Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – July 2017

Free Summer Concert Series
Join us for a morning performance for you and your grandkids, or an evening concert for the whole family at the McIlvoy Park, 5750 Upham Street. Sponsored by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, Apex Park & Recreation District Foundation, Arvada Historical Society, Craft Carousel Gift Shop, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, Gardens at St. Elizabeth, Prospect Recreation & Park District, Sooper Credit Union, Einstein Bros. Bagels, City of Arvada Parks, and the Friends of the Concerts. In case of rain, the concerts move to the Community Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Family Concerts:
7 pm, Thursday, July 6, Classic Vinyl Band (60s,70s,80s Classic Rock and Roll)
7 pm, Thursday, July 13, The Movers and Shakers (Variety, Rock, Soul)
7 pm, Thursday, July 20, The Legendary Hitchhikers (A Tribute to Tom Petty & Classic Rock)
Children’s Entertainment:
9:30 am, Friday, July 14, Cowboy Steve (Rootin Tootin Music and Stories)

Art Classes:
Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., July 31-Aug.21, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62)
Stained Glass, Tues., July 18-Aug. 15, 6-9 pm, $70 (non-res. $84), $7 material fee
Art Basics 101, Fri., July 14-Aug. 18, 1-3 pm, $39 (non-res. $47)
Tuesday Painting, Tues., July 18-Aug. 22, 12:30-3 pm, $45 (non-res. $54)
Watercolor, Thurs., Aug. 3-24, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62)

T-Shirt Quilts
Wednesday, July 12-Aug. 2, 5-7:30 pm
T-shirts often remind us of fun life events. Bring 16-20 t-shirts and learn to make a quilt to preserve those memories. Register in advance, $40 ($48 non-res).

Cookout and Picnic Food Safety
Wednesday, July 19, 1-2 pm
Learn how to keep your food safe at your next cookout or picnic and all year-round. Presented by Mary Snow, Jefferson County Cooperative Extension. Register ($3) by 7/17.

Keeping Joints Happy
Monday & Wednesday, July 17-Aug. 16, 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).

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.

Genealogy: Finding Your Family in Newspapers
Thursday, July 13, 11 am-noon. Register by July 7, $5 (non-res. $7)

Current Events Discussion
Meets every Thursday 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. July topics include Intro to Word Processing, Intro to Excel and Power Point. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

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

Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks, Wed., July 5, 9:30-11:30 am
Eye Glass Servicing, Mon., July 10, 9 am-noon
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, July 14, 1:30-2:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, July 20, 1 -2:30 pm
Low Vision Support Group, Thursday, July 20, 11 am – noon
Caregiver’s Support Group, Thursday, July 27, 1-2:15 pm
BINGO, Friday, July 28, 1 pm

Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, July 12, 1 pm
Discuss “Her Name is Rose” by Christine Breen. 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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