Special Interests

Coupon Clippers 



March 25 | 2 pm | No Charge

Coupons are cash in your pocket if you know how to leverage them like a pro. Bring in your unwanted coupons and discover more ways to save even more!

Mah Jongg Lessons


esdays in March | 10:30 am

No Charge | Instructor: Nell Dodson 
Pick up a Mah Jongg card and join these weekly lessons.


Mondays 9:15 am | No Charge | Instructor: Anna Abner

“Use it or lose it” applies not only to your physical body, but also to brain fitness. This class will help to improve memory, sharpen your mind and promote social interactions, all while you’re having a great time.


Duplicate Bridge 


Mondays | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
Wednesdays | March 27 |  April 10 & 24 | May 8 & 22 | 1 - 4 pm 

Leader: Diane Royer | $1 per day

Basic Bidding


ursdays, March 7 - April 25 | 9:30 am | Fee $30

Intermediate Bridge

Tuesdays, March 5 - April 23 | 10 am | Fee: $30

Party Bridge

Tuesdays | 12:30 - 3 pm | No Charge

No partner necessary. 

Cookin’ Club: Wontons & Moo Koo Gai Fan

Wednesday, April 10 | 10:30 am | Supply fee at the session

Instructors: Henry & Tita Sih
Learn to make this classic dish of chicken and vegetables stir fried with a savory sauce, Then try your hand at making wontons for soup. Registration required. 

Random Acts of Kindness

Sponsoring: Farmers Branch Animal Adoption Center

Thursday, April | 11 am | No Charge 

Please donate dog food, cat food, kitty litter, towels, treats and toys by March 13. If you would like to be part of delivering these items, join us on March 14.

Sponsoring: Children’s Hospital at Medical Center


Thursday, May 9 | 11 am 

Needed:New toys and games


Sponsoring: Family Place Food Drive for New Residents


Thursday, June 13 | 11 am

Needed: Canned goods and kitchen staples for displaced families 

Conversations in Neglected History

Fridays | 9:30 am - Noon | No Charge 

Come explore alternate views of history and enjoy special guest speakers.

Garden Group: "Can I Eat That?" Browsing for Food in the Ornamental Garden

Wednesday, April 17 | 10 am

No Charge | Speaker: C.A. Hiscock, Dallas Master Gardener
This presentation covers some of the flowers, fruit, leaves and roots that can be grown and eaten in the Dallas area. The nightshades (tomatoes, petunias, tobacco and potatoes) and umbel (hemlock and carrots) families are discussed as they include both edible and poisonous members. Handout includes recipes. 

Crusin’ Cusine goes to Perfect Union Pizza


hursday, March 21 | 11 am - 1:30 pm | Fee: $5 | Lunch on your own

Try this fun, casual place for thin, crisp pizzas, oysters & rotisserie. Lunch on your own with prices ranging from $8 - $21. 

Texas Hold ‘em Tournament 

Thursday, March 21 |  April 18 | May 17 | 1 pm | No Charge

Snacks sponsor: The Avenues of Park Forest
Play for top two winners and also the chance at a high hand.

Genealogy Trip to Dallas Library

Tuesday, March 26 | April 23 | May 28 | 9:30 am - 3 pm | Fee: $2

The Dallas Public Library’s Genealogy Section contains one of the largest and most comprehensive collections for family history research in the Southwest. 

Wii Bowling Season II 
Runs March 11 - May 3 | No Charge

Make Up Games: May 6 - 9 | Party: May 10 | 2 pm 
Wii bowling makes you feel like you’re in a real bowling alley, with sounds and special effects. Sign up a whole team or on your own and we’ll find you a spot in this super fun competition. 

Shared Moments

Mondays | 10:15 am | No Charge

What’s your story? In this group you will have the opportunity to hear others recall and share life memories as well as share your own.  Everyone welcome!

Pole Walking All Ages Welcome! 

Wednesdays | 8:15 - 9:30 am 

No Charge | Instructor: Jennifer Stone  
Easy-to-learn, this activity gets anyone moving & grooving. Meet us at the Manske Library in the west side parking lot. Bring your poles or use ours.

Photography Club 

Wednesdays | 1 - 2 pm

No Charge | Instructor: Deborah Hutchins
Share your love of photography and learn techniques together to improve your pictures. 

Photography Club Field Trip

Wednesday, March 27 | Noon - 3:30 pm | Fee: $10

Sign up to go to the Cottonwood Trail at Lake Lewisville with a guided tour of an original Pioneer Log House from 1869. Great opportunity to take pictures and enjoy nature.