City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities, April 2013

Special Events

Welcome Coffee
201905
Friday, April 19, 9:30 a.m.
Meet staff and other new participants. Tour the Center and discover the wide range of activities offered.
FREE, please pre-register. Sponsored by Oakhurst Towers, a Brookdale Senior Living community.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Evening Dance Party
Wednesday, April 17, 6-8 p.m.
$4/person
Dance to the music of Tom Yook. No Dance experience required. Refreshments are served. Sponsored
by Harvard Square Retirement Community.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Line Dance Social
Enjoy an afternoon of line dancing at the ACAA. Two separate rooms are available to accommodate
beginners and more advanced line dancers. Light refreshments provided. This fun event is sponsored by
Affinity Hospice and Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence.
201833
Saturday, April 27, 12-3 p.m.
$7 p/person, pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus


 

Arts & Crafts

All Media
Work in your favorite media to finish projects or start anew. Supply list given upon registration.
201322
Monday, April 15, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
$20 ($15 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Life Drawing
Draw from a live model (clothed). Practice quick gesture, short poses and one longer sitting using
different media each week.
201857
Monday, April 22- May 13
$38 ($29 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Pastels
Learn color relationships, shading and the layering of colors and tones.
200538
Thursday, April 18-May 23, 1-3 p.m.
$55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Painting Silk Scarves
Paint on silk and make a beautiful hand painted silk scarf.
200029
Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
$33 ($25 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Quilting Block of the Month
Learn an art that lasts a lifetime and create beautiful pieces. Work on a different quilt block and
technique each month. Supply list given upon registration.
200168
Monday, April 1, 1-4 p.m.
$18 ($14 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Quilt- Saturday Block
Each month a new block is introduced. Supply list given upon registration.
200267
Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m.-12 Noon
$18 ($14 Aurora Resident)
Ask for supply list when registering.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus


 

Brain Boosters

Alzheimer’s Education
Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association representative, Roslyn Reece.
201337
Thursday, April 4, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Free, please pre-register
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Art of Writing
Explore free-verse poetry, creative storytelling and memoir.
20009
Thursday, April 4-25, 1-3 p.m.
$33 ($25 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Bridge- Basics
Learn the basics of playing and bidding.
201868
Wednesday, April 24-May 29, 2-4 p.m.
$52 ($40 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Memory Tricks
Forget names? Lose keys? Forget appointments? Simple tricks make these appear in your mind like
magic!
200005
Thursday, April 4-May 9, 9:30-11 a.m.
$39 ($30 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Spanish for Beginners
201703
Tuesday, April 16-21, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
$62 ($48 Aurora Resident)
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 to get class schedules and
fees.

Basic Computers
200053
Saturday, April 13-27, 9-11 a.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Online Banking
201768
Wednesday, April 24, 9-11 a.m.
$17($13 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

EGadgets
EGadgets range from e-readers to smart phones and I Pads. Discover more about these remarkable
gadgets and what they do and how they are different from one another. This is a technology “Petting
Zoo” of sorts. Come play and learn what they can do for you!
Thursday, April 25, 6-7:30 p.m.
$8 ($6 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.


 

Hiking

Spring Hikes
Enjoy nature and get some great exercise with the ACAA Hike Country Hikers lead by experienced hiking
guide Ed Blum. Transportation is provided. All hikes are on Tuesdays departing at 8 a.m. and returning
approximately 5 p.m. April hikes range in distance from 5.6 miles to 8 miles. Regardless of weather in
the metro area, hikers must be prepared for significant weather changes in the mountains. Ask for a
recommended equipment list when registering for these popular hikes. Fees are $31 ($24 Aurora
Residents).
201570 Eldorado Canyon – April 16
201571 Mount Falcon – April 23
201572 Carpenter Peak – April 30
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle

ACAA Day Trippers
Aurora Center for Active Adults offers a wide variety of day trips to interesting destinations in the Front
Range. Trips range from 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 day trips see the Day Tripper newsletter. Call
303-739-7950 to have one mailed to you or view it on line at www.auoragov.org/recreation, click on
adults 50+.


 

Fitness & Wellness

Spring Into Walking
Join Physiotherapy Associates for a pre-walking test & education in stretches & walking progression.
200085
Tuesday, April 30, 10-11 a.m.
Free Pre-registration required.

Intro to Line Dance
Never line danced a step in your life? This is the class for you.
201541
Thursdays, April 11-May16
$29 ($22 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Stay Fit in South Aurora!
Hatha Yoga
Bring your body & mind together into one harmonious experience. Improve your strength, flexibility &
balance.
200103
Mondays, April 1-29, 9:15-10:45 a.m.
$48 ($37 Aurora Residence)
Classes held at Smoky Hill Library
5430 S. Biscay Circle, Aurora, CO 80015
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Zumba & More
Build heart health endurance & burn calories with Zumba cardio combinations of strength & stretch.
200088
Monday, April 1-29, 10:15-11 a.m.
$23 ($18 Aurora Resident)
Zumba
Use exotic sounds & Latin rhythms to dance your way to a fitter you.
200091
Tuesday/Thursday, April 2-30, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
$47 ($36 Aurora Resident)
30 Minute Zumba
Zip in for a quick Zumba cardio combination.
203643
Tuesday/Thursday, April 2-30, 11:30am-12:30pm
$23 ($18 Aurora Resident)
Classes held at Meadowood Recreation Center
3054 S. Laredo St, Aurora, CO 80013
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Stretch, Strength & Balance
Learn stretch, strength, breath & balance techniques to improve your muscle tone & mental
conditioning.
200099
Monday/Wednesday, April 1-29, 9:15-10 a.m.
$47 ($36 Aurora Resident)
Classes held at Meadowood Recreation Center
3054 S. Laredo St, Aurora, CO 80013
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation


 

Services

Medicare C & D
201722
Thursday, April 11, 10-11 a.m.
Free, pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

Wills, Trusts & Power of Attorney
201726
Find out what you need to know. There is time for general questions and answers. Presented by Wayne
Stewart Elder Law attorney.
Wednesday, April 10, 10-12N
$4 ($3 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

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 month, 1 p.m. Guests are welcome.

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