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Bear Canyon Senior Center

Bear Canyon

Senior Center

 

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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
Anita Hamel, Program Coordinator, [email protected], (505) 767-5950
Newsletter
   
October 2017
Map

Notice: This center will be closed for cleaning Feb 26th thru Mar 2nd and Aug 20th thru Aug 24th - 2018

2018Activities List:


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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: Donation
  • Guests 50 to 59: $3.25
  • Guests under 50: $7.67

Bear Canyon Senior Center Services

Wifi signal Free Wifi
Meal Icon Meals

Memories - Autobiography

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 20, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Watercolor: Intermediate

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 20, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

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

Description

This on-going activity allows participants to share ideas, techniques and inspiration. No registration required.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Painting Workshop: Oil

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 21, 2018
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Description

Instruction is given on perspective, composition, and form, color mixing and blending. All levels. No registration required. Bring materials.

Instructor: Marian

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Woodcarving/Bear Canyon Carvers

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 23, 2018
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Women and men of all skill levels enjoy woodcarving in this ongoing class.

Instructor: Gerry

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Painting: Open Workshop

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 23, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Description

All venues welcome. No registration required, bring materials.

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Shh, Don't tell... Speakeasy Luncheon

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 23, 2018
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Guys, grab your fedoras! Dolls, don you flapper dresses! Reservations required.

Price

$4

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Computer Lab at Bear Canyon

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 26, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

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

Description

Open to members who wish to practice their skills or access the web. The Lab will be open only if a computer monitor is in the present.

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Lip Reading

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 26, 2018
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Instructor: Jean

Price

$5 for book

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Spanish: Workshop, Intermediate/Advanced

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 27, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

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

Description

Instructor: Diane

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Italian Workshop: Intermediate

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 27, 2018
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Emphasis is on reading, grammar, conversation and verb conjugation. Acquire the basic tools to get around in Italy, as well as an appreciation of the culture.

Instructor: Alex

 

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Spanish Workshop: Contemporary

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 27, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Instructor: Judith

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

German: Conversational

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 27, 2018
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Instructor: Simon

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Ballroom: Beginning (Bear Canyon)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 01, 2018
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Where

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

Price

$6/class

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

AARP Smart Driver (Bear Canyon - Sat)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 03, 2018
09:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Where

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

Description

This one day, four-hour class provides techniques for coping with changes in vision, hearing and reaction time, along with a “rules of the road” review. No tests are involved.Call for dates and to register.

Price

$15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Make check payable to AARP and bring it to class. (Cash not accepted).

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Dutch Oven/Cast Iron Cooking

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 07, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Bear Canyon
714 7th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-767-5959

Description

Learn how easy cooking can be using cast iron cookware.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Pottery: Intermediate

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 07, 2018
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

This class is for students who have completed the Beginning Pottery course or who have proficient knowledge. This fifteen-week class will cover a variety of clay projects including sculpture, hand built pottery, pottery on the wheel, glaze finish and surface design. Students are encouraged to develop their own projects. All work will be fired in the studio. Materials fees also apply.

Instructor: Christine Evans

Price

Materials fees apply.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Pottery: Beginning (Bear Canyon)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 08, 2018
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Description

Learn the fundamentals of creating art with clay. This fifteen-week class will focus on basic hand building projects such as coil pots, slab vessels, and sculpture. Students are encouraged to explore their own ideas within each lesson. All work will be fired in the studio.

Materials fees also apply

Instructor: Christine Evans

Price

Materials fee

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Apple iPad & iPhone Workshop

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 08, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Apple iPad & iPhone Workshop iPad and iPhone users, bring your iPad or iPhone and join the fun! This is a FREE workshop format where your iPad, iPhone, and iOS questions may be answered. Note: Kindle, Nook, Windows tablets, or Android devices are not covered. Seating is limited to the first 25 who arrive.

Contact: Bob Reed – [email protected]

Price

Free

Contact

Bob Reed
505-767-5959

Birthday Party at Bear Canyon

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 08, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Celebrate birthdays every month with cake.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Dance to Live Music at Bear Canyon Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 08, 2018
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Dance to top 40's, Spanish, country western, and oldies. Check the bulletin boards for our monthly listings of bands.

 

Price

$3.00 per person

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

New Member Orientation

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 09, 2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Description

Staff will welcome new members and talk about the programs and services our centers have to offer.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Pottery Open Studio/Lab (Bear Canyon)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 09, 2018
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Open Studio is for self-led intermediate students who wish to further explore projects independently. Students must complete at least one intermediate course with the pottery instructor or have proficient knowledge to be eligible for this course. All work will be fired in the studio. Materials fees apply.

Instructor: Christine Evans

 

Price

Materials fees apply.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Billiards at Bear Canyon Senior Center ( M- F)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 13, 2018
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Visit and meet with friends. A variety of games are played at each center. 

 

Price

Donation requested.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Bridge (Bear Canyon, Wednesday)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 14, 2018
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Offered throughout the week, most games require you to have your own foursome.

 

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Chess for Fun at Bear Canyon (W)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 14, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Is a two-player board game played on a chessboard; a checkered game board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. Each player begins the game with 16 pieces. Learn the basics, or the moves of the masters. All levels welcome.

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Bingo at Bear Canyon Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 14, 2018
01:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Bingo with cash and prize giveaways, raffle drawings and refreshments.

Price

$3 for basic/special play $.25 for other games

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Computer: Chromebook Users Group

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 14, 2018
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

Barelas Senior Center
714 7th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-764-6475

Description

A FREE monthly workshop forum where you have the opportunity to get your Chromebook related questions answered. No reservations needed.  Seating is limited to the first 25 who arrive.

Contact: Bill Miller: [email protected]

Price

Free

Contact

Corrine Elwell
505-764-6436

Bridge (Bear Canyon, Thursday)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 15, 2018
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Description

Offered throughout the week, most games require you to have your own foursome.

 

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Cribbage at Bear Canyon (Thurs)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 15, 2018
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959

Canasta Hand & Foot (Bear Canyon - Mon & Thurs)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 15, 2018
12:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

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

Price

Free

Contact

Kyle Kemp
505-767-5959