PARKS DISTRICT FORUM
The Magnolia Community Council and the League of Women Voters are hosting a forum on the proposed Metropolitan Parks District on Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m. at Catharine Blaine K-8 School (2550 34th Ave. W.).
NW SEAPORT CHANTEY SING
English cowboy Brian Maskew will lead a sing-along of sea chanteys and other sea songs at Immanuel Lutheran Church (1215 Thomas St.) on Friday, June 13. at 1:30 p.m. Free admission. Information: www.nwseaport.org or (206) 447-9800
QUEEN ANNE MODERN TOURS
The Queen Anne Historical Society will offer its Queen Anne Modern tour of two mid-century buildings and five homes on Saturday, June 14, from 2 to 6 p.m., starting at Canlis (2576 Aurora Ave. N.). A bike tour will start from the Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Ave. N.) at 1:30 p.m. Tickets/information: www.qahistory.org/events.html
AN EVENING WITH GILBERT & SULLIVAN
The cast members of the Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society will preview selections from its upcoming production of “The Mikado” on Saturday, June 14. The presentation will take place at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension (2330 Viewpoint Way W.), starting at 7:30 p.m. $10 donation suggested.
MAGNETIC COMPASS AND NAUTICAL CHARTS SEMINAR
Captain’s Nautical Supplies (2500 15th Ave. W.) is hosting a free seminar on the magnetic compass and the nautical chart on Wednesday, June 18, starting at 6 p.m. A presentation about boat financing is also included. Information: (206) 283-7242 or firstname.lastname@example.org
QUEEN ANNE CHAMBER LUNCHEON
The Queen Anne Chamber will have its networking luncheon of “shameless self-promotion” on June 19, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Best Western Plus Executive Inn (200 Taylor Ave. N.). Register: www.queenannechamber.org
FREE SCHUBERT CONCERT
Magnolia Presbyterian Church (3051 28th Ave. W.) will present a free recital of “Schubert Songs Sung in New English Translations,” featuring music director John Obourn and pianist Wayne Johnson. The concert will take place June 27 at 7 p.m.
“WHERE THE WATER BEGINS” WORKSHOP
King Conservation District will present a free workshop on June 28 on protecting and managing property on marine shorelines and bluffs at the Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center (3801 Discovery Park Blvd.) and beach. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an optional field trip from 1 to 3 p.m. Register: (425) 282-1949
QUEEN ANNE SOCCER CLUB REGISTRATION
Early bird registration is open until July 1 for the Queen Anne Soccer Club. Players entering grades kindergarten through 12th grade are invited. Information: www.qasoccer.org
QUEEN ANNE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
The Queen Anne Community Council will meet next on July 2 (first Wednesday), from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St.). Information: queenannecc.blogspot.com
UPTOWN ALLIANCE MEETING
The Uptown Alliance will meet on July 10 (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 Sept. 11 (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
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 second Saturday of each month (next meeting: May 10), from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at 100 W. Harrison St., North Tower, Suite 200. Information: Hana Binder, (240) 751-8388
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