Eagle View E-Blast Week of July 20 - 26
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 https://planbrightonparksandrecreation.com/. The survey consists of a series of questions about the City’s parks, recreation facilities and amenities, open spaces, and trails. Please click the link above to inform the City on what you think is needed; this includes the Eagle View Adult Center.
Just for Fun - Eagle View:
Move It or Lose It! (Tues. July 21 @ 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/84343900782?pwd=N25mcjZrTkJJZktQMnFZV3E5M09sdz09
Meeting ID: 843 4390 0782 Password: 146690
Yoga for All Levels (Tues. July 21 @ 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/87112631672?pwd=TkZnVkVvN0hSc3BtckVwRElaL2twZz09 Meeting ID: 871 1263 1672 Password: 069088
Walk On! (Outdoor Program): Ken Mitchell Park (Wed. July 22 @ 8:00 a.m.)
Join us as we talk and walk Brighton area trails while maintaining social distancing requirements. The walking group will meet at the parking lot of Ken Mitchell Park (889 Kinglet Court, Brighton) and will walk around the lake. 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. Note: There are NO restrooms available on the walks. Leader: Olly Ramirez.
Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia (Wed. July 22 @ 1:00 p.m.)
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s; the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer’s Association resources. Program presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Colorado Chapter. This program is on Blue Jeans - a platform similar to Zoom. You need to register in advance and will need an email address so the Alzheimer’s Association can send you a link to the program. To register please call the 24/7 helpline at 800-272-3900 or click here: https://bit.ly/UAD_jul_22
Zumba Zoom (Thurs. July 23 @ 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/81646710983?pwd=V2VWUnFUTCswTzdGSkFFb1A0R2grdz09 Meeting ID: 816 4671 0983 Password: 628792
What is Secondary Medicare Insurance? (Thurs. July 23 @ 6:30 p.m.)
When signing up for original Medicare (Part A & B), many people opt for additional insurance with either a Medigap Supplement or an Advantage plan. Learn why you might want to consider these options and the similarities/differences in these plans. Get an idea of what plans are available in metro Denver. Part D (or drug coverage) will be covered also. There are timelines for your decisions; we’ll learn what those are and how they impact your choices. This zoom event will prepare you to fully explore your Medicare options. Lisa Asmussen is an independent insurance broker and Eagle View instructor. This Zoom program is strictly educational.
Join Zoom Meeting - click on link a few minutes before start time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82278249699?pwd=eGVjNk4wbk9pQjF6T3BMZGNSQUNzZz09
Meeting ID: 822 7824 9699 Password: 475074
Line Dance Outdoors (Fri. July 24 @ 8:30 a.m.)
Get moving and have fun by line dancing outside 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.
Flix & Kicks Movie: Jumanji: The Next Level (Thurs. July 23 @ Dusk)
Brighton’s popular Flix & Kicks concert and movie series is held at Carmichael Park, located at 650 Southern Ave. COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed. The shows are free but all attendees must register ahead of time online (click here) for a reserved space. Registration opens the Friday prior to each event. Questions? Call the Special Events Department at 303-655-2126.
Just for Fun - Other Sources
Mindful Looking Online (Tues. July 21 @ 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, they will take an imaginative stroll through William Penhallow Henderson’s colorful New Mexico scene in The Chaperone. Enjoy a breath of fresh air as they contemplate the painting’s story and revel in the colorful palette. Please click on the link a few minutes before the start time. https://zoom.us/j/94731703968
Castles of Colorado (Wed. July 22 @ 10:00 a.m.) Join AARP in an in-depth webinar presentation on the castles of Colorado. Photographically walk the halls of some imperial residences. These majestic monuments of might and money have a diverse range of stories to share, and there are other buildings that are worth mentioning along the way. Please register ahead of time to receive the confirmation email with the link.
Colorado Music Festival: Brooklyn Rider (Thurs. July 23 @ 7:30 p.m.) Music director, Peter Oundjian is releasing a special classical performance on Thursdays of each week. Tune in this week for the Brooklyn Rider performance that features four classical musicians. Be sure to look at past performances such as the Takács Quartet! Please click the link to register in advance and look at your emails inbox for the login link.
Carrie Clyde Holly, An American First (Sat. July 25 @ 1:30 p.m.) Hear the story of Carrie Clyde Holly, the first woman in any U.S. state legislature - and maybe in the history of the world - to draft a bill that became a law through her determination and hard work as a state representative of Colorado. Please register ahead of time to receive the Zoom link.
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:
Egypt’s Treasure Guardians (Wed. July 22 @ 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.) Follow a group of individuals determined to bring Egypt back from the brink: to discover more of the country’s history, keep its heritage safe, and persuade tourists to visit the country again.
Life from Above: Moving Planet (Wed. July 22 @ 10:00 – 11:00 p.m.) See new footage of the greatest, most beautiful and powerful movements on our planet. Cameras in space capture events like an elephant family’s struggle through drought, and thousands of Shaolin Kung-Fu students performing in perfect synchronicity.
Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries (Thurs. July 23 @ 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.) Witness the secret lives of animals as never before, as this three-part series uncovers truly unprecedented behavior. See a side of the animal kingdom where human cameramen can’t go when animals become the cinematographers
Colorado Experience: Creede (Thurs. July 23 @ 7:00 -7:30 p.m.) Creede, Colorado stands as one of the last mining towns of its kind. So many mines and their legacies were abandoned - and nearly lost forever, but a handful of heroes have staked a claim on history by preserving these sites. From mining boom towns to ghost towns - it’s all here.
Born to Explore: The Mighty Bears (Sat. July 25 @ 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.) Join Richard Wiese journeys across North America in search of bears. From grizzlies and polar bears to black bears, learn why these animals are considered apex predators.
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 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. July 21 and Thurs. July 23 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- Chapel Hill (10 Chapel Hill Drive): Wed. July 22 @ 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
- Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2): Tues. July 23 @ 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Local Farmers Markets The 2020 Farm Fresh Directory is here and it includes listings for many local farm stands and farm markets! Enjoy the best of this summer’s fresh and local produce. This directory is for the entire state of Colorado and is 96 pages long - so you may want to choose only select pages to print.
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. Call 303-655-2075 and leave your name and phone number.
Pass it On Quote of the Day:
“Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.
—Brené Brown (born 1965) - American scholar, author, and public speaker
“Being humble means recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become, but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others.”
—Gordon B. Hinckley (1910 - 2008) Religious leader