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Adult Opportunities / Senior Center / 50+

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.


S.O.A.P Spring Show (PDF)

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Date: Friday, May 6 (1:30 & 7p.m.); Saturday, May 7 (2p.m.)
Location: Senior Center
Tickets: $5

Our wonderful SOAP (Slightly Older Adult Players) Troupe is at it again with a witty, funy, and musical show to entertain people of all ages! Come down to the senior Center as the SOAP troupe presents "Senior Moments II" on May 6 and May 7.

Historical Cafe

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Wednesday, May 18 (11:30 A.M.-1:30 P.M.)
Cost: $18.70 members/$22 non-members
Rocky Mountain National Park celebrated its centennial in 2015. Meet the driving force behind the creation of RMNP, Enos Mills (played by professional storyteller and award winning author, John Stansfield). Lunch will be served after the presentation

Experience Chicago

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Explore the windy City's Scene of Speakeasies, Mobsters, & Signature Eats! 

Historical Cafe-Chicago

March 30th
Time: 11:30am-1:30pm
Price: $22; $18.70 member

Chicago is amoung the largest citites in the U.S famed for its bold Architecture, museums, and as an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, and transportation. Vist the roots and History of how Chicago came to be the city it is today and with a special guest speaker

Spring Artisan Market

Date: April 9th

Shop Local artisan products for Mother's Day, or just for fun!

Out to Lunch- Chicago, Lakewood

Date: April 15th
Time: 10:30am-3:00pm
Price: $20; $17 Member

Tying into the Senior Center's "Experience Chicago," we visit one of the best Chicago style restaurants in Colorado. Fannie May Candy, Salerno Butter Cookies, and Green River pop are all available at this family owned restaurant. Entrees range from $8-$12.

Praire Sage Dance

Date: May 2nd
Time: 7:00-10:00pm

Jim Ehrlich, Chicago 20s Speakeasy (Hot dog dinner)


May 6th & 7th
Price: $5

Our Wonderful SOAP (Slightly Older Adult Players) Troupe is at it again with a witty, funny, and musical show to entertain people of all ages

34rd Annual Old Timer's Game

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Location: City Park North Ball field
Time: July, 4 (9:30 A.M.)

Enjoy a blast from the past watching these men relive their great memories enjoying the sport that they loved

Avery House Celebration

Location: 328 W. Mountain Ave.
Time July 4 (10 A.M. - 2 P.M.)
Celebrate an old fashioned Fourth of July at the 1879 Avery House. Admission is FREE. Enjoy Victorian games and crafts, live music, historic characters, activites, booths and more. Visit the Avery House website for more information.

Afternoon at the Movies

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The Next Showing:To Kill a Mockingbird
5/6            F              1:00 PM       To Kill a Mockingbird
5/20          F              1:00 PM       Big Fish
6/3            F              1:00 PM       Forest Gum
6/17          F              1:00 PM       Honor Flight
7/1            F              1:00 PM       True Grit

The Play's the Thing (PDF)

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Date: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month (6:30-8p.m.)
Location: The stage at the Senior Center

Read Shakespeare aloud with fellow thespians. Bring a copy of the complete Works of William Shakespeare!


Drop in Duplicate Bridge
Ongoing every Friday (11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Cost: $3.50 for non-members, $2.80 for members   

Drop in Party Bridge & Pinochle
Cost: Free for members
Ongoing every Tuesday (12:30-4 p.m.)  
Ongoing every Thursday (5-8 p.m.)    

Prairie Sage Dances

Come enjoy Prairie Sage Dances each Monday from 7-10p.m.
Cost: $4

Upcoming dances are:    

Mar. 7th: Big Twang Theory
March 21st: Pepie
April 4th: H & H
April 18th: Pepie
May 2nd: Jim Ehrlich