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Harris Center

425 Perry St

  1. Email: webparksrec@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-2930
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

Sarah Cook

Community Programs Coordinator

  1. Phone: (334) 501-2948
  2. Email: scook@auburnalabama.org

GET OUT AND GO! LOCAL ADVENTURE CLUB

Join us each month as we venture out to take advantage of the local sights and activities! Participants must provide their own transportation to each location. Look for directions and more details in the Senior Connection newsletter each month. Cost varies by activity. Please register in advance. Payable to the AAB. *COVID-19 Note: These events will be limited to 10 participants or less, participants are required to wear a mask indoors & maintain a 6ft distance from each other.

November 15th • Fire Station No. 1 Tour - FREE • Monday • 9 - 10 a.m.

January 21st • Extreme Greens Tour - FREE • Friday• 9 - 10 a.m.

February 18th • AR Workshop DIY class - $15 • Friday • 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334)501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

November 7th: The Price is Right Live • Coumbus, GA

Everyone’s favorite game show is coming to Columbus, along with the chance to win a share of more than $12 million in cash and fabulous prizes! Alongside a Celebrity Host, randomly selected contestants play everyone’s favorite games like Plinko™, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel, and even the fabulous Showcase. Lucky audience members can even win prizes right from their seats! Generations of fans all across America have made The Price is Right Live™ the perfect family entertainment experience. And the next contestant might be YOU! If you’re a fan of The Price Is Right™ on TV, you’ll no doubt love this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show! The cost of the trip includes transportation and admission. Please bring extra money for dinner. $60. Payable to the AAB.

Sunday • November 7th • 3:30 - 10:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334)501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

November 18th: Sloss Furnances • Birmingham, AL

We’re headed to the Iron City! Sloss Furnaces produced iron for nearly 90 years, which gave rise to the city of Birmingham, AL. Now recognized as a National Historic Landmark, Sloss Furnaces with its web of pipes and tall smokestacks offers us a glimpse into the great industrial past of the South and our nation. The cost of this trip includes transportation and admission. Please bring extra money for lunch. $10. Payable to AAB

Thursday • November 16th • 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334)501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

DECEMBER 1ST SHOPPING AT THE OUTLET SHOPS OF GRAND RIVER, LEEDS, AL

Tackle all your holiday shopping as we venture to The Outlet Shops of Grand River with more than 150 stores and is the largest enclosed shopping center in Alabama. Stores include Levi’s, Kate Spade, Coach, American Eagle, Loft, Nike, Michael Kors and Fragrance Outlet among many more! The cost of the trip includes transportation to the mall. Bring extra money for lunch at the Outlet. $5. Payable to AAB.

Wednesday • December 1st • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334)501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

DECEMBER 9TH RED MOUNTAIN THEATER HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, BIRMINGHAM, AL

Trying to get in the holiday spirt? Celebrate the holidays with a spectacular display of all your favorite music of the season at the Red Mountain Theatre! Red Mountain Theatre Conservatory students will be performing alongside Birmingham’s best local artists to warm your hear and set the stage for a magical holiday season! Please bring extra money for dinner before the show. $45. Payable to AAB.

Thursday • December 9th • 3 - 11:30 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

JANUARY 14TH ALABAMA SPORTS HALL OF FAME TOUR, BIRMINGHAM, AL

The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Museum is located in the Uptown District of Birmingham and is attached to Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. The three-story 33,000 square-foot museum was opened in 1992 and is home to over 6,000 pieces of sports memorabilia, The ASHOF museum is one of the largest sports halls of fame in the nation with memorabilia from each inductee, dating back to the first induction class of 1969, displayed through the facility. Please bring extra money for lunch after the tour. $20. Payable to AAB.

Friday • January 14th • 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

JANUARY 28TH: MYSTERY TRIP

Who is in for an adventure? Where will we go? Sign up for our first mystery trip for a surprise! More details provided the week of the trip. You will not find out the exact location until you get on the bus. Please bring extra money for a meal. $5. Payable to AAB

Friday • January 28th • TBA • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

FEBRUARY 9TH NEGRO SOUTHERN LEAGUE MUSEUM TOUR, BIRMINGHAM, AL

The Negro Southern League was created in 1920 by a group of African American businessmen and baseball enthusiasts. From 1920 until its demise in 1951, the Negro Southern League served as a feeder route for many great black players to go on to the Negro American League and Negro National League. The mission of the Negro Southern League Museum is to present the history of African-American baseball in an unsurpassed manner by maintaining a world-class facility that recognized the League’s impact on Birmingham, Alabama and the world of professional baseball. This understanding, along with the acknowledgment of the players’ ability to inspire people of all races and transcend barriers, establishes a for the Museum to evoke a broad-sense of community and create unparalleled cultural and educational experiences that acknowledge the past, embrace the present, and frame the future. Please bring extra money for lunch after the tour. $15. Payable to AAB.

Wednesday • February 9th • 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

FEBRUARY 25TH THE COLOR PURPLE AT THE SPRINGER OPERA HOUSE, COLUMBUS, GA

Enjoy The Color Purple at Georgia’s Historic State Theatre, The Spring Opera House. This glorious musical adaption of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel spotlights Celie, a young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of an epic story. With a joyous Tony Award-winning musical score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope and healing power of love. Produced on Broadway by Oprah Winfrey and Quincy Jones, The Color Purple is a triumphant theatrical treasure. Please bring extra money for dinner before the show. $40. Payable to AAB.

Friday • February 25th • 3:30 - 9:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org