Upcomiing Classes

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Spring 2017 Schedule
| Greenwood Senior Center Classes


Please Note Locations:

PC=Phinney Center (6532 Phinney Ave N) | Click on class title to register online or call 206.783.2244 to register by phone.
GSC=Greenwood Senior Center (525 N 85th Street) | Call 206.297.0875 to register or RSVP (no online registration at this time).


For more classes at Greenwood Senior Center, click here.

3/30-6/1 - Thursdays
Writing and Publishing
1:15-3:15 pm. GSC. $10 drop-in.
Turn your memoir, nonfiction, or fiction books into paperbacks and/or eBooks for loved ones or anyone! Use our computer lab or your laptop. OR just come to share and hear stories. A place to learn skills in writing, book formatting, and publishing. Instructor is broadly published, editor of over a dozen magazines and hundreds of books. RSVP: 206.297.0875.


4/24-5/22 – Mondays

Comprehending Hip Hop : History...Music...Culture - CANCELED until Fall
Gain a greater understanding of hip hop culture – DJs, MCs, B-Boys and Graffiti Writers. During this 5- week intergenerational course, embark on a deep examination and discussion of the elements of this great American art form. Spin is a lifelong hip hop fan, promoter and translator exploring this historically rich culture through words and images.


4/27 – Thursday
Emerging Trends for Healthy Homes- canceled
7-8:30 pm. PC Blue Building. $15 PNA member, $25 Public
Older homes in our community may not be healthy for their inhabitants with excess moisture or dust, toxic off-gassing, lead paint or asbestos. Learn essential steps to create a healthy home during remodel or new construction including how newly emerging technology like IAQ house monitors can be integrated into smart home.


5/2 – Tuesday
Creating Backyard Cottages
7-9 pm. PC Blue Building. $15 PNA Member/$25 Public

An expanded class on the why, what, where, which and how of creating a backyard cottage. Plus, are your neighbors also thinking of building a DADU? Does it make sense to collaborate with your neighbors to create an economy of scale? Bring them along! What about changes to the Seattle Land Use code? What's happening now?

5/3– Wednesday
Twitter Basics
10 am-12 pm. GSC. $7 PNA. Members/$10 Public. RSVP: 206.297.0875
Twitter is an amazing communication tool you can use on your computer, tablet, or cell phone. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to what it is and how it works. We will walk through how to set up your account and then send your first tweets. Learn about handles, hashtags and how to use Twitter wisely to connect without getting into trouble.

5/5-26 – Fridays
Block Printing
12:30-3 pm. GSC. $50 PNA Members/$58 Public, $20 supply fee.
RSVP: 206.297.0875.
Hand print your unique designs with easy to carve Safety-Kut blocks. This class will cover the process, from designing and carving, to preparing the ink and printing successfully. Bring your own 4x6 blocks or purchase from teacher.

5/5 – Friday
Later Life Leadership
1-3 pm. GSC. Free. Register: 206.297.0875.

Are you seeing a need in your community but worry about your ability to lead? This is your time! Your life experience can translate into a capacity for leadership. Learn clear, specific steps and skills you can use to develop your leadership approach and discuss how to put your life experience to work in a variety of ways.

5/13 – Saturday
CPR/First Aid/HIV Certification
9am-1pm. PC Blue Building.
$35 PNA Member/$45 Public.

5/21 – Sunday
Earthquake Home Retrofit
2 pm-4 pm. PC Blue Building. Free. Registration required.
Reduce the potential for damage to your home. We'll show you how to assess your home’s needs and how to use City of Seattle’s pre-engineered plans to permit and retrofit your home. Become an informed consumer or learn what you need to do a retrofit yourself.

5/25 – Thursday

Card Making
1-3 pm. GSC. $7 PNA Member/$10 Public.
Registration required. 206.297.0875.

Handmade cards are fun to receive and even more fun to create! All materials included in this hands-on workshop. Veteran card makers will help show you the ropes and provide assistance with stamping, embossing, cutouts and a variety of other techniques. Whether experienced or not, you will leave with several gift-ready cards.

For more classes at Greenwood Senior Center, click here.




Home & Garden


Spanish Conversation Group I & II
Mondays, 6-8pm. PC Blue Building. $20/month. First night free! Call 206.783.2244 to register.


Spanish Language Conversation Group
Wednesdays, 10am-12 pm. GSC.
By donation.


Yoga for All Levels
Thursdays, 2:30–3:45 pm. GSC.
$5 PNA Member, $6 Public.


Yoga for Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 am. GSC.
$5 PNA Member, $6 Public


Line Dancing
Tuesdays, 1-2 pm. GSC.
$6 PNA Member, $8 Public.


Essential Tai Chi & Qigong
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-10 am.
10 week session. GSC.
$100 1x/week, $140-$165 2x/week.


Balance in Action
Thursdays, 1-2 pm. GSC. $7.


Jewelry Making Class
1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 1-3 pm. GSC. $5 + 10 Supply Fee.


Watercolor & Drawing
Wednesdays, 10 am-noon. GSC. $12/PNA member per class.


Watercolor Painting
Wednesdays, 1-4 pm. GSC.
$15 PNA Member, $18 Public. Some experience necessary.