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. 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* Spring Session March 27 – June 1 Only $60
  • Tai Ji Quan, Moving for Better Balance: Monday and Thursday afternoons
  • Starts in May, 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.

Ski Museum:

  • Wednesday April 9th.
  • After lunch
  • Price: $Free

Mamma Mia:

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

Maine Maritime Museum, WWI display:

  • Wednesday May 2nd
  • 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Price: $40 lunch on own at Beale Street BBQ
  • $40 covers transportation and admission
  • Docent -led tour, and free time to explore exhibits and the special WWI display

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: $15
  • Travel across the Kancamagus Highway, up through Franconia Notch to spend the day in Sugar Hill.
  • We will lunch at Polly’s Pancakes, then visit Harmon’s Cheese Shop, the Sugar Hill Sampler, and tour the fields of Lupin.

Dirty Dancing:

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

 Songo River Queen:

  • Wednesday July 11th
  • Price: $27
  • Board Bus at 11:30 AM after lunch at Gibson Center
  • $27 covers transportation and the boat ride, bring money for the frozen custard
  • The SONGO RIVER QUEEN II is a privately built replica of the famed Mississippi River Paddle Wheelers. The QUEEN is 93 feet long, 23 feet wide, and tips the scales at over 100 tons, enabling it to offer an exceptionally smooth ride for even the most timid of passengers. Built in 1982, the QUEEN is meticulously cleaned and maintained to the highest of standards. She is rated for up to 350 passengers and is handicapped accessible. The QUEEN has two decks including an open upper deck with an attractive red striped canopy for protection from the sun and rain, as well as a fully enclosed lower deck, and there are restrooms on board.
  • After the boat ride we will visit a real frozen custard stand. Naples Maine is know for beautiful murals

Gundalow & Wentworth Coolidge Historic Site:

  • Wednesday, July 25th.
  • Price: $47
  • Board bus 8:00 AM
  • Ride the tide on the Gundalow, a boat that did most of the trucking before railroad and trucks.
  • Afterwards visit the Wentworth Coolidge house, which has beautiful gardens

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

Sophie C Mailboat:

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

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

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
  • http://www.grouptrips.com/gibsoncenter/1391569

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
  • https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/819594

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
  • https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/819550

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
  • https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/869209

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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