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Beginning Ukulele

Beginning Ukulele

Wednesdays, December 4th – January 22nd; 11:15 am – 12:15 pm; $40/$50

Strum your way to happiness with instructor Sandy Bailey! Please bring your own ukulele. Each session runs for 6 weeks.

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.

 

CalFresh (eligibility & application assistance)

CalFresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Mondays, January 6, 13, 23, 30

Fridays, January 3 & 17, 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.

Financial Consulting

Financial ConsultingWednesdays, January 8th & 22nd; 10:00am-12:00pm. Free; Appointment only.

Peter Tabet, CLU, ChFC, AEP, MBA, brings a wide-ranging portfolio of education, experience, skills & interests to his career in insurance and financial services.

Italian

Italian

All classes begin January 9th

Ciao! Come learn Italian with Karen Raccanello! All levels welcomed. We offer Italian 1, 2 & 3. Classes are $40/$45

Victim-Witness Assistance

Victim-Witness Assistance

Thursdays, January 9 and 23, 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.

Drop-In Writers

Drop-In WritersFirst Thursday of every month beginning January 9th, with the exception of July; 12:30pm-3:00pm. Secessions are $10. Beginners welcomed! Class is limited to 8 people. Registration required. This is a drop-in writers group facilitated by Jean Stumpf.

Zumba

Zumba

Wednesdays, begins January 15th; 9:00 am – 9:50 am; $3/$4; Drop-in

It is time to get up and dance with Jimna Calmell!

Stretch and Breath

Stretch and BreathEvery Wednesday beginning January 15th; 10:00am-10:50am. Fee is $3/$5.

This class will help to strengthen, loosen and balance your body for better health and quality of life. It will include deep, gentle, simple stretches from dance, primal and yogic movements, always working with the breath to a variety of peaceful music. You will need a stretching mat, blankets or pillows. Please wear loose stretchable clothing and non-slip socks or soft dance slippers. This class will be taught by Kathy Burch, aka KaRasheba.

Marin Gardens

Marin GardensTuesday, January 21st; 11:00 am – Noon

Have any CBD questions? Come by for pamphlets and information.

Come ask a budtender about Cannabis.

Movement & Music

Movement & Music

Begins Mondays, January 27th; 11:00 am – Noon; Fee $15 yearly Emeritus Students College of Marin (ESCOM) membership, plus $63 for ESCOM members $82 for Non-members (6-week class) paid to the College of Marin registrar. Call 415-485-9318 to register.

If you have not been exercising regularly or have arthritis-related problems, this class is for you. Join instructor, Diane Haine in the comfortably paced class that meets individual needs. Both chair and standing mobility exercises tone both upper and lower body muscles. Includes joint flexibility, muscle strengthening, balancing, breathing coordination and modified Tai-chi movements. 

Positive Aging Series

Positive Aging Series

Wednesday, January 29th; 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm; Registration Required

Join us in a discussion on sleep, stress, and health.

Life Story Writing

Life Story Writing

Free intro! Workshop series begins January 30th 2020; 2:30pm-4:00pm.

This workshop will be held in the computer room at Whistlestop. This workshop will help you decide if you want to join the basic life story workshop part one series starting February 6, 2020. There is no fee for this workshop but limited to 12 participants.

ESL

ESL

Monday and Wednesdays, Starting February 3rd, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm; $40/45; Registration Required

We will be offering levels 100, 150 and 250

Too Much Stuff?

Too Much Stuff?

Group meetings will be on a short break starting Tuesday, August 6. The group will resume on Tuesday, September 3.

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.

Whistlesizers

Whistlesizers

Tuesdays, 9:30 am – 10:30 am; $4/5; Drop-in

Thursday, 11:00 am – Noon; $4/5; Drop-in

Join Elizabeth Lynn, instructor for gentle chair exercises and light cardio to improve your strength, flexibility and motion.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Third Wednesday of each month, 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Call 415-456-9062 x100 to register.

As we enter the new year, now is a great opportunity to update and review your estate plans, including taking inventory of your assets, drafting a will, creating a living trust, and assigning financial and health care powers of attorney. Our 2020 series will begin with an accredited estate planner and chartered financial consultant, Peter Tabet. Peter recently retired after a 40-year career as a Financial Advisor at Northwestern Mutual and is distinctly knowledgeable about the complex financial aspects of estate planning. Join Peter at Whistlestop for an informative presentation on the processes involved in fiscally preparing your estate on Wednesday, January 15, from 9:30-11:00 am. This presentation is sponsored by Valley Memorial Park Cemetery and Funeral Home in Novato.

Whistlestop Book Sale

Whistlestop Book Sale

Browse the BOOK SALE in our main Lounge!

Dozens of new and gently used books and DVDs for $1-$2, with excellent new hardcovers and trade paperbacks added daily.

Bestsellers, gift books, mysteries, health books, and much more.

All proceeds go directly to supporting Whistlestop’s programs and services.

 

Holistic Health by Pam Arnott

Holistic Health by Pam Arnott

By Appointment Only. Mondays and Fridays. To schedule please call 415-456-9062

Pam Arnott is a Board-Certified Holistic Health Practitioner.

She also holds Certifications in several other modalities in the Healing Arts.  Pam addresses each client’s individual needs such as Stress, Pain, and various ailments. She utilizes an advanced form of Energy Healing, Nutrition and Lifestyle, Breath-work, Whole Body Intelligence™, and Hypnosis.  Pam’s favorite part of her work is receiving an unexpected phone call from a client the day after a Healing Session excitedly sharing their positive results! Call to schedule a FREE 10-minute Consultation to discuss the best way Pam can help you to reduce pain, lower stress levels, feel more energized and more.

Free Legal Consultation

Free Legal Consultation

Thursday, by appointment only, call 415-459-6700

Legal Aid of Marin provides free 30-minute consultations for Marin County residents who are 60+. Volunteer trusts and estates lawyers give limited scope consultations on trust and estates, wills, trust administration, Health Care Directives, Powers of Attorney, and some related real estate matters.