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Activities and classes are free or fee-based where noted. View Senior activities below or download our monthly calendar. For more information on any of these activities or events, call the Senior Center office at (916) 455-6339.

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Pilates with Lauren

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Instructor Lauren will teach the basics of proper posture and form, as you ease into beginning mat Pilates exercises. This class is safe, low-impact and great for just about every fitness level! Pilates has been proven to strengthen the core, boost balance, and improve posture! Lauren Lange is a BASI-certified Pilates instructor and dance teacher/ choreographer. Wellness Program: $10/ Drop-in $35/ 5-Class Punch Card $60/ 10-Class Punch Card Purchase cards prior to class in the Sierra 2 Center office. Pay drop-in…

Open Art Studio

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

One part craft, one part companionship! Bring in your current art or craft project to work on while socializing. Projects that participants are working on include painting, knitting, quilting, embroidery, ceramics and jewelry.

Pinochle

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Relax Fridays with a game of Pinochle, a trick-taking card game for 2-4 players. This activity is free; donations are always appreciated.

Mahjong

September 25 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Start each week with a leisurely game of mahjong at the Senior Center. Fresh coffee with the fix-in's available. Mahjong, a tile-based game originating from China, is similar to the Western card game Rummy. It's a game of skill, strategy, and calculation and involves a degree of chance. This activity is free; donations are always accepted.

Coffee, Cards & Games

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Stop by the Senior Center Monday mornings for Coffee, Cards & Games,  a new activity where players can get together for a relaxing game of scrabble, a competitive round of Chess, and more-- dealer's choice! Monday mornings are two parts social, one part strategy! A variety of board games and playing cards will be available. Two tables are reserved for Mahjong players. Donations are encouraged.

My Story Project

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Monday & Tuesdays (except the Third Monday & Tuesday of each month) In the "My Story Project” a skilled team of senior volunteers helps other seniors create DVD's containing their memories, stories and photos. This project was started in 2011 with a grant and has helped 50+ seniors complete videos. Taping takes place in the Senior Center. Senior volunteers receive on-going training in digital video, computer technologies, and coaching other seniors to organize the material they wish to include on…

Yoga + You

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Stretch your body and your mind! Find your inner potential through controlled breathing and asanas, or yoga postures. Yogini Heera invites you to learn techniques of self-healing & being more mindful through controlled breathing, yoga postures, short guided meditation & relaxation. This class is suitable for all fitness levels. Instructor Heera Kulkarni is a certified yoga instructor from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in India. She is a Yoga Shiromani, which mean the jewel of the crown of yoga.…

Fall Prevention: Flex, Stretch and Balance

September 26 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Movements to guide you through proper body alignment, balance and breathing. Low impact class. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Exercises are both seated and standing. Fees: 4 classes: $20 8 classes: $35 Tuesday's class is in Room 12; Thursday's in Room 9. Questions? Call Instructor Pat Shaw at (916) 956-0136

Everyone Can Drum: Beginning Drumming

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Join Olivia Yasmin James, from Fenix African Drum and Dance, to share some rhythm and fun! No experience needed. Bring your own drum or use theirs. Fees: $7/class; $25/month Pay instructor at start of class.

Healthy Back

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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A Healthy and Flexible Spine Equals a Healthy Body! This new class is for anyone wanting to keep their spine healthy, recover from chronic back pain or injury and avoid future pain. Using yoga-inspired stretches, this class will help strengthen core muscles, increase flexibility, improve your posture, and relax the muscles around the spine. Healthy Back is suitable for most fitness levels. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. A mat and thick towel is needed. Instructor Pat Shaw also teaches Fall Prevention…

Senior Center Open House

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 28, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00am

Join for our second Senior Center Open House, September 27-29th for three days of free activities and special events for all seniors, recent retirees, and older adults in Sacramento! Sample the schedule of exercise classes from Tai Chi to Pilates, or stimulate the mind with one of our social clubs (think Book Clubs, or Film Club). Special activities include a lunch & learn with Maryellen Burns and Keith Burns, local authors discussing dining trends in Sacramento history. Join us Friday…

Life History Writing

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Share and write stories about life experiences! The purpose of this class is to write stories. This group meets each week to read stories written that have been at home. During the meetings, members will get a chance to give feedback on stories and receive comments on their own work. Facilitators Joe and Bubbles Miguel have ground rules to ensure a safe and supportive reading atmosphere.

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