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The computer helpers are so patient and helpful. My phone has become a lifeline I use every day.

Enrichment Programs

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COSMOLOGY

This class is a peer-led science discussion on the fascinating subject of cosmology.

Thursdays, 9:45 a.m. at the Suzanne Patterson Building
Fee: $20 annual

Contact: Bruce Wallman at brucewallman@gmail.com for more information

DISCOVER DRAWING

Join Alex Koltchev for a drawing class. All levels are welcome, including beginner. Alex holds an advanced degree in art from Bulgaria and has worked as a graphic designer, art director, and illustrator.

Mondays, 10:30 a.m. at the Suzanne Patterson Building
Fee: $30/month for residents; $40/month for non-residents

FINDING COLOR, TEXTURE, AND LIGHT WITH PAINT

Whether you are a novice or expert, instructor Christina Rang will guide you through the artistic process of painting in watercolor or acrylics. Christina studied at the Berlin Art Academy and received a BA from Elmira College in the US. She has extensive experience creating custom murals and ceramic tiles.

Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. at the Suzanne Patterson Building
Fee: $30/month for residents; $40/month for non-residents

INSPIRATION THROUGH MIXED MEDIA

In this immersive and experimental class, instructor Hannah Fink will get your creative juices flowing. For inspiration, each session begins with a short talk about an artist of note. Then you’ll dive into artistic exploration using your chosen media, including watercolor, acrylic, or collage. This class will focus on color, composition, shape, and more. Students at all levels are welcome. Develop your aesthetic and create adventurously!

Hannah has taught fine arts at The College of New Jersey for more than fifteen years and is in her thirtieth year at PSRC. Hannah has a Masters in Fine Arts from San Francisco State University.

Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. at the Suzanne Patterson Building
Fee: $30/monthly for residents; $40/monthly for non-residents

PAINTING AND SELF EXPRESSION — NEW CLASS!

This class will emphasize the components of the creative painting technique. Thought will be given to composition, subject matter, shape, light, movement, and structure. Join master instructor Christina Rang as she encourages you to explore your creative choices and personal expression.

Fridays, 10:30 a.m. at the Suzanne Patterson Building
Fee: $30/monthly for residents; $40/monthly for non-residents

TECHNOLOGY LAB

PSRC’s Technology Lab offers help with your digital devices. Our proficient and patient volunteers are familiar with Apple, Windows, and Android devices, and they will be happy to help you with your laptop computer, tablet, smart phone, or eBook reader. They can also show you how to search for information on the internet, use email, format a document, set up a spreadsheet, or prepare a presentation.

Our volunteers are available on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

The Tech Lab is located in the Suzanne Patterson Building, and our volunteers are available:
Tuesdays — 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (extended hours on Tuesdays through month of October!)
Wednesdays — 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Fridays — 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
No Fee. Registration encouraged, click here.

We also have desktop computers you can use whenever our offices are open. Classes also offered frequently — check our calendar for current offerings.

TRUE STORIES: A MEMOIR WRITING CLASS

This class is now taking a waitlist. Call 609.924.7108 to be added to the list.

Join Betty Lies for an introductory class for those interested in penning their personal story. This class will give you the basics of memoir craft and will help you to launch the book you’ve always hoped to write.

THE WONDER OF WORDPLAY

This class is now taking a waitlist. Call 609.924.7108 to be added to the list.

Join an ongoing group to read, discuss, and write poetry. No writing experience is required, only an interest in a journey to a realm of poetic language.

Mondays, 2:00 p.m. at the Suzanne Patterson Building
Fee: $20 annual

Instructor: Rice Lyons

WRITING YOUR LIFE

This class is now taking a waitlist. Call 609.924.7108 to be added to the list.

Join instructor Betty Lies to discover the joys of personal writing. Learn how to organize your life journey and create a compelling story. Betty will guide you through this process, encouraging you to write separate pieces of memory rather than trying to create an autobiography. No writing experience is necessary.

Betty has years of experience teaching English to college and high school students.

Mondays, 10:30 a.m. in Monument Hall – East Conference Room
Fee: $36/quarter for residents; $48/quarter for non-residents

Additional Enrichment Programs

ART SHOWS

In the Spring we hold a show of the works of our art students. Throughout the year we also hang work of various local artists.

FYI SEMINARS

Informational seminars presented by area professionals cover a wide range of topics, including health, retirement, safety, downsizing, and organizing, legal and financial issues and more. Most are held Monday at 1:00 p.m.; watch the monthly newsletter for specific topics, dates, and times. No fee.

MOVIES

Popular movies are shown on the first Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m., and weekly during the summer on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and Fridays at 1:00 p.m. No fee. Watch the monthly newsletter for specific titles, dates, and times.

OPERA VIDEOS

In January and June, in collaboration with Princeton Friends of Opera, we show weekly opera videos. Watch the Newsletter for specific titles, dates and times.

SPECIAL SPEAKERS

Throughout the year, special speakers present on books they have written, travels, hot issues, and topics of interest. Watch the monthly newsletter for details.

TED TALKS

First we watch a TED talk, then we discuss it. Check the monthly newsletter for topic listings. Discussions are facilitated by Helen Burton. All are welcome. No fee. Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Suzanne Patterson Building.

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