Seniors & Aging

Summer fun for seniors includes bocce tourney, raspberry pancakes

Lynden Community/Senior Center, 401 Grover St., will host a benefit pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. July 16, 2016, with local raspberries, scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, and coffee. The event is open to all ages. Admission is $5.
Lynden Community/Senior Center, 401 Grover St., will host a benefit pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. July 16, 2016, with local raspberries, scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, and coffee. The event is open to all ages. Admission is $5. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Advance Care Workshops

Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement holds free workshops about end-of-life choices. Topics include advance care planning, advance directives. 360-788-6594.

6:30-8 p.m. July 6: Spring Creek Retirement and Assisted Living, 223 E. Bakerview Road.

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 9: Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave.

1:30-3 p.m. July 13: Spring Creek.

6-8 p.m. July 21: St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway.

2-4 p.m. July 26: St. Luke’s.

6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 3: Spring Creek.

1:30-3 p.m. Aug. 10: Spring Creek.

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 13: Bellingham Public Library.

2-4 p.m. Aug. 22: St. Luke’s.

6-8 p.m. Aug. 30: St. Luke’s.

Bellingham Public Library

The Central Library is at 210 Central Ave. 360-778-7323.

2-4 p.m. Wednesdays: One-on-one tech coaching to learn basic computer and Internet skills. Free. Advance registration required; dbrewer@cob.org or 360-778-7210.

11 a.m-12:30 p.m. July 7 and 5-6:30 p.m. July 26: Learn about service dogs, human etiquette around them, and how to apply for one.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 18-19, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 20: Used-book sale by Friends of the Bellingham Public Library.

Lynden Community/Senior Center

The center is at 401 Grover St. 360-354-2921.

7-11 a.m. July 16: Raspberry Festival pancake breakfast includes local raspberries, scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee. Open to all ages. Admission: $5, benefits senior programs and services at the center.

Aug. 29: All-County Senior Bocce Tournament, bocce court at Bender Fields. Teams sign in at 9 a.m., play begins 9:30. No cost for team entry, but players must be a member of a Whatcom County senior center. Team registration due by Aug. 19. Picnic lunch available for $6 for players and spectators; make lunch reservations by Aug. 24 by calling 360-354-4501.

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