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Adult Programs

  1. Folklorico Bootcamp

    July 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - August 1, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Blackmon Community Center

    Have you ever wanted to learn folklorico, Mexican folk dancing? Would you like to learn cultural traditions and history of Mexico while burning calories? Are you ages 15 & up? Well, this is your opportunity! First-time Folklorico is geared to beginner-level older students(ages 15&up) that have wanted to learn Mexican folklorico dance, but never had a chance. This intensive class will review basic footwork, body posture, and skirt work. Participants should bring hard-soled shoes with a heel. This class is for men and women and will meet every Tuesday and Thursday. Pre-Registration Required! For more information or to register call 298-5733. Para informacion en espanol: centraltxfolklorico@hotmail.com or 972-510-7232.

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  2. Sweatin' With the Oldies

    July 17, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Just keep movin'! Join these extremely popular exercise sessions designed especially for those with mobility issues or who have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises, while seated or in contact with a chair, will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. gradual use of hand weights and stretch bands is also incorporated. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations.

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  3. Painting & Drawing Workshop with Barbara

    July 17, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Capture spring on canvas! Join our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art workshop. This long-running, ever-popular class is designed to allow students of all levels to paint and draw or just improve their skills. Individual instruction based upon skill levels. All mediums can be taught. Students must choose to attend on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each week. Instructor Barbara Wilson, of Wilson School of Art, has over 35 years of experience.

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  4. Illustrative Poetry

    July 17, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Discover the rhythms and tempos of different types of poetry. Find the one that compliments your ideas best, it's easier than you think. Learn how to create artistic lettering and highlight your pages of poetry artistically. Create a book, journal or frame your poem for all to see No art or calligraphy experience needed; many techniques will be covered. All levels of interest and talent are welcomed.

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  5. Aerobics With the Oldies

    July 18, 2019, 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Take that morning routine up a notch! Get your heart pumping and the oxygen flowing. Easy to follow, senior aerobics and fitness workout program for active senior adults ages 55 and over. Aerobic exercises help build endurance and stamina. Cool down exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Movements can be performed standing or seated; adaptable for all levels of mobility.

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  6. Fitness for Life

    July 18, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get Fit, Stay Fit! Join our energized instructor in this low-impact, core strengthening program designed to improve balance, flexibility, coordination and range of motion. This long-running fitness program uses light hand weights and elastic bands to strengthen the body and focus on functional fitness. Stretching exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Adaptable for all levels of mobility.

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  7. Senior Yoga

    July 18, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Namaste! Lift your spirits and lower your stress levels as you achieve the physical and mental benefits of Hatha yoga. Enjoy simple, easy to follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Yoga postures improve every part of the body; stretching and toning muscles and improving flexibility of the spine and joints. Improve balance, range of motion and strength, while keeping the mind active and alert. Chair friendly for those with limited mobility.

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  8. Lunchtime Line Dance with Lynn

    July 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Make the most of your lunch break, get out and boogie! Why not bring a sack lunch to enjoy with Lynn and the gang before returning to work. Enjoy great tunes in a relaxed, fun environment. Learn some popular line dances and impress your friends at one of our bi-weekly country and western dances.

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  9. Painting & Drawing Workshop with Barbara

    July 18, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Capture spring on canvas! Join our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art workshop. This long-running, ever-popular class is designed to allow students of all levels to paint and draw or just improve their skills. Individual instruction based upon skill levels. All mediums can be taught. Students must choose to attend on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each week. Instructor Barbara Wilson, of Wilson School of Art, has over 35 years of experience.

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  10. Microsoft Word 2016

    July 18, 2019, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Follow the natural progression of mastering a computer. Explore the world of Microsoft Word and how it can enhance your computer usage. Become more proficient in one of the most widely used computer programs in the world. Learn how to select, format and edit; change the color, size and style of fonts; along with inserting clip art and pictures. Hands-on instruction.

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  11. Evening Line Dance

    July 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Put the day's hectic schedule behind you! Dance your stress away after work in this evening class. Two left feet? Who cares! Just relax with friends, share a few laughs and learn a few easy to follow, basic steps and let the music lead you. Before you know it you will pick up the easily memorized patterns and will be shuffling across the dance floor.

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  12. Sweatin' With the Oldies

    July 19, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Just keep movin'! Join these extremely popular exercise sessions designed especially for those with mobility issues or who have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises, while seated or in contact with a chair, will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. gradual use of hand weights and stretch bands is also incorporated. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations.

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  13. Sweatin' With the Oldies

    July 22, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Just keep movin'! Join these extremely popular exercise sessions designed especially for those with mobility issues or who have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises, while seated or in contact with a chair, will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. gradual use of hand weights and stretch bands is also incorporated. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations.

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  14. Tai Chi for Better Health

    July 22, 2019, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    "Moving Meditation" provides health benefits of stress reduction, mental alertness and increased energy. Using special breathing techniques and slow, precise physical movements, Tai Chi promotes vitality, balance and strength. It can also help curtail arthritis, respiratory disease and high blood pressure.

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  15. The Spice is Right

    July 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Cumin or cinnamon? Garlic or ginger? Chef Rick will help your make the right choices in using common and not-so-common spices and herbs. Fresh or dried? He will share the answers and pique your interest about new, trending choices. Adding spices to your diet has a plethora of benefits and because they are so flavorful they make it easier to cut back on less-healthy ingredients. Dishes, using plenty of great spices, will be made in this hands-on course. Taste testing is a must.

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  16. Aerobics With the Oldies

    July 23, 2019, 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Take that morning routine up a notch! Get your heart pumping and the oxygen flowing. Easy to follow, senior aerobics and fitness workout program for active senior adults ages 55 and over. Aerobic exercises help build endurance and stamina. Cool down exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Movements can be performed standing or seated; adaptable for all levels of mobility.

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  17. Fitness for Life

    July 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get Fit, Stay Fit! Join our energized instructor in this low-impact, core strengthening program designed to improve balance, flexibility, coordination and range of motion. This long-running fitness program uses light hand weights and elastic bands to strengthen the body and focus on functional fitness. Stretching exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Adaptable for all levels of mobility.

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  18. Senior Yoga

    July 23, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Namaste! Lift your spirits and lower your stress levels as you achieve the physical and mental benefits of Hatha yoga. Enjoy simple, easy to follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Yoga postures improve every part of the body; stretching and toning muscles and improving flexibility of the spine and joints. Improve balance, range of motion and strength, while keeping the mind active and alert. Chair friendly for those with limited mobility.

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  19. Lunchtime Line Dance with Lynn

    July 23, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Make the most of your lunch break, get out and boogie! Why not bring a sack lunch to enjoy with Lynn and the gang before returning to work. Enjoy great tunes in a relaxed, fun environment. Learn some popular line dances and impress your friends at one of our bi-weekly country and western dances.

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  20. Painting & Drawing Workshop with Barbara

    July 23, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Capture spring on canvas! Join our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art workshop. This long-running, ever-popular class is designed to allow students of all levels to paint and draw or just improve their skills. Individual instruction based upon skill levels. All mediums can be taught. Students must choose to attend on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each week. Instructor Barbara Wilson, of Wilson School of Art, has over 35 years of experience.

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  21. Microsoft Word 2016

    July 23, 2019, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Follow the natural progression of mastering a computer. Explore the world of Microsoft Word and how it can enhance your computer usage. Become more proficient in one of the most widely used computer programs in the world. Learn how to select, format and edit; change the color, size and style of fonts; along with inserting clip art and pictures. Hands-on instruction.

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  22. Evening Line Dance

    July 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Put the day's hectic schedule behind you! Dance your stress away after work in this evening class. Two left feet? Who cares! Just relax with friends, share a few laughs and learn a few easy to follow, basic steps and let the music lead you. Before you know it you will pick up the easily memorized patterns and will be shuffling across the dance floor.

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  23. Sweatin' With the Oldies

    July 24, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Just keep movin'! Join these extremely popular exercise sessions designed especially for those with mobility issues or who have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises, while seated or in contact with a chair, will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. gradual use of hand weights and stretch bands is also incorporated. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations.

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  24. Painting & Drawing Workshop with Barbara

    July 24, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Capture spring on canvas! Join our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art workshop. This long-running, ever-popular class is designed to allow students of all levels to paint and draw or just improve their skills. Individual instruction based upon skill levels. All mediums can be taught. Students must choose to attend on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each week. Instructor Barbara Wilson, of Wilson School of Art, has over 35 years of experience.

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  25. Illustrative Poetry

    July 24, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Discover the rhythms and tempos of different types of poetry. Find the one that compliments your ideas best, it's easier than you think. Learn how to create artistic lettering and highlight your pages of poetry artistically. Create a book, journal or frame your poem for all to see No art or calligraphy experience needed; many techniques will be covered. All levels of interest and talent are welcomed.

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  26. Aerobics With the Oldies

    July 25, 2019, 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Take that morning routine up a notch! Get your heart pumping and the oxygen flowing. Easy to follow, senior aerobics and fitness workout program for active senior adults ages 55 and over. Aerobic exercises help build endurance and stamina. Cool down exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Movements can be performed standing or seated; adaptable for all levels of mobility.

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  27. Fitness for Life

    July 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get Fit, Stay Fit! Join our energized instructor in this low-impact, core strengthening program designed to improve balance, flexibility, coordination and range of motion. This long-running fitness program uses light hand weights and elastic bands to strengthen the body and focus on functional fitness. Stretching exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Adaptable for all levels of mobility.

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  28. Senior Yoga

    July 25, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Namaste! Lift your spirits and lower your stress levels as you achieve the physical and mental benefits of Hatha yoga. Enjoy simple, easy to follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Yoga postures improve every part of the body; stretching and toning muscles and improving flexibility of the spine and joints. Improve balance, range of motion and strength, while keeping the mind active and alert. Chair friendly for those with limited mobility.

    More Details
  29. Lunchtime Line Dance with Lynn

    July 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Make the most of your lunch break, get out and boogie! Why not bring a sack lunch to enjoy with Lynn and the gang before returning to work. Enjoy great tunes in a relaxed, fun environment. Learn some popular line dances and impress your friends at one of our bi-weekly country and western dances.

    More Details
  30. Painting & Drawing Workshop with Barbara

    July 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Capture spring on canvas! Join our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art workshop. This long-running, ever-popular class is designed to allow students of all levels to paint and draw or just improve their skills. Individual instruction based upon skill levels. All mediums can be taught. Students must choose to attend on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of each week. Instructor Barbara Wilson, of Wilson School of Art, has over 35 years of experience.

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  31. Microsoft Word 2016

    July 25, 2019, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Follow the natural progression of mastering a computer. Explore the world of Microsoft Word and how it can enhance your computer usage. Become more proficient in one of the most widely used computer programs in the world. Learn how to select, format and edit; change the color, size and style of fonts; along with inserting clip art and pictures. Hands-on instruction.

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  32. Evening Line Dance

    July 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Put the day's hectic schedule behind you! Dance your stress away after work in this evening class. Two left feet? Who cares! Just relax with friends, share a few laughs and learn a few easy to follow, basic steps and let the music lead you. Before you know it you will pick up the easily memorized patterns and will be shuffling across the dance floor.

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  33. Country & Western Dance

    July 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Take a whirl around the dance floor! Come scoot your boots and tap your feet to the lively music of local country and western bands on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Coffee and punch provide. Light, finger foods are encouraged for sharing during intermission. Singles and couples are all welcomed.

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  34. Sweatin' With the Oldies

    July 26, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Just keep movin'! Join these extremely popular exercise sessions designed especially for those with mobility issues or who have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises, while seated or in contact with a chair, will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. gradual use of hand weights and stretch bands is also incorporated. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations.

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  35. Game On Expo!

    July 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Wilson Park Recreation Center

    Join us for our GAME ON EXPO! at the Wilson Park Recreation Center! We will have games, a video game tournament, arts and activities, local vendors, and prizes for best dressed costume (family friendly submissions only please!). This event is open for all ages, so come one, come all, and lets have fun!

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  36. Sweatin' With the Oldies

    July 29, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Just keep movin'! Join these extremely popular exercise sessions designed especially for those with mobility issues or who have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises, while seated or in contact with a chair, will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. gradual use of hand weights and stretch bands is also incorporated. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations.

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  37. Tai Chi for Better Health

    July 29, 2019, 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    "Moving Meditation" provides health benefits of stress reduction, mental alertness and increased energy. Using special breathing techniques and slow, precise physical movements, Tai Chi promotes vitality, balance and strength. It can also help curtail arthritis, respiratory disease and high blood pressure.

    More Details
  38. The Spice is Right

    July 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Cumin or cinnamon? Garlic or ginger? Chef Rick will help your make the right choices in using common and not-so-common spices and herbs. Fresh or dried? He will share the answers and pique your interest about new, trending choices. Adding spices to your diet has a plethora of benefits and because they are so flavorful they make it easier to cut back on less-healthy ingredients. Dishes, using plenty of great spices, will be made in this hands-on course. Taste testing is a must.

    More Details
  39. Aerobics With the Oldies

    July 30, 2019, 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Take that morning routine up a notch! Get your heart pumping and the oxygen flowing. Easy to follow, senior aerobics and fitness workout program for active senior adults ages 55 and over. Aerobic exercises help build endurance and stamina. Cool down exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Movements can be performed standing or seated; adaptable for all levels of mobility.

    More Details
  40. Fitness for Life

    July 30, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get Fit, Stay Fit! Join our energized instructor in this low-impact, core strengthening program designed to improve balance, flexibility, coordination and range of motion. This long-running fitness program uses light hand weights and elastic bands to strengthen the body and focus on functional fitness. Stretching exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Adaptable for all levels of mobility.

    More Details
  41. Senior Yoga

    July 30, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Namaste! Lift your spirits and lower your stress levels as you achieve the physical and mental benefits of Hatha yoga. Enjoy simple, easy to follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Yoga postures improve every part of the body; stretching and toning muscles and improving flexibility of the spine and joints. Improve balance, range of motion and strength, while keeping the mind active and alert. Chair friendly for those with limited mobility.

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  42. Lunchtime Line Dance with Lynn

    July 30, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Make the most of your lunch break, get out and boogie! Why not bring a sack lunch to enjoy with Lynn and the gang before returning to work. Enjoy great tunes in a relaxed, fun environment. Learn some popular line dances and impress your friends at one of our bi-weekly country and western dances.

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  43. Microsoft Excel 2019

    July 30, 2019, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Get ahead in the workforce! This program continues to be one of the most in-demand skills that employers are requiring. Excel is a spreadsheet computer program that allows users to store, organize, analyze and report information using worksheets, charts and graphs. Experience first-hand how Excel makes it easy to work with many different kinds of data to help keep you business and/or everyday life organized. Basic computer knowledge is required to enroll in this hands-on course.

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  44. Evening Line Dance

    July 30, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Put the day's hectic schedule behind you! Dance your stress away after work in this evening class. Two left feet? Who cares! Just relax with friends, share a few laughs and learn a few easy to follow, basic steps and let the music lead you. Before you know it you will pick up the easily memorized patterns and will be shuffling across the dance floor.

    More Details
  45. Sweatin' With the Oldies

    July 31, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Sammons Community Center

    Just keep movin'! Join these extremely popular exercise sessions designed especially for those with mobility issues or who have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises, while seated or in contact with a chair, will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. gradual use of hand weights and stretch bands is also incorporated. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations.

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  46. Illustrative Poetry

    July 31, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sammons Community Center

    Discover the rhythms and tempos of different types of poetry. Find the one that compliments your ideas best, it's easier than you think. Learn how to create artistic lettering and highlight your pages of poetry artistically. Create a book, journal or frame your poem for all to see No art or calligraphy experience needed; many techniques will be covered. All levels of interest and talent are welcomed.

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