Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – April 2019
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
World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day
This informative celebration will be held on Sat. April 27th and will include interactive Tai Chi and Qi Gong demonstrations and refreshments. This is a FREE event but pre-registration is required, 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, April 15thth from 10-11am. RSVP by calling 303-205-7500.
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. This class will be held on Sat. April 27th, cost is $125 per person; call 303-205-7500 to register.
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, April 30th; cost is $25, reduced fee for SilverSneakers. Call 303-205-7500 to sign up.
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “The Secret Life of Bees” will be shown on Thursday, April 25th at 1:00pm. Come early to learn about honeybees and beekeeping. No RSVP needed, just show up!
Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Fused Glass – 1 class; Sat. April 27th – Cost is $16 + $24 supply fee
Evening Fitness Classes
Energy Flow- 6-week session starts Mon. April 15th, 5:30-6:30pm. Cost is $41; reduced fee for SilverSneakers®
Zumba- 6-week session starts Tues. April 16th, 6-7pm. Cost is $36; reduced fee for SilverSneakers®
Qi Gong- 6-week session starts Wed. April 24th, 4:30-5:30pm. Cost is $41; reduced fee for SilverSneakers®
Yoga- 6-week session starts Wed. May 1st, 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).
Grocery Deliver Class – 1 class; Wed. April 17th – cost is $20.
Smart Speakers Class – 1 class; Fri. April 19th – 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
Write & Share – 4th Tuesdays, (April 23rd) 2-3:30pm
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, April 25th, 10-11:30am; Book: “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Pinochle – Every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:15pm
Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center (AAC)
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033