Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD -June 2015

Strawberry Brunch and Fashion Show
Thursday, June 11, 10 am
This popular brunch and fashion show features participants modeling fashions from Dress Barn. Sponsored by Villa Manor Care Center, Western Hills Care Center, and Mountain Vista Senior Living Community. Register with payment ($14/person) by June 8.

T-Shirt Quilts
Tuesday, June 2-23, 5-7:30 pm
T-shirts often remind us of fun life events. Bring 16-20 t-shirts and learn to make a quilts to preserve those memories. Register in advance, $40 ($48 non-res).

Free Summer Concert Series
Join us for an evening of entertainment for the whole family at McIlvoy Park, 5750 Upham St. Sponsored by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, Apex Park & Recreation District Foundation, Prospect Recreation & Park District, Sooper Credit Union, Craft Carousel Gift Shop, Gardens at St. Elizabeth, Arvada Festivals Commission, Life Care Centers of America, 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, June 25, The Nostalgics (Oldies)
  • 7 pm Thursday, July 9, Lois Lane & The Super Cowboys (Country Western), special canned food drive this evening for the Arvada Food Bank.

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.

Joey’s Friendly Yoga
Tuesday, June 2-July 7, 1-2 pm
Both beginners and continuing students can gain the benefits of yoga, including improved strength, balance, flexibility and posture, while quieting the mind. Register in advance, $48 ($58 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

A Mighty Wind
Thursday, June 11, 6-10:30 pm
Enjoy the combined talents of the Arvada Chorale and Denver Brass, performing at the Pinnacle Event Center. The concert’s highlight is a joint performance of Together in Song by Gwyneth Walker, one of America’s wonderful women composers. Fee includes transportation, escort and tickets. Register in advance, $28 ($34 non-res.).

Computer and Tablet Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. June topics include iPad, Android Tablets, Computer Basics, Windows, Word Processing, Internet, Excel and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Celebrate Senior Friday Club
Friday, June 12, 12:30 -1 pm
A free welcome reception to learn about the Friday Club’s opportunities: bridge, golf, bowling, mahjongg, pinochle, canasta, and more. Enjoy snacks and door prizes.

Art Classes:

  • Tuesday Painting (mixed media), June 9-July 14,12:30-3 pm, $43 ($52 non-res.).
  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., June 22-July 13, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Pastels Level I, Wed., June 24-July 15, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., June 25-July 16, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Bob Ross, Thurs., 12-5 pm, June 18, $57 ($69 non-res.), plus $5 material fee.

Bunco Bash
Thursday, June 4, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 6/2, with payment $4.

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, June 3, 9:30 am
Enjoy refreshments and discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. The event is free; reserve your space (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 June 2. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Book Club
Wednesday, June 10, 1 pm
Review the book “Night” by Eli Wiesel.

Medicare 101
Monday, June 29, 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 in advance.

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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