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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
  February 2018
January 2018

Notice: This center will be closed for cleaning Jan 29th thru Feb 2nd and Jul 16th thru Jul 20th - 2018

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

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Desktop Computer Ioon Computer Lab
Meal Icon Meals

 

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 10, 2017
09:00 AM - 02:30 PM

Where

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

Description

We’ll be taking a guided tour to enrich our time at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is home to over twenty large-scale murals by Pueblo artists, and they introduce visitors to nine of these impressive works of art. See paintings by legendary artists Pablita Velarde, Helen Hardin, and Jose Rey Toledo. We will see a journey through Pueblo art and culture, a moving introduction to the traditions and core values of Pueblo people. Entry Fee is $7 and at your own expense. We will have lunch at a local restaurant in town.

Price

Entry Fee is $7 a
We will have lunch at a local restaurant in town, at your own expense
$2 Transportation

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Trouble Renewing Driver’s Licenses or State ID Cards

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 18, 2017
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

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

Description

This is an informational presentation on this topic, discussing what the new requirements are and what steps seniors can take to get the appropriate paperwork in order. We are happy to meet with you afterward to briefly discuss what your next steps should be. Presenter: Senior Citizens’ Law Office

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Senior SAGE Men’s Group

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

This is a time to get together and share about what’s happening in our lives and our community. Plus we will discuss ideas on how we can make things better for LGBT older adults and all the members of our community.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

New Mexico Travertine Company

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 24, 2017
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Let’s take a trip to Belen, New Mexico and see how decorative building stone, mined at a nearby quarry, is cut and polished. A tour of their facilities will be interesting and informative. We will have lunch at a local restaurant in town.

Price

$5 Transportation

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

How to Stay Out of the Doctor’s Office at Highland

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Description

The Standard American Diet (SAD) has guaranteed that every human who was raised in the USA is literally loaded with toxins – in our blood, bones and organs. These toxins are culprits that give us premature cardiac disease, strokes, cancer, diabetes, arthritis – you name it. Come and learn how to eliminate pain and add years to your life.

Presenter: Dr. R. Barry King, PhD

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Special Halloween Luncheon & Dance

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 26, 2017
11:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Join all the ghosts and goblins that come out for the annual Highland Senior Center Halloween Luncheon. Come dressed in a festive costume & try to win the Costume Contest and/or Cake Walk! Lunch will be served first, and the dance following afterwards. The Picoso Band will be entertaining us singing songs from the 50’s & 60’s!

Serving: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Dance:12:30 - 3:30 pm.

Price

$4 Ticket Required

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Ojo Caliente (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 08, 2017
08:00 AM - 06:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Long before the Spaniards described as the “hot eye” of a deep volcanic aquifer, and even before the early Indian peoples gathered at these ancient springs, the waters have been flowing steadily from a source deep below the earth’s surface. Ojo Caliente is the only natural hot springs in the world with the remarkable combination of five bubbling waters. Each is pleasantly pleasing to your senses. The fee includes access to all the pools and steam baths all day. We will have lunch at a local restaurant in town.

Check In: 8:15 am • Return: 6:30 pm

Price

$15 Transportation
$21.43 Mineral Bath

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Stay a Step Ahead of the Scammers Fraud Protection & Safety

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 08, 2017
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

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

Description

We’ve probably all taken at least one call from a fake IRS agent or a bogus Microsoft technician wanting to fix our computer -- even if we don’t have one. Learn about the most common scams circulating through New Mexico and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Coffee 101-NM Pinon Co. (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 16, 2017
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Where

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

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

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Thanksgiving Meal

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 22, 2017
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Join us for our Annual Thanksgiving meal complete with all the traditional trimmings. We will have Live Entertainment playing in the Social Hall while lunch is being served.

Price

$3.25 Reservation Required

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Bosque del Apache Wildlife Preserve - Highland

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 29, 2017
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Bosque del Apache Wildlife Preserve, a critical habitat for a large number of resident birds, is also an important wintering home for Sandhill Cranes and will host as many as 14,000 for the winter. Sandhill Cranes are the star attraction, but you get to experience other wildlife as well! The Sandhill Cranes begin to arrive in November, and stay until February

Price

$11 Transportation

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Old Town Holiday Shop & Stroll with Anna

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 01, 2017
04:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Kick off the holiday season under the lights in Historic Old Town. Enjoy a New Mexican Christmas by eating tamales and biscochitos, and enjoy the view of Historic Old Town immersed in farolitos. Grab some hot chocolate and watch the time honored lighting of the giant Christmas tree, a spectacle made of over 150 different trees, at this magical Albuquerque event. Live entertainment will fill the streets on 15 stages and add to the festivities. Dinner will be at a local restaurant, and is at your own expense.

Price

$2 Transportation
Dinner will be at a local restaurant
and is at your own expense.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Shop & Stroll at the Newly Renovated Winrock Mall

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 05, 2017
09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Albuquerque has the biggest and best shopping in the entire state with three premier malls and Winrock Mall being one of them. The Winrock Mall is newly renovated and will surely be festively decorated for the Holiday Season with plenty of sight-seeing, and a plethura of different department and specialty stores to window shop, or purchase something that catches your eye! Lunch will be at a local restaurant, and is at your own expense.

Price

$2 Transportation
Lunch will be at a local restaurant, and is
at your own expense.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Re-connect to the World and Rediscover Hearing

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 13, 2017
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

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

Description

Choosing the right aids is the beginning of the journey to hearing well again.  We will discuss hearing aid technology and the importance of maximizing your new hearing aids.  There is a lot to learn about how to use, maintain and care for your hearing aids.

Presenter: Dr. Dorothy McCurley, AuD

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Special Holiday Luncheon & Concert by the Highland Harmonizers

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Come join us for a festive Special Holiday Luncheon, and bring your Christmas spirit as we sing carols and enjoy a delicious holiday meal with all the seasonal fixings. We will be entertained again this year by our very own Highland Harmonizers! The Harmonizers will be singing festive carols in regards of the Holiday Season!

Serving from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Concert starts at 12:15 - 1:15 pm. 

Price

$4 Ticket Required

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Bugg Holiday Display - Harvey House (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 15, 2017
03:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

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

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

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Meow Wolf

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 20, 2017
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Meow Wolf Art Complex stands as a beacon of creativity and community in Santa Fe’s emerging Midtown Innovation District, welcoming locals and tourists alike to take part in fun, enriching art experiences, workshops, and community activities. Meow Wolf is an arts production company that creates immersive, multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of storytelling. This unique fusion of art and entertainment gives audiences fictional worlds to explore.

We will have lunch at a local restaurant in town. Please Note: this trip involves lot of physical activity

Price

Entry Fee is $13 (for seniors age 60+)
and is at your own expense.
We will have lunch at a local restaurant in town.
$7.50 Transportation

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Flex & Tone at Highland Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 28, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Where

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

Description

This class will work to elongate and strengthen your muscles to achieve increased flexibility, improve posture and develop a strong core

Price

50¢ suggested donation.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Aerobics at Highland Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 28, 2017
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

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

Description

These fun, low impact aerobics classes combine energizing music with a routine designed to strengthen the cardiovascular system. For beginners to advanced exercisers, everyone works at their own pace. Burn calories and get a great workout.

Price

50¢ suggested donation

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Gentle Exercise at Highland Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 29, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

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

Description

Performed primarily in a chair. The focus is on resistance training to build strength. Equipment such as small balls and bands are used to make the exercises interesting and challenging.

Price

50¢ suggested donation

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Center Hiking & Treks at Highland

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

The Albuquerque Senior Centers offer hiking trips year round. Schedules are available at front desk of participating centers

 www.ASCHG.org

Pat Newman

Price

5¢ per mile.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Adapted Aquatics at Highland (Session 3)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
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: will be provided from the Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center for $.50. Self Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

$8/month
Number of Classes-2 classes/wk.
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Line Dance Advanced (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Great for people who love to dance but don’t have a partner. Everyone learns the dance and dances in a line.

Highland - Social Hall

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Adapted Aquatics at Highland (Session 1)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
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
Number of Classes- 3 classes/wk
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Yoga at Highland (Wed)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108-1246
505-767-5210

Description

These classes combine core management methods with mind/body/breath discipline to reduce physical and mental stress and lengthen muscles. Yoga will improve posture and core strength, as well as reduce lower back pain and increase muscle flexibility.

Highland: Room 8

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

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

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
02:30 PM - 03:30 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!

Highland - Room 7

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 04, 2018
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

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

Description

A form of martial arts, that provides a cardiovascular workout and improves balance.

Social Hall - Room 8

Ilene Dunn

Price

Suggested donation $5

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Nia Technique (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 04, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

The Nia Technique™ draws inspiration from the dance arts, martial arts and healing arts for a cardiovascular, aerobic, and super fun workout that is challenging and stimulating, yet easy to follow.

Highland - Room 8

Michelle Diel

Price

$5 or $30/5 classes/First Class Free

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Tai Chi Chuan Intermediate/Advanced

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 04, 2018
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

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

Description

A form of martial arts, that provides a cardiovascular workout and improves balance.

Highland - Social Hall/Room 8

 

Price

Suggested donation $5

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Adapted Aquatics at Highland (Session 2)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 05, 2018
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: provided from all 6 Albuquerque senior center for $.50 and Vista Grande Community Center. Self-Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

Cost: $8/month
Number of Classes-2 classes/wk.
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210