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COA Senior Center

Cambridge Council on Aging

The Cambridge Council on Aging (COA), part of the Department of Human Service Programs, works to promote and support the health and independence of Cambridge adults age 60 and older. Through our two Senior Centers, located in Central Square and North Cambridge, we offer a variety of recreational classes (including fitness and art classes), monthly support and discussion groups, special events and guest speakers, trips in and around New England, technology support and other opportunities that help enhance seniors’ lives.

We also offer Medicare consultations and provide referrals to local agencies to support the health, wellness, and safety of seniors.

Our staff are happy to assist seniors on a walk-in basis or by appointment, and seniors are invited to spend time in our Senior Centers connecting with others, enjoying a meal, or engaging in a class or activity. If you have questions about COA services or programs, please call 617-349-6220.

Cambridge Senior Center

Senior Center

806 Massachusetts Ave.

Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

North Cambridge Senior Center

NC Senior Center

2050 Massachusetts Ave.

Monday: 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Introduction to Theatre: 8 Week Series

Thursdays, December 1st - January 26th 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Exploring “Sonia Flew” by Melinda Lopez

“Sonia Flew” is a deeply moving story that spans three generations and two countries.

Written by a local Cuban-American playwright, it examines the often heart wrenching conflicts that arise when the dreams that parents have for their children are different from those their children have for themselves.

Set in Minneapolis and Havana, a story of family unfolds across the generations as Sonia, now raising two children with her Jewish husband, struggles to come to terms with her past, her lost parents, her own children, and her adopted country.

During our 8-week class, we will read from the play, act out scenes, analyzing the characters and the plot, and discuss the historical events that provide the setting and the catalyst for the story.
View the Introduction to Theatre flyer

*Please be advised: Discussions will include topics of war, foreign and domestic government policy

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Susan Pacheco
Executive Director
Cambridge Council on Aging


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