Veterans Memorial Senior Center August Activities

The Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City, is providing the following activities that are open to the public during the month of August.

  • Friday Movies for Everyone / 1:15PM (Unless Otherwise Announced) / Every Friday: Come to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center in September for a FREE feature movie in our state of the art movie theatre!
  • Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Free Lecture / Wednesday, August 25th, 11AM-Noon: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is a nationwide network of experienced adults who contribute their time and talent to important programs that strengthen their communities. Come hear Deborah Owdem, Program Director for RSVP of San Mateo & Northern Santa Clara Counties speak about current opportunities, how they match volunteers with organization and the benefits awarded to RSVP volunteers.
  •  New & Improved Lunch Program / Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday, @ Noon: Starting in July, Carroll’s Meats of Brisbane will be providing lunches Tuesday-Thursdays at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center. The Carroll family came to San Francisco in the early 1900′s and helped found “Butcher Town”. The lunch price will remain the same at $5, but the food will be cooked on site. Our current cook, Ruby, will still be making her famous soups and desserts. Lunch at the VMSC includes house made soup, cooked on site hot entre, yummy dessert along with milk or coffee all for just $5. It’s the best deal in town!

To learn more about the Redwood City Veterans Memorial Senior Center, call 780-7270.

Veterans Memorial Senior Center February Activities

The Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City, is providing the following activities that are open to the public during the month of February.

Friday Movies for Everyone
1:15PM (Unless Otherwise Announced) / Every Friday
Come to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center in September for a FREE featured movie in our state of the art movie theatre!

Valentine’s Dinner Dance
Friday, February 12th, 6PM-10PM / Redwood Room / $20 Per Person
Love is in the air!  Enjoy a wonderful dance with live music compliments of the Fun After Fifty Band!  Singles and couples alike are welcome!  A homemade Italian dinner will be served and dancing will follow.  Cost is $20.  Tickets will be available in January at the VMSC Lunch Desk.

Stroke Awareness: Are you or your loved ones at risk?
Wednesday, February 17th, 1-2pm / Sunset Room /  FREE
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Up to 80% of strokes are preventable; you can prevent a stroke! Join us for an educational lecture about stroke prevention and recovery.  Presented by Sequoia Hospital’s Health & Wellness Center.

VMSC Evening Bingo Fundraiser
Wednesday, February 17th, 4PM Doors Open & 6PM Games Begin
The Friends of the Veterans Memorial Senior Center would like to invite you to a special Wednesday Night Bingo Fundraiser! Raise money for the Veterans Memorial Senior Center and you may hit a jackpot for yourself! Evening also includes: Door Prizes, Free Pizza & More! For More Information, Please Call Our Bingo Hotline: (650) 780-7381.

AARP Tax Preparation
Wednesday, February 3rd thru Wednesday, April 14th
APPOINTMENT REQUIRED
Service is provided for the preparation and electronic filing of both Federal and State of California personal income tax returns within the scope of the AARP Tax-Aide program.  The service is free and you will receive one-on-one attention from AARP volunteers who are trained and certified annually in cooperation with the IRS.  Call our AARP Appointment hotline number (650) 489-6023 to schedule your appointment beginning January 4, 2010.

Veterans Memorial Senior Center Activities

The Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Avenue, Redwood City, is providing the following activities that are open to the public during the month of November:

FRIDAY MOVIES FOR EVERYONE
1:15PM (Unless Otherwise Announced) / Every Friday
Come to the Veterans Memorial Senior Center in November for a FREE featured movie in our state of the art movie theater!

VMSC VETERANS CELEBRATION
Friday, November 13th, 2009 6PM-9PM / $10 General Admission.
Join us for a special evening honoring our United States Military Veterans. Program will consist of a no-host bar to benefit the Veterans Memorial Senior Center, appetizers and a special USO presentation by the Singing Blue Stars of the USS Hornet. For more information or to sign-up, please call Christina at (650) 780-7343.

THANKSGIVING GATHERING LUNCHEON
Thursday, November 19th: Noon-1:15PM / Redwood Room
Spend an afternoon at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center and celebrate the blessings in your life with your VMSC friends. This special luncheon will provide a full thanksgiving feast, along with entertainment and a few surprises. Cost is $8 per person.

BEFORE & AFTER: THE LIFE OF A SOLDIER,
PRESENTED BY HENRY HENSLEIGH
Thursday, November 19th: 1PM-2PM / Redwood Room / FREE.
Join us for a fascinating and inspiring presentation from a decorated WWII Veteran who will share his story of fighting in 5 major battles and his life after the war.

SENIOR CENTER DECORATION DAY
Friday, November 30th: 10AM-Noon / Redwood Room / FREE.
Get into the holiday spirit by decorating the Veterans Memorial Senior Center with your friends and family. A winter themed extravaganza will take over the room and lobby of the VMSC! Complimentary pizza lunch will be provided for those who volunteer. No sign up required!

SAVE THE DATE!
HOLIDAY GIFT BAG ASSEMBLY
Monday, December 7th: 9:30AM-11AM / Redwood Room / FREE.
Celebrate the holiday season by helping seniors and children in need throughout the community. Volunteers are needed to assemble gift bags that will be delivered to home-bound seniors & a local children’s center! Coffee, hot cider and breakfast goodies will be complimentary to all who volunteer. No sign up required.

BEATING THOSE HOLIDAY BLUES
Thursday, December 10th: 1PM-2PM / Sunset Room / FREE

WEST BAY COMMUNITY BAND HOLIDAY CONCERT
Saturday, December 12th, 7PM-9PM / Theater / $10 early bird reservations / $15 at door.
The VMSC is happy to welcome back the West Bay Community Band for a very special holiday concert. Enjoy a no-host bar from 7PM-7:30PM, with the concert starting at promptly 7:30PM.