Reinventing The Senior Center
November - December 2019
TOWN OF FLOWER MOUND
SENIORS IN MOTION Flower Mound Senior Center 2701 West Windsor Drive www.ﬂower-mound.com/seniors 972.874.6110
FLOWER MOUND SENIOR CENTER HOURS MONDAYS............................8 A.M. TUESDAYS........................... 8 A.M. WEDNESDAYS......................8 A.M. THURSDAYS.........................8 A.M. FRIDAYS...............................8 A.M.
5 P.M. 8 P.M. 5 P.M. 8 P.M. 5 P.M.
SENIOR CENTER STAFF Jaime Jaco-Cooper....Senior Center Manager Nicole Brasher...........Programs Coordinator Jon Almeida.............Programs Coordinator Cheryl Dudich..............Recrea on Specialist Mary Ann Dull..............Recrea on Specialist Colleen Bahe...............Recrea on Specialist Nikole Sisneros ............Recrea on Specialist
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NOVEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS REGISTRATION: Members are asked to register for special events and trips. Members may register star ng at 9 a.m. at the Flower Mound Senior Center, at the Community Ac vity Center, or online at h ps://ac venet.ac ve. com/flowermoundparksandrec. Registra on order will be on a ﬁrstcome, ﬁrst-served basis. Payment for trips and events are due at the me of registra on and can be made with cash, check, or credit card. REGISTRATION DATES: • Residents - Monday, October 21 • Non-Residents - Wednesday, October 23 NOVEMBER LUNCH & LEARNS Learn while you lunch! Join Seniors In Moon during the lunch hour for educa onal seminars and a free lunch. All seminars begin at noon. Must register for lunch. • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6: “Traveling to Alaska” presented by Expedia Cruise Ships. • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13 “Re rement: Making Your Money” presented by Ray Glenn, Edward Jones. YARN BOMBING *CULTURAL ARTS MONTH* MONDAY, NOV. 4 • 11 A.M. FREE • CONFERENCE ROOM November is Cultural Arts Month in Flower Mound, and the SIM program will be celebra ng with fun art projects all month long. The ﬁrst project will be to yarn-bomb the front column of the building. Staﬀ and volunteers will wrap the column with colorful yarn, home-made granny squares, and kni ed pieces. Par cipants can help wrap or bring homemade yarn projects to add! BENEFITS COUNSELING TUESDAY, NOV. 5 • 10 A.M. FREE • CONFERENCE ROOM RSVP BY NOV. 1 On the ﬁrst Tuesday of each month, trained counselors from the Area Agency on Aging will meet with SIM members one-on-one to answer ques ons regarding beneﬁts and services available to senior ci zens. MOVIE & PIZZA: HAMPSTEAD TUESDAY, NOV. 5 • 5 P.M. • $2 BALLROOM A • RSVP BY NOV. 4 SIM will screen the movie Hampstead [PG13] starring Diane Keaton. An American widow ﬁnds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home. Sponsored by Heaven at Home.
MEET THE FLOWER MOUND CULTURAL ARTS COORDINATOR *CULTURAL ARTS MONTH* THURSDAY, NOV. 7 • 1 P.M. • FREE BLUEBONNET • RSVP BY NOV. 6 The Town of Flower Mound recently hired Krissi Oden to be the Community and Cultural Arts Progams Coordinator. Ms. Oden will visit the Senior Center to meet SIM members and discuss upcoming projects including Vision Journals and the Cultural Arts Fair. Learn how to become involved with the arts in Flower Mound! VETERANS CELEBRATION FRIDAY, NOV. 8 • 11 A.M. • $4 BALLROOM • RSVP BY NOV. 5 Seniors In Mo on will celebrate the brave men and women who honored our country with their service. Enjoy a special patrio c performance by Rhonda Medina followed by a delicious lunch of pot roast and mashed potatoes. Veterans eat free! Sponsored by Ladera Ac ve Adult Living. NEWCOMER MEET & GREET FRIDAY, NOV. 8 • 1 P.M. • FREE CONFERENCE ROOM • RSVP BY NOV. 6 Meet the newest Seniors In Mo on members at this fun social. Par cipants will get important informa on about the SIM program and meet new SIM friends. Sponsored by Amerilife. INTERGENERATIONAL MENTORING *NEW* MONDAY, NOV. 11 • 10 A.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY NOV. 8 Interested in partnering with girls from Na onal Charity League (NCL) for an ongoing mentorship program? Help plan events with mother and daughter duos and develop a las ng rela onship between genera ons. Come to this informa onal mee ng to meet and learn more and give sugges ons. MEAT & MEET *NEW* TUESDAY, NOV. 12 • 5 P.M. • FREE PATIO • RSVP BY NOV. 8 Meet on the pa o with freinds and bring your choice of meat to grill up for dinner. There will be music, cornhole, bocce, horseshoes, and plenty of food. Free if you bring your own meats to grill or a potluck dish to share. $2 for a hotdog. Sponsored by Amerilife. DINNER BUNCH WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13 • 5 P.M. GABRIELLA & SOFIA’S • NO RSVP Meet up with the SIM Dinner Bunch for good food and friends at Gabriella & Sophia’s Tex-Mex located at 9300 Parker Square Road in Flower Mound.
MOVIE & A MEAL: APOLLO 11 FRIDAY, NOV. 15 • 10 A.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY NOV. 13 Join SIM friends to watch the movie, Apollo 11 [G]. Never-before-seen footage and audio recordings take you straight into the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission as astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins embark on a historic trip to the moon. Lunch will be served following the movie. BUTTERFLY GARDEN ROCK PAINTING *CULTURAL ARTS MONTH* FRIDAY, NOV. 15 • 1 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY NOV. 14 Join SIM in celebra ng Cultural Art Month by pain ng rocks for the bu erﬂy garden! Create beau ful rocks that will inspire and bring a smile to visitors of the SIM Bu erﬂy garden. All supplies provided. HOLIDAY TRAVEL TIPS *NEW* TUESDAY, NOV. 19 • 1 P.M. • FREE ARMADILLO • RSVP BY NOV. 18 Traveling this holiday season? Discover ps and tricks to make holiday travel a breeze. Learn about the best days to travel, ps for packing, and TSA rules for airline ﬂights. GOALCAST TUESDAY, NOV. 19 • 6 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY NOV. 18 Join SIM friends to watch the Goalcast “80 Year Old Deshun Wang Does Not Give Up on His Dreams.” See how Wang does not let age be a limita on for achieving his dreams. “No one can keep you from success except you.” – Deshun Wang SINGLES NIGHT OUT HOLIDAY PARTY TUESDAY, NOV. 19 • 5:30 P.M. • $8 BALLROOM B • RSVP BY NOV. 15 Join other SIM singles to celebrate the upcoming holidays! Enjoy a catered dinner of baked chicken and home-style sides. Then, play fun holiday games like singobingo and a white elephant gi exchange. Please bring a wrapped gi (valued at $15) for the gi exchange. COWBOY CAMPFIRE THURSDAY, NOV. 21 • 6 P.M. • $2 PATIO • RSVP BY NOV. 19 Spend an evening line dancing and enjoy an autumn evening under the stars. Mark Wardlaw will bring the country charm while everyone enjoys a light dinner and s’mores by the ﬁre. THANKSGIVING LUNCH THURSDAY, NOV. 21 • FRIDAY, NOV. 22 NOON • $4 • BALLROOM A RSVP BY NOV. 15 Join SIM friends for the annual Thanksgiving lunch. Enjoy a tradi onal Thanksgiving lunch of turkey, dressing, and sides. Please bring a dessert to share and a dona on to the CCA Food Pantry.
NOVEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS STORYTIME WITH LIZ FRIDAY, NOV. 22 • 1 P.M. • FREE NO RSVP REQUIRED Join storyteller Liz Covington for the Na ve American legend of the white buﬀalo and the buﬀalo woman. TED TALKS TUESDAY, NOV. 26 • 6 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY NOV. 25 Join SIM friends to watch and discuss Elizabeth Dunn’s Ted Talk “Helping Others Makes Us Happier.” Research shows that helping others makes us happier, but in her groundbreaking work on generosity and joy, social psychologist Elizabeth Dunn found that there’s a catch: it ma ers how we help. Learn how to make a greater impact and boost our own happiness if we make one key shi in how we help others. DECK THE HALLS WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27 • 10 A.M. • FREE NO RSVP REQUIRED Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies while helping SIM staﬀ decorate the Flower Mound Senior Center for the holidays!
Sunday, November 3, 1 to 3 p.m. Flower Mound High School Football Stadium A family picnic will be held on November 3 from 1—2 pm with free hot dogs, cake, and lemonade. From 2— 3pm, the Town will host a Veterans Day Ceremony, which will include a Veterans Review where approximately 200 local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and ROTC units parade before the Veterans in uniform. For more informa on, please call 972.874.6276.
S.T.A.R. DECORATING *CULTURAL ARTS MONTH* WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27 • 1 P.M. • FREE NO RSVP REQUIRED Join SIM for the Flower Mound tradi on of decora ng the Sad Trees Along the Roads (S.T.A.R.). SIM members can decorate the S.T.A.R.’s in the parking lot and along West Windsor Drive.
NOVEMBER DAY TRIPS CANTON TRADE DAYS*** FRIDAY, NOV. 1 • $5 DEPART 8 A.M. • RETURN 5 P.M. Travel to Canton to start holiday shopping at America’s largest ﬂea market! Shop handmade goods, an ques, holiday decora ons, and unique gi s. Please bring money for shopping and lunch. Scooter rental available, please call 903.567.0637.
REPUBLIC SERVICES** WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 • FREE DEPART 9 A.M. • RETURN 2 P.M. Tour the Plano loca on of Republic Services recycling facility. Learn how the machinery works and what happens to recyclables once they are picked up from the curb. Please bring money for lunch at Liberty Burgers (entrees $8 - $12).
COLLIN STREET BAKERY* MONDAY, NOV. 4 • FREE DEPART 10 A.M. • RETURN 2:30 P.M. Travel to the world famous Collin Street Bakery in Corsicana. Purchase or order from a wide variety of cakes and cookies in me for the holiday season. Please bring money for lunch at the Bakeshop Cafe (entrees $5 - $9).
BJ THOMAS CONCERT* THURSDAY, NOV. 7 • $49 DEPART 6 P.M. • RETURN 11 P.M. Travel to the Eisemann Center to watch Billy Joe Thomas. He is known for his hit songs of the 1960s and 1970s, which appeared on the pop, country, and Chris an music charts. His best-known recordings are the Burt Bacharach and Hal David song “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” and the original version of the Mark James song “Hooked on a Feeling.”
CATS AT DSM* THURSDAY, NOV. 14 • $30 DEPART 6 P.M. • RETURN 11 P.M. Travel to the Fair Park Music Hall to watch a performance of the world-famous musical Cats. This Tony-award winning, Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is the fourth running Broadway show of all me and features hits such as “Memory” and “Jellicle Cat Songs.” TWIN COVES PICNIC** MONDAY, NOV. 18 • FREE DEPART 11 A.M. • RETURN 2 P.M. Ride the bus to one of Flower Mound’s most beau ful parks. Pack a lunch and enjoy ea ng with SIM friends under the pavilion looking over Lake Grapevine. Then, take a walk through the park, tour a cabin, or hike one of its many trails.
KNOW YOUR LIMITS! WALKING KEY: *LITTLE WALKING REQUIRED **SOME WALKING REQUIRED ***EXTENSIVE WALKING REQUIRED
DECEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS REGISTRATION: Members are asked to register for special events and trips. Members may register star ng at 9 a.m. at the Flower Mound Senior Center, at the Community Ac vity Center, or online at https://activenet.active.com/ ﬂowermoundparksandrec. Registra on order will be on a ﬁrstcome, ﬁrst-served basis. Payment for trips and events are due at the me of registra on and can be made with cash, check, or credit card. REGISTRATION DATES: • Residents - Monday, November 25 • Non-Residents - Wednesday, November 27 DECEMBER LUNCH & LEARNS Join SIM during the lunch hour for educaonal seminars and a free lunch. All seminars begin at noon. Must register for lunch. • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4: “Seasons of Your Life” presented by Edwena Po er, Keller Williams DFW Real Estate Team. • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18: “Traveling to Europe” presented by Expedia Cruise Ships. FIRST SINGERS HOLIDAY CONCERT MONDAY, DEC. 2 • 10:30 A.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • NO RSVP REQUIRED First Singers, a senior choral group from First Bap st Church of Lewisville, will visit the Flower Mound Senior Center to sing Christmas carols and spread the holiday spirit! BENEFITS COUNSELING TUESDAY, DEC. 3 • 10 A.M. • FREE CONFERENCE • RSVP BY NOV. 27 Each month, trained counselors from the Area Agency on Aging will meet with SIM members one-on-one to answer quesons regarding beneﬁts and services available to senior ci zens. LEARN TO USE THE FITNESS ROOM TUESDAY, DEC. 3 • 1:30 P.M. • FREE FITNESS ROOM • RSVP BY DEC. 2 Learn how to use the equipment in the ﬁtness room with cer ﬁed personal trainer and chiropractor, Dale Leonard.
MOVIE & PIZZA: THE BISHOPS WIFE TUESDAY, DEC. 3 • 5 P.M. • $2 BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 2 SIM will screen the holiday classic, The Bishops Wife [NR] starring Cary Grant. An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. Sponsored by Jordan Health Services. PATIO PET PARTY: CHRISTMAS EDITION TUESDAY, DEC. 3 • 4 P.M. • FREE PATIO • RSVP BY DEC. 2 Wear your favorite Christmas sweater and bring your furry friend(s) dressed with their own holiday ou it! There will be holiday tunes with snacks for you and your pet. (Weather permi ng). DECORATE THE SIM BUS FRIDAY, DEC. 6 • 4 P.M. • FREE PATIO • NO RSVP REQUIRED Enjoy hot cocoa and treats while helping SIM Staﬀ decorate the SIM Bus for the Flower Mound Christmas Parade & Tree Ligh ng. FLOWER MOUND CHRISTMAS PARADE & TREE LIGHTING SATURDAY, DEC. 7 • 6 9 P.M. • FREE FLOWER MOUND CAC Join the Town in celebra ng its 29th annual Christmas Parade! Lighted ﬂoats will parade down Spinks Road to Gerault Park where there will be a tree ligh ng ceremony, choral performances, carriage rides, food trucks, and more! SIM members can par cipate in the parade by mee ng at 5 p.m. at the Senior Center. Par cipants can ride in the bus or walk alongside the bus and pass out goodies to the kids along the parade route. Then, they can walk around the fes val and return back to the Senior Center on the bus. WRAPPING PARTY *NEW* MONDAY, DEC. 9 • 2 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • NO RSVP REQUIRED Wrapping presents does not have to be a chore. Bring gi s and wrapping paper and wrap presents with SIM friends! Plus, learn how to make fancy bows and embelishments. Staﬀ will have a small selec on of wrapping paper, but par cipants are encouraged to bring paper to share. CHRISTMAS SUPER BINGO TUESDAY, DEC. 10 • 1 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • NO RSVP REQUIRED Come and play an extra-special game of bingo! Winners will choose from surprise gi bags. For the ﬁnal round, ﬁve people
TED TALK HOLIDAY PARTY TUESDAY, DEC. 10 • 6 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 9 Join SIM friends to watch and discuss Pico Iyer’s Ted Talk, “The Art of S llness.” Iyer takes a look at the incredible insight that comes with taking me for s llness in a seminar for anyone who feels overwhelmed by the demands of the world. Following the discussion, stay to socialize and enjoy holiday treats! DINNER BUNCH WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 • 5 P.M. OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE • NO RSVP Meet up with the SIM Dinner Bunch for good food and friends at Outback Steakhouse located at 2211 S. Stemmons Fwy. in Lewisville (entrees $11 - $35). SIM CHRISTMAS PARTY THURSDAY, DEC. 12 • 5 P.M. • $10 BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 10 Celebrate the season at the annual Seniors In Mo on Christmas Party. Enjoy an Italian feast of pasta, salad, bread, and dessert. Then, dance the night away to live music performed by the UpSwing Orchestra. NEWSLETTER Q&A *NEW* FRIDAY, DEC. 13 • 11 A.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • NO RSVP REQUIRED Have you ever had ques ons about the newsle er or any of the new programs? Do you have an idea for a program? Meet with FMSC staﬀ for a chance to ask quesons, get clariﬁca on, and give suggesons. ROMEO LUNCH FRIDAY, DEC. 13 • 11 A.M. • FREE SNOOTY PIG • RSVP BY DEC. 12 This men-only lunch is for the R.O.M.E.O. group (Re red Older Men Ea ng Out). Meet up with this fun group at the Senior Center, then take the bus to the Snooty Pig in Highland Village for diner-style sandwiches and breakfast served all day (entrees $5 - $8). UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER CRAFT *NEW* FRIDAY, DEC. 13 • 1 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 12 Need an “ugly” Christmas sweater for and upcoming holiday party? Bring a sweater or t-shirt from home and decorate it with nsel, bells, bows, and other fun holiday decora ons! CHRISTMAS CAROL SING A LONG TUESDAY, DEC. 17 • 12:45 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • NO RSVP REQUIRED The SIM Sing-a-long group will lead fes ve Christmas carols! Sing a long or enjoy listening to great holiday classics.
DECEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS COCOA & CAROLING TUESDAY, DEC. 17 • 5:30 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 16 Join SIM friends for hot cocoa, cookies, and caroling in the Shirley Voirin Ballroom. CHRISTMAS COOKIE EXCHANGE WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18 • 1 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 18 A SIM holiday tradi on! Bring three dozen of your favorite holiday cookies, copies of your cookie recipe, and a cookie n to swap cookies and recipes with SIM friends. STORYTIME WITH LIZ THURSDAY, DEC. 19 • 1 P.M. • FREE BLUEBONNET • NO RSVP REQUIRED Join storyteller Liz Covington to hear Christmas Legends of the birth of Christ. DOLLY’S COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CONCERT THURSDAY, DEC. 19 • 6 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 18 Celebrate Christmas in the South with a special performance by Dolly Parton (as portrayed by Rhonda Medina). Enjoy Dolly’s greatest hits such as “Jolene,” “I Will Always Love You,” as well as her classic Christmas songs like “White Christmas” and “I Believe in Santa Claus.” Sponsored by Ladera Ac ve Adult Living. HOLIDAY TRADITIONS POTLUCK FRIDAY, DEC. 20 • NOON • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 19 Bring a special dish that signiﬁes your tradi onal holiday meal to share with SIM friends at this special potluck that celebrates all holiday tradi ons!
SECRET SANTA PARTY *NEW* FRIDAY, DEC. 20 • 1 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 6 Spread some holiday cheer to other SIM members! Sign up for this ac vity and ﬁll out an info sheet at the Courtesy Desk. Then, each person will be assigned a secret santa recipient. On the day of the party, bring a wrapped gi for your recipient and recieve a gi from your Secret Santa. Price range for gi s will be between ($5-$10).
NOON YEAR’S EVE PARTY TUESDAY, DEC. 31 • 11 A.M. • $4 BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 27 Ring in the New Year (a li le early) at the annual Noon Year’s Eve Party! Enjoy a performance by the Loveless Duo. At noon, watch the SIM ball drop as everyone counts down to noon. Then, everyone will enjoy a lunch of delicious Chinese food.
GRANDPARENT’S CHRISTMAS PARTY MONDAY, DEC. 23 • 9 A.M. • $2 BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 19 SIM members are invited to bring their grandchildren for a special Christmas pajama party! Enjoy holiday pancakes then play a special game of Christmas bingo! LAUGH OUT LOUD LOL THURSDAY, DEC. 26 • 6 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 23 Bring your sense of humor and join SIM friends to watch a comedy special and eat popcorn. Watch Brene Brown’s comedy special Call to Courage. MOVIE & A MEAL: AVENGERS: ENDGAME FRIDAY, DEC. 27 • 9 A.M. • $2 BALLROOM A • RSVP BY DEC. 23 SIM will screen the movie, Avengers: Endgame. A er the devasta ng events of Avengers: Inﬁnity War, the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos’ ac ons and restore balance to the universe. Lunch will be served following the movie.
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DECEMBER DAY TRIPS TANGER OUTLETS*** MONDAY, DEC. 2 • FREE DEPART 11:30 A.M. • RETURN 4:30 P.M. Kick oﬀ your holiday shopping with a visit to the Tanger Outlets! Shop discounts at over 70 name-brand stores including Le Creuset, Ann Taylor, Kate Spade, and Brooks Brothers. Please bring money for lunch at Newk’s Eatery (entrees $6 - $10).
WINTER WONDERETTES* FRIDAY, DEC. 6 • $10 DEPART 10:30 A.M. • RETURN 4 P.M. Take a trip to the White Rock Lake Bath House Theater to watch a performance of the Winter Wondere es holiday show. Please bring money for lunch at Goodfriend Package (entrees $5 - $13).
DOWNTOWN MCKINNEY* WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 • FREE DEPART 9 A.M. • RETURN 3 P.M. Travel to historic downtown McKinney to enjoy the holiday season! Tour the historic homes decorated for Christmas, shop in the specialty shops, and dine in quaint cafes. Please bring money for shopping and lunch.
CHRISTMAS IN GRAPEVINE** WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4 • $6 DEPART 4 P.M. • RETURN 9 P.M. Travel to the Christmas Capital of Texas to celebrate the holidays. Enjoy dinner and shopping at Cracker Barrel. Then, visit the historic Palace Theater in downtown Grapevine for a screening of the classic movie Holiday Inn starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.
HOLIDAY TEA AT THE ARBORETUM*** MONDAY, DEC. 9 • $49 DEPART 9:30 A.M. • RETURN 2 P.M. Enjoy an elegant lunch and tea at the historic DeGolyer House in the Dallas Arboretum. Walk through the 12 Days of Christmas outdoor centerpiece exhibit featuring an elaborate collec on of 25-foot Victorian gazebos ﬁlled with the characters made famous by the beloved Christmas carol. Ticket price includes lunch and tea.
PRAIRIE LIGHTS* MONDAY, DEC. 16 • $5 DEPART 4 P.M. • RETURN 10 P.M. Visit Grand Prairie to experience more than four million lights, indoor laser show, a walk-through lighted forest, and photographs with Santa. Please bring money for dinner at The Oasis on Joe Pool Lake (entrees $12 - $27).
KNOW YOUR LIMITS! WALKING KEY: *LITTLE WALKING REQUIRED **SOME WALKING REQUIRED ***EXTENSIVE WALKING REQUIRED
10 a.m. Donn’s Friends Noon MMOW Lunch 1 p.m. Treasure Bingo
9 a.m. Resident Registration
6 p.m. Ted Talks
12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo 1 p.m. Paint, Paper, Play 1 p.m. Genealogy
19 Noon MMOW Lunch 1 p.m. Holiday Travel Tips 2 p.m. Guided Meditation 5:30 p.m. Singles Night Out Holiday Party 6 p.m. Goalcast
2 p.m. SIM Poet’s Society 5 p.m. Simple Sewing 5 p.m. Meat & Meet
10 a.m. Donn’s Friends Noon MMOW Lunch 1 p.m. Treasure Bingo
10 a.m. Benefits Counseling Noon MMOW Lunch 1 p.m. Advisory Board Mtg. 5 p.m. Movie & Pizza 6 p.m. Jewelry Class
18 11 a.m. Twin Coves Picnic 12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo
11 10 a.m. Intergenerational Mentorship 12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo 1 p.m. Paint, Paper, Play 2:30 p.m. OLLI Class
4 10 a.m. Collin Street Bakery 11 a.m. Yarn Bombing 12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo 2:30 p.m. OLLI Class
27 9 a.m. Non-resident Registration 10 a.m. Deck the Halls 1 p.m. S.T.A.R. Trees 1 p.m. Knitting
20 9:30 a.m. Book Club 10 a.m. You Can Paint! 10 a.m. Green Screen Apps 1:30 p.m. DCMG Gardening
3:30 p.m. SIMA Meeting 5 p.m. Dinner Bunch
2:30 p.m. OLLI class
13 10 a.m. U.S.P.S. Online Noon Lunch & Learn 1 p.m. Knitting
6 9 a.m. Republic Services 10 a.m. Holiday Online Shopping Noon Food, Fun, & Friends Potluck Noon Lunch and Learn
21 Noon Thanksgiving Lunch 6 p.m. Cowboy Campfire
6 p.m. CATS 5 p.m. Simple Sewing
Noon MMOW Lunch 3 p.m. Red Hats
7 Noon MMOW Lunch 1 p.m. Cultural Arts Programs 1:30 p.m. Dementia Training for Caregivers 5 p.m. After Dark Bunco! 5:30 p.m. DIY Workshop 6 p.m. B.J. Thomas Concert
22 Noon Thanksgiving Lunch 1 p.m. Storytime with Liz
15 9 a.m. Gardening Club 10 a.m. Movie & a Meal 1 p.m. Butterfly Rock Painting 1 p.m. Open Art Shop
8 11 a.m. Veterans Celebration 1 p.m. Newcomer Meet & Greet
1 8 a.m. Canton Trade Days 9 a.m. Gardening Club Noon $2 Friday Lunch 1 p.m. Open Art Shop
31 11 a.m. Noon Year’s Eve Party
23 9 a.m. Grandparent’s Christmas Party 12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo 1 p.m. Paint, Paper, Play 1 p.m. Genealogy
30 12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo 1 p.m. Paint, Paper, Play
12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo 4 p.m. Prairie Lights
17 Noon MMOW Lunch 12:45 p.m. Christmas Carol Sing-a-long 1 p.m. Mental Healthy Holidays 2 p.m. Guided Meditation 5:30 p.m. Cocoa & Caroling
9 a.m. Resident Registration
10 10 a.m. Donn’s Friends Noon MMOW Lunch 1 p.m. Holiday Super Bingo 2 p.m. SIM Poet’s Society 6 p.m. Ted Talk Holiday Party 6 p.m. Jewelry Class
10 a.m. Benefits Counseling Noon MMOW Lunch 1 p.m. Advisory Board Mtg. 1:30 p.m. Fitness Demo 4 p.m. Pet Party 5 p.m. Movie & Pizza
9 9:30 a.m. Holiday Tea at the Arboretum 12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo 1 p.m. Paint, Paper, Play 2 p.m. Wrapping Party
2 10:30 a.m. First Singers Holiday Concert 11:30 a.m. Tanger Outlets 12:30 p.m. Cash Bingo
18 9 a.m. Non-resident Registration Noon Lunch and Learn 1 p.m. Cookie Exchange 1:30 p.m. DCMG Gardening
11 9 a.m. Shopping in McKinney 10 a.m. You Can Paint! 1 p.m. Knitting 3:30 p.m. SIMA Meeting 5 p.m. Dinner Bunch
4 p.m. Christmas in Grapevine
Noon Food, Fun, & Friends Potluck Noon Lunch and Learn
4 11 a.m. Calligraphy
26 Noon MMOW Lunch 6 p.m. Laugh Out Loud
19 10 a.m. Mindfulness Noon MMOW Lunch 1 p.m. Storytime with Liz 6 p.m. Dolly Parton Christmas
5 p.m. Christmas Party
3 p.m. Red Hats
12 10 a.m. Mindfulness Noon MMOW Lunch
5 10 a.m. Mindfulness Noon MMOW Lunch 1:30 p.m. Dementia Training for Caregivers 5 p.m. After Dark Bunco!
27 9 a.m. Movie & a Meal
20 9 a.m. Gardening Club Noon Holiday Traditions Potluck 1 p.m. Secret Santa Party 1 p.m. Open Art Shop
13 11 a.m. Newsletter Q&A 11 a.m. Romeo Lunch Noon $2 Friday Lunch 1 p.m. Ugly Sweater Craft
6 9 a.m. Gardening Club 10:30 a.m. Winter Wonderettes Noon $2 Friday Lunch 1 p.m. Open Art Shop 4 p.m. Decorate the SIM Bus
FUN, FITNESS, & DANCE Monday 9 a.m. Yang Tai Chi 9 a.m. Zumba Toning 10 a.m. Sit, Stand, & Dance 11 a.m. BSS 1 p.m. Pickleball 1:30 p.m. Tai Chi Level II 2 p.m. Beginning Line Dancing 2:30 p.m. Line Dancing
Tuesday 8 a.m. Yoga 9 a.m. Zumba Gold 10 a.m. Pound It Out 1 p.m. S2S Pilates 2 p.m. Nia 5:30 p.m. Yoga
S2S PILATES TUESDAYS • 1 P.M. THURSDAYS • 4 P.M. BALLROOM C • $5 Join S2S Func onal Performance for pilates classes! You will prac ce principles of Pilates to improve core strength, stabiliza on, ﬂexibility, posture, and mental awareness. Please bring your own mat. SENIOR YOGA TUESDAY & THURSDAY • 8 A.M. TUESDAY • 5:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY • 11 A.M. BALLROOM C • $4 Cer ﬁed yoga instructor Jody Vise will show a endees how to maintain ﬂexibility while increasing strength and balance. Please bring your own yoga mat. BALANCE, STRENGTH, & STRETCH BSS MONDAY • 11 A.M. THURSDAY • 10 A.M. BALLROOM C • $4 Jody Vise leads this class that covers basic muscle work to increase strength, gentle stretching to improve ﬂexibility and movement, and a variety of skills and poses to help your balance. SIT, STAND, & DANCE MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, & FRIDAY 10 A.M. • BALLROOM C • FREE Recrea on Specialist Mary Ann Dull leads this fun ﬁtness class with simple movements star ng in a chair, transi oning to standing ﬂoor work and easy dance steps. CARDIO FIT WEDNESDAY • 9 A.M. BALLROOM C • $4 Join Karen Hollister for a fun and eﬀec ve high/low impact aerobics class. Movements can be tailored to your needs. TAP DANCING WEDNESDAY • 9 A.M. • BLUEBONNET FREE Learn the basics of tap dancing. This class is perfect for beginners or those who want to improve their technique. PICKLEBALL MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY • 1 P.M. CAC GYM • $1 Meet up with this ac ve group of seniors for a fun game of pickleball at the Flower Mound Community Center.
Wednesday 9 a.m. Tap Dancing 9 a.m. Cardio Fit 10 a.m. Sit, Stand, & Dance 11 a.m. Yoga 12:15 p.m. Wuji Qigong 1 p.m. Pickleball 1:30 p.m. Tai Chi Level I
Thursday 8 a.m. Yoga 9 a.m. Gentle Stretch (1st & 3rd) 10 a.m. BSS 4 p.m. S2S Pilates 5:30 p.m. Pound It Out 6 p.m. Beginning Line Dancing 6:30 p.m. Line Dancing
GENTLE STRETCH 1ST & 3RD THURSDAYS • 9 A.M. BALLROOM C • $4 This stretching class incorporates slow moves and breathing exercises to gently work all muscle groups, help improve joint ﬂexibility, balance and foster a quiet, balanced state. This class is completely down on the ﬂoor and a mat is needed. LINE DANCING MONDAY • 2:30 P.M. THURSDAY • 6:30 P.M. BALLROOM C • FREE Line dancing is great fun and good exercise. Join SIM member volunteer, Dorothy King, to learn the Cupid Shuﬄe, the Boot Scoo n’ Boogie, and more! LINE DANCING FOR BEGINNERS MONDAY • 2 P.M. • BALLROOM C THURSDAY • 6 P.M. • MOCKINGBIRD FREE Want to learn how to line dance? This special half-hour class will teach basic steps so members will be able to pick up any line dancing rou ne. TAI CHI FOR HEALTH LEVEL I WEDNESDAYS • 1:30 P.M. • $50 OCT. 30 NOV. 20 • DEC. 4 JAN. 8 BALLROOM C Learn the restora ve powers of Tai Chi for the mind and body. Cer ﬁed Tai Chi instructor and occupa onal therapist, Susan Thompson, will lead this 6-week workshop exploring the basics of Tai Chi. No classes Dec. 23 - Jan. 3. TAI CHI FOR HEALTH LEVEL II MONDAYS • 1:30 P.M. • $50 OCT. 28 NOV. 18 • DEC. 2 JAN. 6 MOCKINGBIRD This is a con nua on of the Tai Chi Level I class. Learn a challenging, yet accessible, Tai Chi form set based on Yang-style Tai Chi. Emphasis is on movements to develop Qi ﬂow in the body for health, decreased pain, and increased strength and balance. No classes Dec. 23 - Jan. 3. WUJI QIGONG TAI CHI WEDNESDAYS • 12:15 P.M. • $50 OCT. 30 NOV. 20 • DEC. 4 JAN. 8 BALLROOM C Through Qigong par cipants learn to accumulate balance and coordinate the ﬂow of life force (Qi) to maintain health and wellbeing. This class reduces stress and brings serenity of mind and body. All Tai Chi and ﬁtness levels welcome. No classes Dec. 23 - Jan. 3.
Friday 9 a.m. Zumba Gold 10 a.m. Sit, Stand, & Dance 1 p.m. Pickleball 1:30 p.m. FANtastic Friday
POUND IT OUT TUESDAYS • 10 A.M. THURSDAYS • 5:30 P.M. BALLROOM C • $4 Pound It Out is an excercise format that combines weighted drums cks with lower body dance steps to create a workout for the upper and lower body. It can be done seated or standing and is a fun cardiovascular workout. Instructed by Jill Jermann. ZUMBA GOLD TUESDAY & FRIDAY • 9 A.M. • $4 BALLROOM C Join licensed Zumba instructor, Jill Jermann, to dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even knowing it! Zumba includes simple, fun dance moves to energizing movements. Simple to learn and fun to do! ZUMBA TONING MONDAY • 9 A.M. BALLROOM C • $4 Take this special Zumba class that uses shakers and special excercises to tone your muscles! YANG TAI CHI MONDAY • 9 A.M. • ARMADILLO • $3 Cer ﬁed instructor Lowell Johnson will teach this Yang Tai Chi class. Yang Style is even, gentle, and slow moving to provide increased balance, improved ﬂexibility with stress reduc on. NIA TUESDAY • 2 P.M. • BALLROOM C • $4 Nia is fusion ﬁtness, a dynamic blend of the dance arts, mar al arts, and the healing arts. Lara Lawson will lead this fun class that will get hearts pumping with gentle movements. FANTASTIC FRIDAY FITNESS FRIDAYS • 1:30 P.M. • $50 NOV. 1 NOV. 22 • DEC. 6 JAN. 10 BALLROOM C Engage in this series of drills and ﬂuid movements using fans and sabers. Occupa onal Therapist Susan Thompson will lead this class that will gently build cardio, upper and lower body strength, concentraon, and balance using a lightweight fan and up to a medium weight saber. Equipment is $12-$20. No classes Dec. 23 - Jan. 3.
CREATIVE ART & EDUCATIONAL CLASSES
November is Cultural Arts Month! Join SIM in celebrating Cultural Arts Month! i
Nov. 4 @ 11 a.m.: Yarn Bombing
Nov. 7 @ 1 p.m.: Meet the Cultural Arts Coordinator
Nov. 12 @ 2 p.m.: SIM Poetry Society
Nov. 15 @ 1 p.m.: Butterfly Rock Painting
Nov. 27 @ 1 p.m.: S.T.A.R. Decorating
KNITTING 2ND & 4TH WEDNESDAY • 1 P.M. • FREE ARMADILLO This group is for those who have never kni ed before and those who can and want to share ideas. INTRO TO SPANISH FRIDAYS • 11 A.M. • $3 BLUEBONNET It is never too late to learn something new! Professional Spanish tutor, Ofelia Gabel, will teach par cipants the basics of Spanish. THE GREATFUL THREADS MONDAYS • 8 A.M. NOON • FREE BLUEBONNET Bring your latest sewing and quil ng projects and meet up with this cra y group. ART HOUSE ACRYLIC WORKSHOP TUESDAYS • 1 P.M. • BLUEBONNET $40 MONTHLY • $15 DROP IN Instructor Sue will lead a month-long workshop where students build pain ng skills and complete beau ful works of art. Supply list is available at the Senior Center Courtesy Desk. ART HOUSE WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS • 1:30 P.M. • BLUEBON NET • $40 MONTHLY • $15 DROP IN Beginners and experienced painters alike will enjoy this class where students learn brushstrokes and techniques and complete their own works of art. Supply list is available at the Senior Center Courtesy Desk. CALLIGRAPHY BASICS WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4 • 11 A.M. • FREE BLUEBONNET Did you miss the last calligraphy class? Now you have a chance just in me to write your Christmas cards. Learn the technique and prac ce your skills.
SIMPLE SEWING: CREATE A PURSE! NOV. 12 & 14 • 5 P.M. • FREE BLUEBONNET • RSVP REQUIRED SIM Volunteer, Elsie Grundtvig, will teach simple sewing techniques so each par cipant can create their own Holiday themed purse. Please check the Senior Center Courtesy Desk for a supply list. IMPROV FOR SENIORS THURSDAYS • 3 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A Improv is one of the core techniques used by actors to stretch imagina on, spark spontaneity, and give unforgetable performances. SIM volunteer Richard Sheﬀ will lead this class through Improv ac vi es. No experience necessary. No memorizing lines. Please bring your sense of humor! DCMG GARDENING CLASSES 3RD WEDNESDAYS • 1:30 P.M. • FREE ARMADILLO Get gardening ps from Denton County Master Gardener, Lynda Harvey! DIY WORKSHOP *NEW* THURSDAY, NOV. 7 • 5:30 P.M. • $12 BLUEBONNET • RSVP REQUIRED Create with a purpose at this Do-It-Yourself workshop taught by ReImagine. Learn how to make a simple decor piece that you could use in your home or gi to someone you love. Cost includes all supplies. • NOV. 7: Li le Red Truck Sign
OLLI AT UNT MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS • 2:30 P.M. BALLROOM A To register, please visit www.olli.unt.edu • MONDAY, NOV. 4: Memory and Aging: How to Remember Not to Forget • MONDAY, NOV. 11: From Trash to Treasure • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13: How the Irish Helped Abraham Lincoln Save the Union SIM POET’S SOCIETY TUESDAY, NOV. 12 & DEC. 10 • 2 P.M. FREE • CONFERENCE ROOM Meet up with this group of poetry lovers! Each month, the group will discuss the works of a famous poet. Then, a endees are invited to share and discuss their personal poetry. • NOV. 12: Ogden Nash • DEC. 10: Maya Angelou YOU CAN PAINT! BLUEBONNET • $35 EACH Learn the basics of color mixing, brushstrokes, and perspec ves while completing a detailed landscape. All supplies are provided. • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20 • 10 A.M. 1 P.M.: Purple Irises • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 • 10 A.M. 1 P.M.: Half Dome at Yosemite PAINT, PAPER, PLAY 2ND, 4TH, & 5TH MONDAY • 1 P.M. BLUEBONNET • FREE Meet up with this fun group to make fun, crea ve projects. Bring your favorite papercra projects and join this group for fun and inspira on! • NOV. 11: Autumn Leaves on Reverse Canvas • NOV. 25: Altered Book - Family Photos • DEC. 9: Cupcake Liner Winter Trees • DEC. 23: Altered Book - Holiday Page • DEC. 30: Free Play OPEN ART SHOP 1ST & 3RD FRIDAYS • 1 4 P.M. • FREE BLUEBONNET Open art shop is for anyone wishing to complete an art project - pain ng, sewing, drawing, kni ng, etc. Bring art supplies and join this group for fun, socializa on, and general informa on. JEWELRY MAKING ARMADILLO • $5 Par cipants will learn to create and complete a unique jewelry project from Recrea on Specialist Cheryl Dudich. All supplies are provided. • TUESDAY, NOV. 5 • 6 P.M. • TUESDAY, DEC. 10 • 6 P.M.
HEALTH & WELLNESS CREATING MINDFUL RELATIONSHIPS THURSDAYS, DEC. 5, 12, & 19 10 A.M. • BLUEBONNET • FREE Recent research shows how happiness and well-being can be nurtured and prac ced. Licensed instructor, Dr. Julie Ballinger, will introduce par cipants to a variety of strategies to feel less stress and more joy in your daily life. MENTAL HEALTHY HOLIDAYS! *NEW* TUESDAY, DEC. 17 • 1 P.M. ARMADILLO • FREE With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, the holidays can be a tough me on our mental health. Mary Kay Walker with the Texas AgriLife Extension will discuss ways to improve our mental health so we may enjoy all the holidays have to oﬀer. GUIDED MEDITATION IMAGERY TUESDAY, NOV. 19 & DEC. 17 • 2 P.M. CONFERENCE ROOM • FREE Take a break during your busy day and attend a 30-minute guided media on. • NOV. 19: Gra tude • DEC. 17: Holiday Stress & Winter Blues
PRACTICAL DEMENTIA TRAINING FOR CAREGIVERS *NEW* THURSDAYS, NOV. 7, DEC. 12, & JAN. 9 BLUEBONNET • 1:30 P.M. • FREE Join us for an informa ve, three-part series for demen a caregivers. Learn what is and is not demen a, proven caregiving techniques, and take a deeper look at how the stages of demen a inform the care and support needed. Sponsored by Autumn Leaves of Flower Mound.
DONN’S FRIENDS 2ND & 4TH TUESDAYS • 10 A.M. BLUEBONNET • FREE This group is designed for SIM members with demen a or early stages of Alzheimers and their spouses or caregivers. Join up with SIM friends for fun ac vi es that s mulate memory and brain func on. Sponsored by Accolade Homecare.
Give the gi of community service by becoming a Seniors In Mo on Advisory Board member! Board members serve three-year terms and meet with Senior Center staﬀ each month to help develop new programs, suggest improvements, and fundraise for the program. Please visit the Senior Center Courtesy Desk for more informa on or an applicaon. Applica ons are due Friday, December 31!
COMPUTER AND TECHNOLOGY TECH THURSDAYS THURSDAYS • 4:30 P.M. • FREE COMPUTER ROOM Get your computer and technology quesons answered in weekly classes with SIM volunteer Van Elliot. Sessions cover a variety of topics including smartphones, Windows, apps, Facebook, and more!
U.S.P.S. ONLINE WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13 • 10 A.M. COMPUTER ROOM • FREE Track packages and mail from the sender to your door, print shipping lables, make address changes, and schedule pickup all from the comfort of home.
HOLIDAY ONLINE SHOPPING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 • 10 A.M. COMPUTER ROOM • FREE Skip the Black Friday madness and ﬁnd the best holidays deals by shopping online! Learn when to start shopping, ﬁnd great deals, and score free shipping.
GREEN SCREEN APP WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20 • 10 A.M. COMPUTER ROOM • FREE Learn to use a green screen app on your smart phone or tablet. A green screen allows people to take pictures then add a background of your choice. Create a fun keepsake at holiday gatherings with your friends and family.
FELLOWSHIP GROUPS TRAVEL WITHOUT TRAVELING BOOK CLUB 3RD WEDNESDAY • 9:30 A.M. • FREE ARMADILLO Travel around the world through reading exci ng novels in this unique book club. • NOV. 20: Educated by Tara Westover. SIM SING A LONG TUESDAYS • 3 P.M. • FREE BALLROOM A Bring your voices and join Seniors In Moon each Tuesday for a sing-a-long.
RED HAT SOCIETY 2ND THURSDAY • 3 P.M. • FREE ARMADILLO The Red Hat Society is a group of women who like to socialize, travel, and explore together. For more informa on on how to join, please email Dorothy King at email@example.com. GENEALOGY 4TH MONDAY • 1 P.M. • FREE COMPUTER CLASSROOM Meet genealogy enthusiasts to swap stories and secrets of the trade.
FOOD, FRIENDS, & FUN POTLUCK 1ST WEDNESDAY • NOON • FREE Join this fun group for a monthly potluck celebra ng the diversity in the Flower Mound Senior Center. Bring your favorite dish that celebrates your culture to share. GARDENING CLUB 1ST & 3RD FRIDAY • 9 A.M. • FREE SIM PATIO Join fellow gardening enthusiasts to learn ps and tricks for successful gardens. The Gardening Club also plants and maintains the SIM Garden.
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AFTER DARK BUNCO! THURSDAY, NOV. 7 & DEC. 5 5 P.M. • ARMADILLO • $2 RSVP REQUIRED Join this fun group for an exci ng game of bunco! Bunco is easy to learn and fun to play. Please pay $2 to the captain on the day of the game. Prizes will not exceed $10. Sponsored by Watermere of Flower Mound. CASH BINGO MONDAYS • 12:30 P.M. BALLROOM A • $1 PER CARD Please check-in by 12:15 p.m. No cards will be sold a er 12:30 p.m. Money will be divided among bingo winners. Prizes will not exceed $10.
PHOTOS FROM SPIRIT WEEK!
TREASURE BINGO 2ND & 4TH TUESDAYS • 1 P.M. BALLROOM A • FREE Winners will choose from prizes donated by SIM members. Sponosored by Jordan Health Services & Heaven at Home. LEARN TO PLAY MAHJONG THURSDAYS • 1 P.M. • FREE MOCKINGBIRD SIM member Dorothy King will teach par cipants the basics of Mahjong! PAYOUT POKER FRIDAYS • 12:50 P.M. • $2 MOCKINGBIRD Test your Texas Hold ’Em skills at these mini tournaments. Winners will split the money collected. Prizes will not exceed $10. PAYOUT PINOCHLE 1ST WEDNESDAY • 1 P.M. • $2 BALLROOM B Test your Pinochle skills at this monthly mini tournament. Winners will split the money collected. Prizes will not exceed $10.
Many Thanks to Our Sponsors! Amerilife Dale Leonard Chiroprac c Edwena Po er, Keller Williams Expedia Cruise Ship Heaven at Home Jordan Health Services Ladera Ac ve Adult Living Ray Glynn, Edward Jones Watermere of Flower Mound
Van was born in Amarillo, Texas and moved around the country un l landing in Flower Mound in 1992. Van worked as a police dispatcher while comple ng college at A&M Corpus Chris . He worked in law enforcement for many years but rered in 2007 from Sales Administra on for Durez Corpora on. Van and his wife, Judi, have been married for 50 years. Van serves in many capaci es around the area, including the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. He also helped the Town with the Heritage Park project with his background in Wildlife and Agriculture. At the Senior Center, Van leads the weekly Tech Thursday program where members can get their technology ques ons answered. He really enjoys facilita ng the discussion on Tech Thursdays and appreciates that the Town provides the use of desktops for members. When he is not volunteering, you can meet Van on a SIM day trip! Thanks for all you do!
All the programs, activities, special events, and more for November and December.