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Community Shuttle Updates
This event will share updates and information on the free Mountain View Community Shuttle, including schedule changes, how to identify stops and more. Feb. 9, 1 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

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Sending and Recieving Emails
This Mountain View Senior Center workshop will teach seniors how to send messages to family and friends using free online email. Participants should have an active email account. Space is limited. Feb. 10, 2:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

Seniors

SVILC Housing Search
This two-hour workshop will provide an overview of the services the Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) provides to the cross-disability community in Santa Clara County. The program will focus on how the center can assist with finding and securing integrated, affordable and accessible housing. Feb. 11, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

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Senior Companions info session
This event will inform community members about the Senior Companions program, through which seniors can assist other seniors who want to continue living independently by helping with transportation to doctor appointments, grocery shopping and more. Feb. 11, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

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CSA Referral: Emergency Assistance
During 10-minute appointments, senior case managers from Community Services Agency will provide resources on rental/mortgage assistance, Lifeline and other emergency response devices, and crisis resources. Call or visit the Mountain View Senior Center front desk to make an appointment. Feb. 16, 10-11 a.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

Seniors

Tips for Losing Weight & Keeping it Off
Somayeh from the Santa Clara County Public Health Department will present tips and tricks for healthy eating and exercise to help seniors reach fitness and health goals. Prizes and incentives will be offered. Feb. 16, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

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Creating Your Own Website
This three-day course offered at the Mountain View Senior Center will guide participants step by step in building a professional website. Basic computer skills -- such as Internet navigation and typing -- are necessary. Those interested should register early, as space is limited. Feb. 16-18, 2-4 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

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Senior Driver Safety
Rosemary from the Department of Motor Vehicles Senior Ombudsman Program will offer tips for safe driving as a senior citizen and ways to continue to be mobile. Feb. 18, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

Seniors

Distinguished Speaker Series: Jym Marks
In a presentation called "Living Your Best Life at Any Age," Menlo Park's "Renaissance Man" Jym Marks will share his personal journey, poetry and insights on living one's best life. Feb. 18, 1:30 p.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.

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Santa Clara County Emergency Alert System info session
This workshop at the Mountain View Senior Center will provide information about the Santa Clara County Emergency Alert System, which sends information to cellphones, email or landlines during an emergency or disaster. Feb. 23, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

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Functional Aging Fitness Class
Evolution Trainers is offering a class taught by Hartmut Broring specifically designed for boomers and seniors. The program aims to help students develop lower and upper body strength, core stability and posture, range of motion and balance. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 5-March 3, 2-3 p.m. $200 twice a week, $120 once a week, per month. Evolution Trainers, 2044 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View.

Seniors

Stepping On: Building Confidence and Reducing Falls
Offered at Little House Activity Center, this seven-week evidence-based program will help older adults reduce their risk of falls. Topics to be covered include simple balance and strength exercises, how medications contribute to falls and more. Fridays, Feb. 5-March 18, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
 

Seniors

Learn to play Pickleball
Held next to the tennis courts at Rengstorff Park, this event will teach seniors how to play pickleball, a growing sport in the U.S that is easy on the joints. All equipment will be provided; participants should wear court shoes. Wednesdays, Dec. 9-March 30, 1-3 p.m. Free (donations accepted). Rengstorff Park, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

Global Dance Workout
These twice weekly fitness classes will offer an effective, easy-to-follow dance party with rhythms from hip hop, Latin, hula, belly dance, Bollywood and more. Open to both men and women, the classes aim to help burn calories, tone muscles and improve cardio and brain functions. Tuesdays and Fridays, Feb. 23-April 23, 10-11 a.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.