Indoor Activities

Don’t feel like going outside today? We’ve got lots of great indoor activities to choose from as well.

Call (970) 668-2940 for schedule

A fast-paced 4 hour class with updated information and activities complies with insurance discounts in most states. Participants have giving Clint Condict good reviews and enjoy the sessions. Hosted by Summit County Community Center in Frisco. Call (970) 668-2940 or enroll in the activity book at the Senior Center.

Call (970) 668-2940 for schedule

ACBL Duplicate Bridge

Every Monday & Friday, 12:45 p.m.

For details, call Mike Huiatt at (210) 310-6656. For partners, call Howard Brown at (970) 468-2313.

Every Thursday, 1 p.m.

Contact Sandy Ruggaber at sandra154@comcast.net for more information about bridge, dominoes, Mah-jongg, and other games played at the Senior Center.

By appointment

This is your opportunity to meet for free with an attorney to discuss legal issues in a private, 10-minute appointment. Offered every other month, please call (970) 668-2940 for dates and times.

First Tuesday of the month, 1:00 p.m.

Those who have a friend or family member for whom they are caring, or who are experiencing any form of memory loss, are encouraged to come get support and resources to assist them.

Select Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Seminars on various tech topics take place in a classroom setting and are typically attended by anywhere from six to thirty people depending on the topics presented. Seminar topics are generally relatively basic, covering subjects such as getting organized on your computer; getting the most out of your operating system (lately Windows 10); downloading, organizing and editing your photographs; using the features of your smartphone or tablet; using Facebook and other social media; the basics of word processing and spreadsheets, etc.

EVERY OTHER MONDAY EVENING

Happy hour at 5:30PM – Dinner at 6PM

Meal reservations are required midnight of the Thursday evening prior to each Monday Night Dinner.  Payment will be required at time of reservation.  All reservations and payments will be online via this web link.  The dinner cost is $15 per person.  If you need help making the online reservation, please call the Senior Center at 970-668-2940, or you can make the reservation at the computer kiosk in the Senior Center lobby

Every Friday, 2-4 p.m.

Bring your spinning, crocheting, knitting projects for a couple of hours of social time. If you are interested in crocheting, knitting and felting beginner lessons let us know. Laura Amble, a professional knitter, will be there to help. Contact Loralee at (719) 510-1963.

Tuesdays & Fridays, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The object of the game is to form combinations of suits, numerals, winds, dragons and flowers as illustrated on the National Mah Jongg League’s Official card. Donna Goldich coordinates the Mah Jongg group. Contact Donna at (225) 573-5744.

By appointment

Trained volunteers are available once a month to assist in answering your questions about Medicare.

Every Thursday, 1:15 p.m.

This dynamic evidence-based class will help you improve your balance and decrease your risks for falls. We work on dynamic balance facilitation, CORE strengthening, gait skills and coordination. This class is taught by physical therapists Pat Aden and Gini Patterson who are certified N’Balance instructors. Optional class donations accepted. Please contact Gini at (303) 810-6879 or Pat at (970) 668-1812.

Third Friday of the month, 10 a.m.

For information and meeting place, call Anne Watson at (970) 390-9690.

Every fourth Monday, 5:30 p.m.

Please bring your own project and material to work on. For details, contact Monique Brownson at Monique.brownson@gmail.com.

Tuesdays, 9 a.m.

Evidence has shown Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Arthritis program helps prevent falls and improves health and the quality of life for older adults. Tai chi movements appear gentle and graceful, but they contain much power and internal strength. This is an excellent opportunity to come and learn more about this exercise. Facilitator Kim Greene will review the basic principles of tai chi and provide a demonstration of its fundamental forms.

We are a volunteer team dedicated to helping Senior Center members with your technology issues and problems. We provide tech help sessions at the Senior Center on the first three Mondays of every month from 4:00 to 5:30 PM (except for Mondays with national holidays).  We also provide occasional monthly seminars on Saturday mornings.  

To register for a Monday afternoon help session, please use our easy Online Sign-Up Form.  Please provide us with details on your needs, including what kind of device you own as well as a description of the issue you’re experiencing. Bring your devices with you so we can help you work with your own equipment.  Space is limited to six attendees (or partner pairs).  So, please be sure to sign up by 9:00 a.m. on the Friday before the session.

Scam Alert

Scams are recently on the rise.  According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), anyone who demands payments by gift card is always a scammer.  Gift cards should never be used as payments to someone asking for money.  Here is an FTC web link with more information on gift card scams.

Another fraud scheme that’s on the rise is the “imposter” scam.  For more information on various imposter scams, please once again visit this web link on the FTC website.

Zoom Webinar

Zoom is a free video conferencing app that allows you to set up a virtual get-together where you can visit with your friends & family.  On April 18, 2020, the Senior Center’s volunteer Tech Help Team conducted a webinar on how to use Zoom.  If you were unable to attend or would like to watch portions again, here are links to the accompanying slide deck and a useful article.  The webinar follows below.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:00 a.m.

Yoga classes vary depending on the instructor, but all focus on breathing, balance, strength and flexibility. All levels are welcome. Most people leave a $5 tip for the instructor as they are not paid, however tipping is voluntary and not a requirement. Non members are also welcome but are charged $10 per class. Mats are available. Staying fit or getting fit really helps one enjoy the other activities available to you here in Summit County.

This is your opportunity to meet for free with an attorney to discuss legal issues in a private, 10-minute appointment. Offered every other month, please call (970) 668-2940 for dates and times.

Summit Seniors offers a number of bridge groups for all levels during a range of days and times. Browse the list below to find the right game for you or view all bridge groups on the calendar.

 

Ladies’ Bridge

Second Wednesdays, 9:45 a.m.

Second Wednesday of each month, 9:45 a.m., at the home of Sharon Smith. Hosted by Sharon Smith and Lynn Kobelt. Sign up in Hobby Room bulletin board or contact Lynn Kobelt at lkobelt@gmail.com.

 

Novice Bridge

Select Wednesdays, 12:45 p.m.

Games up to 99 points.

 

Party Bridge

Every Thursday, 12:45 p.m.

Held in the hobby room

 

ACBL Duplicate Bridge

Every Monday & Friday, 12:45 p.m.

For details, call Mike Huiatt at (210) 310-6656. For partners, call Howard Brown at (970) 468-2313.

Every Thursday, 1 p.m.

Contact Sandy Ruggaber at sandra154@comcast.net for more information about bridge, dominoes, Mah-jongg, and other games played at the Senior Center.

By appointment

This is your opportunity to meet for free with an attorney to discuss legal issues in a private, 10-minute appointment. Offered every other month, please call (970) 668-2940 for dates and times.

First Tuesday of the month, 1:00 p.m.

Those who have a friend or family member for whom they are caring, or who are experiencing any form of memory loss, are encouraged to come get support and resources to assist them.

Select Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Seminars on various tech topics take place in a classroom setting and are typically attended by anywhere from six to thirty people depending on the topics presented. Seminar topics are generally relatively basic, covering subjects such as getting organized on your computer; getting the most out of your operating system (lately Windows 10); downloading, organizing and editing your photographs; using the features of your smartphone or tablet; using Facebook and other social media; the basics of word processing and spreadsheets, etc.

EVERY OTHER MONDAY EVENING

Happy hour at 5:30PM – Dinner at 6PM

Meal reservations are required midnight of the Thursday evening prior to each Monday Night Dinner.  Payment will be required at time of reservation.  All reservations and payments will be online via this web link.  The dinner cost is $15 per person.  If you need help making the online reservation, please call the Senior Center at 970-668-2940, or you can make the reservation at the computer kiosk in the Senior Center lobby

Every Friday, 2-4 p.m.

Bring your spinning, crocheting, knitting projects for a couple of hours of social time. If you are interested in crocheting, knitting and felting beginner lessons let us know. Laura Amble, a professional knitter, will be there to help. Contact Loralee at (719) 510-1963.

First Thursday of the month, 4:00 p.m.

All single females are welcome to come and meet each other. We always meet in a restaurant/bar or in a GALS home. Contact Sandy Ruggaber at sandra154@comcast.net or (970) 513-8468 for details.

Second Wednesday of the month, 4:30 p.m.

The Happy Hour Book Club meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on the second Wednesday of each month. Each fall, the members suggest and vote on a list of books for the following year. Discussions are informal with no designated leader or discussion prompts; we simply get together and have lively discussions about the books.

Page Turners Book Club

Contact Karen Johns (319) 329-4557 for times and meeting place.

Tuesdays & Fridays, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The object of the game is to form combinations of suits, numerals, winds, dragons and flowers as illustrated on the National Mah Jongg League’s Official card. Donna Goldich coordinates the Mah Jongg group. Contact Donna at (225) 573-5744.

By appointment

Trained volunteers are available once a month to assist in answering your questions about Medicare.

Every Thursday, 1:15 p.m.

This dynamic evidence-based class will help you improve your balance and decrease your risks for falls. We work on dynamic balance facilitation, CORE strengthening, gait skills and coordination. This class is taught by physical therapists Pat Aden and Gini Patterson who are certified N’Balance instructors. Optional class donations accepted. Please contact Gini at (303) 810-6879 or Pat at (970) 668-1812.

Third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m.

The Page Turners is a co-ed book group. We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month, generally rotating our meeting spots. If you are a member of the Summit Senior Center, then you are eligible to participate whether you are a full- or part-time resident of Summit County. The reading list for the year is selected by group members. Book suggestions, both fiction and nonfiction, including biography, are requested in early fall and submitted to the group for a vote. Nearly all of the voting process is conducted online, so even if you are not in Summit County, you can participate in the book selection. After winning books are chosen, group members are asked to volunteer to host a meeting or lead the meeting discussion on a book-by-book basis. Most meetings begin with wine and a brief social time, but we really do dig into the books, sharing insights and learning from one another.

In order to join this group, please contact Karen Kugler at kareninbreck@gmail.com or (970) 547-0522.

Third Friday of the month, 10 a.m.

For information and meeting place, call Anne Watson at (970) 390-9690.

Every fourth Monday, 5:30 p.m.

Please bring your own project and material to work on. For details, contact Monique Brownson at Monique.brownson@gmail.com.

Tuesdays, 9 a.m.

Evidence has shown Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Arthritis program helps prevent falls and improves health and the quality of life for older adults. Tai chi movements appear gentle and graceful, but they contain much power and internal strength. This is an excellent opportunity to come and learn more about this exercise. Facilitator Kim Greene will review the basic principles of tai chi and provide a demonstration of its fundamental forms.

We are a volunteer team dedicated to helping Senior Center members with your technology issues and problems. We provide tech help sessions at the Senior Center on the first three Mondays of every month from 4:00 to 5:30 PM (except for Mondays with national holidays).  We also provide occasional monthly seminars on Saturday mornings.  

To register for a Monday afternoon help session, please use our easy Online Sign-Up Form.  Please provide us with details on your needs, including what kind of device you own as well as a description of the issue you’re experiencing. Bring your devices with you so we can help you work with your own equipment.  Space is limited to six attendees (or partner pairs).  So, please be sure to sign up by 9:00 a.m. on the Friday before the session.

Scam Alert

Scams are recently on the rise.  According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), anyone who demands payments by gift card is always a scammer.  Gift cards should never be used as payments to someone asking for money.  Here is an FTC web link with more information on gift card scams.

Another fraud scheme that’s on the rise is the “imposter” scam.  For more information on various imposter scams, please once again visit this web link on the FTC website.

Zoom Webinar

Zoom is a free video conferencing app that allows you to set up a virtual get-together where you can visit with your friends & family.  On April 18, 2020, the Senior Center’s volunteer Tech Help Team conducted a webinar on how to use Zoom.  If you were unable to attend or would like to watch portions again, here are links to the accompanying slide deck and a useful article.  The webinar follows below.

Select Saturdays, 6 p.m.

Timberline Toppers is the highest square dance club in the world. We dance 9,100 feet high, year round. Dance with us and receive your 9,100 foot dangle.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:00 a.m.

Yoga classes vary depending on the instructor, but all focus on breathing, balance, strength and flexibility. All levels are welcome. Most people leave a $5 tip for the instructor as they are not paid, however tipping is voluntary and not a requirement. Non members are also welcome but are charged $10 per class. Mats are available. Staying fit or getting fit really helps one enjoy the other activities available to you here in Summit County.

A series of informative lectures from local professionals on maintaining health into your golden years.

Call Aleda Kresge at (970) 668-8448 for more information.

Third Tuesday of the month, 12:00 p.m. | Select months

This is your opportunity to meet for free with an attorney to discuss legal issues in a private, 10-minute appointment. Offered every other month, please call (970) 668-2940 for dates and times.

Summit Seniors offers a number of bridge groups for all levels during a range of days and times. Browse the list below to find the right game for you or view all bridge groups on the calendar.

 

Ladies’ Bridge

Second Wednesdays, 9:45 a.m.

Second Wednesday of each month, 9:45 a.m., at the home of Sharon Smith. Hosted by Sharon Smith and Lynn Kobelt. Sign up in Hobby Room bulletin board or contact Lynn Kobelt at lkobelt@gmail.com.

 

Novice Bridge

Select Wednesdays, 12:45 p.m.

Games up to 99 points.

 

Party Bridge

Every Thursday, 12:45 p.m.

Held in the hobby room

 

ACBL Duplicate Bridge

Every Monday & Friday, 12:45 p.m.

For details, call Mike Huiatt at (210) 310-6656. For partners, call Howard Brown at (970) 468-2313.

Every Thursday, 1 p.m.

Contact Sandy Ruggaber at sandra154@comcast.net for more information about bridge, dominoes, Mah-jongg, and other games played at the Senior Center.

By appointment

This is your opportunity to meet for free with an attorney to discuss legal issues in a private, 10-minute appointment. Offered every other month, please call (970) 668-2940 for dates and times.

First Tuesday of the month, 1:00 p.m.

Those who have a friend or family member for whom they are caring, or who are experiencing any form of memory loss, are encouraged to come get support and resources to assist them.

Select Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Seminars on various tech topics take place in a classroom setting and are typically attended by anywhere from six to thirty people depending on the topics presented. Seminar topics are generally relatively basic, covering subjects such as getting organized on your computer; getting the most out of your operating system (lately Windows 10); downloading, organizing and editing your photographs; using the features of your smartphone or tablet; using Facebook and other social media; the basics of word processing and spreadsheets, etc.

EVERY OTHER MONDAY EVENING

Happy hour at 5:30PM – Dinner at 6PM

Meal reservations are required midnight of the Thursday evening prior to each Monday Night Dinner.  Payment will be required at time of reservation.  All reservations and payments will be online via this web link.  The dinner cost is $15 per person.  If you need help making the online reservation, please call the Senior Center at 970-668-2940, or you can make the reservation at the computer kiosk in the Senior Center lobby

Every Friday, 2-4 p.m.

Bring your spinning, crocheting, knitting projects for a couple of hours of social time. If you are interested in crocheting, knitting and felting beginner lessons let us know. Laura Amble, a professional knitter, will be there to help. Contact Loralee at (719) 510-1963.

First Thursday of the month, 4:00 p.m.

All single females are welcome to come and meet each other. We always meet in a restaurant/bar or in a GALS home. Contact Sandy Ruggaber at sandra154@comcast.net or (970) 513-8468 for details.

Second Wednesday of the month, 4:30 p.m.

The Happy Hour Book Club meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on the second Wednesday of each month. Each fall, the members suggest and vote on a list of books for the following year. Discussions are informal with no designated leader or discussion prompts; we simply get together and have lively discussions about the books.

Page Turners Book Club

Contact Karen Johns (319) 329-4557 for times and meeting place.

Tuesdays & Fridays, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The object of the game is to form combinations of suits, numerals, winds, dragons and flowers as illustrated on the National Mah Jongg League’s Official card. Donna Goldich coordinates the Mah Jongg group. Contact Donna at (225) 573-5744.

By appointment

Trained volunteers are available once a month to assist in answering your questions about Medicare.

Every Thursday, 1:15 p.m.

This dynamic evidence-based class will help you improve your balance and decrease your risks for falls. We work on dynamic balance facilitation, CORE strengthening, gait skills and coordination. This class is taught by physical therapists Pat Aden and Gini Patterson who are certified N’Balance instructors. Optional class donations accepted. Please contact Gini at (303) 810-6879 or Pat at (970) 668-1812.

Third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m.

The Page Turners is a co-ed book group. We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month, generally rotating our meeting spots. If you are a member of the Summit Senior Center, then you are eligible to participate whether you are a full- or part-time resident of Summit County. The reading list for the year is selected by group members. Book suggestions, both fiction and nonfiction, including biography, are requested in early fall and submitted to the group for a vote. Nearly all of the voting process is conducted online, so even if you are not in Summit County, you can participate in the book selection. After winning books are chosen, group members are asked to volunteer to host a meeting or lead the meeting discussion on a book-by-book basis. Most meetings begin with wine and a brief social time, but we really do dig into the books, sharing insights and learning from one another.

In order to join this group, please contact Karen Kugler at kareninbreck@gmail.com or (970) 547-0522.

Third Friday of the month, 10 a.m.

For information and meeting place, call Anne Watson at (970) 390-9690.

Every fourth Monday, 5:30 p.m.

Please bring your own project and material to work on. For details, contact Monique Brownson at Monique.brownson@gmail.com.

Tuesdays, 9 a.m.

Evidence has shown Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Arthritis program helps prevent falls and improves health and the quality of life for older adults. Tai chi movements appear gentle and graceful, but they contain much power and internal strength. This is an excellent opportunity to come and learn more about this exercise. Facilitator Kim Greene will review the basic principles of tai chi and provide a demonstration of its fundamental forms.

We are a volunteer team dedicated to helping Senior Center members with your technology issues and problems. We provide tech help sessions at the Senior Center on the first three Mondays of every month from 4:00 to 5:30 PM (except for Mondays with national holidays).  We also provide occasional monthly seminars on Saturday mornings.  

To register for a Monday afternoon help session, please use our easy Online Sign-Up Form.  Please provide us with details on your needs, including what kind of device you own as well as a description of the issue you’re experiencing. Bring your devices with you so we can help you work with your own equipment.  Space is limited to six attendees (or partner pairs).  So, please be sure to sign up by 9:00 a.m. on the Friday before the session.

Scam Alert

Scams are recently on the rise.  According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), anyone who demands payments by gift card is always a scammer.  Gift cards should never be used as payments to someone asking for money.  Here is an FTC web link with more information on gift card scams.

Another fraud scheme that’s on the rise is the “imposter” scam.  For more information on various imposter scams, please once again visit this web link on the FTC website.

Zoom Webinar

Zoom is a free video conferencing app that allows you to set up a virtual get-together where you can visit with your friends & family.  On April 18, 2020, the Senior Center’s volunteer Tech Help Team conducted a webinar on how to use Zoom.  If you were unable to attend or would like to watch portions again, here are links to the accompanying slide deck and a useful article.  The webinar follows below.

Select Saturdays, 6 p.m.

Timberline Toppers is the highest square dance club in the world. We dance 9,100 feet high, year round. Dance with us and receive your 9,100 foot dangle.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:00 a.m.

Yoga classes vary depending on the instructor, but all focus on breathing, balance, strength and flexibility. All levels are welcome. Most people leave a $5 tip for the instructor as they are not paid, however tipping is voluntary and not a requirement. Non members are also welcome but are charged $10 per class. Mats are available. Staying fit or getting fit really helps one enjoy the other activities available to you here in Summit County.