Hobbies

Computer Classes

Starts every second Thursday of the month, runs each Thursday for three weeks. 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

$36 members/$40 nonmembers. All levels welcome.

Call 206.297.0403 for more information.

Location

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

Now Recruiting Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 125 is now recruiting boys ages 11 – 17.

For more information go to http://troops.scouter.com/wa/troop_125 or call 781.8978.

Toastmasters

Tuesdays, 7:05 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Come conquer your public speaking concerns. For information visit www.toastmasters.org.

Location

Ballard Baptist Church
2004 N.W. 63rd St.

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.

North End Flower Club

First Friday of the month. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The North End Flower Club welcomes prospective members. Programs are horticulture and flower design speakers. Annual membership is $20. Catered lunch at each meeting $20.

Location

St. John United Lutheran Church
5515 Phinney Ave. N.
Phone: 206.324.0803

Skandia basics

Wednesdays. Focus on partnering skills and learn or refine the basic Scandinavian couple dances. Smooth-soled shoes recommended, no partner or experience required. $25 for Skandia members, $35 for non-members. Information: www.skandia-folkdance.org or 784-7470.

Book discussion group

This summer we will begin to explore The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience by Rob Hopkins. This hands-on guide offers pragmatic ways to help communities deal with the inevitable and profound changes ahead. Santoro’s Books in Phinney Ridge is offering a 15 percent discount on the book.

Community kitchen

Enjoy home-cooked meals without having to find a recipe or shop for ingredients. Together, we’ll cook in bulk, then divide up the feast to take home. No experience necessary. $15 PNA member, $20 nonmember.

Community kitchen

Enjoy home-cooked meals without having to find a recipe or shop for ingredients. Together, we’ll cook in bulk, then divide up the feast to take home. No experience necessary. $15 PNA member, $20 nonmember.

Sustainable food

Come learn about community gardening movements, including reflections on the wartime victory gardens, information about Seattle’s P-Patch program and ways to support the development of a P-Patch in our neighborhood.