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 7 am.  Registrations are accepted at the Fayetteville-Cumberland Senior Center or Tokay Senior Fitness Center.  

Dine & Dash: Chilies, Morganton Road

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

House in the Horseshoe & Pik N Pig BBQ, Sanford & Carthage

Tour the residence of former four-term North Carolina Governor Benjamin Williams, which sill features fine antiques of the colonial and Revolutionary War era. After the tour, we will make the short drive to Carthage's Pik N Pig for some home-cooked North Carolina BBQ. Registration is June 1-29.
55+; Fri., July 6; Depart 9 pm; $5 (Lunch on your own)

Dine & Dash: Sweet Place, Raeford Road

Please call the Senior Center to let us know that you are interested in meeting for lunch!  Registration is on-going. 
55+; Wed., July 18; Meet at restaurant at 11 am; Free (Lunch on your own)

Dine & Dash: Olive Garden, 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., Aug.15; Meet at restaurant at 11 am; Free (Lunch on your own) 

Aycock Birthplace & McCalls BBQ, Goldsboro

Charles B. Aycock was born into a rural Wayne County home in 1859. Interested in politics from his youth, Aycock began to practice law & move up in the Democratic Party after graduation from UNC. Known as a proponent for public education, in the four years Aycock served as governor, one school had been built for each day he served in office. We will enjoy a guided tour of the facility & grounds, followed by lunch at McCalls BBQ in Goldsboro. Registration is July 2-31. 
55+; Wed., Aug. 22; Depart 8:30 am; $5 (Lunch on your own) 

Manic Monday @ Streets of Southpoint, Durham

Shop until you drop! Registration is July 2-31.
55+; Mon., Aug. 27; Depart 8:30 am; $5 (Lunch on your own)

American Music Jubilee @ Rudy Theater, Selma

This spectacular sensory performance which awaits you is a two-hour extravaganza that will make you feel as if you have been swept away to Nashville, Branson, Myrtle Beach and beyond. Lunch prior to the show at the ever-popular Robbin's Nest Restaurant in Selma. Registration is June 1-29.
55+; Thurs., Sept.20; Depart 10:15 am; $24.50 (Lunch on your own)

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

  • Bahamas Cruise: Feb. 5-10, 2019; Price dependent on cabin classification
  • Lancaster, PA: April 2-4, 2019; $409/person double occupancy
  • Nashville, Memphis, Pigeon Forge; June 2-5, 2019; $619/person double occupancy
  • Denver, Majestic Rockies, and Colorado Springs; Aug. 11-16, 2019; $2199/person double occupancy
  • Canada/New England Cruise: Sept. 5-14; 2019; Price dependent on cabin classification
  • Vermont: Oct. 14-19, 2019; $829/person double occupancy

FCPR Senior Programs also offers the following Premier World Discovery Trips for 2018 & 2019. Please contact Senior Center staff for flyers, pricing information and additional details:

  • Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta: Oct. 12, 2018; 6 days
  • Hawaii 3 Island Adventure: March 5, 2019; 9 days
  • Canadian Rockies Via Rail: June 21, 2019; 8 days
  • Black Hills, Badlands, & Legends of the West: Sept. 18, 2019; 8 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:  June 7/28, July 5, Aug. 2/9/16, Sept. 27, Nov. 22 and Dec. 27.
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., Wed. and Fri.; 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 and Poker is sure to be a hit!
55+; Fri.; 1:30 pm; Free

Spades

Looking for those interested in playing!
55+; Tues. and 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-Discontinued Until Further Notice

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., June 11, July 2; 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 Craft Classes

Please call ahead to sign-up.
55+; Wed., Aug. 15; 1:30-3 pm; Free 

 


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