Malley Recreation Center – Oct. 2023

Register by:

Phone: (303) 762-2660

Online: englewoodrec.org

In Person: Malley Recreation Center, 3380 S. Lincoln St., Englewood, CO 80113

New! TLC Embroidery Studio

Gather with other needle crafters to create various embroidery crafts, engage, and support one another. Patrons are required to provide their own materials. This program is a casual setting, patrons must have knowledge on how to embroider. Needlepoint crafts include embroidery, bunka, needlepoint, cross stitch, quilting, crochet, and knitting.  (No Class on 10/14 &  11/4) – Holiday Bazaar) Bring Own Supplies- No instructor

9/2-11/25 Sa 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $17/$14 41761511

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 41760412 $72/$67

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

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

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

9/7-10/19 Th 10 a.m. -NOON 41761011 $60/$55 *(No class on 10/12)

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

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   

10/7-10/28 Sa 9:30- 10:30 41460812 $27/$22 ROOM RES

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

9/8-29 F 2:30-3:30 41460711 $27/$22

10/7-10/28 Sa 11-12 41460712 $27/$22

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 41465012 $57/$46

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 41461212 Free, Registration Required

New! Nymbl Science Digital App 101

The scientifically proven Nymbl app is free to ages 60+ in the Greater Denver Area!  Join 20,000+ local Coloradans who are improving their balance and active lifestyle (while having fun) with Nymbl!  It’s free, fun, and only 10 minutes a day! Please bring your digital device, tablet, smartphone along- Nymbl is a digital app that will be downloaded during class for use in any location.

Presenter: Sasha Story, Nymbl Community Outreach Manager

10/23 M 1-2 p.m. 41461811 $7/$5

Young at Heart

Explore the importance of CoQ10 at the cellular level, and how this supplement can help to support cell development as one ages. Instructor: Kelly Andis (Natural Grocers)

10/26 Th 1:00-2:00 p.m. 41460611 $7/$5 MRC

New! Mental Health Awareness and YOU (World Mental Health Day 10/10)- Swedish- Maria D.

Did you know that October is World Mental Health Month? Be a part of the conversation with a Physician to gain insight into surrounding the topic. Expand your personal toolkit to educate yourself and others on the importance of this topic and how essential mental health is to overall well-being.

10/10 Tu 41461912 12:30-1:30

New! Alzheimer’s Association Education:  10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking, and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others, typical age-related changes, how to approach someone about memory concerns, early detection, the benefits of a diagnosis and the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

Presenter: Representative with Alzheimer’s Association  

10/18 W 1-2:00 p.m. 414623

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. 41450911 $7/$5

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

10/12 Th 1:30-3:00 p.m. 41460112 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

10/24 Tu 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 41460412 $15/$12

The Probate Process

Explore available options when a loved one passes, as well as situations that are appropriate to probate. Discover the role of one in a situation to be the personal representative or executor of estate, as well as the role of the beneficiary. Presenter:  Ryan Scott of BC Scott Law

10/16 M 10-11:30 a.m. 41461511 $7/$5  

Reverse Mortgage Myths

This class will provide basic information regarding reverse mortgage loans, and how they can be uniquely structured to fit various types of financial situations.  Sponsored Presenter: Tom Openka, Orion Mortgage

10/9 M 41461011 10-11

Excursions 

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 (nbaum@englewoodco.gov) 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. MAX 14

10/9 M 9am-4pm 42060313 $25/$20

10/16 M 9 am-4 pm 42060314 $25/$20

Rockies

Take me out to the ballgame! Join us for some good clean summertime baseball! Games are in the late afternoon (1:15pm start) and seats are prime- located on the main level. We will depart Malley at 12:15pm, and plan to return by 6pm. Food and refreshments are on your own. Play ball! Cancellations must be made one week prior to game date, no refunds after that date.

10/1 Rockies vs. MN Twins Su 12:15-6 p.m. 42060712 $48/$38

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.

10/18 W 12:45pm- 5:30pm 42060112 $30/$25

Cripple Creek Caravan

Enjoy the ride to Cripple Creek, a historic gambling and mining town that’s one of the most scenic destinations in Colorado. The restored Old West brick buildings along Bennett Avenue, surrounded by majestic mountains, boast nine casinos as well as great restaurants and shops. Spend the day sightseeing, wandering the town, or visiting a casino.

10/27 F 8am-5pm 42060211 $42/$34

Lariat Loop Scenic Drive & Lunch- Evergreen

Experience the thrill of the foothills and golden colors of fall on this scenic driving tour of the Lariat Loop! This loop connects Golden, Morrison, Lookout Mountain, and Evergreen and features spectacular mountain views and wildlife viewing opportunities. We will make a stop at Lookout Mountain Nature Center & Preserve to take in the sights and then head to Evergreen for lunch at Murphy’s Mountain Grill (12:30 Reservation). Lunch on your own.

10/2 M 10am-3:00pm 42061011 $30/$25

Guanella Pass Scenic Drive & Lunch- Georgetown

Just an hour from Denver, this trek will take you to Georgetown, a town known as the “Silver Queen of the Rockies”. The 23-mile route is one of the most popular fall colors routes. This well-settled road leap- frogs the steep divide between the South Platte and Clear creek watersheds, and passes thick stands of spruce, fir, aspen and pine along the creeks.  This area is flanked by Mt. Bierstadt and Mt. Evans. We will stop for lunch at 511 Rose, a sweet little upscale café in Georgetown along the way with tempting dishes that include pumpkin mascarpone ravioli and crispy skin duck breast. Menu price range is $10-$30. Lunch is on your own. My need to wait- no reservations, call before coming

10/23 M 10am-2:30pm 42061111 $30/$25

Polish Pottery Outlet and Pierogies Factory Lunch- Littleton

Visit the showroom with the most expansive selection of polish pottery in the western United States!

Follow the pottery tour up with a traditional Polish meal at the Pierogies Factory. Menu fare includes pierogies, kielbasa & sauerkraut. (Counter service- call day prior to confirm large group)

10/10 T 9:45-3pm 42060511 $27/ $22

Balistreri Winery Tour & Lunch-

Balistreri Vineyards is a family-owned & operated, all-natural Winery located just 10 minutes outside of Downtown Denver. Enjoy a tour of Balistreri Vineyards packed with information about the grape and its many flavor notes, followed by a tasting of 15varieties of wines created with CO grown grapes. After the tour and tasting, enjoy a light lunch of seasonally prepared soup, salad, bread, and dipping oil. No cancellations after 10/16.

10/24 T 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 42060811 $78/$66

National Renewable Energy Lab & Lunch (Tour 10-11:30)

NREL offers in-person, staff-led tours of its South Table Mountain campus, in Golden, Colorado, to U.S. citizens 18 and older interested in learning about the research and work producing clean energy technologies, reducing waste, and eliminating atmospheric pollution. After the 90-minute guided tour, we will head to lunch (on your own) at Golden Diner, menu price range is in the $9-$16. 

Please Note: proof of US Citizenship status and email address is required for participation in the NREL tour.

10/13 F $36/$30   42061611 9:00am-3pm

Yanni’s Greek Restaurant -Dinner- Greenwood Village

Explore Mediterranean “taverna” style dining originating from this family-owned restaurant, where all the recipes started in Kalamata, Greece.  Enjoy a menu of savory lamb chops, souvlaki, fresh seafood, rich moussaka, tangy spanakopita, or mouthwatering avgolemono soup! Menu offers many Greek cheeses and appetizers. Price Range: $12-$35

10/12 Th 4-7:30 42062211 $17/$14

Sam’s No. 3 Diner- Lunch- Glendale 

The third of 3 Coney Island Diners opened by Sam Armatas throughout the 20s, this family-owned diner has been serving Papou Sam’s Coney Island menu for over 90 years! Peruse the 16-page menu for a meal that you will remember! Large portions, and breakfast served all day! Menu price range: $10-$23

10/26 Th 11-2pm 42062311 $17/$14

Culinary Drop Out- Lunch-Denver

Culinary Dropout serves classic meals done right. Try crowd pleaser pretzel bites and provolone fondue, 35-hour pork ribs, or famous fried chicken drizzled with honey- there is something on the menu for every palette. Wash it all down with an ice-cold beer or house-made cocktail. Menu Range $20-$30

10/5 Th 11:15-3pm 42065411 $26/$22

Oktoberfest

Rick Borger & The Average German Band rickyborg@comcast.net  303.903.7984

Enjoy a delicious German cuisine including bratwurst, sauerkraut, & brezel, and stay for the live entertainment! Ein Prost!

10/6 F 11:30-1pm $12

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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