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Monday Luncheons

Bring a friend or two and join us for these special Monday luncheons. We’ll begin serving at 11:30 a.m., but you are invited to come earlier and enjoy the “Relaxation Station” or “Crossword Concoctions” drop-ins with other fun-loving folks. You may also join us for “Carefree Crafts” after the luncheon as well! With a luncheon reservation, the fee for the make-and-take craft is only $1!  Fee for the lunch is $4/person, no refunds.   Paid reservations are required by the previous Wednesday before 4:00 p.m.  Ages 50+.  Call 427-6460 to register. 

 

Monday, August 19, 11:30 a.m.

“National Potato Day”

Supporting Sponsor:

The Hearth at Sycamore Village

Crossword Concoctions

Mondays, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

August 19

Community Center, 233 W. Main St

Let’s do some crosswords! We will supply the crossword puzzles and pencils.  No pre-registration is necessary. Just drop in!  Drop-in fee: $1. Note: Our monthly Monday Luncheons are on the same dates, so make plans to stay for lunch.

  

Jigsaw Puzzle Mania

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Monday-Thursday, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Help us complete the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle. This puzzle has 40,320 pieces and measures 23’ x 6.5’.  When complete, it will be preserved and displayed at the Community Center. Everyone is invited to work on the puzzle.  For a small donation, you can have your name displayed with the puzzle as having worked on it. Inquire at the Service Desk for more information.

Carefree Crafts

Mondays, 12:30 p.m.

August 19

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Join us for some carefree crafts! Our monthly Monday Luncheons are on the same dates, so make plans to have lunch then stay to make and take a craft! Sponsored by Majestic Care. Pre-registration is required by the previous Wednesday. (50+).  Fee: $3/$1 with Monday Luncheon reservation

Relaxation Station: Adult Coloring

Mondays, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

August 19

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Who doesn’t like to color? Listen to relaxing music, visit with your neighbor and color till your heart’s content using colored pencils or gel pens. No pre-registration is necessary. Just drop in! Drop-in fee: $1. Note: Our monthly Monday Luncheons are on the same dates, so make plans to stay for lunch. 

 

Walking Group

Tuesday Movies

Join us for an afternoon at the movies! Most features are recent releases and they are shown at the Community Center. Admission is FREE, however, we do require pre-registration by the Monday prior to the movie. Call 427-6460 to reserve your seat. Show time is 1:30 p.m. Snack and drinks will be provided. Tuesday movies  are sponsored by Miller’s Merry Manor of Fort Wayne and Senior Helpers.

 

August 20              The Old Man and the Gun

Admission is FREE. Please call 427-6460 by the Monday prior to the movie to reserve your seat. Tuesday movies are sponsored by Miller’s Merry Manor of Fort Wayne and Senior Helpers. 


FALL PROGRAMS

Monday Luncheons

Bring a friend or two and join us for these special Monday luncheons. We begin serving at 11:30 a.m., but you are invited to come earlier and enjoy the Relaxation Station or Crossword Concoctions before lunch and remain afterward for Carefree Crafts, too. With a luncheon reservation, the fee for the make-and-take craft is only $1! The lunch fee is $4/person in September and October and $5 in November.  Paid reservations are required before 4:00 p.m. on the previous Wednesday. Ages 50+.

Monday, September 16, 11:30 a.m.

“The Legend of Johnny Appleseed”

Supporting Sponsor: Lutheran Life Villages

Monday, October 21, 11:30 a.m.

“Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice”

Supporting Sponsor: Aperion Care

Monday, November 18, 11:30 a.m.

“Gather Together & Give Thanks”

Supporting Sponsor: Englewood Health & Rehabilitation


Relaxation Station: Adult Coloring

Mondays, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

September 16, October 21, November 18

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Who doesn’t like to color? Listen to relaxing music, visit with your neighbor and color till your heart’s content using colored pencils or gel pens. No pre-registration is necessary. Drop-in fee: $1. Note: Our monthly Monday Luncheons are on the same dates, so make plans to stay for lunch.

Crossword Concoctions

Mondays, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

September 16, October 21, November 18

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Are you a crossword junkie? We will supply the crossword puzzle and pencil (or pen, if you prefer). No pre-registration is necessary. Drop-in fee: $1. Note: Our monthly Monday Luncheons are on the same dates, so make plans to stay for lunch.

Carefree Crafts

Mondays, 12:30 p.m.

September 16, October 21, November 18

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Feeling crafty but just need a little guidance? Join us for some carefree crafts!  Our monthly Monday Luncheons are on the same dates, so make plans to have lunch then stay to make and take a craft!  Pre-registration is required by the previous Wednesday.  (50+).  Fee: $3/$1 with Monday Luncheon reservation. Sponsored by Majestic Care.

 

Fun & Games

Join organized Fun & Games or play on your own anytime between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Community Center. You may bring your own equipment or borrow ours from the information desk.    There is no pre-registration for these ongoing programs. Just drop in and join the fun! Ages 50+.  Drop-in fee: $1

Game    Days      Time

Billiards               M-F        8 am- 4:30 pm

Bingo    2nd-4th  F               1 pm

Chip n’ Score     F              9:30-11:30 am

Cornhole             F              9:30-11:30 am

Crochet                W            10 am-12 pm

                W/F       1-3 pm

Euchre  W            12:30-3 pm

Fitness Equipment          M-F        8 am- 4:30 pm

Mah Jongg          F              12-4 pm

Quilting               Th           1-4 pm

Scrapbooking    T              1-3 pm

Table Tennis      M/W     8:30-11:30 am

Wii Bowling       T              1-2 pm

Many THANKS to the following for their contributions to our Fun & Games:

Millers Merry Manor-Huntington (Bingo)

Heritage Park (Bingo)

Englewood Health & Rehab (Euchre)

Wii Bowling League

Tuesdays, September 17-October 22, 1:00 p.m.

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Wii Bowling is a great way to stay active!  It promotes physical activity and helps to keep you on your mental game as well!  Join us for fun and friendly competition at the Community Center and other locations where we have the opportunity for social bowl-a-thons throughout the season. Call 427-6461 by September 10 to sign up. 

Recreational Shuffleboard League

Wednesdays, September 11-October 23, 9:30 a.m.

Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

There’s a lot of pushing and shoving going on at the Community Center and you can get in on the fun! Set up and sign in begins at 9:30 a.m. with play starting right after. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers at the conclusion of the league. Call 427-6461 to sign up by September 4. Note: There will be no play on September 25, due to Active Aging Week activities. Drop in fee: $1

Learn to Play Mah Jongg

Have you ever played Mah Jongg on your computer or hand held device? Come learn to play the real American Mah Jongg. You will learn the rules of the game, how to read the game card and develop a beginning strategy. Once you learn these basic skills, you will be on your way to a fun and enjoyable time with other Mah Jongg enthusiasts.  Registration deadline: August 29.  Min. 4. Max. 5.

Code                    Dates                   Day        Time

441322-R1           9/5-9/26               Th           9:30-11:30 am

441322-R2           9/5-9/26               Th           1:30-3:30 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 4/$26/$31 after August 29

Location: Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

 

Tuesday Movies

Join us for an afternoon at the movies! Most features are recent releases and shown right here at the Community Center. Admission is FREE, however, we do require pre-registration by the Monday prior to the movie. Call 427-6460 to reserve your seat. Show time is 1:30 p.m. Tuesday movies are sponsored by Miller’s Merry Manor – Fort Wayne.

September 3      The Upside

September 17   A Dog’s Way Home

October 1            Breakthrough

October 15          The Addams Family

November 5       Mary Poppins Returns

November 19    Grumpy Old Men 

Volunteer and Instructor Opportunities

We offer numerous opportunities for people of any age to join our family of over 180 volunteers and become involved in Community Center programs and operations. As a Community Center volunteer, you will find satisfaction in being of service to the community, develop your interests, and make new acquaintances. You may choose to volunteer on a regular weekly schedule or on an occasional basis. Please call 427-6461 for more information.  Examples of volunteer positions include:

Information Desk Staff

Fitness & Conditioning Coordinator

Excursion Tour Escort

Book Sale Assistants

Craft Coordinators and Assistants

Volunteer and Paid Special Interest Class Instructors

Cleaning Assistants

AARP Tax Preparers (February-April, training in January)

Computer Lab Assistants and Instructors

Special Events Helpers

Music Education

Shuffle Board League Coordinator

Brain Teaser Leader

Pinterest Instructor

Bingo Caller


Monthly Organization Meetings

The following organizations hold monthly meetings at the Community Center. For more information about any of these organizations, you may attend a meeting or call 427-6460 for a contact name and phone number.

Socrates Café

Tuesdays, 9/3, 17; 10/1, 15; 11/5, 19, 2-4 pm

Disorderly Bears

Thursdays, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 6:30-8:30 pm 

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Monday Luncheon Volunteers

We are always looking for volunteers to assist with Monday Luncheons. This group of ladies was assisting with favors for the luncheon. Contact Mary (427-6461) if you can assist with this monthly event!

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The Community Center Partners with Edsal House Apartments 


Our neighbors at Edsal House help tend the gardens and get to share in the bounty.   A nutritionist from the Purdue extension office teaches nutrition classes and shows our neighbors how to use the produce.  Pictures showing 
how to pick the herbs, Chinese cabbage, and spinach.

 

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