Kingsport Senior Center Activities

The senior center is offering FREE Trial membership during the months of May and June. Come by the office and sign-up!


Zumba Gold Toning will be offered on Tuesdays beginning

June 3 and ending on July 22 at 2:00p.m. in the

Gym. Cost: $2.00 per class paid to Instructor: Linn Branchfield.

What is Zumba Gold Toning? It is muscle toning

for the young at heart. Its the dance-fitness party that

moves at your pace‚¬ and more! Shake and sculpt your

way to a healthy body for an active lifestyle. Whether

youre an active adult or just starting your fitness journey

the Zumba Gold Toning Program combines the enticing

international rhythms of a slower-paced Zumba

Gold dance-fitness class with the sculpting moves of a

Zumba Toning class, creating an easy-to-follow, health boosting

dance-fitness program anyone can enjoy! No sign up required.

Come join us for a table tennis tournament on

Wednesday, June 11 2014 at 1:00 pm in the Gym. This

tournament will be doubles playing the best of three games,

with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place only. Cost is $2.00 per

person due day of tournament. We will need at least 10 to

sign up for tournament to be played. Deadline for sign-ups is

Monday, June 9, 2014.


Silver surfers computer class on social media facebook in the computer lab on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 4:30pm -6:00pm. Cost is free. Instructor is Kim Howell with Visiting Angels. In this class you will learn how to get started on facebook. Sign up in the senior center office by June 10th.


Out-to-lunch-bunch goes to Hungry Mother State Park Lakeview Dining Room on Friday, June 13, 2014. We will leave the senior center at 9:45am and return around 3:30pm. Cost is $24.95 payable at sign up. Menu is roast beef, chicken parmesan, whole green beans with almonds, whipped potatoes, garden salad and fruit cobbler. Enjoy the beautiful park scenery while you are there! Sign up now!



The Kingsport Senior Centers Health & Wellness Fair will be on

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 on the 1st floor from 9:00 am to 11:00

am. NOTE: Registration will not start until 9:00 am! Come join us

for a day of Wellness. Blood Pressure checks, and Balance & Fall

Testing. Door prizes will be given during the Health Fair and you

must be present at the time names are drawn to win. So mark your

calendar for this very important date to be a part of the fun.

Participating Organizations below:

• Advanced Home Care

• AdvoCare

• Aid & Assist at Home, LLC

• Amedisys Hospice

• American Red Cross of Northeast TN

• BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

• Elmcroft @ Kingsport

• Emeritus at Remington House

• Friends of the Senior Center

• Gastroenterology Associates

• Grand Court Bristol

• Hi Health Innovations

• Holston Medical Group

• Home Instead Senior Care

• Mary Kay

• Results Physiotherapy

• Senior Care Consulting

• Smoky Mountain Home Health

• State of Tennessee Services for the Blind

• Sullivan County Regional Health Department

• United HealthCare

• Visiting Angels

• Walgreens

• Wellington Place Colonial Heights

• Wellmont – Comprehensive Weight Management Center

• Wellmont HVMC – The Hearing Center

Tiffany Feigley, PAHM, Medicare Advocate with BlueCross Blue-

Shield of Tennessee will be at the senior center on Tuesday, June

17, 2014 at 12:30 pm in the Card Room. Topic of discussion will

be Medicare 101. The A, B, C, and Ds of Medicare. Are you planning

for retirement and want to know about Medicare? Do you think

you might work past age 65, but are not sure how to handle Medicare

enrollment? Do you help your parents with their Medicare

choices and wish you understood more? Tiffanys presentation will

prepare you with the facts so that you can make a decision thats

best for you. No sign up required, walk-ins welcome.


New Scams for Seniors and How to Avoid Them Seminar on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in the card room from 12:30p.m.-1:30p.m. Cost is free. Light refreshments provided. Speaker: Polly Peterson, Attorney. Sign up begins June 2.


Building Bluebird Houses

For the past 15 years the Kingsport Bluebird Society has been

working to promote Kingsport as a bird sanctuary. Working

thorough the Parks & Rec. Dept. and the Greenbelt advisory

committee, their objective is to increase the population of the

Eastern Bluebird within the city and surrounding area. Our

wood shop here at the Kingsport Senior Center has the opportunity

to participate in this project by building bluebird houses.

All materials, including plans approved by the North American

Bluebird society, will be supplied. If any of our wood shop

workers would like to participate in this project we will meet in

the Wood Shop on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10:00 am.


Tatting Classes, June 23, 2014-July 21, 2014

MONDAYS ONLY in the card room from 1:30p.m.-3:30p.m.

Cost: $35.00 paid to instructor, Nina Gilchrist

Sign up began May 23.


Stretch Your Dollar Picnic Ideas‚¬ Tuesday, June

24, 2014‚¬ Lounge‚¬ 10:00a.m.-12noon‚¬ FREE‚¬ Sign ups

began May 3. Food samples will be provided and recipes.

Sponsored by Food City. *Limit 25*


We invite all pool sharks to show off your skills on

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 10:00 am in the Billiards

Room. This tournament will be an 8-Ball Tournament partners

Kingsport Senior Center vs Johnson City Senior Center billiards

players. We will play billiards race to five (5) wins, partners will

be selected the day of the tournament. Tournament Inter-City

Billiards Champions trophy will be awarded to the team who

wins the most games. Note: We will play on the first three

tables in the billiards room. Sign up in the office.


Fruit Basket Carvings-Wednesday, June 25, 2014‚¬

Cafeteria‚¬ 10:00a.m.-12noon‚¬ Cost: $2.00 paid to instructor‚¬

Instructor: Jeanette Meador‚¬ Sign up began May 14.


Wohlfahrt Haus ‚¬ Hairspray, Wytheville, VA. on Thursday, June 26, 2014. We will leave the senior center at 9:45am and return by 6:00pm. Cost is $45.00, all inclusive (lunch/show/transportation). Sign up begins June 3rd.


Out -to-lunch-bunch travels to The Square Root Restaurant, Brevard, N.C.

On Friday, July 11, 2014. We will leave the senior center at 9:00a.m. and return by 5:00p.m. Cost: $8.00, plus lunch on your own.

Located in a beautifully restored historic building..down a quiet alley in the heart of Downtown Brevard, The square root restaurant is as well known for its architectural and artistic dƒ©cor as it is for its fabulous bard. Whether youre hoping to enjoy the ambiance of our indoor dining room, our locally crafted wood bar top, or the fresh breeze of our covered outdoor patio‚¬ there is room for everyone.

Menu located in front office. Sign up begins June 4.


Out- to-lunch-bunch will travel to Daniel Boone Inn on Friday, August 8, 2014 in Boone, N.C. We will leave the senior center at 9:00a.m. and return around 4:30p.m. Cost: $8.00 plus lunch on your own. Bring $19.78 day of trip for lunch. This is a family style restaurant and menu is available at sign up.

There will be time for shopping at general store and downtown after lunch. Sign up begins June 18.