City of Aurora – Fifty Plus Activities – Sept. 2014

~ Special Events ~

20th annual Veterans Salute
The Aurora Veterans Salute will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and includes a special tribute to Military Families. 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 and military families. 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.

Fall Fitness Extravaganza
See & experience demonstrations of Cane Kung Fu, Tai Chi Fit, Zumba Step, Zumba, Gold, Drums Alive & more! Get lots of fun giveaways & enjoy healthy refreshments!
Fri., Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Exercise for the Brain
Presented by Brain Function Optimization. Exercising your brain is just as important as exercising your body. Learn new effective ways to make your brain stronger than ever.
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Fri., Sept. 12, 10-11 a.m.
Free, pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

~ Arts & Crafts ~

Drawing Animals
Learn basic drawing skills while concentrating on animal shapes and movement.
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Friday, Sept. 19-Oct. 24, 1-3 p.m.
$55 ($42 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.
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Monday, September 8, 1-4 p.m.
$16 ($12 Aurora Resident)
Request supply list when registering.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

~ Brain Boosters ~

Spanish for Travelers
Learn simple words and phrases for travel to Spanish speaking destinations.
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Tuesday, Sept. 2- Oct. 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
$63 ($48 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Bridge Conventions
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Learn Conventions and response to take your playing to the next level.
Wed., Sept. 3- Oct. 8, 2-4 p.m.
$52 ($40 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

The Basics of Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Thur., Sept. 4, 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 & 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.

Getting Started with Windows 8
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Wed., Sept.10, 9-11a.m.
$17 ($13 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

~ Fitness & Wellness ~

Beginning Pilates
Strengthen your core muscles & increase your flexibility by developing lean, well toned muscles. Improve your posture & mental awareness.
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Thursday, Sept.4-25, 10:15-11:15 a.m.
$33 ($25 Aurora Residence)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle 303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Hatha Yoga
219172
Monday, Sept. 8-29, 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

Drums Alive!
Using a fitball & a pair of drumsticks to make your own beat while bustin’ a move to some powerful music!
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Friday, Sept. 19, 10:15 a.m.
Drop-In Fee, Pre-registration required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

Zumba Club Style
Ditch the workout and join the party with Zumba Club Style! Glow sticks, bracelets, and disco balls are only part of the fun in this exciting new fitness event. Come enjoy Zumba club style to get the party started!
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Friday, Sept. 26, 10:15 a.m.
Drop-In Fee, 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.

MISSILE SITE PARK
Do something different! Take a tour of a Cold War Atlas E nuclear missile site near Greeley. On the private tour, you’ll experience history as most haven’t. Afterwards enjoy lunch at Coyote’s Southwestern Grill. Menu Range: $9-$15
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Mon., Sept. 22, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
$36 ($28 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

YAK AND YETI RESTAURANT
This Arvada restaurant is located in a unique and old Victorian home. They specialize in cuisine from Tibet, Nepal, and India. Order from the menu or enjoy their delicious lunch buffet. Menu Range: $12-$16.
216324
Fri., Sept. 19, 10:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
$20 ($15 Aurora Resident)
Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle
303-739-7950 or auroragov.org/adults50plus

HIGH COUNTRY HIKERS
Take the day off & hike with us! We provide the transportation & guide. Trips depart from the lobby of the Aurora Center for Active Adults (6th & Peoria). Regardless of the weather in the metro area, hikers must be prepared for significant weather changes in the mountains. For a recommended equipment list, call 303-739-7950.
Hikes fill up fast, register early.
Fee: $31 ($24 Aurora Resident) per hike
September & October Hikes
Tuesdays, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Return times are approximate

  • Sept. 16 – Niwot Ridge
    Elevation: 10,350′, Gain: 1100′, MRT: 5.2
  • Sept. 23, Diamond Lake
    Elevation: 10,172′, Gain: 1000′, MRT: 5.3

~ Services ~

Medicare C & D
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Thur., Sept. 11, 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

Right Sizing
Later in life moves involve physical & emotional energy.Hear from trusted professionals on preparing your home for sale, de-cluttering & the many resources available to help along the way. Create a plan that fits your lifestyle & future needs. Enjoy a light lunch & time for your questions & answers.
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Thur., Sept. 18, 11-12:30 p.m.
Pre-registration required.
$4 per/person
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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