Golden Opportunities

Winter 2018

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

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8 | Register for recreation programs online at rentonwa.gov/cybersignup Fridays 10 -11am Lobby January 19, February 16, March 16 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. 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 insur- ance premium reduction. Payment is made by check or money order payable to AARP on the first day of class. Regis- tration begins on the first working day of the month. Phone-in registration is accepted. Thur Jan 18 & Jan 25 12:30–4:30pm Thur Feb 15 & Feb 22 12:30–4:30pm Thur Mar 22 & Mar 29 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. Thursdays 9:15–11:30am SMTG Donation Book Club Our book club is going strong and always welcoming more participants. We would love for you to join us. The schedule is as follows: Citizen Vince, Jess Walter Wed Jan 17 10:00–11:30am An Unexpected Light, Jason Elliot Wed Feb 14 10:00–11:30am The Tower, The Zoo and The Tortoise, Julia Stuart Wed Mar 14 10:00–11:30am SS FREE Learn How to Play Pinochle Pinochle is a trick-taking game typically for two, three or four players and played with a 48-card Pi- nochle 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. Wednesdays 9:00–10:30am GR 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. Bocce Ball Equipment available daily Equipment is available during operating hours. Closed on January 1 and 15. Cribbage Thursday mornings Meet for some fun games of cribbage. Double-Deck Pinochle Mondays and Thursdays at 12:30pm Join the group and play double-deck pinochle. Closed on January 1 and 15. Duplicate Bridge Tuesdays, 12:00pm in the Game Room There is a $1 charge. 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 on January 1 and 15. 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. Party Bridge Mondays & Fridays, 12:00pm in the Game Room Closed on January 1 and 15. Pool Open Daily in the Pool Room Pool tournaments are held every other month. See page 6. Closed on January 1 and 15. Progressive Pinochle Wednesdays, 12:30pm in the Large Meeting Room Everyone is welcome! Winners progress to the next table. 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 on January 1 and 15.

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