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PPLD Seniors


Book Clubs:

Movies:

All movies are free, no registration needed, and include light refreshments.

Library Programs:

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Donuts and Westside Pioneer

When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Old Colorado City Library - 2418 West Pikes Peak at Old Colorado City Meeting Room

Meet with other Westsiders over coffee and donuts to discuss issues in this month's online edition of Westside Pioneer. All are welcome(you don't have to be a Westsider).

Senior Social Small Group

When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at CH Study Room (paper sign-in)

The main Senior Social is the 1st Monday of each month. If you would like to meet additionally, you are welcome to come to this follow-up gathering on the 4th Monday of each month, for pleasant conversation.

Ruth Holley Crafter's Group

When: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!
Second and Fourth Monday of the month

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, February 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.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Acrylic Painting for Beginners with Robert Schmitz

When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. This five class series is free and is intended for older adults who have not yet taken an acrylic painting class with Robert Schmitz at PPLD. This series runs from 2/28 through 4/4 with no class held on 3/14. Participants should be prepared to attend all five classes. All supplies will be furnished. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968, go online at ppld.org, or drop by any library branch.

Falcon Adult Group

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Sponsored by Falcon Senior Services for Senior activities

Color Together

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Fountain Library - 230 S. Main Street at Fountain Meeting Room

Busy with work, school and life in general? Set aside time to connect with your kids and grandchildren while coloring at the library. Grandparents, parents and their children are invited to color and talk about their day. Together we’ll fill a woodland scene for the children's area!

Gentle Restorative Yoga

When: Saturday, March 04, 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.

Legendary Ladies

When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

The Penrose Library is pleased to welcome back the cast of the Legendary Ladies! Join us as we learn about Colorado History and the women who helped shape the West. Program will be followed by a Q&A session with the cast.

No registration is required for this free event.

Senior Social

When: Monday, March 06, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Please join us for pleasant conversation with refreshments provided by the Friends of PPLD.

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, March 07, 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.

Socrates Cafe

When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

This adult group discusses all kinds of subjects such as philosophy, religions, politics, morality, and the common threads among humanity. All are welcome to attend this well-moderated and thought-provoking group.

Acrylic Painting for Beginners with Robert Schmitz

When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

Learn how to paint with acrylics to create your own artwork with artist Robert Schmitz. This five class series is free and is intended for older adults who have not yet taken an acrylic painting class with Robert Schmitz at PPLD. This series runs from 2/28 through 4/4 with no class held on 3/14. Participants should be prepared to attend all five classes. All supplies will be furnished. Registration is required. To register, call 389-8968, go online at ppld.org, or drop by any library branch.

Adult Coloring

When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Coloring for Adults: Sign up. We'll provide the pictures, crayons and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. You provide the time and creativity. No rules here - you may color outside the lines. Red grass and green sky - What a concept! Have some fun with us.

Digging For Your Family Roots

When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Monthly meeting for those researching their Family History.

Senior Chats

When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

All seniors are welcome to share conversation and a cup of coffee in this casual discussion group.

Holley Lunch and a Book

When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Bring your lunch and join the discussion of the book of the month, I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS by Maya Angelou. A To Register call 597-5377.

Movie, Lunch and You "Arrival"

When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Sand Creek Library - 1821 South Academy Blvd. at Sand Creek Meeting Room

Denis Villeneuve directed this science-fiction suspense film about Earth's response to a possible alien invasion. After extraterrestrial spacecraft plant themselves at various locations around the globe, a linguist (Amy Adams) and a theoretical physicist (Jeremy Renner) must find a way to communicate with the mysterious visitors in order to learn what they want and whether they pose a threat to humanity. Forest Whitaker and Michael Stuhlbarg co-star.
PG-13, Running Time 116 mins.

Bring your lunch and we'll provide the popcorn and drinks.

TEDxPPLDCheyenneMountain

When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

We will choose 3 from the list of most popular talks on the TED website. Some possible topics: Are schools killing creativity? What makes a great leader? How can I find happiness? We will watch and discuss!

Registration required, attendance limited to the first 15 adults to sign up!

Sewing 1-on-1 Session

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at CH Study Room (paper sign-in)

Interested in a 1-on-1 sewing session? Call 633-6278 to set up an appointment!

All sessions are held at the Cheyenne Mountain Library. You may bring in your sewing machine, or use ours. Please let us know what you are interested in learning, and your level of sewing experience - beginner/intermediate/experienced.

Monday Morning Movie - Food on Film

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Cheyenne Mountain Library - 1785 S. 8th Street Suite 100 at Cheyenne Meeting Room

"Julie & Julia"

Based on the book, this movie stars Amy Adams as an amateur chef who decides to cook every recipe in a cookbook from acclaimed celebrity chef Julia Child (Meryl Streep).  Rated PG-13; 123 min

Enjoy movie-inspired refreshments!

Ruth Holley Crafter's Group

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Ruth Holley Library - 685 North Murray Blvd. at HO Study Room (paper sign-in)

Join this lively group of hand crafters to share ideas, socialize, and, of course, work on a project!
Second and Fourth Monday of the month

Senior Chats

When: Tuesday, March 14, 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.

Penrose Library Lunch and Movie--Midnight Special

When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose AspenChildrens Rooms

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free movie with popcorn: Midnight Special. Starring Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst. 111 minutes, PG-13

Comments

The Colorado Springs Senior Center is located at 1514 N Hancock Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. Their phone number is 719-955-3400. Thanks so much for asking.

There is a free Mind Fit class starting this Wednesday for next 6 weeks at Senior Center. It is from 1-2 p.m. Call 719-822-1229 for more information about the class.
Fun!

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