Golden Opportunities

Spring 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 Advisory 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 princi- ples of scientific illustration, capture the beauty and depth of nature while becom- ing more adept at creating high contrast and dimension in your work. Homework and critiques will be part of our learning process. All skill levels welcome. Marina Megale has a Professional Certificate in Natural Science Illustration from the Uni- versity of Washington and a BFA from Cornish Institute. Supply list available upon registration. No class July 4. 61043 Wed Apr 25–May 30 1:00–4:00pm 61042 Wed June 13–July 25 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 beginners 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 instruc- tor. Please bring a towel. 61039 Thur Apr 5–26 9:00am–12:00pm CR $25R / $30NR 61040 Thur May 3–31 9:00am–12:00pm CR $30R / $35NR 61041 Thur June 7–28 9:00am–12:00pm CR $25R / $30NR Woodcarving Enjoy learning the craft of wood- carving in this student led course. All levels of carvers, from beginners to a d v a n c e d a r e e n c o u r a g e d t o 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. 61045 Tue Apr 3–May 8 12:30–3:00pm 61046 Tue May 15–June 19 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 are wel- come to attend, colored pencil, pastel, watercolor, acr ylic, oil painting 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 water- color painting. Learn traditional and experimental watercolor techniques and application. Class includes demonstra- tion, individual assistance, discussion, and critique. Instructor continually intro- duces new methods and projects to expand student's knowledge for water- color painting, while developing one's own style. Supply list available upon registration. 61049 Mon May 7–June 11 1:00–3:00pm CR $35R / $42NR Watercolor Workshop 'Painting with Coffee' Come experience coffee painting. Exper- iment and explore different techniques with coffee to create interesting effects. Come away with beautiful, unique coffee paintings. Bring watercolor brushes and paper and images if you want to paint your own. Coffee and other supplies will be provided. 61391 Mon June 18 12:30–4:00pm CR $32R / $40NR Local trips, page 12

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