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
12/18, Monday, Aquatics
12/19, Tuesday, Land Fitness
12/21, Thursday, Other
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.
8/24 (Thursday) Essential Oils Workshop
Benson participants will learn the
benefits of using essential oils and how easily they can work in their lives.
From 10:00am to 12:00pm in Conference Rooms
A and B.
Benson’s Beauty Salon Closed, in Hair Salon, Building A
Our Beauty Salon is closed for the moment.
2017 Future Programs
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
November 15th, 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, 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:
08/31 - Warren
09/28 - Jerry
10/26 - Warren
11/26 - Jerry
12/07 - Warren
Every Friday, 9:30 - 10:30, Pool
By appointment only (Sign-up at the receptionist desk)
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
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)
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
The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Rialto Theater
Cost $25 (entry and transportation), cash only, depart 10:00am, return 2:30pm. (Showtime: 11:00am - Runtime: 2.5 hours),
tickets sales begin at 8:30am on Tuesday 8/1 (Limit two tickets per person).
Lila in Administrative Area.
10/2 (Monday) Mayhem Poets– Cobb Energy
$15 (Entry and Transportation) cash only, depart 9:00am, return 12:00pm (Showtime: 10:00am - Runtime:
1.0 hour), tickets sales begin at 8:30am om Monday 8/28 (Limit two tickets per person).
See Lila in Administrative
10/11 (Wednesday) Southern Belle Fall/Leaf Riverboat Cruise,
Chattanooga, Tennessee $50 (3 hour cruise, lunch and transportation) cash only, depart 8:00am, return 5pm, tickets
sales begin at 8:30am on Tuesday 9/5 (Limit two tickets per person).
See Lila in Administrative Area.
10/25 (Wednesday) Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Cobb
$15 (Entry and Transportation), cash only, depart 9:00am,
return 12:00pm (Showtime: 10:00am – Runtime: 1.0 hour), tickets sales begin at 8:30am on Monday 9/11 (Limit two tickets
See Lila in Administrative Area.
Lion King – Fox Theater
(Ticket and Benson Bus); $56 (Ticket only) cash only. Depart Benson: 10:30am, return 4:00pm (Showtime: 1:00pm –
Runtime: 2.0 hours). Tickets sales begin in August 28th, 2017, 8:30am (Limit two tickets per person).
See, download and/or
print the Flyer for this Event.
See Lila in Administrative Area.
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – Balzer Theater at Herren’s
$25 (Entry and Transportation) cash only, depart 9:00am, return 3:00pm (Showtime: 11:00am
– Runtime: 1.5 hours), tickets sales begin on Monday 12/4/2017, (Limit two tickets per person).
See Lila in
Falls & Toronto
$659 dbl., $878 single, $75 deposit due upon registration,
contact Dixie Pounds
@ 678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center. (FULL)
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.
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 Activity Center.
10/15-21 Branson Show Extravaganza
$669, per person, double occupancy. en meals, six breakfasts
and four dinners, three morning shows, three evening shows, Showboat Branson Belle
and much more.
Contact Dixie Pounds in Alpharetta for more information, tel 678/297-6140.
11/27-12/1 Biloxi &
$494 dbl., $689 single, $75 deposit due upon registration,
contact Dixie Pounds @
678/297-6140 with the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center.
4/20/2018 - 27/18/2018
River Cruises, Seven night Rhine River Cruise, Viking Embla
From $2,924 per person, plus
air from Atlanta only $295.
Trip details available in the lobby.
2017 Benson's Holiday and Closing Schedule
Day: Monday, 9/4
- Columbus Day: Monday, 10/9
- Veteran’s Day:
- Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, 11/23 and 24
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
SUMMER/SESSION 3 Week of July 03 - Sept 11
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 Only)
Download August 2017 Event Schedule (v170809)
Monday through Friday,
7:00am to 5:00pm.
Adult Day Program Hours:
Business hours Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm.