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Highland Senior Center

Highland Senior Center

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Highland Senior Center Information

Address:
131 Monroe NE 87108-1246 
Hours:
Monday - Tuesday -Thursday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
Wednesday 8 AM to 7 PM
Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM
Phone:
(505) 767-5210
Contacts
Julianna Brooks, Center Manager, [email protected]
Arsenio Sanchez, Program Coordinator, [email protected]
Fax:
(505) 767-5224
Newsletter
 June 2018 
 May 2018
 
  

Notice: This center will be closed for cleaning Jul 16th thru Jul 20th - 2018

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Highland 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 50 to 59: $3.25
  • Guests under 50: $7.67

Highland Senior Center Services

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

 

Thanksgiving Meal

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 22, 2017
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Join us for our Annual Thanksgiving meal complete with all the traditional trimmings. We will have Live Entertainment playing in the Social Hall while lunch is being served.

Price

$3.25 Reservation Required

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Bosque del Apache Wildlife Preserve - Highland

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 29, 2017
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Bosque del Apache Wildlife Preserve, a critical habitat for a large number of resident birds, is also an important wintering home for Sandhill Cranes and will host as many as 14,000 for the winter. Sandhill Cranes are the star attraction, but you get to experience other wildlife as well! The Sandhill Cranes begin to arrive in November, and stay until February

Price

$11 Transportation

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Old Town Holiday Shop & Stroll with Anna

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 01, 2017
04:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Kick off the holiday season under the lights in Historic Old Town. Enjoy a New Mexican Christmas by eating tamales and biscochitos, and enjoy the view of Historic Old Town immersed in farolitos. Grab some hot chocolate and watch the time honored lighting of the giant Christmas tree, a spectacle made of over 150 different trees, at this magical Albuquerque event. Live entertainment will fill the streets on 15 stages and add to the festivities. Dinner will be at a local restaurant, and is at your own expense.

Price

$2 Transportation
Dinner will be at a local restaurant
and is at your own expense.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Shop & Stroll at the Newly Renovated Winrock Mall

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 05, 2017
09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Albuquerque has the biggest and best shopping in the entire state with three premier malls and Winrock Mall being one of them. The Winrock Mall is newly renovated and will surely be festively decorated for the Holiday Season with plenty of sight-seeing, and a plethura of different department and specialty stores to window shop, or purchase something that catches your eye! Lunch will be at a local restaurant, and is at your own expense.

Price

$2 Transportation
Lunch will be at a local restaurant, and is
at your own expense.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Re-connect to the World and Rediscover Hearing

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 13, 2017
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Choosing the right aids is the beginning of the journey to hearing well again.  We will discuss hearing aid technology and the importance of maximizing your new hearing aids.  There is a lot to learn about how to use, maintain and care for your hearing aids.

Presenter: Dr. Dorothy McCurley, AuD

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Special Holiday Luncheon & Concert by the Highland Harmonizers

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Come join us for a festive Special Holiday Luncheon, and bring your Christmas spirit as we sing carols and enjoy a delicious holiday meal with all the seasonal fixings. We will be entertained again this year by our very own Highland Harmonizers! The Harmonizers will be singing festive carols in regards of the Holiday Season!

Serving from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Concert starts at 12:15 - 1:15 pm. 

Price

$4 Ticket Required

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Bugg Holiday Display - Harvey House (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 15, 2017
03:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

It’s that time of year again when the Belen Harvey House Museum is transformed into a Christmas wonderland, full of perky penguins, animated characters, uniquely decorated trees and holiday cheer.

Price

$7 Transportation

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Flex & Tone at Highland Senior Center

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Elongate and strengthen your muscles, increase flexibility, improve posture and develop a strong core. 50¢ suggested donation.

Price

50¢ suggested donation.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Aerobics at Highland Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 28, 2017
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Gentle Exercise at Highland Senior Center

When

This event has already happened.
Dec 29, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Center Hiking & Treks at Highland

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

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

 www.ASCHG.org

Pat Newman

Price

5¢ per mile.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Adapted Aquatics at Highland (Session 3)

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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
Number of Classes-2 classes/wk.
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Line Dance: Advanced (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 02, 2018
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Instructor: Wylene

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Adapted Aquatics at Highland (Session 1)

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Yoga at Highland (Wed)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108-1246
505-767-5210

Description

These classes combine core management methods with mind/body/breath discipline to reduce physical and mental stress and lengthen muscles. Yoga will improve posture and core strength, as well as reduce lower back pain and increase muscle flexibility.

Highland: Room 8

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Balance & Movement for Parkinson’s (Highland-Wed)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 03, 2018
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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: Mindy

Price

$6

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Nia Technique (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 04, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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.

Highland - Room 8

Michelle Diel

Price

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

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Adapted Aquatics at Highland (Session 2)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 05, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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 center for $.50 and Vista Grande Community Center. Self-Drivers are also welcome, but must pre-register.

Price

Cost: $8/month
Number of Classes-2 classes/wk.
Transportation:50¢

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Yoga: Gentle at Highland ( Mon)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 08, 2018
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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!

Highland, Room 8

 

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Balance & Movement for Parkinson’s (Highland - Mon)

When

This event has already happened.
Jan 08, 2018
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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: Mindy

Price

$6

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Income Tax Assistance - Highland (Thurs)

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE

Please bring the following information to your appointment.  

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

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Income Tax Assistance - Highland (Fri)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 09, 2018
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE

Please bring the following information:

Limited Walk In First Come, First Served

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

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

50’s & 60’s Sweetheart Special Luncheon & Dance

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 15, 2018
11:30 AM - 02:30 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Throw on some 50’s & 60’s attire and join us for a Valentine’s Luncheon & Dance, and music entertainment playing songs from the 50’s & 60’s. Lunch will be served first, and the dance following lunch.

Serving from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Dance starts at 12:30 – 2:30 pm.

Price

$4

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Rosemalers

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

We do rosemaling from Norway, dalmalning from Sweden, hindeloopen from Holland and bauernmalerei from Germany and others. Bring a wood piece and we will get you started. No registration required.

Instructor: Diana

 

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Blood Pressure Screening

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 16, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Free blood pressure screening

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Flea Market at Highland

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 19, 2018
08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

Find special bargains, treasures and satisfy your sweet tooth. Reserve your table at the front desk.

Price

$2 table

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Laptop Quilters at Highland

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

An experienced group of hand quilters sharing ideas, assisting each other and completing quilts to completion. 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

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Pottery Open Studio/Lab (Highland)

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 19, 2018
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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.

Price

Material fees apply.

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Friendship Coffee at Highland

When

This event has already happened.
Feb 19, 2018
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

Description

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

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Quilting at Highland

When

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

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-767-5210

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

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210