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MONTHLY CALENDAR --> NOVEMBER (PDF)
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.


FACILITIES

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 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Special activities and groups include dominoes, bridge,  Sit & Fit, computer classes, movies and a lending library. To see a schedule of these events, click here.


SPECIAL PROGRAMS

BEGINNER MIXED MARTIAL ARTS & SELF DEFENSE FOR SENIORS
This beginner’s class focuses on Taekwondo and Jujitsu principles. Wear loose clothing, tennis shoes or water shoes. No class on Nov. 23.

Ages 55+ • Free • Fri. • Sept. 7-Dec. 14 • 3:30-4:30 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

EXPLORING HISTORY LUNCHEONS • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
The College Station Historic Preservation Committee and the College Station Parks and Recreation Department present monthly lectures on the history of our community. The luncheons are held at Southwood Community Center located at 1520 Rock Prairie Rd. A reservation is necessary for lunch and the cost is $7 per plate. Please make your reservation the Friday before the luncheon by calling 979.764.6351 or email kpeterson@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+  • $7 • 3rd Wed. • Monthly • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

Sept. 19 • “Stage Center” by Jennifer Hargis
Oct. 17 • “Economic Development of Brazos County” by Steven Aldrich
Nov. 14 • “Muster Speeches Book” by Jerry Cooper

BEGINNING TAP DANCE
All levels are invited to learn basic tap dance steps and terminology with Instructor Sue Engbrock. Tap shoes are recommended but not required.

Ages 55+ • Membership • Thu.  • Sept. 20, Oct. 4-Dec. 13 • 1:30-2:30 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Self-management workshops complement clinical care and are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. Topics include fatigue management, pacing and planning activity, getting a good night’s sleep, better breathing and more. Space is limited. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or email kpeterson@cstx.gov. Light refreshments will be provided.

Ages 55+ • Free • Mon. • Oct. 22-Nov. 19 • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
Ages 55+ • Free • Mon. • Oct. 29 & Nov. 26 • 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SATURDAY SENIOR SOCIAL
Join us on Saturday afternoons from 1-4 p.m. to make new friends, play cards, dominoes, scrabble, or have a cup of coffee and visit with old friends. Check the monthly calendar for the latest schedule.

Ages 55+ • Free • Sat. • 1-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center


SPECIAL EVENTS

CRAFT CLASSES
Enjoy decorative projects, and learn about African fabrics, prints, lace, Kente cloth, handmade, vintage and aesthetic textiles. Supplies provided.

Ages 50+ • Free • Wed. • Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 14 & Dec. 12 • 10-11:30 a.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

POTLUCK & PIZZA SOCIAL
Bring your favorite dish to share. There will also be pizza and music. • Southwood Community Center

Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 27 & Dec. 18 • 12-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

FALL DANCES
Enjoy an evening of dancing with a live DJ. Dances are held monthly. Door prizes and light refreshments will be available. No registration needed.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29 & Dec. 13 • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

THANKSGIVING DAY REHEARSAL DINNER • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
We’re testing our Thanksgiving recipes! Bring a side dish or dessert to share. We will provide the turkey! Register by Nov. 16 by calling 979.764.6351 or email kpeterson@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ • Free • Mon. • Nov. 19 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

AGE OF ELEGANCE
Enjoy an evening of fashion and fellowship while enjoying music, entertainment, light refreshments and door prizes. Interested in modeling for the fashion show? Email awilliams@cstx.gov or stop by the Lincoln Recreation Center before Nov. 30.

Ages 50+ • Free • Sat. • Dec. 8 • 6-9:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

You’re invited to enjoy holiday treats, browse information tables highlighting available programs, take photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and more.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Dec. 12 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. • 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.

Katy Peterson
Senior Services Coordinator
979.764.6371, kpeterson@cstx.gov

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

 

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