APEX Community Recreation Center – Feb. 2020

Art for the Young at Heart Art Show
Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 5, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Show dates: February 3- March 18
Enjoy the colorful creations of artists age 50+ and local school children. Adult entries ($6) due by January 29. Sponsored by North Jefferson County Schools, Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, and the Crafty Seniors.

60+ Spelling Bee
Thursday March 19, 1:00-3:00 p.m. (check-in at 12:30 p.m.)
Start honing up your spelling for the annual Bee. Register for this free event, 303-425-9583.

Art Classes:
Bob Ross Painting Thu., Feb. 13, noon-5:00 p.m., $57 ($69 non-res.) plus $5 material fee
Pastels and Drawing Studio Mon., Feb. 17-March 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 ($65 non-res.)
Scrapbooking and Card Making Mon., Feb. 17, 3:00-5:00 p.m., drop-in fee $4
Watercolor Studio Thu., Feb. 20-March 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 ($65 non-res.)
Tuesday Painting (mixed media) Tue., March 3-Apr. 14, 12:30-3:00 p.m., $57 ($68 non-res.)
Mosaic Art Wed., March 11-18, 6:00-8:00 p.m., $29 ($35 non-res.)

Medical Exercise: N’Balance
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 19, 11:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Reduce your fall risk through basic balance and strength exercises. Baseline testing is performed the first week and follow-up testing the last week. Register early, $60 ($72 non-res.).

Security in the Digital Age
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
The digital age has brought incredible advances in providing information and convenience. It has also brought about a greater need to keep your information secure. Learn to keep safe on your mobile phone or tablet, when shopping online, defending yourself against a myriad of online and telephone scams, and avoid common internet security pitfalls. Register early, $22 ($26 non-res.).

Computer & Devices Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer and devices in a small class setting. Topics include Computer Basics, Excel, Word Processing, and One-on-One Training. Call 303-425-9583 for times and fees.

Genealogy Talk: Sensational Citations
Thursday, February 13, 11:00 a.m.-noon
Citation construction (documenting your sources) can be intimidating. Learn about citation elements in a fun hour of interactive learning. Register early, $6 ($8 non-residents).

Genealogy Level II
Mondays, March 2-30, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Learn how to utilize the Family Search Wiki and card catalog for your ancestor quest. Delve into newspaper research and immigration and naturalization studies. The last class meets at the Arvada Family History Center for more in-depth work. Register early, $32 ($38 non-residents).

Genealogy: Ancestry.com
Thursdays, March 5-19, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Learn how to navigate Ancestry.com to dig into your family roots. Participants should have active Ancestry.com accounts to get the most out of this hands-on class, which is kept small for individualized help. Some computers are available or bring your laptop. Register early, $22 ($26 non-residents).

Medicare 101
Monday, Feb. 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Learn about Medicare basics and how to maneuver the maze. Provided by DRCOG’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program. Free, but register early.

Foam Roller Workshop
Monday, March 2, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Learn to use a foam roller to prevent injury and improve mobility and flexibility. Foam rollers for class use are available to first 4 participants to sign up. Register in advance, $20 (non-res. $24).

Bunco Bash
Thursday, March 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 3/3 with payment, $4.

Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, February 12, 1:00 p.m.
Discuss “The Turn of the Key” by Ruth Ware. Drop-in fee $1.

Specialized Fitness Drop-In Classes
Drop-in fee $4.25 ($5 non-res.) or one scan of your membership pass.
Zumba Fitness 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mondays, ongoing
Zumba Gold (seated) 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Wednesdays, ongoing 
Zumba Fitness 12:30-1:30 p.m., Wednesdays, ongoing 
Pilates Mat Class 12:45-1:45 p.m., Tuesdays, ongoing
Dance Fusion 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Thursdays, ongoing

Community Recreation Center Welcome
Wednesday, March 4, 9:30 a.m.
Discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. Reserve your space for this free event, 303-425-9583. Bring friends, enjoy snacks!

Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Checks Wednesday, Feb. 5, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Eyeglass Servicing Monday, Feb. 10, 9:00 a.m.-noon
Grief Support Monday, Feb. 17, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
BINGO Friday, Feb. 28, 1:00 p.m.

Craft Carousel Gift Shop
Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Are you looking for the perfect hand-crafted gift? Visit the Gift Shop located in the Community Recreation Center featuring handmade items from over 100 consignors, including purses, jewelry, aprons, quilts, baby gifts, and much more.

Community Recreation Center
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003

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