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In-Person is Back!

Published on May 04, 2021

We are excited to announce the expansion of in-person programming beginning in early May. We will be starting with our existing bridge, art, cribbage, mahjong, and grief support groups in May and plan to add new in-person offerings from June through the end of the year. We are so glad that the vaccination rollout and actions we have all taken for the last year in accordance with the state and federal guidelines have helped us get to this point.
 
We are connecting with our existing groups now to finalize timeslots and estimated participants. Our yoga and tai chi classes will continue to be virtual for time being. We are planning a hybrid approach for our luncheon in May allowing for both curbside pickup and limited seating in-person.
 
Masks will be required while in the building. You’ll need to pre-register for all in-person activities by giving us a call once the calendar is finalized. Pre-registration enables us to manage the total number of people in the Center at any given time in accordance with the guidelines from the governor and state/federal CDC for indoor gathering sizes and capacity.
 
Like we did before the pandemic, you will be asked to sign-in when you arrive for your program and answer a few COVID screening questions on the sign-in sheet.
 
We plan to use the timeslots used in the past for the established bridge, cribbage, mahjong, art and grief support groups and will adjust as necessary.

Last Call for Early Birds!

Published on Apr 30, 2021

Early Bird pricing for the 29th Annual Kennebunk Beach Classic ends TODAY!

Your race registration helps to support the work we do with seniors in our Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Arundel communities – including health and wellness programs, art workshops, educational sessions, and socialization and volunteer opportunities! This fundraiser also allows us to continue our strong community outreach programs like the Elder Elves holiday program and the FISH (Friends in Service Helping) Medical Rides Program!

Help support us AND get a great deal on your race registration by registering TODAY! Don’t forget, this race has raffle prizes, a fundraising prize, discounts for teams, and a special $10 rate for all RSU21 students and staff (call us for the promo code)!

Program Spotlight: Take & Make Succulent Kits Workshop

Published on Apr 28, 2021

Our Members enjoyed a virtual Take & Make Succulent Kit Workshop via Zoom last week! An instructor from the Kennebunk Free Library was good enough to join us to help our Members pot their very own succulents and answer care questions.

Debra M.’s Succulent Creation!

We have many more fun and engaging programs coming up, and we are slowly bringing back some in-person programming options (following all CDC guidelines for masking and social distancing.) View our calendar HERE and give us a call to register! Interested in becoming a Member? Click the “Join or Renew” link above or give us a call! 207-967-8514.

The Early Bird Gets the Deals

Published on Apr 22, 2021

Did you know that the Center helps support seniors in the Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Arundel communities? We offer educational programs, informational workshops, art classes, social activities, volunteer opportunities, and physical movement classes! We also facilitate community-wide programs like our Elder Elves program to support isolated seniors during the holidays, and our FISH Medical Rides Program which helps seniors with rides to and from appointments.

This work is supported in part by fundraisers like our Kennebunk Beach Classic, which is now in its 29th year. Not a runner? No problem! You can still show your support for seniors in our communities by registering for this race (virtual this year!) and walk with a friend, your dog, a family member, or a good audiobook to keep you company.

Early Bird pricing is in effect until May 1st, and we have promo codes for students and faculty of RSU21 (call us at 207-967-8514 for more info!) so register now for the best rates!

Program Spotlight: Spring Flower Arranging

Published on Apr 13, 2021

What’s going on at the Center this week? Besides our ever-popular Chair Yoga, Floor Yoga, and Tai Chi classes we have a Spring Flower Arranging Workshop! Join our instructor, Dianne, in person at the Center, and create a flower basket bursting with spring loveliness. Dianne will instruct you through the process of creating your own masterpiece, and all skill levels are welcome!

Take a peek at a few of the creations from our Fall Flower Arranging Program, and please join us this Friday, April 16th for the Spring session! Call the Center to register by April 15th, 10:00 am!

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If you are not a member of the Center yet, you can join by clicking the “Join or Renew” button above, or give us a call at 207-967-8514.