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 sales@captainsnautical.com

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