"Who wants an Italian dinner for six?" Alexandra Tozzi asked the large group of people attending a fundraiser put on by one of the Questers chapters in the Santa Clarita Valley on April 23.
Bernie and Dorothy Katz of Newhall danced as if newlyweds, giggling and holding one another tight when not demonstrating their finely honed moves on the floor.
Five days a week, four hours a day, volunteer Cecil Bernstein sits in "her" chair in the front lobby of Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, passing out information, signing up participants for health screenings, soliciting donations, and welcoming visitors.
How often do you meet a person who is nearly seven decades older than yourself? It's probably pretty common if you happen to be under 10. But what if you are a 46-year-old like me?
Every Easter, Olga Kaczmar puts all her eggs in one basket. These are no ordinary eggs, however. They are works of art decorated in a traditional Ukrainian technique known as pysanky, where intricate patterns are etched in layers of dyes and wax and given to friends and family on Easter. When expertly done, the colorful, prism-like effects on the finished product can often be as dazzling as a Faberge egg. "Artists and crafty people really ...
When Al met Ann in 1948, it wasn't exactly love at first sight, but it was close. The two were working at Bendex, an aviation company in North Hollywood; he in the parts department, she in the assembly line. A co-worker set them up. "She said, 'There's the cutest guy with the most beautiful blue eyes. Would you meet him?'" Ann recalled. "He wanted a date that evening, but I made him wait until we ...
Queen Momma Rita McGranahan, dressed in purple pajamas and a red bonnet, browsed the ceramics at the Color Me Mine in Valencia.
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 Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall, and at Bouquet Canyon Seniors. Also available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595. Monday -Chicken burrito or beef taco Tuesday - Pork chop Wednesday - Hawaiian chicken Thursday - Swiss steak Friday - Baked fish Note: Menu is subject to change. Activities The SCV Senior Center is located at 22900 Market St. in Newhall. ...
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. Veterans bring back their own experiences, memories and stories. Each story is important and needs to be recorded. The United States Library of Congress, realizing with each passing day these untold stories vanish, created the Veterans History Project. This national project, established in 2000, "collects and preserves the remembrances of American war veterans and civilian workers who supported them," according to the ...
Senior Lunch Menu Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall, and at Bouquet Canyon Seniors. Also available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595. Monday - Closed for President's Day Tuesday - Sweet & Sour chicken Wednesday - Salsbury steak Thursday - Creole Chicken Friday - Knockwurst or crabby cakes Note: Menu is subject to change. Health and Wellness screenings Blood pressure: Provided by registered ...
Tiny puzzle pieces separated by color sit in paper plates on top of a table in the lunchroom at the Bouquet Canyon Apartments.
SCV Senior Center
As men and women enter their golden years, many decide they can no longer maintain their homes and choose to downgrade to something smaller, be it an apartment or a condominium.
SCV Senior Center
Dear Savvy Senior,
Do you dream of the day you can retire, but aren't sure how to get there? You're not alone.
SCV Senior Center
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