Malley Senior Recreation Center – Sept. 2023

Drop- In
Craft & Community 41760611 9/11-11/27 M 1:00-3:00 p.m. $17/$14 
Open Paint Studio 41761411 9/5-11/28 T 1:00-3:00 p.m. $17/$14 
Drop-In Woodcarving 41762512 9/6-11/29 W 2:00-4:00 p.m. $17/$14 
Bingo 41450711 9/14 Th 1:00-2:00 p.m. FREE

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
9/29 F 9a-4p $58/$46 41760111

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
9/5-10/10 Tu 10am-NOON 41760411 $72/$67
9/6-10/18 W 10am-NOON 41760511 $72/$67 (No class on 10/11)
9/6-10/18 W 4:30-6:30pm 41760513 $72/$67 (No class on 10/11)

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)

Open Paint Studio
Come together with folks from the community to work on a painting. Whether you are an amateur or an expert, open studio welcomes you. This program is a student led workshop and does not have an instructor. Students bring personal supplies for open studio.
9/5-11/28 Tu 1-3p.m. 41761411 $17/$14

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
9/8-29 F 1-2pm 41460811 $27/$22

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

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!
9/8 F 41462211 3-5:00 p.m. $25/$20

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
9/6-10/11 W 10 a.m.- noon 41465011 $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
9/15 F 10 a.m.-NOON 41461211 Free, Registration Required

Senior Medicare Patrol
The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) empowers and assists Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers. This class offers information to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud as well as errors and abuse. Colorado Senior Medicare Patrol: 888-696-7213 /
Location: MRC
9/8 F 9 -11 a.m. 41461411 Free, Registration Required

Feed Your Brain: Nutrition for Concentration & Focus
Foster brain health at any age, how to combat periodic brain fog, and gain tools to sharpen concentration & focus. This class will also spotlight tricks to combat irritability and moodiness. Instructor: Kelly Andis (Natural Grocers)
9/28 Th 1:00-2:30 p.m. 41460511 $7/$5 MRC

New! Orthopedic Joint Inflammation & Care- Swedish maria D.
Join a Physician from Swedish Medical Center to learn more about the causes, symptoms, treatment options, and basics behind joint inflammation.
9/11 M 41461911 12:30-1:30 $7/$5

New! Alzheimer’s Association Education: Healthy Living for your Brain & Body
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Presenter: Representative with Alzheimer’s Association
9/13 W 41462311 1-2:00 p.m.

Jumpstart Healthy Habits
Making a lasting behavior change is rarely a simple process. It usually involves a significant amount of time, effort, and emotion—but success is often worth it. Come learn about steps you can take to help you age happily and healthfully. Sponsored Presenter: Ben Torrez, Humana
9/25 M 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 41450811 $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
9/14 Th 1:30-3:00 p.m. 41460111 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
9/26 Tu 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 41460411 $15/$12

Wills, Trusts & Power of Attorney
Planning for potential disability or death can offer peace of mind, reduce burdens on loved ones and help to leave a legacy. Explore available tools including power of attorney advance medical directives, wills, and trusts. The probate process and long-term considerations will also be addressed. Presenter: Ryan Scott of BC Scott Law
9/18 M 10-11:30 a.m. 414611 $7/$5

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
9/11 M 9am-4pm 42060311 $25/$20
9/18 M 9am-4pm 42060312 $25/$20

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.
9/26 Rockies vs. L.A. Dodgers Tu 12:15-6 p.m. 42060711 $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.
9/6 W 12:45pm- 5:30pm 42060111 $30/$25

Majestic Rocky Mountain National Park Bus Tour
Immerse yourself in the wilderness, wildlife, and wonder of Rocky Mountain National Park! Explore the breathtaking landscapes of the Rocky Mountains with a guided tour by bus! Dave Lively of Lively Tours & Talks will guide this tour and share his vast knowledge and expertise of the park. Catch a glimpse of the inspiring views of the 14,259’ Long’s Peak and explore hidden narratives of the Native Americans and pioneer settlers that made this area home. This tour will include transportation, trip escort, guided tour, and box lunch.
9/22 F 8am-6pm 42060611 $86/$72

Beautiful Boreas Pass Scenic Drive & Lunch-Breckenridge
The miners of Colorado once chased gold with a pan. Join Malley as we chase gold on the bus… with cameras! Grab a chance to view the golden shades of yellow and orange throughout Boreas Pass as we reach 11,493’ in elevation at the highest point. From there, we will take some time to roam Breckenridge and enjoy lunch on your own in town.
9/14 Th 8am-5pm 42061911 $44/$37

Autumn Artistry-Peak to Peak Scenic Drive, Estes Park & CO Cherry Company- Lyons
Established in 1918, the Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway is Colorado’s oldest scenic byway, and a fan favorite for viewing the artistry of autumn. We will take I the sights on this drive, stop in Estes Park for some free time to roam and grab a lunch bite on your own, and then swing by the Colorado Cherry Company in Lyons for some pie.
9/25 M 8am-5pm 42061211 $48/$40

Museo de las Americas Art Museum & Lunch- Denver
Museo de las Americas is the premier Latin American Art Museum in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in the heart of the historic Santa Fe Arts District, Museo has been promoting and celebrating the artistic and cultural achievements of Latinos for three decades and is still going strong. We will visit this museum and view the art and follow the visit up with lunch at Taco de Mexico, a family-owned Mexican restaurant in Denver with authentic food and rave reviews. Lunch is on your own.
9/12 Tu 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 42060411 $36/$30

Crazy Hair Alpacas Farm Tour & Lunch- Franktown/ Castle Rock
Andrea Blocher and her son started their farm of alpacas in 2018 on a farm in Franktown and have since grown to 22 alpacas since. Crazy Hair Alpacas breeds, shows the animals, and also processes the fiber into several different products including yarn, as well as felted and woven products.
We will do a 30-minute tour of the farm and follow up with lunch at Castle Café in Castle Rock. Lunch is on your own. Menu price range is $7-$26.
9/16 Sa 10:30a.m. -3:00 p.m. 42061311 $51/$42

Sprout City Farms tour (Denver Green School) & Zaidy’s Deli & Bakery- Denver
The Denver Green School Community Farm is a one-acre organic vegetable farm established in the spring of 2011 on the grounds of the Denver Green School in partnership with Denver Public Schools. Sprout City Farms set a big precedent partnering with the public school district to host a production farm on school grounds and supply the kitchen with the food grown. The farm produces an average of 10,000 pounds of food per year and feeds the community and local schools. We will tour this farm and learn more about this organization and all the good they offer, and head to lunch afterwards. Menu price range $9-$20, lunch is on your own.
9/28 Th 10:00am-3pm 42061711 $56/$46

Gaetano’s- Dinner- Denver
Experience Gaetano’s old school, authentic Italian food! Cozy up to the bar and enjoy a classic gangster cocktail and soak up the retro ambiance and historic vibes of Denver’s former mobster headquarters. Menu Price Range is $10-$42
9/7 Th 4:30-7:30pm 42062011 $18/$15

Sushi Katsu-Dinner- Greenwood Village
Explore fresh, quality sushi and Japanese dishes. Menu options include a wide variety of soups, salads (including a house favorite with delicious ginger carrot dressing), appetizers, nigiri, a variety of sushi rolls and desserts! Option for all you can eat sushi is $31. Menu price range: $15-$40
9/21 Th 4:30-7:30pm 42062111 $18/$15

Monday Night Football Party
Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? Join us for some grub and kickoff the fall football season in style! Gametime menu includes green chili, cornbread, & dessert. Wear your favorite team gear, as we start the season with the Buffalo Bills vs New York Jets.
9/11 M 5:30-9:00 p.m. $7

Senior Safety Symposium
Join a full day of programs and activities that will focus on personal safety, mental and overall health, fraud detection and prevention and much more! Guest experts will present on various topics. Lunch provided. Space is limited. Free registration is required. Call 303.762.2660 for more information and to register.
9/20 W 10am-3pm

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