City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities, May 2013

Special Events

Spring Quilt & Pottery Sale
Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Beautiful handmade quilts made by talented members of the ACAA Quilting Bee volunteer group. Proceeds benefit projects at the ACAA. Pottery creations made by members of the Aurora Potters Guild.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Evening Dance Party
Wednesday, May 15, 6-8 p.m.
$4/person
Dance to the music of Tom Yook. No Dance experience required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus


Arts & Crafts

Acrylic Still Life
201319
Friday, May 3-June 7, 1-3 p.m.
$55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

All Media Half Day
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Work in your favorite media to finish projects or start anew.
Monday, May 20, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
$20 ($15 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.
200169
Monday, May 6, 1-4 p.m.
$18 ($14 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Quilt- Saturday Block
Each month a new block is introduced. Supply list given upon registration.
200408
Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m.-12 Noon
$18 ($14 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
Caregiver Tips: Successful Communication
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association representative, Roslyn Reece.
201338
Thursday, May 2, 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 to get class schedules and fees.

Picasa Photo Editing
201781
Monday, May 6-20, 9-11 a.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Internet Safety & Security
201760
Tuesday, May 7, 9-11 a.m.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
$49 ($38 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, May 4-18, 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 2
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Friday, May 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

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

GET FIT and feel your best! Call and have the ACAA Fit and Well Newsletter mailed to you and discover a wide variety of activities that will make getting fit FUN! Or drop by the ACAA and try one of the 40 Fitness classes. There is something for everyone; Beginning Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Basic Tai Chi Ch’uan and Zumba to name a few.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

CancerFit
A six month program for adult cancer survivors of all ages, fitness levels & types of cancers. The fitness program aids in recovery & general fitness during & after treatment & includes flexibility, cardiovascular & strength training.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
Call 303-739-7956 for more information

A Matter of Balance
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. This program is presented in partnership with Tri County Health Department & DRCOG.
Classes now forming!
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
Call 303-739-7956 for more information

Nutrition 101
Do you have questions about your nutrition, a poor appetite or not enough energy to cook meals at home? Come to this free senior nutrition class and get valuable handouts, information and sample an easy and nutritious snack!
200452
Tuesday, May 7, 10-11 a.m.
Free, pre-registration required
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Sit, Stand & Stay Fit
Light cardio work using weights, bands & balls while seated. Stretching & balance exercises included.
200076
M/W/F, May 1-31, 10:15-10:45 a.m.
$23 ($18 Residents)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
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, May 2-30, 10:15-11:15am
$33 ($25 Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Intro to Line Dancing
Learn some of the most popular & basic steps used in line dance & put them together in some simple beginner dances. A fun way to stimulate your brain as well as exercise your muscles!
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Thursdays, May 23-June 27, 10:45-11:45am
$29 ($22 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Stay Fit in South Aurora!
Hatha Yoga
Bring your body & mind together into one harmonious experience. Improve your strength, flexibility & balance.
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Mondays, May 6-20, 9:15-10:45 a.m.
$36 ($28 Aurora Residence)
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

Zumba @ Meadowood
Dance your way to a fitter you with exciting & unique Latin moves & rhythms.
200088
Monday, May 6-20, 10:15-11 a.m.
$18 ($14 Aurora Resident)
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Tuesday/Thursday, May 2-30, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
$47 ($36 Aurora Resident)
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Tuesday/Thursday, May 2-30, 11:30am – 12N
$23 ($18 Aurora Resident)
Classes held at Meadowood Recreation Center
3054 S. Laredo St, Aurora, CO 80013
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation

Stretch, Strength & Balance
Learn stretch, strength, breath & balance techniques to improve your muscle tone & mental conditioning.
200100
Monday/Wednesday, May 1-29, 9:15-10 a.m.
$47 ($36 Aurora Resident)
Classes held at Meadowood Recreation Center
3054 S. Laredo St, Aurora, CO 80013
Register through the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 303-739-7950 or online, auroragov.org/recreation


 

Hiking

Spring Hiking
It is not too soon to register for Aurora Center for Active Adults High Country Hikers spring hikes. Hikes are planned for each Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5p.m. return time is approximate) and are lead by experienced Hiking Guide, Ed Blum. May hikes that may have space available include Lion Gulch on May 7th and Balanced Rock on May 21. These popular hikes are $31 ($24 Aurora Resident). For more information and to register call:
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle

ACAA Day Trippers
Aurora Center for Active Adults offers a wide variety of day trips to interesting destination in the front range. Trips range from 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 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

Medicare Benefit- Alphabet Soup
201723
Thursday, May 9, 10-11 a.m.
No free, registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

Free Document Shredding Day
Friday, May 10, 9-12 Noon
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. This valuable service is sponsored by Wayne Stewart Elder Law PC.
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.
201726
Wednesday, May 8, 10 a.m.- 12 Noon
$4 ($3 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

Five Wishes
201729
Five Wishes has become America’s most popular living will because it is written in everyday language. Presented by The Denver Hospice.
Thursday, May 9, 6-7 p.m.
No free, registration required.
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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