Some Free October Events Hosted by Pasadena Senior Center Will be Onsite, Others Virtual Via Zoom 10/14/21
During the COVID pandemic, the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., has offered many free online activities via Zoom for adults 50 and older, and now some onsite activities at the center are being scheduled.
Registration for Zoom and onsite events is required by visiting www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org and clicking on Events, Clubs and Lectures and then either At the Center or Online Events. Everyone who registers for Zoom events will receive an email link for joining each activity online. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address may call 626-795-4331 to receive a phone number for listening to live Zoom events.
Pasadena Senior Center membership and residency in Pasadena are not required for Zoom or onsite events. Virtual Painting – Thursday, Oct. 14, at 10 a.m. via Zoom. Express your creative side by painting your very own masterpiece at home. All you need are paper and colored pencils or watercolors. Step-bystep instructions from art teacher Megan Warren will help each participant bring artworks from start to fi nish. She also will discuss artistic principles and art history so each participant will have a foundation for applying colors. To register or for more information visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter. org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4331.
Music on the Patio: Pam Kay and the Tap Chicks – Thursday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. on the patio behind Pasadena Senior Center. PSC's own Pam Kay and the Tap Chicks will bring their stylish dancing, exuberance and humor to cheer up everybody's day! To register or for more information, visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter. org and click on At the Center or call 626-795-4331.
Health Fair – Friday, Oct. 15, from 9 to 11 a.m. onsite at Pasadena Senior Center. Get free blood pressure and glucose testing, hearing tests, health counseling, community resources and more. To register or for more information visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then At the Center or call 626-795-4331.
Arthritis Exercise Classes – Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 18 to Nov. 24, from 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom. Arthritis and other joint conditions can make it diffi cult to participate in traditional exercise. Low-impact exercises and gentle activities help increase joint fl exibility and range of motion and help maintain muscle strength. The class, twice weekly for fi ve weeks, is presented by Partners in Care. To register or for more information visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4331.
Downsizing Your Home and Rightsizing Your Life – Thursday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. via Zoom. Downsizing can be an overwhelming task at any age and especially during the golden years when a lifetime of treasured photos, keepsakes and other items accumulate to the point that they are unmanageable. Learn how to create a downsizing plan that works for you and get step-by-step directions for moving techniques as well as tips for navigating transitions. Presented by Foundation for Senior Services. To register or for more information visit www. pasadenaseniorcenter.org or call 626-795-4331.
Music on the Patio: Cory Brendel – Thursday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. on the patio behind Pasadena Senior Center. Back by popular demand, Cory Brendel will perform popular songs with his ukulele from Tin Pan Alley to The Beatles with an emphasis on standards from the 1930s and 1940s. To register or for more information, visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then At the Center or call 626-795-4331.
In addition to online classes, onsite events and other activities, members and nonmembers of the Pasadena Senior Center are encouraged to visit the website regularly for a weekly blog, monthly magazine, COVID-19 updates for older adults, ongoing activities throughout the year and more.
The center, at 85 E. Holly St., is an independent, donorsupported nonprofi t organization that has served older adults for more than 60 years. During the pandemic, doors are open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for social services and other critical services for older adults in need, as well as limited occupancy for events, the library, fi tness center and computer lab. Masks and social distancing are required. Rooms are sanitized after each use.