Museum Of Tolerance
The Dollarhide Senior Center will sponsor a trip to the Museum of Tolerance to visit the Freedom Sisters Exhibit on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The excursion will depart from Curry Temple Church at 8 a.m. and return at 2 pm. The price of the trip, which will include admission to the museum, will be $11 per participant. The trip will be limited to the first 40 to sign up at the front desk.
Stay Cool at Dollarhide
Dollarhide Senior Center is a cooling center for seniors. When weather is uncomfortably hot, stop by to cool off and relax. See the front desk staff for a referral to the nearest cooling centers that are open on weekends.
Compton Initiative Cleanup
The city of Compton has partnered with Justdogood.org to provide a series of cleanups in each City Council district. Seniors can have the exterior of their homes painted and trash removed from their property. To participate, obtain a registration form for the next scheduled cleanup, sponsored by the Compton Initiative.
Dollarhide Dial-A-Ride transportation program hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No transportation is provided between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to accommodate lunch breaks for drivers.
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank program will distribute a free food kit once a month. Kits will be distributed on every third Wednesday of the month. The next distribution is set for Nov. 16 between 9 and 11 a.m. Proof of income, Social Security or pension is required.
A new class on bingo is offered every Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the multipurpose room. Bingo boards will be $1 per board per senior.
Art class meets weekly from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Art helps students exercise their brains and teaches organization and design. Students will learn to develop techniques like shading, blending, scumbling and more. Sign up at front desk.
Ceramics classes are regularly scheduled every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon. Classes are for beginners through advanced and cover all aspects of the crafts.
Taxi vouchers available now
Taxi vouchers are available for the cost of $10 per booklet. To purchase, you must be 55 or older and must have proof of Compton residency, such as a utility bill, a California driver’s license, identification card, Social Security card or medical card. If disabled, you must be between 18 and 54 years of age with a physician’s verification. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Pamela Coleman at 310-605-5694. The new location for the taxi voucher program is 600 North Alameda St., Room 12. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.