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Crown Point Community Center
We will be serving meals at noon, Monday through Friday. Please make a reservation the day before by 1 p.m. We also have a take-out option from 12:45 p.m. to 1 p.m. if you would like to take your lunch home. Please call Maureen Schaefer (515) 251-3707 for more information.
Senior Dining Center Menu
Polk County Senior Services offer a daily meal at Crown Point Community Center, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway. Please contact the Center at (515) 251-3707 for additional information. All meals have been verified to meet the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the Nutrition Research Council of the National Academy of Science.
Senior Citizens Advisory Board
The city of Johnston's Senior Citizens Advisory Board is composed of nine residents, none of whom hold any elective position in the City. The members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Council.
Read Chapter 26 of Johnston City Code, which details the role of the Johnston Senior Citizens Advisory Board.
Weekly Ongoing Activities:
Crown Point Community Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click here (PDF) to view senior activities for March 2023.
Monday: Sewing from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Also, Movie Mondays at approximately 12:30 p.m. Stay after lunch and enjoy a film with friends on the big screen.
Tuesday: Yoga with Janis Ware at 9:30 a.m. Please register by emailing Nate Osmundson - space is limited. Trivia/Musical Trivia at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Nature Wellness Walking in Beaver Creek Natural Resource Area at 9:30 a.m. beginning May 18th. We meet at Terra Park Shelter and walk for around 30-45 minutes enjoying nature and each other.
Thursday: Tai Chi with Kristin Sherman at 9:30 a.m. This is a registration-only program. Please register by emailing Nate Osmundson - space is limited.
Friday: Bingo at approximately 12:30 p.m.