Northwest Prime Time Calendar of Events

Northwest Prime Time Calendar Each issue Northwest Prime Time features a unique calendar of events with a special focus on events "celebrating life after 50".

Senior Events
Senior Boot Camp
Feb 4, 1pm, AARP Homefit helps you determine the accessibility and livability of your home for “aging in place;” learn simple do-it-yourself modifications, Aegis Gardens, 13056 SE 76th St, Newcastle, 425-903-3530.
Social Security Demystified
Feb 4, 6:30pm, learn how to optimize your benefits and potential for boosting your retirement income, Issaquah Library, 425-392-5430.
Free Classes for Seniors
Feb 6 at 10am Burien Community Ctr “Grab and Go Resource Books”; Feb 13 at 1pm “Ingredients for Longevity” Auburn Comm Ctr; Feb 14 at 1pm “Aging/Memory Care Planning IORA; Mar 3 at 10am “Brain Boost” Kent Senior Ctr; Mar 11 at 10:15am Dizziness in Older Adults NPCC; Mar 12 at 10am “Ingredients for Longevity” Des Moines Activity Center; Mar 18 at 12:30pm SeaTac Comm Ctr “Hospitalization Happens”; Mar 26 at 10am “Aging & Memory” Burien Comm Ctr; 253-945-1400.
Smartphones & Tablets 101
Feb 7, 2-3pm, bring your device and get guidance on how to use it, Kent Library, 253-859-3330.
Wills, Power of Attorney, Advance Directives & Estate Planning
Feb 11, 1pm, Attorney Glenn Price walks you through the importance of these documents, Presented by Eastside Legal Assistance Program, providing high quality, no-cost legal aid. Phone: (425) 747-7274.
Guided Cannabis Shopping for Seniors
Feb 12, Mar 11 10am, Curious about cannabis, marijuana and CBD? Join the team for free Wednesday events, 9am-10am coffee & conversation followed by in-store shopping at the Fremont store in Seattle, must RSVP (206-946-8157 or Service@SeattleHashtag.com). 3534 Stone Way N, Seattle, www.seattlehashtag.com/seniors
Senior Property Tax Relief
Feb 11, 3:30pm, see if you are eligible for property tax exemption, presented by King County Tax Assessor, Kingsgate Library, Kirkland 425-821-7686.
Wisdom Cafes
Free discussions for seniors, Feb 11 from 2-3pm “How Do We Know What to Do?” discuss the big decisions you’ve had to make in your life, Richmond Beach Library, 206-546-3522; “Overcoming Limitations & Changing How We See Them” Issaquah Senior Center, 75 NE Creek Way, 425-392-2381.
Medicare 101
Feb 13, 6:30pm, Medicare Coach teaches you the basics and how to choose, including info on “the Donut Hole”; veterans benefits, the differences between plans, www.your-medicare-coach.com
Crone of Puget Sound
Feb 15, 1pm, “Retirement Living – An Overview” Wedgewood Church, 8008 35th Ave NE; Mar 21 membership meeting, Sunset West, 6535 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, for info call Sonja 425-420-5262.
Avoiding ID Theft and Scams
Feb 18, 1pm, presented by Eastside Legal Assistance program, Newcastle Library, 425-255-0111.
Preparing for Long Term Care
Feb 27, 7pm, financial advisor from nonprofit org discusses the ins and outs of long term care, Bothell Library, 425-486-7811.
Arts for People with Memory Loss
Thru Mar 4, Ukulele Time, strum ukes, beat a drum, share stories, no experience needed; Edmonds Center for the Arts, to learn about this and other events, contact Katie at 425-275-9485,
Legacy Project
Feb 13, 10-11:30am, free workshop on how to create your own legacy project, Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St, Kent, to register to free workshop call 253-856-5164.
Aging Well Learning Community
Feb 15, 10:30am, join the conversation! Snoqualmie Library, 425-888-1223.
Transportation for Seniors
Feb 24, 2-3pm, Sound Generations is available to discuss transportation options for seniors in the Shoreline area, Shoreline Library, 206-362-7550.
Des Moines Senior Center
Mar 1, 1pm, “Frozen” tickets on sale now! Also, classes (Computer & Cell Phone classes yoga, tai chi, enhanced fitness, AARP, “Active Shooters” class), day trips (upcoming trips include Seattle Chocolate Factory, Lawless Forge in Seattle), museums (Puppet Museum, Tacoma Art) Out to lunch at Bair Bistro in Steilacoom, Water’s Table in Lake, Mediterranean Breeze in Kent, 206-878-1642. www.desmoineswa.gov/seniors.
Dockside Cannabis
Call for free Cannabis 101 workshops at your senior center or community, or group tours of stores, 1-844-dock-420, www.docksidecannabis.com.
Northwest Center for Creative Aging
Many events for seniors, visit www.nwcreativeaging.org for calendar
NE Seattle Together
Many events for seniors, visit www.nestseattle.org for calendar
Parkinson’s Support Group
First Monday of every month at 2:30pm, Parkinson's Disease Support Group at Quail Park Memory Care of West Seattle. Call Cynthia or Michael at 206-455-8842. 4515 41st Ave SW, West Seattle. QPMCWestSeattle.com

Health Education
Dementia Family Caregiver Conference
Feb 22, 9:30am-2:45pm FREE conference presented by Alz Assn is designed to provide tools and encouragement free to any unpaid dementia caregiver, resource tables open at 9am, Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave, Everett, free but RSVP required 206-363-5500.
Dementia Education


Community Events
Drop-In Genealogy Help
Feb 5, 6:30-9pm, get your questions answered Woodinville Heritage Society Museum, 14121 NE 171st St, Woodinville, Please email or call Lucy DeYoung at lucydeyoung@isomedia.com or 206-356-6852 if you are interested in attending or have questions.
Washington Women Win the Vote
Feb 1, 2-3pm, trace the history of women in our state winning the vote, as well as their role in the national effort, Richmond Beach Library, 206-546-3522.
Feb 1, 9:30am-3:30 pm, free celebration of arts for kids (and grandkids), musical performances, theatre, arts education workshops, activities for kids, free but RSVP 425-275-9595.
A Woman of Action                                           
Feb 5, 7-8pm, learn about Dr. Nettie Asberry and her fight for Negro women’s fight for their rights, Shoreline Library, 206-362-7550.
Behind the Scenes at KUOW
Feb 6, 6pm, join host of KUOW The Record and Week in Review Bill Radke. Feb 11, 6pm “Covering the World – how to stay informed” discussion with KUOW’s content officer Jennifer Strachan – both at University Book Store, 4326 University Way NE;  Feb 12, 3:30pm “Making a Podcast” Woodmont Library, 26809 Pacific Hwy, Des Moines; many more opportunities to meet and interact with KUOW staff – follow link to full schedule: https://kuow.org/stories/meet-the-newsmakers.
Lake Forest Park Garden Club
Feb 11, 9:15 meeting followed by speaker at 10:15 “Pruning for the Future” Town Center at Bothell & Ballinger Way NE, stage area
KCLS Speaker Series
Feb 12 at 3:30pm KUOW reporter Anna Boiko-Weyrauch discusses about creating a podcast at the Woodmont Library 26809 Pac Hwy S Des Moines; Feb 13 at 7pm KUOW reporter Patricia Murphy talks about young people’s perception of guns & violence and the county’s plans to address these issues Bothell Library 18215 98th Ave NE, free.
Preserved Floral Workshop
Feb 15 (register by Feb 8), 11-noon, create one-of-a-kind flower shadow boxes, includes shadow box frame and preserved flowers and foliage, all tools and supplies provided, $210, KOBO on Seattle’s Capitol Hill, (206) 381-3000.
Alzheimer’s Advocacy Day
Feb 18, 10am-3:15pm, training and lunch then meet in teams with state senators and reps to share stories to fund Alz ,transportation form King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties available, www.alzwa.org/advocacyday or call Dr. Peter Newbould, at 206-529-3867.
Free Yoga for Beginners
Feb 19 (beginner’s yoga); Feb 26 (relaxation); Mar 4 (back pain); Mar 11 (strength), all classes are from 7-8pm, Shoreline Library 206-362-7550.
Washington State Patriotic Day
Feb 22, 2pm, “Massing of the Colors” Corps Band, flag units, free, Stadium High School Gymnasium, 111 North “E” Street, Tacoma, www.wa-shingtonstatepatrioticday.org
Glass Show & Sale
Feb 29, 9am-4:30pm glass, jewelry, collectibles, pottery china, ID & Repair, $3, free parking, Kent Commons, 525 4th Ave N, Kent, 253-852-5250.
Radio Enthusiasts
March, 2pm “Entertaining the Troops in War Time: The Early History of Armed Forces Radio” St. John United Lutheran Church, 5515 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, www.repsonline.org
Jennifer Egan
Mar 16, 6-9pm, Pulitzer Prize winning author keynotes King County Library System Gala emceed by Nancy Pearl, Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE. $250 each; www.kclsfoundation.org/literarylionsgala or call 425-369-3225.
Learn & Play Music
All abilities welcome to visit the Music Center to learn and play – featuring chorale and vocal jazz, string orchestra, rock, winds, jazz, 901 N. 96th St, Seattle, 206-526-8443, www.musiccenternw.org

The American War
Feb 6-Mar 21, on view at King Street Station, artwork, historic photos and video examines the aftermath of the Vietnam War in Vietnam, ARTS at King Street Station, 303 S. Jackson Street, Top Floor, Seattle, WA 98104. Free Admission; Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; First Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Celebrate the Reopening of the Seattle Asian Art Museum
Feb 29, 2-3pm, presentation by art historian about the spaces and exhibitions at the newly renovated museum in Volunteer Park, Lake Forest Park Library, 206-362-8860.

Theater & Musicals & Dance
Black Box Theatre
Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College, 425-640-1448. www.blackboxedcc.org.
Phoenix Theatre
Feb 7-Mar 1, “Wonder of the World” called by NY Times whimsical, playfully wicked, 9673 Firdale Dave, Edmonds, 206.533.2000, www.tptedmonds.org
Paramount Theatre
Feb 7-Mar 1, Disney hit Frozen, 1-800-982-2787, www.STGPresents.org.
Tacoma Little Theatre
Thru Feb 9, “Shattering” world premiere, 210 N “I” St, Tacoma, 253-272-2281, www.tacomalittletheatre.com.
Film Adaptions & Discussions
Feb 9 “Blade Runner”; Feb 23 “Age of Innocence”; Mar 1 “25th Hour” following each screening a moderated discussion, Edmonds Library, 650 Main St, free.
Feb 13-Mar 8, The Turn of the Screw “A Haunting Tale of Delicious Dreadfulness” the Center Theatre at Seattle Center, 206-216-0833, www.book-it.org
Driftwood Players
Feb 14-Mar 1, “Pride & Prejudice” Edmonds, 425-774-9600, www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org
Second Story Repertory
Thru Feb 16, Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw, 425-881-6777, www.secondstoryrep.org.
Grupo Corpo
Feb 20-22 at 8pm, Brazil's leading contemporary dance company returns to Meany Center on campus at UW, 206-543-4880.
Thru Feb 23 World premiere “Let There Be Love” mash-up of D.H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers and the Greek myth of Eros and Psyche meet online dating vs matchmaking, http://www.centerstagetheatre.com/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=240
Seattle Rep
Feb 28-Mar 29, August Wilson’s “Jitney” (Best Revival of a Play award winner) about 1970s Pittsurgh’s Black Hill district when cabs refused to service the community, 206.443.2222, www.SeattleRep.org
Village Theatre
Thru Mar 22 see the musical comedy hit that inspired the movie You’ve Got Mail “She Loves Me” an endearing touch of old-world elegance “the most romantic of all Broadway musicals”, Issaquah thru Feb 23 – ph: 425-392-2202; Everett Feb 28-Mar 22 – ph: 425-257-8600. www.VillageTheatre.org.
Village Theatre Hansel & Gretl & Heidi & Gunter
New musical about Gretl (yes that Gretl) is now a single mom in modern day Chicago suffering from trauma of fairytale childhood, her modern kids dream of a normal childhood, but Uncle Hansel shows up and the family is plunged into unexpected adventure, TICKETS

Choral & Classical
Fulton Street Chamber Players
Feb 4, 7pm varied ensemble of Seattle Symphony players & other professional musicians perform a Beethoven quartet, $20-$25 includes wine reception, Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike St, #307, Seattle, tickets: Fulton Street Players by Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum, Parking tips and map: http://www.folioseattle.org/plan-your-visit
Pacific MusicWorks
Feb 7, 7:30pm Epiphany Parish, Seattle, TICKETS
Everett Philharmonic
Feb 9, 3pm, That Magnificent Mozart, followed by dinner at 6 for those interested, 206-270-9729 www.everettphil.org
Early Music Seattle
Feb 9, 2:30pm (pre-concert talk at 1:30pm) Ensemble Caprice Vivaldi’s Motezuma Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave in Seattle, TICKETS 
Bryon Schenkman & Friends
Feb 9, 7pm, “Baroque Bacchanalia, Benaroya Hall, www.byronandfriends.org
Pacifica Chamber Orchestra
Feb 9, 3pm, “Modern Not Mozart” features works of 20th & 21st Centuries, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave, Everett, $15-$20,
St. James Cathedral Concert
Feb 21 at 7:30pm, Cathedral Organist Joseph Adam: 2020 Complete Vierne Organ Works, Symphony No. 2 and the masterful Symphony No. 3; More info: www.stjames-cathedral.org/music/Concerts/AdamFeb2020.aspx
musicoffice@stjames-cathedral.org or 206-382-4874.
Seattle Opera
Feb 22-Mar 7, “Charlie Parker’s Yardbird: operatic tale of a jazz legend” 206-389-7676. www.seattleopera.org
Threepenny Opera
Feb 28, 29, Mar 1, 6, 7, 8 Satire based on Simon Stephen’s timeless tale,  Brown Paper Tickets : https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4437503 and at the door. Free Parking. Drinks and light refreshments available one hour before show time.
Music of Remembrance
Mar 1, 5:30pm, chamber music concert featuring historic Holocaust era Violins of Hope, Benaroya Hall, www.musicofremembrance.org.
Bellevue Chamber Chorus
Mar 7, 7:30pm Covenant Presbyterian Church, Issaquah & Mar 8, 3pm, First United Methodist Church, Bellevue, Finding Home: The Sense of Belonging (from Paul Simon to Brahms); May 16, 7:30pm, First Congregational Church, Bellevue & May 17, 3pm, First United Methodist Church, Bellevue, International Poetry Extravaganza (history’s greatest wordsmiths in word and song) Special Senior prices available. 425-522-3436. www.bellevuechamberchorus.org.
Seattle Choral Company
March 14, an evening with Franz Shubert, First Free Methodist Church, 3200 3rd Ave W, Seattle, https://www.seattlechoralcompany.org/schubert
Master Chorus Eastside
Mar 15, 3pm, “The Road Home” thru folk, hymns, spirituals and sacred 17th century music, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 24850 SE Issaquah Fall City Road, Sammamish 425-392-8446, www.masterchoruseastside.org

Seattle Jazz Vespers
First Sundays, Feb 9 (date change this month) 6pm, Clave Gringa Quintet; Seattle First Baptist on First Hill, Harvard & Seneca, free parking, free-will offering.
Wintergrass Festival Preview
Feb 8, 2pm, performance & jam session (bring your instrument and join in!) Edmonds Plaza Room above Edmonds Library, free.
Mark & Maggie O'Connor 
Feb 14 at 8pm; songbook of America, Meany Center on campus at UW,  206-543-4880
David Sanborn Jazz Quartet
Feb 20-23, Jazz Alley, www.jazzalley.com
Beatles vs. Stones
Feb 23, 7pm, tribute bands for the Beatles and Stones stage a musical showdown, Edmonds Center for the Arts, Tickets are $45/$55/$65 and may be purchased online at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org by phone at 425.275.9595

Social Dance (call in advance to confirm social dance events)
Skandia Dances
Saturday Feb 22- Benefit at Sno-King International Folk Dance Club with music from Folk Voice Band. All proceeds matched and given to Youth Fund of NFDI, sending youth to Stockton Dance Camp.  Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. w., Lynnwood. $8.00. 425-610-9393. www.sno-king.org, dancesnoking@gmail.com
Sno-King Folk Dances
Wed & Sat 7-9pm (til 9:30 Sat), Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood, $6-$8, 425-610-9393, www.sno-king.org.
Everett Normanna Lodge Dances
Mon&Thur, 1-3pm, live music by Bob’s Dance Band, no partner needed, free parking, $7, 425-252-0291, 2725 Oakes St, Everett.

Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups