Seniors 55+

Cake Day
Come enjoy great cakes, good friends and BINGO! Participants are invited to bring their favorite baked item on the 1st Monday of the month, everyone takes a turn so get on the list.
Ages: 55+
Day: 1st Friday of the month
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Recreation Center
Free!

Senior Game Day
All seniors are invited to join the fun! Play Bingo, Cards, Dominoes and more.
Ages: 55+
Day: Monday
Time: 1:00-3:30 pm
Location: Recreation Center
Free!

Senior Morning Workout
A wide range of exercises and fun routines are incorporated into this class with the unique needs of seniors in mind. The primary focus is on functional strength and stability as well as basic cardio endurance. All levels are welcome and many modifications are provided.
Day: Mon. Wed. Fri. 9:00 am 9:45 am
Fee: R $36.00 / NR $39.00
Dates: 12/12-2/3 and 2/6-3/31
Instructor: Anna Tennet
Location: Community Center
 

 ARTS PROGRAMS

DRUMMING PROGRAMS

HEALTH-RHYTHMS: for Wellness
8 weeks 1 hour Seniors, Adults
Session 1: Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 Jan 31 thru March 28 (No class on Tuesday February 28 th )
Session 2: Tuesdays 10-30- 11:30 April 4 thru May 23rd
$40 Min. 6, Max 35

Gather with friends and celebrate the pulse of life through the music and rhythm of drum &percussion instruments from around the world. The facilitator will engage everyone using ice-breakers, rhythmic games, guided imagery, inspirational beats, until your group ends up with its own unique rhythm-song. Drumming tips will be offered as needed. No rhythm? No problem. We have something just for you! Windows of communication allow for sharing positive themed metaphors. Benefits include: exercise, boosting immune system, stress-relief, inspiration, creative self-expression, social connection, laughter and fun. No experience necessary.

ART  PROGRAMS

OIL PAINTING
8 weeks, 2 hours, Senior & Adults
Session 1: Mondays 1:30 -3:30 Jan. 30-March 27 th (No class Feb 27)
Session 2: Mondays 1:30- 3:30 April 3-May 22 nd
$60 min 6, max 20

Enjoy fellowship and creative self-expression while learning to oil paint a picture of your own choosing. The first class will cover what makes a good painting “great” and reviews how to select a good subject, and basic painting concepts. Students will each select a subject to paint, and the rest of the classes are for painting your own original piece of art. The instructor will guide you through the process and offer personalized coaching, as needed. Dress for a mess.

 

MONTHLY/SINGLE SESSION EVENTS

PAINT PARTIES
Single Session Events, 2 hours held once a month, Alternate Adults, Adult/Teen, Families
Session 1: Adults, 7-9pm,Thursday Feb 9h
Session 2: Adults & Teens, 7-9pm, Thursday, March 9th
Session 3: Family Paint Night 6:30-8:30pm, Thursday, April 13
Session 4: Adults, 7-9pm Thursday, May 11th
$30each, or $50 for a couple min 6, max 20

Gather with friends, get inspired and paint a painting! The artist displays a completed painting and demonstrates how to paint it from start to finish, while guiding you through the process one step at a time. By the end of the 2 hr session, you will have a completed piece of artwork, painted in your own unique style! All art supplies are provided. No experience necessary.

MARENGO COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE
Every 3rd Sunday of the Month, 1 hour, all ages
Session 1: Sunday 12:30-1:30pm, Fabruary 19 th must register by Feb 18th
Session 2: Sunday 12:30-1:30pm March 19 th must register by Mar 18th
Session 3: Sunday 12:30-1:30pm May 21 st must register by May 20th
Adults $8 or $20 for all three sessions. Children/Teens $5, min 8, max 60

Drum up some fun at this interactive community experience that is inspirational, therapeutic & invigorating. Drums & Percussion Instruments from around the world are provided, or you can bring your own. The facilitator will engage everyone with rhythm games and activities, share tips as needed, and encourage you to find your creative spirit. It’s a great way to release stress, share creativity, and connect with neighbors and community. No rhythm? No problem-we have instruments just for you. NO music or drumming experience is required. All ages and those with special needs are welcome to come and celebrate life! (Children under 12 must be accompanied by adult, children 6 or under free, but please included in reservation if participating)

TEEN HANGOUT NIGHT
Every 2 nd Friday of the month, 1.5 hours, teens 13+
Session 1: Friday 6-7:30pm February 10th
Session 2: Friday 6-7:30pm March 10th
Session 3: Friday 6-7:30pm April 14th
Session 4: Friday 6-7:30pm May 12th
$5 drop in fee, min 4 no max

This is a night just for teens to hang out and have fun socializing, playing ping-pong, enjoying music, games, snacking, hula hooping, etc. Teens can help plan special activities if they desire to, or just have unstructured hang-out time.