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Nov. 13-19


Sephardim and Ashkenazim

TODAY Jewish genealogy columnist Schelly Talalay Dardashti discusses and provides information about Ashkenazi and Sephardic resources, methodology, events and publications. 7 p.m., Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island; members free, nonmembers $5 (206-932-3481 or www.jgsws.org).

Thanksgiving luncheon

THU Turkey and fixings prepared by “Chef” Bob. Noon, Wallingford Senior Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.; $3 donation requested (206-461-7825 or www.wallingfordseniors.org).


Understanding leg pain

TUE Learn about the types of leg pain and steps you can take to alleviate discomfort, pre-registration required. 12:45-2 p.m., Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; free (425-487-2441).

Aching back

TUE A surgeon discusses the causes of back pain, ways to prevent pain and treating options, pre-registration required. 11 a.m.-noon, Factoria Square Mall (Community Room), 4092 Factoria Square Mall S.E., Bellevue; $5 (425-688-5800).

Nutrition concepts and controversies

TUE Class discussion includes omega 3 fatty acids versus trans fatty acids, nutritional needs for healthy bones and current research on aging. Four-session class, pre-registration required. 1-3 p.m., Edmonds Community College, 7020 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; $40 (425-640-1243 or www.cri.edcc.edu).

Coping with the holidays

TUE One-time class, registration required. 10 a.m., South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; free (425-774-5555).

Arthritis support group

TUE Meets on the second Tuesday of the month. 7-8:30 p.m., Overlake Hospital, 1035 116th Ave. N.E., Bellevue; free (425-688-5800 or www.overlakehospital.org).

Job search

WED Get information about computer-training classes, the 24/7 jobline and Title V Senior Community Service Employment Programs. 10:30 a.m.-noon, Central Building, 810 Third Ave (Suite 150), Seattle; free (206-684-0500 or www.seattle.gov/humanservices/mosc/age55).

Red Hook Brewery

WED Tour of the brewery includes samples, registration required. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., WSU Extension (tour start), 600 128th St. S.E., Everett; $10-15 (425-357-6002).

Alzheimer’s documentary

THU Examination of the emotional costs, causes and potential cures of the disease by the filmmaker, Ann Hedreen. 7-8:30 p.m., ElderHealth Northwest Adult Day Health Center, 4712 35th Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-224-3757 or www.elderhealth.org).

AARP driver safety program

SAT-SUN Two-day class for drivers 50 and over, registration required. Noon (both days), Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., Federal Way; $10 (253-838-3668).

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