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5429 32nd NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: (206) 297-0403
Fax: (206) 297-0558

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Hours

Monday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

On select Saturdays only:
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Check back soon for 2015 dates!

Closed
May 15th - Memorial Day

July 3rd - Independence Day



Not Just For Seniors! 

  Not just for Seniors

Find an event for you.

You don't have to be a senior to be a part of the excitement at the Ballard NW Senior Center. Check out the great events coming up!

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Sponsors

Thank you for supporting the programs and services of the Center:

Ballard Emblem Club

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2014 Antique Appraisal Event:


Randy Lyon
Lyons Estate Sales
Jerid Paige
NW Senior Care

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2014 Art, Wine, & Chocolate: 


Seattle Boat Show
Fran's Chocolates
Trader Joe's
Chocolati Cafe
Sweet Mickey's

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2014 Thanksgiving Feast:

 

Tom & Joy Lewis

Seaview Orchards

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2014 Santa Breakfast:


Thank you for Sponsoring the 2014 Irish Tenors Holiday Concert:



Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Night in Paris Dinner:



Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 $pring For $eniors Auction:


Holland America
Richard & Sherry Richards
Trident Seafoods
Ballard Care & Rehab
Genesis HCC
Eye Associates Northwest
Brown Bear Car Wash
Ballard LandMark Inn
Gencare
ERA Living
Henry Grenley
Old Ballard Liquor Co.
Foss Home & Village
Seattle Divorce Services
Sequoia In-Home Care
Swedish/Ballard Hospital
Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home
Carter Subaru
Nancy & Leo Parks
Tim & Sharon McKenzie
Bowie Electric Service
Camco Electric Inc.
Stimson Marina
Century 21
Magnum Associates
Annie's Nannies
Art Olsen
Sara Easter
Careage Home Health
Ballard Market
American West Bank
Ballard Ornamental Ironworks
The Lawless Partnership, LLP
Senior Financial Consultants
Ivy Law Group
Ballard Hardware & Supply Inc
Hawley Realty Inc
Ballard Industrial
Ed & Katie Robinson
Claire Phelps
Dan L. Larson -
  Attorney at Law
Ballard Emblem Club No. 216
Ballard Blossom
Home Street Bank

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Rainbow Bingo (May Event):
Hilliard's Beer
Jim Coleman

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Rainbow Bingo (June Event):
Hilliard's Beer
Veraci Pizza
Jim Coleman


Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 $pring For $eniors Auction:


Holland America
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Groups & Clubs

Card Groups 

Bridge Group - $1
Mondays, 12:30pm-4:00pm
Wednesday 12:30pm-4:00pm
Fridays, 1:00pm-4:00pm 
Grab a friend and join in! Bridge is a trick-taking card game played by four players in two competing partnerships. Each group of four individuals sit around a square card table, with the partners facing each other.

Cribbage Group - FREE
Tuesdays, 9:30am-11:30am

Cribbage is a card game played with two to four or more players. This game involves playing and grouping cards in combinations to gain points. Cribbage also includes a cribbage board for scorekeeping.

Pinochle Group - $1
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 8:30am-11:30am

This game is a "trick-and-meld" card game, players score points by trick-taking and also by forming combinations of cards. With many different types of Pinochle, you will never get tired of this group.

Games Group
Fridays, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Compete against others in cards games and more with this wonderful group. Meeting regularly in the Craft room or Dining Hall after lunch, this group learns and plays wonderful card games for the pleasure of announcing “I win!”

Scrabble - NEW
Tuesdays, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by placing tiles, each bearing a single letter, onto a gameboard which is divided into a 15×15 grid of squares. The tiles must form words which, in crossword fashion, flow left to right in rows or downwards in columns. Great game to improve memory with friends.

Support & Discussion Groups

Book Club - FREE

1st Thursday of each month, 1:00pm-2:00pm

This fun and dedicated group of bookworms meets every month. Members of this group will select, read and discuss books from the Seattle Public Library. Want to join? Call Scott Theisen (206) 268-6761 for the latest book.

Book Movers Group - FREE
Meets Regularly Throughout Month

The Bookstore Leaders meet regularly to discuss new books, book organization, and everything that is happening in the Bookstore. Join this group to learn what is new at the Bookstore. Call Kristina at 206-297-0403 or stop by to join this group.

Current Events Group - FREE
Tuesdays, 10:30am-11:45am
Discuss current and recent events found in newspapers and on the news channels. The group decides the topic and how the discussion will run. All inquiring and open minds are welcome.

Low Vision Support Group - FREE
2nd Monday of each month, 10:30am-12:00pm

This is your opportunity to get involved in this new Low Vision Support Group. This group is open to anyone dealing with vision issues.

Sunshine Committee - FREE

Bring some sunshine into the lives of people who are ill. This group sends cards to ill members of the center. Contact us 206-297-0403 to join this new and caring-giving group. If you know of a center member who could use some caring, cheerful and encouraging words please contact us to add them to our list of card recipients.

Caregivers Group - FREE

2nd & 4th Mondays, 12:30pm—2:00pm
Are you caring for someone with dementia, Alzheimer’s or other memory impairment issues?  This class provides family caregivers with the skills to reduce stress, increase self-care, reduce guilt, anger and depression, make difficult decisions, problem solve, and communicate effectively with family members, medical providers and others. Come talk about your experience with others in the same situation.

Art Groups

Quilter's B and Craft Group - FREE

Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm

Practice basic to advanced skills. Brand NEW Sewing machine, gorgeous 100% cotton and materials. Crafts also available for your creative mind. Socialize and share your ideas. Create and sell your quilts and crafts at our 2nd Annual Ballard NW Senior Center Quilt & Craft Show. Vendors must be 55+. Please contact Lauren Overlock to be a vendor or to volunteer at 206-296-0403 or LaurenO@seniorservices.org.


Pea Patch - FREE

Monday—Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

Enjoy gardening outside. The only rule do not remove anyone else's plant. Pea Patches in Seattle have a very long waiting list. This is a FREE activity you can use now. Tools and gardening plots are provided. The staff does reserve the right to remove plants.


Market St. Singers

Tuesdays, 7:00pm-9:00pm

The Market Street Singers are a choral ensemble from Ballard that builds connections within diverse communities. Celebrating the joy of choral music among singers and listeners, they aspire to cultivate neighborhood pride with choral arts that are truly community-identified. 


Wednesday Night Movies - $2/movie + free popcorn!

Wednesdays, 6:00pm 

Cool off with fantastic movies this summer. Come enjoy classic and new release movies. This fun group meets after dinner on Wednesdays. Everyone who watches has a vote on the next movies chosen. Free popcorn provided! 


July 1st - "The Imagination Game" starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Set during World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians and ends up creating the first computer and helping to end the war.





Thursday Movies

Hollywood in Ballard Movies - FREE
Thursdays, 1:00pm (FREE popcorn!)

Come enjoy classic movies and meet some new friends.  This group is open to suggestions for future movies and everyone who watches has a vote on the movies chosen. Free popcorn provided! 

July 2nd - "The Prince and The Showgirl" A traveling party of royals from central Europe arrives in England in 1911, as the host country prepares to celebrate the coronation of a new king. But when the visiting Regent (Laurence Olivier) goes to a musical theater, his attraction to American performer Elsie (Marilyn Monroe) makes it hard to stay focused. Soon, Elsie learns of a potential coup in the Regent's home country, and it's up to her to smooth things out -- or watch as the nation hurtles toward instability.