Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Dec. 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.

Holiday Luncheon
Celebrate the season with a delicious lunch followed by the musical entertainment of Jerry Galloway on Thursday, Dec. 18th, cost is $8; space is limited so call 303-205-7500 to reserve your spot!

Fraud Protection
Older adults are often the target of scams and fraud. This presentation will help you arm yourself with the information necessary to avoid being taken advantage of. Class will be held on Friday Dec. 19th. Cost is $3.50, pre-register by calling 303-205-7500.

New Year Celebration
Ring in the New Year at noon instead of midnight at the Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk. Cost for the trip is $9, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Body Roller Exercise
Body Rollers can provide massage, assist in enhancing posture alignment and provide support for more dynamic exercises. This 6-week class will begin on Friday January 9th, cost is $39 – discount for Wheat Ridge SilverSneaker¨ cardholder.

Play of the Hand Bridge Class
Sharpen your bridge skills in this 10-week class that will focus on declarer’s play. Some knowledge of bridge is needed to take this class which begins on Thursday, January15th- cost is $48, pre-register by calling 303-205-7500.

Computer and e-Classes

We offer a wide variety of computer classes, from Basic Computer to learning about your tablet or even your phone. Please call for a complete schedule of upcoming computer classes. 303-205-7500

  • Camera or Tablet One-on-One – receive a private 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $25/hour
  • Computer Tutoring One-on-One – receive a private 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $25/hour

Art Classes

  • Handmade Cards with Karen – 1 class; Thursday, Jan. 22nd from 1-3pm – $10 + $10 supply fee
  • Pottery – new 8-week class will begin on Tues. Jan. 6th – cost is $53 + $10 supply fee
  • Japanese Bunka – new 6-week class begins Jan. 8th. $29 + kit fee
  • Water Color Plus – new 6-week class begins Thursday, Jan 8th – $59 + $10 supply fee
  • Charcoal Drawing – new 6-week class is set to start on Friday, Jan. 9th – $45 + $15 supply fee
  • Courtney’s Watercolor Fun – new 6-week class starts on Friday, Jan 9th – $55 + $30 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, Ballroom and Western Line Dance. New dance classes starting every month!
Call 303-205-7500 for more information.

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

  • Low Vision Support Group – 3rd Tuesdays (Dec. 16th) 1:30-2:30pm – free
  • Write & Share – 3rd Tuesday (Dec. 16th) 2-3:30pm
  • Krafty Needles, Knit & Crochet Group – Every Tuesday 9:30-11am
  • Social Bridge – Every Tuesday, 12:40-3:45pm
  • Healing Laughter – Every Tuesday, 12:15-1:15pm
  • Silversmith Lab – Every Wednesday, 9-12noon
  • Woodcarvers Guild – Every Wednesday, 1-3:30pm
  • Blood Pressure Screenings – 4th Thursdays, 11am-1pm – free
  • Genealogy Genies – 3rd Thursdays (Dec. 18th) 1:30-3pm
  • Booktalk – Thursday, Dec. 18th from 10-11:30am – Book: “Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book”
  • 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
303-205-7500

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