Programs & Clubs

These Allen Senior Recreation Center activities and groups meet once a week, year-round and they welcome new participants. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual. Please refer to the Center-Link newsletter for dates and times for programs listed below.

Art Sparks


Allen ArtSparks is an art appreciation program where you can explore some of the great masterpieces of the art world without leaving the Senior Recreation Center. Janel Smith, an experienced volunteer, will show artwork, talk about the artists and history and lead a discussion about the art. ArtSparks is on the second Friday of each month.

Bingo


Bingo card purchases start at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and starts at 4:15 p.m. on Thursdays. $1 per card (six card limit per person) Due to space limitations, there can be a maximum of 74 players per session, including the volunteers. Guests are welcome on Tuesday afternoons only. Tuesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m.

Open Game Play


For all members who enjoy playing games.

 Mah Jongg
 Monday
 10:30-3 p.m.
 “42” & Hand & Foot
 Tuesday
 Noon-3 p.m.
 Card Party
 Tuesday
 4-7 p.m.
 Pinochle
 Wednesday
 Noon-3 p.m.
 Party Bridge Club
 Wednesday
 1-4 p.m.
 Wii Tournament Play
 Thursday
 10 a.m.- noon
 Mexican Train
 Thursday
 Noon-3 p.m.
 Bid Whist
 Thursday
 4-7 p.m.
 Mah Jongg
 Friday
 10:30-3 p.m.
Party Bridge Club
 Friday
 1-4 p.m.

The Center reserves the right to make room adjustments before, during or after scheduled game play for center or city programs.

Collectors Club 


Club Are you a collector of coins, stamps, currency, memorabilia, autographs or anything else that you own? Bring your collection or just bring yourself to learn more about this hobby. Bring your collections such as coins, medals, trains, toys, Nascar, porcelain figurines, clocks, watches, Disney, Star Wars and even Matchbook and Swizzle sticks for free appraisals. (Free)

Genealogy Club


The members of the Club enjoy tracing their roots. There are beginners as well as experienced genealogists. New members are welcome anytime. Each month the program is conducted by members or a guest speaker. Trips are available to local libraries and cemeteries during the year. (Free)

Modeling Club


What is modeling? Modeling is creating objects such as trains, planes, automobiles, ships, buildings or structures as a hobby. Members can bring their projects or just bring themselves to learn about modeling. (Free)

Quilting Club


Bring your quilting project and join this group to share information, fun and friendship. (Free)

Art Club 


Do you work in oils, pastels, watercolor, graphite/colored pencils, or acrylic? Join the group of artists working on their individual pieces while sharing information, fun and friendship with a common interest in art. (Free)

Stitchin' Time


Join the group for Stitchin’ Time. It’s a great way to meet new people, stitch and have fun. Led by all who come! (Free)