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Oct. 2-8


Long-term planning

WED Seminar on the need for long-term planning for people over 50. New movie release after, pre-registration required. 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Loew’s Alderwood 16, 18733 33rd Ave. W., Lynnwood; free (800-514-8305 code M5P).

A Night In Tuscany fundraiser

FRI Event includes dinner and music with proceeds going to the Burien Senior Program, registration required. 5-7 p.m., Burien Community Center, 425 S.W. 144th St., Burien; $7 (206-244-3686).

Movie madness

FRI Feature movie, “Mrs. Palfrey at the Clairmont.” 12:45-3 p.m., Wallingford Community Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle; $1-$2 (206-461-7825 or www.wallingfordseniors.org).


Mild depression

TODAY Help with problem-solving and changes in thinking to cope effectively with daily life. 11 a.m., University District Senior Center, 5225 15th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (206-524-0473).

Musical theater

TUE A three-session college-level course for people over 50, pre-registration required. 9-11 a.m., Edmonds Community College (Maltby Building), 7020 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; $40 (425-640-1243 or www.cri.edcc.edu).

Ruppies and the downtown lifestyle

THU Seminar on “Ruppies” (retirees and urban living) and the advantages of city living, registration required. 2 p.m., Washington Athletic Club, 1325 Sixth Ave., Seattle; free (206-405-4100).

Mah jongg

FRI Drop in for Mah jongg and conversation. 12:30-3:30p.m., Stroum JCC, 3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island; free-$2 (206-232-7115, ext. 269).



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

Ongoing programs

Volunteer drivers

ONGOING The Mill Creek Senior Center seeks volunteers to drive seniors to a variety of places, including museums and sporting events in the Snohomish County/Seattle area (425-357-6002).

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