John T. O’Connor Senior Center

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the John T. O’Connor Senior Center is operating at limited capacity until further notice in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus. O’Connor Staff are available to take phone calls during regular operating hours. Call 865-523-1135 for the most updated information.

The Dine-A-Mite Diner is currently closed. Please call the Center for information about meal distribution. 865-523-1135.

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Tickets on sale now for our Carpark Cinema on Saturday, October 9 at 7:30 pm. Senior tickets are $8 and concessions will be sold. This event is benefitting the CAC adult day care, the Daily Living Center. For additional information, call us at 865-523-1135.

The John T. O’Connor Senior Center, located in Caswell Park, is an activity center that provides a place where seniors can not only add years to their lives, but add life to their years. The Center serves Knox County residents age 50 and over. There is no membership fee to attend the Center, although some classes may have a fee to support the cost of the class. Programs at the Center focus on health services, physical fitness and exercise, recreation, and education.

A computer initiative, Tech-Savvy Seniors, offers a variety of classes on devices such as laptops, tablets, smart phones, and e-readers.

The Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., with evening and weekend hours for special activities. The O’Connor Center operates the Daily Living Center, an adult daycare program located in North Ridge Crossing.

Call O’Connor Senior Center at (865) 523-1135.

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