Clubs and Organizations at the VMSC

Clubs & Organizations

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The VMSC hosts a wide variety of Clubs. Check out the information below and you might find the group you’ve been looking for.

American Association of Retired Persons 746

10:30am - Noon • 3rd Wednesday of the month
Goldstar Room

AARP Chapter 746, was founded to promote independence, dignity and a good quality of life for older persons. We have monthly meetings with speakers or entertainment following. We provide volunteer opportunities, many travel trips, meeting-day lunch gatherings and holiday luncheons. Donations from club assets are regularly made to local charities and to our Senior Center. 

AMVETS Post #53

11:00an-3:00pm • 4th Saturday of the month
Goldstar Room

AMVETS is a veteran’s service organization that is distinctive for its open-door policy. Eligibility for membership includes veterans from wars of all eras who have received an honorable discharge. We also welcome current service members, including the National Guard and Reserves, but we are not limited to combat or war veterans. Any person with an honorable discharge is welcome.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 16

11:00am - 3:00pm • 2nd Saturday of the month
Goldstar Room

If you have a service-related disability, the members of the Edmund Parrot Chapter 16 invite you to join our chapter. The DAV is dedicated to a single purpose: Building Better Lives for All of Our Nation’s Disabled Veterans and Their Families. This is done through our core values of service, quality, integrity and leadership in representation and advocacy services, now and in the future.

Fun After Fifty

10:30am - Noon • Every Tuesday
Theater • Bingo follows lunch

Dance - Last Friday of the month (except for Nov. & Dec.) 7:30-10pm. Other activities include monthly board meeting, entertainment and guest speakers with information of interest to seniors. We have pastries, weekly drawings for a free lunch and, sometimes, bags of groceries. Membership is $15/year and open to anyone 50 years and older. We have Bingo on Tuesdays after the lunch room is cleared. We have special luncheons during the year and a picnic in July.

Activities are not restricted to members only. Anyone can participate. However, you must be 18 years of age or older to play Bingo. Contact our bandleader, Dennis Berglund, at (650) 747-0264 for more info on our monthly dances.

Hearing Loss Association of the Peninsula

1:00 - 3:00pm • 1st Monday of the month
Goldstar Room

Learn how to thrive even with hearing loss. Questions and answers, refreshments and friendship. For more information, please call Raegene Castle at 650-369-4717. 

National Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE)

1:00 - 3:00pm • 3rd Saturday of the month
Goldstar Room

NARFE is a nonprofit, 501(c)5 membership association dedicated to protecting and improving the benefits of federal employees. NARFE has some 300,000 members: active federal employees, retirees, their spouses and survivors.

Native Daughters of the Golden West

7:00 - 9:30pm • 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month
Goldstar Room

The Order of the Native Daughters of the Golden West is a fraternal and patriotic organization founded on the following principles: Love of Home, Devotion to Flag, Veneration of Pioneers and Faith in the Existence of God. We believe in preserving the past, meeting the challenge of the present and fulfilling the dream of the future. Some of our projects are: Historical Landmarks, Civic Participation, California Missions, Children’s Foundations, Education & Scholarships and Environmental Issues. Anyone born in California can join our organization by contacting the head office in San Francisco at (800) 994-6349. Or visit our website: 

San Mateo County Retired Personnel Association

1:00 - 3:00pm • 4th Wednesday of the month
Goldstar Room

The San Mateo County Retired Personnel Association (SCORPA) was established in 1975 to provide a representative voice for all San Mateo county retirees before the Board of Supervisors, The SamCERA Retirement Board and the California Retired County Employees Association (CRCEA). Our general meetings are 4th Wednesday in January, April, July and October from 1-3:30pm with an informational speaker on subjects of interest which is mentioned in our bi-monthly newsletter. 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 69

12:30 - 3:00pm • 4th Saturday of the month
Goldstar Room

The objectives of the VFW are to serve needy veterans and their families, insure a strong national defense, and promote true patriotism and allegiance to the United States of America. Projects we support include: Little League, Boy Scouts of America, USO, Blue Star Mothers and monthly parties at the Menlo Park V.A. Hospital Nursing Home. We welcome all honorably discharged veterans and currently serving military personnel who have a campaign medal for service in a combat zone. Join us as “Veterans Serving Veterans.”

Vietnam Veterans of America, Steven Warren Memorial Chapter #464

10:00-11:00am • 4th Saturday of the month
Goldstar Room

Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally
chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA is organized as a not-for-profit corporation and is tax-exempt under Section 501 (c) (19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.