Senior Center Participant Survey
Take part in the state wide survey about Senior Center Participant Outcomes, starting Monday, September 18 through Monday, October 16. This survey is critical in providing evidence to our NC Legislature of the benefits of and the reasons to continue to financially support the Senior Centers in this state. Your input is anonymous and very important, if you need assistance filling out the survey please visit the Cary Senior Center to fill out a paper version.
About the Center
Cary Senior Center, located within Fred G. Bond Metro Park, provides opportunities for ages 55+ to Create Active Retirement Years! Enjoy a variety of fitness classes, recreation activities, arts, information & referral, volunteer opportunities, clubs and many other events. The center is available for you to rent for your private event. It's within walking distance of Bond Park Community Center and your link to many greenways throughout the park and town.
Programs & Classes
For more information, see the Trip section of the Creating Active Retirement Years Program Guide.
Celebrity Goats and Goodies
Siler City is home to Celebrity Daisy and we're off to meet the crew. We'll tour the farm and production areas, enjoy a delicious lunch followed by a tour of the Inn and time to shop for goat's-milk goodies. Our next stop— Countryside Collectibles Antiques Mall—offers a vast array of items from long ago as well as countless memories of times gone by.
Fees: $53(R) $69(N) (per person)
#106789 Tue Oct 10 9:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
NC Symphony's Lucky Music
Conductor Grant Llewellyn unfolds the timeless appeal of light classical gems and feel-good pops arrangements in the style of the acclaimed Boston Pops.
Fees: $44(R) $57(N) (per person)
106795 Fri Oct 13 9:15 a.m.–2 p.m.
Discover the movers and shakers who sought to move our state's capital inland from New
Bern. Our day consists of visiting the Joel Lane Museum House, lunch at Caffé Luna, a tour of Historic Oakwood Cemetery and a tour of the oldest home in Raleigh, the Mordecai Historic site .
Fees: $31(R) $40(N) (per person)
106796 Wed Oct 25 8:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
Dinner and a Crime (ages 50+)
Unlock your detective skills while enjoying America's largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room --maybe at your table!
Fees: $85(R) $110(N) (per person)
108380 Sat Oct 28 5-10:15 p.m.
NC Produce and Lunch
Enjoy the colorful fall produce raised by regional farmers and purchase some for upcoming
holiday meals at the NC Farmers Market.
Fees: $13(R) $17(N) (per person)
106797 Thu Nov 2 9:15 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Nuts, Fruitcake, and Hot Glass
We’re off to taste North Carolina treasures at Southern Supreme. After touring the factory’s kitchens we’ll sample a plethora of products and begin shopping for holiday treats. After lunch at BestFood Cafeteria in Siler City, we’ll travel to Star, NC, for a hot glass-blowing demo and a tour of StarWORKS, an arts-centered work studio offering glass, pottery, and ceramics in the shop.
Fees: $42(R) $55(N) (per person)
106798 Tue Nov 7 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Holiday Spectacular- Overnight Trip (ages 50+)
Let's head to the coast for southern Christmas traditions. We'll travel to Brookgreen Gardens in Murrell's Inlet, SC, and experience Night of a Thousand Candles complete with a lowcountry
dinner. After a night listening to the waves lap at the winter coast, enjoy breakfast and a beach walk before traveling to Wilmington to explore the historic homes featured on the Old Wilmington by Candlelight tour. More information at pre-trip meeting November 1 at 10 a.m.
Trip fee includes Transportation, hotel night, one breakfast, two dinners, and tours.
Fees: $375 (single), $335 (double) $325 (triple) $315(quad)
106845 Dec 2–3 Sat 9:15 a.m.- Sun 8 p.m.
Last-Minute Stocking Shoppers
Explore Morgan Imports' considerable supply of novelty items for last-minute surprises that delight everyone on your list. Enjoy lunch at one of several eateries in Brightleaf Square and venture into other retailers before returning to Cary Senior Center.
Fees: $14(R) $18(N) (per person)
106799 Tue Dec 12 9:15 a.m.–3 p.m.
Fall Line Dance Party
10/18/2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
10/31/2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Marvelous Music Series: Donald Sinta Quartet
11/03/2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Annual Veterans' Luncheon
11/09/2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cary/Apex Piano Teachers Association Guest Recital: Kerry Henry and Tonya Kirk
11/17/2017 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Annual Craft Show
11/18/2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM