Programs A - G

*Due to COVID19 all active 50+ program dates are tentative at this time.


Program Information

All Active 50+ programs are held at the Jessie Brock Community Center, 310 North Dillard Street, unless otherwise noted.

Programs

AARP Smart Driver Course

Insurance reduction and driver refresher course! Up to 10% discount after completion of course depending on your insurance provider. Advanced registration required as classes could be cancelled due to low enrollment.

  • Monday, March 21 & Tuesday, March 22 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm both days or
  • Monday, May 16 & Tuesday, May 17 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm both days or
  • Monday, June 20 & Tuesday, June 21 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm both days or
  • Monday, August 22 & Tuesday, August 23 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm both days 
  • $20 AARP Members / $25 Non-AARP Members

ARRP Smart Driver TEK Workshop

Learn how new high-tech features in today’s cars can help make driving safer and easier.  You will learn how the benefits of these technologies may enhance your driving safety and extend your safe driving years. You will receive a technology checklist and learn to identify the safety technologies that best suit your needs.  Space is limited, so register now for this course by calling 1-877-805-0458.

  • Monday, May 23/Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Monday, July 18/Time: 6:30 am – 8:00 pm
  • Monday, August 29/Time:   10:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Free!

Adventures in Craftdom

Let your creativity run wild as you create a unique craft item each month.  Supplies furnished.  You will walk out with a finished product.  Registration required as availability is limited.

  • Tuesday, March 8— Crystal Fan Pull:  Create a sparkling crystal pull for any ceiling fan in your home. Choose from blue, green, pink rainbow or clear tear drop.
  • Tuesday, April 5—Painted Wood Earrings:  Use brush markers and color pencils to create a beautiful set of earrings and pendant that are laser-cut from wood.
  • Tuesday, May 10—Painted Flower Pots:  Get ready for spring and paint a clay pot with shiny/sparkly acrylic.  Add a beaded Pot Stick for some bling.
  • Tuesday, June 14—Beaded Flat Spiral Bracelet:  Learn to weave beads into a simple looped pattern that makes a beautiful bracelet.
  • Tuesday, July 12—Wire Wrapped Necklace:  Using colorful, bold beads by Jessie James, wrap with silver, copper or brass wire for a unique statement necklace.
  • Tuesday, August 9— Paper Bag Journal:  Make a personal journal by selecting your cover and decorating it.  Inside pages are made with coffee stained paper bags.
  • 1:30 – 3:30 pm
  • $10 fee to be paid day of each class

Birthday Celebrations

It’s time to party! If anyone deserves a birthday party, it's a senior citizen who has lived a rich, full life. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy the celebration. It does not have to be your birth month to attend.

  • Friday, May 6
  • Friday, July 8
  • 1:30 – 2:30 pm
  • Free!

Boccia Ball

Boccia is a precision ball sport similar to Bocce Ball, and is played inside.  You sit next to your opponent on the Boccia Court.   It can be played one-on-one or in teams.   The object of the game is to throw or roll leather-like balls so that they land as close as possible to target ball.

Spring

  • Tuesdays
  • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Summer—Tanner Hall

  • Thursdays, June-July
  • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Free!

Bunco

A fun and entertaining dice game for all to play! No skill required! Participants are encouraged to bring a snack to share.

  • 4th Monday and 1st Wednesday of each month
  • March-May meet at Jessie Brock Community Center
  • June-July meet at Tanner Hal
  • 1:30 – 4:00 pm
  • $3 per person

Card-ology

In this make and take card making class you will create one or two beautiful greeting cards each month.  There will be cards designed for you—but you are welcome to add your own twist when you want to.  There is nothing like receiving a handmade card that is a gift in its own right.  Registration must be completed by the Thursday before each class. Begins in February. 

  • First Tuesday of each month  (No Class in April)
  • 1:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • $3/one card or $5/two cards—fee to be paid day of each class

Chair Yoga

Start experiencing the many benefits of yoga. This instructor led chair yoga exercise video is safe and gentle and includes low impact stretching, strengthening and breathing routines.

  • Mondays
  • March-May meet at Jessie Brock Community Center
  • June-July meet at Tanner Hall
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • Free!

Chair-o-bics

Get moving in this recreational, self-guided chair exercise class! Participants are encouraged to use light hand weights to build strength. Use of weights is not required and is at your own risk.

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • March-May meet at Jessie Brock Community Center
  • June-July meet at Tanner Hall
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • Free!

Color Me Happy!

Think you're too old to color… think again! Seniors coloring is all the rage and it’s a great, fun way to combat stress, promote mindfulness, allow creativity and activate different areas of the brain. Join us to experience this relaxing pastime in the company of your peers. Anyone can do it, you don’t need experience so don’t worry if you’ve never done it before, but be ready to color away and lift your mood!  Bring your favorite coloring book or pages and colored pencils, or use the supplies we have available.

  • 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Free!

Games, Cards & More

Enjoy an afternoon with friends who are playing Mexican Train Dominoes, Hand and Foot, Liverpool Rummy, Euchre, Rummikub, Mah Jongg and more!  Participants may bring a “sealed” snack to share and personal non-alcoholic beverage.

  • 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Wednesday each month
  • March-May meet at Jessie Brock Community Center
  • June-July meet at Tanner Hall
  • 1:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Free!