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Senior Special Events

Spend the afternoon with us and meet new friends! Special events include entertainment, lunch, raffles, and loads of fun!

Reservation must be made in advance. Call the Community Center at (626) 256-8246 for ticket information and to make your reservation today!

 

 


Hearts are Wild Valentine's Day Party

Come enjoy a fun Valentine's Day celebration!

Date:     Thursday, February 22
Time:    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fee:       $5.00 per person
Code:    8215.300


Spring “Egg”stravaganza

Bring a friend, neighbor, or grandchild to take a photo with the Spring Bunny! Light refreshments and staff will also be available to discuss upcoming Recreation Programs and to any of your questions.

Date:     Thursday, March 22
Time:     11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fee:       $3.00 per person
Code:    8215.300


Spring Recognition Luncheon – Older American of the Year Award Nominees

This recognition luncheon will be recognizing all seniors who have been nominated for the Annual Older American of the Year Award for their volunteer services provided throughout the year. If you know someone deserving of this award or would like to join us to celebrate all nominees please call to reserve your seat!

Date:     Thursday, April 26
Time:     11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fee:       Free
Code:    8426.400


Memorial Day BBQ! 

Join us for an afternoon of bingo and lunch to celebrate Memorial Day! All are welcome to participate for a small fee of $5.00. The fee includes games and lunch.

Date:     Thursday, May 24
Time:     11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fee:       $5.00 per person
Code:    8524.400


Classes

AARP 55-Alive Mature Driving Program

This eight hour driver safety course is held at the Monrovia Community Center. The two-day course will focus on current driving laws and provide participants with helpful hints on improving their driving skills. Reservations must be made in advance and payments are to be given to the instructor, on the first day of the class. For reservations, please contact 626.256.8246.

Dates:     March 8 & 9 and May 10 & 11
Time:       9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fee:         $15 AARP Members, $20 Non-AARP Members
Payable by check only to AARP on the day of class.


Active Adults and Senior Exercise Class

The class includes stretching techniques geared toward seniors over 50. The class focuses on movement techniques that increase range of motion, relaxation, and decreases risk of injury. You should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Please bring a towel and bottled water.

 Date  Every Monday  Every Thursday  Every Friday
 Time  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Fee  $2 per class  $2 per class  $2 per class

Caring Crafters 

If you have an interest in knitting, crocheting and hand work or would like to learn, join us at the Community Center every Wednesday. The Caring Crafters is a social group that meets every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is designed to foster friendships and provide social opportunities while crocheting and knitting. The group always welcomes new participants to teach and share new ideas! This free program is offered to all Seniors and Active Adults!

Date:      Every Wednesday
Time:     12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fee:        FREE


Caring Crafter’s Boutique Sale

Take this opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind handmade items including hats, scarfs, purses, blankets, quilts, and more.

Dates:         May 24
Time:           11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:     Community Center, 119 W. Palm Ave. Monrovia, CA 91016


Activities

Blood Pressure Screenings

Sponsored by Methodist Hospital and Healthcare Partners

Monthly blood pressure screenings offered by Methodist Hospital and Healthcare Partners are available at the Community Center free to Monrovia Seniors. A licensed registered nurse(s) (RN) will be present on the  program dates each month to provide screenings and a recorded documentation of your screenings. No reservations are necessary.

 Date  2nd Tuesday of each month  4th Wednesday of each month
 Time  9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 Fee  Free  Free


Lunch & Learn Events

You are invited to the Community Center on the second Thursday of the month to enjoy lunch and to get informed on a variety of topics. Each program is open to seniors 50 years and older. Reservations are required by calling (626) 256 – 8246.

Dates: 2nd Thursday of each month

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Fee: FREE

Location: Community Center (119 W. Palm Avenue)

List of Topics: 

  • Bookshare Program - February 8 - Sponsored by Braille Institute - Code: 8102.300
  • The Benefits of Chiropractic Treatment - March 8 - Sponsored by Dr. Peavy - Code: 8103.400
  • Natural Remedies - April 12 - Sponsored by Synergy Natural Medicine Clinic - Code: 8104.400
  • Heart Health: A Heart to Heart Talk - May 10 - Sponsored by Miller Family Health - Code: 8105.400