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Fall 2017 Recreation Schedule


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08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $20 Includes chaperones and professional instructor.
Dates:
  • Monday, September, 11th
  • Monday, October, 16th
  • Monday, November, 20th
Time: Drop off: 5:00 PM
Pick up: 6:00 PM
Location: 56 Chestnut St., Waltham, MA
Details: Line Dancing is back by popular demand! Whether you are a fan of this class or if you have never tried it before, come get on the move with Marilyn Lefort and Bernadette Bourque as they teach some classic and modern line dance techniques. You'll learn American Dance, as well as traditional dances from across the globe. A good time is sure to be had by all!

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers!

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 20 people





08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $20 per class Includes dinner, chaperones and professional instructor.
Dates:
  • Thursday, August 17th
  • Thursday, September 14th
  • Thursday, November 30th
Time: Drop off: 4:30
Pick up: 6:30 PM
Location: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: This cooking club takes participants on a scrumptious tour across the globe, as well as to their local farmers' markets! Emphasizing fresh vegetables and whole foods, this course caters to those who are looking to add local and global spice and excitement to their diet while reaping the health benefits that come from choosing a plant based diet. This is a hands-on cooking club, so come prepared to be a chef for a night! Participants will dine on their culinary creations at the end of each class.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 10 people





08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $35 Includes lunch, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, October 28th
Time: Drop off: 11:00 AM
Pick up: 4:00 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick Up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: There may be more fun than frights in this parade of adorable pets. Faneuil Hall will host its annual Halloween Pet Parade with lots of things to see and do. There will be musicians, artists and vendors to visit as we will have time to explore all the sights and sounds Faneuil Hall has to offer.

Due to the popularity of this trip, please RSVP by phone or email before sending in your registration! Bring extra money if you plan on shopping.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $25 Includes admission, snack, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Friday, September 8th
Time: Drop off: 6:00 PM
Pick up: 10:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick Up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Support Bentley's Falcon's as they take on Saint Anselm's Hawks in a great football show down. There will be great running, blocking and passing as we start off the fall season under Friday Night Lights. Cheer for our friends at Bentley and make them our home team in a great night of football.

Due to the popularity of this trip, please RSVP by phone or email before sending in your registration!

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $20 (Includes show, drinks, snack and chaperones.)
Date: Wednesday, September, 13th
Time: Drop off: 5:30 PM
Pick up: 7:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Kevin Driscoll, musical ventriloquist, along with Jerry the mischievous jokester and Dough the talking dog, will perform their world renowned act for GWArc. This show has been featured at Foxwoods Resort, Park Plaza Boston and the Comedy Studio. He will get us laughing with unpredictable antics with lots of surprises. Join us for a great show, make new friends and lots of fun. Drinks and snacks will be served.

Minimum: 10 people
Maximum: 20 people





08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $35 includes lunch, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, September 30th
Time: Drop off: 9:00 AM
Pick up: 3:00 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: See all your favorite animals live and up close. Zoo New England includes both Franklin Park Zoo and the Stone Zoo. We will choose which zoo based on special events held that day so we can have the best visit and see the most animals. Each zoo features both exotic animals in enclosures and animals that can be viewed close up.

Due to the popularity of this trip, please RSVP by phone or email before sending in your registration!

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: FREE Includes chaperones, lunch and activities.
Date: Saturday, September 9th (rain or shine)
Time: Drop off: 1:00 PM or later
Pick up: by 4:00 PM
Location: Waltham Public Library, 735 Main St. Waltham, MA
Details: Family-friendly & fun! Enjoy getting to know your neighbors and connecting with your community. Food, music, games and crafts will be filling the Autumn day on the grounds of Waltham Public Library from 1 PM till 4 PM. It is not necessary to attend entire Festival, chaperones will be at the event from 1PM to 4PM, participants can attend at any time until end of Festival. We will also be giving back to the community by volunteering at this event. GWArc Recreation Plus will share our enthusiasm for having a great time with all of Waltham by acting as greeters or running a fun activity during the festival. You do not need to register for this event.

Minimum: 3 people
Maximum: 20 People

Sponsored by REACH Beyond Domestic Violence and the Friends of the Waltham Public Library.



08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: FREE Includes chaperones and snack.
Dates:
  • Thursday, September 28th
  • Thursday, October 19th
  • Thursday, October 26th
  • Thursday, November 9th
  • Thursday, November 16th
Time: Drop off: 3:30
Pick up: 5:00 PM
Location: Ridgewood Common behind administrative building parking lot at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Details: Come hang out with Brandeis Students and enjoy music, dancing, arts, crafts, games, cooking, baking, exercise and good conversation! Special guests will also join us bringing dance, music and arts to demonstrate and share. This group is open to the entire GWArc community, all ages and interests are welcomed. We'll join together to celebrate all of your favorite holidays, plan activities together, have a lot of fun and create lasting friendships.

This semester there will be additional activities designed specifically for Brandeis Buddies, find out details first session!!

Minimum: 3 people
Maximum: 20 People





08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $45, includes lunch, entrance, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, September 16th
Time: Drop off: 9:30 AM
Pick up: 4:00 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Plimoth Plantation brings to life the earliest history of our country; this is done though recreating an English Colonial Village as well as a Native American Village. There you will be able to meet the people, animals and experience life as it was 400 years ago. This will be a fun and informative way to learn about the Pilgrims and you can share your experiences at Thanksgiving. At Plimoth Plantation you will experience life like it was on the first Thanksgiving.

Due to the popularity of this trip, please RSVP by phone or email before sending in your registration!

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people







08/14/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $20 Includes artLAB, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Monday, September 25th
Time: Drop off: 6:00 PM
Pick up: 8:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: Bring out your creativity tonight at artLAB. The artLAB© is a drop-in expressive arts studio, self-directed and/or theme-based open expressive arts studio facilitated by ARTrelief™'s expressive arts therapists, students and/or artists. Come exchange ideas, make music, play and make art among other people of all ages, background and abilities.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





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