The MAC For Active Adult Lifestyles – July 2015

History of Denver Streets
Wednesday, July 22, 1:30-3 pm
Join Phil Goodstein author of “Denver Streets: Names, Numbers, Locations, Logic” as he explains the fascinating way Denver streets were named and numbered. Register with payment ($5) by 7/20.

Free Summer Concert Series
Join us for an evening of entertainment for the whole family at McIlvoy Park, 5750 Upham St.  Sponsored by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, Apex Park & Recreation District Foundation, Prospect Recreation & Park District, Sooper Credit Union, Craft Carousel Gift Shop, Gardens at St. Elizabeth, Arvada Festivals Commission, Life Care Centers of America, City of Arvada Parks, and the Friends of the Concerts. In case of rain, the concerts move to the Community Recreation Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd.

  • 7 pm, Thursday, July 9, Lois Lane & The Super Cowboys (Country Western), bring canned food this evening for the Arvada Food Bank collection.
  • 7 pm, Thursday, July 16, BackFlash (Rock and Roll)
  • 7 pm, Thursday, July 23, William and the Romantics (Big Band Swing, Jazz)
  • 7 pm, Thursday, July 30, Groove Nation Orchestra (Variety Dance Band)

Zumba Gold
Wednesdays, ongoing, 12:45-1:30 pm
Exercise to a Latin beat from a chair. You will be surprised what a workout you get. Drop-in fee $3.50 ($4.50 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneaker card.

Joey’s Friendly Yoga
Tuesday, July 21-August 25, 1-2 pm
Both beginners and continuing students can gain the benefits of yoga, including improved strength, balance, flexibility and posture, while quieting the mind. Register in advance, $48 ($58 non-res.). Discount available for SilverSneakers.

Introduction to SilverSneakers
Thursday, July 23, 9-10 am
Learn about SilverSneakers at the Community Recreation Center. We walk you through the paperwork, give you a facility tour, and explain the program benefits. Only certain Medicare Supplemental plans offer SilverSneakers, you are welcome to call Lynn (303) 425-9583 to see if you are eligible.

Art Classes:

  • Tuesday Painting (mixed media), July 21-August 25,12:30-3 pm, $43 ($52 non-res.).
  • Pastels & Drawing Studio, Mon., August 3-24, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Pastels Level II, Wed., August 5-26, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).
  • Watercolor Studio, Thurs., August 6-27, 6:30-8:30 pm, $52 ($62 non-res.).

Bunco Bash
Thursday, August 6, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 8/4, with payment $4.

Navigating Healthcare Choices
Monday, July 27, 1-2 pm
Join Patsy Barnes, author of “Discussions: A Guide to Navigating Healthcare Choices” to help prepare you to make good medical decisions in case of a chronic or terminal illnesses. Register in advance, $3($4 non-res.).

Computer Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting.  July topics include Computer Basics, Windows, Word Processing, Clean Up Your Computer, Digital Photo Editing, Scanners, PowerPoint, Publisher, and One-on-One Personal Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Book Club
Wednesday, July 8, 1 pm
Review the book “What Alice Forgot” by Liane Moriarty.

Understanding Medicare Advantage Plans
Monday, July 13, 7-8 pm
What are the differences, advantages and things to be aware of in choosing between Medicare supplemental plans and a Medicare Advantage Plan? Presented by Centura Health Links.  Free, but register in advance.


The MAC is jointly owned and operated by the City of Westminster and the Hyland Hills Parks and Recreation District.
The MAC Welcomes All Adults
The MAC For Active Adult Lifestyles welcomes adults age 21 and better to participate in classes, fitness/wellness activities, educational programs, seminars and special events. The MAC trip program provides transportation to theatre/music performances, sporting events, hiking locations, area restaurants, and a multitude of local attractions. Don’t miss out on the award-winning opportunities specifically geared for adults age 21 and better at The MAC!
The MAC
3295 W. 72nd Ave.
Westminster, CO
303-426-4310


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