Homepage > ... > Senior Services > Programs & Activities > Personal EnrichmentE-mail storyPrint friendly format
PERSONAL ENRICHMENT
Lakeview Senior Center
20 Lake Road • Irvine • CA 92604                    
949-724-6900
Rancho Senior Center
3 Ethel Coplen Way • Irvine • CA 92612
949-724-6800




AARP Smart Driver Course
Learn how to operate your vehicle safely and adjust to common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Certificate provided upon completion for insurance purposes. AARP members must bring their membership card to the first day of class for verification and must attend both sessions. Pre-registration at class site. More info: 800-569-1658, drive@aarp.org.    
    
    English
   
Friday, January 3 and 10
    8 a.m.-noon 
    Rancho Senior Center 
    Cost: $15 AARP members 
    $20 Non-members 
    (Check only - made payable to AARP) 

    
Mandarin 
    Thursday, January 16 and Friday, January 17
    8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. 
    Lakeview Senior Center 
    
Cost: $15 AARP members 
    $20 Non-members 
    (Check only - made payable to AARP)



Art Display
This is an opportunity for you to display your artwork and decorate the halls of Lakeview and Rancho Senior Centers.
To display at the Lakeview Senior Center, please contact Veronica Garcia at 949-724-6904
To display at the Rancho Senior Center, please contact Kristen Reid at 949-724-6808


Book Club
Are you interested in drama, romance, or mysteries?  Join the Senior Services Book Club to meet with fellow readers and discuss the stories.  Registration required.  For more information and book titles call 949-724-6904.
    First Monday of each month
    9-11 a.m.
    Lakeview Senior Center


IECSA Chinese Brush Painting
Class provides instruction on the techniques of Chinese Brush Painting.  Bring your own paint and supplies. Program sponsored by Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Association (IECSA).

    Mondays (Except fifth Mondays)
    2-5 p.m.
    $10 per class
    Lakeview Senior Center


International Crafters
Do you crochet, knit or want to learn?  Bring your skills to the group.  Crafters create scarves, blankets, hats, and other handcrafted items.  All items are available for sale with proceeds donated to support senior programming.
    Tuesdays
    9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
    Lakeview Senior Center


International Discussion Group
Join the international Discussion Group and participate in stimulating discussions on national and international topics.
    Third Tuesday of each month
    9:30-11:30 a.m.
    Rancho Senior Center



Mind Fitness Fun
This class is a great way for older adults to challenge themselves through unique activities that utilize the five senses. Presented by Pat Glavin, of Brain Body Challenge. Registration is required.

To view the flyer, CLICK HERE

    Tuesdays
    9:30-10:30 a.m.
    Rancho Senior Center
        January 7-March 25
        Course #133322
        Free

    Fridays
    3-4 p.m.
    Lakeview Senior Center
        January 3-March 28
        Course #133323
        Free


Morning Socials
Come socialize with friends and meet new people while having coffee and tea. Breakfast baked goods are served on Tuesdays and cookies or cupcakes are served on Fridays. Schedules may vary due to holidays and events.    
   
    Tuesdays
    7:30-9 a.m.
    $1.00 donation
    Lakeview Senior Center

    Fridays
    10-11 a.m.
    $1.00 donation
    Lakeview Senior Center


Travel Adventures Slide Show
Take a virtual trio around the world through photographs!  Digital photography question and answer session followed by an interactive slide show presentation.
    Third Thursday of each month
    6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Lakeview Senior Center