Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Sept. 2016

Please pre-register where necessary. All events and classes are held at the AAC unless otherwise noted. To be mailed a copy of our ‘Possibilities’ newsletter, call 303-205-7500.

Tea with Maria Von Trapp
Step back in time to meet this funny, lively and unforgettable woman, the matriarch of the Trapp Family Singers, Maria von Trapp (1905-1987)! Her story is richer and deeper than you might imagine. Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with Maria Von Trapp (portrayed by Elsa Wolff). Please bring your own tea cup! Pre-register for this delightful event which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15th, $7 by calling 303-205-7500.

BBQ Dinner and History of Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park was established on January 26, 1915. In this presentation by Ed Weising, you will learn about the surrounding cities and important events that occurred in the park such as the Big Thompson Flood of 1976. You will also take a tour through the park via pictures. A BBQ dinner will be served prior to the presentation. This intriguing event will be held at the Wheat Ridge Rec Center, 4005 Kipling on Tuesday, Sept. 13th – cost is $11, call 303-205-7500 to register.

Movie Matinee
Sit back, relax and enjoy our free monthly movie! “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” will be shown on Thurs. Sept. 22nd at 1pm. No RSVP needed, just show up!

Advance Beginner Bridge Class
This 10-week course, taught by Sandy Koller will feature the Standard American Bidding System. This class is designed for all levels of bridge players. You will be a declarer and a defender with helpful hints to make you more successful at both. Register early for this class that runs every Thursday from Sept. 15th – Nov. 17th, cost $48. 303-205-7500

Confused about your computer, 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 – $30/hour
Computer Tutoring One-on-One – receive a private 1-hour tutoring session, call to schedule – $30/hour
iPhone Basics Class – 2 classes; TU/TH 9/6 & 9/8; $45
Learn to use your iPad Class – 2 classes; TU/TH 9/20 & 9/22; $45

Dance, Dance, Dance
The Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center offers a wide variety of ongoing dance classes to include: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Tap; Belly Dancing, Hula, Ballroom, Zumba and Western Line Dancing. Call 303-205-7500 for more information.

Art Classes
We have a lot of fun, new art classes starting in the next few months; call 303-205-7500 for more info.
NEW! – Polymer Clay – 4 classes – 9/8-9/29 from 6-8pm, cost: $25 + $15 supply fee
NEW! – Watercolor Cards – 4 classes – 9/9-9/30 from 1-3pm, cost: $25 + $20 supply fee
Beginning Watercolor – 6 classes – 9/19-10/24 from 9-11:30am, cost: $65
Just Drawing – 6 classes – 9/19-10/14 from 9:30-11:30am, cost: $45 + $15 supply fee
Continuing Pastel Painting – 6 classes – 9/12-10/17 from 1-3pm, cost: $50
Japanese Bunka – 6 classes – 9/8-10/13 from 1-3pm, cost: $29 + kit fee

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 (Sept. 20th) 1:30-2:30pm – Free
Write & Share – 4th Tuesdays (Sept. 27th ) 2-3:30pm
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
NEW! Drop-in Improv Class – 4th Tuesdays, 11am-12pm
Silversmith Lab – Every Wednesday, 9-12noon
Woodcarvers Guild – Every Wednesday, 1-3:30pm
Booktalk – 4th Thursdays – (Sept. 22nd) 10-11:30am Book: Ishmael
Pinochle – Every Friday from 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center
6363 W. 35th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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