Enrichment & Lectures
The City of Thornton offers a wide variety of programming for adults ages 18+ including: arts and crafts, fitness, dance, financial planning, culinary and so much more. Eash season we offer fun new programs and opportunities to engage. Research and register for classes here!
|Thornton Active Adult Center||11181 Colorado Blvd., 80233||AAC|
|Trail Winds Recreation Center||13495 Holly St., 80602||TWRC|
|Thornton Community Center||2211 Eppinger Blvd., 80229||TCC|
|Carpenter Recreation Center||11151 Colorado Blvd., 80233||CRC|
|Thornton Community Building||2141 E. 95th Ave., 80229||TCB|
|Thornton Arts & Culture Center||9209 Dorothy Blvd., 80229||TACC|
TED Talks | 55+
Played online, these free 20-minute or less videos offer thought provoking and interesting viewpoints. Listen, learn, and discuss!
|Zoologist Dr. Lucy King shares her solution to people and elephants competing for space and resourses.|
|Friday, April 22||1-2 p.m.||AAC||FREE||303-255-7850|
Scheduled Lectures | 55+
For more information on these lectures and additional Active Adult Programming, please take a look at the Activities Guide!
|Trace the history and current uses of genetic engineering including the basics of how it works. We will also take a look at how this technology may continue to evolve and the potential risks and benefits.|
|Wednesday, May 25||1-2 p.m.||AAC||$5 R / $6 NR||303-255-7850|
|The integrative Physiology of Aging Lab at CU Boulder studies the efficacy of lifestyle and pharmacological interventions for reversing the adverse changes in blood vessel, physical and brain function seen with age. They are looking for participants to join the study! Come hear about how to participate and all of the benefits!|
|Wednesday, June 29||10-11 a.m.||TWRC||FREE||720-977-5777|
|Sail with us on the seven seas as Active Minds discusses the history, personalities and tales of famous pirates.|
|Wednesday, July 20||1-2 p.m.||AAC||$5 R / $6 NR||303-255-7850|
|If you are over the age of 62, and own a home, find out about all of the many variations and options within reverse mortgages.|
|Wednesday, May 18||5:45-6:45 p.m.||TWRC||$5 R / $6 NR||303-255-7850|
|Tuesday, June 14||10:30-11:30 a.m.||AAC||$5 R / $6 NR||303-255-7850|
|Wednesday, July 13||10-11 a.m.||TWRC||$5 R / $6 NR||303-255-7850|
|Tuesday, May 18||10:30-11:30 a.m.||AAC||$5 R / $6 NR||303-255-7850|
Computer Class Information: The Active Adult Center offers a variety of computer and technology classes as well as one on one classes tailored to your needs/interests. Join our Android Smartphone Lab to get all your questions on your Android phone answered!