Ladies Night at Chocolopolis on Upper Queen Anne!
This is an Evening of FREE chocolate tasting, compliments of George Andrade of Edward Jones, 313 W. McGraw St. (206) 285-3727. Sunday, Oct. 24 from 6-8 p.m. For details and to reserve your seat, call Lisa at (206) 285-3727.
Stand-up comedy at Seattle's Comedy Underground
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 8:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Proceeds go to the ACLU of Washington. Often political and always hilarious, each week Non-Profit Comedy at www.nonprofitcomedy.com produces a night of stand-up comedy where proceeds are donated to various local organizations. Open to all ages, but always a free speech zone. Info at www.aclu-wa.org. 109 S. Washington St. in Occidental Park.
The ARC Dance Company
is hosting its annual benefit bash performance and reception at ARC Dance Space - 9250 14th Ave. N.W. at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 23. Tickets are $50 Adult; $25 Student includes performance and reception. 206-352-0798 or www.arcdance.org.
Celebrate red ribbon week!
The Church of Scientology is celebrating National Red Ribbon Week, 6-8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 25 at the church's Queen Anne location at 300 W. Harrison St. Special guest speaker is Terrie Johnston, SPD Crime Prevention Coordinator. For more information contact Ann at 206-284-0604.
Call for Artists
The Magnolia Historical Society is seeking proposals for some type of historically significant installation, photo exhibit, mural or artistic work of your choice/media to be done by April and installed in a public space commemorating some part of Magnolia's history. This will also commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Society. Call 206-284-2430 to get proposal application/information or discuss your ideas and suggestions. Monica/Jon Wooton 206-284-2430. For fun: www.magnoliahistoricalsociety.org
Queen Anne Helpline's Annual Gala
is from 6:30-10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Ackerly Room of the Pacific Science Center. For tickets, visit www.queenannehelpline.org.
Queen Anne Community Blood Drive
Queen Anne Boy Scout Troop 70 is sponsoring a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Queen Anne United Methodist Church at 1606 5th Ave. W. (next to the Queen Anne Library). To schedule an appointment visit www.psbc.org/programs/drive.or if you need assistance registering, please contact Jim Grane at 206-282-6861.
Nordic Heritage Museum
is having its annual Christmas Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 20-21. The festival is at 3014 N.W. 67th St.
Uptown Stroll Art in the Bank
Works of 31 artists and the 3 jurors will be on display in Bank of America (100 W. Mercer) until Nov. 18. Come on down and enjoy. Kathy/Keith Biever 206-283-9047
Author Paul Harding to read
Author Paul Harding will read from his Pulitzer Prize-winning debut novel, "Tinkers," from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Microsoft Auditorium, Level 1.
Beginning yoga class
Tuesdays 5:15 p.m. and Thursdays 2:45 p.m. at Fitness by Design, 3139 W. Government Way. New students welcome as we stretch, strengthen and feel good all over. Call for more info: (206) 841-1965.
Ballard NW Senior Center Activities
The classes will be held on the first three Thursdays of each month at 1 p.m. Come learn how to use Word, e-mail, and all the basics that you need to successfully operate a computer. This will be a very flexible class. There is a limit of six people and it cost $5 per class.
-Learn Falun Dafa
Join Matthew for this new class to help with relaxation and flexibility on Wednesdays at 1:15 p.m.
-Free classic movies
Free movie matinees at the Center every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Bring a friend and have a relaxing afternoon.
Learn to row
Seattle Rowing Center, an organization focused on developing the future one stroke at a time, has opened its doors on the north side of Queen Anne at 1116 West Ewing Street. 206.216.2255 or email email@example.com
New Yoga Classes
Beginning yoga classes are being held on Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. and Thursdays at 2:45 p.m. at Fitness by Design, 3139 W. Government Way, Magnolia. New students are welcome as we stretch, strengthen and feel good all over. Call for more info: 206 841-1965.
Bayview Retirement Community
The facility is seeking a volunteer choir director for its Chapel Choir, made up of BRC residents, which has sung at BRC's Sunday evening Vespers (a Christian worship service) for approximately 20 years. Weekly services resume in September (choir sings September through May.) If interested, please contact Rev. Jan Anderson, Dept. of Pastoral Services, Bayview Retirement Community, 11 West Aloha St. 206-281-5749 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ballard NW Senior Center events
FREE Wednesday Night at the Movies every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Suggested donation $2.
Current Events Group
10:30 a.m., second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Stay on top of the news. Discus the latest articles in the newspapers or the latest reports on television.
Life: "A maze or Amazing" Group
12:45 p.m., first and third Monday of each month. Do life's twists and turns have you in knots? This could be the group for you. Come get involved! Visit www.ballardseniorcenter.org to learn more.
State Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson
is inviting 36th District constituents to take part in her weekly Coffee Hour with Mary Lou, Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Phinney Starbucks at 317 N. 67th St.
Magnolia Chamber General Meeting
meets the fourth Tuesday, 6:15 p.m., every month except August. Location and topic tba. Watch for it at www.magnoliachamber.org
Bridge players needed
The Magnolia Community Center Bridge Club meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., every Wednesday at the Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W. Bring your own lunch. Call Janet Ray at 300-8559 for more information.
Volunteer tutors needed
No experience necessary! Training provided! Successful Schools in Action (SSIA), 206-378-0797 or FloMinehan@SchoolsInAction.org.
meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Church of the Ascension, 2330 Viewmont Way W. 587-2838; and 7:30 p.m. Fridays, St. Anne's Church, 1411 First Ave. W. and Lee St. 206-587-2838.
meets at noon Mondays, at First Free Methodist Church, 3200 Third Ave. W. 206-625-0000.
Saving for College
You can guarantee your child's college tuition with Washington's Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Program. Call 1-800-955-2318 or visit get.wa.gov.
Parks and recreation starting
Spring adult sports leagues are getting started soon. For more information about our adult leagues, contact Antoinette Daniel, Recreation Program coordinator at 684-7092, or email Antoinette.email@example.com.
Magnolia Book Club meets
Starting at 6:15 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W. For more information e-mail Kacey at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.readinginmagnolia.wordpress.com.
Seattle Milk Fund (SMF)
SMF is an organization that empowers families to achieve self-sufficiency. Make new friends as you help people in need. Call Paula at 206-283-9880 for details.
Circle of Healing from Abuse
an adult group for healing from partner or parental abuse - meets Tuesdays in Queen Anne. 206-428-8512.
The Seattle SeaChordsmen Barbershop Chorus
The Queen Anne a cappella barbershop singing group will be meeting at 7:30 p.m., every Monday at the Queen Anne Baptist Church, 2011 First Ave. N. Entrance via the alley. Visit www.seachordsmen.org or call 206-370-4085 for more information.
Scout Troops need new members
Are you a boy between the age of 11 and 18, enjoy outdoor activities and like to learn new skills while making friends?
If so, Queen Anne Boy Scout Troop 70 wants you! Visit us at www.QATroop70.org or call Jim Grane at 282-6861 or Lisa Walker
at 286-3108. Come join in the adventure!
wants you to "Get Off The Hill." Where on Queen Anne can you canoe 70 miles, raft for 3 days or sleep in a snow cave? See www.troop72Seattle.org for photos, videos and information about joining scouts, or call Scoutmaster David Rice at 206-284-7999.
is recruiting for new scouts ages 11 to 18. For more information contact Scoutmaster Tom McKoy 206-284-9076.
The Spanish Conversation Group
meets at the Magnolia Library on the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. 206-283-2224. Bienvenidos.
Magnolia Community Club
The board meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month (except August and December), 7-9 p.m. at the Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W.
Want to volunteer somewhere?
The Volunteers of America is always looking for volunteers and donations. The organization's Senior Companion Program provides quality home care for seniors and disabled adults. 206-329-0515.
Queen Anne Senior Community Bridge
meets 2-4 p.m., Mondays at 800 Fourth Ave. N. Part of Merrill Gardens. Take Bus 4 & 5 Greenwood bus or park one block away at Fifth and Valley streets. Walk-ins welcome. 206-523-8673 or 206-829-8036.
Thundering 36th District Democrats
The organization meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Phinney Neighborhood Community Hall (Brick Building 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Call 206-784-7665 or www.36th.org.
Volunteer tutors needed at Lawton
Reading, writing and math tutors are needed at Lawton Elementary School at 4000 27th Ave. W. Call Suzy Minto at 252-2172, or visit our Web site at www.orgsites.com/wa/lawtonvolunteers.
A support group
sponsored by Alzheimer's Association will be held 7-8:30 p.m., on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Magnolia United Church of Christ, 3555 W.
McGraw St. 206-284-4508 or www.alzwa.org.
Queen Anne Helpline board meets
on the second Tuesday of each month at the Helpline office at 7:30 a.m. The Helpline office is at 311 W. McGraw. 206-282-1540.
The Magnolia Circle
The group offers pet bereavement support to anyone needing it. The Circle meets at 2:30 p.m., every third Saturday of every month in the Dunes Room of the Magnolia Community Center at 2550 34th Ave. W. Call 206-369-6666 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
Seattle Area Rotary Clubs
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