Aurora 50+ Activities – Oct. 2017

ARTS & CRAFTS

Art of Writing
Explore writing strategies & sharpen your creative writing skills.
235532     Thu., Sept. 8-29,   1-3 p.m.   $39 ($30 Resident)

Color Pencil Technique
Study the principles of color pencil. This class is beginner-friendly.
235588     Fri., Sept. 9-Oct. 14   10 a.m.-noon   $59 ($45 Resident)

Drawing Foundations
No experience needed. Learn how to draw using basic drawing methods, measurement, basic volumes, rendering light & showdown using paper, graphite pencil & eraser.
235591     Fri., Sept. 9-Oct. 14     1-3 p.m.    $59 ($45 Resident)

Aromatherapy
Bring aromatherapy into your everyday routine.  Make & take two simple projects in class. Supplies included.
237979     Sat., Sept. 24   9 a.m.-noon     $34 ($26 Resident)

METAL ARTS
Learn about metals, how they are mined & used. Students will then make a metal work of art.  Supplies included.
Simple Silversmith Pendent
Make you own sterling silver pendant with a stone.
237978     Mon., Sept. 19     1-4 p.m.     $55 (42 Resident)

Rubber Stamping
Learn new stamping techniques while making three cards to send with your best wishes.
235633     Tue., Sept. 13    1-3 p.m.     $13 (10 Resident)

Rubber Stamping Drop-In
Use our supplies while being creative. No instruction, volunteers are available for assistance.
235637     Tue., Sept. 27    1-3 p.m.     No Fee, Registration required

BRAIN BOOSTERS

Italian Connection
Continue to learn Italian grammar, vocabulary & expressions along with the culture of Italy.  Textbook used is “Learn Italian the Fast & Fun Way” by Marcel Danesi.
235598     Wed., Sept. 7-Oct. 12     9-10:30 a.m.     $68 ($52 Resident)

Spanish
Learn Spanish, communicate with new people & strengthen your brain – all at the same time! Purchase required textbook at Barnes & Nobles or online & bring to class.
Beginner 1 – Part 1
235642     Wed., Sept. 7-Oct. 12     12:30-2 p.m.     $68 ($52 Resident)

Beginner 3
235656     Mon., Sept. 12-Oct. 17     10-11:30 a.m.     $68 ($52 Resident)
235644     Thu., Sept. 8-Oct. 13      9-10:30 a.m.       $68 ($52 Resident)

Intermediate 1
235646     Tue., Sept. 6-Oct. 11        noon-1:30 p.m.   $68 ($52 Resident)
Intermediate 3
235652      Fri., Sept. 9-Oct. 14      11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    468 ($52 Resident)

FUN & INFORMATIVE

Intro to Line Dancing
237961     Thu., Sept. 8-Oct. 27   10:45-11:45 a.m.     $42 (32 Resident)

Safe Online Banking
Learn to safely manage your banking online & to identify & report scams & frauds.
235584     Thu., Sept. 29     10-11:30 a.m.     No Fee, Pre-registration required

Good Grief
Grief is a normal, predictable part of life, explore the stages of the grieving process & how to best manage the feelings associated with it.
235594     Thu., Sept. 22      10-11:30 a.m.     No Fee, Pre-registration required

New to Medicare
235609     Thu., Sept. 8      10-11:30 a.m.     No Fee, Pre-registration required
 
Wills Trusts & Power of Attorney
Find out what you need to know.  Lots of time for questions & answers!
235665     Wed., Sept. 14               10 a.m. – noon     $7 ($5 Resident)

COMPUTERS

Computer Basics for Newer Users
235543     Wed., Sept. 7-21     $49 ($38 Resident)

Intro to Windows 10
235547  Thu., Sept. 15    9-11 a.m.    $17 ($13 Resident)
235548  Mon., Sept. 26     6-8 p.m.     $17 (413 Resident)

Microsoft Word 1
235568     Sat., Sept. 10-24     9-11 a.m.     $49 ($38 Resident)

Internet Exploration Basics
235556     Fri., Sept. 16-30     1-3 p.m.    $49 ($38 Resident)

Social Internet – Facebook 101
Connect! Lean how to make a Facebook page, security factors & more.
235560     Thu., Sept. 8-22     6-8 p.m.    $49 ($38 Resident)

DAY TRIPS

Cussler Museum
237914     Wed., Sept. 14     10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.     $26 ($20 Resident)

DHT:  City Park Walking Tour
237915      Fri., Sept. 16     10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.    $33 ($25 Resident)

Baker St. Home Tour
237934     Sat., Sept. 17     10:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.     $46 ($35 Resident)

Rockies vs St. Louis Cardinals
237917      Wed., Sept. 21     11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.     $46 ($33 Resident)

DINING ADVENTURES

Rose Tea Room
237938      Fri., Sept. 9     10:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m.     $52 ($40 Resident)

Seafood Mystery Meal
237940     Mon., Sept. 12    11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m.     $13 ($10 Resident)

HIGH COUNTRY HIKES

French Pass          237947      Tue., Sept. 6

Mohawk Lakes    237948      Tue., Sept. 13

CO Trail               237949        Tue., Sept. 20

Tanglewood          237950     Tue., Sept. 27
Depart: 7:30 a.m.  Return: 5 p.m.  $31 (24 Resident)

FITNESS

FALL WELLNESS EXTRAVAGANZA AT ACAA
Expand your fitness horizons!  Enjoy FREE class demonstrations of Cane Kung Fu, Drums Alive, Zumba, Yoga & more!  Recharge with healthy refreshments, visit with sponsors who have great giveaways & enter to win great prizes!
Fri., Sept. 16   10 a.m.-2 p.m. FREE

QUICK & EASY MEALS UNDER $5
238097     Fri., Sept. 16     9-9:45 a.m.    FREE, Pre-registration required

STAY SHARP & MOVE SMART
Staying sharp, retaining memory & living an active & healthy lifestyle is a concern for many as we age.  Maintain your ability to drive & live independently using tips & tricks that may help to prevent certain diseases such as Dementia.  This talk will provide you with exercise-based strategies to manage your brain health.
237173     Fri., Sept. 16     10-11 a.m.    FREE, Pre-registration required

Advanced Tai Chi Chu’Uan
236021    Fri., Sept. 2-30    8:30-9:15 a.m.    $47 ($36 Resident)

Beginning Pilates
236027     Thu., Sept. 1-29     10:15-11:15 a.m.   $33 ($25 Resident)  

Golden Barre
236031     Fri., Sept. 2-30      11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    $33 ($25 Resident)

SERVICES

VOA Lunch
Hot meals served to seniors 60+ by Volunteers of America
Monday-Thursday, 11:45 a.m.
Donations requested
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
auroragov.org/adults50plus

VNA Health Clinics
Mon., Sept. 12 & 26, 9 a.m.-noon
To schedule an appointment, call VNA, 303.698.6496

Aurora Commission for Seniors
The mission of the Aurora Commission for Seniors is to improve the quality of life for seniors in Aurora.  As part of its outreach effort, the Commission is interested in hearing ideas and suggestions about needs and issues of seniors living in Aurora. If you would like a member of the Aurora Commission for Seniors to be a guest speaker at your community organization, please call the Commission at 303.739.7945 or email: acs@auroragov.org. If you would like to be on an email list to receive important information on senior issues, please send your email address to theacs@auroragov.org. The Commission meets at the Aurora Center for Active Adults the 1st Monday of month, 1 p.m.  Guests are welcome.