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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

Hours     
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

Closed
Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day
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.


Sponsors

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
    Community
Stoneway Hardware
Trident Seafoods

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OUR MOST IMPORTANT FUNDRAISER!
Thank You One and All for Our SUCCESSFUL Auction!
 
$pring for $eniors Auction & Dinner!

Auction 2017It was a wonderful event and evening!
Thank you to everyone who supported The Ballard NW Senior Center by purchasing tickets, attending the auction, bidding on our thoughtfully donated items, enjoying the lovely dinner, and celebrating having winning bids.

Thank you to the businesses and individuals who generously donated auction items, and thank you to the volunteers who donated their time to help create  our auction.  We could not have accomplished $pring for $eniors Auction & Dinner without you.
  
A special thanks goes to our Sponsors!  

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

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marchevents

MARCH EVENTS

Men’s Breakfast  Men's Breakfast

Friday, March 31st, 9:00am-10:00am
Cost:  $3 per meal

Enjoy delicious pancakes, scrambled eggs and more with friends at our monthly Men’s Breakfast.  Join Chef Bob for breakfast on Friday, March 31st from 9:00am-10:00am. $3 per meal. RSVP By Phone or In-Person. Walk-ins are welcome. Also join us for Men's Breakfast on April 28th and May 26th.

aprilevents

APRIL EVENTS

Coffee With Carlye  Carlye
Thursday, April 13th, 11:00am
I really enjoy Coffee With Carlye.  Thank you for all your suggestions and comments.  I appreciate all the discussions we have had.  It gives me great pleasure to discuss everything with you, hear good ideas, answer questions, hear concerns.  Together I think we have learned and made the center stronger.  All are welcome to join us for coffee and cookies.






Spring Celebration! 
Friday, April 14th
Additional Information To Be Announced
Join us as we celebrate a new spring season with enjoyment and fun.











Earth Day Celebration!  Celebrate Earth Day
Friday, April 21st
Additional Information To Be Announced
Join us as we celebrate the wonder and beauty of the planet we live on.









Men’s Breakfast  Breakfast
Friday, April 28th, 9:00am-10:00am
Cost:  $3 per meal

Enjoy delicious pancakes, scrambled eggs and more with friends at our monthly Men’s Breakfast.  Join Chef Bob for breakfast on Friday, April 28th from 9:00am-10:00am. $3 per meal. RSVP By Phone or In-Person.  Walk-ins are welcome. Also join us for Men's Breakfast on  May 26th.


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MAY EVENTS

Cinco De Mayo Celebration!  Cinco De Mayo
Friday, May 5th
Additional Information To Be Announced
Join us as we celebrate the fifth of May, a celebration of Mexican culture and a commemoration of the Mexican Army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.








Cinco de Mayo Rainbow Bingo  Cinco De Mayo Bingo
Friday, May 5th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Reserve ahead for $15 pri
or to May 5th.
Drop-ins are welcome and attend with $20 at the door.


Mark your calendars and get ready for our next fabulous Rainbow Bingo nights.  We celebrate fun and diversity with Sylvia, the sisters, and all the other participants and community.  All are welcome.  Great prizes, food, beverages, and fun!

Plan ahead and reserve now by calling 206-297-0403 or by stopping by the 2nd Floor Reservation Desk.  It is only $15 per person when you reserve your spot prior to May 5th.  Drop-ins are welcome and attend with $20 at the door.




mothersday

Mother's Day Celebration and Tea Party! 
Friday, May 12th
Additional Information To Be Announced
Join us as we celebrate Mother's Day.







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Men’s Breakfast  Men's Breakfast
Friday, May 26th, 9:00am-10:00am
Cost:  $3 per meal

Enjoy delicious pancakes, scrambled eggs and more with friends at our monthly Men’s Breakfast.  Join Chef Bob for breakfast on Friday, May 26th from 9:00am-10:00am. $3 per meal. RSVP By Phone or In-Person.  Walk-ins are welcome.







Honoring Veterans, Memorial Day  Veteran's Day Thank You
Veterans
Friday, May 26th 
Additional Information
To Be Announced

Honor our veterans, giving thanks for their service.





JUNE EVENTS

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.


Mark your calendars and get ready for our next fabulous Rainbow Bingo nights.  We celebrate fun and diversity with Sylvia, the sisters, and all the other participants and community.  All are welcome.  Great prizes, food, beverages, and fun!

Plan ahead and reserve now by calling 206-297-0403 or by stopping by the 2nd Floor Reservation 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.


IN THE NEWS

How Bingo Saved This Seattle Man's Life 
When Bernie Sadowski first came to the Ballard Senior Center in 2009, he didn’t care about life. His wife of 50 years had died. “It was like, OK, I’ll go to sleep when I feel sleepy no matter where I was,” he said. He didn’t care if he woke up, and he didn’t know what to do with himself. Sadowski’s doctor told him he was going through depression and suggested that he get out and socialize. Sadowski’s daughter took him to the senior center. “Frankly, this saved my life,” Sadowski said.
Read more here.

members

JOIN OR RENEW MEMBERSHIP FOR 2017
 

The center membership dues are due in January 2017.  The dues benefit members and provide financial help to the center.  Membership is a good deal for anyone who wants to receive reduced fees on foot care, trips, many classes, as well as receive invitations to the members only luncheon and other special member only events for 2017. The dues for 2017 are $50 per person.  We offer 3 options for payment to make it easier to support us.

NEW MEMBERS
New members can get a jump on the year, starting on November 1st, 2016 through all of November and December 2016, and through the year 2017.  Current Members can also renew in November and December 2016. This is also a great holiday gift for friends, family, and for yourself.

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.

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