Aurora Fifty Plus Activities – Aug. 2018

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

ART OF WRITING  

Explore writing strategies & sharpen your creative writing skills.

254640 Aug. 2-23

Thu., 1-3 p.m.

$33 ($25 Resident)

303-739-7950 Call to register.  Aurora Center for Active Adults 30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora, Co. 80011

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.

254676 Aug. 7-28

Tue., 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

$13 ($10 Resident)

The Bunka Bunch

If you can’t make every class, just drop in.

$3/session if not enrolled

303-739-7950 Call to register.  Aurora Center for Active Adults 30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora, Co. 80011

QUILTING   

Learn an art that lasts a lifetime & create beautiful pieces. Learn & develop your skills as you work on a different quilt block & technique each month.  You will soon have a quilt ready to finish. Join the class at any month.  Supply list provided with registration.

Monday Quilt Block 

254686 Aug. 6

Mon., 1-4 p.m.

$16 ($12 Resident)

Saturday Quilt Block (room 109 & 110)

254690 Aug. 11

Sat., 9 a.m.-noon

$16 ($12 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 Prereq.)

254653 Aug. 10-24

Fri., 1-3 p.m.

$49 ($38 Resident)

INTRO TO WINDOWS 10

Take the mystery out of Windows 10.  Learn the basics to get going: start up/shut down, navigate the Start & Desktop screens, adding & using apps & programs. 

254649 Aug. 8

Wed., 1-3 p.m.

$17 ($13 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.)

254668 Aug. 7-21

Tue., 1-3 p.m.

$49 ($38 Resident)

SOCIAL INTERNET

FACEBOOK 101

Connect! Learn how to make a Facebook page, security factors & more.

254661 Aug. 6-20

Mon., 6-8 p.m.

$49 ($38 Resident)

ALZHIEMER’S EDUCATION  

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

254642 Aug. 2           

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

No fee, registration required.

MEDICARE BENEFITS

New to Medicare and Health Reform

254681 Aug. 9

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

No fee, 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.

254718 Aug. 8

Wed., 10 a.m.-noon

$7 ($5 Resident)

Leadville Tour

Living at 10,200 ft. of elevation gives one a different perspective. Explore the rich history of the nation’s highest municipality while reveling in Leadville’s contemporary vibe. Excursion includes admission to the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum. Mike Pearl from the Rocky Mountain Guide Association will be our docent. Fee includes, escort, transportation & docent. Lunch is on your own. 

255403 Aug. 7           

Tue., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

$73 ($56 Resident)

Mountain Town Music Festival – Keystone (walking symbol)

Dance the day away with free live music! National acts grace the River Run Village stage as Colorado food and art vendors line the streets for your enjoyment. Take part indulging in the best peach recipes as local vendors compete against each other.  It’s a celebration of all things Colorado! Warm summer days, great music and art, all in the heart of harvest season. Come join us for a day we won’t soon forget. Fee includes escort & transportation to Keystone. Festival is free.

255409 Aug. 18

Sat., 11:45 a.m.-9:30 p.m.      

$60 ($46 Resident)

BEGINNING PILATES

254513 Aug. 2-30

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

$33 ($25 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.

254522 Aug. 7-28

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

$33 ($25 Resident)

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.