Activities

Except when we are closed, we provide the following activities all year round.
If you wish, you can also view these in activities in a Activities Calendar.

Hand & Foot (Canasta)

Hand and Foot is a version of Canasta in which each player is dealt two sets of cards, known as the "hand" and the "foot".
Every Monday in Neighborhood Center (Building C).
Facilitator is Amelia Reid.

Schedule: Monday, December 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Mar 18 2019 except Mon Dec 17 2018, Mon Dec 24 2018, Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019.
Location: Recreation Room (Bldg C)
Social Bridge

Bridge, open to all, play for fun.

Schedule: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Mar 19 2019 except Tue Dec 18 2018, Tue Jan 01 2019.
Location: Game Room
Chef Quentin

Chef Quentin will be available to answer any of your dining questions.

Schedule: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 1:45pm to 2:45pm
Repeats every month on the fourth Tuesday until Tue Feb 26 2019.
Location: Multi Purpose Dining Hall
Domino

Participants may bring games to play.

Facilitator: Harriett Blank

Schedule: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 20 2019 except Wed Dec 19 2018.
Location: Game Room
Friends of Benson Meeting

Friends of Benson Board of Directors monthly meeting.

Schedule: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Repeats every month on the second Wednesday until Wed Mar 13 2019.
Location: Conference Room A and B
Council on Aging

North Area Council on Aging monthly meeting/workshop.

Schedule: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Repeats every month on the first Wednesday until Wed Mar 06 2019.
Location: Conference Room A and B
Birthday Celebration

We celebrate Birthdays monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Schedule: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Repeats every month on the third Wednesday until Wed Mar 20 2019.
Location: Multi Purpose Dining Hall
Open Mic with Sabrina

What’s Happening at Benson?
Join us on the first Wednesday of each month in the Multipurpose Dining Hall.
Ask questions or make suggestions.

In addition, Ms. Nettie Douglass from Watershed Management will join us to assist you with your water billing concerns.

Schedule: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Repeats every month on the first Wednesday until Wed Mar 06 2019.
Location: Multi Purpose Dining Hall
Fitness room

This class is required for all new participants in the Fitness Center.
One-hour orientation on how to use various pieces of equipment and how to set up your own personal exercise log.
By appointment only, sign up at the Receptionist Desk.

Schedule:
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Sep 13 2018.
Location: Fitness Center
Texas Hold 'em

Texas Hold 'em for all levels.

Schedule: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 21 2019 except Thu Dec 20 2018.
Location: Conference Room A
Pool stuff

Required for all new participants in the water fitness program. One-hour orientation to learn how to properly use the therapeutic water program.
By appointment only, sign up at the Receptionist Desk.

Schedule:
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Jun 15 2018.
Location: Pool
Social Bridge

Come play bridge for fun. All Experienced Players are welcome.

Schedule: Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 22 2019 except Fri Dec 21 2018.
Location: Game Room
US Census Univac

For access to a computer.

Schedule:
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 16 2018.
Location: Computer Lab
Social Bridge

"Scheduled" games only.

Schedule: Friday, December 7, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Mar 22 2019 except Fri Dec 21 2018.
Location: Multi Purpose Dining Hall

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