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Sep
25
Sun
2016
Seattle Summer Parkways – Alki @ Alki Beach (see listing)
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Seattle Summer Parkways returns, featuring three days of special events in three iconic neighborhoods: Rainier Valley, West Seattle and Ballard. Hosted by Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle Summer Parkways will transform streets into open-street “parkways” where people can bike, play, walk, run and experience neighborhoods in unique and inviting ways.

West Seattle, Sunday, September 25, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Location: Don Armeni Park to Alki Beach Park (map)
Here are just some of the participants and activities you can expect to see at the events:

* The Orca Half Marathon
* Relax under the City’s big tent, eat free ice cream and talk to folks from various City Departments at CityScoop from 1pm – 3 pm near 61st Ave SW
* Kick off the event with Bike decorating & Kids Bike Parade from FamilyBike Seattle
* Education and Creative Art Projects with The Seal Sitters
* Make it your way with topping bar at Anchor End Pretzel Sandwiches
* Food for the Soul from Neema’s Southern Comfort Foods
* Let is show, you love the dough! with Mini The Doughnuts
* Children’s games and gutter protection exhibitions from Harry Helmet
* Bike Bingo from Cascade Bicycle Club
* Books on Bikes from Seattle Public Library
* Bike decorating and Kidical Mass kids bike parade with Family Bike Expo
* Live music
* Seattle Parks and Recreation
* Adaptive Bike Exhibition & games with Outdoors For All
* Bike Rodeo for kids with West Seattle Bike Connections
* Adopt a new best friend from the Seattle Humane Society MaxMobile on site!
* Bubbles & Balloons at The Seattle Barkery handcrafted dog treats & coffee for humans
* Seattle Department of Transportation Public Space Management
* Free bike rentals from Pronto Cycle Share
* Homegrown Trailers
* Lotion and body butter demonstrations from NALI Natural Body Care Products
* Zumba with Eliana! Fun dance fitness lessons
* Connecting students to local and global community programs: FIUTS
* Delicious food from Off The Rez food truck
* Learn more about Seattle Annual Music and Jazz Cruise
* Rent a custom bike for the day and cruise with Pedal Anywhere
* Speak with experts about finances for free with Voya Financial Advisors
* Girls rule! Learn how to skate and watch demos with Skate Like A Girl
* Learn more about Orca Whales and support the Orca Run with The Whale Trail
* Seattle Parks and Recreation show you tons of fun at parks along the way!

We want you to participate! To host an activity and promote your cause during the event, sign up to participate by filling out our easy application. Participation is free, come out and show off the beauty, amazing culture and history of West Seattle!

Volunteer for the events! We have a shift for everyone. Regardless of ability. Find out more and sign up to volunteer today!

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Sep
29
Thu
2016
Family story time @ Southwest Library
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the Southwest Library! Bring your preschoolers and 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.

Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Delridge Grocery’s Thursday Farmstand @ next to Delridge P-Patch
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Fresh produce. On Delridge. This summer!

Delridge Grocery Co-op Thursday Farmstand is now open every Thursday all summer long. Fresh, local, sustainable fruits and vegetables in Delridge.

Thursdays 4-7 pm
June 2nd through September 29th

Along with produce, shoppers will enjoy music from local musicians. The farmstand will also offer cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, and community organization tables.

Oct
7
Fri
2016
HPIC Corner Bar w/Live Music @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

At the Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC):

HPIC Corner Bar HPIC Corner Bar – First Friday of each month. Doors open at 6 pm.

BEVERAGES Draft beer, wine, and special cocktail! As always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well. Please remember that no outside alcohol is allowed and no alcohol is allowed outside at this time.

GREEN GUIDANCE – Walking or bicycling to the event is encouraged. It’s green, it makes the neighbors happier and provides a safe walk home!

PARENTAL GUIDANCE – There are toys and games set up on tables. Parents, please be aware of your child’s activities. Activities such as ball throwing and chasing games are discouraged.

Upcoming Dates & Bands:

September 2nd – The Jesus Chords

October 7th – 45th St. Brass

November 4th – Rippin Chicken

December 2nd – TBD

December 31st (NYE) – TBD

February 3rd – TBD

West Seattle YMCA Family Night
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Play on the mats, swing on the rings, climb and slide on the inflatable obstacle course and run on the track during Family Night at the West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor). From 7:15 to 8:15 pm, enjoy Family Swim in the pool. Get your family moving together! Free!

More info >>
https://apm.activecommunities.com/seattleymca/Activity_Search/family-connect-family-night/46051

6:00 pm–8:00 pm: Gym with mats and inflatable obstacle course
7:15 pm–8:15 pm: Open swim

Oct
14
Fri
2016
Autumn Fun @ West Seattle Family YMCA
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Celebrate the season by decorating pumpkins, playing autumn games and getting your face painted with your favorite design. Enjoy Autumn Fun with your family at the West Seattle Family YMCA (WSB sponsor). Free!

More info >>
https://apm.activecommunities.com/seattleymca/Activity_Search/family-connect-autumn-fun/46052

Oct
23
Sun
2016
Fauntleroy Fall Festival @ Fauntleroy Church, Y, Schoolhouse
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The big neighborhood bash of the year, the Fauntleroy Fall Festival, will be Sunday, October 23rd, 2:00-5:00 pm in the church/YMCA/schoolhouse triangle.

The Fauntleroy Fall Festival is the largest event of the year and fun for all ages. Enjoy music, dance, food, pumpkin decorating, birdhouse building, arts and crafts, and learning opportunities. Stay tuned for details, but feel free to check out photos from previous years on our Fauntleroy Fall Festival webpage at http://www.fauntleroy.net/fallfestival.html. Follow the Fauntleroy Fall Festival Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FauntleroyFallFestival/. To help plan the 2016 festival, e-mail fauntleroyfallfestival@gmail.com.

Oct
30
Sun
2016
West Seattle Junction Harvest Festival
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Shopping, trick-or-treating, more shopping, costume parade, more shopping, kids’ activities … plan to be in The Junction for the fifth annual Harvest Festival, presented by the West Seattle Junction Association.

Festival runs 10 am-2 pm
Activities and Farmers’ Market, 10 am-2 pm
Chili cookoff (fundraiser for West Seattle Food Bank) 11 am until supply runs out
Costume parade led by WSHS Band at 11:30 am
Trick-or-treating at noon

Interested in presenting an activity, being a sponsor, being a chili cookoff competitor? Find out how via wsjunction.org

Nov
4
Fri
2016
HPIC Corner Bar w/Live Music @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

At the Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC):

HPIC Corner Bar HPIC Corner Bar – First Friday of each month. Doors open at 6 pm.

BEVERAGES Draft beer, wine, and special cocktail! As always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well. Please remember that no outside alcohol is allowed and no alcohol is allowed outside at this time.

GREEN GUIDANCE – Walking or bicycling to the event is encouraged. It’s green, it makes the neighbors happier and provides a safe walk home!

PARENTAL GUIDANCE – There are toys and games set up on tables. Parents, please be aware of your child’s activities. Activities such as ball throwing and chasing games are discouraged.

Upcoming Dates & Bands:

September 2nd – The Jesus Chords

October 7th – 45th St. Brass

November 4th – Rippin Chicken

December 2nd – TBD

December 31st (NYE) – TBD

February 3rd – TBD

Dec
2
Fri
2016
HPIC Corner Bar w/Live Music @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

At the Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC):

HPIC Corner Bar HPIC Corner Bar – First Friday of each month. Doors open at 6 pm.

BEVERAGES Draft beer, wine, and special cocktail! As always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well. Please remember that no outside alcohol is allowed and no alcohol is allowed outside at this time.

GREEN GUIDANCE – Walking or bicycling to the event is encouraged. It’s green, it makes the neighbors happier and provides a safe walk home!

PARENTAL GUIDANCE – There are toys and games set up on tables. Parents, please be aware of your child’s activities. Activities such as ball throwing and chasing games are discouraged.

Upcoming Dates & Bands:

September 2nd – The Jesus Chords

October 7th – 45th St. Brass

November 4th – Rippin Chicken

December 2nd – TBD

December 31st (NYE) – TBD

February 3rd – TBD

Jan
6
Fri
2017
HPIC Corner Bar w/Live Music @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

At the Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC):

HPIC Corner Bar HPIC Corner Bar – First Friday of each month. Doors open at 6 pm.

BEVERAGES Draft beer, wine, and special cocktail! As always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well. Please remember that no outside alcohol is allowed and no alcohol is allowed outside at this time.

GREEN GUIDANCE – Walking or bicycling to the event is encouraged. It’s green, it makes the neighbors happier and provides a safe walk home!

PARENTAL GUIDANCE – There are toys and games set up on tables. Parents, please be aware of your child’s activities. Activities such as ball throwing and chasing games are discouraged.

Upcoming Dates & Bands:

September 2nd – The Jesus Chords

October 7th – 45th St. Brass

November 4th – Rippin Chicken

December 2nd – TBD

December 31st (NYE) – TBD

February 3rd – TBD

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