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Harris Center

425 Perry St

  1. Email: [email protected]
  2. Phone: (334) 501-2930
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

Sarah Cook

Community Programs Coordinator

  1. Phone: (334) 501-2948
  2. Email: [email protected]

GET OUT AND GO! LOCAL ADVENTURE CLUB

Join us each month as we venture out to take advantage of the local sights and activities! Participants must provide their own transportation to each location. Look for directions and more details in the Senior Connection newsletter each month. Cost varies by activity. Please register in advance. Payable to the AAB. *COVID-19 Note: These events will be limited to 10 participants or less, participants are required to wear a mask indoors & maintain a 6ft distance from each other.

February 18th • AR Workshop DIY class - $15 • Friday • 2 - 3:30 p.m.

March 24th • Blade and Barrel - $15 • Thursday • 2 - 3 p.m.

April 27th • Town Creek Inclusive Playground - FREE • Wednesday • 11 a.m. - Noon

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334)501-2948 • [email protected]

JANUARY 28TH: MYSTERY TRIP

Who is in for an adventure? Where will we go? Sign up for our first mystery trip for a surprise! More details provided the week of the trip. You will not find out the exact location until you get on the bus. Please bring extra money for a meal. $5. Payable to AAB

Friday • January 28th • TBA • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • [email protected]

FEBRUARY 9TH NEGRO SOUTHERN LEAGUE MUSEUM TOUR, BIRMINGHAM, AL

The Negro Southern League was created in 1920 by a group of African American businessmen and baseball enthusiasts. From 1920 until its demise in 1951, the Negro Southern League served as a feeder route for many great black players to go on to the Negro American League and Negro National League. The mission of the Negro Southern League Museum is to present the history of African-American baseball in an unsurpassed manner by maintaining a world-class facility that recognized the League’s impact on Birmingham, Alabama and the world of professional baseball. This understanding, along with the acknowledgment of the players’ ability to inspire people of all races and transcend barriers, establishes a for the Museum to evoke a broad-sense of community and create unparalleled cultural and educational experiences that acknowledge the past, embrace the present, and frame the future. Please bring extra money for lunch after the tour. $15. Payable to AAB.

Wednesday • February 9th • 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • [email protected]

MARCH 8TH: HILLS & DALES ESTATE, LAGRANGE, GA

Completed in 1916, the 13,000 square foot home was designed to flow gracefully into its gardens—a series of dwarf boxwood parterres planted by Sarah Ferrell, which have adorned the terraces of the hill for more than 180 years and is considered one of the best preserved 19th century gardens in the country. The classic lines of the home, designed by renowned architects Neel Reid and Hal Hentz, have now silently watched over the beloved gardens for a century. The cost of the trip includes a guided tour, transportation, and admission. Please bring extra money for lunch. $25.

Tuesday • 3/8 • 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • [email protected]

MARCH 25TH: ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL – LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, MONTGOMERY, AL

In this deviously delicious sci-fi rock musical, meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” (after his coworker crush). This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivorous plant promises unending fame and fortune to the down-and-out Seymore as long as he keeps feeding it … From the Tony and Oscar award-winning creators of Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid. The cost of the trip includes admission and transportation. Please bring extra money for dinner. $60. *Per ASF policy, all attendees will be required to wear a face mask at all times in the building except with eating or drinking (all patrons, regardless of age) and show proof of a negative, lab-administered COVID-19 PCR or Rapid Test administered within 72 hours of attending an event. Attendees may bypass these requirements with proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination. Attendees are not required to be vaccinated, nor will there ever be a vaccine mandate for attendees.*

Friday • 3/25 • 3:30 - 10 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • [email protected]

APRIL 1ST: ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE, EUFAULA, AL

Eufaula, in southeast Alabama, boasts more than 700 structures listed on the National Historic Register. The city’s main street, Eufaula Avenue, lined with dogwoods, magnolias and oaks, is flanked by antebellum mansions that “rise like ornate wedding cakes,” as described by Alabama Tourism Director Lee Sentell, author of “The Best of Alabama.” We will be touring historic houses throughout downtown Eufaula. $50. The cost of the trip includes admission and transportation. Please bring extra money for lunch.

Friday • 4/1 • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • [email protected]

APRIL 13TH: ATLANTA BRAVES BASEBALL VS. THE WASHINGTON NATIONALS, ATLANTA, GA

Take me out to the ball game! Join us on a trip to the new SunTrust Park to see the Atlanta Braves take on the Washington Nationals! We will be enjoying lunch and snacks inside the stadium at one of the many restaurants and concession stands. The cost of the trip includes transportation and admission. Please bring extra money for lunch. $50.

Wednesday • 4/13 • 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • [email protected]

MAY 6TH: WHITEWATER EXPRESS – CLASSIC TRIP, COLUMBUS, GA

Enjoy class I-III+ rapids on the Classic Trip! This is the most popular trip on the Chattahoochee river. Guests will get to experience our popular Habitat Pool; a lazy river section of our river where guests get in river position and the natural current of the Chattahoochee pulls them downstream. Guests will have the opportunity to ‘surf’ the rapids on this trip! This trip is 2 hours of whitewater fun. This trip departs from our Columbus, Georgia location. Bring a towel, sunscreen, and a change of clothes. The cost of the trip includes transportation and admission. Please bring extra money for lunch. $45.

Friday • 5/6 • 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • [email protected]