THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES ARE REPEATED WEEK AFTER WEEK.
For activities that change on a monthly basis please click on Latest News and you will see the current and next months Newsletters with a host of new activities that change monthly.
Also click on Special Annoucements to see if there are featured events.
The EOCA Enrichment Center offers FREE WiFi. Bring your own laptop or other device.
Café Bar and Tables
We offer self-serve coffee, various teas, & cocoa. Free and available all day.
There is no fee to use the microwave, and you may bring your own lunch to eat in the café area.
HEALTHY BONES & BALANCE CLASS: TWO CLASSES Meets on Mondays 9:45-10:50 a.m., and 11:00-12;00 am. Instructor: Glafyra Ennis-Yentsch-- "Gliffy"Donation: $3.00. Classes assist with improving balance, strength and endurance. Seated and Standing exercise.
MAHJONG: Meets every Monday at 1:00 p.m. All levels welcome. Call for information 527-6151.
BINGO: Bingo is held on Tuesdays from 12:45 to 3 p.m. Seating begins at 12:00 p.m. Minimum: $1.00/strip (3 cards). Maximum 6 strips = $6.00 (18 cards). Please arrive by 12:15 p.m. to purchase your cards in advance. Usage fee: $.50/person per week.
CRIBBAGE: Now offering cribbage on Tuesdays at 1:00pm downstairs meeting room. Open group boards provided. No fee.
ZUMBA GOLD CLASSES: Zumba Gold Classes are held on Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. Zumba Gold is based on the same dance moves used in the original Zumba class. The Gold class, however, is less intense, with dance routines for beginners and older adults who may have limited capabilities. The class consists of a series of easy-to-follow dance moves. Have fun, burn fat, lose weight, low impact and great music!! Cost: $5 per class. Walk ins welcome.
BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS: The cost is $5.00 pp. Beginers Classes will be held on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Advanced Classes will be held on Thursdays at 6 p.m. The instructors are: Stephen Bailey and Roxanne Labato-Bailey.
KNITTING GROUP: Wednesdays from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Do you knit, crochet, and more? This an open social group that shares ideas and patterns and can help with knotty problems! This is not a class that offers beginner knitting lessons, but, it you have a project you are working on they are happy to help. Please call 527-6151 if you have any questions.
GENEALOGY GROUP: Meets fourth Wednesday each month @ 2pm.Open group, no fee.
MEN'S GROUP: Meets Second & Fourth Thursdays each month @ 12:30. What's On your Mind? Come down, enjoy the fireplace and cushy chairs, have a cup of coffee and discuss, solve world problems in an hour. Open to Men 55+ all communities.
SUNDER SEWING:- With SUDHA PATEL- Thursdays from 10- 12 ONLY. Sunder means "Beautiful" in Gujarati. A tailoring and minor alteration service. Please do not ask to drop off or pick up orders at the front desk, We can not accept them. Pricing for small items such as pants hemming, etc. starts at $10.00 fees for materials and larger projects apply. Tailoring items for and pick ups/ drop offs are through Suda only. NEW at Sunder Sewing. Sewing Lessons with Sudha are available by appointment. Cost is $20.00 for 2 hours instruction.
QUILTING: A friendly group of quilters meet at the Enrichment Center every Friday from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to work on their own quilting projects. You must supply your own equipment and materials. No Fee. Call 527-6151 for further information.
TAI CHI with LEN BURLINGAME on Firday mornings 9-10 am . Len has 27 years experience and a great method. Cost is $5.00 per class payable in advance for the month.
FRIENDS OF THE COA Fundraising group- Meets second friday of each month 10:00 am (unless otherwise posted). This is an open, friendly, volunteer group that raises funds to help supplement and support programming at the Council on Aging.
FITNESS CENTER: The Fitness Center is open to Easthampton, Southampton & Westhampton residents 55+. We have commercial grade treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, recumbent cycle, NuStep and SciFit Cross Trainers, Windjammer, Waterrower and Cardio Strider. The annual membership fee is $75.00/year for Easthampton residents and $115.00 for out-of-town residents (Northampton is not included), Must be st least 55+ years of age. Registration and medical clearance forms are available at the Enrichment Center, or you can download on this website. Medical and regisration forms must be completed and orientation appointment must be completed before you can use the equipment. Call 527-6151 to make your 30 minute orientation appointment after your forms are in. Come get healthy at a great pricepoint!