Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD -May 2015

Tea with Molly Brown
Thursday, May 14, 1 pm
Come dressed in your favorite hat and sip tea with “Molly Brown” as she shares stories of her outrageous life. Enjoy tea sandwiches, scones, dessert and tea. Register by May 11. Sponsored by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. Fee: $7

Let’s Tap
Sunday, May 17, 1-3 pm
It’s rhythm, it’s energy, it’s fun! Join Apex’s Rockyettes, plus eleven visiting dance troupes to celebrate National Tap Dance Day with this spectacular show. The event is at Ralston Valley High School, 13355 West 80th Avenue. Sponsored by Celebrate Aging Colorado and Apex. Register with payment ($3) by 5/14, or pay $5 (cash or check only) at the door. The show may sell out, so call (303-425-9583) before coming to pay at the door.

Weather with Marty
Wednesday, May 20, 12-1 pm
Join Marty Coniglio of 9News to learn about Colorado’s ever changes weather. Coffee and snacks served. Registers with payment ($3) by 5/15.

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 will get. Drop-in fee $3.50 ($4.50 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneaker card.

Public Transportation Training
Monday, May 4 & 11, 2-3:30 pm
Learn how to safely and confidently use accessible public transportation (RTD) to expand your travel options. The first class is a classroom discussion; the 2nd is a supervised outing using public transportation. Register in advance, $6 ($8 non-res).

Gardening Series
Whether or not you have a green thumb, join us for one or all of our gardening workshops. Each workshop is from 3-5 pm, Wednesdays, and cost $15 ($18 non-res.). Topics include – Veggies & Fruit- May 6, Herb Gardening -May 13, and Container Gardening-May 20. Register in advance.

Art Classes:

  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., May 4-June 1 (no class 5/25), 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Fundamentals of Watercolor II, Wed., May 6-27, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., May 7-28, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Bob Ross, Thurs., 12-5 pm, May 21, $57 ($69 non-res.), plus $5 material fee.

Computer and Tablet Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. May topics include More iPad, Android Tablets, Windows, Word Processing, You’ve Got Mail, Digital Photo Editing, Scanners, Graphics, Excel and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Bunco Bash
Thursday, May 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 5/5, with payment $4.

Book Club
Wednesday, May 13, 1 pm, $1 drop-in.
“Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter” by Tom Franklin

Breathe Easy
Monday, May 11, 10 am-noon
National Jewish Health will be providing free lung screenings. Please call 303-425-9583 to make your free 10 minute appointment.

Just Blue?
Wednesday, May 13, 9-11:15 am
Are you just blue or is something really eating at you? Stop by a free informational and screening table where professional counselors from Jefferson SeniorReach will share resources.

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.

Understanding Medicare Advantage
Monday, May 18, 7-8 pm
What are the differences, advantages and things to be aware of in choosing between Medicare supplemental plans and a Medicare Advantage Plan? Presented by Centura Senior Health Insurance Counseling. Free, but 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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