55+ Adult Programs

Programs & Activities

Fife Lunch
Nutritionally balanced meals provided by Catholic Community Services are served on Wednesdays, and Fridays. Meal reservations are appreciated one week in advance. You can call (253) 922-8368 or (253) 474-1200.
Days: Wed, Fri
Time: Noon
Cost: $3.00 60& Over (Suggested Donation) $5.75 for 59 & Under
Location: Fife Community Center

Tai Chi
Wake up your body & mind with morning Tai Chi.
Days: M/W/F (no class on 8/31,9/2, 9/4, 9/7, 11/11, 11/27, 12/25 & 1/1)
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Cost: Free

Dominos, Cribbage & Board Games
Come play the fun and addictive domino game called Mexican Train. New to the game? Someone will teach you how to play!
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Cost: Free

Artist Club (Free!)
Interested in painting? Want to learn more about the amazing art? If you have any questions our group will be glad to answer, suggest or help with your techniques. Please provide your own supplies. *Bring some snacks or a lunch*.
Days: Thursdays
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Join us for a fun afternoon playing bridge. We welcome all bridge players; new and experienced, ready to have fun and play the game.
Days: Thursdays
Time: 1 p.m.
Cost: Free

TGIF Pinochle
Our devoted pinochle group plays every Friday. Refreshments are provided.
Dates: Fridays
Time: 12:45 p.m. (sharp) – 3 p.m.
Cost: $1
NOTE: Tournaments are held the third Friday of each month. ($3 Entry Fee)

Travel Potluck
Join us as we discuss our up and coming trips. Debbie will be there to answer all your questions. Please bring a treat or side dish to share with everyone. Feel free to come with questions and enjoy some yummy dishes.
Date: Dec. 14th
Time:11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Services for 55+ Adults

Silver Sneakers Healthways Membership
The Fife Community Center is a Silver Sneakers site. This gives adults 65+ on Medicare with the following supplemental health plans: AARP Medicare Complete by United Healthcare, Asuris NW Health, Group Health, Health Alliance Medicare, Humana, Premera Blue Cross, Providence Health Plan, Regence Blue Shield of Washington and Soundpath Health, access to the following classes at the Community Center for not cost. Silver Sneakers classes are available to all people 50+ for a fee.

Instructor: Angela Garske

Silver Sneakers Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Sessions: *9/15-9/29, 10/1-10/29, 11/3-11/24, *12/1-12/17
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 9:30-10:30 A.M.
Cost: *$15 Res/session, *$22 Non Res/session, $23 Res/session, $30 Non-Res/session

Instructor: Angela Garske

Foot Care
Services provided by Catholic Community Services Long Term Care System. Call to schedule an appointment (253) 579-6000.
Cost on sliding scale.
Dates: 10/7 & 12/2
Location: Fife Community Center

AAA Driver’s Safety Class
American Driving Services is accepting reservations for its refresher course on defensive driving skills. The course gives practical guidance for traffic accident prevention and enhances driver safety and confidence. Successful course completion qualifies drivers 55 years of age and over for automobile insurance premium discounts. Check with your insurance agent for the amount and duration of the discount. To register for the class, please mail the fee, send checks only, payable to American Driving Services, P.O. Box 66681, Seattle, WA 98166-0681. Your fee is nonrefundable but is transferable to another class at any of our locations. You will receive a confirmation letter with the details by mail or email. Call us at 206.243.3564 if you have additional questions.
Registration must be postmarked by October 6th.
Registration Deadline: October 6th
Date: Tuesday, October 20th
Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $18
Location: Fife Community Center

Questions about MEDICARE?
SHIBA, (Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors), is a free and unbiased Medicare counseling service provided by the WA State Office of Insurance Commissioner. SHIBA volunteer counselors can help you navigate the Medicare system, make informed decisions, know your rights and assist you in spotting fraud attempts. Monthly, in person, SHIBA counseling is available at the Fife Community Center! Join SHIBA counselor, Jayne on the 3rd Wednesday monthly starting on August 19th! Jayne will give a short Medicare educational talk @ 11:00 a.m. and then will be available for one on one assistance from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come ready with your Medicare questions. For over thephone assistance at any other time, call the SHIBA helpline @ 253-596-0918.

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Senior Adult Trips

Meet at Fife Community Center for trips.

Dawnview Gardens Trip
Gather your friends and join us for a day trip to the beautiful Dawnview Gardens on Totten Inlet. With fife different themed gardens, this is sure to have everything you love about a garden in one place! Pack a lunch and eat while overlooking the water and gardens at the same time. This new garden is sure to be a delight for all! Registration Deadline: Wednesday,September 23rd
Date: Monday, September 28th
Time: 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $40

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival Trip
Crabfest is a celebration of the Olympic Peninsula’s seafood, maritime and cultural traditions, and is ranked as one of the best seafood festivals in the United States. The festival takes place along the scenic Port Angeles waterfront, an easy stroll away from the MV Coho terminal. Crabfest activities include the ‘Grab-a-Crab’ derby, live music entertainment, cooking demonstrations, the Great Downtown Crab Hunt, over 60 local arts and crafts booths. This trip also includes a lunch of steamed or chilled whole Dungeness crab with corn on the cob from Sunny Farms and Nash’s Dungeness organic coleslaw. Registration Deadline: October 5th
Date: Saturday, October 10th
Time: 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Cost: $55

Tulalip Casino & Seattle Premium
Outlet’s Back by popular demand! Shop til’ you drop or play the slots! This trip has the best of both worlds. We are heading North to shop at the famous outlets or just play and walk around the beautiful Tulalip Casino. Remember, Christmas is just around the corner, might as well cross another name off your list! Lunch is included at the casino along with a $20 for $25 voucher for play! Registration Deadline: Thursday,November 12th. Date: Monday, November 16th
Time: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Cost: $30

Garden d’Lights Trip
Garden d’Lights features over 1/2 million lights which transform the Bellevue Botanical Garden into a blossoming winter wonderland. Visitors enjoy this dazzling display each holiday season and this year they have new visitor services buildings with all new amenities. The route has changed, grown, and become more magical than ever. Snacks provided for the ride. Registration Deadline: Friday,December 4th.
Date: Tuesday, December 8th
Time: 5:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Cost: $25

Molbak’s will be sure to get you into the holiday spirit, when you enter this wintertime paradise. Grab your walking shoes and stroll through dozens of greenhouses filled with varieties of plants, flowers, and holiday arrangements. Finish some last minute shopping at the gift shop, grab your free Danish Kringle and coffee, and enjoy the café for lunch. Registration Deadline: December 11th
Date: Tuesday, December 15
Times: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

For more details or to sign up for the following trips, please call the Fife Community Center 253-922-0900.

Refund/Cancellation Policy
Failure to withdraw 5 days prior to the advertised program start date will result in the loss of 100% of program registration costs. Withdrawal 5 or more days prior to the advertised program start date will result in a full refund, minus a $5.00 service fee. No refunds will be given for missed days.

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