West Seattle Event Calendar

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West Seattle Food Bank’s ‘A Grand Affair’ Benefit Event @ Westland Distillery
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for the West Seattle Food Bank’s 2nd Annual “A Grand Affair”, Cocktail Benefit on Friday evening, September 29th beginning at 6:00 pm at Westland Distillery in Seattle’s Sodo District. Bring your friends to this fun event that will celebrate the Food Bank’s achievements in helping our neighbors in need with food and other services.

This Roaring 20’s themed party will feature:

Casino Style Gaming with a chance to win prizes
Hosted Wine, Beer & Heavy Hors D’oeuvres
Whiskey Tasting • Themed Cocktails • Photo Booth
Raffles • Live Auction • Funds for Food

Dress: Cocktail Attire, Era Costumes Encouraged

Tickets: $65/guest until September 15th
$75/guest after September 15th

Each guest will receive $10,000 worth of gaming chips with their ticket. Winnings will be exchanged for raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes.

All proceeds from A Grand Affair will allow us to continue to provide quality, healthy food and the necessities of living to our neighbors in need through our on-going essentials programs:

· The FOOD BANK which distributes 1.5 million pounds of food and spends $250,000 on food purchases

· The BABY & CHILD CORNER which provides $250,000 worth of diapers, baby food, formula, strollers, car seats, toys, furniture and other essential infant and child accessories

· The BACKPACK PROGRAM which provides 300 school children at risk of hunger with a “backpack” of nutritious and healthy meals for the weekend

· The MOBILE FOOD BANK which brings food weekly to the homes of senior and disabled individuals who can’t make it to the food bank

· The PET PANTRY which distributes over 12,000 pounds of pet food to those that need help caring for their furry friends

· The BOOKCASE distributes 12,000 donated adult & children’s books yearly to encourage reading

For more information go to: www.westseattlefoodbank.org. Donations of funds, food, pet food or books are always welcome at 3419 SW Morgan St. at the corner of 35th & Morgan, Monday-Friday 9 am–3 pm.

West Seattle Helpline Auction & Art Party @ C & P Coffee Company
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Helpline Auction & Art Party. Friday, October 13th from 7 pm to 9 pm.

Local artists Jennifer Carrasco, Genna Draper, Engrid Hooper, Heather Brincko and Cameron Moores will exhibit work and offer some paintings for silent auction.

Tickets $20.00 (in advance)
Can be purchased at C & P Coffee or R.S.V.P. to: candpco@candpcoffee.com
Ticket price includes one beverage and appetizers.

The West Seattle Helpline is a nonprofit social service agency offering emergency assistance for our West Seattle and White Center neighbors. They provide information, referrals, clothing, and financial assistance to help low-income individuals and families in need. wshelpline.org

Scholarship Fund Benefit: The Tom Collier Quartet performs @ Kenyon Hall
Oct 21 @ 7:30 am

Saturday, October 21, at 7:30 pm, The Tom Collier Quartet will present a special concert with proceeds going to the West Seattle High School Scholarship Fund.

Collier, a member of the West Seattle High School Hall of Fame, will perform a mixture of jazz standards, unique arrangements of 1960s popular songs, and original compositions from his 2016 critically acclaimed “Across the Bridge” album.

Tickets for this special concert are $20 general, with no table seating.

To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net with your request. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation. For complete program information, please visit www.kenyonhall.org.

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