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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
Harbor Place Events
July 2, 4:30pm “Aging Smart” free legal workshop about probate, wills, trusts, Power of Attorney, Medicaid and more RSVP 253-509-2340; July 11, 6pm free outdoor concert series in Gig Harbor1016 29th St NW, Gig Harbor; July 12, 10:30am-1pm Annual Classic Car & Bike Show (and BBQ!) 1016 29th St NW, Gig Harbor; July 25, 11:30am-1:30pm free lunch and seminar on birds of Washington – free but RSVP 253-853-3354; July 25 & Aug 22, 11:30-1:30pm free exercise, educational & lunch program for people with Parkinson’s disease RSVP 253-853-8466; Aug 6, 4:30pm Senior Living Options workshop RSVP 253-509-2340;  Aug 7, 3-6pm, 50th Anniversary Celebration Open House & Ribbon Cutting tours & refreshments, Cottesmore of Life Care 2909 14th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, 253-851-5433; Aug 27, Noon free Memory Wellness presentation and lunch, 1016 29th St NW, Gig Harbor, 253-853-3354, www.HarborPlaceRetirement.com
Community Open House Festival
July 3, 10:30am-3pm, includes Doggie Parade, Dunk Tank and free BBQ dinner, Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community, 2805 S 125th St, Burien, 206-243-0300, www.boulevardparkplace.com.
Free Senior Events
Hosted by NEST; July 9, 6pm, combating ageism and transferring wisdom between generations; July 11, 2-3:30pm “All About Accessory Dwelling Units”; July 18 from 2-3:30pm “High Tea: Normal Aging vs. Not Normal Aging” (rsvp requested but not required for this event); NEST offices, 8008 35th Ave NE, Seattle
5 Pillars of Brain Health
July 9, 1:30-2:30pm, take charge of your brain health in interactive session on being social, staying fit, eating right & managing stress, free, Renton Highlands Library, 2801 NE 10th St, Renton, 425-277-5541.
Guided Cannabis Shopping for Seniors
July 10, Aug 14, 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
Sustainable Income in Retirement
July 11, 6:30pm free presentation on making a plan that prevents you from running out of money, Woodinville Library 425-788-0733.
Foundation House at Northgate
July 17, 10am, learn about Stem Cell Regeneration. 11301 3rd Ave NE, Seattle. Free, but RSVP, 206-361-2758. www.FoundationHouseNG.com
Aging Well Community
July 20, 10:30am, discussion about aging well, Snoqualmie Library, 425-888-1223.
Long-Term Care Ombuds
July 25-31, protect the rights, well-being and dignity of those living in long-term care—become an ombuds volunteer in Seattle and surrounding cities. Receive 30 hours of training, commit to 4 hours/week. Contact Pamela  253-838- 6810, ext.197 or pamela.williams@ mschelps.org.
Fall Prevention Class
July 25, 2-3pm, free presentation led by physical therapist Kelly Vanhove who will also teach exercises to strengthen key muscle groups to give you more confidence, Foundation House at Northgate, 11301 3rd Ave NE Seattle, rsvp 206-361-2758, x103.
CPR/Stroke Wkshp for Seniors
July 25, 3pm come dressed to move and prepare to be on floor, free but RSVP Renton Library 425-226-6043.
Wisdom Cafes
Free discussions for seniors, July 26, 2-3:30pm, “Conversations With Your Younger Self” giving younger people words of wisdom, Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St, 206-362-7550.
Women in Aviation & Aerospace
Aug 22, 7pm Tommy Gantz presents on WWII women aviators, women serving in aerospace, WAFS, WASPS, “night witches” ATA and air racing; $2 suggested donation, Des Moines Activity Center, 2045 S. 216th St, 206-878-1642.
Annual Foss Home Farmer's Market
Aug 24, 10am-3pm. Fresh produce, entertainment, BBQ, crafts, flowers & fun. 13023 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle. 206-364-1300. www.fosscare.org
Hearing Health
Aug 29, 2-3pm free discussion by Audiologists about overall hearing health and communication strategies, Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave NE, Seattle, rsvp 206-361-2758 x103.
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

Health Education
5 Pillars of Brain Health
July 9, 1:30-2:30pm, take charge of your brain health in interactive session on being social, staying fit, eating right & managing stress, free, Renton Highlands Library, 2801 NE 10th St, Renton, 425-277-5541.
Guided Cannabis Shopping for Seniors
July 10, Aug 14, 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
Stem Cell Regeneration
July 17, 10am, Foundation House at Northgate, 11301 3rd Ave NE, Seattle. Free, but RSVP 206-361-2758. www.FoundationHouseNG.com
Fall Prevention Class
July 25, 2-3pm, free presentation led by physical therapist Kelly Vanhove who will also teach exercises to strengthen key muscle groups to give you more confidence, Foundation House at Northgate, 11301 3rd Ave NE Seattle, rsvp 206-361-2758, x103.
Healthy Living for your Brain
July 25, 7pm, learn about latest research presented by Alzheimer’s Association, Bothell Library 425-486-7811.
Free Cancer Survivorship Conference
Aug 7, 8am-3:30pm, free program presented by organizations and cancer care advocates, keynote speaker, inspirational stories, breakout sessions, University of Puget Sound, for more info and to register visit https://pccancersurvivorship.org/
Hearing Health
Aug 29, 2-3pm free discussion by Audiologists about overall hearing health and communication strategies, Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave NE, Seattle, rsvp 206-361-2758 x103.

Community Events
Events at Richmond Beach Library
July 9, 6:30-8:30pm, “Glass Painting Art Workshop” free event for adults, learn how to paint on vases, bowls, wine glasses, all materials provided, rsvp required; July 11, 2-3pm learn how to store your collectibles the Museum Way, bring something to show and tell, 206-546-3522.
Volunteer Open House
July 10, 5:30pm, join the crew to learn volunteer opportunities and to tour the Edmonds Center for the Arts facility, positions needed ushering, concessions, bar tending, box office, administration, and special events, no experience necessary, 410 Fourth Ave N, Edmonds,  425-275-9595, www.ec4arts.org
Wedgewood Art Festival
July 13-14, 10am-4pm, art booths, local music, food, beer garden, kid activities, Seattle Art Cars, free, 35th Ave NE & NE 89th St in Seattle.
Polish Festival
July 13, noon-8pm, free admission with live music & dance, Polish food, exhibits, workshops, marketplace & more, Seattle Center Armory & Mural Amphitheatre, www.polishfestivalseattle.org
Events at Shoreline Library
July 18, 7-8pm, “50 Years After Apollo 11” free presentation about the future of space, July 31 3-6pm “Shoreline Repair Time” bring your broken lamp, ripped jeans, busted chair – skilled “fixers” will be on hand to repair the damage, free but RSVP in advance so fixers can bring the right tools, 206-362-7550.
Show ‘n Shine Car Show
July 27, 9am-3pm, beautiful custom rolling art – cars, trucks, motorcycles, music, food, kid activities, fundraiser to support vehicle repair for low-income people sponsored by Auto Angels, Bellevue Presbyterian Church, 1717 Bellevue Way, Free! www.autoangles.org/car-show
Broadway Style Circus
Thru July 28 several shows per day in three locations, circus in the big top with human performers (no animals) perform thru July 7 at Tacoma’s Wright Park (501 S I St) and July 10-21at the STAR Center 3873 S 66th in Tacoma, and July 25-28 in Lake Stevens during Aquafest, $15-$45, www.Liveyourcircusdream.com.
Love Boat Gay Bingo
Aug 3, “All Aboard” costume contest, cocktails and bingo, age 21+ event, Fremont Studios, www.lifelong.org/gay-bingo or call 206-957-1693
Norway Dance & Music Festival
Aug 14, 6pm, Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 NW 57th St, Seattle, $15-$30, 206-783-1274, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4217982.
In the Kitchen with Grandma
Aug 23, 6pm, Lydia Harris signs her new cookbook with recipes grandkid-tested includes “Spoonful of Sharing” with ideas to chat about while cooking with your grandkids; Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, 206-366-3333.
Annual Foss Home Farmer's Market
Aug 24, 10am-3pm. Fresh produce, entertainment, BBQ, crafts, flowers & fun. 13023 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle. 206-364-1300. www.fosscare.org
Pike Place Market Tours
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
July 3, 10:30am-3pm, includes Doggie Parade, Dunk Tank and free BBQ dinner, Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community, 2805 S 125th St, Burien, 206-243-0300, www.boulevardparkplace.com.
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
Edmonds in Bloom
July 21, 11am-4pm, six private gardens, order tickets online at www.edmondsinbloom.com or buy at Frances Anderson Center or Sky Nursery ($15-$20).

Exhibits
Cascadia Art Museum
July 11-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
July 11-Oct 6, on annual exhibition on display at the Convention Center in Seattle, www.nwws.org
King Street Station
Thru Aug 3 10am-6pm, new art space, inaugural exhibit features contemporary indigenous arts, free, 303 S. Jackson St, Seattle.
Seattle Art Museum
Thru Sept 8 “Victorian Radicals: From the pre-Raphaelites to the Arts&Crafts Movement” 206-654-3100, www.seattleartmuseum.org
Annual Brigade Encampment
Aug 10-11, 11am-5pm at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Park. $10-$15, 253-404-3970, www.FortNisqually.org.
Bellevue Arts Museum
Thru Aug 11, “Simon Hanselmanns Megg, Mogg & Owl” characters from popular graphic novel come to life, 425-519-0770, www.bellevuearts.org
Tacoma Art Museum
Thru end of summer Chihuly Floats return to central courtyard, honoring the memory of Chihuly’s mother, 253-272-4258, www.TacomaArtMuseum.org
Apollo 11 Mission
Thru Sept 2, major exhibition celebrates 50th anniversary of first moon landing, Museum of Flight, 206-764-5720, www.museumofflight.com
Washington State History Museum
Thru Aug 24, “1000 Words’ Worth” Washington Authors Tell Stories With Objects, www.washingtonhistory.org/
Museum of History & Industry
Thru Oct 14, “Seattle Style” history of clothing in Seattle, 206-324-1126.
MoPop
Thru Jan 4, “Prince from Minneapolis” 206-770-2700, www.MoPop.org,

Theater & Musical Theater
10th Annual Festival of Shorts
July5-7, Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St, Edmonds, 425-774-9600, www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org
Sound Theatre Company
July 11-28, Seattle premiere of Citizen: An American Lyric, a multi-media poetic riff on race in America, Center House Theatre at Seattle Center, $5-$75, www.soundtheatrecompany.org
The 5th Avenue Theatre
July 12-13, “Rising Stars Project” features talented teenagers performing West Side Story at The 5th, 206-625-1900, www.5thavenue.org
Million Dollar Quartet
Thru July 28 at Everett’s Village Theatre, “Million Dollar Quartet” blockbuster hit story of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, enter to win tickets! Issaquah, 425-392-2202, Everett, 425-257-8600. www.villagetheatre.org
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
July 31-Aug 11, Broadway at the Paramount in Seattle, 1-800-982-2787, https://www.stgpresents.org/calendar/3952/roald-dahl-s-charlie-and-the-chocolate-factory
Black Box Theatre
Aug 16-25, 7:30pm, 4:30pm Sundays, Shakespeare’s “A Mid-Summer Night's Dream” Edmonds Community College. Senior and group discounts available. Tickets and information, www.BlackBoxEdCC.org or 425-640-1448.

Choral Music
Northwest Boychoir
July 5, Plymouth Church, 1217 6th Ave, Seattle, 206-524-3234, www.nwboychoir.org

Classical Music
Emerald Ensemble
July 11, 8pm “Songs of Nature” $30, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Seattle, www.emeraldensemble.org/concerts/
Auburn Symphony
July 11, 7pm Bach, Beethoven at Geaux Brewing House; July 21, 10:30am free performance at Auburn Farmer’s Market, Les Gove Park, 253-887-7777, www.auburnsymphony.org
Olympic Music Festival
July 13-14, Aug 10-Sept 8, six weeks of performances featuring artist from around the world including superstar violinists Sarah Chang and Ray Chen, Fort Worden in Port Townsend, 1-800-838-3006, www.olympicmusicfestival.org.
Puget Sound Theatre Organ Concert
July 13, 2pm, concert featuring world-renown David Gray from Scotland, the music of yesteryear and light pop, Calvary Christian Assembly on Roosevelt in Seattle, $25, www.pstos.org
Baroque Trio
July 14, 3pm, FREE, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave SE, Renton, 425-226-0522.
Seattle Piano Institute Showcase
July 17, 12:30, advanced students from around the world perform a rich repertoire of classical music, FREE, Meany Hall, UW Seattle Campus, seattlepianoinstitute.org/attend-events, or call Barbara 253-833-8558.
Music at St. James Cathedral
July 26, Aug 16, 7pm, pipe organ concerts, $18 suggested donation, concert followed by free gelato reception.
Ladies Musical Club
Free concerts throughout region, www.lmcseattle.org

Jazz/Rock/Folk/Country
Washington State Parks
American Roots Concert Series at Deception Pass State Park July 6-Sept 1, www.parks.state,wa.us/folkarts 360-902-8635.
‘70s Party Music
July 13, 6-8pm “The Fuller Sea” performs 70s music in the plaza at Landing in Renton, 828 North 10th Place, first of summer series of concerts, www.thelandinginrenton.com/events-and-promotions.
Winthrop R&B Festival
July 19-21, 509-996-2125.
Beach Boys
Sept 2, Washington State Fair in Puyallup, $30-$55, 1-888-559-3245, www.thefair.com/fun/details/the-beach-boys

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
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