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Aging Well: Library event to highlight spirit of healthy aging

Aging Well offers Tai Chi lesson, film and wellness information at Thursday event

Aging Well Tai Chi instructor Nancy Smith

Cinema and Tai Chi

Bud Werner Memorial Library and the VNA’s Aging Well program will present an evening of free entertainment and exercise highlighting the spirit of healthy aging. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Library Hall.

The evening begins with a 20-minute sample Tai Chi for Health class (no special clothing is required), followed by an intermission with refreshments and information about Aging Well exercise and wellness programs. Aging Well Calendar Journals, featuring photos of more than 60 active older adults in Northwest Colorado, will be available with a $15 donation to the VNA (checks and exact cash accepted).

A screening of “Young@Heart,” a PBS Independent Lens documentary about an innovative senior citizens’ choir, will begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 879-0240 or visit http://www.steamboatlibrary.org and click on “Events.”

Aging Well Tai Chi

Aging Well Tai Chi classes are being held in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek and Craig. Hayden classes will begin in the spring. For more information, refer to the schedule at the bottom of this page or call 871-7676.