City of Aurora Fifty Plus Activities – May 2016

Special Events

Quilt Sale
Thur., May 5, Noon-7p.m., Fri., May 6 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., May 79 a.m.-1 p.m.
Beautiful handmade quilts created by talented members of the ACAA Quilting Bee volunteer group. Proceeds benefit projects at the ACAA.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Arts & Crafts

  • Rubber Stamping
    Learn new stamping techniques while creating 3 beautiful greeting cards.
    230849
    Tuesday, May 10, 1-3p.m.
    $13 ($10 Aurora Resident)
    Supplies included in fee.
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
  • Metal Art Pewter Casting
    Cast your own pewter butterfly & rose.
    230824
    Monday, May 9, 1-4 p.m.
    $55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
    Supplies included in fee.
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
  • Metal Art Pine Needle Casting
    Cast a sterling silver pendant using nature to help configure your one of a kind design.
    230826
    Monday, May 23, 1-4 p.m.
    $64 ($49 Aurora Resident)
    Supplies included in fee.
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Brain Boosters

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Presented by Alzheimer’s Association representative, Rosalyn Reece.
220750
Thursday, May 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Free, pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Computers

Computer classes of all levels are offered at the Aurora Center for Active Adults, from the basics to Microsoft Word 1 & 2 and beyond. Discover how to navigate the internet or how to work your digital camera and manipulate your digital pictures. Classes are ongoing and offered at various times to accommodate many schedules. One on one instruction is also available. Call 303-739-7950 to get class schedules and fees.

  • Intro to Today’s Computers
    231586
    Saturday, May 14, 9-11a.m.
    $17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
  • Website Design
    Set up a simple website through online programs. Website hosting, picture websites, blog sites & more.
    230785
    Thursday, May 5-19, 6-8 p.m.
    $49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
  • Make Your Own Logo
    230784
    Wednesday, May 4, 6-8 p.m.
    $17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
  • Wii at the ACAA
    Free! Meet your friends and make new ones playing a variety of Wii, interactive video games!
    Monday through Saturday during regular ACAA hours.

Fitness & Wellness

  • Advanced Tai Chi Chu’uan
    Slow, meditative movements help improve strength, balance, flexibility & energy levels.
    230655
    Fridays, May 6-27, 8:30-9:15 a.m.
    $47 ($36 Aurora Residence)
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
  • Beginning Pilates
    Strengthen your core muscles & increase your flexibility by developing lean, well toned muscles. Improve your posture & mental awareness.
    230666
    Thursdays, May 5-26, 10:15-11:15 am
    $33 ($25 Aurora Residence)
    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, flex bars and resistance tubes. The small movements are safe and kind on joints yet fire up muscles to promote elasticity. This technique engages the muscles through isometric contractions without straining tendons or ligaments. No prior experience required.
    235344
    Friday, May 6-27, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    $33 ($25 Aurora Resident)
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
  • Relieve Your Shoulder Pain
    Presented by Life Care of Aurora
    There’s nothing worse than shoulder pain that keeps you from work, your favorite activities or just getting out of bed in the morning without hurting. Causes of shoulder pain will be discussed, the latest treatment options, exercises, and ways to relieve your pain.
    221060
    Wednesday, May 18, 10-11 a.m.
    FREE, pre-registration required.
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
  • Better Balance and Fall Prevention
    Presented by Physiotherapy Associates
    As we age loss of balance and the fear of falling begin to take place. There are many ways to improve your balance and confidence. Come learn different exercises and tips to boost your balance and prevent injury from falling.
    230679
    Wednesday, May 4, 10-11 a.m.
    Free, Pre-registration required.
    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 wide variety of day trips to interesting destination in the Front Range and beyond. 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. We are happy to mail you one or you can view it on line at www.auoragov.org/recreation, click on adults 50+. Call 303-739-7950 to have on mailed.

ASSIGNMENTS

Assignments is unique because students from the International Culinary School in Denver prepare your meal under the watchful eye of professional chefs. Dinner will be a multi-course meal where participants can pick from several options for each course on the menu. The price of the meal and gratuity is included in the registration fee.
231308
Friday, May 13, 5 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
$59 ($45 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

DHT: AMAZING AMUSEMENTS

From race track, amusement park, artificial beach or empty lots transformed into carnivals, Denver has a long history of enjoyable pursuits, from the benign to the downright dangerous. Join Denver History Tours for an exploration of the venues of today as well as those which have been lost. We won’t stop for cotton candy but you’ll still experience the thrills, chills and bombastic spills of Denver’s hunt for adrenaline and you won’t even need tickets for the ride! (Tour includes a break for lunch, so please bring some money for your meal.) This trip is not appropriate for individuals with walkers and wheelchairs. Menu Range: $7-$12.
231344
Friday, May 27, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
$80 ($60 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Services

  • Medicare & Long Term Care
    230821
    Thursday, May 12, 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
  • Wills Trusts & Power of Attorney
    Find out what you need to know. There is plenty of time for questions and answers. Presented by Wayne Stewart, Elder Law attorney.
    230886
    Wednesday, May 11, 10 a.m. – 12Noon
    $7 ($5 Aurora Resident)
    Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
    303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus
  • 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 the month, 1 p.m. Guests are welcome.

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