Events and Misc.
MMC Authors Expo
Calling all MMC Authors! We want to showcase MMC members who have published a book. If you are both a member of Modern Maturity Center and an author please contact Amanda to receive a participation form. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Longwood Dining Room. Authors can sell, market and sign their books. This event is open to the community and all are invited to stop by and get to know local authors.
Please note: all participating authors must be members of the MMC. The deadline for participation is May 15. To receive a form please contact Amanda Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (302) 734-1200 ext. 129.
MMC Arts and Crafts Exhibit
This exhibit showcases and celebrates all of the talented arts and crafts groups from the Modern Maturity Center. Come out to admire the craftsmanship and learn more about the arts and crafts groups offered at the MMC. Displays include fine art, quilts, knit/crocheted items, jewelry, woodcarving, card making and more! This event is held bi-annually.
Black History Celebration
The Black History Celebration is held each February.
Join us at the sixth annual May Tea on Thursday, May 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Modern Maturity Center East Wing Ballroom. Tickets are $12 and are on sale March 11 to May 9 at MMC Member Services. Seating is assigned and limited so get your tickets soon! This event is open to both members and non-members and makes a great afternoon outing.
The tea begins with a cream tea (tea and scones only – no sandwiches). Enjoy talking to the other ladies at your table while being served by your “table mom”. After tea, hear from our special speaker, Lisa Strong Chase of the Delaware Humanities Forum. Her presentation, “Etiquette and Cultural Interpretations”, follows the evolution of societies etiquette rules from King Louis XIV’s court through the societal impact of “proper manners” in the New World and the Victorian era to today’s society. The presentation is fun and interactive while being informative on the history of etiquette and how to be properly at ease in social and business settings in the modern world.
With limited seating, purchase tickets early to assure yourself a spot at this fun and memorable event!
Conversations with Carolyn
Join our President, Carolyn Fredricks, for a relaxed conversation about the center. Come prepared with any questions, comments, concerns or ideas you may have. This is a great opportunity to get connected with the center and let your voice be heard. The next meeting is April 18 from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Activity Room #3. Light refreshments are provided. Please sign up at Member Services to reserve your spot today!
New Member Continental Breakfast
May 13 is the next New Member Continental Breakfast. Come out Monday, May 13 at 9:30 a.m. to share a delicious continental breakfast with other new members of the MMC. This is a great way to discover all that the center has to offer. Best of all, it’s a special opportunity to meet and visit with other recent members. Activities begin at 9:30 and include a continental breakfast, an information session with all the department directors followed by an optional tour of the building. Are you a recent member but had to miss the last breakfast or cannot attend the current one? No problem! You are welcome to attend any breakfast that best suits your schedule. Please RSVP at Member Services (302) 734-1200 ext. 167.
Veterans Day events are held each November
MMC membership is renewed each October during Membership Month!
Fall Prevention Awareness Day 2018
The Delaware Coalition for Injury Prevention hosts this event each September.
Mr. & Ms. MMC
The 2019 Mr. & Ms. MMC are Ray and Jeanne Moore!
Community Sale - Yard, Craft, Vendor
Come to the MMC fifth annual indoor community yard, craft and vendor sale. Held Saturday, June 29 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Admission to the public is FREE! Come early to score the best deals on yard sale items, handmade crafts and vendor specials. Purchase items from our bake sale to enjoy while you shop.
Want to rent a space at this event? The cost is $15 if you bring your own table and $20 if we provide the table. Each space is appr. 6x10 ft. Registration runs April 1 to June 21 (or until sold out). Please do not call before April 1. To register call Amanda Harris at (302) 734-1200 ext. 129 or stop by her office #41. Please note: only one vendor from each vendor company allowed at the event.
Support the MMC through donating to our bake sale. All proceeds go to support the efforts of the MMC. If you would like to donate baked goods, please contact Amanda Harris to sign-up at (302) 734-1200 ext. 129.