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Daily activities and events for seniors located at the Southwood Community Center and Lincoln Recreation Center.

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LINCOLN RECREATION CENTER
1000 Eleanor Street | 979.764.3750 | Map
The Lincoln Recreation Center offers programs for seniors Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Seniors enjoy a daily hot lunch. This is the place to meet new friends, play games, attend outings, arts and crafts, health screening and nutritional presentations. To see a schedule of these events, click here.

SOUTHWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER | Membership Form (PDF)
1520 Rock Prairie Road | 979.764.6351 | Map
Older adults in College Station have long sought a comfortable place to socialize and engage in activities and programs designed specifically for them. The Southwood Community Center is now that place Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Special activities and groups include dominoes, bridge, Yoga, Tai Chi, Sit & Fit, computer classes, movies and a lending library. To see a schedule of these events, click here.
 


SPECIAL EVENTS

BRAZOS VALLEY SENIOR GAMES | REGISTER TODAY!
The City of College Station is hosting the 2017 Senior Games Feb. 24-26. The Senior Games promote physical and mental health and fitness among Texas Senior Citizens by encouraging them to maintain healthy lifestyles and social relationships, to participate in sports and recreational activities with other seniors, and to provide an environment for athletic competition.

Ages 50+ can compete in track and field, swimming, basketball, cycling, golf, 5k, badminton, bowling, horseshoes, pickleball, disc golf, washers, table tennis, tennis, 3-on-3 basketball, cornhole, and basketball skills. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each event and age group.

Register Jan. 2- Feb. 13. The registration fee is $30, and includes shirt and reception invitation, with an additional $4 fee per event.

For more information, visit cstx.gov/seniorgames or contact 979.764.3486.

COMPUTER CLUB FOR SENIORS
The Computer Club for Seniors meets the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Carter Creek Training Room located at 2200 North Forest Parkway in College Station. No registration is required and it's open to all older adults.

Jan. 4 • Troubleshooting Part I – Q&A
Feb. 1 • Troubleshooting Part II – Q&A
March 1 • Security Systems – Home Automation, Alarms & Surveillance
April 5 • Digital Photography & Editing

STRICTLY BUSINESS: LOCAL BUSINESSES: WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY DO
Ages 55+ are invited to free, monthly presentations at the Southwood Community Center to learn about research and products occurring in the Brazos Valley. Sessions are the second Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Jan. 11 • Brown’s Shoe Fit Co.
Feb. 8 • What’s Coming to College Station
March 8 • Brazos County Crime Stoppers
April 12 • Dispute Resolution Center

FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER USERS GROUP
The Family History Computer Users Groups meets the third Wednesday of each month from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Carter Creek Training Room located at 2200 North Forest Parkway in College Station. No registration is required and it's open to all older adults.

Jan. 18 • Who Said We Don’t Think Ahead. New Tools for 2017
Feb. 15 • Keeping up with all the new family history sites

EXPLORING HISTORY LUNCH LECTURES
Enjoy lunch while learning about our community's history! Cost is $7 per person. Luncheons begin at 11:30 a.m. in Aldersgate United Methodist Church, located at 2201 Earl Rudder Fwy. S. Please RSVP the Friday prior by calling 979.764.6371 or mrodgers@cstx.gov.

Jan. 18 • To Bataan and Back
Feb. 15 • African American Museum
March 15 • Engineering Agriculture
April 19 • Bernardo Galvez

NATIONAL ISSUES FORUM: HEALTHCARE - HOW CAN WE REDUCE THE COSTS AND STILL GET THE CARE WE NEED? • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
National Issues Forums (NIF) is about encouraging public deliberation around national issues of concern. NIF will provide guides that may be picked up in advance of forum. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing mrodgers@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Jan. 25 • 1:30-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

VALENTINE’S DAY TEA AND FASHION SHOW • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Senior adults are invited to join us for afternoon tea, fashion show and sweetheart bingo. Enjoy a cup of tea and delicious healthy finger foods. A reservation is necessary as seating is limited. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing mrodgers@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • Feb. 14 • 1:30-3:30 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SPRING DANCES
Enjoy an evening of dancing with a live DJ. Door prizes! Light refreshments served.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Feb. 14 & April 20 • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center 

WORLD PASSPORT PROGRAM
Join us as we travel the world this spring! Learn about different world cultures. We will sample foods, learn interesting facts and places to visit when in the country. Countries and dates will be listed on monthly calendar.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • TBA • Southwood Community Center


CONTACT INFORMATION: 979.764.6371 
For more information, call 979.764.6351 or visit the Southwood Community Center, 1520 Rock Prairie Rd.

Marci Rodgers
Senior Services Coordinator
979.764.6371, mrodgers@cstx.gov

Annie Williams
Senior Program Supervisor, Lincoln Recreation Center
979.764.3779, awilliams@cstx.gov

 

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