First Mondays senior program returns

DOWNEY - Musician Johnny Croshaw will perform when the senior program "First Mondays" resumes Oct. 3 at Downey Adult School.First Mondays replaces OASIS (Older Adults Seeking Information and Skills), which was discontinued last June as part of budget cuts. Programs are held in the Harriet Paine Events Center from 2:45 to 6 p.m. Admission is $5 which includes dinner at 5 p.m. For more information, call (562) 904-7238. The complete schedule is below: Oct. 3 -- "Country to Classics" -- Johnny Croshaw Nov. 7 -- "Songs that Won the War" -- USC Emeriti Center College's Golden Age of American Popular Music Series, presented by Saul Jacobs and Robert Lipson Dec. 5 -- "High School Choir Christmas Program" -- Local high school choir Christmas program Jan. 9 -- "Tribute to the King: Elvis" -- Performance by Fernie Ramirez Feb. 6 -- "Historical Reenacting, Ho to California!" -- Eugene and Gail Dermody present historical reenacting, a tale of a couple's 2,000-mile covered-wagon trek during the California gold rush March 5 -- "Prevent Falls One Step at a Time" -- Anna Quyen Do Nguyen and Emily Habors of USC Emeriti Center College April 2 -- "Let's Clear the Clutter" -- Presentation by Winifred Morice May 7 -- "Step into Spring with a Song" -- Norma Roberts presents music in a one-woman show June 4 -- "Tattered but Triumphant, Francis Scott Key" -- Jimmy Weldon presents history of the writing of the United States national anthem.

********** Published: September 29, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 24