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, 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


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, 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, 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
  • Jessie Brock Community Center 
  • 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 
  • 1:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • $3/one card or $5/two cards—fee to be paid day of each class
  • June and July program will meet at Tanner Hall 

Cardio Drumming

This Cardio Drumming beginner’s class is a cardiovascular based full-body workout that requires you to move and play drums along to music. Except it doesn't actually involve any drums!  It will raise your heart rate and help you burn hundreds of calories, improve your coordination and ability to focus, and help strengthen many muscle groups, including your core.  Must register as space is limited.

  • Wednesday
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • $12 Residents / $15 Nonresidents (additional week fee for months over 4 weeks)
  • Tanner Hall June and July 

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!

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
  • Jessie Brock Community Center
  • 1:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Free!