Thornton Active Adult Center – Aug. 2019

Colorado History
Listen to the pioneer tales of Colorado history interspersed with some of the best-loved songs of the time as well as original compositions about early Colorado pioneer women: Clara Brown, Chipeta, Silverheeels, Rattlesnake Kate, and Matilda Godfrey. Tales also include Native Americans, miners, cowboys, and ranchers.
Friday, August 2 at 1:00 p.m. If you’d like to join us for lunch, call 303-255-7850 to register by 4pm the day before. Lunch is $4 for residents and $4.50 for non-residents. Educational program is free.

Diabetes Self-Management
Free diabetes classes for those who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Topics include: introductions, healthy eating, monitoring your blood sugar, and reducing risk of chronic diseases. Presented by Tri-County Healthy. Call 303-255-7850 to sign up. Tuesday, Aug 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 1:15-3:15 p.m. Free!

Ballroom Blast
Instructor Lena Murphy is back to lead you through ballroom basics with a different dance-style featured each month. August dance is the Cha-Cha! No partner required! Monday, Aug 5-26 from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. 531707-D Fees: $22R/$26NR per 4 week session.

Yoga with Chuna
Restore vitality to the body and open your mind and soul. Join us for an hour of yoga stretch that can be modified for all levels and conditions. Drop-in on Mondays and Fridays from 2-3 p.m. Fees: $3.50R/$4NR per class. 10 visit punch pass $35R/$40NR

Peyote Stitch Rings
Learn needle and thread bead weaving by Karla Wright, owner of Alley Cat Beads. All supplies included. 531301-D Monday, August 26 1-3 p.m. Fees: $35R/$37NR

Help! I Can’t Get Up!
Do you have a hard time getting up once you sit down? Is getting off the floor a seemingly impossible task? It doesn’t have to be that way! Learn some exercises that will help to strengthen key muscles used in daily activities, as well as effective ways to get up and down. Wear comfortable clothes for doing exercise. Wednesday, August 28 at 1:00 p.m. Free!

TED Talks
What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s? Lisa Genova, Neuroscientist and author of Still Alice beckons us into the lives of people with neurological disease. Thursday, August 29 from 1-2 p.m. Free!

Thornton Active Adult Center
9471 Dorothy Boulevard Thornton, CO 80229
Phone #:303-255-7850

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