The artists who participate at the Senior Center are a decidedly fun and talented group. A variety of mediums are used; oils, acrylics, pencil, water colors, charcoal. Participants bring their own supplies. While this is not a “class”, techniques and knowledge are freely shared.
Are you interested in writing? Maybe short stories, articles or the Great American Novel? The Writing Group is a great place to meet with other writers, both published and unpublished. Follow other author’s progress, share your ideas and writings with those who are able to share positive feedback and encouragement.
Card Making 1st & 3rd Wed of the month 1:00 pm $2 $5 supplies fee (hostess)
Card Making is more than just making cards. It helps socialization, dexterity and is simply a fun activity. Make beautiful cards for yourself, family and friends. New and different cards are created each week with easy to follow instructions. Must bring own adhesive.
$5 supplies fee paid directly to instructor.
What is more satisfying than being the first to yell BINGO! Grab your friends and join us for an exciting afternoon of Bingo. Prize pots depends on amount of players. Three extra large Bingo screens in our new gorgeous Center gives everyone a perfect view. Young or young-at-heart, everyone loves BINGO!
Keep a look out for special Holiday Bingo events throughout the year.
All adults over 18 are welcome to play.
Bridge is one of the most entertaining and intelligent card game man has so far devised.
As Warren Buffett says “Bridge is such a sensational game that I wouldn't mind being in jail if I had three cellmates who were decent players and who were willing to keep the game going 24 hours a day.”
Lucky for you, you don’t need to go to jail to play. You can play here!
Bunco has a fun, storied past. Often the game of choice at speakeasys, police were often referred to as Bunco Busters. It's a fun, easy game of 3 dice and 100% luck. Lively chatter, lots of laughter and the occasional cow bell can be heard when the Bunco players are on a "roll."
Dominoes is a logic based multiplayer game we're very excited to introduce to the Center. Easy to learn and play, Dominoes is a great way to work on concentration and logic skills while having a terrific time with friends new and old alike.
Join genealogy guru Karen Nahoun as you work through your family origins. Family trees are fascinating and yours is most certainly no exception! A membership to Ancestry.com is suggested for record keeping and information gathering purposes.
Participants may bring their own devices or use the SCEG computers for practice and research. Computers are limited and are available on a first come basis. Ancestry.com will be available to participants to access during the independent Practice/Research hour.
This fascinating, fun and challenging game is played with tiles at tables with 3 - 4 players. Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy and calculations but still with a degree of chance. Learn how to play Mahjong, or bring your knowledge and play other participants.
You know what's great for your whole well-being? Thinking, using your brain. Scrabble would be an excellent way to use those brain cells. You don't need to be a word master, the regular participants will happily teach you.
The weekly Men’s Group meets to discuss current events, life experiences, cars, hobbies, local news and other interests. Occasional guest speakers, such as physicians to discuss men’s health and answer questions and the Chief of Police who discussed the Police Department. This is a safe place for men to hang out and be “just one of the guys.”
A different, intriguing and hard-to-put-down book is read and discussed each month. Interesting perspectives and thoughts about the books and authors are shared at each meeting. The Book Group is an excellent way to keep your mind active ad make new friends.
Parkinson’s Support Group of Elk Grove holds a monthly meeting at the Senior Center with round table discussions, special guest speakers and presentations. All who are affected by Parkinson’s including caregivers, family and loved ones are welcome to participate and are encouraged to attend.
Free blood pressure checks are held at the Senior Center every Friday from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM by a Registered Nurse or CSD Paramedic. This is an easy way to keep track of your blood pressure on a weekly basis. Bring your blood pressure book/tracker or ask the nurse/EMT to start one for you.