Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – Nov. 2015

33rd Annual Craft Fair
6-8:30 pm, Friday, November 6, and 9 am-3 pm Saturday, November 7
Shop ‘til you drop at over 50 tables of handmade gifts. Admission is $2 or free if you bring new school supplies for us to distribute to local children in need.

Veterans Speak
Throughout history, millions of Americans have given or laid their lives on the line to help the U.S. and other nations fight for their freedom. Enjoy coffee and light refreshments at each talk. Admission is free for veterans (please still register), all others $3 per talk. Korean War, 1-2 pm, Thursday, November 12: Join Dr. Bob Stewart, Korean War combat pilot, to remember what is often referred to as the “forgotten war.” Register by 11/6. World War II, 1-2:15 pm, Wednesday, November 18: Jim Blane, World War II Marine veteran, takes us back 70 years to the deadliest war in history. Register by 11/13.

Soap Making
1-3 pm, Thursday & Friday, November 12 & 13
Homemade soap is a great gift and it is functional, decorative and easy to make. Supplies provided. Register with payment $10 ($12 non-res) by 11/6.

Giver Beware: Don’t Fund Fraud
1-2 pm, Friday, November 13
Don’t let the joy of giving be overshadowed by potential scams, both in shopping and giving to charities. Cary Johnson of the District Attorney’s Office presents this eye-opening talk. Register with payment $2 by 11/9.

Zumba Gold
11:45 am-12:30 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 SilverSneaker card.

Computer Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. November topics include Computer Basics, Windows, Word Processing, Digital Photo Editing, Using Scanners, Access, & One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times & fees.

Volunteer Opportunities
Wednesday, November 18, 10-11:30 am
Come learn how you can become a valuable volunteer team member of the Community Recreation Center. Register in advance for this free meeting.

Art Classes:

  • Knitting & Crochet, 10:30 am-12 pm, Tues., Nov. 3-Dec. 8, $29 ($35non-res.).
  • Tuesday Painting (mixed media), 12:30-3 pm, Nov. 10-Dec. 15, $45 ($54 non-res.).
  • Bob Ross Painting, 12-5 pm, Thurs., Nov. 19, $57, ($69 non-res.), plus $5 material fee.

Medicare Changes 2016
7-8 pm, Monday, November 2
It’s open enrollment; learn about the 2016 changes, presented by State Health Insurance Program, underwritten by Centura Health LINKS. Free, but register for each topic in advance.

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, November 4, 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!

Bunco Bash
Thursday, December 3, 1-3 pm
New and veteran players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register with payment ($4) by12/1.

Santa’s Magical Breakfast
Saturday, December 5, 9 am
Bring your kids and grandkids for magical fun and breakfast with Santa. Register with payment by 12/3, $5 /person age 3 and over, children 2 and under free. Children must be accompanied by paying adult.

Craft Carousel Gift Shop – 303-467-7198
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 a variety of handmade items from over 100 artisans, including scarves, hats, jewelry, aprons, quilts, baby gifts & much more.


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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