City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities – Sept. 2013

Special Events

Evening Dance Party
Wednesday, September 18, 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

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

All Media Half Day
Work in your favorite media while finishing up projects or starting a new.
206243
Monday, September 16, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
$21 ($16 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Color Pencil Technique
Learn basic principles of color pencil, applying layers, working to the edge and more. The first class explains all about supplies and differences in pencils. No experience necessary.
206386
Friday, September 6-October 11, 10 1.m.-12Noon
$55 ($42 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Photography 101
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.
207232
Friday, September 20-27, 1-3 p.m.
$46 ($35 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.
206318
Monday, September 9, 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 Basics
Learn the basics of Bridge etiquette, scoring, bidding and responding.
206254
Wednesday, September 4-October 9, 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.
206970
Tuesday, September 10-October 15, 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.
206558
Wednesday, September 11-October 16, 12:45-2:45 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
Know the 10 Signs of Memory Loss
Presented by Rosalyn Reese of the Alzheimer’s Association.
206248
Thursday, September 5, 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

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

Website Design
207223
Saturday, September 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

Word I
206286
Thursday, September 5- 19, 1-3 p.m.
$49 ($38 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Skype
206280
Wednesday, September 18-25, 1-3 p.m.
$34 ($26 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

Fall Prevention Awareness Day
Education, Exercise, Food and Fun!
206564
Friday, September 20, 1 p.m.
Free, Space is limited. Pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

Nutrition: Fact or Fiction
Come learn about common nutrition myths and facts. Presented by Tri County Health Department
206562
Tuesday, September 10, 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

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.
Program held at the Aurora Center for Active Adults
30 Del Mar Cir
Aurora CO 80011
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!
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
206075
Thursdays, September 5-26, 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.
206079
Mondays, September 9-30, 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.
206406
Wednesday, September 4-25, 9-9:45 a.m.
$20 ($15 Aurora Resident)
206409
Saturday, September 7-28, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
$26 ($20 Aurora Resident)
205764
Monday, September 9-30, 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
205845
Tuesday, September 3-24. 1-2 p.m.
$26 ($20 Aurora Resident)
206421
Thursday, September 5-26. 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.
205841
Tuesday, September 3-24, 11:15am-12N
$20 ($15 Aurora Resident)
206186
Thursday, September 5-26, 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

New to Medicare
206308
Thursday, September 12, 10-11 a.m.
No free, registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/50plus

Planning Ahead- A Legal Check-up
Planning for and protecting yourself from life’s uncertainties, both medical and financial. Presented by Paul Mitchell, Attorney.
206356
Thursday, September 19, 10-11 a.m.
No fee. 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.
206365
Wednesday, September 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

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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