Lots of fun at PLAYERS Community Senior Center


The following programs will be held at COA’s THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center, 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach. The center will be closed for Christmas on Friday, Dec. 22. If you have any questions or wish to register, call Suzanne Duvall at 904-209-3659.

Lunch — Tuesdays: 3 weeks starting Tuesday, Dec. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. Registration required a week in advance and fee required, $5 per meal.

Lunch — Thursdays: 4 weeks starting Thursday, Dec. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. Registration required a week in advance and fee required, $5 per meal.

Duplicate Bridge: 3 weeks starting Friday, Dec. 8, from noon to 3 p.m.  Fee required: $2 per person, per Friday. You must have a partner.

Line Dancing Class: Instructor Will Oglesby teaches many different line dances with a good selection of music. Open to all adults and experience levels.  Weekly, starting Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Registration and fee required, $9 per class.

Acrylic Painting: Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon. No fee required. Instructor on site Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Bus Trip to COA’s Riverhouse: A visit to COA’s Riverhouse in St. Augustine for the “Winter Art & Dance Show” at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20. This is a round trip from THE PLAYERS Community Center; the COA bus will leave The Players Community Center at 9 a.m. sharp and return by 3 p.m. Lunch provided. 

Holiday Market: Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Browse crafts, jewelry, quilts, art and more. All proceeds benefit THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center. Rain or shine.

Chair Exercise — Tuesdays:  9:30 to 10 a.m.

Chair Exercise — Thursdays: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Canasta — Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to noon

Canasta — Thursdays: 10 a.m. to noon

Mexican Train Dominoes: Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Ask a Nurse: Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Bingo — Tuesdays: 1 to 2 p.m.

Bingo — Thursdays: 1 to 2 p.m.

Board Game Playing: Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon

Wii Bowling: Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m.

Bocce Ball: Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Happy Birthday December Babies! Join everyone for cake and the vocal stylings of Harmony, a mother/daughter duo from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday Dec. 7.

Ponte Vedra Hearing Associates Presents! Learn how hearing plays a major role in your quality of life, from your emotional well-being and physical health to your career and leisure activities. Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 11 a.m. to noon.

St. John’s County Library: The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch of the St. John’s County Public Library System visits. Come make a free seasonal craft! Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Concierge Care: Join Jennifer James, senior care liaison, for seasonal fun. Light refreshments provided. Thursday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Sing-a-Long: Join everyone for a fun-filled hour of singing Christmas carols with Lisa Atkinson of Home Instead. Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Check Your Blood Pressure with Nurse Fran: Thursday, Dec. 21, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free.

Care Connection: Do you need help? Do you find it difficult to make ends meet? Are you in need of some help with the cost of groceries or health care? You are not alone. Did you know there may be help available for you? Many seniors qualify for — but are not yet enrolled in — benefit programs that could help them pay for prescriptions, medical care and food. A Care Connection representative will be on site to meet with you on Thursday, Dec. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christmas Party! Join everyone for holiday treats, gifts, Santa and the rocking good time music of Rod Mathews. Thursday, Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Scattergories! Come play the popular game of Scattergories where you name items according to letters. Fun for all! Tuesday, Dec. 26, from 11 a.m. to noon.

National Chocolate Day: Join Victoria Proctor, sales and marketing director at Camellia at Deerwood for some delicious history on chocolate while nibbling on chocolate treats. Thursday, Dec. 28, from 11 a.m. to noon.