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Palmer Center Activities and Events for February 2024

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+. For more information call (816) 325-6200 or visit the website independencemo.gov/palmer-center. Programs offered in February include:  

This Month’s Highlighted Programs

Please note events will be held at the Palmer Center located at 218A N. Pleasant Street in Independence, Mo., unless otherwise indicated. Call (816) 325-6200 for registration or further information.

Service Dog Presentation, Thursday, February 8 at 12:15 p.m. For ages 60+

Learn about service dogs and what they can be trained to do. 

Valentine’s Day Craft, Monday, February 12 at 12:30 p.m. For ages 60+

Make homemade Valentines in time for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Celebration, Wednesday, February 14 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 60+

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with refreshments and Valentines.

Alzheimer’s Awareness and Warning Signs, Thursday, February 15 at 10:30 a.m. For ages 60+

Learn about Alzheimer’s Disease and signs to look for. Co-sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association.

American Rhythm Dance Group Thursday, February 29 at 12:30 p.m. For ages 60+

The talented American Rhythm Dancers will perform a show based on the theme “Movie Magic.”

March Events and Activities with a February Deadline

New Theatre - Elvis: Aloha from Vegas; Wednesday, March 6 Time: 10:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  For ages 60+

Enjoy a wonderful lunch buffet, followed by the musical, “Elvis: Aloha from Vegas,” which traces the King’s journey through the 70’s. You’ll hear “Burning Love,” “Suspicious Minds,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” and more favorites. Deadline to pre-register: Tuesday, February 6th Price: $63

Jefferson City, MOWednesday, March 27, Time: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.mFor ages 60+

Our visit to Jefferson City begins with a tour of the Missouri State Capitol building, followed by an included lunch buffet with salad, pasta, pizza, and dessert along with a beverage at Arri’s Pizza. After lunch, we’ll step back in time when we tour the historic Missouri Penitentiary. Enjoy an included treat from Central Dairy before returning to Independence. Please note that this tour is not ADA accessible. Deadline to pre-register: Friday, February 23rd Price: $143

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