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Monthly senior-centered discussion group at the Green Lake Library

The Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans is hosting a senior-centered discussion group on the fourth Thursday of every month, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., at the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N). Join us as we create a space for discussion of topics that can range from transportation issues to health care to impact of budget cuts in our state and issues in our lives! Let’s meet and discover what we all have in common and what we can create together! The next meeting, on Thursday, April 26, 2012, will be focused on health care, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act. All seniors…

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Older adults invited to join the Sound Steps Walking Program at Green Lake Park

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Lifelong Recreation Sound Steps Walking Program is hosting a 5k/10k walk around the Green Lake Loop on Saturday, April 21, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – noon. The event will feature a marimba band, snacks and prizes. There is a $15 suggested donation. The purpose of the Sound Steps Walking Program is “to increase physical activity and social connection by working with people age 50 and older in a member-directed community walking program that is accessible and welcoming to all.” For more information or to register, email sound.steps [at] seattle.gov or call Mari at (206) 684-4664. Thanks for the tip, Barbara!

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Lifetime Learning Center holding an open house on March 29

The Lifetime Learning Center (520 NE Ravenna Blvd) will be holding an open house on Thursday, March 29, 2012, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Attendees will be able to meet some of the center’s instructors, see the facility, and hear summaries of the upcoming Spring Quarter classes. Kay Parker, volunteer at the Lifetime Learning Center, shares the following information: What is Lifetime Learning Center? It is a 35 year old non-profit educational institution offering day-time college level non-credit classes for adults of all ages. Our classes are taught by a faculty of retired educators and volunteer instructors. We offer around 30 courses per quarter and they include…

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Discussion group for seniors at the Green Lake Library

The Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans (PSARA ) is hosting a discussion group for seniors at the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N) on Thursday, March 22 and Thursday, April 26, 2012, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Join us as we create a space for discussion of topics that can range from transportation issues to health care to impact of budget cuts in our state and issues in our lives! Let’s meet and discover what we all have in common and what we can create together! All seniors and near-seniors are welcome. For more information, contact Susan Levy at sjlevy.01 [at] gmail.com.

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Lifetime Learning Center’s winter quarter begins January 9; open house is this Thursday

The Lifetime Learning Center‘s Winter Quarter begins Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 and runs for eight weeks. The Lifetime Learning Center is located in the John Marshall High School building (520 NE Ravenna Blvd). The center offers daytime college-level non-credit classes for adults of all ages. Classes are taught by a faculty of retired educators and volunteer instructors. Class offerings include: Shakespeare’s Macbeth; Howard Hawks Film Review; Ancient Near East History; Mann’s The Magic Mountain; A Layman’s Introduction to Economics for Voters; and 20th Century History. Tuition for an eight week course is typically $30. Weekly classes are offered Monday through Thursday. There will be an open house on Thursday, Jan. 5,…

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