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. See Calendar for details.
  • Chair Exercises: Mondays & Thursdays 10:30 AM. See Calendar for details.
  • Strength, Balance & Stretch exercise program: Tuesdays & Fridays 10-11 AM in the Activity Room. *ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN WAIVERS* Winter Session January 2 – March 23
  • Tai Ji Quan, Moving for Better Balance: Monday and Thursday afternoons
  • Starts in April, YOGA with Dixi, Tuesdays at 12:30PM
  • Care for the Caregiver: 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.
  • The December meeting is the Annual Yankee Swap.
  • This pot luck starts at 6 so home pickups will begin about 4:30. bring a dish to share, and a Yankee Swap item (wrapped).

Chutters’s Candy Store, Littleton:

  • Wednesday March 14th.
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Price: $15 lunch on own in Littleton.

Portland Flower Show:

  • Friday March 23rd
  • Price: $36
  • Board Bus at 9:30 AM
  • Bring a brown lunch bag or buy from vendors

Celtic Women:

  • Wednesday, April 4th.
  • Dinner on own at Sebago Brewery.
  • Board bus 3PM
  • Price: $70

Mamma Mia:

  • Matinee, Sat, April 28th.
  • Price: $70,
  • Board Bus at 10:30 AM

Maine Maritime Museum, WWI display:

  • Thursday May 3rd
  • Price: $40 lunch on own at Beale Street BBQ
  • 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Lupine, Polly’s Pancakes, Harmon’s Cheese Shop, Sugar Hill Sampler:

  • Date: Wednesday June 13th & Friday June 22nd
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Price: $18

Dirty Dancing:

  • Date: Tuesday June 19th
  • Board Bus at 3:00 PM
  • Price: $75
  • Dinner on own at the Sebago Brewery

Hansel & Gretel, the Ballet:

  • Friday August 10th.
  • Board Bus at 2:30 PM
  • Price: $44
  • Dinner on own at the Foreside Tavern

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

Bus Tour – Ark Encounter:

  • June 3-9, 2018, 10 meals, $ 750 ppdo
  • Includes: Bus, Insurance, Hotels, Admissions
  • Ark Encounter (Life size replica of Noah’s Ark)
  • Creation Museum
  • Newport Aquarium
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens
  • Wheeling Artisan Center
  • And time with Gibson Friends…
  • Deposit due

Gibson Globetrotters – Pacific Northwest & California:

  • June 18- 25, 2018 Highlights: Seattle, Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, Portland, Columbia River Gorge, Newport, Bandon State Natural Area, Redwood National Park, Eureka, Avenue of the Giants, San Francisco, Choice of San Francisco Bay Cruise or City Tour of San Francisco
  • 8 days, 10 Meals
  • $3599 ppdo Five Hotels Deposit due

UK by Rail:

  • September 1-10 2018 Highlights: Edinburgh, Scottish Evening, Edinburgh Castle, St. Andrews, York, London, Traditional English Pub Dinner, Tour by train, rather then bus!…and MORE!
  • Passport needed
  • 10 Days, 12 Meals
  • $4299 ppdo 3 hotels Deposit due

Spotlight on Southern Charm Holiday:

  • November 25- 30, 2018 Highlights: Historic Charleston, Choice of Boone Hall Plantation or Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, James Island County Park Holiday Display, Jekyll Island, Christmas Caroling, Savannah, Andrew Low House…
  • 6 days,8 Meals
  • $2799 ppdo Three Hotels Deposit due May 16, 2018

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
  • Gibson Center presentation, Wednesday, June 20th at 12:30PM

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

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