City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities – Dec. 2014

Special Events

Holiday Social
Tuesday, December 9, 12:30 p.m.
Celebrate the joy of the season with the ACAA at this free holiday social. Enjoy entertainment and light refreshments. Donations of unwrapped toys are encouraged and will be given to disadvantaged youth in Aurora.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Arts & Crafts

Painting Silk Scarves
Paint and create your own unique scarf. What a perfect holiday accessory or gift!
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Thursday, December 11, 10-1 p.m.
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Monday, December 15, 10-1 p.m.
$35 ($27 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.
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Monday, December 1, 1-4 p.m.
$16 ($12 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
Conversations about Dementia
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association
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Thursday, December 4, 10:30-11:30a.m.
No fee but registration is required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Mah Jongg
Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy and calculation. Students need to purchase annual game card.
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Thursday, December 30-January 27, 1-3:30 p.m.
$55 ($42 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 & 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.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Basic Computers with Windows 8.1
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Monday, December 1-15, 9-11 a.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Word I
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Thursday, December 4-18, 1-3 p.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Fitness & Wellness

Exercise is Medicine
Aches & pains are a common part of aging, but there are ways to combat it without medicines. Learn how to treat, relieve, & prevent common ailments with exercise.
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Tuesday, December. 9, 10-11 a.m.
Free, Pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Personal Safety Course
This course teaches you methods of personal safety & self-defense so you can be prepared. Students practice effective verbal de-escalation strategies to prevent assault & are taught easy-to-learn physical self-defense skills.
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Thursday, December 4-January 22, 12-1 p.m.
Drop-in Fee, Pre-registration required.

New Year’s Zumba Countdown
Come join us to celebrate 2015 with New Year Zumba Countdown! Watch the ball drop at noon while doing your favorite Zumba moves. This is on New Year’s party you will not want to miss!
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Wednesday, December 31, 11 a.m.-12N
Drop-in Fee, Pre-Registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Beginning Pilates
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Thursdays, December 4-18, 10:15-11:15 a.m.
$25 ($19 Aurora Resident)
Classes held at the Aurora Center for Active Adults
30 Del Mar Cir
Aurora CO 80011
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Hatha Yoga
Bring your body & mind together into one harmonious experience. Improve your strength, flexibility & balance.
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Mondays, December 1-29, 9:15-10:45 a.m.
$48 ($37 Aurora Resident)
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

Day Trips

DHT: FRONTIER DAYS
Presented by Denver History Tours, this five-hour tour will take you back in time and show you some of Denver’s historic legacies. Guides will demonstrate the raw truth of these frontier days, and you’ll be able to conclude whether or not the folks from Denver’s first days were living lucky or not! Tour includes admission to the Littleton Historic Museum. (This tour includes a break for lunch. Participants should bring money for their meal.) Menu Range: $8-$16
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Wednesday, December 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
$51 ($39 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

BDT: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Go to the Boulder Dinner Theatre to see the Fiddler on the Roof! Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences around the world with its humor, warmth and honesty. The universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness. The performance and lunch are included in the registration fee.
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Sunday, December 14, 11 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
$90 ($70 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Enjoy a delicious lunch at Café Monet before heading to the Lone Tree Arts Center. Your holiday tradition is back with a whole new spin! Join us for an afternoon of Christmas songs old and new, focusing on singers and musicians bringing the warmth to your holidays with heart and a big dash of verve. Welcome back some of your favorites and special guests as Home for the Holidays wraps a beautiful bow around your holidays! Menu Range: $8-$14
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Tuesday, December 23, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
$77 ($59 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Services

Medicare & Health Care Reform
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Thursday, December 11, 10-11 a.m.
No free, registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

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.
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Wednesday, December 10, 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
Did you know that the City of Aurora has a commission to work on senior issues, the Aurora Commission for Seniors (ACS)? The purpose of the ACS is to advise the City Council concerning senior issues and objectives.
The mission of the Aurora Commission for Seniors is to enhance the quality of life of the Senior population in Aurora by supporting current programs and promoting the development of new ones in the areas of: Housing, Transportation, Health & Nutrition, Legislation, Recreation, Education, Advocacy and Networking. The ACS interacts or interfaces with other senior agencies in the area to share information and to stay informed about the needs of seniors. We would love to hear directly from seniors about their concerns.  Email: acs@auroragov.org or call 303-739-7945.

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