Special Interests

September/October Program Calendar


B 12 Shots


Thursday, September 5 | October 3 | November 7 | December 5 | 9 - 9:30 am | Fee: $20 



Mountain Dulcimer 


    Intermediate Group | Wednesdays 10  am | No Charge


    Leaders: Pat Zimmerman & Marjorie Hopkins 

    Dulcimer Lessons | Fridays | 10 am - Noon | No Charge


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

Notary Public 


Monday, September 9 | October 14  | November 11 | December 9 | 9-10 am | No Charge


Provider: Maxine Pride
Bring your documents and a government issued photo ID.  

Physical Therapy - Am I C​overed?


Thursday, September 5 | 2 pm | Free

Presented by: Sarah Cumbie, PT, DPT of Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation in Farmers Branch.  
Learn how physical therapy can be affordable, covered under most insurances and how it can benefit you 
and improve your quality of life.

Medicare Benefits and Medicare Fraud Prevention Seminar  


Thursday, October 10 | 9:30 am 


Presenter: The Senior Source | Free
Learn about Medicare Open Enrollment key dates and timelines, Medicare changes for 2020, how to select or make changes to your current plan, as well as answer questions about benefits, eligibility, prescription drug plans, and more. Sign up today; Medicare open enrollment starts October 15. 

Outside the Box  


Thursday, October 10 | 3 pm 


Speaker: Onesource for Longevity Readiness | Free 
This workshop combines the latest research on keeping your mind young with fun optical illusions, puzzles, and hilarious videos. You will also learn how to  keep your savings safe. 


B 12 Shots 


Thursday | September 5 | October 3 | 9 - 9:30 am | Fee: $20


B-12 Injections ensure your body receives all necessary nutrients to keep you at your energetic best. 

American Mah Jongg Lessons 


Tuesdays, September  3 - 24 | 10 - 11:30 am 


Instructor: Shirley Shaffer | Free
No previous Mah Jongg experience or knowledge is required and a practice Mah Jongg set will be provided at the front desk. 

Conversations in 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.


Memory Man by David Baldacci


September 9 | 1 - 2:15 pm | Free



The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin


October 14 | 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.

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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.



Cookin’ Club 
Polish Pierogies


Wednesday, September 11 | 10:30 am


Instructor: Linda Klark | Supply fee 
Learn to make these Polish dumplings that are stuffed with potato & cheese and sauerkraut and cabbage.

Creepy Foods 


Wednesday, October 9 | 10:30 am


Bring a drink, dish or dessert that looks like it came out of Frankenstein’s lab for this month’s theme. Don’t worry-we’re planning on them tasting way better than they appear!

Random Acts of Kindness


Thursday, September 12 | 11 am 


Sponsoring: Mosaic Family Services
Collectiong hygiene products, pantry items, paper products, and bedding.

Thursday, October 10 | 11 am 


Sponsoring: Metrocrest Services 
Collecting items for Halloween treat bags for children. Please bring small toys, candy, pretzels and snacks.

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



Field Trip to the Dallas Arboretum 


Wednesday, September 18 | 10 am - 2:30 pm | Fee: $10 


Enjoy the spectacular show of color with 4,500 of fall’s favorite flower-Chrysanthemums, along with 150,000 more stunning, fall blooming plants. Bring your lunch or dine there. 

Divine Day Lilies 


Wednesday, October 16 | 10 am | Free     

            
Speaker: Vicki Agee, Master Gardener 
Learn about modern daylilies - the various forms, color patterns and 
sizes as well as information on growing them and where to find them. 

Crusin’ Cusine goes to Street’s Fine Chicken  


Thursday, September 19 | 11 am - 2 pm | Fee: $5 


Join your friends as we travel to Oak Lawn in North Dallas to experience Southern “Fine” chicken! Roast chicken that will make you cry. Brined in sea salt and lemon juice and rubbed with herbs de Provence with skin drum-tight and thin like gold leaf. Lunch on your own. 

Crusin’ Cusine goes to The Ranch  


Thursday, October 24 | 11 am - 2 pm | Fee: $5 


Join your friends for this 4-star steakhouse that serves farm to fork, and is locally sourced from the Lone Star state. With daily specials, we can enjoy a fine lunch in Las Colinas. Lunch on your own. 

NEW! Evening Texas Hold ‘em Tournament


Tuesday, September 3 | October 1 | November 5 | December 3 | 6 - 8 pm | Free


Texas Hold 'em Tournament


Thursday, September 19 | October | 17 | November 21 | December 12 | 1 pm | Free


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

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 | September 11 & 25 | October 9 & 23 |  1 - 4 pm



Party Bridge


Tuesdays 12:30 pm


You don’t need a partner to play. 

Wii Bowling


Season V starts October 7 and runs through November 29


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