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Ballard NW
Senior Center

A community partner site 
of Sound Generations

Contact Us

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

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 - 4:30 PM
Friday  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

On select Saturdays only
TBD, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Veteran’s Day  

Friday, November 11

Thanksgiving Day        
Thursday, November 24

Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25

Christmas Eve 
Friday, December 23

Christmas Day
Monday, December 26

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Not Just For Seniors! 

Membership and our events and classes are open to ALL ages.

Take a class, join a group, or attend an event with a parent, grandparent, or friend. Come by yourself and meet new friends! Find an event for you.


Thank you for supporting Center programs and services in 2016:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Food Programs:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Night in Paris Dinner:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 $pring For $eniors Auction:

Holland America Line
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Sagebrook Senior Living in Ballard
ERA Living
Henry Grenley
Nancy & Leo Parks
Claire Phelps
Norse Home Retirement & Assisted Living Community
Ballard LandMark Inn
Brown Bear Carwash
Carter Subaru
Seattle Divorce Services
Swedish Medical Center - Ballard Campus
Ballard Ornamental Ironworks
Bowie Electric Service
Camco Electric Inc.
Stimson Marina
Ken & Janice Wherry
Tim & Sharon McKenzie
Rutha Thomas, Century 21
Visiting Angels
Foss Home & Village
Garden Seasoning, Inc.
Ballard Emblem Club No. 216
Ballard Hardware & Supply, Inc.
Ballard Oil Company
KMS Financial Services, Inc.
Law Office of Dan L. Larson
Stoneway Hardware
The Lawless Partnership, LLP

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Birthday Celebrations:
Sagebrook Senior Living at Ballard

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Volunteer Appreciation Reception:
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Halloween Luncheon & Party:
Foss Home & Village

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Art, Wine, & Chocolate:
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Rainbow Bingo:
Hilliard's Beer
Jim Coleman
Pacific Maritime Brewing Co.

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Irish Tenors Holiday Concert:

Marguerite Casey Foundation

AM 880 KIXI Radio
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts
Trident Seafoods
Norse Home Retirement & Assisted Living Community
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Stoneway Hardware

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Nutrition & Meals

Morning Cafe

Begin the day with a hot cup of coffee or tea, and delicious pastries made by Chef Bob and Java Bean. Selections vary by day, but we're always open for a piping hot cup of coffee!

Sponsored by Java Bean


Fresh Bread & More

On occasion we receive food donations for all of our community, members and friends. Check in to see if we've received anything and help yourself to a free item or two. Fresh baked goods from Tall Grass Bakery are usually available every Thursday. Meat, fruit, vegetables, flowers, and more are available every once in a while thanks to the Ballard Food Bank and CityFruit. Thank you to all who supply us with weekly donations!

Sponsored by Java BeanTall Grass Bakery, Ballard Food Bank, and CityFruit.

Weekday Lunches

12:00 pm-1:00 pm
$5 suggested donation for those 60+
$10 charge for those under 60
Monday through Friday delicious and nutritious hot lunches are served. Enjoy a variety of handmade meals, created and cooked by our own Chef Bob and a range of dishes to satisfy any palate. Milk choices, non-fat, 2% or chocolate milk. Menus are subject to change, check your newsletter or give us a call to find out today's menu. No where else in Seattle but at a Community Dining Program can you get a variety of freshly made lunches for just $5. 

Check In For Lunch: When you come in, you will be asked if you want lunch. If yes, you will be asked to initial next to your name if you are a frequent guest. If you are not a frequent participant, you will be asked to sign a different sheet. Participants 60 and older can donate funds to the program. We suggest a $5 donation. Participants under 60 are charged $10. You will receive a ticket; place this ticket at your place on the table when you go in for lunch. You must be seated and have a ticket to receive a meal. No ticket or lost ticket, and you will be asked to go back to the reception area for a new ticket and check the sign in. Please do not go to the kitchen counter as this impedes service. We expect some glitches and appreciate your comments. Thank you. 

Birthday Lunch

3rd Thursdays of each month
Join us for a delicious lunch prepared by Chef Bob and his lunch crew and then celebrate a friends or your birthday with fantastic birthday cake. We celebrate birthdays monthly on the 3rd Thursdays of each month. A special birthday table to decorated to the occasion for our birthday people. Stop by, no sign up necessary.

Wed Dinner

Wednesday Night Dinners

Wednesday Night Dinners
5:00pm-5:30pm, $7 all ages 
A home style dinner prepared for your pleasure every Wednesday evening by Chef Bob. All dinners begin with a salad, an entrée (includes a protein, a vegetable, a bread) and a dessert. A very reasonable cost for a delicious summer meal shared with friends enjoying great conversation! Please sign up for Wednesday night dinner by the Monday before the night you'd like to attend, thank you for your help!
All dinners come with salad, vegetable, bread and dessert.

Wednesday Night Activities
Wednesday nights are full of activity at the Center.  After dinner you can catch a movie or play bingo. Genorvan and crew make the games fun and the evening has a great feel to it. Movies happen upstairs as do computer classes and a nice group of volunteers work on current projects. Quite a night at your center!