The Recreational Office sponsors several programs. The ticket program offers discount tickets for plays, concerts, ballet and other events. The consumer program provides a list of various discounts including magazines, car rentals, major purchases, eye glasses, clothing, restaurants, hotels, tickets to amusement parks, and other events such as health clubs, records. As the Medical Center is a member of several buying services, the Recreational Office can assist in obtaining such items as major appliances, cars, and furniture. The activities program schedules events including exercise classes, sports teams, and trips. The general information and assistance program provides information on a variety of topics including adult education courses, museum exhibits, and general information about living in the Metropolitan area. Further information can be obtained from the Recreational Office.