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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.

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

FEATURED EVENTS THIS MONTH

  • HBO’s “The Alzheimer’s Project” Documentary SeriesFri., 8/1 @ 10:00 am. Take a look at the faces behind the disease and the forces leading us to a cure.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt: American RoyaltyMon., 8/4 @ 3:30 pm. Eckerd College will present the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt & the ideals that made him one of the top three presidents.
  • Coffee Club Tues., 8/5 (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.
  • Tips for CaregiversWeds., 8/6 @ 1:30. Join Linda Burhans as she encourages self-care & joyful response to your role as a family caregiver.
  • Gulfport GetawaysThurs., 8/7 – Museum of History. Have a fun filled day exploring a special exhibit “The American Soldier.” This exhibit covers America at war from the Civil War to the streets of Baghdad. Call GEMS at 727-893-2242 to reserve your seat by 8/1. GEMS Members $14 / Non-GEMS Members $16.
  • These Joints are JumpingFri. 8/8 @ 11:00 pm. Join us for lots of FUN & laughter while we dance in our chairs to music we love!
  • Healthy AgingMon., 8/11 @ 2:30 pm. “Integrative Medicine 101” Education & tips on alternative medicine modalities to compliment traditional/western medicine.
  • Movie Day at the Snack Bar Tues., 8/12 (2nd Tues@ 11:00 am. Watch a Free, current movie and get a $3 lunch deal.
  • Law of AttractionWeds., 8/13 @ 1:30 pm. “Climb Out of Your Rut” Find motivation to move forward, re-direct your focus, & explore the advantages in creating new thoughts & new behaviors.
  • Monthly Blood Sugar ScreeningsThurs., 8/14 (2nd Thurs of Every Month) @ 10:30–11:30 am. Blood Sugar checks are provided by The Springs at Boca Ciega Bay.
  • Cell Phone Class Thurs., 8/14 @ 2:00 pm.  Tony & Christine from The Cell Phone Solution will be here to answer your questions about your cell phone.
  • Healthy Heart Cooking ClassThurs., 8/14 (2nd Thurs of Every Month) @ 2:30 pm. Dolphin’s View will present a Healthy Heart Cooking Class.
  • Tiki Time LuauWeds., 8/20 @ 3:00 pm. Hula on over for some tropical fun! Enjoy island foods and the ever popular photo booth. Tickets are only $4 each.
  • Happy Birthday PartyFri., 8/22 (4th Friday of Every Month) @ 3:00 pm.  A Birthday Party with cake, games, & more for everyone. Provided by Dolphin’s View.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease – Know the 10 SignsWeds., 8/27 @ 2:30 pm. Come learn from Karla Lindeen of the Alzheimer’s Association the 10 early signs & symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
  • Monthly Mini Health ClinicThurs., 8/28 (Last Thursday of Every Month) @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Blood Pressure Checks provided by Pinellas Point Nursing & Rehab Center / Vein Screenings by Premier Vein Institute.

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
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 – Beginners

Tuesday

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