Senior Education Classes

Contributed by Linda Myers-Steele

Senior Ed is directed toward adults 50+ years interested in keeping mentally active, curious, learning something, and having fun. No tests, grades, and homework. Classes are free of charge; minimal fees for supplies as noted. WASI (Wasilla Area Seniors Inc.) hosts the classes and the instructors volunteer their time. Location: Wasilla Senior Center, 1301 Century Circle, Wasilla.

Book club - “I Read What I Want to Read” - Tuesday, April 23, from 3:00PM to 4:00PM.
Participants will be given an opportunity to share a summary of their book of interest with others. Learn from others about books that might interest you; future date, May 21.

Facilitator: Andi Nations, Retired Public School Educator/Non-Profit Facilitator

Acrylic painting class series - Alaskan Landscape (LIMIT 20 PERSONS)
Judy Vars, Grumbachers Certified Instructor
Register by sending email to
Supply Fee: $10.00 (please pay the instructor at first class)

Tuesday, April 30, 2:00-4:00PM: Art Basics; Color, Value, Form, Composition, Drawing and Underpainting
Tuesday, May 7, 2:00-4:00PM: Continue work on painting with step-by-step instructions
Tuesday, May 14, 2:00-4:00PM: Finish art work, put on final touches, and sign your name!!