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Interest Groups for Members

Do you have an interest that you would like to share with other Village members? We can help you start a new group or join an existing one. Contact to let us know. Current active groups are listed below.
Group Leader........... Description
Bill Franz Take a leisurely one-hour walk in the Newburyport area on Thursday afternoons.

Movie Kitty Krajci Informal meet-ups at local movie theaters with an opportunity for group discussion afterwards. Venues: The Screening Room, the Newburyport Library, Salisbury theaters, and an occasional trip into Boston will be considered.   

  Maria Sterk   On Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 PM, this group meets at the Senior/Community Center at the bocci ball courts. 
Plein Air

Fran Butsavich
Betty Harrington
On Tuesdays at 3:00 PM, this group meets for "plein air light" in various bucolic spots in the greater Newburyport area. Some members have lots of experience while others have little, but they all enjoy the outdoors while sketching, painting, honing their skills, and sharing insights. 
Book Group
This group meets at Illume Books in Newburyport to discuss their readings.
Literary Themes
Intermittently scheduled sessions exploring literary topics.
- Haiku Workshops by Ann McCrea

Village Gardeners
Bill Franz This group created and maintains the Village Garden located on the rail trail along the Merrimack River opposite the Osprey sculpture.
Informal Meet-ups Member

Spring 2023: Villagers dropped by from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Senior Center dining area through April.
Summer 2022: Villagers met on the boardwalk near Tuscan Grill Mondays from 2:00 to 4:00 PM through September.


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