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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
Volunteer Tutor Training
Oct and Nov training, Change a Life! Become a Volunteer Tutor, teach an adult to read, write and/or speak English, includes training, matching you to student and providing ongoing support, presented by the Tacoma Area Literacy Council, call 253-272-2471 for info or visit www.tacomaliteracy.org
Harbor Place Events
Sept 3 from 4:30-5:30pm “Aging Smart Medicare Options” free and open to the public RSVP 253-732-3292 www.AgingSmartEducationalWorkshops.org; Sept 11 at 6pm outdoor concert “Blue Grass Minstrels” free and open to all; Sept 24 at noon free seminar and lunch – topic: “Skin Cancer Prevention & Treatment” free but RSVP 253-853-3354; Sept 26 from 11:30-1:30pm Parkinson’s Exercise Group and Lunch - RSVP at 253.853.8466; Harbor Place is located at 1016 29th St NW, Gig Harbor, www.HarborPlaceRetirement.com
Baby Boomer Boot Camp
Sept 8, 1-5pm best practices and guideilnes for growing older, Issaquah Senior Center, for info call 425-392-2381.
Wisdom Cafes
Free discussions for seniors, Sept 10, 2-3:30pm “What Are Your Truths About Aging?” Richmond Beach Library 206-546-3522; Sept 16, 10:30-noon “Being Grateful Today” Shoreline Library 206-362-7550; Sept 20, 1pm “Letting Go” Issaquah Senior Center for info 425-392-2381; Sept 26 “Rise and Shine” starting the day with enthusiasm and sense of purpose” Bellevue Main Club RSVP 425-452-4106; Sept 27, 10am “Strategy for a Full Life” Redmond Library 425-885-1861.
Guided Cannabis Shopping for Seniors
Sept 11, Oct 9 & Nov 13, 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
Participate in Your Own Healthcare
Sept 11, 10:30am, how to seek better choice and control in healthcare decision making, Lake Hills Library, 425-747-3350.
Take Control of Your Aging Journey
Sept 13, 2-3:30pm, seminar to help you draft a road map for how to plan as you age including financial concerns, housing, legal considerations, heath care concerns, family issues, presented by Elder Law attorney and certified care manager, free, Shoreline Library, 206-362-7550.
Medicare Made Clear
Sept 18, 7pm at Newport Way Library and Sept 24 at 7pm Mercer Island Library.
Crone of Puget Sound
Sept 21,1pm “Avoiding Scams” presented by AARP, free – guests welcome, Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave NE free and guests welcome, for info call Sonja 
425-420-5261.
Wills Clinic
Sept 21, 10am for those needing a simple will, power of attorney or advanced medical directive, attorneys and notaries available for pre-screened clients RSVP 425-747-7274, ex 209 Redmon Library.
Fall Prevention Day
Sept 24, 10am-1pm, presentations and resources, demos giveaways, free and open to the public, You have the power to prevent falls! Morgan Family YMCA (membership not needed), 1002 S. Pearl St, Tacoma, 253-798-4600.
Aging Out Loud
Sept 24, free conference providing info and resources about LGBT affordable housing, long-term care, health and mental care and LGBT-specific estate planning, McGavick Conf Ctr, Clover Park Technical College, Lakewood, info at https://bpt.me/4309747.
Seasons Speakers Series for Seniors
Sept 26, 2-3pm (series runs 4th Thurs thru Nov), “Explore your Medicare Options and Open Enrollment” at Ballard NW Senior Center 5429 32nd NW, Seattle; for more info or to RSVP to these free events call Lynn at 206-361-2758, sponsored by Foundation House.
Understanding Social Security
Sept 26, 7pm, Newport Way Library, 425-747-2390.
Ignite Aging Symposium
Sept 27, noon-4pm, speakers on healthy aging presented by UW School of Nursing, free,  UW Center for Urban Horticulture, register events.uw.edu/IgniteAging2019 or call 206-616- 4276. 
Tech Talk for Seniors
Sept 29, 1:30pm bring your smart phone, iPad, laptop and questions, free, Newport Way Library, 425-747-2390.
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Please sign up for Alzheimer Walks: Everett Sept 7, Tacoma Sept 15, Olympia Sept 22, Seattle Sept 28, Redmond October 6. Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. 1-800-272-3900. www.alz.org/walk
Des Moines Activity Center
Oct 10, 7pm Aviation Series “Flight Girls” with author Noelle Salazar, 2045 S. 216th St, Des Moines; sign up now for Adult Adventures! Upcoming events include the Washington State Fair, Fall City Wallaby Ranch, Bellewood Farms in Lynden, Issaquah Salmon Hatchery. Sign up at 206-878-1642 or visit www.desmoineswa.gov/217/Senior-Services.

Health Education
Alzheimer’s Assc. Events
Sept 10, 1-2:30pm “Healthy Living for your Brain and Body” Ballard Senior Center in Seattle; Sept 16, 6-7pm “Ten Warning Signs” Woodmont Library in Des Moines; Sept 19, 6-7:30pm “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” GenPride in Seattle; Sept 23, 6-7:30pm “Ten Warning Signs” presented in Spanish Woodmont Library in Des Moines; free but RSVP 1-800-272-3900.
Guided Cannabis Shopping for Seniors
Sept 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
Heart Failure Seminar
Sept 11, 10am,  a medical professional will provide the most current information available, free lunch provided, Pt Defiance-Ruston Senior Center, 4716 N. Baltimore, Tacoma, RSVP www.HFaware.com or call 1-866-218-5602.
Prostate Awareness Men’s Breakfast
Sept 21, 10am-noon, speakers, Q&A panel, blood pressure screening, free, Greater Heights COGIC Church, 4819 S 12th St. in Tacoma, for more info contact Ameeda at 253-753-5413.
Healthy Living Expo
Sept 25, 10am-2pm, Spirit/Mind/Body Health Expo for older adults, free info/giveaways and screenings, Tom Taylor Family YMCA, 10550 Harbor Hill Dr, Gig Harbor.
Pierce County Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference
Sept 28, doors open at 8am program runs 9am-1pm, free event includes nutritional health, brain health, and natural or holistic methods related to Alzheimer’s, local exhibitors will include memory care facilities, legal providers, care management companies, medical sources and information providers, Bellarmine Prep, Connelly Student Center, 2300 S. Washington St in Tacoma.  RSVP 253-798-8787 or for more information  call the Pierce County Aging and Disability Resource Center at 253-798-4600.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference
Sept 28, 9am sharp to 1pm (doors open at 8am), focus on nutritional and brain health, holistic methods, refreshments provided, Bellarmine Prep, 2300 S. Washington St, Tacoma, 253-798-8787.
NEST Senior Events
Click on link for list of events open to the public and more info: https://nestseattle.org/wp-content/uploads/Newsletter-Sep19.pdf

Community Events
In the Kitchen with Grandma
Sept 9, 7pm $5 for non-members Eastside Foursquare Church, 14520 100th Ave NE Bothell;
Almost Antiques Guild
Sept 12, 2-3pm, for collectors – bring something to show and tell, free, Richmond Beach Library, 206-546-3522.
Puget Sound Bird Fest
Sept 13-15, annual festival with speakers, field trips, boat tours and educational activities & exhibits, live raptor presentation, keynote address by nature photographer and Master Birder Tom Boyer, many activities centered around Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St, Edmonds, 425-771-7724, www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org.
Odd and Innovative Transportation Ideas from the Pacific Northwest
Sept 13, 3pm Explore the history and culture of travel in Washington state—from canoe journeys to flying cars with author Harriet Baskas; Steilacoom Historical Museum, 1801 Rainier St, Steilacoom.
75th Anniversary Shoreline Schools
Sept 14, 2-3pm, view photos and research from historical museum, free, Shoreline Library, 206-362-7550.
Silent Hike
Sept 12, 6-8pm, guided meditative walk, meet at Seattle’s Discovery Park Info Center, Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mindtravel-silenthike-in-seattle-through-discovery-park-tickets-65590893127
Drop-In Genealogy Help
Sept 25, 2-4pm, free, Shoreline Library, 206-362-7550.
Pike Place Market Tour
Saturdays thru Sep 28, 8:20am-10am, tour the back streets and alleys of market, includes talk on history, art & hidden features, $8-$15, www.friendsofthemarket.net/tours
www.boulevardparkplace.com.
Homelessness in King County
Sept 28, 2-3pm, KUOW’s Kate Walters reports on this issue and plans to address it, free, Shoreline Library, 206-362-7550.
Duwamish Brunch and Art Auction
Oct 11, noon-3pm, for more info call 206-431- 1582. www.duwamishtribe.org.
Seeking Vendors for Holiday Market
Holiday Market takes place at Northshore Senior Center, Nov 1, 9am-4pm and Nov 2, 9am-3pm. We are seeking vendors who have handmade arts, crafts and fine arts. These must be made by vendor selling items. Tables available 8 foot for $75, 6 foot for $60, 3 foot for $30. Information and application can be obtained by visiting website http://www.northshoresenior.org or by calling Suzanne at 425-488-1599. Northshore Senior Center is located at 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell.

Garden & Outdoor Events
Lake Forest Park Garden Club
Sept 10, 9:15am mtg 10:30am speaker “Healthy Soil, Happy Garden” upper level LFP Town Center stage area, Ballinger Way NE & Bothell Way NE,

Exhibits
Cascadia Art Museum
Thru Oct 13 “Paintings from the Palouse: Art of Andrew Hofmeister spanning five decades;” also “The Photography of Yukio Morinaga – first solo exhibit of works by Seattle photographer active in the 1920s, 190 Sunset Ave S, Edmonds, 425-336-4809, www.cascadiaartmuseum.org
NW Watercolor Society
Thru Oct 6, on annual exhibition on display at the Convention Center in Seattle, www.nwws.org
Seattle Art Museum
Thru Sept 8 “Victorian Radicals: From the pre-Raphaelites to the Arts&Crafts Movement” 206-654-3100, www.seattleartmuseum.org
Museum of History & Industry
Thru Oct 14, “Seattle Style” history of clothing in Seattle, 206-324-1126.
Wash State History Museum
Thru Dec 1, Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit “A New Moon Rises” large scale images of the moon; also “Little Black Dress – Fashion Evolution” 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, www.WashingtonHistory.org  
MoPop
Thru Jan 4, “Prince from Minneapolis” 206-770-2700, www.MoPop.org,

Theater & Musical Theater
The Village Theatre
2019-2020 Season. Opening Sept 12: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Guys & Dolls, She Loves Me. Hansel & Gretel & Heidi & Gunter. The Wedding Singer. Enter by Sept 30 to win free tickets! Subscribe early for best price and seats. Issaquah 425-392-2202; Everett 425-257-8600. www.VillageTheatre.org.
Black Box Theatre
Saturdays Oct 5-Nov 9, 7pm Slam-Dunk Improv, and Fiasco at 8:30pm. Edmonds Community College. Senior and group discounts available. Concerts, lectures, performances and more. Tickets and information, blackboxedcc.org or 425-640-1448.
Flying Karamazov Brothers
Sept 19-Oct 6, juggling, acrobatic theatre, Seattle’s Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, $45-$65, 360-385-0519,  www.fkb.com

Choral Performances
Bellevue Chamber Chorus
2019-2020 Season. Dec 21, 7:30pm & December 22, 3pm, Hope in a Pan American Christmas: North Meets South. Mar 7, 7:30pm & Mar 8, 3pm, Finding Home: the Sense of Belonging. May 16th 7:30pm & May 17, 3pm International Poetry Extravaganza. Special Senior Prices Available. 425-522-3436. www.bellevuechamberchorus.org.

Classical Music
Seattle Wind Symphony
Oct 6, Hauntings, Shorewood Performing Arts Center, 17300 Fremont Ave N, Shoreline. Nov 11, Honoring Our Veterans. Feb 9, Exotic Escapes. May 3, Out of This World. July 1, Star-Spangled Spectacular. Ticket & concert information, www.Seattlewindsymphony.org
Everett Philharmonic Orchestra
Oct 13, Masterworks. Dec 1, Music for the Imagination! Feb 9, That Magnificent Mozart! May 3, Listener's Choice. Low prices! Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave. 206-270-9729. www.everettphil.org.
Symphony Tacoma 
2019-2020 Season. Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday! Oct 19, Romeo & Juliet. Nov 23, George Li Plays Rachmaninoff. Dec 8, Holiday Favorites with choir. Dec 20, Messiah. Feb 22, Beethoven's Erocia and the Electric Universe. Mar 21, Ludwig AND Beethoven. Ap 18, Mahler's Titan. May 9, Celebrating the Roaring Twenties. June 6, Mozart's Requiem with chorus. Tickets, 253-591-5894 or www.symphonytacoma.org.

Jazz/Rock/Folk/Gospel
Edmonds Center for the Arts
Sep 26, Naturally 7 a capella. Oct 12 Kelly Hall-Tompkins violin soloist. Nov 15 Rodney Crowell country singer/songwriter. 410 Fourth Avenue North, Edmonds. 425-275-9595. www.ec4arts.org.
Beach Boys
Sept 2, Washington State Fair in Puyallup, $30-$55, 1-888-559-3245, www.thefair.com/fun/details/the-beach-boys
Hops & Crops Music Festival
Sept 14, noon-6pm, age 21+ only, live music & 30 craft beers & ciders, lawn games & food trucks, $10-$20, Mary Olson Farm, Auburn, www.wrvmuseum.org/hopsandcrops
Hall & Oats
Sept 14, Washington State Fair in Puyallup, 1-888-559-3247.
A Capella Concert
Oct 6, 6pm, free gospel music concert & reception, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave, Everett, 425-252-3757.

Look for other arts, theater and music listings on pages 10 and 11, including Northwest Prime Time Arts & Entertainment advertisers!

Social Dance (call in advance to confirm social dance events)
Skandia Dances
First & Third Fridays, class at 7:30pm, social dance 8:30-11pm, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood, 425-954-5262, www.skandia-folkdance.org
Sno-King Folk Dances
Wed & Sat 7-9pm, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood, $6-$8, 949-646-7082m 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