Eagle View Adult Center – June 2016

Movie: The Intern
Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway). Sign-up so we make enough popcorn! PG-13/2 hours/Comedy 2015
1:00 p.m.
Fri. June 3
Free
Deadline: Wed. June 1

RMSG Team Meeting
There is a meeting for the Brighton team participants attending the 2016 Rocky Mountain Senior Games. You will receive your team shirt and a team schedule so you can cheer on other members of the team when you are not participating. Bring home the GOLD!!!
3:00 p.m.
Mon. June 6

Bloomin’ Buckets and Ice Cream
The “Bloomin’ Bucket Brigade” will be back to distribute “container gardens” to participants of the Eagle View Adult Center. Each bucket contains a tomato plant perfect for a porch or patio. Sign up by May 20 to reserve your plant! Then join us on Monday, June 6 to pick up your bucket and enjoy an ice cream social with some of the volunteers that made this project possible. Harmony Angels, Harmony Gardens, Brighton Boys & Girls Club, Home Depot, and others. Note: Only one plant per household please!
1:15 p.m.
Mon. June 6
Free
Deadline: Fri. May 20

Relay for Life Table
Stop by the American Cancer Society table! They will be here to encourage all Eagle View cancer survivors to attend the FREE survivor event at Brighton’s Relay for Life on Friday, June 17. You can also register to be a participant in the relay held from Friday evening, June 17 through Saturday morning at Carmichael Park. A short presentation will be given before lunch by a cancer survivor.
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Mon. June 13

Proactive Medicaid Planning
Are you (or your family) prepared for the cost of your long-term care if you can no longer care for yourself?  An experienced attorney will discuss issues related to planning for Medicaid qualification, what long-term care services are covered by the program, eligibility requirements, and some other possible funding alternatives.
1:30 p.m.
Wed. June 15
Free

Foot and Ankle Pain
Don’t let foot and ankle pain keep you in your lounge chair, missing out on the summer weather. Join us for an informative discussion on causes, symptoms and treatment of foot and ankle pain. Platte Valley Medical Center sponsors this program and Dr. Hadley McArthur is the presenter.
12:00 – 1 p.m.
Fri. June 17
Free
Deadline: Wed. June 15

Rhino Conservation
Zookeeper and conservationist Dave Johnson is coming back! He will talk about zoo keeping, conservation work, climbing mountains, and writing books for a cause he loves – RHINOS! Dave has traveled to Nepal working to save the rhinos. He is currently involved in “Climbing for Rhinos” where he has climbed many Colorado 14’ers and is climbing Kilimanjaro in August to raise money and awareness for Rhino conservation. All fees collected will go to Dave’s fundraising efforts.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Wed. June 22
$3
Deadline: Mon. June 20

Low Vision Support Group
Anyone who is adjusting to vision loss is welcome to attend the Low Vision Support Group for support and information. The June speaker is Kelly who has been blind her entire life. Kelly’s spear headed a low vision department of Sprint here in Denver for clients and her coworkers. She will talk about the challenges she faces as a person with no vision in the work place. For questions call Melanie Shotwell at 720-308-7705.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Mon. June 27
Free

Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Thurs. June 2 6:00 p.m.

Blood Pressure Screening
Thurs. June 2 & 20 10:30 a.m.

Outdoor Readiness Class
Tues. June 7 1:00 p.m.

Bunco
Thurs. June 9 & 30 1:15 p.m.

Caregivers Support Group
Thurs. June 9 10:00 a.m.

Medicare Counseling
Tues. June 14 & 28 12:00 p.m.

Healthy Tips
Thurs. June 16 10:45 a.m.

Low Vision Technology Support
Mon. June 27 2:00 p.m.

Cribbage Tournament
Wed. June 29 12:30 p.m.

City Events

2016 Brighton Fire Rescue Safety Expo
Join Brighton Fire Rescue District on Saturday, May 21 for a day of fun, games and safety messages at the Annual Safety Expo. The event takes place at the Prairie Center Shopping area near Ross. There will be a fire sprinkler and kitchen fire demonstration, tower ladder rescue display, arson dog demonstration, Jaws of Life demonstration and much more. It’s a great opportunity for the community to interact with BFRD firefighters and Brighton Police officers, and learn about fire safety. For more information call 303-659-4101 or visit brightonfire.org. FREE!
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sat. May 21

Brighton Blues Blast 2016
Do you love summertime, great musicians and the Blues? Then don’t miss this great event at the Armory on Sat. May 28 – a Blues concert by the Michael Hornbuckle Band followed by Lionel Young. Tickets are $25 general admission or $35 for VIP seating. Tickets available online and at the Amory. Last year’s event sold out! For more info call 655-2140.

The Brighton Blues blast will also feature outdoor concerts on the Armory “Backstage” all day:
Noon – The Felonious Smith Band
1:00 p.m. – Bumkin
2:00 p.m. – Papa Juke
3:00 p.m.Eef
4:00 p.m. – The Delta Sonics

Elmwood Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration
Come to the Elmwood Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration in remembrance of our armed forces. Plans for the event are still in the works but will include memorial speakers, a program by Hawkquest (birds of prey) and some classic cars. Watch for more details. For info call Aaron at 655-2060.
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Mon. May 30
Free

Summerfest
Summerfest (formerly Culturefest) is an all-day event on Main Street. Enjoy free entertainment – 10:30 a.m. Dixie Leadfoot (Rockabilly), 12:30 p.m. The Margarita Bothers (summer hits) and 2:30 Rick Garcia Band (Tex Mex). Business booths will offer samples, sales, and giveaways and Main Street business will have special sales. The Community, Health, and Safety Expos will feature information booths on local non-profits, area health organizations, and police/fire protection. No festival is complete without food booths, a carnival, and kid’s activities. For more info call Susie 303-655-2218. Free!
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sat. June 4.

Art in the Park
Art in the Park is a one day festival held at Carmichael Park. View and purchase artwork, meet and talk with artists, enjoy on stage performances, artist demonstrations, and interactive art activities. Culinary Avenue will feature cuisine served by the area’s most popular and highly rated food trucks. Free! For more info call David at 303-655-2176.
10:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sat. June 25

Eagle View Adult Center
1150 Prairie Center Parkway
Brighton, Co 80601
303-655-2075
www.brightonco.gov
Open Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm


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