Northglenn Senior Center – Aug. 2023

Senior Activity: Summer Salad Days

Northglenn Senior Center at noon on Aug. 1

Bring a salad of any type to this potluck — green, fruit, pasta, macaroni or maybe a desert salad. The cost is free — just contribute to the potluck. Register by July 29.

 Get Active: Yoga in the Park

Danahy Park, Roseanna Dr. & Livingston Dr. on Aug. 3 and Aug. 3 from 7 until 8 p.m.

Connect with yourself, your community, and nature in this class designed to leave you feeling welcomed, supported, and just the right amount of challenged. For all levels. Please bring your mat (or blanket) and any props you might want. Cost is the drop-in fee and you can sign up the day of the activity.

 Senior Activity: First Friday Flick

Northglenn Senior Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway at 1 p.m. on Aug. 4
Hang out and enjoy a movie and free popcorn. Titles will be announced one week prior at the center and online. Cost is free, but please sign up in advance.

Bike Giveaway

Maintenance and Operations Facility, 12301 Claude Ct. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 5
Receive a free bike that has been cleaned up and or repaired by the Northglenn Bike Program volunteers. Availability is first-come, first-served. You can also drop off an unused bike for donations; boys and adult bikes are the biggest need, but we happily accept any type of bike. 

 Northglenn Arts: Game of Tiaras

Parsons Theatre, 1 E. Memorial Parkway. Multiple shows on Aug. 4, 5 and 6.

When the aging king of a Magical Kingdom decides to split his empire between his three daughters – Cinderella, Belle, and the Snow Queen (who in no way resembles a copyrighted character) – terrible tragedy ensues. Terrible, hilarious tragedy. 

Combining the gut-wrenching plot twists of Game of Thrones and the soul-numbing despair of Shakespearean tragedy, this adaptation of King Lear will leave you dying with laughter as the body count mounts. 

 Free Family Swim

Kiwanis Pool, 550 Garland Dr., from 5 until 8 p.m. on Aug. 10

Northglenn families can enjoy a summer evening at the pool – and some free ice cream! For more information, call 303.450.8800. In case of inclement weather, call 303.457.1578 for potential closures.

Senior Activity: Gaming with the Chief

Senior Center at 10:45 a.m. on Aug. 11

Challenge Chief Jim May in crokinole — a disk flicking dexterity board game. No cost; just come by. No registration needed.

 Flick and Float

Northglenn Recreation Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Aug. 12

Jump into the pool and watch a PG-13 movie. We’ll provide inner tubes – just bring a swimsuit and towel! Cost is free – no sign-up needed. The first 60 people can attend. The movie will be announced at www.northglenn. org/teens or on Parks and Rec social media channels a week in advance. Drop-off starts at 6:45 p.m. and pick-up is by 9:15. All facility and aquatics age restrictions apply.

 Northglenn Arts: The Little Mermaid, A Missoula Children’s Theatre Production.

Parsons Theatre on Aug. 12 at 3 and 7 p.m.

Audiences of all ages will get a fresh look at an age-old favorite when the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and more than 60 local students present THE LITTLE MERMAID. Deep in the salty waters of the Sassafras Sea, there lived a Little Mermaid. Her name was Celia. She lived for music. In fact, it was said that she had the loveliest scales in all of the Deep. Celia and her three sisters were allowed one visit to the World Above, each on their sixteenth birthday, to learn the secrets of life on dry land. Their discoveries included ferocious dragons, advancing armies and, of course, a handsome and resourceful Prince Charming. In a new version of the age-old tale, lots of music, plot surprises and humor await the audience.

 Senior Activity: Sculpture Tour

Northglenn Senior Center, 1 E. Memorial Parkway at 9 a.m. on Aug. 16
Tour the city’s collection of more than 25 sculptures, which were created by artists from throughout the country. Please register soon as the trip only has 14 spots available. There is no cost.

White Elephant Lunch

Northglenn Senior Center from noon until 3 p.m. on Aug. 18

One man’s trash is another’s treasure. Bring a wrapped item of some value to exchange after we enjoy a boxed lunch. Cost is $12. Please register by Aug. 15.

Dancing Through the Decades www.northglenn.org/backintime

Northglenn Festival Lawn, 1 E. Memorial Parkway, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Aug. 18.
Time to dress up and boogie down! Join us for this fun gathering to enjoy different decades of music each hour. Gaytan Dance teaches some moves at the top of each hour, the DJ spins fun dance tunes all night, and there are prizes for the best costumes and dancers. There will also be a drone show, booths, photo op opportunities, food, drinks and more. This year’s themes are:
7 p.m.: ’70s Flower Child vs. Disco
8 p.m.: ’80s Hair Band vs. Old School Hip-Hop
9 pm.: 90s Grunge vs. Country

 Get Active: Sound Bath

Northglenn Recreation Center from noon until 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 19

Experience what sound vibration immersion can do for your body, mind and energy field. The cost is $20 for residents, $25 for non-residents. Please register by Aug. 16.

Northglenn Arts: Boulder Phil’s Latin Beats

Festival Lawn from 6 until 7 p.m. on Aug. 20

Join the Boulder Phil’s percussion ensemble for an evening of rhythm, excitement and fun. This is a family-friendly event that is sure to delight audiences with a dynamic and interactive presentation about percussion styles from Latin and South America.

Senior Activity: Miniature Golf

Boondocks, 11425 Community Center Dr. at 1 p.m. on Aug. 23

Take a round of miniature golf. Prizes are awarded for the best score or any hole-in-one. The cost is about $10, which is paid for at the center. Please sign up by Aug. 21.

 Senior Activity: Ice Cream Social

Senior Center at 1 p.m. on Aug. 25

Go bananas, because it’s National Banana Split Day! Give your taste buds the thrill of delicious ice cream and luscious chocolate covering a fresh banana topped off with nuts, a cherry and whipped cream. The cost is free, but please register by Aug. 22.

Teen Activity: Video Game Day

Northglenn Recreation Center from 1 until 6 p.m. on Aug. 26

Have some festive fun while playing local pick-up competitive games! Participants will receive fun prizes. The cost is $5. Please sign up by Aug. 23.

Annual Recreation Center Closure

The Northglenn Recreation Center, including the Senior Center and Parsons Theatre, will be closed from Aug. 28 to Sept. 4 for yearly cleaning and maintenance. No classes or activities will be held except for some theatre rehearsals. Call 303.450.8800 for additional information.

Dog Daze of Summer

Kiwanis Pool from 5 until 7 p.m. on Sept. 5

Just before Kiwanis Pool closes for the summer, we let it go to the dogs! Bring your aquatic inclined pooch for a fun dip in the pool. Please make sure immunizations are up-to-date. The cost is $5 per dog.

Senior Activity: Estate Planning

Senior Center at 2 p.m. on Sept. 5

Do you want to keep your family out of court and save them thousands of dollars in legal fees after you pass? Learn from attorneys at Althaus Law how to avoid the probate process, protect your family, and get your hard-earned assets to the people you want to inherit them. Cost is free, but please sign up by Sept. 2.

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