Adult Enrichment

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All classes on this page are virtual and will be hosted on Zoom. After registration, you will be given a Zoom ID and password. You may register online at or mail in your Registration Form (please print) and payment to City Hall (City of San Mateo, ATTN: Parks and Recreation, 330 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403).

Stay Engaged

Discuss a monthly movie, talk about what you've been up to with the Senior Center staff, or be a part of a book discussion group!

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  1. Cine-Mates Discussion
  2. Tell Me About It!
  3. Book Discussion

Monthly Cine-Mates Discussion

For reel movies fans? We have found a way to bring "Movie Dayz" back with a new look. Grab your popcorn, a comfy blanket and enjoy from the comfort of your own couch. Each month, we will select a film on Kanopy***, which you watch on your own time and then meet virtually for a lively discussion. Hosted through Zoom. See the movie you'll be discussing! Click HERE for this months.    

Instructor: Senior Center Staff

742225-V1     3rd Thursday of the month                1:30- 2:30pm       FREE         

*** Kanopy is a popular on-demand film streaming services available to patrons that live in San Mateo County. All that is needed is a San Mateo County library card. (Please feel free to call (650) 522-7490 for assistance) County libraries bring you an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phones, tablets and online. For more information about Kanopy, please visit the following website:

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La Peninsula - Into the 20th Century

The saga continues. Enduring exclusive society adroitly merges with a powerful middle class. Dynamic changes to life and landscape. Major contributions to the nation and the world. Packed with fascinating, oft controversial, personalities. Hosted through Zoom.

Instructor: Michael Svanevik

242600-V1     Tu               1:30- 2:45pm              $75                      3/23-5/11


Check out the NEW classes: Tech Tips for this Virtual World and Library eResources! Get caught up with the latest tips and tricks and get one on one help with your smart phone or device!

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  1. Tech Talk
  2. NEW! Tech Tips
  3. NEW! Library eResources

Virtual Tech Talk

Hang out with our tech team for a virtual Tech Talk. The first of each month we will cover common tech problems, current trends, areas of concern, security and privacy and the 3rd Monday focusing on Social Media outlets. There will also be time to answer all your burning tech questions. Hosted through Zoom.

Instructor: Senior Center Tech Volunteers & Senior Center Staff

242711-V1     1st & 3rd Monday of the month        1:00- 2:15pm       FREE                   4/5-6/7

  • 4/5       Topic: Alternatives for Managing your Photos
  • 4/19     Topic: Common things on Social Media Sites: search, safety, etc. 
  • 5/3       Topic: Cloud Services: What it is & Why you care 
  • 5/17     Topic: Learn about Snap Chat 
  • 6/7       Topic: Managing your passwords in a stress-free way
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One-On-One/Small Group Tech Assistance

Looking to improve your skills in your computer or smart phone? Look no further! Sign-up now to join the virtual world!

  1. Tech Tutoring
  2. The Most Out of Your PC
  3. Smart Phone Training

Tech Tutoring

Looking for one-on-one help to improve your technology skills? Look no further! Four hours of individualized online help with a tech expert will allow you to progress at your own pace and resolve your technology issues, hurdles and more importantly build confidence in using your computer/mobile device. Hosted through Zoom.

Instructor: Senior Center Tech Volunteers

  • 242700-V4    Date & Time TBD                           $10                      March
  • 242700-V1     Date & Time TBD                          $10                      April
  • 242700-V2     Date & Time TBD                          $10                      May
  • 242700-V3     Date & Time TBD                          $10                      June