Eagle View E-Blast Week of May 18 - 24
Welcome to our email newsletter keeping you up to date about the Eagle View Adult Center and resources for things to do as you stay “Safer at Home.” Please share this email with friends! Many of our members do not have email or we do not have their addresses. We miss you! Let’s stay connected while we are physically apart!
Your Eagle View Team
Eagle View Adult Center Updates:
We currently don’t have an opening date, so Eagle View will be emailing you E-Blast newsletters. You can expect to see some new virtual programs, television shows, resources, and current information about Eagle View. If you know we have your email but are not getting the E-Blast, please check your spam folder - bulk emails may be directed to spam. For those without technology, we will continue to have staff answering phones and returning calls in a timely manner. Call 303-655-2075 for information over the phone or to give us an email address.
Community Gardens Sign-Up
The Eagle View Community Gardens have 14 raised planting beds to lease to seniors wanting to garden. Beds are raised 24” to allow easy access for planting, weeding, and watering without excessive bending. The Center will provide the beds, hose, and water. Participants bring their own tools, seeds, and organic fertilizer and must agree to maintain their bed throughout the season. Garden beds are $20 each. Call 303-655-2075 to reserve your garden bed. Pay by credit card over the phone or mail a check to Eagle View, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway, Brighton, 80601.
Just for Fun - Eagle View:
Zoom – Get Ready
Below are some programs you can join on Zoom. Zoom is a computer app that allows you to see, hear, and talk to others on your computer, laptop, or cell phone. Log onto your computer or cell phone and watch the presentation below on how to load and use Zoom. Load Zoom today and practice before we bring you “live” programs via Eagle View!
What you NEED to join a Zoom meeting:
- Zoom application (app) - It must be loaded on the device you are planning to use
- A computer/phone device with a camera (if you want to see and hear)
- Enough Data – A one-hour Zoom meeting uses 1 mg of data. It is better to use Wi-Fi.
- Long Distance service – If you are joining Zoom via a phone be advised connections to Zoom meetings are LONG DISTANCE numbers.
You can join a zoom meeting by phone only if you have limited data or no video capabilities:
- On your phone, dial the teleconferencing number provided in your invite.
- Enter the meeting ID number when prompted using your dial-pad.
Coffee Talk with Calvin (Tues. May 19 @ 9:00 a.m.)
Join Calvin from Eagle View for a cup of coffee and friendly conversation. This will be a fun way to see and talk with old friends and make new friends. See you on Zoom.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84835485677
Meeting ID: 848 3548 5677
Join by phone: +1 346 248 7799
Zumba Gold® on Zoom (Thurs. May 21 @ 1:00 p.m.)
Zumba is a Latin-inspired workout that is part dance, part fitness. Zumba Gold is a modified class that uses easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, coordination, and fun. Instructor, Rosalie Farrer, will lead you through a 30-minute workout.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86103454999
Meeting ID: 861 0345 4999
Join by phone: +1 669 900 6833
Just for Fun - Other sources
Fall Asleep, Stay Asleep with Lisa Asmussen (Thurs. May 21 @ 10:00 a.m.)
This Zoom presentation will focus on good sleep habits that may be your ticket to better sleep. Lisa has given many presentations at Eagle View and teaches our iPhone classes.
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 726 990 0421
Join by your phone: +1 669 900 9128
Meeting ID: 726 990 0421
Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum “Behind the Wings” (Anytime)
Since our trip to this museum had to be canceled, you can access their YouTube page to find interesting and educational videos on all your favorite aircraft.
Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art - 360 Degree Tour (Anytime)
Take a virtual tour of this elaborate art museum. You’ll have fun roaming through the different themed rooms filled with beautiful art. For those who love watercolor art, check out the Watercolor Room. https://www.kirklandmuseum.org/visit/how-we-display/
Horchata with Chef Regina Escalante Bush (Fri. May 22 @ 12:00 noon)
This Slow Food USA live webinar (Zoom) will teach you how to make the delicious Mexican drink, Horchata. Be ready with these ingredients to make it on your own. Ingredients: rice, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon. Equipment: stove, pan, strainer, blender, cloth (mesh), pitcher, spoon. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_74JdcNbSTRWVvqJIrbE7Xg
Longmont Genealogical Society (Sat. May 23 @ 10:00 a.m.)
Do you need help getting started on your family tree? The Longmont Genealogical Society is helping those who sign up through the link below. Must have Zoom in order to participate.
No Technology – No Problem: TV and Phone ideas
If you are receiving VOA delivered meals, in the near future you will be getting a bingo card and instructions on how to join “just for fun” bingo via the telephone.
TV Shows on PBS (Antenna Channel 6.1 or check your cable/dish guide)
Quality TV programs without commercial interruptions. Suggested shows you might enjoy:
Native America: Nature to Nations (Tues. May 19 @ 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.)
Explore the rise of great American nations. Investigate lost cities in Mexico, a temple in Peru, a potlatch ceremony in the Pacific Northwest, and a tapestry of shell beads in upstate New York whose story inspired our own democracy.
Little Women on Masterpiece - Part One (Wed. May 20 @ 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.)
With their father away at war, sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March come to terms with their new life, with their mother, Marmee. The girls make friends with Laurie, the new boy next door.
Spy in the Wild, Nature Miniseries: The Poles (Wed. May 20 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.)
From penguin chicks to elephant seals, and wolf cubs to polar bears, the spy creatures meet and observe the hardiest and most charismatic animals in the Arctic and Antarctic circles.
Great Colorado Women: Babe Zaharias (Thurs., May 21 @ 8:00 - 8:30 p.m.)
Mildred “Babe” Zaharias Babe Zaharias (1911 – 1956) was, and still is, regarded as one of the greatest female athletes of all time. She participated and was proficient in 13 different and unique sports, setting world, national, and/or Olympic records in seven unique sports.
Roosevelts: The Common Cause (1939-1944) (Thur. May 21 @ 9:00 - 10:30 p.m.)
FDR prepares a reluctant country to enter World War II. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, he sets the course toward Allied victory. Eleanor struggles to keep New Deal reforms alive. FDR is diagnosed with congestive heart failure and which he conceals to run for a 4th term.
Almost Home is here to HELP you during these difficult and unsettling times. If you need rent or mortgage assistance due to COVID, utilities, or water assistance, or food from our food bank please reach out to us. If you live in Adams or Southern Weld County you may be eligible for assistance. Please call 303-659-6199 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eagle View Help by Phone:
Eagle View staff member Evon Benitez is available by phone to answer questions and help you find needed services or resources. She is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 303-655-2079. Evon is often on the phone helping others so please leave a message if she doesn’t answer when you call.
Pass it On Quote of the Day:
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
- Thich Nhat Hanh