Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – June 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.
Dinner and Music in the Park
Take a trip back to the 60’s as you kick back and listen to this great Beatles cover band. You’re sure to enjoy the delicious 60’s inspired picnic dinner, as well! Pre-registration is required for dinner (which starts at 5:45). This event takes place at Anderson Park in Wheat Ridge, dinner is $10; music is free and starts at 6:30pm. Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “Hidden Figures” will be shown on Thursday, June 22nd at 1pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!
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 Thur. June 22nd; for more info call Dan at 303-205-7510.
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.
Beginning Watercolor II – 6 classes – Mondays, June 19-July 31 from 9:30-11:30am, cost: $65
Watercolor Cards – 4 classes – June 9, 16, 23 & 30 from 1-3:30pm, cost: $25 + $20 material fee
Continuing Pastel – 6 classes – Mondays, June 19-July 31 from 1-3pm, cost: $50
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.
Evening Fitness Classes
Zumba – new 6-week class starts on Tuesday, June 6th from 6-7pm; cost $36, discount for SilverSneaker¨
Qi Gong – new 6-week class will begin on Wed, May 17th, 4:30-5:30pm; cost is $39, discount for Wheat Ridge SilverSneaker¨ cardholders. Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Yoga – new 6-week class will begin on Wed. May 17th, 6-7pm; cost is $36, discount for Wheat Ridge SilverSneaker¨ cardholders. Call 303-205-7500 to register.
Time to Go Hiking
On June 6th we’re headed to Roxborough State Park for a moderately challenging hike up Carpenter Peak then on Thursday, June 29th we’ll venture up to Rocky Mountain National Park. 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 (June 20th) 1:30-2:30pm – Free
Write & Share –4th Tuesdays (June 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, 1-3:30pm
Genealogy Group – Will meet again starting in September
Booktalk –Thursday – (June 22nd) 10-11:30am Book: The Story Hour
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