Grandparents Day

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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

The Mayor’s Council on African American Elders (MCAAE), Northwest African American Museum (NAAM), and community partners celebrated “Grandparents Day: Rooted in Culture, Wisdom, and Love” in a virtual Grandparents Day celebration on Sunday, September 11, 2022.

Grandparents Day 2022 flyer image

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If you missed the 2022 event, visit the NAAM YouTube video recording of the event. Of special note, hear our director, Mary Mitchell, in the welcome remarks; ADS Advisory Council member Zelda Foxall’s portrayal of her grandmother, Alva Lee Wise Simmons, a civil rights activist whose Shreveport, LA church was bombed during the Civil Rights Movement; poetry by spoken word artist Kibibi Monié, who directs the Nu Black Arts West Theater; and 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 (Karen.Winston@seattle.gov).

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.