The MIT Retirees AssociationA day trip to the Heritage Museum and Gardens in Cape Cod. Tours were given of the gardens and the automobile gallery pictured here.

The MIT Retirees AssociationChannel 7 reporter and author Hank Phillippi Ryan joined the Retirees Association for our Spring Luncheon on May 15th.

The MIT Retirees AssociationTaken aboard the "Bay View Lady" during a tour of Portland's harbor, a wonderful day trip enjoyed by all.

Association of MIT Retirees
T: 617-253-7910

Mailing address
77 Massachusetts Avenue
MIT Room E19-711
Cambridge, MA 02139

Events, trips, activities, and workshops


Connecticut River Valley Excursion
Friday, September 13, 2019
Featuring Luncheon at the 1776 Griswold Inn
Sightseeing tours via Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

Step back in time to historic Essex, CT, a charming seaport village, where lovely homes line the streets. Following a tasty luncheon at the 1776 Griswold Inn, we embark on a 2.5-hour journey through the Connecticut River Valley via Essex Steam Train and Riverboat.

Enjoy a delicious meal at 11:30am as we arrive in Essex, and then we'll embark on a 12-mile narrated tour through quintissential New England towns aboard a vintage steam train. Next, the adventure continues aboard the Becky Thatcher riverboat with unique access to marshes, coves, preserves, tidal wetlands, and birdwatching.

If you would like to join us on this excellent trip, download the flyer and send in your selections and payment of $99/person by August 30. We expect the trip to fill up quickly, so please do contact our office by phone at 617-253-7910 or by email at to ensure your spot on our attendee list.


Spring Luncheon at Endicott House
Friday, May 10, 2019
80 Haven St.
Dedham, MA 02026
Guest Welcome

Featured speaker: Institute Professor Phillip Sharp
MIT Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
1993 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

"Forty-Five Years of Biology and Biotechnology at MIT", highlighting advances in gene focused research and the development of biotechnology

Seminars and workshops

The Upside of Downsizing: Moving Out or Aging in Place
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MIT Student Center, Twenty Chimneys (W20-306)
Complimentary Presentation; Guests Welcome

Featured Speakers:
Barbara Selwyn, Executive Director of Cambridge Neighbors

Art and Julie-Ann Cormier, Owners of Home Instead Senior Care
Presentation: Home Instead: The Benefits of Home Care

Helene Vecchione, Owner of More Than a Move
Presentation: More Than a Move Downsizing

Nita Regnier Memoir Writing Group (ongoing)
Everyone has a story to tell

Next class: Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
400 Main Street, Bldg. E19-709
Led by Class Instructor Daphne Strassmann

Take a look at pictures from our 100th class celebration!

Let us know if you are interested in the memoir writing series.
Please call 617-253-7914 or email

Click here to see last year's events!

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