Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – June 2018
Free Summer Concert Series
Join us for a Friday morning performance for you and your grandkids, or an Thursday 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, Craft Carousel Gift Shop, Gardens at St. Elizabeth, Prospect Recreation & Park District, Sooper Credit Union, 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.
7 pm, Thursday, June 21, CC and the Riders, (Blues, R&B, Soul)
7 pm, Thursday, June 28, The Fever (Funk, Motown, Rock, Pop, Dance Variety)
9:30 am, Friday, June 29, Beth Epley (stories, silly songs, & comedy for children)
Final Wishes Expo
Wednesday, June 20, 8:15-11:15 am
Addressing end of life topics is never easy; yet planning ahead eases the burden on your family and friends. Meet professionals who can provide you with options to prepare and clarify your final wishes. Register in advance for this free expo. Breakout sessions include: “Estate Planning” at 9 am, and Smart Funeral Planning at 10:30 am, please also register for these as space is limited. Service providers call 303-467-7197 for vendor information and fees.
Strawberry Brunch and Fashion Show
Thursday, June 14, 10 am
This popular brunch and fashion show features participants modeling fashions from Christopher & Banks. Sponsored by Gardens at St. Elizabeth, Gardens on Quail, and Connect Hearing. Register with payment early as the event sales out ($15/person).
Celebrate Senior Friday Club
Friday, June 8, 12-12:30 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.
Tuesday, June 12 & 26, 1-4 pm
Play for fun, partners rotate after each game. Register ($3.50/day) the Friday before each party. Fee includes game, prizes, and dessert.
Trip: Water Conservation Expo
Saturday, June 9, 9 am-3 pm
Get good water wise ideas at informational booths and the amazing display garden. Register in advance with payment $16 (non-res. $21).
Scrapbooking and Card Making Club, Monday, June 18, 3-5 pm, $4 at the door
Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., June 25-July 16, 6:30-8:30 pm, register in advance $52 ($62 non-res.).
Watercolor Studio, Thur., June 28-July 19, 6:30-8:30 pm, register in advance $52 ($62 non-res.).
Bob Ross Painting, Thur., June 21, 12-5 pm, $57 ($69 non-res.), plus $5 material fee.
Meet our new instructors and learn a 2nd language to keep your mind sharp! Novice to advanced classes begin the week of June 5. Call (303) 425-9583 for times/fees.
Grief Support Group
Monday, June 18, 6-7 pm, Free
Have you lost someone you loved? Walking through this time with others can help the journey. Facilitated and sponsored by Care at Home Hospice
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.
Exercise to a Latin beat in these drop-in Zumba classes. Drop-in fee $4 ($4.75 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneakers card.
Zumba Gold (seated), 11:30 am-12:15 pm, Wednesdays, ongoing
Zumba Fitness, 12:30-1:30 pm, Wednesdays, ongoing
Zumba Fitness, 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays, ongoing
Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer & devices in a small class setting. Topics include Goggle Assist and Siri, Using Uber, Computer Basics, Digital Photo Editing, Navigating Windows 10, Word Processing, PowerPoint, and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times & fees.
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, June 13, 1 pm
Discuss “Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Saunders. Drop-in fee $1.
Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks, Wednesday, June 6, 9:30-11:30 am
Eye Glass Servicing, Monday, June 11, 9 am-noon
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, June 8, 1:30-2:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, June 21, 1 pm
BINGO, Friday, June 29, 1 pm
Thursday, June 7 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 6/5, with payment $4.
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.
We offer a variety of drop-in games, including Cribbage- 1st and 3rd Mondays at 1 pm, Pinochle- (double deck), Tuesday, 12 -4 pm, and Poker- Thursdays, 12-3 pm. Drop-in games are $1 per time. Also, the Senior Club plays Bridge, Mahjongg, Hand & Foot, and Pinochle every Friday, 1-4 pm, the Club’s membership fee is $20 per year.
Community Recreation Center
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003