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Summer Time Fun at the May Community Center

Looking for fun activities to fill your schedule?  The May Community Center in Huffman, Texas has released their summer schedule.

May Community Center's free intergenerational programs are part of Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jerry Eversole's educational and recreational commitment to Harris County residents.

 

May Community Center is a Precinct 4 community center located at 2100 Wolf Road, Huffman 77336. Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Rhythm Walking

Weekdays at 8:10 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.
Start or end your day with a 2½-mile walk to music in the comfort of the Center.

Body Toning Chair Exercise

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9 a.m.
This exercise class is designed especially for individuals suffering with arthritis, joint aches, stiffness, or a lack of flexibility.

Advanced Conversational Spanish

Mondays at 9 a.m.
This class is for students who want to expand their knowledge of the Spanish language without being graded or tested.

One Stroke™ Decorative Painting

Mondays at 9 a.m.
Share your enthusiasm and ideas for turning everyday objects into works of art with the One Stroke™ method of painting. No painting experience is needed; participants must furnish their own supplies.

Party Bridge

Mondays at 1 p.m.
Improve your bridge skills and meet other bridge enthusiasts at these weekly party bridge sessions. Participants must call the Center to secure a place at a table.

Pinochle

Mondays at 1 p.m.
A volunteer instructor is available each week to teach the time-honored game of pinochle.

 

Rockin’ On Moms Playgroup

Mondays, July 14 and 28 at 10 a.m.
Rockin’ On Moms is a unique playgroup that helps women become the best mothers they can be. For more information, please contact Anne LaRocca at (281) 883-4404 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Beginning Spanish

Mondays 6:30 p.m. or Tuesdays at 9 a.m.
New sessions begin Monday, July 7 or Tuesday, July 8
These free classes focus on the basic language skills needed to function in a Spanish-speaking environment. Call or come by the Center to register.

East Harris County 4-H Club

Monday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m.
The mission of 4-H Club is to prepare youth to meet the challenges of childhood, adolescence, and adulthood through educational experiences with an emphasis on learning through doing. This fun, family-oriented club meets the second Monday of each month and currently focuses on shooting sports. For more information about this club, please contact David Francis, club president, at (281) 812-8400, or David Carden at (713) 828-5051.

Beginning Square Dancing

Mondays at 7 p.m.
Join the May Center “Do Sa Dos” to enjoy a great source of fun and exercise where you work up a smile instead of a sweat. For more information, please contact Brice Hesche at (281) 462-9236. 

Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Check

Tuesday, July 15 at 9 a.m.
The Angels Above Us organization provides a registered nurse the third Tuesday of every month to check blood pressure and blood sugar to make sure all systems are “go!”

Whittlin’ and Carvin’

Tuesdays at 9 a.m.
Join this wonderful group of men and women who show how to take an ordinary piece of wood and turn it into a work of art and great conversation piece. To get started, all you need is the desire and a sharp pocketknife!

Dart Baseball

Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
No skills are needed to join May Center’s dart baseball team.

Monthly Bingo Game

Tuesday, July 15 at 10:45 a.m.
May Center hosts bingo games the third Tuesday of each month. Players are asked to bring a nominal prize, not to exceed $5. No cash, gift certificates, gift cards, or U.S. postage stamps can be used for prizes. Register by calling the Center.

Diabetic Support Group

Tuesday, July 22 at 11:30 a.m.
A volunteer from the Diabetes Center of Kingwood discusses the latest innovations and medical updates in the treatment and management of diabetes. Participants are welcome to bring a sack lunch.

Karate

Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m.
Volunteers from the American Society of Karate teach the techniques of American karate. Classes are free! For additional information or to register, call the Center at (281) 324-3373.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Beginner juniors, ages 6 to 12:   5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Class size is limited to 60)
Advanced juniors, ages 6 to 12: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Class size is limited to 20)

Yoga

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Certified hatha yoga instructor Cindy Roberts invites people of all fitness levels to participate and experience the benefits of yoga.

Intermediate Conversational Spanish

Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
New session begins Wednesday, July 9
Continue a multilingual journey as you expand your knowledge of the Spanish language and culture.

Nintendo®  Wii™  Bowling Team Practice

Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
       With an easy-to-use wireless controller and many familiar games, the Nintendo®  Wii™  is the latest craze for people of all ages. Form a team of four players and call or sign-up at the Center to schedule a one-hour practice session; tournaments are held regularly, so practice often to sharpen your skills.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. or Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
This support group offers nutritional information and encouragement to help control weight.

Quilting: Single Scoop, Part I

Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m., except July 2
Experienced instructor Anne Sparkman teaches this class for beginners and experienced quilters. This month’s featured project is single scoop, part 1. Step-by-step instructions make this a great way to learn the art of quilting!

Dominoes and More Dominoes

Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
Play “42,” “Train,” or “Spinner” with other community members.

Canasta

Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
If you enjoy card games like spades and hearts, you will love canasta!

Nintendo® Wii™  Free Play

Thursdays at 9 a.m.
With an easy-to-use wireless controller and many familiar games, the Nintendo®  Wii™  is the latest craze for people of all ages. Enjoy games such as bowling, baseball, tennis, darts, pool, and boxing, as well as many more. The simple game play and gentle motions of the Wii™ game system make it perfect for anyone who wants to have a good time.

Beginning Sign Language

Thursdays at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. except July 3
Join a longtime signing instructor for this free eight-week American Sign Language course.  Learn the art of connecting with those trapped in a world of silence. This class is open to all ages, including children accompanied by an adult.

Intermediate Line Dancing

Thursdays at 1 p.m.
This fast-paced intermediate line dancing class begins at 1 p.m.

Parent/Child Sewing: Pillow Project

Mondays or Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.
New sessions begin Monday, July 7 or Wednesday, July 9
Learn basic sewing skills and make creative projects of your very own! This hands-on class is open to the first nine children ages eight and older who are accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sewing machines and sergers are provided by the Center. A $10 supply fee must be paid in advance at the center to register. Due to safety issues and space limitations, only children registered with their parents will be allowed to attend.

Children’s Painting

Fridays at 9 a.m.
Children can learn to stretch the limits of their imagination through the universal language of art! Painting helps children express their creativity and inventiveness, and this class is a great opportunity for children, ages 10 and up, to develop their talent and skills while having fun. A new original project is created each session, and a one time project fee of $10 helps defray the cost of all the supplies required for the six-week session.

Watercolor

Fridays at 9:30 a.m.
Beginning and experienced students learn composition, design, color, and contrast from a professional artist.

Oil Painting

Fridays at 1 p.m.
A professional artist shares her knowledge of painting with students ages 11 and older.

Line Dancercise

Fridays at 2:30 p.m.
Dance your way to heart-health with this workout taught by a volunteer instructor.

2008 "Fun"shine Summer Kids Program

 

Children of all ages are welcome to join May Community Center Tuesdays, July 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 10 a.m. for a variety of summer fun. Advance registration is required for each program. A $2 per child suggested donation is encouraged for each program to help defray the cost of special entertainment, craft supplies, prizes, and refreshments. Please note: An adult must accompany children under the age of 18. 

For more information regarding classes or other Center programs, please call (281) 324-3373 or visit www.hcp4.net/ccenters. Please note: In observance of Independence Day, May Community Center closes Thursday, July 3 at 5 p.m. and reopens Monday, July 7 at 8 a.m.

Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or physical ability. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in any program should contact May Community Center. An adult must accompany children under the age of 18.