Golden Opportunities

Fall 2017

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

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2 | Register for recreation programs online at rentonwa.gov/cybersignup The City of Renton Community Services Department provides a drop-in facility for adults age 50 and older. Our mission is to provide a focal point in our community for quality recreational, social, health, educational, and nutritional services. We offer a variety of activities that encourage fun, friendship, and socialization, in a warm, inviting atmosphere. We invite you to come in and see what we have to offer. We do not provide respite adult day care or services that would normally be provided by a trained attendant, nurse, or personal caregiver. Golden Opportunities Membership The Renton Senior Activity Center is operated by the Community Services Depar tment of the Cit y of Renton. Membership is free and open to anyone age 50 and older. If there is a charge for a class, trip, event, etc., the City of Renton provides a 20% discount for residents. To become a member, please complete your Confidential Medical Emergency Information card. This conf idential information is helpful in case of an emer- gency and to contact you if needed. The information gathered is not used for any commercial uses. The card is available at the reception desk. Renton Senior Activity Center 211 Burnett Avenue N Renton, WA 98057 425-430-6633 // rentonwa.gov Closures The Renton Senior Activity Center will be closed: November 10, 23, 24 and December 25 & 26 Creative Arts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Computer Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Ongoing Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Special Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Special Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Legal Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Financial Workshops . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Extended Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Trips and Tours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Nutrition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Wellness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Special Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 General Information . . . . . . . . . . . 15 REGISTRATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Meeting Space Programs under the auspices of the City of Renton receive first consider- ation, but meeting space is available to Renton-based senior citizen groups. Use is contingent on space and availabil- ity. Interested parties should contact Debbie Little at dlittle@rentonwa.gov or 425- 430 - 6632 for information and scheduling. Senior Advisory Committee: First and third Monday of each month at 10:00am, SMTG National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE): Second Thursday of each month at 1:00pm, LMTG D ID YO U K N OW… Auditorium Closure Closure dates for the Auditorium are September 11 through October 8. Additional upgrades are taking place which will extend its closure. Sack lunches will be available through the Nutrition office start- ing Monday, September 25 through Friday, October 6. Please see Charles for additional information. We anticipate resuming the usage of the Auditorium on Monday, Oct 9. Thank you for your patience and understanding! — Renton Senior Activity Center staff Extended Hours The Renton Senior Activity Center is open until 9:00pm on Wednesday evenings. Additional classes, presentations and special events will be offered during the evening with special emphasis on the soon-to-be-retired and newly retired adult. Please look for the moon symbol throughout this brochure indicating an evening activity. Weather Alert All classes, activities, nutrition and trans- portation services will be canceled due to inclement weather if the Renton School District schools are closed. School clo- sures are announced on local radio and television stations. If schools are open, but the road conditions are questionable, call the Renton Senior Activity Center, 425-430-6633, regarding cancellation of programs, classes and lunch.

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