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Programs 4th 2017

Fourth Quarter 2017 Programs/Classes

Download a copy of our 4th Quarter 2017 Class Schedule here (1.5MB pdf, v170926a).
Is subject to change, please always note the version date.

Water Fitness Programs - Building B
October - December 2017

 

Water Fitness I
  
Water Fitness I
Monday and Wednesday
9:15am to 10:00am
October 2 to December 13

A beginner class for those who have never explored water aerobics or just need some refreshing on the basics. Equipment is used for strength training.

Location: Pool



Water Aerobics II

Water Aerobics II
Monday and Wednesday
10:15am to 11:00am
October 2 to December 13

Minute aerobic workout in the water followed by stretching and toning exercises.

Location: Pool



Water Aerobics II

Water Aerobics I
Monday and Wednesday
11:15am to 12:00pm
October 2 to December 13
Tuesday and Thursday
10:45am to 11:30am
October 3 to December 14

10 minute warm-up, 15-20 minutes of aerobic exercise, cool down and toning exercises.

Location: Pool



Water Walking

Water Walking
Monday and Wednesday
1:15pm to 2:00pm
October 2 to December 13

10-minute warm-up with stretching followed by low impact water walking.

Location: Pool



Advanced Water Fitness

Advanced Water Fitness II
Monday and Wednesday
2:15pm to 3:00pm
October 2 to December 13

A 25-minute advanced combination of water aerobics and toning using various equipment.

Location: Pool



Benson Center Arthritis Plus Class 

Arthritis Plus
Tuesday and Thursday
9:00am to 9:45am
2:15pm to 2:45pm (Adult Day Participants Only)
October 3 to December 14

15-20 minutes of non-impact aerobic exercises recommended by the Arthritis Foundation.

Location: Pool



Arthritis Basic

Arthritis - Basic
Tuesday and Thursday
10:00am to 10:30am
11:30am to 12:00pm (Neighborhood Participants Only)
October 3 to December 14

30 minutes of stretching and toning exercises recommended by the Arthritis Foundation.

Location: Pool




Suspended and Weightless Aerobics
Tuesday and Thursday
1:15pm to 2:00pm
October 3 to December 14

An intense workout using flotation devices to keep your feet off the bottom of the pool.

Location: Pool




Water Fitness Room Orientation
Fridays
9:30am

Required for all new participants in the water fitness program. One-hour orientation to learn how to properly use the therapeutic water program. (By Appointment Only)




Open Water Fitness
Monday:
7:00am to 09:15am, 3:00pm to 4:45pm
Tuesday:
7:00am to 09:00am, 3:00pm to 4:45pm
Wednesday:
7:00am to 09:15am, 3:00pm to 4:45pm
Thursday:
7:00am to 09:00am, 3:00pm to 4:45 pm
Friday:
7:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:45pm
Pool is open for use by registered participants.
Lifeguard is on duty but no instruction is available. 

 
NOTE: The Pool is closed every day from 12:00pm-1:00pm



Land Fitness Programs - Building B
October - December 2017

 

Benson Center Cardio Strength Class

Cardio Strength (Aerobics )
Monday and Thursday
10:00am to 10:45am
October 2 to December 14
Wednesday
8:30am to 9:15am
October 4 to December 13
Trainers: Phyllis (Monday), Melissa (Wednesday) and Jennifer (Thursday)

45 minutes of easy paced low impact movement and body sculpting.
Silver Sneakers Members are encourage to participate.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall



Holistic Living (6 weeks)
Tuesday
10:00am to 10:45am
October 3 to November 07
Instructor: Connie Sloane

Learn valuable information on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle naturally. Sessions will include learning your body type, natural self-healing remedies, healthy smoothies, herbs, and so much more.

Location: Conference Rooms A and B


 

Benson Center Circuit Training Class

Circuit Training
Monday and Wednesday
11:00am to 11:45am
October 2 to December 13
Tuesday and Thursday
10:00am to 10:45am and 11:00am to 11:45am
October 3 to December 14

15 minutes cardiovascular exercise (using treadmills, exercise bikes, or elliptical machine); 15 minute strength training exercises (using universal weight machine) and 15 minute stretching/floor exercises. Participation is required in each phase of the class.

Location: Fitness Center


 

Benson Center Senior Strech (Chair Yoga)

Senior Stretch (Chair Yoga)
Monday
11:00am to 11:45am
October 2 to December 11
Thursday
2:30pm to 3:15pm
October 5 to December 14
Instructor: Melissa Lawrence

A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, and standing using a chair.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall

 
 
Benson Center Mind and Meditation Class

Mind & Meditation
Monday
11:15am to 12:00pm
October 2 to December 11
Instructor: Sheila Ficco.

Are you seeking calmness, peace of mind, vibrant health, and greater energy?
Come and experience these benefits through simple yet powerful Meditation Techniques.

Location: Adult Day Lounge I

 

Benson Center Ballroom Dance 

Ballroom Dance
Monday
2:00pm to 3:00pm
October 2 to December 11
Instructor: Wayne Zwick

A delightful aerobic exercise with flexibility, balance and gracefulness as side benefits. No partner? No problem! All levels welcome.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall

 

Benson Center Soulful Strut Class 

Soulful Strut
Monday
3:00pm to 4:00pm
October 2 to December 11
Instructor: Donna Jones

Come, learn the latest and Classic Soulful Line Dances, while gaining great cardio benefits!

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall

 

Benson Center Benson Tennis Club 

Benson Tennis Club
Tuesday, players will only have access to ONE court on Tuesday.
9:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, players will have access to BOTH courts on Thursday.
9:00am to 11:00am 

Tennis requires the use of a racquet to strike a ball over or around a net and into the opponent's court. This Olympic sport is a fun way to exercise and socialize. The Mt. Vernon Community Tennis Court is located in front of Benson Building B.

Location: Vernon Woods HOA Tennis Court

 

Benson Center Flexibility Class 

Flexibility
Tuesday and Friday
9:00am to 9:45am
October 3 to December 15
Instructor: Diane Adams

This exercise class consists of various stretching and strengthening exercises to improve flexibility, abdominal and lower back strength and posture.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall

 

 

Benson Center Theraband 

Theraband

Tuesday and Friday
10:00am to 10:45am and 11:00am to 11:45am
October 3 to December 15
Instructor: Diane Adams

This exercise class includes basic stretching, flexibility and balance exercises to improve or maintain functional ability. Mild resistance applied by using rubber tubing, hand or ankle weights.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall 

 

Benson Center Yo-Chi-Ahh Class 

Yo-Chi-Ahh
Tuesday
2:00pm to 3:00pm
October 3 to December 12
Instructor: Peter Vajda

Yo-Chi-Ahh consists of physical movement and mental exercises. Yo-Chi-Ahh is a unique blend of Yoga and Tai Chi joined with "Brain Respirations" as an effective and easy way to diffuse the effects of stress and the accumulated tensions of everyday life.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall


Benson Center Line Dancing Class

Line Dancing
Wednesday
9:45am to 10:45am
October 4 to December 13
Instructor: Diane Adams

Learn to do a variety of basic line dances to great music while exercising your heart, mind and soul.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall

 

Benson Center Ageless Grace Class 

Ageless Grace
Wednesday
2:30pm to 3:15pm
October 4 to December 13
Instructor: Melissa Lawrence

Ageless Grace is a group exercise class based on everyday movements that focus on healthy longevity of the body and mind. The movements are designed to be performed seated in a chair and can help you improve balance, self-esteem, joint mobility, and more.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall



Stability
Thursday
9:00am to 9:45am
October 5 to December 14
Instructor: Jennifer Jones

Class designed to help improve balance and coordination to remain safe on our feet.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall

 

 

Fitness Room Orientation
Thursday
1:00pm to 2:00pm

This class is required for all new participants in the Fitness Center: One-hour orientation on how to use various pieces of equipment and how to set up your own personal exercise log. (By appointment only)

By appointment only.

 

Benson Center Bocce Class

BOCCE
Tuesday and Friday
10:00am to 12:00pm
October 3 to December 15

Ancient game, whose modern adaptation most closely resembles bowling. The game requires skill, strategy and just a little luck. Want to play but don't know how, then come and join us for a few hours of fun, exercise and socialization.

Location: Bocce Court

 

Tai Chi Beginning - Level 1
Thursday
11:00am to 11:45am
October 5 to December 14
Trainer: Sheila Ficco

"Chi" is your internal energy, your life force. Tai Chi is an ancient practice that helps move the energy throughout the body. This class is designed specifically for older adults at all levels of ability. These exercises can be performed standing or seated. The goal of this class is to introduce students to the basics of how to breathe, move and improve the your body's functions. Cultivating Chi works on the mind, body and spirit.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall


Opening times Fitness Room
Monday
7:00am to 11:00am, 1:00pm to 4:45pm
Tuesday
7:00am to 10:00am, 1:00pm to 4:45pm
Wednesday
7:00am to 11:00am, 1:00pm to 4:45pm
Thursday
7:00am to 10:00am, 2:00pm to 4:45pm
Friday
7:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:45pm
The Fitness Center is open for use by registered participants.
No instruction is available

NOTE: The Fitness Center is closed every day from 12:00pm - 1:00pm





Art Programs - Building B
October - December 2017
 
Benson Center Watercolors Class

Watercolors
Monday
10:00am to 12:00pm
October 2 to December 4
Instructor: Mary Kapuscinski

Learn to paint using watercolors as a medium. Class size 12.

Location: Craft Room



Working with Metal Wire Wrapped Jewelry and Cold Connections
Monday
10:00am to 12:30pm
October 2 to December 4
Instructor: Helenne Vermillion

Create jewelry using the wire wrapping method. Very thin 26-28 gauge wire is used to make wrapped and woven patterns on thicker wire, twisting and crimping without soldering. Beads can be incorporated into these pieces, and later on we will explore using cold connections such as rivets to join metal.
Bring your own basic pliers (instructor will email list). Class size 12.

Location: Ceramics Room


Benson Center Book Club (Reading Group) 

Benson Book Club (Reading Group)
3rd Monday of each month
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Coordinator: Amelia Reed

Discussion of books suggested by reading group participants.

Location: Conference Room A

 

Benson Center Advanced Watercolors Class 

Advanced Watercolors
Monday
1:30-3:30
October 2 to December 4
Instructor: Mary Kapuscinski

Learn more advanced techniques using the medium of watercolors. Class size is limited to 12 students.

Location: Craft Room




Art and Craft Programs - Building B
July-September 2017
 

 

Abstraction, Drawing, Painting and 3D
Monday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 2 to December 11
Instructor: Charles Scogins

This class will explore the process of Abstracting images in a variety of media. We will also learn the historical context and how the idea of abstraction took hold of the art world during the twentieth century. Students will need a sketchbook, pen and cell phone with a camera for this class. Class size 8.

Location: Painting/Drawing Studio



Afternoon Metal Studio
Monday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 2 to December 4
Instructors: Hellenne Vermillion

For those registered in the Working with Metal Class, the afternoon will allow you to continue working on your project with instructor support. Class size 12.

Location: Ceramics Room




Advanced Photography 103
Tuesday
10:00am to 12:00pm
October 3 to November 28 (no class on November 21)
Instructors: Tom Hughes

This course teaches the student how to take better digital pictures, focusing on composition, form and color.
Class size 10.

Location: Conference Room A



Silk Dye Painting (Supply Fee)
Tuesday
10:00am to 12:30pm
October 3 to December 5
Instructors: Hellenne Vermillion

Using acid dyes to achieve the most brilliant colors on silk, we will practice several techniques using dyes and resists on silk fabric. These will then be steam set for permanency, and used to create fiber art either by collaging or embellishing. There will be a supply fee of $40. Class size 12.

Location: Craft Room



Sculpture for Beginners (10 weeks)
Tuesday
10:00am to 12:30pm
October 3 to December 5
Instructors: Charles Scogins

This class is for those participants who have very little to no experience in working with clay. We will explore a variety of techniques to create and finish your art piece. Bring a sketchbook, and pen to each class. Class size 10.

Location: Ceramic Room


Benson Center Knitting Class 

Knitting for Beginners
Tuesday
1:00pm to 3:00pm
October 3 to December 5
Instructors: Meta Haupert

Learn to knit or join this fun group to knit for charity. All levels are welcome. Class size 10.

Location: Conference Room A



Knitting (Intermediate)
Tuesday
1:00pm to 3:00pm
October 3 to November 28
Instructors: Joan Lee

Learn to knit or join this fun group to knit for charity. . All levels are welcome. Class size 11.

Location: Conference Room B



Fiber Arts Studio
Tuesday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 3 to December 5
Instructors: Hellenne Vermillion

For those registered in the Fiber Arts: Silk Dye Painting class, the afternoon will allow you to continue working on your project with the instructor's support. Class size 12.

Location: Craft Room



Sculpture Intermediate to Advanced
(10 weeks)
Tuesday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 3 to December 5
Instructors: Charles Scogins

This is an intermediate to advanced class to challenge those who have experience with clay. We will explore a variety of processes for creating both representational and abstract or experimental sculptures. Bring a sketchbook and pen to each class. Class size 8.

Location: Ceramic Room

 

Benson Center Creative Writing Workshop 

Creative Writing – Workshop (9 weeks)
Wednesday
9:45am to 12:15pm
October 4 to December 6
Instructor: Alice Godbold

Coaching on your own projects. Read and discuss your stories. Class size 10.

Location: Craft Room




Acrylics for Beginners (10 weeks)
Wednesday
10:00am to 12:30pm
October 4 to December 6
Instructor: Charles Scogins

This class is for beginning students that have not worked with acrylic. You will be introduced to a variety of techniques creating both representational and nonrepresentational images. Students will bring a sketchbook, pen and canvas (11x14) and cell phone with a camera or a camera. Class size 10.

Location: Painting/Drawing Studio

 

 

Benson Center Card Making (Advanced) 

Card Making Advanced (6 weeks)
Wednesday
10:00am to 11:30am
October 4 to November 8
Instructor: Judy Schneible and Linda Korngold

You must have taken Beginner Card Making to register for this class.
Learn techniques to create your own unique greeting cards using rubber stamps, stencils and embossing (raised lettering). Supplies will be included. Class size 8.

Location: Heavy Art Room



Basic Hand Building in Clay
Wednesday
10:00am to 12:30pm
October 4 to December 6
Instructor: Hellenne Vermillion

A basic hand building in clay class where beginners to advanced students are welcome. Focus will be on form and function, with projects given. Class size 12.

Location: Ceramics Room




Holiday Craft Workshop "Mason Jars" (One day class)
Wednesday
10:00am to 12:00pm
November 15, 2017
Instructor: Judy Schneible and Linda Korngold

You will be instructed in creating holiday crafts for your home enjoyment. Class size 10.

Location: Heavy Art Room



Benson Center Beginning Piano Lessons 

Beginning Piano Lessons
Wednesday
11:00am to 12:00pm
October 4 to December 6
Instructor: Lita Blake

Take beginning piano lessons in a small group setting. Class size 6.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall


 

Benson Center Jewelry Making, Beading all levels 

Jewelry Making “Beading” (8 weeks)
Wednesday
1:00pm to 3:00pm
October 4 to November 29
Instructor: Joan Lee

Learn to make beautiful jewelry using beads. All levels are welcome. Class size 12.

Location: Conference Room B




 

Benson Center Needlepoint Class 

Needlepoint (8 weeks)
Wednesday
1:00pm to 3:00pm
October 4 to November 29
Instructor: Carolyn Stovall

Beginners are welcome. Learn new needlepoint stitches in a fun setting. Class size 10.

Location: Craft Room



Coloring and Conversation 
Wednesday
1:30pm to 2:30pm
October 4 to November 8
Instructor: Judy Schneible and Linda Korngold

Everyone is welcome to join the fun of adult coloring. Bring your own supplies. Class size 15.
No registration required.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall




Acrylics for Intermediate to Advanced
Wednesday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 4 to December 6
Instructor: Charles Scogins

This class will challenge those who have painted with acrylics paints for a long time.
We will explore both traditional and experimental approaches to using the medium along with many of the additives available on the market today. We will also focus a great deal on color and controlling Hue, Value, Temperature and Intensity.
Bring a sketchbook, pen and camera to class as well as an 11x14 canvas.
There is a $25 model fee for this class. Class size 15.

Location: Painting/Drawing Studio




Hand Building Clay: Inspired by Ancient Cultures
Wednesday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 4 to December 6
Instructor: Hellenne Vermillion

As we explore a little bit of history of clay work of ancient cultures, we will create a vessel or object inspired by these. The inspiration could be the shape of a clay work or the painted surface of a vessel. All levels welcome. Class size 12.

Location: Ceramics Room


 

 

Benson Center Mosaics Class 

Mosaics
Wednesday
1:30pm to 3:30pm
October 4 to December 6
Instructor: Marilyn Porter

Make an art piece from broken bits of ceramic or glass. There will be work on cutting techniques and use of various materials, as well as, discussions on such topics as adhesives, substrates, tools, framing and hanging, etc. We will all learn from others in the group. Class size 12.

Location: Heavy Art Room


 

Benson Center Chorus 

Benson Chorus
Wednesday
2:00pm to 3:00pm
October 4 to November 29
Instructor: Alice Amerson

Make new friends with music. No experience needed. All voices are welcome. Class size 25.
Holiday Concert: Wednesday, December 6, 2:00pm

 

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall

 

Benson Center Card Making Class 

Card Making for Beginners (4 weeks)
Thursday
10:00am to 11:30am
Session 1: October 5 to October 26
Session 2: November 2 to November 30 (no class on November 23)
Instructor: Judy Schneible and Linda Korngold

Learn techniques to create your own unique greeting cards using rubber stamps, stencils and embossing (raised lettering). Supplies will be included. Class size 8.

Location: Heavy Art Room


 

Oil Painting for Beginners (10 weeks)
Thursday
10:00am to 12:30pm
October 5 to December 14
Instructor: Charles Scogins

This class will introduce you to oil painting using both the traditional process as well as the Alta-Prima approach to painting in oils. The basic use of tools and mediums will be covered as well as composition, values, proportion and brush work. Bring a sketchbook, pen and camera to class as well as an 11x14 canvas. There is a $25 model fee for this class. Class size is limited to 10.

Location: Painting Studio



 

Texas Holdem

Texas Hold'em (Beginners)
Thursday
1:00pm to 3:00pm
October 5 to November 30 (no class on November 23)

 

Instructor: Joan Lee

Texas Hold'em is a variation of the card game Poker. Class size is limited 8

Location: Conference Room A



 

Benson Center Beginning Wheel Throwing Class 

Beginning Wheel Throwing
Thursday
1:30pm to 3:30pm
October 5 to December 7
Instructors: Bea Feiman and Gayle Land

Beginner students only. 105G white clay can be purchased if needed from the Administrative office for $10 per 25 lb. bag. Class size 7.

Location: Heavy Art Room


 

Block Printing (5 weeks)
Thursday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 5 to December 14
Instructor: Hellenne Vermillion

Using soft rubber blocks for printing, we will design and carve these in preparation for printing on various types of paper. Class size 12.

Location: Ceramics Room




Oil Painting for Intermediate to Advanced (10 weeks)
Thursday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 5 to December 14
Instructor: Charles Scogins

This class will challenge students with a great deal of experience with oil paints or a long time.
We will explore both traditional and experimental approaches to using the medium along with many of 
the additives available on the market today. We will also focus a great deal on color and controlling Hue, Value, Temperature and Intensity. Bring a sketchbook, pen and camera to class as well as an 11x14 canvas. There is a $25 model fee for this class. Class size 15.

Location: Painting/Drawing Studio




Polymer Clay (5 weeks)
Thursday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
November 9 to December 14
Instructors: Hellenne Vermillion

The new polymer clays come in various colors and textures, mimicking stone and metals. This class will have participants making fun jewelry and figurines using this medium. Instructions will be given on baking these in your home oven. Class size 12.

Location: Ceramics Room




Drawing Introduction for Beginners to Advanced
(10 weeks)
Friday
10:00am to 12:30pm
October 6 to December 15
Instructor: Charles Scogins

This class will be an introduction to drawing techniques and we will create both representational drawings as well as experimental drawings. We will explore both line and tone in a variety of media and will work primarily from life and observation of the subject. We will work with models, outdoors and found objects collected by the class. Bring a sketchbook, pen and camera to class. There is a $25 model fee for this class. Class size 15.

Location: Painting/Drawing Studio 

 

 

Benson Center Genealogy Class 

Genealogy
Friday
10:00am to 12:00pm
October 6 to December 1 (no Classes on November 10 and November 24)
Instructors: Dee Notaro

Providing a free computer program and instruction to access records that will put you onto a road of discovery as to who you really are. This class will help you to organize family records and pictures. Discover and document your family history and leave a record for your children. Recording can also be done by hand rather than computer. Class size 15.

Location: Conference Rooms A and B

 

Benson Center Drawing Studio Class 

Advanced to Intermediate Drawing
Friday
1:30pm to 4:00pm
October 6 to December 15
Instructor: Charles Scogins

In this class we will explore a variety or media and approaches to the subject of drawing. We will work with live models as well as outdoors and found objects collected by the class. Participants should be strong in the fundamentals of drawing as we will focus more on finish techniques to make your drawings stand out as finished pieces of art. Bring a sketchbook, pen and camera to class. There is a $25 model fee for this class. Class size 25.

Location: Painting/Drawing Studio

 

Benson Center Wheel Throwing Studio 

Wheel Throwing Studio (Lab Fee, 9 weeks)
Friday
1:30pm to 3:30pm
October 6 to December 8
Instructor: Bea Feiman

This class is for intermediate and advanced students only. 105G white clay can be purchased if needed from the Administrative Office in Benson $10 per 25 lb. bag. Class size 7.

Location: Heavy Art Room





Computer Programs - Building B
October - December 2017



iPhone Photography

iPhone-Photography
(2 days)
Monday
10:00am to 12:00pm
October 2 and October 16
Instructor: Morton Slutsky
 
Learn how to take pictures, photo edit, and send or print using your iPhone. This class is not for Android or other phones, or point and shoot SLR Cameras. Class size 15.
 
Location: Conference Room.

 

computer basics

Computer Basics - Laptops and Windows 7 (8 weeks)
Monday
10:00am to 12:00pm
October 2 to November 20
Instructors: Larry Furse

This course is designed for those with little to no computer experience.
Students should have access to a computer for practice and study. This course will be a slow-paced relaxed course that teaches students about computer including; Microsoft operating system (Windows 7), keyboard and mouse use, email, Internet, file storage, and security.

Location: Computer Lab



Security for Seniors - Protect Your Assets and Privacy on the Internet (4 weeks)
Tuesday
10:00am to 12:00pm
October 3 to October 24
Instructor: Jeff Kalwerisky

The Internet is useful and fun but the bad guys are out there and they "love" seniors.
Learn how to lock up your credit cards, protect sensitive banking and medical information, and never get ripped off. Class size 12.

Location: Computer Lab



Intro Android Tablets

Intro to Android Tablets (4 weeks)
Wednesday
10:00am to 12:00pm
November 1 to November 22
Instructor: Jeff Kalwerisky

 

Using your Android Tablet: touch screen, send messages, make video calls, read books, send emails, useful apps, music and movies, and more. Class size 12.

Location: Computer Lab

 

 

 

Intro iPhone/iPad (4 weeks)
Thursday
10:00am to 12:00pm
October 19 to November 9
Instructor: Jeff Kalwerisky

Do you have an Apple iPhone or an iPad?
If so, this is the course for you to learn the basics of using your device: make phone call and video calls with friends and family, surf and shop confidently on the Web, read books, and learn Tips and Tricks to simplify things and get the best experience from your Apple device. Class size 12.

Location: Computer Lab

 

 

Intro to Excel

Intro to Microsoft Word (4 weeks)
Thursday
10:00am to 12:00pm
November 16 to December 7 (no class on November 23)
Instructor: Jeff Kalwerisky

 

Learn to use Microsoft’s premier word processing software, so you can type any document you wish: letters to friends/family, shopping lists, brochures and flyers, even the Great American Novel. Learn tips and tricks for formatting your documents so they look elegant and professional. Use all the available tools with ease: styles, themes, SmartArt, columns, graphics, mail merge, and more. Class size 12.

Location: Computer Lab




Additional Programs - Building B
October - December 2017

 

AARP Defensive Driving 2017 Course
Schedule:
November 16 - Jerry
December 7 - Warren



Benson Caregiver's Support Group
4th Tuesday of the month
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Call to register: 404-612-2360

Location: Benson Adult Day 




Ask Chef Quentin
4th Tuesday of the month
1:00pm to 1:45pm

Chef Quentin will be available to answer any of your dining questions.

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall



 

Council on Aging Meeting
1st Wednesday of the month
10:30am

Location: Conference Rooms A and B




Friends of Benson Meeting
2nd Wednesday of the month
10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Conference Rooms A and B




Monthly Birthday Celebration
3rd Wednesday of the month
12:30pm

Location: Multi-Purpose Dining Hall




Chess with Tony Shibona
Every Friday
9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Game Room




 

Chess with Sophia Lozinskaya
Every Friday
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: Conference Room A


Other Life Enrichment Programs

“OPEN MIC with Sabrina”
First Wednesday of the month,
1:00 - 2:00 pm, in the Multipurpose Dining Hall.
What’s Happening at Benson? Join us on the first Wednesday of each month in the Multipurpose Dining Hall. Ask questions or make suggestions.

In addition, Ms. Nettie Douglass from Watershed Management will join us to assist you with your water billing concerns.


Winter 2018 Class Registration, 12/27 to 12/15, Every Weekday

BC Class Registration

 

Winter 2018 (1st Quarter 2018) Class Registration begins Monday, November 27,
from 9:00am to 12:00pm,
break for lunch,
restart at 1:30pm to 3:30pm.
This process will continue until Friday, December 15, 2017

Every “Current Participant" will be able to register for “all” classes offered during the Winter 2018 (1st Quarter 2018) Session on computers set up in the Benson Multipurpose Center.  

Representatives will be available to answer questions and provide assistance.

Location: Computer Lab

When it is ready, you will be  able to download a copy of our 1st Quarter 2018 Class Schedule here (not yet).




 BENSON CLASS SESSIONS/REGISTRATION DATES
 (2017)

 

SESSION 3 - Week of July 03 - Sept 11, 2017
August 30 to September 15 Registration for 4th Quarter classes.
WEEK - Sept. 25-29 - Down Week - Instructor’s Planning Open Swim & Open Gym Only

SESSION 4 - Week of October 02 - December 04, 2017
November 27 to December 15, 1st Quarter 2018 Class Registration.
WEEK - Dec. 18-21 - Down Week - Instructor’s Planning Open Swim & Open Gym Only
WEEK - Dec. 26-29 - Down Week - Instructor’s Planning Open Swim & Open Gym Only



Download 4th Quarter 2017 Program (v171010a)



Disclaimer

Operating hours:
Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 5:00pm.

Adult Day Program Hours:
Business hours Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm.