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Watercolor Note Card Workshop

May 11, 2016, 10:00am - May 11, 2016, 11:00am

Create your own beautiful note cards! Instructor Kimberly Davenport and Catherine Nash of Sunshine Creations & Crafts will teach participants to make uniquely creative cards. Kimberly Davenport is a professional card maker who has been creating cards and crafts for over six years. $5.00/person All materials and supplies provided (Maximum 8 people) Wednesday, May 11 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Room A1

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Thomas Jefferson & the Tripoli Pirates

May 18, 2016, 10:00am - May 18, 2016, 11:00am

Learn about this forgotten war that changed American history. Discover how our newly independent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America's third President decided to stand up to intimidation. The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitanian War and the Barbary Coast War, was the first of two wars between the United States and the four North African states known collectively as the “Barbary States” (Tripoli, Algiers, Tunis, and Sultanate of Morocco). The cause of the war was pirates from the Barbary States seizing American merchant ships and holding the crews for ransom, demanding the U.S. pay tribute to the Barbary rulers. United States President Thomas Jefferson refused to pay this tribute. Few today remember these men and other heroes who inspired the Marine Corps hymn: “From the Halls of Montezuma to the Shores of Tripoli.” Join Professor Lissa Brassfield for this historical tale of danger, intrigue, and drama! Wednesday, May 18 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Rooms A-1 & A-2

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Braille Van

May 3, 2016, 10:00am - May 3, 2016, 2:00pm

The Braille Institute's Mobile Solutions Van will offer services for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. The services, which are for the visually impaired who have difficulty reaching the Braille Institute in Los Angeles, include the sale of assistive devices, library services registration, resource referrals and more. Low-vision consultants are available through appointment by calling John Taylor of the Senior Center at (661) 259-9444, ext. 125.

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Volunteer Spotlight

Isabel Schlicht The motto of packing room volunteer, Isabel Schlicht, is if you “need me, call me!” On a regular basis and whenever there is an emergency shortage of volunteers, “Izzy” can be relied upon to ensure no… Read More

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SCVSC Wish List

SCV Senior Center Wish List Items: – Nested Stainless Mixing Bowls (1qt. through 20qt.) – Heavy duty powered kitchen blender (minimum 64oz.) – Stem Casters for Food Carts (20 each) – Shelving Units (32” length X 12” depth… Read More

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