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.
Click here for Everett Senior Center Rental Fee Information.
2013 August Bus Trip
Oil Painting Class
ESC Class Schedule:
Art Classes consist of 6 sessions
Cost: $60.00/Center Members, $75.00/Non-members
Oil Painting with Barbara Goddard - Wednesdays, 9:30 - Noon, Sept. 18 - Oct. 30 (NO Class on 10/2)
Watercolor is back! Join new instructor, Penny Reasor on Mondays, 9:30 - Noon, Oct. 14 - Nov. 18
Paper Craft Classes
Spiral Bound Recipe Book with Gift card and Envelope
Instructor: Tammy Johncox
Learn to make a small recipe (or photo book) with card and envelope. Great little gift or as a little something extra with your next batch of Christmas cookies!
This spiral bound booklet can be used in a variety of ways, it’s up to you. With matching card and envelope.
Materials are included.
Class will be held, Thursday,
Dec. 12, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m..
Cost for the class - $12.50
Supplies to bring: Glue runner and scissors.
Call 983-9422 to pre-register.
Class size is limited.
Paper Bead Jewelry
Coming again this fall---stay tuned!
Beginner/Intermediate skills class with Jone Trost will be returning in 2014.
Tone, Stretch and Balance
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!
Class meets each Tuesday,
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Cost is $45.00 for November thru December.
Please call 983-9422 to register.
Computer Class for Laptops
Meets for a total of three (3) – 2 hour sessions in November.
The course is designed for those with laptops.
Beginners I/II class for those just starting out and Explorer Class for those ready to venture further (variety of topics). You will need to bring your laptop and note paper to all classes. Some handouts will be provided.
Class size is limited so register early.
Instructor: Donnie Morton.
Beginners I/II - 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.,
Nov. 4, 11 and 18
Explorer Class –, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.,
Nov. 4, 11 and 18
Windows 8 class TBD based on interest and pre-registration.
Member cost is $60.00, Non-members is $75.00 and includes a 1 year membership to the center..
Call 983-9422 to register.
Beginning Bridge Lessons for Fun
Back in January 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. Pre-registration is required as seats are limited. Class will meet on Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 PM. Call 983-9422 to register.
**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.
December Trip - Christmas, Comedy and Country Cuisine - Thursday, Dec. 12.
You’ll enjoy a beautiful drive through the mountains of East Tennessee to Asheville, NC, and your first stop at the WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA FARMERS MARKET
. This exceptional market offers all sorts of food items, handmade crafts, flowers and more. Just an impressive assortment of gifts and goodies for everyone! Then you’ll go next door to the well known MOOSE CAFÉ
for a wonderful country-style lunch where the portions of home cooked food are just as big as the mountain views.
Next stop on this very unique holiday trip is the HISTORIC GROVE ARCADE
in DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE
for a little Christmas shopping. A variety of interesting shops, from sophisticated to local and down home, offers a well rounded shopping experience. The non-shoppers can enjoy sitting and relaxing to the sights and sounds of the season in this magnificent architectural beauty, built in 1929, and still the largest commercial building in Western North Carolina. If you choose to venture out of doors, just across the street you can go back in time and visit the Mast General Store or any number of other shops situated in the heart of downtown Asheville.
Then get ready to that take the LaZOOM HOLIDAY COMEDY TOUR
..a city tour with a twist! Hop on LaZoom’s iconic purple bus and find the funny side of Asheville. This city wide tour is both historical and hysterical. It’s much more than a tour….it’s a SHOW on wheels! The tour features outlandish comedy skits, entertaining and edgy tour guides, loads of Asheville information and more. It’s unlike any tour you’ve every taken so, don’t miss the “Big Purple Bus” or you’ll miss a whole lot of HOLIDAY FUN
This all new trip will include snacks and bottled water morning and evening, “comfort stops” en route, laughter and heart warming holiday entertainment and surprises throughout the day. So, mark your calendar, grab your Christmas spirit and…DON’T MISS THE BUS
Cost: $75.00/Members and $95.00 Non-members.
- 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 - call for more information 983-9422. Substitutes are needed also!
- 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.
- 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!
- Hand and Foot every Tuesday at 9:30 AM
- Miscellaneous Cards every Thursday at Noon (various card games are played--group choice)
- Tuesday Party Bridge every Tuesday at 9:30 AM
- Rook every Thursday 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 will be Edward Harper of BMH Senior Services, assisting Edward is Beverly Sherrod. Spectators are also encouraged to attend this free event! Come out and enjoy a musical showcase featuring local hidden talent from right here in East Tennessee! This event is sponsored by BMH and Everett Senior Center.