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Denver Senior Events

This calendar lists events for seniors, boomers, older adults and family caregivers living in the greater Denver metro area. Many of the events feature companies and non-profit organizations presenting information to educate and inform seniors and their families on resources available in the community. Occasionally we include other events from the Colorado Front Range.

24 April 2015


Pikes Peak Writers Conference
Where: Colorado Springs Marriott, 5580 Tech Center Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919 (map)
Pikes Peak Writers Conference has a welcoming, friendly atmosphere where you can dive into the topics that interest you the most, surrounded by industry professionals and other writers who are eager to learn, connect and network. The three-day conference is full of topical, in-depth workshops, dynamic keynote speakers, opportunities for one-on-one time with agents and editors, the chance to read your work aloud for constructive critique, plus time to socialize with fellow writers. Learn More
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25 April 2015


9Health Fair is at the Colorado Convention Center
Where: The Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202, United States (map)
The opportunity for a comprehensive check of your health in a convenient setting is just around the corner! The Colorado Convention Center will host a 9Health Fair on Sunday, April 25th, 2014 from 7:00am to noon. Visit the website to find other fair dates and locations near you. Learn More
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25 April 2015


Rocky Mountain Bead Society Bead Bazaar
Where: Denver Mart, 451 East 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216 (map)
Plan to attend the Rocky Mountain Bead Society Bead Bazaar and learn more about beads, jewelry making beading classes and much more. Learn More
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28 April 2015


Low Vision Presentation
Where: Caley Ridge Assisted Living, 9350 E Caley Ave, Englewood, CO (map)
On April 28th from 1:30PM to 2:30PM, Caley Ridge and the Center for People with Disabilities, are hosting a presentation regarding low vision issues, solutions and support. Find out how you can obtain free in home training to enhance the lives of people who have this challenge. Light refreshments will be served. Learn More
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30 April 2015


Denver National Quilt Festival
Where: Denver Mart, 451 East 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216 (map)
Enjoy a unique collection of quilt and textile art from across the country, a juried and judged competition, fascinating workshops and lectures, plus the Merchants Mall offering everything the quilter, textile artist and home sewer need to fill up their stash shelves, finish that quilt and start the next masterpiece. Workshops and lectures, full of fun and innovative techniques for beginners as well as for the more advanced textile artist will be offered. Learn More
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30 April 2015


Lecture & Book Signing with Megan Carnarius
Where: Balfour at Riverfront Park, 1500 Little Raven St., Denver (map)
Plan to attend a lecture and book signing with Megan Carnarius, Author and Executive Director of Balfour Cherrywood Village. This event will be held at Balfour at Riverfront Park from 4:30PM to 5:30PM. Megan Carnarius is a nationally renowned expert of Alzheimer’s care. She will host a short lecture followed by a personal book signing. Learn more about Balfour at Riverfront Park
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1 May 2015


9Health Fair
Where: Colorado (map)
Get the health screenings you need this spring. 9Health Fairs are hosted across Colorado in April & May. Visit the 9Health Fair website and find a fair near you. Consider volunteering.
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1 May 2015


Find a The Death Cafe Event
Where: United States (map)
With a Death Cafe, the idea is to get people from all backgrounds together over tea, coffee and delicious cake, to simply talk about death, a normal aspect of life that is generally feared by our culture. The hope of the Death Cafe movement is to simply normalize this phase of life by allowing groups of people to talk about death. A Death Cafe is not a support group or a means of selling services, but is instead a simple social gathering. There have been Death Caffes all over Colorado and the US. Learn More
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1 May 2015


Find a Walk with a Doc Event
Where: United States (map)
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! Learn More
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2 May 2015


Furry Scurry
Where: Washington Park, Denver, CO, USA (map)
The Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry has become a tradition for many Denver area residents. The annual two-mile walk for animals takes place at Denver’s Washington Park on the first Saturday in May. As the Dumb Friends League’s largest annual fundraiser, more than 12,000 people and 5,000 dogs join us for the walk and raise funds for the homeless pets in our care. Learn More
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4 May 2015


Aurora Center for Active Adults
Where: Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora, CO 80011, United States (map)
Find events in May at Aurora Center for Active Adults located in Aurora, Colorado. View Event Flyer
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6 May 2015


Adventures of the Mind Event at Covenant Village of Colorado
Where: Covenant Village of Colorado, 9153 Yarrow St, Westminster, CO 80021 (map)
Join us for the May Spotlight Event at Covenant Village of Colorado – “Adventures of the Mind – Maximizing Your Memory Health with Dr. Len Lecci. Dr. Lecci, a nationally renowned expert on memory cre and Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, will share latest treatments, the warning signs of memory loss and how to be preparead with an action plan. Please RSVP to 877-628-2629.Learn more about Covenant Village of Colorado
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7 May 2015


Denver Coin Expo
Where: National Western Expo, 4655 Humboldt St, Denver CO, 80216 (map)
Dealers from across the country bring their coins and currency to the expo. Buy-Sell-Trade-Exchange Information! The public will enter the North Lobby of the Expo Hall. Learn More
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8 May 2015


Colorado Chocolate Festival
Where: Denver Mart, 451 East 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216 (map)
The Colorado Chocolate Festival happens on Mother’s Day weekend. What a great time to enjoy Chocolate! Find 30,000 Sq Ft of Chocolate Heaven with over 80 Vendors from across the U.S.! From Chocolate Candy, Cakes, Cookies, Truffles, Fudge, Brownies, Toffees, Coffees and so much more! Not to mention the Mother’s Day Gift Market with jewelry, clothes, imports and crafts. Ticket information posted on the event website. Learn More
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9 May 2015


Littleton Youth Ballet's Hansel and Gretel
Where: Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree Arts Center, CO (map)
Following the tradition of Littleton Youth Ballet's quality productions of The Nutcracker, we are proud to present the Storybook Ballet series. This is a new production of Hansel and Gretel on May 9th and 10th. Saturday, May 9th performance is at 6:00PM, Sunday, May 10th at 12:00PM and 5:00PM. Tickets are for reserved seats and range from $16 to $23. There is a $3 surcharge per ticket. Learn More
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12 May 2015


Unique Lives Presentation – Piper Kerman – Orange is the New Black
Where: Seawell Grand Ball Room, 1101 13th Street, Denver, CO 80204, United States (map)
Unique Lives & Experiences is a Women’s Lecture Series, designed to motivate, challenge and enlighten anyone with an open mind and a strong desire to learn from the personal experiences of distinguished speakers. Learn More
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16 May 2015


President Truman and Transportation: His Love of Chrysler Cars and Historic Whistle Stop Tour
Where: Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Blvd., Denver, CO (map)
Join us at the Forney Museum to hear Lloyd Barger give a presentation about President Truman’s love of Chrysler Cars and his 30,000 mile Whistle Stop Tour across the country. Mr. Barger is a winner of the National Freedom Foundation Medal for public speaking and was recently awarded a commemorative diploma from Truman State University in Missouri. Learn More
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19 May 2015


Older Active Adult Health & Resource Day
Where: Goodson Recreation Center, 6315 S. University Blvd, Centennial, CO 80121 (map)
This free event at the Goodson Recreation Center on May 19th from 10AM to Noon, will allow you to learn about local senior resources and how to improve or maintain your fitness and improve your total well-being. This event is Free! On May 20th there is a similar event at Douglas H. Buck Community Center. Learn More
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19 May 2015


Arthritis Awareness Month - Learn how to live with arthritis
Where: Juniper Village at Aurora, 11901 E Mississippi, Aurora, CO (map)
How to live with Arthritis - Senior Functional Fitness will lead discussions about the benefits of exercise, healthy foods that can help with arthritis, and other alternative treatments on May 19th from 1PM to 2PM. Refreshments will be provided. Kindly RSVP to 303-341-6335. Learn more about Juniper Communities
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20 May 2015


Older Active Adult Health & Resource Day
Where: Douglas H. Buck Community Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave, Littleton, CO 80120 (map)
This free event at the Douglas H. Buck Community Center on May 20th from 10AM to Noon, will allow you to learn about local senior resources and how to improve or maintain your fitness and improve your total well-being. This event is Free! Learn More
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21 May 2015


2015 Jefferson County Senior Heroes
Where: Mountain Vista Senior Living Communoity, 4800 Tabor St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 (map)
Nominate your favorite senior hero who lives and serves in Jefferson County. Then attend this event to honor them. Free refreshments and valet parking. View Event Flyer
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28 May 2015


RiverPointe Senior Living Fundraiser for YMCA of Metro Denver
Where: RiverPointe Senior Community, 5225 South Prince Street, Littleton, Colorado 80123 (map)
The YMCA provides scholarships for in-need seniors and school-aged children. Join RiverPointe Senior Living on 5-28-15 from 2:30 to 4:30PM, as they support the YMCA of Metro Denver. Enjoy "The Village People" aka: Cliff Spratt Band, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks included with your donation! Dress as your favorite "Village Person" - Indian, Policeman, Iron Worker or Cowboy. Cost: $10 all proceeds go to the YMCA scholarship program. RSVP required - Call 303-797-0600. Learn More
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30 May 2015


Amazing Adventures Travel & Recreation Expo
Where: Infinity Park; 950 S Birch St, Denver, CO 80246 (map)
Amazing Adventures Travel & Recreation Expo is an event for families and anyone who loves to travel! Admission is FREE and you’ll learn about all the wonderful things to do in Colorado and beyond. With over 100 national and international destinations, plus food samples, raffles and giveaways, the Expo has something for everyone.Learn More
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30 May 2015


Motorcycle Poker Run Fundraiser for bessie’s Hope
Where: Platte River Bar & Grill, 5995 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80120, United States (map)
This is not just another ride! Ride includes stops at favorite venues and elder care locations. Free breakfast burrito at starting location and free snacks and beverages along the way, Your presence with your bike will make an elders week or year! Bikers, who want to can give residents a ride around the parking lot of the elder care locations. To register visit website. Learn More
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1 June 2015


Find a The Death Cafe Event
Where: United States (map)
With a Death Cafe, the idea is to get people from all backgrounds together over tea, coffee and delicious cake, to simply talk about death, a normal aspect of life that is generally feared by our culture. The hope of the Death Cafe movement is to simply normalize this phase of life by allowing groups of people to talk about death. A Death Cafe is not a support group or a means of selling services, but is instead a simple social gathering. There have been Death Caffes all over Colorado and the US. Learn More
(add to your Google Calendar)