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Agenda

  1. Oct
    4
    Sat
    2014

    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. 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
    4. 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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      Trio Pardalote – ‘Club Shostakovich’ @ Kenyon Hall
    5. Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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      Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
    6. The Half Brothers, Sourmash Stevedores perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      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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      The Half Brothers, Sourmash Stevedores perform @ Skylark Café & Club
    7. Tim Scallion performs @ The Cask
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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      Tim Scallion performs @ The Cask
    8. Off the Hook Band performs @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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      Off the Hook Band performs @ Feedback Lounge
    9. ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at midnight @ Admiral Theater
      11:59 pm – 11:59 pm
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      Categories: Films

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

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      ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at midnight @ Admiral Theater
  2. Oct
    5
    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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      West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
    2. West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      **NOTE THAT OCTOBER 26TH FARMERS’ MARKET IS IN THE STREET AS PART OF WEST SEATTLE JUNCTION HARVEST FESTIVAL**

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    5. 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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      Blessing of the animals @ Peace Lutheran Church
    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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      “Blessing of the Animals” event @ West Seattle High School (parking lot)
    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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      Opening Reception for 23rd Annual 23nd Annual Southwest Artist Showcase @ Southwest Library
    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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      The Hope Lutheran Church Choir’s “Gospel Sunday” music program @ Hope Lutheran Church
    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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      ‘Wine Tasting’ fundraiser for Furry Faces Foundation @ Ola Salon
    10. Joe Riedi performs @ C&P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      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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      Joe Riedi performs @ C&P Coffee Company
    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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      The Mountaintop @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    12. WSB Forum Picnic! @ Lincoln Park Shelter 1
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Meetup

      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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      WSB Forum Picnic! @ Lincoln Park Shelter 1
    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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      Sunday Football on the big screens @ Feedback Lounge
    14. Red Moon Road performs @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      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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      Red Moon Road performs @ Kenyon Hall
    15. Trivia Night @ West Seattle Brewing Company
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Games

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

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      Trivia Night @ West Seattle Brewing Company
    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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      Karaoke Sunday @ Yen Wor Village
  3. Oct
    6
    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. 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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      Monster Dash training runs begin @ Lincoln Park
    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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      Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
    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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      Karaoke @ The Benbow Room
    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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      Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
    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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      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
  4. Oct
    7
    Tue
    2014

    1. 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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      Baby story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    2. 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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    3. 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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      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. Tuesday Afternoon Lincoln Park Nature Hikes
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
    6. West Seattle Community Orchestras’ weekly rehearsals @ Chief Sealth International High School
      5:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    9. West Seattle Bike Connections meeting
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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

      6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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

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

      It is story time at the Delridge Library! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian, Miss Bea. 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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    12. 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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    13. 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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    14. 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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    15. Blues To Do Live: Women in Blues @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      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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    16. 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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    17. 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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    18. 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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    19. Starlight singer/songwriter showcase @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Tuesday nights, 9 pm, at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant – check the calendar here.

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

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  5. 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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      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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  6. 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
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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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    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
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      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. 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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    12. 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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    13. 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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    14. 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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    15. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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    16. Karaoke 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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  7. 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
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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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    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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  8. 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. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    10. Vietnamese storytime @ Delridge Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

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

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

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    12. 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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    13. 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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    14. 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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    15. 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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    16. 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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    17. 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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    18. 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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    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. 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
    21. 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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  9. 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

      **NOTE THAT OCTOBER 26TH FARMERS’ MARKET IS IN THE STREET AS PART OF WEST SEATTLE JUNCTION HARVEST FESTIVAL**

      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
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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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    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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      Categories: Music

      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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  10. 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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      Categories: Sports

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

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

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    6. North Delridge Neighborhood Council meeting @ 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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  11. 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. 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. 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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    4. 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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    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. 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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    9. Storytelling Program monthly meeting @ Chaco Canyon Organic Café
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

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

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

      6:30 pm sign-up for OPEN MIC

      7:00 to 8:30 pm STORYTELLING PRESENTATION

      FEATURED STORYTELLERS & Open Mic Presenters

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

      WE’LL SEE YOU ON TUESDAY!!!

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

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    10. 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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    11. 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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    12. West Seattle See Dogs training meeting @ The Kenney
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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    13. West Seattle 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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    14. 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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    15. 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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      Admiral Neighborhood Association meeting @ The Sanctuary at Admiral
    16. 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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    17. 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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    18. 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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    19. 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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    20. 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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    21. 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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    22. 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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    23. 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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    24. 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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    25. 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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  12. 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
      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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    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. “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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    22. 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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    23. 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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    24. 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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    25. 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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    26. 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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  13. 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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    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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      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    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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      Pumpkin Junction 2014: Devon “RANDALLLL!” Simonsen combo @ The Beer Junction
    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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      Westside Teen Hallowed Hunt & Costume Contest @ Alki Community Center
    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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      Alki Community Council meeting @ Alki UCC Church
    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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      Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
    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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      Hymn Sing event @ West Seattle Christian Church
    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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      Southwest Teen Life Center Advisory Council’s monthly meeting @ Southwest Teen Life Center
    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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      The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
    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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      Rippin’ Chicken performs @ The Benbow Room
  14. 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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      Mobile blood drive @ Chief Sealth International High School
    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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      Seattle Moms “Whats Next?” Discussion & Workshop Group @ South Seattle College
    4. 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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      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    5. 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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    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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      Two Beers Brewing Company & Seattle Cider Company tasting event @ Metropolitan Market
    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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      Watercolor Painting class for 50+ @ Alki Bathhouse
    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
      and
      Saturday October 18th, 11 am–2 pm

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      The Dave Holo Trio performs @ Salty’s on Alki
    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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      Jonny Woods performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    11. Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
      7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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      Teen Late Night Program @ WS Community Centers (check listing)
    12. 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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      Video DJ Andy and Thomas @ Outwest Bar
    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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      I Am Love, The Thrill perform @ Skylark Café & Club
    15. 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
    16. Not Dead Yet – 5th anniversary show @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Not Dead Yet celebrates their 5th anniversary with a live performance at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) at 9 pm, Friday October 17th.

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      Not Dead Yet – 5th anniversary show @ Feedback Lounge
  15. Oct
    18
    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. West Gate Court annual bazaar @ Alki Masonic Center
      9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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      Categories: Sales

      West Gate Court #21 will hold our annual bazaar on Saturday October 18th, 9 am–4 pm at Alki Masonic Center. Crafts, food and fun!

      Vendor tables available. Contact Sue Gibbs (206) 650- 5491 or email westgateevents21@gmail.com.

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      West Gate Court annual bazaar @ Alki Masonic Center
    3. Duwamish Alive! Autumn restoration/cleanup event @ Various locations
      9:30 am – 2:00 pm

      Duwamish Alive! Saturday, October 18th 9:30 am–2:00 pm

      Join us to make lasting improvements in the vitality and health of our native habitats and open urban spaces in the Duwamish Watershed. We rely on the contributions of our volunteers to make these positive changes in our local environment. Volunteer opportunities vary widely from planting native plants, mulching, and removing invasive weeds and debris in a variety of habitats which include a natural bog, sites along the river and in our urban forests.

      Family Friendly No Experience Necessary!

      Event Location: 12+ sites within the Duwamish Watershed in the cities of Seattle and Tukwila. Site locations and information at DuwamishAlive.org

      Register for a site at: www.DuwamishAlive.org

      Email: contact@duwamishalive.org

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    4. Mobile blood drive @ Westwood Village
      9:30 am – 3:30 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be parked at the Barton St. entrance to Westwood Village on Saturday October 18th, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm (closed 11:30 am to 12:30 pm for a break).

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

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      Mobile blood drive @ Westwood Village
    5. Brandon Street Greenspace cleanup work party
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      From the North Delridge Neighborhood Council:

      Come help at the Brandon St Greenspace the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10 am–2 pm. We have made a huge dent in the ivy around the Legacy Trail. Thanks to all of you who have helped.

      But wait! There is a lot more Ivy and Blackberry to remove. Come down and be part of the community that cares for Longfellow creek and the Legacytrail. We will have plenty of Mulch and Cardboard to go around.

      Getting to the site is easy. Get on Delridge Way SW. Turn West on Brandon St. Go two blocks and park on 26th Ave SW. Walk down Brandon 1/2 block and look for the gateways on the south.

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    6. Prospective students: Open house @ Westside School
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Prospective students are invited to attend the open house at Westside School (WSB sponsor):

      Westside School is holding an All School (PreK – 8th grade) Open House on Saturday, October 18th from 10:00 am until Noon. This is a great opportunity for prospective families to tour the school and speak with the faculty and staff. The application deadline for the 2015-16 school year is January 14th. Westside School is also offering parent tours by
      appointment.

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

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    10. Friends of the Animals Foundation Cat & Kitten Adoption Event @ Next to Nature
      11:30 am – 3:30 pm

      Friends of the Animals Foundation will be holding adoption events at Next to Nature in West Seattle:

      Friends of the Animals Foundation is always available by appointment for cat/kitten adoptions at Next to Nature in the Alaska Junction. Our cats and kittens are locally rescued. All have been spayed/neutered, current on vaccines, combo tested, and treated for parasites.

      We are also adding adoption events where adoption counselors are available on site:

      These events are 11:30 am–3:30 pm

      In addition we will also be on site at Next to Nature during the second Thursday Art Walks in July, August, and September.

      Please bring a carrier, cash or check, and patience. Our small kittens are not suitable for homes with small children. Next to Nature offers a 10% discount on the day of adoption for supplies for your new cat!

      Questions: info@fafseattle.org or (206) 719-4864

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    11. 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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    12. 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
    13. 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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    14. The Forest in the Fall @ Camp Long
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The Forest in the Fall
      Saturday, October 18, 2014, 1–3 pm
      Pre-registration: yes
      Cost: FREE

      Adults, Families

      Explore the forests of Camp Long. Find out about fantastic native plants and enjoy the autumn colors. This program designed for adults and families with children ages 3 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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    15. Free Self-Defense Workshop for women and girls @ Seattle Integrated Martial Arts
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      “Fight the Fear Campaign is offering a free self-defense workshop for Women and Girls age 12 and older. Learn basic self-defense skills including awareness, de-escalation, boundary setting, assertive communication and fighting techniques. Saturday, Oct. 18th from 3-5pm.

      Workshop will be held at Seattle Integrated Martial Arts, 4159 Fauntleroy Way, 98126. Register at ftfcampaign@gmail.com, pre-registration is required. Check us out at lookingoutfoundation.org.”

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    16. WC Food Bank Harvest Dinner and Auction @ South Seattle College
      5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      The White Center Food Bank will host its 10th annual Harvest Dinner and Auction on October 18 at South Seattle College’s (WSB sponsor) Brockey Center beginning at 5:30 pm. The event will feature a live and silent auction with items ranging from wine collections to weekend getaways at premier northwest locations.


      Tickets
      are $75 and available online at Brown Paper Tickets here, at www.whitecenterfoodbank.org or by calling our offices at 206-762-2848.

      This year, we are celebrating our past, present, and future. We will celebrate the service we’ve given our community for the past 43 years; today we offer innovative programs that support children, seniors, and families of every size by providing high quality nutrition to our community; and together we will work to create an even brighter future for that community.

      Highlights of the event:

      Live Auction, including: tickets for two anywhere Alaska Airlines flies, Seahawks memorabilia and tickets, and MUCH MUCH MORE!

      Silent Auction, including: theater tickets, sporting tickets, art, and MUCH MUCH MORE!

      Restaurant Frenzy!

      Dessert Dash!

      And a beautiful meal, gorgeous music from Alma y Azucar, a martini luge, and so much more.

      This is a great opportunity to laugh and have fun with friends, to support our community by giving generously, and to shop for vacations, presents, must-have items, and events. Watch our website at www.whitecenterfoodbank.org for details about the live auction items and event updates.

      Bring a friend, fill a table, and have a wonderful time supporting a wonderful organization.

      Thank you from the staff and volunteers of the White Center Food Bank…and thank you most of all from our clients, who rely on your support to have their basic needs met.

      The Mission of the White Center Food Bank is to minimize hunger, while nourishing community, nurturing self-reliance and embracing our rich cultural diversity.

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    17. Gary Benson performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Gary Benson performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) Saturday, October 18th, 7–9 pm.

      Gary Benson – Solo performer in the style of: Beatles, Shawn Colvin, James Taylor, Simon & Garfunkel, Rolling Stones, Carolyn Arends and other folk singers. The music I grew up with and the current songs I love.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    19. WSHS 35 Year class reunion @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      West Seattle High School alumni celebrates with a 35 Year Class Reunion Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) starting at 7 pm, Saturday October 18th.

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      WSHS 35 Year class reunion @ Feedback Lounge
    20. Grant Dermody and the Low Volume Heavy Groove Dance Band @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Come to Kenyon Hall Saturday, October 18th at 7:30 pm to hear Grant Dermody and the Low Volume Heavy Groove Dance Band perform:

      Harmonica virtuoso Grant Dermody, Eugene’s master blues guitarist Henry Cooper, and everyone’s first-call Seattle bassist Keith Lowe, in an evening of listenable, danceable blues and funk.

      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. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation.

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    21. Brian Marshell performs @ The Cask
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Brian Marshell performs live at The Cask (WSB sponsor) Saturday October 18th, 9–11 pm.

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    22. Coaster, LutherX, Fifteen perform @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      ALL ACCESS TOUR: ILLUMINATE 2014 at The Benbow Room Friday October 17th:

      Coaster, LutherX, Fifteen, & Light featuring Layla Nichole

      advance tickets click here

      9pm, $5 advance; $8 door

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      Coaster, LutherX, Fifteen perform @ The Benbow Room
    23. John Lee Spectre, Strange Lovers perform @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      John Lee Spectre, Strange Lovers, and SpaceWaster perform live at The Benbow Room on Saturday October 18th.

      9 pm, $5

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      John Lee Spectre, Strange Lovers perform @ The Benbow Room
    24. Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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      Karaoke Saturday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
    25. West Side Glory: The Return @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      After a long break, West Seattle’s Fabulous Variety Show, West Side Glory, A Queer Variety Show, returns to the Skylark West Seattle on Saturday, October 18th:

      By popular request, West Seattle’s Sorta Queer Variety Show Spectacular – WEST SIDE GLORY returns to the stage of the Skylark this Fall. Laughs, Wigs, Disrobing, Music & Bears – OH MY!

      We took a year off, then came back for what was going to be one benefit, but it was so much fun it is back on! We want you to have fun with us and plan on making this at least a quarterly event. Join the FABULOUS AND SEXY CAST featuring David Johnson, Barbara Sehr, DonnaTella Howe, Bella Luna, House of Darling with James and Kerry, Deja Nouveau, Allison Lizotte, Nick Ripley, The Sweetheart of WSG Mizz Honey Bucket ( Eric J Lowell), the butt-shaking GoGo Bears and your host Jeffrey Robert.

      They Sexy Skylark staff will take care of all your oral lubricant and deep hunger needs.

      This is going to be WILD! And so, so SEXY.

      Tickets $12 at the door. 21 and Older Only Please, we get a little bit naughty.

      8:00 pm Doors – 9:00 pm Show

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  16. Oct
    19
    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. HPIC Tailgate Party @ Highland Park Improvement Club
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      From the Highland Park Improvement Club:

      Come to the HPIC Tailgate Party this Sunday, October 19th. This is an all ages event. There is no cover charge. Bring your friends and neighbors. HPIC is an inclusive organization, so come cheer on your favorite team, whichever one that might be!

      Please bring your own refreshments and snacks.
      Schedule:
      9:00 am – Doors Open
      10:00 am – Kick-off

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

      Fall and winter are planting time for native plants. Join the Friends of Lincoln Park as we remove invasive plants to prepare for our big fall planting event on Nov 1st. Meet at the kiosk in the north parking lot (Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Rose St). Dress in layers for varied weather (including rain) with sturdy shoes or boots. Contact Sharon sabaker41@gmail.com or 206 464 1068.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      **NOTE THAT OCTOBER 26TH FARMERS’ MARKET IS IN THE STREET AS PART OF WEST SEATTLE JUNCTION HARVEST FESTIVAL**

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

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

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

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

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    7. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Walt Hundley Playfield
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!
      Double the Fun!!
      Wed at 6 pm
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    8. Friends of the Animals Foundation Cat & Kitten Adoption Event @ Next to Nature
      11:30 am – 3:30 pm

      Friends of the Animals Foundation will be holding adoption events at Next to Nature in West Seattle:

      Friends of the Animals Foundation is always available by appointment for cat/kitten adoptions at Next to Nature in the Alaska Junction. Our cats and kittens are locally rescued. All have been spayed/neutered, current on vaccines, combo tested, and treated for parasites.

      We are also adding adoption events where adoption counselors are available on site:

      These events are 11:30 am–3:30 pm

      In addition we will also be on site at Next to Nature during the second Thursday Art Walks in July, August, and September.

      Please bring a carrier, cash or check, and patience. Our small kittens are not suitable for homes with small children. Next to Nature offers a 10% discount on the day of adoption for supplies for your new cat!

      Questions: info@fafseattle.org or (206) 719-4864

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    9. 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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    10. Jamtime performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Jamtime performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday October 19th, 1 pm–4 pm. More info from C & P:

      Bluegrass and old-time music with Jamtime.

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      Jamtime performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    11. Fauntleroy Fall Festival @ Fauntleroy Church
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      The big neighborhood bash of the year, the Fauntleroy Fall Festival, will be Sunday, October 19th, 2:00-5:30 pm in the church/YMCA/schoolhouse triangle. Expect free activities for all ages, plus food vendors, and great fall weather!

      Special activities include a climbing wall, pumpkin decorating, birdhouse construction, a mechanical bull, environmental corner activities, an inflatable obstacle course, pony rides, and a petting farm—bunnies and chickens and goals. Oh my!
      Lots of music, dance, and other performances

      Music and other performances will include the Back Porch Apostles Band, Chainsaw Geoduck Band, Endolyne Children’s Choir, Peter Guyon (and friends) Jazz Quartet, Five Buck Band, West Seattle Community Orchestra ensembles, West Seattle Dance (scenes from The Doll Maker), and the Jump Jazz Trio.

      From 3:30-5 p.m., take a spin on the dance floor in the Vashon Room, The Hall at Fauntleroy, with the West Seattle Big Band. Those who attended the Fauntleroy Swing into Summer event last June will remember the fun!

      More details – including the Cake Decorating Contest, and the foods available from local vendors, can be found here:

      http://www.fauntleroy.net/fallfestival.html

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    12. Forest and Fish of the Duwamish @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      WHAT: Forest and Fish of the Duwamish

      WHEN: October 19, 2–4 pm

      Explore the Forest and Fish along Chief Seattle’s Duwamish River. Talk at Longhouse followed by walk at nearby Herring House Park. Naturalist, Chris Hoffer. Discussion to focus on the “web of life” with a message of environmental stewardship and urban habitat restoration. 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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    13. Seattle Green Space Coalition meeting @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      The Seattle Green Space Coalition will meet Sunday October 19th, 3:00 pm at the High Point Library.

      AGENDA

      1. Avalon Substation – How should it be developed?
      2. Update on goals of retaining and repurposing city owned land, including 34 surplus substations and other public land in Seattle.
      3. Congratulations on the formerly West Seattle Green Space Coalition expanding to other neighborhoods in the city to become the Seattle Green Space Coalition. We just collected 150 signatures from Ballard residents supporting repurposing of their surplus substations.
      4. Discussion on formalizing SGSC’s structure, along with invitations to all participants to join our group and contribute your talents. (We need your opinions, feedback, and other talents. We also need people with communication skills and the ability to use Social Media and technology.)
      1. Please invite your young friends and family to participate in SGSC’s Poetry Contest open to all young people 11 -19 who would like to write a poem dedicated to saving Nature, Green Space and Open Space for their future.

      Thank you for taking the first step by signing our petition last fall in West Seattle at various locations including our Farmers Market. Your 700 signatures have impressed the City Council and Departments. We hope to have your continued support in the future.

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    14. All ages show: Archie Bellz, M.O.E.T., Mac Dris, Jesse James @ Skylark Café & Club
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Sunday October 19th at 4 pm, enjoy an evening of live hip-hop music at Skylark Café & Club featuring I Am Love, and The Thrill.

      $5 / All Ages

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    15. SWYFS fundraiser: The Opera Belles vocal recital
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      A Vocal Recital by The Opera Belles
      to benefit Southwest Youth and Family Services

      Sunday, October 19, 2014
      4:00 to 6:00 pm

      The Opera Belles is an ensemble of a vocal-duo-plus-piano founded on the joy of singing. Over a year of study and work to perfect an exquisite vocal blend and synchronized delivery, the Opera Belles now present a performance of the most beautiful opera hits.

      Great Music for a Great Cause!

      Join Us and Enjoy…

      * An afternoon of beautiful music in the intimacy of a private home on Fauntleroy Cove in West Seattle
      * Wine and cheese reception
      * $50 per person (tax-deductible donation)
      * Location information provided upon registration

      Purchase your tickets today!

      www.swyfs.org
      206-937-7680

      Thank you for your support of SWYFS!

      Southwest Youth and Family Services, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, whose mission is to strengthen communities in southwest Seattle and King County so that culturally and economically diverse families, youth and children thrive and prosper. In partnership with families, schools and community organizations, we promote healthy individual and family functioning; early childhood learning; student success; and youth development.

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    16. 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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    17. David Cinnamon, Peder Nelson perform @ The Benbow Room
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The Benbow Sunday Nitecap presents David Cinnamon, and Peder Nelson. Hosted by Scott M.X. Turner on Sunday October 19th at 8 pm. Free!

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      David Cinnamon, Peder Nelson perform @ The Benbow Room
    18. Karaoke Sunday @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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  17. Oct
    20
    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. 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. Flu-shot clinics for Seattle Public Schools students, staff, families @ West Seattle High School
      2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Flu shot clinics provided for all SPS students, staff, and their families

      Seattle Public Schools is partnering with the Seattle Visiting Nurse Association to provide flu shot clinics for all students, staff, and their families at no charge with proof of current medical insurance.

      According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the single best protection from influenza is to receive a flu shot each year. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months old and over be vaccinated against the flu.

      West Seattle clinic locations and dates:

      West Seattle High School: Monday, October 20, 2:30-7:00 pm

      Clinics will be open to all Seattle Public Schools children (4 years of age and older) and their families. Please note that students under the age of 18 will need a Patient Consent Form signed by a parent or guardian.

      Patient Consent Forms are available at the clinics, or click here to download.

      All participants will be asked to provide their health insurance information (card) to receive an immunization. SVNA will electronically bill the insurance plan for your flu shot. They bill all insurance plans including Apple Health (Washington State Medicaid) plans. Flu shots are considered preventive care and are not subject to deductibles or co-pays. This means no out-of-pocket expense for participants.

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

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

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

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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    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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  18. Oct
    21
    Tue
    2014

    1. Baby Story Time @ Southwest Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It is story time at the Southwest Seattle Library! It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your baby (birth to 12 months) to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. (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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    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. Computer Basics class for seniors begins @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Basic Computer Class with Vince Ferriols

      Tuesdays & Thursdays,
      October 21, 23, 28, 30

      Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
      Cost:
      For this Series of 4 classes
      $5/members, $10/non-members

      Learn the basics of Windows operating system; how to set up an email account and how to find information on the web.

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

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

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

      10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2 & 12/16
      Every other Tuesday
      4-6 pm

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    8. Skate for Peace @ Southgate Roller Rink
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Seattle Parks celebrates a Week Without Violence Oct. 17-24

      604,080 seconds. 10,080 minutes. 168 hours. Seven days. Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Youth Violence Prevention Team (YVPT) invite everyone between the ages of 12 and 19 to participate in a Week Without Violence October 17-24. This week gives youth a chance to express their feelings about violence in their community and provides safe, fun recreation programs and activities.

      On Tuesday, Oct. 21, teens can enjoy the Skate for Peace event at Southgate Roller Rink from 5 to 7 p.m. The rink is located at 9646 17th Ave. SW, Seattle, 98106. The facility has a snack bar, but fruits and veggies will be available for free.

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    9. Kristina and Alina perform @ Salty's on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live music featuring the acoustic duo Kristina and Alina.

      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 21st, 5:30–8:30 pm

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    10. 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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      West Seattle Community Orchestras’ weekly rehearsals @ Chief Sealth International High School
    11. Hope Lutheran Middle School open house
      6:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Hope Lutheran School is hosting their middle school open house on October 21st, 2014 at 6:30–8:00 pm.

      GAMES2U, a mobile entertainment unit, will be onsite with a video game truck and laser tags for the kids while parents tour the school, meet teachers and learn about our new 1:1 iPad program for middle schoolers.

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    12. Paint Night Party fundraiser @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Paint Night Party
      It’s a fundraiser for the Senior Center of West Seattle. Enjoy a night out with your friends as a local master artist guides you in painting your own interpretation of the evening’s selected piece. The Center will provide all painting supplies, including paint brushes, acrylic paint, easels, 16×20 canvases, and aprons to protect clothes. Instruction runs for 2 hours, and you go home with your own masterpiece!

      Light snacks plus no host beer and wine available so you can drink creatively!

      Tuesday, October 21st
      Doors open at 6:30 pm
      Get your tickets ($20 *) before they sell out!
      Ticket Sales Online: www.sc-ws.org or Call: 206-932-4044 x 1
      (*25 at the door, if available)
      Sponsored by Daystar Retirement Village

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    13. 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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    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. 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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    16. 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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    17. West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting @ Southwest Precinct
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The meeting is at 7 pm Tuesday in the meeting room at the Southwest Precinct (Delridge/Webster), everyone welcome, with your chance to not only ask questions of the guests but also to bring up community concerns to the Seattle Police leadership in attendance.

      THE MEETING IS OPEN TO EVERYONE.

      For more information contact WSCPC at westseattleCPC@gmail.com

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    18. Alauda – freeform bellydance showcase – all ages/free @ Skylark Café & Club
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Stop in at Skylark Café & Club to see Alauda – all-ages freeform bellydance showcase every third Tuesday of the month, 7:30–8:30 pm.

      Alauda Facebook page here.

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    19. 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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    20. 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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    21. 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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    22. 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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    23. 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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    24. 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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    1. Preschool story time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Early Days is affiliated with Postpartum Support International of WA.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast Party @ Hiawatha Community Center
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      At the Hiawatha Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      Ages 12-17
      Who needs to wait for morning to make the most delicious homemade cakes in town? This special
      recipe makes use of fresh, seasonal pumpkin! Attendance is limited to the first 10 teens to sign up at John.Hasslinger@Seattle.gov.

      Wednesday October 22nd
      3-5 pm

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    10. Oktober Fest Event @ Emeritus West Seattle
      5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Emeritus of West Seattle invites you to attend our Oktober Fest Celebration! Wednesday, October 22nd from 5:00 pm–6:30 pm

      Join us on October 22nd for a night of German music, dinner, pretzels and beer! Entertainment by Happy Hans 5:00-6:00 pm
      German Themed Dinner
      Guests are Free!
      Please RSVP to Ana Burnes at 206-932-5480

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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. RL Heyer 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 guitarist/vocalist/composer RL Heyer.

      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 22nd, 5:30–8:30 pm

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    13. Protec Injury Prevention Group run @ West Seattle Runner
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      From West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor):

      October 22nd Protec Injury Prevention Group run – Come and join us for our
      weekly Wednesday group run at 6:30 pm. You may drop in from 6 pm to 6:30 pm to get any injury related questions answered. Stay after the 3 mile run to learn how to correctly use the foam roller!! And other techniques for injury prevention and your recovery routine. (The group runs are free and meet inside West Seattle Runner)

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    14. Highland Park Action Committee meeting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Highland Park Action Committee
      We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at HPIC on 12th and Holden, 7:00 pm meeting.
      www.hpic1919.org/hpac

      Potluck at 6:30 pm, meeting at 7 pm. The agenda includes an update on the Seattle Public Utilities’ natural drainage project (also called roadside raingardens or green stormwater infrastructure), planned along several blocks of 17th Avenue SW. The project is currently in design with construction anticipated for mid-2015. We will also be hosting a speaker from Communities in Schools at Highland Park Elementary who will share with us some upcoming events for community involvement at the school.

      For more information contact Highland Park Action Committee at www.hpic1919.org/hpac or by email at hpacchair@gmail.com.

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    15. Poetry and Storytelling in West Seattle @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The fourth Wednesday of each month, 7 pm–9 pm at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), enjoy Poetry and Storytelling in West Seattle: Free, all ages, monthly series with a featured reader followed by open mic for stories and tales (short and tall).

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    16. WS YMCA’s expansion: community meeting @ West Seattle YMCA's Studio 5
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor) is holding another community meeting on Oct. 22. At this meeting we will provide translators for the following foreign languages if requested by Oct. 20: Spanish, French, Somali, Japanese, Korean, Swahili, Benghali, Slovak, Czech, Russian, Hungarian and American Sign Language.

      The community meeting will be held Wednesday, October 22, 7-8 pm, at the West Seattle YMCA’s Studio 5 located at 4518 SW Fauntleroy Way. We invite Y members and community members to share their ideas about expanding the West Seattle YMCA. Translators and childcare available if requested by 10/20. Contact Maria Groen to RSVP, 206-935-6000, mgroen@seattleymca.org.

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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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      Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
    18. Lesbian Wednesday with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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      Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
    20. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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

      Open Mic on Wednesdays at The Benbow Room.

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

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      Open Mic Night @ The Benbow Room
  20. Oct
    23
    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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      Yoga for the 50+ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    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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      Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
    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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      $6 Hair Cuts! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. Firefighter story time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      At the High Point Library Thursday, October 23rd at 11:30 am:

      Seattle Firefighters will be visiting Seattle Public Libraries and reading stories to children the month of October, 2014, during preschool Firefighter Story Times.

      Each story-hour will begin with firefighters arriving at the library on their fire truck. The firefighters will then read books to the children that are related to fire safety and fire prevention. Following story time, the firefighters will show the children their firefighting gear and the hour will close with a tour of the fire truck.

      So bring the kids and join the Seattle Firefighters for Firefighter Story Times at Seattle Public Libraries during the month of October!

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

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      Firefighter story time @ High Point Library
    5. West Seattle Democratic Women meeting @ West Seattle Golf Course
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      Meetings are typically the 4th Thursday of the Month for lunch and located at the West Seattle Golf Course banquet room. A discussion group proceeds the meeting (10:30 – 11:15 am); all are welcomed. Evening meetings occur on the quarter months – March, June, September & December; the meeting begins at 6:00 pm.

      Registration is from 11:30 – 11:45 am, Meal is served at 11:45 am, Program begins at 12:00 – 12:45 pm, Short Business Meeting/For the Good of the Order 12:45 – 1:00 pm.

      Dinner is $13.00 for members, $15 for non members OR $5 for attending the program……Coffee, tea, and dessert are included. Visit westseattledemocraticwomen.org for more information.

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    6. Computer Basics class for seniors begins @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Basic Computer Class with Vince Ferriols

      Tuesdays & Thursdays,
      October 21, 23, 28, 30

      Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
      Cost:
      For this Series of 4 classes
      $5/members, $10/non-members

      Learn the basics of Windows operating system; how to set up an email account and how to find information on the web.

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      Computer Basics class for seniors begins @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    7. 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
    8. 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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      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    9. Solar Eclipse Viewing Party @ High Point Library
      1:15 pm – 3:30 pm

      The Seattle Public Library is partnering with “Skies over West Seattle” correspondent Alice Enevoldsen to host programs (at West Seattle branch libraries) celebrating the solar eclipse:


      Solar Eclipse Viewing Party!
      High Point Branch
      October 23, 2014
      1:15-3:30 pm
      An astronomy presentation will take place in the case of inclement weather. All ages welcome.

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      Solar Eclipse Viewing Party @ High Point Library
    10. 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
    11. Free Fly Casting Clinic w/Emerald Water Anglers @ Salty's on Alki
      4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

      Happening at Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      You’re invited to a free Fly Casting Clinic at Salty’s on Alki by Emerald Water Anglers, a full-service fly-fishing guide and travel company. You don’t even need to bring your rod and reel since they supply them for you. Join us on Thursday, October 23, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., on the grassy knoll just north of Salty’s on Alki Beach in West Seattle. No experience necessary but you need to RSVP to 860-944-5225 or email abbie@emeraldwateranglers.com. Rain or shine!

      You don’t even need to bring your rod and reel since they supply them for you.

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    12. 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
    13. Indian food workshop @ Delridge Community Center
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      At the Delridge Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      INDIAN FOOD WORKSHOP
      Ages 18 and older
      India is a vast nation comprised of over one billion people, over twenty national languages and countless dialects. The cuisine is also incredibly diverse and there are so many ways to create different dishes that you cannot really go wrong. We will discuss different aspects of Indian food, cooking techniques, and ingredients. We will then make some staples of Indian food such as dal soup, samosas, cauliflower with potatoes, and chicken in a sweet red pepper sauce. The class will be a fun mixture of hands-on experience and demonstration. Bring an apron if you have one handy.

      Instructor: Carri Carillo
      Thursday October 23rd
      5:30-8:00 pm
      $30

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    14. Kurt Lindsay 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 hits with Kurt Lindsay.

      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 23rd, 5:30–8:30 pm.

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      Kurt Lindsay performs @ Salty's on Alki
    15. WSCC’s After Hours at LaFarge
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      From the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce:

      October 23, 2014
      5:30 pm–7:30 pm

      An opportunity to mingle and become better acquainted with other business leaders in the West Seattle community. Learn about what Lafarge is doing now and how their focus on sustainability, research and innovation and design professionals “Contributes to Better Cities”.

      You will have the opportunity to tour one of the premier concrete labs on the West Coast. If you plan on taking the tour:

      ~ The tour involves walking and ascending and descending stairs.
      ~ Everyone must wear closed-toe shoes with socks.
      ~ Everyone must wear long pants.
      ~ Other required safety equipment will be provided by LaFarge.

      Fees/Admission:
      Complimentary to Members of the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce.

      Not a member? Interested in becoming a member? Contact lynn@wschamber.com.

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    16. Fall Festival and Haunted House @ High Point Community Center
      6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

      Come out and enjoy a family evening of fun. Carnival style games, Bouncy Houses, and community partners, fun for all ages. Our Haunted House is $2 and runs at the same time as the Festival.
      Come one, come all. Location:

      High Point Community Center
      Thursday, October 23rd
      6-7:45 pm

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      Fall Festival and Haunted House @ High Point Community Center
    17. 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
    18. Seattle Lutheran High School Open House
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Seattle Lutheran High School is hosting their Open House for Prospective Students on Thursday, October 23rd from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.:

      We are hosting an Open House for prospective students on Thursday, October 23rd, 7:00 pm–8:30 pm. Students and families investigating high school options are welcome to come see how we engender Hope, Confidence, Integrity and Passion in our students while delivering a college prep curriculum. Learn how our students and teachers use iPads as to enhance the learning process, learn hour our performing and visual arts programs enhance core curricular subjects and hear about plans for this year’s J-Term, two weeks of learning experiences outside the usual curriculum, offered to students in January.

      For more information please call the school at 206.937.7722 or visit our website at www.seattlelutheran.org

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      Seattle Lutheran High School Open House
    19. Sylvio’s Live Jazz Band @ Outwest Bar
      7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Thursday Oct 23rd – Sylvio’s Live Jazz Band featuring vocalist, Sara Depp.
      Fantastic deals on wine bottles & meat and cheese plates! 7:30 – 9:30 pm

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      Sylvio’s Live Jazz Band @ Outwest Bar
    20. Seattle premiere of “Dogfight” @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Dogfight – October 23–November 22, 2014

      ArtsWest and Balagan Theatre are excited to announce the joining of forces this fall for the Seattle premiere of Dogfight.

      Based on the 1991 Warner Bros. film, Dogfight is the romantic and heartbreaking story of three young marines in 1963 on the eve of the deployment to the small but growing conflict in Vietnam. Their last evening of fun and debauchery has a cruel edge and Eddie Birdlace enlists a sweet but awkward waitress, Rose Fenny, to join him at the party that night. Rewriting the rules of the game she has become a part of, Rose teaches young Eddie the meaning of compassion.

      With music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (EDGES, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, A CHRISTMAS STORY) and Peter Duchan (STU FOR SILVERTON), the show won critical acclaim in New York and received the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical in 2013. Dogfight veers from intimate and intense to wildly energetic.

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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      Seattle premiere of “Dogfight” @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    21. 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
    22. Arthur James, Emily Donohue perform @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Arthur James, Emily Donohue and Allison & Beasley perform live at The Benbow Room on Thursday, October 23rd.

      9 pm, $5

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      Arthur James, Emily Donohue perform @ The Benbow Room
    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
  21. Oct
    24
    Fri
    2014

    1. Free Teen Art Program @ High Point Community Center
      1:15 am – 2:15 am

      At the High Point Community Center (WSB sponsor):

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

      10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/12 & 12/26
      Every other Friday 5-7 pm

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    2. 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)
    3. Dropoff for Gear Swap @ Mountain to Sound Outfitters
      10:00 am – 7:00 pm

      From Mountain to Sound Outfitters:

      This is a reminder to get your gear ready for our Fall Ski and Snowboard Swap!

      Drop off for items is at Mountain to Sound Outfitters on Friday, October 24 from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.

      You can also register the items you’d like to sell online at http://shop.m2soutfitters.com/pages/skiswap

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      Dropoff for Gear Swap @ Mountain to Sound Outfitters
    4. West Seattle Garden Club meeting @ Daystar Retirement Village
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Friday, October 24th at 10:00 am: West Seattle Garden Club Monthly Meeting at Daystar Retirement Village, 2615 SW Barton St., Bldg.#1.

      110:00 am Registration and Coffee Social;
      10:30 am Business Meeting;
      11:15 am Morning Program – the 2013/14 recipient of WSGC Scholarship will speak;
      11:30 am Design & Horticulture Exhibits;
      12:00 pm brown bag lunch with dessert provided by the club;
      12:45 pm Program -Organic Gardens, Large & Small, Jenny Mandt, the “Garden Coach” from West Seattle Nursery.

      Everyone is welcome!

      More information at www.westseattlegardenclub.com.

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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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      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. 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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    7. Fairmount Park Elementary’s Fall Falcon Fest
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Falcons Fly Home: Join Fairmount Park Elementary for the Fall Falcon Fest

      The Fairmount Park Elementary PTA (FPEPTA) invites alumni/alumnae of the newly expanded and reopened school to join us for our first festival, the Fall Falcon Fest on October 24th from 5-8 pm at the school.

      Events for the evening include:
      · Alumni tour (please email spirit@fpepta.org to register)
      · Student craft booths
      · Art stations – decorate a pumpkin, create a falcon-themed barrette or pin, make a lantern, and more!
      · Add your own falcon to our “flock of falcons” art installation
      · Join the cake walk
      · Take your photo at the fall falcon photo booth
      · Enjoy food trucks – no need to cut the evening short, stay for dinner! (Wicked Pies, Fusion on the Run, and The Cookie Cutter)

      The event is free, although a suggested donation of $1 per person is welcome and donations to FPEPTA’s Annual Giving Campaign will be accepted (http://give.fpepta.org).

      Visit the FPEPTA website to find out more about the fabulous things happening at the school. We are off to a great start and look forward to engaging with neighbors in the years to come.

      All former Fairmount Park Falcons are strongly encouraged to join in the fun! If you have not yet shared your experiences with us at the FPEPTA website, please do so! We are treasuring the fabulous stories shared thus far.

      http://fpepta.digitalpto.com/alums-and-neighbors/

      For more information contact:
      Shanti Breznau and Parie Hines
      spirit@fpepta.org

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    8. The Front 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 The Front, playing classic rock hits last 4 decades.

      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 24th, 5:30–8:30 pm

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    9. Halloween Carnival @ Hiawatha Community Center
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
      Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California Ave SW
      Ages 12 and under
      Friday October 24th
      6-8 pm
      $.25 a ticket

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    10. Halloween Carnival @ South Park Community Center
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
      South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave S.
      Ages 2 and older
      Friday October 24th
      6-8 pm
      Suggested donation $2

      Come join the South Park staff and volunteers for games, face painting, treats and prizes. Volunteers are needed, so please call (206) 684-7451 if you are interested. Costumes are encouraged but optional.

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    11. Halloween Family Swim and Fall Carnival at Southwest Pool
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Come to the Southwest Pool for a Halloween-themed Family Swim and Carnival on Friday October 24th. The carnival is 25 cents per ticket and runs from 6-7:30 pm. The free Family Swim is from 7-8 pm. More from Seattle Parks:

      Looking for an activity for the entire family? Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Southwest Pool and take a dip with the pumpkins! There will be a penny dive, bobbing for apples, and other fun activities. Anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied in the water by an adult or guardian.

      Ages: All; anyone under 18 must be accompanied in the water by an adult
      Location: Southwest Pool, 2801 SW Thistle St.
      Date and time: Friday, October 24, 6-7:30 pm; Swim 7-8 pm
      Cost for family swim: Free Fall Carnival: $0.25 per ticket.

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    12. Highland Park Elementary School Dinner and Square Dance
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Highland Park Elementary School Dinner and Square Dance, on Friday October 24 from 6-9 pm. (free) dinner at 6 pm, and the dance is from 7-9 pm.

      It’s a public dance with a live string band, everyone is invited, all ages & abilities! Every kid gets to take home a pumpkin! Donations will be accepted as a PTA fundraiser, Contact: peteweiss@me.com if you have questions.

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    13. Peace on the Beach @ Alki Bathhouse
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Seattle Parks celebrates a Week Without Violence Oct. 17-24

      604,080 seconds. 10,080 minutes. 168 hours. Seven days. Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Youth Violence Prevention Team (YVPT) invite everyone between the ages of 12 and 19 to participate in a Week Without Violence October 17-24. This week gives youth a chance to express their feelings about violence in their community and provides safe, fun recreation programs and activities.

      On Friday, Oct. 24, teens are invited to Peace on the Beach at Alki Beach from 6 to 9 p.m. Participants will meet at the Alki Bathhouse located at 2701 Alki Ave SW. There will be group discussions along with pizza and s’more making on the beach.

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    14. Rainbow Bingo ‘Halloween Bash’ Fundraiser @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Friday October 24th, 6:00-10:00 pm come to the Senior Center of West Seattle for Rainbow Bingo “Halloween Bash” – an evening of fun, food and prizes! Featuring Sylvia O’Stayformore, with guest bingo callers. Details:


      Come wearing your most fabulous Halloween costume and be prepared for fun!!

      6:00 pm – Treats available: Hamburgers, hot dogs, chili dogs, chili burgers, nachos & cold drinks.
      6:30 pm – Entertainment!
      7:00 pm – Bingo games begin.

      $10/members, $15/non-members.
      Add $5 if paying at the door!

      Must be 18 or older. CASH PRIZES!

      Reservations taken with payment or credit card number. This event sells out quickly – don’t miss the fun! Everyone MUST register to get a seat.

      Reserve your seat by calling 206-932-4044 ext. 1, or register online at www.sc-ws.org/.

      Sponsored by: Eldorado West, and Trader Joe’s!!

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      Rainbow Bingo ‘Halloween Bash’ Fundraiser @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    15. Halloween Carnival @ Alki Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
      Alki Community Center
      Ages: 1-11
      Friday October 24th
      6:30-8:30 pm
      $.25 per game or $7 per unlimited bracelet

      Spooky fun for the whole family! For more information please call Alki at (206) 684-7430. Teen and adult volunteers are greatly appreciated. Please contact Paula for details.

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    16. Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday 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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    17. 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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    18. 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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    19. A Tribute to Seattle’s Michael Jackson by the Total Experience Gospel Choir @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Friday, October 24th at 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall:

      A Tribute to Seattle’s Michael Jackson Presented by the Total Experience Gospel Choir, Russell Wilson recreates Michael Jackson in song and dance. And Pat Wright assures us that her famed choir will perform as part of this special tribute to Seattle entertainer Wilson as he takes his show to Las Vegas.

      Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors, and $10 students. No table seats for this performance. To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation.

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

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    20. Seattle premiere of “Dogfight” @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Dogfight – October 23–November 22, 2014

      ArtsWest and Balagan Theatre are excited to announce the joining of forces this fall for the Seattle premiere of Dogfight.

      Based on the 1991 Warner Bros. film, Dogfight is the romantic and heartbreaking story of three young marines in 1963 on the eve of the deployment to the small but growing conflict in Vietnam. Their last evening of fun and debauchery has a cruel edge and Eddie Birdlace enlists a sweet but awkward waitress, Rose Fenny, to join him at the party that night. Rewriting the rules of the game she has become a part of, Rose teaches young Eddie the meaning of compassion.

      With music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (EDGES, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, A CHRISTMAS STORY) and Peter Duchan (STU FOR SILVERTON), the show won critical acclaim in New York and received the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical in 2013. Dogfight veers from intimate and intense to wildly energetic.

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

      Buy tickets online here.

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    21. Sweet Sweet Music show @ Fauntleroy UCC Fellowship Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      The spring edition of Sweet, Sweet Music will feature the high-energy blues of Alice Stuart on Friday, October 24, 7:30 pm in Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church. Join your neighbors for an entertaining evening of folk, gospel, blues, contemporary, and original music. $10 general; $8 seniors /students; kids free at the door. Admission includes a tasty dessert and beverage. Watch for details at www.fauntleroyucc.org.

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    22. Black Whales, Timbre Barons perform @ The Benbow Room
      9:00 pm – 11:59 pm
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      Black Whales, Timbre Barons, and Brad Yaeger & The Night Terrors perform live at The Benbow Room on Friday October 24th.

      9 pm, $5

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      Black Whales, Timbre Barons perform @ The Benbow Room
    23. 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
    24. Stereo Creeps, Trashcan Wizards perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Friday October 24th at 9 pm enjoy live music at Skylark Café & Club featuring Stereo Creeps, Trashcan Wizards, and Skunk Rider.

      9 pm / $7 / 21+

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    25. More of Anything performs @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:45 pm
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      More of Anything perform live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 9:30 pm, Friday October 24th.

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  22. Oct
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    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. Mobile blood drive in the Junction
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center will have a mobile blood drive in the Junction on Saturday, October 25th. The Bloodmobile will be parked at 42nd and Alaska from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11:30 am to 12:30 pm). Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment.

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      Mobile blood drive in the Junction
    3. 3rd annual West Seattle Monster Dash @ Lincoln Park
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) Cooperative Preschools would like to invite the community to our 3rd Annual Monster Dash 5K Run/Walk and Little Monsters’ Dash at Lincoln Park on Saturday, October 25th. The 5K begins at 9 am, the Kids Dash starts at 10 am, and the Costume Contest and Race Awards Ceremony begins at 10:30 am. Be sure to dress up!

      This year we are extending an offer to youth runners participating in the Seattle Kids Marathon. Program details and race registration can be found at http://westseattlemonsterdash.blogspot.com, on active.com, or “like” West Seattle Monster Dash on Facebook!

      The proceeds from the Monster Dash benefit West Seattle’s own South Seattle College Cooperative Preschools. Coop includes teachers, children, and their caregivers in a way that provides an education for the children, a resource and support system for families, and a community where all can thrive. We have five neighborhood locations with many openings this fall: Alki, Admiral, Lincoln Park, Arbor Heights, and at the South Seattle College Campus.

      For more information on South Seattle College Cooperative Preschools, contact Judy Hall at 206-938-2278 or jkatalki@aol.com. Visit our web site: http://sites.southseattle.edu/homelife/.

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    4. Pumpkin Decorating Party @ West Seattle PCC Natural Markets
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Saturday, October 25th, 9 am to 12 pm at West Seattle PCC Natural Markets (WSB sponsor):

      Hey kids! Come decorate your very own pumpkin to take home. PCC will supply free pumpkins and decorating supplies. There also will be healthy snacks to stir those scary, creative juices. Free for kids 12 and younger.

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    5. Annual Fall Gear Swap Day 1 @ VFW Hall
      10:00 am – 7:00 pm

      From the Mountain to Sound Outfitters:

      Great Opportunity to Clean out the Garage or find Good Used Gear!

      Mountain to Sound Outfitters in West Seattle, will be holding its annual Fall Ski and Snowboard Swap on October 25th and 26th at VFW Hall (3601 SW Alaska St).

      If you have any used skis, snowboards, kayaks, SUPs, or any outdoor gear you would like to sell, the specifics are below:

      * Bring your gear by M2S on Friday October 24th from 10 am-7 pm. We will then have you tag and price your gear and we’ll be available to answer any questions you may have.

      * The swap will last from 10:00 am thru 6:00 pm on Saturday October 25, & 11:00 am thru 3:00 pm on Sunday October 26.

      * Pick-up time will be Sunday October 26th from 3:00–5:00 pm. You can come pick up any gear that didn’t sell, get your checks or store credit at that time. A 30% commission will be charged for those choosing a check, or you can choose 100% M2S store credit.

      Items not picked up by October 28th will be donated. Checks not picked up by October 31st will be donated unless specific arrangements have been made with M2S.

      Link to website can be found here.

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    6. North Delridge Fall Clean 2014 @ Delridge Community Center
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      From the North Delridge Neighborhood Council:

      It’s that time again to help clean up your neighborhood! Please join the NDNC on Saturday, October 25, from 10 am–12 pm to pick up trash and clean storm drains along Delridge Way.

      Volunteers will meet at the Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way SW, and break into groups from there. Bags and pickers will be provided. All you need to do is show up in comfortable clothes!

      Also, please consider cleaning the storm drains of debris near your home to prevent flooding on your street. More information can be found at
      http://atyourservice.seattle.gov/2014/10/10/adopt-your-drain-and-prevent-local-flooding/.

      Remember, two hours of your time will make a visible difference in our neighborhood. Look forward to seeing you there!

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    7. ‘Learn About Bats’ clinic @ McLendon Hardware
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      There are many centuries old myths associated with bats. Bats are always linked to vampires, Halloween and the dangers and fears of darkness. But why are bats so misunderstood? Come to the Free McLendon Hardware Learn About Bats Clinic to learn more about bats, to understand their importance, uniqueness and the beauty of these remarkable animals. Presented by Bats Northwest.

      October 25th – 11:00 am – White Center location.

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

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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    9. 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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    10. 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)
    11. 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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    12. Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    13. 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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    14. Duwamish Longhouse Halloween Party @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Duwamish Longhouse Halloween Party takes place Saturday, October 25, 1-3 pm at the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center. Lots of Halloween fun. Children of all ages. Family friendly event. Games, prizes & refreshments. Free; $10 donation per family welcome. RSVP at
      http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/904447

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    15. Celebremos el Día de los Muertos/Celebrate Day of the Dead @ Southwest Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      At the Southwest Library on Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2–3:30 pm:

      Medallón de Calaveras – Aprendan a decorar un medallón de calavera con pintura, cuentas y lentejuelas. Cuando terminen podrán utilizarlo como collar. Para niños mayores de 5 años. Translation: Skull Medallion – Decorate a skull medallion with paint, beads and sequins. When finished, it can be put on a necklace. For ages 5 & up.

      Los programas y eventos de la biblioteca son gratuitos, todos son bienvenidos. No necesitan registrarse. Translation: Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

      Día de los Muertos, a popular celebration in Mexico, the United States and many parts of Central America, is celebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

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    16. Admiral Church Organ Fundraiser @ Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ has a long history. Founded in 1899 as West Side Congregational Church, when the original church was dedicated in 1901, on the site of what is now the Admiral Church parking lot, it was the first church building in West Seattle. The current building was completed in 1961 and eventually renamed Admiral Church.

      A pipe organ for the new sanctuary was commissioned in 1961 from Balcom and Vaughan organ builders. The pipes came from Holland, the blowers from Switzerland. It has 21 ranks consisting of 1,111 pipes. The purchase price was $12,000. The organ is currently valued at $400,000.

      The 52-year-old organ has been loved and appreciated by generations of Admiralites. It is now in urgent need of renovation and repair. Admiral Church began “The Year of the Organ” in April of this year, with the goal of raising the needed $50,000 by April, 2015. Over $30,000 has been given and pledged so far.

      On Saturday, October 25 at 3 pm, as part of “The Year of the Organ”, Admiral Church is hosting a benefit concert. Among the talented Seattle celebrities who will be supporting Admiral with their performances at this concert are jazz piano legend Overton Berry, gospel matriarch Grace Holden, and Admiral’s own fabulous organist, Keith Terhune. After the concert there will be a champagne reception and a chance to donate to the organ restoration fund.

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      Admiral Church Organ Fundraiser @ Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ
    17. Seattle Chinese Garden Celebration 2014 & Benefit Dinner @ South Seattle College
      5:30 pm – 11:00 pm

      Soaring Dragon Celebration 2014 & Benefit Dinner

      Please join us for a festive evening to celebrate and support the Seattle Chinese Garden on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at the Brockey Center at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor). Toast the anniversary of friendship between Washington & Sichuan.

      5:00 to 6:00
      Sunset Stroll in the Garden
      Enjoy evening’s last glow and the lantern-lit courtyard.
      (North Entrance at SSC)

      The Brockey Center at South Seattle College
      (South Entrance):

      5:30 to 7:00
      Registration & Reception
      Feng Shui Advice Center, Teahouse Display, Raffle

      7:00 to 9:00
      Lion Dance Procession
      Dinner, Live Auction and Raise the Paddle

      $125 per person
      $1,250 nonprofit organization table
      $1,500 corporate patron table

      Kindly RSVP by October 17
      Online: www.seattlechinesegarden.org
      Phone: 206-934-5219
      By mail: Download a registration form at www.seattlechinesegarden.org and mail with your check.

      For questions 206.934.5219
      or info@seattlechinesegarden.org

      The Brockey Center is at the south end of the South Seattle College Campus at 6000 16th Ave SW. Free parking in the South Entrance lot.

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      Seattle Chinese Garden Celebration 2014 & Benefit Dinner @ South Seattle College
    18. West Seattle Lions Club’s Oktoberfest @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      West Seattle Lions Club

      On October 25,2014
      Saturday 5:30 pm
      at the Senior Center of West Seattle
      Our Annual “OKTOBERFEST”

      Dinner: German Sausage, German Hot Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, Salad, Roll, and Hot Apple Strudel!!!

      $15.00 per person

      We have MUSIC, Dancing