Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in Current Events, What's New in the Commnunity | Comments Off on NORTH MECK SENIOR CENTER JULY ACTIVITIES

1. Ice Cream Social and Summer Fun Day

Thursday – July 19, 2012 1:00 – 3:00pm

Who doesn’t like ice cream and especially in the good ole summertime??

We’ll have ice cream and all the fixin’s and some fun activities for all to enjoy as well.

So come on and enjoy.   We’ll have sugar free options as well.


2.  Movies and Popcorn – FREE

2nd and 4th Thursdays at 1:00

Thursday, July 12 – Blindside

Thursday, July 26 – The Help

No need to register, just come and enjoy some popcorn and entertainment.


  1. 3.      First Monday of the Month Birthday Bash


11:30am – Birthday Bash Pot Luck Lunch.   Everyone invited.  Bring a dish to share for the pot-luck luncheon. Those with the birthday of the month will be honored.

Free to all.  Monday, July 2, 2012.   Please pre-register 704-875-1270





4. Book Club

Second Friday Monthly

Book club is taking July and August off.  Please come to the center on August 10 to receive the book for September’s meeting which will be on September 14th at 1:00pm


5. Knit/Crochet Club.  We’ve had some donations of yarn lately.  The club is really growing and more and more people are coming who have never knitted or crocheted before.   Everyone is so friendly and helps all the newbies as well as sharing patterns with everyone. We continue to make prayer shawls, lap robes and baby hats to be donated to local charities.  And this group has begun to create beautiful items for our Fall Craft Festival. All levels of experience welcome. Instruction available. Please bring your own needles and materials if you have them. Come and enjoy others who love this craft.

FREE   Mondays at 1:00pm


6. Spice Lectures (Senior Programs of Interest and Continuing Education)

Always free and open to the community

Snacks and Beverages available for a time of socialization after the lecture.


Lecture #1 – Rev. Claude Forehand

Date: Friday, July 13, 2012

Time: 10:30 – 11:45am

Topic: Laughter and Joy


Lecture #2   Mr. Arthur Bartlett

Date: Friday, July 27, 2012

Time: 10:30am – 11:45am

Topic: Legal Services for the Elderly of the Southern Piedmont

Please pre-register at 704-875-1270 for all lectures/Walk-ins always welcome.



7. Out to Lunch Bunch

3rd Monday Monthly

Monday, July 16, 2012 – 12:30pm

Please call 704-875-1270 for information.


8. Open Games Day  Free to all.

1st and 5th Fridays Monthly

July 6, 2012 –   9:00AM – 12:00PM  Come join us for Cribbage, Scrabble, Chess, Checkers, cards work on a puzzle and more.  Bring a friend, bring lots of friends.  And if you have a favorite game, bring it as well.


9 . Open Wii Bowling

Fridays, 9:00- 11:00    FREE to all.

Learn how to bowl with the Wii Machine and exercise your body, mind and sense of humor. It is great for increasing your hand/eye coordination.

It is FREE to all and is every Friday, 9:00am – 11:00am



The following programs have a fee, one for discount card holders, and the other for those who do not have an annual discount card.  Remember, however, that you don’t need a discount card to come and enjoy our programs.


1.Easy Does It Strength Training Class Keep your bones and your muscles strong using hand weights and exercise tubes.  Improve your flexibility, blood pressure, range of motion, bone density, and posture. This class is on-going. Newcomers welcome.

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am Mondays and Wednesdays

Fees:   $32.00 /month.  $16.00/month with discount card


2. Tai Chi

Tuesdays at 9:00am at the Hut at Mt. Zion UMC, Cornelius Join Tai Chi Instructor Mike Gentile as he leads Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi, recommended for all older adults.  Benefits include increased balance, coordination, and strength, all of which greatly benefit older adults.

Fees: $30.00/month.  $25.00/month with discount card


3. Line Dance Class  This class is for persons of all abilities who want to enjoy a good time of dancing for exercise and fun.

Fees:   $20.00/month.   $10.00/month with discount card

Thursdays at 9:30am


4. Bingo – Two cards is the limit and we ask that you donate $2.00 per person to help with purchasing prizes, which you will get every time you win.

Tuesdays at 1:00pm


5. Hand and Foot Card Game   Wednesdays at 10:00am

This card game, based on Canasta, is easy to learn and very addictive.

Fees: $2.00/day.   Free with discount card


6. Pinochle Thursdays – 11:00am

Fees: $2.00/day.   Free with discount card


7.  Mexican Train

First and third Thursdays every month.   10:00am  – Bring your lunch

Fees: $2.00/day.   Free with discount card


8. Bid Whist – Tuesdays 12:30pm

Fees:    $2.00/day.  Free with discount card


9. Greeting Cards and Paper Folding Techniques Class with Beverly Terry

Make your own greeting cards using a variety of paper folding techniques under the expert tutelage of instructor, Beverly Terry.  Beverly has been teaching for many years and is the owner of her own shop in Cornelius called Terryfic Times.  Thursday July 26, 10:30am – 12:30pm

$10.00 per person and all materials are included.

As always, please pre-pay and pre-register.  (704-875-1270)



10.  Monthly Luncheon  

Enjoy a healthy lunch and gather with special friends.

Friday, July 20, 2012, 11:30am – 1:00pm    MUST Pre-register and pre-pay -704-875-1270

Fees: $8.00/ $4.00 with discount card

Caterer and Sponsor:  TBA.



11. Lunch at Tenders Fresh Food every third Wednesday of each month from 11:00am –3:00pm.  This month it is Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A percentage of all the proceeds for that day are donated to our center.  Invite your friends and neighbors to help with this great cause.



Classes with fees will NOT be pro-rated due to participant absence.

AnnualDiscount Card of $52.00 per person/ $90.00 per couple      704-875-1270

AnnualDiscount Card of $52.00 per person/ $90.00 per couple

Card Type Amount Gifts Received Tax Deductions Card Color
 Platinum Supporter $150 (single)

$190 (couple)

Receive Annual Discount Card, CMSC Tote Bag, Insulated Cup with lid and straw, and CMSC Emblem $88 (single)

$90 (couple)

 Gold Supporter $100 (single)

$140 (couple)

Receive Annual Discount Card, plus Insulated Cup with lid and straw, and CMSC Emblem $43 (single)

$45 (couple)

 Bronze Supporter $75 (single)

$115 (couple)

Receive Annual Discount Card and CMSC car magnet or decal $21 (single)

$22 (couple)

 Annual Discount $52 (single) $90 (couple) Receive 25% to 50% off on classes and activities   Blue


 Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. is a United Way Agency

Please note that classes with fees will NOT be pro-rated due to participant absence.


The Mission of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc.

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers exist to enrich the lives of seniors through programs and services that will improve their health and wellness, decrease their loneliness and isolation,and provide social, economic and educationtal opportunities.

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