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The Jenks Center will be closed for all activities and programs during EnKa Week (May 12 - 16) – except for Eating Together on Monday (May 12) and Wednesday (May 14).

The Center will also be closed for Memorial Day (Monday, May 26).

Learning Opportunities
Computer Skills
Evening Lecture Series

The Handicap Lift is out of service for an indefinite period of time. An effort will be made to accommodate those who need assistance.

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Meet Me at The Jenks: The Video

Walter Finneran Photo Collection


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109 Skillings Road Winchester, MA 01890 Phone: (781) 721-7136 Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Jenks Closing Policy

When the Winchester Schools are closed due to weather or town-wide emergencies, the Jenks Center is also closed. Check your TV stations for weather-related school closings.

Please note that the Jenks Center remains open during the regularly scheduled school vacations.

Winchester Jenks Center

IT Specialist: This person should be skilled at computer operation and support, network operation, and basic computer security. You will work with our present IT person (to solve problems with the system or computers) and with staff (to asssist with backups, minor malware removal, and outages, when required). Database Specialist: This person should have Microsoft® Access knowledge. You will assist in using the Center’s Access database, including writing database queries using Visual Basic (which are used to extract informsation that can be used for publicizing special events or campaigns from the large database).
Audio-Visual Specialist: We need several volunteers to be part of small team that helps with audio-visual operation during the Jenks Center’s presentations and events. Following existing procedures, you will set up the projection system, microphones and the sound system for the presentation/event, and assist speakers by tending to the details of microphone gains etc. during the presentation. You should be familiar with using a laptop for PowerPoint presentations and setting up the audio system. Event coverage is shared among members of the team and Jenks staff so that the commitment won’t be too onerous.
If you can help or need more information, please contact Judy Katz at the Jenks Center; her email address is

Winchester Seniors Association Annual Meeting

The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Winchesters Senior Association will be held on Thursday, May 28 at 11:30 a.m. in the Jenks Room. The new slate of officers will be voted at this time. Committee Chairs will give a brief précis of the last year. Lunch will be served at no charge. However, if you would like to attend please sign up at the front desk by May 22, as we need to plan for lunch. We hope to see you at the WSA Annual Meeting. THIS IS YOUR ORGANIZATION.


In accordance with the Bylaws of the Winchester Seniors Association, Inc., the Nominating Committee will propose the following candidates for office at the Annual Meeting to be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at noon at the Jenks Center.

President Marnee Walsh
Senior VP TBA
Administrative VP Don Nelsen
Program VP Sandra Eriksson-Ellis
Activities VP TBA
Secretary Bonnie Nolan
Treasurer Robert Salvo
Assistant Treasurer Dorothy Mueller
Finance Committee Chair Stephen Parkhurst
Members at Large Gerry Driscoll
  Julie Piantedosi
  Erica Drazeb

Furthermore, the Bylaws provide that “any member of the Corporation may offer nominations from the floor at the Annual Meeting, but such nominations shall be valid only if a notice (signed by no less than seven members, giving names of nominees) is first filed with the Secretary ten days prior to the date of the Annual Meeting.”

Submitted by the Nominating Committee
March 10, 2015
Jane Murray, Chairperson