Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – Aug. 2017

Chuckwagon Lunch
Thursday, August 17, 12-1:30 pm
Kick off your boots, sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious lunch followed by country-folk entertainment by The Fintons. Sponsored by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. Register ($9) by 8/14.

50+ Volunteer Fair: Make a Difference
Tuesday, August 15, 8:15-11:15 am
Add a sense of purpose and zest to your senior years, and meet some wonderful people along the way. There are some great causes out there for children, adults, seniors, animals, history, environment, etc. Volunteering is also associated with less depression, increased well-being, and longer life. Visit a variety of agencies that have opportunities for you to make a difference. A free “Finding a Good Volunteer Fit” talk is presented by Metro Volunteers at 10 am. Please register for the fair and talk at 303-425-9583. Volunteer agencies: call 303-467-7197 for vendor information and fees.

Yesteryear Farm Show Trip
Saturday, August 26, 8:30 am-3 pm
Enjoy an old-fashioned farm show, with spinning and weaving demos, dancing, grain threshing and straw baling. See old tractors and enjoy food booths (cost on your own). Fee includes transportation, escort, & farm show. Register by 8/14, $15 (non-res. $18)

Art Classes:
Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., July 31-Aug.21, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62)
Watercolor, Thurs., Aug. 3-24, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62)
Bob Ross Painting, Thurs., Aug. 31, 12-5 pm, $57 (non-res. 69)

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, August 30, 9:30 am
Enjoy refreshments and discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. The event is free; reserve your space by 8/28 (303) 425-9583. Bring friends!

Spanish Classes
Learning a second language can keep your mind sharp! Beginning to advanced Spanish classes begin the week of August 7 with a new instructor. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Genealogy Gems in City Directories
Thursday, August 17, 11 am-noon. Register by 8/14, $5 (non-res. $7)

Bunco Bash
Thursday, August 3, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 8/1, with payment $4.

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
Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 1 pm. Discuss local, national, and international issues while sharing your views in a non-judgmental environment. Daily Fee: $3.

Scrapbooking Club
It’s scrapbooking fun! Share ideas, suggestions, and camaraderie. All skill levels welcome. 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.

Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. August topics include Computer Basics, Windows, Word Processing, and one-on-one. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Caregiver’s Support Group
Thursday, August 24, 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. Home Instead Senior Care sponsor this free group.

Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks, Wed., August 2, 9:30-11:30 am
Eye Glass Servicing, Mon., August 14, 9 am-noon
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, August 11, 1:30-2:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, August 17, 1 -2:30 pm
Low Vision Support Group, Thursday, August 17, 11 am – noon
Caregiver’s Support Group, Thursday, August 24, 1-2:15 pm
BINGO, Friday, August 25, 1 pm

Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, August 9, 1 pm
Discuss “Moloka’i” by Alan Brennert. Drop-in fee $1.

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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