Square Dancing Brings the Generations Together

Square dancing during Grandparents' Week, 2021
Square dancing during Grandparents' Week, 2021

Many thanks to caller Carl Ballou for sharing the fun of square dancing with Oakmonters and grandchildren during Grandparents’ Week 2021. Square dancing has a long history of bringing people together to enjoy movement, music and friendship.

The Oakmont Squares meet every Tuesday from 7:00-9:00 PM, usually on a wonderful wood floor at Upper West Rec. Sadly, both upstairs and downstairs have been severely damaged from a broken sprinkler, and it may be months before all is resolved. Please contact club president Jenny for temporary location while West Rec Center is being repaired and for an update on public health recommendations/mandates. Since square dancing is inherently social, the club also requires proof of vaccination at the time of your visit.

Club caller Lawrence Johnstone has been using the “red light-green light” system, alternating dances for beginners with dance tips for the more experienced dancers so that everyone gets to dance at a comfortable level.
Come dance in a square and make a circle of friends. For information call Jenny at 707-367-2102.


Evening Bocce

Thursday, August 19, an evening event of bocce and food was held at the Bocce Ball Courts. A group of 28 people attended. A special

Work-Out Wearables

Do clothes make the exercise easier? From Summer Olympics to Seniors in Oakmont, that is the question. Though not ready for Vogue, OHI regulars dress for success, fitness success. Join them and join the red carpet of daring designs.

9/11 Memories and Exercise

Today we remember the day that shocked and shook the world with a painful look back. This is also a time to look ahead at how to mitigate lingering negative responses. Living in constant concern, anxiety and fear robs the good from each day. Deep breathing and reading comics may be ways to cope. Talking to a positive person might be another. And still a third: exercise.

Classes in October and November

OTLC is in the process of revamping the technology classroom at the CAC. A new high-resolution projector is being installed. Fourteen old computer desks have