Category: Out and About

October 16, 2018

BBQ at Lake Merritt

We were able to squeeze in one more extraordinary outing this month. With over 20 residents, our largest number on an outing, we spent the afternoon at the lake. JoJo barbequed hamburgers and hot dogs and all the fixins. Music from our residents playlists made a big difference and everyone had a great day. There is […]

October 4, 2018

Active Aging Week – Extraordinary Outing to Oakland’s Historic Fairyland

While celebrating active aging week we decided to have an extraordinary outing. We went to fairyland for the day and 17 residents and some families joined us, along with staff of course. The residents watching the toddlers at the park was priceless. We had our lunch there and enjoyed fantastic weather.

June 14, 2016

Pixar Studios

We were invited to Pixar Studios by Jaime, the daughter of Marjory. Thank you so much for the tour and giving us a chance to see what it takes to make an animated film. Pixar houses 1,200 employees and is a beautiful campus started by Steve Jobs. At the campus, there is a showcase of all […]

June 14, 2016

Lakeside Park Safari Outing

Donned in our homemade shirts we started our day. Our Destination for our extraordinary outing was Safari West in Santa Rosa. The road trip was only 1 1/2 hours long and when we arrived there was a beautiful BBQ lunch awaiting us. After lunch we boarded a huge tram that took us through the animal preserve which […]

October 16, 2015

The Pumpkin Patch

Gathering pumpkins became an exciting outing today. Bob was able to pick the perfect pumpkin and Shirley brought her gloves just in case the pumpkins were dirty. Each resident will paint their pumpkin picks in Brittany's art class.

July 29, 2015

Oh Happy Day!

Lakeside Park residents are grateful today for the new bus that was purchased for our scenic rides. Carol Shon, a San Francisco native, got to board first for a ride to San Francisco. As you can see, all had a wonderful time looking out at the San Francisco bay as they crossed the bridge in […]

June 9, 2014

Outing to Lake Chabot

Lake Chabot is nestled in Castro Valley and is very well known for its hiking trails, bird watching and fishing. Our residents love to sit on the deck and watch the birds and the people coming off the boats after a day of fishing. Our Maintenance Director, TJ, fishes at Lake Chabot on his days […]