Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD -Aug. 2015

Ice Cream with Elvis
Thursday, August 20, 1:30 pm
In honor of “The King” join us for an ice cream social followed by entertainment. Sponsored by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District & Home Instead Senior Care. Fee: $5, register by Aug. 18

Volunteer Fair: Give Well, Live Well
Friday, August 21, 8:15-11:15 am
Sara Konrath, PhD, said “A warm glow & sense of connection aren’t all you get from volunteering: It can improve your mental health & help you live longer too,” in response to a study that found volunteering associated with lower depression, increased well-being, & longer life. Visit a variety of agencies for opportunities for you to give well & live well. Sign up early for this free fair, 303-425-9583. Volunteer agencies: call 303-467-7197 for vendor information & fees.

Staying Connected in Retirement
Friday, August 21, 9:30-10:15 am
Harold Koenig said, “Having purpose & vision during retirement is one of the most important determinants of mental, social, spiritual, and physical well-being in later life.” Join Mary Stika, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. & learn about many ways to stay connected and engaged, which adds life to your years.

Bunco Bash
Thursday, August 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 8/4, with payment $4.

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

Art Classes:

  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., August 3-24, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Pastels Level II, Wed., August 5-26, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., August 6-27, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).

Zumba Gold
Wednesdays, ongoing, 12:45-1:30 pm
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 SilverSneaker card.

Parkinson’s Fitness, Fridays, ongoing, 1:30-2:30 pm
Drop-in fee $3.50 ($4.50 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneaker card.

Craft Carousel Gift Shop – 303-467-7198
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 a variety of handmade items from over 100 artisans, including scarves, hats, jewelry, aprons, quilts, baby gifts & much more.

Starting Your Memoir
Friday, August 28, 1-2:30 pm
Get started writing about your life. Learn where to start, how to organize, what to include & how to express yourself. Register in advance, $7 ($8 non-res.).

Book Club
Wednesday, August 12, 1 pm
Review – “All The Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr. Fee $1

Medicare 101
Monday, August 24, 7-8 pm
Is Medicare a mystery to you? Learn the basics & about resources to turn to as you maneuver the Medicare maze, presented by State Health Insurance Program, underwritten by Centura Health LINKS. Free, but register in advance.

Volunteer Opportunities
Wednesday, August 19, 10-11:30 am
Come learn how you can become a valuable volunteer team member of the Community Recreation Center. Register in advance for this free meeting.

Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD in Arvada, CO, has a wide range of public parks and recreation facilities that offer such activities as pickleball, tennis, golf, swimming, and much more. Founded in 1956, Apex PRD supports adult fitness and kids health for those in Arvada, Denver, Wheat Ridge, Golden, and beyond.

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