Lafayette Senior Services – Sept. 2022
Celebrate being a Grandparent
Are you a grandparent? Then let us celebrate! Join us for a picnic in the park. Join other grandparents while the grandchildren are in school for a celebration. We will be at Waneka Lake where you can enjoy the beautiful sights, play games, and soak up the conversations. The event includes a box lunch, drinks, and activities. You can bring extra chairs, blankets or anything special on your own. Price is per person.
Friday, 9/9, 12-2 pm
Senior Resource Fair
Join us for a spectacular Resource Fair, where you can listen to speakers, find out about resources in your community and much more. Space is limited for speaker presentations; pre-registration is preferred.
Noble Treasures Antiques Explained
One of Lafayette’s main street staples is this antique shop and collectibles mall with over 20 dealers. For this special event, Noble Treasures has asked their dealers to be in the store to answer questions and tell a bit about who they are and why they collect the items they do. So, whether you are in the market for some items or would just like to learn more about some of the treasures here, stop by between 2-4 pm on Saturday, September 17 to learn more!
Sat, 9/17, 2-4 pm
3rd Law Dance/Theater Dance for Parkinson’s: Dance for Balance
3rd Law Dance/Theater offers gentle movement classes for people living with Parkinson’s or with other mobility considerations. Evidence from more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific studies show the effectiveness and benefits of the Dance for PD teaching approach. Dance improves quality of life by increasing mobility, endurance, balance and strength through joyful physical activity. For Boulder Falls Prevention Week, in chairs or standing, we will explore elements of different dance styles with energizing and inspiring music to accompany us. No experience necessary.
Mon, 9/19, 2-3pm
Reducing Your Fall Risk with Chinook Pharmacy
Many factors play into our fear of falling. Did you know that the medications you take could put you at higher risk for falling? Pleased to have a pharmacist from Lafayette’s Chinook Pharmacy to discuss medications that could put you are higher risk and get your current medications reviewed.
Tues, 9/20 ,11am to 12pm
Walking Tour of Art on the Street in Lafayette – Level 2 Walking
All who wander are not lost. Come wander with us and learn about the City of Lafayette’s public art installations. Stacey Bernstein, Lafayette’s Public Art Coordinator, will guide us on a walking tour through around 20 art pieces and provide interesting facts and information about each one.
We will complete a little over 1 mile walk and return to our starting point. Dress for the weather and wear your walking shoes. We hope you will join us!
Thurs, 9/8, 10:30-11:30am
Rockies Game vs. San Francisco Level 2 Walking
Grab a friend or make some new ones and join us for a the ball game. Today the Rockies take on the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field. Leave your car in the parking lot at the Senior Center and ride in comfort in our bus. Win, lose or draw, we will have fun watching this American favorite! Wear comfortable shoes as there will be a fair amount of walking and money to buy your lunch (peanuts and Cracker Jacks are recommended).
Thurs, 9/22, 11am-6pm
Cheesemaking and Farm Tour – Level 2 Walking
Visit the 5-acre Briar Gate Farms, located west of Longmont overlooking the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and learn to make cheese! We will also meet the Nubian goats that make the milk, see the milk house, and visit some of the other animals that make this farm their home. We will experience a cheese making demonstration and learn everything we need to know to make cheese at home. We will continue our cheese themed experience with a late lunch at nearby Caprese Trattoria. Registration deadline is two weeks prior to date. Lunch will be an on your own. Please bring water and wear comfortable shoes.
Tues, 9/27, 10am-4pm
Tree Walk at Waneka Lake – Level 3 Walking
Whether you’re taking a walk in the park or simply admiring your neighbor’s landscape, it’s nice to be able to identify different tree species. If you’d enjoy some fun sleuth work, join tree expert CSU extension horticulture expert, Amy Lentz for a Tree Walk at Waneka Lake. We will park in the west lot and meet at the boat house. We will walk the 1.2 mile loop while learning tips and tricks to identify trees. Wear comfortable shoes, dress for the weather and bring a water bottle.
Wed, 9/28, 9:30-11 am