• 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

  •     2017-05-23: Elder Abuse Educational Hour

    Join us to learn about current trends in elder abuse in Contra Costa County, presented by Assistant District Attorney Jill Henderson, of the Elder Abuse Unit. Jill will discuss her current misdemeanor and felony cases for which seniors are victims, and how to prevent elder abuse, including public guardians, restraining orders, and fraudulent real estate crimes on seniors. This event is hosted by Senior Real Estate Specialist, Kelly Smith with hope to educate seniors of this growing issue. This is a great opportunity to get questions answered from a legal professional, who can provide resources and support. 

    Presenter: Jill Henderson, District Attorney

    Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Cost: Free 

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        2017-05-30: Stress, Hormones and Health

    Judy Pearson Kobsar is a Certified Nutritionist, Certified Holistic Health Coach and Co-Creator of The RECREATE 365 Lifestyle Enhancement Program. in her presentation she will show you breakthrough methods to naturally restore your health, lose weight and balance your hormones without unwanted medications and prescriptions. She will be covering topics from a natural, non-medication approach. Learn how to retreat your health, your youth and your life. 

    Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-06-06: Aging Positively

    Aging is a journey. As we walk the path of aging, how can we inject new ideas for positive, hopeful, expansive and intriguing lives? Where does your joy come from? What are you grateful for? Would you like to impact the lives of others? Come see how you can find balance and learn to be more optimistic.

    Presenter: Susie Richardson

    Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

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        2017-06-13: Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

    Did you know that Social Security is far more complicated than most people realize? Have you thought how the decisions you make now can have an impact on the total benefits you stand to receive over your lifetime? You've paid into the Social Security program for over 30 years; don?t wait until the last minute to discover your benefits options.

    Presenter: Kinley Wong

    Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-06-20: Fall Prevention and Recovery: Have a Plan!

    David Cronin has been involved in elder care for 49 years. His discussion will focus on fall prevention as part of a healthy lifestyle, and the importance of having a Fall Risk/Recovery Plan. David will discuss the different modalities available to avoid injury, and get back up after a fall.

    Presenter: David Cronin

    Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

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        2017-06-27: Dose of Awareness: Prescription Drug Dangers

    Prescription drug misuse has become a national epidemic in the U.S., with overdose fatalities now being the leading cause of accidental death. Addiction to prescription drugs is at an all-time high and crosses socio- economic and ethnic demographics. Learn which medications are most abused/misused, what special risk factors are for all age groups (including seniors), and what simple measures you can take to help keep yourself and others safe from prescription drug dangers.

    Presenter: April Rovero

    Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

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        2017-07-11: Building Your Brain with LEGO®

    Let's build with LEGO® to revisit or introduce a classic toy which helps stimulate fine motor and creative skills. We will build using classic LEGO® bricks with add-ons of LEGO® Technic and maybe motors for our simple machine builds. Let's discover the bricks! 

    Presenter: Denise Lee

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

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        2017-07-18: Home Alone

    How does one cope with living alone after years of living with others? What are the characteristics of those who thrive? Fran Rapoport, of the Discovery Center, has been working with seniors living alone and will have an interactive discussion to share helpful strategies. Come with questions and suggestions about what helped you, or hindered you.

    Presenter: Fran Rapoport

    Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

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        2017-07-25: Secret Yosemite

    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: Town Staff

    Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 
    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Cost: Free 

    Sign up for this activity here!

        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 

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  • Current Special Events

  •     2017-06-30: Summer BBQ

    Tom Cats, a 4-piece subset of the Fog City Stompers Dixieland jazz band, will entertain us at our annual summer BBQ. Come and enjoy a BBQ lunch and live entertainment!

    Date: Friday, June 30, 2017 
    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Cost: $10 (R) / $12 (NR)

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-07-06: Clarinet Fusion Concert

    Clarinet Fusion is excited to return to the Danville Senior Center. Nine very talented musicians will be performing on six uniquely different types of clarinets ranging from the 19-inch, high-pitched Eb clarinet to the 9-foot earth-rumbling contrabass clarinet. Come listen to a unique style, wide-variety of tunes for music lovers of all ages. Invite your friends, bring the family and say "HELLO, SUMMER!" with an enjoyable hour of fun-filled music! Light refreshment will be served.

    Date: Thursday, July 6, 2017 
    Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Cost: $5.00 (Resident) / $6.00 (Non-resident)

    Sign up for this activity here!

        2017-07-14: National Ice Cream Day

    It was President Ronald Reagan who in 1984, officially declared July as National Ice Cream Month and established National Ice Cream Day as the 3rd Sunday in July. This year, join us at the Senior Center to celebrate National Ice Cream Day in honor of the popular dessert that's guaranteed to lift you up and cool you down on even the hottest summer day.

    Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 
    Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Cost: Free

    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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