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October 11, 2017, All Day @ Jenks Center, Cummings Room
A Winchester Reads program. Focusing on the origin and vagaries of anti-Semitism from its beginnings in the early Christian era through its extreme manifestation in the 20th century, educator Lorin Maloney will also look at the special relationship of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to the struggle against Nazi anti-Semitism, the problems of international communications in the 1930s, and the relevance of depth psychology and Abstract art to the narrative of the novel.
October 11, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Jenks Center
The Council on Aging is very pleased to partner with the American Parkinson Disease Association MA Chapter and the Winchester Community Music School to showcase the therapeutic benefits of music therapy for people with Parkinson’s. Drew Bottaro, former Planning Board member and longtime Town volunteer, will discuss his personal journey and discovery in working with the engaging staff of Winchester Community Music School and the American Parkinson Disease Association. He will be joined by Music Therapist Monika Gibbons for this conversation highlighting music and movement opportunities for people with Parkinson’s. All are welcome. There is no cost.
October 11, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Jenks Center
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction(MBSR) with Iris Stammberger, PhD
Wednesdays, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
This class will help you work systematically with stress, pain, illness and other challenges of daily living. Learn techniques that you can apply to difficult situations for the rest of your life. Become part of a growing community of people who practice mindfulness every day. Class also includes a workshop.
To learn more, attend a no-cost orientation: Wednesday, Sept. 6th, 10–11 AM or Thursday, Sept. 7th, 6–7 PM.
Class Dates: September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 18, 25, November 1, 8; workshop October 22, 1-4 pm.
Cost for 8-class series + workshop: $60.
October 11, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Jenks Center
Contemporary China, 1989 – 2017 with Lorin Maloney
Wednesdays, 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Lorin returns to teach this stimulating series that examines the past thirty years as China has gradually emerged from the suffocating impact of the Maoist/Leninist political economy, moving toward a dynamic state capitalist economy. This program will also study an array of social and cultural issues.
Class Dates: September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 18, 25, November 1, 8.
Cost for 8-class series: $60.
October 11, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
“I have so many questions about my relative’s mental health diagnosis…”
• What do I do if there is a crisis?
• How can I get a clear diagnosis for my relative?
• How can my relative and I communicate better?
• What local services in my community am I missing out on?
• What are all these medications for?
The Family-To-Family Education Program is a 12-week course for family caregivers and friends of individuals affected mental health challenges. All instruction and course materials are free for class participants.
A different topic is covered every week:
• Information about Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder, Panic Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
• Coping skills, handling crisis and relapse
• Listening and communication techniques
• Problem solving and limit setting...and much, much more!
For more information or to register for the Family to Family Course, contact Ellen at email@example.com
October 11, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mystic Valley Room
Winchester Democratic Town Committee monthly meeting with State Senator Pat Jehlen
Call Chair Bob Colt at 617-834-4300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
October 11, 2017, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ JENKS CTR DINING ROOM
October 11, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Waterfield Room
October 11, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Select Board Room