Colorado Springs Senior Center 1514 N. Hancock – 719-955-3400
Please stop by or go online to find the full listing of classes, trips and special events at www.csseniorcenter.com. All classes require registration.
Song Spinners Dinner and Show. Dec. 7, 6-7:45 p.m. $10. Let’s celebrate the holiday season with a fun performance by “The Song Spinners.” The Song Spinners are a group that performs a lively variety show all around Colorado Springs. With their Theatrical Props and costumes, their performance is a crowd pleaser! Dinner is included with your ticket.
Senior Choral-Holiday Concert. Dec. 11, 1:30-2:30 p.m. & Dec. 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Be filled with the Christmas spirit while listening to the classics of the holiday! Refreshments will be served
Holiday Krafts, Kookies and Kiddos. Dec. 12, 1-3. Bring the grandkids or a special child in your life for an afternoon of fun! We will decorate cookies, make a craft, take a photo at our booth and watch a Christmas movie! What a fun way to make a memory
Gift Wrapping. Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donate. Need help wrapping your Christmas gifts or can’t find the time to get it all done? Let us wrap your gifts! We will set up shop in the lobby and all donations will benefit the Senior Center.
Tunes on Tuesday- Pikes Peak Flute Choir. Dec. 18, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Established in 1984, the Pikes Peak flute Choir is now more of a flute orchestra! From tiny piccolo to the very large subcontrabass flute, our musicians create a rich depth of sound. The 35-plus members range from 16-80!
Exercise & Dance
This is not a complete list, so please stop by or go online to find the full listing. Look for these classes and more in the Exercise and Dance class schedules.
• Yoga– Several classes to choose form including vinyasa, gentle and chair yoga
• Drums Alive! – This unique drumming class is different from every other exercise class you’ve tried. It captures the essence of movement and rhythm utilizing drum sticks and a stability ball. Super fun alert!
• Silver Sneakers Boom – SilverSneaker Classes have now added more options to their class offerings. We are proud to offer SilverSneaker Boom Muscle which is a higher intensity strength focused class. This class incorporates athletic exercises that boost overall fitness. Move through muscle-conditioning blocks and activity-specific drills to
improve strength and functional skill. If you are a SilverSneaker member this class is free for you to take.
• Feldenkrais– Awareness thru movement, develops awareness, flexibility, coordination and balance.
• Power Moves – Power Moves provides community exercise, enrichment, education, and empowerment for everyone to get better and stay better. The Y has created a comprehensive, neuroplasticity-principled program that integrates the latest exercise
and wellness research. This program provides a supportive exercise environment to optimize brain recovery and repair. We utilize exercise as medicine to increase quality of life so that you can get better and stay better.
FREE, but please register. A donation of $1 to the Senior Center is requested. This is not a complete list.
- Feed Your Brain – Dec. 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
- Hands on Health – Dec.7, 10-11 a.m.
- Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s – Dec. 11, 10-11:30 a.m.
- Eye Health – Dec. 11, 1-2 p.m.
- Nurse Chats: Is it Influenza or a Common Cold? – Dec.12, 10-11 a.m.
- Stretch Your Grocery Dollar – Dec. 13, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
- Breathe and Be – Dec. 13, 10-11 a.m.
Look on our website or call for more class info and to register.
You do not have to be an artist to take an art class! Find your creativity and let it flourish through the variety that we offer. Some classes have additional supply costs. So many to choose from including Drawing, painting, mixed media chair caning and other unique offerings. Call for more info! 955-3400
- Ideas for Living Large – Dec. 4 & 11, 10-11:30 a.m. $12
- All about Facebook – Dec. 7, 1-3 p.m. $20
A Christmas Carol on Broadway. Dec. 5, 3-10:30 p.m. $70. This is sure to get you into the holiday spirit! Essential to the holiday season in Denver, A Christmas Carol is a joyous and opulent musical adaptation that traces money-hoarding skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge’s triumphant overnight journey into redemption. This classic tale will move you and delight you! Box lunches will be provided for the bus ride.
Rosemont Castle Tour and Lunch. Dec. 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $30. Built in 1893, this 37-room mansion was home to the John A. and Margaret Thatcher family and named for Mrs. Thatcher’s favorite flower. Designed by noted New York architect Henry Hudson Holly and spent two years under construction! Nearly all furnishings are original to the home. Lunch will be on your own at The Cracker Barrel
Open Public Dances
Every Thursday 1:30-3 p.m. A suggested donation of $3 to the band is appreciated. Pick up the schedule of bands at the front desk.
Free Friday Ping Pong
Open play from 1:30-2:30
Fountain Valley Senior Center 5745 Southmoor Drive – 719-520-6470
Meal Served Daily- Monday-Fridays, noon. Suggested donation is $2.25
RAMP (Rural Area Meal Program) please call 520-6471 for more information
Meals on Wheels please call 884-2300
Transportation please call 520-6472 for additional information. Reservations are required.
Medical Equipment Lending Closet- 392-3500
Thrift Shoppe – Open Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Fountain Valley Senior Center has Bingo four times a month:
- Thursday, Dec. 6 – 1 p.m.
• Monday, Dec. 10 – 1 p.m.
• Thursday, Dec. 13 – 1 p.m.
• Monday, Dec. 17 – 1 p.m..
Weekly Activities at the Fountain Valley Senior Center:
- Interpretive Dance: Monday at 10:30am-Free
- Yoga: Monday at 3:00pm and Friday at 9:00am-Free
- Blood Pressure Checks every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 10:45am-Free
- Porcelain Class: Tuesday at 9:30am
- Line Dancing: Tuesday at 1:00pm- Cost $2
- Oil Painting: Wednesday at 8:30am-Cost $25 for a 4-week course
- Quilt Class: Wednesday at 9:30am-Free
- T’ai Chi: Wednesday at 9:30am-Cost $2
- Harmonizer practice: Wednesday at 2:30pm
- Fitness Walking: Thursday at 10:30am-Free
- Woodcarving: Thursday at 8:00am-Cost $2
- Rubber Stamp: Thursday at 10:00am-Cost $2
- Wii Games: Friday at 10:00am-Free
- Chi Kung: Friday at 10:00am-Cost $1
- Computer Class: Friday at 10:00am-free
- *Let’s play cards Monday thru Friday from 1-4pm
Additional FVSC November Events:
• Barb Bragdon’s musical entertainment on Friday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. with karaoke to follow at 12:30pm.
• The Day Traveler’s meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m.
• Macular Degeneration Support Group meets on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m.
• Song Spinners Christmas Dinner Show on Friday, Dec. 14 at 5:30 p.m. (cost is $10)
• Biscuits and Gravy on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 8 a.m. (cost $3)
• The Fountain Valley Senior Center will be closed on the following days:
Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24 & 25 for the Christmas Holiday.
Hillside Community Center 925 S. Institute – 385-7900
Golden Circle Nutrition Program – Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-noon. Reservations required 24 hours in advance at (719) 884-2304. $2.25 per meal suggested donation.
Games at Hillside – Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Billiards cost is $1.
Table Tennis – Wednesdays, 12:45 to 2:30 p.m. Free to play, donations welcome
Seniors on Saturday – Third Saturday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Iota Beta Omega Chapter Alpha Sorority, Inc. Come enjoy activities, refreshments, games, music and prizes.
Seniors Enjoying Exercise – Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. Seniors enjoy exercise and strength conditioning.
Meadows Park Community Center 1943 S. El Paso – 385-7940
Exercise Class – Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Taught by a certified instructor, this 45-minute session will make you feel better inside and out.
Tri-Lakes Senior Center 1300 Higby Road, Monument
1300 Higby Road, Monument, CO 80132 (on the campus of Lewis-Palmer High School) Open Monday through Friday, 1-4 p.m., and other days and times to accommodate scheduled events.
Monday Movie Matinee – Mondays, 1-4 p.m. Recent and classic movies with free refreshments and snacks.
Pinochle – Tuesdays, noon-4 p.m.; Thursdays 1-4 p.m.
Line Dancing – Tuesdays, 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Ladies Tea – Third Tuesday of the Month 1-3 p.m. Open to everyone. Each month is a different theme. Please bring a salad, side or dessert to share.
Bingo – Third Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. Prizes galore!
Bridge – Second Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Mah Jong – Fridays, 1-4 p.m. Join us for national Mah Jong.
Foot Care Clinic – Second Wednesday and last Friday, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Service by the Visiting Nurse Association. Thirty-minute appointment for $30. Call 719-577-4448 for an appointment (please no walk-ins). Services include callous and corn buffing; toenail clipping, trimming and filing; circulation check; monofilament test; skin condition check; pulse check in both feet; and foot care education.
Golden Circle Nutrition Program Senior Lunch – Monday and Thursday, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meal served at 166 Second Street, Monument. $2 suggested donation.
Tri-Lakes Health Advocacy Partnership Seniors Lunch – Wednesday, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meal served at 146 Jefferson Street, Monument (basement of the School District 38 Administrative Building). $3 donation suggested.
Westside Community Center 1628 W. Bijou St. – 385-7920
Crafts Unlimited – Fridays, 9-11 a.m. No registration fee. Bring materials for the project you are working on, enjoy a beverage, good conversation, and share creative ideas with other crafters.
Golden Circle Nutrition Program – Mondays-Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling 387-6758 or 385-7920. The suggested donation is $2.25.
Lively Discussion Book Club – 2nd Thursdays, 12:30-2 p.m.
SilverSneakers Classic – Wednesdays and Fridays, 9-10 a.m. This fitness class is designed for seniors who want to improve their general health and well-being and … it’s fun! For more information, please call 385-7920 ext. 100. $5 per class if your insurance does not cover it.
VNA Foot Care Clinic – third Wednesday and last Tuesday of each month by appointment only. The Visiting Nurse Association performs foot care services including: toenail clipping/trimming/filing, callous and corn buffing, foot care education, blood pressure checks, follow-up with physician as needed. Services are offered in the east building at 1616 W. Bijou St. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 385-7920 ext. 100. Cost is $45 for first visit, $35 thereafter. Payments can be made at time of appointment.of service.
Woodland Park Senior Center 321 N. Pine Street, Woodland Park – 719-687-3877
Golden Circle Nutrition Program. Lunch served from 11:45 to 12:15 weekdays. Suggested donation is $2.25.Golden Circle Nutrition Program. Lunch served from 11:45 to 12:15 weekdays. Suggested donation is $2.25.
Monday: Quilting, 9-11:30 a.m. Bridge, noon-3 p.m.
Tuesday: Catered club luncheon (fundraiser) and program, fourth Tuesdays 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Reservations required. $7.50
Wednesday: Exercise Class for Arthritis, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Bridge, noon-3 p.m.
Thursday: Bingo, 10:30-11:30. Free. Free Blood Pressure checks, second Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Advanced Tai Chi, 1-1:30 p.m.
Friday: Exercise Class for Arthritis, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Art class, 1-3 p.m. Different projects every week. Newcomers welcome.
Saturday: Pancake Breakfast, third Saturdays, 8-11 a.m. All you can eat, $8! Kids six and under are $2!