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211 Resource Referral Service

At one time, this blog tried to find services for seniors in Walnut Creek and list the link.  That was before I discovered 211.  They are doing the same thing, and providing live help instead of a link. 211 is a comprehensive source of locally curated social services information. They are local experts who’s goal… Continue reading 211 Resource Referral Service

Creaker Winter Ball

by Donn King Now that the regular summer softball season is concluded, the tournaments are over and the champions have been crowned, it’s time to start Creaker Winter Ball. In California we are fortunate to live in a climate that supports year-round outdoor sports. There is no extra fee for participation in Winter Ball and… Continue reading Creaker Winter Ball

Deer Resistant Gardens

by Robin Wolf Photo below: California native deer resistant Sticky Monkey Flower November is planting season. Many people worry that, once in the ground, deer will eat their plants. Volunteers in the Seniors Club are planting butterfly gardens near the Senior Center. We regularly see deer hoof prints in the gardens, but so far very… Continue reading Deer Resistant Gardens

Silver Screen

Tuesday, November 16 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Movie: Laundromat At the SENIOR CENTER Room: Lounge $2 drop-in fee for members; $5 drop-in-fee for non-members Bring evidence of vaccination and a mask

Native Plant Growers

Tuesday mornings, 10:00 am to 11:00 am On the SENIOR CENTER BACK PATIO Meet in the SENIOR CENTER lobby so that participants can do the health check. Then we go to one of the Civic Park gardens nearby. November meetings on Nov. 16, 23 and 30. No meeting Nov. 9 Bring evidence of vaccination and… Continue reading Native Plant Growers

Walking Buddies is on the Trail

Photo Above: Twelve Walking Buddies participated in the hike via Larkey Park on May 18, which we described in a recent WCSC newsletter. The picture was taken at the turnaround point by Dan Crowley.   by Rolando Salazar Walking Buddies meets Tuesdays at 8:45 am. Walks are about 4 miles or 1 1/2 hours on… Continue reading Walking Buddies is on the Trail

Creaker Democracy

by Donn King Creaker softball is mostly about fairness, fun, and building relationships. In the Fall, after the completion of the summer schedule of games, all approximately 15 teams are completely dissolved. Your team may have won or lost during the 20+ game season, but in October every team is disassembled. All 230 Creakers go… Continue reading Creaker Democracy

Walking Buddies

Photo Above: Twelve Walking Buddies participated in the hike via Larkey Park on May 18, which we described in a recent WCSC newsletter. The picture was taken at the turnaround point by Dan Crowley. by Rolando Salazar For Tuesday, October 26th, we have scheduled a walk from Sugarloaf Regional Park to Shell Ridge Open Space.… Continue reading Walking Buddies

Qi Gong Meetings

There are TWO Qi Gong Meetings, one in-person on Wednesdays & one on Zoom on Thursdays You can drop in on this class at any time. No experience is needed. Qi Gong has slow movements involving gentle stretching that focuses on posture, balance, and movement in a meditative experience. At the SENIOR CENTER Wednesdays from… Continue reading Qi Gong Meetings

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