Community Calendar

Deadline for receiving Calendar items is Noon Wednesday for the following week’s Friday Tribune. Events are published based on timeliness and space available. Email submissions as soon as possible to:

calendar@robinsonnews.com. Items can be accepted from nonprofit groups and government agencies only. Others may call Tamara Chakos at 206.359.2248 for inclusion in our “Out & About” advertising column.

Groundswell NW
Fundraiser
Reuben’s Brews
5010 14th Ave. NW
Thurs., July 28, 3–8 p.m. An event for community members looking to support a local organization dedicated to creating, activating and caring for parks, open space and habitat in N.W. Seattle. Free to attend; $1 from every pint of beer purchased will be donated to Groundswell NW. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome; soda and apple juice options for kids; Burgerphenia food will be available for purchase.For more information visit groundswellnw.org.

Bloodworks NW
Blood Drive
Ballard First Lutheran Church
2006 N.W. 65th St.
Sat., July 30, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. The Bloodmobile is coming to Ballard First Lutheran Church. All blood types are needed! Bloodworks NW reports that the blood supply is low. Sign up at schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/Default.aspx.

Jim Page and Friends Music Jam & Sing Along
Ballard Commons Park
5701 22nd Ave. N.W.
Sat., July 30, Noon–2 p.m. Put Arts in the Parks! Presents: Jim Page and Friends Music Jam & Sing Along. Annette Taborn, Blues and traditional—Coordinator and instructor with Blues In the Schools for over 10 years. Funded by City Of Seattle Office Of Arts And Culture and Seattle Dept of Parks and Recreation. For more info visit pikeplacemarketbuskers.com/.

Movies at the Marina
Shilshole Bay Marina
7001 Seaview Ave. N.W.
Fri. Aug. 5, 9 p.m. Movies at the Marina is returning to Shilshole Bay Marina! Mark your calendar for the free, outdoor, family-friendly movie “The LEGO Movie” in the garden area. The next movie will be “Pan” on Aug. 12. For more information visit www.portseattle.org/Marinas/Shilshole-Bay-Marina.

From Hiroshima to Hope
Lantern Floating
Peace Ceremony
Green Lake, just south of the Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse
7312 W. Green Lake Dr. N.
Sat., Aug 6, 6–9 p.m. Seattle’s annual peace event honoring the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all victims of war and violence. The Seattle event is one of the largest commemorations held outside of Japan. Pre-program activities include lantern calligraphy, folding of peace cranes and a family program with music and speakers. The candle-lit lanterns are floated on the lake at dusk. This year’s ceremony again includes the exhibition of artist Yukiyo Kawano’s fabric sculpture, “Little Boy (folded),” a haunting depiction of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. For more info call 206.453.4471, or visit fromhiroshimatohope.org.

Sustainable Ballard
Knitters for the Homeless
Grumpy D’s Cafe
7001 15th N.W.
Tues., Aug. 9, 7–9 p.m. Come join us the second Tues. each month and knit for the homeless. Knitting instruction and yarn provided. Donated yarn welcome. Info: Jody at 206.718.1529 or jodytgrage@gmail.com.

Jim Page and Friends Music Jam & Sing Along
Ballard Commons Park
5701 22nd Ave. N.W.
Sat., Aug 13, Noon–2 p.m. Put Arts in the Parks! Presents: Jim Page and Friends Music Jam & Sing Along. Reggie Miles, Americana—Makes his own instruments! Resonator guitar, musical saw maestro! Funded by City Of Seattle Office Of Arts And Culture and Seattle Dept of Parks and Recreation. For more info visit pikeplacemarketbuskers.com/.

Leif Erikson
Salmon Dinner
Leif Erikson Hall
2245 N.W. 57th St.
Wed., Aug. 17, 6 p.m. Join us for a wild salmon dinner buffet and Norwegian fold dancing perfomances with featured artist from Gudbrandsdal, Norway. To purchase tickets visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2557096.

Seattle Summer Parkways
Various Ballard locations
Sat., Aug. 19., 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Ballard streets will be transformed into “park-ways” for residents to enjoy free outdoor activities. Food trucks, tea garden, live music, petting zoo, scavenger hunts, face-painting, Sustainable Ballard Festival and more activities at seven parks and natural areas: Ballard Commons Park, Ballard Corners Park, Salmon Bay Park, Loyal Heights Community Center, Sunset Hill Park, Bergen Place Park. For more info visit www.seattle.gov/transportation/summerpark_ballard.

Moomins on the Riviera
Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 N.W. 67th St.
Tues., Aug. 23, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Join us for a family showing of Moomins on the Riviera followed by crafts and coloring. Moomins on the Riviera (Finland/France, animation, 2015, 80 min.) In English. Recommended for age 6+. The Moomins, Snorkmaiden and Little My, in search of adventures, set sail for the Riviera in this gorgeously hand drawn animation feature, celebrating Tove Jansson’s beloved comic strip. No reservations needed. Admission by donation—suggested donation of $3 for children, $5 for adults.

Money Management for Seniors: A Financial
Planning Workshop
Ballard Landmark Assisted Living
14700 6th Ave. S.W.
Mon., Aug. 29, 3–4 p.m. Please join us for a presentation on the basics of wealth management in retirement. In this interactive workshop the presenter will answer your questions on managing money during retirement; planning for retirement; estate planning; Social Security and Medicare issues. Presented by professional financial advisors. For more information call 206.782.4000.

Jim Page and Friends Music Jam & Sing Along
Ballard Commons Park
5701 22nd Ave. N.W.
Sat., Sept. 24, Noon–2 p.m. Put Arts in the Parks! Presents: Jim Page and Friends Music Jam & Sing Along. Jim Page, Internationally recognized songwriter, story teller & balladeer. Funded by City Of Seattle Office Of Arts And Culture and Seattle Dept of Parks and Recreation. For more info visit pikeplacemarketbuskers.com/.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Luther Memorial
Lutheran Church
13047 Greenwood Ave. N.
Every Sat., 8–9:30 a.m. Are you having a hard time controlling the way you eat? Are you severely overweight? Underweight? Bulimic or obsessed with food or weight? FA offers help and hope. FA is a recovery program for people who suffer from food obsession, overeating, bulimia and under-eating. The program is based on the Twelve Steps of AA. Everyone is welcome to this free meeting, including those who think they may have a food problem or those who are concerned about someone who may. FA is FREE and open to all women, men, and teens that want to stop eating addictively. For a list of regular, weekly meetings in the Seattle area, visit www.foodaddicts.org.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group
Swedish Medical Center, Ballard
3 North Conference Room
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

Alzheimer’s Cafe
Monthly Meeting
Stage Door Cafe
Located at the 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.
206.783.1274
Every Wed., 10–10:45 a.m., in auditorium. Professional exercise consultant and trainer Audrey Pan Collins leads a 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 ddzippie3@gmail.com.

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