The Senior Division offers a variety of ongoing programs for seniors 55 and up!
Williamson County Parks and Recreation, in collaboration with the Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee, is offering Discover Williamson. Discover Williamson (formally Discover Franklin) is a program designed for active adults, age 55 and up who are interested in learning more about Williamson County and opportunities to make a difference in the local community.
Discover Williamson will meet April 10-26 on each Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Avenue. Through lectures by Williamson County leaders, discussions and tours, the group will explore a number of topics including county history, government, economic development, health, community resources, volunteering, culture and arts. Lunch and group transportation are provided for each meeting.
The Discover Williamson program is limited to 30 people. The registration is available online, Activity Number 11788 and the cost is $99 per participant.
Discover Williamson is sponsored by Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Williamson Medical Center, The Fountains of Franklin, HealthSouth of Franklin, Alive Hospice, The Incontinence Institute, Morning Pointe, NHC Cool Springs, Taziki's, Williamson County Sheriff's Office, and Sprouts Farmers Market.
WII SPORTS AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER
Join us for some Wii bowling, tennis, baseball and more! Beginners are welcome...no experience is necessary! Please see the flyer below for the complete details.
SENIOR RESOURCE FAIR AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER
Come see what resources are available to adults 55+ in Williamson County and beyond. We will have vendors with information on health, fitness, housing and much more! The Senior Resource Fair will be on Wednesday, March 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Admission is FREE!
NEW! SENIOR BOOK CLUB
Join us for reading and fun! Let's review the New York Times Best Seller's List an outline a year of reading fun. Book club meets the first Tuesday of every month from 2pm-3pm at the Enrichment Center. Free with Enrichment Center pass, or $1 general admission fee.
NEW! SENIOR SINGING CLUB
This club meets at the Enrichment Center the first Thursday of every month. Whether you are skilled or new to singing, join in the fun of learning and teaching others. Beginners are welcome! The club will perform at senior events and other activities throughout the year. Free with Enrichment Center pass, or $1 general admission fee. Online Code: 11146
NEW! SENIOR GARDEN CLUB
This club meets the 2nd Monday of every month at the Enrichment Center and walks over to the garden behind Academy Park. Whether you are a skilled gardener or new, join in the fun of learning and teaching others. Monthly Garden Club to host seasonal Farmer's Market Stand in the courtyard near the fountain. Free with Enrichment Center pass, or $1 general admission fee. Online Code: 11246
NEW! MEMOIR WRITING CLASS
The Enrichment Center is hosting a 4-week writing series in March on HOW TO WRITE A MEMOIR. Instructor: Carole Webb Slater, author of Letters from the Heart 1943-1946, a family memoir
Dates: March 1, March 8, March 22 and March 29 (Thursdays)
Online Code: 11511
IPAD/IPHONE BEGINNER WORKSHOP
Have you recently upgraded from a flip phone to an iPhone? Or, have you had your iPhone for awhile and only use it for phone calls? If you have an iPhone or iPad and you are ready to learn the ins & outs of it, as well as how to take advantage of its many organizational tools and the countless number of apps you can add to it for even more fun, register today for this workshop! Contact the instructor, Allison Voss at (602)515-2292 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about these classes. Please see the attached flyer for the complete details. The class will meet at the Enrichment Center on the following dates:
April 6 & 13: 11543
May 4 & 11: 11544
ANDROID BEGINNER WORKSHOP
Have you recently upgraded from a flip phone to an Android smartphone? Or, have you had your Android smartphone for awhile and only use it for phone calls? If you have an Android smartphone and you are ready to learn the ins & outs of it, as well as how to take advantage of its many organizational tools and the countless number of apps you can add to it for even more fun, register today for this workshop! Contact the instructor, Allison Voss at (602)515-2292 or email@example.com with any questions about these classes. Please see the attached flyer for the complete details. The class will meet at the Enrichment Center on the following dates:
April 6 & 13: 11546
May 4 & 11: 11547
Do you want to stay connected to your children and grandchildren? Do you want to see what they are doing every day? Facebook is a wonderful way to keep abreast of the daily lives of those you love. See the pictures they post, share yours with them...send messages to let them know you are thinking of them. In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn how to do all of this, as well as make sure your Facebook account is set up privately and securely. Cost is $22.
March 16: 11548
April 20: 11549
May 18: 11551
SENIOR VOLUNTEER GROUP AT THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY ENRICHMENT CENTER
If you are a senior (55+) looking to get more involved in the community and be a part of something great then come volunteer with us! A few times a month we will be going to different organizations to volunteer our time to help others in need. For more information contact Kylie Preston at (615) 786-0186 ext. 2048.
April 5: 11612
May 31: 11936
LUNCH & LEARN AT THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY ENRICHMENT CENTER
Thanks to Williamson County Medical Center, we will be brining you different medical and health topics each month from the beautiful Banquet Hall at the Williamson County Enrichment Center. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required. This is a free event. Please click on the code to access online registration. Topics will be communicated 1-2 weeks prior to the event. Please check back on our website for future topics.
March 19: 10976
April 16: 10983
May 21: 10985
AARP SMART DRIVING AT LONGVIEW
This two day course helps drivers improve their skills that could help avoid traffic violations and other accidents. Coffee, drinks and light snacks will be provided. Registration is required. Check with your insurance company for possible discounts for taking this course. Bring your AARP membership card to registration and to class to confirm membership.
Dates: May 1 and May 3 (Participants must attend both dates!)
Cost: $15 for AARP Members; $20 for non AARP Members
Online Code: 11286
OPEN ART STUDIO AT THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY ENRICHMENT CENTER
Express yourself through your own media in our Open Art Studio! Bring your own supplies and ideas. This class will help teach you new techniques and hone in on your artistic abilities. No registration required. Open Art Studio meets on Mondays from 9am-12pm. The cost is $2 for Enrichment Center pass holders and $4 for non-pass holders.
OPEN WATERCOLORS STUDIO
We are adding an Open Watercolors Studio! Bring your own supplies and ideas. This class will help teach you new techniques and hone in on your artistic abilities. No registration required. Instructor: Pam Irvin. Open Watercolors Studio meets on Fridays from 1:30pm-3:30pm. The cost is $2 for Enrichment Center pass holders and $4 for non-pass holders.
DULCIMER DANDIES AT THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY ENRICHMENT CENTER
Whether you are skilled or new to the dulcimer, you will enjoy practicing and learning with this group. They perform at senior events and other activities throughout the year. No registration required.For more information, please contact 615-786-0186, ext. 2519.
OPEN SENIOR GAMES AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER
Come enjoy the spacious Senior Lounge for socialization, billiards, cards, games, puzzles, and much more. Come and go at your leisure, and free coffee is available all day. Access to the Senior Lounge is included with the general admission fee ($1) or free if you have the annual WCEC pass. The Senior Lounge is open from 7am-5pm on Monday-Friday and 8am-12pm on Saturday. Please see the Enrichment Center front desk for the complete schedule.
Each Friday from 1pm-3pm, we show a movie in the Heritage Nook at the Enrichment Center. The movie will be posted at the beginning of each week. Free popcorn will be provided.
SENIOR GAMES AT NOLENSVILLE
Welcome seniors of the Nolensville Community! This is an open time frame for you and your friends, spouse or neighbor to utilize our game room for your own enjoyment. Whether you wan to play bridge, work on a knitting project or play some games, we are here for you every Thursday from 12pm-4pm. Some cards, games and puzzles are available. No registration required. Please see the front desk if the doors are locked. For more information, please contact Krista Hollis at (615) 786-0200 ext. 2421 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAIRVIEW SENIORS GROUP
Senior Citizens meet each Tuesday and Thursday in the seniors room at the Fairview Recreation Complex. At 10:30 a.m. everyone plays bingo. Members who enjoy playing Rook come early on meeting days and play until time for bingo. The seniors also have a pool table and the gentlemen play pool, both before and after the meeting. A covered dish lunch is held on the 1st Tuesday of each month. The business meeting is held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month and on this day we make plans for day trips or activities.
Days: Tuesday & Thursdays