Activities

Youth, Family & Community Activities

To register, or for more information contact The Matthews House Community Life Center at 970-449-5191

Sports & Athletics

 

Basketball

Wednesdays 6pm-8pm  |  The Matthews House CLC

Whether you’re an individual, bring a friend, or come as a group, anyone aged 13 and older are welcome to join our Pick-up Basketball Games every week. No experience is necessary, just a desire to shoot hoops and connect with friends in a sportsmanship valued environment.

Drop-in style; co-ed; ages 13+

 

Zumba

Wednesdays & Fridays 5pm-6pm  |  The Matthews House CLC

Get in shape while you move to Latin rhythms! This activity is open to all ages, abilities and experience levels. It’s always a PARTY with Zumba! Offered twice a week by popular demand! Come join!

Recreation

 

Rincon de Cuentos/ Story Corner

Every Wednesday 11:30-12:30 pm (Starts in February)  |  The Matthews House CLC

Books, puppets, songs, children’s stories, crafts, and much more! This story time in Spanish is open to everybody, so come and learn with us! Presented by Poudre River Public Library.

 

Latin Rhythms

Monday & Thursdays (weekly) 5pm-6pm  |  The Matthews House CLC

You know that Latin dances are amongst the most fun, so come and join us while we learn all sorts of dances ranging from festive dances from various regions of Mexico, to tropical rhythms like salsa, bachata and merengue!! Don’t be shy! Come alone or bring a friend! This is a free class and you are guaranteed to have fun! No experience necessary.

This fun and lively dance class is open to youth 13 -18 years of age.

Family Wellness

 

Family to Family Transition Facilitation

This program is offered to families with children between 0-18 years old. You will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with one of our Transition Facilitators and they will assist you with navigating the various resources in town. Whether you need one time assistance or on-going assistance we can tailor your experience to your needs. Please call 970-449-5191 to schedule an appointment.

 

Game Day!

Tuesdays 6-7pm  –  starting 01/07/2014  |  The Matthews House CLC

Are you a father? If yes, then come be a part of this new community group! The first meeting will introduce you to the vision of this group, other fathers and a whole new way of looking at fatherhood! Snacks and child activities will be provided!

Education

 

H2 Homework Helpers

Daily starting 01/20 – 05/09  –  4pm-6pm

This is an after-school educational enrichment program for students K-12 who would benefit from small-group or private tutoring. Our wonderful tutors will facilitate fun and engaging educational activities, and we will provide snacks and drop-in-style activities for the kiddos when they finish with homework or need a quick mental break! The program is free, and it’s fun and open to the community! Check with us as many schools within PSD offer transportation directly to The Matthews House CLC.

If students are younger than 8 years old their guardians must stay on site. No sessions during school closures The Matthews House CLC

 

“MustHave” Computer Skills

Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm  –  01/28 – 03/20 (8 weeks)  |  The Matthews House CLC

You know everything is now on-line! If you feel behind, now is the time to catch up. In this class you will learn about computer security, how to use email and the Internet; and how to create, edit, and save documents. Please call (970) 449-5191 to register. If you are not able to attend registration or enrollment, please call to arrange a time to meet with the instructor. We are adding participants on-going.

 

Open Computer Lab

Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  –  01/28 – 03/20 (8 weeks)  |  The Matthews House CLC

Computers and knowledgeable assistance waiting to help you with your computer projects, check your email and Facebook, work on your resume, search for a job or housing.

Open to everyone, drop–ins welcome.

 

My Next Job

Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm – 01/28 – 02/06 (4 weeks)  |  The Matthews House CLC

n this free four week class you will explore your interests and skills, match those talents to the current job market, and create a job search plan. You will also learn about resume writing, interviewing techniques and job search strategies. Don’t get left behind!

Note enrollment will be held January 7th and 9th, 2:00-3:30pm. Please call (970) 449-5191 to register. If you are not able to attend registration or enrollment, please call to arrange a time to meet with the instructor. We are adding participants on-going.

 

GED Preparation Course

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9am-11am  –  01/14 – 05/01  |  The Matthews House CLC
No classes March 17-21, 2014

Together with Front Range Community College Center for Adult Learning, we offer GED Preparation and basic reading, writing, and math classes to adults 17 and older. Come and join us in a friendly and motivating environment and get ready to test for your GED! Activities will be provided for your young children while you learn!

Note placement evaluations will be held January 7th and 8th, 9am-11am. Please call (970) 449-5191 to register and to schedule the evaluation. If you are not able to attend registration or enrollment, please call to arrange a time to meet with the instructor. We are adding participants on-going”.

 

Learn English With Us!

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9am-11am  –  01/14 – 05/01 The Matthews House CLC
No classes March 17-21, 2014

 

ESL – This class is designed for beginning level English language learners with a focus on English needed for everyday life situations such as health, employment, shopping, housing, and other life skills. Students will work on improving their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English. Come and have fun with us while we learn how to speak English in a small group setting! This program is free and open to the community. There will be a small fee for the course book required. Activities will be provided for your young children while you learn!

To register for GED and ESL please call the Center for Adult Learning at 970-204-8181 and request the CLC classes.