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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:
Map

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

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

 

Line Dancing: Beginning (Palo Duro) Sat

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 26, 2017
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

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

Description

Instructor: Gayle Mecca

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

MyCD Program Workshop (Palo Duro - CDSMP)

When

This event has already happened.
Aug 31, 2017
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 condition, this is the workshop for you. To enroll, please call 880 – 2800. Free 6-week workshop 2 1/2 hour meetings.

 

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

AARP Smart Driver (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 01, 2017
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

Music: Accordion Group at Palo Duro (Fri)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 01, 2017
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Facilitator: Jane Hendley

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Stained Glass (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 01, 2017
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

Cribbage at Palo Duro

When

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

Where

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

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Center Hiking & Treks at Palo Duro (Sat)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 02, 2017
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Enjoy these intermediate level hiking trips and less demanding treks year round. Schedules are available at front desk of host centers

Facilitator: Sue Palletier

Price

5¢/mile

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Table Tennis (Palo Duro, 1st Saturday)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 02, 2017
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

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

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

NARFE Chapter 80

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 02, 2017
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

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

Description

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association members meet to help preserve federal retirement and health benefits. Open to civilian employees, retirees, survivors and spouses.

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Red Hat Society (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 02, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Join your senior sisters across the nation and the world, and greet middle-age with verve, humor and frivolity. The only criteria for joining are willingness to share and a red hat.

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Center Hiking & Treks at Palo Duro (Tues)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 05, 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 intermediate level hiking trips and less demanding treks year round. Schedules are available at front desk of host centers.

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.
Sep 05, 2017
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: 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

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

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 06, 2017
08:00 AM - 05:00 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.
Sep 06, 2017
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: 50¢ Self-Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

Cost: $12/month – Suggested
Contribution. (3 classes/wk)
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Enhance Fitness (Los Volcanes)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 06, 2017
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

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: Dee

Price

50¢ suggested contribution

Contact

Melissa Pochiro
505-767-5985

A "Fare" to Remember - Pasta Paradiso: Los Alamos

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 07, 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.

Pasta Paradiso: Los Alamos Have you been craving a zesty Italian salami and pepperoni calzone? Than you must join us as we visit this fine Italian dining and buffet! From an all you can eat Pasta Bar made fresh every day or a handmade calzone, you won’t be disappointed with this menu.

Check In: 8:15 am • Return: 4:00 pm

Price

Meals at your own expense
$10.50 Transportation

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Senior Men's Bridge at Palo Duro Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 07, 2017
12:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Movies at Palo Duro

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 07, 2017
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Join us as we watch some of the latest hits and even re-visit some classics. Refreshments to be served at intermission.

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Adapted Aquatics at Palo Duro (Session 2)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 08, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

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:  50¢ Self-Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

Cost: $8/month – Suggested
Contribution. (2 classes/wk.)
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

New Mexico State Fair (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 11, 2017
08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Come and join us for a day of fun at the New Mexico State Fair. The State Fair reflects the unique heritage of New Mexico through attractions such as Indian Village, Villa Hispana, art galleries, agricultural and livestock competitions embedded in the state’s rural roots.

Price

$2 Transportation

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Ceramics at Palo Duro Senior Center ( Thurs)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 14, 2017
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

Metal Casting

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 14, 2017
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

$2.00/per casting for consumables

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Basic Watercolor

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 14, 2017
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

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

Description

This class will be full of color! Join us as we practice techniques of Watercolor and how to create the beautiful pieces that you see in nature. Sessions are available for you to get your paint on.

Session I: September 7 - October 19

Session II: October 26 - December 14

Instructor: Nancy Goetz

Price

$96 for Session I
$84 for Session II

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

T'ai Chi (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 15, 2017
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

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

Description

A class using slow, gentle movement to build health & balance, helps reduce stress and heal from injuries. Presented in a brief way to balance the whole self: physically emotionally and spiritually.

Not meeting 1st Friday.

Instructor: Sifu Ty Beh

Price

Suggested donation $5

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Music: Accordion Group at Palo Duro (Sat)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 16, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Facilitator: Jane Hendley

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Ceramics at Palo Duro Senior Center ( Monday)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 18, 2017
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

Red Horse Vineyard Bed & Breakfast (Palo Duro)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 20, 2017
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Where

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

Description

A lovely, country-side setting this Vineyard B&B is home to some historical events. It offers a relaxing atmosphere with nature and beauty all around! We will be given a tour of the grounds followed by lunch provided on site.

Price

Free

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

T’ai Chi Chih at Palo Duro Beginning

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 20, 2017
03:00 PM - 04:30 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.

Session II: September 20- October 25

Session III: November 1- December 6

 Instructor: Molly Grady

Price

$60 for 6 weeks, payable at first class

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Computer Lab at Palo Duro (Thurs)

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 21, 2017
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Where

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

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102

Movies at Palo Duro

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 21, 2017
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Where

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

Description

Join us as we watch some of the latest hits and even re-visit some classics. Refreshments to be served at intermission.

Contact

Natasha Montoya
505-888-8102