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Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

 

Last updated 5/10/2022 at 3:30pm | View PDF



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

Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30–12:30. There is a suggested donation of $3.50 for Seniors over 60 and a required $7.50 for those under 60. Reservations are required to be called in 24 hours in advance.

BINGO—Each Tuesday AND Thursday at 1 p.m. $5 for 6 games, cash prizes. Come for lunch before BINGO.

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. NEW: Transportation available for Gameday, the first Saturday of the month. Reservations by Wednesday. Thursdays are prescription pickup day at Fort Carson. Here are the instructions for us to pick up your prescriptions: When you call Evans for refills you need to select option three (3). This will send your prescription to the old commissary where we will pick it up and deliver it to your house.

Special events coming up

Barb Bragdon Performance: Thursday, May 19, Barb Bragdon performs at lunch from 11 a.m. – 12:30 pm.

Fountain Valley Senior Center Harmonizers will be singing at lunch on May 28 and we will also be celebrating April birthdays that day. Come on down and enjoy the performance and then stay to play BINGO at 1 p.m.

Tap Dance Classes — Dottie White teaches a tap class Tuesdays 10:15-11:15 a.m. for all abilities. Call the office to participate.

FVSC is located at 5745 Southmoor Drive. Membership is $20/year, or $30 for couples.

Call (719) 600-2644.

Dinner on the Town — May 25 at Red Lobster, 3510 New Center Pt. Limited transportation from the center available.

Cripple Creek Run — Got an itch to go up the hill and hear the slot machines? The second Saturday of every month we will take a bus up to Cripple Creek. We will leave the center at 9 a.m. and leave Cripple Creek at 4 p.m. Members will have priority for reservations. There will be a $20 fee for transportation. Reservations will be limited to 12 riders. Nonmembers will be placed on a wait list and the fee will be $30.

Lets Make a Change! Word is getting out that Fountain Valley Senior Center is the place to be. We have new programs and our membership is growing. Thursday, June 16, is going to be “Make a Change” day. We want to continue to grow and ask that on June 16 you bring any loose change you have at home and we want to fill some buckets here at the center. This change will go to help support some of the programs that we are offering and help to start some new ones. Dig through that furniture, look under the cushions, vacuum out your cars, look through your junk drawer and bring in that change.

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.

 

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