Golden Opportunities

Winter 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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12 | Register for recreation programs online at rentonwa.gov/cybersignup If walking or climbing stairs poses a problem for you, or if you require handicapped accessibility, check with staff prior to registering. Refunds only if your spot can be filled unless otherwise noted. Most trips include a Renton Senior Activity Center representative. Washington State sales tax may be added to some trips and tours per Washington State Department of Revenue guidelines. Trips & Tours Gates Foundation Visitor Center / NYP Bar & Grill Arrive curious, leave inspired! Discover innovations and inventions that are help- ing to create a world where every person has the opportunity to live a healthy and productive life. Discover worldwide efforts to help improve lives and one-of- a-kind exhibits that bring it all to life. An independent lunch at NYP Bar and Grill will follow. 58943 Tue Feb 28 9:30am–3:00pm $13R / $16NR Muckleshoot Casino/Black Diamond Bakery We'll spend a couple of hours at the Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn trying to increase our wealth before heading up to Black Diamond for an independent lunch at the legendary Black Diamond Bakery. 59011 Thur Mar 2 9:00am–3:00pm $15R / $18NR Naval Undersea Museum / Hop Jacks This U.S. Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport is the only official Navy museum that interprets all of the Navy's under- sea activities. They hold the country's most comprehensive collection of U.S. Navy artifacts, documents and reference material related to undersea subjects: torpedoes; mines; diving and salvage; submarine technology; and underwa- ter unmanned water vehicles. After our tour we will have an independent lunch at Hop Jack's in Silverdale. 59010 Wed Mar 29 8:30am–3:30pm $22R / $27NR Cracked Crab Cruise We'll travel north to LaConner and board the Viking Star for a 2.5 hour cruise along the Swinomish Channel out to Deception Pass. The highlight of the day will be the cracked crab feast onboard as we ply the waters out to Deception Pass Bridge. Upon returning from the cruise, we'll have some time to explore the water- front town of La Conner. Please keep in mind that the boat is not handicapped accessible. Trip includes transportation, cruise, lunch and a representative from the Renton Senior Activity Center. 59008 Wed Apr 19 9:00am–5:00pm $86R / $104NR Tulalip Casino / Seattle Premium Outlet You have a difficult decision to make today, make money or spend money! Either way, you're in for a day of fun! 58961 Thur Jan 19 9:00am–4:00pm $18R / $22NR Veteran's Memorial Museum / Country Cousins The Veterans Memorial Museum's mis- sion 'they shall not be forgotten' is their purpose and focus every day. They honor and perpetuate the memory of the ser- vice men and women who have served our nation's armed forces. This museum features a 9,000 square foot main gal- lery with 85 display cases and hundreds of displays honoring our veterans. A trained docent will guide us and share with us the rich history of honor, cour- age, commitment and sacrifices made by our Veterans. An independent lunch at Country Cousins in Centralia will follow our visit to the museum. 58942 Tue Jan 24 9:00am–4:00pm $22R / $27NR Auntie Anne's Pretzel Tour / Old Spaghetti Factory Did you know that in America, pretzels are the second most popular snack, right behind potato chips?! We'll learn more interesting facts about pretzels and get to roll our own pretzel made with real dough! Also included will be a choice of your dipping sauce and a drink! After the tour, you'll have some free time wander- ing around Southcenter before departing for our independent lunch at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila. 59009 Tue Feb 7 10:00am–2:00pm $13R / $16NR Extended Travel Opportunity Islands of New England June 22–29, 2017 Join us on a journey highlighting the natural beauty, traditional charm, and friendly people of New England. The tour begins in Providence, Rhode Island and continues to Newport, Rhode Island—the "Yachting Capital of the East." Then we'll head north to Boston, Hyannis, and Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the islands of Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket. Finally we end in Provincetown at the very north end of Cape Cod. Specifics of this trip will be detailed at our presentation, where you'll hear first- hand all the special touches that will make this a trip of a lifetime! Informational Meeting Tuesday, January 31 10:30 –11:30am Small Meeting Room

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