Golden Opportunities

Spring 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 Wings Over Washington Take a ride in this state-of-the-art, Disney- like flying theatre that will transport you on an aerial adventure above our beau- tifully scenic state of Washington. Once you are strapped into your theatre seat, you will experience an amazing journey as a 'spirit eagle' sweeps you upward into flight. An independent lunch at The Fisherman's Restaurant will follow. Cost includes transportation and admission into Wings Over Washington. This attrac- tion can not accommodate walkers or wheelchairs. Participants must be able to walk up steps. 59043 Thur May 18 10:00am–3:00pm $25R / $30NR Cougar Mountain Zoo/ Jay Berry's Today we will have a guided tour of a very local zoo in Issaquah featuring tigers, cougars, wolves and more. Meet 7 year old tigers Bagheera and Vitez and learn about their habitat, what they eat and how they play. An independent lunch will follow at Jay Berry's in East Renton. Cost includes transportation and admis- sion into the zoo. 59045 Wed June 7 9:15am–2:00pm $25R / $30NR LeMay Car Museum/The Spar This Tacoma car museum is one of the finest museums in the Seattle-Tacoma region due to the incredible car col- lection within, and one of the largest car museums in the United States. The automobiles include selections from indi- vidual collectors, corporations and the impressive LeMay family auto collection. The exhibits rotate so each visit is unique. Our docent led tour should enhance our visit as well. An independent lunch at The Spar will follow. Trip includes transporta- tion and admission. 59252 Thur June 15 9:00am–3:00pm $25R / $30NR 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 the Deception Pass Bridge. Upon returning from the cruise, we'll have some time to explore the waterfront town of La Conner. Please keep in mind that the boat is not handicapped accessible. Trip includes transportation, cruise and lunch. 59008 Wed April 19 9:00am–5:00pm $86R / $104NR Cirque de Soleil-Luzia/ BJ's Restaurant Discover Luzia where a waking dream transports you to an imaginary Mexico. E xperience a wondrous world that inspires you to explore your senses enveloped in light and nurtured by rain. This unique experience takes place at Marymoor Park in Redmond. An inde- pendent dinner at BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse is prior to the show. 59705 Thur April 27 4:00–11:00pm $62R / $67NR Auntie Anne's Pretzel Tour Did you know that in America, pret- zels 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 wandering around Southcenter before departing for our independent lunch at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tukwila. Cost includes transportation and tour. 59254 Tue May 9 10:00am–2:00pm $13R / $16NR Extended Travel San Antonio Holiday Style Nov. 27–Dec. 1, 2017 Relax Texas-style when you settle into your River Walk hotel and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the holidays! Feel the spirit of the season as you stroll the San Antonio River decorated for the hol- idays and illuminated with over 120,000 lights. Discover the bold flavors as you come to know the history of the region and explore its many treasures, from the legendary Alamo to the LBJ Ranch. Join us on this wonderful trip and make this year's holiday season one you will never forget! Specifics of this trip will be detailed at our presentation, where you will hear first- hand all the special touches we include! INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS Wednesday, April 26, 10:30am Wednesday, May 17, 1:30pm Small Meeting Room Shades of Ireland April 9–18, 2018 Travel with us to the magical Emerald Isle! Soak in the landscape of rolling hills and feel the warmth of an Irish welcome. Visit Dublin, Waterford, Killarney and Limerick as this comprehensive tour introduces Ireland's natural beauty, rich history and most importantly, it's hospitable culture! Attend this presentation and hear first- hand all the special touches provided on this ten day trip of a lifetime. INFORMATIONAL MEETING Tuesday, June 13, 1:30pm Small Meeting Room

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