Did you know that your membership application has to be updated once a year?
If you don’t know when your application expires, please check with the administrative office for this information.
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.”
9/18, Monday, Aquatics
9/19, Tuesday, Land Fitness
9/21, 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+).
County Auto Tags, Serving “Seniors 55+”
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
Every Tuesday, Ms. Frances Katapodis, 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.
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.
Group Facilitator, Nicole Wyche, MACC, NCC, and LAPC eligible.
Sign up in the Fitness Center.
program is not taking new members at this time.
Stars & Strikes
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.
June 2017, Benson’s Beauty Salon, in Hair Salon, Building A
Thursday 6/29, 9:30 am - 3:00 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
7/6 (Thurs.) Benson Hike - Desoto Falls Trail
Participants will partake in a leisure walk while others endure a more strenuous hike. Departing 9 a.m., returning
See Nicole in the Fitness Center to sign up!
Independence Day Celebration
Benson participants and guest will celebrate Independence Day with a festive
luncheon. Seed and Feed Abominable Marching Band & Jeni Michelson & Society Express Band will perform. MPDH, 11:30
a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
7/11 (Tues.) Fulton County Fruit & Vegetable
Mr. Merrill will be onsite to distribute to those signed up for the program, as well as, sell
to those wishing to make cash purchases from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Benson Patio, Building B.
7/17 (Mon.) Ask the Dentist!
Dr. John Anderson, Georgia Denture & Implant Specialists
- Seniors will learn the importance of maintaining their oral health while they age. Participants will also be given tips
on how to preserve their dentures and partials and also learn when it is time to replace them.
Participants will have
the opportunity to ask questions without the anxiety that often accompanies sitting in a dental chair.
Conf. Rm. A& B 10-11 a.m.
7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8, 15, 22 Healthy
Eating and Cooking Demonstrations
Benson participants will learn the latest nutritional information while also
learning step-by-step instructions on how to prepare delicious and nutritious meals using basic pantry ingredients during
a six week workshop.
(All Demonstrations will take place on a Tuesday, in Adult Day Lounge 1).
7/20 (Thurs.) iPhone Tips Workshop
Blue Hair Technology will host
a 60 minute workshop for Benson participants.
Conf. A&B, 10-11 a.m.
(Wed.) Field Trip – Lane Packing Company
Benson participants will enjoy a day bus trip to Lane
Packing Company (Everything Peaches) in Fort Valley Georgia. We will be departing Benson at 9 a.m. returning 5 p.m., $5 transportation
fee, lunch on your own, see Lila in the Administrative Office to sign up!
2017 Future Programs
Friday, July 7th, 2017
Senior Farmer’s Market $20
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
Veteran’s Day Celebration
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
November 15th, 2017
2017 Additional Meetings and Programs
Mondays, 12:00 - 4:00, Neighborhood Center
Learn/Play for fun
Benson’s Book Club - Reading Group
3rd Monday of the month, 1:00 - 2:00, 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:
06/29 = Warren
07/27 - Jerry
08/31 - Warren
09/28 - Jerry
10/26 - Warren
11/26 - Jerry
12/07 - Warren
Every Friday, 9:30 - 10:30, Pool Area
By appointment only (Sign-up at the
Chess with Tony - Learn/play for fun
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.
Open Computer Lab
Every Friday, 1:00 - 3:00, Computer Lab
Bridge “ Scheduled” games only
Every Friday, 1:00 - 4:00,
2017 Day Trips
None planned for the moment.
Tour the Bush Beans Museum
$305 per person, $235 double occupancy.
Join Roswell Ramblers as they travel by motor coach to the birthplace of Bush Beans! Price includes transportation, accommodations
and two meals (breakfast & lunch).
For more information contact: Roswell Ramblers 770/641-3950, Alpharetta Adult
Activity Center 678/297-6140.
9/10-16 Niagara Falls & Toronto
dbl., $878 single, $75 deposit due upon registration,
contact Dixie Pounds @ 678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta Adult Activity
9/15-17 Jekyll Island, Shrimp & Grits - The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival”
Double $345 Single $499, $100
deposit due at registration,
contact Dixie Pounds @ 678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta
Adult Activity Center.
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 Activity Center.
& 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
Day: Tuesday, 7/4
- Labor Day: Monday, 9/4
- Columbus Day: Monday,
- Veteran’s Day: Friday, 11/10
- Thanksgiving: 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 & Gym Only)
Week of July 03 - Sept 11
Instructor’s Planning: Down Week: September
25 - 29 (Open Swim & Gym Only)
4 Week of October 02 - December 04
Instructor’s Planning: Down
Week: December 18 - 21 & December 26-29 (Open Swim & Gym Only)
Download July 2017 Event Schedule (v170623a)
Monday through Friday,
8:30am to 5:00pm.
Adult Day Program Hours:
Business hours Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm.