Golden Opportunities

Summer 2017

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

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8 | Register for recreation programs online at rentonwa.gov/cybersignup SPECIAL INTEREST AARP Driver Safety Program This eight-hour (four hours each day) classroom oriented (no driving) course covers state laws, driving conditions and safety. Course completion qualifies seniors for the state mandated insurance premium reduction. Payment is made by check or money order payable to AARP on the first day of class. Registration begins on the first working day of the month. Phone-in registration is accepted. No classes in July and September. Thur Aug 24 & Aug 31 12:30–4:30pm LMTG $20 ($15 with AARP membership) Bible Study This non-denominational group is open to all individuals who wish to learn more about what the Bible teaches. No class Sept 14, 21. Thursdays 9:15–11:30am SMTG Donation Book Club Our book club is going strong and always welcoming more par- ticipants. We would love for you to join us. The schedule is as follows: Hare with Amber Eyes – Edmund De Waal Wed July 19 10:00–11:30am Ines of my Soul – Isabel Allende Wed Aug 16 10:00–11:30am SS In the Garden of Beasts Wed Sept 20 10:00–11:30am Judith's Home Bridge Lessons For beginning and intermediate players that would like to learn the mystery of the game called bridge. This will be a hands- on learning (or reviewing) the basic concepts of the game. Bidding (auction) will be explained as well as some of the card playing con- ventions. Instruction will be light and fun without any pressure to achieve goals. No class Sept 14, 21. Thursdays 12:30–3:00pm SS ONGOING ACTIVITIES Beach Ball Volleyball Thursdays, 10–11am in the Large Meeting Room YOU'VE BEEN SERVED! Join in on the fun and laughter of beach ball volleyball while competing as a team. The game will be played while sitting in chairs. Closed Sept 14, 21. Bocce Ball Equipment available daily Equipment is available during operating hours. Closed on July 4, Sept 4, 11–22. Cribbage Thursday mornings Meet for some fun games of cribbage. Closed Sept 14, 21. Double-Deck Pinochle Mondays and Thursdays at 12:30pm Join the group and play double-deck pinochle. Sept 4, 11, 14, 18, 21. Duplicate Bridge Tuesdays, 12:00pm in the Game Room There is a $1 charge. Closed July 4, Sept 12, 19. Handicraft Group Mondays, 9–11:00am in the Auditorium Learn from the experts in the group to knit, crochet, hand sew, etc. Bring your own projects and materials and join the group for great camaraderie and support of fellow handcrafters. Closed Sept 4, 11, 18, 25. Mah Jongg Wednesdays, 12:00pm in the Game Room Learn the ancient Chinese tile game in this drop-in activity. If you have your own tiles, please bring them. Closed Sept 13, 20. Mexican Train Dominos Wednesdays, 9:30am in the Game Room Bring your friends! Closed Sept 13, 20. Party Bridge Mondays & Fridays, 12:00pm in the Game Room Closed Sept 4, 11, 15, 18, 22. Pool Open Daily in the Pool Room Pool tournaments are held every other month. See page 6. Closed on July 4, Sept 4, 11–22. Progressive Pinochle Wednesdays, 12:30pm in the Large Meeting Room Everyone is welcome! Winners progress to the next table. Closed Sept 13, 20. Walking Group Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 9:00am in the Coffee Bar The group walks one to four miles along the Cedar River Trail at a leisurely pace. Closed Sept 4, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22. Take time to meet the staff and learn about all the exciting programs and activities available. Join us in the lobby to begin your tour. Thank you to volunteer Jo Matas for conducting these tours. Fridays 10 –11am Lobby July 21, Aug 18, and Sept 8

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