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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SENIOR CENTER TRIPS

Open to all FCPR Senior Citizens 55+. Registration for day trips must be completed in person, with proper payment, and begin the first weekday of the month at 8 am.  Registrations are accepted at the Fayetteville-Cumberland Senior Center or Tokay Senior Fitness Center.  Payments by check must be made payable to "The City of Fayetteville."  All registrations must be completed on separate transactions (exception: married couples or family members residing at the same mailing address).

Dine & Dash: Little Italy, 1400 Walter Reed Road, Suite 130

Please call the Senior Center to let us know that you are interested in meeting for lunch! Registration in on-going.
55+; Wed., Nov. 13; Meet at restaurant at 11 am; Free (Lunch on your own)

Dine & Dash: PDQ, 552 N. McPherson Church Road

Please call the Senior Center to let us know that you are interested in meeting for lunch! Registration in on-going.
55+; Wed., Jan. 8; Meet at restaurant at 11 am; Free (Lunch on your own)

Holt Lake BBQ and Stanfield's General Store, Four Oaks, NC

Register early-this trip sold out last year! Registration is Dec. 2-31.
55+; Fri., Jan. 24; 9:30 am departure; $5 resident; $10 non-resident (Lunch on your own)

Food and Fun: Science and History Museums, Raleigh

Registration is Dec. 2-31.
55+; Tues., Jan. 28; 8:30 am departure; $5 resident; $10 non-resident (Lunch on your own)

"The Drifters" @ Carolina Civic Center, Lumberton

Relive this popular do-wop group's best hits, including Up on the Roof, Under the Boardwalk, This Magic Moment, There Goes My Baby, and others. The group was originally formed in the 1950's, and from the start, the term "Drifters" was used to denote performers who "drifted" in/out of the group. Dinner prior to the show at Grandson's Buffet, Hope Mills.  Registration is Dec. 2-31.
55+; Fri., Feb. 7; 4 pm departure; $25 resident; $30 non-resident (Dinner on your own)

Easter Jubilee @ Rudy Theater, Selma

He has risen, indeed! Join the cast of the Rudy as they celebrate Easter! Lunch prior to the show at Robbin's Nest Buffet in Selma. Registration is Dec. 2-31.
55+; Thurs., Mar. 19; 10 am departure; $28 resident; $33 non-resident (Lunch on your own)

Kinky Boots @ Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Winner of six Tony Awards and featuring 16 original songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this is a light-hearted, high-heeled hit that took Broadway by storm. Based on a true story of two people who have nothing in common, a struggling factory owner and a widely fabulous entertainer join forces to create a great business and even stronger friendship. Don't miss the chance to dance along with us during this fearless, upbeat musical sensation, no matter your footwear. Dinner prior to the show at Toot and Tell Restaurant, Garner. Registration is Nov. 1-29.
55+; Fri., Feb. 14; 4 pm departure; $55 resident; $60 non-resident (Dinner on your own)

FCPR Senior Programs also offers extended trips. Please contact Senior Programs Staff for flyers, pricing/payment information and additional details.

In conjunction with Premier World Discovery, FCPR Senior Programs also offers extended trips that include airfare. Please contact Senior Programs Staff for flyers, pricing/payment information and additional details:

  • Colorado Rockies, Rails, and Western National Parks; July 12-21, 2020: $3,345/person, with early booking discount available; $4395/person single occupancy. Includes train experiences aboard the Durango and Silverton Royal Gorge Railroad, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S Olympic Training Center, Denver, Vail, a Four National Parks: Mesa Verde, Arches, Canyonlands, and Great Sand Dunes
  • Music City Christmas; Dec. 4-9, 2020; $2,745/person double occupancy, with early booking discount available; $3,420/person single occupancy. Includes Graceland, Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Country Music Hall of Fame, Branson, and Holiday Dinner/Show at Opryland Resort


WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Billiards Room: 55+; Mon.-Fri.; 8 am-5 pm; Free
Bingo: 55+; Tues.; 12:30-2 pm; Wed.; 9 am-1 pm; Thurs.; 10:30 am-2:30 pm; Free
Bible Study: 55+; Fri.; 10-11 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 Thurs., Nov. 28, Dec. 26, 2019 and Jan. 2, 2020.
55+; Thurs.; 6:30-9 pm; Free

Aerobics

55+; Mon.; 9-10 am; Tues. and Thurs.; 8:30-9:30 am; Free

Water Exercise/Open Swim

Water exercise and swimming 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-12:30 pm; Fee is based upon project

Line Dancing

Groups perform at various functions throughout the city and county.
55+; Tues. and Thurs.; 9:30-10 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., Wed. and Fri.; 1:30-4:30 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.; 1-4:30 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! If interested, please contact the Senior Center.
55+; Tues. and Thurs.; 11-4:30 pm; Free

Pokeno

This combination of Bingo and Poker is sure to be a hit!
55+; Fri.; 1:30-4:30 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 


MONTHLY PROGRAMS

Tuesday Night Dance

Dance the night away the third Tues. of each month. Event to be held at Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center, 1600 Purdue Drive.
55+; 3rd Tues. of month; 6:30-8:30 pm; Free

Wellness Screenings

Autumn Care will provide free blood pressure screenings.
55+; 2nd Tues. of each month; 8:15-10 am; Free; Tokay Fitness Center
55+; 3rd Thurs. of each month; 9-10:30 am; Free; Senior Center

The Ear Masters will provide free ear wax screenings
55+; Tues., Nov. 12, Jan. 14, Mar. 10; 8:30-10 am; Free; Tokay Fitness Center

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

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+; Mon., Nov. 25; 10 am-12 noon; Free


SPECIAL EVENTS

Bowling

Join this non-competitive group for two games of bowling each month. Cost is $2/game; no shoe rental cost.
55+; Second Monday of each month (begins Nov. 11); 11:30 am; B and B Lanes (3003 Ft. Bragg Rd.)

Make It and Take It Craft Class

Cancelled until further notice

Canvas Painting Class

Cancelled until further notice

Health Education Seminars

Join Dr. Kris Falcon, of TPM Home Health Agency, as she facilitates monthly, free, information seminars on health issues relevant to senior citizens. As a Stage 2-Triple Negative Breast Cancer Survivor, Dr. Falcon brings a refreshing level of empathy, understanding, and depth to these various, well-researched information seminars. All seminars to be held in Tokay Senior Fitness Center Multi-Purpose Room from 10-11 am. Please call Tokay, at 910-433-1414 to register and ensure adequate seating.

  • Tues., Nov. 19: Elderly Abuse, Domestic Violence, and the Fear of Reporting It
  • Tues., Dec. 17: Why Seniors Need to Exercise, Without Fear of Physical Injury

Flu shots; Provided by CVS #03864 (3100 Legion Road, Hope Mills Location)

Please bring your insurance and/or Medicare information. Clinics to be held at Fayetteville-Cumberland Senior Center.
55+; Tues., Nov. 7; 9:30-11:30 am; No registration

Senior Programs Rocker-Thon

Three hours of aerobic dance, with refreshments and door prizes provided by our sponsoring agencies. $10 suggested donation, with all proceeds donated to a local non-profit.  Event held at Smith Recreation Center, 1520 Slater Avenue.  Over it's eight year history, the Rocker-Thon has now raised over $13,563 for charitable causes.
55+; Thurs., Jan. 16; 8-11 am

Twelve Days of Fitness

Just like the Christmas Song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas" participants do a cumulative workout for the day that you are on. Challenge begins Nov. 18. Register and obtain your check sheet at Tokay Senior Fitness Center. Participants who complete the challenge before 3 pm on Dec. 20 will be entered to win an FCPR Senior Programs Prize Pack. Drawing held Dec. 20 @ 3 pm (need not be present to win).

Balance and Falls Prevention Seminar

Representatives from Breakthrough Physical Therapy will be present to assess your balance, posture, and fall risk. A physical therapist will also be on site to answer any questions. Please call Tokay, at (910) 433-1414, to ensure adequate seating. Seminar held at Tokay Fitness Center.
55+; Tues., Jan. 28; 10 am; Free; On-going registration


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.

AARP # 885

2nd Mon. of each month; 10 am; Smith Recreation Center; 1520 Slater Avenue

Area ‘A’

2nd Tues. of each month; 11 am; Smith Recreation Center; 1520 Slater Avenue

Cliffdale

4th Thurs. of each month; 11 am; Cliffdale Recreation Center, 6202 Cliffdale Raod

Cumberland

1st Wed. of each month; 10 am; Cumberland United Methodist Church; 2262 George Owen Road

District II

1st Fri. of each month; 10 am; Smith Recreation Center; 1520 Slater Avenue

EE Miller Senior Club

4th Thurs. of each month; 10 am; EE Miller Recreation Center; 1347 Rim Road

Galatia Senior Club

4th Tues. of each month; noon; Galatia Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall; 8800 Galatia Church Road

Godwin-Falcon

2nd Thurs. of each month; 10:30 am; Godwin-Falcon Fire Department; 7723 Godwin-Falcon Road

Golden Connection

1st Mon. of each month; 10 am; Fayetteville Senior Center; 739 Blue Street

Grays Creek Outreach

4th Tues. of each month; 10 am; Gray’s Creek Recreation Center; 2964 School Road

Loyal Seniors

1st Thurs. of each month; 10 am; Smith Recreation Center; 1520 Slater Avenue

New Life Senior Club

3rd Fri. of each month; 10 am; Lake Rim Recreation Center; 1455 Hoke Loop Road

Seniors Aging Gracefully

1st Mon. of each month; 12 noon; Smith Chapel Free Will Baptist Church; 519 Boundary Lane

Seton

2nd Tues. of each month; 10:30 am; St. Elizabeth Ann Catholic Church Parish Hall; 1000 Andrews Road

Senior Road Runners

4th Mon. of each month; 10 am; Kiwanis Recreation Center; 352 Devers Street

Stedman

1st Thurs. of each month; 10 am; Stedman Recreation Center; 175 Circle Drive

Sunnyside/Gee Cee

3rd Thurs. of each month; 10 am; East Regional Library; 4809 Clinton Road

Westover

3rd Wed. of each month; 10 am; Westover Recreation Center; 1088 Bonanza Drive

XYZ

2nd Wed. of each month; 10 am; John Wesley United Methodist Church; 616 Cumberland Street

 


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