Workshops and Seminars

Computer Classes

In order to be assured of your space in a class, or to make sure a class will be held, register & pay fees at least 3 days before the class date. Please Note: The classes are designed for PCs only; sorry no Macs at this time.

The Senior Center has new computers with Windows 7. We will have 3 students per class with more individual attention. Syllabus at the Front Desk. However, if you have a laptop, you are encouraged to bring it for two reasons: you can be sure to have a space in class and also learn how to use your own machine. If you have a laptop with a Windows 10 Program, our instructor can help you. Just ask for the Windows 10 instruction time. Please remember to bring your laptop.

Computer & Camera Instruction
Mondays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Members: $22, Non-members: $25
Make one hour appointments at the Front Desk or by calling (206) 365-1536
Computer instructor, Dick Harrison
Individual instruction with computer/point and shoot camera skills can be provided by appointment. Instruction is available for any of the following areas:

  • Computer Basics
  • Intermediate Computer, including instruction in Microsoft Word or Excel
  • Digital Camera Basics (for point-and-shoot cameras, not SLRs)
  • Working with digital picture files, taken with a camera or cell phone
  • Email which includes sending attachments
  • Facebook, Skype

You may use one of our computers or bring your own laptop. The Senior Center has two computers with the Windows 7 Program.

Cancellations: Please notify the center 48 hours in advance if you must cancel an ap- pointment. Refunds may or may not be given.

Please note: Computers are available for use by center participants when not in use for instruction or for a class. Check with the Front Desk for an available time.

Crafts

Handcrafters
Mondays, 9:30 — 11:30 am
Exercise Room. A group that meets each week to help produce items for our Holiday Bazaar held each November.

Basic Knitting
Mondays, noon – 2:00 pm
Members: $2, Non-members: $4
Exercise Room
Instructor: Donna Ault
Donna can fix almost any mess and can teach you almost anything you need to know about knitting!

Woodcarving
Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Members: $6, Non-members: $8. Additional fee for project supplies.
Exercise Room.
Experienced teacher, Jerry Clapp
Jerry will furnish material for beginners projects. Experienced carvers can bring their own projects. Tools will be available for purchase.

Quilting
Tuesdays, noon – 3:00 pm
Craft Room
We welcome all level quilters! You are welcome to join us and work on your own project.

Driftwood Sculpture
Tuesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Members: $6.25, Non-members: $8.25. Basic tools available for $15.
Instructor: Elizabeth Lamphere
Learn to transform rough wood into a beautiful sculpture.

Education & Languages

Spanish Conversation For Advanced Beginners
Mondays, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Members: $2, Non-members: $4
Game Room

Senior Center Book Club
2nd Tuesdays, 1:00 pm
Members: $2, Non-members: $4
Computer Room
See the newsletter for the Spring Book List.

What’s Up..What’s New
Third Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 pm
Members: $2, Non-members: $4
Enjoy guest speakers. Open to all Center participants. See the newsletter for more information.

Intermediate French
Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Members: $20, Non-members: $23 – per month
Conference Room
Instructor: Jill Capozzoli
Intermediate level or above. Apprenez le français en s’amusant! Please Note: admission to the class is at the discretion of the instructor. Also, guest observers will need to meet with the instructor privately for an evaluation before they are admitted to the class.

Current Events
Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Members: $2, Non-members: $4
Exercise Room
Have you found a newspaper, radio or on-line item you would like to discuss with other thoughtful seniors? If so, come by on Thursday afternoon and check it out!

Health and Fitness

Please make payments for classes at the Front Desk. All classes, activities and events arranged at this Senior Center are for the convenience and pleasure of the participants who desire to attend. The Senior Center does not assume any responsibility for the well being or safety of the participants or their property in any matters pertaining to said activities and events. Members and their guests participate at their own risk and should not expect or hold the Senior Center responsible in any way. The Senior Center offers a variety of classes, but does not endorse any speakers.

Level 1 EnhanceFitness Class
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:15 am
Members: $3, Non-members: $3.50
Instructor: Cece Ryan.
Pay at the Front Desk.
This chair exercise class is designed for people with limited mobility. No charge for Eligible Group Health Members (those who have Medicare Parts A & B and are “locked in”). You may purchase a Level 1 Enhance Fitness ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days.

EnhanceFitness
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Members: $3, Non-members: $3.50
Dining Room
(10 am class has a few openings. Must talk to instructor before class.)
Instructor: Toshiko Aramaki
Pay at the Front Desk
For people wishing to improve physical conditioning and decrease risk of injuries. No charge for Eligible GroupHealth Members(those who have Medicare Parts A & B and are “locked in”). Purchase an EnhanceFitness ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. MUST talk with the instructors before participating in any EnhanceFitness class.

EnhanceFitness
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Members: $3, Non-members: $3.50
Spartan Gym
Instructor, Sherry Herdrick
Pay at the Front Desk
For people wishing to improve physical conditioning and decrease risk of injuries. No charge for Eligible Group Health Members (those who have Medicare Parts A & B and are “locked in”). Purchase an EnhanceFitness ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days. MUST talk with the instructors before participating in any classes!

Tai Chi/Qi Gong
Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Members: $5, Non-members: $7
Spartan Recreation Center
Instructor: Marivic Weathers
Purchase all individual class and tickets for multiple classes at the Senior Center Front Desk.
Helps breathing, balance, stress relief. You may purchase a Tai Chi Exercise ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days.

Fall Prevention Exercises
Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:15 am to 12:15 pm
Members: $4, Non-members: $4.50
Exercise Room
Instructor Toshiko Aramaki
Class almost full, talk to the instructor.Exercises with a concentration on building and maintaining balance. You may purchase a Fall Prevention Exercise ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days.

Hawaiian Hula
Mondays, 6:00- 7:00 pm
Members: $8, Non-members: $10
Instructor: Kathy DeAguiar
People of all ages will benefit from this class that will broaden cultural horizons, help with grace, coordination flexibility and stamina.

Can Do
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Members: $8, Non-members: $10, Cancer survivors: $3
Instructor: Toshiko Aramaki
Low Impact Exercise Class: Learn a variety of exercises to increase muscular strength, range of motion, boost your energy level, burn calories, reduce stress. All while the instructor adapts to your individual need. Cancer survivors and those with lymphedema are encouraged to come. First timers please come 10 minutes early to fill out forms.

Clogging
Mondays, 10:30 am to noon
Members: $2, Non-members: $4
Gymnastics Room in the Spartan Gym.

Beginning Line Dance
Tuesdays, 2:45 – 3:45 pm
Members: $6, Non-members: $8
Dining room
Instructor: Denise Hunsaker
A class just for those who are totally new to Line Dance, but want to get started! May purchase a Line Dance ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days.

Line Dance, Advanced Beginner To Intermediate
Tuesdays, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Members: $6, Non-members: $8
Dining Room
Instructor: Denise Hunsaker
May purchase a Line Dance ticket for up to 15 sessions, good for 90 days.

Hula
Thursdays, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Members: $2, Non-members: $4
Dining Room
Instructor: Kathy DeAguiar
Early practice at 1:00 for those wishing extra practice time.

Visual & Performing Arts

Acrylic Painting
Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30 am
Members: $3, Non-members: $3.50
Exercise Room
Join us each week. Bring your acrylics, pastels, almost any art medium. (No oils, please.) We help each other in class and do our own thing.

Shoreline-LFP Senior Singers
Thursdays at 10 – 11:15 am
Members: $2, Non-members: $4
All music lovers are welcome to join us. No auditions ever; just fun! Join us even if you plan to mostly listen and enjoy. Drop-in when you can.

Policies

Please make payments for classes at the Front Desk. Please prepay for each month or sessions of classes in which you participate. Canisters for fees will be provided in facilitated classrooms.

All classes, activities and events arranged at this Senior Center are for the convenience and pleasure of the participants who desire to attend. The Senior Center does not assume any responsibility for the well being or safety of the participants or their property in any matters pertaining to said activities and events. Members and their guests participate at their own risk and should not expect or hold the Senior Center responsible in any way. The Senior Center offers a variety of classes, but does not endorse any speakers.

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center offers a variety of information classes, but does not endorse any speaker. The presenters have been asked not to solicit or call any clients and to give information ONLY.

We suggest you listen to a variety of presenters before you make any kind of decision. Presentations are meant as an educational opportunity and no marketing is allowed.