Aurora Fifty Plus Activities – June 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.

MEDICARE BENEFITS

The ABC’s of Medicare

254679 June 14

  • Thu.,10-11:30 a.m.
  • No fee, registration required
  • ACAA

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.

254716 June 13

  • Wed.,10 a.m.-noon
  • $7 ($5 Resident)
  • ACAA

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.

254714 June 22

  • Fri.,9:30 a.m.
  • No fee, registration required.
  • ACAA

 CROCHET & KNITTING

Ages 16 & older

Anyone can learn to knit or crochet. You can too! Class covers basic & advanced skills. Pattern reading & finishing. Bring a skein of light colored worsted weight yarn. Crochet: bring H-8 aluminum hook.

Knitters: bring 10-inch size #8 needles.

254633 June 4-July 9

  • Mon.,9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • $62 ($48 Resident)

254628 June 5-July 10

  • Tue.,6-8 p.m.
  • $62 ($48 Resident)
  • ACAA

JAPANESE BUNKA *

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

254674 June 5-26

  • Tue.,10 a.m.-noon
  • $13 ($10 Resident)
  • ACAA

SIMPLE JEWELRY *

Learn techniques to make your own jewelry. Instruction will include the correct way to string & weave the beads to create jewelry for yourself or gifts.

254697 June 13-27

  • Wed.,1-3 p.m.
  • $39 ($30 Resident)
  • ACAA

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.

254653 June 12

  • Tue.,9-11 a.m.
  • $17 ($13 Resident)
  • ACAA

EMAIL

Learn how to navigate your online email: create emails, attachments, reply, forward, security & more. Prereq: comfortable navigating internet.

254659 June 15

  • Fri.,1-3 p.m.
  • $17 ($13 Resident)
  • ACAA

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 classJuly 4
  • Wed.,10-11:30 a.m.
  • ACAA

WATERCOLOR & BEYOND

Use watercolors, pastels, colored pencils & acrylics to push the boundary of your art & create dynamic paintings that pack a punch. Supply list available.

253069 June 5-July 10

  • Tue.,6-8 p.m.
  • $80 ($60 Resident)
  • ACAA

DRAWING IN PENCIL, PASTEL

PENCIL & CHARCOAL

Explore the elements of drawing with pencil, pastel pencil, charcoal & more with artist Paul Birchak. A class for the beginner & intermediate artist.

253052 June 7-July 12

  • Thu.,6-8 p.m.
  • $80 ($60 Resident)
  • ACAA

 MINDFULNESS PRACTICES

FOR YOUR HEALTH

A holistic wellness education series for anyone seeking to manage everyday stress & develop sustainable habits for mindful & balanced living. This 4-week program is designed to foster well-being by engaging mind, body & spirit. Learn to incorporate tools from classical yoga’s ancient & timeless system of self-care into daily living.

255061 June 5-26

  • Tue.,1-3 p.m.
  • $48 ($36 Resident)
  • ACAA

HEALTHY SLEEPING HABITS

Learn how your sleeping habits are effecting your everyday life. We will discuss insomnia, sleep apnea, your body’s internal clock & how to maximize your energy!

256109 June 5

  • Tue.,10-11 a.m.
  • Free, Pre-Registration Required
  • ACAA

35th Annual Breckenridge Arts Festival

“The 35th Annual Breckenridge July Art Festival is now ranked at #59 in Sunshine Artist’s top 200 fine art festivals!!! This established show will feature over 100 artists from around the country. Artists will present ceramics, mixed media, fiber, jewelry, painting, wood, glass, sculpture and much more! You won’t want to miss this fabulous summer weekend of art and mountain ambiance.”-MAF Fee includes escort & transportation

255396 July 7

  • Sat.,7:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m.    
  • $59 ($45 Resident)

SummerFest Evergreen

Take a scenic trip up to Evergreen for a family-friendly festival of art, crafts, music and beer!  “Summerfest features over 120 artists and craftspeople from across the country, with plenty of handmade treasures for you and everyone on your gift list. Artists bring a variety of mediums, including ceramics, digital art, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture, wood, and more!” –EA Fee includes escort & transportation. Please bring $5 cash for festival entry.

255401 July 22           

  • Sun.,8:30 a.m.-4p.m.
  • $40 ($31 Resident) +$5 cash for festival entry

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.