From the City of Pleasanton:
The Pleasanton Senior Center celebrates its 20th year anniversary on March 2 and 3, 2013 with a gala weekend filled with special activities surrounding the theme Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future. The festivities kick off on Saturday, March 2 at 10:00 a.m. with a broad variety of class demonstrations and exhibits and a skit performed by the Center’s thespian troupe, the Senior Players.
A free barbecue lunch on March 2 is available to those visitors age 50+ that pick up advance tickets on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Senior Center, located at 5353 Sunol Boulevard in Pleasanton. The weekend fun concludes on Sunday, March 3 with a free Tea Dance from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., featuring live music by The Cool Tones.
Since opening in March of 1993, the Center has served as an important resource for the community, offering a wide array of valued classes, programs and services for mature adults. It also houses the Pleasanton Paratransit and RADD programs (Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled) and the offices of the independent non-profit Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley.
Today, more than 1,000 patrons a week pass through the Center’s doors to access a robust schedule of health and wellness classes including Zumba Gold, Fit for Fifty, Walking, Tai-Chi, Yoga, and Sittercise. On the horizon is the soon-to-be launched Pleasanton Peddlers program, a new bicycle club for mature adults. Other popular offerings include book, computer and photo clubs, computer tutoring, knitting, brain fitness, community lectures and writing classes. The Center also boasts a unique woodshop, with numerous opportunities for wood working, wood carving and wood turning.
For more information, please contact the Pleasanton Senior Center at (925) 931-5365.