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February 2019

Where Art Lives

February 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Lake Park Retirement Community, 1850 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us for Where Art Lives and explore the fine art of living from Patty Smith, a talented painter who teaches here at Lake Park; Ginny McGaraghan, who practices the Japanese floral art of Ikebana; and other residents who are exploring their artistic talents here at Lake Park. You’ll hear about their lives as artists, see their work and enjoy a delicious mimosa brunch. Ginny will give a live demonstration of the art of Ikebana. And while you’re here, you can tour our arts…

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March 2019

Get Cyber Smart

March 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Lake Park Retirement Community, 1850 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us for Get Cyber Smart, featuring Linda Jacobson, the co-founder and past editor of Wired magazine. Linda entered the tech industry as a journalist covering emerging technology and she went on to co-found Wired, one of the field’s most popular magazines. Her unique background includes virtual and augmented reality production, marketing, software development, editorial direction and education. This tech guru will give you tips and insights into keeping your information safe from cyber threats. Feel free to ask questions…

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April 2019

Mendelssohn & More with Listen for Life

April 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Park Retirement Community, 1850 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us for Mendelssohn & More with Listen for Life, A musical event at Lake Park  California’s Listen for Life presents a live performance of short works including tangos, as well as the Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor Opus 66 in four movements: Allegro Energico E Con Fuoco Andante Espressivo Scherzo: Molto Allegro Quasi Presto, and the Finale, Allegro Appassionato During the event, Lake Park Activity Director Rachel Matthews will share details on the community’s many musical and cultural…

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May 2019

Rock the Lobster

May 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Lake Park Retirement Community, 1850 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us for Rock the Lobster Yes, you’re in for a delightful day at Lake Park. It all starts with a cooking demo from our own chef, who’ll start with a real lobster, show you step-by-step how to prepare it, and serve up a fresh sampling of lobster salad. (Not a big lobster fan? No worries — we’ll have Chicken Waldorf salad, too.) While you’re here, feel free to look around. Check out an apartment or two. Get the real scoop…

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July 2019

Keep This Not That

July 30, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Lake Park Retirement Community, 1850 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Learn easy tips for lightening your load. If you're like most people, you probably feel like you have too much "stuff" in your life. But the act of downsizing can be a bit overwhelming. It doesn't have to feel that way. Join us for Keep This Not That and you'll realize that there are practical ways to take on the challenge of right-sizing your life. Join us for insight and advice from Christy-Joy Chirby, the Bay Area manager for senior relocation services…

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August 2019

Me, Myself and I: An Author’s Roundtable with Dr. Sara Zeff Geber

August 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Lake Park Retirement Community, 1850 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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A world-renowned solo retirement expert could have amazing insight for your world. PBS named her a "2018 Influencer in Aging." She's a regular contributor to Forbes.com. She's a certified retirement coach, a sought-after speaker and the author of a major book on solo retirement. Dr. Sara Zeff Geber is one of the nation's leaders when it comes to retirement, and she's coming to Lake Park to share all her wisdom on retirement planning for solo seniors. Join us for brunch, mimosas and…

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September 2019

Living Near the Lake’s Edge: Recent Excavations in the Fayyum

September 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Park Retirement Community, 1850 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Lake Park meets Lake Qārūn: New Findings of Ancient Egypt Join us on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. for Living Near the Lake's Edge: Recent Excavations in the Fayyum From Egyptologist Emily Cole, PhD: a review of recent excavations in the Fayyūm, Egypt As part of Lake Park’s relationship with UC Berkeley Scholars, Dr. Emily Cole will share exciting new findings from her recent work in the Fayyūm region of Egypt. Join us as she presents the results of…

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October 2019

Connected and Protected: Insights into Digital Privacy

October 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Lake Park Retirement Community, 1850 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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One way is to talk to Linda Jacobson. This co-founder and former editor of Wired magazine will be the key presenter at Connected ... and Protected: Insights into Digital Privacy, which will be held October 23 at Lake Park. Join us to find out what you can do to take advantage of everything the Internet has to offer in a way that's safe and secure. Learn the answers to questions like, "When is it safe to share my information?" "How can I…

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August 2020

“Your Life Without Limits” Free Webinar

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Please join us! Today, taking every precaution recommended by healthcare professionals is an absolute must if we are to stay well physically — but what about our social, emotional, and intellectual well-being during these unusual times? Join Positive Living and Aging Well with LCS advocate Andrew Morgan, as he shares simple research-based choices you can make to increase your joy and happiness while improving your sense of overall health and well-being.   You will learn: How our perceptions of aging impact…

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“Your Life Without Limits” Free Webinar

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Please join us! Today, taking every precaution recommended by healthcare professionals is an absolute must if we are to stay well physically — but what about our social, emotional, and intellectual well-being during these unusual times? Join Positive Living and Aging Well with LCS advocate Andrew Morgan, as he shares simple research-based choices you can make to increase your joy and happiness while improving your sense of overall health and well-being.   You will learn: How our perceptions of aging…

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