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Senior Center
Center news, events, and updates.

Adult Recreation provides opportunities for life enrichment through activity and knowledge and is offered at several locations including the Fort Collins Senior Center, Club Tico, Pottery Studio and Northside Aztlan Center.

Program focus includes:

  • Aquatics
  • Arts
  • Crafts and pottery
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Leisure learning
  • Gardening
  • Fitness and wellness
  • Outdoor activities
  • Social programs and events
  • Travel

Additionally a number of services and community resources are made available on site at the Senior Center.

News/Events

Health and Wellness September Newsletter (PDF)

Check out the latest from the health and wellness program.

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SANTANA Tribute Concert-Sept. 6 (PDF)

Soul Sacrifice, a tribute to Santana, will perform on Sept. 6th from 7-10 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. The concert is outside at the Fort Collins Senior Center (1200 Raintree Ave.), overlooking Rolland Moore Park. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 

Call the Senior Center for tickets and more information: 970.221.6644.

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Grandparents Day - Sept. 13

9 a.m.-Noon. at the Fort Collins Senior Center (1200 Raintree Drive)

Grandparents' Day is a time to celebrate the special bond with the children in your life. Bring your grandkids to the Senior Center for some fun games in the gym, swimming pool, and backyard. Light refreshments will be available.

Cost is $4 per person under 50 years of age. Those 50 years of age and older are free.

Call 970.221.6644 for more information.

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Historical Cafe: Historical Homes Tour-Sept 16 (PDF)

Poudre Landmarks Foundation’s Historic Homes Tour takes place the 2nd Saturday in September.  Join us for a slide show presentation of the homes on this year’s tour and learn about their architecture and history. Lunch will be served. 

Ages 50 years and older are welcome. The slideshow will take place at the Senior Center from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16. 

Cost is $20 per persona and $16 for Senior Center members.

Call 970-221-6644 to register.

 

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Cemetery Stroll (PDF)

September 19, 2015, 10:30 a.m.
Travel through Fort Collins' past and revisit the honorees that helped us grow from a military fort to the vibrant city we enjoy today. This year's Cemetery Stroll will feature the best of years past from mayors, rag merchants, educators, entertainers, veterans and historians. Each of these characters played an important role in shaping our city's extraordinary past.

Tickets
Adults: $6
Children ages 12 and under: $3

Tickets are available at the Fort Collins Senior Center located at 1200 Raintree Drive and at Grandview Cemetery. 

Pioneer Picnic
Following the Cemetery Stroll, enjoy a commemorative Pioneer Picnic with music and entertainment. 

Tickets are $9 per adult and $7 per child. 

Contact 970-221-6644 for more information. 

 

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Mahjohng and Mimosa Tournament (PDF)

September 26, 2015

Join us for the first Senior Center Mahjong Tournament.  We play mahjong, enjoy light refreshments and listen to the lovely sounds of a harpist!

Ages: 50 years and older welcome. 
Location: Senior Center

9/26       Sat.        10:00am -3:00 pm $15

To register, contact 970-221-6644.

 

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Prairie Sage Dances

Join us every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at the Senior Center for live music, dancing and refreshments. This year's line-up is:

9/21        M             7:00–10:00 PM    $4           Darrell Sullivan, Prairie Sage Theme (wear green)
10/5        M             7:00–10:00 PM    $4           Peter Lopez, Harvest Moon Dance (wear orange)
10/19      M             7:00–10:00 PM    $4           Pepie Carlberg, Halloween (chili supper)
11/2        M             7:00–10:00 PM    $4           Jim Ehrlich, Go Bronco’s Dance
11/16      M             7:00–10:00 PM    $4           Harris and Harris, 40’s Theme
12/7        M             7:00–10:00 PM    $4           Jim Ehrlich, Twinkle Twinkle Star (bling dance)
12/21      M             7:00–10:00 PM    $4           Darrell Sullivan, Christmas Starlight Theme