There is something for everyone in June at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St.
You do not have to be a member to attend. Some events require advance reservations as noted.
The Domino Effect – Thursdays, through 29, at 1 p.m. If you’ve never played Chicken Foot dominoes before, or even if you have, come join the fun as Vicki Leigh leads participants in a rollicking version of the game that is easy enough for beginners yet challenging enough for more seasoned players. Oh, and please excuse the laughter every Thursday…it may be contagious! For more information call Vicki at 928- 478-4654.
- UCLA Memory Training – Thursdays, through June 29,from 1 to 3 p.m. UCLA Memory Training is an innovative education program for people with age-related memory concerns. This four-week workshop will focus on the top four concerns: forgetting names and faces, forgetting to keep appointments and other future plans, forgetting where you put things such as keys and eyeglasses, and overcoming tip-of-the-tongue forgetfulness. Participants will engage in memory quizzes and skill-building exercises through a combination of presentations and small-group discussions in a low-stress, fun environment. Reservations are required by calling 626-685-6732.
- Friday Movie Matinees – Fridays, June 9 and 16, at 1 p.m. Everyone enjoys movies and the pleasures they bring. June 9: “La La Land” (2016, PG-13) starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. An aspiring actress and a dedicated jazz musician struggle to make it in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. June 16: “Gigi” (1958, NR) starring Leslie Caron and Louis Jourdan. Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a young courtesan in training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long.
- Scenic Walkers Club – Wednesdays, through June 28, at 10 a.m. Enjoy a series of leisurely walks in the great outdoors. Alan Colville will give you a list of items to bring, let you know what to expect, provide detailed itineraries and arrange transportation. For more information or to sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 626-221-3741.
- Natural Causes and Prevention of Osteoporosis – Thursday, June 8, at 10 a.m. Osteopor call 626-221-3741.orosis is a common condition that affects millions of people and is a major cause of fractures in men and women. Dr. Paul Jacoy will explain the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
- An Evening of Piano Music – Friday, June 9, at 7 p.m. Citrus College piano students, along with their professor, pianist Carlos Gardels, will present an evening of solo piano performances of works by composers ranging from Scarlatti to Satie. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP at the Welcome Desk or by calling 626-795-4331.
- Savvy Caregivers – Tuesdays, June 13 to July 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. Caregivers will learn basic knowledge and skills needed to care for family members who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Presented by Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles. Registration is required by calling 626-685-6730. Please note there will be no workshop on July 4.
- Senior Beauty Tips – Thursday, June 15, at 10 a.m. Learn how to look your best at any age and get tips about skin care and makeup. Presented by Pasadena City College.
- Hearing and Hearing Loss – Thursday, June 22, at 10 a.m. Join in a discussion about hearing and hearing loss and learn about new technologies and hearing-related products that can help you in your day-to-day life. Presented by Hear Center.
- Disaster Preparedness – Thursday, June 29, at 10 a.m. Are you prepared for a disaster or emergency? Learn what you should put in a disaster kit, how to make plans and get trained before the next major earthquake or other disaster happens. Presented by the Pasadena Fire Department.
For more information visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter. org or call (626) 795-4331.
Founded in 1960, the Pasadena Senior Center is an independent, nonprofit organization that offers recreational, educational, wellness and social services to people ages 50 and older in a welcoming environment. Services are also provided for frail, low-income and homebound seniors.