Seniors on the Go is a group of Seniors (age 60 or older) or disabled persons that live in Hampshire Township or the surrounding communities. There is no cost to be a member (certain events may have a fee)! The group meets throughout the month to join in fun, socialization and fellowship, and we always welcome new faces! Please see the calendar of events and join us soon. Transportation is available for Hampshire residents if you call ahead. Please contact Trudy at 224-828-0303 to arrange transportation or sign up for an event. We look forward to meeting you!
Note to Riders: Going forward, we kindly request that we are given 72 hours advanced notice if you will be needing a ride to an event. In the event, that you cancel your ride, please provide 48 hours.
Below are some of the favorite activities that take place each month, but our outings are not limited to this! Please click on this month's calendar (above) for a full listing of events.
Attendees are welcome to take their own transportation to these events, or, call ahead for a ride. Please call Trudy at 224-828-0303 to sign-up for an event and for transportation.
Lunch and Left, Right, Center –LRC is an exciting game of chance! It is simple to learn and fun to play! Games are played at Hampshire Township Hall (170 Mill Ave). Cost is 15 cents (3 nickels) per game. Unless otherwise specified (see calendar for details), please bring a sack lunch.
Lunch and Bingo at Chick n Dip – Join us at the Chick n Dip for lunch followed by Bingo. It is a perfect time to meet new friends and win some prizes! We'll meet at 11 am for lunch and conversation and begin Bingo after we eat. There is no cost to play, and winners of each game will get to pick a prize from the prize table. (We will meet at McDonald's in Hampshire during the winter months when Chick n Dip is closed).
Shopping and Lunch - Join us for a day of shopping and lunch in the DeKalb/ Sycamore area. The group will decide where to go!
Walmart Shopping - A very popular event! We take the hassle out of shopping by offering weekly trips to the Huntley Walmart every Wednesday.
Elgin Township Bingo – Elgin Township offers a great Bingo program for seniors! Twice a month on Tuesdays, we'll head out to Elgin for breakfast (group decides), followed by Bingo at the Elgin Township Building (729 S. McLean Blvd.). One-two times per month on Fridays, we will have breakfast, followed by Bingo at the Senior Center in Elgin (205 Fulton). Bingo begins at 12:15 pm and cards are $1 each, with a limit of 6 cards per person. Please see the calendar for this month's dates.
Senior Yoga - Join us for a yoga class specifically designed for Seniors! Improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Dress comfortably. Yoga is held at the Township Building.
Hampshire / Burlington Senior Club - Meets at the Hampshire Township Community Room for a community luncheon. This is a club, but new members are always welcome.