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Prevent Becoming A Victim of Fraud

Events and classes at the Beech Street Center.

Recognizing and Avoiding Fraud

Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 1 p.m.

Come learn about the different types of fraud, which population is the most targeted and how to protect yourself. Belmont Police Sgt. Kristin Daley and Lt. Rick Santangelo will give a presentation on fraud and the ways to avoid it also what to do if you have been the victim of fraud. Also presenting will be Kevin Kiley the executive vice president and COO of the Massachusetts Bankers Association along with other representatives from local banks. Light refreshments will be served. Please call 617-993-2970 to sign up. Everyone is invited to attend.

Open Dance

Friday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m.

A DJ will play nostalgic music for open ballroom and line dance.

Caregiver Support Group

Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m.  

If you would be interested in joining the discussion, please contact Nava Niv-Vogel at 617-993-2975.

Powers Music School Winter Faculty Concert

Friday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m.

This exciting performance will feature Powers instructor Susanna Fiore on piano, joined by Jay Girill on acoustic bass, playing jazz standards and music composed by great jazz pianists like Bud Powell, Thelonius Monk, Fats Waller, and Bill Evans. In addition, Powers faculty members Lisle Kulbach and Jay Rosenberg will perform with their fellow Voices of the Turtle ensemble member Ian Pomerantz. They will play a variety of instruments, including violin, harp, psaltery, dumbek, rebec and bouzouki. The trio will be presenting some of the Mediterranean-wide musical traditions of the Sephardic Jews. From lullabies to laments and wedding songs to ballads, this vibrant and intimate music of the cultural descendents of the Iberian Jewish community will be sure to warm your hearts this winter!

Swimming Meeting: Update

Thursday, Feb. 9, at 9 a.m.

Come for an update on our swim program. 

Exercise classes

The Beech Street Center offers a variety of exercise classes throughout the week for very affordable rates.  If your New Year’s resolution was to get in shape or just to get out of the house, consider trying one of these fun fitness programs. Call 617-993-2970 to find out more.

Art Exhibit

An exciting group exhibit of Belmont artists is on view at the Beech Street Center.  See the works of talented jewelry artist,  Arlette Doherty, photographer Nancy Repucci, and printmaker Irene Fairley displayed in the Lounge/Library and in the Game Room.  This exhibit will run to April. Come often because new items will appear periodically throughout this extended exhibit time.  Enjoy this varied exhibit created by three of our best hometown artists. 

Gift Certificates. The Belmont Council on Aging is now offering gift certificates, which can be used for programs at the Beech Street Center.

Rentals

If you wish to rent space at the Beech Street Center for a private event, please call 617-993-2990.

About the Senior Center

The Belmont Council on Aging Center, 266 Beech St., invites community members to attend a wide variety of events and to make use of the many services offered. Please do not hesitate to call or visit for more information: Belmont Council on Aging. Main number (617) 993-2970, Transportation (617) 993-2980.

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