The Center offers a variety of programs for people 60 years of age and older. Activities include traveling, pursuing old hobbies and learning new ones, socializing with friends, meeting new people, increasing knowledge, becoming and staying physically fit, and much more!
Friday, June 10th : Hard Rock Casino
Leave from The Center at 10:00am
Wednesday, June 22nd : Red Barn Flea Market
Leave from The Center at 9:00AM
The Center is excited to have a partnership with the Annie Silver Community Center. This partnership allows for seniors to go on weekly adventures to a variety of different places around our area. Space is limited for trips. Van trips require a reservation.
Cost: 5$ for Van ride. Additional fees for specific adventures.
For more information: [email protected] Call 941-778-1908
There is a van fee of $5 and additional fees for entry fees and food.
Drug Free Manatee’s new community-based program in partnership with LECOM students, aimed towards against adults in the county to provide prevention information, safe disposal options and information on alternatives to opioid use for pain management in a stigma free, casual, social setting.
Tuesday April 12th
- Light refreshments provided
- Informational Presentation
- Deterra Bags
- Door prizes
- Care kits
- Tobacco Cessation Booth
Thursday March 24th, 2022
The Center of Anna Maria
407 Magnolia Ave
Anna Maria, FL 342316
Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee’s Friendship Dining Centers invite seniors who are seeking companionship, free activities, and nutritious meals to dine together and make new friends. This program includes: a continental breakfast, a hot and nutritious lunch, and social activities. This is the third Friendship Dining Center, operated by Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, to open in Manatee County. To register, visit https://mealsonwheelsplus.org/friendship-dining-registration/. Participants must register 48 hours in advance. Registration is also available by calling 941-747-4655.
Through this partnership, Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee will operate a Friendship Dining Program satellite location providing hot, nutritious meals to clients of The Center of Anna Maria Island. Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee will also assist with programming opportunities that include components for social, emotional, and physical wellness for seniors in Manatee County. This program is offered through a grant from the Older Americans Act through the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Senior Connection Center.
“As we continue our important work to provide nutrition and caring, supportive services to seniors in our community, this collaborative effort with The Center of Anna Maria Island is a natural partnership,” said Maribeth Phillips, President & CEO, Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee. “This expansion of services we already provide in West Manatee County increases accessibility and meets a real need for seniors living on and near Anna Maria Island.”
About this Effort:
Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee’s Friendship Dining Centers invite seniors who are seeking companionship, free activities, and nutritious meals to dine together and make new friends. This program includes: a continental breakfast, a hot and nutritious lunch, and social activities. This is the third Friendship Dining Center, operated by Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, to open in Manatee County. To register, visit https://mealsonwheelsplus.org/friendship-dining-registration/. Registration is also available by calling 941-747-4655. Participants must register 48 hours in advance.
The Center offers a variety of Fitness Classes for all abilities. The Fitness Center offers a weight room with the equipment to maximize your workout, including an elliptical, treadmills, stationary bikes, free weights, and an all-in-one weight machine. You will be taught how to use the equipment step by step during our Senior Fitness Orientation. Please contact Island Fitness to arrange your orientation at [email protected] or (941) 778-5200
Next Community Connections: Friday, April 22nd
*rescheduled from the 3rd of the month due to Good Friday
The Center of Anna Maria Island is excited to welcome AMI Resident Community Connections for a monthly social. All are welcome to join in on the gathers. Meet local residents, mingle and discuss current topics. Also learn what’s going on at The Center and get a tour of your community center.
Participants are welcome to bring a small appetizer, snack or desert to share with others, as well as BYOB. The Center will provide some light refreshments, wine and paper/plastic product.
The gathering of locals will be held on the 3rd Friday of every month*. The socials will start at 6pm and take place at The Center.
For more information contact call The Center (941)778-1908.