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July Newsletter 2021

Celebrate National Senior Day


The Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center is celebrating National Senior Day with a luau in the lobby from 9-11 am on Friday, August 20. 

Stop by to celebrate with staff and receive a fun giveaway and lei. The event is sponsored by Monarch Healthcare. 



Drop-and-Go Food Collection Drive

food drive

As part of an ongoing effort to help folks in need, the City is hosting another food collection drive from 9-11 am on Saturday, August 21. The drive will benefit Family Assistance Ministries, which helps folks of all ages dealing with food insecurity.  Non-perishable and canned food items are requested. 

Simply place your donations in your trunk, drive-up and volunteers will collect the donation. Tax-deductible receipts are available.       


Turning Silver into Gold Senior Conference


As part of an ongoing effort to help folks in need, the City is hosting another food collection drive from 9-11 am on Saturday, August 21. The drive Discover hidden treasures at your local senior center! Learn about the gems in your community that feature arts and culture, lifelong learning, navigating dating, and optimizing aging from 8:30 am to noon on Friday, September 24.

This is a hybrid in-person and virtual event. Register online today or call 949-470-8441. 

Limited in-person reservations are available. If you are interested in attending via Zoom, RSVP at

For more information contact,

New Recreation and Tennis Center Hours


The City of Mission Viejo is increasing operating hours at its four recreation and tennis facilities. Tennis center hours are now in place, and new operating hours go into effect on Monday, August 2 for the Montanoso and Sierra Recreation Centers. 

Marguerite Tennis Pavilion 
Monday – Friday     7 am-2 pm / 3-8:30 pm 
Saturday         7 am-7 pm
Sunday             7 am-2 pm 

The Felipe Tennis and Recreation Center
Monday – Sunday     7 am-2 pm
Tues / Wed / Thurs     3-8:30 pm

Montanoso Recreation Center
Monday         1-8 pm
Tuesday-Friday        6 am-8 pm
Saturdays         7 am-2 pm 
Sundays        Closed

Sierra Recreation Center
Monday-Friday        6 am-6 pm
Saturday-Sunday    7 am-2 pm

To coincide with expanding hours at Felipe, the following times will be available for drop-in pickleball: 

  • Monday – Sunday 7:30 – 9:30 am (7 days a week) / No reservation required.
  • Wednesday 5 pm - 6:30 pm / No reservation required.

For more information about pickleball play, hours, and options, email
Information about tennis play, hours, and more is available by contacting  
For questions about our recreation center amenities and hours, contact  


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