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Beardall Newsletter

Daily Activities|Monthly Club Meetings|Operating Hours

BEARDALL SENIOR CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON NOVEMBER 28 AND NOVEMBER 29.  WE WILL REOPEN ON NOVEMBER 30.

Upcoming Events

Bingo and Holiday Events
Due to holidays and events, there will be no Bingo in October, November or December.  Be sure to sign up for the holiday events as the months approach.  We will be hosting a Halloween Tea Dance in October, a Thanksgiving Luncheon in November and a Christmas party in December.  Hope to see you all there!

Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens Field Trip
Friday, December 6 | 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $50
Walk around the beautiful gardens in bloom and then come “Home for the Holidays” and experience Pinewood Estates completely transformed into a holiday showplace and reflecting grandeur of the 1940’s.  Enjoy festive carillon concerts and seasonal holiday foliage.  Cost includes round trip transportation by bus, admission to the gardens and estate and a boxed lunch.  Deadline for payment is November 22, 2019 or when the bus is full.  Be sure to make your lunch choice at time of payment.

Cooking Matters In Your Community
Wednesday, November 13 | 2 p.m.
Admission: Complimentary
Learn how to make healthier choices when shopping and eating. A different food item will be highlighted each week with a cooking demonstration and free samples to try. Please sign up at the front desk if you plan to attend. Sponsored and taught by the University of Florida.

Birthday Party
Monday, November 25 | 2 p.m.
Admission: Complimentary
Come one come all! Join us as we celebrate all the birthdays in October. Sign up at the front desk or call and let us know if your birthday is in October. Sponsored by CarePlus Health Plans.

Thanksgiving Luncheon and Operation Warm Fuzzies
Monday, November 15 | 11:30 a.m.
Join us as we give thanks, rejoice in fellowship and enjoy entertainment.  In partnership with Seniors First, we are collecting throw blankets tied up with holiday ribbon for the older and disabled adults in the Central Florida area.  All gifts will be delivered to Seniors First clients in time for the holidays.  Please call to reserve your seat or stop by the front desk, as seating is limited.  Sponsored by Humana, Westminster Towers and Aliviar Care.

Dances

7:30 – 10 p.m. | Admission: $4.00 | Swing Dance – no dance in November

Thursday Nights
November
7 Tony Santos
14 Tom Hansen
21 Tom Hansen

Saturday Nights
November
9 Tony Santos
23 Tony Santos

Daily Activities

  1. Monday

    9 a.m
    Horseshoe Club
    Crochet and Knit Group
    Basic Tai Chi - $10.50/$15

    10 a.m.
    Josie’s Exercise Class

    11:30 a.m.
    Laughter Yoga

    12:30 p.m.
    Silvertones Practice

    1 p.m.
    Scrabble Group
    Beg. American Mahjongg

    5 p.m.
    Line Dance, Lindy’s Advanced

  2. Tuesday

    8:30 a.m.
    Pinochle

    9 a.m.
    Decorative Art

    9:30 a.m.
    Quilting

    10 a.m.
    Line Dance, Intermediate
    Western Mah Jongg Group

    12:30 p.m.
    Shine - Insurance Help
    (1st Tuesday)

  3. Wednesday

    9 a.m.
    Horseshoe Club
    Sewing, $7
    Josie’s Exercise Class

    10 a.m.
    Line Dance

    12 p.m.
    Bridge Workshop
    Sewing, $7

    6:30 p.m.
    French Club (2nd and 4th Wednesdays)

    7:30 p.m.
    Orlando Swing Band practice

  4. Thursday

    8:30 a.m.
    Pinochle Group

    9 a.m.
    Advanced Tai Chi - $10.50/$15

    10 a.m.
    Line Dance, Beginners

    1 p.m.
    Silk Painting (Studio Arts) - $28/$31.50

    6:30 p.m.
    Beginners Clogging, $4

    7:30 p.m.
    Ballroom Dance - $4
    Advanced Clogging - $4

  5. Friday

    9 a.m.
    REALM Card Group

    10 a.m.
    Creative Writing Group

    11:30 a.m.
    Bridge Party

    1 p.m.
    Scrabble Group

  6. Saturday

    9 a.m.
    Studio Art Class - $28/$31.50

    9:30 a.m.
    Tai Chi Practice

    10 a.m.
    AARP Driver Safety Program (2nd Saturday)
    $15 members and $20 non-members

    7 p.m.
    The Orlando Shuffle
    1st and 3rd Saturdays

    7:30 p.m.
    Ballroom Dance - $4
    2nd and 4th Saturday

Monthly Club Meetings

Artist League of Orange County: 3rd Saturdays, 1:30 p.m

American Needlepoint Guild: 3rd Mondays, 12:30 p.m.

AT&T Pioneers: 4th Thursdays, 9 a.m.

Central Florida African Violet Society: 3rd Wednesdays, 10 a.m.

Central Florida Art: 2nd Wednesdays, 6 p.m. | May – September

Central Florida Brain Injury Support Group: 3rd Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Central Florida Council Boy Scouts of America: 1st and 2nd Thursdays, 7 p.m.

Cherokee Place Condo Homeowners Association: Schedule varies

Embroider’s Guild of America: Schedule varies

French Cub: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Greater Orlando Orchid Society: 3rd Tuesdays, 7 p.m. and 4th Mondays, 6:30 p.m.

Mayors Committee on Aging: 4th Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.

National Alliance of Mental Illness Greater Orlando: Schedule varies, for more information call 407.235.1900 or visit NAMIGO.org

Orange County Retired Educators: 2nd Mondays, 9:30 a.m.

Orlando Amateur Radio Club: 1st Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Orlando Shuffle: 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 7 p.m.


Additional Information

AARP Driver Safety Program

  • 2nd Saturday of every month at 10 a.m
  • Cost: $15 (members) and $20 (non-members)

Classes last all day so please bring a lunch. Make checks or money orders payable to AARP. Certificate of completion is good for a possible car insurance discount – renewable every three years. Call 407.246.4440 to reserve a seat in the class.

Operating Hours

Mon: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tues – Thur: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sun: Closed