Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – Jan. 2015

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, January 7, 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!

Celebrate Senior Friday Club
Friday, January 9, 12:30 -1 pm
A free open house to learn about the Friday Club’s opportunities: bridge, golf, bowling, mahjongg, pinochle, canasta, and more. Enjoy snacks and door prizes.

Heeere’s Dusty
Wednesday, January 21, 1:30-3 pm
Dusty Saunders is a long-time Denver journalist and author of “Heeere’s Dusty:
My Life in the TV and Newspaper World.” Join Dusty as he shares stories and answers questions about his career. Register with payment ($5) by January 19.

There’s No Place Like Home
Wednesday, January 28, 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.

Art Classes:

  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., Jan. 5-26, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Tues., Jan. 6-Feb. 10, 12:30-3 pm, $43 ($52 non-res.).
  • Study in Still Life, Wed., Jan. 7-28, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., Jan. 8-29, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Knit and Crochet, Tues., Jan. 6-Feb. 10, 10:30 am-noon, $26 ($31 non-res.).
  • Stained Glass, Tues., Jan. 6-Feb. 3, 6-9 pm, $70 (non-res. $84), plus $7 material fee.

Japanese Quilts Trip
Monday, Jan. 12, 9:30 am-2 pm
“Wishes Through Our Hands,” Japanese quilts made in response to the 2011 tsunami, is at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. Fee includes transportation and tour. Lunch is on your own after tour. Register in advance, $12 (non-res. $14).

Joey’s Friendly Yoga
Tuesday, Jan. 6-Feb. 10, 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.

New! Beginners Line Dance
Mondays, beginning January 5, 1-2 pm
Drop in fee $3.50 ($4.50 non res.), or one scan of your SilverSneakers or Exercard.

Genealogy: Get Digging Into Your Roots
Denver has a wonderful public resource, the Denver Public Library (DPL), to help with your quest to record your family’s history.
Class: Monday, January 19,10-11:30 am
Carol Darrow, DPL volunteer and past President of the Colorado Genealogy Society, is at the Community Recreation Center to share what treasures await you at the DPL. Register in advance, $3 (non-res. $4).
Trip: Thursday, January 22, 9:15 am-3 pm
Explore the vast resources in the Western History/Genealogy department at DPL. Lunch follows tour, on your own. Register in advance, $12 (non-res. $14), includes transportation, parking, and tour.

Popular Bridge Conventions
Mondays, January 12-March 16, 9-11:30 am
Intermediate to advanced players learn a different bridge convention each week including Weak Two-Bids, Jacoby Transfers, Negative Double and more exciting additions to the Standard American Bidding System. Register in advance, $45 (non-res. $54).

Grief Series: Rolling with the Waves
Monday, Jan. 12, 1-2:15 pm
Loss comes in all shapes including death, illness, physical limitations, job, divorce, relationships, moving, and more. Learn the difference between grief and mourning, and find ways to embrace grief as a healing process. Presented by Senior Reach. Register in advance, $3 (non-res. $4).

Art Shows
Quilt Show: submit your quilts on January 2 to hang in our annual quilt show from January 6-February 5. Quilters pay $5 for up to three pieces, ask for show guidelines.
Young at Heart Show: adults age 50+ submit your art on February 4 to participate in a judged multimedia show that hangs beside the art of local public school children from Feb. 9-March 18. Adult artists pay $5 for up to three pieces, ask for show guidelines.

Computer Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. January topics include Computer Basics, Windows, Word, Internet, Photo Editing, and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Get Active-Stay Active
Choose from over 30 fitness classes, including seated or standing classes in yoga, tai chi, and Zumba, as well as stretching, weight room, and more. Call the Center (303) 425-9583 or pick up your activities guide for details. Many classes are free or discounted for SilverSneakers.

Sweet Treats and Kindness Expo
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 8:30-11:15 am
Celebrate friends, family and others through sweet treats and acts of kindness. Local agencies that specialize in luscious treats/gifts or in outreaches to help others have been invited to display. Giveaways and prizes abound. The event is free to the public. Vendors please contact Nancy at 303-467-7197 for fees and details.

Therapeutic T’ai Chi
Wednesday, Jan. 14– March 25 9:30-10:30 am
T’ai Chi movement can increase flexibility and relaxation, and reduce stress. It’s especially good for people with difficulty with balance, fatigue, flexibility, arthritis and diabetes. Register in advance, $61 (non-res. $73). Discount available for SilverSneakers.


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

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