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Eagle County senior calendar

Upcoming events

• Wednesday: Full body exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 9 a.m. $2 suggested donation. Come try this more challenging class that works on strength, balance, coordination and more. Call 970-328-8896.

• Thursday: Strong People progressive weight training class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11 a.m. Free. Call 970-328-8896.



• Friday: Zumba Gold class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 10:30 a.m. A Latin dance-inspired exercise class.

• April 18: Shopping and errand trip to Glenwood Springs. Bus will leave the Golden Eagle Senior Center at 10 a.m. Sign up at the Golden Eagle or by calling 970-328-8896.



Ongoing weekly activities

Mondays

• Senior Spot, Eagle River Presbyterian Church, 1 to 4 p.m. A program of Eagle Valley Senior Life. Balance exercises, culinary creations, music and more. Drop in for some or all of the time. The Senior Spot has a new Gypsum location as well. Call Wendy at 440-371-3920 or visit http://www.evslife.org.



• Restorative body movement class, Avon Recreation Center, 12:35 to 1:35 p.m. $10.

• Full body exercise class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 9 a.m. More challenging class that works on strength, coordination, balance and more. Some floor work. $2 suggested donation per class.

• Parkinson Power Moves, Trinity Church, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dynamic and fun exercise program based on 30 years of research showing that certain types of exercise can slow and possibly stop the progression of Parkinson’s. Taught by certified instructors. Large amplitude movements improve posture, balance, agility and coordination.

• Tai chi for beginners, Avon Recreation Center, 4:55 to 5:55 p.m. $10.

• Intermediate tai chi, Avon Recreation Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. $10.

Tuesdays

• Senior lunch, Golden Eagle Senior Center, noon. $3 suggested donation. Bus transportation available. Home delivered meals available for home-bound seniors. Call 970-328-8896. Please RSVP 24 hours in advance.

• Chair exercise class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11 a.m. $2 suggested donation. Call 970-328-8896.

• Non-medical foot care (toenail trimming and foot soaks), Golden Eagle Senior Center, third Tuesday of month, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 970-328-8896.

• Transportation for errands. Bus leaves Golden Eagle Senior at 2 p.m. Call 970-328-8896.

• Joint relief water class, Avon Recreation Center, 10 to 11 a.m. $2. Call 970-328-8831.

• Parkinson’s Foundations exercise class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 3 p.m. Not just for those with Parkinson’s disease — beneficial for anyone who would like to improve balance, flexibility and strength.

• Vintage Vail, Avon Recreation Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Free. Join the Avon Afternoon Club for a weekly gathering of games, socializing and coffee. Call 970-748-4060.

• Tai chi for seniors, Avon Recreation Center, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. $10.

• Water aerobics class, Gypsum Recreation Center, 10 to 11 a.m. $5. Call 970-328-8896.

Wednesdays

• Senior lunch, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11:30 a.m. $3 suggested donation. Rides available to senior lunch and grocery shopping afterwards. Home delivered meals available. Call 970-328-8831. RSVP 24 hours in advance.

• Full body exercise class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 9 a.m. $2 suggested donation per class.

• Chair yoga, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11 a.m. Free.

• Grocery shopping, bus leaves Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center at 12:30 p.m.

• Snowshoeing, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, be ready to go by 10 a.m. All levels welcome. Call Pat at 970-328-8831.

• Poker game, Golden Eagle Senor Center, first and third Wednesday of month, 1 to 3 p.m.

Thursdays

• Strong People progressive weight training class at the Golden Eagle Senior Center, 11 a.m. Mostly seated class with some standing exercises using hand and ankle weights. Call 970-328-8896. Free.

• Tai chi for beginners, Avon Recreation Center, 4:55 to 5:55 p.m. $10.

• Restorative body movement class, Avon Recreation Center, 12:35 to 1:35 p.m. $10.

• Intermediate tai chi, Avon Recreation Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. $10.

• Senior lunch, Golden Eagle Senior Center, noon. $3 suggested donation. Rides available. Home delivered meals available. Call 970-328-8896.

• Senior crochet group, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 1 p.m. Make blankets for local children. Open to veteran crocheters and those just beginning. Yarn provided.

• Transportation from the Golden Eagle Senior Center for grocery shopping, bus leaves the center at 1 p.m. Call 970-328-8896.

• Tai chi for seniors, Avon Recreation Center. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. $10.

• Parkinson’s Foundations exercise class, Golden Eagle Senior Center, 3 p.m.

• Water aerobics class, Gypsum Recreation Center, 10 to 11 a.m. $5. Call 970-328-8896.

• Parkinson Support Group, Trinity Church in Edwards, fourth Thursday of month, 5 to 6 p.m. Meetings include some type of educational presentation.

Fridays

• Senior lunch, Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center, 11:30 a.m. $3 suggested donation. Rides available to senior lunch. Home delivered meals available for home-bound seniors. Call 970-328-8831. Please RSVP 24 hours in advance.

• Book Lovers Coffee Klatch, Golden Eagle Senior Center, second and fourth Fridays of month, 10:30 a.m. For book lovers to talk, make recommendations and learn about different genres. Coffee and snacks provided.

Saturdays

• Power Punch for Parkinson’s boxing class, 9 a.m., Trinity Church in Edwards. Recent physical therapy research has shown boxing to be effective in improving balance, mobility and quality of life. Hand wraps and boxing gloves provided. Call 720-320-1122 for more information

Locations

Golden Eagle Senior Center: 715 Broadway St., Eagle, 970-328-8896.

Maloit Park Senior Wellness Center (VSSA building): 1951 U.S. Highway 24, Minturn, 970-328-8831.


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