Adult Activities

Adult Activities

The Activities for Adults Department provides recreational activities for patrons other than exercise. They range from Whale Watching trips to performances by Cirque du Soleil, from Great Decisions study groups to needleworkers to sporting events, foreign language conversation to sketching groups.

Art Group

All Locations
12/2/22 - 12/31/23
VIEW

The Art group meets in the NCRD Gallery on Wednesdays from 9:00am -noon.  Artists work on their own projects.  Friendly criticism is available.  Occasionally we have a teaching DVD on topics such as drawing animals, outdoor journaling, or perspective.  The natural light in the Gallery is a wonderful place to work.  Space is limited.  Oils are not recommended, but most any other medium is. Artists welcome.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Fitness StudentProgram ParticipantMember In DistrictMember Out of District
11/8/22 12/31/23 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/02/22 - 12/31/23
We - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Register  

Book Club

All Locations
11/8/22 - 12/31/23
VIEW

The Book club meets on the fourth Friday of the month in the Fireside room.  Books are chosen by the group and discussed from 1:30 to 3;00 pm, both in person and on zoom.  The meeting for the holiday season is Friday,  Dec. 2.  The book for the Nov/Dec meeting is The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Fitness StudentProgram ParticipantMember In DistrictMember Out of District
11/8/22 12/31/23 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/08/22 - 12/31/23
Register  

Fiber Arts Group

All Locations
11/21/22 - 12/31/23
VIEW

The Fiber Arts Group meets on Mondays from 1:30-3:00 pm.  This group includes quilters, knitters, embroiderers, weavers, spinners, needle pointers, crocheters, macramers, and paper artists. Bring your own project to work on in a friendly, cooperative atmosphere.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Fitness StudentProgram ParticipantMember In DistrictMember Out of District
11/8/22 12/31/23 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/21/22 - 12/31/23
Mo - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Register  

Great Decisions

All Locations
1/2/23 - 3/31/23
VIEW

This is a national program of the Foreign Policy Association which for the past 100 years has provided Americans with “scrupulously objective, non-partisan information about world affairs.” The season runs from January through March with 8 topics presented in book form. Additional information is provided via DVD. Tuesday afternoon from 1:30 till 3:30 in the Fireside Room.  Also on Zoom. There is a fee for the book.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Fitness StudentProgram ParticipantMember In DistrictMember Out of District
11/8/22 1/31/23 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 35.00$ 35.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/02/23 - 03/31/23
Registration
Closed

Great Discussions

All Locations
11/8/22 - 12/31/23
VIEW

A 30-minute DVD lecture on a college level subject from the Great Courses and then we discuss what we have seen.  Time permitting, we will watch the second DVD.  Great Discussions has covered topics from Astrophysics to the Ancient History of North America, from Economics to the History of the Broadway musical.  If you like to learn and like lively discussions come to join us.

This class takes place in the Fireside Room. Tuesdays from 1:30-3:30 pm.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Fitness StudentProgram ParticipantMember In DistrictMember Out of District
7/10/22 8/11/23 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/08/22 - 12/31/23
Register  

Scone Friday

All Locations
11/11/22 - 12/31/23
VIEW

Scone Friday has been a tradition at NCRD since 2008.  It is the first Friday of the month.  The public is invited to come and try a  homemade scone, get a cup of coffee, and chat.  The topics can be interesting and things happen  Our ART group was created from a Scone Friday conversation.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Fitness StudentProgram ParticipantMember In DistrictMember Out of District
11/8/22 12/31/23 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/11/22 - 12/31/23
Register