Aurora Fifty Plus Activities – Nov. 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.

Silk Scarf Painting

Enjoy the craft of creating and hand painting your own silk scarf.

256789 Nov. 8

  • Thu., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • $35 ($27 Resident)

Monday Quilt Block 

256723 Nov. 5

  • Mon., 1-4 p.m.
  • $16 ($12 Resident)

Saturday Quilt Block

256726 Nov. 3

  • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon
  • $16 ($12 Resident)

Wednesday Sew

Perfect opportunity to finish up or sew with others. Help provided.

256795 Nov. 7

  • Wed., 9-11:30 a.m.
  • $9 ($7 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.)

256738 Nov. 16-Dec 7

No class Nov. 23  

  • Fri., 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.

256752 Nov. 1-15

  • Thu., 1-3 p.m.
  • $49 ($38 Resident)

Medicare 101

256781 Nov.1

  • Thu., 1-2:30 p.m.
  • No fee, registration required.

Wills, Trusts, and Power of Attorney

Find out what you need to know.  Lots of time for questions & answers!  Presented by Wayne Stewart & Chris Gordon, Elder Law Attorney.

256787 Nov. 14

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

REMEMBER WHEN…..  Thirty Years of Seniors ‘88

Seniors ’88 invites you to celebrate with us 30 years of providing the opportunity for seniors to perform for our community.  We are producing a show of musical magic that will include a reprise of the best songs and dances from our previous shows.

2018 PERFORMANCES

Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. All performances will be at the Heather Gardens Recreation Center Auditorium

2888 S. Heather Gardens Way

TICKETS

$10.00 at the Aurora Center for Active Adults 30 Del Mar Circle or at the door.

Mardi Gras – Day Trip

Sit back and relax as you are comfortably escorted to Mardi Gras Casino by motor coach. Each guest will receive a $5 food voucher, $5 free play card and if you earn 200 points or 1 hour of table play you will received another $5 food voucher. You must be 21 years or older to enroll on this trip. Meals are on your own at the casino.            

257010 Nov. 9

  • Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.     
  • $9 ($7 Resident)

Tour the GrowHaus: Denver’s Urban Farm (walking symbol) – Day Trip

Take an educational journey with us as we learn about Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Community Development! “The GrowHaus is an indoor farm, marketplace, and educational center in Denvers Elyria-Swansea neighborhood. Their mission is to create a community-driven, neighborhood based food system by serving as a hub for food distribution, production, education and economic development.”-GH We will receive a private tour of the urban farm, production and distribution center and learn all about what it takes to develop a community that is healthy, equitable and resident driven. Lunch will be held at Zeppelin Station where a collection of innovative chefs, eclectic merchants and creative companies call home.           

257012 Nov. 14

  • Wed., 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.         
  • $46 ($35 Resident)
  • Bring extra money for lunch @ Zeppelin Station

Life Time Candles– Day Trip

Learn all about the candle making process as we travel to Lifetime Candles in Bennett Co. These candles are hand carved and custom made in “German Old World Tradition.” Each candle is a work of art individually warmed and dipped in hot colored wax as many as 20 to 40 times. The candle shop is located in the basement of a private residence so participants need to be able to get up and down the stairway. Light snacks will be provided with lunch after the demonstration at a local restaurant. Fee includes escort, transportation & demonstration. Please bring money for lunch after the tour.

257014 Nov. 29         

  • Thu., 9:10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • $25 ($19 Resident)
  • Last day to register/cancel: Nov. 19

Kona Grill & Cherry Creek Shopping – Dining Adventure

With the Holidays just around the corner there’s no better time to take an afternoon off to shop and have a delicious lunch. The Kona Grill offers an amazing and diverse selection of American Classics, Sushi, Japanese & Hawaiian flavors. After lunch a few hours will be given to explore Cherry Creek Shopping Center. Fee includes transportation & escort.

257026 Nov. 28         

  • Wed.,10:45 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • $25 ($19 Resident)
  • Menu Range: $10-$15

Spotlight on Washington DC & Best of Eastern Canada – Travel Presentation

Discover Washington D.C. – 6 Days – 8 Meals – Departing April 25, 2019

The epic story of American democracy comes to life in America’s capital city. View the extraordinary monuments throughout the National Mall that commemorate the heroes who have shaped America’s past, including the World War II Monument, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. Wander Mt. Vernon’s beautiful plantation grounds, and tour the beloved home of George Washington. Uncover the gems of the Smithsonian Institution as you explore some of its world-renowned museum collections.

Best of Eastern Canada

From the European-styled, old world elegance of Quebec City to the thundering magnificence of Niagara Falls, you’ll love every moment of this tour of Eastern Canada. Enjoy two-night stays in Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto, as well as an overnight stay in Ottawa and city tours of each of them. From picturesque countryside to glistening skyscrapers, a truly unforgettable cultural and historical experience awaits you in the heart of Eastern Canada.

256986 Sept. 12

Wed., 2 p.m.

  • Free
  • Pre-registration Required

BEGINNING PILATES

256354 Nov. 1-29

  • Thu., 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.  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.

256366 Nov. 6-27

  • Tue., 10-11:15 a.m.
  • $25 ($17 Resident)*
  • $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.