Activities for Older Adults in Oakland (November)

Activities for Older Adults in Oakland (November)

October 31, 2019|Clyde Jefferson

If you need help, Onward can always get you to any of these activities safely, with assistance, and with $20 off your first ride.

Friday, November 1

9:15am - 11am Poetry Writing Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 3 by instructor Jennifer D. King. Free.

10:30-12pm Beginners Computer Lessons at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Velora and Deborah to lead a lesson. Free

11am - 12:15pm Yoga for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Petra Fibrichova in the Lounge. $5 per class

6 - 8pm Music in the City - Campovida Winery at 95 Linden St., Oakland Join for sweet sounds and beautiful wines and bring your friends and family to check out our live music. Campovida Oakland will host live music. Be sure to bring your friends, enjoy a bottle of wine and great music.

Saturday, November 2

10am - 3pm Buffalo Festival at the Oakland Zoo. There will be exciting opportunities to learn more about these majestic animals through keeper talks and interactive tables at Flamingo Plaza and California Trail. Explore the relationship between bison, the land and their connection to the Blackfeet Nation through art, storytelling and music.

11am - 5pm Patchwork Show Oakland at Jack London Square at 472 Water Street Shop handmade and independent goods from 100+ local makers, crafters, designers and food artisans

9:30am - 11:30am Healthy Weight One at Kaiser, Oakland Medical Center at 3600 Broadway Lose weight, develop healthy habits, and gain confidence. This 6-session, in-person program covers the latest weight-loss research, plus ways to maintain a healthy weight.

Sunday, November 3

11am - 5pm First Sundays at the Oakland Museum The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. On the first sunday of the month, admission is a suggested fee of $5.

Monday, November 4

9am - 10:30am Pilates for Seniors at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 1 by instructor Pamela "" Grande. $4 per class

9:30am - 10:45am Yoga for Seniors at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Lounge by instructor Scottie McCauley. $5 per class

10am - 2:30pm Bridge at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Multi-Purpose Room by instructor Debra Aoki. 50 cents per day

10:30-12pm Beginners Computer Lessons at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Velora and Deborah to lead a lesson in the computer room. Free

1:30pm - 4pm Crafting Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Arts and Crafts Room by instructor Cassandra Edwards. $5 per class

6pm - 8pm Breast Cancer Support Group at Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center, 3100 Summit Street A support group for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer to receive support and help navigating their care. Free.

Tuesday, November 5

9:30am - 10:30am Fitness for Seniors at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Noriesha to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

10am - 12pm Bridge: Learn and Play at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Lessons and play led by Arnita Calloway in the Multi-purpose room.

10:15-11:30am Dance Instructions for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Lessons led by David Henry in the Ballroom. $8 per class

11am - 12pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Jewel Lucas to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

12:30pm - 1:30pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Ray Johnson to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

1pm - 2:45pm Quilting Class at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Julia Hardy to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

1:30pm - 2:30pm Yoga for Seniors at Danspace (473 Hudson St.) Designed for beginners, it starts with a warm up, move through standing and floor exercises and stretches and finish with relaxing breathing and meditation. $15

12pm - 7pm Fruitvale Farmer's Market at Avenida de la Fuente Located near BART and multiple AC Transit lines, The Fruitvale Farmer’s Market brings fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables from local producers to the neighborhood. Other vendors sell prepared foods like roasted almonds or candy, or merchandise and music.

Wednesday, November 6

9:15-11:15am Writing Workshop at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Normal Lemoine in Room 211. Class is free.

9:30-11am Yoga for Seniors at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Connie Cronin in the lounge. Class is free.

11:30am - 1:30pm Movie Day at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Patricia Richards to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

12:45-1:45pm Restorative Tai Chi at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Nic Ramos in the lounge. Class is free.

Thursday, November 7

9am-11am Knitting & Crocheting at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Sala Ajaniku in the Arts & Crafts room. Class is free.

10am - 2:30pm Bridge at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Multi-Purpose Room by instructor Debra Aoki. 50 cents per day

10:30-11:30am Yoga for Seniors at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Jenny Ma in Hall 1 room. Class is free.

11:30am - 12:30pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Jewel Lucas to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

12:30pm - 3:30pm Sewing and Knitting at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Julia Hardy to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

Friday, November 8

9:15am - 11am Poetry Writing Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 3 by instructor Jennifer D. King. Free.

11am - 12:15pm Yoga for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Petra Fibrichova in the Lounge. $5 per class

Saturday, November 9

9:30am - 11:30am Healthy Weight One at Kaiser, Oakland Medical Center at 3600 Broadway Lose weight, develop healthy habits, and gain confidence. This 6-session, in-person program covers the latest weight-loss research, plus ways to maintain a healthy weight.

Sunday, November 10

Nothing on Onward's schedule. Contact us if you have an event

Monday, November 11

11:00am - 1:30pm Veteran's Day Cruise on the USS Potomac at 540 Water St., Foot of Clay St., Oakland, CA 94607 There will be complimentary coffee, tea, and water. Reservations are required. $25 Veterans, $55 Adult, $50 Senior, $35 Child 2-12 yrs, $45 Group 20+

9am - 10:30am Pilates for Seniors at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 1 by instructor Pamela "" Grande. $4 per class

9:30am - 10:45am Yoga for Seniors at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Lounge by instructor Scottie McCauley. $5 per class

10am - 2:30pm Bridge at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Multi-Purpose Room by instructor Debra Aoki. 50 cents per day

10:30-12pm Beginners Computer Lessons at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Velora and Deborah to lead a lesson in the computer room. Free

1:30pm - 4pm Crafting Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Arts and Crafts Room by instructor Cassandra Edwards. $5 per class

6pm - 8pm Healthy Eating With Diabetes Class at Oakland Medical Center (3600 Broadway) Feel better and eat better with diabetes. Get tips on preparing meals, counting carbs, and reading food labels. Find ways to prepare favorite foods and eat out healthfully. With smart planning, eating well can taste great. For info (510) 752-6150

Tuesday, November 12

10am - 12pm Bridge: Learn and Play at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Lessons and play led by Arnita Calloway in the Multi-purpose room.

10:15-11:30am Dance Instructions for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Lessons led by David Henry in the Ballroom. $8 per class

11am - 12pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Jewel Lucas to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

12:30pm - 1:30pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Ray Johnson to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

1pm - 2:45pm Quilting Class at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Julia Hardy to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

1:30pm - 2:30pm Yoga for Seniors at Danspace (473 Hudson St.) Designed for beginners, it starts with a warm up, move through standing and floor exercises and stretches and finish with relaxing breathing and meditation. $15

Wednesday, November 13

9:15-11:15am Writing Workshop at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Normal Lemoine in Room 211. Class is free.

9:30-11am Yoga for Seniors at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Connie Cronin in the lounge. Class is free.

11:30am - 1:30pm Movie Day at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Patricia Richards to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

12:45-1:45pm Restorative Tai Chi at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Nic Ramos in the lounge. Class is free.

Thursday, November 14

9am-11am Knitting & Crocheting at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Sala Ajaniku in the Arts & Crafts room. Class is free.

10am - 2:30pm Bridge at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Multi-Purpose Room by instructor Debra Aoki. 50 cents per day

10:30-11:30am Yoga for Seniors at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Jenny Ma in Hall 1 room. Class is free.

12:30pm - 3:30pm Sewing and Knitting at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Julia Hardy to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

12pm - 7pm Fruitvale Farmer's Market at Avenida de la Fuente Located near BART and multiple AC Transit lines, The Fruitvale Farmer’s Market brings fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables from local producers to the neighborhood. Other vendors sell prepared foods like roasted almonds or candy, or merchandise and music.

Friday, November 15

9:15am - 11am Poetry Writing Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 3 by instructor Jennifer D. King. Free.

11am - 12:15pm Yoga for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Petra Fibrichova in the Lounge. $5 per class

12:30pm - 1:30pm Yoga for Seniors at Danspace (473 Hudson St.) Designed for beginners, it starts with a warm up, move through standing and floor exercises and stretches and finish with relaxing breathing and meditation. $15

Saturday, November 16

9:30am - 11:30am Healthy Weight One at Kaiser, Oakland Medical Center at 3600 Broadway Lose weight, develop healthy habits, and gain confidence. This 6-session, in-person program covers the latest weight-loss research, plus ways to maintain a healthy weight.

7pm - 10pm The Temptations and the Four Tops at the Paramount Theater For more than fifty years, The Temptations have propelled popular music with a series of smash hits and sold-out performances throughout the world. Their iconic hits include "My Girl," "It’s Growing," "Since I Lost My Baby," "Get Ready," "Ain’t Too Proud to Beg," "Beauty Is only Skin Deep," and "I Wish It Would Rain," and many, many more.

Sunday, November 17

Nothing on Onward's schedule. Contact us if you have an event

Monday, November 18

9am - 10:30am Pilates for Seniors at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 1 by instructor Pamela "" Grande. $4 per class

9:30am - 10:45am Yoga for Seniors at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Lounge by instructor Scottie McCauley. $5 per class

10am - 2:30pm Bridge at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Multi-Purpose Room by instructor Debra Aoki. 50 cents per day

10:30-12pm Beginners Computer Lessons at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Velora and Deborah to lead a lesson in the computer room. Free

1:30pm - 4pm Crafting Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Arts and Crafts Room by instructor Cassandra Edwards. $5 per class

6pm - 8pm Breast Cancer Support Group at Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center, 3100 Summit Street A support group for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer to receive support and help navigating their care. Free.

Tuesday, November 19

7pm The Hip Hop Nutcracker at the Paramount Theater (2025 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612) A holiday mash-up for the whole family, this show re-imagines Tchaikovsky’s classic through explosive hip-hop choreography. A dozen all-star dancers, on-stage DJ and an electric violinist bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in contemporary New York City. This evening-length show celebrates love, community and the magic of the holiday season. $41

10am - 12pm Bridge: Learn and Play at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Lessons and play led by Arnita Calloway in the Multi-purpose room.

10:15-11:30am Dance Instructions for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Lessons led by David Henry in the Ballroom. $8 per class

11am - 12pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Jewel Lucas to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

12:30pm - 1:30pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Ray Johnson to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

1pm - 2:45pm Quilting Class at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Julia Hardy to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

1:30pm - 2:30pm Yoga for Seniors at Danspace (473 Hudson St.) Designed for beginners, it starts with a warm up, move through standing and floor exercises and stretches and finish with relaxing breathing and meditation. $15

5:30pm - 7:30pm Healthy Eating With Diabetes Class at Oakland Medical Center (3600 Broadway) Feel better and eat better with diabetes. Get tips on preparing meals, counting carbs, and reading food labels. Find ways to prepare favorite foods and eat out healthfully. With smart planning, eating well can taste great. For info (510) 752-6150

6:30-8:30pm Life After Treatment at the Oakland Medical Center (3600 Broadway) Formerly known as "Survivor, Now What". The conclusion of cancer treatment can be a challenging time. With the rigors of treatment behind you, this class examines potential challenges, as well as issues related to identity that might arise as you move forward in survivorship. For info: 510-752-6150

Wednesday, November 20

9:15-11:15am Writing Workshop at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Normal Lemoine in Room 211. Class is free.

9:30-11am Yoga for Seniors at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Connie Cronin in the lounge. Class is free.

11:30am - 1:30pm Movie Day at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Patricia Richards to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

12:45-1:45pm Restorative Tai Chi at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Nic Ramos in the lounge. Class is free.

Thursday, November 21

9am-11am Knitting & Crocheting at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Sala Ajaniku in the Arts & Crafts room. Class is free.

10am - 2:30pm Bridge at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Multi-Purpose Room by instructor Debra Aoki. 50 cents per day

10:30-11:30am Yoga for Seniors at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Jenny Ma in Hall 1 room. Class is free.

12:30pm - 3:30pm Sewing and Knitting at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Julia Hardy to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

12pm - 7pm Fruitvale Farmer's Market at Avenida de la Fuente Located near BART and multiple AC Transit lines, The Fruitvale Farmer’s Market brings fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables from local producers to the neighborhood. Other vendors sell prepared foods like roasted almonds or candy, or merchandise and music.

Friday, November 22

9:15am - 11am Poetry Writing Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 3 by instructor Jennifer D. King. Free.

10:30am - 11:30am Beginners Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Ray Johnson to lead in the Music room. Donations allowed.

11am - 12:15pm Yoga for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Petra Fibrichova in the Lounge. $5 per class

12:30pm - 3:30pm Bingo at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Mary B. and Menish to lead. Free.

12:30pm - 1:30pm Yoga for Seniors at Danspace (473 Hudson St.) Designed for beginners, it starts with a warm up, move through standing and floor exercises and stretches and finish with relaxing breathing and meditation. $15

Saturday, November 23

9:30am - 11:30am Healthy Weight One at Kaiser, Oakland Medical Center at 3600 Broadway Lose weight, develop healthy habits, and gain confidence. This 6-session, in-person program covers the latest weight-loss research, plus ways to maintain a healthy weight.

Sunday, November 24

Nothing on Onward's schedule. Contact us if you have an event

Monday, November 25

9am - 10:30am Pilates for Seniors at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 1 by instructor Pamela "" Grande. $4 per class

9:30am - 10:45am Yoga for Seniors at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Lounge by instructor Scottie McCauley. $5 per class

10am - 2:30pm Bridge at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Multi-Purpose Room by instructor Debra Aoki. 50 cents per day

10:30-12pm Beginners Computer Lessons at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Velora and Deborah to lead a lesson in the computer room. Free

1:30pm - 4pm Crafting Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Arts and Crafts Room by instructor Cassandra Edwards. $5 per class

Tuesday, November 26

10am - 12pm Bridge: Learn and Play at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Lessons and play led by Arnita Calloway in the Multi-purpose room.

10:15-11:30am Dance Instructions for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Lessons led by David Henry in the Ballroom. $8 per class

11am - 12pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Jewel Lucas to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

12:30pm - 1:30pm Line Dancing at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Ray Johnson to lead in the MPR room. Donations allowed.

1pm - 2:45pm Quilting Class at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Julia Hardy to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

1:30pm - 2:30pm Yoga for Seniors at Danspace (473 Hudson St.) Designed for beginners, it starts with a warm up, move through standing and floor exercises and stretches and finish with relaxing breathing and meditation. $15

Wednesday, November 27

9:15-11:15am Writing Workshop at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Normal Lemoine in Room 211. Class is free.

9:30-11am Yoga for Seniors at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Connie Cronin in the lounge. Class is free.

11:30am - 1:30pm Movie Day at East Oakland Senior Center at 9255 Edes Ave. Patricia Richards to lead in the Arts & Crafts room. Free.

12:45-1:45pm Restorative Tai Chi at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Nic Ramos in the lounge. Class is free.

Thursday, November 28

9am-11am Knitting & Crocheting at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Sala Ajaniku in the Arts & Crafts room. Class is free.

10am - 2:30pm Bridge at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in the Multi-Purpose Room by instructor Debra Aoki. 50 cents per day

10:30-11:30am Yoga for Seniors at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Jenny Ma in Hall 1 room. Class is free.

12pm - 7pm Fruitvale Farmer's Market at Avenida de la Fuente Located near BART and multiple AC Transit lines, The Fruitvale Farmer’s Market brings fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables from local producers to the neighborhood. Other vendors sell prepared foods like roasted almonds or candy, or merchandise and music.

Friday, November 29

9:15am - 11am Poetry Writing Workshop at Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Held in Hall 3 by instructor Jennifer D. King. Free.

11am - 12:15pm Yoga for Beginners at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (200 Grand Ave.) Instruction led by Petra Fibrichova in the Lounge. $5 per class

12:30pm - 1:30pm Yoga for Seniors at Danspace (473 Hudson St.) Designed for beginners, it starts with a warm up, move through standing and floor exercises and stretches and finish with relaxing breathing and meditation. $15

Saturday, November 30

9:30am - 11:30am Healthy Weight One at Kaiser, Oakland Medical Center at 3600 Broadway Lose weight, develop healthy habits, and gain confidence. This 6-session, in-person program covers the latest weight-loss research, plus ways to maintain a healthy weight.