Fayetteville Senior Center

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

“Enhancing the Quality of Life of Seniors”


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

SENIOR CENTER TRIPS

Open to all FCPR Senior Citizens 55+

Food & Fun: Stephenson's BBQ & Sunni Sky's Ice Cream

Registration is July 3-31.
55+; Tues., Aug. 8; Depart 10:30 am; $5 (Lunch & ice cream on your own)

Manic Monday: Streets of Southpoint, Durham

Registration is July 3-31.
55+; Mon., Aug. 28; Depart 8:30 am; $5 (Lunch on your own)

FCPR Senior Programs also offers extended trips for 2018. Please contact the Senior Center staff for flyers, pricing information and additional details:

  •  Savannah GA & Golden Isles: March 19-21
  •  Lancaster PA: Jesus @ Sight & Sound Theater: April 3-5
  • Ark Encounter & Shaker Village: June 4-7
  • Alaskan Cruise: Sept. 21-29
  • Biltmore Estates: Dec. 3-5

FCPR Senior Programs also offers the following Premier World Discovery Trips for 2018. Please contact Senior Center staff for flyers, pricing information & additional details:

  • Best of Australia & New Zealand: Jan. 9; 17 days
  • National Parks & Canyons of the Southwest: May 6; 7 days
  • Oregon Trails & the Portland Rose Festival: June 7; 6 days
  • Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta: Oct. 12; 6 days


WEEKLY PROGRAMS

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)

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 city-recognized holidays, there will be no TOFS on: April 13, June 8 & Aug. 24.
55+; Thurs.; 6:30-9 pm; Free

Aerobics

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

Water Exercise/Open Swim

Water aerobics is one of the best forms of low-impact exercise, and is great for those 55 and older. Classes are held at the Fayetteville State University (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

Dominos – Chicken Foot

A bi-weekly game is held at the center for those interested in playing or learning.
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

Pinochle

A bi-weekly game is held at the center. Looking for those interested in playing as well as teaching others to play!
55+; Tues. and Thurs.; 11:30 pm; Free

Pokeno

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

Spades

Looking for those interested in playing as well as teaching others to play!
55+; Thurs.; 2 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 


MONTHLY PROGRAMS

Genealogy Club

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

Create A Craft

55+; 3rd Wed. of each month; 1:30-3 pm; Free

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. 
55+; July 25, Aug. 29, Sept. 26, Oct. 31, Nov. 28, Dec. 12; 8-10 pm; 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.
50+; Tues.; Sept. 12, Nov. 14; 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 Center 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 staff to set up a time.
55+; July 10; Aug. 7; 10 am-noon; Free


FAYETTEVILLE-CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENIOR CLUBS

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

Cardinal Red Hatters

55+; 4th Tues. of each month; 11 am; Fayetteville Senior Center

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

Cumberland

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

Cumberland County Association of Indian People (CCAIP)

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

EE 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

Godwin-Falcon

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

Golden Connection

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

Grays Creek Outreach

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

Heartwarmers

 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

Seton

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

Stedman

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

Sunnyside

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

Towers West

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

Victory

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

Westover

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

XYZ

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


SPECIAL EVENTS

Senior Programs Canvas and Coffee

New craft program that will be done quarterly.
55+; Wed., Aug. 16; 8:30 am; Free 

Senior Programs Dine and Dash

New program where “you”, the senior, will agree to meet at a local eatery to have lunch together.  The locations will be advertised in the monthly newsletter or by calling FCPR Senior Center. 
55+; Wed., July 19, Aug 16, Nov. 8; 11 am; Lunch on Your Own

FCPR Senior Programs Annual Spring Picnic & Fish Fry

Bring a desert to pass. Tickets will be sold Feb. 1-28.
55+; Fri., April 28; 11 am; Seating begins 10:30 am; $7

FCPR Senior Programs Annual Christmas Banquet

Tickets available for purchase Sept. 1-30.
55+; Wed., Dec. 13; 11 am; Cost TBD

Senior Programs Fishing Derby

The event is to be held at the Pechmann Education Center, 7489 Old Raeford Road. Trophies to be awarded for the largest catch & most caught. Note: This event has been rescheduled from May due to construction at the Fishing Center.
55+; Wed., Sept. 27; 8-10:30 am; Free


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