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Ballard NW
Senior Center

A community partner site 
of Sound Generations

Contact Us

5429 32nd NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: (206) 297-0403
Fax:     (206) 297-0558

Monday   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday  8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

On select Saturdays only
TBD, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day Weekend
Monday,  July 3, 2017
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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Not Just For Seniors! 

Membership and our events and classes are open to ALL ages.

Take a class, join a group, or attend an event with a parent, grandparent, or friend. Come by yourself and meet new friends! Find an event for you.


Thank you for supporting Center programs and services in 2016:

Ballard Taco Time 
Laurel Ink
Rain City Video

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Food Programs:
Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Night in Paris Dinner:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2017 $pring For $eniors Auction:

Annie's Nannies 
Ballard Emblem Club No. 216   
Ballard Hardware
Ballard Industrial
Ballard Market
Ballard Oil Company
Ballard Ornamental Ironworks
Banner Bank
Bowie Electric Service
Brookdale Senior Living
Brown Bear Carwash
Carter Subaru
CD Stimson Companies
Century 21
Dock Street Brokers 
ERA Living 
Foss Home & Village 
Genesis HealthCare
Holland America Line
Homestreet Bank
Howard & Cindy's
      Adult Family Home
Keller Williams Realty
      Greater Seatlle
KMS Financial Services, Inc.
Lantern Brewing
Malone Law Group
Mountain Pacific Bank
Norse Home
Old Ballard Liquor Co.
Sagebrook Senior Living
      in Ballard
Seattle Divorce Services
Sunset Hill Veterinary
      & Rehabilitation Center
Swedish Medical Center
      Ballard Campus
Total Wine & More
Trident Seafoods 

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Birthday Celebrations:
Sagebrook Senior Living
      at Ballard

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Volunteer Appreciation Reception:
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Halloween Luncheon & Party:
Foss Home & Village

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Art, Wine, & Chocolate:
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Rainbow Bingo Events:
Hilliard's Beer
Jim Coleman
Pacific Maritime Brewing Co.

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Santa Breakfast:
Adams Elementary School
Champion Party Supply
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Glo Holcomb
Stephen Sill

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Irish Tenors Holiday Concert:
AM 880 KIXI Radio
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Marguerite Casey Foundation
Norse Home -
    Retirement & Assisted Living
Stoneway Hardware
Trident Seafoods

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The Ballard Northwest Senior Center extends a Ballard Senior Centervery warm welcome to you. We are located in the Ballard area of Northwest Seattle about 1 block from the Hiram Chittenden Ballard Locks. The Ballard Northwest Senior Center is “the friendly center” where all are welcome.

Scroll Down or Click on JUNE to find center Events for the upcoming month. Enjoy the May Highlights Newsletter that includes calendar pages for each day's lunch menus and activities. Check out our new Shop and Support Us website page!

The About Us page shares Ballard NW Senior Center's mission and information about this wonderful center. Browse the website and learn about our Programs & Services - classes, clubs and groups, health and wellness offerings, support services, Wednesday evening dinners and movies (Thursday afternoon Hollywood movies too!), and Group Trips!

Plus we have volunteer and sponsor opportunities!
  • If you volunteer with us, you might even have your name listed on our Volunteers of the Month website page and in our newsletters.
  • In addition to other ways of sponsoring and supporting us, learn how easily you can Shop and Support Us when you make purchases at local and online stores that donate a percentage of your purchase to Ballard NW Senior Center! 
We look forward to meeting and visiting with you!

It’s time for our Spring & Summer Raffle! Are you the next big winner? Win extra cash for summer fun; that’s always welcome. Tickets are $2 each. The drawing will be at the Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 4th.

Members and Community Partners will be mailed a book of 10 to buy or sell. For additional tickets see the 2nd Floor Receptionist.

The Prizes:
  • 1st Prize:  $200 cash
  • 2nd Prize: $100 cash
  • 3rd Prize:   $75 cash
  • 4th Prize:   $50 cash
  • 5th Prize:   $25 Gift Certificate to Red Mill Burger




Beach Party Rainbow Bingo 
Friday, June 2nd, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Reserve ahead for $15 prior to June 2nd.
Drop-ins are welcome and attend with $20 at the door.

Sylvia O’Stayformore is hosting in June for Beach Party Bingo. Rainbow Bingo nights are great fun with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgences helpers, ten bingo games, entertainment, great prizes, and delicious food and beverages. A great night for everyone. All are welcome. 

Plan ahead and reserve now by calling (206) 297-0403 or by stopping at the 2nd Floor Reception Desk.  It is only $15 per person when you reserve your spot prior to June 2nd.  Drop-ins are welcome and attend with $20 at the door.  Click to purchase tickets online.


Friday,      June Rummage SaleJune 9th,   9:00am-4:00pm
Saturday, June 10th, 9:00am-3:00pm

Find a treasure, get rid of a “don’t need.” Both are possible at our famous and anticipated Rummage Sale. We have it all: antiques, clothes, toys, linens, jewelry, china, shoes, kitchen items, art work, tools, small furniture, craft supplies, sports, and much more.

Great books are available too, on the second floor. Find the perfect novel, children’s book, biography, cookbook, gardening, or history book. We have the perfect spring and summer reading material for everyone. Chef Bob’s Café will serve delicious soup, sandwiches, salads, and a wide variety of pies.

Bring family and friends to shop and eat, which will support your center. Thank You!

Please note that we do not accept donations of large furniture, beds, or computers.  If you have any questions about the Rummage & Book Sale, call us at (206) 297-0403 or stop by the 2nd floor reception desk. Thank you for supporting your center! 

Father’s Day Celebration!   Father's Day
Friday, June 16th
Additional Information To Be Announced
Join us as we celebrate Father's Day.


Men’s Breakfast  
Friday,June 30th, 9:00am-10:00am
Cost:  $3 per meal

Enjoy delicious pancakes, scrambled eggs and more with friends at our monthly Men’s Breakfast.
Walk-ins are welcome, or
RSVP by phone at (206) 297-0403 or in-person at the 2nd floor reception desk.




Anyone can be a Center Member! Membership provides you with so much: reduced fees on classes, foot care, massage, acupuncture, trips, certificates for discounts, newsletter subscriptions, an invitation to our Member Only Event, and you still support your center. Dues are $50. We have payment plans available and there are some scholarships available. We value and appreciate all who come to the center and those who choose to join.

Payment Plans:

1) Make one payment of $50.00

2) Make two payments of $25.00, Second Payment due June 30th.
3) Make four payments of $12.50, Second Payment Due April 3rd, Third Due June 30th, Fourth Due Sept. 30th.
4) Member Sponsorship

Paying someone’s membership makes a wonderful gift that keeps on giving throughout the year. We also accept donations to help pay dues for those who cannot afford them. You do not have to be a member to participate at the Center.