Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956

Winter & Spring 2018 Recreation Schedule


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02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: $20 Includes chaperones and professional instructors.
Dates: Monday, March 12th
Monday, April 9th
Monday, May 7th
Monday, June 4th
Time: 5:00-6:00 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 hog wild with Marilyn Lefort and Bernadette Bourque as they teach some classic and modern line dance techniques. A good ol' time is sure to be had by all!

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers!

Minimum: 5 peopleMaximum: 20 people





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: $20 per class Includes dinner, chaperones and professional instructor.
Dates: Thursday, April 19th
Thursday, May 31st
Time: Drop off: 4:30 PM
Pick up: 6:30 PM
Location: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: This cooking club takes participants on a scrumptious tour across the globe. 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 fresh and natural based diet. Our instructor comes to us from Le Cordon Bleu. This is a hands-on cooking club, not a sit-down lecture, 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





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: $20 Includes dinner, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Friday May 4th
Time: Drop off: 4:30 PM
Pick Up: 10:00 PM
Location: Pick up & Drop off: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Take me out to the ball game!! Come watch the Boston College Eagles take on Louisville Cardinals at Chestnut Hill. Louisville has climbed to the top of college teams and will make for a great opponent. Root for your favorite team and enjoy in the Spring air! We'll have dinner then head to the ballpark to root for an Eagles victory.

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

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: $3 Meeting Dues (Includes chaperones) OR $6 Meeting & Dinner Dues (Includes chaperones and dinner)
Dates: Thursday, March 1st
Thursday, April 5th
Thursday, May 3rd
Time: Meeting 3:45-4:45 PM Dinner until 5:45 PM
Location: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: Join Watch City Self Advocates in the fight for your rights! Learn how to speak up for yourself and others, enjoy guest speakers, volunteer for a favorite cause, meet community members and have some fun while you are doing good for yourself and others!

No registration necessary but please call Michael Mullins in advance and bring your dues the day of the meeting.





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: $35 Includes lunch, entrance, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, May 5th
Time: Drop off: 10:00 AM
Pick Up: 4:00 PM
Location: Pick up & Drop off: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Join us for a fun filled adventure at the Capon Zoo. Visitors can immerse themselves in the warmth and wonder of a tropical rainforest, be awed by the roar of a lion pride, or simply enjoy the wonders of animals from all over the globe. With something to amaze and inspire everyone, Capron Park Zoo is a fun-filled place for the young and young-at-heart.

RSVP by phone or email before sending in your registration!

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: $45 Includes chaperones and professional instructor
Dates: Tuesday, April 3rd, 10th & 24th
Tuesday, May 1st & 29th
Time: 4:15-5:00 P.M
Location: Meet at: Center Stage, 881 Main St., Waltham, MA
Details: I LOVE DANCE is the place to be. Lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party hosted by professional dance instructor Annie Close in her private studio. I LOVE DANCE classes feature the newest moves set to popular party music. This Spring, I LOVE DANCE will work on a professional dance routine and participants can perform at the Center Stage Dance Recital on June 11th. (optional) More info will be given to registrants.

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 10 people





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: $35 Includes activities, lunch chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, April 28th
Time: Drop off: 10:00 AM
Pick up: 2:00 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick Up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Be part of waking up the earth with a fun filled day full of activities including a parade though Concord with colorful puppets. There will also be live music and arts & crafts to enjoy.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: $50 Includes lunch, cruise admission, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday May 26th
Time: Drop off: 10:00 AM
Pick Up: 4:00 PM
Location: Pick up & Drop off: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Enjoy a 90-minute, fully-narrated sightseeing cruise along the Charles River and Boston Harbor. Your captain and professional guide will both entertain and educate while pointing out the historic and cultural sights of Boston and Cambridge. Sights include Beacon Hill, Esplanade Park, the Back Bay, Boston University, M.I.T., Harvard and countless sailboats and rowers! This will be the best way to celebrate the Spring with an always popular and requested trip on the water.

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

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: Suggest Donation $5 Admission, snack and soda
Dates: Wednesday, May 30th
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: French American Victory Club
193 Elm St., Waltham, MA
Details: Spring has finally sprung! The birds are singing and so should you. Let's celebrate together with a night of music, dance and socializing. Show that you love to dance and get your face painted too!! Admission to first 125 people ONLY. Snacks and drinks will be provided. You do not need to register for the dance.

Maximum: 125 people





02/16/2018
 
Posted By: Rebecca Cho
Cost: FREE
Date: Playgroup: Sundays, Tutoring/Mentoring: Privately arranged.
Time: Playgroup: 1:00-3:00 PM, Tutoring/Mentoring: Privately arranged.
Location: Brandeis University
Ages: Playgroup: 5-10, Tutoring/Mentoring: All Ages/Young Adult
Details: SPECTRUM offers 3 unique programs for children and young adults who have developmental disabilities. Our tutoring and mentoring programs involve one-on-one sessions between trained Brandeis student volunteers and the children on the Brandeis campus. Our tutoring program works on developing academic performance in a subject where help is needed and our mentoring program works on developing social skills through a variety of games and activities. Mentoring and tutoring sessions take place one hour per week at a time which is decided between the volunteer and the child. Our playgroup program meets every Sunday on the Brandeis campus with a group of trained student volunteers and children. During playgroup, we have a structured schedule that involves arts and crafts, games, outdoor activities, and working on social skills.

Don't miss out on this wonderful and free opportunity!

Contact: spectrumbrandeis@gmail.com for more information.





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