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FACILITIES
LINCOLN RECREATION CENTER
1000 Eleanor Street | 979.764.3750
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. 

SOUTHWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER | Membership Form (PDF)
1520 Rock Prairie Road | 979.764.6351
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 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Special activities and groups include dominoes, bridge, Yoga, Tai Chi, Sit & Fit, computer classes, Wii, movies and a lending library.


SPECIAL EVENTS
Special facilities include: LRC- Lincoln Recreation Center, SCC- Southwood Community Center, AP- American Pavilion at Veterans Park

FLOW AND BALANCE EXERCISE CLASS
Join a dance class lead by the doctoral students from Texas A&M Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences. The class combines traditional Korean dance movements with music. The movements promote physical and mental health by stimulating acupoints with pressing and tapping movements. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing mrodgers@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ | Free | Tue./Thu. | Sept. 1-Oct. 22 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | SCC

COMPUTER CLUB FOR SENIORS
The Computer Club for Seniors meets the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Carter Creek Training Room located at 2200 North Forest Parkway in College Station. No registration is required and it's open to all older adults.

Sept. 2 - Communicating with Skype, Social Media & Email
Oct. 7 - Security & Preventative Measures
Nov. 4 - What’s New in Gadgets & Wearable Technology
Dec. 2 - How to Create a Newsletter 

HELP FOR IPAD USERS
Want to learn how to get the most out of your iPad? Bring it with you to one of these free sessions. Class size limited. Reserve your spot by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing mrodgers@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ | Free | Mon. | Sept. 14 & Nov. 3 & 9 | 9-10 a.m. | SCC
Ages 55+ | Free | Wed. | Oct. 14 | 9-10 a.m. | SCC

HELP FOR TABLET COMPUTER USERS
Free help for tablet computer users. Bring your tablet (not iPad) and learn how to get the most out of technology. Class size limited. Register by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing mrodgers@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ | Free | Mon. | Sept. 14 & Nov. 9 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | SCC
Ages 55+ | Free | Wed. | Oct. 14 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | SCC

GENEALOGY COMPUTER USERS GROUP
The Genealogy Computer Users Group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Carter Creek Training Room located at 2200 North Forest Parkway in College Station. No registration is required and it's open to all older adults.

Sept. 16 -Using Open Office to Record & Create
Oct. 21 - Learn More about DNA, Part II
Nov.18 - How to Create and Use Your Family Tree
Dec. 16 - How to Find Blue Collar Workers

EXPLORING HISTORY LUNCHEONS
Enjoy lunch and learn Brazos Valley history. Luncheons are Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, located at 2201 Earl Rudder Freeway South. Cost is $5 per plate.

Sept. 16 - Kyle Field & Texas A&M Athletics
Oct. 21 - Veterans Day Plans
Nov. 18 - J. Griffis Smith, Photography book
Dec. 16 - Battle of the Bulge Anniversary

RSVP the Friday before the luncheon by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing mrodgers@cstx.gov.

FALL PREVENTION AWARENESS EVENT
Focus on coping strategies to reduce the risk of falling and improve activity levels. Health screening will kick off this event for the first hour. Lectures will be offered on medication, home safety, exercise, and fall prevention. There will also be chances to win giveaways from sponsors.

Ages 55+ | Free | Sept. 18 | Fri. | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | LRC

STRESS BUSTING PROGRAM
This nine-week program is designed to provide support to family caregivers of persons with a disability, grief, loss or depression. Learn to take time for yourself.

Ages 55+ | Free | Sept. 21-Nov 16 | Mon. | 10-11:30 a.m. | LRC

A MATTER OF BALANCE CLASS
An eight-week class proven to reduce fear of falling and improve activity levels in older adults. Seminars provided by Texas A&M’s Program on Healthy Aging, School of Public Health and the Texas A&M Health Science Center. Register by calling 979.764.3779 or emailing awilliams@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ | Free | Sept. 25-Nov. 13 | Fri. | 10-11:30 a.m. | LRC

FALL DANCES
Enjoy an evening of dancing for free with a live DJ, light refreshments and door prizes.

Ages 55+ | Free | Thu. | Oct. 15 & Dec. 10 | 7-9 p.m. | SCC

SENIOR FALL FEST
Senior adults are invited to enjoy free food, live entertainment, door prizes, games, a cake walk and more.

Ages 55+ | Free | Thurs. | Oct. 22 | 5-7 p.m. | AP

INS & OUTS OF MEDICARE SEMINAR
The Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging provides benefits counselors to assist you with health insurance options. Learn the basics of Medicare with Lead Benefits Counselor Stacey Urbanczyk.

Ages 55+ | Free | Tue. | Nov. 17 | 10-11 a.m. | SCC

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Join us was we celebrate the holidays with an Open House. You’ll also get to learn about all of the activities offered for senior adults, and enjoy refreshments, live entertainment, door prizes, photos with Santa and more.

Ages 55+ | Free | Wed. | Dec. 9 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | SCC

AGE OF ELEGANCE BANQUET
Enjoy an evening of fun, fashion and fellowship with a showcase of the latest fashion. There will be free food, entertainment & door prizes! Interested in modeling? Register by Nov. 30 by calling 979.764.3779 or emailing awilliams@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ | Free | Dec. 12 | Sat. | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | LRC


CONTACT INFORMATION: 979.764.6371 
For more information, call 979.764.6351 or visit the Southwood Community Center, 1520 Rock Prairie Rd.

Marci Rodgers
Senior Services Coordinator
979.764.6371, mrodgers@cstx.gov

Annie Williams
Senior Program Supervisor, Lincoln Recreation Center
979.764.3779, awilliams@cstx.gov

Last updated: 8/28/2015 12:29:50 PM