Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum (Providence, RI) tour & independent exploration
Current exhibits: Designing Traditions: Student Explorations in the Asian Textile Tradition, Silver, Metalwork, & Jewelry in the 19th-21st Centuries, Etching in Late 19th-Century Paris, Ariel Jackson: The Origin of the Blues
Galleries: 18th and 19th-Century American, Ancient Egypt, Europe, Ancient Greece and Rome, Asian Art, Costume and Textiles, Decorative Arts & Design, Modern & Contemporary
Lunch: You may eat at the café, or there are many lunch options (Hemenway’s, Parkside Rotisserie) within a few blocks of the museum, in Downtown Providence, but you must be back on the bus for a 3pm departure.
Price $46. Includes transportation to and from Providence via luxury coach bus (including driver’s tip), entrance to museum, and guided highlights tour. Registration is first-come, first-served by date of payment. Deadline to register is Thursday, November 9th or trip is subject to cancellation. Space is limited; register early.
Departure: Newton Senior Center 10:00 a.m., 300 Hammond Pond Parkway (former Mishkan Tefila, currently Boston College) 10:15 a.m.
Arrival: 300 Hammond Pond Parkway (former Mishkan Tefila, currently Boston College) 4:15 p.m., Newton Senior Center 4:30 p.m.
This trip is fully handicapped accessible.
How to Register:
1) Call 617-796-1670 and register by credit card (3% credit card convenience fee required)
2) Register in person at the Newton Senior Center (cash, check, or credit card with 3% fee)
3) Download a form on newtonseniors.org, or
4) Call the Newton Senior Center
(617-796-1670) for a registration form to be mailed to you.
The Senior Center Seeks Donations! Our store will gladly take your gently used small household items for resale! We are looking for knickknacks, jewelry, yarn, serving dishes and pieces, small artwork. No clothing, glassware, VHS tapes or electronics. Pro-ceeds go toward programming at the Senior Center. Tax deductible receipts will be provided if requested.
Durable Medical Equipment Needed! The Newton Senior Cen-ter is currently only accepting Wheelchairs, Transport chairs, Rol-lators and Tub chairs. Questions call Alice at 617-796-1664. Thank you for your donation!
City Councilor Constituent Hour: Join City
Councilor Emily Norton (Ward 2) on Fridays:
November 17th and December 29th, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Dialogue with the Director, Jayne Colino
Monday, November 6th, and Friday, December 8th,
12:00-12:30 p.m. Join Jayne Colino, Director of Senior Services, for an informal discussion about issues of interest to Newton seniors.
Senior Center Meals: Lunch, Monday–Friday 11:45a.m. To reserve, call 617-796-1660 by 11:00 a.m. the previous day. A voluntary donation of $2 is suggested per meal. Springwell provides the meals.
The Newton Senior Center will close Friday,
November 10th (Veteran’s Day observance). We will close to participants at 1pm on Wednesday,
November 22nd, we will close on Thursday,
November 23rd (except for Thanksgiving Day
Dinner), Friday, November 24th, and Monday,
December 25th (Christmas).
Election Day Notice: The Newton Senior Center is a voting location for the Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 7th. Programs that take place on the main level are cancelled.
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