LINCOLN RECREATION CENTER
1000 Eleanor Street | 979.764.3750
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
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.
SENIOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The committee’s purpose is to address the needs of older adults living in College Station, and offers program and activity suggestions to the College Station Parks and Recreation Department. The Senior Advisory Committee is made up of 15 members that serve three-year terms. Members are 55+ and residents of College Station. Visitors are welcome to attend meetings.
Ages 55+ | Free | Last Mon. | 10-11:30 a.m. | Southwood Community Center
COMPUTER CLUB FOR SENIORS
The Family History Computer Users group 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.
June 1 – Google Search
July 6 – Google Maps
Aug. 3 – Security Tips
FOOD SAFETY 101
Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans get sick from food poisoning each year? The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service is offering Food Safety 101 program for ages 55+ to learn how to prevent foodborne illnesses on Wednesday, June 8 from 10-11 a.m. at the Southwood Community.
This free presentation is brought to you by the USDA Deputy Undersecretary for Food Safety, Alfred Almanza, and Public Affairs Specialist with the Food Safety Education Staff, Kristina Beaugh. Registration is not required.
Ages 55+ | Free | Wed. | June 8 | 10-11 a.m. | Southwood Community Center
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER USERS GROUP
The Family History Computer Users group 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.
Ages 55+ | Free | 3rd Wed. | 9:30-11 a.m. | Carter Creek Training Room
PRE-MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION
Wear your favorite hat and enjoy music and light lunch for free.
Ages 55+ | Free | Fri. | May 6 | 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Lincoln Recreation Center
EXPLORING HISTORY LUNCH LECTURE
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
June 15: Museum of the American GI
July 20: Cuba
Aug. 17: The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor
HELP FOR IPAD USERS
Need help with your iPad? Bring it with you to learn how to get the most out of technology. Register for free by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing email@example.com. Class size limited.
Ages 55+ | Free | Tue. | June 7 | 9-10 a.m. | Southwood Community Center
HELP FOR TABLET USERS
Free help for Tablet users. Bring your TABLET and learn how to get the most out of technology. Class size limited. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ages 55+ | Free | Tue. | June 7 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Southwood Community Center
AMERICA’S FUTURE: WHAT SHOULD OUR BUDGET PRIORITIES BE?
National Issues Forums (NIF) is about encouraging public deliberation around national issues of concern. This represents the first NIF offering open to the Brazos County community by a local representative. NIF issue guides will be provided to pre-registered attendees for reading in advance of forum, and coming prepared to discuss the three options, along with their drawbacks. Limited seating. Register for free by calling 979.764.6371 or email email@example.com.
Ages 55+ | Free | Wed. | May 25 | 1:30-4 p.m. | Southwood Community Center
FATHER’S DAY LUNCHEON
We will honor our “Fathers” with a free lunch and games. Register by calling 979.764.3779.
Ages 55+ | Free | Fri. | June 17 | 11 a.m. | Lincoln Recreation Center
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Cool off with an ice cream sundae and learn important safety tips with the College Station Fire Department.
Ages 55+ | Free | Thu. | June 23 | 2-3 p.m. | Southwood Community Center
The College Station Police Department Community Enhancement Unit will share safety tips and awareness of the latest scams targeting the senior adult population.
Ages 55+ | Free | Thu. | July 28 | 2-3 p.m. | Southwood Community Center
NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS DAY
Join us for light refreshments and BINGO.
Ages 55+ | Free | Fri. | Aug. 19 | 10-11 a.m.| Lincoln Recreation Center
CASINO DAY & LUNCH
Try your luck and win prizes! Enjoy games and lunch with friends. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ages 55+ | Free | Wed. | Aug. 24 | 10 a.m.-2 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.
Marci RodgersSenior Services Coordinator
Annie WilliamsSenior Program Supervisor, Lincoln Recreation Center