Daly City
Library & Recreation Services
Active Adult/Senior Services
Program Updates
January 22, 2021
Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 PM on ZOOM

How well do you know our local landmarks? This trivia challenge will feature locations from San Francisco, the East Bay, North Bay, and South Bay/Peninsula.

Registration is required, and is open for all ages! Click here to register for this wonderful Daly City Library program.

Daly City Libraries have more fun and games planned! Stay tuned for updates on the following programs.

February 11 - Romance Movie Theme Trivia
February 25 - Harry Potter Trivia
March - Daly City History
March - Women's History
"Let's Talk" is a wonderful online discussion group just for seniors (55+). All are welcome! Join us on Zoom using the following instructions.

To join us on Zoom using a Computer, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android or smartphone device with your camera and speak volume on
  1. Click on the following link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86096576329?pwd=RnZGaHhnY2FEWTZkdk82c0lYOVJRdz09. (You can also copy and paste this link into your Internet browser, e.g. Explorer, Google, Safari, Edge). 
  2. At the prompt, enter the following Zoom Meeting ID: 860 9657 6329 
  3. At the prompt, enter the following Zoom meeting Passcode: Stages 
This option enables you to see, hear, and be seen and heard by everyone in the meeting. Click here if you would like to watch a short video by AARP on how to use ZOOM. You can watch the entire video or simply start at the 1:10 mark for advice on the easiest way to join our group discussion.  The video will show you how to make sure we can hear you and, if your device has a camera, to see you.  
 
To join a Zoom meeting using only a traditional/landline telephone or cell phone
  1. On a telephone, dial (669) 900-6833. 
  2. At the prompt, enter the Zoom Meeting ID provided by the facilitator of the meeting and press #. The Meeting ID is:  860 9657 6329.  If the meeting has not started, you will be prompted to stay on the line until the meeting begins. 
  3. If prompted for a Zoom Meeting Passcode, enter: Stages
  4. To disconnect from the meeting, hang up the phone. 
This option works like a teleconference. You will be able to talk and hear everyone in the meeting. 
Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed!

Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is looking for volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors in Daly City. If you would like to learn more about the safe shifts that are available Monday - Friday from 10 am to 1 pm, please contact:
Ann Eisenberg
Manager of PVI Volunteer Services
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc.
800 Middle Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 272-5108
AARP Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation service at established sites, including electronic filing of returns, usually during the period from February to mid-April each year. Daly City seniors can the Lincoln Park Community Center at 650 991-8018 for more information.
We know San Mateo County residents are eager to find out when they and their loved ones are eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Watch this video below to better understand the roll out.

Learn more about the County's COVID-19 vaccine program at smchealth.org/covidvaccine.
Current Events with Frank Damon

Doelger Senior Center has been fortunate to have Frank Damon leading both our Current Events and History discussion groups for the last 6 years. During this time of physical distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Frank is sharing his current events discussion topics online. These topics and yours are covered in our Current Events discussion group each Monday at 1:30 PM on ZOOM.

Click here for topics and link to Monday discussion groups.

Frank received his BA degree from the University of San Francisco (USF) with a dual major in Political Science and American History. He also earned his MA in Political Science and teaching credentials at USF. Over the course of his career, Frank taught in the San Mateo Union High School District and at Marin Catholic High School, Terra Nova High School, Golden Gate University, College of San Mateo, Skyline College and Canada College.

If you are interested in joining Current Events with Frank, please contact Frank directly at frankdamon@my.smccd.edu.
Daly City Libraries temporarily suspended our Curbside Services due to the current San Mateo County mandatory
regional stay at home order. Other library services are still available! 
Click below to check-out the amazing variety of online programs available through the Daly City Library!

Daly City Active Adult/Senior Services was delighted to have wonderful artists help us usher in the holidays with virtual visits, concerts and poetry on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and on New Year's Eve at noon. We would like to thank everyone who joined in and express our heartfelt gratitude to:

Sharon Affeltranger,
Aileen Cassinetto,
Roberta Gonzales-Gregg,
Dorsetta Hale,
Al Olson, and
Gloria Soliz.

Roberta shared the poem above on New Year's Eve. Aileen, our San Mateo County Poet Laureate, read the community poem she organized last year with lines contributed by San Mateo County residents. You can find that poem by clicking here. Stay tuned for news on more festivities with these and other artists in 2021!
Daly City Library & Recreation Services
Active Adult & Senior Services
Ann Cooney
650 991-8012