Did you know that your membership & medical release forms should be updated once a
year? If you don’t know when your application expires, please check with the Administrative Office for
Remember a current form of information is identification confirming your identification
and residency will be required to register for classes.
2017 Registration Dates
Get your “Lottery
Ticket” from the Administrative Office between 8:30 am - 2:15 pm, each day of the registration process.
Lottery will begin “promptly at 2:30 p.m. in the Dining Hall across from the receptionist.”
6/19, Monday, Aquatics
6/20, Tuesday, Land Fitness
6/22, Thursday, Other
6/23, Friday, 2nd Chance
9/18, Monday, Aquatics
9/19, Tuesday, Land Fitness
9/20, Thursday, Other
9/22, Friday, 2nd Chance
2017 Upcoming Events
Monday through Friday, in the MPDH.
Breakfast time 8:30 - 9:30 am, $2.00 plus tax.
Lunch time 12:00 – 1:30
pm, $3.00 plus tax.
Meals available to registered participants and seniors (55+).
Balance” Exercise Class
Every Monday at 1:30 pm, in Building C (Neighborhood Center Dining Hall).
Services North Fulton along with the Georgia Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) will offer classes
to improve balance, increase strength, and reduce stress.
Fulton County Auto Tags, Serving
Monday and Wednesday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 to 3:00 pm, next door to the doctor’s
office in building B.
Free Blood Pressure Check
Every Tuesday, Dr. Jedidiah
Agbowu, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, in the Lobby of building B.
Every Thursday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Medical Center Building B.
Call 404 612
2358 for appointment.
Walkins are welcomed.
“Ladies, let’s talk
about it…Women to Women”
Every Wednesday, 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.
Facilitator, Nicole Wyche, MACC, NCC, and LAPC eligible.
Sign up in the Fitness Center.
Join 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.
4/26 (Wednesday) Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
Attendance by Invitation Only!
“Continental Breakfast and Box Lunches will be served for all others.”
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Multipurpose Dining Hall
4/28 (Friday) Variety Show Tryouts
Tryouts for the Benson Variety Show, participants will show
their skills in sing, dance, magic tricks, lip sync, comedy etc. 2-4 p.m.
See Lila Womack for signup.
April 2017, Benson’s Beauty Salon, in Hair Salon, Building A
Monday 4/10, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Thursday 4/13, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monday 4/17, 9:30 am
– 1:30 pm
Thursday 4/20, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monday 4/24, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Thursday 4/27, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Drop in or
by appointment, for more info see Benson's Beauty Salon page.
Contact Carolyn Marsh, Salon Manager, for appointments, 678-468-0621
2017 Future Programs
Friday, July 7th, 2017
Veteran’s Day Celebration
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
2017 Additional Meetings and Programs
Hand & Foot/Canasta
Mondays, 12:00 - 4:00, Neighborhood
Learn/Play for fun
Benson’s Book Club - Reading
3rd Monday of the month, 2:00 - 3:30, 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
Every Tuesday, 10:00 - 12:00, Lobby Multipurpose Building
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, MPDH
Friends of Benson Meeting
2nd Wednesday of the month,
10:00 - 12:00, Conference Rooms A and B
3rd Wednesday of the month, 12:30, MPDH
Mahjong - 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 - 3:30, Conference
AARP Driver Safety
$15 member $20 non-member
Thursday, 9:00 - 4:00, Conference Rooms A and B
Dates & Instructors:
4/27 - Warren
5/25 - Jerry
6/29 - Warren
Every Friday, 9:30 - 10:30, Pool Area
By appointment only (Sign-up at the receptionist desk)
Chess with Tony - Learn/play
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
Benson Chorus - "All voices are invited”
Every Wednesday, 2:00 -
3:00, Dining Room
Chess with Sophie (For Beginners)
Every 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.
Social Bridge “ Scheduled” games only
Friday, 1:00 - 4:00, Dining Room
2017 Day Trips
Thursday, 4/13/2017, Simply Simone – The Music of Nina Simone
Theatre at Herren’s (Run time TBA),
cost: $25 per person (cash only) includes
admission and transportation.
Depart 11 a.m., return 6 p.m. (Showtime 2:30 p.m.),
Ticket sales begin: 2/1 (Wed.),
lunch at own expense at Landmark Diner.
Lila Womack is your contact. Sold Out.
Wednesday, 4/17, Braves Suntrust Park
Benson participants will travel to the new Braves Suntrust
Park to enjoy the Braves vs. Padres opening week game. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sold Out.
Monday, 4/24, FCAC Dane Week Performance & Workshop with Giwayen Mata
dynamic, soul-stirring, all-sistah, dance, percussion, and vocal ensemble that celebrates the richness of traditional Afrika
by exhibiting its exemplary art forms.
Departing Benson 9:30 a.m., returning 1 p.m.
Free Entry, $5 fee for Benson
Bus (cash only).
Sign up begins: 8:30 a.m. Monday, 4/3 see Nicole.
Legendary Blue Danube River Cruise
2 for 1 airfare – see brochure in the lobby area,
Pounds @ 678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center.
6/23- 7/1 Colorado
Mayflower Tours, $3,044 + $789 for single, airfare included.
Contact Dixie Pounds @ 678/297-6140
with the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center.
6/25-7/1 Branson Show Extravaganza
$659 dbl., $839 single, $75 deposit due upon registration,
contact Dixie Pounds @ 678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta
Adult Activity Center.
9/10-16 Niagara Falls & Toronto
$878 single, $75 deposit due upon registration,
contact Dixie Pounds @ 678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta Adult Activity
10/5-13 Autumn Foliage in New England
$2,909 dbl., $3,768 single,
(includes airfare) $350 deposit due upon registration,
contact Dixie Pounds @ 678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta Adult
11/27-12/1 Biloxi & New Orleans
$494 dbl., $689
single, $75 deposit due upon registration,
contact Dixie Pounds @ 678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center.
2017 Benson's Holiday and Closing Schedule
- Memorial Day: Monday, 5/29
- Independence Day: Tuesday, 7/4
- Labor Day: Monday, 9/4
Day: Monday, 10/9
- Veteran’s Day: Friday, 11/10
Thursday and Friday, 11/23 and 24
- Christmas: Friday and Monday, 12/22, 23 and 25
- New Year’s Eve: Friday and Saturday, 12/29 and 30
2017 Benson's Class and Instructor's Planning Dates
SPRING/SESSION 2 April 03 - June 12
Instructor’s Planning: Down Week: June 26 - June 30 (Open Swim &
SUMMER/SESSION 3 Week of July 03 - Sept 11
Instructor’s Planning: Down Week: September 25 - 29 (Open Swim & Gym Only)
FALL/SESSION 4 Week of October 02 - December 04
Instructor’s Planning: Down Week: December 18 - 21 & December 26-29 (Open Swim & Gym
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