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Programs for Adults: Rockrimmon Library

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Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Exploring Mindfulness, Discovering Delight Meditation Class

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Meditation and contemplation are great ways to integrate mindfulness into our everyday lives. Join certified meditation instructor Joanna Bolek for an introduction to the mindfulness and stress reduction practice of meditation. Registration requested.

Financial Literacy Workshop

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Transamerica Financial Advisors and World Financial Group Inc. provide strategies and guidance to enhance your financial literacy, including information about:

* Debt management and how money works

* Emergency funds

* How to get a paycheck in retirement

* Protecting yourself from the downside of the market

* Regulation changes in Social Security and 401K


(Light refreshments provided.)


Register for this free workshop online or at (719) 593-8000.

Fifth Friday: Yarn-Dyeing Workshop

When: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Students will join instructor Deb Greer as she guides the class in dyeing cotton yarn, using the space dyeing method. Each participant will go home with their own skein and a free dishcloth pattern to use it! All supplies and equipment provided for this free class. Space is limited to the first 12 registrants ages 18+.

Slow Flow Yoga

When: Saturday, April 01, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Yoga instructor Leigh Spector will take attendees through a non-heated yoga class emphasizing basic poses and yoga flow, accompanied by gentle music. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel. All ages welcome; all experience levels welcome (beginners through advanced). Registration required for this free class.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 PM. This month we will discuss Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.

Slow Flow Yoga

When: Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Yoga instructor Leigh Spector will take attendees through a non-heated yoga class emphasizing basic poses and yoga flow, accompanied by gentle music. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel. All ages welcome; all experience levels welcome (beginners through advanced). Registration required for this free class.

Yarn-tastic!

When: Friday, April 07, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

All adult handicrafters aged 18 and over are welcome -- knitters, cross stitchers, crocheters, beaders, etc... BRING YOUR OWN PROJECT, share ideas, learn new skills. Light refreshments served.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Greeting Card Workshop

When: Friday, April 14, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join paper-crafter Kimberley Morris as she demonstrates ways to create beautiful birthday and thank-you cards. Students will practice these techniques on their very own hand-crafted cards. Participants must be aged 12 years and older. Registration required for this free class.

Digital Photography as Art and Play Series: Session 1

When: Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Expand your knowledge of digital photography with photographer Charlie Mussi in this class series. Each session will begin at the Rockrimmon Library Meeting Room. Please bring a digital camera for each meeting of the series.

Meeting 1: Saturday, April 15, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
This session will cover expectations for the class, as well as terminology, techniques, and other aspects of visual-arts knowledge.

Meeting 2: Saturday, May 6, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
The group will begin at the Rockrimmon Library Meeting Room and then move to nearby Ute Valley Park to practice taking outdoor photographs.

Meeting 3: Saturday, May 13, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
The group will meet to compare notes, experiences, and photographs.

Register for all three sessions of this free class series for adults.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

When: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Rockrimmon Friends of the Library

Genealogy Study Hall

When: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join us for an opportunity to have uninterrupted time to dig into your genealogy research using our free Wi-Fi and website resources. There will be a short learning moment as staff member Susie Wickman presents a fact or website. If you have questions or road blocks to put before the group, this is an opportunity to get some input. Other than that, research to your heart's content.

Be sure to bring your laptop and current research-in-progress!

Databases available at this branch:
19th Century Newspapers
Newspaper Archive
Ancestry Library Edition
Digital Photograph Archives
Family Search
Heritage Quest
Pikes Peak NewsFinder

Slow Flow Yoga

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Yoga instructor Leigh Spector will take attendees through a non-heated yoga class emphasizing basic poses and yoga flow, accompanied by gentle music. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel. All ages welcome; all experience levels welcome (beginners through advanced). Registration required for this free class.

Yarn-Tastic!

When: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Adult crafting group. Bring your own project, share ideas, learn new skills. Refreshments provided. Knitters, crocheters, quilters, beaders, etc... welcome! 18 and over.

Learn to Make Sushi

When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

In this workshop, learn how to make homemade sushi from a professional sushi chef, including ingredient tips. All materials provided. Ages 16+; registration required for this FREE class.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

TEDxPPLDRockrimmon Salon

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

At the TEDxPPLD Rockrimmon Salon, attendees will view and discuss between one and three TEDx Talks during the event (no more than 15 minutes of viewing time). Our discussion topic will be selected from suggestions made at our previous meeting; arrive promptly to help decide! No registration required for this free drop-in session.

Exploring Mindfulness, Discovering Delight Meditation Series

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Meditation and contemplation are great ways to integrate mindfulness into our everyday lives. Join certified meditation instructor Joanna Bolek for an introduction to the mindfulness and stress reduction practice of meditation. Registration requested.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

These informal gatherings for seniors offer information sharing, networking, discussions and coffee. All are welcome.

Rockrimmon Mostly Fiction Book Club

When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Join this free book discussion that meets the first Tuesday of every month from 1 to 2 PM. This month we will discuss Hotel Florida by Amanda Vaill.

Yarn-tastic!

When: Friday, May 05, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

All adult handicrafters aged 18 and over are welcome -- knitters, cross stitchers, crocheters, beaders, etc... BRING YOUR OWN PROJECT, share ideas, learn new skills. Light refreshments served.

Digital Photography as Art and Play Series: Session 2

When: Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Expand your knowledge of digital photography with photographer Charlie Mussi in this class series. Each session will begin at the Rockrimmon Library Meeting Room. Please bring a digital camera for each meeting of the series.

Meeting 1: Saturday, April 15, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
This session will cover expectations for the class, as well as terminology, techniques, and other aspects of visual-arts knowledge.

Meeting 2: Saturday, May 6, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
The group will begin at the Rockrimmon Library Meeting Room and then move to nearby Ute Valley Park to practice taking outdoor photographs.

Meeting 3: Saturday, May 13, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
The group will meet to compare notes, experiences, and photographs.

(Registration available only on first session of class.)