Learn, Engage, CONNECT!


Join us every Wednesday at 10am for a fun gathering among community members!


Each session will feature a speaker who will present interesting topics for a chance to learn and discuss. This will be an interactive experience and will allow time for participant introductions and time for Q&A.

Wednesday, April 21, 10 AM

Photo Organizing at Home

Jami Shapiro

Did you know photos are one of the top three answers people list as most important possessions? We keep them in boxes, stored improperly disintegrating over time.  We'll teach you easy ways to organize the boxes of photos and albums laying around your home. Learn how you can scan your own photos or about our photo scanning services to preserve and cherish your photos for a lifetime...and the generations to come. This webinar is FREE to attend, and we encourage you to share your biggest photo organizing headaches ahead of time. 

About Jami Shapiro

Jami Shapiro, is the owner of Silver Linings Transitions, a single mother of three girls, a community volunteer and a Realtor.

Jami sees Silver Linings Transitions and her role as company founder, as a professional and compassionate guide through difficult life transitions.  Specializing in senior moves, transition and real estate services are available to anyone who wants to make the move easier.  Click here to learn more.

Wednesday, April 28, 10 AM

Bird Watching In and Around San Diego

Dr. Nigella Hillgarth

San Diego is a wonderful area for birding with many different habitats and also being on the Pacific flyway means that many birds migrate through the area. Over 515 species have been recorded in the County. There will be an introduction to Birding and equipment needed as well as how to attract birds to your yard and where to see birds in the San Diego area.

About Dr. Hillgarth

Dr. Nigella Hillgarth is a biologist who served as the Executive Director of the Birch Aquarium from 2002 to 2014. Previously she was Executive Director of the Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City, the largest bird sanctuary in the country, where she collaborated on conservation efforts for marine birds in the Galapagos islands, Peru and Argentina. 

From 2014 to 2017, Dr. Hillgarth served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the New England Aquarium, where she raised the profile of the Aquarium’s global conservation and research work by founding the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life, as well as developing a vision for the future of the Aquarium and the surrounding Boston waterfront. 

Dr. Hillgarth received a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from Oxford University in the UK, as well as a PhD in Evolutionary Biology. She has conducted research on behavioral ecology and evolution of birds in many parts of the world, including Britain, India, Thailand, the Arctic, South America, and the United States. 

Missed past presentations? Click below to watch!

Life and Legacy Planning

April 7, 2021, Tara Cheever, Estate Planning Attorney, Cheever Law, APC. Click here to watch.

Pandemic Puppies

March 24, 2021, Jamie Bozzi. Click here to watch.

Helping Care - an app for caring for family members, young and old

February 17, 2021, Kim Sutliff. Click here to watch.

Intro to Sketching

February 10, 2021, Minnie Valero. Click here to watch.

Staying Positive, Facing Frustration, and Creating Opportunities

February 3, 2021, Cindy Burke, Ph.D. Click here to watch.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

September 9, Helen Kim and Sofia Puerta Webber. Click here to watch.

Tea Time: History, Tradition and more

September 30, Phillis Carey, The Casual Gourmet. Click here to watch.

Why Should I Respond to the Census?

August 5, Isabel M. Lemus Goyre. Click here to watch.

Time to Refresh Your Garden

August 19, Jackie Siedman. Click here to watch.

Learn the Basics of Italian Wines

July 8, Stefano Poggi. Click here to watch.

Music for the Mind, Body and Soul
July 15, James Clarkston. Click here to watch.

Staying Active While Staying Put: Exercise at Home to Prevent Falls, Retain Balance, Coordination and Strength

July 22, Ulster Napoles. Click here to watch.

Safety In Your Home

July 29, Jetta Russel. Click here to watch.

Real Estate During Covid-19 and Ways to Maximize the Value of your Home

June 3: Bryan Devore. Click here to watch.

Do You Own Your Stuff or Does Your Stuff Own YOU - COVID Edition

June 10: Jami Shapiro. Click here to watch.

Stranded in Another Continent During the Lockdown

June 17: Urs and Ursula Baumann. Click here to watch it.

Immunity Boosting Food + Whole Food Plant-Based Lifestyle 

June 24: Jennifer Carter. Click here to watch it.

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