Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – Jan. 2018

There’s No Place Like Home Expo
Wednesday, January 24, 8:15-11:30 am
Learn about in-home services to 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; register at 303-425-9583. Service providers, call 303-467-7197 for vendor information/fees.

 
Denver Broncos History
Wednesday, January 24, 1-2:15 pm
Scott Perry, author of “NFL Since 1970,” shares the history of the Denver Broncos and the NFL. Register ($5) by 1/22. 
 
Pilates Mat Class
Tuesdays, 12:45-1:45 pm, ongoing
Class focuses on core strength and flexibility. Drop-in fee $4 ($4.75 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneakers card.
 
Art Classes:
Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., Jan. 8-29, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.). 
Knit and Crochet, Tues., Jan. 9-Feb. 13, 10:30 am-noon, $29 ($35 non-res.). 
Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Tue., Jan. 9-Feb. 20, 12:30-3 pm, $53 ($63 non-res.). 
Stained Glass, Tues., Jan. 9-Feb. 6, 6-9 pm, $70 ($84 non-res.), plus $7 material fee.
Pastels Level 1, Wed., Jan. 10-31, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.). 
Watercolor Studio, Thurs., Jan. 11-Feb. 1, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
Art Basics 101, Fridays, Jan. 12-Feb. 16, 1-3 pm, $39 ($47 non-res.)
 
Scrapbooking Club
It’s scrapbooking fun! Share ideas, suggestions, and camaraderie. All skill levels welcome. Participants provide their own materials and can choose to share with others. Meets the third Monday of each month from 3-5 pm. Daily fee: $4.
 
Art for the Young at Heart Show
Adults age 50+ submit your art January 30 & 31 to participate in a judged multimedia show that hangs amid the art of public school children. Show runs from Feb. 5-March 14. Adult artists pay $5 for up to three pieces, ask for show guidelines.
 
Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, January 3, 9:30 am
Discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. The event is free; reserve your space early at (303) 425-9583. Bring friends, enjoy snacks!
 
Spanish Classes
Meet our new instructors and learn a 2nd language to keep your mind sharp! Novice to advanced classes begin the week of January 9. Call (303) 425-9583 for times/fees.
 
Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. Topics include Mac Computers, Digital Photo Editing, Excel I & II, Android Phones, iPad, Kindle Fire, and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times & fees.
 
Celebrate Senior Friday Club
Friday, January 12, 12:30-1 pm
A free open house to learn about the Friday Club’s opportunities: bridge, golf, mahjongg, pinochle, hand and foot, and more. Enjoy snacks and door prizes.
 
Billiard Lessons
Wednesday, January 10-February 14, 4:30-5:30 pm
Learn how to play billiards or brush up on your skills…all levels welcome. Pick up the basic game and maybe a fancy move or two. Register in advance, $36 (non-res. $43).
 
Genealogy for Beginners
Tues., Jan. 9-Feb. 20,7-8:30 pm or 
Wed., Jan.10-Feb. 21,10:15-11:45 am (no class 1/23 or 1/24)
How do you begin to research and record your family roots? Bring what you already know, and learn tips on the process. Register $40 ($48 non-res.) by 1/5.
 
Charlie’s Dance
Tuesdays, January 2-February 20, 7-8:30 pm
Learn the two-step, swing, waltz and more in this fun dance class. Register in advance, $42 ($50 non-res.).
 
Fencing (Level 1-3)
Tuesday, January 9-30, 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 sport. Register $42 (non-res. $50) by 12/2.
 
Zumba
Zumba Fitness, Mondays, Jan. 8-Feb. 26, 6:30-7:30 pm 
Zumba Fitness, Wednesdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 28, 12:30-1:30 pm 
Move to Latin salsas, rumbas and more to get an aerobic workout. Register in advance $48 ($58 non-res.).
 
Zumba Gold
11:30 am-12:15 pm, Wednesdays, ongoing 
Exercise to a Latin beat from a chair. Even seated you get a great workout. Drop-in fee $4 ($4.75 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneakers card.
 
Starting Your Memoir
Friday, January 5, 1-2:30 pm
Get started writing about your life. Learn where to start, how to organize, what to include, and how to express yourself. Register by 1/3, $8 (non-res. $10).
 
Resolve to Get Fit in 2018 
Choose from over 30 fitness classes, including seated or standing classes in group fitness, yoga, and tai chi, as well as stretching, foam rollers, weight room, and more. Visit Apexprd.org or call (303) 425-9583 for details. Many classes are SilverSneakers eligible.
 
Dance
Broadway and Tap Dance (beginning to advanced) begin the week of January 8th. Visit Apexprd.org or call (303) 425-9583 for details.
 
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.
 
Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, January 10, 1 pm
Discuss “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly. Drop-in fee $1.
 
Party Bridge
Tuesday, January 9 & 23, 1-4 pm
Play for fun, partners rotate after each game. Register ($3.50) the Friday before each party. Fee includes game, prizes, and dessert.
 
Bunco Bash
Thursdays, January 4, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register ($4) by the 1/2.
 
Medicare 101
Monday, January 22, 7-8 pm
Learn about Medicare basics and how to maneuver the maze. Provided by DRCOG’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program. Free, but register early.
 
FREE:
Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks, Wednesday, January 3, 9:30-11:30 am
Eye Glass Servicing, Monday, January 8, 9 am-noon
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, January 12, 1:30-2:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, January 18, 1 pm
BINGO, Friday, January 26, 1 pm
 
Bridge-Play of the Hand
Mondays, January 8-March 12, 9-11:30 am
Focus is on declarer’s play: learn methods of developing tricks, eliminating losers and planning your play. Prerequisite: basic bridge knowledge. Register in advance, $50 (non-res. $60).
 
Community Recreation Center
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO  80003
(303) 425-9583

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