Weekly Activities & Special Events

109 E La Plata Street & 208 N Wall Avenue, Farmington, NM 87401 • (505) 599-1380 Facebook Opens in new window 

Special Events

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Trivia Contest

January 28     $20.00 per team    5:00-8:00pm

Join the competition or come to watch as teams vie for the $250 prize for being the smartest in the room during our trivia contest. 

$20 for a team of four, at least two (2) team members must be over age 50. No electronic devices may be used during the games. Refreshments provided. Limit of eight (8) teams so sign up now! 

Register by visiting Christine at the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center or calling 505-566-2256. 

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Valentine's Day Lunch

February 11, 2022       11:30am-1:00pm

Join us for a special holiday celebration and lunch. $3.00 for those 60+ and $6.00 for 59 and younger.

Learn more about our meal programs HERE.

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Dance Nights

February 12, 2022        $3.00       6:00-9:00pm
May 7, 2022
July 23, 2022
September 10, 2022
November 12, 2022

Join Otis & the Rythm in the Bonnie Dallas Activity Center, 208 N Wall, Farmington, for live music and dancing!
2019-2020 dance passes will be honored through 2022

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Day Trip: Albuquerque Old Town or Zoo

April 14, 2022       6:00 am-5:00 pm         Cost: TBD


Weekly Activities

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Arts & Crafts

Join us for a variety of organized activities and unstructured time to work on individual projects while you socialize. Most activities are free, but some may require you to pay for supplies or register. 

Bead Work
Wednesday • 1:00-3:00 pm • Annex Sun Room
Join others to socialize while working on individual projects in this Native American art style. Supply your own materials.

Ceramics
Wednesday • 1:00-3:30 pm • Art Studio
Join Holly and Tina to work on painting ceramics and socializing. You may be required to pay for some supplies.

Crafty Ladies
Tuesdays • 9:00 am-12:00 pm • Annex Multipurpose Room
Craft ladies who enjoy making a different craft each week and enjoy decorating the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center for special events and holidays.  $3.00 to cover the cost of supplies and pre-registration is needed.

Design and Basic Bench Skills in Art Jewelry Making
Thursdays • 12:30-3:45 pm • Art Studio • San Juan Colleg Encore Pricing (see website below)
Instructor: Catherine Thomas-Kemp
Have you ever admired a piece of jewelry and tried to figure out just how it was made? Begin a love affair with metal and jewelry making as you explore the design process and create several simple pieces of metal jewelry in a hands-on experience for beginning metalsmiths and hobbyists. Discuss using tools from home during the first session in order to keep down the cost. Supply list available from the Community Learning Center before the first class. Recommended (but optional) text: The Complete Metalsmith: An Illustrated Handbook, Tim McCreight (ISBN 0-87192-240-1, available online).
Current class runs through March 3, 2022.

Register through San Juan College at www.sanjuancollege.edu/continuingeducation/ or by calling (505) 566-3214.

Hooks & Needles
Tuesday • 1:00-3:30 pm • Annex Sun Room
This group enjoys crocheting and needlepoint projects. This class has several years of experience and welcomes all skill levels. Supply your own materials.

Open Art Lab
Monday-Thursday • 9:00 am-3:30 pm • Art Studio
Open Art Lab is for everyone who enjoys being creative in a quiet setting. Must supply your own materials.

Quilting & Sewing
Tuesday & Friday • 10:30 am-3:30 pm • Annex Studio Room
Join others to socialize while working on individual projects. Supply your own materials.

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Cards & Games

Join us for cards and other games. FREE

Bridge
Monday • 12:30-3:30 pm • Annex Multipurpose Room
Friday • 1:30-3:30 pm • Annex Sun Room

Mexican Train Dominoes
Monday & Friday • 12:30-3:30 pm • Annex Sun Room

Trivia Lounge
Thursday • 1:00-2:00 pm • Annex

Enrichment

Keep your mind and spirit engaged with these enriching activities! FREE

Bible Study
Thursday • 10:30-11:30 am • Annex Room
Bible study covers traditional scriptures and fellowship.

Navajo Bible Study
Wednesday • 10:00-11:00 am • Annex Room
Bible study covers traditional scriptures and singing in the Navajo language.

Herb Study
Third Friday of the month • 11:30-3:00 pm • Annex Room
Herb study meets on the third Friday of the month. Come learn a different herb every week and how to use the herb in your everyday life. FREE, except for field trips.

Writing Class
Tuesday • 9:30-11:30 am • Annex Studio Room
A group of patrons who like to write books, poems, and short stories. 

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Fitness & Dance

The Bonnie Dallas Activity Center,  208 N Wall Ave, is full of fitness opportunities. Take one of our many classes and stay active!

Belly Dance
Monday, Wednesday, Friday • 9:00-10:00 am
Learn to belly dance and exercise together in a fun, relaxing program.

Line Dancing
Jamboree • Mondays • 2:00-3:30 pm
Beginners • Tuesdays • 1:00-2:00 pm
Transition  • Tuesdays • 2:00-3:30 pm
This class is for those transitioning from beginner to intermediate.
Upper-Intermediate • Wednesdays • 2:00-3:30 pm
Advanced • Thursdays • 2:00-3:30 pm
Intermediate • Fridays • 2:00-3:00 pm

Chair Exercises
Tuesday, Thursday • 10:00-11:00 am • San Juan Colleg Encore Pricing (see website below)
Instructor: Lonnie Whitaker
By popular request you'll get to sit down while you exercise! Cultivate strength and flexibility in order to engage in fun exercise that is designed for aging bodies of all levels and abilities. Lonnie Whitaker is a retired Army combat veteran and a fitness professional used to adapting exercise to a wide variety of bodies. Current class runs through April 19, 2022.

Register through San Juan College at www.sanjuancollege.edu/continuingeducation/ or by calling (505) 566-3214.

Senior Fitness
Monday, Wednesday, Friday • 10:30-11:30 am • San Juan Colleg Encore Pricing (see website below)
Instructor: Sue Christensen
Increase your fitness with this low impact exercise class designed for seniors emphasizing range of motion activities, agility and flexibility training with balancing skills. All exercises can be performed either standing or seated in a chair. Physical participation is required and participants work at their own pace. Current class runs through March 11, 2022.

Register through San Juan College at www.sanjuancollege.edu/continuingeducation/ or by calling (505) 566-3214.

Yogilates
Tuesday & Thursday • 8:30-9:30 am San Juan Colleg Encore Pricing (see website below)
Instructor: Robert Beck
Yogilates is the future of fitness; it is the unifying essence of yoga and the powerful, therapeutic value of Pilates fused together into one system. Yogilates gives a more balanced and complete workout than when either discipline is done separately. With regular practice, you will progress safely and quickly to a stronger, more flexible body and a more relaxed state of being. Drawing from his background in music and martial arts, Robert Beck has created original exercises that stimulate and enrich the mind, body, and spirit and are appropriate for a wide range of ages. Current class runs through April 19, 2022.

Register through San Juan College at www.sanjuancollege.edu/continuingeducation/ or by calling (505) 566-3214.