Golden Opportunities

Summer 2017

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

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12 | Register for recreation programs online at 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 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! Please call 425-430-6632 for updated information. 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: Thursday, August 31, 1:30pm Small Meeting Room Washington State History Museum/Harmon Brewery Telling the story of Washington's history includes highlighting the characters and events that have affected the growth of our area. You can't deny that our Seattle Seahawk s Super Bowl Championship helped galvanize our state and will for- ever be a historical accomplishment. A new exhibit at the museum enti- tled 'Gridiron Glory' showcases the Pro Football Hall of Fame's vast holdings of football artifacts, rare photos and one- of-a-kind documents. Throughout the museum, you will find a series of inter- active exhibits that challenge both mind and body. An independent lunch will follow at Harmon Brewery. Cost includes transportation, admission and a Renton Senior Activity Center representative. 60114 Wed July 12 9:15am–3:00pm $20R / $24NR Crystal Mountain Gondola Take a scenic ride on the Mt. Rainier gondola over meadows of wildflowers and streams to the summit of Crystal Mountain. Once you reach the top you'll find a breathtaking view of Mt. Rainier and the top of the Cascade Range. Cost to ride the gondola is not included, so please bring $18 for those 65 and over or $23 if you are under 65. A boxed lunch will be provided, please make your selection upon registration. Cost includes trans- portation, boxed lunch and a Renton Senior Activity Center representative. 60115 Tue July 18 9:30am–3:30pm $28R / $34NR Olympia's Farmers Market/ Ranch House BBQ Join us as we explore a very popular Farmers Market! This is a fun place filled with great food, local artists, musicians and locally grown produce. An indepen- dent lunch will follow at Ranch House BBQ, some of the best, award-winning barbecue in our area! Cost includes trans- portation and a Renton Senior Activity Center representative. 60116 Thur Aug 10 9:00am–3:15pm $15R / $18NR Port Townsend/ Bayview Restaurant With its maritime heritage, artist spirit and a touch of urban chic, Port Townsend blends history with modern life. Before our independent lunch at Bay view Restaurant, you'll have time to shop the boutiques, stroll the tree lined historic streets or enjoy the water front. Cost includes transportation and a Renton Senior Activity Center representative. 60117 Tue Aug 22 8:15am– 4:30pm $20R / $24NR Washington State Fair What can be more fun than visiting the livestock, checking out the locally grown championship produce, snacking on deli- cious fair food and maybe enjoying a ride or two! It's just plain fun! Cost includes transpor tation and a Renton Senior Ac tivit y Center representative only. Admission into the Fair is on your own. 60118 Thur Sept 7 9:30am–3:30pm $15R / $18NR

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