Senior Center Events September 28 through October 5, 2018

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

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | | South Pasadena Senior Center

The following will be offer:

Friday, September 28 – Spaghetti Feast –an annual event where staff makes their family recipe of Bolognese sauce.  The event includes Italian music by Jimmy Reno.  The event is sponsored: The Kensington of Sierra Madre. Advanced sign up required.

Monday, October 1, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30am –Yoga. Yoga can relieve pain, improve sleep, create mental balance and increase energy. The class will continue every Monday and Wednesday.  Cost per month is $24 for twice a week, once a week is $12 and walk-ins $4. Instructor: Diana Bohan, Certified Yoga Instructor.

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Monday, October 1, 10 a.m. – Anti-Aging – Are you interested in health and nutrition and the benefits to improve your body’s overall function? Are you interested in making a life style change focused on what you eat? Attend this lecture and become informed. Bill Shuttic, Natural Health Practitioner, and Nutritionist, Herbalist. Sign-ups encourage, and walk-ins are welcome.

Monday, October 1, 11 a.m. – Italian Begining. – Class meets on Mondays. The class does require a textbook at the cost of $15. Instructor Ron Del Luco. Limited seating, register in advance and is open to Center members.

Monday, October 1, 12 noon – Italian Conv. – Class will continue to meet on Mondays. Instructor Miguel Angel Coronado. No registration required for this class open to Center  members

Tuesday, October 2, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. – Meditation – Learn to calm the mind and focus on the positivity of the task at hand.  Learn to develop the tool to expand one’s consciousness.  Led by certified instructor Candace Podvoll.  Cost per month $16 or $5 walk in fee.

Tuesday, October 2, 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. – Walking Group – Group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30am. Newcomers welcome. Meet at SC and group will introduce you the regulars. Group is friendly and encourages one another. An easy form of exercise and does not required equipment, and allows for socializing at the same time. Lead volunteers are: Marta Pando and Linda Mendoza.

Tuesday, October 2, 4-5 p.m. – Ballroom Dance – The class will continue every Tuesday with Cha Cha dancing theme. The Cha Cha is a lively and fun dance characterized by Cuban motion and rhythm expressed throughout the body. Class fee is $25 per month.

Wednesday, October 3, 9:30-11:30 a.m. – Flu Shot Clinic – Important requirements:  Vaccines are for adults ages 18 years and over; No allergy to eggs or previous influenza vaccine; No history of Guillain-Barre syndrome; No serious illness or fever on day of vaccination; Please wear short sleeve shirts.  The clinic is provided by Huntington Hospital and the entrance  line will form at the rear of the Senior Center. Vaccines are offered on a first come, first served basis.  Coffee & treats are provided by Hollenbeck Palms Retirement Community.

Wednesday, October 3, 10-11 a.m. – Pets Needing TLC – Spend time with friendly, fun-loving dogs. THE 1ST Wednesday of each month, volunteers from the Pasadena Humane Society bring some loveable dogs to spend the morning with the members.

Wednesday, October 3, 6:30 p.m. – What to do about Mom and Dad? – The workshop is designed to help caregivers and family of older adults’ cope with early onset conditions that can impact their quality of life. Workshop will include a panel of professionals and an opportunity for on-on-one questions and resource tables. Attendees will be given packet of materials for future reference including: The Family Love Letter”. Program is coordinated by the Center and the Senior Citizens Commission and sponsored by Hurtado & Sokolow Real Estate. Advanced sign up needed. Event held in the Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St. South Pasadena.

Friday, October 5, 10-11:30 a.m. – Blood Pressure Screening offered by Transitions Hospice, all participants are eligible for a raffle prize.  Walk-ins welcome.

Friday, October 5, 1 p.m. – Friday Cinema – Featuring “Won’t you Be My Neighbor” a 2018 film.   Filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, the beloved host of the popular children’s TV show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

Lunch menu for the week:  Monday 1, Tuesday 2, Wednesday 3, Thursday 4, and Friday 5.  Lunches cost $2.25 and required a reservation in advance.

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