May 2013 Listings
Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
To receive a complete listing of all of our wonderful programs, call us and we’ll mail you a copy of our “Possibilities” activities guide. All ages are welcome to participate in these programs. Please pre-register where necessary.
Poker Walk & Picnic Breakfast
Enjoy a morning walk along the greenbelt followed by breakfast and prizes! All this fun takes place on Wed. May 29th at Prospect Park, 44th & Robb Street in Wheat Ridge. Cost is $3.50 or free to Wheat Ridge SilverSneaker cardholders. Pre-register by calling 303-205-7500.
Local Author Series: “Seesaw 1942”
World War II shaped our lives in so many ways. Learn about some of the specific battles and actions that contributed to the final outcome of the war. This presentation will be on Friday, May 17th; cost is $5, call 303-205-7500 to reserve your spot.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Call 303-205-7500 to register for these upcoming gardening classes.
Patio Planters – Bring your own pot and leave with a beautiful planter! 1 class – Monday, May 6th; $16
Plant Your Wagon – Bring a wagon, we’ll supply the rest! 1 class – Monday, May 20th; $16
Brain Fitness Orientation
Come find out what the Brain Fitness Program is all about in this hour long presentation to be held on Friday, May 3rd at 12noon. The presentation is free but please pre-register by calling 303-205-7500.
Beginning Brain Gym
In this 8-week class you will learn new exercises each week to help improve your concentration, memory, balance, focus and attention. New session starts Sat. May 11th – cost is $34 or $8 for Wheat Ridge SilverSneaker cardholders. Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Aging Wisely – When Every Day is a Challenge
Elaine Feldhaus from Senior Reach will focus on challenges and solutions to everyday problems many seniors are dealing with. This class will be held on Tues. May 21st, cost is $5- please pre-register by calling 303-205-7500.
Upcoming Computer Classes
Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Twitter – 1 class; Thursday, May 9 – $15
Basic Computer Skills – 2 classes; Tues/Thurs, May 10 & 17 – $30
Buy and Sell on Craigslist- 1 class; Sat. May 18 – $15
Beginning Windows – 4 classes; Wednesdays, May 22, 29, June 5 & 12 – $50
Facebook – 2 classes; Mon/Wed, June 10 &12 – $30
Take a Hike!
Join the Wheat Ridge 50+ hikers as we kick off the hiking season with an easy hike on Wednesday, April 24th with a trek on Coal Creek Trail. To sign up for the hike ($16) or to request a complete schedule of our upcoming hikes, call 303-205-7500.
Special Interest Drop-In Groups (drop-in fee $2)
Low Vision Support Group – 3rd Tuesdays (May 18th) 1:30-2:30pm
Write & Share – 3rd Tuesdays (May 18th) 2-3:30pm
Laughter Yoga – Every Tuesday – 12:15-1:15pm
Silversmith Lab – Every Wednesday, 9-12noon
Woodcarvers Guild – Every Wednesday, 1-3:45pm
Booktalk – May 23rd – 10-11:30am – Book: “Look Again”
Genealogy Genies – 3rd Thursdays (May 16th) 9-10:30am
Computer Lab – Monday- Friday – 8:30am-12pm & 1:30-3:30pm