Fun Programs, Classes, Trips, and Adventures

The Gibson Center has developed a HUGE menu of programs for seniors of all abilities and interest levels. Much of what we do has come directly from your suggestions, so keep them coming!

  • Gibson Game Day: Wednesdays 12:30-3:00 PM – Play bridge, cribbage, scrabble, checkers, canasta, cards, monopoly, friendly poker, and have fun while meeting new friends!
  • Wii: Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 AM & 12:30-1:30 PM
  • Quilt Club: 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 10:00 AM-noon
  • FUNDAY: Monday and Thursday after lunch, games, crafts, music…
  • Belly Dancing Class: Thursdays at 9 AM.
  • Strength, Balance & Stretch exercise program: Tuesdays & Friday mornings 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. September -June
  • Tai Ji Quan, Moving for Better Balance: Monday & Thursday afternoons at 3:30PM
  • Knitting Group: Tuesdays, after lunch at Silver Lake Landing
  • Peer Support Caregivers Group: Thursdays 12:30-2 PM
  • Veteran’s Coffee: 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 10 AM
  • Mount Washington Valley Arts Association, open painting sessions: Fridays after lunch, October-May

Check the Calendar section for updates on all Ongoing Programs

Gibson Day Trips

Please sign up for all trips: 356-3231
New trip policy: when you sign up, you will be placed on the waiting list. When you pay for the trip, your name will be moved to the going list.

T&C Prime Rib Luncheon:

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
  • 10AM-3:30PM
  • $40
  • price covers 3 course meal, coffee, tax, tip, transportation

Fryeburg Fair Set Up:

  • Thursday, September 27, 2019
  • 12:3o-6PM (after lunch at Gibson)
  • Free
  • Help organize, and set up the Gibson display

The Fryeburg Fair:

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2019
  • donations accepted for bus
  • bring money for your Fair Food
  • 9AM-3PM

Two Lights State Park and the Lobster Shack Restaurant:

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • 9AM-5PM
  • $20
  • Lunch on your own at the Lobster Shack
  • Bring money for gift shop and ice cream

POP’s; Beatles Revolution, a Symphonic Experience:

  • Sunday October 13, 2019
  • 11AM-8PM
  • $48
  • Dinner on your own,  bring a bag lunch
  • See the play list on the bulletin board at Gibson

Veteran’s Road Trip; The VA Home Tour:

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • 10AM-5:30PM
  • Price: $15
  • Lunch on your own at the Tilt’N Diner

Pumpkin People Ride:

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019
  • Board bus after lunch
  • Donation for bus, envelope will be passed
  • Bring money for a snack

 LeeAnne Rimes:

  • Sunday, October 27, 2019
  • 3-11:30PM
  • $85
  • Dinner on your own at Granite Steak and Grille

Stinson Mountain Museum:

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • 10AM-5PM
  • $20
  • Bring money for lunch on own at George’s Seafood, and ice cream
  • This museum is the local A. C. Gilbert Heritage Museum, featuring nearly a century of educational toys (think Erector Sets and Chemistry sets)
  • Space is limited

Chutter’s, Littleton trip:

  • Wednesday, November 13, 10AM-5PM
  • $18, plus money for your own lunch and purchases
  • Chutter’s is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Longest Penny Candy Counter in the World.
  • Littleton also features a River Walk, and several shops, diners, and restaurants…even the local Senior Center just across the pedestrian covered bridge.

Zimmerman House & Currier Museum

  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019
  • 8 AM- 6 PM
  • $66 includes museum, house tour, lunch, and transportation
  • Two special exhibits
    • Shaker Collection
    • “We Are For Freedoms”

 Magic of Christmas:

  • Friday, December 12, 2019
  • 10AM-6:30PM
  • $50
  • Lunch on your own at Sebago Brewery


  • Tuesday January 14, 2020
  • 3-11:30PM
  • $85
  • Bring money for dinner on your own at Sebago Brewery

Russian Ballet; Sleeping Beauty:

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2020
  • 3-11:30PM
  • $62
  • Dinner on your own at Sebago Brewery

Please sign up for trips as soon as possible, we often need to make reservations weeks in advance.

Liners, Learning, and Legends:

  •  April 24- May 5, 2020
  • Queen Mary 2, from New York to England
  • Daily historical Lectures with Carl Lindblade
  • Transportation from Gibson Center, and return air
  • 3 Day Post Cruise Experience, Windsor, Blenheim, and Cotswold
  •  12 days $3639 ppdo, Sheltered Balcony Room

Peru: Ancient Land of Mysteries:

  • January 18 — January 25, 2020
  • Lima, Choice on Tour, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Local Andean Cultures, Ollantaytambo Ruins, Home-Hosted Lunch, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Larco Museum. For more information follow the link below
  • Passport needed.
  •  8 Days, 13 Meals $4399 ppdo
  • Link:

Sunny Portugal – Estoril Coast, Alentejo & Algarve:

  • April 14 — April 23, 2020
  • Portuguese Riviera, Choice on Tour, Lisbon, Fado Dinner Show, Sintra, Obidos, Fatima, Evora, Alentejo Countryside Stay, Sagres, Lagos, Algarve, Faro, Cork Factory, Azeitao, 2 Winery Tours, 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. For more information follow the link below
  • Passport needed.
  •  10 Days, 14 Meals $3899 ppdo
  • Link:

Cape Cod:

* 400th Anniversary of the arrival of the MayFlower

*Rhododendron Festival at Heritage Gardens

*A day on Martha’s Vineyard

*Provincetown, Chatham, Hyannis, Sandwich

*May 4-8, 2020

*$550 includes bus, hotel, 8 meal, tours, insurance

Link to flyer

Norwegian Gem; Boston to Quebec:

  • September 18-25, 2020
  • Bar Harbor; Halifax, Cape Breton Island, Sydney Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, PEI; Saguenay (LaBaie) Quebec; Quebec City.
  • Includes travel insurance, and transportation to ship
  • Passport needed.
  •  7 Days, All Shipboard Meals
  • Price based on cabin
    • Inside $1683 ppdo
    • Outside $2023 ppdo
    • Balcony $2856 ppdo
  • Link:Gibson Cruise Link

Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains:

  • Featuring Louisville, Gatlinburg & Asheville
  • October 15 — October 23, 2020
  • Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby Museum, Old Louisville Walking Tour, Choice on Tour, Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery, Lexington Horse Farms, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dolly Parton’s Stampede & Dinner Show, Asheville, Biltmore Estate. For more information, follow the link below
  • Real ID or Passport needed.
  •  9 Days, 12 Meals $3299 ppdo
  • Link:

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