Classes & Programming Funded 20191205

Acton COA Funded Programs in 2022

  • Music history programs, including early Jewish entertainers, popular music series, Broadway music series, jive, feminism in music, blues, love songs, Latin music, and holiday favorites
  • Two classical music series that blend presentation and performance
  • Art presentations via Zoom on Faith Ringgold and New England seascapes
  • Words Galore classes in person and via Zoom
  • Poets Live Forever classes in person and via Zoom
  • Tai Chi classes offered weekly, year-round
  • History talks on the Medici Family, the Supreme Court, the Trail of Tears, and Vietnam
  • Presentations on political subjects including political trivia, campaign trail humor, and spooky politics
  • Entertainment including an Elvis impersonator, Albert Einstein performance, holiday concert, and tight rope walker Professor De Houne
  • Arts and craft classes on watercolor painting, card making, drawing cartoons via Zoom, smartphone photography, and wool needle felting.
  • Health and wellness programs including preparing for caregiving lecture via Zoom, creativity and aging, muscle and joint recovery/pain management series, and laughter yoga
  • Literature series on Emily Dickinson and Winesburg, Ohio
  • Author talks on the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist and the 18th century crimes of Bathsheba Spooner
  • Other programs supported included a visit from a miniature therapy horse, the holiday tea, and presentations on using DNA in genealogy, Ted Reinstein of Chronicle on general stores, writing your life story, and the war in Ukraine
Painting Class
Dancing Class
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