Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day - Rooted in Culture, Wisdom & Love, virtual event on September 11, 2022 at 2 p.m.Plan to do something grand!

National Grandparents Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in September. It can be celebrated anywhere. Here’s what Aging and Disability Services is planning:

Grandparents Day 2022

Join the Mayor’s Council on African American Elders (MCAAE) and Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) at “Grandparents Day: Rooted in Culture, Wisdom, and Love,” a virtual Grandparents Day celebration!
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Date:     Sunday, September 11, 2022

Time:    2–3 p.m.

Place:   Virtual 

Grandparents Day 2022 flyer image

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Log on to this special event to hear Zelda Foxall, a professional storyteller and local Aging Network activist, who will portray her grandmother, Alva Lee Wise Simmons, a civil rights activist whose Shreveport, LA church was bombed during the Civil Rights Movement.

Also featured is spoken word artist Kibibi Monié, who directs the Nu Black Arts West Theater.

You will also enjoy entertainment by the NAAM African American Ensemble (ACE) .

Event co-sponsors include AARP Washington, Age Friendly Seattle, Aging and Disability Services, Mayor’s Council on African American Elders, Northwest African American Museum, and Seattle Human Services Department.

For more information, e-mail ADS senior planner Karen Winston (

Learn about the history of Grandparents Day here. Information about previous local celebrations is available here: 2021 | 2020

Grandparents Day flyer - online event September 12, 2021

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Grandparents Day 2020 flyer "Love and Community - The tie that binds"

Click on the image above to open a PDF flyer with details about Grandparents Day in 2020.