What we're about

Salt and Pepper Members are a group of welcoming, interested adults, aged 50 plus, who like to enjoy activities with other couples. Gatherings include a mix of new and familiar faces, with an opportunity to make long lasting friends. We share common interests and explore new ideas through a variety of activities in the Palo Alto area.

Salt and Pepper members support and encourage each other in healthy life transitions. Our group includes retirees or those thinking about retiring, grandparents, East Coast transplants, dog lovers, gym rats, dancers, volunteers, empty nesters, travelers, sports fans, gardeners, hikers, philanthropists, internationals, and more. We'd love to get to know you better, too.

Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Upcoming events (5+)

Hike and Picnic at Foothills Park

Foothills Park entrance

Welcome couples over 50. We are a friendly group who enjoy hiking and other activities together as we build community and friendships. Come for part or all of the hike and /or picnic afterwards. Foothills Park is restricted to residents and their guests so this is a great time to visit as our guest! Foothills Park is a nature lover's paradise, providing spectacular views of the Bay Area. Wildlife abounds. It's common to see deer, turkey, coyotes, and the occasional bobcat. We'll hike past chaparral, woodlands, fields, streams, and a lake. Schedule: 8:20: Meet at gate off Page Mill Road*** 8:30 Park at Interpretive Center 8:35 Ranger talk about park. 9:00 Approx 4 mile hike is moderate with some significant inclines, connecting trails with varying terrains and a 950ft Vista Point. 11:00am Picnic at Orchard Glen at Foothills Please bring picnic food for 8, and something to sit on in case the tables are taken. I will bring recyclable paperware/water pitcher. When you RSVP add your partner as your guest. In discussion below please add your full names and what picnic food you will share. (I need list of names to allow entrance. If you don't want to post your names in discussion then email me privately) ****Please be on time since you will need to be accompanied by a Palo Alto Resident. I will also send out text to those who RSVP so you can reach me for emergencies. No dogs allowed on weekends.

Popular Improv Show and Dinner in Fremont

Join our friendly group as we celebrate a traditional holiday at a hilarious improv show! We'll enjoy dinner together before a special Improv show at popular Made Up Theatre. Come for dinner, the show or both. When you RSVP please add your partner as your guest. 6:30 We'll meet for dinner at Khan Karahi Kabob, casual restaurant in Fremont close to theatre. 7:40 Head over to nearby Madeup Theatre. The show starts at 8:00pm You will need a ticket for the show and recommend you order online before they sell out. For more information:or to purchase your ticket ($12-$15) https://madeuptheatre.com/upcoming-shows/halloween-spooktacular/ https://www.khankarahikabob.com

"Music Ala Mode" in Menlo Park

University Avenue

Our group is welcoming and easy to join. This is a great opportunity to spend time with old friends and meet new people. We'll enjoy an evening of singing, dancing, live music, and wine. The HK band will play music from the 60's and 70's at Barbara and Barry's home in Menlo Park. Please bring wine and a desert to share. List a favorite song or band from the 60s or 70s in discussion below so we can anticipate a great song list. Please RSVP early as space is limited. Add your partner as a guest. I will send out address a few days before event. No parking on University. OK to Park on side streets

Gamble Gardens and Brunch in Palo Alto

Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden

Spend a beautiful November morning exploring a unique three-acre garden on a guided garden tour. We'll then head to brunch at Hobees Restaurant in Palo Alto. Please join other friendly couples for the garden tour, brunch or both! The Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden has a rich legacy, a commitment to education, and year-round beauty. The historic two-and-a-half acre property includes a rose garden, cutting garden, formal herb garden, demonstration bed, wisteria garden, and an allée. 9:45 Assemble at entrance of Gamble Garden 10:00 Free guided garden tour. The November guided garden tour will focus on the fascinating life of seeds! 12:00 Head over to Hobees for brunch and social time. https://www.gamblegarden.org/ https://hobees.com/locations/palo-alto/ Street parking available. Please RSVP and add your partner as your guest.

Past events (22)

Downton Abbey Movie and Dinner in Mountain View

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