Community Education

Several programs are held at Allen Senior Recreation Center throughout the year about various topics such as AARP Safe Driving Program, Lunch and Learns, Medical Screenings and Seminars. Please refer to the Center-Link newsletter for dates and times for programs listed below.

Monthly Series (Please pre-register at Allen Senior Recreation Center.)

Master Naturalist Presentations — 4th Monday, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., FREE

In collaboration with North Texas Master Naturalists, these presentations cover a wide variety of topics monthly. Past presentations include monarch butterflies, historic uses of North Texas plants and growing happy tomatoes in the Texas climate. 

Medicare & Trivia — 3rd Wednesday, 11 a.m. to noon, FREE

Golden Outlook Insurance hosts this seminar series.  Come test your Medicare knowledge and decide if the information provided is trivia or fact.  Each month receive new information, updates and a light snack. Renee Elsner, a licensed insurance broker specializes in Medicare products and services. She is certified with several insurance carriers in North Texas.   All information is kept strictly confidential and appointments can be made to address individual needs. There will be no solicitation or any sales activity at any seminar.

Agri-Life — 4th Wednesday, 11 a.m. to noon, $2

Linda Hampton, with Texas A&M Agri-Life Services presents health information regarding the prevention and care for so many issues. Each time there is a healthy recipe demonstration to use in your own home.