Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


November 8, 2012


BoomerVenture is a series of activities created by and for Andover’s baby-boomers, sponsored by the town of Andover and the Andover Senior Center. The community is welcome to all events, according to Karen Payne-Taylor, program coordinator.

The BoomerVenture campus is at 30 Whittier Court, the ground floor of school administration building behind Town Offices. Registration begins for all exercise on Nov. 13.

For information contact Karen Payne-Taylor, BoomerVenture, 978-623-832.

Fall and winter activities are listed below.

BOOMERVENTURE SCREENING ROOM: Weekly, free movies start at 7 p.m. unless noted. Check web site ( for current selections. People interested in ordering a light dinner as part of the evening should call 24 hours prior to order.

ENERGIZE WITH EXERCISE: For $50 people can take part in nine classes, on Mondays from Nov. 26 to Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m. each day; or they can do 12 classes for $65 on Thursdays, Nov. 29 to Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. Payne-Taylor calls it a “great aerobic workout without going to the gym.”

BOOMER ZUMBA: Referred to as “cardio fitness with a Latin flair,” this program offers 12 classes for $65 on Thursdays, Nov. 29 to Feb. 14 at 3:30 p.m.

TAI CHI and QIGONG: Thursdays, Nov. 29 to Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m.; 12 classes for $65. Payne-Taylor calls it “meditation in motion -- this ancient practice promotes relaxation, concentration and improves balance.”

BOOMER BRIDGE: There are four-week mini sessions.

Beginner Review will be Mondays Nov. 26 and Dec. 3, 10, and 17, from 10 to noon each day, for a cost of $99. It will have “lots of play to incorporate basic skills you already have been exposed to.”

Conventions Review will be Mondays, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10, and 17, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; $99. A release states, “There are lots of conventions out there. Let’s play and incorporate what we know into a full afternoon of play.”

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