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Special Events and Workshops

SAVE THE DATE! 4TH ANNUAL HART in the PARK CONCERT: Friday, September 28th, 1:00pm-2:00pm. Cost: Free Join us for the Center's special end-of-summer concert in the park, featuring our very own choral group-"Singers with Hart"

Books With Hart: "Little Failure" by Gary Shteyngart. Friday, September 7th, 10:00am-11:30am. Copies are available at Hart Center reception desk on a first come, first serve basis beginning Friday, August 3rd. This memoir traces the author's experiences as a young bullied Jewish-Russian immigrant in Queens, his haphazard college pursuits, and his initial forays into literary career.

Healthier Living, Managing Ongoing Health Conditions: Mondays, August 6th - September 17th (Skipping Sept. 3rd) 9am-11:30am. Attend this FREE Healthier Living program sponsored by Dignity Health. This is a evidence-based self management workshop originally developed at Stanford University. You will learn how to better manage your health condition and lessen its impact on your life; reduce fatigue, anxiety, sleep loss and pain; Communicate better with doctors, friends and family; and set realistic goals and problem solve for positive changes. Space is Limited!! Call 916-808-5462 or email: healthierliving@dignityhealth.org

Taiko Drumming w/Kristy Oshiro: Intermediate Lessons-Wednesdays, August 8, 15, 22 & 29. 3:45p-4:45p Cost $40/4 Lessons

Taiko Drumming w/Kristy Oshiro:
Beginning Lessons-Mondays, August 13, 20 & 27. 3:45p-4:45p Cost $30/3 Lessons

Singers With Hart, Block 1: Fridays, 10:30am-12pm. Class Dates: August 10, 17, 24, 31 & September 7, 14, 21, 28 and October 5. Performance: Friday, September 28; 12pm-1pm. Course Fee: $25. Registration Opens: Friday June 22. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 8th by 4:30pm. Enroll by visiting or calling the receptionist desk.

Cinema and Conversation Circle w/ Latifu Munirah: Friday, August 24th, 9:45am-11:45am August's featured Film: Dr. Frederic Treves (Anthony Hopkins) discovers Joseph (John) Merrick (John Hurt) in a slideshow. Born with a congenital disorder, Merrick uses his disfigurement to earn a living as the "Elephant Man". Treves brings Merrick into his home, discovering that his rough exterior hides a refined soul, and that Merrick can teach the stodgy British upper class of the time a lesson about dignity. Merrick becomes the toast of London and charms a caring actress (Anne Bancroft) before his death at 27. Cost: Free.

Apple IPhone and Android Phone 101: Get to know the functions and features of Apple's iPhone and Android phones, including opening and closing apps, connecting to Wi-Fi, settings, display, calendar, and email. Register today for an individual 45-minute session available every Friday in August @ Hart Senior Center! Call or stop by the front desk to register; $8 a session.

Great Books: FREE - Great Books Discussion Group: Fourth Monday of each month, 10a-Noon
Great Books is canceled for the month of August and will resume in September. 
http://www.cityofsacramento.org/ParksandRec/Recreation/older-adult-services/Hart-Senior-Center/Classes-and-Activities/WritingLiteratureFilm

Introduction to Mandalas Workshop with Marie Taylor:
Marie’s classes are all currently on hold. 

http://www.cityofsacramento.org/ParksandRec/Recreation/older-adult-services/Hart-Senior-Center/Classes-and-Activities/Arts

$ Adventures in Art with Marie Taylor
Marie’s classes are all currently on hold.

http://www.cityofsacramento.org/ParksandRec/Recreation/older-adult-services/Hart-Senior-Center/Classes-and-Activities/Arts

$ Poetry Appreciation Series led by Marie Taylor: Fourth Friday of each month, 1-2:30p
Marie’s classes are all currently on hold. 

http://www.cityofsacramento.org/ParksandRec/Recreation/older-adult-services/Hart-Senior-Center/Classes-and-Activities/WritingLiteratureFilm

 

2018 Workshops: 

Mark Your Calendars! 

Urban Bike Riding hosted by VISION ZERO: Wednesday, August 22nd 1:30pm-3:30pm. This workshop will teach you how to navigate through the streets of Sacramento safely on a bicycle. The course is facilitated by Andrew Hart, a bike enthusiast who has conducted classes for the city for many years and now this course is being offered at the Hart Center! Please visit the front desk or call to sign-up. Cost: Free

App Workshop/including Lyft, Uber, Instagram, Pinterest, Venmo & More!:
Friday, September 7th 1pm-2:30pm. Need to catch a ride? Well, no need to hail a taxi anymore, now you can use your smartphone to hire a driver and join the rapidly expanding world of ridesharing. Want to look for new recipes or craft projects, need to send money to a love one or friend or maybe you just want to share photos. Now there are apps for just about anything you're trying to do. This one-hour workshop provides a brief overview and will teach you how to use some of the most popular apps that can be used on most smartphones or tablets. To sign-up you can visit the front desk or call the Hart Center, or email our TechConnections Coordinator-Quincia Burleson at: qburleson@cityofsacramento.org

California Care Force Free Clinic: Friday September 21st -Sunday, September 23rd. CCF provides medical, dental, and vision services at no cost and with no questions asked. No proof of insurance, employment, income, residency, or immigration status. Anyone who visits a CCF clinic is eligible for service. Appointments cannot be made in advance. Wristbands for admittance will be distributed the evening before each clinic day. **Please Visit the Webpage for Each Clinic to see What Other Services May be Available** www.CaliforniaCareForce.org

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Estate Planning Program: Wednesday, September 19th 1:30pm-3:30pm The Voluntary Legal Services Program (VLSP) will be hosting a free Estate Planning program at the Hart Senior Center inside the "Cypress Room". The program will provide a basic overview of wills, financial powers of attorney and health care directives. The service is provided at no charge to clients and at the end of of the program, qualifying seniors with modest incomes and assets will be able to sign-up for a free Estate Planning Session on September 26th with a volunteer attorney. For more information, or to reserve a spot, please contact VLSP at (916) 551-2102 or visit the website www.vlsp.org.

VLSP.ORGVoluntary Legal Services Program is a volunteer-based “pro bono” legal aid program that provides free assistance with civil legal matters to low income clients living in the Sacramento region.

California Care Force Free Clinic: Friday September 21st -Sunday, September 23rd. CCF provides medical, dental, and vision services at no cost and with no questions asked. No proof of insurance, employment, income, residency, or immigration status. Anyone who visits a CCF clinic is eligible for service. Appointments cannot be made in advance. Wristbands for admittance will be distributed the evening before each clinic day. **Please Visit the Webpage for Each Clinic to see What Other Services May be Available** www.CaliforniaCareForce.org

Healthier Living with Chronic Pain:  Mondays, September 24th - October 29th. 9am-11:30am.  Healthier Living with Chronic Pain is a self-management program originally developed at Stanford University. During this 6 week program you will learn techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep, appropriate exercise for improving strength and energy, appropriate use of medications and better communication skills, guidelines for healthy eating and manage movement with less pain . Sign-up Today and get the support you need! Program is facilitated by two trained peer leaders.  Refreshments provided. Register at the front desk or call 916-808-5462.