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GULFPORT MULTIPURPOSE SENIOR CENTER
5501  27th Avenue S., Gulfport, FL 33707

Senior Center Hours of Operation

Monday–Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fitness Center SUMMER Hours

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

Rachel – 727-893-1231
Lobby – 727-893-2259
GEMS – 727-893-2242
Fax – 727-892-1112
Joe – Neighborly Dining Program – 727-344-2111

SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR – DOWNLOAD (printable pdf)
CURRENT CLASS CALENDAR -DOWNLOAD (printable pdf)

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

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.

JULY  2014 SPECIAL EVENTS

NEW!!! Computer Classes @ the Senior Center
offered by the Gulfport Library

* Beginner Class – Every Tuesday @ 2:00 pm – This class is a great opportunity to learn the basic functions of computers. – FREE.
* Advanced Class – Every Wednesday @ 2:00 pm – Ready to learn a little more? Join the Wednesday class for a more in depth look at how to use your computer. – FREE

  • Coffee Club – Tuesday, 7/1 (1st Tues. of Every Month) @ 10:00 am. Coffee and Doughnuts are provided by Scott O’Berry as you discuss current events, the economy and investing.
  • Stars & Stripes BBQ Celebration – Thursday, 7/3 @ 1:00 pm. – Eat, Drink, & Celebrate Freedom at a Good Old Fashioned Bar-B-Q with hotdogs, potato salad, watermelon, dessert, & lots of fun. Get your tickets now for only $5.00 each.
  • Movie Day at the Snack Bar – Tuesday 7/8 (2nd Tues@ 11:00 am. Watch a Free, current movie and get a $3 lunch deal.
  • Life is in the Blood – Wednesday, 7/9 @ 2:00 pm. Blood Analyst, Debi McArthur will analyze a drop of blood to show what different cells look like & what they mean.
  • Gulfport Getaways – Thursday, 7/10 – Heritage Village. Experience life in the 19th century at Heritage Village featuring historic structures including a schoolhouse, church, railroad depot, & historic homes. Call GEMS at 727-893-2242 to reserve your seat by 7/2. GEMS Members $10/Non-GEMS Members $12
  • Monthly Blood Sugar Screenings – Thursday, 7/10 (2nd Thurs of Every Month) @ 10:30–11:30 am. Blood Sugar checks are provided by The Springs at Boca Ciega Bay.
  • Healthy Heart Cooking Class – Thursday, 7/10 (2nd Thurs of Every Month) @ 2:30 pm. Dolphin’s View will present a Healthy Heart Cooking Class.
  • Understanding the Risks in Retirement – Wednesday, 7/16 @ 2:30 pm. Cynthia Touchton of Stifel Investment Services will share financial planning strategies that will prevent you from running out of money in your lifetime.
  • Day of Pampering – Tuesday, 7/22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Heatherlee with Mary Kay will take the first 10 people who sign up and give them a complete makeover.
  • NEW DAY! – Happy Birthday Party – Friday, 7/25 (4th Friday of Every Month) @ 3:00 pm. A Birthday Party with cake, games, & more for everyone. Whether you are celebrating a Birthday or not, this party is for you! Provided by Dolphin’s View.
  • Worried About The High Cost Of Long Term Care? Afraid You Can’t Get Medicaid” – Monday, 7/28 @ 2:30 pm. Don’t miss out! Come hear April Hill, Elder Law Attorney, explain how to prepare for the high cost of Long Term Care with insurance, private funds, or Medicaid.
  • Monthly Mini Health Clinic – Thursday, 7/31 (Last Thursday of Every Month) @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Blood Pressure Checks provided by Pinellas Point Nursing & Rehab Center

 

Group/Event

Day

Time

Notes

AA Group

Wednesday

7:30 pm Dining Hall
AARP Safe Driving Class

1st & 2nd Tuesday

1:00 pm  Room 106,   CALL 893-5657 Must attend both Classes *$
Art – Open Studio

Monday

2:00 pm Room 106
Art – Watercolor

Wednesday

1:00 pm Room 106
Art – Workshop

Thursday

9:00 am Room 106   * $
Bingo

Friday

1:00 pm Dining Hall   *$
Blood Pressure Clinic

Last Thursday of the Month

10:00 am– Noon Theater Lobby, Provided by: Pinellas Point Nursing & Rehab Center
Blood Sugar Checks

2nd Thursday of the Month

10:30 – 11:30 am Theater Lobby, Provided by The Springs at Boca Ciega Bay
Board Games (Dominoes, Mah-Jongg, Cribbage)

Monday

1:00 pm Room 107
Bridge (Contract)

Tues & Thurs

2:00 pm  
Cards Games

Wednesday

6:30 pm Canasta & Pinochle
Caregivers Support Group

Wednesday

12:30 pm Room 107
Chat Room

Friday

1:30 pm Room 106
Coffee Club – Investment Discussion Group

1st Tuesday

10:00 am Snack Bar Area, Provided by Scott O’Berry with Edward Jones
Community Law Program

3rd Friday

9:30 am Call 582-7480 to Qualify
NEW!   Computer Class –Beginner

Tuesday

2:00 pm Room 107 – Provided by The Gulfport Library
NEW!   Computer Class – Advanced

Wednesday

2:00 pm Room 107 – Provided by The Gulfport Library
Diabetic Support Group

Monday

9:30 am Room 107
Euchre

Tuesday

6:30 pm Room 107
Happy Birthday Party!!

4th Friday

3:00 pm Room 107-Provided by Dolphin’s View
Harmonica Club

Wednesday

9:00 am Room 106
Hearing Loss Support Group

1st & 3rd Monday

2:00 pm Room 102
Investment Discussion

Wednesday

10:00 am Room 107
Italian – Intermediate

Monday

6:00 pm Room 106 
Italian Folk Dancers

Tuesday

7:30 pm Dining Hall
Line Dancing–Intermediate

Friday

10:30 am Scout Hall, 5315 28th Ave S
Memory Screening Clinic

2nd Monday

9:00–11:30 am MUST call 727-893-5657 to schedule your screening
Phones – Hearing Impaired

3rd Tuesday

9:30 am Room 107, Family Center on Deafness. Call 727-399-9983 to qualify
SHINE [Health Insurance ]

1st & 3rd Tuesday

12:00-3:00 pm Room 102, By app’t ONLY893-5657
Spanish – Intermediate  

Thursday

9:30 am Room 107
Strength Training & Aerobics

Mon & Thurs

1:00 pm Dining Hall
Super Savers – Coupon Club

Friday

11:30 am Room 102
Tai Chi – Beginners & Advance

Tuesday & Thursday

9:15 am Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd S., *$
Tai Chi for Seniors

Tuesdays & Thursdays

10:00 am Neighborhood Center -
1617 49th St S
Wii Bowling

1st & 3rd Tuesday

6:30 pm Room 106
Wii Bowling

Thursday

1:00 pm Room 106, *$
Writers Workshop

Friday

9:30 am Room 106
Yoga

Wednesday

10:30 am Scout Hall, 5315 28th Ave. S
Yoga – Chair

Monday

11:00 am Scout Hall, 5315 28th Ave. S

 

*$ = This class collects donations or money for supplies.