Classes and Events

Register to Join Us!

The following classes and events require pre-registration. Use the links below to register online, give us a call, or visit the center in person and we will assist you. Join us today to experience more LIFE: Learning, Independence, Friends, Energy!

Guest Speaker Series

Pacifica Senior Living Workshop

Speakers will be answering all questions regarding independent living, assisted living, and memory care. They will also discuss other organizations out there that help with home placement and more. 

Mon, 12/4/23, 12-1pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 23
Free member, $2 non-member (1 class)

Homecare Information

Learn about the types of caregiving agencies and the differences between them, what questions to ask when interviewing agencies or private caregivers, reasonable expectations of a caregiver, how to keep them honest, and what to do if issues arise.

Thu, 12/7/23, 12-1pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 23
Free member, $2 non-member (1 class)

Basic Estate Planning - Roy Johnston

This seminar will acquaint you with the basics of planning your estate, including how to transfer property without a Will or a Trust, when a Will is sufficient, when a Trust is a good idea, why you can't just put your children on the title to your home or accounts, how to provide for a special needs child, how to provide for an irresponsible child or one with substance abuse, and why you should have a Health Care Directive and Power of Attorney for property management.

Wed, 1/17/24, 10-11:30am • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 23
Free member, $2 non-member (1 class)

Pole Walking for Balance and Mobility

When pole walking, you feel energized, taller and more confident! This training is designed for people with mild to moderate mobility challenges and is ideal if you are preparing for or recovering from joint surgery. People with MS, Parkinson's, arthritis or aging joints find these skills invaluable for maintaining quality of life. Variety of poles are provided.

Fri, 8/18/23, 9:15am-12:15pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 25
$35 member, $45 non-member (1 class)

Dementia Support for Caregivers - New & Experienced

Caring, confidential and compassionate support group for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's and other forms of Dementia. At meetings, you’ll learn best practices for coping with challenging behaviors, experience how others are dealing with caregiving issues, discuss the latest research and receive information about supportive services in our community. Pre-registration required.

Multiple Sessions: 9/6/23-2/29/24
Wed, 9-10:15am OR 10:30am-12pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 28
$16.50-$30 (4-5 classes)


Ukulele - Bill's Beginners & Beyond

Group focus on having fun while playing and singing together. A few basic chords (C, F, G7) are enough to get you started. Pre-registration and ukulele required.

Multiple Sessions: 9/11/23-2/26/24
Mon, 11am-12pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 5
$4.50-$10 (3-5 classes)


AARP Driver Safety Program - Full & Renewal

Learn current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to drive more safely in today’s challenging traffic environment. Learn to manage common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. First time students must take the full eight-hour course. The renewal course is for those who have completed the full course within the past four years. 

Multiple Sessions: 9/12/23-2/13/24
Tue/Thu OR Thu, 9:15am-1:30pm OR 9:15am-2pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 23
$25 (AARP members $20)


Watercolor - Barbara

Join this class where you develop your own unique style using watercolor techniques. Enjoy monthly themes, daily demonstrations, and critiques with pointers to help you improve. Material list available upon request. Pre-registration required.

Multiple Sessions: 9/21/23-2/23/24
Thu OR Fri, 1-4pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 26
$46-$72 (2-5 classes)


Legal Consultation with Roy Johnston

Meet with an elder law attorney for a 15-minute private consultation. Pre-registration required.

Monthly; 3rd Thu, 10am-12pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 8
Free for members, $5 non-members



Come celebrate autumn at the annual Oktoberfest, a complete BBQ lunch with brats and non-alcohol beverages. Enjoy live Accordion and Polka Dance music performed by Steve Balich. Pre-register by 9/12.

Fri, 9/15/23, 12-1:30pm • Ages 50+
Finley Courtyard
$9 member, $12 non-member

Bingo Party!

Play a variety of Bingo games and challenge your mind. Admission includes game sheets and lunch. We have daubers! Pre-registration by 10/6 is required: $10 due at registration, $10 due at event. Additional bingo packs (9 games) are available for $5 each.

Sat, 10/14/23, 10am-2pm • Ages 50+
Steele Lane/Dohn Rm
$20 (includes 18 game sheets)


Ballroom Dances

Enjoy the best ballroom dancing in Santa Rosa with live bands and DJ music playing your favorite sounds from the ‘40s to present. Keep your feet and spirits floating with the polka, waltz, cha cha, tango, and more. All are welcome with or without a partner.
Themed Dance Socials: 10/27 Halloween, 12/15 Holidays, 2/9 Valentine's Day.
No Dances: 11/10, 11/24, 12/1, 12/22, 12/29 and 2/23.

Fri, 1-4pm • Ages 50+
Finley Complex
$8.50 member, $9 non-member

Drop-in with purchase of 5 visits

*Live Band/DJ Schedule*

1st Friday: Tom Shader Trio
2nd Friday: Memory Lane Combo
3rd & 5th Fridays: DJ Steve Luther
4th Friday: SwingSet


Person Senior Wing
2060 West College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Phone: 707-543-3745
Desk Hours: M-F, 8:30am-4pm