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 ‘Rooted in Fun’ guide, call 303-205-7500. For additional info on our programs, visit www.rootedinfun.com
St. Patrick’s Dinner
Join your friends and family for corned beef, cabbage and all the trimmings on Thur. March 21st – Irish entertainment will follow dinner. Cost is $12, call 303-205-7500 to register.
Welcome to the AAC
Come to this monthly meet-n-greet and learn about all the fun things the Active Adult Center has to offer. Bring a friend and win a prize! This free meeting will be held on Monday, March 18th from 10-11am.
Write Your Own Will Class
You’ll complete a simple will, a living will, medical and financial power of attorney in this 4 hour class. Fee includes all materials, witnessing and notarizing. Register early as this class fills up fast. Class will be held on Wed. March 6th, cost is $125; call 303-205-7500 to register.
Do you have a stack of pictures hidden away somewhere? This agenda-free day will offer you a space filled with like-minded crafters and an abundance of materials to select from to creative a beautiful display for your photos. Scrapbooking tools are available for your use during class to be held on Sat. March 16th; cost is $7 + $10 supply fee, call 303-205-7500 to register.
A drum circle is one of the oldest forms of human gathering, celebration, and meditation benefiting your brain and body. In this class, you will learn the basics of hand drumming, connect with others through facilitated exercises, and discover self-expression through the art of drumming. Student drums are provided, but bringing your own instrument is encouraged! The next 4-week class begins Tuesday, March 5th; cost is $25. Call 303-205-7500 to sign up.
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “Bridge of Spies” will be shown on Thursday, March 28th at 1:00pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!
Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Fused Glass – 1 class; Sat. March 2nd – Cost is $16 + $24 supply fee
Pottery – 8 classes; March 19th – May 14th. Cost is $65 + $20 supply fee
This casual class is geared towards beginners, but also open to those with some experience. Learn how to play this beautiful instrument or improve on previous skills – strum, play chords, and eventually full songs! Bring your ukulele and a music stand. Next 6-week session begins Thursday, March 21st, cost is $36. Call 303-205-7500 to register or for more info.
Evening Fitness Classes
New! Energy Flow – 6 week session starts Mon. March 4th, 5:30-6:30pm. Cost is $41; reduced fee for SilverSneakers®
Qi Gong – 6 week session starts Wed. March 13th, 4:30-5:30pm. Cost is $41; reduced fee for SilverSneakers®
Yoga – 6 week session starts Wed. March 13th, 6-7pm. Cost is $38; reduced fee for SilverSneakers®
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.
Do you need some help navigating 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 ($45/hour).
Google Assist or Siri – 1 class; Wed. March 20th – AM class. Cost is $20
Smart Personal Assistants – 1 class; Wed. March 20th – PM class. Cost is $20
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.)
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
Japanese Bunka Embroidery – Thurs. 1-3pm (fee $3.00)
Genealogy Group – 3rd Thursdays 1:30-3pm
Booktalk –Thursday, March 28th, 10-11:30am; Book: “The Newcomers”
Pinochle – Every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:15pm
Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center (AAC)
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033