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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 is required.

Grief Share, Friday, January 20, 11:00 am. This grief support group will meet the 3rd Friday of the month with Sherry York, Bereavement Coordinator, and Grief Recovery Specialist who will provide helpful information.

Butterbean Auction, Wednesday, January 25, 12:30 pm. 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.

Biscuits & Bingo,Thursday, February 9, 10:30 am. Biscuits and bingo prizes are sponsored by Avalon. Come out and enjoy a biscuit and a fun game of bingo! Limited to 30 participants.

Artisan Meeting, Tuesday, February 14, 1:00 pm. Local artisans from the Tri-Cities are welcome to attend. Check out our artisan center, events coming up that we are attending and how you can join us. No sign-up required. Meet February’s Artisan of the month.

Griefshare, Friday, February 17, 11:00 am. This grief support group will meet the 3rd Friday of the month with Sherry York, Bereavement Coordinator, and Grief Recovery Specialist who will provide helpful information.

Butterbean Auction, Wednesday, February 22, 12:30 pm. 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.

Pickleball II, Tuesdays & Thursdays, January 10 – 31, 10:30 am. Cost: $30, pay at sign-up. This class is for participants who have taken the beginner class.

Advanced Hand QuiltingTuesdays & Thursdays, January 10 – February 6, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Cost is $15, paid at sign-up.

Hand Quilting Group gathers each day in the cafeteria and quilts together.

Advanced Crochet, Friday, January 13 – February 17, 9:30 – 10:30 am. Cost: $ 20.00 paid to instructor. Class is limited to 4 participants. Participants will work on project of choice.

Beginning Crochet, Friday, January 13 – February 17, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Participants will use basic stitches and learn how to make a scarf. Bring a size 5mm (US size H-8) Susan Bates hook. Cost: $20.00 paid to instructor. Limited to 4.

Intermediate Crochet, Friday, January 13 – February 17, 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Cost is $20.00 paid to instructor. Class is limited to 4 participants. Participants will make a sampler afghan that uses squares of different designs. Required supplies, a size H hook and four 7 ounce skeins of #4 worsted weight yarn (bring a main color (3) and (1) contrasting color). Limited to 4.

Basket Making Class, Wednesday, January 18, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Cost is $15, paid to instructor Candy Alexander. Class limit of 10. Participants will make a candle votive. Supplies needed: a ruler, clothes pins, kitchen scissors or garden snips and a pencil.

Needle Felting & Wet Felting, Friday, January 13. 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Minimum of 6 people, $15/person. Anyone with any felting tools or wool roving, please bring whatever you have.

Card Making Class, Monday, January 23, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. We will make 4 birthday cards to build up your stash for 2023. Cost is $10. Bring your favorite adhesives, paper tools, and scissors.

Decoupaqe Techniques, Tuesday, January 24, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Artisan Esther Richards will show participants how to decoupaqe. Please call for supply list.

Dot Painting, Wednesday, January 25, 11:00 am. Join us in creating beautiful dotted artwork on a variety of surfaces like rocks and shells. We will use simple tools and techniques to create dots of paint in vibrant patterns. This makes a beautiful gift, home decor or meditative practice. Cost: $10. Participants can bring their own rocks if they would like. Various shells will provided. They may also want to bring their own paint colors in they have anything in a special color.

Beginner Stained Glass, Thursdays, January 12 – 26, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Cost is $5.00 paid, first day of class. Bring an 8×10 piece of glass. You can choose a pattern or bring your own.

Intermediate Stained Glass, Thursdays, January 12 – 26, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Cost is $5.00 paid first day of class. Supply list available at sign up.

Beginner Stained Glass, Thursdays, February 2 – 16, 10:00 – 11:00 am, Cost: $5.00 paid first day of class and bring an 8×10 piece of glass.

Stained Glass II, Thursdays, February 2 – 16, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Cost: $5.00 paid first day of class. Supply list available at sign up.

Embroidery, Mondays & Wednesdays, February 6 – 22, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.Cost: $15, pay first day of class to instructor Sandra Arnold.

Palette Painting Class, Monday, February 6, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm. Cost: $30, paid first day of class. Instructor: Robin Wilbanks Hilman. Participants will paint a welcome sign with a mason jar and poppies.

Hand Quilting, Tuesdays & Thursdays, February 7 – February 23, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Cost is $15, paid at sign-up. Beginners only.

Advanced Hand Quilting Group gathers each day in the cafeteria and quilts together.

Pickleball II, Tuesdays & Thursdays, February 7 – 23, 10:30 am. Cost: $30, pay at sign-up. This class is for participants who have taken the beginner class.

Chromebook Classes, Tuesdays, February 7 – 28, 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Join Lydia Hoskins, Family & Consumer Sciences, UT/TSU Extension, Sullivan County, as she helps you navigate a chrome book. Classes include operating instructions, how to avoid scams, etc. Upon completion of the classes you will be given your chromebook. *Chrome Books provided by a Digital Literacy Grant* Limited to 10 participants.

Basket Making Class, Wednesday, February 15, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Cost is $15, paid to instructor Candy Alexander. Class limit of 10. Participants will make a small market basket with a wooden handle and open – weave bottom. Supplies needed: a ruler, clothes pins, kitchen scissors or garden snips and a pencil.

Cooking for One or Two, Tuesday, February 21, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Participants will learn how to make a one-pot recipe with samples and additional recipes to take home. Presented by Linda Jones, program assistant II, TNCEP,UT-TSU Extension Sullivan County.

Framing Artwork, Wednesday, February 22, 11:00 am. Cost: $15, paid day of class. Want to learn how to frame your own artwork or collectibles? Feel like framing retail framing costs too much? Want some tips on how to decorate your home with framed art? Join the framing workshop and learn the basics of framing using a few tools and supplies. This framing workshop will be mostly demonstration with a shorter part of participant participation in matting and framing their work. Participants should also bring in a 5×7 or 4×6 picture/artwork that they would like to frame.

Barn Quilt, Thursday, February 23, 10:30 am. All supplies furnished. 10 participants required for class to go. These are weatherproof boards and are 2×2 ft. Choose from seven patterns. Cost: $75. Payable day of class.

Card Making Class, Monday, February 27, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. This is a “Mystery” class. We will take a piece of paper and create a set of 6 greeting cards to gift or build your stash. Everyone’s cards will be different. Great beginner class. Cost is $10 paid day of class to instructor. Bring scissors, favorite adhesives and a paper trimmer if you have one.

Decoupaqe Techniques, Tuesday, February 28, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Artisan Esther Richards will show participants how to decoupaqe. Please call for supply list.

Advanced Crochet, Fridays, March 3 – April 14, 9:30 – 10:30 am. Cost: $20 paid to instructor. Class is limited to 4 participants. Participants will work on project of choice.

Beginner Crochet, Fridays, March 3 – April 14, 11:00 – 12:00 pm. Participants will use basic stitches and learn how to make a scarf. Bring a size 5mm (US size H-8) Susan Bates hook. Cost: $20.00 paid to instructor. Limited to 4.

Intermediate Crochet, Fridays, March 3 – April 14, 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Cost is $20.00 paid to instructor. Class is limited to 4 participants. Participants will make a sampler afghan that uses squares of different designs. Required supplies, a size H hook and four 7 ounce skeins of #4 worsted weight yarn (bring a main color (3) and (1) contrasting color). Limited to 4.

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.

Low Impact Aerobics, Fridays, Cafeteria, 9:00 am – 10:00 am.

Stretch & Flex!, Fridays, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Cafeteria. Enjoy stretching, increasing your flexibility & balance, & mastering the use of breath for greater fitness & relaxation. Includes some gentle yoga with exercises done while standing or seated in a chair – no floor work required! Optional floor exercises may be offered towards the end of class but these can also be chair-based – your choice! Bring a yoga mat if you have one to use alongside the chairs provided.

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.

*Must be a member and sign-in each day, if you go to multiple sites: sign in for each location, please bring your membership card*

ALL LOCATIONS ARE OPEN TO ALL SKILL LEVELS

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.

Kingsport Senior Center (1200 E. Center Street):

Tuesdays & Fridays: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

KSC@LynnView (257 Walker Street Lynn View Community Center): 
Mondays & Wednesdays: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fridays: Open gym between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

No pickleball for the month of June.

TNT Sports Complex (600 E. Main St.):

June 1st, 7th, and 8th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in June

Riverview Park (301 Louis St.):

Mondays & Wednesdays: 8:30 am – 10:30 am

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!

No basketball for the month of June.

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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.

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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.

Tuesdays: 11:00 am – 11:30 am.

Thursdays: 9:30 am – 11:30 am. (due to kids camp through July 21)

Mat yoga – includes breath, abdominal, and arm strength building.

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.

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Kingsport Aquatics Center

1820 Meadowview Pkwy, Kingsport, TN 37660

Lap swimming is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 12:00 am for free with your Senior Center membership card and you will receive a 20% discount on swim classes offered by the Aquatics Center.