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Native Plant Growers – Planting Wild Violets Helps the Fritillary Butterfly

by Robin Wolf Native Plant GrowersTuesdays, weekly from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.Meet at the garden with green fence & flags near the Community Center at the entry to the small parking lot.No Drop-in fee. The Seniors Club has a Native Plant Growers drop-in group. We are creating a habitat for butterflies, including the beautiful… Continue reading Native Plant Growers – Planting Wild Violets Helps the Fritillary Butterfly

Pétanque Has Closed Down

  by Sharon Doherty, Leader of Pétanque Pétanque has been cancelled because of low attendance. Pétanque was held on every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 10:30 to 12:30. Our membership has been very low, and it seems the time doesn’t work for many of our old timers. Perhaps another year we can try again. It… Continue reading Pétanque Has Closed Down

Medicare & Health Plans

  November 3, 2022 at 2 pm FREE! What’s happening with your Medicare prescription drug or Advantage plan for the coming year? Medicare Open Enrollment occurs from mid-October through the beginning of December. Every year plans change their covered drugs, copayments, physician networks and more. Even if you like your current plan, it may no… Continue reading Medicare & Health Plans

Title IX: Women in Senior Sports

by Donn King I would like to offer a prediction: it is my belief that within 10 to 15 years, the Creakers population will be at least 50% female. Women are in ascendency in every field of endeavor, and thanks to Title IX, none more than in women’s athletics. Title IX prohibited sex-based restriction to… Continue reading Title IX: Women in Senior Sports

Advisory Board Meeting, March 21, 2022

Walnut Creek Seniors Club Advisory Board Meeting August 15, 2022 Present:  Fred Rentschler, Jody Johnson, Jeanne Wolf, Rolando Salazar, Robin Wolf, Richard Sanders, Donn King, Wayne Slater, Bob Mohler. Art Oller PROS.  Jane West, guest. Call to order on Zoom at 9:33 am by Fred Rentschler Minutes – no corrections Treasurer’s Report – Rich reports… Continue reading Advisory Board Meeting, March 21, 2022

Creaker Softball: AED 101

by Donn King Question: What is the most useful and valuable appliance that you could ever possess, and hope that you never need to use? Answer: an AED, or Automatic External Defibrillator. AEDs are employed when a person is having a heart attack. Their heart is in “fibrillation,” an uncoordinated, dysrhythmic, ineffectual state. The heart… Continue reading Creaker Softball: AED 101

Native Plant Growers – Swallowtail Butterflies Are Returning to Civic Park

    Swallowtail Butterflies Are Returning to Civic Park by Robin Wolf The next time you come to the Civic Park Community Center, you might want to look for Swallowtail butterflies along the creek. These large yellow and black butterflies began returning to the creek bank after habitat restoration got under way. The WC Watershed… Continue reading Native Plant Growers – Swallowtail Butterflies Are Returning to Civic Park

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