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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.

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Friday, June 7 & June 21, 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.

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

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

Friday, June 14 & June 28; 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.

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

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

Wednesday, June 19; 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.

The Economics of Climate Change

The Economics of Climate ChangeWednesday, June 19; 10:00am-11:30am; Free: Registration Required

There is increasing consensus that Climate Change is an issue in need of a solution.  There are a variety of solutions available, the problem is figuring out which one is the most efficient. Economists have been working hard to determine what policy approach will meet emission reduction targets at the lowest possible cost.  Chief among these are cap and trade and a carbon fee.  Dr. Haveman will discuss the economics of climate change and help to provide an understanding of the relative merits of different policy options, from an economic perspective.

Whistlestop Welcomes ClearCaptions

Whistlestop Welcomes ClearCaptionsTuesday, June 25; 11:00am-12:00pm; Free; Registration Required

Please join your local ClearCaptions Title IV ADA Specialist, Stan Dennison of Petaluma for an informative conversation. We will be discussing qualifications and how to receive a NO COST caption phone if you struggle with hearing on the phone.

The Value of Advance Medical Directives

The Value of Advance Medical DirectivesWednesday, June 26, 10:00 am-11:15am; Free; Registration required

Join Teresa Tooker, Provider Relations Liaison at Hospice by the Bay, for a presentation about the benefits of having an Advance Medical Directive and the importance of conversations with loved ones about end-of-life care.

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.

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.

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.

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 Farmers Market visits Whistlestop every Thursday, rain or shine. Purchase local seasonal fruits and vegetables with ease right here at Whistlestop.

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.

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.

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.

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!

 

Whistlesizers

Whistlesizers

Tuesday, 9:30am-10:30am & Thursday, 11:00am-Noon; $4/5; Drop-in

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

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.

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.

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!