Malley Senior Recreation Center – May 2018

Stress-Busting Foods

Running on empty? Feeling frazzled, exhausted and burned out? You can reduce your stress levels using nutrition. Discover how to achieve consistent energy and moods throughout the day. Learn which foods support brain health and which minerals and nutrients are depleted during times of stress. Develop your personal stress reduction plan to gain the upper hand on stress? Instructor:  Marva Jolly, PE, MNT, Mon. May 14, 1:30-3PM, $15/$12

Encaustics Art

Learn to make your own greeting cards using an ancient Egyptian art form. Heat colored wax by using a small iron and apply it to a heavy glassy paper. You’ll leave the class with 5 cards and an 8X10” picture. Supplies provided. Supply cost: $25, payable to instructor.

Thur., May 17, 1:00-4:00pm, $15/$12

Espanol for Beginner           

Que paso! In this introductory Spanish class you will learn phrases and vocabulary.  Practice pronunciation and have simple conversations with your classmates.  Printed learning materials are provided. Tue. June 4-July 17, 9-10AM, $48/$38

Beginning Voice Lessons

Enjoy singing with other while learning fundamental vocal skills. All experience levels are welcome. No book required.  Fri. May 14-25, 1:45-2:45pm, $24/$20

Music Theory

Class takes a closer look into how music is made.  Scale patterns, key signatures, intervals, chords, harmony and rhythm are explored.  After integration the mystery of music dissolves leaving space for expanding into how to play piano by ear, creating personal arrangements and having fun.  Fri., May 5-25, 10-11am, $24/$20

Living Options for 55+        

Retirement communities and 55+ active adult living options are popping up all around the Denver metro area and in every other city in the country. You may be asking: What are these places exactly? What do they offer me as a senior? And Where do I even begin?

Instructor: Larry Clarke, Certified Senior Housing Pro, Tue. June 5, 10:00AM-11:30AM, Free

Ink and Wash

Whether you like to draw or paint or both, this is the class for you. Learn to create bold contrast in your drawings and gradual light to dark in your paintings. Please bring one small bottle of India ink, paper and brushes. All experience levels welcome. Instructor: Jeff Simpson, Tue., June 4-25, 3:00-5:00PM, $44/$35

Beautiful Notecards

Create beautiful and unique notecards by using a hand-carved wood block stamp form India in this 1-day workshop. This is a unique and original DIY card making technique. Material fee: $30.00 payable to instructor. Instructor: Dawn Koschak, Thurs. June 7, 1:00-4:00 PM, $13/$10 OR Sat. June 9, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, $13/$10

Drawing Family Portraits

This class focuses on depicting an accurate likeness of the family faces through proportion and proper use of light and shadow. Bring a 2B or soft lead pencil, colored pencils, erasers, and a sketchbook to class.  Instructor: Jeff Simpson, Mon. June 4-25, 1:00-3:00PM, $44/$35

Figure Sculpture Class

Learn the art of figure sculpture with this new class using modeling clay, skeletons and sculpting tools. Material fee: $35 payable to instructor.  Instructor: Michael McGrath, Tue., June 5-July 10, 10:00AM-Noon, $72/$67

Malley Senior Recreation Center
3380 S Lincoln St, Englewood, CO 80113

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