Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Aug. 2018
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.
Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival
Stop by the 49th Annual Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival Friday-Sunday, August 10th-12th. The festival is held at 44th & Field St! Enjoy Live Bands, Fine Arts, Carnival, Parade, Fireworks & more.
Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Bead Soup Memory Wire Bracelet– 1 class; Monday, Aug. 20th. Cost is $10 + $10 supply fee
Portrait of Your Pet – 2 classes; Monday & Thursday, Aug 6th & 9th. Cost is $55
Portrait of Your Pet – 1 class; Saturday, Aug 18th. Cost is $55
Evening Fitness Classes
Zumba – 6 week class starts Tues, August 7th, 6-7pm. Cost is $36; reduced fee for SilverSneakers®
Qi Gong – 6 week class starts Tues, August 15th, 4:45-5:45pm. Cost is $41; reduced fee for SilverSneakers®
Yoga – 6 week class starts Tues, August 15th, 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.
Ramblers Walking Group
Are you looking for great destinations, or hidden gems for a quick stroll around the metro area? Every Thursday the Ramblers set out at 8:30am to different parks. The cost for each trip is $6 which includes van transportation and a driver/escort. This group is geared toward beginner/intermediate walkers! Call 303-205-7500 for more info.
Take a Hike!
Head to the hills with the Wheat Ridge Outdoor Recreation program. We venture out twice a month during the summer and fall months. We’ll be hiking Bear and Bierstadt Lakes in Rocky Mtn. Nat’l Park on Monday, August 6th and hiking the Silver Dollar Lake Trail near Guanella Pass on Friday August 24th. Hikes are $18 each, call 303-205-7500 to register or for more info.
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “The Greatest Showman” will be shown on Thursday, August 23rd at 1:00pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!
Stop by the Baugh House at 44th & Robb on Saturday, August 11th from 10am-2pm for tours, quilt & craft demos, music and more. Local historians will be on site to answer questions.
Are you 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 ($40/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.
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.)
Write & Share –4th Tuesdays 2-3:30pm – Will meet again in September
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
Genealogy Group – Will meet again in September
Booktalk –Thursday, 10-11:30am; Will meet again in September
Pinochle – Every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:15pm
Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center (AAC)
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033