175 Port Rd.

Kennebunk, ME 04043

207-967-8514

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Programs & Activities

*Please note that ALL programs require advance registration! Members can now register for programs online – CLICK HERE to register. To view or download the full calendar for the month CLICK HERE

New and Noteworthy

Coffee with a Cop – Tuesday, February 7, 10:00

Come have a coffee with Rachel Schlein & Melissa Medeiros, Behavioral Health Liaisons for the Kennebunk Police Department, as they discuss their roles within the department and how they assist community members in need. R.S.V.P required – you do not need to be a member to attend!

Osteopenia & Osteoporosis with Reform PT – Friday, February 10, 1:00

Did you know that every 3 seconds somebody in the world experiences a fracture due to osteoporosis? According to 2019 data compiled by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, the projected number of annual fractures is expected to climb from 1.9 to 3.2 million from 2018 to 2040, reflecting a 68% increase in incidence and a rise in preventable health care costs.

Join physical therapist Brandon Bourgoin from Reform Physical Therapy for an educational talk on osteoporosis, preventative measures you can take, and the benefits of weight-bearing exercise for a stronger, healthier you! 

Eye Health with the Iris Network – Monday, February 13, 10:00

Laura Vittorioso, Vision Rehabilitation Specialist at the Iris Network (the agency serving those who are blind or visually impaired) in the State of Maine will be giving a talk on eye health and common eye diseases as we age. Eye health and routine eye care becomes much more important after age fifty. This talk will cover basic ways to maintain eye health as we age and how to deal with vision loss which may result from eye diseases associated with the aging process. The Iris Network is a nonprofit agency providing in-home vision rehabilitation to Maine residents diagnosed with eye disease.

Valentine’s/Galentine’s Bourbon Tasting at Ryans Corner House – Monday, February 13, 6:00

Grab your Valentine/Galentine and join us for a fun and informative Bourbon Tasting at Ryan’s Corner House Irish Pub in Kennebunkport! Led by Executive Bourbon Steward Mike Nugent of the Perfect Dram, your $50 ticket includes a tasting of 4 Bourbon plus appetizers and a sweet treat! Call or stop by the Center to purchase tickets.

Dewey’s World Travels – Istanbul, Turkey with Dewey – Friday, February 24, 2:00

Join us for fun-filled armchair adventures and stories from across the globe!! Refreshments will be provided.

Monthly presentations include:

  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Galápagos Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Tuscany, Italy and more!

Discover Ireland Trip with Collette Tours

What’s it like to travel to Ireland? You could try to envision it – you can dream about it, you can look at photos, you can read every travel book – but in the end, it’s impossible to know unless you go. See it for yourself and discover what you knew was always there, and find a few surprises too. Savor a true taste of Irish Splendor with the Center. Traveling October 21-28, 2023 – For more information or to reserve your seat, CLICK HERE.

Regular Recurring Programs

American Mahjong (intermediate)

Experienced players welcome! Wednesdays at 1:00-3:00 

American Mahjong (novice)

Just learning how to play? Join some fellow novice players! Thursdays from 1:00-3:00 

Art Workshop

A weekly workshop for painters to meet and work with instructor and artist Marguerite Genest. There is a fee of $10 payable to the instructor for this workshop. Tuesdays 10:00-1:00

Bingo

Join us at the Center in-person for free BINGO and the chance to win prizes! Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30

Book Club

Join Dori in person each month to chat with fellow bibliophiles about that month’s selection! Last Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm. Click here for the full list of books for 2023.

Coffee with a Cop

Every first Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 you can join us for coffee and conversation with an officer from the Kennebunk Police Department. Program Dates: Every first Tuesday from 10:00-11:00

Craft Group

A weekly gathering – bring your own craft projects and chat with other members while you work! Wednesdays from 10:00-1:00

Cribbage (intermediate)

A strategic card game for 2 to 4 players, using a cribbage board and pegs for scoring. Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00-3:00

Cribbage (beginner)

New to cribbage and looking to play with those at a similar level? Join the beginner cribbage group! Mondays from 1:00-3:00

French Club
 
Bonjour! Join fellow enthusiasts of the French language and culture. This group will meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month and all are welcome! Meeting Dates: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00
 
Grief Support
 
This group is lead by Carol MacLeod, retired advanced practice nurse in psychiatry. If you are interested in learning more, contact the Center. Every Thursday at 11:000-12:30
 

Hand and Foot

Join for weekly gameplay! Mondays from 1:30-3:00

Keep it Legal

Meet privately with Attorney Milda Castner and get your legal questions answered. Sign up required for a 30-minute appointment. Call the Center to sign up. Members-only

Knitting Group

Join this in-person knitting group at the Center. All levels are welcome and it’s a wonderful way to make new friends. Fridays from 10:00-12:00

Luncheons

Join us each month for a luncheon supplied by a fabulous local kitchen! Luncheons are held monthly and the cost is $10 – registration required

Mindfulness II with Nancy

This course is a continuation of the Introductory Mindfulness course previously held at the Center. Build on the foundational teachings and deepen our practice with additional instruction and guided meditations. Program Date: Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00

Open House

Whether you’re a member who hasn’t stopped by in a while, a new member, or someone thinking about joining us, this time is for you! Drop in and have a coffee and chat with us! Meeting Dates: Fridays 9:00-10:00

Tech Support

Need help figuring out that new iPhone or Android smartphone? Can’t get the hang of your laptop or need help on your tablet? We have student volunteers from Kennebunk High School who will be joining us every Monday to offer free tech support! Program Dates: Mondays at 3:00

Walking Group

Join our Executive Director, Bridget, for a walk and talk at Sea Road School in Kennebunk! Please feel free to drop-in anytime between 9:30-11:00. ID is required for sign-in to the school. Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00

Chair + Gentle Vinyasa Yoga with Leslie

Explore the many ways yoga impacts body, mind, and soul. Each student is to encouraged to develop their own sustainable practice to meet unique goals, needs, and abilities. Cost is $5 per class. Class Dates: Every Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:00

Leslie is founder and owner of Way to Be Yoga (149 Port Road, Kennebunk) and is a registered teacher with Yoga Alliance.

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