Gardens of Avon-by-the-Sea | Avon Leisure Citizens
Avon Leisure Citizens
Contact Info:
Contact Avon Recreation at 732-502-4517
email at
Every Wednesday: 11:30-4:00 at the Municipal Gym, 301 Main Street in Avon-by-the-Sea
About Us:
A life of leisure begins at home for area seniors who meet Wednesday afternoons in the Avon municipal gym for good company, refreshments and plenty of fun. The group is open to both men and women, and meets at 11:30 weekly. It isn’t necessary to be an Avon resident. We have people from Wall, Spring Lake, Belmar, Lake Como and Bradley Beach. Join in on Bingo, Rummikub, Bridge, Poker or a game of your choice. We are full of surprises and lots of fun. For more information contact Avon Recreation at 732-502-4517 or
A Visiting Nurse from the VNA of Central Jersey is available once a month to review medications and health concerns. This is a free service to our members.
Click here to view our new members
information sheet.
Dues are paid twice a year: $20.00 in
  September and $20.00 in January.
Dues may be paid in cash or check
  payable to Leisure Citizens.
This covers all gatherings, luncheons,
  coffee, paper products, etc.
  Upcoming Events:
Weekly Wednesday Socials in the Municipal Building includes your choice of Bingo, Rumikub, join a group for cards, or bring a game. Share refreshments and time with your “Leisure” neighbors.
Meets weekly at 11:30.
Halloween Party
Date TBD
Holiday Luncheon
Date TBD
Spring Luncheon
Wednesday, May 31st from 12:00 noon to 2:30 pm at The Spring Lake Manor.  For more information email
Meeting Schedule and Events:
We gather each Wednesday from September through May.
A monthly meeting schedule is available so that members are aware
  of 1) days off due to a holiday, 2) a guest / speaker is scheduled,
  or 3) luncheon details.
We have two luncheons each year: one in mid-December and the second
  is usually the last week in May.
When we meet:
  Bingo starts at 12:30PM
All players pay 25 cents per card and may play as many cards as they like.
The winner(s) receive $1.00.
Bingo is called until 3:00PM
  All Other Games
All other game players assemble at 12:00 noon.
We currently have members playing Rummikub, Poker and Bridge.
Members may bring and play any game of their choice.
If there is a need for other players (i.e. Bridge requires four players) we can
  usually find fill-ins. Please inform Pam or see Ruth O’Malley.
Note to card players – please bring your own cards.
Games may be played until 4:00 p.m.
  50/50 Raffle
A coffee break is taken and 50/50 tickets are sold at around 2:00PM
The tickets are three for $1.00 – good luck!
Coffee and hot water is available at all gatherings along with tea bags
  and hot chocolate packets.
Milk, cream and sugars are also provided.
Members may bring treats to share.
A light lunch may be served for a special occasion (i.e. first gathering in
  September or first gathering of the New Year – see the monthly schedule).
All clean up will be done by a Leisure Citizens staff member.
If you borrow a cushion, please return it when finished.
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