Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Feb. 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 ‘Possibilities’ newsletter, call 303-205-7500.
Life is Short – Eat Dessert First
We’ll start you off with a delightful dessert but we’ll have a sensible meal for you as well! Lorian Bartle will keep us all entertained with her guitar and singing. This sweet event will be held on Thur. Feb. 15th; cost is $8, call 303-205-7500 to register.
Mardi Gras Casino Trip
Join us as we head up to Black Hawk for some fun and games! The bus leaves promptly at 9am on Friday, Feb. 9th. Cost is $9, call 303-205-7500 to get signed up.
The topic of conversation will be on Elder Scams and Frauds. This discussion will take place on Wed. Feb. 21st; this is a free class but pre-registration is required. Register by calling 303-205-7500.
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “Breathe” will be shown on Thursday, Feb. 22nd at 1:00pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!
In this class you will learn the basics of hand drumming, connect with others through facilitated exercises and discover self-expression. This 4-week class is held on Tuesday mornings from 9-10 am starting Feb. 6th; cost is $25. Call 303-205-7500 to register or for more info.
Beginner Ukulele Class
In a group setting, you will learn music reading, picking and strumming, and singing with your instrument. A ukulele and music stand are required for class. 4 classes beginning Thur. Feb. 22nd, cost is $37. Call 303-205-7500 to register or for more info.
Snow News is Good News!
We’ve got our 2018 Ski & Snowshoe schedule ready. Trips in February have us headed to Copper Mountain and Winter Park and their respective Nordic areas. Call 303-205-7500 for more info or to get mailed a copy of the schedule.
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.
Basics of a MAC Laptop
This class will teach you how to start-up/shut down your Mac, open various programs, adjust settings, work with apps such as Mail, Safari, Calendar and more. This class meets twice, Mon/Wed Feb 5th & 7th from 9-11am. Call 303-205-7500 to register ($45).
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 ($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.
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 (Feb. 20th) 1:30-2:30pm – Free
Write & Share –4th Tuesdays (Feb. 27th) 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, 1-3:45pm
Genealogy Group –3rd Thursdays (Feb. 15th) 1:30-3pm
Booktalk –Thursday, 10-11:30am – Feb. 22nd – Book: “The Secret Chord”
Pinochle – Every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:15pm
Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center (AAC)
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033