Ashley Larson

Financial Forum

Monday — September 30, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This workshop is focused on discussing your financial concerns and questions in a casual, round table format. Come with your questions regarding income distribution planning, probate, charitable gifting, taxes, long-term care insurance, inflation, Social Security… and be prepared to leave with valuable takeaways just for you.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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Know the Difference Between Medicare & Medicaid

Monday — September 23, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Medicare and Medicaid are two health insurance programs run by the government. Despite their similar names, they differ in some key respects. Your usage of one, both, or neither of these programs could have a big impact on your retirement budget, so it pays to know how each works. With Heather Eacker of Eldercare Navigators.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Thursday — September 26 & 27, 1:00pm to 5:00pm

This driver refresher course covers the current rules of the road and defensive driving techniques, and methods to accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Receive a certificate entitling you to a discount or discount extension on your auto insurance! You must attend both classes to receive your certificate.
With Joel Ferguson, AARP Driver Safety Instructor.

Bring your AARP membership number. $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. Make checks payable to AARP. Advance registration required.

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Tips To Sell Your Home

Friday — September 20, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Are you considering selling your home? Gain valuable insights! Topics include: understanding today’s Seattle market, preparing your home to receive top dollar, and tips on downsizing. With Jamie Flaxman, local Realtor with Coldwell Banker Bain. If someone associated with WCSC sells a home, Jamie and Coldwell Banker Bain will donate 10% of their commission to WCSC!.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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Celebrate Urban Birds

Thursday — September 19, 10:00am to 11:00am

Participate in scientific research while learning about local and migrant birds! Celebrate Urban Birds is a citizen science project developed and launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, focused on better understanding the value of green spaces for birds while connecting people of all backgrounds with the natural world.
Meet at WCSC, then we’ll head out to Meridian Park to do our research.
Facilitated by Victoria Dzenis, WCSC Program Manager.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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Movies with Scarecrow Video: Being There (1979)

Wednesday — September 18, 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Scarecrow Video, a local nonprofit film organization, brings a monthly film series to WCSC! Each screening will be followed by a discussion led by one of their resident film experts. Popcorn and drinks provided!

Through a series of happy chances, a simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.

$2 members, $4 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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PNNAG Fiber Art Show & Edmonds Exploration Outing

Detail of “Mother Of Us All” By Jennie Turner Of PNNAG

Monday — September 16, 2019 10:30am to 1:30pm

Ride the WCSC Van to the Pacific Northwest Needle Arts Guild’s 2019 Fiber Art Show at ArtWorks in Edmonds! Our neighbors at the Good Shepherd Center, PNNAG’s 2019 Fiber Art Show features fiber and mixed media art made by their members. After the exhibit, stroll the streets of Edmonds to have lunch and shop. Bring money for lunch, or bring your lunch with you. Art Show is free to the public. Van departs promptly at 10:30 AM.

$8 members / $10 public. Advance registration required.

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Money Smart For Older Adults

Monday — September 16, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join Paul Robinson, Manager of the Fremont Branch of HomeStreet Bank, to learn how to prevent financial exploitation, guard against identity theft, plan for unexpected loss of the ability to manage your finances, prepare financially for disasters, and find other helpful resources on managing money and reporting financial exploitation.

Free. Advance registration required.

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Retirement Planning 101

Monday — September 9, 2019 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Retiring soon? Already there? How will you make your money last? Will you have enough to enjoy your golden years? What about the kids and grandkids—do you want to provide for them? These are some of the questions we’ll talk about in this fun and informative seminar. Whether you have a lot or not so much, learn some tips and strategies for giving yourself more peace of mind about your finances. With Elizabeth Gray and Noemi Chaparro of Securian Advisors Northwest.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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