MAGNOLIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Magnolia Historical Society seeks people wanting to make more Magnolia memories. New board members are sought for meeting once a month to plan events, write articles and promote Magnolia’s history and history books. History buffs encouraged, but no experience needed. The group does not meet in the summer months. Information: (206) 284-2430 or Jeff Cunningham, email@example.com
McClure Middle School (1915 First Ave. W.) will have Turkey Bingo on Nov. 20, with bingo proceeds benefiting the school’s Community Learning Center and a food drive to benefit Queen Anne Food Bank. Information: (206) 252-1900
LAWTON PLAYGROUND DESIGN MEETING
Community members are invited to help design the new Lawton Elementary School playground on Friday, Nov. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the school commons (4000 27th Ave. W.). Information: www.facebook.com/LawtonCommunityPlayground
AUTHOR CHRISTOPHER KELLY
Christopher Kelly will sign copies of his book, “America Invades: How We’ve Invaded or Been Militarily Involved with Almost Every Country on Earth,” on Friday, Nov. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Magnolia’s Bookstore (3206 W. McGraw St.). Information: www.magnoliasbookstore.com
UNITED INDIANS ART MART
Daybreak Star (5011 Bernie Whitebear Way) in Discovery Park will host the annual United Indians art mart on Saturdays, Nov. 22 and Dec. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission; proceeds benefit United Indians of All Tribes Foundation’s elder meals and community programs.
COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Queen Anne Boy Scout Troop 70 is sponsoring a community blood drive on Nov. 29 at the Queen Anne United Methodist Church (1606 Fifth Ave. W.), from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointment: www.psbc.org (select “BSA Troop 70 – Queen Anne Community” blood drive. Information: Jim Grane, (206) 282-6861.
PATTY CHRISTIE’S PAINTINGS
Magnolia United Church of Christ (3555 W. McGraw St.) will showcase the ethereal paintings of Patti Christie through Nov. 30. Information: (206) 283-1788 or www.magnoliaucc.org
KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION NIGHT
Our Lady of Fatima School (3301 W. Dravus St.) will have a Kindergarten Information Night for families of kindergartners entering in fall 2015. It will take place Dec. 1, from 7 to 9 p.m. Information: (206) 283-7031
QUEEN ANNE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
The Queen Anne Community Council will meet next on Dec. 3 (first Wednesday), from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St.). Information: queenannecc.blogspot.com
MAGNOLIA/QUEEN ANNE DISTRICT COUNCIL
The district council will meet next on Dec. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. (second Monday of each month, except August and November). Locations alternate between Magnolia and Queen Anne. Information: Lauren, firstname.lastname@example.org
UPTOWN ALLIANCE MEETING
The Uptown Alliance will meet on Jan. 8 (second Thursday every other month). The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Expo Building’s community room (100 Republican St.).
MAGNOLIA COMMUNITY COUNCIL
The Magnolia Community Council will meet next on Jan. 8 (second Thursday in January, March, May, September through November), from 7 to 9 p.m. at Blaine K-8 School (2550 34th Ave. W.) Information: magnoliacommunityclub.org
UPTOWN ART WALK
The free Uptown Art Walk features a rotating group of merchants, on the third Wednesday of each month, from 3 to 8 p.m. The next event takes place —. Information: uptownartwalk.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
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
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
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