Ballard Community Calendar Week of 4-16-18
MARKET STREET SINGERS
ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE
St. Luke’s Church
5710 22nd Ave. N.W.
Sat., April 28, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The Market Street Singers invites you to our Annual Rummage Sale! You want it? We’ll probably have it! Not only lots of bargains in Ballard, but good fun and a great way to meet us. For more about The Market Street Singers please visit www.marketstreetsingers.org.
STAYING CONNECTED: EARLY STAGE MEMORY LOSS GROUP
Ballard Northwest Senior Center
5429 32nd Ave. N.W.
Thursday afternoons, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3. “Staying Connected” is a free health promotion and social support program developed for individuals experiencing memory loss and a companion/support person. The series is facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter and consists of four weekly 90-minute discussion sessions in which participants learn methods for coping with memory loss, communication, and staying engaged in social and pleasant activities. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Contact Madison at 206.529.3870 or email@example.com to register or for more information.
SKANDIA DANCE EVENTS
Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Ave. N.
Every Wed., March 28–May 2, 7:30-9 p.m. Barbara Budd and Larry Reinert will teach a 6-week series from February 14 to March 21. The class will cover schottis, hambo, waltz, hambo with waltz, Rørospols, and snoa, plus some fun mixers. Nancy Neuerburg and Lisa Brooks will teach a 6-week series from March 28 to May 2. The class will continue with the same dances. New dancers will still be welcome. Beginners will learn these lovely dances, while continuing dancers will learn more styling and variants. Dancers at all levels—new, intermediate, and advanced—are welcome, and do show up. Singles and couples are welcome; we change partners frequently. Wear smooth-soled shoes (not running shoes) with a flat heel for easy turning. $45 for the 6-week series for Skandia members (or $10 per class); $55 for the series for nonmembers (or $12 per class).
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group
Swedish Medical Center, Ballard
5300 Tallman Ave. N.W.
Third Sat. of month, 10:30 a.m.–Noon. Free. Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Info: Linda Whiteside, 206.529.3875.
The Market Street Singers
Ballard Senior Center
5429 32nd Ave. N.W.
Every Tues., 7 p.m. The Market Street Singers is a non-audition community choir. We’re always open to new members, particularly tenors and basses. For more information isit marketstreetsingers.org.
Stage Door Cafe, Taproot Theatre
208 N. 85th St.
Second Tues. of month, 3:30–5 p.m. The Alzheimer’s Cafe provides an opportunity to get out and socialize in a safe environment. No judgement or expectations—just support. There is no cost other than the food that is ordered. Parking available in the lot behind the Taproot. This is a program of the Phinney Neighborhood Association’s Greenwood Senior Center. For info: Carin Mack at 206.230.0166.
Exercise Class at Leif Erikson Lodge
2245 N.W. 57th St.
Every Wed., 10–10:45 a.m., 45-minute light workout that includes aerobics, strength training, coordination, balance and brainpower. $3 fee per class attended, walk-ins welcome and open to the public.
Free Nia Fitness Class
Amazing Grace Spiritual Center
2007 N.W. 61st St.
Every Fri., 10–11 a.m. Suitable for all ages and all fitness levels, the first class is free. Nia is a barefoot fitness fusion blending martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts, along with world music sounds into an hour fitness fusion that is geared for “everybody.” Practiced globally, Nia is designed to work with everybody and every fitness level. Contact Deborah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUSTAINABLE BALLARD KNITTERS FOR THE HOMELESS
On the Park, 2233 NW 58th Street
(contact Jody for entrance directions)
Tues., March 20, 7–9 p.m. (monthly on third Tues.) Knitting instruction and yarn provided. Donated yarn welcome. Info: Jody at 206.718.1529 or email@example.com.