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Programs and Activities

*Please note that ALL programs require advance registration! Members can now register for programs online – CLICK HERE to register. To view or download the full calendar for the month CLICK HERE

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New and Noteworthy

Cards and Camaraderie - Thursdays 6-8PM; Fridays 9-11AM

Enjoy one of our games or bring your own. Have fun and meet new friends. Open to all adults in the community. Free entry, no skill required. 

Beginner Crochet Classes - Every Wednesday in March

Beginner crochet classes! Learn to make a Spring Sprout Bookmark and miniature Easter Basket with Kristin of K Crochet. All skill levels welcomed. Materials will be provided, but students may bring their own yarn if desired. Classes are Wednesdays 10 AM to 12 PM for 4 weeks at $10 per class. Classes 1 and 2 will be making cup cozies. Classes 3 and 4 will be making flower coasters.

Afternoon Movie

Please join us on the second and last Friday's of the month for a selected featured film. This month, the movie selections are:

March 8, 2024 - "Finnian's Rainbow". View the trailer here

March 22, 2024 - "Hop". View the trailer here

Alzheimer's Association Presentation - March 12, 2024

"Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research". For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging

 

Earring Workshop - March 13, 2024

Join Ellen to learn how to make Easter or St. Paddy's Day themed earrings and word bracelets. This workshop will be $5 per person.

Valentine's Day Flower Arranging - February 13, 2024

Come and create a lovely Valentine's Day centerpiece! Bring your favorite vase or we can provide one if necessary.

$10 fee for supplies. Register by Friday, February 9.

Monthly Luncheon at The Center - March 13, 2024

Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with us! We will have a St. Paddy's Day themed Luncheon courtesy of Avita of Wells

There is a fee of $10, payable upon registration.

Bibber Memorial Preplanning Talk - March 13, 2024

No one likes to think about death, let alone talk about it and plan for it. For many people and families, discussing one’s mortality is a very uncomfortable topic and often doesn’t happen at all. But, by pre-planning, you relieve your family of having to make important decisions during a time of stress and grief. Brad Crowther, a Funeral Director at Bibber Memorial Chapel, will discuss the process of preplanning, talk about important documents, and answer any questions regarding the death care profession.

Writing Workshop - March 14, 2024

Join us for this group-led workshop where you’ll embark on a creative journey. You’ll begin by using a writing prompt provided to the group to spark your imagination into creating piece of your choosing (a short story, a poem, a journal entry, etc.). Time will be left at the end of the workshop if you would like to share what you have written. Grab your paper and pen and let the journey begin!

HearingLife Hearing Healthcare Screening - March 15, 2024

Please stop by for the following complimentary services: - Brief presentation on hearing loss - Cleaning of your hearing device(s) - Hearing aid performance checks. HearingLife is a national hearing care company that operates nearly 700 hearing care centers across the United States. Our caring and professional licensed hearing care experts provide personalized care and custom solutions to meet your individual needs.

Trivia and Treats - March 20, 2024

Join us at the Center for a few rounds of fun filled trivia and seasonal treats.

 

Brunch Bingo - March 21, 2024

Join us for a delicious Brunch of quiche, fruit cup, orange juice and coffee! We will play several rounds of BINGO with a cover-all to end the event. Chance to win gift cards to local businesses! Advance sign-up required by March 19th, 20 maximum guests. 

World Travels with Dewey - March 21, 2024 

Join Dewey or fun-filled armchair adventures and stories from across the globe!! This month's presentation will feature Tuscany, Italy. 

Bridget's Lunch Bunch @ Kai Asian Fusion - March 22, 2024

Join Bridget and enjoy good food, great company, and engaging conversation! Our monthly Lunch Bunch explores a different local restaurant for lunch. Individuals will be responsible for their own bill. Group will be limited to 11.

Medicare 101 with My Insurance Solutions - March 25, 2024

Please join Miranda Butler, a local independent insurance agent specializing in Medicare. Miranda will be discussing the ABCD's of Medicare. Medicare 101's is intended to educate people about when to apply, what age , and the different parts of Medicare.

Monthly Blood Pressure Check - March 26, 2024

Please join our guest nurse to get your blood pressure checked and check up on your heart health.

Lunch & Learn with COR Health - March 26, 2024

Are you a caregiver for a loved one or friend? COR Health will be presenting a session on knowing the signs of burnout and when it may be time to ask for help. Learn more about home care services through MaineCare and Private Pay options, becoming a paid family caregiver, and how you can be proactive about burnout.

Book Club - February 28, 2024

Join us each month to chat with fellow bibliophiles about that month’s selection! January's selection is Brown Boy by Omer Aziz.

Click here for the full listing of books for 2024.

Meeting dates: Last Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm.

Indoor Cornhole - March 29, 2024

Please join us for a fun afternoon of indoor cornhole! Team up with other members to score points.

Regular Recurring Programs

American Mahjong (intermediate)

Experienced players welcome!

Meeting dates: Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 

American Mahjong (novice)

Just learning how to play? Join some fellow novice players!

Meeting dates: Thursdays, 1:00-3:00 

 

Art Workshop

A weekly workshop for painters to meet and work with instructor and artist Marguerite Genest. There is a fee of $10 payable to the instructor for this workshop.

Meeting dates: Tuesdays, 10:00-1:00

Beginner Line Dancing with Maria

Come dance with us! Join Maria DeVenney for Line Dancing at the Center! Learn to line dance with these beginner classes! Classes are $5 and will be limited to 10 participants. Meeting dates: Fridays, 10:00-11:30 *NOT CURRENT*

Book Club

Join us each month to chat with fellow bibliophiles about that month’s selection! Click here for the full list of books for 2024.

Meeting dates: Last Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm.

Canasta

Come play Canasta! Canasta is a card game in the rummy family, played in pairs. Come down and join in on the fun!

Meeting dates: Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00

Caregiver Support Group

Caregiving can be a lonely role that is demanding and physically exhausting. This group is designed for you to get the understanding and support needed for this most difficult life experience. If you are the primary caregiver of a loved one, this group could offer the help needed to navigate your journey.

The facilitator has had extensive experience in group facilitation in public schools, at UNE, and for various community groups. She has been a caregiver herself and would like to be able to help others. Questions about the group can be directed to the Center. You do not need to be a Center member to attend.

Meeting dates: Mondays, 11:00-12:00

 

Chair + Gentle Vinyasa Yoga with Leslie

Explore the many ways yoga impacts body, mind, and soul. Each student is to encouraged to develop their own sustainable practice to meet unique goals, needs, and abilities. Cost is $5 per class.

Leslie is founder and owner of Way to Be Yoga (149 Port Road, Kennebunk) and is a registered teacher with Yoga Alliance.

Class dates: Tuesdays, 10:00

Adult Coloring Group

Did you know there are many mental health benefits to coloring? Bring your own supplies and join this adult coloring group to relax and chat while you work!

Meeting dates: Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 

Coffee with a Cop

Every first Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 you can join us for coffee and conversation with an officer from the Kennebunk Police Department.

Program dates: Every first Tuesday, 10:00-11:00 *WILL RESUME SPRING 2024*

 

Craft Group

A weekly gathering – bring your own craft projects and chat with other members while you work!

Meeting dates: Wednesdays, 10:00-1:00

 

Cribbage (intermediate)

A strategic card game for 2 to 4 players, using a cribbage board and pegs for scoring.

Meeting dates: Wednesdays and Fridays, 1:00-3:00

 

Cribbage (beginner)

New to cribbage and looking to play with those at a similar level? Join the beginner cribbage group!

Meeting dates: Mondays, 1:00-3:00

 

French Club

Bonjour! Join fellow enthusiasts of the French language and culture. All are welcome!

Meeting Dates: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00

 

Hand and Foot

Join this group for weekly gameplay!

Meeting dates: Mondays, 1:30-3:00

 

Keep it Legal

Meet privately with Attorney Sarah Neault and get your legal questions answered. Sign-up required for a 30-minute appointment. Call the Center to sign up. Members-only.

Meeting dates: Every first Monday, 9:30 AM

 

Knitting Group

Join this in-person knitting group at the Center. All levels are welcome and it’s a wonderful way to make new friends.

Meeting dates: Fridays, 10:00-12:00

Luncheons

Join us each month for a luncheon supplied by a fabulous local kitchen! Luncheons are held monthly and the cost is $10 – registration required

 

Mindfulness II with Nancy

This course is a continuation of the Introductory Mindfulness course previously held at the Center. Build on the foundational teachings and deepen our practice with additional instruction and guided meditations.

Program Dates: Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00

 

Open House

Whether you’re a member who hasn’t stopped by in a while, a new member, or someone thinking about joining us, this time is for you! Drop in and have a coffee and chat with us!

Meeting dates: Fridays, 9:00-10:00

 

Tech Support

Need help figuring out that new iPhone or Android smartphone? Can’t get the hang of your laptop or need help on your tablet?

Meeting dates: Mondays, 3:00-4:00

 

Ukelele Group

Are you a playa? Join other Ukelele enthusiasts and strum your stuff! This is an opportunity to play the song you have been working on or one of your favorites and maybe teach others. We don’t play the Uke because we have the best voice or strumming technique, we play because it’s fun, makes us happy and is great for the soul. So give it a try. All levels are welcome.

Meeting dates: Thursdays, 2:00 PM

 

Walking Group

Looking for a way to make new friends, socialize, and get some physical activity? Join Bridget for our walking group! Walkers will meet here at the Center each week and take a short walk of their choosing together! Call or email to register.

Meeting dates: Wednesdays, 10:00 AM

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