Expand your horizons with the May Community Center. Several outings are planned over the next several months including a trip to the Nutcracker Market. Transportation is provided for adults 50 and over. There is something planned for everyone with children's storytimes, theatre productions, and personal development and information seminars scheduled.
May Community Center Trips
Sign-up for the November trips begins Friday, October 2 at 8:30 a.m. First-come, first-served reservations for all trips must be made in person at the Center.
Thursday, November 12 at 9 a.m. — The Nutcracker Market, Houston. Cost is $11 per person. Lunch is on your own at the Market.
Transportation is limited to individuals 50 years of age and better, and is provided through Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program.
Advance registration is required for the craft classes marked with an asterisk (*). Supply sheets are available at the Center or online at www.hcp4.net/ccenters.
Craft: Snowman Lantern*
Tuesday, October 6 at 10 a.m.
This snowman lantern will light up your winter and warm your heart. A $2 suggested donation helps defray the cost of additional supplies.
Financial Workshop for the Individual Investor
Thursdays, beginning October 8 at 10 a.m.
Learn effective ways to make your money grow and stretch in this six-week investment workshop. Volunteers with Edward Jones Investments teach how to make informed decisions in order to get the best from your savings and investments.A $14 suggested donation covers the cost of the workbook; instruction is free! As a matter of policy, Harris County Precinct 4 does not endorse nor recommend any product, service, or company.
May Center’s 2nd Annual Quilting Retreat: Crazy Quilt
Monday, October 12 through Thursday, October 15 at 9:30 a.m.
Leave the worries of everyday life behind and have fun while you quilt to your hearts content! Participants need to bring all their fabric precut to the first day of the retreat to participate in a fabric exchange. Also please bring a sack lunch Monday, October 12 through Wednesday, October 14, and a covered dish for a potluck luncheon Thursday, October 15.Class is limited to the first 20 participants, 18 years and older. Supply sheets and cutting instructions are available at the Center.
Children’s Story Time: Shake dem Halloween Bones by W. Nikola-Lisa
Tuesday, October 13 at 10 a.m.
Create a lasting memory with a child at May Community Center’s children’s story time. A Center volunteer makes the story come alive, transporting listeners into a world of fantasy. Plan to stay after the story for a craft and snack. A $1 per child suggested donation helps defray the cost of snacks and additional supplies. An adult must accompany children under the age of 18.
Craft: Do You See What I See, Part I and II*
Tuesdays, October 13 and October 20 at 10 a.m.
This holiday yard sign will no doubt be one of the first things to display in your yard this winter! A $4 suggested donation helps defray the cost of additional supplies. Class size is limited.
Informational Program: Medicare and Senior Healthcare Dollars
Thursday, October 15 at 1:30 p.m.
If you are turning 65 years of age and planning to retire, or have retired, this program is a great way to learn how to stretch your retirement dollars. This class is designed as an awareness program for baby boomers considering retirement, senior adults and their families, or caregivers for senior adults. Sign up at the Center or by calling (281) 324- 3373.
Salad and Spud Luncheon Featuring Cindy St. Cyr
Wednesday, October 21 at 11 am.
Relive the Big Band Era, America’s romantic era of popular music from the “30s and “40s. Vocalist Cindy St. Cyr delights audiences with favorite songs like “You Made Me Love You,” “Stardust,” and “Willow Weep for Me” from big band directors such as Harry James, Hoagy Carmichael, and Luis Russell.
The Center’s salad and spud luncheon is a perfect way to meet others in the community while enjoying a generous-sized, oven-baked potato with all the trimmings. The luncheon menu also includes fresh green salad, dessert, iced tea, and coffee. A $4 suggested donation helps defray the cost of food. Sign up by balling or stopping by the Center. Advance registration is necessary.
Cooking Class: Muffins, Muffins, Muffins
Thursday, October 22 at 9:30 a.m.
Who doesn’t like a tasty muffin? Join our volunteer instructor as she demonstrates a variety of gourmet muffins that are affordable to prepare, great for gift giving, and excellent for freezing. A $3 suggested donation helps defray the cost of ingredients and provides samples.
Craft: Gingerbread Salt and Pepper Shakers*
Tuesday, October 27 at 10 a.m.
These adorable salt and pepper shakers are sure to add “flavor” to your holiday table. A $3 suggested donation helps defray the cost of additional supplies.
Veterans Recognition and Thanksgiving Luncheon
Friday, November 6 at 11 a.m.
November is a special month to gather together in gratitude, unison, and humility to reflect on this great country, the sacrifices of many, and individual blessings of family and friendship. To honor the brave men and women that served in the armed forces, the Hargrave High School Junior ROTC has planned a special program. In addition, there will be a PowerPoint slideshow highlighting local veterans.
Invite a friend or two to join you at this traditional Thanksgiving luncheon catered by Ben’s Chuckwagon that includes all the trimmings. Homemade pecan pie and pumpkin pie is provided courtesy of Rosemont Assisted Living Community of Kingwood. A $7 suggested donation, payable in advance, is requested. Space is limited to the first 200 people to sign up by Tuesday, November 3.
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.For more information regarding classes or other Center programs, please call (281) 324-3373 or visit www.hcp4.net/ccenters.
Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religions, 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.