The MAC For Active Adult Lifestyles – May 2015
D-Fense for Your Health
Scientists keep discovering new benefits of vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin. Learn about these new discoveries and get recent recommendations for amounts to consume for optimal health. Resident fee: $11; non-resident $13. Pre-registration required by call 303-426-4310.
Monday May 4 1-2 pm
What I Need to Know About My Computer
This is the first class in a progressive series of six classes designed to get new computer users up to speed. Class includes basic terminology and set-up, navigating to folders, finding programs, using the task bar, minimizing and maximizing, connecting to WiFi, sending simple email and more. Resident fee: $51; non-resident $61. Bring your fully charged laptop computer to class if you have one. Pre-registration required by calling 303-426-4310.
Monday and Wednesday May 11 & 13 5:45-8 pm
Welcome to Windows
This is the second class in a progressive series of six classes designed to get new computer users up to speed. Windows is the manager on your computer. Class covers changing desktop background, dialog boxes, installing/removing software, computer memory, formatting fonts, and copy and paste. Resident fee: $51; non-resident $61. Bring your fully charged laptop computer to class if you have one. Pre-registration required by calling 303-426-4310.
Monday and Wednesday May 18 & 20 5:45-8 pm
Explore Housing Options
Due to physical, financial, or social reasons, there may come a time to say goodbye to what you thought was your forever home. There are many senior housing options. Learn the pros and cons of active adult communities, independent living apartments, assisted living, and continuing-care retirement communities. This seminar provides valuable information on what to consider when thinking of a new living situation. Seminar attendees can enter to win a prize drawing. Resident fee: $3; non-resident $4. Pre-registration required by calling 303-426-4310.
Tuesday May 12 10-11 am
Make a jar of delicious, zippy sauerkraut in this hands on class. Bring a clean glass quart jar with lid, cutting board, knife, and mixing bowl. Samples are recipes for other lacto-fermented foods are provided. $5 supply fee payable to instructor. Resident fee $13; non-resident $15. Pre-registration required by calling 303-426-4310.
Thursday May 14 6-7:30 pm
Stop Sciatic Pain
Sciatic pain is a common and debilitating form of low back and leg pain. Exercise is often an important part of the treatment. Learn some causes for sciatic pain and stretching and strengthening exercises to help relieve sciatica. Wear comfortable clothes for exercising. Resident fee: $11; non-resident $13. Pre-registration required by calling 303-426-4310.
Monday May 18 1-2 pm
Brunch & Booksigning with Dusty Saunders
Dusty Saunders, a writer-columnist at the Rocky Mountain News for 54 years, specialized in TV coverage for 40 years. During his career, Dusty met Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Peter Jennings, Tom Brokaw, and Katie Couric just to name a few. He now writes a sports column for the Denver Post. Enjoy a light brunch while Dusty shares his experiences of growing up in Denver and working in the media. Dusty’s new book is available for purchase and autographing. Seating is limited. Registration deadline is Monday, May 18. Resident fee: $7; non-resident $9.
Thursday May 21 9-10:30 am
The MAC is jointly owned and operated by the City of Westminster and the Hyland Hills Parks and Recreation District.
The MAC Welcomes All Adults
The MAC For Active Adult Lifestyles welcomes adults age 21 and better to participate in classes, fitness/wellness activities, educational programs, seminars and special events. The MAC trip program provides transportation to theatre/music performances, sporting events, hiking locations, area restaurants, and a multitude of local attractions. Don’t miss out on the award-winning opportunities specifically geared for adults age 21 and better at The MAC!
3295 W. 72nd Ave.