Listings for Activities for Older Adults / Educational Opportunities

Activities for Older Adults

Educational Opportunities

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Ajo Community Center

Ajo Community Health Center

290 W. 5th St.
Ajo, AZ 85321

(520) 387-5040

Fax: (520) 387-6758

http://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?pageId=3667

  • Low Income

description
Pima Council On Aging and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.

service area
Ajo

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) in Tucson

(888) 687-2277 | (877) 342-2277 Spanish

http://aarp.org/tucson

description
The local AARP office offers a variety of educational and social activities throughout the year. Call for class listings and registration information.

service area
Tucson

Arizona Talking Book Library

1030 N. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008

(602) 255-5578

Fax: (602) 286-0444

http:// https://azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks/apply

  • Spanish Services

description
Arizona Talking Book Library provides audio and braille book and magazine downloads, audiobooks, and magazines on the cartridge, books, and magazines in printed braille, movies with audio descriptions, and loans of specialized equipment to play audiobooks. Library materials sent through postage-free mail. The library also provides access to NFB Newsline and over 500 newspapers and magazines by phone and online. Go to https://azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks/apply for information on eligibility and a link to an application.

service area
Phoenix

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM by phone (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on-site)

Armory Park Senior Center

220 S. 5th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 791-4865

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/ArmoryCenter

  • Low Income

description
PCOA and Armory Park Senior Center provides meals for adults 60 and older. Meals are served between 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM M - F. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs as well as providing a wide range of activities, including games, crafts, dancing, clubs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center staff for more information. Armory Park Senior Center also offers food boxes provided by the Tucson Community Food Bank on the 4th Wednesday of each month 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - W 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Th - S 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

costs
A suggested donation of $2.00 is requested.

Cherry Avenue Recreation Center

5085 S. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706

(520) 791-4497

Fax: (520) 791-4008

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/CherryAvenueCenter

description
Cherry Avenue Recreation Center provides activities for older adults, public computer use and job searching, community and recreation activities, and more.

business hours
M and F 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, T, W, and Thu 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Digital Learn

description
Digital Learn is an easy-to-use website produced by the Public Library Association. It offers free videos that show you how to use a computer or how to build on the computer skills you already have. Learn how to use a PC or a Mac, do basic searches, navigate websites, avoid online scams, send and receive an e-mail, create a resume, find a job online, and use Facebook. Some classes are available in Spanish. If you don’t have a computer, you can use one at your local library. (It may be necessary to reserve a computer in advance; ask your local librarian.)

service area
Tucson

Donna Liggins Recreation Center

2160 N. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 791-3247

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/DonnaRLigginsCenter

description
Donna Liggins Recreation Center provides activities for older adults, public computer use, community and recreation activities, employment resources, and PCOA community lunch program.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - Th 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM - F - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, S - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Fred Archer Center

City of Tucson
Parks and Recreation

1665 S. La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85713

(520) 791-4353

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/FredArcherCenter

description
Pima Council On Aging and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register. This site also has computers that can be used by the public to access the Internet for job searches.

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, S 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Green Valley Recreation, Inc.

1070 S. Calle De las Casitas
Green Valley, AZ 85614

(520) 625-3440

Fax: (520) 625-2352

http://www.gvrec.org/

description
Green Valley Recreation, Inc. (GVR) provides activities through its 13 Recreation Centers, 60+ member Clubs, 6 Fitness Centers, 13 pools and spas, a sauna, classes, trips, tours, movies, concerts, plays, Senior Olympics.

service area
Green Valley

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Oro Valley Parks and Recreation

10555 N. La Canada Dr.
Oro Valley, AZ 85737

(520) 229-5050

https://www.orovalleyaz.gov/parksandrec

description
Oro Valley Parks and Recreation provides socialization and recreation activities for older adults.

service area
Oro Valley

business hours
M- F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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