APEX Community Recreation District – Jan. 2014

Newcomer’s Welcome Reception
Friday, January 3, 9:30 am
Enjoy refreshments and discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. The event is free; reserve your space (303) 425-9583. Bring friends!

There’s No Place Like Home
Wednesday, January 29, 8:30-11:15 am
Learn about in-home services to help keep you or a loved one at home and about housing options if you are considering a new place to call home. The event is free to the public. Service providers, call 303-467-7197 for vendor information/fees.

Walking Tiara Tall Luncheon
Thursday, January 30, noon
Be a queen for a day! Join international speaker Gwen Crawford, as her positive zest for life and sense of humor brings out the royalty in each of us! Register ($11) before 1/24, includes lunch.

Celebrate Senior Friday Club
Friday, January 10, 1 pm
Join this free celebration to learn about the Friday Club’s opportunities: bridge, bingo, golf, bowling, mahjongg, pinochle, and more. Enjoy snacks and door prizes. The annual membership is $20 for those who choose to join.

Weight Loss 101
Wednesdays, January 8-29, 9-10 am
Looking for help to lose weight? Various health and wellness professionals will cover tips for healthy weight loss. Register in advance with payment $20 by January 3.

Understanding Your Gadget
Tuesday, January 21, 5-6 pm
Do you have a gadget (e-reader, smart phone, tablet…) and need help using it? Come with questions and receive tips to maximize the use of your gadget. Register in advance, $5 ($6 non-res.).

Tuesdays, 1-2 pm, January 7-February 18 or
Thursdays, 6:15-7:30 pm, January 9-February 20
Select from sessions above to experience the benefits of both Pilates and Yoga, such as stress reduction, enhanced flexibility, and muscular strength. Register in advance, $48 ($58 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

Art Classes:
Stained Glass, Tuesdays, Jan. 7-Feb. 4, 6-9 pm $70 ($84 non-res.).
Knitting and Crochet, Mondays, Jan. 6-Feb. 10, 10 am-noon, $34 ($41 non-res.).
Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Jan. 7-Feb. 11, 12:30-3 pm, $43 ($52 non-res.).
Pastels & Drawing, Mon., January 6-27, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
Fundamentals of Watercolor, Wed., January 8-29, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
Watercolor Studio, Thurs., January 9-30, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).

Computer Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. One-on-one personal training is also available. Call 303-425-9583 for times and fees.

Common Grounds: Pet Lovers
Friday, February 7, 10-11 am
Leave Fido, Fluffy or Tweety at home, but bring their photos and come enjoy a cup of coffee and snacks with others who love their pets. Register with payment $4 by 2/4.

Quilt Show
Submit your quilts on January 2nd or 3rd to hang in our annual quilt show from January 6-Febraury 5. Entry fee of $5 due when you bring your quilt.

Dance Your Way to Health
Get with the beat and have fun with a variety of dance classes, including Line Dance, Tap Dance, Broadway, and social dance. Please call (303) 425-9583 for details.
Get Active-Stay Active 2014
Get and stay in shape! Choose from more than 30 fitness classes, including seated or standing classes in yoga, tai chi, and Zumba, as well as stretching, weight room, and much more. Call the Center (303) 425-9583 or pick up your activities guide for details. Many classes are free or discounted for SilverSneakers.

Starting Your Memoir
Friday, January 24, 1-2:30 pm
Get started writing about your life. Learn where to start, how to organize, what to include and how to best express yourself. Register in advance, $7 ($8 non-res.).

Medicare 101
Monday, January 13, 7-8 pm
Is Medicare a mystery to you? Learn the basics of Medicare and what resources to turn to as you maneuver the Medicare maze, presented by State Health Insurance Program, underwritten by Centura Health LINKS. Free, but please register in advance.

Art for the Young at Heart Art Show
Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 12, 4-6 pm
Enjoy the colorful creations of artists age 50+ and local school children. Adult entries ($5) due by Feb. 5. Sponsored by North Jefferson County Schools & the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003
(303) 425-9583, FAX (303) 403-2532
Website: www.apexprd.org

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