Welcome to Sons In Retirement, Branch # 161. Our members come from Discovery Bay, Brentwood, and surrounding Communities. Celebrating our 33rd year (2024).

SIR Branch 161 news updates

In addition to our monthly newsletter, news updates are communicated via email.

SIR Branch 161 upcoming luncheon meeting dates

Luncheon meetings are held monthly at the Discovery Bay Country Club, usually on the 2nd Tuesday. But this can and does occasionally change (e.g. our January, 2024 meeting was held on the fourth Tuesday). Be sure to check the latest newsletter for the next meeting date.

Branch 161 Activities

Our members participate in a number of activities, including, bowling, golf, pickleball, tennis, RVing and cycling, in addition to less stressful activities such as wine tasting. We hold monthly luncheon meetings with informative speakers or good entertainment, and hold a monthly dinner-with-the-ladies that spouses & significant others attend. Read more about these and other Branch 161 activities in our latest newsletter (see links under Newsletters in the menu above).

About Sons In Retirement

We are a branch of Sons In Retirement, a nonprofit public benefit organization for men. The mission of SIR is to enrich the lives of our members through fun activities and events – while making friends for life. Read more about the SIR organization and its branches by clicking the links under SIR Inc in the menu above.

SIR, Northern and Central California’s largest social club for active senior men, celebrated its 65th anniversary on July 23, 2023.

Established in 1958, SIR’s sole purpose is to bring together active seniors with diverse backgrounds and common interests. The club encourages its almost 9,000 members to participate in an array of well-organized activities like golf, bowling, hiking, biking, book clubs and wine tasting to name a few. Each branch hosts a monthly luncheon often with a professional speaker on topics of interest like the environment, AI, travel, health, science, and many other topics.

Notably, SIR holds the distinction of being the largest organization registered with the Northern California Golf Association, with over 60% of its members participating in local weekly golf outings and state-wide tournaments.

There are 85 non-profit SIR branches individually registered with the State of California.  SIR branches cover most of Northern California from Bakersfield to the Oregon border and San Francisco Bay to Nevada.