• A picture of a desert sunset superinposed on the interior of pasadena senior center hall

      Pasadena Senior Center (Desert Photo-Sharon Hawley)

      With Spring painting our gardens and our surroundings, while being safely distanced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pasadena Senior Center offers many free online activities in April via Zoom for adults age 50 and older.

      By Events Manager

      Pasadena Senior Center membership and residency in Pasadena are not required.

      • Real Estate Seminar
        Thursday, April 8
        10:00 am via Zoom
        Learn about the emotional, physical and financial challenges of selling your long-held family home and transitioning to a new residence. Presented by Peter Hujanen of Lotus Realty.
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4311. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4311 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.
      • Cultural Thursday: George and Ira Gershwin
        Thursday, April 8
        2:00 pm via Zoom
        Join pianist Bob Lipson and singer/narrator Don Snyder as they host a fun and interactive journey through the lives and works of George and Ira Gershwin featuring their hit shows and songs, including the opera “Porgy and Bess” and its most famous song “Summertime”; the musical “An American in Paris” and its most beloved songs “The Man I Love” and “They Can’t Take That Away from Me”; and more.
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4311. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4311 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.
      • Alzheimer’s Savvy Caregivers Support Group
        Friday, April 9
        11:00 am via Zoom
        The realities of providing caregiver services to a family member or other person with Alzheimer’s disease can be overwhelming to anyone who does not have much experience. Learn basic knowledge and skills needed to care for your loved one, share your experiences and get your questions answered. You are not alone!
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4311. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4311 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.
      • Ask the Athletes: Cycling
        Monday, April 12
        4:00 pm via Zoom
        Ask the Athletes is a panel discussion and Q and A that focuses on a different sport every month. Co-presented by the California Senior Games Association. This event is part of the Cynthia Rosedale Memorial Sports Talk Series.
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4311. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4311 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.
      • Chair Yoga
        Tuesday, April 13
        10:00 am via Zoom
        Improve balance, strength and flexibility while sitting in a chair during this gentle and meditative class taught by Kathy Eastwood RN, a Huntington Hospital community outreach nurse and certified yoga instructor.
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Online Classes, then Chair Yoga or call 626-795-4311.
      • Exercise and You
        Thursday. April 15
        10:00 am via Zoom
        Learn about the importance of aerobics, strengthening, flexibility and balance and how they relate to aging, with a focus on strategies for incorporating physical activity into daily routines.
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4311. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4311 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.
      • Cultural Thursday: Poetry with Serena Lin
        Thursday, April 22
        2:00 pm via Zoom
        Celebrate Earth Day with Serena Lin, a talented high school student who is a poet and filmmaker. Her poems have been featured in the Pasadena Senior Center’s Passport Magazine and she has shared her work as a guest and guest host on the center’s Social Hour. She was profiled by Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez in November.
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4311. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4311 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.
      • Protect Yourself from Scams and Frauds
        Thursday, April 29
        10:00 am via Zoom
        Learn how to identify scams, report incidents of fraud to law enforcement and develop resources and tools to use when approached by scammers. A Q&A will follow the presentation. Presented by Miles McNeeley of Wise and Healthy Aging.
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4311. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4311 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.
      • Cultural Thursday: Five Tips for Family History Fun
        Thursday, April 29
        2:00 pm via Zoom
        One of the fastest growing hobbies, genealogy research combines detective work with history and personal stories. Learn basic techniques of genealogy, including conducting oral history interviews, gathering home resources, anchoring ancestors in place and time with original documents, describing the day-to-day lives of ancestors in writing to share with others, and keeping track of where facts are found. Presented by Jane Neff Rollins, founder of Sherlock Combs Genealogy.
        To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4311. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4311 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.

      Online registration for Zoom activities is required. Everyone who registers for Zoom events will receive an email link for joining each activity online. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4331 to receive a number to call to join Zoom events by phone.


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