November Newsletter

View or download the November Newsletter for detailed information such as the lunch menu and special activities during the month. Information about Bingo and other ongoing activities as well as upcoming activities can be found in the seasonal Class Schedule Newsletter.

Southside Fall Class Schedule

The Southside Fall Class Schedule is available in the Southside Administration Office.
View the Fall Newsletter for class schedule information.

Veterans Day Luncheon and Celebration- Wednesday and Thursday, November 8th and 9th

Join our Senior Nutri on Program for our annual Veteran’s Day celebration!! We will have a wonderful performance by our Dazzling Diva Tap Dancers at 11:30a.m. on November 8th and the Luncheon Celebration on November 9th. Reservations required for lunch.

Thanksgiving Luncheon-Friday November 17th

We will be having our Senior Nutrition Program Thanksgiving Luncheon. The event will run from 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. Our menu is: Roasted Turkey with Gravy Cranberry Sauce, Green Bean Casserole, Fresh Glazed Carrots, Fresh Orange and Pumpkin Pie

We will be having Jaye Phillips, a city employee coming by to talk and see what you are interested in having in regards to support programs for you. Please start thinking about possible speakers you are interested in having speak and how we can better support you.

Please let us know about any possible field trip ideas that you are interested in. We will have Barbara Crum here twice a week to help organize upcoming field trips. We look forward to your input.

If you are interested in having some special visitors or presenters here to come and talk during the Senior Nutrition Program time, please let me, Dustin Gordon Recreation Specialist, know. We are looking for new speakers for your interest./p>

Movie Day

There will not be any movie days for a while

Birthday Celebration

Third Wednesday of the month in the Multipurpose Room. Come and enjoy lunch while we celebrate your birthday with friends. Sign-up in the MPR during nutrition.

We will be starting new activities during 10:00am to 12:00pm in the MPR

  • Backgammon and Chess will happen on Mondays
  • Bingo will continue to be on Tuesdays
  • Card Club will happen on Wednesdays
  • Dominoes and Sudoku will happen on Thursdays
  • Movies will be shown on Fridays in the morning instead of the afternoons

Please note that if there are special events or speakers, the schedule is subject to change.

Volunteers Needed

Refer to the November Newsletter (Page 2) for detailed information.

Senior Peer Advocates (SPA Program)

Information & assistance tailored specifically to older adults and their family members.
Volunteers can help you navigate to find valuable resources such as: transportation, housing, food and much more.
Make an appointment in the Admin Office

Membership Signup

Active Adult Memberships are on sale for $10. Sign up for a 2018 Active Adult 50+ membership at Southside community center and you could receive:

  • Discounts on classes, programs, events
  • FREE or discounted Member Events
  • Free Blood Pressure Checks
  • Active Adult 50+ Newsletter
  • The satisfaction of supporting your local 50+ community

CHP Safe Driver Class. Wednesday November 29th. 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. Registration is Required. Sign-up for this information class on Driver Safety. This course may be submitted to your insurance for a potential discount (please check with your insurance as not all insurances accept this class). To register, please sign up at the front desk or call 408-629-3336. Space is limited!!

Veterans Day Parade. Saturday November 11th. It is the 99th Anniversary of Armis ce Day. The ceremony begins at 10:00a.m. with the parade starting at 11:00a.m. The event will take place in Downtown San José on Market Street at Plaza de Cesar Chavez. Please come and enjoy the fes vi es while honoring veterans.

Approaching in the near future will be our field trip to Monterey Bay and the world famous 17-Mile Drive experience. The exciting trip will take place on Tuesday November 28th. The trip includes transportation, the opportunity to shop at the local markets and eat some of the great local food in the vicinity. After that wonderful portion of the trip you will be able to enjoy the enchanting 17 Mile Drive. You will arrive back at your community centers by 6:00p.m. To a end please pre-register in person at your local community center or online at

Willow Glen Community Center
2175 Lincoln Ave.

Pick up: 6:45a.m.

Camden Community Center
3369 Union Avenue

Pick up: 7:15a.m.

Call 408-794-6867 Barbara for more details