Our Recreation Programs

Lifelong Learning


Lifelong learning opportunites are available for a wide variety of interests. Sign up at MMC Member Services. 302-734-1200 x167.




All Art Tuesdays

Join artist/instructor Phyllis Shier at her bi-weekly art classes focused on oils and featuring wet on wet technique.   Acrylic painters welcome.  Phyllis has taught art to all ages in various venues.  This class is fun and relaxed. Beginners welcome!  Classes are held the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon in Activity Room #1.  Learn a new painting the first week of the month.  The first class of the month begins new instruction on a specific painting. The second class takes that same painting and helps it come alive as a finished piece.  The cost is $10 per class for MMC members or purchase an art card for $60 for 6 classes. The cost for non-members is $15 per class.   Students must provide their own supplies.     Class size is limited to 6 students.  Sign up at Member Services.  
 
Supply list for December painting – Rustic Cabin
 
Canvas not larger than 16x20
liquid clear {may be supplied}

Oil Paint Brushes

1" brush
Filbert
#6 Fan
script liner

Oil Paints

Titanium white
Phthalo Blue
Black
Dark sienna
van dyke brown
sap green
Cadmium yellow
Indian yellow
red

paint thinner
paper towels
table easel [ if you use one]
 

Book Club

 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 Book Club will meet December 29.  The group will be reading “ Siracusa” by Delia Ephron.  Call Lori at 734-1200 ext. 129 to reserve a copy of the book.


 
 

Computer Tutor

 Our computer tutor teaches the basics (what type of computer to purchase, general orientation, internet use, antivirus), communication programs (email, Skype, Facebook) and  can  help you set up and operate an eBay or Craigslist account. Computer tutoring appointments are $10 an hour for members or $25 an hour for non-members.   Tutoring is available on by appointment only.  Contact Member Services to make an appointment.   Payment must be made in advance.   Refunds will not be issued with less than 24 hours cancellation notice

Conversational Italian

Conversational Italian Class 
 
 Learn the basics of Italian and get to know other Italian enthusiasts at the MMC. Giuliano “G” Gregoretti teaches this fun and free class on conversational Italian. Classes are free for MMC members and are held on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon.in Activity Room #8.   Registration is not required.   
 
CLASSWS WILL RESUME IN JANUARY! 

Elder Law Program

Programs at MMC will resume in 2021.   Please check back later!   
 
The Elder Law Program of the Delaware Community Legal Aid Society comes on-site to MMC once a month. Schedule a one-on-one appointment to draft powers of attorney and advance healthcare directives (not living wills). Appointments can be made for the second Wednesday of the month between 10:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. in Activity Room #6/chapel. Schedule a 45-minute appointment at Member Services by calling (302) 734-1200 ext. 167. Please note, all participants must be age 60 and over to qualify for this service.  

Open Computer Lab

Stop in to the computer lab on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to use the computers in the lab. Lab visitors are limited to 30 minute sessions when there is a wait for a computer. There is no fee to use the computers as long as you are an up to date member or caregiver. Membership IDs will be checked periodically to ensure members are up to date. The computer lab is made possible by the generous donations from UnitedHealthcare. 

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 meets Fridays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Activity Room #1.   FREE TO MMC MEMBERS. 
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2023, THERE WILL BE A 3-MONTH FEE OF $10.00 FOR MEMBERS TO COVER THE COST OF SUPPLIES. Payments are to be made at Member Services evert three months. *Please note this class is designed for members who can engage in independent learning.
 

PUSH - Pray Until Something Happens

PRAY UNTIL SOMETHING HAPPENS 
P.U.S.H. Is a group that comes together to pray for our communities, our nation and one another.
The group also studies the Bible to learn how to strategically and effectively intercede in prayer.
The group led by Minister Myra McNair meets every Friday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. in Activity Room #5.
All are welcome.

BEGINNERS TAP CLASS

Beginning Tap -  Tap dance sharpens reflexes and improves memory skills and coordination.  Beginning classes will work toward establishing fundamental tap movements, vocabulary and work on basic rhythms and steps that progress into fun and lively dance combinations. Classes meet Tuesdays 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. in the Palmer room and are free for MMC members.
 
THE CLASS WILL NOT MEET IN DECEMBER AND WILL RESUME JANUARY 10, 2023. 

NEW - RESIN ART CLASS

Instructors Monica Kulsea and Tammy Mikeals will teach you how to create a resin art beach scene on framed glass.  All materials are included (unless you want to add some shells you collected at the beach this summer).  The class is designed for a minimum of 4 students and a maximum of 20.  Thursday November 3, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in Activity Room #1.  The cost of the class  is $45.00 for members and $50.00 for non-members. The class is beginner friendly.  Deaf interpretation is available.  Please visit or call Member Services to register (302)734-1200 ext. 167. Advance payment is required. Refunds will not be issued with less than 24-hour cancellation notice.

NEW - MODEL RAILROAD TIME SAVER SWITCHING PUZZLE

 Do you love trains!  Come join the Delaware Train Guys for an introduction to model railroad switching operations.  Learn model railroad switching operations through a game or puzzle that requires a thought process much like chess or checkers.  All materials will be provided and it’s FREE for MMC members.  The group will meet every Wednesday from 11:30 to 1:30 for six weeks beginning November 2 in Activity Room #5.  Maximum of 12 participants.  Please register with Member Services. 
 

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