Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


September 6, 2012

Bounty of Boomer programs

Open house Sept. 13 highlights start of BoomerVenture's fifth year

Andover’s programs geared for baby boomers, BoomerVenture Campus, is expanding this month. Residents can get an idea of these programs at an Open House next Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m., held on the bottom floor of the School Administration Building at 30 Whittier Court.

The open house will include class demonstrationss, food, chair massages, the launch of a free movie series and a chance to register for programs. People are asked to RSVP to 978-623-8321 so organizers can plan for the open house.

Fall programs will include:

BoomerVenture Screening Room: BoomerVenture independent movie series begins Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. with “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.” Movies will be listed at

(More about the free film series can be found in Townspeople, page 16.)

Energize With Exercise: Mondays through Nov. 5 at 3:30 p.m. OR Thursdays, Sept. 13 to Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. $50. Great aerobic, weight training and stretching workout.

Zumba: Thursdays, Sept. 13 to Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. $50. Cardio fitness with a Latin flair plus Afro-Caribbean, flamenco, belly dance, rock and hip hop.

Tai Chi and Qigong: Thursdays, Sept. 13 to Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. $45. Beginner’s class.

Boomer Bridge—Let’s Play

Beginners: Mondays, Sept. 10 to Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. $129. Learn to play at lessons featuring discussion plus playing.

Convention Corner: Mondays, Sept. 10 to Nov. 5 at 1:30 p.m. $140. Learn seven conventions social and duplicate players can’t live without. One new convention weekly.

Planning for Medicare: Countdown to 65 on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. Free. Come find out when and how to enroll.

Organizing Office, Home, and Life: Thursday, Oct. 11, 18 and 25 at 7 p.m. $10 each or $25 for all three classes taught by professional organizer Susan Walko.

Jewelry-Making Workshop: Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6:30. $18. Learn the basics; beads, tools and wire provided; taught by artist and sculptor Georgia Renfroe.

All classes held at 30 Whittier Ct., Andover, the ground floor of the School Administration Building.

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