COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Queen Anne Boy Scout Troop 70 is sponsoring a community blood drive on Saturday, July 26, at 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”); information: Jim Grane, (206) 282-6861 

MAGNOLIA BOOK SALE

The Church of the Ascension (2330 Viewmont Way W.) will have its annual used-book sale on Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds go to charities. Book donations accepted Monday, July 28, through July 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the church. Information: (206) 284-0206

QUEEN ANNE COMMUNITY COUNCIL

The Queen Anne Community Council will meet next on Aug. 6 (first Wednesday), from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St.). Information: queenannecc.blogspot.com

QUEEN ANNE HIGH SCHOOL REUNION

Queen Anne High School’s Class of 1974 will have its 40th-year reunion on Aug. 23, from 6 to 11:30 p.m. on the 100 level of the Space Needle. Information/tickets: www.QAGrizzlies.org (under “Class Reunions”) 

MAGNOLIA/QUEEN ANNE DISTRICT COUNCIL

The district council will meet next on Sept. 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, lauren.balter@gmail.com

QACC PARKS COMMITTEE        

The Queen Anne Community Council’s Parks Committee will meet next on Sept. 9. For questions that cannot wait until then, call Don Harper (206-281-9018).

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 

UPTOWN ALLIANCE MEETING

The Uptown Alliance will meet on Sept. 11 (second Thursday every other month) to discuss the Urban Design Framework charrette, incentive zoning and parklet planning. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Expo Building’s community room (100 Republican St.). 

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