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. 50 Plus Marketplace News . Denver Metro . June 2010 . Page 15 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 The MAC 303- 426- 4310 Korea... The Forgotten War. Local historian, Tom Keller is a Korean War Veteran of the U. S. Army. He discusses the " Military Action" and presents the events leading up to the conflict and reveals the impact of this war on our country today. $ 5/ resident; $ 6/ non- resident. Thur, Jun. 3, 10- 11: 30a Andrews Sisters Tribute. This sto-ry of three ladies living during the 1940' s is brought to life thru the music made popular by the Andrew Sisters and woven with actual let-ters written during this time in his-tory. Register by Thur, Jun. 3. $ 13/ resident; $ 15/ non- resident. Tues, Jun. 8, 5- 7pm. Composting 101. A great way to recycle yard and kitchen waste. learn about containers, what materials to use, how to care for, once started and more. $ 7/ resident; $ 8/ non- resident. Thur, Jun. 17, 6- 7pm Shake the Salt in your Cooking. Trying to cut salt out of your diet, but aren't quite sure how to make foods taste good? Learn how to use a variety of herbs, spices, and other flavorings to create delicious low sodium dishes. Samples and reci-pes are provided. $ 10/ resident; $ 12/ non- resident. Tues. Jun. 15, 6: 15- 7- : 30p Walking with Awareness. Colo-rado summer evenings are great for walking outdoors. Get safety tips for walking any time of day and receive a whistle keychain. $ 1/ resident; $ 2/ non- resident. Wed, Jun. 9, 9- 10a Summer Celebration Block Party. Kick off summer with a fun night out at the park. Stop by the MAC, 5- 6pm for free food. Then head to the Irving Street Library Park, 6pm for a jumping castle and frozen treats! A free concert in the park, 6- 8 pm. Call 303- 658- 2223 for more information. A Chorus Line. Ft Collins Din-ner Theatre. This ground breaking behind the scenes look at strug-gling Broadway dancers, is one of the most well loved and celebrated shows in Broadway history. Includes show, buffet, gratuity, transportation and escort. $ 46/ resident; $ 55/ non-resident. Sun. Jun. 20, 10: 30- 5: 15 pm White Water Rafting. On the Col-orado River for a half day rafting ex-perience on Class II- IV rapids. Pro-fessional guides instruct paddlers during this 9 miles rapids. Equip-ment list with registration confir-mation. No experience necessary. Must be in good physical condition and able to swim. Lunch is includ-ed. Register by Fri, Jun. 11. Includes raft ride, bottled water, lunch, escort and transportation. $ 68/ resident; $ 78/ non- resident. Mon, Jun. 28 7: 30a- 6: 30p Clements Community Center 303- 987- 4820 Travel. The price includes: trip planning, round trip transporta-tion, tickets and escort. For infor-mation or to make reservations call 303- 987- 4820. The 24- Hour Travel Hotline: 303- 987- 7011, is always updated with newly sched-uled trips. Xcel Wind Farm, Tues, Jun. 1. Tour Xcel's energy wind power gen-erating farm in northern Colorado. A 1 1/ 2 hr. tour, mostly walking. The tour is not handicap accessible. Lunch at the Historic Plains Hotel in Cheyenne is included. Fortune Valley, Central City, Fri, Jun. 11. Accumulate 40 same day points on the Ultimate Card receive: $ 5 coin, free drinks when gaming. Hudson Gardens. Thur, Jun. 17. 30 acres are arranged in a continu-ous flow featuring ponds, wildlife, sculpture, a garden railroad, ad-venture hideaways, and spectacular natural displays along a 1 1/ 4 mile path. Bring lunch or purchase one at the Oasis on the Platte. Imax Film, Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Tues, Jun. 22. The file is on exotic and fascinating land of Arabia. Includes admission to the exhibit and to the Museum of Nature & Science. Scandinavian Festival, Estes Park, Sat, Jun. 26. Gala celebra-tion with ample opportunity to browse/ shop in town. Includes a ride through the spectacular Big Thompson canyon. Lunch on own. Tutankhamun- the Golden King & the Great Pharaohs, Denver Art Museum, Thur, July 15. A touring exhibition featuring more than 100 treasures from the tomb of pharaoh King Tut makes it's debut. Walk in the Woods. Thur. walks range from 2 to 5 miles, altitude gain not over 700 ft. Information on each walk and what to bring, wear, etc. is available at the front desk. Depart Clements at 8 am. and re-turn around 3 pm. Hiking, Moderate/ Upper Level. Planned to give both level hikers just what they want, and go as far as comfortable. The range from 8 miles, altitude gain to 1500 ft. up to 12 miles, altitude gain to 3500 ft. Depart Clements at 7: 30 am. and return around 5 pm. Information on each walk and what to bring, wear, etc. is available at the front desk. Sit and Stay Fit. Tues/ Thur, On-going 11- 11: 45 am. While sitting, do the equivalent of a 1- mile walk. Listen to music while toning and stretching with weights, sticks, and balls. Register, 10- class punch card. Kings & Queens of Pinochle. Types of games include single deck, two deck, and three deck. Any expe-rience welcome. Every Tues. except holidays, noon- 5 p. m. Social Bridge. Contract bridge with a change of partners every four hands. No partner necessary. Passh-older or $ 1 drop- in fee. Coffee and refreshments provided for $ 2. Every Fri. except holidays, noon- 3: 30 pm. Table Tennis. Friendly games of table tennis. Any experience wel-come. 1- 4 pm, Wed & 1- 3 pm Fri. Sidepockets. Open Mon.- Fri. 8- 5 pm. Drop in for a game of billiards or snooker. Pool leagues are looking for new members! Enjoy a friendly game of pinochle or poker. Saturday Night Dance. 3 hr. dance to live music, refreshments. $ 6 per person. 7- 10 pm, Sat, doors open at 6. Band schedule: Jun. 5: Memories, Jun. 12: Tom Allen Vari-ety Band, Jun. 19: Perfect Harmony, Jun. 26: Terry Norona Titans. Platt Park Senior Recreation 720- 865- 0630 Dance to live music: 1st- 4th Wed, 1- 3: 15pm dancing to live mu-sic with Tom Yook. $ 5 include live band and refreshments. Jun. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd. No dance on Jun. 30th. Cooking Classes: 10 - Noon $ 6.50. Wed. Jun. 9: Vietmanese Beef with Bamboo Shoots; Wed. July 7: Apricot Chicken. summer bbQ at Platt Park. Burg-ers, Hot Dogs, and all the fixins. Fri, Jul. 16, 12- 3 pm. $ 6.50. Make a res-ervation! Food bank is Jun. 4, 1 pm, $ 2. line Dance. Tues 11- 12: 30pm & Thurs. 10- 11: 30 am. $ 2. 50 senior/$ 4 under 65. Drop in. ballroom Dance. Thur. 1- 3 pm. $ 2.50 senior/$ 4 under 65. Drop in. bingo. Tues. 1- 3 pm. $ 2.25 for 4 cards. Drop in. get in shape for summer: Call for dates and times. . Exercise: Yoga, Tai Chi, Swimnas-tics, Weight Training . Language: Spanish, German, . Craft : Jewelry, pottery, painting and more . Artreach: A chance to get tickets weekly to sporting events, sympho-ny etc. . Cards: Bridge, Pinochle, Mah-jong . Health: Foot Care, Massage

Page 16 . 50 Plus Marketplace News . Denver Metro . June 2010 June 2010 . Denver Metro Answers: page 18 50 Plus Marketplace News Wheat Ridge Community Center 303- 205- 7500 newcomers welcome. Find out all we have to offer! A yummy des-sert and info on what's coming up for the summer. Fri, Jun. 4, 2 pm, Free, RSVP. Fitness Fun & games Day. An afternoon of games of childhood along with nutritious snacks and more on Thur, Jun. 17, 1pm. $ 4 or free to SilverSneakers ® , register. history Comes alive. 1st in a se-ries, History Comes Alive, Mary Jane Bradbury portrays Augusta Tabor, one of the first settlers to come west in the Pike's Peak gold rush. Fri, Jun. 11, 1: 30- 2: 30pm, $ 4, register. senior hikes. Different destina-tions all summer. $ 15 covers trans-portation and escort. Jun. 11: Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park; Jun. 29: Ten Mile Canyon Nat'l Rec. Trail. Call 303- 205- 7510 for more info. memory writers Class. 2- part class, create a series of short stories about your life experiences and cre-ate a special keepsake. Jun. 1 & 8, 12: 30- 3pm, $ 50, scholarships avail-able. Register. Dance your way to Fitness! Tap Dance, beginners. Drop- in every Wed. 11: 30- 12: 30, $ 3, free to Silver- Sneakers ® Tap Dance, advanced. Drop- in every Wed. 12: 45- 1: 45, $ 3, free to Silver- Sneakers ® Line Dance, beginners. Drop- in ev-ery Wed. 2- 3pm, $ 3, free to Silver- Sneakers ® . Intermediate. Drop- in every Mon. 2- 3pm, $ 3, free to Silver- Sneakers ® Ballroom Blast. Drop- in every Fri. 11- noon, $ 3, free to SilverSneakers ® Belly Dance for Fitness. 6- weeks start: Thurs. Jun. 10, 10: 15am & Sat. Jun. 19, 11am. $ 23, free to Silver- Sneakers ® , register. gourd birdhouse workshop. Thurs. Jun. 24, 1- 3pm, $ 10 + $ 10 supply fee, register. Zumba for boomers. Add some spice to your workout, every Wed. 5: 45- 6: 45pm. Introductory $ 4 per class. Drop- in. Dance Fit. Get fit by dancing to popular music! Drop- in every Mon. 11- noon. $ 3, SilverSneakers ® , 1st class free! learn to hula Dance. 6- weeks, Tues, Jun. 8, 10: 15, $ 23 or Silver- Sneakers ® . Ages 5- adult welcome. Dance Fever. Dance theme is Jazzy Jun., Sat. Jun. 19, $ 4 or free to Silver- Sneakers ® , register. mat step. Step to fitness with a flat mat, not a raised step. Every Fri, 9: 45- 10: 45am. $ 3 or SilverSneakers ® , 1st class free! Robert landau presents: " America's Fun Speaker" Robert Lau-dau 1- hr. presentations on famous en-tertainers. Video and audio clips fea-tured as well as Robert's fascinating input. $ 4 ea. or free to SilverSneak-ers ® , register. Laugh Out Loud: Dan-ny Kaye, Mon. Jun. 7, 6: 30- 7: 30pm. Big Band Series: Doris Day, Mon. Jun. 28, 6: 30- 7: 30pm. Fun & games. Drop- in to play: Duplicate Bridge: Mon, 12- 3: 30 pm. Social Bridge: Tues, 12: 40 - 3: 45pm. Mah Jongg: Thur, 1- 3: 45pm. Canas-ta: Fri, 1- 3pm. Pinochle: 1- 3: 45pm. Fitness Classes. $ 3 each drop- in or free to SilverSneakers ® . We have a fitness class to fit your needs. Call for a complete schedule. Jefferson County Council on Aging 303- 271- 3487 . www. jeffcoccoa. org needs such as financial, medical, legal, social and civic engage-ment, physical and mental health and wellness. It is now time to gather the oth-ers in the community to share what this committee has found and to explore how the aging population is going to affect everyone both professionally and personally. Please join us for this day of dia-logue by registering at www. Acte-va. com/ go/ aging or make checks out to Jefferson County Treasurer/ Aging Well Summit and send to Jefferson County Human Servic-es, 900 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, Co. 80401. Make sure you include the name( s) of the registrants, where they work, if ap-plicable and phone number and/ or email address. For more information on the Aging Well Project, visit www. co. jefferson. co. us/ adultsvc or call Susan Franklin at 303- 271- 4051. v For more information on The Jef-ferson County Council on Aging call ( 303) 271- 3487 or visit www. jef-fcoccoa. org. Jefferson County summit on Aging! Did you know that Jefferson County has the largest number of folks age 60 and over in the state and that number is expected to double by the year 2020? What will that mean for shop owners? For folks who work on designing street signs and road markings? For those looking to enhance their workforce with mature volunteers? All of these questions are explored in a Jefferson County Summit on Aging on Jun. 16, 2010 from 8: 30- 4: 00 at WaterStone Church, 5890 S. Alkire Street, Littleton, Co. The Jefferson County Depart-ment of Human Services decided to delve into the matter of Baby Boomers aging two years ago. The Department invited the com-munity to join them on creating a Strategic Plan for Aging Well. Dedicated individuals, many rep-resenting organizations from ar-eas of the aging arena, have been coming together for almost two years to discuss transportation and mobility, housing, caregiving issues, supportive services, basic