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Friday, April 18, 2014

Bill Burke to perform at Chestnut Hill (April 18)

Friday, April 18, 20142:30 pm

Bill Burke will performat EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Chestnut Hill on Friday, April 18 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. The singer and comedian performs comedy and cabaret shows throughout Massachusetts. He was an original cast member of the musical comedy hit “Mass Hysteria” and has performed with the comedy troop, “Hot Spot Cabaret.” He has been singing and acting in the Boston area and on Cape Cod for more than 18 years.  This show is free and open to the public, but space is limited. If you’d like to attend this event, you must RSVP by calling 617-243-9990. EPOCH of Chestnut Hill is located at 615 Heath St.

Karen Kelley to perform at EPOCH of Harwich (April 18)

Friday, April 18, 20142:30 pm

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich will welcome pianist Karen Kelley for a performance on Friday, April 18 at 2:30 p.m. In between classic songs, Kelley discusses the background of the music and musicians she covers. She’s an engaging, energetic performer who welcomes audience requests. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, please call 508-430-1717. EPOCH is located at 111 Headwaters Dr.

Steve Burke to perform at EPOCH (April 18)

Friday, April 18, 20144:00 pm

Steve Burke will perform during pub hour at EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard on Friday, April 18 at 4 p.m. Burke is a jazz musician who expertly plays the saxophone and piano. He entertains audiences with his upbeat, interactive performance style. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 401-273-6565. EPOCH Senior Living is located at 353 Blackstone Blvd. 

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Film critic to discuss ‘Gigi’ at Boylston Place (April 19)

Saturday, April 19, 20141:30 pm

Film critic Dan Kimmel will discuss “Gigi” on Saturday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. at EPOCH Independent and Assisted Living at Boylston Place. “Gigi” is a 1958 musical romantic comedy directed by Vincente Minnelli. Considered the last great MGM musical, “Gigi” won nine Oscars and has been preserved in the National Film Registry for its cultural, historical and aesthetic significance. This event is free and open to the public but space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 617-244-6400. EPOCH Independent and Assisted Living at Boylston Place is located at 615 Heath St. 

Brown University a cappella group to perform at EPOCH (April 19)

Saturday, April 19, 20142:00 pm

EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side will welcome students from Brown University’s a cappella group for a performance on Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 401-275-0682. EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side is located at One Butler Ave. 

Monday, April 21, 2014

Connected Living Discussion Groups at EPOCH (April 7, 14, 21, 28)

Monday, April 21, 20141:30 pm

EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard will host multimedia discussion groups with Connected Living on Mondays in April at 1:30 p.m. Topics include:

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Free Tai Chi classes at EPOCH on Blackstone Boulevard (April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)

Tuesday, April 22, 201410:00 am

EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard will offer free Tai Chi classes at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays in April. These classes will be led by eastern fitness instructor Bob McManus, who has 13 years’ experience teaching Tai Chi. All seniors in the community are welcome to attend and learn the ancient Chinese system for meditative exercise. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information, call 401-273-6565. EPOCH Senior Living is located at 353 Blackstone Blvd.

Blood Pressure Clinic at EPOCH (April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)

Tuesday, April 22, 201410:00 am

EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne will offer free blood pressure clinics on Tuesdays throughout April from 10 to 11 a.m. A nurse from Gentiva will administer these free blood pressure tests and be available to answer your questions. Because high blood pressure increases the risk for heart disease, regular screenings are an important measure to protecting your heart health. For more information, please call 413-499-1992. EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne is located at 140 Melbourne Road.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Free blood pressure clinic at Dennis COA (April 23)

Wednesday, April 23, 20149:30 am

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster will host its monthly blood pressure clinic at the Dennis Council on Aging on Wednesday, April 23 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. EPOCH nursing staff will administer the blood pressure tests and be available to discuss elder-care topics. As high blood pressure increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, regular blood pressure screenings are an important preventative measure for protecting your health. EPOCH hosts these free clinics every fourth Wednesday of the month. For more information or to RSVP, please call 508-896-7046. The Dennis Council on Aging and Senior Center is located at 1045 Route 134 South Dennis. EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster is located at 873 Harwich Road.

EPOCH hosts presentation on downsizing (April 23)

Wednesday, April 23, 201410:00 am

EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place will welcome professional organizer, speaker and trainer Maryann Murphy, MSW, for a downsizing presentation on Wednesday, April 23 at 10 a.m. Murphy will provide useful tips for seniors interested in making the transition to a senior living community. Her popular presentations help many people organize their space while relieving the stress and frustration that can come with excess clutter. A complimentary luncheon will be served following the presentation. This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Please call 508-896-3252 to RSVP. EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place is located at 855 Harwich Road.

String Swing at EPOCH of Weston (April 23)

Hosted at Epoch of Weston
Wednesday, April 23, 20142:00 pm

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Weston will welcome String Swing for a performance on Wednesday, April 23 at 2 p.m. Comprised of guitarists Rob Natoli, Frank Moore and Joe McEachern, the group performs music from the big band era of the 1920s and ’30s. This event is free and open to the public but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 781-891-6100. EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Weston is located at 75 Norumbega Road.

Ken Badger to perform at EPOCH of Harwich (April 23)

Wednesday, April 23, 20142:30 pm

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich will welcome Ken Badger for a performance on Wednesday, April 23 at 2:30 p.m. Badger performs show tunes, big band hits and classic oldies with an energetic style. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, please call 508-430-1717. EPOCH is located at 111 Headwaters Dr.

Historical presentation with Judy Bernstein at EPOCH (April 23)

Wednesday, April 23, 20142:30 pm

EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton will welcome Judy Bernstein for a historical presentation on Wednesday, April 23 at 2:30 p.m. Bernstein is an experienced historical performer and has given performances across New England. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 508-285-3355. EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton is located at 190 Mansfield Ave. 

Aristocats to perform at EPOCH (April 23)

Wednesday, April 23, 20144:00 pm

EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard will welcome the Aristocats on Wednesday, April 23 at 4 p.m. That Aristocats is a talented jazz group with decades of touring and performing experience. The group is comprised of Lloyd Kaplan on saxophone and clarinet, Bob Petteruti on bass and Frank “Red” McDonald on guitar. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, call 401-273-6565. EPOCH Senior Living is located at 353 Blackstone Blvd.

Boylston Place hosts ‘Civil War Boston’ (April 23)

Wednesday, April 23, 20146:30 pm

EPOCH Independent and Assisted Living at Boylston Place will welcome Barbara Berenson for the presentation, “Civil War Boston,” on Wednesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. In honor of the Civil War Sesquicentennial Celebration, Berenson will lead a discussion on the history of Boston during the Civil War, emphasizing its role as a hub of abolitionism. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 617-244-6400. EPOCH Independent and Assisted Living at Boylston Place is located at 615 Heath St. 

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Gary Hylander to present ‘A Very Dangerous Woman’ at EPOCH (April 24)

Thursday, April 24, 20142:00 pm

EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton will welcome Stonehill College professor Gary Hylander for the presentation “A Very Dangerous Woman” on Thursday, April 24 at 2 p.m. “A Very Dangerous Woman” tells the story of Anne Hutchinson, who moved from England to Boston with her husband and eleven children in 1634. Initially, the Puritan community embraced Anne, a deeply religious and skilled midwife. However, things went awry when Anne began questioning the authority of the minister’s sermons and held her own religious meetings. Boston clergymen and Governor John Winthrop condemned her as a “very dangerous woman” and an “instrument of the devil.” Hylander is a popular speaker and frequently gives history lectures at local venues. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 508-285-3355. EPOCH Assisted Living of Norton is located at 190 Mansfield Ave. 

Joey G to perform at EPOCH of Sharon (April 24)

Thursday, April 24, 20142:30 pm

Rat Pack-inspired crooner Joey G. will perform at EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Sharon on Thursday, April 24 at 2:30 p.m. Joey G. covers classics from great American singers such as Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. This performance is free and open to the public. Please call 781-784-6781 for more information or to RSVP. EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Sharon is located at 259 Norwood St.

Friday, April 25, 2014

COA breakfast at EPOCH of Harwich (April 25)

Friday, April 25, 20148:00 am

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich will host a breakfast with the Harwich Council on Aging on Friday, April 25 at 8 a.m. Ann Dextraze, LICSW, will present on “Safety at Home and in the Community.” This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 508-430-1717. EPOCH is located at 111 Headwaters Dr.

Alan Pearlmutter and Linda Poland to perform at Chestnut Hill (April 25)

Friday, April 25, 20142:30 pm

Alan Pearlmutter and Linda Poland will perform at EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Chestnut Hill on Friday, April 25 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Pearlmutter will play the piano accompanied by Poland on the clarinet. Pearlmutter is a singer, jazz drummer, composer, arranger, conductor and professor of music at Bristol Community College. Poland performs as second and E-flat clarinetist with the New Bedford Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra.  This show is free and open to the public, but space is limited. If you’d like to attend this event, you must RSVP by calling 617-243-9990. EPOCH of Chestnut Hill is located at 615 Heath St.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Eagles Big Band to perform at EPOCH at Melbourne (April 26)

Saturday, April 26, 20142:00 pm

EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne will host a musical performance by The Eagles Big Band on Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m. The Eagles Big Band is Berkshire County’s oldest performance ensemble, having formed in 1936. The group is sponsored by the Public Arts Resource Center and was named “the official band of Pittsfield” in the 1990s. The public is invited to their complimentary performance of big band music from the 30s, 40s and 50s. For more information or to R.S.V.P., please call 413-499-1992. EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne is located at 140 Melbourne Road.

The Eagles Big Band to perform at EPOCH at Melbourne (April 26)

Saturday, April 26, 20142:00 pm

EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne will host a musical performance by The Eagles Big Band on Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m. The Eagles Big Band is Berkshire County’s oldest performance ensemble, having formed in 1936. The group is sponsored by the Public Arts Resource Center and was named “the official band of Pittsfield” in the 1990s. The public is invited to their complimentary performance of big band music from the 30s, 40s and 50s. For more information or to R.S.V.P., please call 413-499-1992. EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne is located at 140 Melbourne Road.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Joe Sarasin to perform at EPOCH of Weston (April 28)

Hosted at Epoch of Weston
Monday, April 28, 201410:00 am

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Weston will welcome Joe Sarasin for a performance on Monday, April 28 at 10 a.m. Sarasin plays keyboard and keeps the audience laughing with his side-splitting jokes and wacky costumes. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 781-891-6100. EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Weston is located at 75 Norumbega Road.

Connected Living Discussion Groups at EPOCH (April 7, 14, 21, 28)

Monday, April 28, 20141:30 pm

EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard will host multimedia discussion groups with Connected Living on Mondays in April at 1:30 p.m. Topics include:

EPOCH book club to discuss ‘Remains of the Day’ (April 28)

Monday, April 28, 20142:00 pm

The book club at EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side will discuss “Remains of the Day,” on Monday, April 28 at 2 p.m. The 1989 novel by Kazuo Ishiguro won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. The story follows the six-day excursion of Stevens, an English Butler at Darlington Hall, as he pursues an unrealized love with his former colleague, Miss Kenton. The book club discussion is free and open to all, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 401-275-0682. EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side is located at One Butler Ave. 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Blood Pressure Clinic at EPOCH (April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)

Tuesday, April 29, 201410:00 am

EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne will offer free blood pressure clinics on Tuesdays throughout April from 10 to 11 a.m. A nurse from Gentiva will administer these free blood pressure tests and be available to answer your questions. Because high blood pressure increases the risk for heart disease, regular screenings are an important measure to protecting your heart health. For more information, please call 413-499-1992. EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne is located at 140 Melbourne Road.

Free Tai Chi classes at EPOCH on Blackstone Boulevard (April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)

Tuesday, April 29, 201410:00 am

EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard will offer free Tai Chi classes at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays in April. These classes will be led by eastern fitness instructor Bob McManus, who has 13 years’ experience teaching Tai Chi. All seniors in the community are welcome to attend and learn the ancient Chinese system for meditative exercise. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information, call 401-273-6565. EPOCH Senior Living is located at 353 Blackstone Blvd.

Audubon Society presents ‘Marine Mammals’ at Brewster Place (April 29)

Tuesday, April 29, 20142:15 pm

EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place will welcome the Mass Audubon Society for the presentation, “Marine Mammals,” on Tuesday, April 29 at 2:15 p.m. Learn more about the ocean’s fascinating marine life, including whales, dolphins, seals and sea lions, as well as the latest scientific research on their biology and environment. This event is open to the public, but space is limited. Please call 508-896-3252 to RSVP. EPOCH Assisted Living at Brewster Place is located at 855 Harwich Road.

Connie Giso to perform at EPOCH (April 30)

Tuesday, April 29, 20143:00 pm

EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard will welcome Connie Giso for a pub hour performance on Wednesday, April 30 at 4 p.m. Giso is an energetic  performer who encourages audience participation. She frequently performs at EPOCH and other venues throughout Rhode Island.  This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, call 401-273-6565. EPOCH Senior Living is located at 353 Blackstone Blvd.

Pat Perry to perform at EPOCH (April 29)

Tuesday, April 29, 20143:00 pm

EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard will welcome historical interpreter Pat Perry for a performance on Tuesday, April 29 at 3 p.m. In honor of its April anniversary, Perry will offer a look back at the ill-fated Titanic. Perry is the owner of Sneak Peek Productions and aims to breathe new life into history, entertaining and education audiences about how people really lived. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, call 401-273-6565. EPOCH Senior Living is located at 353 Blackstone Blvd.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Roger Chartier to perform at EPOCH (April 30)

Wednesday, April 30, 20141:30 pm

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Norton will welcome Roger Chartier for a performance on Wednesday, April 30 at 1:30 p.m. Chartier is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist who entertains audiences with six and 12-string guitars, the bass, banjo, violin, mandolin and keyboard. All are welcome to attend this free event.  This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 508-285-7745. EPOCH Senior Healthcare is located at 184 Mansfield Ave.

Edwardian tea party at EPOCH at Melbourne (April 30)

Wednesday, April 30, 20142:00 pm

Travel back in time at EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne for an Edwardian tea party on Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m. hosted by “Nellie” Andrews, a.k.a historian Denise Vanaria. Attendees can enjoy their tea while listening to period music and admiring Gibson Girl dolls. Period attire and fancy hats are encouraged but optional. For more information or to R.S.V.P., please call 413-499-1992. EPOCH Assisted Living at Melbourne is located at 140 Melbourne Road.

Gentle exercise class for seniors at EPOCH (April 9, 30)

Wednesday, April 30, 20142:00 pm

EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster will host its monthly a gentle exercise class for seniors on Wednesday, April 9 and April 30 from 2 to 3 p.m. Personal trainer MaryAnn Demello will teach correct stretching techniques as well as exercises that increase flexibility and soothe stiff joints. This class is perfect for seniors interested in learning low-impact exercise in a fun, laid-back environment. This class is free and open to the public, but space is limited. RSVP for either or both of these classes by calling 508-896-7046. EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Brewster is located at 873 Harwich Road.

Julie Charland to perform at EPOCH of Harwich (April 30)

Wednesday, April 30, 20142:30 pm

Julie Charland will perform at EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Harwich on Wednesday, April 30 at 2:30 p.m. Charland performs her folk renditions of classic and popular songs on the guitar and standup bass. This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to reserve a space, please call 508-430-1717. EPOCH is located at 111 Headwaters Dr.

 
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