• Senior Events & Buzz Sessions

  • Buzz Sessions: Buzz Sessions are on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. (unless otherwise noted). Buzz Sessions are free but we kindly ask you to pre-register by calling the Danville Senior Center at 925-314-3430, drop off a registration form or register online at www.danvillerecguide.com.

  • Current Buzz Sessions

  •     2017-08-01: Resources at the Danville Library

    This week's Buzz comes with a twist! We will be featuring a 50 minute documentary. Viewers will venture into Yosemite's spectacular wilderness to marvel at natural wonders tourists never see. The journey through nearly 700,000 acres features breathtaking waterfalls, giant sequoias, the towering El Capitan rock formation and the park's wild denizens, including black bears, bats and foxes. Complementary coffee and pastries will be served at this unique Buzz session.

    Presenter: Seng Lovan & Jay Oliver

    Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-08-08: Covert Your Lawn to a Low Water Use Garden

    This week's Buzz comes with a twist! We will be featuring a 50 minute documentary. Viewers will venture into Yosemite's spectacular wilderness to marvel at natural wonders tourists never see. The journey through nearly 700,000 acres features breathtaking waterfalls, giant sequoias, the towering El Capitan rock formation and the park's wild denizens, including black bears, bats and foxes. Complementary coffee and pastries will be served at this unique Buzz session.

    Presenter: Kristin Bowman, EBMUD

    Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-08-15: Difficult Talks We Should All Have

    As we approach those older years, some sensitive conversations need to take place to secure the quality and values of the life you envision for your later years. Learn how to have the "difficult" conversations with ourselves and our loved ones regarding real and imagined challenges we may encounter after age 65. Some of the topics discussed will be: When is it time to stop driving; future health considerations; re-marriage and blended families; end of life wishes "your way".

    Presenter: Town Staff

    Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-08-15: The Elephant in the Room - Difficult Talks We Should All Have

    As we approach those older years, some sensitive conversations need to take place to secure the quality and values of the life you envision for your later years. Learn how to have the "difficult" conversations with ourselves and our loved ones regarding real and imagined challenges we may encounter after age 65. Some of the topics discussed will be: When is it time to stop driving; future health considerations; re-marriage and blended families; end of life wishes "your way".

    Presenter: Elder Care Services-Katharine O'Donnell, MSW, CMC & Susie Richardson

    Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-08-22: Retirement Income Challenges

    The focus of this class is to introduce some of the challenges prospective retirees may face and describe some potential strategies to meet those challenges.

    Presenter: Jeneen Slack, CFP

    Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-08-29: Danville: Looking Back at the Heart of San Ramon Valley

    Beverly Lane, author of Vintage Danville, 150 Years of Memories and curator of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley, will speak about the history of Danville from the time of the Tatcan Indians who lived next to the Old Oak, to the people who settled the valley and built the small town on the banks of San Ramon Creek, including the establishment of the Town of Danville in 1982.

    Presenter: Beverly Lane

    Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-09-05: Where is Amelia Earheart

    This National Geographic documentary examines controversial but persistent theories regarding the fate of Amelia Earhart, the plucky American aviatrix who vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 during an attempt to fly around the globe. Researchers present eyewitness accounts and other evidence that Earhart's flight was, in fact, a mission to spy on the Japanese military, who captured Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan on a remote Pacific Island.

    Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-09-12: Caregivers Survival 101: Dementia

    Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs and loop-de-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! We will discuss the major challenges of dementia care, responses and reactions to reduce your stress, self-care activities and mini-support groups as well as  resources for coaching and support.

    Presenter: Gillian Notman, CMC

    Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-09-12: Veterans - San Ramon Valley

    This is your opportunity to learn about the member organizations and veteran's services and resources that are available for veterans and their families.  Learn more about tours and docents who volunteer in the Veteran's Wing.  

    Presenter: Town Staff

    Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-09-26: Surgical Options for Arthritis

    In a previous Buzz session, we learned about arthritis and some non-surgical treatment options. In this Buzz session, we will review surgical treatment options when all else fails. You are welcome and encouraged to attend, even if you did not attend the first session.

    Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

  • Current Special Events

  •     2017-09-14: Volunteer Brunch Celebration

    Culture to Culture has been serving seniors as volunteers at the Danville Senior Center since September 2007!  Join us in celebrating 10 years of outstanding volunteer work while enjoying a light breakfast and entertainment provided by the Culture to Culture Foundation.  We are grateful and privileged that we have been given the opportunity to work with Culture to Culture in so many different areas such as exercise classes and special events.  We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to celebrate and learn more about this wonder foundation.

    Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017 
    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Cost:  Fee

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-09-29: Senior Health Fair- Live Well, Age Smart

    Are you one of the many local community residents who is embarking on an exciting new phase of your life? If you are 55+ years of age, and are looking for information on a ariety of topics related to new retirees, from collecting retirement benefits to recreational opportunities, health concerns to housing options, please join us for our 3rd annual Live Well, Age Smart Wellness Fair!

    Attendees at the Live Well, Age Smart Fair can look forward to a variety of opportunities such as free health screenings, investment guidance, retirement choices, travel opportunities, information promoting a healthy lifestyle through nutrition, exercise and preventative care, and attend an informative presentation by a keynote speaker all in one morning! Live Well Age Smart is an event you don’t want to miss!

    Date: Friday, September 29, 2017 
    Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Cost: FREE

    Pre-registration is not required!

        2017-10-12: Hawaiian Luau

    Join us for a fun Hawaiian luau celebration without leaving Danville! Listen to Hawaiian music while enjoying an old fashioned traditional hot lunch. Maybe join in for a  Hula lesson!

    Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017 
    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Cost:  $10 (Res)  $12 (Non Res)

    Sign up for this activity here!

  • Senior registration for classes and programs are now available on-line at www.danvillerecguide.com. However, you may still mail or drop-off your registration forms at the Danville Senior Center.

    If you have not already done so, please set up an account prior to registering for classes. If you need assistance with setting up your account, please call the Danville Senior Center at 925-314-3430.

    Registration is available online at www.danvillerecguide.com

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