Our Recreation Programs

Groups and Clubs

Socialize with others who share your interests.

Book Club

Book Club is Back:  Do you love to read? Have you been called a bookworm? Would you like to discuss your thoughts, reactions and opinions of books with other book lovers? If you answered “yes” to any of these then the MMC book club has a place for you!  Meetings are held the last Thursday of the month from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. in Activity Room #1.  The next scheduled meeting is Thursday September 30.  The book for September is "Where the Crawdad Sings" by Della Owens.   Call Lori at 734-1200 ext 129 to obtain a copy of the book.  

Pump Up Your Brain

Pump Up Your Brain: This exciting brain exercise is designed to keep older adult’s brains sharp and healthy. Participants engage in brain teasers, puzzles, and visual illusions. Take home hand-outs are available to exercise your brain at home! This group will meet on Fridays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Activity Room #1 . FREE TO MMC MEMBERS! 
There is a nominal printing fee charged in class to cover the cost of printing materials. Please note this class is designed for members who can engage in independent learning.

MMC Singles

MMC Singles Group  Meet and Greet: Are you lonely? The MMC Singles group is a great way for you to get active and stay social. They meet the dirst Wednesday fof the month in the West Conference Room ,   Drop in or call Carol Roll-Hendersot at 302-632-3329. 

Quilters - Forrest Avenue Quilters

The Forrest Avenue Quilters meet on Wednesdays from 9:00  a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  in Activity Room #1.  This is not a structured class but independent quilting with guidance. The Forrest Ave Quilters work on several charitable projects each year and also submit a group quilt to the Delaware State Fair. 

Twisted Stitchers

Looking for a fun activity that gives back to the community at the same time? The Twisted Stitchers are a charity knit and crochet group to work and learn together. The group connects projects with various charities in the community including Bayhealth, The Veterans Home and Code Purple. You can receive volunteer hours for the work you do! This group is FREE to members of the MMC.  They meet every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Acitivity Room #8. 

Visually Impaired Support Group

Darryl Garner leads this monthly visually impaired support group meeting. Come out to the center on the third Tuesday of each month from 11:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m..  The meeting are held in Activity Room #7. The meetings are free and no sign up is required. 

Glee Club

Programs at MMC will resume in 2021.   Please check back later!   
Harmonize with us on the old songs you know and love. The Modern Melody Makers meet each Thursday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the MMC Longwood Room.  Please note that the group begins at 10 on the second Thursday of each month for Birthday day and performs on-site at Daybreak on the third Thursday of each month instead of the dining room.  
Any MMC member who enjoys singing and music is invited to join this group at any time – including instrumentalists.  . 

Bible Study Groups

Programs at MMC will resume in 2021.   Please check back later!   
The MMC bible study options have grown! We now have three options of bible study groups to attend right here at MMC. All bible study groups are for MMC members only. Stop in to meet the pastors and find the right study for you.
Bible study with Reverend Jerome Carey of Free Spirit Baptist is held  Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Activity Room #56
Bible study with Pastor Bob Phillips of First Baptist Church of Marydel meets on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Activity Room #6/Chapel.   
Deacon Vince Pisano will be back on  February 19 for Catholic Bible study every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. in Activity Room #6/Chapel.    All are welcome. 

Open Bereavement Support Group

Open Bereavement Support: Vitas offers a FREE once a month, drop-in, support session. Drop in on the second Wednesday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Modern Maturity Center Activity Room #7 to talk to a trained bereavement specialist. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday October 13, 2021. 

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