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The Ballard Senior Center is a place for making friends, learning new skills, and
sharing fun and adventures with fellow 50+. Many special events are planned .
Check out our classes and groups. Come join us for our special events!
2014 $PRING FOR $ENIORS AUCTION
Sunday, March 30th, 5:00pm
It is auction time! What a splendid night for our Center. Delicious food, beverages and fantastic items and experiences to bid on. There are games to play, a treasure chest to fill with cash, delicious desserts to dash for, and fun and camaraderie. Win the bid on excellent restaurant meals, trips, fantastic theme baskets, sports tickets, theater events and so much more. We need your help – donate, volunteer, attend, have a lovely time and help your Center.
Thank you, this is our largest fundraiser and if we all work together we can make it the most successful event. Tickets are available at the center, by phone at (206) 297-0403, online. $50 regular tickets, $75 benefactor tickets.
MAGICIAN LOUIE FOXX PERFORMANCE
Thursday, April 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm (doors open at 6:15pm)
Join us as we welcome back America's Got Talent Contestant Magician - Louie Foxx! Two-time Guinness World Record holder, Voted Best Live Entertainer by Parent Map Magazine. Hurry and get your tickets before they disappear into thin air! Concessions can be purchased, beverages & snacks. Tickets available at 2nd floor reception or online.
FRIDAY, MAY 2, 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm)
GEORGIA BRIGHT KUNKEL
Wednesday, April 23rd, 12:30pm (Dining Hall)
Join us as we welcome Georgia Bright Kunkel.
The many faces and voices of the World War II era are disappearing from among us as time goes by and takes its inevitable course. Those who are still here are making sure that the stories and the memories live on for many years to come. Georgia Bright Kunkel, the 93-year-old West Seattle writer/performer/activist who not only was a “Rosie the Riveter,” but is also continuing to work to find others. Not only will she have you gasping for breath with laughter she’ll inspire others to share their historical memories!
Advance tickets are $15 or $20 at the door
Join us for a great night of fun, food, and BINGO! Sylvia O'Stayformore is a fantastic Bingo Caller and Singer. Beverages, food, and great prizes make for a fabulous night with friends. Call (206) 297-0403, visit 2nd floor reception or purchase your tickets online.
Save the Dates for the next Rainbow Bingos: June 6th, and October 3rd.
“The Way We Were: Ballard Seniors”
Thursday, May 8th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Tickets available $15.00 @ (206) 297-0403
2nd floor reception or online. Claire Anderson’s writing class here at the Ballard NW Senior Center published a book! Join us as we listen to our senior’s experiences and life stories. Once again South Seattle Community College Culinary school with Chef Houot will be in the kitchen preparing another scrumptious dinner. Stay tuned for the Menu!
Open M-F from 8:30am-4:30pm
2014 MEMBER DUES
Membership is a “good” deal for you. You will provide financial support for your Center. The Center serves around 4,000 individuals, but only between 300 and 400 actually pay dues. All members save on classes, trips, foot care and so much more. At 400 members the Center benefits financially $14,000. Just think if 1,000 joined the Center would receive $35,000 and up it goes with each new member. Dues are $35. We want to encourage you to each bring in one new member during 2014. So, if you forgot, Sign-up now. Memberships are available at the center, by phone at (206) 297-0403 and online. Thank you.
SNOW & HOLIDAY CLOSURES
Holiday closures are listed in our sidebar to the left. It is also that time of year. The white stuff could arrive. If and when it does please remember we follow the Seattle school district plans. If the schools are closed or late, so is the center. Before venturing out please call to be sure we are open. In bad weather the best and safest place for you is in your own home. No trip to the center is worth a fall, broken bones or a smashed car. Please be careful.
Known as the place "Where Friends Meet Friends" the Ballard NW Senior Center is
dedicated to offering a wide selection of fun opportunities and helpful services.
Sign up as a member here. Members benefit by paying less for footcare,
chair massage, trips, some classes, and the center benefits from your support.