West Seattle Event Calendar

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/performance to be listed here? Please send basic info AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE to editor@westseattleblog.com – thanks! Please include full details AS PLAIN TEXT IN YOUR E-MAIL, *not* in an attached doc/poster/flyer/etc. A web link for more info helps too. Thank you!

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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.

Apr
22
Sat
2017
Duwamish Alive! spring edition
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Various locations around West Seattle and elsewhere on the Duwamish River and in its watershed – here are details and how to volunteer.

Duwamish Alive! with Nature Consortium @ Pigeon Point Park
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Nature Consortium and Earth Corps will be co-hosting a fun and vibrant volunteer event within the West Duwamish Greenbelt as part of a Duwamish Alive! day of service. Past Earth Day events have brought hundreds of volunteers to our sites in an annual collaboration dating back to 2006. This year volunteers will be working on weeding and mulching to help this important urban forest stay healthy. No prior experience is necessary. Just come ready to get dirty and have fun! Additionally, the volunteer work will be accompanied by live musicians, bringing a fun, creative element to our restoration tasks!

When: Saturday April 22nd
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Where: Pigeon Point Park next to Pathfinder School

How to sign up? Register online
http://www.naturec.org/volunteer/

Peggy Johnson Oil Painting Show “Nature” @ The Village Green Perennial Nursery
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Peggy Johnson oil painting show @ The Village Green Nursery.
‘Nature” display from Seattlelite Peggy Johnson. Her featured work includes horses, trees, and garden scenes meant to nudge the viewer to look at life from a new perspective. Her goal is to bring a smile, captivate, delight and charm her audience.
Free street parking.
 

 

Tibbetts UMC Spring Book Sale @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

From Tibbetts United Methodist Church:

Annual Book Sale at Tibbetts Church from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday April 22nd.

Celebrate Earth Day by choosing from our wide selection of gently used/recycled books. Please join us for a wonderful display of books for any and all ages. Hard cover books are just $1 each and paperbacks are 50 cents apiece. We always have a wide variety of books for many interests and any readers. And we’re likely to have something sweet to munch on while you shop, too! From 10am till 2pm we’ll be in the fellowship hall at the corner of 41st and Andover.

Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TibbettsUMChurch

Wyatt’s Jewelers 12th-anniversary open house
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

12th anniversary for Wyatt’s Jewelers (WSB sponsor), at Westwood Village. 10 am-4 pm, drinks, desserts, and giveaways. Sale all month long, too.

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 22 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

Seattle Opera Preview Concert: ‘The Magic Flute’ @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Presented by the Seattle Public Library @ Neighborhood House High Point:

Featuring professional singers and accompanist, Seattle Opera offers this hour-long presentation of Mozart’s utterly unique extravaganza that blends myth, magic, and a remarkable variety of wonderful music to deliver its life-affirming message: love conquers all.

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

Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian

Room Capacity 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.

Paul Gerard ‘Earth Day’ concert @ Fauntleroy UCC Church
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Paul Gerard “Earth Day” concert

Come together as a West Seattle community to celebrate our beautiful earth—globally and locally! Join us for an evening of creation-centered music featuring original songs by Paul Gerard, celebrating our endlessly fascinating planet and its myriad creatures and environs.

Paul Gerard, Seattle-born performing songwriter, and West Seattle resident, sings of the Pacific Northwest and exotic locales, with love songs from around the world.

Rich, warm vocals, thoughtful lyrics and a kind heart all come through in Paul Gerard’s music, as well as his dedication to environmental causes. Don’t miss this engaging concert in the beautiful West Seattle venue, complete with forest window wall!

7pm Saturday, April 22, 2017
Fauntleroy UCC Church
9140 California Ave SW, Seattle WA

Suggested donation: $5.00. Proceeds will go to the following:

  • Whale Museum (Friday Harbor)
  • Earth Ministry
  • Sierra Club

More info:  http://www.paulgerardmusic.com

 

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Apr
23
Sun
2017
West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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.

*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.

Boating Safety Classes @ West Seattle Veterans Center
Apr 23 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

 

 

March 19, 2017, April 23, 2017,  June 4, August 13, 2017, October 22, 2017

Location: West Seattle Veterans Center, 3618 SW Alaska

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

“About Boating Safely,” a day-long class to launch you on a lifetime of safe boating.

Topics to be covered include: boating “rules of the road”; required and recommended safety equipment, docking and trailering, how to avoid accidents, what to do in an emergency, fueling safety and more.

This course, taught by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors, is a great beginniner/intermediate course appropriate for all types of boaters. Many insurance companies offer discounts on boat insurance to boaters who successfully complete this course. This class satisfies the requirements for the Washington State Boater Education Card. Course fee of $35. Second person sharing a course book: $20.

Please pre-register.

For more information, contact: daldermanseattle@gmail.com

Recycle Roundup! @ Fauntleroy Church
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Green Committee at Fauntleroy Church will sponsor its semi-annual free Recycle Roundup on Sunday, April 23, 9 am – 3 pm in the Fauntleroy Church parking lot (9140 California Ave. SW). Free; donation optional.

BRING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS & 1 GREEN PLANET WILL RECYCLE THEM FOR FREE!

See the list here.

Peggy Johnson Oil Painting Show “Nature” @ The Village Green Perennial Nursery
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Peggy Johnson oil painting show @ The Village Green Perennial Nursery.
‘Nature” display from Seattlelite Peggy Johnson. Her featured work includes horses, trees, and garden scenes meant to nudge the viewer to look at life from a new perspective. Her goal is to bring a smile, captivate, delight and charm her audience.
Free street parking.
 

 

POSTPONED: Seattle Chinese Garden 5th Annual Peony and Bamboo Festival
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

*THE FESTIVAL IS POSTPONED – WATCH FOR NEW DATE IN MAY**

5th Annual Peony and Bamboo Festival
Saturday/Sunday, April 22–23, 10 am to 4 pm

The Seattle Chinese garden’s most popular annual event spotlights two of China’s horticultural treasures with entertainment, displays, and plant sales.

Saturday’s program features a colorful lion dance 11:30 am and Chinese dance and martial arts at 2 pm.

Available for purchase are potted tree peonies from China and unusual varieties of bamboo from specialty growers in Washington and Oregon.

Other activities include Chinese artist painting demonstrations, activities for children, and Chinese food booths.

This year the Pacific Science Center will provide information on its Terracotta Warrior exhibit, and festival attendees can take photos of themselves with the Garden’s two terracotta warrior replicas.

Suggested adult donation is $5. Visit the SCG website on April 19 for the schedule of activities, or call 206.934-5219 or more information.

Seattle Chinese Garden @ South Seattle Community College
Entrance at South Seattle Community College (north) parking lot.
6000 16th Avenue SW
Parking at SSCC: $3

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Apr 23 @ 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 Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 23 @ 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

Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph.
Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

April 20–May 14, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets
By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Music Northwest concert: “Cellos!” @ Olympic Recital Hall
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Music Northwest presents: “Cellos!”

Walter Gray (Seattle Symphony), cello
Andrew Smith (Las Vegas Symphony), cello
Jane Harty, (Artistic Director, Music Northwest), piano

Program includes:
Sonata in A Major for Two Cellos, G.4
-Luigi Boccherini

Five pieces in folk style, Op. 102
-Robert Schumann

Estampas y Estampillas
-Jaime Mendoza-Nava

Duets, Op. 53
-Reinhold Gliere

Suite for Two Cellos and Piano
-Gian Carlo Menotti

April 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
Olympic Recital Hall at
South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor)

Tickets and Directions: (206) 937-2899 or visit www.musicnorthwest.org

Price from $16
Free for students age 25 and under, but must be reserved in advance.

West Seattle Community Orchestras – Ensemble Performance @ Mount St Vincent
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

WSCO Ensemble Performance in the Providence Mount St. Vincent chapel (3rd floor)
Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Please join us for a special performance of musicians from West Seattle Community Orchestras. This program includes a varied selection of music from folk tunes to classical, Baroque to old-time pops!

Featured performers include a clarinet soloist, a piano duet, a woodwind quintet, a violin soloist, and even a full brass ensemble! What a potpourri!

The performers exhibit quite a range also—ages 8 to 75!

The performance is free to all. We hope to see many of you there!

Apr
24
Mon
2017
La Leche League: Free Breastfeeding Support Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join this group of new moms for mother-to-mother support. Free drop-in meetings are held every 4th Monday at Neighborhood House High Point in West Seattle.

For free breastfeeding help or information contact Betsy: (206) 932-9912; info@lllwa.org

All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Free Pre-Lit ESL Class @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English are offered at Neighborhood House High Point every Monday from 1 pm to 2:30 pm and Wednesday from 10 am to 11:30 am.

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.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Immigrant Rights & Family Safety Planning Workshop @ Roxhill Elementary
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Seattle Public Library is partnering with Colectiva Legal del Pueblo, Seattle Public Schools, and the ACLU of Washington, to offer immigrant rights and family safety planning workshops at two locations.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Workshops will be offered in Spanish and English. Spanish text is available in the Library’s Calendar of Events.

These workshops aim to mitigate the effects of a family member—many times the head of a family—being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Participants will learn how to develop a family safety plan, gather relevant documents to fight a deportation case and support someone who is detained.

By creating plans for children in mixed-status households, parents will be able to plan for the prospect of separation by designating temporary legal guardianship. At the workshop, families are guided through filling out general power of attorney documents that give authority to a spouse or another person to make decisions in the event of a separation.

Other topics covered will include the most recent updates on executive orders, as well as past policies, memos and executive orders that have shaped legal and ICE practices.

5 pm to 6:30 pm, Monday, April 24
Roxhill Elementary School, 9430 30th Ave S.W.

For more information, call the Library at 206-252-957 0r Ask a Librarian.

(A second workshop will be offered Monday, May 8 at the South Park Branch, 6 p.m. to 7:30 pm, 8604 Eighth Ave. S., 206-615-1688)

Seafood 101 Cooking Class: Halibut @ Salty's on Alki
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

Thank goodness for spring because now it’s time to have some fun! Fresh Alaskan halibut has arrived! But what do you do with this beautiful, delicate, flaky, white fish? Join Salty’s executive chefs and Recipe Tester Celeste Stubner for Halibut 101, a hands-on class that combines fresh, clean, bright, spring flavors with this versatile fish. As usual, we get a little messy from time to time, but it truly is a good time. With each course, you will also enjoy a perfectly paired wine chosen by our two-time winning Washington Sommelier of the Year Tim O’Brien. Here’s your menu:

Halibut with Mango Ceviche
Pan Seared Halibut with Cucumber and Cilantro Slaw
Pan Seared Halibut with Fresh Mint and Basil Gremolata

Class is $90 per person (price includes ALL costs). To top it off, you’ll enjoy spectacular waterfront views and free parking too. This class will fill up quickly so call us right away. Reservations are required by phone. Choose one of these dates and locations:

Alki Beach: Mon., April 24, 6:00-8:00pm (Call 206-937-1600)

Tinkerlab Drop-in @ Delridge Library
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Drop in at the Delridge Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

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.

Details about weekly program projects for Tinkerlab can be found on the Delridge Library Calendar here. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Apr 24 @ 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.

Apr
25
Tue
2017
Free Job Search Support @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Are you looking for a job? Do you need support in enrolling in college or a training program?

Join us on Tuesdays from 2 pm to 4 pm to work one-on-one with a coach and get help searching for opportunities, filling out applications, creating a cover letter and resume, practicing interview skills and more. You are also welcome to use our computer lab with free use of Wi-Fi, printing, fax, scanning, and copying.

Tuesdays from 2pm to 4pm
at Neighborhood House High Point

You might also be interested in dropping in for Open Lab and Resource Connections on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 4 pm to use our computer lab and learn about local resources for low-income individuals and families.

All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Drop in chess for kids and teens @ High Point Library
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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

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: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

“The New Jim Crow” Discussion Series @ Fauntleroy Church
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come to Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church to discuss “The New Jim Crow” on Tuesdays, April 25, May 2, May 9, and May 16 (6:30-8:30 pm). The discussion centers on the book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness.” Each evening includes videos, speakers, and discussions. Pizza will be served.

The cost is $10 for the entire series. For more information, e-mail jackie@fauntleroyucc.org or call 206-932-5600.

Tue, April 25, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
at the Fauntleroy Church

Apr
26
Wed
2017
Free drop-in Enrichment Classes for 0-5-year-olds @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join this group of parents, caregivers and children ages 0-5 for free enrichment classes every Wednesday at Neighborhood House in the Family Center.

On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday, we offer art classes for children to experiment with color and materials, with a focus on process and expose to encourage in children a desire to create. Art starts at 10:00. Stay to play

On the 2nd Wednesday, Nathalie, High Point Children’s Librarian, hosts story time with books and songs. Story time runs from 10:15-10:45. Stay to play.

On the 4th Wednesday, join us for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) themed activities. In March, children will be planting seeds to take home and watch grow.

All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend

Free Pre-Lit ESL Class @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English are offered at Neighborhood House High Point every Monday from 1 pm to 2:30 pm and Wednesday from 10 am to 11:30 am.

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.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Apr 26 @ 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!

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
Apr 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Starting a Business for Real People @ West Seattle Office Junction
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Creative Entrepreneur: What is the Fringe Economy & How Do I Join It?

Presentation: The Fringe Market is huge. Bigly humongous, generating over $1 trillion in 2009 in the U.S. alone (For comparison, the U.S. had a $14 trillion economy that year.)

But how can you start a business there if you don’t know where it is or even what it is. I’ll explain what this market is and how it effects the new business founder for fifteen minutes, then throw the meeting up to questions and comments.

Includes a BrainWriting Session ~ Bring your questions and problems and we’ll look – as a group – for a creative answer.

BE PREPARED to network your business with cards and a practiced Elevator Statement.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
West Seattle Office Junction
6040 California Avenue SW

Price: $10.00 /per person – RSVP required at meetup.com/Starting-a-Business-for-Real-People

My blog: The Creative Entrepreneur (smartstartbusiness.blogspot.com)

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

**September 27th – benefit for Jazz Night School – $3 per person**

Otherwise:

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.

Apr
27
Thu
2017
Dining Out for Life 2017 @ 5 local restaurants
Apr 27 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 pm

Dining Out For Life has five West Seattle and White Center restaurants participating this year:

Buddha Ruksa

Locöl Barley & Vine

Mission Cantina

El Chupacabra Alki (for lunch only)

Noble Barton (White Center)

Here’s the full citywide list of participants, including what percentage they’re donating, and which meal(s) on Thursday.

Mother Joseph Day Mass with Father Matthew Oakland @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Providence Mount St. Vincent on April 27, 2017, will hold a celebratory mass in honor of Mother Joseph Day.

The mass begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Pigott Chapel (3rd floor) at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave SW, Seattle.The public is invited to attend. Father Matthew Oakland of Holy Rosary Parish in West Seattle will preside.

In honor of Mother Joseph’s history of love, selflessness and charity, Providence Mount St. Vincent, lovingly known as “The Mount,” is collecting children’s books written in different languages to donate to Neighborhood House.

Also, with more than 50 percent of The Mount’s staff coming from different countries, three staff members have been invited to speak at the mass to reflect on what love means in their cultures, in their families and how that is translated to their work at The Mount.

Mother Joseph Of The Sacred Heart (Esther Pariseau), 1823-1902, spent her life seeing that the poor were cared for, the homeless sheltered, the sick tended, the hungry fed. In 1856, 13 years after she entered the Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph and four companions traveled 6,000 miles from Montreal to the distant Washington Territory. In 1859 she established a corporation that has developed into what is now Providence Health & Services, committed to improving health through hospitals, physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing, and many other health and educational services across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. She devoted her life to the young, sick and poor until her death in Vancouver in 1902.

For more information, contact Molly Swain at 206.938-8994 or Molly.Swain@providence.org.

Active Dad’s Play Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join this group of dads, infants and children, every Thursday from 10 am–12 pm for socializing and open play at Neighborhood House High Point in West Seattle.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Apr 27 @ 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

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
Apr 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

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.

Green Stormwater Infrastructure and RainWise Celebration and Appreciation Event @ Peace Lutheran
Apr 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 
Green Stormwater Infrastructure and RainWise Celebration and Appreciation Event 

Thursday, April 27th, 4:30-6:30 at Peace Lutheran Church

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of neighbors, congregations, government officials, contractors and community leaders in the Barton and Fauntleroy neighborhoods. Learn the effects of capturing storm water and protecting Puget Sound by addressing our combined sewer overflow challenges. Hear more about the success of the roadside rain gardens during heavy rains. See for yourself, the fabulous functioning of the multiple cisterns and rain gardens at Peace Lutheran and learn how you can be involved.

Sweet snacks and hot drinks provided, along with testimonials, images and stories from RainWise customers.

Appreciation and acknowledgement of all the great community work done in West Seattle. All are welcome!

King County’s RainWise program offers rebates for rain gardens and cisterns for eligible Seattle homeowners and is organizing this event.
The Green Infrastructure Partnership (GrIP) is a group of nonprofits, government agencies, community-based organizations, and businesses who deliver green solutions to stormwater pollution via education, technical assistance, and incentive programs.
More info:
CSIHS Multicultural Night @ Chief Sealth International High School
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Doors open 5 pm, performances start at 6 pm. In the CSIHS Galleria. “An evening of free food, fun, and fabulous performances.”

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

WSHS Student-Led Mental Health Panel @ West Seattle High School, library
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

WSHS Student-Led Mental Health Panel

West Seattle High School Library, 3000 California Ave SW

Thursday, April 27th, 6:00-7:30pm

All are welcome – Parents, students, staff, and community members are encouraged to attend!

Are you an adult who wants to learn about ways to talk to your teen about difficult emotions or mental health issues?

The students on our WSHS Student Health Council are committed to engaging in a dialogue with the adults in their lives about mental health from the adolescent perspective. A student panel will address a broad range of topics such as anxiety, stress, depression, suicide, and relationships with parents and teachers.

A mental health counselor from Neighborcare Health at WSHS will be available to guide the discussion.

For more information, please contact Sumaya Mohamed, Neighborcare Health Center Coordinator at SumayaM@neighborcare.org.

Xolie Morra performs @ Whisky West
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Xolie Morra (Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind) performs solo at Whisky West, Thursday April 27th. Free show! Age 21+.

Xolie’s edgy vocals combine moving melodic compositions with Intense Epic Rock production, all in it’s purest form. Her music is eclectic and moves people on multiple levels no matter what genre they prefer.

Facebook event page here.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

JNew, Q.Dot perform for NW Children’s Fund @ Skylark Café & Club
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

JNew and Q.Dot perform live music benefit show for NW Children’s Fund at Skylark Cafe & Club.

Both artists will be playing in support of NW Children’s Fund. http://nwcf.org/

Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:00-pm–11:55pm

The Deep Cuts with DJ Kingblind @ Maharajah Cuisine of India
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

At Maharajah Cuisine of India, Thursday nights:

You know when you’re sitting in your favorite bar and you think, “God, I wish they would play some [insert favorite song here].” Well good friends, your night has come! We hope to turn you on to some great music as well as play your favorite deep tracks. Remember, it’s not really a jukebox thing. Think of it as a interactive discussion with your favorite music nerds that drink. It’s every Thursday night at 8 pm. That’s easy enough to remember, right? Oh, did we mention the food is as good as the drinks? Serious, this place is great. See you soon!

Complete details here:

Apr
28
Fri
2017
White Center Library Guild Plant Sale
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Plant starts, gardening books, and more! See the event flyer on our partner site White Center Now.

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
Apr 28 @ 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ reception at ArtsWest
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

Friday, April 28 at 5:30pm, join us for an Artist Reception with students and art instructors from both high schools.

Enjoy light refreshments and get an opportunity to see “Exploration and Manipulation” up close and learn about the work from the artists themselves.

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

Siggie The Vintage Man performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Siggie The Vintage Man performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday February 3rd, 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.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Twelfth Night Productions’ FIRST DATE @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Twelfth Night Production (TNP) is proud to present FIRST DATE.

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, April 28, 29 and May 5 and 6 at 7:30 and April 30 and May 7 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge WY SW, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

Late Night Shiner, Githyanki, Severhead, Pinned Red perform @ Parliament Tavern
Apr 28 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Hard rock, metal, punk.

Friday, April 28, 9pm-12am

$5 cover

At The Parliament Tavern

Apr
29
Sat
2017
Seattle cruise season starts
Apr 29 all-day

First scheduled cruise-ship call of 2017 for the Port of Seattle. You’ll usually see arrivals in the bay early in the morning. Here’s the preliminary schedule for the season.

West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Apr 29 @ 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.

Healthy Earth, Healthy You 5K Fun Run & Walk
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

In Tukwila, but relevant to our area because it’s all part of the same river system with the Duwamish:

Bring your friends, family, and neighbors to Tukwila for some GOOD, HEALTHY, FUN – for YOU and the EARTH! Participate in the 5K Fun Run & Walk along the beautiful Green River Trail. Once you’ve raised your heart rate, participate in our ongoing restoration efforts along the Green River Trail – plant a tree or shrub in honor of your dedication to caring for your health as well as the health of our planet.

Event details and schedule

Participate in the walk/run or the whold day and do some restoration as well. The event starts 9 am with the walk/run.

For more information, contact Shannon Fisher at Shannon.fisher@tukwilawa.gov or (206) 768-2822.

Registration links are here.

Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Storm Tai Chi presents:
5th Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki

Now, more than ever, we need an actual Physical practice of being at Peace. A Way of finding our Center of Balance in the midst of our daily bustle and a way of regaining our Balance when it gets away from us.

Tai Chi exercises have been helping people around the world to achieve not only a sense of Well Being, but also a sense Being Well. So, every Saturday throughout the Spring and Summer months…

5th Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
–next to the Statue of Liberty
Begins: April 22, 2017
Closes: October 14, 2017
Every Saturday Morning at 9:00 am

– Overdress for the Weather
– Cameras okay
– Bring Friends Family or Strangers
– Classes are Free, and Simple.

Contact:
caylenstorm@gmail.com
stormtaichi.com
text: 425.877.8524

Free: Electronics Recycling/Shredding Event @ WS Junction parking lot
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Windemere-West Seattle and The Junction Association are once again teaming up to bring you free shredding and electronics recycling services on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 am to 1 pm.

Please bring your old statements or other sensitive documents to be professionally destroyed on site. You can even watch your documents being cross-shredded via the viewing monitor.

Location: The West Seattle Junction Association parking lot off 42nd SW between SW Oregon and SW Alaska.

For a list of items that can be e-Cycled, please click here.

Healthy Kids Day 2017 at the West Seattle Y @ West Seattle YMCA
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

YMCA Healthy Kids Day
10:00am – 1:00pm

The annual Healthy Kids Day event takes place at hundreds of YMCA locations across the nation on Saturday, April 29, an initiative to improve the health and well-being of local kids.

Here in the great Puget Sound area, Kaiser Permanente will partner with Team Thrive, a professional women’s cycling team, and more than 250 volunteers to fit kids with free bicycle helmets. The goal is to give away 10,000 helmets at Healthy Kids Day and similar events this spring.

Kaiser Permanente Medical Director and avid cyclist Matthew Handley, MD will show how to properly fit a helmet and discuss helmet safety.

Certified? Choose a bicycle helmet that meets the safety standards of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Look for a sticker on the helmet.

Size & Fit: The helmet should fit snuggly, not moving up or down, front to back or side to side. Pads can be used inside the helmet to fine-tune the fit, but should not be used in lieu of acquiring a more appropriate-sized helmet.
Position:
Eyes: The helmet should sit level on the head, resting one to two finger widths above the eyebrows.
Ears: The straps of the helmet should form a “Y” around each ear, with the slider resting below the earlobe. The straps should be flat against the head, not twisted.
Chin: The buckle should be centered below the chin, loose enough to allow breathing and speaking, but not so loose that the helmet moves. A helpful test is if you can fit a finger between the buckle and chin.

When to replace: Helmets should be replaced every three to five years, regardless if they have been in an accident. If there has been a crash or other impact, replace the helmet.

West Seattle YMCA (WSB Sponsor)
4515 36th Ave SW
206-935-6000

International Tabletop Day 2017 at Meeples Games
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 pm

International Tabletop Day 2017 benefiting the West Seattle Food Bank!

Meeples Games will be hosting a bunch of events, and also welcome you for open gaming, all day long. Come see our newly remodeled store, now with more play space! Bring a non-perishable food item and get a Meeples Buck to spend in our Tabletop Day Store!!

International Tabletop Day celebrates all things tabletop gaming and we have some great fun activities for all y’all!! “Tabletop Day is also a day to celebrate those who come to the table in contest or cooperation. It is a time of friends tasked with war and strangers finding a common bond to survive through the next turn. We honor the communities that gather around the table, those who bring the winning spirit and sportsmanship to play with others. We play not just against the board, but with others. To you who manage groups, bring new people to the table, and find that one night out of the month to bring your team together to fight a dragon; this day is for you.” – Geek and Sundry

Here’s the schedule of events:

10:00 am – Open Boardgaming

10:30 am – Pokemon Guardians Rising Prerelease – we have 24 slots – Preregister in-person at the store, email (info@meeplesgames.com) or phone (206.535.7896)

10:30 am – Dice Masters Casual & Learn to Play – participation prize for everyone!

10:30 am – Fast & Fun Board & Card Games with Lauren

10:30 am – Blood Rage with Tim

11:00 am – Mouse Guard Role Playing Game with Lo

12:00 pm – NY Slice, Castle Panic, Resistance, and more! with Connor

12:00 pm – Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Learn to Play with Carson

1:00 pm – Fiasco Role Playing Game with Lauren

1:00 pm – Star Wars Role Playing Game One-shot with Tim

1:30 pm – Magic: the Gathering Booster Draft

2:00 pm – Steve Jackson Games with Man-in-Black Kevin

2:00 pm – Dominion – with Josh – check out the classic first Deck Building Game

3:30 pm – Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle cooperative Deck Building Game – with Tom

4:00 pm – Award Winning Games with Brian – strategy board games (Colt Express, Five Tribes, and more)

5:00 pm – Star Realms Open Play (casual)

7:00 pm – Magic: the Gathering Booster Draft

7:00 pm – Bridge Night with Lesson

7:00pm–midnight –  Open Gaming

Rather than drawings this year, we’re setting up a little Tabletop Day Store!
You earn coins for participating and can then spend them for cool prizes! Full games, promos, and other goodies!

  • Bring non-perishable food items for the West Seattle Food Bank
  • Participate in a game, tournament or demonstration
  • Run a game or demonstration
  • Take your picture with Lil’ Wil and Pikachu
  • Check in at Meeples Games with a photo
  • Tweet about Tabletop Day at Meeples Games
  • and more

 

WS Junction ‘Day of Giving’ fundraising event @ West Seattle Junction (see listing)
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

In the West Seattle Junction this month: A “Day of Giving” on Saturday April 29th, 10 am–6 pm. Participating shops and restaurants will give 10 percent of their proceeds to nonprofits of their choice that day. From the West Seattle Junction Association:

Giving back has always been a part of what it means to be West Seattle. Our deep neighborhood pride comes through in everything we do and exemplifies the spirit of “neighbors helping neighbors.”

In The Junction, our local businesses are proud to give back throughout the year to the many deserving causes in our neighborhood and beyond. Within The Junction business community, there is a profound sense that it’s the right thing to do and that by supporting our local nonprofits we can strengthen our neighborhood and thrive.

In the spirit of that commitment, The Junction businesses are teaming up with their favorite nonprofits for a fun day of shopping and eating to benefit many important causes. On April 29th, each participating business will be donating 10% of their sales to the nonprofit of their choice. Stop by your favorite Junction retailers and restaurants to lend your support and make a difference through your purchases. It’s an easy and fun way to show your community spirit and just how much you care!

You can see the early list of participants, and their chosen recipients, by going to this page on The Junction’s website.

Northwest Green Home Tour 2017 – West Seattle sites @ (various - see listing)
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Northwest Green Home Tour 2017 
West Seattle has four sites that will be open to tour guests 11am – 5pm,
Saturday, April 29.

The tour is free and open to the public. It is made possible by site hosts, sponsors, and the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild. We ask for a $5 donation to help offset costs. Your donation can be made when you register online for the tour. Please help this annual event continue by becoming a member of the Guild and supporting our site hosts and sponsors. Get tickets here.

WEST SEATTLE SITES:

Molly’s Pocket Mansion (S3)
2608 46th Ave SW
West Seattle 98116

LastingNest.Inc / S.A.G.E. Designs NW
West Seattle Backyard Cottage: This is an actual Granny Flat for Molly who is both the granny and the nanny for her three grandkids living in the ‘big house’ on the same property. We were chosen as the design/build team for this project based on our enthusiasm for Small with a premium on Green.

Energy Efficiency, Indoor Air Quality, Materials Efficiency, Design Innovation, Backyard Cottage/ADU, Single Family

West Seattle Nursery (S4)
5269 California Ave SW
West Seattle 98136

Ventana Construction / LD Arch Design
The West Seattle Nursery has expanded north into a new greenhouse and annex building, with ample room for houseplants and starts, as well as an espresso bar and workshop space. In addition to being a center for the West Seattle gardening community, it features many strategies that can be used in green homes.

Energy Efficiency, Design Innovation, Materials Efficiency, Storm Water Infiltration, Indoor Air Quality, Sustainability Stop

Modern-Retro Westside Kitchen  (S5 )
3726 SW Austin St.
West Seattle 98126

Mighty House Construction / Greenhome Solutions
Once awkward and dimly-lit, this Modern-Retro Westside Kitchen was creatively altered for improved use, better socializing, a place to sit, and enhanced storage in an inviting and lovely space. This project showcases stunning and colorful sustainable solutions for big functionality in small spaces.

Energy Efficiency, Materials Efficiency, Design Innovation, Single Family, Remodel

Deep Green Westwood Addition (S6)
9323 31st Pl SW
West Seattle 98126

Mighty House Construction/LD Arch Design
The addition of a family-sized porch & 2-story addition transformed this typical war-box home into one that is intriguing yet approachable with modern, super functional design. A hybrid of simple & complex green bldg solutions inc. salvaged tile & woods an state-of-the-art moisture and heat systems.

Water Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Indoor Air Quality, Materials Efficiency, Advanced Building Envelope, Remodel, Single Family

TOUR TIPS:

  • -The tour is self-guided. Start and end at any of the sites.
    -Walking, biking, and carpooling are all encouraged. Why not invite a friend or two to take the tour with you?
  • -When you arrive at your first site, we will take your printed ticket or view your ticket on your phone and give you a wristband. You won’t have to check in again as long as you are wearing your wristband.
  • -Your tour wristband will entitle you to free items and discounts at some Sustainability Stops (local businesses and organizations that support the tour and offer further opportunities for learning about green building).
  • -Look for informative signs inside every home that explain the many green features on display.
  • -Children are welcome on the tour, but due to space constraints, please park strollers outside.
  • -Wear shoes that are easy to slip on and off, as many sites have a no-shoes policy.

    More info: 2017 Northwest Green Home Tour 

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Apr 29 @ 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
Apr 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Princess Angeline Native Tea Party @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Princess Angeline Native Tea Party
Sat., April 29, 2017, 1-3pm.
Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center

Celebrate spring.  Serving Native & English teas, cakes & finger sandwiches with a lump of sunshine.  Your hostess is Princess Angeline’s great-great-grand-niece, Cecile Hansen, the Duwamish Tribal Chairwoman.  Music.  Tasty fun.  Suggested donation $10.  206-431-1582.  Come early.

Duwamish Longhouse Art Gallery & exhibits are opened daily from Mon-Sat 10-5.  206-431-1582
Free parking in area.

The Creative Advantage: Reteaching Gender & Sexuality event
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is an off-site Seattle Art Museum event that takes place at Youngstown Cultural Art Center in West Seattle.

How do norms of gender, sexuality, and family take shape within school communities, classroom learning, and youth cultures? How are recent cultural and policy debates influencing the health and well-being of LGBTQ students? Reteaching gender and sexuality is a framework for self-reflection and action that considers how gender and sexuality norms intersect with other vectors of social power (such as racism, xenophobia, ableism, etc.) and result in inequities. Participants will discuss their current practices, share resources, and sharpen their skills in addressing these inequities with children, K-12. The workshop will highlight the significant role of the arts and cultural organizing in LGBTQ social change strategies and liberation movements.

Sat Apr 29, 2017, 1pm -4pm

Get Tickets

Welcome Road Winery Spring Release Weekend @ Welcome Road Winery
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Welcome Road Winery’s Spring Release Weekend tasting events:
(Note different time windows)

Saturday, April 29: 1 to 5pm:
Enjoy noshes paired with our new summer-ready releases, including a Malbec fit for BBQ and our new Semillon. Free to attend, tastings are just $5.00

Sunday, April 30: noon to 4pm:
Welcome Road Winery Spring Release Weekend: Enjoy noshes paired with our new summer-ready releases, including a Malbec fit for BBQ and our new Semillon. Free to attend, tastings are just $5.00

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
Apr 29 @ 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

FREE class in Women’s Self-Defense at Seattle Integrated Martial Arts
Apr 29 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Seattle Martial Arts will be hosting two FREE classes in Women’s Self-Defense this coming weekend as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The classes are donation based with proceeds going to organizations and services helping women deal with and prevent sexual assault.

When: Saturday afternoon, April 29, 3:30-5:00 pm
Sunday morning, April 30, 8:00-9:30 am

Where: Seattle Integrated Martial Arts, 4159 Fauntleroy Way, SW

Cost: FREE! Cash donations are welcome!

Contact: 206-935-4531 or classes@simamartialarts.com

 

 

 

Denny Sealth Performing Arts “Music Night Out – For Your Ears Only” @ Fauntleroy Church
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Come join us for Music Night Out on Saturday, April 29th as we celebrate and raise money for the talented performers at Chief Sealth International High School and Denny International Middle School. 

This years’ theme is For Your Ears Only, for those who like it shaken not stirred.  The evening includes performances by Chief Sealth Orchestra, Jazz Band, Mariachi and Choir and Denny Orchestra and Jazz as well as a silent auction, mystery raffle and raise the paddle. 

Early Bird tickets are on sale till April 7th.  Full price after that. Dinner is included and beer and wine will be available at our no host bar.  Your support keeps music and the arts alive in our schools.  Click the web site below and go to “Buy Tickets” button below to secure your seat. http://chiefsealthptsa.schoolauction.net/musicnightout2017 

All proceeds benefit Denny Sealth Performing Arts a non-profit volunteer booster group supporting the performing arts at Denny International Middle School and Chief Sealth International High School.

Thanks and hope to see you all on April 29th!

 
Bells of the Sound concert @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Ring Dem Bells” – Jazz Concert by Bells of the Sound
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7 PM

A suggested donation of $10/adults and $8/youth and seniors will be collected at the door (children under 8 are free)

Tibbetts United Methodist Church
3940 41st Avenue SW
(206) 932-7777

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Twelfth Night Productions’ FIRST DATE @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Twelfth Night Production (TNP) is proud to present FIRST DATE.

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, April 28, 29 and May 5 and 6 at 7:30 and April 30 and May 7 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge WY SW, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

Scott M.X. Turner performs @ Whisky West
Apr 29 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Scott M.X. Turner performs at Whisky West, Saturday April 29th, 9–11 pm. Free show! Age 21+.

Enjoy an extraordinary night of music with Scott M.X. Turner!

Whether wiedling an acoustic or electric guitar, bodhrán, piano or acapella voice, Scott wins over crowds with passion, intensity and wide-cast net of original songs and covers.

From rock-clubs to coffee houses to multi-tear auditoriums, Scott’s at home wherever he’s booked to play.

Facebook event page here.

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West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Apr 30 @ 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.

FREE class in Women’s Self-Defense at Seattle Integrated Martial Arts
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Seattle Martial Arts will be hosting two FREE classes in Women’s Self-Defense this coming weekend as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The classes are donation based with proceeds going to organizations and services helping women deal with and prevent sexual assault.

When: Saturday afternoon, April 29, 3:30-5:00 pm
Sunday morning, April 30, 8:00-9:30 am

Where: Seattle Integrated Martial Arts, 4159 Fauntleroy Way, SW

Cost: FREE! Cash donations are welcome!

Contact: 206-935-4531 or classes@simamartialarts.com

 

 

 

West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
Apr 30 @ 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.

*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.

Master Gardeners Garden Advice Clinic @ West Seattle Farmers Market
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

King County Master Gardeners at West Seattle Farmers Market

California Avenue SW between Alaska and Oregon
April 30 – September 24
Sundays, 10 am-2 p.m
*NOTE: Many clinics are closed on holidays and holiday weekends.

Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer any questions that you have about gardening – how to grow the best tomatoes, how to attract bees, what to plant and when to plant it – and much more.

We can also help identify plants that you have in your garden, and the diseases that affect them – bring along a photo on your phone and a sample flower or leaf.

And if you are new to gardening, we have lots of ideas to help get you started.

Master Gardener volunteers are trained para-professionals who will provide you with information that is RESEARCH-BASED and focused on environmentally friendly gardening practices.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Apr 30 @ 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 Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 30 @ 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

Holy Rosary Preschool Open House @ Holy Rosary School
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Holy Rosary West Seattle Preschool Open House

We have openings for children age 2.5 and age 4 by August 31st in our 2’s and Pre-Kindergarten class!

Please join us for our Open House to learn more. Details can be found here.

April 30th, 12-2pm
4142 42nd Ave. SW, 98116

At Holy Rosary School, tradition and innovation converge to provide leading-edge education that is grounded in the Catholic faith. Students are engaged by enthusiastic teachers who provide hands-on curricula designed to spark creativity and encourage critical thinking.

Welcome Road Winery Spring Release Weekend @ Welcome Road Winery
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Welcome Road Winery’s Spring Release Weekend tasting events:
(Note different time windows)

Saturday, April 29: 1 to 5pm:
Enjoy noshes paired with our new summer-ready releases, including a Malbec fit for BBQ and our new Semillon. Free to attend, tastings are just $5.00

Sunday, April 30: noon to 4pm:
Welcome Road Winery Spring Release Weekend: Enjoy noshes paired with our new summer-ready releases, including a Malbec fit for BBQ and our new Semillon. Free to attend, tastings are just $5.00

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph.
Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

April 20–May 14, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets
By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Mode Music Studios’ Open Mic Fundraiser for Social Justice Fund @ Skylark West Seattle
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Mode Music Studios’ Open Mic Fundraiser for Social Justice Fund
Sunday, 3pm- 6pm, Skylark West Seattle
3803 Delridge Way SW

GET ON STAGE / GET INVOLVED!

This is the third month of our Get on Stage / Get Involved series of all ages Open Mics. We encourage all of our students to participate in our monthly Open Mics next door at the Skylark, especially if they’ve been working on a song (or three) and want to show it off in front of a supportive audience. If they’re voice students, their teachers can definitely accompany them on stage.

Sign up at 3:00, grab some food and drink, learn about this month’s Get Involved partner, then get on stage starting at 4:00.

This month, Mode Music Studios is partnering with Social Justice Fund NW, a member-funded foundation that supports the creation of a just society through fundraising, grantmaking, and member involvement. They fund grassroots social change organizations in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington & Wyoming.

We’ll have a representative from Social Justice Fund who can answer questions, give you information and accept donations.

Twelfth Night Productions’ FIRST DATE @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Twelfth Night Production (TNP) is proud to present FIRST DATE.

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, April 28, 29 and May 5 and 6 at 7:30 and April 30 and May 7 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge WY SW, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

Ukestra Seattle (US!) perform @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ukestra Seattle (US!) performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Sunday April 30th, 3–5 pm. More from C & P:

Ukestra Seattle (US!), under the direction of Sunga Rose, is a group of ukulele musicians who are dedicated to bringing the joy and musicality of the ukulele to audiences everywhere. This 14-member ensemble plays a variety of music, from classical works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Brahms, to original renditions and sing-along favorites from the 1940s, ‘50s, ‘60s and beyond. Members have a variety of experience on the ukulele and other instruments and have all been brought together by their love of this 4-stringed underdog of the music world.

Opening Reception for Rajaa Gharbi’s new Studio/Gallery @ Rajaa Gharbi Studio
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening reception for  Rajaa Gharbi’s new Working Studio & Gallery
Sunday, April 30th
4 – 7pm, in the West Seattle Junction.

International Artist and Poet Sets Up Shop in West Seattle

Rajaa Gharbi has a vast background in the arts, and brings those elements to her work through bold, expressive, and layered pieces. Rajaa is also committed to her community and hopes this new space will foster support for more North African artists and creators. 

Framed prints of selected paintings and drawings from Rajaa’s exhibitions held between 1987 and 2015 will be sold with a percentage of the proceeds benefiting local non-profit, K- Love 4 Art

Artist Bio:  Rajaa Gharbi is an international visual artist and poet. She was born and raised in Tunisia where she trained and worked for seven years as a puppet theatre artist with the Organisation Nationale de Theatre de Marrionnettes (OTEMA). She has lived in Seattle since 1982 and exhibited her work in the US since 1984 in solo and group exhibitions in galleries, museums and universities in both West and East coasts. Her paintings have been published in American books and catalogs and overseas’ print and Television media and are in numerous collections including Vulcan and Microsoft.

Gharbi studied visual art and filmmaking for her BA at The Evergreen State College, and for her MA from Antioch University Seattle,  and was nominated for the Seattle Mayor’s Art Award in 2007.

Contact:
Rajaa Gharbi (206) 816-9378
Missy Lacy (425) 698-7783
rajaagharbistudio@gmail.com

 

 

May
1
Mon
2017
Free Pre-Lit ESL Class @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English are offered at Neighborhood House High Point every Monday from 1 pm to 2:30 pm and Wednesday from 10 am to 11:30 am.

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.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Global Gender Equity Community Night @ West Seattle High School
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

West Seattle High School’s UNICEF Club is hosting a Global Gender Equity Community Night and wants to invite all families, parents, and students around West Seattle!

It is going to be a fun evening full of activities and learning about how education, gender equity, and the power of women all play a role in the global theater.

This awesome event is being at West Seattle High School on May 1st from 5:30pm to 7pm and is totally free! Come be inspired by the youth of your community and their passions.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
May 1 @ 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.

May
2
Tue
2017
Alzheimer’s Association – Staying Connected @ Daystar Retirement Village
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Alzheimer’s Association – Staying Connected
Staying socially active and keeping your mind engaged may benefit your mood and memory. The Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter is offering a free four-week program where participants and care partners can learn:

– How to cope and live with early stage memory loss
– Strategies to stay involved in enjoyable activities
– How to talk about memory loss with friends and family

Care partners (can be a partner, friend or relative) attend each session. Program meets weekly on Tuesday mornings in Seattle, WA 98126. Pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Jackie Aviles at 206-529-3870 or javiles@alz.org.”

This program meets every Tuesday morning (10 am) at Daystar Retirement Village from May 2nd–May 23, 2017. This is the link to our event http://www.alzwa.org/calendar/?ill_calendar_event_id=14956

Free Job Search Support @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Are you looking for a job? Do you need support in enrolling in college or a training program?

Join us on Tuesdays from 2 pm to 4 pm to work one-on-one with a coach and get help searching for opportunities, filling out applications, creating a cover letter and resume, practicing interview skills and more. You are also welcome to use our computer lab with free use of Wi-Fi, printing, fax, scanning, and copying.

Tuesdays from 2pm to 4pm
at Neighborhood House High Point

You might also be interested in dropping in for Open Lab and Resource Connections on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 4 pm to use our computer lab and learn about local resources for low-income individuals and families.

All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
May 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Drop in chess for kids and teens @ High Point Library
May 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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

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: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 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).

WSCO Student Strings and Debut Orchestra Concert @ Chief Sealth International High School
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

West Seattle Community Orchestras (WSCO) FREE Student Strings and Debut Orchestra Concert
Tuesday, May 2, 6:00 p.m.
Chief Sealth International High School Auditorium
2600 SW Thistle St.

Don’t miss the downbeat! West Seattle Community Orchestras’ first concert of the spring season will open promptly at 6:00 with a few very short pieces by our newest musicians—school-age students who are learning to play an instrument. Some will be performing in their first-ever concert!

The Student Strings performance will be followed by our Debut Orchestra, which includes strings, of course, but also adds winds and percussion to form a full symphony orchestra. You’ll see adults performing right alongside young people—as far as we know, the only such ensemble in the state! This is the group’s fifth year under the baton of the phenomenal Rachel Nesvig, who pulls an amazing level of accomplishment from these fledgling musicians.

Along with several orchestral classics, a feature of their program will be “Highlights from Harry Potter.”

Best of all, it’s free! (Though donations are very much appreciated.)

More info: www.WSCOrchestras.org
info@wscorchestras.org

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
May 2 @ 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.

May
3
Wed
2017
Dine Out for the Fauntleroy Fall Festival @ Endolyne Joe's
May 3 all-day

The annual dine out at Endolyne Joe’s to support the Fauntleroy Fall Festival in October takes place on May 3 this year. Joe’s will donate a percentage of sales that day and you’ll have a chance to win one of several great raffle items. Haven’t been to the festival in the past? Visit http://fauntleroy.net/fallfestivalcurrent.html for more info.

Wed, May 3, 8 am – 10 pm
Endolyne Joe’s

Lafayette Elementary Kindergarten Tour @ Lafayette Elementary School
May 3 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Kindergarten Tour at Lafayette Elementary School
Wednesday May 3rd from 8:00am-9:00am.
Please RSVP with the front office at 206.252.9500

 

 

Free drop-in Enrichment Classes for 0-5-year-olds @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join this group of parents, caregivers and children ages 0-5 for free enrichment classes every Wednesday at Neighborhood House in the Family Center.

On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday, we offer art classes for children to experiment with color and materials, with a focus on process and expose to encourage in children a desire to create. Art starts at 10:00. Stay to play

On the 2nd Wednesday, Nathalie, High Point Children’s Librarian, hosts story time with books and songs. Story time runs from 10:15-10:45. Stay to play.

On the 4th Wednesday, join us for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) themed activities. In March, children will be planting seeds to take home and watch grow.

All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend

Free Pre-Lit ESL Class @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English are offered at Neighborhood House High Point every Monday from 1 pm to 2:30 pm and Wednesday from 10 am to 11:30 am.

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.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Free blood pressure readings @ Senior Center of West Seattle
May 3 @ 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

West Seattle Hot Topics for Seniors: Adventures in Cuba @ Southwest Library
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

West Seattle Hot Topics for Seniors: Adventures in Cuba

May 3, 2017 at the Southwest Library Branch from 12-1pm.

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. The group will select topics, which may include issues such as education, health care, benefit programs, hospice, palliative care, immigration, gun control, transportation and housing.

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
May 3 @ 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!

Coffee With A Cop
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Come talk with police at the Junction Starbucks! Drop in for a few minutes, or stay for the whole time. Background here.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
May 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Dance Time @ Senior Center of West Seattle
May 3 @ 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.

“Sea Trials” Presentation at Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ West Seattle Senior Center
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Author, Wendy Hinman will be at the Kiwanis meeting, May 3, Wednesday, 6:30 PM, Senior Center, Nucor Room, 2nd Flr. She will be presenting “Sea Trials”, an adventure story about the Wilcox Family circumnavigating the globe.

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

Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting, or contact us:
206-920-3900, westseattlekiwanis@live.com, or website here.

*Except as noted in the Kiwanis website calendar here.

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
May 3 @ 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
May 3 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

**September 27th – benefit for Jazz Night School – $3 per person**

Otherwise:

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.

May
4
Thu
2017
2015 Westside Awards Breakfast @ Salty's on Alki
May 4 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Celebrate West Seattle and join the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce at Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) as we honor some of our neighborhood’s beloved businesses.

Past Westside Award Recipients:
2016 Business of the Year – C & P Coffee
2016 Not for Profit – West Seattle Helpline
2016 Emerging New Business – HomeStreet Bank WS
2016 Westsider of the Year – Dave Montoure, West 5

West Seattle is home to many remarkable people and successful, innovative businesses with amazing stories. The West Seattle Chamber of Commerce developed the Westside Awards to acknowledge people and businesses who make a difference in West Seattle. The West Seattle Community nominates the candidates for these awards. See past recipients below.

Take Advantage of Early Registration (on or before April 27, 2017):
$50 for Members
$60 for Non-Members
Purchase Table for 10 ($450) and Save $50.00

After April 27th:
$55 for Members
$65 for Non-Members

Register @ wwww.wschamber.com

Contact info@wschamber.com with questions

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Quail Park of West Seattle!

Active Dad’s Play Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join this group of dads, infants and children, every Thursday from 10 am–12 pm for socializing and open play at Neighborhood House High Point in West Seattle.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

First Thursday Democrats’ luncheon/discussion @ Daystar Retirement Village
May 4 @ 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 Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
May 4 @ 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

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
May 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

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.

Girls Night Out Event @ Alair Gift Shop
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Girls Night Out Event, May 4th from 5-9pm at Alair Gift Shop in the Admiral Neighborhood,  3280 California Ave SW Unit A
Like Love will have the fashion truck here
Prost is offering 1/2 price liters to anyone with a receipt
Raffle, Giveaways, Price Specials, and complimentary snacks and drink
Rebekah J Designs will be here showcasing her jewelry  (West Seattle girl!)
Nordy Made will be here showcasing her jewelry  (West Seattle girl!)
Juniper Natural Nail Bar will be here offering mini manicures
West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

“Trump-Proof Seattle” – District 1 Town Hall with Lisa Herbold @ South Seattle Community College, Olympic Theater
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Trump-Proof Seattle” – District 1 Town Hall with Lisa Herbold.
Thursday, May 4th, 6-8pm. Doors open at 5:30.

There will be information tables and organizers present, so come early to chat! Program begins at 6pm sharp. Councilmember Lisa Herbold will be joining us.

The Trump-Proof Seattle campaign aims to bring a progressive income tax to Seattle, affecting only the wealthiest 5% of households. A tax of just 1.5% on income in excess of $250K would raise over $125M per year in Seattle. We can protect against Trump’s proposed budget cuts, challenge our state’s unjust tax system, and build a city where everyone and every community can thrive.

This Town Hall is organized by, and for, residents of District 1, but all are welcome to attend. The event is co-sponsored by the District 1 Neighborhood Action Council, the Transit Riders Union, 350 Seattle, and Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action.

Come to learn more about the campaign, meet the volunteers and organizations that are making it happen, & sign up to get involved!

More info here and here.

South Seattle College, Olympic Theater
6000 16th Ave SW
In Olympic Hall at South Seattle College. Campus map here.

Getting Ready for High School, part 2 @ Madison Middle School
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Madison Middle School will be presenting a 2-part parent (and student) night for getting ready for high school. The first one is Thursday, March 30, at 7:00 in the library and is for students as well. We’ll have a presentation from high school counselors covering the importance of GPA, 4 Year Plan and Beyond, and a student panel. Refreshments provided.

The 2nd night will be May 4th and is for parents only – with a parent educator covering how to help your teen manage stress, setting limits, and a presentation from an Intervention Specialist about high-school issues impacting students and how to address them. Refreshments provided.

Please contact Sue Quigley @ saquigley@seattleschools.org for more info and to PLEASE RSVP.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

The Deep Cuts with DJ Kingblind @ Maharajah Cuisine of India
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

At Maharajah Cuisine of India, Thursday nights:

You know when you’re sitting in your favorite bar and you think, “God, I wish they would play some [insert favorite song here].” Well good friends, your night has come! We hope to turn you on to some great music as well as play your favorite deep tracks. Remember, it’s not really a jukebox thing. Think of it as a interactive discussion with your favorite music nerds that drink. It’s every Thursday night at 8 pm. That’s easy enough to remember, right? Oh, did we mention the food is as good as the drinks? Serious, this place is great. See you soon!

Complete details here:

May
5
Fri
2017
Cinco de Mayo @ The Bridge
May 5 all-day

For Cinco de Mayo, join us for a themed drink & food menu.

St. John’s ‘Famous & Fabulous’ Rummage Sale @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

St. John’s Famous & Fabulous Rummage Sale

Friday,     May 5, 9am – 7pm

Saturday, May 6, 9am – 3pm

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in the Parish Hall

Bake Sale & Spring Bazaar at Mt. St. Vincent
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bake Sale & Spring Bazaar
1st floor lobby of Providence Mount St. Vincent
Friday May 5 @ 10:00 a.m. –  4:00  p.m.

Lots of yummy home-baked goodies and fun things to buy plus a fabulous raffle basket.  All proceeds benefit the residents and programs of The Mount. Join us!

Seattle’s Urban Bird Treaty Signing and Birdwalk @ Lincoln Park North Playground
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Friday, May 5, Seattle will become an Urban Bird Treaty city.

Two events are scheduled:
Birdwalk: 10 – 10:40 am
Signing Ceremony: 11:00 am – Noon

Lincoln Park at the North Playground
8011 Fauntleroy Way SW
For more info, call (206) 523-4483

Please join us for the signing of Seattle’s Urban Bird Treaty!

After extensive outreach and advocacy by Seattle Audubon and partners, Seattle’s city council passed a resolution to enter into an Urban Bird Treaty with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The Treaty partnership will protect birds in the Seattle area by developing programs to reduce hazards to migrating birds that travel along the Pacific Flyway, restoring habitat, and connecting residents and youth to nature within our city.

On May 5, the city and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will officially sign the treaty, an important milestone that recognizes Seattle’s role in protecting the Pacific Flyway. Seattle Audubon volunteers will lead a free birdwalk, one hour prior to the ceremony.

This work is a collaboration between Seattle Audubon, Audubon Washington, Heron Habitat Helpers, City of Seattle, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Seattle Wildlife Week – Ranger Rick Pop Up Visit! @ High Point Library Branch
May 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The National Wildlife Federation has a number of events coming up during the week of May 1-6 for Seattle Wildlife in the City Week.

Ranger Rick Pop Up Visit!

FRIDAY, May 5, High Point Library Branch of SPL, 11:30-12:30

It’s wildlife story time at the library! Please join Ranger Rick for free storytelling, crafts and fun! Activities are perfect for tots 0-4 years old. Families will receive a free copy of the latest edition of Ranger Rick Cub magazine.

All events at the library are FREE and open to the public. Find more information here.

Councilmember Lisa Herbold’s District Office Hours @ SW Neighborhood Service Center
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

From Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold:

These will be open office hours for anyone to stop by; but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

(Updated April 27, 2017)

Friday, May 5, 2017 from 12 pm – 5 pm

Southwest Neighborhood Service Center
2801 SW Thistle St

Also:

Friday, May 26, 2017

Senior Center of West Seattle
4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, June 23, 2017

South Park Community Center
8319 8TH Avenue S

Friday, July 21, 2017

Southwest Neighborhood Service Center
2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 18, 2017

Senior Center of West Seattle
4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, September 22, 2017

South Park Community Center
8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, October 27, 2017

Southwest Neighborhood Service Center
2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, December 15, 2017

South Park Community Center
8319 8TH Avenue S.

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
May 5 @ 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

Community Potluck @ DAV Chapter Hall
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This Friday, May 5th from 5-9 pm, the West Seattle Chapter (#23) of DAV (Disabled American Veterans) is hosting a community potluck at their Chapter Hall, located at 4857 Delridge Way SW.

The potluck is open to all. DAV provides services for men and women who were injured or disabled while serving our country. The warm people at DAV offer a welcoming place for vets and their families to connect with each other and receive support. Feel free to come and enjoy the food and community at this special West Seattle gathering in support of our local heroes.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Twelfth Night Productions’ FIRST DATE @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Twelfth Night Production (TNP) is proud to present FIRST DATE.

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, April 28, 29 and May 5 and 6 at 7:30 and April 30 and May 7 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge WY SW, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

May
6
Sat
2017
Boy Scout Troop 284’s annual Garage and Bake Sale @ Admiral Congregational Church (UCC)
May 6 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Boy Scout Troop 284 will hold their annual Garage and Bake Sale at Admiral Congregational Church at 4320 SW Hill Street in West Seattle on Saturday May 6th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sale will feature outdoor and sporting gear, toys, household items, books and more. All proceeds from the sale benefit the scouts of Troop 284 to help pay for camps and outdoor activities.

West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
May 6 @ 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.

Donation Event today: women’s undergarments for REST (Real Escape from the Sex Trade) @ Hope Lutheran Church
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

“On any given night in Seattle, hundreds will be sold for sex.” You can help the young women caught in the trap of sexual trafficking. Drop off NEW women’s black leggings, bras and underwear in any size at Hope Lutheran Church, 4456 42nd Ave SW from 9:00-noon this Saturday, May 6. Your generous donations will be given to REST to make comfort kits that are given to women as they are welcomed into a safe shelter. REST (Real Escape from the Sex Trade) is a local non- profit created to provide direct services to hundreds of people exploited by the sex trade in Seattle and the greater King County area. Through their holistic continuum of care (prevention, intervention, and aftercare), they serve those who are at-risk, actively in, and those taking steps towards exiting a life of sexual exploitation. Find out more at www.iwantrest.com If you have questions about the project, contact patramueller@hopeseattle.org.

Intro to Fly Casting Class / free @ Lincoln Park
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

At Emerald Water Anglers (WSB sponsor):

This free one-hour group fly casting class is designed for first time or novice fly anglers. No experience, no problem! Our FFF certified casting instructors will have you competently casting a fly rod in no time at all! All equipment can be provided for class.

5 people max – RSVP 206-708-7250
or shop@emeraldwateranglers.com – THESE FILL QUICKLY!

Intro to Fly Casting
Lincoln Park, meet in North parking lot @ park message board directly across from Rose Street
April 22nd @ 9am – Dave
May 6th @ 9am – Dave
June 3rd @ 9am – Dave
June 17th @ 9am – Dave

Lincoln Park TLC work party
May 6 @ 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.

Rummage sale at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

St. John’s Famous & Fabulous Rummage Sale

Friday, May 5,  9 am – 7 pm

Saturday, May 6,  9 am – 3 pm

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in the Parish Hall

More info: sjbwestseattle.org

Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Storm Tai Chi presents:
5th Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki

Now, more than ever, we need an actual Physical practice of being at Peace. A Way of finding our Center of Balance in the midst of our daily bustle and a way of regaining our Balance when it gets away from us.

Tai Chi exercises have been helping people around the world to achieve not only a sense of Well Being, but also a sense Being Well. So, every Saturday throughout the Spring and Summer months…

5th Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
–next to the Statue of Liberty
Begins: April 22, 2017
Closes: October 14, 2017
Every Saturday Morning at 9:00 am

– Overdress for the Weather
– Cameras okay
– Bring Friends Family or Strangers
– Classes are Free, and Simple.

Contact:
caylenstorm@gmail.com
stormtaichi.com
text: 425.877.8524

Community Orchard of West Seattle meetup/weekend work party @ South Seattle College
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

COWS (Community Orchard of West Seattle) Weekend Workparty

Where: South Seattle College (WSB sponsor), located North Entrance, 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle

WHEN:
Saturday, May 6th 10am – 2pm

HOW: Run, walk, bike, or bus routes 128 and 125 stops in front of (RSB) Building.

Remember to bring gloves and drinking water. Dress according to weather.

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

More info here:

No Meetups July & August for Summer Break

 

HALA Open House for West Seattle/South Park @ Westside School
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The next city open house about Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) rezoning proposals and other initiatives is 10 am-noon Saturday, May 6th. More info here.

Westside Plant and Garden Art Fair, day 1 @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Westside Plant & Garden Art Fair: Saturday, May 6 (10-3) & Sunday, May 7 (10-2)

The Westside Plant & Garden Art Fair returns for its 2nd year, May 6-7, with an expanded selection of plants! We expect to quadruple the number of plants we had last year! In addition to a wide variety of perennials, our inventory will include, herbs & berries as well as decorative planters for home and patio.

This year’s Fair lineup also includes:

Local artisans with garden art in wood, metal, glass, stone and more

Artisanal products for Mother’s Day including handcrafted cards, culinary products, and botanical bath/body products.

The popular “Low-Mileage Sale” with over 200 gently used garden tools, accessories & books at exceptional prices

Garden Café with hot/beverages and sweet & savory treats.

Children’s activities

Local muscians

Community organizations with gardening advice and information about events, resources, and classes
Of special note:

For Kids – Don’t miss Kevin Pinnell, The Balloon Man, who will entertain the kids and give away FREE balloon sculptures, Saturday, May 6, from noon to 2:00 pm! A 34-year veteran entertainer, Kevin has delighted both adults and children from Disneyland to the Seattle Center. He promises to be a real treat!!

Sunday Early Bird Special – Arrive at the Fair between 10:30 am and 11:30 am on Sunday, May 7 and receive FREE coffee and a freshly baked pastry, a FREE raffle ticket, and 50% off your favorite plant!

Visit WestsideGardenFair.weebly.com for further information.

Garden Center Plant Sale at South Seattle College
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Garden Center at South Seattle College (WSB Sponsor) open dates for 2017:
Saturdays, 11 am to 2pm

  • May 6th
  • May 13th
  • May 20th
  • June 3rd
  • June 10th

The Landscape Horticulture Program now offers Landscape Horticulture students an opportunity to increase their plant knowledge while gaining retail experience. The Plant sales will market the plant material students have selected, propagated, grown on and presented for sale. We will have unusual perennials, broadleaf and deciduous shrubs, some small trees, natives and house plants.
(Credit Cards are accepted)

These Saturdays offer many options:
Garden Center 11:00-3:00
Arboretum cohorts meet 10:00 – 12:00
Wine program is open 1:00 – 5:00
Arboretum, Seattle Chinese Garden and COWS (Community Orchard of West Seattle) are all open every Saturday

6000 16th Avenue S
North end of campus.

Hazed & IBUsed Event Kickoff @ The Beer Junction
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Join us during Seattle Beer Week as we tap from near and far (but mostly near), over a dozen Hazy/ New England-style IPAs!

Saturday, May 6th
At The Beer Junction
4511 California SW

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
May 6 @ 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
May 6 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
May 6 @ 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

Free class: Intro to Adobe Photoshop at High Point Library
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Intro to Adobe Photoshop Class
High Point Library Meeting Room
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 2-4pm

First time at High Point! Registration is required. To reserve your seat in the class please call the High Point Branch  206-684-7454 . Drop-ins will be welcomed when possible.

See some of the basic and intermediate ways Adobe Photoshop has available for transforming your images. Feel free to follow along or just observe. Good for those who want to understand the power of this program either for personal use or working with a designer.

Prerequisite: Proficiency working in the Windows environment.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.
More Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 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.

Free class: Intro to Adobe Photoshop at Delridge Library
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Intro to Adobe Photoshop Class
Delridge Branch Library Meeting Room
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 3 – 5 p.m

Registration is required. To reserve your seat in the class please call the Delridge Branch 206-733-9125. Drop-ins will be welcomed when possible.

Learn how to go beyond automatic to make your camera do what you want it to.

Explore what those other modes and settings on your camera can do for your photographs. Also discuss some basic principles of designing a compelling photograph. For all levels of experience, shooting any digital camera.

Bring your camera, a fully-charged battery, a memory card and your camera user’s manual (if you have it) to class along with 3 photographs to share out of pride or to ask what went wrong or what more could I have done with the camera. Your sample 3 images should be on a flash drive, DVD or as small prints.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.
More Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 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.

 

Sassafras Pop-Up and May Classes @ Virago Gallery
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Finally, it’s starting to feel like this loooong winter is almost over. You know what’s one of our favorite things about the changing season? New clothes! That’s why we’ve partnered with our sisters over at Sassafras to bring some of their best designs over to Virago for a pop up during the month of May, featuring apparel by Boho Republic, Stone Crow Designs, Katy Flynn and Maison La Macon. You can read more about the designers here. Come celebrate the launch of the pop-up at our party on May 6th from 5-9p, with ritual tea kits by Blue Gourami and locally made lipsticks by YeYe Cosmetics. See you then!

We are so excited to launch a series of classes in May: New Moon Shamanic Sound Healing, Womb Care Wednesday, and Moon Medicine. Read more about the classes and RSVP here.

WS Meaningful Movies: Command and Control @ Neighborhood House High Point Center
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

West Seattle Meaningful Movies and West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice present:

COMMAND AND CONTROL

A riveting documentary about an accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, that nearly led to the detonation of a nuclear weapon 600 times as powerful as the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima.

1 hour and 32 minutes
Directed by Robert Kenner, 2016
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCPlm-mQ9Kk

A representative from Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility will speak briefly after the film and be a resource for the discussion.

6:30 – doors open for refreshments and social time
7:00 – movie, followed by optional facilitated discussion

At High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle
Bus numbers 21 and 128

NO CHARGE, but donations gratefully received.

Help us minimize waste and bring your own mug.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Twelfth Night Productions’ FIRST DATE @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Twelfth Night Production (TNP) is proud to present FIRST DATE.

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, April 28, 29 and May 5 and 6 at 7:30 and April 30 and May 7 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge WY SW, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

May
7
Sun
2017
West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 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.

*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.

Morgan Junction Community Cleanup
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

RSVP to be part of this community cleanup starting at 9 am near Thriftway/Domino’s – details are in our story.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
May 7 @ 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.

Westside Plant and Garden Art Fair, day 2 @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Westside Plant & Garden Art Fair: Saturday, May 6 (10-3) & Sunday, May 7 (10-2)

The Westside Plant & Garden Art Fair returns for its 2nd year, May 6-7, with an expanded selection of plants! We expect to quadruple the number of plants we had last year! In addition to a wide variety of perennials, our inventory will include, herbs & berries as well as decorative planters for home and patio.

This year’s Fair line-up also includes:

Local artisans with garden art in wood, metal, glass, stone and more

Artisanal products for Mother’s Day including handcrafted cards, culinary products, and botanical bath/body products.

The popular “Low-Mileage Sale” with over 200 gently used garden tools, accessories & books at exceptional prices

Garden Café with hot/beverages and sweet & savory treats.

Children’s activities

Local muscians

Community organizations with gardening advice and information about events, resources, and classes
Of special note:

For Kids – Don’t miss Kevin Pinnell, The Balloon Man, who will entertain the kids and give away FREE balloon sculptures, Saturday, May 6, from noon to 2:00 pm! A 34-year veteran entertainer, Kevin has delighted both adults and children from Disneyland to the Seattle Center. He promises to be a real treat!!
Sunday Early Bird Special – Arrive at the Fair between 10:30 am and 11:30 am on Sunday, May 7 and receive FREE coffee and a freshly baked pastry, a FREE raffle ticket, and 50% off your favorite plant!

Visit www.WestsideGardenFair.weebly.com for further information.

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 7 @ 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

Postcard making with West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Let’s tell our elected leaders we don’t need or want another nuclear arms race.

Please come and make postcards with us at the Alaska Junction Noon-1:30 pm, Sunday, 7th of May

West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice will have art tables at the corner of SW Alaska and California Ave SW.

Draw a postcard for your elected representative. Show them how you would like to spend a trillion dollars!

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph.
Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

April 20–May 14, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets
By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Twelfth Night Productions’ FIRST DATE @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Twelfth Night Production (TNP) is proud to present FIRST DATE.

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, April 28, 29 and May 5 and 6 at 7:30 and April 30 and May 7 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge WY SW, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

May
8
Mon
2017
Free Pre-Lit ESL Class @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English are offered at Neighborhood House High Point every Monday from 1 pm to 2:30 pm and Wednesday from 10 am to 11:30 am.

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.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
May 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
May 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
May 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Community Orchard of West Seattle Monday Meetup @ South Seattle College North Entrance
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Organized Monday Meetup’s @ The Orchard at South Seattle College.

May – June, We meet up every Monday from 5-7pm.
Please bring gloves and water. Dress for weather.

Many hands make light work – Shout out to the recent service from SSC Permaculture Club and SSC Community Restoration Organization! Look them up!

No meetups MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 29TH or during July/August break.

Who: Community Orchard of West Seattle
What: Opportunities for Volunteers and or Service Hours
Where: South Seattle College (WSB sponsor), located North Entrance, 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle
How: Run, walk, bike, or bus routes 128 and 125 stops in front of (RSB) Building.

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

Gatewood Elementary playground design presentation @ Gatewood Elementary Cafeteria
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Help us kick off Gatewood Elementary’s playground improvements!

The final draft design for the SW corner of our playground—based on student and community priorities—will be presented this coming Monday, May 8, 6-6:30pm in the school cafeteria just before the general PTA meeting. Karen Kiest, landscape architect, and Gatewood’s playground steering committee will present the design, explain next steps in fundraising and implementation, and take questions and final feedback from our community.*

And, we need your help to make playground improvements a reality!

To apply for a $100,000 implementation grant from the Neighborhood Matching Fund in June, we need to come up with $50,000 worth of community match in the form of volunteer hours, cash, and in-kind donations. Can you, family, and friends pledge volunteer time for work parties?  All ages welcome!  Can you offer a cash donation?  Are you a contractor who could help with heavy equipment or irrigation work?  Do you own a plant nursery or related business that could donate trees, soil, mulch, sod, or other needed materials for improvements?  How about food and drinks for work parties?  It all counts toward our match, so come and lend your support for playground improvements. If you can pledge to help but can’t make the meeting on Monday, please email Sandy Lennon at sandylennon@comcast.net.

On that note, save the date!  Second Gear Sports, (WSB sponsor)our West Seattle sports consignment store, is donating 10% of sales on Sunday, May 21, to playground improvements. Gear up for your summer sports on May 21 and help us on our way to a better playground.

*Playground design work has been generously funded by a Small Sparks grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund and the Gatewood PTA.

 

 

Immigrant Rights & Family Safety Planning Workshop @ Roxhill Elementary
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Seattle Public Library is partnering with Colectiva Legal del Pueblo, Seattle Public Schools, and the ACLU of Washington, to offer immigrant rights and family safety planning workshops at two locations.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Workshops will be offered in Spanish and English. Spanish text is available in the Library’s Calendar of Events.

These workshops aim to mitigate the effects of a family member—many times the head of a family—being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Participants will learn how to develop a family safety plan, gather relevant documents to fight a deportation case and support someone who is detained.

By creating plans for children in mixed-status households, parents will be able to plan for the prospect of separation by designating temporary legal guardianship. At the workshop, families are guided through filling out general power of attorney documents that give authority to a spouse or another person to make decisions in the event of a separation.

Other topics covered will include the most recent updates on executive orders, as well as past policies, memos and executive orders that have shaped legal and ICE practices.

Monday, May 8
6 p.m. to 7:30 pm
South Park Library Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave. S, 206-615-1688

For more information, call the Library at 206-252-957 0r Ask a Librarian.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
May 8 @ 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.

May
9
Tue
2017
‘Preschool Preview’ event @ Westside School
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Westside School (WSB Sponsor) will once again open its doors to three and four-year-olds for a half and full-day preschool program for the fall of 2017. Expanding upon our current pre-kindergarten program, we will offer emergent curriculum focused on experiential learning and inspired by a variety of teaching practices. Preschool students will have access many of our specialists, such as visual art, performing arts, physical education and world languages.

Great early childhood education has been a hallmark of Westside School since its founding in 1981 and we are thrilled to announce the return of our preschool after a several year hiatus. We encourage families to join us for our Preschool Preview or a tour.

Westside School is now accepting applications for preschool and other grades (depending on availability) for the fall 2017. For more information, please contact Ted Holmes in our Office of Admission, tedh@westsideschool.org or 206.932.2511

Important Dates:
Tuesday, May 9: Preschool Preview, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Meet the preschool teachers and learn about the program in detail. Parents and guardians only, please.

Tuesday, May 23, Student Observation, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. We will meet prospective students in a short observation session.

Tours for all grades: Available upon request: 206.932.2511

Alzheimer’s Association – Staying Connected @ Daystar Retirement Village
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Alzheimer’s Association – Staying Connected
Staying socially active and keeping your mind engaged may benefit your mood and memory. The Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter is offering a free four-week program where participants and care partners can learn:

– How to cope and live with early stage memory loss
– Strategies to stay involved in enjoyable activities
– How to talk about memory loss with friends and family

Care partners (can be a partner, friend or relative) attend each session. Program meets weekly on Tuesday mornings in Seattle, WA 98126. Pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Jackie Aviles at 206-529-3870 or javiles@alz.org.”

This program meets every Tuesday morning (10 am) at Daystar Retirement Village from May 2nd–May 23, 2017. This is the link to our event http://www.alzwa.org/calendar/?ill_calendar_event_id=14956

Free Job Search Support @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Are you looking for a job? Do you need support in enrolling in college or a training program?

Join us on Tuesdays from 2 pm to 4 pm to work one-on-one with a coach and get help searching for opportunities, filling out applications, creating a cover letter and resume, practicing interview skills and more. You are also welcome to use our computer lab with free use of Wi-Fi, printing, fax, scanning, and copying.

Tuesdays from 2pm to 4pm
at Neighborhood House High Point

You might also be interested in dropping in for Open Lab and Resource Connections on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 4 pm to use our computer lab and learn about local resources for low-income individuals and families.

All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
May 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Drop in chess for kids and teens @ High Point Library
May 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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

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: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 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).

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Free drop-in Enrichment Classes for 0-5-year-olds @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join this group of parents, caregivers and children ages 0-5 for free enrichment classes every Wednesday at Neighborhood House in the Family Center.

On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday, we offer art classes for children to experiment with color and materials, with a focus on process and expose to encourage in children a desire to create. Art starts at 10:00. Stay to play

On the 2nd Wednesday, Nathalie, High Point Children’s Librarian, hosts story time with books and songs. Story time runs from 10:15-10:45. Stay to play.

On the 4th Wednesday, join us for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) themed activities. In March, children will be planting seeds to take home and watch grow.

All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend

Free Pre-Lit ESL Class @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English are offered at Neighborhood House High Point every Monday from 1 pm to 2:30 pm and Wednesday from 10 am to 11:30 am.

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.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

South Seattle College free Admissions Workshop @ South Seattle College
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

South Seattle College is holding a free Admissions Workshop to help community members and future students with the admission and enrollment process.

Wednesday, May 10
10-11:30am
South Seattle College Library, Room LIB 217  (campus map)

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 program and the 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.

Seattle Reads: Meet Author Angela Flournoy @ Southwest Library
May 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:40 pm

Come meet Angela Flournoy and join in a discussion about Flournoy’s novel, “The Turner House”with the writer and other readers .

Flournoy will also discuss “The Turner House,” take audience questions and sign books : From 12:30 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, May 10 at the Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. S.W.

Note: The Library will open at its regular Sunday time of 1 p.m. The West Seattle Branch Meeting Room only will open at 11:30 a.m. for this event.

ABOUT ‘THE TURNER HOUSE’

“The Turner House” is a compelling consideration of the price we pay for our dreams and the ways in which our families bring us home. Growing up in California, author Angela Flournoy often visited Detroit where her father grew up. The fiction she read never depicted the experiences of people like her family – working class African-Americans who made up the majority of the city. “The Turner House” explores this American story. “The Turner House” was a finalist for the National Book Award, was shortlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, nominated for an NAACP Image Award and named a New York Times Notable Book of 2015.

ABOUT ANGELA FLOURNOY

Flournoy is the author of “The Turner House” and a 5 Under 35 honoree by the National Book Foundation. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review and she has written for The New York Times, the New Republic and the Los Angeles Times. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and The Writer’s Foundry at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn.

ABOUT SEATTLE READS

Seattle Reads was the first citywide reading program of its kind in the country and is designed to deepen engagement in literature through reading and discussion. This year’s 2017 Seattle Reads program is made possible by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and The Wallace Foundation, with additional support from media sponsors The Seattle Times and KUOW 94.9 Public Radio and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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

Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations are 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. Limited free parking and street parking are available at the branch.

American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
May 10 @ 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!

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
May 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Homework help @ High Point Library
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Fashion Sale event for National Kidney Foundation @ RE/MAX Junction Office
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 Please join Rosemary Blackwell and Marion Lisko on Wednesday, May 10th from 5-8pm as they fund raise for the National Kidney Foundation.

They will be selling clothing and fashion jewelry just in time for MOTHER’S DAY (May 14th), at the RE/MAX Junction 4400 SW Alaska Seattle WA 98116. Snacks and beverages will be served!

American Legion Post 160 meeting
May 10 @ 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.

Chief Sealth Int. H.S. PTSA General Membership Meeting @ Chief Sealth International High School
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Chief Sealth International High School PTSA: 1st Meeting of the year, Wed. Sept. 14th 7:00 pm in the Confucius Ctr. – Meet and Greet, PTSA Board & Administration.

Balance of the school year:
Wed. Oct 12th, 7pm – School / District / Community Resources Meeting
Wed. Feb. 8th, 7pm – School & Community Safety Meeting
Wed. May 10th, 7pm – Last General meeting of the school year, Elections & Budget

CSI PTSA Board Meetings are held every 4th Wednesday of the month. (Time and location will be announced on PTSA web site, prior to meeting) http://chiefsealthptsa.org/

Wednesday Night Movie @ Tap Station
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday Movies at Tap Station: Each week we play one of our favorite movies in the back room. Every Wednesday at 7 pm.

Weds May 10: Uncle Buck
Weds May 17: A Fistful of Dollars
Weds May 24: The Lost Boys
Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
May 10 @ 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
May 10 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

**September 27th – benefit for Jazz Night School – $3 per person**

Otherwise:

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.

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Seattle Beer Week: Chips and Beer pairing @ Tap Station
May 11 all-day
Seattle Beer Week: Chips and Beer pairing featuring house made potato, corn, and fruit chips.
Six house made chips, from sweet to savory, and smokey to southern style all paired or contrasted with a curated selection of local craft beers. $10
Active Dad’s Play Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join this group of dads, infants and children, every Thursday from 10 am–12 pm for socializing and open play at Neighborhood House High Point in West Seattle.

*All programs offered through the Family Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
May 11 @ 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

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ High Point Library Branch
May 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Free meals will be available for all youth ages 18 and under for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. Presented in partnership with Food Lifeline, Boeing, United Way of King County and the USDA.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. in West Seattle.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the High Point Library at 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Kids Café After School Meals Program @ South Park Library
May 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids Café After School Meals – Kids and teens ages 1-18 are invited to stop by for free After Schools Meals before heading to other programs and activities. Kids Cafe will be open for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. All kids are welcome—no proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required. This program is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library, Food Lifeline, and United Way of King County, with major funding provided by Boeing and additional support from USDA..

4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 22, 2017 at the

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. Free parking is available.

For more information, call the at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Tinkerlab Drop-in @ High Point Library
May 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Drop in at the High Point Library and work on a fun STEM-based craft or challenge and tinker around with construction and builder kits. There will be something for everyone ages 6 months to 1506 months!

Tinkerlab is a weekly all-ages program that introduces science, technology, engineering and math concepts through play, experimentation and discovery. Drop in for weekly self-directed challenges, join staff and mess around with cool inventor kits at monthly Tinkerlab Commons, and let us show you how to create amazing things using digital technology during occasional Tinkerlab Academies.

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.

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Morgan Junction Spring Fling event
May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lika Love, West Seattle Cellars, Third Stone Massage, The Skin Butik, Limber, and The Bridge are welcoming you with champagne, giveaways, and more 5:30-7:30 pm.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

The Deep Cuts with DJ Kingblind @ Maharajah Cuisine of India
May 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

At Maharajah Cuisine of India, Thursday nights:

You know when you’re sitting in your favorite bar and you think, “God, I wish they would play some [insert favorite song here].” Well good friends, your night has come! We hope to turn you on to some great music as well as play your favorite deep tracks. Remember, it’s not really a jukebox thing. Think of it as a interactive discussion with your favorite music nerds that drink. It’s every Thursday night at 8 pm. That’s easy enough to remember, right? Oh, did we mention the food is as good as the drinks? Serious, this place is great. See you soon!

Complete details here:

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‘Exploration and Manipulation’ at ArtsWest
May 12 @ 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Now on display in the ArtsWest Gallery

“Exploration And Manipulation”
A sampling of student work from West Seattle High School and Chief Sealth International High School.

The new collection of student work in our Gallery is simply remarkable. With a wide range of styles and subjects, each piece is a vivid window into the mind of a talented young artist.

April 20-May 14

Don’t miss it!

Learn more about “Exploration and Manipulation” here.

Rose´ Wine Tasting @ Sound & Fog
May 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Rose´ Wine Tasting
Friday May, 12th

Sound & Fog will be having a rose´wine tasting from 5pm-8pm ($5 gets you 6 tastes – purchase a bottle and the tasting fee is applied). We’ll have rose´ macarons and loads of bottles available too.

The Mama-logues: A Comedy About Motherhood @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Mama-logues: A comedy about motherhood
Proceeds benefit WestSide Baby and Open Arms Perinatal Services.

We’re back for a 5th year with all new content! The Mama-logues: A comedy about motherhood, is two hours of spit-your-beer-out-funny in celebration of motherhood! It’s for anyone who is a mom, has a mom or knows a mom. Local talent will perform selections from mom-tastic blogs, books, and articles by Scary Mommy, Moms Who Drink and Swear, Mom News Daily, Blunt Moms, Littles Love and Sunshine, Babysideburns, and many others! And oh yes, the song and dance pieces! Get ready fro some Frozen-themed earworms!

Beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks and dessert will be offered for sale at the event. Bring your friends be they mamas or not! There is a little something for everyone to laugh at in this show.

Ages 13 and up due to strong language and content. Babes in arms are welcome!

Friday and Saturday, May 12 & 13, 2017, 7pm
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way SW

Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Go here to purchase tickets.
Call 206-235-5389 for more information

All proceeds benefit the local and extremely deserving WestSide Baby and Open Arms Perinatal Services.

Frozen @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery  is pleased to announce Bryony Lavery’s “Frozen”, the Tony Award-nominated play about a serial killer and two women who track him down. Performances will run Thursday, April 20 through Sunday until May 14.

Synopsis: As Ralph, a serial killer with a heart of ice, sits in prison contemplating crimes, two women cross the country to confront him – Agnetha, a psychologist who studies the minds of monsters, and Nancy, mother to one of his young victims. When their paths finally cross, they explore the dark side of human nature and our capacity for change.

Cast
The ArtsWest production of Frozen features a meeting of two Seattle acting powerhouses – Amy Thone (THE TRIAL, TITUS ANDRONICUS) as Nancy, and Peter Crook (Mozart in Broadway’s touring cast of AMADEUS, INTIMAN’s ANGELS IN AMERICA and more) as Ralph. Rounding out the cast is Jonelle Jordan as Agentha, making her ArtsWest debut.

Creative Team
Directed by Mathew Wright
Stage Manager – Briana Kersten
Lighting Designer – Ryan Dunn
Costume Designer – Candance Frank
Scenic Designer – Christopher Mumaw
Sound Designer – Johanna Melamed

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

Tickets may be purchased online at artswest.org/theatre/buy-tickets

By phone: 206.938.0339
At the Box Office, Thurs.–Sat., 2–7:30 pm.

Tickets: General Admission: $37.50 | Seniors (65+): $33 | Under 25: $17 | TeenTix (door only): $5


“…[a] fine play…so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.” — Observer (London).

“A major play…thrilling, humane and timely.” —Times (London).

“…[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.” — Guardian (London).

“Consistently surprising and even bravely comic…The almost thriller-like promise of the play’s climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.” — Independent (London).

2004 Tony Award Nominated Best Play
2004 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

WSCO Symphony Orchestra Free Concert ‘Love Stories and Dances’ @ Chief Sealth HS Auditorium
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

West Seattle Community Symphony Orchestra (WSCO) Concert
Friday, May 12, 7:30pm
“Love Stories and Dances”
Chief Sealth Auditorium

Led by conductor James Pham, the West Seattle Symphony will take the stage in a program of Love Stories and Dances. Pham has chosen romantic scores from the pensive Faure Suite from Pelleas et Melisande and the very exciting “Polovetsian Dances” from Prince Igor by Borodin and Saint-Saëns’ “Bacchanale” from Samson & Delilah.

A highlight of the evening’s performance will be Saint Saëns’ Morceau de concert for Horn and Orchestra, performed by Chris Blakely, the winner of WSCO’s second annual concerto competition.

Chris has been a valued member of WSCO’s horn section since February 2015. Originally from West Seattle, he reports that he “got hooked on horn” while in seventh grade on Vashon Island then continued on, playing in their high school band and in the Tacoma Youth Symphony. Due to travel requirements for his work, he had to set his horn aside for seventeen years. Currently, he plays horn in the WSCO Symphony Orchestra, a concert band, various community theaters, small ensembles, and “occasional pop up orchestras.”

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