Boulder Senior Services – Jan. 2019

East Boulder Senior Center: 5660 Sioux Drive, Boulder, CO 80303 – 303-441-4150
West Boulder Senior Center: 909 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO 80302 – 303-441-3148

Knit, Crochet, Quilt, and Hand Crafters Drop-in Class SAMPLER
Course #14771
Friday, January 4
West Senior Center
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
This drop-in sampler allows participants to bring questions and projects about any and all crafts they are working on. Class facilitators will help participants get started, read patterns, make bead jewelry, learn to knit and crochet, and solve technical problems. Come and meet the facilitators and participants in this friendly and supportive group. Facilitator, Beth Blair.

Round Robin Art Journal Drop-In Class SAMPLER
Course #14772
Friday, January 4
West Senior Center
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Participants make simple books out of paper bags, then collage, draw or depict (at home with simple materials) using a weekly theme. Individual books are then shared with other members to add more art each week. When completed, participants receive the initial book back filled with original art from other members. Join the lively and deep conversation stimulated by the various topics and creative processes. NO art or craft experience is required, and examples of past creative explorations will also be shared. Instructors: Beth Blair and Branny Gagliardi.

Duplicate Bridge: Introduction and Strategies II
Course # 13960
Tuesdays, starting January 8
East Senior Center
12:30 – 4 p.m.
Resident/Non-resident fee: $65/$81
This course expands on material covered in the fall class and is open to anyone who knows the fundamentals of rubber (or “party”) bridge and desires to improve to tournament play level. Players will learn to bid constructively to games or slams that other pairs frequently miss. Each class consists of a brief lecture on a topic familiar to tournament players, but less well-known to casual players. Topics include Cue Bids, Inverted Minors, Texas Transfers, Minor Suit Transfers, Splinter Raises, New Minor Forcing and Fourth-Suit Forcing. Lectures are followed by re-play of hands selected from actual competition to illustrate particular concepts. Each hand is projected onto a screen for analysis and discussion. Come with or without a partner. Instructor: David Corbin, ACBL accredited, Silver Life-Master.

Advanced Bridge
Course # 13959
Tuesdays, starting January 8
East Senior Center
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Resident/Non-resident fee: $55/$69
Participants have the opportunity to become a better bridge player by learning new techniques and concepts including: Unusual No-Trump, Michaels, Negative Doubles, Limit Rises, and Play of The Hand. The Advanced Bridge class will continue to build on the Beginning and Intermediate Bridge class concepts. Come join the fun. Instructor: Gerald Mitchell (Mitch), ACBL certified Teacher, Director and Club manager.

iPhone and iPad – Connecting to the World
Course # 14620
Tuesday, January 8
West Senior Center
9:30 – 11:30 p.m.
Resident/Non-resident fee: $19/$24
This entry level course will teach the basics for the Apple iPhone or iPad. By the end of class, the user will understand how to use these tools to access information from the Internet and communicate with loved ones and friends anywhere in the world. This class is demonstration style, and a handout will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring iPhones or iPads to follow along and practice. Instructor: Diana DeBrohun of Silver Surfers Digital Media.

Customizing your iPhone and iPad
Course # 14626
Tuesday, January 15
West Senior Center
9:30 – 11:30 p.m.
Resident/Non-resident fee: $19/$24
This class will begin with a brief review of the basics covered in the prior class, “Connecting to the World,” but is open to anyone. Participants will learn more about the programs that come with the iPhone or iPad, and how to find and add other specialty programs available on the Internet. Students will learn to send messages or take and share pictures with loved ones and friends near or far. This class is demonstration style, and a handout will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring iPhones or iPads to follow along and practice. Instructor: Diana DeBrohun of Silver Surfers Digital Media.

The Uncertainty of Life: Understanding & Working with Anxiety, Depression & the Effects of Life Stressors
Course # 14709
Wednesday, January 30
West Senior Center
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Dr. Storrie will review the prenatal, birth experience, family epigenetics, hormones, and neurotransmitters that play a role in anxiety and depression, while looking at how diet, movement, and daily habits that can assist participants in finding a calmer, more resourced center. Presenter: Dr. Scott Storrie, D.C., L.Ac., N.E. is a Licensed Chiropractor, Board Certified Acupuncturist and Naturopathic Endocrinologist, and has been practicing, studying, teaching, and integrating an expansive array of health disciplines for over 30 years.

Ready, Set, Bank
Course # 14753
Thursday, January 31
West Senior Center
1 – 3:30 p.m.
Ready, Set, Bank gives people the tools and confidence to start banking online. This program guides the students through every step of the process, with overviews and step-by-step tutorials. Participants are encouraged to bring a smartphone, tablet or computer to follow along and learn to manage finances over the Internet. Instructor: A.J. Kamish and Alexandra Serencko from Capital One.


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