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Click, BCSC ACTIVITY CALENDAR MAY 2017 for our monthly newsletter.
NEWS: Here are recent Jackson Progress-Argus articles on BCDLS programs: BCSC Members and Day-campers join up for UW Shoe-box Project, Ga Golden Olympics, SENIOR GARDEN A SUCCESS!, Eagle Scout Project benefits Seniors, Seniors-Campers fill UW Shoeboxes, 2016 Valentines Dinner & Dance, Sunshine Shuttle’s Maiden Voyage,Butts County Seniors bring home medals,”Seniors compete in nationwide virtual bowling tournament“, “Senior virtual bowling league (PHOTO GALLERY)”, “Youth program keeps kids on basketball court“, “Program provides fresh produce to local seniors“, “Youths flock to Butts County Summer Day Camp“, “Butts County tumblers headed to national meet“, “Seniors, youths team up for United Way Shoebox Project (WITH VIDEO)”, “Butts County seniors demonstrate Xbox One bowling game“, “Butts County Senior Citizens Center holds first water aerobics class“, “Lady Devils softball camp teaches fundamentals“, Young actors shine in theater camp“, “Butts County 2014 softball all-stars“, “Red Devils host youth football camp“, “Cross-country cyclists stop in Jackson“, “Butts County Extension, 4-H celebrate new location“, “Recreation volunteers honored at Hall of Fame banquet”
Numerous daily and weekly activities are offered at the Butts County Senior Center. The ones mentioned below are just a few!!!
RESISTANCE BAND CLASS-MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS,FRIDAYS 10 AM
This class, which is done from a chair, uses Resistance training (a form of slow, controlled exercise that forces your muscles to perform against tension, in this case an elastic band. Improve your muscle strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and range of motion while fighting bone loss and easing the symptoms of arthritis!
LITE WATER AEROBICS-TUESDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 3:00 PM June 2nd Through August 19th
Knee, back and shoulder pain preventing you from exercising? Our lite water aerobics is the program for you! Water-based exercise can help people with chronic diseases. For people with arthritis, it improves use of affected joints without worsening symptoms. Class is limited to 10 participants so call the center today to sign up!
BEGINNER LINE DANCE CLASSES- TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 12:30PM
No experiance needed, our dedicated volunteers we will show you the basics. Fantastic way to improve balance and coordination through dance!
RUMMY CLUB -WEDNESDAY 12:00 TO 1:00 PM
Come unleash the power of the mind through card challenges such as rummy, crazy eights, phase 10 and much more.
BILLIARDS-FREE PLAY WEDNESDAYS 10 AM TO 4 PM
For all levels of ability. Come and join fellow players for a couple rounds of pool in our game room or sign up for a tournament for your chance to win a prize.
Group singing has been scientifically proven to lower stress, relieve anxiety, and elevate endorphins. Not to mention it is just plain fun! We are looking for new members to join the BCSC Choir. This group meets to fellowship and learns new songs to add to their growing repertoire.
B.I.N.G.O-WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS 10:45 AM
Free for members. Friday is Mystery B.I.N.G.O; you never know what you could win!
DREAM WEAVERS KNITTING & CROCHET GROUP FRIDAYS 10:00 AM
For all levels of ability. One-on-one training is available. Bring your project or start one with us. Group shopping trips to pick up materials offered periodically
BIBLE STUDY-MEETS FRIDAYS 9:30 AM
Praying together and sharing victories and needs in a peaceful, respectful, and instructive atmosphere for the contemplation of God’s Word.
Now taking registration for the next session! Basic Computer classes & One on One sessions are offered at the Senior Center free of charge and thanks to our wonderful volunteer instructor Chuck Budd! Pre-Registration is required. Please call the Butts County Senior Center for class dates and to reserve your spot. We can also help with one-on-one sessions if you have a specific goal in mind but do not want to attend the class.
Upcoming Educational Programs/Services…
DAY TRIPS-Each month the BCSC takes a day trip. Pre-registration is required and space is limited so check the activity calendar monthly for dates and locations. Examples of past trips are; Blue Ridge Mountains,Savannah,Ga,The Ga Aquarium,State Capitol,Governor’s Mansion,Fishing trips,Wetumpka AL Casino, Noah’s Ark, Harriet Tubman Museum,Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, Annual SCAAA Picnic, Atlanta Braves and much much more!
Come put your crafting skills to work for a good purpose! We will be creating greeting cards & table top decorations to give to different local groups such as patients at Sylvan Grove, residents in assisted living homes, Women Infants & Children center etc.
PAL’S CLUB BIRTHDAY PARTY & MEETING-
Pal’s Club will be celebrating the birthdays of members the second Tuesday each month at 10:30 am.
BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS – Staff from Brightmoore Hospice and Venture Medical comes to the Butts County Senior Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month to conduct FREE Blood Pressure Checks. Service sponsored by Brightmoore Hospice and Venture Medical.
NAME THAT TUNE-
Join us for a fun and entertaining group game that tests your musical repertoire led by our wonderful volunteer pianist Linda Yates!