Day trip to Tower Hill Botanic Gardens, Longfellow's Wayside Inn, and the Museum of Russian Icons
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Overnight excursion to the Berkshires
Thursday, July 11 Friday, July 12, 2013
Featuring "The Great Gatsby" opera at Tanglewood, tours of the Quabbin Reservoir and Chesterwood, and fine dining at the Salem Cross Inn and Apple Tree Inn.
Fall luncheon featuring Peter Houk
Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
MIT Bush Room
Featured speaker: Peter Houk, Director of the MIT Glass Lab in the Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering. Peter will discuss his longtime love of glasswork, and the many opportunities and special projects that take place each year at the MIT Glass Lab, a hidden gem of the MIT campus.
Spring luncheon at MIT Endicott House
Thursday, May 16, 2013, 12:00 noon
80 Haven Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Featured speaker: Gary Tondorf-Dick, Restoration architect and manager of special projects for the MIT Department of Facilities. Gary's talk will focus on the restoration of MIT's Great Dome and the Barker Library Rotunda Reading Room.
Home Sale Preparaton - It's Never Too Early
Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
Bldg. 10-105 (The Vannevar Bush Room)
77 Mass. Ave. (MIT Main Campus) Cambridge, MA 02139
Selling the family home is by no means a simple task. Real estate professional, Eileen Maxcie, will go through the top five property improvements that will get you the highest return. Get tips from professional organizer, Sally Chvany, for preparing and staging your home for sale, and hear why it is so important in today’s competitive market. Walk away with practical information and resources to help you de-clutter, make repairs, and stage your property. By starting early, the process will reduce your stress, be manageable, and prepare you for the market. Bring your questions.
Sally Chvany, Professional Organizer, ACME Organizing
Eileen Maxcie, Licensed Realtor in Massachusetts, Senior Sales and Marketing Agent, Coldwell Bankers
ReServe First Impressions information session
Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 11:00 am
ReServe is a nonprofit that matches talented professionals age 55+ with part-time jobs at schools, government offices, and community agencies across Greater Boston. Partner organizations convey their appreciation for your service with a financial commitment that includes a $10/hour stipend. Although it's not a market-rate wage, the stipend indicates that your contributions are valuable to the agency and community that you serve.
Read this Boston Globe article.
Memoir writing series (ongoing)
“Everyone has a story to tell”
Next class: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 11:00 am
11:00 am-2:00 pm
292 Main Street, Bldg. E38-252 (access via 254)
Instructor: Nita Regnier
MIT Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies,
Association of MIT Retirees advisory committee member
Let us know if you’re interested in the memoir writing series. Please call 617-253-5507 or email email@example.com.