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!
Emergency Preparedness Lunch & Learn
Are you prepared for an emergency? Join us for this free two-part workshop featuring emergency preparation help from first responders, emergency managers, and pet experts. Learn about fire and evacuation safety, earthquake preparedness, steps to take for power outages, gathering emergency supplies, and more. Must pre-register by 9/20.
Thu, 9/28 & 10/12, 11am-12:30pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Auditorium
FREE (2 classes)
Guest Speaker Series
DIY Will, Power of Attorney, & Health Care Directive - Roy Johnston
How to Do Your Own Will, Power of Attorney, and Health Care Directive.
Tue, 10/10/23, 10am-12:30pm • 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 OR Thu, 10:30am-12pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 28
$16.50-$30 (4-5 classes)
Ukulele - Bill's Beginners & Beyond
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.
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.
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)
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+
$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