Aurora Fifty Plus Activities

Special Events

2016 Aurora Veterans Salute
Registration begins August 8th for the popular Aurora Veterans Salute. The Salute will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and includes a special recognition of Vietnam Era Veterans and commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. The event is presented by the Aurora Center for Active Adults and Presenting Sponsor Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Presenting Media Sponsor KEZW Crusin AM 1430. The Master of Ceremonies is Rick Crandall, KEZW Station Manager and Morning Show Host.Ê The Veterans Salute is hosted by the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Guests are encouraged to tour the Museum, enjoy Starbucks coffee and doughnuts and visit with sponsors from 9:00-11:30 a.m. The luncheon is catered by Carrabba’s Italian Grill and served by JRAFROTC cadets. The program that follows is a thoughtful and ceremonial tribute to veterans and military families. Groups of 10 or more $20 per/person, General Admission is $22 per/person. For more information and to register call 303-739-7950 or go to www.auroragov.org/salute.

Arts & Crafts

Stamping
Make three cards ready to send with best wishes.
233397
Tuesday, August 9, 1-3 p.m.
$13 ($10 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Silversmith Pendent
Make your own sterling silver pendent with a stone.
235049
Monday, August 8, 1-4 p.m.
$55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Brain Boosters

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s
Presented by Alzheimer’s Association representative, Rosalyn Reese.
233312
Thursday, August 4, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Free, please pre-register
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Computers

Logo Design
Design logos, create business cards, letterhead, graphics & more. Bring a USB to save your creations
233345
Thursday, August 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Intro to Today’s Computers
Take the mystery out of Windows 10. Learn start up/shut down, navigate the Start & Desktop screens, adding & using apps & programs, plus more.
233331
Saturday, August 20, 9-11 a.m.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Fitness & Wellness

Luau Party
It’s time to get out those Hawaiian shirts & grass skirts! The ACAA luau party features Hawaiian music, dance & sumptuous feast of tropical treats & beverages. Prizes awarded to the best Hawaiian dressed male & female. You are in for a tiki-tastic party!
234556
Friday, August 26, 12:45-2 p.m.
Drop-in fee, Pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Golden Barre
A fusion of Pilates, Yoga & dance utilizing tools such as Bender Ball, Glider disks & resistance tubes. The small movements in this class are safer & kinder on joints yet fire up the muscles to promote more elasticity & engaging the muscles through isometric contractions without straining the tendons or ligaments. No prior experience is needed.
235312
Friday, August 5-26, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
$33 ($25 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Advanced Tai Chi Chu’uan
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense and health benefits using slow and meditative movements to improve strength, flexibility,Êand balance.
234543
Friday, August 5-26, 8:30-9:15 a.m.
$47 ($36 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Day Trips

ACAA Day Trippers
Aurora Center for Active Adults offers a variety of day trips to interesting destination. Trips include high teas, behind the scene tours, to theater and other dynamic performances and events, to fabulous and unique dining destinations. Leave the driving to us and let your journey begin with the ACAA Day Trippers. For a complete listing of fall day trips see the Day Tripper newsletter. View it on line at www.auoragov.org/recreation, click on adults 50+. Call 303-739-7950 to have on mailed.

Denver History Tour: Peak to Peak
The Peak to Peak Highway is a scenic masterpiece like few others, filled with history, sights & diversions sure to entertain even the most jaded urbanite. Join Denver History Tours for a drive of superlatives. Stretching from Estes Park to the gambling towns of Central City and Black Hawk, the Peak to Peak is so amazing that even the Pope would approve, with keys, carousels, corpses & more. Care to take a ‘peak?’ This trip is not appropriate for individuals with walkers and wheelchairs. (Tour includes a break for lunch, so please bring some money for your meal.) Menu Range: $8-$14
233274
Thursday, August 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
$59 ($45 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Rockies vs. Dodgers
Join us for an afternoon to cheer on the Rockies! Lunch and snacks are on your own at the ballpark. Tickets to the game are included in the registration fee.
233278
Wednesday, August 31, 11:30-5 p.m.
$46 ($35 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Services

Medicare & Health Reform
233372
Thursday, August 11, 10-11:30 a.m.
Free, pre-registration is required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Senior Citizen Police Academy
Register now for the fall 2016 Senior Citizen Police Academy starts Monday, September 12 from 1-3p.m. The 11 week course meets at the Aurora Center for Active Adults. Space is limited. Call 303-739-6346 to register.

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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