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.
Back Yard Bash with Bill Baxter. Aug. 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $3. Join us for a fun patio cookout and celebration of summer! Enjoy music around the campfire with Bill Baxter, while eating grilled hot dogs and tasty S’mores.
Senior Law Day. Aug. 4, 9-1. Free. This annual seminar addresses legal topics specifically or seniors in Colorado. Local attorneys will provide information regarding probate, Medicare vs Medicaid, VA benefits, and much more. Open to seniors, adult children, caregivers or interested others. Lunch provided.
Coffee with a Cop. Aug. 14, 9-10:30 a.m. Free. Simply a conversation and hot coffee with an officer from the Colorado Springs Police Department. Each month (May thru August) you will meet a different officer who is as excited to know you as you are to meet them.
State Fair Time Pie Baking Contest. Aug. 15, 1-3 p.m. $5. Local senior community chefs will compete for the coveted Senior Center Blue Ribbons. Fruit pies, custard pies, everybody LOVES pie! Attendees will enjoy pie-tasting and voting for the best pie in Colorado Springs.
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.
• What is Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine – Aug. 1, 10-11
• Palliative Service – Aug. 3, 10-11
• Juicing Your Way to Vitality – Aug. 6, 10:30-11:30
• Medicare Made Clear – Aug. 7, 1-2:30
• Essential Oils and Daily Rollers – Aug. 8, 10-11
• Balance and Dizziness – Aug. 10, 10-11
• Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s – Aug. 14, 10-11:30
• Navigating Your Way Though Medicare – Aug. 15, 10-11:30
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
• Not all Real Estate Agents are Equal – Aug. 8, 10-11 Free
• Improv Comedy-Confidence for Play and Public Speaking – Aug. 20, 9-11:30 $10
• Intro to Water- Bath Canning and Jam Making – Aug. 21-23, 1:30-3:30 $12
• Intro to Microsoft Excel – Aug. 1, 1-3 $20
• Facebook – Aug. 8, 1-3 $20
• Computer Basics – Aug. 14, 1-2 $5
On Wednesday, Aug. 1, we will hold a lottery for the following trips! Call or come in between 8-10 a.m. to put your name in the basket.
Informational Meeting: Exploring Greece and It’s Islands. Aug. 2, 11-12. We are going on the trip of a lifetime! Imagine traveling thru Mykonos and Santorini. Athens, Dinner shows, Meterora, Delphi, Olympia, Greek farm Visit, Cooking Classes, Dance Class etc… The trip will be April 11-25th 2019 Do not miss out on this trip!
Vino and Notes Saturday. Aug. 4, 11:30-4. $45. The Woodland Park 10th annual Wine, Food and Jazz Festival will be in Memorial Park in Woodland Park, Co. The Festival benefits Teller County Habitat for Humanity. Bring cash for dinner and vendors $10-20. There will be seating but it could be limited, bring a lawn chair if you wish.
Rockies Game Weds. Aug. 8, 10-6. $55. Cheer on The Rockies as they play the Pittsburgh Pirates. Lunch can be purchased from one of several vendors inside the stadium $10-20 or bring your own. Glass and Cans are not allowed. Game time is 1:10.
One Nation Walking Together Intertribal Powwow. Aug. 11, 9:30-2 $25. One Nation Walking Together sponsors an annual one –day powwow each year. This event is a celebration of Native History and culture and features Native Drums and Dancers, Native Art and Artisans, Live Wolf and Birds of Prey, Vendors and Food. Lunch will be on your own inside the Powwow.
Senior Day at the Colorado State Fair. Aug. 30, 11-4:30. $30. Join in on the fun for senior day at The State Fair in Pueblo! Please bring money for lunch and vendors, games and rides if you wish!
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
Hot Noon Meal – Mondays-Fridays, noon. Suggested donation $2.25.
Home Delivered Meals (Rural Area Meal Program) Frozen meals delivered to homebound seniors age 60 or older and those not served by Meals on Wheels. Phone 520-6471. Suggested Donation $10 for seven frozen meals, $2.50 each for shelf-stable meals, thaw and serve sandwiches, and “Pic-Nik” Meal Baskets.
Transportation – By reservation for medical appointments, grocery shopping, to Senior Center, and to conduct personal business. Transportation’s number is 520-6472. Two working day advance notice is required. Vehicles can accommodate wheelchairs. Donations accepted.
Clinics and Services
Grocery Shopping – Mondays by appointment only. Call 520-6472.
Medical Equipment Loan Closet – Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free.
Classes and Activities
Basic Computer Class: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Call 520-6470.
Breakfast Corner – Monday-Friday, 8:30-11 a.m.
Birthday Bingo – Fourth Thursdays, 1-2 p.m. Four cards for $2.
Crochet/Knitting Class – Fridays, 10 a.m. Free.
Dancing For Fun and Fitness – Wednesdays, 7 p.m. No charge (donations are accepted).
Rubber Stamp Greeting Cards – Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m. Cost is $2 per class, all supplies included.
“Harmonizers” Singing Group – Meeting and rehearsal Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. Call Sandy Franklin, 392-9202 for info.
Interpretive Dance Class – Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Free.
Let’s Play Cards – Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Free.
Line Dancing Classes – Tuesdays (Intermediate), 1 p.m.; Fridays (All Levels), 1 p.m. $2 per class.
Oil Painting Class – Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.
Porcelain Class – Tuesdays: Classes 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.
Senior Bowling at Valley Bowl – Mondays and Wednesdays, noon.
Tai-Chi and Chi Kung Classes – Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. Cost: $2. Fridays, 10-11 a.m. Cost: $1.
Travel Club, meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. To sign-up for trips call 520-6470.
“We Care” Bingo – First Thursdays, 1-2 p.m. Four cards for $2.
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!