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Bernalillo County has various senior centers open to seniors 50
and older. Sites are generally open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. unless
otherwise noted. Lunch reservations are required by noon the
day prior. Those 60 and older are eligible to receive free meals,
and those under get reduced pricing. Limited transportation for
neighborhood residents is available to some sites. Call the site
for more information.

Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center

9800 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque NM, 87114
City Site Coordinator: Jessica Benavidez  |  (505) 897-8896
 

Paradise Hills Senior Center

Located inside Paradise Hills Community Center
5901 Paradise Boulevard NW, Albuquerque NM 87114
City Site Coordinator: Brianna Cervantes  |  (505) 314-0246

Rio Bravo Senior Center

3910 Isleta Boulevard SW, Albuquerque NM 87105
City Site Coordinator: Janelle Valenzuela-Apodaca  |  (505) 873-6647
 

South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center

2008 Larrazolo Road SW, Albuquerque NM, 87105
Supervisor: Cheryl Ann Valencia  |  (505) 468-7604
 

Whispering Pines Senior Center

(20 miles South on South 14, right on Canary, left on Lark)
#6 Lark Rd, Tijeras NM, 87059
City Site Coordinator: Josephine Griego  | (505) 281-8003
 
 
*All buildings are county owned, managers are city employees. For more information, call us at (505) 314-0425.
 
 

Activities and programs are offered at the senior centers, which include bingo, arts & crafts, sewing club, chair yoga, field trips, line dancing, Spanish classes, presentations, coffee socials and much more. View the monthly activity calendar to see what’s offered at each site.

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Upcoming Senior Programs and Events

Mobile Food Pantry

mobile food pantry

Live Music Fridays

live music fridays

Chair Yoga at Alameda

chair yoga

Chair Yoga at Paradise Hills

Book Club

paradise hills senior center book club

Yaymaker Paint Night

paint night at whispering pines senior center

Line Dancing

line dancing at rio bravo senior center

Power of Attorney Clinic

Ukulele Classes at Rio Bravo

Ukulele Classes at Raymond G. Sanchez

Stand Together

stand together

Scrapbooking Class

BernCo Seniors Got Talent 2019

On Sept. 5 the Bernalillo County Office of Senior and Social Services and the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs hosted a talent show at the South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who participated!


Paint Night at Whispering Pines Senior Center

On July 10, 2019, seniors got together at Whispering Pines Senior Center in Tijeras to hang out, have some fun, and, of course, paint!

 

Senior Paint Night at Whispering Pines Senior Center


Teeniors Tech Camp

On Aug. 9, 2018, the Office of Senior and Social Services hosted a Tech Camp at the Paradise Hills Senior Center. At this event Teeniors were paired with seniors to help with tech questions. The Teeniors helped seniors navigate their tablets, smart phones, and computers. Some seniors wanted help taking photos and sending them to loved ones, others with email, or just understanding their devices. It was a great event and very well received! Please check out some photos from the event below.

Teeniors Tech Camp


Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Thanks to everyone who came to our Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo community celebration! There was corn hole, horseshoes, a car show, music, food, face painting and more! Check out our slideshow from this wonderful event below!

Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo

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  • Join us for Fall Family Fun Days each Sunday at Bachechi Open Space from noon to 5 p.m. This month's theme is Take to the Trees. Whether by talking to them, hugging them or measuring them, you will look at the variety of trees around Bachechi Open Space (both native and invasive) while learning to identify each and their many uses.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    10/20/2019 12:00 PM - 10/20/2019 5:00 PM

  • Join us for pickleball Mondays through Saturdays at Los Vecinos Community Center!
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 1/2 Old Hwy 66, Tijeras
    Time:
    10/21/2019 9:00 AM - 10/21/2019 12:00 PM

  • Join us Mondays and Thursdays from 12 to 1:30 for Home School P.E. for kids ages 6-14. See fliyer for cost and semesters.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 and a half, Old Highway 66, Tijeras
    Time:
    10/21/2019 12:00 PM - 10/21/2019 1:30 PM

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