Senior Special Events
Adults aged 50 and better are encouraged to take part in any of the activities offered at the Community Center throughout the year. There is no membership fee required and programs are open to residents and non-residents. So...take a trip, get fit, celebrate an event, meet new people, have fun!
Join in the fun! Events take place at the Community Center and are free unless otherwise noted.
Lunch is served following most events. A $3.00 donation and 24 hour notice are requested.
Call 623-979-3911 for lunch reservations.
Thursday Afternoon Tea Dances
Join us each Thursday afternoon for ballroom dancing from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Live music provided by Bobby Freeman. Cost is $4.00, which includes refreshments and a door prize ticket. New dancers are always welcomed.
Friday, December 23
9:30 am – Noon
‘Tis the season to be jolly! A Cookie Walk starts off the morning followed by pictures with Santa, a sing-along, dance music by Bobby Freeman and a traditional dinner will be served with cookies for dessert. Sign up at the desk to donate cookies for the Cookie Walk.
Caribbean Cruise Party
Friday, January 20
9:30 am – Noon
The Center will be transformed into the Peoria Princess for a morning to include cruise ship gambling and music by The Iron Pan Band from Vistancia Elementary. A dessert buffet will follow lunch.
Help! We need your dessert donations for the
buffet. Please sign up at the reception desk.
Valentine’s Day Party
Tuesday, February 14
9:30 am - Noon
You won’t want to miss this annual event! We’ll begin with our “Caloric Cake Walk” followed by Valentine Bingo. Elvis will be “in the house” for our musical entertainment. Strawberry shortcake is on the menu for dessert.
We need donations of single layer cakes for the cake walk.
Step Into Spring Fun Walk
Tuesday, February 21
10:00 am - Noon
Join us at the Peoria Sports Complex, the spring training facility for the Padres and Mariners, located at 16101 N. 83rd Avenue. Includes fun walk, t-shirt, entertainment, lunch and more. Registration forms available January 3. Register by February 7 to guarantee your t-shirt is available at the walk.
Annual Senior Picnic
Wednesday, March 7
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Join us at the newly renovated Johnny Osuna Memorial Park. We’ll have lunch and entertainment by Bob Mengel. The picnic is sponsored by your Senior Activity Committee.
St. Patrick’s Day Party
Friday, March 16
9:30 am - Noon
Everyone is a little Irish today! Celebrate the green with our version of the Irish Darby and lively Irish music. You won’t want to miss the fun. Register for door prizes at the desk!
Sponsored by Alarys Home Health.
An Irish-style lunch will be served with lime sherbet for dessert.
Wild, Wild West Party
Thursday, April 5
Just horsin’ around to celebrate the traditions of the Old West! Gary Sprague and his horse, Dusty, will be the featured entertainment! BBQ Lunch will follow with apple pie for dessert.
Community Center Staff
Paula Considine, CTRS, CPRP, Recreation Supervisor
Bill Moss, Recreation Coordinator