The Denver area hangs on tight to summer temperatures as it turns the corner into September and the fall months. You can help summer continue by experiencing Denver’s many activities, venues, and events that everyone, including older adults, would enjoy! Check out our list below of just some of the many September 2019 Denver area activities for older adults that you can add to your schedule.
This Labor Day weekend, enjoy the food and fun at A Taste of Colorado! Located at Civic Center Park in Downtown Denver, the event features more than 50 different restaurants from around the Denver area. If you’d like to do a little shopping, browse the wares at the Taste’s marketplace, which offers more than 175 vendor booths filled with arts and crafts to purchase. Many local acts will also be performing music live on stage. For more information, click HERE!
On Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., help the Washington Heights Arts Center celebrate their reopening by attending the Washington Heights Community Open House. The Washington Heights Arts Center is a historic. 120-year-old building that houses many of Lakewood’s art classes, workshops, and related events. At the FREE open house, there will be games, demonstrations, potter and other art for sale, and tours of the building. For more information, click HERE.
On Monday, Sept. 9, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., enjoy lunch as you learn about living well as an older adult at the Living and Aging Well Luncheon. Each month, a topic concerning seniors aging well is presented along with lunch at the Lone Tree Golf Club. In September, Todd Chambers of the Alzheimer’s Association will present a talk on maintaining a healthy brain and body. The cost is $14 per person, which includes lunch, a beverage, and a tip. Reservations are required, and participants are asked to RSVP by Noon on the Wednesday prior to the upcoming event. You can do so by clicking HERE! And you can learn more about the Living and Aging Well series by clicking HERE.
On Wednesday, Sept. 25, starting at 10 a.m., Northglenn Arts present the film “The Making of California.” This film by Gray Warriner explores the story of the state of California — in particular the “New Deal” dam project of the 1930s. Tickets for seniors are available at the reduced price of $6.50 a person. For tickets and more information, click HERE.
Get in touch with nature by visiting the Majestic View Nature Center. The Center is open and free to the public Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. You’ll see hands-on nature displays as well as wildlife exhibits. There are also park trails open from dawn to dusk, and dogs on leash are welcome to join you! To learn more about the Center, click HERE. And be sure to call the Center at 720-898-7405 before your early fall visit, as the Center hosts large school groups during the morning hours.