May Featured Programs
Call the COA at 781-786-6280 to register for a program. Visit our website for our full May newsletter for more programs and information.
Stop by the COA table at Celebrate Weston, Saturday, May 20, 11:00-3:00, in the Josiah Smith Tavern parking lot to meet our new director, Joan Ingersoll, and pick up a sweet treat. Then join our Zumba instructor, Ellen Cohen Kaplan, for Zumba at 12:00 on the stage! Parking in Town Center will be limited so call the COA for direct transportation from your home.
Join opera singer and opera appreciation instructor Ron Williams to explore the dark comic/drama of the Spanish nobleman Don Juan as told in Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, Wednesday, May 10, 10:00-12:00 then join us for a trip to see the Metropolitan Opera in HD encore showing of Don Giovanni, Wednesday, May 24, 5:30-10:15 pm ($25; Space is limited).
Take a trip into the city to see the electric and powerful Nehanda at ArtsEmerson, Wednesday, May 17, 6:30-10:30 pm.
Experience the talents of young musicians at the Cambridge School of Weston with an impressive jazz concert Wednesday, May 10, 3:00-4:00 at the COA. Mark your calendars to stop by for a showcase of some of the outstanding artwork being produced in the Weston High School visual arts classes on display June 7-August 25, and join us for a reception Wednesday, June 7, 2:30-3:30 at the COA.
Take a walk around the Case Campus with Weston Town Manager, Leon Gaumond, and new COA Director, Joan Ingersoll on Wednesday, May 24, 1:00-2:00. (Meet at the COA at 12:50) Enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with friends and COA staff in the lounge on Monday, May 8, 10:00-11:00.
Join fitness instructor Michelle Nickerson Thursdays in May and June at 10:30 weekly for some fresh air walking around the Town Green. Meet Weston Forest and Trails trustee Meg Kelly in front of Town Hall on Wednesday, May 31, 1:00-2:30 for a walk down to the Rail Trail on a lesser-known trail that cuts behind Lamson Park and proceed east to an entrance to the Sears land.
Sign up for one of our many lifelong learning programs on Zoom:
- The Four Freedoms Monday, May 8, 2:00-3:00 on Zoom
- Native Expulsion and Manifest Destiny with University of Maryland Historian Richard Bell Tuesday, May 9, 1:00-2:00 on Zoom
- Keep Your Knees Healthy & Moving Friday, May 12, 10:30-11:30 on Zoom
- Let's Talk About Olive Oil Thursday, May 25, 6:30-7:30 on Zoom
- Art Appreciation: Mother and Child Tuesday, May 30, 10:00-11:00 on Zoom
- Live Virtual Walking Tour Queer Argentina: The History of So. America’s Friendliest Country Monday, June 5, 1:00-2:00 on Zoom
- The Tragedy of Tom Paine with University of Maryland Historian Richard Bell Wednesday, June 7, 10:00-11:30 at the COA Space is extremely limited for this popular speaker.
Join us for part two of our 4-part Dementia and Alzheimer's Series: Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body Thursday, May 11, 11:00-12:00 on Zoom, followed by The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Tuesday, June 13, 6:30-7:30 and Effective Communication Strategies Wednesday, July 12, 6:30-7:30. If you are seeing memory changes in a loved one or supporting someone with memory loss our social workers Joyce and Chris can help with family meetings and connecting caregivers with resources, including memory cafes and social day programs. You might also find our Caregivers Support Group meetings to be helpful. These meetings take place at the COA and on Zoom the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. The next meeting is Thursday, May 18, 10:00-11:30 at the COA or on Zoom. Drop in is welcome. Contact the COA at 781-786-6280 to receive the Zoom link.