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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: July 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Eagle View E-Blast July 27 - August 2, 2020

Eagle View E-Blast       Week of July 27 – August 2

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.  Staff is discussing plans on how opening might look so we will be ready when we are given a green light.  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. 

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.

Move It or Lose It!   (Tues. July 28 @ 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:

            Meeting ID: 889 7919 5936   Passcode: 067268

 Yoga for All Levels   (Tues. July 28 @ 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: 850 0648 1495    Passcode: 509261

 Feathered Friends:  Mississippi Kite   (Tues. June 28 @ 1:30 p.m.)

Let’s “Zoom” in on our feathered friends!  Anne Price from the Raptor Education Foundation is back via Zoom with a Mississippi Kite.  They are a tropical South American bird that happens to breed in Colorado from May to September. They are one of the more unusual raptor species in the United States. Anne shares intriguing facts about the Mississippi Kite as you view the live bird. 

Join Zoom Meeting: Click on the link below a few minutes before class.

            Meeting ID: 833 5917 7307  Passcode: 059912

Join by Phone: 1-346-248-7799 US (Houston)

 Walk On! Adams County Fairgrounds    (Wed. July 29 @ 8:00 a.m.) 

 Join us as we walk Brighton area trails while maintaining social distancing requirements.  The walking group will meet at the Fishing Lakes South Parking Lot (on 124th Avenue/Henderson Road - east of the Adams County Fairgrounds entrance).  This is an ongoing program that meets at pre-selected locations advertised in the E-Blast.  Wear layered clothing, good walking shoes, and bring water and a mask.  You must wear a mask when not walking or when you are not able to keep a minimum of 6 feet apart.  There are NO restrooms available on the walks.   Leader: Olly Ramirez

Zumba Zoom   (Thurs. July 30 @ 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: 841 6728 1176  Passcode: 233266

 Line Dance Outdoors   (Fri. July 30 @ 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.

Grandparenting Tips & Tricks  (Fri. July 31 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Are you helping care for a young child during the current pandemic?  Do you wonder how you can be a better grandparent for yourself and your grandchild?  Join occupational therapist Lauren Knaupe, from Children’s Therapy Services of Colorado, to learn tips to safely care for young children, including proper body mechanics for lifting and transporting.  In addition, Lauren will share easy to replicate tools and strategies to provide a fun learning environment that benefits a child’s overall development.  Question and answer period after the presentation.

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

            Meeting ID: 986 7136 2151

Join by Phone:  +1-346-248-7799

Around Town 

 Flix & Kicks Concert: Chicano Heat   (Thurs. July 30 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Chicano Heat was once voted by Westwood as one of the ten best Latin bands in Colorado!  They are a high-energy band with strong vocals, excellent harmony, and stellar showmanship! 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 for a reserved space. Registration is available the Friday prior to each concert or movie.  Questions?  Call the Brighton Special Events Dept. at 303-655-2126.

ARTfest at The Armory seeks artists - Deadline to Submit:  Monday, July 27

The City of Brighton’s community art show ARTfest will be held July 29 through Sept. 30 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, located at 300 Strong Street.  Local artists who would like to showcase their artwork may enter submissions through Monday, July 27 for a $5 entry fee. Interested artists should contact David Gallegos, Arts/Culture Coordinator, at  or call 303-655-2176.

Just for Fun - Other Sources

Drop-in Writing Online  (Tues. July 28 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Explore your creativity through the written word in this informal writing sessions put on by the Denver Art Museum and led by staff from Lighthouse Writers Workshop.  Open to all levels, from published authors to the occasional journaler!  Click the link a few minutes before the start time.

Dome to Home: How to Take Night Sky Pictures   (Tues. July 28 @ 2:00 p.m.)

Learn some tips on how you can take a photo of the night sky with your phone.  We’ll also share some quick suggestions for how to get started if you have a DSLR camera.  This program is brought to you by Colorado University’s Fiske Planetarium.  Please click the link at the start time.

Denver’s Political Palaces  (Wed. July 29 @ 10:00 a.m.)

Most of us are familiar with Colorado’s official halls of government, from the stately golden dome of the capitol to the holiday-lit columns of the City and County Building.  But have you ever wondered where our most famous (and infamous) politicians called home?  Join AARP in this in-depth webinar from Colorado’s early days all the way up to the present day.

 Our Planet  (Anytime)

Are you looking for new documentaries, wildlife shows, or other educational films?  Luckily Netflix has a YouTube channel with a lot of FREE streaming options.  Be sure to check out One Planet and Explained.  Click the link to access the list of all their free videos.

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:

Forces of Nature:  Shape   (Wed. July 29 @ 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.)  We can’t directly see the forces that govern Earth, but we can see their shadows in the shapes of nature that surround us.  If we understand why these shapes exist, we can understand the fascinating rules that bind the entire universe.

Colorado Experience:  Whitewater   (Thurs.  July 30 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.)  In 1949, motivated by a bet, two young Swiss men on small wooden folding boats raced 57 miles down the Arkansas River, through the Royal Gorge from Salida to Cañon City.  The race would inspire what is now the oldest and longest whitewater festival in the U.S.  

Quilt in a Day: Corn/Beans & Hens/Chicks   (Sat. Aug 1 @ 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.)  Two blocks using a unique technique for half square triangles.

Colorado Experience:  Justina Ford, M.D.   (Sun. Aug 2 @ 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.)   With the barriers of race and gender against her, Dr. Justina Ford became the first African-American woman to practice medicine in Colorado.  She was initially denied a medical license in Colorado and refused entrance into major medical societies.  Dr. Ford worked out of a private office in Denver’s Five-Points neighborhood and treated mainly minorities who were not allowed in Denver hospitals at the time.  Over the course of her career, she delivered over 7,000 babies.  In 1950, two years before her death, she was inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of fame.

Helpful Resources:

Releasing Stress during Times of Crisis   (Thurs. July 30 @ 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)    Join Laura Gutierrez from the Pennock Center on counseling to learn different techniques that will help you ground yourself and release stress stored in your body.  Techniques include but are not limited to Tapping solutions, EMDR resourcing, TAT, and guided meditations that help you gain deeper insight and strengthen your coping skills.  You will leave feeling refreshed and stronger! Please email Laura to register or if you have questions at  Cost is $10.  Payment arrangement will be made at the time of registering.  

Brighton Food Pantry’s:  Are you or someone you know in need of food?  All the 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 27 @ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Avenue):  Tues. July 28 and Thurs. July 29 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2):  Tues. July 28 @ 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. Call 303-655-2075 and leave your name and phone number.

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