Inaugural Rainbow Lunch!

Thursday — October 10, 2019 12:00pm to 12:45pm

WCSC welcomes and supports the gender, romantic, and sexual minorities (GRSM, or LGBTQQIAA+) community! Join us at Rainbow Lunch on Thursdays to celebrate this integral group.

Expanded van service is available on Thursdays thanks to volunteer Bruce Terrey of Mature Friends.

In proud partnership with GenPRIDE, Mature Friends, and Lake City Seniors LGBTQ2+Allies.

ORCA-To-Go & Hopelink Transit Resources

Friday, May 24th, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Travel around Seattle with ease! Hopelink will share transportation resources, while King County Metro provides full-service sales and assistance for ORCA Cards and other related fare products. Drop by their table!

Free. Drop-ins welcome.

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Classic Movie with Scarecrow Video: Kedi

Wednesday, May 15th, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

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

Kedi (2016) — Directed by Ceyda Torun. A heartwarming documentary about feral cats in Istanbul and the people who care for them.

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

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Strategies for a Sustainable Income in Retirement

Monday, May 13th, 1 – 2 p.m

There are several factors that contribute to a successful retirement, but knowing you have a plan to prevent you from running out of money is at the top of the list.  In this workshop we’ll show you how to create a written plan all based on your hopes and dreams until you turn 100 years old, which takes into account your income streams, longevity, inflation, and rising medical and Long-Term Care costs. Additionally, there is no need to have your assets subjected to the volatility in the market – learn a strategy that can give you confidence that you will be protected from risk.  This workshop is perfect for those already retired, and those within 5-10 years of retirement. With Kristen Lomax of SOFA, a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to increase financial literacy in the community.

Free. Advanced registration appreciated.

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Planning for Driving Retirement

Tuesday: October 16, 10 – 11:30 AM

Looking to hang up your car keys?  Join the North King County Mobility Coalition to discuss transportation independence, learn about driver safety resources, and explore different ways to get around Seattle without a car.  Representatives from local transportation programs will discuss recommendations for older drivers and first time transit users.  Facilitated by Melissa Brown of Hopelink.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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An Attitude of Gratitude

Wednesday,July 18 2018, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Gratitude is a loving insight into the everyday. It increases happiness, strengthens relationships, and likely gives health benefits. Gratitude can melt anger, defensiveness, and division. We will consider what gratitude is in mind/body/spirit, how to cultivate it, and explore a personal story through the lens of gratitude. With Lanie Riley, LICSW, LMP.

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$3 members, $6 public. Advanced registration appreciated.

“Senior” Senior Photos

Thursday, February 15 & Friday, February 16, 2018, 8:45 am – 4 pm. 

Support a national campaign to encourage use and funding of Senior Centers (Like WCSC) by having your “Senior” Senior Photo taken. Participants receive an 8×10 printed portrait for free. Your portrait may be used in the WCSC end-of-year fundraising campaign! Light refreshments and snacks provided.

Free. Advance registration required.

Register for 2/15 hereRegister for 2/16 here.

Spirits in the Night – A Tour and Tasting to Benefit Wallingford Community Senior Center

Thursday, August 31, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Suzie Burke and other community leaders invite you for the chance to sample spirits, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and tour Seattle’s coolest distillery – all while raising funds for seniors in need!

Fremont Mischief Distillery

132 North Canal Street, Seattle

Tickets $25, available here

Donations benefiting Wallingford Community Senior Center will be invited at the event.

We look for ward to seeing you – and raising some spirits!

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