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55+ Adult Activities

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.
Holiday Lunch: Christmas Meal: Friday, December 19th
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 9/1-9/5, 11/28, 12/24)
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Cost: Free

Bingo
Come join us for some fellowship and fun! Cards are 35¢ each – limit 6 cards. Come in early for lunch.
Days: Mondays
Time: 12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Bunco
Bunco is a fun game that provides opportunity to socialize while playing. Strictly speaking, Bunco is a game of dice, played in rounds. Players take turns rolling the dice trying to accumulate as many points as possible to win each round. The fame is played at table of four in completing teams of two. Players score points by rolling three dice trying to match the number they’re supposed to roll for that round. Join the crew!
Days: 2nd Tuesday
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $2.00

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 (No Games on 9/3 & 12/24)
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 (No Painters Club 11/27 & 12/25)
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Bridge
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 (No Bridge 9/4 & 11/28)
Time: 1 p.m.
Cost: Free

TGIF Pinochle
Our devoted pinochle group plays every Friday. Refreshments are provided.
Dates: Fridays (No Pinochle 9/5, 11/28, & 12/26)
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: Tuesday, Dec 9th
Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Cost: Free, bring a dish to share!

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Services for 55+ Adults

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: 12/8, 2/9, 4/13
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 March 3rd.
Date: Tuesday, March 10th
Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $18
Location: Fife Community Center

Estate Planning: What Is It, and How Does It Affect Me?
Presenter: Bryana M. Cross, Attorney at Law
Having proper estate planning documents such as wills and durable powers of attorney is an essential part of planning for and protecting your future. Elder Law and Estate Planning attorney Bryana M. Cross will lead a discussion about estate planning basics and walk you through what you
need to know. She will answer important questions such as: What are the most important Estate Planning documents to have, and what can happen if a person does not have those documents? Hope to see you there!
Dates: Friday, January 30th & Friday, February 13th
Times: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cost: Free!
Location: Fife Community Center

Comfort Keepers Lectures

Organizing Your Personal Information For Life’s Emergencies (Information For Life)
This class will take you through a checklist that will provide critical and important information to treat you in a medical emergency and to care for you and your personal affairs if you are hospitalized or incapacitated. You and your loved ones can have greater peace of mind and heart knowing this information is collected and organized in one place that, if needed, your emergency contacts can be easily accessed.
Date: Friday, March 6th
Time: During lunch! 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Cost: Free!
Location: Fife Community Center

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Senior Adult Trips

Meet at Fife Community Center for trips.

Fantasy Lights Trip
Pierce County Parks and Recreation is pleased to present the 19th Annual “Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park,” which is the largest holiday drive-through display around. It features over 300 displays and thousands of sparkling lights. The beautiful two-mile drive along Spanaway Lake has become a memorable lakeside tradition for the entire Fife Family. We will enjoy a great meal prior to the drive at Farrelli’s and a little Holiday Treat for dessert on the ride. Dinner will be on your own.
Deadline: Monday, December 8
Date: Thursday, December 11
Times: 4:45 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: $15.00

Molbak’s
Molbak’s will sure get you into the holiday spirit, when you walk into this winter-time 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 cafe for lunch.
Deadline: December 12, 2014
Date: December 16, 2014
Times: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00

Seattle Underground Tour
Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour is a leisurely, guided walking tour beneath Seattle’s sidewalks and streets. As you roam the subterranean passages that once were the main roadways and first floor storefronts of old downtown Seattle, our guides regale you with the stories our pioneers didn’t want you to hear. It’s history with a twist! Dress comfortably and ready to walk! Lunch on your own.
Registration Deadline: January 22nd
Date: Thursday, January 29th
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $45.00

Cirque De Sole: KURIOS
What if you could alter reality at will? Delve into a world of curiosity where seeing is disbelieving: the world of KURIOS™ – Cabinet of Curiosities from Cirque du Soleil®. The show immerses you in a mysterious and fascinating realm that disorients your senses and challenges your perceptions, leaving you to wonder: “Is it real, or just a figment of my imagination?” Bring your friends and prepare to be amazed! No dinner provided during show.
Registration Deadline: January 30th
Date: Friday, February 6th, 2014
Time: 3 – 8 p.m.
Cost: $65

State Capitol
Washington State’s Legislative building completed in 1928 after six years of construction, serves as both a working governmental center and a symbol of Washington’s free and democratic government. The Legislative Building is comprised of more than 173 million pounds of stone, brick, concrete and steel. It is the fifth-tallest masonry dome in the world and the tallest in North America, rising 287 feet high! Join us for a tour of our State Capitol building and for lunch in Olympia! Lunch on your own.
Registration Deadline: February 19th
Date: Thursday, February 26
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: $30.00

Columbia Tower and the Seattle Great Wheel 
The Sky View Observatory is located on the 73rd floor of Columbia Center. At nearly 1,000 feet it offers a 360 degree panoramic view that includes Mt. Rainier, Bellevue, the Cascade Mountains, Mt. Baker, Elliott Bay, the Olympic Mountains, the Space Needle and the city of Seattle. The Seattle Great Wheel is the largest observation wheel on the west coast, standing 175 feet tall. We will take a ride on the biggest gondola wheel and get all views all of Seattle right from the pier! Lunch will be of your choosing along the Seattle waterfront.
Registration Deadline: March 17th
Date: Tuesday, March 24
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $55.00

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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