Boulder Senior Services – Feb. 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

Ballroom Dance: Bachata and Merengue
Course #14119
Starts Tuesday, February 5
East Senior Center
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Fees: resident/non-resident $20/$25
Participants will learn beautiful Latin dances that originated in the Dominican Republic and are currently danced around the world. Instructor: Judy Kreith.

SWAP February – Art in Boulder County
Course #13874
Thursday, February 7
West Senior Center
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Can art make you happier? This class explores finding, seeing, making, journaling and drawing art. Facilitator: Alix Christian. Sharing With A Purpose (SWAP) is designed to educate, enrich, and embolden older adults to live their lives with energy, motivation, and gratitude for life, which includes an ongoing sense of purpose and value within the human village. Monthly gatherings will offer welcoming, all-inclusive circles of conversation where participants feel safe and inspired to engage in interactive dialogue on compelling topics. Gatherings will be led by guest speakers and/or volunteer facilitators. Meets the 1st Thursday of the month at West Senior Center from 1:00 to 2:30 pm, registration recommended. Contact Debra at 303-440-4148 for more information.
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark at the Norton Theater, UNC Drama Department, Greeley, CO
Course #14650
Sunday, February 10
East Senior Center
12:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Fees: resident/non-resident $49/$61
In this comedy from the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright of Ruined, Lynn Nottage draws upon the films of the 1930s to take a funny and irreverent look at racial stereotypes in Hollywood. By the Way, Meet Vera Stark is a seventy-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress, and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold on to her career.

Effective Communication Skills
Course #14728
Monday, February 11
West Senior Center
1 – 3:30 p.m.
Fees: resident/non-resident $10/$12
In this workshop, students will learn how to become better listeners and communicate with confidence. The instructor will also demonstrate tools to effectively handle situations that may seem difficult or impossible. Instructor: Jerry Podgorski, M.A.

Romantic Tales of Denver with Denver History Tours
Course #14701
Thursday, February 14
East Senior Center
12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Fees: resident/non-resident $34/$43
This tour shows some of the favorite spots where Denverites of the past wove their romantic tales, some torrid, some tragic, but all memorable. Presented by Denver History Tours.

Chautauquan Series: Enos Mills
Course #14646
Friday, February 22
West Senior Center
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Enos Mills (1870-1922) lived a remarkable mountain life. From childhood, Enos bonded with the mountains and the wilderness, especially in the Estes Park area. These experiences inspired Enos to overcome personal hardship and become a successful speaker, writer, naturalist and businessman. Harnessing these skills, Enos ultimately became a driving force behind the creation of Rocky Mountain National Park in 1915 and the National Park Service in 1916. This presentation is followed by a question-and-answer session.

University of Colorado Boulder Natural History Museum (Meet-up)
Course #14735
Saturday, February 23
CU Boulder Natural History Museum
12:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Fees: $2
The CU Museum has the largest natural history collection in the Rocky Mountain region with nearly five million objects. Learn the stories behind some of the collection highlights in this guided tour of the Museum. Fee is $2 per person for guided tour.

Pinterest 101
Course #14625
Tuesday, February 26
East Senior Center
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Fees: resident/non-resident $19/$24
Pinterest is a website where people share and save various items of interest and has been called an electronic scrapbook. Items available on this site include, but are not limited to, inspirational quotes and images, ideas for home projects, holiday gift ideas, food and cooking ideas, home décor, and lists of favorite books, movies and music. This class is demonstration style, and a handout will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring computers, tablets or smartphones to follow along and practice. Instructor: Diana DeBrohun of Silver Surfers Digital Media.

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