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”
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: 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)
Food & Fun,Town of Swansboro
Enjoy a day of sightseeing, shopping, and lunch. Note: There will be a substantial amount of walking; please wear comfortable shoes! Registration is Aug. 1-31.
55+; Wed., Sept. 12; Depart 8 pm; $5 (Lunch on your own)
Dine & Dash: Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steak Burgers, Ramsey Street
Please call the Senior Center to let us know that you are interested in meeting for lunch! Registration is on-going.
55+; Wed., Sept.19; Meet at restaurant at 11 am; Free (Lunch on your own)
Billy Graham Library, Charlotte
Explore the life of Billy Graham through a self-guided tour & have lunch on the library grounds. Registration is Aug. 1-31.
55+; Wed., Oct. 3; Depart 7 am; $5 (Lunch on your own)
"Ghost" @ Temple Theater, Sanford
Longtime couple Sam and Molly are happily in love and living together in Brooklyn during this timeless fantasy about the power of love. Walking back to their apartment one night, they are mugged at gunpoint, leaving Sam murdered on a dark alley. With the help of a storefront psychic, Sam tries to communicate with Molly. Lunch prior to the show @ Bay Breeze Restaurant in Sanford. Registration is Aug. 1-31.
55+; Wed., Oct. 26; Depart 10:30 am; $27 (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-Sight/Sound Theater Production of "Noah:" April 2-4, 2019; $409/person double occupancy; $499/person single occupancy
- New Orleans; May 19-24, 2019; $879/person double occupancy; $1,199/person single occupancy
- Nashville, Memphis, Pigeon Forge; June 2-5, 2019; $619/person double occupancy; $750/person single occupancy
- Vermont: Oct. 14-19, 2019; $829/person double occupancy' $1129/person single occupancy
- Bahamas/Cuba Cruise: March 30-April 4; 2020; Price dependent on cabin classification
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:
- 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
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 the following dates: Aug. 2/9/16, Nov. 22 and Dec. 27.
55+; Thurs.; 6:30-9 pm; Free
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
55+; Fri.; 9 am and 12:30 pm; Fee is based upon project
Groups perform at various functions throughout the city and county.
55+; Tues. and Thurs.; 9:30 am; Free
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
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
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
This combination of Bingo and Poker is sure to be a hit!
55+; Fri.; 1:30 pm; Free
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
Highland House will provide blood pressure screenings.
55+; 1st Thurs. of each month; 9-10:30 am; Free
CVS Owen Drive will provide flu shots, TDAP, Shingles, Pneumonia, Meningitis, and Hepatitis B vaccines. Please bring your insurance and Medicare information.
55+; 3rd Tues. of each month; 9:30-11:30 am; Free
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
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
Do you have questions about Social Security? If, so please contact the center staff to set up a time.
55+; Mon., Sept. 17; 10 am-12 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.
AARP # 885
2nd Mon. of each month; 10 am; Smith Recreation Center; 1520 Slater Avenue
2nd Tues. of each month; 11 am; Smith Recreation Center; 1520 Slater Avenue
Beaver Dam Harvesters
1st Tues. of each month; 10 am; Beaver Dam Fire Department; 11042 NC 210
Church of the Open Door Owls
1st Fri. of each month; 6 pm; Church of the Open Door; 4445 Cliffdale Road
Cliffdale Senior Club
Last Thurs. of each month; 11 am; Cliffdale Recreation Center; 6404 Cliffdale Road
1st Wed. of each month; 10 am; Cumberland United Methodist Church; 2262 George Owen Road
Cumberland County Association of Indian People (CCAIP)
3rd Mon. of each month; 10:30 am; CCAIP Center; 2173 Downing Road
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
2nd Thurs. of each month; 10:30 am; Godwin-Falcon Fire Department; 7723 Godwin-Falcon Road
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
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
Northwood Temple – Senior Eagles
2nd Thurs. of each month; 6 pm; Northwood Temple; 4250 Ramsey Street
Praise Fellowship Church of God
4th Wed., 10 am; 501 Adams Street
Seniors Aging Gracefully
1st Mon. of each month; noon; Smith Chapel Free Will Baptist Church; 519 Boundary Lane
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
1st Thurs. of each month; 10 am; Stedman Recreation Center; 175 Circle Drive
3rd Thurs. of each month; 10:30 am; East Regional Library; 4809 Clinton Road
2nd Tues. of each month; 11 am; Contact senior center staff for location
4th Wed. of each month; 11 am; Contact senior center staff for location
3rd Wed. of each month; 10 am; Westover Recreation Center; 1088 Bonanza Drive
2nd Wed. of each month; 10 am; John Wesley United Methodist Church; 616 Cumberland Street
Senior Programs Craft Classes
Please call ahead to sign-up.
55+; Wed., Aug. 15, Sept. 12; 1:30-3 pm; Free
Canvas & Coffee
Please call ahead to sign-up.
55+; Wed., Oct. 24; 8:30-11 am; Free
Save the Date: Senior Programs 43rd Annual Christmas Banquet
Event to be held at Bordeaux Conference Center. Seating begins no earlier than 10:30 am. Tickets will be on sale Sept. 4-28.
55+; Wed., Dec. 12; 11 am; $15