55+ Adult Programs

Programs & Activities

NEW!! Monday Social Hour
Come by the Fife Community Center on Monday mornings to have coffee and treats with your friends. Play a game or two if you like, or just chat.
Days: Mondays
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

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: Wednesday, Friday
Time: Noon
Cost: $3.00 – 60& Over (Suggested Donation) $5.75 for 59 & Under (Not a donation)
Location: Fife Community Center

Tai Chi (FREE!)
Wake up your body & mind with morning Tai Chi.
Days: M/W/F (no class 11/11, 11/25, 12/25)
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. – 3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Painters (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: 10:30 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. – 3 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)

Birthday Celebrations
Join us as we celebrate monthly birthdays at the Fife Community Center. We will have a special treat on the last Friday of each month to help celebrate the special day with our friends!
Day: Fridays
Dates: 9/30, 10/28, 11/18, 12/30
Time: 12:15

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Services for 55+ Adults

Silver Sneakers Healthways Membership
The Fife Community Center is a SilverSneakers 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: 9/6–9/29, 10/4–10/27, 11/1–11/29 (no class 11/24), 12/1–12/29
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 9:30-10:30 A.M.
Cost: $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: 9/7, 11/2
Location: Fife Community Center

AAA Driver Improvement
American Driving Services is offering a 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 your payment of $18.00/person (checks only) payable to American Driving Services, P.O. Box 66681, Seattle, WA 98166–0681. The non–refundable fee is transferable to another class at any locations. A confirmation letter with the details will be mailed. Call us at (206)243-3564 if you have additional questions.

Registration Deadline: 11/7
Time: 9.a.m. – 4 p.m. (one-hour lunch break)

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! 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.

Sausage & Cider Festival
Sausage and cider? What’s not to love? You better come hungry because you will get the chance to sample delectable sausage (samples included in ticket price) and other goodies during the Sausage and Cider Fest!
Registration Deadline: August 15th
Date: Saturday August 20th
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $45

We are going back to MOHAI one last time! MOHAI is the place to discover Seattle, to connect with our region and its rich history, and to explore your role in creating our future. The Seattle story is told through thousands of rare objects and historic images, and cutting edge hands-on interactive experiences for all ages that make history come alive with the unforgettable stories of the men and women who built Seattle from wilderness to world city. Whether a first time visitor, or a lifelong resident, MOHAI is the museum where you explore Seattle past and present. Lunch not included.
Registration Deadline: 9/8
Date: Thursday, 9/22
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $30

Tacoma Holiday & Gift Festival
Show up to the Fife Community Center and we will have your ticket driving covered! Peruse the endless food and gift ideas and get a head start on the holiday season! This is one event that only comes once a year and will be one you will surely not want to miss! Lunch not included.
Registration Deadline: 10/13
Date: Thursday, 10/20
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: $25

Meet me in St. Louis – Musical
We will be traveling to the Tacoma Musical Theatre to join the Smith family, this holiday season, at the 1904 World’s Fair, and see how their love and respect for each other is tempered with the genuine humor that can only be generated by such a special family. Like the 1944 film, the stage version features a magical score of memorable musical numbers, including The Boy Next Door,” “The Trolley Song,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” and several songs created especially for the stage version of this celebrated Family Classic!
Registration Date: 11/28
Date: Friday, 12/2
Time: 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Cost: $40

Leavenworth Tree Lighting Festival
Join us for the most wonderful time of the year, when our quaint Bavarian town becomes a Village of Lights (over half a million of them!) and holiday cheer abounds! We will be leaving early to spend the day in Leavenworth, WA for their holiday festivities, live music, shopping, and their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Interested in making this an over-night trip? If we can plan early enough we can make this happen! Otherwise, let’s spend the day stress free and enjoy the holiday spirit!
Registration Deadline: 12/1
Date: Friday, 12/9
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $65

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