Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD
Strawberry Brunch and Fashion Show
Thursday, June 8, 10 am
This popular brunch and fashion show features participants modeling fashions from Christopher & Banks. Sponsored by Gardens at St. Elizabeth, Covenant Village, Life Care Centers of America, and Visiting Angels Home Care. Register with payment ($14/person) by June 2.
Free Summer Concert Series
Join us for a morning performance for you and your grandkids, or an 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, Arvada Historical Society, Craft Carousel Gift Shop, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, 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 22, The 17th Avenue Allstars, (A Cappella) and food bank drive
7 pm, Thursday, June 29, Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles (Big Band Swing)
9:30 am, Friday, June 16, Bekah Smith (Circus, Juggling & Comedy Show)
Final Wishes Expo
Wednesday, June 21, 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. There will be two breakout sessions: “Planning for Life’s What if” 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.
Celebrate Senior Friday Club
Friday, June 9, 12:30-1 pm
A free open house to learn about the Friday Club’s opportunities: bridge, golf, bowling, mahjongg, pinochle, Hand and Foot, and more. Enjoy snacks and door prizes.
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.
Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., June 19-July 17, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62), no class July 3
Stained Glass, Wednesday, June 21-July 5, 1-4 pm, $42 (non-res. $50), $7 material fee.
Watercolor Studio, Thurs., June 22-July 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 (non-res. $62), no class July 6
Bob Ross Painting, Thurs., June 22, 12-5 pm, $57 (non-res. 69)
Starting Your Memoir
Friday, June 2, 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 in advance, $7 (non-res. $8).
Genealogy Tools: Charts, Logs, and Spreadsheets
Thursday, June 8, 11 am-noon
Learn to keep track of your family history data. Register $5 (non-res. $7) by 6/6.
Trip: World War II Aviation Museum
Thursday, June 15, 8 am-3 pm
Tour this active airfield museum in Colorado Springs. Register by 6/8: $36 (non-res. $43), World War II Veterans $20.
Current Events Discussion
Meets every Thursday at 1 pm. Discuss local, national, and international issues while sharing your views in a non-judgmental environment. 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.
Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. June topics include Computer Basics, Windows, Word Processing, Digital Photo Editing, Excel, and One-on-One Computer Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.
Thursday, June 1 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 5/30, with payment $4.
Caregiver’s Support Group
Thursday, June 22, 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, June 7, 9:30-11:30 am
Eye Glass Servicing, Monday, June 12, 9 am-noon
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, June 9, 1:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, June 15, 1 pm
Low Vision Support Group, Thursday, June 22, 11 am
Caregiver’s Support Group, Thursday, June 22, 1 pm
BINGO, Friday, June 30, 1 pm
Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, June 14, 1 pm
Discuss “The Door” by Magda Szabo. Drop-in fee $1.
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 6/5 (303) 425-9583. Bring friends!
Monday, June 26, 7-8 pm
Medicare can be confusing, come learn the basics and resources available. 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.
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
(303) 425-9583, FAX (303) 403-2532