Add friendship to life's great joys when you attend our free social gatherings!
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- Hand Quilting
- Coffee Bar
- Knotty Knitters
- Lounge Activities
- Old-Time Music Afternoon
- Rosie Riveters
- Whippets Walking Group
- Willama-Library Book Club
- Coffee With... Series
Hand Quilting: Ages 50+. Experienced hand quilters work on pieced tops for community members as a Willamalane Adult Activity Center fundraiser. Quilters that are new to hand quilting are encouraged to come and learn more. For inquiries, call 541-736-4444.
Coffee Bar: Ages 50+. Grab a coffee or tea, then sit down, relax, read the paper, or meet new friends. Presented by PacificSource.
Knotty Knitters: Ages 50+. From beginners to experts, all knitters, crocheters, and fiber lovers are welcome to join.
Lounge Activities: Ages 50+. Experienced volunteers facilitatecard games, coloring, plastic canvas, and knitting in the lounge.
Old-Time Music Afternoon: Guitar player and singer Bruce McLennan returns to play old-time melodies. Tap your toes, sing along, or dance to your favorites.
Puzzles: Ages 50+. Calling all puzzle fans. Our puzzle table is free and available to anyone who wants to join in. Puzzles can also be checked out to take home.
Rosie Riveters: Ages 50+. The American Rosie the Riveter Association seeks to recognize and preserve the history and legacy of World War II-era working women, including volunteer women, and promote fellowship among these women and their descendants.
|2nd Friday of each month||12:30–2:30pm||$5|
Whippets Walking Group: Ages 50+. Moderate to brisk one-hour walks through the park, rain or shine. Free to join, newcomers welcome.
|Tuesdays & Thursdays||8:30am||Free|
Willama-Library Book Club: Ages 18+. Book club meetings are free and open to the public. Call 541-726-3766 for current book list.
Coffee With... Series: Ages 50+. All are invited to have coffee with a public employee of the City of Springfield or Willamalane. Free coffee is available in the lounge during the program. This is an opportunity for public service employees and community members that they serve to come together — over coffee — to discuss issues and learn more about each other
Movie Appreciation Group
Ages 50+. Movies start at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and are free. A brief introduction will precede each film followed by an informal discussion. No movies in July or August; join us in September for more movie magic. Popcorn is available for 50 cents. All movies are subtitled.
|January||Early Marx Brothers|
1930, G, 99 minutes
1931, NR, 78 minutes
1933, NR, 69 minutes
|February||Burt Lancaster Samples|
|2/5||"Sweet Smell of Success"
1957, PG, 96 minutes
1960, NR, 146 minutes
1983, PG, 111 minutes
|March||Will Rogers, Humorist|
|3/4||"The Story of Will Rogers"
1952, NR, 109 minutes
|3/11||"Steamboat Round the Bend"
1935, NR, 81 minutes
|3/18||"Life Begins at 40"
1935, NR, 80 minutes
|April||James Ivory, Director|
|4/1||"A Room with a View"
1985, PG, 112 minutes
1992, PG, 142 minutes
|4/15||"Remains of the Day"
1993, PG, 135 minutes
Adult Activity Center Matinees
Movies start at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays and are free. Subtitles available. Popcorn is available for 50 cents.
|2/1||"Sleepless in Seattle"