Edmonds Senior Center events and activities for June 2019

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Community Breakfast

Friday, June 7

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Edmonds Senior Center Dining Room

Cost: $5

Includes full menu of pancakes, strawberry compote, eggs & ham, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, coffee, and tea. Everyone is welcome, bring a friend! Sponsor: Vineyard Park at Mountlake Terrace

Big moving sale

Saturday, June 8

Edmonds Senior Center

Cost: $5 Early Bird Entry at 8 a.m., free entry after 9 a.m.

Open to the public. There will be something for everyone! Items for sale include: tables, desks, chairs, file cabinets, bookcases, books, kitchen items, office supplies, piano, display cases, cupboards, art work and décor, arts and craft supplies, tools and more.

Step Out Edmonds Walking Club

Tuesdays, June 18-Sept. 24

Location: Group departs from Edmonds Beach Ranger Station at 9:30 a.m.

Dust off your sneakers and get moving. The group is provided with a map of the walking route (each walk is about three miles). Walk at your own pace with friends or make new ones.

Please contact the senior center admin office at 425-774-5555 ext.104 if you would like to be emailed the map prior to each walk. Sponsors: Fairwinds Brighton Court, City of Edmonds and Verdant Health Commission!

Take a Trip and Leave the Driving to the Senior Center

Make new friends, see new places and experience new things, and don’t worry about parking or traffic!. The senior center provides transportation and ticket/admission is included with the cost. Sign up over the phone with a credit card by calling 425-954-2521.  Become a member and save when you sign up for these upcoming trips:

Thursday, June 6: Thrift Shop Hop. $18 member/$23 non-member

Thursday, June 13: Cracked Crab Cruise on Chuckanut Bay. $85M/$100NM

Friday, June 28: Camano Island Picnic. $16M/$21NM

For more detailed information about these trips, check out the senior center newsletter at www.edmondssc.org

Free Healthy Living Workshops

Your Life ~ Your Wishes: Advance Directives

Wednesday, June 19

9:30 a.m.-noon

Edmonds Library, Conference Room (650 Main St., Edmonds)

While most Americans say they would prefer to live through the end of their lives at home, surrounded by friends and family, the reality is the exact opposite. This workshop is designed to educate people and stimulate ongoing conversations about health care decisions at the end of life. Presenters will help participants explore these questions: 1) Who will be your voice if you are unable to speak? 2) What life-sustaining treatments do you want? 3) What values shape your choices for treatment? 4) What documents make your choices known to others? 5) What options & alternative choices are there for burial? This is a free community class about how to live well at the end of life by making choices now on health care options. Each participant will receive helpful handouts that they can take home to discuss and share with loved ones and physicians.

The Edmonds Senior Center is located south of the ferry on the Edmonds waterfront at 220 Railroad Ave. Office is open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. Call 425-744-5555 to join or volunteer.  Check out the website for the latest programs at www.edmondssc.org.

 

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