Continuing Education at Green River College


PRIME TIME is a program for active adult learners 55+.

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Members enjoy stimulating, intellectual learning through short non-credit courses, discussion groups, social activities, and educational tours.

Membership is open to adults 55+ who are interested in participating in classes and educational tours. A yearly membership fee of $55 entitles you to a discount on PRIME TIME classes. If you are not a member, you are welcome to attend at the non-member class fee.

Become a member today!

  • Interesting short-term programs and educational tours that stimulate learning and interaction
  • Discounted fee for PRIME TIME classes and educational tours
  • Membership socials, luncheons, and guest lectures
  • 10% discount on most Continuing and Community Education classes

Register by phone by calling 253-833-9111, ext. 2535.

Current Classes & Programs

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Last June 7th, I made some predictions about the 2022 midterm elections. Now, I get to share with you how accurate I was. We can discuss the trends and lessons we can gain from the election. What will the future hold politically for the United States? What can we expect? ...

2021 Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Award, and People's Choice winner Heather Cornelius will discuss the roots of her art  as a ceramicist and her experience winning a residency with the Museum of Glass. Heather will delve into the doors that opened for her as a result of such success ...

Join the two Mud Mountain Park Ranters in a historical follow up to the Logjam Wars, with an in depth look at the Mud Mountain Dam, a history of the rivers that made it necessary, and how those rivers shaped and reshaped communities, economies and the very landscape. Speakers will explore the fundin...

Enjoy a Day at the Tacoma Museum of Glass with a docent lead tour of the gallery, time in the hot shop and finish in the education studio where you will enjoy a craft project paired with tea and cookies. ...

How can we stay comparatively sane in these high anxiety, high tension days? Northwest author, media personality and humorist, Dorothy Wilhelm shares her secret -  a handful of practical, workable, and frequently funny strategies. At 88, Dorothy is having the time of her life, starting a new bus...

Prime Time membership is open to active adults that enjoy stimulating, intellectual learning through classes, discussion groups, educational tours and social activities.   $55 Yearly Membership Fee For Those 55+ Membership Benefits: Reduced Prime Time Class Fees Membership Social Events ...

Retirement Strategies 101 is a multiple day, all-inclusive, retirement course that is useful for workers at all stages of their career. Regardless of age, you can learn how to create a financial plan that helps you prepare for retirement and make the most of your retirement dollars. Will you be able...

The waters of the White River, which usually flowed into the Green, changed course due to a terrific logjam in the 1890s, and flowed into the Puyallup River via the Stuck.  This riverbed change began a series of logjam wars, where residents of the Puyallup and White River Valleys, would al...

We'll spend time with some of our favorite queer music icons like Freddie Mercury and Elton John, meet some people you may not have heard of before like Jackie Shane and Laura Jane Grace, and get to know the up-and-coming rock stars of today and tomorrow. Many people in the LGBTQ community have ...

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Green River College
Continuing and Community Education

12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092 

Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2535

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