Afternoon at the Movies: Join us on the second & fourth Tuesday of each month at 12:45 p.m. for a free movie and popcorn. List of movies is available by calling 303-255-7850.
Billiards Room: Anyone interested in picking up a game of eight or nine ball pool is invited to stop in at the senior's pool room in the Thornton Community Center. The Community Center is located at 2211 Eppinger Boulevard. Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Must pay drop-in fee or purchase billiards pass.
Bingo: Every Friday & the first and last Wednesday of each month. The fun starts at 10 a.m. Prizes will depend on the number of players. 25 cents a card, or five for $1. Please call 303-255-7850 for cancellation information.
Bridge: Thursdays from 12-4:30 p.m.
Bunco: Join us for this dice game on the last Monday or each month from 1-3:30 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Games: Gather your friends the first Friday of the month for a afternoon of food and fun! Bring your favorite game and snack/drinks to share. Whether it's pinochle, poker, UNO, dominoes, a board game or whatever dame you like, you're sure to have a laugh. The fun will go from 3-5 p.m. Seniors only, please.
Poker: Monday - Friday at 12:30 p.m.
Volleyball for Seniors: Drop-in Tuesday mornings at the Community Center on Eppinger and Gaylord, for open volleyball from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. This is a good way to stay in shape for the fall league, tune up your volleyball skills and have fun with fellow volleyball players. There is no cost for seniors 55 and over during this time, however, anyone under 55 will need to pay the daily drop-in fee of 50 cents. Call 720-977-5859 for league information.
Wednesday Crafts: Preparing for their annual craft sale each December, and providing party favors and table center pieces for holiday events, this lively group keeps busy year round. Sponsored by the 55+ Organization, volunteers will lead you in simple, yet creative crafts. No experience needed. You will enjoy the fellowship of this special group as you put your hands and talents to work. The group meets Wednesdays except during Bingo days and summer months.
Wood Carvers: Come and join the "Thornton Wood Chippers" every Monday morning. Bring your wood and trusty knife. We've got friendly folks with whitlin' wisdom who will show you how to create a masterpiece. Mondays from 8-11 a.m.
Wood Shop/Pottery Studio: Mixed use space. Pottery classes are currently held on Monday evenings,Tuesday & Saturday mornings. You must be enrolled in a current pottery class to use the pottery room. Wood Shop: Tools are available for use when classroom is not in use, a release form must be completed prior to use. Users must also have valid city of Thornton ID card.
Yesteryears Singers: This talented music group performs around the community in nursing homes, other senior centers and such. Most of their songs are from the 1920s, 30s and 40s, hence the name "Yesteryears Singers." Practices are held on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. except summer months. Call Pat McIntyre at 303-427-4134 if you are interested in singing, or for booking information.