b'www.desmoineswa.gov/dash | Recreation 206-870-6527 | Senior Services 206-878-1642 | Meeting & Facility Rental 206-870-9370www.desmoineswa.gov/dash | Senior Services 206-878-1642BLUEPRINT FOR LIVING WORKSHOPSA series of workshops and presentations designed toIs This A Healthy Choice?enhance your independence. Presentations are free unlessUnderstanding Food Labelsotherwise noted and held at the Des Moines Activity Center.So youre trying to eat healthy, but as soon as you start Register in advance by calling 206-878-1642. reading food labels, things can get confusing. Learn to Caregiver Support Group decipher some common, but often misunderstood terms Des Moines Activity Center hosts a weekly caregiver support(fat free, organic, non-GMO, etc.) and gain confidence that group. As a supportive, informal group, caregivers share withyoure making the right food choices for you. Learn to find others who are experiencing the same joys and challenges,the information you need. Instructor: Bridget Kubes, Garden and who can empathize and offer valuable insights,Truck Educatorsuggestions and resources. Caregivers are welcome to bringTueAug 1310:3011:30amtheir loved one, and a volunteer will provide activities forCooking with Herbs and Herb Butter Tastingthem. No registration necessary. In cooperation with DesCome learn how to use simple herbs to brighten up even Moines United Methodist Church. simple meals. You dont need to be a great cook to learn ThuOngoing23:30pm which herbs go with what foods and vegetables to make Single Senior Conversation them taste better and more fun to prepare. Youll make Single people outnumber married people in Americaseveral herb butters and taste them on various vegetables today, and about 18 million of those single Americans areand crackers to experience how delicious a simple herb age 65 or older. If youre part of that population of singlebutter can be. English with Spanish translation. Instructor: seniors, meeting and dating someone may seem difficult.Bridget Kubes, Garden Truck EducatorBut Americans 55 and older are more likely to remarry nowThuAug 1510:30amthan they were 50 years ago, so theres hope. Join Sergeant Cathy Savage as she walks you through safe dating in the 21st century.ThuJun 2710:3011:30amLearn and Play Mexican Train Dominoes!Come and join in the fun! Prior to playing, you will get twoDes Moines, City of Sculptures!30-minute personalized lessons of how the game is played.Come learn about the exciting sculptures springing up Feel free to bring a snack to share while playing this fun gamearound Des Moines! Learn about the art and artists during with a group who loves to laugh. Instructor: Barbara Cornwall,the presentation and then join a group to hop a bus (free) long-time player and patient teacher down to the Marina to view some of the pieces there. TueJul 2 & 912:30pm lesson/14pm play Instructor: Sheri Verburg, former Chair of the Des Moines Arts CommissionNative American Flutes and Stories TueAug 2010amCome experience the melodies and stirring stories of our Native AmericanAviation History Series cultures. Musician and storytellerWomen in Aviation & AerospaceGary Stroutsos plays the melodies ofWomen have made significant contribution to aviation since the Lakota, Mandan-Hidatsa, Navajothe first flight in 1903. Early female pilots boldly helped and Salish Kootenai nations. His longgrow the industry and contributed significantly to flying for career includes the soundtrack of Kenresearch, the military, racing, commerce and space. Women Burns PBS documentary, Lewis andin the industry often trained and mentored other female Clark, and a command performancepilots, and led the way to bringing down barriers for women at the White House. Gary has beenin all aspects of the aviation industry. Come learn the names featured on NPR broadcasts, New York Evening at the Popsand deeds of the fascinating women who have made history and the radio program Echoes. Dont miss this stirring event. in aviation.WedJul 1712:302pm ThuAug 227pmDES MOINES CITY CURRENTS | SUMMER 2019 | 21'