Adams State University will continue Next Fifty Workshops in May. The classes are free for adults over 50.

Linoleum Cut Stamps
Robin Wolfe, instructor
May 18
5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Art Building Room 222
Create your own linoleum cut stamps for printing on cloth. Participants will create two designs by carving the images and inking to print a pattern to decorate a hand towel. Bring images or design ideas to transfer into the blocks.

Yula Cisneros Montoya, instructor
May 26
5:30 p.m. until 7:30pm
East Campus Gym
This is the final dance in a semester-long investigation of Africanist dance aesthetics through dance forms central to identity in the Americas and Africa. Come and explore the mythical Fandango dance of greater Mexico, including the American Southwest, and the larger Hispano worlds. This class will discuss and practice Africanist aesthetics of a culturally expressive form central to Hispano ancestral identity.

Sweet Tamales
Sandra Ortega, instructor
May 28
9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
East Campus Kitchen
Learn how to make dessert tamales from Alamosa treasure Sandy Ortega.

To register for a workshop or for more information, please visit  NextFifty.

If you need assistance with registration, please contact Savannah Torres, NextFifty Initiative activity coordinator, at or 719-587-7686.

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.