Take time out for yourself in your busy holiday schedule. The May Community Center in Huffman, Texas has a wide range of events and activities coming up through the remainder of the year.
There is something for everyone with playgroups, Nintendo Wii competitions and open play, quilting, and karate or take that Spanish class you've been talking about.
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., except December 15, 22, and 29
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., except December 15, 22, and 29
Painting instructor, Ann Rose, teaches the One Stroke™ method of painting. Everyone interested in painting is welcome, regardless of previous painting experience.
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.
Mondays at 1 p.m.
A volunteer instructor is available each week to teach the time-honored game of pinochle.
Mondays at 6 p.m.
Volunteer instructor Nani Heslep teaches students ages 10 and older the basics of working with clay. Lessons include making vessels and sculptures using the pinch, coil, and slab methods. The suggested donation amount is determined by the amount of clay needed for each piece.
Mondays 6:30 p.m. or Tuesdays at 9 a.m., except Mondays, December 15, 22, and 29 and Tuesdays, December 16, 23, and 30
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
May Center Players, A Children’s Theatrical Group
Mondays at 7 p.m.
New session begins Monday, January 26
Children ages 7 to 14 do not need any acting experience to participate in this theatrical group, but they must be able to read. Call the Center to register.
East Harris County 4-H Club
Monday, December 8 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.
Rockin’ On Moms Playgroup
Monday, December 8 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
Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
No skills are needed to join May Center’s dart baseball team.
Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m.
New session begins Tuesday, January 13
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 p.m. to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Advanced juniors, ages 6 to 12: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m., except December 23
Certified hatha yoga instructor Cindy Roberts invites people of all fitness levels to participate and experience the benefits of yoga.
Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Check
Tuesday, December 16 at 9 a.m.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle also means keeping your blood pressure and blood sugar in check. Get checked out the third Tuesday of the month to make sure that “all systems are go!”
Intermediate Conversational Spanish
Wednesdays at 9 a.m., except Wednesdays, December 17, 24, and 31
Continue a multilingual journey as you expand your knowledge of the Spanish language and culture.
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. 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: Hold Everything, Part 2
Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m., except December 24 and 31
Experienced instructor Anne Sparkman teaches this class for beginners and experienced quilters. This month’s featured project is part 2 of Hold Everything. 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.
Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
If you enjoy card games like spades and hearts, you will love canasta!
Speak Mandarin Chinese in 500 Words
Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Learn to speak and read Mandarin Chinese easily through this effective course. People of all ages are welcome to participate.
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.
Intermediate Line Dancing
Thursdays at 1 p.m.
A volunteer teaches this fast-paced intermediate line dancing class.
May Belles and Beaus Chorus
Rehearsals: Thursdays at 1 p.m.
This musical group entertains at community events, hospitals, and multicare facilities.
Fridays at 9:30 a.m.
Beginning and experienced students learn composition, design, color, and contrast from a
Fridays at 1 p.m.
A professional artist shares her knowledge of painting with students ages 11 and older.
Fridays at 2:30 p.m.
Dance your way to heart health with this workout taught by a volunteer instructor.
About the May Community Center
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.
Please note: In observance of the Christmas holiday, May Community Center closes Wednesday, December 24 at 5 p.m. and reopens Monday, December 29 at 8 a.m. Also, in observance of New Year’s Day, the Center closes Wednesday, December 31 at 5 p.m. and reopens Friday, January 2 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.