Golden Opportunities

Summer 2017

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

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For more information, call the Renton Senior Activity Center at 425-430-6633 | 9 Dogs: Who's the Boss? Is your dog misbehaving? Ever wonder why your dog won't obey your com- mands? Come to this session and become aware of why your dog acts like a dog. Learn how to treat your dog like a dog to make him/her a happier, healthier, cen- tered dog. Learn who's the boss so both owner and pet will reap untold pleasures in their relationships! Conducted by an experienced, professional dog trainer and behaviorist Arnie Guadalupe. 60052 Wed Aug 9 1:00–3:00pm SMTG $5R/NR Learn How to Play Hand & Foot A compelling card game where each player is dealt two decks of cards: one 'hand' and one 'foot.' The object of the game is to build melds of cards to form books, score as many points as possible and play all the cards in your 'hand' and 'foot' decks as quickly as pos- sible. This class is taught by Joy Kreick. Thursdays 9:00–10:30am GR Learn How to Play Pinochle Pinochle is a trick-taking game typically for two, three or four players and played with a 48-card Pinochle deck. Players score points by trick-taking and forming combinations of cards into melds. Each hand is played in three phases: bidding, melds, and tricks. Learn how to play and conquer the nuances of this social card game in a free class taught by Darlene McTee. No play Sept 13, 20. Wednesdays 9:00–10:30am GR SPECIAL EVENTS 4th of July Luncheon Let's see who has the most spirit—wear red, white and blue today. The one that is the best dressed will win a prize. We'll also have the star toss and dessert for ever yone. Join us for some sparkling fun!!! Sponsored by Gencare of Renton – The Lodge. Mon July 3 11:15 Contest / 11:30 Lunch A $5 (donation 60 and over) $10 (charge under 60) Thursday Afternoon Dance Thursday Af ternoon Dances are held every Thursday afternoon. No dance July 20, September 14, 21 and 28. Bonnie Birch: July 6, Aug 3, 17, 31, Sept 7 Bill Bennett: July 13, 27, Aug 10, 24 Thursdays 1:00–3:00pm A $2 Bean Bag Baseball Summer is here—come in and cool off. Show everyone how to hit a home run in Bean Bag Baseball. We pick different teams each time. You'll meet new friends while rooting for your team. Meet us in the auditorium. We play every Friday. No play after September 8. Fridays 10:00–11:00am A Sustainable Renton Comes to the Senior Center Sustainable Renton is a non-profit group who use various gardens around Renton with a goal of providing local organically grown produce for a donation. Members of the group will be here on the first and third Friday providing fresh organi- cally grown produce. Look for their table near the entrance of the Senior Center and check out what they have to offer. A donation is accepted but not expected. Fri July 7, 21, Aug 4, 18, Sept 1 11am–1pm Entrance Donation PRESENTATION: Pre-Planning for Funeral & Cemetery Needs Mark Gressler from Greenwood Memorial Park will be here to pro- vide information and answers to any questions you might have for pre-plan- ning needs. Please register at the front reception desk for this presentation. Mon July 10 10:00–11:30am SMTG Bunko Tuesday We've started a fun game. Bunko is a dice game that's easy to learn. If you can roll dice and count, then you can play. You change tables, so you will meet new people each round. We will play 12 rounds and there will be prizes for the most Bunko's and most wins. Sponsored by Gencare of Renton – The Lodge. Tue July 11, Aug 1, Sept 5 10:00–11:00am A

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