Senior Center Happenings | April 16 – 20, 2018

The South Pasadena Senior Center, located at 1102 Oxley Street in South Pasadena, offers programs and services to enhance the quality of life of senior citizens.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | | The South Pasadena Senior Center, 1102 Oxley Street in South Pasadena, offers a variety of programs and services to enhance the quality of life of senior citizens.

Monday, April 16, 3:30 p.m.“Tech Day” Volunteers Youth Commission are available to assist with setting up cell phones, tables, IPad. They can also provide assistance with organizing photos, contacts, downloading apps and much more.  Once per month during the school year 3:30 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Tuesday, April 17, 2:30 p.m. – “Basin and Range.” Covering all of Nevada, Western Utah, the Mojave Desert of California, and parts of other states, the Basin and Range Province is a remarkable region: harsh desert split up into hundreds of north-south trending ranges and basins; frequent explosive volcanism and earthquakes; the highest flow of heat from the earth’s interior measured in the U.S.: rich in gold, silver, copper, and many other minerals; and overlying the thinnest continental crust in the world. We will explore the reasons for why this region has all these properties. Advanced sign up preferred.

Wednesday, April 18, 10:30 a.m.“Healthy Heart 101.”  You can control some risks.  The more you know about managing stress, blood pressure, cholesterol and other controllable heart attack risk factors, the more you’re living the heart-healthy way. Representative Kathleen Eastwood from Huntington Hospital  will be our speaker. Sign up needed.

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Thursday, April 19 and April 20, 9 1 p.m. – “AARP Smart Driver Course.” The improved course is designed with the participant in mind. The focus is on areas where older drivers can benefit from additional training to include:  Roundabouts, pavement markings, stop-sign compliance, red-light running and safety issues. Participants completing the course will be provided with a certificate for their auto insurance agency, which may qualify them for a discount on auto insurance for up to three years.  There is no test to pass. $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Checks are only accepted made payable to AARP, advanced sign up required.

Friday, April 20, 11:45 a.m.  – Luncheon of Chicken Cordon Blue served with reservation needed in advance.  After the lunch at 1 p.m., the 2017 film “Call Me By Your Name” will be shown. All senior citizens are welcome.

The South Pasadena Senior Center can be reached by calling (626) 403-7360 for additional information or to make a reservation for any of the activities.

PHOTO: Bill Glazier | | Every week throughout the year, many residents make their way to the South Pasadena Senior Center to find activities, entertainment and special luncheons.