City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities – Aug. 2014

20th annual Veterans Salute
Registration begins August 5th for the popular Aurora Veterans Salute. The Salute will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and includes a special tribute to Military Families. The event is presented by the Aurora Center for Active Adults and Presenting Sponsor Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, and Presenting Media Sponsor KEZW Studio 1430. The Master of Ceremonies is Rick Crandall, KEZW Studio 1430 Station Manager and Morning Show Host.  The Veterans Salute is hosted by the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Guests are encouraged to tour the Museum, enjoy Starbucks coffee and doughnuts and visit with sponsors from 9:00-11:30 a.m. The luncheon is catered by Carrabba’s Italian Grill and served by JRAFROTC cadets. The program that follows is a thoughtful and ceremonial tribute to veterans and military families. Groups of 10 or more $18 per/person, General Admission is $20 per/person. For more information and to register call 303-739-7950 or go to www.auroragov.org/salute.

Arts & Crafts

Stamping
Make three cards ready to send with best wishes.
212392
Tuesday, August 12, 1-3 p.m.
$10 ($8 Aurora Resident)
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.
212384
Monday, August 4, 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

Orientation to Early Memory Loss
Presented by Alzheimer’s Association representative, Rosalyn Reece.
212259
Thursday, August 7, 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.

Digital Coupon Savings
212304
Wednesday, August 6, 10-12Noon.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Fitness & Wellness

Cane Kung Fu
In this monthly self defense course you learn to use a cane as a weapon. You get exercise, gain agility, and security. The bad guys will think twice about messing with you!
219334
Friday, August 8, 10:15 a.m.
Free, Pre-registration required.
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.
212269
Thursday, August 7-28, 10:15-11:15 a.m.
$33 ($25 Aurora Residence)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Hatha Yoga
212345
Monday, August 4-25, 9:15-10:45 a.m.
$36 ($27 Aurora Resident)
Advance registration required.
Smoky Hill Library
5430 A. Biscay Cr., Centennial, CO 80015
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Restorative Yoga
217244
Thursday, August 7-28, 10-11 a.m.
Pre-registration required.
Meadowood
$33 ($25 Aurora Residence)
3054 S. Laredo St. Aurora, 80013
303-326-8300

Straighten Up! Posture Improvement
Posture changes in many ways as we age. Bad posture can cause a variety of health problems. Learn how to correct these problems by strengthening your core and upper back muscles.
217523
Tuesday, August 19, 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.auroragov.org/recreation, click on adults 50+. Call 303-739-7950 to have on mailed.

Breckenridge Shopping Trip
With over 200 quaint shops lining Historic Main Street, there’s no shortage of shopping in Breckenridge. There’s no itinerary for this trip so you will be able to explore Breckenridge’s shops and restaurants at your leisure. The van will drop participants off downtown so the amount of walking on the trip is up to you.
212330
Friday, August 15, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
$48 ($37 Res.)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Denver History Tours: First Friend
Search out the places that care for our furry brethren, from shelters and pet stores to farms with rescued animals. Learn about the possibilities for engaging this segment of our society much in need of help. You might find more than just an opportunity to learn and serve the community; you might find a lifelong friend. Purrfect! Please bring $10-$20 for lunch.
212332
Friday, August 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
$46 ($35 Res.)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Rockies VS. Marlins
Join us for an afternoon to cheer on the Rockies! Lunch and snacks are on your own at the ballpark. Tickets to the game are included in the registration fee.
212333
Sunday, August. 24, 12:30-6 p.m.
$43 ($33 Res.)
Cancellation/Registration Deadline: Aug. 7
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Services

ABC’s of Medicare
212378
Thursday, August 14, 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 Citizen Police Academy
The fall 2014 Senior Citizen Police Academy starts Monday, September 8th from 1-3p.m. The 11 week course meets at the Aurora Center for Active Adults. Space is limited. Call Karen Rodgers at 303-739-6346 or email krogers@auroragov.org to register.

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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