Senior Center

Jimmy Furlow Senior Citizen Center

brookhaven ms senior citizen center

201 S. First Street

Computer Lab ♦ Meeting Rooms ♦ Activity Rooms

Phone: 601-835-5076  ♦ Fax: 601-835-5074

Weekly Activities

Advance Line Dancing: a type of country and western dancing in which dancers’ lineup in a row without partners and follow a choreographed pattern of steps to music. This activity is ideal for experience individual who know how to Line Dance.

Beginner Lind Dancing: a type of country and western dancing in which dancers line up in a row without partners and follow a choreographed pattern of steps to music. This activity is ideal for individual who want to learn how to Line Dance.

Bingo: a game in which players mark off numbers on cards as the numbers are drawn randomly by a caller, the winner being the first person to mark off five numbers in a row or another required pattern. Everyone who participates will need to bring and inexpensive wrapped gift.

Computer Classes: ideal for adults with weak or no computer experience. To schedule your class time today call Bonnie Brown (601-835-5076).

Fitness Class: this class is to help participants improve health, improve posture, muscle tone, balance, coordination, flexibility, and body awareness. Our fitness classes are DVD based.

Round Dancing: is choreographed and cued ballroom dancing. We dance most of the popular ballroom rhythms, such as foxtrot and waltz, cha-cha and rumba, and many others listed in the navigation bar to the left.

Please see our Calendar and Newsletter for specific dates and times for activities.


Monthly Activities

Annual Anniversary Lunch: Event is held at the center

Senior Adult Prom: Event is held in the Brookhaven FEMA Building, date my vary

Luau: Event is held at the center

Talent Show: Event is held at the center

Thanksgiving Potluck Luncheon: Event is held at the center

Please see our Calendar and Newsletter for specific dates and times for activities.


Card and Game Groups

To join you have to be set up with a group, contact Kail Garrett (601-835-5076)

Bridge Group

Canasta

Cardsharks

Players

Please see our Calendar and Newsletter for specific dates and times for activities.


Clubs and Group Meetings

IF you are a Senior Citizen (ONLY) Club or Group looking for a meeting space, contact Kail Garrett 601-835-5076.

AARP Widow Support Group: Members Only
Alexander Homecoming Committee: Members Only
American Legion: Members Only
Class of 69 Reunion: Members Only
Ebony Women’s Society Club: Members Only
Eva Harris Lincoln Co School Committee: Members Only
Homemakers Club: Members Only
Lincoln County Historical Society: Open to Public
Retired Teachers: Members Only
TRIAD: Open to Public
Widow Support Group: Open to Public

Please see our Calendar and Newsletter for specific dates and times for activities.


Our Vision

Helping seniors engage, enrich and empower their lives

Jimmy Furlow Senior Citizen Center is designed for seniors age 50+ and provides the opportunity for social interaction and physical activity. We offer a wide variety of weekly programs including dance classes, computer classes, fitness classes and group meetings. In addition to our weekly activities we offer monthly activities such as Senior Adult Prom, Anniversary Luncheon, Luau, Talent Show and Thanksgiving Potluck Luncheon and more! All of our activities are FREE; if you have any questions call 601-835-5076.


Kail Garrett
Senior Adult Director

Kail Garrett is a 2007 graduate from University of Southern Mississippi, where she majored in Therapeutic Recreation. She began working for the Brookhaven Recreation Department in 2012. In addition to being the director of the Senior Center she also coaches Adaptive Soccer and T-ball. She is married to Josh Garrett and together they have three boys.

Staff

Senior Workers
Carolyn Reed
Gladys Smith

Computer Instructor
Bonnie Brown

Custodial
Nancy Pittman


CALENDAR NEWSLETTER
July 2018 July 2018
   
   

Calendars and Newsletters are in PDF format.

Web design and hosting by U.S.NEXT