Calendar of Events

Events at the Patrick Senior Center
Programs are open to people age 55 and up unless otherwise noted. The Patrick Center will be closed on Monday, February 19 for President’s Day.

February 2024 Special Events

Crafts with Terry from the Mauney Memorial Library: Monday, February 5, 10am-12pm. Learn to use etching cream and make plain glass gorgeous. Class is free; all supplies provided. Call or come by the front desk to sign up.
Basic Computer Classes: 
Mondays and Wednesdays 10am-12pm. New session will be February 5 through March 18. Call the Center to pre-register. You must attend one of the first two classes to be enrolled.
Women’s Health Series: 
Tuesday, February 6, 12-1pm. Join us to learn about sensitive health topics for older women. Please call to sign up.
Sign Language Classes by Clarity Language Access, LLC: 
Thursdays, February 8 through March 28, 1-2pm. Classes are free; all materials will be provided. Call the Center to sign up.
Valentine’s Dance: Friday, February 9, 7-9pm. Come and dance the night away! Cost is $3 per person. Funds go to our Pet Food Pantry.
Technology Presentation by Trey from Mauney Memorial Library: Monday, February 12, 10-11am. Learn more about Bluetooth.
Cookie Decorating Class: Monday, February 12, 11:30am-12:30pm. Learn how to decorate Valentine’s Day cookies. All supposed provided. Cost is $5. Sign up and pay at the front desk.
Black History Month Event: Tuesday, February 13, 9:30-11am. Celebrate a Day of the Arts! Educate, Elevate! RSVP by Tuesday, February 6.
Diabetes Education and Support Group (Sponsored by Hopscotch Primary Care): Tuesday, February 20, 9:30-11am. Join us to learn about management and treatment of Diabetes.
Craft Class with Claudia: Tuesday, February 20, 1-3pm. Join Claudia to make a fun craft project. Cost is $2. Sign up and pay fee at the front desk before February 13.
Trip to the Schiele Museum and Firestone Grill in Gastonia: Monday, February 26, 9:30am-3pm. Cost is $12. Sign up and pay at the front desk. Registration will begin 30 days before trip. KM residents with a zip code of 28086 will be given 3 days of priority registration.
 
Ongoing Activities at the Patrick Center

Ceramics: Mondays, 9:30-11:30am.
Facebook Chat: Mondays, 10-10:45am. (Online via Facebook)
Seniors in Motion: Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays, 10:30am-11:30am. Suggested donation of $1 per class for non-YMCA members.
Quilting: Mondays, 12:30-3pm.
Beginner Quilting: Thursdays, 10am-12pm & 1-3pm.
Intermediate Line Dance (Dance Floor Rockers): Mondays, 1-3pm.
Intermediate Line Dance (Southern Class): Thursdays, 10-11:30am.
Beginner Line Dancing: Mondays, 11:30-12:30pm.
Clogging: Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm & Thursdays, 12:30-1:30pm.
Knitting: Tuesdays, 8:30-10:30am.
Veterans Meeting: 1st Tuesdays, 9-10am.
Bible History: Tuesdays, 10-11am.
Monthly Birthday Celebration: 4th Tuesdays, 10-11am.
REFIT Dance Exercise: Tuesdays, 11am-12pm.
Basic Sewing Class: Tuesdays, 11am-2pm.
Volunteer Meeting: 3rd Tuesdays, 12:15-1pm.
Chair Volleyball: Tuesdays, 1-3pm and Fridays, 12-2pm.
Canasta: Tuesdays, 1-3pm.
Tai Chi for Arthritis: Wednesdays, 9-10am.
Jewelry Class: Wednesdays, 10-11am.
Dulcimer Class: 2nd Wednesdays, 10:15am. If you plan to attend, please call to let us know if you will be bringing your own dulcimer.
Chair Yoga: Wednesdays, 11:45-12:45pm. ($3 Fee).
Dutch Lunch Bunch: 2nd Wednesdays. February 14 – Culver’s in Belmont. Please sign up at the Front Desk and pay $2 bus fee.
Blood Pressure Check: 1st Wednesdays, 10-11:30am.
Food Giveaway: 3rd Wednesdays, 1-2:30pm. Please call to sign up each month.
Book Club by Mari with Mauney Memorial Library: 4th Wednesdays, 1-2pm at the Patrick Center. Please call Mari at 704-739-2371 for more information.
Healthy Lifestyles Class: Thursdays, 8-9:30am.
Gentle Exercise: Thursdays, 9:30-10:15am.
Bingo: Thursdays, 10:30-11:15am.
Peaceful Painting: Thursdays, 12-1pm. Try relaxation through painting. Class is free but please bring your own multimedia book.
Bridge: 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 1-4pm.
Coffee & Conversation: Fridays, 8:30-10am.
Dulcimer Jam: Fridays, 9-10am.
Chorus: Fridays, 10-11am.
Friday Lunch: Fridays, 11am-12pm. Call to sign up by Thursday at Noon. Cost is $4.
WII Bowling League: Fridays, 12-1pm.
Ping Pong/Corn Hole: Fridays, 12-2pm. 
Shred Truck: Truck will be here February 28 to shred onsite, but you can bring your items to be shredded at any time the center is open and put them in the locked bins in the lobby.

The Patrick Center is a SHIIP site and can help with Medicare questions and check to see if you qualify for Extra Help with your drug costs. We can also assist with transportation, loan equipment, incontinence supplies, nutritional supplements, and other services. Please call the center at 704-734-0447 for more information or to sign up for programs.