Happy Holidays and Best Wishes 

Inclement Weather Policy

When Seattle Public Schools is closed due to inclement weather, the Senior Center will also be closed. Watch the news for updates. If you are not sure or if school is on holiday break, call us: 206-932-4044 x201. We will also send a text or phone message out through our new system, so be sure to have your most up-to-date contact information on file with us.

 

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Get ready for a fun and active holiday season at the Senior Center. We have a line-up of special classes and programs, as well as regular favorite activities. Check out our highlighted Upcoming Events & Classes below or see the full holiday line-up on our Activities page.

 

Need Help Getting to the Senior Center?

Check out our Transportation Help page for ways to travel without a car, or our Hours & Directions page for driving directions and parking details.

Update on Our COVID Safety Policies

Masks are HIGHLY recommended, although not mandated while you are at the Senior Center. We feel with the current COVID surge, people should wear masks indoors.Please consider wearing a mask while you participate in activities at the Senior Center. Staff and volunteers who serve food will be wearing masks. You are free to take off your mask while eating in the café or dining room.Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test is still required for entry.Thanks for helping us continue to provide a safe environment for our community’s seniors.

 

Current Classes, Services and Activities

 

  • For up to date information on current programming, please see our Classes & Activities pages or click here for a quick overview of Activities for December 5-9.
  • For current info on Community Dining, food bank distribution, Meals on Wheels, social worker support, and other essential services, please also see our Services page.
  • If you are interested in on-site foot care, dental hygiene, technology and legal assistance, you’ll find more information on our Class & Activities page or by calling 206-932-4044, ext 1.

 

Upcoming Events & Classes

 

photo by Jason Leung

 

Surviving and Enjoying the Holidays

Thursday, December 8, 9-10am

Healing Touch, an energy medicine technique, provides ideas and techniques that can be useful for calming and unwinding during the holidays. Led by Patty Bodzioch, Healing Touch Certified Practitioner, this session will give you some easy and reliable practices to help relax your body, quiet your mind and feel refreshed and at ease. Refreshments will be served

History Hour Series

This lecture series will cover a broad range of topics, hosted by various local authors and speakers. Entrance fee for each lecture: $5 Call 206-932-4044, Ext 1 to RSVP.

Sapphire Promise – A WWII Memoir

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 1-2:30pm

In recognition of Pearl Harbor Day, join author Sally Brandle to discuss her WWII memoir Sapphire Promise featuring a Dutch-American nurse recounting six years in her life, beginning in 1939 colonial Batavia, Indonesia; through her idyllic, teenaged years of horseback riding with her pet monkey; and how falling in love imploded on December 7, 1941. Enter to win a book themed gift basket!

Bonus: The Seattle Public Library has curated reading recommendations that pair well with the History Hour Lecture Series. Click here to access the link and place items on hold.

 

 

Holiday Music With Tom Hutyler

Friday, December 9, 6–7pm

Join legendary “Voice of the Mariners” Tom Hutyler in a special celebration of the holidays! Tom will be singing some of your favorite holiday-themed songs. Refreshments available for purchase from 5-7 p.m., followed by a “Meet and Greet with Tom.” Free. All are welcome. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selfies with Santa

Saturday, December 10, 10 am-1 pm

Kids and kids-at-heart are invited to meet Santa who will be visiting the Senior Center Annex. Bring your own camera or smartphone to capture the moment.

 

 

 

 

 

Silver Sounds Holiday Show

Thursday, December 15, 1-2pm

Join us for our zany musical version of Charles Dickens’ beloved classic, A Christmas Carol, including Scrooge and a cast of unexpected visitors! Don’t miss the music, dancing, skits, jokes, mystery raffle and a visit from Santa Claus.

 

 

 

 

Holiday Closures

In observance of holidays, the Senior Center of West Seattle will be closed:

Veterans Day – Friday, November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 24, 2022
Day After Thanksgiving – Friday, November 25, 2022
Christmas through New Year’s Week – Friday, December 23, through Monday, January 2. We’ll re-open ready for 2023 on Tuesday, January 3.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a welcoming, inclusive environment where people can enjoy warm friendships, healthy activities, joyful experiences and meaningful engagement as they age.

Our Vision

Our vision is a West Seattle community where everyone of every age can be supported in their goals for health, wellness and lifelong learning, and stay involved with each other while living their best possible lives.

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Your donation with help us provide on-site and hybrid classes, outreach programs and critical support services to seniors.

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Thank you for your support!