Senior Activities

Valdese Senior Center - More Information

Meals on Wheels: The Burke County Meals on Wheels program reaches more than 100 people in need each day. With 105 home deliveries throughout the county and an additional 15-meal delivery to Valdese, the Meals on Wheels volunteers give nutritious servings of food to people who otherwise may not have access to a balanced diet. 

Enjoy FREE hot lunch and activities for Senior Citizens 60 years of age and older at the Valdese Teachers Cottage located next to the Valdese Elementary School. Meal pre-registration is required by 11am for the next day meal by calling 828-874-0690. 

Social Time | Puzzles | Nutritional Lessons | TaiChi | Bingo | Field Trips | Bowling

Senior Recreation - More Information

Silver Sneakers: Lose weight. Increase your energy. Improve your overall well-being. All of this is possible with SilverSneakers. But that’s not even the best part. When you join SilverSneakers, you join a community of nearly 2 million active older adults who will give you the support you need.

Senior Bowling League: Valdese Recreation Department - Click here for more info

Memberships & Dues

Valdese Public Library: Offering a variety of scheduled activities. Click here for activities or call 828.874.2421

Scrapbooking | Cotton Patch Gospel | Book Discussions | Needlework Sessions | Coloring for Grownups | Watch Movies | Native-American Dance | Computer Workshops | Genealogy | Silver Star Readers | Field Trips

Community Service Opportunities:

  • Churches Outreach Programs

  • Service Clubs: Rotary, Lions, 4-H, Kiwanas, Pilot Club

  • Serve on a Board: Recreation, Arts, Main Street, Citizens for Affordable Housing, Arbor Beautification Committee, Housing Authority, Downtown Revitalization, Fireman Relief Fund, Historic Valdese Foundation, Rock School Advisory Committee and others (Some positions appointed by Town Council or Mayor)

Organizations to join or assist: Drama, Garden Clubs, Historical Society, Music Clubs, Hiking Clubs, Museum, Book Club

Volunteer Opportunities: Broad Range of Opportunities to Suit, Almost Every Interest and Ability

Animal Shelter  | Meals On Wheels (They need drivers) | Hospital | Old Rock School (Theater and Art Galleries) | Literacy Program | Recreation Department | Public Library | Hospice Store | Habitat for Humanity | Senior Center | SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) | State and National Parks | Archeology (Organized dig at the Berry site)

LPDA Bocce: Located on Laurel Street in Valdese. Enjoy a game of bocce on Tuesday mornings, winter season 10am & summer season 9am. For more information email the LPDA at

Valdese Farmers Market - Seasonal - Wednesdays 9am -12pm | Fridays 11am-4pm

Social Dance Class - More Information

Tuesday & Thursday Nights at the Old Rock School from 7-8pm. Beginning January 5 from 7-8pm

For other Things to do in Valdese:

Historic Attractions | Shop Downtown | Check out the Top 20 Things To Do in Valdese

Senior Living in Valdese: Follow this link for more information about living in Valdese

** For more information about these listings or to add your activities call 828.879.2129


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