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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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AARP’S Driver Safety Program

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2017 at 9:00am

Join us on November 20 & 21 for the AARP Driver Safety Program, an 8-hour refresher course broken up over 2 days. The program's aim is to keep drivers safe by making sure they have all updated information, especially as cars, driving rules and road conditions have changed over the years. This course also addresses common age-related issues like vision, hearing and reaction time. This course is specially designed for drivers age 50 and older. The fee: $15/ AARP members; $20 /…

Ginasta & Mahjong

November 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every Monday

Start each week with a leisurely game of ginasta or mahjong at the Senior Center. Fresh coffee with the fix-in's available. Ginasta is a fun card game combining gin and canasta. Looking to start a new game, this one may be for you! 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.

Mahjong

November 20 @ 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

November 20 @ 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.

Inside Computers: Security

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday, November 20 2-4pm in Room 12 Fee: $20 Please register in advance by calling (916) 452-3005 or in person at the Sierra 2 Center office Join us for an exciting series of tech classes for older adults, focused on computers, programs, and devices! In our third class, learn about anti-spyware and anti-virus software, firewalls, and the Windows Security essentials & updates. Instructor Bill Prevost has an AS degree in Computer Science from Saddleback College, Mission Viejo. Bill currently works…

Yoga + You

November 21 @ 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.…

Everyone Can Drum: Beginning Drumming

November 21 @ 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

November 21 @ 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…

Healthy Back

November 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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…

Gentle Yoga

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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Every Wednesday

A yoga class structured around rejuvenating and healing the body. Yoga props such as blankets, blocks, bolsters, chairs and straps are used for safe practice and to allow the body to fully achieve positions comfortably. Movements are slow paced and focused on stretching all muscle groups to release stress and tension. Floor work is optional. Fees: $10/Drop-Ins; $30/4-classes; $60/8-classes

Life History Writing

November 22 @ 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.

Memory and Mind Club

November 23 @ 11:40 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:40pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Looking for fun ways to keep your mind sharp? Consider joining this new club led by Senior Center Program Assistant Doug Lovelace! This club will feature a changing rotation of activities and games that spark creativity, boost neuroplasticity, strengthen memory, and sharpen problem-solving skills! Starts Thursday, June 8th Thursdays (except the 3rd Thursday of each month) 11:40 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. Room 12 Donations appreciated.

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