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Agenda

  1. Sep
    1
    Mon
    2014

    1. Trivia with Luscious Lindsay @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Weekly trivia game hosted by Luscious Lindsay, Mondays 7:30-9 pm at Outwest Bar.

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      7:30 pm
      Trivia with Luscious Lindsay @ Outwest Bar
    2. Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Karaoke on Monday nights at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Chrystopher Mychael. Come be the star you know you are. Starts at 8:00 pm

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      8:00 pm
      Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
    3. Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Every Monday night at Shadowland, it’s pub-quiz time! 8-10 pm.

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      8:00 pm
      Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
    4. Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.
      Karaoke & Dance all night long!

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      9:00 pm
      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
  2. Sep
    2
    Tue
    2014

    1. Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt needs you! Volunteer with Nature Consortium and help restore vital habitat in Seattle’s largest remaining forest. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plant species, mulch, clean up litter, and plant native trees and shrubs.

      Nature Consortium hosts volunteer restoration work parties year round. Currently we are working Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm in the West Duwamish Greenbelt located in West Seattle. Come experience some fun in the forest as we engage in hands-on conservation work.

      We provide tools, gloves, and all the training you need to get started. Each work party begins with a short informal forest ecology workshop. Volunteers can expect to pitch in for a variety of restoration activities including removing invasive plants, mulching, and forest maintenance. Planting occurs October-March, and summer months also include forest monitoring.

      We blend art and nature in everything that we do. Performing artists “play in the woods” during many of our work parties, and include singers and instrumentalists. Learn more and sign up today at www.naturec.org/volunteer.

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

      ·Spend the day in the great outdoors
      ·Learn about local forest ecology
      ·Meet and hang out with fun people
      ·Listen to great local music
      ·Make a difference in your community
      ·Get Service Learning credit or building a resume
      ·Earn a free t-shirt after 12 hours of service
      ·Rack up a ton of cool points!

      For Groups or Teams:
      Looking for team building or group volunteer activities? Nature Consortium offers a fun and unique experience for groups of any size that includes tools, gloves, learning, and live music in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Please contact volunteer@naturec.org to schedule a restoration event with your team or to learn more!

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      Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
    2. Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It’s Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your toddlers, ages 2-3, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      10:30 am
      Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    3. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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      1:00 pm
      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. Fairmount Park Elementary ribbon-cutting and open house
      2:45 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Principal Julie Breidenbach at Fairmount Park Elementary:

      “The teachers are ready to meet their students at the Open House on Tuesday. The ribbon cutting event will be out in the courtyard at 2:45 with classrooms open for visitation from 3:00­ ‐ 5:00. Please do not come earlier that day as the upper area of the building will be closed so that teachers can finish last minute planning and setup.

      Look for adults in bright blue shirts (with the Fairmount Park logo on front) for classroom assignment information.

      Parking for the Open House is going to be challenging. Please walk if you are able to. It will be less stressful for your entire family to park 4 – 5 blocks away and have a peaceful walk to the school grounds.”

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      2:45 pm
      Fairmount Park Elementary ribbon-cutting and open house
    5. Tuesday Afternoon Lincoln Park Nature Hikes
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Stewart Wechsler of Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures in Nature:

      Tuesdays After School Lincoln Park Nature Hike Series
      Every Tuesday afternoon – 3:30 pm–5:00 pm
      Join Stewart for a weekly afternoon nature learning and stewardship adventure at Lincoln Park, sharing in his unbounded knowledge and enthusiasm. We’ll see what’s flying, crawling, sprouting and blooming and check on the resident owls. All ages and knowledge levels will have fun while learning more. Meet at the northern of Lincoln’s 2 parking lots by the kiosk (across from SW Rose St, between SW Thistle St and SW Monroe St. (first lot S. of the 76 Station)

      $8 – $12 per person suggested donation. Reservations suggested: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 (land) If rain is forecast, double check if class is going.

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      3:30 pm
      Tuesday Afternoon Lincoln Park Nature Hikes
    6. Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by the High Point Library for fun and casual games of chess. All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      4:00 pm
      Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
    7. Lafayette Back to School BBQ
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      On Tuesday, September 2nd from 5-7 pm the Lafayette PTA is sponsoring a “Back to School BBQ” on the Lafayette playground. There will be free food and drinks with some great music. Come and meet new friends and reconnect with Lafayette families you have missed over the summer!

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      5:00 pm
      Lafayette Back to School BBQ
    8. Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council meeting @ Southwest Library
      6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

      The Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights (WWRHAH) Community Council meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Southwest Library.

      Check the WWRHAH Website: http://www.wwrhah.org for meeting agendas. WWRHAH contact address: contact@wwrhah.org.

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      6:15 pm
      Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council meeting @ Southwest Library
    9. West Seattle Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:20 pm – 8:30 pm

      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation group offers meditation sessions on Tuesday evenings at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (across from the Delridge Community Center and Skatepark). Whether you are new to meditation or are an old hand, and regardless of your religious affiliation, you are welcome to join us! Open to the public and free (donations are welcome).

      We offer meditation instruction, group meditation, and a space for discussion and exploration of topics related to our practice, and a supportive community. Through our meditation we develop the possibility of meeting our everyday activities with awareness, peace, wisdom, compassion and a sense of humor.

      On-going Series (every Tuesday evening)

      6:20-6:30 PM: Meditation Instruction
      6:30-7:30 PM: Meditation
      7:30-8:00 PM: Guest Speaker or Group Discussion
      8:00-8:30 PM: Social time and refreshments

      Note that occasionally there may be a change in the schedule ‹ so it¹s always good to check the calendar before you come, to be sure we are meeting on any given Tuesday. West Seattle Shambhala also offers specific introductory classes from time to time, which will appear in the calendar,
      and in the general listing of introductory classes.

      Location:

      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      South Classroom
      4408 Delridge Way SW
      Seattle, WA 98107

      Parking:

      There¹s plenty of free parking!! Youngstown has a parking lot on the north side of the building. There¹s also street parking and spaces across the street at the Delridge Skatepark.

      Public Transportation:

      Youngstown is a short walk from the #50, #120, and #125 bus lines.

      Contact:

      For questions, please contact Ernestina Morris at 206-280-2231 or Susan Rosenberg at 720-300-8775 or email WestSeattleShambhala@gmail.com.

      Or to learn more about the Seattle Shambhala Meditation Center go to
      http://seattle.shambhala.org/.

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      6:20 pm
      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    10. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Spanish Storytime/Hora de cuentos at South Park Library Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm.

      ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias!

      Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Tania Hino de Mexico y Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador.

      Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Todos los martes a las 6:30 pm en la biblioteca de South Park.

      It’s Spanish Story Time for children and their families! Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our storytellers Tania Hino and Xiomara Melgar. Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at South Park Library.

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      6:30 pm
      Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
    11. West Seattle Bike Connections meeting
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      First Tuesday of the month regular West Seattle Bike Connections meeting. Location can change depending on availability.

      6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

      Anyone is welcome to attend…we are all-inclusive!

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      6:30 pm
      West Seattle Bike Connections meeting
    12. West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Categories: Meetup

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Dates: First and Third Tuesdays
      Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

      Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

      Cost:
      Retreats are $20 per full day and $10 half day
      Mini-Retreats are held quarterly at the Senior Center with members bringing machines,
      projects, irons, etc.

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      7:00 pm
      West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
    13. Surprise Bingo @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      “Surprise Bingo with your host Amora Dior” at Outwest Bar, Tuesdays at 7:30 pm.

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      7:30 pm
      Surprise Bingo @ Outwest Bar
    14. Cory P. McDaniels & The Gone Johnson Revue performs @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday September 2nd, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), Cory P. McDaniels & The Gone Johnson Revue performs at the BLUES TO DO weekly live event.

      Cory P. McDaniels is a veteran entertainer playing a blend of blues, roots ‘n roll, jazz-Americana, and some good travelin’ music, telling great stories, winding through life like a Northwest Grateful Dead or Blues Brothers. Rekindled from Seattle bands Butterfat and Earthquake & The Tremors, The GJR includes Billy Reed on keyboards, (Kathi McDonald, Jeff & The Jet City Fliers), Donnie Teasdale on percussion vocals & mandolin, Ed Rooney on bass and remarks, and Bill Frazer on lap steel, guitar, sound engineering and more, with special guests Daddy Treetops and Easy Eddie King. FYI: “Gone Johnson” is an old expression alluding to the mental deterioration of a person. The GJR provides unhinged and misguided entertainment for the Northwest.

      The cool part is the shows are going to be recorded live for TV and the music streamed as it happens on the Internet. More info on BLUES TO DO series here.

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      Cory P. McDaniels & The Gone Johnson Revue performs @ Feedback Lounge
    15. Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
      8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Trivia games each Tuesday night at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Bessie James. Signup at 8:00, starts at 8:30.

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      8:30 pm
      Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
    16. Baby Ketten Karaoke @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Baby Ketten Karaoke starts at 9 pm at Skylark Café & Club. Details on Baby Ketten and songlists here.

      “I know, I know, karaoke is supposed to kinda suck. It is traditionally composed of bad sound, limited song choices, and frat boy margaritaville sing-alongs. We do it all wrong with flattering sound systems, songs that you actually want to sing but can’t find anywhere, and magical song slips that self destruct if “grease megamix” is written on them.”

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      9:00 pm
      Baby Ketten Karaoke @ Skylark Café & Club
    17. Karaoke Tuesday with Lady Leah @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Tuesday with host Lady Leah — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village. Come sing! Come dance!
      It’s gonna be a great night! You won’t want to miss it

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      9:00 pm
      Karaoke Tuesday with Lady Leah @ Yen Wor Village
    18. Starlight singer/songwriter showcase @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday nights, 9 pm, at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant – check the calendar here.

      Hosted by Patrick Smail. Seattle area songwriters sign up and perform their latest work. Tuesdays nights. 9–11 pm.

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      Starlight singer/songwriter showcase @ Shadowland
  3. Sep
    3
    Wed
    2014

    1. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      7:00 am – 8:15 am

      Please join us…Our club meets 7:00 am every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, and Noon every 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Be’s Restaurant in the Junction, at 4509 California Ave SW. Park in rear lot and enter the rear door.

      Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

      Contact us at 206-938-8032 or warrenlawless@comcast.net

      Visit us on Facebook, Read what’s happening on our Blog, and check out our photo album on Flickr

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      7:00 am
      Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
    2. Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      10:30 am
      Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    3. Toddler Story Time @ Southwest Library
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian!

      Wednesdays 10:30–11 am, and 11:30 am–12 pm

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      10:30 am
      Toddler Story Time @ Southwest Library
    4. Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      11:30 am
      Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
    5. Early Days drop-in support group @ Nurturing Expressions
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Early Days
      Drop-In Support Group For New Parents.
      12-2 pm Every Wednesday
      At Nurturing Expressions
      Buzz in at the door, strollers welcome.
      Suggested donation $10, no one turned away for lack of funds.


      Join other new parents to talk about the ups & downs of living with a baby. We offer a safe, nonjudgmental, advice-free space to chat about the surprises, emotions, fears & joys that come with being a parent. We believe that becoming a parent is a huge growth experience for all of us and that it’s helpful to have a space to talk about all that it entails.

      Led by trained MotherWoman facilitators.

      www.facebook.com/earlydaysws
      www.theearlydays.org
      425-253-2355
      Contact: Meg Gluckman, earlydaysws@gmail.com

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      Early Days drop-in support group @ Nurturing Expressions
    6. Free blood pressure readings @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
      12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Free Blood Pressure Readings
      1st Wednesday of month
      Time: 12:00 to 12:30 pm
      Cost: Free, NO appointment needed
      Compliments Leon Sullivan Health Center

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      12:00 pm
      Free blood pressure readings @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
    7. Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      12:00 pm – 3:45 pm

      Come to the West Seattle (Admiral) library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and Library services. Registration is required. Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs.

      Help topics may include:
      - Using the Library’s catalog
      - Downloading e-books and audiobooks
      - Computer basics
      - Internet basics
      - Email
      - Microsoft Word

      Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair.
      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is required
      . Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7444. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Wednesdays, between noon and 3:45 pm.

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      Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    8. American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      What: American Mah Jongg in West Seattle!
      When: Wednesdays, 1-3 pm
      Where: Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St
      Who: Everyone is welcome – all ages

      This is a very friendly group that has a terrific teacher, and the rest of us get a little better each week. Beginners are welcome!

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      1:00 pm
      American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    9. High Point Market Garden Farm Stand open Wednesdays
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands open this week offering fresh organic produce picked right from the P-Patch market gardens. Grown by low-income gardeners, the produce that is fresh right now is spinach, carrots, leafy vegetables, new onions, peas, turnips, and radishes, to name a few.

      The High Point Farm Stand, located at 32nd Ave SW and SW Juneau Street, will be open every Wednesday beginning July 9th to September 24th. The hours of operation are 4 pm–7 pm.

      Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens is a program of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and P-Patch Trust to support low-income gardeners and neighborhoods. Its mission is to establish safe, healthy communities and economic opportunity through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and farm stand enterprises.

      To learn about the Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens, visit http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/marketgardens

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      4:00 pm
      High Point Market Garden Farm Stand open Wednesdays
    10. Chair massage to benefit Arthritis Foundation @ Massage Envy Spa
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Massage Envy Spa West Seattle (WSB sponsor) has joined forces with the Arthritis Foundation to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a day national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight the disease.

      Leading up to Wednesday, September 17, Massage Envy Spa West Seattle (WSB sponsor) will host chair massage on Wednesdays from 5-7 pm for $1/per minute, August 27, September 3 and 10. 100% of proceeds will be donated as part of the effort.

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      Chair massage to benefit Arthritis Foundation @ Massage Envy Spa
    11. Dance Time with Lauren Petrie @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Dances

      Wednesday September 3rd, 6-8 pm DANCE TIME With Lauren Petrie
      Come dance and celebrate friendship at work or play. Dance to music by friendly Lauren Petrie. Also your friendly staff will be featuring a friendly raffle event!!

      Suggested $5-$7 donation. Register early by calling (260) 932-4044 x 1.

      Sponsored by Terry Holm.

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      Dance Time with Lauren Petrie @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    12. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!
      Fairmount Park field
      Double the Fun!!
      Wed at 6 pm
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      Sun at 11 am
      (Follow WSUFF on Facebook)

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      6:00 pm
      WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
    13. 1st Wednesday Reiki Circle @ NW Ayurveda
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      1st Wednesday Reiki Circle
      at NW Ayurveda
      6:30-8:30pm $10

      Reduce tension and expand awareness. Bring balance and harmony to body and mind. Experience more of what the healing modality of Reiki is all about. Give and receive 15-20 minute sessions to soothing and tranquil music. Open to beginners as well as Reiki students and practitioners of all lineages looking to further their practice. Massage tables provided. Facilitated by Eileen Dey, M.A., LMHC, Director/founder of www.reikitrainingprogram.com.

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      1st Wednesday Reiki Circle @ NW Ayurveda
    14. Southwest Neighborhood District Council meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      *No August 2014 meeting*

      The Southwest Neighborhood District Council meets the first Wednesday of every month, 6:30–8:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle’s Nucor Room.

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      Southwest Neighborhood District Council meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    15. Jim Page performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Jim Page performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Wednesday September 3rd, 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Jim Page singer-songwriter: After seeing him perform at the High Sierra Music Festival in the summer of ‘97, Rob Bleetstein of Gavin wrote: “Jim Page is a lyrical genius with a guitar. This man personifies the word ‘free-flow.’ Page takes to the mic and the song invents itself on the spot; his talent is a natural wonder.” http://www.nodepression.com/profile/JimPage

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      Jim Page performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    16. Music Bingo! @ The Cask
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Every Wednesday night at The Cask (WSB sponsor) at 7 pm:

      Music Bingo is the new fun game in Seattle. You play just like regular bingo, but instead of numbers called out we play small clips from songs. If you have the song in the correct column you mark it off. It’s a cross between bingo, trivia, and karaoke. It’s fun and easy to play.

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      Music Bingo! @ The Cask
    17. Punk Rock Aerobics class series begins @ Hiawatha Community Center
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      West Seattle Punk Rock Aerobics

      For ages 11 and older:
      Emerge yourself in a unique group fitness class featuring cardio, strength training, flexibility and a kick-butt punk rock sound track! All fitness levels/high BMI encouraged. All kinds of music all kinds of people all kinds of fun!
      Location: Hiawatha Community Center (WSB sponsor)

      Wednesdays, 7–8 pm

      Class #117148
      9/3-9/24
      $55

      For more info, like us on Facebook: Seattle Punk Rock Aerobics

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      Punk Rock Aerobics class series begins @ Hiawatha Community Center
    18. West Seatttle Soul featuring Rippin Chicken @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Rippin Chicken performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 8:00 pm, Wednesday September 3rd.

      The boys are back to fill your music hole with some downright stunning R&B/Jazz/Funk grooves. As always, no cover!

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      West Seatttle Soul featuring Rippin Chicken @ Feedback Lounge
    19. Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli starts at 8:30 pm on Wednesday nights at Outwest Bar.

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      Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
    20. Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
      8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

      From Phil Tavel, host of Talarico’s Wednesday Night Trivia events:

      It’s every Wednesday night at 8:30 pm (going on five years now). It goes until a little after 10 pm. It’s $2 per person, and we have nomaximum or minimum team size. We usually get between 75 and 115 people. I give out cash prizes to the top 3 teams and bottles of champagne for the bottom three teams. Every season I have a special seasonal challenge that culminates in a $3 per person championship night. The Winter Challenge for 2013 starts next week.

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    21. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Wednesday with host Gen. Loball — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village. Special guest appearance by Karaoke Host Gen. Loball. Monkey back guarantee! Taking “Humpday” to a whole new level!

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    22. Open Mic Night @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Chuck Wilson. Sing us your songs. Originals encouraged. Sign up 8:00 pm

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    23. Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 12:59 am

      Fully backlined open mic at Skylark every Wednesday, 7:30pm sign-up / 9pm to close, ages 21+.

      Our Open Mic rules! There is no host to hog the spotlight, just a friendly sound engineer. You do a quick line check, introduce yourself to the audience, and get right to performing your 15-minute set (three songs is a good estimate since that includes set up and break down time).

      • No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer
      • Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!
      • Full menu available until midnight, hot toddy drink special for singer’s throats :)
      • All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type
      • 15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time)
      • Ludwig house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

      Sign-up begins at 8:00 pm. Music starts at 9:00 pm.

      Sign-up sheet goes out every Wednesday at 8:00 pm sharp (trivia will still be in progress so don’t be alarmed). You must be present in person to sign up for an open mic slot. The only exception is bands on tour who have made arrangements in advance for a particular time.
      Additional details here.

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  4. Sep
    4
    Thu
    2014

    1. $6 Hair Cuts! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:00 am – 2:30 pm

      $6 Hair Cuts!!
      Every Thursday here at the Senior Center of West Seattle from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. Provided by Washington Beauty School! Reservations required – pay at the front desk or call (206) 932-4044 ext 1 for appointment.

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    2. Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
      11:00 am – 11:30 am

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    3. First Thursday Democrats’ luncheon/discussion @ Daystar Retirement Village
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The 34th District Democrats hold their First Thursday Democrats meeting at Daystar (across from Westwood Village on Barton Street) starting at 11:30. Lunch is $8; anyone is welcome to attend this lunch and discussion group. Call Lois Elenich 932-6088 if you would like to attend so she can let Daystar know how many people are attending.

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    4. Toddler Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    5. West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The West Seattle Lions Club meets every Thursday at 12:00 pm at the West Seattle Senior Center 2nd Floor ( 4217 S.W. Oregon Street). Call Harvey Rowe at 206-762-1221 for reservations by Tuesday nights because we serve a good lunch for $7.00 on Thursdays!

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    6. Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Stewart Wechsler of Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures in Nature:


      Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      Every Thursday from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      $8 kids – $12 adults – suggested donation

      Join Stewart for a weekly learning and stewardship adventure at Camp Long, share in his unbounded knowledge and enthusiasm! We could find salamanders, owls, dragonflies, Sword Ferns and Bleeding Hearts! We’ll learn about their habitats and needs. All ages and knowledge levels will have a good time and learn something new. Meeting at the north end of the parking lot (the south end of the Lodge building). $8 – $12 per person suggested donation. Reservations suggested: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206-932-7225 (land). If rain is forecast, double check if class is going.

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    7. Community Orchard of West Seattle Work Party @ South Seattle College
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Join your neighbors and colleagues and fellow urban farmers every Thursday, 5–7 pm, starting March 13, at the Community Orchard of West Seattle.

      Help plant, tend, weed and harvest green leafy crops, berries, fruiting trees and other plants during this growing season at our huge urban garden and orchard! It’s time to prune trees and berry bushes, and develop ideal individual soil preparations for each crop to be planted.

      Questions on urban gardening, permaculture techniques, or your own problem plants are our specialty and are more than welcome! We hope to see you there! The Community Orchard of West Seattle is located at the east end of the parking lot adjacent to the Horticulture Center, north end of the campus at South Seattle Community College.

      What is Community Orchard of West Seattle?

      Community Orchard of West Seattle (COWS) provides a home-scale model that demonstrates how much food can be grown on a city-sized lot. Our produce goes to our volunteers, neighbors and local food security programs while we provide a venue for public agricultural education and community gathering. Using permaculture and organic growing principles, COWS demonstrates several different kinds of non-standard orchard techniques and garden configurations – most of which are based on no-till, polyculture, low-maintenance sustainable food production strategies.

      http://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Orchard-of-West-Seattle/180048328692486

      http://www.meetup.com/Community-Orchard-of-West-Seattle/

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    8. Seahawks vs. Packers season opener on the big screens @ Feedback Lounge
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing the season opener game of the Seahawks versus the Packers on the Big Screens starting at 5:30 pm.

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    9. Contemplative Worship service @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Contemplative Worship at Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      Thursday evenings, 6:30–7:00 pm in the Main Sanctuary:

      We take time each week to sit together in silence and allow our minds and bodies some precious quiet time amid our busy lives. Everyone is invited to join us for this simple and introspective service. Music, reading, candle lighting,
      silence.

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    10. ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged’ @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Thursday and Saturday, September 4th and 6th at 7:30 pm
      Sunday, September 7 at 2:30 pm

      at the Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium

      Cost: Pay as you are able, all proceeds benefit Renovo’s transitional home for women.

      Support a Senior Project and enjoy Shakespeare at his best, abbreviated! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged will be produced by two talented SLHS Seniors and all proceeds benefit Renovo’s transitional home for women who graduate from Union Gospel Mission’s Hope Place. Renovo helps battered women secure employment through relationships with local churches.

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    11. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Every Thursday night at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) at 8pm, enjoy The Deep Cuts hosted by DJ Kingblind and DJ G$.

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    12. Karaoke with Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Karaoke with Kelli starts at 8:30 pm on Thursday nights at Outwest Bar.

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      Karaoke with Kelli @ Outwest Bar
    13. Karaoke Thursday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Thursday with Host Guy — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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      Karaoke Thursday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
  5. Sep
    5
    Fri
    2014

    1. West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
      7:30 am – 9:00 am

      You’re welcome to check out this Toastmasters Club! The West Seattle Earlybirds meet every Friday morning at ArtsWest – find them online here and on Facebook here, plus they have a blog-format website here.

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Duwamish Longhouse Native Market & Jumble Days
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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      Categories: Sales

      Duwamish Longhouse Native Market & Jumble Days, a bit of everything: arts & crafts, estate, rummage sale and food. Free admission/parking for shoppers. RSVP tables at 206.431.1582. $15 per display table. Free display table to enrolled Duwamish members.

      When: Sept. 5 & 6, Fri. & Sat., 10 am–4 pm

      Where: Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.
      www.duwamishtribe.org. RSVP tables at 206.431.1582.

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    3. Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
      10:00 am – 1:45 pm

      Come to the Southwest library for up to one hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs.

      Help topics may include:
      - Using the Library’s catalog
      - Downloading e-books and audiobooks
      - Computer basics
      - Internet basics
      - Email
      - Microsoft Word

      Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair.
      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is required
      ; Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes.

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    4. Delridge Grocery’s Friday Farmstand
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Delridge Grocery’s Friday Farmstand is now open every Friday all summer long. Fresh, local, sustainable fruits and vegetables in Delridge!

      Hours: 4:30-7:30 pm

      Location: 5435 Delridge Way SW
      (Two doors south of the library, across the street from our future full-service grocery location.)

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    5. 2nd Annual San Gennaro Festival @ Georgetown
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      San Gennaro Foundation of Seattle once again brings a traditional Italian heritage celebration with food, wine and entertainment to Georgetown September 5th through 7th:

      Festival attendees will enjoy a weekend of wonderful Italian cuisine and wares, a beer and wine garden and more, including plenty of lively entertainment. This year’s headliner is one of the best Italian-American bands in the country, Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms, playing Saturday at 1 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday at 12 pm and 4:30 pm.

      FESTIVAL HOURS:
      Friday Sept 5th, 6 pm–10 pm
      Saturday Sept 6th, 10 am–10 pm
      Sunday Sept 7th, 10 am–6 pm

      Other highlights include a kids’ area with different activities throughout the day, including free face painting, “Cinema Sotto Le Stelle” (Movie Under the Stars) on Friday night, an appearance by Italian Chef Maria Concetta who will be joining us all the way from Sicily, Italy at the Chiodo Brokerage booth, and Father Saguto of the North American Martyrs Church will once again lead a traditional procession first thing Saturday morning starting at 12 pm.

      Last year, the San Gennaro Foundation donated festival proceeds to the Puget Sound Blood Center, and this year the Foundation is proud to support another worthwhile cause as its 2014 benefiting charity: The Goodtimes Project. The Goodtimes Project is an organization that offers families affected by childhood cancer a cost-free week of summer camp called Camp Goodtimes.

      Volunteers from the Goodtimes Project will be available throughout the weekend to share more about their organization.

      The festival will once again hold a blood drive to raise awareness and much needed donations for the Puget Sound Blood Center.

      The San Gennaro Foundation is a non-profit organization created in 2013 to honor St. Gennaro, the Patron Saint of Naples, and his commitment to help people in need. The Foundation’s goal is to raise money through events such as the San Gennaro Festival to help support local community efforts.

      Festival location on South Angelo Street and Ellis Ave South. For more information about the festival or about Saint Gennaro, please visit our website at www.sangennarofestivalseattle.org.

      For more information about the GoodTimes Project, please visit their web site at www.thegoodtimesproject.org.

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    6. Rylei Franks performs @ C&P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Rylei Franks performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday, September 5th from 7–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Rylei Franks; acoustic solo artist from the Spokane area mostly acoustic rock. http://www.reverbnation.com/ryleifranks

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    7. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

      Ages 13-19
      OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoop, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

      Fridays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, High Point Community Center, South Park Community Center

      Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, Delridge Community Center

      The Late Night Recreation Program is a fun, safe environment for high-risk Seattle youth. Our goal is to save the lives of our youth, create opportunities for success and provide positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and other undesirable activities. The Late Night Recreation Program targets youth most prone to harmful behavior and shows them the possibility of having a positive future. We provide: Educational services such as tutoring, computer and teen parenting programs, inter-cultural activities such as ethnic dance, and bead-making. Also athletic activities such as basketball, volleyball, martial arts and other sports.

      Please call 206.684.7438 for a complete list of upcoming activities.
      Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

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      Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
    8. Claudia Nygaard performs @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Claudia Nygaard performs at Kenyon Hall Friday, September 5, at 7:30 pm.

      KClaudia first performed at the hall last summer, and we’re delighted to welcome her back. She’s a first-rate guitarist and singer with a wry sense of humor and a knack for spellbinding storytelling. Please visit www.claudianygaard.com for more information.

      Reserved table seats are $14. Row seating is $12 general and $10 seniors. With a reservation, row seating is only $10 general and $8 seniors. Elementary, middle & high school students are $5. Pre-school children are free. To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation.

      Come spend some time this month at West Seattle’s Lighthearted Entertainment Palace. And save room for one of our locally sourced, free-range Root Beer Floats!

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      Claudia Nygaard performs @ Kenyon Hall
    9. Karaoke Friday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Friday with Host Guy — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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    10. The Castaways perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The Castaways – Seattle’s Loudest Ukulele Band –perform live on Friday September 5th, 9:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor).

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      The Castaways perform @ Feedback Lounge
    11. Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Video Mix Show with VJ Andy on Friday nights, 9:00 pm at Outwest Bar.

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  6. Sep
    6
    Sat
    2014

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

      The West Seattle adult/big kid soccer pickup game every Saturday morning is at Delridge Playfield (next to the Delridge Community Center). Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring a light and a dark shirt, a good attitude, and come get some exercise! On Facebook under “West Seattle Sunday Soccer.

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    2. First Aid & CPR/AED Training @ Hope Lutheran Church and School
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      First Aid & CPR/AED (automatic defibrillator device) Training will be offered at Hope Lutheran Church and School. All are welcome to attend. Phil Bransford, retired Kirkland firefighter and medic, will instruct the class.

      Saturday, September 6, 2014
      9:00 am to 12:00 noon
      Hope Lutheran Church and School Commons (main entrance)

      Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

      Fee: $25 per student; paid to Sound CPR Training; due on or before the day of the class

      Please contact the church office by August 27th to register. Requests received to attend after this deadline will be considered on a space-available basis. If you have any questions, please contact Delores Kannas, RN, at 206-937-6549 or email deloresk@hotmail.com.

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    3. Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
      9:00 am – 9:00 am

      Welcome: If you have a heartbeat or can draw a breath, you are welcome to come and join us. No experience or prior knowledge needed.

      My name is Caylen Storm, I have been teaching Tai Chi locally for a few years and I would like to invite you and yours to join me for an informal hour of Tai Chi on every Saturday of the month, Spring Through Fall. The class is FREE so all you need to bring is a smile and the right clothes for the weather.

      The class, as always, is open to anyone curious about the marvelous art of Tai Chi. All we ask is that you dress for the weather and bring friends. The main focus of the class is in teaching people what they can do to improve the basic quality of daily life, i.e. smoother, deeper breathing, a more stable sense of balance, how to let stress pass by us rather than trapping it in our bodies, etc. We will be out in the fresh air, having a grand time and maybe even learning something before we’re done.

      When: We begin class at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday April 5th, 2014 and continue until September 27th, 2014.

      Where: We meet just West of the Statue of Liberty, but will move the class up or down the beach to accommodate the many festivals that occur during Summer.

      Contact Lao-Shi (teacher) Caylen Storm at 206-385- 8841 or Caylen@stormtaichi.com

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    4. 2nd Annual San Gennaro Festival @ Georgetown
      10:00 am – 10:00 pm

      San Gennaro Foundation of Seattle once again brings a traditional Italian heritage celebration with food, wine and entertainment to Georgetown September 5th through 7th:

      Festival attendees will enjoy a weekend of wonderful Italian cuisine and wares, a beer and wine garden and more, including plenty of lively entertainment. This year’s headliner is one of the best Italian-American bands in the country, Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms, playing Saturday at 1 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday at 12 pm and 4:30 pm.

      FESTIVAL HOURS:
      Friday Sept 5th, 6 pm–10 pm
      Saturday Sept 6th, 10 am–10 pm
      Sunday Sept 7th, 10 am–6 pm

      Other highlights include a kids’ area with different activities throughout the day, including free face painting, “Cinema Sotto Le Stelle” (Movie Under the Stars) on Friday night, an appearance by Italian Chef Maria Concetta who will be joining us all the way from Sicily, Italy at the Chiodo Brokerage booth, and Father Saguto of the North American Martyrs Church will once again lead a traditional procession first thing Saturday morning starting at 12 pm.

      Last year, the San Gennaro Foundation donated festival proceeds to the Puget Sound Blood Center, and this year the Foundation is proud to support another worthwhile cause as its 2014 benefiting charity: The Goodtimes Project. The Goodtimes Project is an organization that offers families affected by childhood cancer a cost-free week of summer camp called Camp Goodtimes.

      Volunteers from the Goodtimes Project will be available throughout the weekend to share more about their organization.

      The festival will once again hold a blood drive to raise awareness and much needed donations for the Puget Sound Blood Center.

      The San Gennaro Foundation is a non-profit organization created in 2013 to honor St. Gennaro, the Patron Saint of Naples, and his commitment to help people in need. The Foundation’s goal is to raise money through events such as the San Gennaro Festival to help support local community efforts.

      Festival location on South Angelo Street and Ellis Ave South. For more information about the festival or about Saint Gennaro, please visit our website at www.sangennarofestivalseattle.org.

      For more information about the GoodTimes Project, please visit their web site at www.thegoodtimesproject.org.

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    5. Duwamish Longhouse Native Market & Jumble Days
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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      Categories: Sales

      Duwamish Longhouse Native Market & Jumble Days, a bit of everything: arts & crafts, estate, rummage sale and food. Free admission/parking for shoppers. RSVP tables at 206.431.1582. $15 per display table. Free display table to enrolled Duwamish members.

      When: Sept. 5 & 6, Fri. & Sat., 10 am–4 pm

      Where: Duwamish Longhouse, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.
      www.duwamishtribe.org. RSVP tables at 206.431.1582.

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      Duwamish Longhouse Native Market & Jumble Days
    6. GriefShare recovery/support group begins @ Grace Church
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Grace Church will host a 13-week GriefShare recovery support group for those that have lost a loved one by death. The group meets on Saturday mornings 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. You are free to start at anytime.

      The one time cost is $15. For your workbook. Classes will start September 6th and end November 29th.

      Contact Grace Church 206- 937-8400 or Barb at 206-932-7459.

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    7. Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt needs you! Volunteer with Nature Consortium and help restore vital habitat in Seattle’s largest remaining forest. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plant species, mulch, clean up litter, and plant native trees and shrubs.

      Nature Consortium hosts volunteer restoration work parties year round. Currently we are working Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm in the West Duwamish Greenbelt located in West Seattle. Come experience some fun in the forest as we engage in hands-on conservation work.

      We provide tools, gloves, and all the training you need to get started. Each work party begins with a short informal forest ecology workshop. Volunteers can expect to pitch in for a variety of restoration activities including removing invasive plants, mulching, and forest maintenance. Planting occurs October-March, and summer months also include forest monitoring.

      We blend art and nature in everything that we do. Performing artists “play in the woods” during many of our work parties, and include singers and instrumentalists. Learn more and sign up today at www.naturec.org/volunteer.

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

      ·Spend the day in the great outdoors
      ·Learn about local forest ecology
      ·Meet and hang out with fun people
      ·Listen to great local music
      ·Make a difference in your community
      ·Get Service Learning credit or building a resume
      ·Earn a free t-shirt after 12 hours of service
      ·Rack up a ton of cool points!

      For Groups or Teams:
      Looking for team building or group volunteer activities? Nature Consortium offers a fun and unique experience for groups of any size that includes tools, gloves, learning, and live music in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Please contact volunteer@naturec.org to schedule a restoration event with your team or to learn more!

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    8. Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

      “Our weekly storytime is back, Saturdays at 11 am. We usually do 2-3 stories, and offer treats for the kids. All ages are welcome!”

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    9. Thriftway’s barbecue benefiting Humane Society
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor) kicks off their Dog Days of Summer events with barbecue lunches on September 6th, 11 am to 4 pm. The proceeds go to the Seattle / King County Humane Society!

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      Thriftway’s barbecue benefiting Humane Society
    10. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

      Tue/Thu: 5 pm–8 pm
      Sat/Sun: 11 am–4 pm

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    11. West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    12. Vietnamese storytime @ Delridge Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Every Saturday, 11:30 am–12 pm at the Delridge Library, Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!) Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Các sự kiện và chương trình của thư viện hoàn toàn miễn phí. Không bắt buộc phải ghi danh trước.

      Translation: Bring your child to the library to celebrate stories, songs, and rhymes in Vietnamese!

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    13. Bluegrass Barbecue Fundraising Festival @ Kenyon Hall
      12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Happening at at Kenyon Hall on Saturday, September 6, from Noon to 8:00 pm:

      Bluegrass Barbecue Fundraising Festival

      We’re raising money for our Flush Fund (The bathrooms do need upgrading!) with a Festival of Great Food, Drink, and Music. For high-quality comestibles we’ve engaged the catering services of our next-door neighbors, Locöl Barley & Vine. Chef Charlie has conjured up a special menu for the grill, accompanied by Locöl’s artisan wine and beer. A $15 per person admission charge includes a free drink to encourage your further participation. There’ll be plenty of food, wine and beer for purchase, and after expenses, all proceeds will benefit the Kenyon Hall Flush Fund. Four local Bluegrass bands will alternate with complementary sets at the Mighty Wurlitzer. This is a 21-and-over event. No reservations are necessary. Please come on by and help us with our
      upgrade.!

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      Bluegrass Barbecue Fundraising Festival @ Kenyon Hall
    14. Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    15. LEGO Mania! @ Delridge Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      It’s LEGO Mania at the Delridge Library on Saturday, September 6, 2014, 2–3:30 pm.

      Take our LEGO-building challenge or create something super-fantastic from your own imagination! We’ve got the bricks, you bring the mad LEGO skills. For ages 5-12 (Children ages 5-7 should be accompanied by an adult).

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    16. Salsa on Alki
      5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

      Salsa on Alki will be held from 5:30–10 pm: it begins with a beginning lesson in salsa at 5:30 pm for an hour and then music is played until 10 pm.

      $10 cover gets you in to the lesson and the dance. Come Join us at the Statue of Liberty right across from the Starbucks on Alki Beach. Look for the tents and listen for the music, you can’t miss us!

      Salsa on Alki Dates:
      September 6th & 13th

      Visit the Salsa on Alki Facebook Page:
      https://www.facebook.com/SalsaOnAlkiBeach?fref=ts

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    17. 4th Annual Skihawks “Livin’ the Dream” Charity Auction @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Walmesley Center
      6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      The SKIHAWKS inspire and involve athletes with developmental challenges in the alpine, Nordic, and snowboarding winter sports disciplines to enhance their lives, build self-esteem, confidence, and independence.

      Skihawks “Livin’ the Dream” Charity Auction

      Saturday, September 6, 2014
      Our Lady of Guadalupe Walmesley Center
      6:30 pm to 9:30 pm (early check in at 6:00 pm)

      Tickets $50 per person, $30 per Skihawks athlete

      Includes unlimited hors d’oeuvres, a commemorative glass, 3 glasses of beer and/or wine, live music, wine grab, dessert dash, silent and live auctions and an amazing group of people!

      Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skihawksracing?me

      ORDER TICKETS NOW! https://www.charityauctionorganizer.com/Az/73877bdf-0939-4ee6-9eac-fa5cd8fdd323/OnlineCatalog/

      When you purchase your ticket, you will receive an e-mail confirmation
      THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THE SPECIAL ATHLETES OF THE SKIHAWKS RACING TEAM!
      100% of the proceeds go to the Skihawks Racing Team, a 501(c )(3) nonprofit ID# 65-1192984

      This is the fundraising event we have coming up to support our team of 75 winter sports athletes with developmental challenges and 80 plus volunteers coaches. This will be our 3rd year at our Lady of Guadalupe in the newly rededicated Walmesley Center on 35th. Our team has been serving athletes with developmental challenges for over 30 years.

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      4th Annual Skihawks “Livin’ the Dream” Charity Auction @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Walmesley Center
    18. Philip Mariconda performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Singer/songwriter Philip Mariconda performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) Saturday, September 6th, 7 pm–9 pm.

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      Philip Mariconda performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    19. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

      Ages 13-19
      OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoop, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

      Fridays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, High Point Community Center, South Park Community Center

      Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, Delridge Community Center

      The Late Night Recreation Program is a fun, safe environment for high-risk Seattle youth. Our goal is to save the lives of our youth, create opportunities for success and provide positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and other undesirable activities. The Late Night Recreation Program targets youth most prone to harmful behavior and shows them the possibility of having a positive future. We provide: Educational services such as tutoring, computer and teen parenting programs, inter-cultural activities such as ethnic dance, and bead-making. Also athletic activities such as basketball, volleyball, martial arts and other sports.

      Please call 206.684.7438 for a complete list of upcoming activities.
      Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

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    20. ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged’ @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Thursday and Saturday, September 4th and 6th at 7:30 pm
      Sunday, September 7 at 2:30 pm

      at the Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium

      Cost: Pay as you are able, all proceeds benefit Renovo’s transitional home for women.

      Support a Senior Project and enjoy Shakespeare at his best, abbreviated! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged will be produced by two talented SLHS Seniors and all proceeds benefit Renovo’s transitional home for women who graduate from Union Gospel Mission’s Hope Place. Renovo helps battered women secure employment through relationships with local churches.

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      ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged’ @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium
    21. Jefferson Angell performs @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Jefferson Angell performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) Saturday September 6th at 9:00 pm.

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      Jefferson Angell performs @ Feedback Lounge
    22. Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.
      Karaoke & Dance all night long! Let’s party!!

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      Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
    23. ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at midnight @ Admiral Theater
      11:59 pm – 11:59 pm
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      Categories: Films

      Monthly – every first Saturday night of the month at midnight, shadow cast and all.

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      ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at midnight @ Admiral Theater
  7. Sep
    7
    Sun
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    1. West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      7:30 am – 7:30 am
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      Categories: Sports

      The West Seattle adult/big kid soccer pickup game every Sunday morning is at Delridge Playfield (next to the Delridge Community Center). Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring a light and a dark shirt, a good attitude, and come get some exercise! On Facebook under “West Seattle Sunday Soccer.

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      West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
    2. West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      These are the standing listings sent to us by West Seattle churches – yours is welcome to send one too (editor@westseattleblog.com)

      *Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “living the way of Jesus” with the motto of “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors”. Services begin at 10 am. Day care available, Sunday school for elementary age children, older youth meet on Sunday evenings for learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups. Founded in 1909. Dynamic Facebook page

      *Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation – “Feeding your spirit, expanding your mind, working for justice”. Sunday service 10:30 AM, Thursday Evening Contemplative Service 6:30 -7:00 PM. Come visit us, we have a vibrant children’s program and inspiring music. 7141 California Ave SW, Seattle. 206-935-0418

      *The Way Church Of God has a service Sundays at 11 am at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW. Home group on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. 206.932.6824, thewaycog.com.

      *Calvary Chapel West Seattle meets Sundays at 10 am and 7 pm at The Senior Center of West Seattle , 4217 SW Oregon. For more info: www.calvarychapelwestseattle.org or 206 391-0996

      *St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church (right beside West Seattle High School) offers classes for children aged 3-6 and 7-12 every Sunday from 10 AM to 11 AM. Based on the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori, the children and trained catechists listen to God through scripture and liturgy. They work with carefully developed materials based on certain parables,stories about Jesus and exercises of practical life in a dedicated space called an Atrium. Older children explore the Old Testament, continue their study of Biblical Geography and deepen their prayer life. For more information call the church office at 937-4545 or Julia Wight at 932-1973.

      *Journey Foursquare Church – is a warmly welcoming congregation of Jesus-followers who heed the words of St. Francis of Assisi “Preach the Gospel – using words only if necessary”. We feel the best expression of the compassion of Jesus is not by judging others, but by living His teachings by feeding the poor (we provide a weekly foodbank on Sunday nights), providing clothing for the naked, healing the sick (prayer & assistance) and preaching the good news of Jesus in the prisons & youth detention centers of King County. We have a large outreach to the homeless population of West Seattle… Sunday service is 6 PM held in the fellowship of our dear friends at St. John The Baptist Episcopal Church – enter through the doors on the southeast corner of 42nd Ave & SW Hanford SW. 206/890-8110. Come join us!

      *Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, West Seattle Ward: Sunday services; Sacrament Meeting 9 – 10 am; Sunday School 10 – 11 am; Priesthood and Relief Society 11 am – 12 pm, 4001 44th Ave SW.

      *Fauntleroy Church, United Church of Christ (9140 California Ave SW). The people of Fauntleroy Church have gathered since 1908, providing a safe and sacred place to discover who we are, how God is present in our lives, and what following Jesus means, here and now. We respect the
      unique expectations and gifts that each person brings and are united in the belief that God is still speaking and that loving one another makes a difference. Worship and church school at 10 am; robust music ministry. www.fauntleroyucc.org; 206-932-5600.

      Skate Church is now in our NEW location in Admiral! We are a Youth Church who has been serving the youth of West Seattle for over 7 years — and recently moved into our new location in the youth room of our friends at Westside Presbyterian Church at 3601 California Avenue SW. We are “open and welcoming” to youth from ALL backgrounds, for middle through high school grades. meeting every Tuesday, 4-8 pm. (In the summer months June-August we meet for BBQ & Games at Whale Tail Park at Alki Beach). All activities are fully chaperoned by adults who have been undergone National Background Check screenings. For more information, call 206/890-8110.

      *Bethany Community Church/West Seattle worships at 10:00am on Sundays at High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave SW. For more information, please visit our website or Facebook page.

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      West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
    3. 2nd Annual San Gennaro Festival @ Georgetown
      10:00 am – 6:00 pm

      San Gennaro Foundation of Seattle once again brings a traditional Italian heritage celebration with food, wine and entertainment to Georgetown September 5th through 7th:

      Festival attendees will enjoy a weekend of wonderful Italian cuisine and wares, a beer and wine garden and more, including plenty of lively entertainment. This year’s headliner is one of the best Italian-American bands in the country, Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms, playing Saturday at 1 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday at 12 pm and 4:30 pm.

      FESTIVAL HOURS:
      Friday Sept 5th, 6 pm–10 pm
      Saturday Sept 6th, 10 am–10 pm
      Sunday Sept 7th, 10 am–6 pm

      Other highlights include a kids’ area with different activities throughout the day, including free face painting, “Cinema Sotto Le Stelle” (Movie Under the Stars) on Friday night, an appearance by Italian Chef Maria Concetta who will be joining us all the way from Sicily, Italy at the Chiodo Brokerage booth, and Father Saguto of the North American Martyrs Church will once again lead a traditional procession first thing Saturday morning starting at 12 pm.

      Last year, the San Gennaro Foundation donated festival proceeds to the Puget Sound Blood Center, and this year the Foundation is proud to support another worthwhile cause as its 2014 benefiting charity: The Goodtimes Project. The Goodtimes Project is an organization that offers families affected by childhood cancer a cost-free week of summer camp called Camp Goodtimes.

      Volunteers from the Goodtimes Project will be available throughout the weekend to share more about their organization.

      The festival will once again hold a blood drive to raise awareness and much needed donations for the Puget Sound Blood Center.

      The San Gennaro Foundation is a non-profit organization created in 2013 to honor St. Gennaro, the Patron Saint of Naples, and his commitment to help people in need. The Foundation’s goal is to raise money through events such as the San Gennaro Festival to help support local community efforts.

      Festival location on South Angelo Street and Ellis Ave South. For more information about the festival or about Saint Gennaro, please visit our website at www.sangennarofestivalseattle.org.

      For more information about the GoodTimes Project, please visit their web site at www.thegoodtimesproject.org.

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      2nd Annual San Gennaro Festival @ Georgetown
    4. West Seattle Farmers’ Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Every Sunday, year-round! In The Junction. Look for the newest Ripe ‘n’ Ready List here.

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      West Seattle Farmers’ Market
    5. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

      Tue/Thu: 5 pm–8 pm
      Sat/Sun: 11 am–4 pm

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    6. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!
      Fairmount Park field
      Double the Fun!!
      Wed at 6 pm
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      (Follow WSUFF on Facebook)

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    7. DIY Bikes – Free Bicycle Repairs @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


      DIY Bikes – Free Bicycle Repairs
      Aug. 24, noon-4 pm
      At West Seattle Tool Library
      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

      DIY Bikes is hosting bicycle repair clinics (and repairing bicycles, too) every Sunday through September. Also accepting donated bikes to be fixed up and given to youth who need one.

      DIY will provide the tools and the know how. Bring your own wheels to work on or help others with their wheels.

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      DIY Bikes – Free Bicycle Repairs @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    8. ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged’ @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium
      2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      Thursday and Saturday, September 4th and 6th at 7:30 pm
      Sunday, September 7 at 2:30 pm

      at the Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium

      Cost: Pay as you are able, all proceeds benefit Renovo’s transitional home for women.

      Support a Senior Project and enjoy Shakespeare at his best, abbreviated! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged will be produced by two talented SLHS Seniors and all proceeds benefit Renovo’s transitional home for women who graduate from Union Gospel Mission’s Hope Place. Renovo helps battered women secure employment through relationships with local churches.

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      ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged’ @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium
    9. Greg Spence Wolf and Steve Norris perform @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Singer/songwriters Greg Spence Wolf and Steve Norris perform at C & P Coffee House (WSB sponsor) on Sunday, September 7th, 3–5 pm. More info from C & P:

      Greg Spence Wolf and Steve Norris– singer-songwriters http://www.gregspencewolf.com/music.html

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      Greg Spence Wolf and Steve Norris perform @ C & P Coffee Company
    10. Trivia Night @ West Seattle Brewing Company
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      KJRW-West Seattle internet radio has partnered with West Seattle Trivial Entertainment to bring you Trivia at West Seattle Brewing Company Sunday nights at 7:30 pm. Topics include: Current Events, History, Pop Culture and more. It’s free to play. Prizes will be awarded.

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    11. Karaoke Sunday @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Sunday with Ryan, Sami Saurus, or Sam — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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  8. Sep
    8
    Mon
    2014

    1. Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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      Categories: Art

      MONDAY ARTISTS wants you. We are an established group of watercolorists who meet Monday mornings from 9:30 to noon at the Island View Apts across the street from West Seattle H.S. There is a minimal fee of $5 for the use of the room. First-timers are free. We start with a critique and paint the rest of the time. Beginners and experienced artists are welcome. If you are a beginner we can get you started. We usually have an annual show in the Fall. Some of us started knowing absolutely nothing and have ended up showing and selling our work on a regular basis. For more info call 206-932-1973 or e-mail me at rjwight@comcast .net

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    2. Alzheimer’s Association West Seattle Caregiver Support Group @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
      1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

      Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options.

      A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, 1:30–3:00 pm at Providence Mount St. Vincent, East Dining Room, 4831 35th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98126. Contact facilitator
      Martha Smith at 206.937.3701 x 28578 for details.

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    3. Lika Love Mobile Fashion Boutique @ Feedback Lounge
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Lika Love Mobile Fashion boutique will be at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) from 4–7 pm on Mondays in September.

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      Lika Love Mobile Fashion Boutique @ Feedback Lounge
    4. Free Teen Running Club
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) is offering a free teen running group every Monday at 5 pm for those in high school and college, all abilities welcome.

      This will be a great place to meet other youth who enjoy running, train for races like 5ks and half marathons, and improve overall fitness – It is a great social way to get in shape for cross country in the Fall.

      There will be prizes and fun activities. We meet at 5pm each Monday. CYO coach, John Slee is helping facilitate the group with West Seattle Runner.

      A Facebook group called “West Seattle Teen Running Group” will be the central place for future information about this upcoming running group. If you have questions, contact Lori McConnell at lori@westseattlerunner.com or call West Seattle Runner at (206)-938-0545.

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    5. Monday Night Football on the big screen @ Feedback Lounge
      5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Sports

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing Monday Night Football on the big screen. Welcome Seahawks fans!

      HAPPY HOUR
      $3 – $6 FOOD
      4 PM-6 PM
      10 PM-Mid

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    6. North Delridge Neighborhood Council meeting @ Delridge CC Park
      6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

      *MEETING LOCATION CHANGED FOR AUGUST – DELRIDGE COMMUNITY CENTER PARK*

      Now meeting at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, room 103 – The North Delridge Neighborhood Council meeting happens on the 2nd Monday of each month 6:30 PM – 7:45 pm. Get the agenda at ndnc.org.

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    7. Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

      Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library. This month’s title is “The Bonesetter’s Daughter” by Amy Tan.

      Book description: Ruth Young receives two packets of papers written in Chinese calligraphy — one entitled “Things I Know Are True” and the other “Things I Must Not Forget” — both written by her mother, who is now suffering from Alzheimer’s. As Ruth learns what is in these papers, she gains an understanding of her mother’s difficult and sad life.

      View in Catalog: “The Bonesetter’s Daughter” by Amy Tan

      Next Month’s Title: “Surveillance” by Jonathan Raban

      This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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    8. Denny International Middle School PTA general meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      September 8th – General PTA Meeting at Denny International Middle School, 7:00 pm – “Making The Grade.”

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      Denny International Middle School PTA general meeting
    9. Trivia with Luscious Lindsay @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Weekly trivia game hosted by Luscious Lindsay, Mondays 7:30-9 pm at Outwest Bar.

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      Trivia with Luscious Lindsay @ Outwest Bar
    10. Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Karaoke on Monday nights at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Chrystopher Mychael. Come be the star you know you are. Starts at 8:00 pm

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    11. Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Every Monday night at Shadowland, it’s pub-quiz time! 8-10 pm.

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      Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
    12. Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.
      Karaoke & Dance all night long!

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      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
  9. Sep
    9
    Tue
    2014

    1. Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt needs you! Volunteer with Nature Consortium and help restore vital habitat in Seattle’s largest remaining forest. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plant species, mulch, clean up litter, and plant native trees and shrubs.

      Nature Consortium hosts volunteer restoration work parties year round. Currently we are working Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm in the West Duwamish Greenbelt located in West Seattle. Come experience some fun in the forest as we engage in hands-on conservation work.

      We provide tools, gloves, and all the training you need to get started. Each work party begins with a short informal forest ecology workshop. Volunteers can expect to pitch in for a variety of restoration activities including removing invasive plants, mulching, and forest maintenance. Planting occurs October-March, and summer months also include forest monitoring.

      We blend art and nature in everything that we do. Performing artists “play in the woods” during many of our work parties, and include singers and instrumentalists. Learn more and sign up today at www.naturec.org/volunteer.

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

      ·Spend the day in the great outdoors
      ·Learn about local forest ecology
      ·Meet and hang out with fun people
      ·Listen to great local music
      ·Make a difference in your community
      ·Get Service Learning credit or building a resume
      ·Earn a free t-shirt after 12 hours of service
      ·Rack up a ton of cool points!

      For Groups or Teams:
      Looking for team building or group volunteer activities? Nature Consortium offers a fun and unique experience for groups of any size that includes tools, gloves, learning, and live music in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Please contact volunteer@naturec.org to schedule a restoration event with your team or to learn more!

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    2. Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It’s Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your toddlers, ages 2-3, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    3. Tot Trek – Things with Wings @ Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      10:30 am – 11:45 am

      When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:30–11:45am
      Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      Pre-Register: Yes
      Cost: $4 per person

      Adults, explore the wonders of nature with your toddler. Trek through Camp Long searching field, forest, stream, and pond for all the things with wings. This program designed for 2-3 year olds with an adult companion.

      Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
      Contact Phone 206-684-7435
      Contact Email camplong@seattle.gov

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      Tot Trek – Things with Wings @ Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
    4. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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    5. Tuesday Afternoon Lincoln Park Nature Hikes
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Stewart Wechsler of Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures in Nature:

      Tuesdays After School Lincoln Park Nature Hike Series
      Every Tuesday afternoon – 3:30 pm–5:00 pm
      Join Stewart for a weekly afternoon nature learning and stewardship adventure at Lincoln Park, sharing in his unbounded knowledge and enthusiasm. We’ll see what’s flying, crawling, sprouting and blooming and check on the resident owls. All ages and knowledge levels will have fun while learning more. Meet at the northern of Lincoln’s 2 parking lots by the kiosk (across from SW Rose St, between SW Thistle St and SW Monroe St. (first lot S. of the 76 Station)

      $8 – $12 per person suggested donation. Reservations suggested: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 (land) If rain is forecast, double check if class is going.

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    6. West Seattle TimeBank Picnic Gathering @ Lincoln Park, Shelter #5
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      You’re Invited! Bring family and friends! Mark your calendars!
      September TimeBank Picnic Gathering:

      Tuesday, September 9th, 5–9 pm – Lincoln Park in West Seattle – Shelter #5 – North end of the park by the children’s wading pool and play area.

      Come and enjoy the last of summer with Timebank members from West Seattle, Vashon and Burien. Please bring a potluck dish to share. BYO Meat. BBQs will be ready for grilling. Feel free to bring the whole family, neighbors or friends! Have fun sharing your experiences timebanking and meeting members and their families. Let’s get to know each other!

      Any questions contact: Tamsen Spengler @ 206-261-3586, ortamsenspengler@outlook.com.

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    7. West Seattle Community Orchestras’ weekly rehearsals @ Chief Sealth International High School
      5:30 pm – 5:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      West Seattle Community Orchestras rehearse weekly and welcome new members. More info here.

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      West Seattle Community Orchestras’ weekly rehearsals @ Chief Sealth International High School
    8. Cooking with Class 2014 @ Salty's on Alki
      6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      From Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      You’ve tossed down a few raw oysters from Taylor Shellfish and paired them with a great oyster wine — maybe the Firesteed Pinot Gris or Alexandria Nicole’s Albariño — out on Salty’s private-dining deck with a view of Seattle’s skyline across Elliott Bay. Now you’re ready to meet your chefs and get to work! This is Cooking with Class 2014, Tuesday, September 9, 6:00 to 9:30 pm. at Salty’s on Alki Beach in West Seattle.

      Participants choose three chefs and interact with them, actually making the dishes and learning their techniques.

      * 22 top Northwest chefs provide hands-on training to small groups of 8.
      * Each chef trains three groups of people for 30 minutes each.
      * Wineries pair their wines with the chefs’ food.
      * Live auction and door prizes with your hosts John Curley and Chef Jeremy McLachlan of Salty’s Seafood Grills.

      You might learn how to create a broth of spicy tomato and white wine to accent local clams (Canyon River Ranch), pair mango and prawns (Far-Eats), sear scallops in black pepper and vanilla brine (Andaluca) or soft poach an egg for your lobster bisque (Seastar Seattle). You get to choose — there are 22 local, amazing chefs who want to share their cooking tips and ideas on food. Throughout the evening, you work with three chefs in separate, small groups, putting the dish together, eating what you create and pairing it with wine donated/paired by wineries. That lobster bisque should go nicely with the 2012 Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Chardonnay; spot prawns with fresh corn polenta (Salish Lodge & Spa) will be a delight with Sparkman’s 2012 Apparition blend of Roussane, Grenache Blanc and Marsanne. Purple’s Spanish-style mussels will be set off perfectly with Dusted Valley’s 2012 Cabernet Franc.

      Date: Tuesday, September 9th
      Time: 6:00 to 9:30 pm
      Cost: $150 per person (must be 21 or older)
      Location: Salty’s on Alki Duwamish Room (Private Dining Downstairs)

      You’ll need to head to the website at seattledining.com/cwc to look over the chefs and their dishes, the wine pairings and see what you’d like to learn this year. Included you will find Salty’s on Alki Executive Chef Paolo Carey-DiGregorio, Alki Pastry Chef Jena Sorbera and Redondo Executive Chef Gabriel Cabrera. Sign up online, pay through PayPal, and you’ll be ready to go. We’ll send you a confirmation and you’ll see the auction book in advance to plan your strategy. It’s an evening you won’t want to miss.

      The cost of your entry tickets, raffle tickets and auction purchases helps others: the residents and participants of Providence ElderPlace and Providence Heritage House at the Market. These programs care for frail, low-income seniors, and the proceeds from Cooking with Class help fill in the gaps, making lives more comfortable and enjoyable. We can all appreciate what it must feel like to outlive your savings or family members. These programs provide care, socialization and, very importantly, the right to continue making your own decisions and direct your life to the best of your ability.

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    9. Storytelling Program monthly meeting @ Chaco Canyon Organic Café
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      You are invited to the monthly SEATTLE STORYTELLERS GUILD & CHACO CANYON ORGANIC CAFÉ Storytelling Program:

      Date: TUESDAY, (2nd Tuesday, Monthly)
      AT: Chaco Canyon Organic Café
      3770 SW Alaska St (& SW 38th)
      – Community Room

      TELLERS & WRITERS NIGHT!!
      Time: 6:00 to 7:00 pm
      Writing and Storytelling Workshop

      6:30 pm sign-up for OPEN MIC

      7:00 to 8:30 pm STORYTELLING PRESENTATION

      FEATURED STORYTELLERS & Open Mic Presenters

      You could learn something but you’ll hear a great story either way.

      WE’LL SEE YOU ON TUESDAY!!!

      *Questions: Nancy Calos-Nakano 206.795.0833 or culturalart@msn.com*

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    10. West Seattle Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:20 pm – 8:30 pm

      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation group offers meditation sessions on Tuesday evenings at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (across from the Delridge Community Center and Skatepark). Whether you are new to meditation or are an old hand, and regardless of your religious affiliation, you are welcome to join us! Open to the public and free (donations are welcome).

      We offer meditation instruction, group meditation, and a space for discussion and exploration of topics related to our practice, and a supportive community. Through our meditation we develop the possibility of meeting our everyday activities with awareness, peace, wisdom, compassion and a sense of humor.

      On-going Series (every Tuesday evening)

      6:20-6:30 PM: Meditation Instruction
      6:30-7:30 PM: Meditation
      7:30-8:00 PM: Guest Speaker or Group Discussion
      8:00-8:30 PM: Social time and refreshments

      Note that occasionally there may be a change in the schedule ‹ so it¹s always good to check the calendar before you come, to be sure we are meeting on any given Tuesday. West Seattle Shambhala also offers specific introductory classes from time to time, which will appear in the calendar,
      and in the general listing of introductory classes.

      Location:

      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      South Classroom
      4408 Delridge Way SW
      Seattle, WA 98107

      Parking:

      There¹s plenty of free parking!! Youngstown has a parking lot on the north side of the building. There¹s also street parking and spaces across the street at the Delridge Skatepark.

      Public Transportation:

      Youngstown is a short walk from the #50, #120, and #125 bus lines.

      Contact:

      For questions, please contact Ernestina Morris at 206-280-2231 or Susan Rosenberg at 720-300-8775 or email WestSeattleShambhala@gmail.com.

      Or to learn more about the Seattle Shambhala Meditation Center go to
      http://seattle.shambhala.org/.

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    11. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Spanish Storytime/Hora de cuentos at South Park Library Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm.

      ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias!

      Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Tania Hino de Mexico y Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador.

      Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Todos los martes a las 6:30 pm en la biblioteca de South Park.

      It’s Spanish Story Time for children and their families! Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our storytellers Tania Hino and Xiomara Melgar. Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at South Park Library.

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    12. West Seattle See Dogs training meeting @ The Kenney
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      West Seattle See Dogs (which trains future guide dogs – see WSB coverage here) holds their regular training meeting schedule every 2nd and 4th Tuesday (except holidays) at 6:30 pm at The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW. From Ruth Oldham of WSSD:

      “They Call It Puppy Love, and you’ll fall in love when you sign up to be a puppy raiser with Guide Dogs For The Blind. Adult and youth puppy raisers are needed who are willing to teach obedience and social skills. Training and support provided. Come join us so too can be part of this experience. Our volunteers are all working toward improving the quality of life for people who are blind. Come to our meetings at The Kenney and learn what’s involved…we need you!”

      Call Ruth Oldham at 206-953-0268 for additional information.

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    13. West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      The West Seattle Transportation Coalition meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, at High Point Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW, Room 207B (enter from the rear plaza).

      “The West Seattle Transportation Coalition (the WSTC) is a Peninsula-wide organization working to address transportation and mobility issues for Seattle’s largest constituency. The WSTC formed in September 2013, in response to the looming 27% cuts to King County Metro to West Seattle. We represent up to 100,000 people the 10 square mile area between the Duwamish River and Puget Sound.”

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    14. Admiral Neighborhood Association meeting @ The Sanctuary at Admiral
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Admiral Neighborhood Association:

      We meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Sanctuary at Admiral from 7 – 8:30 PM. Join us for our next meeting, all are welcome!

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    15. Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      It is story time at the Delridge Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian, Miss Bea.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    16. Fauntleroy Community Association board meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Community Center
      7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The monthly business meeting of the Fauntleroy Community Association board is on the second Tuesday starting at 7 pm in the conference room at the Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Community Center.

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    17. West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Categories: Meetup

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Dates: First and Third Tuesdays
      Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

      Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

      Cost:
      Retreats are $20 per full day and $10 half day
      Mini-Retreats are held quarterly at the Senior Center with members bringing machines,
      projects, irons, etc.

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    18. Surprise Bingo @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      “Surprise Bingo with your host Amora Dior” at Outwest Bar, Tuesdays at 7:30 pm.

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    19. Eric Apoe & They perform @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday September 9th, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), Eric Apoe & They perform at the BLUES TO DO weekly live event.

      “The cool part is the shows are going to be recorded live for TV and the music streamed as it happens on the Internet.” More info on BLUES TO DO series here.

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      Eric Apoe & They perform @ Feedback Lounge
    20. Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
      8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Trivia games each Tuesday night at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Bessie James. Signup at 8:00, starts at 8:30.

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    21. Baby Ketten Karaoke @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Baby Ketten Karaoke starts at 9 pm at Skylark Café & Club. Details on Baby Ketten and songlists here.

      “I know, I know, karaoke is supposed to kinda suck. It is traditionally composed of bad sound, limited song choices, and frat boy margaritaville sing-alongs. We do it all wrong with flattering sound systems, songs that you actually want to sing but can’t find anywhere, and magical song slips that self destruct if “grease megamix” is written on them.”

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    22. Karaoke Tuesday with Lady Leah @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Tuesday with host Lady Leah — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village. Come sing! Come dance!
      It’s gonna be a great night! You won’t want to miss it

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    23. Starlight singer/songwriter showcase @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday nights, 9 pm, at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant – check the calendar here.

      Hosted by Patrick Smail. Seattle area songwriters sign up and perform their latest work. Tuesdays nights. 9–11 pm.

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  10. Sep
    10
    Wed
    2014

    1. Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    2. Toddler Story Time @ Southwest Library
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian!

      Wednesdays 10:30–11 am, and 11:30 am–12 pm

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    3. Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    4. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      Please join us…Our club meets 7:00 am every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, and Noon every 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Be’s Restaurant in the Junction, at 4509 California Ave SW. Park in rear lot and enter the rear door.

      Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

      Contact us at 206-938-8032 or warrenlawless@comcast.net

      Visit us on Facebook, Read what’s happening on our Blog, and check out our photo album on Flickr

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    5. Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      12:00 pm – 3:45 pm

      Come to the West Seattle (Admiral) library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and Library services. Registration is required. Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs.

      Help topics may include:
      - Using the Library’s catalog
      - Downloading e-books and audiobooks
      - Computer basics
      - Internet basics
      - Email
      - Microsoft Word

      Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair.
      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is required
      . Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7444. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Wednesdays, between noon and 3:45 pm.

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    6. American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      What: American Mah Jongg in West Seattle!
      When: Wednesdays, 1-3 pm
      Where: Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St
      Who: Everyone is welcome – all ages

      This is a very friendly group that has a terrific teacher, and the rest of us get a little better each week. Beginners are welcome!

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    7. High Point Market Garden Farm Stand open Wednesdays
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands open this week offering fresh organic produce picked right from the P-Patch market gardens. Grown by low-income gardeners, the produce that is fresh right now is spinach, carrots, leafy vegetables, new onions, peas, turnips, and radishes, to name a few.

      The High Point Farm Stand, located at 32nd Ave SW and SW Juneau Street, will be open every Wednesday beginning July 9th to September 24th. The hours of operation are 4 pm–7 pm.

      Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens is a program of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and P-Patch Trust to support low-income gardeners and neighborhoods. Its mission is to establish safe, healthy communities and economic opportunity through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and farm stand enterprises.

      To learn about the Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens, visit http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/marketgardens

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    8. Chair massage to benefit Arthritis Foundation @ Massage Envy Spa
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Massage Envy Spa West Seattle (WSB sponsor) has joined forces with the Arthritis Foundation to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a day national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight the disease.

      Leading up to Wednesday, September 17, Massage Envy Spa West Seattle (WSB sponsor) will host chair massage on Wednesdays from 5-7 pm for $1/per minute, August 27, September 3 and 10. 100% of proceeds will be donated as part of the effort.

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    9. MELT method workshop @ West Seattle Runner
      6:00 pm – 8:15 pm

      From West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor):

      We had a great response to our MELT method workshop and we see the potential for it keeping runners healthy and preventing injury (and helping with existing injuries).

      Jill Pagano, a certified instructor and owner of Center of Movement and Healing will offer a 3 class series for our runners and walkers right here at West Seattle Runner! The class dates are: Sept 10th, Sept 24th, Oct 1st. The classes will start at 6:00 pm and you will have three start times to choose from each evening (either 6 pm, 6:45 pm or 7:30 pm). You can attend one or all three classes. The cost is $25 per class or $60 for the entire series. The first class is taking care of her lowback and hips, the second is knees and feet and the third is upper back and neck.

      You must register at:
      https://www.eventbrite.com/e/take-care-of-your-low-back-hips-w-melt-method-west-seattle-runner-tickets-12746574347.
      The equipment will be provided for you.

      Upcoming Events in September:
      Wednesday Sept 17th 6:30 pm group run is a Nutrition Night sponsored by Powerbar. You can hear about nutrition before the run and try out samples. Meet at West Seattle Runner.

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    10. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!
      Fairmount Park field
      Double the Fun!!
      Wed at 6 pm
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    11. 34th District Democrats’ meeting @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month. You can check out the agenda here.

      June 11 Meeting: $15 Minimum Wage
      Our June meeting will discuss the $15 minimum wage planned in Seattle. While the City Council may have already acted by June 11th, there still might be an initiative on the fall ballot. All the speakers are not yet identified, but we’ll update this news item and the agenda page here as speakers confirm. We’ll also hear from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove and consider a resolution on Social Security Vision 2025. More info on the agenda page.

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    12. Music Bingo! @ The Cask
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Every Wednesday night at The Cask (WSB sponsor) at 7 pm:

      Music Bingo is the new fun game in Seattle. You play just like regular bingo, but instead of numbers called out we play small clips from songs. If you have the song in the correct column you mark it off. It’s a cross between bingo, trivia, and karaoke. It’s fun and easy to play.

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    13. Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli starts at 8:30 pm on Wednesday nights at Outwest Bar.

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    14. Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
      8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

      From Phil Tavel, host of Talarico’s Wednesday Night Trivia events:

      It’s every Wednesday night at 8:30 pm (going on five years now). It goes until a little after 10 pm. It’s $2 per person, and we have nomaximum or minimum team size. We usually get between 75 and 115 people. I give out cash prizes to the top 3 teams and bottles of champagne for the bottom three teams. Every season I have a special seasonal challenge that culminates in a $3 per person championship night. The Winter Challenge for 2013 starts next week.

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    15. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Wednesday with host Gen. Loball — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village. Special guest appearance by Karaoke Host Gen. Loball. Monkey back guarantee! Taking “Humpday” to a whole new level!

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    16. Open Mic Night @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Chuck Wilson. Sing us your songs. Originals encouraged. Sign up 8:00 pm

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    17. Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 12:59 am

      Fully backlined open mic at Skylark every Wednesday, 7:30pm sign-up / 9pm to close, ages 21+.

      Our Open Mic rules! There is no host to hog the spotlight, just a friendly sound engineer. You do a quick line check, introduce yourself to the audience, and get right to performing your 15-minute set (three songs is a good estimate since that includes set up and break down time).

      • No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer
      • Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!
      • Full menu available until midnight, hot toddy drink special for singer’s throats :)
      • All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type
      • 15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time)
      • Ludwig house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

      Sign-up begins at 8:00 pm. Music starts at 9:00 pm.

      Sign-up sheet goes out every Wednesday at 8:00 pm sharp (trivia will still be in progress so don’t be alarmed). You must be present in person to sign up for an open mic slot. The only exception is bands on tour who have made arrangements in advance for a particular time.
      Additional details here.

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  11. Sep
    11
    Thu
    2014

    1. $6 Hair Cuts! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:00 am – 2:30 pm

      $6 Hair Cuts!!
      Every Thursday here at the Senior Center of West Seattle from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. Provided by Washington Beauty School! Reservations required – pay at the front desk or call (206) 932-4044 ext 1 for appointment.

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    2. Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
      11:00 am – 11:30 am

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
    3. Toddler Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    4. West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The West Seattle Lions Club meets every Thursday at 12:00 pm at the West Seattle Senior Center 2nd Floor ( 4217 S.W. Oregon Street). Call Harvey Rowe at 206-762-1221 for reservations by Tuesday nights because we serve a good lunch for $7.00 on Thursdays!

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    5. Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Stewart Wechsler of Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures in Nature:


      Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      Every Thursday from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      $8 kids – $12 adults – suggested donation

      Join Stewart for a weekly learning and stewardship adventure at Camp Long, share in his unbounded knowledge and enthusiasm! We could find salamanders, owls, dragonflies, Sword Ferns and Bleeding Hearts! We’ll learn about their habitats and needs. All ages and knowledge levels will have a good time and learn something new. Meeting at the north end of the parking lot (the south end of the Lodge building). $8 – $12 per person suggested donation. Reservations suggested: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206-932-7225 (land). If rain is forecast, double check if class is going.

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    6. ‘A Night in Spain’ paella dinner @ West Seattle Senior Center
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      On Thursday September 11th, the West Seattle Senior Center is hosting “A Night in Spain” Paella Dinner at 5 pm. Sponsored by Humana with Chef Jim Yragui, and the Flamenca Luz dancers!! Reservations must be prepaid, $20 each. You do not have to be a senior to attend! Phone: 206-932-4044 x 1, or online @ www.sc-ws.org

      Program:
      5:00 pm – Tapas (Appetizers) and Wine
      5:45 pm – Ensalada (Salad)
      6:00 pm – Chicken and Seafood Paella
      6:45 pm – Postre (Dessert)
      7:00 pm – Entertainment by the Flamenca Luz Dancers

      Proceeds of this event help support the Senior Center of West Seattle.

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    7. Community Orchard of West Seattle Work Party @ South Seattle College
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Join your neighbors and colleagues and fellow urban farmers every Thursday, 5–7 pm, starting March 13, at the Community Orchard of West Seattle.

      Help plant, tend, weed and harvest green leafy crops, berries, fruiting trees and other plants during this growing season at our huge urban garden and orchard! It’s time to prune trees and berry bushes, and develop ideal individual soil preparations for each crop to be planted.

      Questions on urban gardening, permaculture techniques, or your own problem plants are our specialty and are more than welcome! We hope to see you there! The Community Orchard of West Seattle is located at the east end of the parking lot adjacent to the Horticulture Center, north end of the campus at South Seattle Community College.

      What is Community Orchard of West Seattle?

      Community Orchard of West Seattle (COWS) provides a home-scale model that demonstrates how much food can be grown on a city-sized lot. Our produce goes to our volunteers, neighbors and local food security programs while we provide a venue for public agricultural education and community gathering. Using permaculture and organic growing principles, COWS demonstrates several different kinds of non-standard orchard techniques and garden configurations – most of which are based on no-till, polyculture, low-maintenance sustainable food production strategies.

      http://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Orchard-of-West-Seattle/180048328692486

      http://www.meetup.com/Community-Orchard-of-West-Seattle/

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    8. Community kayak tours of the Duwamish River @ West Seattle or South Park launch points
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Join one of this summer’s guided, educational community-kayaking tours presented by the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/TAG and Alki Kayak Tours. Kayaking experience is not required, and all gear is provided; it’s $45 per person, or bring your own kayak and make a donation. Also note that participants under 18 need to be accompanied by an adult.

      RSVP with Alki Kayak Tours
      (206-953-0237 or tours@kayakalki.com)

      The tours are all 6-8:30 pm (and you’re welcome to bring a picnic dinner).

      Explore the river to see amazing views of Mt. Rainier, habitat restoration sites and watchable wildlife. Choose a tour that fits your interests:

      September 11
      Geology of the Valley
      Meet at Duwamish Waterway Park (7900 10th Avenue South)

      September 25
      Superfund Site History
      Meet at T-107 Park (4700 W. Marginal Way SW)

      Call 206-953-0237 or email tours@kayakalki.com to reserve your spot today!

      What to bring

      ~ Food (optional)
      ~ Dress in layers
      ~ Bring sturdy shoes/sandals that you don’t mind getting wet and/or muddy

      Questions?

      Email: contact@duwamishcleanup.org or call 206-453-980.

      Please visit duwamishcleanup.org for more information.

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    9. Nature Walk: History of Friends of Schmitz Preserve Park
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      History of Friends of Schmitz Preserve Park, Seattle
      Leader: Ken Shaw
      Date: Thursday September 11th, 6:00 pm– 8:00 pm

      This stream corridor of rare old growth forest has been stewarded by a community of volunteers for decades. At a time when Seattle is at risk of losing 70% of its canopy in the next 20 years, groups like these are vital to reversing this trend. Steward Ken Shaw will discuss his holistic restoration approach.

      In addition to the common old growth trees, there are plenty of mature western yews (Taxus brevifolia). You can find a 2003 plant list here.

      Interesting history of the park here.

      Trail description: Irregular terrain, some brief steep trails, mostly flat loop trail.
      Elevation gain 150 feet.

      Where to meet: Admiral Way & SW Stevens at the kiosk.
      What to bring: Dress suitable for weather, it will be darker and colder under the canopy. Flashlight optional.
      Contact:Ken Shaw, 206-937-2718

      Trip limit: 12 people.

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    10. West Seattle Art Walk
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Second Thursdays, it’s time for the West Seattle Art Walk; follow that link to see venue/artist highlights – and to get the walking map/venue list!

      The West Seattle art walk is a monthly art event that is held the second Thursday of each month 6 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

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    11. Irish dance classes for children begin @ West Seattle VFW Hall
      6:15 pm – 7:15 pm


      Irish dance for children beginners will be offered on Thursdays at 6:15 pm at the West Seattle VFW Hall. This class is with the Comerford School of Irish Dance, which offers a full range of Irish dance classes at the VFW during the school year. Pre-registration required. For info, celticartsnw@hotmail.com, or 206-851-2102..

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    12. Contemplative Worship service @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Contemplative Worship at Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      Thursday evenings, 6:30–7:00 pm in the Main Sanctuary:

      We take time each week to sit together in silence and allow our minds and bodies some precious quiet time amid our busy lives. Everyone is invited to join us for this simple and introspective service. Music, reading, candle lighting,
      silence.

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    13. Wine tasting, Art Walk & music @ C&P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Wine club meets at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on the 2nd Thursday of every month, from 7–9 pm. More from C & P:


      Monthly Wine Tasting. Bring a friend, bring an appetizer and listen to Brazilian music with Choro Tocando. Everyone is welcome to join us as we explore a new theme each month and feel free to bring an appetizer. Send us an e-mail: candpco@comcast.net if you are interested. 21 and older please. (206) 933-3125

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    14. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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    15. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Every Thursday night at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) at 8pm, enjoy The Deep Cuts hosted by DJ Kingblind and DJ G$.

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    16. Karaoke with Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Karaoke with Kelli starts at 8:30 pm on Thursday nights at Outwest Bar.

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    17. Karaoke Thursday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Thursday with Host Guy — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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      Karaoke Thursday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
  12. Sep
    12
    Fri
    2014

    1. West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
      7:30 am – 9:00 am

      You’re welcome to check out this Toastmasters Club! The West Seattle Earlybirds meet every Friday morning at ArtsWest – find them online here and on Facebook here, plus they have a blog-format website here.

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    2. Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
      10:00 am – 1:45 pm

      Come to the Southwest library for up to one hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs.

      Help topics may include:
      - Using the Library’s catalog
      - Downloading e-books and audiobooks
      - Computer basics
      - Internet basics
      - Email
      - Microsoft Word

      Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair.
      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is required
      ; Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes.

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    3. Future of Aerospace – High School Career Expo @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Taking place on Friday, September 12th, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center:

      Future of Aerospace – High School Career Expo

      The Future of Aerospace Career Expo provides high school students in the underserved communities of greater Seattle an opportunity to get information and assistance on obtaining careers in aviation and aerospace. During the career expo, students will meet with representatives from various aerospace industries to gain insight into the opportunities available in aerospace along with the necessary educational paths required for entry into the various fields.

      Goals of the Career Expo are to:
      ~ Educate at-risk youth on the opportunities available in the aviation and aerospace industries
      ~ Provide a clear educational roadmap for careers in aviation and aerospace
      ~ Inspire youth to study by showcasing the success that can be obtained through education
      ~ Improve academic performance with emphasis on science, math, and technology
      ~ Motivate students to obtain higher education to become eligible for the career paths available
      ~ Provide career focus to youth and emphasize the importance of education aiming to prevent dropouts
      ~ Encourage community members to actively work with at-risk youth

      Event participants:
      South Seattle College – Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT)
      United States Air Force Reserve
      Rainier Flight Service
      Professional Airline Pilots
      Aircraft Manufacturers
      Professionals from various aviation fields

      Event Detail:
      Date: Friday, September 12th, 2014
      Location: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center – Movement Studio
      4408 Delridge Way SW
      Seattle, WA 98106
      Time: 3:00 pm–5:00 pm

      Please join the Future of Aerospace to reach children that do not have access to the aviation industry and help shape their future.

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      Future of Aerospace – High School Career Expo @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    4. Delridge Grocery’s Friday Farmstand
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Delridge Grocery’s Friday Farmstand is now open every Friday all summer long. Fresh, local, sustainable fruits and vegetables in Delridge!

      Hours: 4:30-7:30 pm

      Location: 5435 Delridge Way SW
      (Two doors south of the library, across the street from our future full-service grocery location.)

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      Delridge Grocery’s Friday Farmstand
    5. Instagramers Seattle 3rd birthday celebration @ Alki Beach
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      From the Instagramers Seattle group:

      We’re turning 3 and we want YOU to celebrate with us!

      Friday, September 12th at 6:00 pm
      at the Statue of Liberty at Alki Beach

      No party is complete without goodies and we’ve got some to giveaway!

      Bring a blanket, food & drinks.

      Invite your friends. This event is family friendly :)

      Your hosts,

      Bridgette @bridgettesxo
      Michaela @yomichaela
      Valeriy @mrvalography
      Victoria @veekster

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    6. Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday September 12th and 26th from 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice; guitarist and song stylist in the traditions of blues, folk, jazz, country, old-time, bluegrass, r&b, and rock.

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      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    7. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

      Ages 13-19
      OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoop, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

      Fridays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, High Point Community Center, South Park Community Center

      Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, Delridge Community Center

      The Late Night Recreation Program is a fun, safe environment for high-risk Seattle youth. Our goal is to save the lives of our youth, create opportunities for success and provide positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and other undesirable activities. The Late Night Recreation Program targets youth most prone to harmful behavior and shows them the possibility of having a positive future. We provide: Educational services such as tutoring, computer and teen parenting programs, inter-cultural activities such as ethnic dance, and bead-making. Also athletic activities such as basketball, volleyball, martial arts and other sports.

      Please call 206.684.7438 for a complete list of upcoming activities.
      Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

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      Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
    8. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    9. “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” fundraising movie night @ Emeritus at Admiral Heights
      8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      Local seniors are invited to fundraising events to benefit “Walk to End Alzheimer’s,” hosted at Emeritus of Admiral Heights:


      Our final event in the series will be on September 12th, “Movie Night.” We will have a drive-in style movie night on our Terrace. Movies that we are current voting on for movie night are Homeward Bound, Wizard of Oz, Casablanca, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Entry fee for the movie is $5 and our concession menu prices are $1 candy, $1 popcorn a $2 sodas. Movie will start at 8 pm and concession will open at 6:45pm. RSVP Date Latest August 27th.

      All proceeds from the events will go towards our team goal for the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” Payment for events must be made in cash or check made out to Alzheimer’s Association. Payment will be received on day of the event. For any questions and to RSVP please call 206-938-3964.

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    10. Karaoke Friday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Friday with Host Guy — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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    11. Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Video Mix Show with VJ Andy on Friday nights, 9:00 pm at Outwest Bar.

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  13. Sep
    13
    Sat
    2014

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

      The West Seattle adult/big kid soccer pickup game every Saturday morning is at Delridge Playfield (next to the Delridge Community Center). Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring a light and a dark shirt, a good attitude, and come get some exercise! On Facebook under “West Seattle Sunday Soccer.

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    2. 2nd Time Sale @ Fauntleroy Church
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Sales

      September 13 and 14 at Fauntleroy Church.
      Bargain pricing on almost anything you could want, all clean, culled, and organized!

      Sat. 9 am–3 pm
      Sun. 11 am–1 pm.

      Bake sale on Saturday.

      Cash or check only.

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    3. Orchard St Ravine Work Party
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      he Orchard St Ravine work party schedule for 2014 is for the second Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Come any time between those hours.

      This is a great opportunity to meet new neighbors and catch up with friends, while maintaining your local park. The ravine looks beautiful at this time of year but needs a little TLC. There are plenty of ways to contribute. The parks department crew cleared quite a few blackberries last month, but they left behind a few roots that we need to remove. The trails need trimming and there are wood chips to spread. Or just come to say “hello”. We would love to see you!

      If you plan to come, please register beforehand at http://seattle.cedar.greencitypartnerships.org/. It’s easy to do. Just find the Orchard Street Ravine under “Filter by Park”, click on the work party, and then “Join this Event”.

      Location : Street end top of Orchard St
      Contact : Liann Sundquist liann@oz.net

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    4. Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
      9:00 am – 9:00 am

      Welcome: If you have a heartbeat or can draw a breath, you are welcome to come and join us. No experience or prior knowledge needed.

      My name is Caylen Storm, I have been teaching Tai Chi locally for a few years and I would like to invite you and yours to join me for an informal hour of Tai Chi on every Saturday of the month, Spring Through Fall. The class is FREE so all you need to bring is a smile and the right clothes for the weather.

      The class, as always, is open to anyone curious about the marvelous art of Tai Chi. All we ask is that you dress for the weather and bring friends. The main focus of the class is in teaching people what they can do to improve the basic quality of daily life, i.e. smoother, deeper breathing, a more stable sense of balance, how to let stress pass by us rather than trapping it in our bodies, etc. We will be out in the fresh air, having a grand time and maybe even learning something before we’re done.

      When: We begin class at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday April 5th, 2014 and continue until September 27th, 2014.

      Where: We meet just West of the Statue of Liberty, but will move the class up or down the beach to accommodate the many festivals that occur during Summer.

      Contact Lao-Shi (teacher) Caylen Storm at 206-385- 8841 or Caylen@stormtaichi.com

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    5. Delridge Natural Area cleanup work party
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      From the North Delridge Neighborhood Council:

      The Delridge Natural Area is just two blocks south of the Brandon Greenspace. It is a large area adjacent to Delridge Way. The site includes a very nice section of the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail, a beaver dam and interesting views along the creek. This is a well used area and is easily accessible.

      Monthly on 2nd Saturdays @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
      Delridge Natural Area
      Corner of Delridge Way SW & SW Graham

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    6. Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt needs you! Volunteer with Nature Consortium and help restore vital habitat in Seattle’s largest remaining forest. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plant species, mulch, clean up litter, and plant native trees and shrubs.

      Nature Consortium hosts volunteer restoration work parties year round. Currently we are working Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm in the West Duwamish Greenbelt located in West Seattle. Come experience some fun in the forest as we engage in hands-on conservation work.

      We provide tools, gloves, and all the training you need to get started. Each work party begins with a short informal forest ecology workshop. Volunteers can expect to pitch in for a variety of restoration activities including removing invasive plants, mulching, and forest maintenance. Planting occurs October-March, and summer months also include forest monitoring.

      We blend art and nature in everything that we do. Performing artists “play in the woods” during many of our work parties, and include singers and instrumentalists. Learn more and sign up today at www.naturec.org/volunteer.

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

      ·Spend the day in the great outdoors
      ·Learn about local forest ecology
      ·Meet and hang out with fun people
      ·Listen to great local music
      ·Make a difference in your community
      ·Get Service Learning credit or building a resume
      ·Earn a free t-shirt after 12 hours of service
      ·Rack up a ton of cool points!

      For Groups or Teams:
      Looking for team building or group volunteer activities? Nature Consortium offers a fun and unique experience for groups of any size that includes tools, gloves, learning, and live music in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Please contact volunteer@naturec.org to schedule a restoration event with your team or to learn more!

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    7. North Delridge (Cottage Grove) Tree Walk @ Greg Davis Park
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Courtesy of the NDNC:

      You are invited to attend the North Delridge (Cottage Grove) Tree Walk, a leisurely walk just over mile that will showcase a selection of trees along the Longfellow Creek Trails and in the neighborhood. During the walk, you will learn about the trees and have a chance to meet your neighbors.

      When: Saturday, September 13th, 10:30 am–12 pm

      Where: Greg Davis Park – at the boulders
      26th Ave SW & SW Brandon St, Seattle

      To ensure sufficient handouts are printed, please RSVP:

      Click here to RSVP

      This event is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there.

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    8. Family story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      11:00 am – 11:30 am

      It’s Family Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Families are invited to bring their children to our special Saturday story time to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    9. Free workshop: Affordable Home Ownership @ High Point Neighborhood House
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      You are invited to attend a free workshop on affordable home ownership opportunities, presented on Saturday September 13th, 11 am–3 pm at Highpoint Neighborhood House:

      If you are interested in buying a home and not sure that you can afford, then you should attend this workshop! Childcare and lunch will be provided.

      Saturday September 13th
      11 am–3 pm

      Highpoint Neighborhood House
      Phone: 206-588-4318 or 206-588-4325

      We’ve confirmed speakers from the Washington State Housing Finance Commission, who will present on their down payment assistance programs, Guidance Residential will present on their Shariah complaint home loans for Muslims, as well as other providers like Habitat for Humanity, Homestead and others!

      Sponsored by:
      Seattle Housing Authority
      Habitat for Humanity
      Homestead Community Land Trust
      Washington State Housing Finance Commission
      Guidance Residential
      Homesight

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    10. Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

      “Our weekly storytime is back, Saturdays at 11 am. We usually do 2-3 stories, and offer treats for the kids. All ages are welcome!”

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    11. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

      Tue/Thu: 5 pm–8 pm
      Sat/Sun: 11 am–4 pm

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    12. West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    13. Vietnamese storytime @ Delridge Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Every Saturday, 11:30 am–12 pm at the Delridge Library, Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!) Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Các sự kiện và chương trình của thư viện hoàn toàn miễn phí. Không bắt buộc phải ghi danh trước.

      Translation: Bring your child to the library to celebrate stories, songs, and rhymes in Vietnamese!

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    14. Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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      Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
    15. LEGO Mania! @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      It’s LEGO Mania at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library.

      Take our LEGO-building challenge or create something super-fantastic from your own imagination! We’ve got the bricks, you bring the mad LEGO skills. For ages 5-12 (Children ages 5-7 should be accompanied by an adult).

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    16. Salsa on Alki
      5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

      Salsa on Alki will be held from 5:30–10 pm: it begins with a beginning lesson in salsa at 5:30 pm for an hour and then music is played until 10 pm.

      $10 cover gets you in to the lesson and the dance. Come Join us at the Statue of Liberty right across from the Starbucks on Alki Beach. Look for the tents and listen for the music, you can’t miss us!

      Salsa on Alki Dates:
      September 6th & 13th

      Visit the Salsa on Alki Facebook Page:
      https://www.facebook.com/SalsaOnAlkiBeach?fref=ts

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    17. Seattle Poets: Koon Woon & Dr. Keith Holyoak @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Sat, September 13th, 7–9 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

      Seattle Poet, Koon Woon reads from his two books of poems (Kaya Press), the most recent one is Water Chasing Water, 2013. Co-featured reading with Dr. Keith Holyoak, poet, translator of classical Chinese poetry and distinguished professor of cognitive psychology at UCLA. Dr. Holyoak has three volumes of poetry to his credit.

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    18. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

      Ages 13-19
      OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoop, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

      Fridays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, High Point Community Center, South Park Community Center

      Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, Delridge Community Center

      The Late Night Recreation Program is a fun, safe environment for high-risk Seattle youth. Our goal is to save the lives of our youth, create opportunities for success and provide positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and other undesirable activities. The Late Night Recreation Program targets youth most prone to harmful behavior and shows them the possibility of having a positive future. We provide: Educational services such as tutoring, computer and teen parenting programs, inter-cultural activities such as ethnic dance, and bead-making. Also athletic activities such as basketball, volleyball, martial arts and other sports.

      Please call 206.684.7438 for a complete list of upcoming activities.
      Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

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    19. Montague and Merryweather perform @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Montague and Merryweather – with special guest The Nashville Nightingale – perform at Kenyon Hall Saturday, September 13th at 7:30 pm.

      Traveling theatricalists Montague and Merryweather (Hugh Hastings and Connie Corrick) and wandering warbler The Nashville Nightingale (Ellen McLain) meet again at Kenyon for high- and low-brow shenanigans.

      Reserved table seats are $14. Row seating is $12 general and $10 seniors. With a reservation, row seating is only $10 general and $8 seniors. Elementary, middle & high school students are $5. Pre-school children are free. To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation.

      Come spend some time this month at West Seattle’s Lighthearted Entertainment Palace. And save room for one of our locally sourced, free-range Root Beer Floats!

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    20. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    21. Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.
      Karaoke & Dance all night long! Let’s party!!

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    22. The Gee Bees perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      THE GEE BEES: a Bee Gees and disco era tribute with special guest Vedo at the Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) at 9:00 pm, Saturday September 13th.

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  14. Sep
    14
    Sun
    2014

    1. West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      7:30 am – 7:30 am
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      Categories: Sports

      The West Seattle adult/big kid soccer pickup game every Sunday morning is at Delridge Playfield (next to the Delridge Community Center). Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring a light and a dark shirt, a good attitude, and come get some exercise! On Facebook under “West Seattle Sunday Soccer.

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    2. West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      These are the standing listings sent to us by West Seattle churches – yours is welcome to send one too (editor@westseattleblog.com)

      *Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “living the way of Jesus” with the motto of “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors”. Services begin at 10 am. Day care available, Sunday school for elementary age children, older youth meet on Sunday evenings for learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups. Founded in 1909. Dynamic Facebook page

      *Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation – “Feeding your spirit, expanding your mind, working for justice”. Sunday service 10:30 AM, Thursday Evening Contemplative Service 6:30 -7:00 PM. Come visit us, we have a vibrant children’s program and inspiring music. 7141 California Ave SW, Seattle. 206-935-0418

      *The Way Church Of God has a service Sundays at 11 am at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW. Home group on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. 206.932.6824, thewaycog.com.

      *Calvary Chapel West Seattle meets Sundays at 10 am and 7 pm at The Senior Center of West Seattle , 4217 SW Oregon. For more info: www.calvarychapelwestseattle.org or 206 391-0996

      *St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church (right beside West Seattle High School) offers classes for children aged 3-6 and 7-12 every Sunday from 10 AM to 11 AM. Based on the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori, the children and trained catechists listen to God through scripture and liturgy. They work with carefully developed materials based on certain parables,stories about Jesus and exercises of practical life in a dedicated space called an Atrium. Older children explore the Old Testament, continue their study of Biblical Geography and deepen their prayer life. For more information call the church office at 937-4545 or Julia Wight at 932-1973.

      *Journey Foursquare Church – is a warmly welcoming congregation of Jesus-followers who heed the words of St. Francis of Assisi “Preach the Gospel – using words only if necessary”. We feel the best expression of the compassion of Jesus is not by judging others, but by living His teachings by feeding the poor (we provide a weekly foodbank on Sunday nights), providing clothing for the naked, healing the sick (prayer & assistance) and preaching the good news of Jesus in the prisons & youth detention centers of King County. We have a large outreach to the homeless population of West Seattle… Sunday service is 6 PM held in the fellowship of our dear friends at St. John The Baptist Episcopal Church – enter through the doors on the southeast corner of 42nd Ave & SW Hanford SW. 206/890-8110. Come join us!

      *Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, West Seattle Ward: Sunday services; Sacrament Meeting 9 – 10 am; Sunday School 10 – 11 am; Priesthood and Relief Society 11 am – 12 pm, 4001 44th Ave SW.

      *Fauntleroy Church, United Church of Christ (9140 California Ave SW). The people of Fauntleroy Church have gathered since 1908, providing a safe and sacred place to discover who we are, how God is present in our lives, and what following Jesus means, here and now. We respect the
      unique expectations and gifts that each person brings and are united in the belief that God is still speaking and that loving one another makes a difference. Worship and church school at 10 am; robust music ministry. www.fauntleroyucc.org; 206-932-5600.

      Skate Church is now in our NEW location in Admiral! We are a Youth Church who has been serving the youth of West Seattle for over 7 years — and recently moved into our new location in the youth room of our friends at Westside Presbyterian Church at 3601 California Avenue SW. We are “open and welcoming” to youth from ALL backgrounds, for middle through high school grades. meeting every Tuesday, 4-8 pm. (In the summer months June-August we meet for BBQ & Games at Whale Tail Park at Alki Beach). All activities are fully chaperoned by adults who have been undergone National Background Check screenings. For more information, call 206/890-8110.

      *Bethany Community Church/West Seattle worships at 10:00am on Sundays at High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave SW. For more information, please visit our website or Facebook page.

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      West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
    3. West Seattle Farmers’ Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Every Sunday, year-round! In The Junction. Look for the newest Ripe ‘n’ Ready List here.

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      West Seattle Farmers’ Market
    4. 2nd Time Sale @ Fauntleroy Church
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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      Categories: Sales

      September 13 and 14 at Fauntleroy Church.
      Bargain pricing on almost anything you could want, all clean, culled, and organized!

      Sat. 9 am–3 pm
      Sun. 11 am–1 pm.

      Bake sale on Saturday.

      Cash or check only.

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      2nd Time Sale @ Fauntleroy Church
    5. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

      Tue/Thu: 5 pm–8 pm
      Sat/Sun: 11 am–4 pm

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    6. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!
      Fairmount Park field
      Double the Fun!!
      Wed at 6 pm
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    7. DIY Bikes – Free Bicycle Repairs @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


      DIY Bikes – Free Bicycle Repairs
      Aug. 24, noon-4 pm
      At West Seattle Tool Library
      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

      DIY Bikes is hosting bicycle repair clinics (and repairing bicycles, too) every Sunday through September. Also accepting donated bikes to be fixed up and given to youth who need one.

      DIY will provide the tools and the know how. Bring your own wheels to work on or help others with their wheels.

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    8. Seahawks vs. Chargers game on the big screens @ Feedback Lounge
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing the Seahawks versus the Chargers game on the Big Screens starting at 1:00 pm.

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    9. Seattle Opera’s ‘Don Giovanni’ preview @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      On Sunday, September 14, 2014, 2–3:30 pm, everyone is invited to the West Seattle (Admiral) Library’s preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.”

      Join us for an engaging preview lecture on Mozart’s multifaceted portrait of an unrepentant Casanova, that has fascinated audiences since its 1787 premiere. To this day it endures as opera’s ultimate cautionary tale about the human cost of unbridled lust. Featuring varied, evocative, and absolutely glorious music from overture to epilogue, a dynamic set of distinctively drawn characters, and a shocking, unforgettable finale, “the Don” stands apart as Mozart’s boldest masterpiece.

      Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

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      Seattle Opera’s ‘Don Giovanni’ preview @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    10. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    11. The Shaun Peace Band performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Shaun Peace Band performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday, September 14, 3 pm–5 pm. More info from C & P:

      Shaun Peace Band; a 5 piece Rock/Blues band who can also play Jazz, Funk, Reggae, Pop, Alternative and acoustic. They write all their own music and are releasing their first Album this summer.

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      The Shaun Peace Band performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    12. Trivia Night @ West Seattle Brewing Company
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      KJRW-West Seattle internet radio has partnered with West Seattle Trivial Entertainment to bring you Trivia at West Seattle Brewing Company Sunday nights at 7:30 pm. Topics include: Current Events, History, Pop Culture and more. It’s free to play. Prizes will be awarded.

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    13. Karaoke Sunday @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Sunday with Ryan, Sami Saurus, or Sam — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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  15. Sep
    15
    Mon
    2014

    1. Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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      Categories: Art

      MONDAY ARTISTS wants you. We are an established group of watercolorists who meet Monday mornings from 9:30 to noon at the Island View Apts across the street from West Seattle H.S. There is a minimal fee of $5 for the use of the room. First-timers are free. We start with a critique and paint the rest of the time. Beginners and experienced artists are welcome. If you are a beginner we can get you started. We usually have an annual show in the Fall. Some of us started knowing absolutely nothing and have ended up showing and selling our work on a regular basis. For more info call 206-932-1973 or e-mail me at rjwight@comcast .net

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    2. Lika Love Mobile Fashion Boutique @ Feedback Lounge
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Lika Love Mobile Fashion boutique will be at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) from 4–7 pm on Mondays in September.

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      Lika Love Mobile Fashion Boutique @ Feedback Lounge
    3. ‘School Your Parents’ night @ Delridge Library
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      On Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, 5:30–7:30 pm it’s ‘School Your Parents’ night at the Delridge Branch Library. Staff will present a wealth of Library resources for parents, caregivers and students.

      Show your parents how the Library can help you succeed in school and have a great school year! At the School Your Parents night, you’ll discover a wealth of Library resources for parents, caregivers and students.

      Come to the Delridge Branch to:

      - Explore Library resources that will help with school assignments
      - Meet our super Homework Help volunteers
      - Take part in a fun scavenger hunt
      - Enjoy refreshments and prizes!

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not
      required.

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      ‘School Your Parents’ night @ Delridge Library
    4. Monday Night Football on the big screen @ Feedback Lounge
      5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Sports

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing Monday Night Football on the big screen. Welcome Seahawks fans!

      HAPPY HOUR
      $3 – $6 FOOD
      4 PM-6 PM
      10 PM-Mid

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      Monday Night Football on the big screen @ Feedback Lounge
    5. Evening book group @ Southwest Library
      6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

      Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen.

      Book Description: Ninety-year-old Jacob Jankowski reflects on his past, especially the Depression years he spent with Benzini Brothers Circus and the elephant and the woman he loved.

      View in Catalog: “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen

      Next Month’s Title: “Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits” by Laila Lalami

      This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

      Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian

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    6. Trivia with Luscious Lindsay @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Weekly trivia game hosted by Luscious Lindsay, Mondays 7:30-9 pm at Outwest Bar.

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      Trivia with Luscious Lindsay @ Outwest Bar
    7. Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Karaoke on Monday nights at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Chrystopher Mychael. Come be the star you know you are. Starts at 8:00 pm

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    8. Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Every Monday night at Shadowland, it’s pub-quiz time! 8-10 pm.

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      Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
    9. Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.
      Karaoke & Dance all night long!

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  16. Sep
    16
    Tue
    2014

    1. Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt needs you! Volunteer with Nature Consortium and help restore vital habitat in Seattle’s largest remaining forest. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plant species, mulch, clean up litter, and plant native trees and shrubs.

      Nature Consortium hosts volunteer restoration work parties year round. Currently we are working Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm in the West Duwamish Greenbelt located in West Seattle. Come experience some fun in the forest as we engage in hands-on conservation work.

      We provide tools, gloves, and all the training you need to get started. Each work party begins with a short informal forest ecology workshop. Volunteers can expect to pitch in for a variety of restoration activities including removing invasive plants, mulching, and forest maintenance. Planting occurs October-March, and summer months also include forest monitoring.

      We blend art and nature in everything that we do. Performing artists “play in the woods” during many of our work parties, and include singers and instrumentalists. Learn more and sign up today at www.naturec.org/volunteer.

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

      ·Spend the day in the great outdoors
      ·Learn about local forest ecology
      ·Meet and hang out with fun people
      ·Listen to great local music
      ·Make a difference in your community
      ·Get Service Learning credit or building a resume
      ·Earn a free t-shirt after 12 hours of service
      ·Rack up a ton of cool points!

      For Groups or Teams:
      Looking for team building or group volunteer activities? Nature Consortium offers a fun and unique experience for groups of any size that includes tools, gloves, learning, and live music in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Please contact volunteer@naturec.org to schedule a restoration event with your team or to learn more!

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    2. Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It’s Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your toddlers, ages 2-3, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    3. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. Tuesday Afternoon Lincoln Park Nature Hikes
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Stewart Wechsler of Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures in Nature:

      Tuesdays After School Lincoln Park Nature Hike Series
      Every Tuesday afternoon – 3:30 pm–5:00 pm
      Join Stewart for a weekly afternoon nature learning and stewardship adventure at Lincoln Park, sharing in his unbounded knowledge and enthusiasm. We’ll see what’s flying, crawling, sprouting and blooming and check on the resident owls. All ages and knowledge levels will have fun while learning more. Meet at the northern of Lincoln’s 2 parking lots by the kiosk (across from SW Rose St, between SW Thistle St and SW Monroe St. (first lot S. of the 76 Station)

      $8 – $12 per person suggested donation. Reservations suggested: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 (land) If rain is forecast, double check if class is going.

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    5. Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by the High Point Library for fun and casual games of chess. All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
    6. West Seattle Community Orchestras’ weekly rehearsals @ Chief Sealth International High School
      5:30 pm – 5:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      West Seattle Community Orchestras rehearse weekly and welcome new members. More info here.

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      West Seattle Community Orchestras’ weekly rehearsals @ Chief Sealth International High School
    7. West Seattle Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:20 pm – 8:30 pm

      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation group offers meditation sessions on Tuesday evenings at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (across from the Delridge Community Center and Skatepark). Whether you are new to meditation or are an old hand, and regardless of your religious affiliation, you are welcome to join us! Open to the public and free (donations are welcome).

      We offer meditation instruction, group meditation, and a space for discussion and exploration of topics related to our practice, and a supportive community. Through our meditation we develop the possibility of meeting our everyday activities with awareness, peace, wisdom, compassion and a sense of humor.

      On-going Series (every Tuesday evening)

      6:20-6:30 PM: Meditation Instruction
      6:30-7:30 PM: Meditation
      7:30-8:00 PM: Guest Speaker or Group Discussion
      8:00-8:30 PM: Social time and refreshments

      Note that occasionally there may be a change in the schedule ‹ so it¹s always good to check the calendar before you come, to be sure we are meeting on any given Tuesday. West Seattle Shambhala also offers specific introductory classes from time to time, which will appear in the calendar,
      and in the general listing of introductory classes.

      Location:

      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      South Classroom
      4408 Delridge Way SW
      Seattle, WA 98107

      Parking:

      There¹s plenty of free parking!! Youngstown has a parking lot on the north side of the building. There¹s also street parking and spaces across the street at the Delridge Skatepark.

      Public Transportation:

      Youngstown is a short walk from the #50, #120, and #125 bus lines.

      Contact:

      For questions, please contact Ernestina Morris at 206-280-2231 or Susan Rosenberg at 720-300-8775 or email WestSeattleShambhala@gmail.com.

      Or to learn more about the Seattle Shambhala Meditation Center go to
      http://seattle.shambhala.org/.

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    8. Evening book group @ High Point Library
      6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

      Join us for a book group at the High Point Library, 6:30–7:45 pm. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is “Angle of Repose” by Wallace Stegner.

      Book description: Wheelchair-bound Lyman Ward researches and recounts his grandmother’s experiences as the wife of a mining engineer in the West in the 1880s and 1890s.

      View in Catalog: “Angle of Repose” by Wallace Stegner

      Next month’s title: “In the Company of the Courtesan” by Sarah Dunant

      This group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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    9. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Spanish Storytime/Hora de cuentos at South Park Library Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm.

      ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias!

      Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Tania Hino de Mexico y Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador.

      Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Todos los martes a las 6:30 pm en la biblioteca de South Park.

      It’s Spanish Story Time for children and their families! Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our storytellers Tania Hino and Xiomara Melgar. Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at South Park Library.

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    10. Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      It is story time at the Delridge Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian, Miss Bea.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    11. West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting @ Lincoln Park Shelter 1
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      *No July or August meeting*

      The meeting is at 7 pm Tuesday in the meeting room at the Southwest Precinct (Delridge/Webster), everyone welcome, with your chance to not only ask questions of the guests but also to bring up community concerns to the Seattle Police leadership in attendance.

      THE MEETING IS OPEN TO EVERYONE.

      For more information contact WSCPC at westseattleCPC@gmail.com

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    12. Alauda – freeform bellydance showcase – all ages/free @ Skylark Café & Club
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Stop in at Skylark Café & Club to see Alauda – all-ages freeform bellydance showcase every third Tuesday of the month, 7:30–8:30 pm.

      Alauda Facebook page here.

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      Alauda – freeform bellydance showcase – all ages/free @ Skylark Café & Club
    13. Surprise Bingo @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      “Surprise Bingo with your host Amora Dior” at Outwest Bar, Tuesdays at 7:30 pm.

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    14. Vinyl Avengers perform @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday September 16th, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor):
      Blues To Do Live features Vinyl Avengers.

      “The cool part is the shows are going to be recorded live for TV – and the music streamed as it happens on the Internet.” More info on BLUES TO DO series here.

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    15. Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
      8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Trivia games each Tuesday night at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Bessie James. Signup at 8:00, starts at 8:30.

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      Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
    16. Baby Ketten Karaoke @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Baby Ketten Karaoke starts at 9 pm at Skylark Café & Club. Details on Baby Ketten and songlists here.

      “I know, I know, karaoke is supposed to kinda suck. It is traditionally composed of bad sound, limited song choices, and frat boy margaritaville sing-alongs. We do it all wrong with flattering sound systems, songs that you actually want to sing but can’t find anywhere, and magical song slips that self destruct if “grease megamix” is written on them.”

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    17. Karaoke Tuesday with Lady Leah @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Tuesday with host Lady Leah — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village. Come sing! Come dance!
      It’s gonna be a great night! You won’t want to miss it

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    18. Starlight singer/songwriter showcase @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday nights, 9 pm, at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant – check the calendar here.

      Hosted by Patrick Smail. Seattle area songwriters sign up and perform their latest work. Tuesdays nights. 9–11 pm.

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  17. Sep
    17
    Wed
    2014

    1. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      7:00 am – 8:15 am

      Please join us…Our club meets 7:00 am every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, and Noon every 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Be’s Restaurant in the Junction, at 4509 California Ave SW. Park in rear lot and enter the rear door.

      Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

      Contact us at 206-938-8032 or warrenlawless@comcast.net

      Visit us on Facebook, Read what’s happening on our Blog, and check out our photo album on Flickr

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    2. Healing Hands for Arthritis benefit event @ Massage Envy Spa
      9:00 am – 10:00 pm

      Massage Envy Spa-West Seattle (WSB sponsor) has joined forces with the Arthritis Foundation to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a day national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight the disease. On Wednesday September 17, 2014 Massage Envy Spa West Seattle will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial session to the Arthritis Foundation.

      Leading up to Wednesday, September 17, Massage Envy Spa West Seattle will host chair massage on Wednesdays from 5-7pm for $1/per minute, August 27, September 3 and 10. 100% of proceeds will be donated as part of the effort.

      Over 1000 individually owned Massage Envy Spa will raise $1 million for the Arthritis Foundation through Healing Hands for Arthritis. To make an appointment for the Healing Hands for Arthritis event in West Seattle, call 206-456-3400.

      Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

      Additionally, our retail partners, Wyndmere and BioFreeze, will donate 10 percent of all product sales sold at Massage Envy Spa locations on September 17 to the Arthritis Foundation.

      Massage Envy West Seattle is in Westwood Village next to the Post Office. Plenty of free parking.

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    3. Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    4. Toddler Story Time @ Southwest Library
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian!

      Wednesdays 10:30–11 am, and 11:30 am–12 pm

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    5. Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    6. Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      12:00 pm – 3:45 pm

      Come to the West Seattle (Admiral) library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and Library services. Registration is required. Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs.

      Help topics may include:
      - Using the Library’s catalog
      - Downloading e-books and audiobooks
      - Computer basics
      - Internet basics
      - Email
      - Microsoft Word

      Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair.
      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is required
      . Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7444. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Wednesdays, between noon and 3:45 pm.

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    7. American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      What: American Mah Jongg in West Seattle!
      When: Wednesdays, 1-3 pm
      Where: Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St
      Who: Everyone is welcome – all ages

      This is a very friendly group that has a terrific teacher, and the rest of us get a little better each week. Beginners are welcome!

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      American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    8. Brain Injury Support Group @ Uptown Espresso
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Hello Everyone-

      We are the BIAWA (Brain Injury Assn. of Wa). The BIAWA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit that assists with those acquiring brain injury.

      Support Group Established site: Uptown Espresso, 4301 SW Edmunds St,
      Seattle, WA 98116 (California/Edmunds-next door 7-11 Store.

      Support Group meets 3rd Wed/monthly, 1-3 pm
      Park in lot or on street. Close to W Seattle Junction Transit Center.

      We hope you or someone you know, may attend. You may email to joelvl62062@yahoo.com
      or website: www.braininjurywa.org for additional information. Our Resource Line, M-F 9-5 pm, Call us, 1-877-824-1766.

      “There’s hope for the silent epidemic.”

      Thank you,

      Joel
      Support Group Facilitator

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    9. High Point Market Garden Farm Stand open Wednesdays
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands open this week offering fresh organic produce picked right from the P-Patch market gardens. Grown by low-income gardeners, the produce that is fresh right now is spinach, carrots, leafy vegetables, new onions, peas, turnips, and radishes, to name a few.

      The High Point Farm Stand, located at 32nd Ave SW and SW Juneau Street, will be open every Wednesday beginning July 9th to September 24th. The hours of operation are 4 pm–7 pm.

      Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens is a program of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and P-Patch Trust to support low-income gardeners and neighborhoods. Its mission is to establish safe, healthy communities and economic opportunity through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and farm stand enterprises.

      To learn about the Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens, visit http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/marketgardens

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    10. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!
      Fairmount Park field
      Double the Fun!!
      Wed at 6 pm
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      (Follow WSUFF on Facebook)

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    11. ‘Nutrition Night’ group run @ West Seattle Runner
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      From West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor):

      Wednesday Sept 17th 6:30 pm group run is a Nutrition Night sponsored by Powerbar. You can hear about nutrition before the run and try out samples. Meet at West Seattle Runner.

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    12. 34th District Republicans meeting @ Round Table Pizza
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm, at the Round Table Pizza (15730 1st Ave South, Burien, WA 98148).

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    13. Delridge District Council meeting @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      *No August 2014 meeting*

      Delridge Neighborhoods District Council meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7 pm–9 pm at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

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    14. Music Bingo! @ The Cask
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Every Wednesday night at The Cask (WSB sponsor) at 7 pm:

      Music Bingo is the new fun game in Seattle. You play just like regular bingo, but instead of numbers called out we play small clips from songs. If you have the song in the correct column you mark it off. It’s a cross between bingo, trivia, and karaoke. It’s fun and easy to play.

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    15. WordsWest Literary Series: Karen Finneyfrock and Elissa Washuta @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      WordsWest Literary Series Presents
      An Evening with Karen Finneyfrock and Elissa Washuta
      Wednesday, September 17th, 2014, 7:00 pm
      at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor)

      West Seattle WordsWest Literary Series is a monthly invitation to hear world-class writers from near and far and to join and nurture the West Seattle literary community. The inaugural edition kicks off with West Seattle poet and novelist Karen Finneyfrock and Seattle essayist and memoirist Elissa Washuta.

      Karen Finneyfrock is the author of two young adult novels – “The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door” and “Starbird Murphy and the World Outside,” both published by Viking Children’s Books. She also wrote the poetry collection “Ceremony for the Choking Ghost” and co-edited the anthology “Courage: Daring Poems for Gutsy Girls,” both released by Write Bloody Press. She is a former Writer-in-Residence at Richard Hugo House in Seattle and teaches for Seattle Arts and Lectures’ Writers-in-the-Schools program. Karen taught poetry in Nepal as a US State Department Cultural Envoy and did a reading tour in Germany sponsored by the US Embassy.

      In her recently released memoir, “My Body Is a Book of Rules” (Red Hen Press August 2014), Elissa Washuta corrals the synaptic gymnastics of her teeming bipolar brain, interweaving pop culture with neurobiology and memories of sexual trauma to tell the story of her fight to calm her aching mind and slip beyond the tormenting cycles of memory. The Stranger’s Paul Constant noted, “No matter how prepared you think you are for Washuta, she’s sure to knock you over.” A member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Elissa’s work has appeared in Salon, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Filter Literary Journal, and Third Coast. She was an inaugural fellow in the Made at Hugo House program and recently received a Potlatch Fund Native Arts Grant, an Artist Trust GAP Award, and a 4Culture Grant. She serves as adviser and lecturer for the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Washington and teaches in the MFA program at the Institute of American
      Indian Arts.

      Every third Wednesday, 7 pm, at C & P Coffee Company, WordsWest hosts literary events that range from readings by published local and national authors, to craft discussions and guided writing explorations for every experience level. The Favorite Poem Project asks folks from local, independent businesses to begin the monthly gathering by sharing a favorite poem.

      WordsWest is curated by West Seattle writers Katy E. Ellis, Susan Rich, and Harold Taw. For more information, please contact: wordswestliterary@gmail.com.

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      WordsWest Literary Series: Karen Finneyfrock and Elissa Washuta @ C & P Coffee Company
    16. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    17. “Just Laugh it Off” Comedy Night @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Comedy

      Wednesday September 17th, 8 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) – “Just Laugh it Off Comedy Night” hosted by Mona Concepcion!

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    18. Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli starts at 8:30 pm on Wednesday nights at Outwest Bar.

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      Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
    19. Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
      8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

      From Phil Tavel, host of Talarico’s Wednesday Night Trivia events:

      It’s every Wednesday night at 8:30 pm (going on five years now). It goes until a little after 10 pm. It’s $2 per person, and we have nomaximum or minimum team size. We usually get between 75 and 115 people. I give out cash prizes to the top 3 teams and bottles of champagne for the bottom three teams. Every season I have a special seasonal challenge that culminates in a $3 per person championship night. The Winter Challenge for 2013 starts next week.

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      Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
    20. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Wednesday with host Gen. Loball — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village. Special guest appearance by Karaoke Host Gen. Loball. Monkey back guarantee! Taking “Humpday” to a whole new level!

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      Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
    21. Open Mic Night @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Chuck Wilson. Sing us your songs. Originals encouraged. Sign up 8:00 pm

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    22. Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 12:59 am

      Fully backlined open mic at Skylark every Wednesday, 7:30pm sign-up / 9pm to close, ages 21+.

      Our Open Mic rules! There is no host to hog the spotlight, just a friendly sound engineer. You do a quick line check, introduce yourself to the audience, and get right to performing your 15-minute set (three songs is a good estimate since that includes set up and break down time).

      • No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer
      • Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!
      • Full menu available until midnight, hot toddy drink special for singer’s throats :)
      • All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type
      • 15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time)
      • Ludwig house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

      Sign-up begins at 8:00 pm. Music starts at 9:00 pm.

      Sign-up sheet goes out every Wednesday at 8:00 pm sharp (trivia will still be in progress so don’t be alarmed). You must be present in person to sign up for an open mic slot. The only exception is bands on tour who have made arrangements in advance for a particular time.
      Additional details here.

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  18. Sep
    18
    Thu
    2014

    1. $6 Hair Cuts! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:00 am – 2:30 pm

      $6 Hair Cuts!!
      Every Thursday here at the Senior Center of West Seattle from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. Provided by Washington Beauty School! Reservations required – pay at the front desk or call (206) 932-4044 ext 1 for appointment.

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    2. Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
      11:00 am – 11:30 am

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    3. Toddler Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    4. West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The West Seattle Lions Club meets every Thursday at 12:00 pm at the West Seattle Senior Center 2nd Floor ( 4217 S.W. Oregon Street). Call Harvey Rowe at 206-762-1221 for reservations by Tuesday nights because we serve a good lunch for $7.00 on Thursdays!

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    5. Alzheimer’s Association Men’s Caregiver Support Group @ Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
      1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

      Alzheimer’s Association men’s caregiver support groups provide a place for male caregivers to learn and gain support from other male caregivers who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options.

      A free support group for unpaid male care partners of individuals with memory loss is held the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1:00–2:30 pm at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Burien, Washington.

      Contact facilitator Gerry Crouch at 206-632-3985 for details.

      Alzheimer’s Association, Western & Central Washington State Chapter, on FaceBook.

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      Alzheimer’s Association Men’s Caregiver Support Group @ Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
    6. Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Stewart Wechsler of Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures in Nature:


      Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      Every Thursday from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      $8 kids – $12 adults – suggested donation

      Join Stewart for a weekly learning and stewardship adventure at Camp Long, share in his unbounded knowledge and enthusiasm! We could find salamanders, owls, dragonflies, Sword Ferns and Bleeding Hearts! We’ll learn about their habitats and needs. All ages and knowledge levels will have a good time and learn something new. Meeting at the north end of the parking lot (the south end of the Lodge building). $8 – $12 per person suggested donation. Reservations suggested: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206-932-7225 (land). If rain is forecast, double check if class is going.

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    7. Community Orchard of West Seattle Work Party @ South Seattle College
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Join your neighbors and colleagues and fellow urban farmers every Thursday, 5–7 pm, starting March 13, at the Community Orchard of West Seattle.

      Help plant, tend, weed and harvest green leafy crops, berries, fruiting trees and other plants during this growing season at our huge urban garden and orchard! It’s time to prune trees and berry bushes, and develop ideal individual soil preparations for each crop to be planted.

      Questions on urban gardening, permaculture techniques, or your own problem plants are our specialty and are more than welcome! We hope to see you there! The Community Orchard of West Seattle is located at the east end of the parking lot adjacent to the Horticulture Center, north end of the campus at South Seattle Community College.

      What is Community Orchard of West Seattle?

      Community Orchard of West Seattle (COWS) provides a home-scale model that demonstrates how much food can be grown on a city-sized lot. Our produce goes to our volunteers, neighbors and local food security programs while we provide a venue for public agricultural education and community gathering. Using permaculture and organic growing principles, COWS demonstrates several different kinds of non-standard orchard techniques and garden configurations – most of which are based on no-till, polyculture, low-maintenance sustainable food production strategies.

      http://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Orchard-of-West-Seattle/180048328692486

      http://www.meetup.com/Community-Orchard-of-West-Seattle/

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    8. Fixers Collective & ‘Ask an Expert’ @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Combining the best of both worlds, Ask an Expert & DIY Skill Share will now be joining the West Seattle Fixers Collective on the 3rd Thursday of every month!

      Thursday, April 18th, 6:00-9:00 pm at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

      In the broadest sense, a Fixers’ Collective is a group of folks who love to fix and mend things, which could be any old thing from broken blenders to ripped sweaters to antique dentist drills. Take it apart, put it back together, figure out how it works, refuse to throw it away, and get to know others who do the same! What the collective works on depends entirely on who shows up but you can be rest assured that there will be plenty of creativity involved. Adding to this fun, The Tool Library also brings together some experienced DIY coaches who are willing to answer any questions that you may have on your current projects, future plans, or anything else you liked to discuss. Our coaches have expertise in a variety of areas, including solar power, water harvesting, green architecture & building, permaculture, and urban gardening.

      These open and informal community meetups offer an opportunity to bounce project ideas off fellow DIYers and maybe receive some advice in the process, if you like. It’s also a great time to show off what you’ve been working on.From small little blenders to entire home renovations, these meetups offer you a chance to explore all of sorts of DIY fixes!

      Ask an Expert brings together our community and hosts some experienced DIY (do-it-yourself) coaches who are willing to answer any questions that you may have on your current projects, future plans, or anything else you like to discuss.

      Each month the Tool Library brings together our community’s experts to provide advice on your home and garden ideas. From light-hearted transformations (like early blooming flowers) to heavy-hitting ones like rainwater catchment, building an addition, or becoming an urban farmer and everything in-between, our experts will give you the power to understand and tackle your challenge.

      Bring your inspiration, inquiring minds, and projects. They’ll bring the experts and the pizza!

      p.s. Tell your friends! You do not have to be a West Seattle resident to participate in this event or borrow tools from the West Seattle Tool Library!

      Visit the Tool Library Facebook page.

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      Fixers Collective & ‘Ask an Expert’ @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    9. Contemplative Worship service @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Contemplative Worship at Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      Thursday evenings, 6:30–7:00 pm in the Main Sanctuary:

      We take time each week to sit together in silence and allow our minds and bodies some precious quiet time amid our busy lives. Everyone is invited to join us for this simple and introspective service. Music, reading, candle lighting,
      silence.

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      Contemplative Worship service @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
    10. “Unplugged!” Seattle Classic Guitar Society Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The third Thursday of the month, from 7–9 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

      “Unplugged!” Seattle Classic Guitar Society Open Mic; An open mic for musicians and singers of all genres of music that don’t require mics or amps. Amateurs, professionals, and kids are invited to come share their music in a warm, inviting setting. Co-sponsored by the Seattle Classic Guitar Society and the C&P Coffeehouse.

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      “Unplugged!” Seattle Classic Guitar Society Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
    11. Alki Community Council meeting @ Alki UCC Church
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Alki Community Council meets 3rd Thursday of the month.

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    12. Southwest Teen Life Center Advisory Council’s monthly meeting @ Southwest Teen Life Center
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Southwest Teen Life Center Advisory Council’s monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 pm in the Computer room, lower level, of the Southwest Teen Life Center. The address is 2801 SW Thistle
      Seattle WA 98126.


      The public is encouraged to attend. It is a great chance for everyone to offer their ideas and energy on how we can best serve the community. The Advisory Council supports the SWTLC efforts by sponsoring classes and community events such as the recent Halloween Carnival, summer car show, holiday egg hunts, etc.”

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      Southwest Teen Life Center Advisory Council’s monthly meeting @ Southwest Teen Life Center
    13. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    14. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Every Thursday night at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) at 8pm, enjoy The Deep Cuts hosted by DJ Kingblind and DJ G$.

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    15. Karaoke with Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Karaoke with Kelli starts at 8:30 pm on Thursday nights at Outwest Bar.

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      Karaoke with Kelli @ Outwest Bar
    16. Karaoke Thursday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Thursday with Host Guy — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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  19. Sep
    19
    Fri
    2014

    1. West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
      7:30 am – 9:00 am

      You’re welcome to check out this Toastmasters Club! The West Seattle Earlybirds meet every Friday morning at ArtsWest – find them online here and on Facebook here, plus they have a blog-format website here.

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
      10:00 am – 1:45 pm

      Come to the Southwest library for up to one hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs.

      Help topics may include:
      - Using the Library’s catalog
      - Downloading e-books and audiobooks
      - Computer basics
      - Internet basics
      - Email
      - Microsoft Word

      Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair.
      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is required
      ; Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes.

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      Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
    3. West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers Registration Playdate @ Ercolini Park
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      West Side MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) is hosting a MOPS Registration Playdate on Friday, Sept 19th at 10:30 am at Ercolini Park. This event will be for any mothers of pre-schoolers who might be interested in joining MOPS or want to know more about the group. Registered returning members, registered new members, those returning and have put off registering, and those who are curious about MOPS are all invited to attend. In addition to time for the kids to play and the moms to get to know each other, there will be registration forms on site and we’ll be there to answer questions anyone might have regarding MOPS. Also, everyone who registers on that day will be entered in a drawing for a free registration.

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    4. Delridge Grocery’s Friday Farmstand
      4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      Delridge Grocery’s Friday Farmstand is now open every Friday all summer long. Fresh, local, sustainable fruits and vegetables in Delridge!

      Hours: 4:30-7:30 pm

      Location: 5435 Delridge Way SW
      (Two doors south of the library, across the street from our future full-service grocery location.)

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      Delridge Grocery’s Friday Farmstand
    5. Firewind String Band performs @ C&P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Firewind String Band performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday, September 19th, 7–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Firewind is an eclectic string band playing original tunes with virtuosity and enthusiasm. Singer/songwriter Susan Elliott fronts this dynamic and thoroughly entertaining ensemble.

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    6. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

      Ages 13-19
      OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoop, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

      Fridays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, High Point Community Center, South Park Community Center

      Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, Delridge Community Center

      The Late Night Recreation Program is a fun, safe environment for high-risk Seattle youth. Our goal is to save the lives of our youth, create opportunities for success and provide positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and other undesirable activities. The Late Night Recreation Program targets youth most prone to harmful behavior and shows them the possibility of having a positive future. We provide: Educational services such as tutoring, computer and teen parenting programs, inter-cultural activities such as ethnic dance, and bead-making. Also athletic activities such as basketball, volleyball, martial arts and other sports.

      Please call 206.684.7438 for a complete list of upcoming activities.
      Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

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    7. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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    8. Tupperware Party “Fun Raiser” @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Tupperware Party “Fun-Raiser!
      It’s not your mother’s Tupperware Party!!

      Join us for a fantastic fundraising Party with the fabulous Sylvia O’Stayformore!!

      Games, food, laughs, drinks and fun!! We will also be featuring Nerium Skin Care Products.

      40% of all proceeds benefit the Senior Center! So you can look pretty and organize all of your favorite foods at the same time…. all while benefiting the Center!

      When- Friday Night, September 19th
      Where- Senior Center of West Seattle
      Time- Doors open at 7:00 pm, fun begins at 7:30 pm

      Tickets- Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. CALL (206) 932-4044 x 1 or ONLINE at
      www.sc-ws.org

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    9. Karaoke Friday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Friday with Host Guy — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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    10. Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Video Mix Show with VJ Andy on Friday nights, 9:00 pm at Outwest Bar.

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    11. West Coast Bump Band performs @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The West Coast Bump Band performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:00 pm, Friday September 19th.

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  20. Sep
    20
    Sat
    2014

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

      The West Seattle adult/big kid soccer pickup game every Saturday morning is at Delridge Playfield (next to the Delridge Community Center). Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring a light and a dark shirt, a good attitude, and come get some exercise! On Facebook under “West Seattle Sunday Soccer.

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    2. Birds of Autumn @ Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      8:30 am – 10:30 am

      When: Saturday, September 20, 2014, 8:30–10:30 am
      Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      Pre-Register: Yes
      Cost: $3 per person

      Fall migration is beginning. Explore the forest and meadow for travelers as well as resident birds. Learn birding techniques and tips from an experienced birder. All levels invited and beginners are welcome. Please bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them. This walk is designed for adults and families with children ages 6 and older.

      Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
      Contact Phone 206-684-7434
      Contact Email camplong@seattle.gov

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    3. Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
      9:00 am – 9:00 am

      Welcome: If you have a heartbeat or can draw a breath, you are welcome to come and join us. No experience or prior knowledge needed.

      My name is Caylen Storm, I have been teaching Tai Chi locally for a few years and I would like to invite you and yours to join me for an informal hour of Tai Chi on every Saturday of the month, Spring Through Fall. The class is FREE so all you need to bring is a smile and the right clothes for the weather.

      The class, as always, is open to anyone curious about the marvelous art of Tai Chi. All we ask is that you dress for the weather and bring friends. The main focus of the class is in teaching people what they can do to improve the basic quality of daily life, i.e. smoother, deeper breathing, a more stable sense of balance, how to let stress pass by us rather than trapping it in our bodies, etc. We will be out in the fresh air, having a grand time and maybe even learning something before we’re done.

      When: We begin class at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday April 5th, 2014 and continue until September 27th, 2014.

      Where: We meet just West of the Statue of Liberty, but will move the class up or down the beach to accommodate the many festivals that occur during Summer.

      Contact Lao-Shi (teacher) Caylen Storm at 206-385- 8841 or Caylen@stormtaichi.com

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    4. Brandon Street Greenspace cleanup work party
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      From the North Delridge Neighborhood Council:

      Come help at the Brandon St Greenspace the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10 am–2 pm. We have made a huge dent in the ivy around the Legacy Trail. Thanks to all of you who have helped.

      But wait! There is a lot more Ivy and Blackberry to remove. Come down and be part of the community that cares for Longfellow creek and the Legacytrail. We will have plenty of Mulch and Cardboard to go around.

      Getting to the site is easy. Get on Delridge Way SW. Turn West on Brandon St. Go two blocks and park on 26th Ave SW. Walk down Brandon 1/2 block and look for the gateways on the south.

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    5. Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt needs you! Volunteer with Nature Consortium and help restore vital habitat in Seattle’s largest remaining forest. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plant species, mulch, clean up litter, and plant native trees and shrubs.

      Nature Consortium hosts volunteer restoration work parties year round. Currently we are working Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm in the West Duwamish Greenbelt located in West Seattle. Come experience some fun in the forest as we engage in hands-on conservation work.

      We provide tools, gloves, and all the training you need to get started. Each work party begins with a short informal forest ecology workshop. Volunteers can expect to pitch in for a variety of restoration activities including removing invasive plants, mulching, and forest maintenance. Planting occurs October-March, and summer months also include forest monitoring.

      We blend art and nature in everything that we do. Performing artists “play in the woods” during many of our work parties, and include singers and instrumentalists. Learn more and sign up today at www.naturec.org/volunteer.

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

      ·Spend the day in the great outdoors
      ·Learn about local forest ecology
      ·Meet and hang out with fun people
      ·Listen to great local music
      ·Make a difference in your community
      ·Get Service Learning credit or building a resume
      ·Earn a free t-shirt after 12 hours of service
      ·Rack up a ton of cool points!

      For Groups or Teams:
      Looking for team building or group volunteer activities? Nature Consortium offers a fun and unique experience for groups of any size that includes tools, gloves, learning, and live music in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Please contact volunteer@naturec.org to schedule a restoration event with your team or to learn more!

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    6. SPD’s Mounted Patrol Unit Open House @ Westcrest Park
      11:00 am – 5:00 pm

      The Public is invited to the Seattle Police Department’s Mounted Patrol Unit Open House!

      This year’s Seattle Police Department Mounted Patrol Unit Open House will take place on Saturday, September 20th from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. We hope you will let everyone know and join us at the Mounted Patrol Unit in Westcrest Park!

      (Directions and Parking instructions will be posted on our Facebook page “Friends of the Seattle Mounted Patrol.”

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    7. Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

      “Our weekly storytime is back, Saturdays at 11 am. We usually do 2-3 stories, and offer treats for the kids. All ages are welcome!”

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    8. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

      Tue/Thu: 5 pm–8 pm
      Sat/Sun: 11 am–4 pm

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    9. West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    10. Vietnamese storytime @ Delridge Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Every Saturday, 11:30 am–12 pm at the Delridge Library, Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!) Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca. Các sự kiện và chương trình của thư viện hoàn toàn miễn phí. Không bắt buộc phải ghi danh trước.

      Translation: Bring your child to the library to celebrate stories, songs, and rhymes in Vietnamese!

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    11. Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    12. Gary Benson performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Gary Benson performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) Saturday, September 20th, 7–9 pm.

      Gary Benson – Solo performer in the style of: Beatles, Shawn Colvin, James Taylor, Simon & Garfunkel, Rolling Stones, Carolyn Arends and other folk singers. The music I grew up with and the current songs I love.

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    13. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

      Ages 13-19
      OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoop, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

      Fridays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, High Point Community Center, South Park Community Center

      Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, Delridge Community Center

      The Late Night Recreation Program is a fun, safe environment for high-risk Seattle youth. Our goal is to save the lives of our youth, create opportunities for success and provide positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and other undesirable activities. The Late Night Recreation Program targets youth most prone to harmful behavior and shows them the possibility of having a positive future. We provide: Educational services such as tutoring, computer and teen parenting programs, inter-cultural activities such as ethnic dance, and bead-making. Also athletic activities such as basketball, volleyball, martial arts and other sports.

      Please call 206.684.7438 for a complete list of upcoming activities.
      Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

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    14. James Lee Stanley performs @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Saturday, September 20th, 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall:

      “We could say that James Lee Stanley is probably the last great undiscovered singer-songwriter in America. But true as that may be let’s say something else, let’s say that a diamond has been smuggled into the wasteland…and here is where the wasteland ends” – Tom Robbins. Please visit www.jamesleestanley.com for more information.

      $15 general and $12 seniors and students. 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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    15. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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    16. My Sister’s Machine performs @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      My Sister’s Machine with special guest Bent Richard performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 8:00 pm, Saturday September 20th.

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    17. Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.
      Karaoke & Dance all night long! Let’s party!!

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  21. Sep
    21
    Sun
    2014

    1. West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      7:30 am – 7:30 am
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      Categories: Sports

      The West Seattle adult/big kid soccer pickup game every Sunday morning is at Delridge Playfield (next to the Delridge Community Center). Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring a light and a dark shirt, a good attitude, and come get some exercise! On Facebook under “West Seattle Sunday Soccer.

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    2. Recycle Roundup! @ Fauntleroy Church
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Time to clean your basement, closets, cupboards, and drawers!

      The Green Committee at Fauntleroy Church will sponsor its semi-annual free Recycle Roundup on Sunday, September 21st, 9 am-3 pm in the church parking lot. The crew from 1 Green Planet will be there to take tons of recyclables for responsible return to the resource stream. See the newly updated “what they’ll accept” list here.

      Free; donation optional.

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    3. West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

      These are the standing listings sent to us by West Seattle churches – yours is welcome to send one too (editor@westseattleblog.com)

      *Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “living the way of Jesus” with the motto of “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors”. Services begin at 10 am. Day care available, Sunday school for elementary age children, older youth meet on Sunday evenings for learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups. Founded in 1909. Dynamic Facebook page

      *Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation – “Feeding your spirit, expanding your mind, working for justice”. Sunday service 10:30 AM, Thursday Evening Contemplative Service 6:30 -7:00 PM. Come visit us, we have a vibrant children’s program and inspiring music. 7141 California Ave SW, Seattle. 206-935-0418

      *The Way Church Of God has a service Sundays at 11 am at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW. Home group on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. 206.932.6824, thewaycog.com.

      *Calvary Chapel West Seattle meets Sundays at 10 am and 7 pm at The Senior Center of West Seattle , 4217 SW Oregon. For more info: www.calvarychapelwestseattle.org or 206 391-0996

      *St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church (right beside West Seattle High School) offers classes for children aged 3-6 and 7-12 every Sunday from 10 AM to 11 AM. Based on the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori, the children and trained catechists listen to God through scripture and liturgy. They work with carefully developed materials based on certain parables,stories about Jesus and exercises of practical life in a dedicated space called an Atrium. Older children explore the Old Testament, continue their study of Biblical Geography and deepen their prayer life. For more information call the church office at 937-4545 or Julia Wight at 932-1973.

      *Journey Foursquare Church – is a warmly welcoming congregation of Jesus-followers who heed the words of St. Francis of Assisi “Preach the Gospel – using words only if necessary”. We feel the best expression of the compassion of Jesus is not by judging others, but by living His teachings by feeding the poor (we provide a weekly foodbank on Sunday nights), providing clothing for the naked, healing the sick (prayer & assistance) and preaching the good news of Jesus in the prisons & youth detention centers of King County. We have a large outreach to the homeless population of West Seattle… Sunday service is 6 PM held in the fellowship of our dear friends at St. John The Baptist Episcopal Church – enter through the doors on the southeast corner of 42nd Ave & SW Hanford SW. 206/890-8110. Come join us!

      *Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, West Seattle Ward: Sunday services; Sacrament Meeting 9 – 10 am; Sunday School 10 – 11 am; Priesthood and Relief Society 11 am – 12 pm, 4001 44th Ave SW.

      *Fauntleroy Church, United Church of Christ (9140 California Ave SW). The people of Fauntleroy Church have gathered since 1908, providing a safe and sacred place to discover who we are, how God is present in our lives, and what following Jesus means, here and now. We respect the
      unique expectations and gifts that each person brings and are united in the belief that God is still speaking and that loving one another makes a difference. Worship and church school at 10 am; robust music ministry. www.fauntleroyucc.org; 206-932-5600.

      Skate Church is now in our NEW location in Admiral! We are a Youth Church who has been serving the youth of West Seattle for over 7 years — and recently moved into our new location in the youth room of our friends at Westside Presbyterian Church at 3601 California Avenue SW. We are “open and welcoming” to youth from ALL backgrounds, for middle through high school grades. meeting every Tuesday, 4-8 pm. (In the summer months June-August we meet for BBQ & Games at Whale Tail Park at Alki Beach). All activities are fully chaperoned by adults who have been undergone National Background Check screenings. For more information, call 206/890-8110.

      *Bethany Community Church/West Seattle worships at 10:00am on Sundays at High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave SW. For more information, please visit our website or Facebook page.

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    4. West Seattle Farmers’ Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Every Sunday, year-round! In The Junction. Look for the newest Ripe ‘n’ Ready List here.

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    5. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The West Seattle Tool Library is open at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center space (east side of main building).

      Tue/Thu: 5 pm–8 pm
      Sat/Sun: 11 am–4 pm

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    6. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!
      Fairmount Park field
      Double the Fun!!
      Wed at 6 pm
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    7. Community Fall Festival at High Point Community Center
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Community Fall Festival, Sunday, September 21, 2014, 12 pm–3 pm Walt Hundley Playfield at High Point Community Center. Join us for loads of fun for all ages–inflatables, games, food and music!

      Free admission with one non-perishable food donation for the West Seattle Food Bank.

      Hosted by Bethany Community Church/West Seattle

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    8. DIY Bikes – Free Bicycle Repairs @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


      DIY Bikes – Free Bicycle Repairs
      Aug. 24, noon-4 pm
      At West Seattle Tool Library
      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

      DIY Bikes is hosting bicycle repair clinics (and repairing bicycles, too) every Sunday through September. Also accepting donated bikes to be fixed up and given to youth who need one.

      DIY will provide the tools and the know how. Bring your own wheels to work on or help others with their wheels.

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    9. Jamtime performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Jamtime performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday September 21st, 1 pm–4 pm. More info from C & P:

      Bluegrass and old-time music with Jamtime.

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    10. Seahawks vs. Broncos game on the big screens @ Feedback Lounge
      1:25 pm – 5:00 pm

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing the Seahawks versus Broncos game on the Big Screens starting at 1:25 pm.

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    11. SNAP: Prepare Your Pets for Disaster @ Southwest Library
      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

      At the Southwest Library on Sunday, September 21, 2014, 1:30–2 pm:

      You’ve got a plan, you’ve got a kit, you know who to call during emergencies. How about your furry, scaled or feathered friends? We’ll provide tips and resources to make sure your pets stay safe, too.

      Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP) Shot workshops, from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, are short, skills-based workshops in partnership with the Library. These workshops are free and open to the public.

      Library events are free and every one is welcome. This workshop is suitable for adult learners. Registration is not required.

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    12. Steve Griggs Ensemble concert @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      On Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2–3:30pm, everyone is invited to the West Seattle (Admiral) Librarys to hear Steve Griggs Ensemble – A Cup of Joe Brazil.

      Songs of Unsung Seattle – Enjoy narrated, original jazz music highlighting jazz saxophonist Joe Brazil’s community development through music. The Steve Griggs Ensemble’s Songs of Unsung Seattle is a jazz residency consisting of a series of performances.

      The Ensemble presents “A Cup of Joe Brazil,” an original narration and music program about jazz saxophonist Joe Brazil’s community development through music in the face of civil rights injustice during the 1960s and 1970s.

      Steve Griggs is a Seattle-based jazz saxophonist and composer.

      Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

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    13. Music Northwest presents The Russians @ Olympic Recital Hall
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Music Northwest presents The Russians

      Sunday, September 21, 2014 – 3 pm
      Olympic Recital Hall
      (South Seattle College, WSB sponsor)

      EUROPA:
      Leonid Keylin, violin
      Mara Finkelstein, cello
      Jane Harty, piano

      Program:

      Shostakovich
      –10 Preludes for Violin and Piano

      Prokofiev
      –Adagio from “Cinderella” for Cello and Piano

      Shaporin
      –”Russian Songs” for Cello and Piano

      Shostakovich
      –Piano Trio #2 in E Minor

      Tickets and Directions:
      (206) 937-2899 or
      www.musicnorthwest.org

      $18/Gen; $16/Sr.
      Free for students age 25 and under, but must be reserved in advance

      Please visit our Listening Room of live performances at
      www.musicnorthwest.org.

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    14. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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    15. Trivia Night @ West Seattle Brewing Company
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      KJRW-West Seattle internet radio has partnered with West Seattle Trivial Entertainment to bring you Trivia at West Seattle Brewing Company Sunday nights at 7:30 pm. Topics include: Current Events, History, Pop Culture and more. It’s free to play. Prizes will be awarded.

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    16. Karaoke Sunday @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Sunday with Ryan, Sami Saurus, or Sam — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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  22. Sep
    22
    Mon
    2014

    1. Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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      Categories: Art

      MONDAY ARTISTS wants you. We are an established group of watercolorists who meet Monday mornings from 9:30 to noon at the Island View Apts across the street from West Seattle H.S. There is a minimal fee of $5 for the use of the room. First-timers are free. We start with a critique and paint the rest of the time. Beginners and experienced artists are welcome. If you are a beginner we can get you started. We usually have an annual show in the Fall. Some of us started knowing absolutely nothing and have ended up showing and selling our work on a regular basis. For more info call 206-932-1973 or e-mail me at rjwight@comcast .net

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    2. Afternoon book group @ Southwest Library
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Join us for an afternoon book group at the Southwest Library. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is “Homer & Langley” by E. L. Doctorow.

      Book Description: This imaginative rendering of the lives of New York’s fabled Collyer brothers depicts Homer and Langley as recluses in their once grand Fifth Avenue mansion. The brothers face Odyssean perils as they struggle to survive the wars, political movements and technological advances of the last century.

      View in Catalog: “Homer & Langley” by E. L. Doctorow

      Next Month’s Title: “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian” by Sherman Alexie

      This group meets the third Monday of the month at 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted. In September, this group meets the fourth Monday of the month.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

      Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian

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    3. Lika Love Mobile Fashion Boutique @ Feedback Lounge
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Lika Love Mobile Fashion boutique will be at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) from 4–7 pm on Mondays in September.

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      Lika Love Mobile Fashion Boutique @ Feedback Lounge
    4. Monday Night Football on the big screen @ Feedback Lounge
      5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Sports

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing Monday Night Football on the big screen. Welcome Seahawks fans!

      HAPPY HOUR
      $3 – $6 FOOD
      4 PM-6 PM
      10 PM-Mid

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      Monday Night Football on the big screen @ Feedback Lounge
    5. Denny International Middle School PTA board meeting
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      September 22nd – PTA Board Meeting at Denny International Middle School, 7:00 pm.

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      Denny International Middle School PTA board meeting
    6. Trivia with Luscious Lindsay @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Weekly trivia game hosted by Luscious Lindsay, Mondays 7:30-9 pm at Outwest Bar.

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      Trivia with Luscious Lindsay @ Outwest Bar
    7. Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Karaoke on Monday nights at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Chrystopher Mychael. Come be the star you know you are. Starts at 8:00 pm

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      Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
    8. Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Every Monday night at Shadowland, it’s pub-quiz time! 8-10 pm.

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      Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
    9. Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.
      Karaoke & Dance all night long!

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      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
  23. Sep
    23
    Tue
    2014

    1. Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt needs you! Volunteer with Nature Consortium and help restore vital habitat in Seattle’s largest remaining forest. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plant species, mulch, clean up litter, and plant native trees and shrubs.

      Nature Consortium hosts volunteer restoration work parties year round. Currently we are working Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm in the West Duwamish Greenbelt located in West Seattle. Come experience some fun in the forest as we engage in hands-on conservation work.

      We provide tools, gloves, and all the training you need to get started. Each work party begins with a short informal forest ecology workshop. Volunteers can expect to pitch in for a variety of restoration activities including removing invasive plants, mulching, and forest maintenance. Planting occurs October-March, and summer months also include forest monitoring.

      We blend art and nature in everything that we do. Performing artists “play in the woods” during many of our work parties, and include singers and instrumentalists. Learn more and sign up today at www.naturec.org/volunteer.

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

      ·Spend the day in the great outdoors
      ·Learn about local forest ecology
      ·Meet and hang out with fun people
      ·Listen to great local music
      ·Make a difference in your community
      ·Get Service Learning credit or building a resume
      ·Earn a free t-shirt after 12 hours of service
      ·Rack up a ton of cool points!

      For Groups or Teams:
      Looking for team building or group volunteer activities? Nature Consortium offers a fun and unique experience for groups of any size that includes tools, gloves, learning, and live music in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Please contact volunteer@naturec.org to schedule a restoration event with your team or to learn more!

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    2. Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It’s Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your toddlers, ages 2-3, to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    3. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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    4. Tuesday Afternoon Lincoln Park Nature Hikes
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Stewart Wechsler of Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures in Nature:

      Tuesdays After School Lincoln Park Nature Hike Series
      Every Tuesday afternoon – 3:30 pm–5:00 pm
      Join Stewart for a weekly afternoon nature learning and stewardship adventure at Lincoln Park, sharing in his unbounded knowledge and enthusiasm. We’ll see what’s flying, crawling, sprouting and blooming and check on the resident owls. All ages and knowledge levels will have fun while learning more. Meet at the northern of Lincoln’s 2 parking lots by the kiosk (across from SW Rose St, between SW Thistle St and SW Monroe St. (first lot S. of the 76 Station)

      $8 – $12 per person suggested donation. Reservations suggested: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 (land) If rain is forecast, double check if class is going.

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    5. Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Come play a game of chess! Children and teens are invited to drop by the High Point Library for fun and casual games of chess. All skill levels are welcome. Chess sets and guidance by an adult chess coach will be available.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
    6. West Seattle Community Orchestras’ weekly rehearsals @ Chief Sealth International High School
      5:30 pm – 5:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      West Seattle Community Orchestras rehearse weekly and welcome new members. More info here.

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      West Seattle Community Orchestras’ weekly rehearsals @ Chief Sealth International High School
    7. West Seattle Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:20 pm – 8:30 pm

      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation group offers meditation sessions on Tuesday evenings at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (across from the Delridge Community Center and Skatepark). Whether you are new to meditation or are an old hand, and regardless of your religious affiliation, you are welcome to join us! Open to the public and free (donations are welcome).

      We offer meditation instruction, group meditation, and a space for discussion and exploration of topics related to our practice, and a supportive community. Through our meditation we develop the possibility of meeting our everyday activities with awareness, peace, wisdom, compassion and a sense of humor.

      On-going Series (every Tuesday evening)

      6:20-6:30 PM: Meditation Instruction
      6:30-7:30 PM: Meditation
      7:30-8:00 PM: Guest Speaker or Group Discussion
      8:00-8:30 PM: Social time and refreshments

      Note that occasionally there may be a change in the schedule ‹ so it¹s always good to check the calendar before you come, to be sure we are meeting on any given Tuesday. West Seattle Shambhala also offers specific introductory classes from time to time, which will appear in the calendar,
      and in the general listing of introductory classes.

      Location:

      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      South Classroom
      4408 Delridge Way SW
      Seattle, WA 98107

      Parking:

      There¹s plenty of free parking!! Youngstown has a parking lot on the north side of the building. There¹s also street parking and spaces across the street at the Delridge Skatepark.

      Public Transportation:

      Youngstown is a short walk from the #50, #120, and #125 bus lines.

      Contact:

      For questions, please contact Ernestina Morris at 206-280-2231 or Susan Rosenberg at 720-300-8775 or email WestSeattleShambhala@gmail.com.

      Or to learn more about the Seattle Shambhala Meditation Center go to
      http://seattle.shambhala.org/.

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    8. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Spanish Storytime/Hora de cuentos at South Park Library Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm.

      ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias!

      Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Tania Hino de Mexico y Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador.

      Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Todos los martes a las 6:30 pm en la biblioteca de South Park.

      It’s Spanish Story Time for children and their families! Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our storytellers Tania Hino and Xiomara Melgar. Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at South Park Library.

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    9. West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Next meeting – September 2014

      At the SW Police Precinct, 2300 SW Webster Street (at Delridge Ave SW, next to Home Depot)

      6:00-6:30 Arrive early for light snacks, socializing and networking with each other while we set up the room!

      Hope to see you there! Everyone is welcome, even if you aren’t a Block Watch Captain! RSVP appreciated, but not necessary to attend.

      Deborah Greer
      Karen Berge
      On behalf of the West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network (WSBWCN)
      Email: wsblockwatchnet@gmail.com
      Phone: 206-424-0040
      Website: http://wsblockwatchnet.wordpress.com

      Facebook:
      http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=337488370959

      Twitter:
      http://twitter.com/wsblockwatchnet

      Monthly Meeting: 4th Tuesday, 6:30-8 PM, SW Police Precinct, community meeting room (2300 SW Webster Street)

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      West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
    10. Billy Goat Gruff performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Billy Goat Gruff performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Saturday September 23rd, 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Billy Goat Gruff: an acoustic trio playing ponytail music-minus the ponytails! Guitars, bass, and keyboard are interwoven with rich vocals and harmonies. We play covers from the 60′s and 70′s as well as original material.

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      Billy Goat Gruff performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    11. Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      It is story time at the Delridge Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian, Miss Bea.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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    12. Surprise Bingo @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      “Surprise Bingo with your host Amora Dior” at Outwest Bar, Tuesdays at 7:30 pm.

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      Surprise Bingo @ Outwest Bar
    13. The Charlatones perform @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday September 23rd, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), The Charlatones performs for the the BLUES TO DO weekly live event.

      “The cool part is the shows are going to be recorded live for TV – and the music streamed as it happens on the Internet.” More info on BLUES TO DO series here.

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      The Charlatones perform @ Feedback Lounge
    14. Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
      8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Trivia games each Tuesday night at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Bessie James. Signup at 8:00, starts at 8:30.

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      Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
    15. Baby Ketten Karaoke @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Baby Ketten Karaoke starts at 9 pm at Skylark Café & Club. Details on Baby Ketten and songlists here.

      “I know, I know, karaoke is supposed to kinda suck. It is traditionally composed of bad sound, limited song choices, and frat boy margaritaville sing-alongs. We do it all wrong with flattering sound systems, songs that you actually want to sing but can’t find anywhere, and magical song slips that self destruct if “grease megamix” is written on them.”

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      Baby Ketten Karaoke @ Skylark Café & Club
    16. Karaoke Tuesday with Lady Leah @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Tuesday with host Lady Leah — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village. Come sing! Come dance!
      It’s gonna be a great night! You won’t want to miss it

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      Karaoke Tuesday with Lady Leah @ Yen Wor Village
    17. Starlight singer/songwriter showcase @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday nights, 9 pm, at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant – check the calendar here.

      Hosted by Patrick Smail. Seattle area songwriters sign up and perform their latest work. Tuesdays nights. 9–11 pm.

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      Starlight singer/songwriter showcase @ Shadowland
  24. Sep
    24
    Wed
    2014

    1. Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    2. Toddler Story Time @ Southwest Library
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian!

      Wednesdays 10:30–11 am, and 11:30 am–12 pm

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Toddler Story Time @ Southwest Library
    3. Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
    4. Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      12:00 pm – 3:45 pm

      Come to the West Seattle (Admiral) library for up to an hour of free, one-on-one help with technology and Library services. Registration is required. Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs.

      Help topics may include:
      - Using the Library’s catalog
      - Downloading e-books and audiobooks
      - Computer basics
      - Internet basics
      - Email
      - Microsoft Word

      Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair.
      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is required
      . Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7444. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes on Wednesdays, between noon and 3:45 pm.

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      Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    5. American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      What: American Mah Jongg in West Seattle!
      When: Wednesdays, 1-3 pm
      Where: Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St
      Who: Everyone is welcome – all ages

      This is a very friendly group that has a terrific teacher, and the rest of us get a little better each week. Beginners are welcome!

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      American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. High Point Market Garden Farm Stand open Wednesdays
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands open this week offering fresh organic produce picked right from the P-Patch market gardens. Grown by low-income gardeners, the produce that is fresh right now is spinach, carrots, leafy vegetables, new onions, peas, turnips, and radishes, to name a few.

      The High Point Farm Stand, located at 32nd Ave SW and SW Juneau Street, will be open every Wednesday beginning July 9th to September 24th. The hours of operation are 4 pm–7 pm.

      Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens is a program of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program in collaboration with the Seattle Housing Authority and P-Patch Trust to support low-income gardeners and neighborhoods. Its mission is to establish safe, healthy communities and economic opportunity through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and farm stand enterprises.

      To learn about the Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens, visit http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/marketgardens

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      High Point Market Garden Farm Stand open Wednesdays
    7. MELT method workshop @ West Seattle Runner
      6:00 pm – 8:15 pm

      From West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor):

      We had a great response to our MELT method workshop and we see the potential for it keeping runners healthy and preventing injury (and helping with existing injuries).

      Jill Pagano, a certified instructor and owner of Center of Movement and Healing will offer a 3 class series for our runners and walkers right here at West Seattle Runner! The class dates are: Sept 10th, Sept 24th, Oct 1st. The classes will start at 6:00 pm and you will have three start times to choose from each evening (either 6 pm, 6:45 pm or 7:30 pm). You can attend one or all three classes. The cost is $25 per class or $60 for the entire series. The first class is taking care of her lowback and hips, the second is knees and feet and the third is upper back and neck.

      You must register at:
      https://www.eventbrite.com/e/take-care-of-your-low-back-hips-w-melt-method-west-seattle-runner-tickets-12746574347.
      The equipment will be provided for you.

      Upcoming Events in September:
      Wednesday Sept 17th 6:30 pm group run is a Nutrition Night sponsored by Powerbar. You can hear about nutrition before the run and try out samples. Meet at West Seattle Runner.

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      MELT method workshop @ West Seattle Runner
    8. West Seattle Timebank new member orientation @ Southwest Library
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      West Seatttle Timebank
      Exchange Services, Earn Hours and Build Community!

      New Member Orientation:
      Wednesday, September 24th – 6:00pm–7:00 pm at the Southwest Library

      Please bring a completed application (or complete one on-line at our website), photo ID and a check or cash for the membership fee. We cannot take credit or debit cards.

      Timebanking: A way to connect with your community and get something in return.

      How it works: When you spend an hour doing something for another member, you earn one hour credit that you can then use to receive an hour of service from another member.

      For more information about the West Seattle Timebank, go to www.wstb.tbanks.org or contact us at: info@wstb.tbanks.org

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      West Seattle Timebank new member orientation @ Southwest Library
    9. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!
      Fairmount Park field
      Double the Fun!!
      Wed at 6 pm
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      WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park field
    10. Music Bingo! @ The Cask
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Every Wednesday night at The Cask (WSB sponsor) at 7 pm:

      Music Bingo is the new fun game in Seattle. You play just like regular bingo, but instead of numbers called out we play small clips from songs. If you have the song in the correct column you mark it off. It’s a cross between bingo, trivia, and karaoke. It’s fun and easy to play.

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    11. Poetry and Storytelling in West Seattle @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The fourth Wednesday of each month, 7 pm–9 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), enjoy Poetry and Storytelling in West Seattle: Free, all ages, monthly series with a featured reader followed by open mic for stories and tales (short and tall).

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      Poetry and Storytelling in West Seattle @ C & P Coffee Company
    12. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    13. Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli starts at 8:30 pm on Wednesday nights at Outwest Bar.

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      Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
    14. Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
      8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

      From Phil Tavel, host of Talarico’s Wednesday Night Trivia events:

      It’s every Wednesday night at 8:30 pm (going on five years now). It goes until a little after 10 pm. It’s $2 per person, and we have nomaximum or minimum team size. We usually get between 75 and 115 people. I give out cash prizes to the top 3 teams and bottles of champagne for the bottom three teams. Every season I have a special seasonal challenge that culminates in a $3 per person championship night. The Winter Challenge for 2013 starts next week.

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      Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
    15. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Wednesday with host Gen. Loball — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village. Special guest appearance by Karaoke Host Gen. Loball. Monkey back guarantee! Taking “Humpday” to a whole new level!

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      Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
    16. Open Mic Night @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

      Hosted by Chuck Wilson. Sing us your songs. Originals encouraged. Sign up 8:00 pm

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    17. Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 12:59 am

      Fully backlined open mic at Skylark every Wednesday, 7:30pm sign-up / 9pm to close, ages 21+.

      Our Open Mic rules! There is no host to hog the spotlight, just a friendly sound engineer. You do a quick line check, introduce yourself to the audience, and get right to performing your 15-minute set (three songs is a good estimate since that includes set up and break down time).

      • No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer
      • Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!
      • Full menu available until midnight, hot toddy drink special for singer’s throats :)
      • All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type
      • 15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time)
      • Ludwig house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

      Sign-up begins at 8:00 pm. Music starts at 9:00 pm.

      Sign-up sheet goes out every Wednesday at 8:00 pm sharp (trivia will still be in progress so don’t be alarmed). You must be present in person to sign up for an open mic slot. The only exception is bands on tour who have made arrangements in advance for a particular time.
      Additional details here.

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  25. Sep
    25
    Thu
    2014

    1. $6 Hair Cuts! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:00 am – 2:30 pm

      $6 Hair Cuts!!
      Every Thursday here at the Senior Center of West Seattle from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. Provided by Washington Beauty School! Reservations required – pay at the front desk or call (206) 932-4044 ext 1 for appointment.

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    2. Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
      11:00 am – 11:30 am

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
    3. Toddler Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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      Toddler Story Time @ High Point Library
    4. West Seattle Democratic Women meeting @ West Seattle Golf Course
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      The West Seattle Democratic Women meets 11:30 am–1 pm at the club house at the West Seattle Golf Course. Visit westseattledemocraticwomen.org for more information.

      Meetings are typically the 4th Thursday of the Month for lunch and located at the West Seattle Golf Course banquet room. A discussion group proceeds the meeting (10:30 – 11:15 am); all are welcomed. Evening meetings occur on the quarter months – March, June, September & December; the meeting begins at 6:00 pm.

      Registration is from 11:30 – 11:45 am, Meal is served at 11:45 am, Program begins at 12:00 – 12:45 pm, Short Business Meeting/For the Good of the Order 12:45 – 1:00 pm.

      Dinner is $13.00 for members, $15 for non members OR $5 for attending the program……Coffee, tea, and dessert are included.

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      West Seattle Democratic Women meeting @ West Seattle Golf Course
    5. West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      The West Seattle Lions Club meets every Thursday at 12:00 pm at the West Seattle Senior Center 2nd Floor ( 4217 S.W. Oregon Street). Call Harvey Rowe at 206-762-1221 for reservations by Tuesday nights because we serve a good lunch for $7.00 on Thursdays!

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      West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Stewart Wechsler of Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures in Nature:


      Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      Every Thursday from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      $8 kids – $12 adults – suggested donation

      Join Stewart for a weekly learning and stewardship adventure at Camp Long, share in his unbounded knowledge and enthusiasm! We could find salamanders, owls, dragonflies, Sword Ferns and Bleeding Hearts! We’ll learn about their habitats and needs. All ages and knowledge levels will have a good time and learn something new. Meeting at the north end of the parking lot (the south end of the Lodge building). $8 – $12 per person suggested donation. Reservations suggested: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206-932-7225 (land). If rain is forecast, double check if class is going.

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    7. Community Orchard of West Seattle Work Party @ South Seattle College
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Join your neighbors and colleagues and fellow urban farmers every Thursday, 5–7 pm, starting March 13, at the Community Orchard of West Seattle.

      Help plant, tend, weed and harvest green leafy crops, berries, fruiting trees and other plants during this growing season at our huge urban garden and orchard! It’s time to prune trees and berry bushes, and develop ideal individual soil preparations for each crop to be planted.

      Questions on urban gardening, permaculture techniques, or your own problem plants are our specialty and are more than welcome! We hope to see you there! The Community Orchard of West Seattle is located at the east end of the parking lot adjacent to the Horticulture Center, north end of the campus at South Seattle Community College.

      What is Community Orchard of West Seattle?

      Community Orchard of West Seattle (COWS) provides a home-scale model that demonstrates how much food can be grown on a city-sized lot. Our produce goes to our volunteers, neighbors and local food security programs while we provide a venue for public agricultural education and community gathering. Using permaculture and organic growing principles, COWS demonstrates several different kinds of non-standard orchard techniques and garden configurations – most of which are based on no-till, polyculture, low-maintenance sustainable food production strategies.

      http://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Orchard-of-West-Seattle/180048328692486

      http://www.meetup.com/Community-Orchard-of-West-Seattle/

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      Community Orchard of West Seattle Work Party @ South Seattle College
    8. Community kayak tours of the Duwamish River @ West Seattle or South Park launch points
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Join one of this summer’s guided, educational community-kayaking tours presented by the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/TAG and Alki Kayak Tours. Kayaking experience is not required, and all gear is provided; it’s $45 per person, or bring your own kayak and make a donation. Also note that participants under 18 need to be accompanied by an adult.

      RSVP with Alki Kayak Tours
      (206-953-0237 or tours@kayakalki.com)

      The tours are all 6-8:30 pm (and you’re welcome to bring a picnic dinner).

      Explore the river to see amazing views of Mt. Rainier, habitat restoration sites and watchable wildlife. Choose a tour that fits your interests:

      September 11
      Geology of the Valley
      Meet at Duwamish Waterway Park (7900 10th Avenue South)

      September 25
      Superfund Site History
      Meet at T-107 Park (4700 W. Marginal Way SW)

      Call 206-953-0237 or email tours@kayakalki.com to reserve your spot today!

      What to bring

      ~ Food (optional)
      ~ Dress in layers
      ~ Bring sturdy shoes/sandals that you don’t mind getting wet and/or muddy

      Questions?

      Email: contact@duwamishcleanup.org or call 206-453-980.

      Please visit duwamishcleanup.org for more information.

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      Community kayak tours of the Duwamish River @ West Seattle or South Park launch points
    9. Contemplative Worship service @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Contemplative Worship at Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      Thursday evenings, 6:30–7:00 pm in the Main Sanctuary:

      We take time each week to sit together in silence and allow our minds and bodies some precious quiet time amid our busy lives. Everyone is invited to join us for this simple and introspective service. Music, reading, candle lighting,
      silence.

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      Contemplative Worship service @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
    10. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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    11. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Every Thursday night at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) at 8pm, enjoy The Deep Cuts hosted by DJ Kingblind and DJ G$.

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    12. Karaoke with Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

      Karaoke with Kelli starts at 8:30 pm on Thursday nights at Outwest Bar.

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      Karaoke with Kelli @ Outwest Bar
    13. Karaoke Thursday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Thursday with Host Guy — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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  26. Sep
    26
    Fri
    2014

    1. West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
      7:30 am – 9:00 am

      You’re welcome to check out this Toastmasters Club! The West Seattle Earlybirds meet every Friday morning at ArtsWest – find them online here and on Facebook here, plus they have a blog-format website here.

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
      10:00 am – 1:45 pm

      Come to the Southwest library for up to one hour of free, one-on-one help with basic technology and Library services. Registration is required. Library staff are available to answer your questions about technology and Library services. Learn how to use an e-reader, get a free email address or request books and DVDs.

      Help topics may include:
      - Using the Library’s catalog
      - Downloading e-books and audiobooks
      - Computer basics
      - Internet basics
      - Email
      - Microsoft Word

      Please note: staff cannot assist with any kind of hardware or software repair.
      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is required
      ; Sign up in person or by telephone at 206-684-7455. Appointments are scheduled for up to 45 minutes.

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    3. Rainbow Bingo ‘Las Vegas’ Fundraiser @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Friday September 26th, 6:00-10:00 pm come to the Senior Center of West Seattle for Rainbow Bingo “Las Vegas” – an evening of fun, food and prizes! Featuring Sylvia O’Stayformore, with guest bingo callers. Details:


      Come wearing your most fabulous Vegas out fit and be prepared for fun!!

      6:00 pm – Treats available: Hamburgers, hot dogs, chili dogs, chili burgers, nachos & cold drinks.
      6:30 pm – Entertainment!
      7:00 pm – Bingo games begin.

      $10/members, $15/non-members.
      Add $5 if paying at the door!

      Must be 18 or older. CASH PRIZES!

      Reservations taken with payment or credit card number. This event sells out quickly – don’t miss the fun! Everyone MUST register to get a seat.

      Reserve your seat by calling 206-932-4044 ext. 1, or register online at www.sc-ws.org/.

      Sponsored by: Burien Rehab Center, SoundPath Health, Avalon Health Care as well as Trader Joe’s!!

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      Rainbow Bingo ‘Las Vegas’ Fundraiser @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday September 12th and 26th from 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice; guitarist and song stylist in the traditions of blues, folk, jazz, country, old-time, bluegrass, r&b, and rock.

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      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    5. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

      Ages 13-19
      OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoop, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

      Fridays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, High Point Community Center, South Park Community Center

      Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight
      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center, Delridge Community Center

      The Late Night Recreation Program is a fun, safe environment for high-risk Seattle youth. Our goal is to save the lives of our youth, create opportunities for success and provide positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and other undesirable activities. The Late Night Recreation Program targets youth most prone to harmful behavior and shows them the possibility of having a positive future. We provide: Educational services such as tutoring, computer and teen parenting programs, inter-cultural activities such as ethnic dance, and bead-making. Also athletic activities such as basketball, volleyball, martial arts and other sports.

      Please call 206.684.7438 for a complete list of upcoming activities.
      Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

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      Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
    6. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Mountaintop – September 11–October 5, 2014
      By Katori Hall

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

      On the re-imagined eve of his assassination, we meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weary, restless, and in a lonely hotel room. Visited by a mysterious young woman and forced to confront the meaning of his life, his destiny, and his own humanity, we are given a glimpse into the person behind his revered leadership. Gripping, daring, and powerful, this play melds humanness with legacy, and mortality with spirituality. Your heart will be touched and your soul stirred.

      * contains strong language

      Performances: Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    7. Karaoke Friday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Friday with Host Guy — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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      Karaoke Friday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
    8. The Takedowns perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The Takedowns (formerly Flat 5) perform live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:00 pm, Friday September 26th.

      Another great night of irresistible old school R&R, Funk and Soul.

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      The Takedowns perform @ Feedback Lounge
    9. Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Video Mix Show with VJ Andy on Friday nights, 9:00 pm at Outwest Bar.

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      Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
  27. Sep
    27
    Sat
    2014

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

      The West Seattle adult/big kid soccer pickup game every Saturday morning is at Delridge Playfield (next to the Delridge Community Center). Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring a light and a dark shirt, a good attitude, and come get some exercise! On Facebook under “West Seattle Sunday Soccer.

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    2. Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
      9:00 am – 9:00 am

      Welcome: If you have a heartbeat or can