SENIOR PROGRAMS

The Senior Station is the Hub for Senior Activities! Whether it is our daily activities, weekly trips or special events, this is the place to be for anyone 55 and over.

 Monday – Friday

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 3500 Clifford Street, Portsmouth, VA 23707

(757) 391-3241

Billiards, Cards & Table GamesDaily9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Chair SeniorciseTuesdays & Thursdays10 a.m.
Zumba GoldTuesdays & Thursdays10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
Line DancingThursdays12:30 p.m.
Craft CornerTuesdays12:30 p.m.
Sewing ClassThursdays (Please check Newsletter for dates of sessions)1 p.m.
BingoThursdays12:30 p.m.
Bible StudyThursdays10 a.m.
Book Club2nd & 4th Fridays10 a.m.
Survival Club2nd Saturdays10 a.m.
Monday Movie ClassicMondays 2nd & 4th12:30 p.m.
Gospel Sing4th Tuesday10:30 a.m.
Red Hatters3rd Thursday (Scheduled Events)11 a.m.
Fitness RoomMonday - Friday9 a.m. - Noon & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Birthday Bash4th Thursday11 a.m.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES AT THE SENIOR STATION

Here are a few of our Trips and Special Events planned for the upcoming season:

Event:   AARP Driving Class
Date:     Oct 8, Oct 22, Nov 19, Dec 3
Time:     9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     AARP Members $15 and non-members $20
Driver Education class hosted by AARP. Pre-registration is required. Please call ( 757-391-3241) or stop by the Senior Station.

Event:   Travel – Godwin’s Market in Ahoskie, NC
Date:     Nov 8
Time:     9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     $20 per person due by Nov 1
Need to do some shopping for the upcoming holidays meals? Join us as we travel to Godwin’s for their meats, vegetables and other country and holiday items. We will also stop at the Piggly Wiggly to complete the shopping day! We will make a lunch stop on the way back home.  Traveling by motorcoach

Event:   Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon
Date:     Nov 21
Time:     11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     $10 donation due by Nov 18
Our Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon will reflect us being grateful and sharing our blessing with each other. Joins us as we fellowship, share a meal and a Thanksgiving message to start off the holiday season

Event:   The Art of Healthy Living/Sponsored by Senior Services of Southeaster Virginia
Date:     Nov 14
Time:     9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Loc:        Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th St. Virginia Beach 23451
Age:       55+
Fees:     Early registration is by October 11 at $15 per person and after that date $20.per person
This event included breakout sessions, exhibit hall, health screening, hot lunch, panel discussions and entertainment. You can also salute a Special Caregiver.Information and registration can be found on the web site. You can also register at the Senior Station. www.ssseva.org

Event:   Beginner Computer Lab (8 wk. course)
Date:     Wednesdays Oct 2- Nov 20
Time:     10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     Free
Learning to use the computer is an essential skill that everyone wants to be successful in today’s world. Technology is not going away. This will be a great way to get started. Within this class you will learn; computer basics, parts of the computer, computer programs, exploring the desktop and creating your own email account. This class is 8weeks long. Space is limited. You must have a valid facility I.D. You must be registered by the second class

Event:   Beginner Sewing
Date:     Tuesdays Oct 15 – Nov 26
Time:     12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     Free
Do you want to try something new or just brush up on you skills then join us at our beginner sewing class. Classes will be held every Tuesday beginning October 15th thru November 26th. No class will be held on November 5th. Registration dates are October 1 – 11, 2019. Project and supply list will be given on the first day of class.

Event:   Breast Cancer Awareness Week
Date:     Oct 15-18
Time:     10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     Free
A Celebration of Breast Cancer Survivors and Finding a Cure! Each day will have something special such as a speaker, prizes and we will end with a Think Pink Party!

Event:   Fall Festival
Date:     Oct 31
Time:     10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     $6 donation due by Oct 25
It’s carnival time! Come have fun with carnival games, prizes and treats. We will have an “Old Fashion Bake Off”. Stop by to get the details.

Event:   Fitness Room
Date:     Oct 1 – Dec 31
Time:     9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     Free with facility ID
Come work out in our fitness room. Our equipment will help you keep fit. You must be a registered participant. Proper athletic foot wear and gym attire is required. You must also have a valid facility I.D.

Event:   A Holiday Gathering
Date:     Dec 19
Time:     11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     $7 donation due by Dec 16
Come spend some time with your friends and share the holiday with good music, a holiday dinner, gift exchange and more. Bring a gift too receive a gift at our gift exchange

Event:   Lunch and Learn
Date:     Third Monday Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16
Time:     10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     Free
Every 3rd Monday from October – December we will address a variety of topics that are related to health wellness, financial wellness and community issues. Our goal is to keep you informed. Come out and hear the lateness information on these topics

Event:   Medicare Open Enrollment for Seniors
Date:     Oct 17
Time:     10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     Free
Do you need information or assistance with your Medicare Enrollment. Come out and get help from Bonnie Dozier, from Senior Services of Southeastern VA. Remember open enrollment dates are October 15th to December 7th.

Event:   Open Computer Lab
Date:     Oct 1 – Dec 31
Time:     9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 pm. – 4 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     Free with Facility I.D.
Open Computer Lab. You must sign in and have a valid facility I.D. In our lab you have access to the internet to search information.

Event:   Travel – Tunica and Memphis
Date:     Mar 8 – Mar 14
Time:     8 a.m. departure by motorcoach
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     $600 double occupancy or $860 single
Join us on our trip to Tunica and Memphis, Tennessee. This is a 7 day 6 night trip, traveling by motorcoach. Included are 10 meals, admission to the National Civil Rights Museum, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Beale Street and more. Travel Insurance is recommended. All information is available at the Senior Station

Event:   Senior Holiday Spectacular
Date:     Dec 12
Time:     6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Loc:        Senior Station
Age:       55+
Fees:     TBA
This will be a true Holiday Spectacular held in downtown Portsmouth. Food, music.door prizes and entertainment will light up the evening. This event is co-sponsored by the City of Portsmouth’s Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism and the Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority