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 Blount County Schools are closed, the center will open at 10:00 AM.  If Maryville City Schools are closed, the center will open at noon.


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Newsletter July_Aug 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, Aug. 13 - Sept. 17

Watercolor Painting with Penny Reasor on Mondays, 9:30 a.m. - Noon, next is TBD

Craft Classes

Class size is limited! Materials included.

Instructor: Tammy Johncox



Date change to Thursday, August 28, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Class "Anything Goes" Surprise project, directions and some supplies are included.  Techniques this month: stamping and embossing, making a triple matted card - supplies included.  Bring some of your own things and we will just create. Cost for class is $12.50

September Class - Thursday, September 11,  9:30 - 11:30 a.m. -  Class will be making 4 - A2 size cards with envelopes (birthday, thank you, happy fall and a anytime or get well).  You will learn and use a variety of techniques inked embossing folders, thin dies with a Big Kick machine and hand punched circles.  Registration required before Sept. 4 by calling 983-9422.  Cost is $15.00 per person with a 10 person limit, with all materials included.

October Class - Thursday, October 9, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Class will be making 2 - "spooky" cards with envelopes (different sizes) and a Halloween themed pillow style gift/candy box. All materials are included.  Registration is required before Oct. 3rd by calling 983-9422.  Cost for this class is $15.00 per person with a 10 person class limit.

November Class - Thursday, November 20, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  
Class will make place cards and table decor for Thanksgiving, you'd be surprised how much you can make out of paper!  We will also make 4 special embellished Christmas gift tags.  Cost for this class is $15.00 per person with a 10 person class limit. 
The December class offering and pricing will be displayed at this class and you can pre-register that day.  Class will be held on Thursday, Dec. 11, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. with a 10 person class limit.   

Scrap 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. 


Paper Bead Jewelry

To be announced – stay tuned!


Crochet Class

TBD class with Jone Trost will be returning in 2014.


Arthritis Exercise

TBD for Spring

Tone, Stretch and Balance

Class meets each Tuesday, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
Cost is $45.00 every 2 months or $5.00/session drop in payable direct to instructor.

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 2 - 1 hour sessions. Cost is $30.00.



AARP Driver Safety Course

Thursday and Friday, October 23 $ 24, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Limited space is available.  Cost is $15.00/AARP members and $20.00/Non-members.  Safe drivers 55 and older may receive a discount on their automobile insurance upon completion of this course. Certificate provided and no final exam necessary.  Please call 983-9422 to register.


Beginning Bridge Lessons for Fun

6-week course to get you started!  Learn the Standard American System taught by an ESC volunteer.  If you would like to learn the game for fun with low stress, come join this beginner class. Cost is $12.00 for the session and will include handouts.  Pre-registration is required as seats are limited.  Class will meet on Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 PM.  Call 983-9422 to register.

Level 2 Class (for those who have played some bridge regardless of how long ago) - Fall class is TBD.


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. 

 
Our next day trip is scheduled for Thursday, August 14 to The Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY.  We'll depart at 7:45 a.m. ant return at 8:00 p.m.  *Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.*  Cost: $80.00/Members and $90.00/Non-Members

Kentucky Horse Park, the only park of its kind in the world, is a working horse farm, educational theme park and equine competition facility dedicated to “mans relationship with the horse.”  This beautiful park sits on more than 1,200 acres in the heart of Kentucky’s famous Bluegrass Region and is truly THE place to get close to horses!  Featuring dozens of breeds of horses at work and play, the park showcases the horses in daily equine presentations and special events.
The park’s International Museum of the Horse, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is the most renowned and largest equestrian museum in the world.  Offering both the experienced horseman and novice an opportunity to explore the many facets of humanity’s relationship with the horse.  The museum is dedicated to all breeds and disciplines of horses and covers centuries of equine history.  State-of-the-art technology, a movie presentation, rare artifacts and research are combined to present a fascinating and educated experience for everyone.
The famous “Horse of the World Show” captures live, the sound and excitement of the show ring in presenting unique breeds of horses with authentically costumed riders.  The excitement of the racetrack and show ring is brought to life by the elite group of horses in the Hall of Champions and a short, narrated Trolley Tour will be available in the central section of the park.  The Bluegrass Luncheon will be included in a private dining room setting and consists of an excellent, full hot meal.  In addition to all this, don’t forget to check out the Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop.
Entertainment, activities, snacks, and bottled water will be provided en route, comfort stops mid-trip and a boxed supper will be provided for the trip back home.
Let’s “saddle up” and get excited about visiting the HORSE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD in Lexington, KY.  You’re sure to enjoy this wonderful summer day of fun, food, new discoveries, magnificent scenery and of course….. plenty of horsin’ around!
Trip must be reserved and paid by Thursday, July 31.


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-individual bowling still open on Monday ask at the desk.
  • 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.