Arts, Crafts, Languages & Music

Limited activities during COVID Restrictions

The Ballard NW Senior Center is providing activities virtually, by phone access and now some in-person activities with limited capacity.  Look below to see which classes are currently active. Registration is required.  NO DROP-INs except where mentionedCall 206-297-0403 for additional information and to Register.

We look forward to seeing you at many more activities when restrictions can be fully lifted.



♦ Arts

Instructor Susan
Starting June 8th, Every Tue 10:00-12:00 pm – $12/Members, $15/Non-Members per Class
Instructor requests all students be vaccinated. This class allows beginners to work on their basic watercolor or drawing skills. Advanced students will be given individual attention by the teacher who has taught this class for 10 years. Please bring watercolor paper pads (140lb paper weight), pencils, watercolor palette (your own or Prang if you need to buy a basic set from Blick or Dakota- do not bring Crayola). The teacher provides jars for water, paper towels and drawing boards. If you are going to draw only, bring a newsprint pad or drawing pad, drawing pencils such as Staedtler #4B and grey kneaded erasers (not pink or white plastic). You will work from a simple still life set up by the teacher in the middle of the room. Payment is made at the beginning of the class at the 2nd floor receptionist desk. Masks are required. Any questions can
be emailed to the teacher at

♦ Music

Coming soon

♦ Language

Instructor Marilyn
Starts June 8th, 10:00 am – $1/Members, $2/Non-Members
Instructor requests all students be vaccinated. This class encourages you to increase your knowledge of the French language, culture, and literature. The atmosphere is relaxed with students contributing as they feel comfortable. The class  uses French Made Simple by Pamela Rose Haze, to provide structure for adding to our knowledge of grammar and
vocabulary. We also enjoy selected readings in French to learn about French history and literature.




♦ ART OF COLLAGE    ……… $10 Member / $20 Non-Member
ACRYLICS CLASS    ……… $10 Member / $20 Non-Member 
Unfinished quilting business? This is your chance to work with artist Laurette Chasse to finish that quilt. We have a large work space, cotton fabric in many colors, thread, sewing machines, and many tools. Bring your quilt or other art project and we will help you complete it.
QUILTING TIME –  Free – Suspended