Clubs & Groups

Join us as we explore, discuss, and learn from each other. All inquiring and open minds are welcome.

Almost all of these groups are free and drop-ins are welcome. It’s All About The Story is by appointment, please register at 2nd Floor Desk or by calling 206.297.0403.

ABLE: AGING BALLARD LESBIAN EXCHANGE Leader Vonda
2nd Sunday (Movie Outing by Carpool) ……… Free
4th Thursday, 12:00pm (Lunch) ……… $4 suggested donation
4th Thursday, 1:00pm (Meeting) ……… Free
Check Group Trips for A.B.L.E Potluck & Trips
The Ballard NW Senior Center is hosting this new group, A.B.L.E, for aging lesbians, sponsored by Puget Sound Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (PSOLOC). The purpose of the group is to connect, socialize, and support each other. If you would like to take part in A.B.L.E then please come to the Ballard NW Senior Center for lunch.  Everyone is welcome and appreciated at Ballard NW Senior Center. For more information contact Vonda at 206-297-0403

BIBLE STUDY   Leader Kim
Mondays, 10:00am-11:00am ……… Free
We have a new Bible Study Group leader. Please join Kim and join a really great group as they explore, discuss, and learn from each other. There is a vibrant and caring atmosphere. Come and try this group for a meaningful experience.

BOOK CLUB   Leaders Rachel & Pat
1st Thursday, 1:00pm-2:00pm ……… Free
This fun and dedicated group of bookworms meets every month. Members of this group will select, read and discuss books from the Seattle Public Library.

CURRENT EVENTS GROUP
Thursdays, 10:00am-11:00am ……… Free
Discuss current and recent global events. The group decides the topic and how the discussion will run. All inquiring and open minds are welcome. You are encouraged to bring recent articles from newspapers and or magazines to enhance the discussions.

HISTORY BOOK GROUP Karla Wight Free
4th Monday of the Month, 10:00am-11:30am
History is a powerful subject. Knowing the past allows you to
understand the present. Join this interesting group of people and
enjoy discussing and learning together. Each book is chosen by the
group and discussed at the next meeting.
RSVP for Group: (Drop-ins Welcome)
– BY PHONE at 206.297.0403
– IN PERSON at 2nd Floor Reception

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE STORY   Published Author Gail
2nd Wednesday, 1:00pm-2:30pm ……… Free
4th Wednesday, 1:00pm-2:30pm ……… Free
This group is by appointment only. Must register to join.

MEMOIR WRITING   Published Writer Claire
Fridays, 1:30pm-2:30pm ……… Free

MEN’S BREAKFAST CLUB  Leader Larry
Friday, August 30th , 9:00am-10:00am  ………$3
Friday, September 25th, 9:00am-10:00am ……… $3
The guys are having a great time on the last Friday of each month.
A delicious breakfast awaits, conversation flows and a speaker
provides interesting information and answers questions.
RSVP for Breakfast: (Drop-ins Welcome)
– BY PHONE at 206.297.0403
– IN PERSON at 2nd Floor Reception
All men are invited and encouraged to join in on this ‘men only’ breakfast. Enjoy buttermilk pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, seasonal fruit, and beverages. Beverages include: orange juice, coffee, and tea.

MOVIE GROUPS
Wednesday, 6:00pm ……… $2
Thursday, 1:00pm ……… $1

THE PACIFIC NW POSTCARD CLUB
1st Sunday, 10:00am-2:00pm ……… Free / $18 membership

Founded in 1980, the Pacific Northwest Postcard Club, has a new home at the Ballard NW Senior Center, meeting on the 1st Sunday of the month from 10:00am to 2:00pm, September 2018 through June 2019.  If you are curious about vintage postcards, come have a look. After the free first meeting, a $18 membership is requested.

RED HAT GROUP   Red Hat Queen Judy
1st Monday, 12:00pm (Lunch) ……… $4 suggested donation
1st Monday, 1:00pm (Meeting) ……… Free
Check Group Trips for Red Hat Happy Hour & Trips

SEATTLE PRIME TIMERS   Leader Gregry
2nd Thursday, 2:00pm-4:00pm ……… Free
Time for gay men and their admirers to socialize and play cards. We will play Hearts and/or Cribbage depending on how many people show up and what their preferences are. We are also open to teaching. Join in this new group!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BINGO   Bingo Manager Genavon
Wednesdays, 4:30pm (Happy Hour) ……… Range: $1-$5
Wednesdays, 5:00pm (Dinner) ……… $7
Wednesdays, 6:30pm (Bingo) ……… $6.50 Buy-In

WISDOM CIRCLE   Leader Helen
3rd Thursday, 1:00pm-2:00pm ……… Free
Our Wisdom Circle gives us an opportunity to explore, understand, and share what is important. We can share and learn from each other through talking and listening about topics related to aging and changing roles. We tell about life, happiness, gratitude, in addition to looking forward to an increased safe and respectable place. We have learned much as we have grown to be senior.