Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – May 2017
Tea with the Legendary Ladies
Wednesday, May 10, 1:30 pm
Come dressed in your favorite hat and sip tea with “‘Doc’ Susan Anderson, Emily Griffith, Josie Bassett, and Rosamond Underwood,” as actresses portray the lives of these Legendary Ladies. Enjoy tea sandwiches, scones, and dessert. Register ($8) by May 5. Sponsored by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, Gardens at St. Elizabeth, Mountain Vista Senior Living, and Visiting Angels.
Coffee Talks: International Hearing Dog
Wednesday, May 31, 1-2 pm
International Hearing Dog, Inc. trains dogs to assist persons that are deaf or hard of hearing. Learn about the training process, and watch live demonstrations by a certified dog. Register ($5) by May 26.
Monday, May 1-July 10, 9-11:30 am (no class May 29)
Beginners, have fun learning the latest version of Standard American Bidding System. Register in advance $45 (non-res. $54).
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.
Whether or not you have a green thumb, join us for one or all of our gardening workshops. Each workshop is from 1-3 pm, Thursdays, and cost $15 ($18 non-res.). Topics include: Container Gardening and Succulents-May 11, and Herb Gardening-May 18. Register in advance.
Friday, May 26, 1-3 pm
Create your own mandalas/coloring pages from everyday subjects or life events, then enjoy coloring your creation. $5 material fee payable to the instructor. Register $12 (non-res. $14) by May 24.
Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., May 8-June 5, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.), no class May 29.
Stained Glass, Tuesday, May 9-June 6, 6-9 pm, $70 ($74 non-res.), $7 material fee.
Fundamentals of Drawing II, Wed., May 10-31, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res).
Watercolor Studio, Thurs., May 11-June 1, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Tues., May 23-June 27, 12:30-3 pm, $45 ($54 non-res.).
Current Events Discussion
Meets every Thursday at 1 pm. Discuss local, national, and international issues while sharing your views in a non-judgmental environment. Ed Stanton and Dolph Grundman, moderators. Daily Fee: $3.
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.
Genealogy: Ins and Outs of Ancestry.com
Thursday, May 11, 11 am-noon
Learn tips on using Ancestry.com. Register $5 (non-res. $7) by 4/7.
Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. May topics include Computer Basics, Windows, Word Processing, Clean Up Your Computer, Excel, and One-on-One Computer Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.
Thursday, May 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 5/2, with payment $4.
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- Wednesdays, 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.
Caregiver’s Support Group
Thursday, May 25, 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, Wednesday, May 3, 9:30-11:30 am
Breathe Easy Lung Test, Mon., May 8, 10 am-noon, sign up early for an appointment.
Eye Glass Servicing, Monday, May 8, 9 am-noon
Just Blue? (Stress and Depression), Wednesday, May 10, 9-11:15 am
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, May 12, 1:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, May 18, 1 pm
Low Vision Support Group, Thursday, May 25, 11 am
Caregiver’s Support Group, Thursday, May 25, 1 pm
BINGO, Friday, April 28, 1 pm
Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, May 10, 1 pm
Discuss “Home Front” by Kristin Hannah. Drop-in fee $1.
Learning a second language can keep your mind sharp! Beginning to advanced Spanish classes begin the week of May 30. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.
Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, June 7, 9:30 am
Enjoy refreshments and discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. The event is free; reserve your space by 4/3 (303) 425-9583. Bring friends!
Understanding Medicare Advantage Plans
Monday, May 15, 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 Health Links. Free, but register in advance.
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