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Communications February 25, 2019
Big Stone Lodge’s March Calendar
Big Stone Lodge’s free intergenerational programs are part of Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle’s educational and recreational commitment to Harris County residents. Big Stone Lodge is located in Dennis Johnston Park at 709 Riley Fuzzel Road, Spring, TX, 77373. Center hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information regarding classes or other Center programs, please call 281-350-1029 or visit www.hcp4.net/communitycenters/bsl.
Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in any program should contact Big Stone Lodge. An adult must accompany children under the age of 18. Child care is not provided at any Precinct 4 facility, and children are not allowed in classes in which they are not eligible to participate.
David Adickes Foundation and Museum and H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum of Texas
Saturday, March 9, at 8:15 a.m.
Trip sign up is on a first come, first served basis at Big Stone Lodge. The cost is $8 per person. Lunch is on your own at Farmhouse Café. Transportation is provided for individuals 50 and better through Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program. A Harris County Precinct 4 bus will pick up and drop off participants at Spring Baptist Church, 633 E. Louetta Road in Spring.
Cart Ride Along the Trails
Friday, March 1, at 9 a.m.
Join Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks (TAP) staff for a cart ride along the paved Spring Creek Greenway Trail. The ride will begin and end at Big Stone Lodge. For more information or to register, call Big Stone Lodge at 281-350-1029.
The Road to Independence
Wednesday, March 1, at 1 p.m.
Join Monte Parks with Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks to learn about the political and military actions that led to Texas independence. The discussion covers the 1820s and the late 1830s, from the time Stephen F. Austin began his colony to the Battle of San Jacinto and its immediate aftermath. For more information or to register, call Big Stone Lodge at 281-350-1029.
Pontoon Boat Ride
Friday, March 8, at 9 a.m.
Take a tranquil and scenic ride in nature along Spring Creek. Learn about the local area and its natural history and wildlife. The first group tour begins at 9 a.m. at Big Stone Lodge in Dennis Johnston Park. Space is limited. For more information or to register, call Big Stone Lodge at 281-350-1029.
Popcorn and a Movie
Wednesday, March 13, at 1 p.m.
Need an afternoon break? Visit Big Stone Lodge to enjoy a free showing of Nim’s Island along with popcorn and a drink!
Friday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m.
Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program invites all adults 50 years of age and better to the Yippee-Ki-Yay Luncheon. A catered lunch of chicken fried chicken, scalloped potatoes, corn, rolls, dessert, unlimited iced tea, and coffee will be served by Ben’s Chuck Wagon.
An $8 per person suggested donation is payable in advance during registration. Tickets are available at Big Stone Lodge Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, March 13.
Ongoing Programs & Activities
Monday through Thursday at 8 a.m.
Start or end your day with a 2 ½-mile walk to music in the comfort of the Center.
Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:50 a.m.
This gentle exercise is designed to assist those who suffer from discomfort associated with arthritis, joint aches, and stiffness. Participants build strength while remaining safely seated.
Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.
A certified instructor teaches a combination of stretching and toning exercises.
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Learn how to build symmetry and coordination in the body. Loose-fitting exercise clothing and a thick yoga mat are required for maximum comfort.
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
A volunteer instructor leads this class that combines a variety of music with a fun and effective workout system.
Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
This dance class gives a safe and effective aerobic body workout. A variety of dance styles and music including country, pop, hip hop, salsa, tango, and merengue make this a fun way to exercise.
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m.
This slow and gentle exercise is designed to assist those who suffer from discomfort associated with arthritis, joint aches, and stiffness. Participants improve flexibility, circulation, and balance.
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
A certified instructor teaches yoga methods to achieve physical and mental harmony as well as emotional and spiritual peace. A non-skid yoga mat is required.
Line Dancing I
Tuesdays from 10:40 a.m. to noon
In this introductory class, participants will gain the skills necessary to dance to any line-dancing song.
Cards and Dominoes
Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
Come alone or with a partner to play a variety of card games or dominoes.
Line Dancing II
Thursdays from 10:40 a.m. to noon
This volunteer-led class features popular dances seen on television and in local dance clubs. Participants should wear rubber-soled shoes.
Thursdays at 12:15 p.m.
This exciting and easy-to-learn activity is like traditional volleyball, but allows participants to remain seated.