EAC Senior Connect: Weekly Updates On Programs And Events For Chattanooga Region Seniors

Monday, February 11, 2013

Here is the weekly Senior Connect calendar of activities for Chattanooga Region seniors from the city Education, Arts and Culture department: 

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS:

Celebrating Freedom! Black History Month event with students from The Howard School

Monday-Friday, February 11-15 from 3-4pm, Mary Walker Towers

Valentine’s Luncheon

Thursday, February 14 from 11am-3pm, Eastgate Senior Activity Center, Bring a covered dish.

BUS TOUR: Lady Vols Basketball

Sunday, February 17, from Eastgate Senior Activity Center, Cost $45

Senior Arts Council 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, February 21, 1:30pm, Boynton Terrace

Sunset Concert Series: Jericho Brass Band

Friday, February 22, 7pm, North River Civic Center, FREE

REGULARLY SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES:

MONDAYS
EASTGATE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

9:15am Seniorcise Aerobics $1/class

10:15am Line Dancing FREE

1pm Senior Dance FREE

MARY WALKER TOWERS

1:30pm Bible Study

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER

1:30pm Bridge Club

TUESDAYS

EASTGATE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

9:30am Computer Class for Beginners

12:30pm Computer Class (Int/Adv)

10am Blood Pressure Screening FREE

11:30am Bid Whist and Spades Card Games
11:30am Tai Chi for Seniors FREE

12:30pm Learn to Crochet FREE

12:30pm Table Tennis

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER

9am Yoga

10am Bingo

10am-3pm Life Drawing Class

10am-3pm Rug Hooking Class

1:30pm Cards

WEDNESDAYS

EASTGATE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

9:15am Seniorcise Aerobics $1/class

10:15am Line Dancing FREE

12pm Jewelry Making Class

12:30pm Table Tennis

1pm Drumming Exercise

MARY WALKER

11am Bible Study

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER

10am Knitting

1:30pm Bridge Club

2pm Computer Literacy for Seniors FREE

5pm Beginning Line Dance

6pm Advanced Line Dance

THURSDAYS

BOYNTON TERRACE

9am-4pm SAU Health Clinic

EASTGATE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

10am Tap

11:30am Chair Yoga

12pm Bible Study
1pm Bowling at Holiday Bowl $5.50/3 games

1pm Zumba

1pm Bingo (Second & Third Thursdays)

HERITAGE HOUSE IN EAST BRAINERD

6pm Nights of Heritage (storytelling, table games, local history, and more)

6pm Ambi Artists (1st Thursday of every month)

MARY WALKER

11am Bible Study

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER

10am Bridge Club

1pm Mahjong

1:30pm Cards

FRIDAYS

BOYNTON TERRACE

11am Bible Study

EASTGATE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

9:15am Seniorcise Aerobics $1/class
10:15am Line Dancing FREE
12:30pm Bridge Club
1pm Table Games

12:30pm Book Club (4th Fridays)

NORTH RIVER CIVIC CENTER

9:30am Computer Literacy Classes for Seniors FREE

1pm Tap Dance for Adults

1pm Oil Painting Open Studio

SATURDAYS

EASTGATE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

12:30pm Bridge Club (1st & 3rd Saturdays)

To learn more go to www.chattanooga.gov.


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