Boulder Senior Services – May 2016

Ballroom Dancing in May: Cajun Waltz
East Senior Center
Tuesdays, May 3 to 24, four classes
1 to 2 p.m.
Go back to music of the bayou and learn the smooth and flowing Cajun Waltz.
Instructor: Judy Kreith, M.A.

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo by Learning to Cook Healthy Mexican Food
East Senior Center
Thursday, May 5
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For this class we will learn the artisan way of making one of seven moles of Oaxaca, mole negro. Learn to marry old world spices with pre-Hispanic native ingredients including cacao nibs. We will create this mole and serve it with Oaxacan chicken and rice, mixed greens and fried plantains. This dish is gluten free.

This Full House (support/discussion group)
East Senior Center
Thursdays, May 12
3 to 4:30 p.m.
This Full House is a discussion/support group for people who have accumulated things over the years, and want to discuss practical ways to de-clutter, streamline and organize their lives. Different strategies and topics will be presented as well as sharing of ideas and situations among group members. Meets the second Thursday of every month. Call 303-441- 4388 for more information.

Alzheimer’s Assoc. Education: Effective Communication Strategies
East Senior Center
Thursday, May 12
10 a.m. to noon
Teaches caregivers to decode verbal and behavioral communication by someone with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Participants leave with strategies for meaningful connection with people in early, middle and late stage dementia.

Armed Forces Day Ceremony: A Tribute to Veterans
East Senior Center
Saturday, May 21
9:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
This day we are honoring those who served and sacrificed at the Westminster Armed Forces Tribute Garden. This beautiful, contemplative destination garden is dedicated to those who serve or have served our country in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine. The City of Westminster is hosting the ceremony that is a tribute to veterans. We’ll roll on over to Quaker Steak & Lube for lunch on your own following the ceremony. Chow down on award-winning wings, ribs and burgers.

Senior Reach Education: Alternative Medicine, Interventions, and Nutrition: Fact vs. Fiction
West Senior Center
Tuesday, May 24
3 to 4 p.m.

“Footloose” at the Boulder Dinner Theatre
Meet at the Boulder Dinner Theater at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 25
It all starts when Ren and his mom move from Chicago to a small farming town. Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn’t prepared for is a local ban on dancing, which was instituted by the local preacher, to exercise control over the town’s youth.