A friend is just someone you haven’t met yet.  And there are sure to be both old friends and new friends at Senior Awareness Day.  It’s a win-win! 

After taking in the exhibits and doing the fun walk, wouldn’t it be nice to sit a while and watch colorful, vibrant dancers?  Stockton has a wealth of dancers of every kind.  Come and be surprised and entertained.

Live music will make your toes want to tap.  Whatever your favorite music, the sound of our wonderful local musicians will add to the festive mood of the day.  

Over 100 Exhibitors

Way too numerous to list, you’re sure to find something in the more than 100 exhibits that will catch your interest. If you have an exhibit you’d like to share, there’s always room for one more.

For more information contact: Jill Hernandez @ 209-468-3788


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Talented Seniors Art Show

If you’re not an art lover, you could become one when you see the vibrant display of landscapes, seascapes, portraits and other images that our local seniors have created.  You’ll enjoy this exhibit, whether you’re looking for something to grace your walls or enjoying admiring the abilities of our talented local artists. 

Be part of the show!  Enter your art work and even demonstrate your skills.

Art Categories Include:

  • Works on Canvas
  • Works on Paper
  • 3-Dimensional
  • Photography

For more information contact: Teena Cruz @ 209-468-9434.

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Classic Car Show

Everyone from the young to the senior finds something fascinating about a car show, from “I used to have one just like that” to “I’d love to have that.” Stroll around and daydream. 

The 41st annual Senior Awareness Day event will be held at San Joaquin County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. This is a day to celebrate our senior community and to increase awareness of the many programs and services available to seniors throughout the county. One of our favored components of the event is the Classic Car Show.

The Senior Awareness Day Committee would like to invite you to display your classic car at this annual event. Please fill out the entry blank and the release of liability form completely (type or print legibly) and return to us.

Space is limited. Please return your registration information by April 30th to reserve a space for your vehicle,  there will be no room for your vehicle the day of the event. You will receive further instructions during the middle of May 2019.

Please have your car at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds between 6:30am - 8:00am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, to alleviate traffic congestion.

For more information contact: David Neves at 209-468-3812

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Mail Completed Classic Car Show Registration Forms To:

Senior Awareness Day Classic Car Show, Department of Aging

102 S. San Joaquin Street

Stockton, CA 95201

Join Gio's Wellness Walk

No pressure here.  Stroll or stride, getting there is half the fun while you enjoy fresh air in a lovely setting. 

Join in the fun and register for Gio's Wellness Walk (1.4 miles) during the 41st Annual Senior Awareness Day on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.   The pre-registration fee is $7.00 for alot of fun and great prizes. Pre-registration will guarantee your t-shirt size. Registration on the day of the event starts at 8:30 a.m. and is also $7.00.  All paid walkers receive a Senior Awareness Day T-shirt and the chance for prizes.

Pre-registration is due by Friday May 17, 2019

Registration begins at 8:30 in front of the Livestock Building.

Gio's Wellness Walk begins at 9 a.m. at San Joaquin County Fairgrounds.

There will be four “check-point” stations  along the walk. You will recieve a "Passport to Wellness" at registration. At each of the “check-points” your passport will be stamped.  At the finish line you will recieve your final stamp and turn in your completed passport to enter a drawing for prizes. 

Sponsored by the San Joaquin County Aging, Adult and Community Services Bureau and San Joaquin County Commission on Aging

Contact:   Linda Butler @ 209-468-3918  Jonah Salerno @ 209-468-3984 Jose Nava @ 209-487-2926

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