Malley Senior Recreation Center – Sept. 2018

“Back to School” for Seniors Event
Wed., Sept. 5, 1:30-3:30pm, FREE

The children are back in school, so why not those 55+?  Join us for this throwback adventure and check out what the Malley Recreation Center has to offer.  Starting off with an assembly, then off to a few classes, a trip to the “cafeteria” and then some physical education, you are bound to have a good time.  Call 303-762-2660 to sign-up.  Sponsored in part by: Aetna & Allegiance Home Care

Opening a Can of Worms, Monday, 9/17, 1:30pm, Tickets $6

Starting almost anything in life requires a catalyst, whether it’s a brilliant idea, a difficult phone call or opening a can of worms. Talking about how individual want to age is no different. Join us for a heartfelt, humorous and candid discussion about choosing how we want to age and the many options out there. It’s about choices and sharing those with the ones you love. Getting the conversation started is hard, let this conversation be your can opener.

Oktoberfest Lunch
Wednesday, October 10, 11:30AM
Tickets are $9 in advance, $11 the day of the event.

Help kickoff the world’s largest celebration and it’s not just for German’s anymore.  Celebrate this traditional 16-day autumn festival Malley style!  Enjoy a warm brat, Latke potatoes, a Brezel and delicious dessert.  Then sit back and enjoy some German entertainment.  You won’t want to miss out on the fun afternoon! Sponsored in part by: Preferred Senior Solutions Team & Aetna


Learn about the art of leatherworking including what tools to use.  All skill levels welcome and students can expect to end the class with beautiful designs. Material fee: $50 payable to instructor.  Tues., Sept. 25-Oct. 30, 10AM-Noon,  $72/$67

Social Ballroom

Learn to perform ballroom dance steps with style!  Incorporating how to move around the dance floor, proper placement of hands and arms, how to tie steps together, and specific footwork.  You will practice with Latin and American style dances.  A new dance is taught each month. Aug. – Waltz, Sept.. – Swing, Instructor: Lila Horton, Mondays, 3-4:30PM,  $45/$38, $5/daily drop-in, SilverSneakers eligible.

Acrylic Pour Painting

This is painting with a twist. No paint brushes needed. In each workshop you will learn a different technique. We provide the supplies and walk you through the process.  Material fee of $30 per class, payable to instructor. September-Dirty pour & flip cup; October-Advanced swiping; November-Vinyl record clock. St., Sept. 22, 10AM-Noon, $13/$10


Learn to make your own greeting cards using an ancient Egyptian art form that involves heating colored was with a small iron and applying it to a heavy glossy paper. You’ll leave the class with 5 different cards and an 8 X 10” picture. Material fee: $25 payable to the instructor

Tue., Sept. 18, 9:30AM-12:30PM, $15/$12  

Continuing Bridge Lessons  

Take your Bridge playing to the next level.  This class is designed for those who have been learning the game for a while and want a new challenge.  Class includes instruction on play and defense, bidding skills, some lecture and supervised playing. Wed. Sept. 5-Oct. 10, 10AM-Noon, $57/$46

Water Bath Canning

Canning is not just something your grandmother used to do, so come learn the art of canning fruit and veggies! We will discuss the difference in acid and low acid food and the best method to preserve them. How to reserve fruits and veggies to enjoy throughout the year with no preservatives. Great for those who have food allergies or sensitivity to processed food. Learn the basics of canning, the equipment needed, how to prepare the fruit, the canning process and other tips. You will take home a jar of fresh preserves. Jams and jellies make wonderful homemade gifts. Material fee: $10.00 payable to instructor. Sat., Sept. 15, 9:30am-12:30pm,  $15/$12

Communicating with Adult Children

Are you prepared for the next evolution in your relationship with your adult children? Relationships evolve and change just like people, but navigating those changes aren’t always easy. Complex family dynamics, blended families, and changing social norms impact both the choices we make how we communicate them. Join us for a poignant and candid conversation concerning communicating with adult children as you age. Instructor: Kim Evans, Senior Real Estate Specialist, Tues., Sept. 18, 6-8PM, Free

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

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