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Activity-Packed Calendar of Events and Classes for Seniors

Montgomery County Recreation has 12 locations that feature programming for adults 55 and over. You are sure to find something that will appeal to your interests and abilities.
Whether it’s arts, culture, education or fitness, our programs keep local seniors feeling young because they are always learning something new and trying new things.

Explore what each location has to offer. Here is a short list of locations with senior programming and some highlights from their summer calendars. For detailed information and a full program schedule call the Community Recreation Center nearest you.

Praisner (Burtonsville) offers an indoor walking program on Tuesdays and Thursdays and mark your calendar for the  “Life of Pi” movie on July 9th at 11:00 am

Potomac offers Tai Chi classes on Mondays and Wednesdays, as well as chair exercise classes on Tuesdays and Fridays

Wheaton offers Senior Volleyball on Mondays and Thursdays from 12:30 – 2:30 pm and Bone Builders classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Damascus will be hosting the First Fruits Gospel Blue Grass Band on July 7th at 1:00 pm and invites seniors and their families to join in on the Intergenerational Ice Cream Social on August 8th at 1:00 pm.

Long Branch has a special guest every Wednesday when regular volunteer Lisa visits at 10:30 to lead a craft session.  Every Thursday at noon local instructor Kirk Talbott leads Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes.

Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring) has everything from ‘armchair travel’ talks that take you around the world, to weekly discussion groups where you learn to maximize your quality of life (Thursdays at 11:00 am), to fitness classes, and regular Monday movies (“Doubt” will be shown July 15 at 1:00 pm).

White Oak (Silver Spring) will celebrate the great American opera singers of our time on July 9th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm and will show the 1956 film “Richard III” on July 19th from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Holiday Park Senior Center (Wheaton) is popular for its Summer Sounds music program and Dance Club Fridays. Join singer Mark Hanak on July 5th at 1:15 pm for music and laughter, and join Dale Jarrett on July 16th for musical memories from the 40s to the 90s. Dance Club Fridays are scheduled for July 5, 19 and 26 from 1:15 – 3:15 pm and require a small fee of $5.00 at the door.