Upcoming programs at the Senior Center

By From page A7 | September 16, 2012

The Davis Senior Center, 646 A St., offers a variety of free programs for September. Sign up for one or all of these by calling the Davis Senior Center at 530-757-5696. Find more information at www.cityofdavis.org.

Open Book Review

Some books can put you to sleep, others just have to be shared. Have you read a book this summer that’s worth sharing? Do you want some recommendations on what to read next? The Senior Center is having an Open Book Review at 10 a.m Tuesday, Sept. 18. Bring a book to share, or a list of books you read over the summer, and talk a bit about each.  This program will be led by the participants.

Beer Expert Speaks on Foam & Fun!

Charlie Bamforth, UC Davis professor of malting and brewing sciences, will speak at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18.  He has been referred to as the world’s number one beer researcher and delights in spreading the good word about beer.  Charlie is in huge demand as a speaker on radio and television.

A recent engagement saw him speaking for six days at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in D.C.  He preaches the “Middle Way” for beer: respect, moderation and reverence for a product that he claims is the basis of civilized society and the reason that humankind has survived.

Fraud Prevention Tips from the D.A.

Since fraud schemes are ever-evolving, continuing education is essential to reduce the number of potential victims. Fortunately, awareness is a very effective tool in combating these types of crimes. The District Attorney’s Office believes that teaching older adults how to recognize and avoid these scams is an effective tool to combat crime.

Come and learn from Dave Edwards of the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, about simple and practical ways to reduce your exposure to things like identity theft, telemarketing fraud and other scams.

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