Boulder Senior Services – Nov 2016
East Senior Center – 5660 Sioux Drive – 303-441-4150
West Senior Center – 909 Arapahoe Avenue – 303-441-3148
Senior Reach – Humor for the Holidays
Tuesday, Nov. 8
West Senior Center
3 to 5 p.m.
This two-hour program involve a 60 to 90-minute talk/activity followed by free time to interact with a Senior Reach Therapist or Senior Peer Counselor. Light snacks provided. Learn how to cope over the holidays with love, humor, storytelling and song. Free, registration required.
Exploration of Educational and Entertaining Mobile Apps
Wednesday, Nov 9
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Some of the best mobile apps can provide an engaging world of entertainment and enrichment. This class will explore entertainment, games, music, news
and book apps for both Apple and Android devices. Class is demonstration style; a handout with app descriptions will be provided. Instructor: Diana from
Silver Surfers. Fee: $15
Medicare Part D Clinics
West Senior Center: Wednesdays, Nov. 9, Nov. 30
East Senior Center: Thursdays, Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 1
9 a.m. to noon
Many Part D prescription drug plans change premiums and co-pays every year. In this clinic participants can discover if they can save money by changing their Medicare drug plan. Schedule an individual appointment with a Boulder County Medicare Counselor to review your Medicare Part D or C plan to see if it is the best plan for you. Sponsored by Boulder County Area Agency on Aging. By appointment only.
The 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Tuesday, Nov. 15
West Senior Center
10 to 11:30 a.m.
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, now is the perfect time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease offers a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease as a way to highlight the challenges faced every day. Free, registration required.
Denver Art Museum Presents Star Wars Costume
Thursday, Nov. 17
11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Take a journey into the Star Wars™ universe with more than 60 original costumes. Examine the process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in all seven films. Watch the designers, actors, and George Lucas through exhibit videos. Experience the world’s most recognized cinematic costumes, including Queen Amidala, Chewbacca, X-Wing Pilots, C-3PO and R2-D2. Fee: City Resident $52, Non-Resident $57
Aging with Grace and Gratitude: A Workshop with David Chernikoff
East Senior Center
Saturday, Nov. 19
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (includes lunch)
In this workshop, participants will explore the amazing capacity human beings have for embracing all of the joys, challenges, mysteries, and insights that unfold in the process of becoming a wise and loving elder. The program includes short talks, interactive exercises, guided meditations, and opportunities for sharing with likehearted people. In a supportive learning community, participants will face the suffering in their lives as well as celebrate the richness, joy, and wholeness of spiritual maturity. Fee: Resident: $50, Non-Resident: $60
Mad Science Machines
Monday, Nov. 21
10 to 11 a.m.
Join the workshop during Thanksgiving break to see how simple machines can lighten a load. In this hands-on workshop, participate on teams with other
peer engineers. Have fun problem-solving, designing, and testing your creations. Build and take home a drag race car. Light refreshments will be served. Fee: $5
Boulder Dinner Theatre –Thoroughly Modern Millie
Tuesday, Nov. 22
5:15 to 9:30 p.m.
Thoroughly Modern Millie, winner of six Tony Awards looks back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York, when “moderns”, including flapper Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, and entering the workforce. Fee: City Resident $50, Non-Resident $55
Pewter Cast Hummingbird
Tuesday, Nov, 30
1 to 4 p.m.
Participants will learn how to cast a lead-free pewter hummingbird and flower starting with rubber molds. Other subject areas in include sculpting and molding techniques, metallurgy, and mining techniques. Each student will leave class with two beautiful pewter pieces. Instructor: Don Norris Fee: City Resident $50, Non-resident $60