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Highland Senior Center

Highland Senior Center

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Highland Senior Center Information

Address:
131 Monroe NE 87108-1246 
Hours:
Monday - Tuesday -Thursday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Wednesday 8 AM to 7 PM
Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM
Phone:
(505) 767-5210
Contacts
Julianna Brooks, Center Manager, [email protected]
Arsenio Sanchez, Program Coordinator, [email protected]
Fax:
(505) 767-5224
Newsletter
November 2017
December 2017
Map

Highland Senior Center Meals

Breakfast:

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

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

Highland Senior Center Services

Wifi signal Free Wifi
Desktop Computer Ioon Computer Lab
Meal Icon Meals

 

Pottery: Open Studio (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 24, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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.

Price

Material fees apply.

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Rosemalers

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 25, 2017
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

We do rosemaling from Norway, dalmalning from Sweden, hindeloopen from Holland and bauernmalerei from Germany and others. Bring a wood piece and we will get you started. No registration required

 

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Highland Open Studio Crochet & Knitting

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 25, 2017
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Come join this Open Studio Crochet & Knitting with a fun loving group for socializing and learning new techniques. This is in an informal group working on different individual and group projects. You must bring your own supplies.

Facilitator: Ramona

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Gray Panthers

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 26, 2017
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Gray Panthers brings together young, old, women, men persons of all ethnic, racial and economic backgrounds for the promotion of social and economic justice. The meetings have guest speakers speaking on current local and national issues.

Price

Free

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Balance & Movement for Parkinson’s (Highland - Mon)

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 28, 2017
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

This class is designed for mostly all levels and focuses on balance and movement while either seated or standing.  Slow movements, strength, hand-eye coordination and memory are also incorporated in a fun atmosphere.  Caregivers are encouraged to attend and participate also!

Instructor: Mindy 

Price

$6

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Line Dance: Advanced (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 29, 2017
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Instructor: Wylene

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Adapted Aquatics at Highland (Session 1)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 06, 2017
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Taught at the University of New Mexico Therapeutic Pool (92º water), participants are led through a series of range of motion exercises that will increase joint mobility and develop muscular strength.

Pre-Registration is required.

Transportation: provided from all 6 Albuquerque senior centers for 50¢  Self-Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

Cost: $12/month – Suggested
Contribution. (3 classes/wk)
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Birthday Party at Highland Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 06, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Celebrate birthdays every month with cake.

Price

Free

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Yoga: Gentle at Highland (Wed)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 06, 2017
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

For anyone new to yoga or desiring a slower paced class. Relaxation, breathing, and simple meditations will be explored and support equipment will be used. Increase range of motion and muscle tone.

Instructor: Mindy

Price

$6/class

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

AARP Smart Driver (Highland - Thurs)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 07, 2017
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Adapted Aquatics at Highland (Session 2)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 08, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Taught at the University of New Mexico Therapeutic Pool (92º water), participants are led through a series of range of motion exercises that will increase joint mobility and develop muscular strength. Pre-Registration is required.

Transportation: 50¢ Self-Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

Cost: $8/month – Suggested
Contribution. (2 classes/wk.)
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Rosemalers (Meeting)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 09, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Meeting

Instructor: Diana

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

AARP Smart Driver (Highland - Sat)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 09, 2017
10:30 AM - 02:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

New Mexico State Fair (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 11, 2017
09:00 AM - 03:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Come and join us for a day of fun at the New Mexico State Fair. The State Fair reflects the unique heritage of New Mexico through attractions such as Indian Village, Villa Hispana, art galleries, agricultural and livestock competitions embedded in the state’s rural roots.

Price

$2 Transportation

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Yoga: Gentle at Highland ( Mon)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 11, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

For anyone new to yoga or desiring a slower paced class. Relaxation, breathing, and simple meditations will be explored and support equipment will be used. Increase range of motion and muscle tone.

Price

$6/class

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Traditional Spanish Tin Work/Open Studio

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 13, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Expand on your skills with tinsmithing a traditional colonial art form. This is an open studio for people who have completed the Traditional Spanish Tin Work class and are skilled enough to work without an instructor.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Country Western Ice Cream Sundae Social & Dance

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 13, 2017
02:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Come to Highland Senior Center for a good ol’ Country Western themed fun filled FREE Ice Cream Sundae Social, complete with all the fixings! Be festive & put on your jeans, boots & cowboy hat. The Tumbleweeds Band will be entertaining us singing Country Western songs. However, space is limited & advance sign-up at the HSC front desk is required.

Serving from 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Dance 2:00 - 4:30 pm

Price

Free

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Pottery: Beginning (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 18, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Legal Clinic: Highland

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 19, 2017
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Provides general legal information. Divorces, wills, and criminal issues are not included. Appointment required, please contact Senior Law Office Info: 265-2300.

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Spanish (Beginning Level)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 21, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

This on-going class is a beginning level course. Emphasis is on grammar, verb conjugation, reading, and conversation. Interested students may visit to determine if the class and content are appropriate for them.

Instructor: Cindy Jones

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Jigsaw Puzzle at Highland (M,T,Th,F)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 26, 2017
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Board Games & Puzzles at Highland (M,T,Thr,F)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 26, 2017
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Play board games, cards, checkers, chess or Loteria (Spanish Bingo), or put together a jigsaw puzzle. Games available to be checked out at front desk.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Canasta at Highland

When

Dec 13, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Billiards at Highland (Wed)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 27, 2017
08:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

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

Price

Donation requested.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Board Games & Puzzles at Highland (Wed)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 27, 2017
08:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Play board games, cards, checkers, chess or Loteria (Spanish Bingo), or put together a jigsaw puzzle. Games available to be checked out at front desk.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Jigsaw Puzzle at Highland (Wed)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 27, 2017
08:30 AM - 07:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Guitar Group

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 27, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

For those who can play guitar. Also, other instilments are welcome. You need your own instrument and music stand. We welcome musicians, amateurs and professionals.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Bridge at Highland (Thur)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 28, 2017
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

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

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Jigsaw Puzzle at Highland (Sat)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Board Games & Puzzles at Highland (Sat)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Play board games, cards, checkers, chess or Loteria (Spanish Bingo), or put together a jigsaw puzzle. Games available to be checked out at front desk.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210