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Shake Up Your Mornings with Carol

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

Starting March 14

Darling! Don’t ever to be too shy to dance your heart out. Join Carol Butler in shaking up your morning with dancing, laughter and little bit of sweat!Shake Up Your Mornings with Carol

ESL Starting Week of February 4 – May 8

ESL Starting Week of February 4 - May 8

Monday and Wednesdays; 2:00pm-3:30pm

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

We will be offering levels 100, 150 and 250.

Dyalogues & Wishes Workshop: Plan Well, Live Well, Die Well

Dyalogues & Wishes Workshop: Plan Well, Live Well, Die WellWednesday, March 20; 9:30am-11:00am; No Fee: Registration Required

Join the Dyalogues facilitators in learning to initiate meaningful conversations about “end-of-life care wishes” as well as learning how easy it can be to engage your family and community. We invite you to foster empathy and compassion for yourself and others through this thought provoking workshop

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

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

Wednesday, March 20; 9:30am-12:30pm; 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 seniors. To register, bring an ID, proof of income, and proof of residency and one of the Food Bank specialist will determine your eligibility.

Healthy Aging Workshop

Healthy Aging Workshop

Thursday, March 21; 12:30-2pm; No fee; Registration required

Are you interested in evaluating and improving your health? Join Wells Whitney, Board Member of the Buck Institute for a presentation of his healthy aging scorecard. Dr. Whitney will help you evaluate and identify the areas where you can improve your health and your life.

Nutrition Bites Social Group

Nutrition Bites Social Group

Thursday, March 21; 3-4 pm; No fee; Registration required

Are you a self-proclaimed foodie?! This group is for anyone who loves food! We talk about restaurant suggestions and recipes – with a focus on how to eat healthier while still enjoying delicious food!

Socially Responsible Investing

Socially Responsible InvestingWednesday, March 27; 10-11:15am; No Fee; Registration required

Learn about the opportunities to invest according to your values with customized portfolios that reflect your values. These values can range from reducing carbon emissions, gun control, animal welfare, and/or heart-healthy living among many others.  Free Presentation by Marinites, Adrian Jones and Dan Murray, fiduciaries with Mirador Capital Partners, LP., Sponsored by Valley Memorial Park, Novato.

Rotary Home Team: Home Maintenance for the Elderly

Rotary Home Team: Home Maintenance for the ElderlySaturday, March 30

For many older adults, common household repairs are no longer easy to do, family members may not be able to help, and the cost of hiring a handyman is prohibitive. Call Home Team at 888.204.5573 for an appointment. A two-person team of volunteer Rotarians will be scheduled to visit your home.

Memory Screenings

Memory Screenings

Wednesday, April 3; 9:00am-12:30pm: No Fee; Registration Required

Worried about memory loss or just want to have a reference detection test? Call today to schedule a free 45-minute appointment. Memory assessment is not diagnostic, but it is an opportunity to speak privately and confidentially with a professional evaluator. Limited to 10 appointments.

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

Dance to the beat of exciting music! Lead by Pam Munter on Mondays and Carol Butler on Thursdays.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

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

Join David Mac Lam 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.

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+. Local volunteer lawyers offer general advice, explain legal options and rights, and recommend referrals to attorneys who have expertise in your particular area of concern.

Learn How to Play Mah Jongg

Learn How to Play Mah Jongg

Interested in learning to play this exciting and challenging tile-based game? Put your name on the list! We are gathering a list of people who are interested in learning how to play Mah Jongg this coming June on Wednesday mornings. Once we have enough interest, we will announce the class dates and time.

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.

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.

Open Art

Open ArtThursdays; 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!

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.

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).

Rollin’ Root Mobile Farmers Market Truck

Rollin’ Root Mobile Farmers Market Truck

Thursdays rain or shine; 9-10am

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.