Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center to host a variety of unique events

By Terrie Litwin

RSF Senior Center executive director

Resource and Referral Service:

Available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Seniors and family members requiring assistance can speak with a staff member and receive valuable information to address a wide variety of needs (858) 756-3041.

Balance & Fall Prevention Fitness Class:

Monday mornings at 10:45 a.m.: Licensed Physical Therapist, Jim Prussack, provides practical and useful exercise techniques to improve balance, strengthen muscles, and help prevent falls. A $5 charge for each class is paid to the instructor.

Classical Music Appreciation:

Every other Monday beginning Sept. 9 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/9,). Instructor Randy Malin leads a class featuring classical music composers and the music that has endured through the ages.

Art History Video Lecture:

Every other Monday from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. (9/16, 9/30, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25,) enjoy a fine art video lecture from the Great Courses, Teaching Company®.

Knitting Group:

(new) Meets weekly, Thursday afternoon, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bring a current project or start a new one. All levels welcome!

Intermediate Bridge:

(new) Beginning Thursday, Sept. 19, from 2-4 p.m., Instructor, Scott Farr, will conduct a 10-week workshop. If you have some bridge experience, and want to improve your game, now is your chance! There is a $150 fee paid to the instructor. Please call to reserve your space (858) 756-3041.

Oil Painting Class:

Beginning Sept. 5 each Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. - This class is appropriate for all artists from beginning through advanced. There is no fee for the class. Students are responsible for purchasing their own supplies. The instructor is local artist, Lynne Zimet. Please call (858) 756-3041 for more information.

Rancho San Café, French Discussion Group:

1st & 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: A wonderful opportunity for those with intermediate to advanced French language skills to join host, Phillippe Faurie, and enjoy a cup of coffee while conversing in French.

Blood Pressure Checks:

Last Thursday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: This free service is provided by San Diego Medical Services. No appointment necessary!

Acting Class with Monty Silverstone:

Instructor Monty Silverstone, accomplished actor & father of Hollywood actress Alicia Silverstone, will teach students about monologues, scene study, and cold reading from scripts. Please call (858) 756-3041 for more information about the next session.

Writer’s Talk:

(new) A four part series with Garrett Chaffin-Quiray meets the first Wednesday of each month beginning Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Each workshop includes a discussion of a critically acclaimed author’s work followed by an optional writing workshop for participants interested in crafting their own stories.

For more information, call (858) 756-3041.