Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Aug. 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.

Carnation Festival and Zopp Italian Circus
Mark your calendar for the 45th annual Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival – Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15th and 16th from 4-11pm at Anderson Park at 44th and Field. Fireworks both nights at dark. Zopp Italian Circus performance tickets are also available. For more info visit: http://www.thecarnationfestival.com/

Ice Cream Social in the Park
Cool down with some yummy ice cream before the last free concert of the summer featuring the Hot Tomatoes at Anderson Park, 44th and Field. Call to register, $4.

Movie Matinee
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” will be shown Thurs. August 28th at 1pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!

Outdoor Recreation
It’s hiking season! On August 21st we’re headed to Rocky Mountain National Park to the Allespark/Calypso Cascade area. A $16 trip fee covers transportation and an escort/driver from the AAC. For a complete hiking schedule call 303-205-7500.

Aging Wisely – Who’s Driving Miss Daisy?
What can you do when driving is no longer an option? What ride arrangements are available? This informational class will be held on Tues. August 26th at 1:30pm, cost is $5- please pre-register by calling 303-205-7500.

Bull Durham Casino Trip
Join us for a trip up to the Bull Durham Casino on Wed. August 6th; cost is $9 call 303-205-7500 to register.

Mad Russian Golf Outing
Come along with us to Johnstown for a fun day of golf. Your $19 fee includes transportation, tee times and prize pool; cost for 9 holes of golf, cart, etc. on your own. Call 303-205-7510 for more info.

Computer Classes

  • Camera or Tablet One-on-One – receive a private 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $20/hour
  • Computer Tutoring One-on-One – receive a private 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $20/hour

Art Classes

  • Handmade Cards with Karen – 1 class; Thursday, August 14th from 1-3pm – $10 + $10 supply fee
  • Jewelry with Karen – 1 class; Thursday, August 28th from 1-3pm – $10 + supply fees $10 – $20
  • Ongoing Pastel – new 6-week class starts Monday, August 11th – $50 + $15 supply fee

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.

Special Interest Drop-In Groups (drop-in fee $2)

  • Low Vision Support Group – 3rd Tuesdays (Aug. 19th) 1:30-2:30pm – free
  • Write & Share – 3rd Tuesday (Aug. 19th) 2-3:30pm
  • Krafty Needles, Knit & Crochet Group – Every Tuesday 9:30-11am
  • Social Bridge – Every Tuesday, 12:40-3:45pm
  • Laughter Yoga – Every Tuesday, 12:15-1:15pm
  • Silversmith Lab – Every Wednesday, 9-12noon
  • Woodcarvers Guild – Every Wednesday, 1-3:30pm
  • Genealogy Genies – Will return in September
  • Booktalk – Thursday, August 28th 10-11:30am – Choosing books for the upcoming year
  • Computer Lab – Monday-Friday from 8:30am-12pm & 1:30-3:30pm (unless class is scheduled)
  • Pinochle – Every Friday from 12pm to 3:30pm

Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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