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Mar
11
Mon
INDULGE IN TULALIP RESORT CASINO’S THIRD ANNUAL CHOCOLATE EXTRAVAGANZA @ Tulalip Resort Casino
Mar 11 – May 5 all-day
INDULGE IN TULALIP RESORT CASINO’S THIRD ANNUAL CHOCOLATE EXTRAVAGANZA @ Tulalip Resort Casino

The Resort’s “Chocolate Exposed” Event is in Full Swing February 4 to March 31

Tulalip Resort Casino chefs are going crazy for cacao during their third annual “Chocolate Exposed” dining experience February 4 through March 31, 2019. The chefs have created a seductive selection of savory and sweet chocolate dishes to captivate the most discriminating chocolate connoisseur.

“This annual tradition has become a favorite event for my chefs. We enjoy featuring chocolate because it possesses special magic that can bring a big grin to anyone’s face whether young or old,” states Executive Chef Perry Mascitti. “The tempting charm of chocolate is so strong that cultures from around the world have always found a way to meld this ingredient into their recipes. Chocolate is not only an object of indulgence, but it also contains so many healthy properties.”

During the Chocolate Exposed dining promotion, Chef Jeremy Taisey at Tula Bene Pastaria + Chophouse is whipping up a Chocolate-Citrus Tea Smoked Duck Breast with foie gras mousse, pickled cranberries, chocolate ravioli and fresh truffle with a puff pastry crisp. To round out this chocolate nirvana, restaurant diners can enjoy a 72% Chocolate Panna Cotta dessert, topped with a cacao nib crunch, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and candied hazelnuts.

At Cedars Café, it’s all about Chef Brent Clarkson’s S’ Mores Chocolate Waffles filled with chocolate chips and topped with marshmallow cheesecake and graham cracker crumble. Pastry Chef Nikol Nakamura’s sweet kitchen has added a special Chocolate Ganache Cream Pie layered with chocolate and banana to Cedars Cafe’s dessert menu during February and March.

Chef David Buchanan’s Blackfish Wild Salmon Grill and Bar will feature a sinful Chocolate BBQ Chicken. Buchanan’s dish will showcase a 10-ounce Jidori Chicken Breast with his house-made chocolate BBQ sauce, wild boar sausage, fingerling potatoes, wilted greens and pickled mushrooms. For dessert, Pastry Chef Nikol Nakamura has prepared a Baked Chocolate Mousse with coffee caramel and raspberries.

At Blazing Paddles, go right for the finale with a Triple Chocolate Dessert Pie made with Theo’s raspberry chocolate, mixed with white and dark chocolate chips, raspberry jam and marshmallows, then baked in their stone-fired pizza oven and topped with fresh strawberry slices.

Eagles Buffet is featuring Chef Lil Miller’s Decadent Orchid Chocolate Raspberry Sorbet Sundae. Guests can revel in the orchid chocolate shell enrobing a sweet and tart Raspberry Sorbet, placed inside a house-made waffle cone.

For a quick bite and respite from the gaming fun, visit the Resort’s Carvery and Hotel Espresso locations for the Spring Roasted Chicken Salad with crisp mixed greens, sliced oranges, cranberries, candied walnuts, goat cheese and a cacao balsamic vinaigrette.

At The Draft Sports Bar and Grill, Chef Susan Jenson will be featuring a sports snack filled with Assorted Nuts that will be tossed in lightly spiced Ibarra Mexican cocoa.

With so many dreamy choices, there’s no going wrong at Tulalip Resort Casino this February and March.

For more information about Tulalip Casino Resort, or to reserve a spot at one of the “Chocolate Exposed” restaurants, visit tulalipresort.com.

Mar
20
Wed
History Trivia Happy Hour in Tacoma @ The Swiss
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
History Trivia Happy Hour in Tacoma @ The Swiss

All ages welcome! No cost to play.
Test your Tacoma and Washington State trivia knowledge with the Washington State Historical Society, City of Tacoma Historic Preservation Office, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, and Tacoma Historical Society. Facts, fun and prizes aplenty!

Mar
21
Thu
How to Know When Your Parent, Spouse or other Family Member Needs Care @ Kirkland Library
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
How to Know When Your Parent, Spouse or other Family Member Needs Care @ Kirkland Library

The responsibilities of supporting an older parent, spouse or other family member can be stressful, overwhelming and a bit confusing at times. What are the signs that someone needs more help? How do you know when your loved one is no longer safe? Where do you go to determine what the options are? Join Nicole Amico-Kane, a certified Care Manager with Aging Wisdom, for tips and tools to help you navigate the transitions of aging and make informed decisions about your options and plan of action.
Contact Aegis of Kirkland at 425.903.3092 to register.

Homeowner Resource Forum for Seniors @ Wallingford Community Senior Center
Mar 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Homeowner Resource Forum for Seniors @ Wallingford Community Senior Center

Washington Homeownership Resource Center and WCSC Social Worker, Denise Malm, will moderate a panel of experts from housing non-profits to share information about programs and policies that can help you meet your physical and financial needs to stay in your home. Refreshments provided. Advanced registration required.

Mar
22
Fri
Befriending Our Elder Years @ Sunset Hill Community Center
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Befriending Our Elder Years @ Sunset Hill Community Center

What does it mean to become an “elder” — a respected, integral member of your community, sharing your life experience and considering your legacy? In this 2-hour introductory presentation, we will explore the path to elderhood, renewing our optimism and spirit. Facilitated by Lynne Iser

Mar
23
Sat
Conscious Eldering in the Time of the Great Turning @ Sunset Hill Community Center
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Conscious Eldering in the Time of the Great Turning @ Sunset Hill Community Center

In this experiential workshop, based on the work of Joanna Macy and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, we will uncover the unique gifts that our years of life experience provide as we journey through this process of becoming elders in a complex world.

Mar
24
Sun
Networking Circle for Elder Activists @ Sunset Hill Community Center
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Networking Circle for Elder Activists @ Sunset Hill Community Center

How do we bring our identities as elders to our communities in order to create a flourishing future for all? In this supportive gathering we will express our love for Life herself, share our concerns as elders for this world, and create a supportive network of elder activists, individuals and groups, within the Seattle area. We want to seed new ideas for engagement and activism so as to create the most beautiful world our hearts know is possible. Facilitated by Lynne Iser

Mar
25
Mon
Hearing Loss and Its Impact on Health, Cognition, and Quality of Life @ Wallingford Community Senior Center
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Hearing loss can have an impact on relationships, social isolation, and work life. It is also linked to health issues such as dementia, falls, and depression. Explore the best solutions for managing hearing loss and myths/facts about hearing aids. With Shivani Patel, AuD, of Clear Hearing and Audiology. Free, Advance registration appreciated.

Mar
26
Tue
Writing Group: Letting Go @ Wallingford Community Senior Center
Mar 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join Rebecca Crichton, ED of Northwest Center for Creative Aging to explore the important issue of what ‘Letting Go’ means to us. Using discussion and writing, we will inquire about the ‘stuff’ in our lives.  Whether it is the things we own or the personal stories we carry, this topic yields rewards, not the least of which is a sense of spaciousness and understanding. Sharing (if we choose) what we write deepens connections and insights.

Mar
29
Fri
CPR/Stroke Workshop for Seniors @ Woodinville Library
Mar 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
CPR/Stroke Workshop for Seniors @ Woodinville Library

Did you know that cardiac arrest is the third leading cause of death in King County and stroke is the fifth? Learn how to be prepared in case someone near you experiences this health event. King County Emergency Medical Services and the University of Washington Public Health undergraduate capstone students are providing this one-hour workshop to teach how to perform “hands-only” CPR (no mouth-to-mouth resuscitation). You will also learn how to identify stroke symptoms and what happens when you call 9-1-1.
Come dressed to move and prepare to be on the floor.
Space is limited. Please register.