Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – July 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

Former Ms. Senior America at the AAC
Michelle Rahn, Ms. Senior America 2004 will share her personal story about her second chance at life which was the beginning of a new commitment to helping others. She suffered a heart attack following the Columbine High School Shootings. This inspirational luncheon will be held on Friday, July 26th, cost is $20, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Scams, Safety and Security for Seniors
This presentation will help you be prepared for emergencies, home safety issues, and be on the lookout for scams targeting seniors. Lunch will be served before the presentation on Friday, July 12th, cost is $20, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Acting for Adults 50+
Acting classes for beginners – come learn the basics of acting and performance through monologues, dialogues, scene work, & improv. The class culminates with a showcase of performance pieces presented by the students. Classes are held Mondays from 6:45 -8:15pm, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Movie Matinee
Enjoy the movie “Wonka” on Thursday, July 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!

Gentle Yoga – Evening Classes
In these yoga classes, 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 Mari McKinny on Mondays from 6-7pm; Lisa Toyne on Tuesday evenings from 6-7pm and Pamela Ewald on Wednesdays from 6-7pm. Cost for each monthly session is $25, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Trips
We have numerous outings planned each month, stop by the AAC to pick up the latest copy of the trip guide. We also offer easy and more difficult hiking 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 and 4th Mondays, 1pm
Silversmith Lab – Every Wednesday, 9am – noon
Booktalk – Thursday, July 25th – Book: “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini, 10am
Pastel Painting – 2nd Thursdays, 10am
Maj Jong – Wednesdays, 9-11am
Canasta – 1st and 3rd Fridays, 1-3pm

Beginning Tap Dance
Tap dancing has many physical benefits including memorization skills, building muscle memory & increased mobility. Join teacher Jenna Roe for this fun and invigorating class. Classes are offered on Monday mornings. Cost is $37 a month, call 303-205-7500 for more info.

Fitness and Dance
The AAC offers a variety of fitness and dance classes, stop by the AAC and pick up a 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
303-205-7500

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