From workouts to Wi-Fi breakfasts, Washington Street
Community Center provides a slew of services and a gathering place for children and adults of
all ages at 809 S. Washington St.
Enjoy 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
Free bingo game, with prizes, immediately
after lunch the fourth week of the month. Senior Book Club gathers to
parse paperbacks on select Fridays, 11a.m., in the Dining Hall. Suggestions for future reading welcome.
Upcoming senior trips include a charter bus
trek to Estes Park, Mon., July 9. Limited space; sign up early.
For more activities, see Odds & Ends,
pg. 27. Senior program details, call Tanya, 303-733-4643, or visit wscc-denver.org.
Actor/director Jim Hunt performs The West Texas
Sprouting of Loman Happenstance at Tuesday
Talks, A Little Help’s speaker
series, July 10, 2p.m., at Kirk of Bonnie Brae, 1201 S. Steele St.
Tuesdays Out tours the new History
Colorado museum, 1200 Broadway, Tues., July 24, 2p.m., (admission $4-8). RSVP by July 17.
Regular activities: Lunch Bunch meets
Thur., July 10, 11:30a.m., at Perkins, 1995 S.
Colorado Blvd. Executive director Paul Ramsey’s house is the venue for the
monthly dinner – a summer picnic – Wed., 18, 5:30p.m. BYOB, $11 per
person, RSVP for directions. Thursday Morning
Walkers meet at 7:30a.m., on the 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.
Make reservations now for the Fourth of July Barbecue
– burgers, hot dogs & all the fixings for $7 – Fri., July 13, noon-2p.m., at Platt Park Senior Rec Center,
1500 S. Grant St. The center serves up activities for the young (over 50) at
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 Tuesdays, 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.
Cooking classes (10a.m.-noon, $7 per person)
show how to make tamale meatballs with rice, Wed., July 11; and upside-down,
deep-dish pizza, Fri., 27.
Stop in or call for details of other
classes. Info: 720-865-0630.
If you are 55 and older and want to give back to the
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., July 17, at the VOA Administration building, 2660 Larimer St.
Info/reservations: Kristen Reming, 303-297-0408, ext.
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. Call Paul,
303-270-0024, or Bill, 303- 232-0277, for details.
Since 1923, Dominican Sisters Home Health Agency has
provided free nursing care, services & medical equipment for elderly, disabled, ill and poor people.
Programs include: Intermittent In-Home Nursing Care; Housekeeping; Durable
Medical Equipment Loans; Pastoral Care; Patient Assistance and Referral
Services; and Wellness Clinics. Info: 303-322-1413, dominicansisters.org.