Special Events & Presentations

Fall Prevention Presentation

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Dominican University of California, in collaboration with Whistlestop, invites you to participate in a fall prevention workshop.
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Cinco de Mayo Lunch Fiesta

Come and enjoy a celebration of Mexican pride with a special lunch and entertainment in the Jackson Café.
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Mind your Memory-Memory Improvement Workshop Series

This is an interactive workshop designed to acquaint you with the workings of your brain so you can understand how it works and REMEMBER MORE EASILY where you put things, people’s names, and to enjoy your brain!
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Crafts with Kids: Celebrating our Mothers!

Come and make arts and crafts to honor our mothers, with students from San Rafael High School at Whistlestop.
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Celebrating our Mothers Lunch

Come and celebrate mothers with lunch and music from the Redwood Wind Quartet in the Jackson Cafe.
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FREE Get Fit Exercise Sampler and Wellness Fair

To celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day, Whistlestop, Albert J. Boro Community Center, and the San Rafael Chamber Health & Wellness Resource Group welcome you to a special event sponsored by the City of San Rafael and Marin County Aging & Adult Services.
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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.

Browse our Whistlestop 2016 Directory of Older Adult Services

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

2016 Online Directory

2016 PDF Version