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Oct. 9-15



TUE Different trails explored in the Snoqualmie Valley area, preregistration required. 9:30 a.m., Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation; donations accepted (425-333-4152).


TODAY Weekly low-impact class for seniors and beginners. noon-1 p.m., First Free Methodist Church, 3200 Third Ave. W., Seattle; donations accepted (206-281-2240).

Senior-living facility tour

THU New facility visit (Stratford at Maple Leaf) with lunch included. Transportation provided, preregistration required. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wallingford Community Senior Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle; $2-$4 (206-461-7825 or www.wallingfordseniors.org).

Flu vaccines

SAT Flu shots and pneumococcal vaccines given, no registration required. 9 a.m.-noon, Mercer Island Senior Health Clinic, 7707 S.E. 27th St., Mercer Island; $28 (flu)-$40 (pneumovax) also billable to Medicare Part B (425-688-5800 or www.overlakehospital.org).


Dating after 50

TODAY Discover how to resist loneliness and become empowered to discover romance, at this three-session class, preregistration required. 6-8 p.m., South Seattle Community Center, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $49 (206-764-5339 or www.learnatsouth.org).

Classics with Austin

TUE A former English professor shares Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” 1 p.m., University District Senior Center, 5225 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-0473).

Big-band dance

TUE For all ages. 2-4 p.m., North Bellevue Community and Senior Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; $3 (425-452-7681).


TUE Learn lifesaving skills to deal with sudden collapse and choking. Certification included, preregistration required. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., WSU Extension, 600 128th St. S.E., Everett; free (425-357-6002).

Living alone and loving it

WED Discussion of building social networks, cooking for one, learning new how-to’s and more in this five-session class, registration required. 1-2 p.m., Des Moines Activity Center, 2045 S. 216th St., Des Moines; free (206-878-1642).

Social security disability-advocate team

THU Individuals needed to assist people with multiple sclerosis, training provided, preregistration required. 6:30-8:30 p.m., MSA of King County, 753 N. 35th St., Seattle; free (206-633-2606).



FRI-SAT King County Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program training session for volunteers, preregistration required. Fremont Public Association, 1501 N. 45th St., Seattle; free (206-694-6703 or www.ltcop.org).

Ongoing programs

Volunteer drivers

ONGOING Catholic Community Services seeks volunteers to drive seniors to a variety of places. CPR and defensive-driving classes are provided with mileage reimbursed. (425-257-2111 ext. 3374).

Submit Senior Calendar listings three weeks in advance to: seniorcalendar@seattletimes.com or Senior Calendar, P.O. Box 1845, Seattle, WA 98111