Senior Adult Activities


The Everett Senior Center (ESC) is a multi-purpose recreation center for adults over Age 50 located at 702 Burchfield Street in Everett Park in Maryville.  Office hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM.  The center publishes a bi-monthly newsletter/calendar of activities, which is included in the annual membership fee of $15.00 per year for an individual or $25.00 per year per couple.  A printable brochure and our current newsletter is available below for your convenience.  For more information you may call us at 983-9422.

The Center's Inclement Weather Policy: If area Schools are closed due to bad weather, the center will attempt to open at 10:00 AM; please call to confirm staff has arrived.  If schools are out on holiday and road conditions are dangerous, please check with us before coming. This is in effect for everyone's safety. Call 983-9422 


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Newsletter Nov_Dec 14.pdf

Newsletter Sept_Oct 14.pdf



Mid-Week Music Program

 

AARP Meeting



Oil Painting Class



ESC Class Schedule:


Art 

Art Classes consist of 6 sessions

Cost: $60.00/Center Members, $75.00/Non-members

Oil Painting with Barbara Goddard - Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon,  TBD in 2015

Watercolor Painting with Penny Reasor on Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon, Nov. 3 - Dec. 15 (NO Class on Nov. 17)

Craft Classes

Class size is limited! Materials included.

Instructor: Tammy Johncox

November Class - Thursday, November 20, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Class will be making a holiday card with envelope with a decorated gift box in a bag with a set of 4 embellished gift tags.  You can use the tags on gifts or give the bag and tags as a gift! All materials are included. Registration is required before Nov. 13th by calling 983-9422.  Cost for this class is $15.00 per person with a 8 person class limit.

December Class - Thursday, December 11, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
 Make a gift class! We will make a magnetic Dear Santa/Note board embellished with chipboard letters, decorative paper, ribbon and magnets.  Cost for this class is $20.00 per person with a 8 person class limit. 

Most materials are included for both classes but you will need to bring your own: Scissors, glue runner, pop dots dimensional glue, craft glue, and any glitter pens you choose.  The December class sample will be on display at the November class and at the center office after Nov. 10.

Scrapbooking Table Time

Work on your own Scrapbooking and Paper Craft projects – Mondays, 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM. Cost: $2.00/members $5.00/non-members, per person per day. Tables/chairs are already set up no moving or bringing your own!  Electric and WiFi is available.  Non-members can prepay $20.00 for 4 sessions and get a 5th free!  Call 983-9422 for more information. 


Mixed Media Necklace Class

Instructor Kathy Furgal
Join Kathy to make a cute necklace using leather, metal and charms.  All materials are included.  Keep it for yourself or it would make a great gift.  Class date is November 17, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Cost is $15.00  Call 983-9422 to register.


Double Deck Partnership Pinochle Class

If you would like to learn the game or just want to brush up on the game this is your opportunity.   Class begins Monday, November 10 - December 15, 1:00 - 3:45 p.m.   Cost for the class is $12.00.  Please call 983-9422 to register.  Instructor is Frank Genova.


Arthritis Exercise

TBD for Spring


Basic Zumba Evening Class

TBD for 2015

Tone, Stretch and Balance

Class meets each Tuesday, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
Cost is $45.00 every 2 months or $5.00 per session - paid directly to instructor - Drop-ins welcome!

Join the fun! Certified instructor Kay shares a great yoga workout for seniors.  If you would like to improve your fitness and stamina this class is the one for you!  This ongoing class will provide an opportunity to increase flexibility, balance, strength, and range of motion using seated and standing yoga positions. Give the next class a try! 


One-on-One Computer Assistance for Laptops

By appointment only with Bo Harding. Call the center at 983-9422 and schedule two 1-hour sessions. Cost is $30.00.


AARP Driver Safety Course

TBD in 2015


Bidding Basics Class

Wednesdays Nov. 5 - Dec. 17 (NO class on Nov. 26) at 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. For those who have played bridge before -- at any time.  Standard American System.  Pre-registration/payment is required as seats are limited.  *If you've never played bridge but would like to learn please call the center at 983-9422 and leave your name and number for the next class.  Next class offering will be announced based on interest.




Travel

Day Trips

**Cancellation Policy: We are very sorry but due to the pre-pay requirements of the travel service and the center, refunds are not possible less than 2 weeks prior to trip date.

We're now taking pre-registration for the following trips:


December Trip
When: Thursday, December 16
Where: Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theater
Depart: 8:00 a.m.  Return: 8:00 p.m.  *Please arrive 30 min. prior to departure.*
Cost: $85.00/Members and $95.00/Non-Members
**This trip must be paid and confirmed by December 5, 2014**

Back by popular demand: The Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre is a state of the art German themed theatre nestled in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia.  This luxurious theatre promises a wonderful stage production and excellent dining experience – perfect combination for celebrating the holiday season.  Enjoy the comfortable padded chairs and relax partaking in a fabulous four-course holiday feast which goes from appetizer to dessert, prepared by the theatre’s in-house chef.

After savoring every bite of your first three courses…the show begins.  You’ll become completely immersed in this Broadway-caliber musical production titled, “Holiday Spectacular”.  This magical show is filled with all the Christmas songs you know and love as well as dazzling dance numbers and beautiful costumes.  This fun filled holiday production also features a breath-taking Nativity Scene which is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit.  During the show’s intermission is the time to enjoy a very special dessert and visit the beautiful Edelweiss Gift Shoppe – a good time to look for that one-of-a-kind Christmas gift for the hard to buy for people in your life.

Bottled water along with snacks for breakfast and supper will be available on the coach.  Entertainment will be provided en route and mid-trip “comfort stops” will be made both morning and afternoon.  Every part of this trip is about taking the day off, having FUN and celebrating the most wonderful time of the year…without feeling the hustle and bustle of the season.  Think of this as a much needed 12-hour mini-vacation where you can expect to laugh, sing, play, eat, drink and be merry as you become totally absorbed in the Spirit of Christmas!


Membership Benefits!

Recreational Activities

  • Recreational art group meets each Monday.
  • The first Thursday of each month enjoy Potluck and Bingo which starts promptly at 11:30 AM, bring your favorite dish to share.
  • AARP Blount County Chapter #2296 meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday at Noon with meeting and light luncheon.
  • Quilt/Craft Group meets each Tuesday, 12:00-3:30 PM.
  • Wii Bowling - Leagues bowl each Monday at various times - LEAGUE RESUMES IN SEPTEMBER- 1st league meeting Monday Sept. 15th at Noon.
  • Scrabble every Wednesday from 9:30 AM - Noon
  • Mexican Train & Chicken Foot Dominoes every Friday from 9:30 AM - Noon
  • Bunco meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 1:00 PM
  • Billiard Room open daily.

Dancing

  • Ballroom Dancing meets every Wednesday - Free group lesson starts at 1:00-2:00 PM with more dancing after the lesson to music on CD from 2:00-3:00 PM (partner not required - casual dress)
  • Band Dances are held the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of each month, 7:00-9:00 PM (Pay at the door).
 

Card and Miscellaneous Games

Our card groups can always use new players - don't hesitate to drop by!

  • SEEKING NEW PLAYERS! Partnership Pinochle (Double deck) "Cutthroat" style all day every Tuesday and Thursday - drop in and play anytime during the day (starts at approximately 8:30 AM).
  • Hand and Foot every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 AM
  • Tuesday Party Bridge every Tuesday at 9:30 AM
  • Canasta every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 9:30 AM
  • Duplicate Bridge Monday, Wednesday & Friday beginning at 10:00 AM, must have partner, call 983-9422 for more information
  • Rummikub every Thursday 1:00-3:30 PM - a tile game for 2, 3 or 4 players at a time.

Musicians and Singers are here, AUDIENCE Wanted!!!

Join us for "Mid-Week Music" every second Wednesday for this monthly event for singers and musicians with acoustic instruments. Check-in at 9:30 AM with performances to begin at 10:00-11:30 AM. Our MC is Ed Harper of BMH Senior Services, assisted by Beverly Sherrod. Enjoy a free musical showcase featuring local hidden talent from right here in East Tennessee! This event is sponsored by BMH and Everett Senior Center.