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.

Feb
17
Fri
2017
Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Terry’s “The Greatest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of”
Free Popcorn!

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

Fri. Feb. 10: Death on the Nile (1978)
-Peter Ustinov, Angel Lansbury, Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, David Niven, Mia Farrow (140m)***
Fri. Feb. 17: Heat (1995)
-Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Diane Venora, Natalie Portman (172m)****
Fri. Feb. 24: Winter Light (1963)
-Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjornstrand (80m)****

To Where You Are – An Evening with Loved Ones in Spirit @ The Center for Movement & Healing
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An Intimate evening full of spirit communications, stories, laughs, tears, love, healing, and messages from the other side.

Prospect with Professional Spiritual Psychic-Mediums, MARC LAINHART – THE INTUITIVE PROSPECTOR™ from Seattle, Washington, and CYNTHIA ROSE McCAW from Denver, Colorado in connecting to our loved ones through the stories, laughs, tears, love, and healing with knowledge and experiences that those who are no longer with us in body, are very much present and among us through energy, feelings, vibrations, thoughts, signs, symbols, and plenty of synchronicities!

The Center for Movement & Healing
7901 35th Ave SW, 2nd Floor
West Seattle, WA 98126

Friday Evening, February 17th
7pm – 9pm

General Admission: $40
Payment due at registration (no refunds; pre-registration is preferred.

Facebook Events: http://www.facebook.com/events/600695310119944/

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/to-where-you-are-an-evening-with-loved-ones-in-spirit-tickets-30523583861

Feb
18
Sat
2017
West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Feb 18 @ 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.

Southwest Little League registration @ Salvation Army
Feb 18 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Southwest Little League is holding their sign ups these next 3 Saturdays in February. Saturday, February 11th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Log Cabin at Steve Cox Memorial Ball Park. Saturday, February 18th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, at the White Center Salvation Army. Saturday, February 25 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Log Cabin at Steve Cox Memorial Ball Park. All boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 16 are welcome. If your child lives or attends school between SW Juneau St. and 128th St. SW you are probably within the Southwest Little League boundary. More information about signing up for Southwest Little League is available at our website- http://www.southwestlittleleague.org.

Free Auto Leaks Workshop @ South Seattle College
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every year, oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. Seattle Public Utilities’ Automotive Maintenance Program wants to help you make sound choices.

Don’t Drip and Drive offers free auto leaks workshops to help you learn about your car and make sound choices for Puget Sound!

• Workshops are taught by certified automotive instructors from local, participating technical schools.
• Workshops are open to EVERYONE in the Puget Sound region.
• Workshops include a 2 hour class about basic automotive systems, maintenance and information about the impacts of leaks.
• Each class participant has the option to stay up to 2 hours later to have their vehicle inspected by the class instructor.

Register online here.

The following classes will be offered at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
February 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
March 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
April 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
June 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
July 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
August 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
September 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
October 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Auto Leak Workshop – Seattle
November 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For questions contact Justine Asohmbom, Department of Ecology – justine.asohmbom@ecy.wa.gov or 425-649-7108.

Brandon Street Greenspace cleanup work party
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

From the North Delridge Neighborhood Council:

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

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

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

‘Developing Your Spiritual Connections’ Workshop @ The Center for Movement & Healing
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mediumship, Psychic Sciences, Metaphysics, and Spiritual Healing. Join professional psychic-mediums Marc Lainhart from Seattle, Washington, and Cynthia Rose McCaw from Denver, Colorado for an afternoon of spirit that will lead you to trust your own spiritual path without any borders or what we like to refer to as “Spiritual Awesomness!”

Marc and Cynthia Rose will lead this workshop with plenty of spiritual fun, knowledge, wisdom, and development for your own spiritual journey as we explore and discover through mind, body, and spirit. This workshop is designed for both basic and advanced “Spiritual Prospectors” and “Light Workers” looking to expand, evolve, and improve their work as psychic-mediums and spiritual healers.

* Meditation with a deeper spiritual connection
* Attunement & Energy Management Exercises
* Mediumship Excercises
* Spiritual Healing Exercises
* Class demonstrations with positive feedback on becoming a better, next generation psychic-medium

WHERE: The Center for Movement & Healing
7901 35th Ave SW – 2nd Floor

WHEN: Saturday, February 18, 2017
11 am–3 pm

COST: $50

REGISTRATION FOR WORKSHOP:
Pre-Registration is preferred online
Payment due at registration (no refunds)

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/developing-your-spirtual-connections-workshop-tickets-30545218571

Facebook Events: http://www.facebook.com/events/1369579069740446/

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders @ Camp Long
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders – How We Might Help Them. Let’s seek and celebrate Seattle’s surviving salamanders, at possibly their best remaining Seattle refugium at Camp Long. While we see if they are home in their habitat, we will discuss what constitutes healthy habitat for our different salamander species, and we might be able to do a small bit to improve that habitat. Of the six Seattle salamanders that may still occur in the city, there are 4 species that still occur at Camp Long. Two of these never go in the water, laying their eggs in hidden, moist places. They are the (extra cute) Ensatina (in the photo) and the Western Red-backed Salamander. If they are home we can hold and examine them, before letting them return. Two lay their eggs, in jelly-like masses in the pond, meeting their mates for their dates on or around Valentines’ night, so we will probably now be able to see their eggs in the pond. Whether the salamanders are home or not, there is a whole community of plants, animals and fungi to enjoy and learn about and help.

Pre-registration requested: e-mail or phone to pre-register: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 $0 – $20 per person, whatever is comfortable. While no cash is required, I ask that people support my efforts to promote a paradigm shift of re-building a human community that is increasingly again appreciating and serving the wealth of our natural community, while serving healthier human communities in the process. If no one pre-registers I might not show up.

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Feb 18 @ 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
Feb 18 @ 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
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Black History Month Community Dinner @ Southwest Teen Life Center
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Chief Sealth International High School Black Student Union will be hosting our 2nd Annual Black History Month Community Dinner at Southwest Teen Life Center on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm (Doors will be opening at 4:45 pm). All are welcome. Free to attend.We encourage our community to come together and celebrate the accomplishments of Black People locally, nationally, and globally.

“Unity is Strength, Division is weakness” ~ Swahili Proverb

Jonny Woods @ Alki Beach Pub
Feb 18 @ 9:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Live music with Jonny Woods at 9:30 pm

Feb
19
Sun
2017
West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Feb 19 @ 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.

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 19 @ 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

Benefit concert at Admiral UCC
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

From Kate Moody:

Concert at Admiral UCC – Raising Money to Pay For Pipe Organ Renovations

I am so happy to be playing “Friday Nights” with Sam Peters on viola! This is one of my favorite pieces, and Sam is a delight to play with.

Also on the program are Overton Berry, Leann Conley-Holcom, Keith Terhune, and the Admiral Choir.

Lunch will be served at noon, and the concert begins at 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 19, 1;00 P.M.

Admiral Church

4320 SW Hill Street

Admission by donation

I hope to see you there!

Feb
20
Mon
2017
Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

Free infant/child car-seat installation inspections
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

FREE INFANT AND CHILD SEAT INSTALLATION SAFETY CHECK AT SWEDISH AUTOMOTIVE (WSB sponsor)

Monday, February 20th and Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Need your infant or child safety seat checked? We have a certified technician on staff! Our team member Victor Gonzales is a Certified Child Safety Passenger Technician certified by Safe Kids Worldwide. Just stop by and we will check your child’s car seat. Questions? Give us a call 206 539 1984.

It’s free and open to any make and model of car.

Poetry Writing Class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

SCWS is so fortunate to have this amazing poet teaching a poetry writing class here at the Center. Koon Woon has won an American Book Award, as well as a Pen Oak/Josephine Miles Award. His class will be held the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 11 am, at the Senior Center of West Seattle. $2 for members, $3 for nonmembers. All ages welcome. Come join us if you are interested!

http://kaya.com/authors/koon-woon/

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Feb 20 @ 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.

Morgan Junction Park future planning meeting @ Cafe Ladro
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

First meeting to discuss turning the empty lot into a beautiful extension to our existing park. If interested in joining the discussion, please contact Deb Barker, djb124@earthlink.net

Feb
21
Tue
2017
Free infant/child car-seat installation inspections
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

FREE INFANT AND CHILD SEAT INSTALLATION SAFETY CHECK AT SWEDISH AUTOMOTIVE (WSB sponsor)

Monday, February 20th and Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Need your infant or child safety seat checked? We have a certified technician on staff! Our team member Victor Gonzales is a Certified Child Safety Passenger Technician certified by Safe Kids Worldwide. Just stop by and we will check your child’s car seat. Questions? Give us a call 206 539 1984.

It’s free and open to any make and model of car.

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Early Days parent drop-in support group @ Nurturing Expressions
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Early Days support groups provide parents of infants 0-12 months a place to come talk about the realities of parenting and get support during this challenging transition.

Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 pm
at Nurturing Expressions
4727 44th AVE SW [new address]

Thursdays 6:30-8:30 PM
at In Tandem Midwifery
4522 44th Ave SW

8-week punch card – $80

* If you are unable to attend all 8 groups in a session you may use the remaining “punches” in the next session.
* Regardless of the session you register for the punch card may be used at either Tuesday and/or Thursday Early Days groups.
* Please have punch card present at each group.
* One punch card per parent.
* Pick up your punch card at your first group with your e-mail confirmation.

Drop-in can be purchased in person for $15. No registration required.

RSVP on our Eventzilla link to secure your spot!

8 Week Sessions Include Themes Such as:

· Adjusting to Parenthood
· Emotional Complications
· Self-Care
· Support Systems
· Identity Changes
· Myths of Parenting
· Relationships
· Strong Emotions
· Expectations vs Reality
· Impact of Social Policy

No one turned away for lack of funds. Please contact Early Days if you need financial assistance.

For more information contact Early Days:
earlydaysWS@gmail.com
425-243-2355
facebook.com/earlydaysws

Business Information Appointments @ Delridge Library
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come to the Library for individual appointments up to an hour with a librarian trained in business reference and market research. Registration is required.

We work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources which can help you with many kinds of business questions including:

• finding industry information
• writing a business plan
• sizing your market
• identifying your customers.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please contact the Delridge Branch to register. Appointment times are: Feb. 7, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 14, 12-3 p.m., Feb. 21, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 28, 12-3 p.m.

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.

Career Night @ Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

From Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices-Northwest Real Estate (WSB sponsor):

Thinking about a career in real estate? You’re invited to attend Career Night:

February 21st from 4–5 pm at our office.

Go to http://www.bhhsnwrealestate.com/pnwra/index.asp to reserve your spot!

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Feb 21 @ 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.

Free Community Meditation gathering @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

(West Seattle satellite of the Seattle Shambhala Buddhist Center)
Based on Tibetan Buddhist practice, non-denominational, free and open to all.

Meditation instruction offered at the start of each evening, with tea and open discussion following group meditation for any who wish to participate.

Meets Tuesday nights 7-8:30 pm at the Youngstown Community Center on Delridge at Genesee across street from the skate park.

Website seattle.shambhala.org for more info.

Feb
22
Wed
2017
Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 22 @ 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!

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Terry’s “The Greatest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of”
Free Popcorn!

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

Wed. Feb. 8: Go Into Your Dance (1935)
-Al Jolson, Ruby Keeler, Barton MacLane (89m)***
Wed. Feb. 15: The Usual Suspects (1995)
-Kevin Spacey, Suzy Amis, Gabriel Byrne (105m)****
Wed. Feb. 22: I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
-Gene Hackman, Melvyn Douglas, Estelle Parsons (93m)****

Caregiver Support Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Come share your challenges, frustrations, successes with other caregivers who “get it.” The experience exchange among caregivers will provide you with free peer support on a monthly basis and might just give you an energy boost to keep you at your best. If you are interested in this group and have questions, call Holly at 932-4044 ext. #2.

Facilitated by Sound Generations Caregiver Support Program.

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

Rodan+Fields event @ Admiral Bird
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Admiral Bird, (Admiral Junction) Wednesday February 22nd 6-8 pm:

We are doing a business presentation for Rodan+Fields and product display. Each guest gets a mini facial. Raffle for a gift and more!!

Saucony Freedom Run from West Seattle Runner
Feb 22 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

Wed Feb 22nd 6:15 pm Saucony Freedom Run! Come and join us for our weekly Wednesday group run and demo a pair of Saucony shoes! We will have the new Freedom (neutral) and the Guide (stability) for your needs.

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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

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

Feb
23
Thu
2017
Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 23 @ 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!

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 23 @ 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

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Bystander Intervention workshop @ Fauntleroy Church, UCC
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A free workshop to learn practical, safe alternatives to doing nothing in bullying or harassment situations.

Feb 23rd, 6:30–8:00 pm
at Fauntleroy Church

Early Days parent drop-in support group @ In Tandem Midwifery
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Early Days support groups provide parents of infants 0-12 months a place to come talk about the realities of parenting and get support during this challenging transition.

Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 pm
at Nurturing Expressions
4746 44th AVE SW Suite 201

Thursdays 6:30-8:30 PM
at In Tandem Midwifery
4522 44th Ave SW

8-week punch card – $80

* If you are unable to attend all 8 groups in a session you may use the remaining “punches” in the next session.
* Regardless of the session you register for the punch card may be used at either Tuesday and/or Thursday Early Days groups.
* Please have punch card present at each group.
* One punch card per parent.
* Pick up your punch card at your first group with your e-mail confirmation.

Drop-in can be purchased in person for $15. No registration required.

RSVP on our Eventzilla link to secure your spot!

8 Week Sessions Include Themes Such as:

· Adjusting to Parenthood
· Emotional Complications
· Self-Care
· Support Systems
· Identity Changes
· Myths of Parenting
· Relationships
· Strong Emotions
· Expectations vs Reality
· Impact of Social Policy

No one turned away for lack of funds. Please contact Early Days if you need financial assistance.

For more information contact Early Days:
earlydaysWS@gmail.com
425-243-2355
facebook.com/earlydaysws

Metropolitan Market remodeling Q&A
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

As Metropolitan Market (WSB sponsor) gets ready to resume its remodeling work, you’re invited to a conversation with the company’s CEO and the Admiral store director, to see the plans, ask questions, voice concerns, as explained in the open letter we published February 17th.

Feb
24
Fri
2017
Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Terry’s “The Greatest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of”
Free Popcorn!

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

Fri. Feb. 10: Death on the Nile (1978)
-Peter Ustinov, Angel Lansbury, Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, David Niven, Mia Farrow (140m)***
Fri. Feb. 17: Heat (1995)
-Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Diane Venora, Natalie Portman (172m)****
Fri. Feb. 24: Winter Light (1963)
-Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Bjornstrand (80m)****

Rainbow Bingo fundraiser: ‘Slumber Party’ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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


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

$12/members, $18/non-members.
Add $5 if paying at the door!

Must be age 21 or older. CASH PRIZES!

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

Reserve your seat by calling 206-932-4044 ext. 4, or register online at www.sc-ws.org/.

We’ve been selling out about a month in advance now, so people need to go to our website home page (sc-ws.org), scroll down and purchase tickets for any upcoming date in 2016!

Swing Dance & Dessert Auction featuring West Seattle Big Band @ Shorewood Foursquare Church
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Swing Dance & Dessert Auction featuring West Seattle Big Band
Friday, February 24th, 2017, 7-10pm
Free Dance Lesson 6:00-6:45 pm
Fundraiser for free summer VBS daycamp
Location: Shorewood Foursquare Church
Tickets $15/person
Contact: (206) 932 – 0186

Becky’s New Car @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Twelfth Night Productions is proud to present BECKY’S NEW CAR.

Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn’t dare.

BECKY’S NEW CAR is a thoroughly original comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken.

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

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, February 24 and 25, March 3 and 4 at 7:30 and February 26 and March 5 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

Ronny Cox performs @ Kenyon Hall
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We’re delighted to welcome back the remarkable artist to Kenyon. Ronny has been featured in countless movies and television shows. Remembered best as the moral-minded and ill-fated Drew who instigates the legendary “Dueling Banjos” sequence with a mountain boy in Deliverance (1972), he was Captain Jellico in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the bad guy in Robocop.

We can all name popular actors who play music as a sideline. Ronny Cox is not one of those actors. When you hear him sing the songs he’s written—deeply personal songs—you don’t think, “There’s an actor who also sings.” You forget that familiar face and focus on the poetry that lays his life bare, that draws his audience inexorably in, so that you feel what he’s feeling.

Tickets for Ronny Cox are $20 general and $18 seniors and students. No table seats for this performance. For more information, please visit ronnycox.com.

To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation.

Feb
25
Sat
2017
West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Feb 25 @ 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.

Drop off supplies for welcome baskets for refugees @ Hope Lutheran Church
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Welcome Baskets of Supplies for Refugees

Hope Lutheran Human Care Ministries, in conjunction with Lutheran Community Services Northwest’s refugee settlement program, is collecting supplies to create welcome baskets for local refugee families.

New or Like New Items Only

Donations Needed:
Kitchen Kit: pots & pans” cutlery, plates, bowls, drinking glasses, cups, tea kettles
Household Kit: warm blankets, dish towels, hot pads
Hygiene Kit: feminine products, toothpaste, soap, razors’
Collection Site: Hope Lutheran Church (main entrance) 4456 42nd Ave. SW

Collection Dates and Time: Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 9-Noon
Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 9-Noon

Contact Person: Elissa Sommer
esommer@hopeseattle.org
(206) 937-9330

Me-Kwa-Mooks Park restoration work party
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Me-Kwa-Mooks Park natural areas is in need of help healing and expanding native habitat for wildlife. Feel free to join the work ‘party’ every 4th Saturday, 9:00 – noon. Dress in sturdy clothes that can handle the day’s weather & blackberry thorns. Tools provided. Bring your own gloves or use a pair of ours. We are restoring wildlife habitat, so please leave dogs at home.

Check out & sign up for events at www.greenseattle.org/events, email mekwamooks@yahoo.com, and check out the website at https://mekwamooks.wordpress.com/

Caregiver Class: ‘Self Care for the Caregiver’ @ Alki United Church of Christ
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Caregiver Classes
Adult Education – Support U: Fostering Caregiver Wellness Series

Do you care for, or simply worry about, an adult with a chronic condition or disability that needs support for living their best life? Whether that person is living with you, nearby or far away, is related to you or not – you are a caregiver. While you focus on the person for whom you care, the Support U adult education series will focus on you – the caregiver.

Support UTM: Fostering Caregiver Wellness, a program of Lutheran Community Services, partners with local congregations to make life better for seniors and their caregivers. Basic care-giving information and tips, presented in accessible classes, will help reduce the number of caregivers who suffer from burnout by trying to “do it all” alone.

Feb. 11, Feb. 25 & March 11, 2017
Saturdays from 9:30 am — noon
$5.00 donation

Support U…Three classes on caregiving. Two topics each session.

Feb. 11
Planning Ahead
Finding, Creating & Using Resources

Feb. 25
Self Care for the Caregiver
Family Dynamics & Communication

March 11
Dementia, Chronic Illness & the Family
Financial Well-Being

Sponsor and class location:
Alki United Church of Christ (near Alki Beach)
6115 SW Hinds Street
Main floor in the Church Parlor
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 935-2661

www.alkiucc.org
email: office@alkiucc.org

Details:
Feb. 11, Feb. 25 & March 11, 2017
Saturdays from 9:30 am — noon
$5.00 donation

RSVP with the Church Office:
office@alkiucc.org or (206) 935-2661

Questions? Contact: hitchens@spu.edu

We would love to see you at Support U

Facilitating Team: Emily Hitchens, RN, Faith Community Nurse; Kathie Torgison and Julia Chase

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

GriefShare recovery support group begins @ Grace Church
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

The group meets on Saturday morning from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at 10323 – 28th Ave. SW, Seattle. You are free to start at any time. A one-time $15 charge will cover the cost of your workbook. Classes begin February 25 and end May 20. For information please contact Grace Church, 206-937-8400 or Barb at 206-932-7459.

Natural Community Service and Admiration Stroll @ Fauntleroy Park
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Natural Community Service and Admiration Stroll in Fauntleroy Park. We will meet at the entrance on SW Barton St by SW Henderson St, between 40th Av SW & 41st Av SW.

Why not join your local human community, as we take a stroll in our local natural community, and admire her beauty, her fascinating intricacy, and learn Stewart’s strategies, developed over the last 20 years, to get the most mileage in helping Mother Nature heal from the abuses incurred in a bad relationship with her children, Able, Cain and David? While we learn the strategies, we’ll control a few wily weeds that are encroaching on declining plant community members. This session will be at our local treasure of nature, Fauntleroy Park, where the first of over-controlling Able’s creature creations, the domesticated dog, is trampling the Trilliums, while salamanders, whose cover has been blown, struggle to safely sneak around. No fee is required, but I am building a community of support for me, my work, and for a growing movement. That support can take any helpful form.

Pre-registration is not required, but it would help me estimate the crowd to prepare for. If no one pre-registers I may not show up. To pre-register e-mail ecostewart@gmail.com or phone (land only right now) 206 932-7225

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 25 @ 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
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

High Point Play Area design meetings @ HP Community Center
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to provide input on the High Point Community Center play area renovation project on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave. SW. The landscape architect, project planner and project manager will provide information on the renovation project and gather community input on play features and amenities. The play area is south of the community center near the tennis courts. This is an all-ages event with light snacks and children’s activities. We encourage all to attend and participate by providing input on the best play area design option for the High Point neighborhood.

This project will replace the play equipment, provide access improvements, and improve safety and other features at the park. Please participate in a survey for the project.

The Seattle Park District provided the funding for this play area improvement project. Approved by Seattle voters in 2014, the Seattle Park District provides more than $47 million a year in long-term funding for Seattle Parks and Recreation including maintenance of parklands and facilities, operation of community centers and recreation programs, and development of new neighborhood parks on previously acquired sites.

A survey for the play area project, translated meeting notices, and additional information can be found here. If you have questions about the project or would like to request accommodations or need an interpreter please contact Karimah Edwards, Seattle Parks and Recreation at 206-233-0063 or karimah.edwards@seattle.gov.

West Seattle Pride Basketball 4th-6th Grade Boys Tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

2017 Seattle Pride Spring & Summer Tryouts

To register early sign up here @
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

4th-8th Boys Tryouts

Saturday, February 25th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Saturday, February 25th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sunday, February 26th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Sunday, February 26th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

High School Boys Tryouts

FRESHMAN – 15U

Sunday, March 5th – Frosh/15U Boys – 4-6pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Thursday, March 9th – Frosh/15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Freshman / 15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran
High School

Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors – 16U, 17U, 18U

Monday, March 6th – Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomore Boys Only- 7-9pm @
West Seattle High School (3 courts)

Thursday, March 9th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

To register early sign up here
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

West Seattle Pride Basketball 7th-8th Grade Boys Tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

2017 Seattle Pride Spring & Summer Tryouts

To register early sign up here @
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

4th-8th Boys Tryouts

Saturday, February 25th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Saturday, February 25th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sunday, February 26th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Sunday, February 26th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

High School Boys Tryouts

FRESHMAN – 15U

Sunday, March 5th – Frosh/15U Boys – 4-6pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Thursday, March 9th – Frosh/15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Freshman / 15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors – 16U, 17U, 18U

Monday, March 6th – Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomore Boys Only- 7-9pm @
West Seattle High School (3 courts)

Thursday, March 9th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

To register early sign up here
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

Rain City Rock Camp for Girls, Heart-Shaped Boxes perform @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy live music at Skylark Cafe & Club. Featuring Rain City Rock Camp for Girls, and Heart-Shaped Boxes.

Becky’s New Car @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Twelfth Night Productions is proud to present BECKY’S NEW CAR.

Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn’t dare.

BECKY’S NEW CAR is a thoroughly original comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken.

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

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, February 24 and 25, March 3 and 4 at 7:30 and February 26 and March 5 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

Mallet Head performs @ Kenyon Hall
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Virtuoso percussionist and West Seattle native Tom Collier just retired, after 36 years on the faculty of the University of Washington, where he presented popular concerts known as “The Mallet Head Series,” featuring Tom and other noted local and national jazz artists. Mallet Head refers to his instruments, vibraphone and marimba, in which mallets are used to strike the bars.

For his second concert of the new Kenyon Hall Mallet Head Series, Tom will be joined by Dan Dean on bass and Tom Korn on drums.

Front reserved table seats are $14. Row seating is $12 general and $10 seniors. With a reservation, row seating is only $10 general and $8 seniors. Elementary, middle, & high school students are $5.

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

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

Feb
26
Sun
2017
West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Feb 26 @ 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.

Learn about fruit-tree pruning at Community Orchard of West Seattle
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

COWS Presents:
An Afternoon with Rita Smith of Groundwork

Sunday, February 26
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Topic:
Fruit Tree Pruning Basics

Dear Friends of The Orchard,

This talk and mini-demo is geared for those who want to learn more about fruit tree pruning and its benefits. Rita’s experience growing up on a fruit orchard and serving as Project Manager and Pruning Enthusiast for City Fruit has contributed to improving the health and productivity of Seattle’s urban orchard. She trains and assists residents with pruning fruit trees in private yards, arbors and community spaces to maximize tree health and hearty fruit production.

If you have your own hand pruners please bring them. If not, we will have some to lend out. We suggest you bring water, gloves and dress for weather. Hot beverages and light snacks will be provided. We look forward to seeing you then!

The orchard is at the northeast end of the South Seattle College campus.

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 26 @ 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

Choro Tocando performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Choro Tocando performs Brazilian music live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

All Ages Free Open Mic @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

All-ages open mic at Skylark Café & Club:

All ages open mic every last Sunday of the month. The best open mic in the city is open for musicians of all ages. We offer a full backline, sound engineer to dial you in, 16 track mixable recording, and the full stage experience! Signup at 3, music at 4. Full bar with ID.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available with 12 beers on tap

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type
15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time)
Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

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

West Seattle Pride Basketball 4th-6th Grade Boys Tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

2017 Seattle Pride Spring & Summer Tryouts

To register early sign up here @
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

4th-8th Boys Tryouts

Saturday, February 25th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Saturday, February 25th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sunday, February 26th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Sunday, February 26th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

High School Boys Tryouts

FRESHMAN – 15U

Sunday, March 5th – Frosh/15U Boys – 4-6pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Thursday, March 9th – Frosh/15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Freshman / 15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran
High School

Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors – 16U, 17U, 18U

Monday, March 6th – Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomore Boys Only- 7-9pm @
West Seattle High School (3 courts)

Thursday, March 9th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

To register early sign up here
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

George Harrison Birthday Celebration @ Parliament Tavern
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Joe Ross of Green Pajamas brings a slew of special guests to the stage for a night of George Harrison songs. No cover.

George Harrison Birthday Celebration
At the Parliament Tavern
Sunday, February 26, 8-11 pm

Feb
27
Mon
2017
Rainier Roller Girls ‘Game of Bones’
Feb 27 @ 8:48 am – 9:48 am

What: Game of Bones: a Rainier Roller Girls roller derby bout
Where: Southgate Roller Rink: 9646 17th Ave SW
When: Saturday, March 4, 2017 – 5:45pm – 8:00pm
What: Cheer on your favorite Rainier Roller Girls as they take on the Bellingham Roller Betties in a hard hitting “GAME OF BONES”.
Tickets: $10 adv / $15 at the door
Tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets
Link to more event information

Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Free Tax Help @ Delridge Library
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At the Delridge Library:

The Seattle Public Library, United Way of King County and AARP are collaborating to offer free tax preparation service through mid-April at 12 locations of the Seattle Public Library. Trained volunteers will answer questions and help prepare personal tax returns. The service is not available for business tax returns.

Drop-in assistance will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis at Delridge Library on Mondays, 2-7 p.m. through April 10. There is no tax help on Feb. 20, President’s Day.

For a list of required documents to bring to tax help, and more tax help sites click here.

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

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

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

Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

Washington State Ferries Triangle Improvement Task Force @ Fauntleroy Church Fellowship Hall
Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The citizens’ advisory group tasked with coming up with ways to fix the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth Washington State Ferries route is meeting every two weeks at Fauntleroy Church, 4:30 pm-7 pm. More info on its webpage.

Family story time @ High Point Library
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Feb 27 @ 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.

Sustainable West Seattle annual meeting for 2017 @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Announced by Stu Hennessey:

Take control of your local environment! See what you can do at the Sustainable West Seattle annual membership meeting Monday, February 27th, 7-9 pm At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

New officer and board members will be elected along with our goals for 2017.

What: Sustainable West Seattle annual membership meeting.

Where: Senior Center of West Seattle. Address: 4217 SW Oregon St

When: Monday February 27th, 7-9pm

The public is welcome.

Cracker Factory performs @ West Seattle Brewing Company
Feb 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Monday nights 8–11 pm at West Seattle Brewing Company: Live music featuring Cracker Factory.

No Cover / Ages 21+

Feb
28
Tue
2017
Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Membership birthday lunch @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 28 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Birthday Lunch is FREE for members in their Birthday month at the Senior Center of West Seattle. Birthday Cake too! Entertainment by Cheryl Oliver. Cake provided by Arrowhead Gardens. Sponsored by Park West.

Reservations required: 932-4044, or register at the front desk.

Business Information Appointments @ Delridge Library
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come to the Library for individual appointments up to an hour with a librarian trained in business reference and market research. Registration is required.

We work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources which can help you with many kinds of business questions including:

• finding industry information
• writing a business plan
• sizing your market
• identifying your customers.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Please contact the Delridge Branch to register. Appointment times are: Feb. 7, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 14, 12-3 p.m., Feb. 21, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 28, 12-3 p.m.

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.

Early Days parent drop-in support group @ Nurturing Expressions
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Early Days support groups provide parents of infants 0-12 months a place to come talk about the realities of parenting and get support during this challenging transition.

Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 pm
at Nurturing Expressions
4727 44th AVE SW [new address]

Thursdays 6:30-8:30 PM
at In Tandem Midwifery
4522 44th Ave SW

8-week punch card – $80

* If you are unable to attend all 8 groups in a session you may use the remaining “punches” in the next session.
* Regardless of the session you register for the punch card may be used at either Tuesday and/or Thursday Early Days groups.
* Please have punch card present at each group.
* One punch card per parent.
* Pick up your punch card at your first group with your e-mail confirmation.

Drop-in can be purchased in person for $15. No registration required.

RSVP on our Eventzilla link to secure your spot!

8 Week Sessions Include Themes Such as:

· Adjusting to Parenthood
· Emotional Complications
· Self-Care
· Support Systems
· Identity Changes
· Myths of Parenting
· Relationships
· Strong Emotions
· Expectations vs Reality
· Impact of Social Policy

No one turned away for lack of funds. Please contact Early Days if you need financial assistance.

For more information contact Early Days:
earlydaysWS@gmail.com
425-243-2355
facebook.com/earlydaysws

Free legal consultations for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Legal Consultations with Heather de Vrieze
Tuesday, February 28th, 2–4 pm
Appointments starting at 2:00 pm
FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 ext. 1

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

“Wine Tasting Primer – Sight, Smell, Taste” classes begin @ South Seattle College
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

3-Week Class “Wine Tasting Primer – Sight, Smell, Taste”Sommelier Dieter Schafer at South Seattle College (WSB sponsor).

Learn how to taste wine knowledgeably and accurately describe what you are tasting. This beginners’ class is conducted by Certified Educator and Sommelier Dieter Schafer. Explore wine types, grapes, varietals, and wine regions of the world, as you learn the basics of reading a wine label. Gain hints for smart buying, proper storing and aging. The course will also include a discussion of wine-and-food pairing, what matches well, what doesn’t, and why. Tasting each session. For details please go to winedieter.wordpress.com.

3 Tuesdays, February 28-March 14, 2017; 6-9 pm
South Seattle College, 6000 – 16th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106.
$120 per person, all fees included.
Preregistration required 206-934-5339 or visit LearnatSouth.org.
Email info: southced@SeattleColleges.edu.

Free Community Meditation gathering @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

(West Seattle satellite of the Seattle Shambhala Buddhist Center)
Based on Tibetan Buddhist practice, non-denominational, free and open to all.

Meditation instruction offered at the start of each evening, with tea and open discussion following group meditation for any who wish to participate.

Meets Tuesday nights 7-8:30 pm at the Youngstown Community Center on Delridge at Genesee across street from the skate park.

Website seattle.shambhala.org for more info.

Free Community/Neighborhood Legal Clinic @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

Tame the Tears: Parenting Positively @ South Seattle College Brockey Center
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

From ParentMap and West Seattle Cooperative Preschools:

We are bringing Dr. Laura Kastner to West Seattle on Feb. 28 for Tame the Tears: Parenting Positively. This lecture would be great for parents or staff. We are excited to offer group ticket discounts.

Dr. Kastner will draw on her experience to offer parents much-needed tools for success in their parenting journey. Parents will learn tips to help encourage positive behavior, manage those dreaded tantrums and teach emotional intelligence. Walk away with the tools to better manage emotions and strengthen the bond between child and parent.

Dr. Laura S. Kastner is a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington and author of Getting to Calm: The Early Years.

Mar
1
Wed
2017
Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

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

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

Ash Wednesday afternoon service at Tibbetts UMC
Mar 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Ash Wednesday Service @ Tibbetts UMC
March 1 @ 12:30 pm

March 1 is Ash Wednesday and Tibbetts will have two services – one at 12:30 pm and another at 7 pm. This year we will be using Glitter Ashes. Glitter Ash is a Queer sign of Christian belief, blending symbols of mortality and hope, of penance and celebration. Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent, a season of repentance. During Lent, Christians look inward and take account in order to move forward with greater health. At this moment in history, Glitter Ashes will be a powerful reminder of St. Augustine’s teaching that we cannot despair – because despair paralyzes, thwarting repentance and impeding the change that we are called to make.

Glitter Ash captures the relationship between death and new life. We do not live in fear of ash – of death – we place it on our foreheads for the world to see. God insists that we look for the spark of life, of hope, in ourselves and in one another. ALL are welcome to join us in the Sanctuary.

Tibbetts United Methodist Church
3940 – 41st Avenue SW
www.tibbettsUMChurch.org

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

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

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

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

Wine Tasting Wednesday w/ WSCC @ Viscon Cellars
Mar 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wine Tasting Wednesday w/ WSCC

Register now and to join the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce for a great evening of casual networking, delicious wine and scrumptious food

Viscon Cellars (WSB sponsor) is an award-winning family-owned West Seattle winery focused on small lot production, sourcing fruit from premiere Washington grape growers.

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Viscon Cellars
5910 California Ave SW
Seattle WA

$50 per person

Your evening will include:
* two tickets redeemable for a wine tasting and a glass of wine
* Delicious food including lasagna provided by the wonderful Deanne Sposari
* 10% off for WSCC Members on any wine bottle purchase

Ash Wednesday evening service at Tibbetts UMC
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ash Wednesday Service @ Tibbetts UMC
March 1 @ 7:00 pm

March 1 is Ash Wednesday and Tibbetts will have two services – one at 12:30 pm and another at 7 pm. This year we will be using Glitter Ashes. Glitter Ash is a Queer sign of Christian belief, blending symbols of mortality and hope, of penance and celebration. Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent, a season of repentance. During Lent, Christians look inward and take account in order to move forward with greater health. At this moment in history, Glitter Ashes will be a powerful reminder of St. Augustine’s teaching that we cannot despair – because despair paralyzes, thwarting repentance and impeding the change that we are called to make.

Glitter Ash captures the relationship between death and new life. We do not live in fear of ash – of death – we place it on our foreheads for the world to see. God insists that we look for the spark of life, of hope, in ourselves and in one another. ALL are welcome to join us in the Sanctuary.

Tibbetts United Methodist Church
3940 – 41st Avenue SW
www.tibbettsUMChurch.org

HALA rezoning: Westwood-Highland Park Urban Village discussion @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Westwood-Highland Park Urban Village community volunteers will hold a followup short presentation and discussion centered around the city workshop held on November 9th, and community-led workshop held on November 30th, 2016

All members of the public interested in collaborating on a full response to the MHA legislation and upcoming EIS (Environmental Impact Statement) that will provide the rezoning proposal of Westwood Highland Park are invited to attend.

Please note that this is a community-led meeting and city employees will not be in attendance.

Please join us Wednesday, March 1st to get in the loop and collaborate. Topics covered in this tight
90-minute meeting will include:

o A very brief overview of the MHA Principles. Brief overview of the proposed up-zoning for the Westwood Highland Park Residential Urban Village.

o Where is the City information? Where to find the resources to learn more.

o Overview of the Revised Timeline for public input on the draft EIS.

o Review and discuss the Community Feedback gathered on November 9..What’s missing and why.

o Discuss what other neighborhoods across the city are doing—how they are formulating their own community response.

o Agree to a next-steps plan to collaborate knowledge and resources to develop a full response to the EIS in the coming months.

o Formulate a requests to the City to present the draft EIS for our urban village as soon as its published.

o If time allows: review the Urban Village up-zone map and 3D model presented in late November at HPIC.

What this meeting is not:
o A city sponsored meeting with experts in the areas of MHA legislation, zoning, etc.

o A forum for comments or complaints regarding MHA and HALA to be conveyed by the volunteers to the city.

Date/Time: March 1, from 7 pm-8:30 pm, doors open 6:45 pm

Please rsvp for an anticipated head count to: kim.barnes.la@gmail.com

Location: Highland Park Improvement Club
1116 – SW Holden Street, Seattle, WA

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

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

Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Mar 1 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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

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

Mar
2
Thu
2017
Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

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

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

West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Mar 2 @ 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!

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

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

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+

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

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

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

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

Mar
3
Fri
2017
Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Words, Writers & West Seattle: Enduring Conviction – Fred Korematsu and His Quest for Justice @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Professor Lorraine Bannai presents her new book, “Enduring Conviction – Fred Korematsu and His Quest for Justice” Friday, March 3rd at Barnes & Noble/Westwood for “Words, Writers & West Seattle”

Knowing that the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II was a fundamental denial of basic human rights, a young attorney, Lori Bannai, helped vindicate a Japanese American man who resisted F.D.R.’s Executive Order. She has now written a book about him, his wartime case, and how, decades later, he won a measure of justice for himself and the Japanese American community – Enduring Conviction: Fred Korematsu and His Quest for Justice (published by University of Washington Press (2015)).

Bannai combines insider knowledge of the case with extensive archival research, personal letters, and interviews with Korematsu, his family, and close friends. She uncovered the inspiring story of a humble, soft-spoken man who fought tirelessly against human rights abuses long after he was exonerated.

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society sponsors this free book-talk series on the ‘First Friday’ of each month. Lori’s presentation will take place at 5 pm, on Friday, March 3rd, 2017, at Barnes & Noble/Westwood Village.

After refusing to leave for incarceration when ordered, Korematsu was eventually arrested and convicted of a federal crime before being sent to the internment camp at Topaz, Utah. He appealed his conviction to the Supreme Court, which, in one of the most infamous cases in American legal history, upheld the wartime orders. Forty years later, Bannai was part of a team of young attorneys who reopened Korematsu’s case and cleared his conviction based on proof that the government suppressed, altered, and destroyed material evidence while prosecuting Korematsu during WWII. In 1998, President Bill Clinton awarded Korematsu the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Lori Bannai now the Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and a Professor of Lawyering Skills at Seattle University School of Law. Her parents and their families were incarcerated in a camp in World War II. She has lived in West Seattle for 24 years and has raised her two children there.

“Words, Writers & West Seattle’s” next book-talk is scheduled for April 7th and will feature Judy Bentley and her book, “Hiking Washington’s History”, focusing on areas around the Duwamish River. For videos on these and other authors’ presentations, visit: www.loghousemuseum.info/events/words-writers-and-west-seattle. Additional information on future presentations can be obtained by contacting Dora-Faye Hendricks, Chair, “Words, Writers & West Seattle” by phone at 206-280-9983 or by e-mail at Dora-Faye@comcast.net.

West Seattle High School Big Band Dinner Dance
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Funding for public education may be stuck in Olympia, but here in West Seattle the music still swings, and our talented high school students want to share a few tunes with you at the annual Big Band Dinner Dance!

Tickets are on sale, and the community is invited. This evening of entertainment will feature West Seattle High School’s two jazz bands and the West Seattle Big Band. Delicious appetizers, dinner and desserts will be prepared and served by our students with the school’s cutting-edge Culinary Arts Program.

The night showcases of our students’ talents, and raises money to support the West Seattle High School Music Program–whose public funding does not even cover the annual cost of sheet music.

So dine, dance, applaud and enter to win restaurant certificates and other exciting raffle prizes at this annual celebration of West Seattle’s next generation of gifted musicians.

WSHS BIG BAND DINNER DANCE

West Seattle High School Commons

3000 California Ave SW.

March 3, 2017 6:00 pm

Tickets: $20 in advance, $22 at the door

Purchase online (no ticketing fee) at www.WSHSMusic.org .

All tickets purchased online by Feb, 15 will receive reserved seating and priority dinner service!

Five Buck Band performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Five Buck Band performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) on Friday March 3rd from 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

“An eclectic blend of pop and rock from the 60’s & 70’s with a few contemporary additions for good measure”.

Becky’s New Car @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Twelfth Night Productions is proud to present BECKY’S NEW CAR.

Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn’t dare.

BECKY’S NEW CAR is a thoroughly original comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken.

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

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, February 24 and 25, March 3 and 4 at 7:30 and February 26 and March 5 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

Mar
4
Sat
2017
West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

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

Adopt-a-Street cleanup in Admiral @ Metropolitan Market
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the Admiral Neighborhood Association at 9 am outside Metropolitan Market (WSB sponsor) – tools and bags are provided, as are breakfast and lunch treats. Just come ready to spend a few hours beautifying the neighborhood.

Saturday, September 2, 2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Drop off supplies for welcome baskets for refugees @ Hope Lutheran Church
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Welcome Baskets of Supplies for Refugees

Hope Lutheran Human Care Ministries, in conjunction with Lutheran Community Services Northwest’s refugee settlement program, is collecting supplies to create welcome baskets for local refugee families.

New or Like New Items Only

Donations Needed:
Kitchen Kit: pots & pans” cutlery, plates, bowls, drinking glasses, cups, tea kettles
Household Kit: warm blankets, dish towels, hot pads
Hygiene Kit: feminine products, toothpaste, soap, razors’
Collection Site: Hope Lutheran Church (main entrance) 4456 42nd Ave. SW

Collection Dates and Time: Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 9-Noon
Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 9-Noon

Contact Person: Elissa Sommer
esommer@hopeseattle.org
(206) 937-9330

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

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

Spring Cleaning workshop @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Providence Mount St. Vincent and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish to host Spring Cleaning workshop

It’s time for spring cleaning! But before jumping headlong into organizing belongings, financials and starting to downsize, Providence Mount St. Vincent and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish invite you to attend their Spring Cleaning workshop. Participants will learn how to clarify priorities, purpose, personal mission and values, and to develop a thoughtful plan.

The workshop is sponsored by Providence Mount St. Vincent assisted living and nursing home in West Seattle and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish. It features Rebecca Crichton, executive director of Northwest Center for Creative Aging and Father Jack Walmesley, pastor at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. They will engage and entertain participants with their insights into creating space and time for what people really want in their lives.

The workshop will be held from 9 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday March 4, 2017, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. It will include coffee and refreshments, vendors to connect participants with resources, and a program and interactive workshop led by Crichton, with opening remarks by Father Walmesley. A $5 donation is suggested.

Register by calling 206-935-0358 or e-mailing Marion Kari at marionk@olgseattle.org. More information about Providence Mount St. Vincent can be found online at www.providence.org/themount. More information about Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish can be found online at https://olgseattle.org.

West Seattle Kids Sale @ West Seattle VFW Hall
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

West Seattle Co-Op Preschools are again hosting a Kids Consignment Sale on March 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the West Seattle VFW Hall.

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

Free: Youth Outdoor Adventure Day @ Camp Long
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Shake off winter and visit Camp Long for a day of fun outdoor experiences! Youth Outdoor Adventure Day will be a free day of fun activities open to the public, for boys and girls aged 10-20. Planned activities include: archery, high-wire challenge course, rock climbing, rifle shooting, dutch oven cooking, orienteering, fire building, tomahawk throwing, geocaching, robotics, and s’more!

March 4, 2017, 10 am–3 pm
at Camp Long

Bring your friends to the event and have a great time.

North Shorewood Park Volunteer Work Party
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join King County Parks Volunteer Program staff and fellow community members to help make North Shorewood Park a healthier forest! On Saturday, March 4th, from 10 am-2 pm we will remove weeds from around plantings that volunteers put in the ground over the last two winters. We will also move some wood chip mulch around these plantings to give them a better chance of surviving. We will also tour the forested trails of the park and have some environmental education about the park and the important role our forests and parks play in White Center. Event is free and all are welcome! Please contact Lina Rose, Volunteer Coordinator, prior to the event for more info and to RSVP sign up- lina.rose@kingcounty.gov or 206.491.5014

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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

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

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

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

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

3D Printing Basics – Part 1 & 2: Intro to Rhino 5 @ High Point Library
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the High Point Library Saturday, March 4 & 5th, 2017, 1–5 pm: Learn how to design 3D models suitable for 3D printing using Rhino 5, a 3D computer graphics and computer-aided design (CAD) software. This is day 1 of a 2-part class and you must attend both parts. Registration is required.

3D printing is becoming an essential tool in design and digital fabrication. Rhino 5 is one of the most powerful platforms for just about anything from industrial modeling and architecture to custom design, and prototype development and more.

This beginner’s class is a two-part series that will uncover the core processes behind 3D printing and introduce you to the basic concepts behind the 3D modeling tools of the Rhino software. You will learn computer-aided design (CAD) concepts, including NURBS curves, point clouds and polygon meshes. We’ll help you navigate the pitfalls of 3D design. You will be armed with approaches to 3D modeling to help you make your own small creation and turn your idea into reality. You will finish designing your 3D model and upload it to Intentional3D for printing.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the High Point Library (206-684-7454) to reserve your seat.

Upon completion of both parts, the library will provide a coupon that covers up to $25 for the cost of printing your 3D model. 3D print jobs will be sent to Intentional3D for printing and will be mailed to participants.

Class size is limited to 16 participants.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Register in person or call 206-733-9125.

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

Audition Notice for “Empty” by Mark Reinhardt @ West Seattle Christian Church
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Angry Cat Productions in West Seattle Needs Actors for April Show:
“Empty” by Mark Reinhardt
Directed by Donna Austin

Date/Time:
General Auditions: Saturday, March 4, 1-5 p.m.

Location:
West Seattle Christian Church, Sanctuary

Audition Appointments
To schedule your audition, please email m2tc@yahoo.com with your preferred timeslots for Saturday, March 4, 1-5 p.m.

Actors should be available with limited conflicts during the rehearsal period (March 8 – April 10), and no conflicts for performances (possible performances April 7-16th, specific dates TBD).

Audition requirements:
~ By appointment only
~ Bring head shot and resume
~ Actors are asked to prepare one 60-90 second monologue
~ Actors will be asked to read from the script

Cast requirements: 2 men, 1 woman

· David Kane, archeologist (age 25-40)
· Captain Goldschmidt, an Israeli intelligence officer (age 35-55)
· Kim Brighton, magazine reporter (age 25-40)

About the Play:

Set in modern day Jerusalem, “Empty” follows a group of archeologists who are called to investigate a Jerusalem tomb. Once there, they find a theological bombshell: a tomb near Jerusalem that purports to contain the remains of Jesus of Nazareth. As Israeli-Hamas hostilities begin around them, what will they do with their discovery? Should they announce their findings or wait until they are certain?

Second Gear Sports Cleat Exchange, Day 1
Mar 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come Join Us For The 2nd Annual
West Seattle Baseball Cleat Exchange!
In Partnership with Second Gear Sports, West Seattle Baseball,
West Seattle Little League and West Seattle Girls Softball

Where: Second Gear Sports, 6529 California Ave SW
When: Saturday, March 4th from 4pm-7pm & Sunday, March 12th from 9am-12n

How It Works:

Before the Cleat Exchange:
1. -Bring your clean and gently used baseball cleats to Second Gear Sports anytime for drop-off between February 18th and February 28th.
2. -If you have other related gear you wish to consign, to expedite your drop off, please put all items in a paper shopping bag clearly marked with your name and phone number.
-Additional baseball gear (bats, gloves, helmets, pants, etc.) will be inventoried, priced, and made available for sale at the event.

During the Exchange
-Free/exchange cleats will be located in a specially marked area, limit two pairs per family. Every attending family is entitled to free cleats from the swap table.
-All other baseball gear will be available for sale at a special one-day only discount. After the sale, regular prices will apply. -Enjoy additional in store discounts, complimentary snacks and drink.
-Bring in a food donation for West Seattle Food Bank.

For more info contact Second Gear Sports at 206-935-3552 or e-mail info@secondgearsports.com

White Center Crab Feed fundraiser for Evergreen High School @ White Center Fraternal Order of the Eagles
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Are you a White Center resident? Are you an Evergreen High School alum or supporter? Here is a chance to make a tangible difference for students at Evergreen High School–for the price of a fresh crab dinner.

White Center community leaders are recharging the Evergreen Wolverine Booster Club. This is a crab feed by the community, for the community, to eat delicious food together, listen to live music by Island Soul, and–don’t miss this part–raise money to benefit the students of Evergreen High School.

White Center Crab Feed
Saturday, March 4, from 5–9 pm
White Center Fraternal Order of the Eagles

Music by Island Soul.

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
Contact Pat Thompson at (206) 349-8106 or email pvthompson206@hotmail.com

The three small schools on the Evergreen campus are unifying as Evergreen High School starting next fall. The Evergreen Wolverine Booster Club is a partnership of parents, teachers, coaches, and alumni coming together to support students. The club has been dormant for a number of years. “The Evergreen community and school staff are making a valiant attempt to revive a once active and proud booster club,” said Terri McMahan, director of athletics for Highline Public Schools.

Two of the organizers behind the effort to rebuild the booster club are longtime White Center residents Pat Thompson and Tyrone Curry.

“We are rallying this community to come together to support the students who attend Evergreen,” said Curry. “Let’s establish a consistent network of supporters, volunteers, and fundraisers to lift our own boat and pull together for the good of these young people and this neighborhood.”

It’s simple really. It starts with a crab feed. It isn’t cheap, but then fresh crab isn’t cheap either. “And what price do you put on helping to even the playing field–maybe literally–for the young people of our community?” asks Thompson. “We are White Center. We have strength and community power and alumni that have barely been tapped.” Make plans for a fun, local evening out with live music, succulent crab, and the vibrant White Center community that describes itself as “not so white and not so centered!” A longtime schools supporter, the White Center Eagles are donating the venue and have secured a donation of crab from Alaska.

Evergreen High School is reuniting as a community hub with increased opportunities, a personalized experience, dual language, strong extra-curricular programs, and a world-class education. It’s a perfect time to send a powerful message to the students and staff of this local high school: “We ALL belong, and we believe in you!”

Not local but want to support the Evergreen Wolverine Booster Club? Contact Pat Thompson.

Fauntleroy Chili Cook-off @ Fauntleroy Church UCC
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fauntleroy chili aficionados will heat up the night during this popular winter-time contest for the whole community, complete with cornbread, condiments, and beverages. Admission at the door.

Watch www.fauntleroyucc.org for details.

Becky’s New Car @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Twelfth Night Productions is proud to present BECKY’S NEW CAR.

Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of a new life and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn’t dare.

BECKY’S NEW CAR is a thoroughly original comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken.

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

This production will be performed at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, February 24 and 25, March 3 and 4 at 7:30 and February 26 and March 5 at 3:00. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets, and at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, an hour before the show on performance days. Prices are $20 for adults and $18 for students & seniors. http://www.twelfthnightproductions.org/

Mar
5
Sun
2017
West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Mar 5 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 am

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

Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 5 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

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

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

*Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “Living the Way of Jesus in West Seattle & Beyond” and welcomes ALL to worship with “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” There is a 30-minute “MEDITATION SERVICE” on Sunday mornings at 8:30am and the WORSHIP SERVICE at 10am includes infant & toddler care, Sunday school for elementary age children and a welcoming congregation for worship in the sanctuary. Youth groups meet on Sundays and include learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups. Founded in 1909. Dynamic Facebook page

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

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

3D Printing Basics – Part 1 & 2: Intro to Rhino 5 @ High Point Library
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At the High Point Library Saturday, March 4 & 5th, 2017, 1–5 pm: Learn how to design 3D models suitable for 3D printing using Rhino 5, a 3D computer graphics and computer-aided design (CAD) software. This is day 1 of a 2-part class and you must attend both parts. Registration is required.

3D printing is becoming an essential tool in design and digital fabrication. Rhino 5 is one of the most powerful platforms for just about anything from industrial modeling and architecture to custom design, and prototype development and more.

This beginner’s class is a two-part series that will uncover the core processes behind 3D printing and introduce you to the basic concepts behind the 3D modeling tools of the Rhino software. You will learn computer-aided design (CAD) concepts, including NURBS curves, point clouds and polygon meshes. We’ll help you navigate the pitfalls of 3D design. You will be armed with approaches to 3D modeling to help you make your own small creation and turn your idea into reality. You will finish designing your 3D model and upload it to Intentional3D for printing.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Please call the High Point Library (206-684-7454) to reserve your seat.

Upon completion of both parts, the library will provide a coupon that covers up to $25 for the cost of printing your 3D model. 3D print jobs will be sent to Intentional3D for printing and will be mailed to participants.

Class size is limited to 16 participants.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required. Register in person or call 206-733-9125.

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

Milk Like Sugar @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Milk Like Sugar
By Kirsten Greenidge

March 2–25, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

It is Annie Desmond’s sixteenth birthday and her friends have decided to help her celebrate in style, complete with a brand new tattoo. Before her special night is over, however, Annie and her friends enter into a life altering pact. When Annie tries to make good on her promise to her friends, she is forced to take a good look at the world that surrounds her. She befriends Malik, who promises a bright future, and Keera, whose evangelical leanings inspire Annie in a way her young parents have not been able to do. In the end Annie’s choices propel her onto an irreversible path in this story that combines wit, poetry, and hope.

2012 Obie Award Winner
2011 Edgerton Foundation Winner (New American Play Award)
2011 San Diego Critics Circle Craig Noel Award Winner (Outstanding New Play)

“A distinctive view of a matter of vital currency, crisply delineated characters who reveal more layers as the play proceeds, richly funny vernacular dialogue… Milk Like Sugar delivers piercing glimpses of the way underachievement and unhappiness are passed down from generation to generation.” – The New York Times

“Kirsten Greenidge’s fast-talking, victim-taking New York debut.” – Entertainment Weekly

“The title refers to the sweet powdered milk that offers far more flavor than nutritional value. But the tart Milk Like Sugar offers plenty of both!” – The New York Post

BUY TICKETS
Adults – $37.50
Seniors – $33 – 65+
Students – $17 – with valid school ID

Note about content: Milk Like Sugar incorporates mature themes, including teen pregnancy, and features some use of strong language.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Milk Like Sugar @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Milk Like Sugar
By Kirsten Greenidge

March 2–25, 2017
Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

It is Annie Desmond’s sixteenth birthday and her friends have decided to help her celebrate in style, complete with a brand new tattoo. Before her special night is over, however, Annie and her friends enter into a life altering pact. When Annie tries to make good on her promise to her friends, she is forced to take a good look at the world that surrounds her. She befriends Malik, who promises a bright future, and Keera, whose evangelical leanings inspire Annie in a way her young parents have not been able to do. In the end Annie’s choices propel her onto an irreversible path in this story that combines wit, poetry, and hope.

2012 Obie Award Winner
2011 Edgerton Foundation Winner (New American Play Award)
2011 San Diego Critics Circle Craig Noel Award Winner (Outstanding New Play)

“A distinctive view of a matter of vital currency, crisply delineated characters who reveal more layers as the play proceeds, richly funny vernacular dialogue… Milk Like Sugar delivers piercing glimpses of the way underachievement and unhappiness are passed down from generation to generation.” – The New York Times

“Kirsten Greenidge’s fast-talking, victim-taking New York debut.” – Entertainment Weekly

“The title refers to the sweet powdered milk that offers far more flavor than nutritional value. But the tart Milk Like Sugar offers plenty of both!” – The New York Post

BUY TICKETS
Adults – $37.50
Seniors – $33 – 65+
Students – $17 – with valid school ID

Note about content: Milk Like Sugar incorporates mature themes, including teen pregnancy, and features some use of strong language.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.artswest.org, by phone at 206.938.0339, or at the Box Office Thurs.–Sat. 2–7:30 pm.

Mar
6
Mon
2017
Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

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

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

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Free Pre-Lit ESL Class @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 6 @ 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.

Free Tax Help @ Delridge Library
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At the Delridge Library:

The Seattle Public Library, United Way of King County and AARP are collaborating to offer free tax preparation service through mid-April at 12 locations of the Seattle Public Library. Trained volunteers will answer questions and help prepare personal tax returns. The service is not available for business tax returns.

Drop-in assistance will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis at Delridge Library on Mondays, 2-7 p.m. through April 10. There is no tax help on Feb. 20, President’s Day.

For a list of required documents to bring to tax help, and more tax help sites click here.

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

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

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

Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

Town Hall with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal @ Town Hall Seattle
Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

On Monday, March 6, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal will host a public town hall meeting at Town Hall Seattle. At the event, Jayapal will discuss her work in Congress and take questions from constituents. Town halls are an important way for constituents to connect with their representatives in government and hold them accountable.

What: Town hall at Town Hall Seattle
Who: Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07)
When: Monday, March 6, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Town Hall Seattle, (Great Hall)

This will be the first in a series of town hall-style events in Washington’s 7th District, which encompasses most of Seattle and surrounding areas including Vashon Island, Lake Forest Park, Edmonds and parts of Burien, Shoreline and Normandy Park.

Elected in 2016, Jayapal serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. She is also the Vice Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee.

Media interested in attending the town hall should RSVP to Ansel Herz at ansel.herz@mail.house.gov.

HALA Community Design Workshop for Morgan Junction Urban Village @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A city-coordinated Community Design Workshop related to HALA Mandatory Housing Affordability rezoning proposals in the Morgan Junction Urban Village. Details in our preview.

West Seattle Hi-Yu meeting @ West Seattle Library
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The topic of discussion will be the 2017 budget.

The West Seattle Hi-Yu Board is proposing two (2) versions of the budget: a barebones budget and a re-organization budget. The re-building version focuses on taking a year away from parades and a court(s) to re-build the organization and create a lasting program. The barebones version maintains some semblance of the legacy program with limited participation in events and parades assuming we have a court(s) to participate. Both proposals call for a significant increase in revenue. The proposed budgets can be viewed on Hi-Yu’s Facebook page.

The Hi-Yu Board would like to invite you to come and discuss these proposals. Although there has been some interest from the community to assist in our volunteer efforts, after the October 2016 meeting, interest and attendance at the general meetings has dropped significantly. While we very much appreciate those who have reached out and are willing to help us continue the organization, it is clear that in order for Hi-Yu to continue, we need to have more involvement from the community, both in terms of volunteer hours and financial support. Hi-Yu is an all-volunteer organization, so while financial support is greatly appreciated and needed, it’s the people that make it run.

The Board is working under the question “What will be missed if Hi Yu is gone?” For many, it’s the nostalgia of the wonderful courts that were for years, the mainstay of Hi-Yu. For some, it’s the scholarship opportunity. For others, it’s the opportunity to represent West Seattle in wonderful summer festivals around the region. If you have your own personal answer to the question, what will be missed, and you don’t want to see Hi-Yu go away, please join us in working toward re-building Hi-Yu.

Family story time @ High Point Library
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

West Seattle Pride Basketball Sophomore, Junior, Senior Boys Tryouts
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2017 Seattle Pride Spring & Summer Tryouts

To register early sign up here @
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

4th-8th Boys Tryouts

Saturday, February 25th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Saturday, February 25th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sunday, February 26th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Sunday, February 26th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

High School Boys Tryouts

FRESHMAN – 15U

Sunday, March 5th – Frosh/15U Boys – 4-6pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Thursday, March 9th – Frosh/15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Freshman / 15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran
High School

Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors – 16U, 17U, 18U

Monday, March 6th – Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomore Boys Only- 7-9pm @ West Seattle High School (3 courts)

Thursday, March 9th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

To register early sign up here
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

Mar
7
Tue
2017
Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 7 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Free Job Search Support @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 7 @ 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Free Community Meditation gathering @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

(West Seattle satellite of the Seattle Shambhala Buddhist Center)
Based on Tibetan Buddhist practice, non-denominational, free and open to all.

Meditation instruction offered at the start of each evening, with tea and open discussion following group meditation for any who wish to participate.

Meets Tuesday nights 7-8:30 pm at the Youngstown Community Center on Delridge at Genesee across street from the skate park.

Website seattle.shambhala.org for more info.

Mar
8
Wed
2017
Arbor Heights Elementary Kindergarten and New Family Tours
Mar 8 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Kindergarten and new families are welcome to 8-9 am tours on these dates:

Got a child that will be starting Arbor Heights in Sept. 2017? New to the neighborhood? Thinking of transferring to Arbor Heights?

Come join Principal Collins on one of the following tours:

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

All tours are from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing at http://bit.ly/ArborHeightsSchoolTours!

Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 8 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

Free drop-in Enrichment Classes for 0-5-year-olds @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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.

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

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

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

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

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Mar 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

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

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

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

WSHS ASB’s Fundraiser Dinner @ Marination Ma Kai
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle High School’s Junior ASB class is hosting a dinner fundraiser with Marination on Wednesday, March 8th, from 6–8 pm.

Half of the night’s profits will go to WSHS’s Junior ASB class!

This fundraiser is open to the public, so spread the word to friends and neighbors. Thank you, and we appreciate your support!

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

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

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

Mar
9
Thu
2017
Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

Active Dad’s Play Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 9 @ 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.

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Mar 9 @ 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!

Art in Social Justice Symposium @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

This Thursday and Friday March 9th and 10th join DNDA and Reel Grrls at our Arts Social Justice Symposium!

The event will take place at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW.

Arts for social justice, encompasses a wide range of visual and performing art that aim to raise critical consciousness, build community, and motivate individuals to promote social change.

Art is used as a means to record history, shape culture, cultivate imagination, and harness individual and social transformation. Art can generate awareness, and also be a catalyst to engage community members to take action around a social issue. Social justice art, consequently allows people to develop agency to interrupt and alter oppressive systemic patterns or individual behaviors.

We have invited speakers specializing in film, literature, and visual arts with samples of their work to discuss and answer questions from participants and also discuss the importance of social justice art education because it combines the critique of social injustices and the use of art as a mechanism to engage with social issues.

For information about the speakers follow the link here:
http://reelgrrls.org/2017/01/arts-social-justice-symposium/

See the flyer attached and please RSVP here: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/2YXCPaO_zMVvXuT2x2w9sg

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+ @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Tai Chi and Qigong for 50+

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

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

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

West Seattle Pride Basketball Freshman 15U Boys Tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

2017 Seattle Pride Spring & Summer Tryouts

To register early sign up here @
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

4th-8th Boys Tryouts

Saturday, February 25th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Saturday, February 25th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sunday, February 26th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Sunday, February 26th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

High School Boys Tryouts

FRESHMAN – 15U

Sunday, March 5th – Frosh/15U Boys – 4-6pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Thursday, March 9th – Frosh/15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Freshman / 15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors – 16U, 17U, 18U

Monday, March 6th – Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomore Boys Only- 7-9pm @
West Seattle High School (3 courts)

Thursday, March 9th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

To register early sign up here
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

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

Free seminar: Your Business – Start Smart @ Delridge Library
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Delridge Library: Are you thinking of going into business for yourself? Join entrepreneur and business coach Jeff Levy March 9, 2017, 6–8 pm as he walks you through what it really takes to start and run a business. Registration is encouraged.

Whether you are purchasing a company, starting a new venture, or seeking a franchise award, you’ll learn whether starting a business is right for you at this time in your life and in this economic cycle.

This seminar covers the fundamentals of starting a business including; incorporation, financing, stakeholder development, and business planning. Jeff shares practical vignettes and stories from his experience as a business owner and manager. You’ll have time to ask questions and get ideas.

The seminar will help you understand:

• How personal and business motivations effect success
• The essential qualities of an entrepreneur
• The seven centers of management attention
• Differences in the startup, purchasing a business, and a franchise award
• Different types of legal structures and why one might incorporate
• Elements of a good business plan
• Pros and cons of different financing options available
• Local resources to help you to the next stage of business ownership.

Levy is a nationally recognized consultant and coach to individuals interested in exploring self-employment. Jeff shares from his wealth of business experience as a founding member of Windswept Capital, President and COO of Spider Staging Corporation, officer at Flow International, and Executive VP and principle of SafeWorks LLC.

As a business coach Jeff has helped several hundred people begin their first business. He serves on several college entrepreneurial advisory boards and is regular guest speaker at SCORE and the Women’s Business Center. He is also the co-author of “Making the Jump Into Small Business Ownership.”

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

West Seattle Art Walk
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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

West Seattle Artwalk: painter Lindsay Peyton @ Viscon Cellars
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

During West Seattle Art Walk: Viscon Cellars (WSB sponsor) to feature the work of local artist Lindsay Peyton.

Wine and art, the perfect pairing. With shared Texan roots, winemaker Ben Viscon and painter Lindsay Peyton discovered a fast friendship and a kindred creative spark in West Seattle.

Their respective mediums may differ, but both Peyton and Viscon are driven by a passion to make beautiful things.

And now both of their creations will be featured side-by-side. Peyton’s work will be on display in the Viscon Cellars tasting room, located at 5910 California Ave SW in West Seattle, from January through March.

Peyton will be on site during the West Seattle Art Walk from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month – Jan. 12, Feb. 9 and March 9.

The show comes on the heels of Peyton’s recent museum show in Houston, as well as a unique interactive installation in Issaquah over the summer.

“The Viscon Cellars exhibit will feature all new paintings,” Peyton said. “None of the paintings have been shown anywhere before, so that is always exciting for me.”

Peyton said she chose recent work that fits the character and identity of Viscon Cellars.

“Viscon Cellars is such a community gathering spot, a place that brings together friends and neighbors,” she said. “I am selecting work that has that feeling for me, whether it is a painting of a favorite Seattle bar or a friend’s living room where I spent a lot of time. I also did a painting of the Viscon Cellars tasting room, inspired by Ben and his passion for wine.”

Both Peyton and Viscon are from the Lone Star State, which is how the artist and winemaker originally bonded.

“When I first came into Viscon Cellars, I noticed a Texas license plate on the shelf,” Peyton said. “That’s how I learned Ben is from Texas too. We started talking and became instant friends.”

This will be the first time Peyton’s work is shown within the city limits of her current home of Seattle.

Shelby Earl in-store free all-ages show @ Easy Street Records
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With music described as “gritty and soulful, raucous and beautiful,” Seattle singer-songwriter Shelby Earl has garnered praise from the likes of Rolling Stone, Paste Magazine, NPR, KEXP, No Depression, American Songwriter and many more, including Ben Gibbard, who says she “has the most heartbreakingly beautiful voice in Seattle.” Earl’s new album, The Man Who Made Himself A Name (out 3/10), is her third, following her 2011 debut, Burn The Boats (produced by John Roderick of the Long Winters) and 2013’s Swift Arrows (produced by Damian Jurado). Produced by Martin Feveyear (Mark Lanegan, Brandi Carlile), The Man Who Made Himself A Name “is the sound of an artist who, having lived and chronicled some catastrophically hard times, found herself on the other side feeling happier, healthier, healed—and making music that sounded like it.”

We’re excited to welcome Shelby Earl to Easy Street for a live sneak preview of her new songs on March 9th at 7 pm! We will have the new record on sale at the event! Free and all ages, see you there!

West Seattle Pride Basketball Sophomore, Junior, Senior Boys Tryouts
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2017 Seattle Pride Spring & Summer Tryouts

To register early sign up here @
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

4th-8th Boys Tryouts

Saturday, February 25th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Saturday, February 25th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sunday, February 26th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Sunday, February 26th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

High School Boys Tryouts

FRESHMAN – 15U

Sunday, March 5th – Frosh/15U Boys – 4-6pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Thursday, March 9th – Frosh/15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Freshman / 15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran
High School

Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors – 16U, 17U, 18U

Monday, March 6th – Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomore Boys Only- 7-9pm @ West Seattle High School (3 courts)

Thursday, March 9th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

To register early sign up here
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

The Deep Cuts with DJ Kingblind @ Maharajah Cuisine of India
Mar 9 @ 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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Fri
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Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 10 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

West Side Presbyterian’s Annual Gigantic Garage Sale
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

West Side Presbyterian’s Famous Sale! Friday March 10, 9 am-5 pm and Saturday March 11, 9 am-2 pm. We are known for our quality and variety of items. Once you come, you’ll never forget our sale.

Free coffee available all day and baked goods for sale. All proceeds from this sale benefit youth outreach programs for West Side Presbyterian Church.

Friday March 10, 9 am-5 pm and Saturday March 11, 9 am-2 pm.

West Side Presbyterian Church
3601 California Ave SW, Seattle 98116
www.wspc.org

Registration, packet pickup for St. Pat’s Dash at West Seattle Runner
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat Feb 18th Register and Packet Pickup for St Pat’s Dash. You can register and get your bib and shirt at West Seattle Runner starting the 18th. Very convenient for the ‘hood.

Art in Social Justice Symposium @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This Thursday and Friday March 9th and 10th join DNDA and Reel Grrls at our Arts Social Justice Symposium!

The event will take place at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW.

Arts for social justice, encompasses a wide range of visual and performing art that aim to raise critical consciousness, build community, and motivate individuals to promote social change.

Art is used as a means to record history, shape culture, cultivate imagination, and harness individual and social transformation. Art can generate awareness, and also be a catalyst to engage community members to take action around a social issue. Social justice art, consequently allows people to develop agency to interrupt and alter oppressive systemic patterns or individual behaviors.

We have invited speakers specializing in film, literature, and visual arts with samples of their work to discuss and answer questions from participants and also discuss the importance of social justice art education because it combines the critique of social injustices and the use of art as a mechanism to engage with social issues.

For information about the speakers follow the link here:
http://reelgrrls.org/2017/01/arts-social-justice-symposium/

See the flyer attached and please RSVP here: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/2YXCPaO_zMVvXuT2x2w9sg

West Seattle Pride Basketball Freshman 15U Boys Tryouts @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

2017 Seattle Pride Spring & Summer Tryouts

To register early sign up here @
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

4th-8th Boys Tryouts

Saturday, February 25th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Saturday, February 25th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sunday, February 26th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Sunday, February 26th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

High School Boys Tryouts

FRESHMAN – 15U

Sunday, March 5th – Frosh/15U Boys – 4-6pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Thursday, March 9th – Frosh/15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Freshman / 15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors – 16U, 17U, 18U

Monday, March 6th – Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomore Boys Only- 7-9pm @
West Seattle High School (3 courts)

Thursday, March 9th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

To register early sign up here
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

Arbor Heights Elementary PTA ‘Mission: Possible’ @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Arbor Heights Elementary PTA invites you to “Mission: Possible” – 5:30-10 pm Friday, March 10th, at The Hall at Fauntleroy. Tickets are available now – buy yours here; find out more about the event here. Their message: “Please accept this mission and support our community!”

Art Lounge and Painting Class @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – Friday, March 10 – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Art Class + community art lounge + HPIC bar

Pre-registration required for Bottles and Brushes!

This month brings another Bottles and Brushes class – Paint the Seattle Skyline – $35 each includes all art supplies – register here. Or bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Class is optional.)

West Seattle Pride Basketball Sophomore, Junior, Senior Boys Tryouts
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2017 Seattle Pride Spring & Summer Tryouts

To register early sign up here @
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

4th-8th Boys Tryouts

Saturday, February 25th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Saturday, February 25th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Sunday, February 26th – 4th-6th Boys – 4-5:30pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Sunday, February 26th – 7th-8th Boys – 5:30-7pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

High School Boys Tryouts

FRESHMAN – 15U

Sunday, March 5th – Frosh/15U Boys – 4-6pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

Thursday, March 9th – Frosh/15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Freshman / 15U Boys – 5-6:45pm @ Seattle Lutheran
High School

Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors – 16U, 17U, 18U

Monday, March 6th – Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomore Boys Only- 7-9pm @ West Seattle High School (3 courts)

Thursday, March 9th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School
Friday, March 10th – Soph/Juniors/Unsigned Seniors – 7-9pm @ Seattle Lutheran High School

To register early sign up here
https://seattlepride.teamsportsadmin.com/signup?tryout_id=NzA4

Bakelite 78 performs @ Parliament Tavern
Mar 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

An eclectic mix of swing, Dixieland, blues, proto-country and cabaret, as well as a plethora of originals in hybrids of these styles. $5 cover.

Bakelite 78
At the Parliament Tavern
Friday, March 10, 9 pm-12 am

Not Dead Yet performs @ Whisky West
Mar 10 @ 9:00 pm – 9:15 pm

The band Not Dead Yet performs at Whisky West.

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Sat
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Arbor Heights Cub Scout Pack 799 Food Drive
Mar 11 all-day

Cub Scout Pack 799 of Arbor Heights Elementary will soon be holding its annual food drive. In an effort to increase community participation in serving others, the Boy Scouts of America are teaming up with local residents in the fight against hunger. On Saturday, March 11th Cub Scouts will disperse door hangers around their neighborhoods to ask the community for their help with food donations, and to leave donated items on their doorstep to be collected the following Saturday to be transported to a local food bank (Saturday, March 18th). Through partnerships with more than 30 local food banks and pantries, the Scouting for Food drive provides approximately 60,000 pounds of food annually to needy families. This community service project is designed to help fill the shelves of neighborhood food banks at a time of year when needs are high and supplies are low.

Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 11 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Mar 11 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

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

West Side Presbyterian’s Annual Gigantic Garage Sale
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

West Side Presbyterian’s Famous Sale! Friday March 10, 9 am-5 pm and Saturday March 11, 9 am-2 pm. We are known for our quality and variety of items. Once you come, you’ll never forget our sale.

Free coffee available all day and baked goods for sale. All proceeds from this sale benefit youth outreach programs for West Side Presbyterian Church.

Friday March 10, 9 am-5 pm and Saturday March 11, 9 am-2 pm.

West Side Presbyterian Church
3601 California Ave SW, Seattle 98116
www.wspc.org

Caregiver Class: ‘Dementia, Chronic Illness & the Family’ @ Alki United Church of Christ
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Caregiver Classes
Adult Education – Support U: Fostering Caregiver Wellness Series

Do you care for, or simply worry about, an adult with a chronic condition or disability that needs support for living their best life? Whether that person is living with you, nearby or far away, is related to you or not – you are a caregiver. While you focus on the person for whom you care, the Support U adult education series will focus on you – the caregiver.

Support UTM: Fostering Caregiver Wellness, a program of Lutheran Community Services, partners with local congregations to make life better for seniors and their caregivers. Basic care-giving information and tips, presented in accessible classes, will help reduce the number of caregivers who suffer from burnout by trying to “do it all” alone.

Feb. 11, Feb. 25 & March 11, 2017
Saturdays from 9:30 am — noon
$5.00 donation

Support U…Three classes on caregiving. Two topics each session.

Feb. 11
Planning Ahead
Finding, Creating & Using Resources

Feb. 25
Self Care for the Caregiver
Family Dynamics & Communication

March 11
Dementia, Chronic Illness & the Family
Financial Well-Being

Sponsor and class location:
Alki United Church of Christ (near Alki Beach)
6115 SW Hinds Street
Main floor in the Church Parlor
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 935-2661

www.alkiucc.org
email: office@alkiucc.org

Details:
Feb. 11, Feb. 25 & March 11, 2017
Saturdays from 9:30 am — noon
$5.00 donation

RSVP with the Church Office:
office@alkiucc.org or (206) 935-2661

Questions? Contact: hitchens@spu.edu

We would love to see you at Support U

Facilitating Team: Emily Hitchens, RN, Faith Community Nurse; Kathie Torgison and Julia Chase

Delridge Natural Area cleanup work party
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

From the North Delridge Neighborhood Council:

The Delridge Natural Area is just two blocks south of the Brandon Greenspace. It is a large area adjacent to Delridge Way. The site includes a very nice section of the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail, a beaver dam and interesting views along the creek. This is a well used area and is easily accessible.

Monthly on 2nd Saturdays @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Delridge Natural Area
Corner of Delridge Way SW & SW Graham

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

South Delridge Neighborhood Group Community Cleanup
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Please join us for our South Delridge Community Group monthly clean-up!

Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
17th Ave Southwest and Southwest Henderson Street

Every second Saturday of the month, we spend one hour cleaning up a part of our neighborhood. Meeting folks and doing something good for our community is a great way to start the day. Please join us!

We will be meeting at the southeast corner of 17th Ave SW and SW Henderson Street at 10 AM. This month, we will focus our cleanup activities in the alleyway between 16th Ave SW and 17th Ave SW, from SW Henderson St. to SW Barton St.

If you’re able to, please bring a few supplies, like gloves, plastic garbage bags, and a trash “picker-upper.” There will be plenty of extra trash bags for everyone, so please don’t worry about it if you don’t have extra.

Since we like to share the love around the neighborhood, please let us know any time if you have a location you’d like us to tackle next!

Organized by your South Delridge Community Group. Visit us at southdelridge.blogspot.com. Questions or comments? Contact us at southdelridge@gmail.com.

Espalier Tree Pruning Workshop
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 am

City Fruit’s Espalier Pruning and Training Workshop is back by popular demand! Espalier is a method of training fruit trees along a fence or barrier as a way to provide easy fruit growing and harvesting for small spaces. Pruning and training these trees is an important annual maintenance task that helps ensure a healthy harvest each season!

Join City Fruit Saturday, March 11th at 10 am in West Seattle to learn more about this technique! The workshop will cover which tools to use, how to make the best cuts to the trees, and how to train your canopy. It will also cover some basic fruit tree biology and growth response! Feel free to bring your own bypass pruner if you have it to practice! We’d love to have you learn with us!

Buy your tickets here: https://www.cityfruit.org/calendar/espalier-tree-pruning-workshop

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

It’s Family Story Time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Families are invited to bring their children to our special monthly Saturday story time to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

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

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

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

From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Princess Ball @ VFW Hall
Mar 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Miss Sheryl’s Ballet & Party Princess Productions are proud to be working together to present:

A Princess Ball
Saturday March 11th, 3:30-5:30 at the VFW
3601 SW Alaska

Join our special princess guests for hors d’oeuvres, crafting, storytelling, and dancing, and even a superhero! We hope you can join us at this magical event.

Information and tickets are available for purchase here.

Questions can be emailed to Sheryl at onpointmom@gmail.com

St Patrick’s Dinner and Karaoke party @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Announcing the West Seattle Lions Club annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner and karaoke extravaganza! Festivities start at 5:30 pm with dinner and karaoke starting at 6 o’clock on Saturday, March 11 at the West Seattle Senior Center located in the Sisson Building at 4712 Southwest Oregon St., Seattle.

Prices for dinner, a night of entertainment and, getting together with your neighbors is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and, $10 for children under 12 years of age. Dinner includes traditional St. Patrick’s Day fare. Adult beverages available at cost. RSVP with Cheryl at 206-909-6427, if possible.

The Slags w/ Eek-a-Mark & Friends perform @ Poggie Tavern
Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

The Slags w/ Eek-a-Mark, the dangerous rapper & Friends
at Poggie Tavern
Sat, March 11, 8:00
FREE!!!

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Sun
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West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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.

Second Gear Sports Cleat Exchange, Day 2
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come Join Us For The 2nd Annual
West Seattle Baseball Cleat Exchange!
In Partnership with Second Gear Sports, West Seattle Baseball,
West Seattle Little League and West Seattle Girls Softball

Where: Second Gear Sports, 6529 California Ave SW
When: Saturday, March 4th from 4pm-7pm & Sunday, March 12th from 9am-12n

How It Works:

Before the Cleat Exchange:
1. -Bring your clean and gently used baseball cleats to Second Gear Sports anytime for drop-off between February 18th and February 28th.
2. -If you have other related gear you wish to consign, to expedite your drop off, please put all items in a paper shopping bag clearly marked with your name and phone number.
-Additional baseball gear (bats, gloves, helmets, pants, etc.) will be inventoried, priced, and made available for sale at the event.

During the Exchange
-Free/exchange cleats will be located in a specially marked area, limit two pairs per family. Every attending family is entitled to free cleats from the swap table.
-All other baseball gear will be available for sale at a special one-day only discount. After the sale, regular prices will apply. -Enjoy additional in store discounts, complimentary snacks and drink.
-Bring in a food donation for West Seattle Food Bank.

For more info contact Second Gear Sports at 206-935-3552 or e-mail info@secondgearsports.com

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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

Community St. Patrick’s Day Party & lunch @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Mar 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

St. Patrick’s Day is coming right up, and Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor) extends an open invitation to the public to join us for the Community St. Patrick’s Day Party on Sunday, March 12th at 11:30 a.m. We welcome all to this free and fun gathering that includes a warm meal and crafts. We will be serving homemade potato chowder. We’ll have crafting supplies on hand for all ages to inspire creativity. Please join us in the Fellowship Hall (NE corner of 41st Ave SW and Andover Street) at 11:30 a.m. to enjoy a warm meal and fun crafts. ALL are welcome to this free community event!

Community St. Patrick’s Day Party & lunch
at Tibbetts United Methodist Church

March 12 11:30 am–1 pm

Mar
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Mon
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Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 13 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
Mar 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

Free Pre-Lit ESL Class @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 13 @ 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.

Free Tax Help @ Delridge Library
Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At the Delridge Library:

The Seattle Public Library, United Way of King County and AARP are collaborating to offer free tax preparation service through mid-April at 12 locations of the Seattle Public Library. Trained volunteers will answer questions and help prepare personal tax returns. The service is not available for business tax returns.

Drop-in assistance will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis at Delridge Library on Mondays, 2-7 p.m. through April 10. There is no tax help on Feb. 20, President’s Day.

For a list of required documents to bring to tax help, and more tax help sites click here.

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

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

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

Delridge Branch 206-733-9125

Washington State Ferries Triangle Improvement Task Force @ Fauntleroy Church Fellowship Hall
Mar 13 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The citizens’ advisory group tasked with coming up with ways to fix the Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth Washington State Ferries route is meeting every two weeks at Fauntleroy Church, 4:30 pm-7 pm. More info on its webpage.

Family story time @ High Point Library
Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Mar 13 @ 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.

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Tue
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Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 14 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

St. Patrick’s Day luncheon @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Mar 14 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon, Tuesday, March 14, 11:45 am. Doors open at 11:30 am.

Corned beef & cabbage, parsley potatoes, Irish crème cake. Green beer for $2 a glass. Entertainment by the Bonnie Birch Duo.

Suggested donation for 60 and older is $6 members/$8 non-members. Under 60 is $10. Register by calling 206 932 4044 x1.

Sponsored by El Dorado West.

Free Job Search Support @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 14 @ 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.

DIY Bikes @ West Seattle Tool Library
Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

After a long winter, your bike needs some lovin’. DIY Bikes loves bicycles and we have the bike shops best practices to share the love with you. We provide the work space, the tools, the cleaning materials and the lubes. You provide the bike and the willingness to learn new techniques.

We will be working at the West Seattle Tool Libraryevery Tuesday in March from 5-7:30 pm. The address is 4408 Delridge Way SW right on the way home from work for many of you. See you next Tuesday, March 14th,for our first workshop

diybikes.org

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Fauntleroy Community Association meeting @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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

Free Community Meditation gathering @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

(West Seattle satellite of the Seattle Shambhala Buddhist Center)
Based on Tibetan Buddhist practice, non-denominational, free and open to all.

Meditation instruction offered at the start of each evening, with tea and open discussion following group meditation for any who wish to participate.

Meets Tuesday nights 7-8:30 pm at the Youngstown Community Center on Delridge at Genesee across street from the skate park.

Website seattle.shambhala.org for more info.

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Wed
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Peel & Press, The Westy, Mission Cantina, Circa, Baked, Itto’s dine-out benefit for New Leaf Bistro family
Mar 15 all-day

UPDATED EARLY WEDNESDAY – NOW SIX PARTICIPANTS

This Wednesday [March 15th], Peel & Press and The Westy will donate 10% of our sales to Shi Qiu Chen of New Leaf Bistro. We were very saddened to hear about the passing of Geoffrey and wanted to create an additional way for folks to support the family. Being small-business owners is incredibly hard, and to add the loss of a loved one is just unimaginable. Peel & Press will also be selling two $50 gift cards with all proceeds going to the family. Our friends over at The Bridge have also offered to donate gift cards that will be available at Peel & Press for cash donation. If any other restaurants would like to join us, please reach out!

Peel & Press: 6503 California SW
The Westy: 7908 35th SW

ADDED: Mission Cantina, 2325 California SW
Circa, 2605 California SW
Baked (via cake sold at Circa and Admiral Bird, and 10 percent of its proceeds for the day of custom cakemaking)
Itto’s Tapas, 4160 California SW

Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 15 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

Free drop-in Enrichment Classes for 0-5-year-olds @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 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!

Brain Injury Support Group @ Uptown Espresso
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hello Everyone-

We are the BIAWA (Brain Injury Assn. of Wa). The BIAWA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit that assists with those acquiring brain injury.

Support Group Established site: Uptown Espresso, 4301 SW Edmunds St,
Seattle, WA 98116 (California/Edmunds-next door 7-11 Store.

Support Group meets 3rd Wed/monthly, 1-3 pm
Park in lot or on street. Close to W Seattle Junction Transit Center.

We hope you or someone you know, may attend. You may email to joelvl62062@yahoo.com
or website: www.braininjurywa.org for additional information. Our Resource Line, M-F 9-5 pm, Call us, 1-877-824-1766.

“There’s hope for the silent epidemic.”

Thank you,

Joel
Support Group Facilitator

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Tax Help @ West Seattle Food Bank / WS Community Resource Center

Now through April 20, 2017 – entrance is on 35th Ave SW just south of SW Morgan St

Weds: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Thurs: 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm

United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services are available for most people who earned less than $64,000 in 2016. Exceptions: we cannot prepare tax returns that involve rental income or sale of property or stocks. Returns with business or self-employed taxes must have expenses less than $25,000, not involve a net loss, and not involve use of your home as a business expense. For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.

No appointment needed – we are drop-in only! Please make sure you bring all required documents:
Required

~ Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
~ Photo ID
~ All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc. For a list of common tax forms, visit our FAQ section at https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/#faq.
~ Health Insurance forms 1095-A (required), 1095-B (required if available), or 1095-C (required if available).
~ If you are filing jointly with your spouse, you both must be present to e-file.

Recommended:
Bank account number and routing number
A copy of last year’s tax return

For more information, go to https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/tax-help/

State Legislators’ Telephone Town Hall
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday night (March 15th) your phone might ring – and it’ll be your state legislators calling. 34th Legislative District State Sen. Sharon Nelson and Reps. Eileen Cody and Joe Fitzgibbon are holding a “telephone town hall” 6 pm-7 pm that night. Thousands of numbers will be auto-dialed to offer the chance to participate, but if you don’t get the call, today’s announcement says, you can call in by dialing 877-229-8493 and using ID Code 116287. Or, two live-streaming links are promised to be available: Here or here.

DeadGrass performs @ Parliament Tavern
Mar 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Tunes from The Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia catalogs receive a bluegrass treatment. No cover.

DeadGrass
At the Parliament Tavern
Wednesday, March 15, 8-11 pm

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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

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

Mar
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Thu
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Robert Spears photo show @ Tully's Coffee on Alki
Mar 16 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

“Living on Alki Beach” display currently at Tully’s Coffee. Images include wildlife, sunset/sunrise, cruise/ferry boat, Blue Angels, and Seattle sports moments captured and displayed in perpetuity by part time Alki Beach resident, and Photographer Robert Spears, for the enjoyment of all. The display will remain hanging at Tully’s until the end of March. Stop by, enjoy a cup of coffee, view the show, relax, and enjoy your time on the beach.

Active Dad’s Play Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 16 @ 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.

Fauntleroy Boulevard Walk-and-Talk #1 @ Outside LA Fitness
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

From SDOT’s Fauntleroy Boulevard project team:

We’ll be holding public “Walk and Talk” tours to discuss improvements for Fauntleroy Way SW between 35th Ave SW and SW Alaska St. We resumed design on this project in late 2016, and these walking tours will be an opportunity for us to share the latest design, discuss early construction planning, introduce the project team to the public, and gather feedback. We’ll include light refreshments from Fauntleroy businesses along the way.

To accommodate schedules, we’re offering the same tour on two different dates: Thursday, March 16, from 12-1:30 PM, and Saturday, March 18, from 10:30 AM-12 PM. The tours will begin outside of LA Fitness, at 3900 SW Alaska St, and end at West Seattle Brewing Co., at 4415 Fauntleroy Way SW.

West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Mar 16 @ 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!

Alzheimer’s Association Men’s Caregiver Support Group @ Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Alzheimer’s Association men’s caregiver support groups provide a place for male caregivers to learn and gain support from other male caregivers who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options.

A free support group for unpaid male care partners of individuals with memory loss is held the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1:00–2:30 pm at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Burien, Washington.

Contact facilitator Gerry Crouch at 206-632-3985 for details.

Alzheimer’s Association, Western & Central Washington State Chapter, on FaceBook.

Dance Time @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Afternoon Dance Time with live music by Lauren Petrie, who plays a wide variety of songs on the keyboard. Third Thursday of the month, 2 pm to 4 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.