Scrabble Day, 11am. Thursdays. Bring your lunch and a drink, enjoy a game of scrabble. No sign up required.
Tai Chi for Arthritis, 12:30pm, Tues, Jul 2 – Aug 27 (No class on July 16). This is an evidence-based program that helps to improve balance, flexibility, and strength. It is also a great stress reducer. This class is appropriate for any ability, including those with balance or mobility issues as there is a seated version also. This is a beginner class for anyone wanting to learn tai-chi. Cost is $6 per class, paid to instructor: Rachel Dean, MPH, Family and Consumer Science Agent, TNCEP Sullivan County. Please sign up by 7/1.
Beginner Yoga, 5:30pm, Wed, Jul 3 – Aug 7. This is a class for anyone who hasn’t stretched in a while. Cost is $25 paid at sign up that begins Jul 1.
Intermediate Crochet, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Fri, Jul 5 – Aug 9. Cost is $20.00 paid to instructor. Class is limited to 4 participants. Please call Lynn View and be signed up by Jul 3.
Beginning Crochet, 11:00 –Noon, Fri, Jul 5 – Aug 9. Participants will use basic stitches and learn how to make a scarf and dish cloth. Cost: $20.00 paid to instructor. Call Lynn View and sign up by Jul 3. Class is limited to 4 participants.
Advanced Beginner Crochet, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Fri, Jul 5 – Aug 9. Cost: $ 20.00 paid to instructor. Please call Lynn View and be signed up by Jul 3. Class is limited to 4 participants.
Basic Home Repairs, 12:30pm, Tues, Jul 9. Doug Clark will show you how you can do basic home repairs without calling the professionals! Please sign up by Jul 3.
Christmas in July, 10am-1pm, TH, Jul 11. Start your Christmas shopping early this year and join us as the Kingsport Senior Artisan Center hosts the first annual Christmas in July event at Lynn View Community Center, greeting cards, pottery, Tennessee Volunteer stuff, decorative hand towels, jewelry, leather items, baskets, framed art, paintings and more! Enjoy music by Suzuki School of Music at Noon. Hope to see you there!
Antique Tool Day, 12:30pm, Tues, Jul 16. Bring your favorite antique tool to share, stump your friends on what it was used for; kitchen, gardening, farming, etc. Prizes for most unusual/oldest! Starting July 1, go on our Facebook page, be the first to guess correctly what the antique tool is for that week, attend this program and win a prize! Please sign up by Jul 11.
Card Making, 11am, Mon, Jul 22. In the lounge. Our theme is “Christmas in July” and we will be making 4 holiday cards. (It’s never too early to start thinking ahead!) Beat the heat as we play with wintry trees and snowflakes. Cost is $10, paid to instructor, and all supplies are included. You may bring a favorite adhesive and your scissors. Sign up by Friday, Jul 19.
Quick Summer Meals, 12:30pm, Wed, Jul 24. In the lounge. Join us for some refreshing ideas on summer recipes with Elizabeth Hall, R.D. Food City. Please sign up by Jul 17.
Butterbean Auction, 12:30pm. Wed, Jul 24. Butter beans and prizes are sponsored by Visiting Angels. A butter bean auction is similar to bingo, just more fun because you bid with the butterbeans on items provided by the sponsor. Please call Lynn View at 765-9047 and sign up by 7/17.
Sock Hop, 12:30pm, Mon, Jul 29. In recognition of National Dance Day join us for a sock hop. Bring a finger food to share and your saddle loafers! Please sign up by Jul 22.
Ice Cream Sandwich Day, 12:30pm, Fri, Aug 2. Ice cream sandwiches sponsored by TownView. Entertainment by Harry and Jan Rose Hall. Please sign up by Aug 1.
Biscuits and Bingo, 10:30am. Thurs, Aug 8. Biscuits and bingo prizes are sponsored by Crown Cypress. Come out and enjoy a biscuit and a fun game of bingo! Please call 765-9047 to sign up, limited to 50 participants. Please sign up by Aug 5.
Pickleball is played in the gym at Lynn View on Mon, Wed and Fri from 9:00am – 2:00pm and on Tuesday/Thursday (sponsored by Parks and Rec) 9:00 am – Noon. 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. Please sign in on the computer if you are 50 or older. *The second floor for walking and the gym will be closed for Summer Kids Camp through July 18*. Only available dates and times are as follows: Fri, Jul 5 – 12:30 – 2, Wed, Jul 10 – 12:30 – 2, Wed, Jul 17 – 12-2.
Personal Training with Juanita Churchwell available by the hour or as a package. Call to schedule (423) 571-9922.
First Broad Street United Methodist Church
Total Body Workout: Monday, Wednesday and Friday in room 239 at 9:30am. Total Body workout consists of upper and lower body exercises that trim, tone and define muscle, while giving you a good cardio workout.
Piloxing: Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am. Piloxing is pilates, boxing, and dancing that give you a great cardio workout.
Core Yoga: Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 -11:30am. Mat yoga. Includes breath, abdominal and arm strength building.
Yoga: Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am – 12:00pm. Includes standing poses and gentle movements for strength and flexibility, each class ends with relaxation.
Colonial Heights United Methodist Church
Silver Sneakers Yoga: Monday and Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – Noon in the gym. 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.
George Washington Apartments, Friendship Manor Apartments, Forest Ridge Manor Apartments, Kiwanis Towers Apartments: bi- annual activities such as bingo, birthday parties, educational seminars, blood pressure checks, etc.
Aquatics Center: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. lap swimming with your Senior Center membership card is free and you will receive a 20% discount on swim classes.
Juanita Churchwell available by the hour or as a package. Call to schedule (423) 571-9922.