Special Interests

B 12 Shots


Thursday, February 6 | March 5
9 - 9:30 am 

Fee: $20

 

Provider: ProSautem


Beginning Line Dancing Lessons


10 weeks: January 15 - March 25 | Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:45 pm


Fee: $30 | Instructor: Karen Aubrey 

Have you wanted to learn to line dance, but couldn’t find an evening class? Well this is the class for you! We will start with easy and basic steps and progress and build upon what you learn each week. The Instructor, Karen Aubrey, is a Qualified NTA Instructor and teaches all levels of line dancing.  Researchers have learned that regular line dancing can help keep your body, including your brain, healthy as you age.  


Mountain Dulcimer

Dulcimer Lessons

 

Mondays, 10 am & 1 pm | No Charge


Leader: Donna Shelton
Bring your instrument and learn how to play this beautiful sounding and fairly easy to learn instrument.

Intermediate Dulcimer Group 


Wednesdays, 10 am | No Charge


Leaders: Pat Zimmerman & Marjorie Hopkins

Neglected History

Fridays, 9:30 am | Free


The heart of historical study is both a science and an art. To be interesting, facts must be accompanied with compelling story telling and all too often ‘official versions’ limit our understanding of history. Bring your history topics for our class to explore.

Book Club


Come meet kindred book lovers, as they discuss a different book each month. Go to your local library or download on your mobile device and join us.

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

January 13 | 1 - 2:15 pm | Free  

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
February 10 | 1 - 2:15 pm | Free


Photo Club

Wednesdays, 1 - 2 pm


Free | Instructor: Deborah Hutchins
Anyone with a camera or smart phone camera is welcome. Share your experience and learn from others to make your pictures better. Check out our monthly Photography Contest and be sure to vote for your favorite picture each month.

Thinkabilities

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.

Connection Karaoke  


Tuesdays, January 22 | February 19 | 6 - 8 pm


Better living through Karaoke! Everyone has a song in their heart, so let’s hear you sing it! Come join us as we bring music to life. Bring a great attitude and a desire for fun. Whether you are a seasoned performer or limit your singing to the shower, we want you to come join in the fun.  Better living through Karaoke! Everyone has a song in their heart, so let’s hear you sing it! Whether you are a seasoned performer or limit your singing to the shower, we want you to come join in the fun.  

Classic Rock Jam


Saturdays, January 18 | February 15
1 - 4:30 pm | Free


Calling ALL classic rock guitar players...bring your axe and let’s jam! Play music from our favorite legendary rock bands. Pick up a play list at the front desk.

Trivia Tuesday (2nd Tuesday every month)


Tuesday, January 14 | 6 – 8 pm | Free ​


Academy Awards/Oscars 

Tuesday, February 11 | 6 – 8 pm | Free  


Famous Couples 

Random Acts of Kindness

Sponsoring: The Family Place               

Thursday, January 9 | 11 am    

            

Sponsoring: Metrocrest Services               

Thursday, February 13 | 11 am 

 

Chair Volleyball


Open Play:           

Tuesdays, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm


                    Fridays, 3 - 4:30 pm


Team Practice:    

Thursdays, 11:15 am - 1 pm


Gardening Group

Top 100 Plants for North Texas 

January 15 | 10 am | Free 

Speaker, Jean McIntosh, Dallas Master Gardener 

This slide show presents TAMU recommendations for native and adapted plants for the DFW area. Topics covered include size (height and spread), water and light requirements, bloom time and color, growth rate, evergreen/deciduous, and various uses. 

Japanese Maples in the Shade Garden 

February 19 | 10 am | Free 

Speaker, Cindy Bolz, Dallas Master Gardener 

The reds, oranges and golds of Japanese Maples are breathtaking in the spring and fall. These trees can be easily grown in the shade here in North Texas and are perfect under-story trees. Learn about the vast variety of sizes and colors and how and when to plant them. The talk addresses other shade plants as well, and how to add serenity and beauty to the shade garden. 


Crusin’ Cusine

Bubba's Cooks Country in Dallas


Thursday, January 16 | 11 am - 2 pm | $5


Located adjacent to SMU's campus, this 1950's-style diner, complete with red vinyl chromed chairs and Formica-topped tables is known for their chicken-fried steak. Prices range $12-$18

Kenny's East Coast Pizza in Plano


T

hursday, February 20 | 11 am - 2 pm | $5

Casual Italian dining featuring pizza, pastas, & sandwiches inspired by NYC, Boston & Philly renditions. Prices range $12 - $16.

Evening Texas Hold ‘em Tournament


Tuesday, February 4 | 6 - 8 pm | Free



Texas Hold 'em Tournament


Thursday, January 16 | February 20 | 1 pm | Free


Play for top two winners and also the chance at a high hand.

Connection Karaoke


Tuesday, January 21 | February 18 | 6 – 8 pm


Better living through Karaoke! Everyone has a song in their heart, so let’s hear you sing it! Come join us as we bring music to life. Bring a great attitude and a desire for fun. Whether you are a seasoned performer or limit your singing to the shower, we want you to come join in the fun.

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!

Duplicate Bridge

Mondays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm | Fee: $1 per day


Wednesdays, January 15, 22 |  February 12, 19. 26 | 1 - 4 pm



Party Bridge


Tuesdays, 12:30 pm


You don’t need a partner to play.

Wii Bowling

Sign up as a team of 4 or let us know and we’ll find a team for you.