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February 2018

FREE Tax Prep

February 21 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Monday - Friday | 9am - 1pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

AARP provides trained volunteers who assist with tax preparations for free. Special attention is paid to those aged 60+. Signups are taken on the day of service – no advance appointments, walk-ins only.

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Mental Health Services

February 21 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating indefinitely

Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

Confidential Free Counseling Sessions Personalized Case Management Small Group Therapy / Aging Support Group Assistance Identifying Resources & Enrollment for Benefits Leave Angela a message at (951) 351-8800 x 212 to schedule your appointment!

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“New York, New York” Impersonators

February 21 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
$60 - $75

A musical tribute to Tony Bennett, Bette Midler, Barbara Streisand, and Bobby Darin! This entertaining tribute show is packed with energy, excitement and loads of great music. The professional and seasoned cast are all “dead ringers” for the real-life counterparts they will be impersonating. Enjoy the songs of these All-American legends which will take you back in time and reignite great memories and moments of earlier times. Presented at the Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs. Early Bird Price (before 1/21/18) Members…

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Ceramics Class – Pouring & Molds

February 21 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Wednesdays at 12pm & Fridays at 9am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Glazing & Finishing of Ceramic Pottery - Handmade Creations - Firing of Original Clay Projects - Pouring & Molds. Please see instructor during class for questions, including availability/cost of materials.

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Healthy Cooking Class

February 21 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

Please RSVP to Regal Medical Group at 844.418.8304

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Oil Painting w/Betty

February 21 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Wednesday at 3:00 PM
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Heart & Soul Line Dance

February 21 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Wednesdays @ 3:30pm & 6:30pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Wednesdays at 3:30pm (Beginners) *Donation  |  Wednesdays at 6:30pm (Mixed Levels) ($4) Line dancing is a social dance form that can be done in groups, with no partner needed. It is a “gateway” exercise that can energize formerly sedentary people and has led some to move on to the regular performance of other exercises. Line dances are performed to Motown, R and B, Gospel, Salsa, Jazz and Country music. Overall it's a great low-impact exercise "disguised as fun"! Benefits Studies have found…

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Mobile Fresh

February 22 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every Thursday at 9:30am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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A grocery store on wheels! In an effort to promote healthy eating habits and ease of access to quality produce. The program combines the convenience of a corner store with the selection and freshness of a Farmer’s Market. Mobile Fresh targets “food deserts”, geographic areas where supermarkets are few and far between. This is great news to seniors with limited mobility and those with low-incomes as produce and dry goods are sold for prices 20 to 30 percent less than…

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Lotería / Mexican Bingo

February 22 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 22, 2018 at 10:00am

Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

Please RSVP to Regal Medical Group at 844.418.8304

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Water Color w/Louis

February 22 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every Thursday at 11:00 AM
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Lunch

February 22 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Mondays - Fridays at 11:30am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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The Riverside County Office on Aging provides a hot lunch on weekdays from 11:30AM-12:30PM. Participants must meet age and income requirements. Call Sodexo at (951) 827-3613 to register for the lunch program. Download Menu

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Belly Dance

February 22 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every Thursday at 12:30pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Knitting & Crochet with Happy Hookers

February 22 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every Thursday at 1:00 PM
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

The Happy Hookers volunteer hundreds of hours every year to make caps and lap blankets for various organizations throughout the region. New Members & Yarn Donations are welcome!

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Art Explorations

February 22 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Thursday at 2:30pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Guidance is given to students working in watercolor, acrylic, mixed media and pastel.

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Chair Volleyball

February 22 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Friday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

Mondays 2:45pm (team practice)  |  Thursdays 3:00pm (open play)  |  Fridays 7:00am (team practice) Come join our community Chair Volleyball team! Chair Volleyball offers seniors the opportunity to get moving in a safe and balanced way while still having fun. Our group is run by fellow seniors who are there to help others reach their dreams of Chair Volleyball stardom. This activity gives you the ability to be active without worrying about having to stay on your feet. Members are…

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Stained Glass Class

February 22 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 29, 2020

Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

Feel free to stop by and chat with Fran about all the particulars. There is no charge to attend the class and you do not need to register in advance. Depending on supply donations, it may be best to bring your own supplies (to make sure you have everything you need).

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Ballroom Dance – Live Music

February 22 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every Thursday at 6:30pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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$4 - $5

First Thursday:  Global Affair Second Thursday: Dan Damon Third Thursday: Sozo Jazz Fourth Thursday: Punch & Judy $4- Members   $5- Non-Members

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Great Starts at Goeske

February 23 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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Fridays at 8:30am & 9:15am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

***Please Note: Reservations are required*** "Great Starts at Goeske" is a comprehensive educational nutrition program that focuses on the importance of balanced nutrition for older adults. Participants enjoy a deliciously nutritious meal accompanied by an educational handout that contains a breakdown of the entire meal and helpful nutrition tips. In addition, participants have the opportunity to schedule a FREE personalized consultation with an on-site dietician/nutritionist to discuss individual health needs and concerns. Great Starts also features monthly health presentations and…

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Water Aerobics w/ Robin

February 23 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at 9:30am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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RCC Registration Form may be required, pick one up at the Welcome Desk. Donations are accepted when RCC is not in session.

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Ceramics Class – Clay Handbuilding

February 23 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fridays at 10am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Please see instructor for questions, including availability/cost of materials.

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I.T. Works

February 23 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at 10am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

Space is limited to 6 people per session. Contact Kate to register at 951-351-8800 x 202 or kpanepinto@jgf4seniors.org

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Ceramics Class – Wheel

February 23 | 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Fridays at 1pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Please see instructor for questions, including availability/cost of materials.

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Sandpainting Class W/Nancy

February 23 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every Friday at 1:30PM
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Mixed Media With Subodh

February 24 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every Saturday at 9:00 am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Bingo – Live Caller

February 24 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mondays & Saturdays
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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$10

Bingo Every Saturday & Monday 12:00pm-4:00pm Doors open at 10:00am - Snack bar opens at 11:00am Buy-In (10 games) = $10.00 Additional 10 games = $5.00 Early Birds (5 Games) $2.00 Special Games = $1.00 each or 3/$2 Machines same as above Cash Only 1st Saturday = BIGGER payouts (Last Game $250, Regular Games $150 and Early Birds $50)

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Jewelry Making Class

February 24 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every Saturday at 1:00 pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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For those passionate about making beaded jewelry.

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Pastels w/ Lois (Open Paint)

February 26 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mondays at 9:00 AM
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Writing Your Life Story

February 26 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Mondays at 1pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

What’s in a story and why should you write your’s down? This writing group helps you share YOUR unique story, which only YOU can tell! In this class you will learn to tell your story through your memory of events, places, and facts that have influenced you throughout your life. People find that through their writing they find meaning and fulfillment. Every year the group has a new theme such as Shakespeare or the Seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer. These…

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Sticks & Strings (Knit & Crochet Group)

February 26 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Every Monday at 4PM
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Oil & Acrylic w/ Subodh

February 27 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tuesdays at 9:00 AM
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Películas en Español

February 27 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 27, 2018 at 9:30am

Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

Please RSVP to Regal Medical Group at 844.418.8304

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Ballroom Dance Lessons w/Paul & Kathy

February 27 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every Tuesday at 10:30am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Beads, Beads & More

February 27 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Tuesdays at 2:00pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Make fabulous beaded jewelry pieces - bracelets, necklaces, earrings and more!

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Duck & Decoy – Wood Carving

February 27 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every Tuesday at 5 PM
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Join us by doing some awesome wood carving masterpieces.

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Walking Club

February 28 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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Wednesdays @ 8:00am
Ryan Bonaminio Park, 5000 Tequesquite Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
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Free

***Please Note: This group meets off-site at Ryan Bonaminio Park*** Move towards better health & fitness while having some fun and making new friends. This group is free to join and no registration is required. We encourage participants to wear comfortable walking shoes and light clothing. Our goal this year is to walk 100 miles . . . One step at a time! In addition to the weekly walking club, we are planning several "field trips" throughout the year to…

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Coloring 4 Adults

February 28 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Wednesdays @ 10:00am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
Free

Coloring 4 Adults is a leisure/social activity that is very popular right now. JGF hosts a weekly meet-up for coloring enthusiasts to get together and experience the nostalgia of coloring books (no artistic skills required). Participants have a variety of coloring books/pages to choose from with varying levels of complexity. A wide selection of coloring "tools" are also available including: colored pencils, watercolors, markers, and crayons. From time-to-time picture frames may be provided, so that participants can gift their family…

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Friendship Quilters

February 28 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 6pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Bring your sewing machine and thread to help us make quilts for at-risk children. A new pattern and cut fabric is available at each meeting. All you need to do is sew. A $25 Donation is requested to purchase batting for the quilts. Contact Florence: 951-780-2562 or Arlene: 951-780-3659 with questions or for more information.

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March 2018

Fit Fresh & Fun at 50+

March 2 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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1st Friday - Every Month
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
Free

Fit Fresh & Fun at 50+ assists older adults in developing and maintaining healthy, active lifestyles that will lower your risk of developing obesity, obesity-related diseases, and other chronic health conditions. This project is designed to provide older adults with all the resources and tools necessary to make lasting lifestyle changes, so you can remain healthy and Fit Fresh & Fun as long as possible. Members of this comprehensive health and wellness program have committed to participating in the following…

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English Country Dancing

March 4 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every 1st & 3rd Sunday of Each month
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Period dancing of the 1600's thru 1800's.

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Painting Class w/Peggy

March 5 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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1st & 3rd Wednesday
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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$5
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Featherweight Quilting Club

March 11 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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2nd Sunday at 1:30pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Sewing and quilting some amazing Quilts.

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Mended Hearts Support Group

March 17 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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3rd Saturdays at 11:00am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Free

Mended Hearts is dedicated to “inspiring hope and improving the quality of life for heart patients and their families through ongoing peer-to-peer support”. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. Local community chapters help people understand that there can be a rich, rewarding life after heart disease diagnosis. Members listen, share their experiences and volunteer to talk to other heart patients about what they may face including lifestyle changes, depression, recovery, and treatment. Mended Hearts volunteers offer peer-to-peer support…

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Inland Woodturners

March 18 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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3rd Sundays at 1:00pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Since 1989, the main purpose of the Inland Woodturners is to provide a forum where those interested in woodturning can share their knowledge and expand their involvement in this rewarding pursuit. Our regular monthly meetings serve to inform, inspire, and stimulate woodturners, as well as anyone interested in becoming involved in this growing craft and art form. In addition, our meetings provide a common ground for people of similar interests to share ideas, techniques, and information about materials and equipment.…

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