Events

Current Events

Previous Events are listed at the bottom of the page.

  • Coffee Hour: King County Metro Transit Instruction Program—Thursday, June 21 (10–11 a.m.) at The Central Building (810 3rd Avenue, Seattle)
  • Memory Sunday—Sunday, June 24 at Emerald City Bible Fellowship Church (7728 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118), First AME Church (1522 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122), and Mount Zion Baptist Church (1634 19th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122). 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).
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, June 26 (12 noon–1 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! The June topic is Communication & Information. Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! Read about the topic in Northwest Prime Time. Open the flyer for more information, or visit our Facebook event page.
  • Lunch 'n Learn: Coordinated Response to Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation—Tuesday, July 12 (12–1:30 p.m.) at Seattle City Council Chamber (Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, Seattle). Councilmember Sally Bagshaw is hosting a public forum on the physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elders; coordinated response by the Seattle Human Services Department, Seattle Fire Department, and Seattle Police Department; and partnerships with the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Adult Protective Services, and community advocates. Free and open to the public, the forum can also be watched live on The Seattle Channel. See our Facebook event page, too. 
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, July 17 (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! July topic: Social Particiption. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • 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.
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, August 21 (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! August topic: Outdoor Spaces & Buildings. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • 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.

  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Thursday, September 20 (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! September topic: Respect & Social Inclusion. More information will be posted here in the near future. [Note the change in day of the week.]
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, October 16 (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! October topic: Civic Participation & Employment. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • "Legacy of Love" 2018 African American Caregiver Forum—Saturday, November 10 (10 a.m.–3 p.m.) at Southcenter Doubletree Hotel (16500 Southcenter Pkwy, Seattle). Coordinated by the Mayor’s Council on African American Elders and Aging and Disability Services—the Area Agency on Aging for Seattle and King County—Age Friendly Seattle is a co-sponsor of this event.

  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, November 20 (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! November topic: Community & Health Services. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, December 18 (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! December topic: Transportation. More information will be posted here in the near future.

Age Friendly Coalition for Seattle and King County

Our community-based coalition (formerly "task force") supports implementation of the Age Friendly Seattle initiative and is available to assist suburban cities and towns in becoming age-friendly communities. The coalition and its steering committee meet on alternate months, third Fridays. Four additional committees meet on their own schedules. For agendas, meeting locations, and other information, e-mail agefriendly@seattle.gov:

  • Coalition meetings: Fridays, June15, August 17, October 19, December 21 (9–11 a.m.)
  • Steering Committee: Fridays, July 20, September 21, November 16 (9–11 a.m.)
  • Active Transportation & Outdoor Spaces Committee: Every other Friday, starting on March 30 (8:30–9:30 a.m.).
  • Housing Committee: TBA
  • Outreach, Advocacy & Communications Committee: 3rd Fridays, 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). Upcoming dates are 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.