85 East Holly Street, Pasadena, CA 91103 • Tel: 626.795.4331 • www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org
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Free December Events at Pasadena Senior Center
There is something for everyone in December at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St.
You do not have to be a member to attend. Some events require advance reservations as noted.
Disaster Preparedness – Thursday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m. Are you prepared for a disaster or emergency? Learn what you should put in a disaster kit, how to make plans and get trained before the next major earthquake or other disaster happens. Presented by the Pasadena Fire Department.
Friday Movie Matinees – Fridays, Dec. 2 to 16. Everyone enjoys movies and the pleasures they bring. Dec. 2 at 1 p.m.: “Ghostbusters” (2016, PG-13) starring Melissa McCarthy and Chris Hemsworth. After a ghost invasion of Manhattan two paranormal enthusiasts, a nuclear engineer and a subway worker band together to stop the otherworldly threat. Dec. 9 at 1 p.m.: “The Apartment” (1960, NR) starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine. An office worker who wants to move up the corporate ladder lets company executives use his apartment for romantic trysts, but then complications ensue. Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.: “Elf” (2003, PG) starring Will Ferrell and Mary Steenburgen. After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.
Cardmaking Workshop – Monday, Dec. 5, from noon to 2 p.m. Surprise a special someone with a personalized, handmade greeting card. Whether it’s happy birthday, happy holidays, thank you, thinking of you or other sentiment, you’ll create a decorative card in your own unique style and have fun discovering your creativity while workshop leaders help you bring your ideas to life. All materials will be provided.
Scenic Walkers Club – Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. Join this new group for a series of leisurely walks to enjoy the great outdoors and get some exercise. Alan Colville will give you a list of items to bring, let you know what to expect, provide detailed itineraries and arrange transportation. Destinations during this series will include Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Eaton Canyon Natural Area, Arroyo Seco and many more. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 626-221-3741.
Spirituality and Aging – Thursday, Dec. 8, at 10 a.m. Spirituality is the measure of how willing we are to allow grace, some power greater than ourselves, to enter our lives and guide us along the way. Each person has a different interpretation of spirituality. Local spiritual leader Doug Edwards, who brings faith into aging and is director of outreach for be.group, will lead a discussion about this important topic.
Are You a Safe Senior Driver? Thursday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. The aging process requires some adaptations in driving skills. Learn about the driving adjustments seniors should make, changes in car technology and road designs that have been updated over time. Presented by AARP.
Chair Yoga – Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 1 p.m. Improve your balance, strength and flexibility and quiet your mind at this gentle and meditative class taught by Kathy Eastwood, a certified yoga instructor and a registered nurse with the Huntington Hospital Outreach Program. The class is limited to 25 participants. Register in advance at the Welcome Desk or call 626-795-4331.
For more information visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org or call (626) 795-4331.
Founded in 1960, the Pasadena Senior Center is an independent nonprofit agency that offers recreational, educational, wellness and social services to people ages 50 and older in a welcoming environment. Services are also provided for frail, low-income and homebound seniors.