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Margaret Todd Senior Center

1560 Hill Road, Novato, California 94947

Telephone (415) 899-8290
Fax (415) 897-0239

Regular business hours:  Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Open evenings and weekends for scheduled programs and special events

The Margaret Todd Senior Center is a program of Novato Parks, Recreation and Community Services.  The Center offers enrichment and fitness courses, special events, game groups, specialty groups, and outreach services that bring people together, encourage social connections, and create new learning experiences.  If you’re looking to meet new friends, simply relax, or just have fun, the Margaret Todd Senior Center is the place for you. 

If you are new to the area, or would just like to learn more about the Center, stop by or call to schedule a tour with staff.  To see what is going on this month at MTSC, check out the monthly newsletter.

Programs and Services

Classes

MTSC Exercise Class

Youthful Hearts Still Going Strong Exercise Class

Visit www.youthfulhearts.com to learn more about the Youthful Hearts exercise classes offered at Margaret Todd.


Programs are conveniently scheduled throughout the day as well as in the evening.  See our current Guide for class schedules and registration information.

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Membership
There is an annual membership fee to participate in many of the activities offered Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am-5pm. See the Membership Application Form for membership options and descriptions.

 

Special Events
No matter what time of year, there is always a fun community event happening at the Margaret Todd Senior Center! Visit our events calendar, check out our monthy Newsletter, click on the event flyers below, or come by the Center to see what events are coming up! You can always call the Center at 899-8290 to learn more about any of the events listed below.

UPCOMING 2014 EVENTS!

NEW EVENT! Memorial Day Luncheon - Wednesday, May 28th from 12-1:30pm 

3rd Annual Ice Cream Sundae Social - Wednesday, June 25th from 2-3pm

July Jazz Night - Tuesday, July 15th from 5-8pm

August Duplicate Bridge Tournament - Friday, August 29th from 9:30am-2pm

NEW EVENT! Oktoberfest - Wednesday, October 1st from 5-8pm

"Trash to Treasures" Fall Flea Market - Saturday, October 11th from 9-2 APPLICATIONS

Holiday Crafts Faire - December 5th & 6th

Winter Wonderland Dinner - December 17th 

 

On-going Specialty Programs & Game Groups
On-going Center activities include Internet Lab, Library, Poker, Cribbage, Party Bridge, Duplicate Bridge, Mah Jongg, Canasta, Billiards, Bocce Ball and more. Center membership is required for all activities listed below. Center/Club membership is required for all NSCC programs listed below. Please call the Center at 415-899-8290 for more information.

Monday

Thursday

Pool                            9:00am

            

Pool                                              9:00am

Poker                         11:00am        NSCC Arts & Crafts                        9:30am
NSCC Party Bridge      12:30pm   Poker                                           11:00am
NSCC Dime Bingo        1:15pm Party Bridge                                  1:00pm

Tuesday

Friday

Pool                            9:00am

Pool                                              9:00am

Duplicate Bridge*         9:15am

Duplicate Bridge*                           9:15am

Pinochle                      1:00pm

NSCC Fountain of Ukes Beginners    9:00am

NSCC Fountain of Ukes                   10:00am

Wednesday

Mah Jongg                                     9:15am

Pool                            9:00am

Canasta                                        12:45pm
Bocce Ball                   10:00am NSCC Partner Pedro*                     1:00pm
3-13                           12:30pm Sew Together                                1:30pm
Cribbage                    1:30pm
Sunday
*Partner Needed. NSCC Public Bingo**
**Membership Not Required.
 

 

Wellness Programs and Outreach Services                                  
The following services are offered at the Margaret Todd Senior Center in partnership with the Novato Independent Elders Program (NIEP). NIEP is a program of Episcopal Senior Communities, a nondenominational nonprofit organization. NIEP operates out of the Margaret Todd Senior Center and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Novato seniors. Center membership is encouraged in order to participate in the wellness programs and outreach services. For more information on any of the programs listed below, please visit the Novato Independent Elders Program website, or call 415-899-8296.

Eat Well Services

  • Margaret Todd Cafe - Lunch provided by Good Earth Natrual Foods, Tues-Thurs.
  • Brown Bag Program - Every Wednesday, 1pm-2:30pm. 
  • Senior Produce Market - 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 10-11am.
  • Home-Delivered Grocery Program

Be Well Services

  • Equipment Loans - Wheelchairs and walkers only.
  • Blood Pressure Clinics - 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 10am-12pm.
  • Prescription Drop-Off Program - 1st Monday of each month.

Information & Assistance

  • Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
  • Legal Services2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 11am-1pm.
  • Postal Carrier Alert Program
  • Senior Housing Information
  • Victim/Witness Protection Program
  • Educational Workshops 
  • Yard Maintenance Program
  • Senior Center Without Walls
  • Telephone Reassurance Program

Multicultural Services

  • Citzenship Class - Tuesdays from 4-5:30pm.
  • English as a Second Language - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-3:45pm.
  • Alma Latina
  • Spanish/English Translation

 

Donations
The Margaret Todd Senior Center accepts donations, memorials and remembrances that will be designated for Center program use. Please complete our Donations Form, which is available at the Center.                                                 

 

Financial Assistance                                                        
The Senior Citizens Financial Assistance Program is established to provide an opportunity for Novato seniors, who, because of economic hardship, are unable to participate in City-sponsored classes and membership.  The program is established and funded solely by donations and is administered by the staff at the Margaret Todd Senior Center.  Financial assistance is provided to adults (50 years or older) who reside within the city limits of Novato.  Funding is 50% of the program fee, with a maximum of $75 per eligible fiscal year July 1 though June 30. 

 

Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in volunteering?  Check out our list of opportunities and let us know if you are interested.  Call 415-899-8290 for more information.

 

Facility Rental
The Margaret Todd Senior Center is an ideal location for wedding receptions, dances, parties, meetings and seminars.  The auditorium has a large wooden dance floor, stage, PA/sound system, commercial kitchen, and can accommodate up to 280 people (theater seating) and 228 (dining).  If you’re looking for a smaller room, the Center has several meeting rooms that are ideal for classes, meetings, and seminars.  Rental fees vary depending upon room, and duration of the event.   

We hope that the Margaret Todd Senior Center will meet the needs of your upcoming event.  For more information, or to schedule a tour, please contact a facility reservation staff member by calling 415-899-8290.  

Links to...


NIEP Community Partners:

Marin Community Foundation





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