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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: July 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast July 13-19, 2020

Eagle View E-Blast       Week of July 13 - 19

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 by phone at 303-655-2075, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

City Seeking Public Input

The City of Brighton is seeking community input for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update through a new online engagement website. A survey and other input opportunities are available at The survey consists of a series of questions regarding the City’s parks, recreation facilities and amenities, open spaces, and trails. Please click the link above to help inform the City on what you think is needed, this includes Eagle View Adult Center.

Just for Fun - Eagle View:

Move It or Lose It! (Tues. July 14 @ 9:00 a.m.)

Improve your leg and upper body strength, balance, and posture in this easy to follow Zoom class - designed to accommodate everyone - seated or standing. Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles/cans), and a fitness band or dish towel. Instructor: Rosalie Farrer.

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

       Meeting ID: 886 8674 7458             Password: 871195

Yoga for All Levels (Tues. July 14 @ 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:

       Meeting ID: 820 0365 9306               Password: 160802

Walk On! - Outdoor Program: Veterans Park (Wed. July 15 @ 8:00 a.m.)

Join us as we talk and walk Brighton area trails while maintaining social distancing. The walking group will meet at the parking lot of Veterans Park (405 W Bridge St, Brighton) on July 15. This is an ongoing program that will meet at pre-selected locations 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. There are NO restrooms available on the walks. Leader: Olly Ramirez.

Active Minds: Chicago (Wed. July 15 @ 1:30 p.m.)

Join Active Minds on Zoom for the story of the Windy City - Chicago. Program begins by covering French explorers, missionaries, fur traders, and Native Americans that inhabited the region in the early 1800s. Learn about the Great Chicago Fire and how it impacted the development of the city. The presenter will bring you all the way up to the present, covering the politics, crime, food, culture, and architecture of the “City of Broad Shoulders.” Active Minds speaker Mark Mertes (a favorite presenter at Eagle View) is from Chicago. It’s the next best thing to being there!

Direct link: click here to join:

With Internet: Connect via the Internet (using computer, tablet, or smartphone):

· Go to and click “Join a meeting”

· Enter Meeting ID: 848 6087 6247 and click “Join.” Click OK - if it asks to launch Zoom.

· Enter meeting Password: 432081

· When prompted to join audio, select computer or internet audio (do not select dial-in)

Without Internet: Connect by Phone (audio only):

· Dial 1-253-215-8782 or 1-312-626-6799 or 1-346-248-7799 (Lots of #s in case one is busy).

· When prompted enter the Meeting ID: 848 6087 6247 # - then press # again.

· Then enter the Password: 432081# and you will be connected to the meeting.

Painters Art Show (Thurs. July 16 @ 9:30 a.m.)

We have heard that Eagle View painting class participants have been busy painting while staying safer at home. Judy Schissler, EVAC painting instructor, will be facilitating a chance to show off your art work to fellow painters. If you paint using oils, acrylic, or watercolors join Judy on Zoom!

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

       Meeting ID: 869 1289 2422              Password: 972008

Zumba Zoom (Thurs. July 16 @ 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:

       Meeting ID: 816 4671 0983   Password: 628792

Line Dance Outdoors (Fri. July 17 @ 8:30 a.m.)

Get moving and have fun by line dancing outdoors in this class for beginners and advanced beginners. No prior line dance experience needed to join. 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. Free drop-in class. Instructor: Rosalie Farrer.

Around Town

Brighton’s Flix & Kicks Concert (Thurs. July 16 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Featured Band: HomeSlice:  The City of Brighton’s popular Flix & Kicks concert and movie series begins July 16 with HomeSlice - a high energy nine-piece cover band with an exciting horn section, powerful vocals, and music from funk to soul, jazz to rock, swing to ballads, old school to modern hits for all ages. All series events will be held at Carmichael Park, located at 650 Southern Ave. (see attached flyer for summer line-up). COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed: to allow for social distancing, seating areas will be divided into individually-marked square spaces for 8 or less people from the same household. Face coverings will be required for people over two years old and without a disability. Shows are free to the public, but all attendees must register ahead of time online since space is limited. Registration is available the Friday prior to each concert or movie. Upon arrival, attendees must check-in at the on-site check-in booth. Park restrooms will be open to the public, in addition to a porta-potty and two hand sinks in the general vicinity. For more information, please call the City’s Special Events Department at 303-655-2126. Click here to register online.

Just for Fun - Other Sources

Art in Time of Crisis (Tues. July 14 @ 12:30 p.m.)     Join the Clyfford Still Museum educators on a 45-minute virtual tour of their galleries to share in a discussion of Still’s work during a time of crisis. Clyfford Still encountered many different crisis in his lifetime including the Spanish Flu, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and his own personal battle with cancer. Explore how his unique style changed during these times of crisis. Please click the link below a few minutes before the start time.

Drop-in Drawing Online – Art and Food (Tues. July 14 @ 1:00 p.m.)     Foods offer an array of stunning colors, textures, and sensations. Create artwork of foods that rekindle a memory or a craving with the Denver Art Museum. During the session you will create artwork with your choice of materials and food subject and learn a variety of techniques using food as inspiration.

What Mars 2020 Will Tell Us (Tues. July 14 @ 2:00 p.m.)     NASA’s Mars 2020 mission with the Perseverance rover is planned to launch on July 20, 2020. Join Fiske Planetarium’s live dome presentation to find out what can we expect to learn about Mars from this mission.

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:

Frontline: Once Upon A Time in Iraq (Tues. July 14 @ 8:00 – 9:30 p.m.)     The Iraq war as you’ve never seen it before told by Iraqis who lived through those dangerous times. From the fall of Saddam to the end of ISIS, now Iraqis from all backgrounds share their insight into what it meant to survive those violent years.

10 Modern Marvels That Changed America (Wed. July 15 @ 4:00 – 5:00 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. What modern marvels made the list?

Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests, & the Future (Thurs. July 16 @ 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.)     Learn how fire suppression and climate change have exposed our forests and wildland-urban landscapes to large, high-severity wildfires, while greenhouse gases released from these fires contribute to global warming. Documentary filmmaker Kevin White takes us on a journey from the Rim Fire of 2013 to the wine country wildfires of 2017 and beyond. Learn how the proactive use of prescribed fire can reduce reactive fire suppression; see a California tribe renew their tradition of cultural fire; and meet stakeholder groups working with scientists and resource managers to build consensus on how to restore and manage the lands we love and depend on.

Born to Explore: Feathered Friends (Sat. July 18 @ 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.)     Host Richard Wiese travels from Europe to Asia to discover why birds of a feather flock together. Discover the royal heritage of England’s wild swans in England; why thousands of puffins return after months at sea to breed on the Shetland Islands; and how the Bali starling has been brought back from the brink of extinction.

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

- Calvary Chapel (103 Bridge Street) Mon. July 13 @ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

- St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.) Tues. July14 and Thurs. July 16 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

- Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2) Tues. July 14 @ 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

VOA Meal Delivery:  Are you interested in receiving meals delivered to your home? Volunteers of America are offering 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 / $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 these meals, call 303-655-2075 and leave your name and phone number.

Pass it On Quote of the Day:

“Wrinkles mean you laughed, grey hair means you cared, and scars mean you lived!”     ~ Unknown author – taken from Working Women poster.

“Unity is strength…when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”     ~ Mattie Stepanek (1990-2004) Poet

Flix & Kicks concert and movies series to kick off July 16  The City of Brighton will be hosting its popular Flix & Kicks concert and movie series beginning July 16.

All series events will be held at Carmichael Park, located at 650 Southern Ave. Out of COVID-19-related health and safety precautions, the City will be incorporating several extra measures to keep attendees safe.  To allow for social distancing, the seating area will be divided into individually-marked square spaces, with 10 feet between each space on all sides. A maximum of eight people from the same household will be allowed in each square. Social distancing and face coverings will be required for individuals over the age of two years old and without a disability. Hand sanitizer and face coverings will be available at a sanitizing station that will be located near the check-in area.

2020 Flix & Kicks Lineup:

July 16 - HomeSlice at 7 p.m. (concert)

July 23 - Jumanji: The Next Level at dusk (movie)

July 30 - Chicano Heat at 7 p.m. (concert)

August 6 - Abominable (Rated PG) at dusk (movie)

August 13 - The Fever at 7 p.m. (concert)

August 20 - Toy Story 4 (Rated G) at dusk (movie)

To help keep everyone safe, the City asks attendees to follow state social distancing guidelines for outdoor events, including:

- Maintaining six feet of distance from those of other households

- Washing your hands frequently, especially after touching shared surfaces

- Wearing a face covering

- Staying home if you’re experiencing COVID-19-like symptoms (i.e. fever, shortness of breath)

The shows are free to the public, but all attendees are required to register ahead of time online since space is limited. Registration is available the Friday prior to each concert or movie. Upon arrival, attendees must check-in at the on-site check-in booth. Park restrooms will be open to the public, in addition to a porta-potty and two hand sinks in the general vicinity. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, picnics, bug spray and other amenities.

Please note: The events are subject to cancellation at any time.

This series is sponsored by the Brighton Cultural Arts Commission (BCAC), the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), and the City of Brighton.

For more information, please call the City’s Special Events Department at 303-655-2126.

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