Events

July 2015

Special Events

 

         Republican Jason Chaffetz visit-Fri, July 17th @ 11:00am/101:

Congressman Chaffetz will visit the center and discuss Oversight & Government Reform . His committee has forced changes in the Secret Service, the DEA, the EPA and the Chemical  Safety Board already this year. continue probes into IRS targeting, Freedom of Information Act abuses and Obamacare Implementation. will share some of his priorities and goals for the coming session and take questions.

Computer Classes

Registration: Mon Aug 3rd-6th Lobby.

Classes begin week of Monday August 10th/207. iPad,

 Windows 7 and Vista, Android,  Windows 8.1 and much more!

Seminar: July 1st, 12-1:30pm Maker Faire – What’s New and Cool

 New Classes for July:

Domino’s Fun-Tuesdays in July: 7, 14, 21, 28th @ 10:00am/Alcove:

Do you know how to play Domino’s? If so when was the last time you did play it? Or would you like to learn how to play? If so then come play this fun match up game! Facilitated by Gwen Sherman.

Crocheting and Needlework Fun-Wednesday’s in July: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29th @10:00am/101B:

Come join in this fun group of ladies all while making beautiful blankets, hats and afghans-or whatever you like to make. The center has lots of colorful yarn so all you need to bring is the needle! Help and instructions are available. Facilitated by Gloria Schmick of the camera club.

Weekly Exercise Classes:

Monday, Wednesday and Fridays

7:45am/201

Enhance Fitness-Get up early and get moving.

9:00am/201

Fit and Trim-Use weights, balls and stretch bands to get fit-taught by Al Alexander and U of U Sports Science Students.          

10:15am/201

Bi-Weekly Classes:

Book Group-July 6, 20th @ 1:00pm/101:

Join a friendly open  discussion group that talks about life,  aging and grief and how to start the healing process.  Facilitated by Helen Rollins.

Guitar Lessons-Mon July 6, 13, 20, 27th @ 1:45pm/ 101:

Do you have a guitar and can play a little but want to learn chords, strums, and picks? If so, then this class is for you!  Facilitated by Arlaine Austin, professional guitar instructor for over 40 years. 

Current Events-Fri, July 10th @ 10:00/101. This land is your land your public lands:

Discussing BLM controversial decisions with Shelly Smith-Director of Natural and Cultural Resources. Facilitated by Sally Jo

 

Golf-Meets @ Fore Lakes Course

Thursdays @ 9:00am with Bob Mueller

 

 Health Services Provided:

Hair Cuts-Mon-July 6, 13, 20, 27th @8:45-12:00/106:

 $ 8.00 Donation-sign up for a time. Facilitated by Megan.

Horizon BP-with Randy, Wed, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29th @ 9:00am

Body Massages-Wed, July, 1, 22, 29th @ 9:00-12:00/106

$10.00 Donation for a 30 minute massage. Facilitated by Richard.

FREE Hearing Screenings/Hearing Aid Checks-Wed, July 8th @10:00am/106

Get your hearing checked as well as hearing aid checked to make sure it is working right. Facilitated by Connect Hearing. Sign Up for an appointment.

 

Beginners Fiddlers

Mon and Wed @ 11:15-1:15/107

String Orchestra Practice

Tues @ 12:00/101,Thurs @ 9:00/101,

Facilitated by Eric

 

AARP Drivers Safety–Wed, July 1st @ 10:00am-3pm/107:

Learn safe driving techniques and  strategies. Safe Driver Certificate awarded upon completion. $15 for AARP members/$20 for non-members. Lunch is available at center for a $3.00 donation.

Vital Aging: Intimate Relationships-Wed, July 1st @ 10:00/107:

Many people want and need to be close to others, as they grow older. This   includes the desire to continue to have active and satisfying intimate    relationships. But with aging, there may be physical and emotional changes that can be challenging. Come join Eun Ha  from the Vital Aging.

Manicures-July 17, 31st @ 9:00am/106:

Manicure service  provided. Appts from 9:00am –12:00pm. Includes clippings, a polish and a lotion hand massage. Kimberly Jensen. Donation $8.00/ $10 for Shellac.

Podiatrist-Wed, July 15th @ 10:00/107:

Nails cut by Dr. Shelton. $10.00

FREE Cognitive Screenings-Tues, July 21st @9:00-11:00am/107B.  Sign Up for an appointment.

 Are you forgetting things more often then not? come see if it’s just that our lives are so busy that we tend to forget things or is it the start of Dementia? Facilitated by Carol Wilcox.                  

Chair Yoga: Wed, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29th @ 1:30/101:

This yoga class is a more relaxing paced yoga done in a chair. Great for  beginners or those with back and neck problems. Facilitated by  David Brandon.

Early 4th of July Celebration-Wed, July 1st @ 11:15/Café:

Come celebrate independence day with us and  entertainment by “The New Fiddlers.” Delicious meal of: Apricot Pork Roast, Rice, Veg, Berry Pudding. Wear Red, White and Blue and get a treat!

Remembering the times of your Life-Wed, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 @ 1:30/107:

Join in this fun group that enjoys writing about and sharing stories of life. Facilitated by Spencer Greer.

   Fall Prevention Workshop Continues:

Stepping On, a research based 7 week workshop, is proven to reduce falls in older people.  Topics include improving balance, the role of vision in keeping your balance, how medications contribute to falls, safe footwear, and how to eliminate falls hazards in your home. Classes are Mon, July 6, 13, 20, 27th, Aug 3, 10 ,17th @  9:30-11:30: Taught by Health  Professionals and Active Aging.  

Around the World-Mon, July 6th @ 10:00/101:

Travel to Spain without leaving your seat! Join Matt with Humana on a journey to Spain, listen to their music, sample their menu, see the land and then join in a fun trivia game with prizes-All Aboard! 

Gateway Toastmasters Club-Tues, July 7, 14, 21, 28th @ 12:00/107:

Toastmasters helps you become a more confident public speaker. They  listen and answer. They plan and lead. They give feedback—and accept it. Join this exciting group of folks from the local community in providing a  supportive and positive learning experience for all. Facilitated by Kevin Taylor.

Lunch Bunch-Tues, July 14th @ 9:00am:

International peace gardens where Twenty-eight countries are represented at the gardens. Eat at Popeye’s.

Modern Woodman of America-Mon, July 13th @ 10:00am/101:

How MWA benefits individuals and    communities by financial resources to help with today’s needs and future goals. MWA puts money back into the  that communities they serve through matching funds donations, community service, and supporting local businesses. We also provide individual benefits to help people save money. Facilitated by Sam  Nielson.

Strength Training with Sandy Health and Rehab Thurs, July 16th@ 10:00/Gym:

Join PT Steve for safe and healthy weight training in our gym.

Republican Jason Chaffetz visit-Fri, July 17th @ 11:00am/101:

Congressman Chaffetz will visit the center and discuss Oversight & Government Reform . His committee has forced changes in the Secret Service, the DEA, the EPA and the Chemical  Safety Board already this year. continue probes into IRS targeting, Freedom of Information Act abuses and Obamacare Implementation. will share some of his priorities and goals for the coming session and take questions.

Meditation for Relaxation-Mon, July 20th @ 10:00/101:

Take a deep breath and relax-learn how meditation and controlled breathing can de-stress your life and create happiness for you and others around you. Facilitated by Cheyenne Liu.

Celebrate National Lollipop Day-Mon, July 20th @11:45am/Café:

Join us in this fun sucker treat day at lunch. Entertainment @ 11:15 by Young At Heart Line Dancers in café.

85+Party-Fri, Wed 22nd @ 11:30-12:15/Café:

All is welcome in joining us in celebrating and recognizing center participants who are over 85 years old!  Enjoy Salisbury Steak, Potatoes with Gravy, vegetables and Fruit and a  special treat for everyone. 2 FREE bingo cards for those over 85yrs 10:30am-Bingo Piano entertainment by Debbie  Bowers. PLEASE RSVP BY 7/17/15 @ FRONT DESK

Utah’s Reptile Diversity Presentation-Tues, July 28th @ 10:00/101:

Learn about different ecosystems in Utah and the kind of plants and animals that live here. Travel through each of Utah’s 3 main ecosystems: Wetlands, Forests, and Deserts. Analyze each specimen and learn why they are found more commonly in one area over another.the grandchildren-petting and photo opportunities. Facilitated by Monte L. Bean Life Sciences Museum.

Are you a Free Thinker?-Wed, July 29th @ 10:00/101:

 If you form opinions about belief systems on the basis of    reason and from a secular perspective, this just may be the place for you. All members  welcome to join and express opinions. Lead by Don Schoenbeck.

Escape from Polygamy-Fri, July 31st @10:00/101:

This is the personal history of Kristyn Decker, the daughter of a  polygamist prophet. She will reveal a rare, uncensored, firsthand account of the inner workings of the Utah based polygamist sect whose members include TV stars and     politicians. Hear her incredible story and inspiring journey where she challenges this seemingly harmless culture.

Legal Council Available by Appt.-Fri, July 31st @ 11:00am/101B. Call the center for an appointment