Connecting in Community

Rainbow Bingo Brunch! Beach Blanket Edition.

Saturday, July 20th, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Seas the day at this beach-themed Rainbow Bingo Brunch, hostessed by Sylvia O’Stayformore and friends!

Your ticket gets you 10 bingo cards and a dauber. Food, booze and raffle tickets also available. This is a 21+ event.

You’re shore to have a fabulous time! Wear your shorts and aloha shirt! Oh buoy!

$20 per ticket, Advance registration required!

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Death Cafe

Thursday, May 9th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m

Death Cafe is a safe space to discuss mortality, dying, and death. There is never an agenda to Death Cafe. But there is always cake, tea, and interesting conversation. Everyone is welcome. Always free, but donations are appreciated. With Mitzi Weiland M.A., C.T. 

Free. Advanced registration appreciated.

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Social Justice TED Talks: What You Think You Know About Addiction Is Probably Wrong

   Wednesday, May 8th, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Video with discussion facilitated by the WCSC Diversity & Inclusion Committee
“What You Think You Know About Addiction Is Probably Wrong” — This month’s TED Talk & discussion explores a topic of deep significance for most families and communities. Journalist Johann Hari will explain why current methods of treating addiction have failed, before offering insights from research that gives hope for this age-old problem. This promises to be an engaging topic and potentially transformative discussion!

$3 members, $5 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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Social Justice TED Talks: What Do You Do When Someone Doesn’t Like You?

   Wednesday, April 10th, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Video with discussion facilitated by the WCSC Diversity & Inclusion Committee
“What Do You Do When Someone Just Doesn’t Like You?” — What do you do when someone just doesn’t like you? I mean really, really not like you. And you know it. What would you do? Daryl Davis is no stranger to this experience and has chosen a unique, and often viewed controversial, approach to such ponderings. Daryl endeavors to improve race relations and does not shy away from “reaching across the aisle” to members of the KKK.

$3 members, $5 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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Both Sides Now

1st Wednesdays, 1-2 pm 

Spring Dates: 4/3, 5/1, 6/5

This is an opportunity for seniors to meet and share in a relaxed atmosphere.

Led by Denise Malm, WCSC Social Worker, and Chandler Clifton, WCSC Volunteer.

$3 members, $5 public. Advanced registration required, please speak with Denise first.

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Ashton Applewhite: A Manifesto Against Ageism

March 12th, 9:30 AM

Author, activist and TED Talk speaker, Ashton Applewhite, will give a talk about ending Ageism followed by a book signing for her book, This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism.

Whether you’re older or hoping to get there, this book will shake you by the shoulders, cheer you up, make you mad, and change the way you see the rest of your life. Presentation from 9:30 – 10:30 AM, followed by book signing from 10:30 – 11:30 AM.

Free. Advanced Registration Required.

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Wisdom Cafe – Discussion Group

Fourth Tuesday of Each Month, 3:30-5 PM

Come share your wisdom! These cafés provide an opportunity to converse and connect with others in discussions of universal topics such as gratitude, legacy, happiness, and what gives life meaning. Come for one session or more in a facilitated small group conversation. Connect with others, build community and enjoy our shared wisdom!

$8 members, $10 public.  Advanced registration appreciated.

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Writing Life Stories: Seniors and Students

Thursday, March 7th, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Meet and interact with 5th graders from Meridian School who have completed a unit on “identity”.  Students will engage with seniors to learn about their lives. Conversation with open-ended questions enable students and seniors to get to know each other well and create a “Memory Box” with students which you will take home and enjoy.

Free. Advance registration required.

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Social Justice TED Talks: Through the Eyes of a Child Immigrant

Wednesday, March 13th, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Erik Gomez, who crossed the border from Mexico with his family when he was five, walks us through his life as an illegal immigrant chasing the American dream. Through his story we are able to look at the contentious debate surrounding immigration through a different lens. Morales leaves us with several questions that could change the way we think and talk about immigrants.

$3 members, $5 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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Men’s Club

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30 P.M.

Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 12, 26; Mar. 12, 26

Join a group of guys for relaxing social conversation on a different topic each meeting. Topics will be generated by the group each meeting, but may include: favorite movies and books, memories of the decades, war time stories, etc. This is an opportunity to listen and share in an easy environment – it is not therapy.

Stories and laughter welcome!

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