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Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Fridays, July 5 & July 19, 10:00am-1:00pm; Free; Drop-in

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, CalFresh, provides qualified applicants with an EBT card to use at participating grocery stores and farmer’s markets.

Victim-Witness Assistance

Victim-Witness Assistance

Thursdays, July 11 & July 25; 9:00am-12:00pm; No Fee

Advocate Yolanda Johnson from the District Attorney’s office answers questions, provides information, and connects you to resources. For more information, please call 415-473-6450.

Bi-Weekly Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings, and Medication Reviews

Bi-Weekly Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings, and Medication Reviews

Friday, July 12 & July 26; 10:30am-Noon; Free; Drop-in

Bi-weekly blood pressure checks, cholesterol screenings, and medication reviews offered by BrightStar Care. BrightStar is a local agency providing home care, caregivers, and medical staffing solutions to families and businesses in Marin.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing

Mondays; July 15, 22, 29; 2:00pm-3:00pm; $5/$7

Do not worry if you have two left feet—everyone is welcome to join the line-up for the dance party. Dixie James is your guide to all the line dance choreography you will need to know. Make sure to wear your best western attire.

SF-Marin Food Bank’s Monthly Food Box for Older Adults

SF-Marin Food Bank’s Monthly Food Box for Older Adults

Wednesday, July 17; 9:30am-12:30pm; Free; Drop-in

The SF-Marin Food Bank operates the Supplemental Food Program, providing a monthly box of quality U.S. Dept. of Agriculture food to low income older adults. To register, bring an ID, proof of income, and proof of residency and one of the Food Bank specialists will determine your eligibility.

Hidden Sugars

Hidden SugarsTuesday, July 24; 11:00am-12:00pm; Free; Reservations required

The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar per day. How is this possible?! Not only have food manufacturers learned how to hide sugar, but also certain foods convert to sugar when we digest them. Learn to identify foods with hidden sugars, read a nutrition label, identify misleading label claims, and how to replace these foods with healthy options. Join Holistic Nutritionist, Kat O’Loughlin for an enlightening talk about the hidden sugars in our everyday grocery items.

Know the 10 Signs

Know the 10 SignsTuesday, July 30; 11:00am-12:30pm; Free; Reservations required

Join the Alzheimer’s Association to learn about the 10 most common warning signs of Alzheimer’s. During the one-hour program, you will learn what to watch for in yourself and others, as well as typical age-related changes, how to approach someone about memory concerns a, as well as the benefits of early detection and diagnoses.

Scam Speak: Skimming, Smishing, Spoofing, and Spear-Phishing – Entering the New World of Scams

Scam Speak: Skimming, Smishing, Spoofing, and Spear-Phishing – Entering the New World of ScamsWed, July 31, 10-11:15am; Free; Reservations required

You may have heard terms like phishing and skimming, but what exactly do these words mean in the world of scams? And, more importantly, how do we protect ourselves from these schemes? Join Kristina Warcholski at Whistlestop to learn tips on avoiding computer tech support scams, investment schemes, online dating scams, rental affinity fraud and more.

Russian Social Group

Russian Social Group

Mondays, 12:30-1:45 pm; No Fee

Are you over 60 years old, Russian speaking, and interested in creating meaningful connections in Marin County? Join this weekly Russian Social group to contribute to intellectual and social discussions.

Zumba

Zumba

Mondays; 9:45am-10:45am; $6/8; Drop-in

Dance to the beat of exciting music! Lead by Pam Munter on Mondays.

Ping Pong

Ping Pong

Fridays; 2:00pm-4:00pm; $2/4; Drop-in

An energetic group of players led by Vivian Malcy. Please wear tennis shoes.

Shake Up Your Mornings with Carol

Shake Up Your Mornings with Carol

Thursdays; 9:30am-10:30am $6/8; Drop-in

Picture this: A great song comes on, and you start humming along, maybe tapping your feet. Join our newest dance teacher, Carol Butler and shake up your mornings!

Free Legal Consultation

Free Legal Consultation

Thursday, By Appointment Only; call 415-459-6700

Legal Aid of Marin provides free 30-minute legal consultations for Marin County residents who are 60+. Volunteer lawyers offer estate planning advice, explain legal options and rights, and recommend referrals to attorneys who have expertise in your particular area of concern.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

Mondays, 11:00am-Noon; $8/10; Drop-in

Join David MacLam on a Tai Chi journey. This non-competitive martial art known for its self-defense techniques and health benefits combines gentle physical exercise and stretching with mindfulness.

Open Art

Open Art

Thursdays; 11:00am-1:00pm; Free; Drop-In

Do you have art projects that are unfinished? Would you like guidance and support from other artists? Join our newest Art facilitator Mary Brooks in doing art here at Whistlestop!

Beginning Ukulele

Beginning Ukulele

Wednesdays; 11:15am-12:15pm; $40/$50

Strum your way to happiness with instructor Sandy Bailey! Please bring your own ukulele.

Learn How to Play Mah Jongg

Learn How to Play Mah Jongg

Interested in learning to play this exciting and challenging tile-based game? Call our front desk to get more information about the class and style of Mah Jongg!

Therapeutic Medical Massage by Rabel

Therapeutic Medical Massage by Rabel

Available by appointment only. Call 415-419-4608; Fee: $1/minute

Rabel is a soft tissue specialist, certified by the American Medical Massage Association. Massages are located in the alcove by Whistlestop’s Jackson Café.

Cal Fresh Registration

Cal Fresh Registration

1st & 3rd Fri (June 1st & 15th); 10:00am-Noon; No fee

The CalFresh Program provides qualified applicants with an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Use the card at participating grocery stores to supplement your food purchases. To register, bring an ID, proof of income and unearned income, bank statements, and proof of residency, etc. A CalFresh specialist will determine your eligibility.

Free Manicures NEW!

Free Manicures NEW!

Tues; 10am-1pm; Registration required

Christy, is back to offer complimentary manicures to you. Simply call our front desk after 9 am on Tuesday mornings to schedule an appointment. While manicures are free, donations are appreciated.