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Agenda

  1. Apr
    6
    Mon
    2015

    1. Homework help @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      4:00 pm
      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    3. Family story time @ High Point Library
      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

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

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

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      6:30 pm
      Family story time @ High Point Library
    4. West Seattle Hi-Yu general meeting @ Admiral Congregational Church
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: FYI

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

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

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      7:00 pm
      West Seattle Hi-Yu general meeting @ Admiral Congregational Church
    5. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

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

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      7:15 pm
      Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
    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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      7:30 pm
      Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
    7. Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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

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

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

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      9:00 pm
      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
  2. Apr
    7
    Tue
    2015

    1. RainWise informational table @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
      9:30 am – 11:30 am

      April 7
      RainWise Informational Table Q & A
      9:30-11:30 am, Fauntleroy Schoolhouse, 9131 California Ave SW, Drop by to get details on eligibility and the rebate program.

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      9:30 am
      RainWise informational table @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
    2. Resource Fair @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Come join us at our Resource Fair
      Tuesday, April 7th, 10 am-1 pm

      Free Lunch! for attendees who register in advance!

      Join us for one stop shopping as various local services and businesses are gathered in one place! Free gifts and discounts too!

      Financial Advice * Insurance * Car repair * Legal Assistance * Home cleaning * Computer repair * Handyman services * Plumbing * Yard work *
      Lifelong learning center *

      Register at www.sc-ws.org or call 206-932-4044. All proceeds benefit the Senior Center of West Seattle.

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      10:00 am
      Resource Fair @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
    3. Baby Story Time @ Southwest Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It is story time at the Southwest Seattle Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: birth – 1 year.

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

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

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

      It’s Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library!

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

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

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

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      10:30 am
      Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    5. Tot Trek – Colors of Spring @ Camp Long Environmental Center
      10:30 am – 11:45 am

      When: Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:30–11:45 am
      Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      Pre-Register: Yes
      Cost: $4 per person

      Adults, explore the wonders of nature with your toddler. Trek through Camp Long searching field, forest, stream, and pond. Discover the colors of spring. This program designed for 2-3 year olds accompanied by an adult.

      Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
      Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
      Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

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      10:30 am
      Tot Trek – Colors of Spring @ Camp Long Environmental Center
    6. Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

      First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

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      11:00 am
      Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    7. Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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

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      4:00 pm
      Drop in chess for kids & teens @ High Point Library
    8. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

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

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

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

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      4:00 pm
      Math Buddies @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    11. “Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      From Marcee Stone-Vekich:

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

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

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      6:00 pm
      “Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
    12. Neighborhood Character Preservation Meeting @ High Point Community Center
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Councilmember Tom Rasmussen is holding a series of public meetings to gather community input about a proposal to establish a Neighborhood Conservation District (NCD) program in Seattle. This would be a voluntary program through which residents have a voice in the design of proposed developments.

      April 7, 6:00 pm
      High Point Community Center
      6920 34th Ave SW

      The purpose of a NCD program is to help neighborhoods keep their unique physical attributes through design guidelines and review. Under the proposed program the City’s Department of Neighborhoods would review requests of neighborhoods to become a Neighborhood Conservation District and would manage a Neighborhood Conservation District Board which would review development proposals to ensure that they are consistent with the distinctive physical character of a neighborhood.

      Qualifying neighborhoods would have strong design characteristics that the community would like to see preserved, but may not be eligible or appropriate for historic district status.

      Neighbors are invited to attend to learn more and share their perspective.

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      6:00 pm
      Neighborhood Character Preservation Meeting @ High Point Community Center
    13. Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council meeting @ Southwest Library
      6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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      6:15 pm
      Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council meeting @ Southwest Library
    14. ‘Wizard of Oz’ community performance @ Gatewood Elementary
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      The Gatewood Elementary first-graders’ production of Wizard of Oz takes place 6:30-7:30 pm Tuesday, April 7th, in the cafeteria at Gatewood (4320 SW Myrtle), with $5 admission at the door, a donation to start an arts fund at the school.

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      6:30 pm
      ‘Wizard of Oz’ community performance @ Gatewood Elementary
    15. Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee @ Fairmount Park Elementary
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Join West Seattle’s school board director Marty McLaren:

      Tuesday, April 7
      Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee
      6:30–8:30 pm
      Fairmount Park Elementary, library

      You can email questions to parent representative Robert Njegovan at robertnappac@gmail.com. HSCAC meetings are open to the public, and anyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

      Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee – mailing list
      Fairmount Park PTA: Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee
      APPAC 2013-14 Annual Report to the Superintendent, Sep 14 2014
      Seattle Public Schools: Highly Capable Services FAQ, Oct 24 2014
      Seattle Public Schools: Advanced Learning

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      6:30 pm
      Highly Capable Services Advisory Committee @ Fairmount Park Elementary
    16. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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

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      6:30 pm
      West Seattle Bike Connections meeting
    18. Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      It is story time at the Delridge Library!

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

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

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

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      7:00 pm
      Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
    19. Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Sponsored by King County Bar Association
      Date: Tuesdays, April 7, 14 and 28
      Time: Appointments start at 7:00 pm
      Please call to set up your appointment. 206-267-7070
      Sponsored by King County Bar Association
      Cost: Free

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      7:00 pm
      Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    20. Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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      9:00 pm
      Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
    21. Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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

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      9:00 pm
      Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
  3. Apr
    8
    Wed
    2015

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

      It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library!

      Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

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

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

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

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch!

      Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: 1 – 3 years.

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

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

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      10:30 am
      Toddler Story Time @ Southwest Library
    3. Play & Learn for toddlers & preschoolers @ High Point Family Center
      11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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      11:00 am
      Play & Learn for toddlers & preschoolers @ High Point Family Center
    4. Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

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

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

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      11:30 am
      Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
    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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      12:00 pm
      Home Office & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
    6. American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Games

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

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

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      1:00 pm
      American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    7. 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. April 8: Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
      - Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert, Edna May Oliver, Ward Bond, John Carradine. 103m

      Wed. April 15: Wake Island (1942)
      - Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix. 87m

      Wed. April 22: The Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
      - John Wayne, John Agar, Forrest Tucker. 110m

      Wed. April 29: To Hell and Back (1955)
      - Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, David Janssen, Susan Kohner. 106m

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      1:00 pm
      Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    8. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      4:00 pm
      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    10. WS Senior Center Board meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: FYI

      The Senior Center of West Seattle holds a monthly board meeting the second Wednesday of the month, 5:30–7:00 pm, and the meeting is open to the public.

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      5:30 pm
      WS Senior Center Board meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    11. American Legion Post 160 meeting
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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      Categories: FYI

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

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

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      6:00 pm
      American Legion Post 160 meeting
    12. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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      6:30 pm
      Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    13. WSHS’s Drama Club “Pajama Game” @ West Seattle High School
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      West Seattle High School’s Drama Club and Music Department proudly presents:

      Pajama Game
      April 2, 3, 4, 8, 9 at 7:30 pm
      April 10 – special benefit performance at 8 pm

      Tickets:
      $7 with reservation (email tickets@westsidedrama.com)
      $12 at the door

      About the Show:
      The Pajama Game was awarded the 1955 TONY for Best Musical and over half a century later claimed the award for Best Revival of a Musical – proving the story is truly timeless. With an energetic score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, The Pajama Game is brimming with songs and dances that have become musical theatre standards, including “Steam Heat” and “Hernando’s Hideaway.” Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are anything but peaceful, as sparks fly between new superintendent Sid Sorokin and Babe
      Williams, leader of the union grievance committee. Their stormy relationship comes to a head when the workers strike for a 7-1/2 cent pay increase, setting off not only a conflict between management and labor, but a battle of the sexes as well.

      Featuring plenty of fun and splashy production numbers, including a comic “dream ballet,” The Pajama Game is a perennial favorite, a sure-fire crowd-pleaser and a glowing example of solid, classic musical comedy.

      More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

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      7:30 pm
      WSHS’s Drama Club “Pajama Game” @ West Seattle High School
    14. Open Mic Night @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Feedback Lounge presents Open Mic Night Wednesday, April 8th at 8 pm:

      Still haven’t summoned your inner American Idol? What are you waiting for while the world waits for you? Come sing, play, dance, recite. From there it’s a short leap to fame and/or fortune.

      Hosted by Sheila Kay and the Wolftones
      along with
      Mikel Rollins on saxophone & bass

      All are invited – Singers! Dancers! Musicians! Spoken Word!

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      Open Mic Night @ Feedback Lounge
    15. 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
    16. 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
    17. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Wednesday with host Gen. Loball — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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      Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
  4. Apr
    9
    Thu
    2015

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

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch Library!

      Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: 3 – 5 years.

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

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

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      Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
    2. $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 JMarie Salon – New stylist! Pay at the front desk. Reservations required – 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
    3. Toddler Story Time @ High Point Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

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

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

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

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

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

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    5. Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+

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

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

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      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    8. Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

      Contact: info@fruitinwestseattle.org

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

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      Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
    9. Community conversation with School Board director Marty McLaren @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

      Your chance to talk informally with, and hear from, West Seattle’s school board director Marty McLaren Thursday, April 9, 6:00 – 7:45 pm
      West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2306 42nd Ave SW

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      Community conversation with School Board director Marty McLaren @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    10. Second Thursday OUT! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Meetup

      Thursday, April 9 – Second Thursday OUT! LGBTQ event at the Senior Center of West Seattle, 6:00 pm. Join the LGBTQ community, their friends and neighbors for No-host happy hour at the Center followed by…

      Movie Night – “Sordid Lives”
      with light meal and popcorn.

      No membership or sign up is required.
      Information – call David 206-932-8662.

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      Second Thursday OUT! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    11. The ProletariYacht Club opening party @ The Building
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Last year at this time we were returning from our incredible journey to SXSW with the Caravan Gallery- Parlor & Roadside Attractions. This year we’ve begun another adventure, signing a lease on an incredible space in The Building (4316 SW Othello), which will house The ProletariYacht Club, a place designed to celebrate, inspire and enable artists, artisans, makers and the people who love them.

      We’re looking forward to activating the space for creative endeavors, and gatherings in celebration of the Arts. Our opening party will be on April 9th, in conjunction with the West Seattle Second Thursday Artwalk.

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      The ProletariYacht Club opening party @ The Building
    12. West Seattle Art Walk
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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

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      West Seattle Art Walk
    13. West Seattle Art Walk: Book signing and art show @ Merryweather Books
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Thursday, April 9th there will be a book signing and art show at Merryweather Books from 6 to 9 pm. Theresa McCormick will be signing copies of her book A Far Cry From Here : Growing Up and Out of Fundamentalism. Her art will also be on exhibit for the next month. She is a watercolor and mixed media artist who has been exhibiting in Seattle for over 10 years.

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      West Seattle Art Walk: Book signing and art show @ Merryweather Books
    14. West Seattle Artwalk: “The Spinster and the Carpenter” exhibit @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      During West Seattle Art Walk on Thursday April 9th, 6 pm to 9 pm at Twilight Gallery and Boutique:

      The Spinster and the Carpenter – Rebecca Rose

      April 9th – May 24th, 2015
      Opens Thursday April 9th, 6 to 9 pm
      With guest cellist Sarah McGrath

      Artist Talk: Saturday April 11th, 2015 6 to 8 pm

      Early on Rebecca Rose saw similarities between Sculpture Foundry and Metalsmithing Jewelry, and in both cases transformed an idea from concept to reality out of carved wax and burnable objects. Rose plaster coats the original, kiln fires it, melts metal, and pours it into the negative space. Discovering that jewelry and sculpture could be the same, interchangeable, and all that was missing was a way to bridge the two until she then came up with the current body of work: wearable art + small sculpture = Sculpturings.

      “My methods involve a process called kitbashing, where I assemble wax and burnable objects reminiscent of childhood toys, game pieces, organic materials, and imported miniatures to convey a narrative or story. Recycled objects and elements find their way into the mix as new life is breathed into discarded items that become precious metals, literally turning trash into treasure.

      Read more here.

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      West Seattle Artwalk: “The Spinster and the Carpenter” exhibit @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
    15. West Seattle Artwalk: Photographer Marlin Greene @ Wallflower Custom Framing & Shooting Gallery
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Art

      During West Seattle Art Walk on Thursday, April 9th, 6 pm to 9 pm at Wallflower Custom Framing & Shooting Gallery (WSB sponsor):

      Beauty is as simple does with Marlin Greene’s photography. View his prints in Shooting Gallery! April 9 Opening… you’re always invited.

      Our Shooting Gallery will feature local breathtaking prints by expert photographer Marlin Greene. Opening date is April 9th, 6-9 pm. The “West is East” show opens April 9 and runs through May 12. Always a pleasure to see you here.

      The Show:
      West is East – Landscapes and Wildlife of Eastern Oregon and Washington

      The Artist:
      Marlin Greene

      Artist’s Statement:
      The setting: Nature.
      The gear: Canon.
      The goal: a beautiful print.

      “I strive to create beautiful prints, not just take pictures.

      With every image I try to capture scenes and situations the viewer may not have ever experienced. On the best of days, these images will stir up unexpected realizations and emotions in me and the viewer. The process is a magical journey, from pressing the shutter to viewing the print for the first time.”

      Time seems to stop when you gaze at Greene’s stunningly beautiful works. Join us for a restorative and refreshing Art Walk. Light snacks and sippables to enjoy for the whole evening. Bring a pal.

      See you …here!

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      West Seattle Artwalk: Photographer Marlin Greene @ Wallflower Custom Framing & Shooting Gallery
    16. ‘Our Daily Homage’ reception/artist talks @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Art

      At ArtsWest

      4711 California Ave SW
      206.938.0963
      Hours: Thursday – Saturday 1:30-7:30pm

      Our Daily Homage
      Eric Carson
      Mark Daughhetee
      Jenny Fillius

      M​ARCH 12 – MAY 2, 2015
      ​Reception & Artist Talks: Thursday, ​April 9th, 6-9pm

      With sculpture, drawing and painting, Eric Carson, Mark Daughhetee, and Jenny Fillius each work with found mythology to suggest themes of reclamation and devotion in our contemporary world.

      Eric Carson uses the format of the mandala [the Hindu/Buddhist ritualistic design that organizes a spiritual experience in visual terms] to symbolically connect the world’s religions to each other, and to comment on the intersection of those beliefs with political and cultural issues. The way these line-based drawings are made—as well as their content—suggests a hybrid of references, from Western cartoons to Hieronymus Bosch to Hindu devotional painting. Carson writes, “These pieces present insight traditions around the world as petals of the same flower, not creeds to divide by or kill for.”

      Mark Daughhetee’s Stations series of assemblage sculptures pay homage to old TV shows like Bonanza and The Lawrence Welk Show. Plastic cowboys stand stoically among clumps of hobby shop moss under a peaked roof. The format is reminiscent of compositions from the Renaissance and inspired by roadside memorials, as well as Thai spirit houses. Humor, child-like reverence for TV, and manhood (as defined by old Hollywood) are the main characters. Daughhetee writes, “Like one’s journey through life, each television program, in its turn, occupied center stage for a while and left when the curtain fell for the last time.”

      Describing her process, Jenny Fillius writes “Being observant, anything can trigger an idea—an overheard expression, something on the street, an experience, the metal, a broken tin toy; literally anything.” Fillius finds and repurposes decorative sheet metal in the form of broken toys and used tin food containers to make sculptures suggestive of the retablos of Mexican folk art. Since most of the metal Fillius uses appears to have come from one’s childhood, or one’s parent’s childhood, the narratives that ensue are partly-articulated hints that nostalgia has gone awry in some way that we in 2015 are privy to.

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      ‘Our Daily Homage’ reception/artist talks @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
    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. Live music: Little Edie performs @ Emerald Water Anglers
      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Thursday April 9th at Emerald Water Anglers (WSB sponsor):

      LITTLE EDIE welcomes you to the spring West Seattle Art Walk!!

      Thursday April 9th, 6:30-9 pm
      EMERALD WATER ANGLERS (Patagonia)
      (206) 708-7250

      The line up for this fun event is:

      Dan Tyack, steel guitar
      Kelly Van Camp, drums, singing, harp
      Lou Alexander, fiddle
      Scott Brown, bass, singing
      Eden Greer, guitar, singing

      Come out and enjoy some great music and support the arts, community and fly fishing!!!!!

      (This night also celebrates the EWA regular writers series Writers on the Fly www.syzygyflyfishing.com/writers-on-the-fly/)

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      Live music: Little Edie performs @ Emerald Water Anglers
    19. Delridge Grocery Co-op Info Fundraiser: “Star Trek Night!” @ Skylark Café & Club
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Thursday, April 9th, 7-9 pm at Skylark Café & Club:
      Join Delridge Grocery Co-op for their first fundraiser of 2015: Star Trek Night at the Skylark!

      Wear your hottest Trekkie costume (prizes to be awarded!) and bring your thirst for knowledge and beer – $1 from every drink sold supports the co-op.

      Thursday April 9
      7:00 pm until 9:00 pm
      Skylark Cafe

      Special guest Jeff Ayers, Star Trek expert and author will entertain us with first hand stories, inside jokes, and upcoming news. After the presentation, there will be a question and answer segment. Come with your questions, comments, and remembrance of Mr. Spock.

      A limited number of copies of Ayers’ book, Voyages of Imagination, will be available for purchase at the event. The special price for Delridge Grocery Co-op members will be $20.00, tax included. Jeff will happily autograph your book after the presentation.

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      Delridge Grocery Co-op Info Fundraiser: “Star Trek Night!” @ Skylark Café & Club
    20. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

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

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      The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
    21. WSHS’s Drama Club “Pajama Game” @ West Seattle High School
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      West Seattle High School’s Drama Club and Music Department proudly presents:

      Pajama Game
      April 2, 3, 4, 8, 9 at 7:30 pm
      April 10 – special benefit performance at 8 pm

      Tickets:
      $7 with reservation (email tickets@westsidedrama.com)
      $12 at the door

      About the Show:
      The Pajama Game was awarded the 1955 TONY for Best Musical and over half a century later claimed the award for Best Revival of a Musical – proving the story is truly timeless. With an energetic score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, The Pajama Game is brimming with songs and dances that have become musical theatre standards, including “Steam Heat” and “Hernando’s Hideaway.” Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are anything but peaceful, as sparks fly between new superintendent Sid Sorokin and Babe
      Williams, leader of the union grievance committee. Their stormy relationship comes to a head when the workers strike for a 7-1/2 cent pay increase, setting off not only a conflict between management and labor, but a battle of the sexes as well.

      Featuring plenty of fun and splashy production numbers, including a comic “dream ballet,” The Pajama Game is a perennial favorite, a sure-fire crowd-pleaser and a glowing example of solid, classic musical comedy.

      More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

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      WSHS’s Drama Club “Pajama Game” @ West Seattle High School
  5. Apr
    10
    Fri
    2015

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

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

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Mega Church Rummage Sale
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      From Hope Lutheran Church & School:

      MEGA CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE
      Friday and Sat. April 10 & 11, 9 am–3 pm
      Hope Lutheran Church (Oregon St. entrance)

      *THIS IS A BENEFIT* All proceeds from the sale will be split 50/50 between 2 West Seattle natives who have each been missionaries to the very poor in Mexico for over 30 years! Diane Mebust, Founder and Field Director of ‘Ensenada Christian Ministries’ & Kaare Hagen who with his wife Nora, founded ‘Friends of
      Literacy”

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

      Burke’s Bijou
      Friday Afternoon at the Movies

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

      Fri. Jan April 3: Fargo (1996)
      - Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell – 97m

      Fri. April 10: Joyeux Noel (2005)
      - Diane Kruger, Ian Richardson – 116m

      Fri. April 17: 42 (2013)
      - Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, Christopher Meloni – 129m

      Fri. April 24: The Hill (1965)
      - Sean Connery, Ossie Davis, Ian Bannen, Michael Redgrave – 122m

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      Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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      Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
    5. West Side Music performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      West Side Music performs live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday April 10th, 7 pm–9 pm.

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      West Side Music performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    6. WSHS’s Drama Club “Pajama Game” – benefit performance @ West Seattle High School Theater
      8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      West Seattle High School’s Drama Club and Music Department proudly presents:

      Pajama Game
      April 10 – special benefit performance at 8 pm

      - 7:00 pm: enjoy refreshments and live music, enter the raffle for fantastic prizes, mingle with cast and crew
      - 7:40 pm: enter theater with priority seating
      - 8:00pm: curtain for closing night performance including the annual Senior Bows ceremony

      Tickets
      – $20 with reservation
      – $25 at door

      Tickets include
      - Gourmet dessert from Essential Baking Company and beverage of your choice (pre-show and during intermission!)
      - Pajama Game photo booth pictures
      - Priority seating for benefit ticket holders

      Two Options to Make Your Reservations
      - wshsptsa.org/events/dramaclub (major credit cards accepted here)
      OR
      - email tickets@westsidedrama.com

      Can’t attend on April 10th? You can still support WSHS Drama with a tax
      deductible donation via the WSHS PTSA site.
      **Please put “WSHS Drama” in Student Name field so we know your donation is intended for the Drama program. Thank you!

      About the Show:
      The Pajama Game was awarded the 1955 TONY for Best Musical and over half a century later claimed the award for Best Revival of a Musical – proving the story is truly timeless. With an energetic score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, The Pajama Game is brimming with songs and dances that have become musical theatre standards, including “Steam Heat” and “Hernando’s Hideaway.” Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are anything but peaceful, as sparks fly between new superintendent Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams, leader of the union grievance committee. Their stormy relationship comes to a head when the workers strike for a 7-1/2 cent pay increase, setting off not only a conflict between management and labor, but a battle of the sexes as well.

      Featuring plenty of fun and splashy production numbers, including a comic “dream ballet,” The Pajama Game is a perennial favorite, a sure-fire crowd-pleaser and a glowing example of solid, classic musical comedy.

      More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

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      WSHS’s Drama Club “Pajama Game” – benefit performance @ West Seattle High School Theater
    7. The Black Bangs perform @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      The Black Bangs perform live at Feedback Lounge 9:30 pm, Friday April 10th. No cover!

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      The Black Bangs perform @ Feedback Lounge
  6. Apr
    11
    Sat
    2015

    1. Benefit golf tournament presented by WSHS Boys Basketball Boosters @ Riverbend Golf Complex
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

      West Seattle HS Boys Basketball is hosting a golf tournament fundraiser for registration costs to the University of Gonzaga’s basketball team camp!

      WSHS basketball is taking the varsity and JV team to the best team camp offered in the state of WA. This camp allows our players time to bond as a program, experience a college campus, game play and great instruction from Gonzaga’s basketball coaches. Last year was such a success; this year we are excited to go back!

      WHO: WEST SEATTLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL BOOSTER CLUB

      WHAT: GOLF TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER AND AUCTION

      WHEN: APRIL 11TH, 2015 (8:00 AM, SHOTGUN START)

      WHERE: RIVERBEND GOLF COMPLEX

      WHY: BASKETBALL FUNDRAISER FOR ENTRY TO GONZAGA TEAM CAMP

      To register for the golf tournament, click here

      The cost for the tournament entry is $80 per golfer; that includes:

      - Round of golf
      - Power cart
      - Range Balls
      - Lunch
      - Prize Fund

      ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE WSHS BASKETBALL BOOSTER CLUB

      FOR MORE INFO CONTACT COACH FAZIO (253) 250-8989 0R KEFFAZIO@GMAIL.COM

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      Benefit golf tournament presented by WSHS Boys Basketball Boosters @ Riverbend Golf Complex
    2. 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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    3. ‘Kiwanis ONE Day’ Food Drive @ Various WS locations, see list
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm


      The Kiwanis of West Seattle is bringing the spirit of service alive in West Seattle by hosting a canned food drive to benefit the West Seattle Food Bank on Saturday April 11th from 9 am to 3 pm. The canned food drive will take place at select West Seattle grocery stores including PCC, Jefferson Square QFC and Morgan Street Thriftway. All community members are encouraged to come out and support this worthy cause.

      9 am to 3 pm, at:
      West Seattle PCC (WSB sponsor)
      –2749 California Ave SW
      West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor)
      –4201 SW Morgan
      QFC
      –4550 42nd Avenue

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      ‘Kiwanis ONE Day’ Food Drive @ Various WS locations, see list
    4. Mega Church Rummage Sale
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      From Hope Lutheran Church & School:

      MEGA CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE
      Friday and Sat. April 10 & 11, 9 am–3 pm
      Hope Lutheran Church (Oregon St. entrance)

      *THIS IS A BENEFIT* All proceeds from the sale will be split 50/50 between 2 West Seattle natives who have each been missionaries to the very poor in Mexico for over 30 years! Diane Mebust, Founder and Field Director of ‘Ensenada Christian Ministries’ & Kaare Hagen who with his wife Nora, founded ‘Friends of
      Literacy”

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      Mega Church Rummage Sale
    5. Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      The 4th Annual Summer of Tai Chi on Alki

      EVERY SATURDAY
      April 4th 2015 – October 24th 2015
      9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m.
      This is an ongoing FREE class, open to all levels of inexperience

      With Lao Shi Caylen Storm

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      Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
    6. 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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      Delridge Natural Area cleanup work party
    7. Meeples Games presents International Tabletop Day
      10:00 am – 11:45 pm

      International Tabletop Day
      April 11, 2015
      10:00 am – Midnight

      Join us at Meeples Games for a free full day of fun and games! We’ll have special events all day including competitions, a raffle for great prizes, learn-to-play sessions and, of course, free games to play from our extensive library. Enjoy great food and beverages from our cafe including sandwiches, espresso drinks, snacks, beer and wine.

      Special guest Magic: the Gathering artist Margaret Organ-Kean will be signing cards from Noon-3:00 pm. Stay tuned for a full schedule of events.

      https://www.facebook.com/events/1570458813192823/

      International Tabletop Day is a worldwide event to celebrate analog gaming – boardgames, card games, role playing games. This is the third year for the event. Last year over 3000 events happened all over the world. Unplug for the afternoon and come play some games with us!

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    8. Free Tax Help (appointments preferred) @ Southwest Library
      10:30 am – 4:30 pm

      At the Southwest Library:

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

      This service is free and available to individuals. Appointments are required. Call the branch at 206-684-7455 to make an appointment. The free service is not available for business tax returns.

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

      Required Documents
      To receive tax help, bring one of these identifying documents:
      - Photo identification (required)
      - Social Security cards for everyone listed on the tax return
      - Tax form SSA 1099 (Social Security benefits)
      - Medicare card (if Social Security number is followed by an “A”)
      - Official documents on Social Security Administration letterhead
      - Last year’s tax return, if available
      - All tax-related documents, such as W-2s and 1099s. Be prepared to provide information about health care coverage for each person on the return.

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

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

      It’s Family Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library!

      Families are invited to bring their children to our special Saturday story time to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

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

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

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

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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    11. West Seattle Nursery’s Spring Open House
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      West Seattle Nursery’s 30th Annual Open House:

      Spring Open House
      Saturday, April 11, 2015
      11:00 am to 2:00 pm

      Complimentary espresso and appetizers

      The event will be FREE and will have 6 speakers including:

      BioChar Basics
      Transitioning Your Yard to Organic
      Backyard Birds
      Drunken Botanist Cocktail demo with Seattle Farm School
      Backyard Birds

      RainWise will set up and be here throughout to give advice – meet contractors that install rain gardens and cisterns

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

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    14. Wildlife Friendly Gardening for Natural Pest Control @ Village Green Perennial Nursey
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm

      April 11th from 11 am to 1 pm Village Green Perennial Nursery:

      Join the Garden Hotline (Seattle Tilth) and Village Green Perennial Nursery for a workshop on Wildlife Friendly Gardening for Natural Pest Control! The beauty of songbirds, butterflies, and beneficial insects is ample reason to create a wildlife-friendly garden, but there’s so much more to the picture! When you provide good habitat for birds and beneficial insects, they will in turn provide you with natural pest and weed control, increasing your garden’s health while decreasing your maintenance time.

      This workshop will teach you about the plants and design techniques that attract these delightful creatures to visit and live in your garden. We will also cover problematic wildlife and how to manage them in the garden. A Village Green Perennial Nursery garden tour and a chance to pick up some great wildlife friendly plants to take home for your own garden is included. Informational brochures will be available. Dress for the weather, we will be outside. Street parking, walk down driveway to back of house. Village Green is a residence/business/permaculture farm and garden.

      Tickets:
      https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wildlife-friendly-gardening-for-natural-pest-control-tickets-16214436817
      Thank you

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      Wildlife Friendly Gardening for Natural Pest Control @ Village Green Perennial Nursey
    15. Vietnamese storytime @ Delridge Library
      11:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Saturdays, 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!

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

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

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    16. Tax help @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      From the Vietnamese Cultural Center: “Volunteer Ryan Huỳnh will help to do simple tax returns for low-income people at
      Vietnamese Cultural Center, 2236 Orchard St SW. The service is free. Saturdays from Noon to 3:00 PM; Sundays from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.”

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

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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

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

      Share your mad Lego skills and create something fantastic from your own imagination! We’ve got the bricks, plus free play, challenges, and lots of fun! For ages 5-12. (Children ages 5-7 should be accompanied by an adult).

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

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    19. Artist Talk: Rebecca Rose @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      At Twilight Gallery and Boutique:

      The Spinster and the Carpenter – Rebecca Rose

      Artist Talk: Saturday April 11th, 2015 6 to 8 pm

      (Exhibit runs April 9th – May 24th, 2015)

      Early on Rebecca Rose saw similarities between Sculpture Foundry and Metalsmithing Jewelry, and in both cases transformed an idea from concept to reality out of carved wax and burnable objects. Rose plaster coats the original, kiln fires it, melts metal, and pours it into the negative space. Discovering that jewelry and sculpture could be the same, interchangeable, and all that was missing was a way to bridge the two until she then came up with the current body of work: wearable art + small sculpture = Sculpturings.

      “My methods involve a process called kitbashing, where I assemble wax and burnable objects reminiscent of childhood toys, game pieces, organic materials, and imported miniatures to convey a narrative or story. Recycled objects and elements find their way into the mix as new life is breathed into discarded items that become precious metals, literally turning trash into treasure.

      Read more here.

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    20. Free concert: Diverse Harmony @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      FREE CONCERT!
      In its 13th year, Diverse Harmony gay and straight youth will perform a variety of heartfelt songs from the 60′s and 70′s followed by light refreshments.

      The concert will take place on Saturday, April 11th at 7 PM at the Episcopal church St. John the Baptist beside the West Seattle High School on California Ave.

      Come for an inspiring and uplifting evening of song and honor these bright young people who by their example show that love and acceptance make for a better world.

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      Free concert: Diverse Harmony @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
    21. Steve Beck, Steve Peterson and Jim Moore perform @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Steve Beck, Steve Peterson and Jim Moore perform at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Saturday April 11th, 7 pm–9 pm.

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      Steve Beck, Steve Peterson and Jim Moore perform @ C & P Coffee Company
    22. Live Music Saturday Nights @ West Seattle Eagles
      7:15 pm – 10:15 pm
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      Categories: Music

      8:15 to 11:15 pm on Saturday nights, the West Seattle Eagles are presenting live music. Members and guests only. Check the schedule here. $5/person cover.

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    23. Friends for Feet: Sarah Combs Fundraiser @ Feedback Lounge
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      The Feedback Lounge hosts the Friends for Feet: Sarah Combs Fundraiser with special musical guest Woodland, Saturday April 11th at 7:30 pm.

      Sarah Combs is a former JaKs bartender when she developed a bone disease in her leg/foot. The disease is progressive and a lot is being done to get in front of it. But she’s unable to work at her new job, and her friends, also former JaKs employees, are organizing the fundraiser to help with her mounting bills.

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    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. Iron Valkyries Dance Troupe @ Feedback Lounge
      10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
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      Iron Valkyries Dance Troupe at Feedback Lounge Saturday April 11th at 10:00 pm. No cover charge!

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  7. Apr
    12
    Sun
    2015

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

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

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    2. Birds and Habitats Hike @ Soundway Park
      8:00 am – 10:00 am

      From Nature Consortium:

      Starting in April, we’re introducing a new series of community events in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. On our guided forest hikes, you can explore our local parks and trails in a fun, educational, and family-friendly group. Each hike will center on a different theme or activity, including wildlife, scavenger hunts, plant systems, fitness, and more.

      Birds and Habitats: Learn how birds benefit from our restoration efforts and see or hear who is singing and who is nesting at Soundway and maybe who is stopping in West Seattle during migration. The bird walk will be led by Mike Witter of Audubon Neighborhood Bird Project, an experienced birder who is familiar with birding by ear as well as the habitats offered in the greenbelt. Come rain or shine. Bring appropriate outdoor clothing and binoculars if you have them. Sunday, April 12, 8-10 am at Soundway Park (14th Ave SW & SW Holly St, Seattle)

      There is no registration required for these Forest Hikes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    5. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!

      Starting Sunday, April 12
      New Sunday field + New Wednesday evening game 6 pm = Fairmount Park

      Starting Sunday, April 12
      (19 am start)
      we’re heading back down to summer fields at Fairmount Park:

      Fairmount Park
      5306 Fauntleroy Way SW
      Seattle, Washington
      X SW Brandon Street.

      And Starting April 15
      6 pm Wednesdays evenings

      WSUFF Pickup Ultimate at Fairmount Park Playground
      Sundays mornings – 10 am
      Wednesday evenings – 6 pm
      (Follow WSUFF on Facebook)

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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. 5th Annual Duwamish Princess Angeline Native Tea Party @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      WHAT: 5th Annual Duwamish Princess Angeline Native Tea Party

      WHEN: Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1-3 pm. Doors open at noon.

      WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center

      Free program sharing the cultural & food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Serving Native & English tea, scones & finger sandwiches with a NW Native twist. Your hostess is Princess Angeline’s great-great-grand-niece, Cecile Hansen, the Duwamish Tribal Chairwoman. Tasty fun. 1-3 pm. Doors open at noon. RSVP at:
      http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1432927. Free parking in area.

      Before the Hudson Bay Company arrived, the preferred native drink was pure water. Refreshing and healthful, it was sourced from one of the many fast running streams that feed the Duwamish River. With English Tea in short supply, Hudson Bay staff adopted the native Glandular Labrador Tea (L. Glandulosum) that became known as Trapper’s Tea.

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

      206.431.1582, www.duwamishtribe.org

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    8. Free talk: Cool Season Gardening @ West Seattle Nursery
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      At the West Seattle Nursery:

      Sunday, April 12, 1-2 pm
      Author Bill Thorness will discuss his book “Cool Weather Gardening”

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    9. ‘Catsino’ fundraiser for Furry Faces, AARF and more @ Beveridge Place Pub
      2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      What do Pig Craps, BlackCat 21, Hotwire Snip ‘em, and Studless Draw all have in common? They are the entertainment portion of our annual Catsino Silent Auction!

      Come on out to meet four local rescue groups and bid on unusual, unique silent auction items! All proceeds benefit Furry Faces Foundation, A.A.R.F., Community Cat Coalition, and Regional Animal Services of King County.

      Catsino Silent Auction
      Sunday, April 12th, 2 pm–6 pm
      Location: The Beveridge Place Pub

      You’ll also get to visit and play games with our local business friends! Check out our Facebook page each day to see who is playing and what silent action items have been added.

      Pre-Sale Ticket Outlets-Save $5
      By Purchasing Your Ticket Early!

      Tickets are just $25 at the door or save $5 by purchasing your ticket by April 5th at one of our four ticket outlets.
      • Beveridge Place Pub: 6413 California Ave SW, 932-9906 (Morgan Junction)
      • Hotwire Coffeehouse: 4410 California Ave SW, 935-1510 (Alaska Junction)
      • Pet Elements: 6701 California Ave SW, 206-932-0457 (Morgan Junction)
      • The Beer Junction: 4511 California Ave SW, (206) 938-2337 (Alaska Junction)

      Each Catsino Silent Auction guest will receive a door prize ticket, one free drink ticket, and hors d’oeuvres. ‘Use your ‘Vaccination Record Passport’ as a guide to visit and play at each table,’ says Teri Ensley, F3 Leader, ‘every time you play for at least five minutes at a table you have not visited before, you will receive a stamp. Play at six different tables, you’ll earn an extra Grand Raffle ticket; play at nine different tables—another Grand Raffle Ticket; play at all thirteen and earn a total of three grand raffle tickets!”

      ‘This is a chance for our community to meet our local business owners in a fun, personal setting and learn more about animal rescue groups’, says Gary Sink and Terri Griffith, Owners or Beveridge Place Pub, ‘and, if you like what you hear ‘n’ see, drop a few dollars into their donation bucket or sign up to volunteer with them! We know that A.A.R.F., Community Cat Coalition, Regional Animal Services of King County and Furry Faces Foundation folks are looking forward to meeting all of you!’

      For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/furryfacesfoundation or email furryfaces@hotmail.com

      **Catsino Silent Auction entertainment is a Recreational Gaming Activity***
      Catsino Bucks have no monetary value and all prizes are non-monetary.
      The ticket price only covers expenses and reasonable costs
      The Beveridge Place Pub is a 21 and over establishment

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

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

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    11. Free concert: Ladies Musical Club @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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      Ladies Musical Club concert Sunday, April 12, 2015, 3–4 pm at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library.

      JStephanie Shadbolt, piano

      - Works by French composers: Satie, Ravel, Poulenc, Debussy

      Katie Hochman, soprano
      Emily Riesser, soprano
      Amber Rose Johnson, mezzo-soprano
      Karin McCullough, piano

      - In Honor of National Poetry Month: Emily Dickinson Poems Set to Music

      The Ladies Musical Club is a corporation of women with the mission to foster classical music in the community through education, performance and awards.

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

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    12. Read, Learn, Explore: ‘The Willoughbys’ @ Southwest Library
      3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      At the Southwest Library Sunday, April 12, 2015, 3–4 pm:

      Read a book, learn what others think, explore how it relates to your world. Registration is required.

      Second to fourth graders will talk about the book “The Willoughbys” by Lois Lowry, then create projects and play games related to the text.

      Copies available to check out at the Southwest Branch starting March 23rd. Kids don’t have to have read the book to participate.

      In this tongue-in-cheek take on classic themes in children’s literature, the four Willoughby children set about to become “deserving orphans” after their neglectful parents embark on a treacherous around-the-world adventure, leaving them in the care of an odious nanny.

      View in Catalog: “The Willoughbys” by Lois Lowry

      Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.
      Registration is required: Please call the Southwest Branch at 206-684-7455 to register.

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    13. Sean McCarthy Art Opening @ Skylark Café & Club
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Sunday, April 12th at at Skylark Café & Club, 6:00–9:00 pm:

      Meet the Artist: local Pigeon Point photographer Sean McCarthy

      All Sean’s photos are in-camera double or triple exposures. The merged images are all created one after the other into one image, in the moment. They are all done on the fly, minimally processed, and express something about a place that evokes a feeling that a single snapshot can’t. Some create a world all their own.

      All his images on display were shot in the Admiral, Alki and Pigeon Point neighborhoods of West Seattle.

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

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

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  8. Apr
    13
    Mon
    2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

      At the Delridge Library:

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

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

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

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

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

      Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

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    4. Homework help @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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    5. Spring Break Game On! @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Stop by the High Point Library Monday, Apr. 13, 2015, 3–5 pm.

      Come to the High Point Branch for a Spring Break special edition of board games and open play on the Kinect and Wii. For tweens and teens.

      Grab a Red Vine, dance to the Kinect, drive yourself crazy on MarioKart or beat Ken the librarian in Kinect Track and Field!

      Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about great Library programs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      Homework help @ Delridge Library
    7. Family story time @ High Point Library
      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

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

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

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

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

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      North Delridge Neighborhood Council meeting @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    9. Monday Trivia @ Christo's on Alki
      7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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      Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
    11. Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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

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

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

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  9. Apr
    14
    Tue
    2015

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

      It is story time at the Southwest Seattle Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: birth – 1 year.

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

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

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

      It’s Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library!

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

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

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

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

      It’s LEGO Mania at the Delridge Library on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 2–3:30 pm.

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

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

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    4. Spring Beat Sing-Along: ‘West Side Story’ @ Southwest Library
      2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      At the Southwest Library Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 2:30–5 pm:

      Children, Teens – Join us for a week of musical programming over spring break at the Southwest Branch. Today we’ll be watching and singing along to the 1961 musical drama “West Side Story.” Snacks provided.

      “West Side Story” is the award-winning adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet.” The feuding families become two warring New York City gangs — the white Jets led by Riff and the Puerto Rican Sharks, led by Bernardo. Their hatred escalates to a point where neither can coexist with any form of understanding. But when Riff’s best friend (and former Jet) Tony and Bernardo’s younger sister Maria meet at a dance, no one can do anything to stop their love. (IMDB)

      Director – Jerome Robbins
      Country – USA
      Year – 1961
      Length – 151 minutes
      Rating – Not Rated

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

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      Spring Beat Sing-Along: ‘West Side Story’ @ Southwest Library
    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. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

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

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

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

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    9. “Beginning Wine Tasting” class begins @ South Seattle College
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      3-Week Class “Beginning Wine Tasting” with Sommelier Dieter Schafer and Winemaker at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor).


      Learn from Sommelier Dieter Schafer to enjoy the world of wine tasting by becoming an informed consumer. Discover wine terms, what to look for when purchasing wine at a shop or restaurant, how to read a label, how to pair wine with food, how to serve, and many more essentials. Tasting each session. For details please go to http://winedieter.wordpress.com/.

      3 Tuesdays, April 14-28, 2015, 6-9 pm.
      South Seattle College
      6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
      $103 per person, all fees included.
      Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or http://www.LearnatSouth.org.
      Info: southced@SeattleColleges.edu.

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

      Admiral Neighborhood Association:

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

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      Admiral Neighborhood Association meeting @ The Sanctuary at Admiral
    13. Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      It is story time at the Delridge Library!

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

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

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

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    14. Fauntleroy Community Association meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

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      Fauntleroy Community Association meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
    15. FCA Business Meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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

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    16. Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Sponsored by King County Bar Association
      Date: Tuesdays, April 7, 14 and 28
      Time: Appointments start at 7:00 pm
      Please call to set up your appointment. 206-267-7070
      Sponsored by King County Bar Association
      Cost: Free

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      Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    17. Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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      Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
    18. Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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

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  10. Apr
    15
    Wed
    2015

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

      It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library!

      Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

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

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

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

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch!

      Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: 1 – 3 years.

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

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

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

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. 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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    7. 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. April 8: Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
      - Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert, Edna May Oliver, Ward Bond, John Carradine. 103m

      Wed. April 15: Wake Island (1942)
      - Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix. 87m

      Wed. April 22: The Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
      - John Wayne, John Agar, Forrest Tucker. 110m

      Wed. April 29: To Hell and Back (1955)
      - Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, David Janssen, Susan Kohner. 106m

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    8. Free legal consultations for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:


      Legal Consultations with Nancy Sorensen
      Wednesday, April 15
      Appointments starting at 2:00 pm
      FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk to make
      appointment: 206-932-4044 ext. 1

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    9. Spring Beat Sing-Along: The Little Mermaid @ Southwest Library
      2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      At the Southwest Library Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 2:30–4:30 pm:

      Join us for a week of musical programming over spring break at the Southwest Branch. Today we’ll be watching and singing along to the animated film “The Little Mermaid.” Snacks provided.

      In the tale of a headstrong young mermaid who yearns to “spend a day, warm on the sand,” Ariel trades her voice to Ursula, the Sea Witch, for a pair of legs. Ariel can only succeed if she receives true love’s kiss in a few day’s time and she needs all the help she can from a singing crab named Sebastian, a loudmouth seagull, and a flounder.

      Rating G – General Audiences

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

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    10. Student Assistant Workshop @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      At the High Point Library Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2015, 3–5:30 pm:

      Student Assistant Workshop

      Teens 16 and older are invited to join us for a session to start work on your Student Assistant Program application.

      This workshop will include a general overview of the Student Assistant Program, interviewing tips and time to start work on the online application. The program is for those in a school program 16 years and older who have not yet received their bachelor’s degree.

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

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    11. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    13. Free yoga class @ Delridge Community Center
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      At the Delridge Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      Free Yoga Class @ Delridge Community Center
      Wednesdays, 6 pm–7 pm

      Delridge Community Center

      Call to Register: 206.684.7423
      No Fee

      Additional Info: Donations are gladly accepted to help subsidize this free
      class and the purchase of new yoga equipment.

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    14. WSUFF Pickup Ultimate game @ Fairmount Park
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Sports


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!

      Starting April 15
      6 pm Wednesdays evenings

      Fairmount Park
      5306 Fauntleroy Way SW
      Seattle, Washington
      X SW Brandon Street.

      WSUFF Pickup Ultimate at Fairmount Park Playground
      Sundays mornings – 10 am
      Wednesday evenings – 6 pm
      (Follow WSUFF on Facebook)

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    15. Free clinic: Fix a flat tire, basic bike maintenance @ Cycle University
      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

      Cycle University offers a free bicycle maintenance/fix a flat clinic monthly clinic held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm:

      http://www.cycleu.com/fix-a-flat-tire-basic-bike-maintenance-a-free-clinic-415-630pm/

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

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

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

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

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    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). For specific meeting agendas, click here.

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    18. Delridge District Council meeting @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Delridge Neighborhoods District Council meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7 pm–9 pm at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

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      Delridge District Council meeting @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    19. Morgan Community Association’s quarterly meeting @ The Kenney
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      APRIL 2015 AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS as shared by MoCA leadership:

      Morgan Community Association (MoCA)

      April 15th @ 7 pm to 9 pm
      In the lower-level meeting-room area at The Kenney (WSB sponsor).

      7:05 Elections: All meeting participants may vote
      New Officers:
      Vice President – Jason Wax
      Secretary –
      New Executive Board Members:
      SW District Council Representative – Tod Rodman
      Executive Board – Cindi Barker and Tod Rodman

      7:15 District 1 Candidate messages – 5 minutes each
      • Lisa Herbold
      • Phillip Tavel
      • Tom Koch

      7:30 MoCA Minute Updates
      • NEW ‘Little Library’ for Morgan Junction Park
      • 10 years already!! The Morgan Junction Festival
      • Future Morgan Junction Park Expansion & SW Eddy Street
      • Hub Drill and Hub-a-thon – April 17, April 18, and May 9
      • California Avenue streetscape improvement request

      7:35: Special Guest – Dove Alberg – Director, Capital Development and Construction Management, Finance and Administrative Services, City of Seattle.

      8:00 Old Business
      Morgan cut-through traffic study
      Morgan Junction Business Association
      New Bike Racks
      SW Precinct Advisory Committee
      Sidewalk Improvement Grant
      Nazarene Church Comprehensive Plan Amendment
      Receivership Committee report – Proposed By Laws Changes

      8:35 New Business
      Report from SW District Council – Design Review Concerns
      YMCA Expansion Endorsement
      Neighborhood Conservation District proposal
      Workshop – Things to know now that you are 50

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    20. West Seattle Green Party meeting @ Admiral Bird
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      At the Admiral Bird, (Admiral Junction) we’ll have “Neighborhood Green Meetings” co-hosted by Sustainable West Seattle and Green Party of Seattle on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Open to all, contact hildenichols@me.com for more info

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    21. 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
    22. 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
    23. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Wednesday with host Gen. Loball — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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  11. Apr
    16
    Thu
    2015

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

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Legal Assistance – Elder Law & Estate Planning with John Llewellyn
      Thursdays, April 2 & 16
      Time: Appointments start at 10:00 am

      FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 ext. 1

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      Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ 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 to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: 3 – 5 years.

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

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

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    3. $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 JMarie Salon – New stylist! Pay at the front desk. Reservations required – at the Front Desk, or call (206) 932-4044 ext 1 for appointment.

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

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

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

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

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

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    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. 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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    7. Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+

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

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

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    8. LEGO Mania! @ High Point Library
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      It’s LEGO Mania at the High Point Library on Thursday, Apr. 16, 2015, 3:30–5 pm.

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

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

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    9. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    11. Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

      Contact: info@fruitinwestseattle.org

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

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    12. ‘Dancing with Cocktails’ – Learn East Coast Swing @ Salty's on Alki
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      At Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      Come learn East Coast Swing at Salty’s on Alki “Dancing with Cocktails.” East Coast Swing is a great way to start dancing. It’s both fun and versatile, and you’ll be amazed at how well you’ll be dancing in just one hour. Dance for Joy provides partner dance instruction. You’ll start with the basics and build up to some fun moves.

      Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015 (6:00 to 9:00 pm)
      Passed Appetizers and Cocktails: 6:00 pm
      Lessons: 7:00 to 8:00 pm
      Dancing Practice with Champagne Toast: 8:00 to 9:00 pm
      Price: $45 per person, includes one cocktail and champagne toast (does not include tax and gratuity)
      Reservations: Required in advance by calling 206-937-1600.
      Parking: Free as the fabulous waterfront views!

      Salty’s on Alki Beach in West Seattle provides appetizers with your choice of a cocktail and spectacular waterfront views of the Seattle skyline and Elliott Bay. Come with a friend, a mate or alone.

      You can even bring two left feet, but be sure to wear comfortable shoes that stay on your feet and slide on the floor.

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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. Greg Miller performs @ Admiral Bird
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      At the Admiral Bird, (Admiral Junction) Thursday 16th 6:30 pm, Greg Miller performs: Greg Miller is a Seattle based guitarist and songwriter. Come and join him for an evening of classical, ragtime, and blues guitar.

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    15. West Seattle Timebank’s April meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      What: The West Seattle Timebank March Monthly Meeting

      When: Thursday, April 16, 2015

      Where: Senior Center in West Seattle. 4217 SW Oregon

      6:30–7:00 PM Potluck – Bring a dish or snack to share and a friend.

      7:00–8:00 PM – Members meeting to learn about Timebanking and and meet members.

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    16. 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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    17. 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
    18. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

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

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  12. Apr
    17
    Fri
    2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Burke’s Bijou
      Friday Afternoon at the Movies

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

      Fri. Jan April 3: Fargo (1996)
      - Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell – 97m

      Fri. April 10: Joyeux Noel (2005)
      - Diane Kruger, Ian Richardson – 116m

      Fri. April 17: 42 (2013)
      - Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, Christopher Meloni – 129m

      Fri. April 24: The Hill (1965)
      - Sean Connery, Ossie Davis, Ian Bannen, Michael Redgrave – 122m

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    4. Teen Space: Music Here, Music There, Music Anywhere @ Southwest Library
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Come to the Southwest Branch Library for Teen Space: Music Here, Music There, Music Anywhere

      Friday, April 17, 2015, 2–5 pm

      Need a space to be creative and have fun? Come to Teen Space at the Southwest Branch. This month beat on some unlikely drums to create music in one of the most unlikely places.

      Teen Space at the Southwest Branch is a time set aside just for teens ages 12-18 to meet up and hang out. Why not get out of the house for a while and head to the library? Come alone or bring your friends — then make new friends!

      We’ll have snacks (a must), music, board games and supplies to do art or homework. Come ready to unlock your hidden musical talents in this teen-designed program.

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

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    5. 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, April 17, 5:00 pm–8:00 pm

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    6. Highland Park’s free movie night! @ HPIC
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      From the Highland Park Improvement Club:

      Free Movie Night this Friday, April 17th at HPIC (12th and Holden):

      Doors open at 6:00 pm with a children’s short at 6:15 and the main movie at 7. Free admission. Volunteers will be selling popcorn, candy and other movie fare. Bring blankets and pillows or sit in our chairs. This is an all ages event. Bring your friends, family and neighbors.

      Double Feature!

      Children’s Movie Hint: This 1962 TV cartoon makes us all ask why we don’t
      yet have flying cars.

      Movie hint: In this 1998 PG-13 (85 minutes) feature, a doctor finds out that he can understand what animals are saying. And the animals find out that he understands.

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    7. Botanical & Garden Photography Workshop @ Seattle Chinese Garden
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      A Botanical & Garden
      PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
      with David E. Perry

      The Seattle Chinese Garden is a gem for its beautiful interplay of traditional architecture and diversity of plants native to China. Many of the more than two dozen varieties of Chinese tree peonies will be blooming in mid-April.

      This workshop is for anyone with any kind of digital camera from smart phone, to point and shoot, to SLR. All levels of experience can be accommodated and are welcome. Learn how to see and then tell better stories with your photographs and how to enhance them through simple, inexpensive apps available for smart phones or software for your desktop computer.

      David E. Perry is an inspirational photographer and teacher whose exceptional garden and plant photos have appeared in numerous magazines including two of the last three cover stories for Fine Gardening, numerous photos in Sunset and in Sunset books and The 50 Mile Bouquet, co-created with Debra Prinzing, and much of the photography for Gardening for Sustainability by John Albers. David lectures and gives workshops around the country and teaches photography and storytelling classes through Bellevue Community College and The Center for Urban Horticulture. He is working on another book project with John Albers and a book on iPhone and iPad photography. Learn more at: http://about.me/david.perry

      Workshop Sessions
      Friday, April 17
      7–9 pm:
      Through a playful presentation of his own work, David Perry shows how to envision and the capture the essence of a garden from the broad vista to exquisite, single blossoms. In the Chan Education Center (directions below).

      Saturday, April 18

      7 am to 2 pm
      — Photograph in the garden with instructional segments by David and ample time to roam the four-acre site and be inspired by your discoveries. Participants will choose an assignment to complete from among two or three options.
      6 to 8:30 pm
      — Reconvene to share your best photos for review. David will give real-time demonstrations (on a flat screen TV) on how to enhance your images with easy-to-use software apps.

      Meals:
      Please bring your own snacks, lunch and dinner. The classroom has a refrigerator and microwave. Tea will be available.

      Workshop Fee
      $215 for Seattle Chinese Garden members / $250 for nonmembers (Become an individual member for $25 and save on the nonmember workshop fee. Join online or by phone or mail; see registration.)

      Registration
      The workshop is limited to 16 participants, so register promptly to secure your place.

      Online:
      seattlechinesegarden.org / Click DONATE in upper right column, then Event Registration, then Photography Work-shop Fee. You may pay by Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. You can join online in the Become a Member link.

      By phone: 206.934.5219 with Visa card (Tuesdays through Fridays, noon to 5 pm)

      By mail: Send check payable to Seattle Chinese Garden to: Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106

      Location
      The Seattle Chinese Garden is in West Seattle on the campus of South Seattle College (WSB sponsor), a 5-minute drive from the first exit (Delridge Way) off the West Seattle Bridge.

      Address:
      6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle 98106. The garden is at the NORTH end of the SSC campus just northeast of the college arboretum. Ample parking is available in east end of the North Entrance lot. The Chan Education center is the first one-story building on the left as you enter the campus. It has its own small parking lot that you may use. Signage will direct you to the workshop classroom.
      Workshop

      QUESTIONS?
      Contact David Perry, davidperryphoto@comcast.net

      Registration QUESTIONS?
      Contact info@seattlechinesegarden.org or 206-934-5219

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

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

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    9. Twelfth Night Productions presents: Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Twelfth Night Productions presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center:

      This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and
      Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism.

      "Very,funny. You get giggles in plenty [and] moments of enlightenment. A master stroke."
      - New York Post

      Picasso at the Lapin Agile will be presented at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way SW) April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and April 19 and 26 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

      You can purchase tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1381939 or at the door up to an hour before show-time.

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    10. Letters from Traffic, Tacoma Finish, Dead Sonics perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Friday April 17th at 9 pm enjoy live indie rock music at Skylark Café & Club featuring Letters from Traffic, Tacoma Finish, and Dead Sonics.

      $7 / ages 21+

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    11. Michele D’Amour & The Love Dealers album release show @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Michele D’Amour & The Love Dealers album release show live at the Feedback Lounge Friday April 17th at 9:30 pm. No cover charge!

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      Michele D’Amour & The Love Dealers album release show @ Feedback Lounge
  13. Apr
    18
    Sat
    2015

    1. Botanical & Garden Photography Workshop @ Seattle Chinese Garden
      7:00 am – 2:00 pm

      A Botanical & Garden
      PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
      with David E. Perry

      The Seattle Chinese Garden is a gem for its beautiful interplay of traditional architecture and diversity of plants native to China. Many of the more than two dozen varieties of Chinese tree peonies will be blooming in mid-April.

      This workshop is for anyone with any kind of digital camera from smart phone, to point and shoot, to SLR. All levels of experience can be accommodated and are welcome. Learn how to see and then tell better stories with your photographs and how to enhance them through simple, inexpensive apps available for smart phones or software for your desktop computer.

      David E. Perry is an inspirational photographer and teacher whose exceptional garden and plant photos have appeared in numerous magazines including two of the last three cover stories for Fine Gardening, numerous photos in Sunset and in Sunset books and The 50 Mile Bouquet, co-created with Debra Prinzing, and much of the photography for Gardening for Sustainability by John Albers. David lectures and gives workshops around the country and teaches photography and storytelling classes through Bellevue Community College and The Center for Urban Horticulture. He is working on another book project with John Albers and a book on iPhone and iPad photography. Learn more at: http://about.me/david.perry

      Workshop Sessions
      Friday, April 17
      7–9 pm:
      Through a playful presentation of his own work, David Perry shows how to envision and the capture the essence of a garden from the broad vista to exquisite, single blossoms. In the Chan Education Center (directions below).

      Saturday, April 18

      7 am to 2 pm
      — Photograph in the garden with instructional segments by David and ample time to roam the four-acre site and be inspired by your discoveries. Participants will choose an assignment to complete from among two or three options.
      6 to 8:30 pm
      — Reconvene to share your best photos for review. David will give real-time demonstrations (on a flat screen TV) on how to enhance your images with easy-to-use software apps.

      Meals:
      Please bring your own snacks, lunch and dinner. The classroom has a refrigerator and microwave. Tea will be available.

      Workshop Fee
      $215 for Seattle Chinese Garden members / $250 for nonmembers (Become an individual member for $25 and save on the nonmember workshop fee. Join online or by phone or mail; see registration.)

      Registration
      The workshop is limited to 16 participants, so register promptly to secure your place.

      Online:
      seattlechinesegarden.org / Click DONATE in upper right column, then Event Registration, then Photography Work-shop Fee. You may pay by Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. You can join online in the Become a Member link.

      By phone: 206.934.5219 with Visa card (Tuesdays through Fridays, noon to 5 pm)

      By mail: Send check payable to Seattle Chinese Garden to: Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106

      Location
      The Seattle Chinese Garden is in West Seattle on the campus of South Seattle College (WSB sponsor), a 5-minute drive from the first exit (Delridge Way) off the West Seattle Bridge.

      Address:
      6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle 98106. The garden is at the NORTH end of the SSC campus just northeast of the college arboretum. Ample parking is available in east end of the North Entrance lot. The Chan Education center is the first one-story building on the left as you enter the campus. It has its own small parking lot that you may use. Signage will direct you to the workshop classroom.
      Workshop

      QUESTIONS?
      Contact David Perry, davidperryphoto@comcast.net

      Registration QUESTIONS?
      Contact info@seattlechinesegarden.org or 206-934-5219

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      Botanical & Garden Photography Workshop @ Seattle Chinese Garden
    2. Record Store Day 2015 @ Easy Street Records
      7:00 am – 9:00 pm

      Easy Street Records celebrates Record Store Day:

      First Store to Open, Last Store to Close – We will open our doors at 7 am and expect to remain open well after our usual closing time of 9 pm. Why? Could it be we have something amazing in the works? Hmmm…..we can’t reveal just yet, but we can tell you about some Guest DJs we’re getting in to spin on RSD. OK, let’s just start with one for now… Chris Ballew! Yes, the mad scientist behind Caspar Babypants and the Presidents Of The United States Of America will once again man the turntables at Easy Street’s RSD 15 celebration!

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    3. 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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    4. Greater Seattle Aquarium Society auction @ West Seattle Christian Church activity center
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Happening this year at the West Seattle Christian Church Activity Center:

      The Greater Seattle Aquarium Society’s annual auction will return to West Seattle Christian Church on Saturday, April 18th. Registration and previews will start at 9 am, and bidding will begin at 10 am.

      Locally raised freshwater fish and aquatic plants, used aquarium equipment, and new goods donated by national manufacturers and local sponsor stores will be offered.

      The event is free and open to the public. More information at www.gsas.org.

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    5. Health Fair @ Daystar Retirement Village
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Health Fair
      At Daystar Retirement Village
      Saturday, April 18th 9:00 am–3:00 pm

      Attend seminars on Acupuncture, Aging and Disability Services, Reducing Fall Risks, Naturopathic Medicine and more!

      Call 206-937-6122 or visit www.DaystarSeattle.com for more information.

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    6. Mobile blood drive @ Westwood Village
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be parked at the Barton St. entrance to Westwood Village on Saturday, April 18th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11 am to noon for a break) and on Saturday, April 25th, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm (closed noon to 1 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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    7. Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      The 4th Annual Summer of Tai Chi on Alki

      EVERY SATURDAY
      April 4th 2015 – October 24th 2015
      9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m.
      This is an ongoing FREE class, open to all levels of inexperience

      With Lao Shi Caylen Storm

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    8. Duwamish Alive! at Pigeon Point Park
      9:30 am – 2:00 pm

      Volunteer for Earth Day

      Duwamish Alive is April 18th

      The time has come once again to celebrate Earth Day the Nature Consortium way. Join us for a day of service, art, and music at Duwamish Alive! on Saturday, April 18 at Pigeon Point Park. Help restore Seattle’s largest remaining forest. All ages are welcome to volunteer.

      Saturday, April 18 – 10 am–2 pm

      Pigeon Point Park, 1901 SW Genesee St
      (Part of the West Duwamish Greenbelt)
      Arrive at 9:30 am
      Event begins promptly at 10 am
      Light snack provided

      Sign up here.

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

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

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

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

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    11. Duwamish Alive! 10th Anniversary Celebration @ Terminal 107
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      April 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
      Duwamish Alive! 10th Anniversary Celebration

      Be part of the 10th Anniversary of Duwamish Alive! Join DRCC/TAG at T-107 to continue restoring and caring for the beauty and habitat of this public access site where we can all enjoy our river.

      Join us on April 18 at T-107 Park to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Duwamish Alive! and to help keep this site safe and beautiful for community, wildlife, and more! At T-107, the public can access the river and returning salmon and other wildlife can rest, feed, and escape from predators. Volunteering on the day is an opportunity to connect with your community and to care for places that are important for the health of our River. You will be one of hundreds of volunteers working to making lasting sites at over 12 sites in the Duwamish Watershed!

      Sign-up here: http://duwamishalive.org/t-107.html

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    12. April Pools Day at Southwest Pool – Family Water Safety Event @ Southwest Pool
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      April Pools Day Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:30 am – 12 pm. This is a free family water-safety event. Prepare for Summer – practice family water safety with our aquatics staff.

      We all know that wearing life jackets, learning about hypothermia, and learning CPR save lives. Seattle Parks and Recreation will join many other public and private swimming facilities throughout Washington to celebrate the Annual April Pools Day on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

      Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to learn hands-on water safety techniques, both in and out of the water. Learn about safe swimming and boating, practice simple rescues, participate in a hypothermia experience and life jacket use. Prizes will be raffled and a free swim time included.

      Don’t miss this chance to get ready for fishing and boating season by participating in April Pools Day at your local Seattle Parks and Recreation swimming pool. Learn and have fun together as a family!

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    13. Class: Death With Dignity law and Advanced Directives @ Westside UU Congregation
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Saturday, April 18, 10:30-12:00 pm, Westside UU Congregation, Social Hall.

      Led by Judy McCay and Karen Griffith of Compassion and Choices of WA, coordinated by Rev. Peg Morgan. During the first hour, learn about the Death With Dignity law passed in 2008. A brief history of aid-in-dying, who can access WA State’s law and how it is works will also be covered. The second hour will offer hands-on seminar about preparing your end-of-life documents. You can leave with a completed Advance Directive, which combines a Living Will and a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care into one document. A notary will be present to notarize your documents. Also learn about People’s Memorial Cooperative.

      RSVP to office@wsuu.org.

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

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Saturdays, 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!

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

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

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

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    19. Donna Parker plays the Mighty Wurlitzer @ Kenyon Hall
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Saturday, April 18, 2:00 pm at Kenyon Hall:

      Donna Parker – internationally recognized organist – at Kenyon Hall’s Mighty Wurlitzer.

      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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    20. Money Smart Week Film: The Sting @ Southwest Library
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Stop by the Southwest Library meeting room on Saturday, April 18, 2015, 2–4 pm:

      Enjoy a screening of the 1974 Oscar winner for Best Picture, “The Sting.” Take a trip down memory lane with “The Sting.” With Robert Redford and Paul Newman as con men in 1930s Chicago, it’s hard to keep track of who is conning who. This film is rated PG.

      Staff from the Office of the Attorney General will be available before and after the movie to answer questions about consumer protection in Washington State.

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

      This is program is offered in partnership with the Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General office of Washington State.

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    21. Live Music Saturday Nights @ West Seattle Eagles
      7:15 pm – 10:15 pm
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      8:15 to 11:15 pm on Saturday nights, the West Seattle Eagles are presenting live music. Members and guests only. Check the schedule here. $5/person cover.

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    22. Twelfth Night Productions presents: Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Twelfth Night Productions presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center:

      This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and
      Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism.

      "Very,funny. You get giggles in plenty [and] moments of enlightenment. A master stroke."
      - New York Post

      Picasso at the Lapin Agile will be presented at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way SW) April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and April 19 and 26 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

      You can purchase tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1381939 or at the door up to an hour before show-time.

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

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

      More info on the March 15th work party here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    4. “Alki walk” urban hike @ Loghouse Museum
      10:00 am – 11:00 am
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      West Seattle Farmers’ Market
    6. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!

      Starting Sunday, April 12
      New Sunday field + New Wednesday evening game 6 pm = Fairmount Park

      Starting Sunday, April 12
      (19 am start)
      we’re heading back down to summer fields at Fairmount Park:

      Fairmount Park
      5306 Fauntleroy Way SW
      Seattle, Washington
      X SW Brandon Street.

      And Starting April 15
      6 pm Wednesdays evenings

      WSUFF Pickup Ultimate at Fairmount Park Playground
      Sundays mornings – 10 am
      Wednesday evenings – 6 pm
      (Follow WSUFF on Facebook)

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    7. Greyhound Pets ‘Meet & Greet’ @ Mud Bay
      11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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      Greyhound Pets, Inc. will be holding a “Meet and Greet” from 11 am-1 pm, Sunday April 19th at the Admiral Mud Bay. We welcome everyone in our neighborhood and beyond to get acquainted with these gentle souls! Please join in and pet the hounds.

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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. Earth Week Fun and BBQ @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Celebrate Earth Week with your neighbors at the West Seattle Tool Library! Join us on Sunday, April 19th from noon to 4 pm for fun and food.

      Need a tool you don’t own? You can rent it from the library! The West Seattle Tool Library is a project of Sustainable West Seattle. We provide tools for DIY projects and for community organizations. Our goal is to contribute to an earth friendly society and encourage a sharing economy.

      There will be plenty of fun for the whole family, along with great food and drinks. Here’s what we have planned for April 19th:
      - Healthy local foods BBQ, including veggies, burgers, brats, and delicious side dishes
      - Kids gardening and worm farm, including making your own newspaper pot and plant seeds to take home
      - Tool Library membership discounts
      - Late tool return amnesty – have a tool that you borrowed and forgot to return? Bring it back on April 19th – no questions asked!
      - Free garden tool sharpening and repair and wheel barrow repairs
      - DIY bikes free bicycle repair
      - Tool library tee-shirts for purchase – or, even better, bring your own tee-shirt for DIY silk screening

      The tool library is located at the Youngstown Cultural and Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW. We are recommending a donation of $10 for individuals or $20 for families for the BBQ, but no one will be turned away!

      We’ll see you on April 19th!

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    10. Free talk: The Right Plant in the Right Place @ West Seattle Nursery
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      At the West Seattle Nursery:

      Sunday, April 19, 1-2 pm
      West Seattle resident and Head Gardener and Arborist at SPU for the past 25 years will give a lecture called “The Right Plant in the Right Place”

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    11. Shred Day @ High Point Library
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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      It’s Shred Day at the High Point Library Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015, 1–4 pm:

      Bring your old financial documents to a public shred event at the Library and have them shredded on the spot!

      Do you have old bank statements, bills, credit card statements, or any other documents with your personal information on them? Don’t let them fall into the wrong hands — protect yourself from identity theft and dispose of them safely during a public shred event at the Library! (Please limit yourself to 5 or fewer copy paper size boxes (15″X12″X10″) of shred-able material.)

      Are you unsure about how long to keep financial documents? Have a look at this article published by the U.S. government on Managing Household Records.

      Help us celebrate Money Smart Week, protect yourself from identity theft, and safely dispose of your documents — all by coming to the Library for our public shred events!

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

      This event is presented in partnership with Confidential Data Disposal.

      Please limit yourself to 5 or fewer copy paper size boxes (15″X12″X10″) of shred-able material.

      This event is presented in partnership with Confidential Data Disposal, Inc.

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    12. Earth Day Storytelling 2015: New Seeds New Growth @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      The Seattle Storytellers Guild presents
      Earth Day Storytelling 2015: New Seeds New Growth

      Sunday, April 19, 2015, 2-4 pm
      The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center

      Join us for this free event. We will gather at the beautiful Duwamish Longhouse in West Seattle, for an afternoon of storytelling in celebration of Earth Day.

      Gene Tagaban, Mary Anne Moorman, and Lorraine Bayes will entertain, inspire, and delight us with their storytelling gifts, as we put a special focus on New Seeds, New Growth: our up and coming youth. A short video will be shown about the youths in the Delridge neighborhood who were inspired by one of last year’s stories to paint a 210′ mural of the history of the Duwamish River. James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Clean-up Coalition / TAG will update us on plans to clean the river. We may have a few other surprises, too!. Food and refreshments will be on hand. Donations welcome. Come and enjoy! Be a part of something special!

      Made possible in part by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods / Neighborhood Matching Fund, The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center, and other friends of the Seattle Storytellers Guild.

      for more information or free tickets go to:

      http://www.seattlestorytellers.org

      http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1407185

      https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-day-storytelling-2015-new-seeds-new-growth-tickets-16230228049

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    13. Earthquake home retrofit class @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Is your home ready for an earthquake? Come to this class at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library on Sunday, April 19, 2015, 2–4 pm and learn how to evaluate your home to determine if it qualifies for the City of Seattle’s standard earthquake retrofitting plan. Registration is required.

      This class provides guidance on what homeowners can do to seismically secure their home to its foundation. Pre-engineered plan sets and other resources are provided. This class is free and open to adults. Registration required please email: snap@seattle.gov

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

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

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    14. 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 two-hour 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. Sunday April 19, 2015 from 3-5pm.

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

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      Free Self-Defense Workshop for women and girls @ Seattle Integrated Martial Arts
    15. Twelfth Night Productions presents: Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Twelfth Night Productions presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center:

      This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and
      Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism.

      "Very,funny. You get giggles in plenty [and] moments of enlightenment. A master stroke."
      - New York Post

      Picasso at the Lapin Agile will be presented at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way SW) April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and April 19 and 26 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

      You can purchase tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1381939 or at the door up to an hour before show-time.

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    16. Classical Elegance performs @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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      Sunday, April 19, at 7:30 pm at Kenyon Hall:

      Classical Elegance
      Laura DeLuca, clarinet; Angelique Poteat, clarinet; Shannon Spicciati, oboe; Maurice Clubb, double bass; Kathleen Boyer, Violin; Timothy Hale, viola; Donna Sparks, flute.

      Chamber pieces presented by members of Seattle Symphony, Pacific NW Ballet Orchestra, and University of Washington Faculty.

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

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

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  15. Apr
    20
    Mon
    2015

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

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

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    2. Homework help @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    4. Special Education regional meeting @ West Seattle High School, cafeteria
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Join West Seattle’s school board director Marty McLaren:

      Monday, April 20
      Special Education regional meeting
      6:00–7:00 pm
      West Seattle High School, cafeteria

      Learn about changes in Special Education in Seattle Public Schools, and ask questions. Wyeth Jessee, Michaela Clancy, Kari Hanson, Spencer Pan, Margo Siegenthaler, and other Special Education staff will be present.

      Interpreters will be available for Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese, and Chinese. Supervised children’s activities will be provided. Contact Margo Siegenthaler, Special Ed Ombudsperson, at (206) 252-0794 or masiegenthaler@seattleschools.org.

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    5. Family story time @ High Point Library
      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  16. Apr
    21
    Tue
    2015

    1. Walker Maintenance and Care Event @ Brookdale Admiral Heights
      10:00 am – 11:00 am
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      Categories: FYI

      Walker Maintenance and Care Event, Tuesday April 21st, 10:00 am at Brookdale Admiral Heights:

      Are you someone who uses a walker, or do you know a friend, family member, or neighbor who does? Please join us at Brookdale Admiral Heights (2326 California Ave SW, right across from the Admiral Theatre) along with Stu from Alki Bike and Board for a complimentary event on Tuesday April 21st at 10:00 am. Stu will be demonstrating how you can care for your walker, and help you identify potential maintenance and safety issues. Join us afterwards for coffee, tea, and breakfast pastries too. Need a ride? Transportation may be available.

      Please R.S.V.P. to our Community Relations Director, Anne Weglin, at 206-938-3964 for availability, or anne.weglin@brookdale.com.

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

      It is story time at the Southwest Seattle Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: birth – 1 year.

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

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

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

      It’s Toddler Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library!

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

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

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

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      Toddler Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
    4. 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
    5. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

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

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

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

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    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. Tuesday Tune-up: Support Ladybug House @ Salty’s on Alki Seafood Restaurant
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Party for a cause! Help raise funds for Ladybug House at Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) Tuesday April 21st, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

      Ladybug House is in the non-profit spotlight at Salty’s on Alki, April 21, for our Tuesday Tune-Up fundraiser with live tunes by Piano-man and Emcee Victor Janusz with Robertson Witmer on accordion-clarinet. You’re invited to join us! Enter a raffle for a chance to win a gift basket from Ladybug House! Here’s why you need to help:

      As a nonprofit, the goal of Ladybug House is to build and operate a freestanding community-based Palliative Care Home based in Seattle. They offer free end-of-life care to children and young adults with life-limiting illnesses and support for their families in a homelike setting. An interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, support staff and volunteers, they provide 24/7 care and support.

      Founder Suzanne Gwynn, a registered nurse in Seattle, worked intensely with children and young adults and their families in oncology and hospice care for over 30 years. Watching families live with the unimaginable day after day compelled her to dream of a palliative care home; a safe place for them to land. She calls this place Ladybug House. They need your support. Participate by becoming a partner or volunteer or simply join us at Salty’s on Alki Beach on Tuesday, April 21. Suzanne would love to share her story with you.

      Join us from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. No Cover Charge: There is no cover charge but donations to Ladybug House are gratefully accepted. Enjoy live music with Emcee and Piano-man Victor Janusz. Come early for Salty’s 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).

      When: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
      Where: Salty’s on Alki Beach Café-Bar
      Why: Party for a cause! Help raise funds for Ladybug House

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

      It is story time at the Delridge Library!

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

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

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

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

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

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    13. Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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

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  17. Apr
    22
    Wed
    2015

    1. Free wildflower seeds for Earth Day @ Hotwire Online Coffeehouse
      6:30 am – 7:00 pm

      At Hotwire Online Coffeehouse (WSB sponsor):

      We’re celebrating Earth Day by offering free wildflower seeds at Hotwire.

      What: Earth Day Celebration

      When: Wednesday, April 22nd, 6:30 am to 7:00 pm

      What: Celebrate Earth Day by picking up your free packet of wildflower seeds (with a purchase)! Our special Earth Day beverage will be a violet, mint white chocolate.

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    2. Mobile Blood Drive @ South Seattle College
      10:30 am – 4:30 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be parked at the Clock Tower Plaza at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed 12:30-1:30 for a break). This blood drive is open to the public. Drives Schedule Subject to Change – To confirm dates, email schedule@psbc.org or call 800-398-7888.

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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.

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

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    4. Toddler Story Time @ Southwest Library
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch!

      Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: 1 – 3 years.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For infants ages 4 to 12 months old (sorry, older siblings need to stay at home).

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

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

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

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

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

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    9. Mobile blood drive @ Our Lady of Guadalupe
      1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      On Wednesday April 22, from 1:00 pm–7:00 pm, Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be at Our Lady Of Guadalupe, at the New Reception Area (the bloodmobile will be closed for a break from 3:00-3:45 pm).

      Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment. Drives Schedule Subject to Change – To confirm dates, email schedule@psbc.org or call 800-398-7888.

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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. April 8: Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
      - Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert, Edna May Oliver, Ward Bond, John Carradine. 103m

      Wed. April 15: Wake Island (1942)
      - Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy, William Bendix. 87m

      Wed. April 22: The Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
      - John Wayne, John Agar, Forrest Tucker. 110m

      Wed. April 29: To Hell and Back (1955)
      - Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, David Janssen, Susan Kohner. 106m

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    11. Earth Day Beach Clean Up at Alki
      2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

      From the Seattle Surfrider Chapter:

      Earth Day Beach Cleanup at Alki!

      This Earth Day, April 22nd, from 2:30-4 pm the chapter is going to host a cleanup at Alki Beach! We already have several groups joining us for the day where we expect to remove the always large quantities of cigarette butts off the beach so they don’t make it into our waters. Last year’s Earth Day cleanup had over 80 attendees and we’re hoping for much of the same this year so sneak out of work a bit early and help us keep this great stretch of sand in Seattle clean! For any questions please contact the Chapter.

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    12. Caregiver Support Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Wednesday, April 22nd, 3–4:30 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Facilitated by: John Deagen (from Senior Services Caregiver Support Program

      Come share your challenges, frustrations, successes with other caregivers who “get it.” The experience exchanged among caregivers will provide you with free peer support on a monthly basis and might just give you an energy boost to keep you at your best.If you are interested in this group and have questions, call John at 206-727-6231 or Holly at 932-4044 ext. #2

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    13. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    15. Youth Facilitated Community Discussion on Safety @ High Point Community Center
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      From Southwest Youth And Family Services:

      Join us for our upcoming YOUTH FACILITATED Community Conversation about safety on Wednesday, April 22 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the High Point Community Center. It will be a world café style event with small table discussions facilitated by students from our Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative. All attendees will be encouraged to participate in the discussions and solutions and opportunities will be shared at the end of the event.

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    16. Free yoga class @ Delridge Community Center
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      At the Delridge Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      Free Yoga Class @ Delridge Community Center
      Wednesdays, 6 pm–7 pm

      Delridge Community Center

      Call to Register: 206.684.7423
      No Fee

      Additional Info: Donations are gladly accepted to help subsidize this free
      class and the purchase of new yoga equipment.

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    17. WSUFF Pickup Ultimate game @ Fairmount Park
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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      Categories: Sports


      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!

      Starting April 15
      6 pm Wednesdays evenings

      Fairmount Park
      5306 Fauntleroy Way SW
      Seattle, Washington
      X SW Brandon Street.

      WSUFF Pickup Ultimate at Fairmount Park Playground
      Sundays mornings – 10 am
      Wednesday evenings – 6 pm
      (Follow WSUFF on Facebook)

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    18. Community Talk w/NASA/JPL Space ambassador Dr. Ron Hobbs @ Explorer West Middle School
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      On Wednesday April 22, Earth Day, Wednesday, at 6:30-8:00 pm
      Explorer West Middle School (WSB sponsor), will present a community talk by NASA/JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab) Solar System Ambassador, Dr. Ron Hobbs.

      Dr. Hobbs’ presentation, entitled “Exploring Strange New Worlds; A Space Exploration Update”, will introduce exciting developments in space exploration. This talk is aimed to inspire upper elementary and middle school students and their families. Admission is free of charge. An RSVP is requested by email at events@explorer-west.org.

      In this special Earth Day Explorer presentation, Dr. Hobbs will talk about the new frontiers including the latest discoveries in comets, dwarf planets, and the Mars rover. With the goal of igniting enthusiasm and imagination of the new frontiers that lie in outer space, Dr. Hobbs will also illustrate the ways that the discoveries from these missions will impact our life on earth.

      Dr. Ron Hobbs has delivered more than 200 presentations to K-12 classrooms, retirement centers, and professional associations since becoming a Solar System Ambassador for NASA/JPL in 2011. He is currently a naturopathic physician and an instructor for Bellevue College’s TELOS continuing education program. Dr. Hobbs is committed to sharing the wonders of nature from a scientific context. As a lifelong learner, he believes that the wonder of new understanding is a key to a long and fulfilling life. “For kids, and I include myself in that, there’s no distinction between reality and science fiction. Science fiction is just reality before it happens,” he explains. “This is family entertainment as it really should be. That’s the great thing about the Solar Systems Ambassador program. It’s people from the community sharing with their neighbors what our tax dollars get spent on.”

      NASA/JPL The Solar System Ambassadors Program is a public outreach program designed to work with motivated volunteers across the nation. These volunteers communicate the excitement of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab space exploration missions and information about recent discoveries to people in their local communities. For 2015, there are 628 bringing the excitement of space to the public. Ambassadors are space enthusiasts from various walks of life who are interested in providing greater service and inspiration to the community at large.

      Explorer West is an independent Middle School founded in 1996. It is located in southwest Seattle in the White Center area. Explorer West offers rigorous academics in a small, individualized and supportive environment so that students prosper at the high schools of their choice.

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      Community Talk w/NASA/JPL Space ambassador Dr. Ron Hobbs @ Explorer West Middle School
    19. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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    20. Comedy Night starring Jay Wendall Walker 55th Anniversary Show @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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      Categories: Comedy

      Wednesday April 22nd, 8:00 pm at Feedback Lounge – Get your giggles on at the “Comedy Night” hosted by Mona Concepcion!

      STARRING
      JAY WENDALL WALKER – 55TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW.
      Special guests:
      Andy Miller
      Cait Lockhart
      Shannon Koyan

      Hosted by
      Mona Concepcion

      8 pm No cover

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      Comedy Night starring Jay Wendall Walker 55th Anniversary Show @ Feedback Lounge
    21. 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
    22. 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
    23. Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Karaoke Wednesday with host Gen. Loball — 9:00 pm to 1:45 am at Yen Wor Village.

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      Karaoke Wednesday with Gen. Loball @ Yen Wor Village
  18. Apr
    23
    Thu
    2015

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

      It is story time at the Southwest Branch Library!

      Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: 3 – 5 years.

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

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

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      Preschool story time @ Southwest Branch Library
    2. $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 JMarie Salon – New stylist! Pay at the front desk. Reservations required – at the Front Desk, or call (206) 932-4044 ext 1 for appointment.

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

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

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

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

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

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

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

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    5. Community forum on Renters Rights and Affordable Housing Options for Seniors @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

      WHAT:
      Community forum on Renters Rights and Affordable Housing Options for Seniors

      WHEN
      Thursday, April 23
      12:30 pm–2:30 pm

      WHERE:
      West Seattle Senior Center

      WHO:
      Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen
      Former Councilmember Sally J. Clark
      Public

      Seattle City Councilmember Tom Rasmussen will host a community forum regarding affordable housing challenges for senior citizens and options for those on fixed incomes. Rasmussen is hosting the meeting in response to concerns he has heard regarding the increasing cost of housing, particularly from low-income seniors. Representatives for senior citizens, social workers, housing affordability advocates, Seattle Housing Authority and from the Seattle Utility Discount Program will be part of the presentation.

      Forum topics include:
      * Increasing housing costs

      * Landlord and renter rights in Seattle

      * Affordable housing options for seniors

      * Opportunities for participation in the Utility Discount
      Program

      * Q&A

      Everyone is invited to attend to learn more and ask questions.

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      Community forum on Renters Rights and Affordable Housing Options for Seniors @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+

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

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

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      Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    7. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    9. Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

      Contact: info@fruitinwestseattle.org

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

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      Community Orchard of West Seattle Health & Harvest work party @ South Seattle College
    10. Fort George BrewingTasting Night @ The Beer Junction
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      At The Beer Junction:

      Fort George Brewing Tasting Night
      Thursday, April 23rd 5-8 PM
      Come and check out a Seattle favorite, Georgetown Brewing. We will be featuring 5 of their beers for your enjoyment. (Tasting fee)

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      Fort George BrewingTasting Night @ The Beer Junction
    11. 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
    12. West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      The West Seattle Transportation Coalition meetings are held at the High Point Neighborhood House, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of every month. (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. We represent up to 100,000 people in the 10 square mile area between the Duwamish River and Puget Sound. We are a unified voice for transportation issues to drive our elected officials and agencies to stop overlooking West Seattle.

      Thursday, April 23rd, 2015:
      6:30–8:30 PM

      Neighborhood House – High Point

      Committees

      Outreach Committee
      Communications Committee
      Legislative Agenda
      Action Committee

      Upcoming Events
      We have moved dates! We will now meet the 4th Thursday of every month! Same time/location

      6:30-6:45: Welcome to the WSTC, Introductions, Community News & Updates.

      6:45-7:15: Board Elections! The candidates for our open board positions will have three minutes to introduce themselves to the Membership. Elections will be next month at our May 28th meeting.

      7:20-8:20: Move Seattle! Levy. SDOT has done a lot of out reach on the levy, but what is missing for the Peninsula? Come and let us know what you think should be on there. The WSTC will be writing a letter to the Mayor and SDOT Director Kubly on what projects will make this pass in District 1.

      8:20-8:30: Old Business

      8:30: Adjourn.

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    13. The Deep Cuts w/DJ Kingblind @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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

      Angry Housewives – April 23 – May 24, 2015
      Book by A.M. Collins
      Music and Lyrics by Chad Henry

      The Angry Housewives are baaaaaccckkk!! Bored with their everyday mediocre existence and tired of the men in their lives, our four heroines get angry and form a punk-rock band to win some much needed cash in a local contest. Beginning with the first licks, this satirical twist on 1980’s feminism turns into a feverishly rompy rock-musical. Outrageous and irresistible, first produced in 1985 with music and lyrics by Seattlelite Chad Henry, Angry Housewives lays claim to the longest sold out run of a musical in Seattle history. Created by Seattleites Chad Henry and A.M. Collins, this production is coming home for a five-week run to be directed at ArtsWest by Gregory-Award winning director Shawn Belyea, with music direction by Nathan Young, and choreography by Troy Wageman.

      These gals will have you Eating Your… Cornflakes!

      * contains strong language

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

      Tickets (ranging from $17 – $36.50) may be purchased online at www.artswest.org/, by phone at 206-938-0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 1:30-7:30 pm.

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  19. Apr
    24
    Fri
    2015

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

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

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Mobile blood drive @ PCC Natural Market
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be parked at Pcc Natural Market-west Seattle (WSB sponsor) on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed noon to 1 pm). Look for the bus in parking lot parallel to California Ave SW.

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

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      Mobile blood drive @ PCC Natural Market
    3. West Seattle Garden Club meeting @ Daystar Retirement Village
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Friday, April 24, 2015 – West Seattle Garden Club will be holding it’s monthly meeting at Daystar Retirement Village (2615 S W Barton St. Bldg #3.) Starting with Registration and Social Time at 10 am ($5.00 registration fee includes beverage and dessert)

      Please don’t arrive prior to 10 am!

      The Business and Morning Study meeting begins at 10:30 am with “Gardening Jeopardy”, followed by Commentary of the Design and Horticulture Exhibits. Brown Bag Lunch Break at 12 noon. Beverage and dessert will be served by the Club. The Afternoon Program, starting at 12:45 PM,will be presented by Michelle McMorran, a virtual tour of the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Gardens. The Garden is located at the Hiram M. Chittendon Locks in Ballard, and cover seven acres of beautifully maintained gardens. The meeting is dismissed at 2 PM.

      More information at www.westseattlegardenclub.com.

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      West Seattle Garden Club meeting @ Daystar Retirement Village
    4. Free soup and sandwich lunch @ Seaview Methodist Church
      11:30 am – 1:30 pm

      Seaview Methodist Church hosts a free soup and sandwich lunch the 4th Friday of each month, from 11:30 am-1:30 pm This is a community event, open to all.

      The church is located at 4620 SW Graham St, Seattle, WA
      98136-1455, phone is (206) 932-7609, online through Facebook at:
      http://www.facebook.com/pages/Seaview-United-Methodist-Church/117641134928010

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    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. Jan April 3: Fargo (1996)
      - Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell – 97m

      Fri. April 10: Joyeux Noel (2005)
      - Diane Kruger, Ian Richardson – 116m

      Fri. April 17: 42 (2013)
      - Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, Christopher Meloni – 129m

      Fri. April 24: The Hill (1965)
      - Sean Connery, Ossie Davis, Ian Bannen, Michael Redgrave – 122m

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      Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    6. Art for Food: An Art Show to Benefit the White Center Food Bank @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Please join us on April 24 at a benefit for the White Center Food Bank: Art for Food

      With the support of local artists and the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, we are putting on a gallery show that includes framed and matted art, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, and more. We’ll have wine and cheese, and enjoy live music from The Ellis Brothers. All proceeds for the White Center Food Bank.

      Friday April 24th, 6–8 pm
      Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

      See more on our website here, or buy tickets here. See you there!

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      Art for Food: An Art Show to Benefit the White Center Food Bank @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    7. Rainbow Bingo ‘Wild Wild West’ Fundraiser @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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


      Wanted: Cowboys & Cowgirls to come to our wild wild west bingo parlor!

      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 age 21 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. 4, or register online at www.sc-ws.org/.

      We’ve been selling out about a month in advance now, so people need to go to our website home page (sc-ws.org), scroll down and purchase tickets for any upcoming date in 2015!

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      Rainbow Bingo ‘Wild Wild West’ Fundraiser @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    8. 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). More info from C & P:

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

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      Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    9. Oiselle Fashion Show @ West Seattle Runner
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Coming up at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor):

      We are hosting a fashion show with Oiselle, one of our brands. This is a company that is based in Greenlake and was founded and is owned by a local Seattle woman.

      Friday April 24th 7-8:30 pm:
      See the newest styles from Oiselle modelled on the runway at West Seattle Runner. Come and enjoy:
      wine + small bites
      Oiselle Raffle
      15% off apparel
      10% off shoes

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

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

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      Video DJ Andy @ Outwest Bar
    11. West Seattle Big Band performs fundraiser for the Fiesta Multichurch Summer Daycamp @ Shorewood Christian Church
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      West Seattle Big Band will be performing at a fundraiser for the Fiesta Multichurch Summer Daycamp.

      Swing Band Dancing and Dessert Auction
      Friday, April 24, 2015, 7-10 pm
      Free Dance Lessons 6-6:45 pm

      Shorewood Christian Church
      10300 28th Ave SW, Seattle, 98146

      Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/fiestasummervbs

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      West Seattle Big Band performs fundraiser for the Fiesta Multichurch Summer Daycamp @ Shorewood Christian Church
    12. Angry Housewives @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Angry Housewives – April 23 – May 24, 2015
      Book by A.M. Collins
      Music and Lyrics by Chad Henry

      The Angry Housewives are baaaaaccckkk!! Bored with their everyday mediocre existence and tired of the men in their lives, our four heroines get angry and form a punk-rock band to win some much needed cash in a local contest. Beginning with the first licks, this satirical twist on 1980’s feminism turns into a feverishly rompy rock-musical. Outrageous and irresistible, first produced in 1985 with music and lyrics by Seattlelite Chad Henry, Angry Housewives lays claim to the longest sold out run of a musical in Seattle history. Created by Seattleites Chad Henry and A.M. Collins, this production is coming home for a five-week run to be directed at ArtsWest by Gregory-Award winning director Shawn Belyea, with music direction by Nathan Young, and choreography by Troy Wageman.

      These gals will have you Eating Your… Cornflakes!

      * contains strong language

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

      Tickets (ranging from $17 – $36.50) may be purchased online at www.artswest.org/, by phone at 206-938-0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 1:30-7:30 pm.

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    13. Twelfth Night Productions presents: Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Twelfth Night Productions presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center:

      This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and
      Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism.

      "Very,funny. You get giggles in plenty [and] moments of enlightenment. A master stroke."
      - New York Post

      Picasso at the Lapin Agile will be presented at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way SW) April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and April 19 and 26 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

      You can purchase tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1381939 or at the door up to an hour before show-time.

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      Twelfth Night Productions presents: Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    14. Tilted Thunder Rail Birds Fundraiser @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      Tilted Thunder Rail Birds Fundraiser at the Feedback Lounge Friday April 24th, 8 pm. No cover! Tilted Thunder Rail Birds has a nonprofit mission of providing athletic opportunities to women and girls.

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      Tilted Thunder Rail Birds Fundraiser @ Feedback Lounge
    15. The Adarna (CD release), The Shrike perform @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Friday, April 24th at 9 pm: Live rock music at Skylark Café & Club featuring The Adarna (CD release), and The Shrike.

      $7 / 21+

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  20. Apr
    25
    Sat
    2015

    1. Healthy EARTH, Healthy YOU 5K Fun Run & Walk @ Duwamish/Green River Trail, Tukwila
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Tukwila Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to be hosting the fourth annual Healthy EARTH, Healthy YOU 5k Run and Walk on Saturday April 25th, 2015. The event course meanders on the historic Duwamish/Green River Trail which borders the Duwamish River. The FUN run is ideal for people of all ages and abilities, strollers are even welcomed. A post-run event will include a river-side restoration project where each participant will have the opportunity to plant a tree or shrub to honor the health of the earth!

      Registration starts at 8:15 am

      Race begins at 9:00 am

      Free parking is available at Tukwila Community Center

      The run is located conveniently in Tukwila, where there is plenty of parking at the Tukwila Community Center which is located at 12424 42nd Ave. South, Tukwila WA 98168. The starting area is located just over the 42nd Ave. S. Bridge and the post run restoration party will occur along the river behind BECU. Free use of the Tukwila Community Center locker room and shower facilities is included in the race fee.

      More details:
      Register for the run here:
      http://www.active.com/tukwila-wa/running/healthy-earth-healthy-you-5k-run-and-walk-2015

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      Healthy EARTH, Healthy YOU 5K Fun Run & Walk @ Duwamish/Green River Trail, Tukwila
    2. 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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    3. Earth Day Clean Up at Highland Park Elementary School @ Highland Park Elementary School
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Come support Highland Park Elementary School and celebrate Earth Day.

      Highland Park Elementary School will be having and Earth Day Clean Up this Saturday, April 25th from 9 am to noon. Meet on the black top behind the school. Coffee and treats will be provided.

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      Earth Day Clean Up at Highland Park Elementary School @ Highland Park Elementary School
    4. Me-Kwa-Mooks Park restoration work party
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Me-Kwa-Mooks Park natural areas is in need of help healing and expanding native habitat for wildlife. Feel free to join the work ‘party’ every 4th Saturday, 9:00 – noon. Dress in sturdy clothes that can handle the day’s weather & blackberry thorns. Tools provided. Bring your own gloves or use a pair of ours. We are restoring wildlife habitat, so please leave dogs at home.

      Check out & sign up for events at www.greenseattle.org/events, email mekwamooks@yahoo.com, and check out the website at https://mekwamooks.wordpress.com/

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      Me-Kwa-Mooks Park restoration work party
    5. Mobile blood drive @ Westwood Village
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be parked at the Barton St. entrance to Westwood Village on Saturday, April 18th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11 am to noon for a break) and on Saturday, April 25th, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm (closed noon to 1 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
    6. Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      The 4th Annual Summer of Tai Chi on Alki

      EVERY SATURDAY
      April 4th 2015 – October 24th 2015
      9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m.
      This is an ongoing FREE class, open to all levels of inexperience

      With Lao Shi Caylen Storm

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    7. Family Scavenger Hunt Forest Hike @ Pigeon Point Park
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      From Nature Consortium:

      Starting in April, we’re introducing a new series of community events in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. On our guided forest hikes, you can explore our local parks and trails in a fun, educational, and family-friendly group. Each hike will center on a different theme or activity, including wildlife, scavenger hunts, plant systems, fitness, and more.

      Family Scavenger Hunt: A team event! Earn points for finding native plant species, making art, and completing challenges. This scavenger hunt will take you into the West Duwamish Green Belt and challenge you to see the forest with new eyes. Taste some wild edibles, fly a kite, and maybe kiss a banana slug (if you’re game). Team registration begins at 10 am with a celebration and awards at noon. Saturday, April 25, 10 am–noon at Pigeon Point Park (1901 SW Genesee St, Seattle)

      There is no registration required for these Forest Hikes.

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    8. Healthy Kids Day 2015 at the West Seattle Y @ West Seattle YMCA
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Healthy Kids Day

      Join us on Saturday, April 25th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for free, fun-filled events for the entire family! Have your family blast off to the West Seattle YMCA for an intergalactic adventure!

      Launch asteroids at the dunk tank, put your astronaut training to the test by conquering the inflatable Obstacle Course and enjoy an out-of-this-world snack. You might even find yourself in the middle of an alien encounter. Activities for earthlings of all ages, so put on your jetpacks and enjoy Healthy Kids Day!

      Super kids grow here!
      FREE T-Shirts for the first 100 kids.
      Enter to win a Y family membership for an entire year.
      No joining fees April 12th to May 3rd.

      FUN FAMILY ACTIVITIES
      Space Crafts
      Face Painting
      Bubble Fun
      Dunk Tank
      Obstacle Course
      Family Photo Booth
      Running Track
      Fitness Stations
      Zumba(r)

      COMMUNITY PARTNERS
      Seattle Public Library
      Pedalheads
      New Balance Chiropractic
      School of Rock
      Dream Dinners
      Tree of Life Chiropractic
      Seattle Mounted Police
      Seattle Fire Department
      Kathy’s Studio of Dance

      SNACK ATTACK DONATED BY
      Chaco Canyon
      Annie’s
      Smith Brothers Farms

      PERFORMANCES BY
      Kathy’s Studio of Dance Junior & Senior Company
      YMCA Karate Class
      Chief Sealth High School Latino Dance Team & Mariachi Band
      Chief Sealth High School Break Dancers

      LEARN MORE ABOUT THE Y
      Summer Camp Programs
      Play and Learn
      Overnight Camps: Camp Coleman & Camp Orkila
      Birthday Parties
      Youth Sports
      Karate

      http://www.seattleymca.org/Locations/WestSeattle/Pages/Home.aspx

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    9. Peony & Bamboo Festival @ Seattle Chinese Garden
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The third annual Peony and Bamboo Festival will be celebrated the weekend of April 25 to 26, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Seattle Chinese Garden.

      Come early – last year the crowds snapped up all the peonies for sale within hours on the first day. Children especially have a lot of fun running to see the Dragon Seeker sitting grandly above the tree peonies. There will be displays, specialty growers, cultural entertainment, and delicious food. Sponsored by the American Peony Art and Culture Association (APACA) and the American Bamboo Society.

      Suggested adult donation $5

      Luoyang Tree Peony Display Garden – ~ 400 plants of more than two dozen varieties from China’s peony capital

      • Specialty bamboo growers from Washington and Oregon
      • Displays, plant care talks and demonstrations
      • Cultural entertainment ~ Lion Dance 11 am on Saturday
      • Painting demonstrations and sales by Chinese artists
      • Gardening and Chinese flora and fauna books for sale
      • Activities for children ~ Chinese food booths
      Rain Wise educational information

      Seattle Chinese Garden
      6000 16th Avenue SW, South Seattle College north entrance

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    10. West Seattle Bee Garden work party @ High Point Commons Park
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      We’re hosting a work party at the WS Bee Garden (location) this Saturday 4/25 from 10 am-2 pm. We’ll be cleaning things up, planting plants (just set aside a whole bunch of bee, butterfly and hummingbird friendly plants at the WS Nursery), fertilizing and composting. Beverages and snacks will be provided – as well as tools and gardening gloves.

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    11. West Seattle Rock and Gem Show, 2015 edition @ Alki Masonic Lodge
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Event: Rock and Gem Show

      Sponsor: West Seattle Rock Club
      Dates: Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, 2015
      Time: 10 am to 5 pm both days
      Where: Alki Masonic Lodge

      Come to the West Seattle Rock Club’s 49th annual Rock and Gem Show celebrating “Earth Treasures”. FREE ADMISSION. FREE PARKING. Join us for tons of rock, gem and mineral-related exhibits and hands-on fun with activities for kids & juniors.

      ACTIVITIES: A silent auction – one for kids and one for adults. Spin our giant wheel for prizes. Kids can make wire wrap spoons and forks with beads. We will have rock displays, minerals, fossils, geodes, gemstones & crystals to explore.

      Club members will have their own display cases on exhibit. Plus demonstrations of jewelry and lapidary techniques. Dealers will be selling minerals, lapidary tools, fossils, geodes & more! Food and drinks will also be on sale.

      Website:
      http://www.westseattlerockclub.org/wsrcgemshow.htm

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    12. Westside School Spring Prekindergarten Open House
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Westside School (WSB sponsor) is hosting a PK Spring Open House on Saturday, April 25th from 10:00 am until noon.

      Prekindergarten is the main entrance point for this NWAIS Accredited PK through 8th grade school. Their new, state of the art campus will be open for the 2015-16 school year. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Admission Office at 206.932.2511 or by visiting westsideschool.org.

      Prekindergarten Open House

      Where: Westside School

      When: Saturday April 25th
      10:00 am-noon

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    13. Bake Sale for Earth Month @ Shanti Salon and Spa
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      From Shanti Salon and Spa:

      Event – Bake Sale for Earth Month
      When – April 25-26th, 11 am–3 pm
      Where – Shanti Salon and Spa

      Shanti is holding our annual Bake Sale for Earth Month! For the last 5 years, Shanti staff has put on their best baking caps and held a bake sale with all proceeds going to Puget Soundkeeper Alliance.

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

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Saturdays, 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!

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

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

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    18. Financial Family Fun Fest @ High Point Library
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      At the High Point Library meeting room on Saturday, Apr. 25, 2015, 12–3 pm:

      Financial Family Fun Fest

      Join us for Money Smart activities, education and free snacks for the whole family.

      Come one, come all to this free festival about money at the High Point Branch. There will be crafts for kids, duct tape wallet making for teens and free financial one-on-one signups for adults.

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

      This program is presented in partnership with the Financial Empowerment Center.

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

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    20. ‘Conversations about Aging and Dementia’ @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library, Saturday, April 25, 2015, 2–3:30 pm:

      The Seattle Public Library will present the final talk in a discussion series on senior care called “You and Your Parents: Partnering for Care
      Across Generations.” The third lecture “Conversations about Aging and Dementia” will take place from 2 pm to 3:30 pm Saturday, April 25 at the West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., 206-684-7444.

      Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Some parking spaces are available behind the branch. Street parking is free and available near the branch.

      “Conversations about Aging and Dementia” will be a discussion of how to have clear, honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans. Michael Bower from the Alzheimer’s Association of Western Washington will bring a special focus to issues related to dementia, but this program provides tips for anyone caring for an aging loved one.

      For more information, call the Library at 206-684-7444 or Ask a
      Librarian

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    21. Trevor Rasmussen performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Trevor Rasmussen performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Saturday April 25, 3 pm–5 pm.

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    22. Bill Davie performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Bill Davie performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) Saturday April 25th, 7–9 pm. More from C & P:

      Alternative Folk Singer/songwriter/poet acoustic guitar and vocals

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    23. Live Music Saturday Nights @ West Seattle Eagles
      7:15 pm – 10:15 pm
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      Categories: Music

      8:15 to 11:15 pm on Saturday nights, the West Seattle Eagles are presenting live music. Members and guests only. Check the schedule here. $5/person cover.

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    24. Angry Housewives @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Angry Housewives – April 23 – May 24, 2015
      Book by A.M. Collins
      Music and Lyrics by Chad Henry

      The Angry Housewives are baaaaaccckkk!! Bored with their everyday mediocre existence and tired of the men in their lives, our four heroines get angry and form a punk-rock band to win some much needed cash in a local contest. Beginning with the first licks, this satirical twist on 1980’s feminism turns into a feverishly rompy rock-musical. Outrageous and irresistible, first produced in 1985 with music and lyrics by Seattlelite Chad Henry, Angry Housewives lays claim to the longest sold out run of a musical in Seattle history. Created by Seattleites Chad Henry and A.M. Collins, this production is coming home for a five-week run to be directed at ArtsWest by Gregory-Award winning director Shawn Belyea, with music direction by Nathan Young, and choreography by Troy Wageman.

      These gals will have you Eating Your… Cornflakes!

      * contains strong language

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

      Tickets (ranging from $17 – $36.50) may be purchased online at www.artswest.org/, by phone at 206-938-0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 1:30-7:30 pm.

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    25. Owl Hoot @ Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      From Seattle Parks & Recreation Environmental Learning Calendar:

      Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30–9 pm
      Camp Long Environmental Learning Center

      Celebrate all the life on our amazing planet by joining us for a dusk-to-dark owl prowl through Camp Long’s forest. This program designed for adults and children 6 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

      $5 per person

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

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    26. Twelfth Night Productions presents: Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Twelfth Night Productions presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center:

      This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and
      Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism.

      "Very,funny. You get giggles in plenty [and] moments of enlightenment. A master stroke."
      - New York Post

      Picasso at the Lapin Agile will be presented at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way SW) April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and April 19 and 26 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

      You can purchase tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1381939 or at the door up to an hour before show-time.

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    27. Feedback Lounge 6th Anniversary Party
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Stop in April 25th to celebrate with Feedback Lounge at their 6th anniversary! Oh, and rock out, too:

      April 25th
      Feedback Lounge 6th Anniversary Party:
      UNPLUGGED LED ZEPPELIN TRIBUTE

      9PM – No Cover

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    28. 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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    29. West Side Glory: Up Jumped Spring @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      West Seattle’s Fabulous Variety Show, West Side Glory, A Queer Variety Show, returns to the Skylark on Saturday, April 25th:

      West Seattle’s Quarterly Somewhat Queer Variety Show will flower once again in April with a garden of beautiful talent to delight your senses.

      Joining us for our Spring show will be James & Kerry, Aunt Betty Malone, Ace Carter, Caitlin Weierhauser, GarlicMan&CHIKN, Cherry Sur Bete, David Johnson, L LA Henderson), Honey Bucket and the GoGo Bears!

      8:00 PM Doors, 9:00 PM Show
      21 and Over
      $12 Cash at the door

      21 and Older Only Please, we get a little bit naughty.

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    2015

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

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    2. HPIC 2015 Spring Clean work party @ Highland Park Improvement Club
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      Green Spring Clean this coming Sunday. April 26th at HPIC.

      Bring your garden gloves, tools and rain slicker. We start at 9 am in the courtyard.

      – Weeding and weed eating
      – Mulching garden beds
      – Mystery Tree removal and donation to an interested member

      There will be some refreshments for everyone that volunteers. Hope to see you there!

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    3. Recycle Roundup! @ Fauntleroy Church
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Time to clean your basement, closets, cupboards, and drawers!

      The Green Committee at Fauntleroy Church will sponsor its semi-annual free Recycle Roundup.

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    4. West Seattle Baseball Pancake Breakfast @ West Seattle Eagles
      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

      This Sunday West Seattle Baseball is holding an inaugural Pancake Breakfast at the Eagles of West Seattle. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun as we raffle items, eat pancakes and raise funds to help maintain our fields.

      $6 per person or $25 for a family (pay at door)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    6. King County Master Gardeners @ West Seattle Farmers' Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Need help with your garden question? Answers are as close as your neighborhood Master Gardener Plant Answer Clinic. King County Master Gardeners work as volunteer community educators at clinics in the area to empower citizens to incorporate sustainable horticultural practices that help to conserve our natural resources.

      Please look for us at the West Seattle Farmer’s Market Sunday April 26th!

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    7. Peony & Bamboo Festival @ Seattle Chinese Garden
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The third annual Peony and Bamboo Festival will be celebrated the weekend of April 25 to 26, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Seattle Chinese Garden.

      Come early – last year the crowds snapped up all the peonies for sale within hours on the first day. Children especially have a lot of fun running to see the Dragon Seeker sitting grandly above the tree peonies. There will be displays, specialty growers, cultural entertainment, and delicious food. Sponsored by the American Peony Art and Culture Association (APACA) and the American Bamboo Society.

      Suggested adult donation $5

      Luoyang Tree Peony Display Garden – ~ 400 plants of more than two dozen varieties from China’s peony capital

      • Specialty bamboo growers from Washington and Oregon
      • Displays, plant care talks and demonstrations
      • Cultural entertainment ~ Lion Dance 11 am on Saturday
      • Painting demonstrations and sales by Chinese artists
      • Gardening and Chinese flora and fauna books for sale
      • Activities for children ~ Chinese food booths
      Rain Wise educational information

      Seattle Chinese Garden
      6000 16th Avenue SW, South Seattle College north entrance

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    8. West Seattle Farmers’ Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

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    9. West Seattle Rock and Gem Show, 2015 edition @ Alki Masonic Lodge
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Event: Rock and Gem Show

      Sponsor: West Seattle Rock Club
      Dates: Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, 2015
      Time: 10 am to 5 pm both days
      Where: Alki Masonic Lodge

      Come to the West Seattle Rock Club’s 49th annual Rock and Gem Show celebrating “Earth Treasures”. FREE ADMISSION. FREE PARKING. Join us for tons of rock, gem and mineral-related exhibits and hands-on fun with activities for kids & juniors.

      ACTIVITIES: A silent auction – one for kids and one for adults. Spin our giant wheel for prizes. Kids can make wire wrap spoons and forks with beads. We will have rock displays, minerals, fossils, geodes, gemstones & crystals to explore.

      Club members will have their own display cases on exhibit. Plus demonstrations of jewelry and lapidary techniques. Dealers will be selling minerals, lapidary tools, fossils, geodes & more! Food and drinks will also be on sale.

      Website:
      http://www.westseattlerockclub.org/wsrcgemshow.htm

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    10. WSUFF Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Fairmount Park
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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      West Seattle Ultimate Frisbee Family – All Ages — Pass It Around!

      Starting Sunday, April 12
      New Sunday field + New Wednesday evening game 6 pm = Fairmount Park

      Starting Sunday, April 12
      (19 am start)
      we’re heading back down to summer fields at Fairmount Park:

      Fairmount Park
      5306 Fauntleroy Way SW
      Seattle, Washington
      X SW Brandon Street.

      And Starting April 15
      6 pm Wednesdays evenings

      WSUFF Pickup Ultimate at Fairmount Park Playground
      Sundays mornings – 10 am
      Wednesday evenings – 6 pm
      (Follow WSUFF on Facebook)

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    11. Bake Sale for Earth Month @ Shanti Salon and Spa
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      From Shanti Salon and Spa:

      Event – Bake Sale for Earth Month
      When – April 25-26th, 11 am–3 pm
      Where – Shanti Salon and Spa

      Shanti is holding our annual Bake Sale for Earth Month! For the last 5 years, Shanti staff has put on their best baking caps and held a bake sale with all proceeds going to Puget Soundkeeper Alliance.

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      Bake Sale for Earth Month @ Shanti Salon and Spa
    12. Chapel naming and celebration mass @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Providence Mount St. Vincent invites the public to attend a mass to celebrate the naming of its chapel in honor of William Pigott’s visionary commitment, legacy of faith, service and sacrificial giving. The mass will begin at 11 am on April 26, 2015 in the chapel at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave. SW, Seattle. The Very Reverend Paul Magnano will preside.

      The event will honor William Pigott and Ann P. Wyckoff, long-time supporters of Providence Mount St. Vincent. “It’s an honor to continue my grandfather’s legacy,” Wyckoff said about naming the William Pigott Chapel in honor of her grandfather. In 1924, Pigott and five other lead donors partnered with the Sisters of Providence to raise the needed funds to build St. Vincent Home for the Aged, today called Providence Mount St. Vincent. Together they held the vision that a just society must plan for and provide care for its elders. The building was dedicated on April 26, 1924.

      The mass will include a performance of an original score by Grammy-winning film, television and symphony composer Mateo Messina, who throughout his life has visited many Sisters of Providence and “The Mount” while his mother worked there, and where she receives care today. In gratitude, Messina joins in honoring William Pigott and Ann Wyckoff.

      To RSVP or for information, call 206-938-6194 or e-mail ann.martin@providence.org.

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      Chapel naming and celebration mass @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
    13. 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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    14. Angry Housewives @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Angry Housewives – April 23 – May 24, 2015
      Book by A.M. Collins
      Music and Lyrics by Chad Henry

      The Angry Housewives are baaaaaccckkk!! Bored with their everyday mediocre existence and tired of the men in their lives, our four heroines get angry and form a punk-rock band to win some much needed cash in a local contest. Beginning with the first licks, this satirical twist on 1980’s feminism turns into a feverishly rompy rock-musical. Outrageous and irresistible, first produced in 1985 with music and lyrics by Seattlelite Chad Henry, Angry Housewives lays claim to the longest sold out run of a musical in Seattle history. Created by Seattleites Chad Henry and A.M. Collins, this production is coming home for a five-week run to be directed at ArtsWest by Gregory-Award winning director Shawn Belyea, with music direction by Nathan Young, and choreography by Troy Wageman.

      These gals will have you Eating Your… Cornflakes!

      * contains strong language

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

      Tickets (ranging from $17 – $36.50) may be purchased online at www.artswest.org/, by phone at 206-938-0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 1:30-7:30 pm.

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    15. Twelfth Night Productions presents: Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Twelfth Night Productions presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center:

      This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and
      Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism.

      "Very,funny. You get giggles in plenty [and] moments of enlightenment. A master stroke."
      - New York Post

      Picasso at the Lapin Agile will be presented at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way SW) April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and April 19 and 26 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors.

      You can purchase tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1381939 or at the door up to an hour before show-time.

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      Twelfth Night Productions presents: Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    16. Wine in the Woods @ Colman Estate
      3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      On Sunday, April 26, 3-6 pm, Nature Consortium will host Wine in the Woods, an intimate soiree at the Colman Estate in West Seattle. The event will feature local wines by NW Wine Academy and Ancestry Cellars, live music and artist demonstrations, and a silent auction. Proceeds from Wine in the Woods will support Nature Consortium’s ongoing arts and environmental programs.

      At Wine in the Woods, guests can watch four local artists create stunning original artwork, then bid on the paintings in a silent auction. The auction will also include vacation packages, wine tastings, and more. The event’s featured speaker is Chris Jordan, a Seattle-based environmental artist who is internationally acclaimed for his work. Live music will be provided by folk musician Ricky Gene Powell, opera singer Ellaina Lewis, and a flute ensemble from Northwest Symphony Orchestra.

      Since 1998, Nature Consortium has produced the Arts in Nature Festival at Camp Long; brought community members together to restore habitat in the West Duwamish Greenbelt; and, taught art classes for youth and adults in the Seattle area. Please join us for this special fundraising event to benefit a great community organization!

      Tickets for Wine in the Woods are $75 per person and can be purchased at
      www.naturec.org/wine-in-the-woods.

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    17. All Ages Free Open Mic @ Skylark Café & Club
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      All-ages open mic at Skylark Café & Club:

      All ages open mic every last Sunday of the month. The best open mic in the city is open for musicians of all ages. We offer a full backline, sound engineer to dial you in, 16 track mixable recording, and the full stage experience! Signup at 3, music at 4. Full bar with ID.

      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 and bar available with 12 beers on tap

      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.

      You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

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    18. Knit at the Coffee House @ C & P Coffee Company
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Bring your knitting to the meetup at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday April 26th, 5:30 pm.

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

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

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  22. Apr
    27
    Mon
    2015

    1. Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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      MONDAY ARTISTS wants you. We are an established group of watercolorists who meet Monday mornings from 9:30 to noon at the Island View Apts across the street from West Seattle H.S. There is a minimal fee of $5 for the use of the room. First-timers are free. We start with a critique and paint the rest of the time. Beginners and experienced artists are welcome. If you are a beginner we can get you started. We usually have an annual show in the Fall. Some of us started knowing absolutely nothing and have ended up showing and selling our work on a regular basis. For more info call 206-932-1973 or e-mail me at rjwight@comcast .net

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    2. Homework help @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    4. Curious about bike commuting? WS workshop! @ Delridge Library
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Are you interested in using a bicycle to commute to work, school, errands, appointments and/or recreation?

      May is Seattle Bike Month. You can join hundreds of other West Seattleites on Bike to Work Day or any day of the year.

      Explore getting around your community and city by bicycle.

      In preparation for Bike Month, West Seattle Bike Connections is holding a Bike Commuting Workshop at the Delridge Library Meeting Room on Monday, April 27th from 6 to 7:30 PM.

      The workshop is for people new to bike commuting or those who want to learn more about routes and improving their safety and comfort while riding.

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      Curious about bike commuting? WS workshop! @ Delridge Library
    5. Family story time @ High Point Library
      6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

      It is story time at the High Point Library!

      It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
    8. Shadowland’s Pub Quiz night
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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

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

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

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      Karaoke Monday with Sweet Loretta @ Yen Wor Village
  23. Apr
    28
    Tue
    2015

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

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

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

      It is story time at the Southwest Seattle Library! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Suggested age: birth – 1 year.

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

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

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    3. Membership April birthday lunch @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      11:45 am – 1:45 pm

      Tuesday, April 28th at the Senior Center of West Seattle: Members receive a free lunch in the month of their birthday. Music by Cheri Adams – pianist. Co-sponsored by Avalon Health Care, Inc., and Park West. Reservations required: 932-4044 x1.

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      Membership April birthday lunch @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    4. 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
    5. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 7:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

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

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

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

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    8. Hope Lutheran Academic Fair @ Hope Lutheran School
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      You are invited to attend the Hope Lutheran Academic Fair on April 28th at 6:30 pm. For those families who have not attended an art museum or gallery opening, this is a great opportunity to get your feet wet and view some amazing pieces of art created by our students!

      This year’s theme is art, and through our Artist In Residency program sponsored by the PTH (Parents and Teachers of Hope) and headed by Hope Preschool Director and experienced potter, Marie Tornow, along with parent Nicole Pepper who has earned a BFA in ceramics, organized and prepared this program to introduce students to the art of pottery and teach the necessary skills used in working with clay. Over a period of several months, preschool through grade 5 classes participated in creating projects based on the creation story.

      Each class had a different project and will have their pieces on display as well as an information board detailing the inspiration and process of the project. This evening families should imagine themselves walking into a museum and quietly admiring the work done by each classroom.

      Not to be outdone, the middle school students will also have art work displayed throughout the upstairs hallway and in their classrooms that they have worked on throughout the year. Some are math based, science based and some just for fun.

      For the first time ever, on May 14th from 6-9 pm the ceramic pieces will be on display for one evening only during the West Seattle Art Walk in the Hope Lutheran Commons area. How exciting for our students to have their first art show!

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      Hope Lutheran Academic Fair @ Hope Lutheran School
    9. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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    10. West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Next meeting – January 2015

      At the SW Police Precinct, 2300 SW Webster Street (at Delridge Ave SW, next to Home Depot)

      6:00-6:30 Arrive early for light snacks, socializing and networking with each other while we set up the room!

      Hope to see you there! Everyone is welcome, even if you aren’t a Block Watch Captain! RSVP appreciated, but not necessary to attend.

      Deborah Greer
      Karen Berge
      On behalf of the West Seattle Block Watch Captains’ Network (WSBWCN)
      Email: wsblockwatchnet@gmail.com
      Phone: 206-424-0040
      Website: http://wsblockwatchnet.wordpress.com

      Facebook:
      http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=337488370959

      Twitter:
      http://twitter.com/wsblockwatchnet

      Monthly Meeting: 4th Tuesday, 6:30-8 PM, SW Police Precinct, community meeting room (2300 SW Webster Street)

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      West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
    11. Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      It is story time at the Delridge Library!

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

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

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

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    12. Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

      Sponsored by King County Bar Association
      Date: Tuesdays, April 7, 14 and 28
      Time: Appointments start at 7:00 pm
      Please call to set up your appointment. 206-267-7070
      Sponsored by King County Bar Association
      Cost: Free

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      Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    13. Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

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

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      Karaoke Tuesday with Sami Saurus @ Yen Wor Village
    14. Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
      9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

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

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

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  24. Apr
    29
    Wed
    2015

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

      It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library!

      Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old.

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