To have your non-profit event listed in Whistle Stop, send the date, time, location, and type of event by email to events@thewestsideexpress.com at least two weeks prior to the event. Please, no PDFs or photos.

Los Banos Christmas Toy Drive now through Dec. 1. Drop off at Chamber of Commerce, 932 6th St., Los Banos. For more information, call (209) 635-4872.

Elks Lodge Toy Drive now through Dec. 6. Donate at 565 E St., Los Banos. For more information call (209) 826-2282 or email bpoe2510@gmail.com

Registration is open now thru Dec. 23 for Los Banos Salvation Army kettle volunteers. Register at https://losbanos.salvationarmy.org

Registering now and year-round: Beyond Essentials Yoga (Adults), Aikido (Ages 5+ and Adults), Turn up 

with Sara (Ages 16+), Turn up with Sara Kidz Squad, First Aid CPR and AED Certification Class – Nov. 5 and Dec. 3. Register at https://losbanos.org/city-government/departments/recreation/ For more information, contact Parks and Recreation at parksandrecreation@losbanos.org or phone: 209-827-7034 ex. 10 or 11 

Today

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9 a.m. – Noon, Arts and Crafts at Community arts and crafts Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Tai Chi Movements (ages 50-plus) at Community Center Fitness Room

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Turn up with Sara Kidz Squad at Community Center Fitness Room

6 – 7 p.m. Turn up with Sara at Community Center Fitness Room

7 – 8:30 p.m. Pulse Youth Group at Community Center (general)

December 8

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

12:30 – 3 p.m. Recreational Bingo at Community Center Grand Room

4:30 – 5 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga for Kids at Community Center Fitness Room

December 9

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Aikido Class at Recreation Hall – Main Room

December 10

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Breakfast with Santa at Community Center (general)

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Aikido Class at Recreation Hall – Main Room

December 12

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9 a.m. – Noon, Arts and Crafts at Community arts and crafts Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Tai Chi Movements (ages 50-plus) at Community Center Fitness Room

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Turn up with Sara Kidz Squad at Community Center Fitness Room

6 – 7 p.m. Turn up with Sara at Community Center Fitness Room

December 13

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Senior Cards (Macho) at Community Arts and Crafts Room

4:30 – 5 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga for Kids at Community Center Fitness Center

5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga Class at Community Center Fitness Room

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Fall Youth Volleyball Games at Community Center Multi-purpose room

December 14

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9 a.m. – Noon, Arts and Crafts at Community arts and crafts Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Tai Chi Movements (ages 50-plus) at Community Center Fitness Room

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Turn up with Sara Kidz Squad at Community Center Fitness Room

6 – 7 p.m. Turn up with Sara at Community Center Fitness Room

7 – 8:30 p.m. Pulse Youth Group at Community Center (general)

December 15

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

12:30 – 3 p.m. Recreational Bingo at Community Center Grand Room

4:30 – 5 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga for Kids at Community Center Fitness Room

5:30 -8:30 p.m. Fall Youth Volleyball Games at Community Multi-Purpose Room

December 16

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Aikido Class at Recreation Hall – Main Room

December 17

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Aikido Class at Recreation Hall – Main Room

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fall Youth Volleyball Games at Community Center Multi-purpose Room

December 19

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9 a.m. – Noon, Arts and Crafts at Community arts and crafts Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Tai Chi Movements (ages 50-plus) at Community Center Fitness Room

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Turn up with Sara Kidz Squad at Community Center Fitness Room

6 – 7 p.m. Turn up with Sara at Community Center Fitness Room

December 20

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Senior Cards (Macho) at Community Arts and Crafts Room

4:30 – 5 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga for Kids at Community Center Fitness Center

5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga Class at Community Center Fitness Room

December 21

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9 a.m. – Noon, Arts and Crafts at Community arts and crafts Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Tai Chi Movements (ages 50-plus) at Community Center Fitness Room

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Turn up with Sara Kidz Squad at Community Center Fitness Room

6 – 7 p.m. Turn up with Sara at Community Center Fitness Room

7 – 8:30 p.m. Pulse Youth Group at Community Center (general)

December 22

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Blood Drive at Community Center Grand Room

4:30 – 5 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga for Kids at Community Center Fitness Room

December 23

Community Center Office Closed

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Aikido Class at Recreation Hall – Main Room

December 24

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Aikido Class at Recreation Hall, Main Room

December 26

Community Center Closed

December 27

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Senior Cards (Macho) at Community Arts and Crafts Room

4:30 – 5 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga for Kids at Community Center Fitness Center

5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga Class at Community Center Fitness Room

December 28

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9 a.m. – Noon, Arts and Crafts at Community arts and crafts Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Tai Chi Movements (ages 50-plus) at Community Center Fitness Room

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Turn up with Sara Kidz Squad at Community Center Fitness Room

6 – 7 p.m. Turn up with Sara at Community Center Fitness Room

December 29

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

4:30 – 5 p.m. Beyond Essentials Yoga for Kids at Community Center Fitness Room

December 30

Community Center Office Closed

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Walking Class (adults/seniors) at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Zumba Class and Community Center Fitness Room

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Open Gym Pickle Ball at Community Center Multi-Purpose Room

December 31

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Aikido Class at Recreation Hall, Main Room

January 1

New Year’s Day

January 2

Community Center Closed

Rich Matheson

This is a sample bio for the author, Rich Matheson. Rich enjoys Bang Energy Drink™, good Kung Pao, and long walks in the rain.