Golden Opportunities

Winter 2018

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 | 3 VOLUNTEERING FOR THE NUTRITION PROGRAM Help needed with set up, hostessing, food preparation, washing dishes and cleaning up. Food workers card is required. Hours range from 9:00am to 1:00pm, Monday–Friday. Contact Charles at 425-254-1128 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Recreation facilities are required to recover more of the actual costs of providing programs. Thanks to a donation from our Renton Senior Ad- visory Committee, scholarships are available to qualifying low income seniors to help offset the cost of some classes and programs. For more information or to apply for a scholarship, contact Debbie Little at 425-430-6632. WANTED: NURSE VOLUNTEERS We are looking for retired Regis- tered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to perform blood pressure screenings on Thurs- day mornings. If you are interested please pick up a Volunteer Applica- tion at the Receptionist Desk. CREATIVE ARTS Ceramics This is an ongoing class where you pur- chase your bisque and glaze from the instructor. For more information contact the instructor, Dorothy Cook on class day. Wednesdays /Fridays 9:00am–12:00pm CR $3 Drawing: Graphite/Colored Pencil Develop your skills by practicing with graphite or colored pencil. Using prin- ciples of scientific illustration, capture the beauty and depth of nature while becoming more adept at creating high contrast and dimension to your work. Homework and critiques will be part of our learning process. All skill levels wel- come. Marina Megale has a Professional Certificate in Natural Science Illustration from the University of Washington and a BFA from Cornish Institute. Supply list available upon registration. 60872 Wed Jan 17–Feb 21 1:00–4:00pm 60873 Wed Mar 7–April 11 1:00–4:00pm CR $50R / $60NR Driftwood Sculpture Have you always enjoyed picking up driftwood on the beach, but never knew what to do with it? This is a class for be- ginners who want to learn how to take a piece of driftwood and create a beauti- ful sculpture. All you need is fun in your heart, time on your hands and patience in your soul. A kit is required to start and the $12.00 fee is payable to the in- structor. Please bring a towel. 60874 Thur Jan 4–Jan 25 9:00am–12pm 60875 Thur Feb 1–Feb 22 9:00am–12pm CR $25R / $30NR 60876 Thur Mar 1–Mar 29 9:00am–12pm CR $30R / $36NR Woodcarving Enjoy learning the craft of wood- car ving in this student led course. All levels of carvers, from begin- ners to advanced are encouraged to participate. Tuesdays 9:00am–12:00pm CR Oil Painting Create your own individual painting, bring a photograph, or picture that you would like to paint. Instructor Greta Wiwel will teach brush and palette knife techniques and concentrate on still lifes, florals and landscapes. You are encour- aged to work at your own pace. A supply list is available upon registration. 60877 Tues Jan 2–Feb 6 12:30–3:00pm 60878 Tues Feb 20–Mar 27 12:30–3:00pm CR $33R / $40NR Open Painting Join in this opportunity to partici- pate in an informal art studio. All artists working in any medium (colored pencil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, oil painting, etc.) are invited to participate in this student-led group. There is no formal instruction, just a place to work at your own pace in the medium of your choice. Thursdays 12:30–2:30pm CR Watercolor Experience the joy and beauty of wa- tercolor painting. Learn traditional and experimental watercolor techniques and application. Class includes dem- ons tration, indiv idual assis t ance, discussion, and critique. Instructor con- tinually introduces new methods and projects to expand student's knowledge for watercolor painting, while develop- ing one's own style. Please pick up a supply list upon registration. Instructor Jo Anne Iwasaki. 60879 Mon Jan 22–Feb 26 1:00–3:00pm 60880 Mon Mar 19–Apr 23 1:00–3:00pm CR $42R / $50NR

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