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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
Aging Expo
May 4, 8am-4pm, Celebrate Older American’s Month, featuring Eric Larson, MD author of “Enlightened Aging” and Jennifer Kulik, PdD founder of Silver Kite Community Arts on how play is important part of memory and cognition in older adults, Pierce College Puyallup branch, 253-840-8453.
Age-Friendly Discussion Group
May 4, 2pm, join others to discuss topics of interest to the age 50+ crowd, meet for tea and talk on the first Saturday of the month, Des Moines Library, 21620 11th Ave S, 206-824-6066
Guided Cannabis Shopping for Seniors
May 8, June 12, 9am, 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
Elderwise Exhibit & Auction
May 11, 2-4pm, food, music, raffle, $10 fundraiser, Northaven, 11045 8th Ave NE, Seattle, 206-913-1757, www.elderwise.org
Facing Difficult Decisions
Learn the framework and tools to make difficult decisions when caring for someone with dementia - presented by Vicki Kind "the people's bioethicist," May 15 noon-1:30pm Aegis of Shoreline 14900 First Ave NE RSVP 206-455-6527 lunch provided; May 15, 6-7:30pm Aegis of West Seattle, 4700 SW Admiral Way, RSVP 206-829-5005 dinner provided. Free parking, first 20 people to RSVP receive free book.
Crone of Puget Sound
May 18, 1pm, Crone - a social group for older women in Seattle, guests always welcome, free program on “Medical Marijuana”, Wedgwood Church, 8008-35th Ave NE, info call Mary, 206-526-8238.
Wisdom Cafés
Free conversations for seniors, May 17, 1pm “The Surprises of Aging—who knew it would be like this? Issaquah Senior Center 75 NE Creek Way 425-392-2381; May 18, 11am-12:30pm “Cleaning and Enjoying Our Space – physically, mentally, emotionally” Federal Way Library 34200 1st Way S 253-838-3668; May 21, 2-3:30pm “Our Neighbors, Our Friends” ways to get to know your neighbors, Richmond Beach Library, 19601 21st Ave NW, Shoreline, 206-546-3522.
Who's Really on the Line?
May 22, 8am-1pm, join WA State Attorney Bob Ferguson & other experts at Museum of Flight to learn how to avoid latest phone scammer tactics, breakfast & free admission to museum is included, free but RSVP, Museum of Flight, www.aarp.org/seattle, 1-877-926-8300.
Caregivers’ Club
June 2, 2-4pm film screening & discussion, Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St, Seattle, RSVP 206-297-0875, www.phinneycenter.org/caregivers-club
Suds for Seniors
June 3, 5-8pm, fun, food, beer (the suds), to support Eastside Friends of Seniors, $25-$30, 425-369-0120, www.eastsidefriendsofseniors.org

Health Education
When Home Care No Longer Works
May 5, 2pm, learn alternatives to care for a loved one presented by Kathy Stewart RN author of “Mom’s Losing Her Memory, I’m Losing My Mind” Bothell Library 18215 98th Ave NE, RSVP 425-823-7272.
Guided Cannabis Shopping for Seniors
May 8, June 12, 9am, 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
Lung Force Expo
May 10, learn about latest treatments, resources and research to help those living with lung disease, all-day program features two programs – one for providers and one for patients & caregivers, info on screening, pulmonary rehab, air quality, tobacco cessation, resources, speakers and panel discussion, $10 (waivers available) Tukwila, rsvp 206-512-3297.  www.lungforce.org/expo.
Empowering Caregivers Facing Difficult Decisions
May 14, 6pm, learn the tools to use when making difficult health and end-of-life decisions, Mercer Island Library 4400 88th Ave SE, RSVP 425-882-1810.
Caregiver Training
June 3, all day training offers 18 workshops, speakers, resources and practical info, Tukwila Comm Ctr, RSVP 1-800-422-3263.

Community Events
Seattle Prohibition
Brad Holden & his new book, Seattle Prohibition: Bootleggers, Rumrunners & Graft in the Queen City. May 9, 7pm, Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park (206-366-3333); May 16, 5pm, Edmonds Book Shop (425-775-2789); May 18, noon Island Books Mercer Island 206-23-6920; May 23, 7pm, Third Place Books at Seward Park (206-474-2200).
Tenant Rights Workshop
May 9, 6pm workshop includes tenant rights, housing search, landlord screening, deposits & repairs, Shoreline Library, free but rsvp 206-362-7550.
Hawaiian Drama and Dance
May 11, 2pm, Hula Academy shares Hawaiian legends through drama and dance, free, Shoreline Library, 206-362-7550.
Almost Antiques Guild
May 16, 2pm, collectors - bring something to show and tell, free, Richmond Beach Library, 206-546-3522.
Day of Remembrance
May 16, 3pm, free event to commemorate the date Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps, performance, discussion, activities like making origami cranes, procession to Union Station, Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma,
253-272-3500, www.WashingtonHistory.org/events
International Festival
May 18, celebrate cultural diversity of Kent with 3 entertainment stages, food, booths, ShoWare Center, 625 West James, Kent 206-601-6957, www.kentinternationalfestival.com
Armed Forces Day
May 18, JBLM opens gates to the public, historical reenactments, military vehicles, music, entertainers, food, carnival rides, free admission, 253-967-6772, JBLMArmedForcesDay.com.
Happiness Challenge
May 20, 6pm, presented by Tom McMail (former Microsoft Collaborations Director) Richmond Beach Library, free but RSVP 206-546-3522.
Pilchuck Glass Tours
May 22 - 26, hot glass demos, annual tour of Stanwood campus founded by Dale Chihuly, www.pilchuck.com/events/spring_tours/
Military show
May 25, see tanks, military vehicles, artillery & family activities at Flying Heritage Museum in Everett, 206-342-4242, https://flyingheritage.org
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 25, 11am, The Museum of Flight dedicates its Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park with aircraft fly-overs, a color guard presentation, and a pinning ceremony for Vietnam veterans at its Dedication Ceremony and Grand Opening. Museum admission is free for veterans with ID on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (and they may bring one adult plus children age 16 or younger).
Drop-In Genealogy Help
May 29, 2-4pm, a member of the Genealogical Society available to answer your questions, free, Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th St 206-362-7550.

Garden & Outdoor Events
Lake Forest Park Garden Club
May 14, 9:15am “Creating Captivating Gardens” stage area at Town Center, Ballinger Way NE & Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park.
Edible Gardens
May 15, 6-8pm Graham Library, 9202 224th St E; May 9, 6-8pm Parkland/Spanaway Library 13718 Pacific Ave S, Tacoma, free.
World Turtle Day
May 19, 1-3pm, workshop on IDing WA turtles and how to protect them, Willow Creek Salmon Hatchery, 95 Pine St off Edmonds Way, free, 206-618-7232.
Saving Salmon
May 30, 7-8pm, Climatologist Nick Bond discusses work taking place to save salmon, Shoreline Library, 345 NE 175th, 206-362-7550.

Performance & Dance
Stars on Ice
May 16, 7pm Angel of the Winds arena, Everett, 1-866-332-8499, www.angelofthewindsarena.com

Exhibits
America’s Car Museum
May 11, 9-11am Cadillac Brunch to celebrate the opening of the Cadillac exhibit; mimosas, unlimited breakfast and bacon bites, coffee, donuts, Bloody Mary’s; regular hours: Open 7 days a week 10am-5pm, 253-779-8490, www.americascarmuseum.org.
Hometown Teams
May 4-June 16, the Smithsonian exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” includes local sports stories like local football rivalries, White River Valley Museum, 918 H St E, Auburn, 253-288-7433, www.wrvmusuem.org
Museum of History & Industry
May 4-Oct 14, “Seattle Style” history of clothing in Seattle, 206-324-1126.
Seattle Art Museum
Thru May 12, major survey of works of Jeffrey Gibson, 206-654-3100, www.seattleartmuseum.org
Washington State History Museum
Thru May 26 “Unlocking McNeil” exhibition of McNeal island as a place and a prison; thru June 2 “Remarkable Jewish Women of Washington” 1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, 253-272-9747, www.washingtonhistory.org
Cascadia Art Museum
Thru June 30 The Art of Helen Logge; portraits and self-portraits by NW artists, 425-336-4809, www.cascadiaartmuseum.org
King Street Station
Thru Aug 3 10am-6pm, new art space, inaugural exhibit features contemporary indigenous arts, free, 303 S. Jackson St, Seattle.
Bellevue Arts Museum
Thru Aug 11, “Simon Hanselmanns Megg, Mogg & Owl” characters from popular graphic novel come to life; “Oscar Tuazon” opens May 10; NW Jeweler Ron Ho opens May 10 , 425-519-0770, www.bellevuearts.org
Washington State History Museum
Thru Aug 24, “1000 Words’ Worth” Washington Authors Tell Stories With Objects, exhibit related events: Book Fair, April 6, 10am-5pm followed by Q&A with David Guterson 6-7:30p, at nearby 7 Seas Brewing at 2101 Jefferson Ave, 253-272-9747, www.washingtonhistory.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
MoPop
Thru Jan 4, “Prince from Minneapolis” 206-770-2700, www.MoPop.org

Theater
Tacoma Little Theatre
Thru May 12 based on the noir classic book and film “Laura” $20-$25, 253-272-2281, www.tacomalittletheatre.com. The theater also presents a murder mystery dinner May 16-19.
Second Story Rep
Thru May 12 “Boeing Boeing” 60s farce, 425-881-6777, www.secondstoryrep.org
Seattle Rep
May 17-June 23, “Tiny Beautiful Things” based on the book by Cheryl Strayed 206-443-2224, www.SeattleRep.org
Tacoma Little Theatre
May 17-19 “Sophie” 253-272-2281, www.tacomalittletheatre.com

Musical Theater
Million Dollar Quartet
May 9-June 23, Issaquah & June 28-July 28, Everett at the 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
Freaky Friday
May 3-12, $7-$10, based on Disney films, Spanaway Lake H.S., 1305 168th St E.
The Addams Family – the Musical
Thru May 5, Wade James Theatre, www.edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org
The Village Theatre
Thru May 10 in Everett venue, Winner of five Tony Awards, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time based on best-selling novel of same name, win free tickets! For more information: Issaquah, 425-Everett, 425-257-8600. www.villagetheatre.org
The Drowsy Chaperone
May 10-19, winner of 5 Tony Awards, send-up of jazz-age musicals, $12-20 at door, free parking, Shoreline Community College Theater, 1600 bldg, 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, 206-546-4728.
Paramount Theatre
May 14-19 “School of Rock”1-800-982-2787, STGPresents.org  
Seattle Musical Theater
May 17-19, May 31-June 9 Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Seattle’s Magnuson Park, 206-363-2809.
ACT
Thru June 2, “Urinetown” 206-292-1900, www.acttheatre.org
Seattle Rep
Thru June 2 “Nina Simone: Four Women” explore Simone’s protest anthems, 206-443-2222, www.seattlerep.org

Choral Music
Bellevue Chamber Chorus
May 18, 7:30pm “Retrospective - A Celebration” Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Mercer Island; May 19, 3pm St Luke's Lutheran Church, Bellevue. Special senior prices available. 425-522-3436, www.bellevuechamberchorus.org 
Market Street Singers
May 11, 3 & 7:30pm, 15th Anniversary Concert, Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave on First Hill Seattle, free parking, free concert (donations accepted), 206-465-3296, www.marketstreetsingers.org
South Sound Choral
May 18, 2pm YouthSounds, Glendale Lutheran Church, Burien; May 19, 2pm ChoralSounds, Highline Performing Arts Ctr, Burien, 206-246-6040, www.nwassociatedarts.org
Orchestra Seattle/Chamber Singers
May 19, Brahms & a cappella choral works, Woodhouse Wine Estates, Woodinville , 206-682-5208, www.osscs.org
Seattle Choral Company
June 1, 8pm Seattle First Baptist Church, 206-363-1100, www.seattlechoralcompany.org

Classical Music
Pacific MusicWorks
May 3, 7:30pm “Handel’s Samson” Trinity Lutheran Church Lynnwood; May 4, 7:30pm First Baptist Church Seattle; 206-708-6003, www.pacificmusicworks.org
Everett Philharmonic
May 5, 3pm (stage-side chat at 2) Wagner vs. Brahms, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave, 206-270-9729, www.everettphil.org
Pipe Organ Concert
May 5, 6pm, free concert of Bach by Halden Toy, reception follows, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave, Everett, 425-252-3757.
Salish Sea Early Music Festival
May 7, 7pm, Christ Episcopal Church, 4548 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, suggested donation $15-$25, 206-633-1611, www.salishseafestival.org/seattle
Orchestra Seattle/Chamber Singers
May 19, Brahms & a cappella choral works, Woodhouse Wine Estates, Woodinville , 206-682-5208, www.osscs.org
Music of Remembrance
May 19, 7:30pm, new opera explores the life of poet and witness to Holocaust, Seattle’s Benaroya Hall, $55, 206-365-7770, www.musicofremembrance.org
Rainier Symphony
June 1 at 7:30pm & June 2 at 3pm, “Salute to Broadway” Foster Perf Arts Ctr, 4242 S 144th, Tukwila, www.rainiersymphony.org
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/Folk/Country
Seattle Jazz Vespers
May 5, 6pm, 1st Sundays, Bill Anschell Trio, Seattle First Baptist corner of Harvard & Seneca St, Seattle, free parking back of church, free will donation, 1st Sundays thru June www.seattlejazzvespers.org
Free Concerts for Seniors
May 14, 2pm, San Juan Commons, 3300 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, Cajun, Zydeco, Gypsy music, 360-379-1086.
Historic Everett Theatre
May 17, 7:30pm Simon and Garfunkel Tribute with Elton John tribute concert, $28 seniors, 2911 Colby Ave, 425-258-6766.
Singer/Songwriter Showcase
1st Wednesdays, The Mill in Milton, 900 Meridian E, 253-831-4936.

Social Dance (call in advance to confirm social dance events)
Sno-King International Folk Dance
Weds and Saturdays (no dance May 25) 7-9pm, 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 Support Groups