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: Carolina Ale House, Glensford Drive

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

Dine & Dash: Highway 55, Highway 301 Location

Please call the Senior Center to let us know that you are interested in meeting for lunch! Registration in On-going. 
55+; Wed., Nov. 14; Meet at restaurant at 11 am; Free (Lunch on your own) 

Church Basement Ladies, Second Helping @ Temple Theater, Sanford

A Second Helping picks up the story in 1969, as Vietnam War protests swell and women everywhere demand equal pay for equal work. Meanwhile, the finely-tuned ladies running the church basement kitchen face changes of their own. From the elderly matriarch to the young mom-to-be, these women find strength in each other as they deal with joys & upheavals from below the House of God. Be prepared to laugh until your side hurts with this hilarious, down-to-earth charm. Lunch prior to the show @ Bay Breeze Seafood in Sanford. Registration is Nov. 1-30.
55+; Fri., Jan. 18; Depart 10:30 am; $27 resident; $32 non-resident (Lunch on your own)

Mamma Mia@ Carolina Theater, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

"Gimme, Gimme, Gimme" ABBA's greatest hits woven into a sunny, funny tale of love, laughter, and friendship. The ultimate feel-good about mother, daughter, three possible dads, and a trip down the aisle that you will never forget! Dinner prior to the show at Golden Corral in Raleigh.  Registration is Nov. 1-30.
55+; Fri., Feb. 15; Depart 4 pm; $45 resident; $50 non-resident (Dinner on your own)

Day in the Life of a Soldier

Enlist in today's Army-experience a guided tour of Fort Bragg/Pope Field, home of the largest military installation in the world. Established in 1918 for training purposes, Fort Bragg has more than 50,000 active-duty personnel. Your guided tour will showcase specific highlights of the installation and offer a glimpse into the daily operations. You will also dine in a dining facility (mess hall) for lunch. You will arrive on post at 9 am and stay until 2 pm. Activities are based on weather permitting; please wear comfortable shoes! Registration is Nov. 1-30.
55+; Thurs., Apr. 11 & 18; Depart 8:30 am; $5 resident; $10 non-resident (Lunch)

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
  • 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


WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Billiards Room: 55+; Mon.-Fri.; 8 am-5 pm; Free
Bingo: 55+; Tues.; 12:30-2 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 the following dates: Nov. 22 and Dec. 27.
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 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-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!
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

Wellness Screenings

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. For billing purposes, please bring your insurance and Medicare information.
55+; Thurs., Oct. 11 & Nov. 8; 9:30-10:30 am; Fees May Apply Based Upon Insurance Coverage

Geneology

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

Social Security

Do you have questions about Social Security? If, so please contact the center staff to set up a time.


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

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

Cumberland

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

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

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

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; 10:30 am; East Regional Library; 4809 Clinton Road

Tower's West

2nd Tues. of each month; 11 am; Contact senior center staff for location

Victory

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

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


SPECIAL EVENTS

Canvas & Coffee

Please call ahead to sign-up.
55+; Wed., Oct. 24; 8:30-11 am; Free

Crocheting with Mary Lou Green

Are you interested in learning to make covers for your clothes hangers, perhaps for yourself or as a gift?   Sign up today! Participants must already have experience with crocheting a single stitch.
55+; Wed., Oct. 24; 1 pm; 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.  Ticket deadline has been extended until Fri., Oct. 19.
55+; Wed., Dec. 12; 11 am; $15 


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