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5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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January 2018

Great Starts at Goeske

January 19 | 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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Ceramics Class – Pouring & Molds

January 19 | 9:00 am - 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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Ceramics Class – Clay Handbuilding

January 19 | 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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Ceramics Class – Wheel

January 19 | 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

January 19 | 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

January 20 | 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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Mended Hearts Support Group

January 20 | 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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Bingo – Live Caller

January 20 | 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

January 20 | 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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Inland Woodturners

January 21 | 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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Free

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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English Country Dancing

January 21 | 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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Pastels w/ Lois (Open Paint)

January 22 | 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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Mental Health Services

January 22 | 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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Writing Your Life Story

January 22 | 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)

January 22 | 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

January 23 | 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

January 23 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Ballroom Dance Lessons w/Paul & Kathy

January 23 | 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

January 23 | 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

January 23 | 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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Coloring 4 Adults

January 24 | 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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Oil Painting w/Betty

January 24 | 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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Friendship Quilters

January 24 | 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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Mobile Fresh

January 25 | 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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Water Color w/Louis

January 25 | 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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Belly Dance

January 25 | 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

January 25 | 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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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

January 25 | 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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Stained Glass Class

January 25 | 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

January 25 | 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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Lotería / Mexican Bingo

January 26 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Origami w/ Kids

January 26 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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February 2018

FREE Tax Prep

February 1 | 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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Fit Fresh & Fun at 50+

February 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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Painting Class w/Peggy

February 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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Black History Program

February 7 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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$5 - $7

The Black History program is an annual luncheon that encourages the local senior community to join together, celebrate diversity, and learn about the African-American culture. Every year we celebrate Black History Month with special guests who share the influence of African-American Culture in society. All guests are invited to wear their favorite African-American attire!

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Featherweight Quilting Club

February 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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Valentine Dance

February 14 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Raincross Quilt Quild

February 20 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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3rd Tuesdays at 5:30pm
Janet Goeske Center, 5257 Sierra Street
Riverside, CA 92504
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Please Note: Any dues or fees charged by the Raincross Quilt Guild and do not benefit the Janet Goeske Foundation or Senior Center. Please contact the Raincross Quilt Guild directly with questions or for more information.

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