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Beginning & Intermediate Ukulele

Beginning & Intermediate Ukulele

Ukulele Beginning and Intermediate

6-week sessions, $40 member; $50 non-member

Instructor: Sandy Bailey

Beginning 11:15am-12:15pm

Intermediate 12:30pm-1:30pm

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

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

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

Friday, May 10 & May 24; 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.

Navigating the 3 M’s of Aging: Meaning, Mourning & Memory Loss

Navigating the 3 M’s of Aging: Meaning, Mourning & Memory LossWednesday, May 29; 10:00am-11:15am; Free; Registration required

Join Jacob Brown an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in working with seniors, helping them to navigate the emotional & physical challenges of aging. In this presentation, we will look at the emotional impact of aging.  We will examine some of, the challenges our clients face as they navigate an ever-changing landscape of cognitive abilities, physical limitations, and a cascade of losses.  We will discuss strategies for helping seniors successfully adjust to these difficult transitions.

Hawaii comes to the Jackson Café!

Hawaii comes to the Jackson Café!Thursday, May 30; 12:00pm-1:00pm; Free; Entertainment provided during lunch

Enjoy lunch and a show at the Jackson Café! Charlotte Kaboyashi and dancers will demonstrate the Art of Hula accompanied by Sandy Baily our Ukulele instructor.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Rollin’ Root Mobile Farmers Market Truck

Rollin’ Root Mobile Farmers Market Truck

Thursdays rain or shine; 9:00am-10:00am

The Agricultural Institute of Marin’s Mobile Farmer’s Market visits Whistlestop every Thursday rain or shine. Purchase local seasonal fruits and vegetables with ease right here at Whistlestop.

ACASA

ACASA

The HOPE Program, Senior peer counseling and ACASA is a group of volunteer Spanish speaking senior peer counselors (services also available in English). Trained counselors have supportive counseling skills and provide weekly home visits to their clients, offering free and confidential emotional support.

ACASA is currently looking for counselors. For questions or to sign up for a friendly visit, contact Laurie Hunt (415 473-6802).

Covia’s Social Call Program

Covia’s Social Call ProgramAre you an older adult or a homebound or disabled individual who lives alone? Register today for free, reassuring calls three mornings a week to say, “Good morning” and check in with you. Call 1-877-797-7299.

Citizenship Prep Class

Citizenship Prep Class

Resuming Week of February 4 – May 8; Wednesdays; 3:30pm-4:45pm

Fee: Sign up before February 1 and get a $5 discount $35/$40; after February 4 pay full price $40/$45

Naturalization is the process to voluntarily become a U.S. citizen if you were born outside of the United States. In general, you may be eligible if you can show continuous U.S. residence for three to five years, are at least 18 years old, and demonstrate good moral character and loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. If you are currently studying for your Citizenship Exam and need additional support, join us for our weekly class.

 

Too Much Stuff?

Too Much Stuff?

Tues; 3-4pm; No fee; Monthly registration

Do you or someone you love struggle with TMS (Too Much Stuff)? Join this positive support group, led by facilitator Sue Zee Poinsett, as they discuss the challenges of dealing with TMS and open a dialogue about hoarding awareness. Learn how to help yourself or family members with this common and very serious problem.

Nutrition Consultations NEW

Nutrition Consultations NEW

By Appointment Only; Monday-Friday, 9:30am-3:30pm

Schedule a 30 minute session with our in-house Nutritionist, Sophia Osotio. Discuss your nutrition related concerns or questions. Enjoy our new Whistlestop Member perk! Schedule an appointment with Sophia at (415) 456-9062 ext. 115.

Yoga

Yoga

Fridays 3:00pm-4:00pm; $3/5; Drop-in

Improve balance strength and flexibility with Kelly Lynch, instructor. Please bring your own yoga mat.

 

Movie Club

Movie ClubEvery Fri; 1-3pm; No Fee; Drop-in

Enjoy a cozy afternoon movie with free popcorn and good company. Bring a friend along to the Whistlestop lounge and share the experience!

 

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!

Victim-Witness Assistance

Victim-Witness Assistance

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 9am-Noon; 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.

Open Art

Open Art

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

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!