7 Summer Activities for Seniors in Melbourne, FL

//7 Summer Activities for Seniors in Melbourne, FL

7 Summer Activities for Seniors in Melbourne, FL

Melbourne, FL is full of fun summer activities for seniors, which is great because the more activities you partake in the younger you tend to feel. Socially active seniors who stay busy experience the following benefits:

  • Improved cognitive function
  • Delayed development of dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other diseases
  • Increased emotional health and greater feelings of wellbeing
  • Better physical health
  • Improvements in diet—we tend to eat better when we eat with others
  • Longer lifespan
  • Improved sleep quality/easier to fall asleep

7 Fun Things for Seniors to Do in Melbourne, FL This Summer

Beat boredom this summer with the following fun activities for seniors and their families.

1. BJ Thomas concert at the King Center

Date: August 25, 2018

Time: 8 pm

Location: King Center for the Performing Arts

Relive the classic pop tunes of BJ Thomas, like the 1967 hit “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry.” There’s nothing like the chance to see one of the Billboard’s Top 50 most played artists over the last 50 years. Most seats at this performing arts center are good, so you can’t go wrong when picking your seats at this intimate theater.

Ticket sales start on Friday, June 15 at noon. Get more information & order tickets @ http://www.kingcenter.com/schedule-of-events/5236-bj-thomas 

2. TOTO40 Trips Around the Sun concert tour at the King Center

Date: October 27, 2018

Time: 8 pm

Location: King Center for the Performing Arts

Yet another classic musical act, TOTO has been together for over 40 years. In this time, they have produced some of the biggest hits in pop music history. They are credited for working on many albums outside of their own, such as Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Their 40 Trips Around the Sun concert tour is their longest running tour in years.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 15 at noon (tickets start at $48.50 + fees). Get more information @ http://www.kingcenter.com/schedule-of-events/5238-toto-40-trips-around-the-sun

3. Creative Writing Class

Date: June 30, 2018

Time: 10 am

Location: Buena Vida Estates (2129 West New Haven Avenue)

Start your Saturday morning off right by exploring your inner creativity with an engaging writing class. The class is held at Buena Vida Estates and taught by a creative writing instructor affiliated with Florida Tech University.

Get more information: http://www.oneseniorplace.com/event/creative-writing-class-buena-vida/?instance_id=180814

4. Bingo presented by Courtenay Springs Village

Date: July 10, 2018

Time: 1:30 pm

Location: One Senior Place 8085 Spyglass Hill Road

Enjoy a FREE game of Bingo hosted by Courtenay Springs Village at One Senior Place. Prizes will be awarded to the lucky winners. There will be refreshments provided. Call 1-321-452-1233 (X2806) to reserve your spot.

Get more information: http://www.oneseniorplace.com/event/bingo-presented-courtenay-springs-village/?instance_id=197028

5. Spend some time at Paradise Beach and Park

Location: 113 Paradise Blvd

This beautiful beach is home to plenty of white sand to relax in. Invite the kids and grandkids to come along. Bring a comfy chair and an umbrella for shade. You could pack snacks, or indulge in delicious treats served up by the food trucks that line up near the blue ocean shore. 

6. Grief Support Group

Date: July 19, 2018

Time: 10 am

Location: One Senior Place 8085 Spyglass Hill Road

A grief support group might not sound like the most exciting way to spend your summer, but if you’re dealing with loss it can be an incredibly uplifting and healing experience. Healing after losing a loved one is challenging and a support group can offer the necessary aid to begin the healing process. Relate with others, make new friends, and widen your support group.

Get more information: http://www.oneseniorplace.com/event/path-forward-grief-support-group/?instance_id=195829

7. Visit the Liberty Bell Memorial Museum

Location: 1601 Oak Street

“Honor America and Respect the Flag,” that’s the slogan for the Liberty Bell Memorial Museum. Packed with history and patriotic facts, this museum is dedicated to preserving America’s heritage, history, and constitutional form of government. Special upcoming events at the museum include:

  • Flag Day Ceremony
  • Patriot Awards Dinner
  • Independence Day parade
  • Veterans Day Parade
  • Military Band Concerts

Get more information: http://honoramerica.org

Need a Ride?

Stellar Transportation offers non-emergency medical transportation to seniors of all ages and mobility levels. Contact us today to get a free quote for local or long distance transportation. 

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