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 this information.
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.”
3/20, Monday, Aquatics
3/21, Tuesday, Land Fitness
3/23, Thursday, Other
3/24, Friday, 2nd Chance
6/19, Monday, Aquatics
6/20, Tuesday, Land Fitness
6/22, Thursday, Other
6/23, 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.
Aalkins 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.
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.
2/1 - 4/17 (Monday and Wednesday), AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, Free Tax Help!
10:00 am –
2:00 pm, in the Benson Game Room.
Please bring government issued photo id, for direct deposit of refund or automatic
debit of payment; please bring one of your bank checks.
All taxpayers are welcome regardless of age or income.
3/6-3/16, Benson’s Beauty Salon, in Hair Salon, Building A
Monday 3/6, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Tuesday 3/7, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 3/13, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 3/16, 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
3/2, Benson Hike
Thursday, March 2nd
2017, departing at 9 am, returning at 3 pm
Participants will partake in a leisure walk while others
endure a more strenuous hike.
See Nicole in the Fitness Center to sign up!
3/15, March Birthday Celebration
Wednesday, February 15th 2017, from 12:30 - 1:00 pm, in the
Participants and guest with a February birthday will be treated to cake, ice cream and serenaded with the “birthday
No cost, open to the public.
Lila Womack is your contact.
3/17, St. Patrick’s Game Day
Friday, March 17th 2017, 2:00 - 3:00 pm in the MPDH.
Participants will enjoy the afternoon playing their favorite board games, card games, table tennis, and Nintendo Wii. Participants
will also engage in the fun game of BINGO which will be sponsored by Well Care Health Plans.
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
TBA, Benson Adult Day
to register 404-612-2360)
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,
Mahjong - all levels are invited
Thursday, 12:30 - 4:00, Building C
Land Fitness Orientation
Every Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00, Fitness Center
at the receptionist desk
Texas Hold’em - “Poker”
Every Thursday, 1:00 - 3:30, Conference Room A
AARP Driver Safety Class
member $20 non-member
4th Thursday, 9:00 - 4:00, Conference Rooms A and B
Dates & Instructors:
3/30 - Jerry
4/27 - Warren
5/25 - Jerry
6/29 - Warren
Every Friday, 9:30 - 10:30, Pool
By appointment only (Sign-up at the receptionist desk)
with Tony - Learn/play for fun
Every Friday, 9:30 - 12:00, Game
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
Chorus - "All voices are invited”
Every Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:00, Dining Room
Chess with Sophie
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”
Every Friday, 1:00 - 4:00, Dining Room
2017 Day Trips
Thursday, 3/1/2017, Exit Strategy
Southwest Arts Center - (Full Performance
cost $20 per person (cash only) include admission and transportation.
Depart 9:30 a.m., return: 2 p.m., (Showtime 11 a.m.) Ticket sales begin: 1/9 (Mon.).
Lila Womack is your contact. Sold
Thursday, 3/30/2017, The Atlanta
Opera presents “Don Pasquale”
Cobb Energy Centre (One hour show),
cost $15 per person (cash
only) includes admission and transportation.
Depart 9 a.m., return 1 p.m. (Showtime 11 a.m.), ticket sales begin: 2/1
(Wed.), 8:30 a.m.
Lila Womack is your contact.
Thursday, 4/13/2017, Simply
Simone – The Music of Nina Simone
Blazer 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.
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
- President’s Day: Monday,
- Memorial Day: Monday, 5/29
- Independence Day: Tuesday, 7/4
- Labor Day: Monday, 9/4
- Columbus Day: Monday, 10/9
Day: Friday, 11/10
- 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
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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