Boulder Senior Activities – Nov. 2015

Boulder Senior Activities for November, 2015

The Death Café
West Senior Center
Monday, Nov. 2
10:30 a.m. to noon
Free – call to reserve your space
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
A Death Café is a respectful, enlightening and thought provoking space within which to help each other increase awareness of our “finite” lives. Reva Tift, M.A. of the Boulder Death Café will be our host. Reva has a light touch and will help ensure that everyone has a chance to speak.

Ballroom Dancing For Seniors: Merengue and Bachata
East Senior Center
Tuesdays, Nov. 10 to Nov. 24, three classes
1 to 2 p.m.
$12 to $24
Each class includes a warm-up, and is designed to prepare us to dance each of these wonderful dances. No partner is required. We will begin with the lively Merengue and complete the class with the lovely dance the Bachata. Vamos A Bailar

Tea Dance
East Senior Center
1st and 3rd Fridays
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Drop-in fee of $5 per person (no pre-registration required)
Dance in a spacious ballroom with a fine hardwood floor to live music. The music is provided by Tom Yook a favorite of Boulder senior dancers. Tom plays Ballroom, Rhythm, and Latin dance styles. A potluck snack buffet is provided by the attendees to complement the social part of the dance event.

Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema
Monday, Nov. 9
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Free – call to reserve your space
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
They are of the highest artistic quality and come from all over the world, selected by a jury. They are 3-10 minutes in length and they are shown in groupings. The screening at the Boulder Public Library will likely last 75-90 minutes, with an intermission. Hosted by Crystal Polis.

The Chautauqua Dining Hall
Friday, Nov. 20
3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
$42 to $47 includes transportation, trip escort, dinner, beverage and gratuity.
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
The Chautauqua Dining Hall has been a Boulder tradition since 1898. Savor spectacular views from the enchanting wraparound porch while enjoying classic American style cooking. Enjoy a pre- set catered menu that has been prepared especially for our group. (Dependent on seasonal offerings) Dinner service starts at 4p.m.

Boulder Dinner Theatre: The Addams Family
Sunday, Nov. 22
11:45 to 4 p.m.
$40 to $45 includes dinner, non-alcoholic beverage, gratuity and performance.
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
The Addams Family is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Libba with musical numbers like: “When You’re an Addams,” “Where Did We Go Wrong,” “One Normal Night,” “The Moon and Me,” “Crazier Than You,” and “Live Before We Die.” Come meet the family. We’ll leave the lights off for you.

Aging and Alchemy: Turning Straw into Gold
East Senior Center
Saturday, Nov. 14
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (price includes lunch and materials)
$45 to $55
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
In this fun and challenging daylong workshop, we’ll explore the ways in which the changes inherent in the aging process can become a powerful curriculum for deep, joyful living and spiritual maturation. We’ll create a safe, caring environment in which short presentations and creative interpersonal exercises will enable us to experience what one teacher has called”the laughter of the wise.”

Contemplative Living: Thomas Merton and Friends
West Senior Center
Thursday, Nov 5
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Free – call to reserve your space
Call 303-441-4150 or 303-441-3148 to register
We will meet to discuss the writings of Thomas Merton and his contemporaries, and how they relate to our own experience of being more present moment to moment in our daily lives. Discussions will be centered on these topics: The Last Days of Thomas Merton and The Seven Story Mountain.