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RECCS U CLASSES                             *Register Now



Sandy Evans, avid guitarist & retired CMS teacher, will still lead the jam session

* September 23, 12:30-2:30

   Facing Life's Last Chapters Together

   -- Libby Bortz, mother, social worker & lifelong community advocate

   -- Patty Bortz, daughter, retired attorney & public school advocate

* September 30 & October 7, 12:30-2:30

   Genealogy: Digging Up Roots of Your Family Tree

   -- Carol Darrow, certified genealogist, returning presenter & author

* October 7, 9:30-11:30

   Out-of-the-Way Places in Colorado

   -- Bruce Caughey, travel author, returning presenter & Colorado native

* October 9, 12:30-2:30 

   Understanding DNA 

   -- Carol Darrow, certified genealogist, returning presenter & author


Click on RECCS U at top for details; register at CLASS REGISTRATION

   Classes meet at SARC14188 East Briarwood Avenue, Centennial 80112


Upcoming RECCS U Class Topics -- Registration opens in October

Oct. 29   Multimedia presentation of his book: Colorado Black on White

              -- John Fielder, Colorado's premier outdoor photographer

Nov. 4 & 18 The Rule of Law -- Mike Bender, retired Chief Justice, Colorado Supreme Court

Nov. 21   Photography -- Quade Smith, professional photographer




Backstage Tour of Botanic Gardens.  Private tour with guide, Larry Jackel (SHHS) of the garden greenhouses and more!  Minimum of 10 participants.  $17 pp  Meet at the gardens entrance at 9:50.

Lunch follows at the garden.  Registration for tour MUST be paid by September 23.  The $17 is the price for members as well as nonmembers.



Tour the CCIC, Cherry Creek Innovation Center.  Meet at ESC at 9:15 and climb aboard the big yellow bus which will return to ESC about 12:30 Tour cost including lunch TBA. 

 The CCIC is a stand-alone college and career preparedness facility.  The  curriculum is rooted in real-world skills and trade certifications ranging from the computer sciences to aviation to health sciences. This facility will offer students a new kind of bridge to college and viable, successful careers.



Visit The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum and enjoy a lunch in Golden

Meet at ESC at 9:00 to carpool to Golden. The museum has two floors in which it displays fossils, gemstones, meteorites, minerals and mining artifacts, including the Colorado lunar displays.  The museum acts as the Colorado state repository for mineral heritage. Take in over 15,000 square feet of rocks, minerals, and fossils.  See the Miss Colorado’s Crown containing over 600 gemstones and 21 diamonds.  Take yourself to Golden’s geologic past through the windows or hike the Bob Weimer trails and visit triceratops trackways.  Also enjoy the mining murals.


DECEMBER 23rd                                                                

 Lone Tree Arts Center 7:30 Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir

Handel’s Messiah and more!  10 seats have been reserved.

$35pp  Reservations must be paid for by December 9th.



Celebrate The Year of the Rat at The Empress Chinese Restaurant

2825 West Alameda Ave.  11:00

A table for ten has been reserved. Reserve your seat and bring a dollar

bill to feed the Lion Dancers!


It’s a Chocolate Flavored Valentine Celebration!  1:30

Meet at The Fremont Building (CCSD)  8000 South Chambers Rd. Centennial (South of Arapahoe RD. & Jordan Rd.)

Watch the movie “Chocolat” a British-American romantic comedy-drama

starring Johnny Depp & Juliette Binoche and enjoy coffee mocha, hot chocolate,

and chocolate home baked treats.


MARCH 14th

Celebrate Pi  3.14 !  We will listen to stories told by Cherry Creek Spellbinder Storytellers and eat pie on the 14th of the 3rd month.  Pi r square, but our pies will be round!

Meet at 1:00 at The High Line Clubhouse at 9200 South Cherry Creek South Drive. Specific directions to follow.  Meet at 1:00


APRIL 10th

 3:30!  Let’s make a RECCS Happy Hour at The Reccs Beer Garden located at

   2715 17th St Ste 103 Denver, CO 80211 Check out the website!                                                                               


MAY 27th

Scholarship Reception located at The Fremont Building..  Enjoy the fruits of our labor!  Meet and greet this year’s scholarship recipients.


Please reserve your place at all activities.  Some tickets must be paid in advance and others have a minimum.  Please contact Carole Smith at RECCSactivities@reccs.org

More information is available by calling Carole at 303-818-5248.  Please leave a message.