Other Senior Services

In addition to the great programs offered by the City at the Midtown Activity Center, there are also non-city one day a week or twice monthly senior centers in El Cerrito:

St John's Senior Center
Tuesdays, 9:00am-2:00pm
6500 Gladys at Lexington, El Cerrito (St. John's Community Center Bldg.)

This program is open to anyone over 55 years of age. Activities include: crafts, exercise, lunch, scheduled speakers, computer lessons, blood pressure screenings, living skills for older adults and much more.
  • Tai Chi Chuan from 9:30-10:30am.
  • Beginning Spanish from 10:30-11:30.
  • Chair Exercise from 11:30-12noon.
  • Lunch ($2 donation).
If you are arriving after 10am and planning to have lunch, please call 510-237-3808 by 10am. Card and table games from 1:15pm.

For more information, call Jan Duckart, Coordinator of the St. John's Center at 237-3808.

Christ Lutheran Senior Center
Mondays, 9:00am-2:00pm
780 Ashbury Ave. (near Stockton Ave), El Cerrito

Christ Lutheran Senior Center offers creative writing lab, massage, conversational German, conversational Spanish, knitting, card making, lunch, exercise and much more.

For further information, please call the Center Coordinator, Carol Kehoe at 524-1050 or 527-0389.

Sakura Kai - Senior Classes for Japanese Speaking Adults
1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 10:00am-3:00pm
Meet at 5625 Sutter Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804
The Sakura Kai Program offers: Ceramic, Exercise, Japanese/English Computer Classes, Japanese Movie, Shigin, Japanese Calligraphy, Celebration of Birthdays, Karaoke Sing-A-Long, Line Dancing, Japanese Taiko Class, Japanese/English Computer Classes, and Shin Issei Oral History.

For more information, call Setsuko Doi, Coordinator at 510-530-2316.