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Events & News

Events & News

Here’s what’s going on at Whistlestop:

Prize Drawing

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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Beginning & Intermediate Ukelele

Beginning & Intermediate Ukelele

Tuesdays, July 26 – August 30, 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Fred teaches you how to play the ukulele in a fun and relaxed atmosphere or join the strumming if you already know how.
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ESL-English as a Second Language

ESL-English as a Second Language

Every Monday and Wednesday, from 09/12/2016 to 12/14/2016

Whistlestop offers the following ESL levels: Basic 75 & 100, 150, and Advanced 250.
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Movement & Music

Movement & Music

Mon, Sept 12, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Have you not been exercising regularly or have arthritis-related problems? This moderate, comfortable paced class meets individual needs.
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Flu Shot Clinic with Rite Aid

Flu Shot Clinic with Rite Aid

Tues, Sept 13, 9:30am-10:30am

Onsite flu shot clinic for vaccinations. Medicare, other insurances, and/or cash accepted, excluding Kaiser.
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Inspirational Watercolor Painting

Inspirational Watercolor Painting

Wed, Sept 14, 10:30am-12:00pm

Learn and enjoy watercolor fundamentals through experimentation, fun, and personalized attention.
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Brain Fitness & Memory Workshop

Brain Fitness & Memory Workshop

Thurs, Sept 15, 9:30-10:30am

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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Stay Active & Upright: Balance and Fall Prevention Workshop

Stay Active & Upright: Balance and Fall Prevention Workshop

Tues, Sept 20, 2:00pm-3:30pm

Learn how to improve your balance and discuss the benefits through guided participation in carefully arranged movement formulated to improve balance.
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Medicare 101 Seminar: Learn the Nuts and Bolts

Medicare 101 Seminar: Learn the Nuts and Bolts

Wed, Sept 21 & 28, 10am-12pm

Cara Suminski of SCAN Health Plan will share the basics of Medicare and answer your questions.
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Affordable Senior Housing Workshop

Affordable Senior Housing Workshop

Tues, Sept 27, 2:30pm-4:00pm

Looking for affordable housing options for yourself, an aging parent, relative or friend? Struggling to make ends meet? Come to get some clarity on all the different housing choices in Marin.
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CarePool

CarePool

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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Marin Voice: Whistlestop housing is the right plan for the right place

Marin Voice: Whistlestop housing is the right plan for the right place

Whistlestop Mission Plaza project receives strong endorsement from Marin Environmental Housing Collaborate (MEHC) in today's Marin Independent Journal's - Marin Voice. After a well-articulated discussion of the issues, MEHC concluded the project is "the right project, in the right place at the right time."
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Whistlestop Book Sale

Whistlestop Book Sale

Book Sale in Whistlestop Lounge has best sellers and is updated with new books every day.
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Victim Witness Assistance

Victim Witness Assistance

2nd & 4th Thursdays, 9am-12pm

Advocate Yolanda Johnson from the District Attorney’s office answers questions, provides information, and connects you to resources. More information? Call 415-473-6450.
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Free Legal Consultation

Free Legal Consultation

Most Thursdays of each month

Legal Aid of Marin provides free 30-minute legal consultations for Marin County residents who are 60 and older.
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Homeshare and Telephone Reassurance Programs

Homeshare and Telephone Reassurance Programs

Homeshare is a free referral service for older adults seeking or offering housing. Telephone Reassurance is trained volunteers calling isolated older adults who need connections.
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Multicultural Consultation Services

Multicultural Consultation Services

Whistlestop offers information, resources and referrals in Spanish, Russian, English, and Farsi. No fee for consultations; small fee for translation services.
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Senior Circle

Senior Circle

Wednesdays 10-11:30 am

A drop-in, open support group for independent older men and women (55+), who give each other the gift of listening in a caring environment, which encourages mutual sharing of older adult experiences – the joys, concerns, and wisdom.
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Weekly Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings, and Medication Reviews

Weekly Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings, and Medication Reviews

Fridays, 9:30-11am

Weekly blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, and medication reviews offered by Bright Star Care, a local agency providing home care, caregivers, and medical staffing solutions to families and businesses in Marin, 415/332-3300.
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