50+ Activities

50+ Enrichment Activities

Open Line Dancing

Learn how to perform line dance steps and receive dance descriptions with the counts and formation. 

  • Day/Time:
    • Mondays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm (beginners)
    • Mondays, 4:30 - 5:45 pm (improvers)
  • Fee: $2 donation
  • Location: Senior Center
  • Instructor: Varies Weekly

Senior Lunch Bunch Club

Make friends your own age, have fun, make a difference, find and give a smile daily. Call Marilynn at 970-901-9914 for more information. 

  • Days: Fridays at the Senior Center
  • Time: 12:00 pm 
  • Bring your own sack lunch.

Woodcarvers Group

Black Canyon Woodcarvers Group. Join our informal group and hand-carve a variety of items (animals, caricatures, toys, etc.). Learn techniques from each other. Bring your own supplies. Call Janet at 970-323-5860 for more information.

  • Days: Thursdays
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Fee: $1/week
  • Location: Senior Center

Summer Crafters Day and Ceramics

Crafters - bring a project of your choice. Bring your own supplies and a table cover if painting. Call Tammy at  (818)-262-3272 for more information.

Ceramics - Bring your own piece or purchase from us. We provide paints, finishing sprays, and glazes and we fire your piece. Call Shelly (970)-424-4451. Ceramics ends May 31st and resumes again in September.

Days: Wednesdays

  • Dates: Every Wed  
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Senior Center Craft Room
  • Instructor: Tammy (crafters); Shelly (ceramics)
  • Fee: Free

Crafty Chatty Group

Bring your UFO's (unfinished objects) and socialize while you work. Make new friends with similar talents and interests. Stuck? Get help with your project from other crafters. No project? Come to socialize and get your creative juices flowing. You may find a project that looks like fun to you. No charge to join this group. Bring your own materials. Call Judy at 249-7198 for more information.

  • Dates: Every Tuesday
  • Time: 9:45 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Senior Center Craft Room

Jam Session/Sing Along

Join us if you play an instrument and/or sing! This is a casual group that you can attend as your time permits. Each person gets a turn to pick and lead a song and others play along. This is a free get together. Call Cindy at 252-4884 if you have questions. Spectators who enjoy listening to music are also welcome to attend.

  • Days: Mondays
  • Time: 3:45 - 5:45 pm
  • Location: Senior Center
  • Fee: FREE
  1. Educational Lecture Series
  2. Enrichment activities
  3. Games

The Red Mountain Project 1 PM

The Red Mountain Project, initiated in 1999, was a largely successful community effort to purchase and protect valued alpine land and historic mining structures in the Red Mountain and adjoining mining districts. The presentation will feature images of the new public lands and preserved buildings.

 Date: Monday, September 19
 Presenter: Bob Risch

Body Mechanics: What you don't know, can hurt you! 1 PM

October is National Physical Therapy Month. Come learn how to prevent injuries through proper body mechanics, staying fit and healthy and being aware of your surroundings. Presenters from PTLink Physical Therapy will walk you through things that you can do to prevent injuries.

Date: October 17
Presenter: PtLink Physical Therapy

1800's Mining Town Gamblers and Good Time Girls 1 PM

Miners were our mountain town’s first settlers. They were thirsty and lonely. Gambling, bars, and brothels provided their entertainment. Which in turn provided fascinating for the girls and gamblers. Kate shares some of their colorful stories.

Date: November 14
Presenter: Kate Burke