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Whistlestop 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:

January 1- New Year’s Day
January 19- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 16- President’s Day
May 25th- Memorial Day
July 4th- Independence Day
September 7- Labor Day
November 26th- Thanksgiving Day
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 Whistlestop members. The new member annual fee (not applicable to current members) is just $5. This membership entitles you to reduced rates for classes and meals in the café and also supports the funding for our center by improving our method of collecting participation data. Please pick up an application at our Front Desk or call for more information.

The Whistlestop Active Aging Center offers many educational, social and recreational classes and activities. Here is a sample of some of the classes offered each week:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Brain Fitness Workshops and Classes
  • Citizenship classes
  • Computer classes
  • Discussion and Support Groups
  • Educational classes
  • Language classes
  • Mah Jongg
  • Multicultural Social groups for friends helping each other with French, German, or Spanish

The center also offers many options for staying healthy and fit:

  • Cardio/Yoga Mix
  • Music & Movement
  • Ping Pong
  • Restore & Improve Your Balance
  • Tai Chi
  • Whistlesizers
  • Yoga
  • Zumba

In addition to the weekly classes, many other activities go on at the center such as monthly themed lunches, a Birthday Club that gives free lunches in our cafe, health screenings, free Friday movies, an ongoing sale of high-quality (but low-priced) DVDs/music CDs/books, and educational lectures, to name a few.