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Register for free, low-cost programs at our Community Center

Enjoy bevy of free and low-cost programs, classes and events this month at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way.

What You Should Know About Over-the-Counter Medicines
Over-the-Counter (OTC) medicines can interact with your prescription medicines, dietary supplements and with some chronic diseases.  Presentation by pharmacist Bill Liu, this free presentation at 10 a.m. on March 7 will cover these issues and provide information about deciphering the “drug facts” label on all over-the-counter medicines. Register for this free program online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5107. 

Retirement Income Investment Strategies
Smart money management pertaining to the new administration’s policies and the current interest rate environment will be discussed at this free presentation at 10 a.m. on March 9. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5108.

St. Patrick’s Day Senior Dance
Join Mission Viejo High School students as they bring generations together for an afternoon of music, dancing and refreshments to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Dress up in your favorite green attire and one lucky winner will win a door prize. The fun begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 12.
Register for this free dance online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5087.

Introduction Dream Interpretation Workshop
Explore dreams and emotional connections to your life-past, present and future. Discover how your intuition enhances those connections for guidance in self-discovery and decision making. Led by Joy E Butler, an intuitive arts facilitator, this free workshop is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 13. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5134.

Healing Journeys through Meditation
Experience various topics and types of meditations infused with therapeutic energy. Sessions are educational and relaxing. Instructed by Tammy Descoteaux the courses take place on March 14 and March 28. Cost is $5 per session. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #4936; #4860 or #4861.

Seashell Wreath Craft
Give your home a splash of seaside splendor by creating your own seashell wreath made of shells, sea glass and pearls in this fun class at 10 a.m. on March 17. Cost is a $15 (cash) lab fee payable to the instructor. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5141.

Advance Directives
In this free course, you will gain information about starting the conversation with loved ones and your doctor, recording your wishes when you cannot speak and learning what makes an Advance Directive form legal. The program is at 10 a.m. on March 21. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5159.

iPad & iPhone Class
Instructor Ed Schwartz coaches students on their iPad or iPhone devices about important settings, navigating those devices, using the Internet, downloading apps and more. The class is on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. March 21 through May 9. Cost is $20 per session. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5096.

Microsoft Windows
Instructor Ed Schwartz will coach students on their Windows computer on topics including Windows 10 overview, using the start button, keyboard shortcuts, playing DVDs and more. Cost is $20 per session. The program is on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. March 21 through May 9. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5097.

iPad Practice
Have questions about your iPad or iPhone? Stop by for a free practice session to expand your knowledge on downloading applications, settings, device navigation and the use of the Internet. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5089. The program is on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. March 21 through May 9.

Create Your Life Now through Dreams, Images and Intuition Workshop Series
Interpret your dreams for life solutions in this 7-week workshop series.  Learn simple techniques for developing your intuition when making decisions about relationships, work, finances and more.  The series is on Mondays at 7 p.m. March 20 through May 1. Cost is $125 for 7-week series. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5136.

Healthy Life, Healthy Brain – The Keys to Keeping your Brain Active
Research tells us that brain longevity is possible and this free program will cover lifestyle keys to maintaining and restoring peak mental function including cellular nutrition, exercise and meditation. Presentation by health and wellness expert Dr. Karen Wolfe, the free program is at 7 p.m. March 22. Register online at https://econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org by referencing course #5137.

Newhart Orchestra Concert
Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the beautiful melodies of Newhart Middle School’s Orchestra at 11:30 a.m. on March 30. The public is invited to this delightful free concert.

For more information about any of these programs and events, call 949-470-3062.

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