Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Jan. 2024

Please pre-register where necessary. All events and classes are held at the AAC unless otherwise noted.
For additional info on our programs, visit www.rootedinfun.com

Aging in Place – Resources and Panel Discussion
Discover effective ways to enhance your ability to comfortably remain at home in your golden years. You’ll gain insight on how to maintain a safe and accessible living environment. Explore reliable resources that can provide assistance in easing the burden of daily tasks. Call 303-205-7500 to register for this informative meeting to be held on Friday, Jan. 26th, cost is $3 per person.

Pottery – Wheel Throwing
All levels of clay experience welcome. This class will explore the fundamentals of hand construction and wheel throwing. You will be introduced to clays, glazes, surface decoration techniques, and bisque/glaze firing within the electric kiln. All clay and glazes must be acquired from the studio. Please, no outside projects, clay bodies or glazes. Basic tools will be provided and shared by the class. This 4-week class will be held on Friday mornings, cost is $80, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Beat the Winter Blues with an Aromatherapy Workshop
Did you know that Aromatherapy can support your mood? Learn about the best essential oils for creating a “sunny” ambiance in your space and inspiring your spirit this winter. We will make an uplifting Aromatherapy inhaler and a citrus body scrub. Workshop will be held on Sat. Jan. 20th, cost to register is $10, call 303-205-7500. Supply fee of $6 due to the instructor on the day of the workshop.

Power of Breath
Experience how to use Kundalini Yoga breathing techniques to reduce stress and increase your vitality. Kundalini offers a holistic technology that can be used by people of all ages and beliefs. Learn to optimize breath, along with a variety of breathing patterns. You’ll have a variety of breathing techniques after this 2-hour workshop to be held on Friday, Jan. 12th. Cost is $10, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Gentle Yoga
Find your inner power! With an emphasis on fitness and a health-based approach to Vinyasa style yoga, you will develop core strength, improve flexibility, and become more centered through a series of yoga asanas (poses). Bring your yoga mat and join instructor Lisa Toyne on Tuesday evenings from 6-7pm. Cost for each monthly session is $25, call 303-205-7500 to pre-register.

Movie Matinee
Enjoy the movie “Barbie” on Thursday, January 25th at 1pm, the movie is free but pre-registration is required, call 303-205-7500 to register. Bring $1 for pop & popcorn, if you like!

We have numerous outings planned for January, stop by the AAC to pick up a copy of the trip guide. We also offer ski and snowshoe trips and weekly walking outings. Call 303-205-7500 to register or register online at: rootedinfun.com

Special Interest Drop-In Groups (Drop-in fees $4.50 paid for with an Electronic Enrichment Pass)
Train Dominoes – 2nd Mondays, 1pm
Silversmith Lab – Every Wednesday, 9am – noon
Booktalk – Thursday, Jan. 25th – Book: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Pastel Painting – 2nd Thursdays, 10am
Maj Jong – Wednesdays, 9-11am
Canasta – 1st and 3rd Fridays, 1-3pm

Fitness and Dance
Stop by the AAC and pick up a Fitness and Dance schedule.
More information on all AAC activities offered are available in the printed Rooted in Fun Guide or online at: www.rootedinfun.com. You can also pick up a copy at the AAC or the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center.

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

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