Talk with health, education, housing, safety volunteer groups to find the right fit for all ages
Health, education, arts, housing, public safety, pet adoption and environmental stewardship agencies will be participating in the annual Viva Volunteers Fair to help you find the right volunteer opportunity for all ages. The free event will be held on Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue, in downtown Kirkland. Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen will kick off the event which will be emceed by State Representative Joan McBride. In addition to the exhibitors, educational and interactive sessions will be held throughout the day including identity theft prevention, fitness screenings, flower arranging and healthy eating. A demo on Zumba Gold ®, a Latin-style dance for active older adults, will be performed. Event information, including a schedule of activities, can be found at www.kirklandwa.gov (Search: Viva Volunteers). Door prizes and light refreshments are available. Walking and transit are highly encouraged to reach the event, however, public parking options can be found at www.kirklandwa.gov/parking.
Viva Volunteers is sponsored by the Kirkland Senior Council (KSC) which is an advisory board to the Kirkland City Council on matters affecting citizens age 50 and older and promotes community efforts to maintain and improve the well-being of older adults.