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Senior Recreation Calendar

The Camden County Board of Freeholders host and sponsor a variety of community activities throughout the year. We offer concerts, educational and recreation opportunities, Just for Seniors!

Crazy, Lazy Days of Summer Senior Prize Bingo and Luncheon

Join us on Tuesday, June 30th for bingo, a light luncheon, LIVE musicand an afternoon of fun!

June 30th, 11AM - 2PM at the Collingswood Senior Community Center (28 W. Collings Avenue, Collingswood)

If you have bingo dabbers/markers, please bring them. There will be a prize for the best dressed beach attired senior... let's see how creative you can be!

Seating is on a first come, first served basis. To register, please call Tom Castellano at 856-858-2986 or by email tcastellano@camdencounty.com. Bingo is full.

Good Ole Summertime Free Senior Dance

Join us for light refreshments, live music and an evening of fun!

Wednesday June 24th, 6:30PM - 9PM at the Bellmawr Ballroom (29 Lewis Avenue, next to the Bellmawr Municipal Building)

Please do not arrive before 6:15PM as no admittance will be permitted prior due to hall set-up. No alcoholic beverages permitted. To register, please call Michael at 856-216-2170.

Cooking Matters at the Store Class

Want to save money at the store? Want to buy healthy foods to feed your family? Need some tasty and healthy recipes for your family? If you said yes, come join us for a free Cooking Matters at The Store For Adults guided grocery store tour!

Practice skills like:

  • Buying fruits and vegetables on a budget
  • Comparing unit prices to find bargains
  • Reading and comparing food labels
  • Identifying whole grains
  • and sticking to your budget!

After the tour you will receive a: FREE $10 gift card to the grocery store, FREE workbook full of tasty recipes and simple tips on buying healthy, low-cost foods, FREE reusable grocery bag and a FREE calculator.

Sign-up today - space is limited and on a 1st come, 1st served basis. Please RSVP before July 17th by calling Trish Yeo @ 856-669-9055 or by e-mail, tyeo@foodbankssj.org Class if full.

Class Details:

Thursday, July 23rd from 10AM - 12PM, at the Shop Rite in the Garden State Pavilions (2240 West Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill)

Eating Well With Diabetes Class

The Camden County Board of Freeholders in Conjunction with the Food Bank of South Jersey Present: A FREE Eating Well with Diabetes Cooking Class

Sign up today! During this FREE cooking class you will prepare delicious recipes to support a healthy and balanced lifestyle.  You will learn how to make small changes for better health and tips and tricks in breaking unhealthy habits. You will also receive a full bag of groceries with the ingredients from the meal featured in class.

Thursday June 25, 2015
10:00am-12noon

The Food Bank of South Jersey
1501 John Tipton Blvd. Pennsauken NJ

For RSVP and questions, please contact:
Tricia Yeo, DTR
Healthy Living Initiative Coordinator
(D) 856.662.4884 ext. 139 or  tyeo@foodbanksj.org

Free Day of Billiards and Bowling

Camden County Board of Freeholders in Conjunction with Playdrome Bowling and Entertainment Centers Presents:

A FREE Day of Billiards and Bowling for Camden County Seniors Age 55 +
Wednesday June 17th - 12:00 Noon to 2:00 pm

Playdrome Bowling and Entertainment Center
1536 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Whether you are an old pro interested in learning/trying for the 1st time, there will be something for everyone to enjoy!

Your day will include:

  • (3) FREE rounds of bowling
  • Complimentary shoe rental
  • Open billiards rooms
  • Complimentary coffee and doughnuts
  • Instructional coaching for 1st timers
  • A complimentary all beef hot dog, bag of chips and a soft-drink

There will be Playdrome Staff on hand to help you with instructions and any questions that you might have.

Slots for this event are limited (40) and RSVPs will be on a first come, first served basis. To RSVP, please contact Tom Castellano by calling, (856) 858-2986 or by e-mail, tcastellano@camdencounty.com

Tai Chi Classes

Come as you are and use some of your time to maintain your health and revitalize your body’s systems. Tai chi develops a union connecting body, mind and spirit - in essence it’s a whole body tune-up. Chairs are available and the class can be taken standing, sitting or a combination of both.

Classes are held at the Wayne R. Bryant Community Center, 323 Charleston Avenue, Lawnside, NJ 08045.

Classes an on a first come, first served basis. Please register by calling Tom Castellano at (856) 858-2986 or email tcastellano@camdencounty.com.

Classes:

JUNE
Tuesdays @ 1:30 pm
6/16

Free Senior Citizen Legal Workshops at the County Store

The Camden County Surrogate and the Freeholder Board’s Division of Senior & Disabled Services will hold a series of free legal workshops for senior and disabled residents throughout the month. The sessions will be held at the Camden County Store, located on the second level of the mall at Voorhees Town Center, Somerdale and Burnt Mill Roads, Voorhees.

Those who attend the session will have the opportunity to receive legal advice on a Last Will and Testament, an Advance Directive for Health Care also called a Living Will and a Power of Attorney. Anyone interested in attending one of the sessions must call the County Store at (856) 566-2920 to save their spot.

Participants are required to be Camden County residents aged 60 and over. Disabled citizens must be aged 18 and over and residents of Camden County.  Workshops are limited to 35 participants per session and pre-registration is required.  To register, please call (856) 566-2920.

Those attending this workshop receive, at no cost, a Last Will and Testament, an Advance Directive for Health Care (Living Will) and Power of Attorney. No other topics will be addressed by these workshops.

For more information about this program and about the other services provided by Camden County, please call the Division of Senior & Disabled Services at 877-222-3737 or the Surrogate’s Office at (856) 225-7282.


All activities are FREE of charge unless otherwise noted.
For more information on joining your local senior club call 856-858-2986.

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