Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


April 16, 2013


BoomerVenture Campus, Andover’s program for the 50-plus residents of the Merrimack Valley, is a relaxed campus setting to get fit, relax or learn about the next phases of the boomer life and what Andover has to offer.

:Occupation Transformation — Reimagining Professional Life After 50: Thursdays, April 18 and 25, 7 p.m. Admission $3 per night; registration requested. Massachusetts AARP Director Mike Festa will discuss AARP’s new “My What’s Next” initiative as well as the role AARP plays in national advocacy for the concerns of the 50-plus population on April 18. The series concludes on April 25 with a presentation from Valley Works Career Center, a federally funded career enrichment and resource center.

Computer How-To for Normal People: Thursday, May 2, 7 p.m. $5. Join author and computer expert Miklos Jako as he offers simple solutions to 20 everyday computer aggravations.

BoomerVenture Screening Room: BoomerVenture independent movie series on Thursdays at 7 p.m. with “Untouchables” April 18, “The Sessions” April 25, and “Beasts of the Southern Wild” May 2.

:Energize With Exercise: Thursdays at 6 p.m. until May 16; Feel great with a aerobic, weight training and stretching workout.

Zumba Intervals: Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. through May 16; combines weight training and cardio fitness set to Afro-Caribbean music and Latin beats, with flamenco, belly dance, rock and hip hop.

Serenity Yoga: Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. through May 16, welcoming new instructor Sheila Wescott. Enter a practice of gentle flowing postures that warm and open the body while quieting the mind. A soothing end to your evening for anyone looking to slow things down for an hour. No previous yoga experience required. Each class includes meditation.

The center is located on the ground floor of 30 Whittier Court, Andover. For information on upcoming programs, call 978-623-8321 or email Karen Payne Taylor at

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