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Join us for a variety of classes including arts & crafts, technology, self-management courses, health seminars, and more!

SmartLab Open Lab

This drop-in style program allows you to work on projects, browse the internet, or enjoy catching up on the latest news. Our facility is equipped with PC’s using Windows 10. iPad Pro and Samsung S3 tablets are also coming soon!

Date/Time: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am - 2pm
Location: Kin On Community Room (Seattle)
Fee: FREE


SmartLab Class and Practice Sessions

A series of classes and practice sessions that are designed to make technology, simple, fun, and practical for your everyday life. Use Kin On’s tablets, or bring your own. See below for class schedule.

Date/Time: Saturdays, Oct 14-Nov 18, 10am - 12pm
Location: Kin On Community Room (Seattle)
Fee: FREE

 


SmartLab 1 on 1 Tutoring

Make an appointment with our bilingual IT experts for one-on-one assistance about all things related to technology. Computers using Windows 10 are available, or bring your own laptops, phones or tablets.

Instructor: Victus Wong
Date/Time: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am - 2pm
Location: Kin On Community Room (Seattle)
Fee: FREE


Craft & Chat

Do you want to learn a new craft? Join us to explore your creativity, share ideas and make new friends! Feel free to bring a snack to share. Topics vary each week. Please refer to the schedule below for each instructional class.

Time: Varies
Location: Kin On Community Room (Seattle)
Fee: Members: $10
Non-members: $15


Open Craft Day

Stop by or stay longer to work on your projects and bring something to share for the potluck lunch. No formal instruction is provided although there is a lot of sharing of ideas and techniques. Bring your completed projects for show and tell!

Date/Time: 1st Tuesday of every month, 10am - 4pm
September 5
October 3
November 7
December 5
Location: Kin On Community Room (Seattle)
Fee: FREE


Health Education

Kin On is pleased to offer up-to-date health and wellness seminars and workshops. For details, please refer to the schedule below.
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshops

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. The Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Program contains evidence-based workshops developed by Stanford University designed to help people gain confidence in their ability to manage their chronic health conditions. There is evidence to suggest that those who enroll in CDSME are able to maintain many of their health and behavioral or lifestyle improvements overtime. CDSME is a 6-week, 2.5-hour workshop facilitated by two trained leaders. Participants will learn different tools to help manage their chronic health conditions more effectively. Some of the tools discussed in the workshop include dietary management, exercise, problem solving, decision making, communication and stress management.

Workshops offered: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Chronic Pain Self-Management, Diabetes Self-Management, Matter of Balance (Fall Prevention), Powerful Tools for Caregivers.


For more information or to register, contact us at 206.556.2237 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Community Conversations

Join City of Seattle’s Department of Transportation for a Community Conversation to learn about transit and mobility options, and services that could help reduce your transportation costs. Also, receive updates for upcoming transportation changes along Rainier Avenue South to prevent crashes and improve safety for all travelers. A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP by October 4.

Date/Time: Wed, 10/11, 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Location: Kin On Community Center
Languages: English
Fee: FREE

Class Schedule:

East Meets West: Culturally Responsive Care
  • For those who are new to the western medical system, a health navigation coordinator can help break the language barrier and ensure that you and your loved ones receive the best care possible. Topics may include:
    • choosing between a regular office visit, urgent care, or the emergency room
    • finding doctors or nurses who speak your language
    • understanding the documents you receive from your clinic
    • billing and insurance questions
    Light refreshments will be served. Please register by September 11.
  • Date/Time: Mon, 9/18, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English, Cantonese
Craft & Chat - Floral Money Leis
  • ALOHA...come join the fun, making these beautiful flower money Leis! They are made with artificial flowers, ribbon and real $1 bills. They last forever, or until you spend the money. Great for graduations, celebrations, or as a 'thank you' gift. *Supplies needed: ten new $1 bills, curling ribbon,
    scotch tape, small scissors.
  • Date/Time: WED, 9/27,10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
Adult First Aid, CPR, AED Training
  • This course is intended for individuals who are notn healthcare providers or professional rescuers. After successful completion of the course, including obtaining a passing score on the written exam, attendees will receive a MEDIC First Aid certificate that is valid for two years.
  • Date/Time: THU, 10/5, 9AM–4:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
Community Conversations
  • Join City of Seattle’s Department of Transportation for a Community Conversation to learn about transit and mobility options, and services that could help reduce your transportation costs. Also, receive updates for upcoming transportation changes along Rainier Avenue South to prevent crashes and improve safety for all travelers. A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP by October 4.
  • Date/Time: Wed, 10/11, 12:30 – 2:30 PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshops
  • Date/Time: THU, 10/12, 10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
Craft & Chat - 3D Origami Swan (Part 1 of 2)
  • Also known as golden venture folding, hundreds of small, folded paper triangles are connected with minimal amounts of glue to create an elegant paper swan. Colored paper will be supplied. *Supplies needed: Elmer’s glue, magazine covers (~24 pounds weighted paper) if certain colors are desired.
  • Date/Time: FRI, 10/13 1:00PM-3:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
SmartLab Computer Class - iPads & iPhones Made Easy
  • Learn the basics of using your iPad or iPhone including basic navigation, controls, typing, and more.
  • Date/Time: SAT, 10/14 10AM-12PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English, Chinese
Craft & Chat - 3D Origami Swan (Part 2 of 2)
  • This class is a continuation of Part 1. You will complete your 3D origami masterpiece. *Supplies needed: Elmer’s glue, magazine covers (~24 pounds weighted paper).
  • Date/Time: FRI, 10/17, 1:00PM-3:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshops
  • Date/Time: THU, 10/19, 10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshops
  • Date/Time: THU, 10/26, 10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
SmartLab Computer Class - There’s an App for That
  • Learn how to install apps, use the camera, send/save photos, use browsers, and iMessage.
  • Date/Time: SAT, 10/28 10AM-12PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English, Chinese
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshops
  • Date/Time: THU, 11/2, 10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
Craft & Chat - Beaded Wool Heart Pendant
  • Make a fashion statement by creating a heart shaped pendant using pendleton wool and a variety of beads. No prior sewing experience is needed.
  • Date/Time: WED, 11/18, 10AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshops
  • Date/Time: THU, 11/9, 10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
SmartLab Computer Class - Let’s Connect
  • Learn how to connect with your loved ones anywhere across the globe using chat programs (e.g. WhatsApp, Wechat, or Line) and Skype.
  • Date/Time: SAT, 11/11, 10AM-12PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English, Chinese
Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Workshops
  • Date/Time: THU, 11/16, 10:00AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
  • Languages: English
Craft & Chat - Chinese Paper Cutting
  • Chinese paper cutting is a traditional folk art, in which you will learn traditional paper-cutting skills to create an exquisite paper-cut pendant. *Supplies needed: small, sharp scissors.
  • Date/Time: WED, 12/13, 10AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
Craft & Chat - Chinese Knotting
  • A Chinese knot is tied and woven from a single length of cord into a multitude of designs of varying complexity. Traditional Chinese knots are rich in symbolic meaning, and can be used as good luck charms or beautiful decorations.
  • Date/Time: WED, 12/27 10AM-12:30PM
  • Location: Kin On Community Center
Questions?

For inquiries, contact us at:

206 556 2237 healthyliving@kinon.org

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