Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group – Mondays at 9:00 am via Zoom
We want to hear your stories and we’ll share a few of our own. Please call COA at 526-6368 to join.
French Discussion Group – First and Third Mondays at 4:15 pm via Zoom
Join this casual, friendly group to practice your language skills and have fun. Participants at all skill levels are welcome! Please call COA at 526-6368 to join.
VNA Foot Care Clinic at COA -Second and Third Mondays at 9:30 am-2:00 pm
$25 Please call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment.
Chair Exercises – Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am
This low impact exercise program is perfect for those looking for an easy, effective exercise routine. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.
Bingo! – Mondays at 1:00 pm
Ten games for $5. Ten bingo sheets with 6 cards on each sheet. Participants must be 55 years old and older. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.
Outdoor Recreation for Seniors – Tuesdays at 10:00 am
Join this active group to bike, hike, kayak and more! Please call COA at 526-6368 to register prior to your first activity and to be placed on the email contact list for schedule information. Please see our weekly schedule at www.coachapincenter.org.
Memoir Writing Group – Tuesdays at 10:00 am via Zoom
Please call COA at 526-6368 to join.
Walk-In Painting Group – Tuesdays at 1:00 pm
Bring your current painting project to work on. This is an informal group and we’d love to have you join us. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.
Slower Spokes Bike Group – Wednesday morning departures
We welcome new members who want a relaxing, but challenging weekly ride, using either pedal or electric bikes. Most rides are between 15 and 20 miles in length with gradual hills. Biking speed varies according to those riding, weather, and route. Please call COA at 526-6368 to register prior to your first activity and to be placed on the email contact list for schedule information.
Needlework Craft Group – Wednesdays at 1:00-3:00 pm
Love to cross stitch, do needlework, quilt, knit or crochet? We’d love to chat, laugh, and get to know the folks who enjoy the same hobbies we enjoy. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.
Bike Group – Thursday morning departures
The COA Bikers trek forth every Thursday morning from Spring through Fall for a 25-mile (more or less) bike ride from various locations in New Hampshire and occasionally, Vermont. Our goal is enjoying the scenery and getting a bit of exercise. Please call COA at 526-6368 to register prior to your first activity and to be placed on the email contact list for schedule information.
Women’s Discussion Group – First and Second Thursdays at 1:00 pm
Get to know your neighbors over a casual cup of coffee. Join friends, new and old, to visit, chat and share! Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.
Humanist, Agnostic, Atheist Discussion Group – Third Thursday (Sept. 17) at 1:30 pm Welcome to those who are interested in delving into a variety of humanist and non-theist topics. We share our knowledge and experiences related to the challenging questions of religion, spirituality, and how they influence our lives. Bring your thoughts, your questions, and an open mind, and join our lively, respectful monthly discussions. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.
Caregiver Support and Discussion Group – Fourth Thursday (Sept. 24) at 1:00 pm
There is no instruction manual for being a caregiver! Join this peer-led group to learn tips, strategies and advice from those experiencing the same challenges and rewards. Please call COA to register. Limit of 10 participants.
Computer Tutoring with Nick Oursouff
Nick will be available for ½ hour on-line tutoring sessions. Nick has an extensive background in computers from teaching to programming. Please call COA at 526-6368 for registration information.
We’ve added some exciting on-line learning opportunities through our new partnership with Senior Learning Network. These LIVE programs will take you all around the country to museums and landmarks right from the comfort of your own home! Just call COA at 526-6368 to register for the programs and to receive the Zoom connection information.
Tuesday, September 1 at 2:00 pm
“For You the War is Over.”
National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
These were often the first words a downed airmen heard when captured. Live from the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, join us to learn more about the 8th Air Force POW experience. We will be using personal stories and artifacts from the collection, as well as providing an overall picture of the museum itself.
Tuesday, September 8 at 2:00 pm
Sutter’s Fort Historic State Park
Who was John Sutter? Why did he come to California? Learn this and more about the construction of Sutter’s Fort, the key events the Fort is tied to (overland migration by wagon, the rescue of the Donner Party, the Bear Flag Revolt, the Mexican-American War), the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill, and the destruction of Sutter’s Fort during the Gold Rush. We will view many rooms including Sutter’s office, the Doctor’s office, Clerk’s office, and Trade Store, and also learn about their 1840s wagon and watch a demonstration making a fire with flint and steel.
Thursday, September 10 at 2:00 pm
“The Outrageous Times of Molly Brown”
From the Home of the ” Unsinkable Margaret “Molly” Brown”
Trace Margaret “Molly” Brown’s life from her early childhood in Hannibal, Missouri, to Leadville, Colorado, where she met and married J.J., and finally to her days of glory in Denver and New York. This program promises to be fun and entertaining, coming from the Molly Brown House and Museum in Denver, CO.
Tuesday., September 15 at 2:00 pm
Dolphins- Live from the Lagoon!
Join us lagoon-side at the Dolphin Research Center for an exciting and interactive session all about dolphins! One of our trainers will be chatting with you while conducting a training session with a member of our dolphin family. You will be inspired by these magnificent marine mammals during this presentation. Participants will be able to chat questions to the trainer during and after the session with the dolphin. We hope to “sea” you soon!
Tuesday, September 22 at 2:00 pm
“Writing a Memory” -Toy and Miniature Museum
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures educates, inspires, and delights adults and children through the museum’s collection and preservation of toys and miniatures. The museum, located in Kansas City, Missouri, contains the world’s largest collection of fine-scale miniatures and one of the nation’s largest antique toy collections on public display. Toys can hold some of our most cherished memories. Join Kelly Burns, Museum Educator at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, as she shares the story of the Nettie Wells dollhouse and the special memories held by its items. Come with a memory ( picture, or actual toy!) to share!!
Thursday, September 24 at 2:00 pm
Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site
Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site preserves the home of Henry W. Longfellow, one of the world’s foremost 19th century poets. The house also served as headquarters for General George Washington during the Siege of Boston, July 1775 – April 1776. In addition to its rich history, the site offers unique opportunities to explore 19th century literature and arts. Join Ranger Kate Potter for an exploration of one of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s sonnets! In this 45-minute program, she will demonstrate the process of closely reading a piece of literature to understand it more deeply. You will hear one of Longfellow’s lesser-known poems, and gain the skills needed to explore poetry on your own.
Tues., September 29 at 2:00 pm
The Salamander State
Did you know that North Carolina has more species of salamander than any other state? Join Megan Davis, Teacher Education Specialist at NCMNS, as we learn all about our slimy, secretive neighbors. We’ll discuss their fascinating life cycles, where they live, their neat adaptations, and some of the most common species you might find near you.
Tom & Tom’s Men’s Discussion Group – Mondays at 9:00 am via Zoom