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Agenda

  1. Feb
    28
    Sat
    2015

    1. 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
    2. LEGO Mania! @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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

      Share your mad Lego skills and create something fantastic from your own imagination! We’ve got the bricks, plus free play, challenges, and lots of fun! 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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      LEGO Mania! @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    3. Community Movie Night and Canned Food Drive @ Arbor Heights Community Church
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Arbor Heights Community Church in the Arbor Heights is putting on a community movie night and canned food drive on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm. We will be showing “Wreck It Ralph” and the entry fee is 3 cans of food to support the White Center Food Bank. All the information is below at our website:

      http://www.arborheights.org/calendar-item/indoor-community-movie-night/

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      Community Movie Night and Canned Food Drive @ Arbor Heights Community Church
    4. 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)
    5. Ronny Cox and friends perform @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Saturday, February 28, at 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall:
      Ronny Cox and Friends

      You know him from his many television and movie appearances, from
      Deliverance and Star Trek to RoboCop. If you haven’t yet seen him in concert, you’re in for a treat. He’ll be performing with brilliant keyboardist Radoslav Lorkovic and legendary fiddler T. Bruce Bowers. Please visit www.ronnycox.com to learn more.

      For this show only, general admission tickets (no table seats) are $20, and $18 for seniors and students. No table seating for this performance. To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation.

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      Ronny Cox and friends perform @ Kenyon Hall
    6. 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
    7. Tom Price Desert Classic, Stereo Creeps perform @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tom Price Desert Classic, Stereo Creeps and Skullbot perform live at The Benbow Room on Saturday February 28th.

      9 pm, $5

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      Tom Price Desert Classic, Stereo Creeps perform @ The Benbow Room
    8. Kirk Dubb Extravaganza @ Feedback Lounge
      10:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Kirk Dubb Extravaganza performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 10 pm, Saturday February 28th.

      No cover charge!

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      Kirk Dubb Extravaganza @ Feedback Lounge
  2. Mar
    1
    Sun
    2015

    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

      *All Souls (WSB sponsor) – “All Souls is a church in and for the city, and exists to be a vibrant expression of who God is–– gracious, present, hospitable. And as a church, we are part of that historical, counter-cultural community that Jesus started and continues to build, sustain, and perfect.” For worship times and location (and other events), see the calendar.

      *First Lutheran Church of West Seattle (WSB sponsor; 4105 California Ave SW) is a vibrant congregation that upholds the great historical traditions of the Lutheran Church. We worship on Sundays at 8:00 am in the Chapel, 10:30 am in the Nave, and with Compline at 8:00 pm again in the Chapel. We have Bible Study and Sunday School at 9:00 am in the Education Building. Wednesdays we have Matins in the Chapel at 9:30 am, Bible Study from 10:00 to 11:30 am, Holy Eucharist in the Chapel at 11:45 am, Vespers in the Chapel at 7:00 pm, and Bible Study from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Penance is on the third Saturday of each month, in the Chapel, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. For more information go to flcws.org. We welcome everyone.

      *Alki United Church of Christ – A progressive Christian congregation in the heart of Alki. We are 90-somethings and 20-somethings, single, married, gay, lesbian and straight, seekers, doubters andbelievers. We don’t believe that Christianity is the only way, but it’s the way we’ve been called to follow, and we are trying to live it with as much integrity and joy as we can. Church school for toddlers and children. 6115 SW Hinds St. alkiucc.org – 206-935-2661

      *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 Hallows Church West Seattle: A new expression of The Hallows Church is currently being established in West Seattle. We invite you to connect with the vision, mission, and goal of The Hallows Church West Seattle by participating in a series of Vision Gatherings each Sunday morning at 10:30 am at 3420 SW Cloverdale Street. For more information, please contact info@hallowschurch.org or visit www.hallowschurch.org.

      *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

      *The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist was established in West Seattle in 1892, for a “broad-minded and liberal churchmanship, which should not only develop the spiritual side of life, but also encourage the social welfare in the most thoughtful and progressive minds of this community.” Today, the people of St. John’s continue to strive to live into this statement of purpose through such programs as our Just Garden Project to provide fresh produce for area food banks, feeding the hungry at Nicklesville and with the Community Meals program and building for the educational needs of students in the Mulundi Village in Kenya. Sunday worship is at 8:00 and 10:15 am, with Christian Formation classes at 10:00 am. We invite you and all whom you love, to “Come as you are! Explore, Connect, and Share.” Check our website at: www.saintjohnonline.org or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SJBWestSeattle.

      *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 10:00 am 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. 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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      West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    5. All Walk Encouragement Rally @ Alaska Junction
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


      What: All Walk Encouragement Rally
      Why: to encourage West Seattle to take further personal action against Climate Change
      When: Sunday February 8th from noon to 1 pm
      Where: In the Alaska Junction

      http://www.sustainablewestseattle.org/2015/02/all-walk-encouragement-rally/

      As a part of our awareness of climate change outreach we are going to join West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice and encourage our neighbors to take action on climate change during the all walk interval in the Junction intersection. This will repeat the first Sundays of the month from noon to 1 pm.

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      All Walk Encouragement Rally @ Alaska Junction
    6. Free Drop-Off Tax Help @ High Point Library
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      At the High Point Library:

      The Seattle Public Library and United Way of King County are partnering to offer free tax preparation services this tax season. Branch drop-off locations will allow taxpayers have their paperwork scanned by IRS-certified staff and volunteers and not wait until the return is fully processed. Instead, the return is prepared remotely and completed tax returns can be picked up within a week.

      This service is free and available to individuals. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

      IRS reproducible forms are available for photocopy (15 cents per page) at all Library locations. Please call your branch to find out if print forms are in stock. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov.

      Drop-off tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis.

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Social Security Card
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead

      Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

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      Free Drop-Off Tax Help @ High Point Library
    7. ‘Untangling the Senior Housing Maze’ @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library, Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2–3:30 pm:

      Choosing housing and care for seniors can be daunting. Join us for a discussion of housing options and resources.

      Finding the best care for your aging parent or loved one can be overwhelming. The program will look at all types of housing options including in-home care, assisted living, adult family homes and skilled nursing. It will help you evaluate options to find the best fit for your loved one and resources for evaluation.

      The presenter is Alice Kalso, Silver Age House & Care Referrals.

      This program is part of a three-part series, “You and Your Parents: Partnering for Care across Generations.” The third program is “Conversations about Aging and Dementia” on April 25th.

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

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      ‘Untangling the Senior Housing Maze’ @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    8. Jazz Hands performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Jazz Hands performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday March 1st, 3 pm–5 pm.

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      Jazz Hands performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    9. Free ‘Thriller’ Dance Class @ EQ Fitness
      3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      What: FREE Thriller Dance Class

      When: Sunday, March 1st, 3:30 pm

      Where: EQ Fitness (WSB sponsor), 3270 California Ave SW

      Facebook Invite: facebook.com/events/857774364280930

      Join us for a Sunday of fun and fitness! Thriller is a high-intensity dance that will get your blood pumping.

      These are the original dance steps as performed by Michael Jackson in the Thriller video.

      Meet your teachers: Kat and Karla have both been professional ballroom dancers and have performed Thrill the World dance for about 7 years.

      Everyone is welcome! Bring your water bottle, snack and get ready to learn one of the most iconic dances in the world.

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      Free ‘Thriller’ Dance Class @ EQ Fitness
    10. Ian Hill, Special Guests perform @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The Benbow Sunday Nitecap presents Dan Gallagher and Special Guests. Hosted by Scott M.X. Turner on Sunday March 1st.

      8 pm / $5

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      Ian Hill, Special Guests perform @ The Benbow Room
    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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      Karaoke Sunday @ Yen Wor Village
  3. Mar
    2
    Mon
    2015

    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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      Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
    2. Pre-School Art & Block @ High Point Family Center
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Family, caregivers, friends, neighbors are welcome to bring their toddler and preschool age children to Pre-School Art and Block at High Point Neighborhood House Family Center: Free art activities for children ages 0-5. Every Monday from 11:00 am–12:30 pm. Special guest, Nathalie Glems, Children’s Librarian, joins us every 1st Monday of the month for art, stories, and songs.

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      Pre-School Art & Block @ High Point Family Center
    3. Free Tax Help (by appointment) @ Delridge Library
      3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      At the Delridge Library:

      The Seattle Public Library and AARP are working together to offer free tax help at 12 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Appointments are required.

      This service is free and available to individuals. Appointments are required. Call the branch at 206-733-9125 to make an appointment. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

      Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page.

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Social Security Card
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead

      Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

      Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

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      Free Tax Help (by appointment) @ Delridge Library
    4. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    5. Seattle Public Schools tech ‘Town Hall’ @ West Seattle High School, cafeteria
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Seattle Public Schools wants to give everyone an opportunity to provide feedback and input into the district’s Technology Vision process. To accomplish this we are scheduling five “Town Hall” meetings around the District. One in each of the five major regions …

      WEST SEATTLE REGION: Monday, March 2, at West Seattle High School cafeteria

      Doors will open at 5:30 pm so that attendees can browse sample results from the Tech Summit. The structured meeting will begin at 6 pm. Interested individuals who are unable to attend any of the Town Hall meetings are encouraged to submit their vision, ideas, and comments to techvision@seattleschools.org

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      Seattle Public Schools tech ‘Town Hall’ @ West Seattle High School, cafeteria
    6. Free community ESL classes @ High Point Family Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Free ESL Classes at High Point Neighborhood House Family Center: Free classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Please join us on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm for English Language skill building.

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      Free community ESL classes @ High Point Family Center
    7. West Seattle Hi-Yu general meeting @ Admiral Congregational Church
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: FYI

      West Seattle Hi-Yu General Meeting, first Monday of the month at 7:00 pm, Admiral Congregational Church. Hope to see you there!

      If you would like to volunteer and help with the parade float or the event, please come to the meeting or contact us at westseattlehiyu.com

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      West Seattle Hi-Yu general meeting @ Admiral Congregational Church
    8. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7:15.

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      Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
    9. Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      What: West Seattle Buddhist Meditation Classes
      When: Every Monday night 7:30 – 9:00 pm
      Where: Held at Sound Yoga (WSB sponsor)

      In this busy, chaotic world it is very important for our day to day happiness and peace that we learn how to control our mind. These practical classes explore how we can apply simple meditation techniques and basic Buddhist psychology in the midst of a normal, modern lifestyle. Everyone is welcome; no previous meditation experience is necessary.

      Class is $10, $5 for students/seniors. We are a non-profit organization and teachers are volunteers. For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle#

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      Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
    10. Monday night trivia @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Weekly trivia game, Mondays 7:30-9 pm at Outwest Bar.

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      Monday night trivia @ Outwest Bar
    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
  4. Mar
    3
    Tue
    2015

    1. Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      FREE Coffee with Vets has a benefactor – Jon Gerhardt a former Navy Pilot has offered to pay for the coffee hour for ALL VETS that attend the monthly gathering.

      First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

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      Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    2. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 7:45 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the High Point Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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      Homework help @ High Point Library
    3. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    4. Math Buddies @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:


      Play math games! Get better at math with a high school buddy. This is a first come first served, drop in program for children grades K-5. Each buddy session will last between 30-40 minutes.

      Math Buddies is an opportunity for students to discover the joy of playing with real-world math through games and activities, and for teens to gain experience volunteering.

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

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      Math Buddies @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    5. “Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      From Marcee Stone-Vekich:

      Some 34th friends have founded a new Drinking Liberally in West Seattle, First Tuesday of the month, 6:00 p.m. at Pizzeria 22! Co-hosts Steve Butts, Carol Frillman, Max Vekich and Marcee Stone-Vekich.

      Drinking Liberally gives like-minded, left-leaning individuals a place to talk politics. It’s an informal setting for folks to discuss and learn from their peers while hanging out in a casual environment. Here you can meet elected officials, candidates and other like-minded folks to share the bond of common ground. Some of us decide to eat dinner, while others just enjoy a glass of wine, beer or a nonalcoholic drink such as soda or tea.

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    6. “Guide to Washington Wines” class begins @ South Seattle College
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      3-Week Class “Guide to Washington Wines” with Sommelier Dieter Schafer and Winemaker John Bell at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor).


      Get to know the wines of Washington State! Learn from Certified Educator and Sommelier Dieter Schafer and by tasting wines from many Washington viticultural areas and from world renowned vineyards. Acquire tips on wine buying, cellaring, serving and enjoying. Guest speaker Willis Hall Winery winemaker/owner John Bell will cover specifics of growing regions (AVAs) and winemaking. Recommended book: “Washington Wines and Wineries” by Paul Gregutt. Tasting each session. For details please go to http://winedieter.wordpress.com/.

      3 Tuesdays, March 3-17, 2015; 6-9 pm.
      South Seattle College
      6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
      $103 per person, all fees included.
      Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or http://www.LearnatSouth.org.
      Info: southced@SeattleColleges.edu.

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    7. 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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      Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council meeting @ Southwest Library
    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 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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    10. 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. Free, ages 21+.

      “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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    11. Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Tuesday with host Sami Saurus — 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 Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
    12. Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      Read more
      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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  5. Mar
    4
    Wed
    2015

    1. Play & Learn for toddlers & preschoolers @ High Point Family Center
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Family, caregivers, friends, neighbors are welcome to bring their toddler and preschool age children to Play and Learn @ Neighborhood House Family Center: Come check out our beautiful facility with lots of fun toys for kids ages 0-5 to practice socialization skills and have a good time! Drop in – we’ll be here every Wednesday from 11:00 am-12:30 pm.

      NOTE: Neighborhood House Family Center will be holding “Play and Learn” at Camp Long (5200 35th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98126) on the following dates
      (Wednesday’s) from 11am-12:30. Join us for fun outdoor activities led by a
      Camp Long naturalist with your little ones!

      March 18th: “All Things Green”
      April 15th: “Terrific Trees in the Forest”
      May 20th: “Water Babies in Polliwog Pond”
      June 17th: “Thanks to our Sun”

      About Camp Long: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/environment/camplong.htm

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    2. Spanish Story Time @ Three Little Birds
      11:15 am – 12:15 pm

      From Jennifer Young at Three Little Birds:

      We hear you loud and clear! We are bringing Spanish Story Time back every Wednesday starting January 21st at 11:15 am! Claudina or Angelie will be leading these classes and can’t wait to see esas caras preciosas! (those precious faces!)

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    3. Early Days drop-in support group @ Limber Yoga
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Join us! Early Days is a drop-in support group for expectant parents and those with babies up to 1 year. We meet 12-2 pm every Wednesday at Limber Yoga in West Seattle. Come find support, camaraderie and fresh ideas for your parenting journey! Suggested donation $10; no one turned away.

      Early Days provides a safe, welcoming, nonjudgemental space for new parents to talk about the emotional changes and challenges of parenthood. By coming together, we break isolation, and offer support and validation for each parent’s journey.

      Early Days is affiliated with Postpartum Support International of WA.

      Contact Early Days at (425)-253-2355, earlydaysWS@gmail.com or through our
      Facebook page www.facebook.com/earlydaysWS.

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      Early Days drop-in support group @ Limber Yoga
    4. 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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      Free blood pressure readings @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
    5. Home Office & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
      12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

      Home Office & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
      Every Wednesday noon to 1:15 pm

      This is our weekly Coworking meeting to share and talk about business ideas, projects, get feedback, build community and make new friends and business partners. Some of our members participate weekly in this vibrant, very friendly event where everyone gets to share. Bring your lunch and join us!

      http://www.wsofficejunction.com/meetup.html

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      Home Office & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
    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.

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      Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    7. American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      Read more
      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
    8. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    9. Seattle Tilth info session for Master Composter training @ Chaco Canyon Organic Café
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Did you know that Seattle now prohibits food waste from going in the garbage? Food waste in landfills is a big problem, accounting for nearly one quarter of methane emissions in the US. Alternatively, when it’s kept out of the garbage and composted, food waste is an incredibly useful soil amendment, turning garbage into “gardener’s gold.” The benefits of compost are huge – reducing global warming, storm water pollution and waste, while building healthy soil and growing healthy plants.

      Now in its 30th year, Seattle Tilth offers the Master Composter / Soil Builder program in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities to train community members to become compost educators. Community members participate in 28 hours of classroom learning, hands-on practice and field trips. Learn how to compost while learning about soil science, natural yard care and recycling!

      Training includes eight sessions during four weeks starting on Tuesday, March 24 in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood (4649 Sunnyside Ave N). After the training, Master Composters contribute 35 hours of volunteer outreach teaching practical techniques to other community members. Volunteers work on projects of their own choosing – at schools, churches, community centers, businesses and community gardens.

      Apply by March 14
      The Master Composter program is for Seattle residents only. APPLY NOW. Applications are due March 14. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

      King County residents who live outside of Seattle are encouraged to apply to similar programs we offer in King County.

      Questions? Come to an Info Session!
      Interested and want to learn more about this program? Attend one of the following info sessions:

      Wednesday, March 4, 6-7 p.m. at Chaco Canyon in West Seattle (3770 SW Alaska St)
      Thursday, Mar. 5, 6-7 p.m. at Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands (5513 South Cloverdale Street)
      *****

      The Master Composter/Soil Builder program is managed by Seattle Tilth and sponsored by Seattle Public Utilities.

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      Seattle Tilth info session for Master Composter training @ Chaco Canyon Organic Café
    10. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      West Seattle Kiwanis meets weekly on Wednesdays at The Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St, 2nd floor on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon at 6:30 pm-7:30 pm.

      Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

      More information at: http://www.kiwaniswestseattle.org/ or Contact us at 206-920-3900 or westseattlekiwanis@live.com.

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      Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    11. Southwest Neighborhood District Council meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      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
    12. ‘Fairy Tale Network’ @ Holy Rosary School
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      *When: Wednesday March 4th & Thursday March 5th @ 7:00 pm*
      *Where: Holy Rosary School, Main Entrance: School Hall*
      Cost: Donations warmly accepted at the door
      *Delicious treats & refreshments will be available from our very own Starfish Coffee!

      Bring the whole family to enjoy the debut of *Fairy Tale Network*, a fast-paced, humor-filled play about a television network challenged to improve its viewership ratings with exciting new programming. Presented by Holy Rosary School, featuring original scenes, which have been masterfully authored by the students themselves. Additionally, the whole student body of Holy Rosary School has collaborated to design a beautifully intricate and fanciful set! Come feast your eyes and indulge your imagination in an evening filled with humor, memorable fun and whimsical entertainment. This is a spectacle not to be missed!

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      ‘Fairy Tale Network’ @ Holy Rosary School
    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.

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      Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
  6. Mar
    5
    Thu
    2015

    1. Car-seat safety checks @ Swedish Automotive
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Safety

      Swedish Automotive (WSB sponsor) is offering free car-seat safety checks 11 am-2 pm Thursday, March 5, and Friday, March 6. All makes of vehicles. No appointment necessary. Just come by!

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      Car-seat safety checks @ Swedish Automotive
    2. Car-seat safety checks @ Swedish Automotive
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Safety

      All makes of vehicles welcome for free child/baby car-seat safety checks, 11 am-2 pm both days.

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      Car-seat safety checks @ Swedish Automotive
    3. Kaleidoscope Play & Learn @ Delridge Library
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 2 to 5 are invited to weekly Kaleidoscope Play and Learn sessions at the Delridge Library!

      Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Group activities include art, music and movement, and circle time.

      Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and development, and community resources.

      Group is co-facilitated in English, Spanish and Somali. Younger and older siblings are welcome.

      Thursdays, 11 am-12:30 pm

      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.

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    4. 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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      First Thursday Democrats’ luncheon/discussion @ Daystar Retirement Village
    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. Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      What: Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+
      When: Thursdays 2 pm to 3 pm
      Where: West Seattle Senior Center, Oregon at California Ave SW
      Cost: $40 per month members, $45 non-members, Drop-in $12.

      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+

      Join Sifu Viola Brumbaugh at the West Seattle Senior Center Thursdays at 2 pm. Tai Chi practice helps improve balance, flexibility, and strength and has been found to help reduce stress, improve cardiovascular and pulmonary health, improve the lives of diabetes and parkinson’s patients. In this class we practice longevity exercises to lubricate the joints, silk reeling and the Yang Style 24 form to build coordination and strength while improving focus and relaxation.

      More info: email: wiseorchidmartialarts@gmail.com or call 206-321-0613

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      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    7. Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Join Community Orchard of West Seattle for some urban gardening and orchard maintenance. Please bring work gloves, rain gear and water.

      Questions on urban gardening, permaculture techniques, or your own problem plants are our specialty and are more than welcome! Early season activities include spring crop plantings, plant propagation, sheet mulching and invasive plant removal.

      We look forward to meeting up again this year at the Orchard!

      Mission: COWS will grow a free source of local fruit for neighbors, volunteers and local food security programs while engaging people in sustainable agriculture education and community gathering.

      Contact: info@fruitinwestseattle.org

      Join our Mailing List: http://fruitinwestseattle.org/

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      Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
    8. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    9. Old Schoolhouse Tasting Night @ The Beer Junction
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      At The Beer Junction:

      Thursday, March 5th; 5-8 pm
      Old Schoolhouse Tasting Night
      A tasting night featuring Old Schoolhouse from Winthrop, WA. Typical tasting nights $4 for 5 beers, cider, or whatever the event may feature.

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      Old Schoolhouse Tasting Night @ The Beer Junction
    10. 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
    11. ‘Fairy Tale Network’ @ Holy Rosary School
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      *When: Wednesday March 4th & Thursday March 5th @ 7:00 pm*
      *Where: Holy Rosary School, Main Entrance: School Hall*
      Cost: Donations warmly accepted at the door
      *Delicious treats & refreshments will be available from our very own Starfish Coffee!

      Bring the whole family to enjoy the debut of *Fairy Tale Network*, a fast-paced, humor-filled play about a television network challenged to improve its viewership ratings with exciting new programming. Presented by Holy Rosary School, featuring original scenes, which have been masterfully authored by the students themselves. Additionally, the whole student body of Holy Rosary School has collaborated to design a beautifully intricate and fanciful set! Come feast your eyes and indulge your imagination in an evening filled with humor, memorable fun and whimsical entertainment. This is a spectacle not to be missed!

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      ‘Fairy Tale Network’ @ Holy Rosary School
    12. Erden Eruç, human-powered circumnavigator of the globe @ Emerald Water Anglers
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      7-9 pm at Emerald Water Anglers (WSB sponsor) in The Junction, a fascinating guest – Erden Eruç, a West Seattleite who circumnavigated the globe completely human-powered via row boat, bike and foot. (Click on his name to see what else he’s accomplished!)

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      Erden Eruç, human-powered circumnavigator of the globe @ Emerald Water Anglers
    13. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Every Thursday night at Feedback Lounge at 7 pm, enjoy The Deep Cuts hosted by DJ Kingblind and DJ G$.

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      The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
    14. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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      Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    15. 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
  7. Mar
    6
    Fri
    2015

    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. West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS) meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
      9:30 am – 11:15 am

      West Side MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers), a group comprised of mothers of children ages birth to five years, enjoys hearing from a Mentor Mom or local guest speakers on issues that matter to mothers, and they engage in a couple of service projects throughout the year.

      This years theme is “Be You Bravely,” it is designed to help us become more ourselves. To remind us that courage is always worth it and that we are all in this together. Moms can begin dropping off kiddos at 9:15 with the MOPPETS helpers before the meeting.

      The group meets the first and third Fridays of the month thru May 2015 from 9:30 am to 11:15 am. Contact information: westsidemops@yahoo.com or visit our website at: westsidemops.wordpress.com//.

      Interested moms can contact Allison Sutcliffe, MOPS Coordinator, at awsutcliffe@comcast.net or Staci Lopshire, DGL Coordinator, at stacilopshire@gmail.com.

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      West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS) meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
    3. Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
      10:00 am – 1:45 pm

      Come to the Southwest library for up to 45 minutes 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.

      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
    4. Car-seat safety checks @ Swedish Automotive
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Safety

      Swedish Automotive (WSB sponsor) is offering free car-seat safety checks 11 am-2 pm Thursday, March 5, and Friday, March 6. All makes of vehicles. No appointment necessary. Just come by!

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      Car-seat safety checks @ Swedish Automotive
    5. Free Teen Art Program class @ High Point Community Center
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Every other Friday, 5:00–7:00 pm at the High Point Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      TEEN ART PROGRAM
      Youth will create different kinds of crafts. Some of the crafts include: jewelry making, crochet, duct-tape crafts, and seasonal crafts. This free class will be offered every other Friday.

      1/9, 1/23, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27
      5-7 pm

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    6. Organic Family Dinner: Annual Campaign Fundraiser @ West Seattle YMCA Preschool
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Annual Campaign Organic Family Dinner
      Friday, March 6th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm

      Join the West Seattle YMCA Preschool for a delicious lasagna dinner! This fundraiser supports youth in our West Seattle community by providing scholarships for summer camps, teen learning centers, youth obesity programs, swim lessons, youth sports, and much more. All are welcome!

      ORGANIC MENU
      Your choice of:
      Chicken & Rosemary Lasagna with a Parmesan Cream Sauce
      Beef & Spinach Marinara Lasagna
      Mushroom & Butternut Squash Lasagna
      All include roasted organic carrots, green salad, fruit and dessert.

      WHERE
      West Seattle YMCA Preschool – 4515 36th Ave SW, Seattle

      RSVP
      Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 4th to Emilia Holbik at
      eholbik@seattleymca.org or 206 935 6400, ext. 120

      SUGGESTED DONATION
      $5.00 per person, $20.00 per family but more encouraged!

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      5:30 pm
      Organic Family Dinner: Annual Campaign Fundraiser @ West Seattle YMCA Preschool
    7. Family Night @ West Seattle YMCA
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Family Night at the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor)

      Friday, March 6th

      6:00 to 8:00 pm – gym & running track
      7:30 to 9:00 pm – open swim in the pool

      Invite your friends and neighbors for a free evening of family fun! Play on the mats, swing on the rings, climb and slide on the inflatable obstacle course, run on the track, and go swimming. Get your family moving together.

      WHERE
      West Seattle YMCA – - 4515 36th Ave SW, Seattle

      FEES
      FREE! Non-members, please bring a donation for the West Seattle Food Bank.

      REGISTER
      No need to register. Just come on down!

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    8. Karaoke at Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      At Highland Park Improvement Club:

      *Friday, March 6th*, doors open at 6 pm.

      Karaoke begins at 7:30, so practice up! You can confirm your favorite songs will be available by checking Baby Ketten’s songbook at babykettenkaraoke.com

      Draft beer, wine and Nicole’s Kiss the Blarney Stone cocktail*! *As always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well.

      HPIC has sidewalk repairs over the next two weeks. We will do our best to have the parking lot accessible, but walking is always encouraged.

      *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.

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    9. Asthma Information Night @ Neighborhood House High Point Center
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Asthma Information Night March 6th from 6:30-8:30 pm at High Point’s NeighborHood House.

      Free refreshments! Free raffle prizes include a humidifier, cleaning supplies and more! Breathe eaasy and learn!

      Sponsored by Neighborhood House, Neighborcare Health, Walgreens and Starbucks.

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    10. Friday night skating @ Alki Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Looking for a fun way to spend your Friday night with the entire family that won’t break your pockets? Look no further. The Alki Community Center (WSB sponsor) hosts skate night every Friday night. Join us for a night of skating with your family and friends every Friday night. Great music and games will create wonderful memories for a lifetime.

      Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
      Cost to skaters is $3 per person.

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      Friday night skating @ Alki Community Center
    11. Movie Night at Alki @ Alki Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      At the Alki Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      All Ages – Free!
      This winter season, Alki will be showing family-friendly movies on our big screen. Be sure to stop on by to join the fun.
      Location: Alki Community Center

      Fridays January 9th – March 27th
      6:30 pm

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    12. 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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    13. Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Video Mix Show with VJ Andy on Friday nights, 7:00 pm at Outwest Bar.

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      Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
    14. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    15. 3 Play Ricochet, Right As Rain perform @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      3 Play Ricochet, and Right As Rain perform live at The Benbow Room on Friday March 6th.

      9 pm, $5

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    16. 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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  8. Mar
    7
    Sat
    2015

    1. SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT TIME GLITCH AFFECTING EVENT LISTINGS FOR TONIGHT (all-day)
      Mar 7 – Mar 8
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      Categories: FYI

      Because of a software glitch which is finally about to be fixed (but not in time for today/tonight), the times for events within several hours of the standard-to-daylight-saving-time switch display incorrectly. Click through to the full listing and the body of info will be correct. We also are updating the event titles with the actual start times. Apologies for this glitch.

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    2. Fauntleroy Children’s Center 28th Annual Auction event @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
      5:30 pm – 1:00 am

      The official announcement:

      Save the date for “City of Light: An Evening in Paris!” the annual Fauntleroy Children’s Center fundraising live and silent auctions March 7th, 2015, 5:30–10:00 pm.

      TO PURCHASE TICKETS: https://co.clickandpledge.com/?wid=76146

      Hosted by: Greg Nickels, Auctioneer, assisted by emcee Greg Lowder

      PRICE: $65 per person. Purchase your ticket before February 13 and receive a complimentary cocktail. Childcare available by reservation only, $20 per child. Childcare reservations must be received by March 2. Dinner and snacks will be
      provided.

      5:30 Silent Auction

      A selection of French-inspired cheeses and accompaniments

      7:00 DINNER WITH LIVE AUCTION
      SALAD: Field Greens, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Pear, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
      ENTRÉE: Red Wine Braised Beef Bourguignon
      or
      Classic Chicken Cordon Bleu
      or
      Sweet Red Bell Pepper, Cannellini Beans, Sautéed Greens, Crimini Mushrooms

      All accompanied by Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Carrots Provencal

      THE HALL AT FAUNTLEROY

      DRESS: Parisian-inspired cocktail attire. (Black tie optional.)

      RSVP BY FEBRUARY 27.

      Please email auction@fauntleroychildrenscenter.org for additional
      information or if you have questions.

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      Fauntleroy Children’s Center 28th Annual Auction event @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
    3. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      8:00 pm – 12:59 am

      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)
    4. Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      10:00 pm – 12:45 am

      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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    5. 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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      West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
    6. Mobile blood drive in the Junction
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center will have a mobile blood drive in the Junction on Saturday, March 7th, 2015. The Bloodmobile will be parked at 42nd and Alaska from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11:00 am to 12:00 pm). Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment.

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    7. Benefit breakfast for Evergreen Wolverines baseball team @ White Center Eagles Club
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      The White Center Eagles Club (FOE) is holding a fundraising breakfast on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9 AM to 1 PM at the White Center Eagles Club located at 10452 15th Ave. SW in support of the Evergreen High School boys baseball team – the Wolverines. Because of recent thefts of equipment and lack of funding, the boys baseball team is in desperate need of basic equipment and field improvements to field a team this season. Baseball lovers from Southwest Seattle, White Center, Burien, SeaTac, and surrounding areas are asked to contribute to help put a team on the field for 2015. Members of the team and coaching staff will be present to help serve breakfast. For any further information, please contact the White Center Eagles Club at 206-248-1400.

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      Benefit breakfast for Evergreen Wolverines baseball team @ White Center Eagles Club
    8. Lincoln Park TLC work party
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      West Seattle’s Lincoln Park, contains 80 acres of stunning, mature forest. As with most city forests, it’s been invaded by ivy, holly, etc. Help us restore and maintain this urban jewel! This is a great event for families and organizations looking to make a real contribution to the environment. You’re likely to get dirty, but we promise you a good work out and good karma! Meet at 9:00 am at the north parking lot kiosk (Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Rose St). Dress for weather, long sleeves/pants year around and sturdy shoes or boots. Contact Sharon sabaker41@gmail.com or 206 464 1068.

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    9. Memorial planting event @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Park
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      “The forest stewards of Me-Kwa-Mooks Park are planning a memorial planting for loved ones of homicide victims March 7th. People from the park community are welcome to come as the past tragedies at the park affect the community as well.”

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    10. Wheelchair Basketball championships, day 1 @ West Seattle High School Gym
      9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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      Categories: Sports

      West Coast Championships for National Wheelchair Basketball Association, 9 am-4 pm Saturday and 9 am-2 pm Sunday at the WSHS Gym.

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      Wheelchair Basketball championships, day 1 @ West Seattle High School Gym
    11. Bonus work party to start Community Orchard of West Seattle season
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Northeast corner of SSC campus:

      Special Additional Work Party to Open the 2015 Food Growing Season

      Ready to get out and garden with the beautiful weather we’ve been having? Come out to the Community Orchard of West Seattle for a work party to help us get some of our berries under control.

      We’ll be removing some Golden Raspberries that are taking over the Blueberries and also cutting back some blackberries that are encroaching from the green space. Check out the growth of our orchard if you haven’t been here for a while.

      Volunteers will have the opportunity to take home a raspberry plant after volunteering, as well as learn about growing food in our area. We have a limited amount of clippers and gloves, so if you can bring some it would be helpful. Tea will be served in the morning. Bring some additional water, be healthy!

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    12. Daystar Dialoguers Toastmasters Club
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Toastmasters provides a safe, supportive and fun atmosphere in which to grow your communication and leadership skills. Improve your ability and confidence in speaking to large or small groups. We meet twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 10 am. Guests should arrive 5 to 10 minutes early for orientation.

      Daystar Dialoguers Toastmasters Club
      Daystar Retirement Center
      2615 SW Barton St., Bldg. 2

      See daystarclub.toastmastersclubs.org for more information or call 206-932-6706.

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      Daystar Dialoguers Toastmasters Club
    13. Lincoln Park Restoration Work Party
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Volunteer Event: Restore Lincoln Park with EarthCorps!
      Saturday, March 7th, 2015
      10 am–2 pm

      Join EarthCorps and the Green Seattle Partnership as we work to make the forests and shoreline of Lincoln Park healthy! Our projects will include invasive plant removal, preparing areas for planting native plants, and planting native plants.

      EarthCorps supplies gloves, tools, water, light refreshments and volunteer education that covers safety, information on the park you are working in, forest health, environmental restoration and the overview of the project. No prior experience is necessary. Come ready to get muddy and have fun!

      For more information and to RSVP, check out our website, or contact Kelly O’Callahan at volunteer@earthcorps.org.

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    14. 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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    15. 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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      West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    16. 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)
    17. 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
    18. Games, Games, Games @ Admiral United Church of Christ
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Admiral United Church of Christ is hosting GAMES, GAMES, GAMES on the 1st Saturday of the next four months – December 6, 2014; January 3, 2015; February 7, 2015; and March 7, 2015. We’ll meet from about 2-5 pm.

      We’ll have games and some snacks available, including some games for children. Feel free to bring a game and a snack. Kids are welcome to come and play games, too, but we do not have child care available.

      Admiral UCC is located at 4320 SW Hill Street, set back from California Avenue SW at Hill Street behind the bus stop, about three blocks West of Admiral Way.

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    19. Learn Craigslist basics @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00–3:30 pm at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library, learn techniques to help you use Craigslist. Registration is required.

      In this class, we’ll cover: setting up and managing a Craigslist account, searching Craigslist for ads, posting ads, and using photos in ads. Class prerequisites: Internet Basics or the ability to use the Internet, and an active email account.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is not required. For more information, please call 206-684-7444.

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    20. West Seattle Art Nest Grand Opening
      3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      West Seattle Art Nest will be having its Grand Opening Party this Saturday, March 7 from 3-6, at 4138 California Ave SW.

      We invite the entire community to come check us out, do some art, enjoy cupcakes by a local WS company, Lulu Cakes. We will also have wine (for the adults), compliments of WS wine maker, Ryan Crane of Kerloo Cellars.

      It will be a wonderful event and we hope to see you all there!

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      West Seattle Art Nest Grand Opening
    21. 6 pm: Barrio Fiesta Dinner Fundraiser @ Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School
      8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

      Once again our annual dinner will be on Saturday, March 7th from 6:00 – 9:30 pm in the school gym and we are inviting you, your families, friends and neighbors to come and celebrate Barrio Fiesta Dinner. Aside from the scrumptious Filipino dinner and drinks, we will have entertainment, raffle items, a la cart food and dessert dash. Tickets are $20 per person and are available in the school office. Your support will benefit the remodeling of our school library, purchasing new books and supplies.

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    22. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    23. Dinner benefiting SeaBot Robotic Team – 6:30 pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gym
      9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

      *THIS STARTS AT 6:30 PM – APOLOGIES FOR CALENDAR SOFTWARE GLITCH – HERE’S THE SCHOOL WEBSITE ITEM*

      SeaBot Robotic Team fundraising dinner at Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium: Meet the SeaBot Robotic Team, see robots in action and enjoy dinner while raising funds for our team. Cost is $12 for adults and $7 for children and students. Go, Team SeaBot!

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    24. WS Meaningful Movies: Pay 2 Play – Democracy’s High Stakes – doors at 6:30, movie at 7 @ Neighborhood House's High Point Center
      9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

      *APOLOGIES FOR THE SOFTWARE GLITCH – DOORS OPEN AT 6:30, MOVIE AT 7*

      *West Seattle Meaningful Movies* brings to you

      *Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes *

      A film by John Wellington Ennis
      Trailer: http://www.pay2play.tv
      “*Pay 2 Play* lays out a compelling case against corporate personhood.” *L.A. Times *

      This humorous and provocative film connects the dots of Big Money in our ever-challenging election process. A layperson’s guidebook to taking back our democracy. Featuring Robert Reich, Van Jones, Marianne Williamson, Noam Chomsky, and many more.

      *6:30** doors open *for snacks and social time
      *7:00 movie*, followed by optional discussion

      At High Point Neighborhood House
      6400 Sylvan Way SW (98126)
      Bus numbers 21 and 128

      NO CHARGE, but donations gratefully received.
      Snacks – help us minimize waste – bring your own mug!

      westseattlemeaningfulmovies.org

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  9. Mar
    8
    Sun
    2015

    1. The Esoterics in concert: 8 pm @ Holy Rosary Catholic Church
      12:00 am – 1:00 am
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      Categories: Music

      EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS STARTS AT 8 PM – SORRY FOR THE TIME-CHANGE SOFTWARE GLITCH SUGGESTING OTHERWISE*

      BDENIE commemorates the centenary of the premiere of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “All-night vigil,” which took place in Moscow on March 10th, 1915. Rachmaninoff wrote his 70-minute, 15-movement vigil in January and February of 1915, and it was first performed as a fundraiser for war relief efforts.

      Rachmaninoff’s masterpiece proved to be so popular with both critics and the public that it was performed five more times within the month. Rachmaninoff based 10 of his 15 movements on extant chants from various traditional styles, including Greek, Kievan, and the Russian “Znamenny” style. The remaining five movements were entirely of the composer’s own creation, although he admitted their style to be “a conscious counterfeit of the ritual.” For this concert series, The Esoterics has expanded to 48 voices, and will intersperse Rachmaninoff’s movements with phrases of Slavonic chant. More concert information is available at http://www.theesoterics.org/concerts/season-2015/bdenie

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    2. 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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    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

      *All Souls (WSB sponsor) – “All Souls is a church in and for the city, and exists to be a vibrant expression of who God is–– gracious, present, hospitable. And as a church, we are part of that historical, counter-cultural community that Jesus started and continues to build, sustain, and perfect.” For worship times and location (and other events), see the calendar.

      *First Lutheran Church of West Seattle (WSB sponsor; 4105 California Ave SW) is a vibrant congregation that upholds the great historical traditions of the Lutheran Church. We worship on Sundays at 8:00 am in the Chapel, 10:30 am in the Nave, and with Compline at 8:00 pm again in the Chapel. We have Bible Study and Sunday School at 9:00 am in the Education Building. Wednesdays we have Matins in the Chapel at 9:30 am, Bible Study from 10:00 to 11:30 am, Holy Eucharist in the Chapel at 11:45 am, Vespers in the Chapel at 7:00 pm, and Bible Study from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Penance is on the third Saturday of each month, in the Chapel, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. For more information go to flcws.org. We welcome everyone.

      *Alki United Church of Christ – A progressive Christian congregation in the heart of Alki. We are 90-somethings and 20-somethings, single, married, gay, lesbian and straight, seekers, doubters andbelievers. We don’t believe that Christianity is the only way, but it’s the way we’ve been called to follow, and we are trying to live it with as much integrity and joy as we can. Church school for toddlers and children. 6115 SW Hinds St. alkiucc.org – 206-935-2661

      *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 Hallows Church West Seattle: A new expression of The Hallows Church is currently being established in West Seattle. We invite you to connect with the vision, mission, and goal of The Hallows Church West Seattle by participating in a series of Vision Gatherings each Sunday morning at 10:30 am at 3420 SW Cloverdale Street. For more information, please contact info@hallowschurch.org or visit www.hallowschurch.org.

      *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

      *The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist was established in West Seattle in 1892, for a “broad-minded and liberal churchmanship, which should not only develop the spiritual side of life, but also encourage the social welfare in the most thoughtful and progressive minds of this community.” Today, the people of St. John’s continue to strive to live into this statement of purpose through such programs as our Just Garden Project to provide fresh produce for area food banks, feeding the hungry at Nicklesville and with the Community Meals program and building for the educational needs of students in the Mulundi Village in Kenya. Sunday worship is at 8:00 and 10:15 am, with Christian Formation classes at 10:00 am. We invite you and all whom you love, to “Come as you are! Explore, Connect, and Share.” Check our website at: www.saintjohnonline.org or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SJBWestSeattle.

      *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 10:00 am 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
    4. Wheelchair Basketball championships, day 2 @ West Seattle High School Gym
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Sports

      West Coast Championships for National Wheelchair Basketball Association, 9 am-4 pm Saturday and 9 am-2 pm Sunday at the WSHS Gym.

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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Duwamish Native Foods, Now & Then: Spring Greens @ Duwamish Longhouse
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      WHAT: Duwamish Native Foods-Now & Then-Spring Greens

      WHEN: March 8, 2015. 12-4 pm.

      WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, 206-431-1582, www.duwamishtribe.org

      Free program sharing the cultural & food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Doors open 12 pm. Guest Speaker, Heidi Bohan 1 pm. Cultural Program 2 pm. Shared Meal: Smoked salmon, clam & nettle chowder 3-4 pm. More info at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1322453.

      Spring Greens. Heidi Bohan, the author of People of Cascadia, shares about harvesting and preparing local native wild greens and shoots. Each season has its indicators. The spring harvest begins with the call of the Pacific chorus frog and the return of the ruby-throated hummingbirds.

      Heidi shares traditional skills thru her “Gatherer to Gardener Programs.”
      Class schedule at http://www.heidibohan.com/Teachings/Gatherer%20to%20Gardener.htm

      The Duwamish Native Food Program is sponsored by the DUWAMISH RIVER OPPORTUNITY FUND (DROF): Seattle Department of Neighborhoods & 4Culture. Bi-monthly program, 2nd & 4th Sundays, March-July.

      Currently in the Duwamish Art Gallery– Roger Fernandes: Proof of Spirit. New works by master Salish artist & storyteller reflect on local native culture & beliefs.

      Roger Fernandes is a Native American artist whose work reflects the culture and beliefs of the Puget Salish tribes of the Pacific Northwest Coast. A member of the Lower Elwha S’Klallam Tribe, he was born and raised in Seattle and studied art at the University of Washington.

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    8. Free Drop-Off Tax Help @ High Point Library
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      At the High Point Library:

      The Seattle Public Library and United Way of King County are partnering to offer free tax preparation services this tax season. Branch drop-off locations will allow taxpayers have their paperwork scanned by IRS-certified staff and volunteers and not wait until the return is fully processed. Instead, the return is prepared remotely and completed tax returns can be picked up within a week.

      This service is free and available to individuals. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

      IRS reproducible forms are available for photocopy (15 cents per page) at all Library locations. Please call your branch to find out if print forms are in stock. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov.

      Drop-off tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis.

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Social Security Card
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead

      Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

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    9. Tax help @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: FYI

      From the Vietnamese Cultural Center: “Volunteer Ryan Huỳnh will help to do simple tax returns for low-income people at
      Vietnamese Cultural Center, 2236 Orchard St SW. The service is free. Saturdays from Noon to 3:00 PM; Sundays from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.”

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    10. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    11. Many Paths of Yoga @ 8 Limbs Yoga
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Many Paths of Yoga Series
      FREE EVENT
      March 8th, 6:30-8:00 pm

      8 Limbs Yoga
      4546 1/2 California Ave SW
      Seattle, WA 98116
      (enter through the alley behind Cupcake Royale)

      Join us for the 3rd season of our Many Paths Series: Mind-Vritti+Peach. This monthly Panel Series, featuring 8 Limbs Teachers, came from our desire to create more opportunities for dialogue between our knowledgeable and experienced teachers and our passionate community of staff and students. Throughout this series we’ll delve into yogic philosophy and concepts from a variety of perspectives, exploring the many paths available for taking our yoga practice off the mat.

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    12. 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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  10. Mar
    9
    Mon
    2015

    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. Pre-School Art & Block @ High Point Family Center
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Family, caregivers, friends, neighbors are welcome to bring their toddler and preschool age children to Pre-School Art and Block at High Point Neighborhood House Family Center: Free art activities for children ages 0-5. Every Monday from 11:00 am–12:30 pm. Special guest, Nathalie Glems, Children’s Librarian, joins us every 1st Monday of the month for art, stories, and songs.

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    3. 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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    4. Free Tax Help (by appointment) @ Delridge Library
      3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      At the Delridge Library:

      The Seattle Public Library and AARP are working together to offer free tax help at 12 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Appointments are required.

      This service is free and available to individuals. Appointments are required. Call the branch at 206-733-9125 to make an appointment. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

      Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page.

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Social Security Card
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead

      Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

      Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

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    5. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    6. Seattle Pride Basketball girls’ tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gym
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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      Categories: Sports

      From Seattle Pride Basketball:

      Our LAST 8th grade & High School Tryouts for both the boys & girls start back up this week on Monday & Wednesday March 9th & 11th (times listed below). We will be selecting & locking in our teams for the Spring & Summer season on Thursday after the last tryout on Wednesday. Don¹t miss out!

      Just to be safe, please double check your age group and their tryout times below as well as our website before attending tryouts. The website will always be correct if any sudden changes occur. You can see those here & you can also pre register here @ /

      Lastly, if you know any high school boys or girls basketball players who might be interested in trying out or playing this Spring & Summer with us please pass this on and forward them this email.

      Quick note: We are looking for 2-3 8th grade boys players & a few 6th & 7th
      grade girls as well. If you know anyone within this age range or grade
      please forward this on to them and you can pre-register here

      Seattle Pride 2015 Spring & Summer Team Tryouts:

      Location: Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium
      4100 SW Genesee St.

      BOYS

      Grades 9th-12th –
      Monday March 9th – 7-9 pm
      LAST CHANCE TRYOUT – Wednesday March 11th – 7-9 pm

      GIRLS
      Grades 8th-12th –
      Monday March 9th – 5-7 pm
      LAST CHANCE TRYOUT – Wednesday March 11th – 5-7 pm

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    7. Free community ESL classes @ High Point Family Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Free ESL Classes at High Point Neighborhood House Family Center: Free classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Please join us on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm for English Language skill building.

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    8. North Delridge Neighborhood Council meeting @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

      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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    9. ‘Read the Koran in 4 Weeks’ classes begin @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      April 9, 16, 23, 30 (7:00–9:00 pm). READ THE KORAN IN FOUR WEEKS, First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 206-935-6530, flcws.org

      Have you wanted to know for yourself what the Koran says in a world where Islam is mentioned nearly every day in the news? Then make plans now to join this four-week guided reading led by Pastor Ron Marshall — who’s been teaching this class four times a year since 2003. The $50 registration fee includes an authorized translation of the Koran for your keeping. Worksheets and other background handouts from Islamic scholars will be provided for each class session the week before. Call now to register or make inquiries.

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      ‘Read the Koran in 4 Weeks’ classes begin @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
    10. La Leche League meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Every 2nd Monday of the month from 7 pm-8:30 pm

      La Leche League Meetings at High Point Neighborhood House: Breast feeding support group for new moms (partners welcome). Please join us every 2nd Monday from 7pm-8:30pm to meet with other new moms to ask questions and talk.

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      La Leche League meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
    11. Seattle Pride Basketball boys’ tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gym
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Sports

      From Seattle Pride Basketball:

      Our LAST 8th grade & High School Tryouts for both the boys & girls start back up this week on Monday & Wednesday March 9th & 11th (times listed below). We will be selecting & locking in our teams for the Spring & Summer season on Thursday after the last tryout on Wednesday. Don¹t miss out!

      Just to be safe, please double check your age group and their tryout times below as well as our website before attending tryouts. The website will always be correct if any sudden changes occur. You can see those here & you can also pre register here @ /

      Lastly, if you know any high school boys or girls basketball players who might be interested in trying out or playing this Spring & Summer with us please pass this on and forward them this email.

      Quick note: We are looking for 2-3 8th grade boys players & a few 6th & 7th
      grade girls as well. If you know anyone within this age range or grade
      please forward this on to them and you can pre-register here

      Seattle Pride 2015 Spring & Summer Team Tryouts:

      Location: Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium
      4100 SW Genesee St.

      BOYS

      Grades 9th-12th –
      Monday March 9th – 7-9 pm
      LAST CHANCE TRYOUT – Wednesday March 11th – 7-9 pm

      GIRLS
      Grades 8th-12th –
      Monday March 9th – 5-7 pm
      LAST CHANCE TRYOUT – Wednesday March 11th – 5-7 pm

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      Seattle Pride Basketball boys’ tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gym
    12. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7:15.

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    13. Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      What: West Seattle Buddhist Meditation Classes
      When: Every Monday night 7:30 – 9:00 pm
      Where: Held at Sound Yoga (WSB sponsor)

      In this busy, chaotic world it is very important for our day to day happiness and peace that we learn how to control our mind. These practical classes explore how we can apply simple meditation techniques and basic Buddhist psychology in the midst of a normal, modern lifestyle. Everyone is welcome; no previous meditation experience is necessary.

      Class is $10, $5 for students/seniors. We are a non-profit organization and teachers are volunteers. For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle#

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    14. Monday night trivia @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Weekly trivia game, Mondays 7:30-9 pm at Outwest Bar.

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    15. 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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    16. 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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  11. Mar
    10
    Tue
    2015

    1. 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Fun for children ages 2 – 3.

      Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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.

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    2. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 7:45 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the High Point Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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      Homework help @ High Point Library
    3. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    4. Math Buddies @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:


      Play math games! Get better at math with a high school buddy. This is a first come first served, drop in program for children grades K-5. Each buddy session will last between 30-40 minutes.

      Math Buddies is an opportunity for students to discover the joy of playing with real-world math through games and activities, and for teens to gain experience volunteering.

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

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    5. Teen Grub Club @ High Point Community Center
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Every other Tuesday, 4:00–6:00 pm at the High Point Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      This FREE class explores healthy eating and cooking habits. We cook from scratch. No mixes and or packaged sauces. Real whole foods are cooked and served by youth and for youth. Food is for participating youth. If you have recipe ideas or if you can cook please come out and share your ideas and thoughts.

      1/13, 1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/10, 3/24
      Every other Tuesday
      4-6 pm

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    6. West Seattle High School softball team dinner fundraiser @ Pecado Bueno
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      From the WSHS weekly newsletter:

      Please join the Wildcats Softball for FUN-FOOD-FAMILY-RAFFLES and PRIZES at Pecado Bueno on Tuesday March 10th. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat taco bar and support the Wildcats Softball Program. All are welcome and a portion of the proceeds will benefit our athletes. Pecado Bueno is located at 4253 California SW. The event is from 5 – 8 PM.

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    7. West Seattle HS Softball Team hosts fundraiser @ Pecado Bueno
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      WSHS Softball Team hosts fundraiser at Pecado Bueno!

      Please join the Wildcats Softball for FUN-FOOD-FAMILY-RAFFLES and PRIZES at Pecado Bueno on Tuesday, March 10th. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat taco bar and support the Wildcats Softball Program. All are welcome and a portion of the proceeds will benefit our athletes. Pecado Bueno is located at 4523 California SW. The event is from 5 – 8 pm.

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    8. 35th SW Road Safety Corridor Project meeting @ Neighborhood House's High Point Center
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      35th Avenue SW Road Safety Corridor Project

      Please join us at our upcoming Design Alternatives Review meetings:

      Tuesday, March 10, 630 to 830 PM
      Neighborhood House, Room 207, 6400 Sylvan Way SW

      Thursday, March 12, 315 to 515 PM
      Southwest Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 9010 35th Avenue SW

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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. 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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    11. West Seattle Shambhala Meditation Group’s 6-month ‘anniversary’ @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Groups

      Happy half-anniversary:

      The West Seattle Shambhala Meditation Group will be celebrating its 6-month anniversary this Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 pm at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Please join us for cake and door prizes. Books and a free class will be given away to 4 lucky winners! We¹ve been meeting each Tuesday to meditate, enjoy tea and cookies, and listened to guest speakers who share their wisdom about the path of meditation and the Shambhala lineage since September 2, 2014. We would love to have you join us!

      SHAMBHALA takes its name from a legendary kingdom famous for being an enlightened society. Today, the global Shambhala network brings together people of all ages and from all walks of life who are interested in exploring our own minds, transforming our experience, and awakening our potential for enlightened society. Shambhala is based on trust in human dignity. We offer a path of meditation practice and contemplative arts oriented towards modern life. Our communities around the world cultivate kindness, bravery, and genuine dialogue. Our vision is to inspire compassionate, sustainable, and just human societies.

      For more information, check out our webpage
      seattle.shambhala.org/west-seattle/ or Facebook page at
      facebook.com/westseattleshambhala.

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      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation Group’s 6-month ‘anniversary’ @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    12. 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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    13. Fauntleroy Community Association meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      All Fauntleroy Community Association (FCA) business meetings are open to any resident. Meetings are held monthly, on the second Tuesday of the month (except August and December), 7 pm in the boardroom at the Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Community Center. For agenda information, contact President Mike Dey at msdey50@aol.com or 206-661-0673.

      Find out more about FCA at its official website, or via its Facebook page.

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    14. FCA Business Meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Fauntleroy Community Assocation Business Meeting
      7–9 pm
      Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Boardroom

      All Fauntleroy Community Association (FCA) business meetings are open to any resident. Meetings are held monthly, on the second Tuesday of the month (except August and December). For agenda or other information, contact FCA president Mike Dey (msdey50@aol.com or 206-661-0673).

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      7:00 pm
      FCA Business Meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
    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. Free, ages 21+.

      “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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    16. Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Tuesday with host Sami Saurus — 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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    17. Starlight singer/songwriter night @ 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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  12. Mar
    11
    Wed
    2015

    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.

      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.

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    2. Play & Learn for toddlers & preschoolers @ High Point Family Center
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Family, caregivers, friends, neighbors are welcome to bring their toddler and preschool age children to Play and Learn @ Neighborhood House Family Center: Come check out our beautiful facility with lots of fun toys for kids ages 0-5 to practice socialization skills and have a good time! Drop in – we’ll be here every Wednesday from 11:00 am-12:30 pm.

      NOTE: Neighborhood House Family Center will be holding “Play and Learn” at Camp Long (5200 35th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98126) on the following dates
      (Wednesday’s) from 11am-12:30. Join us for fun outdoor activities led by a
      Camp Long naturalist with your little ones!

      March 18th: “All Things Green”
      April 15th: “Terrific Trees in the Forest”
      May 20th: “Water Babies in Polliwog Pond”
      June 17th: “Thanks to our Sun”

      About Camp Long: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/environment/camplong.htm

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    3. Spanish Story Time @ Three Little Birds
      11:15 am – 12:15 pm

      From Jennifer Young at Three Little Birds:

      We hear you loud and clear! We are bringing Spanish Story Time back every Wednesday starting January 21st at 11:15 am! Claudina or Angelie will be leading these classes and can’t wait to see esas caras preciosas! (those precious faces!)

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    4. Early Days drop-in support group @ Limber Yoga
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Join us! Early Days is a drop-in support group for expectant parents and those with babies up to 1 year. We meet 12-2 pm every Wednesday at Limber Yoga in West Seattle. Come find support, camaraderie and fresh ideas for your parenting journey! Suggested donation $10; no one turned away.

      Early Days provides a safe, welcoming, nonjudgemental space for new parents to talk about the emotional changes and challenges of parenthood. By coming together, we break isolation, and offer support and validation for each parent’s journey.

      Early Days is affiliated with Postpartum Support International of WA.

      Contact Early Days at (425)-253-2355, earlydaysWS@gmail.com or through our
      Facebook page www.facebook.com/earlydaysWS.

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    5. Home Office & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
      12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

      Home Office & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
      Every Wednesday noon to 1:15 pm

      This is our weekly Coworking meeting to share and talk about business ideas, projects, get feedback, build community and make new friends and business partners. Some of our members participate weekly in this vibrant, very friendly event where everyone gets to share. Bring your lunch and join us!

      http://www.wsofficejunction.com/meetup.html

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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.

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      Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    7. American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      Read more
      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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    8. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    9. Seattle Pride Basketball girls’ tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gym
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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      Categories: Sports

      From Seattle Pride Basketball:

      Our LAST 8th grade & High School Tryouts for both the boys & girls start back up this week on Monday & Wednesday March 9th & 11th (times listed below). We will be selecting & locking in our teams for the Spring & Summer season on Thursday after the last tryout on Wednesday. Don¹t miss out!

      Just to be safe, please double check your age group and their tryout times below as well as our website before attending tryouts. The website will always be correct if any sudden changes occur. You can see those here & you can also pre register here @ /

      Lastly, if you know any high school boys or girls basketball players who might be interested in trying out or playing this Spring & Summer with us please pass this on and forward them this email.

      Quick note: We are looking for 2-3 8th grade boys players & a few 6th & 7th
      grade girls as well. If you know anyone within this age range or grade
      please forward this on to them and you can pre-register here

      Seattle Pride 2015 Spring & Summer Team Tryouts:

      Location: Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium
      4100 SW Genesee St.

      BOYS

      Grades 9th-12th –
      Monday March 9th – 7-9 pm
      LAST CHANCE TRYOUT – Wednesday March 11th – 7-9 pm

      GIRLS
      Grades 8th-12th –
      Monday March 9th – 5-7 pm
      LAST CHANCE TRYOUT – Wednesday March 11th – 5-7 pm

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    10. Adult Beginning/Intermediate Wheel Throwing class begins @ Alki Bathhouse
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      At the Alki Bathhouse:

      There is still room in Adult Beginning/Intermediate Wheel Throwing at Alki Bathhouse. The next session starts this Wednesday (3/11) Register on line, visit or call Alki Community Center 206-684-7430

      Class meets Wednesdays 6 pm-9 pm (3/11, 1/18 and 3/25) for adults 18 and older

      Students learn how to throw on the wheel in a relaxed and supportive environment. Students who have limited experience on the wheel but who want to work on specific challenges is welcome.

      Instructor: Aaron Murry
      Location: Alki Bathhouse
      Course: #127658
      Fee: $100

      Alki Community Center and Class Registration Hotline: (206) 684-7430

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    11. American Legion Post 160 meeting
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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      Categories: FYI

      Who: American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
      What: General Meeting
      When: Every second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm (1800hrs)
      Where: 3618 SW Alaska St. Seattle, WA 98126

      The American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle has served veterans and the community since 1922. Membership is open to all of those who served or are currently serving in the United States armed forces. Contact us at: 206-932-9696 or wslegion160@gmail.com.

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    12. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      West Seattle Kiwanis meets weekly on Wednesdays at The Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St, 2nd floor on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon at 6:30 pm-7:30 pm.

      Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

      More information at: http://www.kiwaniswestseattle.org/ or Contact us at 206-920-3900 or westseattlekiwanis@live.com.

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    13. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    14. 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
    15. 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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    16. 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.

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  13. Mar
    12
    Thu
    2015

    1. Fauntleroy Schoolhouse centennial meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Community Center
      9:30 am – 11:00 am
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      Categories: FYI

      Anyone interested in helping plan events around the schoolhouse centennial is welcome at planning meetings on Thursday, Feb. 12, or Thursday, March 12, 9:30-11 am in the conference room at the Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Community Center.

      Details from Denise Wallace at 425-445-4064 or denise@fauntleroyschoolhouse.org.

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    2. Kaleidoscope Play & Learn @ Delridge Library
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 2 to 5 are invited to weekly Kaleidoscope Play and Learn sessions at the Delridge Library!

      Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Group activities include art, music and movement, and circle time.

      Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and development, and community resources.

      Group is co-facilitated in English, Spanish and Somali. Younger and older siblings are welcome.

      Thursdays, 11 am-12:30 pm

      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.

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    3. Speed Networking at the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce lunch @ The Kenney
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      Mar 12: SPEED Networking – The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce Luncheon is the place to market your business to a large group of
      people in a short time period. Open to Members and Non-Members. Registration Required. $25 Members Early Reg and $35 for Non-Members
      Early Reg. For more information – go here!

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      Speed Networking at the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce lunch @ The Kenney
    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. Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      What: Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+
      When: Thursdays 2 pm to 3 pm
      Where: West Seattle Senior Center, Oregon at California Ave SW
      Cost: $40 per month members, $45 non-members, Drop-in $12.

      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+

      Join Sifu Viola Brumbaugh at the West Seattle Senior Center Thursdays at 2 pm. Tai Chi practice helps improve balance, flexibility, and strength and has been found to help reduce stress, improve cardiovascular and pulmonary health, improve the lives of diabetes and parkinson’s patients. In this class we practice longevity exercises to lubricate the joints, silk reeling and the Yang Style 24 form to build coordination and strength while improving focus and relaxation.

      More info: email: wiseorchidmartialarts@gmail.com or call 206-321-0613

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      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. 35th SW Road Safety Corridor meeting @ Southwest Library
      3:15 pm – 5:15 pm

      35th Avenue SW Road Safety Corridor Project

      Please join us at our upcoming Design Alternatives Review meetings:

      Tuesday, March 10, 630 to 830 PM
      Neighborhood House, Room 207, 6400 Sylvan Way SW

      Thursday, March 12, 315 to 515 PM
      Southwest Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 9010 35th Avenue SW

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    7. Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Join Community Orchard of West Seattle for some urban gardening and orchard maintenance. Please bring work gloves, rain gear and water.

      Questions on urban gardening, permaculture techniques, or your own problem plants are our specialty and are more than welcome! Early season activities include spring crop plantings, plant propagation, sheet mulching and invasive plant removal.

      We look forward to meeting up again this year at the Orchard!

      Mission: COWS will grow a free source of local fruit for neighbors, volunteers and local food security programs while engaging people in sustainable agriculture education and community gathering.

      Contact: info@fruitinwestseattle.org

      Join our Mailing List: http://fruitinwestseattle.org/

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      Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
    8. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    9. Georgetown Brewing Tasting Night @ The Beer Junction
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      At The Beer Junction:

      *Georgetown Brewing Tasting Night*
      *Thursday, March 12th; 5-8 PM*
      Come and check out a Seattle favorite, Georgetown Brewing. We will be featuring 5 of their beers for your enjoyment. (Tasting fee)

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    10. Georgetown Brewing Tasting Night @ The Beer Junction
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      At The Beer Junction:

      Thursday, March 12th, 5-8 pm
      Georgetown Brewing Tasting Night
      Come and check out a Seattle staple, Georgetown Brewing. We will be featuring 5 of their beers. Typical tasting nights $4 for 5 beers, cider, or whatever the event may feature.

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      Georgetown Brewing Tasting Night @ The Beer Junction
    11. Indian Food Workshop @ Delridge Community Center
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      At the Delridge Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      Ages 18 and older
      You are encouraged to BYO apron.
      Instructor: Carrie Carrillo

      India is a vast nation comprised of over one billion people, over twenty national languages and countless dialects. The cuisine is also incredibly diverse and there are so many ways to create different dishes that you cannot really go wrong. We will discuss different aspects of Indian food, cooking techniques, and ingredients. We will then make some staples of Indian food such as dal soup, samosas,cauliflower with potatoes, and chicken in a sweet red pepper sauce. The class will be a fun mixture of hands-on experience and demonstration. Bring an apron if you have one handy.

      Thursday March 12th
      5:30-8 pm
      $30

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    12. Informational evening about ‘Smarter Balanced’ testing and parents’ rights @ Southwest Library
      6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

      Seattle Opt Out is hosting an informational evening regarding the upcoming Smarter Balanced testing and your rights as a parent in SPS.

      Thursday, March 12th
      6:00 – 7:45 pm
      Southwest Library
      9010 35th Ave SW

      From the informational flier:

      *What should we be doing to inform ourselves about the high-stakes standardized tests that our children will be asked to take this Spring in Seattle Public Schools?*

      *What impacts could these tests have on the emotional and social development of our children? How are they affecting the teachers and the practice of instruction? What alternatives exist, and what needs to be in place to implement them?*

      *Finally, how do we refuse these tests for our children, and what happens when we do? Bring your open minds and your thoughtful questions. *

      *All are welcome!*

      *Special guest speakers include Fred Hamel and Jesse Hagopian.*

      Speaker bios and more event information available at:

      facebook.com/pages/Seattle-Opt-Out/430265387124998

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    13. Michael Doyle reception during West Seattle Art Walk @ VAIN
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Art

      Visit VAIN (WSB sponsor) during this month’s West Seattle Art Walk!

      *What:* Opening reception for “32 Teacups,” a collection of new illustrations by Michael Doyle.
      *When:* Thursday, March 12th from 6-9 pm during Art Walk
      *Where:* VAIN (4513 California Ave SW, between Oregon & Alaska)

      *More info:* This collection of new works by West Seattle-based artist Michael Doyle is about secrets, dreams and time travel, and is inspired by vintage illustrations and the artist’s favorite people. Think Agatha Christie meets magical realism and children’s storybooks. Opening reception free and open to all ages. Art will be on display through March and April.

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      Michael Doyle reception during West Seattle Art Walk @ VAIN
    14. 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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      West Seattle Art Walk
    15. 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
    16. Fauntleroy Watershed Council meeting @ Fauntleroy Church
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Fauntleroy Watershed Council will meet Thursday, March 12, 7 pm at Fauntleroy Church. Any resident interested in helping steward neighborhood natural resources is welcome. Details from Judy Pickens at judy_pickens@msn.com or 206-938-4203.

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      Fauntleroy Watershed Council meeting @ Fauntleroy Church
    17. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Every Thursday night at Feedback Lounge at 7 pm, enjoy The Deep Cuts hosted by DJ Kingblind and DJ G$.

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      The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
    18. Wine tasting, Art Walk & live 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:


      Art walk and a monthly wine, food and art party! Wine tasting for $5.00 and wines by the glass or bottle. Beer and hard cider available as well! 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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      Wine tasting, Art Walk & live music @ C & P Coffee Company
    19. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    20. 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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  14. Mar
    13
    Fri
    2015

    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. West Side Presbyterian Rummage Sale
      9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Sales

      The first day of the famous two-day rummage sale!

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

      Come to the Southwest library for up to 45 minutes 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.

      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
    4. Blood donation drive @ Peace Lutheran Church
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center is having a blood donation drive at Peace Lutheran Church (in the Fellowship Hall) on Friday March 13th from 1 pm to 7 pm (closed 3–4 pm for a break).

      Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment.

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      Blood donation drive @ Peace Lutheran Church
    5. West Seattle High School Big Band Dinner Dance
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      You’re Invited to the West Seattle High School Big Band Dinner Dance!

      Come enjoy an evening of great music, dancing and a gourmet dinner at the West Seattle High School Big Band Dinner Dance, Friday Mar 13 from 6-9 pm, held at West Seattle High School.

      Fabulous big band music from the West Seattle High School Jazz Ensemble and the West Seattle Big Band. Dinner prepared by students in West Seattle High School’s amazing Culinary Arts Program!

      Dinner served 6-7, Swing Dancing Music from 7-9. Swing dance instruction, door prizes, beverages, dinner & desserts all included!

      Tickets purchased in advance are $15 each, or $17 at the door. Special deal for students only – $8 ticket purchased at the door for dancing only.

      Tickets can be purchased online at wshsptsa.org/events/big-band-dance

      This event is a fundraiser and West Seattle High School band, orchestra and jazz band students are raising money to pay for their performance and competition trips this spring.

      For more info – please email WestSeattleHSMusic@gmail.com

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    6. Friday night skating @ Alki Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Looking for a fun way to spend your Friday night with the entire family that won’t break your pockets? Look no further. The Alki Community Center (WSB sponsor) hosts skate night every Friday night. Join us for a night of skating with your family and friends every Friday night. Great music and games will create wonderful memories for a lifetime.

      Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
      Cost to skaters is $3 per person.

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    7. Movie Night at Alki @ Alki Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      At the Alki Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      All Ages – Free!
      This winter season, Alki will be showing family-friendly movies on our big screen. Be sure to stop on by to join the fun.
      Location: Alki Community Center

      Fridays January 9th – March 27th
      6:30 pm

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    8. 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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    9. Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Video Mix Show with VJ Andy on Friday nights, 7:00 pm at Outwest Bar.

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    10. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    11. West Seattle Community Orchestras concert @ Chief Sealth IHS Auditorium
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      *WSCO‘s Symphony Orchestra with guests from DANCE! West Seattle*

      *at Chief Sealth High School Auditorium*

      ​The Cowboys; *John Williams*
      Carmen Suites 1 & 2; *Georges Bizet*,
      * with interpretive dance by Dance! West Seattle*
      Vocalise; *Sergei Rachmaninoff*
      Rodeo Ballet; *Aaron Copland*

      Free admission; donations appreciated

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    12. 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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    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. Boy Scout Troop 282′s Door-to-door food drive @ West Seattle
      8:30 am – 10:30 am

      West Seattle’s Boy Scout Troop 282 and other Scouts are doing it again – “Scouting for Food,” a door-to-door food drive. They will be dropping off door tags to homes in the West Seattle area this Saturday, March 14th between 8:30-10:30 am. They will come back the following Saturday, March 21st to collect food for the West Seattle Food Bank between 9 am 10 am. If you would like to donate and need a pickup, contact R. Schulz, 206-890-2237. At right, last year’s collection by Troop 282, which says, “could we do more this year? Yes, we can!”

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    3. ‘Plant for the Planet’ Academy @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
      9:00 am – 5:30 pm

      Plant for the Planet Academy

      Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
      4705 W Marginal Way SW
      Saturday, March 14, 2015
      9 am- 5:30 pm
      Free
      Age range: 8-14

      Website to reserve your spot: www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aaba723ab9-next1

      Parent organization website: climatechangeforfamilies.com

      Do you know a young person ages 8-14 who is ready to take a stand against climate complacency? At this fun 1-day workshop, students learn climate justice & science, how to plant trees by working with a forest steward, and how to give a presentation and engage the community on climate solutions. The training is powerful, proactive and positive. Please sign-up in advance so we can have your free lunch, t-shirt and book waiting for you!

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    4. Plant for the Planet Academy @ Duwamish Longhouse
      9:00 am – 5:30 pm

      Plant for the Planet Academy

      Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
      4705 W Marginal Way SW
      Saturday, March 14, 2015
      9 am- 5:30 pm
      Free
      Age range: 8-14

      Website to reserve your spot: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aaba723ab9-next1

      Parent organization website: http://climatechangeforfamilies.com/

      Email contact: Mike Foster, mifostr@gmail.com

      Short summary: Do you know a young person ages 8-14 who is ready to take a stand against climate complacency? At this fun 1-day workshop, students learn climate justice & science, how to plant trees by working with a forest steward, and how to give a presentation and engage the community on climate solutions. The training is powerful, proactive and positive. Please sign-up in advance so we can have your free lunch, t-shirt and book waiting for you!

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    5. Seattle City Council District 1 Candidates Forum @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Saturday March 14th, 9:00 am–12:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle. Updated announcement received March 11th:

      Come meet and hear from your Seattle City Council District 1 & At-Large Candidates
      10 of 11 District 1 candidates confirmed to attend along with Bradburd, Burgess and Gonzalez!

      VieWS has partnered with The West Seattle Senior Center on a weekend opportunity for friends and neighbors to learn what is happening on our Peninsula, and walk away more informed about upcoming elections!

      9:00 – 10:00 Meet & Greet Candidates / Breakfast Available
      10:00 – 10:15 At-Large City Council Candidates address audience
      10:15 – 10:30 Welcome from VieWS and Forum Agenda/Rules
      10:30 – 11:45 City Council District 1 Candidates Forum
      11:45 – Noon Wrap up with a brief bit of Speed Candi-dating!

      After brief candidate introductions, moderators will ask questions on a variety of subjects covering Transportation, Quality of Life, Public Safety, and Human Services. We will also feature two “lightning round” opportunities for candidates to answer YES or NO to some high-profile issues that we are concerned about (e.g., Do you support the new homeless encampment ordinance? rent control?). Finally, we will wrap up with an opportunity for you to meet in groups with a couple of candidates in a “speed dating” opportunity for the folks at your table to ask your own questions of the candidates.

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      Seattle City Council District 1 Candidates Forum
      Date: Saturday, March 14th, 2015
      Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
      Location: West Seattle Senior Center, 4217 SW Oregon St, Seattle WA 98116
      Light Breakfast Available for $uggested Donation

      What is VIEWS?
      Visualizing Increased Engagement in West Seattle (VIEWS) is a non-partisan community organization comprised of local, volunteer citizens – your neighbors – who have come together to create programming to educate, engage, and mobilize West Seattle citizens to sustain and improve the quality of life and services available across our peninsula. Like us on Facebook — http://www.facebook.com/WSgathering or Visit our NEW Website at http://wsgathering.org!

      What is the Senior Center of West Seattle?
      The Senior Center of West Seattle strives to promote independence and life enjoyment by providing access to medical/legal services, community housing resources, lifelong learning opportunities and social events to keep seniors engaged in our community. Learn more at http://www.sc-ws.org/.

      Facebook event page here.

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    6. West Side Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale
      9:00 am – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Sales

      Second day of the famous sale!

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    7. 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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    8. ‘Career Day’ @ Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      Thinking about a career in real estate?

      March 14th from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
      Address is 4700 42nd Ave SW, Suite 600.

      Go to http://www.realestatecareerpnw.pnwrealty.com/ to reserve your spot!

      Thanks!

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    9. Family story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      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.

      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.

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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. Vera Johnson and Village Green Work party @ Village Green Perennial Nursey
      11:00 am – 1:30 pm

      Join us this Saturday in supporting this wonderful place in our community – Vera Johnson and Village Green Work party. Saturday March 14th – 11 am start time

      https://www.facebook.com/GuruGayatriYogaSeattle/posts/803911603028607

      http://villagegreenpn.com/category/vera-johnson/

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      Vera Johnson and Village Green Work party @ Village Green Perennial Nursey
    12. 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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    13. 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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    14. Tax help @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: FYI

      From the Vietnamese Cultural Center: “Volunteer Ryan Huỳnh will help to do simple tax returns for low-income people at
      Vietnamese Cultural Center, 2236 Orchard St SW. The service is free. Saturdays from Noon to 3:00 PM; Sundays from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.”

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    15. 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
    16. Salamander Search @ Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      From Seattle Parks & Recreation Environmental Learning Calendar:

      Saturday, March 14, 2015, 2–4 pm
      Camp Long Environmental Learning Center

      Overcome those wintertime blues by bundling up and getting outside. Learn the importance of those dark, dank, wet places by searching under logs and in the ponds for those beautiful, mysterious creatures – the salamanders. There are at least three different types to find at Camp Long. Let’s challenge ourselves to find all of them. This program designed for ages 6 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

      FREE

      Pre-registration required:
      Contact Phone 206-684-7434
      Contact Email camplong@seattle.gov

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    17. ‘I Crawled for MS’ pub-crawl fundraiser @ Starts at Shadowland
      3:00 pm – 6:15 pm

      What: I Crawled for MS Pub Crawl Fundraiser

      When: Saturday, March 14th 3 pm

      Where: Meet at Shadowland 3 pm, then crawl to some favorite West Seattle bars

      Cost: $20 which includes a beanie or trucker hat and access to beverage specials

      Website: mstshirts.org

      Facebook Invite: facebook.com/events/607028339443012

      *We’re also looking for raffle item donations! If businesses or individuals would like donate they can email Ed Johnson edjohnson2010@comcast.net

      Details: Aim high with the first MS is BS pub crawl. Join us as we crawl through the pubs in West Seattle.

      $20 gets you an official ‘I crawled West Seattle’ beanie. All proceeds go to help fight MS.

      We’ll start out at Shadowland West, then:

      Off to The Beer Junction

      Pecado Bueno

      Poggie Tavern

      End at West Seattle Public House.

      Raffles! Beer! Specials! Happy Hour!

      Can’t make the crawl? Don’t worry, you can buy a tshirt to support the
      cause through www.mstshirts.org, just $30.00.

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    18. LEGO Mania! @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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

      Share your mad Lego skills and create something fantastic from your own imagination! We’ve got the bricks, plus free play, challenges, and lots of fun! 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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    19. Southside Revolution Junior Roller Derby Shamrockin’ Roller Derby @ Southgate Roller Rink
      5:15 pm – 9:00 pm

      South Seattle’s Premier Coed Junior Roller Derby League presents:
      SHAMROCKIN’ ROLLER DERBY! Saturday, March 14th at Southgate Rollerrink.

      Bout 1 at 5:45 will be Southside Revolution Cadets vs. Kitsap Derby Brats – Tootsies.

      Bout 2 at about 7:10 will be Southside Revolution Rebels vs. Cherry Bomb Brawlers for Spokane.

      Doors at 5:15 pm, $10 General Admission Adults, $5 Children 6-12, Free Children under 5.

      Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SouthsideRevolution

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      Southside Revolution Junior Roller Derby Shamrockin’ Roller Derby @ Southgate Roller Rink
    20. InspireSeattle Social: ‘Consequences of Energy’
      6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      InspireSeattle Invites YOU to join us at our Social Forum: Saturday, March 14th at 6:30 pm. Remember “IT’S A POTLUCK!!” – so please help out and bring something to eat and to drink!

      Main discussion topic for this evening: Unintended Consequences of Energy Production and Usage

      Clearly energy drives our economy, communities and culture. Energy is core to our way of life today and in the future. We all understand that energy comes at a cost, both to our wallets and to our environment. The politics and power around energy production and usage are arguably the most perverse of any issue, both in the US and throughout the world. As with many things, often there exist unintended consequences with both energy production and usage. Also often these consequences are not well known, or even purposely kept from public view.

      This evening’s panel will discuss multiple unintended consequences of energy production and usage. Topics will include hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”), the recent “game-changer” in US energy production that has dramatically increased US oil and gas production and has been a key in our recent oil and gasoline price declines. A carbon-free energy source, nuclear energy, will be discussed. Of course climate change will be part of this discussion, but also key planetary boundaries needed for safe operations of life on our planet.

      Please join us for this important discussion!

      Guest Speakers:

      Darrin Morgan:
      Darrin Morgan is the director of Boeing’s Sustainable Biofuels Strategy, where he leads Boeing’s Sustainable Aviation Fuels Program. He is a co-founder of the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group, whose goal is to diversify aviation’s fuel supply and reduce carbon emissions. Darrin has served as co-chairman of the world’s first global algae-for-energy trade association and on the National Academies of Science Transportation Review Board Panel on alternative fuels integration.

      W. Douglas Smith:
      Doug is an environmental scientist, environmental diplomat, explorer and educator. As a Senior Compliance Investigator in the U.S. EPA, he conducted inspections and investigations, developed protocols and training materials for EPA, the World Bank Institute, and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). From 1962 through 1992 he was the owner/operator of an adventure travel company that began the concept of eco-trekking in the Himalayas and around the world.

      Sarah Fox:
      Seattle author Sarah Fox is a historian, mother, and waitress. Her work has appeared in Montana: The Magazine of Western History, the Western Historical Quarterly, and Sunspace. Her first book, Downwind: A People’s History of the Nuclear West was published by University of Nebraska Press in November 2014 ( www.downwindhistory.com ). Sarah recently attended the 3rd International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna, Austria and served as a guest faculty at the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts Whidbey Writers Workshop.

      Michael Foster:
      Michael Foster, M.Ed. has counseled individuals and families since 1995. Currently he offers Carbon Recovery Counseling to break addictive, abusive patterns of thinking and consumption on the long road to climate recovery. He is honored to serve on the Steering Committee for the International Transitional Resilience Coalition, a new organization of mental health and healthcare professionals whose mission is to prepare resilient communities for climate impacts already “in the pipeline.” He is an active speaker on climate topics for all audiences, including all schools and colleges. Mostly he volunteers by organizing children and teens who speak out for their future, Plant-for-the-Planet, Our Children’s Trust, 350.org, and The Climate Reality Project. Michael asks: “Have you planted your tree today?”

      About InspireSeattle:

      InspireSeattle is a progressive network of Seattle-area people sharing ideas and supporting action. InspireSeattle’s vision is to create connection throughout our community and better community through activism. InspireSeattle’s mission is to provide a fun, supportive gathering for people who care deeply about our community, our country and our planet. We embrace progressive policies that improve our society and protect our environment. We discuss current issues, share ideas and activism efforts while striving to inspire additional action.

      When : March 14 th at 6:30PM. Please try to be on time!!!

      Where: Dave and Shamah Gamrath’s place, 4310 SW Atlantic St., Seattle WA
      98116, 206-938-8460 .

      Google map: http://g.co/maps/2ycn4

      Directions: Go west over the West Seattle bridge – take the Admiral Way exit – go up hill to California Ave SW – go right (north) on California – go 8 blocks to Atlantic – go left (west) on Atlantic – first house on right.

      It’s a potluck: so please help out and bring something to eat and to drink!

      6:30 to 7:45: Social time! Eat, drink, relax, and catch up with some other
      local progressives

      Formal discussion and guest speakers, 7:45 to 9:30

      Other Announcements – got any?

      Rules of Engagement!

      1. So that everyone has a chance to participate, please keep your comments
      short

      2. Raise one’s hand to ask a question in lieu of shouting out

      3. Respect the points of views of others

      4. No arguing of politics during the formal discussion – save that for afterwards!

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    21. Nelson Wright & Steve Beck perform @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Nelson Wright & Steve Beck perform at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Saturday March 14th, 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Nelson Wright & Steve Beck….. Nelson is a singer-songwriter, covering and crafting tunes in the Americana tradition. Jean-Jacques Corrio, reviewing Nelson’s 2012 album in Le Cri Du Coyote, said of his music, “…it’s poetic, it’s melodic, it’s timeless.” See and hear more at www.nelsonwright.org.

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    22. Second Chance Prom @ West Seattle Golf Course
      7:00 pm – 10:45 pm

      In March, Seattleites will have a second chance at prom to benefit The Ruby Room, a local non-profit organization that provides formal attire to teens in financial need from all over Washington State. The second chance prom is open to ages 21 and up; and will be held on Saturday, March 14th at West Seattle Golf Course kicking off at 7 pm. Tickets are $25 per person to attend. The event is Casino Royale themed, a 007 inspired event, and attendees are encouraged to dress in iconic James Bond fashion, or their version of prom attire. The prom will have a live DJ and dance floor, a fun prom-style photo booth, cocktails and more.

      Tickets are limited and are expected to sell out. Reserve your tickets at
      http://www.eventbrite.com/e/casino-royale-prom-tickets-15062437155.

      The fundraising event is being hosted by Michelle Weiss and Francie Warnekros, graduates of Bishop Blanchet High School (2004). These ladies were inspired to create this event to be able to make a difference with the Ruby Room, along with providing an exciting and social outing for adults. This first annual event promises an evening of entertainment, in which attendees have a second chance to experience prom night for the first time with your current sweetheart, or as a fun evening with friends.

      For more information, visit http://www.007prom.wix.com/seattle or the
      Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/745303205551419/

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    23. 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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    24. Casey MacGill and Orville Johnson ‘Go Hawaiian’ @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Coming up at historic Kenyon Hall in West Seattle:

      Saturday, March 14, at 7:30 – Casey MacGill and Orville Johnson Go Hawaiian

      Orville and Casey just produced a new CD, Hawaii of My Dreams, which features Casey’s dulcet vocal tones and swinging ukulele, and the sultry slide guitar stylings of Orville on the Rayco Stage DeLuxe. Their Kenyon Hall concert will feature music from the CD in a program of 1930s HapaHaole Hawaiian jazz.

      Reserved table seats are $14 and 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 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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    25. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    26. NWSO “Gardens of England” concert @ Holy Rosary Catholic Church
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Northwest Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the third concert of the season. The March 14th concert, “Gardens of England,” will be presented at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in West Seattle, and will usher in spring with a symphony by
      Vaughan Williams, Gerald Finzi’s Clarinet Concerto, and a selection from Recollections
      by Seattle composer Peter Seibert.

      Gardens of England
      Saturday, March 14th, 2015 at 8:00 pm
      Holy Rosary Catholic Church
      4142 42nd Ave. SW, Seattle

      Dance (from Recollections), Peter Seibert
      Clarinet Concerto,Gerald Finzi
      Clarinet soloist, Sean Osborn
      Symphony #5, Ralph Vaughan Williams

      Tickets
      Adult – $15
      Senior (Over 60) – $12
      Student – $12
      Group Rate – $10 per person when total ticket purchase is 10 tickets or more

      More information about the entire Northwest Symphony Orchestra season, information
      is available on the Web at www.northwestsymphonyorchestra.org or by calling (206)
      242-6321.

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    27. 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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    28. The F-Holes perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

      The F-Holes perform live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:30 pm, Saturday March 14th. No cover!

      STRINGTIE’S 39TH ANNUAL 21ST BIRTHDAY PARTY STARRING THE F-HOLES
      SPECIAL GUEST THE RANDY HICKS BAND
      SATURDAY, MARCH 14th – 9:30 PM / NO COVER
      The legendary F-Holes and special guest The Randy Hicks Band are pulling out all stops for Stringtie’s birthday bash. Always a good time with these guys and they bring out all the old friends and faces, however wrinkled some of them may be after all these years.

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  16. Mar
    15
    Sun
    2015

    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. Lincoln Park TLC work party
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      More info on the March 15th work party here.

      West Seattle’s Lincoln Park, contains 80 acres of stunning, mature forest. As with most city forests, it’s been invaded by ivy, holly, etc. Help us restore and maintain this urban jewel! This is a great event for families and organizations looking to make a real contribution to the environment. You’re likely to get dirty, but we promise you a good work out and good karma! Meet at 9:00 am at the north parking lot kiosk (Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Rose St). Dress for weather, long sleeves/pants year around and sturdy shoes or boots. Contact Sharon sabaker41@gmail.com or 206 464 1068.

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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

      *All Souls (WSB sponsor) – “All Souls is a church in and for the city, and exists to be a vibrant expression of who God is–– gracious, present, hospitable. And as a church, we are part of that historical, counter-cultural community that Jesus started and continues to build, sustain, and perfect.” For worship times and location (and other events), see the calendar.

      *First Lutheran Church of West Seattle (WSB sponsor; 4105 California Ave SW) is a vibrant congregation that upholds the great historical traditions of the Lutheran Church. We worship on Sundays at 8:00 am in the Chapel, 10:30 am in the Nave, and with Compline at 8:00 pm again in the Chapel. We have Bible Study and Sunday School at 9:00 am in the Education Building. Wednesdays we have Matins in the Chapel at 9:30 am, Bible Study from 10:00 to 11:30 am, Holy Eucharist in the Chapel at 11:45 am, Vespers in the Chapel at 7:00 pm, and Bible Study from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Penance is on the third Saturday of each month, in the Chapel, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. For more information go to flcws.org. We welcome everyone.

      *Alki United Church of Christ – A progressive Christian congregation in the heart of Alki. We are 90-somethings and 20-somethings, single, married, gay, lesbian and straight, seekers, doubters andbelievers. We don’t believe that Christianity is the only way, but it’s the way we’ve been called to follow, and we are trying to live it with as much integrity and joy as we can. Church school for toddlers and children. 6115 SW Hinds St. alkiucc.org – 206-935-2661

      *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 Hallows Church West Seattle: A new expression of The Hallows Church is currently being established in West Seattle. We invite you to connect with the vision, mission, and goal of The Hallows Church West Seattle by participating in a series of Vision Gatherings each Sunday morning at 10:30 am at 3420 SW Cloverdale Street. For more information, please contact info@hallowschurch.org or visit www.hallowschurch.org.

      *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

      *The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist was established in West Seattle in 1892, for a “broad-minded and liberal churchmanship, which should not only develop the spiritual side of life, but also encourage the social welfare in the most thoughtful and progressive minds of this community.” Today, the people of St. John’s continue to strive to live into this statement of purpose through such programs as our Just Garden Project to provide fresh produce for area food banks, feeding the hungry at Nicklesville and with the Community Meals program and building for the educational needs of students in the Mulundi Village in Kenya. Sunday worship is at 8:00 and 10:15 am, with Christian Formation classes at 10:00 am. We invite you and all whom you love, to “Come as you are! Explore, Connect, and Share.” Check our website at: www.saintjohnonline.org or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SJBWestSeattle.

      *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 10:00 am 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
    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. International Mothering Sunday Luncheon @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      March 15, 2015, starting Noon (12pm).

      You are invited to an international Mothering Sunday Luncheon at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Parish Hall.

      Food from different parts of the world will be served.

      A goodwill offering is requested to benefit Kwa Muema High School Library in Kenya. Your donations will be added to donations raised at a local fundraiser in Kenya in April to complete the library. The target date for opening the library is May 1st, 2015.

      Janet Johnson from St. John will be visiting Kenya in March/April and work with the community to complete the library.

      (St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church is located at 3050 California Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98136, for more details, call Janet at 206 280 2440 or email: exforester2004@yahoo.com).

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    7. Bowling benefit for Human Rights Campaign @ West Seattle Bowl
      1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      The annual bowling fundraiser for the Human Rights Campaign (the nation’s largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender advocacy group) is in West Seattle at West Seattle Bowl: “The goal of our event is to bring the community together and raise some money for all the good work the HRC does.”

      On Sunday, March 15th – 2 bowling sessions – 1-3 pm (this session has a little more focus on groups with kids), 4-6 pm. (HRC website says evening session was canceled) The price of admission ($40 for adults, $20 for kids) includes 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental, appetizers and a year-long membership to HRC.

      Tickets and more information can be found at hrc.org/seattlebowling

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    8. Free Drop-Off Tax Help @ High Point Library
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      At the High Point Library:

      The Seattle Public Library and United Way of King County are partnering to offer free tax preparation services this tax season. Branch drop-off locations will allow taxpayers have their paperwork scanned by IRS-certified staff and volunteers and not wait until the return is fully processed. Instead, the return is prepared remotely and completed tax returns can be picked up within a week.

      This service is free and available to individuals. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

      IRS reproducible forms are available for photocopy (15 cents per page) at all Library locations. Please call your branch to find out if print forms are in stock. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov.

      Drop-off tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis.

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Social Security Card
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead

      Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

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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 March 15th, 1 pm–4 pm. More info from C & P:

      Bluegrass and old-time music with Jamtime.

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    10. First annual Great Seattle Seed Swap @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      From the Seattle Farm School:

      We are hosting our first annual Great Seattle Seed Swap on Sunday, March 15 at the Admiral Library from 2-4 pm. It’s free, open to the public and we will be accepting seed donations for a forthcoming Seed Library to be established here in West Seattle. More information here: http://www.seattlefarmschool.com/great-seattle-seed-swap/

      We have lots of great classes, community projects and events happening here in West Seattle this spring! Our classes are posted (with more to come) on our website for January – March and we have crochet, knitting, gardening, jam making and coffee roasting classes available now, all taught by West Seattle residents. Sewing, home care and cooking classes will be scheduled soon! Classes open to registration now! http://www.seattlefarmschool.com/events/

      Added info from Seattle Public Library:

      Gardeners who are sharing seeds should arrive by 2 pm to set them out, and can expect to exchange about as many seed packs as they bring. Seeds should be accompanied by as much information as possible, such as variety, growth habit and days to maturity. Participants are asked not to bring hybrid seeds, GMO seeds or old seeds (aged four years or more). The Seattle Farm School will have seed packs available for beginning gardeners, and the Library will have a variety of gardening books available for check-out.

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      First annual Great Seattle Seed Swap @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    11. Tax help @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: FYI

      From the Vietnamese Cultural Center: “Volunteer Ryan Huỳnh will help to do simple tax returns for low-income people at
      Vietnamese Cultural Center, 2236 Orchard St SW. The service is free. Saturdays from Noon to 3:00 PM; Sundays from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.”

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    12. Wearing O’ the Green @ Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      From Seattle Parks & Recreation Environmental Learning Calendar:

      Sunday, March 15, 2015, 2–4 pm
      Camp Long Environmental Learning Center

      Spring may be popping out all over. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and the coming o’ spring, take a forest stroll with a naturalist and enjoy the native plants of the Pacific Northwest. This program designed for ages 8 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

      Free

      Pre-registration required:
      Contact Phone 206-684-7434
      Contact Email camplong@seattle.gov

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    13. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    14. 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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  17. Mar
    16
    Mon
    2015

    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. Pre-School Art & Block @ High Point Family Center
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Family, caregivers, friends, neighbors are welcome to bring their toddler and preschool age children to Pre-School Art and Block at High Point Neighborhood House Family Center: Free art activities for children ages 0-5. Every Monday from 11:00 am–12:30 pm. Special guest, Nathalie Glems, Children’s Librarian, joins us every 1st Monday of the month for art, stories, and songs.

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    3. Free Tax Help (by appointment) @ Delridge Library
      3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      At the Delridge Library:

      The Seattle Public Library and AARP are working together to offer free tax help at 12 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Appointments are required.

      This service is free and available to individuals. Appointments are required. Call the branch at 206-733-9125 to make an appointment. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

      Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page.

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Social Security Card
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead

      Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

      Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

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    4. Alaskan Way Viaduct stakeholder group meeting @ Safeco Field, Diamond Club
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      This is a reminder that the next AWV stakeholder group meeting will be
      held Monday, March 16th.

      Meeting details: Monday, March 16th 4 – 6 pm. Safeco Field, Diamond Club (Please note that we are in the Diamond Club this time. Check in with the reception desk for directions.) The entrance is on First Avenue South, just north of the home plate gate at First Avenue South and Edgar Martinez Drive South.

      Free parking is available courtesy of the Mariners in the Safeco Field parking garage on Edgar Martinez Drive South. Enter the gate code 116 for access. The meeting agenda and logistics information are here (PDF file). If you have any questions, please emailviaduct@wsdot.wa.gov or call Cecelia Gunn at 206-805-2881.

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    5. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    6. Free community ESL classes @ High Point Family Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Free ESL Classes at High Point Neighborhood House Family Center: Free classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Please join us on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm for English Language skill building.

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    7. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7:15.

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    8. Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      What: West Seattle Buddhist Meditation Classes
      When: Every Monday night 7:30 – 9:00 pm
      Where: Held at Sound Yoga (WSB sponsor)

      In this busy, chaotic world it is very important for our day to day happiness and peace that we learn how to control our mind. These practical classes explore how we can apply simple meditation techniques and basic Buddhist psychology in the midst of a normal, modern lifestyle. Everyone is welcome; no previous meditation experience is necessary.

      Class is $10, $5 for students/seniors. We are a non-profit organization and teachers are volunteers. For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle#

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    9. Monday night trivia @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Weekly trivia game, Mondays 7:30-9 pm at Outwest Bar.

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    10. 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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    11. 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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  18. Mar
    17
    Tue
    2015

    1. 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Fun for children ages 2 – 3.

      Library events and programs are free and eveyone 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.

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    2. Tot Trek – Spring Fling @ Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      10:30 am – 11:45 am

      When: Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 10:30–11:45 am
      Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      Pre-Register: Yes
      Cost: $4 per person

      Adults, explore the wonders of nature with your toddlers. Take a hike through Camp Long searching high and low for all the signs of Spring. This program designed for 2-3 years olds with an adult companion.

      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. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 7:45 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the High Point Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    4. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    5. Math Buddies @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:


      Play math games! Get better at math with a high school buddy. This is a first come first served, drop in program for children grades K-5. Each buddy session will last between 30-40 minutes.

      Math Buddies is an opportunity for students to discover the joy of playing with real-world math through games and activities, and for teens to gain experience volunteering.

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

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    6. St. Patrick’s Day Bash @ Brookdale at West Seattle
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      St. Patrick’s Day Bash! Please join us for Irish food and entertainment. It’s a great opportunity to learn about our senior living solutions and experience a taste of all the places life can go at our Brookdale community!

      Brookdale at West Seattle
      Tuesday, March 17th from 4:00-7:00 pm.

      Please RSVP to Ana Burnes 206-932-5480.

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    7. Fauntleroy Food Fest, FCA membership meeting @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      This year’s Fauntleroy Food Fest and Annual Membership Meeting will be Tuesday, March 17th, 6 pm at The Hall at Fauntleroy. Nibble on samples from area food purveyors, update your Fauntleroy Community Assocation membership, chat with neighbors and exhibitors, and elect new FCA leadership. A free, all-ages event.

      Free but please pay your dues in advance or at the door, and bring a non-perishable food bank donation. Good news: you can pay online! For more information, visit www.fauntleroy.net/membership.html

      As information becomes available, it will be posted on www.fauntleroy.net.

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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. WS Junction Neighborhood Organization (JuNO) meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Junction Neighborhood Organization holds its next meeting on Tuesday, March 17th at the West Seattle Senior Center, Nucor Room from 6:30-7:30 pm:


      J u N O meetings are open to all! Please invite your friends and neighbors. We will be discussing current topics happening in the West Seattle Junction and Triangle.

      Our guest speakers will be Peter Steinbrueck and Mikaela Winter from Steinbrueck Urban Strategies “West Seattle Junction Urban Hub Village: Past, Present, and Future”

      Steinbrueck Urban Strategies has prepared findings around the Urban Village Concept and presented them to the City of Seattle as consultants. The indicators gathered are intended to help inform outcomes of social, economic, community and environmental values and goals. The presentation will allow time for questions at the end.
      If you have not yet watched it – please try to – here is a link to Peter’s presentation:
      Measuring the Success of the Urban Village

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    10. West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting @ Southwest Precinct
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      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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    11. Blues To Do Live: St. Patrick’s Day Special Edition @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Tuesday March 17th, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), a St. Patrick’s Day special edition of the BLUES TO DO weekly live event with the Bare Roots and a special set of irish music by Annie O’Neill. Presented by Thunder Road Guitars (WSB sponsor).

      “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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    12. 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. Free, ages 21+.

      “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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    13. Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Tuesday with host Sami Saurus — 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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    14. Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      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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  19. Mar
    18
    Wed
    2015

    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.

      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.

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    2. Spanish Story Time @ Three Little Birds
      11:15 am – 12:15 pm

      From Jennifer Young at Three Little Birds:

      We hear you loud and clear! We are bringing Spanish Story Time back every Wednesday starting January 21st at 11:15 am! Claudina or Angelie will be leading these classes and can’t wait to see esas caras preciosas! (those precious faces!)

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    3. Early Days drop-in support group @ Limber Yoga
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Join us! Early Days is a drop-in support group for expectant parents and those with babies up to 1 year. We meet 12-2 pm every Wednesday at Limber Yoga in West Seattle. Come find support, camaraderie and fresh ideas for your parenting journey! Suggested donation $10; no one turned away.

      Early Days provides a safe, welcoming, nonjudgemental space for new parents to talk about the emotional changes and challenges of parenthood. By coming together, we break isolation, and offer support and validation for each parent’s journey.

      Early Days is affiliated with Postpartum Support International of WA.

      Contact Early Days at (425)-253-2355, earlydaysWS@gmail.com or through our
      Facebook page www.facebook.com/earlydaysWS.

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    4. Home Office & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
      12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

      Home Office & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
      Every Wednesday noon to 1:15 pm

      This is our weekly Coworking meeting to share and talk about business ideas, projects, get feedback, build community and make new friends and business partners. Some of our members participate weekly in this vibrant, very friendly event where everyone gets to share. Bring your lunch and join us!

      http://www.wsofficejunction.com/meetup.html

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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.

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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. 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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    8. The Memory Lane café @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      We are very excited to announce a new Dementia friendly/Alzheimer’s event here in West Seattle!

      The Memory Lane café! For people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, their care partners and family. Join us for good food, companionship and good times!

      New location & New time!
      Margie’s Café @ The Senior Center of West Seattle
      3rd Wednesday of each month
      March 18th
      April 15th
      2:30pm to 4:00pm

      Margie’s Café offers a Light meal for $5.00

      A different (and fun!) activity each month

      Questions: Call Lyle Evans or Holly McNeill 206-932-4044

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    9. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    10. Benefit dinner for H.O.P.E. @ The Sanctuary at Admiral
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      This catered dinner is intended to raise awareness about H.O.P.E. – Helping Out People Everywhere – and to raise money for what they do, helping make sure kids can get into extracurricular activities including sports regardless of whether their families can afford it. Individual tickets are $65, tables are $400 for a table of 8, and $500 for a table of 10. VIP tickets that are in a private balcony suite are $75 and the tables seat 4. The tickets and tables can be purchased through our website at www.hopecanhelp.org, or by contacting Ariel Webster at (206) 380-7667. The evening includes a catered dinner by Foodz2Go catering, including an open beer and wine bar. info@hopecanhelp.org

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      Benefit dinner for H.O.P.E. @ The Sanctuary at Admiral
    11. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      West Seattle Kiwanis meets weekly on Wednesdays at The Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St, 2nd floor on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon at 6:30 pm-7:30 pm.

      Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

      More information at: http://www.kiwaniswestseattle.org/ or Contact us at 206-920-3900 or westseattlekiwanis@live.com.

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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

      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. I’M/MIGRATION Unplugged @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Please join us at the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center on Wednesday March 18 from 7-9 pm as we celebrate Women’s History Month with poetry readings by Native poets.

      Following on the heels of the successful 2013 production of I’M/MIGRATION, which featured artists in various performing arts disciplines, I’M/MIGRATION Unplugged presents an opportunity for poets to share their interpretation of movement across invisible yet very real boundaries by exploring the role of women today as influenced by the sociopolitical, economic and cultural boundaries in our communities. This event is donation only and is supported, in part, by an award from 4Culture, with partial funding from Seattle Arts and Culture.

      The Poets:

      Celeste Adame is an MFA Candidate in the inaugural class of the Lo-Rez program at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She’s been published in Yellow Medicine Review, As/Us, Santa Fe Literary Review and numerous IAIA student anthologies. When not writing, she makes her life in Auburn, WA with her family.

      Natalie Díaz was born in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian community. She is the author of the poetry collection When My Brother Was an Aztec (2012), which New York Times reviewer Eric McHenry described as an “ambitious..beautiful book.” Her honors and awards include the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, the Louis Untermeyer Scholarship in Poetry from Bread Loaf, the Narrative Poetry Prize, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship.

      Nilka Wherrette is an Acéntos Poetry Fellow of Colombian descent who divides her time between Seattle and Colombia, S.A.. Her poetry explores contemporary issues as experienced through the lens of an indigenous, mixed race woman. She has a passion for exploring the marriage between poetry and stage, and her poem-dramas have recently been produced and performed on stages in Seattle and Los Angeles. She is currently a student in the “Low Rez” MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts, working on her first poetry manuscript.

      Wed March 18, 2015
      7-9 pm
      Donations Accepted

      Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
      4705 West Marginal Way Southwest
      Seattle WA 98106
      (206) 431-1582

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    15. Madison PTSA’s Student Safety Program & meeting @ Madison Middle School
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Student Safety Program followed by Madison PTSA Meeting March 18th, 7 pm at the Madison Middle School Library.

      Special Guests: SPD Officers & Seattle Parks Division (Hiawatha) Security Supervisor.

      Our Children’s Safety and Security is of paramount importance to each of us. If the recent reports of lewd or violent behavior by unknown suspects in West Seattle has you worried about your kids, then you can’t afford to miss the Student Safety Night Event that Madison PTSA has put together for you!

      From advice for routine issues like safely crossing busy intersections, social media pitfalls, to alarming issues like how to respond to and handle a potential threat by an attacker or mugger, we will host experienced experts to share their insights with you!

      Join us for this FREE informational event on March 18th at the Madison Middle School Library and learn from our Special Guests like Mark Solomon – Safety Officer from Seattle Police Department’s South Precinct and Marlan Teeters, Security Supervisor for Hiawatha Park. As usual we will also have our Principal, Dr. Gary in attendance to represent safety on campus at Madison.

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    16. WordsWest Literary Series: ‘Saint and Sinner: Pleasures of the Poet’ @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      WordsWest Literary Series Presents
      “Saint and Sinner: Pleasures of the Poet”
      with Elizabeth Austen and Michelle Peñaloza
      Favorite Poem by Carmilia’s Boutique
      7:00 pm, Wed., March 18, 2015, C & P Coffee Co., 5612 California Ave. SW
      Website: http://WordsWestLiterary.com/

      Where does the page leave off and the poet begin? A poet may be a truth-teller or scoundrel, a saint or sinner, depending on the day of the week-but it’s her poetry that really matters. For the March 18th, 2015 edition of WordsWest Literary Series Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen and award winning poet Michelle Peñaloza will join us for a night of poetry as well as a talk back on performance and collaboration. This month WordsWest is very grateful for a grant from Poets & Writers that allows WorsWest to pay the poets for their time and talent.

      Elizabeth Austen is the Washington State Poet Laureate for 2014-16. Her collection Every Dress a Decision (Blue Begonia Press, 2011) was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. She’s also the author of two chapbooks, The Girl Who Goes Alone (Floating Bridge Press, 2010) and Where Currents Meet (Toadlily Press, 2010). Elizabeth earned an MFA in Poetry at Antioch University Los Angeles. She produces poetry programming for NPR-affiliate KUOW 94.9 and makes her living at Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she also offers poetry and journaling workshops for the staff.

      Michelle Peñaloza grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. Her poetry can be found or is forthcoming from The Asian American Literary Review, The New England Review, and Pleiades. She is the recipient of fellowships and awards from the University of Oregon, Kundiman, Artist Trust, Jack Straw, the Richard Hugo House, and Literary Arts, as well as scholarships from VONA Voices, PAWA (Philippine American Writers and Artists), Vermont Studio Center, and the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference. She lives in Seattle. Her chapbook, landscape / heartbreak, was released by Two Sylvias Press on Valentine’s Day, 2015.

      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. Each week, a poetry lover from a local, independent business shares her favorite poem as part of the Favorite Poem Project. On March 18th, we welcome Carmilia’s Boutique, “Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life, ” of West Seattle.

      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: ‘Saint and Sinner: Pleasures of the Poet’ @ C & P Coffee Company
    17. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    18. 2nd Annual Feedback Funny Comedy Invitational @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Wednesday March 18th, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge, it’s the 2nd Annual Feedback Funny Comedy Competition Invitational starring 10 of Seattle’s top comedians!

      Xung Lam
      Cameron Mazzuca
      Ed Hill
      Beka Barry
      Andrew Rivers
      Tyler Smith
      Tyler Schnupp
      Elicia Sanchez
      Robert Pidde

      **Hosted by James Heneghen**

      8 pm, no cover charge.

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    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.

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  20. Mar
    19
    Thu
    2015

    1. Kaleidoscope Play & Learn @ Delridge Library
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 2 to 5 are invited to weekly Kaleidoscope Play and Learn sessions at the Delridge Library!

      Kaleidoscope play & learn groups are led by trained facilitators who guide children and adults through a variety of developmental activities that promote early learning. Group activities include art, music and movement, and circle time.

      Adults are provided information on school readiness, early literacy, health and development, and community resources.

      Group is co-facilitated in English, Spanish and Somali. Younger and older siblings are welcome.

      Thursdays, 11 am-12:30 pm

      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.

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    2. 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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    3. 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
    4. Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      What: Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+
      When: Thursdays 2 pm to 3 pm
      Where: West Seattle Senior Center, Oregon at California Ave SW
      Cost: $40 per month members, $45 non-members, Drop-in $12.

      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+

      Join Sifu Viola Brumbaugh at the West Seattle Senior Center Thursdays at 2 pm. Tai Chi practice helps improve balance, flexibility, and strength and has been found to help reduce stress, improve cardiovascular and pulmonary health, improve the lives of diabetes and parkinson’s patients. In this class we practice longevity exercises to lubricate the joints, silk reeling and the Yang Style 24 form to build coordination and strength while improving focus and relaxation.

      More info: email: wiseorchidmartialarts@gmail.com or call 206-321-0613

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    5. White Center Library groundbreaking
      3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      3 pm at new library’s location. Project information here.

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      White Center Library groundbreaking
    6. Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Join Community Orchard of West Seattle for some urban gardening and orchard maintenance. Please bring work gloves, rain gear and water.

      Questions on urban gardening, permaculture techniques, or your own problem plants are our specialty and are more than welcome! Early season activities include spring crop plantings, plant propagation, sheet mulching and invasive plant removal.

      We look forward to meeting up again this year at the Orchard!

      Mission: COWS will grow a free source of local fruit for neighbors, volunteers and local food security programs while engaging people in sustainable agriculture education and community gathering.

      Contact: info@fruitinwestseattle.org

      Join our Mailing List: http://fruitinwestseattle.org/

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      Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
    7. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    8. New Belgium Brewing Tasting Event @ The Beer Junction
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      At The Beer Junction:

      Thursday, March 19th; 5-8 pm
      New Belgium Tasting Night
      New Belgium Brewing will be here sampling out 5 of their beers for your enjoyment. Typical tasting nights $4 for 5 beers, cider, or whatever the event may feature.

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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. West Seattle Timebank’s March meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      What: The West Seattle Timebank March Monthly Meeting

      When: Thursday, March 19th

      Where: Senior Center in West Seattle. 4217 SW Oregon

      6:30 PM Potluck – Bring a dish or snack to share and a friend.

      7:00 PM – 8:00PM – Meet our featured speaker, Lisa Kauffman from West Seattle Meaningful Movies, and other Timebank members. Learn how to write your profile, offers and requests. Earn a Timebank hour for attending!

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    11. Alki Community Council meeting @ Alki UCC Church
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Alki Community Council meets 3rd Thursday of the month at Alki United Church of Christ, 6115 SW Hinds St, Seattle.

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    12. Open Mic: Unplugged! @ 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):

      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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    13. 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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    14. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Every Thursday night at Feedback Lounge at 7 pm, enjoy The Deep Cuts hosted by DJ Kingblind and DJ G$.

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    15. 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 Thursday 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
    16. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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      Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    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
  21. Mar
    20
    Fri
    2015

    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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      7:30 am
      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS) meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
      9:30 am – 11:15 am

      West Side MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers), a group comprised of mothers of children ages birth to five years, enjoys hearing from a Mentor Mom or local guest speakers on issues that matter to mothers, and they engage in a couple of service projects throughout the year.

      This years theme is “Be You Bravely,” it is designed to help us become more ourselves. To remind us that courage is always worth it and that we are all in this together. Moms can begin dropping off kiddos at 9:15 with the MOPPETS helpers before the meeting.

      The group meets the first and third Fridays of the month thru May 2015 from 9:30 am to 11:15 am. Contact information: westsidemops@yahoo.com or visit our website at: westsidemops.wordpress.com//.

      Interested moms can contact Allison Sutcliffe, MOPS Coordinator, at awsutcliffe@comcast.net or Staci Lopshire, DGL Coordinator, at stacilopshire@gmail.com.

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      West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS) meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
    3. Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
      10:00 am – 1:45 pm

      Come to the Southwest library for up to 45 minutes 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.

      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
    4. Free Teen Art Program class @ High Point Community Center
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Every other Friday, 5:00–7:00 pm at the High Point Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      TEEN ART PROGRAM
      Youth will create different kinds of crafts. Some of the crafts include: jewelry making, crochet, duct-tape crafts, and seasonal crafts. This free class will be offered every other Friday.

      1/9, 1/23, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27
      5-7 pm

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      Free Teen Art Program class @ High Point Community Center
    5. Highland Park Elementary Pow Wow @ Highland Park Elementary School
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Friday March 20th, 6 pm–10 pm at Highland Park Elementary:

      This Traditional Mini Pow is brought to you by The Niksokowaak; Community Pow Wow Association at Highland Park. Grand entry will be at 6 pm. Our event will feature Highland Park Elementary Students as Head Young Lady & Head Young Man. Come enjoy traditional dance performances, Native art & delicious food from local vendors. We are sponsored by Highland Park Elementary, Roxhill Elementary, Blackfeet Tribe, Seattle Indian Health Board, Clear Sky & Community in Schools.

      Find us on Facebook: Niksokowaak.

      For vendor & volunteer opportunities please contact us at niksokowaak@gmail.com.

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      Highland Park Elementary Pow Wow @ Highland Park Elementary School
    6. Highland Park’s free movie night! @ HPIC
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      From the Highland Park Improvement Club:

      Free Movie Night this Friday, March 20th at HPIC (12th and Holden):

      Doors open at 6:00 pm with a children’s short at 6:15 and the main movie at 7. Free admission. Volunteers will be selling popcorn, candy and other movie fare. Bring blankets and pillows or sit in our chairs. This is an all ages event. Bring your friends, family and neighbors.

      Double Feature!

      Children’s Movie Hint: In this 1970 26 minute short, Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

      Movie hint: In this 2011 G (96 minutes) feature, when Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with this bird of his dreams.

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      Highland Park’s free movie night! @ HPIC
    7. Parents’ Night Out @ Alki Community Center
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Parents! It’s your turn to take time out for yourselves. Bring your child (ages 4 to 9) to the Alki Community Center (WSB sponsor) for an evening of fun while you enjoy a movie in the Admiral neighborhood or fine food along Alki Beach.

      Please register a week in advance. The program needs a minimum of 6 participants to run. While you are out your kids will enjoy a pizza dinner, skating, games, and other activities.

      Cost: $25/per child

      Friday March 20th

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      Parents’ Night Out @ Alki Community Center
    8. Friday night skating @ Alki Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Looking for a fun way to spend your Friday night with the entire family that won’t break your pockets? Look no further. The Alki Community Center (WSB sponsor) hosts skate night every Friday night. Join us for a night of skating with your family and friends every Friday night. Great music and games will create wonderful memories for a lifetime.

      Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
      Cost to skaters is $3 per person.

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      6:30 pm
      Friday night skating @ Alki Community Center
    9. Movie Night at Alki @ Alki Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      At the Alki Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      All Ages – Free!
      This winter season, Alki will be showing family-friendly movies on our big screen. Be sure to stop on by to join the fun.
      Location: Alki Community Center

      Fridays January 9th – March 27th
      6:30 pm

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      Movie Night at Alki @ Alki Community Center
    10. Spring Equinox sunset watch @ Solstice Park
      6:55 pm – 7:55 pm

      Join West Seattle’s own Solar System Ambassador Alice Enevoldsen on Friday, March 20th, 6:55 pm–7:55 pm to watch the Spring Equinox sunset at Solstice Park across from Lincoln Park. The sunset itself will be around 7:10 pm. “Bring your children and your parents.”

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      Spring Equinox sunset watch @ Solstice Park
    11. 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)
    12. The Workshop performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      The Workshop performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday March 20th, 7 pm–9 pm. More from C & P:

      “The Workshop”, with Dave Erickson on saxophone, Trevor Pelletier on bass, and Charlotte Dike at the piano, is named after Ev Stern’s Jazz Workshop, where this young and dynamic trio coalesced in Seattle. Each player brings a widely different background to the group’s sound, from Dave’s secret talent on vocals, to Trevor’s lifelong passion for Mingus, to Charlotte’s illustrious classical background. The blend of these players provides a fresh and eclectic interpretation of music rooted in jazz tradition.

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      The Workshop performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    13. Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Video Mix Show with VJ Andy on Friday nights, 7:00 pm at Outwest Bar.

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      Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
    14. West Seattle Community Orchestras concert @ Providence Mount St. Vincent Chapel
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      West Seattle Community Orchestras present:

      West Seattle Wind Symphony

      *At Providence Mt. St. Vincent Chapel*
      *4831 35th Ave. SW, Seattle*

      ​Amazing Grace; *Frank Ticheli*
      Overture for Winds; *Charles Carter*
      Highlights from ‘Mary Poppins’; *Sherman & Sherman*
      A Festive Overture;
      *Alfred Reed**
      Additional selections by the WSCO Brass Sextet*

      Free admission; the public is invited!

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      West Seattle Community Orchestras concert @ Providence Mount St. Vincent Chapel
    15. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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      Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    16. Hunter & The Dirty Jacks perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:15 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      From Southern California: Hunter & The Dirty Jacks perform live at Feedback Lounge 9:00 pm, Friday March 20th.

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      Hunter & The Dirty Jacks perform @ Feedback Lounge
    17. 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
  22. Mar
    21
    Sat
    2015

    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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      West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
    2. Boy Scout Troop 282′s Door-to-door food drive @ West Seattle
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      West Seattle’s Boy Scout Troop 282 and other Scouts are doing it again – “Scouting for Food,” a door-to-door food drive. They will be dropping off door tags to homes in the West Seattle area this Saturday, March 14th between 8:30-10:30 am. They will come back the following Saturday, March 21st to collect food for the West Seattle Food Bank between 9 am 10 am. If you would like to donate and need a pickup, contact R. Schulz, 206-890-2237. At right, last year’s collection by Troop 282, which says, “could we do more this year? Yes, we can!”

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      Boy Scout Troop 282′s Door-to-door food drive @ West Seattle
    3. Seafair Commodores Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser @ West Seattle Bowl
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Let’s Bowl! The Seattle Commodores will host their annual Bowl-A-Thon at the West Seattle Bowl on Saturday, March 21st from 9:30 am until Noon. This event is held to raise funds to support the Seafair Scholarship Program for Women. This is a family friendly event and great way to support education while sharing time with friends. If you’ve never joined us, please come and introduce yourself. We would love tohave you in the house!

      Your contribution: Adults $50.00 each, Children under 12, $20.00 each. Team size = up to 6. Come out and join us. It’s a great way to start your Saturday.

      For additional information contact Kathryn Bohot, at chiefofstaff@seattlecommodores.com, or Kathrynchiefofstaff@seattlecommodores.com

      For more information on the Seattle Seafair Commodores and the Seafair Scholarship Program for Women go the www.seafaircommodores.com.

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      Seafair Commodores Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser @ West Seattle Bowl
    4. “Puppets Please Marionettes” show @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      West Seattle Cooperative Preschools is hosting Puppets Please Marionettes on Saturday March 21st for two shows–10 am & 11 am–at Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor), 3940 41st Ave SW. Tickets are $7/person at the door; cash or check only, babes under age 1 are free. All of the proceeds go towards the Mary E. Philips scholarship fund, which allows the West Seattle Cooperative Preschools to provide scholarships throughout the school year.

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      “Puppets Please Marionettes” show @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
    5. 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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      Brandon Street Greenspace cleanup work party
    6. Daystar Dialoguers Toastmasters Club
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Toastmasters provides a safe, supportive and fun atmosphere in which to grow your communication and leadership skills. Improve your ability and confidence in speaking to large or small groups. We meet twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 10 am. Guests should arrive 5 to 10 minutes early for orientation.

      Daystar Dialoguers Toastmasters Club
      Daystar Retirement Center
      2615 SW Barton St., Bldg. 2

      See daystarclub.toastmastersclubs.org for more information or call 206-932-6706.

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      Daystar Dialoguers Toastmasters Club
    7. Neighborhood groundbreaking of 5 new Rain Gardens
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      March 21, 10-11 am
      It’s Spring! Neighborhood groundbreaking of 5 new Rain Gardens on one block!
      Pollinator Pathways! Celebratory toasts! Master Rain Gardener experts on hand! County Executive and City Council Representatives! Planting fun for kids!

      9009 34th Ave SW; All are welcome

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      Neighborhood groundbreaking of 5 new Rain Gardens
    8. Cub Scout Pack 282 Food Drive for WS Food Bank @ West Seattle Thriftway
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      This Saturday, March 21st, the Cub Scout Pack 282 is having a food drive from 11 am–4 pm at West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor) to collect food and funds for the West Seattle Food Bank.

      West Seattle Thriftway and Pack 282 has generously provided this opportunity for neighbors to help neighbors. You can get your grocery shopping done and do a good deed in one trip. Receipts, funds, food and encouragement all are welcome.

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      Cub Scout Pack 282 Food Drive for WS Food Bank @ West Seattle Thriftway
    9. 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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      11:00 am
      Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
    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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      11:00 am
      West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    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. Tax help @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: FYI

      From the Vietnamese Cultural Center: “Volunteer Ryan Huỳnh will help to do simple tax returns for low-income people at
      Vietnamese Cultural Center, 2236 Orchard St SW. The service is free. Saturdays from Noon to 3:00 PM; Sundays from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.”

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      Tax help @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
    13. 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
    14. Assisted Living information event @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Providence Mount St. Vincent Hosting Event for Seniors

      Do you know of someone who is considering moving to assisted living? If so, please extend an invitation to an upcoming community event at Providence Mount St. Vincent in West Seattle on Saturday, March 21st, beginning at 2 pm.

      Chef Jeremy McLachlan, Salty’s (WSB sponsor) corporate chef, is going to do a food demonstration in our dining room. He’s going to make Salty’s famous crab cakes! Following his demonstration, our guests will be invited to take a tour of The Mount so they can see what a great community we have. The event should be over around 3:30 pm.

      The event is free but please RSVP to reserve your space. 206-938-6194.

      Providence Mount St. Vincent
      4831 35th Ave SW
      Seattle, WA 98126
      www.providence.org/themount

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      Assisted Living information event @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
    15. Chef Stage Center, Crab Cakes and Conversation @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Providence Mount St. Vincent invites the public to attend Chef Stage Center – Crab Cakes and Conversation, featuring a demonstration by Salty’s Seafood Grills corporate chef Jeremy McLachlan, who will teach guests how to make Salty’s famous crab cakes.

      This free event takes place from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday March 21, 2015, at Providence Mount St. Vincent’s 2nd floor dining room, 4831 35th Ave. SW, Seattle. Guests will see Chef Jeremy make Salty’s famous crab cakes, enjoy a tasting paired with wine, and take home the top-secret recipe, technique and confidence to try the recipe at home. They’ll then take a quick tour of Providence Mount St. Vincent to learn about the West Seattle assisted living and skilled nursing facility.

      Because space is limited, guests must RSVP by calling 206-938-6194 or e-mailing Susan Clark at Susan.P.Clark@providence.org.

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      Chef Stage Center, Crab Cakes and Conversation @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
    16. Navigating online travel sites @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2–3:30 pm at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

      Learn how to navigate a variety of online travel websites.

      Confused by the different kinds of online travel sites? Hear tips and tricks to find the best deals on airfare, hotels and rental cars.

      Class prerequisites: Internet Basics 1 or the ability to use the Internet, and an active email account.

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

      Registration is not required. For more information, please call 206-684-7444.

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      Navigating online travel sites @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    17. The Matt Baker Comedy Stunt Show (family matinée) @ Kenyon Hall
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Comedy

      Saturday, March 21st, 3:00 pm at Kenyon Hall:

      The Matt Baker Comedy Stunt Show (family matinée)

      The Matt Baker Comedy Stunt Show is a high energy, interactive one man variety show. Matt is a stand up comedian with amazing skills. His show blends hilarious observations and funny stories with jaw dropping stunts like catching a bowling ball on his head, a horse with his face, spearing vegetables with spikes and juggling with his mouth. Matt performs his show all over the world for colleges, festivals, and cruise ships. He’s a five time Guinness World Record Holder, was featured at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, and has appeared on numerous TV shows, including Tosh.0, ESPN, Last Comic Standing, CCTV in China and on the hit show America’s Got Talent.

      Reserved table seats are $14 and 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 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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      The Matt Baker Comedy Stunt Show (family matinée) @ Kenyon Hall
    18. Trevor Rasmussen performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Trevor Rasmussen performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Saturday March 21st, 3 pm–5 pm.

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      Trevor Rasmussen performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    19. Annual Campaign Zumba-thon @ West Seattle YMCA
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Annual Campaign Zumba-thon
      Saturday, March 21st from 4:30 to 6:30 pm

      Join a great lineup of instructors to get your heart pumping, feet stomping, and hips shaking while we dance for a great cause. This fundraiser supports the youth in our West Seattle community by providing scholarships for summer camps, teen learning centers, youth obesity programs, swim lessons, youth sports, and much more. Suggested donation amount of $20.00. Healthy snacks and water will be provided.

      WHERE
      West Seattle YMCA Gymnasium – 4515 36th Ave SW, Seattle

      REGISTER
      No registration necessary. This event is open to the community, so invite your friends, family and neighbors.

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      Annual Campaign Zumba-thon @ West Seattle YMCA
    20. Spring Bingo @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gym
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Spring Bingo at Seattle Lutheran High School Gymnasium: Come play Bingo at our second annual Bingo night – see old friends, make new friends and have some fun while supporting Saint Athletics. Tickets here.

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      Spring Bingo @ Seattle Lutheran High School Gym
    21. Roo Forrest and Friends perform @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Roo Forrest and Friends performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), Saturday March 21st, 7–9 pm. All ages, no cover.

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      Roo Forrest and Friends perform @ C & P Coffee Company
    22. 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)
    23. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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      Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    24. The Matt Baker Comedy Stunt Show (adult themes) @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Comedy

      Saturday, March 21st, 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall:

      The Matt Baker Comedy Stunt Show (adult themes!)

      The Matt Baker Comedy Stunt Show is a high energy, interactive one man variety show. Matt is a stand up comedian with amazing skills. His show blends hilarious observations and funny stories with jaw dropping stunts like catching a bowling ball on his head, a horse with his face, spearing vegetables with spikes and juggling with his mouth. Matt performs his show all over the world for colleges, festivals, and cruise ships. He’s a five time Guinness World Record Holder, was featured at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, and has appeared on numerous TV shows, including Tosh.0, ESPN, Last Comic Standing, CCTV in China and on the hit show America’s Got Talent.

      Reserved table seats are $14 and 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 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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      The Matt Baker Comedy Stunt Show (adult themes) @ Kenyon Hall
    25. Black Vinyl All-Stars perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Black Vinyl All-Stars live at Feedback Lounge, Saturday March 21st at 9 pm. No cover!

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    26. 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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  23. Mar
    22
    Sun
    2015

    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

      *All Souls (WSB sponsor) – “All Souls is a church in and for the city, and exists to be a vibrant expression of who God is–– gracious, present, hospitable. And as a church, we are part of that historical, counter-cultural community that Jesus started and continues to build, sustain, and perfect.” For worship times and location (and other events), see the calendar.

      *First Lutheran Church of West Seattle (WSB sponsor; 4105 California Ave SW) is a vibrant congregation that upholds the great historical traditions of the Lutheran Church. We worship on Sundays at 8:00 am in the Chapel, 10:30 am in the Nave, and with Compline at 8:00 pm again in the Chapel. We have Bible Study and Sunday School at 9:00 am in the Education Building. Wednesdays we have Matins in the Chapel at 9:30 am, Bible Study from 10:00 to 11:30 am, Holy Eucharist in the Chapel at 11:45 am, Vespers in the Chapel at 7:00 pm, and Bible Study from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Penance is on the third Saturday of each month, in the Chapel, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. For more information go to flcws.org. We welcome everyone.

      *Alki United Church of Christ – A progressive Christian congregation in the heart of Alki. We are 90-somethings and 20-somethings, single, married, gay, lesbian and straight, seekers, doubters andbelievers. We don’t believe that Christianity is the only way, but it’s the way we’ve been called to follow, and we are trying to live it with as much integrity and joy as we can. Church school for toddlers and children. 6115 SW Hinds St. alkiucc.org – 206-935-2661

      *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 Hallows Church West Seattle: A new expression of The Hallows Church is currently being established in West Seattle. We invite you to connect with the vision, mission, and goal of The Hallows Church West Seattle by participating in a series of Vision Gatherings each Sunday morning at 10:30 am at 3420 SW Cloverdale Street. For more information, please contact info@hallowschurch.org or visit www.hallowschurch.org.

      *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

      *The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist was established in West Seattle in 1892, for a “broad-minded and liberal churchmanship, which should not only develop the spiritual side of life, but also encourage the social welfare in the most thoughtful and progressive minds of this community.” Today, the people of St. John’s continue to strive to live into this statement of purpose through such programs as our Just Garden Project to provide fresh produce for area food banks, feeding the hungry at Nicklesville and with the Community Meals program and building for the educational needs of students in the Mulundi Village in Kenya. Sunday worship is at 8:00 and 10:15 am, with Christian Formation classes at 10:00 am. We invite you and all whom you love, to “Come as you are! Explore, Connect, and Share.” Check our website at: www.saintjohnonline.org or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SJBWestSeattle.

      *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 10:00 am 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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    4. 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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    5. Garden planning and seed starting @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      On Sunday, March 22, 12pm: Garden planning and seed starting! Learn all about square foot gardening, help plan the garden boxes and do some
      hands-on seed starting for the garden!! Bring your kids!

      St John Episcopal Church and the Seattle Farm School are partnering to transform St John’s Just Gardens into a children’s learning garden on the St John’s grounds. We are inviting children and their adults to learn how to plan, start and grow their own organic garden, with workshops, tasting events and other fun events to be held throughout the spring, summer and fall months. We will also have dedicated beds for kids to pick and sample some of their produce as they visit or pass by the gardens. Our hope is to physically expand the gardens over time so that this can become a resource for the community for many years to come.

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    6. Free Drop-Off Tax Help @ High Point Library
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      At the High Point Library:

      The Seattle Public Library and United Way of King County are partnering to offer free tax preparation services this tax season. Branch drop-off locations will allow taxpayers have their paperwork scanned by IRS-certified staff and volunteers and not wait until the return is fully processed. Instead, the return is prepared remotely and completed tax returns can be picked up within a week.

      This service is free and available to individuals. Reservations are not required. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

      IRS reproducible forms are available for photocopy (15 cents per page) at all Library locations. Please call your branch to find out if print forms are in stock. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov.

      Drop-off tax help is offered on a first come, first served basis.

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Social Security Card
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead

      Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

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    7. Seal Sitters new volunteer training @ Alki Bathhouse
      1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

      Seal Sitters Marine Mammal Stranding Network will hold a new volunteer training on Sunday, March 22nd, from 1:30-3:30 pm.

      The training will be held at the Alki Bathhouse located at 2701 Alki Avenue SW, West Seattle (between 59th Ave SW and 60th Ave SW). Please plan to arrive early to register and receive paperwork – the doors open at 1pm and training begins promptly at 1:30.

      An RSVP is required to attend this Spring Session. Please include name, contact info, number attending and ages of any children. (Please note: All children accompanying adults must be able to sit quietly through an almost two-hour presentation with short break).

      ****Please RSVP on Blubberblog:
      http://blubberblog.org/files/15370a68e568dabf0e2e999ae6ec2afc-635.html

      Thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you there. If you cannot attend this training, but would like to be added a contact list for our next session (not yet scheduled), please let us know.

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    8. Tax help @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: FYI

      From the Vietnamese Cultural Center: “Volunteer Ryan Huỳnh will help to do simple tax returns for low-income people at
      Vietnamese Cultural Center, 2236 Orchard St SW. The service is free. Saturdays from Noon to 3:00 PM; Sundays from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.”

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    9. Chinglish @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Chinglish
      By David Henry Hwang

      March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Seattle Premiere

      This laugh-out-loud comedy by the much celebrated Tony-Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), merrily spews forth mutilated and mangled idioms, slang and pronunciations, against the backdrop of stranger-in-a-strange-land tensions. Our protagonist, a naïve American business man, finds himself in China trying to sell a Cultural Minister signs with proper English translations, all the while making his own blunders not only in language, but in cultural etiquette, sex, and in searching for the best guanxi!

      *mature themes

      Performances: March 5 – March 29, 2015
      Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 3 pm

      Tickets are available online at artswest.org or at the Box Office: 206-938-0339. Learn more about the show here.

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    10. Knit at the Coffee House @ C & P Coffee Company
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Bring your knitting to the meetup at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday March 22nd, 5:30 pm.

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    11. Dennis James performs at Silent Movie Sunday @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Theater Organist Dennis James accompanies silent comedy short films on The Mighty Wurlizter, with Hall favorites Connie Corrick and Hugh Hastings for Silent Movie Sunday at Kenyon Hall at 7:30 pm.

      Dennis, Connie Corrick, and Hugh Hastings return for their third program in the new series, 1915 in Sight and Sound – silent movies and popular music from 100 years ago. This time they celebrate the Ragtime era, and Dennis is bringing us some classic piano rags by some of the greatest composers of the genre—all works debuted in 1915—by Joseph Lamb, James Scott, Felix Arndt and others. 1915 was also the year of the Fox Trot, and one of the silent films in the show will be the that year’s hit, “Fox Trot Finesse,” featuring Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Drew mixing silliness with subtlety in their pleasant little two-step comedy.

      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, and high school students are $5. Preschool children are free.

      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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      Dennis James performs at Silent Movie Sunday @ Kenyon Hall
    12. 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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  24. Mar
    23
    Mon
    2015

    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. La Leche League meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Every 4th Monday of the month from 10:30am-12pm

      La Leche League Meetings at High Point Neighborhood House: Breast feeding support group for new moms (partners welcome). Please join us every 4th Monday from 10:30 am–12 pm to meet with other new moms to ask questions and talk.

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      La Leche League meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
    3. Pre-School Art & Block @ High Point Family Center
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

      Family, caregivers, friends, neighbors are welcome to bring their toddler and preschool age children to Pre-School Art and Block at High Point Neighborhood House Family Center: Free art activities for children ages 0-5. Every Monday from 11:00 am–12:30 pm. Special guest, Nathalie Glems, Children’s Librarian, joins us every 1st Monday of the month for art, stories, and songs.

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    4. Free Tax Help (by appointment) @ Delridge Library
      3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      At the Delridge Library:

      The Seattle Public Library and AARP are working together to offer free tax help at 12 Library locations through mid-April. Trained volunteers will be available to answer questions and prepare personal tax returns. Appointments are required.

      This service is free and available to individuals. Appointments are required. Call the branch at 206-733-9125 to make an appointment. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

      Due to federal budget cuts the IRS is unable to provide the Library with certain tax forms and instruction booklets. Most IRS forms are available online at www.irs.gov. You may make black-and-white prints of the forms from Library computers for $.15 per page.

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Social Security Card
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead

      Photocopies or computer print-outs of any these documents will not be accepted.

      Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

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    5. Homework help @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 7:45 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the High Point Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    6. Game On! @ High Point Library
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      Stop by the High Point Library for board games and open play on the Kinect and Wii. For tweens and teens. Monday, March 23rd, 2015, 3–5 pm.

      Grab a Red Vine, dance to the Kinect, drive yourself crazy on MarioKart or beat Ken the librarian in Kinect Track and Field!

      Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about great Library programs.

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

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    7. Homework help @ Delridge Library
      4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Homework Help volunteers will be at the Delridge Library to assist students on a drop-in basis throughout the school year, with the exception of school holidays.

      These super volunteers provide support and encouragement to students and are especially good at helping new English speakers.

      Mondays/Tuesdays 4-7:30 pm
      Wednesdays/Thursdays 4–5:30 pm

      Please note that, while Homework Help is available to students from kindergarten through 12th grade, volunteers are not responsible for children, who should not be left unsupervised.

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

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    8. Family story time @ High Point Library
      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

      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.

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

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    9. Free community ESL classes @ High Point Family Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Free ESL Classes at High Point Neighborhood House Family Center: Free classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Please join us on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm for English Language skill building.

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    10. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7:15.

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    11. Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      What: West Seattle Buddhist Meditation Classes
      When: Every Monday night 7:30 – 9:00 pm
      Where: Held at Sound Yoga (WSB sponsor)

      In this busy, chaotic world it is very important for our day to day happiness and peace that we learn how to control our mind. These practical classes explore how we can apply simple meditation techniques and basic Buddhist psychology in the midst of a normal, modern lifestyle. Everyone is welcome; no previous meditation experience is necessary.

      Class is $10, $5 for students/seniors. We are a non-profit organization and teachers are volunteers. For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle#

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    12. Monday night trivia @ Outwest Bar
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Weekly trivia game, Mondays 7:30-9 pm at Outwest Bar.

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    13. Quiz Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      Quiz Night on Monday nights, 7:30–9:30 pm, at Skylark Café & Club.

      Six Rounds, ten questions each. This includes an audio round, a picture round, three themed rounds and a random round with questions from several different categories.

      Prizes:
      1st place: $25 gift certificate
      2nd place: $15 gift certificate
      next to last place: pitcher of Cold Beer Pilsner

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    14. 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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    15. 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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  25. Mar
    24
    Tue
    2015

    1. Author Marissa Meyer: “Lunar Chronicles” @ Madison Middle School
      9:40 am – 11:00 am

      Tuesday, March 24th, popular young adult author Marissa Meyer will be visiting Madison Middle School to talk with students about her Lunar Chronicles dystopian series and her experience being an author. There will be two author talk assemblies in the Madison cafeteria-one at 9:40 am and the other at 1:30 pm, and parents and families are welcome to attend.

      Marissa will also be selling and signing her books after each assembly for interested students. Paperback copies of the books will be on sale for $10.95 and hardback copies for $19.70 (for a price sheet, click here). Students and families can pay with cash or check (make checks out to University Book Store). Students are also welcome to bring previously purchased copies of her books to get them personally signed by Marissa. And as always, all of the books in this series will be available for
      checkout in our Madison Library. Contact Madison Librarian Stacia Bell at smbell@seattleschools.org if you have questions. Hope to see you out!

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      Author Marissa Meyer: “Lunar Chronicles” @ Madison Middle School
    2. Author Marissa Meyer: “Lunar Chronicles” @ Madison Middle School
      1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

      Tuesday, March 24th, popular young adult author Marissa Meyer will be visiting Madison Middle School to talk with students about her Lunar Chronicles dystopian series and her experience being an author. There will be two author talk assemblies in the Madison cafeteria-one at 9:40 am and the other at 1:30 pm, and parents and families are welcome to attend.

      Marissa will also be selling and signing her books after each assembly for interested students. Paperback copies of the books will be on sale for $10.95 and hardback copies for $19.70 (for a price sheet, click