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Zoom Senior Travel Information Session

Travel options in 2021? YES!

Wednesday October 7, 2020
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Lisa Mittone of Travel Center Pleasant Hill as she showcases the upcoming day and extended trips being offered for individuals 50+ and what safety protocols are being instituted. Improvements such as online registration, scholarships and extended trip opportunities are just a few of the surprises we have in store for you. Need not be a Walnut Creek Seniors Club member. Receive information and Zoom login about Senior Travel but signing up with your email below.

To receive updates about senior travel and the Zoom registration link, please sign up here: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/xl2GGcp

Activities

Hooked on Books meets October 6 on Zoom

October 6, 2020 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

October Book: T. Orange, There, There

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Time, O – The Oprah Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, BuzzFeed, San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe. Tommy Orange’s wondrous and shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize.

Click this link to join the meeting.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81974435873?pwd=L0FRYXg1b1JuTUZrankyaFJuWnhIdz09

Meeting ID: 819 7443 5873

Password: 863721

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Calendar for the Week of September 27, 2020

Day Time Event Location
Tuesday 12:30 pm BINGO Zoom
Thursday 12:30 pm BINGO Zoom
Friday 12:50 pm Let’s Sing! Zoom
Friday 1:00 pm Trivia with Justin Zoom

This calendar publishes all Zoom activities. See the Zoom Weekly Activity page for links and details on weekly activities, and the posts for more details on other activities.

Some activities for Walnut Creek Seniors Club members only. Membership open to everyone 50 or better.

Activities

Join Trivia Fan-atics for Zoom Trivia

Wednesday September 23, 2020
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Zoom Session

The Walnut Creek Senior Club Trivia Fanatics are holding their next trivia session via ZOOM on Wednesday  September 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. It’s open to all seniors, but space is limited.  If you are interested, please contact Bob Mohler at bobmohler82@gmail.com. You will receive an email invitation with a link to the ZOOM session a day or so prior to the Trivia session.

When you click on the Zoom link, it will download and run the zoom program.

If you are not familiar with ZOOM, we suggest you visit the following website for further information. The Website is: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us. You will also find links to test your equipment.

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Garden Wizards Zoom Meeting

Get the Dirt on Growing Seeds

Wednesday September 21, 2020
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Practical tips (with photos) on planting seeds indoors during the fall and winter so that you will have plants to go in your garden in the early Spring. This talk  covers, planting seeds, tending them and transplanting seedlings. This talk with slide show is for all gardeners: people who have tried growing seeds but it did not work out; people who want to grow seeds but do not know where to start; and experienced seed growers who would like to share their experience with others during the discussion. To get an invitation with a Zoom link, email Jane at  ginger20749@yahoo.com.

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Groceries Available for Low Income Seniors

Through generous community support, in partnership with the City of Walnut Creek Arts + Recreation Department, Hillside Covenant in Walnut Creek is sponsoring a Families Feeding Families Program.

Hillside Covenant Church is providing groceries for anyone who needs them.  No questions asked.

If you are a senior in need and would like to have groceries delivered directly to your home at no cost to you through the generosity of community volunteers, please fill out the Neighbor Express Form and indicate “Free food pantry essential groceries by Hillside for low-income seniors” when asked what service you need. Please note: these are prepackaged groceries that include some staple pantry items, vegetables, fruit, milk, eggs and butter. Customization or substitution is not available. Please note there is only a limited amount of groceries available each week.

Delivery will be on Wednesday early afternoon between 2:30-5:00pm..
You must request a grocery delivery by the Monday at 1:00pm.
A city staff member will connect with you to confirm your delivery.

Request Groceries & Delivery for Seniors

For questions or to have someone fill out the form for you, please call 925-943-5852 or email cpcc@walnut-creek.org

To receive information about services and programs for low income seniors or seniors suffering from financial difficulties due to COVID and what resources we have available through the City of Walnut Creek and creative partnerships with community organizations, please join our confidential email list.

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Families & Individuals in Need

If you know of a family that is in need and not a senior, groceries are available for pickup at Hillside Covenant on Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00pm. No questions asked. Drive up and someone will safely place a contact-free grocery bag of essentials.

For more information, please visit Hillside’s Website.

A special THANK YOU to Hillside Covenant and the community of generous donors and volunteers who make this program possible as we support all community members during this challenging time.

News

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS to Seniors Club Board

If you or someone you know would like to volunteer on behalf of your Walnut Creek Seniors Club, we invite you to nominate candidates for the upcoming election to the WCSC Advisory Board.
This is your chance to make a difference and serve in an important role that directly influences the ongoing success of the Seniors Club!
For more information, or to nominate yourself or others, email Fred Rentschler at ftrents@comcast.net by October 10.

Positions Available:
President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Trustee

Ballots will be available in the November issue of the newsletter.


WHAT IS THE WALNUT CREEK SENIORS CLUB?

If you join the Board of the WC Seniors Club you will have a chance to help shape the future of events sponsored by the WC Seniors Club at the WC  Senior Center. The Walnut Creek Seniors Club is a non-profit organization that has had an association with the Walnut Creek Senior Center for many decades. The Seniors Club is run by volunteers and sponsors drop-in groups and events at the Senior Center. With the shutdown, the Seniors Club has begun to sponsors Zoom Events and Groups.