Call The Center at 272-7474 to reserve you seats!
Monday thru Friday
1. Please call in your reservation at least 24 hours ahead of time. If possible give us your reservations for the whole week.
2. Tell us your choice on the menu of regular meal or sandwich.
3. Inform us as to whether or not you would like transportation.
3. Please call in your cancellations since we do not want to have waste.
Funded in part by the US Administration on Aging and the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs
Income Tax Preparation Assistance
Provided by the AARP free of charge
10:00am - 2:00pm by appointment
(except February 15th we are closed for Presidents Day)
The Walking Club Begins! Starting Friday, April 1st, the Walking Club will meet at the Da Vinci Center at 9:30 to walk for an hour. Join us every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for exercise, fun and friendship
Beginners Computer Classes
Our computer classes are held on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:15 p.m. Please call the center to find out when the next session begins and to reserve your spot!!
Free Art Classes for Beginners
The art class taught by Ron Reeves , an accomplished artist, has been a great success. Those who never picked up a brush are creating beauty they never dreamed they could accomplish. Join them as we continue the classes on Tuesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m..
Parla Italiano!! Speak Italian!!
Instructor Joseph Giampaoli teaches Italian for beginners every Wednesday from 3:30p.m. to 4:30p.m. Instructions include conversation, cultural notes, and some entertaining anecdotes from his many years of traveling and living in Italy. It’s Free! Come on in!
Chair Yoga Classes
With expert Yoga instructor Jan Silvestri
1:00pm - 2:00 pm
Gambling; When Does it Become a Problem?
Tawny Solmere , a nationally certified gambling counselor from CODAC will come speak to us about Gambling. From scratch tickets, lottery tickets and on-line gambling to betting on sporting events there are endless opportunities to gamble. Tawny will speak about the acceptability of gambling in our culture, “get rich quick” to obtain the American Dream, incident rates and risk factors, how to detect problem gambling vs. recreational and prevention and harm reduction. Tawny will leave plenty of time for questions, concerns and make herself available if you would like to speak to her on a personal note.
Senior Living Expo
Warwick Mall, Warwick RI
Bus leaves at 10:00a.m. This wonderful one day event is for older adults and caregivers! There will be giveaways and product samples for you to take with you as well as plenty of exhibitors, health screenings and entertainment and dancing throughout the mall. Enjoy shopping at all your favorite stores then indulge in some fine cuisine at the restaurant of your choice. The bus will leave the center at 10:00a.m. and return for 3:00 p.m. Call the center at 272-7474 to make your reservation! Only $5 for transportation.
Driver Safety Class AARP Driver Safety Class will be held here at the Da Vinci Center on Friday, April 15 from 9:00 a.m. - 3p.m..
The class is a review of road and highway safety which all of us need to brush up on from time to time. In some cases your Insurance company will offer you a reduction in auto insurance rate for attending this course. Make your reservation by calling the Da Vinci Center at 272-7474. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members
And friends of veterans who would like to hear about many benefits due to veterans but are seldom used because you don’t know about them. Lou Stanziale of Rhode Island Veterans Corps will be here to help navigate benefits and services that can be confusing. RI Vet Corps provides information and referrals to veterans and their families. Whether you have questions about social services, the VA, or local programs, they can help. Benefit navigators will work with you, step-by-step, to get your questions answered and help you access available benefits and services. All services are free.
Waterfire Art & Soul of a City
Waterfire is a unique experience created in Providence by Barnaby Evans under the administration of the late Mayor Vincent Cianci. It has now become world famous with exhibits as far away as Rome and Singapore.
Come join us on Friday April 22 at 1:00 p.m. when we show the one hour documentary “Waterfire-Art & Soul of a City” by Barnaby Evans and Joe Rocco which tells the compelling story of Waterfire, one of the worlds most compelling and popular nighttime experiences. See how it was inspired, how it is put together and see rare and unseen video of Waterfire International in Rome and Singapore as well as clips in other U.S/ cities. It all started right here in Providence. Come share the knowledge, share the pride and share the experience. It is free and open to all ages. Free refreshments will be served. The Waterfire schedule should be available by late April. You can call their office at 401-273-1155 or go to www.waterfire.org for up to date schedules and information
Presidential Primary Your Vote Counts!!! Our center will be transformed into a voting destination on Tuesday, April 26th from 7 a.m to 8 p.m.. Please come by, cast your vote and make a difference for our country. Remember that you are fortunate to live in a country where you can choose your leaders. Get out and vote or don’t complain if someone who doesn't share your values gets elected. Don’t forget to bring your photo ID.