Classes

 

Join Suzi Mahler’s Yoga for Seniors! Four classes weekly via Zoom on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 9:30am, and Wednesdays at 10:30. The Friday class is also taught live in person (pre-registration required) in our classroom at 9:30am and via Zoom. Contact Suzi for the Zoom link.

Cooking with Grey Bears live in-person monthly in our warehouse kitchen and via Zoom with Chef Poppy. Classes begin at 11am on August 21, Sept 18 and Oct 23, 2021. Click here for our calendar, or this Zoom link to participate in your home at time of class: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92906805068.

Check our calendar for other classes including Spanish, one-on-one tech help and senior support groups.

Events

We love a reason to celebrate! Bringing community together to share a delicious meal and visit with new and old friends is a Grey Bears tradition. Stay tuned to this page for updates to our fun gatherings post-COVID:

  • Harvest Festival & Auction – Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Grey Bears
  • 48th Annual Holiday Dinner – tentatively on December 5, 2021
  • Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon – May, 2022 (date t.b.a.)

Take a moment to see part of Suzi’s chair yoga class at Grey Bears.

 

thank you

"Thank you for the Repair Cafe on Saturday and especially the enthusiastic and helpful volunteer, Kim. She fixed my Hoover vacuum while I was waiting for my number to be called. I know I speak for many who benefited - Thank you again." —Nancy L

"Your Harvest Picnic was a fabulous event for all. A 40-carat ruby anniversary of service to our entire community!"
—Lowell Hurst, Mayor of Watsonville

"Chair yoga is so beneficial for me. Since I started yoga six months ago, I have said to myself, 'I feel so much happier.' I enjoy yoga even with the huge restrictions that I have."
—Grey Bears Yoga student

"I want to thank you for the delightful picnic. I have attended them for years but none could measure up to this years."
—Millie B, Santa Cruz

"Thank you so very much for the wonderful Christmas party. I liked meeting my co-volunteers and all spending time together. I so appreciate working with you all and being a part of Grey Bears. Merry Christmas!"
—Iris

"From all of us at the Watsonville Senior Center, thank you for providing the two buses to the Christmas Dinner and show. We all enjoyed the food and show very much!"
—Peggy A

"Thank you for another lovely event dinner for volunteer appreciation. Well done! Your cadre of chefs and servers did an outstanding effort on the delicious food. Nice gifts of the shopping bag and water bottle with straw. Thank you Grey Bears!"
—Jean & Don P, Santa Cruz