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North Valley Senior Center

North Valley

Senior Center

NOTICE - Construction on the North Valley Senior Center will begin Monday, August 21, 2017 and will continue through November 2017.  There will not be any meal service at North Valley and only portions of the facility will be open for classes.  We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause.  We encourage you to visit any one of our other five senior centers or two multigenerational centers for your meals or activities during this time.  

Front of North Valley Senior Center

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

December 2017

 
Map

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.

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 55 to 59: $3.25
  • Guests under 55: $7.67

North Valley Senior Center Services

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

 

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

Ojo Caliente (North Valley - Jun)

When

This event has already happened.
Jun 01, 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

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

Quilting: Hand at North Valley (Monday)

When

This event has already happened.
Jul 31, 2017
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

A group of people interested in quilting and quilting art assemble. Most of the individuals quilt by hand but sewing machines are also used. No formal instruction is given however encouragement is shared by all.

 

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Pottery at North Valley

When

This event has already happened.
Jul 31, 2017
09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Description

All levels welcome. From pinch pots, slabs, coiling to wheel throwing. Self-directed. There is a material Fee

 

Price

Fee for materials

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Woodshop and Wood Carving at North Valley

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 01, 2017
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

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

Description

If you are interested in carving, cutting or working on other wood projects please join us.

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Ceramics at North Valley Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 01, 2017
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Learn about ceramics, starting with care and use of molds, pouring, preparation for firing, glazing, over glazing and/or staining, decorating, decals, etc. Materials not included.

 

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Computer Lab at North Valley

When

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

Where

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

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. During open lab a monitor is on site to assist you.

Price

Free

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

Arts and Craft: Sharing

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 02, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

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

Description

For beginners who want to learn and for the experienced who want to share. Embroidery, crochet, counted cross-stitch, knitting, needlecraft and more.

 

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Retablos/Hispanic Folk Art at North Valley

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 02, 2017
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Learn the art of making retablos.

Instructor: Anita

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Dance and Movement for Parkinson’s

When

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

Where

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

Description

Join in the musicality, rhythm, expression, inventiveness and sheer physical pleasure of dance. Customized for all abilities

Instructor: Joanie Carlisle

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

Origami Club

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 06, 2017
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

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

Description

North Valley Senior Center: Library

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

Voices of the Valley Poetry Group

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 11, 2017
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

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

Description

“Voices of the Valley” poetry group is about poets getting together to read, write and discuss poetry of all genres. (limit 8 in group).

 

Price

Free

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

TVE Wellness Qi Gong at North Valley

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 16, 2017
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

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

Description

This is a health & healing low-impact exercise class using fluid Qi-Gong techniques to improve energy, balance, strength, and range of motion for all ages & abilities by focusing and building on all aspects of the body through a step-by-step teaching method. Enjoy learning beautiful fluid motions that get every part of your body moving, from your fingers to your toes while gaining the benefits of increased energy, lower stress, and greater mobility, balance, and flexibility. TVE Wellness is the alternative exercise program that suits your needs no matter the age or capability. We modify the motions to match your ability and then progress further until we see greater results. Join now to enjoy the rewarding and fun program of TVE Wellness.

Instructor: Demitri Carranza

Price

$20/4 consecutive classes

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Pilates at North Valley Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 17, 2017
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Where

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

Description

Learn the value of core stabilization, muscle balance and proper alignment while integrating the concept of mindfulness, fluidity and grace.

Instructor Richard Sertich

Price

$2 suggested donation

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Yoga: Dahn (North Valley)

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 17, 2017
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Dahn Yoga is the yoga of stress relief. Increase flexibility, improve breathing patterns and concentration. Through committed practice class members can also manage problems with weight.

Instructor: David Plummer

Price

$3

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Enhance Fitness (North Valley)

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 18, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Where

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

Description

Improve balance, flexibility, bone density, coordination, endurance, alertness, strength and help with fall prevention, in this evidence-based senior fitness class. A base-line assessment will be conducted at the start and you will be pleased with the gains you have made at the 16-week assessment.

Instructor: Terry Toby

Contact

Sandra Lucero
505-761-4025

Birthday Party at North Valley Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 18, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Celebrate birthdays every month with cake.

 

Price

Free

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

Reflexology Massage Therapy

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 23, 2017
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

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

Description

Reflexology is a hands-on modality that relaxes and restores the body by working the hands and/or feet or hands.

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