City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities – June 2014

Special Events

Document Shredding Day
Don’t become a victim of identity theft!  Have your personal documents safely shredded.  Secure shredding will be provided by Curbside Inc., a locally owned and operated Aurora business.  Curbside is a long standing member of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and the Better business Bureau.
Friday, June 13, 9-12 Noon
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

SENIORS ’88 Entertainers OPEN HOUSE
Tuesday, June 10, 2:30 p.m.
Join us for information regarding Seniors ’88 Chorus & the October Variety Show. Discover the fun of performing! Refreshments will be served.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Life Reimagined Workshop: Selling Yourself
Join AARP Colorado for a 90 minute workshop that can help you prepare for a career change.  In this workshop you can learn techniques to help sell yourself, your story and your idea to people who can help make your dreams come true.
Wednesday, June 4, 6-7:30 p.m.
Space is limited!  Registration required!
To register please call 1-877-926-8300

Clearing the Clutter
Acquiring stuff is a normal part of all of our lives, but there comes a time when we need to downsize our belongings.  This class will address the issue of downsizing & give you ideas of how to tackle this daunting task in a less stressful way.
212272
Thursday, June 19, 10-11 a.m.
$4 ($3 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Arts & Crafts

Pastels
Enjoy creative experimentation using pastels.  Learn about color relationships, shading & the layering of colors & tones.
212380
Thursday, June 5-19, 1-3 p.m.
$27 ($21 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.
212386
Monday, June 16, 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

Quilting with the Grandma’s
Youth ages 9 to 16 will learn to quilt from the Quilting Bee “Grandma’s” at the ACAA.  The class is designed to teach basic sewing & quilting Skills.  Supplies are provided.
212390
Wednesday, June 18-July 2, 8-12 Noon
$59 ($45 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Rubber Stamping
Learn new stamping techniques with Donna Rumple while making 3 cards to send with your best wishes.
212394
Tuesday, June 10, 1-3 p.m.
$10 ($8 Aurora Resident)
Supplies included in fee.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Brain Boosters

Mahjong
Mahjong is a game of skill, strategy & calculation.  It involves a certain degree of chance.  Student may need to purchase annual game card.
212372
Wednesday, June 4-July 9, 1-3 p.m.
$55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Conversations about Dementia
Presented by Alzheimer’s Association representative, Rosalyn Reece.
212258
Thursday, June 5, 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
212276
Monday, June 9-23, 9-11 a.m.
212278
Tuesday, June 10-24, 6-8 p.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Intro to I-Pads
212293
Saturday, June 21, 9-11 a.m.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Navigate Search Engines
212298
Wednesday, June 11, 1-3 p.m.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Microsoft Word 1
212309
Thursday, June 12-26, 1-3 p.m.
$49 ($38 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.
212266
Fridays, June 6-27, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
$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.
212253
Fridays, June 6-27, 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.
212271
Thursdays, June 5-26, 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
212347
Monday, June 2-30, 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

Every Body Needs a Massage
Massage therapy has many health benefits other than just feeling good.  Come & enjoy a free sample massage & learn about how massage therapy can increase your quality of life!
217522
Wednesday, June 18, 12-2 p.m.
FREE, pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Summer Slimdown Program
Summer is here & it’s time to get active!  The Summer Slimdown program is an 8 week program designed to increase your physical fitness.  Keep track of your workouts at the ACA every week on our big board.  If you reach the goal of exercising three times a week not only will you be more fit, you will win an awesome prize!
217762
June 16-August 11
FREE, pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Cane Kung Fu
Stop in for this monthly self defense course using canes as your weapon of choice. You will get exercise, agility, and security. The bad guys will think twice about messing with you!
219019
Friday June 13, 10:15 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

New to Medicare
212376
Thursday, June 12, 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.
212436
Wednesday, June 11, 10 a.m. – 12Noon
$4 ($3 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

Low Vision Support Group
Sponsored by Colorado Council of the Blind
Monday, June 16, 10 a.m.
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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