MONTHLY CALENDAR --> JANUARY
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 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat. from 1-4 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.
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Ages 50+ • Free • Tue. • 10:30-11:30 a.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center
Jan. 15 • Be Independent, Eat Well
Feb. 19 • Be Able, Read Label
March 19 • Be Safe, Eat Safe
April 16 • Be Creative, Plan Meals
May 21 • Be Fit, Move More
EXPLORING HISTORY LUNCHEONS • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
College Station’s Historic Preservation Committee and Parks and Recreation Department present monthly lectures over our community’s history. Reservations are required and are due the Friday before the luncheon. Call 979.764.6351 or email email@example.com to reserve your spot.
Ages 55+ • $7 • Wed. • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
Jan. 16 • “Degallery” by Dr. Dary Dega
Feb. 20 • “Muster Speeches” by Jerry Cooper
March 20 • “Aviation History in Brazos Valley” by Johnny Keown
April 17 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • “History of Inuit Print Making” by Peter Witt
HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES
Each class will have cooking demonstrations, healthy recipes, helpful hints and giveaways.
Ages 50+ • Free • Thu. • 10:30-11:30 a.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center
Jan. 17 • DASHing Your Way to Improved Health
Jan. 24 • A Virtual Grocery Store Tour
Feb. 5 • Cooking With Spices and Herbs
Feb. 12 • Preserving the Harvest
LUNCH & LEARN • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
A light lunch will be served. On Jan. 23, we will learn about funeral planning, costs, benefits for veterans and how to cope with loss. The March 27 luncheon will cover the most common stroke warning signs, what you can do to decrease your risk of stroke, and how to find support for stroke survivors, caregivers, and family members. An expert will be available for questions during each luncheon. Space is limited. Reserve your spot by calling 979.764.6351 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Jan. 23 • 12-1 p.m. • Funeral Advance Planning • Southwood Community Center
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • March 27 • 12-1 p.m. • Stroke Signs, Risks, and Support Information • Southwood Community Center
CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Join us for the Active for Life Chronic Pain Self-Management class series. These 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 much more. Space is limited. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or email email@example.com. Light refreshments will be served.
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Jan. 30-March 6 • 1-3:30 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • March 20-May 1 • 1-3:30 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
MASTER OF MEMORY
This program encourages participants to recognize, evaluate and identify factors that may enhance or detract from their memory function, and find ways to help address those factors
Ages 50+ • Free • Tue. • March 5 • 10:30-11 a.m. • How Does My Memory Work • Lincoln Recreation Center
Ages 50+ • Free • Thu. • April 25 • 10:30-11 a.m. • Medications and Memory Function • Lincoln Recreation Center
Ages 50+ • Free • Thu. • May 16 • 10:30-11 a.m. • Exercise for the Body & Mind • Lincoln Recreation Center
SENIOR WORLD PASSPORT PROGRAM
Explore different countries and cultures. Each session will feature a country with typical foods to sample and learn interesting facts.
Ages 55+ • Free Thu. • March 28, April 4-18 & May 2 • 2-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
MONEY SMART CLASS FOR OLDER ADULTS
Elder financial exploitation crosses all social, educational and economic boundaries. Learn how to protect yourself from posers, frauds, scams and identity theft exploits.
Ages 55+ • Free • Mon. • April 1 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. • Southwood Community Center
POTLUCK & PIZZA SOCIAL
Bring your favorite dish to share. There will also be pizza and music.
Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • Jan. 29, Feb. 26, March 26 & April 30 • 12-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
Enjoy an evening of dancing with a live DJ. Dances are held monthly with door prizes and light refreshments served. No registration needed.
Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Jan. 31, March 28 & April 25 • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY
Enjoy food, activities, raffle prizes and more while we celebrate the love in our lives.
Ages 50+ • Free • Thu. • Feb. 14 • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center
VALENTINE’S DAY TEA & FASHION SHOW • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Join us for afternoon tea, finger foods, sweetheart bingo and a fashion show. Seating is limited. Reserve your spot by calling or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ages 55+ • Membership • Thu. • Feb. 14 • 1:30-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
Enjoy an evening of dancing with a live DJ. There will be door prizes and light refreshments.
Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Feb. 14 • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
COLLEGE STATION SENIOR GAMES • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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. Scheduled events include track and ?field, swimming, cornhole, golf, 5K run, 10K run, bowling, pickleball, disc golf, table tennis, 3-on-3 basketball, and cycling, which also offers a recumbent division. To reach an even wider range of contenders, 3D archery and a Deca challenge will be added this year. To register, visit cstx.gov/seniorgames.
Ages 50+ • $30 participation fee & additional fee per event • Fri.-Sun. • Feb. 22-24 • Times vary • College Station Facilities
FUN NIGHT WITH DANCING & GAMES
Join us for an evening of dancing and games. Dance to the oldies from the 60’s to the 80’s, swing, line dance or boogie. Dominoes and card games will also be available. Refreshments will be served.
Ages 50+ • Free • Fri. • March 15 • 7-9 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center
MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION • REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Dress in your favorite denim and accessorize with diamonds. Space is limited to 75. RSVP by May 3 to Annie Williams at email@example.com or call 979.764.3779.
Ages 50+ • Free • Fri. • May 10 • 10 a.m-12:30 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