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Almaden Community Center and Happy Hollow Celebrate Seniors

Celebrate SeniorsAlmaden Community Center Courtyard Carnival

May is Older Americans Month and the Almaden Community Center is celebrating Almaden’s seniors this week with a special event: the Almaden Community Center Courtyard Carnival. Seniors over 50 are welcome to enjoy activities and games with prizes. Those in need can also access resources for seniors.

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Time: 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Courtyard, Almaden Community Center
For more information call 408-268-1133

Senior SafariSenior Safari at the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo

Happy Hollow Park and Zoo’s Senior Safari is back this year. So if you’d like to get some love from animals, head over to the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo for a little petting time. Seniors 50+ can enjoy free early entry into the park and zoo (before 10:00 am) to meet and greet animals and other activities! The first of six free events is this week, May 26. Additional dates are June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22 and October 27.

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Time: 9 a.m. onwards
For free parking and free early entry come before 10:00 am; can stay all day.
For more information visit happyhollow.org/seniorsafari or call 408-794-6400

Almaden Community Center 2022 Spring Activity Guide

Almaden Community Center 2022 Spring The Almaden Community Center 2022 Spring Activity Guide is now available! Registration for community center classes, spring break camp and a wide variety of summer camps begins Feb. 26 at 10am. You can register in person at Almaden Community Center or online at www.sjregistration.com.

Spring break camp for ages 5-12 will be held at the Almaden Community Center Monday-Friday April 11-15 from 8am-6pm.

Dozens of week-long full- and half-day summer camps will take place at the Almaden Community Center or at neighboring parks starting the week of 6/6-6/10 and continuing through the week of 8/15-8/19. Camp instructors are from such groups as Mad Science of the Bay Area, Young Rembrandts, Futsal Kings, Skyhawks Sports Academy, Engineering for Kids, Dance Arts Academy and more.

Registration for Active Adults 50+ begins on Feb. 23 at 10am.

The Almaden Community Center is located at 6445 Camden Ave., San Jose, CA 95120. The center follows all state and county guidelines regarding mask requirements and daily health screenings. For more information about classes, camps or health guidelines, call the Almaden Community Center at 408-268-1133.

Almaden Community Center Winter 2019 Activities and Classes – UPDATED 2022

Almaden Community Center Winter 2019

[CLICK HERE FOR ACCESS TO MORE RECENT ALMADEN COMMUNITY CENTER ACTIVITY GUIDE.]

The Almaden Community Center Winter 2019 activities and classes are open for registration. Here are some of the exciting new offerings for the season.

Art with the Masters – Participants will learn about some of the great masters in art and study their paintings.

Painting Party with Ms. Marla – Learn to paint from scratch. All painting material including canvas, paints and brushes will be provided.

Apprentice Electrical Engineering: Electrified – Participants use Snap Circuits and other engineering design process tools to design, create and test various electronic circuits. Objects designed include a flashlight and a magnetic levitation vehicle!

Electronic Game Design: Racing Games – Participants create their own racing games complete with cars, race tracks and the full racing environment. Fun stuff for the young speedsters.

Junior Civil Engineering: Fun Foundation – In this fun class, children understand the engineering concepts behind big infrastructure projects like skyscrapers and bridges.

Junior Wedo Lego Robotics 2.0: Robots in Motion – Children learn to build robots using Lego Wedo.

Little Sports Medicine – In Little Sports Medicine, your child can learn about common sports related injuries and how real doctors do their diagnoses.

Minecraft YouTubers: Let’s Play – This is an exciting one for the diehard young Minecrafters. Participants create and upload Minecraft videos for YouTube, and in the process also learn about Internet safety.

New Year, New You – As we move towards 2019, find your inspiration through this motivational course. Goals, dreams, ideas and joy. Explore your inner zen.

For more information on these courses and to enroll, call 408-793-5565 or view the full catalog here.

SeniorNet Learning Center of Almaden 2012 Session 4 Registration – UPDATED 2022

SeniorNet Learning Center of Almaden has released its Session 4 Course Schedule. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Choose from a number of different computer, Internet, and software application courses, including an “Intro to iPad and Senior-Centric Apps.” Download the Session 4 Brochure and Session 4 Summary.

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Almaden Senior Program Events, Activities, and Classes for July 2012 – UPDATED 2022

logo: Almaden Community Center Senior ProgramAlmaden Senior Program has published its July 2012 Bulletin. Almaden seniors can participate in a variety of fun, healthy, and engaging activities and events. For example, enjoy the free Sizzling Summertime Concert performed by the Fun Time Singers on Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 2-3pm. [CLICK HERE TO VIEW UPDATED ALMADEN SENIOR PROGRAM NEWSLETTER]

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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.

Free Professional Services for Almaden Valley Seniors – UPDATED 2022

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. [CLICK HERE TO VIEW UPDATED ALMADEN SENIOR PROGRAM NEWSLETTER]

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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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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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