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Senior Citizens Services Of Muscogee County Gallops Senior Center

The Place for Active Aging 706-653-4193 Inside this issue:

Cupid Shuffle Valentine’s Day Dance and Refreshment Thursday February 14th @ 12:00 pm

Let’s do the cupid shuffle with the participants of the Gallops center. Join Gallops for a fun filled day with dancing and of course, some great refreshments. So, put on some red, your most comfortable shoes and feel free to grab your honey or a friend for some fancy dancing.

Monthly Events


Weekly Schedule


Lunch Menu


Red Hat Ladies




CENTER HOURS Mon, Wed. & Thur. 8AM-5PM


Wednesday February 20th @ 1:30 pm Since we didn’t get a chance to show off our singing skills, due to the center closing for repairs, make sure you bring your favorite karaoke songs, get ready to share your talent, and have some fun with the participants of the Gallops Senior Center. Black History Pot Luck Luncheon Thursday February 28th @ 12:00 pm Come join the Gallops center for the annual Black History Pot Luck luncheon. We will all enjoy good food, friends and learn a little bit of history during our tribute to the heritage of black history month.

Tuesday 8AM—9PM Friday 8AM—9:30PM Saturday 9AM-2PM Labor Day 8AM-3PM

Senior Phone Line (706) 320-9639 Coffee : 50 cents per cup (Please see front desk)

Director Kerri Brown Recreation Leaders Nicole Grier Cook Annie Robinson (706) 653-4193

Monday 8AM-5PM

Tuesday 8AM-5PM

Wednesday 8AM-5PM

8:45am Zumba Mix Cass 9:30am Exercise Class 10am Art Class 10am Chair Exercise 10:30 Bridge (card game) 12:30pm Canasta 1pm Crochet 1:00 pm 1:30pm Pinochle (Card Game) 3pm Chair Volleyball

9am Beginner Line Dancing 9am Ceramics 9am Bible Study 10am Line Dancing 10:30am Bridge (Card games) 1pm Bingo 3pm Choir Practice (There’s no more Tuesday night square dancing and Bridge card games.)

8:45am Zumba Mix Class 9:30 am Exercise Class 10am Sewing Class 10amChair Exercise Class 10:30am Columbus Metro Bridge Club 10:30am Bridge (Card games) 1:30pm Bid Whist (Card Game) 3:30pm Hula

Thursday 8AM-5PM

Friday 8AM-5PM

Saturday 9AM– 2 PM

8:45am Zumba Mix Class 9am Ceramics 9:30am Exercise Class

9AM T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

9am Beginner Line Dancing 9:30am Quilting 10:00am Line Dancing 1:30pm Spades & Pinochle 1:00pm Scrabble 3pm Chair Volleyball

10am Bingo 10am Chair Exercise 1:30pmBid Whist (Card Game)

New participants please come

Doors open 6:30pmTea Friday Night Dance 7:00-9:30pm Live Band

provides blankets to local

at 10AM

10AM Project Linus (2nd Saturday of every month come join this group that children.)

(The Money Band cost is $4 unless otherwise noted)

Did you know:

BINGO PARTY 3rd FRIDAY of every month


Here's the 2019 dates for the AARP Drive classes: February 21 May 23 August 22 November 21 Sign up today for a class!

Give a hug to someone here at the center to show the love we have for one another . Happy Valentine’s Day to all!!!

The Gallops Monthly meeting meets the 1st Wednesday of every month @11 am. Please join us on Wednesday, February 6, @ 11:00 am

Bring some new ideas! Come to the next advisory meeting and help us continue to make Gallops the #1 Senior Recreation center in the area. Come and join us. For more info 706-653-4193


Join us to celebrate on the 2nd Wednesday of every month to wish a Happy Birthday to our seniors celebrating that month.

Free Health Screening

Let’s play Family Feud on Thursday February 21st @ 1:00 pm. You must organize your own group of 5 to play. See Kerri to register your team.

Don’t let cupid stop your heart from getting a free health screening from Piedmont Mobile Unit every 1st Wednesday of each month from 9:30 am to 12 pm at the Gallops senior center.

Chair Volleyball is played every Monday and Thursday @ 3pm. Let’s try something new! Let’s make teams within the center so we can play each other. I KNOW this would be a fun way to play more

All participants of Gallops, let’s come together as a team with some new ideas on what we can do to make the center more active and fun. If you have any ideas, please let Kerri know.

Menu is subject to change !! $3 Monday

$5 Tuesday

$5 Wednesday

$3 Thursday

$3 Friday 1

Chicken Sala w/lettuce & tomatoes Deviled eggs crackers Drink

Turkey or Ham sandwich Chips Drink




Cheese Burger Lettuce/ tomato French fries Drink









Vegetable soup Crackers Drink 28

Black History Pot Luck Luncheon


Tuna salad Lettuce & tomatoes Crackers Chips Drink

AARP CLASS Baked chicken Rice/ field pea Corn bread/ Yams Drink 27

Baked chicken Green beans Corn Roll / Pie Drink

Hot Dogs w/chili French fries Drink


Pre-Valentine’s Day Refreshments

Fried pork chops Mashed Potatoes Lima beans Roll Drink


Roast pork Mac & cheese/ Broccoli Roll/ cake Drink


Cook’s Choice

Meat loaf Mashed potatoes Turnips/ corn bread Pie/ Drink

Liver & Onion Rice / mixed vegetables Roll / Dessert Drink

President’s Day


Fish w/ French fries Cole slaw Hush puppies Pie /Drink

Turkey Wings Black eye peas Collard Greens Corn Bread / Dessert Drink

Vegetable soup Grilled cheese or crackers Drink

Sub sandwich Chips Drink


Spaghetti w/garlic bread Green beans/ cake Drink

Senior Citizen Services of Muscogee County meeting at the Gallops Center 1212 15th Street Columbus GA 31901

Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage Paid Columbus, GA Permit 131

“The Bee Dazzling Red Hatters” Come join the Red Hat Society on February 11th @ 11:30 am to celebrate Valentine’s Day at Olive Garden on 5555 Whittlesey Blvd in Columbus. Let’s all dress up in red from head to toe with our big red hats! We will meet at Gallops on February 25th @ 12:00 pm for a Mardi

Gras party in the Bingo room. Please bring finger foods and come dressed in your favorite Mardi Gras outfit. There will be a prize for the best Mardi Gras mask. Please contact the Queen Bling Barbara Majcher with any questions (706)888-0192.

AARP Greater Columbus AARP meets the 3rd Thursday of every month. 9:30 am (Executive Board Meeting) & 11 am (Regular Monthly Meeting Nathaniel Thomas President P.O. Box 8565, Columbus, Ga. 31908(706)570-1476

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Gallops Senior Newsletter: Issue 2  

Gallops Senior Newsletter: Issue 2