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

Guest Speaker: Protecting Yourself From Fraud

Please join Fernando Ponce for an in-person 1 hour presentation from the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) as we share a variety of information and resources that will help protect yourself from new and emerging financial scams.

Thu, 12/8, 11am-12pm • Ages 50+ 
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 22

$2 non-members, free for members

Guest Speaker: Upcoming Travel Opportunities - Premier World Discovery

Joan Thornton, Premier World Discovery Representative, presents highlights of their travel package opportunities in 2023.

Thu, 1/19, 1:30-2:30pm • Ages 50+ 
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 23
$2 non-members, free for members 


Dementia Caregivers Support

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: 8/3/22-2/22/23
Wed, 10:30am-12pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 28
$22-$30 (4-5 classes)


Watercolor - Barbara

Join this intermediate to advanced 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: 9/2/22-3/3/23
Thu, 1-4pm OR Fri, 9:30am-12:30pm OR 1-4pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 26
$34.50-$60 (3-5 classes)


Ukulele - Bill's Beginners & Beyond

A group of ukulele enthusiasts who love to have fun! Pre-registration required.

Multiple Sessions: 9/12/22-2/27/23
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: 9/13/22-2/7/23
Tue/Thu, 9:15am-2pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 23
$25 (AARP members $20)


Pole Walking for Balance and Mobility (Veterans Only)

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. Scholarships available, call 707-543-3745 for assistance.

Fri, 10/14, 9:30am-12:30pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 4
$3.50 Member, $4 non-member (1 class)

Becoming a Conscious Aging Woman

What do our later years hold for us, demand of and offer us? Social workers Chris and Jean will lead a group discussion through the many dimensions of aging, its purpose, challenges and surprises. By aging in a more conscious way, you can explore and enjoy what this stage of life has to offer!

Tue, 1/10/23-2/14/23, 10am-12pm • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 21
$33-$36 (6 classes)

Legal Consultation with Roy Johnston

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

Monthly; 3rd Thu, 9:30-11:30am • Ages 50+
Person Sr. Wing/Rm 28
$5 non-members, free for members



Play a variety of fun games to challenge your mind and perhaps win a prize or two! Those 60 and older who choose to sign up may receive a meal from the Council on Aging. Pre-registration required, stop by the front desk, or call 707-543-3282.

Mon & Wed, 11:30am-2:30pm • Ages 50+
Steele Lane/Dohn Rm


Bingo Party

Admission includes game sheets and lunch. Must register by 10/3 to guarantee lunch. We have daubers! Pre-registration is required: $10 due at registration, $10 due at event. Additional bingo packs (9 games) are available for $5 each.

Sat, 10/15, 10am-2pm
Steele Lane/Dohn Rm
$20 (includes 18 game sheets)



The billiards room is open for those with reservations for either 9am-12pm or 12-3pm. Pre-registration required, stop by the front desk, or call 707-543-3282 to book your reservation.

Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm • Ages 50+
Steele Lane/Billiard Rm
$3 (3 hours)


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: 10/28 Halloween, 12/16 Holidays, 2/10 Valentine’s Day.
No Dances: 11/11, 11/25, 12/2, 12/23, 12/30 and 2/17.

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


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.

Fri, 9/16, 12-1:30pm
$6 Member, $12 non-member
Pre-register by 9/12


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

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

Steele Lane Community Center
415 Steele Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone: 707-543-3282
Desk Hours: M-F, 9am-5:30pm

COVID-19 Update

Activities and COVID-19 safety measures may change based on current public health guidance, contact the facility to confirm. Face coverings are currently not required but strongly recommended for all indoor activities.