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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: August 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast August 3 - 9, 2020

Eagle View E-Blast      Week of August 3 - 9

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!!  We miss you! Let’s stay connected while we are physically apart!    Your Eagle View Team

Eagle View Adult Center Updates:  

No opening date yet. The Eagle View E-Blast will keep you updated as soon as we know. A staff person is available for information by phone at 303-655-2075, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Just for Fun - Eagle View:

All programs are offered free of charge. The fitness classes are ongoing; however the zoom link for these classes changes weekly. Outdoor programs are drop-in.

Move It or Lose It! (Tues. Aug 4 @ 9:00 a.m.)  Improve your leg and upper body strength, balance, and posture for great benefits. Class designed to accommodate everyone - seated or standing. Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles/cans of food), and a fitness band or dish towel. Instructor: Rosalie Farrer.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 889 7919 5936     Passcode: 067268

Yoga for All Levels (Tues. Aug 4 @ 10:30 a.m.)

Instructor Carolyn Priola leads you in yoga positions for both beginning and intermediate level participants. Recent yoga experience and ability to get on and up from the floor are required. You will need a yoga mat; a yoga strap/belt/necktie; two yoga blocks or sturdy books; a blanket or thick towel.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 850 0648 1495     Passcode: 509261

Colorado Fraud and Scams in 2020 (Tues. Aug 4 @ 2:00 p.m.)

Scams are on the rise! Join Mark Fetterhoff from AARP ElderWatch for an interactive presentation on the top scams to look out for in Colorado in 2020. We will cover the top scams reported to the ElderWatch helpline, COVID scams, and data from a recent ElderWatch survey about fraud in Colorado.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 872 9919 8652  Passcode: 195339

Dial by your location +1- 253 -215 -8782 US

Walk On! Adams County Fairgrounds (Wed. Aug 5 @ 8:00 a.m.)

The walking group will meet at the Adams County Fairgrounds (124thAve./Henderson Rd./Park Blvd.). Enter the fair grounds on Park Blvd., then take the first right and follow that road to the playground. This ongoing program meets at pre-selected Brighton area trails which are posted in the E-Blast. Wear layered clothing, good walking shoes, and bring water and a mask. Wear a mask when not walking or when you are not able to keep 6 feet apart. Note: NO restrooms available on the walks. Leader: Olly Ramirez.

Zmba Zoom (Thurs. Aug 6 @ 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 focusing on balance, range of motion, coordination, and fun. Instructor Rosalie Farrer will lead you through a 30-minute workout.

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 811 3896 0096   Passcode: 974632

Line Dance Outdoors (Fri. Aug 7 @ 8:30 a.m.)

Get moving and have fun by line dancing outside in this free drop-in class for beginners and advanced beginners. No prior line dance experience needed. Class held outside in the shade of the portico at the front entrance to Eagle View. You must wear a mask when not exercising and always keep 6 feet distancing. Restroom facilities are NOT available. Instructor: Rosalie Farrer.

Happy Hour with Donna (Fri. Aug 7 @ 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)

We had lots of laughs last month so we are doing it again! Tired of all the negative news? Do you need a boost? Join Eagle View staffer Donna Singer for a virtual “Happy Hour” from her home. Come prepared to enjoy and share happy news, acts of kindness, funny stories, or clean jokes. A true HAPPY hour!

Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:

Meeting ID: 897 0818 8967    Passcode: 135529

Join by Phone: +1 346 248 7799 US (audio only)

Around Town

Brighton City Museum Welcomes Researchers

Researchers can now reserve a research appointment at the Brighton City Museum from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon or 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. To reserve a time slot, sign-up on Eventbrite or call the museum at 303-655-2288. Questions, contact Bri Schreck, Museum Specialist, at 303-655-2288. Follow this link to book an appointment:

Just for Fun - Other Sources

Best for Colorado: A Conversation on Resiliency (Wed. Aug 5 @ 10:00 a.m.)

This year presents companies with an extraordinary opportunity to set a bold vision for the future. “Best for Colorado” is recognizing businesses that are driving transformational change. Watch this inspiring webinar to explore the attributes that will allow companies to be resilient and rebuild.

Race, Diplomacy, & National Security (Wed. Aug 5 @ 5:30 p.m.)

Ambassador Charles Ray is a highly-decorated military officer and diplomat, who represented U.S. interests abroad for 20 years in the Army and 30 years in the Foreign Service. He will share insight on building a more diverse and representative Foreign Service and on why addressing systemic racism is critical to our national interest. This program is put on by World Denver and you must register in advance.

Sorting Fact from Fiction Online (Thurs. Aug 6 @ 7:00 p.m.)

In addition to a wealth of helpful information, there are plenty of sensationalized headlines, misleading stories, and complete falsehoods circulating on the internet, making it hard for even the most discerning reader to sort fact from fiction. Join AARP in this live webinar helping you stay ahead of misinformation by knowing the three most helpful questions to ask yourself. Register ahead to receive the webinar link,;F:QS!10100&ShowUUID=B4A23980-0248-44C8-831C-BD40C9317650&AffiliateData=Email0720

Susan B. Anthony: Whistle Stop Tour of Colorado (Sat. Aug 8 @ 1:30 p.m.)

Suffrage activist Susan B. Anthony took her fight on the road to Colorado in 1877. She, and other activists, spoke to voters throughout Colorado to convince them to vote for women’s suffrage in the upcoming election. Learn about her tour and her continued support for the second round of voting in 1893. Hosted by History Colorado. Please click on link to register in order to get the Zoom link.

No Technology: TV Programs

Try these Public Broadcast Station (PBS) TV programs for great shows with limited commercials. People with TV using an antenna can watch on channel 6.1; for cable or satellite channels check your TV guides.

10 Modern Marvels That Changed America (Tues. Aug 4 @ 10:00 – 11:00 p.m.)

A whirlwind tour of 10 engineering feats that made our civilization possible: from the Erie Canal and Eads Bridge, to the Holland Tunnel and Hoover Dam. Which 10 marvels made the list?

Animals with Cameras: Nature Miniseries (Thurs. Aug 6 @ 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.)

Animals with cameras get you up close to deep-dive with Chilean devil rays in the Azores, track brown bears’ diets in Turkey, and follow dogs protecting flocks of sheep from gray wolves in southern France.

Rick Steves’ Europe: Oslo, Norway (Sat. Aug 8 @ 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.)

The proud spirit of the Norwegian people shines in every dimension of their capital city - from its once fearsome Viking ships to its sleek new Opera House, from tales of World War II heroism to the constant festival of its thriving harbor front.

Colorado Experience: Gateway to High Country (Sun. Aug 9 @ 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.)

As the highest vehicular tunnel in the world with an elevation of 11,155 feet, the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel is a massive engineering achievement. Armed with 150 security cameras it serves over 30,000 motorists per day, 365 day per year. However, years of political, geological, and logistical challenges almost prevented this “gateway” to the high country.

Helpful Resources:

Eagle View Help by Phone

Eagle View’s Evon Benitez is available by phone to answer questions and help you find needed services or resources. Call 303-655-2079 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Brighton Food Pantries

Are you or someone you know in need of food? All locations listed below ask that you do not get out of your car; they will give you instructions when you arrive.

- St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.): Tues. Aug 4 and Thurs. Aug 6 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

- Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2): Tues. Aug 4 @ 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

- Food Bank of the Rockies (Historic City Hall, 22 S. 4th Ave.): Sat. Aug 8 @ 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.  Sponsored by the City of Brighton.

VOA Meal Delivery

Volunteers of America are offering a box of five frozen meals delivered to your home. You must be 60+ years old and be a resident of Brighton. The suggested contribution for the meals is $2.50 meal / $12.50 per box, although the ability to pay is not the deciding factor if you are eligible. Boxes are delivered on Thursdays. If you would like to receive meals, call 303-655-2075 and leave your name & phone number.

Pass it On Quote of the Day:

“I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.”

-Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) - actress & humanitarian

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