The Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) Department invites area seniors (55+) to participate in upcoming activities. All programs and facilities are open to the public.
Lunch & Learn
Monday, May 20, 12p-2p
Learn about your health at a free lunch and learn, Monday, May 20 from 12:00. to 2:00p at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave., Franklin. This free event will provide valuable medical information. The topic in May is the spine. Lunch will be included. Reservations are required by May 15 at www.wcparksandrec.com (#12652). Presented by Williamson Medical Center.
Whether you are a novice or experienced dulcimer player, you will enjoy practicing and playing with this group of seniors (55+). Dulcimer Dandies meet every Wednesday from 10:00a to 12:00 noon at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave., Franklin. The group performs together at local events throughout the year. No registration or fee. Just drop in and join the fun.
Senior Open Art Studio
Express yourself during this ongoing senior open art studio time. Bring your own art supplies and projects every Monday from 9:00a to 12:00 noon at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave., Franklin. Instructor Pam Irvin will be on hand to teach new techniques and help you hone in on your artistic skills. No registration is required for this drop-in class. The class fee is $2 for Enrichment Center pass holders and $4 for others. Open to the public. For age 55+.
Open Watercolor Studio
Bring your own supplies and ideas to this watercolor studio. Instructor Pam Irvin will guide you in learning watercolor techniques. Meets ongoing Mondays, 1:30p to 3:30p at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave., Franklin. No registration is required. The class fee is $2 for Enrichment Center pass holders and $4 for others. Open to the public. For age 55+.
Senior Yarn Club
This club meets every Wednesday from 10:00a to 12:00 noon at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave. in Franklin. Come socialize and share with friends in the fun of knitting and crocheting! No registration required. Please stop by the front desk before the club starts to scan your Enrichment Center pass or pay $1 general admission.
Senior Games at Williamson County Enrichment Center
The Williamson County Enrichment Center at Academy Park, 110 Everbright Ave. in Franklin has a number of ongoing games and activities in the Senior Lounge. All seniors (55+) are welcome to drop in to enjoy the lounge or any of the games. General admission is $1 or free with a WCPR pass. Regularly scheduled activities include: bridge, dominoes, bunco, mahjong, Scrabble, euchre, pennies from heaven, pinochle, and rummikub.
Wii Sports at Williamson County Enrichment Center
Join us on Tuesdays from 9:30a to 11:30a in the Banquet Hall for some coffee, strikes, spares, gutter balls and laughs. Wii Bowling simulates real-life bowling by using simple motion controls — bowling the ball is as easy as flicking your wrist. Players can adjust the speed of their throws by swinging the remote faster, and can add spin to the ball by twisting their wrist as they throw. Wii Sports also offers tennis, baseball and more. Beginners are welcome. No experience is necessary. The activity is free with an Enrichment Centre pass or $1 general admission.
Sports for Seniors at Academy Park Gym
Pickleball Tuesdays & Fridays 12p-2:30p and Thursdays 9:30a-2:30p
The Academy Park Gym, located at 120 Everbright Ave., in Franklin offers a variety of sports activities for seniors each month. Open play Pickleball is scheduled on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The admission fee for gym use is $1 for seniors, or free with any WCPR pass. All activities are open to the public. For a schedule of weekly activities at Academy Park Gym, pick up a flyer at the facility or view the senior sports calendar at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Senior Games – Nolensville
Join the fun with other seniors every Thursday from 12:00 to 4:00p at the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd. Play cards or games, knit or just chat in the senior activities room. No registration is needed. This is a free activity. Just drop in and meet other area seniors.
Potluck and Bingo
Wednesday, May 1
Williamson County Enrichment Center
110 Everbright, Franklin
Tuesday, May 14
Longview Rec Center
2909 Commonwealth Dr, Spring Hill
Wednesday, May 15
Williamson County Rec Complex in Nolensville
7250 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville
Monthly senior potlucks are a fun way to make new friends in the community. Please bring along a side dish or dessert to share, and we will provide the meat and drinks. After lunch, enjoy a game of bingo with prizes! Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and lunch begins at noon. The potlucks are free, but registration is required at www.wcparksandrec.com.