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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. 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.


SPECIAL PROGRAMS

NUTRITION CLASSES
Brought to you by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and presenter Flora Williams.

Ages 50+ • Free • Tue. • 10:30-11:30 a.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

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 kpeterson@cstx.gov to reserve your spot.

All Ages • $7 • Wed. • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

April 17 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • “History of Inuit Print Making” by Peter WittMay 15 •11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • “The Wendish Museum” by Joyce Bise
June 19 •11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. •“These Are the Rivers that Water the Land” by Dr. Cochran
July 17 •11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • “History of Calvert” by Jennifer Caudle (a descendent of Robert Calvert)
Aug. 21 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • TBA

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 kpeterson@cstx.gov. Light refreshments will be served.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • March 20-May 1 • 1-3:30 p.m. • Southwood Community 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. • April 4-18 & May 2 • 2-3 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 • 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


SPECIAL EVENTS

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

Ages 55+ • Free • Tue. • April 30 • 12-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SPRING DANCES
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. • April 25 • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community 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 awilliams@cstx.gov or call 979.764.3779.

Ages 55+ • Free • Fri. • May 10 • 10 a.m-12:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

SUMMER DANCES
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. • May 30, June 27 & Aug. 29 • 7-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

FATHER’S DAY BBQ • REGISTRATION ENDS JUNE 7
We will honor our fathers with BBQ! Come dressed in your favorite jeans, boots and cowboy hats. Space is limited. RSVP by June 7 to Annie Williams at awilliams@cstx.gov or call 979.764.3779.

Ages 55 + • Free • Fri. • June 14 • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM WALK
Join us for a 2.2-mile, legacy walk from the Lincoln Recreation Center to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum to observe Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery. On June 19,
1865, the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed on Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Storytelling will immediately follow the walk.

All Ages • Free •Wed. • June 19 • 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

PRAISES AT THE PAVILION
Join us at the Lincoln Recreation Center's W.A. Tarrow Pavilion for an evening of celebration through songs and dance. Area spiritual groups, churches, soloists and praise teams will give musical interpretations signifying Juneteenth, a day of jubilee and freedom.

All Ages • Free • Wed. • June 19 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

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 55+ • Free • Fri. • June 28 & Aug. 30 •7-9 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

WATERMELON SOCIAL WITH COLLEGE STATION FIRE DEPARTMENT
Cool off with free watermelon and learn important safety tips from the College Station Fire Department.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Aug. 1 • 2-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

ICE CREAM SOCIAL WITH COLLEGE STATION POLICE DEPARTMENT
The College Station Police Department’s Community Enhancement Unit will share safety tips and awareness of the latest scams targeting the senior adult population.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Aug. 8 • 2-3 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SENIOR CITIZENS DAY
National Senior Citizens Day recognizes contributions senior citizens make in communities. Join us as we celebrate our local citizens’ contributions while enjoying light refreshments.

Ages 55 + • Free • Wed. • Aug. 21 • 10:30 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.

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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Last updated: 4/17/2019 1:15:12 PM