City Tour, William Seward Home, Fox
a visit to Longwood Garden’s, three nights at the Doubletree Hotel.      Run Vineyards, Sonnenberg Gardens and more. Cost from: $569
Cost from: $579 p.p., d.o. (Tye’s Top Tour & Travel)                     p.p., d.o. (Best of Times)
March 19-27, 2010 - Adriatic Coast of Italy featuring Rimini – 9         August 14-23, 2010—Discover Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria
Day trip includes round trip air, 7 nights hotel in Rimini, sightsee-    with Oberammergau’s Passion Play—10 day trip includes r/t air,
ing to include: Bologna, Rimini, Republic of San Marino, Modena,         sightseeing to include Engelber, Bern, Lucerne Switzerland; Inns-
Ravenna, and Florence. Cost from: $1,699 p.p., d.o. (Durgan)             bruck, Salzburg, Austria, Bavaria and Oberammergau Germany
March 19, 2010 – Terra Cotta Warriors/Washington, DC – 3                 (afternoon performance of the Passion Play) sightseeing as indicated
day trip includes 2 nights at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City, visit   in the flyer. Cost: from: $4,929 p.p., d.o. (Collette)
the National Geographic Museum and witness the 2000 year old             October 26-November 3, 2010 - Beijing City Stay – 9 day trip in-
life-size clay figures known as the Terra Cotta Warriors; Smith-         cludes round trip air, hotel, sight seeing to include Summer Palace,
sonian. Cost from: $379 p.p., d.o. (Paragon)                             Beijing Zoo, Rickshaw Tour, Peking Opera, Tiananmen Square, The
April 11-23, 2010—Caribbean Repositioning Cruise - 13 day/12             Great Wall, Temple of Heaven. Optional tour to Xian available.
night cruise includes r/t air to New Orleans with time for a city tour   Cost from: $2,299 p.p., d.o. (Collette)
before boarding your ship. Ports of call include Costa Maya, Mex-        September 8-14, 2010 – South Dakota Adventure – 7 day trip in-
ico, Oranjestad, Aruba, Willemstad, Curacao, Hamilton, Bermuda           cludes: r/t air, 6 nights at the Radisson in Rapid City, daily sightsee-
and return to Boston. Cost from: $$1,684 p.p.d.o. and this includes      ing to include Mt. Rushmore, Devil’s Tower, Buffalo Jeep Safari,
port charges! (Tours of Distinction)                                     Deadwood, Black Hills Gold Factory and much more. Cost from:
April 20-28, 2010-Croatia’s Riviera – 9 day trip includes r/t air, 7     $2,199 p.p., d.o. (Tours of Distinction)
nights at the Hotel Milenij in Opatija; tour Opatija, Moscenice,         September 24-25, 2010 – Cruise to Nowhere from Boston – Over-
Pula, Porec, Bled, Ljubljana, Slovenia and more. Cost from: $2,399       night cruise to nowhere aboard the Norwegian Spirit includes: 4
p.p., d.o. (Collette)                                                    meals, Best of Times Bon Voyage Breakfast and Show, exclusive
May 19, 2010 – Jump Start Your Summer – Overnight trip in-               Best of Times Cocktail Party with dancing. As well as enjoy the
cludes deluxe motorcoach, one night at the Nonantum Resort,              many amenities on this ship. – No passport required! Cost from $299
Maine Lobsterbake, local touring of Portland, Kennebunk & Ken-           p.p., d.o. (Best of Times)
nebunkport, ME and Portsmouth, NH. Cost from: $229 p.p., d.o.            October 6-14, 2010—Grand Tour of Sicily—9 day trip includes
(Best of Times)                                                          round trip air, 2 nights in Palermo, 1 night in Agrigento and 4 nights
May 28, 2010 – Wonders of Alaska – Enjoy a 7 night cruise                in Taormina; sightseeing to include Palermo, Sciacca, Agrigento,
aboard the Norwegian Star with breathtaking beauty that will amaze       Taormina, Catania, Mt. Etna, Siracusa and more. Cost: From $1,949
you. One night pre-cruise in Seattle, then board the ship for your       p.p., d.o. plus departure taxes. (Durgan Travel)
cruise. Sail the Inside Passage with Ports of call Ketchikan, Prince     October 17-25, 2010 – “Costa Fortuna” Eastern Mediterranean
Rupert and Skagway. Rates include round trip air, port taxes and         Cruise - 9 day trip includes r/t air, 7 night cruise to Italy, Greece,
one night in Seattle as well at the cruise! Cost from $1,548 p.p.,       the Greek Isles and Croatia aboard Costa Cruises’ newest ultra
d.o. (Paragon Tours)                                                     luxury cruise ships. Cost from: $1,399 p.p., d.o., plus departure taxes.
June 4-11, 2010 – Boston to Bermuda Cruise – Sail directly from          (Durgan Travel)
Boston to Bermuda aboard the Norwegian Spirit for an 8 day/7             November 7-15, 2010 – Florence, Venice & Rome – 9 day trip in-
night cruise. Dock for 4 days at King’s Wharf in Bermuda (Royal          cludes r/t air, 4 nights hotel in Montecatini, 3 nights in Rome, sight-
Dockyard). Cost from: $699 p.p., d.o. plus departure taxes.              seeing to include, Montecatini, Florence, Venice Rome, Vatican
(Durgan)                                                                 City, Assisi and Siena, and more. Cost from: $2,159 p.p., d.o., plus
June 10-18, 2010 – Canadian Rockies by Train – 9 day trip in-            departure taxes. (Durgan Travel)
cludes: r/t air, 8 nights lodging, highlights include British Colum-     Iceland – November 7, 2010 – 6 day, 4 night trip includes, r/t air
bia, Vancouver, VIA Rail, Jasper, Columbia Icefields, Lake Louise,       and taxes, 4 nights in Reykjavik, Golden Circle Tour, Blue Lagoon,
Banff, Calgary and more. Cost from: $3,699 p.p., d.o. (Collette)         Asmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum, Hallgrimskirkja
                                                                         (Hallgrim’s Church), and free time to explore on your own. Cost
                                                                         from: $1,243 p.p., d.o. (Paragon)

                                                                         As a reminder...We ask that you please park in the back of the senior
                                                                         center when traveling on one of our trips. We appreciate your
                                                                         cooperation.
                                                              DAY TRIPS
                                                                                   Wednesday, September 15, 2010 – Covered Bridges of New Hamp-
                     DAY TRIPS~                                                    shire – Motorcoach departs at 8 AM. Tour Smith’s Country Cheese and
                                                                                   sample some of their famous Baby Gouda; Lunch at the Inn at East Hill
Thursday, March 18, 2010 – Four Celtic Voices at the Venus De Milo in              Farm; after lunch your guide will join you for a narrated tour of 3 (at least)
Swansea. - Enjoy the voices of Celeste Ray, Carol Crittenden, Leenya Rid-          of the covered bridges of the Monadnock Region! Picture stops will be
wout and Erin Hill. Luncheon (Corned Beef & Cabbage or Baked Haddock)              made and you’ll discover why these bridges are a masterpiece of engineer-
included. $60.00 (Best of Times)                                                   ing and an intricate part of our Colonial past. Return approx. 5:45 PM.
Friday, March 26, 2010 – The 2010 Boston Flower & Garden Show –                    Cost: $60.00 (Brush Hill)
Enjoy this New England Tradition that is being updated to appeal to everyone
who loves flowers, and plants, gardens and landscape design. Your day will         Casino Trips will resume in March 2010—A full listing of casino trips
also include a narrated tour of Boston via motorcoach as well as luncheon at       will be listed in upcoming newsletters.
Joe Tecce’s Restaurant in the North End. Cost: $79.95 (Best of Times)
Tuesday, April 20, 2010– Foxwoods Casino & Loretta LaRoche Show –                                           Upcoming Classes
Motorcoach departs at 7 AM for Foxwoods Casino where you can enjoy ca-             Classes begin the week of January 4th. Registration is from
sino time from approx. 9:30 am – 2:30 PM. From there you will head to the          December 14-24.
Garde Arts Theatre in New London, CT for the Loretta LaRoche Show with
reserved Mezzanine seating. Return approx 8 PM. Cost: $64.00 (Brush Hill)
                                                                                   Mondays
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 – “Road to Hope” – A tribute to Bob Hope, Bing                Strong Women – 8:15-9:30 AM - $4 per class
Crosby & Dorothy Lamour at Chez Josef in Agawam, MA. This lively show              Beg. Tai Chi Pt. I – 8:45-9:45 AM - $25/$35
presents music and comedy from 1940-1970, Road Movies, Vaudeville &                Interm. Tai Chi - 9:45-10:40 AM - $25/$35
Radio Shows. Full luncheon included. Bus departs at 8:45 AM and returns            Literature – 10-11:30 AM - $25/35
approx. 5 PM. Cost: $77.00 (Brush Hill)                                            Chair Yoga – 1:30-2:30 PM - $30/$45
Saturday, June 19, 2010 - Rough Point – Doris Duke’s Legacy – Motor-               Tuesdays
coach departs at 7:45 AM. Travel to beautiful Newport, RI, visit the specialty     Beg. Tai Chi Pt. II – 8:45-9:45 AM - $25/$35
shops at the Brick Marketplace, enjoy lunch at the Atlantic Beach Club. After      Watercolor – 9:30-12:30 - $55/$75
lunch travel to Rough Point to tour the estate Ms Duke inherited in 1925 at
                                                                                   Interm. Bridge Plus – 9:30-12:30 - $25/$35
the age of 12. View works of art, tapestries, furniture, ceramics and other
exotic furnishing that still adorn the home today. Return approximately 6          Healthy Eating – 1:30-4 PM - $15.00
PM. Cost: $91.00 (Brush Hill)                                                      Wednesdays
Thursday, July 8, 2010 Boston– Pei-Wen – A 14 year old virtuoso violinist          Strong Women – 8:30-9:45 AM - $4 per class
will amaze you with her repertoire of contemporary and classical composi-          Oil Painting – 9:30-Noon - $55/$75
tions. She has recently played at Carnegie Hall and has performed several          Watercolor – 1-3 PM - $55/$75
times with the US Air Force Band of Liberty. Luncheon included at Venezia.         Bereavement Group – 1-2:30 – no cost
Cost: $69.95 (Best of Times)                                                       Line Dancing – 2:30-3:30 PM - $4 per class
Monday, July 12, 2010 – Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Trip, Essex,                 Expanding Possibilities – 2:30-4 PM – no cost
CT. Motorcoach departs at 8:30 AM. Lunch at the Dock N Dine Restaurant,
board the Essex Steam train for a one hour trip along the Connecticut River;
                                                                                   Thursdays
1 ¼ hour cruise aboard a Steam Boat. Where you will pass by Gillette Castle,       Watercolor – 9 AM –Noon - $55/$75
Goodspeed Opera House and other landmarks from the Steam Boat; take the            Beg. Bridge – 9:30-11:30 AM - $25/$35
Steam Train back to Essex. Return approx. 8 PM. Cost: $81 (Brush Hill)             Watercolor – 12:30-3:30 PM - $55/$75
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 – Mohegan Sun & “The Crackfree Handyman”–                   Fridays
Bus Departs 7:45 AM for Mohegan Sun, spend 4 ½ hours at the casino, then           Café – 9 AM – 1 PM – Breakfast & Lunch Items
head to the Cornerstone Playhouse. The Crackfree Handyman will entertain           Starts in Art – 10 AM- Noon $25/$35 (see display at the center)
and delight you with its unpredictable twists, turns and surprises. This show is   Wii Bowling – 9 -10 AM – no cost
filled with original music and innovative dance routines. Return approx. 7:30      Woodcarving – 9 AM-Noon – no cost
PM. Cost: $65.00 (Brush Hill)
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 – Hyannis Harbor Cruise – Depart at 8 AM
                                                                                   Bingo – 10 AM-Noon
stop at the Christmas Tree Shop in Sagamore, buffet lunch at the Cape Cod          Knitting – 1-4 PM – no cost
Super Buffet before take a 1 hour harbor cruise viewing the scenic islands and     Strong Women – 2-3 PM - $4 per class
beaches as well as Kennedy Summer Homes, Great Island, Egg Island,
Hyannisport and more. Return approx. 5 PM. Cost: $57 (Brush Hill)                                              Computer Classes
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 – Spirit of Boston - Enjoy a three hour cruise on         Registration in advance is required and class size is limited to 5 students.
Boston Harbor. Grande Buffet included. You will be entertained with a              Microsoft Word – Word processing to create professional documents
fascinating narrated tour of Boston’s skyline. While you relax over coffee         quickly and easily. Learn editing tools, check spelling and grammar,
and dessert, talented Broadway quality performers will entertain you with          enhance documents by changing appearance of text, adding lines or
song and dance on the center stage. Cost: $79.95 (Best of Times)                   graphics. 3 sessions-Tuesdays December 22, 29 and January 5 from 1-4
Saturday, August 14, 2010 – “Grammy, Grampy & Me” Enjoy a                          PM. Mary Ellen McNeil, Instructor. Cost: $60.00
                                                                                   Internet Part I – See description above. Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 1-4
tour of Boston with your grandchildren. Trip includes Deluxe motor-
                                                                                   PM. Mary Ellen McNeil, Instructor. Cost: $40.00
coach, narrated tour of Boston via motorcoach, tour Boston Public                  Internet Part II – One session – see description above.Tuesday, January
Gardens, enjoy a Swan Boat ride, a tour of Fenway Park as well as                  26, 2010, 1-4 PM. Mary Ellen McNeil, Instructor. Cost: $40.00
lunche at Joe Tecce’s Restaurant in the North End. Cost: $79.95
adults - $74.95 age 15 and under. (Best of Times)                                  Metaphysical Messages with Linnea, Psychic Medium
                                                                                   Thursday, January 14th from 4-6 PM join Linnea for an evening of meta-
                                                                                   physical messages from the other side. Evidentiary message will provide
                                                                                   information that shows that the Soul is eternal. Linnea is a guest lecturer
                                                                                   with radio appearances on 30 national shows and 176 countries. Limited to
                                                                                   15. Cost is $20.00 per person
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