So, did you get your fill of pancakes and invaluable information at the Live Well Resource Fair at the ?
If not, I have good news for you. The Senior Foundation puts on a monthly Family Pancake Breakfast at the center on the second Sunday of every month. And there's a wealth of information behind those doors every day.
But believe me, they're more than just palate-pleasing pancakes and fascinating facts.
The fun never stops at the center. Check out the following calendar of events at the Senior Center for June and July.
Wednesday, June 1, from 10:30 a.m. to noon: Collette Vacations will present featured tours for 2011. Tom Resburg will present a slide show of his recent trip to Costa Rica with Collette Vacations.
Volunteer Opportunities Informational Meeting
Thursday, June 23 at 4 p.m.
Volunteering is fun and rewarding – I promise.
There's something for everyone! Love event planning? Good at fund-raising/grant writing? What about driving that cool van around town? Remember that monthly Family Pancake Breakfast? They're looking for folks to help with that, too. These are just a few of the myriad volunteer opportunities available at the center.
Casino Trips – What's your pleasure? Blackjack? Hold-em? Craps?
Red Hawk, Placerville – Monday, June 13; $28/person
Feather Falls, Oroville – Monday, July 11; $22/person
Sign up early!
Join the Lunch Bunch on these exciting June trips:
Saturday, June 4 – Sunset Celebration, Menlo Park – Step inside the pages of Sunset Magazine during their 14th annual Celebration Weekend. Tour the magazine headquarters' gardens and test kitchen, mingle with editors, attend how-to seminars and enjoy fine food, wine, and shopping.
Wednesday, June 8 – Pier 39, San Francisco
Wednesday, June 22 – Golden Gate Park, Balenciaga and Spain exhibit at the DeYoung Museum
Wisdom Wednesday Free Presentations at the Center
Cane-Do; Self Defense and Exercise for Seniors using a Cane
Wednesday, June 8, 10:30 a.m. to noon
Who couldn't use a little self-defense training? If not you, maybe mom or dad would benefit from this seminar.
Introduction to a specialized senior self defense and exercise training class that incorporates the use of a cane. Proper self defense techniques that include how to hold, twirl, strike, poke, jab and block, all while exercising with your cane, will be demonstrated.
Annuities and Retirement
Wednesday, June 22, 10:30 a.m. to noon
Money, Money, Money – Need ideas for ways to make your retirement nest egg stretch a little farther? Check out this upcoming seminar.
Learn about the different types of Annuities and their features, retirement uncertainties that could impact long term strategy, and how an annuity can supplement your retirement income.
Wednesday, June 29, 10:30 a.m. to noon
An overview of what caregiver burnout is, how to recognize it, and how to prevent it.
Are you caring for a loved one? Or do you know someone who is? We never know when we might be in this situation. Don't miss this seminar.
To register for or to get more information on events and activities highlighted here, go to the Alcosta Senior and Community Center at 9300 Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon or call 925-973-3250.