Oct. 23-29 Classes/workshops I can't hear you MON Audiologist discusses the causes of hearing loss, offers viable options and suggests available...

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Oct. 23-29

Classes/workshops

I can’t hear you

MON Audiologist discusses the causes of hearing loss, offers viable options and suggests available community resources, registration required. 1-2:30 p.m., North Bellevue Community and Senior Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; $6-$7 (425-452-7681).

Approach for weight control

TUE and OCT 31 A simple approach taught in two sessions by Mia Barbera, pre-registration required. 12:15-1:15 p.m. or 5:30-6:30 p.m., Overlake Outpatient Center, 1120 112th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; $25 (425-688-5811 or www.overlakehospital.org).

Election issues

TUE Hear an overview of Snohomish County charter ballot issues and the pros and cons of statewide initiatives, pre-registration required. 2-4 p.m., Edmonds Community College, 7020 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; $10 (425-640-1243 or www.cri.edcc.edu).

Acupuncture

WED Consultation and acupuncture treatment, pre-registration required. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Acupuncture Associates of Marysville, 1515 Ninth St., Marysville; free (360-653-2526 or www.acu-associates.com).

Be well

WED Representative from the Kent Fire Department discusses prevention and safety in the home. 1-2:30 p.m., Kent Senior Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent; free (253-856-5167).

Watercolor painting

WED Learn the rudiments of watercolor painting, ink brush and pen techniques. Class runs through Dec. 13, registration required. 9:30- 11:30 a.m., Des Moines Activity Center, 2045 S. 216th St., Kent; $48 (206-878-1642).

Transportation tips

THU Learn how to travel by Metro bus, use the lift, take field trips and receive reduced fares. 11 a.m., University District Senior Center, 5225 15th Ave., Seattle; free (206-524-0473).

Moving to a simple life

THU Eldermove Alliance presentation on issues involved with downsizing and/or moving. 10 a.m.-noon, WSU Extension (Evergreen Room), 600 128th St. S.E., Everett; free (425-357-6002).

Henry Art Gallery

THU Visit to a local gallery, transportation provided, pre-registration 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).

AARP safe-driving course

SAT One-day class for drivers 50 and older, registration required. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sno-Valley Senior Center, 4610 Stephens Ave., Carnation; (425-333-4152).

Ongoing programs

Fraud fighter

ONGOING The AARP Washington office is recruiting volunteers to staff a new Fraud Fighter Call Center. Volunteers share information on ways to prevent forms of fraud. (206-517-9353).

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