Lafayette Senior Services – June 2022

To register call 303-665-9052, email olderadults@lafayetteco.gov, or register online at www.lafayetteco.gov\seniors 

New Silver Sneakers Stability Class starting June 3rd!! 

Movements taught in class focus on specific exercises to improve strength and power around the ankle, knee, and hip joints while improving your reaction time. This class is designed for fall prevention and is suitable for nearly every fitness level. 

Fridays 10:15-11 am

“JAM” SESSIONS

Felicity Muench is the Senior Center’s guitar and ukulele instructor extraordinaire, and she will be available at various points during the summer should the group request a refresher class.  Her regular lessons will start again in the fall.  We hope you will mark these dates on your calendar and join your fellow musicians and get together! Please RSVP.

June 1 & 29th 10:30-11:30am

Blue Ribbon Crafts at the Senior Center 

Join Senior Center staff in making a simple but fun craft. All the materials that are needed for our fabulous crafts will be provided!  You will leave with a beautiful handmade project that you can proudly display in your home or give as a gift. Registration is required. June’s project is a Red, White, and Blue Porch Décor

Friday, 6/3 1-3 pm 

Estate Planning 

In a single, easy session, you’ll complete a will, financial power of attorney, and combined medical directive, all with the help of Colorado licensed attorney Mike Anderson. Class includes all materials, witnessing, notarizing, and individual review. 

Wednesday, 6/8, 1-3 pm

Fraud, Scams & Identity Theft, Oh My!

Come talk with the Community Protection Division of the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office about the latest scams they are hearing about. You’ll learn about effective ways to block calls and protect your information and identity.

Friday, 6/10, 9:30-11 am

Mats for the Homeless 

We need people to help organize and cut grocery bags to make the plarn and anyone willing to assist with crocheting the mats (bring your hooks, size P or bigger). You can also donate plastic grocery bags to the Senior Center for this project. Once mats are completed, they are donated to Sister Carme and the Lafayette Police Department.

Friday, 6/10 & 6/24, 1-4pm 

AARP Smart Driver

Improve your driving skills, increase safety, and possibly receive a discount on your insurance. Open to all individuals 50+. Certification is valid for 3 years. Registration is required, please call soon spots fill up fast 

Tuesday, 6/14, 12:30-5pm

Hearing Clinic 

Family Hearing is back to provide free audiology services such as ears checked and cleaned, hearing aids inspected and cleaned, and hearing screenings. Appointments are required.

Tuesday. 6/14, 1-2:30pm

There is nothing to Worry about

Our brains are wired to worry.  Listen to Dr. Bill McCann show us why we should mindfully calm our worried minds. 

Friday, 6/17 1-3 pm

Memory Café- SPARK! Art with BMoCA at The Lafayette Library

Welcome Melinda Laz, the Outreach & Education Manager from Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA). She will share information about their SPARK! programs, give a presentation featuring a few of the artists and exhibitions on view at BMoCA and lead a simple art activity for participants to try, inspired by artists on view in the exhibition. SPARK! is a series of programs specifically designed to make BMoCA’s art exhibitions accessible for people with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their caregivers. SPARK! is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. The program is presented in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association.

Wednesday, 6/22, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Explore Sterling’s Tree Sculptures

Sterling is known as the city of living trees.  Meet the sculptor that made it that way!  We will start by meeting the artist himself at his studio.

Wednesday, 6/22, the bus leaves at 8:30 am

Library’s Makerspace 3D printer

Join us and learn how to use a 3D printer with a chance to print your object!!

Tuesday, 6/28, 1-3:30pm

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