Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – Oct. 2016

Resource Roundup Expo
Wednesday, October 19, 8:15-11:15 am
Come connect with services and resources that can enhance your golden years. Receive free giveaways, snacks and door prize opportunities. Service providers call 303-467-7197 for vendor information and fees.

Hats Off to Broadway
Wednesday, October 26, 2-3:30 pm
The Rockyettes dance troupe and Notable Choir will have you humming and singing your favorite Broadway tunes. Enjoy fancy footwork, phenomenal costumes, melodious voices, and a delectable treats. Register with payment ($5) by Oct. 21.

34th Annual Craft Fair
Friday, November 4, 6-8:30 pm, Saturday, November 5, 9 am-3 pm
Shop Ôtil 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.

Art Classes:
Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., October 24-Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62).
Fundamental of Drawing II, Wed., Oct. 26-Nov. 16, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62).
Watercolor Studio, Thurs., October 27-Nov. 17, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62).
Knitting and Crochet, Tue., Nov. 1-Dec. 6, 10:30 am-12 pm, $29 (non-res. $35).

Mandala Workshop
Friday, October 28, 1-3 pm
Create your own mandalas from everyday subjects or life events. Afterwards, enjoy coloring your creation. $5 material fee payable to the instructor, Sandra Van Dam. All materials provided. Register $12 (non-res. $14) by Oct. 24.

Healthier Living Colorado
Thursdays, October 6-November 10, 1:30-4 pm
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Healthier Living is an evidence-based, chronic disease self-management program developed by Stanford University. Learn to manage fatigue, frustration, pain, and stress related to ongoing health concerns. The class is facilitated and underwritten by the Jefferson Center for Mental Health. Space is limited, so register ($5) early and you are asked to attend all six sessions.

Billiard Lessons
Wednesday, October 26-November 23, 4:30-5:30 pm
Learn how to play billiards or just brush up on your skills…all levels are welcome. Register in advance, $40 (non-res. $48).

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 SilverSneakers card.

Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. Topics include iPad, Android Tablets, Computer Basics, Word Processing, Clean Up Your Computer, Excel, and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Bunco Bash
Thursday, October 6, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register ($4/time) by 10/4.

Beyond the Basics-Sharing Genealogy as Gifts
Thursday, October 13, 11 am-noon
Discover fun, creative ways to share your family’s history. Register $4 (non-res. $5) by Oct. 10.

Genealogy: Family History Center
Monday, October 17, 10-11 am
Looking for a local genealogy resource? The Arvada Family History Center is full of resources and is open to the public during specific hours. Join us for a tour and learn how to access their computers and records to trace your roots. Space limited, register ($2) early.

Spanish Classes
Learning a second language can keep your mind sharp! Beginning to advanced Spanish classes begin the week of October 18. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Beginning Creative Writing
Mondays, October 10-31, no class Oct. 24, 11 am-12:30 pm
Discover how to express your stories so that others find them interesting. Get feedback, whether you write for yourself, friends, or publication. Bring a sample of your writing to class. Register $21 (non-res. $25) by 10/5.

Starting Your Memoir
Friday, October 14, 1-2:30 pm
Get started writing about your life. Learn where to start, how to organize, what to include and how to best express yourself. Register by 10/11, $7 (non-res. $8).

Parkinson’s Care Partners
Friday, October 14, 1:30-2:30 pm
If you help care for a person with Parkinson’s come to a safe place to share tools and tips. This free group is designed for care providers only and is sponsored by Homewatch Caregivers. Note: during this same time frame the Community Recreation Center offers a Parkinson’s Fitness class that your loved one could possibly attend, call 303-425-9583 for details and fees.

Caregiver’s Support Group
Thursday, October 27, 1-2:15 pm
Taking care of a loved one can be exhausting and overwhelming. You are not alone. Come share ideas, resources and learn to take care of yourself. This free group is facilitated by Senior Reach and sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.

Just Blue?
Tuesday, October 4, 9:30-11 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 Center share resources.

Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, October 12, 1 pm
Discuss “Defending Jacob” by William Landay. Drop-in fee $1.

Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks, Wednesday, October 5, 9:30-11:30 am
Eye Glass Servicing, Monday, October 10, 9 am-noon
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, October 20, 1 pm
Low Vision Support Group, Thursday, October 27, 11 am
Caregiver’s Support Group, Thursday, October 27, 1 pm
BINGO, Friday, October 28, 1 pm

Free Medicare Classes
Medicare 101, learn important basic information, Monday, October 24, 7-8 pm
Understanding Medicare Advantage Plans, Monday, October 31, 7-8 pm
Medicare Changes 2017, Monday, November 7, 7-8 pm
Is Medicare a mystery to you? Learn the basics & about resources to help you maneuver the Medicare maze, presented by State Health Insurance Program, underwritten by Centura Health LINKS. Free, but register for each topic 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 of Apex PRD
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003
(303) 425-9583, FAX (303) 403-2532