Special Events & Presentations

Prize Drawing

We are excited to announce we’ll have another prize drawing, to show our appreciation for the volunteers of our CarePool program!
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Inspirational Watercolor Painting

Learn and enjoy watercolor fundamentals through experimentation, fun and personalized attention.
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September Special Movie Time

This month we have a special movie time screening of ‘Dead Poets Society’.
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Citizenship Class

Citizenship class provides the English language skills and U.S history, politics, and civics knowledge needed to pass the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization interview.
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Brain Fitness & Memory Workshop

The top four things to promote good brain health as we age: move your body, eat right, find a challenge, and socialize. This Senior Access Brain Fitness class offers all four!
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Flu Shot Clinic in partnership with Walgreens

Onsite flu shot clinic for vaccinations. Sign-up in advance at Whistlestop Front Desk.
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Scheduled closed Dates

Kick off the New Year with fabulous events, programs and classes to keep you engaged, fit, and prepared!

Whistlestop's Active Aging Center and Jackson Café will be closed on the following dates in 2016. 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 (2016):

January 1st - New Year’s Day
January 18th - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 15th - President’s Day
May 30th - Memorial Day
July 4th - Independence Day
September 5th - Labor Day
November 24th - Thanksgiving Day: Whistlestop is closed – Jackson Café is Open For Lunch
November 25th - Day after Thanksgiving
December 25th - Christmas Day

Whistlestop has a new fee structure that started 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.

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