Malley Recreation Center – Nov. 2023

Cultural Programs

New! Full-Day Weaving Class
Explore the world of weaving with Robin Wilton of the Rocky Mountain Weaver’s Guild! Discover weaving basics on a rigid heddle loom & create a scarf to show off your talents! along yarn of choice- you’ll need 250-350 yards of yarn for a scarf). Class instruction will cover how to figure wrap and weft, simple design possibilities, & weaving terminology. Center visits available two weeks post class for weaving advice and completion instructions. Supply List emailed to registered patrons one week prior to class. Sack lunch is recommended. Instructor: Robin Wilton Location: MRC
11/17 F 9a-4p $58/$46     41760112

Creative Pottery
Explore various methods of hand building, slip casting & sculpting to create three pieces of art in each six-week session. All glazes, underglazes & kiln firings included. Clay fee is $15 for every 25 pounds of clay, payable to instructor. Instructor: Michael McGrath   Location: MRC

10/17-11/21 Tu 10am-NOON $72/$67 41760412

10/25-11/29 W 10am-NOON $72/$67 41760512

10/25-11/29 W 4:30-6:30pm $72/$67 41760514

Drawing & Painting
Explore the world of art by drawing, painting, and sketching! This class welcomes a variety of medium options including colored pencil, watercolor, and acrylic paint- you choose! Escape to a creative place where your skills can sharpen, and creativity blooms. All levels are welcome. Please Note: No class on 11/12 or 11/23. * Denotes a 5-class session- hence, the reduced fee. Instructor: Eileen Hoffman   Location: MRC

10/26-11/30 Th 10 a.m. -NOON     $50/$46 *(No Class on 11/23) 41761012  

Education & Enrichment

Basic Photo Composition
Grab your smartphone or camera and explore how to better capture images by applying the basic elements of composition in photography. Instructor: Cynthia Slade   Location: MRC   
11/3-24 F 1-2pm (no class 11/24) $27/$22 41460813

Digital Photography Techniques
Discover how to use the settings on your camera whether shooting a portrait, a landscape, or a sporting event. Learn the three sides of the exposure triangle and how to use them to capture the photo you want. Instructor: Cynthia Slade   Location: MRC
11/3-24 F 2:30-3:30 $27/$22 41460713

New! Grab & Graze Charcuterie 
Elevate your culinary skills and embrace the art of charcuterie in this engaging and hands-on class designed for you!  Discover the age-old craft of preparing and assembling a delightful assortment of cured meats, artisanal cheeses, fresh fruits, and delectable accompaniments.  Lisa Collins, owner of Graze Craze Centennial – a local charcuterie board and box company – will show you the essential techniques for arranging and garnishing visually stunning and flavorsome charcuterie boards.  Take a board home with you at the end of class!
11/13 M 2-4:00p.m. $25/$20 41462212

Continuing Bridge Lessons
Take your bridge game to the next level in this class designed for already well-versed in the game but looking to sharpen the challenge. Topics covered include play & defense, bidding skills, lecture & supervised play. Instructor: James Buck   Location: MRC
10/18-11/22 W 10 a.m.- noon $57/$46 41465012

Social Security Basics 
Join a representative with the Social Security Administration and review the basics of Social Security including retirement, disability, survivor & dependent benefits. Please note: this class may be broadcast live-virtually at the Malley Recreation Center or provided in-person depending on number of attendees. Many opportunities for Q & A, and very informative. Free, registration is required.   Location: MRC

10/27 F 10 a.m.-NOON Free, Registration Required 41461212

11/17 F 10 a.m.-NOON Free, Registration Required 41461213

New! What’s New in Medicare for 2024?
Your Medicare coverage and costs can change each year, so it is important to understand and review your benefits. An overview of what’s new in 2024 will be provided. Please note: this class may be broadcast live-virtually at the Malley Recreation Center or provided in-person depending on number of attendees.   Presented by the Denver Regional Council of Governments- State Health Insurance Program.
11/10 F 9 -11 a.m. Free, Registration Required 41461611

Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) -Area Agency on Aging- Choice Services Program
DRCOG Services include Case Management, SHIP, Transportation services, In-Home services, and an Information and Assistance line to answer your questions and connect to resources. This one-hour program will be an informative overview of local resources available to older adults. Questions? Contact DRCOG: 303-480-6700. Presenter: Malorie Miller, Program Manager, Area Agency on Aging
11/15 W 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Free, Registration Required 41460011

Super Simple Immunity Support
Discover how vitamins and minerals support the immune system while working in tandem with optimal nutrition to ensure the body maintains prime function. Instructor: Kelly Andis (Natural Grocers)
11/30 Th 1:00-2:00 p.m. $7/$5 41460911

New! LEAP, Energy Outreach & Solar Presentation
LEAP-approved applicants may qualify for weatherization or furnace repair or replacement through the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP). Information about Energy Outreach of Colorado (EOC) grants, the new time-of-use meters for electricity, and the Community Solar Garden Program for Xcel electric customers will also be available.
11/27 M 1-2:00 p.m. 41461711 FREE

Will Maker- Legal Seminar
Complete a living Will or assign Medical or Financial Power of Attorney in this informative four-hour workshop. Fee includes materials, and witness for notarization of documents. Time allotted for individual review and questions. Workshop requires additional $100 fee paid directly to the workshop Instructor, Rebecca Bennetti- Attorney of Estate Planning Law.    Location: MRC
11/28 Tu 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 41460413 $15/$12

Sponsored Classes

Medicare 101
With so many varied choices surrounding healthcare and Medicare options, planning can be difficult! Discover some of the available plan options in the area and explore several tailored options. Sponsored Presenter: Allen McGirl Insurance   Location: MRC
11/9 Th 1:30-3:00 p.m. 41460113 FREE

Building Physician Partnership 
Explore ways to have a more active role in self-advocacy by building your relationship with your physician. This presentation will also review various types of healthcare providers, how to identify your individual “patient personality”, and how to get the most out of each visit to the doctor. Take a close look at Medicare resources and join medical professionals for a round-table discussion. Sponsored Presenter:  Ben Torrez, Humana
10/30 M 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $7/$5 41450911

Medicare & Me (Humana)
Dive into a more comprehensive view of Medicare options, and considerations tailored specifically to your needs. Discuss options and make comparisons to find the most beneficial coverage in line with budget, lifestyle, and personal needs. Medicare Advantage plan will be reviewed specifically with Humana, as well as a closer look at Part C. Sponsored Presenter: Ben Torrez, Humana
11/20 M 11 a.m.- 1p.m. 41462011 FREE

Reverse Mortgages: What Your Heirs Should Know
For many borrowers with a Reverse Mortgage, the reality is that they might not be the one closing on the loan.  That responsibility may fall to an heir or executor.  Learn how to prepare for self and loved ones as well as tending to what is needed when the last borrower leaves the home. Sponsored Presenter: Orion Mortgage
11/6 M 41461311 10-11 FREE


Accommodations for individuals who are not independent in daily living activities or need extra supervision or assistance are encouraged to register and participate with a personal care attendant. Attendants must register separately from the individuals they are assisting .At time of registration, please notify Nancy Baum ( of any necessary accommodations. When registering for ticketed events, accommodations can only be guaranteed until the non-refundable date noted in the description. After that date we will make every effort to accommodate needs, but we cannot guarantee ticket availability. Excursion and hike cancellations prior to 5 business days of trip will be refunded minus a $5 administrative fee. No refunds are granted due to late arrival or no-show. Cancellations five business days or less are not refunded.

No refunds issues after “Cancel by” date has lapsed.

Blackhawk & Central City
Try your luck at Black Hawk or Central City- we will drop you off and pick you up so you can hit the big jackpot and be in the heart of it all. Visit your favorite casino, check out the local town, or simply take in that fresh mountain air. All activities on your own. Registration Deadline: Thursday prior to excursion date by 7pm. 

11/13 M 9am-3pm 42060315 $25/$20

11/20 M 9 am-3 pm 42060316 $25/$20

Mystery Matinee & Meal
The Chez Artiste theatre in Denver shows classic, international, and foreign films on select days and times each month. We will catch a 1:30 movie and head to an early dinner in town.  Add a little mystery to your life and register- details will not be revealed until all board the bus. Registration includes transportation, and ticket to movie. All refreshments and dinner are on your own.
11/1 W 12:45pm- 5:30pm 42060113 $30/$25

Candlelight Theater- Million Dollar Quartet
The Tony® Award-nominated musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary December night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal, and celebrations that are both poignant and funny. 
11/2 Th 4 p.m.- 9 p.m. $102/$89 42060911

Boulder Shambala Retreat Center- Meditation Morning
In this introductory class you will receive the technique, guidance, and experience necessary to start a mindfulness-awareness or “peaceful abiding” meditation practice. Your teacher will give you detailed meditation instruction followed by practice and discussion. 

 This program is ideal for beginners or students wanting to refresh their meditation technique. Class is from 10am-noon. Bring sack lunch to enjoy on bus on return to Malley.
11/5 Sun 9am-1pm (class 10-12) $55/$46 42061411

City of Englewood History Tour 
Dive into the history of the City of Englewood on this buss tour that will break mid-day for lunch at Englewood favorite: The South Restaurant! Join Doug Cohn, longtime Englewood resident with a big heart for history. Mr. Cohn has written a book entitled “Englewood’s Amazing Story “with assistance from the Englewood Historic Preservation Society- of which he has been a member for over 15 years. Learn more about the city we all know and love, grab a bite for lunch with new friends! Lunch is on your own. Menu prices range $10-$20.
11/16 Th 42061511 10am-3pm $30/$25 42061511

Denver Mob Tour & Gaetano’s Lunch- Denver
 Join us as once again we team up with Tom Hackett 303.818.8615as he leads us on a driving tour of the Denver area where the mob families lived, worked, and played. We will stop for lunch at the famous Gaetano’s Italian Restaurant for a special mob themed luncheon destination. Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by the chef. Choose from either Caesar Salad or Minestrone Soup, Spaghetti and Meatball or Fettucine Alfredo with Chicken, bread, and a non-alcoholic drink. Cocktails and desserts are on your own. Fee includes tour, docent, lunch gratuity, escort, and transportation.
11/29 W 10:15am-3:30pm $125/$105 42061811

Cracovia Polish Restaurant- Lunch- Westminster
Cracovia Restaurant & Bar prides itself on being family owned, using only the freshest ingredients, and ensuring each dish has the warmth of a traditional home-cooked meal. The owners are executive chefs from Poland and bring over 20 years of experience. Menu specials include golabki, homemade pierogi, kielbasa, and sauerkraut. Menu range $$13-$38
11/10 F 11:45am-3:30pm 42062411 $21/$17 303.484.9388

Brown Palace- Ship’s Tavern- Denver 
Ship Tavern opened in 1934 after the repeal of prohibition, making this the oldest restaurant in the Brown Palace hotel. The décor includes a mast and crow’s nest, an old ship’s clock, Jamaican run barrels, and a collection of sailing ship models. Try the famous melt-in-your-mouth prime rib, burgers, sandwiches, seafood, and steaks as well as a wide selection of beers, wines, and unique cocktails. Menu prince range $11-$75+
11/30 Th 42062611 4:45-7:30pm $23/$19

Capital Tea 
$40/person-15-26-28  people- 1 week notice of final number 90-minute service 11:00 tea

Parking: none on site- on south Broadway-can Park on residential streets behind

Located in Denver’s antique district, Capital Tea offers a proper English-style high tea including an assortment of finger sandwiches, mini scones with clotted cream and jam, decadent mini desserts, and unlimited pots of tea with over 100 varieties of loose-leaf tea to choose from. No cancellations after 10/31.
11/9 Th 10:30am-1:30 pm 42065511 $80/$67

Arsenic and Old Lace Live Radio Play
Adapted from the 1948 live radio broadcast by four professional actors playing all the roles and providing all the sound effects.  This is a ghoulish, gleeful comedy about caustic, theatre critic, Mortimer Brewster and his dear, sweet, spinster aunts, who wouldn’t hurt a fly, or would they?  Afterall, insanity runs in the family, it practically gallops! Doors open at 1:20
11/17 F 1:30-3:30 $13

Haunted Denver-
Not everyone likes ghosts and spooky things.  One local guide, Kevin Snow, tried to do everything possible to avoid the ghosts of Denver …but they found him anyway!  He ended up with so many ghost stories that he, in fact, wrote not one book but two about the subject. Join our reluctant ghost hunter for a tour of the haunted heart of Denver.  It’s guaranteed to be a gruesomely good time! 

10/31 Tu 1:00-2:00pm 41451011 $13

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