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FALL 2017


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Saturday, Aug. 19 1-9 p.m. A Showcase of Cultures & Traditions Global Flavors, Music and Dance International Fashion Show Sponsored by:

Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn 15151 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, Colorado 80012

BEER & CIDER

LIVE MUSIC

PONY RIDES

ARTS & CRAFTS

FACE PAINTING

TARGET CONTEST

CORVETTE CAR SHOW

UNIQUE ENTERTAINERS

DISTANCE COMPETITION GAMES & PRIZES

FOOD TRUCKS

City of Aurora, Colorado

PUMPKIN PATCH

PUNKIN CHUNKIN Oct. 6, 7 & 8 Arapahoe Park Racetrack www.AuroraGov.org/PunkinChunkin

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CONTENTS

WHAT'S INSIDE OUR CENTERS AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS (ACAA) Billiards Community Rooms for Rent ● Drop-in Fitness Classes ● Massage Therapy ● Quilting & Crafting ● Weight & Cardio Machines ● ●

4 | Registration/

51 | Music

Membership

52 | Nature

5 | Aquatics

53 | Pottery

13 | Art 15 | Computers 16 | Cooking 30 | Dance 32 | Dog Training 32 | Fifty Plus 42 | Fitness 45 | Golf 46 | Gymnastics

54 | Preschool 56 | Reservoirs & Outdoors 57 | Sports 57 Adult Sports 58 Racquetball/ Tennis 60 Youth Sports 64 | Theatre 65 | Therapeutics

48 | History Museum

66 | Volunteer

49 | Martial Arts

67 | Class Locations

REGISTER ONLINE

www.AuroraGov.org/Recreation Fast • Easy • Secure • 24/7 Pay by credit card or electronic check

REGISTER BY PHONE

303.326.8650 • 303.326.8652 (Español) Pay by credit card or electronic check

REGISTER IN PERSON Registration Main Office

15151 E. Alameda Parkway • Ste. 1900 Aurora, CO 80012 Or register at your nearest recreation center Pay by cash, check or credit card

BECK RECREATION CENTER Child Watch Community Rooms for Rent ● Drop-in Fitness Classes ● Gymnasium ● Indoor Pool ● Massage Therapy ● Racquetball Courts ● Springhill Golf Course ● Weight & Cardio Machines ● ●

EXPO RECREATION CENTER Aurora Cooks Program Community Rooms for Rent ● Crafts & Hobbies ● 18-hole Disc Golf Course ● Weight & Cardio Machines ● ●

MEADOWOOD RECREATION CENTER Community Rooms for Rent ● Fitness ● Gymnastics ● Preschool ●

MOORHEAD RECREATION CENTER Community Rooms for Rent ● Group Exercise ● Drop-in Fitness Classes ● Weight & Cardio Machines ● Indoor Pool & Waterslide ● Teaching Kitchen ● Game Room ●

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registration | membership CANCELLATION POLICY

● If you must cancel an activity, please notify us 5 business days prior to the start of the program by calling 303.326.8650. ● Credits not used by one year from date of

Visit our website for our new center-specific membership for Aurora residents!

issuance are forfeited & placed in the Scholarship Fund. Please plan your schedule carefully. We depend on your enrollment for a successful class!

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

BUY 1 PASS FOR ALL 5 CENTERS! AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS

Some fees are reduced for residents on limited incomes. Call 303.326.8700

BECK RECREATION CENTER

for eligibility & application.

EXPO RECREATION CENTER

SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

MOORHEAD RECREATION CENTER UTAH INDOOR POOL

We strive to provide you with high quality recreation

Drop-in fee or membership includes unlimited use of:

programs & take pride in making your experience

Weight training areas, cardiovascular

an enjoyable one. If you

areas, group fitness classes, group aqua

sign up for an activity & do not like it after the first meeting, we will give you a refund/credit toward another program.

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Add a little extra to your

registration payment, so families in Aurora can participate in our programs.

Americans With Disabilities Act If you require special accommodations for participation in our recreation programs or use of our recreation facilities, please call 303.326.8410.

fitness classes, swimming pools at Beck Center, Moorhead & Utah Indoor Pool & all other drop-in amenities at these five centers! Youth (Ages 2-17)

Monthly

$15 Res. . . . . . . $20 Non-Res.

EZ Pay*

$12.50 Res. . . . . $15 Non-Res.

Annual

$125 Res. . . . . . $150 Non-Res.

Young Adult (Ages 18-26)

Monthly

$27 Res. . . . . . . $32 Non-Res.

EZ Pay*

$23.50 Res. . . . . $27 Non-Res.

Annual

$250 Res. . . . . . $300 Non-Res.

Adult (Ages 27-61)

Monthly

$32 Res. . . . . . . $33 Non-Res.

EZ Pay*

$27.50 Res. . . . . $31 Non-Res.

Annual

$300 Res. . . . . . $380 Non-Res.

Senior (Ages 62+)

Monthly

$21 Res. . . . . . . $23 Non-Res.

EZ Pay*

$18 Res. . . . . . . $20 Non-Res.

Annual

$180 Res. . . . . . $225 Non-Res.

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aquatics | general information

( ) = Ratio of Instructor to Number of Students

CITY-WIDE PASSES

Learn to swim in a progressive manner.

Skill levels may be repeated.

Don’t know which class to take? Call any pool for

Buy one pass & get

guidance or stop by for testing during public swim

unlimited drop-in use of

hours.

five centers: ●

Aurora Center for Active Adults (ACAA)

Beck Recreation Center

Expo Recreation Center

Moorhead Recreation Center

All lessons include water safety skills.

Proper swimwear required.

SWIM LESSON DESCRIPTIONS

Please see web page under swim lessons for more information on each.

PARENT & TOT ● Ages 6 months-3 years old ● One child per adult. Intro to fun & safe swimming. Pull-on swim diapers required if not potty trained. TADPOLE (1:4)

Utah Indoor Pool

We’re making it easier than ever to get active using your Recreation Pass. Our new EZ Pay system allows you to pay automatically each month for your pass if you choose.

LIFEGUARD PREP Ages 14 & older

Class will work on the pre-requisites required to become a lifeguard & learning water skills.

SWIM TEAM PREP Ages 6-19

Class focuses on starts & turns & some stroke refinement to prepare you for swim team.

Age 3

GUPPY (1:6) ● Ages 3-5 support for 3 sec.

● ●

For toddlers new to water. Water adjustment. Float w/o

MINNOW (1:6) ● Ages 3-5 back crawl arms. STARFISH (1:6) strokes & kicks.

Ages 3-5

Basic swim skills. Front &

SEAHORSE (1:7) ● Ages 5-13 w/o support for 5 sec. STINGRAY (1:7) ● Ages 5-13 back crawl w/kick for 15 yds.

Rotary breathing. Combine ●

Front & back floats. Float

Breath control. Front &

DOLPHIN (1:7) ● Ages 5-13 ● Rotary breathing. Whip kick on back. Tread water. Intro to diving. SHARK (1:8) breaststroke.

Ages 6-13

INTERMEDIATE (1:8) butterfly. ADVANCED (1:8) rotary kick.

Stroke refinement. Intro to

Ages 6-13

Ages 6-13

Endurance. Intro to

Endurance. Flip turns &

EXPERT (1:8) ● Ages 6-13 ● Stroke refinement. Swim 500 yds. Basic lifeguarding. ADULT & TEEN (1:8)

Ages 13 & older

For all abilities.

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aquatics | beck pool HOURS BEGINNING AUG. 20 OPEN SWIM

M/W T/Th Fri. Sat. Sun.

1:35-3:50 p.m. & 7:45-8:50 p.m. 1-3:50 p.m. 1:35-6:50 p.m. 1-5:50 p.m. 12N-4:50 p.m.

LAP SWIM

M-Th 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. & 7:45-8:50 p.m. Fri. 5:30 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sat. 6-7:50 a.m. & 1-5:50 p.m. Sun. 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m. (During some Lap Swim times, lane availability may be limited. Check pool for availability.)

HOT TUB 18 & older M-Th 5:30 a.m.-8:50 p.m. Fri. 5:30 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sat. 6 a.m.-5:50 p.m. Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 13-15 w/adult & 16-17 M/W 2-3:50 p.m. & 8-8:50 p.m. T/Th 1-3:50 p.m. Fri. 2-6:50 p.m. Sat. 1-5:50 p.m. Sun. 12N-3 p.m. Hot Tub closes on Sun. at 3 p.m. for cleaning. For the safety of our customers, the hot tub may periodically be closed for cleaning.

ADMISSION FEES DAILY DROP-IN

Adult $5.00 Young Adults $3.50 Senior (62+) $3.50 Military I.D. $3.50 Youth (2-17) $3.00 For memberships & passes visit AuroraGov.org/ BeckCenter.

WEEKDAY LESSONS (M/W & T/TH) Session 1: Aug. 28-Oct. 5 (6 wks.) ● No lessons Sept. 4 Session 2: Oct. 9-Nov. 16 (6 wks.) ● $70 ($54 Resident)

SATURDAY LESSONS Session 1: Session 2: ● $35 ($27 ● $53 ($41

Sept. 2-Oct. 7 (6 wks.) Oct. 14-Nov. 19 (6 wks.) Resident) 30 min. lessons Resident) 45 min. lessons*

PARENT & TOT

T/Th, 10:15-10:45 a.m. T/Th, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

1

2

247533 247535 247537 247539

247534 247536 247538 247540

247598 247600 247602 247604 247606 247608

247599 247601 247603 247605 247607 247609

M/W, 10:15-10:45 a.m. 247496 M/W, 4-4:30 p.m. 247498 T/Th, 10:45-11:15 a.m. 247500 T/Th, 4-4:30 p.m. 247502 T/Th, 5:30-6 p.m. 247504 Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. 247506 Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. 247508 Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m. 247510 Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 247512 Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m. 247514

247497 247499 247501 247503 247505 247507 247509 247511 247513 247894

247516 247518 247520 247522 247524 247526 247528 247530

247517 247519 247521 247523 247525 247527 247529 247531

247568 247570 247572 247574 247576 247578 247580

247569 247571 247573 247575 247577 247579 247581

TADPOLE

M/W, 10:15-10:45 a.m. T/Th, 10:15-10:45 a.m. T/Th, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

GUPPY

MINNOW

M/W, 10:45-11:15 a.m. M/W, 4-4:30 p.m. T/Th, 10:45-11:15 a.m. T/Th, 4-4:30 p.m. T/Th, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

STARFISH

M/W, 10:45-11:15 a.m. M/W, 4:30-5 p.m. T/Th, 4:30-5 p.m. T/Th, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

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aquatics | beck pool SEAHORSE

1 2

M/W, 4:30-5 p.m.

247542 247543

T/Th, 4:30-5 p.m.

247544 247545

T/Th, 6-6:30 p.m.

247546 247547

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

247548 247549

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

247550 247551

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

247552 247553

Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 247554 247555

STINGRAY M/W, 4:30-5 p.m.

247583 247584

T/Th, 4:30-5 p.m.

247585 247586

T/Th, 5-5:30 p.m.

247587 247588

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

247589 247590

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

247591 247592

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

247593 247594

Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 247595 247596 Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

248069 248070

DOLPHIN M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

247483 247484

T/Th, 5-5:30 p.m.

247485 247486

*Sat., 9-9:45 a.m.

247487 247488

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

247489 247490

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

247491 247492

SHARK/INTERMEDIATE M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

247557 247558

T/Th, 5-5:30 p.m.

247559 247560

*Sat., 9-9:45 a.m.

247561 247562

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

247563 247564

Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

247565 247566

ADVANCED/EXPERT M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

247472 247473

T/Th, 5:30-6 p.m.

247474 247475

*Sat., 9-9:45 a.m.

247476 247477

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

247478 247479

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER T/Th, 5:30-6 p.m.

247464 247465

*Sat., 8-8:45 a.m.

247466 247467

ADULT & TEEN INTERMEDIATE *Sat., 8:45-9:30 a.m.

247469 247470

THERAPEUTIC SWIM LESSONS Chance to work on swimming fundamentals & basic strokes in a 1:1 or 1:3 class setting. Contact Therapeutic staff at 303.326.8410 for more information regarding all ages.

AQUA FITNESS

A challenging aerobic workout in the water! Pre & Post Natal participants welcome. No swimming required. M-F, 8-9 a.m. M/W, 5:35-6:35 p.m. M/W, 6:40-7:40 p.m. Sat., 7:50-8:50 a.m. Sun., 8:15-9:15 a.m.

ARTHRITIS CLASS

Keep your joints healthy & your body in motion. Pool temperature set at 85º. M-F, 9:05-10:05 a.m. M/W/F, 12:30-1:30 p.m. T/TH, 7:35-8:35 p.m.

CARA SWIM TEAM

Ages 6-18

Colorado Association

C.A.R.A.

Join our swim team! Emphasis is on participation. Must be able to swim 25 yds. Front crawl with rotary breathing. Please call 303.739.1547 for more information. Practice times M/W, 6:45-7:45 p.m. or T/ Th, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kids practice two-days-a-week. Coaches will provide age group practice times after first night of practice. 247068 Aug. 28-Dec. 15 ● Parent meeting at Utah Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. ● Meet information will be provided at the parent meeting ● Please provide valid email in ActiveNet ● Beck Pool ● $100 ($80 Resident) Recreational Athletics

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

Ages 15 & older

Learn the skills necessary to respond to aquatic emergencies. Must be at least age 15 by the end of the course. You must attend all classes, swim 300 yds. continuously using front crawl & breaststroke, surface dive 10-12 ft. to retrieve a 10 lb. object, return to the surface & swim 20 yds. back to starting point. 247155 Oct. 23-27 ● Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. ● Beck Pool ● $95

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aquatics | moorhead pool HOURS BEGINNING AUG. 19 LEISURE POOL Water Walking

M-Th, 6-9:15 a.m. Fri., 6-10:30 a.m. Open Swim

M-Th, 10:45 a.m.-3:50 p.m. M/W, 7:45-8:50 p.m. T/Th, 3:50-8:50 p.m. Fri., 10:30 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sat., noon-4:50 p.m.

WEEKDAY LESSONS (M/W) Session 1: Aug. 21-Sept. 13 (4 wks.) Session 2: Sept. 18-Oct. 11 (4 wks.) Session 3: Oct. 30-Nov. 20 (4 wks.) ● $24 ● No

($18 Resident) 30 min. lessons

lessons Sept. 4, Oct. 16-27

SATURDAY LESSONS Session 1: Aug. 19-Sept. 9 (4 wks.) Session 2: Sept. 16-Oct. 7 (4 wks.) Session 3: Oct. 28-Nov. 18 (4 wks.) ● $12

($9 Resident) 30 min. lessons

● $18

($14 Resident) 45 min. lessons*

● No

Lessons Oct. 28-29

PARENT & TOT

1

2

3

M/W, 10-10:30 a.m.

248001 248002 248003

M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

248007 248156 248157

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

248158 248159 248160

Lap Swim

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

248161 248162 248163

M-Th, 6-11 a.m.

TADPOLE

Sun., 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

MAIN POOL

M/W, 11 a.m.-3:50 p.m. T/Th, 11 a.m.-6:15 p.m. 6:15-7:45 p.m.* 3:50-5:15 p.m.* 8-8:50 p.m. 7:45-8:50 p.m. Fri., 5 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sat., 10:30 a.m.-noon* noon-4:50 p.m. Sun., 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m. *Limited lanes available Slide

M-Th, 11 a.m.-3:50 p.m. M/W, 7:45-8:50 p.m. T/Th, 3:50-8:50 p.m.

M/W, 9:30-10 a.m.

248062 248063 248064

M/W, 4:30-5 p.m.

248065 248066 248067

M/W, 5:30-6 p.m.

248068 248217 248218

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

248219 248220 248221

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

248222 248223 248224

GUPPY M/W, 9:30-10 a.m.

247968 247969 247970

M/W, 4:30-5 p.m.

247974 247975 247976

M/W, 5:30-6 p.m.

247977 247978 247979

M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

247980 247981 247982

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

247983 247984 248128

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

248129 248130 248131

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

248132 248133 248134

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

248135 248136 248137

Fri., 10:30 a.m.-6:50 p.m.

MINNOW

Sat., noon-4:50 p.m.

M/W, 10-10:30 a.m.

247989 247990 247991

Sun., 10:30 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

247995 247996 247997

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

247998 247999 248149

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

248150 248151 248152

Children under 7: must be supervised by a parent or guardian age 12+. Children ages 23 months & under: free admission with parent or guardian. Swim diapers required if not potty trained.

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $24 ($18 Resident)

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

248153 248154 248155

STARFISH M/W, 4:30-5 p.m.

248039 248040 248041

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

248042 248043 248044

Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

248045 248046 248200

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

248201 248202 248203

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $24 ($18 Resident)

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

248205 248206 248207

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aquatics | moorhead pool SEAHORSE

1 2 3

ADMISSION FEES & PASSES

M/W, 4:30-5 p.m.

248012 248013 248014

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

248015 248016 248017

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

248018 248019 248020

M/W, 7-7:30 p.m.

248021 248022 248023

*Sat., 8-8:45 a.m.

248024 248165 248166

Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

248167 248168 248169

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

248170 248171 248172

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

248173 248174 248175

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

248176 248177 248178

Adult 27-61 Daily Drop-In: $4

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

248048 248049 248050

M/W, 5:30-6 p.m.

248051 248052 248053

M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

248054 248055 248056

AQUA FITNESS AT MOORHEAD POOL

*Sat., 8-8:45 a.m.

248057 248058 248059

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

248060 248208 248209

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

248210 248211 248212

STINGRAY

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $24 ($18 Resident)

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

248213 248214 248215

DOLPHIN M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

247961 247962 247963

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

247964 247965 247966

M/W, 7-7:30 p.m.

248115 248116 248117

*Sat., 8-8:45 a.m.

248118 248119 248120

Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

248121 248122 248123

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

248124 248125 248126

SHARK *Sat., 8-8:45 a.m.

248026 248027 248028

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

248029 248030 248031

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $24 ($18 Resident)

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

248032 248190 248191

SHARK/INTERMEDIATE M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

248034 248035 248036

M/W, 5:30-6 p.m.

248037 248192 248193

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

248194 248195 248196

M/W, 7-7:30 p.m.

248197 248198 248199

INTERMEDIATE Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

247986 247987 248138

Passes include admission to Utah, Beck & ACAA! Youth 2-17 Daily Drop-In: $3 Young Adult 18-26/ Senior 62+ Daily Drop-In: $3.50

AQUA FITNESS

A challenging aerobic workout in the water! Pre & Post Natal participants welcome. No swimming required. ● M/W, 5-6 p.m. ● T/Th, 6:30-7:30 p.m. ● Sat., 9:15-10:15 a.m.

CARA SWIM TEAM Ages 6-18

Join our swim team! Emphasis is on participation! Must be able to swim 25 yds. front crawl with rotary breathing. Group placement based on your ability will be announced the first week. Practice times & days are assigned on first day of practice. Practice times depend on age, experience & ability. Call 303.739.1547 for more information or to sign-up. 248225 Aug. 28-Dec. 15 ●

M/W, 6-7 p.m. meeting: Aug. 28 at Utah Pool, 5:30 p.m.

248139 248140 248142

● Parent

M/W, 7-7:30 p.m.

247955 247956 247957

Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

248105 248107 248108

CARA PREP

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

248109 248110 248111

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

ADVANCED/EXPERT

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER *Sat., 8-8:45 a.m.

● Sat.,

10:15-10:45 a.m.

247958 248113 248114

247953 248094 248100

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aquatics | utah pool HOURS BEGINNING AUG. 19 LEISURE POOL M-Th 10:30 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

WEEKDAY LESSONS (M/W & T/TH) Session 1: Aug. 21- Sept. 14 (4 wks.) Session 2: Sept. 18-Oct. 12 (4 wks.) Session 3: Oct. 30-Nov. 21 (4 wks.) ● $47 ● No

($36 resident) 30 min. lessons

lessons Sept. 4, Oct. 16-27

T/Th 6:30-8:50 p.m.

WEEKEND LESSONS (SATURDAY OR SUNDAY)

Fri. 10:30 a.m.-8:50 p.m.

Session 1: Aug. 19-Sept. 10 (4 wks.)

Sat. 12N-6:50 p.m.

Session 2: Sept. 16-Oct. 8 (4 wks.)

Sun. 12N-4:50 p.m.

Session 3: Oct. 28-Nov. 19 (4 wks.)

LAP SWIM HOURS M/T/Th/F 5:30-9:30 a.m.

● $23

($18 Resident) 30 min. lessons

● $35

($27 Resident) 45 min. lessons*

● No

Lessons Oct. 28-29

Wed.

5:30-9:30 a.m.

Sat.

6:30-8 a.m.

PARENT & TOT

Sun.

8-9:30 a.m.

M/W, 10-10:30 a.m.

247194 247195 247196

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

247197 247198 247199

Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

247200 247201 247202

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

247203 247204 247205

Sun., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

247791 247792 247793

Sun., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

247794 247795 247796

(limited lanes on certain days)

MAIN POOL M-F

1-3:50 p.m.*

Fri.

6:30-8:50 p.m.

Sat.

12N-5:50 p.m.

Sun.

12N-4:50 p.m.

LAP SWIM HOURS M/W/F 5:30-8:30 a.m. M-Th 8-8:50 p.m. M-F

10 a.m.-2:50 p.m.

T/Th

5:30-6 a.m.

Wed. 5:30 a.m.-3:55 p.m.* Fri.

6:30-8:50 p.m.

Sat.

6:30-8:30 a.m. &

12N-5:50 p.m.

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TADPOLE M/W, 9:30-10 a.m.

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Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

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Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

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Sun., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

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GUPPY M/W, 10-10:30 a.m.

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Sun. 8-9:30 a.m. &

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

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M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

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(limited lanes on certain days)

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

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*2:55 p.m. end time

T/Th, 9:30-10 a.m.

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T/Th, 5:30-6 p.m.

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12N-4:50 p.m.

starting Oct. 31 Children under 7: must be supervised by a parent or guardian age 12+. Children ages 23 months & under: free admission with parent or guardian. Swim diapers required if not potty trained.

T/Th, 6-6:30 p.m.

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Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m.

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Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

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Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

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Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

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Sun., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

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aquatics | utah pool MINNOW

M/W, 6-6:30 p.m. M/W, 6:30-7 p.m. T/Th, 5:30-6 p.m. T/Th, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m. Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sun., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sun., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

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3

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Semi-Private (Max 3) • $47 ($36 Resident)

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

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ADMISSION FEES Passes include admission to Utah, Beck & ACAA! Youth 2-17 & Military ID Daily Drop-In: $3 Young Adult 18-26/ Senior 62+ Daily Drop-In: $3.50 Adult 27-61

STARFISH

M/W, 9:30-10 a.m. M/W, 5:30-6 p.m. T/Th, 10-10:30 a.m. T/Th, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m. Sun., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

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Semi-Private (Max 3) • $47 ($36 Resident)

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m. Sun., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

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Daily Drop-In: $5 For more information on passes, call 303.739.1530.

AQUA FITNESS AT UTAH POOL AQUA FITNESS A challenging aerobic workout in the water! Pre &

SEAHORSE

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m. M/W, 5:30-6 p.m. M/W, 7-7:30 p.m. T/Th, 5-5:30 p.m. T/Th, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sun., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sun., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

STINGRAY

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m. M/W, 5:30-6 p.m. M/W, 7-7:30 p.m. T/Th, 5-5:30 p.m. T/Th, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m. Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sun., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sun., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

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Post Natal participants welcome. No swimming required. ● M/W/F,

8-9 a.m.

● M/W,

5:30-6:30 p.m.

● M/W,

7:30-8:30 p.m.

● T/Th,

6:30-7:30 a.m.

● T/Th,

5-6 p.m.

● T/Th,

6-7 p.m.

● Sat.,

7-8 a.m.

● Sat.,

10-11 a.m.

● Sun.,

9-10 a.m.

DEEP WATER AEROBICS Get fit with this challenging workout. Must know how to swim. ● M/W,

8-9 p.m.

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $47 ($36 Resident)

Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m.

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aquatics | utah pool GOLDEN HOUR

Let the magic of the water cushion your joints. No swimming required. ● M/W/F, 9:15-10:15 a.m. ● T/Th, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

MORNING MASTERS

An invigorating workout at the crack of dawn. ● M/W/F, 5:30-7 a.m.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING Ages 15 & older

Learn the skills necessary to respond to aquatic emergencies. Must be at least age 15 by the end of the course. You must attend all classes, swim 300 yds. continuously using front crawl & breaststroke, surface dive 10-12 ft. to retrieve a 10 lb. object, return to the surface & swim 20 yds. back to starting point. 247156 Oct. 16-21 ● Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 247157 Oct. 23-27 ● Mon.-Fri., 3-9 p.m. ● $95

CARA SWIM TEAM Ages 6-18

Colorado Association

C.A.R.A.

Join our swim team! Emphasis is on participation! Must be able to swim 25 yds. front crawl with rotary breathing. Group placement based on your ability will be announced the first week. Practice times & days are assigned on first day of practice. Practice times depend on age, experience & ability. Call 303.739.1547 for more information or to sign-up. 248225 Aug. 28-Dec. 15 ● T/Th, 5-8 p.m. ● Parent Meeting Aug. 28 at Utah Pool at 5:30 p.m. ● $100 ($80 Resident) Recreational Athletics

DOLPHIN

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m. M/W, 5:30-6 p.m. M/W, 7:30-8 p.m. T/Th, 5-5:30 p.m. Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m. *Sun., 11-11:45 a.m. Sun., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

SHARK

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m. M/W, 7-7:30 p.m. Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m. *Sun., 10:15-11 a.m.

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Semi-Private (Max 3) • $47 ($36 Resident)

Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m.

INTERMEDIATE

M/W, 7-7:30 p.m. M/W, 7:30-8 p.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m. Sun., 10:15-10:45 a.m. *Sun., 11-11:45 a.m.

ADVANCED/EXPERT

M/W, 7:30-8 p.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

ADVANCED

*Sun., 9:30-10:15 a.m. *Sun., 10:15-11 a.m.

EXPERT

*Sun., 9:30-10:15 a.m. *Sun., 11-11:45 a.m.

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER M/W, 7:30-8 p.m. *Sat., 8-8:45 a.m. *Sat., 8:45-9:30 a.m.

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ADULT & TEEN INTERMEDIATE Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

CARA PREP

M/W, 6-6:30 p.m. *Sun., 10:15-11 a.m.

LIFEGUARD PREP

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. *Sun., 9:30-10:15 a.m.

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art | cultural services Partially funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. Supply list available online: AuroraGov.org/ Arts & scroll down to Visual Arts. Supply list call, 303.344.1776.

YOUTH DRAW COMICS & ANIME STYLE Ages 11-16

Learn the basic building blocks of drawing, work on character design & creating dynamic poses with your characters. 248181 Sept. 12-Oct. 10 248182 Oct. 24-Dec. 5 ● Tue., ● $65

6:30-8:30 p.m.

($50 Resident)

● Central ● No

Library

class Nov. 21

DRAWING Explore art through drawing while learning about the principles & elements of art. 245943 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 245943 Oct. 30-Dec. 11 ● $80

6-8 p.m.

($60 Resident)

● Meadowood ● No

class Nov. 20

WATERCOLOR PAINTING FOR KIDS Ages 7-10

Have fun trying different watercolor painting techniques.

● $65

6-8 p.m.

($50 Resident)

● Meadowood ● No

class Nov. 23

ADULTS WATERCOLOR & BEYOND

Use watercolors, pastels, colored pencils & acrylics to push the boundary of your art & create dynamic paintings that pack a 245956 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 ● Tue., ● $90

6-8:30 p.m.

($70 Resident)

● Meadowood

DRAWING 101

POLYMER CLAY

Ages 14 & older

punch.

Professional artist Ali Ghassan will take you through the steps of learning how to approach an oil painting from start to finish. Start with drawing, then paint in layers until the objects have form & detail. The goal of the course is to understand the painting process & come away with a realistic still-life painting. 248083 Sept. 9-Oct. 14 ● Sat., 1-3 p.m. ● $96 ($76 Resident) ● Bicentennial Art Center Explore art through drawing while learning about the principles & elements of art. Beginners welcome. 245945 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 ● Tue., 6:30-8:30 p.m. ● $83 ($63 Resident) ● Meadowood

245561 Nov. 2-Dec. 7 ● Thu.,

BOB ROSS OIL PAINTING

Complete an oil painting in this fun, paintalong class with Certified Ross Instructor Bob Heid. $5 supply fee payable to instructor, bring a roll of paper towels. 245939 "Tropical Seascape" Sept. 9 245940 "Northern Lights" Oct. 7 245941 "Water Stillness" Nov. 11 245942 "Blue Winter" Dec. 9 ● Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ● $80 ($63 Resident) ● Meadowood

CLASSICAL STILL LIFE IN OIL

Ages 7-10

● Mon.,

PORTRAIT DRAWING & SKETCHING

Learn the fundamental rules of strong light & shadow, the planes of the face, specific features of the face-eyes, nose, lips, ears & more. 245951 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 ● Thu., 6-8 p.m. ● $75 ($58 Resident) ● ACAA

Polymer clay is a soft, pliable, plastic clay that retains its color when baked. It can be used to make jewelry, decorative pieces for home, scrapbooking & sculpture. $20 supply fee due to instructor at first class. 245949 Sept. 13-Oct. 18 245950 Nov. 1-Dec. 13 ● Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m. ● $70 ($54 Resident) ● Central Library ● No class Nov. 22

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art | cultural services TANGLE BY DESIGN Learn the deceptively easy way to draw images that only look intricate. Tangling has many benefits, including calming anxiety, increasing self-confidence & inner focus. Taught by Zentangle Certified Instructor Cindy Winsel. Supplies provided. 248183 Sept. 11-25 248184 Oct. 9-23

HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS IN ZENTANGLE Create one-of-a-kind ornament with tangling. 248185 Nov. 13-Dec. 4 ● Thu., ● $90

7-9 p.m.

($70 Resident)

● Central

Library

PHOTOGRAPHY Learn Your Camera

This class will cover basic camera operations & will explore program mode, exposure compensation & advanced features. Bring your camera & manual. 247952 Sept. 7-Oct. 28 248286 Oct. 19-Nov. 16 ● Thu., ● $62

6:30-8:30 p.m.

($48 Resident)

● Central

Library

Freeze the Action

Get those action shots. Learn how to use your camera settings to “freeze the action” to capture those memorable moments. 248180 Dec. 7 ● Thu., ● $23

6-8 p.m.

($18 Resident)

● Central

Library

OIL PAINTING Explore the unique tactile properties of oil painting. Learn basic oil painting techniques. 245947 Oct. 21-Dec. 7 ● Sat., ● $73

1-3 p.m.

($56 Resident)

● Bicentennial ● No

Art Center

class Nov. 11 & 25

PAINTING WITH WATER BASED MEDIA

Explore painting in all water based mediums. A class for the absolute beginner & intermediate artist. Every style will be explored. 245946 Oct. 24-Dec. 5 ● Tue., 6-8:30 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● Meadowood ● No class Nov. 21

DRAWING IN PENCIL, PASTEL PENCIL & CHARCOAL

Explore the elements of drawing with pencil, pastel pencil, charcoal & more with artist Paul Birchak. A class for the beginner & intermediate artist. . 248085 Oct. 26-Dec. 7 ● Thu., 6-8 p.m. ● $75 ($58 Resident) ● ACAA ● No class Nov. 23

23rd Annual

GATEWAY TO THE ROCKIES ARTS SHOW

Professional artists will be available to provide tours and insights into process and inspiration during the following events. ● Sept. 27-Nov. 11 Awards Reception

Friday, Oct. 6, 5-7:30 p.m. Unleash Your Creative Potential

Tour the show with artist Paul Birchak, then discuss what you saw & participate in a series of drawing exercises aimed at unleashing your creative potential. Supplies provided. 248273 Oct. 7 248274 Oct. 14 ● Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. ● Aurora History Museum ● $46 ($35 Resident) Wine Tasting & Art Show Tour

Fri., Oct. 13 & Oct. 20 6-7:30 p.m. Harp and Flute Duo, Paul Wren and Sylvia Bowen from the Aurora Symphony Orchestra ● Fri., Nov. 3 ● 6-7:30 p.m. City of Aurora Aurora History Museum 15051 E. Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO 80012 303.739.6660 AuroraArtistsGuild.com

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computers | online ADULT CLASSES Ages 15 & older ● Classes

held at the Aurora Center for Active Adults

COMPUTER BASICS

Basic computer skills designed for the newer computer user. Terminology, navigating around the desktop, internet, using the mouse, Microsoft Word & more using Windows 10. (No Prereqs.) 246578 Sept. 13-27 ● Wed., 6-8 p.m. 246579 Oct. 10-24 ● Tue., 1-3 p.m. 246580 Nov. 6-20 ● Mon., 9-11 a.m. ● $49 ($38 Resident)

INTRO TO WINDOWS 10

Take the mystery out of Windows 10. Learn the basics to get going: start up/ shut down, navigate the Start & Desktop screens, adding & using apps & programs. 246582 Sept. 7 ● Thu., 9-11 a.m. 246583 Sept. 18 ● Mon., 6-8 p.m. 246584 Oct. 27 ● Fri., 1-3 p.m. 246585 Nov. 7 ● Tue., 1-3 p.m. ● $17 ($13 Resident)

BUYING A COMPUTER

Desktop or Laptop? What will you be using your computer for? Learn how to understand about specifications, extra hardware & more before you buy your new computer. 247614 Nov. 16 ● Thu., 1-3 p.m. ● $17 ($13 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD 1

Create & edit documents. Learn how to use different fonts, cut, copy & paste, align pages, save, files & folders, print. Prereq: comfortable with using a mouse & typing. 246599 Sept. 9-23 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. 246600 Oct. 10-24 ● Tue., 6-8 p.m. 246601 Nov. 1-15 ● Wed., 1-3 p.m. ● $49 ($38 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD 2

Take Word 1 a step further learning bullets, tabs, page breaks, borders, symbols, headers & footers, plus more. Prereq: Word 1 or knowledge of basic Word functions. 246602 Oct. 21-Nov. 4 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● $49 ($38 Resident)

MICROSOFT EXCEL

Excel 1 will begin learning about columns, rows, cells, editing, worksheets, format, simple formulas & more. 246598 Sept. 30-Oct. 14 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● $49 ($38 Resident)

INTERNET EXPLORATION BASICS

Learn to use various browsers, search for information, downloading files & security. Touch on email & more. 246590 Oct. 6-20 ● Fri., 1-3 p.m. ● $49 ($38 Resident)

EMAIL

Learn how to navigate your online email: create emails, attachments, reply, forward, security & more. Prereq: comfortable navigating internet. 246589 Oct. 25 ● Wed., 1-3 p.m. ● $17 ($13 Resident)

ADVANCED EMAIL

Take email basics one step further: review email basics, organize emails, address book, attach pictures, email etiquette, manage saved emails, review security, SPAM/junk email & more. 246588 Nov. 2 ● Thu., 1-3 p.m. ● $17 ($13 Resident)

SOCIAL INTERNET

FACEBOOK 101

Connect! Learn how to make a Facebook page, security factors & more. 246591 Sept. 7-21 ● Thu., 6-8 p.m. ● $49 ($38 Resident) FACEBOOK FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Learn Facebook as a useful business tool. Pre-requisite: Facebook 101 or feel comfortable with a current personal Facebook account. Bring login & password for personal account. 246587 Oct. 19-26 ● Thu., 6-8 p.m. ● $34 ($26 Resident)

WEBSITE DESIGN

Learn to set up a simple website through online programs. Website hosting, picture websites, blog sites & more discussed. 246596 Oct. 11-25 ● Wed., 6-8 p.m. ● $49 ($38 Resident)

LINKEDIN

LinkedIn is going to have a new look & new features. Learn the basics to get started with this job finding tool. 246594 Oct. 5 ● Thu., 6-8 p.m. ● $17 ($13 Resident)

ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER LEARNING

Customize your Computer learning experience. The ACAA offers one-on-one computer training in a variety of topics. By appointment. Please call for more information at 303.739.7950.

COMPUTER LAB

Open to the public. Practice, email or work on projects at the ACAA Mondays ● 12:30-3 p.m. Fridays ● 9-11:30 a.m. $3 drop-in fee

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cooking | aurora cooks PARENT/TOT

Ages 3-6 with parent

• $17 ($14.50 Resident) unless noted.

CREPE ESCAPE

Come master the art of crêpe making! Spend a morning making sweet & savory crêpes filled with homemade hazelnut spread, whipped cream, fresh fruits, veggies, meats & cheeses. 246876 Sept. 8 ● Sat., 9-10:30 a.m. ● Expo ● Katie McDonald

APPLEOOZA

Menu: Pecan Chicken Fingers with Apple Dip, Granola Apple Wedges & Apple Cider Floats. 246870 Sept. 9 ● Sat., 2-3:30 p.m. ● Moorhead 246973 Sept. 16 ● Sat., 2:30-4 p.m. ● Expo ● Vasiliki Murdzia 246974 Oct. 4 ● Sat., 4:30-6 p.m. ● Meadowood ● Vasiliki Murdzia

GARDEN HARVEST

Use fruits & vegetables from the garden to prepare a delicious fall brunch. Menu: Garden Muffin Tin Omelets, Apple Bars & Green Monster Smoothie. 246871 Sept. 14 ● Thu., 9-10:30 a.m. ● Moorhead

ALPHABET SOUP

Menu: Garden Vegetable Alphabet Soup, Frozen Yogurt Bites, Grilled Ham & Cheese. 246872 Sept. 23 ● Sat., 2-3:30 p.m. ● Moorhead

TEDDY BEAR PICNIC

Menu: Sweet Potato Crunchers, Green Picnic Veggie Wedges, Straw-Beary Dippers & Orange Minty Drink. 246885 Sept. 24 ● Sun., 1:30-3 p.m. ● Meadowood ● Vasiliki Murdzia

GARDEN CRITTERS

Menu: Grape Caterpillars, Cucumber Ranch Slugs, Almond Butter Banana Snails & Bug Juice 246878 Oct. 8 ● Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. ● Moorhead

SPOOKTACULAR SNACKS

Menu: Worms in Dirt Parfait, Boo Berry Trail Mix & Apples in Pumpkin Dip. 246873 Oct. 12 ● Thu., 9-10:30 a.m. ● Moorhead

DOWN ON THE FARM

Get back to your roots in this healthy class from the farm. Menu: Carrot Hay Bale Scramble, Cow Patty Breakfast Sausage, Berries & Cream Cups. 246977 Oct. 13 ● Fri., 9-10:30 a.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

PUMPKIN PATCH PARTY

Take a culinary trip to the pumpkin patch. Menu: Spider Sandwiches, Cheese Ghosts, Mummied Bananas & Jack-O-Lantern Smoothies. 246985 Oct. 21 ● Wed., 1:30-3 p.m. ● Expo ● Karon Sorensen

HAUNTINGLY HEALTHY

Menu: Orange Ghosts, Mummy Pizzas, Sweet Potato Jack-O-Lanterns & Kiwi Witches Brew. 246874 Oct. 21 ● Sat., 2-3:30 p.m. ● Moorhead 246980 Oct. 26 ● Thu., 5-6:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Vasiliki Murdzia 248293 Oct. 29 ● Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ● Expo ● William Nelson

PUMPKIN PATCH BRUNCH

Menu: Harvest Parfait, Pumpkin Waffles & Frozen Pumpkin-Banana Bites. 246875 Oct. 26 ● Thu., 9-10:30 a.m. ● Moorhead

HALLOWEEN TREATS

Delight your tots with these frightfully fun Halloween treats. Menu: Green Zombie French Toast with Banana, White Pizza Ghosts & Homemade Pumpkin Frozen Yogurt. 246986 Oct. 31 ● Fri., 10-11:30 a.m. ● Expo ● Candace Pyun

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cooking | aurora cooks PUMPKIN TREATS

Learn to use pumpkin in lots of different ways! Menu: Fluffy Pumpkin Dip, Pumpkin Bites, Pumpkin Pasta & Frosty Pumpkin Drink. 246988 Nov. 3 ● Fri., 3-4:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Karon Sorensen

BREAKFAST FOODS ON THE GO

Menu: Apple Smoothie, Oatmeal Chocolate Energy Bites, Mini Frozen Yogurt Pops, & Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Burritos. 246879 Nov. 5 ● Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. ● Moorhead

TURKEY TOTS

Menu: Thanksgiving Fruit Turkey, Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bites, Mini Cranberry & Cheese Turkey Wraps & Pumpkin Mousse. 246880 Nov. 18 ● Sat., 2-3:30 p.m. ● Moorhead 246989 Nov. 19 ● Sun., 1:30-3 p.m. ● Meadowood ● Vasiliki Murdzia 246990 Nov. 22 ● Wed., 4-5:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

OODLES OF NOODLES

Prepare a lunch of fresh pasta with lots of fall vegetables. Menu: Salad Skewers with Homemade Ranch, Fresh Pasta & Pumpkin Pasta Sauce. 246883 Nov. 26 ● Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. ● Moorhead

GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP

Spend a morning constructing an edible gingerbread house you can put on display or share for a tasty holiday treat! 246946 Dec. 3 ● Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. ● Moorhead

FESTIVE HOLIDAYS

Menu: Sweet Roasted Carrots with Herbs, Cinnamon Baked Apples with Oats, Pita Christmas Trees with Avocado Hummus & Holiday Apple Cider. 246976 Dec. 6 ● Wed., 5-6:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Vasiliki Murdzia 246975 Dec. 9 ● Sat., 1:30-3 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

TINSEL TOWN

Menu: Fruit Trees with Marshmallow Snow, “Coal” Cracker Jacks, Parmesan Biscuit Snowmen & Polar Bear Hot Cocoa. 246881 Dec. 7 ● Thu., 10-11:30 a.m. ● Moorhead 246987 Dec. 17 ● Sun., 1:30-3 p.m. ● Meadowood ● Vasiliki Murdzia

NORTH POLE TREATS

Menu: Strawberry Santa, Pita-Avocado Christmas Trees, Reindeer Trail Mix & Snowball Cookies. 246882 Dec. 16 ● Sat., 2-3:30 p.m. ● Moorhead

HOLIDAY TREATS

Treat your tot for the holidays! Menu: Pita Trees, Rudolph Sandwiches, Popcorn Cups & Santa’s Cookies. 246982 Dec. 20 ● Wed., 4-5:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Karon Sorensen

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Spend an afternoon with your little one, baking, decorating, & icing classic holiday cutout cookies while sipping a cup of candy cane hot cocoa. Bring a container to take your treats home. 248237 Dec. 21 ● Thu., 9-10:30 a.m. ● Moorhead

PARENT/FAMILY Ages 6-16 with parent ● $28.50 ($22 ● Each person

Resident) unless noted. must register individually.

AUTUMN ORCHARD DINNER

Take a culinary trip to an apple orchard with this fun fall class. Menu: Apple, Cheddar & Chicken Melts, Roasted Carrot & Apple Salad, Cinnamon Apple Chips with Caramel Dip & Apple Crisp Shortbread Bars. 246852 Sept. 8 ● Fri., 6-8 p.m. ● Expo

COFFEE SHOP CREATIONS

Impress your favorite barista by knowing how to make these great coffee shop treats. Menu: Blueberry Crumb Muffins, Walnut Scones with Homemade Maple Whipped Cream, Cinnamon Coffee Cake & Apple Pie Pop Tarts. 246960 Sept. 16 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Moorhead 246856 Nov. 26 ● Sun., 1-3 p.m. ● Expo ● James Lesley

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cooking | aurora cooks EAT LIKE A GREEK

Menu: Crispy Herbed Falafel with Tzatziki, Keftedes (Lamb Meatballs) Gyros, Tabbouleh & Ergolavi (Almond Cookies). 246970 Sept. 21 ● Thu., 6-8 p.m. ● Moorhead

DINNER IN TUSCANY

Enjoy this culinary trip to Italy & learn these classic dishes with your family. Menu: Tomato Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Reduction, Homemade Bread Sticks, Roasted Pork Loin with Apricot Glaze & Classic Italian Tiramisu. 246861 Sept. 22 ● Fri., 6-8 p.m. ● Expo ● Katie McDonald

FALL FAVORITES

Get in the spirit of the fall season & learn techniques for cooking with fall vegetables. Menu: Pumpkin Pie Snack Bites, Autumn Roasted Veggies with Apples & Pecans, Butternut Squash & Spinach Lasagna & Apple Cinnamon Blondies. 246854 Sept. 23 ● Sat., 2:30-4:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

FROM THE APPLE ORCHARD

Menu: Balsamic Roasted Root Vegetables with Apples, Caramelized Carrot Soup, Apple, Gouda & Chicken Panini, & Salted Caramel Apple Pies. 246967 Sept. 29 ● Fri., 6-8 p.m. ● Moorhead

MASTER THE CLASSICS: SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS

Menu: Fresh Pasta, Homemade Marinara, Italian Meatballs & Traditional Caesar Salad. 246969 Oct. 8 ● Sun., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● Moorhead

AUTUMN BRUNCH

Menu: Roasted Vegetable Hash with Goat Cheese & Eggs, Carrot Cake Waffles with Candied Walnuts & Cinnamon Whipped Cream, Apple Pie Granola Parfaits & Sparkling Pumpkin Punch. 246962 Oct. 14 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Moorhead

CUPCAKE MANIA

Learn the art of the pastry chef in this fun cupcake class! Menu of cupcakes: Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting, Spiced Apple Cider Cranberry Filled Cupcakes, Chocolate Orange Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting & Lemon Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream. 246859 Oct. 14 ● Sat., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

CREPE ESCAPE

Come master the art of crêpe making! Spend a morning making sweet & savory crêpes filled with homemade hazelnut spread, whipped cream, fresh fruits & veggies, bacon & cheeses. 246968 Oct. 22 ● Sun., 10 a.m.-noon ● Moorhead

SUPER HERO FOODS

Find your inner super powers when you eat these tasty, nutritious foods! Menu: Walnut Avocado Pesto with Homemade Crackers, Fish & Black Bean Tacos with Feta & Cabbage Slaw, finished with a Power Smoothie. 246866 Oct. 27 ● Fri., 6-8 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

FALL SOUPS & STEWS

Learn the fundamentals of making soup to enjoy a delicious meal & gain the skills to create your favorite versions at home. Menu: Vegetarian Posole, Creamy Roasted Red Pepper & Basil Soup, Chicken Corn Chowder, Homemade Bread Bowls & Simple Tossed Salad. 248216 Oct. 27 ● Fri., 6-8 p.m. ● Moorhead

AFTER SCHOOL SNACKS

Conquer snack time with these healthy after school snacks that won’t ruin dinner. Menu: Thai Veggie Wraps, Apple Chip Nachos & Chocolate Chip Quinoa Energy Bites. 248228 Nov. 5 ● Sun., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● Moorhead

GRIDDLE CAKES

Grind various whole grains into flour & then experiment to make a tasty pancake brunch! Menu: Corn Cakes with Bacon Jam, Whole Wheat Almond Cakes with Apples & Coconut Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes & Sweet Potato Pancakes with Maple Pecans. 246959 Nov. 11 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks HOLIDAY CANDY MAKING

Family teams will work together to make favorite chocolate candies. Menu: Giant Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate Nutella Fudge, Candy Crunchers, Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Bark & Triple-Chocolate Scotcheroos. 246853 Nov. 11 ● Sat., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

THANKSGIVING DESSERTS & PIES

Practice great recipes in time for Thanksgiving! Menu: Apple Hand Pies, Walnut Brittle, Pumpkin Crumble & Pecan Sandies with Cranberry Jam. 246971 Nov. 19 ● Sun., 10 a.m.-noon ● Moorhead

HOLIDAY BRUNCH

Rise & shine with your family to make this warm & cozy holiday brunch. Menu: Homemade Chicken & Apple Sausage Patties, Banana Nut French Toast, Winter Fruit Salad with Maple & Ginger Syrup & Cranberry Apple Cider. 246855 Nov. 25 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak 246964 Dec. 16 ● Sat., 9:30-11:30 a.m. ● Expo ● Katie McDonald

MASTER THE CLASSICS: ROAST CHICKEN

Learn the art of roasting & carving a perfect whole chicken & add this simple staple to your weeknight arsenal. Menu: Perfect Roast Chicken, Miso Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables with Apples & Pecans, Frozen Yogurt Parfaits. 246863 Nov. 25 ● Sat., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

HEARTY HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Sip on a festive Cranberry Pear Cider while you make a hearty meal for the holidays. Menu: Roasted Spiced Squash Salad with Pomegranate, Citrus Marinated Chicken, Lemon, & Salt-Roasted Potatoes with Root Vegetables & Hot Fruit Bake with Cinnamon. 246963 Dec. 1 ● Fri., 6-8 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

CUBA CUBA

Join us in exploring some Latin flavors as we prepare a Cuban feast! Menu: Pressed Pork Cubano, Chile Yucca Chips & Cuban Black Bean Soup. 246961 Dec. 3 ● Sun., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● Moorhead

HOLIDAY CANDY FACTORY

Start a new family tradition & make your own holiday candy together! Bring a container to take home your goodies. Menu: White Chocolate Chex Mix, Sea Salt Caramel Chews, Red Velvet Cake Truffles & Peppermint Patties. 248233 Dec. 9 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Moorhead

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Spend the day with your family baking delightful holiday cookies. Bring a container to take home your cookies. Menu: Chocolate Raspberry Thumbprints, Red Velvet Seven Layer Bars, Christmas Tree Cutouts, White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies & Snickerdoodle Biscotti. 248289 Dec. 17 ● Sun., 10 a.m.-noon ● Moorhead 246965 Dec. 23 ● Sat., 2-4 p.m. ● Expo ● James Lesley

MEXICAN HOLIDAY FIESTA

Enjoy this fun & spicy Mexican holiday meal. Menu: Christmas Eve Salad, Pozole, Mexican Rice, Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding) & Chocolate Atole (Mexican Hot Drink). 246966 Dec. 22 ● Fri., 6-8 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

FANCY FONDUE

Dress up your Friday night with a festive holiday fondue dinner. Menu: Cheese Fondue with Veggies, Crostini & Steak Dippers, Chorizo Fondue with Bell Peppers, Corn Bread, Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Asparagus, finished with dessert of Peppermint Chocolate Fondue. 248238 Dec. 22 ● Fri., 6-8 p.m. ● Moorhead

NEW YEAR’S CREPE ESCAPE

Come master the art of crêpe making with a New Year’s twist! Spend a morning making sweet & savory crêpes filled with various homemade toppings to include: hazelnut spread, mint marshmallow cream, spiced apples, confetti crêpes with veggies with cheese & crêpes with chicken in cream sauce. 246857 Dec. 30 ● Sat., 9:30-11:30 a.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

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cooking | aurora cooks NEW YEAR’S PARTY TREATS

Join us in baking some holiday snacks & leave with a plate of goodies to share at your New Year’s Party. Menu: Herbed Cheese Palmiers, Sweet & Spicy Bacon Jam Toasts, Crunchy Ramen Snack Mix, Sparkle Chocolate Truffles & Confetti Bark. 248240 Dec. 30 ● Sat., noon-2 p.m. ● Moorhead

KIDS

Ages 6-10 ● $40

($31 Resident) unless noted.

FUEL UP FOR SCHOOL

These foods are sure to be a treat for everyone, even the pickiest of eaters! Menu: Colorful Macaroni & Cheese, Sweet Garden Muffins, Veggie Bean Dip with Homemade Chips & Green Monster Smoothie. 246737 Sept. 9 ● Sat., 2:30-4:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Candace Pyun

ALL AMERICAN DINER

Imagine driving up to a 1950’s diner & eating this delicious meal. Menu: Oven Chips, Creamy Potato Salad with Bacon, Mini Cheeseburgers & Chocolate Malted Milkshake. 246739 Sept. 17 ● Sun., 1-3 p.m. ● Expo ● William Nelson

BACK TO SCHOOL SNACKS

Pack in the energy with these tasty, veggie loaded, after school snacks. Menu: Colorful Macaroni & Cheese Bites, Southwest Veggie Wraps & Pumpkin Dip with Pretzels & Apple Chips. 246948 Sept. 17 ● Sun., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

GARDEN HARVEST

Use fruits & vegetables from the garden to prepare a delicious fall brunch. Menu: Garden Quiche, Apple Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel, Rainbow Carrot Salad & Green Monster Smoothie. 246943 Sept. 30 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Moorhead

ROCK THE WOK

Learn the basics of stir-fry & have fun creating a delicious Chinese meal. Menu: Homemade Dumpling Wrappers, Sesame Pork Dumplings, Kung Pao Chicken, Vegetable Fried Rice & Fortune Cookies. 246742 Sept. 30 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak 248229 Nov. 12 ● Sun., 10 a.m.-noon ● Moorhead

APPLEOOZA

Menu: Pecan Chicken Fingers with Apple Dip, Granola Apple Wedges & Apple Cider Floats. 246944 Oct. 7 ● Sat., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

OODLES OF NOODLES

Prepare a lunch of handmade fresh pasta with lots of fall vegetables. Menu: Salad Skewers with Homemade Ranch, Fresh Pumpkin Fettucine, Walnut Kale Pesto & Apple Cheese Toasts. 246835 Oct. 7 ● Sat., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

PUMPKIN PATCH BRUNCH

Menu: Harvest Parfait, Pumpkin Waffles & Frozen Pumpkin-Banana Bites. 248302 Oct. 15 ● Sun., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

HUNGRY HARVEST

Make the veggies of fall into a fun & healthy meal. Menu: Baked Veggie Fries, Garden Ranch, Pumpkin Chili, Chocolate Spiders & Pumpkin Punch. 246945 Oct. 22 ● Sun., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

CHEF CHALLENGE

Boost your knife skills & learn cooking methods such as roasting, sautéing & blanching mixed with some friendly competition. Teams of students will each prepare two, one-of-a-kind dishes to be judged & shared in class. 246818 Oct. 25 ● Wed., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ● $44 ($34 Resident) ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

SPOOKTACULAR FEAST

Have fun making & eating these frightful delights! Menu: Mummy Pizza, Jack O Lantern Mocktails, Monster Munch & Donut Hole Spiders. 246738 Oct. 28 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Expo ● Karon Sorensen

HAUNTINGLY HEALTHY

Menu: Orange Ghosts, Mummy Pizzas, Sweet Potato Jack-O-Lanterns & Kiwi Witches Brew. 246949 Oct. 28 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks PIZZA PARLOR

Make whole wheat pizza dough & marinara from scratch. Then use a variety of toppings including veggies, meats & cheeses to create a masterpiece personal pizza. Menu: Summer Salad, Homemade Personal Pizzas & Fruit Pizza. 246839 Oct. 29 ● Sun., 2-4 p.m. ● Expo ● William Nelson

CUPCAKE MANIA

Learn to bake a variety of cupcakes, icings & decors with your friends. Then mix & match icings to decorate your creations just like the professionals for judging & tasting. Menu: German Chocolate, Oreo, Strawberry & Funfetti Cupcakes with Lots of Toppings. 246942 Nov. 4 ● Sat., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

PUMPKIN FUN

Make great dishes with those pumpkins you brought back from the pumpkin patch. Menu: Pumpkin Chili, Pumpkin Granola Bars, Mini Pumpkin Pies & Pumpkin Brownies. 246740 Nov. 18 ● Sat., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Karon Sorensen

THANKSGIVINGS FEAST

Menu: Mini Turkey Pot Pies, Fruit Salad Cornucopia, Hot Apple Cider. 248290 Nov. 19 ● Sun., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

HOLIDAY CANDY FACTORY

Make new & old-time favorite candies. Menu: Easy Cracker Toffee, S’mores Crumble Bars, Chocolate Buttermints & Crispy Peanut Butter Bites. 246741 Nov. 24 ● Fri., 10 a.m.-noon ● Expo ● James Lesley

GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP

Spend a morning constructing an edible gingerbread house you can put on display or share for a tasty holiday treat! 246946 Nov. 25 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Moorhead

GREAT HOLIDAY GIFTS

Kids love to make gifts for family & friends! Spend the morning making & wrapping some fun projects for gift-giving. Add afternoon class 246744 Santa’s Sweet Shop for extra fun. Bring your lunch if attending both classes. Lunch is supervised. 246743 Dec. 2 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • $40 ($31 Resident) • Meadowood • Shila Willson

SANTA’S SWEETSHOP

Create special holiday treats. Menu: Milky Way Sleighs, Reindeer Munchies, Candy Cane Grahams, Reindeer Pops, Brownie Christmas Trees. Add morning class 246743 Great Holiday Gifts (see next column) for extra fun. Bring your lunch if attending both classes. Lunch is supervised. 246744 Dec. 2 ● Sat., 12:30-3:30 p.m. ● $47 ($36 Resident) ● Meadowood ● Shila Willson

STREET TACOS

Join us in making a Mexican feast of tasty street tacos & salsas with homemade tortillas. Menu: Baked Tortilla Chips & Salsa, Pulled Chicken Tacos with Homemade Tortillas & Agua Fresca. 248232 Dec. 2 ● Sat., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD

Take your taste buds on a trip around the world for the holidays. Menu: Italian Pizzelles, Russian Tea Cakes, Viennese Hazelnut Crescents with Chocolate & Columbian Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Cookies). 246745 Dec. 3 ● Sun., 1-3 p.m. ● Expo ● Katie McDonald

TINSEL TOWN

Menu: Fruit Trees with Marshmallow Snow, “Coal” Cracker Jacks, Parmesan Biscuit Snowmen & Polar Bear Hot Cocoa. 248234 Dec. 10 ● Sun., 10 a.m. ● Moorhead

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Learn how to measure ingredients & become a great junior baker. Menu: Classic Holiday Cutouts with Icing, Snickerdoodle Bars, Chocolate Crackle Cookies & Peanut Blossoms.  246947 Dec. 16 ● Sat., 1-3 p.m. ● Expo ● James Lesley 248236 Dec. 23 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Moorhead

NORTH POLE TREATS

Menu: Strawberry Santa, Pita-Avocado Christmas Trees, Reindeer Trail Mix, & Snowball Cookies. 248235 Dec. 17 ● Sun., 2-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks HOLIDAY COOKING CAMP

Come play in the kitchen for the holidays! Learn knife skills, basic cooking techniques & how to adjust flavors. Wow your family with meals you create! Menu: Homemade Salads with Vinaigrettes, Soups, Pastas, Sauces, Whole Grain Dishes & Fun Desserts for New Year’s. 246951 Dec. 27-29 ● Wed.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon ● Expo 248239 Jan. 3-5 ● Wed.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon ● $119 ($99 Resident) ● Moorhead

TEEN

Ages 11-16 ● $49

($38 Resident)

TAMALES

Grind your own masa & use it to create traditional Mexican meal of tamales & sopapillas. Menu: Chipotle Pulled Chicken & Vegetarian Green Chile Tamales, Jicama Slaw Finished with Dulce de Leche Sopapillas. 246912 Sept. 10 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Expo ● Katie McDonald

ROCKIN’ N’ ROLLIN’ SUSHI

Menu: Spicy Edamame, Mango & Cucumber Spring Roll, Tempura Shrimp Dragon Roll, finished with Coconut Ice Cream & Mango Sorbet. 247012 Sept. 16 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

ROCK THE WOK

Learn the basics of stir-fry & have fun creating a delicious Chinese meal. Homemade Dumpling Wrappers, Sesame Pork Dumplings, Kung Pao Chicken, Vegetable Fried Rice & Fortune Cookies. 246902 Sept. 30 ● Sat., 12:30-3:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

CUPCAKE MANIA

Learn to bake a variety of cupcakes, icings & decors with your friends. Then mix & match icings to decorate your creations just like the professionals. Menu: German Chocolate with Coconut Buttercream, Spiced Carrot with Cream Cheese Icing & Peanut Butter with Dark Chocolate Ganache. 247014 Sept. 30 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

STREET TACOS

Menu: Homemade Guacamole, Carne Asada (beef) Tacos, Black Bean Pupusas with Lime Curtido & Homemade Horchata. 246771 Oct. 14 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

FILLED PASTA WORKSHOP

Become a filled pasta artisan! Practice making different types of filled pastas then mix & match them with different fillings & sauces. Pasta Shapes: Mezzaluna, Agnolotti & Tortellini. Fillings: Roasted Vegetable, Chevre-Hazelnut & Spicy Italian Sausage. Sauces: Brown Butter-Sage, Pumpkin & Roasted Tomato. 247015 Oct. 14 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Moorhead 246775 Nov. 11 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

CHEF CHALLENGE

Boost your knife skills & learn cooking methods such as roasting, searing, sautéing & blanching mixed with some friendly competition. Teams of students will each prepare three, one-of-a-kind dishes to be judged & shared in class. 246773 Oct. 24 ● Tue., 5-8 p.m. ● Expo ● Megan Lloyd

ART OF BAKING

Practice baking skills to become your family’s pastry chef with these International desserts. Menu: Fig & Goat Cheese Tart with Balsamic Glaze, Better Nutter Butters, French Macaroons with Chocolate Ganache & Sweet Pumpkin Soufflé. 247011 Oct. 28 ● Sat., 12:30-3:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

WEEKNIGHT DINNERS & SAUCES

Homemade Paparadelle & Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce, Teriyaki Mango Kabobs over Vegetable Stir Fry, Bar-B-Que Chicken Flat Breads & Turkey Meatball Hoagies. 248226 Oct. 28 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

STONE GROUND PIZZA

Grind various whole grains into flour & then experiment to make the perfect crust. Then top each pizza with tasty topping & sauces to create a tasty personalized pie. 247013 Nov. 11 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks HOLIDAY CANDY MAKING

Menu: Sweet & Salty Cashew Brittle, Peppermint Patties, Cookies & Cream Fudge, Pecan Turtle Clusters & Coconut Snowballs. 246774 Nov. 25 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak 247016 Dec. 23 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

FALL SOUPS & STEWS

Learn the fundamentals of making soup to enjoy a delicious meal & gain the skills to create your favorite versions at home. Menu: Vegetarian Posole, Creamy Roasted Red Pepper & Basil Soup, Chicken Corn Chowder, Homemade Bread Bowls & Simple Tossed Salad. 247022 Nov. 26 ● Sun., 1:30-4:30 p.m. ● Moorhead

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Impress your family with your baking skills & these beautiful & mouthwatering baked goodies. Menu: German Chocolate Rugelach, Snickerdoodle Bars, Peppermint S’more Cookies & Classic Cutouts. 248269 Dec. 2 ● Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak 247023 Dec. 9 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Moorhead

HOLIDAY CONFECTIONS

Sharpen your confectionary skills in this candy-making workshop. Menu: Homemade Gumdrops, Dark Chocolate English Toffee, Peppermint Patties & Peanut Butter Truffles. 248282 Dec. 10 ● Sun., 1-4 p.m. ● Expo ● James Lesley

HOLIDAY COOKING CAMP

Come play in the kitchen for the holidays! Learn knife skills, basic cooking techniques & how to adjust flavors. Wow your family with meals you create! Menu: Homemade Salads with Vinaigrettes, Soups, Pastas, Sauces, Whole Grain Dishes & Fun Desserts for New Year’s. 247021 Dec. 27-29 ● Wed.-Fri., 1:30-4:30 p.m. ● $134 ($114 Resident) ● Expo ● James Lesley

NEW YEAR’S APPETIZERS

Learn some pastry making skills & prepare great party foods. Menu: Baked Ricotta with Lemon Thyme on Garlic Toasts, Gougères with Bechamel & Mushrooms, Roasted Broccoli Nachos, Crab Cake Bites & Grapefruit with Rosemary & Sage Mocktail. 246772 Dec. 30 ● Sat., 1-4 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

CORE TECHNIQUES

For the serious recreational cook. Core classes focus on techniques that make you a more confident & competent cook. ● Core

Techniques - 3 Class Series Save Money. ● Sign up for all 3 Core Technique classes & save money. 246722 All three- Sept. 9, 16 & 23 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ● $215 ($196 Resident) ● Expo Knife Skills

Develop your knife skills in this intensive practice class. Learn basic skills including proper knife handling & knife cuts (dice, slice, chop, chiffonade, julienne). Use the cut vegetables to create simple soups, sauces & salads. 246724 Sept. 9 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak Stocks & Sauces

Build flavor by using homemade stocks including: chicken, beef & vegetarian. Use the stocks to create simple sauces including: béchamel, Madeira & mayonnaise. Create endless variations once you master the basics. 246725 Sept. 16 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak Cooking Techniques

Discover how to achieve optimum flavors & textures using the techniques professionals use to bring food to its fullest potential. Practice searing, roasting, braising, sautéing, poaching & deglazing. 246723 Sept. 23 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

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cooking | aurora cooks SCRATCH BAKING BASICS Ages 15 & up

Perfect your baking skills just in time for the holidays with this fun four part series full of tips & techniques. Attend one, two or all four classes. ● Sign

up for all 4 Scratch Baking Basics & save money.

247004 Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Expo 248257 Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead ● $196

($176 Resident)

SCRATCH BAKING BASICS: COOKIES

SCRATCH BAKING BASICS: PIES & TARTS

Learn the foundations of great cookie-

Learn the basics behind these basic

making. Menu: Pecan Sandies with

pastry doughs: pie dough, pâte sucrée,

Cranberry Jam, Oatmeal Cinnamon Drop Cookies, Pumpkin Cream Cheese Macarons, & Maple Bacon Biscotti. 247007 Oct. 22 ● Sun. ● $64

1-4 p.m.

($49 Resident)

● Expo ● Katie

McDonald

248204 Oct. 21 ● Sat., ● $64

9 a.m.-noon

($49 Resident)

● Moorhead

SCRATCH BAKING BASICS: CAKES & FILLINGS Walk away with tips & techniques to making your cakes look & taste just like

pâte sablée, quick puff pastry & how to turn them into decadent dishes. Menu: Maple Pecan Tart, Apple Pie with Bourbon Caramel, Pumpkin & Goat Cheese Tart & Delicata Squash Galette with Arugula. 247006 Nov. 12 ● Sun., ● $64

1-4 p.m.

($49 Resident)

● Expo ● Katie

McDonald

248230 Nov. 18 ● Sat., ● $64

9 a.m.-noon

($49 Resident)

● Moorhead

SCRATCH BAKING BASICS: BREADS

the professionals’. Menu: Bittersweet

Learn the differences between breads

Chocolate Bundt Cake with Bailys

leavened with yeast & quick breads &

Ganache, Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Rum Raisin Icing, Butter Pecan Cake with Apple Compote & Brown Sugar Buttercream, Brie Cheesecake with Persimmon Chutney. 247005 Nov. 5 ● Sun., ● $64

1-4 p.m.

($49 Resident)

● Expo ● Katie

McDonald

gain knowledge for mastering both at home. Menu: Rosemary Focaccia, Brioche Sticky Buns, Pomegranate Scones & Chipotle Corn Bread. 247008 Nov. 19 ● Sun., ● $64

1-4 p.m.

($49 Resident)

● Expo ● James

Lesley

248227 Nov. 4

248231 Dec. 2

● Sat.,

● Sat.,

● $64

9 a.m.-noon

($49 Resident)

● Moorhead

● $64

9 a.m.-noon

($49 Resident)

● Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks THE PRESERVED PANTRY - 3 CLASS SERIES Ages 15 & older ● Sign

up for all 3 Preserved Pantry classes & save money. 247029 Sept. 9, 23 & Oct. 7 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● $152 ($132 Resident) ● Moorhead

THE PRESERVED PANTRY: FERMENTING

Learn to ferment & pickle your favorite summer vegetables all summer long. You will take home some of what you preserve. 247032 Sept. 9 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● $64 ($49 Resident) ● Moorhead

THE PRESERVED PANTRY: CANNING

Learn the basics of canning to preserve the seasons overflow of fruits & vegetables. You will take home some of what you preserve. 247030 Sept. 23 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● $64 ($49 Resident) ● Moorhead

THE PRESERVED PANTRY: DEHYDRATING

Preserve your summer harvest by drying produce into fruit leather, fruit & vegetable chips, sundried tomatoes & more. You will take home some of what you preserve. 247031 Oct. 7 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● $64 ($49 Resident) ● Moorhead

COUPLES COOK Ages 21 & older ● $65

($55 Resident) Each person must register individually. ● ID checked prior to class participation.

STREET TACOS & MARGARITAS

Enjoy a night out learning to make tasty street tacos & salsas with homemade tortillas while sipping a margarita. Menu: Roasted Mushroom & Poblano, Carne Asada (beef), Camarones (shrimp) & Pollo Adobo (chicken). 246800 Sept. 8 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead

CLUB MED & WINE

Menu: Shrimp & Goat Cheese Quesadillas, Andouille & Caramelized Onion Pizza, Merguez-Spiced Game Hens, Bulgur, Lentil & Walnut Salad & French Apple Cake. 246729 Sept. 15 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

SUSHI & SAKE

Menu: Spicy Edamame, Mango & Crab Spring Roll, Tempura Shrimp & Spicy Tuna Dragon Roll, Clementine, Avocado & Coconut Salmon Roll, finished with Coconut Ice Cream & Mango Sorbet. 246801 Sept. 22 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead 246728 Nov. 3 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

EAT THE SEASONS WINE DINNER

Celebrate the foods of each season with a monthly wine dinner. Sept./Oct. Menu: Rosemary Baked Brie, Caramelized Carrot Soup, Cider Glazed Salmon, Sherry Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Pecan Crumble with Apple Pie Ice Cream. 248303 Sept. 29 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Katie McDonald 246789 Oct. 6 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead Dec. Menu: Winter Bruschetta, Delicata Squash & Pomegranate Salad, Coffee Braised Short Ribs, Parsnip Puree with Crispy Shallots & Eggnog Panna Cotta with Graham Cracker Crumble. 246731 Dec. 8 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Katie McDonald 246792 Dec. 15 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead 248281 Dec. 15 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● James Lesley

CHINESE TAKEOUT & TSINGTAO

Master your favorite Chinese takeout dishes at home! Menu: Dumplings, General Tao’s Chicken, Pork Lo-Mein, Sesame Chicken, Vegetable Fried Rice, & Fortune Cookies. 246788 Oct. 6 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak 248279 Nov. 3 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks ENCHANTED FALL DINNER & WINE

NEW YEAR’S DATE NIGHT

Menu: Wilted Autumn Greens with Syrah Vinaigrette, Phyllo-Crusted Goat Cheese & Lentil Pie, Seared Steaks with Porcini Mushroom Cream Sauce, Saffron Linguine with Herb Oil & Shaved Manchego & Pumpkin Ice Cream with Honey Nut Praline. 246735 Oct. 13 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

Enjoy a date night creating small plates

TAPAS & SANGRIA

ADULTS

Join us for a taste of Spanish culture while preparing some traditional tapas & sangria. Menu: Paprika Chicken & Chickpea Flatbread, Chorizo Mussels, Potato & Manchego Croquettes, Charred Cauliflower with Marcona Romesco, Green Gazpacho, finished with Cabrales & Fig Empanadas. 246802 Oct. 20 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead

NIGHT IN SICILY

Spend an evening exploring the cuisine & wines of Sicily. Menu: Tomato & Pancetta Arancini, Striped Bass Crudo with Fennel & Orange, Fresh Farfalle with Italian Sausage & Spicy Broccoli Rabe, with dessert of Pistachio & Ricotta Cannolis. 246797 Nov. 10 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME

Menu: Hummus, Crispy Herbed Falafel with Red Pepper Sauce, Homemade Pita, Keftedes (Greek Meatballs), Tzatziki, & Karithopita (Greek Walnut & Olive Oil Cake) with Honey Crema. 246790 Nov. 17 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead

UNDER THE SEA

Learn the fundamentals of preparing great seafood at home with a seafood focused wine dinner. Menu: Miso Tuna Poke, Pan Seared Scallop with Chorizo Hash, Thai Steamed Mussels, Pan Seared Snapper served over a Tomato-Fennel Ragout & Citrus-Almond Trifle. 246791 Dec. 1 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead

& sipping bubbles to ring in the New Year. Menu: Smoked Salmon Gougeres, Chorizo Shrimp Skewers, Wild Mushroom Crispy Polenta Bites, Roasted Corn Soup Shooters, Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps & Sparkling Raspberry Sorbet. 246794 Dec. 29 ● Fri.,

6-9 p.m.

● Moorhead

Ages 15 & older unless noted.

• $64 ($49 Resident) unless noted.

MEXICAN COOKING I

One of the most thorough introductions to Mexican cooking you’ll find, featuring Charlotte’s authentic family recipes. Menu: Homemade Tortillas, Quesadillas, Sopapillas, Burritos, Green Chile Pork, Guacamole & Refried Beans. 246848 Sept. 5 ● Fri.,

6-9 p.m.

● Expo ● Charlotte

Saenz

FALL VEGETARIAN MENU

Menu: Artichoke Gratin Crostini, Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Red Onions with Feta, Mushroom & Kale Paella, Caramelized Onion & Apple Galette with Dessert of Molasses Blueberry Bars. 246939 Sept. 21 ● Thu.,

6-9 p.m.

● Expo ● Nancy

Schacht

COOKING BASICS: MEALS FROM YOUR PANTRY

Master the proper cooking techniques to maximize the great taste & nutrition of these foundations of dinner time & explore unique whole grains. Menu: Lemony Wheat Berries with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Brown Rice Salad with Parsnips & Whipped Ricotta, Mushroom Wheat Berry Pilaf, Roasted Winter Vegetable Bowl with Tahini Dressing & Swedish Apple Cranberry Pie. 246783 Oct. 1

• Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Expo • Katie McDonald

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cooking | aurora cooks WEEKNIGHT COOKING

Excite your taste buds & your family with these delicious gluten free dishes & take away ideas for more gluten free cooking. Menu: Quick Garlic Artichoke Dip with Root Vegetables, Rustic Romaine Salad with Creamy Italian Vinaigrette, Cauliflower “Risotto” with Pancetta & Peas, Baked Italian Meatballs with Quick Marinara & Dark Chocolate Bark with Cranberry & Coconut. 247775 Oct. 7 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● Expo ● Maria Anderson

MEXICAN COOKING II

Picking up where Mexican Cooking I left off, with even more authentic recipes. Menu: Homemade Tortilla Chips, Chili Con Queso, Cheese Enchiladas, Tostadas, Pico de Gallo, Green & Red Chile Salsas, Mexican Wedding Cookies & Drying Chiles. 246849 Oct. 10 ● Tue., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Charlotte Saenz

VOYAGE TO MARRAKESH

Escape to Morocco with this meal full of exotic flavors & delightful spices. Menu: Goat Cheese, Walnut & Honey Triangles, Shrimp Tagine, Chicken Bastilla, Spiced Roasted Squash, Palmiers & Moroccan Mint Tea. 246804 Oct. 12 ● Thu., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

COOKING BASICS: SAUSAGE MAKING

Learn how easy it is to make your own sausage, links & patties at home. Then we’ll turn them into delicious dishes. Menu: Italian Sausage Hoagies, Sweet & Spicy Maple Breakfast Sausage Scramble, Sweet Potato & Chorizo Queso Dip. 246784 Oct. 13 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead

PROBIOTIC SUPER FOODS

Learn how to make your own sauerkraut & other fermented foods. Sample the already fermented foods you will make in class & taste kombucha too! Menu: Colorado Kraut, Fermented Spring Relish, Fermented Beans & Carrots. 247001 Oct. 15 ● Sun., 1-4 p.m. ● Expo ● Afsi Felsher

INDIAN VEGETARIAN

India has a long history of vegetarian eating. Explore a variety of Indian flavors with this exciting & diverse cuisine. Menu: Paratha (Indian Filled Flatbread) with green chutney, Onion Pakora (Fritters) with Raita Saag Paneer (Indian Cheese in Spinach Cream Sauce), Indian Spiced Cauliflower & Potatoes with dessert of Sweet & Sour Lentils. 247819 Oct. 20 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

ASIAN COOKING MADE SIMPLE

Discover how to make these flavorful meals in a wok. Menu: Chinese Style Asparagus Salad, Crispy Crab Wontons, Lemongrass Chicken Rolls, Kung Pao Tacos & Thai Pesto Shrimp. 246760 Oct. 21 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● Expo ● NingNing Ledvina

FILLED PASTA WORKSHOP

Become a filled pasta artisan! Practice making different types of filled pastas then mix & match them with different fillings & sauces. Menu: Pasta Shapes: Mezzaluna, Agnolotti & Tortellini. Fillings: Roasted Vegetable, Chevre-Hazelnut & Spicy Italian Sausage. Sauces: Brown Butter-Sage, Pumpkin & Roasted Tomato. 247835 Nov. 4 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak 246781 Dec. 16 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● Moorhead

EXPLORING WORD CUISINES

Are you thinking about trying to eat less meat for health or environmental reasons? Vegetarian options are flavorful, widely varied & hearty. You won’t even miss the meat. In class discuss meal planning, meatless alternatives & the many, many delicious options available in vegetarian cooking. Menu: Thai Chopped Salad, Forbidden Rice Bowls, Tangy Middle Eastern Eggplant & Feta, Red Lentil Sweet Potato Soup & Vegetarian Lasagna. 246992 Nov. 8 ● Wed., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

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cooking | aurora cooks GREEN CHILI GOODNESS

Explore the flavors of roasted green chilies in a southwest-inspired & gluten free dinner. Menu: Southwestern Salad with Cilantro Avocado Lime Dressing, Pork Green Chile Stew, Chipotle Roasted Yams, Plantain Tortillas & White Chocolate Chip Cookies. 246993 Nov. 9 ● Thu., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Maria Anderson

INSPIRED AUTUMN BOWLS

Enjoy an evening creating your perfect fall dinner bowl & learn tips to preparing buddha bowls for weeknight meals at home. Menu: Maple Roasted Root Vegetable Bowl, Crispy Chickpea & Tandoori Chicken Buddha Bowl & Pumpkin Pie Bliss Bowl. 246720 Nov. 10 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead

TAMALES

From savory to sweet, tamales are a gastronomic delight! Learn traditional rolling methods with a variety of fillings. Menu: Green Chile Chicken, Red Chile Pork, Black Bean & Corn, Chocolate Dessert Tamales. 246850 Nov. 16 ● Thu., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Charlotte Saenz

FROST ON THE PUMPKIN TEA

Prepare & enjoy this lovely fall tea. Menu: Shrimp & Swiss Cheese Puffs, Herbed Avocado Turkey Sandwiches, Mushroom Onion Scones & Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake. 246938 Nov. 17 ● Fri., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ● $43 ($33 Resident) ● Karon Sorensen

HOLILDAY CANDY MAKING

Step-by-step instructions from an experienced candy maker for delicious, impressive candy to enjoy or give as gifts. Menu: Peppermint Buttercrunch, Giant Peanut Butter Cup, Mocha Coconut Fudge, Caramel & Chocolate Coated Almonds & Coconut Macadamia with Lime Candy Bars. 247836 Nov. 18 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

TAKE & BAKE THANKSGIVING PIES

Make 3 holiday pies & have one less thing to do Thanksgiving morning. Menu: Maple Bourbon Sweet Potato, French Apple & Cranberry Pear. 247009 Nov. 21 ● Tue., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Natalie Nowak

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Menu: Pink Peppercorn & Cherry Truffles, Triple Citrus Truffles, Irish Coffee Truffles, Honey Walnut Baklava Truffles & Chocolate Cognac Truffles. 246922 Nov. 30 ● Thu., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY BAKING

Impress your holiday guests with gorgeous & mouthwatering baked goods. Menu: Parmesan & Herb Star Bread, Cinnamon Walnut Povitica, Hazelnut Crusted Chocolate Tart, Raspberry Swirl Sweet Rolls & Chocolate Baklava. 246919 Dec. 2 ● Sat., 8 a.m.-noon ● $70 ($54 Resident) ● Expo ● Nancy Schacht

EASY HOLIDAY DISHES

Invigorate your senses with these simple, healthy dishes for the holidays. Menu: Roasted Potatoes with Green Sauce, Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts, Balsamic Roasted Shallots, Warm Winter Cabbage Salad, Celeriac Puree & Chicken Gratin with Cheese Custard. 246920 Dec. 7 ● Thu., 6-9 p.m. ● Expo ● James Lesley

COOKING BASICS: GET SAUCY

Get an overview of classic & new age sauces & add a few favorites to your culinary repertoire. Menu: Aged Gouda, Bacon & Roasted Tomato Mac & Cheese, Poached Eggs with Roasted Asparagus & Hollandaise, Vegetable “Noodles” with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce, Tropical Fruit with Caramel Sauce. 246785 Dec. 8 ● Fri., 6-9 p.m. ● Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks HOLIDAY COOKIES Bake a collection of classic & unique

WINE TASTING

holiday cookies. Cooking experience

Ages 21 & older

required. Bring a container. 246940 Dec. 9 ● Sat., ● $70

8 a.m.-noon

($54 Resident)

● Expo ● Katie

McDonald & Natalie Nowak

GLUTEN FREE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Transform your gluten free menus for holiday parties. Come learn great tips & tricks for gluten free baking. Menu: Almond Lace Wafers with Kahlua Ganache, Raspberry Linzer Bars, Roasted Tomato & Rosemary Wreath, Mocha Chip Biscotti & Cranberry Brie Bites. 247025 Dec. 21 ● Fri.,

6-9 p.m.

● Expo ● Maria

Anderson

FRIDAYS UNCORKED ZUMBA SPOOKY SPIRITS Dress up in your favorite fun or spooky costume & come Zumba with glow in the dark necklaces & some refreshing spirits & appetizers. Costume not required. 246937 Oct. 27 ● Fri., ●

6:30-8:30 p.m.

$18

● Wanda

Serino-Washington

HOLIDAY GATHERING MIXOLOGY Unleash your inner bartender & come

● $31 ● ID

($24 Resident) checked prior to class participation.

WINE BASICS

New to wine? Learn the basics of wine tasting, reading a label & how wine is produced. Sip on several wines throughout the class to learn how to analyze & fully enjoy. 247034 Oct. 5 ● Thu.,

6:30-8 p.m.

● Expo ● Katie

McDonald

GATEWAY TO THE ROCKIES WINE TASTING

Tasting wines & cheeses is a great way to start an evening of art. Come learn about pairing whites, rosé & sparkling wines with various cheeses. Then tour the Gateway to the Rockies Art Show for free. 247826 Oct. 13 247820 Oct. 20 ● Fri.,

6-6:45 p.m. History Museum ● Katie McDonald ● Aurora

WILLIAMETTE VALLEY WINES

Learn about this Oregon valley & the beautiful wines it produces. It is known for its delicate Pinot Noirs & Pinot Gris. Taste these & more while learning about this distinctive wine producing region. 246916 Nov. 1 ● Wed.,

6:30-8 p.m.

● Expo ● Katie

McDonald

LOIRE VALLEY WINES

with Snacks of Pretzels & Peanuts.

Follow the Loire River from Nantes to Nevers & taste along the way. Discover reds & whites from this region of France. Taste Chinon (Cabernet Franc), Sancerre (Sauvignon Blanc), Vouvray (Chenin Blanc), Muscadet (Melon de Bourgogne) & Crémant (Sparkling Wine).

246806 Nov. 17

247035 Dec. 14

● Fri.,

● Thu.,

learn the basics of how to make a great cocktail. Drink Menu: Planter’s Punch, Cranberry Punch Pizzazz & Holiday Cosmopolitan. Appetizer Menu: Almond Bacon Cheese Crostini

6-8 p.m.

● Expo

● $35 ● Brian

6:30-8 p.m.

Kempf

● Katie

McDonald

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dance | cultural services ADULT DANCE Ages 18 & older

ADULT BEGINNING TAP

Introduction of beginner, basic tap steps. 246294 Aug. 29-Oct. 17 246293 Oct. 31-Dec. 12* ● Tue., 6:15-7:15 p.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) ● $77 ($58 Resident)* ● Meadow Hills

ADULT INTERMEDIATE TAP

At least one session of Beg. Tap for Adults or prior tap experience is prerequisite for registering for this class. 246307 Aug. 28-Oct. 16 248090 Oct. 30-Dec. 11 ● Mon., 6:45-7:45 p.m. ● $77 ($58 Resident) ● ACAA ● No class Sept. 4

ADULT BEGINNING BELLY DANCE

Develop core strength through the beautiful, ancient art of belly dance. 246288 Aug. 29-Oct. 17 246287 Oct. 31-Dec. 12* ● Tue., 7:15-8:15 p.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) ● $77 ($58 Resident)* ● Meadow Hills

ADULT BEGINNING BALLET

Introduction of ballet positions & steps including barre work, combinations in the center & across the floor. 246291 Sept. 1-Oct. 20 246290 Nov. 3-Dec. 15* ● Fri., 6:15-7:15 p.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) ● $66 ($51 Resident)* ● Meadow Hills ● No class Nov. 24

ADULT INTERMEDIATE BALLET

A continuation of your ballet education. 246310 Aug. 30-Oct. 18 246309 Nov. 1-Dec. 13* ● Wed., 6-7 p.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) ● $66 ($51 Resident)* ● Meadowood ● No class Nov. 22

ADULT BEGINNING CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary dance is a more relaxed, grounded, free style of dance in which choreographers use emotions & moods to design their own steps. 246303 Aug. 30-Oct. 18 246302 Nov. 1-Dec. 13* ● Wed., 7-8 p.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) ● $66 ($51 Resident)* ● Meadowood ● No class Nov. 22

ADULT BURLESQUE DANCE

This beautiful & sultry form of dance is also a workout. Grab your girlfriends & express yourselves as the gorgeous women you are! 246300 Sept. 1-Oct. 20 246299 Nov. 3-Dec. 15* ● Fri., 7:15-8:15 p.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) ● $66 ($51 Resident)* ● Meadow Hills ● No class Nov. 24

BALLROOM

Catch the ballroom dance craze! Prices are per couple. Couples only. 246313 Foxtrot Oct. 2 & 9 246315 Swing Oct. 16 & 30 246312 Mambo Nov. 6 & 13 246316 Tango Nov. 27 & Dec. 4 246314 Sample Them All Oct. 2-Dec. 4* ● Mon., 7-9 p.m. ● $43 ($33 Resident) ● $124 ($104 Resident)* ● Expo ● No class Oct. 23 or Nov. 20

LATIN BALLROOM

Bring out your Latin spicy side with this fun ballroom series that will get your hips moving & put some pep in your step. Prices are per couple. Couples only. 246335 Cha Cha Oct. 5-Nov. 20 246336 Samba Nov. 9-Dec. 7 246337 Sample Them All Oct. 5-Dec. 7* ● Thu., 7:30-8:30 p.m. ● $43 ($33 Resident) ● $85 ($65 Resident)* ● Expo ● No class Oct. 26 or Nov. 23

KIDS DANCE

Please also see more Dance offerings in our 9-Month Continuous Dance Program on our website at AuroraGov. org/Dance.

BALLET

Ballet focuses on alignment, stretching, strengthening muscles, proper technique & form.

PARENT-TOT DANCE Ages 2-3 with parent

Parents are active participants! 246343 Aug. 29-Oct. 17 246342 Oct. 31-Dec. 12* ● Tue., 10-10:30 a.m. ● $70 ($50 Resident) ● $60 ($45 Resident)* ● Meadowood

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dance | cultural services TIPPY TOES

HIP HOP

Age 3

246346 Aug. 31-Oct. 19 246345 Nov. 2-Dec. 14* ● Thu., ● Beck

3:45-4:30 p.m.

246351 Sept. 1-Oct. 20 246349 Nov. 3-Dec. 15* ● Fri.,

9:15-10 a.m. ● Meadowood 246354 Sept. 2-Oct. 21 246353 Nov. 4-Dec. 16* ● Sat., 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. ● Village Green 246350 Sept. 2-Oct. 21 246348 Nov. 4-Dec. 16* ● Sat., 9:30-10:15 a.m. ● Meadowood ● $75 ($59 Resident) ● $57 ($45 Resident)* ● No class Nov. 23, 24, 25

CREATIVE DANCE

Ages 3-4

Skills are geared toward preschoolers. 246322 Aug. 31-Oct. 19 246321 Nov. 2-Dec. 14* ● Thu., 10-10:45 a.m. ● $75 ($59 Resident) ● $57 ($45 Resident)* ● Meadowood ● No class Nov. 24

KINDERDANCE

Ages 4-6

246328 Aug. 31-Oct. 19 246327 Nov. 2-Dec. 14* ● Thu., ● Beck

4:30-5:15 p.m.

246333 Sept. 1-Oct. 20 246331 Nov. 3-Dec. 15* ● Fri.,

10-10:45 a.m.

● Meadowood

246332 Sept. 2-Oct. 21 246330 Nov. 4-Dec. 16* ● Sat.,

10:15-11 a.m.

● Meadowood ● $75

($59 Resident) ($45 Resident)* ● No class Nov. 23, 24, 25 ● $57

BEGINNING BALLET

Ages 7-11

246319 Sept. 10-Oct. 15 246318 Oct. 29-Dec. 10 ● Sun.,

1-2 p.m. ● Meadowood 248241 Aug. 30-Oct. 18* 248242 Nov. 1-Dec. 13 ● Wed., 4:30-5:30 p.m. ● Meadow Hills $66 ($51 Resident) $87 ($67 Resident)* ● No class Nov. 22 & 26

Explore current hip hop choreography with a wide range of styles including warmup, across the floor, dance combinations, stalls, breaking & locking & popping.

INTRO TO HIP HOP

Ages 4-6

246325 Sept. 2-Oct. 21 246324 Nov. 4-Dec. 16* ● Sat.,

11-11:45 a.m. ($59 Resident) ● $57 ($45 Resident)* ● Meadowood ● No class Nov. 25 ● $75

BEGINNING HIP HOP

Ages 7-11

248245 Aug. 29-Oct. 17 248246 Oct. 31-Dec.12* ● Tue., ● Beck

4:45-5:45 p.m.

248247 Sept. 1-Oct. 20 248248 Nov. 3-Dec. 15** ● Fri.,

6-7 p.m.

● Meadowood ● $87

($67 Resident) ($58 Resident)* ● $66 ($51 Resident)** ● No class Nov. 24 ● $77

TEEN HIP HOP

Ages 11-16

248249 Aug. 29-Oct. 17 248250 Oct. 31-Dec.12* ● Tue.,

5:45-6:45 p.m. ($67 Resident) ● $77 ($58 Resident)* ● Beck ● $87

LI’L KIDS TAP

Ages 6-10

Improve coordination & rhythm while getting a fun introduction of basic tap steps. 246340 Sept. 2-Oct. 21 246339 Nov. 4-Dec. 16* ● Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) ● $66 ($51 Resident)* ● Meadowood ● No class Nov. 25

POMS & CHEERLEADING

Ages 7-11

Show your spirit! This class is an introduction to poms dance & cheerleading skills. 248251 Sept. 2-Oct. 21 248252 Nov. 4-Dec. 16* ● Sat., 10:30-11:30 a.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) ● $66 ($51 Resident)* ● Village Green ● No class Nov. 25

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dogs | howling good time DOG TRAINING Ages 16 & older

BEGINNING DOG TRAINING

Dogs 5 months & older. Have the dog you want to live with! Teach the six basic commands (heel, sit, down, come, stand & stay), good manners & work on behavioral problems. Do not bring dog to first class. No chain or retractable leashes. Bring proof of shots to first class. 248262 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 ● Tue., 6-7 p.m. ● $109 ($89 Resident) ● Beck ● Dirza Dittberner

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN I

For puppies 9-weeks to 5-months-old. Start shaping your puppy for a lifetime of good manners. This class emphasizes socialization & training basic skills. Do not bring dog to first class. No chain or retractable leashes. Bring proof of shots to first class. 248264 Sept. 7-Oct. 12 ● Thu., 6-7 p.m. ● $109 ($89 Resident) ● Beck ● Dirza Dittberner

PRIVATE BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION TRAINING

Does your dog need a little one-on-one training? Private dog training lessons may be just what you are looking for. Call 303.326.8630 for more information.

fifty plus | for active living WELCOME TO ACAA PROGRAMS

Aurora Center for Active Adults (ACAA) is open to all adults. Mon.-Thu., 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or at the conclusion of scheduled activities. Sept. 4, Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 23 closed Nov. 24, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

RENTALS

The ACAA is a great place to host your next event! The center features two, 100-person seating rooms, one with a stage, stage lighting, a PA system, full kitchen and a lobby reception entrance. For more information or rates, visit the center during business hours or call 303.739.7951.

NEW LOOK COMING!

Beginning in the winter Aurora Recreation Guide, some of your favorite Fifty Plus programs will be found in these new sections: ● Crafts ● Excursions (all Day Trips, Dining Adventures, Extended Travel) ● Fitness & Wellness ● Lifetime Learning Brain Boosters & More Computers Language classes Wills & Trusts ● Outdoor Recreation Hiking Trips ● Senior Services AARP Caregiver Support VOA Lunch Program VNA Health Clinics

FALL QUILT SALE ● Thu.,

Oct. 5, noon-6 p.m. Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ● Sat. Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Beautiful homemade quilts made by talented members of the ACAA Quilting Bee volunteer group. Proceeds benefit special projects at the ACAA. Call for more information 303.739.7950. ● Fri.,

WELCOME COFFEE 246660 Sept. 29 ● Fri.,

9:30 a.m.

KNITTER & CROCHETERS

Aurora Community Knitters & Crocheters Socialize & make garments for charities. ● ACAA ● 2nd Tue., 7-8:30 p.m. ● Aurora History Museum ● Every Wed., 1-3 p.m.

QUILT BEE VOLUNTEERS Handmade Quilts ● Every

Wed., 1-3 p.m.

RED HAT CRAFTERS ● Every

Tue., 9-11 a.m.

WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP

Come, join other writers dedicated to supporting, encouraging & helping each other reach their writing goals. ● Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17 ● Fri., 1-3 p.m.

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fifty plus | for active living ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS *Request Supply List at Registration

ART OF WRITING

Explore writing strategies & sharpen your creative writing skills. 246565 Oct. 12-Nov. 2 ● Thu., 1-3 p.m. ● $33 ($25 Resident) ● Carol Justman

COLOR PENCIL TECHNIQUE*

Study the principles of color pencil. Classes are beginner-friendly. 246575 Sept. 8-Oct. 13 246576 Oct. 27-Dec. 15 ● Fri., 10 a.m.-noon ● $59 ($45 Resident) ● Paul Birchak ● No class Nov. 10 & 24

DRAWING*

Learn how to draw using basic drawing method, measurement, basic volumes, rendering light & showdown using paper, graphite pencil & eraser. 246604 Sept. 8-Oct. 13 246605 Oct. 27-Dec. 15 ● Fri., 1-3 p.m. ● $59 ($45 Resident) ● Paul Birchak ● No class Nov. 10 & 24

MIXED MEDIA*

Enjoy creative experimentation using mixed media’s while trying new & varied techniques. Students may work in their favorite media. 247616 Sept. 7-Oct. 12 247617 Oct. 26-Dec. 7 ● Thu., 1-3 p.m. ● $59 ($45 Resident) ● Paul Birchak ● No class Nov. 23

WATERCOLOR*

Unlock the mystery of color when mixed with water. 246656 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 246657 Oct. 31-Dec. 12 ● Tue., 9:30-11:30 a.m. 246658 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 246659 Oct. 31-Dec. 12 ● Tue., 12:30-2:30 p.m. ● $59 ($45 Resident) ● Penny Lager ● No class Nov. 21

CRAFTS & HOBBIES CROCHET & KNITTING

Ages 16 & older

Anyone can earn to knit or crochet. You can too! Class covers basic & advanced skills. Pattern reading & finishing. Bring a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. Crochet: bring H-8 aluminum hook. Knitters: bring 10-inch size #8 needles. ● $62 ($48 Resident) ● No class Nov. 23 246558 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 246559 Oct. 30-Dec. 4 ● Mon., 9:30-11:30 a.m. ● ACAA 246560 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 246561 Oct. 31-Dec. 5 ● Tue., 6-8 p.m. ● ACAA 246563 Sept. 14-Oct. 19 246564 Nov. 2-Dec. 14 ● Thu., 6:30-8:30 p.m. ● Meadowood

DIGITAL CAMERAS

Learn how to utilize all the functions of your digital camera, taking better pictures, downloading photos, files & folders, scanning & more. 246593 Sept. 21-Oct. 12 ● Thu., 1-3 p.m. ● $59 ($45 Resident)

METAL ARTS

Learn about metals, how they are mined & used. Students will then make a metal work of art. Supplies are included in fee. Instruction by Don Norris. Rock Wraps

Make a simple pendant or necklace using wires, stones & copyrighted Rock Wraps. 246623 Sept. 18 ● Mon., 1-4 p.m. ● $55 ($42 Resident) Pine Needle Casting

Cast a pure silver pendant using nature to help configure your one-of-a-kind design! 246622 Oct. 16 ● Mon., 1-4 p.m. ● $64 ($49 Resident) Pewter Casting

Cast your own pewter hummingbird & flower or rose & butterfly. 246621 Nov. 13 ● Mon., 1-4 p.m. ● $55 ($42 Resident)

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fifty plus | for active living RUBBER STAMPING

PAINTING SILK SCARVES

Spend the afternoon making cards or scrapbooking. Use our supplies while being creative. No instruction, volunteers are available for assistance. 247640 Sept. 26 247641 Oct. 24 247642 Nov. 28 ● Tue., 1-3 p.m. ● $5 ($3 Resident)

Have fun painting & creating your own hand painted silk scarf. 247620 Sept. 14 247621 Nov. 9 247622 Dec. 7 ● Thu., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ● $35 ($27 Resident) ● Rae Richey ● Supplies included in fee

SIMPLE JEWELRY *

Learn an art that lasts a lifetime & create beautiful pieces. Learn & develop your skills as you work on a different quilt block & technique each month. You will soon have a quilt ready to finish. Join the class at any month. Supply list provided with registration.

Learn techniques to make your own jewelry. Instruction will include the correct way to string & weave the beads to create jewelry for yourself or gifts. 247619 Sept. 25-Oct. 9 ● Mon., 1-3 p.m. ● $39 ($30 Resident) ● Nancy Noah

JAPANESE BUNKA *

This needlework art form is completed with a punch needle & a unique thread from Japan. Kit needs to be ordered prior to class. Call for information. 246612 Sept. 5-26 246613 Oct. 3-31 246614 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., 10 a.m.-noon ● $13 ($10 Resident) ● Pat Ritchie

THE BUNKA BUNCH

If you can’t make every class, just drop in. $3/session if not enrolled.

QUILTING*

Monday Quilt Block 246628 Sept. 11 246629 Oct. 2 246630 Nov. 6 ● Mon., ● $16

1-4 p.m. ($12 Resident)

Saturday Quilt Block 246632 Sept. 9 246633 Oct. 7 246634 Nov. 4 ● Sat., ● $16

9 a.m.-noon ($12 Resident)

UFO Quilt Class 246635 Oct. 7 ● Sat., ● $13

12:30–3 p.m. ($10 Resident)

Quilt for the Day

Join in on the fun making a simple project in this all day class. 246631 Oct. 21 ● Sat., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. ● $27 ($21 Resident) ● Diane Henderson

BRAIN BOOSTERS ALZHIEMER’S EDUCATION

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association

Recreating Recreation…

one memory at a time

MORNING STAR ADULT DAY PROGRAM

For individuals 55 & older with dementia 1016 Boston St. • Denver, CO 80230 ¶303.326.8320 AuroraGov.org

Accepting: Medicaid/VA/Private Pay

Each month various topics related to Alzheimer’s disease are discussed. Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors 246570 Sept. 7 The Basics, Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s 246571 Oct. 5 Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body: Tips from the Latest Research  246572 Nov. 2 ● Thu., 10-11:30 a.m. ● Rosalyn Reese ● No fee, registration required.

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fifty plus | for active living BRIDGE

INTRO TO LINE DANCE

Carl Dixon will lead you through the intricacy of playing bridge. ● $55 ($42 Resident)

Learn popular basic steps used in line dance.

Bridge Basics

● Thu.,

Bridge is one of the world’s most popular card games. Challenge your mind as you start to learn this game. 247623 Sept. 13-Oct. 18 ● Wed., 10 a.m.-noon ● ACAA 247627 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 ● Mon., 6-8 p.m. ● Meadowood Beyond the Basic

Continue learning the game of bridge to take your level of play beyond the basics. Learn advanced bidding, how to lead, play of the hand & conventions. 247624 Nov. 1-Dec. 13 ● Wed., 10 a.m.-noon ● ACAA ● No class Nov. 23 Bridge for Play

Each week you will play a game of bridge, while being able to ask questions while in play, in order to improve your game. 247630 Oct. 30-Dec. 11 ● Mon., 6-8 p.m. ● Meadowood ● No class Nov. 20 Bidding & Response 1

Learn the basics of bidding, what to lead in trump & no trump. 247637 Sept. 13-Oct. 18 ● Wed., 2-4 p.m. ● ACAA Bidding & Response 2

Continue to learn advanced bidding, responses & conventions. 247638 Nov. 1-Dec. 13 ● Wed., 2-4 p.m. ● ACAA ● $55 ($42 Resident) ● No class Nov. 22 Sign up for both Bidding & Response classes 247639 Session 1 & 2 ● $90

($70 Resident)

LINE DANCE SOCIAL

Enjoy an afternoon of line dancing at the ACAA! Two separate rooms available to accommodate beginners & more advanced dancers. Light refreshments served. Please call 303.739.7950. 247886 Sat., Oct. 28 ● $12 ● Pre-registration

247885 Sept. 14-Nov. 2 ● $42

10:45-11:45 a.m. ($32 Resident)

247887 Nov. 16-Dec. 21 ● Thu.,

10:30-11:45 a.m. ($32 Resident) ● No class Nov. 23 ● $42

MAH JONGG

Learn to play Mah Jongg or refresh your skills. Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy & calculation. It also involves a certain degree of chance. Student may need to purchase annual game card. 246615 Oct. 5-Nov. 9 ● Thu., 1-3 p.m. ● $59 ($45 Resident) ● Karen Willner

SPANISH

Learn Spanish, communicate with new people & strengthen your brain – all at the same time! Purchase required text book at Barnes & Noble or online & bring to the first class. Spanish – Beginner 1 246643 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 246644 Oct. 31-Dec. 5 ● Tue.,

10-11:30 a.m.

Spanish – Beginner 1 246649 Sept. 13-Oct. 18 246650 Nov. 1-Dec. 13 ● Wed., ● No

6-7:30 p.m. Class Nov. 22

Spanish – Beginner 2 246645 Sept. 13-Oct. 18 246646 Nov. 1-Dec. 6 ● Wed.,

12:30-2 p.m.

Spanish – Intermediate 1 246647 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 246648 Oct. 30-Dec. 4 ● Mon.,

10-11:30 a.m.

● ACAA ● $68

($52 Resident)

SENIORS ‘88 FALL VARIETY SHOW

● Fri. & Sat., Oct. 20 & 21 Please call the ACAA at 303.739.7950 for more information regarding show dates & times.

required

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fifty plus | for active living DAY TRIPS DHT: MYSTERY TRIP

247838 Sept. 11 ● Mon., 8

a.m.-5 p.m. ● $87 ($67 Resident) Menu: $8-$15

THE GABRIEL FOUNDATION

247839 Sept. 12 ● Tue., ● $43

8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. ($33 Resident) Menu: $8-$15

ECHO LAKE LODGE & RESTAURANT

247840 Sept. 14 ● Thu., ● $46

9:15 a.m.-4 p.m. ($35 Resident) Menu: $10-15

ELK BUGLING RMNP

247841 Sept. 21 ● Thu.,

1-9 p.m. ● $55 ($42 Resident) Menu: $10-20

DHT: COLORADO WINERY OVERNIGHT TOUR*

247842 Sept. 23 ● Leave

Sat., Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. Return Sun., Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. ● $175 double occupancy; $250 single ● Last day to register/cancel: Aug. 25

ROCKIES VS MIAMI MARLINS*

247843 Sept. 27 ● Wed., 11:30

a.m.-5:30 p.m. ($34 Resident) Menu: $8-$14 ● Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 12 ● $44

PIKES PEAK COG RAILWAY*

247844 Sept. 28 ● Thu.,

8 a.m.-4 p.m. ● $112 ($92 Resident) ● Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 6

THE MUSIC MAN @ CANDLELIGHT THEATER*

247845 Sept. 30 ● Sat.,

11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ($78 Resident) ● Last day to register/cancel: Aug. 28 ● $98

FALL COLORS SCENIC DRIVE ESTES PARK/PEAK TO PEAK HWY

247846 Oct. 2 ● Mon.,

8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 247847 Oct. 3 ● Tue., 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. ● $51 ($39 Resident) Menu: $10-$15

SENIORS ON THE MOVE, GO WHEREVER LIFE TAKES YOU---ON RTD

248270 Sept. 19 247848 Oct. 6 ● Fri.,

● Free

10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

● Pre-registration

required

ARGO GOLD MINE/IDAHO SPRINGS*

247849 Oct. 9 ● Mon.,

8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. ($52 Resident) Menu: $10-$15 ● Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 18 ● $68

RED ROCKS TOUR/GOLDEN

247850 Oct. 10 ● Tue., ● $35

8:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. ($27 Resident) Menu: $10-$15

VEHICLE VAULT/HICKORY PIT*

247851 Oct. 18 ● Wed.,

9:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. ($31 Resident) Menu: $10-$15 ● Last day to register/cancel: Oct. 5 ● $40

ROCK OF AGES @ BOULDER DINNER THEATER*

247852 Oct. 22 ● Sun.,

11 a.m.-5:15 p.m. ($75 Resident) ● Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 13 ● $95

THOMAS & TELLER HOUSE CENTRAL CITY & IDAHO SPRINGS*

247853 Oct. 25 ● Wed.,

8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. ($45 Resident) Menu: $10-$15 ● Last day to register/cancel: Oct. 18 ● $59

DHT: HAUNTED DENVER TOUR

247854 Oct. 26 ● Thu., ● $53

10 a.m.-3 p.m. ($41 Resident) Menu: $9-$15

UNION STATION TOUR*

247855 Nov. 7 ● Tue.,

10:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. ($41 Resident) Menu: $10-$15 ● Last day to register/cancel: Oct. 24 ● $53

MARDI GRAS CASINO

247856 Nov. 13 ● Mon., ● $9

9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ($7 Resident)

ACAA 8 PIN BOWLING TOURNAMENT

247857 Nov. 14 ● Tue.,

noon-3:15 p.m. Resident)

● $27($21

LIFE TIME CANDLES*

247858 Nov. 21 ● Tue.,

10:15 a.m.-3 p.m. ($19 Resident) ● Last day to register/cancel: Nov. 15 ● $25

BASS PRO SHOP/ISLAMORADO FISH & CO

247859 Nov. 28 ● Tue., ● $21

10:15 a.m.-3 p.m. ($16 Resident) Menu: $10-$20

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fifty plus | for active living BROWN PALACE TOUR & TEA* 247860 Nov. 30 ● Tue.,

10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

● $110 ● Last

($92 Resident)

day to register/cancel: Sept. 25

DINING ADVENTURES SEASONS 52

247861 Sept. 7 ● Thu., ● $21

10:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m. ($16 Resident) Menu: $10-$18

CHEESECAKE FACTORY

DAY TRIPPER SOCIAL Fri., Oct. 16 9-11 a.m.

SAVE THE DATE! Pick up the Winter Day Tripper newsletter with detailed information about day trips & extended travel for Winter 2017. The Day Tripper Social gives you the opportunity to meet with friends & make plans over coffee & refreshments provided by Harvard Square.

HIGH COUNTRY HIKES

● $59

Hiking Information: For detailed information about hiking trips see the Day Tripper newsletter or view online at www.AuroraGov.org/Recreation, click on adults 50+. Call 303.739.7957 to have one mailed to you. New hikers are required to fill out a hiking readiness assessment form & return it at least one week prior to your first hike. ● All hikes leave at 7:15 a.m. Return at 5:30 p.m. ● $31 ($24 Resident) ● Min. 10/Max. 13 for all hikes except Diamond Lake and Blue Lake which max. 11. The ACAA is in an equal opportunity service provider and operates under special-use permits from the USDA Forest Service. Arapahoe/Roosevelt, Pike and White River National Forest.

DICICCO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT

247875 Tue., Sept. 5

247862 Sept. 18 ● Mon., ● $21

10:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m. ($16 Resident) Menu: $9-$16

THE BROKER RESTAURANT*

247863 Sept. 25 ● Mon.,

4:15-7:30 p.m. ($85 Resident) ● Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 18 ● $105

HIGH TEA @ THE SWAN HOUSE*

247864 Oct. 6 ● Fri.,

10:15 a.m.-3 p.m. ($49 Resident) ● Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 22 ● $64

THE WINES OF COLORADO*

247865 Oct. 12 ● Thu.,

9:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m. ($45 Resident) Menu: $9-$16 ● Last day to register/cancel: Oct. 5

247866 Nov. 6 ● Mon., 11 ● $20

a.m.-2 p.m. ($15 Resident) Menu: $11-$16

MYSTERY JAPANESE MEAL

247867 Nov. 16 ● Thu., ● $17

11 a.m.-2 p.m. ($13 Resident) Menu: $10-$16

EXTENDED TRAVEL Collette Slide Show

A Collette representative will be doing a free slide show presentation at the Aurora Center for Active Adults on the upcoming extended travel trips. The presentation will be free, but please call 303.739.7950 to register so we know how many people will be in attendance. ● Free; registration required

CHARMING FRENCH CANADA & ALPINE LAKES & SCENIC TRAINS

BLUE LAKE

DIAMOND LAKE

247876 Tue., Sept. 12

PTARMIGAN TRAIL

247877 Tue., Sept. 19

MERIDAN TRAIL

247878 Tue., Sept. 26

FERN LAKE

247879 Tue., Oct. 3

OUZEL FALLS

247880 Tue., Oct. 10

KRUGER ROCK/HERMIT PARK

247881 Tue., Oct. 17

CARPENTER PARK

247882 Tue., Oct. 24

GOLDEN GATE CANYON FRAZER MEADOWS

248291 Aug. 1, 2 p.m.

247883 Tue., Oct. 31

ALASKA & THE YUKON, GERMANY’S ROMANTIC & FAIRY TALE ROAD & PERU: ANCIENT LAND OF MYSTERIES

247874 Tue., Nov. 7

248292 Sept. 19, 2 p.m.

CT @ LITTLE SCRAGGY PEAK HIDDEN MESA

247873 Tue., Nov. 14

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fifty plus | for active living FITNESS FALL WELLNESS EXTRAVAGANZA AT THE ACAA

Expand your fitness Horizons! Enjoy free class demonstrations, recharge with healthy refreshments, visit with sponsors who have great giveaways & enter to win great prizes! ● Sept. 17 ● Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. ● Free

STAY SHARP, MOVE SMART

Presented by Meredith Roberts

Better balance & body control for the active adult. Unsteady on your feet? Difficulty walking over pavement & grass? Fearful of falling? Worried about becoming forgetful or developing dementia? That’s ok, you are not alone & there is something you can do about it! 248277 Sept. 15 ● Fri., 10-11 a.m. ● Free, Pre-registration required.

WALKTOBER

The ACAA will be teaming up with the Henrietta, NY recreation center this fall for our Walktober event. We will be having a six-week walking challenge where we will walk from Aurora, CO to Henrietta, NY sightseeing along the way & stopping at points of interest! Each participant will receive a pedometer to track their progress as well. 247786 Oct. 2-Nov. 10 ● $7 ($5 Resident) ● Pre-registration required.

SUCCESSFUL JOINT REPLACEMENT

Sponsored by St. Andrew’s Village

Sean Cook, Doctor of Physical Therapy, shares strategies you can use before joint replacement to ensure the best outcome for your joint replacement & overall health. 248276 Tue., Oct. 17 ● Tue., 10-11 a.m. ● Free, Pre-registration required.

MONSTER MASH

No tricks, all treats here for the Halloween Monster Mash. If your dance moves are scary don’t worry! Come get some exercise, dance & laugh as we learn the dance moves to Michael Jackson’s Thriller! 247672 Oct. 27 ● Fri., noon-2 p.m. ● Room 105 ● Drop-in fee, pre-registration required

YOGA FOR ARTHRITIS & BACK CARE This mat yoga class offers gentle, mindful movement to ease muscular tension & reduce joint stiffness & other chronic pain & discomfort. Intended to promote overall well-being with practices to calm the mind, improve posture & balance, increase flexibility & build strength, this class is suitable for anyone who prefers a relaxed pace & a quiet, mindful yoga practice. 247890 Sept. 5-26 247891 Oct. 3-31 247892 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., ● $33

10:15-11:15 a.m.

($25 Resident)

● ACAA

SPECIALTY FITNESS CLASSES ADVANCED TAI CHI CHU’UAN 247662 Sept. 1-Dec. 29 ● Fri.,

8:30-9:15 a.m.

● $140

($120 Resident)

● ACAA

BASIC TAI CHI CHU’UAN 247663 Sept. 1-Dec. 29 ● Fri.,

9:30-10:15 a.m.

● $140

($120 Resident)

● ACAA

INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CHU’UAN 244886 Sept. 5-Dec. 26 ● Tue.,

4:15-5:15 p.m.

● $100

($80 Resident)

● ACAA

BEGINNING PILATES 247667 Sept. 7-28 247666 Oct. 5-26 247665 Nov. 2-30 ● Thu., ● $33

10:15-11:15 a.m.

($25 Resident)

● ACAA

HATHA YOGA 247671 Sept. 11-25* 247670 Oct. 2-30 247669 Nov. 6-27 ● Mon.,

9:15-10:45 a.m.

● $48

($36 Resident)

● $36

($28 Resident)*

● Smoky

Hill Library

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fifty plus | for active living WEIGHT & EXERCISE ROOM HOURS

ACAA DROP-IN & ACTIVITY PASS Includes use of: ●

Weight & Exercise Room featuring weights, treadmills, NuStep, the Wave, bikes, stepper & elliptical machines. Free orientation required before first visit.

Drop-in Fitness Classes

Billiards

● Mon.-Thu., ● Fri.,

7 a.m.-8 p.m.

7 a.m.-5 p.m.

● Sat.,

8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Free weight room orientations by appointment.

DROP-IN FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE ADULTS 18 & OLDER

Pay Drop-in Fee or Purchase Activity Pass Free if you swipe your SilverSneakers® or SilverFit membership card. See the Fit & Well newsletter for complete class descriptions. Pick up at ACAA or online at www.AuroraGov.org/Recreation, adults 50+. Class

Day Time

Rm./Location

BELLY DANCE

Tue.

3-4 p.m.

Rm. 103

12:30-1:25 p.m.

Rm. 103

BETTER BALANCE & STRENGTH-BEG. M/W CIRCUIT TRAINING

T/Th

4-5 p.m.

Weight Rm.

CORE & BACK

Mon.

10:15-11 a.m.

Rm. 105

GOLDEN BARRE

Fri. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Rm. 103

ESSENTRICS T/Th 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Rm. 103 & 105

LINE DANCE -BEGINNER I

Thu.

noon-1 p.m.

Rm. 105

LINE DANCE -BEGINNER II

Wed.

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Rm. 105

LINE DANCE -INTERMEDIATE

Wed.

1:45-2:45 p.m.

Rm. 105

DANCE, DRUM & JAM

Mon.

10:15-11 a.m.

Rm. 103

SILVERSNEAKERS® (SS) SS CLASSIC

Mon.

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Rm. 111

SS CLASSIC

W/F

10:15-11:15 a.m.

Rm. 105

SS CLASSIC

M/W/F

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Rm. 105 & 111

SS CIRCUIT

T/Th

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Rm. 105

QI GONG

Tue.

10:15-11:15 a.m.

Rm. 103

STRENGTH TRAINING

M/W/F

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Weight Rm.

STRENGTH TRAINING

M/W

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Weight Rm.

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS

M/W/F

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Rm. 105

TOTAL FITNESS

M/W/F

8-9 a.m.

Rm. 105

TOTAL FITNESS

M-F

9-10 a.m.

Rm. 105

TOTAL FITNESS

Sat.

10:15-11:15 a.m.

Rm. 105

YOGA - GENTLE & MINDFUL

Sat.

9-10 a.m.

Rm. 103

YOGA -CHAIR

T/Th

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Rm. 103

YOGA -CHAIR

M/W

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Rm. 103

YOGA FOR FLEXIBILITY & BALANCE Mon.

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Rm. 103 Rm. 103

YOGA STRETCH & BALANCE

Wed.

10-11 a.m.

ZUMBA®

Mon.

5:30-6:20 p.m.

Rm. 105

ZUMBA® & TONING

Wed.

5:30-6:45 p.m.

Rm. 105

GLOBAL ZUMBA®

Fri.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Rm. 111

ZUMBA CIRCUIT

Thu. 5:15-6:15 p.m. Rm. 105

ZUMBA STEP®

Tue.

5:30-6:15 p.m.

Rm. 105

ZUMBA GOLD-BEGINNERS

Wed.

9:05-9:50 a.m.

Rm. 103

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fifty plus | for active living FUN & INFORMATIVE

SERVICES

BINGO

AARP – SAFE DRIVING COURSE

● Every

Thu., 12:30-2 p.m.

● Sept.

1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3

PINOCHLE

● Fri.,

COFFEE WITH A COP

COMMODITIES

● Drop-in

Wednesday & Friday 1-3 p.m.

Join Aurora’s Senior Resource Officer, Jim Seneca, for a cup of “joe”. Learn valuable safety tips & the latest on crimes targeting older adults in Aurora. 246609 Oct. 25 ● Wed.,

10-11 a.m. ● No fee, registration required.

MEDICARE BENEFITS

Each month a new topic concerning Medicare Benefits will be presented. Updates to Medicare Part D 246618 Sept. 14

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

● 1.888.227.7669/register

Rocky Mountain Food Bank ● 1st

Tue. of month, 9-11 a.m.

● 720.473.6323/info

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP ● 2nd

Fri., 1:30-3:30 p.m.

● Morning

Star

● 303.326.8323/register

LOW VISION SUPPORT Colorado Council of the Blind ● Sept.

18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20

Will have ability to review various plans Part D & pre-enroll.

● Mon.,

10 a.m.

246617 Oct. 12

MEDICARE COUNSELING BY S.H.I.P.

Enrollment Part D

Medicare Advantage & Open Enrollment

Great time to learn about advantage plans & Medigap before open enrollment.

● 303.831.0117/info

By appointment at the ACAA ● 720.321.8850/appt.

246619 Nov. 9

POLICE ACADEMY

Medicare 101

● September

247643 Dec. 14

● 303.739.6346/register

● Thu., ● No

10-11:30 a.m. fee, registration required.

SOCIAL SECURITY

Join a Social Security Administration Public Affairs Specialist, for an informational session on Social Security benefits. Program set to include information on the application process, including availability of online services & other topics. 246641 Sept. 21 ● Thu., ● No

10-11:30 a.m. fee, registration required.

WILLS, TRUSTS & POWER OF ATTORNEY

SENIOR RESOURCES This service connects seniors to needed resources. Call Senior Solutions at 303.426.4408

VOA LUNCH PROGRAM Hot meals served to seniors 60+ by the Volunteers of America. ● Mon.-Thu., ● Donations

Sept. 11 & 25 Oct. 9 & 23 Nov. 13 & 27

Find out what you need to know. Lots of time for questions & answers!

● Mon.,

246663 Oct. 11 246664 Nov. 8 ● Wed., ● $7

10 a.m.-noon ($5 Resident)

11:45 a.m. requested

VNA HEALTH CLINICS

Presented by Wayne Stewart, Elder Law Attorney

246662 Sept. 13

class

● To

9 a.m.-noon

schedule an appointment, call VNA,

303.698.6496

FLU SHOT CLINIC ● Oct.

23, 12:30-1 p.m.

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fitness services | wellness APPOINTMENTS MON-SAT

Therapeutic

Massage & Reflexology

Relieve stress & speed up the healing process.

ACAA 303.739.7950 ● BECK 303.739.6888

MASSAGE 1st time clients: 60 min. $45 1st time clients: 90 min. $67.50 30 min. $37 60 min. $52 90 min. $75 Massage Packages 3 Pack ● $141** 5 Pack ● $225**

REFLEXOLOGY (ACAA ONLY) 1st time clients: 60 min. $34 30 min. $25 60 min. $40 90 min. $60 Reflexology Packages (ACAA ONLY) 3 Pack (180 min.) ● $108**

BECK 800 Telluride St. Aurora, CO 80011

TRAINER LINE 303.739.6881

INDIVIDUAL*

ACAA 30 Del Mar Circle Aurora, CO 80011

TRAINER LINE 303.739.7958

Work with a Certified Personal Trainer to meet your specific goals & needs. ● $40/Introductory Session (75 min.) Introductory session required before other s essions ● $37/1 session (60 min.) ● $100/3 sessions (180 min.) ● $186/6 sessions (360 min.)

GROUP*

Exercise with friends in a semi-private setting for more accountability & fun with the same specialized attention as an individual session. Group size is 2-4 people ● $36 per person/Introductory Session (75 min.) Introductory session required before other sessions ● $33 per person/1 session (60 min.) ● $81 per person/3 sessions (180 min.) ● $150 per person/6 sessions (360 min.)

NUTRITION COUNSELING:

5 Pack (300 min.) ● $170** Speciality massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point, hot stone, craniosacral 60 min. $75 **Packages are in 1 hour increments. **Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or a $20 fee will be charged.

FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPY Fascial Stretch Therapy is a full body assisted stretch technique which can help free up your muscles for better performance. 1-hour intro session 1-hour session ½-hour session 3 pack 1-hour session 5 pack 1-hour session

PERSONAL TRAINING PACKAGES

$50 $60 $42 $160 $225

Reservation required. Call for more information 303.739.7950. **Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or a $20 fee will be charged.

Our certified nutritionists will work with you to create an individualized nutrition program that will guide you to your goals. ● $45/1 session (60 min.) ● $120/3 sessions (180 min.) ● $225/6 sessions (360 min.)

JUMP START WEIGHT MANAGEMENT COACHING

Learn the basics of nutrition & form a foundation for healthy living with this introduction to wellness/weight management coaching. ● 2 in-person coaching sessions (60 min. each) ● 2 follow-up phone sessions (30 min. each) ● $100/month

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT HEALTHY LIVING

In addition to forming a nutritional foundation for healthy living, this program is tailored to meet your specific needs to implement a healthier lifestyle & achieve your personal goals. Designed to keep you accountable & on-track to achieve the lifestyle you desire. ● 6 in-person coaching sessions (60 min. each) ● 6 follow-up phone sessions (30 min. each) ● Package (3 months): $275 Cancellations for all training & nutrition must be made 24 hours in advance or forfeit a session.

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fitness services | wellness BECK RECREATION CENTER 303.739.6888

800 Telluride St., Aurora 80011

DAILY DROP-IN RATES Youth (2-17): $3 Young Adult (18-26): $3.50 Adult (27-61): $5 Senior (62+): $3.50 Aurora’s full service recreation center! Your drop-in fee or membership at Beck center includes unlimited use of: ●

25-yard indoor swimming pool

14-person hot tub

Weight training area

Full-size gymnasium

Cardiovascular equipment

Group fitness classes

4 racquetball courts

To view Beck drop-in fitness classes & information, visit www.AuroraGov.org/ Recreation, click on the fitness tab, then click on the Beck drop-in fitness schedule.

BECK CENTER HOURS OF OPERATION Mon.-Thu., 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri., 5:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAM

Discounted memberships available for up to 50% for participating businesses.

FACILITY RENTALS

The Beck Center features a 400-person banquet room with attached kitchen. A multi-use conference room, full-size gymnasium & pool facilities are also for rent. For more information, rates, or to schedule a visit, call 303.739.6889.

BECK CENTER HOLIDAY HOURS Labor Day ● 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 23 ● 7 a.m.-noon Nov. 24 ● 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

EXPO RECREATION CENTER 303.326.8630

Offers drop-in fitness & group classes. Your drop-in fee or membership at Expo Center includes unlimited use of: ● Cardio equipment ● Strength training machines ● Weight training area ● Group fitness classes* *Additional fees for specialty classes. HOURS

Mon.-Thu., 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

DROP-IN FITNESS

equipment. This service is free & included

Included in your drop-in fee, no extra charge. Cardio Strength: Mon./Wed., 7-8 p.m. Tue./Thu., 8:15-9:15 a.m. Essentrics: Mon., noon-1 p.m. Zumba: Tue./Thu., 6:30-7:30 p.m.

with your admission fee, please register

Weight Room Orientation:

at least one day in advance. To schedule

Mon./Wed., 6-7 p.m.

Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

WEIGHT ROOM ORIENTATION Staff instructs you on the proper use of

your orientation time or for special

HATHA YOGA WITH NELLIE

accommodations, call 303.739.6888.

$100/10 punch card $50/5 punch car ● $12 drop-in Enjoy Nellie’s extended format that leaves you relaxed, flexible, strengthened & energized. Stress reduction & breathing techniques are used for total wellness. ● Wed., 9-10:30 a.m. ●

OPEN GYM - BASKETBALL Mon./Wed., 3-5 p.m. Fri., 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sun., 8-10 a.m. Additional days & times may be available, call 303.739.6888.

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fitness | it’s good for you BALANCED BODY BARRE FITNESS

MAINTAIN DON’T GAIN

Ages 16 & older

Ages 14 & older

Sculpt, slim & stretch your entire body through this energizing & targeted workout. Choreographed moves & upbeat music motivate you as you work at the barre & center floor using small balls & bands. Combines elements of Pilates, dance, yoga & functional training. Emphasis on form, posture, alignment-& FUN! ● Call Valerie for more information at 303.913.2316. 246363 Sept. 9-30 246364 Oct. 7-21* 246365 Nov. 4-18* ● Sat., 8:30-9:30 a.m. ● $32 ● $24* ● Drop-in: $10/class (if space is available) ● Village Green

In partners maintain your total weight for six weeks during the holidays. The goal is not to gain any weight as a pair. For example, if partner 1 gains 5 pounds, then partner 2 must lose 5 pounds to maintain the total weight for the pair. Initial weigh-ins will occur (upon appointment) Nov. 13-17, & final weigh-ins (upon appointment) Jan. 2-5. All participants who maintain their weight in pairs will get a prize. Register individually. If you know who you want to be in a pair with call 303.739.6891, otherwise you will be assigned a partner. Also call 303.739.6891 to schedule an appointment to be weighed.

ESSENTRICS

Ages 14 & older

247743 Nov. 13-Jan. 5 ● $5

per person

● Beck

BEGINNING YOGA

A completely original workout that draws on the flowing movements of Tai Chi which create health & balance, the strengthening theories behind ballet which create long, lean, flexible muscles & the healing principles of physiotherapy which create a pain-free body. 246407 Sept. 5-26 246408 Oct. 3-31 246409 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., 9:30-10:30 a.m. 246404 Sept. 7-28 246405 Oct. 5-26 246406 Nov. 2-30 ● Thu., 9:30-10:30 a.m. ● $21 ($16 Resident) ● Meadow Hills ● No class Nov. 23

Ages 16 & older

JACKI SORENSEN’S AEROBIC DANCE

Elevation Church

Ages 14 & older

246367 Sept. 11-25*

Join one of the FIRST dance exercise programs! Move to upbeat, motivating music in this get-it-all-together format combining core work, stretching, strength training & aerobic exercise. A total body workout in just one hour! ● First class free for new students. Call Valerie for class information at 303.913.2316. 246410 Sept. 11-Dec. 6 ● Mon. & Wed., 6:15-7:15 p.m. ● $154 (2x/wk.) ● $99 (1x/wk.) ● Virginia Court Elementary

246368 Oct. 2-30

Easy-to-Learn yoga movements that improve flexibility, posture & strength. Good for chronic back pain, pre/post pregnancy or injury recovery. ● $26 ($20 Resident) ● $20 ($15 Resident)* Meadwood 246381 Sept. 11-25* 246382 Oct. 2-30 246383 Nov. 6-27 ● Mon.,

9:30-10:30 a.m.

246384 Sept. 6-27 246385 Oct. 4-25 246386 Nov. 1-29 ● Wed.,

9:30-10:30 a.m.

246369 Nov. 6-27 ● Mon.,

6:30-7:30 p.m.

Meadow Hills 246377 Sept. 6-27 246378 Oct. 4-25 246379 Nov. 1-29 ● Wed.,

6:30-7:30 p.m.

246374 Sept. 3-24 246375 Oct. 1-29 246376 Nov. 5-26 ● Sun.,

10-11 a.m.

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fitness | it’s good for you TRX TRAINING CAMP

BOXING--YOUTH

Ages 16 & older

Ages 6 & older

Get fit & build camaraderie in a team using your own bodyweight with the TRX suspension trainer. This semi-private class develops strength, balance, flexibility & core stability simultaneously for a fast & effective total-body workout. Modifications are available for all fitness levels, from athletes to seniors.

Learn basic boxing skills & drills. Develop total body fitness with boxing specific strength & conditioning exercises. You will practice various punches with punching mitts & a heavy bag. 247684 Sept. 5-26 247685 Oct. 3-31 247686 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., 5-5:45 p.m. 247688 Sept. 6-27 247689 Oct. 4-25 247690 Nov. 1-29 ● Wed., 5-5:45 p.m. ● $15 ● Fletcher Community School

246422 Sept. 5-26 246423 Oct. 3-31 246424 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., ● $39

7-8 a.m. ($30 Resident)

246419 Sept. 7-28 246420 Oct. 5-26 246421 Nov. 2-30 ● Thu.,

7-8 a.m. ● $39 ($30 Resident) ● Beck

YOGALATES Ages 14 & older

Tone & sculpt your entire body as you combine yoga & Pilates together. 246426 Sept. 7-28 246427 Oct. 5-26 246428 Nov. 2-30 ● Thu.,

7-8 p.m. ($20 Resident) ● Meadow Hills ● $26

BOXING—ADULT

Ages 18 & older

Learn basic boxing skills & drills. Develop total body fitness with boxing specific strength & conditioning exercises. You will practice various punches with punching mitts & a heavy bag. 247692 Sept. 5-26 247693 Oct. 3-31 247694 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., 6-7 p.m. 247696 Sept. 6-27 247697 Oct. 4-25 247698 Nov. 1-29 ● Wed., 6-7 p.m. ● $15 ● Fletcher Community School

ZUMBA Ages 14 & older

Let the music move you! The Latin rhythm is sure to please, as you dance your way to fitness. ● $20 ($15 Resident) 246430 Sept. 5-26 246431 Oct. 3-31 246432 Nov. 7-28 ● Elevation ● Tue.,

Church 6:30-7:30 p.m.

246437 Sept. 5-26 246438 Oct. 3-31 246439 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue.,

11:15 a.m.-noon

246434 Sept. 7-28 246435 Oct. 5-26 246436 Nov. 2-30 ● Thu.,

11:15 a.m.-noon

● Meadowood

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golf | come see how we roll

AURORA GOLF OFFICE

15151 E Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012, GolfAurora.com Aurora Hills ● 50 S Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80012 ● 303.739.1550 Fitzsimons ● 2323 Scranton St. Aurora, CO 80045 ● 303.326.8455 Meadow Hills ● 3609 S. Dawson St. Aurora CO 80014 ● 303.326.8450 Murphy Creek ● 1700 S Old Tom Morris Rd. Aurora, CO 80018 ● 303.739.1560 Saddle Rock ● 21705 E Arapahoe Rd. Aurora CO 80016 ● 303.326.8460 Springhill ● 800 N. Telluride St. Aurora CO 80011 ● 303.739.6854 (Executive 18)

KIDS GOLF FREE ● 17

& under free with paying adult, $5 per additional kid ● Normal cart fees apply for adults, no cart fees for kids ● Not valid on holidays or for leagues Aurora Hills - Weekends after 2 p.m. Fitzsimons – Daily after 2 p.m. Meadow Hills – Tue.-Sun. after 2 p.m. Murphy Creek – Daily after 2 p.m. Saddle Rock – Mon. & Tue. after 2 p.m. Springhill – Daily after 2 p.m.

JR. PREMIER CARD

Ages 17 & under

Pay $150, we’ll add $50 = $200 of golf fun Juniors can use it for green fees, push carts, range balls & club rentals. Purchase at all six golf courses or online at GolfAurora.com & click on Gift Cards & Premier Cards.

JUNIOR PASS AT MURPHY CREEK

Ages 17 & under

● Monday-Friday

anytime after 1 p.m.

● Sat./Sun./Holidays

AURORA SENIOR AMATEUR AT AURORA HILLS

Ages 50 & older ● Sat./Sun.,

Aug. 5 & 6 a.m. tee time start ● $140 per person includes: green fees, range balls, gift certificates & lunch on Sunday ● Carts extra ● CGA Senior Points event Call 303.739.1550 for information Register online at GolfAurora.com & click on Events & Registration ● 7:30

AURORA AMATEUR AT MEADOW HILLS ● Sat./Sun.,

Sept. 23 & 24 a.m. tee time start ● $145 per person includes: green fees, range balls, gift certificates & lunch on Sunday ● Carts extra ● CGA points event Call 303.326.8450 for information Register online at GolfAurora.com & click on Events & Registration ● 7:30

● $325 ● Unlimited

green fees range balls ● Children 10 & under must be accompanied by adult To purchase call: 303.739.1560 or visit Murphy Creek Golf Shop ● Unlimited

PAR-3 CHALLENGE AT MURPHY CREEK ● 1st

& 3rd Tue. of each month now through Sept. ● 5:30 p.m. shotgun ● $25 per person includes: green fee, cart fee & prizes ● Tavern will offer specials after play Call 303.739.1560 to register

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gymnastics | flip, tumble, roll OPEN GYM AT MEADOWOOD Ages 10 & under

Fun, supervised, open play. Parents must stay with child in the gym. $5/child

MONDAYS 1-2 p.m.

10-Visit Punch card: $39 ● 303.326.8300

TUESDAYS 2-3 p.m.

WEDNESDAYS 1-2 p.m.

FRIDAYS

1-2 p.m. & 6-8 p.m.

GYMNASTICS CLASS DESCRIPTIONS PARENT/TOT

INTERMEDIATE TUMBLING

Walking-2

Ages 7-13

Gymnastics designed for the toddler walking-2 yrs. One child per adult

A step up from Bounce & Tumble, focusing on both back & front tumbling.

GYM KIDS Ages 2-3

Structured introduction to gymnastics. One child per adult.

MINI MITES

ADVANCED TUMBLING

Ages 8-14

For the tumbler who has a round off back handspring on the floor. Students must have completed Intermediate Tumbling.

BEGINNER PARKOUR

Ages 3-4

Ages 6-15

Play-centered skill development drills with focused activities on individual gymnastics.

Learn how to use handstands, cartwheels, & hand plants to create the sport of parkour. Class is designed in a progression & students are required to start at the beginner level.

MIGHTY MITES Ages 4-6

A step up from Mini Mites, kids start to explore basic gymnastics skills.

FAB FIVES Age 5

Designed especially for the child that is ready to move to a more structured, skill centered class.

GIRLS BEGINNER GYMNASTICS Ages 6-12

INTERMEDIATE PARKOUR

Ages 8-15

Students are required to have completed one or more sessions at the beginner level.

ADVANCED PARKOUR

Ages 9-15

Students are required to have completed one or more sessions at BOTH the beginner & intermediate levels.

For the girl who wants to try the sport of gymnastics.

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS Ages 6-12

A step up from beginner gymnastics, students must have completed beginner gymnastics.

GIRLS ADVANCED GYMNASTICS Ages 8-14

Students must have completed BOTH the beginner & intermediate gymnastics.

BOUNCE & TUMBLE Ages 6-10

Boys & girls are introduced to the basics of tumbling & trampoline skills.

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gymnastics | flip, tumble, roll MEADOWOOD

BOUNCE & TUMBLE 1

Session 1: Sept. 9-Oct. 20

Mon., 4:15-5:15 p.m. 247353

Session 2: Oct. 21-Dec. 8

Thu., 4:15-5:15 p.m.

● $75 ● No

($60 Resident)

247352

DAY CARE GYMNASTICS

class Nov. 21-27

PARENT/TOT

2

1 2

Mon., 9-9:45 a.m.

247447

247452

Tue., 9-9:45 a.m.

247448

247453

Wed., 9-9:45 a.m.

247449

247454

Thu., 9-9:45 a.m.

247450

247455

Sat., 9-9:45 a.m.

247451 247456

Sat., 10-10:45 a.m.

247457 247458

GYM KIDS

Fri., 11 a.m.-noon

247358 247359

HOME SCHOOL GYMNASTICS Thu., 1-2 p.m.

247410 247411

INTRO TO PARKOUR Mon., 3-4 p.m.

247419 247420

BEGINNER PARKOUR Tue., 6:15-7:15 p.m.

247344 247345

247398 247402

Tue., 7:15-8:15 p.m.

247346 247347

Fri., 10-10:45 a.m.

247400 247403

Fri., 5:15-6 p.m.

247407 247408

INTERMEDIATE PARKOUR

Sat., 11-11:45 a.m.

247399 247404

Tue., 10-10:45 a.m.

247397 247401

Thu., 10-10:45 a.m.

Wed., 5:15-6:15 p.m. 247413 247414

Sat., noon-12:45 p.m. 247405 247406

ADVANCED PARKOUR

MINI MITES

Wed., 6:15-7:15 p.m. 241349 241350

Mon., 11-11:55 a.m.

247431 247436

Tue., 11-11:55 a.m.

247432 247437

CHEER BASICS

Wed., 11-11:55 a.m.

247433 247438

Tue., noon-1 p.m.

Thu., 11-11:55 a.m.

247434 247439

Sat., 1-1:55 p.m.

247435 247440

OVERLAND HIGH SCHOOL Session 1: Sept. 9-Oct. 20

MIGHTY MITES Mon., 10-11 a.m.

247422 247426

Tue., 4:15-5:15 p.m.

247423 247427

Wed., 10-11 a.m.

247424 247428

Thu., 4:15-5:15 p.m.

247425 247429

FAB FIVES Tue., 1-2 p.m.

247355 247356

247368

Wed., 4:15-5:15 p.m. 247361

Session 2: Oct. 21-Dec. 8 ● $75 ● No

($60 Resident)

class Nov. 21-27

GIRLS BEG GYM. 1 2 Sat., 9-10 a.m.

247370 247371

Sat., 10-11 a.m.

247372 247373

Fri., 9-10 a.m.

247363 247365

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS

Fri., 4:15-5:15 p.m.

247362 247366

Thu., 6:15-7:15 p.m.

247386 247388

GIRLS BEG GYMNASTICS

Thu., 7:15-8:15 p.m.

247389 247390

Mon., 5:15-6:15 p.m. 247376 247378

Sat., 11 a.m.-noon

247394 247395

Tue., 5:15-6:15 p.m.

Sat., noon-1 p.m.

247392 247393

247375 247377

Wed., 7:15-8:15 p.m. 247379 247380

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS Mon., 6:15-7:15 p.m. 247385 247387

GIRLS ADVANCED GYMNASTICS $85 ($70 Resident)

Thu., 6:15-7:15 p.m.

247386 247388

Tue., 6-7 p.m. &

Thu., 7:15-8:15 p.m.

247389 247390

Sat., 1-2 p.m.

247383 247382

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history museum | cultural services Partially funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District & the Aurora Museum Foundation

HOURS

Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. ● Free Admission ● ●

EXHIBITS PICTURE ME HERE: STORIES OF HOPE & RESILIENCE BY REFUGEES & IMMIGRANTS

Features work by displaced & marginalized communities that promotes self-expression, social engagement, community building, integration & leadership. July 11-Sept. 22

WRITE OUR WORLD: CRAWFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Crawford Elementary refugee & immigrant students share their journey to the United States through a special writing project. Crawford staff & the non-profit group Write Our World helped students share their experiences with our community. This exhibit showcases their stories.

BROWN BAG LECTURE SERIES ● Wed.,

noon-1 p.m. ($3 Resident) ● Aurora Historical Society members: Free ● Bring your lunch ● $4

CHACO CANYON & MAYAN TRADE

Dr. Annabeth Headrick, Associate Professor of Mesoamerican & Native North American Art, University of Denver 246122 Sept. 20

SOUTHERN COLORADO BORDERLANDS

Jeremy Morton, Education Coordinator, El Pueblo History Museum 246121 Oct. 18

COLORADO COMMISSION OF INDIAN AFFAIRS (CCIA)

Ernest House, Jr., CCIA Executive Director & Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Member 246120 Nov. 15

EVENTS ANTIQUE APPRAISAL FAIR

Hosted by the Aurora Museum Foundation. Local appraisers evaluate your antiques & collectibles. Call 303.739.6705 for an entrance time. No walk-ins accepted. ● Sept. 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. ● $5/ item; 5 item limit. ● Aurora Central Library

PROGRAMS

Aug. 8-Sept. 20

23RD ANNUAL GATEWAY TO THE ROCKIES ART SHOW

View a juried exhibit of paintings, photography & miniatures. Presented by the Aurora Artists Guild. Artwork is for sale. Sept. 27-Nov. 4 AWARDS RECEPTION

Fri., Oct. 6, 5-7:30 p.m.

FESTIVAL OF WREATHS

The Aurora Museum Foundations’ annual “Festival of Wreaths” raises funds to support exhibits & education programs. Visit our website or call 303.739.6660 to learn more about sponsoring a wreath.

Visit AuroraGov.org/MuseumPrograms for fees & registration information.

TEA AT THE AURORA HISTORY MUSEUM

Lose yourself in the old frontier as author & re-enactor “Gunny” Jeff Norman guides you down the untamed trail of Buffalo Bill Cody’s life in his nationally acclaimed one-man play! Food provided by Miette et Chocolat. 246124 Sept. 30, 2-3:30 p.m. ● $33 ($25 Resident)

PAROL LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP

Ages 7 & older

Learn how to make traditional Philippine holiday lanterns. 246123 Nov. 4 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● $12/Lantern

POLYNESIAN ARTS & CULTURE DAYS ● 3rd

Saturday of every month a.m.-3:30 p.m. ● Drop-in activities include hula dancing, talk story & ukulele lessons. ● 11:30

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martial arts | it’s self defense GRACIE JIU-JITSU AT MEADOWOOD

WOMEN EMPOWERED

GRACIE BULLY PROOF

Don’t let bullies take away your child’s quality of life & happiness. *Discount applies to shortened sessions. Ages 5-9 246445 Sept. 6-27 246442 Oct. 2-30* 246448 Nov. 1-29

● M/W 5:30-6:30 p.m. ● $80 ● No class Oct. 23 & 25

246446 Sept. 5-26 246443 Oct. 3-31 246449 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., ● $60

INTRO TO TAEKWONDO

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Ages 2 ½ & older

Ages 10-13 246444 Sept. 1-29 246441 Oct. 4-20* 246447 Nov. 1-29

● $80 ● Meadowood ● No class Oct. 23, 25, ● Call 303.739.6891 to

Sept. 4 & Nov. 24 register.

COMBATIVES

Students learn the 36 most important techniques in a fun, safe, & cooperative training environment. 246452 Sept. 1-29 246451 Oct. 2-30* 246453 Nov. 1-29 ● M/W/F 6:30-7:30 p.m. ● $130, $20 drop-in ● Meadowood ● No class Oct. 23, 25, 27 & Nov. 24

MASTER CYCLE

A comprehensive self-defense program for women of all ages that is based on the use of verbal, physical, & psychological defense strategies which have been tested & proven effective for over 20 years. Women will gain confidence & strength to protect themselves as they develop a social network of friends doing the same. 246460 Sept. 1-29 246459 Oct. 6-20 246461 Nov. 3-17 ● Fri., 6:30-7:30 p.m. ● $65 ● Meadowood ● Call 303.739.6891 to register.

Hundreds of advanced techniques are organized into a clearly defined, systematic curriculum. Must successfully complete the skills of Combatives class, or have director approval prior. Equivalent to a martial arts blue belt level of skill. 246456 Sept. 1-29 246455 Oct. 2-30* 246457 Nov. 1-29 ● M/W/F 7:30-8:30 p.m. ● $150, $20 drop-in ● Meadowood ● No class Oct. 23, 25, 27 & Nov. 24

An introduction for students of all ages & their families to the Taekwondo program. This class must be completed or permission given by the instructors before the student can move onto other classes in the Taekwondo program. 246463 Oct. 2-23 246465 Nov. 6-27 ● Mon., 6:30-7 p.m. 246470 Sept. 6-27 246469 Oct. 4-25 246471 Nov. 1-22 ● Wed., 6:30-7 p.m. 246467 Sept. 2-23 246466 Oct. 7-28 246468 Nov. 4-25 ● Sat., 10:30-11 a.m. ● $33 ($25 Resident) ● Beck

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE Ages 11 & older

Practical hands on instruction that can be worked on together in class & at home! Some ground fighting skills will be introduced. Course ends with mock attack & fight back with padded “attacker”. 246544 Sept. 9-Oct. 28 ● Sat., 2-3 p.m. ● $60 ($50 Resident) ● Beck

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martial arts | it’s self defense SELF DEFENSE FOR KIDS

Ages 6-12

Learn awareness skills & physical maneuvers to get away from dangerous strangers. 246482 Sept. 9-Oct. 14 ● Sat., 1-2 p.m. ● $42 ($35 Resident) ● Beck

SELF DEFENSE FOR KIDS CAMP

Ages 6-12

Learn awareness skills & physical maneuvers to get away from dangerous strangers. 246483 Oct. 16-18 ● 10 a.m.-noon ● $42 ($35 Resident) ● Village Green

TAEKWONDO

Ages 6 & older

Beginning level skills will be taught in small groups to maximize the personal learning experience. 246530 Sept. 5-28 246531 Oct. 3-31 246529 Nov. 2-30 ● T/TH, 5:30-6:30 p.m. ● $60 ($50 Resident) ● Expo

KID & ADULT TAEKWONDO Ages 6 & older

AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS

246537 Sept. 5-28 246538 Oct. 3-31 246539 Nov. 2-30

• T/TH, 6:30-8 p.m.

MEADOWOOD

246541 Sept. 5-28 246542 Oct. 3-31 246543 Nov. 2-30 ● T/TH,

7-8:15 p.m. ($42 Resident) Single ● $80 ($60 Resident) families up to 4 ● $110 ($90 Resident) families of 5+ ● $55

TAEKWONDO

This popular Korean Martial art form is a blend of punches, fighting movement, & spinning kicks. All classes are taught in small groups to maximize learning & provide more individual attention. Protective gear will be required for all sparring activities. Students are encouraged to go at their own pace & are progressed as skills are mastered. Uniforms are optional & are available for purchase. Belt testing is also optional & requires affordable additional fees.

BECK RECREATION CENTER 800 Telluride St.

4 & younger must have parent present

Ages 2½-6 (Beginner) 246699 Sept. 2-30 246696 Oct. 2-30 246693 Nov. 1-29 ● M/W, 5:30-6 p.m. ● Sat., 8:30-9 a.m. ● 1x per wk: $21 ($16 ● 2x per wk: $39 ($30

Resident) per mo. Resident) per mo.

Ages 4-6 (Intermediate) 246707 Sept. 2-30 246704 Oct. 2-30 246703 Nov. 1-29 ● M/W, 6-6:45 p.m. ● Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. ● 1x per wk: $21 ($16 ● 2x per wk: $39 ($30

Resident) per mo. Resident) per mo.

Ages 7 & older (Beginner) 246679 Sept. 2-30 246676 Oct. 2-30 246673 Nov. 1-29

● M/W, 5:30-6:30 p.m. ● Sat., 9-10 a.m. ● 1x per wk: $44 ($34 Resident) ● 2x per wk: $80 ($60 Resident)

per mo. per mo.

Ages 7 & older (Intermediate) 246717 Sept. 2-30 246715 Oct. 2-30 246713 Nov. 1-29 ● M/W, 6:30-8 p.m. ● Sat., 10-11:15 a.m. ● 1x per wk: $44 ($34 ● 2x per wk: $80 ($60

Resident) per mo. Resident) per mo.

Ages 10 & older (Advanced) 246689 Sept. 2-30 246686 Oct. 2-30 246684 Nov. 1-29

● M/W, 7-8:30 p.m. ● Sat., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ● Instructor permission required ● 1x per wk: $44 ($34 Resident) ● 2x per wk: $80 ($60 Resident)

per mo. per mo.

Unlimited Monthly Pass 246533 Sept. 246534 Oct. 246535 Nov.

● $90 ($80 Resident) per mo. ● Recommended for 3 or more

per wk.

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music | cultural arts MUSIC FOR KIDS

MUSIC FOR ADULTS PIANO & KEYBOARD

PIANO/KEYBOARD

Ages 7-13

Ages 14 & older

Learning to play the piano is easy & fun! Instruction book included. Keyboard provided during class but it is recommended that student has a keyboard or piano at home. 245972 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 245973 Oct. 24-Dec. 12 ● Tue., 5-5:45 p.m. ● $89 ($69 Resident) ● Central Library ● No class Oct. 31 & Nov. 21

Learn the basics while playing the popular songs you’ve always loved! Learn to read music & have fun playing together. Keyboards are provided during class but it is recommended that students have a keyboard to practice. 245971 Oct. 24-Dec. 5 ● Tue., 6:45-7:30 p.m. ● $93 ($73 Resident) ● Central Library ● No class Nov. 22

CONTINUING KEYBOARD

Ages 7-13

Continue your lessons. Experience required. Fee includes new instruction book. Keyboard provided during class but it is recommended that student has a keyboard or piano at home. 245959 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 245960 Oct. 24-Dec. 12 ● Tue., 6-6:45 p.m. ● $89 ($69 Resident) ● Central Library

GUITAR FOR KIDS

Basic skills & chords provide the groundwork for singing & playing together. Bring your guitar. Ages 6-8 245968 Sept. 9-Nov. 4 ● Sat.,

9-9:45 a.m.

Ages 8-12 245969 Sept. 9-Nov. 4 ● Sat.,

9:45-10:30 a.m. ($72 Resident) ● Meadowood

MUSIC / MULTIPLE AGES BEGINNING GUITAR

Ages 12 & older

Learn basic guitar skills, open chords, common strumming patterns & the fundamentals of reading music. No prior music experience required. Bring your guitar. 245957 Sept. 9-Nov. 4 ● Sat., 11 a.m.-noon ● $108 ($88 Resident) ● Meadowood

VOICE

Ages 10 & older

Learn important warm-ups, breathing & vocal techniques & successful music selection practices. Prepare yourself for anything from choral & solo auditions to just having some fun singing karaoke. 245970 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 ● Tue., 6:45-7:30 p.m. ● $93 ($73 Resident) ● Central Library

● $92

MINI MUSICIANS PARENT & CHILD

Ages 18-mos.-3 years

Begin a musical journey with your little one. Play instruments, sing songs & learn finger plays together to incorporate at home. Encourage a lifelong love of music & get musical ideas for bonding, soothing & activity times. Parents or adult must accompany child. 248188 Sept. 17-Oct. 8 ● Sun., 12:30-1:15 p.m. 248189 Nov. 11-Dec. 9 ● Sat., 10:30-11:15 a.m. ● $59 ($45 Resident) ● Central Library

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nature | discover aurora’s nature All programs are free & held at Morrison Nature Center, unless noted otherwise. Registration is required for all programs, except Star K Kids. Programs may be cancelled due to low participation or poor weather. Presentations & programs may be tailored to accommodate individuals or groups with special needs. For program details call, 303.326.8445. To register, call 303.326.8650 or visit www.AuroraGov.org/ Recreation.

FAMILIES

FULL MOON HIKES

Join us for a walk as the full moon rises to see who’s out at night. Quincy Reservoir 247821 Sept. 6 ● Wed.,

7:15-8:15 p.m.

Star K Ranch 246129 Nov. 3 ● Fri.,

5:45-6:45 p.m.

NIGHTIME TIMELAPSE PHOTOGRAPHY

Ages 18 & older

Join Denver Botanic Gardens official photographer Scott Dressel-Martin to photograph the sunset & onset of dusk on the plains. Then, as the night sky darkens, we will set up to shoot stars-scapes & time-lapse sequences as the stars move across the sky. Bring your tripod & dress for the evening chill. This event is weatherpermitting. Sept. 8

● Sat., 6:30 p.m. ● $42 nonmembers, $38 members ● To register: https://www.

botanicgardens.org/outreach/plainsconservation-center

PRAIRIE WILDFLOWERS

Ages 10 & older

Join us for a look at wildflowers. 248186 Sept. 9 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● Plains Conservation Center

KAYAK EXPLORATIONS

Ages 15 & older

Class starts in the AWQUA Lounge at Aurora Reservoir. 248096 Sept. 9 ● Sat., 5:30-7:30 p.m.

NATURE AT NIGHT

All ages

Explore nature after the sun goes down. Beavers 246136 Sept. 15 ●

Fri., 6:30-7:30 p.m.

PRAIRIE CAMPFIRE

Ages 5 & older

Join us for stories, games & more. 248127 Oct. 13 ● Fri., 6-7 p.m. ● Plains Conservation Center

BIRD WALK

Ages 8 & older

Join us to look for songbirds, owls & more! 247824 Oct. 14 ● Ponderosa Preserve 246125 Nov. 11 ● Quincy Reservoir ● Sat., 8:30-10:30 a.m.

SUNSET STROLL

All ages

Enjoy an evening walk to look for wildlife as the sun sets. 246144 Oct. 21 ● Sat., 5:45-6:45 p.m. ● Pronghorn Natural Area

KIDS

JUNIOR RANGERS

Ages 6-12

Learn about the plants & animals that call Star K Ranch home in this fun & educational class. Litter Boat Races 26133 Sept. 10 Nature Games 246131 Oct. 8 Oh Deer 246132 Nov. 12

● Sun., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● Registration required.

STAR K KIDS

Ages 5 & younger

Discover Aurora’s true nature through puppets, interactive activities & discovery time on the trail. No registration required. ● Every Thu., 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.

EVENTS

CELEBRATE THE PRAIRIE

All ages

Enjoy a day of activities. Booths, wagon rides, walks, talks & hikes are all on the agenda for this fun day! Registration not required, except for guided hikes for birds & photography. Free. For more information: 303.326.8445. Photography Walk Ages 12 & older

247828 Sept. 16 ● Sat.,

6:15-7:30 a.m.

Spooky Creatures Campfire 246135 Oct. 20

Bird Walk

NATURE WALKS

247827 Sept. 16

Fri., 6-7 p.m.

Ages 8 & older

Enjoy a morning walk at these beautiful Aurora open space areas. Pronghorn Natural Area 248099 Sept. 23 Aurora Reservoir 248259 Oct. 25 Confluence Open Space 248260 Nov. 4 ● Sat.,

9-11 a.m.

Ages 8 & older

● Sat., 7:30-9:30 a.m. ● Plains Conservation Center

TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIL

All ages

Stroll the Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail at Star K Ranch for booths, a scavenger hunt puzzle & lots of fun. ● Oct. 29 ● Sun., 1-4 p.m. ● No registration required

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pottery | cultural arts Partially funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER HOURS

M/T/W, 8:30 a.m.-noon/1-8 p.m. Thu., 1-8 p.m. Fri., 8:30 a.m.-noon/1-5 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

All classes are held at the Bicentennial Art Center unless noted.

KIDS & YOUTH

A waiver must be signed by participant’s parent/guardian prior to each class.

PARENT & CHILD

Ages 5-9

Using basic techniques of handbuilding, you & your child can have fun creating clay objects together. One child per adult. 246015 Sept. 18-Oct. 2 • Mon., 5-6 p.m. • $42 ($32 Resident)

POTTERY FOR KIDS

Ages 6-9

Students explore the tactile world of clay using texture, handbuilding techniques & paint. 246006 Sept. 7-21 246016 Oct. 19-Nov. 2 • Thu., 5-6 p.m. • $31 ($24 Resident)

KIDS ON WHEELS

Ages 10-15

Give your kids an opportunity to express themselves through the art of throwing on a potter’s wheel. The instructor will help students build an understanding of clay manipulation & glazing application. 246012 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 246013 Oct. 17-Nov. 21 • Tue., 5-6:30 p.m. • $57 ($44 Resident)

TEENS & ADULTS Ages 16 & older

BEGINNING POTTERY

Learn the fundamental wheel-working skills of throwing on a potter’s wheel & discover the many stress-relieving benefits of working with clay. Supply fee is $20-$35. 245993 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 245994 Oct. 17-Nov. 21 • Tue., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 245991 Sept. 6-Oct. 11 245992 Oct. 18-Nov. 15* ● Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 245989 Sept. 7-Oct. 12 245990 Oct. 19-Nov. 16* ● Thu., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 247655 Sept. 9-Oct. 7 247656 Oct. 14-Nov. 18* ● Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● $77 ($59 Resident)* ● No class Nov. 11

ALL LEVELS

This mixed level class is perfect for beginners looking to get a handle on basic throwing techniques & for intermediate or advanced potters wanting to work on more complex projects. 245982 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 245984 Oct. 23-Nov. 20* ● Mon., 1-4 p.m. 245985 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 245986 Oct. 23-Nov. 20* ● Mon., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 247651 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 247652 Oct. 17-Nov. 21 ● Tue., 9 a.m.-noon 247653 Sept. 9-Oct. 7* 247654 Oct. 14-Nov. 18* ● Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● $77 ($59 Resident)* ● No class Nov. 11

ADVANCED POTTERY

This class is for students who have mastered the basics of wheel throwing & wish to expand their technical skills. Learn what you need to develop your own unique style. 245977 Sept. 7-Oct. 12 245978 Oct. 19-Nov. 16* ● Thu., 6:30-9:30 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● $77 ($59 Resident)*

HANDBUILDING

Find your inner creativity through the aspects of pinch, coil & soft slab construction. All levels of experience welcome. 246000 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 246001 Oct. 17-Nov. 21 ● Tue., 1-4 p.m. 246002 Sept. 6-Oct. 11 246003 Oct. 18-Nov. 15* ● Wed., 1-4 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● $77 ($59 Resident)*

RAKU

Explore the world of Raku firing. Must have previous clay experience. 247805 Sept. 9-30 ● Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m. ● $62 ($48 Resident)

TOTEM POLE

Create a decorative stoneware totem for the garden or the house. Clay experience required. 246017 Oct. 7-Nov. 18 ● Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m. ● $90 ($70 Resident) ● No class Nov. 11

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preschool | explore, play, learn Beck Preschool

Lowry Preschool

800 Telluride St. 1016 Boston St. #880 303.739.6878 303.326.8328

Meadowood Preschool

Summer Valley Preschool

3054 S. Laredo St. 17400 E. Lehigh Pl. 303.326.8304 303.326.8676

Village Green Preschool

1300 S. Chambers Cr. 303.326.8640

Pre-registration packet consisting of a physical, immunization & emergency form will be sent or emailed. These forms are due the first day of school & can be found on our website at AuroraGov.org/preschool. Register by calling the location you are interested in attending.

CONTINUOUS PRESCHOOL 2017/18 SCHEDULE Starts Aug. 28, 2017 through Week of May 21, 2018

Quality classes ● Qualified Early Childhood Teachers ● Caring & safe environment Hands-on experiences ● Discovery learning ● Self-development Readiness skills ● Monthly charges listed ● Child care licensed by State of Colorado

PARENT/TOT ADVENTURES

Ages 18-36 mos. by 10/1/17

Meadowood ● Fri., 9-10 a.m. Village Green ● Tue., 9-10 a.m. ● Tue., 10:15-11:15 a.m. ● $42 ($32 Resident)

TINY TOTS

Age 3 by 10/1/17

Lowry ● T/Th, 8:45-11:30 a.m. ● Fri., 8:45-11:30 a.m. Meadowood T/Th, 8:45-11:15 a.m. ● M/W/F, 8:45-11:15 a.m. ● M-F, 12-2:30 p.m. ● T/Th/F, 12-2:30 p.m. ● M/W, 12-2:30 p.m. ●

Summer Valley M-Th, 8:15-11 a.m.

Village Green ● M/W, 8:30-11 a.m. ● T/Th, 8:30-11 a.m. ● M/W/F, 8:30-11 a.m. ● M-Th, 8:30-11 a.m. ● M-F, 8:30-11 a.m.

PARENT/TOT FUNSHOP Ages 24-36 mos. by 10/1/17

Village Green ●

M/W, 9-10:30 a.m.

$98 ($78 Resident)

KINDERKIDS

Entering Kindergarten 8/18 Age 4 by 10/1/17

Lowry ● M/W/F, 8:45-11:30 a.m. ● M-Th, 8:45-11:30 a.m. ● Fri., 8:45-11:30 a.m. Meadowood T/Th, 8:45-11:45 a.m. T/Th, 12:30-3 p.m. T/Th, 8:30-11:30 a.m. M/W/F, 12:30-3 p.m. M/W/F, 8:30-11:30 a.m. M-F, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

● ● ● ● ● ●

Summer Valley M-Th, 8:15-11 a.m.

Village Green M/W, 8-11 a.m. T/Th, 8-11 a.m. M/W/F, 8-11 a.m. M-Th, 8-11 a.m. M-F, 8-11 a.m.

● ● ● ● ●

TODDLING TOTS

Age 2½ by 8/28/17

Meadowood ● M/W, 8:30-10 a.m. ● M/W/F, 10:30 a.m.-12N ● Fri., 10:30 a.m.-12N Village Green T/Th/F, 8:45-10:15 a.m. T/Th, 10:30-12N

● ●

MONTHLY PRICES FOR CLASSES

$46 ($35 Res.) 1x wk./1½ hrs. $90 ($70 Res.) 2x wk./1½ hrs. $125 ($105 Res.) 3x wk./1½ hrs. $84 ($64 Res.) 1x wk./2¾ hrs. $137 ($117 Res.) 2x wk./2½ hrs. $149 ($129 Res.) 2x wk./2¾ hrs. $160 ($140 Res.) 2x wk./3 hrs. $160 ($140 Res.) 3x wk./2 hrs. $195 ($175 Res.) 3x wk./2½ hrs. $213 ($193 Res.) 3x wk./2¾ hrs. $230 ($210 Res.) 3x wk./3 hrs. $254 ($234 Res.) 4x wk./2½ hrs. $277 ($257 Res.) 4x wk./2¾ hrs. $300 ($280 Res.) 4x wk./3 hrs. $253 ($233 Res.) 5x wk./2 hrs. $312 ($292 Res.) 5x wk./2½ hrs. $370 ($350 Res.) 5x wk./3 hrs.

BECK PRESCHOOL

Custom class scheduling available. Families choose a set schedule for the school year (based upon availability). Ex: M/T/W or Th/F. All prices listed are monthly rates for one weekly class day. Multiply the amount per days to get the monthly rate. Example: $75 ($58 Res.) 3x/week = $194 ($174 Res.)

TINY TOTS

KINDERKIDS

(Age 3 by 10/1/17)

Entering Kindergarten 8/18 (Age 4 by 10/1/17)

9-11:30 a.m. Available Mon.-Fri. (you choose the scheduled days for attendance) ● $75 ($58 Res.) 1x wk/2½ hrs.

8:30-11:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., or 12:30-3 p.m. Available Mon.-Fri. (you choose the schedule) ● $75 ($58 Res.) 1x wk/2½ hrs. (p.m. class) ● $90 ($70 Res.) 1x wk/3 hrs. (a.m. class) ● $169 ($149 Res.) 1x wk/6½ hrs. (full day class)

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preschool | explore, play, learn BECK PRESCHOOL OPTIONS FOR CONTINUOUS PRESCHOOL 2017-18 Early Drop Off

Early drop off begins at 7:30 a.m. Monthly Rates: (Set schedule for drop off) Classes beginning at 8:30 a.m.: $33 ($25 Res.) 1x wk./1 hr. Classes beginning at 9 a.m.: $48 ($37 Res.) 1x wk./1.5 hrs. DAILY rates for drop-in: (Drop in must be scheduled in advanced and based upon availability) Classes beginning at 8:30 a.m.: $13 ($10 Res.) Classes beginning at 9 a.m.: $16 ($12 Res.) After Class Care

Choose as many or as few days per week you need. After care runs until 4 p.m. Monthly Rates: (Set schedule for drop off) Classes ending at 3 p.m.: $33 ($25 Res.) 1x wk./1 hr. Classes ending at 2:30 p.m.: $48 ($37 Res.) 1x wk./1.5 hrs. DAILY rates for drop-in: (Drop in must be scheduled in advanced and based upon availability) Classes ending at 3 p.m.: $13 ($10 Res.) Classes ending at 2:30 p.m.: $16 ($12 Res.)

MEADOWOOD PRESCHOOL FRIDAY ADVENTURES

Ages 3-6 child only

Children will enjoy themed crafts, creative projects & time for free choice activities. ● Sept. 1, 8 & 15 ● Oct. 6, 13 & 20 ● Nov. 3 & 17

UNDER THE BIG TOP

Juggling like circus clowns, walking the tight rope & tumbling like acrobats. Face painting & bubble magic, we can’t wait to meet you under our big top! 248073 Sept. 1-15

BLASTOFF TO OUTER SPACE

Train to be like astronauts creating edible constellations, galaxy slime & star gazing discovery bottles. You won’t want to miss this launch, 3-2-1 blastoff! 248072 Oct. 6-20

FULL OF THANKS

What does it mean to be thankful? Caring & sharing with family & friends, we will discover how much we have to be grateful for. From trees of thanks to healthy harvests, we will cultivate attitudes of gratitude. 248074 Nov. 3 & 17* ● Fri., 12:30-2 p.m. ● $41 ($32 Res.) per month ● $27 ($21 Res.) per month*

SUMMER VALLEY PARENT/TOT SPECIALS

Ages 1 ½-3 with parent (as of 10/01/17)

Engage with families, make a craft & enjoy a tasty treat.

PARENT/TOT Autumn Explorers 245667 Sept. 22 Perfect Pumpkins 245666 Oct. 27 Turkey Treasures 245668 Nov. 17 ● Fri.,

9:30-11 a.m. ($11 Resident) ● Snack included ● $13

VILLAGE GREEN PARENT/TOT SENSATIONS

Ages 1½-3 (with parent)

A new theme each month! Make crafts, read stories & play games. 10 Little Apples 245599 Sept. 7-28 Five Little Pumpkins 245598 Oct. 5-26* Thankful for You 245600 Nov. 2-30 ● Thu.,

9-10:30 a.m. ($42 Resident) ● $42 ($32 Resident)* ● No class Oct. 19 & Nov. 23 ● $55

*If you would like to donate to help children participate in Preschool programs, please call 303.739.7963.

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reservoirs | and outdoors OUTDOOR RECREATION FAMILY ARCHERY

Ages 7 & older

A fun-filled morning of archery followed by friendly competition! No experience necessary. Equipment provided or bring your own. 246547 Sept. 10 ● Sun., 9:30 a.m.-noon ● Beck ● $32 ($27 Resident)

FLY FISHING

Ages 14 & older

Learn about flies, rods, reels, lines, knots & how to read water. Class is 3 days: 1 Thursday classroom session, 1 Thursday casting practice, & 1 Saturday fishing trip. Ages 16+ need a valid Colorado Fishing License. 246548 Sept. 14, 21 & 23 (trip day) ● Thu., 6-8 p.m./Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● $85 ($65 Resident) ● Beck

HOMESCHOOL ARCHERY

Ages 7-16

AURORA RESERVOIR 5800 S. Powhaton Rd.

303.326.8425 main office 303.326.8430 ranger office

QUINCY RESERVOIR 18350 E. Quincy Ave. 303.326.8424 Open Mar. 1 until Oct. 31.

SEASON PASSES

An Annual Pass to the city’s reservoirs is a great, economical way to enjoy Aurora Reservoir year-round & Quincy Reservoir during its season: March 1 - October 31. Buy yours now!

Purchase online at AuroraGov.org/ Reservoirs, at Aurora Reservoir or Aurora Municipal Center, Suite 4600. Enjoy fishing, trails, archery, wildlife viewing, nonmotorized boating, boat rentals & more! Senior rates: 62 years & older at date of purchase. Annual Resident . . . . $55 Annual Non-Resident . $65 Senior Resident . . . . . $45 Senior Non-Resident . $55 Passes are per vehicle.

Learn all about Olympic archery in a fun & safe environment. Proper shooting technique & range etiquette are the focus of this progressive class designed for beginner/intermediate shooters to excel. 246550 Sept. 5-26 246551 Oct. 3-31 246552 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., 1-2 p.m. ● $60 ($50 Resident) ● Meadowood

JOAD ARCHERY

Ages 7-16

Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) is a program of USA Archery that teaches archery to young people, provides great opportunities for awarding achievement & helps archers to enjoy the sport recreationally or progress to the excitement of competition! This beginner level class is designed for first time archers or beginners interested in learning this great Olympic sport. Young archers will learn about range safety, equipment care & the proper shooting techniques using Olympic recurve bows. All equipment is included! 246554 Sept. 5-26 246555 Oct. 3-31 246556 Nov. 7-28 ● Tue., 4-5 p.m. ● $65 ($50 Resident) ● Meadowood

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sports | adult For a complete listings of our league offerings or to register, visit www.auroragov.org/adultsports

ADULT SPORTS LEAGUES Ages 16 & older

All work & no play is no fun! Get your team together, pick a league & send a representative to the league’s manager meeting listed. You can place a deposit when registering, but league fees should be paid by the Friday before the league play starts.

FREE AGENT LIST

Are you a player looking for a team or a team looking to add a player? Check out our Free Agent list. Call us at 303.326.8700 to be added or to find a player. There is no guarantee you will find a team or player, but this list is a central location for teams & players to find each other.

FALL SOFTBALL

There is still time to have fun with your friends playing softball in Aurora. Men’s, Coed, & Women league play begins the week of Sept. 5. Team representative must attend the league manager meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 29 at the Aurora Municipal Center, Council Chambers. ● Sun.-Fri. nights ● Sept. 5-Oct. 29 ● Registration deadline: Aug. 18 ● Team Fees $460/team (8 games) ● Pay your fees in full by Sept. 1 for $25 off your registration.

FALL KICKBALL

Get your friends off the couch & play the game you did when you were a kid. All leagues are Coed. League play begins Sept. 6. Team representative must attend the league manager meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 at the Aurora Municipal Center, Fletcher Room. ● Wed. nights ● Sept. 6-Nov. 1 ● Registration deadline: Aug. 18 ● Team Fees $325/team (8 games)

SPORTS OFFICIALS NEEDED!

Do you have officiating experience? Would you like to use your love for sports & learn to be a sports official? Our officials are independent contractors. We have clinics that cover rules, mechanics, game management, policies & procedures. Call 303-326-8700 to join a great sports officiating crew! Visit www.teamsideline.com/aurora to find schedules, rules & other league information.

FALL VOLLEYBALL

Looking for something new to get involved in? Our volleyball program is now offering: Women’s B & BB * Coed Rec * Coed B & BB levels of competition. All leagues have a minimum 10 match season to include an end-of-season tournament. B: League is comprised of teams with experienced players that understand offense & defensive positioning. For example a team might want to run a 6-2 or a 5-1 offense. Pass, set, hit! Team participates for good competition, winning is fun & losing means the other team got lucky. BB: Recreational teams with average experienced players with some less experienced players. Teams participate for fun & good competition, sometimes you win & sometimes you lose. REC: Leisure teams with less experienced & inexperienced players. The team participates for fun & enjoyment, not overly concerned with win/loss results. ● Aug. 28-Nov. 22 ● Mon., Tue., Wed. Nights ● Registration deadline: Aug. 22 ● Team Fees: $275/team (10 matches) ● Managers’ meeting: Aug. 23, 6 p.m. at the Aurora Municipal Center in the Aurora Room.

WINTER VOLLEYBALL

The ball goes over the net & then back again! League play begins Nov. 27. ● Nov. 27-Feb. 7 ● Mon., Tue., Wed. ● Registration deadline: Nov.21 ● Team Fees: $275/team (10 matches) ● Team representative must attend the league manager meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 22 at the Aurora Municipal Center, Fletcher Room.

CREDIT & REFUND POLICY

Due to inclement weather or circumstances beyond our control, it is possible that all scheduled games cannot be completed within the advertised dates of the season. The City of Aurora will make every reasonable effort to reschedule games & practices. A season will be considered complete when a team has 2 games remaining. Teams/Individuals not reaching the minimum game threshold are eligible for credit or refund. Individual refunds/ credits are based on an individual case & are subject to pro-rated criteria.

FALLOWEEN FALL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Play in our spooky good time tournament open to all teams! Be prepared for “tricks & treats”. Costume type uniforms are optional. Register according to our playing levels. ● Oct. 28-29 ● Men’s E - Oct. 28, Coed E - Oct. 29 ● Registration deadline: Oct. 23 ● Team Fees: (Double elimination) $275/team

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sports | raquetball/tennis RACQUETBALL

Racquetball Lessons at the Beck Center

Ages 5 & Older ● Call

303.739.6889 to register

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS ● $11

per person per hour

PRIVATE LESSONS ● $22

per hour

BADMINTON

Ages 12 & older

Come play with other badminton enthusiasts! Bring your own racket. Birds are provided. 246357 Sept. 246358 Oct. 246356 Nov. ● M/F, 8 a.m.-noon 246361 Sept. 246360 Oct. 246359 Nov. ● T/TH, 6-8:30 p.m. ● $16 ($13 Resident) ● Beck ● No class Nov. 23

TENNIS

ADULT TENNIS BEGINNER LESSONS

Ages 15 & older

Tennis lessons for those who have never played or just started to play. Aqua Vista 243898 Sept. 9-30 243897 Oct. 7-28 ● Sat.,

9-10:30 a.m., $48 ($37 Resident)

Meadowood 243900 Sept. 9-30 243899 Oct. 7-28 ● Sat.,

9-10:30 a.m., $48 ($37 Resident)

Utah Park 243906 Sept. 5-28 243904 Oct. 3-26 ● T/Th,

6:30-8 p.m., $64 ($49 Resident)

ADULT TENNIS INTERMEDIATE LESSONS

Ages 15 & older.

Intermediate players. Learn to rally & truly play the game of tennis with emphasis on rallying a simulated match play drills. Aqua Vista 243888 Sept. 9-30 243887 Oct. 7-28 ● Sat.,

9-10:30 a.m., $48 ($37 Resident)

Meadowood 243890 Sept. 9-30 243889 Oct. 7-28 ● Sat.,

9-10:30 a.m., $48 ($37 Resident)

Utah Park 243894 Sept. 6-27* 243892

● M/W, 6:30-8 p.m. ● $64 ($49 Resident) ● $56 ($43 Resident)*

FRIDAY TENNIS CLUB Ages 15 & older

Intermediate players (2.5-3.5) learn mechanics as well as match play! USTA NTRP not required. 248084 Sept. 1 244009 Sept. 8 244006 Sept. 15 244007 Sept. 22 244008 Sept. 29 244004 Oct. 6 244001 Oct. 13 244002 Oct. 20 244003 Oct. 27 ● Fri., 9:30-11:30 a.m. ● Meadow Hills ● $10 per class, ($1 discount if signed up for 3+ days.)

PRIVATE LESSONS

One-on-one instruction with the instructor of your choice! ● $50

COURT ENFORCER BEGINNER Aqua Vista 243910 Sept. 6-27 ● M/W,

5-6 p.m. ($49 Resident) ● $56 ($43 Resident)* 243911 Sept. 9-30* 243909 Oct. 7-28 ● Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. ● $32 ($24 Resident) ● $64

Meadowood 243915 Sept. 5-28 243913 Oct. 3-26 ● T/Th,

5-6 p.m. ($49 Resident) 243916 Sept. 9-30 243914 Oct. 7-28 ● Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. ● $32 ($24 Resident) ● $64

Utah Park 243920 Sept. 6-27* 243918 Oct. 2-25 ● M/W,

6-7 p.m. ($49 Resident) ● $56 ($43 Resident)* ● $64

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sports | tennis COURT ENFORCER INTERMEDIATE

JUNIOR ACER INTERMEDIATE

Aqua Vista

Aqua Vista

243925 Sept. 5-28

243955 Sept. 5-28

● T/Th,

5-6 p.m. ● $64 ($49 Resident)

● T/Th,

243926 Sept. 9-30

243956 Sept. 9-30

243924 Oct. 7-28

243954 Oct. 7-28

● Sat.,

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. ● $32 ($24 Resident)

● Sat.,

Meadowood

Meadowood

243929 Sept. 6-27*

243960 Sept. 6-27*

243928 Oct. 2-25

243958 Oct. 2-25

● $64

6-7 p.m. ($49 Resident)

12:45-1:45 p.m. ● $32 ($24 Resident)

5-6 p.m. ($49 Resident) ● $56 ($43 Resident)*

● M/W,

● $64

● $64

243931 Sept. 9-30

243961 Sept. 9-30

243930 Oct. 7-28

243959 Oct. 7-28

● M/W,

6-7 p.m. ($49 Resident) ● $56 ($43 Resident)*

● Sat.,

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. ● $32 ($24 Resident)

● Sat.,

Utah Park

Utah Park

243936 Sept. 5-28

243966 Sept. 5-28

243934 Oct. 3-26

243964 Oct. 3-26

● T/Th,

6-7 p.m. ● $64 ($49 Resident)

● $32

12:45-1:45 p.m. ($24 Resident)

● T/Th,

7-8 p.m. ● $64 ($49 Resident)

JUNIOR ACER BEGINNER

NEW KIDS ON THE COURT

Aqua Vista

Aqua Vista 243986 Sept. 9-30

243940 Sept. 6-27*

6-7 p.m. ● $64 ($49 Resident) ● $56 ($43 Resident)*

243984 Oct. 7-28

243941 Sept. 9-30

Meadowood

243939 Oct. 7-28

243991 Sept. 9-30

● Sat.,

12:45-1:45 p.m. ● $32 ($24 Resident)

243989 Oct. 7-28

Meadowood

● $24

● M/W,

243945 Sept. 5-28

● $24

10:45-11:30 a.m. ($18 Resident)

● Sat.,

10:45-11:30 a.m. ($18 Resident)

PICKLEBALL

243943 Oct. 3-26 ● T/Th, ● $64

● Sat.,

6-7 p.m. ($49 Resident)

243946 Sept. 9-30

Pickleball Play – Intermediate/Advanced Moorhead 248143 Sept. 5-28 248144 Oct. 3-31

243944 Oct. 7-28 ● Sat.,

12:45-1:45 p.m. ● $32 ($24 Resident)

248146 Nov. 2-30 ● T/Th,

9-11 a.m.

● $20/month

Utah Park

● No

243950 Sept. 6-27*

248146 Sept.

243948 Oct. 2-25

248147 Oct.

● M/W,

248148 Nov.

● $64

● T/Th,

7-8 p.m. ($49 Resident) ● $56 ($43 Resident)*

play on Nov. 23

6-8 p.m.

● $20/month

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sports | youth YOUTH SPORTS REGISTRATION PROCEDURES ● Call:

303.326.8700

● Online: ● In

www.AuroraGov.org/Recreation

Person: 15151 E. Alameda Parkway,

Ste. 1900 ● We

honor friend & coach requests.

● Practices

are generally held near your

area. ● Special

Registration Day: Sat., July 29

11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Olympic Park.

REGISTER FOR ALL CITY YOUTH SPORTS LEAGUES. Volunteer Coaches: We count on volunteer coaches to run our programs. Training provided. Call 303.326.8700 if interested. Join Our Team: We need your financial support to help provide leagues for over 10,000 youth in Aurora! Your dollars provide scholarships, T-shirts & equipment. In return, your business receives promotional opportunities. 303.326.8700.

CHECK OUT THE NEW SYNTHETIC FIELD AT THE WHEEL PARK! This new addition is available for soccer, lacrosse & football. For more information, call 303.326.8720.

NEED SOME EXTRA CASH? City of Aurora Sports is currently looking for officials, umpires & referees for most sports. Training available. Call our Sports Office to apply: 303.326.8700.

LOOKING TO BUILD YOUR RESUME & GAIN LEADERSHIP SKILLS? The city of Aurora is now partnered with Positive Coaching Alliance & offer trainings FREE to ALL volunteer coaches & staff. We are now using PCA trainings to provide opportunities to improve the overall goals of our programs including techniques of communication, coaching youth & parent management & most importantly bettering the overall experience. Call the Sports Office to apply, 303.326.8700.

HOT SHOT LIL STARS

Ages 3-5 with parent

Boys & Girls. Mom or dad, learn how to teach your little one the fundamentals of soccer, basketball & t-ball in these great parent/child classes! No equipment needed. Fee includes T-shirt. Bring water bottle. Falcon Creek M.S. 246049 9-9:45 a.m. 246050 10-10:45 a.m. 246051 11-11:45 a.m. ● Oct. 14-Nov. 18 246052 9-9:45 a.m. 246053 10-10:45 a.m. 246054 11-11:45 a.m. ● Aug. 26-Oct. 7 ● $65 ($50 Resident) ● No class Sept. 2

LIL SPIKES VOLLEYBALL

Ages 5-7

Girls & Boys. Learn the fundamentals of volleyball while having fun! This instructional class meets once a week for 4 weeks to practice all of the volleyball basics. Fee includes T-shirt. Wear shorts or sweats & athletic shoes. Horizon Middle School. 246056 Oct. 2-23 246057 Nov. 6-27 ● Mon., 6:15-7:15 p.m. ● $40 ($35 Resident)

LIL SPIKES VOLLEYBALL 2

Ages 5-7

Girls & boys. Take those basic skills from Lil Spikes & implement into drills with live ball play. Should have complete Lil Spikes at least twice or have a good understanding of platform passing & body movement. Horizon Middle School. 248091 Oct. 2-23 248092 Nov. 6-27 ● Mon., 6:15-7:15 p.m. ● $40 ($35 Resident)

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sports | youth VOLLEYBALL CLINIC

Ages 7-18

● $39 ($30 Resident) Get your volleyball season off with a Passset-hit! This clinic is a skills & drills clinic to improve overall performance. Shirt included in fee.

Ages 11 & under 248088 Sept. 9 ● Sat.,

1-2:45 p.m.

Ages 12 & up 248089 Sept. 9 ● Sat.,

3-4:45 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL SKILLS CLINIC

Ages 7-18

Fine tune the skills you have been learning over the past few weeks. These clinics are 55 minutes long & packed with techniques & movements to help every player improve! Serving 248102 1-1:55 p.m.

FALL BOYS BASEBALL LEAGUE

Ages 6-14 (as of 9/1/17)

Play Ball! Develop skills, teamwork & good sportsmanship in a supportive environment. Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes T-shirt & cap. Bring your baseball glove. Thanks to Play It Again Sports-Aurora & Kohrs Orthodontics for sponsoring. BASEBALL COACH PITCH

Passing

● $95

248104 3:55 p.m.

($85 Resident) Games ● Practices start Aug. 14 ● Deadline to register: July 31

Hitting

Ages 6-8

248106 4-4:55 p.m.

246069 Aug. 28-Oct. 26

248103 2-2:55 p.m.

● 8

Setting

● Oct.

14 ● $10 each clinic ● Sky Vista M.S.

● Games

SOFTBALL PITCHING CLINIC

Ages 8-13

246065 Aug. 19 ● Sat., ● $10

9-10:30 a.m.

● Olympic

on Mon.-Thu., nights

BASEBALL PLAYER PITCH

(long pants required) ● $115 ($105 Resident) ● 8 Games ● Practices start Aug. 14 ● Games on Saturdays ● Deadline to register: July 31

Ages 8-10

Park

YOUTH SPORTS FALL LEAGUES T-BALL LEAGUE

Ages 4 & 5 (as of 9/1/17) ● $72 ($62 Resident) Hit from a batting tee, run the bases, catch & throw. Participation & fun! Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes T-shirt & cap. Bring your ball glove. Thanks to Play It Again Sports-Aurora & Kohrs Orthodontics for sponsoring. ● Games M-Th nights ● 6 Game season ● Deadline to register: July 31 ● Practices begin the week of Aug. 14 246079 Aug. 28-Oct. 26

246070 Aug. 26-Oct. 28 Ages 10-12 246066 Aug. 26-Oct. 28

BOYS COMPETITIVE BASEBALL LEAGUE

Ages 8-14 as of 9/1/17 ● $155

($145 Resident) Games ● Practices start Aug. 14 ● Games on Tue., Wed., & Sat. ● Deadline to register: July 31 ● 12

Baseball 8-10 246071 Aug. 26-Oct. 28 Ages 10-12 246067 Aug. 26-Oct. 28 Ages 12-14 246068 Aug. 26-Oct. 28

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sports | youth FALL GIRLS SOFTBALL LEAGUE

COED SOCCER

Ages 6-14

Ages 3-12 (as 9/1/17)

Play Ball! Develop skills, teamwork & good sportsmanship in a supportive, non-competitive environment. Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes T-shirt & visor. Bring your softball glove. Thanks to Play It Again Sports-Aurora & Kohrs Orthodontics for sponsoring. ● Practices start Aug. 14 ● Deadline to register: July 31 ● 8 Games

● $107 ($97 Resident) Learn basic fundamentals of the game of soccer in a fun, supportive environment. Practices are scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played on Saturdays at the Aurora Sports Park. Equipment needed: shin guards required for ages 12 & under. Fee includes game shirt. VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED! ● 8 game season ● Practices start Aug. 14 ● Registration deadline: July 28 ● Makeup day: Oct. 21

SOFTBALL COACH PITCH ● $95

($85 Resident)

Ages 6-8 246073 Aug. 9-Oct. 24 ● Games

on Tue.

SOFTBALL PLAYER PITCH

LEAGUE PLAY 3v3 3 & 4’s 245810 Aug. 19-Oct. 21 LEAGUE PLAY 4v4

Games ● Games on Thu. ● Long pants required) ● $115 ($105 Resident)

6U

Ages 9-11

245812 Aug. 19-Oct. 21

246074 Aug. 30-Oct. 25

LEAGUE PLAY 9v9

● Games

10U

● 8

on Wed.

245811 Aug. 19-Oct. 21 LEAGUE PLAY 7v7 8U

Ages 12-14

245809 Aug. 19-Oct. 21

246072 Aug. 31-Oct. 26

12U

YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL

245808 Aug. 19-Oct. 21

K-7th Grades

Touchdown! Fundamentals of team sports & flag football: passing, catching, blocking, running. Practices held once a week by volunteer coaches. Games played at Olympic Park. Fee includes T-shirt. Volunteer coaches get discount. ● Boys & Girls ● 8 game season ● Aurora Sports Park ● $107 ($97 Resident) ● Registration deadline: July 28 ● Makeup day: Oct. 21

COED LACROSSE Ages 8-14

245879 Aug. 19-Oct. 21

● $110 $100 Resident) Fundamentals of team sports: stick handling, stops, turns, shooting, trapping. Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Travel 3-4 Sat. to play teams from other cities. Fee includes jersey. Bring your mouth guard, helmet with cage, elbow pads, gloves & wear protective cup (boys). Thanks to Play It Again Sports-Aurora & C.A.R.A. (Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics) for sponsoring. ● 7 game season ● Practices start wk. of Aug. 21 ● Registration deadline Aug. 16

Grades 2nd-3rd Grades

Ages 8-10

245876 Aug. 19-Oct. 21

246078 Sept. 9-Oct. 28

4th-5th Grades

Ages 10-12

245877 Aug. 19-Oct. 21

246075 Sept. 9-Oct. 28

6th-7th Grades

Ages 12-14

245878 Aug. 19-Oct. 21

246076 Sept. 9-Oct. 28

K-1st Grades

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sports | youth VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

Ages 18 & under (as of 9/1/17) ● $100

($90 Resident) Learn the fundamentals of team sports & volleyball: serve, pass, set, hit. Everyone plays! Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area schools. Fee includes T-shirt. Sponsors are Play It Again Sports-Aurora & Elevate Ortho. ● Registration deadline: Aug. 23 ● Practices start wk. of Sept. 4 ● Games start wk. of Sept. 15 Ages 8 & under 246062 Sat. games

To play in this league, call 303.326.8700 for registration procedures. Volunteer coaches needed: FREE training clinic provided (see below). Discount registration fees for head coach. ● Free to city coaches ● Registration required.

245875 Nov. 18 ● Sat., noon-2 ● $10/Outside

Ages 14 & under 246060 Fri. games Ages 18 & under 246061 Fri. games

p.m. Coaches. Free for city

coaches. Vista M.S.

● Sky

PRE-SEASON BASKETBALL CLINIC

Grades 1-8 • Ages 6-14

AURORA WRESTLING CLUB

Fee includes practices, membership to USA Wrestling, & League Shirt. Singlet & headgear recommended but not required. Participants will choose tournaments they want to attend on Sundays throughout the season. Tournament fees are an additional cost (Approximately $16 per tournament) to the participant. U8 248256 Nov. 6-Feb. 14 U14 248255 Nov. 6-Feb. 14

● M/W, 7-8 p.m. ● $130 ($120 Resident) ● Overland High School Wrestling

Start your season out right! Improve your fundamentals of basketball in just one day! Learn dribbling, shooting, passing, & defense during this challenging but fun clinic. 245874 Nov. 18 ● Sat., 9-11 a.m. ● $25 ● Sky Vista M.S.

RECREATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE

6-7 p.m.

Grades 1-8 (as of 9/1/17)

Room

WINTER BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Teams are formed based on where kids live. Practices are chosen by the volunteer coaches & are located at local elementary & middle schools. Games are played at area middle schools on Friday evenings or Saturdays. Fee includes practices, games & team jersey. Coaches’ Meeting ● Thu.,

Nov. 9, 6 p.m. at the AMC Council Chamber, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway.

Player & Coach Info

Non-City Organizations

BASKETBALL COACH CLINIC

Ages 10 & under 246058 Sat. games Ages 12 & under 246059 Fri. games

● M/W,

Register at the Aurora Sports Office or online at www.AuroraGov.org/Recreation. Friends requests are honored. Team placement is on a space available basis. For specific team requests, use the coach’s last name.

Coaches must submit their prospective player roster by Nov. 1. Parents are responsible to register their child. Coaches are not required to collect forms & fees. Parents please register your child for their current grade in school as Sept. 2017. You may register up one level if you are not in the Competitive League & would like more competition. Participants are restricted to one City of Aurora team, regardless of their level of play. ● NOTE: Head coach must complete concussion training & pass a background check.

● $105 ($90 Resident) ● 8 game season ● Games start the wk. of Dec. 11 ● Registration deadline Nov. 1 ● Practices start the week of Nov.

Girls

1st & 2nd Grade 3nd & 4th Grade 5th & 6th Grade 7th & 8th Grade

Boys

1st & 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade

13

245859 245860 245864 245867 245861 245862 245865 245866 245869 245871 245873

BOYS BASKETBALL COMPETITIVE LEAGUE

Grades 4-8 (as of 9/1/17) ● $105

($90 Resident) This league is full teams only. 247618 4th Grade 5th Grade 245863 6th Grade 245868 7th Grade 245870 8th Grade 245872

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theatre | cultural services CULTURAL ARTS

Partially funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. Cultural Services Division

THEATRE /YOUTH

Create & perform a play. Learn about storytelling, improvisation, script writing, adaptation, acting & characterization. Develop lifelong learning skills, such as listening, reading, writing, memorization, concentration & team work. Attendance & memorization are required. Theatre performances & demonstrations are held on the last day of class during the class period. Seating is limited to two or three spots per student depending upon the size of the class & the venue.

OF WITCHES & WILD THINGS Ages 4-7

Explore "Where the Wild Things Are," "Room on the Broom," "Witches Four," "Stellaluna & the Little Old Lady That Was Not Afraid of Anything." Read a different story each week. Share the stories with your family, in a performance, on the last day of class. Memorization is not required. 247756 Sept. 12-Oct. 24 ● Tue.,

4:30-6 p.m. ● $70 ($54 Resident) ● Mission Viejo ● No class Oct. 17

THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE Ages 7-12

Explore the magical world of "The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe." 247757 Sept. 20-Nov. 15 ● Wed.,

5-6:30 p.m. ($58 Resident) ● Beck - Ponderosa Room ● No class Oct. 18 & 25 ● $75

MURDER MYSTERY

STAR WARS SAGA

Ages 7-12

Create & perform a play based on the Star Wars film & fan fiction series. Include your favorite characters & create a new Star Wars adventure. Share a performance with your family on the last day of class. 247759 Sept. 16-Oct. 28 ● Sat., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ● $80 ($60 Resident) ● Tallyn’s Reach Library Community Room ● No class Oct. 7

LEMONY SNICKET

Ages 9-15

Create & perform a play based on the popular "Series of Unfortunate Events" book series. 247761 Sept. 16-Oct. 28 ● Sat., 9 a.m.-noon ● $125 ($105 Resident) ● Aurora Fox Studio

LAND OF STORIES

Ages 8-15

Become characters from the books & create scenes through improvisation. 247762 Sept. 16-Nov. 4 ● Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m. ● $110 ($90 Resident) ● Central Library Studio ● No class Oct. 14 & 21

MUSICAL HORROR!

Ages 9-15

Ages 10-16

Learn how to build suspense & reveal clues by creating your own murder mystery through writing exercises, improvisation & collaboration.

Learn how to audition, rehearse & perform in a musical. Selections from "Wicked," "The Addams Family," "Young Frankenstein," "The Nightmare Before Christmas," "Sweeney Todd" & "The Phantom of the Opera." 247760 Sept. 17-Nov. 5 ● Sun., 1:30-3:30 p.m. ● $100 ($80 Resident) ● Central Library Studio

247758 Sept. 21-Nov. 16 ● Thu.,

5-6:30 p.m. ($58 Resident) ● Central Library Small Community Room ● No class Oct. 12 & 19 ● $75

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therapeutic recreation

BECK RECREATION CENTER

800 Telluride St. Aurora, CO 80011 AuroraGov.org/Therapeutics

The city of Aurora is committed to supporting individuals with disabilities in recreation programs. We provide an opportunity to experience programs of social enrichment, arts, culture, excursions, sports & fitness in a positive, healthy & fun environment.

FALL PROGRAM SEPT.-NOV. Programs for ages 3 & older

ADAPTIVE GYMNASTICS

This class increases a participants coordination & motor skills in a sensory friendly environment ● Oct. 11-Nov. 22 ● Wed., 4-5 p.m. ● Meadowood Programs for ages 8 & older

FREE VOLLEYBALL CLINIC

Get exposure to a practice & a short game with your friends. Discover if you would like to join our Special Olympics team, the season begins in September. ● Sept. 12 ● Tue., 6-7 p.m. ● Moorhead

SPECIAL OLYMPICS VOLLEYBALL

Learn fundamentals of a team sport & volleyball. Opportunity to compete in an area & state competition. ● Sept. 19-Nov. 14 ● Tue., 6-7 p.m. ● Moorhead

HALLOWEEN DANCE

Fun spooky environment for dancing, games, costume contest & more ● Oct. 27 ● Fri., 6-8:30 p.m. ● Beck

FALL BREAK PROGRAM

Variety of fun & engaging programs provided during school break. ● Mon.-Fri. ● 10 a.m.-1 p.m. ● Full transportation provided

EXCURSIONS

Weekly opportunity to explore Colorado, while enhancing social & independent skills. ● Sept. 7-Nov. 30 ● Thu., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ● Full transportation provided

MOVIN’ MONDAYS

Engage in a variety of team sports, developing gross motor skills while working on team work. ● Mon., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ● Location varies

TUESDAYS GOT TALENT

Rehearse a current act or discover your hidden talent to perform for your family & friends. ● Sept. 5-Oct. 24 ● Tue., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ● Location varies

THERAPEUTIC SWIM LESSONS

Chance to work on swimming fundamentals & basic strokes in a 1:1 or 1:3 class setting. Contact Therapeutic staff for more information regarding all ages. ● Bilingual

staff member available. 303.326.8410 to receive more information or to become a volunteer for our programs.

● Call

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volunteer | discover the fun! Volunteering helps make our community great, but it also provides you with personal benefits. You will explore your interests, meet new people, build your confidence, improve or acquire new skills, feel good about yourself and have fun. The Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Department has volunteer opportunities throughout the city year-round.

PARKS & FORESTRY STEWARDS

Make a positive difference in your neighborhood by becoming a volunteer steward of Aurora’s parks and urban forest. Enjoy the outdoors and connect with your neighbors and area wildlife as you work to improve the quality of life in Aurora – creating healthy environments for people, nature and community. We provide training, supplies and ongoing support. No experience required - you just need to sign up and pass a background check (that we pay for) and you’re good to go!

PUNKIN CHUNKIN OCTOBER 6, 7 & 8, 2017

Tens of thousands of people travel from all over the country to see how far a pumpkin can fly at the annual Punkin Chunkin Colorado event. This unique, three-day event engages the energy and ingenuity of youth and adults, while inspiring a fresh twist on creativity. In addition to the competition, the event offers headlining music acts and a fun fall festival complete with family games and activities, a pumpkin patch, food vendors and a beer garden. Volunteers are needed for every activity at the event including the welcome booth, pumpkin patch, games, entertainment and more. Volunteers will be requested to work in shifts. Minimum age to volunteer is 14.

Krystle Berkey, Volunteer Coordinator |

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class locations | we’re here

Most city facilities are available for parties & rentals. Call the specific facility for rental details.

AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS (ACAA) 30 Del Mar Cr. 80011 303.739.7950

THE AURORA FOX

9900 E. Colfax Ave. 80010 303.739.1970

AURORA HISTORY MUSEUM

15051 E. Alameda Parkway 80012 303.739.6660 303.739.6661/historic preservation

AURORA RESERVOIR

EXPO RECREATION CENTER

10955 E. Exposition Ave. 80012 303.326.8630

REGISTRATION/ SPORTS OFFICE

15151 E. Alameda Parkway Ste. 1900, 80012 303.326.8650/registration 303.326.8700/sports

HOFFMAN MUNICIPAL SERVICES CENTER

5800 S. Powhaton Rd. 80016 303.326.8425/main office 303.326.8430/park rangers

1298 Peoria St.

BECK RECREATION CENTER & GYMNASIUM

Youth Community Center

800 Telluride St. 80011 303.739.6888 303.739.6891/fitness 303.739.6889/outdoor & rentals 303.739.6878/preschool 303.739.6888/racquetball 303.326.8410/therapeutics

BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER

13655 E. Alameda Ave. 80012 303.344.1776

CENTRAL LIBRARY

14949 E. Alameda Parkway 80012 303.739.6640 303.326.8308/dance

DELANEY FARM

170 S. Chambers Rd. 80017 303.326.8708/youth dev.

Library Computer Center

303.739.1572 303.739.1570

LOWRY INTERGENERATIONAL CENTER

1016 Boston St. #880, 80230 303.326.8328/preschool 303.326.8320/Morning Star

MEADOWOOD RECREATION CENTER & GYMNASTICS

3054 S. Laredo St., 80013 303.326.8300 303.326.8310/gymnastics 303.326.8304/preschool

MEADOW HILLS

3609 S. Dawson St., 80014 303.326.8308/dance studio 303.739.7891/fitness studio

MISSION VIEJO LIBRARY

15324 E. Hampden Circle 80013 303.326.8600

MOORHEAD RECREATION CENTER

2390 Havana St., 80010 303.326.8315

MORRISON NATURE CENTER/STAR K RANCH

16002 E. Smith Rd., 80011 303.326.8445

SUMMER VALLEY CENTER

17400 E. Lehigh Pl., 80013 303.326.8676

TALLYN’S REACH LIBRARY

23911 E. Arapahoe Rd. 80016 303.627.3050

VILLAGE GREEN CENTER

1300 S. Chambers Cr. 80012 303.326.8640

POOLS

BECK INDOOR POOL

800 Telluride St., 80011 303.739.6919

MOORHEAD INDOOR POOL

2390 Havana St., 80010 303.326.8315

UTAH INDOOR POOL

1800 S. Peoria St., 80012 303.739.1530 303.739.1535/aquatics admin

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FACILITY MAP

facilities map | find your way

City of Aurora Parks, Recreation & Open Space (PROS) Department City of Aurora Library & Cultural Services Department

Smith Rd.

★ Centennial

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Hoffman Services Center Center for Active Adults ■ ■ Del Mar Pool Highline Park ■ Lowry ■

■ Beck Recreation Center/Indoor Pool 6th Ave.

★ DeLaney Farm ● AMC

Bicentennial ★ Art Center

Alameda Ave.

Colfax Ave. ■ Sports Park

◆ Central Library ★ Museum

E-470

Buckley Rd.

I-225

Peoria St.

Jewell Ave. ■ Utah Indoor Pool ■ Horseshoe Park ■ Wheel Park Iliff Ave. ■ Olympic Park Chambers Rd.

Havana St.

Village Green Center/Pool ■

Tower Rd.

Expo ■ Mississippi Ave.

Gun Club Rd.

MLK ◆ ★ Library Fox

■ Morrison Nature Center Tower Rd.

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■ Moorhead Center/Pool Montview Blvd.

Airport Blvd.

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● Aurora Municipal Center (AMC) Arapahoe Rd.

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Aurora Recreation Guide Fall 2017  

All of the Aurora fun and games for the Fall 2017 season!