Social & Recreational

List of Classes

Social & Recreational Classes

Below is a listing of our “regular” social and recreational programs.  We also offer a number of rotating and limited-time programs, so be sure to check out our weekly TRAAC Notes updates and program calendar for new programs and changes.

Book Club

Enjoy reading and discussing the monthly literary choices.  See article for monthly selections.

Leader:  Monica Wagg

3rd Thurs. at 1:00; must pre-register

Card Crafts

Everyone needs greeting cards and you can create your own personalized cards for family and friends.  All supplies are provided.  Limit: 8; must pre-register

Leader:  Kathy Stevick

Mondays at 10:00-11:00; 11/1, 11/15, 12/6 & 12/20

Cost:  $.25 per card

Craft Classes

Craft projects of all kinds are being made with Audrey.  Join us on the second Thursday and get your crafting skills working.  These are all Make-It & Take-It projects. No experience necessary! Limit: 6; must pre-register

Leader: Audrey Wilkins

Thurs. at 10:30-12:00; 11/11 & 12/9; Suggested Donation

Current Events

Join us for a lively discussion on happenings around our town, county, state, nation & the   world.  Everyone is welcome and all opinions are appreciated.

Leader:  June Hankins

1st and 3rd Tuesday each month at 1:00; must pre-register

Diversity Committee

This committee works to be inclusive to all and to make sure all are welcome. Our primary focus is the inclusion of our LGBTQ senior consumers in the greater Pottstown area as well as being inclusive of all human rights. We strive as a committee to be involved with the acknowledgement and engagement of all minorities, holidays and to support and work with other local organizations toward this common goal. 

Leader: Paula Mayewski

Genealogy with Kristine

Learn how to trace your “family trees” with Kristine Parkes using documents, websites

Leader:  Kristine Parkes

Time:  2nd Tuesday of each month

History Club

The History Club will meet the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month.  Join us for lively discussions, videos, movies & guest speakers.  All programs begin at 1:00.

Leader:  Dr. Greg Gubler

Time: 1:00; Limit 20; must pre-register

LGBTQ Senior Social Group

A time to socialize, interact and connect at the TRAAC. The group meets monthly and provides an opportunity for LGBTQ seniors and allies to meet and enjoy some refreshments, each other’s company as well as activities in the center or at a nearby restaurant. Contact Paula (610.323.5009; ext. 105) for more information.

Leader: Paula Mayewski

Lunch Bunch

Enjoy a lunch out with friends as we travel to different locations in our area each month.  Lunch is on your own.

Lunch Bunch will return in 2022! 

Meeting of the Men! Breakfast with Brian

Get together with your friends to check out what’s happening at the TRAAC.  The group meets monthly at a local restaurant to enjoy time together.  Everyone is welcome. 

Meeting of the Men will return in 2022!  We look forward to seeing you at that time.

Origami

The art of paper folding often associated with the Japanese culture.  Origami develops hand-eye   coordination, sequencing skills, memory, but also patience and attention skills.  Origami allows you to develop fine motor skills and mental concentration. 

Leader:  Kathy Stevick

Fridays at 10:30-11:30; Suggested donation – 11/12 & 12/10; Limit 8; must pre-register          

Pool Tables

The game room is currently open for Pool players from 8:00 – 11:30; Monday thru Friday. Everyone in attendance must be masked at all times; you must pre-register for days you would like to come in. Attendance will be limited and you must remain in the game room.

Mon. thru Fri. at 8:00; Limit 6; must pre-register

Reflective Moments

Bible Study

Self-led, No Charge

Mon. at 10:30; Limit 8; must pre-register

Location: Library

Shuffleboard

The game room is currently open for Shuffleboard players from 1:30 – 3:30; Monday thru Friday. Everyone in attendance must be masked at all times; you must pre-register for days you would like to come in. Attendance will be limited and you must remain in the game room.

Mon. thru Fri. at 1:30; Limit 6; must pre-register

Social Hour

Get together with friends!

4th Thurs. of the month; call the TRAAC to register  

4:30 – 7 PM, Chili’s Social Hour will return in 2022!

Spanish Lessons – Conversational Spanish

Join us for a quick review or learn something new.  The Spanish classes will resume at the various levels (Introductory, Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced) after we have had time to review and engage in conversation. Learn how to speak, read and write in Spanish.

Instructor: Evelyn Dudonis/$2

Wed. at 1:00; all levels

Stamp Club - Evenings

Leader:  Ralph Bartholomew

1st Mon. each month; 5:30 PM *New Time!