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Giving Thanks at Whistlestop – November 26, 2015

Whistlestop's Thanksgiving Day lunch was a huge success. 110 guests, Whistlestop members, community and volunteers enjoyed a traditional turkey lunch!
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Marin Independent News covers Whistlestop’s Thanksgiving Day lunch!

The pianist rapped out the theme from “The Sting” and conversation rose to a dull roar as servers delivered plates overflowing with turkey, mashed potatoes and dressing Thursday at Whistlestop’s annual Thanksgiving repast.
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A Thanksgiving Day Message from Joe O’Hehir

Whistlestop has much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving; our community, our members, and our friends.
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Personalize Holiday Cards for Homebound Marin Residents

Whistlestop invites residents of Marin County to participate in a holiday project designed to warm the hearts of community elders.
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Marin Voice: Whistlestop housing is the right plan for the right place

The Marin Environmental Housing Collaborative supports Whistlestop’s Mission Plaza senior housing project. Whistlestop, the largest nonprofit serving older adults in Marin County, has provided a full range of services and activities at the former Southern Pacific depot in downtown San Rafael for the past 44 years. It is the community gathering place and lifeline for thousands of older adults.
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Whistlestop’s CarePool program helps older adults get to medical appointments or the grocery store. CarePool offers FREE rides to Marin County residents 65 or older and to people with disabilities. CarePool offers a unique “door-through-door” service.
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Scheduled closed Dates

Whistlestop's Active Aging Center and Jackson Café will be closed on the following dates in 2015: Please view the Class Listings and Web Calendar for any class schedule changes. Here is the full list of dates that we will be closed:

Whistlestop Scheduled Closed Dates:

January 1st - New Year’s Day
January 19th - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 16th - President’s Day
May 25th - Memorial Day
July 4th - Independence Day
September 7th - Labor Day
November 26th - Thanksgiving Day: Whistlestop is closed – Jackson Café is Open For Lunch
November 27th - Day after Thanksgiving
December 25th - Christmas Day

Whistlestop has a new fee structure in 2015 for classes, activities and special events at our Active Aging Center; there are now modest fees or suggested donations requested for most programs, and discounted rates for Whistlestar members. The annual fee for new members is just $10-20 (sliding scale). This membership entitles you to reduced rates for classes and meals in Jackson Café and also supports the center by improving participation data collection. Please pick up an application at our Front Office or call 415-456-9062 for more information.

Browse our Whistlestop 2015 Directory of Older Adult Services

View this year’s Directory. We are accepting submissions to our online Directory.

2015 Online Directory

2015 PDF Version