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Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

 

Last updated 3/15/2022 at 3:18pm | View PDF



Tax prep returns to Senior Center

AARP is offering tax preparation for seniors at the Fountain Valley Senior Center. If seniors would like to make an appointment, they need to call 719- 508-2635.

Monthly events (See full event list at the center.)

BINGO—Each Thursday at 1 p.m.

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.

Cardio Drumming meets at the center every Tuesday at 2 p.m. for a half-hour of music, exercise and fun.

Transportation is provided by appointment only for seniors 60-plus or non-elderly disabled. Transportation is provided to: medical appointments, congregate meals, shopping, personal business, and senior center. To make reservations, call 719-600-2643, with at least 48 hours’ notice.

Special events coming up

March 17 — Active Minds presentation on Ireland and Northern Ireland. Join this Zoom meeting with ID 86931041655 and passcode 142333, starting at 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 22 — Lunch on the Pueblo Riverwalk and museum visit. Stops include the Rosemont Museum and the Center for American Values. Lunch at Antonio’s, plus sightseeing and shopping.

Tuesday, March 22 – The Talk: Come to an informative evening and learn about Home Care, Home Health Care, Assisted Living, Skilled Care, Five Wishes Program, Palliative and Hospice Care, Estate Planning, Probate, Wills, and Funeral Preplanning. This will be at 6 p.m. at the Fountain Valley Senior Center. This is an informational evening only. There will be a question-and-answer period time after the presentation.

Wednesday, March 23 — Dinner on the town at Red Robin, 5 p.m. Limited transportation available, or meet at the restaurant at 2250 Southgate Road.

Tap Dance Classes — Dottie White will teach a tap class Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 a.m. beginning March 22. Dottie and her husband recently moved here from California. Dottie loves to teach and shared that anyone can learn; that her oldest student was 94! Call the office to participate.

March 28 — Humana class on “The Power of Positivity: When Life Gives us Lemons” at 1 p.m. Come to discuss the practice of intentionally focusing on the positive side of things, or those silver linings we sometimes hear about. The intention is not to encourage putting your head in the sand to ignore the bad things, but more about making the best of whatever situation you are in.

Thursday, March 31 at 2:30 p.m. — Pikes Peak National Cemetery Information. A representative from Pikes Peak National Cemetery will be at FVSC with an informational presentation and will also be available to answer any questions that you may have. The public is invited to attend.

Thrift Store

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.

Become a member of the Senior Center. Cost is $20/individual, and $30/couple. Members get priority when signing up for special events.

 

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