Reminder: Have root beer with the mayor at Lynnwood Senior Center March 30

The Lynnwood Senior Center is hosting a root beer social with Mayor Christine Frizzell on Wednesday, March 30. Attendees are invited to enjoy casual conversation and frosty treats at the free event, which will will run from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. The Lynnwood Senior Center is located at 19000 44th Ave. W.

Aging in Place: Resources to help seniors stay at home

I spent some of my elementary and junior high school years in portable classrooms while the state scrambled to build enough schools to educate the Baby Boom Generation. Now a tidal wave of aging Boomers has reached our shores, the Silver Tsunami, and the state is once again scrambling to try to deal with us….

Reminder: Lynnwood Senior Center Foundation Oktoberfest fundraiser Oct. 1

  The Lynnwood Senior Center Foundation is hosting an Oktoberfest event drive-thru fundraiser from 11 a.m.-12:30pm Friday, Oct. 1. Drop by with your cash or check donation and enjoy a meal that includes brats, sauerkraut, potato salad and a German dessert. The foundation will be selling tickets for a chance to win some beautiful handmade quilts…

Reminder: Lynnwood Senior Center sponsoring drive-thru shortcake fundraiser July 2

The Lynnwood Senior Center Foundation is hosting a drive-thru Red, White and Blue Shortcake Fundraiser from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, July 2. Drop by with your cash or check donation ($5 is suggested) — supporting senior center scholarships, equipment and support — and you’ll receive a shortcake topped with strawberries, blueberries and a big…

Lynnwood Senior Center offering Christmas, Hanukkah curbside pickup meals Dec. 9, 11

The Lynnwood Senior Center is featuring two holiday celebrations next week. The senior center is located at 19000 44th Ave. W. Enjoy a Christmas celebration curbside Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 12:30 – 1 p.m., featuring a delicious Christmas meal with all the trimmings. Enjoy a visit from Santa and listen to holiday music as you drive through…

What’s happening at Lynnwood Senior Center: Nature photography, zipline adventure and more

New: Lynnwood Senior Center’s phone lines are open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – noon.  You can call 425-670-5050 for information and to register for the following programs. Upcoming Zoom Presentations Classes are held remotely via Zoom or telephone. Registration is required to obtain meeting code access. Your Kidney Health A renal dietitian will teach you…

What’s happening at the Lynnwood Senior Center: Register now for these programs

New: Lynnwood Senior Center’s phone lines are open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – noon. You can call 425-670-5050 for information and to register for the following programs. Classes are held remotely via Zoom or telephone. Registration is required to get meeting code access. Upcoming Zoom Presentations First Aid for Hikers Changing outdoor environments can produce…

 What’s Happening at Lynnwood Senior Center 

Next Thursday’s Meet the Mayor Root Beer Float Social is now changed to a drive-thru event! Get in your car and come over to the Lynnwood Senior Center (LSC) from 2-3 p.m. on July 30 to pick up a root beer float and wave at Lynnwood’s Mayor Nicola Smith. Reusable cloth facemasks will be distributed,…

From the Lynnwood Senior Center: Tips for staying fit during social distancing

The Lynnwood Senior Center’s recently published newsletter, The Messenger, includes a range of advice to help older adults stay engaged and avoid isolation during the COVID-19 outbreak. We will republish some of these, by permission, including this installment on exercise and movement: If you’re used to regular exercise, such as walking or attending a group…

From the Lynnwood Senior Center: Tips for staying engaged in era of social distancing

The Lynnwood Senior Center’s recently published newsletter, The Messenger, includes a range of advice to help older adults stay engaged and avoid isolation during the COVID-19 outbreak. We will republish some of these, by permission, including this installment on staying socially engaged. Stay Engaged — Social Engagement Whether you are quarantined, working remotely or just…

Lynnwood Senior Center newsletter goes online to reach older adults

During Gov. Jay Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, the Lynnwood Senior Center has closed its doors — but is still communicating with its members. The senior center has released a special edition of its newsletter, The Messenger, filled with information on how to keep busy and connected; move, eat well and relax; and where…

Lynnwood Senior Center to host writing workshop starting Feb. 6

Adult community members are invited to attend  an eight-session writing workshop that starts this Thursday, Feb. 6. —  aimed at helping you learn to use your life experiences to write stories about your past. The first workshop will take place from 1:15-2:45 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Lynnwood Senior Center. Planting Seeds – Growing Stories/A…

Lynnwood Senior Center September Events

Lynnwood Senior Center Cultural Events Pre-registration is required for events. Call 425-670-5050. Sept. 21:  11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Great Grandfather’s Drum documentary screening will host director Victoria Lewin to present and discuss her award-winning work. The film celebrates Japanese American culture and history in Hawai’i. Bring an appetizer to share for the potluck. Drinks…

Save the date for these Lynnwood Senior Center September events

The City of Lynnwood Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department Senior Center invites the public to the following events in September: The screening of Director Victoria Lewin’s award-winning documentary film, Great Grandfather’s Drum. She will present and discuss her work celebrating Japanese American culture and history in Hawai’i. The story is narrated by a drum ensemble…

Lynnwood Senior Center hosting Let’s Go to the Hop BBQ July 24

Lynnwood Senior Center is sponsoring a Let’s Go to the Hop BBQ Wednesday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy a delicious hamburger and hot dog barbecue meal with all the trimmings, plus root beer floats and more tasty treats. Fabulous door prizes. Dance to ’50s music, watch a skit about the ’50s and have your photo taken…

Local senior centers looking for more players to perform in Silver Foxes readers theatre

The Edmonds/Mountlake Terrace Senior Centers are looking for “a few good men…and women” to become the driving force behind their Readers Theatre Group, “The Silver Fox Players,” a performing troupe specializing in entertaining other seniors and those who intend to become seniors sometime in the near or distant future. The group is headed by Kent Johnson of…

Lynnwood Senior Center to present ‘Planning for Driving Retirement’ class Jan.11

Looking to hang up your car keys? The Lynnwood Senior Center will present a program, “Driving Retirement: Transportation Independence” from 12:30-2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. Join the Snohomish County Transportation Coalition and the North King County Mobility Coalition to learn about driver safety resources, how to use the public transit system, and ways to navigate cross-county…

NIA Dance for Fitness now at Lynnwood Senior Center

Now at the Lynnwood Senior Center most Fridays — NIA Dance for Fitness, a mind/body physical conditioning program. According to a senior center announcement, the workout blends the fun of dance, the precision and power of martial arts, and the grace of yoga — and is adaptable for all ages and fitness levels. Pre-register or…

Reminder: Ticket sales continue for Lynnwood Senior Center Bluegrass BBQ Fundraiser

The Lynnwood Senior Center Foundation is throwing a fundraiser to support scholarships and programming for adults ages 62 and older. The Bluegrass BBQ Fundraiser hoedown will be held on July 18 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Lynnwood Senior Center, 19000 44th Ave. W. Enjoy a delicious barbecue with all trimmings, including dessert. Party to toe tapping…