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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.

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.

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Friday, April 5 & April 19; 10:00am-12:00pm; No fee; Call Cal-Fresh/SF Marin Food Bank for assistance: 415-697-7411

The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, Cal-Fresh, provides qualified applicants with an EBT card to use at participating grocery stores and farmers’ markets.

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

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

Friday, April 12 & April 26; 10:30am-12:00pm; No fee

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.

Healthy Aging Workshop

Healthy Aging Workshop

Thursday, April 18; 12:30pm-2:00pm; 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.

SSI & CalFresh Opportunity Presentation

SSI & CalFresh Opportunity PresentationTuesday, April 23; 11:00am-12:00pm; Free; Registration encouraged

Do you have questions about CalFresh? Do you have questions about the SF-Marin Food Bank? Join Thalia Diaz, Alexandra Danino & Mercedes King to learn about the changes that have happened with SSI recipients and their eligibility for CalFresh benefits.

Getting the Most out of Your Social Security

Getting the Most out of Your Social SecurityWednesday, April 24; 10:00am-11:15am; No Fee; Registration required

Filing for Social Security benefits requires an understanding of Social Security’s complex rules. Join Mike Zaidlin, founder of Madrone Investment Advisory LLC, who will discuss Social Security benefits, issues and impacts in an informative presentation at Whistlestop.

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.

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.

Whistlesizers

Whistlesizers

Tuesday @ 9:30am-10:30am and Thursday @ 11:00am-12:00pm; $4/5; Drop-in

Join Elizabeth Lynn, instructor, of our Whistlesizers class where gentle chair exercises with light cardio exercises are done to improve your strength, flexibility and motion.

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.

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.

Zumba

Zumba

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

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

 

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.

 

Senior Circle in partnership with Hospice by the Bay

Senior Circle in partnership with Hospice by the Bay

First Wednesday of the Month starting April 3; 10:00am-11:30am

With an open heart and an open mind, please join LCSW, Jill Cordova-Holt as our new Senior Circle facilitator. Sometimes we all need a little support when it comes to aging gracefully and leading ourselves through some emotional support.

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).