Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Aug. 2017

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.

48th Annual Carnation Festival
Come one and all to enjoy the festivities! Friday and Saturday, August 11th & 12 will include Music, Food, Midway booths and fun for all ages. The Festival is held at Anderson Park, 44th Ave and Field in Wheat Ridge.

Hot Dog! It’s the Hot Tomatoes!
Join us for Hot Dogs and Root Beer Floats at the last ‘Performance in the Park’ concert of the summer on Wed. August 2nd. Cost for food is $8 but the music is free! Concert will be held at Anderson Park, 44th and Field. Pre-registration for food is required; call 303-205-7500.

CSC Meet and Greet
Come find out more about Colorado Senior Connection and how they connect seniors with many important resources and services on Thur. August 3rd – this is a free workshop but please call 303-205-7500 to register.

Grab your fishing pole and head to the hills with us as we try to catch that big one! Each month this summer we will set out for a different fishing destination. Our next trip will be Monday, Aug. 14th, cost $18; to register or for more info call 303-205-7500.

Movie Matinee
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “Going in Style” will be shown on Thursday, Aug. 31st at 1pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!

PWR Moves – Parkinson’s Fitness Class
Moves 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.

Zumba Evening Class
Enjoy a great workout to great music every Tuesday from Aug. 1st-Sept. 12th from 6-7pm. Cost is $36; reduced fee for Wheat Ridge SilverSneakers. Call 303-205-7500 to register.

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.
Camera, Phone or Tablet One-on-One – receive a private 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $35/hour
Computer Tutoring One-on-One – receive a private 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $35/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.

Time to Go Hiking
On August 11th we’re headed to RMNP to tackle Fern Falls then on August 22nd we’ll venture to Mueller State Park. Cost for each hike is $18. Call 303-205-7500 to register or to get a copy of the “Take a Hike” guide. Not quite up for a hike? Try our Ramblers walking group! The Ramblers head out every Thursday to a different walking destination ($6 each) call 303-205-7500 for more info.

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.)
Low Vision Support Group – 3rd Tuesdays (Aug. 15th) 1:30-2:30pm – Free
Write & Share –4th Tuesdays (Aug. 22nd) 2-3:30pm – Bring your stories or poems!
Krafty Needles Knit & Crochet Group – Every Tuesday 9:30-11am
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, 1-3:30pm
Genealogy Group – Will not meet again until September
Booktalk –4th Thursdays –10-11:30am – No meeting in August
Pinochle – Every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:30pm
NEW! Canasta – 2nd Fridays from 1-3:30pm

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

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