Mountain Peak Life

November Announcements


Holiday Mountain Market BoothMark your Calendars for Nederland’s Annual Holiday Mountain Market: Dec 7 & 8, 2019 at the Nederland Community Center, the first Saturday and Sunday of December.  Shop for holiday gifts from local artists, listen to live bands, enjoy a delicious treat and visit with Santa.



Featured Event!
Friday, November 22
Mountain Peak Life Thank you Serene Karplus Dinner

Serene KarplusEnjoy a community dinner with music entertainment. Doors open at 5 p.m. Meal served at 5:30 p.m. Nederland Community Center, 750 N Hwy119. Guests under 60 = $10, guests 60+ = $5 suggested donation. Check the menu.



Volunteers Needed: Our volunteers drive the success of our community programs. If you are interested in volunteering for any of the various programs we host, call us at 303-258-0799

  • Holiday Mountain Market: Greeters, servers, silent auction help and elves needed.
  • Event Leaders: Share your love of outings and help organize group activities.
  • Home-Delivered Meals: Local and mountain region deliveries for homebound residents. Personal vehicle and background check required. Free lunch voucher.
  • Mountain Peak Life Meals: Welcome guests at our social events as a greeter.


Movie Matinees with Open Captions: The Backdoor Theater now offers open-caption 2 p.m. matinee showings on Saturdays. Visit: for current movie title.

November Movies: The Addams Family (11/2), Judy (11/8), Joker (11/15), Maleficent (11/29)



Foot Care with Nurse Debbie Neal: Serves mountain older adults with toenail/skin care and a review of foot concerns. By appointment, October 9, downtown Nederland, $30 fee, sign up at 303-258-0799.



Celebrate the Holidays with your Community Neighbors: Mountain Peak Life will be hosting Thanksgiving Lunch on Wednesday, November 20 and Christmas Dinner on Friday, December 20 at the Nederland Community Center. Chef prepared meals and holiday fun entertainment.


Do you Need Medical Equipment? The Holistic Homestead provides mountain residents with FREE medical equipment, including grab-bars, mobility devices and back supports. To request FREE medical equipment call 303-582-3001 or visit:


Mountain Community Volunteer Driver Program: Join the Boulder County Peak Ride community discussion November 4, 10:30am – 11:30am at the Nederland Community Center. Need a ride? Call Tamara: 303-258-1450 or email:


Amazon Smile Don’t forget it’s free and easy to support our local nonprofit when purchasing items you plan to buy through the big guys online. Enter their site through and select Nederland Area Seniors as the recipient of .5% of your purchase amount – at no cost to you!



Scones of Yorkshire England
Oldies but Goodies Cookbook Recipe by John Brocklehurst 


1 C Self-raising flour
1 egg, pinch salt
2 T raisins
1 ½ T Lard
1 T sugar
1 T milk

Cooking Instructions
Mix flour and salt. Add lard, egg, sugar and raisins.  Add enough milk to thoroughly mix the dough. Make individuals scones or roll out into a flat plate shapes. Place scones onto a greased baking sheet.  Bake at 425˚ for about 15 minutes (check often).







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