Active Older Adult and Senior Programs


Thursdays at the Corte Madera Community Center



Some activities on hold until further direction from the County as of 6-17-21.

Click here to register for any of the courses or programs below. 
If you need assistance with registration or have any questions please call us at 415-927-5072.

BOOK AND PUZZLE EXCHANGE

Visit us at the Corte Madera Community Center front lobby on Thursdays from 10 am - 12 pm to participate in the book and puzzle exchange. We are receiving an overabundance of donations of books of all genres and puzzles of all sizes. Feel free to come by and try out any books that sound interesting.  Please wear a mask and consider only attending if you have been fully vaccinated. We will be distanced with plenty of ventilation in the lobby. For your safety, we will not have bathroom use available. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you soon.

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WATERCOLOR CLASS

Join us on Monday mornings for a beginners watercolor class! Learn watercolor basics and more withMichael Friedland. In this class we’ll cover all aspects of painting with watercolor with exercises, examples, discussions, demonstrations and paint-alongs. Painting with watercolor will include how we put paint on paper (there are only four ways!), color theory and color theory, composition and a history of watercolor in California. Materials include paints (tube and pans), watercolor paper, brushes, palettes, and the all-important kitchen sponge!

Michael studied painting and design at Paier School of Art, Coronado School of Fine Arts and Philadelphia College of Art. Retired now from a forty year career as a designer, he has been teaching painting (with watercolor) for the past six years. He teaches in Mill Valley and in Oakland, helps with CWA’s Community Outreach program teaching Vietnam veterans. 

For more information, email eduggan@tcmmail.org.

CORTE MADERA BINGO

Join our group of active older adults for BINGO every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Corte Madera Community Center. You’re sure to have fun! Come and enjoy wonderful company, delicious treats like Lappert’s ice cream, and other great perks and surprises.

Once a month representatives from local senior organizations will be on hand to answer questions regarding services they offer. Most guests will be on hand the second Thursday of each month. Topics will include things like how to prevent slip and falls, wheelchair and walker tune-ups and housing options. 

On hold until further direction from the County - 6-17-21

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LUNCH CLUB FOR SENIORS

 
Come have lunch with us! Every Thursday Good Earth Natural Foods prepares organic, well-balanced, hot lunch for adults, 60+. Enjoy a nice meal and conversation with friends! Details: Every Thursday (Except Holidays) from 11:45-12:45pm; Adults age 60+ $3 suggested donation. No older adult will be turned away for lack of funds. Funded in part by the Older Americans Act, administered locally by the Marin County Department of Health & Human Services, Aging and Adult Services.Congregate lunch reservations must be made one week in advance. To make a reservation please contact our office at 415.457.4636. 

On hold until further direction from the County - 6-17-21

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SENIORS IN BALANCE


This class will improve your balance, stability, and coordination through proven methods from Qigong, Tai Chi, and Western Mind/Body science. Research shows that Tai Chi is an excellent way for Seniors to develop balance and fluidity of movement; in this class you will be learning an easy, modified Tai Chi form. You will also practice brain stimulating techniques from Western Science to assist coordination and cognition. In addition, the Qigong movements and mind activity bring inner balance, relaxation, improved immunity, and overall wellbeing. These combined approaches are carefully orchestrated to work on all aspects of balance simultaneously. The class is appropriate for anyone with reasonable mobility who is motivated to maintain a good balance of spirit, mind  and body throughout their lives.

On hold until further direction from the County - 6-17-21

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