Corbin Senior Center Activities

Backyard Fruits & Berries

Who doesn't love fresh sweet home grown berries? Learn how to grow your own berries including variety selection, planting and appropriate maintenance, how to live with certain pests and diseases, and when to harvest (and EAT) the good stuff.

This is a one day only class on 8/25/18 Instructor James McGinty Class Dates 8/25/2018 - 8/25/2018

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Balance with Feldenkrais®

Using lessons based on the Feldenkrais Method, students will explore their self-organization to find ways of of improving standing, walking, balance, and sitting. All motion originates in the in the brain, and we develop "patterns of movement" as we age. Changing these "patterns" is possible, once you know what they are. This class is appropriate for anyone wanting to walk or stand with more comfort and ease. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and join us for an easy and enjoyable time.

Classes - Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Class Dates 9/20/2018 - 11/8/2018 Instructor Nora Graebner

Please call 509-327-1584 to sign up. OR To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Billiards

Corbin hosts two billiard tables where you can enjoy a fun game of pool.  Enjoy with your friends, come to meet a friend or come for a relaxing solo game! The pool room is open from 8:00am to 4:00pm for members to enjoy. $1.00 donation to play!

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am to 4:00pm

Drop by Corbin anytime between 8:00 and 4:00 to play!

Chair Yoga

Grab a chair and enjoy a unique yoga experience. Use chairs and standing modifications of yoga, focusing on safety, and combine balance and flexibility poses with stretching, breathing exercises, seated meditation and relaxation. This class is appropriate for those with joint pain, joint replacement or back pain, or those finishing rehabilitation.

Classes- Monday 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm Class Dates 9/17/2018 - 11/5/2018 Instructor Richard Miller

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Cribbage

Cribbage, or crib, is a card game traditionally for two players, but commonly played with three, four or more, that involves playing and grouping cards in combinations which gain points. Cribbage has several distinctive features: the cribbage board used for score-keeping, the eponymous crib or box (a separate hand counting for the dealer), two distinct scoring stages (the play and the show) and a unique scoring system including points for groups of cards that total fifteen.

  • Monday 1pm costs .50cents pp

Drop in during game time to play!

Feldenkrais® On the Floor

Explore movement patterns, lying on the floor, without the habitual muscle tension that gravity exerts on your skeletal system. These Awareness Through Movement lessons are based on the Feldenkrais Method® to increase your awareness of how your body moves. We'll examine the skeletal connections in the body as well as the neuromuscular component of movement - the neuroplastic ability of the brain to change at any age. Wear comfortable, loose clothing and bring a mat of blanket for the floor.

Classes - Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Class Dates 9/20/2018 - 11/8/2018 Instructor Nora Graebner

Please call 509-327-1584 to sign up. OR To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Foot Care

Our feet travel a million miles over a lifetime and it's time to give them the tender loving care they desire.  Join Corbin on the third Thursday of every month for foot care to massage and take care of what ails your feet.  Call to set up an appointment as slots are limited.  Cost is $15 per session.

Third Thursday of the Month at 9:00am

Please call 509-327-1584 to sign up.

Intro to Drawing

Whether you have ever picked up an artist's pencil in your life, teacher Jaquan Tracey will take students on a 6 week guided tour towards expressing your artistic side.  With small class sizes and personalized instruction, this class is perfect the senior looking to take up the art of expressing the heart and story of your life.  There is a $25 supply fee per 6 week session.  No need to sign up, just stop by during class time with heart to learn.

  • Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:30
  • Thursdays 1:00 - 3:30

Drop by during class time to join. New arrivals welcome!

Legacy Through Stories

Create your legacy with stories as the focus along with photographs, art, poetry, and any other methods you choose for your memoir. We will be one another's listeners enjoying and providing feedback for you to consider in your growing work. Though I will set up prompts, brainstorm opportunities, share examples from others and my own efforts, including some fun, short art exercises, you will have maximum room for personal inventiveness and exploration!

Classes Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm 9/17/2018 - 10/22/2018 Instructor Joan Becker

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Line Dancing Intermediate

Have you already taken Line Dancing with Doreen Seal, and are ready for some new steps? Stay energized and fit while you learn the basic steps and rhythm of line dancing. Wear comfortable, lightweight clothing and soft-soled shoes. No partner needed.

Classes are Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Class Dates 9/17/2018 - 11/5/2018 Instructor Doreen Seal

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Line Dancing: Begining

Stay energized and fit while you learn the basic steps and rhythm of line dancing. Wear comfortable, lightweight clothing and soft-soled shoes. No partner needed.

Classes are Mondays 9:00 am - 10: am Class Dates 9/17/2018 - 11/5/2018 Instructor Doreen Seal

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Mexican Train

Mexican Train is a game played with dominos. The object of the game is for a player to play all the dominoes from his or her hand onto one or more chains, or "trains", emanating from a central hub or "station". The game's most popular name comes from a special optional train that belongs to all players. However, the game can be played without the Mexican Train; such variants are generally called "Private Trains" or "Domino Trains".  Cost 0.50 cents per person

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:30 pm

Drop by during game time to join. New arrivals welcome!

Monday Night Dance

After a lifetime of cutting a rug from one era of music to the next, join this active group of seniors every Monday night for light refreshments, a great live band, and all the dancing you can handle.  All ages welcome and no need to sign up ahead of time.  Just show up Mondays at 7:00pm for a great evening of fun. Cost $4 per person.

Mondays at 7pm

Call 509-327-1584 for more info or just show up ready to dance!

Paul: The 7 Letters

A new profile of Paul and his ideas has emerged from objective scholarship ¿ rabbi not convert, feminist not chauvinist, and imitator of Christ not Christian Theologue. Review the letters and the issues.  

Classes - Monday 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm Class Dates 9/17/2018 - 11/19/2018 Instructor Patrick McReynolds

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Pilates – Yoga Strength

Enjoy a hybrid, athletic workout that incorporates the principles of sports stretch, strength training, conditioning, movement and balance. The goal is to increase your strength, flexibility and balance, along with reducing stress and improving your overall fitness level. Students must be able to sit, stand and kneel. Bring a mat and water. Class hosted by Corbin and led by ACT 2 of Spokane Community College.

  • Wednesdays at 4:00pm

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Pinochle

Pinochle is a trick taking card game typically for two to four players and played with a 48-card deck. It is derived from the card game bezique; players score points by trick-taking and also by forming combinations of cards into melds. It is thus considered part of a "trick-and-meld" category which also includes a cousin, belote. Each hand is played in three phases: bidding, melds, and tricks. Cost 0.50 cents per person!

  • Wednesday at 8:30 am
  • Friday at 9:00 am

Drop by during game time to join. New arrivals welcome!

Poetry Workshop

Heighten your delight of poetry, language and images.  Sample poems provide fertile ground for your own imagination and nurture your love for words and poetry.  Open to seasoned poets or by faculty approval.  Class hosted by Corbin and led by Act 2 of Spokane Community College.

  • Mondays at 1:00pm

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

SAIL: Stay Active and Independent for Life

Improve your strength, balance and fitness with exercises specifically designed to help maintain and improve your balance and mobility, reduce your risk of falls, and improve your quality of life.  Class hosted by Corbin and led by ACT 2 of Spokane Community College.

Classes are held Thursdays 5:00 pm-6:15 pm Class Dates 9/20/2018 - 11/15/2018 Instructor Richard Miller

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Scrabble

If you consider yourself a competitive wordsmith, then you'll want to join our Friday afternoon round of Scrabble.  The classic game that pits ones wit and knowledge of the dictionary is a house favorite and is sure wrap up your week with joy.  Who knows, you might even a learn a new word or two before its done!  Cost is 0.50 cents per person.

  • Fridays at 12:30

Drop by during game time to join. New arrivals welcome!

Silver Cafe

In partnership with Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels, Corbin serves as a congregate site for seniors looking to get an affordable bite to eat among the fellowship of fellow Spokane Seniors. Open Monday thru Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, one can come and go as they please during operating hours. Cost is $3.85 for a full meal and the monthly menu can be found here at http://www.gscmealsonwheels.org/menus-1

  • Monday thru Thursday 11:00am to 12:30pm

No need to register ahead of time, just stop by to enjoy a meal!

Stretch & Tone

As the days and years go by our bodies could always use a little tender love and care.  Join your friends at Corbin on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for a stretch and tone class designed to enhance mobility, flexibility, and strength. New arrivals welcome every time.  Start your morning off right with Corbin's Stretch and Tone class.  Cost 0.50 cents per person

Tues & Thurs at 8:50am

Drop by during class time to join. New arrivals welcome!

Swing Dance: Beginning

Yes, you can learn to dance! Long-time dance instructor, performer and choreographer Paul Tapp includes beginning country swing and East Coast single-time swing. Wear smooth-soled shoes. Partner required. Cost is per person.

Classes are Thursdays 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Class Dates 9/27/2018 - 11/15/2018 Instructor Paul Tapp  

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Tai Chi

Discover the multiple health benefits of this healing art that integrates body, mind, heart and spirit.  Improve balance, coordination, and mental focus through a disciplined series of specific movements.  Gain muscle tone, endurance, and improved circulation. 10:00am class is for those new to Tai Chi while 11:00am and 3:00pm classes are for those who've mastered the beginning moves.  Class hosted by Corbin and led by ACT 2 of Spokane Community College.

  • Tuesday 10:00am
  • Tuesday 11:00am
  • Tuesday  3:00pm
  • New class starts January 9,2018

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Tai Chi: Beginning

Discover the multiple health benefits of this healing art that integrates body, mind, heart and spirit. Improve balance, coordination and mental focus through a disciplined series of specific, continuous movements. This class is for students new to tai chi.

Classes - Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am & Monday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Class Dates 9/18/2018 - 11/27/2018 Instructor Kaiya Treffry

Drop by during class time to join. New arrivals welcome!

Tai Chi: Continuing

Discover the multiple health benefits of this healing art that integrates body, mind, heart and spirit. Improve balance, coordination, and mental focus through a disciplined series of specific, continuous movements. Gain muscle toning, endurance and improved circulation in this class for students who have mastered the beginning moves of the form.

Classes are Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am & Tuesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Class Dates 9/18/2018 - 11/27/2018 Instructor Kaiya Treffry

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Tap Grandmas

If you like to move, dance, and get your tap groove on join Joan and her magnificent group of tap dancing grandmas.  From beginners to the experienced, you will practice amazing choreography while exercising your youthful desire to dance. Tap Grandmas put on an end of the year Christmas performance for all family and friends to enjoy.  For details call Joan at 509-499-5813.  New members welcome!

  • Tuesdays 12:00 - 2:30
  • Wednesdays 12:30 - 2:30
  • Thursdays 10:00 - 2:30

Please call Joan at 509-499-5813

The Crusades

Calling for a second crusade due to the collapse of the first crusader state, Edessa, in 1145 Bishop Hugh of Jebail leads an embassy to Pope Eugenius III in Rome requesting a new Crusade. So it begins again.

Classes- Wednesday 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Class Dates 10/31/2018 - 12/5/2018 Instructor Don Popejoy Offered By Spokane Community College

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Wii Bowling

Who says video games are just for kids? Utilizing the Nintendo Wii, Corbin members can enjoy a competitive heart felt game of bowling.  The motion activated system recreates the motions of actual bowling ensuring persons of all physical health levels and hit the lanes.  Call Mary Kay on Wednesday afternoons to plug in your spot for this fun activity.

Monday thru Friday

Please call Mary Kay at 509-327-1584 on Wednesday Afternoons.

Writer’s Workshop

Use your memories, insights and imagination to generate stories, skits, memoirs or poetry.  We encourage all forms of writing in a relaxed informal environment. Develop your writing style and sharpen your writing skills.  Class hosted by Corbin and led by ACT 2 of Spokane Community College.

Class Dates 9/18/2018 - 11/13/2018  - Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Instructor Lisa Conger

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Yoga Chair

Grab a chair and enjoy a unique yoga experience.  Use chairs and standing modifications of yoga, focusing on safety, and combine balance and flexibility poses with stretching, breathing exercises, seated meditation and relaxation.  This class is appropriate for those with joint pain, joint replacement or back pain, or those finishing rehabilitation.  Class hosted by Corbin and led by ACT 2 of Spokane Community College.

  • Monday 4:45pm - 6:00pm
  • New class starts January 22,2018

To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

Yoga For Wholeness

Reawaken your body's natural ability to heal itself and come back into balance. Through focused awareness and breath, learn how to listen to and observe the messages your body is sending you. Rediscover the power within you to align with positive, new energy and release old ways of thinking, being and feeling. Bring new vitality into all systems of your body, mind and spirit, creating harmony and a restored sense of well-being.

Classes - Monday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Class Dates 9/17/2018 - 12/3/2018 Instructor Peggy Thomas

Please call 509-327-1584 to sign up. OR To enroll call Act 2 509-279-6030 (registration) or 509-279-6027 (office).

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