Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – July 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.
New! Fishing Colorado
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, July 10th, cost $18; to register or for more info call 303-205-7500.
Walk with Ease
The Arthritis Foundation ÔWalk With Ease’ Program is an exercise program that can help reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease. New session runs July 24-Sept 1; cost is $9. Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “A Dog’s Purpose” will be shown on Thursday, July 27th at 1pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!
Join the Write & Share group for a Haiku Workshop on July 25th from 2-3:30; drop-in fee -$2.
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.
We have a lot of fun, new art classes starting in the next few months; call 303-205-7500 for more info.
Just Drawing – 6 classes – Fridays, July 7-Aug. 8 from 9:30-11:30am, cost: $50 + $15 material fee
Christmas Cards in July– 1 class – Friday, July 28 from 1-3pm, cost: $10 + $10 material fee
Pottery – 6 classes – Tuesdays, July 11-Aug. 15 from 12:30-3:30pm, cost: $50 + $15 material fee
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 July 14th we’re headed to RMNP to tackle Ouzel Falls then on Tuesday, July 25th we’ll venture up to Lake Isabelle near Brainard Lake. 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 (July 18th) 1:30-2:30pm – Free
Write & Share –4th Tuesdays (July 25th) 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 –Thursday – (July 27th) 10-11:30am – Selecting books for next year
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