Events

Current Events

For previous events, scroll toward the bottom of this page.

  • Age Friendly Seattle Coffee Hour—Thursday, July 18 (10-11 a.m.) at the Central Building, features Cathy Knight, director of Aging and Disability Services, and Dick Woo, vice-chair of the Seattle-King County Advisory Council on Aging & Disability Services. This event will be broadcast on Facebook Live at the time of the event. Note: This event doubles as a public hearing for Aging and Disability Services' draft four-year Area Plan. For information about the planning process and how to submit comments and ideas, click here.
  • Age Friendly Seattle Anniversary (July 26)—The City of Seattle joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities on July 26, 2016.
  • ADA Anniversary (July 26)—The federal civil right legislation known as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Learn more at www.adaanniversary.org.
  • Seattle Night Out—Tuesday, August 6, 2019
  • Age Friendly Seattle Coffee Hour—Thursday, August 15 (10-11 a.m.) at the Central Building, features Vicky Yuki and Seferiana Day from Seattle IT's Community Technology Program.     
  • Grandparents Day—Sunday, September 8, 2019: Save the date! The Mayor's Councill on African American Elders is planning an event from 2-4 p.m. at the Northwest African American Museum (2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle). Details soon.  
  • Age Friendly Seattle Coffee Hour—Thursday, September 19
  • International Day of Older Persons—October 1, 2019
  • Age Friendly Seattle Coffee Hour—Thursday, October 17
  • National Family Caregivers Month—November
  • Legacy of Love African American Caregivers Forum—Saturday, November 9 (9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) at Embassy Suites by Hilton (15920 W Valley Hwy, Tukwila, WA 98188). FREE to attend but pre-registration is required. See forum webpage for more information.
  • Age Friendly Seattle Coffee Hour—Thursday, November 21

Age Friendly Coalition for Seattle and King County

This countywide community-based Age Friendly Coalition (formerly "task force") supports implementation of Age Friendly Seattle and is available to assist suburban cities and communities in launching age-friendly initiatives. The coalition and its steering committee meet on alternate months, third Fridays. Four additional committees meet on their own schedules—Active Transportation & Outdoor Spaces; Housing; Outreach, Advocacy & Communications; and Social & Civic Participation.

All meetings are "open table." Please join us! For meeting information, click here.

The Age Friendly Coalition and its committees are supported by the Age Friendly Seattle team. Questions? E-mail agefriendly@seattle.gov.

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.