Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center
Please pre-register where necessary. All events and classes are held at the AAC unless otherwise noted.
If you would like to be mailed a copy of our ‘Possibilities’ newsletter, call 303-205-7500.
The Lone Star of Leadville
Gail Lindley will present the fascinating true story of how frontier marshal Mart Duggan helped tame the rowdy town of Leadville in the late 1800’s. Join brothel owner Mollie May, in bringing a part of Leadville history to light. A cowboy inspired lunch will be served. This fun event will be held on Thursday, July 19th; cost is $8, call 303-205-7500 to sign up.
In this class, learn the basics of hand drumming, connect with others through facilitated exercises, and discover self-expression. Student drums are provided, but bringing your own is encouraged! The next session (4 classes) starts on Tuesday July 31st; 9-10am, cost is $25, reduced price for SilverSneakers members.
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “The Post” will be shown on Thursday, July 26th at 1:00pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!
Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Facetted Bead & Chain Necklace & Earrings– 1 class; Monday, July 23rd. Cost is $10 + $10 supply fee
Pottery – 6 classes; Tues. July 17- Aug. 21. Cost is $50 + $17 supply fee
PWR Moves – Parkinson’s Fitness Class
Certified Instructor Stephanie Uszacki leads this class that starts off with foundational moves and progresses through building endurance, strength and flexibility. Caregivers are welcome to attend and assist. This drop-in class is held every Tuesday from 1-2pm, cost is $3.50 or free to Wheat Ridge SilverSneaker® cardholders.
Ramblers Walking Group
Are you looking for great destinations, or hidden gems for a quick stroll around the metro area? Every Thursday the Ramblers set out at 8:30am to different parks. The cost for each trip is $6 which includes van transportation and a driver/escort. This group is geared toward beginner/intermediate walkers! Call 303-205-7500 for more info.
Are you confused about your camera, computer, cell phone or tablet? Makan Tabrizi is our gadget guru and can help get you up to speed. Call 303-205-7500 to schedule a One-on-One tutoring session with him ($40/hour).
Dance, Dance, Dance
The Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center offers a wide variety of ongoing dance classes which include: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Tap; Belly Dancing, Hula, Ballroom, Zumba and Western Line Dancing. Call 303-205-7500 for more information.
Special Interest Drop-In Groups (Drop-in fees $2 unless otherwise noted)
Duplicate Bridge – Every Monday 12-3:45pm, bring a partner (fee $2.50 ea.)
Write & Share –4th Tuesdays (July 24th) 2-3:30pm – Bring your stories or poems!
Friends in Stitches – Knit & Crochet Group – Every Tuesday 9:30-11:30am
Social Bridge – Every Tuesday, 12:40-3:45pm
Smile-Hi Healing Laughter – Every Tuesday, 12:15-1:15pm
Silversmith Lab – Every Wednesday, 9-12noon
Woodcarvers Guild – Every Wednesday, 1-3:45pm
Genealogy Group – Will meet again in September
Booktalk –Thursday, 10-11:30am – July 26th – Make book selections for next year
Pinochle – Every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:15pm
Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center (AAC)
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033