Pleasanton Senior Center The Pleasanton Senior Center is open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and continues to facilitate opportunities to discover new hobbies and skills and to connect with resources and friends.
Shop For Gifts at the Senior Center Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts crafted by local seniors at the Pleasanton Senior Center Peddler Shoppe. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mondays to Fridays.
If These Walls Could Talk Pleasanton's history is more than dates and historical time periods, it's about the everyday people that helped build the town. On this walking tour with Museum on Main, explore the many beautiful historic homes along St. Mary Street, Division Street and Rose Avenue. 10 a.m., Aug. 13.
Webinar: Living With Dementia, Dementia Basics In this free webinar, Hope Hospice's dementia specialists will discuss the nature and progression of dementia and the various diseases and conditions that can produce its symptoms. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the ways in which dementia can impact the brain and behavior. 10-11:30 a.m., Sept. 8. Visit hopehospice.com.
VA Palo Alto Mobile Medical Outreach Pleasanton Library will host the VA Palo Alto Mobile Medical Outreach team to facilitate examinations, consultations and referrals for enrolled veterans. 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Aug. 22. 400 Old Bernal Ave.
Arts and Crafts Social: Empower Craft This Empower craft is brought to you by the Pleasanton Senior Center. 1:30 p.m., Aug. 12. Fee: $5. Register by calling the Senior Center front desk at 925-931-5365.
Rock Painting Social at the Senior Center Relax, create and embrace your inner imagination. 1-2:30 p.m., Aug. 23. Cost $2.50R/$3NR. Register at 925-931-5365.
Virtual Water Color Group for Seniors Make friends and inspire one another to paint and grow as artists This group meets virtually, 10:30 a.m., the 2nd-5th Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. To join email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope Hospice Works of Hope Art Drive Help Hope Hospice bring joy to patients through the gift of art. Individuals are invited to create or donate existing artwork that will be distributed to patients living in Tri-Valley care facilities. The art drive is open through Aug. 19. Visit HopeHospice.com/art.
2023 VIP Travel Join representatives from Premier World Discovery and Collette Travel at the Pleasanton Senior Center to discover the 2023 travel experiences waiting for you around the world. Also included in the talk will be information on upcoming day trips with VIP Travel. 1-3 p.m., Aug. 19. Call 925-931-5370.
Pleasanton VIP Travel The Pleasanton VIP Travel office is located at the Pleasanton Senior Center behind the front desk. The next trip is San Francisco Travel Adventure with Craig Smith. 9:15 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Aug. 23. Cost $125-$130.
Estate Planning with Shirley White 20 minute in-person appointments at the Pleasanton Senior Center, the second Thursday of the month at no charge. A consultation or review only of estate planning, including advice on trusts, wills, power of attorney and health care directives. No on the spot document preparation. Call the Senior Center at 925-931-5365.
Lawyer in the Library This virtual program through the Pleasanton Library is every third Tuesday of the month and each registrant will have a 15 to 20 minute free consultation with a member of the Alameda County Bar Association. Contact email@example.com.
Pleasanton Rides for Seniors Serving eligible Pleasanton seniors with transportation needs throughout Pleasanton and to select destinations in the Tri-Valley. Pleasanton Rides is a door-to-door shared-ride transportation service. For reservations and information call 925-398-1045.
Free Remote Medicare Counseling Health Insurance Counseling (HICAP) and Advocacy Program provides free remote Medicare counseling. To schedule a phone counseling appointment call 510-839-0393 or visit lashicap.org/programs/hicap.
Fee Assistance Program The City of Pleasanton Library and Recreation Department provides a Fee Assistance Program for residents who would like to participate in recreation programs but may not have the financial means. Visit cityofpleasantonca.gov/gov/depts/cs/fees.asp.
Discount of 20% on Water/Wastewater Accounts Pleasanton Residents age 65 or over are eligible for this discount. Contact the Utility Billing Office at 925-931-5425.
Weisner Senior Fund Provides emergency, one time grants or loans in nominal amounts to adults age 60 and above in extreme need of financial assistance. Contact Senior Support Program 925-931-5379.
Lunches at the Senior Center Senior Lunches (60+) are served in the Main Hall 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call Open Heart Kitchen at 925-500-8241 for more information.
Meal on Wheels Providing home delivered meals (60+). Call 925-931-5385 for more information.
Mature Adult Fitness Classes The City of Pleasanton is offering a variety of virtual and in-person Adult Fitness Classes at the Pleasanton Senior Center including Chair Yoga, Fit for 50, Flow Yoga, Core, Stretch & Balance, Line Dancing and Tai Chi- Zumba. Visit pleasantonfun.com.
Sons in Retirement Seeking New Members Tri Valley Branch of the Sons in Retirement (SIRs), which provides social activities for men over 50, is seeking new members. The group is open to all men who are retired, or semi retired and aims to improve the lives of its members through fun activities and events while making new friends for life. For more information, call Bob Jacobsen at 925-846-5774 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Technology Users Group For all computer enthusiasts, this virtual program through the Pleasanton Senior Center includes discussions, lectures, demonstrations and a question/answer period. 10:00 a.m. the 4th Thursday of the month. To sign up, email email@example.com.
Tech Tutoring at the Senior Center One-on-one tutoring sessions are available at the Pleasanton Senior Center. 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Bring your own device. $2.50R/$3NR. Call 925-931-5365.
AARP Smart Driver Course Sign up to refresh driving skills and learn new traffic laws and regulations, driving techniques and proven safety strategies. 12-4 p.m., Aug. 17 & Aug. 24. $20 AARP Member/$25 Non-Member. To register call 925-931-5365.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat This is a bilingual production of the beloved classic family musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice with all performances in American Sign Language and Spoken English and a talented cast of Deaf, HOH (Hard of Hearing), ASL Fluent and hearing actors. Tickets $48. Aug. 13-14; 19-21; 26-28. Visit firehousearts.org.
Neil Simon's Jake's Women This play is the story of a New York writer and his relationships with the women in his life, whether real, remembered, or imaginary. Aug. 19-21. Tickets $20. Masks are required. Visit livermorearts.org. Bothwell Arts Center.
Rita Rudner at the Bankhead A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas, Rudner delivers her stand-up with a wide-eyed sweetness that belies the acid observations this award-winning comedian is best known for. 8 p.m., Aug. 20. Tickets $20-$80. Visit livermorearts.org.
Iolanthe at the Bankhead Gilbert & Sullivan's subversive political satire on how a government should be run. 2 p.m., Aug. 21. Tickets $31-$78. Visit livermorearts.org.
Opera in the Vineyard Retzlaff welcomes visitors to its outdoor venue to enjoy arias from classic operas in an informal setting. The August event features arias and ensembles from Opera and Broadway. 5-8 p.m., Aug. 28. Visit livermorevalleyopera.com.
The Golden Follies The Golden Follies is a fast paced Las Vegas style revue featuring talented and high energy senior performers ages 60-88. These talented seniors sparkle as they execute stylish choreography, are adorned in lavish costumes, and strut their stuff to memorable tunes. 2 p.m., Sept. 18. Tickets $17-$27. Visit firehousearts.org.
Road Trip Exhibit at the Harrington Gallery This show is a collection of different media and varying interpretations of what a road trip might inspire. Most artworks are accompanied by poems complimenting the visual piece and were written by The Monday Night Poets, a local writers group. Through Aug. 13. Firehouse Arts Center.
Pleasanton Art League The Firehouse Arts Center is hosting local award winning photographer, Vanessa Thomas, as its newest featured solo exhibition artist. Visitors will be able to view the up-close intricacies of nature and floral scenes from the images. On display through Sept. 3.
Art Reception: Ferment The Uncle Credit Union Art Gallery's New Exhibition: Ferment celebrates the beauty of vines, hops and fermented drinks. Free and open to the public, Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m., Aug. 4-Oct. 2. Bankhead Theater Lobby.
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