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The Kent Senior Activity Center

600 E Smith Street in Kent, Washington

253-856-5150

Senior Special Interest Groups

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Adult Coloring Club

Thursdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Coloring isn't just for kids. In fact, adult coloring is said to enhance a person’s mood, reduce anxiety, and relieve stress. Health benefits also include exercising fine motor skills and training the brain to focus. If you are looking for a simple and fun way to have more color and creativity in your life, our Adult Coloring Club is the group for you. No art experience necessary! Bring your own coloring book or coloring pages, colored pencils, markers, or crayons. We'll have a few supplies on hand, including some detailed coloring pages.

Bring Your Own Craft

Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – Noon

Friends, new and old, come to work on dolls, crochet, scrapbooks, knitted items, and needlepoint. Most importantly, join us for conversation and socializing. All crafters welcome.

Drama - “Knot Quite Write Players” Readers Theater

Mondays –Time varies

The Kent Senior Activity Center’s Readers Theater troupe entertains crowds twice a year and welcomes new members. For more info, please email hreynolds@kentWA.gov or call 253-856-5164.

Fly Tying

Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. – Noon

Join other anglers and tie flies for our upcoming adventures.  For more info call John at 253-856-5163.

Gardening - O’Brien Garden Club

3rd Friday, 11 a.m.

If you have an interest in gardening, come and check out O’Brien Garden Club.  New members are always welcome. Annual dues are $20.00. For more information, contact Susan at 425-392-8151 or Pat at 253-854-4300. 

Knitting - Hooks ‘N Needles R Us

Thursdays, 1 – 2 p.m.

Bring your embroidery projects, knitting, or any needlework and join this group.   

Poetry Is Fun! Club

1st & 3rd Fridays, 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

If you would like to listen, read, discuss and/or receive critique for a poem you’ve written or are writing, come to this group. Experienced and published poet Jim Teeters volunteers to facilitate this group and welcomes all who appreciate listening to or writing poetry. No experience required. For information call Helena at 253-856-5164.  

Tattered Pages Book Club

1st Wednesdays, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Special thanks to Auburn Meadows for co-sponsoring

our Book Club refreshments. New members are always welcome whether you have read the monthly selection or not.  Our 2020 Book Selection process begins Wednesday, Sept. 4th.   Please call Helena at 253-856-5164 for more information.

Book selections:

September 4      Varina    Charles Frazier (Fiction)

October 2            Before We Were Yours  Lisa Wingate (Fiction)

November 6       An Edible History of Humanity  Tom Standage (Non-Fiction)

December 4       The Whole Town's Talking  Fannie Flagg (Fiction)

 Call Helena at 253-856-5164 for more information.  

Tattered Pages Book Club Speedy Readies Session

Wednesdays, January 16, March 20 & May 15

Noon, Lunch at Stafford Suites, 1 pm Discussion

Looking for more reading enjoyment?  Join the Speedy Readies, held at Stafford Suites every other month, for an additional book club opportunity.

The 2019 selections are:

September 18   A Gentleman in Moscow  Amor Towles (Fiction)

 November 13    The President is Missing  Bill Clinton/James Patterson (Fiction)

Woodcarving

Wednesdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Work with others who share your interest in woodwork and practice the fundamentals of carving.