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North Valley Senior Center Information

Address:
3825 4th Street NW 87107-2508
Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Tuesday 8 AM to 7 PM
Sunday 12:30 to 5 PM
Phone:
(505) 761-4025
Contacts
Sandra Lucero, Center Manager, [email protected]
America Bencomo, Activity Coordinator
Fax:
 (505) 761-4031
Center Newsletters

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North Valley 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.

Meals:

  • Guests 60 and over: $Donation
  • Guests 50 to 59: $3.25
  • Guests under 50: $7.67

North Valley Senior Center Services

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NM Governor’s Mansion

When

This event has already happened.
Apr 25, 2017
09:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

The governor’s official residence in Santa Fe is open to the public 2nd and 4th Tuesday’s of the month. As a nonpartisan, non-profit organization, The Governor’s Mansion Foundation keeps the beauty and history of the historic Governor’s home alive through tours and community outreach.

Price

$8 Transportation

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

HWY 63 Pecos Canyon Spring Tour

When

This event has already happened.
Apr 26, 2017
08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Come join us for a scenic spring tour through the Pecos Canyon on HWY 63 to a small mercantile. We will stop at a local camping spot to eat the sack lunch that will be provided by the center.

Check In: 8:00 am • Return: 5:30 pm

Price

$10 Transportation

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Brain Fitness

When

This event has already happened.
Apr 27, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

If you don’t use it you lose it! There’s a lot you can do to help keep your brain in shape and it might be easier than you expect! This presentation discusses ways to sharpen your brain. Great for all ages!

Prior Sign-up is required to attend presentations.

North Valley:: Room 4

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Jemez/Los Alamos Spring Tour

When

This event has already happened.
Apr 29, 2017
08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Come and enjoy the day driving though Jemez and Los Alamos on State Route 4. We will be sightseeing Jemez Falls, Los Alamos, Pojoaque and the beautiful New Mexico scenery. Pack your own lunch. We will have a surprise stop at the end of our trip.

Check In: 8:00 am • Return: 5:30 pm

Price

$11 Transportation

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

EFT (aka Tapping)

When

This event has already happened.
May 02, 2017
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

All dates

May 02, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

is a self-healing tool for stress relief. I will show you how to use this simple healing technique to use daily to relieve frustrations, fears, anxieties and even physical pain. It promotes clarity and confidence and gives you the tools to make empowered decisions.

North Valley: Social Hall

Price

$5.00/class

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Ojo Caliente (North Valley)

When

This event has already happened.
May 04, 2017
07:30 AM - 05:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Ojo is the only natural hot springs in the world with the remarkable combination of five bubbling waters.

Check In: 7:45 am • Return: 5:30 pm

Price

$15 Transportation
$21.43 Admission

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Caregivers Stress

When

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

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

The demands of caregiving can be overwhelming, especially if you feel you have little control over the situation or you’re in over your head. If the stress of caregiving is left unchecked, it can take a toll on your health, relationships, and state of mind—eventually leading to burnout.

Prior Sign-up is required to attend presentations.

 

North Valley: Room 4

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Chaco Canyon Tour

When

This event has already happened.
May 13, 2017
06:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

We will take a scenic drive to Chaco Canyon Cultural National Historic Park where we can view the ruins of the Pueblos of the Americans Southwest. We will enjoy a picnic at the Gallo campground. Please pack your own lunch.

Check In: 6:45 am • Return: 6:30 pm

Price

$16 Transportation

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

It’s Amore Dinner Dance

When

This event has already happened.
May 16, 2017
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Join us for a taste of Italy! Enjoy delicious Italian dinner and a night of dancing.

North Valley:Social Hall

Price

$7.50/person

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

US HWY 84/Chama Canyon Tour

When

This event has already happened.
May 24, 2017
08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

We will take a scenic drive down HWY 84/285 to US Forrest Rd. 151 thru the Chama Canyon to a small community of monks “Monastery Christ in the Desert”. Then we will have lunch that is provided by the center at the Rio Chama Camp Grounds.

Check In: 8:00 am • Return: 5:30 pm

Price

$14 Transportation

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Older American Month Ice Cream Social

When

This event has already happened.
May 25, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Please join us for refreshments, music and fun times, celebrating Older Americans Month.

North Valley: Social Hall

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Summer Time Tea Party

When

This event has already happened.
Jun 16, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Summer time is the best time to enjoy some tea with friends. Wear your best hat and join us for delicious treats, pastries and tea.

Please RSVP by June 12

North Valley: Room 1 & 2

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Senior Bullying: Disbanding the Myths

When

This event has already happened.
Jun 22, 2017
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Bullying is intentional and repetitive behavior involving an imbalance of power or strength. Recently, bullying among seniors has been occurring in senior facilities and daycares. Research indicates that between 10%-20% of residents have experienced some form of bullying from their peers. It causes considerable emotional distress for not only the targets, but for the other residents and staff. During this presentation there will be interactive activities among participants in problem solving for various types of bullying behaviors.

North Valley: Room 3

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Hot Days of Summer (North Valley)

When

This event has already happened.
Jun 30, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Come and relax and cool down on this hot summer day with a cookout on the patio while you listen to some great entertainment.

North Valley: Social Hall

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Knitting and Crocheting at North Valley Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 02, 2017
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107-2508
505-761-4025

Description

All levels welcome. Learn techniques for creating sweaters, afghans, baby blankets, etc. Many of the blankets are donated to Project Linus.

 

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Painting: Oil (North Valley)

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 04, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Instruction is given on perspective, composition, and form, color mixing and blending. All levels. Bring materials.

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Dance to Live Music at North Valley Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 06, 2017
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

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

Dances Beginning August 27 - October 29- will be at the Barelas Senior Center.

Price

$3.00 per person

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

T'ai Chi Ch'uan (North Valley - Mon)

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 21, 2017
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Beautiful flowing movements improve balance, lower high blood pressure, increase bone density and cultivate chi, or internal energy. Tai Chi reduces stress and arthritis pain, significantly improves brain size, improves motor control in Parkinson’s, and may delay the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease. Recent studies show T’ai Chi is anti-aging. Cultivate your chi for a long and happy life!

Instructor: Sifu Ty Beh

Price

Suggested donation $5

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Painting: Oil

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 25, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Instruction is given on perspective, composition, and form, color mixing and blending. All levels. Bring materials.

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Tin Works Class

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 03, 2017
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Join Jason Younis y Delgado, a 5th generation tinsmith and a member of the Spanish Colonial Arts Society in an open class for tinwork at North Valley Senior Center. All experience levels are invited.

Instructor: Jason Younis

Price

Fee $55 for all materials

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Pastel Classes in Landscape, Still Life and Portraits (Still Life & Portraits

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 03, 2017
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

This class will introduce students to the essential information needed to draw and paint still life and landscape using the chalk pastel medium. Demonstrations and individual instruction will be given. Topics covered: fundamentals of pastel, drawing, under painting, light and shadow, composition, color theory, and basic perspective. Offering will be 4 weeks of each genre. Students can sign up for 4 weeks sessions. Please bring photographs to first class. Each genre the instructor will be given valuable tips on chalk pastel painting.

October 3 - 24 Still Life

November 7 - 28 Portraits

Materials will be provided. Contact center for addition material list

Instructor: Elaine Cimino

 

Price

$60 for 4 sessions
$15 for a single lesson

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Pastel Classes in Landscape, Still Life and Portraits (Landscape)

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 05, 2017
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

his class will introduce students to the essential information needed to draw and paint still life and landscape using the chalk pastel medium. Demonstrations and individual instruction will be given. Topics covered: fundamentals of pastel, drawing, under painting, light and shadow, composition, color theory, and basic perspective. Offering will be 4 weeks of each genre. Students can sign up for 4 weeks sessions. Please bring photographs to first class. Each genre the instructor will be given valuable tips on chalk pastel painting.

Materials will be provided. Contact center for addition material list

Instructor: Elaine Cimino

Price

$60 for 4 sessions
$15 for a single lesson

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Reverse Mortgage at North Valley

When

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

All dates

Oct 11, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Attend an informal discussion about Reverse Mortgages. It can be highly beneficial for those who wish to utilize their largest asset, their home equity. Recent government changes and protections advanced the program to further benefit senior homeowners and their families. Leading Economists agree that the program will be a major resource of funds for aging Americans as the current Social Programs fail to keep up with rising healthcare costs and inflation. Your financial health and quality of life may take a huge leap forward.

Presenter: Amanda Snow

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

How to Increase the Value of your Home

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Is your home older with out-of-date features? Downsizing? Or just moving? Come to this free presentation and learn some easy and very low-cost ways to boost the value of your home. Beat out competition and sell your house for a much better price than if you sell it as is.

Presenter: Judith Shaw

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Balance & Movement for Parkinson’s (North Valley)

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 12, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

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: Joanie Carlisle

Price

$5 per class

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Baca Historical Project at North Valley

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 17, 2017
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Help us to construct a complete genealogy of the descendants of Cristóbal Baca and his wife Ana Maria Pacheco Ortiz, two of New Mexico’s earliest settlers. Our goal is to find living descendants to connect and celebrate our heritage through community and to create an extended family album. Learn to trace your roots at our class and workshop.

Presenter: Nora Chavez

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Understanding Hoarding

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 19, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

This presentation was developed to explain both clinical and emotional reasons that people may hoard and counsel those who are concerned for them. While it is somewhat of a sobering topic, it is done with some humor and light-heartedness.

Presenter: Haven Behavior Health

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Trouble Renewing Driver’s Licenses or State ID Cards at North Valley

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 26, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107

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

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

“What’s and Why’s” of Funeral Planning at North Valley

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 26, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

This will not be a FRENCH Funerals Cremation sales presentation. We provide the answers you need to make the best choice for you and your family.

Presenter: Karla Barela

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Halloween Howl Party

When

This event has already happened.
Oct 31, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-761-4025

Description

Join us for music and food on the scariest day of the year if you dare! Come dressed for the occasion and join in on the costume contest.

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025