Star Groups are led by Second Act members, for Second Act members. They meet monthly and cover a variety of interesting topics and hobbies. Join a group for fun or to expand your knowledge. Registration is not required for Star Groups. Want to start a new Star Group? Just let us know. 

Star Groups

*Groups may not meet on holidays. Call 877.480.4040 for more information.

  • Brew Ha Ha (Coffee Club)
    8:30 a.m., 1st Wednesday
    Location: Varies month to month
    Leader: TBD
  • Bocce Ball
    1:00 PM, Wednesdays
    Location: Herrin Bocce Courts (behind Civic Center)
    Leader: Jeff Kurtz
  • Bowling
    1:00 PM, Fridays
    Location: SI Bowl, Carterville, IL
    Leader: David Ullman
  • Canasta
    12:00 PM, Tuesdays
    Location: Murphysboro Senior Center
    Leader: Wilma Nelson
  • Creative Writing
    1:00 PM, 1st & 3rd Thursday
    Location: Carbondale Public Library
    405 W. Main Street
    Leader: David McKay, Karen Simons
  • Crocheting
    1:00 PM, 2nd & 4th Monday
    Location: Barnes & Noble, Carbondale
    Leader: Vicky Mohr
  • Dining Out
    12:00 PM, 3rd Wednesday
    Location: Varies month to month
    Leader: Joe Taylor
  • Hiking
    3:00 PM, 3rd Monday
    Location: Varies month to month
    Leader: Susan Plater
  • Knitting
    1:00 PM, Mondays
    Location: University Mall, Carbondale
    Hallway next to Shoe Department
    Leader: Jan Randolph
  • Line Dancing - Carbondale
    9:00 AM, Tuesdays
    Location: Carbondale Senior Center
    Leader: Gloria Perrott
  • Line Dancing – Murphysboro
    9:30 AM, Thursdays
    Location: Murphysboro Senior Center
    Leader: Marcia Allen
  • Photography
    8:30 AM, 3rd Wednesday
    Location: Giant City State Park Visitor Center
    Leader: Jim Osborn, Photographer
  • Strutter’s Club (Walking Group)
    9:00 AM, Mondays
    Location: University Mall, Carbondale
    Meet at SIH Outpatient Rehabilitation
    Leader: Jo Ann Whitehead