You are Always Welcome at the Senior Center!

 

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 January 23 – 27.
  • 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

 

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New! Exploring Art Class

Tuesdays, 10:30am-12pm

Let’s explore, learn and create art using a variety of techniques and materials, from watercolor and acrylic paint to pastels and pen and ink. Even if you feel like you aren’t creative or an artist, we can find a way to create something amazing together. Instructor Laura will share her techniques and tricks with you to make sure everyone feels that creative spark.

 

 

New! Fall Prevention Workshop

Wednesday, January 25, 1-2:30pm

We are excited to welcome physical therapist Julia Badding from Sea Pines Physical Therapy for this popular hands-on workshop. Julia will offer live demonstrations, tips, handouts and answer your questions. Seating is limited.

 

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Soups With Chef Hayla

Wednesday, January 25, 5-6:30pm
Thursday, February 23, 5-6:30pm

Have you ever wanted to know the secrets behind the delicious soups at Margie’s Cafe? We invite you to join Chef Hayla in this class as she creates

her amazing soups from scratch. At the end of each class, you will get to enjoy a bowl of soup with a side of freshly-baked beer bread. Space is limited to 12 students. Supplies fee each month:

$10 members, $15 non-members.

 

 

 

Back by Popular Demand! History Hour Series

 

 

We are excited to offer a fantastic line-up of speakers for our winter History Hour lecture series, which reflect Chinese New Year and Black History Month.

Entrance fee for each lecture: $10. Advance RSVP requested at 206-932-4044, Ext 1.

A Child of Color: Reflecting on West Seattle History

Thursday, Feb. 16, 1-2:30pm

As a child of color, Carol-Ann Sharp Thornton has journeyed through 60+ years of West Seattle history. She will discuss and share the challenges, barriers, racism, acceptance and victories that have embraced her family through the years. She will speak on privilege and entitlement, as well as offer avenues for healing and restoration for us all. What Carol-Ann will bring to the table is for all people and cultures globally—not just black and white, not just for Black History Month and not just for the West Seattle community. She will offer tools and options to positively move forward in our pursuit of equality, inclusion, diversity, healing, forgiveness and acceptance for everyone.

 

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 that 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.

Vaccinations STRONGLY Encouraged

Per the King County Department of Health, vaccinations are strongly encouraged, but no longer required, to enter our facility.

Please note – in some instances where programs or services are offered in a one-on-one setting, masks and vaccinations may continue to be required.

Thanks for helping us continue to provide a safe environment for our community’s seniors.

Holiday Closures

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

Martin Luther King Jr Day – Monday, January 16

Inclement Weather Policy

When Seattle Public Schools are 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 x1. 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.

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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