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 email@example.com
HELPLINE ANNUAL MEETING
The Queen Anne Helpline will have its annual meeting on Tuesday, 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
QACC PARKS COMMITTEE MEETING
The Queen Anne Community Council’s Parks Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m., to discuss the results of the Decision Agenda. It will take place at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St.); sign in at the front desk. Information: Don Harper, (206) 281-9018
JOINT COUNCILS MEETING
The Queen Anne Community Council and the Magnolia Community Club will have a joint meeting on Thursday, March 13, to discuss bus-service cuts in the neighborhoods. The meeting will take place at Catharine Blaine School (2550 34th Ave. W.), from 7 to 9 p.m.
K-12 PANEL DISCUSSION
Coe Elementary School (2424 Seventh Ave. W.) will host a panel discussion on “Mindfulness Education in K-12 Schools” on March 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Donations to benefit Food for Kids and Operation School Bell Program. Reservations by March 14: (206) 252-2100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND”
Whitman Middle School (9201 15th Ave. N.W.) will host a night for graduating middle-schoolers and their families on March 18, from 7 to 9 p.m., to help them transition easier into high school. The event includes two half-hour breakout sessions. Information: (206) 252-1200
SCHOOL CHOIR CONCERT
The McClure Middle School Choir will join the Whitman Middle School sixth-grade choir and the Ballard High School Men’s and Women’s Ensembles for a free concert on March 19. The 7 p.m. concert will take place at Ballard High School (1418 N.W. 65th St.).
MERCER CORRIDOR UPDATE
Project manager Eric Tweit will give an update on the Mercer Corridor Project during the Queen Anne Chamber luncheon on March 20, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Executive Inn (200 Taylor Ave. N.). Reservations: email@example.com
MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP
The Magnolia Historical Society is once again offering its free Memoir Writing workshop, on March 22, from 12:30 to 4 p.m., at the Magnolia Library (2801 34th Ave. W.). Space is limited. Reservations: (206) 284-2430
SCHOOL-DISTRICT COMMUNITY MEETING
Seattle Public Schools Superintendent José Banda will host a community meeting on March 27 to share information about the district’s five-year strategic plan. It will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Ballard High School (1418 N.W. 65th St.).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE TAX PREPARATION 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.