Senior Center Events | May 31 – June 7

The South Pasadena Senior Center, located at 1102 Oxley Street in South Pasadena invites senior citizens to take advantage of programs and services offered to enhance their quality of life.

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The following will be offered at the South Pasadena Senior Center from May 31 to June 7.

Friday, May 31, 10:30 a.m. – Elder Abuse & Bureau of Victim Services Workshop – Monica Nesmith, victim advocate with the Elder Abuse Prosecution Section, from the Los

Friday, May 31, 11:45 a.m. ­–­ Birthday Celebration – The Center will celebrate all honorees. The Honorees will receive free lunch and birthday card. Cake is provided for all attending the luncheon. Advanced sign up required. Sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross – Kaoru Nagano.

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Friday, May 31, 1:30 p.m. – Friday Cinema featuring “First Reformed” a 2018 film, Drama/Mystery, lasting 1 hour and 53 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Monday, June 3, 10 a.m. – Benefits of Magnesium and Potassium – Understand the importance of both magnesium and potassium and what low levels can do to the body. Taking the recommended amounts can assist with body function and improve some symptoms. Presented by Bill Shuttic, Natural Health Practioner.

Tuesday, June 4, 11 a.m. – Stroke Support Group – meets Tuesdays (expect 2nd Tuesday). Meet survivors, share courage, change focus to celebrate progress. Led by volunteer Reams Freedman with the Stroke Association.

Wednesday, June 5, 9:30 a.m. – Crochet & Knitting – Class will continue this year. Learn to create fun gifts or bring your own projects. Instructor: Jean Shono, $5 per class.

Wednesday, June 5, 12:30 p.m. – “12 Angry Men”: Film & Discussion – The film takes place in exclusively one indoor set with only 3 minutes of screen time taking place outside of the jury room. It was director Stanley Lumet’s debut film and the only motion picture that it’s star Henry Fonda produced in his career. Based on screenwriter Reginald Rose’s experiences serving on a jury, the film had previously been made into an Emmy winning drama on Studio One for CBS in the 1050s. We only learn the name of two of the juror characters in the film, the rest are just referred to as their juror numbers. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor cities this film as an influence on her deciding to become a lawyer. Learn more from the movie guy and then watch the movie. Sponsored by Senior Citizens Foundation of South Pasadena.

Friday, June 7, 10 a.m. – Blood Pressure Screening – Transitions Hospice is the host, walk-ins welcome.

Friday, June 7, 10:30 a.m. – Financial Planning Workshop – Want to learn how Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will speak on services available and provide information on elder abuse. How to manage your assets? – Or Social Security and income tax reduction strategies? The potential adverse effect of Wall Street on your retirement? Understand probate? And making your money last through guaranteed Income planning and capital preservation. Presented by investment advisor Scott Burch.

Friday, June 7, 1 p.m. – Friday Cinema featuring “The Front Runner” a 2018 film, Drama/Political thriller, lasting 1 hour and 53 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Friday, June 7, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. – Beginning Computer Class – Class is designed at the beginning level to understand Microsoft Office Systems, setting up email, creating documents, working with photos and more. Class led by Instructor George Holmes, cost per person $25 for four week session. Sign up required.

To learn more on any of the activities or to make a reservation contact the Senior Center at (626) 403-7360.