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When Event
12/20/2018 4:30 pm6:30 pm

Here Comes Santa Claus! @ Fair Oaks Branch Library

Fair Oaks Branch Library2510 Middlefield Road , Redwood City

Bring the whole family and meet Santa. Be sure to bring your camera and Christmas wishes!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library Bookstore

More information contact: Dyan de Jager
Phone: 650-780-7013
Email: ddejager@redwoodcity.org

12/20/201806/20/2019 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Clutterer's Anonymous Meeting at the Redwood Shores Library

Redwood Shores Branch Library399 Marine Pkwy., Redwood City

Do you have more possessions than you can comfortably handle?  Is clutter causing problems at home, at work, or in your relationships?  Do you hesitate to share this problem because you feel embarrassment, guilt, or shame about it?  Do cleaning, organizing, follow through, upkeep, and maintenance all become daunting tasks, making the simplest of chores insurmountable?

You are welcome to attend the Better Together Clutterers Anonymous Meeting at the Redwood Shores Library.  Continuing on Thursday, December 20, 2018, the meetings repeat every month on the 3rd Thursday until Thursday, June 20, 2019.  We meet from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  See our schedule below.

Thu, Dec 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Jun 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Contact:

Debby L., 650-348-2856
12/21/2018 10:00 am1:00 pm

Santa's Coming Christmas Party

Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Come enjoy appetizers and a Christmas meal, dance to music from our DJ Tony, and have your picture taken with Santa Claus.

This event is hosted by the Peninsula Family Service.

Please call 650-780-7525 to register.

12/21/2018 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Holiday Sing-A-Long Luncheon

Veterans Memorial Senior Center1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City

This is our last event of the year.  We hope you’ll come and join us in celebrating the Holiday Season.  Gavin will do his usual terrific job on the meal and we will have entertainment and opportunity drawings.  Cost is $10.

01/04/2019 11:00 am12:30 pm

Socrates Café

San Carlos Adult Community Center601 Chestnut Street, San Carlos

You are cordially invited to join us for the Socrates Café discussion group at the San Carlos Adult Community Center.  Socrates Café is a gathering where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtfully developed philosophical perspectives, based on their unique experiences.  Inge Etzbach and Carmen Adams will facilitate the group.

We meet on the 1st Friday of every month.  Each session begins with a question that forms the basis of discussion.  There is no fee for this discussion group.  You must pre-register at the Front Desk.

01/06/201903/03/2019 12:30 pm3:30 pm

Adult Board Game Meetup

Menlo Park Main Library800 Alma Street, Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Library will host a board game meetup, offering adults the chance to relax and socialize as they play games old and new. The volunteer facilitator will provide the games, and help explain the instructions. This is a free event.

This event repeats the first Sunday of every month.  The upcoming dates are:

Sunday January 6, at 12:30 pm
Sunday, February 3, at 12:30 pm
Sunday, March 3, at 12:30 pm

For more information, visit menlopark.org/library, or phone 650-330-2501.

 

 

01/07/201902/04/2019 10:00 am12:00 pm

A Matter of Balance

Sequoia Hospital – Health & Wellness Center749 Brewster Ave., Redwood City

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE (MOB) is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Anyone concerned about falls
  • Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
  • Anyone who has fallen in the past
  • Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns

The classes are held twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays, for 4 weeks for 2 hours each.
This class is FREE.  To register call:  650-367-5998

Schedule:
January 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, 30 and February 4.  NO CLASS ON JANUARY 21.

 

01/08/2019 10:30 am12:00 pm

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Redwood City Public Library1044 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City

Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about:

  • The impact of Alzheimer’s
  • The difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors
  • Current research and treatments available to address some symptoms
  • Alzheimer’s Association resources
01/09/2019 1:00 pm3:00 pm

Chess Club

Veterans Memorial Senior Center1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City

Come and join the newly formed chess club.  We meet at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center in the foyer by the coffee cart.

For information, contact Samuel Simons at 650-575-5468.

01/19/2019 9:00 am1:00 pm

Senior Health Fair

Millbrae Community Center623 Magnolia Ave., Millbrae

Resources and services from all of San Mateo County

At the Millbrae Community Center between City Hall and Library

Free Admission, Everyone Welcome

Free services include:

Goody Bags

Giveaways

Refreshments

Door Prizes

Meet and greet booths with senior services

For more information please call (650)344-5200

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