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Colorado Springs Senior Center
1514 N. Hancock Ave., Colorado Springs
The senior center remains closed, but still offers virtual and limited in-person classes. To register, call 719-955-3400 or visit http://www.csseniorcenter.com
Parking Lot Bingo
Park your car in a designated bingo parking spot at the Senior Center, turn your radio to our bingo station and get ready for some fun! Registration required.
1-2 p.m. | January 29 | Free
Pump Up the New Year
This class uses hand weights to build and tone upper body muscles and functional exercises to build strength in the legs.
1-2 p.m. | Mondays | $25
Gentle enough for beginners but challenging for those who are more advanced.
2:15-3:15 p.m. | Mondays & Thursdays | $35
Flow from posture to posture with standing sequences to tone and strengthen, seated postures and deep relaxation. No equipment required.
8:30-9:30 a.m. | Tuesdays | $30
Techniques of Drawing
Learn drawing basics, then move on to adding line, shape, space, composition, proportion, value, color, mark, etc. to individual subject matter and content.
9:30-11:30 a.m. | Fridays | $33Mosaic Trivets
Design and create your own trivets using tiles and mortar. Pick up your kit from the senior center before class starts.
10 a.m.-12 p.m. | January 5 | $6
Learn how to use Zoom and get started in participating in virtual classes, meetings, family reunions and more.
1-2 p.m. | January 6 | Free
Healthy Eating for One
Meal prepping and cooking for one can be a bit of a challenge. Here are some simple tips and tricks to help make meal prep, cooking and planning easier.
11 a.m.-12 p.m. | January 7 | $3
Community Connects: Blank Slate!
Learn and play this fun board game! The objective is to complete phrases with any word, but you score points for matching your word with any one other player.
1-2 p.m. | January 8 | Free
Create your own books using paper and a sewing needle. These books can be used for writing poetry or drawing pictures. Pick up your kit from the senior center before class starts. Kits include sewing needle, thread and paper.
10 a.m.-12 p.m. | January 12 | $6
Pay Off Debt & Budget Right for the New Year
Begin 2021 with a plan and learn a strategy to pay off any existing debt you may have. Once your debts are paid off, learn a budgeting strategy to help stay out of debt and build your financial wellbeing.
1-2 p.m. | January 13 | $3
The Risorgimento: The Making of Modern Italy
Learn about Italy’s disunited principalities and kingdoms
9:30-10:30 a.m. | January 14 | $5
Tired of crossword puzzles and want to learn something new? Try Sudoku!
11 a.m.-12 p.m. | January 14 | Free
Community Connects: Trivia
Virtual trivia is back by popular demand! Sign up and put your knowledge of random facts to the test.
1-2 p.m. | January 15 | Free
Card Stencil Making
Create stencils, which you’ll use to create greeting cards. These cards can be used for holidays, or just for fun. Pick up your kit from the senior center before class starts. Kits include cardstock paper and paint.
10 a.m.-12 p.m. | January 19 | $6
Learn iPhone basics and beef up on a few of your technology skills to access more of the world through your fingertips!
1-2 p.m. | January 20 | Free
DispatchHealth is a mobile alternative to the ER with board-certified medical teams equipped with all the tools necessary to provide advanced medical care in your home. DispatchHealth is covered by insurance and makes medical care at home quick, easy and affordable!
9:30-10:30 a.m. | January 21 | Free
UCCS Aging Center
The Aging Center is a community-based nonprofit mental health services facility administered by the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS). It’s currently one of the few geropsychology training clinics in the nation linking the academic standards of excellence and innovative clinical training with the practical needs of the community.
10 a.m.-12 p.m. | January 22 | Free
Create fun doodles with an interactive game. It’s a fun way to practice drawing and interact with others! Pick up your kit from the senior center before class starts.
10 a.m.-12 p.m. | January 26 | $6
Getting Your Ducks In a Row
Plan for 2021. This class will cover what documents to gather, paper retention guidelines, a document locator and more.
1-2 p.m. | January 27 | $3
Fire & Ice: Majestic Volcanoes of Antarctica
Learn about volcanic activity in Antarctica, the ring of fire concept, western Antarctica’s volcanic zone, newly discovered volcanoes, global warming and the reduction of the ice shield.
9:30-10:30 a.m. | January 28 | $5
Tri-Lakes Silver Alliance Senior Center
1300 Higby Road, Monument
To register for programs, call 719-464-6873 or visit www.trilakesseniors.org
Masks and registration required.
1 p.m. | January 10 | 719-330-0241 | sue@monumentalfitness
Discussion on latest selection. Coffee and snacks provided.
11 a.m. | January 8 | 719-330-0241
Improves circulation and range of motion and promotes stress reduction and mental clarity.
1 p.m. | Wednesdays
A slower-moving traditional yoga class focusing on strength and alignment.
10 a.m. | Tuesdays
Strengthen your core, lengthen your body, improve flexibility, balance and mobility. Class requires the ability to sit on the floor for at least 20 minutes.
9 a.m. Tuesdays | 10 a.m. Thursdays
Strengthen your core, improve flexibility, balance, mobility and create a stronger mind-body connection.
10 a.m. Wednesdays | 12 p.m. Sundays
Tai Chi Fusion
Reduce stress and promote serenity through gentle, flowing movements.
12 p.m. | Mondays
The Body Shop
Great blocks of work and cardio conditioning.
9 a.m. | Mondays
Total Body Strength
Muscle conditioning using a variety of equipment to build strength and endurance.
9 a.m. | Fridays
Flowing movements connected to breathing.
10 a.m. | Mondays & Fridays
Combines high-energy Latin-based music with dance movements.
5:30 p.m. Tuesdays | 9 a.m. Saturdays
Combines high-energy Latin-based music with dance movements.
9 a.m. | Thursdays
Westside Community Center
1628 W. Bijou St., Colorado Springs
The community center will operate on a limited basis for the duration of the COVID-19 Level Red restriction. For updates, visit www.ourwestside.org.
The Westside Cares Food Pantry will be operating from 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 719-389-0759 for details.
Silver Key Connections Café grab-n-go meals for seniors are available for pickup each Tuesday. Call 719-884-2300 to make reservations no later than 2 p.m. Monday. To enroll in the program, visit www.silverkey.org/services/connections-cafe.
Woodland Park Senior Center
321 N. Pine St., Woodland Park
Social time with coffee and snacks from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. For a list of weekly activities, call 719-687-3877 or visit http://www.woodlandparkseniors.com.