Senior Spotlight March - Shamrock shaped cookie

Lafayette Senior Center

103 S. Iowa Ave.
Lafayette, CO  80026
303-661-1492
Fax:  303-604-6130

Juli MacKenzie
Supervisor
303-661-1497

Megan Herman
Resource Coordinator
303-661-1499

Heide Barrowman
Recreation Coordinator
303-661-1491

Front Desk
303-661-1492

Happenings at the Senior Center

Check the Spotlight each month to find your next activity with Lafayette Senior Services.

Wellness Classes

Latin Dance 9:15-10:15 am every Thursday

This Latin-Inspired fitness class is a great, unique and effective approach to exercise.  Drop-in fee $4 or SilverSneakers membership.

Ageless Grace 10:00-10:30am every Wednesday
Learn and enjoy the 21 movement tools that stimulate all five functional areas of the brain.  Anti-aging exercises almost anyone can do.

Look for Tai Chi in the Summer Activity Guide mailing out March 24.

 

General Interest

Do you like to play Pinochle, Bridge or Shanghai Rummy?  Our card groups are currently looking for players.  Interested?  Just stop by and join the game.
Check our weekly and monthly schedule.

The Lafayette Senior Center hosts several crafter groups and they are running low on yarn.  Your generous donations of yarn will greatly be appreciated.  Please call 303-661-1492 or stop by 103 S. Iowa Ave. to donate.

3/16 - "To Bird; Learning About Birdwatching in Lafayette"
with Martin Ogle  11:30am-12:30pm
Join Martin Ogle for a fascinating talk about birdwatching in Lafayette.  FREE.  Registration deadline:  March 9. 

3/16 - St. Patrick's Day  11:30am-1:30pm
 
We will provide corned beef, cabbage and potatoes; you bring your favorite green salads, sides and desserts.  Registration deadline is:  March 9.

New and Improved Wednesday transportation loop.
We pick up and drop off at Affinity, Josephine Commons, Villa West, Boulder Ridge and Abordale Acres and go to Vitamin Cottage, Sprouts, King Soopers, Walmart, the Library or the Bob  L. Burger Recreation Center.
Check for more information on the Wednesday Loop.


Trips

3/15 - Sisters of Courage - Erie 6:45-8:15pm

Learn how the Harbison Ranch became the west entrance to the Rocky Mountain National Park.  Registration for transportation deadline is March 8.  Presentation is at the Erie Public Library, 400 Powers St. 


3/20 - The Roost - Longmont 10:45am-2:15pm

This restaurant uses only the finest, freshest ingredients and everything is supplied from local farmers.  Registration deadline is March 13.

3/22 - Premier Travel Extended Travel Presentation
10:00-11:00am

Head to New Orleans to visit the French Quarter and enjoy the fabulous food.  Learn more about this trip at this presentation. Registration deadline:  March 16.

4/9-4/12 - Deadwood Gaming Trip - South Dakota

This 3 night package includes lodging at Deadwood Gulch, with meal vouchers, exciting games and sightseeing trips on your own.  Interested?  Please call Aleta Purcell at 720-382-3814 for more informationRegistration deadline March 20.

 

Resource Information

2/28-4/11 - Tax Assistance 10:00am-4:30pm

There will be qualified AARP volunteers available at the Lafayette LIbrary to help prepare and electronically file taxes by appointment at no charge.  Appointments are available until April 11 on Wednesdays from 10:00am-4:30pm.  Make appointments online at http://cotaxaide.org/appt or call 303-661-1163 or 303-665-5200 (option 2).

3/6 - Conversation Project 2:00-3:30pm
Talk life!  This session can help you clarify your values and prepare to talk to your family about end of life wishes.  FREE!  Registration deadline:  March 6.

3/12 - AARP Smart Driver Course 12:00-4:30pm
Improve your skills, increase safety and become eligible for a premium discount on your insurance.  Registration deadline:  March 9.  Held at the Lafayette Library, 775 Baseline Rd.

3/13, 3/20 & 3/27 - Living with Alzheimer's for People with Alzheimer's  1:00-2:00pm

If you know someone affected by Alzheimer's or Dementia, it's time to learn the facts.  This program provides information on the detection, causes and risk factors and more!  FREE!  Registration deadline:  March 9. 
 









 

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