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 WOODCARVERS WANTED
Do you have an interest in woodcarving? Join the AAC Woodcarvers on Fridays from 9:00 - 11:00 am for coffee and conversation and try out a new craft! No experience necessary. 
AAC ON FACEBOOK
Are you on Facebook? Be sure to "like" the Ellensburg Adult Activity Center page to see photos and stay updated about our events! 
 USER FEE 2017
Our mission is to offer a variety of activities; including trips, wellness, fitness, art, games, and special events. We encourage fun, friendship and socialization in a warm and inviting atmosphere. The Center serves as a drop in community facility for adults 50+. The 2017 user fee is $40, which includes daily activities, special events, computer lab/WIFI, and discounts on trips. Each user of the AAC receives a card that is scanned at the time of activity one participates in. The AAC is an exclusive recreational facilitiy. If you are unable to pay the user fee, please speak with Katrina Douglas, Adult Activity Center Coordinator.

A Note About Potlucks:
Fall is in the air! In order to be more thoughtful of different dietary needs and food allergies, please bring fruits, vegetables, salads, cheese/crackers, or desserts to potlucks in September-December.
     
 BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS
Once a month at our "Lunch and A Movie" event, join us to celebrate our friends whose birthdays fall within that month. We will eat birthday cake with our lunch and sing Happy Birthday! A sugar-free dessert option will also be provided.         
 SAIL EXERCISE
Due to safety concerns, Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) Exercise Classes are open on a first-come-first-serve participant basis. The 9:30 am Monday / Wednesday SAIL class has a maximum capacity of 15 participants. The 1:30 pm Monday / Wednesday / Friday SAIL class has a maximum capacity of 20 participants.
JEWELRY 101 WITH LEN SHERRARD
Len Sherrard will be instructing on how to make earrings and other jewelry designs.

Date: Monday, September 12, 19, & 26 / Thursday, September 8, 15, 22, & 29
Time: Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 am / Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: AAC
Fee: 10$ User Supply Fee / $15 Non-User Supply Fee
 INSPIRATIONAL COLORING
Kids shouldn't be the only ones to have fun, so join us in an adult-inspired coloring class! Adult coloring is the new craze and is said to be relaxing, stress relieving, and enjoyable. Come have some fun with us as we try this new hobby and have a good time. Coloring books and pens supplied.

Date: Monday, October 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 / Thursday, October 6, 13, 20, & 27
Time: Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 am / Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: AAC
Fee: 5$ User Supply Fee / $10 Non-User Supply Fee
 CHERYLL'S CHRISTMAS FUN WITH POLYMER CLAY
Cheryll Simmons will be leading a polymer clay class. Participants will be creating Christmas tree earrings. No previous artistic experience necessary.

Date: Monday, October 3
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: AAC
Fee: $3 User Supply Fee / $8 Non-User Supply Fee
ZENTANGLE ENTHUSED
Len Sherrard is continuing his Zentangle Enthused class with more designs! It is easy to learn, fun, and relaxing.

Date: Monday, November 7, 14, 21, & 28 / Thursday, November 3, 10, & 17
Time: Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 am / Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: AAC
Fee: $5 User Supply Fee / $10 Non-User Supply Fee
SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2016 SPECIAL EVENTS
HEALTHY FUTURES WITH LIGHT LUNCH: CAPTEL PHONES

CapTel phones work like any other phone with one important addition: they show captions of everything your caller says. Installer, Sandra Kay Morris, will explain how easy these phones are to use.             Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, September 9, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, September 7, 2016
 
EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! WELCOME NEW AMERICORPS MEMBERS POTLUCK
Join us in welcoming the new AmeriCorps Members Megan Willwerth and Lauren Healey. Bring a side dish to share. Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, September 16, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, September 14, 2016
 
LUNCH AND A MOVIE: SODBUSTERS
A western film set in 1875. A cattle rancher wants to take over all the small folks' land. Staring Kris Kristofferson, John Vernon, and Fred Willard. Light lunch provided. Please note: movies start at 11:00 am. Pre-registration required.
 Age 50+
 Day Friday, September 23, 2016
 Time 11:00 am-1:00 pm
 Location AAC
 Fee Free Users /$8 Non-Users
 Registration Deadline Wednesday, September 21, 2016
 
ANYTHING GOES MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT
Revel in music from the 40's, 50's, and 60's. Light refreshments provided Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Friday, September 16, 2016
 
FALL PREVENTION BINGO EXERCISE
Exercise while playing Bingo! Please bring a side dish to share. Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, September 30, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, September 28, 2016
 
AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE

AARP launched a new, easy-to-follow driver safety course. Once this course is completed, you will receive a discount on your car insurance! Pre-registration required.

Age 50+
Day Saturday, October 1, 2016
Time 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Half hour lunch break)
Location AAC
Fee $15 AARP Member / $20 AARP Non-Members
Registration Deadline Thursday, September 29, 2016
 
COLOR ME AUTUMN POTLUCK
Balloon man Hugh Wilder will be creating colorful autumn balloon decorations for you! Please bring a side dish to share. Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, October 7, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, October 5, 2016
 
LUNCH AND A MOVIE: HERBIE THE LOVE BUG
A racecar driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle! Herbie, the Love Bug, has a mind of his own! Starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, and David Tomlinson. Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, October 14, 2016
Time 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, October 12, 2016
 
MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT WORKSHOP
Come and learn about the options for Kittitas County, changes, updates and hot to receive local assistance. If you have any questions please call 509-962-4311. Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location AAC
Fee Free
 
HEALTHY FUTURES WITH A LIGHT LUNCH: 2-1-1
2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number fro people to call for health and community service information referrals. Their goal is to help you access the great resources available in our community! A light lunch will be provided. Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, October 21, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, October 19, 2016
  
 
OKTOBERFEST
AAC's first annual Oktoberfest. Enjoy German food and music by accordion player Karen Eslinger! AAC will provide German sausage, sauerkraut and warm potato salad. Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, October 28, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, October 26, 2016
 
COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS BASKET DONATIONS
During the month of November, the AAC will be collecting items for the Community Christmas Basket program. Suggested donation items include: Non-perishable food (cereal, pasta, canned fruit/vegetables, rice, Jell-O, pie crust/filling, cranberry sauce, pickles, olives, canned milk, etc.) toiletries, small gift, and gift card donation.  
Dates Tue., November 1 - Wed., November 30, 2016
Location Bring items to AAC
CASSEROLE COOK-OFF POTLUCK
Bring your best casserole and enter in the AAC's First Annual Casserole Cook-Off. Prizes awarded! Please bring a casserole or side dish to share.  Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, November 4, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Two cans of non-perishable food - Users
$8 or five cans of non-perishable food - Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, November 2, 2016
 
LUNCH AND A MOVIE: MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2
Toula and Ian are back for the sequel to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," when an awful secret becomes known, the entire family makes plans to come together for an even bigger wedding than before!      Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, November 11, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Two cans of non-perishable food - Users
$8 or five cans of non-perishable food - Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, November 9, 2016
 
HEALTHY FUTURES WITH A LIGHT LUNCH
Speaker TBA. A light lunch provided.  Pre-registration required.
Age 50+
Day Friday, November 18, 2016
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location AAC
Fee Free Users / $8 Non-Users
Registration Deadline Wednesday, November 16, 2016
 DEAR SANTA, I WAS VERY, VERY GOOD! HOLIDAY SOUP POTLUCK
 Join us for a Holiday Soup Potluck! (Optional: white elephant gift exchange. Bring a gift $5 or less.) Bring your favorite soup or a side dish to share. Pre-registration required.
Age  50+
Day  Friday, December 2, 2016
Time  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location  AAC
Fee   Two cans of non-perishable food - Users
 $8 or five cans of non-perishable food - Non-Users
Registration Deadline  Wednesday, November 30, 2016
 
 REINDEER CHRISTMAS LIGHT TOUR
 Take a ride with Santa's Reindeer and see the most exquisite Christmas lights in Ellensburg! Enjoy hot apple cider and a sugary treat! Pre-registration required.
 Age  50+
 Day  Wednesday, December 7, 2016
 Time  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Location  AAC
 Fee  $5 Users / $8 Non-Users
 Registration Deadline  Thursday, December 1, 2016
 
 LUNCH AND A MOVIE: NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION
 The Grizwalds plan a BIG Christmas celebration with their family. Naturally it turns into a disaster.  Pre-registration required.
 Age  50+
 Day  Friday, December 9, 2016
 Time  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Location  AAC
 Fee  Free Users / $8 Non-Users
 Registration Deadline  Wednesday, December 7, 2016
 
 HOLLY DAYS SOCIAL
 Holly Days social is in appreciation to our friends and families during the holiday season. The AAC will provide cheese and cracker platter. Please bring a side dish to share. Pre-registration required.
 Age  50+
 Day  Friday, December 16, 2016
 Time  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Location  AAC
 Fee  Free Users / $8 Non-Users
 Registration Deadline  Wednesday, December 14, 2016
 
 SING AND DANCE AND MAKE GOOD CHEER, LET'S MAKE IT LAST THROUGHOUT THE YEAR: POTLUCK
 Transport into 2017 with the Adult Activity Center! Bring your favorite side dish. Pre-registration required.
 Age  50+
 Day  Friday, January 6, 2017
 Time  11:30 am - 1:00 pm
 Location  AAC
 Fee  Free Users / $8 Non-Users
 Registration Deadline  Wednesday, January 4, 2017
 

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Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 962-7204