West Seattle Event Calendar

*6/29/20 NOTE: We’re ramping the calendar back to some level of usefulness, as more events continue being planned, both online and in-person, so let us know if you have something coming up that’s open to the public!*

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/etc. to be listed here? Please send basic info to westseattleblog@gmail.com – thanks! Please include full details AS PLAIN TEXT IN YOUR E-MAIL, *not* in an attached doc/poster/flyer/etc. A web link for more info helps too. Thank you!

USING THE CALENDAR: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing./question.

Mar
15
Fri
Fitness Class for Adults Over 50 @ High Point Community Center
Mar 15 @ 9:30 am

ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

Kate Kirkwood, who is the previous wine steward at Metropolitan Market, is teaching a fitness class for adults over 50.

The class will include easy aerobics-for-our-hearts to great music, balance work, your-level weight training, and always stretching to finish.

Then there will be time to chat over coffee or your favorite drink afterwards.

Please register at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s website by opening an account or call High Point Community Center at 206-684-7422.

Mar
21
Thu
Morning of Music with the Salt Lake City Paradigm High School Orchestra @ Aegis Living of West Seattle
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Morning of Music with the Salt Lake City Paradigm High School Orchestra will ignite Aegis of West Seattle with a live concert!

Starts at 9am-10:30am Mimosas and Coffee Provided: Please RSVP to Aegis at 206.436.0500.

Mar
22
Fri
Fitness Class for Adults Over 50 @ High Point Community Center
Mar 22 @ 9:30 am

ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

Kate Kirkwood, who is the previous wine steward at Metropolitan Market, is teaching a fitness class for adults over 50.

The class will include easy aerobics-for-our-hearts to great music, balance work, your-level weight training, and always stretching to finish.

Then there will be time to chat over coffee or your favorite drink afterwards.

Please register at Seattle Parks and Recreation’s website by opening an account or call High Point Community Center at 206-684-7422.

Mar
25
Mon
Senior Counseling Support Group @ Aegis Living of West Seattle
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Support Group led by Betsy Zuber who specializes in senior counseling.

The community is welcome to attend!

RSVP to 206.436.0500.

Mar
28
Thu
Physician’s Talk on Dementia Care @ Aegis Living of West Seattle
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a discussion for physicians and providers presented by Aegis Living & Providence Hospice.

“Palliative care for People with Dementia” will be presented by Dr. Bruce Smith.

Please RSVP to Aegis at 206.436.0500.

Apr
3
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

Hot Topics for Seniors: Seattle Reads The Best We Could Do @ Southwest Branch Seattle Public Library
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch Library as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.

View in Catalog: “The Best we Could Do” by Thi Bui

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms

Apr
10
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

Apr
17
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

Apr
24
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

Apr
26
Fri
Healthy Aging for Active Seniors @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Apr 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library:

Learn about improving your health through good oral care with Dr. Geoff Johnston. Registration is required – call the West Seattle Library to register: 206-684-7444.

Oral health is especially important as our body ages. Join Dr. Geoffrey Johnston, a licensed general dentist in West Seattle, to learn about common dental problems that occur as we age and the effects they have on the rest of the body. Make oral health a priority and learn how to properly care for your gums, teeth, and even dentures to lead a comfortable and functional life!

Dr. Johnston earned his D.D.S. at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. He is inspired by his ability to alleviate pain and build confidence by improving smiles. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Washington State Dental Association and the Seattle-King County Dental Association.

This program is part of a six-part series exploring healthy aging for active seniors, presented in partnership with Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions. Registration is required – call the West Seattle Library to register: 206-684-7444. A free box lunch will be available for registered participants.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

Apr
27
Sat
Antique Appraisal @ Brookdale West Seattle
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for our community’s antique appraisal.

Grab your special heirloom and bring it to our complimentary assessment.

For reservations or more information, call 206-932-5480.

May
1
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

Conquer Color with Beth Dewey @ Aegis Living of West Seattle
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Conquer Color- Free event to learn how and why to add color to your wardrobe to make yourself memorable, reach your goals and have fun getting dressed in the morning.

Event starts at 6pm and we will be serving style and adult beverages.
Please RSVP to Aegis at 206.436.0500.

Special gift for the first 25 to sign up
https://www.joyousstyle.com/events/

May
8
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

May
12
Sun
Mother’s Day Brunch @ Brookdale West Seattle
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us in celebrating the mother of all holidays with a Mother’s Day Brunch in honor of mothers and mother-
like figures.

Indulge in a delicious meal and reminisce with your loved one.

Celebrate the day and share in the bond that is being a part of our Brookdale family.

RSVP TODAY!

For reservations or more information, call (206) 932-5480.

Brookdale West Seattle: Independent Living / Assisted Living.

May
15
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

May
16
Thu
An Afternoon of Dancing @ Brookdale West Seattle
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Music is in the Air.

Join us for an afternoon of dancing at a Senior Prom and Buffet.

If you love live music, you’re in for a treat. We invite you to an outstanding musical performance in our community.

Sway to the sounds of Dina Blade who takes you on a Sentimental Journey of songs and stories from WWII.

Make plans now to attend and join us for the Jazz Café afterward for a taste of Brookdale West Seattle.

RSVPs Required.

May
23
Thu
Row House Seminar @ The Kenney
May 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for our Row House Seminar at The Kenney! Come learn about the upscale design and affordable pricing of our Row House development. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP today at (206) 933-2076 or thekenney.org/kenney-events

The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle

May
29
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

May
31
Fri
Healthy Aging for Active Seniors @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
May 31 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library:

Learn about chiropractic and the reduction of stress with Dr. Cesar Bernal. Registration is required – call the West Seattle Library to register: 206-684-7444.

We all face stress in our lives from internal and external sources, which can impact our health and lead to numerous medical conditions. Dr. Bernal will explore the connection between stress and the nervous system and describe the power of chiropractic to improve overall health.

Dr. Bernal is a West Seattle chiropractor, whose goal is to guide individuals to a longer, healthier and more fulfilled life.

This program is part of a monthly series exploring healthy aging for active seniors, presented in partnership with Brookdale. A free box lunch will be available for registered participants. Registration is required – call the West Seattle Library to register: 206-684-7444.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

Jun
12
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

Jun
19
Wed
Aging Mastery Program- Age 50+ @ High Point Community Center
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this 10-week comprehensive program empowers participants to develop their own plan for aging well. Experts in their fields will help you focus on key aspects of health, finance, relationships, personal growth, and community involvement.

Meets Wed(s) Apr 3-Jun 19 (No class 5/25, 6/5)
10 am-11:30 am

Location: High Point Community Center

Register online http://www.seattle.gov/parks or call (206) 684-7422

Life Plan Seminar @ The Kenney
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

If you’re curious about the cost, affordability and the contract options of moving to The Kenney, a Life Plan Community, this event is for you! Light refreshments will be provided.

RSVP today at (206) 933-2076 or thekenney.org/kenney-events

Jun
28
Fri
Learning from Peter Metzelaar @ The Kenney
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm

Peter is a survivor of the Dutch Holocaust who, at age seven, returned home to find his father, grandparents, and siblings snatched off the street by the SS. He and his mother went into hiding for a period of three years with the help of several Dutch Christians. They managed to survive until May of 1945 when Canadian forces freed Amsterdam. Join us as he shares his powerful story.

RSVP today at (206) 933-2076 or thekenney.org/kenney-events

Jul
3
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors: Public Confidence In The U.S. Supreme Court @ Southwest Library
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch Library as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms

Jul
17
Wed
Steer Clear, Stop Senior Scamming Event @ Brookdale West Seattle
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every year, seniors are targeted by scammers who rob them of their money.

It’s downright despicable. But when you’re armed with information on how to avoid these con artists, you are less vulnerable to their tricks.

Event Admission is Free – Space is limited.

RSVP Today: 206-932-5480

Brookdale West Seattle

4611 35th Ave SW

Seattle, WA 98126

Aug
15
Thu
West Seattle BBQ @ The Kenney
Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm

Join us for our West Seattle BBQ where we’ll have free food and a live band, located in our beautiful back garden.

RSVP today at (206) 933-2076 or thekenney.org/kenney-events

Aug
27
Tue
Taste of Mexico luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Aug 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Taste of Mexico Luncheon Tuesday, August 27, 11:30 am–12:30 pm. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of Mexico as we enjoy great food, drinks, and entertainment from south of the border!

Mexican Barbacoa Beef
Rice & Beans
Deluxe Green Salad
with Lemon Agave Dressing
Roasted Zucchini & Corn
Churros

Raffle prizes! Free to members with a birthday in August. RSVP by Monday, August 26th, please.

Call 206 932-4044 ext. 1

$5 suggested donation for those 60 & over
$10 for those under 60
Reservations required. RSVP by August 24th. 206-932-4044 x1 to register.

Aug
29
Thu
Volunteer Fair at The Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Have you ever thought about volunteering at The Mount? Stop by our volunteer fair and talk to current volunteers, find out more about who we are and what we do, and see the amazing Mount community in person!

We have many volunteer opportunities available, including:

  • Field Trip Assistance
  • Emilie’s Treasures Thrift Store
  • “Fresh Air Friends”—Enjoying the outdoors with residents
  • Become a resident buddy!
  • Technology Friends—Social media & online exploring
  • Art Clas

Become a volunteer, experience the joy of service and make new friends along the way!

Sep
5
Thu
Seniors of Color Soaring @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors of Color Soaring, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10 am to 11 am. Learn how to age well & maintain your health, connect with other seniors of color, share your stories, ideas, and knowledge, grow relationships across cultures and generations, celebrate senior diversity & more.

Please RSVP by calling
206.932.4044 x1

Leave your contact information for
Bettie Williams-Watson, group facilitator.

Sep
12
Thu
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Thursday, September 12 @ 3:30 pm – FREE

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Sep
14
Sat
Sixth Annual Camp Momentia Experience @ Camp Long
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Explore, create, and connect at this day camp experience for persons living with memory loss and their family and friends.
Enjoy fun activities, lunch, s’mores, and singing around the campfire.

The event is free, but participants must pre-register with Cayce at 206-615-0100 or cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov.
Registration begins August 7 at noon.
Space is limited and fills quickly.

Offered in partnership with Greenwood Senior Center and Senior Center of West Seattle, with support from Quail Park Memory Care of West Seattle, Aegis on Madison, and Aegis of West Seattle.

Sep
19
Thu
Seniors of Color Soaring @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors of Color Soaring, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10 am to 11 am. Learn how to age well & maintain your health, connect with other seniors of color, share your stories, ideas, and knowledge, grow relationships across cultures and generations, celebrate senior diversity & more.

Please RSVP by calling
206.932.4044 x1

Leave your contact information for
Bettie Williams-Watson, group facilitator.

Sep
24
Tue
‘Celebrate Italian’ luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Birthday Lunch is FREE for members in their Birthday month at the Senior Center of West Seattle. Entertainment: Cheri Adams performing the music of some of our favorite Italians: Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Jimmy Durante…

Celebrate Italian!
Menu: Spaghetti with meat sauce, Caesar salad, Garlic Bread, Italian custard with berries.

Everyone (regardless of birthdate) is welcome!
Senior Center of West Seattle members with a September birthday eat free!

Lunch is a suggested $5 donation for those over 60 and $10 for those under 60. Please pre-register by Monday, September 23 by calling 206.932.4044 x1 or just stop by the front desk. Sponsored by Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions.

Sep
25
Wed
Free ‘Smart Phones for Seniors’ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

Many seniors are using smart phones for communication, fun, travel and more. Come to this class for resources on how to use common communication apps and how to get free library books on your phone. We will allow time for practice on your own device, if you bring one.

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Sep
27
Fri
Healthy Aging for Active Seniors @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Sep 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library:

Marijuana, THC and CBD: “Facts, Fiction & New Discoveries”
A detailed overview of the cannabis plant, providing an understanding of its psychoactive and potential medicinal qualities, how it interacts with the Endocannabinoid System and new scientific research.

Presenter Maryam Mirnateghi, Owner & CEO, Canna West Seattle, has been in the cannabis business for over a decade, first as a medical dispensary owner with Fusion Medical Marijuana and now as a recreational shop owner at Canna West Seattle. She also owns its sister lifestyle store, the Canna West Culture Shop. She has been a long time advocate for medical marijuana, is a guest writer for Entrepreneur Magazine and a founding member of the State of Washington’s Cannabis Ethics and Standards Board.

Presenter Ariana Ramirez, Licensed Medical Marijuana (MMJ) Consultant, helped to build the Medical Marijuana Program at Canna West Seattle, after years of consulting during Washington’s medical cannabis days. As a licensed consultant, she has helped guide many people through the process of obtaining their medical cards and aided clients to developing their own holistic treatment plans. Ariana is an advocate and member of NORML Women’s Alliance, Former World Muay Thai Champion and Masters Hall of Fame inductee.

Presenter Nina Perceful, Manager of Canna West Culture Shop, rediscovered marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD) for their medicinal qualities after a major knee injury and in search for an alternative to opioids. Through the healing process and use of cannabis products, she discovered a spectrum of other benefits, in addition to pain management. Research focused and with personal testimony, Nina has become a cannabis enthusiast and educator.

This program is part of a monthly series exploring healthy aging for active seniors, presented in partnership with Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions. A free box lunch will be available for registered participants. Registration is required – call the West Seattle Library to register: 206-684-7444.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

Sep
30
Mon
Community Support Group for Families and Caregiver living with Aging Relatives @ Aegis Living at West Seattle
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm

Community Support Group for families and caregivers living with aging relatives–presented by Betsy Zuber.

Oct
2
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors: Voter Suppression In The United States @ Southwest Library
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch Library as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms

Oct
3
Thu
Seniors of Color Soaring @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors of Color Soaring, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10 am to 11 am. Learn how to age well & maintain your health, connect with other seniors of color, share your stories, ideas, and knowledge, grow relationships across cultures and generations, celebrate senior diversity & more.

Please RSVP by calling
206.932.4044 x1

Leave your contact information for
Bettie Williams-Watson, group facilitator.

Oct
12
Sat
Lifelong Recreation: Practicing Gentleness in Every Chapter of Your Life @ High Point Community Center
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites anyone 50+ to join in this Lifelong Recreation event. Increasing the awareness for self-care is the goal for this practice. Practicing healthy self-care is the first step in becoming a healthier caregiver for our family and friends.

On the day, we’ll concentrate on cultivating four areas of gentleness practice:

  1. Seeing: Emotional Clarity:  Increasing your self-awareness through paying attention to physical and emotional expressions in your everyday life
  2. Hearing: Genuine Communication:  Connecting your head and heart to practice gentleness
  3. Feeling: Authentic Confidence:  Practicing gentleness through resolving conflicts between your head and heart
  4. Reality Check: Practicing gentleness to be part of your daily routine.

The event is scheduled to be led by Laura Tsang, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.


Lifelong Recreation programs focus on physical activity, social engagement, education, arts, creativity, and healthy lifestyles. Recreational programs are designed to serve adults of all abilities–those who are physically active, those who are just becoming active, and those who have age-related limitations. Lifelong Recreation programs are aimed at increasing individual health and wellness while fostering a stronger, healthier community. Many of our participants boast about completing a half marathon each year, making meaningful social connections, losing weight, increasing flexibility and balance, and traveling to regional destinations. Join the fun if you’re 50+!

Oct
17
Thu
Seniors of Color Soaring @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors of Color Soaring, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10 am to 11 am. Learn how to age well & maintain your health, connect with other seniors of color, share your stories, ideas, and knowledge, grow relationships across cultures and generations, celebrate senior diversity & more.

Please RSVP by calling
206.932.4044 x1

Leave your contact information for
Bettie Williams-Watson, group facilitator.

Oct
22
Tue
Medicare 101 @ High Point Community Center
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

If you or a family member is new to the federal Medicare program, it can be confusing and frustrating at first glance. This session will help you better understand the many different parts of Medicare and what your options are when you enroll in Medicare. This “Welcome to Medicare” seminar is informational only. No specific plans or companies will be discussed, and the presenter is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program.  Please reserve your spot early.  It’s Open Enrollment!


Lifelong Recreation programs focus on physical activity, social engagement, education, arts, creativity, and healthy lifestyles. Recreational programs are designed to serve adults of all abilities–those who are physically active, those who are just becoming active, and those who have age-related limitations. Lifelong Recreation programs are aimed at increasing individual health and wellness while fostering a stronger, healthier community. Many of our participants boast about completing a half marathon each year, making meaningful social connections, losing weight, increasing flexibility and balance, and traveling to regional destinations. Join the fun if you’re 50+!

Oct
23
Wed
Computer Basics class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

A comfortable class for the true beginner. Learn how to use a mouse, navigate the screen, and perform common basic functions.

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Microsoft Word Basics class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

Polish your word processing skills and learn to navigate Word’s options, use basic functions and features, and learn how to create letters and simple documents.

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Oct
29
Tue
Oktoberfest luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Oktoberfest Luncheon Tuesday, October 29, 11:30 am–12:30 pm. Come enjoy the Oktoberfest menu! Featuring entertainment by Bonnie Birch & Nick Heiting

Menu:
Brats & Sauerkraut
German potato salad
Apple cake

Raffle prizes! Free to members with a birthday in October. RSVP by Monday, October 28th, please.

Sign up at the front desk – or call 206 932-4044 ext. 1

$5 suggested donation for those 60 & over
$10 for those under 60

Sponsored by Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions

Nov
4
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Nov
6
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors: The Poor People’s Campaign @ Southwest Library
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch Library as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms

Nov
12
Tue
Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 12 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Nov 12 @ 3:30 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Legal Assistance – Elder Law & Estate Planning with John Llewellyn, Attorney at Law

Tuesdays, Nov 12 & 26, By Appointment
Tuesdays, Dec 10, By Appointment

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

FREE 20 minute consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 x1.

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:
Tuesdays, Nov 5, 12, 26
Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 10
Starting at 7 pm

Please call between the hours of 9 am and noon to set up your appointment at 206-267-7070. Sponsored by King County Bar Association.
Cost: Free

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. These attorneys will not represent you in court. NLC attorneys may not have expertise in all areas of the law, but they will make every attempt to answer questions accurately.

Nov
18
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 18 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Nov
25
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Free: Medicare 101 Workshop @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 25 @ 2:30 pm

Medicare 101 Workshop
At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, November 12 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 18 @ 3 pm
Monday, November 25 @ 3 pm

Featuring:
Ann-Marie Murray
Benefits & Insurance Specialist
18 years experience
206-660-0416
annmariemSME@gmail.com

Call to register: 206-932-4044 x1

For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call 306-932-4044 or TTY 711.

A sales agent will be present with information and applications

Nov
26
Tue
Birthday luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Birthday Luncheon Tuesday, November 26, 11:30 am–12:30 pm. Come enjoy the holiday menu!

Menu:
Roast turkey
Cranberry sauce
Mashed potatoes & gravy
Stuffing
Green beans
Dinner roll
Pumpkin pie

Raffle prizes! Free to members with a birthday in November or December. RSVP by Monday, November 25th, please.

Sign up at the front desk – or call 206 932-4044 ext. 1

$5 suggested donation for those 60 & over
$10 for those under 60

Sponsored by Brookdale – Senior Living Solutions

Free legal consultations for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Legal Consultations with Heather de Vrieze.

Tuesday, November 26, 2-4 pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2-4 pm

Appointments starting at 2:00 pm
FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 ext. 1

Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Nov 26 @ 3:30 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Legal Assistance – Elder Law & Estate Planning with John Llewellyn, Attorney at Law

Tuesdays, Nov 12 & 26, By Appointment
Tuesdays, Dec 10, By Appointment

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

FREE 20 minute consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 x1.

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:
Tuesdays, Nov 5, 12, 26
Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 10
Starting at 7 pm

Please call between the hours of 9 am and noon to set up your appointment at 206-267-7070. Sponsored by King County Bar Association.
Cost: Free

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. These attorneys will not represent you in court. NLC attorneys may not have expertise in all areas of the law, but they will make every attempt to answer questions accurately.

Nov
27
Wed
Free ‘Smart Phones for Seniors’ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

Many seniors are using smart phones for communication, fun, travel and more. Come to this class for resources on how to use common communication apps and how to get free library books on your phone. We will allow time for practice on your own device, if you bring one. There is a big demand for this class so we are running it twice in a row!

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Dec
2
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
3
Tue
Medicare Help for Seniors @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am

Medicare Help with Lee Rockoff, SHIBA Representative, at the Senior Center of West Seattle

Tuesday, December 3
Starting at 11 am

Medicare Insurance Advisor/Senior Rights
FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk for to make appointment:
206-932-4044 ext. 1

Free Holiday Luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Holiday Luncheon
Members: Please select ONE date to attend free.
$5 suggested donation for guests; $10 for those under 60

Tuesday, December 3
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Featuring The UKES & The Senior Senter Sing-Along Singers

Tuesday, December 10
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Featuring the Bonnie Birch Duo Holiday Show

Menu:
Roast turkey
Cranberry sauce
Scalloped potatoes
Green bean casserole
Dinner roll
Pumpkin pie

RSVP ASAP! Fills up quickly!

Sign up at the front desk – or call 206 932-4044 ext. 1

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:
Tuesdays, Nov 5, 12, 26
Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 10
Starting at 7 pm

Please call between the hours of 9 am and noon to set up your appointment at 206-267-7070. Sponsored by King County Bar Association.
Cost: Free

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. These attorneys will not represent you in court. NLC attorneys may not have expertise in all areas of the law, but they will make every attempt to answer questions accurately.

Dec
4
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors: The Power Of Personal Habits @ Southwest Library
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch Library as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms

Dec
9
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
10
Tue
Free Holiday Luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Holiday Luncheon
Members: Please select ONE date to attend free.
$5 suggested donation for guests; $10 for those under 60

Tuesday, December 3
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Featuring The UKES & The Senior Senter Sing-Along Singers

Tuesday, December 10
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Featuring the Bonnie Birch Duo Holiday Show

Menu:
Roast turkey
Cranberry sauce
Scalloped potatoes
Green bean casserole
Dinner roll
Pumpkin pie

RSVP ASAP! Fills up quickly!

Sign up at the front desk – or call 206 932-4044 ext. 1

Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Dec 10 @ 3:30 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Legal Assistance – Elder Law & Estate Planning with John Llewellyn, Attorney at Law

Tuesdays, Nov 12 & 26, By Appointment
Tuesdays, Dec 10, By Appointment

Time: Appointments start at 3:30 pm

FREE 20 minute consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 x1.

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:
Tuesdays, Nov 5, 12, 26
Tuesdays, Dec 3 & 10
Starting at 7 pm

Please call between the hours of 9 am and noon to set up your appointment at 206-267-7070. Sponsored by King County Bar Association.
Cost: Free

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. These attorneys will not represent you in court. NLC attorneys may not have expertise in all areas of the law, but they will make every attempt to answer questions accurately.

Dec
16
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
17
Tue
Free legal consultations for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Legal Consultations with Heather de Vrieze.

Tuesday, November 26, 2-4 pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2-4 pm

Appointments starting at 2:00 pm
FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 ext. 1

Dec
23
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Dec
30
Mon
Aging Well @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you feeling challenged by changes in your health, relationships, housing, mobility, or income? Looking for ways to make new connections, communicate, increase
self-esteem, manage anxiety, cultivate acceptance? Share stories, learn coping strategies, give and receive support. We have occasional community speakers on a variety of relevant topics. All sharing is confidential.

Aging Well
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Mondays
Cost: Suggested donation $5/meeting
Facilitator: Holly McNeill, MSW LICSW

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Jan
25
Sat
Open House at Parkview Apartments for 55+ @ Daystar Retirement Village
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Powell Communities are now offering 55+ senior housing! Come see our beautiful apartments at our Open House on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

Our marketing team will be happy to show you around our beautiful community and answer any questions you may have.

There will be some awesome incentives as well, so don’t miss out!

(Daystar is a WSB sponsor.)

Feb
5
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors: Washington State Legislative Session @ Southwest Library
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This month’s discussion topic is the Washington State Legislative Session. What matters most to you? A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Hot Topics for Seniors is a monthly discussion group for ages 55+. Led by the Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action, it meets the first Wednesday every month at the Southwest Branch Library.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms

Mar
4
Wed
Hot Topics for Seniors @ Southwest Library
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

This month’s topic is the impacts of worker misclassification in Washington State as reported by Harvard Law School’s Labor and Worklife Program. A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors. Hot Topics for Seniors is a monthly discussion group for ages 55+. Led by the Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action, it meets the first Wednesday every month at the Southwest Branch Library.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms