Adams State is thrilled that we have received funding from the Next50 Initiative to advance our efforts to educate older adults. This program supports life-long learning and personal development among older San Luis Valley residents.

Register Now for Free Workshops

  • Free to adults over 50
  • Workshops will be held on Adams State University campus
  • Limited space – register early

Next50 Workshop Registration

Contact: Savannah Torres at or 719-587-7686


Frog Vase
Robin Wolfe
Room – TBD
June 12th

Let’s hop into spring by creating a low profile clay vessel with an opening to place our frog. The frog is a round metal holder that holds the flower steam upright.

Feel the Rhythm
Deborah Palmer
Student Union Building – CoRE room
Every Monday in June

Feel The Rhythm is a music therapy class designed to address the strengths and needs of aging adults in the valley, with emphasis on decreasing falls and maintaining independence. Participants do not need any prior musical experience to benefit from music therapy. This
class is highly beneficial for those with movement disorders, including Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease, other neurological impairments, and those who are prone to falls. Contact Deborah Palmer with Questions.

Cindy Medina
Cooper room in the Library
June 19th and 26th

Participants will learn the mechanics of working with their dreams and how valuable dreaming is. Medina will discuss Jungian psychology terms such as individuation, archetypes, and symbols. However, the emphasis of the class is experiencing the meaning of their dreams.

You too can Knit
Charlotte Ledonne
McDaniel 281
June 9th and 16th

Have you ever wanted to learn to knit? Did you learn years ago and “forgot how”? Are you stuck on a knitting project that is now tucked away in a corner somewhere? Learn or re-kindle the joy of knitting. This class is for the novice, beginner and intermediate knitter wanting to create a warm or functional project in two sessions.

Dance Series
Yula Cisneros-Montoya
Rex Gym
Every Thursday in June

Sweet Tamales
Sandra Ortega
East Campus 102
June 15th

Sandra Ortega
East Campus 102
June 23rd