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Thrift Store Shopping Outing

Monday– November 18, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm

Ride the WCSC van to check out thrift stores in the Overlake neighborhood on the Bellevue/Redmond border. We’ll be stopping at the large and bountiful Redmond Goodwill, and at the Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique, which specializes in clothing appropriate for people of our age. If there’s time, we’ll stop at Jubilee Thrift Store, too! Enjoy flavorful but not spicy Bombay street food for lunch at Chaat and Roll. Dishes are $6 – $10; bring money for lunch. All of these thrift stores are within a few blocks of each other but we’ll be using the WCSC accessible van to get you to each stop. Van departs WCSC promptly at 10:00 AM.

This event has been rescheduled from October.

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

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Personal Safety Nets Four-Week Workshop

Thursday — November 21, 2019 1:00pm to 3:00pm

“If you’ve ever thought about ‘getting your affairs in order’ this
is the workshop for you. Your family will praise you for your consideration!”
—winter 2016 Personal Safety Nets participant

Join a supportive group to take steps toward putting together YOUR Personal Safety Net. This 4-week workshop with Denise Malm, Social Worker will help you prepare for that inevitable time in the future when you need support. Don’t wait until after you need it! By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a personal binder with your documentation, resources, preferences, and support system all in one place, as well as a plan of action for future steps. The workshop is limited to 10 participants; we will collect a waitlist for a future workshop.

Contact Denise at dmalm@wallingfordseniors.org with questions.

$30 members, $50 public for the series. (If the cost is a hardship for you, please contact Denise. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.) Advance registration required.

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Movies With Scarecrow Video: Tim’s Vermeer (2013)

Wednesday — November 20, 2019 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.

Tim’s Vermeer (2013)—Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer.

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

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Medicare Presentation

Monday — November 18, 2019 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Get all of your Medicare questions answered! We’ll compare the costs and benefits of several different Medicare coverage strategies, making it easy for you to choose the one that is right for you. In addition to the presentation, there is usually time to go over your specific needs and circumstances and get individualized advice. With Jim Yragui of Seattle Medicare Plan Experts.

Free. Advance registration appreciated. 

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Mix & Match Art Series: Realistic vs. Abstract Watercolors

Thursday — November 14, 2019 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Interested in self expression with a brush?! This fun, informative and stress-free beginner level workshop is a tour of some basic watercolor techniques. You will get to achieve realistic results with the classic techniques of wet on wet, dry brush, scumbling, and more. There will also be a variety of experimental watercolor tricks for abstract results to try out including the use of salt, alcohol, and saran wrap. Return home with one or two beautiful water-color greeting cards. With artist and WCSC member, Cynthia Yatchman. Materials provided.

$10 members, $15 public. Advance registration required.

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Minor Home Repair & Water Conservation Program Info Table

Friday — November 8, 2019 11:30am to 1:00pm

Would you like to save money and the environment? Seattle Public Utilities’ Water Conservation Program can help you do both! Partnering with Sound Generations’ Minor Home Repair program, the Water Conservation Program will remove your old toilet and replace it with a water-saving toilet at no cost to you. Swing by to learn if you are eligible!

Free. Drop-ins welcome.

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Strength Training over 50 Class

Tuesday — November 5, 2019 9:30am to 10:30am

As we grow older, our muscles weaken and our mobility is affected. In order to reverse this process, it’s important to engage in strength training. Both cardio and strength are important to seniors. This six-week class will address strengthening the whole body with resistance (weights), body weight, and mat work, which will help us in tasks of daily living. Warming up, stretching, and cooling down will be an integral part of class. Needed modifications can be accommodated. With Andy Hess, Certified Personal Trainer.

$4 members / $6 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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