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Palo Duro Senior Center

Palo Duro Senior Center

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Palo Duro Senior Center Information

Address:
5221 Palo Duro NE 87110-1201
Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Wednesday - 8 AM to 7 PM
Saturday - 9 AM to 1 PM
Phone:
(505) 888-8102
Contacts:

Natasha Montoya, Center Manager, [email protected]

Larissa Martin , Program Coordinator, [email protected]

Fax:
(505) 888-8107
Center Newsletter:

  June 2018
  May 2018

 

  

Notice: This center will be closed for cleaning Mar 5th thru Mar 9th and Aug 27th thru Aug 31st - 2018

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Palo Duro 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.

A "Drop-In" lunch menu is also offered that does NOT require a reservation.
Soup & Desserts $.50
Salads $1 and $2
Sandwiches $1.25 and $1.50
Ice Cream Socials - 3rd Thursday of the month from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
 "Special" luncheons are on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Prices:


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

Palo Duro Senior Center Services

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Income Tax Assistance - Palo Duro

When

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

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE

Please bring the following information:

 Appointments Only

  • Picture Identification
  • Copy of your last year’s tax returns
  • Social Security Cards for all people listed on return
  • W-2 forms for wages
  • Forms including 1099-INT (interest); 1099-DIV (dividends); All 1099-R (retirement); SSA 1099 (Social Security Benefit Statement); All 1099-B (stock sales) you must have the basis (what you paid) for all sales including mutual funds. Call your broker; 1099-G (gambling winning; RRB 1099 (railroad retirement); and any other 1099 forms.
  • Forms reporting income such as jury duty, election work, alimony, etc. · Medical expenses · For ages 65 or older, property tax bill and or rent receipts.

NOTE: If you have a complex return, check with the center before making an appointment. Some returns are out of scope for volunteer assistants.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Hugs & Kisses for the Mr. & Mrs. Luncheon

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 08, 2018
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Bring the Mr. and bring the Mrs.! Join us as we celebrate this special holiday with the ones we cherish and love.

Reservations Required

Price

$4

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Gift Shop at Palo Duro

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 12, 2018
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Buy a gift made by a senior. You must be a center member to sell.

Palo Duro: Desert Willow Gift Shop

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Visiting Artists Series

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 13, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Guest artist guides participants in an activity that often involves a demo and a hands-on experience. Open to all. A different artist volunteers each week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. During the summer, the program is more informal.

Instructor: Judy Haag

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Friendship Coffee at Palo Duro

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 14, 2018
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Chat with old friends and make new ones over coffee and a special treat.

 

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Palo Duro Palettes

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 14, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

We work in all mediums and share our knowledge and enthusiasm. Come sample a variety of methods, Ideas as well as new techniques. Materials are available

Instructor: Les Lamkin

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Ceramics at Palo Duro Senior Center ( Thurs)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 15, 2018
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

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

Materials not included.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Stained Glass (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 16, 2018
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Learn how to cut, grind and copper foil glass, assemble, solder and complete projects. Materials not included.

Instructor: Terry

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Huachas Competition

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Where

Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center
501 Elizabeth St. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
505-880-2800

Description

Huachas Competition

If you enjoy horseshoes, you will like pitching washers. 

Coordinator - Palo Duro Sports & Fitness: 880-2800

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Blood Pressure Screening at Palo Duro

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 19, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Blood Pressure Screening

 

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Ceramics at Palo Duro Senior Center ( Monday)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110-1201
505-888-8102

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

Materials not included.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Quilting at Palo Duro (Tuesday)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 20, 2018
08:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Quilting is the process of sewing of two or more layers of fabric together to make a thicker padded material, usually to create a quilt or quilted garment. Typically, quilting is done with three layers: the top fabric or quilt top, batting or insulating material and backing material. Novice and experienced quilters are welcome. Donations of fabric and yarn are always appreciated.

 

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Tuesday Angels at Palo Duro

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 20, 2018
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

A wide variety of items from donated materials. Everything produced is given to community groups and hospitals. Donations of fabric and yarn are always appreciated.

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Sewing and Alterations

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 20, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Bring your latest sewing project and get help with any alterations or question you may have!

Instructor: Silva Gosso

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Leather Craft

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 20, 2018
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Learn the art of hand-tooled leather crafting. Students must buy leather. Some tools provided.

 

Price

$1.00 per month, $5.00 for new students

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Pottery Open Studio/Lab (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 21, 2018
08:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

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.

Self-directed

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Metalsmithing/Jewelry Lab

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 21, 2018
11:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Join us for a self-directed open shop for silver-smithing, enameling and other techniques of this beautiful art!

Instructor: Garcia and Taylor

Price

$1 per week for consumables

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

The “Busy Bees”

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Donate hats, blankets and scarves to many organizations.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Metal Casting

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 22, 2018
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Learn basic skills and methods. Using the lost wax casting process you can cast objects in silver & bronze.

Instructor: James Lumpee

Price

$2 per casting for consumables

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

MyCD Program Workshop (Palo Duro - Chronic Disease Self-Management Program)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 22, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

If you have (or care for someone with) a chronic health condition such as: diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, or other longterm health conditions, this is the workshop for you. Learn from specially trained group leaders with chronic health conditions themselves. Set goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health and your life. Put Life Back Into Your Life. Find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health.

Pre-registration required: 880-2800

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Pottery at Palo Duro

When

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

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

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

 

Price

Fee for materials

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Get It Done!

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110-1201
505-888-8102

Description

Chat while you “get done” those projects in this modern day quilting bee.

 

 

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Swedish Weaving (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 23, 2018
02:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Swedish Weaving is an art of weaving yarns through a counted cloth, called Monk’s Cloth.

Instructor: Carla Lucero

Price

$10 Material Fee

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Quilting at Palo Duro (Saturday)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 24, 2018
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Quilting is the process of sewing of two or more layers of fabric together to make a thicker padded material, usually to create a quilt or quilted garment. Typically, quilting is done with three layers: the top fabric or quilt top, batting or insulating material and backing material. Novice and experienced quilters are welcome. Donations of fabric and yarn are always appreciated.

 

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Computer Lab at Palo Duro

Use the computer lab on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 26, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Open Computer Lab

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

French: Advanced

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 26, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Conversation, reading & writing. Students should be able to read, write & speak at advanced level.

Instructor: Nora Temmar & Sharon Himmelstein

Price

$5 Materials Fee

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

German: Intermediate

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 01, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Members need to have pronunciation and grammar under control and can write sentences with dependent clauses. This is not a conversation class.

Instructor: Terry Lyons

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Computer Lab at Palo Duro (Thurs)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 01, 2018
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

Open Computer Lab

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

AARP Smart Driver (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 02, 2018
08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

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

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Line Dancing: Beginning (Palo Duro - Sat)

When

This event has already happened.
Mar 03, 2018
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-888-8102

Description

A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows without regard for the gender of the individuals, all facing either each other or in the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time.

Instructor: Gayle Mecca

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102