ACTIVE ADULT PROGRAMS
Looking for a place to stay fit, enjoy activities, and socialize? The Avondale Community Center provides a variety of resources. Enjoy exercise classes, special events, excursions, daily meal service, volunteer opportunities, supportive food assistance programs, and helpful information and resources to help you lead an active and full lifestyle!
To qualify for these programs, participants must be at least 60 years of age or with a disability. Program registration packets are available online at www.AvondaleAZ.gov/seniors
or at the Avondale Community Center.
Avondale Community Center 1007 S. 3rd Street, Avondale
Open Mon – Thu, 8 am – 2 pm, Fri, 8 am – 12 pm (623) 333-2705
FREE! HEALTH & WELLNESS PRESENTATIONS
Several financial planning, financial aid, senior resource, insurance, and wellness presentations are scheduled each month along with opportunities for medical checks and screenings.
`Fun activities such as baking club, sewing club, Wii bowling league, crochet club, Karaoke, crafts, card clubs, and walking club
`Weekly excursions such as casino trips, grocery trips, lunch bunch outings, sporting events, outdoor events and activities, hiking, museums and more!
`Special events/parties `Bingo – held after lunch Monday through Thursday
The Avondale Active Adult program is home to the Avondale Site Council, where elected members vote on issues regarding the center, volunteer, help raise funds, and overall promote the program and meet the needs of seniors of the Southwest Valley.
Help the community around you! Participants are given the opportunity to assist with ongoing activities at the center and assist with community events.
Transportation to and from the center is provided to participants living within set boundaries in the Avondale, Goodyear, Cashion, and Litchfield Park area. Suggested donation is only 50¢ each way. Transportation is currently full and accepting a waitlist. Call (623) 333-2705 for more information.
22 • RAVE May - August 2018
FOOD RESOURCES Meals at the Center: Daily lunch offered Monday - Thursday at 12 pm, and Friday at 11:30 am, for the suggested donation of $2. Breakfast provided for $2 on Tuesdays and snack bar items for sale daily for Site Council Fundraisers Sample Menu: Spaghetti & meatballs, garlic bread, garden salad, peas & carrots, melon, and milk.
Home Delivered Meal Program: Delivery of up to 7 meals per week right to your door! Provided in Avondale, Goodyear, and Litchfield Park. Includes daily participant welfare check. Call Area Agency on Aging (602) 264-4357 to proceed with intake process for supplemented meal costs or call Avondale Community Center at (623) 333-2705 to start services paying $5 per meal. Dietary needs can be accommodated. Sample Menu: Bean tostadas, Spanish rice, grilled zucchini, fresh salsa, pineapple and milk.
SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAMS In coordination with St. Mary’s Food Bank, the City of Avondale pro- vides a Food Commodity program the 1st Monday of each month and a Mobile Pantry program the 3rd Wednesday & 4th Thursday of each month. This program is first come, first serve and is open to the public - no registration or verification required.
FREE Daily Exercise Programs: 9 am at the Center. (Live instructors M - Th.) Now accepting Silver Sneakers!
Wednesday Thursday Friday
PROGRAM Zumba w/ Natalie Rivera
Dance, Stretch & Strengthen w/ Debbie Kickboxing w/Natalie Rivera Dance Aerobics w/Debbie Video Work Out
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