UPTOWN URBAN DESIGN FRAMEWORK

The Uptown neighborhood is starting its planning process for growth and development through the city’s Department of Planning and Development. Its first meeting will take place Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Seattle Center Pavilion. Information: www.seattle.gov/dpd/cityplanning/completeprojectslist/uptown 

QA PARKS COMMITTEE MEETING

The Queen Anne Community Council’s Parks Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St.), to elect a committee chair and answer any concerns about parks. Information: Don Harper, (206) 281-9018.

POST-ELECTION ANALYSIS FUND-RAISER

Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles will host her 20th-annual Post-Election Analysis Fund-raiser and the 12th-annual 36th District Democrats’ silent auction on Nov. 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Hale’s Ales (4301 Leary Way N.W.). Seattle Center director Robert Nellams will moderate the analysis portion of the event. Donations welcome. Register: McKenna Hartman, (206) 971-6730 

THE ART AND POETRY OF DYLAN KUEHL

Dylan Kuehl, an advocate for himself and others with disabilities, will display his artwork and poetry at Magnolia United Church of Christ (3555 W. McGraw St.), through Nov. 14. Information: www.magnoliaucc.org or (206) 283-1788

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS’ ACTIVISM

Crone of Puget Sound: Women Growing Older with Power, Passion and Purpose will present a program on the League of Women Voters’ activism, on Nov. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Queen Anne Lutheran Church (2400 Eighth Ave. W.) Information: Rollie, (206) 729-1013

BUILDING HOMES IN EL SALVADOR

The Magnolia Library (2801 34th Ave. W.) will host local residents Dori Gillam and Jessie Strauss on Nov. 17 at 3:45 p.m. as they show slides of their recent Habitat for Humanity trip to El Salvador. Information: (206) 286-8727

MAGNOLIA CHAMBER MEETING

The Magnolia Chamber of Commerce will have a general meeting on Nov. 19, from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., at Umpqua Bank (2236 32nd Ave. W.). The public is welcome as the chamber votes for its 2013 board members and the 2012 Business Person of the Year. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Information: (206) 284-5836

CONVERSATIONS AT THE WELL

Queen Anne United Methodist Church (1606 Fifth Ave. W.) continues “The Well: A Gathering Place for Conversation” with Rabbi Michael Lerner, at 7 p.m. on Nov. 19. Information: qaumc.org

QUEEN ANNE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Queen Anne Historical Society will have a special meeting on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at Bethany Presbyterian Church (1818 Queen Anne Ave. N.), about the church’s seismic retrofitting in 2011. The meeting also will include the election of Sheri Olson to the board. Information: www.qahistory.org

WRITING MEMOIR WORKSHOP

The Magnolia Historical Society will present its fall writing workshop on Nov. 23, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Magnolia Library (2801 34th Ave. W.). Space limited. Register: (206) 284-2430

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

The Alzheimer’s Association has a free support group for those who are caring for people with memory loss. Participants will receive information on care management, available services and current research and treatment options. The support group will take place the first Tuesday of each month (next meeting: Dec. 3), from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 100 W. Harrison St., North Tower, Suite 200. Information: Anne Ihnen, (206) 748-9640 

ROTARY CLUB OF MAGNOLIA

The group now meets for lunch meetings at noon on Thursdays at the Seattle Yacht Club Elliott Bay Outstation (2601 W. Marina Place) near Maggie Bluffs. Free parking available. Great speakers at each meeting. Information: magnoliarotary.org.

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

MAGNOLIA SCRABBLE AND GAME CLUB

Scrabble Club meets on the first and third Mondays of every month, and a general board-and-card-games group meets on the second, fourth and fifth Mondays of every month, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Serendipity Café, 3222 W. McGraw St. Information: Judy, (206) 284-3911; Annette, (206) 285-3717 

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. 

EMERALD CITY TOASTMASTERS

The Emerald City Toastmasters meet every Thursday at noon at 415 Bell St. to help people overcome their speaking fears and improve communication skills. Information: Kathleen Klein, (206) 781-2615; or tinyurl.com/3aut4u4