By Heather McCallum – Activities Director
So, besides sitting in front of the fireplace this winter reading the latest Debbie Macomber novel, “The Inn at Rose Harbor,” what might there be to do around town? The staff at Daystar Retirement Village has started a list. If you know of other events around town, feel free to add to this list of activities.
- Monday, Nov. 12: Anetta Townsend, daughter of Native American WWII Veteran Alexander H. Mathews, Bataan Death March Survivor and POW for over three years, will share her father’s story.
The Seattle Center features many events sure to please everyone.
- Trans-Siberian Orchestra– The Lost Christmas Eve
- Two spectacular shows at Key Arena at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24. A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the Starlight Starbright Foundation of Washington State, and a portion of the proceeds from every ticket to the 8 pm show will benefit Northwest Harvest.
- Celtic Thunder
- On Nov. 28 and 29 you can experience this homage to the musical culture of Ireland.
- Stowell/Sendak’s The Nutcracker
- Presented by the Pacific Northwest Ballet at MacGaw Hall. Ticket prices range from $25 - $125. The event runs from Dec. 7 – 29 with varying show times.
Did you know the Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens provides tickets for social and civic events to seniors for free? The office also sponsors events throughout the month.
Seniors (age 55+), or adults with disabilities, who are interested in tickets can call the Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens once a week, at 206-684-0500, to find out whether tickets are available. The tickets are given on a first-come, first-served basis in sets of two. If for some reason you can’t attend the event, Mayor’s office asks that the tickets be returned so someone else can use them.
SENIOR COFFEE HOURS
- Location: Central Building, 810 3rd Avenue (between Columbia and Marion Streets), 4th Floor Conference Room
- 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Thursday, November 15
- Speaker: Mayor Mike McGinn
The Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens’ Coffee Hours bring community elders closer to city officials, providing elders an opportunity to learn more about city programs and services while also giving officials an opportunity to hear from elders. Refreshments are served. For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-684-0500.
I hope you have found these resources helpful as you plan your holiday activities. If you should need assistance please call 206-937-6122. If you know of an event you think others would enjoy, please let us know by responding in the comment section at the end of this blog post.
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