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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:

  February 2018

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

Palo Duro Senior Center Services

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Because of the Brave Luncheon

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 09, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

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

Description

This luncheon is to celebrate all the men and women of our armed forces. If you have served in our Military or want to show your appreciation- please join us as we will have a show for you! After all, we are home of the Free, because of the Brave.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

A "Fare" to Remember - Bodega Burger Company: Socorro

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 14, 2017
09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Enjoy these series of tasty trips as we visit popular restaurants all around our state. Meals are at your own expense.

Celebrating their first 5 years of business, this Lounge is the perfect place for a good burger! Classified as an upscale burger joint, Bodega offers cheese steak empanadas, spicy tuna tacos and the good ‘ole classic Angus burger. Be sure to bring your appetite as they also offer a tasty Crème Brulee!

Check In: 9:45 am • Return: 4:00 pm

Price

Meal at your own expense.
$9.50 Transportation

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Los Alamos History Museum

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 16, 2017
09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Visit an ancestral Pueblo site as we travel to this homestead-era museum that shares the remarkable history of Los Alamos. We will see historic buildings, outdoor venues, artifacts and much more throughout this interactive experience!

Price

$11.50 transportation
$15 admission
and guided tour

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Prostate Cancer Support Association of NM

When

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

Where

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

Description

Prostate Cancer is the second most common cancer among men and you probably know someone who has it or have it yourself.  Do you want to know more about it and how it is diagnosed and treated? Join us.

Presenter: Prostate Cancer Support Association of NM

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Model Train Show

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 18, 2017
09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

The Rails Along the Rio Grande 2017 Train Show will be heading to Albuquerque this year and we want you to join us! We will visit the exhibits and find out fun facts about model trains.

Price

$2 Transportation
$5 admission

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

The Thankful Tree

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Description

Take time to be thankful for everything that you have as we will be placing leaves with our thanksgivings on our Thankful Tree! Apple Cider and tasty treats will also be served.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Ride & Roam with Ron - Tue Palo Duro

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 21, 2017
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

The destination is a mystery but be assured you are in for an adventure.

Check In: 8:00 am • Return: 4:00 pm approximately

Price

$6.50 Transportation if trip exceeds 100
miles .05¢ per mile after that to be paid
upon return.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Incognito, The Problem Gambler Among Us at Palo Duro

When

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

Where

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

Description

Problem gamblers are suffering silently, and usually don’t let others know their secret. This presentation addresses what problem gambling looks like, who are the gamblers among us, and some suggested solutions.

Presenter: PeopleWorks-NM

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Candy Cane and Cocoa Tree Trimming

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 01, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

What’s a winter month without candy canes and cocoa? We will be having a delicious Hot Chocolate Bar along with all of the fixings and candy canes!

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Christmas in Madrid (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 02, 2017
02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

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

Description

We will start off with the annual Holiday parade down Main Street. Afterwards you can enjoy shopping at the unique shops, galleries followed by dinner at Ribs in Cedar Crest.

Price

$7 Transportation

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

A "Fare" to Remember - La Plazuela: Santa Fe

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 12, 2017
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Enjoy these series of tasty trips as we visit popular restaurants all around our state. Meals are at your own expense.

Join us as we indulge in a creative take on New Mexican Cuisine. Nestled in the heart of our capital, La Plazuela leads a new approach to classic menu items such as their green chile meatloaf, rainbow trout with a blue corn crust and more. Fresh and flavorful, this dining experience will be one for the books!

Check In: 8:15 am • Return: 4:00 pm

Price

Meals at your own expense.
$7.50 Transportation

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Tis the Season Special Luncheon

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Tis the season to be jolly! This is always a festive time of year and we want to share these festivities with you! Carolers will sing traditional Christmas songs as we enjoy a candlelit-style lunch. Be sure to mark your calendars!

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Flex & Tone at Palo Duro Senior Center

When

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

Where

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

Description

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

Palo Duro- Mesquite Room

Price

50¢ suggested donation.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Aerobics at Palo Duro Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 29, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Where

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

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

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Gentle Exercise at Palo Duro Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 29, 2017
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

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

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

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Line Dance Beginning (Palo Duro) Sat

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 30, 2017
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

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

Description

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

Palo Duro -Mesquite

K. Tidy

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Center Hiking & Treks at Palo Duro (Sat)

When

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

Where

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

Description

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

www.ASCHG.org

Sue Palletier

Price

5¢/mile

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Tuesday Cross Country Ski Trips

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Sports & Fitness Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

Enjoy the splendor of New Mexico’s back country. Trips are open to intermediate or advanced skiers. Depending on snow conditions, destinations include the Jemez, Manzano, and Sandia Mountains. Equipment is not provided.

Check-In: 8:00 am Depart: 8:15 am • Return: 5:00 pm Cross country skiers must stay with the group.

Registration Begins Dec. 12, 2017

IMPORTANT INFO!

Trips leave from Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center Space is limited. Pre-payment is required to reserve your space. · Current membership is required · Pre-payment required/trip Limited to 2 registration forms/person

Price

Pre-payment required/trip

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Center Hiking & Treks at Palo Duro (Tues)

When

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

Where

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

Description

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

www.ASCHG.org

Facilitator: Marilyn Warrant

Price

5¢/mile

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Adapted Aquatics at Palo Duro (Session 3)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

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

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 – Suggested
Contribution - (2 classes/wk.)
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Wednesday Snowshoeing Trips

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

Snowshoeing is fun! We provide snowshoes and poles or bring your own! Destinations include the Jemez, Manzano and Sandia Mountains, depending on the best snow.

Check-In: 8:00 am Depart: 8:15 am • Return: 5:00 pm Snowshoers must stay with the group.

Registration Begins Dec. 12, 2017

IMPORTANT INFO! 

Trips leave from Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center Space is limited. Pre-payment is required to reserve your space. · Current membership is required · Pre-payment required/trip Limited to 2 registration forms/person.

For more info or to register call 880-2800

Price

Pre-payment required/trip

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Body Fat vs. Muscle (Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Sports & Fitness Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

The goal for optimal health is reducing body fat while increasing muscle. Visit us for a free assessment.

Price

Free

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

Adapted Aquatics at Palo Duro (Session 1)

When

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

Where

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

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
Number of Classes - 3 classes/wk
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Yoga: Gentle (Palo Duro)

When

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

Where

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

Description

Whether you are a beginner or have been doing yoga for a while, this slow-paced class will leave you feeling both relaxed and rejuvenated. Don’t fret if you’ve never tried it before. If you can breathe, you can practice yoga!

Palo Duro - Ponderosa

Instructor: Karin

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

T’ai Chi For Seniors

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Where

Los Volcanes Senior Center
6500 Los Volcanes NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
505-767-5999

Description

Slow, gentle movement to build health & balance, reduce stress, & heal from injuries. Presented in a brief way to balance the whole self: physical, emotional & spiritual.

Los Volcanes -Room 2

Instructor: Kay

Price

Suggest donation $3

Contact

Maria Aguero
505-767-5999

Enhance Fitness (Los Volcanes)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Where

Los Volcanes Senior Sports & Fitness Center
6500 Los Volcanes NW (Located on the South side of Los Volcanes Senior Center)
Albuquerque, NM 87121
505-767-5985

Description

This is an evidence based senior fitness class in which a three part assessment will be conducted for each participant. Class components include cardio, weight training and flexibility.

50+ Sports & Fitness Center - Aerobic Room

Instructor: Dee Williams

Contact

Melissa Pochiro
505-767-5985

T’ai Chi Chih at Palo Duro Beginning

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
03:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Where

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

Description

T’ai Chi Chih is a series of easy, gentle movements that balance the internal energy (Chi).  It is often called a moving meditation and the benefits of this practice can include improved balance, flexibility, stamina, and regulation of stress blood pressure and weight.

Palo Duro - Ponderosa Room

BEGINNING: Wednesday, 3:15 - 4:15 pm

CONTINUING: Wednesday, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Session I: January 11 - February 15

Session II: February 22 - April 5 (No class March 15)

Session III: April 12 - May 17 Session IV: May 24 - June 28

Call to Register Ellen Tatge

Price

$60 for 6 weeks, payable at first class

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Nia Technique (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

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.

Palo Duro - Aspen

Instructor: Michele Diel

Price

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

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Thursday Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding Trip

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 04, 2018
07:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Where

Palo Duro Senior Sports & Fitness Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

Skiing & Snowboarding Trips: We do the driving and you hit the slopes at Santa Fe ski area.

Check-In: 7:00 am Depart: 7:30 am • Return: 4:30 pm Downhill skiers and Snowboarders must purchase own lift ticket. Seniors 72+ get FREE lift tickets.

Registration Begins Dec. 12, 2017

IMPORTANT INFO! 

For more info or to register call 880-2800

Trips leave from Palo Duro 50+ Sports & Fitness Center

Space is limited. Pre-payment is required to reserve your space. · Current membership is required · Pre-payment required/trip Limited to 2 registration forms/person

 

Price

Pre-payment required/trip

Contact

Joel Mahoney
505-880-2800

MyCD Program Workshop (Palo Duro - Diabetes Self Management Program)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 04, 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

 

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102