1 See page #8-9 for more details SENIOR CENTERS Whittier Uptown Senior Center Walnut St. Whittier, Ca (562) Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday 12p.m.- 4 p.m. Parnell Park Community & Senior Center Lambert Rd. Whittier, Ca (562) /8 5/10 5/14 5/24 Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. *Spanish speaking staff available M-F 8am-4pm
2 Enjoy the morning with a hot and hearty breakfast. Doors open at 9 a.m. Breakfast served until 9:30 a.m. Dine-In only. Location: Parnell Park Date: Wednesday, April 10 Time: 9 a.m. Cost: $5 Menu: Scrambled eggs, Sausage, English Muffins Fruit & Potatoes sponsored by: Brookdale Uptown Special guest: Connect Hearing Join us as we watch GREEN BOOK & enjoy a delicious surprise dinner! Location: Parnell Park Date: Tuesday, April 30 Time: 4 p.m. Cost: $8 *Purchase tickets before Friday, Apr. 5 Come and celebrate with us! Life should not only be lived, It should be celebrated! Join us as we give you warm well wishes for another year! Location: Uptown Senior Center Date: 4th Friday of the Month Time: 12:30 p.m. *Ice cream social Sponsored by: Anthem Location: Parnell Park Date: 3rd Friday of the Month Time: 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by: Brookdale Central Join us and sing your heart out at Karaoke Thursdays! All while you wait for your ride home. Location: Uptown Senior Center Date: Every Thursday Time: 12-1 p.m. * The Whittier Uptown & Parnell Park Senior Centers are not an adult day care. Seniors must be able to care for their personal needs. However, seniors are welcome to bring an attendant or caregiver with them in order to enjoy our services and programs.
4 To participate in the SASSFA Nutrition Program at the Uptown Center, please note the following procedures: 1. Participants must submit a completed intake form. They are available at the Senior Center front desk. 2. RESERVATIONS FOR LUNCH MUST BE MADE 3-4 DAYS IN ADVANCE. 3. ON THE DAY OF YOUR RESERVATION CHECK IN AT THE DINING ROOM Between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. If you are not signed in by 11:00a.m., the Nutrition Site Coordinator will start making calls to people on the waiting list to come in for lunch. If you are unable to make it to lunch, please call the Nutrition Site Coordinator at (562) as soon as possible to cancel. 4. Suggested donation for lunch - $2.75 for seniors 60 years and older. SASSFA Contact Information Nutrition Site Coordinator- Diola (562) RSVP Mon.-Fri. 9am-1pm SASSFA Senior Services Pioneer Blvd., Suite 9 Santa Fe Springs, CA ext. 226 SASSFA Website You are able to view the monthly menu on SASSFA website. Here are the instructions: 1. Go to 2. Click on the seniors tab 3. Put your mouse cursor on the Nutrition Tab 4. The new tab (our menu) will appear 5. Click on the our menu tab and view the monthly menu
5 Apr. 5th Instant Family [PG-13] 1:57 min. Ellie and Pete find themselves overwhelmed when they open up their home to foster teenager Lizzy. With the help of fellow foster parents they learn to navigate the joys and pitfalls of parenting. Apr. 12th Creed II [PG-13] 1: 57min. Adonis Creed is the son of former boxing champion Apollo Creed who was killed by boxer Ivan Drago during an exhibition match. Adonis seeks to avenge his father's death by defeating Viktor Drago, Ivan Drago's son, under the training of legendary boxer Rocky Balboa. Apr. 19th Mary Queen of Scots [R] 2:04 min. Scottish Queen Mary Stuart fights to reclaim the throne from her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, who rules over England and Ireland. After Mary produces an heir and incites a rebellion, Elizabeth unleashes her wrath on her romantic and political rival. Apr. 26th Robin Hood [PG-13] 1:56 min. Robin of Loxley is a ravaged veteran trained from the ground-up by his Moorish commander Little John to become the legendary Robin Hood. Together they mount a rebellion against the English monarchy and topple the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham and his powerful army. Apr. 3rd Ben is Back [R] 2:01min. A woman's addict son appears on her doorstep on Christmas Eve bringing a promise of sobriety, but battles cynicism from his family. He has one day to prove himself and not to relapse, though a series of upsetting events yet again unearth the strain he has put on his familial ties. Apr. 10th The Vanishing [R] 1:40 min. Three lighthouse keepers are working on their six-week shift on a rocky, storm-swept island in Scotland's Outer Hebrides, 20 miles from the Scottish coast. When they stumble upon something that isn't theirs to keep, distrust and tension start to grow between them. Apr. 17th The Favourite [R] 2:00min. The friendship between the failing Queen Anne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of ambitious servant Abigail Masham, who slowly endears herself to the Queen, at Sarah's expense. Bitter resentment ensues, culminating in a behind-the-scenes rivalry between Abigail and Sarah as to who will become the Queen's court favorite. Apr. 24th Free Solo [PG-13] 1:40min. A look at the journey of free soloist Alex Honnold as he attempts to successfully climb the 3,000 foot tall rock face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without a rope, a thrilling and dangerous venture that spotlights the strength of the human spirit.
6 Date/ Time Presentation/ Activity Provided By Date/ Time Presentation/ Activity Provided By 4/2 10:30-11:30a.m. 4/3 9-10a.m. 4/ :30a.m. Updates on Taxes Presentation Hearing Screening By appointment only Blood Pressure/ Glucose Training Bankers Life Connect Hearing SoCal Post-Acute 4/4 1-3p.m. 4/4 9:30-11:30a.m. 4/9 12:30-2 p.m. Brain Games Information Table Creative Art Caremore Silver Sneakers LBS 4/17 9:30-11:30a.m. Informational Table Silver Sneakers 4/ p.m. Women s Support Group (Hearing Tests) SCRS-ilc 4/24 9:30-11:30a.m. 4/ a.m. Informational Table What is Adult Protective Services? Presentation Kaiser APS 4/ a.m. 4/12 9:30-11:30 a.m. Café Parnell Special Guest Emergency Preparedness Presentation Connect Hearing L.A. County Dept. of Public Health 4/30 9:30-10:30 a.m. Chair Volleyball JAR 4/18 9:30-11:30a.m. Informational Table JAR 4/1, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29 9:30a.m. Eat Healthy, Be Active Presentation USDA SNAP 4/25 9:30-11:30a.m. Informational Table SASSFA Stay in the know and sign up to receive our monthly Senior Moments Newsletter, upcoming events, presentations and, flyers via . Visit the front desk at the Uptown Senior Center or call to sign up today. In-Home Support Services *Must have Medi-Cal (Bilingual speakers available) What is Adult Protective Services? Presentation Learn all about Adult Protective Services on April 30th from 10-11a.m. Great opportunity to ask questions and learn through this informational presentation at the Uptown Senior Center.
7 Walking Fact: Did you know that taking 10,000 steps a day is recommended for good health? The City Walkers/Hikers meet several mornings out of the month. It is a great opportunity to work out, get your heart rate up, and enjoy the company of friends. Newcomers are always welcome. Whittier Walking Group Tuesday Uptown Senior Walkers The group walks to local sites or uses public transportation. Walkers meet at the designated times and location listed below. Walks take place every Tuesday unless otherwise noted. Green Line meets at the Norwalk Transportation Center at Hoxie Av, Norwalk April 2 Museum of Tolerance (Green Line 9:30a.m.) April 9 San Antonio Winery (Green Line 9:30 a.m.) April 16 Pasadena (Uptown Center 9:30 a.m.) April 23 Hillcrest Park (Beach and La Habra 9:15 a.m.) Over the Hills Mini Hike Join us for a Mini Hike to various locations on the 4 th Friday of each month. Sign up by the 3 rd Friday of each month. Location: Parnell Park Date: Friday, April 26 Hike Destination: Powder Canyon Time: 8:00 a.m. Cost: FREE Over the Hill Extended Hike Join us for a hike to VARIOUS LOCATIONS the 2 nd Friday of each month. Pack a sack lunch as we will eat right after our hike. Sign up by the 1 st Thursday of each month. Location: Parnell Park Date: Friday, April 12 Hike Destination: Eaton Canyon Time: 8:00 a.m. Cost: FREE *All hikes are Active and require lots of walking. Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing. Seating is limited for ALL hikes. Reservations are required, please call 562) April 30 Local Walk (Uptown Center 10:30 a.m.) Women s Group Lead by: Priscilla Flores- Hernandez (Bi-lingual) from Southern California Resource Services For Independent Living Parnell Park 2nd Wednesday, 10 a.m. Uptown Senior Center 1st Thursday, 10am Join us in a safe and judgement-free environment where you can re-discover your own voice as you give and receive support for the many issues that we struggle with as women: Self-esteem, identify relationships, work/life balance, family, health, and so much more! All women are welcome. Blood Pressure/Glucose Testing: Uptown Senior Center 2nd Wednesday, 9am to 10:30am Done by SoCal Post-Acute Hearing Screening: Uptown Senior Center 1st Wednesday, 9am to 10am Done by Connect Hearing By APPOINTMENT ONLY! Digital Tutorial Uptown Senior Center 3rd Wednesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m. If you have questions on how to use any of your technology, make an appointment at the Uptown Senior Center for assistance. By APPOINTMENT ONLY! Uptown Senior Center 2nd Friday, 9-11 a.m. The state-registered Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) Volunteer Counselor Daniel Hsu provides unbiased information, counseling and assistance on Medicare and related health care coverage. By APPOINTMENT ONLY!
8 A Day in Palm Springs #10513 Thursday, May 9 Whittier Transportation Depot: 9:00am Return: 6:30 pm Downtown Palm Springs is a vibrant village. Dine outdoors under palm trees and visit an assortment of boutiques museums and more. Cost: $25 members/ $30 non-members Active Walking The Rat Pack Tribute # Wednesday, June 19 Whittier Transportation Depot: 10:45 a.m. Return: 5:00 p.m. Frank, Dean, and Sammy are back to entertain you with their stylish music and comedy! So lets go on a swinging back to the 60 s at the Sands Casino. *Lunch is provided Cost: $62 members/ $67 non-members Light Walking Battle of Mariachis #10514 A Day in Solvang #10518 Saturday, May 18 Whittier Senior Center (Uptown): 8:30am Return: 5:30 pm Join San Juan Capistrano for the 15th annual Battle of Mariachis Festival. There will be live music performances from mariachi bands all over So Cal. The festival also features Mexican food vendors, Saturday, June 29 Whittier Senior Center (Uptown): 9:00am Return: 6:30 pm Create wonderful memories in the Danish Village of Solvang, Little Denmark. Meander through flowerlines streets and see the large European style windmills. Cost: $60 members/ $65 non-members Active Walking Cost: $30 members/ $35 non-members Active Walking Garden of the World #10515 A Day in Corona Del Mar #10519 Wednesday, May 29 Whittier Transportation Depot: 9:30am Return: 5:30 pm Travel to Thousand Oaks with us to see the Garden of the World botanical garden. Established in 2001, the park was given to the city by owners of a travel agency. Cost: $15 members/ $20 non-members Active Walking Tuesday, July 2 Whittier Senior Center (Uptown): 9:00am Return: 6:30 pm Join us for a three stope adventure where we will visiting the Sherman Library in Newport, Balboa Island, and Fashion Island. You will get to enjoy all the wonderful scenery and shops of these locations,. Cost: $15 members/ $20 non-members Casino Pauma #10516 Phantom of the Opera #10520 Wednesday, June 5 Whittier Transportation Depot: 8:30am Return: 5:30 pm Gambling Venue offering poker, slots & table games, plus live entertainment and several restaurants. Plus $15 Casino Play. Cost: $20 members/ $25 non-members Active Walking Thursday, July 11 Whittier Senior Center (Uptown): 10:00am Return: 5:30 pm With all new scenic designs, award winning costume designs, and lighting designs, Lloyd Webber s The Phantom of the Opera is making its way to Orange County. Cost: $60 members/ $65 non-members Light Walking
9 Trips are open to all seniors 55+. Pageant of the Masters #10521 Thursday, August 8 Whittier Senior Center (Uptown): 6:30p.m Return: 11:30 pm The 2019 Pageant of the Masters The Time Machine will take audiences around the globe and into the past, present, and future, in search of great art and amazing stories. * Dinner will be on your own Cost: $60 members/ $65 non-members Active Walking Registration Dates: Tuesday, April 23rd, 8 a.m. Members ONLY online at Note: To register on Tuesday, April 23rd, members must have an up-to-date membership. You many register yourself and one other senior who must also be a member for early registration. Thursday, April 25th, 8 a.m. Member walk-in at Uptown Center and Parnell Park. Spaces are not guaranteed. Friday, April 26th, 8 a.m. General Public walk-in at Uptown Center and Parnell Park. Spaces are not guaranteed. Attention Travelers Please bring your own water as bottled water is not supplied on most trips. Out of courtesy to fellow passengers, please use your cell phone aboard the bus for emergency and brief conversations only. If you have a disability or cannot climb stairs, please inform staff at time of registration. Arrive 15 minutes before departure to each trip and check departure location. Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. Museum of Latin American Art #10522 Sunday, May 12 Whittier Transportation Depot: 11:00am Return: 5:00 pm Active Walking La Plaza De Cultura y Artes #10523 Wednesday, May 15 Whittier Transportation Depot: 10:30am Return: 5:00 pm Active Walking Auto Driving Museum #10524 Sunday, June 9 Whittier Transportation Depot: 9:45am Return: 4:00 pm Active Walking LA Museum of the Holocaust #10525 Thursday, June 13 Whittier Transportation Depot: 9:00am Return: 5:00 pm Active Walking
12 Be a part of our first ever Senior Spring Talent Show. If you have a talent you d like to share come on over and Audition! Auditions will be held at the Uptown Senior Center on April 12th from 2-4pm Talent Show will be on May 24th at the Uptown Senior Center at 1:30p.m. Tickets are $5 Ticket sales begin on May 6th Family and Friends are welcome! Ticket includes: Admission and light refreshments Winners get prizes from local sponsors. FAQ: What counts as a talent? It can be anything from singing, dancing, comedic stand up, to even poetry. The talents are endless.