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June Events at Waterstone at Wellesley

June Events at Waterstone at Wellesley

Senior Art Show in Collaboration with Wellesley COA, Wellesley Free Library and Waterstone at Wellesley (June 2-29)
The public is invited to the third annual Senior Art Show at the Wellesley Free Library from June 2 to June 29. The show was created in collaboration between the Wellesley Council on Aging, Waterstone at Wellesley and the Wellesley Free Library and showcases the work of more than 30 senior artists across multiple mediums. The works will be exhibited in the Wakelin Room and the main lobby of the library. There will be an opening reception on Wednesday, June 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and a community art reception on Sunday, June 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. Please contact the Wellesley Free Library at 781-235-1610 for more details.

Animal World Experience to visit Waterstone at Wellesley (June 1)
Animal expert and the founder of Animal World Experience Matt Gabriel is visiting Waterstone at Wellesley along with several unusual critters on Monday, June 1 at 2:30 p.m. Animal World Experience educates audiences on a variety of different animals, providing, fun and interactive presentations to audiences around the state. Programs focus on local and exotic wildlife, the importance of protecting endangered species and responsible pet ownership. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Lecture on world finance by Mary Beth Mahoney at Waterstone (June 4)
Mary Beth Mahoney, director, wealth advisor at Wellesley Investment Partners, will lead a lecture on world finance at Waterstone at Wellesley on Thursday, June 4 at 2:30 p.m. Mahoney will discuss the financial landscape and investing in the modern economy. Mahoney has 18 years of experience in investment management and worked for 11 years as an executive in financial services. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Steve Lanzillotta to play piano at Waterstone (June 7)
Waterstone at Wellesley will welcome local musician Steve Lanzillotta on Sunday, June 7 at 2:30 p.m. Lanzillotta is a longtime local pianist from Hanover who has been playing solo piano—whether it’s the American songbook, standards, show tunes, jazz, ragtime, or popular—for 30 years. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Clothing sale by MBR Clothing at Waterstone (June 8)
The public is invited to browse the selection from MBR Clothing at Waterstone at Wellesely on Monday, June 8. MBR Clothing will be available for purchase from 1 to 5 p.m. Peruse the sale for a piece for yourself or a gift for someone else. For more information or to RSVP, call 781-235-1614.

Rick Walsh to visit for Happy Hour at Waterstone (June 10)
Musician Rick Walsh will lead a Happy Hour performance in the Waterstone at Wellesley courtyard on Wednesday, June 10 at 4 p.m. The singer and keyboardist plays familiar favorites, keeping the audience on their toes with fun trivia questions. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Classical pianist Olga Vinakur to perform at Waterstone (June 11)
Waterstone at Wellesley is excited to welcome classical pianist Olga Vinakur on Thursday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. Vinakur has been featured in the New York Times and has a career that spans continents. A soloist and chamber musician, Vinakur has played at Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall and New York’s Town Hall. She is also a member of the critically acclaimed Trio Vela. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Michael Dardis to play piano and guitar for Happy Hour at Waterstone (June 12)
Pianist and guitarist Michael Dardis will perform for Happy Hour at Waterstone at Wellesley on Friday, June 12 at 4:30 p.m. Dardis plays a wide variety of artists from Billy Joel to the Everly Brothers. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Historian to lecture on the Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858 (June 14)
Stonehill College professor Gary Hylander is visiting Waterstone at Wellesley on Sunday, June 14 at 2:30 p.m. Hylander will discuss the Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858, political debates between challenger Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Stephen A. Douglas for one of Illinois’ two Senate seats. Though Lincoln did not win the election, the debates were a turning point for his political career. Hylander, a popular historian, routinely visits Waterstone to lead fascinating lectures on significant moments in national and world history. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Fishing Derby with the Wellesley Council on Aging at Waterstone (June 15)
Waterstone at Wellesley is hosting a fishing derby with the Wellesley Council on Aging on Monday, June 15 at 3 p.m. Avid anglers are invited join for an afternoon of fun in this lighthearted competition. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Presentation of new releases by Wellesley Booksmith at Waterstone (June 15)
Book enthusiasts are invited to hear more about new releases during a presentation at Waterstone at Wellesley on Monday, June 15 at 2:30 p.m. The presentation will be hosted by Wellesley Booksmith, a local independent bookstore. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Jack Craig to perform ‘SING’ at Waterstone (June 16)
Jack Craig will perform his show “SING,” the greatest songs of the 20th century, at Waterstone at Wellesley on Tuesday, June 16 at 2:30 p.m. The nostalgic performance will feature beloved songs and the biggest hits of the day. Craig routinely plays throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island in senior centers and retirement communities. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

First part of Summer Outdoor Series featuring the Jazzlanders at Waterstone (June 18)
Waterstone at Wellesley is excited to host the first part of a three-part summer concert series on Thursday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. The Jazzlanders will bring their exciting take on jazz to Waterstone’s courtyard, playing such favorites as Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Art Matters presents ‘Norman Rockwell’ at Waterstone (June 22)
Artist, educator and Art Matters owner Jane Blair will visit Waterstone at Wellesley on Monday, June 22 at 3 p.m. Blair will present “Norman Rockwell,” a discussion on one of America’s most beloved artists. A painter, Rockwell illustrated more than 300 covers for the Saturday Evening Post. Blair has been an art educator for approximately 20 years and has hosted her Art Matters lectures for nearly 14 years. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Pianist Ethan Stone to perform at Waterstone (June 23)
Waterstone at Wellesley will welcome musician Ethan Stone for a performance on Tuesday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. A talented jazz pianist, Stone entertains audiences with hits from the 1920s through the 1950s, including songs by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin and more. Stone studied jazz composition at Berklee College of Music and has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Anthony Sammarco to discuss origins of the Howard Johnson legacy at Waterstone (June 25)
Author Anthony Sammarco will visit Waterstone at Wellesley on Thursday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the origins of the Howard Johnson legacy. Howard Deering Johnson, born in Boston, was the founder of the Howard Johnson’s chain of restaurants and motels. Once the country’s largest restaurant chain, Johnson’s contributions to the restaurant industry include creating the concept of franchising. Sammarco, a historian, has authored 60 books on Boston, his native city. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Performance and sing-along with Lynn Bowers at Waterstone (June 26)
Waterstone at Wellesley is hosting a sing-along with Lynn Bowers on Friday, June 26 at 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. Bowers will play the piano and guitar while leading a fun and energetic sing-along of old favorites. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Film critic to discuss “Casablanca” at Waterstone (June 28)
Film critic Dan Kimmel is returning to Waterstone at Wellesley on Sunday, June 28 at 2:30 p.m. to discuss “Casablanca.” The beloved 1942 film stars Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart, iconic in his role as a world-weary nightclub owner. The drama, set in Africa in World War II, follows Bogart as Rick Blaine as he comes into contact with his past love Ilsa, played by Bergman. Kimmel is the editor of the Jewish Advocate and a film critic for NorthShoreMovies.net. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

Pianist Geoff Hicks to perform at Waterstone (June 29)
The accomplished pianist Dr. Geoffrey Hicks will visit Waterstone at Wellesley on Friday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. Hicks, a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music, has performed in front of Nelson Mandela and Sen. Edward Kennedy, as well as many other presidents and international dignitaries. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at 781-235-1614.

About Waterstone at Wellesley (www.waterstoneatwellesley.com)
Located at 27 Washington St. and along the banks of the Charles River in Wellesley, Waterstone at Wellesley includes 134 apartments for seniors 62 and older. It features independent and assisted living rental apartments, a fitness center, pool, theater, five-star restaurant-style dining, designer kitchens, a riverfront walking trail, and more. This community is part of EPOCH Senior Living, a regional provider of senior living and health care options.

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