The Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center is home to FREE senior activities on a daily basis during the week. These programs are provided and coordinated as part of the Witwer Healthy Aging Program by Aging Services.
These programs and activities are geared towards adults ages 55 and up. For more information on these programs, please contact JoEllen Haddad at Aging Services; 398-3644 or contact the recreation office at Lowe Park at 447-3590. Below are the scheduled daily activities during the week.
Bingo— Group meets and plays every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in the Sunburst Room at the Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center.
Pinochle— Group meets and plays every Friday at 9:00 a.m. in the Sunburst Room at the Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center.
500— Group meets and plays every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. in the Sunburst Room at the Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center.
Knitting Class (coming soon!)— Have a passion for knitting or a desire to learn. Come join other like-minded people for some knitting and socialization.
Blood Pressure Clinics— Held the second Wednesday of the month at 11:15 a.m. in the Sunburst Room at the Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center.
Line Dancing— Get up and get moving with some line dancing. Meets every Wednesday beginning at 1:00 p.m. in the Oaks Room at the Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center.
Monday “Live Music” Dance— Listen and/or dance to live music from various bands. Meets every Monday beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Oaks Room at the Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center.
Fresh Conversations— This fun nutrition program is designed to promote better eating and physical activity. Held the 3rd Thursday of the month at 11:15 a.m. in Sunburst Room at the Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center.
Senior meals will soon be making a comeback to Lowe Park on a regular weekly basis (Monday-Friday). Watch for more
information in 2018 for start dates and times. For questions or inquires, please contact the Lowe Park office at 447-3590.
NEW! Chronic Disease Management AGES 55+
Living with a chronic condition such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, pain, or anxiety can be a daily challenge. But it doesn’t have to be. A chronic disease self-management program can help you take charge of your health and feel better! It is offered by Heritage Area Agency on Aging & Witwer Healthy Aging, a program of Aging Services.
Days/Dates: Tuesdays, January 30-March 6
Time(s): 9:30 a.m.–noon
Location: Lowe Park (Sunburst Room)
Notes: To register, please call Heritage at 398-5559 or Jo Haddad with Aging Services at 398-3644
NEW! Fall Foliage Riverboat Cruise AGES 55+
ALL ABOARD! Join the Marion Parks and Recreation Department for this new trip on the waters of the Mississippi River during the most beautiful time of the year. Ride in comfort on a chartered motor-coach to the dock in Dubuque and enjoy a nice relaxing and scenic fall afternoon on the water. Your ticket includes a full hot 2-entree lunch buffet and live music entertainment. Don't wait to sign up as these seats will fill up fast! This trip is geared towards those age 55+, but younger passengers can ride along with a guest age 55+.
Fee: $65 per person
Days/Dates: Wednesday, October 10
Time(s): Pick-Up @ 8:30 a.m.; Drop-Off @ 6 p.m.
Cruise will be 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Location: Pick-up and Drop-Off at Lowe Park
Cruise is out of Dubuque, IA (Celebration Belle)
Registration Deadline: September 7, 2018