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Together Again Community Festival highlights reconnection and community

The Senior Center in Central Park and the Huntington Beach Council on Aging are presenting a community festival highlighting senior service providers, community groups, city departments, healthy foods and a diverse lineup of entertainment. Together Again will offer seniors a chance to reconnect with friends and discover new resources in the community. Vendor booths and tables will be located in and around the Center, located at 18041 Goldenwest Street in Huntington Beach.

Presentations from sponsors include Handling Stress, Sex and Aging and practical matters with Advance Care Directives. Major festival sponsors include MemorialCare Medical Group, Hoag, Aetna Medicare, Huntington Beach Hospital, Optum, and MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center. Other sponsors include Pinnacle Strategies Insurance & Financial Services, Encompass Heath Rehabilitation Hospital of Tustin and CalOptima. The Huntington Beach Council on Aging will begin their membership campaign for 2022 at the event.

Participating community groups include the LGBTQ Center OC, Assistance League of HB, OC Bar Association, Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra and the Braille Institute. City services, including the HB Fire Department, Public Works and HBPD. Senior Center groups including the Woodcarvers Club, Fish and Rec Club and the Handicrafters will be located in the lobby.

Together Again will also feature a diverse lineup of entertainment including local reggae, surf and rock favorites, Cali Conscious. The Dixiedelics jazz band will kick things off. Local favorites, TUPUA, will perform Polynesian dancing. Red Boy Productions will feature Native American dancing and drumming.
Proceeds from the event will help fund social service programs at the Senior Center including direct services to the homebound and elderly and transportation.

Admission is FREE with free parking available at the HB Library across the street from the Senior Center. Shuttle service will be available. For more information, go to hbcoa.org or contact the Center at 714-536-5600.

This article was released by the Huntington Beach Council on Aging.