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Reservations for free transportation to our National Senior Citizens Day event start today

The City of El Centro invites residents to embark on an exciting global journey to celebrate National Senior Citizens Day with an “Around the World” themed extravaganza!

The City of El Centro, in collaboration with Imperial County’s Public Administrator/Area Agency on Aging, Behavioral Health, Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego, El Centro Regional Medical Center, Calexico Wellness Center, Pacific Southwest Community Development Corporation, and the City of Calexico Housing Authority will be hosting the event in honor of National Senior Citizens Day.

The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, August 21, 2023, at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Pavilion, 770 Park Avenue in El Centro. The event will have cultural exploration, games, music, and heartwarming camaraderie. The event is free and open to the public.

“Through events like the ‘Around the World’ celebration on National Senior Citizens Day, we aim to promote joy, connection, and appreciation for our elderly population,” said City of El Centro Mayor Martha Cardenas-Singh.

Free transportation will also be provided to the event. For information on reserving transportation to the event, contact Karla Flores at 442-265-7032 if calling from July 31 to August 3, or Luz Vallejo at 760-332-5055 from August 7 through August 11. The deadline to reserve a spot is August 11.

Those interested in providing a booth for the event, contact Leah Arellano at 760-370-0160 or via email at The deadline to submit a booth entry is August 17.

For more information on the event, call the El Centro Adult Center at 760-370-0160.

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