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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: August 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast August 17 - 23, 2020

Eagle View E-Blast     Week of August 17 - 23

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.”   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.  Front desk staff is available at 303-655-2075 for information by phone Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  For help finding needed services or resources call Evon Benitez at 303-655-2079.

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 and Be Fit w/Rosalie  (Tues. Aug 18 @ 9:00 a.m.)   

Move and be fit with exercises designed to stimulate both brain and body. Exercise can be done seated or standing, so suitable for all fitness levels. Improve your leg and upper body strength, balance, and posture for great benefits.  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: 852 8608 4517  Passcode: 120582

Yoga for All Levels   (Tues. Aug 18 @ 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: 860 2168 7092

            Passcode: 350864

Social Security 101  (Tues. Aug 18 @ 2:00 p.m.)

Join us as we welcome a public affairs specialist from the Social Security Administration.  Josh Weller will provide a preretirement presentation discussing Social Security benefit eligibility, how benefits are calculated, enrollment options, online, and more. This is a webinar class that’s a general overview of Social Security with no financial advisement.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 878 8648 0756

Passcode: 249829

Dial by your location

        +1 346 248 7799Call via Mitel  US (Houston)

Walk On! - Barr Lake State Park   (Wed. Aug 19 @ 8:00 a.m.) 

The walking group will walk the beautiful trail at Barr Lake State Park )13401 Piccadilly Rd.)  Meet at the Nature Center.  Entrance fee is $8 per car or free if you have a State Park Pass.  Wear layred clothing, good walking shoes and bring water and a mask.  Wear a mask when not walking or when you are not able to stay 6’ apart. No restroom available.  Leader:  Olly Rameriz

Active Minds:  Aviation:  From Kitty Hawk to Today (Wed. Aug 19 @ 1:30 p.m.

It’s National Aviation Day!  Join Active Minds for a review of aviation in the United States.  We will begin the story with the Wright Brothers and end with a look at the airline industry today, including the possibility of supersonic flights again in the not too distant future.  In between, we’ll discuss Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, aviation in the military, and the increased use of drone aircraft.Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:            Meeting ID:  848 6087 6247              Passcode: 432081Connect by Phone (audio only):  Dial 1-312-626-6799 or 1-346-248-7799   (two in case one is busy).Laughter Yoga - Outdoors   (Thurs. Aug 20 @ 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.)   DROP-INAre you ready to laugh, breathe, stretch, and have fun? Alice Palmateer will help you experience the benefits of laughter as we breathe, exercise our mouth muscles, and simply crack each other up! The program is called Laughter Yoga due to the use of mind and body connection and yoga breathing. No funny yoga positions – just fun! Open to people of all physical abilities. Class held outside in the shade at the front entrance to Eagle View. You must keep 6-feet apart and wear a mask when possible. You may want to bring a lawn chair for the relaxation portion of the program.  Restroom facilities are NOT available.  Alice Palmateer is a certified Laughter Yoga instructor and works for Benefits in Action.Move It or Lose It! w/Dottie   (Thurs. Aug 20 @ 10:00 a.m.)    NEWDottie’s back with her original 45-minute “Move it or Lose it” class. Strength, flexibility, proper alignment and balance will all help keep you mobile. We’ll use chairs, weights, bands, and paper plates to have fun and get healthy. Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles/cans of food), and fitness band or dish towel.  Questions? Call the Eagle View Adult Center at 303-655-2075 to get in contact with instructor Dottie LaFleur.  Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time:            Meeting ID: 852 3414 1510            Passcode: 782860Zumba Zoom   (Thurs. Aug 20 @ 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: 899 0732 6897            Passcode: 580401Tai Chi Basics - Outdoors   (Fri. Aug 21 @ 8:00 a.m.)  NEWDiscover the benefits of this ancient form of movement which can improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination, as well as reduce stress. Tai Chi is easy and enjoyable to learn. Learn to master the moves and practice at home. Just drop-in to join the class - held under shade trees at Benedict Park (701 E Southern St, Brighton).  Meet at the parking lot near Southern & Park Place Dr. Instructor: Saba Obika.Line Dance - Outdoors   (Fri. Aug 21 @ 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.Helpful Resources:

Brighton Food Pantrie 

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 18 and Thurs. Aug 20 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2)   Tues. Aug 18 @ 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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.

Around Town 

ARTfest at the Armory 

The City of Brighton is excited to announce its community art show ARTfest will be held through Sept. 30 at the Armory Performing Arts Center located at 300 Strong Street. The event is free to the public and open for viewing Tuesdays through Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Fridays from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Flix & Kicks Movie:  Toy Story 4   (Thurs. Aug 20 @ Dusk)   FREE

Bring your grandkids to watch Toy Story 4 - a G-rated movie shown outside on a big screen at Carmichael Park (650 Southern Ave.).  COVID precautions require that attendees register online in advance for a reserved space.  Questions?  Call Brighton Special Events 303-655-2126.


Just for Fun - Other Sources 


Into the Clyfford Still Museum Vaults  (Mon. Aug 17 @ 12:30 p.m.)

Director Dean Sobel will take you on a virtual tour into the secret depths of CSM’s north painting storage vaults.  Sobel will take you behind the scenes to show you what storage is like and what Patricia Still envisioned for the space. Sobel will pull out painting racks to share some paintings that have never been displayed at the Museum (and why!), collection curiosities, and some of his own personal favorites.  Register for the Zoom meeting by clicking the link below.


Mindful Looking Online  (Tues. Aug 18 @ 1:00 p.m.)


Mindful Looking invites you to slow down and spend time with a single work of art from the Denver Art Museum.  During this discussion, examine Christian Rex Van Minnen’s VOC Jellyfish Fry in all its gooey glory and delicious detail. Get up-close-and-personal with this meticulously painted still-life that was both inspired by and turns tradition on its head.  Click the link a few minutes before the start time.


Five Pillars of Brain Health  (Wed. Aug 19 @ 11:30 a.m.)

This AARP tips and tools webinar is a good overview for those interested in improving their brain health.  This webinar will provide you with actionable steps you can take along with resources to learn more.  Please register ahead of time to receive an invite.

Smart Cents: Managing Money During a Crisis  (Thurs. Aug 20 @ 6:00 p.m.)

How do you manage your finances and bills during a crisis? Join the Aurora Public Library for a presentation and Q&A with the Denver Community Credit Union for information and advice.

To receive the link to log on, please register and include your email address.

101st Army Rock Band  (Fri. Aug 21 @ 6:30 p.m.)

The 101st Army Rock Band plays a high-energy mix of rock and roll from the 70s through today. The group specializes in horn-driven funk and dance music, performing at formal events, festivals, and concert venues for service members and the public.  The 101st Army Rock Band has been featured at the Army-wide Bandleader’s Conference, the Colorado Military Ball, the Denver People’s Fair, and the Denver Independence Eve Celebration.  Please click the link below to register to receive the Zoom invite.


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.


History Detectives   (Tue. August 18 @ 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.)


Learn how small pieces of evidence can shed light on California’s prohibition-era underground, the Chicago St. Valentine’s Day massacre, and the High Society Circus during the depths of the Depression.


Nova:  Secrets of the Forbidden City   (Thurs. Aug 20 @ 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.) 

Beijing’s Forbidden City, the 500-year power center of imperial China, is an ingenious engineering feat.  Learn how the design of this complex of palaces/temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquakes.


Rockies: Kingdoms of the Sky   (Thurs. Aug 20 @ 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.) 

Experience the amazing wildlife and remarkable people who inhabit this 3,000-mile mountain range.

Chasing the Moon: American Experience #1   (Fri. Aug 21 @ 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.)

The early space race had breathtaking failures and successes during the U.S. quest to reach the moon.

Born to Explore:  Canada - Cowboy Life   (Sat. Aug 22 @ 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.) 

Explore Alberta, Canada to experience a thriving cowboy culture. Bucking bulls are the highlight of the Strathmore Stampede.  Join ranch hands to drive cattle to high pasture in the Rockies.

Rick Steves’ Europe:  Stockholm  (Sat. Aug 22 @ 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.) 

Experience Stockholm’s cultural highlights, then sail the archipelago for the breath-taking island hopping. 

Pass it On Quote of the Day:  

“To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.”


—Reba McEntire, American Country Music Artist



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