West Seattle Event Calendar

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How to use this calendar: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Oct
28
Sat
2017
See Art / Make Art: Printmaking Calacas with Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys @ Southwest Branch Library
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

See Art / Make Art: Printmaking Calacas with Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys
10:30 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday October 28, 2017 @ Southwest Branch Library.

Drop-in printmaking art project led by Seattle artist and educator Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys.

Participants will be guided to draw a Calaca or Skull adding patterns & accents to later be transfer as a print. Basic Printmaking techniques will be discussed during class. At the end of this art class you will take home your Calacas print. This workshop is intended for ages 7-adult and is ideal for multi age groups.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library 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.

Halloween Kids Party @ West Seattle Thriftway
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor) is hosting its annual Halloween Kids Party on Saturday, October 28th, between 11 am-1 pm. Decorate a mini-pumpkin; win a treat bag!

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Oct 28 @ 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!”

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 28 @ 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

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) at Delridge Library
Oct 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Vietnamese Story Time is 11:30 am to noon on Saturdays at the Seattle Public Library, Delridge Branch. Stories are presented in Vietnamese (Tiểng Việt).
From the 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.

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. Space is limited at library 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Saturday Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Oct 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday Baby Story Time @ High Point Library, 11:30 am – for babies up to one year

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Run Scared Packet Pickup @ West Seattle Runner
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

From West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor):

October 28th: 2-6 pm Run Scared Packet Pickup

Join us in running our annual tradition!! WE LOVE THIS RACE and it LOVES US!! So much, in fact, that there is a discount code just for us: $7 off with the code: westscary17
We hope to see you there.
Costumes encouraged but not required.
This race is one of the city’s treasures, the fun lasts long after you cross the finish line.

Viscon Cellars Fall Wine Release, day 2
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At Viscon Cellars (WSB sponsor):

Viscon Cellars will be releasing two new wines for our Fall Release this Friday and Saturday 10/27 and 10/28.

We are releasing the 2013 BLACK Red Wine Blend, always a favorite with our customers. The new 2013 BLACK will be sure to live up to the legacy of its predecessors.

Also releasing a new wine to our lineup, the 2014 Rhyme & Reason Syrah.

Two beautiful wines for fall and the holidays.

Community Halloween Party @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

From Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor):

Community Halloween Party – Tibbetts UMC 5 pm – 7 pm

Halloween is coming right up, and it’s time to paint some pumpkins! Tibbetts United Methodist Church extends an open invitation to the public to join us for the Community Halloween Party. We welcome all to this FREE and fun gathering that includes a warm meal, pumpkin painting, a few carnival games, and of course some candy. We will be serving hearty fall soup and savory pumpkin soup. Please join us in the Fellowship Hall (NE corner of 41st Ave SW and Andover Street). ALL are welcome to this FREE community event!

West Seattle Community Orchestras’ 2017 Gala @ Alki Masonic Lodge
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm

Ticket information to come! Benefiting West Seattle Community Orchestras:

“Masquerade for Musicians”

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Alki Masonic Lodge

4736 40th Ave SW

Doors Open 6 pm

Mask & costumes are encouraged, not required

See the flyer here.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

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

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

‘The Nance’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

Bluegrass and Beyond, with 3-Play Ricochet performs at Kenyon Hall
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, October 28, at 7:30 – Bluegrass and Beyond, with 3-Play Ricochet at Kenyon Hall.

This wonderful group returns to Kenyon Hall with their bag of musical delights: Bluegrass, Old Time, Ragtime, and String-Band Americana, played with élan and a great sense of humor. Artists are Peter Langston (guitar, mandolin, dobro, vocals), Tina Webster (5-string banjo, guitar, vocals), Bonya McGarrity (bass), and Ron Haas (resophonic guitar, guitar, vocals). Please visit www.3playricochet.com for more information.

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.

The Cabiri Presents Ghost Game XI: Beyond the Veil @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm

Our 11th annual Halloween dessert theater production runs October 27-November 4th at Youngstown in West Seattle, featuring desserts by The Confectional, craft cocktails by Alchemy West Seattle, and five spine-tingling tales of ghosts and spirits from folklore and mythology. Reserve your single seat at a shared table or an entire table for five now, before they disappear… This year’s production features a score of live, original compositions created by celadon and Vox Vespertinus, guest choreographer Thomas Phelan, and twelve of Seattle’s finest aerialists, acrobats, and dancers.

Beyond the Veil is appropriate for audience members 16 years and older. Festive attire encouraged. All seating is preassigned, so please contact us to be seated with your friends who are coming to the same show. We need all parties’ last names and date you have purchased tickets for, via email to charly@cabiri.org.

Location:
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW

Show Dates/Times:
Friday 10/27
Saturday 10/28
Thursday 11/02
Friday 11/03
Saturday 11/04
* Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for an 8:00 p.m. show every evening.

Ticket Pricing:
General: $45 – Includes dessert
Table for Five: $225 – Reserved Table for 5, includes dessert
VIP Table for Five: $295 – Reserved table in the first two rows and a bottle of bubbly
VIP Single Seat: $65 – Reserved seat in the first two rows and a glass of bubbly upon arrival
Séance for Five: $495 – Front row seating for five, champagne, exclusive desserts, and photos with the performers after the show

Get tickets online here.

11th Annual Come as You Aren’t Battle of the Bands @ Skylark Café & Club
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

The best party of the year is almost here! Get your costumes ready, and don’t forget your ID! 8:00 pm at Skylark Café & Club. Doors open at 7:30 pm.

11th Annual Come As You Aren’t Battle of the Bands
Seattle’s best Halloween show/battle of the bands is at The Skylark! This show WILL sell out so get your tickets early!

$15 / 21+

Troy Nelson (KEXP DJ) as MC
The 11th Annual Come As You Aren’t Lineup:

Harvey Danger/Fabulous Downey Brothers – Oingo Boingo
Harrison B – The Killers
Dagger Hands as CCR
Vibe as Whitney Houston
Gibraltar – Smashing Pumpkins
Sweet Jesus – Pink Floyd
Secret Band…..
Young Chhaylee as Al Green
Teresa and the Wolves – Pat Benatar

This year’s judges: Johnny Nails (Producer/Composer/Guitar Slayer), Atticus George-Andrijeski (KEXP), Lindsay Peton (West Seattle Herald/Artist) last year’s Come As You Aren’t winners Fine Prince.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Oct 28 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

The Denny Blaine Group, The Moberlys @ Parliament Tavern
Oct 28 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 12:00 am

At Parliament Tavern:

WHEN: Saturday, October 28, 9 pm-12 am

WHAT: The Denny Blaine Group, The Moberlys

DESCRIPTION: Seattle rock pioneers hit the stage for a throwback night of new wave/americana pop. $8 cover.

21+

Halloween Costume and Karaoke Contest @ Mac's Triangle Pub
Oct 28 @ 9:30 pm – Oct 29 @ 1:30 am

White Center in Wonderland Halloween Costume and Karaoke Contest at Mac’s Triangle Pub in South Delridge, 9:30 pm-1:30 am:

Join us for our Annual Costume Contest and Karaoke with Christopher Mychael! Regardless of which version of Alice you like best – Disney, Burton, the actual book – dress as your favorite character and come on out to the Triangle. We’ll have prizes for the best costume and best couple. There will even be prizes for just showing up in a costume….for those that come early! We’ll have food and drink specials as well. Costumes will be judged at midnight.

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Oct 28 @ 10:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 2:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Oct
29
Sun
2017
West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Oct 29 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 am

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.

Peel & Press 3rd anniversary, day 3
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

All weekend, through today, Peel & Press (WSB sponsor) is giving 10 percent of its proceeds, in honor of its 3rd anniversary, to buy turkeys and chickens for the West Seattle Food Bank this holiday season.

Highland Park traffic-circle volunteer beautification @ Various locations - see full listing
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Highland Park Roundabouts Cleanup and Beautification
This month we will be cleaning out the weeds, blackberry vines, and dead plants from four roundabouts in Highland Park, then replacing with new trees, shrubs and ground cover. We could use your help.

If you live, walk or drive near the intersections listed below, or you love to garden, or you just want to meet some neighbors, come on out and pitch in!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

10am – 11:30am: 12th Ave SW & SW Trenton — install new plants & mulch
12pm – 1:30pm: 12th Ave SW & SW Thistle — install new plants & mulch
2pm – 3:30pm: 10th Ave SW & SW Thistle — install new plants & mulch
4pm – 5:30pm: 12th Ave SW & SW Kenyon — install new plants & mulch

If you can lend a hand at any of those times, please contact Aubbie so we know how many volunteers to expect. We can also use garden tools, wheelbarrows, yard waste bins, etc. Questions? Give Aubbie a shout — at aubbiebeal@gmail.com

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Every Sunday, year-round! In The West Seattle Junction, on California Ave SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska. Look for the newest Ripe ‘n’ Ready List here.

West Seattle Junction Harvest Festival 2017
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 29th for West Seattle Harvest Festival!
10 am to 2 pm.
Quickly becoming a West Seattle beloved fall event, Harvest Festival will once again bring out the costumed (kids, adults and pets!), the daring (chili cook-off) and musical (parade) and the thirsty (root beer garden) as the West Seattle Junction closes down California Ave for a fantastic fall festival.

Check out the festival fun:
NEW in 2017 is a root beer garden! Yes, it’s true – we’re got a full root beer garden this year for people of all ages. Brought to you by The Beer Junction who’ll be serving local root beer topped by a generous scoop of our hometown favorite Husky Deli vanilla ice cream. You be able to slurp up a full 16oz root beer for the low price of $3.50. Find the root beer garden on Alaska St by Easy Street Records.

FREE games and arts activities brought to you many merchants, nonprofits and community groups.
Chili Cook-off! See local restaurants go head-to-head at the chili cook-off (located by Key Bank at the all-walk). $10 buys you nine tastings – let your taste buds vote for the favorite! All proceeds goes to the West Seattle Food Bank. Check out the cook-off and buy yourself some chili, starting at 11am.

Meet in Junction Plaza Park (SW Alaska and 42nd Ave) for a homemade musical instrument activity lead by School of Rock West Seattle. Then join the West Seattle High School Marching Band and motorcyclists who will lead a children’s costume parade at 11:30 am around Harvest Festival.

Trick or Treat starts at 12 Noon. See what treats the Junction merchants and booths have for little hands.
Our Sunday farmers market will take the streets bringing the fall harvest and more.

Sign up to be a part of Harvest Festival. Harvest Games and Activities brought by our neighborhood’s non-profits, churches and businesses. Homemade games and crafts are the best! Your group can sign up now to provide a FREE activity at the Harvest Festival. Deadline for submission is October 6th.

We are also looking for volunteers work to help us produce Harvest Festival. With our growing number of community folks helping out in the Junction, this is a perfect opportunity to get to know more people and be a part of a neighborhood favorite festival. Please sign up here! It feels good to help make something awesome for our community.

ADDED 9/1/2017: The schedule:

10 am – 2 pm FREE arts & crafts and game booths hosted by Junction merchants, nonprofits and community groups

10 am – 2 pm Root Beer Garden brought to you by The Beer Junction serving Husky Deli ice cream (SW Alaska St)

10 am – 2 pm Special Harvest Farmers Market bringing you all the bounty of the season

10 am – 2 pm Get your scavenger hunt details at the Farmers Market and West Seattle Blog info booth

10 am – 2 pm Join the Farmers Market for Applepalooza (SW Alaska St)

11 am Chili Cook-Off – let your taste buds decide the best. $10 for 9 tastings, all proceeds going to WS Food Bank (Walk All Ways corner by Key Bank)

10:30 am – 11:30 am Get your shake on, join School of Rock maracas making at Junction Plaza Park before the costume parade

11:30 am Costume parade led by West Seattle High School Marching Band meet at Junction Plaza Park

12 Noon Trick-or-Treat begins

1:30pm Chili Cook-Off champion announced

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com<

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 29 @ 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

Visit Fauntleroy Creek to look for spawners
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The first coho have come home to Fauntleroy Creek and you’re invited to stop by 2-3:30 pm Sunday (October 29th) to take a chance on seeing one. Come to the fish-ladder overlook at upper Fauntleroy Way and SW Director to be escorted down.

‘The Nance’ matinée @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

All Ages: Halloween show with The Heebie Jeebies @ Skylark Café & Club
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An all ages (kids encouraged) Halloween show at the Skylark Café & Club on Sunday 10/29 with the Heebie Jeebies, Seattle’s only Halloween band.

Ghouls of all ages, bring your costumes and come ready to dance. We’ve dusted off some old tales from the crypt and dug up some fresh spooktacular tunes. Seattle’s only Halloween band is back at it again. Be there dead or alive.

All ages.

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Rhiannon & Friends @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm

A really jazzy event is coming up: Vocal River Workshop & Concert by Rhiannon Music! The two-day workshop is SOLD OUT, but you can still join the October 29th concert with Rhiannon & Friends, and jazz pianist Randy Halberstadt! Rhiannon has received acclaim from Bobby McFerrin, and other star musicians. This is sure to be a great time! Grab your tickets here.

DJ Troy Nelson @ Shadowland Bar & Restaurant
Oct 29 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

DJ Troy Nelson at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant, Sunday nights 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Oct 29 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Oct 29 @ 10:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 2:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Oct
30
Mon
2017
Free barre classes @ Barre Bohemian
Oct 30 all-day

Fall challenge kicks off at Barre Bohemian, with free daytime classes at 8:30 am, 9:45 am, and 4:30 pm all week. More info (and registration) here!

School Bake Sale for Hurricane Relief @ West Seattle Montessori School & Academy
Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Our middle school students are organizing a plan to help contribute to some of the rebuilding in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. They researched and found a Montessori school similar to ours in San Juan called La Casa Montessori. This school has 130 students and operates a preprimary through elementary age Montessori program. Their school building has been hit with major structural damage, and a loss of a portion of their roof. Our Spanish teacher Suely called the director of the school and was able to reach her on the first day she had phone service after the hurricane. She said several of her students’ families have lost everything, and that the destruction was everywhere. She was very grateful and encouraged by our call from one Montessori school to another in this extremely challenging time.

Throughout October we will be holding bake sales every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 am-9 am near the school arrival drop off area (11215 15th Ave SW) (NO Sales on October 13 or October 27 as middle school is not in session). Breakfast goodies will be available for purchase for $3 (or more if you’d like to donate more!). All proceeds will go directly to La Casa Montessori via their GoFundMe campaign.

Here is a link to their Facebook page as well.

There are Montessori schools worldwide, and this opportunity to connect with our own Global Montessori Community is a powerful reminder that all we need to do is extend ourselves just a little bit to make a life changing difference. Our students are truly leading mindfully and thinking globally with this fundraiser, and we thank you for your help in advance!

Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Mon., 1–2:30 p.m. and Wed., 10–11:30 a.m. Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

Ukulele Jam & Sing-Along – all levels @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Ukulele Jam, Sing-Along
Mondays
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Open to all musicians and singers.

Get your ukulele on every Monday when you join this drop-in group to strum a few tunes or simply sing along with the strummers.

This ukulele and sing-along group is open to all levels of ukulele players and singers.

Cost: $1/members $2/non-members

Before heading out you may want to contact the front desk at the West Seattle Senior Center to confirm that the group is meeting. For example occasionally the Center is closed on holidays. The phone number to call is: 206.932.4044, ext. #1.

Drumming Circle @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drumming Circle, Mondays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Experience relaxation, energy and well-being when you join our drumming circle. No experience necessary. Drums and/or rattles provided but if you have your own please bring them. Led by Kenny Mandell. $5 member/ $7 non-member

 

Homework Help for Children & Teens @ High Point Library
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Homework Help for children and teens at the High Point Library on Mondays: Sep. 11 – Dec 11, 2017, 4 – 7:30 pm.

Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch 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. High Point Branch 206-684-7454.

Tinkerlab at Delridge Library
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Like puzzles? You’ll love Tinkerlab: “Join us for Tinkerlab, fun all-ages programs that show you how to use science, technology, engineering and math to experiment and create amazing inventions.” Here’s the schedule for Delridge Library this fall:

Snap Circuits
4 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20

iMovie (or Stop-Motion Animation)
4 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27

Hour of Code
4 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4

Paper Circuits
4 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11

High Point Library Costume Story Time
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers in their favorite costumes to enjoy not-so-spooky stories and fun with our children’s librarian.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

Monday Meditation @ SoundYoga
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle at Sound Yoga
October 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

5 week Monday night mediation series, Oct. 2 – 30. Topic: Understanding the Mind

By learning contemplation and meditation, we can establish lasting inner peace within our own mind. Each week we will explore a different aspect of Buddhist psychology and the practical ways we can apply it within our modern, busy lives. Everybody welcome!

Oct. 2 – Mindfulness and Concentration
Oct. 9 – Consideration for Others
Oct 16 – Overcoming Procrastination
Oct. 23 – Developing Patience
Oct. 30 – The Three Root Delusions

Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sound Yoga 5639 California Ave SW
Class Fee is $12 and goes to pay for venue costs.
For more information: meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

Open Mic and Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 31 @ 1:45 am

Mondays @ Yen Wor Village:
Open Mike Night: 7: 30 pm – 10:00 pm
Followed by: Karaoke Monday from 10:00 pm – 1:45 am

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Oct 30 @ 10:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 2:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Oct
31
Tue
2017
Free barre classes @ Barre Bohemian
Oct 31 all-day

Fall challenge kicks off at Barre Bohemian, with free daytime classes at 8:30 am, 9:45 am, and 4:30 pm all week. More info (and registration) here!

FULL WEST SEATTLE HALLOWEEN GUIDE @ All over the peninsula
Oct 31 all-day
Baby Story Time @ Southwest Library
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the Southwest Library Branch! Bring your babies 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.

Baby Story Time @ Southwest Library @ Southwest Library
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the Southwest Library Branch! Bring your babies 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.

Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly meeting @ Alki Masonic Lodge
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly luncheon meeting is usually on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm at the Alki Masonic Lodge in The Junction.

These meetings are open to everyone and we welcome members and non-members!

Follow this link to the Rotary website to check the calendar for program info, guest speakers.

Upcoming in September and October 2017:

Sept 19 – Beth Farmer: Refugee/Asylum Services

Sep 26 – Teaching in the Amazon

Oct 3 – Vocational Service

Oct 10 – Students of the Month

Oct 17 – Elder Grow

Admiral District trick-or-treating @ participating Admiral District merchants
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Admiral District trick or treating is back, 3-6 pm Tuesday, October 31st – on Halloween this year!

Admiral District merchants of West Seattle are proud to announce the return of the annual “Trick-or-Treating” event for 2017. This year the Admiral District “Trick or Treating” event will occur on Halloween, giving families the opportunity to trick or treat in a safe environment on the holiday itself. This long standing Admiral neighborhood tradition has grown in popularity each year, and continues to be a West Seattle family favorite.

Trick or treating in the Admiral District is 100% volunteer supported by the businesses operating near the intersection of Admiral and California Ave SW. Each year, local businesses give back to the community by providing a safe place for trick or treating. Find your favorite costume, grab the kids, and come out on Tuesday October 31st to join in on this popular West Seattle event!

Look for this sign on the window of participating businesses to take part in the 2017 Trick or Treating Event.

Teen Drop-in Volleyball @ SWTLC
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.
FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Westwood Village trick-or-treating
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Westwood Village trick-or-treating this year is 4-6 pm on Halloween (Tuesday, October 31st).

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Skeleton Theatre 2017
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This year’s Skeleton Theatre (sign in yard verifies it’s on!) will play continuously on:

– Tuesday, October 31st (Halloween), from 6 pm to 9 pm
– Wednesday, November 1st, from 6 pm to 9 pm

UPDATE: From ST on October 29th:

The theme this year is “Back to our Roots”. Through the years people have asked us to do this again, so we’re going to do a show consisting of pop culture clips – like we did for the first two years of Skeleton Theatre a decade ago. With a few new tricks added in.

We will end with one original scene: it’s a preview for the new show that we’ll be putting up next year. Just not enough time to get that one completely finished this year…rushing it would have meant too great a loss of quality, so we’ll finish it during the coming year and put it on stage next Halloween.

For more information, visit www.skeletontheatre.com

Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
Oct 31 @ 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.

Halloween Trivia and Costume Contest @ Ounces
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Halloween Trivia and Costume Contest at Ounces, 7-9 pm: “Grab a costume and come out for a fun-filled night of Halloween Trivia! Entry is free…just round up your team and come on down! Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd — special for Halloween night, we’ll be doing a Costume Contest!”

Baby Ketten Karaoke @ Skylark Café & Club
Oct 31 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Baby Ketten Karaoke on Tuesday nights starts at 9 pm at Skylark Café & Club. Details on Baby Ketten and songlists here. Free, ages 21+.

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

Hallo-WEEN Spectacular with Boys Club & The Heebie-Jeebies @ Parliament Tavern
Oct 31 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Boys Club (a tribute to Ween) plays at the Parliament Tavern in West Seattle on Hallo-Ween night. $5 at the door, 21+. The Heebie Jeebies will be opening up. Boys Club will be performing Ween’s album “White Pepper” in its entirety.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Oct 31 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 1 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Nov
1
Wed
2017
Free barre classes @ Barre Bohemian
Nov 1 all-day

Fall challenge kicks off at Barre Bohemian, with free daytime classes at 8:30 am, 9:45 am, and 4:30 pm all week. More info (and registration) here!

Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Wed., 10–11:30 am, Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. Also offered on Mondays, 1–2:30 pm. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

It is Baby Story Time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Most Wednesdays from 11:30 am-noon.

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.

Free blood pressure readings @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Blood Pressure Readings
1st Wednesday of month
Time: 12:00 to 12:30 pm
Cost: Free, NO appointment needed
Compliments Leon Sullivan Health Center

Hot Topics for Seniors @ Southwest Branch Library
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Hot Topics for Seniors @ the Southwest Branch Library
Check SPL’s Southwest Branch Calendar for more on this month’s topic.

October 4: Protecting Your Privacy
November 1: Getting your Voice Heard
December 6: Sharing Humor
January 3, 2018: Poetry with Claudia Castro Luna

Meet at noon for 1 to 1.5 hours.

A brown bag lunch discussion group committed to understanding issues of importance to current and future seniors.

Join Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) and the Southwest Branch as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues.
Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library 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.
Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian

American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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!

Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Dance Time @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Evening Dance Time with live music by Lauren Petrie, who plays a wide variety of songs on the keyboard. First Wednesday of the month, 6 pm to 8 pm.

No host bar with $3 beer, wine, and cocktails. Join our fun and friendly community of dancers! All ages, abilities, and skill levels welcome. All ages are welcome to attend, but you must be 21 to buy alcohol.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Admission: Members, $5; Nonmembers, $7.

Sponsored by Terry Holm.

Skeleton Theatre 2017
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This year’s Skeleton Theatre (sign in yard verifies it’s on!) will play continuously on:

– Tuesday, October 31st (Halloween), from 6 pm to 9 pm
– Wednesday, November 1st, from 6 pm to 9 pm

UPDATE: From ST on October 29th:

The theme this year is “Back to our Roots”. Through the years people have asked us to do this again, so we’re going to do a show consisting of pop culture clips – like we did for the first two years of Skeleton Theatre a decade ago. With a few new tricks added in.

We will end with one original scene: it’s a preview for the new show that we’ll be putting up next year. Just not enough time to get that one completely finished this year…rushing it would have meant too great a loss of quality, so we’ll finish it during the coming year and put it on stage next Halloween.

For more information, visit www.skeletontheatre.com

Kennedy Catholic High School open house
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This event is open to any potential student and their families.

This is an opportunity for students and parents to learn more about the admissions process. Families are able to meet faculty, staff and current Kennedy Catholic students while learning about academics, athletics and extra-curricular activities.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PLEASE JOIN US…
Our club meets at 6:30pm every Wednesday upstairs at the Sisson Building in West Seattle.The address is 4217 SW Oregon St, on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

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

Contact us at (206)552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

*Except as noted in the Kiwanis website calendar here.

Southwest District Council meeting – NOVEMBER AGENDA ADDED @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 6:45 pm

The Southwest District Council meets the first Wednesday of every month, 6:30 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle’s Nucor Room. (ADDED – NOVEMBER 2017 AGENDA:)

6:30 pm – welcome and introductions

6:40 pm – voting for 2018 officers
Tamsen Spengler, co-chair
Amanda Sawyer, co-chair
Roxane Rusch, secretary

6:55 pm – Proposed rezone at 9250 45th SW
*Bruce Butterfield and Mike Dey, Fauntleroy Community Association

Jim Page performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jim Page performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More info from C & P:

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

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Nov 1 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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

Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Nov 1 @ 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.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 1 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 2 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Nov
2
Thu
2017
Free barre classes @ Barre Bohemian
Nov 2 all-day

Fall challenge kicks off at Barre Bohemian, with free daytime classes at 8:30 am, 9:45 am, and 4:30 pm all week. More info (and registration) here!

Thursday Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

Wednesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am.
No Story time on Nov 22 or 23.
Southwest Branch online or 206-684-7455.

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.

Construction Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

November 2: Construction Story Time, 11:30 am

It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories and activities with guest construction workers from a nearby construction site.

First Thursday Democrats’ luncheon/discussion @ Daystar Retirement Village
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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

West Seattle Chamber luncheon: 4 Quick Lessons for DIY Marketing @ The Kenney
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

WSCC November Luncheon: 4 Quick Lessons for DIY Marketing

Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: The Kenney, 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98136

Join us at the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce November Luncheon for a trip to remember…SPEED Geeking. Yes, you will be taking a trip to the various tables, much like SPEED Networking. At each table will be an Expert presenting a different topic: Facebook/Live: managing events and information; Essential Instagram posting tips; #’s (hashtags): What, why, how; Using Video’s: tips to save time, money, and content. You will walk away from each table with our bulletin, “Expert Tip”, outlining: What it is, Why is it important, How does it fill a need, and One Action with step by step instructions

Admission is $40. Register before 10/30 to receive a $5 discount WSCC – Members login to the members center to receive your Members Discount.

To Register or for more information, go here.

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 2 @ 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

Tinkerlab at High Point Library
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Tinkerlab at High Point Library – “Join us for Tinkerlab, fun all-ages programs that show you how to use science, technology, engineering and math to experiment and create amazing inventions.”

Snap Circuits
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19

Think Like a Computer Scientist
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

Paint on the iPad with ArtRage
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2

Ozobots
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9

3D Art and Printing
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16

West Seattle Thriftway Holiday Taste 2017
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to the Holiday Taste event at West Seattle Thriftway (WSB sponsor) on November 2nd, 4–7 pm. Lots of vendors – and it’s free.

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Linda McClamrock Recycled Paper Collage workshop @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor): Workshop, workshop, sign up for your workshop here! We’ll be doing collages together and having a LOT of fun. Grab a friend and c’mon! Only $35 includes all materials.

Alki Elementary PTA meeting
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You’re invited to Alki Elementary School‘s PTA meeting. Find out more at alkipta.com.

‘The Nance’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

The Cabiri Presents Ghost Game XI: Beyond the Veil @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm

Our 11th annual Halloween dessert theater production runs October 27-November 4th at Youngstown in West Seattle, featuring desserts by The Confectional, craft cocktails by Alchemy West Seattle, and five spine-tingling tales of ghosts and spirits from folklore and mythology. Reserve your single seat at a shared table or an entire table for five now, before they disappear… This year’s production features a score of live, original compositions created by celadon and Vox Vespertinus, guest choreographer Thomas Phelan, and twelve of Seattle’s finest aerialists, acrobats, and dancers.

Beyond the Veil is appropriate for audience members 16 years and older. Festive attire encouraged. All seating is preassigned, so please contact us to be seated with your friends who are coming to the same show. We need all parties’ last names and date you have purchased tickets for, via email to charly@cabiri.org.

Location:
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW

Show Dates/Times:
Friday 10/27
Saturday 10/28
Thursday 11/02
Friday 11/03
Saturday 11/04
* Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for an 8:00 p.m. show every evening.

Ticket Pricing:
General: $45 – Includes dessert
Table for Five: $225 – Reserved Table for 5, includes dessert
VIP Table for Five: $295 – Reserved table in the first two rows and a bottle of bubbly
VIP Single Seat: $65 – Reserved seat in the first two rows and a glass of bubbly upon arrival
Séance for Five: $495 – Front row seating for five, champagne, exclusive desserts, and photos with the performers after the show

Get tickets online here.

William Shakespeare’s The Star Wars Verily, A New Hope @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School‘s drama department presentation:

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

E-mail tickets@westsidedrama.com for reservations – $10 ticket with reservation, $15 at the door.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 2 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 3 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Nov
3
Fri
2017
Free barre classes @ Barre Bohemian
Nov 3 all-day

Fall challenge kicks off at Barre Bohemian, with free daytime classes at 8:30 am, 9:45 am, and 4:30 pm all week. More info (and registration) here!

Lafayette Elementary School’s Annual Walk-A-Thon fundraiser
Nov 3 all-day

Annual Lafayette PTA fundraiser. WSB is a co-sponsor. Details to come. Watch this page!

West Seattle synagogue listings
Nov 3 all-day

West Seattle synagogue listings:

KOL HANESHAMAH:

Kol HaNeshamah is an intimate congregation with a warm approach to tradition. Shabbat is the cornerstone of our community. We meet twice a month on the first and third Friday and Saturday to worship at Alki UCC, near Alki Beach in West Seattle.

Ours is a progressive synagogue rejoicing in Torah, Avodah (Worship/Prayer), Tzedek and Tikkun (Justice and Healing) but specializing in K’hillah (Community). We attract members from all around Seattle who believe a synagogue is a place to experience the joys of Judaism. We deeply believe in inclusivity. We are young, old, families, singles, single parents, interfaith, straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered.

Our Rabbi, with support from an ensemble of lay-leaders, conducts Friday night services in a welcoming musical environment. Services are followed by a community dairy and kosher fish potluck. Saturday mornings begin with study for both adults and children, followed by a Torah service for all.

Kol HaNeshamah offers a Hebrew school for children and an educational program for adults along with festive celebrations of Jewish holidays. We are also involved in Tikkun Olam activities, including support of the West Seattle Foodbank and Habitat for Humanity.

No dues or tickets are required for any of our services. If you are interested in membership, go to the membership page for details. Kol HaNeshamah is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism.

Mark Wangerin’s bird photos on display @ West Seattle YMCA
Nov 3 @ 5:30 am – 10:00 pm

Mark Wangerin, who contributes so many wonderful bird photos to WSB, has 18 on display at the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor). You can see them any time the Y is open – look for the blue wall between the women’s and men’s locker rooms (ask at the front desk if you need directions.)

Y hours are
5:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m. M-F
7-6 on Saturday
10-8 on Sunday

TRiO Educational Opportunity Center’s Friends & Family Day @ South Seattle College
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

South Seattle College and the TRiO Educational Opportunity Center are hosting an open house welcoming friends, family and community members! Come check out the South Seattle College campus, receive one-on-one assistance with FAFSA and guidance on degree and certificate programs, high school completion, English language programs, apprenticeships and more. No appointment necessary!

Friday, November 3
Time: 11-3 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, Robert Smith Building-Room 66 (campus map)

Ounces one-year anniversary, day 1
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Ounces 1-Year Anniversary Bash!

Friday, November 3rd 4 pm-10 pm (open-close)
Ounces is turning 1 — and to celebrate, we’re throwing a big ol’ party complete with the special release of our 1-Year Anniversary Beer, Live Music, Raffle Giveaways, Birthday Cake, Free T-Shirts, Discounted Growler fills … and more!

Molly Ringle at Words, Writers, West Seattle @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In this month’s author appearance presented by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society:

A lifelong fan of folklore and mythology, Molly Ringle has been writing both contemporary fiction and paranormal fiction for over twenty-five years. Her latest book, The Goblins of Bellwater (Central Avenue Publishing, 2017) has been called “a delightfully creepy paranormal romance set in the rich landscape of the Pacific Northwest . . . a journey to a world that feels both familiar and freaky—a wonderful place to get lost.”

Ringle says the inspiration for this novel is Christina Rossetti’s eerie, sensual poem “Goblin Market,” in which a young woman is tempted into eating fruits offered by goblins, which send her into an enchanted illness. The story was brought into the modern day, setting it in the deep dark woods of the Olympic Peninsula on the shores of Puget Sound. Ringle expanded many of the poem’s details to turn it into more of a proper 21st-century paranormal romance.

This free book-talk event by ‘Words, Writers & West Seattle’ of the Southwest Seattle Historical Society takes place at 5 PM at at Barnes & Noble/ Westwood Village, on Friday, November 3, 2017.

Ringle claims she was one of the quiet, weird kids in school, and is now one of the quiet, weird writers of the world. She likes thinking up innovative romantic obstacles and mixing them with topics like Greek mythology, ghost stories, fairy tales, or regular-world scandalous gossip. She has lived in the Pacific Northwest most of her life, aside from grad school in California and one work-abroad season in Edinburgh in the 1990s. She currently lives in Seattle with her husband, kids, guinea pigs, and a lot of moss.

“Words, Writers & West Seattle’s next First Friday book-talk is scheduled for 5PM, December 1st, 2017 at Barnes & Noble/Westwood and will feature David B. Williams and Jennifer Ott, presenting their book “Too High & Too Steep – Reshaping Seattle’s Topography” (Univ. of Washington Press, 2017) about the creation of the ship canal/locks in Ballard.

The Dave Holo Trio performs @ Salty’s on Alki
Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Salty’s on Alki 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.

HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

At the Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC):

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

Beverages Draft beer, wine, and HPIC Classic Cocktails! As always, we offer a wide assortment of non-alcoholic beverages as well. Please remember that no outside alcohol is allowed.

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

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

West Seattle Helpline’s Fall Dinner & Auction @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle Helpline’s Fall Dinner & Auction
Date: November 3, 2017
Location: The Hall at Fauntleroy (9131 California Ave SW)
Time: 6pm -9pm

The West Seattle Helpline puts a stop to homelessness through rent and utility assistance, bus tickets, and their Clothesline, the largest all-ages clothing bank in Seattle.
The 8th Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fall Dinner & Auction raises crucial funds to ensure that all of our neighbors in need have a place to turn when they need help getting back on their feet. Join us for an evening of celebrating and strengthening our wonderful West Seattle community!
Event Proceedings:
~6:00-7:00pm > Cocktail Hour, Live Music & Silent Auction
~7:00-8:00pm > 3-Course Dinner, Local Beer & Wine, and Event Program
~8:00-9:00pm > Live auction including vacations and one-of-a-kind experiences, and our famously competitive (and delicious) dessert dash!
Click the link here to purchase tickets before they sell out!
For more information, visit: helpline.org.
Become a sponsor of the 8th Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fall Dinner & Auction-go here.

Beth and Friends performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Beth and Friends performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

Beth and Friends; an earthy singer-songwriter with an Amy Ray (Indigo Girls) vibe. Acoustic guitar, haunting melodies, and lyrics that wear the soul on their sleeve. http://bethrocks.com/

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

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

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

‘The Nance’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

The Cabiri Presents Ghost Game XI: Beyond the Veil @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm

Our 11th annual Halloween dessert theater production runs October 27-November 4th at Youngstown in West Seattle, featuring desserts by The Confectional, craft cocktails by Alchemy West Seattle, and five spine-tingling tales of ghosts and spirits from folklore and mythology. Reserve your single seat at a shared table or an entire table for five now, before they disappear… This year’s production features a score of live, original compositions created by celadon and Vox Vespertinus, guest choreographer Thomas Phelan, and twelve of Seattle’s finest aerialists, acrobats, and dancers.

Beyond the Veil is appropriate for audience members 16 years and older. Festive attire encouraged. All seating is preassigned, so please contact us to be seated with your friends who are coming to the same show. We need all parties’ last names and date you have purchased tickets for, via email to charly@cabiri.org.

Location:
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW

Show Dates/Times:
Friday 10/27
Saturday 10/28
Thursday 11/02
Friday 11/03
Saturday 11/04
* Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for an 8:00 p.m. show every evening.

Ticket Pricing:
General: $45 – Includes dessert
Table for Five: $225 – Reserved Table for 5, includes dessert
VIP Table for Five: $295 – Reserved table in the first two rows and a bottle of bubbly
VIP Single Seat: $65 – Reserved seat in the first two rows and a glass of bubbly upon arrival
Séance for Five: $495 – Front row seating for five, champagne, exclusive desserts, and photos with the performers after the show

Get tickets online here.

William Shakespeare’s The Star Wars Verily, A New Hope @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School‘s drama department presentation:

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

E-mail tickets@westsidedrama.com for reservations – $10 ticket with reservation, $15 at the door.

Wild Wild Mexico, Final Body, New Felts perform @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club, 8:00 pm–midnight featuring Wild Wild Mexico, Final Body, P.S., and New Felts.

$8 / Age 21+

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 3 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 4 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Nov 3 @ 10:00 pm – Nov 4 @ 2:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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West Seattle synagogue listings
Nov 4 all-day

West Seattle synagogue listings:

KOL HANESHAMAH:

Kol HaNeshamah is an intimate congregation with a warm approach to tradition. Shabbat is the cornerstone of our community. We meet twice a month on the first and third Friday and Saturday to worship at Alki UCC, near Alki Beach in West Seattle.

Ours is a progressive synagogue rejoicing in Torah, Avodah (Worship/Prayer), Tzedek and Tikkun (Justice and Healing) but specializing in K’hillah (Community). We attract members from all around Seattle who believe a synagogue is a place to experience the joys of Judaism. We deeply believe in inclusivity. We are young, old, families, singles, single parents, interfaith, straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered.

Our Rabbi, with support from an ensemble of lay-leaders, conducts Friday night services in a welcoming musical environment. Services are followed by a community dairy and kosher fish potluck. Saturday mornings begin with study for both adults and children, followed by a Torah service for all.

Kol HaNeshamah offers a Hebrew school for children and an educational program for adults along with festive celebrations of Jewish holidays. We are also involved in Tikkun Olam activities, including support of the West Seattle Foodbank and Habitat for Humanity.

No dues or tickets are required for any of our services. If you are interested in membership, go to the membership page for details. Kol HaNeshamah is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) is hosting a holiday arts fair! November 4, 2017, from 8 AM-2 PM

This will be a one-day, free event featuring unique, local arts and crafts for sale at the coffee shop. Jewelry, toys, clothing, prints, paintings, furniture, and more.

West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Nov 4 @ 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.

Green Seattle Day at Duwamish Head Greenbelt
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Green Seattle Day is Nov. 4. One of the special event sites is at the Duwamish Head Greenbelt.

Seattle Parks and Recreation staff, volunteers, and elected officials will be planting trees, removing non-native invasives and planting native shrubs to restore the greenbelt. The urban forest restoration work will protect the hillsides and wetlands in your neighborhood.

On Saturday, Nov. 4, volunteers will be meeting at 34th Ave SW and SW City View St. https://goo.gl/maps/4PeSdmhhroS2

If you wish to come plant with us, please pre-register to volunteer by visiting http://seattle.cedar.greencitypartnerships.org/event/11874

If you have any questions about the event or Green Seattle Day please contact Michael Yadrick, Seattle Parks and Recreation at Michael.yadrick@seattle.gov or 206-615-1046.

Lincoln Park TLC work party
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Mobile blood drive in the Junction
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

BloodworkNW will have a mobile blood drive in the Junction on Saturday, November 4th and December 16th. The Bloodmobile will be parked at 42nd and Alaska, 9 am–3 pm (closed 11 am–noon). Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment.

Delridge Grocery Co-op annual meeting @ South Seattle College
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

From Delridge Grocery Co-op:

We are looking forward to seeing you at the annual member meeting next weekend! Here are the details:

Saturday, November 4th
10am-12pm (doors open at 9:45am)
South Seattle College | University Building, Room 100
6000 16th Ave SW

Free parking is available in the North Parking Lot near the Northwest Wine Academy. Signs will direct you from the north side of campus to the University Building.

GriefShare recovery support group @ Grace Church
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grace Church, in West Seattle, will host a 13-week GriefShare recovery support group for those that have lost a loved one by death.

The group meets Saturday mornings from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at 10323 28th Ave. SW. You are free to join at any time. A one time $15 charge will cover the cost of your workbook. Classes begin September 9th and end December 2. For more information, please contact Grace Church at 206-937-8400 or Barb at 206-932-7459.

Sound Steps Walking Program @ Camp Long
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seattle Parks and Rec has recently begun hosting a Sound Steps Walking Program at Camp Long on Saturday mornings from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. Sound Steps is a program geared toward Seattle residents who are age 50 and older who want to increase physical activity and social connection! As of now, the walk is scheduled to take place every Saturday through the end of the year and will continue in 2018 if there are enough participants.

I am the volunteer in charge of coordinating the walk so if anyone has questions or would like to RSVP to the walk they can call or text me at (253) 970-8858!

Tilden School weekend Open House
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

At Tilden School (WSB sponsor):

Open Houses for prospective families:

Saturday, November 4, 10 am to noon

Monday, January 8, 6:30 to 8 pm

We invite interested families to our first open house of the school year; tour the classrooms, and chat with the teachers and specialists who make Tilden extraordinary.

Location: Tilden School
4105 California Ave SW
On the corner of California and Dakota, we are located in (but not affiliated with) the First Lutheran Church of West Seattle–their back door is our front door!

Enter on west side of building, across from the south end of the parking lot.

2017 Champagne Gala Brunch benefit for SW Seattle Historical Society @ Salty's on Alki
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

This year’s Southwest Seattle Historical Society benefit, the 2017 Champagne Gala Brunch,is Saturday, November 4th, 11 am, at Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor).

Join us to celebrate the “Power of Community” with Southwest Seattle Historical Society.

We cordially invite you to our 2017 Champagne Gala Brunch, benefiting the Southwest Seattle Historical Society. We have planned an exciting program, live auction, incredible people and delicious food!

Join us with our special guests Connie Thompson and Jack Miller.

Assistance with 2018-2019 Student Financial Aid Forms @ Southwest Library
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

November 4, College Goal Washington: Help with your FAFSA, 11 am – 5 pm, Southwest Branch Library (9010 35th Ave SW) Teens, Adults – Are you applying for 2018-2019 student financial aid? Need help filling out the FAFSA or the WASFA? Drop by the library and receive assistance provided through the Washington Student Achievement Council. Check the Southwest Branch website for a listing of documents to bring with you to the event.

New Fire Station 32 open house
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come see the new fire station! Public open house. Info added Oct. 31st:

The Seattle Fire Department and Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27, invite the community to attend an Open House and Dedication at Fire Station 32 in West Seattle. The event will take place on Saturday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3715 SW Alaska Street. Community members will have the opportunity to tour the new station, meet their local firefighters, explore children’s activities, and enjoy refreshments.

Station 32 Background

Located in the center of West Seattle, the new Station 32 houses a battalion chief (Battalion 7), engine company (Engine 32), ladder truck (Ladder 11), and medic unit (Medic 32).

Fire Station 32 is one of 32 neighborhood fire stations undergoing upgrades, renovation or replacement through the Fire Facilities and Emergency Response Program which was approved by Seattle voters in 2003.

The old Station 32 (located in the same location), was approximately 40 years old and needed replacement. The building systems were old, and the station offered inadequate space for modern apparatus and staffing levels. The station was also out of regulatory compliance in many areas, and was structurally substandard for seismic survivability.

Given the old station’s condition and the capacity of the station to play a more central role in West Seattle, the Station was completely rebuilt at the existing location. As part of the rebuild, Station 32 received major improvements and became the lead station for Battalion 7, which covers all of West Seattle, southwest Seattle, Harbor Island and the industrial areas lining both sides of the Duwamish River.

The Fire Station 32 project was developed by the City of Seattle’s Department of Finance and Administrative Services, designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, and built by Howard S. Wright. Construction began in February 2016 and was completed in August 2017.

The artwork in front of the station, “Engine 32 1/2”, was designed and created by Sean Orlando. The artwork is a fabricated steel site-integrated sculpture, designed to inspire and reflect the surrounding community. “Engine 32 1/2” is a nod to West Seattle firefighters of the past, and an inspiration to the future firefighters of tomorrow.

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Nov 4 @ 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!”

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 4 @ 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

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) at Delridge Library
Nov 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Vietnamese Story Time is 11:30 am to noon on Saturdays at the Seattle Public Library, Delridge Branch. Stories are presented in Vietnamese (Tiểng Việt).
From the 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.

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. Space is limited at library 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Saturday Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday Baby Story Time @ High Point Library, 11:30 am – for babies up to one year

Holiday Taste of Metropolitan Market
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

From Metropolitan Market/Admiral (WSB sponsor):

Taste oven-roasted turkey and all the trimmings from our Prepared Foods Department.
Our culinary artists will also have samples of Metropolitan Market Cranberry Sauce and new Metropolitan Market Fresh-Pressed Apple Cider.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Ounces 1-year anniversary, day 2, with pet adoptions and Books & Beer
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ounces Anniversary Weekend, Day 2: Pet Adoptions & Fundraiser for Page Ahead
Saturday, November 4th 2-8 pm

Our 1-Year Anniversary celebration continues with a 2nd day of fun activities for the family!

-Today from 3-6, we’re getting a visit from Max Mobile, the Seattle Humane Society’s Pet Adoption Bus! Come adopt a pet…or just grab a pint and peruse the adoptable pets aboard the adoption bus! More info here.

-Also from 3-6pm, we’ve partnered with Page Ahead to support Children’s literacy programs. Come by for Books & Beer—and learn about how you can get involved. Plus, support the cause by participating in their silent auction! More info here.

Fall Festival & Raffle @ West Seattle VFW
Nov 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Fall Festival & Raffle Fundraiser for our dancers raising money to go to Disneyland.

Miss Sheryl’s Ballet is hosting this event at VFW, 3601 SW Alaska St, on November 4th from 3:30 to 5:00. The $10.00 Family Pass includes all of the games and activities for the kids, hors e’ oeuvres, shopping from local West Seattle Moms, Cinderella Meet and Greet. Raffle tickets will be on sale at the event for some great prizes such as Starbucks gift basket, Lularoe, Neils Yard Remedies basket, and more including a Diamond Ring!

To purchase your Family Pass in advance https://dancestudio-pro.com/online/misssherylsballet . Please email onpointmom@gmail.com with any questions.

2nd Annual Benefit Concert for the Homeless @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

At Skylark Café:

The 2nd annual benefit concert for the homeless occurs on Saturday, November 4th at the Skylark Cafe in West Seattle.
ALL TICKET SALES WILL BE DIRECTLY DONATED TO MARY’S PLACE

About Mary’s Place:
Empowering homeless women, children, and families to reclaim their lives by providing shelter, nourishment, resources, healing, and hope in a safe community.

Mary’s Place is a leading voice for homeless women, children, and families in emergency situations. We empower families to reclaim their lives by offering community, acceptance, hope, and dignity. Our work keeps struggling families together and provides practical tools and resources that help them find housing and employment. We inspire the community to support homeless women, children, and families through advocacy, partnerships, volunteerism, and philanthropy.

http://www.marysplaceseattle.org/

Bands participating:
Dearheart
Sun Mother
Danger Bird
Keroscenery
Asterhouse
Lauren Murphie & the Sodo 4
Ded Electric
The Bare Minimum
Crossing Crusades
Cashing in Karma
The Nick Mardon Blues Trio

Tickets available at
: http://buytickets.at/theskylark/119109

Only $8 in advance or $12 at the door on the night of the show. Of course, donations in a larger amount are always appreciated.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

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

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

Whateverly Brothers perform @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Whateverly Brothers perform at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

Whateverly Brothers: Rich harmonies with instrumental frosting. “These guys have way too much fun.” –Chris Lunn
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Whateverly-Brothers
www.thewhateverlybrothers.com

‘The Nance’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

The Cabiri Presents Ghost Game XI: Beyond the Veil @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm

Our 11th annual Halloween dessert theater production runs October 27-November 4th at Youngstown in West Seattle, featuring desserts by The Confectional, craft cocktails by Alchemy West Seattle, and five spine-tingling tales of ghosts and spirits from folklore and mythology. Reserve your single seat at a shared table or an entire table for five now, before they disappear… This year’s production features a score of live, original compositions created by celadon and Vox Vespertinus, guest choreographer Thomas Phelan, and twelve of Seattle’s finest aerialists, acrobats, and dancers.

Beyond the Veil is appropriate for audience members 16 years and older. Festive attire encouraged. All seating is preassigned, so please contact us to be seated with your friends who are coming to the same show. We need all parties’ last names and date you have purchased tickets for, via email to charly@cabiri.org.

Location:
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW

Show Dates/Times:
Friday 10/27
Saturday 10/28
Thursday 11/02
Friday 11/03
Saturday 11/04
* Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for an 8:00 p.m. show every evening.

Ticket Pricing:
General: $45 – Includes dessert
Table for Five: $225 – Reserved Table for 5, includes dessert
VIP Table for Five: $295 – Reserved table in the first two rows and a bottle of bubbly
VIP Single Seat: $65 – Reserved seat in the first two rows and a glass of bubbly upon arrival
Séance for Five: $495 – Front row seating for five, champagne, exclusive desserts, and photos with the performers after the show

Get tickets online here.

William Shakespeare’s The Star Wars Verily, A New Hope @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School‘s drama department presentation:

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

E-mail tickets@westsidedrama.com for reservations – $10 ticket with reservation, $15 at the door.

South Sound Tug & Barge @ West Seattle Brewing Company
Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

About South Sound Tug and Barge: southsoundtugandbarge.com

No cover. Bellingham’s Dandelion opens.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 4 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 5 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Nov 4 @ 10:00 pm – Nov 5 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Nov 5 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 am

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.

West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
Nov 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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 in West Seattle & Beyond” and welcomes ALL to worship with “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” There is a 30-minute “MEDITATION SERVICE” on Sunday mornings at 8:30am and the WORSHIP SERVICE at 10am includes infant & toddler care, Sunday school for elementary age children and a welcoming congregation for worship in the sanctuary. Youth groups meet on Sundays and include 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.

*Arbor Heights Community Church (4113 SW 102nd St) – “AHCC is a community of people joining Jesus on His mission to reconcile, heal and transform our community, city and world. We are located in the Arbor Heights neighborhood, and we gather on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. Programs are available for children as well.”

*First Lutheran Church of West Seattle (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

*The Junction Church – Join us on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am for a Faith Experiment where we are “practically living out the life of Jesus together.” Then, once a month, we celebrate what God is doing in the community during a Celebration Gathering. For more info, as well as some ideas on what a Faith Experiment is check us out at thejunctionchurch.org. 4157 California Ave SW.

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

*Eastridge Church West Seattle: Eastridge Church is a great place to build your life and family! Join us Sundays at 9:30 am and 11 am for our worship services at 4500 39th Avenue SW (just across the street from West Seattle Bowl). Since its creation in 1931, Eastridge Church has been a hub for the West Seattle community and a place where people from all walks of life gather to worship God and serve the community. We are a vibrant and growing church built upon contemporary worship and a strong emphasis on relevant Bible teaching. You’ll find ministry throughout the week for the entire family that is based on building lives for God in a fun and exciting atmosphere. For more information: info@eastridgetoday.com, 206-932-3010 or visit www.eastridgetoday.com.

*The Hallows Church West Seattle: The Hallows Church is a newly forming family of faith in West Seattle that exists to magnify and multiply the gospel throughout our city. We gather together every Sunday morning at 10:30 am at 3420 SW Cloverdale Street. We offer gospel-centered Kid’s Ministry for children from 2 months old up to 5th grade. In addition to our Sunday gatherings, our Missional Communities meet during the week. These are diverse small groups of 8-12 people that come together weekly in an intentional and regular rhythm of studying the Scriptures, serving our community and enjoying fellowship with one another. If you have a question or would like 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.

*West Seattle Christian Church – West Seattle Christian is a group of people striving to be a Jesus community that cares about the things Jesus cares about. We would love to have join us for our weekend service or one of our special events or service opportunities. Sunday Worship is at 10:00 am in our Activity Center (just south of the main historic church building on 42nd Ave). Visitor parking is directly behind our historic sanctuary (off of Genesee) or in the small lot directly across 42nd Ave from the same building. Additional parking is down the hill in our larger lot off of 41st Ave. Online: westseattlechristian.church Also on Facebook and on Instagram. Say hello: 206-932-2098

Fitness for Vitality Alki Run Series
Nov 5 @ 8:15 am – 11:00 am

Alki Fitness for Vitality Run Series. 5K, 10K, 15K.

Full details here.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Every Sunday, year-round! In The West Seattle Junction, on California Ave SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska. Look for the newest Ripe ‘n’ Ready List here.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com<

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 5 @ 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

Longfellow Creek celebration
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From Seattle Parks:

Many community members, from organizations to individuals, work hard to keep Longfellow Creek healthy and accessible. Twenty-five years ago, two community plans laid out a vision for improved access to Longfellow creek. The Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail was developed by neighbors in partnership with government, businesses, non-profits, and schools. Formal tours and stewardship opportunities—like planting trees and monitoring water quality and salmon—provide hands-on connections to the Creek. Many schools in the area participate in arts, environmental education, and other programs along the Creek.

Longfellow Creek is a natural link among communities throughout Delridge, High Point, and Westwood neighborhoods. While many consider it a natural wonder, the Creek’s benefit to people, plants, and animals can be hidden from view. To bring light to Longfellow Creek’s contributions, the City of Seattle and community partners are hosting a celebration of the creek and we want you to join!

Celebrate 25+ years at the Creek

Bring your neighbors, friends, and family to celebrate over 25 years of community engagement with Longfellow Creek on November 5, 2017. The fun will kick off at the corner of 28th Ave SW and SW Dakota St* and run from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. All ages are encouraged to come participate in activities like exploring the Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge, caring for garden beds, creating a postcard inspired by Longfellow Creek, looking inside a salmon, and enjoying guided nature walks.

Please RSVP at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LongfellowCreek
Questions? Email Sheryl.Shapiro@Seattle.gov or call (206) 615-1443.
*In case of heavy rain, the celebration will be relocated to the Delridge Community Center (4501 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106).

Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge

Let your imagination soar when you see the giant salmon bones and 16-foot-tall dragonfly—two copper sculptures on the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail.

Postcards from the Creek

Meet your creek is an art project by Vaughn Bell, an artist who lives in the creek watershed. Create unique, hand-made postcards based on your observations and understanding of Longfellow Creek. You will get the chance to mail the postcard to a friend or loved one, or to donate it to the postcard archive which may be displayed in the community. Images of the postcards will be shared online at the Meet Your Creek blog.

Salmon: Look inside

You may know how a fish swims, but do you know how it eats, breathes, and reproduces? You’ll discover the swimming, eating, breathing, and reproducing systems—and you can touch them (if you want to)!

Nature Walk

Local naturalists will guide you through the park and open spaces on a flat, wide trail. See and learn about the creek, salmon, and the wide variety of plants and their historical uses.

Sunday Football on the big screens @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Skylark Café & Club will be showing Sunday Football on the big screens.

November 5th: Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins.
November 26th: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49er’s

Bystander Intervention Workshop – DATE CHANGE @ Admiral Congregational Church (UCC)
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bystander Intervention Workshop on Sunday, November 5 (date change), from 2-3:30. Learn how to intervene safely and effectively in a hate-based event. We’ll present some theory and have lots of time to practice. Join us at Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ, 4320 SW Hill Street. Register at antihate3@gmail.com.

Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee @ Arrowhead Gardens
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NOVEMBER MEETING CONFIRMED: 11/5/17

The Community Advisory Committee for Camp Second Chance will meet first Sundays at Arrowhead Gardens’ Welcome Center. The meetings are open to the public. Camp operator Polly Trout of Patacara Community Services explains:

The purpose of this committee is to ensure good communication between the camp and the surrounding neighborhoods, so we can all work together for a safe and equitable neighborhood. Our goals at Camp Second Chance are: to be a safe and ethical community for people suffering from homelessness, to be good neighbors to both housed and unhoused people in our neighborhood, and to move participants up and out of homelessness as quickly as possible.

Clear and Sweet 360 by zoe | juniper @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Clear and Sweet 360 by zoe | juniper Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2 pm – 4 pm.
West Seattle Branch Library.

Acclaimed dance and visual arts company zoe | juniper presents a multidisciplinary screening of their 360º performance film “Clear and Sweet 360.”

CS360 is a 360º dance film capturing zoe | juniper’s Clear & Sweet, a multi-disciplinary performance incorporating dance and live vocals based on an inquiry into Sacred Harp Singing, a form of spiritual a cappella choral singing founded in Southern Baptist churches. The screening will feature a projection of the 2D version of the film and the opportunity to experience the VR 360º version on provided headsets.

zoe | juniper is a Seattle based dance and visual arts team cofounded by choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey. zoe | juniper has been commissioned and presented by national and international arts centers such as, On the Boards, PICA, Trafo House of Art, Dance Theater Workshop, Bates Dance Festival, NYLA, Spoleto Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Body Festival (New Zealand), Yerba Buena Center, Columbia College Chicago, DiverseWorks, The Frye Art Museum and many more.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444.

Space is limited at library 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.

Declutter & ‘Shop’ @ West Seattle VFW
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

From Miss Sheryl’s Ballet:

Declutter & Shop is November 5th at the VFW, 3601 SW Alaska.

Do you have items you need to declutter from your house before the holidays? Need a few things but on a budget? Donations of any item in clean, usable condition, with all the pieces included (if applicable) are accepted from 10 to 12:00 on November 5th. From 2:00-5:00 anyone is welcome to come “shop” and all items are free for the taking. At the end of the event all items left over are donated to Mary’s Place and WestSide Baby!

We ask the following, that all donations are clean, usable and have all pieces accounted for; if you are shopping, please bring your own bags to carry items home, Children are supervised at all times, individuals that choose to disrespect volunteers, staff, and other shoppers will be asked to leave.

‘The Nance’ matinée @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Nov 5 @ 3:00 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

Correo Aereo performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Correo Aereo performs at C & P Coffee Company, Sunday November 5, 3–5 pm.

CORREO AEREO, (Air Mail), an award winning Latin American music group, featuring Abel Rocha on Venezuelan & Mexican harp, guitar, cuatro, & voice. Madeleine Sosin on violin, maracas, bombo, jarana, voice, and sometimes Amy Denio on accordion, clarinet, bombo, & voice.

Correo Aereo makes sumptuously soulful music in Mexican, Argentinian & Venezuelan folk traditions and creates original work. Their music has beauty, depth, nuance, complexity and playfulness – It is music of and in love with the Earth. Music which de-colonizes, uplifts and celebrates the solidarity of all Peoples everywhere who love and stand in and for the web of Life and each other! …“Listening to their performance one can unite space and time across cultures”, writes Dr. Juan Tony Guzman, Dean of Jazz Dept., Luther College.

Wine and Food Pairing Class @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tickets available here for this class:

HPIC has a wine and food pairing class this Sunday from 6-9 PM that we want the West Seattle community to know about. Reggie Daigneault, a Master Sommelier, and Jennifer Asmundson, a classically trained chef (Le Cordon Bleu), will be collaborating to present a five course meal with wine tasting at each course. Here is the introduction and the menu:

Join Chef Jennifer of Seattle Ginger and Sommelier Reggie at a magnificent food and wine extravaganza – this “class“ is focused on learning – but in a fun way! Chef Jennifer will demo some great recipes for holiday cooking, including shortcuts for prep in holiday meals. Reggie will illuminate you on the great choices in wine and why the match up works. Lots of great ideas for wine gifts, wine pairing and “other” beverage choices to play with during the holidays.

$40 per person, includes:

Gifts, food, wine, Reggie and Jennifer’s expertise!

Menu preview for Sunday’s Food & Wine Pairing Class! Try not to salivate….

🍁 Pumpkin Spice Brie with Port Cranberry Sauce

🍁 Smoked Salmon Crudite – cucumber slice with herbed goat cheese, lox and fresh dill

🍁 Pumpkin Soup with crème fresh & sage oil

🍁 Turkey with a braised orange & rosemary, maple sausage stuffing, and roasted parsnips with craisins

🍁 Pumpkin or Sweet Potato Pie with Bruleed top

All courses paired with two wines, including bubbles when you arrive and sherry to end the meal.

Sousa Birthday Bash with the Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band @ Kenyon Hall
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm

Sunday, November 5, at 7:30 – Sousa Birthday Bash with the Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band

We’ve been enjoying the antics of the Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band since we opened our doors, and we always look forward to their annual Bash. To celebrate the composer’s birth and the band’s longevity, we’re serving complimentary birthday cake, coffee, and tea. The band, led by founder Liz Dreisbach and featuring meticulous majorette Edith Farrar, will serve up the usual stirring Sousa marches.

Please visit sedentarysousa.com for more information.

Tickets and Reservations
For performances on November 5, 18, and 25, front reserved table seats are $14.
Row seating is $12 general and $10 seniors.
With a reservation, row seating is only $10 general and $8 seniors.
Elementary, middle, and high school students are $5.

For the performance November 11, tickets are $20 general and $18 senior/student. No table seats for this performance.
To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation.

DJ Troy Nelson @ Shadowland Bar & Restaurant
Nov 5 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

DJ Troy Nelson at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant, Sunday nights 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 5 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 6 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Nov 5 @ 10:00 pm – Nov 6 @ 2:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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Mark Wangerin’s bird photos on display @ West Seattle YMCA
Nov 6 @ 5:30 am – 10:00 pm

Mark Wangerin, who contributes so many wonderful bird photos to WSB, has 18 on display at the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor). You can see them any time the Y is open – look for the blue wall between the women’s and men’s locker rooms (ask at the front desk if you need directions.)

Y hours are
5:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m. M-F
7-6 on Saturday
10-8 on Sunday

Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Mon., 1–2:30 p.m. and Wed., 10–11:30 a.m. Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

Know the Code – Understanding Seattle’s Rental Regulations @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

From the Eventbrite page for this city-presented workshop:

There is a lot to know about renting in Seattle. This workshop in West Seattle is open to everyone but primarily focuses on helping the landlord community understand Seattle’s rental regulations with emphasis on recently introduced ordinances.

Learn about First in Time, Source of Income Protection, Deposit and Move-in Fees and more.

Early registration is recommended.

Ukulele Jam & Sing-Along – all levels @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Ukulele Jam, Sing-Along
Mondays
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Open to all musicians and singers.

Get your ukulele on every Monday when you join this drop-in group to strum a few tunes or simply sing along with the strummers.

This ukulele and sing-along group is open to all levels of ukulele players and singers.

Cost: $1/members $2/non-members

Before heading out you may want to contact the front desk at the West Seattle Senior Center to confirm that the group is meeting. For example occasionally the Center is closed on holidays. The phone number to call is: 206.932.4044, ext. #1.

South Seattle College Admissions Workshop @ SSC Library
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

SSC Admissions Workshop

Date: Monday November 6th, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College Library, Room LIB 217 (campus map)

South Seattle College is holding a free Admissions Workshop to help community members and future students with the admission and enrollment process. Attendees will get hands-on help completing their free college application. Additional topics covered include funding resources to help pay for college (including financial aid, scholarships and work study), guidance on the steps to enroll, tips on registering for classes, and new-student orientation.

The workshop is designed for future students interested in applying to South’s academic transfer and professional/technical career training programs, and information will also be shared on those pathways.

Drop-ins are welcome, and signing up in advance is encouraged. Please visit the Admissions Workshop webpage to learn more and RSVP.

Drumming Circle @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drumming Circle, Mondays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Experience relaxation, energy and well-being when you join our drumming circle. No experience necessary. Drums and/or rattles provided but if you have your own please bring them. Led by Kenny Mandell. $5 member/ $7 non-member

 

College Essay Workshops @ Chief Sealth International High School
Nov 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Get help writing your college essays! The Bureau of Fearless Ideas is hosting a College Essay Workshops for 11th & 12th graders in the Sealth library on Monday 11/6 & 11/13 from 4 pm- 6:30 pm in room 252B (classroom computer lab).

Homework Help for Children & Teens @ High Point Library
Nov 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Homework Help for children and teens at the High Point Library on Mondays: Sep. 11 – Dec 11, 2017, 4 – 7:30 pm.

Homework Help volunteers will be at this branch 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. High Point Branch 206-684-7454.

Tinkerlab at Delridge Library
Nov 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Like puzzles? You’ll love Tinkerlab: “Join us for Tinkerlab, fun all-ages programs that show you how to use science, technology, engineering and math to experiment and create amazing inventions.” Here’s the schedule for Delridge Library this fall:

Snap Circuits
4 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20

iMovie (or Stop-Motion Animation)
4 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27

Hour of Code
4 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4

Paper Circuits
4 – 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11

Preschool open house for 2018-2019 school year @ A Child Becomes Preschool
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Open House for 2018-2019 School Year

Monday, November 6, 2017 from 6-8 PM at A Child Becomes Preschool

4320 SW Hill Street, 98116

Please drop by to meet our teachers and staff and visit our classrooms. Registration for the 2017-2018 school year begins December 1.

More info is on the school’s website.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s (WSARC) weekly net

Mondays, 6:30 pm
@ W7AW Repeater, 441.800, input +5, tone 141.3

Echolink and IRLP are also available, see westseattlearc.org for more info. The repeater is located at Highpoint.

All ages: Monday Quiz @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Quiz Night on Monday nights, 7:30 pm, at Skylark Café & Club – Free & All Ages!

Six Rounds, ten questions each. This includes an audio round, a picture round, three themed rounds and a random round with questions from several different categories.

Prizes:
1st place: $25 gift certificate
2nd place: $15 gift certificate
next to last place: pitcher of Cold Beer Pilsner

Open Mic and Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 7 @ 1:45 am

Mondays @ Yen Wor Village:
Open Mike Night: 7: 30 pm – 10:00 pm
Followed by: Karaoke Monday from 10:00 pm – 1:45 am

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Nov 6 @ 10:00 pm – Nov 7 @ 2:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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Mark Wangerin’s bird photos on display @ West Seattle YMCA
Nov 7 @ 5:30 am – 10:00 pm

Mark Wangerin, who contributes so many wonderful bird photos to WSB, has 18 on display at the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor). You can see them any time the Y is open – look for the blue wall between the women’s and men’s locker rooms (ask at the front desk if you need directions.)

Y hours are
5:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m. M-F
7-6 on Saturday
10-8 on Sunday

Baby Story Time @ Southwest Library
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the Southwest Library Branch! Bring your babies 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.

Baby Story Time @ Southwest Library @ Southwest Library
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the Southwest Library Branch! Bring your babies 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.

Preschooler Enrichment Programs
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Each Tuesday’s unique program is described below, through December 19th (note that date has a slightly different start/end time):

Programs are designed for children ages 3-5 years old to attend with their parent or caregiver. Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

The Family Resource Center will be hosting pre-school enrichment programs every Tuesday from now until December 19th in partnership with the Woodland Park Zoo, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Children’s Theatre, and Seattle Public Library, as well as a special event JAMTOWN Concert on October 31st.

All of our programs are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend. Please contact Megan Demeroutis, Family Center Supervisor, with any questions: megand@nhwa.org / (206)588-4900

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Seattle Children’s Theatre @ Neighborhood House High Point
Tuesday, October 17th from 10:30-11:30

Please join us at the Family Resource Center on Tuesday, October 17th from 10:30-11:30 for a story drama workshop with the Seattle Children’s Theatre! If you’ve ever wished you could go inside a storybook, then Story Drama is perfect for you. Together, we will read a different book and explore elements of the story through acting, art, and interactive, multi-sensory props. Experience the excitement of drama and working as an ensemble while actively enjoying the best in children’s literature.

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Storytime with the Seattle Public Library @ Neighborhood House High Point
Tuesday, October 24th from 11:00-12:00

Please join us at the Family Resource Center on Tuesday, October 24th from 11:00-12:00 for story time with the theme “Counting”! After story time make a counting caterpillar.

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Seattle Children’s Theatre @ Neighborhood House High Point
Tuesday, November 7th from 10:30-11:30

Please join us at the Family Resource Center on Tuesday, November 7th from 10:30-11:30 for a story drama workshop with the Seattle Children’s Theatre! If you’ve ever wished you could go inside a storybook, then Story Drama is perfect for you. Together, we will read a different book and explore elements of the story through acting, art, and interactive, multi-sensory props. Experience the excitement of drama and working as an ensemble while actively enjoying the best in children’s literature.

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Woodland Park Zoo @ Neighborhood House High Point
Tuesday, November 14th from 10:30-11:30

Please join us at the Family Resource Center on Tuesday, November 14th from 10:30-11:30 a fun educational workshop and to meet an animal from the Woodland Park Zoo!

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Pacific Science Center @ Neighborhood House High Point
Tuesday, November 28th from 10:30-11:30

Please join us at the Family Resource Center on Tuesday, November 28th from 10:30-11:30 for a creating color workshops with the Pacific Science Center! Come in for hands on workshops to experiment with making and mixing colors.

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Seattle Children’s Theatre @ Neighborhood House High Point
Tuesday, December 5th from 10:30-11:30

Please join us at the Family Resource Center on Tuesday, December 5th from 10:30-11:30 for a story drama workshop with the Seattle Children’s Theatre! If you’ve ever wished you could go inside a storybook, then Story Drama is perfect for you. Together, we will read a different book and explore elements of the story through acting, art, and interactive, multi-sensory props. Experience the excitement of drama and working as an ensemble while actively enjoying the best in children’s literature.

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Woodland Park Zoo @ Neighborhood House High Point
Tuesday, December 12th from 10:30-11:30

Please join us at the Family Resource Center on Tuesday, December 12th from 10:30-11:30 a fun educational workshop and to meet an animal from the Woodland Park Zoo!

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Storytime with Seattle Public Library @ Neighborhood House High Point
Tuesday, December 19th from 11:00-12:00

Please join us at the Family Resource Center on Tuesday, November 21st from 11:00-12:00 for story time with the theme “Measuring”! Stay for an art activity to trace and measure your hand, then decorate it afterwards.

Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE Coffee with Vets with Jon Gerhardt – a former Navy Pilot has pays for the coffee hour for ALL VETS who attend the monthly gathering.

First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly meeting @ Alki Masonic Lodge
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly luncheon meeting is usually on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm at the Alki Masonic Lodge in The Junction.

These meetings are open to everyone and we welcome members and non-members!

Follow this link to the Rotary website to check the calendar for program info, guest speakers.

Upcoming in September and October 2017:

Sept 19 – Beth Farmer: Refugee/Asylum Services

Sep 26 – Teaching in the Amazon

Oct 3 – Vocational Service

Oct 10 – Students of the Month

Oct 17 – Elder Grow

Teen Drop-in Volleyball @ SWTLC
Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.
FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Justin Kausal-Hayes performs @ Salty’s on Alki
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Salty’s on Alki presents live music featuring Justin Kausal-Hayes playing acoustic hits of the last 4 decades. It has been said that, “Justin has a hundred dollar guitar, a hundred dollar amp, and a million dollars worth of soul.” He has been playing guitar since age nine and is one of the hardest working musicians in Seattle. In addition to performing almost every night of the week as a solo act or with his bands Buckets of Rain and The True Romans, he also hosts a large flock of students who he teaches many styles of music on guitar, bass, banjo, and ukulele.

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

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Drinking Liberally West Seattle – Talking Politics

First Tuesday every month, 6 pm. Pizzeria 22 is at College Street and California Ave SW in Admiral. An informal gathering of Progressive Democrats in a relaxed setting.

* 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.

Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Coalition meeting – NOVEMBER AGENDA ADDED @ Southwest Library
Nov 7 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

November 2017 AGENDA:

6:00-6:15: Set up/Attendee Introductions
Short Community Announcements/Quick Discussion Items (from draft list below)

6:15- 7:00 pm: Guest Speakers, Joseph D. Everett Precinct Liaison, and John O’Neil CPT Officer: Informal presentation and community Q&A. Empowering the community and leveraging city resources to deal with chronic neighborhood issues: abandoned homes, squatters, problem houses, etc.

7:00-7:20 pm: Lt Ron Smith, Monthly crime stats vs over time.

7:20-7:45 pm: Community Announcements/Quick Discussion Items,
(continued from above, in no particular order)

Transit hub lighting
GIS stormwater meeting/Roxhill Park
Delridge Triangle improvement grants
25th Ave SW / Trenton pathway update
DNDC meeting report back
Meetings for the rest of the year moving into 2018.
Cross walks/Pedestrian Safety (call for new coaling committee)
WWRHAH new website launch
HALA update
H line – art project/selection process

The Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights (WWRHAH) Community Coalition meets the first TUESDAY of every month in the upstairs room at the Southwest Library. Our meetings are from 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm.

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

Explorer West Middle School November Open House
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

An Independent Middle School in West Seattle for Students in Grades 6-8

Explorer West redefines the middle school experience by offering rigorous academics and a diverse range of enrichment programs in a small, vibrant learning environment. Our award-winning sustainability and outdoor education programs inspire young people to positively impact their environment and community. Graduates become leaders who flourish, both academically and socially, at the high schools of their choice.

Discover How We Are Different at Our Open Houses

Open Houses are the best opportunities for families to learn about our school before applying for admission. During the Open Houses, families explore classrooms, talk to our faculty and staff, and engage with our parents and students. Open Houses are suited for families with students in 4th-7th grade, but all are welcome! We recommend all families attend an Open House. School visits are reserved for families who are applying for the 2018 school year.

Explorer West Open House Dates.

Wednesday, October 11, 6:30-8:00 pm
Tuesday, November 7, 6:30-8:00 pm
Saturday, December 2, 10:00-11:30 am.

For more information on our school and program, visit us at: www.explorer-west.org

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club holds meetings the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at The Brookdale West Seattle:

All new members are welcome. We are a club of public speaking enthusiasts who encourage, coach, cheer and practice together.

West Seattle Bike Connections meeting
Nov 7 @ 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!

Family Story Time @ Delridge Library
Nov 7 @ 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.

Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Shambhala Meditation – On-going Series (every Tuesday evening) at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center,
South Classroom / 111

7:00-7:45 PM Meditation
7:45-8:00 PM Tea and Social Time
8:00-8:30 PM Group Discussion

Sitting meditation begins at 7:00 PM. Please arrive by 6:50 PM if you are interested in receiving meditation instruction.

Group discussion will begin at 8:00. We may have a guest speaker who will discuss a meditation topic and/or lead a group discussion.

Prerequisites: None, open to everyone, and no previous experience with meditation is necessary.

Contact:
Ernestina Morris and Susan Rosenberg
206-280-2231 or 720-300-8775

Baby Ketten Karaoke @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 7 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Baby Ketten Karaoke on Tuesday nights starts at 9 pm at Skylark Café & Club. Details on Baby Ketten and songlists here. Free, ages 21+.

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

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 7 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 8 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

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Mark Wangerin’s bird photos on display @ West Seattle YMCA
Nov 8 @ 5:30 am – 10:00 pm

Mark Wangerin, who contributes so many wonderful bird photos to WSB, has 18 on display at the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor). You can see them any time the Y is open – look for the blue wall between the women’s and men’s locker rooms (ask at the front desk if you need directions.)

Y hours are
5:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m. M-F
7-6 on Saturday
10-8 on Sunday

Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Wed., 10–11:30 am, Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. Also offered on Mondays, 1–2:30 pm. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

It is Baby Story Time at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Most Wednesdays from 11:30 am-noon.

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.

American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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!

Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Grand Opening @ Schoeb Chiropractic
Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

My husband & I are hosting our Schoeb Chiropractic Grand Opening event on Wednesday, Nov. 8th from 5:30-7:30 pm.

Although we’ve lived in West Seattle for over 10 years, we are a brand new chiropractic clinic in West Seattle and believe in building community by showing and telling who our business neighbors are and how we can give back. It’s been so fun to highlight Welcome Road Winery, West Seattle Art Nest, Prost, Hotwire, Fit4Mom, & Alair to name a few.

They are all donating fabulous raffle prizes at our grand opening. All raffle ticket proceeds will be donated to the Urban Homestead Foundation.

A reading by Steve Adelson ‘Apocalypse at Little Bighorn-The Demise of a Culture’ @ C&P Coffee Co.
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Veteran Park Ranger, author and documentary producer Steve Adelson presents a reading: “Apocalypse At Little Bighorn -The Demise Of A Culture”.

This coffee house presentation will examine the erosion of the native Sioux and Cheyenne culture that culminated at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, later to become legendarily know as “Custer’s Last Stand”. In reality, it was not only his last stand, but the last gasp of Indian resistance against Euro-American encroachment on the northern plains.

Adelson will be examining this epic confrontation and the characters and events that shaped this story. A story that still haunts the American consciousness even today.

The lives of Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer, Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Gall, Major Marcus Reno and Captain Frederick Benteen are some of the individuals highlighted in the discussion.

Adelson, a West Seattle graduate, is a prolific writer and his book “Little Bighorn; Voices From A Distant Wind” will be available for purchase. In addition, his documentary, “Contested Ground” is included with an autographed copy of the book.

Adelson has presented to thousands of visitors at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in southeast Montana. He has been a lecturer on the History Channel, C-Span, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel and other media productions.
You can examine his work at his website.

American Legion Post 160 meeting
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Who: American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
What: General Meeting
When: Every second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm
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.

Free ‘Move vs. Remodel’ Workshop @ Graystone Mortgage
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm

Thinking of moving or remodeling your home?
Come to a FREE Move vs. Remodel Workshop!

With home prices steadily rising in West Seattle, many home owners are wondering whether they should move or remodel. We’ll explore both options in-depth and find the solution that’s best for you.

Learn about:
• Typical remodeling costs and timelines
• Remodel finance options
• West Seattle real estate information

Seats are LIMITED! Text (206) 512-0352 to reserve a seat.

Presented By:
Josh Niederberger, Professional Contractor at Niederberger Contracting [WSB sponsor] Sam Centioli (NMLS#50704), Mortgage Loan Originator at Graystone Mortgage, LLC (CO. NMLS #18163)
Heidi Mitchell, Real Estate Broker at Best Choice Realty, LLC

If you are currently working with a licensed real estate broker in the state of Washington, this class is not intended to solicit your business.

Seattle Writes: Writing Circle with Hugo House @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Seattle Writes: Writing Circle with Hugo House @ West Seattle (Admiral) library

Nov 8 @ 6 pm – 7:30 pm

ooking for ongoing inspiration, feedback and ways to make connections with other writers?

Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! We have drop-in meetings at three different Seattle Public Library branches each month so that you can attend when and where is most convenient for you. Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. You will have the opportunity to share your work and get feedback – but only if you want to (no pressure!). You can also use this time to increase productivity on your current work in progress, surrounded by fellow writers. Open to all ages and genres of writing.

Your Business: Franchise Smart @ Delridge Library
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At Delridge Library!

Have you considered finding your way to self-employment through Franchising? Come find out if Franchising is right for you. Registration is encouraged.

This seminar is designed both for individuals at the early stage of considering franchising as a career option and those actively considering a franchise but not yet signed the agreement.

This two-hour seminar will be given by Jeff Levy, a nationally recognized coach at The Entrepreneur’s Source. Topics covered will be:

• Understand what is and is not a franchise
• Define a positive relationship to the franchisor
• Laws and legal requirements that apply to franchising in Washington State and their implications to you
• Important criteria in choosing a franchise, what questions to ask and how to ask them
• Research hints and tools
• A view into a method to segment franchises in six different categories
• A discussion on financing, legal, incorporation and preparation relating to a franchise award

There will be time during and before the end of the talk to answer your specific questions.

Co-sponsored by the Small Business Administration District Office.

34th District Democrats’ meeting @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org. There are many different opportunities for getting involved!

Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

NOVEMBER INFO:

Next PTSA General Meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 8th at 6:30 at the Confucius Ctr Classroom, Follow the signs. We’ll have to take care of some quick PTSA business then it is – Sealth College Information Night! You and your student are invited to hear our guest speakers, Meisha Wangerin, Financial Aid Counselor and Outreach Coordinator at Seattle University and Kelsey Mark, Undergraduate Admissions Counselor, at Seattle University.

They will be giving us a general road map to collegiate Finical Aid and Admissions. This is an amazing opportunity to get information on the college process for students and their families. Please join us. Speakers start at 7 pm

Earlier:

2017-2018 Chief Sealth PTSA meeting plan as of the start of school

September 13 – First meeting

October 12 – Open House/Curriculum Night – Time TBA – MEETING CANCELED, GO TO CURRICULUM NIGHT!

November 8 – Meeting

February 7 – Meeting (Moved because of Valentine’s Day)

May 9 – Last Meeting of the Year – Business

Board meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of the month

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PLEASE JOIN US…
Our club meets at 6:30pm every Wednesday upstairs at the Sisson Building in West Seattle.The address is 4217 SW Oregon St, on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

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

Contact us at (206)552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

*Except as noted in the Kiwanis website calendar here.

WSHS PTSA meeting @ West Seattle High School
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

From the West Seattle High School PTSA: Next meeting Wednesday, November 8th, in the school library, 7 pm.

Please consider joining the PTSA today. You can join online as a household member for $25 or a single member for $15.

William Shakespeare’s The Star Wars Verily, A New Hope @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School‘s drama department presentation:

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

E-mail tickets@westsidedrama.com for reservations – $10 ticket with reservation, $15 at the door.

The Billy Joe Show @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Live at Parliament Tavern every 2nd Wednesday: The Billy Joe Show!

Honky tonk for the soul with Billy Joe Huels of The Dusty 45s, featuring Robin Cady, Kohen Burrill, and guitar legend Rod Cook. No cover.

The Rolling Blackouts perform @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm

Wednesday, November 8th, 8 pm – THE ROLLING BLACKOUTS.

Eclectic honky tonk that mandates getting up and getting down.

No cover. 21+.

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Nov 8 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 8 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up / Music starts at 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

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 until 10 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).

Gretsch 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.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Nov 8 @ 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.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 8 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 9 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

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Mark Wangerin’s bird photos on display @ West Seattle YMCA
Nov 9 @ 5:30 am – 10:00 pm

Mark Wangerin, who contributes so many wonderful bird photos to WSB, has 18 on display at the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor). You can see them any time the Y is open – look for the blue wall between the women’s and men’s locker rooms (ask at the front desk if you need directions.)

Y hours are
5:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m. M-F
7-6 on Saturday
10-8 on Sunday

Welcome Strangers and Hot Rod @ Parliament Tavern
Nov 9 @ 7:58 am

Thursday, November 9th, 9 pm – WELCOME STRANGERS and HOT ROD.

Two of Seattle’s most beloved bands on the same stage together. Groovy, folksy, twang meets soul tinged jazzy romps. No cover. 21+

Thursday Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Family Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

Wednesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am.
No Story time on Nov 22 or 23.
Southwest Branch online or 206-684-7455.

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.

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 9 @ 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

Tinkerlab at High Point Library
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Tinkerlab at High Point Library – “Join us for Tinkerlab, fun all-ages programs that show you how to use science, technology, engineering and math to experiment and create amazing inventions.”

Snap Circuits
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19

Think Like a Computer Scientist
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25

Paint on the iPad with ArtRage
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2

Ozobots
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9

3D Art and Printing
4 – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16

Patrick Sanford featured at WS Art Walk @ Windermere West Seattle
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

As part of the West Seattle Junction Art Walk, local artist Patrick Sanford will be displaying a collection called “Being Human” at the Windermere Real Estate office located at 4526 California Ave SW. The event is hosted by Kim Tingley of Windermere and begins at 5 pm on Thursday, November 9th.

Sea-Town Real Estate Grand Opening & Art Walk
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sea-Town Real Estate (WSB sponsor) grand opening & WS Art Walk with artist Ben Calhoun

Come celebrate the opening of our new space in the Admiral Junction with song and merriment (along with beer, wine and snacks). We will also be participating in the West Seattle Art Walk this night and hosting the paintings and work of local artist Ben Calhoun.

Along with having recently added the very visible white Sea-Town RE sign hanging off the side of our building over California Ave, we have installed an interactive touch screen display in our front window, highlighting the latest WS homes for sale, where passerbys can also perform their own homes searches and inquires (read more about it here).

West Seattle Art Walk
Nov 9 @ 5:00 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 5 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.

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Football on the big screens @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 9 @ 5:25 pm – 9:00 pm

The Skylark Café & Club will be football on the big screens.

November 9th: Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals
5:25–9:00 pm

Art Walk, Food Drive @ John L. Scott-West Seattle
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kim Davis and Chris Thomsen with The Davis Group are hosting an Art Walk stop at John L. Scott’s Junction building. Hilary Petta is the artist. This is a food drive for the West Seattle Food Bank and they want to encourage everyone to stop by with food or cash donations. And don’t worry about missing Thursday Night Football with the Seahawks – they’ll have the game on two big screens!

Chief Sealth IHS Informational Night for 8th Graders & Families @ CSIHS Commons
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Chief Sealth International High School will host an informational night to showcase our academic programs and offerings on November 9, 2017. Learn about the programs; tour the campus. See the official flyer here.

Concord International Elementary School follow-up meeting
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm

The PTA Board would like to extend an invitation to attend our meeting next Thursday, November 9 at 6 pm at Concord. This meeting will be a follow-up to the October 3rd community forum we held regarding the changes implemented this year: elimination/reduction of dedicated Spanish literacy time, overcrowding in the kindergarten classrooms and dual-language program waitlist, and the ending of the partnership with Solid Ground. In this meeting, we will discuss the progress made on these critical issues and plan the work still to be done. Your voices will be especially important in the discussion of Spanish literacy.

Seattle Farm School Happy Hour & Pumpkin Potluck @ Beveridge Place Pub
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From Seattle Farm School:

Join your fellow gardeners and neighbors for a homegrown happy hour. The first few pitchers are on Seattle Farm School!

The potluck theme this time is *pumpkin* (maybe we’ll even drink some pumpkin beer). If want to contribute to the potluck, bring a dish with pumpkin or winter squash as the main ingredient. Sweet and savory dishes are all fair game.

Come either way, and come hungry – because there will be plenty to share!

Thursday, 11/9, 6-8 pm, Beveridge Place Pub

Note that Beveridge Place Pub is 21+.

West Seattle Art Walk at The Building
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Building (4316 SW Othello) will be open November 9th from 6-9 pm for the WS ArtWalk.

Come explore the diverse collection of artists and artisans opening their studios for the WS ArtWalk this month! From Encaustic, to Lighting Design, traditional Hungarian Felt Treasures, and Architecture+Design, Live Music, Oil Painting, Photography, and special guest Morgandy Knits presents ‘Secret Sweaters of a Temperate Zone Knitter’ ; rarely seen one-of-a-kind sweaters by designer GCJackson.

Student Assignment Plan/High-School Boundary open-house meeting @ West Seattle High School
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

From Seattle Public Schools:

Five open house meetings are scheduled for families, students and staff about changes to the Student Assignment Plan (SAP) and high school boundaries.

District office staff will be available to discuss the 2018-19 SAP, including related updates to special education, school choice, and advanced learning opportunities in high schools. Visitors will also be able to review the proposed high school boundary scenarios.

At the end of the month, families and staff will receive an email invitation and survey to provide feedback on the three proposed high school boundary options. New high school boundaries will be implemented in 2019-20.

The top three potential scenarios can be found on the High School Boundary Task Force Recommendations webpage.

For more background information including a timeline for decisions, visit our High School Boundary Changes webpage.

See the full announcement here. The district says the WSHS meeting will offer interpretation in Spanish, Somali, Chinese, and Vietnamese.

Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

An open mic for musicians and singers of all genres of music. Amateurs, professionals, and kids are invited to come share their music in a warm, inviting setting.

‘The Nance’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

William Shakespeare’s The Star Wars Verily, A New Hope @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School‘s drama department presentation:

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

E-mail tickets@westsidedrama.com for reservations – $10 ticket with reservation, $15 at the door.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 9 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

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Mark Wangerin’s bird photos on display @ West Seattle YMCA
Nov 10 @ 5:30 am – 10:00 pm

Mark Wangerin, who contributes so many wonderful bird photos to WSB, has 18 on display at the West Seattle YMCA (WSB sponsor). You can see them any time the Y is open – look for the blue wall between the women’s and men’s locker rooms (ask at the front desk if you need directions.)

Y hours are
5:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m. M-F
7-6 on Saturday
10-8 on Sunday

Metallica Listening Party @ Easy Street Records
Nov 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Metallica “Master Of Puppets” Listening Party & Hesher Hour – Dollar beers, prizes, etc.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Fair, day 1 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Update: Here’s the artist list!

The 10th Annual Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Fair at Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church UCC highlights the creativity of West Seattle and Vashon artists and artistic crafters.

Nov. 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Nov. 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Nov. 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Siggie the Vintage Man performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Steve Itterly performs live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday November 10th, 7-9 pm. More from C & P:

Siggie The Vintage Man; solo acoustic performer in the Americana style that sings 85% covers and 15% originals, some artists covered; Dylan, Prine, Van Zant, Cohen and the Eagles

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

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

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

‘The Nance’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

William Shakespeare’s The Star Wars Verily, A New Hope @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

West Seattle High School‘s drama department presentation:

Reimagined in glorious iambic pentameter, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.

E-mail tickets@westsidedrama.com for reservations – $10 ticket with reservation, $15 at the door.

Hobosexual, live in-store @ Easy Street Records
Nov 10 @ 8:00 pm

At Easy Street Records in The Junction:

Hobosexual – November 10th – 8 pm – Free & All-Ages!

Hobosexual stands for many local and regional fans as one of the last true, no frills rock bands left standing. They are a deafening rock machine, devoid of fashion sense, devoid of desperation, devoid of opportunism or corporatism and simultaneously rife with passion, sweat, blood, teeth and hair, …the way Rock N’ Roll was meant to be studied and delivered. Join us as we celebrate the release of their new album, Monolith, with a crushing live performance by the world’s heaviest duo! Free and all-ages!

The Last Croissant @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The Last Croissant

Friday, November 10 through Saturday, November 18th

8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday, 2:00pm – 3:30pm on Sunday

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way SW

$20 General Admission, $15 student/military/TPS.

The world-premiere production of a new play by Veronica Tjioe.

Fortunes. Bears. Fire. Paper cranes. The loneliness of teatime. And that time when you were saving something, and you didn’t enjoy it soon enough.

The Last Croissant embodies what has been dubbed playwright Veronica Tjioe’s distinctive clown tragedy aesthetic. An experiment in minimalism and magical realism, it follows the events of a short weekend in a crowded campground.

Xolie Morra with The Van Rontens, Jim Marcotte & The Breakthrough @ Skylark Café & Club
Nov 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:45 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club:

The extraordinarily talented Xolie Morra will be headlining this fab lineup featuring Portland’s own The Van Rontens making their Seattle debut and returning to Skylark Jim Marcotte & The Breakthrough

$6/21+

https://www.facebook.com/thestrangekind/
http://thevanrontens.com/
https://www.facebook.com/jimmarcottemusician/

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Nov 10 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 11 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Nov 10 @ 10:00 pm – Nov 11 @ 2:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Nov 11 @ 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.

Martial arts tournament to benefit Puerto Rico @ Evergreen Tang Soo Do Academy
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

On behalf of Evergreen Tang Soo Do Academy, I would like to invite you to a fundraiser we are having on November 11th, 2017.

Every year, Evergreen Tang Soo Do Academy hosts a martial arts tournament and donates proceeds to a charity. In years past we have donated to Susan G Komen foundation for breast cancer research. Evergreen Tang Soo Do is a member of the World Tang Soo Do Association, which has over 150,000 members in 38 countries worldwide. Our organization has several schools in Puerto Rico with 100s of students and families. I am personal friends with many of the instructors there. Many of these students and instructors in Puerto Rico lost their homes and studios. We are dedicating our tournament this year to helping them by donating 100% of the proceeds directly to them. The event details are below. Any exposure/support you can provide would be greatly appreciated. There is a $5 charge at the door for spectators to come and watch the competitions.

Seattle Area WTSDA Tournament and PR Fundraiser
Saturday, November 11th, 2017
9 am-3 pm
Evergreen Tang Soo Do Academy
2701 California Ave SW

Orchard Street Ravine Work Party
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come join us for a fun morning of planting at the Orchard Street Ravine! Meet neighbors, get your hands in the soil, and be part of a team effort to keep the Ravine healthy and beautiful. On Saturday, November 11th from 9:00 to 1:00 we’ll be planting >300 plants. Kids are welcome. Find more information at http://seattle.cedar.greencitypartnerships.org/event/10647/. You can come for the whole time or anytime in between, all hands will be welcome!

Location Top of SW Orchard St, at the Orchard Street Ravine Natural Area

NOTE – if your student needs Community Service credit, this is a great place to earn them

West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Delridge Natural Area cleanup work party
Nov 11 @ 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

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Fair, day 2 @ Fauntleroy Church UCC
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Update: Here’s the artist list!

The 10th Annual Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Fair at Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church UCC highlights the creativity of West Seattle and Vashon artists and artistic crafters.

Nov. 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Nov. 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Nov. 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FauntNeau Work Party
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

FauntNeau Work Party
Date: Saturday, November 11th
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Help spruce up the landscape near Fauntleroy Way SW & SW Juneau St. Volunteers will be weeding, spreading mulch, and planting bulbs that will bring spring color. No experience necessary! Make a big difference in just a few hours. Please dress for the weather and wear close-toed shoes. We’ll provide: tools, gloves, instruction, coffee and snacks.
Meet near the bus stop off of Fauntleroy Way SW and 39th Ave SW.
Register here.

Garden Work Party @ South Seattle College Arboretum
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our Second Saturday Co-Hort meets again, and now is a perfect time to visit the Arboretum. We have some serious fall color going on which make for great photography. Not only that but getting your hands in the dirt is one of the finest ways toward happiness. We have extra tools but you may want to bring your own gloves and tools, and definitely bring sturdy shoes and rain gear. Meet in the Garden Center! We will provide coffee, tea and light refreshments, including home-baked pumpkin bread.
Garden Work Party @ South Seattle College Arboretum
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

GriefShare recovery support group @ Grace Church
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grace Church, in West Seattle, will host a 13-week GriefShare recovery support group for those that have lost a loved one by death.

The group meets Saturday mornings from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at 10323 28th Ave. SW. You are free to join at any time. A one time $15 charge will cover the cost of your workbook. Classes begin September 9th and end December 2. For more information, please contact Grace Church at 206-937-8400 or Barb at 206-932-7459.

HPIC Holiday Bazaar 2017 @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

From the Highland Park Improvement Club (HPIC):

Holiday Bazaar! More than 20 vendors. Bar will be open. Lunch for sale. And – get your Highland Park T-shirts and hoodies!

Here’s the flyer.

Shorewood Holiday Bazaar @ Shorewood Elementary
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for this annual kick-off to the holidays! The Shorewood Holiday Bazaar is a longstanding tradition in the Shorewood community, featuring over 60 talented local crafter-vendors selling handmade goods ranging from ceramics, knitted goods, woodcrafts, photography, soaps and lotions, bags and purses, candles, dolls, jewelry, Seahawks and Sounders swag and much more!

Shorewood Elementary is located at 2725 SW 116th St., Burien. The event runs from 10am-4pm, and also includes:

Santa photos from 12:30-3:30 pm ($5 donations accepted)
Free caricature artist from 2-4 pm
Hourly raffle
Bake sale
Used book sale
Kids’ craft table
Food trucks (local businesses Nibbles and Momma Bear’s Fry Bread!)
Pop-up vintage trailer
Vendor Happy Hour from 3-4 pm (featuring discounted items from select vendors)
Lots of holiday cheer!

We’d love to see the community there supporting our local elementary school and their PTA, and having fun!
Contact holidaybazaar@shorewoodpta.org

Sound Steps Walking Program @ Camp Long
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seattle Parks and Rec has recently begun hosting a Sound Steps Walking Program at Camp Long on Saturday mornings from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. Sound Steps is a program geared toward Seattle residents who are age 50 and older who want to increase physical activity and social connection! As of now, the walk is scheduled to take place every Saturday through the end of the year and will continue in 2018 if there are enough participants.

I am the volunteer in charge of coordinating the walk so if anyone has questions or would like to RSVP to the walk they can call or text me at (253) 970-8858!

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Nov 11 @ 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!”

Trunk Sale @ Ola
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Ola Salon and Spa
2942 Avalon Way Sw

Jewelry Trunk Show

Saturday 11/11 at 11 am-3 pm

Refreshments Provided!

Featuring: Ceramic and leather jewelry by Jennifer McNeely & sterling and gold fill jewelry by Jill Griffin.

West Seattle Nursery Holiday Open House 2017
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

At West Seattle Nursery:

The gift shop will be decked out for the holidays. You’ll find unique ornaments, jewelry, houseplants, and items that will add a festive touch to your home.

You’ll want to be here at noon, when Angela Gayle will demonstrate how to make living ornaments, using succulents and air plants.

We’ll have our wreath-making tables set up and we’ll demonstrate how to use the machines.

Outside, you’ll find winter annuals to brighten your containers, plus Yuletide camellias, living Christmas trees and shrubs with winter interest.

As always, we’ll have plenty of good food and drink!

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 11 @ 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

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) at Delridge Library
Nov 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Vietnamese Story Time is 11:30 am to noon on Saturdays at the Seattle Public Library, Delridge Branch. Stories are presented in Vietnamese (Tiểng Việt).
From the 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.

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. Space is limited at library 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

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

Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit Seattle’s Vietnamese Cultural Center.

Veterans Day Italian Dinner @ American Legion Post 160
Nov 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle is proud to present its annual Veterans Day Italian Dinner.

All active duty, reserve, national guard, military veterans, and their families are invited to enjoy a complimentary meal. No RSVP’s are needed.

Andrea and Joseph perform @ C & P Coffee Company
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Andrea and Joseph perform at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

Andrea and Joseph, a variety of originals and cover songs. Genres include jazz, folk, country, and a couple soft rock.

South Park Hall grand-opening party
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 12:00 am

Opening party with food, drink, and live music at South Park Hall, owned by two West Seattle entrepreneurs.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

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

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

‘The Nance’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm

Who: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery presents THE NANCE, featuring Richard Gray and Jeff Steitzer
Where: ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
What: THE NANCE, By Douglas Carter Beane
When: Opens Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Closes Sunday, November 19, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 3:00pm

Tickets: General Admission: $40.00 | Seniors (65+): $35 | Students: $19 |
TeenTix (door only): $5

Tickets on sale now at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets/

ArtsWest’s second production of its 2017-18 I AM Season, Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE is a musical play set in the raucous world of 1930s burlesque.

In THE NANCE, Richard Gray plays the role of Chauncey Miles, a performer specializing in a very specific kind of burlesque: a “nance” act, which features bawdy songs, double entendre, and – most prominently – broad caricatures of homosexual stereotypes. But there’s one important twist to Chauncey’s act. While most “nance” performers were straight, Chauncey is, in fact, gay. Amid the all-too-common police raids of gay meeting places in 1930s New York, that fact alone could place him in real danger.

Richard Gray has found much to admire about Chauncey Miles. “I love all of the contrasts in this beautifully complicated character,” says Gray. “He seems strong and confident, but is also quite broken. He both needs love and fears it. He is at times broadly comic and at times cutting with a still, dry wit. And I love the politics of it – this gay performer who also happens to be a Republican. He is both charming and deeply flawed.”

Despite the difficulties of such a complex role, Gray – an established theater veteran with 25 credits at The 5th Avenue Theatre, in addition to being an award-winning composer – feels ready for the challenge. “It is an exciting and a bit daunting mountain to climb,” says Gray, adding, “I can’t wait.”

Joining Richard Gray in THE NANCE is Jeff Steitzer, who has acted in Seattle since 1975 and amassed several lifetime’s worth of theater credits. With roles ranging from Broadway’s INHERIT THE WIND to NBC’s 30 ROCK and the HALO video game series, Steitzer brings a wealth of experience to the role of Efram, the “First Banana” in Chauncey’s world of burlesque.

“I love comedy and I love Rich Gray,” says Jeff Steitzer. “Doing THE NANCE allows me to indulge my enthusiasm for both!” Steitzer listed one simple reason why he’s excited to work at ArtsWest: Artistic Director Mathew Wright. “All my friends who’ve worked for him have had a great time,” says Steitzer, “and I’m all for having a great time!”

Arthur Migliazza and Carole J. Bufford – After Hours Stomp @ Kenyon Hall
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, November 11, at 7:30 – Arthur Migliazza and Carole J. Buffor