There is still time for older Valley residents to register for free summer workshops at Adams State University. The workshops are free to adults over 50. The NextFifty Initiative supports lifelong learning and personal development among older San Luis Valley residents.

Workshops include black-and-white darkroom photography; inspired health and happiness; dendrochronology; noxious weeds of the SLV; computer skills; estate planning; Zumba; essential oils; Bachata dancing; grant writing; ceramics; geology; and more. Visit to register and for more detailed information.

The program is funded with a $129,959 grant from NextFifty Initiative, a private Colorado-based foundation that supports projects benefiting people age 50 and older.