The hands that clutch the blankets are new and frail. The hands that knit them are weathered and experienced. Though they never touch, both are kept warm by a new knitting project at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
On Wednesday, March 11, gastroenterologist Dr. Michael C. Jean from Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will present information on "Colorectal Cancer: Prevention, Detection & Treatment," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Laughter, warm conversation, focus and fun permeate the Canyon High School classroom as seniors from the SCV Senior Center and students of Canyon High's National Art Honor Society huddle over large cardboard boxes.
Senior Lunch Menu
The dining room at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center transformed into a gym as more and more seniors joined the circle of marchers, warming up for the upcoming exercise.
When veterans return home from war, they return from their own, personal war.
Senior Lunch Menu
Tiny puzzle pieces separated by color sit in paper plates on top of a table in the lunchroom at the Bouquet Canyon Apartments.
Not too long ago, Santa Clarita was a bustling center for cowboys. Dirt roads. Rolling hills along the horizon as the sun said goodnight. Get-togethers around a raging campfire where stories and jokes were exchanged and songs were sung. Western songs, of course. "Home, home on the range" style.
The Santa Clarita Valley is filled with undiscovered jewels. One of those jewels is known as Bill Henderson.
Rain trickled down on the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center as seniors, trustees, volunteers and guests attended "High-fives for All the Little Things We Do," the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging/Senior Center 33rd annual meeting.
"Who did their homework?" Alexandra Tozzi asked her classmates as they waited for their instructor to arrive. "Who wants to share?"
Four seniors sat in Activity Rooms 1 and 2 at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Wednesday afternoon, the first to arrive in anticipation of Bob Kellar visiting the center and offering an hour of his time to address the senior community and answer any questions.
Joe Hendricks, a resident of the Friendly Valley retirement community in Canyon Country, has done many things in his 81 years, but a constant thread throughout the years has been his painting.
Medical products company Boston Scientific donated $7,500 to the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, and presented a check to officials at the center's Newhall campus Thursday.
Santa Clarita residents saddled up at the Country Western Hoedown presented by the SCV Senior Center Silverstones & Memory Makers in Newhall on Thursday.
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