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Lynn View Community Center: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

257 Walker St, Kingsport, TN 37665

Scrabble Day, 11:00 am every Thursday. Bring your lunch, a drink, and enjoy a game of Scrabble. No sign-up required.

Biscuits & Bingo, Thursday, June 17, 10:30 am. Biscuits and bingo prizes are sponsored by Brookdale Kingsport. Come out and enjoy biscuits and a fun game of bingo! Event is limited to 50 participants. Please call (423) 765-9047 to sign-up by June 14.

Butterbean Auction, Wednesday, June 23, 12:30 pm. Butterbeans and prizes are sponsored by Visiting Angels. A butterbean auction is similar to bingo, just more fun because you bid with the butterbeans on items provided by the sponsor. Please call (423) 765-9047 to sign-up by June 21.

Artisan Meeting, Tuesday, July 13, 1:00 pm. Local artisans from the Tri-Cities are welcome to attend. Check out our newly renovated artisan center, upcoming events that we are attending, and how you can join us! No sign-up required.

What Vaccinations Are Right for Me?, Tuesday, July 27, 10:30 am. Join us as Kim Odle, who received her PharmD from The University of Tennessee – Memphis, will be here to discuss 50+ vaccinations that she recommends you have.

Butterbean Auction, Wednesday, July 28, 12:30 pm. Butterbeans and prizes are sponsored by Visiting Angels. A butterbean auction is similar to bingo – just more fun because you bid with butterbeans on times provided by the sponsor. Please call (423) 765-9047 to sign-up by July 21.

Landscape Design, Thursday, July 29, 10:30 am. Everyone wants a great yard! Join us and learn tricks of the trade – simple and easy! Please call (423) 765-9047 to sign-up by July 26.

Biscuits & Bingo, Thursday, August 12, 10:30 am. Biscuits and bingo prizes are sponsored by Viviant Healthcare of Bristol. Come out and enjoy a biscuit and a fun game of bingo! Please call (423) 765-9047 to sign-up by August 9. Event is limited 30 participants.

Silver Sneakers Classic, 10:00 am. Mondays and Wednesdays in the cafeteria. Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available, if needed, for seated or standing support.

 

Silver Sneakers Classic, 9:00 am – 10:00 am. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the cafeteria.

 

Core Conditioning, 9:00 am. Mondays and Wednesdays in the cafeteria. This is a non-aerobic, muscle-toning class, focused on core strength. Most sculpting classes use weight bars, exercise bands, dumbbells, or a combination of these gadgets. You perform traditional weight-training movements in a class setting.

POUNDFIT, Tuesdays beginning June 8, 11:00 am. POUND is a cardio jam-session designed to release the rockstar within us while promoting total-body fitness. Instead of listening to the music, you become the music in this full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movement. No sign-up required!

Mug/Gift Basket Making, Wednesday, June 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Cost is $15.00. All supplies included. Please sign-up by June 10. 

String Quilts, Monday, June 21 & June 28, 9:00 am -11:00 am. Cost is $5.00. Supplies furnished: yarn, batting, scissors, and yardsticks. You can make a baby quilt or a lap quilt. Please call (423) 765-9047 for more information. Sign-up by June 16. 

Chicken Wire Lights, Wednesday, June 30, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Participants will use chicken wire and string lights to make a Christmas light ball. Chicken wires and zip ties will be provided. Participants need to bring a 100-bulb light string and sturdy gloves. Cost is $10.00 and all supplies are provided. Please bring your own scissors and favorite adhesives. Sign-up by June 23.

Advanced Crochet, Fridays, July 9 – August 13, 9:30 am – 10:30 am. Cost is $20.00 – class is limited to 4 participants. Please call (423) 765-9047 to sign-up by July 7.

Beginner Crochet, Fridays, July 9 – August 13, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Participants will use basic stitches to make a scarf. Bring a size 5mm (US size H-8) Susan Bates hook. Cost is $20.00 – class is limited to 4 participants. Please call (423) 765-9047 to sign-up by July 7.

Intermediate Crochet, Fridays, July 9 – August 13, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. Participants will make a sample afghan that uses squares of different designs. Cost is $20.00 – class is limited to 4 participants. Please call (423) 765-9047 to sign-up by July 7.

Bar Bead Necklace, Tuesday, July 13, 10:30 am. Supplies needed: 18 inch chain, small jump rings, 2 inch eye pin, lobster claw or clasp of choice. Please sign-up by July 8. Class will be instructed by Amy Strom.

Card Making Class, Monday, July 19, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. We will be using a sheet of gold foil precuts to “dress up” 4 cards. Cost is $10. All supplies are included. Please bring scissors and your favorite adhesives and join the fun! Please sign-up by July 15.

Intro to Drawing Class, Monday, July 19, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Cost is $25. Students for the drawing class should bring a sketch or drawing pad (9×12, 11×14, 18×24), a drawing pencil (4B, 6B, or Prismacolor Ebony pencil) Art Gum eraser and/or kneaded eraser, and a blending stump. This class will cover basic shapes, lines, shading, composition, drawing animals, still life, faces, and landscape. Please sign-up by July 14.

Mosaic Glass Art, Saturday, July 24, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Cost is $45. All supplies are included. See example in display case at main site and on our Facebook page. Please sign-up by July 19. This class will be held at the main site in Room 303.

will be held on Mondays from 8:45 am – 10:00 am with volunteer, Nancy Greene. No sign-up required, walk-ins welcome!

Corn Hole boards are available in the senior center office at Lynn View to play Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 2:00pm. Corn hole is an American lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the platform scores 1 point. No sign up required, just come in and ask for the boards.

  • is played in the gym at Lynn View Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm for the month of June only. Pickleball is traditionally played on a badminton-sized court with special Pickleball paddles, made of wood or high-tech aerospace materials. The ball used is similar to a whiffle ball but slightly smaller. The lower net and whiffle ball allow the game to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities, while still allowing more competitive players to test their mettle. This is Open Pickleball for all skill levels.
  •  Starting Wednesday, June 16th the Senior Center Pickleball days on the outdoor courts at V.O. Dobbins – located at 301 Louis Street – are Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30-10:30a.m. This is open play for all skill levels. No sign up required.

is played at Lynn View from 8:00 am – 10:00 am, Monday through Thursday. Stop by the office to grab a ball and shoot some hoops with us!

Colonial Heights Methodist Church

631 Lebanon Rd, Kingsport, TN 37663

is on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the gym from 9:00 am – 10:00 am. Silver Sneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance, and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

First Broad Street United Methodist Church

100 E Church Cir, Kingsport, TN 37660

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Room 239 at 9:30 am. Total Body Workout consists of upper and lower body exercises that trim, tone, and define muscle, while giving you a good cardio workout. *starting on Monday, June 21*

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am – 11:30 am. Mat yoga – includes breath, abdominal, and arm strength building. *starts Tuesday, June 22*

Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Includes standing poses and gentle movements for strength and flexibility. Each class ends with relaxation. *starts Tuesday, June 22*

Kingsport Aquatics Center

1820 Meadowview Pkwy, Kingsport, TN 37660

Lap swimming is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 11:00 am for free with your Senior Center membership card and you will receive a 20% discount on swim classes offered by the Aquatics Center.

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