September 21, 2020 - September 27, 2020
Come watch a comedy dog act with six terriers, a poodle, and their pet human! Register adhead of time and we will email you the link when it goes live!
*Note: The link will only be available the week of 9/21*
September 20, 2020 - September 27, 2020 @ Large sign facing the Library
September 2, 2020, 7:30 PM - October 28, 2020, 8:15 PM
*Laughter is the best medicine so join this fun-loving crew to end the day with laughs and love! Anyone can do these easy, healthful breathing techniques along with simulated laughter that always seems to turn into real laughter! All ages and levels of physical ability are welcome. There are no fancy poses and no jokes or comedy is involved. There's plenty of free parking at all our venues. Since laughing is dehydrating, please bring your water bottle.
September 28, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Drum Alive is back Daily! Kelly has been given the opportunity to provide Drums Alive classes at home for people of ALL AGES. The classes are being sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield and are FREE to all participants while we are in Stay At Home orders. Please email Aicha with any questions.
Let's get you started:
Here is a link to a signup page. https://mailchi.mp/ec3716c65d68/drumsalivecoa
Once you fill out your contact info, I will send you more information to get going with classes at home.
September 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
To pre-register for the Movie Matinee: Contact Beth: 617-972-7241 or email Elizabeth : Elizabeth.White@perkins.org
September 28, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meeting ID: 137 719 908
*We can't be in the cozy library, but Kerrie always finds a cozy spot in her new home to have us all relax and rid ourselves of anxiety. Even if you have never meditated before, now is the time to give it a try. You won't regret it - especially when Kerrie runs it!
September 28, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meeting ID 769-2859-0292
*Are you conversational in French; intermediate or advanced? Come join Nathalie, a native speaker, to improve your conversational French. Prior to each session, participants will receive by email brief videos or documentaries in French to watch, or news articles or literature to read, to prepare for the group discussion. This is a fun way to improve your fluency in French, and make new Francophile friends. This is not a structured class, the goal is really to practice talking in a relaxed setting.
Any questions, email to: Wellesley.Nathalie@gmail.com
September 28, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meeting ID: 865 6904 4770
*Our friend, Paul will be facilitating his regularly scheduled program Clutter Support Group via Zoom. Here is what Paul shared, "The Clutter Support Group is a gathering of men and women who meet weekly in order to solve their common problems of hoarding, cluttering and procrastinating. The only requirement to attend is the desire to change these negative habits and help one another. Our mission is to help to provide members with the tools and skills needed to live a clutter free life. We offer understanding, trust and hope in a caring, compassionate and discreet environment. With support, our desire is to help our members live a better life physically and emotionally.
September 29, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
September 29, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Meeting ID: 816 8790 1740
*This class is a mostly seated exercise class that does not encourage activities that might exacerbate arthritis symptoms and sore joints. It addresses range of motion, strength, flexibility, endurance balance and coordination.
September 29, 2020, 5:00 PM
September 29, 2020, 6:00 PM
September 29, 2020, 7:00 PM
September 30, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
September 30, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Meeting ID: 859 4613 1521
*Today, one of the most popular trending fitness classes in the mainstream fitness world is "High Intensity Interval Training." Our fitness crew, Lisa and Stephen have put together a version of this for our Center participants: Personalized - Intensity Interval Training.It is defined by what works best for you! It builds cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance. This is more personalized and geared towards individual levels.
September 30, 2020, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Join your friends online to build LEGO bricks along with librarians Veronica and Marianna! On Wednesdays at 3pm, log on to visit virtually with librarians and friends while building with your Lego bricks at home! Come and show off what you've built! You provide the legos, we provide the space!
Registration closes at 9pm the day before the event for us to make sure everyone gets a link. If you are interested in attending on the day of an event, please call the children's department at (781)-755-7559 ext 507 or email the children's department with the link on the right and we can send you a login unless the event is full.
September 30, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Tweens ages 10 - 12 are invited to join Young Adult Librarian Erin in a safe space online for an hour of craft fun. This craft and chat session is just that... bring what ever crafts you'd like and work on them with friends virtually while chatting and unwinding. If you knit or crochet, bring your yarn crafts, coloring more your thing? Bring some markers, colored pencils, paper, coloring books, whatever, making friendship bracelets - bring your string... scrapbook stuff, collage stuff, just want to write something like a letter or a postcard or a novel? Bring that! Just come and have fun in a respectful way. If you're looking for ideas, Erin's more than happy to make some suggestions! Questions? Let Erin know that too by emailing her using the link on the right.
October 1, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
October 1, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Meeting ID: 832 3378 6121
*Barre incorporates the fluidity of ballet, the flexibility of yoga, and the core strengthening of Pilates. It is a structured, easy-to-follow total body workout. This low impact workout combines light weights (optional) and is set to music that makes you want to move. You will need a chair, mat, optional light weights. Please read the risk statement below. Lisa is looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow.
October 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
To join Zoom Meeting: Email email@example.com & she will put you in touch with Nikki & her sweet crew.
*Nikki, from West River Hospice is opening up her weekly Bereavement Circle to anyone who wants to join this compassionate, friendly and comforting group. If you have lost someone - now is not the time to be alone. Please consider joining this group. Even if you don't want to chime in - listening to the fact that you are not alone in your thoughts, could help.
October 1, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Meeting ID: 840 5941 6707
*Today we’ll explore the life and career of Swiss/German artist Paul Klee with research librarian Michele Marram. Klee was a great admirer of children’s art and used ink, oil, tempera and watercolor in his own works. Following the presentation we will have a chance to create our own Klee-inspired works. (but you don’t have to participate in this part.)
MATERIALS: White or blue paper, cereal box, scissors, ruler, pencil, black marker, colored pencils or crayons.
October 1, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This class is a mostly seated exercise class that does not encourage activities that might exacerbate arthritis symptoms and sore joints. It addresses range of motion, strength, flexibility, endurance balance and coordination. *Motion is lotion in this exercise class! This program includes range of motion, strengthening/flexibility, aerobic/endurance & balance & coordination exercises. Mindful relaxation completes the class. You DO NOT have to have arthritis to take part. Any movement is great these days - and always.
October 2, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Meeting ID: 722 0848 3215
*Laila is back! You know her from Balance Deconstructed, one of our most popular programs at the Center. Now she is doing a virtual program for you to do at home.Balance is complex and multi-dimensional. This class will go over the core components of good balance and will train you on how to improve it through a variety of exercises fir core and leg strengthening, posture awareness a d stretches for greater flexibility. *
October 2, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM