City of Aurora Fifty Plus Activities – Feb. 2015

City of Aurora Center for Active Adults offer a number of programs, classes and activities for adults 50 plus, including a drop-in weight and exercise room.

Special Events

Valentines Social
Thursday, February 12, 12:30 p.m.
Everyone is a sweetheart at the ACAA. Enjoy light refreshments and entertainment provided by Seniors 88’ Showtime. There is no need to register for this free special occasion.
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 making 3 cards to send with your best wishes.
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Tues. February 10, 1-3 p.m.
$13 ($10 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Quilt- Saturday Block
Join us for the 2015 quilt project. Each month a new block is introduced.
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Saturday, February 7, 9 a.m.-12 Noon
$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

Block of the Month
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Monday, February 2, 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

Quilt for a Day
Join the fun making a special quilt project in this all day class.
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Saturday, February 28, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
$27 ($21 Aurora Residence)
Ask for supply list when registering.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Brain Boosters

Memory – Retain Your Recollections
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Thursday, February 12-March 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
$39 ($30 Resident)
Recognize life style factors that lower your memory skills. Find ways to exercise your brain & improve your memory.
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
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Wednesday, February 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

Getting Started with Windows 8
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Saturday, February 7, 9-11 a.m.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Word 1
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Saturday, February 14-28, 9-11 a.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Photo Organization & Editing
219454
Wednesday, February 4-18, 9-11 a.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.
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Fridays, Feb. 6-27, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
$47 ($36 Aurora Residence)
Classes held at ACAA
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Advanced Tai Chi Chu’uan
Slow, meditative movements help improve strength, balance, flexibility & energy levels.
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Fridays, Feb. 6-27, 8:30-9:15 a.m.
$47 ($36 Aurora Residence)
Classes held at ACAA
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Beginning Pilates
Strengthen your core muscles & increase your flexibility by developing lean, well toned muscles. Improve your posture & mental awareness.
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Thursdays, Feb. 5-26, 10:15-11:15 a.m.
$33 ($25 Aurora Residence)
Classes held at ACAA
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Valentine’s Heart Health Social
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Friday, February 13, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Key to a Healthy Heart, presented by Life Care of Aurora
February is national heart health month. Your heart is a strong muscle about the size of the palm of your hand. Just like an engine makes a car go, the heart keeps your body running. Learn ways that physical activity and diet can increase your heart health. Following the presentation join us and sample fun fitness classes!
Free Sample Class Schedule
Friday, February 13
11:15 a.m.-11:35 a.m. Drums Alive!
11:40 a.m. – 12 Noon Cane Kung Fu
12:05-12:25 p.m. Zumba with the “Cupid Shuffle”!
Free, Pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Advancements in Joint Replacements
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Presented by Stryker Orthopedics
Local orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Harold Hunt will discuss Makoplasty, the patient-specific robotic arm procedure for partial knee and total hip replacement. Dr. Hunt will also review realistic expectations following joint replacement surgery.
A Q&A segment will follow.
Tuesday, February 17, 10-11 a.m.
Free, Pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Healthy Bones & Joints
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Presented by Walgreens
The aging process can weaken your bones and joints causing pain, stiffness, and weakness. This presentation is designed to explain how to treat these ailments through exercises and supplementation.
Tuesday, February 10, 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.

Services

AARP Income Tax Assistance
Feb. 2 – April 14
Monday & Tuesdays
Appointments are required, call 303-739-7962, M-F, 9-3 p.m.
Help in completing Federal and State Income Tax returns for 2014 is available to seniors over 50 who have a low to moderate income (generally let than $50,000) and no business or rental property income of any kind at the Beck Recreation Center, 800 Telluride St.

Medicare C & D
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Thursday, February 12, 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
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, February 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 month, 1 p.m. Guests are welcome.

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