Programs & Classes

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Manicures, 11:30am – 1:30pm. Tues, March 12 | Multipurpose Room | DB Cosmetology Students. Fee: $2 paid to manicurist. 6 people per appointment. Appointments are at 11:30, 12:30, & 1:30pm.

Flower Arranging Class, 10:30-11:30am. Thurs, March 14 | Multipurpose Room | Fee: $10. Instructor: Susan Valentine. Please bring flower scissors and ribbon scissors.

St. Patrick’s Day “The Price is Right Game” 2019, 1-3pm. Fri, March 15 | Room 310 | Fee: Bring a finger food to share.

“The Mad Gardeners” Meeting, 12-1:30pm. Mon, March 18 | Card Room | Please join us for this meeting if you are interested in planting and maintaining flowers outside the Kingsport Senior Center Building. All green thumbs welcome!!

Introduction to Windows 10 Computer Classes (3-weeks), 10am – 11am. Mon., March 18, 25, & April 1 | Computer Lab| Lynne Hixson will be instructing the class. The class is limited to 8 people per class. If anyone has a laptop that they would like to bring to the class then they may do so, otherwise they can use the desktops in the classroom. Sign up begins 2/25.

IPad Classes (3-weeks), 10 – 11am. Tues, March 19, 26 & April 2 | Computer Lab| Lynne Hixson will be instructing the class. The class is limited to 8 people per class. If anyone has an IPad that they would like to bring to the class then they may do so, otherwise they can use the iPads in the classroom. Sign up begins 2/25.

Recreating Meals with Leftovers, 5:30-6:30pm. Tues, March 19 | Room 303 | Facilitated by Dalton Timbs- ETSU Dietician Student. Sign up begins 2/19. Please sign up by 3/12.

Safe Online Shopping Class (3-weeks), 10-11am. Wed, March 20, 27, & April 3 | Computer Lab | Lynne Hixson will be instructing the class. This class will cover how to order items online safely. Members can use one of the desktops computers or bring their own device. Sign up begins 2/25.

Movie Day: “A Star is Born”, 1pm. Wed, March 20 |Atrium| Free. Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. Popcorn will be served but bring your own drink!

Bob Ross Style Painting, 10am – 2pm. Wed, March 20 | Room 303 | Fee: $50. Supplies are covered in the fee. Please bring your lunch.

Ballroom Dance, 1-2pm. Mon. and Fri.’s beginning March 25 | Room 302 | Fee: $10 per person x 8 classes paid at sign up = $80 total. Facilitated by Emily Matney. Sign up begins 2/28. Please sign up by 3/20.

The Melting Pot, 11:30am – 1:30pm. Mon, March 25 | Lounge | Instructor: Donna Chmeilnik. Fee: $3 at sign up & $2 day of class. This class is limited to 20 people only! Sign up begins 2/25.

Easter Egg Hunt with New Vision Youth, 11am-1pm. Fri, March 29 | Front Lawn | Fee: Please bring an Easter Basket or bag. New Vision Youth Kids will help the seniors hunt the eggs. They will also be bringing bags with different items in it to trade in. For example, if you find a bag of dirty socks you trade them in for new socks.

Easter Lunch, 11:30am-1pm. Tues, April 2 | Gym | Fee: $2 and bring a side dish.

Jewelry Making, 2-4pm. Wed, April 3 – June 5 | Room 303 | Taught by Amanda Howard. Please pick up a supply list from the front office at sign up.

The Kingsport Seniors Book Club 10am. Wed, April 3 | Card Room | This month we’re reading Night Comes to the Cumberlands by Harry M. Caudill.  Published in 1962, the author calls it a ‘biography of a depressed area.  It’s the story of the Appalachia, from the Indian Wars up to 1960’s.  A deep felt and relevant book for our times.  Join us, will you?  All are welcome.

Beginner Flower Arranging Class, 10:30-11:30am. Thurs, April 4 | Multipurpose Room | $10 paid at sign up. Please bring your green work bowl, ribbon and flower scissors.

Couples Trail Dance (Beginner), 6-7pm. Thurs.’s April 4 – June 6 | Gym | Fee: $35. The class lasts for 11 weeks. Need at least 4 couples for class to go. Couples trail dancing is couple doing organized steps together moving around the circumference of the dance floor with other couples doing the same dance trailing behind them.

Couples Trail Dance (Intermediate), 7-8pm. Thurs.’s April 4 – June 6 | Gym | Fee: $35. The class lasts for 11 weeks. Need at least 4 couples for class to go. Couples trail dancing is couple doing organized steps together moving around the circumference of the dance floor with other couples doing the same dance trailing behind them.

Trunk Sale, 8-2pm. Fri, April 5 | Front Parking Lot | Free.

Manicures, 11:30am – 1:30pm. Tues, April 9 | Multipurpose Room | DB Cosmetology Students. Fee: $2 paid to manicurist. 6 people per appointment. Appointments are at 11:30, 12:30, & 1:30pm.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, 1:30-2:30pm. Wednesday, April 10 | Computer Lab | Free. Facilitated by Laurie Norris – eLearning at John Seviere Middle School. This program will walk participants through how to use Google Classroom, ConAcademy, etc. (Software programs used by Middle School for Homework, etc.)

Flower Arranging Class, 10:30-11:30am. Thurs, April 11 | Multipurpose Room | Fee: $10. Instructor: Susan Valentine. Please bring flower scissors and ribbon scissors.

Spring Artisan Fair, 10am – 1pm. *2 days* Tues, Apr. 16, Wed, Apr. 17.  First floor atrium at the Senior Center. Come shop for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, everything from baskets to baked goods…..A wide variety of vendors and entertainment by Harry and Janrose Hall. Hope to see you there!

Movie Day: “The Post”, 1pm. Wed, April 17 |Atrium| Free. Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper – The Washington Post. With help from Editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets thatn spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light.  Popcorn will be served but bring your own drink!

Shred Day, 8:30am – 12:30pm. Mon., April 22 in the Front Parking Lot Loading Zone. Cost: Free. Join us on Earth Day & after the tax season to dispose of outdated or no longer needed documents. All documents must be loose (staples are however acceptable) and free from binders or notebooks, since the binder cannot be shredded. Only paper documents can be accepted.

Senior Legal Issues Seminar, 12:30-3pm. Wed, April 24 | 3rd Floor, Room 310 | Free. Hayley Griffith with Legal Aid of East TN will be here with a team of Attorneys and Paralegals that will provide a FREE presentation on senior legal issues, with time for questions afterwards. After the education presentation, qualifying seniors will have the opportunity to meet with an attorney and could receive legal advice, representation, or preparation of legal documents, FREE OF CHARGE. Limited to 100 people.

Arthritis and Gardening, 1-2pm. Thursday, April 25 | Room 303 | Dobyns-Bennett gardening teacher and students will be here to discuss the benefits of gardening for arthritis. Come and learn how gardening can help your arthritis. You will learn different exercises to do for arthritis as well as how soil can help your arthritis. You will also get a plant to take home with you.

Senior Driver Safety Seminar, 9-10am. Thurs. May 2 | Computer Lab | Free. Lieutenant Rick Garrison with the TN Highway Patrol and Safety will be at the KSC to do a presentation on Senior Driver Safety. As of 1/24/19, the State of TN has had 57 people killed in motor vehicle crashes, and of those killed, this year, 16 were Senior Drivers (age 65+ (28%)) As of 12/31/18, there were 206 Senior Drivers killed. Limited to 30 people.

Cooking with Tracy, 11am. Mon, May 6 | Lounge| This class is limited to 10 people only. Sign up now Cost: $5 paid at sign up. Sign up begins 4/8.

Mother’s Day of Pampering, 1-3pm. Thurs, May 9 | Room ? FREE. Sign up begins 4/3.

Patriotic Picnic, 11:30am – 1pm. Tues, May 21 | Allandale Pavilion | Fee: Bring a side dish. Sign up begins 4/10.

Life Size Bingo, 2 – 3:30pm. Fri, May 24 | Front Lawn | Fee: Bring a lawn chair and a coke or cookie to give away as a prize. Come and play life size bingo with us. Prizes will be awarded. If you love to play bingo you will love playing life size bingo. Sign up begins 4/15.

Outdoor Movie, 7pm. Fri, June 7 | Front Lawn | Bring a lawn chair. Sign up begins 4/15.

2019 Class Sessions

Session I

Week of January 8-Week of March 26

Session II

Week of April 9-Week of June 25

Session III

August 27- Week of November 12

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Which Classes are Reoccurring Classes?

  1. Bob Ross Style Painting
  2.  The Melting Pot
  3. Cooking with Chef Joe
  4. Cooking with Tracy
  5. Flower Arranging Class
  6. Grief Share
  7. Between the Covers Book Club
  8. Watercolor Painting Class
  9. Personal Training
  10. Card Making

Lynn View Programs & Classes

It’s Your Lucky Day, 12:30pm. Mon, Mar 11. Light refreshments and games provided by Amedisys. Please sign up by 3/7.

 

Basic Electrical Repairs, 12:30pm. Tues, Mar 12. This class will teach basic electrical repairs anyone can do. Facilitated by Doug Clark. Please sign up by 3/6.

 

Live to be 100, 12:30pm. Thurs, Mar 14. Facilitated by Dr. Tim Dunne with Spine and Sports Chiropractic. If you had a choice to think clearly and be active, would you choose to Live to 100? Let us show you the small daily decisions that will allow you to achieve these goals. Examples include time management, nutritional and exercise recommendations and many more tools that can be easily implemented. Please sign up by 3/7.

Foods that Aid In Digestion, 1:15pm. Mon, Mar 18. Facilitated by Mary Chamberlain Byrd, ETSU Dietician student.  Please sign up by 3/6.

 

Make Us Laugh, 12:30pm. Tues, Mar 19. Calling all stand-up comics; you think you are funny, let us be the judge, all material must be clean and no longer than 15 mins. Please sign up by 3/12.

 

Recreating Meals with Leftovers, 5:30pm. Tues, Mar 19.  Presented by Dalton Timbs – ETSU Dietician student.  Please sign up by 3/12.

 

Easy Freezer Meals for One or Two, 12:30pm. Wed, Mar 20. Cooking for yourself or one other person can be challenging! Wouldn’t it make life a little easier to have delicious, homemade meal options on hand that only take a few minutes to heat up? Come join UT Extension Agent Rachel Dean and learn about preparing and safely freezing several different meal options that will keep you from wondering, “What’s for dinner tonight?” Samples and recipe cards provided! Please sign up by 3/13.

 

Scrabble Day, 11am. Thursday’s, beginning Mar 21. Bring your lunch and a drink, enjoy a game of scrabble.

 

Card Making, 11am to 1pm. Mon, Mar 25. We will be “Thinking Outside the Box” as we use simple techniques to make a variety of stunning paper projects. Cost is $10, paid to the instructor, for 4 projects.  All supplies are included, but you are welcome to bring your own scissors and favorite adhesives. This is a bit of a mystery class, so if you like surprises, this one’s for you! Please sign up by 3/18.

 

CBD – Is It For Me? 12:30pm. Tues, Mar 26. CBD is being touted as a natural remedy for chronic pain, anxiety and other conditions. Reeda Tate from Good Food Grocery at Mac’s Medicine will discuss CBD, its uses, what research shows and does not show about its effectiveness and safety. Please sign up by 3/19.

Butterbean Auction, 12:30pm. Wed, Mar 27. 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 3/20.

 

Intermediate Drawing, 10am. Tuesdays, March 26 – May 28, in the cafeteria. This class will be putting together techniques and mediums covered during the fall and winter semesters.  Drawing skills required. Sign up begins Mar 5. Class is limited to 15.

Scrabble Day, 11am. Thursdays. Bring your lunch and a drink, enjoy a game of scrabble.

 

Paint Pouring, 12:30pm. Mon, Apr. 8. All supplies will be provided. Cost: $5.00. You will make a painted

flower vase. Facilitated by Julie Loven, The Effortless Girl as seen on Daytime TriCities. Visit her website at theeffortlessgirl.com. Please sign up by Apr.3.

 

Sugar: How to Find It and Consume Less of It, 12:30pm. Wed, Apr. 10. Facilitated by ETSU Nutrition student, Nicole Clemmer. Please sign up by Apr. 8.

 

Biscuits and Bingo, 10:30am. Thurs, Apr. 11. Biscuits and bingo prizes are sponsored by TownView. 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 Apr.4.

 

Hula Hoop Class – 12:30pm. Fri, Apr. 12. Join us as Nicole Clemmer demonstrates different exercises you can do with a hula hoop! Please sign up by Apr. 11.

 

Card Making, 11am to 1pm. Mon, Apr 22. We will be using a sketch to design 4 unique greeting cards. Instructor will walk you through using various paper crafting supplies.  Cost is $10 paid to instructor and all supplies are included, however you are always encouraged to bring your favorite adhesives and scissors.  No prior experience necessary.  This is a fun class in a relaxed atmosphere and good fellowship is guaranteed!  Sign up by April 15. Class limited to 8.

 

Holiday Leftover Potluck, 12:30pm, Mon, Apr. 22. Enjoy a potluck lunch with your Easter leftovers. At sign up, let us know what you’re bringing, please sign up by Apr. 18.

 

Container Gardening: Veggies, 10:30am, Tues, Apr. 23. Join us as Lynn Carson talks about the new things with tomato varieties such as sugar babes and heirlooms, along with growing other veggies. Please sign up by Apr. 22.

 

“Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff”, 12:30pm. Tues, Apr. 23. Join us as Karen Phillips, Professional organizer with Clutterfly and Company goes over how to clear out your stuff. Please sign up by 4/22.

 

Butterbean Auction, 12:30pm. Wed, Apr 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 3/20.

 

Moon Pie Day, 12:30pm, Mon, Apr. 29. Enjoy moon pies and red cola (sponsored by ClearCaptions) and music by Mark Larkins. Please sign up by Apr. 22. Prizes provided by Moon Pie, Chattanooga.

 

Tai Chi for Arthritis, 12:30pm, Tues, May 6 – Jun 25. 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 May 3.

 

Sweets for the Sweet (Mom’s Day Treats), 12:30pm, Mon, May 13. Enjoy light refreshments provided by the senior center. Soothing background music by Suzuki School of Music and all the Mom’s get a treat provided by Home Instead Senior Care. Please sign up by May 8.

 

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.

 

Personal Training with Juanita Churchwell available by the hour or as a package. Call to schedule (423) 571-9922.

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