Community

WICS Support Group

Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

New Ballard location for an ongoing support group for widows and widowers through Widowed Information and Consultation Services (WICS). Open to all, regardless of the time since death. Suggested donation $5, no one will be refused for a lack of funds.

For information call Doug at 441.9490.

Location

Ballard Landmark Inn
5433 Leary Ave. N.W.

Adult Education

Sundays, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Breakfast and childcare included.

Call 206.783.3402 or visit www.northminsterpres.org for more information.

Location

Northminster Presbyterian Church
2206 25th Ave. N.W.

Court Appointed Advocates

Train to become a volunteer advocate for abused and neglected children in court. Must be 21 or older, have excellent references and attend 28 hours of training. For more information call 296.1120 or e-mail casa.group@kingcounty.gov.

Volunteer at Carkeek Park

Meet on the fourth Monday of each month. CAN (Carkeek Area Neighbors) is a committee of the park Advisory Council, and is open to the public. Call Jack Heavner at 782.7054 for info.

Location

Carkeek Park
950 N.W. Carkeek Park Rd.

Volunteer at Foss

Volunteers needed Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and to escort residents to Foss Beauty Salon. Volunteers also needed Tuesdays, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. to staff the Foss Gift Shop, and Thursdays 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. to assist with resident birthday parities. To volunteer call Carolyn Fuson at 834.2586.

Location

Foss Home and Village
13023 Greenwood Ave. N.

Men's Club

Second and fourth Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

$3/PNA member, $5/non-member. Join facilitator Joseph Raineri and get together with other men to socialize, discuss issues, hear speakers, take part in outside activities and gather information on a variety of interesting topics.

Call 206.297.0875 or visit www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org for more information.

Location

Greenwood Senior Center
525 N. 85th St.

Ballard Farmers Market

Sundays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Check out the new Ballard Farmers Market blog at ballardfarmersmarket.wordpress.com to see what’s new. To see our fresh sheet, go to www.fremontmarket.com/ballard/index.html.

Location

Ballard Avenue

The Dream of America

“The Dream of America” exhibit is an interactive path that traces the journey of a Nordic immigrant from Scandinavia to Ellis Island, and into the American frontier. Admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 students K-12, children under 5 free.

http://www.nordicmuseum.org/

Ballard Northwest Senior Center Events

Wellness Checks
Wednesdays (third and fourth weeks of the month) 11 a.m. -1 p.m. An RN will be at the Center to check blood pressure, answer questions and discuss medications with you. Come see her this week and bring your questions.

Foot Care
Thursday's. By appointment only. $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Bring a towel, and Echo will provide you with great foot care to meet your needs.

Drawing and Painting Class
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Taught by artist Susan Schneider. $10 per class. All levels welcome from beginners on. Come check this out and develop your artist side.  read more »

Location

Ballard Northwest Senior Center
5429 32nd Ave. N.W.

Emotions Anonymous

Every Saturday. For information call James at 467.9027 or visit www.emotionsanonymous.org.

Location

St. Paul's Church
6512 12th Ave. N.W. Room 1