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Bob and Wanda MeyerSenior and Community Center2275 Dartmouth St.College Station, TX 77840979.764.2670
ADDRESS: 2275 Dartmouth St.
PHONE NUMBER: 979.764.2670
HOURS OF OPERATION: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
CLOSED: Dec. 19-Jan. 1, Jan. 16, & April 7-9

The Bob and Wanda Meyer Senior and Community Center is focused as a place where seniors can socialize and enhance quality of life. The facility offers a variety of both passive and active programs and activities including line dancing, dominoes, colored pencil drawing, and more.
 
At the heart of the center’s mission is the namesakes’ family. After his beloved wife Wanda passed away, Bob would come to the Southwood Community Center daily to enjoy his cup of coffee and visit with his peers. Periodically, he would participate in the programs offered; but more than anything, he craved the social benefit.

The center offers three multipurpose rooms, a room for arts and crafts, WiFi, and plenty of space for dances, classes, a wide variety of activities, or just visiting with friends and family.

WINTER & SPRING SCHEDULE

    ADULT PROGRAMS
    NIA FITNESS • REGISTRATION: DEC. 5-FIRST CLASS DAY
    Drawing on the wisdom of dance, martial arts, and healing arts, Nia® is a fabulously fun workout for the body, mind, and spirit. Done barefoot (shoes are okay) to soul-stirring music, Nia is perfect for anyone who wants to dance to stay fit. Each workout delivers full-body conditioning leaving you energized, mentally clear, and emotionally balanced. Instructor Holly Nastasi has 29 years of experience, and sessions leave you energized, refreshed, and smiling.

    Ages 18+ • $80 • Mon. & Tue. • Jan. 30-March 7 • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Ages 18+ • $80 • Mon. & Tue. • March 13-April 16 • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

    WATERCOLOR I • REGISTRATION: DEC. 5-JAN. 30
    The beginners' class focuses on fundamental painting tools, materials, techniques, composition, and color theory. Basic drawing skills are needed, and supplies are discussed in the first class. 

    Ages 18+ • $78 • Mon. • Jan. 30-March 6 • 2-5 p.m.
    Ages 18+ • $78 • Mon. • Jan. 30-March 6 • 6-9 p.m.

    MEYER BOOK CLUB
    Members discuss books with Bryan+College Station Public Library System Librarian Kendra Perkins. The book type rotates each month. Click here for more on book selections.

    Ages 18+ • Free • 2nd Wed. • Monthly • 10-11:30 a.m.

    Feb. 8 • Séances Are For Suckers by Tamara Berry
    March 8 • The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji

    WATERCOLOR II • REGISTRATION: DEC. 5-MARCH 20 
    The class is a continuation of the art of watercolor. Please bring supplies to the first class.

    Ages 18+ • $78 • Mon. • March 20-April 24 • 2-5 p.m.
    Ages 18+ • $78 • Mon. • March 20-April 24 • 6-9 p.m.
    SENIOR PROGRAMS
    PRINTABLE CALENDAR
    Daily activities and events for seniors: Link (PDF)

    MEMBERSHIPS
    Memberships may be used for senior programming at the Southwood Community Center, Meyer Senior and Community Center, and the Lincoln Recreation Center. Memberships can be purchased in person at the facilities or by calling 979.764.2670 and are good for one calendar year from the date of purchase. Programs marked "membership" are free with a senior membership.

    ANNUAL
    Resident • $27
    Non-Resident • $32

    DAILY
    Resident • $3
    Non-Resident • $5

    WEEKLY

    42 DOMINOES
    Play the national game of Texas, 42 dominoes. Novices and experienced players alike enjoy the trick-taking game.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon. • Weekly • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    SIT & FIT
    The gentle Sit & Fit exercises feature fat-burning aerobics and weightlifting using a chair for support.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon., Wed., & Thu. • Weekly • 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    GAME NIGHT 
    Play games with your friends in a relaxing, after-hours environment.  

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Mon. • Weekly • 6-9 p.m.

    INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCING II
    Experienced and advanced line dancers are invited to learn new dances.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. & Fri. • Weekly • 9-10 a.m.

    RUMMIKUB
    Rummikub is a 2-4 player game that combines elements of the card game rummy and the tile game mahjong. Players create groups and runs of numbers using high-quality, durable tiles. The fun-loving group of seniors is always looking for new players.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. • Weekly • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

    CLASSIC COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS JAM SESSION
    All musicians, regardless of experience level, are invited to participate. Country and bluegrass music fans are also welcome.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. • Weekly • 12:30-3 p.m.

    HAND & FOOT CANASTA
    A popular variation of the rummy-type game of Canasta played with three to six decks. Beginners and experienced players are invited.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. • Weekly • 1-4 p.m.

    BRIDGE
    Beginners and experienced players are invited. No partner is needed.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Wed. & Fri. • Weekly • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCING

    Intermediate Line Dancing is for dancers that want to challenge their ability or get in another hour of line dancing. Previous experience and knowledge of basic line dancing steps are required. We won't have class on March 29.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Wed. • Weekly • 10-11 a.m.

    MAH JONGG
    Mah Jongg is a game of strategy, skill, and calculation. Learn the basics with skilled players.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Wed. • Weekly • 1-4 p.m.

    TAI CHI
    The entry-level Yang-style Tai Chi course is for students of various skill levels. More knowledgeable students learn Form 16, while beginners learn foundational movements until they are ready to join more experienced students in Form 16. Course material includes balance and flexibility improvement, movement guidelines applicable to all Tai Chi styles, and Yang-style Tai Chi movements, which can be adapted if a participant has physical limitations.  

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Wed. • Weekly • 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    LEARN TO PLAY 42
    Through weekly educational sessions with seasoned players, become a pro at this classic domino game.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Thu. • Weekly • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    LEARN TO PLAY MAH JONGG
    Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy, and calculation. Learn the basics with skilled players.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Thu. • Weekly • 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

    SHANGHAI RUMMY 
    Shanghai is a card game based on gin rummy and a variation of contract rummy played with 3-8 players. It's also known as California rummy. The new program welcomes all players or those wishing to learn.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Fri. • Weekly • 9 a.m. -12 p.m.

    BINGO
    Grab your cards and get ready to shout "Bingo!" before claiming your prize each Friday. Winning isn't promised, but having fun is guaranteed.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Fri. • Weekly • 12-1 p.m.

    OPEN GAME TIME
    Play games with your friends. 

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Fri. • Weekly • 1-4 p.m.

    SOCIAL SATURDAY'S
    Enjoy an afternoon with friends while playing games, cards and enjoying refreshments, or kick back and watch sports together or swap books.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Sat. • Weekly • 1-4 p.m.

    MONTHLY

    BASIC JEWELRY MAKING 
    Learn to make basic earrings, bracelets, and necklaces, or repair broken jewelry. Instructors Joe, Linda, and Betty offer expertise and guidance. Participants are encouraged to bring beads.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • 2nd & 4th Thu. • Monthly • 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

    OPEN ART TIME
    Grab your art supplies and enjoy an unstructured environment to work on artistic projects with your peers. It's also a great place to learn from others interested in the same art.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • 2nd & 4th Thu. • Monthly • 2-4 p.m.

    WEARABLE ARTS 
    The Brazos Valley Wearable Arts Organization aims to enhance our abilities in wearable art by providing a forum for members to learn, critique, and share ideas in an informal setting. We also bring in outside experts to expand our knowledge and provide an outlet for the members. We have monthly meetings with planned programs, and visitors are welcome.  

    Ages 55+ • Free • 4th Tue. • Monthly • 2-3:30 p.m.

    MOVIE & POPCORN
    Enjoy films and popcorn with friends. 

    Ages 55+ • Membership • 3rd Fri. • Monthly • 1-3 p.m.

    BOOK EXCHANGE & SWAP MEET
    Do you have books, DVDs, or other items you no longer want? Bring your items and swap them with others. It's a great time to relax, talk about books, and get rid of unwanted items. Alcohol and weapons aren't permitted.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • 4th Fri. • Monthly • 1-4 p.m.

    SPECIAL PROGRAMS

    POTLUCK & PIZZA SOCIAL • RSVP TO BRING A DISH
    Enjoy pizza and other tasty food while listening to the Classic Country & Bluegrass Jam Session Musicians. RSVP to bring a dish by calling 979.764.6270.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Tue. • Jan. 31, Feb. 28, March 28, & April 25 • 12-3:30 p.m.

    BRIDGE TOURNAMENT • RSVP BY MARCH 15
    Put your skills to the test while enjoying the game you love – bridge. Prizes and refreshments will be provided. RSVP to participate by March 15 at the Meyer Center & Community Center or by calling 979.764.6270.

    Ages 55+ • Membership • Wed • March 29 • 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    RENTAL INFORMATION
    FACILITY RENTALS
    Fees are per hour with a $210 deposit, 2-hour minimum.

    MEETING ROOM
    Non-Resident- $76
    Resident- $63

    CONFERENCE ROOM
    Non-Resident- $57
    Resident- $48

    ACTIVITY ROOM
    Non-Resident- $95
    Resident- $80

    ARTS & CRAFTS ROOM
    Non-Resident- $57
    Resident- $48

    FACILITY PHOTOS
    Click here to view album.

    RENTALS DETAILS

    Rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis and will not be held without proper documentation and fees. Reservations can be made by calling 979.764.2670 or by visiting the Meyer Senior & Community Center, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cash, credit card or check accepted. Checks should be made payable to “City of College Station.”

    DEPOSITS
    A security deposit is required for rentals. Portions or all of the deposit will be forfeited if damage, extra maintenance, or extraordinary cleanup occurs as a result of rental. Deposits will be refunded on the following conditions: (1) terms of your rental have been met, (2) facilities are left in good condition, or (3) cancellation procedures have been followed.

    CANCELLATION & REFUNDS
    Cancellation refunds more than 10 days: If the rental is cancelled, in writing, at least ten (10) days in advance of the originally scheduled date, a full refund of fees and deposits, including security deposit, will be returned to customer.
     
    Cancellation refunds less than 10 days: If the rental is cancelled, in writing, less than ten (10) days but more than 48 hours in advance of the originally scheduled date, deposits, including security deposits, will be forfeited by the customer in favor of the City.
     
    Cancellation refunds less than 48 hours: If the rental is cancelled, in writing, less than 48 hours in advance of the originally scheduled date, all fees and deposits, including security deposits, will be forfeited by the customer in favor of the City.
     
    Cancellation due to inclement weather: At the sole discretion of the City, if the event cannot be held or rescheduled due to inclement weather, fees and deposits, including security deposit shall be refunded to customer.
     
    Deposit refund post event: If the facility is left to standard and required keys (if applicable) are returned within 24 hours, the customer's deposit will be refunded. 

    All refunds are processed within 30 days of request by check. No cash refunds will be issued.

    FACILITY RENTAL REQUEST FORM
    Click here to request a rental. Submittal of this request form does not guarantee availability for the facility and date(s) requested. 

LINKS

SENIOR CALENDAR
Daily activities and events for seniors:  Link (PDF)

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