Programs

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
  • FUNDAY: Monday and Thursday after lunch, games, crafts, music…
  • Belly Dancing Class: Thursdays at 9 AM.
  • Strength, Balance & Stretch exercise program: is taking its summer siesta. Classes will resume September 4th
  • Tai Ji Quan, Moving for Better Balance: Monday and Thursday afternoons
  • YOGA with Dixi, Tuesdays at 12:30PM
  •  Peer Support Caregivers Group: Wednesdays 12:30-2:30 PM

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.

Conway Historical Society:

  • Second Tuesday.
  • Home pickups.
  • Potluck on even months.

Let’s Hang On:

  • Date: Tuesday August 14
  •  2:30 PM
  • Dinner on own

Castle in the Clouds:

  • Tuesday August 14th.
  • Board Bus at 9:00 AM
  • Price: $26
  • Money for lunch or bag lunch

Hansel & Gretel, the Ballet:

  • Friday August 17th.
  • Board Bus at 2:30 PM
  • Price: $44
  • Dinner on own at the Foreside Tavern

Quilt Display at Madison Historical:

  • Date: Thursday August 23rd
  • After lunch

Sophie C Mailboat:

  • Tuesday August 21st.
  • Board Bus at 11:45 AM
  • Price: $45
  • Early lunch at Gibson Center

SeaDogs vs. NH Fisher Cats, (Daily theme: Women in Sports):

  • Mon, August 27, 4pm – 11pm
  • The Gibson Center bus will travel to Hadlock Stadium to watch the SeaDogs play the NH Fishercats. The theme for the evening is Women in Sports, so there will be interesting tidbits throughout the game. Bring money for food, as they do not allow any food or water to be brought in. (or bring a bag lunch to eat on the bus)
  • Call 356-3231 to sign up for this trip.
  • Price: $25 covers reserved seats, and the bus. Food is on your own

Two Lights and the Lobster Shack:

  • Wednesday August 29th & Tuesday September 18th.
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Price: $18
  • Will stop for Ice cream

Patsy Cline:

  • Wednesday September 12th.
  • Board Bus at 9:00 AM
  • Price: $50 includes lunch and the show.
  • Two choices for menu

Celtic Thunder:

  • Thursday September 27th.
  • Board bust at 3:00 PM
  • Price: $70
  • Dinner on own at Sebago Brewery
  • Must order tickets soon

Fryeburg Fair:

  • Senior Day Tuesday October 2nd.
  • Board Bus at 9:00 AM
  • Price: Suggested donation is $5
  • Spend the day at the fair, no parking hassles
  • Will return home mid-afternoon

Elton John Tribute:

  • Thu, October 4, 2018, 2pm – Fri, October 5, 2018, 1am
  • From Las Vegas to Manchester’s Palace Theatre – a unique show featuring the greatest hits of famed artist, Sir Elton John. The show will cover over 40 years of Elton John music, and will be performed by Las Vegas’ renown Elton John tribute entertainer, Jeffrey Allen! He will be performing hits like Rocket Man, Crocodile Rock, Candle in the Wind and many more Elton John Classics. His performance will be punctuated with the flair so associated with Elton John such as outrageous costumes and bold oversized eye glasses! Jeffrey Allen presently performs regularly in Las Vegas as Sir Elton John with the longest running Impersonator Show, “Legends in Concert” as well as for several major cruise lines!
  • Please call 356-3231 to sign up for this trip.
  • Price: $85 covers the cost of the ticket, and transportation.
  • Dinner on own at Athena’s http://athensnh.com/menus/

Sinatra POPs:

  • Sunday Nov 4th
  • Price: Bring money for dinner after the matinee.
  • Board Bus at 11:30 AM
  • Bring a bag lunch

Vienna Boy’s Choir, Christmas in Vienna:

  •  Wednesday, Nov 28th.
  • Price: $70
  • Board bus 3:00 PM
  • Dinner on own

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

Tropical Costa Rica:

  • March 30-April 7, 2019
  • San Jose, Coffee Plantation, Guanacastem Monteverde Cloud Forens, Arenal Volcano, Larke Arenal Cruise, Cano Negro Refuge, Zarcero…and MORE!
  • Passport needed
  • 9 Days, 13 Meals
  • $3349 ppdo Deposit due September 22, 2018
  • https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/869209

Explore Tuscany:

  •  October 12-20, 2019
  • Highlights: Montecatini Terme, Florence, Lucca, Gothic Line, Pisa, San Gimignano, Siena, Cooking Class, Choic of a Winery Tour or a Cheese Farm…
  •  9 days $3299 ppdo
  • Link: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/868914

Bus Tour – Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, & New Brunswick:

  • June 2-10, 2019, 14 meals, $ 1168 ppdo
  • Includes: Bus, Insurance, Hotels, Admissions
  • Guided tour of Acadia National Park
  • Guided tour of Halifax, Peggy’s Cove, and Lunenberg
  • King’s Landing Historical Settlement
  • Guided tour of PEI
  • “Hopewell Rocks”
  • Saint John
  • And time with Gibson Friends…
  • Deposit due November 1, 2018
  • http://www.grouptrips.com/gibsoncenter/1474849

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