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 | 9 Self Defense Learn how to defend yourself in this fun four-week class. This course will help teach awareness and techniques on how to understand your environment and avoid and escape potentially dangerous situations. Students will learn physical techniques to protect and safely remove themselves from dangerous situations. 60920 Wed Jan 24–Feb 14 10:00–11:00am SMTG $20NR / $24NR Writing for Fun The main purpose is to provide a posi- tive environment for seniors to share their creative writing. We strive to pro- vide a warm, supportive environment for positive and constructive feed- back. Members of this group can share many forms of creative writings in- cluding memoirs, poetry, short stories, essays and observations. Publication is always possible but not a primary goal. Writing can become a medium for self-reflection, self-expression and com- munication. No class on January 15. 60905 Mon Jan 8–Mar 19 10:45am-12:30pm SS $10R / $12NR SPECIAL EVENTS Bunko Tuesday 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 Bunkos and most wins. Sponsored by Gencare of Renton–The Lodge. Tues Jan 2, Feb 6, Mar13 10:00–11:00am A Bingo Thanks to Sylvester Cugini, who is funding this program in memory of his mother Emma, you can once again play bingo with us and win a prize. A big thank you to our volun- teers Gene Hill, Diana and Ron Duppenthaler. Thur Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1 1:00–3:00pm LMTG Thursday Afternoon Dance Thursday Afternoon Dances are held every Thursday afternoon. No Dance January 18. Bonnie Birch – Jan 4, Feb 1, Feb 15, Mar 1 Mar 15, Mar 29 Bill Bennett – Jan 11, Jan 25, Feb 8, Feb 22, Mar 8, Mar 22 Thursdays 1:00pm–3:00pm A $2 SPEAKER Changes in Medicare If you signed up for a Medicare plan and aren't sure it's the right one for you now is your chance to change it. You have a grace period to change your plan and Pamela Miller from The Assurance Group is here to help navigate you through this process. Register by calling 425-430-6633. Tues Jan 9 12:30pm–1:30pm SMTG SPEAKER Housing Consultant There comes a time when living at home is no longer the safest or best option for seniors. Finding appro- priate housing is a big step. Our session will address the variety of options that are available, with and without care needs, and how to navigate the choices you will have. We will also provide infor- mation on resources that are available to help you through the process. Please register by calling 425-430-6633. Tues Jan 16 10:00am–11:00am SMTG Seattle Banjo Club Come by and listen to music that you can no longer find on the radio. Join in and sing along to your old time favorites, Five Foot Two; Bill Bailey; California, Here I Come; and the Beer Barrel Polka! Enjoy the music and stay for lunch. Tues Jan 23, Feb 20, Mar 20 10am–12pm A Visionworks at Renton Landing Visionworks will be setting up a benef it table at the Renton Senior Activity Center where they will be adjusting glasses, providing information on which insurance plans are in the net- work , and reviewing all in -store promotions and coupons that you can take advantage of. You are encouraged to bring in your glasses for any adjust- ments, screws replaced or tightened, l e n s c l e a n i n g a n d n o s e p i e c e replacements. Tues Jan 23 10:00am–1:00pm SMTG

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