Continuing Education at Green River College

PRIME TIME Institute

PRIME TIME Institute is a program for active adult learners.

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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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What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Jorden Peterson's #1 National and International Best Seller: "12 Rules For Life: An Antidote to Chaos" answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-e...

Join instructor Rich Elfers as he shares snapshots, styles, songs, television, movies, major events and the politics of the era. Rich will guide the group in sharing your personal memories as photos, images and sounds are projected to jar your memories. ...

Amazon’s Spheres, a botanical gardenlike workspace opened in 2018. The Spheres are a result of innovative thinking about the character of a workplace and an extended conversation about what is typically missing from urban offices – a direct link to nature. The Spheres are home to more than 40,...

Cyberwarfare refers to the use of digital attacks by one on country to disrupt the computer systems of another to create significant damage. This is still a ill-defined area of conflict, but one that is increasingly important and dangerous. Like traditional conflicts, cyberwarfare comes in many sha...

Featherhaven, located in Enumclaw, cares and rehabilitates injured and orphaned wild native songbirds to then release them back into the wild. Education coordinator, Lance Smith, will discuss the importance of birds in our ecosystems with the benefits to us, balancing and sharing habitats with huma...

Join GRC Geology instructor Katherine Shaw and learn about our changing climate. Glaciers and ice sheets are both a record and a sensitive signal of changing climate. Find out about how scientist use glaciers to learn about global climate, and what we have discovered so far about the last half-mill...

This workshop covers 3 areas of financial planning critical for individuals approaching retirement: retirement income, protecting your most valuable assets from the unexpected and the basics of preparing your estate plan. Retirement expenses like long term care, health care costs and the role of so...

The amount of water on the Earth essentially is constant. Less than 3% is freshwater and two-thirds of the freshwater is frozen in glaciers and icecaps. The remaining 1% of freshwater is not evenly distributed or available due to weather patterns. Climate change and population growth make the unev...

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 ...

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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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