|Programs & Classes
For more information on any of our senior programs call (909) 625-9483.
Classes, Workshops and Activities
All classes meet at the Montclair Senior Center, 5111 Benito Street, Montclair (behind City Hall) unless otherwise noted. For more information call the Montclair Senior Center at (909) 625-9483.
Senior in the Spotlight
The City of Montclair offers free seminars in the Senior Center. Please RSVP to 625-9483 if you can plan on attending. Refreshments will be served.
Jul 8 * 10:00 am
presented by Case Manager Sue Yoakum. Mrs. Yoakum will be discussing how to keep your memory in check, and tips you need to share with your doctor.
An Afternoon with Gerdy
Wed, Aug 5 * 2:00 - 3:00 pm
presented by Gerdy "Meity" Ungerer, World War II Survivor, and her personal journey.
Montclair Senior Citizen's Club
Membership is for persons over the age of 50 and the cost is $10 per year. The membership is from April 1.2015 to March 31, 2016. With your membership, you will be mailed a monthly newsletter of all upcoming events and programs. For more information call 625-9483.
Senior Information Workshops
Free (unless noted)
The City of Montclair Human Services Department is hosting various seminars and events.
We invited you to attend. These programs will be held in the Senior Center.
Please RSVP to 625-9483 if you plan on attending. Refreshments will be served.
Must RSVP for all events (909) 625-9483
Gentlemen's Day Out
Wed, Jun 17 * 2:00
Gentlemen, come join us for an afternoon of relaxation enjoying a western movie, hot dogs with all the fixings, popcorn, beverage and much more! Must RSVP, a gift will be provided if you attend.
Help Your Lungs Help You
Thu, Jun 25 * 10:00 am
American Lung Association will teach you breathing exercise, and talk of the importance of maintaining your lung's health. COPD will also be discussed.
As The World Spins
Tue, Jun 30 * 10:00 am
Inter Valley Health Plan will be giving a presentation on Vertigo. Must RSVP to 625-9483.
Independence Day Event
Wed, Jul 1 * 3:30 pm
A Thomas Jefferson impersonator will entertain you, and discuss the Declaration of Independence. Must RSVP open to all ages, intergenerational event.
Get To Know Your Cell Phone
Tue, Jul 14 * 10:00 am
A representative from Best Buy will be discussing how to get the best out of your phone. You will be able to ask any questions you may have about your phone. How law enforcement can track your phone will also be discussed.
Thu, Jul 23 * 2:00 pm
A representative with West End Family Counseling Services will be providing a fun afternoon. You must RSVP for the event, refreshments will be served.
Ice Cream Social
Thu, Aug 13 * 2:00 pm
Come Join us for an afternoon of socializing music and ice cream! You must RSVP.
Collette Tours Presentation
Tue, Aug 25 * 1:00 pm
Collette Tour Company will be giving a presentation on trips. Refreshments will be served.
Laughter Is Food For The Soul
Thu, Aug 27 * 2:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of fun and laughter with Judy McFadden. Refreshments will be served.
Afternoon at the Movies
Once a month, a FREE movie will be shown in the Senior Center at 1:00 p.m. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided. Candy and nuts will be on sale for $1.00 each, monies raised benefit the senior programs.
Elsa & Fred
(Romance, Drama/ Rated PG-13)
Tuesday, June 16
4 Minute Mile
(Drama/ Rated PG-13)
Tuesday, July 21
(Drama, Family/ Rated PG)
Tuesday, August 18
Free Dance Classes. Learn to dance if you are single or have a partner every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Senior Center. Instructor George Messina will be teaching a variety of dances, but will focus on Line Dancing. If you have any questions please call 625-9483.
Muscle Strength Range of Motion Exercises
The City of Montclair Senior Center and West End Family Counseling invite you to attend FREE exercise classes on Wednesday, or Friday, 10:00 – 11:00 am in the Senior Center. Each session will focus on having fun while listening to music using a variety of exercises designed to strengthen muscle to help with the activities of daily living. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and space is limited.
This is a new activity being offered at the Senior Center. Join us in playing the the popular card game Uno.
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Needlecraft & Scrapbooking
A weekly get together where you can learn how to crochet, knit, and cross stitch and do scrapbooking. This group meets at the Montclair Senior Center. Instructions are free; just bring your own supplies and your desire to create!
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Try your hand at Bridge, Pinochle or Poker. This activity meets at the Montclair Senior Center.
Sponsored by the Montclair Senior Citizens Club. Cost is $3 for the first pack, $2 for each additional pack. This activity meets at the Montclair Senior Center.
Fast paced, fun, dice game; good opportunity to socialize. This activity meets at the Montclair Senior Center.
Bicycle licenses are available and may be purchased at the Montclair City Hall.
Bilingual Volunteer Program
Individuals are needed who are fluent in reading, writing, and understanding in both Spanish and English. Please call (909) 625-9462.
Blood Pressure Screenings
Every first and third Monday of each Month from 10:30-11:30 am a representative from Visiting Nurses Association will be coming to the Senior Center to take blood pressure.
Counseling and Case Management
West End Family Counseling Service's Older Adult Community Services Program provides free counseling and case management services to adults 60 years and older who meet the requirements for Early Intervention and Prevention Services. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Denise Christensen LCSW at (909) 983-2020 ext. 2231 for more information. These services are funded through the Mental Health Services Act.
File of Life Program
The "File of Life" is a magnetic pocket holder that contains an information sheet with all your recent medical history. It attaches to the outside of your refrigerator and assists emergency personnel who may come to your home during an emergency. "File of Life" is free at the Montclair Senior Center.
The Human Services Department provides free food commodities to qualified Montclair residents, 18 years of age and older on the third Thursday of each month 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The program is coordinated with the Community Services Department of San Bernardino County. Residents must qualify by income, and must bring proof of income and residency. Commodities to be given may include canned meat, canned vegetables, flour, corn meal, peanut butter, butter, and juices. To qualify you must be a Montclair resident. Bring proof of residency and income. For more information or questions, please call (909) 625-9483
Program provides low-cost insurance (complete medical, dental, and vision) for children. For more information please call (909) 625-9462.
HICAP Insurance Counseling
A state trained HICAP counselor is available free of charge to assist with problems regarding Medicare, HMO's Supplemental (Medi-Gap) Insurance and interpreting Long-term Care Insurance policies. This program is offered the 3rd Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Call HICAP at 1-800-434-0222 for an appointment.
Mature Drivers 55 Alive Classes
A representative of AARP will conduct a two-day 55 Alive driving course. If you are 50 years of age or older and you take this course, you may receive a discount on your car insurance. Class fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You must pre-register. Class will be held in the Senior Center, West Room. For more information, please call the Senior Center at (909) 625-9483.
Jul 21 &22, 12:30-4:30 pm
Meals on Wheels
This program is designed for the frail, disabled senior citizen who is homebound. For more information, please call the Senior Center at (909) 625-9456.
Inland Counties Legal Services provides assistance with legal matters for seniors, age 60 and over, who are residents of San Bernardino County. Call Inland Counties Legal Services at (800) 977-4257 for legal assistance.
Senior Peer Counseling are willing to listen and may help you sort out problems. Agewise is a program brought to you free of charge by the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health. For more information, call the Senior Center at 626-9483 or call AgeWise at 1-800-451-5633.
There's a Counselor in the House
Denise Christensen, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., from West End Family Counseling Services is available by appointment for a free counseling consultation with seniors who may be experiencing problems related to life changes, family issues, depression or anxiety. If interested, please call to schedule an appointment at (909) 983-2020 ext. 2231. The visit is free. Call for your appointment today.
Trash Service Discount
Senior Citizens, 65 years of age and older who pay their own trash service, are eligible to receive a 15 percent discount on their bills. The City of Montclair is offering this discount to residents of the City who file an application with the Finance Department. The only documentation required for the discount is proof of age. Applications may be obtained from the Senior Center, Nutrition Site, or at the City Hall reception area.
Get to Know your Local Law Enforcement Officers
Every second Tuesday of each month from 10:30-11:30 am a law enforcement officer from Montclair Police Department will be available to answer any questions or concerns. This is an opportunity for the community and local law enforcement to build a closer relationship on a personal basis.