Aurora Center for Active Adults – May 2018

Looking for something fun to do?  The Aurora Center for Active Adults, at 30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora Colorado 80011, offers a large variety of classes, activities and programs to choose from.  Call 303.739.7950 for details and to register.

JAPANESE BUNKA * 

This needlework art form is completed with a punch needle and a unique thread from Japan.  Kit needs to be ordered prior to class.  Call for information.

251945 May 1-22

Tue., 10 a.m.–noon

$13 ($10 Resident)

SIMPLE JEWELRY 2*   

Advance your skills from simple jewelry while practicing new & harder techniques.

252299 May 7-21

Mon., 1-3 p.m.

$39 ($30 Resident)

COMPUTER BASICS for Newer Users

Basic computer skills designed for the newer computer user.  Terminology, navigating around the desktop, internet, using the mouse, Microsoft Word & more using Windows 10. (No Prereqs.)

251919 May 9-23

Wed., 1-3 p.m.

$49 ($38 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD 1

Create & edit documents. Learn how to use different fonts, cut, copy, & paste, align pages, save, files & folders, print. Prereq: comfortable with using a mouse and typing.

251937 May 3-17

Thu., 1-3 p.m.

$49 ($38 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD 2

Take Word 1 a step further learning bullets, tabs, page breaks, borders, symbols, headers & footers, plus more. Prereq: Word 1 or knowledge of basic word functions.

251938 May 5-19

Sat., 9-11 a.m.

$49 ($38 Resident)

ALZHIEMER’S EDUCATION  

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease as a way to highlight the challenges they face every day.

251911 May 3            

Thu.,10–11:30 a.m.

No fee, registration required.

AARP – SAFE DRIVING COURSE

May 4

Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

1.888.227.7669/ register

Aurora Center for Active Adults 30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora, Co. 80011

LOW VISION SUPPORT

A-3 Colorado – (American Council of the Blind CO)

May 21

Mon., 10 a.m.

303-831-0117/info

FIFTY PLUS FITNESS WEIGHT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Rising obesity rates are a major concern in North America. Obesity is a risk factor for many chronic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension & cardiovascular disease. Managing one’s weight is one factor in preventing such chronic diseases. Learn about creating long-term approach to a healthy life style. This workshop will cover topics such as fad diets, dietary guidelines, what nutrients are and how much your body needs, how to read food labels, what is my ideal weight, portion control & more.

252130 May 1-22

Tue., 1-2:30 p.m.

$48 ($36 Resident)

YOGA FOR ARTHRITIS & BACK CARE

This mat yoga class offers gentle, mindful movement to ease muscular tension & reduce joint stiffness & other chronic pain & discomfort. Intended to promote overall well-being with practices to calm the mind, improve posture & balance, increase flexibility and build strength, this class is suitable for anyone who prefers a relaxed pace & a quiet, mindful yoga practice.

251882 May 1-29

Tue., 10:15-11:15 a.m.

$33 ($25 Resident)

CINCO DE MAYO ZUMBA

Come join our Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in May! The Fiesta begins with a 30-minute class of easy to learn salsa moves followed by opening the floor to sultry salsa music & dance. The Fiesta will end with your best swing to tear open a piñata!

251867 May 4 ●        

Fri., 10-11:30 a.m.

Drop-In Fee, Pre-registration required.

GARDEN OF THE GODS PRIVATE TOUR

Nestled near the base of one of the most famous mountains in the west. Garden of the Gods is a product of geological uplift associated with the rise of Pikes Peak. Come walk the park with a private guide as we learn the history and geography of this registered National Natural Landmark.

252000 May 18                   

  • Fri., 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • $85 ($65 Resident)      
  • Last day to register/cancel: May 2
  • Lunch on own in Co City

DHT: Colorado Views Tour

Denver History Tours will take us on a journey over Loveland Pass. Hop on the van and come see the breathtaking scenery of the Front Range accompanied by a dose of history. Lunch will be held in serene Georgetown, CO.

252002 May 24 

  • Thu., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • $69 ($53 Resident)
  • Lunch on own

 
PIC NIC IN THE PARK (RMNP)

A day in the park awaits! Join our group as we check out various portions of the eastern side of Rocky Mountain National Park. From waterfalls & lakes to abandoned ski resorts & the Continental Divide, the day will be full of beautiful scenery and mountain vibes. A pic-nic lunch is included in the price of tour. Some areas of the itinerary require walking to view points.

252003 May 31 

  • Thu., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.            
  • $92 ($72 Resident)
  • Includes Lunch

 
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 the acs@auroragov.org. The Commission meets at the Aurora Center for Active Adults the 1st Monday of month, 1 p.m.  Guests are welcome.


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