Assistance League of Denver hosts Hospitality House,
a variety of fun activities for seniors, including crafts, live entertainment,
bingo, movies and a book club,
complemented with popcorn, candy and home-cooked lunches.
Held at the Bosworth House, 1400 Josephine
St., on first, second and fourth Wednesdays: June 6, 11a.m., Movie Day
with popcorn and candy; 13, noon, Big Luncheon with live entertainment
by local artists (RSVP, 303-439-7554). Info: 303-807-0619 or denver.assistanceleague.org.
Certified home energy expert Dennis Brachfeld
is A Little Help’s first guest in its inaugural Tuesday Talks speaker series, June 12, 2p.m., at the Kirk of
Bonnie Brae, 1201 S. Steele St.
Tuesdays Out tours the Denver Art
Museum’s Yves Saint Laurent exhibit, Tues., June 26, 2p.m., tickets, $14. RSVP
by June 11: 720-242-9032.
Regular activities: Lunch Bunch meets
Thur., June 14, 11:30a.m., at Perkins,
1995 S. Colorado Blvd. ALH
board member Mike Archer’s home, 564 S. Franklin St., is the venue for the
monthly dinner – a summer picnic with catered salad bar – Wed.,
June 20, 5:30p.m. ($11, BYOB). Thursday Morning Walkers meet at 7:30a.m., corner of S. Franklin St. and E. Exposition Ave.
Formerly known as
Washington Park Cares, A Little Help assists area seniors (55+) with
household chores, rides
to the doctor, social events and intergenerational activities. RSVP for all events to A Little Helpline,
720-381-2470, or 720-242-9032. Info: alittlehelp.org.
Washington Street Community Center, 809 S. Washington
St., is a multi-generational community gathering place
providing services to meet the
needs of children & adults of all ages.
a walk in good company each Monday, 8:30a.m. – rain
or shine – with the WSCC Walking Club. Meet at Wash Park Boathouse
for a walk and interval exercises. Seniors especially welcome.
Free bingo game, with prizes, immediately
after lunch the fourth week of the month. Senior Book Club discusses
Zane Grey’s Riders of the Purple Sage, Fri., June 29, 11a.m., in the
Dining Hall. Suggestions for future reading welcome.
Upcoming RTD trips include: lunch at Cinzetti’s, Thur., June 14; Cinderella at Boulder
Dinner Theater, Sat., 16; The Producers at Town Hall Arts Center, Sun.,
17; lunch and movie at Cinema Grill, Thur., 21; Don’t Sit Under the Apple
Tree patriotic musical revue, Sat., 23. Plus, charter bus trip to Estes
Park on Mon., July 9. Limited space; sign up early.
For senior program details, call Tanya,
303-733-4643, or visit wscc-denver.org.
Platt Park Senior Rec Center, 1500 S. Grant St., serves
up activities for the young (over 50) at heart:
advantage of Silver Sneakers classes: Muscle Strength Range of Motion
(MSROM), Tues. & Thur., 9-10a.m., and Yoga Stretch, Wed.,
8:45-9:45a.m. Free with Silver Sneakers membership, drop-in fee
($2.50-3) if not. Ballroom Dances held every Wednesday, 1-3:15p.m., with live music by Tom Yook.
$5/person. Line Dance classes held every Tues., 11a.m.-12:30p.m. Line
Dance Club meets Thur., 10-11:30a.m. Ballroom Dance classes Thur.,
1-3p.m. Fees: $3 seniors, $5 under 65.
Stop in for info on other exercise, cooking,
language and craft classes.
If you are 55 and older and want to give back to your
community through volunteer activities, consider RSVP, a Volunteers of America program that pairs
volunteers with 80+ agencies in Denver, Douglas and western Arapahoe counties.
Next Inside Scoop orientation session
is 1p.m., Tues., June 19, at the VOA Administration building, 2660 Larimer St.
Info/reservations: Mario Burton, 303-297-0408, ext. 13126.
Share your thoughts on all aspects of wellness with a
friendly, over-55 men’s group on first & third Tuesdays, 11a.m., at the Berkshires’ Ambassador Building
penthouse, at Lowry, 6784 E. Cedar Ave. Free. Info: Paul, 303-270-0024, or
Bill, 303- 232-0277.