Cary Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts facilities are closed and programs cancelled for Wednesday, January 17 and Thursday, January 18.
About the Center
Cary Senior Center, located within Fred G. Bond Metro Park, provides opportunities for ages 55+ to Create Active Retirement Years! Enjoy a variety of fitness classes, recreation activities, arts, volunteer opportunities, clubs and many other events. You'll also find a wealth of information about, and referrals to, resources for seniors. The center is available for you to rent for your private event. It's within walking distance of Bond Park Community Center and your link to many greenways throughout the park and town.
Programs & Classes
For more information, see the Trip section of the Creating Active Retirement Years Program Guide.
Do you have questions about our trips? Join our staff at this meeting to gain all your answers.
109219 Nov 1 10–11:30 a.m.
109173 Tue Apr 17 10–11:30 a.m.
Hometown History: Cary
We'll step back in time and learn how Bradford's Ordinary became the 2nd most successful town in the US. After history, art, and lunch, we'll descend on Town Hall to learn about the innovative systems council and employees use to shape our community's future. Food and purchases are on your own. Extensive walking over paved and irregular surfaces; steps and inclines. More information provided at registration.
Fees: $10(R) $13(N) (per person)
110904 Wed Feb 7 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Up in the Sky
Let's examine the stars and constellations visible on winter nights during the Carolina Skies presentation at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center. We'll work up an appetite watching Magnificent Matter on the Science Stage and then discover a true-blue restaurant
before returning to Cary. Cost includes transportation and planetarium programs; food and purchases are on your own. Light walking includes steps and uneven surfaces.
Fees: $32(R) $42(N) (per person)
110905 Tue Feb 13 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Birds in Paradise
Visit birds from around the world at Sylvan Heights Bird Sanctuary, the largest bird park in North America. After our guided exploration
and bird feeding, we'll lunch at a Scotland Neck favorite. En route to Cary we'll stop at A&B Milling Company, home to Aunt Ruby's Peanuts and other sweet treats. Sample the treats and take
home a tin. Cost includes transportation, admission, guided tour, and bird feed; food and shopping are on your own. Extensive walking includes steps and uneven surfaces.
Fees: $53(R) $68(N) (per person)
110909 Tue Mar 27 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
We're off to learn everything you always wanted to know about gardening—but were afraid to ask—at Big Bloomers Flower Farm in Sanford. Big Bloomers specializes in new, unusual, and native perennials, annuals, herbs, and shrubs on their six-acre site. There is an extensive selection of garden-related merchandise including statuary, fountains, metalwork, and pottery in their Garden Shop. After lunch we'll return to Cary so you can get busy in your
garden. Cost includes transportation; food and purchases on your own. Extensive walking includes steps and uneven surfaces.
Fees: $32(R) $42(N) (per person)
110910 Wed Apr 4 9:15 a.m.–3:15 p.m.
Learn the history of Jordan Lake and relax for a morning cruise. Captain Don will provide historic, scientific, and environmental perspectives on the vital role the lake plays in our region. Enjoy his well-researched presentation while relaxing on the lake. Bring your own snacks. Water provided. Easy light walking includes some steps and uneven surfaces.
Fees: $75(R) $97(N) (per person)
110913 Tue Apr 24 9 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Fees: $57(R) $75(N) (per person)
110933 Wed May 16 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Dinner & A Concert
01/26/2018 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Rick Cornell - Senior Games in Photos
02/23/2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mardi Gras, Masks, and Murder
02/23/2018 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Musical Performance by Enloe Music Outreach Club
02/24/2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Line Dancing Gone Green
03/09/2018 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Annual Health Fair
03/15/2018 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM