Upcomiing Classes


Complete Class Schedule(s):   Summer 2014 |  Featured Classes

 

For complete class listings click on the link(s) above or pick up a copy of The Review (our quarterly newspaper) at the Phinney Center (6532 Phinney Ave N) - also available online at phinneycenter.org/review. Also, you can see a more complete listing of classes offered at Greenwood Senior Center here.

 

How to register:

Please call the corresponding number below to sign up for a class.

 

PC = Class held at Phinney Center (6532 Phinney Ave N) | Call 206.783.2244 for class registration.
GSC = Class held at Greenwood Senior Center (525 N 85th Street) | Call 206.297.0875 for class registration.


  

 

August
 

8/29 - Friday
Furniture Repair Demo at Phinney Farmers Market

PC Upper Lot, 3-5 pm. FREE.

 

For more classes at Greenwood Senior Center, click here.

 
September
 

9/4 - Thursday        

Put Pain in Its Place
GSC, Thu, 10-11am. Free.
Osteoarthritis pain profoundly affects 27 million Americans. Take action to live life to its fullest. Learn to prevent, manage and relieve pain. Be inspired to build your life around wellness. You will also learn effec-tive and safe exercises from the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Please RSVP at 206.297.0875.

 

9/9 - Tuesday        

Love Your Skin
GSC, Tues, 10am-12pm. Free
As the weather turns, it can wreak havoc on your skin. Learn ways to keep your skin soft and hydrated during the fall and winter months. Enjoy a Mary Kay pampering facial, hand, and lip treatment while learning tips and tricks on how to take care of your skin. Refreshments will be served and goodie bags provided for all attendees. Six students max. Registration: 206.297.0875

 

9/9-23 - Tuesdays & Thursdays 

Walk With Ease: An Arthritis Pain Management Class
GSC, Tue & Thu, 11am-12pm. $20.
Did you know that three of the four sources of osteoarthritis pain can be man-aged through movement?  Learn to design the right exercise program for you.  You will also learn effective and safe exercises from the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program.*No class Sep 30 & Oct 2. Registration required: 206.386.9106.

 

9/8-10/13 - Mondays

Web Design Basics
GSC, Mon, 1-2:30pm. $10 PNA Member/$15 Public.
Want a website, but don’t know where to begin? This class covers the fundamentals of creating sites using Wordpress and SquareSpace. Wordpress is the versatile platform which runs an incredible 19% of all websites. SquareSpace is a next-generation platform that uses a simple interface to create eCommerce ready sites. Must be comfortable working online. Registration required: 206.297.0875

 

9/10 - Wednesday     

Long-Term Care 101
GSC, Wed, 11am-12pm. Free
Understand your options and make informed choices when choosing long-term care for yourself or a loved one. Tina Hall of Era Living will address the different types of senior care and housing options available, from in-home care through nursing home care and everything in between. Registration: 206.297.0875.

 

9/11 - Thursday

Fall Card Making
GSC, 1-3 pm, $7 PNA Member/$10 Public

 

9/13 - Saturday

Babysitter Training

PC, 9 am to 2:00 pm. $70 PNA Member / $75 Public

 

9/16 - Tuesday      

Maintain Your Brain: Strategies for Staying Sharp
GSC, Tues, 1:30-3pm. Free
This workshop is presented by the Northwest Research Group on Aging from the University of Washington’s School of Nursing. They will share well researched and documented ideas for steps we can take to enhance our memory and quality of life. Learn how to identify common memory complaints and changes; how to recognize the importance of healthy habits to maintain mental and physical health; and how to enact at least one change in behavior this month to help with your health and wellbeing. Registration: 206.297.0875.

 

9/17 - Wednesday     

Henna Demonstration
GSC, Wed, 1-2pm. $6 PNA Members/$8 Public
Henna dye has long been used for cosmetic purposes and its application still remains an important tradition in many parts of the world. Come learn about the history and practice of this interesting art and leave with a beautiful henna “tattoo” of your choosing. Henna artist Antoinette Hippe has been practicing henna application since 1998 and is the owner of Magic Magpie Studio: www.antoin.net. Registration: 206.297.0875.

 

9/19 - Friday

Infant/Child CPR
PC, Room 6, 7-8:30 pm. $15 PNA Member/$20 Public

 

9/20 - Saturday

CPR/First Aid/HIV Certification
PC, Room 6, 9 am-1 pm. $35 PNA Member/$40 Public

 

9/23 - Tuesday   

Get Out & Get Going on Metro
GSC, Tue, 1-2pm. Free.
Receive free individualized bus training and learn about public transportation. Transit instruction can give you confidence to travel safely and comfortably. Find out about the Regional Reduced Fare Card, the ORCA Card, and ACCESS. Become connected with widely used transportation services by seniors. Expand your independence and travel options!

               

9/24 - Wednesday

Financial Planning For the Newly Retired              
GSC, Wed, 1-2: pm. Free.
Can you maintain your lifestyle and avoid outliving your money? We’ll discuss areas of planning to consider while building a financially solid retirement for yourself and your loved ones. Review making the most of your social security benefits, long term care options, and basic estate planning.

 

9/26 - Friday

Pedestrian Safety Workshop
GSC, Fri, 10-11am. Free
The Seattle Department of Transportation will present tips to keep you moving safely around Seattle. FREE safety reflectors and snacks will be provided. seattle.gov/besupersafe or 206.684.WALK.

 

For more classes at Greenwood Senior Center, click here.

 
Ongoing Classes
 

Mondays: Spanish Conversation Group I & II
PC, Teachers Lounge. 6-8pm. $20/month. First night free!

 

Wednesdays: Open Lab Group Mentoring: Computer Support
GSC. 10am-noon. Free.

 

Wednesdays: Watercolor & Drawing
GSC. 10 am-noon. $10/PNA member per class.

 

 

FEATURED CLASSES
Backyard Aquaponics Demo
 
Furniture Repair Demo
 
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