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Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center

2014 Annual Harvest Arts and Crafts Show

All Exhibitors are 50 years and older  and will be selling a variety crafts from wood working, art, jewelry, needle work, homemade foods and much more.

The Harvest Arts and Crafts Show location will be The Mack Gaston Community Center at 218 Fredrick Street Dalton Georgia 30721.

Show Dates:  Friday November 14th from 8:30AM-6:00PM and Saturday November 15th from 9:00AM-2:00PM

*special (free) craft activity for children on Saturday will be available.

Admission is free and open to the public.  For more information please call the Senior Center at 706-278-3700.

Veteran's Thanksgiving Lunch

The Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center will be celebrating this Thanksgiving with a very special focus on our Veterans, 50 years and older.  There will be shared expressions of gratitude and Johnnie Sue will sing a special tribute to our Veterans.

The Veterans Thanksgiving meal will be sponsored by participating businesses.  All other guests must pay for their meals that day.  The cost for the Thanksgiving meal: $4.00 for all those who are 50 years of age or older; $5.00 for all those under the age of 50 and everyone will pay $5.00 for a to go plate.

The Thanksgiving Program and meal will be held on Tuesday November 18th.  The Program will begin at 10:30a.m.  To go plates may be picked up at 11:00a.m.  The Thanksgiving meal will be served at 11:30a.m.

Veterans and all other guests must sign up by the deadline Tuesday November 11th.  

 Please call the Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center at 706-278-3700 to reserve your Thanksgiving meal.  The Senior Center is located at 302 Cappes Street Dalton Ga 30720.

Stained Glass Class

The Stained Glass Class taught by Kitty Felker is back and will be held on Fridays from 1:00pm-3:00pm for a fee of $20.00.  The class will begin on September 12th.  Please call the Dalton-Whitfield senior Center at 706-278-3700 to register.

Bridge Lessons

The Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center will be offering beginner and refresher class lessons in BRIDGE.

Judy Kemp, Master Instructor, will be teaching this class beginning in September.

 Please call the Senior Center for additional information and to register 706-278-3700

Need technology advice?

Students from the Northwest High School Service Learning class will be at the Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center each Wednesday from 11:00am-12:00pm to assist with any senior participants who need help with their electronic devices. This would include…Kindles, Tablets, Cell Phones, I-Pods, etc. You do not need to sign up for this program, just stop by the center at 302 Cappes Street, Dalton, Ga 30720.

Drawing and Painting Class

The Senior Center is offering a six week Drawing and Painting Class that will begin Monday, May 5, from 1:00pm-3:00pm.


The class is $30.00 per person. Please register by calling the Senior Center at 706-278-3700

Hand Building with Clay

The Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center has begun a new class "hand building with clay" with Amy Combs, Instructor and owner of Downtown Dalton's Pottery Playhouse.

Participants built baskets and coiled pots.  They will glaze their work and it will be fired as the final step.

The next "free" hand building with clay" class will focus on making Indian Jewelry.

This class will begin Friday September 12th for three weeks from 10:-11:30am.  To sign up please call the senior center at 706-278-3700

Amy Combs (Left), with the Pottery Playhouse works along side of Geri Loveless (Right) who is adding her last clay coil to her pot

Senior Center Live Performances

The Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center's dance classes and groups perform in Dalton-Whitfield and in surrounding communities. 

They perform for Assisted Living Centers, Nursing Homes, Senior Clubs, Schools, and at community activities and events as ambassadors for positive aging and outreach to others.

If you would like any of the Senior Center dance groups to visit your facility or organization please call the Senior Center at 706-278-3700.

Resource Information

The Senior Center offers community resource information for older adults. Please call or stop by for more information!

Programs Offered

  • Art
  • Crafts
  • Exercise
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Line dance Class
  • Bridge Club
  • Tap Dancers
  • Cornhole games
  • Bingo at Belk’s
  • Shuffleboard
  • The Happy Tappers for beginners
  • Quilt Guild Etc.
  • Creative Crochet Group
  • Daily Bingo
  • Board Games
  • Movies
  • Jewelry Making
  • Computer Lab
  • Book Clubs
  • Billiards
  • Chinese Knotting
  • Thai-Chi 
  • Sittersize
  • Drawing and Print Making Class
  • Calligraphy Class
  • Knitting for Beginners
  • Bridge Workshop

Daily Events

A hot lunch is prepared and served from 12:00pm-12:30pm and the menus are available each week in advance so plans can be made.  The Senior Center also provides a billiard room and seasonal tournaments that are scheduled along with a card room, an exercise room, a TV and social lounge, a library, and a computer lab.  Each of these rooms are open daily when a class is not scheduled.


Tuesday Morning

Bingo is held the first Tuesday at 11:00am of each month at Belk in the Mall.

“Recycled Teenagers” Travel Club

“Making Your Bucket List a Reality”

2014 Trips Planned:


MARCH 1-6                    BRAVES SPRING TRAINING  

MARCH 20-21               ABINGDON, VIRGINIA- BARTER THEATER        

APRIL 2-13                    EXPLORING SCOTLAND & IRELAND

APRIL 30-MAY 6          DALLAS-FORT WORTH                                                        


AUGUST 9-17                YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK/SUN VALLEY             


SEPTEMBER 2-8          MACKINAC ISLAND and MICHIGAN                




NOVEMBER 3-6            GREAT SMOKIES PRAISEFEST                         

NOVEMBER 16-22       BRANSON AT CHRISTMAS TIME                       


2015 Trips Planned:



Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Cardio Class at 9:00am

Classic Class at 10:00am 


Yoga Stretch at 9:30am




Special Programs and Events

  • Golden Gaiter’s Walk
  • Senior Expo
  • Educational and Health Seminars
  • Quilt Show
  • Art Exhibits
  • Themed Dances
  • Holiday Parties
  • Ice Cream Socials
  • Harvest Arts and Crafts Show
  • Travel Parties
  • Flower Show
  • GA Golden Olympics
  • Collector's Corner


Bingo at Belk

Join us for Bingo at Belk, which is held the first Tuesday of every month at 11:00am !

Need Transportation?

Whitfield Transportation will provide rides to and from the Senior Center. Call 706-278-3700 for information.

Contact Information

302 Cappes St, Dalton, GA 30720

Main Phone 706-278-3700


Center Director

Rosie Mosteller



Senior Program Supervisor

Julie Dyer