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Fountain Valley Senior Center News & Activities

 

Last updated 6/14/2022 at 3:17pm | View PDF



Special events

Annual Senior Picnic at Fountain Valley Regional Park will be held on June 21 from 11-12:30. Seniors are welcomed to attend, please call the office at 719-600-2644 to reserve your space; cash donations will be welcomed.

Spots are available for a night of dinner and entertainment at The Flying W Ranch on the 23rd of June. Tickets are $70 for members and $80 for non-members, this includes transportation, dinner and entertainment. The bus will leave the Senior Center at 4:30, come by and get your tickets while they are available. Last day for reservations is Friday, June 10.

Dinner on the Town will be held on June 22 at Mason Jar over on West Colorado Ave. We will meet there at 5, and everyone will be responsible for their own meal. Please call the office and let us know if you plan to attend.

“Happy Birthday America” Dinner and Dance - Saturday, July 2. Come celebrate with us an evening of good food, friends and dancing to the sounds of the “Front Range Big Band.” Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 5:30, and dancing begins at 6:30.

$10 per ticket in advance and $12 at the door. The Senior Center office opens M-F 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Phone number is 719-600-2644

Volunteers needed — The center is looking for a few volunteer drivers and help at the Kittie Paster Thrift Store. Please drop in or call the office for more information.

Regular events (See full event list at 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.

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

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. 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.

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

Lets Make a Change! Fountain Valley Senior Center has new programs and membership is growing. Thursday, June 16, is going to be “Make a Change” day. On June 16 you bring any loose change you have at home to fill some buckets.

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.

 

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