Events

Upcoming Age Friendly Seattle Events

  • Engage at Every Age: An Older Americans Month Forum on Social & Civic Engagement—Friday, May 4 (1–3 p.m., doors open at 12:30 p.m.) at Mirabella Seattle (116 Fairview Ave N, Seattle), hosted by Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw. Learn about Age Friendly Seattle, Seattle Parks and Recreation programs for people age 50 or better, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods' new Community Resource Hub, and the Market to MOHAI project. RSVP (recommended) | Map
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, May 15 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! More information will be posted here in the near future. See also the AARP Age-Friendly Discussion Group Facebook page (click here) and event page
  • Age Friendly Seattle Coffee Hour—featuring Christine Wheeler-Sinclair, MSW, Generations Aging with Pride (10-11 a.m.) at the Central Building (810 3rd Ave, Seattle).
  • Memory Sunday—Sunday, June 10, 2018 at participating churches. For general information, visit www.balmingilead.org/memorysunday. For information about local Memory Sunday progams and resources, contact Karen Winston, Aging and Disability Services, Seattle Human Services Department (karen.winston@seattle.gov or 206-684-0706).

  • Northwest Universal Design Council Forum: Special Populations Housing—Tuesday, July 24 (9:30–11:30 a.m.) in the Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, off 5th Avenue lobby). Age Friendly Seattle staffs the Northwest Universal Design Council. For more information, visit www.environmentsforall.org.
  • Pedestrian Potluck—Tuesday, September 18 (11 a.m.–1 p.m.) at Alki Beach Bathhouse (2701 Alki Ave SW, in West Seattle). Coordinated by Age Friendly Seattle, SDOT/Vision Zero & Parks/Lifelong Recreation & Sound Steps programs, this program will feature walking programs and transportation options for people of all ages and abilities.

  • African American Caregiver Forum—Saturday, November 3 (10 a.m.–4 p.m.) at Southcenter Doubletree Hotel (16500 Southcenter Pkwy, Seattle). Coordinated by the Mayor’s Council on African American Elders, Age Friendly Seattle is a co-sponsor of this event.

Age Friendly Task Force

Our community-based task force and the task force steering committee alternate meetings, every other month on third Fridays. Three additional committees meet on their own schedules. For agendas, meeting locations, and other information, e-mail agefriendly@seattle.gov:

  • Task Force meetings: Fridays, April 20, June15, August 17, October 19, December 21 (9–11 a.m.)
  • Steering Committee: Fridays, March 16, May 18, July 20, September 21, November 16 (9–11 a.m.)
  • Active Transportation & Outdoor Spaces Committee: Monday, March 12 (8:30–9:30 a.m.), and then every other Friday, starting on March 30 (also 8:30–9:30 a.m.).
  • Outreach, Advocacy & Communications Committee: Friday, April 6; Friday, May 11; and then every 3rd Friday, starting June 15 (all 8–9 a.m. in Seattle Municipal Tower 4070).
  • Social and Civic Participation Committee: Meetings alternate between the fourth Fridays (1.5 hours in length, at various community locations) and third Fridays (11 a.m.–12 p.m., following the full task force meeting at the Seattle Municipal Tower). Dates are March 23, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 27, August 17, September 28, October 19, November 23, and December 21.

Previous Events

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For Lifelong Recreation events, see their current catalog.

For additional events, you can also visit the Citywide Event Calendar and individual department calendars.