Aurora Fifty Plus Activities – April 2018

WELCOME COFFEE 
Enjoy a cup of coffee and a pastry while learning about the programs and activities offered at the Aurora Center for Active Adults.
251975 Apr. 13
Fri., 9:30-11 a.m.
Free, Pre-registration required.

 
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.) 
251918 Apr. 10-24 
Tue., 6-8 p.m.
$49 ($38 Resident)
 
EMAIL
Learn how to navigate your online email: create emails, attachments, reply, forward, security & more. Prereq: comfortable navigating internet.
251926 April 11
Wed., 9-11 a.m.
$17 ($13 Resident)
 
DIGITAL CAMERAS 
Learn how to utilize all the functions of your digital camera, taking better pictures, downloading photos, files & folders, scanning & more.
251930 Apr. 20-May 11
Fri., 1-3 p.m.
$59 ($45 Resident)
 
SIMPLE JEWELRY    
Learn techniques to make your own jewelry.  Instruction will include the correct way to string and weave the beads to create jewelry for yourself or gifts. 
251967 Apr. 16-30
Mon., 1-3 p.m.
$39 ($30 Resident)
 
MAH JONGG
Learn to play Mah Jongg or refresh your skills. Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy & calculation. It also involves a certain degree of chance.  Student may need to purchase annual game card.
251946 Apr. 5-May10
Thu., 1-3 p.m.
$59 ($45 Resident)
 
SOCIAL SECURITY  
Join a Social Security Administration Public Affairs Specialist, for an informational session on Social Security benefits. Program set to include information on the application process, including availability of online services & other topics.  
252118 Apr. 19 
Thu., 10-11:30 a.m.
Free, Pre-registration required.
 
WILLS, TRUSTS & POWER OF ATTORNEY 
Find out what you need to know.  Lots of time for questions & answers!  Presented by Wayne Stewart, Elder Law Attorney.
251978 Apr. 11
Wed., 10 a.m.-noon
$7 ($5 Resident)
 
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
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. Intended to promote overall well-being with practices to calm the mind, improve posture & balance, increase flexibility and build strength.
251881 April 3-24
251882 May 1-29
Tue., 10:15-11:15 a.m.
$33 ($25 Resident)
 
3 SIMPLE SECRETS SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S KNOW
What is Parkinson’s & how does it affect everyday movement? What are the best ways to fight back against changes in your body? What is most important for living well today & tomorrow? 
252140 Apr. 12
Thu., 10-11 a.m.
Free, Pre-registration required.
 
 
MAY MUSEUM OF BUGS
Come visit the World’s largest Private Insect Collection. With over 7,000 species of butterflies, moths, giant spiders, and bizarre beetles.  This Bug Museum is truly impressive. Lunch will be on your own in Colorado Springs.
251997 May 8
Tue., 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
$61 ($47 Resident) 
 
BRECKENRIDGE AND BEYOND TOUR
While enjoying springtime in the Rockies take a look at the past and present of Breckenridge on this escorted tour by Mike Pearl, President of the Rocky Mountain Guide Association.
252150 May 15
Tue., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.  
$85 ($65 Resident) Lunch on Own 
 
TRAVEL PRESENTATION
PREMIER WORLD DISCOVERY: MUSIC CITIES HOLIDAY
Discover the holiday lights and shows of Branson, Memphis and Nashville November 30, 2018 
252169 May 15 
Tue., 2 p.m.
Free, Pre-registration required.
 
SENIORS ‘88
Come be a part of Seniors ’88, a troupe of “young-at-heart” entertainers who perform for clubs, retirement homes, rehab centers and other community groups.
Choir Every Tue., 1.p.m.
 
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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