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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
Wisdom Cafés
Free conversations for seniors, Jan 8, 2-3:30pm "Who is Your Family?" Richmond Beach Library 19601 21st Ave NW, Shoreline, 206-546-3522.
Art of Alzheimer's
Jan 8-Mar 5, 7am-6pm, free exhibit of art by people with Alzheimer's, Seattle City Hall lobby & gallery, 600 Fourth Avenue.
Events at NEST These events are open to the public: Jan 10, 5:30-7pm, chats for older adults aimed at fighting ageism, sponsored by NEST open to the public, 7736 24th Ave NE, Seattle,; Jan 17, 2-3:30pm "Simple Tools for Lifelong Comfort and Ease" brain fitness program, Friends Fellowship Hall 7737 25th AVe NE, Seattle, nestseattle.org
Help for Seniors
Jan 23, 6:30-8pm, free presentation from Elder Law Attorney, Home Care Advisor, Senior Housing Referral Specialist, Senior Real Estate Specialist to discuss how to preserve independence for as long as possible, Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. 206-362-7550.
CPR/Stroke Wkshp for Seniors
Jan 25, 2-3pm, FREE hands-only CPR workshop and how to ID stroke symptoms and what to do (come dressed to move) free but RSVP 206-546-3522 Richmond Beach Library; presented again Jan 30, 3-4pm at Shoreline Library.
Food & Fitness
Tues/Th 11am-2pm, Sound Generations & Seattle Parks launches program for East African Elders at Northgate Comm Ctr, www.soundgenerations.org
Creative Aging at the Frye
2nd Tuesdays those with dementia and care partners enjoy music in a relaxed atmosphere free & more programs “Meet Me at the Movies” 206-432-8208, www.fryemuseum.org
University PROBUS Club 
Join seniors for coffee, fellowship and outstanding speakers the 1st Weds, 9:45am, Sand Point Community Church in View Ridge, univprobus@gmail.com, 206-985-4074. 
Prime Timers Seattle  
Prime Timers is a social and support group for senior gay / bi / trans men ages 50s-90s that sponsors activities in different neighborhoods: restaurant & potluck dinners, coffee nights, films, plays, sports events, a rap group, winter & summer parties and picnics, a monthly newsletter. Low-cost membership provides access to a safe and supportive environment for men to be themselves and to make friends. www.seattleprimetimers.org
Senior Coffee Hours 
Third Thursdays, 10-11am, join the Seattle Mayor’s office for seniors to learn about city programs, services and to talk with officials, 810 3rd Ave, Seattle, 206-684-0500.  
Dementia Friendly Recreation 
Ongoing, Seattle Parks Lifelong Recreation Program offers a variety of walks and classes for those with early stage memory loss and their care partners, 206-684-4664 (Mari). 
Alzheimer’s Café 
2nd Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm, Greenwood Senior Center’s Alzheimer’s Café moves to Stage Door Café, 208 N. 8th St, Seattle, chance for those with Alzheimer’s and their care partners to socialize in safe environment, info call Carin 206-230-0166, www.phinneycenter.org/gsc 
Salvation Army Seniors Lunch 
Tuesdays, 11am, variety program followed by lunch, $3 donation, Salvation Army Temple, 9501 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle. 206-783-1225. 

Community Events
Guided Snowshoe Hikes
Jan 6, 12, 21, 26, 1pm, 1.4 or 2.4 loops available, Lake Wenatchee State Park, 21588 State Route 207, Leavenworth, limited snowshoes available to rent with RSVP, 509-763-3101, parking passes required.
Lake Forest Park Garden Club
Jan 8, 9:15am speaker at 10:30am, "Garden & Landscape Design" helpful tips and creative solutions, upper level stage area LFP Town Center, Bothell Way NE & Ballinger Way NE.
Getting Gov't to Respond
Jan 15, 7-9pm, presented by Nick Licata author of "Becoming a Citizen Advocate" free, Lake Forest Park Library, 17171 Bothell Way NE, 206-362-8860.
Drop-In Adult Coloring
Jan 18, 2-4pm, adults use coloring to relax and relieve stress, free, sheets and coloring utinsils provided or bring your own, Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. Shoreline, 206-362-7550.
Intro to Mushroom Hunting
Jan 19, 2-4pm, lecture on mushroom foraging in the NW, free, Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St. Shoreline, 206-362-7550.
Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Jan 21, 7:30pm tribute in spoken word, song, and dance, $5-$12; also a free morning program from 10am-noon, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 425-275-9595, www.ec4arts.org
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Feb 22, 8-11pm, age 21+ only "Bootleggers Blowout - Libations, Southern Bites, Live Music" party like it's 1929 - come in costume if you like, chef-prepared bites, music by six-piece Good Co featuring Electro Swing Band followed by Lynyard Skynyrd Tribute Band Whiskey River, includes cigar lounge, gaming tables, tin-type photo booth and more, $35-$65, 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, 253-779-8490, www.americascarmuseum.org.
Donate Fabric
for annual fabric sale benefitting scholarships, donate fabric, notions, needlework, yarn, 425-743-0118.

Exhibits
America's Car Museum
Thru Apr 25 iconic original mustang from the movie Bullitt on display, Daily Senior Discounts. Open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm. 877-902-8490. www.americascarmuseum.org .
Washington State History Museum
Thru Jan 20, rare opportunity to see Jacob Lawrence’s “George Bush Series” conveys the story of George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in WA state, 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, 253-272-9747, www.washingtonhistory.org
Seattle Art Museum
Thru Jan 21, explore 5 centuries of the royal arts of India, www.seattleartmuseum.org

Dance
International Dance Festival
Jan 18-26, $18-$23, Seattle's Capitol Hill Erickson Theatre, www.SeattleIDF.org

Theater
Edmonds Driftwood Players
Jan 8-13, "Red Planet Blue" Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St, Edmonds, 425-774-9600, www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org
Seattle Rep
Jan 18-Feb 10, "Last of the Boys" haunted by memories of Viet Nam service until war buddy, his girlfriend and her volatile mother arrive, "funny and fierce" 206-443-2222, www.seattlerep.org
Second Story Rep
Jan 18-Feb 2, "Red" searing portrait of an artist, Redmond, 425-881-6777.
UW School of Drama
Jan 23-Feb 3, "Rutherford and Son" family drama set in 19th century England glassmaking factory, 206-543-5140, www.drama.uw.edu
Tacoma Little Theatre
Jan 25-Feb 10, a story so controversial in its time that guests were asked not to discuss it for fear of starting a fight, Isben's play features a housewife treated like a doll, harboring a secret debt for saving her husband's life, now the secret is threatened to be revealed, 253-272-2281, www.tacomalittletheatre.com

Musical Theater
The Village Theatre
Jan 17-Mar 24, "I Do! I Do!" A Musical about Marriage chronicaling 50 years of life and love, created by team behind The Fantaskicks, Enter to win tickets! plays in Issaquah Jan 17-Feb 24 & in Everett Mar 1-24, for more information call Issaquah, 425-392-2202, Everett, 425-257-8600. www.villagetheatre.org
Film Caberet
Jan 18, 6:30pm "Crazy Heart" film preceded by cabaret-style happy hour with live music, $20, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave N, www.ec4arts.org
Sesame Street Live!
Jan 27, 2pm & 6pm bring the grandkids to the sunniest celebration, Angel of the Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave, Everett, 425-322-2609, www.angelofthewindsarena.com
Wonderland Brunch
Thru Jan 27 (Sat/Sun) music, dance, theater and NW cuisine, Can Can, 94 Pike Place, Seattle, www.thecancan.com

Classical Music
Pacific Music Works
Jan 2, 12:10-12:50 free performance at Christ Our Hope at the Josephinum, 1902 2nd Ave downtown Seattle; Jan 6, 3pm SOMA Towers Bellevue Buy Tickets; Jan 6, 8pm The Royal Room, Seattle's Columbia City Buy Tickets; Jan 8 free performance at 12:10-12:50pm, Christ Episcopal Church, 4548 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle. www.pacificmusicworks.org
Music at St. James Cathedral
Jan 16, 7:30pm, Bruce Newswick, concert organist, $18, 804 Ninth Ave, Seattle, 206-382-4874.
Renaissance Recorder Music
Jan 27, 6pm "Byrd Songs" free, reception to follow, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave, Everett, 425-252-3757.
Ladies Musical Club
Free concerts throughout region, www.lmcseattle.org
Seattle Symphony
For concerts, call 206-215-4747 or visit www.seattlesymphony.org

Jazz/Rock/Pop/Folk/Country
Seattle Jazz Vespers
1st Sundays, Seattle First Baptist corner of Harvard & Seneca St, Seattle, free parking back of church, free will donation, 1st Sundays thru June www.seattlejazzvespers.org
Edmonds Center for the Arts
Jan 17, 7:30PM, Bella Gaia – inspired by astronauts who spoke about life-changing power of seeing earth from space features music, dance and NASA-immersive imagery. Pre-show talk included, 410 Fourth Avenue North, Edmonds. 425-275-9595. www.ec4arts.org.
Sounds of Brass
Jan 20, 2pm, Tacoma Community College Auditorium (bldg 2), nationally-touring pianist Duane Hubert leads 14 member brass and percussion ensemble, free, donations accepted, 253-759-9511, www.brassunlimited.org
Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt
Jan 30, 7:30pm, $69-$104 (senior discounts available) Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave N, 425-275-9595, www.ec4arts.org

Social Dance (call in advance to confirm social dance events)
Sno-King International Folk Dance
Wednesdays 7-9pm, $6-$8, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood, 949-646-7082, www.sno-king.org
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
Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Groups