West Seattle Tuesday: GiveBIG locally; WWRHAH; Bike Connections; conversation about homelessness; more

May 6, 2014 at 9:36 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | 1 Comment

(Evening Grosbeak in West Seattle, photographed by Mark Wangerin)
Happy Tuesday! Looking ahead to the rest of today/tonight, as we do most mornings:

GIVEBIG: The one-day donate-a-thon is on, and for the third consecutive year, we have a local list you can use to find the special links for your favorite West Seattle/White Center/South Park nonprofits (and some you might not have realized have local ties). Find the list here – and give by 11:59 pm tonight to help make recipients eligible for part of a “stretch fund.” P.S. Our page also includes information on “Dine Out for Hunger,” with participating White Center restaurants donating part of their proceeds today/tonight to the White Center Food Bank as part of this day of giving.

WEST SEATTLE MONTESSORI OPEN HOUSE: “Preschool Preview” open house today at West Seattle Montessori (WSB sponsor), with multiple sessions through 1:30 pm – details in our calendar listing. (11215 15th SW)

WESTWOOD-ROXHILL-ARBOR HEIGHTS COMMUNITY COUNCIL: 6:15 pm, monthly meeting at Southwest Branch Library, all welcome. From the agenda (published in full on the WWRHAH website):

6:15-6:30: Introductions & Community News; SWDC looking for volunteers to form a Land Use Committee; May 17th Citywide Emergency Drill …

6:30-6:35: Elections – Slate:
Chair: Amanda Kay Helmick * Co-Chair: Eric Iwamoto * Secretary: Joe Szilagyi

6:35-7:00: Committee & Neighborhood Council Updates

7:00-7:30: Seattle Public Utilities, Cheryl Eastberg: Update on Roxhill Bog Rehydration Project

7:30-7:40: Other Business

(35th/Henderson)

TALK ABOUT HOMELESSNESS: Our Lady of Guadalupe‘s Life, Justice, and Peace Commission invites you to join an “interactive discussion” about homelessness in our community, 6:30-8 pm at the OLG Parish Life Center. Short film planned along with guest Elissa Knight from Catholic Community Services FAITH program (or Faithful Action in Transforming Homelessness). Light refreshments. (35th/Myrtle)

WEST SEATTLE BIKE CONNECTIONS: What better time than Bike Month to get involved with West Seattle Bike Connections? Tonight’s monthly meeting is at 7 pm at HomeStreet Bank in The Junction; details on the WSBC website. (41st/Alaska)

‘GIRL RISING’: Screening tonight at the historic Admiral Theater, 7 pm, organized by local Girl Scouts, as previewed here. (2343 California SW)

BLUES TO DO: Tuesday night is blues-day night at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), 8 pm, this time around with Michele D’Amour & The Blues Dealers. (6451 California SW)

MORE … for today, tonight, tomorrow, beyond, on the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar.

1 Comment

  1. Great photo of this elusive bird!

    Comment by Eilene — 10:35 am May 7, 2014 #

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