Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – April, 2014

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.

Hell on Wheels
Join local author, Dick Kreck, as he shares tales from his most recent book, Hell on Wheels. The wildest of the wild, wild west were the towns that sprang up during construction of the Union Pacific Railroad. These wicked settlements were so raucous, so crime-ridden that they were dubbed Òhell on wheels.Ó This event will be held on Thursday, April 17th – cost $6; call 303-205-7500 to register.

Beginning Bridge Class
This is a 10-week course for the absolute beginning bridge player. You will play a bridge hand at the very first lesson. Come learn the updated version of the Standard American Bidding System and have fun doing it! Classes will be held on Thurdays April 24- July 3; cost is $48, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Movie Matinee
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “The Book Thief” will be shown Thurs. April 24th at 1pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!

Outdoor Recreation
April wraps up our ski season and begins the hiking season! A $16 trip fee covers transportation and an escort/driver from the AAC. Last ski trips are Tues, Apr. 1st to Winter Park and Wed, April 9th to Copper Mtn. First hike of the season is a Mystery Hike on Wed. April 30th, call 303-205-7500 for more info.

Readers Theater
Want to act? But donÕt want to memorize? Then join ReaderÕs Theatre Troupe. This is the place to enhance or discover your talent! No experience necessary. The next 6-week class will begin April 16th. Cost is $17, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Aging Wisely – New Age Fitness
This informative class will be held on Tues. April 29th at 1:30pm, cost is $5- please pre-register by calling 303-205-7500.

Computer Classes

  • Intermediate iPad – 2 classes, Tu/Th April 15 & 17 – $30 Ð call 303-205-7500 to register
  • Twitter – 1 class, May 14th- $15 Ð call 303-205-7500 to register
  • Camera or Tablet One-on-One – get a 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $20/hour
  • Computer Tutoring One-on-One – get a 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $20/hour

Art Classes

Life Drawing – 6 classes; Fri, starts April 11th from 1-3pm. $45 + $10 supply fee

You Can See It, You Can Draw It – 6 classes; Fri, starts Apr. 11th from 9:30-11:30. $45 + $15 supply fee

Handmade Cards with Karen – 1 class; Thursday, April 10th from 1-3pm – $10 + $10 supply fee

Jewelry with Karen – 1 class; Thursday, April 24th from 1-3pm – $10 + supply fees $10-$20
depending on the project(s) you choose.

Ongoing Pastel – 6 classes; Mondays, April 28th-June 6th from 1-3pm -$50 + $15 supply fee
Coffee & Canvas – 1 class; April 14th from 10am-12noon – $25.

Pottery – 8 classes; Tuesdays, new 8-week class begins May 20th from 1-3pm. Ð $53 + $10 supply fee

Japanese Bunka – 6 classes; Thursdays, starting May 1st from 1-3pm. $29 + kit cost

Additional Exercise

Please call 303-205-7500 to pre-register.
Qi Gong – new 6-week class begins Wed, April 23rd at 4:30pm; cost is $39 or $22 for SilverSneakers.

Yoga – new 6-week class begins Wed., April 23rd at 6pm; cost is $36 or $19 for SilverSneakers.

R& R Yoga – new 6-week class begins Thursday, April 24th at 6pm; cost is $36 or $19 for SilverSneakers.

Foam Roller Exercise – new 6-week class begins Friday, April 25th; cost is $39 or $22 for SilverSneakers.

Dance, Dance, Dance

The Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center offers a wide variety of ongoing dance classes to include: Beginner, Basic and Advanced Tap; Belly Dancing, Hula and Ballroom Dance. Call 303-205-7500 for more information.


Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO  80033
303-205-7500

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