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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 Cafes 
Free discussions for seniors, Nov 4 at 2pm "Please Listen" Federal Way Library, 34200 1st Way S, 253-838-3668; Nov 7 at 11:30am "Life's Purpose" Bellevue Main Library, 209 100th Avenue SE, 425-452-4106; Nov 12 at 2pm "Doctor's Know Best-or do they?" Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St, 206-362-7550; Nov 14 at 2pm "How do we want to be remembered" Richmond Beach Library 19601 21st Ave NW, Shoreline, 206-362-7550; Nov 15 at 2pm "The Gifts of Memory" Maple Valley Library, 21844 SE 248th St, 425-432-4620; www.kcls.org  
Northshore Senior Center 
Nov 3-4 Holiday Marketplace; 5-part session workshop Nov 13-Dec 11 from 1-3pm Chicken Soup for the Brain explores memory enhancement; Nov 12 from 7:30-9:30pm Holiday Pops & Dessert $3;10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell, 425-487-2441. 
Shoreline LFP Senior Center 
Nov 3-4 Holiday Bazaar; Nov. 21, "What do I want to do in Retirement?"18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, 206-365-1536, www.shorelinelfpseniorcenter.org  
Engaging Aging 
Nov 6, 3pm Resource Fair & forum on age-friendly Seattle, refreshments, free & open to public, Seattle City Hall, enter at 601 5th Ave, RSVP agefriendly@seattle.gov  
Providence Medicare Advantage Plans 
Learn about plan that earned Medicare's highest rating: Nov 6 at 10am Shoreline Conference Center 18650 1st Ave NE; Nov 7 at 10am North Bellevue Senior Center 4063 148th Ave NE; Nov 7 at 4pm West Seattle Senior Center 4217 SW Oregon St; Nov 9 at 10am; for more info call 866-995-2956 or visit www.ProvidenceHealthAssurance.com/print  
Downsizing Workshop 
Nov 15 from 1-2pm at Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Ave SE; and Dec 6 from 1-2pm at Downtown Bellevue Library 1111 110th Ave NE; Kirk Vaux and guest speaker present ins & outs of downsizing/moving to retirement community, Free but RSVP 206-850-4570. 
Wesley Homes Des Moines 
Nov 16, 10am, Downsizing Simplified free seminar: tips for a tidier, safer more organized home and info on preparation to move; Wesley HomesTerrace Auditorium. 816 S 216th St, Des Moines. FREE but RSVP 855-445-8827 or www.wesleyhomes.org 
Brain Rules for Aging Well 
Nov 27, 7pm, "10 Principals for Staying Vital, Happy and Sharp" presented by John Medina, NY Times best-selling author of "Brain Rules" free, Redmond Library, 15990 NE 85th St, 425-885-1861  
A New Play About Seniors 
Dec 1-16, evening shows and matinees, "No Strings Attached" four friends in a retirement community deal with dating, relationships and sex, laughs while tackling serious issues. Discounts available, at An Arts Space, 18th & Union, Seattle, 206-323-2236, http://bittersingleguy.com/nsa/  
Navigating Medicare 
Dec 2, 10am free presentation on all things Medicare, one-on-one counseling available, Auburn Senior Center, 808 9th St SE, Auburn, free but RSVP  1-888-902-3011 ext. 1286, www.sendrsvp.com/1286 
University PROBUS Club 
Join seniors for coffee, fellowship and outstanding speakers, meeting on the 1st Wed. of each month, 9:45 AM, at the Sand Point Community Church in View Ridge. topics have included UW History, Melinda Bargreen on "Classical Seattle," and "Boys in the Boat” info at univprobus@gmail.com or 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 
Memory Café 
3rd Wednesdays, 2:30-4pm, Meet old friends and make new ones – light meal, entertainment and conversation for people with memory loss and their care partners, Mrs. Turner's Restaurant, 701 E. Main St, Puyallup. 
Salvation Army Seniors Lunch 
Tuesdays, 11am, variety program followed by lunch, $3 donation, Salvation Army Temple, 9501 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle. 206-783-1225. 
Gipson Gabbers Toastmasters 
1st & 3rd Saturdays at 10am, life learning through improved public speaking, listening and leadership skills in comfortable setting, Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave, Everett.  vppr.ggtm@gmail.com

Retirement Community Events
Wesley Homes Des Moines 
Nov 16, 10am, Downsizing Simplified free seminar: tips for a tidier, safer more organized home and info on preparation to move; Wesley HomesTerrace Auditorium. 816 S 216th St, Des Moines. FREE but RSVP 855-445-8827 or www.wesleyhomes.org 

Health Education
Providence Medicare Advantage Plans 
Learn about plan that earned Medicare's highest rating: Nov 6 at 10am Shoreline Conference Center 18650 1st Ave NE; Nov 7 at 10am North Bellevue Senior Center 4063 148th Ave NE; Nov 7 at 4pm West Seattle Senior Center 4217 SW Oregon St; Nov 9 at 10am; for more info call 866-995-2956 or visit www.ProvidenceHealthAssurance.com/print  
Men's Health Seminar 
Nov 8 & Dec 6, 9am-5pm. 30 minute appointments available to discuss options for erectile dysfunction  Regus, 1100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle. Register at 855-889-6286. www.edcure.org 
Practical Fitness for Parkinson’s 
Tuesdays 3-4:30pm, learn most productive ways to manage Parkinson’s symptoms, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave, Edmonds, $5-$8 (fee waivers available) RSVP 206-920-1151. 

Antiques/Craft Shows
Holiday Marketplace 
Nov 3-4 Holiday Marketplace, crafts/art, bake sale, lunch, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr, Bothell, 425-487-2441. 
Holiday Bazaar 
Nov 3-4, 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, Shoreline-LFP Senior Center, 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, 206-365-1536, www.shorelinelfpseniorcenter.org  
Antique and Collectible Shows 
Nov 4, 9am-6pm & Nov 5, 10am-4pm "World's Largest" features furniture, vintage clothing, china, art, toys and more. Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup. $7 admission. Free parking. 503-282-0877. www.christinepalmer.net 
Needle Arts Guild Holiday Sale 
Nov 17-18, Dec 1-2, 10am- 4pm, handmade gift items, hats, scarves, jewelry baked goods, Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave North, Seattle, for info call Margaret, 206-783-2489, PNNAG.org 
Native Craft Fair 
Nov 24 -26, Shop for fine art, native crafts, cards, jewelry, smoked salmon Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, West Seattle, Free. 
Multicultural Holiday Arts & Craft Fair  
Dec 2, 10am-3pm, ethnic crafts, holiday items, fashion accessories, books, baked goods, raffle, 12:30pm ukelele band, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1610 S. King St. (near S. Jackson St. & Rainier S), Seattle, 206-323-5250. www.stpeterseattle.org

Holiday Events
Garden d'Lights 
Nov 25-Dec 31 4:30-9pm nightly including holidays, $5, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main, $5, www.gardendlights.org   

Community Events
Free Collectible Appraisals 
King Couty Libraries are offering free collectible appraisals (one item only) and discussion on how to evaluate antiques: Shoreline Library Nov 1 at 7pm; Kent Library, Nov 4 at 2pm; Kenmore Library Nov 14 at 1pm; Bellevue Library, Nov 15 at 6pm; Woodinville Library Nov 18 at 11am; Mercer Island Library, Nov 28 at 7pm; for more info visit www.kcls.org or call your local library. 
Seattle Arts & Lecture 
Nov 5, Ta-Nehisi Coateson his new book, "We Were Eight Years in Power" about the Obama years; Nov 28, Isabel Allende; 206-621-2230, lectures.orgDownsizing Workshop 
Nov 15 from 1-2pm at Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Ave SE; and Dec 6 from 1-2pm at Downtown Bellevue Library 1111 110th Ave NE; Kirk Vaux and guest speaker present ins & outs of downsizing/moving to retirement community, free RSVP, 206-850-4570.  
Writer's Conference 
Nov 3-4, Tacoma Community College hosts 3rd annual event, featuring J.A. Jance, limited to 75 attendees, $169, 253-460-2424, www.continuingedtacoma.com/writeintheharbor/   
Veterans Day Parade 
Nov 11, 11am, one of biggest in America, drill teams, marching bands, military vehicles, fly-over, free downtown Auburn, west on Main from E St. SE to A St. NW near Auburn City Hall, www.auburnwa.gov/vetsday 
Night of Storytelling 
Nov 11, 7:30pm, Antique Sandwich Company, 5102 N. Pearl St., Tacoma, $5, 253-983-9114. 
Richmond Library Events 
Nov 13 at 7pm "So You Want to Write a Novel" discussion and tips; Nov 29 at 6:30pm "Holiday Wreath Making" demos, bring your own wreath – bows provided; Richmond Beach Library 19601 21st Ave NW, Shoreline 206-546-3522. 
White House Photographer 
Nov 27, 7pm, Pete Souza speaks on new book on President Obama photos, Seattle's The Moore, 1-800-745-3000, STGPresents.org 

Exhibits
MOHAI 
Nov 18-June 17, "Seattle on the Spot" photos of Al Smith chronicles African American community in the NW, 206-324-1126, mohai.org
White River Valley Museum 
Thru-Dec 17 “Salish Modern” innovative art with ancient roots, 918 “H” St SE, Auburn, 253-288-7433, wrvmuseum.org  
Museum of Glass 
New exhibit "Spotlight on Dale Chihuly" 1801 Dock St, Tacoma, 253-284-4750, www.museumofglass.org  
Museum of Flight 
Thru Jan 1, exhibit depicting WWI aviation history "Wood and Canvas", 404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, www.museumofflight.org 
Washington State History Museum
Thru Jan 1 "Witness to Wartime: The Painted Diary of Takuichi Fujii" Japanese-American artist's work from Minidoka internment camp during WWII ; thru Jan 21 " Loyal Opposition: The Protest Photos of George P. Hickey" view the work of this prominent photojournalist, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma1-888-238-4373www.washingtonhistory.org
Bellevue Arts Museum 
Thru Feb 11, new exhibit featuring Walter McConnell, artist known for clay installations in terrarium like enclosures, 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, 425-519-0770, www.bellevuearts.org  

Dance & Performance
UW Meany Center 
Nov 16-18, Lizt Alfonso Dance of Cuba, UW Meany Center at UW, 206-543-4880.

Theater
Dukebay Production 
Nov 3-5, 10-12 "Calligraphy" bittersweet story of two sisters, one living in Japan the other moved to America after WWII, above The Grand Cinema) 508 S. 6th (above Grand Cinema in Tacoma, $15 includes coffee and goodies, 253-350-7680, www.dukesbay.org.  
Young Sherlock! 
Nov 3-19, Youth Theatre Northwest presents the story of Sherlock Holmes in his youth, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 4400 86th SE, Mercer Island, 206-232-4145, www.youththeatre.org  
Seattle Public Theater 
Thru Nov 5, "World of Extreme Happiness" savage satire, 7312 West Green Lake Drive N, Seattle, 206-524-1300, seattlepublictheater.org 
UW School of Drama 
Thru Nov 5 "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" 206-543-4880, www.Artsuw.org   
Tacoma Little Theatr
Thru Nov 5, Noel Coward's ghostly comedy "Blythe Spirit" 253-272-2281, www.tacomalittletheatre.com  
Spanaway High's Snow Angel 
Nov 16-Nov 19, a mysterious girl steps out of a blizzard and into the life of a small town, $5-$7, Spanaway Lake High School, 1305 168th Street East, Spanaway. 
Seattle Rep 
Nov 17-Dec 17, "The Humans" Broadway National Tour called blisteringly funny, 206-443-2222, www.seattlerep.org  
Sandbox Radio Theater 
Thru Nov 19, "63 Trillion" West of Lenin, 203 N. 36th, Seattle, www.63trillionseattle.com/  
Seattle Shakespeare 
Thru Nov 19, Russian farce "The Government Inspector" 206-733-8222, www.seattleshakespeare.org
Second Story Rep 
Thru Nov 19, Anne of Green Gables, www.secondstoryrep.org. 425.881.6777. 
Seattle Children's Theatre 
Nov 9 – Dec 31, "Mr. Popper's Penguins, Seattle Center, www.sct.org 
A New Play About Seniors 
Dec 1-16, evening shows and matinees, "No Strings Attached" four friends in a retirement community deal with dating, relationships and sex, laughs while tackling serious issues. Discounts available, at An Arts Space, 18th & Union, Seattle, 206-323-2236, http://bittersingleguy.com/nsa/

Musical Theater
Disney on Ice 
Nov 1-6, Kent's Showare Center, 253-856-6777  
5th Avenue Theatre 
Thru Nov 5, "Ragtime" Tony award-winning story of the immigrants who helped make ours a thriving country; Nov 24- Dec 31 Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn" 206-625-1900, www.5thavenue.org  
Tacoma Musical Playhouse 
Thru Nov 5, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, musical version for young audiences, 253-565-6867, www.tmp.org.  
Tribute to the Beatles 
Nov 12, 7pm, retelling of Beatles story through eyes of manager Brian Epstein, multi-media production with live music, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave N, Edmonds,  425-275-9595, www.edmondscenterforthearts.org  
Village Theatre 
Thru Nov 19 Into the Woods. Nov 9-Jan 28 Newsies the Musical, 425-392-2202 Issaquah. 425-257-8600, Everett. www.villagetheatre.org   
Tacoma Musical Playhouse 
Nov 24-Dec 17 "Once Upon A Mattress" 7116 Sixth Ave, Tacoma, 253-565-6867.  
Centerstage 
Nov 25-Dec 21, "Beauty and the Beast" 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, 253-661-1444, www.centerstagetheatre.com  
Book-It 
Nov 29–Dec 30, "Howl's Moving Castle" a new musical premiere, based on the novel by Dianna Wynne Jones, The Seattle Center Theatre, 206-216-0833, book-it.org 

Choral Music
Orchestra Seattle/Chamber Singers 
Nov 11, 7:30pm "Dvořák in America" 1st Free Methodist Church, Queen Anne, 206-682-5208www.osscs.org 
Northwest Chamber Chorus 
Dec 3 & 10, Phinney Ridge Lutheran Churchwww.northwestchamberchorus.org  
Bellevue Chamber Chorus 
2017-2018 Season: Dec 9, 10, 17 Winter Song. Mar 10 & 11 Water Music. May 5 & 6 Voces Latinas. Special senior prices available. 425-522-3436, www.bellevuechamberchorus.org 

Classical Music
Music at St. James Cathedral 
Nov 2, 7:30pm, Duruflé Requiem for the Feast of All Souls, 804 9th Ave, Seattle, open to all, freewill offering, 206-382-4874 
Tacoma Opera's 50th Season 
Nov 3, Nov 5 The Marriage of Figaro. Feb 3, Feb 9, Feb 11 Carmen. Ap 14, 20, 22 The Merry Widow. 253-627-7789. www.TacomaOpera.com 
Philharmonia NW 
Nov 4 Music of Finland Seattle's Benaroya Hall, philharmonianw.org.   
Music of Remembrance 
Nov 5, 7pm "Snow Falls" world premiere focuses on Japanese American experience during WWII, Benaroya Hall, 206-365-7770, www.musicofremembrance.org  
Octava Chamber Orchestra 
Nov 5, 6pm, Maple Park Church, 17620 60th Ave W Lynnwood, 425-743-2288, www.octavachamberorchestra.com  
President's Piano 
Nov 8, Nareh Arghamanyan; Nov 9 Julliard String Quartet; UW Meany Center at UW, 206-543-4880.  
Seattle Baroque Orchestra 
Nov 11, 7:30pm, world premiere electric thearbo concert, retired KING5 weatherman Jeff Renner narrates sonnets for each movement inspired by Seattle’s unique weather patterns, Seattle's Benaroya Hall, 206-215-4747
Byron Schenkman & Friends 
Nov 12, 7pm, celebrating Schumann, Seattle's Benaryoa Hall, 206-215-4747,  www.byronschenkman.com 
Seattle Symphony 
Concerts thru Nov & holiday season, 206-215-4747, www.seattlesymphony.org  
Ladies Musical Club 
Free concerts thru region, www.lmcseattle.org

Pop, Jazz, Folk, Country
Seattle Jazz Vespers 
Nov 5, 6pm, 1st Sundays of month thru June, bring the whole family for the Nov concert, free (donations) Seattle First Baptist, corner of Harvard and Seneca streets, SeattleJazzVespers.org  
Kenny G 
Nov 29, Washington Center for the Arts, Olympia, www.kennyg.com  
The Lumineers 
Dec 5, a tribute to Leonard Cohen, Key Arena, Seattle thelumineers.com

Social Dance (call in advance to confirm social dance events)
Sno-King International Folk Dance Club 
Weds & Sats 7pm, folk dancing, teaching, no partners needed. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave,W., Lynnwood.  $5-$7. 360-387-9923, www.sno-king.org 
Skandia Dance and Music 
First & Third Friday Dance, 7:30pm, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood, $10-$15, 425-954-5262,  www.skandia-folkdance.org 
 Ballroom Dancing with Bob’s Dance Band 
Mondays and Thursdays, 1-3:30pm, $6, Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes St, Everett, 425-252-0291 
Ballroom Dance in Bothell 
First and third Wed of each month, 1-3pm, music by Bob’s Swing Band, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E Riverside Dr, Bothell, 425-487-2441. 
Seniors’ Country Dancin’ & Classic Rockin 
Every Friday, 4:30-10:30pm, created for seniors by seniors, $5 cover, free dance lessons 5:15pm, dinner & drinks available, Lakewood Moose Lodge at 109th & Halcyon in Lakewood, for info Barb@pski.org or call 253-279-3374. 
Freewheelers Square Dance Club 
1st & 3rd Sundays 7-10pm; Lake City Community Center - 12531 28th Ave. NE,  $6 per dance night, $5 per class night, partners not required, singles and couples club. Info call Janice, 206-992-4932. 
Checkerboard Squares 
Sundays 6-8pm, The Checkerboard Squares Square Dance club invites anyone to our new set of Square Dance Lessons, Masonic Hall 515 Dayton St, Edmonds, first lesson is free then $5, dress is casual, for info call Sheryl 425-772-8085 or Roy 425-338-2255, cell is 206-949-0114. 
Basic Scandinavian Dance 
Wednesdays, 7:30-9pm, classes for beginners or brush up skills, Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, 206-937-5211. 
Monday Afternoon Dances 
Every 4th Sunday each month, 1-3:30pm, $5, features ballroom dancing to live music, plus refreshments, Des Moines Activity Center, 2045 S 216th St, 206-878-1642. 
South Park Ballroom Dancing Club 
Sundays 6:30-8:30pm and Mondays 1-3pm, live music, dance and light refreshments, $6, South Park Community Center, 4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, 253-591-5299. 
Kick Up Your Heels 
Dance to swing & 50's Rock & Roll, Northshore Senior Center, $8-$10, 10201 E. Riverside Dr., Bothell; call for schedule 425-487-2441.  
Kent Senior Activity Center 
Tues evening dances, 7:30-9:30pm, features ballroom dancing to live music, $4, call Helena 253-856-5164 for info. 
Monthly Dances 
2nd Tuesdays, 2-4pm, North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Ave NE, Bellevue, 425-452-7681. 
Ballroom Boogie 
First Friday of Month at Northgate Community Center, live music & refreshments, $4, 1-3pm, 10515 5th Ave NE, Seattle. 

Volunteers Needed
Volunteer Opportunities with Neighborhood House: 
Neighborhood House is seeking volunteer support for a variety of programs. Our programming addresses the needs of entire families, focusing on low-income community members, public housing residents, immigrants and refugees. Volunteers have opportunities to work directly with community members, building relationships and making a positive impact on the lives of children, youth and adults. For more information about the agency and current volunteer opportunities, contact Courtney Jacob, Volunteer Services Manager at courtneyj@nhwa.org or 206-461-8430.   
Volunteer Facilitators needed for Alzheimer’s Association  
Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver! The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting local volunteers to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Lakewood, WA. 
Family Caregiver Support Groups provide a consistent and caring place for caregivers to learn, share, and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. training, ongoing support, resources, and continuing education opportunities provided, 1 year commitment required, 206.529.3875, lwhitesi@alzwa.org
Meals on Wheels volunteers needed 
If you are looking for a very worthwhile volunteer opportunity and enjoy driving, this might be just for you!  The MOW program serves anyone who is homebound due to illness or disability or has difficulty shopping or cooking, may apply for Meals on Wheels. In Shoreline: Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 206 365-1536 www.shorelinelfpseniorcenter.org; in King County 206-448-5767,  www.seniorservices.org/foodassistance/MealsonWheels/MOWVolunteer.aspx
Come Volunteer at the Washington Park Arboretum 
Arboretum Foundation volunteers have been actively supporting the Washington Park Arboretum since 1935. We invite you to join our community of volunteers, made up of true horticulturalists, home gardeners, and people who simply enjoy spending time in the Arboretum. We have a variety of ongoing and one-time volunteer opportunities, call Megan 206-577-0549. 
Volunteer Drivers Needed  
Senior Services’ Volunteer Transportation program offers the perfect solution for King County seniors who are unable to get to their medical appointments: caring, friendly, helpful volunteers who pick them up at their homes, drive them to their doctors, and take them back afterward.  However, many older adults with limited transportation options are unable to get rides because there are simply not enough volunteer drivers to serve all those in need.  You can help!  If you have the “drive” to serve others, own your own vehicle, and have some daytime availability, this flexible volunteer opportunity is for you.  Call (206) 748-7588, email Hilary at hilaryc@seniorservices.org, or visit www.seniorservices.org/transportation  
Hospice Volunteers Needed  
Providence Hospice of Seattle, 425 Pontius Ave. N., Suite 300  
Seattle, 206-320-4000www.providence.org/hospiceofseattle  
Hospice Volunteers Needed 
Group Health offers hospice volunteer training throughout the Puget Sound region, sitting with patients to give caregivers a break, errands and practical tasks, emotional support to terminally ill patients and their families, do not need to be Group Health members to apply, to apply, call Julia Casey at 253-274-4635. 
NEST 
Neighbors helping Neighbors! Join NEST, North East Seattle Together, as a volunteer helping our neighbors age confidently in their homes.  We are looking for volunteers for everything from transportation, computer assistance, housework, visiting, and so much more. You decide when you want to assist.  Contact Cameron at cameron@nestseattle.org or call us at 206-525-6378 to get involved today! 
AARP Elder Watch Program Seeks Volunteers 
AARP Washington is recruiting volunteers for their new Elder Watch Program which is designed to help protect the financial security of seniors. Comprehensive training about inveisstor safety and fraud will be provided to volunteers as well as peer counseling and presentation activities training. The program operates weekdays, except Thursdays, in one of two shifts, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm or 12:00 to 3:30 pm. Lunch will be provided and group discussions will be included. For more information, call Robin at 206-517-9364 or email her at rknudson@aarp.org
Volunteers of America 
Provide companionship, socialization, transportation and light in-home care, 55+ volunteers receive small tax-free stipend, call Cristina 206-329-0515. 
Volunteer Drivers 
The Edmonds Senior Center is seeking volunteer drives for senior trips and excursions must have a clean driving record, 425-774-5555. 
Senior Transportation 
Earn some extra money while helping low income seniors by volunteering to transport them to and from Dr. appointments, call Debra 425-257-2101, x3323. 
Experienced Humans Wanted! 
RSVP Snohomish looking for volunteers 55+ to share knowledge and skills to find fulfillment, meet new people, hundreds of opportunities to match your interests, call John McAlpine at 1-888-240-8572. 
American Cancer Society 
Looking for volunteers to drive cancer patients to and from medical facilities, mileage reimbursement, call Jessie 1-800-227-2345.  
Volunteers over 55 Wanted 
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), sponsored by Catholic Community Services, has access to hundreds of volunteer opportunities throughout the county, John McAlpine at johnm@ccsww.org or call (425) 257-2111 x 3374 or toll free at 1-888-240-8572 

Other
Retired School Employees 
We consider ourselves educators for life. If you are or have been a certificated or classified school district employee - from superintendent to school nurse or behavioral psychologist to bus driver - you are welcome to join us.  Unit 19, Renton-South King Retired School Employees Association covers Auburn, Kent, Renton and Tahoma School Districts.  Visit our facebook page (Renton-South King Retired School Employees Association) for current events and monthly speakers on the first Tuesday of the month. 
Retired Public Employees 
Council 6, monthly speakers, 1st Tuesday of every month, 1:30pm, Carl Gibson Retirement Center, 3025 Lombard, Everett, open to all retirees in the state retirement system. For info call Jim Brandley 425-337-0884 
Resources Available for People Living with Alzheimer’s and Their Caregivers 
Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings include: (call first to verify meeting):