Grandparents' Day: Sat., Sept. 7, 12-2pm, $13 ages 13 & up/$9 2-12
Come celebrate Grandparents' Day by creating new memories with loved ones! Bring a picture of special someone and create a frame together. Enjoy music and dancing to the hokey-pokey; light snacks and refreshments also provided at this fun event. Deadline to register is 8/23.
Wellness Expo: Mon., Oct. 7, 8:30am-12pm, FREE
Learn ways to improve your health and meet the experts who can make your life healthier and happier. Resources provided by several local businesses. Enjoy free hearing, vision and blood pressure screening, snacks, and much more! Admission is free to participants. Free transportation to the fair is provided by City Coach (fixed route only).
Walk to End Alzheimer's: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019, Harbor Plaza, Suisun City
Walk your way to making a difference in the life of a person with Alzheimer’s! Join the McBride Senior Center Team as we walk, share stories and create support for this important cause. Questions? Call 707-469-6673 or visit our Facebook page for up-to-date information. Online registration not available.
Dance to the Big Band Sounds: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019, 4-7pm, $10
Don't miss this annual dance! Win a beautiful door prize and participate in our silent auction! Have fun dancing to a musical tribute to the 50's presented by Alive Music Orchestra supported by the non-profit Vaca Jazz Society. Enjoy a variety of light delicious snacks. For more information, call 469-6660. Deadline to register is 10/4.
Holiday Connection: Starting in October 2019
Come help seniors this holiday season! This program provides seniors who live at home or in a care facility with a gift for the holidays. We’re in need of sponsors, individuals or groups who can purchase a gift and deliver to recipient. If delivery is not possible, please make a donation in the form of a check: The Holiday Connection, Friends of Seniors, C/O McBride Senior Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville, CA 95688.
Appreciation Event—Active Aging Members Only: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020, 12-2pm, FREE
Come enjoy the perks of being an Active Aging member—a free party! Socialize and eat tasty hors d'oeuvres in this casual party setting. Please RSVP by 12/27.
Chinese New Year: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020, 12-2pm, $9
Bring your friends and family and enjoy the sumptuous Chinese cuisine that characterizes the culture. Celebration includes the most important meal of the year, the reunion dinner, while enjoying entertainment, prizes and more! See what the year of the rat has in store for you! Space is limited! Reserve your spot by calling 469-6660. Deadline to register is 1/10.
FREE Presentations at McBride Senior Center
Kaiser Permanente's Aging Well: 6/5-7/17 (no class 7/3) from 9:30-10:30am, FREE
This free, six-week series explores topics related to aging and health, including healthy eating, exercise, drugs to avoid as you age, life care planning and improving sleep. You do not have to be a Kaiser member to participate. These classes are taught by Kaiser Permanente staff, including health educators, pharmacists and physical therapists. The last session is taught by the Alzheimer's Association. To register, please call 707-469-6660.
Quality of Life: Starting in Sept. on 1st Wednesday of each month
Come to this engaging presentation and learn about emotional intelligence, communication (even in difficult circumstances) and being okay with saying "No". Enjoy camaraderie and shared experiences that create lasting change, hope and joy. Tangible material to take home and snacks provided! Facilitator: Jennifer House, Certified Coach
Veteran's Presentation: Mon., Sept. 13, 9:30-10:30am, FREE
The Aid and Attendance Benefit is available to all qualified veterans and their surviving spouses who would benefit from residing in assisted living or a caregiver at home. Join us and learn more about this and other benefits, such as qualifying for free hearing aids and assistance filing claims for disability or burial benefits.