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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
  February 2018
January 2018

Notice: This center will be closed for cleaning Jan 29th thru Feb 2nd and 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: $3.25
  • Guests 55 to 59: $3.25
  • Guests under 55: $5.00

Highland Senior Center Services

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

 

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!

Highland - Room 7

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

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

Portrait Drawing Class

When

Feb 20, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

We need your face! Highland Portrait Drawing class draws live models with a focus on the proportions of the head. Models are needed weekly in return you will get copies of all the artworks of your portrait. New Artist welcomed and models are always needed.

Call the front desk for more information.

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Traditional Spanish Tin Work/Beginner (Highland)

When

Feb 20, 2018
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108-1246
505-797-5210

Description

Tinsmithing is a traditional Spanish colonial art form. Come to learn basic techniques. See center for complete details and supplies.

Instructor: Cora 

Price

$10 materials fee required.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-797-5210

Legal Clinic: Senior Citizen Law Office Highland

When

Feb 20, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Provides general legal information. Divorces, wills, and criminal issues are not included. Appointment required, please contact Senior Law Office Info: 265-2300.

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Beginning Pottery (Highland)

When

Feb 21, 2018
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

This is a class for beginners to explore together the fun of working with clay, and learn pottery techniques. Watch your creations come to life!

Instructor: Christine

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Traditional Spanish Tin Work/Open Studio

When

Feb 21, 2018
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Expand on your skills with tinsmithing a traditional colonial art form. This is an open studio for people who have completed the Traditional Spanish Tin Work class and are skilled enough to work without an instructor.

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Watercolor/Open Studio

When

Feb 22, 2018
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

You may use the open studio time to further explore projects in watercolor. This class is for self-led, intermediate-level students. You must bring your own supplies and the supply list suggested is watercolor paper, watercolor paints, brushes, mixing pallet, watercolor cups, pencils, a big eraser and a drying towel.

Facilitator: Davetta

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Open Studio Crochet & Knitting (Highland )

When

Feb 23, 2018 01:00 PM - Jun 29, 2018 05:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Come join this Open Studio Crochet & Knitting with a fun loving group for socializing and learning new techniques. This is in an informal group working on different individual and group projects. You must bring your own supplies.

Facilitator: Ramona

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

AARP Smart Driver (Highland - Thurs)

When

Mar 01, 2018
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

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

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Rosemalers (Meeting)

When

Mar 10, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Meeting

Instructor: Diana

Contact

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

AARP Smart Driver (Highland - Sat)

When

Mar 10, 2018
10:30 AM - 02:30 PM

Where

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

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

Julianna Brooks
505-767-5210

Lucky Charm Luncheon

When

Mar 16, 2018
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Join us on St. Patrick’s Day Irish feast with all the traditional fixings! Don’t forget to wear your green.

Lunch Reservations Required

Price

$3.25

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210

Traditional Spanish Tin Work Advanced

When

Apr 24, 2018
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

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

Description

Tinsmithing is a traditional Spanish colonial art form. This class is for students who have completed the Beginners Level Pottery course, or who have proficient knowledge. See center for complete details, cost and supplies needed. Sign-up is required.

Instructor: Cora

Contact

Julia Brooks
505-767-5210