QUEEN ANNE BOOK CO. READINGS

Queen Anne Book Co. (1811 Queen Anne Ave. N.) will host QA author J.L. Brown (“Don’t Speak”), on Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m.; Shann Ray (“American Copper”), on Saturday, March 26, at 5 p.m. Information: (206) 284-2427

 

PIANIST TALMAN WELLE IN CONCERT

Magnolia pianist Talman Welle will perform in concert on Saturday, March 26, at 7 p.m. at the Steinway Piano Gallery of Seattle (1218 Third Ave.).

 

FOUNTAINHEAD GALLERY: 20 YEARS

Fountainhead Gallery (625 W. McGraw St.) is celebrating its 20th year with its “20 Springs” group exhibit, featuring work by new and established artists, through Saturday, March 26. Information: fountainheadgallery.com

 

MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP

The Magnolia Historical Society’s free spring Memoir Writing Workshop will take place April 2, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Magnolia Library (2801 34th Ave. W.). Includes instruction, gentle critique, supplies and resources Limited enrollment. Register by Sunday, March 27: (206) 284-2430

 

MAGNOLIA MANOR PARK OPEN HOUSE

The Friends of Magnolia Manor Park will have an open house meeting at Manor Park on April 2 about its Preferred Site Plan. It will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at the park (3500 28th Ave. W.). Information: www.magnoliamanorpark.org

 

QUEEN ANNE ART WALK

The Queen Anne Art Walk takes place April 2 (first Saturday) in the businesses along McGraw and Crockett streets between Sixth and Seventh avenues, from 4 to 7 p.m.

 

INTERBAY ARTWALK

The Interbay Artwalk takes place April 8 (second Friday), with various artists at Interbay Worklofts (1631 15th Ave. W.). Information: www.grayskygallery.com/#/artwalk

 

QUEEN ANNE MEANINGFUL MOVIES

Queen Anne Meaningful Movies will have its next screening on April 9 (second Saturday), starting at 7 p.m. at the Queen Anne United Methodist Church (1606 Fifth Ave. W.). Donation. Information: meaningfulmovies.org/neighborhoods/queen-anne

 

MAGNOLIA/QUEEN ANNE DISTRICT COUNCIL

The district council will meet next on April 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. (second Monday of each month, except August and November. Locations alternate between Magnolia and Queen Anne. Information: Laurie Ames, (206) 684-0320 or laurie.ames@seattle.gov

 

ALZHEIMER’S LGBT CAREGIVER GROUP

The Alzheimer’s Association hosts an LGBT caregiver support group on April 12 (second Tuesday), from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Uptown. Information: Jan Leonard, (206) 794-4047 or www.alzwa.org

 

FREE TAX PREPARATION, E-FILING

IRS-certified tax counselors will assist taxpayers in preparing and e-filing tax returns on Fridays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., through April 15, at the Magnolia Community Center (2550 34th Ave. W.). Appointment: (206) 386-4235. Also available on drop-in basis on Wednesdays, noon to 5 p.m., through April 13; and Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m., through April 16, at the Queen Anne Library (400 W. Garfield St.). No age or income restrictions; tax forms must be started one hour before closing.

 

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

The Alzheimer’s Association hosts a caregiver support group on April 19 (third Tuesday), from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Harrison St., Suite N200 (North Tower). Information: Linda Whiteside, (206) 529-3875 or www.alzwa.org

 

UPTOWN ART WALK

The Uptown Art Walk has a rotating group of merchants featuring artists and vendors, on the third Thursday of the month, from 6 to 8 p.m.; the next one takes place April 21. Information: www.uptownartwalk.org 

 

GREAT DECISIONS DISCUSSION GROUP

Great Decisions, a foreign policy discussion group, will meets every other Tuesday for eight free sessions, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. through May 31, at the Magnolia Library (2801 34th Ave. W.). Topics include Middle East alliances, ISIS, the Kurds, migration, the Koreas, the United Nations, climate change and Cuba and the United States. Information: Cathy Van Dyke, (206) 940-8168

 

YOGA FROM THE WEB

The Queen Anne Community Center (1901 First Ave. W.) is offering its new Yoga from the Web class, with instructional videos and more, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Information: (206) 386-4240

 

TOAST OF THE TOWN TOASTMASTERS

Toast of the Town Toastmasters meet on Thursdays to practice public speaking skills in a friendly and welcoming environment. The meetings take place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Queen Anne United Methodist Church (1606 Fifth Ave. W.). Information at www.toastofthetowntoastmasters.org

 

MAGNOLIA CARD AND BOARD GAME CLUB

The Magnolia Card and Board Game group meets every Monday, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Serendipity Café (3222 W. McGraw St.). Information: Judy, (206) 284-3911; Annette, (206) 285-3717

 

ROTARY CLUB OF MAGNOLIA

The group meets for lunch meetings at noon on Thursdays at Palisade restaurant (2601 W. Marina Place). Free parking available. Guest speakers at each meeting. Information: magnoliarotary.org

 

EMERALD CITY TOASTMASTERS

The Emerald City Toastmasters meet every Thursday at noon at the Belltown Community Center (415 Bell St.) to help people overcome their speaking fears and improve communication skills. Information: Kathleen Klein, (206) 781-2615; or tinyurl.com/aut+4u4

 

SENIOR INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE

The Magnolia Community Center (2550 34th Ave. W.) is offering Senior Intermediate Bridge (Party and Duplicate) on Wednesdays, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register/information: Janet Ray, (206) 300-8559


FOOT CARE THURSDAYS

The Ballard NW Senior Center (5429 32nd Ave. N.W.) has a foot-care specialist providing care on Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For an appointment, call (206) 297-0403.


FREE ESL LESSONS

Free, individual ESL lessons are available, with flexible scheduling. Information: Delores, (206) 323-3625