Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Oct. 2023

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

Halloween Spooktacular
Don’t miss an enchanting yet quirky afternoon of music. A witches brew of yummy morsels will be served for lunch. Attend dressed in costume, if you dare and join the costume contest for prizes. This spooky event will be held on Friday, Ocober 20th. Cost is $17- call 303-205-7500 to register.

Batik with Watercolor

With watercolor batik, wax is used as a resist that blocks the areas that are not intended to receive paint. Batiking is not an exact science, be prepared for unintentional drips of wax and oozing color. $10 supply fee due to the teacher on the first day of class (Sat. Oct. 7th) for additional supplies that are more complex to find. Call 303-205-7500 to register.

Pottery – Intro to Throwing
All levels of clay experience welcome. This foundations class will explore the fundamentals of hand construction and wheel throwing. The class will contribute to developing muscle memory, upper body strength, as well as eye-hand coordination. 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 class will be held on Friday mornings, Oct. 6-27, cost is $75, 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 “80 for Brady” on Thursday, October 26th 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!

Trips
We have numerous outings planned for October, stop by the AAC to pick up a copy of the trip guide. We also offer hikes 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, Oct. 26th – Book: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Pastel Painting – 2nd Thursdays, 10am

Maj Jong – Wednesdays, 9-11am

Canasta 1st and 3rd Fridays, 1-3pm

Fitness and Dance
While many of our dance and fitness classes have returned to in-person, some of our classes remain on Zoom. Registration is required for Zoom classes, call 303-205-7500 to register.

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.

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