Download January 2018 Event Schedule (v171228a)
through Friday, in the MPDH.
Breakfast time 8:30 - 9:30 am, $2.00 plus tax.
12:00 – 1:30 pm, $3.00 plus tax.
Meals available to registered participants and seniors
Fulton County Auto Tags, Serving “Seniors 55+”
Wednesday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 to 3:00 pm, next door to the doctor’s office in building
Free Blood Pressure Check
Every Tuesday, Ms. Frances Katapodis and Ms. Audrey
Valley, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, in the Lobby of building B.
Every Thursday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Medical Center Building
Call 404 612 2358 for appointment.
“Ladies, let’s talk about it…Women to Women”
from 10:00 to 11:00 am, in the Adult Day Lounge I.
An on-going group for women to experience support
and bond with other women in a safe, compassionate environment.
Group Facilitator, Nicole
Wyche, MACC, NCC, and LAPC eligible.
Sign up in the Fitness Center.
is not taking new members at this time.
Stars & Strikes
us at “Leisure League”
for a fun day of bowling. $5 pays for shoe rental, three games, complimentary coffee and much more.
See Nicole in the fitness
center of building B.
1/25 (Thursday) Foot Care Clinic
Benson participants will be evaluated by an Orthopedic Nurse for risk of foot problems and also be given personalized
preventive care techniques.
Foot care screenings by appointment only, please sign up
at the receptionist desk in building B.
10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Beauty Salon, Building A
1/26 (Friday) Happy Hour Trivia
Are You Smarter Than a Senior???
Benson Participants will enjoy an afternoon of refreshment, socialization and fun, interactive trivia.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide. Free Tax Help!
2/5 – 4/16 (every Monday and Wednesday
that we are open)
Please bring government issued photo id, for direct deposit of refund or automatic debit
Please bring one of your bank checks.
All taxpayers are welcome regardless
of age or income.
For questions, call AARP.org/tax aide at 1-888/227-7669
Location: Benson Game Room.
Benson’s Beauty Salon Closed, in
Hair Salon, Building A
Our Beauty Salon is closed for the
Additional Meetings and Programs
Mondays, 12:00 - 4:00, Neighborhood Center (Building
Learn/Play for fun
Benson’s Book Club - Reading Group
3rd Monday of the month, 1:00 - 2:00, Conference Room A
(Facilitator: Amelia Reid)
Bridge - Open to all
Every Tuesday, 9:00 - 4:00, in the Game Room (building B)
Free Blood Pressure Check
10:00 - 12:00, Lobby Multipurpose Building
Ask Chef Quentin
Every Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:45, Multi-Purpose Dining Hall
Chef Quentin will
be available to answer any of your dining questions.
North Area Council on Aging Monthly
1st Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, Conference Rooms A and
Changes in Medicare & Information from Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
November - The Benefits of a Spirit of Thanksgiving
December - No
Benson Caregiver’s Support
4th Tuesday of the month, 4:00 - 6:00, Benson Adult Day Lounge
(Call to register 404-612-2360)
“Open Mic” & Department of Watershed: Senior Outreach
Program on Water/Sewer
1st Wednesday of the month, 1:00 - 2:00, Multi-Purpose Dining Hall
of Benson Meeting
2nd Wednesday of the month, 10:00 - 12:00, Conference
Rooms A and B
Wednesday of the month, 12:30, Multi-Purpose Dining Hall
- all levels are invited
Every Thursday, 12:30 - 4:00, Building C
Land Fitness Orientation
Every Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00,
Sign-up at the receptionist desk
Hold’em - “Poker”
Every Thursday, 1:00 - 3:00, Conference
AARP Driver Safety
$15 member $20 non-member
Thursday, 9:00 - 4:00, Conference Rooms A and B
Dates & Instructors:
01/25 - Jerry
02/22 - Warren
03/29 - Jerry
04/26 - Warren
05/31 - Jerry
Every Friday, 9:30 - 10:30, Pool Area
By appointment only (Sign-up at the receptionist desk)
Chess with Tony - Learn/play for fun
Every Friday, 9:30 - 12:00, Game Room
This ancient game, whose modern
adaptation most closely resembles bowling, requires skill, strategy and just a little luck.
Every Tuesday and Friday, 10:00 - 12:00, Bocce Court next to Building A
Chorus - "All voices are invited”
Every Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:00, Multi-Purpose Dining Hall
Chess with Sophie (For Beginners)
Friday, 12:00 - 1:00, Conference Room A
Social Bridge - Learn/Play for fun
Every Friday, 12:00 - 4:00, Game Room
All experienced players are welcome.
Open Computer Lab
Every Friday, 1:00 - 3:00, Computer Lab
Bridge “ Scheduled” games only
Every Friday, 1:00 - 4:00, Multi-Purpose Dining Hall
2018 Day Trips
Lion King – Fox Theater (SOLD OUT)
$61 (Ticket and Benson Bus); $56 (Ticket only) cash only. Depart
Benson: 10:30am, return 4:00pm (Showtime: 1:00pm – Runtime: 2.0 hours). Tickets sales begin in August 28th, 2017, 8:30am
(Limit two tickets per person).
See, download and/or print the Flyer for this Event.
See Lila in Administrative Area. (SOLD
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – Balzer Theater at Herren’s
$25 (Entry and Transportation) cash only, depart 9:00am, return 3:00pm (Showtime:
11:00am – Runtime: 1.5 hours), tickets sales begin on Monday 12/4/2017, (Limit two tickets per person).
See Lila in Administrative Area
The Daughter of the Regiment
Presented by the Atlanta Opera-Cobb Energy Centre.
(cash only) entry and transportation included.
Benson 9:00am, returning 3:00pm, Showtime: 11:00am – Runtime: 1.5 hrs.
Tickets sales begin: 8:30am on Monday December 4th, 2017, limit two tickets per person.
See Lila in the Administrative Area.
3/21/18 (Wednesday) Synergy
Presented by Kennesaw State University
- Cobb Energy Centre.
$5 per person (Free
Event, this is for transportation cost only).
We depart from the Benson Center at 10:00am and return 1:00pm (ShowTime: 11:00am - Runtime: 1.0
See Lila in Administrative Office.
Viking River Cruises, Seven night Rhine River Cruise, Viking Embla
From $2,924 per person, plus air from Atlanta only $295.
Trip details available in the lobby.
6/4/18-6/8/18 (Monday to Friday)
The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum
$599 per person, includes: 5 days and 4 nights, motorcoach transportation, 4 nights lodging,
8 meals, admission to the “new, stunning – Art Encounter”, admission to the Famous Creation Museum, admission
to the Newport Aquarium, admission to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and much more.
2017 Benson's Holiday and Closing Schedule
- Veteran’s Day: Friday, 11/10
- Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, 11/23
- Christmas: Friday and Monday, 12/22, 23 and 25
- New Year’s Eve: Friday and Saturday, 12/29 and 30
2018 Benson's Holiday Closing
01.01.18 New Year's Day
01.15.18 Martin Luther King Day
02.19.18 President's Day
05.28.18 Memorial Day
07.04.18 Independence Day
09.03.18 Labor Day
10.08.18 Columbus Day
11.22.18 - 11.23.18 Thanksgiving Holidays
12.24.18 - 12.25.18 Christmas Holidays
12.31.18 New Year's Eve
2017 Benson's Class and Instructor's Planning Dates
FALL/SESSION 4 Week of October 02 - December 04
Instructor’s Planning: Down Week: December 18 - 21 & December 26-29 (Open
Swim & Gym Only)
Winter 2018/SESSION 1: January - March 2018
Computer Registration Winter Session 2018 is from November 27th through December
Instructor’s Planning: Down Week from December 18 to the 21st
and from December 26 to the 29th (Open Swim and Gym Only).
Download December 2017 Event Schedule (v171122a)