Almaden Senior Program’s 2012 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

St. Patrick's Day Celebration 2011Almaden Senior Program is holding its St. Patrick’s Day Celebration for seniors.

Lunch includes corned beef with tangy mustard sauce, spinach salad with red onions and cranberries, butter braised cabbage with curry powder, and boiled small red potatoes and dill carrots.

Also enjoy Shillelagh punch, and Irish cream chocolate mousse for dessert. Entertainment will include world famous Irish dancers.

This celebration is presented by Councilmember Nancy Pyle and Almaden Senior Program. The celebration is at the Almaden Community Center on Friday, March 16, 2012 at 12pm.

Tickets can be purchased near the sports and fitness desk inside the Almaden Community Center. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Tickets are limited to four per person.

Almaden Senior Program Visting Steinbeck Museum & Wild Things Park

National Steinbeck MuseumAlmaden Senior Association is taking a day trip to visit the National Steinbeck Museum and Wild Things Exotic Animal Park.

The National Steinbeck Center is located in John Steinbeck’s hometown of Salinas, California. The Center offers three distinct visitor experiences in literature and history, agriculture and art, as well special events and educational programs.

Wild Things takes great pride in offering sanctuary to many animals that can no longer participate in entertainment or would otherwise not have a home or family. You can see the animals on guided tours and educational programs that are fun, safe, and rewarding to all – especially the animals.

The trip is on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8am to 5:30pm. The price is $42 per person. Lunch is not included.

Almaden Community Center’s Spring 2012 Activity Guide

San Jose Parks Recreation & Neighborhood Services has released the Almaden Community Center Activity Guide for Spring 2012.

The Almaden Community Center Activity Guide includes all of the programs, classes, and activities planned for the Almaden Community Center in Spring 2012.

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Free Professional Services for Almaden Valley Seniors

Almaden Senior Program is offering a number of free services to Almaden Valley seniors, including assistance with taxes, social security, health insurance, driving, and notary services.

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Almaden Senior Program 2012 Trip Schedule

Almaden Senior Program has a number of domestic trips planned for 2012, including Black Oak Casino, Hawaii, and Trains of the Colorado Rockies. These trips are a wonderful and hassle-free way to see the United States with your significant other and/or friends.

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Matilda’s Marvelous Adventure Presented by the Almaden Senior Players

You’ll smile. You’ll chuckle. You’ll laugh out loud. Matilda’s Marvelous Adventure, a play written and directed by local Almaden Valley senior Mary Sheehan, follows Matilda Kumquat’s adventures as she travels around the world meeting various zany people she encounters along the way. Join in the fun and experience a humorous look at airlines, cruises, tourists, and tour groups.

The show will be presented on three dates at the Almaden Community Center:

  • January 22, 2012, 3pm. Dinner show, including wine and dessert. $15 for members, $20 for non-members.
  • January 24, 2012, 2pm. Includes popcorn. First-come, first-served tickets for $5.
  • January 27, 2012, 2pm. Includes ice cream. First-come, first-served tickets for $5.

Read more about the play and Mary Sheehan at Mercury News.

Winter 2012 Almaden Community Center Activity Guide

Winter 2012 Almaden Community Center Activity GuideSan Jose Parks Recreation & Neighborhood Services has released the Almaden Community Center Activity Guide for Winter 2012.

The Almaden Community Center Activity Guide includes all of the programs, classes, and activities planned for the Almaden Community Center in Winter 2012.

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2011 Almaden Senior Program Thanksgiving Boutique & Lunch

Almaden Senior Program is holding its annual Thanksgiving Boutique & Lunch for adults ages 50 and over.

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2011 Oktoberfest for Almaden Valley Seniors

Almaden Senior Program is holding its Oktoberfest for Almaden Valley Seniors.

Oktoberfest is a celebration of great music, great food, and great friends! Entertainment will include a delightful accordionist.

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Santa Clara County Senior Needs Assessment Forum

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is in the process of creating a Senior Agenda to focus on streamlining county and community services available for our growing senior population.

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