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Last updated 11/30/2021 at 5:19pm | View PDF

Holiday events with the Senior Center

Christmas Lunch – Dec. 16: We will start taking reservations on Dec. 1 (members have priority). Due to the number of people expected, only those who have been vaccinated can make reservations. Barb Bragdon will provide entertainment, there will be Bingo to follow.

Harmonizers Christmas Show — Dec. 17: The Harmonizers will present the Christmas Show during lunch.

Song Spinners Dinner/Show — Dec. 17: Come and enjoy a great meal provided by Rocky Mountain PACE at one of our major annual fundraisers. Tickets ($10 each) will be offered starting Dec. 1.

New Year’s Eve Celebration – Dec. 30: Join us as we bring in the New Year a day early. The Front Range Big Band will provide entertainment. We will have light snacks, desserts, beverages and sparkling cider. The fun starts at 5 p.m., we will ring in the new year at 8:30 p.m. Entrance fee not determined yet, we will start taking reservations on Dec. 1.

School District 3 Toy Drive – November and December: We are teaming up with Widefield School District 3 to collect new toys for the Holiday Toy Drive. To donate, bring in the new toy and place on the stage. Thanks in advance for your generosity.

Other regular events

BINGO—Each Thursday at 1 p.m.

$1 Ice Cream Social—3rd Thursday each month.

Dementia Support Group meets every third Monday of the month at 2 p.m. at the center in the conference room. The public is invited to attend.

Special trips planned

(Note: For the safety of everyone, all trip participants must have received their COVID-19 Vaccine shots, and provide proof of vaccination when making reservations. No exceptions will be made).

Wimbergers – Nov. 23: Shop at one of the best German bakeries and delis in Colorado Springs. We leave the center at 10 a.m. There are limited seats, call early and reserve your ride.

Christmas at Rosemont Museum – Nov. 30: We’re headed to Pueblo for a little Christmas cheer. After touring the Museum, we grab a bite to eat and then head home. A lot of walking and stairs, please take this into account when making reservations. We will leave the center at 9:15 a.m., cost of admission and transportation is $18 (lunch not included in the price).

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit – Dec. 7: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to step into a painting? Here is a chance to immerse yourself in Vincent Van Gogh’s work. We will leave the center at 8 a.m. for Denver. Cost of admission, transportation is $82 per person (limited tickets, center members have priority when booking).

Christmas on the Ranch – Flying W. Ranch – Dec. 10: Join us as we celebrate “Christmas at the Ranch,” with a meal of steak, chicken, asparagus, potatoes, artesian rolls and dessert. The Ranch’s show will include Christmas carols, hymns, and other holiday favorites. Transportation, meal and show cost $68 per person.

Denver Christkindlemarket – Dec. 14: Experience the warmth and charm of an authentic German Holiday Market in Denver. We will leave the center at 9 a.m., market admission is free. The round-trip transportation is $20, seats are limited so reserve now (center members have priority).

Iron Springs Chateau – Dec. 21: Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 21 for a good ole evening of Christmas fun and food. Transportation, meal and show are $50 per person. We will leave the center at 5 p.m. and return at 9-9:15 p.m.

The Kitty Paster Thrift Shoppe is open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and has many items for sale at reasonable prices. Proceeds help support the Senior Center.

The shop offers clean clothing, household goods, music and more.

Masks are optional if vaccinated, required if not.

The thrift store is accepting donations during their business hours. The following are NOT accepted: electronics, large furniture, mattresses or hazardous waste materials.

If you have questions about the Thrift Shoppe, or would like to volunteer, please call 719-600-2644.


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