Events & Education

May Events

Safe Sitter

Safe-Sitter is a one-day course for young persons, ages 11-13, before they begin actively baby-sitting. Safe-Sitter uses discussion, practice and role-playing to teach participants more about: how to handle emergencies, safety precautions, caring for an infant or child, and calling for emergency help.

  • DATE: Saturday, May 13
  • TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education center
  • COST:$50, pre-registration is required. Space is limited! Call 617-696-8810 to register.

Is Your Joint Pain Slowing You Down?

Hip and knee pain as we age can seriously limit our physical activity. If pain is preventing you from keeping fit and active, it may be time to consider joint replacement surgery. Join Orthopedic Surgeon Michael Berry, MD, for a discussion of joint pain, its treatments, and clinical and surgical advancements that can get you home after surgery and back on your feet faster than ever.

  • DATE: Wednesday, May 17
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST:FREE, Pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.

June Events

Free Introduction to Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a series of connected movements practiced as a form. Practicing Tai Chi teaches you first to relax mentally and physically. Being relaxed relieves stress. Once the mind is relaxed, it carries over to your body. Since stress is the cause of a many being relaxed helps heal them. Tai Chi addresses balance problems and fear of falling by focusing on some of the intricacies of a few selected Tai Chi movements. Ron Marcotte, Wu Style Tai Chi Certified Instructor, will provide a free demonstration with active participation by attendees.

  • DATE: Tuesday, June 6
  • TIME: 7 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST:FREE, Pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.

Tai Chi for Health

Tai Chi is a gentle, flowing progression of intentional, connected movements practiced as a form. Tai Chi is suitable for people of all ages and in all stages of fitness. Recent medical research indicates that Tai Chi can improve many aspects of health, including: balance, musculoskeletal strength and flexibility, cardio-respiratory function, cognitive function, immune function, and emotional well-being. In this course you will learn the movements of the Wu Style short form of Tai Chi. Emphasis will be on the fundamental principles of Tai Chi, including relaxed and mindful movement, proper structural alignment, and breath awareness. Ron Marcotte is a certified instructor in Wu Style Tai Chi.

  • DATE: Tuesdays, June 13 - August 29
  • TIME: 7-8 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $120 for 12-week session. Pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.

BID-Milton reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any of our Community Education programs. The Public Relations office will attempt to notify pre-registered participants of any rescheduled or canceled program.