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Palmer Center Activities and Events for MARCH 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 Programs offered in March 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.

Aging Mastery Program (AMP) Tuesdays, March 26 – May 28 from 9:45 - 11:15 AM 

Created by the National Council on Aging, the Aging Mastery Program (AMP) offers a comprehensive and fun approach to living that celebrates the gift of longevity. The 10-week program uses goal setting, daily practices, professional speakers, peer support, and incentives to help you create your own personal playbook for aging well • Navigating Longer Lives: The Basics of Aging Mastery • Exercise and You • Sleep • Healthy Eating and Hydration • Financial Fitness • Advance Planning • Healthy Relationships • Medication Management • Falls Prevention • Community Engagement Register by March 15, 2024. Free for adults 60+ and $75 for adults under 60.

Uno Tournament Thursday, March 7, at 12:30 PM 

Sign up and test your skill in our first ever Uno Tournament. Co-Sponsored by Savvy Insurance. 

Discovering the Art in You Friday, March 8, at 10:30 AM

Explore a variety of art techniques while creating some awesome artwork. Instructor: Sharon Propst

Native Flowers with George Owens Tuesday, March 12, at 10:30 AM 

Learn about native flowers and how to create a perfect sanctuary for your favorite birds and bugs.

Pie for Pi Day Thursday, March 14, at 12:30 PM 

Eat some pie while learning the history of both the number and the pastry.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Friday, March 15, at 11:30 AM 

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a traditional corned beef and cabbage meal. Remember to make a reservation! 

Royals Opening Day Rally Thursday, March 28, at 12:30 PM 

Come cheer for the boys in blue during the opening day rally. 

Tax Prep Assistance Thursday, March 28 Friday, March 29, Space is Limited! 

Schedule an appointment to meet with VITA volunteers trained by MU Extension for help with filing your taxes.

Easter Egg Hunt Friday, March 29, at 12:30 PM 

Stay after lunch and see if you can find a special egg.

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