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Kraus Senior Center

The Kraus Senior Center
441 W. Main Street
Cary, Illinois 60013

Building Hours
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Named for former Cary Mayor August Kraus, the Senior Center offers a wide variety of programs, events and outings for our greatest generation.


March/April 2015
January/February 2015


Regularly Scheduled Programs Include:

  • Bingo
    Played on select Fridays from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Call the Senior Center at 847.639.8118 for dates.
  • Blood Pressure Screening
    FREE blood pressure checks are provided on the first Friday of each month from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. No appointment necessary.
  • Book Club
    Join the Book Club discussion group on the second Thursday of each month from 10:00 - 11:00 am. Call the Senior Center at 847.639.8118 for book titles.
  • Bridge Club
    Meets on first through fourth Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. and the first and third Monday afternoons from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Bunco Club
    Meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Computer Programs
    Offered free to seniors, learn computer basics taught by a knowledgeable group of volunteers. Computers can be used for personal use during open lab times. Call the Senior Center at 847.639.8118 for details.
  • Craft Club
    Crafters meet every Friday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. to discuss projects and share ideas. The cost of supplies will vary.
  • Crimson & Plum Divas
    Meets monthly. Call the Senior Center at 847.639.8118 for details.
  • Dominoes Club
    Meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month from 10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
  • Garden Club
    Meets monthly. Contact the Senior Center at 847.639.8118 for more information.
  • Glee Club
    Lift your spirits and raise your voice in song. No experience necessary, no tryouts and no performance pressure. Glee Club meets weekly on Tuesday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Golden Diners Club
    Hot lunch program sponsored by the Salvation Army served at 11:00 a.m. Monday - Friday. Suggested donation $3.50 for those 60 years and over, $6.50 for those under 60. Registration required. To join us for lunch, call the Senior Center at 847.639.8118, 24-hours in advance (by 11:00 a.m.). A monthly menu is available at the Senior Center.
  • Mah Jongg Club
    Meets on Tuesdays from 11:30 am - 2:30 p.m.
  • Pinochle Club
    Meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from
    12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Poker Club
    Meets Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Seasonal Trips and Events
    For seasonal activities, trips and events, please look in the Cary Park District program guide under Senior.
  • Senior Transportation
    Algonquin Township 847.639.2700 ext. 6
    Pace 800.273.5939






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