LAWTON SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Lawton Elementary School (4000 27th Ave. W.) will have its evening open house on Wednesday, Feb. 26, starting at 6 p.m. Information: (206) 252-2130

McCLURE OPEN HOUSE, TOUR

McClure Middle School (1915 First Ave. W.) will have its open house and tour on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Incoming sixth-graders and their parents are involved to learn more about its programs and meet staff. Information: (206) 252-1900

“MIXED BLESSINGS” READING

Magnolia authors Harriet Cannon and Rhoda Berlin will read from their book, “Mixed Blessings: A Guide to Multicultural and Multiethnic Relationships,” on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Third Place Books (6504 20th Ave. N.E.) in Ravenna. Information: www.mixed-blessings.com

McCLURE MIDDLE SCHOOL REUNION

McClure Middle School alumni from the 1960s are invited to share their memories in celebration of the school’s 50th anniversary in April. Information: Eric Hanson, 285-4920 or erichanson@q.com 

ECLECTIC ART OF KRISTOL JONES

The Magnolia United Church of Christ (3555 W. McGraw St.) will showcase Kristol Jones’ mixed-media art, which she creates with found objects, through March 4. Information: www.magnoliaucc.org

JOHN HAY SCHOOL TOURS

John Hay Elementary School (201 Garfield St.) will have a school tour for prospective incoming kindergartners and their families on Tuesday, March 4, from 9:35 to 11 a.m. Information: (206) 252-2100 

HELPLINE ANNUAL MEETING

The Queen Anne Helpline will have its annual meeting on March 11 at 7:30 a.m. at the Helpline office (311 W. McGraw St.). The meeting is open to the public. Information: www.QueenAnneHelpline.org 

CHERUB CHOIR

The Queen Anne Lutheran Church (2400 Eighth Ave. W.) is seeking 5- to 7-year-olds through March to join its Cherub Choir, which will perform at a regular church service once every few months. Rehearsals take place Wednesdays from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. Information: Arletta Anderson, (206) 284-1960 or ajp724@comcast.net 

FREE TAX PREP AND E-FILING

AARP-certified counselors will assist taxpayers in preparing and e-filing tax returns on Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., through April 11 at the Magnolia Community Center (2550 34th Ave. W.). No age or income restrictions. Drop-in assistance also available at Queen Anne Library (400 W. Garfield St.) on Wednesdays, from 1 to 5 p.m., through April 9. Appointment: (206) 386-4235 (Magnolia only)

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: March 8), 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.