Special Events & Presentations

Prize Drawing

Fall is upon us and winter is right around the corner. For 5 lucky CarePool volunteers, we’ve got something to keep you warm and cozy through the new year!
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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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Medicare AEP Meetings: Can a Medicare Advantage Plan Save you Money?

Don’t miss out on health care savings for 2017! Get clear, straightforward answers to your Medicare questions and 2017 Medicare information.
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Drumming Circle

Drum up new connections! Join our weekly drum circle to reduce stress, improve health, and inspire a greater sense of unity and purpose.
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Basic Sketching/Drawing for Fun

In this inspiring new course, students develop an ability to quickly draw an object from viewing and reconstructing it on paper using basic drawing tools.
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2nd Annual Halloween Luncheon & Costume Contest

Something’s brewing, a Whistlestop Halloween luncheon, ghoulish entertainment by Tina Carella Duo, and costume contest at the Jackson Café that’s sure to be sweet.
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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.

Whistlestop voted best nonprofit

Browse our Whistlestop 2016 Directory of Older Adult Services

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2016 Online Directory

2016 PDF Version