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Parks and Recreation

Harris Center

425 Perry St

Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook

Community Programs Coordinator

The Crafty Crew

Come hang out with us on select Friday afternoons each month and enjoy making a seasonal craft with step-by-step instruction from Wendy! $10/person to cover the cost of supplies. Please register in advance. Payable to AAB.

Wooden Bead Diffuser • 2/3 • 2 - 3:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Natural Bug Spray • 3/3 • 2 - 3:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Pinwheels • 4/7 • 2 - 3:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Decorative Tin Cans • 5/5 • 2 - 3:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 •

Bingo & Lunch To-Go

On the first and third Tuesday of each month enjoy the opportunity to play bingo and catch up with friends. Participants will be provided a boxed lunch to take home. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PAY CASH OR BRING A COVERED DISH ON BINGO DAY. Space is limited for in-person bingo so if you register, but cannot attend, please call and let us know. $5 per bingo day.

Tuesdays • 2/7, 2/21,3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16 • 10:30 a.m. - Noon • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 •

Munch and Mingle Lunch Club

Get together with old friends and make some new as we gather on select Wednesday afternoons each month for lunch at a local restaurant. Participants must provide their own transportation and cover the cost of lunch. Senior discounts may apply at some restaurants. Please register by 5 p.m. on the Tuesday prior so reservations can be made for the group.

Wednesday • 2/8 • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • The Mason Jar

Wednesday • 3/15 • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • Tavern on The Trax

Wednesday • 4/26 • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • Next Level Cafe

Wednesday • 5/10 • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • Your Pie Pizza

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 •

Read and Reflect Book Club

Read and Reflect Book Club meets at the Harris Center and via Zoom on the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a selected book. Most books are available for check out at the Auburn Public Library, located at 749 East Thach Avenue. Please call 334-501-3190 or use the library link at to reserve your copy today. Email Sarah to be added to the Read and Reflect email list. A Zoom link will be sent to the Read and Reflect email list. FREE to the public.

FebruaryThe Paris Apartments by Lucy Foley

MarchMidnight at the Blackbird Cafe

AprilEducated - A Memoir

MayThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Tuesdays • 2/28, 3/29, 4/26, 5/31 • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 •

Food for Thought: Breakfast and Speaker Series

On a select Tuesday in January and February, join us for a FREE breakfast and entertaining speaker. Please register in advance at the Harris Center so we can provide enough food. FREE to the public. Speakers will be posted in the Senior Connection Newsletter.

Tuesdays • 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/30 • 9 - 10:00 a.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 •


Did you know that we can build our memory skills at any age? Please come join us for this unique program and learn valuable memory strategies to rev up recall. We will be hosting a series of Total Brain Health Memory training classes to help you learn how memory works and why we forget, strategies for boosting attention and improving retention, and how we can better remember names, places, and lists regardless of your age! FREE to the public.

Mondays • 1/9 - 3/27 • 2 – 3:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334)-501-2948 •


Join us throughout the quarter 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. Please register in advance. Payable to the AAB.

March • Campfire Cooking at Kreher Preserve & Nature Center

Friday • 3/3 • 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. • Kreher Preserve

April • John Emerald Distillery

Friday • 4/14 • 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. • John Emerald Distillery


New! A cookbook club is kind of a combination of a lot of good things. It's kind of like a book club it's kind of like a potluck dinner, but together. Everyone gets to try new foods and talk about it. This quarter's cookbook will be Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book. Stop by the Harris Center Beginning in February to browse the cookbook and pick out your recipe. The Harris Center will make a copy of whatever recipe you choose. On March 29th you will bring your dish for everyone to sample and discuss. Please make enough for 10 people. FREE to the public.

Wednesday • 3/29 • Noon - 1 p.m. • Harris Center