MONTHLY CALENDAR --> MARCH
Daily activities and events for seniors located at the Southwood Community Center and Lincoln Recreation Center.SENIOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPLICATION --> ONLINE
The Senior Advisory Committee is made up of College Station residents age 55 or older and members serve a three-year term.
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.-5 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.
COMPUTER CLUB FOR SENIORS
Interested in learning more about the world of computers? Join us each month at the Carter’s Creek Training Room, located at the Waste Water Treatment Plant, 2200 North Forest Parkway in College Station. No pre-registration required.
Ages 55+ • Free • 1st Wed. • 9:30 -11 a.m. • Carter’s Creek Training Room
EXPLORING HISTORY LUNCHEON • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
The City of College Station's Historic Preservation Committee and Parks and Recreation Department present monthly lunch lectures on our community's history. Reserve your spot the Friday before the luncheon by calling 979.764.6351.
Ages 55+ • $7 • Wed. • March 21 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • “Washington on the Brazos” by Lisa Berg • Southwood Community Center
Ages 55+ • $7 • Wed. • April 18 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • “Carnegie History Center” by Rachel Medders • Southwood Community Center
**NEW** LAPTOP HELP FORUM • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Designed for beginner or intermediate computer users to share tips and tricks. Bring your laptop and your questions about internet, email, or programs. A place to share tips and tricks with others. Apple/Macintosh products will not be discussed. Class size limited. Register by calling 979.764.6351.
Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • March 27 • 2-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
**NEW** GARDENING WITH THE MASTERS
You're invited to learn lawn and garden information for our area. Topics include vegetable gardens, container gardening, easy-care landscape plants and helpful tips for preparing your lawn for summer and more. Sessions are presented by Brazos County Master Gardeners. A light lunch will be served at each session.
Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • March 20 & April 17 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
A MATTER OF BALANCE: HEALTH & FITNESS WORKSHOP • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
The Matter of Balance workshop teaches adults strategies to manage concerns about falls, increase physical activity levels, and develop practical and personal solutions to reduce the fear of falling. This award-winning workshop presented by the Texas A&M Center for Population Health and Aging is highly interactive and complements clinical care, which can increase independence and quality of life. Register by calling 979.764.6351.
Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • Feb. 6-April 3 • 1:30-3:30 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
FREE HELP FOR BEGINNING IPAD USERS • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Learn how to use and understand your iPad. Class size limited. Register by calling 979.764.6351.
Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • April 24 • 2-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
SITUATIONAL AWARENESS & PERSONAL SAFETY
The College Station Police Department will provide safety tips while in different situations and settings.
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • March 21 • 1:30-2:30 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will present on a variety of topics that will help you improve your health.
Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • March 15 • 10-10:30 a.m. • Power to Prevent Diabetes • Lincoln Recreation Center
Ages 55+ • Free • Mon. • April 9 • 10-10:30 a.m. • Go-4-30! Take Action to be Active • Lincoln Recreation Center
Ages 55+ • Free • Mon. • April 16 • 10-10:30 a.m. • Be Medicine Smart • Lincoln Recreation Center
**NEW** HEALTH TALK EXPRESS WITH TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE
Join us for these informative sessions.
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • March 28 • 10-11 a.m. • Get Screened, No Excuses • Southwood Community Center
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • April 11 • 10-11 a.m. • Power to Prevent Diabetes • Southwood Community Center
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • April 18 • 10-11 a.m. • Controlling your Blood Pressure • Southwood Community Center
SENIOR WORLD PASSPORT PROGRAM
Each session will feature a different country where we'll try food and learn about their culture.
Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • March 29, April 5, 16 & 26 • 2-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
BEGINNING BRIDGE CLASS • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Learn to play bridge. Classes are designed for players with little or no previous knowledge of the game.
Ages 55+ • $25 • Mon. • April 2-30 • 9:30-11:30 a.m. • Southwood Community Center
GENEALOGY CLASS • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
The class will concentrate on U.S. census, courthouse and internet research.
Ages 55+ • $25 • Tue. • April 17-May 8 • 9:30-11:30 a.m. • Southwood Community Center
Lincoln Recreation Center senior members will be collecting plastic Easter eggs and goodies during the month of March to donate to the Lincoln Recreation Center's after-school program.
Ages 55+ • Free • Mon.-Fri. • March 1-30 • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center
Enjoy an evening of dancing with a live DJ, door prizes and light refreshments.
Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • March 29 & April 26 • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
PARKS SUMMER OPEN HOUSE
You're invited to learn about the College Station Parks and Recreation Department's youth summer camps, senior programs, special events, employment opportunities, aquatic programs, athletic leagues, library activities and more! Light refreshments will be served. On-site registration, including for youth camps and swim lessons, will also be available.
All Ages • Free • Sat. • April 28 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center
MOTHER’S DAY HAT TEA
Enjoy an afternoon of celebrating mothers' roles in their family, community and highlighting their accomplishments while wearing fashionable hats that tell their story.
Ages 50+ • Free • Fri. • May 11 • 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center
CONTACT INFORMATION: 979.764.6371
For more information, call 979.764.6351 or visit the Southwood Community Center, 1520 Rock Prairie Rd.
Senior Services Coordinator
Senior Program Supervisor, Lincoln Recreation Center