Health Maintenance, learn strategies to maintain your health and well being, including health screenings and other preventive measures to retain independence, 2:30 to 4 p.m., free, Sunrise Assisted Living of Santa Monica, 1312 15th Street, RSVP: 800.516.5323.
Write-Away, inspiration, direction, and support for 50-plus writers, 12 to 2:30 p.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, 310.458.8681.
A Serious Man, the Coen Brothers’ contemporary take on the book of Job, 3 p.m., free, MLK Jr. Auditorium, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600.
Fairview Knitters, 3:30 p.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, 310.458.8681.
Literature Book Group discusses Don Quixote by Cervantes, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, 310.458.8681.
Your Digestive Health, 7 p.m., free, Multipurpose Room, Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard, 310.458.8600.
Ballet/Flamenco Classes, with Thais C. Leavitt, Wednesdays, 2 to 3 p.m., Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 Sixth Street., 310. 393.2721 x129.
Bridge, for seniors, every Monday, 1 to 3 p.m., free, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Boulevard, 310.458.8681.
Center for Partially Sighted, assistance for vision problems, 310.458.3501.
Family Services of Santa Monica, mental health services, 310.451.9747.
Joy of Movement, a class that combines breathing, movement, stretching, and meditation, with Lana Gay, Thursdays, 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m., DeWind Room, Senior Center, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 Sixth Street, 310.393.2721 x129.
Meals on Wheels West, in-home meals, service area includes Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, and parts of Marina Del Rey, contact 310.394.5133.
Red Cross of Santa Monica, health services, 310.394.3773.
Santa Monica Senior Center, featuring enrichment activities, educational seminars, fitness activities, ballroom dancing, bridge, discussion groups, and more, for anyone over 50, 1450 Ocean Avenue, 310.458.8644.
SMC Emeritus College, features classes in art, computer training, health, human relations, and more, 1227 Second Street, www.smc.edu/emeritus.
Tap Dance, with Allison Faoro, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Mondays, Beginner II, 2:15 to 3 p.m., Mondays, Beginner I, Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 Sixth Street, 310. 393.2721 x129.
Westside Center for Independent Living, assistance for seniors living independently, 310.390.3611.
WISE and Healthy Aging, offers independent living support, money management, health services, education, advocacy, care management, housing assistance, and other services. 1527 Fourth Street, 310.394.9871.