City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities – April 2014

Special Events

Spellbinders Story Time
208888
Wednesday, April 15, 12:30 p.m.
Since ancient times storytellers have told stories to pass on wisdom, engage the imagination and foster community. Enjoy story time presented by Spellbinders. Refreshments sponsors by Morning Star at Jordan.
Free, Pre-registration encouraged
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Cultural Lunch with Bhutanese Nepali Refugee Elders
Friday, April 18, 11:30 a.m.
The Aurora Center for Active Adults (ACAA) is partnering with the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) Area Agency on Aging to improve access to senior resources for refugee elders. A grant supports these efforts. You are invited to attend a Volunteers of America (VOA) customized, ethnic lunch were you will meet the refugee elders and have a new cultural experience. Adults over 60 are not expected to make a contribution toward the cost of the lunch; for others the cost is $7.50. VOA is working with the refugee community to prepare typical lunches for the refugee elders. The April will be for the Bhutanese Nepali Elders. Lunch reservations are required three days in advance. Contact Lisa McCroskey at 303-480-5634 or lmccroskey@drcog.org.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Arts & Crafts

Pastels
Join instructor Penny Lager for creative experimentation using pastels. Learn about color relationships, shading and layering of colors and tones. Request supply list when registering.
208846
Thursday, April 24-May 29, 1-3 p.m.
$55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Water Color
Join Penny Lager and learn to unlock the mystery of color when mixed with water.
208902
Tuesday, April 15-May 20, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
$55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Rubber Stamping
Learn new stamping techniques while making 3 cards to send with your best wishes.
208858
Tuesday, April 8, 1-3 p.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

Rubber Stamping Drop-in
Tuesday, April 22, 1-3 p.m.
Drop in for this FREE afternoon of card making or scrapbooking using our supplies. No instruction is provided, but volunteers are available to assist.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Painting Silk Scarves
Paint and create your own hand painted silk scarf.
208843
Monday, April 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
208842
Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
$35( $27 Aurora Resident)
Supplies included in fee.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Quilting- Monday Quilt Block
Learn an art that lasts a lifetime. Develop you skills as you work on a quilt block. A different quilt block and technique is featured each month.
208850
Monday, April 7, 1-4 p.m.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
Request supply list when registering.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Brain Boosters

Bridge- Beyond the Basics
Learn advanced bidding, how to lead, play of the hand and conventions.
208730
Wednesday, April 16- May 21, 10 a.m.-12N
$52 ($40 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Bridge- Defensive Bidding II
Learn advanced bidding, what to lead in trump and no trump, watch for signals, and how to discern inferences and more.
214258
Wednesday, April 16-May 21, 2-4 p.m.
$52 ($40 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Italian for Travelers
Learn Italian beginning with the basic grammar, vocabulary and expressions.
214299
Wednesday, April 16- May 21, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
$62 ($48 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Memory Tricks
Forget names? Lose keys? Miss appointments? Learn some expert recommended strategies to help you remember these things and more.
208840
Thursday, April 17- May 22, 9:30-11 a.m.
$36 ($28 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association representative, Rosalyn Reece.
214209
Thursday, April 3, 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

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.

Basic Computers
208737
Thursday, April 10-24, 1-3 p.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Trouble Prevention
208742
Wednesday, April 16-23, 9-11 a.m.
$34 ($26 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Microsoft Word 1
208762
Monday, April 7-21, 9-11 a.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Basic Excel
208761
Friday, April 4-18, 1-3 p.m.
$7 ($5 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Digital Camera
208755
Wednesday, April 16- May 7, 1-3 p.m.
$59 ($45 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

Basic Tai Chi Chu’uan
Slow, meditative movements help improve strength, balance, flexibility & energy levels.
208721
Fridays, April 4-25, 9:15-10:00 am
$47 ($36 Aurora Residence)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Advanced Tai Chi Chu’uan
Slow, meditative movements help improve strength, balance, flexibility & energy levels.
208705
Fridays, April 4-25, 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.
208725
Thursdays, April 3-24, 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

Hatha Yoga
208803
Monday, April 7-28, 9:15-10:45 a.m.
$48 ($37 Aurora Resident)
Advance registration required.
Smoky Hill Library
5430 A. Biscay Cr., Centennial, CO 80015
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Matter of Balance
Presented in partnership with Tri County health Department & DRCOG
Many older adults experience concerns about falling & restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program that emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls & increase activities.
Call for class dates and more information.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Line Dance Social
Kick up your heels and enjoy an afternoon of line dancing at the ACAA! Light refreshments are served. Two separate rooms available to accommodate beginners and advanced dancers.
214486
Saturday, April 26, 12-3 p.m.
$7/per person, pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Taking the Floor: Discussing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Presented by N2 Physical Therapy
Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD), which can affect both men and women, is a general term that is helpful in describing any of a number of conditions that may affect the urinary, reproductive, digestive, sexual and or stability systems in the pelvis. Learn about different treatments and exercises.
214488
Tuesday, April 22, 10 a.m.
FREE, pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Day Trips

Day Trippers Summer Social
Friday, April 11, 9-11 a.m.
Pick up the Summer Day Trip Newsletter with detailed information about day trips and extended travel for summer 2014. The Day Tripper Social gives you the opportunity to meet with friends and make plans over coffee and refreshments provided by Harvard Square.

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.

Services

ABC’s of Medicare
208836
Thursday, April 10, 10-11 a.m.
Free, pre-registration is required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Senior Disaster Preparedness
Learn how to prepare for a variety of disasters such as fire, tornado, wind, lightning and winter weather. Handout materials will be provided.
211296
Wednesday, April 9, 10-11 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.
208905
Wednesday, April 9, 10 a.m. – 12Noon
$4 ($3 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 month, 1 p.m. Guests are welcome.

Leave a Reply


Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /home/myprimet/public_html/wp-content/themes/PrimeTime/lib/builder-core/lib/layout-engine/modules/class-layout-module.php on line 499