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.ON HOLD UNTIL SPRING
  • 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 ON HOLD UNTIL SUMMER
  • Peer Support Caregivers Group: Thursdays 12:30-2:30 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.

Join us for a series of 3 winter hikes.
There will be a bus, after lunch on three Tuesdays in March
Tuesday the 10th, Pondicherry Park, in Bridgton
Tuesday the 24th, Fryeburg Recreation trail
Tuesday the 31st, Believe in Books 100 Acre Woods (trail use fee)
You will need to dress for the weather, bring snowshoes, or micro spikes, and poles.
These trails are all used on a daily basis, so should be well packed, but if we have had a recent snow or warm weather, the snow shoes might be helpful.

Call 356-3231 to sign up for these hikes
There will be a donation envelope on the bus

The Spirit of Johnny Cash:

  • Friday, March 13, 2020
  • 3:30-11:30PM
  • $46
  • Dinner on your own at Granite Steak & Grille

Russian Ballet; Sleeping Beauty:

  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • 3-11:30PM
  • $62
  • Dinner on your own at Sebago Brewery

Sight & Sound Theater, presents the movie of the play Jesus:

  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020
  • 3-10:30PM
  • $36
  • Dinner on your own at Granite Steak & Grille
  • Just in time for Passion Week
  • here is a link to the movie trailer

Woodman Museum & Fat Dog Kitchen:

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
  • 9:30AM-5:30PM
  • $26
  • The Woodman offers Art, History, and Science
  • Lunch on your own at Fat Dog Kitchen

Chicago, the musical:

  • Thursday, May 14, 2020
  • 3:30PM-midnight
  • $90
  • Dinner on your own at the Sebago Brewery

Lupine, Polly’s, Harmon’s Cheese Shop:

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020  or Tuesday, June 16, 2020
  • 9:30AM-5:30PM
  • $20
  • Lunch on your own at Polly’s Pancake House
  • bring money for souvenirs, lunch, and ice cream

POP’s Concert: the music of John Williams

  • Sunday, June 14, 2020
  • 11:30AM-8PM
  • $60
  •  John Williams wrote the musical score for many of the movies we love: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars, Jaws, Harry Potter, to name a few. Hearing the music live, with full orchestration will be amazing!
  • We will leave straight for the concert, bring a brown bag lunch to eat on the bus. We will go out for dinner afterwards
  • Call to sign up 356-3231, tickets and transportation are $60
  • Dinner on your own at the Sebago Brewery

PMA: The Myth Makers; art of Winslow Homer and Fredric Remington

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020
  • 10AM-5PM
  • $35
  • Lunch on your own
    • bring a brown bag to eat on the bus
    • or plan to visit the museum cafe` or a local restaurant
  • Call 356-3231 to sign up, you will be on the list when you are paid

Shaken Not Stirred: a tribute to the 007 movie theme songs

  • Friday, July 17, 2020
  • 4-11PM
  • $47
  • Dinner on your own
  • Call 356-3231 to sign up, you will be on the list when you are paid

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

Lancaster Show Trip:

  • October 26-30, 2020
  • Sight & Sound Theater: Queen Esther; Tour of Gettysburg, Amish Experience, Kitchen Kettle Village
  •  5 Days, 4 night; $595 includes insurance, hotel, 8 meals, bus, admission, tours.
  • Lancaster 2020

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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