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Gwinnett celebrates Older Americans Month

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In honor of Older Americans Month, Gwinnett County will celebrate older residents with free or low-cost events around the county throughout May.

Since 1963, May has been a time to celebrate older Americans, and every May, the Administration for Community Living leads the celebration. This is an opportunity to recognize our nation’s older residents. This year’s theme, “Age My Way,” focuses on how older adults can age in their communities, live independently for as long as possible and participate in ways they choose.

Explore all the services and activities offered to Gwinnett’s vibrant older residents, and see exciting events honoring Older Americans Month below:

Free! Hot Dogs and Horseshoes
Picnic and pitch with hot dogs and horseshoes.
Friday, May 6 | 11:00am – 1:00pm
Rhodes Jordan Park Community Recreation Center

Sing My Way
Show us your best dance moves as we sing and groove – your way! Friends and family are welcome.
$6/person | OSN24500
Friday, May 6 | 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Norcross Senior Center

The Dating Game
Throw back fun to The Dating Game!
$6/person | LAB24500
Sunday, May 7 | 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Lilburn Activity Building

Sock Hop
It’s poodle skirts and bobbie socks for 50s inspired dinner and fun!
$11/person | BEP21912
Monday, May 9 | 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Bethesda Park Senior Center

Great Big Garden Games
Giant games, refreshments, and create a mini-garden to take home.
$5/person | PVP21950
Wednesday, May 11 | 10:30am – 1:00pm
Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center

Let the Good Times Roll
Roll the dice and have some Bunco fun!
$5/person | GPP21902
Friday, May 13 | 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Prime Timers Pointe at George Pierce Park

Line Dance                                                                                                                       
Get up and moving! Learn the moves then get your dance in motion. Bring a friend and your own refreshments.
$8/preregister or $10/at the door | BEP21605
Friday, May 13 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Bethesda Park Senior Center

Line Dance on the Lawn
Boot scoot, wobble, and electric slide on over to learn the dance moves!
$6/person • Ages 60+ • OSC21001
$8/person • Ages 5 – 59 • OSC21000
Saturday, May 21 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
OneStop Centerville

Free! National Senior Health & Fitness Day
Get out and about with games, nutrition facts, and healthy recipes.
Wednesday, May 25 | 10:00am – 11:30am
OneStop Centerville

National Senior Health & Fitness Day
Wednesday, May 25 | 10:00am – 2:00pm
Get active with a scavenger hunt and Gwinnett Senior Golden Games activities.
$2/person | BOP24301
Bogan Park Community Recreation Center