Senior & Health Events
Northwest Center for Creative Aging at Town Hall
Apr 16, 7:30pm, "Hello Old Lovers Wherever You Are!" a hilarious evening with Dori Gilliam and Mac McCoy, collaboration with the Northwest Center for Creative Aging at Seattle Town Hall, sliding scale $5-$25, 1119 8th Ave (Entrance off Seneca),
Healthy Living for your Brain & Body
Apr 17, 1-2:30pm, The Memory Hub and UW Brain & Wellness Center presnt a free in-person education program about living with Alzheimer's, light refreshments will be provided, to register call 206-529-3865 or email Kimber at
Silver Screeners
Free movies with seniors in mind sponsored by Scarecrow Video: Apr 17 "English Vinglish" (2012) Wallingford Senior Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N. Suite 140, Seattle; Apr 24 "Written on the Wind" (1956) Greenwood Senior Center 525 N. 85th St. Seattle; Apr 25 "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" (1943) Southeast Seattle Senior Center, 4655 S. Holly St, Seattle, May 2 "The Sting" (1973) Mukilteo Library.
Gentle Tech Help (online - sponsored by KCLS)
Apr 17 at 2pm "Free Resources for Language Learning and Translation"
Wisdom Cafés
Apr 18, Apr 30: Wisdom Cafés hosted by the King County Library System offer an inviting haven for older adults to explore livability issues through lively, facilitated discussions: Apr 18 from 2-3:30pm at the Richmond Beach Library "The Four Life Needs"; Apr 30 from 1-2pm "Make New Friends and Keep the Old" Fairwood Library, registration is not required but click each link for more info.
Series on Living and Dying
Apr 18, Apr 25 all 1-2:30pm series of discussions ending on Apr 25 with screening of the film "The Last Act: A Short Documentary about Life and Death" presented by director Amy Bension, all events at NEST senior services organization in north Seattle, call for info: 206-525-6378.
Collecting vs. Hoarding
Apr 19 at 1pm, free event to discuss hoarding behavior, causes and symptoms, practical approaches to change the behavior, Greenwood Senior Center, free but call to register 206-297-0875.
Aging Well Learning Community (online event)
Apr 20 at 11:15am, join this learning community dedicated to aging well, presentd in partnership with KCLS; "Again and Again)
Talking to Children about Grief (online)
Apr 20 at 2:30pm, presentationa bout how adults can talk with children about grief and death, presented by King County Library System
Rolling Crones Performance
Apr 22 from 12:30-1:30pm, free performance by the women's choral group that performs music from Broadway musicals, vocal jazz, renaissance madrigals and contemporary music, Wallingford Community Senior Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Suite 140 in Seattle, call to RSVP for this free event 206-461-7825.
Stroke Awareness & Hands-Only CPR training
Apr 23, 1-2:30 presented by the UW School of Public Health at the Shoreline Library
Northwest Center for Creative Aging at Town Hall
Apr 25, 7:30pm "A Friend at the End of the World" Alua Arthur with Rebecca Crichton - about Alua's work as a "Death Doula" presented in partnership with Third Place Books, $5-$25 sliding scale, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave in Seattle,
Gentle Yoga
Apr 27, 1-2pm, gently flowing class includes poses to loosen joints, ease lower back pain, release tension in hips and strengthen legs, Bothell Library
Maintain a Healthy & Independent Life
Apr 30, 1:30-2:30pm learn how to be more independent and healthier in your home, includes discussion of fall prevention, home modifications, exercise programs, presented by students from UW School of Public Health, Shoreline Library
Shared Outdoor Adventures
May 2, FREE, small group hikes and outdoor adventures for people diagnosded with Alzheimer's before age 65 and a family member or friend, Redmond Watershed Preserve Apr 4 & May 2 Franklin Falls;  optional van transportation from Jefferson Community Center on Seattle's Beaon Hill or meet at the trailhead, space is limited and advance registration required,here.,-Space%20is%20limited
Memory Navigator Consultation
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-3pm by appointment provided by The Memory Hub, 1021 Columbia Street in Seattle, rsvp on the Memory Navigator booking page,
Senior Walking Group
Wednesdays 11am-noon, 45 minute walks through Magnuson Park, meet in parking lot E4 at the north end of Lake Shore Drive NE, sponsored by NEST senior service organization.
Women’s Group: Growing Older
Fridays led by NEST senior services organization, for more info call 206-525-6378.
Daily Arts Activities for people of all abilities by Silver Kite!
Free online AARP events (no membership needed)
For a list of free online AARP events including health, wellness, arts, history and more visit this link:

Community Events
Washington State History Museum
Now thru June 23 "Journeys: Quilts from the Contemporary QuiltArt & Northwest African American Quilters"; thru Apr 28 "Solidarity Now! Poor People's Campaign" traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian on the multicultural movement to confront poverty that redefined social justice and activism in America; Apr 18 FREE third Thursdays with extended hours from 3 to 8pm, includes "Scholarly Selections" at 6pm, a free, informal talk presented by UW professors, graduate students, researchers "Reclaiming Narratives" explore lost, hidden and untold stories and experiences, 1911 Pacific Ave in Tacoma
Bloedel Reserve
Spring flowers include rhododendrons, camellias, magnolias and an explosion of flowering ground covers; Apr 27 from 11-11:30am "Saturday Story TIme in the Residence;" Apr 27 from 11am-12:30pm "Nature Walks with Sonja Parker" from 11am-12:30pm & 2-3:30pm; new spring hours Tues-Sunday 10am-5pm; advance tickets required to enter the Bloedel Reserve;
Tulip Festival
Thru Apr 30 Tulip Festival in Skagit Valley,
When Your Grandpa is a Bot: AI and Digital Doppelgangers in Death
Apr 15 from 7-8pm; a Bothell research scientist created an artificial intelligence simulation he called "Grandpa Bot" to give his children the experience of knowing their grandfather. This talk explores how AI will transform our society, culture and relationship; hosted by Humanities Washington please register:
Genealogy Workshop
Apr 17 at 6:30pm, learn how to use the census, meet with professional genealogist
Cookbook Book Group (online)
Apr 17 at 6:30pm, try making recipe from featured book then send a photo and brief comments about it to share with others "Ripe Figs: Recipes and Stories from Turkey, Greece and Cyprus"
How to Show Up for the LGBTQIA+ people in your life
Apr 17 at 6pm, resources and local support networks; hosted by the King County Library System:
Free Symphony Concert
Apr 19, 7:30pm, Potlatch Symphony performed by Seattle Symphony and Puget Sound First Nations in concert at Benaroya Hall in Seattle
Tulip Street Fair
Apr 19-21 Tulip Festival Street Fair in downtown Mount Vernon
Free Community Shred and e-Cycle Event
Apr 20, 9am-1pm securely shred your documents, electronic recycling accepted, bring your clothing, household items to donate, as well as nonperishable food to donate, bring up to three grocery bags or two banker boxes of sensitive documents to shred for free, also bring your old TVs, computers, monitors, cellphones, printers, VCRs for safe recycling (small recycling fee may apply),  12770 Gateway Drive in Tukwila, 
Earth Day Washington Coast Event
Apr 20, 9am-noon join other volunteers to remove debris from Washington's shores
Cascadia Spring Tea Festival
Apr 20, 11am-6pm, local vendors, tea tasting (bring your own cup), arts & crafts, workshop, Brightwater Environmental Education Center, 22505 State Route 6 SE in Woodinville
Tacoma Kids Parade
Apr 20, 10am, Tacoma's Proctor District,
Planted Expo Vegetarian Expo
Apr 20-21, 10am-5pm, vegan edibles, speakers, Washington State Convention Center,
Spring Craft Fair
Apr 20-21, 11am-5pm, Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park in Seattle
International Children's Festival
Apr 20-21, 11am-6pm, Seattle Center,
Free Brass Band Concert
Apr 21, 2pm free concert featuring 15-member brass and percussion ensemble Tacoma Community College Auditorium,
Raise $ for Tree Planting 5k walk or run
From Apr 22-Apr 26, walk, run or roll a 5k route to raise funds for tree plantings in WA state parks, you can do your 5k anywhere during that timeframe including Washington State Parks,
Self-Guided Forest Therapy Group at the Woodland Park Zoo
Apr 23, 1-3pm, immerse yourself in nature and connect with the enviornment, instructions then self-guided followed by a tea circle with a facilitated discussion, for info and RSVP email
Free Short Story Writing Series
Thru Apr 25, all levels welcome, more information call 206-297-0875.
Apple Blossom Festival
Apr 25-May 5, entertainment, carnival, arts & crafts, car show, grand parade, Wenatchee,
Olympia Arts Walk
Apr 26-27, luminary procession (Friday 8:30pm, Apr 27 at 4:30pm Procession of the Species parade,
Victorian Festival
Apr 26-28, walking tours, weekend teas, Victorian fashion show, contra dance, Port Townsend
World Doll Day Show
Apr 27-28, Hilton Bellevue
Green Home Free Tour of Homes
Apr 27, 11am-5pm, self-guided tour showcasing solar-power, energy efficiency and sustainably built, Seattle & Eastside
Recycling Simplified
May 1, 6:30-7:30pm; what can and cannot be recycled; Kenmore Library
Pilchuk Glass School Tours
May 1-4, tour the campus that was founded by Dale Chihuly, watch demos; shop for glass art, the campus is not usually open to the public; 1201 316th St NW in Stanwood;
Apple Blossom Festival
May 1-5, entertainment, carnival, car parade, arts & crafts, grand parade, in an around Memorial Park in sunny Wenatchee,
Sequim Irrigation Festival
May 3-11, billed as the state's oldest festival includes art walk, parades car show and more
Boat Parade for Opening Day
May 4, noon-3pm, Montlake Cut in Seattle (Link Light Rail has nearby station)
Asian Festival
May 4, 1-5pm, food, dance, musical performances Highline Community College in Des Moines,
Walk 'n Wag Doggy Day
May 4, 10am-2pm, 3k trail, agility course, vendor booths, pet show, performing dogs, Lake Sammamish State Park, raises funds for the park, parking requires Discover Pass or is $10
May Festival
May 4-5, noon-5pm, demos, crafts, Maypole ceremony, food and music, games at 1pm, Camlann Medieval Village in Carnation
Free Jazz Vespers
May 5, 6-8pm, Jacqueline Tabor Quartet, Seattle First Baptist, 1111 Harvard Ave in Seattle, free
Free Evensong Choir
May 5, 4:30 monthly Choral Evensong at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle FREE
Japanese Festival
May 5, 11am-5pm, demos, dance, food, taiko drumming, tea ceremony, free even with children's activities Japanese Cultural & Community Center in Seattle
Skadia Dance
Free beginner Scandinavian dance class on Mondays through May 20 from 7-9pm at the University Heights Center in Seattle; plus First and third Friday dances with live music $10-$15; 7:30-10:30pm Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave W in Lynnwood, 
Digital Navigator Appointments
ongoing, free, sponsored by KCLS, availability varies, Description: Would you like help to do something on the computer or online – setting up email, filling out a form or getting on social media? Do you need affordable options for getting your own computer, device or in-home broadband connection? A Digital Navigator can help achieve your tech goals. In a 30-minute appointment online or by phone, your navigator will help you find ways to learn the skills you want or understand your options for the in-home connection you need. To make an appointment to meet online or by phone to get one-on-one help with your questions, call 800.462.9600 or click here:
Genealogy Help with Eastside Genealogical Society
; Wednesdays, 1-3pm; get your genealogy questions answered with one-on-one help with a volunteer. This is a one hour appointment for an individual. Please register. EGS will send you an email with a Zoom link at least one hour before your appointment.