Senior Classes and Activities
Arts & Crafts
Painting Class - Is scheduled on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Basic Painting is an ideal class for the beginning and expert student-artist who wants the opportunity to paint in a group setting. This class is collaboration with the Montebello Unified School District Adult School and an instructor provides instruction in basic technique.
Open Painting and Craft Time - Is scheduled on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and is open to all artists who are interested in working on their projects on their own in the creative and fun environment of the Montebello Senior Center Upstairs.
Jewelry Making - Is scheduled on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and includes procedures and techniques in this unique art cost of the project are $5.00 and you get to keep the jewelry.
Card Making with Mary is scheduled Monday and Tuesdays from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. This drop-in class is free. The cards will be fun to make and great to send out for several different occasions.
Did you get a new cell phone, tablet or computer? Or do you just need basic help with navigating texting or retrieving your voicemail? Make an appointment with the Montebello Senior Center Staff at (323)887-4575. We would be happy to get you comfortable with the help of a basic lesson.
Do you have a form to read and fill out that you need a bit of assistance with? Sometimes we all need a hand. Make an appointment with the Montebello Senior Center Staff at (323)887-4575.
Dancing is a great way to keep your body and mind healthy. Dances are hosted by Senior Clubs for a nominal fee weekly. Studies show that dancing can help you lose weight, stay flexible, reduce stress, make friends, and more. Dances take place on Thursdays and Fridays from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Weekend dances also take place on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of each month from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm.
Thursday – Hosted by the Happy Years Club $5.00 Donation
Friday – Hosted by the VIP Club $4.00 Donation
Saturday – Hosted by Club Latino $8.00 Donation
The Montebello Senior Center offers peer lead exercise classes throughout the week.
Group Tai Chi – Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 am to 11:00 am at the Cathy Hensel Youth Center and Gymnasium. Tai Chi is a form of martial art and considered to be safe for people of all ages as it does not put too much stress on the muscles and joints. Tai Chi has positive effects on balance control, fitness, and flexibility. This class is peer lead and drop in, preregistration
Line Dancing – Wednesdays at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Drop in and join us for line dancing. Line dancing is actually a choreographed dance with repeated steps and beginners and advanced dancers are welcomed. This form of dance involves slight physical movements to keep your body fit and you may meet some new friends.
We are currently looking for Senior Volunteers to peer lead Chair Stretch Class and Singing Class. If you have a special talent or skill you would like to share, please contact Montebello Senior Center Staff at (323)887-4575.