Translate Our Site

Bear Canyon Senior Center

Bear Canyon Center logo

Bear Canyon

Senior Center

 

city seal Front of Bear Canyon Senior Center

Bear Canyon Senior Center Information

Address:
4645 Pitt NE 87111-6012
Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Saturday 9 AM to 3 PM
Phone:
(505) 767-5959
Contacts
Kyle Kemp, Center Manager, kkemp@cabq.gov
Anita Hamel, Activity Coordinator, [email protected]
Newsletter
   
October 2017
Map

Activities List:


Click here to download

Bear Canyon Senior Center Meals

Breakfast:

Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 9 AM
Reservations:
No reservations required.

Lunch:

Hours:
Monday - Friday 11:30 AM to 1 PM
Reservations:
Reservations required by 12:00 PM (noon) the day before.

Donations:

No one will be denied services for choosing not to donate. The Department of Senior Affairs recommends the following donations amounts.
  • Guests 60 and over: $3.25
  • Guests 55 to 59: $3.25
  • Guests under 55: $5.00

Bear Canyon Senior Center Services

Wifi signal Free Wifi
Meal Icon Meals

Black Tie Evening Dance

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 02, 2017
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Wear your finest sequins and bowties, Entertainment by Swing Shift

Price

$2.50

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Oso Canyon Art Fest

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 04, 2017
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

The 26th Annual Oso Canyon Art Fest is the place to be. This arts and crafts event features one-of-a-kind creations by talented local artists and crafters and it is the ideal place to find the perfect holiday gift. Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

Price

Tables rent for $40
and go on sale
August 1, 2017.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Popcorn Cannery at Bear Canyon

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 07, 2017
08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Join us on this fun and tasty trip. We will have the opportunity to visit this locally owned facility and taste all the wonderful flavors they have to offer. Popcorn will also be available for purchase. We will then head to lunch at a local restaurant.

Price

$2.50 Transportation

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Putting the FUN back into functional

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 08, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Finding ways to maintain your ability to do what matters to you! We will discuss how some tips for adapting to or preventing functional decline for seniors. This presentation will be both fun and informative. Please sign up at the front desk.

Instructor: Cindy with Home Instead Senior Care

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Coffee 101-NM Pinon Co. (Bear Canyon)

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 09, 2017
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Learn all about great coffee & how to decipher a coffee house menu in our comprehensive two hour seminar. Our fun and informative Coffee 101 class includes: Cupping (the practice of experiencing the tastes and aromas of brewed coffee) Roasting (you’ll learn the different roasting terms and get to participate in actual coffee roasting) fun facts about coffee and its history

Price

$2.50 Transportation

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Santa Fe National Cemetery

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 15, 2017
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

We will visit this historical Santa Fe property. This is an opportunity to visit the resting place of a loved one at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Afterwards, we will visit the plaza.

 

Price

$7 transportation

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Improving Desert Soil

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 15, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon Senior Center
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111-6012
505-767-5959

Description

Learn how to work with your desert garden soil to improve structure and fertility

Presenter: Bernalillo County Extension

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Harvest Luncheon

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 17, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Let us be thankful together. Join us for Bear Canyon’s annual Harvest Luncheon. Reservations required.

Price

$4
Reservations required

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Tree Trimming

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 01, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Join us as we decorate for the holiday season. Warm up with some hot chocolate, hot apple cider and holiday cookies.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Christmas in Madrid (Bear Canyon)

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 02, 2017
02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

We will start off with the annual Holiday parade down Main Street. Afterwards you can enjoy shopping at the unique shops, galleries followed by dinner at Ribs in Cedar Crest.

Price

$7 Transportation

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Explorers Christopher Columbus and Amerigo Vespucci

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 06, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Whether Christopher Columbus is viewed as a hero or a villain, he certainly has achieved over the centuries almost mythical status. This presentation will disclose the real lives and exploits of both of these two European adventurers and how America acquired its current name

Presenter: Carol Venturini

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Holiday Shopping in Old Town Plaza

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 07, 2017
03:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Historic Old Town has been the heart of Albuquerque since the city was founded in 1706. Stroll the Plaza for your holiday shopping at over 100 stores and galleries for unique gifts from the Southwest and around the world; dine at one of the many restaurants featuring everything from the All-American hamburger to Fine Continental cuisine.

Price

$2.50 Transportation

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

River of Lights (Bear Canyon)

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 12, 2017
04:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Enjoy the magic of millions of twinkling lights and dazzling holiday displays at New Mexico’s largest walk-through light show! $12 admission and dinner at your own expense.

Price

Cost: $3 Transportation
$12 Admission

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Composting: Bucket

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 13, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon Senior Center
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111-6012
505-767-5959

Description

This class will cover the science, materials, methods and benefits of composting in a bucket with the Bokashi method

Presenter: Bernalillo County Extension

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Bugg Holiday Display - Harvey House (Bear Canyon)

When

Dec 14, 2017
03:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

It’s that time of year again when the Belen Harvey House Museum is transformed into a Christmas wonderland, full of perky penguins, animated characters, uniquely decorated trees and holiday cheer.

Price

$7 Transportation

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Annie - Albuquerque Little Theater

When

Dec 17, 2017
12:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

With a perfect combination of street smarts and optimism, Annie warms the hearts of the audience as we witness her rise from next-to-nothing in New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who left her at the orphanage years ago. Though things don’t quite work out the way she has planned, she does manage to thwart the plans of the evil Miss Hannigan and find a new family with billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his secretary Grace Farrell, and her lovable pooch, Sandy.

Price

$22 admission and transportation

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Holiday Luncheon

When

Dec 22, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Celebrate the season with your friends at Bear Canyon for our annual Holiday Luncheon.

Serving lunch from 11:30 – 12:00 pm

Price

$4
Reservations required

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

New Year’s Eve Dance

When

Dec 28, 2017
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
4645 Pitt NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-767-5959

Description

Ring in the New Year at Bear Canyon Senior Center, with dancing, refreshments, party favors and Entertainment by Swing Shift.

Price

$2.50

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959