Aurora Fifty Plus Activities – July 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.

DIGITAL CAMERAS
Learn how to utilize all the functions of your digital camera, taking better pictures, downloading photos, files & folders, scanning & more.
254663 July 19-Aug. 9
● Thu., 1-3 p.m.
● $59 ($45 Resident)

JAPANESE BUNKA
This needlework art form is completed with a punch needle & an unique thread from Japan. Kit needs to be ordered prior to class. Call for information.
254675 July 3-31
254676 Aug. 7-28
● Tue., 10 a.m.-noon
● $13 ($10 Resident)
THE BUNKA BUNCH
If you can’t make every class, just drop in.
● $3/session if not enrolled

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.)
254652 July 17-31
● Tue., 6-8 p.m.
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.
254655 July 16
● Mon., 6-8 p.m.
254719 Aug. 8
● Wed., 1-3 p.m.
● $17 ($13 Resident)

ADVANCED WINDOWS 10
Would you like to learn more to Windows10 beyond the Intro class? This class will explain in more detail apps, programs & more.
254650 July 23
● Mon., 6-8 p.m.
254720 Aug. 15
● 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 & typing.
254667 July 14-28
● Sat., 9-11 a.m.
254668 Aug. 7-21
● Tue., 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.
254670 July 11-25
● Wed., 6-8 p.m.
● $49 ($38 Resident)

DRAWING
Learn the principles of composition, perspective & shadow rendering. Experiment with charcoal, graphite pencil, pen & ink, or color pencils.
253051 July 20-Aug. 24
● Fri., 1-3 p.m.
● $59 ($45 Resident) 50+
● $75 ($58 Resident) adults under 50
● Supply list available.

FUNDAMENTALS OF REAL ESTATE
INVESTING
How to Take Advantage of this Buyer’s
Market & Profit in Real Estate
Create wealth, save on taxes, create cash flow & learn about management-free real estate ownership. The instructor, Jim Flint, CRS, has 30 yrs. experience with real estate in five states. There is a $20 material fee due to instructor at time of class.
254635 July 10
254188 Aug. 21
● Tue., 5:15-8:30 p.m.
● $25

MANAGING YOUR RENTAL PROPERTIES
Learn how to avoid trouble & vacancies, how to screen your prospective tenants & keep the bad ones out. Be aware of dos & don’ts when dealing with tenants. The instructor, Jason Meyer, is a 10-year veteran property manager & currently manages over 400 units. There is a $20 material fee due to instructor at time of class.
256231 July 12
256232 Aug. 23
● Thu., 6-9:15 p.m.
● $25

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.
254677 July 12-Aug. 16
● Thu., 1-3 p.m.
● $59 ($45 Resident)

SPANISH
Learn Spanish, communicate with new people & strengthen your brain – all at the same time! Purchase required text book at Barnes & Noble or online & bring to the first class.
Spanish –Beginner 1 part 1*
254700 June 6-July 11
● No class July 4
● Wed., 10-11:30 a.m.
Spanish –Beginner 1 part 2
254702 July 25-Aug. 29
● Wed., 10-11:30 a.m.
Spanish – Beginner 2
254703 July 23- Aug. 27
● Mon., 6-7:30 p.m.
Spanish – Beginner 2
254705 July 24-Aug. 28
● Tue., noon-1:30 p.m.
Spanish – Beginner 3
254707 July 23-Aug. 27
● Mon., 12:30-2 p.m.
Spanish –Intermediate 1
● No class July 4
254713 July 25-Aug. 29
● Wed., 6-7:30 p.m.
Spanish – Intermediate 1
254711 July 24-Aug. 28
● Tue., 10-11:30 a.m.
Spanish – Conversational
254709 July 23-Aug. 27
● Mon., 10-11:30 a.m.
● $70 ($54 Resident)
● $59 ($45 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
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)

R&B DANCE, DRUM & JAM
Music, fitness & fun are all combined for this high energy & interactive drum class. We will use exercise balls & drum sticks to play along with your favorite R&B tunes. Refreshments provided.
255062 July 20
● Fri., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
● Drop-In Fee, Pre-Registration Required

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 & build strength, this class is suitable for anyone who prefers a relaxed pace & a quiet, mindful yoga practice.
254520 July 3-31
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 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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