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  1. Sep
    23
    Tue
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      Starlight singer/songwriter showcase @ Shadowland
  2. Sep
    24
    Wed
    2014

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

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

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

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      10:30 am
      Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    2. Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

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

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

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      Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
    3. 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
    4. Tech help @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      12:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Films

      Terry’s Matinee Treats
      Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

      Showing 1:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. Suggested donation $1-$2.

      Wed. Sept. 17: Flowing Gold (1940)
      - Frances Farmer, John Garfield, Pat O’Brien – 82m

      Wed. Sept. 24: The Efficency Expert (1992)
      - Anthony Hopkins, Russell Crowe, Toni Collette – 85m, PG

      Wed. Oct. 1: Mrs. Brown (1997)
      - Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Gerard Butler – 103m, PG

      Wed. Oct. 8: Burton & Taylor (2013)
      - Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter, Greg Hicks – 90m, TV-14

      Wed. Oct. 15: Valley of Decision (1945)
      - Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Robert Preston – 119m

      Wed. Oct. 22: The Law and the Lady (1941)
      - Greer Garson, Michael Wilding, Marjorie Main – 104m

      Wed Oct. 29: Scandal at Scourie (1953)
      - Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead – 90m

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      Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    7. High Point Market Garden Farm Stand open Wednesdays
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      High Point Market Garden Farm Stand open Wednesdays
    8. 10th Annual All-Chamber Business After Hours @ The Foundry by Herban Feast
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The 10th Annual All-Chamber Business After Hours is your once-a-year opportunity to build your network with members of business organizations and chambers of commerce from throughout the region. Last year’s event welcomed over 350 attendees, making this one of the biggest networking events of the year for the Puget Sound business community – don’t miss the chance to connect with business people from throughout the area and visit one of Seattle’s newest venues, The Foundry by Herban Feast.

      Date: Weds, Sept 24
      Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
      Location: The Foundry by Herban Feast, 4130 1st Ave. S, Seattle 98134
      Cost: $20 ($30 after 9/22)
      Register: Online or contact Harry Cheema at (206) 389-7215

      SPONSORS
      Seattle Chamber of Commerce
      West Seattle Chamber of Commerce

      Special Note: This event is being held at a West Seattle Chamber of Commerce member – Herban Feast. Herban Feast celebrates the opening of its newest venue, The Foundry, which complements its sister venue, the award-winning Sodo Park. Named in homage to its origin as a copper and steel manufacturing and fabrication plant, The Foundry is a distinguished space where historic meets contemporary. The venue features a unique, customizable layout with distinct spaces that can be used separately or together for gatherings of 25 to 500. For more information, please visit herbanfeast.com/foundry.

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      10th Annual All-Chamber Business After Hours @ The Foundry by Herban Feast
    9. Free Introduction to Energy Healing and Meditation @ Chaco Canyon Organic Café
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Free Introduction to Energy Healing and Meditation
      at Chaco Canyon
      September 24th 6:30-8:30 pm.

      Phone: 503-277-8391
      Email: meghan@pranichealing.com

      More info (and pre-registration link):

      https://pranichealing.com/events/civicrm/event/info?id=2743&reset=1

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      Free Introduction to Energy Healing and Meditation @ Chaco Canyon Organic Café
    10. HPAC & WWRHAH joint SPD meeting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      A joint meeting of Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council and the Highland Park Action Committee takes place at their meeting space on Wednesday, September 24 at 6:30 pm. This meeting will be dedicated to and focusing on Seattle Police across our two areas and South Delridge. Bring your questions — we’ll have all the key staff from the Southwest Precinct there!

      Meeting: HPAC & WWRHAH joint SPD meeting
      Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
      Time: 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
      Location: Highland Park Improvement Club, 1116 SW Holden

      Here’s the Facebook event if you want to join that or share it.

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      HPAC & WWRHAH joint SPD meeting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
    11. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    12. Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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

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

      Sign-up begins at 7:30 pm. Music starts at 8:00 pm.

      You must be present in person to sign up for an open mic slot. The only exception is bands on tour who have made arrangements in advance for a particular time.
      Additional details here.

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      Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
    13. 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
    14. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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      Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
    15. Open Mic Night @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

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

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      Open Mic Night @ The Benbow Room
  3. Sep
    25
    Thu
    2014

    1. Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

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

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

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      11:30 am
      Toddler Story Time @ High Point Library
    3. 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
    4. Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

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


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

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

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      Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
    5. Community Orchard of West Seattle Work Party @ South Seattle College
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

      What is Community Orchard of West Seattle?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      What to bring

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

      Questions?

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

      Please visit duwamishcleanup.org for more information.

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      Community kayak tours of the Duwamish River @ West Seattle or South Park launch points
    7. Transitional Resources’ Fall Fundraising Dinner & Auction @ Our Lady of Guadalupe's Parish Life Center
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      From Transitional Resources:

      Transitional Resources invites our community to join us in support of critical mental health services and supportive housing for men and women living with serious and persistent mental illness. An Evening of Inspiration: Honoring Roots, Cultivating Our Future, will take place on Thursday, September 25 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Parish Life Center at 3410 SW Myrtle St.

      The event’s program will focus on celebrating our clients’ successes, educating our supporters on our work this year, and raising funds to continue our work. The evening will include a reception with live music from the Garfield Jazz trio, a raffle, and a silent auction of two Alaska Airlines tickets, as well as a three course dinner. Tickets are $75 per person or $550 for a table of 8.

      Transitional Resources is a West Seattle-based non-profit mental health agency with the mission of providing mental health treatment, housing, and a supportive community to those with serious and persistent mental illness. Nucor Steel is the Premier Sponsor of the event, and the Keimig Associates Architects/Planners are Silver Level Sponsors.

      For additional information or to purchase tickets to the event, please contact:

      Emily McGrath
      (206) 883-2029
      emilym@transitionalresources.org

      Or visit:
      www.transitionalresources.org

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      Transitional Resources’ Fall Fundraising Dinner & Auction @ Our Lady of Guadalupe's Parish Life Center
    8. 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
    9. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    10. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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      The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
    11. 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
  4. Sep
    26
    Fri
    2014

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

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

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      7:30 am
      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
      10:00 am – 1:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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      Tech help @ West Seattle (Southwest) Library
    3. Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Films

      Burke’s Bijou
      Friday Afternoon at the Movies

      Showing 1:00 pm to 3 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. Suggested donation $1-$2.

      Fri. Oct. 3: Madame Curie (1943)
      - Greer Carson, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Walker – 124m

      Fri. Oct. 10: Adventure (1945)
      - Greer Garson, Clark Gable, Joan Blondell – 125m

      Fri. Oct. 17: Mrs. Parkington (1944)
      - Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead – 124m

      Fri. Oct. 24: Strange Lady in Town (1953)
      - Greer Garson, Dana Andrews, Lois Smith – 112m

      Fri. Oct. 31: Sunrise at Campobello (1960)
      - Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn – 143m

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      Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. Family Friday Bowl-a-Rama fundraiser @ West Seattle Bowl
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      From Hope Lutheran School:

      Come join us for a fun night of bowling at West Seattle Bowl September 26th from 4 pm to 6 pm! All are welcome to join in; either sign up by calling the school office at 206-935-8500 or show up the night of and pay at the door. Hope has rented out the entire facility (32 lanes!,) so bring your friends and family and bowl some strikes!

      Admission is $20 per bowler—this includes pizza, pop, shoe rental and unlimited bowling.

      All proceeds benefit the Hope Lutheran Middle School Washington D.C. enrichment program. Thank you for your support!

      Family Friday Bowling Flyer

      bowl-a-rama sign-up sheet

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      Family Friday Bowl-a-Rama fundraiser @ West Seattle Bowl
    5. Chat with Chas @ Various WS locations
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      City Council candidate Chas Redmond, former chair of the City Neighborhood Council, will be available to meet and talk with neighbors in his West Seattle and South Park communities during a series of “Chat with Chas” coffee shop events scheduled throughout the month. Chas has filed his paperwork with the Public Disclosure Commission and the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission to run as a City Council candidate for District 1, to represent West Seattle and South Park. The Chat with Chas events are open to any individuals or groups who would like a chance to sit and talk with Redmond and will take place on:

      September 26, Friday 5 pm to 7 pm
      - Morgan Junction area at Caffe Ladro, 7011 California Ave SW.

      Those interested in learning more about Chas Redmond and Chas’ history of community engagement can visit his website “westseattle4chas.org” or like his FaceBook page “www.facebook.com/westseattle4chas.”

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      Chat with Chas @ Various WS locations
    6. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    7. Freeway Park w/special guests perform @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
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      Freeway Park – with special guests – performs live at The Benbow Room on Friday September 26th.

      9 pm, $5

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    8. 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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    9. The Takedowns perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      The Takedowns (formerly Flat 5) perform live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:00 pm, Friday September 26th.

      Another great night of irresistible old school R&R, Funk and Soul.

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  5. Sep
    27
    Sat
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    3. Drug Take-Back Day @ SPD Southwest Precinct
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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      SPD is having another DEA-sponsored Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 27th, from 10 am-2 pm at the Southwest Precinct.

      West Seattle community members can simply bring their unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications to the Southwest Precinct for safe–and anonymous– disposal. Simply bring them to the Southwest Precinct during the aforementioned date and time and your precinct desk officer will do the rest. Any type of prescription and or over the counter medications are acceptable collections. If liquid, please ensure that the lids are tight. Please note that intra-venous solutions, injectibles, syringes, or medical waste are not collectable items.

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    4. The Monster Dash Registration Party @ West Seattle Runner
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Tim and Lori of West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) will be hosting a registration party for the West Seattle Monster Dash in their store on Saturday September 27th, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

      The Monster Dash is a chip-timed 5k and kid’s fun run through Lincoln Park on the Saturday before Halloween. 100% of proceeds go to support high quality, low cost preschool education through the South Seattle College Cooperative Preschool Program.

      Registering in person saves you $3 off the online registration fee!

      As an added bonus, West Seattle Runner is offering 10% off all in-store purchases to anyone that registers that day. What a deal!!

      West Seattle Runner is on the corner of California and Charleston, 2nd floor.

      3727 California Ave
      Suite 2-A
      Seattle, WA 98116
      206-938-0545

      More information on the Monster Dash can be found here:
      http://westseattlemonsterdash.blogspot.com/

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    5. Family Field Day ‘Picnic in the Park’ @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Nature Consortium invites you to a community picnic and field day in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. This is a special event for all of our West Seattle neighbors to come together and celebrate our beautiful local forest. We will have live music, a scavenger hunt, art activities, and guided hikes through the forest. Bring a picnic, snacks will be provided.

      Picnic in the Park
      Saturday, September 27, 11 am–2 pm
      West Duwamish Greenbelt
      (accessible via the south parking lot at South Seattle College, or at the trail head at 14th Ave SW & SW Holly St)

      Did You Know?

      Located in the Delridge area of West Seattle, The West Duwamish Greenbelt is the largest remaining forest in the city of Seattle at over 500 acres. That means you don’t have to travel outside of the city to enjoy the great outdoors.

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt provides many benefits for the environment and the community. Bald eagles, hawks, foxes, salamander, and other local wildlife rely on the habitat this greenbelt provides.

      The plants in the forest help to reduce storm water runoff, filter pollutants in the water, and reduce erosion. As these plants absorb carbon dioxide and other pollutants from the air, they also improve air quality and help reduce the effects of global warming.

      And the best part? You don’t have to travel out of the city to experience the great outdoors. Urban forests like the West Duwamish Greenbelt are important community spaces that increase our city’s natural beauty and make the natural world accessible for everyone to enjoy.

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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. Vietnamese storytime @ Delridge Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

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

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

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    11. Confucius Institute 10th Anniversary Celebration @ Chief Sealth International High School
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Confucius Institutes!

      Experience China without leaving Seattle! Join the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington (CIWA) on September 27, 2014 to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Confucius Institutes worldwide. We will participate in a global celebration of Chinese language and culture with games, performances, and fun.

      Many activities:
      ~ Watch Lion Dancers and Kung Fu Performance
      ~ Make Traditional Chinese dumplings
      ~ Chinese language classes
      ~ Tea ceremony
      ~ Take photos with a Terracotta Warrior
      ~ Learn beautiful Chinese calligraphy
      …and more!

      Help us with planning by registering at:
      http://confucius.washington.edu/event/ci-day

      Saturday, September 27
      1:00 pm–4:00 pm
      Chief Sealth International High School
      2600 SW Thistle St, Seattle WA 98126

      IT’S FREE!

      1:00 – 3:00 | Chinese Tea House, Chinese refreshments, dumpling making, photos with the Xi’an Terracotta Warrior statue, and more

      1:15 – 2:00 | Chinese Calligraphy Stroke Jigsaw

      1:15 – 2:00 | China in My Eyes panel discussion

      1:15 – 2:15 | Chinese language class for kids

      1:30 – 2:30 | Online HSK Demo (Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì Chinese Proficiency Test)

      1:45 – 2:45 | Chinese language class

      2:00 – 2:45 | Peking Opera Demonstration

      2:00 – 2:45 | Experience Chinese Poems

      3:00 – 4:00 | Chinese Cultural Performance in the Auditorium
      featuring the Franklin High School Chinese Lion Dancers, Seattle Chinese Girls’ Drill Team, Peking Opera, Kung Fu demonstrations, and more.

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    12. Seattle Writes: What’s So Funny? Writing Humor for Kids @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      On Saturday, September 27, 2014, 2–4 pm, come to the West Seattle (Admiral) Library for a hands-on workshop to examine how to use humor effectively in crafting children’s novels. Registration is required.

      We’ll examine the theories of why people find humor in what they do, how child development affects the reader’s sense of humor, and how anybody can learn different humor techniques to ease tension, convey character, move a story along, and make readers laugh (in a good way).

      Before becoming a children’s book writer, Instructor Kim Baker worked as a children’s crisis counselor and elementary school teacher. Her middle grade novel debut, PICKLE (Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan Children’s Publishing) was one of the New York Public Library’s Best Books for Reading and Sharing, a finalist for the 2013 Children’s Choice Awards, and the recipient of the 2013 Crystal Kite West award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).

      Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Please call Quick Information at 206-386-4636 or any Library branch.

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    13. Simon Lynge performs @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Saturday, September 27th, 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall:

      “Simon is a fascinating man and an amazing talent all the way from Greenland. He’s an Inuit Scandinavian and he plays beautiful, beautiful music. You’ll hear a lot more of him in the future, I am sure.” – Sally Taylor, BBC. Please visit www.simonlyngemusic.com for more information.

      $20 general and $18 seniors and students. No table seating.

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

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

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    15. In Cahoots, Post Adolescence perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Saturday September 27th at 9 pm at Skylark Café & Club: In Cahoots, Post Adolescence perform live.

      $7/21+

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    16. 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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    17. Matt The Hoopla, The Wiled perform @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Matt The Hoopla, and The Wiled perform live at The Benbow Room on Saturday September 27th.

      9 pm, $5

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    18. The Five Buck Band – Trio performs @ The Cask
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The Five Buck Band – Trio performs live at The Cask (WSB sponsor) Saturday September 27th, 9–11 pm.

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    19. Chloroformula performs @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Chloroformula performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:30 pm Saturday September 27th.

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  6. Sep
    28
    Sun
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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    6. Rain Garden Festival @ West Seattle Nursery & Garden Center
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Visit the West Seattle Nursery on September 28th from 1-4 pm to learn about rain gardens and the Rainwise Rebates program (WSB sponsor). You’ll be able to find out what your property might be eligible for, meet contractors, get info on the 12,000 Rain Gardens Campaign, plants and more! We hope to see you there! Call 206-477-5528 if you have questions.

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    7. ‘Keep High Point Green’ planting party
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      PLANTING PARTY
      September 28
      2-4 pm
      31st Ave SW and SW Bataan St.

      Keep High Point Green invites you to plant shrubs and flowers around the basketball court next to Neighborhood House.

      This unique event is designed to bring our diverse community together to learn more about organic gardening practices and get to know each other, too! Everyone is welcome.

      We provide
      -Plants from the Village Green Nursery
      -Instruction by the Garden Hotline with hands-on tips about how to plant
      and garden without using chemical fertilizers
      -Live interpretation in Somali, Khmer and Vietnamese
      -Infant and childcare
      -Activities for school aged children
      -Snacks and prizes
      -Tools, gloves and knee pads

      A note to Seahawks fans: Sept 28th is a by-day, so put your 12th Man energy to work in the community. Come dig a hole or cheer the rest of us on!

      This event is supported by Seattle Public Utilities, the High Point Neighborhood Association, the Garden Hotline and a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

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    8. Vinyl Countdown Live Auction Benefit for A.A.R.F. @ Feedback Lounge
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Come party and bid at the Vinyl Countdown Live Auction Benefit for A.A.R.F., at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) Sunday September 28th at 2 pm. Learn about Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation at their website!

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    9. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    10. Chocolate Tasting @ X GYM
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      X GYM is hosting a free chocolate tasting event on Sunday, September 28th 4 pm.

      What: Chocolate Tasting

      When: Sunday, September 28th 4PM

      Where: X GYM Alki, 3213 Harbor Ave SW

      Details:
      We’ve been slaving away in our test kitchen to create delicious fat burning delicacies and we can’t wait for you to taste them and let us know what you think. Yeah, it sounds too good to be true. So, come taste for yourself!

      You’ll actually BURN FAT by eating delicious chocolates, desserts and mouth-watering main dishes. Free!

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    11. Trivia Night @ West Seattle Brewing Company
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

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

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    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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  7. Sep
    29
    Mon
    2014

    1. Mobile blood drive @ Macdonald-Miller Facility Solutions, Inc.
      7:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be parked in the upper SE parking lot at Macdonald-Miller Facility Solutions, Inc. on Monday September 29th from 7–10 am.

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

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    2. 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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    3. Opening Reception for ‘Being Human’ art exhibition @ South Seattle College
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Art

      At South Seattle College (WSB sponsor):

      The South Seattle College Art Gallery Presents the Opening Reception for Being Human
      September 29, 2014
      with Guest Curator Kathy Liao of Seattle University

      Being Human with Kathy Liao
      Opening Reception:
      Monday September 29th, 2014
      12:00 Pm – 2:00 Pm

      Curated by University of Washington School of Art alum Kathy Liao, the show will “explore humanity in all of its shapes, shades and moods as well as the artists’ relationship with his or her subject,” according to Akiko Masker, South’s gallery coordinator. Works will be displayed from local artists Kimberly Trowbridge, Anne Petty, Eric Swangstu, Ryan Weatherly, Ryan Finnerty and Kathy Liao.

      A free opening reception with be held on Monday, Sept. 29, from 12-1 pm. Admission to the South Seattle College Art Gallery is always free and open to the public.

      Gallery Hours:
      Monday – Friday
      10:00am – 4:00pm
      (Hours are subject to change)

      Admission is always free and open to the public!

      Location: Jerry Brockey Center (Maps and Directions)

      Contact Name: Akiko Masker
      Email: Akiko.Masker@seattlecolleges.edu
      Phone: 206.934.5337

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

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

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    5. SHA rent-increase proposal public meeting @ High Point Community Center
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Seattle Housing Authority is asking for comments on their ‘Stepping Forward’ rent-increase proposal. You are invited to attend the public meeting to be held Sept. 29th, 6 pm at the High Point Community Center.

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      SHA rent-increase proposal public meeting @ High Point Community Center
    6. A Night of Comedy and Covers to Benefit Colton’s Army @ Skylark Café & Club
      6:45 pm – 11:45 pm

      Monday, September 29, 2014, 6:45 pm–11:45 pm at Skylark Café & Club:

      A Night of Comedy & Covers to benefit Colton’s Army
      Hosted by Jackie Cunningham of Click 98.9

      Featuring:
      Brian Moote of Click 98.9 (Comedian)
      Dylan Jakobsen (Musician)
      Anthony Calderon (Comedian)
      Tony Narvaez (Musician)

      Tickets online here

      All Ages // $13

      Doors @ 6 pm
      Show @ 6:45 pm

      All proceeds will be donated to Colton Matter to help with Medical Bills and/or to advance research on Leukemia Cure.

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    7. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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    8. Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Karaoke on Monday nights at The Benbow Room.

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

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    9. 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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    10. 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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  8. Sep
    30
    Tue
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

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

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

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

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

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

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    3. Annual Quilt Show and Luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:45 am – 2:00 pm

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Annual Quilt Show and Luncheon
      Tuesday, September 30, 2014
      Suggested donation $6

      Lunch begins at 11:45 am
      Quilt show starts at 12:30pm

      Come join us as our quilters club presents a beautiful display and presentations on each quilt! This year’s raffle quilt is currently on display in reception area.

      Buy your raffle tickets early!
      Proceeds benefit SCWS

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

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

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

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

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    5. Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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

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    6. Zarni De Wet performs @ Salty’s on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring singer/songwriter and pianist Zarni De Wet.

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum.

      When: Tuesday September 30th, 5:30–8:30 pm.

      Zarni is an artist originally from South Africa, now creating a buzz in Seattle with her keyboard skills, honest lyrics and memorable melodies.

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    7. 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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    8. West Seattle Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation group offers meditation sessions on Tuesday evenings in West Seattle across from the Delridge Community Center and Skatepark. Whether you are new to meditation or are an old hand, and regardless of your religious affiliation, you are welcome to join us!

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

      On-going Series (every Tuesday evening)

      6:30-7:15 PM: Meditation (including instruction)
      7:15-7:30 PM Tea and Social Time
      7:30-8:00 PM: Guest Speaker or Group Discussion

      Note that occasionally there may be a change in the schedule – so it’s
      always good to check the calendar (http://seattle.shambhala.org/monthly-calendar/) before you come, to be sure we are meeting on any given Tuesday. West Seattle Shambhala also offers specific introductory classes from time to time, which will appear in the calendar, and in the general listing of introductory classes.

      Cost:
      None. Donations are appreciated to help cover the cost of rent for our space at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

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

      Parking:
      There’s plenty of free parking!! Youngstown has a parking lot on the north side of the building. There’s also street parking and spaces across the street at the Delridge Skatepark.

      Public Transportation:
      Youngstown is a short walk from the #50, #120, and #125 bus lines. You can also use Google Maps (to do so, click on ‘directions’, enter your starting address, then choose the public transit option), or Metro’s Trip Planner, to figure out the best bus route.

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

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

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

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

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    10. The Cody Rentas Band performs @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesday September 30th, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), The Cody Rentas Band performs at the BLUES TO DO weekly live event.

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

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    11. Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
      8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Trivia games each Tuesday night at The Benbow Room.

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

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    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.

      “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 Lady Leah @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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  9. Oct
    1
    Wed
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

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    2. Clinic Collection Competition for WS Food Bank donations
      9:00 am – 6:00 pm

      For the third year in a row, Sound Physical Therapy has challenged other clinics in West Seattle to a Clinic Collection Competition to celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. All month long this October, each clinic will collect food and at month’s end, West Seattle Food Bank will weigh the donation and announce who “won.” Last year, the 6 clinics which participated collected a total of 1185 pounds of food. Even if you’re not a patient, stop by the nearest clinic and drop off a donation!

      Participating clinics

      1. Sound Physical Therapy
      2. Life in Balance
      3. BioJunction Sports
      4. SW Hand Therapy
      5. Highline PT
      6. Kinetic PT

      West Seattle Food Bank wish list:

      http://www.westseattlefoodbank.org/help-end-hunger/donate-food/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Halloween Costume Swap @ Three Little Birds
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      From Jennifer Young at Three Little Birds:

      It’s a really cool opportunity for parents in the community to swap out Halloween costumes. We are doing a Costume Swap Event Wednesday October 1st from 1-5pm. Parents can bring in their old costumes that they no longer need, and trade them for one that they do.

      “Mark your calendars and save the date for our 1st Annual Halloween Costume Swap! Come to the store from 1-5pm on Wednesday October 1st. Bring any costumes you no longer need and swap with other families for some you do. Still can’t find the one you want? We have plenty of great ones for sale. Fun right? See you all there…”

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    9. Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Terry’s Matinee Treats
      Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

      Showing 1:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. Suggested donation $1-$2.

      Wed. Sept. 17: Flowing Gold (1940)
      - Frances Farmer, John Garfield, Pat O’Brien – 82m

      Wed. Sept. 24: The Efficency Expert (1992)
      - Anthony Hopkins, Russell Crowe, Toni Collette – 85m, PG

      Wed. Oct. 1: Mrs. Brown (1997)
      - Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Gerard Butler – 103m, PG

      Wed. Oct. 8: Burton & Taylor (2013)
      - Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter, Greg Hicks – 90m, TV-14

      Wed. Oct. 15: Valley of Decision (1945)
      - Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Robert Preston – 119m

      Wed. Oct. 22: The Law and the Lady (1941)
      - Greer Garson, Michael Wilding, Marjorie Main – 104m

      Wed Oct. 29: Scandal at Scourie (1953)
      - Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead – 90m

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    10. “Chinese corner” language and culture classes @ Seattle Chinese Garden
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Learn basic Mandarin Chinese conversation and culture in a fun, relaxed environment with our experienced Chinese teachers and student assistants at the Seattle Chinese Garden. Participate in activities for all ages like playing mah jong, painting, and talking about food! 6 sessions are from 4 to 5:30 pm on 9/3, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, and 11/12.

      Location:
      Seattle Chinese Garden, Chan center 6000 16th Ave SW Seattle, WA 98106

      Date/Time Information:
      10/1, 10/15, 10/29, and 11/12 in 2014 (Wednesdays)
      Sessions are from 4 to 5:30 pm

      Register here.

      Fees/Admission:
      Free but donations are welcome.

      Contact Information:
      206-934-5219

      The Chinese garden is located at South Seattle Community College campus (WSB sponsor), north end, 6000 16th Ave SW in Seattle.

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    11. ‘Yes on 594′ phone bank event @ Alki UCC
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Join us for one or more phone banks held through October every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Alki UCC, 6115 SW Hinds, just two blocks from Alki Beach.

      Training materials, snacks, and lively conversations are provided. Please bring a mobile phone and a laptop, if possible.

      We need your help to ensure that more than 1.2 million voters vote YES for 594 this November!

      RSVP to pamela@wagunresponsibility.org, or call (206) 437-8362.

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

      From West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor):

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

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

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

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

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    13. 1st Wednesday Reiki Circle @ NW Ayurveda
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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

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

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

      *No August 2014 meeting*

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

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    15. Jim Page performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Jim Page performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Wednesday October 1st, 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

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

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

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    17. Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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

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

      Sign-up begins at 7:30 pm. Music starts at 8:00 pm.

      You must be present in person to sign up for an open mic slot. The only exception is bands on tour who have made arrangements in advance for a particular time.
      Additional details here.

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    18. West Seatttle Soul featuring Rippin Chicken @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Rippin Chicken performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 8:00 pm, Wednesday October 1st.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

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

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  10. Oct
    2
    Thu
    2014

    1. Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Legal Assistance from Attorneys with Elder Law & Estate Planning Experience

      Attorney: John Llewellyn
      Thursdays, October 2 and October 16
      Time: Appointments start at 10:00 am
      Appointments: 206-932-4044 ext. 1
      Cost: FREE 20 Minute Consultations

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    2. Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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

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

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    4. 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
    5. Nature Thursday Afternoons at Camp Long
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

      What is Community Orchard of West Seattle?

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

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

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

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    7. Jackie Pock performs @ Salty’s on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring acoustic singer/songwriter Jackie Pock.

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum.

      When: Thursday October 2nd, 5:30–8:30 pm.

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    8. West Seattle Story Weavers workshop series begins @ Southwest Library
      5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

      THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS ‘WEST SEATTLE STORY WEAVERS’ WORKSHOPS IN OCTOBER

      Learn the basic elements of a great short story, write your own first draft, share feedback and encouragement with fellow writers all in three weeks! Registration is required. Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

      Classes are beginner level. Students should plan to attend all 3 classes (Thursday October 2, Thursday October 9, and Thursday October 16, 5:45-7:45 pm). This workshop series is presented in partnership with West Seattle Story Weavers. Visit their Facebook page to find the title of the short story you are required to read: www.facebook.com

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required.

      https://www.facebook.com/WestSeattleStoryWeavers

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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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      Contemplative Worship service @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
    10. ‘Read the Koran in 4 Weeks’ classes begin @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      October 2, 9, 16, 23 (7:00–9:00 pm). READ THE KORAN IN FOUR WEEKS, First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 935-6530, www.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
    11. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    12. Chad Knight performs @ The Cask
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Chad Knight performs at The Cask (WSB sponsor) Thursday October 2nd, 8–10 pm.

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      Chad Knight performs @ The Cask
    13. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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    14. 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
  11. Oct
    3
    Fri
    2014

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

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

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    2. Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Films

      Burke’s Bijou
      Friday Afternoon at the Movies

      Showing 1:00 pm to 3 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. Suggested donation $1-$2.

      Fri. Oct. 3: Madame Curie (1943)
      - Greer Carson, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Walker – 124m

      Fri. Oct. 10: Adventure (1945)
      - Greer Garson, Clark Gable, Joan Blondell – 125m

      Fri. Oct. 17: Mrs. Parkington (1944)
      - Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead – 124m

      Fri. Oct. 24: Strange Lady in Town (1953)
      - Greer Garson, Dana Andrews, Lois Smith – 112m

      Fri. Oct. 31: Sunrise at Campobello (1960)
      - Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn – 143m

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    3. Click! Design That Fits 10 year anniversary
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Celebrate with Click! Design That Fits (WSB sponsor):

      Ten Year Anniversary Party and Sale
      This Friday, October 3, you’re invited to a special event celebrating ten years of Click! Design That Fits!

      Drop in between 5 and 9 pm; we’ll be serving up snacks and beverages and offering some special discounts (10% off everything, 20% off one item). Everyone who shows up will be entered in a drawing to win a Fatboy bean bag chair.

      If you can’t make it to the party, don’t worry: we’re celebrating 10 years with 10% off all purchases Friday through Sunday.

      THANK YOU all so much for being the best customers any shop could ever ask for. Your love of what we love is why we love what we do.

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    4. Words, Writers & West Seattle: Poet Susan Rich @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The public is invited to this FREE series from 5–7 pm at Barnes & Noble/Westwood Village.
      Poet and writer Susan Rich is featured on October 3rd, 2014:

      Words, Writers & West Seattle Presents Poet/Writer Susan Rich recently published “Cloud Pharmacy” and was featured at Sept. 5th First Friday event sponsored by Southwest Seattle Historical Society.

      Susan Rich’s “Cloud Pharmacy” is an “intelligent and observant collection” of poems, some inspired by the nineteenth-century photographer Hannah Maynard. She explores the passions of romantic love and fire, memory, needs, self-regard and grief in this work. As Rich herself says,”the interior world opens/lightly….but it doesn’t stay there.” The result is wonderfully strange and unsettling.

      The public is invited to this FREE series from 5–7 pm at Barnes & Noble/Westwood Village.

      Described as a “deep, mindful thinker and a lover of language,” Rich is the author of several essays and of four collections of poetry: Cloud Pharmacy, The Alchemist’s Kitchen, named a finalist for the Foreword Prize and the Washington State Book Award, Cures Include Travel, and The Cartographer’s Tongue, winner of the PEN USA Award for Poetry. She will discuss her process of writing based on historical figures.

      Rich’s poems have appeared in many national and international journals including the Harvard Review, Poetry Ireland Review, and TriQuarterly. Along with Jared Hawkley and Brian Turner, Susan is the co-editor of The Strangest of Theatres: Poets Crossing borders, a selection of themed travel essays for poets who want to travel, it was published by McSweeney’s and the Poetry Foundation in 2013.

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    5. The Drew Medak Trio at HPIC’s Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      At the Highland Park Improvement Club Friday, October 3rd, doors open at 6 pm:

      There will be jazz performed by the Drew Medak Trio. DJ Evan will be spinning Bossa Nova & Acid Jazz.

      Draft beer, wine and special cocktail Smooth Spirit Lifter (with vodka and harmonious trio of flavors: grapefruit, ginger and a hint of raspberry)! As always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well.

      Draft beer, wine and special cocktail Lynchburg Lemonade! As always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well.

      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.

      Highland Park Improvement Club
      1116 SW Holden
      Seattle, WA 98106
      www.hpic1919.org
      206-762-9825
      An all-volunteer neighborhood organization

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    6. Mark Gilday Jr. performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Mark Gilday Jr. performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday October 3rd, 7–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Mark Gilday Jr. is a singer/songwriter from New Hampshire with an intense live performance that demands the undivided attention from his audience. His music combines heartbreakingly honest lyricism with memorable melodies reminiscent of indie/folk/punk artists like The Mountain Goats, Manchester Orchestra, Kevin Devine, The Front Bottoms, and Bright Eyes.

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      Mark Gilday Jr. performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    7. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    8. Black Bone Exorcism, Thread The Sky perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Friday October 3rd at 9 pm enjoy live metal music at Skylark Café & Club featuring Black Bone Exorcism, Thread The Sky, and Tides of Malice.

      9 pm / 21+

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      Black Bone Exorcism, Thread The Sky perform @ Skylark Café & Club
    9. Karaoke Friday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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      Karaoke Friday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village
    10. Scott M.X. Turner performs @ The Cask
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Scott M.X. Turner performs live at The Cask (WSB sponsor) Friday October 3rd, 9–11 pm.

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      Scott M.X. Turner performs @ The Cask
    11. Rafael Tranquilino Band performs @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:59 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The Rafael Tranquilino Band performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:30 pm, Friday October 3rd.

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      Rafael Tranquilino Band performs @ Feedback Lounge
  12. Oct
    4
    Sat
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

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

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

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    3. Earthquake home retrofit class @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Is your home ready for an earthquake? Come to this class at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library on Saturday, October 4, 2014, 11 am–1 pm and learn how to evaluate your home to determine if it qualifies for the City of Seattle’s standard earthquake retrofitting plan. Registration is required.

      Experienced home retrofit instructors will instruct you on what tools are needed, some building techniques, the City’s free plan set and the permit process.

      This introductory class provides information on how to seismically secure your home to its foundation (especially for houses built before 1980). The class is designed for all homeowners, whether you’re planning to do the work yourself or hire a qualified contractor.

      This class is free. Registration is required. To sign up, email snap@seattle.gov or call 206‐233‐5076.

      This workshop is presented in partnership with the Seattle Office of Emergency Management and Seattle Department of Planning and Development.

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    4. 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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    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. 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)
    7. Vietnamese storytime @ Delridge Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

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

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    8. Barton Street P-Patch Fall Festival @ Barton Street P-Patch
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Barton Street P-Patch is hosting a Fall Festival on Saturday October 4th, noon to 4 pm:

      Join us – bring family, friends and neighbors! Learn about your community garden!

      We are firing up the oven for wood-fired pizza!

      ~ Mural Dedication
      ~ Pizza-Making
      ~ Music
      ~ Potluck
      ~ Garden Activities for Kids
      ~ Homemade Fruit and Custard Dessert Pies Available For Donations — Baked by Your Local P-Patch Gardener!

      Bring your own toppings and cutlery for pizza, slices will be available for donations.

      Barton Street P-Patch is a trash free site; pack it in pack it out.

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    9. 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
    10. West Seattle Solar Tour @ Various locations
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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      Categories: Tours

      Free self-guided tour of local solar installations, noon-4 pm – map of locations here.

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      West Seattle Solar Tour @ Various locations
    11. Spiders of the Duwamish @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      WHAT: Spiders of the Duwamish

      WHEN: October 4, 2–4 pm

      Explore the “Web of Life” along Chief Seattle’s Duwamish River. Talk at Longhouse followed by walk at nearby Herring House Park. Naturalist, Ken Timmons. Co-sponsored by the Seattle Parks and Recreation and 4Culture. Free admission & parking.

      https://www.facebook.com/events/1539185606313943/

      WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center

      206.431.1852, dts@qwestoffice.net, www.duwamishtribe.org

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      Spiders of the Duwamish @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
    12. Manhattan Short Film Festival @ Admiral Theater
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Films

      West Seattle’s Admiral Theater will once again be the exclusive Seattle theater who will allow film lovers in Seattle to unite with an audience of over 100,000 film buffs in over 250 cities across 6 continents when the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th at 4 pm. This is the festival that allows viewers all over the world to choose the winner.

      Tickets are only $10.00 and can be purchased at the Admiral Theater starting Friday, October 3rd.

      This year, the festival received over entries from over 48 countries. From those 598 film entries, 10 short films have been chosen by professional producers, directors, and actors but, the screening audience chooses the ultimate winner. The festival screens all across the world during the week of September 26 through October.

      Audiences at each venue are handed a voting card and asked to choose the one film they think is best. Votes are tallied and sent through to Manhattan Short’s headquarters and the winner will be announced on Monday, October 6.

      MANHATTAN SHORT is a wonderful opportunity to see the next generation of feature filmmakers from around the world!

      To see this year’s trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Jw-p3mwlyo.

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    13. ‘Black Tie Bingo’ fundraising dinner & auction for The Mount @ Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel
      5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      West Seattle’s Providence Mount St. Vincent’s fund-raising event takes place Saturday October 4, 2014:

      The 14th Annual Black Tie Bingo at Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel in downtown Seattle, a fund-raising event featuring a silent auction and wine grab, dinner, a dessert dash, and of course Bingo games with fabulous prizes.

      The proceeds from this evening of fun and friends will benefit the residents and programs of Providence Mount St. Vincent. This popular event is a grand celebration of the Mount community and continues to sell out year after year.

      Doors open at 5:00 pm for the silent auction and wine grab.
      Dinner served at 6:45 pm followed by our popular Dessert Dash!

      Snazzy cocktail attire & good humor a must! (Tuxedos welcome, but not required.) It’s fun, festive and fabulous!

      Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014
      Location: Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel

      Registration info here.

      New This Year — Overnight stay at the Marriott — The Marriott will be offering a special rate for Black Tie Bingo guests!

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    14. Family Fun Night @ Fauntleroy School House
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      FAMILY FUN NIGHT

      October 4, 2013, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm
      Fauntleroy School House, bottom floor

      ~ Free Event with Live DJ Paul Thomson of Star 101.5!
      ~ with Hula Hoop contest, Specialty Dances, and more.

      ~ Bring your $$$ for Pizza Pop and Cookie, Silent Auction, Raffles, Cake walks, Face Painting are all to help raise funds to keep our Concert Dancers performing free of charge in the community!

      ~ Buy 10 raffle Tickets, get one free@ only $1 apiece!

      Any Donations to our Concert Dancers are tax deductable!

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    15. Bill Davie performs @ C&P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Singer/songwriter Bill Davie performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Saturday October 4th, 7 pm–9 pm.

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      Bill Davie performs @ C&P Coffee Company
    16. West Seattle Big Band’s Benefit Concert for the MS Society @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      West Seattle Big Band’s
      Dance MS
      2nd Annual Benefit Concert for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

      Hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks, Live and Silent Auctions.

      October 4th, 7–10 pm PM

      West Seattle Senior Center

      $15.00 recommended donation
      RSVP event@dancems.org

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      West Seattle Big Band’s Benefit Concert for the MS Society @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    17. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    18. Trio Pardalote – ‘Club Shostakovich’ @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Trio Pardalote returns to Kenyon Hall on Saturday, October 4th, 7:30 pm with another installment in its popular series exploring all fifteen of Shostakovich’s string quartets. Saturday’s program will open with British composer Henry Purcell’s Fantasy trios for three cellos, featuring the Hammill Family Trio (Rowena, Doug and Charmian). Violinist Blayne Barnes joins Trio Pardalote for the 12th of Shostakovich’s String Quartets, Opus 133 in D flat Major.

      Special guests from the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra join cellist Rowena Hammill for Benjamin Britten’s First String Quartet. This concert is sponsored by Classical KING FM. Please visit www.triopardalote.com for more information.

      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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    19. 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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    20. The Half Brothers, Sourmash Stevedores perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Saturday, October 4th at 9 pm: Enjoy an evening of live music at Skylark Café & Club featuring The Half Brothers, and Sourmash Stevedores.

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    21. Tim Scallion performs @ The Cask
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Tim Scallion performs live at The Cask (WSB sponsor) Saturday October 4th, 9–11 pm.

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    22. Off the Hook Band performs @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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      The Off the Hook Band performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:30 pm, Saturday October 4th.

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    23. ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at midnight @ Admiral Theater
      11:59 pm – 11:59 pm
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      Monthly – every first Saturday night of the month at midnight, shadow cast and all.

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  13. Oct
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    Sun
    2014

    1. West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      7:30 am – 7:30 am
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      The West Seattle adult/big kid soccer pickup game every Sunday morning is at Delridge Playfield (next to the Delridge Community Center). Men and women of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Bring a light and a dark shirt, a good attitude, and come get some exercise! On Facebook under “West Seattle Sunday Soccer.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    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. Blessing of the animals @ Peace Lutheran Church
      11:45 am – 12:45 pm

      A BLESSING OF ANIMALS/PETS IN HONOR OF ST. FRANCIS’ FEAST DAY

      Pastor Erik Kindem and Peace congregation offer an opportunity to bless your special companion/pet on Sunday, October 5 @ Peace Lutheran Church, 39th Ave SW and SW Thistle. The blessing will take place on the Westside Patio (8316 39th Ave SW) at the conclusion of worship (11:45am). Community invited!

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    6. “Blessing of the Animals” event @ West Seattle High School (parking lot)
      1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

      St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church will offer blessings for animals in the West Seattle High School parking lot next door (3000 California SW) at 1:00 pm on Sunday October 5th, 2014.

      “Blessing of the Animals” is an annual tradition around the Feast Day for St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals.

      The community is invited to bring all creatures great and small for this celebration and thanksgiving for the gift of animals. This is an annual event hosted by the people of St. John’s Episcopal Church in West Seattle.

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    7. Opening Reception for 23rd Annual 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase @ Southwest Library
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Visit the Southwest Library for the 23rd Annual Community Art showcase! The exhibit will be on display at the Southwest Branch from Sunday, Oct. 5 through Friday, Nov. 1. The 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase is a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit and artwork will not be offered for sale at the Library. Visitors interested in purchasing artwork will be referred to the artists.

      Artists Reception:
      Sunday, October 5, 2014, 2–3 pm
      This reception is a chance to discuss art with the artists in a low-key, friendly setting. Artists participating in the Showcase are encouraged to attend the reception.

      Coffee and dessert will be served at the reception.

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

      Library Hours:
      Mon: 10 am–8 pm
      Tue: 10 am–8 pm
      Wed: 10 am–8 pm
      Thu: 10 am–8 pm
      Fri: 10 am–6 pm
      Sat: 10 am–6 pm
      Sun: 1 pm–5 pm

      This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Southwest Library, a chapter of the Friends of the Seattle Public Library.

      For more information, call the branch at 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

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    8. The Hope Lutheran Church Choir’s “Gospel Sunday” music program @ Hope Lutheran Church
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Hope Lutheran Church Choir will host a “Gospel Sunday” program of choral and instrumental gospel and spiritual music at 2 pm, Sunday, October 5th, in the church sanctuary at 4456 42nd Ave. SW. Audience members will be encouraged to join the choir in singing some traditional gospel favorites, such as “Amazing Grace”, “When the Saints Go Marchin’ In”, and “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?”. This is a free event, and will be followed by a pie social in the church commons.

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    9. ‘Wine Tasting’ fundraiser for Furry Faces Foundation @ Ola Salon
      3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Save the date – October 5th from 3-6 pm! From Teri Ensley at Furry Faces Foundation:

      It’s a Wine Tasting! Here’s how it works:
      Each person brings a bottle of red or white wine. Upon arrival it is wrapped in foil and assigned a number, with the ‘type of wine’ written on it, e.g., Merlot (you need to remember the number of your bottle). Reds and whites are separated onto different tables. You walk about with your (F3 provided) wine glass, mingling with really cool people, pouring your own tastes. Write your thoughts on your (F3 provided) tasting card.

      At the end of the evening, you vote for your favorite wine of the evening and turn it in. We tally the votes. There will be a gift card prize for the #1 Red and the #1 White. There will be some nibbles and noshes, however, you may want to eat a good lunch ahead of time because if say 50 people attend…that’s 50 bottles of wine to taste!

      This event is to help raise the funds for Furry Faces Foundation’s 501(c)3* $800.00 application fee. We will have a suggested donation amount at our check in table…something reasonable like $10ish. It’s only suggested; not required to attend. The donation jar will not be on the check in table–it’ll be in some other, super cool place, so there is no pressure.

      * We are a Washington State Charity/non-profit and have decided to apply for our 501 (c) 3 status.

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    10. Joe Riedi performs @ C&P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Joe Riedi performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday, October 5th from 3–5 pm. More info from C & P:

      Joe Riedi; Jazz Guitar “Le Jazz Hot”A unique fresh approach to Jazz Guitar. Ballads, and up tempo, all with hi energy. Many different genres, From a James Bond medley, to an original entitled “Back to Bach”. And a blistering tempo Argentine tango “Tango for Django”.

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    11. The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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

      Northwest Premiere, 2010 Oliver Award Winner

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

      * contains strong language

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    12. WSB Forum Picnic! @ Lincoln Park Shelter 1
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Come picnic at Lincoln Park with West Seattle Blog Forum members – match names (handles) to faces! 3 pm Sunday, Shelter #1 at Lincoln Park. Hot dogs, pop, water provided…Bring some sort of potluck dish :)

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    13. Sunday Football on the big screens @ Feedback Lounge
      5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing Sunday Football on the big screens. Welcome Seahawks fans!

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

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    14. Red Moon Road performs @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Sunday, October 5th at 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall enjoy a live performance by Red Moon Road.

      Born in a storm on a wild Canadian lake, Red Moon Road came into its own on the trails between coast and coast. All credit goes to the chemistry, and to the magic that happens when the Winnipeg band’s two Daniels — jazz-trained Daniel Jordan and bilingual progressive-rock veteran Daniel Peloquin-Hopfner — strum up the strings to support twilight-voiced singer Sheena Rattai.

      From living rooms to folk fest stages, the three have charmed fans from coast to coast with their lush and lively take on modern roots, peppered always by bright stage banter, exquisite harmonies and masterfully told stories. For more information, please visit www.redmoonroad.com.

      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.

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

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    15. Trivia Night @ West Seattle Brewing Company
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      KJRW-West Seattle internet radio has partnered with West Seattle Trivial Entertainment to bring you Trivia at West Seattle Brewing Company Sunday nights at 7:30 pm. Topics include: Current Events, History, Pop Culture and more. It’s free to play. Prizes will be awarded.

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

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

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  14. Oct
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    Mon
    2014

    1. Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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      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. Monster Dash training runs begin @ Lincoln Park
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Monster Dash planning team is offering FREE couch-to-5k style training runs for those of you that want to support our preschools, but aren’t quite ready to run the full 3.1 miles. The 4-week plan starts 10/6.

      Group runs on Monday nights, 6:30 pm in Lincoln Park – meet in the south (zip-line) parking lot. More information on our website and facebook pages!

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    3. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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    4. Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Karaoke on Monday nights at The Benbow Room.

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

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    5. 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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    6. 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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  15. Oct
    7
    Tue
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

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

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

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

      Bring your baby and your blanket to our Baby Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! This fun, four-session program builds Early Literacy skills through books, songs and play. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

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

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    3. Tot Trek – Autumn Colors @ Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      10:30 am – 11:45 am

      When: Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 10:30–11:45am
      Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      Pre-Register: Yes
      Cost: $4 per person

      Adults, explore the wonders of nature with your toddler. Join us for a colorful celebration of fall in the forest. 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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    4. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

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

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

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

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

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

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    6. Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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

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

      West Seattle Community Orchestras rehearse weekly and welcome new members – students and adults – at any time. More information and registration/sign up links here.

      All rehearsals and classes begin on Tuesday, October 7th; register now on the website at WSCOrchestras.org. For more information check the website, email info@WSCOrchestras.org or phone 206-484-9110.

      Develop your musical skills as West Seattle Community Orchestras expands your opportunities for the fall session. There is a group for just about everyone!

      *NEW!* Wind Symphony (concert band) for students and adults, 6+ years’experience on woodwinds, brass, and percussion. Particularly in demand for this new group are trumpets, baritones, trombones, tubas, and saxophones.

      The group will be playing classic wind band/concert band favorites including Liberty Bell March, Flourish for Wind Band, and Overture for Winds.

      *NEW!* Student Beginning Strings Ensemble for students (3rd -12th) in first year of school participation or private lessons. This ensemble will enhance the learning students are already receiving in a fun, encouraging atmosphere.

      Debut Orchestra for students and adults early in their musical education

      Intermediate Orchestra for students and adults playing at approximately Middle School or early High School level

      Symphony Orchestra for students and adults ready for standard orchestra

      Highlights for this fall include a side-by-side Community Concert with the Seattle Symphony at Chief Sealth International High School on Friday, October 17th, and performing at the Fauntleroy Fall Festival on Sunday, October 19th.

      Adults can join the fun, too, whether brand new beginners or those looking to rejuvenate skills! Here is the opportunity to catch up with the kids in supportive, fun classes:

      Adult Beginning Strings Class for violin, viola, cello, and bass

      Adult Beginning Winds and Percussion Band Class for flute, clarinet, oboe, horn, trumpet, baritone, tuba, drums, and percussion

      Students participate free of charge in WSCO groups! Please check the website for adult fees. West Seattle Community Orchestras has been offering students and adults in the West Seattle area opportunities to play and perform great music for more than 10 years. Professional string coaches are supported through a partnership with Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and made possible with a Youth Arts Grant from Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture.

      Our annual Fall concerts are scheduled for December, also at Chief Sealth High School.

      All rehearsals and classes begin on Tuesday, October 7th; register now on the website at WSCOrchestras.org. For more information check the website, email info@WSCOrchestras.org or phone 206-484-9110.

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    8. Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council meeting @ Southwest Library
      6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

      10/7/2014 AGENDA

      6:15-6:45: Introductions & Community News; New Business: Westwood / Highland Park Urban Village

      6:45-7:00: Committee & Neighborhood Council Updates

      Metro Committee; Amanda Kay Helmick: Prop 1
      Infrastructure Committee, Chris Stripinis:
      Roxhill Park Committee: Grant update
      DNDC: Pablo or Amanda
      SWDC: Rory or Eric

      7:00-7:40: Seattle Public Utilities/Parks Department, Cheryl Eastberg: Update on Roxhill Bog Rehydration Project; Q&A

      7:40-7:45: Wrap Up: Breakdown the room; library locks up promptly at 8pm.

      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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    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 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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    11. West Seattle Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation group offers meditation sessions on Tuesday evenings in West Seattle across from the Delridge Community Center and Skatepark. Whether you are new to meditation or are an old hand, and regardless of your religious affiliation, you are welcome to join us!

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

      On-going Series (every Tuesday evening)

      6:30-7:15 PM: Meditation (including instruction)
      7:15-7:30 PM Tea and Social Time
      7:30-8:00 PM: Guest Speaker or Group Discussion

      Note that occasionally there may be a change in the schedule – so it’s
      always good to check the calendar (http://seattle.shambhala.org/monthly-calendar/) before you come, to be sure we are meeting on any given Tuesday. West Seattle Shambhala also offers specific introductory classes from time to time, which will appear in the calendar, and in the general listing of introductory classes.

      Cost:
      None. Donations are appreciated to help cover the cost of rent for our space at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

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

      Parking:
      There’s plenty of free parking!! Youngstown has a parking lot on the north side of the building. There’s also street parking and spaces across the street at the Delridge Skatepark.

      Public Transportation:
      Youngstown is a short walk from the #50, #120, and #125 bus lines. You can also use Google Maps (to do so, click on ‘directions’, enter your starting address, then choose the public transit option), or Metro’s Trip Planner, to figure out the best bus route.

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

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

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

      It is story time at the Delridge Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian, Miss Bea. For ages 3 and up.

      Tuesdays, 7 pm through December 9th (closed Nov. 11 for Veterans’ Day).

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

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    13. Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Sponsored by King County Bar Association
      Date: Tuesdays, October 7, 14 and 28
      Time: Appointments start at 7:00 pm
      Appointments: 206-267-7070
      Cost: Free

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    14. Open mic night @ The Cask
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      There will be an open mic with Alan Sobel at The Cask West Seattle (WSB sponsor) on Tuesday October 7th and 21st from 7-9 pm.

      Signup at 6:30 pm, open mic from 7-9 pm.

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    15. Public Health Café: The Quantified Self: Sharing your data for environmental health research @ Chaco Canyon Organic Café
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Public Health Café: The Quantified Self: Sharing your data for environmental health research

      Join us for Happy Hour, brief presentations by UW experts, Q&A. Free and open to all ages. No Science background required!

      Public Health Cafe
      Topic: The Quantified Self: Sharing your data for environmental health research
      When: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014, 7:00 to 8:30 pm
      Where: West Seattle Chaco Canyon Café
      Speaker: Prof. Edmund Seto, UW Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
      What else: Happy Hour with beer/wine/cider for $2.50
      This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required.

      Website:
      http://depts.washington.edu/ceeh/community/public-health-cafe.html
      Facebook:
      https://www.facebook.com/pages/Public-Health-Café/133919676733880

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    16. Blues To Do Live: Women in Blues @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesdays in October, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), enjoy the BLUES TO DO weekly live event.

      Throught October we’re dedicating each Tuesday night to Breast Cancer Awareness, featuring all-women hosted jam sessions in a series called Pink & Blues. This will be blues represented in all its hybrid forms, including jazz, R&B, soul, funk, roots, Americana and folk.

      We’ve invited special guest national touring artists and legacy artists, further providing opportunities for mentoring as well as representing a powerful statement with this remarkable women’s musical collective.

      Many of these outstanding ladies are lining up to play October’s Pink & Blues, including very talented women who have played together in the Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra/Mood Swings, including Morgan Gilkeson (SWJO, Mo’ Jam Mondays at Nectar), Beth Wulff (The Wulfftones), Michelle D’Amour (Michelle D’Amour and The Love Dealers), Annette Taborn (Blues In Schools and various bands), Lady Keys (Stardrums & Lady Keys), Antoinette Truzito (Antoinette & Mother Sponge), Alice Stuart (Alice Stuart and The Formerlies), Carolyn Graye (Cornish vocal coach and jazz band leader), Kim Archer (The Kim Archer Band), Patti Mey (Boneyard Preachers, Jeff & The Jet City Fliers, Swamp Mama Johnson and many more), Sylvia Rollins, Melanie Owens (The Groovetramps), Charlene Grant (Isaac Scott and other bands), and Erin Rubin-Tate (The Take Downs).

      “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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    17. Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
      8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Games

      Trivia games each Tuesday night at The Benbow Room.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  16. Oct
    8
    Wed
    2014

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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    4. 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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    5. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

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

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

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    6. Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Films

      Terry’s Matinee Treats
      Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

      Showing 1:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. Suggested donation $1-$2.

      Wed. Sept. 17: Flowing Gold (1940)
      - Frances Farmer, John Garfield, Pat O’Brien – 82m

      Wed. Sept. 24: The Efficency Expert (1992)
      - Anthony Hopkins, Russell Crowe, Toni Collette – 85m, PG

      Wed. Oct. 1: Mrs. Brown (1997)
      - Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Gerard Butler – 103m, PG

      Wed. Oct. 8: Burton & Taylor (2013)
      - Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter, Greg Hicks – 90m, TV-14

      Wed. Oct. 15: Valley of Decision (1945)
      - Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Robert Preston – 119m

      Wed. Oct. 22: The Law and the Lady (1941)
      - Greer Garson, Michael Wilding, Marjorie Main – 104m

      Wed Oct. 29: Scandal at Scourie (1953)
      - Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead – 90m

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    7. Acoustic live music @ Salty's on Alki
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring live acoustic music.

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum. Happy Hour specials are available 3-6 pm and 9-10 pm.

      When:
      Tuesday October 28th, 5:30–8:30 pm

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    8. West Seattle Singing Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The second Wednesday of the month, 5–6:30 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Do you love to sing? Are you a caregiver of someone who loves to sing or enjoys music? Join us for an informal sing along at the Senior Center of West Seattle.

      We will have a musical accompanist with us. Lyric sheets will be provided.

      Our goal is to create a choir that is ongoing and blossom into a fantastic group!

      Questions or RSVP: Holly McNeill, 206-932-4044 x 2
      FREE OF CHARGE AND ALL PEOPLE ARE WELCOME

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    9. ‘Yes on 594′ phone bank event @ Alki UCC
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Join us for one or more phone banks held through October every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Alki UCC, 6115 SW Hinds, just two blocks from Alki Beach.

      Training materials, snacks, and lively conversations are provided. Please bring a mobile phone and a laptop, if possible.

      We need your help to ensure that more than 1.2 million voters vote YES for 594 this November!

      RSVP to pamela@wagunresponsibility.org, or call (206) 437-8362.

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    10. Alma y Azúcar performs @ Salty’s on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring Latin and jazz favorites with Alma y Azúcar.

      Alma y Azucar features an exquisite and passionate selection of Latin and Jazz favorites. The band features Alma Villegas on lead vocals, Fred Hoadley on piano, Ricardo Guity on percussion, Steve Okimoto on bass and Steve Mostovoy on trumpet. Band leader, Alma Villegas started her professional music career in 2001 when she performed with two of Seattle’s most popular Latin salsa music ensembles. Her experiences in these two ensembles reconnected her to her youth in Mexico and led her to create a band that offered a more diverse selection Latin music. Alma’s lustful voice brings you an exquisite and passionate selection of Latin styles focusing on the traditional bolero (Latin ballad) and cha-chas, mid-tempo Latin jazz standards, a variety of Cuban rhythms and bossa novas. When you combine her vocals with her band, it is pure gold!

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum.

      When: Wednesday October 8th, 5:30–8:30 pm.

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    11. 34th District Democrats’ meeting @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

      October 8th meeting: King County Executive will attend our October 8th District meeting to discuss the continuing county revenue shortfall, the public health clinic in White Center, and to answer questions from members. We’ll also hear about get-out-the-vote plans, what happened at the recent State Committee meeting, and may consider endorsements and campaign contributions. More info on the agenda page.

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    12. Dave Ramsey’s ‘Financial Peace University’ class begins @ Hope Lutheran Church
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The nationally known Dave Ramsey’s personal money management class, Financial Peace University (FPU), is being hosted by Hope Lutheran Church of West Seattle and is open to the public. This is a 9-week course meeting once a week using video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities. FPU presents practical steps to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!

      FPU classes meet for an hour and a half each week on Wednesdays from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm beginning October 8, 2014. An information session will be provided on Wednesday, October 1st, at 7:00 pm. The class will be lead by Larry Koltz (206-932-8036) and Delores Kannas (206-937-6549).

      Class Location: Hope Lutheran Church, 4456 42nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

      Class registration fee: $93 for course materials and FPU online membership

      http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/24632/class/265094/atid/m_mi
      (click on this link to view an informational video)

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    13. Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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

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

      Sign-up begins at 7:30 pm. Music starts at 8:00 pm.

      You must be present in person to sign up for an open mic slot. The only exception is bands on tour who have made arrangements in advance for a particular time.
      Additional details here.

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    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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    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. Special guest appearance by Karaoke Host Gen. Loball. Monkey back guarantee! Taking “Humpday” to a whole new level!

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

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

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

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  17. Oct
    9
    Thu
    2014

    1. Yoga for the 50+ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle:


      NEW! Yoga for the 50 + with Anita Thompson
      Date & Time:
      Thursdays, 10-11 am
      Cost:
      $7/members, $10/non-members

      More challenging than Gentle Yoga, but suitable for beginners and those with yoga experience. Stretch, strengthen and de-stress all in one session. Bring your own mat, if possible. Drop-ins OK. If this class is not for you, the initial fee is refunded. Register at 206-932-4044 x 1.

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    2. Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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    3. $6 Hair Cuts! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

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    4. Port of Seattle Speaks at October WSCC Luncheon @ Jack Block Park
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      Terminal 5 & Other Port of Seattle News at WSCC October Luncheon!

      The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us as a member of the Port of Seattle Commission shares their insights about new port leadership, regional partnerships, and their vision for the future of the port. Included will be discussion on plans to make Terminal 5 “big ship ready,” collaboration with the Port of Tacoma, cleanup of the Lower Duwamish Waterway and investments at SeaTac Airport.

      The Port of Seattle is one of the region’s biggest economic engines providing 200,000 jobs and $7 billion in wages. Over the next 25 years, the port’s Century Agenda seeks to create an additional 100,000 jobs through economic growth while becoming the nation’s leading green and energy efficient port.

      Speaker: Stephanie Bowman

      October 9th, 2014
      11:30 am–1:00 pm

      Jack Block Park
      2130 Harbor Ave SW
      Seattle, WA 98126

      Fees/Admission:
      Based upon availability:
      Registration after Sept 8, 2014
      $30 for Members
      $40 for Non-Members

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

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

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    6. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

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

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

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    7. Southwest Youth and Family Resources Center Open House
      2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Southwest Youth and Family Services is hosting an Open House on October 9th from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. This is a FREE event for the whole family. We will be barbecuing and raffling off items! This is an opportunity for you to get to know the Resource Center and the services available to your family. Hope to see you there!

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

      What is Community Orchard of West Seattle?

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

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

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

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    10. Shuck Yeah Live Band perform @ Salty's on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring the Shuck Yeah Live Band.

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum.

      When:
      Thursday October 9th, 5:30–8:30 pm.

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    11. ‘Second Thursday OUT’ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: FYI

      Senior Center of West Seattle invites the LGBTQ community and their neighbors and friends to Second Thursday OUT on Thursday, October 9th at 6:00 pm. A no-host happy hour at the center will be followed by dinner at Talarico’s Pizzeria in the Alaska Junction. Questions? Call David at 932-8662.

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    12. 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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    13. West Seattle Artwalk: Willow & The Embers, and Parallel Jewelry trunkshow @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      During West Seattle Art Walk on Thursday, October 9th, 6 pm to 9 pm at Twilight Gallery and Boutique:
      Enjoy a trunkshowing from Parallel Jewelry, and live music by Willow & The Embers!

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      West Seattle Artwalk: Willow & The Embers, and Parallel Jewelry trunkshow @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
    14. 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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    15. Wine tasting, Art Walk & music @ C&P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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


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

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

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

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    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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  18. Oct
    10
    Fri
    2014

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

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

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    2. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

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

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

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    3. Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Films

      Burke’s Bijou
      Friday Afternoon at the Movies

      Showing 1:00 pm to 3 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. Suggested donation $1-$2.

      Fri. Oct. 3: Madame Curie (1943)
      - Greer Carson, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Walker – 124m

      Fri. Oct. 10: Adventure (1945)
      - Greer Garson, Clark Gable, Joan Blondell – 125m

      Fri. Oct. 17: Mrs. Parkington (1944)
      - Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead – 124m

      Fri. Oct. 24: Strange Lady in Town (1953)
      - Greer Garson, Dana Andrews, Lois Smith – 112m

      Fri. Oct. 31: Sunrise at Campobello (1960)
      - Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn – 143m

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    4. Fred Hoadly Trio performs @ Salty's on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring Latin jazz stylings of Fred Hoadly Trio.

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum. Happy Hour specials are available 3-6 pm and 9-10 pm.

      When:
      Friday October 10th, 5:30–8:30 pm

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    5. Wine tasting: Vin Du Lac Winery @ The Cask
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Wine tasting at The Cask (WSB sponsor) on Friday, October 10th. Chelan, Washington’s Vin Du Lac Winery will be here with tastings of their wines. The event is between 6–8 pm and costs $15 per person, which includes the wine tasting and shared appetizers.

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

      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday October 10th and 24th from 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

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

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

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

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    8. Don Miller performs @ The Cask
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Don Miller performs live at The Cask (WSB sponsor) Friday October 10th, 9–11 pm.

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

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

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    10. Surf Monkeys perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Friday October 10th, 9:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), enjoy live music featuring Surf Monkeys.

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    11. Trip Like Animals, The No Good Hearts perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Friday October 10th at 9 pm enjoy live Indie music at Skylark Café & Club featuring Trip Like Animals, The No Good Hearts, and Dirty Dirty.

      9 pm / $7 / 21+

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  19. Oct
    11
    Sat
    2014

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

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

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    2. Dakota Place Park cleanup work party
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      At Dakota Place Park (corner of California Ave SW and SW Dakota) on Saturday, October 11, from 9 am to noon.

      It¹s fantastic fun ­ it’s the Fall 2014 Dakota Place Park Work Party!
      It’s time to grab your gloves, a trowel or a shovel and join us for a work party.

      WHO: You, your family, and friends
      WHEN: 9 am – noon on Saturday, Oct. 11th
      WHERE: DAKOTA PLACE PARK
      WHAT TO BRING: shovels, rakes, trowels, gloves, wheelbarrows.

      LABEL ALL TOOLS!! And come prepared for the weather! We work either way. Join us for a morning of fun and community. Hope to see you at the park!

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

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

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

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

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

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    4. Washington Green Schools Day of Service at WSHS @ West Seattle High School
      9:30 am – 12:30 pm

      West Seattle High School was chosen by Washington Green Schools as 2014 recipient for a STATE-WIDE DAY OF SERVICE! On October 11, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, around 50 WGS volunteers, including highly-skilled gardeners and carpenters, will converge upon West Seattle High School’s planting areas to help us improve and beautify our rain garden, and our flower and edibles beds (on the Southeast side of our building, right off Walnut Street). They will also work with us on the Steps at Stevens Project on the California Avenue side of our building, clearing an area around the school sign, and planting some beautiful trees near the parking lot!

      In addition to fifty dedicated and talented volunteers, WGS is supplying arborist chips, lumber, and delicious refreshments. They are donating their superlative work to us, asking only that some of our students, staff, and families come out and join the garden and grounds beautification fun! There will be cameras aplenty! So, please come out with us on October 11, smile and say, ‘GREEN SCHOOLS!’

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

      From the North Delridge Neighborhood Council:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

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

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

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    7. Pumpkin Junction 2014 tasting event begins @ The Beer Junction
      11:00 am – 11:45 pm

      At the Beer Junction in West Seattle:

      As we start heading into fall we’ve chosen the dates for our 3rd annual Pumpkin Junction fest! This year it will be Saturday October 11th through Sunday October 19th. It promises to be 9 days of 25 plus rotating handles of pumpkin beers, ciders, and meads, plus lots of fun events occurring throughout the fest. We’ll announce more details as we get closer.

      Hours:
      Sunday to Thursday: 11 am to 10 pm
      Friday/ Saturday: 11 am to Midnight

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    8. South Seattle College Plant Sale
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Plant sale at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor):

      Join us!
      Garden Center at South

      Fall is Planting Time!
      25% off original prices
      Nice selection of plants at great prices!

      Saturday October 11th
      Open 11 am to 3 pm

      South Seattle College
      6000 16th Ave SW
      find us: http://www.southseattle.edu/campus/map.htm – north end

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    14. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

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

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

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    15. Siolo Thompson “The Linestrider Codex” art opening @ Twilight Gallery & Boutique
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Art

      Siolo Thompson
      The Linestrider Codex
      Saturday, October 11th, 6 to 9 pm at Twilight Gallery & Boutique:

      This October at Twilight Gallery & Boutique, Seattle artist Siolo Thompson, will present her tarot themed collection. Each card, lovingly rendered in graphite, ink, and watercolor will be on display and available for purchase. Special pre-sale pricing available for a limited time! Enter code: tarot-6530.

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    16. West Seattle Rotary’s first Oktoberfest / fundraiser @ Alki Masonic Center
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Rotary Club of West Seattle is now selling tickets for its first-ever Oktoberfest. Everyone (21 and up) is invited to the celebration, 6 pm Saturday, October 11th, at Alki Masonic Center in The Junction – from the announcement: “Come enjoy a Bavarian evening complete with German and local microbrew beer, authentic German food, Oompah band, and a raffle.

      Bavarian dress encouraged. … Oktoberfest is a fundraiser to support the West Seattle Rotary Club’s community projects: Annual Children’s Shopping Spree; Rotary First Harvest; Pencil Me In For Kids.”

      Go here to get your ticket(s)!

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    17. Randal Wilder performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Randal Wilder performs acoustic-based Americana folk rock music at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) Saturday, October 11th, 7 pm–9 pm.

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      Randal Wilder performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    18. WS Meaningful Movies: The Power of Forgiveness @ Neighborhood House's High Point Center
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      On Saturday October 11, at 7:00 pm, West Seattle Meaningful Movies presents The power of Forgiveness.

      From Northern Ireland to Beirut to Ground Zero, featuring Elie Wiesel, Thich Nhat Hanh, Thomas Moore, Marianne Williamson, James Forbes and others, The POWER of FORGIVENESS explores the challenges and reveals how forgiveness can transform our lives and our cultures. It is a key step to ending the eye for an eye violence that blinds everyone involved.

      Film preview here.

      6:30 doors open for snacks and social time.
      7:00 Movie starts – 77 minute movie followed by community announcements and facilitated conversation

      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 you own mug!

      www.westseattlemeaningfulmovies.org

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    19. Full Moon Celebration @ Camp Long
      8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      Full Moon Celebration
      Saturday, October 11, 2014, 8–9:30 pm
      Pre-registration required
      Cost: $5 per person

      Adults, Families
      Experience the forest bathed in moonlight. Test your senses without daylight. Experiment with how you would survive as a nocturnal animal. Surprises guaranteed! This program designed for adults and families with children ages 5 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

      Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
      Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

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    20. Joe Plucker performs @ The Cask
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Joe Plucker performs live at The Cask (WSB sponsor) on Saturday, October 11th, 9–11 pm.

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    21. Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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    22. Patti Allen & Monster Road performs @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:15 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Patti Allen & Monster Road perform live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:00 pm, Saturday October 11th.

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      Patti Allen & Monster Road performs @ Feedback Lounge
    23. The Science of Deduction, Ichi Bichi, Ssnacks perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Saturday October 11th at 9 pm: Live post-punk music at Skylark Café & Club featuring The Science of Deduction, Ichi Bichi, and Ssnacks.

      $7 / 21+

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  20. Oct
    12
    Sun
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    3. Miles for Midwives 2014 Fun Run/Walk @ Lincoln Park, south end (shelters 1 & 2)
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Sunday, October 12th at Lincoln Park at 10 am (Registration begins at 8 am and there is a Lollipop Run for kids at 9:45 am). The 2.5 mile loop will take you along the perimeter of gorgeous Lincoln Park, down along the water, around Colman Pool, and back up into the park. No roads will be closed. The path is stroller and pet friendly, along walking paths or sidewalks. The course is not officially timed.

      $25.00 registration fee if you register in advance.
      Register at http://www.active.com/seattle-wa/running/distance-running-races/miles-for-midwives-2014

      8:00 am: Day of Event Registration/Packet Pick Up
      9:45 am: Kids’ Lollipop Run
      10:00 am: Fun Run/Walk starts promptly!
      Event starts at Shelters 1-2 (near tables 1-43) in the SOUTH END of the park. Click here for a map (PDF).

      For more information, please visit
      http://milesformidwives.org/ and
      https://www.facebook.com/milesformidwives

      Miles for Midwives takes place every autumn to raise awareness around the benefits of midwifery and the important work of Washington midwives! Your participation helps to ensure that families in Washington State have greater access to quality women’s healthcare and the lower healthcare costs associated with utilization of midwives.

      Proceeds from Miles for Midwives benefit the Washington Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) and the Midwives’ Association of Washington State (MAWS).

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    4. West Seattle Farmers’ Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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    6. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

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

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

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    7. Blessing of the animals @ Fauntleroy Church UCC
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      On Sunday, Oct. 12th, Fauntleroy Church will host a free “blessing of the animals” at 2:00 pm in the sanctuary, with reception to follow.

      SPECIAL TIME FOR SPECIAL FRIENDS: The annual brief and beautiful Blessing of the Animals for furry, feathered, or scaly residents of West Seattle will be Sunday, Oct. 12, at 2 pm in the sanctuary at Fauntleroy Church. A reception for all will follow. Bring a photo if your pet is shy or is no longer with you.

      9140 California Ave. SW; fully accessible. www.fauntleroyucc.org or 206-932-5600.

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    8. Alan Ehrlich performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Alan Ehrlich performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday October 12th, 3 pm–5 pm. More from C & P:

      Alan Ehrlich. Witty, insightful, original songs, finger pick guitar, folk, county, blues reggae and western swing. www.myspace.com/alanehrlich

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    9. All ages show: Urban Music Farm Performance Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Sunday, October 12th at Skylark Café & Club, 6:00 pm–10:00 pm:
      Urban Music Farm Performance Night, songs by Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones and The Kinks.

      $7 / all ages

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    10. “La La Liberation” by The Course – CD Release Party @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      “La La Liberation” EP by The Course ­
      –CD Release Party–
      Sunday October 12, 2014
      7-8:30 pm
      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      Thelma Dewitty Theater

      This is the first release by Seattle-based band, The Course. The Course is a rock/pop band focused on conscious messages in their lyrics. Come on out to the CD Release Party at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center to:
      - Have some punch and pie (all ages welcome)
      - Listen to the whole album played live
      - Meet the band
      - Win a Fender Stratocaster! Proceeds will go to the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program at Rhode Island Hospital.

      The song “With Light” was written for a family member suffering from depression. Proceeds from the CD Release Party and any iTunes purchase of the song “With Light” go towards supporting depression treatment.

      For more information, please contact Scott Krajca at 206-303-9882 or
      scott@wideawakerecords.com.

      Weblinks:
      http://www.thecourseband.com
      https://twitter.com/TheCourseBand
      https://www.facebook.com/thecourseband
      http://www.reverbnation.com/thecourse
      http://www.rhodeislandhospital.org/psychiatry/body-image-program.html

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    11. Trivia Night @ West Seattle Brewing Company
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

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

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    12. Christina Shinkle, Griffin James perform @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The Benbow Sunday Nitecap presents Christina Shinkle, Griffin James, Marian DiCicco, and Evan Hulse. Hosted by Scott M.X. Turner on Sunday October 12th at 8 pm. Free!

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

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

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  21. Oct
    13
    Mon
    2014

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

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

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    2. Lunch and Learn: You Can Make a Difference @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Lunch and Learn Presentations at Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Open to all members of the community. Come for lunch and stay for these presentations. You can purchase lunch in Margie’s cafe, bring your own lunch or reserve a nutritious meal by calling 932-404.

      Monday, October 13, Noon
      “You Can Make a Difference”
      Robert Beiser, Executive Director of Seattle Against Slavery, will explain the issues of human trafficking but will emphasize what seniors can do, especially those with grandkids (prevention both as victims and as users of the “service”) and as community members who are more aware of what is happening in our West Seattle neighborhoods. This program is sponsored by the West Seattle Democratic Women. Contact Theresa McCormick for more information at theresamcco@comcast.net

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    3. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

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

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

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    4. 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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    5. Monday Night Football on the big screens @ Feedback Lounge
      5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing Monday Night Football on the big screen. Welcome Seahawks fans!

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

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

      AGENDA HIGHLIGHT FOR OCTOBER 2014, as announced by NDNC leadership: “Just a quick reminder that Captain Steve Wilske of the Southwest Precinct will be attending the NDNC meeting on Monday (10/13). He will be there to discuss the precinct’s draft policing plan for North Delridge as well as any other issues you would like to bring to the table. Please join us!”

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

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    7. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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    8. West Seattle PCC’s WS Food Bank packaging work party @ West Seattle Food Bank
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      From West Seattle’s PCC Natural Markets (WSB sponsor):

      West Seattle PCC Food Bank packaging work party
      Monday, October 13, 2014, 7 pm
      at the West Seattle Food Bank

      Help package bulk foods purchased with PCC Food Bank Program donations from PCC shoppers. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Community Relations at 206-547-1222 or e-mail: communityrelations@pccsea.com. Learn more about the PCC Food Bank Program.

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

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

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    11. Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Karaoke on Monday nights at The Benbow Room.

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

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    12. 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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    13. 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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  22. Oct
    14
    Tue
    2014

    1. Housing Fair for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      10:00 am – 12:30 pm
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      Categories: FYI

      Tuesday, October 14th, 10 am–12:30 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      FREE lunch when you visit with our vendors!

      Here’s your chance to speak with specialists who serve seniors regarding real estate, downsizing, and moving. Meet representatives from our area’s major Retirement and Assisted Living communities all in one place!

      RSVP ~ 206-932-4044 x 1

      Sponsored by The Kenney (WSB sponsor)

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

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

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

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

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

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

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

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

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

      Bring your baby and your blanket to our Baby Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! This fun, four-session program builds Early Literacy skills through books, songs and play. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

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

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    4. Smartphone basics @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Tuesday October 14th, 10:30 am–12:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle:


      Technology Classes with Rolland
      Cost Per Class:
      $10/members, $15/non-members

      Smartphone basics
      Learn the basics of what your phone can do, how to set it up, and learn the terminology of what is important to know.

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    5. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    7. Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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

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

      West Seattle Community Orchestras rehearse weekly and welcome new members – students and adults – at any time. More information and registration/sign up links here.

      All rehearsals and classes begin on Tuesday, October 7th; register now on the website at WSCOrchestras.org. For more information check the website, email info@WSCOrchestras.org or phone 206-484-9110.

      Develop your musical skills as West Seattle Community Orchestras expands your opportunities for the fall session. There is a group for just about everyone!

      *NEW!* Wind Symphony (concert band) for students and adults, 6+ years’experience on woodwinds, brass, and percussion. Particularly in demand for this new group are trumpets, baritones, trombones, tubas, and saxophones.

      The group will be playing classic wind band/concert band favorites including Liberty Bell March, Flourish for Wind Band, and Overture for Winds.

      *NEW!* Student Beginning Strings Ensemble for students (3rd -12th) in first year of school participation or private lessons. This ensemble will enhance the learning students are already receiving in a fun, encouraging atmosphere.

      Debut Orchestra for students and adults early in their musical education

      Intermediate Orchestra for students and adults playing at approximately Middle School or early High School level

      Symphony Orchestra for students and adults ready for standard orchestra

      Highlights for this fall include a side-by-side Community Concert with the Seattle Symphony at Chief Sealth International High School on Friday, October 17th, and performing at the Fauntleroy Fall Festival on Sunday, October 19th.

      Adults can join the fun, too, whether brand new beginners or those looking to rejuvenate skills! Here is the opportunity to catch up with the kids in supportive, fun classes:

      Adult Beginning Strings Class for violin, viola, cello, and bass

      Adult Beginning Winds and Percussion Band Class for flute, clarinet, oboe, horn, trumpet, baritone, tuba, drums, and percussion

      Students participate free of charge in WSCO groups! Please check the website for adult fees. West Seattle Community Orchestras has been offering students and adults in the West Seattle area opportunities to play and perform great music for more than 10 years. Professional string coaches are supported through a partnership with Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and made possible with a Youth Arts Grant from Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture.

      Our annual Fall concerts are scheduled for December, also at Chief Sealth High School.

      All rehearsals and classes begin on Tuesday, October 7th; register now on the website at WSCOrchestras.org. For more information check the website, email info@WSCOrchestras.org or phone 206-484-9110.

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    9. Child Safety Workshop @ Hope Lutheran School
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      You Are Invited to a FREE Community Event Child Safety Workshop October 14, 2014, 6:00–8:00 pm at Hope Lutheran School:

      Safety shouldn’t be scary!
      Savvy Parents Safe Kids
      Join us for a parent workshop on child safety
      10/14/14
      Starting at 6:00 pm

      Workshop topics to include:
      ~ Sleepovers & Play dates
      ~ Cell phones for kids?
      ~ Home alone? Are they ready?
      ~ Talkative kids (blessing or a curse?)
      ~ Questions every adult should be asking
      ~ Teaching your child about body safety
      ~ Out and about neighborhood safety
      ~ Safety tools: What works? What doesn’t?
      ~ Red Flags parents need to watch out for
      ~ The “Super 10” every kid should know

      We all want to keep our kids safe. Join us and learn easy tips and tools that make safety fun not scary. No graphic conversations. No scare tactics.

      Want to learn more?
      Contact Kim Estes at kim@savvyparentssafekids.com or visit me at
      SavvyParentSafeKids.com

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

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

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

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

      6:30 pm sign-up for OPEN MIC

      7:00 to 8:30 pm STORYTELLING PRESENTATION

      FEATURED STORYTELLERS & Open Mic Presenters

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

      WE’LL SEE YOU ON TUESDAY!!!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    12. Tuesday Tune-up: Support Cancer Lifeline @ Salty’s on Alki Seafood Restaurant
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Party for a cause! Help raise funds for the non-profit Cancer Lifeline at Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) Tuesday October 14th, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

      Cancer Lifeline is in the non-profit spotlight at Salty’s on Alki in West Seattle on October 14 for our Tuesday Tune-Up fundraiser with Emcee Victor Janusz, who also provides live tunes at the piano, and special guest Steve White of BlueMan Group on congas! Cancer Lifeline Executive Director Angela Beard, Ph.D., will be in attendance. You’re invited to join us and everyone has a chance to win a gift basket or a t-shirt from Cancer Lifeline. Here’s why you need to help:

      Cancer Lifeline was founded in 1973 by Gloria Gutkowski, a cancer patient who could not find the support she needed to help her live with her diagnosis. It began with the Lifeline, a 24-hour phone line designed to offer information and provide emotional support. Over the years of carefully listening to the needs of cancer patients and survivors, they added other programs along with individual and family support, healing arts, health promotion and direct financial assistance and advocacy.

      Now, people all over Washington State use the toll-free 24-hour Lifeline program for emotional support and information. Those in the Puget Sound region can also take advantage of classes, other programs and resources which are offered at Cancer Lifeline’s main office in Seattle and at several hospital partner locations.

      Come join us from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. or come early for our extended Happy Hour Menu from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. or stay for Late Night Happy Hour 9:00 to 10:00 p.m. (happy hour usually runs 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 to 10:00 p.m. daily and on the weekend starts at 4:00 p.m.). There is no cover charge but donations to Cancer Lifeline are gratefully accepted.

      When: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
      Where: Salty’s on Alki Beach Café-Bar
      Why: Party for a cause! Help raise funds for Cancer Lifeline

      Read more at Cancer Lifeline and like them on Facebook.

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    13. 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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    14. West Seattle Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      West Seattle Shambhala Meditation group offers meditation sessions on Tuesday evenings in West Seattle across from the Delridge Community Center and Skatepark. Whether you are new to meditation or are an old hand, and regardless of your religious affiliation, you are welcome to join us!

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

      On-going Series (every Tuesday evening)

      6:30-7:15 PM: Meditation (including instruction)
      7:15-7:30 PM Tea and Social Time
      7:30-8:00 PM: Guest Speaker or Group Discussion

      Note that occasionally there may be a change in the schedule – so it’s
      always good to check the calendar (http://seattle.shambhala.org/monthly-calendar/) before you come, to be sure we are meeting on any given Tuesday. West Seattle Shambhala also offers specific introductory classes from time to time, which will appear in the calendar, and in the general listing of introductory classes.

      Cost:
      None. Donations are appreciated to help cover the cost of rent for our space at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

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

      Parking:
      There’s plenty of free parking!! Youngstown has a parking lot on the north side of the building. There’s also street parking and spaces across the street at the Delridge Skatepark.

      Public Transportation:
      Youngstown is a short walk from the #50, #120, and #125 bus lines. You can also use Google Maps (to do so, click on ‘directions’, enter your starting address, then choose the public transit option), or Metro’s Trip Planner, to figure out the best bus route.

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

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

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

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

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

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

      OCTOBER 2014 MEETING – Here’s the official flyer.

      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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    17. Collage workshop @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Community Center
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      COLLAGE WORKSHOP: Sip red wine and indulge your inner child as Linda McClamrock guides you in making a coffee-themed paper collage. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7-8:30 pm in the Fauntleroy Schoolhouse Community Center. $40; 206-241-5972 or lmcclamrock@gmail.com.

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

      It is story time at the Delridge Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian, Miss Bea. For ages 3 and up.

      Tuesdays, 7 pm through December 9th (closed Nov. 11 for Veterans’ Day).

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

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

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

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    20. Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Sponsored by King County Bar Association
      Date: Tuesdays, October 7, 14 and 28
      Time: Appointments start at 7:00 pm
      Appointments: 206-267-7070
      Cost: Free

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

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

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    22. Blues To Do Live: Women in Blues @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Tuesdays in October, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), enjoy the BLUES TO DO weekly live event.

      Throught October we’re dedicating each Tuesday night to Breast Cancer Awareness, featuring all-women hosted jam sessions in a series called Pink & Blues. This will be blues represented in all its hybrid forms, including jazz, R&B, soul, funk, roots, Americana and folk.

      We’ve invited special guest national touring artists and legacy artists, further providing opportunities for mentoring as well as representing a powerful statement with this remarkable women’s musical collective.

      Many of these outstanding ladies are lining up to play October’s Pink & Blues, including very talented women who have played together in the Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra/Mood Swings, including Morgan Gilkeson (SWJO, Mo’ Jam Mondays at Nectar), Beth Wulff (The Wulfftones), Michelle D’Amour (Michelle D’Amour and The Love Dealers), Annette Taborn (Blues In Schools and various bands), Lady Keys (Stardrums & Lady Keys), Antoinette Truzito (Antoinette & Mother Sponge), Alice Stuart (Alice Stuart and The Formerlies), Carolyn Graye (Cornish vocal coach and jazz band leader), Kim Archer (The Kim Archer Band), Patti Mey (Boneyard Preachers, Jeff & The Jet City Fliers, Swamp Mama Johnson and many more), Sylvia Rollins, Melanie Owens (The Groovetramps), Charlene Grant (Isaac Scott and other bands), and Erin Rubin-Tate (The Take Downs).

      “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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    23. Trivia Night @ The Benbow Room
      8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

      Trivia games each Tuesday night at The Benbow Room.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  23. Oct
    15
    Wed
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

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    2. Clinic Collection Competition for WS Food Bank donations
      9:00 am – 6:00 pm

      For the third year in a row, Sound Physical Therapy has challenged other clinics in West Seattle to a Clinic Collection Competition to celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. All month long this October, each clinic will collect food and at month’s end, West Seattle Food Bank will weigh the donation and announce who “won.” Last year, the 6 clinics which participated collected a total of 1185 pounds of food. Even if you’re not a patient, stop by the nearest clinic and drop off a donation!

      Participating clinics

      1. Sound Physical Therapy
      2. Life in Balance
      3. BioJunction Sports
      4. SW Hand Therapy
      5. Highline PT
      6. Kinetic PT

      West Seattle Food Bank wish list:

      http://www.westseattlefoodbank.org/help-end-hunger/donate-food/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

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

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

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    9. 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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    10. Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Films

      Terry’s Matinee Treats
      Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies

      Showing 1:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. Suggested donation $1-$2.

      Wed. Sept. 17: Flowing Gold (1940)
      - Frances Farmer, John Garfield, Pat O’Brien – 82m

      Wed. Sept. 24: The Efficency Expert (1992)
      - Anthony Hopkins, Russell Crowe, Toni Collette – 85m, PG

      Wed. Oct. 1: Mrs. Brown (1997)
      - Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Gerard Butler – 103m, PG

      Wed. Oct. 8: Burton & Taylor (2013)
      - Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter, Greg Hicks – 90m, TV-14

      Wed. Oct. 15: Valley of Decision (1945)
      - Greer Garson, Gregory Peck, Robert Preston – 119m

      Wed. Oct. 22: The Law and the Lady (1941)
      - Greer Garson, Michael Wilding, Marjorie Main – 104m

      Wed Oct. 29: Scandal at Scourie (1953)
      - Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead – 90m

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    11. Free legal consultations for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
      2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:


      Legal Consultations
      Attorney: Nancy Sorensen
      Date: Wednesday, October 15th
      Time: Appointments starting at 2:00 pm
      Appointments: 206-932-4044 ext. 1
      Cost: FREE 20 Minute Consultations

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    12. The Memory Lane café @ Angelina's
      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!

      NEW! For persons with Dementia/Alzheimer’s and their care partners. No judgement or expectations -
      Just come and be yourself and have a good time! Third Wednesday of the Month.

      September 17 & October 15
      3:00 to 4:30 pm
      Angelina’s,
      2311 California Ave SW

      No cost other than your food & drink at happy hour prices!

      Sponsored by West Seattle Senior Center and Angelina’s Restaurant.
      Questions? theresamz@seniorservices.org or 206-932-4044x 1

      Please call to register and we look forward to seeing you at Angelina’s !

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    13. “Chinese corner” language and culture classes @ Seattle Chinese Garden
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Learn basic Mandarin Chinese conversation and culture in a fun, relaxed environment with our experienced Chinese teachers and student assistants at the Seattle Chinese Garden. Participate in activities for all ages like playing mah jong, painting, and talking about food! 6 sessions are from 4 to 5:30 pm on 9/3, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, and 11/12.

      Location:
      Seattle Chinese Garden, Chan center 6000 16th Ave SW Seattle, WA 98106

      Date/Time Information:
      10/1, 10/15, 10/29, and 11/12 in 2014 (Wednesdays)
      Sessions are from 4 to 5:30 pm

      Register here.

      Fees/Admission:
      Free but donations are welcome.

      Contact Information:
      206-934-5219

      The Chinese garden is located at South Seattle Community College campus (WSB sponsor), north end, 6000 16th Ave SW in Seattle.

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    14. ‘Yes on 594′ phone bank event @ Alki UCC
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Join us for one or more phone banks held through October every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Alki UCC, 6115 SW Hinds, just two blocks from Alki Beach.

      Training materials, snacks, and lively conversations are provided. Please bring a mobile phone and a laptop, if possible.

      We need your help to ensure that more than 1.2 million voters vote YES for 594 this November!

      RSVP to pamela@wagunresponsibility.org, or call (206) 437-8362.

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    15. Seth Freeman performs @ Salty's on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring Seth Freeman (acoustic blues/rock originals & covers).

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum. Happy Hour specials are available 3-6 pm and 9-10 pm.

      When:
      Wednesday October 15th, 5:30–8:30 pm

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    16. Transition Health Fair @ Chief Sealth International High School
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Chief Sealth High School will be hosting a Transition Health Fair for students and families interested in meeting professionals in the Transition Services, College and Career planning and Health Services. Our goal is to make the move from high school to career and college a smooth one. There will be over 30 community partners and several pull out sessions for students with special needs.

      Organizations present will include:

      Neighborcare Health
      Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
      – info session 7- 7:30
      South Seattle Community College
      Bellevue College – OLS
      ARC of King County
      TRIO
      YMCA
      Open Doors
      Parks Department
      College bound
      …And many others!

      Transition Health Fair
      Wednesday, October 15th
      6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
      Chief Sealth Galleria

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    17. 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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    18. Delridge District Council meeting @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      OCTOBER 2014 AGENDA INCLUDES THESE GUESTS:

      7:05 p.m. Ben Noble (Director) – Central Budget Office
      7:45 p.m. Steven Wilske (Captain) – Seattle Police Department, SW Precinct
      8:00 p.m. Juan Martinez (Project Manager) & NMF Advisory Board Member – Neighborhood Matching Fund Update
      8:15 p.m. Ian Macek and Gabriela Vega – SDOT Freight Master Plan

      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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    19. Harbor School open house, with special invitation to West Seattleites
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Harbor School Open House
      Wednesday, October 15 at 7 pm

      Harbor School (WSB sponsor) will hold a Fall Open House on Wednesday, October 15 at 7 pm for prospective students and their families living in West Seattle and on Vashon. Harbor School serves grades 4 through 8 with a multi-age 4th & 5th grade Lower School, and a Middle School for grades 6, 7 and 8.

      Head of School James Cardo will present an overview of the curriculum as well as highlights on the school’s Travel Study, Service Learning and Arts Integrated programs. Faculty members will be on hand to answer questions and meet prospective candidates and their families. Current Harbor School students and parents will be available to give classroom tours, answer
      questions and share their experiences. *Refreshments will be provided.*

      Enrollment applications are now available for 2015-16 admission into the Lower School (4th and 5th grade), with limited space in the Middle School grades. Applications will be available at the event or you may download one from the school’s website (www.harborschool.org). Harbor School’s admission deadline is February 28, 2015. Enrollment decisions are made in March, 2015.

      West Seattle families interested in attending should RSVP by phone at (206) 567-5955 or by email at office@harborschool.org. Shuttle service will be offered to West Seattle attendees walking on at the Fauntleroy ferry terminal and arriving on Vashon. Attendees wishing to utilize the shuttle must RSVP prior to the event.

      About Harbor School: Established in 1995, Harbor School is an independent school on Vashon Island serving students in Grades 4 through 8. Small class size, academic excellence, meaningful service learning, plus over 30 days of travel study every year, and an integrated arts curriculum make for an exceptional education.

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    20. Morgan Community Association’s quarterly meeting @ The Kenney
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      OCTOBER 2014 AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS as shared by MoCA leadership:

      Welcome and Introductions

      Announcements and Updates
      West Seattle Land Use Committee meetings

      Morgan Junction Park

      Gatewood park property cleanup

      PACE opportunities

      Old Business

      Murray CSO Update
      2014 MoCA Festival Closeout
      SDOT update on California and Fauntleroy intersection
      Nazarene Church’s Comp. Plan Request & Morgan Plan

      New Business

      Neighborhood Street/Park Fund Application
      WSTC and Transit Prop #1
      Little Library proposal for MJP
      2015 MoCA Meeting Agendas
      Receivership Committee Needed
      Nominating Committee Needed

      In the lower-level meeting-room area at The Kenney (WSB sponsor). Updated agenda at morganjunction.org.

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    21. WordsWest Literary Series: Rick Barot and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      WordsWest Literary Series Presents
      Politics and Poetics with Rick Barot and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
      October’s Favorite Poem by Northwest Art and Frame
      Wednesday, October 15th, 2014, 7:00 pm
      at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor)
      Facebook event page

      West Seattle WordsWest Literary Series is a monthly invitation to hear world-class writers from near and far and to join and nurture the West Seattle literary community.

      What if someone telephoned to say you had 3 minutes to run for your life? What if a bomb was about to be dropped on your family’s home? Can words ever do justice to the shock, bewilderment, and fear that such wartime “courtesy” calls provoked during this past summer in Gaza?

      For the October 15, 2014 edition of WordsWest Literary Series, poets Rick Barot and Lena Khalaf Tuffaha will read their work and explore with the audience how poetry confronts what is painful, confounding, and divisive in our human experience. Can we draw closer together by delving more deeply into our complicated cultural heritages, lost histories, and political struggles?

      Rick Barot is the author of three poetry collections with Sarabande Books: The Darker Fall (2002); Want (2008); and Chord (forthcoming 2015). He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, and Stanford University. His poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Poetry, The Paris Review, and The New Republic. Rick is the poetry editor of New England Review. He lives in Tacoma and teaches at Pacific Lutheran University. He is also the director of The Rainier Writing Workshop, the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing at PLU.

      Lena Khalaf Tuffaha has lived the experiences of first-generation American, immigrant, and expatriate. In the summer of 2014, her poem “Running Orders”—written from the voice of a Palestinian evacuee in Gaza—went viral online. Her heritage is Palestinian, Jordanian, and Syrian and she is fluent in Arabic. She has lived in and travelled across the Arab world, and many of her poems are inspired by the experience of crossing borders: cultural, geographic, political, borders between the present and the living past. She translated the screenplay for the award-winning film “When I Saw You”, written and directed by Annemarie Jacir in 2011. She has poems in Floating Bridge Review, Taos International Journal of Poetry and Art, and in the print anthology Being Palestinian, to be published by Oxford Press in 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. The Favorite Poem Project asks folks from local, independent businesses to begin the monthly gathering by sharing a favorite poem.

      WordsWest is curated by West Seattle writers Katy E. Ellis, Susan Rich, and Harold Taw. For more information, please contact: wordswestliterary@gmail.com.

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    22. “Just Laugh it Off” Comedy Night @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Comedy

      Wednesday October 15th, 8 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) – Get your giggles on at the “Just Laugh it Off Comedy Night” hosted by Mona Concepcion!

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    23. Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
      8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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

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

      Sign-up begins at 7:30 pm. Music starts at 8:00 pm.

      You must be present in person to sign up for an open mic slot. The only exception is bands on tour who have made arrangements in advance for a particular time.
      Additional details here.

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    24. 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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    25. 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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    26. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

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

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  24. Oct
    16
    Thu
    2014

    1. Mobile blood drive @ Chief Sealth International High School
      8:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be parked in front of the gym at Chief Sealth High School on Thursday, October 16 and Friday October 17th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm (closed 10:30 am–11:30 pm). Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment.

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    2. Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Legal Assistance from Attorneys with Elder Law & Estate Planning Experience

      Attorney: John Llewellyn
      Thursdays, October 2 and October 16
      Time: Appointments start at 10:00 am
      Appointments: 206-932-4044 ext. 1
      Cost: FREE 20 Minute Consultations

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    3. Yoga for the 50+ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle:


      NEW! Yoga for the 50 + with Anita Thompson
      Date & Time:
      Thursdays, 10-11 am
      Cost:
      $7/members, $10/non-members

      More challenging than Gentle Yoga, but suitable for beginners and those with yoga experience. Stretch, strengthen and de-stress all in one session. Bring your own mat, if possible. Drop-ins OK. If this class is not for you, the initial fee is refunded. Register at 206-932-4044 x 1.

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      Yoga for the 50+ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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    5. $6 Hair Cuts! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

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

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

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

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


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

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

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    10. ‘Circle of Singles’ for 50+ @ The Bridge
      5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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      Categories: Meetup

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      “Circle of Singles”
      An evening of friendship of fun for those over 50 and Single!
      Thursday, October 16 at 5 pm
      Meet us at the bold new “BRIDGE.” Great menu!
      6301 California SW, 98136

      Questions? Call Wander 206-935-6738 or Lee 206-938-5017

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

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

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

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

      What is Community Orchard of West Seattle?

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

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

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

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      Community Orchard of West Seattle Work Party @ South Seattle College
    12. Pumpkin Junction 2014: Devon “RANDALLLL!” Simonsen combo @ The Beer Junction
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      At the Beer Junction in West Seattle:


      October 16th (5-8 pm)
      Pumpkin Junction Tasting Event with Devon “RANDALLLL!” Simonsen featuring a fun randall combo. Try 5 of your favorite pumpkin brews for just $4!

      As we start heading into fall we’ve chosen the dates for our 3rd annual Pumpkin Junction fest! This year it will be Saturday October 11th through Sunday October 19th. It promises to be 9 days of 25 plus rotating handles of pumpkin beers, ciders, and meads, plus lots of fun events occurring throughout the fest. We’ll announce more details as we get closer.

      Hours:
      Sunday to Thursday: 11 am to 10 pm
      Friday/ Saturday: 11 am to Midnight

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    13. Tom Smith performs @ Salty's on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring Tom Smith.

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum. Happy Hour specials are available 3-6 pm and 9-10 pm.

      When:
      Thursday October 16th, 5:30–8:30 pm

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    14. 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
    15. Westside Teen Hallowed Hunt & Costume Contest @ Alki Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Westside Teen Hallowed Hunt (Ages 11-16)- FREE!
      This year’s Halloween teen event at the Alki Community Center features a 15-lb demon Pinata Pound and prizes for best costume. The main event starts outside at dusk, with a massive hunt for prizes and Halloween candy.

      Take the free 6:05 pm water taxi bus #775 from Admiral & California Ave SW. Ages 11-16

      When:
      Thursday, October 16th
      6:30 pm–8:30 pm, FREE!
      Alki Community Center

      Event Contact:
      John.Hasslinger@Seattle.gov

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    16. “Unplugged!” Seattle Classic Guitar Society Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The third Thursday of the month, from 7–9 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

      “Unplugged!” Seattle Classic Guitar Society Open Mic; An open mic for musicians and singers of all genres of music that don’t require mics or amps. Amateurs, professionals, and kids are invited to come share their music in a warm, inviting setting. Co-sponsored by the Seattle Classic Guitar Society and the C&P Coffeehouse.

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    17. 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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    18. Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      General Meeting This Thursday: Come Learn About the P-Patch Program and City Fruit!

      Please join us this Thursday evening, October 16, for our October general meeting,
      to be held from 7-8:30 pm at West Side Presbyterian Church, 3601 California Ave SW,
      Seattle, WA 98116. We will be meeting in the Chapel this month.

      We are pleased to announce two speakers:
      (1) Rich Macdonald, with the Seattle Dept. of Neighborhoods P-Patch Program; and
      (2) Melanie Peters of City Fruit, an organization that helps fruit tree owners grow
      healthy fruit, provides assistance in harvesting and preserving fruit, promotes the
      sharing of extra fruit, and works to protect urban fruit trees.

      After the speakers, GSNC members will give updates on GSNC projects and issues.

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    19. Hymn Sing event @ West Seattle Christian Church
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      West Seattle Christian Church will host a hymn sing Thursday night, October 16, from 7–8 pm. 4400 42nd Ave. SW. Phone: 206 932-2098

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    20. 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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    21. Brian Cutler performs @ The Cask
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Brian Cutler performs live at The Cask (WSB sponsor) Thursday October 16th, 8–10 pm.

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      Brian Cutler performs @ The Cask
    22. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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    23. 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
    24. Rippin’ Chicken performs @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Rippin’ Chicken, with special guests, performs live at The Benbow Room on Thursday, October 16th.

      9 pm, $5

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  25. Oct
    17
    Fri
    2014

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

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

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Mobile blood drive @ Chief Sealth International High School
      8:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be parked in front of the gym at Chief Sealth High School on Thursday, October 16 and Friday October 17th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm (closed 10:30 am–11:30 pm). Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment.

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    3. Seattle Moms “Whats Next?” Discussion & Workshop Group @ South Seattle College
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Seattle Moms – “Whats Next?” Discussion & Workshop Group
      Friday, October 17, 2014
      9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      South Seattle College
      $25/per person

      Ready to step back into the working world but unsure about what you should do? Itching for a new career but confused about the path you should take? Perhaps you are just trying to define what ‘balance’ means to you? Take the first step and join us for a 2+ hour facilitated workshop focused on exploring & visualizing your FUTURE. Gain clarity of your vision for the next phase of your life & build a support group while gaining a tool to help you through your transition.

      Cost: $25.

      Register at www.workingmothersrevolution.com
      or email info@workingmothersrevolution for additional details.

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    4. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

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

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

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    5. Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Films

      Burke’s Bijou
      Friday Afternoon at the Movies

      Showing 1:00 pm to 3 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. Suggested donation $1-$2.

      Fri. Oct. 3: Madame Curie (1943)
      - Greer Carson, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Walker – 124m

      Fri. Oct. 10: Adventure (1945)
      - Greer Garson, Clark Gable, Joan Blondell – 125m

      Fri. Oct. 17: Mrs. Parkington (1944)
      - Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead – 124m

      Fri. Oct. 24: Strange Lady in Town (1953)
      - Greer Garson, Dana Andrews, Lois Smith – 112m

      Fri. Oct. 31: Sunrise at Campobello (1960)
      - Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn – 143m

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    6. Two Beers Brewing Company & Seattle Cider Company tasting event @ Metropolitan Market
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Stop in at Metropolitan Market/Admiral (WSB sponsor) Friday October 17th, 4–6:00 pm:

      Seattle is lucky to be home to more than a fair share of breweries, but far fewer cideries forge spots in the landscape. Seattle Cider Company is owned and operated by the folks behind the popular Two Beers Brewing Company.

      The first cidery since Prohibition in these parts, they scour the state for the best apples for each variety they make. In order to get the best flavor, they pick apples at the peak of freshness, press them, and hold the juice in barrels until it’s time to blend for target taste. The zero bris dry cider boasts an ephemeral “on and off the palate” flavor, which Dan Armerding (tasting room manager) says adds to its ability to go with “just about anything, especially foods like asparagus and fish.”

      Their fall seasonal flavor, Pumpkin Spice, is definitely worth a second sip. With the inclusion of pumpkin in the pressing, co-owner Mark Satterly says they aimed for “full-on pumpkin flavor, but with an apple backbone,” keeping it more in the pleasing realm of a pie-spiced cider. The clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, and allspice flavors bring great complexity without a lot of sweetness.

      Stop in to meet your favorite brewers while you sip their beers and nosh on snacks.*

      * To join us for a complimentary tasting, you must be at least 21 and provide valid identification upon your onetime entry (no exceptions). Limited to food, four servings of wine or beer, and space available. Please note: final pour will be 15 minutes before the tasting is closed to ensure that you will have time to taste all the offerings.

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    7. Watercolor Painting class for 50+ @ Alki Bathhouse
      4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

      Join us in the park to engage with watercolor, nature and each other! A skilled Elderwise facilitator will invite participants living with early to mid-stage dementia, and care partners in attendance, to discover the creative expression possible when one is fully present in the moment. Participants must be able to remain engaged for a 2-hour session that includes a garden walk and painting, and follow simple cues such as those needed to manipulate a paintbrush. No artistic experience necessary; all materials provided. Attend one or both sessions. Space is limited. To register, call Cheryl at 206-386-9106.

      Location: Alki Bathhouse
      11/13
      Thu
      10 am-Noon
      $20/session

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    8. The Dave Holo Trio performs @ Salty’s on Alki
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live New Orleans jazz featuring Dave Holo Trio.

      Come listen to Dave Holo and his talented musical mates! Here’s what Dave has to say about his own musical journey, “Stumbling onto the local traditional jazz scene a few years after moving to Seattle was huge for me. I’ve been blessed in many ways. Regardless, it would be hard for me to overstate the impact of jazz on my life. I’ve met most of my friends through jazz; I’ve traveled; I’ve played and recorded with some amazing musicians. I really love those nights when I have my best stuff, the band has it all working, and we make a real connection with an audience … wow! It’s pretty heady stuff!”

      Live music and a Waterfront View of the City. Enjoy the famous Salty’s food and fare, but there is no food or drink minimum.

      When:
      Friday October 17th, 5–8 pm
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      Saturday October 18th, 11 am–2 pm

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    9. Highland Park’s free movie night! @ HPIC
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      From the Highland Park Improvement Club:

      Free Movie Night this Friday, October 17th at HPIC (12th and Holden):

      Doors open at 6:30 pm, 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.

      Movie hint: In this 1991 PG-13 (99 minutes) feature, con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.

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    10. Jonny Woods performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Jonny Woods performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday October 17th, 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Jonny Woods: in the style of of Jason Mraz meets Jack Johnson, acoustic pop.

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

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

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    13. Bobbie Malvestuto performs @ The Cask
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Bobbie Malvestuto performs live at The Cask (WSB sponsor) Friday October 17th, 9–11 pm.

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      Bobbie Malvestuto performs @ The Cask
    14. I Am Love, The Thrill perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Friday October 17th at 9 pm, enjoy an evening of live rock music at Skylark Café & Club featuring I Am Love, and The Thrill .

      $7 / 21+

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    15. Karaoke Friday with host Guy @ Yen Wor Village