Erie Community Center Active Adults – Nov. 2013

Lunches are provided by the Weld County Senior Nutrition Program every Thursday at 12:15 pm. Join us for the social hour beginning at 11:00 am. Reservations are required by Tuesday at 12:00 pm by calling 303.926.2795.

After Lunch Entertainment
After the Thursday lunch, join us for free entertainment. Entertainment begins at approximately 12:45 pm and is open to anyone, whether you eat lunch with us or not.
November 7  Four In Accord
November 14  Talk on Broomfield Veterans Museum and the Veterans Experiences

Monthly Friday Lunches
Lunches are provided by the Coal Creek Meals on Wheels. Doors will open for lunch at 11:30 am and meal is served at noon. Reservations are required no later than Wednesday at 5:00 pm by calling 303.926.2795.
$4.00 – Suggested Donation for 60 +
$7.00 – Fee for under 60
Dates: November 15

Drop-In Activities
You are welcome to drop in anytime during our lounge hours to play your favorite game. Join us during these times when others will be playing the following games or activities. These scheduled times are ongoing.
Monday & Friday 9:00 am – Coffee Talk, Columbine Lounge
Tuesday 12:30 pm – Bridge, Columbine Lounge
Thursday 9:00 am – Pool, Columbine Lounge
1st & 3rd Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm – Painting, Lehigh

Friday Afternoon Bingo
Join in on the fun in this friendly game of BINGO and an afternoon to socialize with friends. Registration is not required. Bingo is played in the Mitchell room.
Date: Friday, November 1
Time: 1:30 pm

Drop-In 50+ Adult Sports Schedule
Volleyball – Fridays – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Racquetball – Tuesdays – 8:30 – 11:30 am (singles/doubles)
Tennis – Fridays – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (weather permitting)
Pickleball Indoor – Mondays, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tuesdays – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday – 12:30-3:30 pm
Pickleball Outdoor – Wednesday, 5:30-7:30- pm
Friday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Introduction to Qi-Gong and Tai-Chi Chuan
Qi-gong (Energy Cultivation) is the practice of coordinating one’s mind, breathing, and body movement to improve circulation throughout the body. Based on one’s practice, mental attitude, metabolism, sleep, physical strength and balance, and thus over-all health will display significant improvement. This 75 minute class will consist of learning such movements as the:  Yuan Gong, Pai Da Gong and the Ba Duan Jin (Eight Section Brocade). Tai-chi Chuan (Boundless Fist) uses the mind to lead the body and trains tranquility in motion. Slowness, lightness, balance, calmness and clarity are its qualities. Students will be taught the 13-Posture Form. Loose clothing is recommended. Registration deadline is one week prior to class start date.
Day: Tuesdays
Date: November 5 – 26
Time: 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Fee:  R $35/NR $45


Foot Clinics
A registered nurse provides a full range of services to treat your feet the 4th Tuesday of each month. Call Summercares at 303.651.5224 to make an appointment and for fee information.
November 19

Medicare or Medicaid Counseling
Free counseling is available to you for help with Medicare or Medicaid issues. Reserve a 45 minute, one-on-one appointment with a SHIP counselor, specially trained on Medicare insurance and Medicaid low-income programs. They can help you fill out forms or answer questions. For general questions about Medicare call Centura Health at 970.347.8743. Appointments are available from 1:00-4:00 pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Call 303.926.2795, to reserve your appointment.
November 21

Blood Pressure Checks
Blood pressure checks are a free service offered by the Mountain View Fire Department. They are offered on the 1st Thursday of every month from 11:00 am – Noon. There is no need to make a reservation, just stop in the Briggs room for a free check.
November 7


Lunch at DazzleJazz
We’re headed downtown to DazzleJazz; presenting an authentic Jazz Club experience unlike anything in Colorado. They pride themselves on the high quality of service, food, and drink while providing an intimate showcase of local, national, and international musicians. Named “One of the Top 100 Jazz Club in the World” by Downbeat magazine and “Best Jazz Club” by Westword, this is a trip you won’t want to miss. Fee includes transportation. Lunch is on your own, price range $7-$20, bring cash or credit card. Registration deadline is November 7.
Day:    Friday
Date: November 22
Time:   10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fee:    R $9/NR $12

Scrooge: The Musical @ Candlelight Theater
Leslie Bricusse’s spectacular musical extravaganza is a heart-warming family story based on Charles Dickens’ classic ‘A Christmas Carol’. The Candlelight is excited to be enhancing our yuletide favorite with new large-scale illusions and special effects, making SCROOGE a more magical show than ever before. Fee includes show, dinner, coffee, tea, soda, tax, tip and transportation. Upgrades to menu items are extra. Registration deadline is November 3.
Day:    Sunday
Date:   November 24
Time:   12:00 – 6:00 pm
Fee:     R $45/NR $55

Mimi’s Café & Holiday Lights Tour
Treat yourself to dinner at Mimi’s Cafe in Westminster. After dinner enjoy a tour of holiday lights, and to cap off the evening, we will view the winning homes in Erie’s Holiday Lighting Contest. Fee includes transportation. Dinner is on your own, price range $11-$19. Registration deadline is December 1.
Day:    Friday
Date:   December 13
Time:   4:30 – 8:30 pm
Fee:     R $9/NR $12

Holiday Tour at The Governor’s Residence & High Tea
Enjoy the elegant holiday decorations at this beautiful historic home know fondly as “Colorado’s Home.” Built in 1908 the Governor’s Residence has served as home to Colorado sitting Governors and their families since 1959. After the tour you will enjoy a high tea at the Denver Tea Room. Fee includes tour, high tea and transportation. Registration deadline is December 3.
Day:    Wednesday
Date:   December 18
Time:   9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fee:     R $39/NR $49

Extended Travel

Majestic Mountains Tour
Leave the winter driving to us as you experience a wine tasting and dinner while staying at the Wine Country Inn, Palisades. Next we will head to Ouray/Telluride to ride in a warm snowcat out into the mountains then soak in the hot springs. You will enjoy a free day in Telluride riding the gondola and exploring. Note: 4 day/3 nights all inclusive trip; includes all motor coach transportation, lodging, snowcat tour, most meals, admissions, and escort. Call 303.926.2795 for more information.
Date:   January 21 – 24
Fee:    Double $649/ Single $778
Deposit $200
Trip insurance TBD


Get To Know Your H20
Where does our water come from, and where does it go after we use it? We turn on the tap, drink it, bathe in it, flush it, let it drain and more. Learn about local water resources from source to tap and beyond in this 45 minute interactive presentation! Presented by, Keep It Clean Partnership education staff. Registration deadline is one week before presentation.
Day:    Tuesday
Date:   November 12
Time:   10:30 – 11:30 am
Fee:     Free

Erie Community Center Active Adults

450 Powers St.

Erie, CO  80516
To register for all programs, call 303-926-2795.

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