The Senior Center will be closed for Thanksgiving November 24 & 25.  

Due to due to expectedly inclement weather conditions, we must cancel the live music performance.  We look forward to bringing the band back in the Spring!  

The Brian Mertes Duo

Est. 1958

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Mertes and Peter Bavasi are best friends playing music together since 1958!  Brian on guitar and Peter on drums played in high school and college dance bands through 1964.  Now, fifty-eight years later and long retired, Brian and Peter are back playing music together and thrilled to bring live entertainment to the Senior Center!

 

The Duo offers a playlist of over 300 songs, including standards from the Great American Songbook, the Frank Sinatra catalog, soft rock, country tunes from the ‘60s, and more!

Sips, Bites & Model Tours 

at Vi at La Jolla Village

Retirement Community 

Vi at La Jolla Village residents enjoy a vibrant lifestyle within a community that offers first class services and amenities. Tour the newly designed One Bedroom and One Bedroom + Den models. They are stunningly livable and offer the same long-term benefits of continuing care at no additional charge over monthly independent fees. It’s time to experience life on your terms with worry free living.

Thursday, December 1

Tour bus will depart the Senior Center parking lot at 1:15 pm

and return to Senior Center parking lot by 4:15 pm.  

Please call the Senior Center at 858 756-3041 to register.

"Don't Get Hooked"

presented by Hazel Quinones

County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

 

Hazel Quinones, Outreach and Education staff member of the Health and Community Engagement Team at the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, will present an interactive talk on grandparent scams, sweepstakes and lottery scams, telemarketing scams, IRS and other governmental scams, and more!

Friday, December 2, at 10:00 am 

Please call the Senior Center at 858 756-3041 to register.

The Gift of Your Memories

with Lisa Randall 

 

 

Join Lisa Randall, M.S., for an opportunity to create an unforgettable gift for loved ones this year! Lisa will provide short readings and prompts to inspire conversation and writing around your memories as you create a meaningful gift of your memories. Lisa is a health educator & the founder of Integrative Memory and developer of the Memory Alive!© workshop series.

Monday, December 5, at 2:00 pm 

Please call the Senior Center at 858 756-3041 to register.

A Treasury of Christmas Humor 

with Richard Lederer

 

 

Celebrating his new book, Union-Tribune language columnist Richard Lederer will offer a program of history, lore, jokes, puns, and funny verse about Christmas. Dr. Lederer will be pleased to sign his books for your Christmas gift giving.

Thank you to our sponsor

Tuesday, December 6, at 10:00 am 

Please call the Senior Center at 858 756-3041 to register.

Movement with Michael 

 

Michael Liederman is a Physical Therapist with more than 10 years’ experience working with people of all ages.  He is an expert in modalities that improve overall functional mobility, physical safety, pain management, and mitigate disability.  In this interactive, hands-on class Michael provides range of motion and strengthening exercises that assist with safely walking, standing, and climbing stairs.  Michaels youthful energy makes learning to prevent falls fun!  Join Michael the 2nd Monday of each month. 

Monday, December 12, at 2:00 pm 

Please call the Senior Center at 858 756-3041 to register.

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

presented by James Wieme, LMFT

 

Each day is difficult enough following the death of a loved one, and the holidays often bring new challenges, concerns, and confusion. Learn practical tools and tips to help navigate the holidays. Presenter, James Wieme, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with The Elizabeth Hospice where he provides grief related therapy and facilitates specialized grief support groups. Jim will help participants create a plan for coping with expectations and commitments during the holiday season.

Friday, December 16, at 2:00 pm 

Please call the Senior Center at 858 756-3041 to register.

The Senior Center will be closed for the holidays December 23 & 26. 

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Ongoing In-Person Classes 

Each Tuesday 2:00-4:00 PM

Calling All Chess Players! 

 

 

 

 

Researchers have found evidence that playing chess may result in improved brain function, memory, cognitive abilities, and strategic thinking.  Each Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 pm, enjoy a friendly game of chess at the Senior Center.  All levels of players are welcome.  Free instruction for beginners.  Tables and playing pieces are provided.

 Please call the Senior Center at 858-756-3041

to reserve your space at a table!

Each Wednesday at 10:30AM

Tai Chi & Balance 

with Mordy Levine 

Mordy Levine is an instructor of yoga, Tai Chi, karate, and meditation.  Mordy is the creator of the Meditation Pro Series that teaches meditation for different conditions that affect Western civilization (e.g., stress, insomnia, weight issues, smoking).  To date, over 900,000 people have learned to meditate through his series of meditation programs.

 

  • Learn basic forms of Tai Chi and Chi Kung.

  • Emphasis is on posture, balance, muscle relaxation & breathing.

  • Geared specifically for beginners and senior citizens.

  • Learn basic meditations - emphasis on breathing and relaxation.

 

There is a $10 fee per class paid to the instructor.

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 PM 

Art with Jan O'Hara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join Jan and other artists for a weekly art class.  Bring your own project to work on or begin a new flower (pictured here) with Jan's step-by-step instruction.  This can be done in oil, acrylic, watercolor, or colored pencils.  Students will need to bring their own supplies. 

 

There is a $20 fee per class paid to the instructor.  

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

Each Thursday at 10:00AM

Chair Yoga

with Peggie Moore

Peggie Moore, is a certified Yoga Instructor (RYT500), Reiki Master, and has also received her certification as a BEWELL Yoga for Cancer teacher. Peggie has practiced yoga her entire adult life and is passionate about working with every age, size, shape, and ability who has the desire to find their way to yoga and to a healthier, happier life. This class will teach you ways in which you can reduce stress, improve well-being, and improve your strength and flexibility. Appropriate modifications are provided for students.

Please call the Senior Center at 858.756.3041 to register.

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