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a community partner site 
of Sound Generations

4655 South Holly Street
Seattle, WA 98118
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone:(206) 722-0317
Fax: (206) 722-2768



Holiday Closures 2017
5/29 – Memorial Day
7/3 - Closed
7/4 – Independence Day
9/4 – Labor Day
11/10 – Veteran’s Day
11/23 – Thanksgiving
11/24 – Day After Thanksgiving
12/22 – Closed
12/25 – Christmas Day
12/29 – Staff Vacation


Sponsors & Partners

Thank you to all our Sponsors!

Charles Coen American Senior Benefit

Bob's Quality Meats

Columbia City Ale House


Elysian Brewery

Full Tilt Ice Cream

Georgetown Brewing Company

McLendon Hardware



Queen Anne Gardents


Tutta Bella Pizza

Washington Care Services

Upcoming Events and Activities



Social Events

Zippy's Fundraiser for SESSC
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Location: Off Site - 9614 14th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
Zippy’s Great Burgers is going to donate 15% of all business generated on Thursday, July 13th during regular business hours. So treat yourself to lunch on this day to not only have an excellent and tasty burger, but also support the Center.

Christmas in July at The Cheap Chickadee
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Monday thru Friday, July 17 - 21 
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Arts and Crafts Room
Facilitator: SESSC 
Sign up at the Front Desk.
Are you ready for Christmas? No? Well we are here to help you get ready!
Stop by our Christmas in July sale at the Cheap Chickadee. We will have all
of your holiday decorations – the cute, the elegant, and the practical, all at
prices even below our usual affordable rates. 

SESSC Summer Jazz Series in the Indigo Room.

3:00 - 6:00 pm
Sundays, through the month of August
Cost: $15.00 per person

Location: Social Hall
Prepare yourself from a great time listening to Jazz music performed by the one well-known local Seattle artists. Featured Artists:

  • July 9 - CT Thompson
  • August 27 - Josephine Howell 

Night Out - A Community Block Party

6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Social Hall
Facilitator: Sally McLaughlin 
Night Out is a national event promoted in Seattle by Seattle Police Department Crime Prevention. It is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite our community. The SESSC is the hub for this event. There will be music, food and games for all ages. Both the Police and Fire departments, and elected officials will be present. Bring your friends and family and meet your neighbors! Remember to bring your lawn chair or something to sit on.

Men's Fellowship Forum - New!

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, August 10, 2017 
Location: Social Hall
Cost: Complimentary
Calling all men. This is an opportunity for you to meet with other men to get together to discuss issues that are of interest to you and to associate with your peers. Light snacks and coffee provided.

Aging Lesbians in South Seattle (ALISS) Lunch Gatherings
11:30 am gather, 12:00 pm lunch, 12:30 pm meet
1st Thursdays
Costs: Free for Gathering. $5.00 Suggested donation for Community Dining Lunch
Location: Social Hall
Facilitator: Fai Coffin
A support and social and political group that meets the 1st Thursdays of every month.  We gather for lunch at the Center at 11:30 am and our meeting is at 12:30 pm.  We also have other social events.

Aging Lesbians in South Seattle (ALISS) Evening Gatherings
6:30 - 8:00 pm
2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Location: Social Hall
Facilitator: Fai Coffin
Aging Lesbians in South Seattle.  This is a gathering primarily for lesbians but all are welcome to attend.


Classic Games Day

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesdays, July 11, 2017
Cost: AARP Members $15.00, Non-AARP members $20.00
Location: Multipurpose Room
Facilitator: Michael Wayte
Sign up at the Front Desk.
Now is a great time to refresh and enhance your driving skills.  

Death with Dignity
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Monday, August 21, 2017
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Social Hall
Facilitator: Sally McLaughlin
Sign up at the Front Desk.
Learn what it takes to plan and prepare for end of life issues.

Burglary and Other Crime Prevention Presentation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Social Hall
Facilitator: City of Seattle Representative
Learn what you can do to keep the risk of burglary and other forms of crime to a minimum.

AARP Driver Safety Course
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fridays, September 29 & October 6 
Cost: AARP Members $15.00, Non-AARP Members $20.00
Location: Multipurpose Room
Facilitator: Michael Wayte
Sign up at the Front Desk.
Now is a great time to refresh and enhance your driving skills. 

Computers & Technology

Assistance With Computers, Laptops, Social Media, Smart Phones, Tablets, Using The Internet 
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Cost: Complimentary
Computer Lab Instructor: Octavius Rostick
SESSC volunteer Octavius can help you with any questions or problems you might have with these items. He can also help you create various documents and establish a free email account. We encourage you to take advantage of his expertise.

Seattle Parks and Recreation and SESSC Joint Programs

To register and make payment for joint programs:
1) Call Parks staff at (206) 684-7484.
2) Go online, register at your local Parks community center, or call the Business Service Center at (206) 684-5177.
Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted.
Make checks payable to ‘City of Seattle.’ These activities are not always held at the SESSC. Please be sure to refer to each activity to determine locations, times, and dates.


Classic Movies from Scarecrow Video 
12:30  - 3:00 pm
2nd Fridays 
Cost: $2.00

Location: Multi-Purpose Room

Movie Monitor: Patricia Stonehocker; Facilitator: Rhias Hall

On the second Friday of the month, Scarecrow Video will present a classic movie for your viewing enjoyment.

Friday Movies

12:30 - 3:00 pm
Cost: $2.00
Location: Multi-Purpose Room
Movie Monitor: Patricia Stonehocker
Enjoy a wide variety of movies ranging from the classics like “Casablanca” and “The Wizard of Oz” to modern favorites like “The Lord of the Rings”.