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. 50 Plus Marketplace News . Denver Metro . May 2010 . Page 15 Expanding lives and minds with community- based educational programs. Call us at: 303- 320- 7652 www. ActiveMindsForLife. com Active Minds Shop Online and Support the Senior High Rise FOOD BANK www. shr- foodbank. com The Senior High- Rise Food Bank supports the needs of low-income seniors in assisted living facilities. We deliver supplemental food supplies throughout Metro Denver and surrounding areas. We caringly and lovingly provide spiritual encouragement as well. 720- 366- 8315 PO Box 40957, Denver, CO 80204 First Baptist Church of Englewood 75 E. Eastman Ave. Englewood, CO 303- 781- 5519 The First & Third Tuesday monthly at 10 a. m. Group singing and special music. Visitors welcomed. . Anniversaries and birthdays recognized . Audio visual presentations . Guest speakers . Guest Singers . Special trips A delicious lunch is served - a free will offering is received to help defray the expense of the meal. If this sounds like a program you might be interested in, please call us. We will be delighted to furnish you with more information about this exciting program for our senior citizens - THE JOLLY 60' S. First Baptist Church Of Englewood 3190 S. Broadway Englewood, Co 80110 Pastor Clifton Mizer . Phone 303- 781- 5519 A Ministry to those 60 and over Ukraine at a Tipping Point Tues, May 11, Noon - 1 pm. Sev-enty years of Soviet control of Ukraine ended in 1991 with the collapse of the Soviet Union. During that time Ukraine suff ered extensive famines, deportation of its citizens, and repopulation of its country by ethnic Russians. Since independence, Ukraine has aligned more with the west, resulting in escalating tension between ethnic Russians and Ukrainians. Russian president Medvedev has warned ominously of " serious con-sequences" if Ukraine joins NATO and Russia shut off gas supplies to the country in early 2009. Join Active MindsR as we explore this very delicate situation. Sponsored by the Jeff erson County RSVP Program. First Presbyterian Church of Lakewood, 8210 W 10th Ave, Lakewood. Free For more info: Call Jeff co RSVP Program: 303- 235- 6907 Afghanistan  ur, May 13, 1: 30- 2: 30 pm. In October 2001, the U. S. led a co-alition invasion of Afghanistan seeking to oust the ruling Taliban and fi nd Al Qaeda leaders, includ-ing Osama bin Laden. Join Ac-tive MindsR for a look at the story of Afghanistan, including the es-tablishment of a new government under the leadership of Hamid Karzai. We also take a look forward at what the future holds for this war-torn country as U. S. troop presence there continues to increase. Heri-tage Club Mountain View, 8101 E Mississippi Ave, Denver. Free. RSVP: Please call at least two days prior: 303- 803- 1180 Japan Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 11: 00 am - 12: 00 noon ( refreshments at 10: 45). From imperialist em-pire to economic power, Japan has a complicated and fascinat-ing history. Join Active Mind-sR as we trace the evolution of the modern Japanese state from its ancient roots to the present. We cover the impact of Japan's involvement in World War II as well as their economic recession in the 1990' s. Temple Emanuel, 51 Grape, Denver. Free. RSVP: 303- 388- 4013 x307 Active Minds ® 303- 320- 7652 . www. ActiveMindsForLife. com Wheat Ridge Community Center 303- 205- 7500 Cinco De Mayo Celebration. A fabulous dinner and a spectacu-lar dance performance by students from Ballet Folklorico Interna-tional on Wed., May 5, 5: 30pm, $ 8.50. Memory Writers Class. 2- part class, create a series of short sto-ries about life experiences and cre-ate a special keepsake. May 4 & 11, 12: 30- 3pm, $ 50, scholarship funds are available. Dance Your Way to Fitness! Tap Dance: Beginners, Drop- in every Wed, 11: 30- 12: 30, $ 3 or Sil-verSneakers free Tap Dance: Advanced, Drop- in every Wed, 12: 45- 1: 45, $ 3 or Sil-verSneakers free Line Dance: Beginners, Drop- in every Wed, 2- 3pm, $ 3 or Silver- Sneakers free Line Dance Intermediate, Drop-in every Mon, 2- 3pm, $ 3 or Silver- Sneakers free Ballroom Blast: Drop- in classes every Friday from 11am - 12noon - $ 3 or free to SilverSneakers Belly Dance for Fitness: 6- week classes start: Sat. May 1, 11am. $ 23 or SilverSneakers free. Upcoming Art Classes If You Can See It You Can Draw It: Fri, May 7- Jun. 4, 1- 3pm, $ 21 + $ 10 supply fee Pottery Class: Tues, May 4- Jun. 22, 1- 3pm, $ 53 + $ 10 supply fee Poker Walk and Picnic Breakfast. A morning of healthy fun. Annual event, Tues, May 25, $ 4. Totally Tomato. Learn about growing tomatoes in this infor-mative workshop. Mon, May 10, 1 pm, $ 4 or SilverSneakers ® card. Feather Boa Workout. Dance to songs like, " Big Spender" and " All  at Jazz".  ur, May 20, 1- 2pm. $ 4 or SilverSneakers ® card. Dance Fit. Get fi t while dancing to a wide variety of popular music! Drop- in every Mon, 11- noon. $ 3 or SilverSneakers ® card, 1st class free! Dance Fever May's dance theme is Mambo Madness. Sat. May 8, $ 4 or SilverSneakers free. Mat Step. Uses a fl at mat, not a raised step. Fun & fast- paced. Fri. 9: 45- 10: 45am. $ 3 or SilverSneak-ers ® card, 1st class free! Robert Landau Presents. " America's Fun Speaker" Robert Laudau's 1- hr. presentations on fa-mous entertainers. Featuring video and audio clips plus Robert's fas-cinating input. Cost is $ 4 each or SilverSneakers free. " Laugh Out Loud": Johnny Car-son. Mon. May 3, 6: 30- 7: 30pm. " Big Band Series" Duke Elling-ton. Mon. May 24, 6: 30- 7: 30pm.

Page 16 . 50 Plus Marketplace News . Denver Metro . May 2010 May 2010 . Denver Metro Answers: page 18 Senior Answers50 Plus Marketplace News and Services presents Elder Care Consulting Services . On- Site Counseling for Employees . Lunch and Learn Seminars at the Workplace . Senior Resource Guidebook . Information Resources at www. senioranswers. org . Discussion Roundtables in Community Locations Sponsored by Senior Answers and Services 3006 East Colfax Denver CO 80206 303- 333- 3482 303- 333- 9112 ( fax) www. senioranswers. org Senior Answers and Services provides counseling and consulting for seniors and their families as well as information, resources, and services to improve quality of life for older adults. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? . Work on a new quilting technique this month. Mon, May 3, 1- 4 pm. $ 21/$ 16 res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Make three cards in this fun and creative stamp-ing class! Tues, May 11, 1- 3 pm. $ 10/$ 8 res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? . Use a punch needle and threads on a cloth pat-tern to create a work of art! Tues, May 4, 10 - 12 pm. $ 10/$ 8 Res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? . Simple tricks to exercise your brain and boost your memory. Wed, through May 26, 9: 30- 11 am. $ 33/$ 25 res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Learn Spanish, basic grammar, vocabulary and com-mon expressions. Call for class levels and dates. $ 62/$ 48 res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Free! Meet your friends and make new ones playing a variety of Wii, interactive video games! Mon. through Sat. during regular ACAA hours. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Learn what to shop for when buying a new computer. Our experts guide you through the process! Tues, May 18, Aurora Center for Active Adults 303- 739- 7950 . auroragov. org/ adults50plus 9- 11 am. $ 16/$ 12 res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Learn to create and manage spreadsheets and organize your information. Wed, May 5- 19, 9- 11 am. $ 47/$ 36 res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? After Micro-soft I, expand your knowledge with this interactive class! Sat, May 1- 15, 9- 11 am. $ 47/$ 36 res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Recreational leagues. Call for information 303- 739- 7957. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Get totally fit! In-cludes a warm up, low impact car-diovascular aerobics, strength train-ing, stretching and flexibility. All levels welcome! M/ W/ F, 8- 9 am; M/ W/ F, 9: 05- 10: 05 am; Wed., 6- 7 pm. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? May 6- 27, Thur, 10: 15- 11: 15 am; Tues, 5: 30- 6: 30 pm. $ 31/$ 24 res. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Work on range of motion, muscular strength and cardiovascular activity. In this class a chair is used for support. M/ W/ F, May 3- 28, 10: 15- 10: 45 am. $ 20/$ 15 res. Senior Health & Resource Day. Learn about local resources and how to improve or maintain fi tness. Helpful information to im-prove your well- being. Tues, May 4, 10- 12 pm. Lone Tree Ctr. Wed, May 5, 10- 12 pm. Buck Ctr. Free. Line Dance Extravaganza. A fun- fi lled day of Line Dance. Learn new steps and perfect dance moves. Buck Center on wood fl oor and stage area. Lunch & handouts included. Sa. June 12, 10- 3 pm, $ 27 /$ 25 R Workshop for Women. Be-come a handy- woman. Save money, time and learn to do the easy stuff : Info: www. workshopforwomen. com. My Screws are Loose. Hang-ing things on walls and ceilings. Wed, May 12, 6- 8 pm or  urs, May 13, 9- 11 am. $ 69/$ 59 R. Trim Your Home. Interior Trim Clinic.  urs, May 27, 6- 9 pm, $ 89/$ 79 resident Dipped Strawberries. Learn the ingredients, methods of creat-ing, and decorating. Supplies and gift box included. Mon, May 3, 2: 30- 4: 30 pm, $ 22/$ 18 resident. South Suburban Recreation 303- 797- 8787 Line Dancing. Line up and kick up your heels to a variety of music and fun. Drop in: $ 4/$ 3 res-ident. Tues, 2- 3 beginners, 3- 4 in-termediate , Lone Tree Rec. Cen-ter. Wed, 1- 2 pm beginners, 2- 4 intermediate, Buck Rec. Center. Computer Classes. Ezy- Bytes Computer Lab. Open to all adults. Buck Rec. Center. IBM Compatable and Macintosh class-es. Dates and fees at www. sspr. org or call 303 730- 4609. Senior Tap Dance. Learn the basics to keep your feet a- tappin'. Learn fl aps, shuffl es, the shuffl e-ball- change combined into simple routines. It's fun and great exercise. Beginning and Intermediate. Mon. and Fri., 10 am, $ 24/$ 18 R. Digital Camera. Discuss selec-tion, operation, printing without a computer, interfacing and/ or pho-to storage card ( Mac or Windows PC), improving photos, and stor-ing, printing, and emailing selected photos. If owned bring camera and manual. Mon, May 17, 9- 12 pm $ 16/$ 13.50 R.