Events List

  • We will begin with a self-guided tour of spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, and conservatory of tropical plants and orchids followed by exploring the life of Billy Graham. Lunch will be at the Graham Brother’s Dairy Bar inside library.

     

    $40 Ticket includes admission but not lunch.

     

    Tickets go on sale on April 2, 2018 at 8:30am at Council on Aging office.

    April 23 at
  • Expert staff from the Union County Public Library will be teaching about the basics of Facebook and answering any questions. Feel free to bring your laptop, tablet, cellphone or any electronic device used for Facebook. The library will have a limited amount of laptops to use.

    Programs are offered at no cost and registration is NOT required. After the program there will be an optional Dutch treat lunch at Gino’s.  If you have questions, call Council on Aging at 704-292-1797.

    April 24 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Wingate United Methodist Church
  • Join us as the JK’s Historical Show & Tell (Jerry & Joan Kocsis) present our National Heritage expressed by we as the people in how we celebrate our national holidays and how they have evolved over time.  Holidays presented will include Independence Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, Labor Day, 911/Pearl Harbor Day, Flag Day, MLK Day, President’s Day, Inauguration Day, Thanksgiving, New Years, and Election Day.

     

    There is no cost and registration is NOT required.  There will be an optional covered dish lunch after the program. 

    May 2 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm at Walkersville Presbyterian Church
  • Living Healthy with Diabetes: A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to give you support in finding practical ways to deal with diabetes. This includes nutrition and exercise choices and better ways to talk to your doctor and family regarding your health.

     

    If you are interested in this program, please contact our office.  Space is limited. 704-292-1797.

    May 3 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • Join us as the JK’s Historical Show & Tell (Jerry & Joan Kocsis) present our National Heritage expressed by we as the people in how we celebrate our national holidays and how they have evolved over time.  Holidays presented will include Independence Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, Labor Day, 911/Pearl Harbor Day, Flag Day, MLK Day, President’s Day, Inauguration Day, Thanksgiving, New Years, and Election Day.

     

    There is no cost and registration is NOT required.  There will be lunch after the program. 

    May 8 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm at Langford Chapel
  • A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to give you support in finding practical ways to deal with diabetes. This includes nutrition and exercise choices and better ways to talk to your doctor and family regarding your health.

     

     

     

    If you are interested in this program, please contact our office. Space is limited. 704-292-1797.

    May 10 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • Join us as the JK’s Historical Show & Tell (Jerry & Joan Kocsis) present our National Heritage expressed by we as the people in how we celebrate our national holidays and how they have evolved over time.  Holidays presented will include Independence Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, Labor Day, 911/Pearl Harbor Day, Flag Day, MLK Day, President’s Day, Inauguration Day, Thanksgiving, New Years, and Election Day.

     

    There is no cost and registration is NOT required. 

    May 15 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Lakeview Baptist Church
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    May 15 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Join us as the JK’s Historical Show & Tell (Jerry & Joan Kocsis) present our National Heritage expressed by we as the people in how we celebrate our national holidays and how they have evolved over time.  Holidays presented will include Independence Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, Labor Day, 911/Pearl Harbor Day, Flag Day, MLK Day, President’s Day, Inauguration Day, Thanksgiving, New Years, and Election Day.

     

    There is no cost and registration is NOT required. 

    May 16 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Autumn Care in Marshville
  • Living Healthy with Diabetes: A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to give you support in finding practical ways to deal with diabetes. This includes nutrition and exercise choices and better ways to talk to your doctor and family regarding your health.

     

     

     

    If you are interested in this program, please contact our office. Space is limited. 704-292-1797.

    May 17 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • Council on Aging & the Alzheimer’s Association will hold a free community educational event at Langford Chapel, 113 Johnson Street in Monroe, on Thursday, May 17th, 10am-Noon. This program will present symptoms, causes, risk factors, stages of the disease, and treatment for dementia. It’s time to learn the facts about Alzheimer’s disease. Call 704-292-1797 to register.

    May 17 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Langford Chapel
  • Join us as the JK’s Historical Show & Tell (Jerry & Joan Kocsis) present our National Heritage expressed by we as the people in how we celebrate our national holidays and how they have evolved over time.  Holidays presented will include Independence Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, Labor Day, 911/Pearl Harbor Day, Flag Day, MLK Day, President’s Day, Inauguration Day, Thanksgiving, New Years, and Election Day.

     

    There is no cost and registration is NOT required. 

    May 22 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Wingate United Methodist Church
  • Council on Aging in conjunction with SHIIP, Seniors Health Insurance Information Program, will be holding a Medicare information session on May 23rd at 2:30PM at the CHS Waxhaw Community Room in Waxhaw.  This seminar is for anyone new to Medicare or interested in learning more about Medicare choices.  Only unbiased information will be presented.  We do not sell or endorse insurance plans. For more information or to register, call Council on Aging 704-292-1797.

    May 23 at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm at CHS Waxhaw Community Room
  • Living Healthy with Diabetes: A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to give you support in finding practical ways to deal with diabetes. This includes nutrition and exercise choices and better ways to talk to your doctor and family regarding your health.

     

     

     

    If you are interested in this program, please contact our office. Space is limited. 704-292-1797.

    May 24 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • The Monroe Fire Department is hosting a free program for seniors to learn how to use fire extinguishers on May 30th, at 11:30am at the Monroe Fire Station #4, 3907 Old Charlotte Highway in Monroe.  Firefighters will discuss the types of fire extinguishers and give a live demonstration of how to safely put out a fire. You will have an opportunity to use a fire extinguisher to ensure you know how to properly put out a fire.  After the program and lunch, there will be a tour of the fire station and fire trucks.

    May 30 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at Monroe Fire Station #4
  • The popular board game is now a fun filled musical! We will receive forms to help solve the mystery from clues given throughout the musical. Audience members choose from cards representing the potential murderers, weapons, and rooms. Lunch will be at Cracker Barrel.

     

    $75 ticket includes play but not lunch.  Tickets go on sale on Monday, April 2nd, 8:30am at Council on Aging office.

    May 31 at Flat Rock Playhouse
  • Living Healthy with Diabetes: A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to give you support in finding practical ways to deal with diabetes. This includes nutrition and exercise choices and better ways to talk to your doctor and family regarding your health.

     

    If you are interested in this program, please contact our office. Space is limited. 704-292-1797.

    May 31 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • Council on Aging in conjunction with SHIIP, Seniors Health Insurance Information Program, will be holding a Medicare information session on June 5th at 2:00PM at the Indian Trail Town Hall.  This seminar is for anyone new to Medicare or interested in learning more about Medicare choices.  Only unbiased information will be presented.  We do not sell or endorse insurance plans. For more information or to register, call Council on Aging 704-292-1797.

    June 5 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Indian Trail Town Hall
  • Living Healthy with Diabetes: A 2½-hour workshop held each week for six weeks to give you support in finding practical ways to deal with diabetes. This includes nutrition and exercise choices and better ways to talk to your doctor and family regarding your health.

     

    If you are interested in this program, please contact our office. Space is limited. 704-292-1797.

    June 7 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at Council on Aging in Union County
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

     

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    June 19 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • The Depot is the largest and most popular antique mall in Southeastern US! More than 600 vendor booths fill 88,000 square feet with antiques, household items, mementos, and artisan/craft items. Lunch will be inside the mill at Ellie’s Diner followed by Cabarrus Creamery for dessert.

    $40 ticket does not include lunch nor dessert.

    Tickets go on sale April 2nd, 8:30am at Council on Aging office.

    June 25 at The Depot at Gibson Mill
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

     

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    July 17 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

     

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    August 21 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

     

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    September 18 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

     

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    October 16 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

     

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    November 20 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
  • Caregivers so seldom take time or find the place to talk about their own needs. Support groups can help the family caregiver find some relief from isolation, share their experiences as a caregiver, and all the emotions that accompany that role.

     

    This meeting is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 2:30-4pm at the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe.  All family caregivers are welcome to attend.

     

    Please call 704-292-1797 for more information.

    December 18 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm at Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center
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