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Buena Vista Butterfly Farm Visits Women’s Connection

Buena Vista Butterfly Farm is a natural habitat to numerous species of butterflies located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. On August 17, Buena Vista Butterfly Farm made a special visit to O’Connor Woods! After a … read more


Once a month, Valley Oak residents Neil and Marie McKeever along with their German Shepherd, Sadie, pack up their van with donations and visit St. Mary’s Dining Room in downtown Stockton. The Clothing and Hygiene … read more

Residents Win Big During Price is Right Game Night

On July 28 as part of our Friday Night Live events, residents gathered in West Hall and took part in one of America’s favorite game shows, The Price is Right! Contestants completed against one another … read more

Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary Visits O’Connor Woods

Harvest Home, a two-acre animal sanctuary that serves to rescue and rehabilitate dozens of unique animals, made a very special visit to O’Connor Woods! Harvest Home has a wide variety of animal residents, including dogs, … read more

O’Connor Woods Awarded Best of San Joaquin

For the second year in a row, O’Connor Woods has been awarded the “Best of San Joaquin” award for Best Retirement Community of 2017! This award is voted on by San Joaquin Magazine readers and … read more

Residents Celebrate National Flag Day

What better way to welcome summer than with National Flag Day! This national holiday falls during the middle of June each year. Across the community, residents took the opportunity to celebrate the day by letting the … read more

Fitness Club Host Spring Continental Breakfast

On Wednesday May 31, The Fitness Club hosted a morning filled with a variety of exercises and served continental breakfast to residents! Residents enjoyed a variety of fitness classes, ranging from simple stretches to water … read more

Does the idea of leaving your home scare you?

If so, join us on Wednesday, June 28 for a downsizing conversation with Julie Cosgrove, a Senior Real Estate Specialist and owner of One Simple Solution. Julie will have the answers to some of your … read more

Residents Dance the Evening Away at Senior Prom

On May 5, residents gathered for an evening of laughter and dancing for a senior prom unlike any other! This special event was planned and hosted by Venture Academy’s HOSA students, with live music performed … read more

Residents Take Part in Kentucky Derby Festivities

And they’re off! On May 6, residents gathered in West Hall to watch the Kentucky Derby, and have a race of their own. Participating residents were given their very own thoroughbred stick-horse to decorate and … read more