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Boats afloat

The non-profit NW Yacht Brokers Association is hosting our 34th annual Boats Afloat Show on South Lake Union September 12-16th.  Nearly 200 vessels will be on display. From cabin cruisers to sailboats, trawlers to mega yachts there is a boat for every captain at our docks.  For more information go to


Free Documentary Screening

Magnolia United Church of Christ will be screening  Race to Nowhere on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 7:00 pm.  This award-winning documentary highlights the unintended consequences of our pressure-cooker culture and education system.  An eye-opening call to action, the film challenges current assumptions about how to best prepare young people for the future.  The film will be screened in Pilgrim Hall (enter from Eastmont) at Magnolia UCC, 3555 W. McGraw.  Questions, call 206-283-1788 or 


Community Breakfast

Saturday, July 28th, 9am-11am
Enjoy a full pancake breakfast at the Ballard NW Senior Center, 5429 32nd Ave. NW.  The meal will include mouthwatering pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, and your choice of coffee, juice, or tea. Afterwards you can enjoy a game of billiards, ping pong, and more. Our computer lab will also be open. $5 per person and $3 for children (6 and under).

Bridge Group - FREE
Mondays, 12:30pm-3:30pm
Grab a friend and join in! Bridge is a trick-taking card game played by four players in two competing partnerships. Each group of four individuals sit around a square card table, with the partners facing each other. Ballard Senior Center, 5429 32nd ave. NW.

Current Events Group - FREE

2nd & 4th Tuesdays 10:30am
The group decides the topic and how the discussion will run. All inquiring and open minds are welcome. This is a FREE group. Ballard Senior Center, 5429 32nd Ave. NW.

Caregivers Group - FREE

Every 2nd and 4th Mondays, 12:30-2:00pm
Are you caring for someone with dementia, Alzheimer’s or other memory impairment issues?  Come talk about your experience with others in the same situation. Ballard Senior Center, 5429 32nd Ave. NW.

Learn about Sustainable Magnolia

Concerned about the quality of life in your community? Or sustainability and future resources? Sustainable Magnolia (non-profit 2008) has a mission to educate and actively engage neighbors. Contact for more information.

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 or visit     

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  
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 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Uptown Espresso in Magnolia, at 3223 West McGraw St.  Just join us, or for more information call Judy at 206-284-3911 or Annette at 206-285-3711.

Seeking Magnolia p-patch gardeners
Interested in gardening at Magnolia’s first  p-patch at Manor Park on 28th West? Plots are assigned by hours donated to making it happen. Construction date 2012. Volunteer now by contacting Susan Casey at 282-3583 or . Up to 30 plots are on a first come first serve basis. Join the new Magnolia p-patch community in planning and breaking ground.

Magnolia Girl Scouts
Interested in community service, camping, leadership? Come join our Girl Scout Troop. We are a Father run troop that focuses on Outdoor Skills and Service Projects.  Moms are welcome to participate and lead also. For more information, call 206-696-3434,

Spanish Conversation
Hola. The Spanish Conversation Group meets in the Magnolia library on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, from 5:30 to 6:30  pm. We are a small group with varying levels of ability. Bienvenidos a todos. Call 285-4290 for more information.

Picture Perfect Queen Anne is
looking for people who work or reside on Queen Anne to join its Board. PPQA works with other community organizations and city government to enhance the public streetscape of the hilltop retail core of Queen Anne Avenue N.  For further information, please visit: Interested? Please send an e-mail to Margaret Okamoto at

Bridge players needed
The Magnolia Community Center Bridge Club meets from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., every Wednesday at the Magnolia Community Center, 2550 34th Ave. W.  Call Janet Ray at 300-8559 for more information.  

Ballard Senior Center
Ballard NW Senior Center will be introducing a variety of new classes in the coming weeks. The program offers many free classes for seniors. For more information, call me at (206) 297-0403.

Alzheimer’s Association
support 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.