Sexton Hall Enrichment Center

Located in the southern part of the county, Sexton Hall is a multipurpose center focused on life enrichment.  For active adults, this center offers classes in art, computers and fitness, a game room for card and game players and day trips around the Atlanta area.  Sexton Hall also provides traditional senior activities with a Congregate lunch program and a respite program for those needing memory support.  A large auditorium hosts concerts, dances and other events throughout the year.

Sexton Hall Enrichment Center is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For the monthly calendar, directions, and information on memberships, please click on a link in the left-hand menu.

Classes and activities available for adults age 50+ are listed below.  If you or someone you know is interested in our Congregate or respite programs, please contact Denise at (770) 781-2178.

Sexton Hall Classes and Activities

Peruse the list of available classes and activities below, and then click on the name and time of the class or activity you are interested in to open a flyer with more information.


Basket Weaving - Mondays, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Watercolor Basics - Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - noon

Stitch & Mix - Thursdays, 10 a.m. - noon

Intro to Guitar - Thursdays, 1 - 2 p.m.

Sing-Along - Thursdays, 2 - 3 p.m. 

Arts & Crafts - Fridays, 10 - 11 a.m. 

Color Pencil Drawing - Fridays, 10 a.m. - noon 

Inspire and Fire Ceramics - Every other Friday, 10 - 11 a.m.


Lifelong Learning Opportunities with OLLI - Introduction to Italian - Tuesdays, January 7 - February 18, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Lifelong Learning Opportunities with OLLI - Examining Our Funny Bone continues with "More Please, I'm a Glutton for Punishment"  - Wednesdays, January 8 - February 19, 11 a.m. - noon


Smartphones & Shortcuts - Thursdays, January 9 - February 13, 10 - 11:30 a.m.


Card and Board Games meeting weekly

Bagel Boyz - Mondays, 10  - 11 a.m.

Common Grounds Social Group - Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - noon 


Gentle Walking Group - Monday, January 13, 8:30 - 11 a.m. 

Beginner Yoga - Mondays,  10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Tai Chi - Tuesdays, 1:30 - 2:15 p.m. 

Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Wednesdays,  10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Line Dancing - Wednesdays, 1 - 2 p.m.

Senior Tone and Balance - Thursdays 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

Staff at Sexton Hall

  • Ruthie Brew, Director
  • Julie Gruen, Assistant Director
  • Kristin Jones, Center Manager
  • Hunter Bennett, Community Relations Leader
  • Jennifer Walsh, Graphic Designer
  • Matthew Bradford, Events & Rentals Leader 
  • Marsha Smith, Front Desk & Art Programs Specialist
  • Palmer Evans, Maintenance & Rentals
  • Denise Jew, Grant Programs Manager
  • Laura Bagwell, Respite Program Leader
  • Susy Hollaway, Activities Specialist
  • Gabriella Amorine, Activities Specialist
  • Rick Smith, Van Driver



Contact Us

 Address: 595 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2178
 Fax: 770-781-2149
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The mission of Forsyth County's Senior Services Department is to be the focal point where older adults gather for services and activities that respond to their diverse needs and interests, enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage involvement in their community through programs designed to reduce isolation, improve nutritional health, support health and community education and provide access to more extensive services for seniors, caregivers and their families.