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Eagle View Adult Center

Posted on: January 24, 2021

[ARCHIVED] E-Blast Jan 25-31, 2021

Eagle View E-Blast 2021   Week of Jan 25 - 31


Welcome to our email newsletter keeping you up to date about the Eagle View Adult Center and resources for things to do as you continue to stay “Safer at Home.”   All programs are offered FREE of charge.                                                                                                

                                                                                                Your Eagle View Team





Eagle View Adult Center Updates


No opening date yet.  Front desk staff is available by phone Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   at 303-655-2075.  For help finding needed services or resources call Evon Benitez at 303-655-2079.  

COVID vaccinations will NOT be held at Eagle View.  See COVID Vaccinations on page 5 for details!


Eagle View Special Happenings:   Don’t miss these great programs! 


The Mystery of Dreams   (Tues. Jan 26 @ 1:30 p.m.) 

Paul Flanders will discuss the mystery of dreams and why they are essential.  Discover what we know and don’t know about dreams.  Learn about four theories as to why we dream and how we can use dreams to improve our lives.  This talk cites examples of famous dreams in history.  Instructor:  Paul Flanders, former high school teacher and frequent Longmont Senior Center speaker.


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.


Join By Phone:   Dial +1 669-900-6833   OR +1 253-215-8782   OR +1 346-248-7799
             Enter Meeting ID: 873 6516 1909      Passcode: 532314


Nutrition Programs at Brighton Recreation Center   (Wed. Jan. 27 @ 12:00 noon) 

The Brighton Recreation Center fitness program is having a live discussion via Zoom with Registered Dietitian Dawn Kucera.  Dawn will be going over the 12-week nutrition program and other classes she will be offering through the Brighton Recreation Center.  Bring all your nutrition questions! After the live discussion information discussed will be sent out to those interested.


Join Zoom Meeting:  Click on link below a few minutes before start time.
             Meeting ID: 862 9948 6304               Passcode: 697699

Join By Phone:  Dial one of the numbers listed below.  Use same ID and Passcode above.          

             +1 346-248-7799 OR +1 669-900-9128 OR  +1 253-215-8782 

Denver Mob Talk   (Wed. Jan 27 @ 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.)

Join mob historian Tom Hackett on a photo tour of North Denver’s Little Italy.  View photos and enjoy the stories of former social clubs, homes, and haunts of some of Denver’s most influential crime families.  Learn the truth behind many of the legends.  Tom Hackett's Denver Mob Tour was one of Eagle View's most popular day trips, so if you were never able to go, or want to experience it all over again, take this Zoom “tour through pictures.”   Time after for questions.  This is a fascinating program. 


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.


Join By Phone:   Dial +1 669-900-6833 OR +1-253-215-8782 OR +1 346-248-7799
             Enter Meeting ID: 856 1712 1033      Passcode: 334260


Unraveling a Migration Mystery   (Thurs. Jan 28 @ 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Many birds travel thousands of miles as part of their annual migration. This past fall, however, there was a dramatic die-off of migrating birds across the American Southwest, including Colorado.  Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop of Fort Collins proudly sponsors this special virtual presentation via Zoom.  Join Arvind Panjabi, Avian Conservation Scientist and co-author of 2019’s 3 Billion Birds Lost paper in the journal Science, as he shares the latest news about the causes of this catastrophe, what it means, and what we can all do to help birds in our daily lives.  Advanced registration is required.  You will receive a confirmation email containing the Zoom link to be used the day of the webinar.  To register, click Registration or go to


Pen Pals Needed    (RSVP by Fri. Jan 29)

Brighton High School Honor Society has asked if we had any seniors who would be interested in being a Pen Pal with their members.  This is an incredible group of young people looking to reach out to our community.  You would need to write one to two short letters Feb - May.  If you would be interested, please contact Sue Corbett 303-655-2076 by Friday, January 29. 


Noon Year’s Eve Entertainment   (Available on YouTube through Sun. Jan 31)

Click on the link to watch the performance by Jim Kurty on YouTube through Sun. Jan 31.  He plays a variety of music from oldies to country western to current pop hits!


Upcoming Programs:  


Staying Centered Through the Storm   (Tues. Feb 2 @ 1:00 p.m.)
 There has been so much turmoil and so many challenges throughout this COVID pandemic. We could say that things have been very stormy!   While there is hope on the horizon, things could be stormy for a bit longer.  Come hear about ways to stay centered and calm in the middle of a storm.   Presenter: Jody Pierce, ED, Pennock Center for Counseling.  


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.

Join by Phone:  Dial a phone number below a few minutes before start time and enter ID and Passcode         +1 346-248-7799 OR   +1 669-900-6833 OR  +1 253-215-8782 
            Meeting ID: 856 4481 8099

            Passcode: 180004


The History of the Super Bowl    (Wed. Feb 3 @ 9:00 a.m.)

The Super Bowl is much more than a football game - it is the only sports event that impacts every community in the United States.  But, did you know that the Super Bowl rose out of the civil rights movement, specifically the African American boycott of the AFL All Star Game in New Orleans?  Veteran sports broadcaster Evan Weiner will take us on a journey from the birth of the Super Bowl to talk about the halftime shows and everything in between, including how the famed football game got its name.


Join Zoom Meeting:  Click on link a few minutes before start time:
            Meeting ID: 874 3612 8853               Passcode: 977846

Join by Phone:  Dial one of the numbers listed below a few minutes before start time.
         +1 669-900-6833 OR    +1 253-215-8782 OR  +1 346-248-7799 


Bingo by Zoom or Phone   (Thurs. Feb 4 @ 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.)  

We play Bingo the first and third Thursday of the month with Barbara as our caller.  Download a bingo card by clicking here .  Or call us at 303-655-2075 and we will mail you one.  One bingo card per player and you must play your own card.  Prizes sponsored by United Power.   


Join by Zoom:  Click on link a few minutes before start time.  (Never played?  Join 15 minutes early)

            Meeting ID: 823 6983 4188

Join by Phone:  +1 253-215-8782   OR +1 346-248-7799   OR +1 669-900-6833 (in case one is busy)


More Upcoming Programs - Mark your calendars! 

Log Cabin to White House w/Abe Lincoln aka John Voehl  (Wed. Feb 10 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Top 5 Most Effective Presidents w/Paul Flanders (Thurs. Feb 11 @ 1:30 p.m.)

Love Stories w/entertainment (Fri. Feb 12 - Time TBA)    

Venice: Biography of a City w/Active Minds (Wed. Feb 17 @ 1:30 p.m.)

Bingo (Thurs. Feb 18 @ 12:30 p.m.) 

Feathered Friends w/Anne Price of Raptor Education Foundation (Tues. Feb 23 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Denver History Tour w/Kevin Snow (Wed. Feb 24 @ 2:00 p.m.) 


Stay Fit Programs - Silver Sneakers   You must register in advance for these classes.

The Eagle View Adult Center and the Brighton Recreation Center are joining forces to provide you with two more Zoom exercise classes.  ALL participants need to register in advance for the class each week.


NEW - Silver Sneakers:  Power and Mobility   (Mon. Jan 25 @ 8:30 a.m.) 

Trainers refer to mobility as the most overlooked skill in fitness.  Just like strength and power - you can improve your mobility with exercises.  The use of various exercises and cardio movements, along with some low impact kickboxing moves, will strengthen your core and other muscle groups.  All exercises can be modified for your fitness level.  Instructor: Elizabeth Barczak or Lili Trevizo.  


Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.


NEW  Silver Sneakers: Cardio Fit   (Wed. Jan 27 @ 11:00 a.m.)  

Designed for active adults who desire a safe and effective low-impact cardiovascular workout.  Hand held weights and elastic tubing with handles are used for progressive resistance training.  Chairs can be used for stability and/or support for upper body strength exercises and abdominal conditioning.  Modifications of exercises and equipment substitutions will be shown in class.  Instructor:  Karen Carlson.   

Register in Advance:  Click on the link below.  A confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent.


Stay Fit Programs   For classes below, click Zoom link a few minutes before class starts. 


Move and Be Fit w/Rosalie   (Tues. Jan 26 @ 9:00 a.m.)   Now 45 minutes long!

Move and be fit with exercises designed to stimulate both brain and body.  Exercise can be done seated or standing.  Improve your leg and upper body strength, balance, and posture.  Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles), and a fitness band or dish towel.  Instructor:   Rosalie Farrer.


Join Zoom Meeting:  Click on link a few minutes before start time.

Meeting ID: 893 6391 2791               Passcode: 087600


Yoga for All Levels    (Tues. Jan 26 @ 10:30 a.m.)

Carolyn Priola leads this yoga class for beginning and intermediate level participants.  The ability to get on the floor is required.  You will need a yoga mat; a strap/belt, two yoga blocks or books; and a blanket.


Join Zoom Meeting:  Click on link a few minutes before start time.

Meeting ID: 822 1290 6052               Passcode: 607933


Zumba Gold   (Thurs. Jan 28 @ 9:00 a.m.)   Now 45 minutes long!

Zumba is a Latin-inspired workout that is part dance, part fitness.  Zumba Gold is modified class that uses easy-to-follow moves focusing on balance, range of motion, and fun.  Instructor Rosalie Farrer.


Join Zoom Meeting:  Click on link a few minutes before start time.

Meeting ID: 820 1638 6123               Passcode: 258840


Move It or Lose It! w/Dottie   (Thurs. Jan 28 @ 10:00 a.m.)

“Move It or Lose It” is a 45-minute class focusing on strength, flexibility, proper alignment, and balance to help keep you mobile.  Be ready with a good sturdy chair, two hand weights (or water bottles), and a fitness band to have fun and get healthy.  Questions?  Call instructor Dottie LaFleur at 303-907-5339.


Join Zoom Meeting:  Click on link a few minutes before start time.

Meeting ID: 845 3437 7049               Passcode: 352830


Line Dance   (Fri. Jan 29 @ 9:00 a.m.)  

Get moving and have fun by line dancing in this one-hour class for beginners and advanced beginners.  No prior line dance experience needed.  Instructor:  Rosalie Farrer.   


Join Zoom Meeting:  Click on link a few minutes before start time.

Meeting ID: 833 2918 6101               Passcode: 236663


Around Town:  Classes by Local Providers



Anything Library Civic Saturday   (Sat. Jan 23 @ 9:30 - 11:00 p.m.)  

Civic Saturday returns with an opportunity to cultivate meaningful civic traditions with friends, family, and neighbors.  Through a morning of poetry, music, and discussion, local artists and Anythink staff will share inspiration on the theme of "Facing Conflict."  How can we participate in difficult – and important – conversations with the people in our lives?  How do we reflect on relationships negatively affected by politics?  This online gathering is hosted in conjunction with Living Room Conversations, and features performances by The Reminders and poet Franklin Cruz.  The program will be held online via Zoom. A link to join will be sent out via email to registrants. Click here to join; advanced registration is required. 


Virtual Square Dancing - Every Monday and Thursday

Join the "Lemonaiders" for virtual square dancing!  Dances are four-couple square dances for people that know square dance steps.   Dance at home "imagining" your fellow dancers or even your partner. Callers:  Bill Callaway and EVAC instructor Mike Olivieri.  Join on Zoom a few minutes before start time.

            Every Monday Dance @ 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.               Every Thursday dance @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

            Meeting ID:  625 611 173                                          Meeting ID:  839 143 593         

            Passcode:  071549                                                      Passcode: 030758  


Adams County CSU Extension - Spring Vegetable Gardening Classes

Join the annual Adams County Vegetable Garden Series, a partnership with Brighton Shares the Harvest and CSU. Learn the skills to succeed in vegetable gardening whether you're a newbie or veteran gardener! Gardening experts will share science and fact-based information, with some real-life experiences mixed in.  

·       Sat. Feb 6 @ 10:00 a.m. - Intro to Vegetable Gardening 

·       Sat. Mar 6 @ 10:00 a.m. - Caring for Your Vegetable Garden & Tomato Tips and Tricks

·       Sat. Apr 3 @ 10:00 a.m. - Maximizing Yields, Harvesting, and Growing for Others

$12.24 for all three Zoom classes. Register in advance at:


Around Town:  Brighton Area


COVID Vaccinations for People Age 70+ 

Individuals 70+ who have not been contacted by their health care system should contact a vaccine provider listed on the state’s website or call CO-HELP (303-389-1687 or 877-462-2911).  COVID vaccinations will NOT be held at Eagle View.  Salud Family Health Clinic is offering vaccines in Brighton.  People do not have to be Salud patients to register.  To register online go to then on the home screen click on the COVID VACCINE tab.  SCL Health is opening a clinic at the Adams County Government Center and will be publishing how to make appointments soon.  If you are 70+ years old, live in the Brighton area, and are having trouble making an appointment or need assistance call the Eagle View Adult Center at 303-655-2075 and we will try to help.  More details in upcoming E-Blasts.  


Tri-County Health Department COVID-19 Email Updates

The Tri-County Health Department publishes COVID-19 updates every Monday and Thursday.  If you wish to receive these email updates, sign up by clicking this link and fill out the form.


Free COVID-19 Rapid Testing

Adams County has partnered with Advanced Urgent Care to offer FREE COVID-19 rapid testing at Riverdale Regional Park (9755 Henderson Road, Brighton) through March.  This testing site is open Wednesdays - Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and free to anyone on a first-come, first-served basis.  Water World in Westminster and Salud in Brighton also provide free testing, pre-registration is required.  For details about other testing sites click here:


Helpful Resources:


Senior Wellness Clinic

The Visiting Nurses Association Senior Wellness Clinic provides services for seniors 55+ including foot care, health checks, and blood pressure checks.  Foot care fee is $35 (payable at your appointment) or it is Kaiser covered with pre-approval.  A sliding fee is available for those in financial need.  Clinic is held at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.  Call EVAC 303-655-2075 to schedule an appointment. 


Brighton Food Pantries

In need of food?   Obtain food at these pantries.  Don’t get out of your car; they will give you instructions.

  • Calvary Chapel (103 Bridge Street)   Mon. Jan 25 @ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 
  • St. Augustine (129 S. 6th Ave.)    Tues. Jan 26 @ 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Community Baptist (15559 Weld County Road 2)    Tues. Jan 26 @ 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 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 VOA meals, call 303-655-2075 and leave your name and phone number. 


2020 Tax Preparation Assistance

The Senior Hub has announced the locations for tax preparation this tax season.   Program is free to those who income qualify.   Most sites will be opening February 1 through April 15th.  More information available in future E-Blasts when we know it.  Please see attached flyer.


Just for Fun - Other Sources:       


Drop-In Writing Online   (Tues. Jan 26 @ 1:00 p.m.)

Explore your creativity through the written word in this informal writing session led by Theresa Rozul Knowles from Lighthouse Writers Workshop.  Free and open to all levels from published authors to the occasional journaler!   This session is inspired by powerful pieces from women like Frida Kahlo and Senga Nengudi and by the heroes in us all.


Sixty Minutes in Space   (Wed. Jan 27 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Go “behind the stories” with space scientists and Denver Museum of Nature and Science as they use the best images and animation available to help understand new developments in our solar system and beyond. Please register in advance to receive the webinar link.


Online Career Expo: New Year, New Ideas for Finding Flexible Work                  (Thurs. Jan 28 @ 11:00 a.m.)

Discover skills that could help you get a job, connect with a career coach, and search available jobs using the AARP Job Board.  This is a great opportunity to see what options you have for part-time work.  Please register in advance to receive the webinar link.


Mindfulness Made Easy   (Thurs. Jan 28 @ 12:00 noon)

Do you want to feel calmer and find ways to bring mindfulness into your life?  Mindfulness expert Shamash Alidina, will share the power of small steps and self-compassion in helping you live more mindfully - in a way that is achievable and with a sense of playfulness, rather than overwhelming pressure.  Register in advance to receive the webinar link.


Emotional and Mental Health Wellness in Older Adults During Challenging Times  (Thurs. Jan 28 @ 2:00 p.m.)

In the third session of a four part series the Multidisciplinary Center on Aging discusses how a healthy brain can lead to a healthy you.  Register in advance to receive the link.  If you’ve registered for previous sessions you will automatically receive the link.


TV Programs  


Try these Public Broadcast Station (PBS) TV programs!   People with TV using an antenna can watch on channel 6 or 6.1; for cable or satellite channels check your TV guides.   


POV:  The Mole Agent   (Mon. Jan 25 @ 8:30 - 10:00 p.m.) 

Follow a private investigator hired to go undercover inside a nursing home as he struggles to balance his assignment with his increasing involvement in the lives of other residents.


History Detectives   (Tues. Jan 26 @ 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.)

Can History Detectives confirm these stories?  Two generations of Chicago families say a 12-gauge shotgun played a role in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.  A man finds a miniature painting of George Washington's profile at one of Manhattan’s first taverns.  A man searches for a fellow prisoner who sketched his portrait inside a World War II German prisoner camp, with touching results. 


Nature: The Alps: Winter's Fortress   (Wed. Jan 27 @ 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.)

Experience the hostile and bitter cold ecosystems of the Alps.  


Daring Women Doctors   (Wed. Jan 27 @ 10:00 - 11:00 p.m.)

Hidden in American history, medical schools for women began to appear in the mid-19th century long before women had the right to vote or own property.  Learn about the pioneering and diverse women who faced hostility and resistance in their pursuit of medical educations, as they influenced women’s rights.


Nova:  Forgotten Genius   (Thurs. Jan 28 @ 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.) 

The remarkable story of Percy Julian - humanitarian, civil rights pioneer, and one of the great African-American scientists of the 20th century.  He discovered how to turn soybeans into synthetic steroids on an industrial scale, enabling cortisone to be available to millions. Also airs Wed. Jan 27 @ 8:00 p.m.


Jazz:  The True Welcome (1929-1935)   (Fri. Jan 29 @ 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.) 

Amid the hard times of the Depression, swing dancing catches on and a new kind of big band jazz emerges.  Features dancers Frankie Manning and Norma Miller, and jazz greats Louie Armstrong, Duke Ellington, John Hammond, Benny Goodman, and Fats Waller.  Also airs on Thurs. Jan 28 @ 8:00 p.m.


All Creatures Great and Small: Episode 3   (Sun. Jan 31 @ 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.)

James is put to the test with an ailing racehorse. Tristan faces a familiar temptation. 



Pass it On Quote of the Day


"We cannot walk alone.  And as we walk, we must make the pledge

that we shall always march ahead.   We cannot turn back."

—Martin Luther King Jr. 


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