City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities – Oct. 2013

~ Special Events ~

Welcome Coffee
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Friday, October 4, 9:30 a.m.
Meet staff and other new participants. Tour the Center and discover the wide range of activities offered. FREE, please pre-register. Sponsored by Oakhurst Towers, a Brookdale Senior Living community.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Evening Dance Party
Wednesday, October 16, 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

Duffy’s Diner Fall Variety Show
Presented by Seniors ’88 Showtime Entertainers
Thursday, October 17, 7 p.m.
Friday, October 18, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 19, 2 p.m.
Tickets are $10. Purchased at the ACAA with check or exact change.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Story Time with Spellbinders
Since ancient times storytellers have passed on wisdom, engage the imagination and foster community. Join us for an afternoon of Spellbinding stories and light refreshments.
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Tuesday, October 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
No fee, registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

19th annual Aurora Veterans Salute
Registration NOW for the popular Aurora Veterans Salute. The Salute will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 9 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. and includes a special tribute to Korean War Veterans as we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War ending. 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. 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

Art of Writing
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Explore writing strategies and sharpen creative writing skills.
Thursday, October 3-24, 1-3 p.m.
$44 ($25 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Drawing Animals
Learn to draw animal shapes and movements.  Beginners Welcome.
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Friday, October 25-December 6, 1 – 3 p.m.
$55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Photography 201- film camera basics
Take great pictures by understanding camera settings, film speed, focus, lenses, lighting and composition. Designed for film cameras but theories can apply to digital cameras. Bring your camera to class.
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Friday, October 25-November 1, 1-3 p.m.
$46 ($35 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Painting Silk Scarves
Paint and create your own hand painted silk scarf.
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Saturday, October 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
$33 ($25 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.
206319
Monday, October 7, 1-4 p.m.
$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

Bridge Beyond the Basics
Take your basic bridge skills to the next level. Learn advanced bidding, how to lead, play of the hand and conventions.
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Wednesday, October 16- November 20, 2-4 p.m.
$52 ($40 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Spanish for Medical Providers
Designed to help medical providers communicate with Spanish speaking patients. Need to read, write and understand basic Spanish.
206972
Tuesday, October 29-December 3, 5:30-7:30p.m.
$63 ($48 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Beginner Spanish
Learn Spanish and communicate with new people. Purchase required text book at Barnes & Noble and bring to class.
206559
Friday, November 1-December 13, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
$63($48 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Alzheimer’s Education
The Basics of Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Presented by Rosalyn Reese of the Alzheimer’s Association.
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Thursday, October 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
No Fee. Registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Italian- Beginner 1
Learn Italian beginning with the basic grammar, vocabulary and expressions and progress to speaking the language.
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Wednesdays, October 30-December 4, 12:45-2:45 p.m.
$62 ($48 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

E Gadgets
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Thursday, October 24, 6-8 p.m.
$7 ($5 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Word I
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Monday, October 7-21, 9-11 a.m.
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Tuesday, October 15-29, 6-8 p.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Outlook
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Tuesday, October 1-8, 9-11 a.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

Intro to Line Dancing
Never line danced a step in your life? Learn some of the most popular and basic steps used in line dance. Line Dance is a fun way to stimulate your brain as well as exercise your muscles.
206650
Thursdays, October 10-November 14, 10:45-11:45 a.m.
$29 ($22 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Line Dance Social
Enjoy an afternoon of line dancing at the ACAA! Light refreshments served.
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Saturday, October 26, 12-3 p.m.
$7/person, pre-registration required
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Avoid Shoulder Pain
Presented by Physiotherapy Associates
Learn to avoid shoulder pain while performing fall chores and clean up around your house and yard.
206736
Tuesday, October 8, 10-11 a.m.
Free, Space is limited. Pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

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!
Program held at the Aurora Center for Active Adults
30 Del Mar Cir
Aurora CO 80011
Call 303-739-7956 for more information

Massage & Reflexology
Relieve stress & speed the healing process with therapeutic massage & reflexology. New introductory pricing & packages! Call 303-739-7950 for pricing, hours & appointment times, Monday-Saturday.
Program held at the Aurora Center for Active Adults
30 Del Mar Cir
Aurora CO 80011

Beginning Pilates
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Thursdays, October 3-31, 10:15-11:15am
$33 ($25 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

Stay Fit in South Aurora!
Hatha Yoga
Bring your body & mind together into one harmonious experience. Improve your strength, flexibility & balance.
206078
Mondays, October 7-28, 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

Cardio BootCamp
Burn calories, build muscle, have fun & get fit using basic cardio & strength techniques.
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Wednesday, October 2-23, 9-9:45 a.m.
$26 ($20 Aurora Resident)
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Saturday, October 5-26, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
$26 ($20 Aurora Resident)
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Monday, October 7-21, 9-9:45 a.m.
$20 ($15 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

Line Dance
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Tuesday, October 1-22. 1-2 p.m.
$26 ($20 Aurora Resident)
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Thursday, October 3-24. 1-2 p.m.
$26 ($20 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

Zumba
Dancer your way to a fitter you with exciting & unique Latin moves & rhythms.
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Tuesday, October 1-22, 11:15am-12N
$20 ($15 Aurora Resident)
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Thursday, October 3-24, 11:15-12N
$20 ($15 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

Day Trips

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 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

ABC’s of Medicare
206307
Thursday, October 10, 10-11 a.m.
No free, registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

Five Wishes
Five wishes has become America’s most popular living will because it is written in everyday language and helps start and structure important conversations about care in time of serious illness. Presented by The Denver Hospice.
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Thursday, October 24, 10-11 a.m.
No fee. Registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

Hearing 101
A knowledgeable audiologist from Hearing Rehab Centers will explain how your ears and auditory system works, what causes hearing loss and the options to address the issue.
206949
Thursday, October 17, 10-11 a.m.
No fee, registration 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.
206364
Wednesday, October 9, 10 a.m. – 12Noon
$4 ($3 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.


Aurora Center for Active Adults
30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora, CO 80011

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