Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – April 2017

Travel Fair: Here, There & Everywhere
Tuesday, April 18, 8:15-11:15 am
Looking for local or distant adventure? Whet your appetite for new destinations or those on your bucket list. Talk with local tourist and travel agencies, explore travel options, and receive giveaways, snacks, and door prize opportunities. Travel and tourist agencies call 303-467-7197 for vendor info and fees.

Art Classes:
Art Basics 101, Friday, April 7-May 12, 1-3 pm, $39(non-res. $47).
Bob Ross Painting, Thurs., April 13, 12-5 pm, $57(non-res. $69), plus $5 material fee.
Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., April 3-24, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
Knitting & Crochet, Tue., April 11-May 16, 10:30 am-12 pm, $29 ($35 non-res.).
Fundamentals of Drawing, Wed., April 5-26, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res).
Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Tues., April 4-May 9, 12:30-3 pm, $45 ($54 non-res.).
Watercolor Studio, Thurs., April 6-27, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).

Keeping Joints Happy
Monday & Wednesday, April 10-May 10, 5:45-6:15 pm
Have trouble with your back, knees, or other joints? Learn exercises and stretches
to help ease pain. SilverSneakers pay $30 and scan card each class. Res. $45 (non-res. $54).

Bunny Breakfast
Saturday, April 8, 9 am
Grandparents and grandkidsÉall aboard for the annual Bunny Breakfast! Our first stop is an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. Then the Easter Bunny visits, as children play games or ride on the Easter Bunny Express. Register with payment by 4/5, $5/person, children two and under are free, but still must register. Register early as event sells out. Paying adult must accompany children. Sponsored by Craft Carousel Gift Shop and Mountain Vista Senior Living.

Zumba Fitness, Mondays, April 3-May 22, 13, 5:30-6:30 pm
Zumba Fitness, Wednesdays, April 5-May 24, 12:30-1:30 pm
Zumba Toning, Wednesdays, April 5-May 24, 6-7 pm
Move to Latin salsas, rumbas and more to get an aerobic workout. Register in advance $42 ($50 non-res.).

Zumba Gold
11:30 am-12:15 pm, Wednesdays, ongoing
Exercise to a Latin beat from a chair. You will be surprised what a workout you get. Drop-in fee $3.50 ($4.50 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneakers card.

Current Events Discussion – New!
Meets every Thursday at 1 pm. Discuss local, national, and international events while sharing your views and opinions in a non-judgmental environment. Ed Stanton and Dolph Grundman, moderators. Daily Fee: $3.

Scrapbooking Club- New!
Join Katie for a fun afternoon of scrapbooking. Share ideas, suggestions, and camaraderie. All skill levels welcome. New to scrapbooking? Don’t worry, we will help you get started. Participants provide their own materials and can share with others if they choose. Meets the third Monday of each month from 3-5 pm. Daily fee: $4.

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, April 5, 9:30 am
Enjoy refreshments and discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. The event is free; reserve your space by 4/3 (303) 425-9583. Bring friends!

Fencing (Level 1-3)
Tuesday, April 4-25, Level 1 & 2: 6:30-7:30 pm, Level 3: 7:30-8:30 pm
Learn basic to advanced techniques of this 19th century dueling and sport. Register $42 (non-res. $50) by 3/3.

Genealogy for Beginners
Tuesdays, April 4-May 23, 10-11:30 am or 7:30-9 pm
How and where do you begin to research and record your family roots? Bring what you already know, and learn tips on the process. Register $36 ($43 non-res.) by 4/3.

Genealogy Beyond the Basics: Staying Current Online
Thursday, April 13, 11 am-noon
Tweets, blogs, webinars are available online to help with your family history search. Register $5 (non-res. $7) by 4/7.

Medication Review
Friday, April 21, 1:15-3:30 pm
Bring along your pill bottles (prescription, over-the-counter, supplements) & bring questions you have about your pills. Students from the University of Colorado, School of Pharmacy review your medications to make sure you are taking them in the most beneficial manner. Call 303-425-9583 to schedule a 20-minute appointment.

Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. April topics include iPad, iPhone, Android Phones, and One-on-One Computer Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Bunco Bash
Thursday, April 6, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 4/4, with payment $4.

Caregiver’s Support Group
Thursday, April 27, 1-2:15 pm
Taking care of a loved one can be exhausting and overwhelming. You are not alone. Share ideas, resources and learn to take care of yourself. This free group is facilitated by Senior Reach and sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.

Parkinson’s Care Partners
Friday, April 14, 1:30-2:30 pm
If you care for a person with Parkinson’s come to a safe place to share tools and tips. Homewatch CareGivers sponsor this free group for care providers. Note: during this same time the Community Recreation Center offers a Parkinson’s Fitness class that your loved one could possibly attend, call 303-425-9583 for details and fees.

Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, April 12, 1 pm
Discuss “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins. Drop-in fee $1.

Medicare 101
Monday, April 17, 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 by 4/4.

Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks, Wednesday, April 5, 9:30-11:30 am
Eye Glass Servicing, Monday, April 10, 9 am-noon
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, April 14, 1:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, April 20, 1 pm
Low Vision Support Group, Thursday, April 27, 11 am
Caregiver’s Support Group, Thursday, April 27, 1 pm
BINGO, Friday, April 28, 1 pm

Craft Carousel Gift Shop
Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Are you looking for the perfect hand-crafted gift? Visit the Gift Shop located in the Community Recreation Center featuring variety of handmade items from over 100 consignors, including scarves, hats, jewelry, aprons, quilts, baby gifts & much more.

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

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