APEX Community Recreation District – Oct. 2014

Resource Roundup Expo
Wednesday, October 1, 8:30-11:15 am
Come connect with services that can enhance your golden years. Arvada Fire will offer blood pressure and blood sugar screenings. Register in advance for this free event. Service providers call 303-467-7197 for vendor information and fees.

Hats Off to Broadway
Wednesday, October 29, 2-3:30 pm
The Rockyettes dance troupe and Notable Choir will have you humming and singing your favorite Broadway tunes. Enjoy fancy footwork, phenomenal costumes, melodious voices, and a delectable treats. Register with payment ($5) in advance.

32nd Annual Craft Fair
Friday, November 7, 6-8:30 pm, Saturday, November 8, 9 am-3 pm
Shop ‘til you drop at over 50 tables of handmade gifts.  Admission is $2 or free if you bring school supplies for us to distribute to local children in need.

Upcycled Candles
Wednesday, October 15, 1-3 pm
Upcycling is the process of reusing materials to create a product of higher value. Learn to upcycle used candles to create beautiful gifts. Register in advance, $12 ($14 non-res.).

Joey’s Friendly Yoga
Tuesday, Oct. 28-Dec. 9 (no class 11/25), 1-2 pm
Beginner and continuing students can gain the benefits of yoga, including improved strength, balance, and flexibility, while quieting the mind. Register in advance, $48 ($58 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

N’ Balance
Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 7-November 13, 11:40 am-12:30 pm
Rduce your fall risk and fear of falling through basic balance and strength exercises. Register in advance, $60 ($72 non-res.).

Art Classes:

  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., Oct. 20-Nov. 10, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Tues., Oct. 28-Dec. 9 (no class 11/25), 12:30-3 pm, $43 ($52 non-res.).
  • Portraits: The Next Step, Wed., Oct. 22-Nov. 12, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., Oct. 23-Nov. 13, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Bob Ross Painting, Thurs., Oct. 16, 12-5 pm, $57 (non-res. $69), plus $5 material fee.

Getting Started on Genealogy
Monday, October 27, 10-11:30 am
Join M.J. Lowe from Jeffco Library to learn what free resources are available to help you find your family roots. Register in advance, $3 ($4 non-res.).

Computer Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting.  October topics include Computer Basics, Windows, Word, You’ve Got Mail, Graphics, Excel, PowerPoint, and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Spanish Classes
Learning a second language can keep your mind sharp! Beginning to advanced Spanish classes begin the week of October 13. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Bunco Bash
Thursday, October 2, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game. Light refreshments and prizes included. Register by 9/30, with payment $4.

Starting Your Memoir
Friday, October 10, 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, October 27, 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.

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, November 5, 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!

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