December 2014

The Almaden Senior Program is located in the heart of the Almaden Valley in San Jose, California. We are a City of San Jose program which is part of the Almaden Community Center. Our program offers a variety of classes, groups, and services to people 50 years and older, with such a wide variety of activities there is something for just about everyone.


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Hanukkah 2014 begins in the evening of Tuesday, December 16 and ends in the evening of Wednesday, December 24

Also known as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, which may occur at any time from late November to late December in the Gregorian calendar. learn more...



Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
The Center will be closed for classes and program events from Monday, December 22 to Thursday, January 1. Nutrition will be canceled December 24, 25, December 31, and January 1 for the holidays.






Bizarre and Unique Holidays
During the Month of December





Event Calendar

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View the December bulletin.



Almaden Info

  • Volunteers Needed
    • Treasurer for two years starting January 2015. Please contact Bev Temkin or Amy Jewett for more information.
    • Public Relations Liaison. The position needs to be filled as soon as possible. If interested, please contact Bill Hubka.


Senior Discount

Businesses Offering Senior Discounts.

Disclaimer: This list is not all inclusive and it December include locations that do not offer senior discounts. It's your responsibility to verify discounts from the establishment before your purchase.

2015 Membership