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Senior University May Class Highlights

May 1, 2024 — You must RSVP to Jana Wennstrom to attend any Senior University Class.  253-752-6219 or jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com Thursday, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, & May 30 Shakespeare Operas A series of lectures will be presented on the rich catalog of operas based on Shakespeare. Selections will include operas from a variety of languages and... Read More

Senior University April Class Highlights

April 1, 2024 — You must RSVP to Jana Wennstrom to attend any Senior University Class.  253-752-6219 or jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com Friday, April 12 Tips for Gender Inclusive Language and LGBTQ Support* Participants will learn LGBTQ terms and inclusive language, current state policies, and ways to be supportive allies and peers. 2:00 – 3:30 pm, MJ Wicks Wellness Center Thursday, April... Read More

Senior University April Class Sneak Preview

March 27, 2024 — You must RSVP to Jana Wennstrom to attend any Senior University Class.  253-752-6219 or jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com Friday, April 12 Tips for Gender Inclusive Language and LGBTQ Support* Participants will learn LGBTQ terms and inclusive language, current state policies, and ways to be supportive allies and peers. 2:00 – 3:30 pm, MJ Wicks Wellness Center Thursday, April... Read More

Senior University March Class Highlights

March 4, 2024 — You must RSVP to Jana Wennstrom to attend any Senior University Class.  253-752-6219 or jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com Friday, March 1, March 8, March 15, & March 22 Discover Drums! Learning Percussion and Drum Circle* Join us to experience what music making can be like as part of a real drum circle! No prior experience is needed, and... Read More

Senior University March Class Sneak Preview

February 27, 2024 — You must RSVP to Jana Wennstrom to attend any Senior University Class.  253-752-6219 or jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com Friday, March 1, March 8, March 15, & March 22 Discover Drums! Learning Percussion and Drum Circle* Join us to experience what music making can be like as part of a real drum circle! No prior experience is needed, and... Read More

Senior University February Class Highlights

February 1, 2024 — You must RSVP to Jana Wennstrom to attend any Senior University Class.  253-752-6219 or jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com Friday, February 2 Paint and Sip – Colorful Octopus# Artväna, the leading Paint & Sip Events provider for Western Washington, will provide a fun and accessible art instruction experience with step-by-step painting instructions to create your very own artwork. No... Read More

FTJ Senior University December Class Highlights

December 1, 2023 — Monday, December 4 By a Lady: A Look at Jane Austen’s World* Tames gives an engaging description of what it was like to be alive during the time Jane Austen wrote her books. In the first half of this program, Tames Alan appears in an authentic Regency dress that any of Jane Austen’s characters would... Read More

Senior University November Class Highlights

November 1, 2023 — Friday, November 3, November 10, & November 17 Creative Writing and Poetry Explore the literary arts through this inclusive creative writing series. Each session will feature a unique, short writing project that calls on participants to reflect on their own life, special memories, values, and experiences – those things that make you ‘you’! The writing... Read More

Senior University December Class Sneak Preview

November 1, 2023 — Monday, December 4 By a Lady: A Look at Jane Austen’s World* Tames gives an engaging description of what it was like to be alive during the time Jane Austen wrote her books. In the first half of this program, Tames Alan appears in an authentic Regency dress that any of Jane Austen’s characters would... Read More

Senior University October Class Highlights

October 6, 2023 — Monday, October 2 Around The World with Nellie Bly – A Living History Performance by Debbie Dimitre Join living history performer, Debbi Dimitre, as she portrays Nellie Bly, the first female investigative journalist in America.   Must RSVP to Jana to attend.  jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com or 253-756-6219. 3:00 pm, MJ Wicks Wellness Center Wednesday, October 11 Glaciers at... Read More

Senior University November Class Sneak Preview

October 6, 2023 — Friday, November 3, November 10, & November 17 Creative Writing and Poetry Explore the literary arts through this inclusive creative writing series. Each session will feature a unique, short writing project that calls on participants to reflect on their own life, special memories, values, and experiences – those things that make you ‘you’! The writing... Read More

Senior University August Class Highlights

August 1, 2023 — Friday, August 4, August 11, August 18, & August 25 American Mah Jong, Beginning Level* Mah Jong is a game of calculation, skill, and strategy employing tiles with Chinese Characters. Players seek to acquire specific tiles to form a “mah jong” in a predetermined pattern. In the American version, several exchanges of tiles among players... Read More

Senior University September Class Sneak Preview

August 1, 2023 — Friday, September 1, September 8, September 15, September 22, & September 29 Writing Forever Letters* This 5-week course introduces participants to the value of writing about their own beliefs and values to the people important in their lives, whether they be living or have passed on. This class will teach the value of writing Forever... Read More