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Senior Center Calendar

Event Line – (727) 893-5657

Senior Center Hours of Operation
Monday–Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fitness Center Hours
Mon-Thurs: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Important Notice: Must be a registered member of the Senior Center with information renewed annually to participate.

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GEMS Gulfport Getaways

For more information and to reserve your seat, call (727) 893-2242.

No need to be a GEMS Member to enjoy these exciting Gulfport Getaways. Call (727) 893-2242 for more information and to reserve your seat.

  • Join the Fishing Tournament at The Health & Rehab Centre at Dolphin’s View on Thursday, April 13th. All skill levels are encouraged, fishing poles and bait included, & prizes for various categories. Lunch will be provided. GEMS members $0 / Non-Members $0. Price includes roundtrip transportation.
  • The Out-to-Lunch Bunch is traveling out to 4th Street Shrimp Store on Thursday, April 20th. Enjoy this local favorite restaurant where you will find top quality seafood. GEMS members $4 / Non-Members $6. Price includes roundtrip transportation. Meals are selected from menu & paid separately.
  • Enjoy a thrilling comedy & early bird dinner at Just For Laughs Dinner Theater on Thursday, April 27th. Buffet & show cost $36, to be paid in CASH or CHECK at the theater door. GEMS members $4 / Non-Members $6. GEMS price includes roundtrip transportation.

Special Events

Quit YOUR Way– Weds., 4/5 @ 2 pm. Quitting tobacco isn’t easy. Finding help should be. Tobacco Free Florida offers free tools and services to help you get started. Pre-registration is required. Call (813) 929-1000.

Healthy Aging with Dr. CateWeds., 4/12 @ 2 pm. Find out what glucose, walnuts, and caffeine have to do with BRAIN HEALTH according to the latest research from National Center of Biotechnology Information.

Spring FlingWeds., 4/19 @ 2 pm. Help us welcome SPRING with hotdogs, sides, & pink lemonade. Classic 60’s & 70’s rock music provided by local band, Four of a Kynd. LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE. MUST obtain ticket PRIOR to the event. Limit 2 tickets per person. Tickets will be available on 4/10.

Empowerment of Health with Barbara Newborn - Mon., 4/24 @ 2pm. Barbara guides you to empower your whole being, to nourish it and give yourself exactly what you need as she discusses methods on where & how to look for answers in your body, mind, & soul.

Journey Through AfricaWeds., 4/26 @ 1:30 pm. Dr. Susan Ray wants to take you on  an armchair adventure through Southeast Africa. Slide show & discussion of culture, animals, scenery, history, archeology, & day-to-day living

Class Calendar

BE HEALTHY

Blood Sugar & Pressure: 2nd Thursday–10:30 to 11:30am (L)
Memory Screening: 2nd Monday – 9:30 to 12:30 am (2)*
Mini Health Clinic: Last Thursday–10:00am to 12:00pm (L)

BE  SUPPORTED

AA: Wednesdays – 7:30 pm (DH)
Caregivers Support: Wednesdays – 12:30 pm (2)
Diabetic Support: Mondays – 9:30 am (7)

BE CREATIVE

Art (FUNdamentals of Watercolor): Tuesdays – 10 am (6)
Art (Open Studio): Mon. @ 2 pm & Weds. @ 1 pm (6)
Art (Open Workshop): Thursdays – 9 am (6) *
Harmonica Club: Wednesdays – 9 am (6)
Knitting & Crocheting: Fridays – 9 am (DH)
New Horizons Band Practice: Tuesdays – 5 pm (DH, 7)
Seasoned Sowers Garden Club: 3rd Tuesday – 9:30 am (P)
Writers Workshop: Fridays – 9:30 am (6)

BE HELPED

Community Law Program: 3rd Friday – 9:30 am (2) **
Food Pantry: Mondays & Thursdays – 1 to 3 pm (2)*
Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc.: 4th Tuesday – 10 am (7)
Phones for Hearing Impaired:3rd Tuesday–9:30 am (7) ***
Senior Help Line: 800-963-5337
SHINE: Call for available dates – 12:30 to 3:30 pm (3)*

 BE ACTIVE

Dance Fusion: Mon-9:30 am & Thurs – 10:30 am (RC)
Italian Folk Dancers: Thursdays – 7:30 pm (DH)
Line Dancing (Beginners)
: Tuesdays – 10:30 am (SH)
Line Dancing (Intermediate): Fridays – 10:30 am (SH)
Sound Meditation: Thursdays – 11:15 am (SH)
Mindful Movement for the Mind, Body& Soul: Wednesdays – 2:30 pm (L)
Strength Training & Aerobics: Mondays & Thursdays – 1:00 pm (DH)
Tai Chi: Tuesdays & Thursdays – 9:00 am (C)
Tai Chi for Seniors: Tuesdays & Thursdays – 10:00 am (NC)
Yoga: Wednesdays – 10:00 am (C)
Yoga (Chair):Mondays–11:00am(SH)&Fridays–11:00 am (C)

BE FUN

Bingo: Fridays – 1:00 pm (DH)
Board Games: Mondays – 1:00 pm (7)
Bridge: Tuesdays (DH) & Thursdays (L) – 1:30 pm
Canasta: Wednesdays – 6:30 pm (7)
Chat Room: Fridays –1:30 pm (6)
Euchre: Tuesdays – 6:30 pm (DH)
Happy Birthday Party: Last Friday – 3:00 pm (DH)
Pinochle: Wednesdays – 6:30 pm (6)
Super Savers – Coupon Club: Fridays – 11:30 am (SB)
Wii Bowling (Competitive Team): Thursdays–1:00pm (6)

 BE SMART

AARP Safe Driving Class: 1st & 2nd Tuesday – 1:00 pm (6)*
Bridge 101: Mondays – 9:00 am (6)
Coffee Club (Investment Group): 1st Tuesday – 10:00am (7)
Computer Round-Table Discussion: Tuesdays–2:00 pm (7)
Tech Talk (iPad): 3rd Wednesday – 2:00 pm (7)
Health Talk w/ Humana (Healthy Brain): 3rd Monday-10:30 am (L)
Investment Discussion: Wednesdays – 10:00 am (7)
Italian Language: Thursdays– 6 & 7 pm (2,6,7,DH)
Mah-Jongg Instruction: Mondays – 12:00 pm (7)
Spanish I: Thursdays – 10:30 am (7)
Spanish II: Thursdays – 9:30 am (7)
The Last Word: 3rd Monday – 4:30 pm (7)

GULFPORT SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES SPONSORED BY:
CITY OF GULFPORT – www.mygulfport.us
AREA AGENCY OF AGING OF PASCO-PINELLAS, INC. – www.aaapp.org
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS – http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us
GULFPORT MULTIPURPOSE SENIOR CENTER FOUNDATION, INC. – www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org

The Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center actively seeks to support the independence and increased quality of life of its participants by encouraging involvement in programs and activities that promote their health, welfare, safety and dignity.
FMI: Contact Us
Rachel, Senior Center Supervisor – 727-893-1231
Lacy, Senior Center Coordinator – 727-893-2237
Lobby – 727-893-2259
GEMS – 727-893-2242
Fitness Center – 727-893-1108
Fax – 727-892-1112
Congregate Dining & MOW  – 727-344-2111