Events

Age Friendly Coalition for Seattle and County

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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. For more information, click here.

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

Age Friendly Seattle Virtual Events

Out of an abundance of caution, Age Friendly Seattle events will occur online (live and/or recorded) until it is safe for older people and anyone with a compromised immune system to attend indoor events in person.

Following is information about our monthly Civic Coffee and special events, when scheduled. For information about past events, scroll down to Previous Events. 

Civic Coffee

Age Friendly Seattle Civic Coffee logoAge Friendly Seattle's Civic Coffee is a monthly event where older people can meet community leaders and local  government officials, ask questions and provide feedback. A wide range of issues, programs and services are presented and discussed in a panel format. See Previous Events, below, for topics covered over the years.

Civic Coffee takes place on the fourth Thursday of each month, from 10:30-12 noon Pacific Time (90 minutes) with some exceptions. Interpretation is offered by advance request (via agefriendly@seattle.gov). Visit our Virtual Events access page for topics and to join online, by phone or in-person (coming soon), or to download event flyers in multiple languages. 

Welcome, Seattle Public Library!

We welcome The Seattle Public Library as a co-sponsor of our Civic Coffees in 2022!   

Coming up!

Information about upcoming programs can be found on the Aging and Disability Services event calendar and the Age Friendly Seattle Facebook events page.

  • Thursday, September 15, 2022—Civic Coffee: Creative Aging will feature a panel discussion about art and its power to enhance quality of life and nurture overall well-being of older adults and their caregivers. Join us online at bit.ly/AgeFriendlyLiveand in person at the Central Seattle Public Library (Floor 4 Room 2).
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022—Civic Coffee: World Food Day. Join us online at bit.ly/AgeFriendlyLiveand in person at the Central Seattle Public Library (Floor 4 Room 2).

For more information, e-mail agefriendly@seattle.gov.

Close to Home: Stories of Health, Tech & Resilience

"Close to Home: Stories of Health, Tech and Resilience" was a series of online events presented by Age Friendly Seattle and The Seattle Public Library during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020–December 2021) that featured information and resources for older people, caregivers, and their families. For information on past programs, see the playlist on our YouTube channel or Previous Events, below. For more information, e-mail agefriendly@seattle.gov.

AgeWise TV on the Seattle Channel

AgeWise TV programming on the Seattle Channel

AgeWise TV was a series of programs designed for older people featured on the Seattle Channel (Channel 21 on Comcast). AgeWise TV first aired on June 25, 2020. AgeWise TV was the brainchild of Pike Market Senior Center staff and developed through community collaboration.

Each one-hour program features lifelong learning and physical activities to help older viewers stay connected and stay healthy during the COVID quarantine. To watch AgeWise episodes, visit the AgeWise TV homepage.

For Your Calendar

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.