Want to see what trips are coming up? Sign-ups for trips are available during the potluck. Bring a dish to share!
Date: December 12
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fife Lunch Club
Nutritionally balanced meals are served. Meal reservations are appreciated one week in advance. You can call (253) 922-8368 or (253) 474-1200. Provided by Catholic Community Services. Easter Meal TBA
Dates: Mon, Wed, Fri
Cost: $3 for 60 & Over (Suggested Donation) $5.75 for 59 & U
Tai Chi (Free!)
Wake up your body & mind with morning Tai Chi.
Dates: M/W/F (No Tai Chi 1/1, 1/20, and 2/17)
Time: 9-10 a.m.
Cards are .35 each - limit 6 cards. Come in early for lunch. The Monday before each holiday we will have a special Bingo game to celebrate the upcoming Holiday; you can win a holiday prize. Come out for a fun and laughter throughout the game.
Dates: Mon (No Bingo 1/20 & 2/17)
Time: 12:30 p.m. -2 p.m.
Dominos, Cribbage, & Board Games
Come play the fun and addictive domino game called Mexican Train. We also offer scrabble, Blokus, and some new games. New to the game? Someone will teach you!
Days: Wednesdays (No Games on 12/25)
Time: 12:45 p.m.
Crafter & Artist Club (Free!)
Do you need more room to make your crafts? Do you want to learn about drawing, painting, knitting, and scrapbooking? Come visit and show us your hobby or we are happy to teach you one. Please provide your own supplies. *Bring some snacks or a lunch*.
Times: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon playing bridge. We welcome all bridge players; new and experienced, ready to have fun and play the game.
Time: 1 p.m.
Our devoted pinochle group plays every Friday. Refreshments are provided.
Time: 12:45 p.m. (sharp) - 3 p.m.
Cost: $1 NOTE: Tournaments are held the third Friday of each month. ($3 Entry Fee)
Interested in painting? Want to learn more about the amazing art? Join our group and ask questions, reflect and learn. If you have any questions Kim Docter and others will be glad to answer, suggest or help with your techniques. Please provide your own supplies. *Don't forget to bring some snacks or a lunch*
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bunco is a fun game that provides opportunity to socialize while playing. Strictly speaking, Bunco is a game of dice, played in rounds. Players take turns rolling the dice trying to accumulate as many points as possible to win each round. The fame is played at table of four in completing teams of two. Players score points by rolling three dice trying to match the number they're supposed to roll for that round. Join the crew!
Days: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Services provided by Catholic Community Services Long Term Care System. Call to schedule an appointment (253) 579-6000. Cost on sliding scale.
Dates: 12/9, 2/10, 4/7
Meet at Fife Community Center for trips.
Annual Holiday Christmas Light Tour
Pierce County Parks and Recreation is pleased to present the 18th Annual "Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park," which is the largest holiday drive-through display around. It features over 300 displays and thousands of sparkling lights. The beautiful two-mile drive along Spanaway Lake has become a memorable lakeside tradition for the entire Fife Family. We will enjoy a great meal prior to the drive at Gateway Cottage and a little Holiday Treat for dessert on the ride. Dinner will be on your own.
Deadline: Wednesday December 4
Date: Thursday, December 12
Times: 4:45 - 8 p.m.
Who was he? Where is he? What happened to the money? These are all unanswered questions in the open investigation of the D.B. Cooper hijacking of Northwest Orient Airlines 305 in 1971. This exhibit takes you back to that time to look at how airline travel of the 1970s differed from that of today, and to focus on the issue of changes in airline security through the decades. You will feel as if you're in an airport as you tour through the timeline of events and see artifacts, such as the remaining parachute from Cooper's flight. See period advertisements, uniforms worn by flight crews, and a cutaway of a Boeing 727. Lunch on your own at the Old Spaghetti Factory. Registration Deadline: 12/27
Date: Thursday, January 2
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Snoqualmie Falls & Boehm's Chocolate Factory Tour
Sweets, sweets, and more sweets! Just in time for Valentine's Day. During a guided tour of Boehm's Chocolate Factory, you will learn how the chocolate is made, watch the candy artist's as they perform their art, and sample many treats as they are freshly made. We will then step back in time as we enjoy lunch at Snoqualmie Falls Candy Factory, while watching a live demonstration of a chocolatier creating masterpieces. After enjoying the sweets, we will enjoy a breathtaking view at Snoqualmie Falls. Lunch on your own at the Snoqualmie Falls Candy Shop. Registration Deadline: 1/17
Date: Thursday, January 23
Time: 9:15 a.m. -3:30 p.m.
Gig Harbor Exploration
Explore the secrets of Gig Harbor. The morning we will start in downtown Gig Harbor at the Java & Clay coffee Shop to have a coffee while discovering this maritime town. After the morning exploration we will head to the UpTown Shopping Center that is full of unique shops, delicious lunch options and yummy treats. Lunch is on your own. Registration Deadline: 2/21
Date: Thursday, February, 27
Time: 9:30 a.m. -4 p.m.
This show is guaranteed to dazzle all who attend. Teatro ZinZanni combines improv comedy, vaudeville revue, music, dance, cirque and sensuality into a dizzying and colorful new form that is never quite the same from evening to evening. Teatro ZinZanni's main event is part circus, part dinner theatre, and always magical. It is a two and a half hour whirlwind of international cirque, comedy and cabaret artists all served up with a delicious four-course feast. This Seattle attraction is famous for its fast-paced action of the show unfolding above, around and even alongside you as you dine on a gourmet meal. Lunch is included in price. Registration Deadline: 2/3
Date: Sunday, March 2
Time: 9:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Space Needle & Chihuly Garden & Glass
We will explore one of Seattle's tallest and newest landmarks, the Space Needle. In just forty-one seconds you will get the opportunity to have a 360 degree view to see Mt. Rainier, the sparkling waters of the Puget Sound, the Cascades and the majestic Olympics. Explore the world of Chihuly Garden and Glass through this inspiring and influential career of artist Dale Chihuly. The Garden and Glass tour will explore the Exhibition Hall, the centerpiece glasshouse and a look at the lush's garden. In the exhibit hall there are eight different galleries that have pieces suspended from the ceiling that are over 100-feet-long. Price includes tickets to both landmarks and transportation. Lunch is on your own. Registration Deadline: 2/24
Date: Tuesday, March 11
Time: 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.
I Love Lucy
I Love Lucy, live on stage, is the brand-new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history! It's 1952 and you are a member of the Desilu Playhouse studio audience awaiting the filming of two hilarious and oh-so-familiar I LOVE LUCY® episodes. A charming host entertains and enlightens you to the behind-the-scenes filming process of this brand new thing called "television," the Crystaltone Singers perform advertising jingles in perfect 50s style harmony and the sidesplitting antics of America's favorite foursome – Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel – are presented live on stage and in color for the very first time! *Front Row Seating* We will be having lunch nearby prior to the show. Lunch on your own. Registration Deadline: 3/19
Day: Sunday, April 13
Time: 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tulip time has arrived! The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is one of the destination events of the Northwest. Each year hundreds of thousands of people visit over 300 acres of brightly colored tulips that have been growing in Skagit Valley for 28 years. This festival has many opportunities for photographers to capture the beauty and painter's to landscape a blank canvas. Lunch will follow with a Kiwanis Salmon BBQ at Hillcrest Park. Lunch on your own. Registration Deadline: 4/11
Day: Thursday, April 15
Time: 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Time to get your garden ready! Start planning your garden or planter boxes now. We are going to visit three nurseries to give you ideas and purchasing power. It is never too early to think about the beautiful colors that will beautify your yard. We will visit Portland Avenue Nursery, Windmill Nursery, and Watson's Nursery. At the Windmill Nursery they have a Pond Store, a Boutique and Salon, and a loose leaf tea shop, where you can learn about different teas. Lunch will be on your own at the Windmill Bistro in Sumner. Registration Deadline: 4/23
Day: Tuesday, April 29
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For more details or to sign up for the following trips, please call the Fife Community Center 253-922-0900.
Mariner's Spring Training
Your exclusive, escorted Spring Training Experience includes:
Roundtrip air from Seattle to Phoenix on Alaska Airlines
7 nights at the Windmill Inn in Sun City West
Buffet breakfast provided each morning
Five game tickets with great seats
Transportation between airport, hotel, games and group events
Souvenir baseball cap
Special event and a pizza party around the pool
Travel, trip and cancellation insurance
This is a Washington State Association of Senior Center hosted trip.
Dates: March 12-19, 2014
Cost: $1,489 (double occupancy)
New York City
This 5-day, whirl-wind tour of New York City includes two Broadway shows, Greenwich Village, Wall Street, Ground Zero, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Statue of Liberty and more! Stay at the posh Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Manhattan and enjoy all that "the City that never sleeps" has to offer. Trip includes 5 meals (3 breakfasts, 2 dinners), flight, hotel transfers and guide.
Dates: May 29-June 2, 2014
Cost: $2,699 (double occupancy)
Autumn in New England
The beautiful fall colors of New England are well known around the country. This 7-days trip includes visits to Boston, Salem, House of Seven Gables, Normal Rockwell Museum, Southern Vermont, Bennington, Vermont farm and country store and apple orchard, Wolfeboro Portland Head Light, Kennebunkport, and more. You'll get 9 meals (6 breakfasts, 3 dinners—one of which is lobster!); flight, hotel transfers and guide.
Dates: October 1-7, 2014
Cost: $2,479 (double occupancy)
Book Now Rate $2,379 through 4/1
Take a never-before-seen-tour of Cuba, as we are guided through Trinidad, Cienfuegos, Havana, the Cuban Fine Arts Museum, Casa Fuster, and more! See pottery demonstrations and cigar making, while you eat, drink, and breathe Cuba on this 9 days tour of this newly "opened" country. This 9-day trip includes 19 meals (8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners), flight, hotel transfers and guide.
Dates: October 19-27, 2014
Cost: $4,649 (double occupancy)
Book Now Rate $4,549 through 4/19
Explore America's Capital this spring and see the beautiful cherry blossoms all over the city, as you tour the U.S. Capital Building, World War II Memorial, White House Visitor Center, Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, Smithsonian Institution, Baltimore, Annapolis Washington National Cathedral, Ford's Theatre, and more. This 7-day trip includes 9 meals (6 breakfasts, 3 dinners), flight, hotel transfers and guide.
Dates: April 1-7, 2015
Cost: $2,479 (double occupancy)
Book Now Rate $2,379 through 10/14
Failure to withdraw 5 days prior to the advertised program start date will result in the loss of 100% of program registration costs. Withdrawal 5 or more days prior to the advertised program start date will result in a full refund, minus a $5.00 service fee. No refunds will be given for missed days.