Arts & Entertainment at 55 Kip Center

Arts and Entertainment

Creativity comes in all shapes and sizes at Kip Center! Whether you want to take an art class and try multiple media, song your heart out or write short stories, Haiku or poems, we have something for you! This is an amazing chance to enhance your skills or learn a new one!

Calling crafters! Quilting, knitting, crocheting, and crafts are just some of the ways members relax and enjoy the time together.

Do you love books? Devour fiction or non-fiction stories? We have a book group that meets monthly.

Card game enthusiast? Our line-up is vast and there are many opportunities to learn how to play a new game or hone your skills on a game you already know and love to play.

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Our Kip Choir group is our newest addition to our outstanding program line-up. The Choir has been growing by leaps and bounds. Led by professional choir director, Joanne Prussak, the group meets Tuesdays 2:30 - 4:00pm. All are welcome, bring your best singing voice and make a joyful noise!

Our art instructors introduce various media in a step-by-step series of art classes. A variety of arts and craft classes are offered in all of our class sessions. Days and times may vary.

Love to write poems, stories or your autobiography? Bring your ideas and share them with the class. Thursdays 9:00 am

Our book group meets the Last Friday of the month at 1:30 pm. Books are chosen by the group.

Bring your own supplies and take some time to chat with friends old and new. Tuesdays & Thursdays at 1:00 pm and Saturdays at 9:30 am.

Mahjong, Pokeno, Canasta and other card and board games are an integral part of Kip Center’s weekly schedule. Keep your brain active and challenged with one or more of these fun games.

  • Pokeno - Tuesdays & Thursdays at 1:00 pm
  • Board games - Wednesdays at 10:00 am
  • Mahjong -Wednesdays at 10:00 am

Throughout the year, we host numerous speakers with expertise in their respective fields. A wide range of topics are covered, including personal safety, finances, fraud, driver safety, changing needs and other subjects relevant to member interest.

Saturday afternoons showcase our theme parties and feature superb entertainment for Kip Center members.

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Technology

We have a state-of-the-art computer lab, complete with internet connection. Our computer lab is a great place to check your emails, stay connected to friends and family, look up ideas for recipes, upcoming trips, and so much more. All members have access.

55 Kip Center's iPad Lending library is one of our newly added programs. The iPad Lending Library offers ready to use iPads for Kip Center members and will provide introductory iPad classes and tech support to help you easily navigate the device. Throughout the year, there will be variety of classes for you to choose from including Zoom, Smartphones, FaceBook, Google Maps, and Amazon Shopping tutorials, as well as navigating through Google Drive, exploring Pinterest and other informative sites.