Fayetteville Senior Center

739 Blue Street, (910) 433-1574
Mon.-Fri. 8 am-5 pm
‘NC Center of Excellence’ ‘A Nationally Accredited Senior Center’

“Enhancing the Quality of Life of Seniors”


All activities take place at the Senior Center unless otherwise noted.


Open to all FCPR Senior Citizens 55+

FCPR Senior Programs offers extended trips. Please contact the Senior Center for flyers and pricing information:

  • Western Caribbean Cruise: Jan. 21-28, 2017
  • Mackinac Island and Frankenmuth, MI: June 4-10, 2017
  • West Virginia Train Adventure: Aug. 23-25, 2017
  • Cape Cod, Boston, and Newport, RI: Oct. 9-14, 2017
  • Historic Charleston: Dec. 6-8, 2017


Billiards Room: 55+; Mon.-Fri.; 8 am-5 pm; Free
Bingo: 55+; Tues.; 12:30 pm; Thurs.; 11 am-3 pm; Free
Bible Study: 55+; Fri.; 10 am; Free

Time Out for Seniors (TOFS)

Every Thurs. evening, you are invited to the Gilmore Recreation Center to listen to various forms of music
(Blue Grass, Country, Oldies) with wonderful musicians.
Please note that due to scheduling conflicts and the City recognized holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s there will be no TOFS on Nov. 3, 24, Dec. 22
and 29.

55+; Thurs.; 6-8:30 pm; Free


55+; Mon.; 9 am; Tues. and Thurs.; 8:30 am; Free

Open Swim and Water Exercise

Water exercise is one of the best forms of low-impact exercise, and is great for those 55 and older. Classes are held at the FSU Natatorium.
55+; Mon., Wed. and Thurs.; 7-8 am; Free

Basketry Class

55+; Fri.; 9 am and 12:30 pm; Fee is based upon project

Line Dancing

Groups perform at various functions throughout the city and county.
55+; Tues. and Thurs.; 9:30 am; Free

Bid Whist

Bid Whist is a partnership trick-taking variant of the classic card game whist. As indicated by the name, bid whist adds a bidding element to the game that is not present in classic Whist.
55+; Mon. and Wed.; 1:30 pm; Free

Duplicate Bridge

A weekly bridge game is held at the center. Feel free to bring snacks to share with the group.
55+; Tues.; 1:30 pm; Free

Chicken Foot Dominos

This is not your normal game of dominos! Come learn or just have fun!
55+; Mon.; 12:30 pm; Free


Calling all spade players, come join in on the fun!
55+; Tues.; 2 pm; Free


Looking for those interested in playing as well as teaching others to play!
55+; Thurs.; 12:30 pm; Free


This combination of BINGO and Poker is sure to be a hit!
55+; Fri.; 1:30 pm; Free

Silver Links Lab Computer Classes

The Senior Center offers computer Classes as well as open lab times. Please contact the center for classes, days and times. Classes offered include Basic Computers and Internet/Email. Fayetteville-Cumberland Senior Center is also looking for great minds to volunteer their time to instruct computer classes to seniors
55+; TBD; Free


Genealogy Club

Are you interested in retracing your family heritage? If so, come join us each month.
55+; 2nd Wed. of each month; 11 am; Free

Taster’s Delight

Join this “lunch bunch” for food, fun and fellowship at various locations around town. Contact the center to find out where to meet this month. Contact the Senior Center for more information.
55+; 3rd Tues. of each month; 11 am; various meeting locations; lunch on your own

Joint Fayetteville/Cumberland County Senior Citizens Advisory Board

A commission representing senior citizens’ concerns and issues for the entire County of Cumberland meets monthly. City Council and County Commissioners appoint representatives to the Board. Meetings are open to the general public and anyone is invited to attend.
All ages; 2nd Tues. of each month; 2:30 pm; City Hall – Lafayette Room; Free

Tuesday Night Dance

Come and dance the night away with Reminiscence. Held at the Gilmore Recreation Center; participants are encouraged to bring their favorite finger food. Please note that due to the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays, the Nov. and Dec. dances will be held on the 3rd Tues.: Nov. 15
and Dec. 20.
55+; 4th Tues. of the month; 8-10 pm; Free

Cardinal Red Hatters

Everyone has seen ladies wearing that purple and red with smiles on their faces having a fabulous time. Join the Cardinal Red Hat Chapter and see what all the fun is about. Monthly meetings start at the Senior Center, but all are asked to contact the center for meeting details.
55+; 4th Tues. of each month; 11 am; Free

AARP – Smart Drivers Class

This one day, four hour driving refresher classroom course helps drivers refine existing driving skills and develop safe, defensive driving techniques. Even though it is designed for drivers ages 50 and older, it is open to all motorists. Please contact Senior Center for upcoming dates.
55+; Tues.; Sept. 13, Oct. 4, Nov. 1; 9 am-2 pm; $15 AARP Member/$20 Non-Members

Seasoned Readers Book Club

Participants will be responsible for acquiring all reading materials. For further details, please contact senior programs staff.
55+; 4th Wed. of each month; 2-4 pm; Free

Social Security

Do you have questions about Social Security? If, so please contact the center to set up a time for the dates listed.
55+; Mon.; Oct. 3, Nov. 14, Dec. 12; 10 am-noon; Free


Senior Clubs meet monthly – however, times and location may change due to scheduled programs. For more information on any of the following clubs, please contact Senior Center staff.

Area ‘A’

2nd Tues. of each month; 10 am; Smith Recreation Center

Aging in Action

2nd Thurs. of each month; 10:30 am; Second Baptist Church

Beaver Dam Harvesters

1st Tues. of each month; 10 am; Beaver Dam Fire Department

Church of the Open Door Owls

1st Fri. of each month; 6 pm; Church of the Open Door

Cliffdale Senior Club

Last Thurs. of each month; 11 am; Cliffdale Recreation Center


1st Wed. of each month; 10 am; Cumberland Methodist Church

Cumberland County Association of Indian People

3rd Mon. of each month; 10:30 am; CCAIP Center

E.E. Miller Senior Club

4th Thurs. of each month; 10 am; EE Miller Recreation Center

Galatia Senior Club

4th Tues. of each month; noon; Galatia Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall

Gee Cee Club

1st Wed. of each month; 10 am; Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Fellowship Hall


2nd Thurs. of each month; 10:30 am; Godwin-Falcon FireDepartment

Golden Connection

1st Mon. of each month; 10 am; Fayetteville Senior Center

Gray’s Creek Outreach

4th Tues. of each month; 10 am; Gray’s Creek Recreation Center


2nd Wed. of each month; noon; Vaughn Memorial Presbyterian Church

Loyal Seniors

1st Thurs. of each month; 10 am; Smith Recreation Center

New Life Senior Club

3rd Fri. of each month; 10 am; Lake Rim Recreation Center

Northwood Temple – Senior Eagles

2nd Thurs. of each month; 6 pm; Northwood Temple

Seniors Aging Gracefully

1st Mon. of each month; noon; Smith Chapel Church 


2nd Tues. of each month; 10:30 am; St. Elizabeth Ann Catholic Church Parish Hall

Senior Road Runners

4th Mon. of each month; 10 am; Kiwanis Recreation Center


1st Thurs. of each month; 10 am; Stedman Recreation Center


3rd Thurs. of each month; 10:30 am; East Regional Library

Towers West

2nd Fri. of each month; 10 am; Towers West Apartments


4th Wed. of each month; 11 am; Contact senior staff for location


3rd Wed. of each month; 10 am; Westover Recreation


2nd Wed. of each month; 10 am; John Wesley United Methodist Church


41st Annual Christmas Banquet

Space is limited, be sure to buy your ticket early. Tickets will be on sale Sept.1-30. Seating will begin at 10:30 am at the Ramada Plaza, Baymont Inn & Suites Banquet Room.
55+; Fri., Dec. 9; 11 am; $15