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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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Yoga + You

January 16 @ 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.…

Pilates with Lauren

January 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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. Learn more about Lauren & her Pilates background here. This class is part of the Sierra 2 Senior Center. Learn more about senior classes here. Wellness…

Everyone Can Drum: Beginning Drumming

January 16 @ 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.

Senior Center Film Club

January 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Third Tuesdays of every Month 1:30-4 p.m. in Room 12 Suggested donation of $1-3 This new club is dedicated to captivating plot lines, breathtaking cinematography, moving musical scores, award-winning actors, and our opinions on all of the above. All are welcome to attend the film club. Lead discussions as a dedicated member or drop it when the film interests you. Popcorn & freshly brewed coffee is served. October 17: “Bread and Tulips” (2001) A housewife decides to make a new…

Life History Writing

January 17 @ 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.

Fitness Walking

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Pole rental: $5, Purchase poles: $60 Walking is FREE Meets in the main parking lot by the basketball courts NOTE: Group does not meet on rainy days. This group meets every Thursday morning for a fast-paced spin around the beautiful neighborhood of Curtis Park. All fitness levels are welcome. Walking is great for your heart and your back, and spending time outdoors is beneficial to your mental wellness! Some walkers reach for walking poles to increase the intensity of the walk.…

Tai Chi

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Thursday Tai Chi classes are intended for all levels and meets in Room 12. Boost your balance and prevent falls by practicing the ancient Chinese form of exercise, Tai Chi, with instructor Michael Shane. This low-impact practice works to focus the mind on slow movement to reduce stress and produce mental calm, while deep breathing and standing meditation refocus consciousness and restore energy and physical balance. This class is part of the Sierra 2 Senior Center. Learn more about senior…

Nonfiction Book Club

January 18 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Did you know nonfiction books are great for group discussion? Pick up a copy of the latest book & join us every Third Thursday at 11:30am in Room 12. Coffee and tea are available. Donations are always appreciated. Current Reading Schedule: September 21: Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell October 19: H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald November 16: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson December 21: The Liars Club by Mary Karr January 18: My Life on…

Fun Bridge

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Fun bridge is a popular activity--- great for those with some bridge experience. Donations for always appreciated.

Open Art Studio

January 19 @ 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

January 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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

January 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am 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. Players usually meet around 9:30am to start their games, which conclude around 12 noon. On the 2nd Mondays of each month, games end early at 11:30 a.m. This activity is free; donations are…

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