THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center announces May schedule


The following programs will be held at COA’s THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center, 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach, beginning in May. If you have any questions, call the center at 904-209-3659. For more information, go to Note: The center will be closed on May 16 for its annual Centenarian Luncheon.

Lunch — Tuesdays: Four weeks starting Tuesday, May 7, from noon to 1 p.m. Registration required in advance and fee required: $5 per meal.

Lunch — Thursdays: Noon to 1 p.m. Registration required in advance and fee required: $5 per meal.

Duplicate Bridge: Five weeks starting Friday, May 3, from noon to 3 p.m. Fee required: $2 per person, per Friday.

Hisshin Sumi-E Painting Class: Traditional East Asian brush painting. This class typically meets once a month. This month the date is Thursday, May 9. Class is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee required: $3 per person.

Acrylic Painting: 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. No fee required. Instructor on site Wednesday, May 8.

Bus Trip to COA’s Riverhouse: A visit to COA’s Riverhouse in St. Augustine for the Spring Art & Dance Show at 10:30 a.m. May 14. This is a round trip from THE PLAYERS Community Center; the COA bus will leave center at 9 a.m. and return by 2 p.m. Lunch provided. Reservation and $5 fee required.

Chair Exercise — Tuesdays: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Chair Exercise — Thursdays: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m. Thursdays.

Canasta — Tuesdays: five weeks starting May 7, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Canasta — Thursdays: 10 a.m. to noon

Mah Jongg — Wednesdays: 2-5 p.m. The Mah Jongg National League 2024 Card has arrived! Experienced Mah Jongg players are wanted to play Siamese Mah Jongg. 

Mah Jongg — Fridays: 10 a.m. to noon.

Mexican Train Dominoes: Five weeks starting Tuesday, May 7, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Ask a Nurse: Five weeks starting Tuesday, May 7, from 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Bingo — Tuesdays: Five weeks starting May 7, 1-2 p.m.

Bingo — Thursdays: 1-2:00 p.m. No bingo May 16. The center will be closed.

Social Bridge: 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays

Board Game Playing: Rummikub, Scrabble and more. 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays.

Wii Bowling: 10-11 a.m. Thursdays

Technical Help for phones and computers: Available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon

Heartland Hospice: Learn how Heartland Hospice’s teams of physicians, nurses, social workers, volunteers, hospice aides and chaplains attend to people’s emotional, spiritual and physical needs during challenging times. 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 7.

Harmony: Enjoy the music of mother/daughter duo Harmony as part of the Mother’s Day celebration. 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 9.

Library: The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch of the St. John’s County Public Library System visits. Come make a seasonal craft and learn about the programs your local library has to offer. 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 14.

Happy Birthday May Babies: Enjoy cake and the music of Lou Parisi. 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 21.

Beaches Council on Aging: Meet Lori Delgado Anderson the executive director of Beaches Council on Aging/Dial A Ride. Dial A Ride is an award-winning program that provides door-to-door non-emergency transportation services for homebound seniors age 62 and older and disabled Beaches residents living anywhere from Mayport to Ponte Vedra Beach. Dial A Ride also provides door-to-door transportation from the beaches to Cypress Village and The Mayo Clinic. 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 23.

PURE Infusion Suites and Memory Treatment Centers: Are you currently an infusion patient, interested in learning about infusion therapy, or looking for a local neurology practice? Kiley Holt of PURE Infusion Suites and Memory Treatment Centers of Jacksonville visits to speak on biological infusion services. Their team offers many infusion therapies for conditions such as Crohn’s and colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic autoimmune conditions. 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 28.

Check Your Blood Pressure with Nurse Fran: 10-11 a.m. Thursday, May 30. Free

St. John’s County Legal Aid: What financial obligations put you or your loved ones’ nest egg in danger? Megan Wall, St. Johns County Legal Aid managing attorney, answers these questions. Take advantage of this important free lecture from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 30.