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: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85286084517?pwd=V3BiT2tXMEtsMWg4OE5tMzdudHFDdz09
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
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
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+1 346 248 7799
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.
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