Eagle View E-Blast Week of July 6 - 12
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. A staff person is also available by phone at 303-655-2075, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eagle View has just been given permission to hold outdoor fitness programs. These activities require that participants maintain a minimum of 6-feet distancing for groups of 10 or less. Participants must wear masks when not exercising. Walk On and Line Dance will start this week. The Brighton Recreation Center is open under strict safety guidelines - see their website if you are interested.
Just for Fun - Eagle View:
Move It or Lose It! (Tues. July 7 @ 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 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/88686747458?pwd=Mnk0Umxzd0lTdGZXbXdNQ2Jqa0Z5UT09
Meeting ID: 886 8674 7458 Password: 871195
Yoga for All Levels (Tues. July 7 @ 10:30 a.m.)
Instructor Carolyn Priola will lead you in yoga positions for both beginning and intermediate level participants. Recent yoga experience and the ability to get on and up from the floor are required. You will need a yoga mat; a yoga strap or a belt or a necktie; two yoga blocks or sturdy books or similar items; a blanket or thick towel. Class is NOT for people trying yoga for the first time.
Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82003659306?pwd=ZzJucS8vd2VjdUZyOFlhcENmVDJ4dz09
Meeting ID: 820 0365 9306 Password: 160802
Calvin’s Craft Corner – Show and Tell (Tues. July 7 @ 1:30 p.m.)
As we spend more time at home a lot of us are keeping busy with different arts and crafts projects. Join Calvin from EVAC staff as we welcome you all to show everyone what you’ve been working on. You’ll also get to see what special talent Calvin has. Everyone is welcome including non-crafters.
Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82066648721?pwd=N2xHdVFwa2QyUUYvb0d6OU8rdmExdz09
Meeting ID: 820 6664 8721 Password: 863529
Walk On - Outdoor Program! (Wednesdays @ 8:00 a.m. - Starting July 8)
Join us as we talk and walk Brighton area trails while maintaining social distancing requirements. On the first day, meet at the Eagle View Adult Center circle drive. After that we will meet at pre-selected locations that will be advertised in the E-Blast. Wear layered clothing, good walking shoes, and bring water and a mask. Wear a mask when not walking or when passing someone. Note: There are NO restrooms available at the center and on the walks. Leader: Olly Ramirez.
Fruits and Vegetables: Color Yourself Healthy (Thurs. July 9 @ 10:00 a.m.)
Eating a rainbow of fruits and vegetables may help ensure you are following a well-rounded diet. Come learn about how each color delivers different nutrients and antioxidants. We welcome participants to share ideas about how they are taking advantage of the abundant fresh produce available this summer to enhance their diet with delicious choices. Instructor: Lisa Asmussen.
Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84596889595?pwd=ZGNKODRuZ3MzR1lqWFV2QVhtMVZ0dz09
Meeting ID: 845 9688 9595 Password: 954015
Zumba Zoom (Thurs. July 9 @ 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 - click on link a few minutes before start time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81338128729?pwd=VWZMZkdsaFlqYTZabjBJRElQK0hmdz09
Meeting ID: 813 3812 8729 Password: 447044
Line Dance Outdoors (Fridays @ 8:30 a.m. - starting July 10)
Get fit and have fun doing it by line dancing outside. This class is for beginners and advanced beginners. You do not have to have prior line dance experience to join. This is just for fun and to get moving. Steps will be modified for dancing on cement. Class will be held outside at the front entrance to the Eagle View Adult Center under the shade of the portico. You must wear a mask when not exercising and always keep 6 feet distancing. Please note: Restroom facilities are NOT available. Instructor: Rosalie Farrer.
Parks & Recreation Long-Range Planning Meeting (Wed. July 8 @ 5:30 p.m.)
Did you know that Eagle View is part of the Brighton Parks and Recreation Department? Here’s your chance to have your voice heard about our programs, facility, and what you think the future could be! The long-range planning meeting will take place virtually through Zoom on July 8 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. The City encourages residents, business owners, special interest groups, and any other interested parties to give their input at this forum to help plan the future goals and objectives of parks and recreation in the City. Meeting details are in an attachment at the end of this e-blast.
Just for Fun - Other Sources
Voting at Home: Colorado’s Gold Standard Model (Wed. July 8 @ 6:00 p.m.) U.S. election administrators are strategizing the best way to conduct secure elections while keeping their constituents, volunteers, and employees safe in these challenging times. Learn how Colorado is the front runner with "voting at home." Join History Colorado and Amber McReynolds, CEO of the National Vote at Home Institute and former Director of Elections for Denver in a webinar outlining the views and best practices for administering primary and general vote election at home/by mail. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_i8jmILsQRRmyXluWhHoSBg
Daily Dose of Nature (Mon. - Fri. @ 1:00 p.m.) Join Natural Habitat Adventures every weekday for your Daily Dose of Nature! They’ve enlisted 150 guides from around the globe to inspire you as we get through this challenging time together. They’ll be sharing reports from the field, conservation updates, fascinating wildlife insights, nature photography tutorials, and more! Click the link below to view this week’s calendar and register for each program you are interested in. Safe travels! https://www.nathab.com/travelerresources/webinars/?utm_campaign=wwf_travelenews&utm_medium=email&utm_source=wwf_travel_email&utm_content=2006-ed
Wild Ways to Paint (Wed. July 8 @ 12:00 noon) The Littleton library is hosting this Zoom class teaching you unorthodox ways to paint. For example they’ll teach you how to paint with string, blow bubbles colored with watercolors, scratch paint with forks, and more. The following supplies are needed acrylic paints, white school glue, string, plastic forks, recycled plastic bottles, heavy paper (card stock or heavier) or canvases, newspaper, and gloves. Please click on the link a few minutes before the start time. https://littletongov.zoom.us/j/92342741689
Anythink Backyard Concert Series (Fri. July 10 @ 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.) The Anythink Library continues their summer concert tradition with online performances that will stream on Facebook and YouTube. July 10 Performance: Leon and the Revival - showcasing a classic soul and R&B music from the 1960s and ’70s. Influenced by Otis Redding, Van Morrison, and James Brown, Leon and the Revival fuse multiple music styles into a high-energy live musical experience. Go to the Anythink Website and click on the Facebook or You-Tube link. https://www.anythinklibraries.org/
No Technology – No Problem: TV Programs
TV Shows on PBS (Antenna Channel 6.1 or check your cable/dish guide) Quality television programs with limited commercials. Suggested shows you might enjoy:
Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets: Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen (Mon. July 6 @ 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.) Find out why Marie Antoinette is often blamed for causing the French Revolution by saying "let them eat cake" to her starving subjects. Lucy Worsley uncovers the myths and secrets that led the doomed queen to the guillotine.
Spy in the Wild, Nature Miniseries: Bad Behavior (Wed. July 8 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.) Spy Creatures are life-like animal robots with cameras that are placed in the wild to allow closer looks into animal behavior. Spy Creatures infiltrate the underground world of animal mischief, crime and retribution. Spy Monkey is caught between crossfire as real monkeys fight over beach bar alcohol. Spy Egret is also a waterhole victim when elephants throw mud everywhere!
Rick Steves’ Europe: Dubrovnik & Balkan Trips (Sat. July 11 @ 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.) Nestled inside mighty ramparts is Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic" a remarkably preserved medieval fortress city. Next, venture into less-touristy corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, we visit Mostar - war-torn in the 90s, but bursting with promise today. In Montenegro, we sail the fjord-like Bay of Kotor and explore its mysterious, mountainous interior.
Colorado Experience: Fannie Mae Duncan (Sun. July 12 @ 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.) After fighting to maintain the first integrated establishment in Colorado Springs, Fannie Mae Duncan welcomed jazz greats to the Cotton Club for almost thirty years. Her generous spirit and community philanthropy resonated far beyond the walls of her club. But as the city changed, her infamous venue came to an unanticipated end. (Parts 1 & 2)
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.
Food Bank of the Rockies Mobile Food Pantry The City of Brighton is completely funding the Food Bank of the Rockies Mobile Food Pantry in Brighton this summer. This effort is in response to City Council’s request to use the CARES Act grant to keep food on the table for Brighton individuals and families who are currently struggling financially from the impacts of COVID-19. The mobile food pantry will be held at Historic City Hall (22 S. 4th Ave.) on the second Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m.: July 11, August 8, and September 12. Anyone lacking the financial resources to purchase food is welcome. This is a drive-thru pantry. Volunteers will place boxes of food in the vehicles. However, people without a car can receive food as well. The pantry is open to the public, but priority is given to City of Brighton residents. Bring ID and documentation that confirms Brighton residency (i.e. water bill).
Brighton Food Pantry’s Are you or someone you know in need of food? Free food is available at the following locations. All sites listed ask that you remain in your car; they will give you instructions when you arrive.
- St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.) - Tues. July 7 and Thurs. July 9 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2) - Tues. July 7 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
- Chapel Hill (10 Chapel Hill Drive) Wed. July 8 4:00 – 5:30 pm
- Food Bank of the Rockies (Historic City Hall 22 S. 4th Ave.) - Sat. July 11 @ 9:00 – 10:30 am
VOA Meal Delivery Volunteers of America can provide a box of five frozen meals delivered to your home. You must be 60 or older and be a resident of Brighton. The suggested contribution for the meals is $2.50 meal or $12.50 per box. The ability to pay is not the deciding factor if you are eligible. Boxes are delivered on Thursdays. If interested, call 303-655-2075 and leave your name and phone number.
Pass it On Quote of the Day: “ There are two kinds of worries - those you can do something about and those you can’t. Don’t spend any time on the latter. ”~Duke Ellington