Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Oct. 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.
Local Lore: Lakeside Amusement Park
On Thursday, October 19th, author David Forsythe will share his interesting highlights from his book Denver’s Lakeside Amusement Park. Lunch will also be served. Cost is $8, call 303-205-7500 to register.
Write Your Own Will
In a single sitting, you will complete a simple will, a living will, medical power of attorney, financial power of attorney and more, all with the help of a licensed attorney. Fee includes all materials, witnessing and notarizing. You don’t need to bring anything special to this class; however you may want to bring a snack as this is a long class. Pre-registration required. This class will be held on Sat. Oct. 14th from 10am-2pm; cost is $125 per person, call 303-205-7500 to register. Pre-registration is required.
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “Megan Leavey” will be shown on Thursday, Oct. 26th at 1pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!
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.
Learn about Medicare Open Enrollment
How do you know if you need to change plans? This workshop, to be held on Thur. Oct. 12th, will cover many topics and answer many of your questions. Lunch is included. This is free but space is limited so register early by calling 303-205-7500.
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.
Last of the Hikes
On Thursday, Oct. 5th we’re headed to Castlewood Canyon for a Moonlight Hike. On Wednesday. Oct. 25th we will do our End of the Season Mystery Hike. Cost for the hikes is $18 ea. 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 (Oct. 17th) 1:30-2:30pm – Free
Write & Share –4th Tuesdays (Oct. 24th) 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 –3rd Thursdays (Oct. 19th) 1:30-3pm
Booktalk –4th Thursdays –10-11:30am – October 26th – Book: “Underground Railroad”
Pinochle – Every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Canasta – Some Fridays, call for details 303-205-7500
Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033