1000 Southern Artery Senior Center
Activities include games, crafts, yoga, and computer classes. Open to non-residents for a small fee. 617-471-1000.

Germantown Neighborhood Center
333 Palmer St., 617-376-1384. Offers a variety of programs plus a food pantry.

Houghs Neck Community Center
1193 Sea St., 617-376-1385. Bingo, blood pressure, and a senior hot lunch Monday-Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Kennedy Senior Center
440 East Squantum St., 617-376-1245. Game room, scheduled activities, computer classes, movies, coffee shop and more for Quincy seniors.

Ward 2 Community Center
16 Nevada Road, 617-376-1376. Fitness and line dancing programs, blood pressure, and Fair Foods.

Wollaston Senior Center
550 Hancock Stl, 617-773-5482.  Qi-Gon classes, English classes, Chinese nutrition meals, social services, interpretation and translation, field trips, Chinese movies, games, blood pressure testing, festive celebrations and parties, video and literature library and educational seminars.

Friends of Butler Pond
An organization aimed at preserving and enhancing Butlers’ Pond and the immediate surrounding area.

Friends of the Blue Hills
Advocates for the protection and preservation of the Blue Hills.

Friends of Wollaston Beach
A community group that promotes the wise use and preservation of the Beach, encourages volunteerism, alerts others to issues affecting the Beach through educational, cultural, social and civic programs, and advocates on behalf of Beach users.

Marsh Madness
A Houghs Neck community group whose goal is to restore tidal flow to long neglected areas of marsh, while improving flood, fire, and mosquito control.

A group of Quincy residents advocating for bicycle infrastructure on our city streets and promoting responsible bicycling as a means of transportation, recreation, and exercise in Quincy. We are resident led and organized and encourage participation from all types of bicyclists.

Quincy Climate Action Network
QCAN promotes energy conservation and efficiency, and the use of renewable energy by Quincy government, businesses, and residents.

Quincy Environmental Network
We are an all volunteer city-wide organization solely dedicated to Quincy’s environment.

Boston Center for Adult Education

Brookline Adult & Community Education

Cambridge Center for Adult Education

Quincy Access Television
Learn how to produce your own television program, including crewing and directing programs, using a camcorder, and editing.

South Shore Branch of AAUW
This organization sponsors educational programs that are free and open to the public, and interest groups for members including adventures in dining, writers’ group, game night, decluttering support group, and yarn group.

South Shore Regional Vocational Technical Adult Ed

Lowell Lecture Series
Sponsored by the Lowell Institute, this series was established in 1836 with the specific mission of making great ideas accessible to all people, free of charge. Lectures are held at the Boston Public Library and are free to the public.

National Park Service
At a variety of Massachusetts National Historical Sites and Parks, learn about the social, economic, environmental, maritime, and literary history of the northeast.

QCAP Adult Education and Workforce Development
Quincy Community Action Program offers free on-site technical help, tutoring, and computer classes for low-income people who do not have access to a computer and/or the Internet.

QCAP Financial REACH Center
QCAP’s Financial Reach Center offers one-on-one financial coaching and workshops.

Quincy Historical Society
Throughout the year, QHS presents guest historians, authors, musicians, artists, and actors in discussions of history and historically-informed performances. Topics range from fascinating insights into Quincy and area history through the whole span of American history.

Boston University Evergreen Program
Courses and seminars for adults aged 58+.

Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement
A membership organization that offers courses in a wide variety of subjects, not restricted to Harvard alumni or affiliates.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Courses and programs for adults aged 50+, located at UMass Boston.

University of Massachusetts at Boston
College of Advancing and Professional Studies

Adams National Historic Neighborhood Association
This association is comprised of residents living in the area of the Adams National Historical Park’s Peace Field property. To contact the ANHNA, email ANHNAforQuincy@yahoo.com.

Adams Shore Community Association
A non-profit organization that coordinates various neighborhood events, including an annual Family Oktoberfest, Holiday Tree Lighting, Easter Egg Hunt and Fourth of July Cookout.

Hospital Hill Neighborhood Association
Through HHNA, neighbors collaborate and strategize how to address issues of concern such as land use, traffic control, safety, crime, construction, environmental protection and any other matters.

Houghs Neck Community Council
An all volunteer, nonprofit corporation that has for 54 years offered programs and events to Houghs Neck residents.

Merrymount Association
A not-for-profit organization consisting of neighbors and homeowners who live in the Merrymount section of Quincy.

Montclair-Wollaston Neighborhood Association
308 East Squantum St., 617-479-8883

Penn’s Hill Neighborhood Association
Our mission is to enhance and preserve the quality of life in the neighborhood by bringing residents and businesses together, by providing a forum for discussing local and citywide issues, planning social activities and projects that build relationships among neighbors, creating an effective communication link with the City of Quincy, and working to keep our neighbors informed of news and decisions that impact the community.

Post Island Beach Association
Founded in 1896, the Post Island Beach Association welcomes residents of Elcott, Poplar, Post Island and Shoreside.

Squantum Community Association

Ward 2 Civic Association
Meetings are held at the Fore River Club House. Call 617-930-0106 for more information.

Ward 4 Neighborhood Association
This neighborhood association, based at the Ward Four Community Center, welcomes residents of South and West Quincy.

Ward 5 Community Association
Serves residents of the Beechwood Knoll, Wollaston Center, Wollaston Beach, Hospital Hill, Quincy Center, and Mass. Field neigborhoods. Holds community information meetings, candidates’ nights, and more. Call 617-835-1253 for more information.

Wollaston Hill Neighborhood Association
Wollaston Hill Neighborhood Association is a group of neighbors who share in the interest to promote and improve their neighborhood in the areas of Wollaston Hill and Forbes Hill.

Quincy Bay Chamber Orchestra

Quincy Choral Society
A “professional amateur” community chorus that rehearses on Monday evenings and performs regularly in the Quincy area.

Quincy Symphony Orchestra
A a non-profit organization consisting of amateur and professional musicians, the QSO performs three classical, two holiday, and one pops concert each season in the Boston area.

AASA Badminton club

Council on Aging Clubs
The Council on Aging sponsors a Bridge Club (Fridays from noon to 3 p.m.), a Scrabble Club (Mondays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.), a Poker club (Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.), and a Whist Club (Thursdays at 1 p.m.) at the Kennedy Center, 440 East Squantum St. For more information, call 617-376-1245.

Furnace Brook Golf Club

Granite Links
Semi-private golf club

Houghs Neck Garden Club
Meets monthly at the Nut Island Community Room; programs include annual wildflower festival and a variety of community projects. For more information, call 617-481-2111.

Quincy Chess Club
Meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Roche Bros. Community Center, 101 Falls Blvd., 2nd Floor, for fun, friendly chess. For more information, call 857-888-1531 or email southshorechess@gmail.com.

Quincy Tennis Club
19R Glendale Road, 617-471-9862.

Quincy Yacht Club

Seaside Gardeners of Squantum
Meets monthly; special projects include an annual fall fair, garden tours of member gardens, and the Junior Gardening Program at Squantum School. For more information, email Sandra Sumner at jamsan18sum@yahoo.com.

South Shore Camera Club

Squantum Yacht Club

Town River Yacht Club

Wollaston Garden Club
Monthly meetings on horticultural topics, plus field trips, nursery visits, and civic beautification projects.

1000 Southern Artery Senior Center
For students aged 62 or older, open to both Quincy residents and non-residents. The fee is $10 for 10 weeks. Call 617-471-1000 for more information.

Atlantic Clubhouse
Located on Washington Street, this organization helps those recovering from mental illness with a variety of computer classes and learning skills.

Quincy Career Center
Classes are free to all, regardless of employment status. Open to both Quincy residents and non-residents.

Quincy Community Action Programs
QCAP offers a variety of classes, including a Career Ready 101 class that includes a computer curriculum.

Quincy Elder Services Department
The Quincy Elder Services Department offers basic and more advanced computer classes on a regular basis at the Kennedy Center, open to all Kennedy Center members. Membership is free to all Quincy residents aged 60+. Check their online calendar for computer class details.

Quincy Art Association
Classes and workshops in drawing, painting, photography, and more.

South Shore Camera Club
A club for all who enjoy photography regardless of their level of expertise, meets weekly in Quincy.