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Agenda

  1. Dec
    1
    Sun
    2013

    1. Rose City Mixed Quartet Christmas concert @ Peace Lutheran Church
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Sunday, December 1st at 4:00 pm:
      Peace Lutheran Church is hosting a free Christmas concert featuring Rose City Mixed Quartet. Great sacred and secular holiday music!

      A free-will offering will be taken.

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      4:00 pm
      Rose City Mixed Quartet Christmas concert @ Peace Lutheran Church
  2. Dec
    2
    Mon
    2013

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

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

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      9:30 am
      Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
    2. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      11:00 am
      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    3. For Teens: Beats and Eats @ Delridge Community Center
      3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Cook fun healthy teen friendly recipes, then chow down as you learn the basics of DJing and Music production…or just cook and eat while you listen to great music,
      either way, you are welcome! Mondays 3:30-4:30 pm

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      3:30 pm
      For Teens: Beats and Eats @ Delridge Community Center
    4. Shotokan karate – beginners’ classes begin @ Alki Community Center
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      From the Alki Community Center:

      Ages 7 and older:
      Join other students to learn methods and attitudes that develop character and encourage conflict avoidance. Learn martial arts by perfecting kicks, strikes, blocks, and proper stances. Practice sparring with fellow students in a manner that avoids injury. Do workout exercises that increase your strength, flexibility, and aerobic capacity. Please call the community center at 206-684-7430 for contact information.

      Sensei Gerald Sakuda has been teaching traditional Japanese Karate in West Seattle since 1975 and has an affiliation with the Washington Shotokan Association. No program 11/11. Min 3/max 12.

      10/2-10/30
      M/W
      6-7 pm
      $36

      11/4-11/25
      M/W
      6-7 pm
      $36

      12/2-12/30
      M/W
      6-7 pm
      $36

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      6:00 pm
      Shotokan karate – beginners’ classes begin @ Alki Community Center
    5. Shotokan karate – advanced classes begin @ Alki Community Center
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      From the Alki Community Center:

      Ages 7 and older:
      Join other students to learn methods and attitudes that develop character and encourage conflict avoidance. Learn martial arts by perfecting kicks, strikes, blocks, and proper stances. Practice sparring with fellow students in a manner that avoids injury. Do workout exercises that increase your strength, flexibility, and aerobic capacity. Please call the community center at 206-684-7430 for contact information.

      Sensei Gerald Sakuda has been teaching traditional Japanese Karate in West Seattle since 1975 and has an affiliation with the Washington Shotokan Association. No program 11/11. Min 3/max 12.

      10/2-10/30
      M/W
      7-8 pm
      $36

      11/4-11/25
      M/W
      7-8 pm
      $36

      12/2-12/30
      M/W
      7-8 pm
      $36

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      7:00 pm
      Shotokan karate – advanced classes begin @ Alki Community Center
    6. Trivia with Tom Hutyler @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game hosted by Tom Hutyler (the Voice of Safeco Field) at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7.

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      7:00 pm
      Trivia with Tom Hutyler @ Christo's on Alki
  3. Dec
    3
    Tue
    2013

    1. ‘Introduction to Yoga’ classes begin @ Delridge Community Center
      2:45 am – 3:45 am

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      ‘Introduction to Yoga’ is a class designed for anyone interested in finding out about Yoga or wanting to ease their way back into a Yoga practice. Focusing on the fundamental ideas, postures, breathing foundations and movement meditations, students are encouraged to explore their uniqueness; their capabilities and limitations while discovering new ways to concentrate, relax and let go. Extreme postures such as head stands, shoulder stands and full back-bends are avoided in this class. Come experience the Joy of Yoga!!

      Wednesdays, 6:00 to 7:00 pm

      10/2-10/30
      $40

      11/6-11/27
      $40

      12/4-12/8
      $30

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      2:45 am
      ‘Introduction to Yoga’ classes begin @ Delridge Community Center
    2. Basic Computer classes begin @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
      9:30 am – 11:30 am

      Basic Computer classes with Burke Dykes will be held 4 times at the Senior Center of West Seattle. $5 members/$10 non-members from 9:30 to 11:30 am on December 3, 5, 10 and 12.

      Call to Register – 206-932-4044.

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      9:30 am
      Basic Computer classes begin @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
    3. Fall Planting at Lincoln Park – volunteer workparty
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      From Green Seattle Partnership:

      Join EarthCorps and the Green Seattle Partnership as we work to make the forests and shoreline of Lincoln Park healthy! Our projects will include invasive plant removal, preparing areas for planting native plants, and planting native plants.

      Tuesday, December 3rd: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

      (sign up online)

      EarthCorps supplies gloves, tools, water, light refreshments and volunteer education that covers safety, information on the park you are working in, forest health, environmental restoration and the overview of the project. No prior experience is necessary, just come ready to learn something new! Meet up at Fauntleroy Way SW & SW Rose Street.

      Visit www.earthcorps.org/volunteer.php for more information.

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      10:00 am
      Fall Planting at Lincoln Park – volunteer workparty
    4. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      11:00 am
      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    5. Child/Parent pottery – morning classes begin @ Alki Community Center
      11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      From the Alki Community Center:

      Come discover pottery with your child. Learn about pinching, coiling, and slab construction. Play with texture, form, and various shapes. Make precious gifts that will last a lifetime. Both parent and child need to be registered. The max is 5 children and 5 adults. Clay and glazes provided. Price is per person.

      MORNING CLASS
      Tuesdays

      10/1-10/29
      11:30 am-12:30 pm
      $60

      11/4-11/28
      11:30 am-12:30 pm
      $48

      12/3-12/17
      11:30 am-12:30 pm
      $36

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      11:30 am
      Child/Parent pottery – morning classes begin @ Alki Community Center
    6. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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      1:00 pm
      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    7. Green Teen Gardening @ Delridge Community Center
      4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Want to learn how to grow your own food, help your community, and get service learning hours at the same time? Explore the importance of urban gardening and growing your own food, while meeting new people, gaining valuable experience and having fun!
      Tuesdays/Thursdays, 4-5 pm

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      4:00 pm
      Green Teen Gardening @ Delridge Community Center
    8. Child/Parent pottery – afternoon classes begin @ Alki Community Center
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      From the Alki Community Center:

      Come discover pottery with your child. Learn about pinching, coiling, and slab construction. Play with texture, form, and various shapes. Make precious gifts that will last a lifetime. Both parent and child need to be registered. The max is 5 children and 5 adults. Clay and glazes provided. Price is per person.

      AFTERNOON CLASS
      Tuesdays, 1-2 pm

      10/1-10/29
      $60

      11/4-11/28
      $48

      12/3-12/17
      $36

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      5:30 pm
      Child/Parent pottery – afternoon classes begin @ Alki Community Center
    9. Metro Transit cuts? Community meeting @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Until and unless funding is found to replace what’s expiring for Metro Transit, they’re proceeding with plans for major cuts (as reported here November 7th), and want to hear from you. The second in a round of community meetings is planned for West Seattle.

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      6:00 pm
      Metro Transit cuts? Community meeting @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    10. Volunteer night at WestSide Baby
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The holidays and cold months are upon us and so is the need to work our way through lots of donations and orders for kids! In order to keep up with the demand, WestSide Baby is expanding our Tuesday night volunteer shifts by adding more days and more hours! Please join us and help us serve more children in our community!

      For the months of November and December we will be open every Tuesday evening from 6-9pm!! (with the exception of 12/24 and 12/31)

      Please join us for one, two or all of the following dates:

      NOVEMBER
      November 12th
      November 19th
      November 26th

      DECEMBER
      December 3rd
      December 10th
      December 17th

      We look forward to having you join us! Please email shana@westsidebaby.org to let her know you are coming!

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      6:00 pm
      Volunteer night at WestSide Baby
    11. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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

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      6:30 pm
      West Seattle Bike Connections meeting
    13. Zumba classes begin @ Delridge Community Center
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Ages 16-99
      Zumba combines high energy and motivating Latin music with unique moves and combinations that allow you to dance away your worries. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval
      training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba uses the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps. Min. 8 for a class. $10 Drop in fee.

      Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 to 8:30 pm

      10/8-10/31
      $45

      11/5-11/28
      $45

      12/3-12/31
      $45

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      7:30 pm
      Zumba classes begin @ Delridge Community Center
  4. Dec
    4
    Wed
    2013

    1. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      7:00 am – 8:15 am

      Please join us…Our club meets 7:00 am every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, and Noon every 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Be’s Restaurant in the Junction, at 4509 California Ave SW. Park in rear lot and enter the rear door.

      Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

      Contact us at 206-938-8032 or warrenlawless@comcast.net

      Visit us on Facebook, Read what’s happening on our Blog, and check out our photo album on Flickr

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      7:00 am
      Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
    2. Blood drive @ Evergeen Campus
      8:00 am – 2:00 pm

      8:00 am–2:00 pm, Puget Sound Blood Center will be at the Evergreen Campus (just don’t drop by 10:00-10:45 am, it’ll be closed for a break) on Wednesday December 4th.

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

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      8:00 am
      Blood drive @ Evergeen Campus
    3. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      11:00 am
      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    4. “Chinese corner” language and culture classes @ Seattle Chinese Garden
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Community Chinese Corner classes are every other Wednesday, starting on September 25 from 4-6 pm at the Seattle Chinese Garden. The class meets on 12/4. Experienced teachers will introduce Chinese culture and basic Mandarin Chinese conversation with engaging games and activities for people of all ages. The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington and the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Washington are collaborating with the Seattle Chinese Garden to provide this program for free to the
      community.

      Please register online for the class here: http://confucius.washington.edu/event/chinesecorner/.

      The Chinese garden is located at South Seattle Community College campus (WSB sponsor), north end, 6000 16th Ave SW in Seattle.

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      4:00 pm
      “Chinese corner” language and culture classes @ Seattle Chinese Garden
    5. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      4:00 pm
      Homework help @ High Point Library
    6. Salty’s Holiday Cookie Decorating
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Holiday fun at Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      Decorating cookies is a holiday tradition in many families, including ours. We invite you to bring your family for our Salty’s on Alki Holiday Cookie Decorating tutorial on Wednesday, December 4th at 6:00 pm. Your family will enjoy learning how to decorate holiday cookies from our expert Pastry Chef Jena Sorbera. She bakes Salty’s cookies with pizazz and is eager to share her tips and tricks with you for the holidays.

      Each family in attendance will receive a dozen cookies to decorate, including six sugar and six gingerbread cookies. You’ll have fun decorating your cookies together. The cookies will be prebaked and ready for you to decorate. We’ll also treat you to hot cider, cocoa and eggnog with tasty treats like pumpkin bread, caramel corn and more!

      You’ll receive cookie recipe cards and two fun cookie cutters to take home to bake cookies on our own. You’ll become well versed in the art of decorating cookies too!

      The cost is $30 per family. Space is limited for this holiday family event so call us today at 206-937-1600 to make reservations for you and your family.
      Date: Wednesday, December 4th
      Time: 6:00 pm (for about one hour)
      Cost: $30 per family
      Call: 206-937-1600 for reservations
      Where: Salty’s on Alki in West Seattle

      We look forward to joining you and your family celebrate the holidays with expertly decorated cookies for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to call today to reserve your space.

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      6:00 pm
      Salty’s Holiday Cookie Decorating
    7. Pearl Jam Concert Pre-Func Party @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Wednesday December 4th at 7 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor):

      While we really don’t need an excuse to throw a PEARL JAM party, we nevertheless want to get you amped up for their performance at KeyArena on Friday. We’ll have PJ on the big screen, a “best of” setlist and a themed cocktail ready to juice you up. Wish we had concert tickets to hand out, but we’re using ‘em ourselves.

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      7:00 pm
      Pearl Jam Concert Pre-Func Party @ Feedback Lounge
  5. Dec
    5
    Thu
    2013

    1. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      11:00 am
      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    2. West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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      12:00 pm
      West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    3. Northwest Wine Academy wine tasting @ South Seattle Community College
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Enjoy a wine tasting at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor):

      Join us every Thursday and Friday from 1:00-4:00 pm during the Fall Quarter as we taste our student produced wines along with select samplings of our Alumni wines and wines from all over the world!

      As always tastings are complimentary and open to the public. The Northwest Wine Academy is located in the Wine and Welding Building on the main campus of South Seattle Community College. (maps and directions here)

      Can’t make it to one of our tastings? Our shop is open Monday-Friday from 11:00 am-5:00 pm. Stop on by and see what is on offer!

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      1:00 pm
      Northwest Wine Academy wine tasting @ South Seattle Community College
    4. ESL Talk time @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Come to the High Point Library and join a free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group to practice speaking English. This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. Participants will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.

      Please note: No class on Thursday, Nov. 28.

      Library events and programs are free and all English language learners are welcome. Registration is not required.

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      4:00 pm
      ESL Talk time @ High Point Library
    5. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      Homework help @ High Point Library
    6. Hobo Handbags Holiday Event @ Click! Design That Fits
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Thursday December 5, Hobo Holiday Event, 5-9 pm at Click! Design that Fits (WSB sponsor).

      A local Hobo rep will be on hand with holiday’s hottest colors of Hobo handbags and wallets. Click! will have an extended selection available for immediate purchase. See samples of more fall and holiday color ways in person; special orders will be shipped the next day. Hobo swag gifts free with purchase while they last!

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      Hobo Handbags Holiday Event @ Click! Design That Fits
    7. MoCA Community Meeting on proposed development @ The Kenney
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Morgan Community Association plans a special meeting about the 30-apartment, no-parking project planned at 6917 California SW:

      This will be a meeting for community and neighbors to get some preliminary background on this multi-family project, learn about the Urban Village strategy and Morgan Junction Neighborhood Plan, land use zoning and the City’s code changes that have taken place since that strategy was adopted. Plus, discussion about the issues and concerns prior to a future meeting with the developer (which is being scheduled).

      This citizen-organized community meeting is set for 7 pm December 5th at The Kenney (WSB sponsor), 7125 Fauntleroy Way SW.

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      MoCA Community Meeting on proposed development @ The Kenney
  6. Dec
    6
    Fri
    2013

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

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

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
      9:30 am – 11:15 am

      West Side MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) kicks off its 25th year this Friday, October 5th at West Side Presbyterian Church. The group, comprised of mothers of children ages birth to five years, enjoys hearing from a Mentor Mom or local guest speakers on issues that matter to mothers, and they engage in a couple of service projects throughout the year. This year’s theme, “Plunge! Love as if your life depended on it,” encourages relationships and hope for mothers and the community that surrounds them.

      The group meets the first and third Fridays of the month from 9:30-11:15. Contact information: westsidemops@yahoo.com or visit our website at: http://mops.wspc.org/

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      West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
    3. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    4. Northwest Wine Academy wine tasting @ South Seattle Community College
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Enjoy a wine tasting at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor):

      Join us every Thursday and Friday from 1:00-4:00 pm during the Fall Quarter as we taste our student produced wines along with select samplings of our Alumni wines and wines from all over the world!

      As always tastings are complimentary and open to the public. The Northwest Wine Academy is located in the Wine and Welding Building on the main campus of South Seattle Community College. (maps and directions here)

      Can’t make it to one of our tastings? Our shop is open Monday-Friday from 11:00 am-5:00 pm. Stop on by and see what is on offer!

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      Northwest Wine Academy wine tasting @ South Seattle Community College
    5. Seattle Sampling Tour: Local artists’ studio & gallery
      4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Visit over 18 local artists this Holiday season at 4 locations in West Seattle as part of the Seattle Sampling Tour. Visit www.seattlesampling.com for a full map of the Studio tour as well as artist gallery.

      Shop Friday Dec 6th (4-9pm), Saturday Dec 7th (10am-5pm) and Sunday Dec 8th (10am-5pm). Shop local and support your artist community!

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      Seattle Sampling Tour: Local artists’ studio & gallery
    6. Rotary Club of West Seattle ‘First Friday’ @ The Gatewood Bed and Breakfast
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Rotary Club of West Seattle is known as the fun club. While we have serious meetings and have serious goals to help the community, on the First Friday we meet at a West Seattle watering hole for friendship and libations.

      Our club uses the First Friday to not only have a good time but to do good things. We do this by focusing on a non-profit during our first Friday.

      We will be meeting at The Gatewood Bed and Breakfast (WSB sponsor), December 6th from 5–7 pm. There will be FREE beer, wine, appetizers provided by hostess and owner, Margaret Hayes.

      Everyone from Rotary, come on down and invite any potential members to join you. This is a very special event!

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      The Rotary Club of West Seattle utilizes five avenues of service: Club, Vocational, International, New Generations and Community to connect with the community. They are pleased to give back to the community in many ways. If readers are interested in Rotary, and or would like to contribute to the Foundation, visit the website to learn more.

      Contact: Gary Potter at gary@potterconstruction.com
      Directions: http://www.gatewoodwestseattle.com/location.htm/location.htm

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      Rotary Club of West Seattle ‘First Friday’ @ The Gatewood Bed and Breakfast
    7. Words, Writers, & West Seattle @ Barnes and Noble Westwood Village
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Southwest Seattle Historical Society-presented series of first-Fridays author readings is now titled “Words, Writers, & West Seattle,” and the readings will be at Barnes & Noble-Westwood Village. Times and dates are 4-6 pm every first Friday through at least next June, starting this Friday, October 4th, with Stephanie Guerra. She and the other eight authors will appear on the dates below:

      Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 Stephanie Guerra, Billy the Kid Is Not Crazy (Two Lions, 2013) and Torn (Marshall Cavendish, 2012), genre: young adult

      Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 Peter Stekel, Final Flight, The Mystery of a World War II Plane Crash and the Frozen Airmen in the High Sierra (Wilderness Press, 2010), genre: history

      Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 Nicole Hardy, Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin (Hyperion, 2013), genre: memoir

      Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 Robert Spector, The Mom & Pop Store: True Stories from the Heart of America (Walker Books, 2009), genre: memoir

      Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 Lyanda Lynn Haupt, The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild (Little Brown, 2013), genre: nature

      Friday, March 7, 2014 Conrad Wesselhoeft, Adios, Nirvana (Mifflin Harcourt, 2010), genre: young adult

      Friday, April 4, 2014 Judy Bentley, Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master (University of Washington Press, 2013), genre: creative nonfiction

      Friday, May 4, 2014 Mike Hickey, Arleen Williams and other South Seattle Community College authors, genres: poetry, fiction

      Friday, June 6, 2014 Brenda Peterson, The Drowning World (Delphinius, 2013-14), genre: young adult

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      Words, Writers, & West Seattle @ Barnes and Noble Westwood Village
    8. WS Tool Library’s Festivus fundraiser gala @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      After nearly 3-1/2 years of providing free tools, advice and workshop space to the community on a donation basis, the West Seattle Tool Library is holding its first fundraiser and inclusive “Festivus” party.

      Everyone is welcome. No cover charge.

      The fundraiser gala, which will also serve as Sustainable West Seattle’s annual winter holiday party, will be held Friday, Dec. 6, from 6:00 to 9:30 pm. Any funds raised will go to the maintenance of tool library operations, as well as potential enhancements such as extended hours and more classes, depending on the amount raised.

      To be held at the dance studio at Youngstown Cultural Arts center, the fundraiser is being billed as a Festivus in a nod to a classic Seinfeld episode, with beer, wine, soft drinks, food, music, a silent auction, kids activities and a used tool sale.

      In addition, discounts will be offered on new and renewing tool library memberships (normally a suggested $40 a year). And members who have tool library items that they’ve been meaning to return will be offered amnesty for any returned tools. No fines and no questions asked!

      Donations and volunteer help for the fundraiser are still needed. If you are an individual or business with a item you’d like to donate for the silent auction please contact Christy True at christytrue@gmail.com. Food and beverage donations also welcome. Donors will be recognized in a public way at the event.

      Anyone who would like to volunteer to help at the event should e-mail kimberly@sustainablewestseattle.org

      Since opening in the summer of 2010, the West Seattle Tool Library has built an inventory of more than 1,500 tools, signed up more than 1,000 members, offered many classes and served as the home of the Fixers Collective and Ask an Expert night. It has been a model to many other tool libraries that have popped up in the Puget Sound region and beyond and received positive media attention as an example of the type of sharing economy projects needed to make the world more sustainable. It is a nonprofit project of Sustainable West Seattle. You can learn more and check out our inventory at wstoollibrary.org

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      WS Tool Library’s Festivus fundraiser gala @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    9. Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      Join TNP this holiday season for Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play. The radio play is based on the holiday movie favorite of the same name and will be presented as a live 1940′s radio broadcast. Miracle on 34th Street tells the timeless story of an old man who calls himself Kris Kringle and is hired as the Macy’s department store Santa. His claim to be the real Santa Claus becomes a court case and a young child’s belief could make all the difference. “Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to.”

      Showing December 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 and December 8 and 15 at 3:00 pm at Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults and can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/509548 or an hour before show times at the venue box office.

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      Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play @ Kenyon Hall
    10. Musica Sacra Chamber Chorale ‘The Mystery of Christmas’ @ Holy Rosary Catholic Church
      7:30 pm – 9:45 pm

      The Musica Sacra Chamber Chorale December concert series will be performed on Friday, Dec 6th, 7:30 pm at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in West Seattle.

      The Musica Sacra Chamber Chorale’s 2013 December concert series explores The Mystery of Christmas. It will be an opportunity to sit back, absorb and ponder the beauty and wonder of the season—a true oasis of musical reflection during the holidays.

      Musica Sacra Chamber Chorale Ticket Information
      Season tickets range in price from $32 to $36.
      Single tickets purchased in advance at our website range in price from $18 to $20. Single tickets purchased at the door range in price from $22 to $25. For more information contact Musica Sacra Chamber Chorale at (425) 277-0809 or consult the website at www.musicasacrachamberchorale.com

      More from the news release:

      The concert opens with a series of selections that focuses specifically on the mysteries surrounding Christmas including Gustav Schrek’s Entrance Scene from his Advent Motet, Morten Lauridsen’s O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery), and Abbey Bettinas Cedit, Hyems (Now, Winter).

      We then explore the mystery of the virgin birth with Arvo Pärt’s Magnificat coupled with a Nunc Dimittis from the Rachmaninoff Vespers (this pairing is typically done in the Anglican service). This segment ends with a beautiful setting of the Ave Maria by the Basque composer Javier Busto.

      There has always been mystery associated with the stars in the heavens and the Christmas season. Maestro Ingalls has selected two selections from dissimilar backgrounds that explore this wonderment to close the first half of the program: Randall Thompson’s Choose Something like a Star from Frostiana and Nancy Wertch’s setting of When You Wish Upon a Star.

      In the second half of our concert we explore the mystery surrounding the angels, the music in the air and candles— specifically as they manifest themselves within the Hannakah tradition. Selections include Calm on the Listening Ear of Night (Dickau), Musica Dei Donum (Rutter) and Haneirot Halalu (Applebaum). Our concert comes to a close with music focusing on the mystery of the Savior’s birth including Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child Op.25b of Kenneth Leighton and In Silent Night by Mitchell Southall, recently recorded by the Chorale.

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      Musica Sacra Chamber Chorale ‘The Mystery of Christmas’ @ Holy Rosary Catholic Church
  7. Dec
    7
    Sat
    2013

    1. West Seattle Kiwanis community pancake breakfast @ Alki Masonic Hall
      7:00 am – 12:00 pm

      Members of Kiwanis West Seattle are selling tickets for the 67th annual West Seattle Community Pancake Breakfast, scheduled for Saturday, December 7th at the Alki Masonic Building, located at 4736 40th Ave. S.W. The pancakes will be hot off the griddle from 7 am and 11 am accompanied by orange juice, coffee and Husky Deli’s premier ham. As always, the proceeds go toward funding the club’s community service activities, especially those focused on children and teens.

      This year’s breakfast has a special emphasis. Proceeds will help fund the Kiwanis sponsored Key Clubs at West Seattle, Seattle Lutheran and Chief Sealth High Schools. Over the last few years, membership in our sponsored Key Clubs has exploded and we now mentor over 250 local high school students in the Key Club Program. Key Club educates students on the importance of serving others, as well as teaching valuable leadership skills.

      The breakfast will also provide an opportunity for patrons to donate new, unwrapped “Toys for Tots.” Marine reservists will be on hand to accept the toys. Children to 10, accompanied by an adult, will be offered a free photo with Santa. Besides pancakes, you will find a variety of gifts for sale including charming handmade ornaments, wreaths, Cookie Lee jewelry, plus many other holiday gifts.

      Adult ticket donations are $8 before December 7th ($10 at the door) and kids under 10 eat free. Mail orders may be sent to PO Box 16128, Seattle, WA 98116. Phone inquiries will be received at 206-920-3900, or stop by the Kiwanis tent at the West Seattle Farmers Market each Sunday. Kiwanis members will be collecting new unwrapped “Toys for Tots” at the next two Farmers Markets in West Seattle, for those who can’t make the pancake breakfast but still would like to contribute.

      The West Seattle Kiwanis is one of the first service clubs established
      in West Seattle, and was chartered in 1929.

      Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the
      world, one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club of West
      Seattle offers you the opportunity to share your experience, knowledge,
      and time in service to the community. Membership is open to all men and
      women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

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      West Seattle Kiwanis community pancake breakfast @ Alki Masonic Hall
    2. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

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

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      West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
    3. Seattle Jam Wheelchair Basketball Tournament @ West Seattle High School
      8:30 am – 3:30 pm

      This weekend Seattle Adaptive Sports is hosting the Seattle Jam Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at West Seattle High School. Come by and watch these outstanding athletes battle it out against teams up and down the West Coast. This tournament is also an adult division qualifier for the NWBA National Championships. Volunteers are needed!

      Games run 8:30-3:30 Saturday and 8:30-1:30 Sunday.

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      Seattle Jam Wheelchair Basketball Tournament @ West Seattle High School
    4. Creative Ballet for preschoolers class begins @ Delridge Community Center
      9:15 am – 9:45 am

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Ages 2 – 4
      Preschool children learn basic ballet skills in a creative, fun environment. Classes are designed for new dancers. Dancers are introduced to basic ballet movement. Using a positive learning atmosphere, children are encouraged for their accomplishments as they begin their journey as dancers. Girls should wear tights and a leotard of any color. Ballet skirts are allowed – tutus are not due to ease of damaging them. Pink LEATHER ballet shoes are required -”ballet slippers” are not allowed due to a slipping hazard. Dancers should be ready to take class independently – we ask that parents remain outside the classroom.

      Saturdays, 9:15-9:45 am

      10/5-10/26
      $24

      11/2-11/23
      $24

      12/7-12/14
      $12

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      Creative Ballet for preschoolers class begins @ Delridge Community Center
    5. Pre-Ballet classes begin @ Delridge Community Center
      9:45 am – 10:15 am

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Ages 4 – 6
      Dancers will begin to see a very basic ballet class with stretching, intro to basic ballet steps at the barre, and exercises center and across the floor. Class still includes lots of free dancing and imagination. Girls should wear tights and a leotard of any color. Ballet skirts are allowed – tutus are not due to ease of damaging them. Pink LEATHER ballet shoes are required -”ballet slippers” are not allowed due to a slipping hazard. Dancers should be
      ready to take class independently – we ask that parents remain outside the classroom.

      Saturdays, 9:45-10:15 am

      10/5-10/26
      $24

      11/2-11/23
      $24

      12/7-12/14
      $12

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      Pre-Ballet classes begin @ Delridge Community Center
    6. 4th Annual Schmitz Park Holiday Craft Fair @ Schmitz Park Elementary School
      10:00 am – 3:00 pm

      4th Annual Schmitz Park Holiday Craft Fair!! The fair features handcrafted items from local artists and crafters, a bake sale and a DIY crafting area for kids and adults. Crafts from a variety of vendors; raffle, and more!

      Saturday December 7th from 10 am to 3 pm. All proceeds will go to the Schmitz Park PTA General Fund.

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      4th Annual Schmitz Park Holiday Craft Fair @ Schmitz Park Elementary School
    7. Arrowhead Gardens’ 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar
      10:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Who: SHAG’s Arrowhead Gardens
      What: Arrowhead Gardens 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar
      When: Saturday, December 7th from 10 am to 3 pm — Building “B”

      Start your holiday shopping! Come discover that one of a kind gift! Artists will be displaying their quality handcrafted gifts and collectables — jewelry, holiday cards, gift tags, ornaments, wreaths, crochet hats and scarves and so much more!

      There will be holiday music, refreshments, fun and fellowship!

      All are welcome to join us in this joyful event!

      Where: 9220 2nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106

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      Arrowhead Gardens’ 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar
    8. First Annual Christmas Bazaar @ Peace Lutheran Church
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Arts, crafts, babysitting, hot lunch, raffle, silent auction of items and services, children’s shop, giftwrapping

      Date: Saturday, December 7th
      Time: 10 am – 4 pm; luncheon served 11 am – 1 pm
      Place: Peace Lutheran Church, corner of 39th Ave. SW and SW Thistle St.

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      First Annual Christmas Bazaar @ Peace Lutheran Church
    9. Fourth Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      You are invited to our fourth annual sale of gifts by local community and WSUU artists and handcrafters. You’ll find original, one-of-a-kind gifts: jewelry, felted hats; knits, watercolor and acrylic paintings, designer bags and accessories, weaving, pottery, greeting cards, stocking stuffers, edible holiday goodies, glass art, and more. Enjoy free refreshments. Cash and checks only.

      Location: Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation Social Hall
      Date: Saturday, December 7
      Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm

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      Fourth Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show @ Westside Unitarian Universalist Congregation
    10. Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The Best Art Tour in the Northwest!

      The Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour will be held on two weekends, December 7th-8th and 14-15th, from 10 am–4 pm each day. It’s a free, self-guided event. Preview the art, and then follow the numbers designated on the Studio Tour map which is available online at www.VashonIslandArtStudioTour.com, and at most island
      businesses.

      This season marks the 35th anniversary of the Vashon Island Art Studio Tour! 45 studios, shops and galleries (representing over 150 artists!) will open their doors to visitors from far and near! For the artists, the Tour is a self designed opportunity to show and sell their work in a meaningful and sustainable way. Visitors can look forward to exploring an amazing range of excellent art and purchasing directly from the artists while taking in the energy and variety of their workspaces.

      A plethora of techniques, processes and materials will be represented. Antique space age folk art, hand spun yarns and woven textiles, richly decorated terracotta tiles, functional pottery, etched and stained glass, bright glass mosaic sculptures, oil paintings, photographs, beeswax candles, precious gold and silver bells, botanical monotype prints, wooden walking sticks, ferry boats, cutting boards, spoons and tops, and much, much more!

      The hardest part of this Tour is the sweet agony of choosing which studios to visit! Consider making a weekend of it. Vashon Island is replete with good restaurants and B&B’s. More info at www.VashonChamber.com.

      Invite a friend, cross the water and enjoy a day or weekend of art on beautiful Vashon Island. It’s just a short ferry ride from West Seattle (Fauntleroy), Tacoma (Point Defiance), or Kitsap (Southworth),
      www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries.

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      Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour
    11. Prospective students: Open house @ Westside School
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

      Westside School is holding an All School (PreK–8th grade) Open House on Saturday, December 7th from 10:00 am until Noon. This is a great opportunity for prospective families to tour the school and speak with the faculty and staff. The application deadline for the 2014-15 school year is January 14th .

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      Prospective students: Open house @ Westside School
    12. Seattle Sampling Tour: Local artists’ studio & gallery
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Visit over 18 local artists this Holiday season at 4 locations in West Seattle as part of the Seattle Sampling Tour. Visit www.seattlesampling.com for a full map of the Studio tour as well as artist gallery.

      Shop Friday Dec 6th (4-9pm), Saturday Dec 7th (10am-5pm) and Sunday Dec 8th (10am-5pm). Shop local and support your artist community!

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      Seattle Sampling Tour: Local artists’ studio & gallery
    13. Taproot School open house @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Taproot School, an independent, emergent curriculum, project-based K-5, will be hosting an open houses for families interested in our school for the 2014/2015 school year.

      What: Taproot School Open House
      When: Saturday, December 7th, 10 am-2 pm
      Where: Fauntleroy Schoolhouse – 9131 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136
      Who: Adults only please

      Contact Info:
      www.taprootschool.org
      grow@taprootschool.org
      206-849-7146

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      Taproot School open house @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
    14. Windermere Santa Paws pet photos @ Windermere West Seattle
      10:00 am – 1:00 pm

      It’s Windermere Santa Paws!

      Windermere West Seattle would like to invite you and your four-legged friends to our office on:
      Saturday, December 7, 2013
      From 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

      Bring your furry family members for a photo op with Santa! We will be accepting cash donations to benefit the Windermere Foundation and non-perishable food donations we’ll deliver to the West Seattle Food Bank!

      If you have any questions, please call our office at 206-935-7200.

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      Windermere Santa Paws pet photos @ Windermere West Seattle
    15. Affordable Care Act: Enrollment Help @ High Point Library
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Stop by the High Point Library:

      Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, 11 am–3 pm
      Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, 11 am–3 pm
      Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, 11 am–3 pm

      Through Dec. 26, The Seattle Public Library, Public Health – Seattle & King County and community-based agencies are working together to help you determine your eligibility for Affordable Care Act programs.

      Trained staff from community agencies will be available to answer questions and assist with enrollment at seven city-wide locations through Dec. 26.

      Please bring your Social Security number and information about your current income.

      This service is free and available to individuals and families. Help is offered on a first come, first served basis. No registration is required.

      For more information about programs offered by the Affordable Care Act, visit www.wahealthplanfinder.org.

      Contact Info Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian

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      Affordable Care Act: Enrollment Help @ High Point Library
    16. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    17. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    19. Hillary Williams Charity Seminar @ Straight Blast Gym of Seattle
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Join us on Saturday December 7th. noon to 3 pm at Straight Blast Gym of Seattle to support an amazing cause with multiple-time World and Pans champion, Hilliary Williams.

      ALL proceeds will be donated to New Beginnings, an organization that provides services to those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence – physical, emotional, or sexual abuse. Their mission is “to provide shelter, advocacy and support for battered women and their children; and to change attitudes and social institutions that foster and perpetuate violence.”

      This seminar is open to people of all experience levels. Cost is purely donation based, starting at $25 – pay what you can as everything will go toward supporting this cause.

      In addition, New Beginnings-Ending Domestic Violence also accepts donations to help women and their families until they get back on their feet — “Having to make a new life is difficult. Picking out what you need is a small start.” We will also be accepting these donation up until the day of the seminar – see below for the Wish List.

      To sign up, please visit https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/home.asp?studioid=41666 and go to the “Special Events” tab. You can also call Sonia at 206.420.1834

      If you cannot make the seminar, and would still like to support, you can always donate the items that are in need by the shelter on the following list: http://newbegin.org/sites/default/files/Holiday%20Giving%20Wishlist%202013.pdf

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

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    21. Sportball classes for kids begin @ Delridge Community Center
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Sportball Multi-Sport skills development programs introduce
      preschool and primary school children to the concepts and skills involved in the eight core sports of the Sportball methodology including: hockey, soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball, volleyball, golf and football. Classes are conducted once a week in one-hour sessions, using developmentally appropriate methods to introduce, practice and refine gross motor skills. The programs reinforce the benefits of teamwork and skills development rather than the importance of winning, enabling children to gain the confidence and develop the social skills necessary to succeed in sport and life.

      Ages 3 – 5
      Saturdays, 1-2 pm

      10/5-10/26
      $60

      11/2-11/23
      $60

      12/7-12/28
      $60

      Ages 6 – 8
      Saturdays, 2-3 pm

      10/5-10/26
      $60

      11/2-11/23
      $60

      12/7-12/28
      $60

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    22. Annual Christmas Tea @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
      2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Saturday, December 7, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm, enjoy St. John’s Annual Christmas Tea. Not to be missed, this fun and festive Christmas Tea includes a Silent Auction.

      Tickets are on sale now: 206-937-4545

      www.SaintJohnOnline.org or find us on Facebook.

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    23. Art Under $100 – South Park holiday party @ South Park Community Center
      2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The 9th Annual “Art Under $100” sale is December 7, in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood with more artists than ever before.

      When: Saturday, December 7 from 2:00 pm-9:00 pm
      Where: South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave. S
      Price: Free Entry

      Artists from South Park and beyond will knock your stockings off with original work not seen at a typical holiday sale. This year, we’ve packed in even more talent. More than 50 artists will showcase a diverse array of art, including painting, sculpture, neon, jewelry, clothing, photography, glass, letterpress and more. And everything’s affordable with nothing priced over $100.

      Beloved elements of past sales return: Groove to DJ dpauly and DJ Stack as they spin records from their booth high above us in the scissor lift. Create our very own masterpiece with the Makery, a mobile art lab that runs on recycled materials and creativity. Sip wine, enjoy beer, feast on yummy appetizers. And support local art–every 20 minutes, lucky winners get their pick of art donated by participating artists. All proceeds go to South Park Arts.

      What’s new this year? Substantial fare from two food trucks: Muy Macho and 314 Pie. Plus Slate Coffee Roasters will keep you going as you discover treasure after unique treasure.

      It’s true. It’s possible to actually enjoy holiday shopping. For proof of all the fun, click on the photo below for an amazing 5-minute time lapse video of last year, courtesy of our friend Jenna Pool. Don’t miss the party of the season!

      2012 Crowd_Jenna

      For more information, visit www.southparkarts.org or follow us on Facebook.

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    24. Earthquake home retrofit class @ Delridge Library
      2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Is your home ready for an earthquake? Come to this class at the Delridge Branch Library on Saturday, December 7th, 2:00 pm-4:30 pm and learn how to retrofit your home using Home Retrofit guidelines. Registration is required.

      This two-hour class provides guidance on what homeowners can do to seismically secure their home (especially homes built prior to 1980) to its foundation. Information on the City’s permit process, techniques, tools needed, plan sets and other resources are provided. Class is designed for those considering doing the job themselves, as well as how to become an educated consumer on what to ask of anyone who may be hired to do the job. Instructors will extend class by 30 minutes for “Tech Talk,” to address more specific how-to questions. Class is free and open to adults. No children please.

      This class is free. To sign up for this workshop, call the Seattle Office of Emergency Management at 206-233-5076 or email snap@seattle.gov.

      For more information about Home Retrofit program in the City of Seattle, see the Home Retrofit section at www.seattle.gov/emergency/prepare/personal/home.htm or call 206-233-5076.

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    25. Sportball Junior classes for kids begin @ Delridge Community Center
      3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Ages 16 Months – 2 Year
      This 45-minute program is a perfect introduction to Sportball. Children and parents participate in our eight core sports including: hockey, soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball, volleyball, golf and football along with creative games, songs, rhymes, stories, bubble time and much more. Although these programs focus more on exploration, children will be introduced to a different sport each week. Parents are encouraged to participate with their child and challenge them according to their skill level.

      Saturdays, 3:45-4:30 pm

      10/5-10/26
      $60

      11/2-11/23
      $60

      12/7-12/28
      $60

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    26. 4th annual Blithe Bazaar @ Center Studio
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Saturday December 7th, 4 pm-8 pm, Center Studio will have a whole studio full of fantastic local artisans known as “Blithe Bazaar”!

      A cozy evening of sips sweets and shopping supporting local artisans and crafters.

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    27. White Center’s Christmas Tree lighting @ Triangle Park
      5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      From the White Center Chamber of Commerce:

      Join us for an evening in White Center to light the annual Christmas tree!

      Tree lighting at 5 pm with music and more at Triangle Park!

      Many more events taking place around the neighborhood, so bundle up, do some shopping, join us for the tree lighting, with plenty of options for dining and music afterwards!

      Shopping:
      Seattle Sample Sale at Village Green Perennial Nursery (10 am-5 pm)
      Blythe Bazaar at Center Studio (4-8 pm)
      Christmas Bazaar at Cafe Rozella (11 am-close)

      Join us for after shopping for a dance party at Company Bar White Center! DJ McLovin will be playing the best of the 70s and 80s.

      The facebook event invite is here:
      https://www.facebook.com/events/681664678540608/

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      White Center’s Christmas Tree lighting @ Triangle Park
    28. Owling, and Touring Lincoln Park at Dark @ Lincoln Park
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Explore nature at Lincoln Park with Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

      Saturday evening, December 7th, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures offers:

      Owling, and Touring Lincoln Park at Dark:

      Listen and look for Lincoln’s Barred Owls and their signs, from the poop and pellets under their perches to feathers that floated the forest floor. Our nature tour of the park at dark will also include any other plant, animal or fungus we find that seems worth a comment or anyone wants to know about. If the clouds clear we’ll include the celestial scenery too!

      Meet at the kiosk at the north parking lot across from Rose St. Call or e-mail to reserve a spot: 206 932-7225 (land) or ecostewart@gmail.com If rain is in the forecast check this website or my outgoing message on my answering machine (206 932-7225) for a possible cancellation due to excessively heavy rain forecast (I won’t cancel for a light sprinkle.)

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    29. The Ellis Brothers Jazz Trio Winter Concert @ Hiawatha Community Center
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Lifelong Recreation in association with the Discovery Shop of West Seattle will present a concert featuring the Ellis Brothers Jazz Trio.

      Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Hiawatha Community Center from 7:00-8:30 pm.

      West Seattle’s Ellis Brothers (Jack, 14, and twins, Luke and Ben, 12) will perform their interpretations of jazz standards and a some holiday favorites. These talented young musicians are not to be missed! Light refreshments will be served by Emeritis (Merrill Gardens at Admiral Heights).

      Tickets are $4.00 in advance or $5.00 at the door.
      For advance tickets, register at any Seattle Parks and Recreation Community Center in person or by phone: 206-935-1262. Course #106086

      Facebook event page here.

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      The Ellis Brothers Jazz Trio Winter Concert @ Hiawatha Community Center
    30. Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      Join TNP this holiday season for Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play. The radio play is based on the holiday movie favorite of the same name and will be presented as a live 1940′s radio broadcast. Miracle on 34th Street tells the timeless story of an old man who calls himself Kris Kringle and is hired as the Macy’s department store Santa. His claim to be the real Santa Claus becomes a court case and a young child’s belief could make all the difference. “Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to.”

      Showing December 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 and December 8 and 15 at 3:00 pm at Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults and can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/509548 or an hour before show times at the venue box office.

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    31. 80s New Wave (with dancing) w/DJ Shane @ Duos Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Every Saturday night now at Duos Lounge:

      80s New Wave (with dancing)
      DJ Shane
      Saturdays
      9:00 pm to 2:00 am
      No Cover

      DJ Shane was the 80s dj at noc noc for the last ten years, and currently dj’s at Q and the Baltic Room on Capitol Hill.

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    32. Casey Brookbush Art Opening Featuring Sound Dialog @ Skylark Café & Club
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Saturday December 7th at 9 pm: Casey Brookbush Art Opening Featuring Sound Dialog at Skylark Café & Club.

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    33. ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at midnight @ Admiral Theater
      11:59 pm – 11:59 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Films

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

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  8. Dec
    8
    Sun
    2013

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

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

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    2. Seattle Jam Wheelchair Basketball Tournament @ West Seattle High School
      8:30 am – 3:30 pm

      This weekend Seattle Adaptive Sports is hosting the Seattle Jam Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at West Seattle High School. Come by and watch these outstanding athletes battle it out against teams up and down the West Coast. This tournament is also an adult division qualifier for the NWBA National Championships. Volunteers are needed!

      Games run 8:30-3:30 Saturday and 8:30-1:30 Sunday.

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    3. Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
      8:45 am – 1:00 pm

      From Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      Join us for Santa Brunches where your child can get their picture with Santa for free! Old Saint Nick will be here with candy canes and HO HO HOs for kids.

      Get your photo with Old Saint Nick December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 24 (First Seating: 8:45 a.m., Last Seating: 1:30 p.m.). Please call for reservations at 206-937-1600. Download the Santa Brunch menu for Alki here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
    5. Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The Best Art Tour in the Northwest!

      The Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour will be held on two weekends, December 7th-8th and 14-15th, from 10 am–4 pm each day. It’s a free, self-guided event. Preview the art, and then follow the numbers designated on the Studio Tour map which is available online at www.VashonIslandArtStudioTour.com, and at most island
      businesses.

      This season marks the 35th anniversary of the Vashon Island Art Studio Tour! 45 studios, shops and galleries (representing over 150 artists!) will open their doors to visitors from far and near! For the artists, the Tour is a self designed opportunity to show and sell their work in a meaningful and sustainable way. Visitors can look forward to exploring an amazing range of excellent art and purchasing directly from the artists while taking in the energy and variety of their workspaces.

      A plethora of techniques, processes and materials will be represented. Antique space age folk art, hand spun yarns and woven textiles, richly decorated terracotta tiles, functional pottery, etched and stained glass, bright glass mosaic sculptures, oil paintings, photographs, beeswax candles, precious gold and silver bells, botanical monotype prints, wooden walking sticks, ferry boats, cutting boards, spoons and tops, and much, much more!

      The hardest part of this Tour is the sweet agony of choosing which studios to visit! Consider making a weekend of it. Vashon Island is replete with good restaurants and B&B’s. More info at www.VashonChamber.com.

      Invite a friend, cross the water and enjoy a day or weekend of art on beautiful Vashon Island. It’s just a short ferry ride from West Seattle (Fauntleroy), Tacoma (Point Defiance), or Kitsap (Southworth),
      www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries.

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    6. Seattle Sampling Tour: Local artists’ studio & gallery
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Visit over 18 local artists this Holiday season at 4 locations in West Seattle as part of the Seattle Sampling Tour. Visit www.seattlesampling.com for a full map of the Studio tour as well as artist gallery.

      Shop Friday Dec 6th (4-9pm), Saturday Dec 7th (10am-5pm) and Sunday Dec 8th (10am-5pm). Shop local and support your artist community!

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    7. West Seattle Farmers’ Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

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      West Seattle Farmers’ Market
    8. ‘Gifted’ 5th Annual Holiday Bazaar @ Feedback Lounge
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Sunday December 8th, 11 am to 6 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor):

      Our fifth year hosting the popular and fun holiday gift bazaar. We turn the entire place into a gift shop – with adult beverages to sip whilst perusing all the incredible arts, crafts and gifts made by local vendors.

      (If you’re a vendor and would like a table and/or space, contact Gia at feedbackloungegia@gmail.com and she’ll hook you up.)

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    9. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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

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

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

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    11. Hobby and Crafts Table @ Tibbets United Methodist Church
      11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      From Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor):

      December 1st and 8th — UMW Hobby Table where we can find just the right gift for that special someone and take home some Christmas goodies. This year it will be after church at 11:30 am — in Adams Hall on the 1st, and in the parlor on the 8th .

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    12. Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play @ Kenyon Hall
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Join TNP this holiday season for Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play. The radio play is based on the holiday movie favorite of the same name and will be presented as a live 1940′s radio broadcast. Miracle on 34th Street tells the timeless story of an old man who calls himself Kris Kringle and is hired as the Macy’s department store Santa. His claim to be the real Santa Claus becomes a court case and a young child’s belief could make all the difference. “Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to.”

      Showing December 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 and December 8 and 15 at 3:00 pm at Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults and can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/509548 or an hour before show times at the venue box office.

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    13. Pale performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Pale performs at C & P Coffee House (WSB sponsor) on Sunday December 8th, 3 pm–5 pm. More info from C & P:

      Pale; a one-person “dark pop/experimental” musician from Chino Hills, California.

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    14. St. Nicholas Faire – Food drive, auction, wine tasting, bake sale @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      WHAT: St. Nicholas Faire
      WHEN: Sunday, December 8th, 2013 4 pm-7 pm
      WHERE: First Lutheran Church of West Seattle – lower level
      WHY: To raise $$$ for the West Seattle Foodbank and Helpline

      HOW MUCH:
      $5 per person w/canned food item or $15 per family w/food donation for each family member;
      if NO FOOD DONATION then $10 per person or $25 per/family

      Every dollar we raise goes directly to the Foodbank and Helpline. All expenses are covered by the members so no money donated is used to defray event costs. We offer appetizers and spiced cider; elegant bake sale items; silent auction with variety of gift baskets – puzzles, games, wine, art and educational activities, gift certificates to events and restaurants, food themed baskets, etc – ring toss game to win wine prizes, and wine tasting. You have fun and you do holiday shopping at the same time all while supporting the Foodbank and Helpline.

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  9. Dec
    9
    Mon
    2013

    1. Seattle Jam Wheelchair Basketball Tournament @ West Seattle High School
      8:30 am – 3:30 pm

      This weekend Seattle Adaptive Sports is hosting the Seattle Jam Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at West Seattle High School. Come by and watch these outstanding athletes battle it out against teams up and down the West Coast. This tournament is also an adult division qualifier for the NWBA National Championships. Volunteers are needed!

      Games run 8:30-3:30 Saturday and 8:30-1:30 Sunday.

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      Seattle Jam Wheelchair Basketball Tournament @ West Seattle High School
    2. Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
      9:30 am – 12:00 pm
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      Categories: Art

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

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    3. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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    4. Daystar Toastmasters @ Daystar Retirement Village
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      Join us Monday, October 28 to experience the safe, supportive and fun atmosphere in which you can grow your communication and leadership skills. Improve your ability to think-on-your-feet, reduce stress, learn to focus, and become more comfortable speaking to groups.

      Meetings are the second and fourth Mondays each month from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 pm.
      Arrive 5 to 10 minutes early for orientation. See
      http://daystarclub.toastmastersclubs.org. Any questions email to:
      tm4u@comcast.net or call Lance at 206-669-6511.

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    5. For Teens: Beats and Eats @ Delridge Community Center
      3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Cook fun healthy teen friendly recipes, then chow down as you learn the basics of DJing and Music production…or just cook and eat while you listen to great music,
      either way, you are welcome! Mondays 3:30-4:30 pm

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    6. Community Conversation: Future Library Services @ Southwest Library
      5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

      The public is invited to discuss current and future Library services with City Librarian Marcellus Turner at a series of “Community Conversations” beginning this fall. Turner will also provide an update on implementation of the Library levy, approved by Seattle voters in August 2012.

      Monday, Dec. 9th
      5:30 pm to 6:45 pm
      Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. S.W.
      (206-684-7455)

      “I’m looking forward to talking with patrons about what the Library can do to serve them better and to share our progress on the levy,” Turner said.

      Turner is particularly interested in hearing from patrons on five Library service priorities: Youth and early learning; technology access; community engagement; Seattle culture and history; and re-imagined spaces.

      Library Board members and Library staff will also be present to hear what the public has to say and to answer questions. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

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    7. Trivia with Tom Hutyler @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game hosted by Tom Hutyler (the Voice of Safeco Field) at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7.

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  10. Dec
    10
    Tue
    2013

    1. Tours and Open House at Sanislo Elementary School
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Coming up at Sanislo Elementary School:

      We welcome prospective families to visit our “great little school with big ideas” in February:

      Tours:
      FEBRUARY 6, 2014 10:00 am–11 am
      FEBRUARY 10, 2014 10:00 am—11 am

      Evening Open House:
      FEBRUARY 10, 2014 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

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    2. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    3. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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    4. Adoption and Foster Care Event @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Families Like Ours is holding an adoption and foster care informational event at Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor) December 10th, 6 pm to 8 pm:

      Want to know more about foster care and adoption?

      When: Tuesday, December 10th from 6 to 8 pm
      Where: Tibbetts United Methodist Church, 3940 41st Ave SW Seattle, WA
      Cost: Free!

      Come see Families Like Ours to get all your questions answered! Learn
      more about:
      –Placement agencies
      –Types of adoption
      –The process
      –The cost of adoption and foster care
      –How to get started

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    5. Free Workshop: Five Steps to Your Right Livelihood @ High Point Library
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      A free workshop December 10th, 6:00–7:30 pm, at the High Point Library:


      What Piece of the Puzzle Are You? Five Steps to Your Right Livelihood! – FREE EVENT

      When: Tuesday, December 10 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
      Where: High Point Branch Seattle Public Library, Seattle

      How much more successful could you be if you were passionate about your work — what you do and who you work with? You would enjoy your work, work harder, naturally attract clients/customers/the right job, more success and more money.

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    6. High Point Neighborhood Association monthly meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      High Point Neighborhood Association trustees monthly meetings:

      These are open meetings. We welcome participation from all residents of High Point and nearby neighbors.

      Our meetings are held at Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW at 6 PM every second Tuesday of the month. The dates for the next year are listed below.

      November 12, 2013
      December 10, 2013
      January 14, 2014
      February 11, 2014
      March 11, 2014
      April 8, 2014
      May 13, 2014
      June 10, 2014
      July 8, 2014

      Thank you.
      Deborah Vandermar
      President, Board of Trustees
      High Point Neighborhood Association

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    7. Storytelling Program monthly meeting @ Chaco Canyon Organic Café
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

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

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

      6:30 pm sign-up for OPEN MIC

      7:00 to 8:30 pm STORYTELLING PRESENTATION

      FEATURED STORYTELLERS & Open Mic Presenters

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

      WE’LL SEE YOU ON TUESDAY!!!

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

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    8. Volunteer night at WestSide Baby
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The holidays and cold months are upon us and so is the need to work our way through lots of donations and orders for kids! In order to keep up with the demand, WestSide Baby is expanding our Tuesday night volunteer shifts by adding more days and more hours! Please join us and help us serve more children in our community!

      For the months of November and December we will be open every Tuesday evening from 6-9pm!! (with the exception of 12/24 and 12/31)

      Please join us for one, two or all of the following dates:

      NOVEMBER
      November 12th
      November 19th
      November 26th

      DECEMBER
      December 3rd
      December 10th
      December 17th

      We look forward to having you join us! Please email shana@westsidebaby.org to let her know you are coming!

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    9. West Seattle Community Debut & Intermediate Orchestras w/special guests The Endolyne Children’s Choir @ Chief Sealth High School Auditorium
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      SAVE THE DATE…Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:30 PM
      …for Musical Adventures in Other Worlds!

      The West Seattle Debut and Intermediate Orchestras with Endolyne Children’s Choirs invite you to share an evening of adventure near and far. Then sing in the holidays with traditional carols and Jingle Bell Rock!

      Christmas in the Kitchen — Haydn’s Toy Symphony
      Siyahamba — Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity
      Rhosymedre — Theme from the Lost World
      Scheherazade — Silent Night
      Jingle Bell Rock — Hark the Herald Angels Sing

      All at Chief Sealth International High School Auditorium
      2600 SW Thistle St, Seattle

      For more information visit http://www.wscorchestras.org/

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      West Seattle Community Debut & Intermediate Orchestras w/special guests The Endolyne Children’s Choir @ Chief Sealth High School Auditorium
    10. Explorer West Middle School’s open house
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      We welcome all interested families to attend our Open House events to learn more about Explorer West Middle School (WSB sponsor) and tour the facility.

      Explorer West Middle School Open House — Tuesday, December 10th, 6:30-8 pm Explorer West welcomes prospective parents and students to drop by to begin an interactive school tour including art and drama demonstrations. Meet faculty and current parents/students as well as try out some classroom activities. The program starts promptly at 6:30 pmin the school gymnasium.

      For additional information, visit the school’s web site: www.explorer-west.org.

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      Explorer West Middle School’s open house
    11. Keller Williams Presents Career Night @ Keller Williams
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Keller Williams Presents Career Night at Keller Williams Seattle Metro West Office – 4452 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116 (parking available at the back of our building). KW Career Night is free and everyone is welcome. Please register at http://kwseattle.eventbrite.com

      Hosting a casual evening full of valuable information available to anyone interested in an esteemed career in Real Estate which you can truly call your own. Satisfy your curiosity and neet others like you who have interest in making real estate a career worth having.

      Conversation Topics Include…
      ~ Where Do I Begin?
      ~ How Do I Get My License?
      ~ Should I Join a Team?
      ~ How Do I Know I Can Be Successful On My Own?
      ~ How Can I Sell Real Estate Part-Time?
      ~ How Can I Make Real Estate A Full-Time Career?

      Coming Soon! More Keller Williams Career Night Events:
      March 12th 6:30 pm
      April 9th 6:30pm
      May 14th 6:30 pm
      June 11th 6:30 pm
      July 9th 6:30 pm
      August 13th 6:30 pm
      September 10th 6:30 pm
      October 8th 6:30 pm
      November 12th 6:30 pm
      December 10th 6:30 pm

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      Keller Williams Presents Career Night @ Keller Williams
    12. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    14. Seattle Metropolitan Glee Club holiday concert & clothing drive @ Alki Masonic Temple
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Seattle Metropolitan Glee Club, based in West Seattle, is holding their annual Holiday Concert for family, friends and the community on Tuesday, December 10th, at 7:00 pm. The concert will be held at the Alki Masonic Temple. Admission is by donation. There will be treats after the concert, and rumor has it that Santa will make an appearance!

      The Glee Club is also collecting gently used or new clothing items (coats, underwear, socks, etc.) for Mary’s Place, a shelter for women and children in need.

      We look forward to spending time celebrating the holiday season with the community!

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      Seattle Metropolitan Glee Club holiday concert & clothing drive @ Alki Masonic Temple
  11. Dec
    11
    Wed
    2013

    1. Affordable Care Act: Enrollment Help @ Delridge Library
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Stop by the Delridge Library on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, 11 am–3 pm.

      Through Dec. 26, The Seattle Public Library, Public Health – Seattle & King County and community-based agencies are working together to help you determine your eligibility for Affordable Care Act programs.

      Trained staff from community agencies will be available to answer questions and assist with enrollment at seven city-wide locations through Dec. 26.

      Please bring your Social Security number and information about your current income.

      This service is free and available to individuals and families. Help is offered on a first come, first served basis. No registration is required.

      For more information about programs offered by the Affordable Care Act, visit www.wahealthplanfinder.org.

      Contact Info Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian

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    2. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    3. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      Please join us…Our club meets 7:00 am every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, and Noon every 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Be’s Restaurant in the Junction, at 4509 California Ave SW. Park in rear lot and enter the rear door.

      Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

      Contact us at 206-938-8032 or warrenlawless@comcast.net

      Visit us on Facebook, Read what’s happening on our Blog, and check out our photo album on Flickr

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      Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
    4. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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    5. Documentary: Water Blues Green Solution @ South Park Community Center
      6:00 pm – 8:15 pm

      From Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition:

      A premiere screening of Water Blues Green Solution
      An Interactive Documentary Project telling stories of communities creating green solutions for our water blues—flooding, pollution, and scarcity.

      Free and open to the public!
      December 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      South Park Community Center -North Social Room

      Refreshments, kid’s activities, information about local “green projects”, and prizes!

      Please RSVP at: http://www.pugetsoundkeeper.org/th_event/seattle-premier-water-blues-green-solutions/ or contact Cari Simson (206) 234-5102 / cari@urbansystemsdesign.com
      To learn more about Water Blues Green Solutions please visit their interactive web page: http://h2oblues.org/

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  12. Dec
    12
    Thu
    2013

    1. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    2. West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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      West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    3. Northwest Wine Academy wine tasting @ South Seattle Community College
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Enjoy a wine tasting at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor):

      Join us every Thursday and Friday from 1:00-4:00 pm during the Fall Quarter as we taste our student produced wines along with select samplings of our Alumni wines and wines from all over the world!

      As always tastings are complimentary and open to the public. The Northwest Wine Academy is located in the Wine and Welding Building on the main campus of South Seattle Community College. (maps and directions here)

      Can’t make it to one of our tastings? Our shop is open Monday-Friday from 11:00 am-5:00 pm. Stop on by and see what is on offer!

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      Northwest Wine Academy wine tasting @ South Seattle Community College
    4. ESL Talk time @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Come to the High Point Library and join a free English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation group to practice speaking English. This program is for beginning to advanced level learners. Participants will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.

      Please note: No class on Thursday, Nov. 28.

      Library events and programs are free and all English language learners are welcome. Registration is not required.

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    5. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      Homework help @ High Point Library
    6. Beer tasting and book-signing event @ Beer Junction
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      “Brewtal Truth” book signing & Ninkasi Brewery tasting
      Thursday, December 12 from 5 to 8 pm
      at Beer Junction, 4511 California Ave SW, Seattle (206-938-2337)

      Meet the author, mingle with other craft-beer lovers, and taste some unusual beers from Ninkasi Brewing – 5 tastes for $4.

      About “The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers”:
      Published by Lyons / Globe Pequot Press, “The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers” describes and rates more than 100 unusual beers from around the world and draws parallels to the music scene, with profiles on craft-beer-loving metal musicians and extreme craft beer brewers.

      About author Adem Tepedelen:
      An expert on craft beer, West Seattle’s Adem Tepedelen is a winner of the prestigious Michael Jackson Beer Journalism award, which celebrates excellence in reporting on American craft beer. Tepedelen is the Brewtal Truth beer columnist for Decibel Magazine and a regular contributor to other publications across North America, including Fine Cooking, Imbibe and Northwest Palate. Also a highly respected music writer, he was editor of The Rocket during the height of the grunge movement and has since written for dozens of other magazines and websites including Mojo, Rolling Stone, Revolver, Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles and Warp.

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    7. Dignity Memorial: Honoring Joshua Thomas Waleryszak @ Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Joshua Thomas Waleryszak, organ donor, is being honored by Dignity Memorial with a floragraph, which will be presented on the Donate Life float entry in the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena, California.

      You are invited to join us to hear Joshua’s story and celebrate his gift as the Waleryszak family gathers to complete the final touches to his floragraph before it is returned to Pasadena.

      WHEN: Thursday, December 12, 2013
      TIME 5–7 pm
      WHERE: Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery

      Please RSVP to Hank Kerns at 206-932-0050 or email Hank.Kerns@DignityMemorial.com

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    8. Hammon Esvelt Jazz Quartet performs @ Salty’s on Alki
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor) presents live jazz music featuring Hammon Esvelt Jazz Quartet .

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

      When: Thursday December 12th, 5:30–8:30 pm.

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    9. Denny Middle School’s Barnes & Noble Bookfair
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Barnes & Noble Book Fair supporting Denny Middle School happens Thursday, Dec. 12th from 6-8 pm at the Westwood Village Barnes and Noble. That night is our kick off, events include a scavenger hunt for students, student art displayed in the café, Denny orchestra ensemble playing music from 6:30-7:00 pm and open mic poetry, story reading in the café from 7-8 pm. If you tell the clerk at check out, a portion of sales will go to Denny. Great way to get some holiday shopping done and support our school!

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      Denny Middle School’s Barnes & Noble Bookfair
    10. Haberdashery For The Holidays Fashion Event @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Thursday, December 12th, 2013 from 6–9 pm at Twilight Gallery and Boutique:

      Twilight Gallery along with Cocktails and Couture present:
      Haberdashery for the Holidays, an evening of festivities, fun and fashion! 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

      Celebrate the holiday season with this preview and trunk show of the innovative designs of Jonquil & Mr. Black and Lovewell Couture, created by local designers Jordan Christianson and Brenda Bryan.

      Brenda Bryan combines her love of art, vintage clothing and design into her hat making and brings a vintage feel with a modern aesthetic to her work. Brenda loves designing with and for other designers as well as custom projects for editorials, fashion shows, entertainers and the stylish individual. Her current collection is available and made to order. www.lovewellcouture.com

      Jordan Christianson is a Seattle native and active member of it’s vibrant arts and design community, Jordan has spent many moons as couturier, stylist, costume and graphic designer, muralist, and doll maker. His accessories line, Jonquil & Mr Black, launched to much critical success and his work has been featured in GRAY Magazine, The Stranger, IFC’s Emmy Award-winning Portlandia, a wide variety of performers and productions, and Jordan is the current Readers’ Choice of Seattle Magazine’s Seamless in Seattle design competition. www.jonquilandblack.com

      Come join our holiday party and fashion show to find your holiday gifts by these local designers and our special guest jeweler Amy Clem of Dirty Pretty!

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      Haberdashery For The Holidays Fashion Event @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
    11. Holiday party & clean water benefit @ Brunette Mix
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      From Brunette Mix (WSB sponsor):

      On December 12th from 6-9 pm we will be having a holiday party benefitting clean water for kids. It is specifically for LifeStraw, a very cool straw the cleans water before drinking, a very important thing to the kids in Kenya that will get them!

      Food, drinks and SWAG bags (while supplies last) are part of the fun. We will also have chair massage and makeup applications. We really hope to see you there!

      Why not have a little fun and give back!

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      Holiday party & clean water benefit @ Brunette Mix
    12. West Seattle Art Walk
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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

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  13. Dec
    13
    Fri
    2013

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

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

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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    3. Northwest Wine Academy wine tasting @ South Seattle Community College
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Enjoy a wine tasting at South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor):

      Join us every Thursday and Friday from 1:00-4:00 pm during the Fall Quarter as we taste our student produced wines along with select samplings of our Alumni wines and wines from all over the world!

      As always tastings are complimentary and open to the public. The Northwest Wine Academy is located in the Wine and Welding Building on the main campus of South Seattle Community College. (maps and directions here)

      Can’t make it to one of our tastings? Our shop is open Monday-Friday from 11:00 am-5:00 pm. Stop on by and see what is on offer!

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    4. 2013 Hour of Code @ Southwest Library
      3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Friday December 13th, 3-4 pm at the Southwest Branch Library:

      Thought about designing your own game or program? Want to learn about computers and technology? Come and learn some introductory skills at the 2013 Hour of Code. For ages 5+.

      Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial with video lectures including Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plants vs. Zombies. You’ll discover repeat-loops, conditionals and basic algorithms, and the tutorials are available in 20 languages.

      What’s Hour of Code?
      It’s a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code” and show that anyone can learn the basics to be a maker, a creator and an innovator.

      Today, we’re surrounded by technology. Many people have their own tablets and phones — and yet, few are learning how computers actually work. Simple computer science activities can help nurture creativity and problem solving skills. By getting a feel for computational thinking early, students will have a foundation for success in any future career path.

      Computer science provides a foundation for virtually any career — everybody can benefit from learning the basics.

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

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    5. Gift wrapping and caroling to benefit SW Food Bank @ Emeritus at West Seattle
      5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Emeritus at West Seattle (WSB sponsor) is teaming up with Girl Scout troop 43769 to support the West Seattle food bank!

      We will be hosting gift wrapping and caroling on Friday December 13th from 5–6:30 pm..

      All proceeds benefit the West Seattle food bank, suggested donation of $1.00 per package or a non perishable food item per package.

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    6. Madeline Ostrander & Colin Bradford perform @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Madeline Ostrander & Colin Bradford perform at C & P Coffee House (WSB sponsor) on Friday December 13th, 7 pm–9 pm. More info from C & P:

      Madeline Ostrander; I am an accordionist and pianist based in West Seattle. olk with influences like Tori Amos and Dar Williams and a bit of gypsy jazz. https://app.box.com/s/5z0p5msiy1n8x2xnoy3x. Colin is a classically trained guitarist. He played in a number of alternative and punk bands before releasing his new album, “Colin Bradford Sings Colin Bradford,” featuring songs he has been performing at venues around the city, including the Crocodile and the White Rabbit. Colin’s music is Americana with a mix of indie rock. http://colinbradford.bandcamp.com/

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    7. Bells of the Sound: “Making Spirits Bright” @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
      7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      Dashing through the snow while bells on bobtail ring — this holiday
      season finds Bells of the Sound “Making Spirits Bright”! Join the Puget Sound’s premier handbell ensemble as they present a program of traditional and modern holiday classics like Blue Christmas, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, The Holly and the Ivy, and Jingle Bells.

      Friday, December 13, 2013 at 7:30 pm
      Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor)
      3940 41st Avenue SW
      Seattle, WA

      A suggested donation of $10/adults and $8/youth & seniors will be collected at the door. Children under 8 are free.

      For more information, please visit www.bellsofthesound.org, email info@bellsofthesound.org or call (206) 931-7669.

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    8. Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      Join TNP this holiday season for Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play. The radio play is based on the holiday movie favorite of the same name and will be presented as a live 1940′s radio broadcast. Miracle on 34th Street tells the timeless story of an old man who calls himself Kris Kringle and is hired as the Macy’s department store Santa. His claim to be the real Santa Claus becomes a court case and a young child’s belief could make all the difference. “Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to.”

      Showing December 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 and December 8 and 15 at 3:00 pm at Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults and can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/509548 or an hour before show times at the venue box office.

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  14. Dec
    14
    Sat
    2013

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

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

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    2. Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
      8:45 am – 1:00 pm

      From Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      Join us for Santa Brunches where your child can get their picture with Santa for free! Old Saint Nick will be here with candy canes and HO HO HOs for kids.

      Get your photo with Old Saint Nick December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 24 (First Seating: 8:45 a.m., Last Seating: 1:30 p.m.). Please call for reservations at 206-937-1600. Download the Santa Brunch menu for Alki here.

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    3. C & P Coffee’s Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      C & P Cofeee Company (WSB sponsor) is hosting a Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair on Sunday, December 14th, 9 am–3 pm. This will be a one day, free event featuring unique, local arts and crafts for sale at the coffee shop. Jewelry, toys, clothing, prints, paintings, furniture, and more. If you have any questions or you are interested in selling your work, please contact Cameron at: candpco@candpcoffee.com

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    4. Holiday Crafts Fair @ Diva Espresso
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Saturday December 14th, stop in at Diva Espresso’s holiday craft fair from 9 am to 3 pm!

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    5. Pickleball tournament @ Delridge Community Center
      9:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Delridge Community Center (WSB sponsor) will host an all-comers pickleball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 14 and Sunday, Dec. 15 from 9 am to 5 pm.

      The tournament is played with a mixed-doubles format, and matches are played with the best two of three games to 11 points. There is a two-match guarantee. Recreational and competitive-level players will compete in age groups. Ages range from 21 to above 90. The cost is $15 per team. Individuals looking for a pickleball partner may also register.

      Pickleball paddles will be provided if you do not bring your own. All participants will receive a medal. Winning teams will receive a trophy and bragging rights.

      Pickleball has elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis. It is played on a badminton court, with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center, with a perforated plastic baseball (similar to a whiffle ball) and wood or composite paddles. Although easy for beginners to learn, pickleball can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game.

      For more information or to register for the tournament, contact Antoinette Daniel at 206-684-7092 or antoinette.daniel@seattle.gov.

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    6. Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The Best Art Tour in the Northwest!

      The Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour will be held on two weekends, December 7th-8th and 14-15th, from 10 am–4 pm each day. It’s a free, self-guided event. Preview the art, and then follow the numbers designated on the Studio Tour map which is available online at www.VashonIslandArtStudioTour.com, and at most island
      businesses.

      This season marks the 35th anniversary of the Vashon Island Art Studio Tour! 45 studios, shops and galleries (representing over 150 artists!) will open their doors to visitors from far and near! For the artists, the Tour is a self designed opportunity to show and sell their work in a meaningful and sustainable way. Visitors can look forward to exploring an amazing range of excellent art and purchasing directly from the artists while taking in the energy and variety of their workspaces.

      A plethora of techniques, processes and materials will be represented. Antique space age folk art, hand spun yarns and woven textiles, richly decorated terracotta tiles, functional pottery, etched and stained glass, bright glass mosaic sculptures, oil paintings, photographs, beeswax candles, precious gold and silver bells, botanical monotype prints, wooden walking sticks, ferry boats, cutting boards, spoons and tops, and much, much more!

      The hardest part of this Tour is the sweet agony of choosing which studios to visit! Consider making a weekend of it. Vashon Island is replete with good restaurants and B&B’s. More info at www.VashonChamber.com.

      Invite a friend, cross the water and enjoy a day or weekend of art on beautiful Vashon Island. It’s just a short ferry ride from West Seattle (Fauntleroy), Tacoma (Point Defiance), or Kitsap (Southworth),
      www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries.

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    7. Affordable Care Act: Enrollment Help @ High Point Library
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Stop by the High Point Library:

      Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, 11 am–3 pm
      Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, 11 am–3 pm
      Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, 11 am–3 pm

      Through Dec. 26, The Seattle Public Library, Public Health – Seattle & King County and community-based agencies are working together to help you determine your eligibility for Affordable Care Act programs.

      Trained staff from community agencies will be available to answer questions and assist with enrollment at seven city-wide locations through Dec. 26.

      Please bring your Social Security number and information about your current income.

      This service is free and available to individuals and families. Help is offered on a first come, first served basis. No registration is required.

      For more information about programs offered by the Affordable Care Act, visit www.wahealthplanfinder.org.

      Contact Info Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian

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    8. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    9. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    11. Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    12. Nepenthe’s Holiday Bazaar
      1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Nepenthe Massage is excited to host a unique holiday bazaar. December 14th, 1-9 pm.

      Hot beverages, art, handmade jewelry, photography, holiday cards and items, chair massage, upcycled clothing, organic teas, lotions and soaps, baked goods, gift certificates…

      6010 & 6016-A California Ave SW * Seattle, WA 98136
      Just two lights north of Thriftway, next to the Psychic Barber and across Limber yoga

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    13. ‘Little Women’ Special Event Tea & Performance @ Artswest Playhouse & Gallery
      2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Two matinee performances of Little Women: The Musical at ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery have a special event tea at 2 pm, with the play beginning at 3 pm, Saturday December 14th and 21st.


      Little Women: The Musical – Nov 29 – Dec 29, 2013
      Book by Allan Knee
      Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
      Music by Jason Howland
      Directed by Mathew Wright
      Musical Direction by Josh Zimmerman

      Based on Louisa May Alcott’s enduring classic, Little Women follows the beloved stories of the March sisters as they come of age in Civil War America. This timeless captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting love.

      Special Event Tea – Saturday Dec. 14th or 21st
      - 2pm tea/3pm show.

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    14. Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play @ Kenyon Hall
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      Join TNP this holiday season for Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play. The radio play is based on the holiday movie favorite of the same name and will be presented as a live 1940′s radio broadcast. Miracle on 34th Street tells the timeless story of an old man who calls himself Kris Kringle and is hired as the Macy’s department store Santa. His claim to be the real Santa Claus becomes a court case and a young child’s belief could make all the difference. “Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to.”

      Showing December 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 and December 8 and 15 at 3:00 pm at Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults and can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/509548 or an hour before show times at the venue box office.

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    15. 80s New Wave (with dancing) w/DJ Shane @ Duos Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Every Saturday night now at Duos Lounge:

      80s New Wave (with dancing)
      DJ Shane
      Saturdays
      9:00 pm to 2:00 am
      No Cover

      DJ Shane was the 80s dj at noc noc for the last ten years, and currently dj’s at Q and the Baltic Room on Capitol Hill.

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    16. Andrew and Gina holiday show @ Shadowland
      10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      It’s the Andrew and Gina Holiday show at Shadowland, 10 pm Saturday December 14th!

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  15. Dec
    15
    Sun
    2013

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

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

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    2. Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
      8:45 am – 1:00 pm

      From Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      Join us for Santa Brunches where your child can get their picture with Santa for free! Old Saint Nick will be here with candy canes and HO HO HOs for kids.

      Get your photo with Old Saint Nick December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 24 (First Seating: 8:45 a.m., Last Seating: 1:30 p.m.). Please call for reservations at 206-937-1600. Download the Santa Brunch menu for Alki here.

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      Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
    3. Feedback Lounge: open early for Seahawks game!
      9:00 am – 9:00 am
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      Categories: Sports

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be open early Sunday morning December 15th at 9:00 am to welcome Seahawks fans to watch the game (with breakfast specials available):

      Hey football people we are opening early on this Sunday morning, just for you, bright and early at 9:00 am, so you can see the coin toss and kickoff, and get settled in to watch the BIG GAME! Yes, we knew you’d be excited! We’ll serve you up some BISQUITS & GRAVY and yummy cocktails, just what the coach ordered to get your 12th Man pom poms a-shakin’ for the team!

      Um, and don’t forget to bring those pom poms! Cool!

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    4. Pickleball tournament @ Delridge Community Center
      9:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Delridge Community Center (WSB sponsor) will host an all-comers pickleball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 14 and Sunday, Dec. 15 from 9 am to 5 pm.

      The tournament is played with a mixed-doubles format, and matches are played with the best two of three games to 11 points. There is a two-match guarantee. Recreational and competitive-level players will compete in age groups. Ages range from 21 to above 90. The cost is $15 per team. Individuals looking for a pickleball partner may also register.

      Pickleball paddles will be provided if you do not bring your own. All participants will receive a medal. Winning teams will receive a trophy and bragging rights.

      Pickleball has elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis. It is played on a badminton court, with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center, with a perforated plastic baseball (similar to a whiffle ball) and wood or composite paddles. Although easy for beginners to learn, pickleball can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game.

      For more information or to register for the tournament, contact Antoinette Daniel at 206-684-7092 or antoinette.daniel@seattle.gov.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    6. Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      The Best Art Tour in the Northwest!

      The Holiday 2013 Vashon Island Art Studio Tour will be held on two weekends, December 7th-8th and 14-15th, from 10 am–4 pm each day. It’s a free, self-guided event. Preview the art, and then follow the numbers designated on the Studio Tour map which is available online at www.VashonIslandArtStudioTour.com, and at most island
      businesses.

      This season marks the 35th anniversary of the Vashon Island Art Studio Tour! 45 studios, shops and galleries (representing over 150 artists!) will open their doors to visitors from far and near! For the artists, the Tour is a self designed opportunity to show and sell their work in a meaningful and sustainable way. Visitors can look forward to exploring an amazing range of excellent art and purchasing directly from the artists while taking in the energy and variety of their workspaces.

      A plethora of techniques, processes and materials will be represented. Antique space age folk art, hand spun yarns and woven textiles, richly decorated terracotta tiles, functional pottery, etched and stained glass, bright glass mosaic sculptures, oil paintings, photographs, beeswax candles, precious gold and silver bells, botanical monotype prints, wooden walking sticks, ferry boats, cutting boards, spoons and tops, and much, much more!

      The hardest part of this Tour is the sweet agony of choosing which studios to visit! Consider making a weekend of it. Vashon Island is replete with good restaurants and B&B’s. More info at www.VashonChamber.com.

      Invite a friend, cross the water and enjoy a day or weekend of art on beautiful Vashon Island. It’s just a short ferry ride from West Seattle (Fauntleroy), Tacoma (Point Defiance), or Kitsap (Southworth),
      www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries.

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    7. Sunday School Holiday Pageant @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      At Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor):

      On December 15th, we will be having our Sunday School Pageant during worship service at 10 am.

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    8. West Seattle Farmers’ Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

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    9. Caroling in the Junction to raise money for food banks
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Hi Friends and Neighbors,

      I belong to the SSCC Community Choir and this coming Sunday, 12/15, We 3 Carolers joined by members of the Choir will be singing in the WS Junction to raise money for the West Seattle and White Center Food Banks. We will be caroling on the corner in front of Key Bank from 11:30 am until 3 pm. So please stop by, give generously, and if the holiday spirit moves you, sing along with us. See you there!

      Here’s a video from We 3 Carolers to get you into the mood.
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdjFkgvqcUw

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      Caroling in the Junction to raise money for food banks
    10. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    11. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    12. Feldenkrais class series begins @ The Center for Movement and Healing
      11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Feldenkrais – Awareness Through Movement classes
      at The Center For Movement and Healing
      Sundays 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

      Learn how to heal yourself and leave the fix-it mentality in your past. These gentle lessons teach you how to cultivate your own awareness of how you move and inspire your creativity for learning new ways of moving that are more natural and freeing. The class will leave you feeling more relaxed and embodied, with practical applications to your everyday life.

      Erik LaSeur has been practicing and teaching movement and healing arts for nearly 30 years.

      Sundays class is at The Center for Movement and Healing
      7901 35th Ave. SW, Seattle (above Swedish Automotive)
      $20 drop-in; $79/5 classes
      wear comfortable clothes.

      http://www.centermoveheal.com/2013/04/01/sundays-at-noon-awareness-through-movement-feldenkrais-classes-with-erik-laseur/

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      Feldenkrais class series begins @ The Center for Movement and Healing
    13. Fine Art Photography & Painting Studio Sale @ Gregor Jamroski Studio
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Fine Art Photography & Painting Studio Sale

      A select number of photographs including darkroom prints of various sizes, gyclee prints, original Polaroids and a limited number of encaustic paintings.

      Stop by for a visit to chat and enjoy a cup of Sencha Sakura green tea or bring along your favorite drink. Bring a friend or come by yourself – it will be great to talk !

      Sunday December 15th, Noon – 5 pm
      10823 36th Ave SW
      Seattle, WA 98146

      The work may be previewed here:

      http://jamroskiphoto.info

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      Fine Art Photography & Painting Studio Sale @ Gregor Jamroski Studio
    14. Kenyon St Right-Of-Way Beautification work party
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      A small informal group called the Highland Park Neighbors have just received a Small Sparks grant for the “Kenyon St Right-Of-Way Beautification Project.” The $1000 grant from the City of Seattle/Department of Neighborhoods will be used to purchase plants for the space which has been an on-going restoration project for just under two years. The sloped area which is used locally by students and bus riders willing to climb/descend the steep “social trail” is partially planted and mostly mulched. Most of the grant will go towards purchasing native bare-root plant stock to be planted in the spring.

      The first official work party will be this Sunday between 12 pm and 3 pm – the Kenyon St. right-of-way is located between 14th Ave SW and 15th Ave SW. There are 10 yards of mulch to move via 5 gallon buckets. If you would like to join the fun, please bring some gloves.

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      Kenyon St Right-Of-Way Beautification work party
    15. Free picture w/Santa Claus, and food drive for WS Food Bank @ Dakota Place
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Santa Claus is coming to West Seattle! Sunday December 15th!

      Santa will be on hand to hear Christmas wishes and to pose for pictures with kids of all ages from 1-4 pm.

      My Seattle Realty is sponsoring the event and donating one digital picture free, accessed online. Additional pictures – digital or hardcopy – may be purchased from the local West Seattle photographer Gail Ann.

      As the need is so great this year, Elena Neely and Lilli Ann Carey of My Seattle Realty request that you bring 2 cans of food or a check to support the West Seattle Food Bank.

      Reservations are required – Just send your preference of times- 1-2, 2-3 or 3-4 pm to office@myseattlerealty.com. They will confirm back to you the time and a list of most needed items for the Food Bank! Dakota Place is the beautiful small brick building located at 4304 SW Dakota Place. (California Ave SW and SW Dakota St)

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      Free picture w/Santa Claus, and food drive for WS Food Bank @ Dakota Place
    16. Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play @ Kenyon Hall
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      Join TNP this holiday season for Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play. The radio play is based on the holiday movie favorite of the same name and will be presented as a live 1940′s radio broadcast. Miracle on 34th Street tells the timeless story of an old man who calls himself Kris Kringle and is hired as the Macy’s department store Santa. His claim to be the real Santa Claus becomes a court case and a young child’s belief could make all the difference. “Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to.”

      Showing December 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 and December 8 and 15 at 3:00 pm at Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW. Tickets are $12 for students and seniors and $15 for adults and can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/509548 or an hour before show times at the venue box office.

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      Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Radio Play @ Kenyon Hall
    17. Cartooning Santa @ Luna Park Café
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Who: Luna Park Cafe
      Where: 2918 SW Avalon Way
      When: Sunday, December 15th from 5 to 8pm
      What: Cartooning Santa will be there to draw free cartoons for the kids.
      Drink Specials of Eggnog and Candy Cane lattes or shakes and Caramel Hot Apple Cider
      And for the big kids (over 21), seasonal beers and hard ciders.

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    18. Carmina Angelorum Concert @ Holy Rosary Church
      7:30 pm – 8:45 pm

      An evening concert of elegant music celebrating winter and the holiday season, featuring harpist Juliet Stratton and the young women of Prime Voci and Cantamus. Works by Benjamin Britten, John Rutter, Bernard Hughes, Paul Carey, R. Murray Shafer, and Bob Chilcott to be performed. Please come and enjoy!

      Sponsored by the Seattle Girls’ Choir.

      Tickets: $12, $8/Senior & Students
      Buy Tickets at the door or at BrownPaperTickets.com:
      http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/476779

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  16. Dec
    16
    Mon
    2013

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

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

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    2. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    3. Homework help @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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    4. For Teens: Beats and Eats @ Delridge Community Center
      3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Cook fun healthy teen friendly recipes, then chow down as you learn the basics of DJing and Music production…or just cook and eat while you listen to great music,
      either way, you are welcome! Mondays 3:30-4:30 pm

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    5. Monday Night Football on the big screen @ Feedback Lounge
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Sports

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

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

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    6. Get Fit West Seattle 2014 meeting @ West Seattle Runner
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      We are back at it! After just successfully coaching about 15 runners and walkers off the couch across the finish line of the Amica Seattle Marathon, we are ready for more. Starting on January 5th, we will invite another group to get off the couch and begin training for the Seattle Rock N Roll Marathon in June. Participants will receive a training plan that is guaranteed to get them to the goal. Additionally, we will host clinics on nutrition, proper training and footwear and injury prevention. Along the way, walkers and runners can expect support, camaraderie and a wealth of knowledge. All of this at NO COST!! We are hosting an informational meeting on Monday December 16th at 6:30 pm.

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    7. Trivia with Tom Hutyler @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game hosted by Tom Hutyler (the Voice of Safeco Field) at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7.

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  17. Dec
    17
    Tue
    2013

    1. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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    2. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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      Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    3. Opening Celebration of Cottage Grove Commons
      2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      You are invited to the Opening Celebration of Cottage Grove Commons

      Tuesday, December 17th
      2:30pm – 4:00pm
      Enjoy self-guided tours, light refreshments, and a 3:00 pm Welcome Ceremony

      4:30pm – 7:00pm
      A community open house to provide neighbors the opportunity to see the building and meet the staff

      5444 Delridge Way SW
      Seattle, WA 98106
      Street parking is limited!
      Public Transportation is Encouraged

      Cottage Grove Commons will provide 66 studio apartments with 24-hour on-site staff support for men and women who have been chronically homeless, disabled, and highly
      vulnerable.

      Learn more about Cottage Grove Commons.

      Since 1979, DESC has worked to end homelessness of vulnerable men and women, particularly those with serious mental and addictive illnesses.At DESC, uncommon efforts produce uncommon results that eliminate homelessness, one person at a time.

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    4. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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    5. Volunteer night at WestSide Baby
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The holidays and cold months are upon us and so is the need to work our way through lots of donations and orders for kids! In order to keep up with the demand, WestSide Baby is expanding our Tuesday night volunteer shifts by adding more days and more hours! Please join us and help us serve more children in our community!

      For the months of November and December we will be open every Tuesday evening from 6-9pm!! (with the exception of 12/24 and 12/31)

      Please join us for one, two or all of the following dates:

      NOVEMBER
      November 12th
      November 19th
      November 26th

      DECEMBER
      December 3rd
      December 10th
      December 17th

      We look forward to having you join us! Please email shana@westsidebaby.org to let her know you are coming!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  18. Dec
    18
    Wed
    2013

    1. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      7:00 am – 8:15 am

      Please join us…Our club meets 7:00 am every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, and Noon every 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Be’s Restaurant in the Junction, at 4509 California Ave SW. Park in rear lot and enter the rear door.

      Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

      Contact us at 206-938-8032 or warrenlawless@comcast.net

      Visit us on Facebook, Read what’s happening on our Blog, and check out our photo album on Flickr

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    2. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    3. Entrepreneur & Coworking Meetup @ West Seattle Office Junction
      12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

      December 18th, 12-1:15 pm
      “Entrepreneur & Coworking Meetup” at West Seattle Office Junction

      The Office Junction, West Seattle’s first Coworking Space at 5230 B California Ave SW organizes meetings for independent workers, telecommuters and entrepreneurs to share and talk about business ideas, projects, get feedback, build community and make new friends and business partners. Join us for our meetup from 12 pm to 1:15 pm. Stay afterwards to get your work done and follow up on all the information and ideas you got from the meetup.
      http://www.wsofficejunction.com/meetup.html

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    4. Brain Injury Support Group @ Uptown Espresso
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Hello Everyone-

      We are the BIAWA (Brain Injury Assn. of Wa). The BIAWA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit that assists with those acquiring brain injury.

      Support Group Established site: Uptown Espresso, 4301 SW Edmunds St,
      Seattle, WA 98116 (California/Edmunds-next door 7-11 Store.

      Support Group meets 3rd Wed/monthly, 1-3 pm
      Park in lot or on street. Close to W Seattle Junction Transit Center.

      We hope you or someone you know, may attend. You may email to joelvl62062@yahoo.com
      or website: www.braininjurywa.org for additional information. Our Resource Line, M-F 9-5 pm, Call us, 1-877-824-1766.

      “There’s hope for the silent epidemic.”

      Thank you,

      Joel
      Support Group Facilitator

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    5. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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    6. Santa photos at Pegasus Pizza
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      On Wednesday December 18, Pegasus will have Santa landing at the restaurant from 6-9. Customers can receive a free picture with Santa with any purchase of $20 or more!

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      Santa photos at Pegasus Pizza
    7. 34th District Republicans meeting @ Round Table Pizza
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm, at the Round Table Pizza (15730 1st Ave South, Burien, WA 98148).

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  19. Dec
    19
    Thu
    2013

    1. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    2. West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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    3. Avalon Center open house @ Avalon Center
      4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Avalon Center invites you to their open house:

      Intro to coping skills (dialectical behavior therapy, DBT)
      Learn about our coping skills group and meet the team at Avalon!
      December 19th at 4 pm and 6:30 pm

      Avalon-Center.com
      Drug, Alcohol and Mental Health Counseling
      Washington State DBHR Certified Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Services

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    4. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      Homework help @ High Point Library
    5. Fixers Collective & ‘Ask an Expert’ @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Combining the best of both worlds, Ask an Expert & DIY Skill Share will now be joining the West Seattle Fixers Collective on the 3rd Thursday of every month!

      Thursday, April 18th, 6:00-9:00 pm at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

      In the broadest sense, a Fixers’ Collective is a group of folks who love to fix and mend things, which could be any old thing from broken blenders to ripped sweaters to antique dentist drills. Take it apart, put it back together, figure out how it works, refuse to throw it away, and get to know others who do the same! What the collective works on depends entirely on who shows up but you can be rest assured that there will be plenty of creativity involved. Adding to this fun, The Tool Library also brings together some experienced DIY coaches who are willing to answer any questions that you may have on your current projects, future plans, or anything else you liked to discuss. Our coaches have expertise in a variety of areas, including solar power, water harvesting, green architecture & building, permaculture, and urban gardening.

      These open and informal community meetups offer an opportunity to bounce project ideas off fellow DIYers and maybe receive some advice in the process, if you like. It’s also a great time to show off what you’ve been working on.From small little blenders to entire home renovations, these meetups offer you a chance to explore all of sorts of DIY fixes!

      Ask an Expert brings together our community and hosts some experienced DIY (do-it-yourself) coaches who are willing to answer any questions that you may have on your current projects, future plans, or anything else you like to discuss.

      Each month the Tool Library brings together our community’s experts to provide advice on your home and garden ideas. From light-hearted transformations (like early blooming flowers) to heavy-hitting ones like rainwater catchment, building an addition, or becoming an urban farmer and everything in-between, our experts will give you the power to understand and tackle your challenge.

      Bring your inspiration, inquiring minds, and projects. They’ll bring the experts and the pizza!

      p.s. Tell your friends! You do not have to be a West Seattle resident to participate in this event or borrow tools from the West Seattle Tool Library!

      Visit the Tool Library Facebook page.

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      Fixers Collective & ‘Ask an Expert’ @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    6. Missionary Position “Live at the Feedback Lounge” DVD premiere @ Feedback Lounge
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Thursday December 19th, 7 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) – enjoy the premiere of Missionary Position’s “Live at the Feedback Lounge” DVD!

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      Missionary Position “Live at the Feedback Lounge” DVD premiere @ Feedback Lounge
    7. Southwest Teen Life Center Advisory Council’s monthly meeting @ Southwest Teen Life Center
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Southwest Teen Life Center Advisory Council’s monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 pm in the Computer room, lower level, of the Southwest Teen Life Center. The address is 2801 SW Thistle
      Seattle WA 98126.


      The public is encouraged to attend. It is a great chance for everyone to offer their ideas and energy on how we can best serve the community. The Advisory Council supports the SWTLC efforts by sponsoring classes and community events such as the recent Halloween Carnival, summer car show, holiday egg hunts, etc.”

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      Southwest Teen Life Center Advisory Council’s monthly meeting @ Southwest Teen Life Center
  20. Dec
    20
    Fri
    2013

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

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

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
      9:30 am – 11:15 am

      West Side MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) is in its 25th year. The group, comprised of mothers of children ages birth to five years, enjoys hearing from a Mentor Mom or local guest speakers on issues that matter to mothers, and they engage in a couple of service projects throughout the year. This year’s theme, “Plunge! Love as if your life depended on it,” encourages relationships and hope for mothers and the community that surrounds them.

      The group meets the first and third Fridays of the month from 9:30-11:15. Contact information: westsidemops@yahoo.com or visit our website at: http://mops.wspc.org/

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      West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
    3. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    4. Teen Space presents: Duct Tape Mania @ Southwest Library
      2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      Duct tape: maybe you’re new to it, or maybe it’s an old friend — either way, this program is for you! We supply the tape and instructions, and you supply the creativity. For ages 12-18.

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

      We’ll have snacks (a must), music and board games. Plus, each month there will be a fun activity. We’re sure you’ll help us keep it interesting. Teen Space = a time for you to be creative and have fun, all for free.

      Monday, December 20, 2013, 2:30–4:30 pm.

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

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      Teen Space presents: Duct Tape Mania @ Southwest Library
    5. Full Moon Trek in Lincoln Park
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Friday, December 20, 2013, 7–9 pm
      For ages 8 and older

      Experience Lincoln Park from a different perspective. Full Moon Treks are guided hikes that illustrate what makes the park special after dark. Venture into the moonlit park and explore the world like a nocturnal animal. Please come prepared with warm clothes, and please meet in the parking lot on Fauntleroy, north of the beach parking lot. Designed for adults and families with children 8 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

      Register for #108474 at www.seattle.gov/parks. $5 per person.

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      Full Moon Trek in Lincoln Park
    6. Northwest Boychoir “A Festival of Lessons & Carols” concert @ Holy Rosary Church
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      The Northwest Boychoir celebrates its 35-year tradition with the presentation of its 2013 “A Festival of Lessons & Carols” concert showcasing the 90-member combined chorus of the Northwest Boychoir and Vocalpoint! Seattle.

      Friday December 20th, 7:30 pm
      Holy Rosary Church
      4210 SW Genesee Street, Seattle
      Reserved seating
      Tickets: $10-$25
      206-524-3234 or www.nwchoirs.org

      Patterned after the Christmas Eve observance at King’s College in Cambridge, England, “A Festival of Lessons & Carols” has become a holiday tradition for thousands of families in the Puget Sound region. This classical performance consists of nine holiday readings, each followed by a traditional carol performed by the choir, and another carol sung by the choir and audience.

      “A Festival of Lessons & Carols” concerts are open to the public, and will run December 7–23, 2013 at various venues throughout the Puget Sound region. Concerts have reserved seating and advance tickets are available through the Northwest Choirs at 206-524-3234 or online at www.nwchoirs.org. The concert at Holy Rosary often draws capacity audiences. Advance ticket purchases are encouraged!

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      Northwest Boychoir “A Festival of Lessons & Carols” concert @ Holy Rosary Church
    7. A Band Called Gunn Christmas Show @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:45 pm

      Friday December 20th, 9:30 pm at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor): A Band Called Gunn Christmas Show!

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      A Band Called Gunn Christmas Show @ Feedback Lounge
  21. Dec
    21
    Sat
    2013

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

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

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      West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
    2. Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
      8:45 am – 1:00 pm

      From Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      Join us for Santa Brunches where your child can get their picture with Santa for free! Old Saint Nick will be here with candy canes and HO HO HOs for kids.

      Get your photo with Old Saint Nick December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 24 (First Seating: 8:45 a.m., Last Seating: 1:30 p.m.). Please call for reservations at 206-937-1600. Download the Santa Brunch menu for Alki here.

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      Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
    3. Affordable Care Act: Enrollment Help @ High Point Library
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Stop by the High Point Library:

      Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, 11 am–3 pm
      Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, 11 am–3 pm
      Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, 11 am–3 pm

      Through Dec. 26, The Seattle Public Library, Public Health – Seattle & King County and community-based agencies are working together to help you determine your eligibility for Affordable Care Act programs.

      Trained staff from community agencies will be available to answer questions and assist with enrollment at seven city-wide locations through Dec. 26.

      Please bring your Social Security number and information about your current income.

      This service is free and available to individuals and families. Help is offered on a first come, first served basis. No registration is required.

      For more information about programs offered by the Affordable Care Act, visit www.wahealthplanfinder.org.

      Contact Info Quick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian

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      Affordable Care Act: Enrollment Help @ High Point Library
    4. Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Opens the 22nd of November through the 21st of December, 7 Days a Week
      11 am to 7 pm at Village Green Perennial Nursery.

      The Seasonal Help will be joining Village Green and offering up a whole lot of cheer for the holidays! Here is what we will be adding to the bustling Village:

      Christmas Trees- Starting at 11 am the weekend before Thanksgiving and on thru till the weekend before Christmas we will sell a variety of sizes and kinds of cut and live Christmas trees grown locally and sustainably. Tabletop and x-tall trees available too. We can special order anything you’d like!

      Hand-Made Wreaths and Garland- From the base to the dried flowers, everything was done in Mardi’s workshop to offer you a truly local product that is totally recyclable at the end of the season. In October we dried rose hips, hydrangea, bay leaves, lichen, and much more to grace the hand bent grape vine and evergreen bases. Holly, cedar, camellia, pine, and fir will all be harvested right before construction to ensure a vibrant decoration all through the holidays! I have also added a few artsy ones using shells from the beach, succulents and air plants!

      Garland available by custom order. Figure out how many feet you need and we will go from there. Check out a few of our samples for ideas. Or book your group for a garland and hot toddy party! Cocoa for the kids! Parties starting at $30 per adult.

      Holiday Gift Wrapping- Bring your gifts, fill out an inventory list and sign it, and forget about the rest! We will wrap each one of your gifts with care and creativity. All of the gifts are kept safe and dry and returned to you via scheduled delivery within the next two business days. Prices depend on size of gift box being wrapped.

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      Pop-Up Holiday Stop – The Seasonal Help @ Village Green Perennial Nursery
    5. West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
      11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    7. Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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      Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
    8. ‘Little Women’ Special Event Tea & Performance @ Artswest Playhouse & Gallery
      2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Two matinee performances of Little Women: The Musical at ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery have a special event tea at 2 pm, with the play beginning at 3 pm, Saturday December 14th and 21st.


      Little Women: The Musical – Nov 29 – Dec 29, 2013
      Book by Allan Knee
      Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
      Music by Jason Howland
      Directed by Mathew Wright
      Musical Direction by Josh Zimmerman

      Based on Louisa May Alcott’s enduring classic, Little Women follows the beloved stories of the March sisters as they come of age in Civil War America. This timeless captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting love.

      Special Event Tea – Saturday Dec. 14th or 21st
      - 2pm tea/3pm show.

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      ‘Little Women’ Special Event Tea & Performance @ Artswest Playhouse & Gallery
    9. Admiral District Trivia Crawl
      3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

      Admiral District Trivia Crawl
      Saturday December 21st from 3-6:30 pm
      $15 per person
      Reservations are recommended and can be made at
      www.seattletriviacrawls.com. (Meeting location provided with registration.)

      Pub quiz night takes to the streets. One neighborhood. Three pubs. Five rounds of trivia. Standard pub quiz night trivia with riveting names such as the Who Am I?, Yesterday’s News, Picture Time, Jeopardy and Family Feud.

      Following the lead of your trusty Trivia Crawl MC, you will pub crawl by foot amongst the streets of the Admiral District. At three points along the journey, you will take shelter at a local watering hole and compete in pub quiz style trivia against your fellow Crawlers. Teams of up to five people.

      A great way to check out one of Seattle’s most exciting neighborhoods, socialize with friends and strangers and show off your smarts.

      Website: www.seattletriviacrawls.com

      Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TriviaCrawls

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      3:00 pm
      Admiral District Trivia Crawl
    10. West Seattle Santa pub crawl @ Alki (see map)
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Bring your best Santa gear and come join myself and others on a Christmas time pub crawl through the West Seattle Junction! We will be stopping at 6 great west Seattle bars and drinking some delicious winter beers from some amazing breweries, with prizes at every stop!

      Saturday, December 21st, 5–9 pm

      The Pub Crawl schedule will be….
      5:00-5:45 Shadowland
      5:45-6:30 Beer Junction
      6:30-7:15 Corner Pocket
      7:15-8:00 Poggie Tavern
      8:00-8:45 Talaricos
      8:45-9:30 A Terrible Beauty

      All are welcome! So bring your friends, bring your family, bring your friends family, and enjoy a great night out with friends and good beers.

      See our Facebook event page for additional details.

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      West Seattle Santa pub crawl @ Alki (see map)
    11. 2nd Annual Cottage Grove Solstice Parade @ Greg Davis Park
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      Come join Captain Snowball and WinterFly as we welcome the start of Winter and the dawning of the days with increasing light!

      This celebration is a 30 minute illuminated walk along the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trails.

      What: 2nd Annual Cottage Grove Solstice Parade
      When: Winter Solstice, Saturday, December 21 at 6:30 pm
      Where: Greg Davis Park (26th Ave. SW & Brandon Street SW)

      What to bring: For the Solstice Parade, you are invited to wear an outfit or costume illuminated by lights, or just bring a lantern or flashlight to carry along the path. Some musical instruments to merry the walk would be delightful!

      We had a great time last year. Here’s a video from last year featured on the West Seattle Blog:

      http://westseattleblog.com/2012/12/video-first-ever-cottage-grove-solstice-parade-delridge/

      Hope you can join us. We’d love to see you there!

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      2nd Annual Cottage Grove Solstice Parade @ Greg Davis Park
    12. ‘Longest Night’ service @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      At Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor):

      On December 21st, 7 pm: Longest Night service for folks for whom the holidays are not the most wonderful time of the year — we will acknowledge grief and loss of all kinds and a just feeling-out-of-sortness and end on a note of hope.

      This is a service for people who find themselves out of step with the joy of the season. It acknowledges those feelings of grief and loss and finding yourself out of step with those around you through readings and music, lighting candles and words of hope. We hope that you will join us if this is a service that would be helpful for you and if you know someone for whom it would be helpful, don’t just tell them about it, but bring them along.

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      ‘Longest Night’ service @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
    13. 80s New Wave (with dancing) w/DJ Shane @ Duos Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Every Saturday night now at Duos Lounge:

      80s New Wave (with dancing)
      DJ Shane
      Saturdays
      9:00 pm to 2:00 am
      No Cover

      DJ Shane was the 80s dj at noc noc for the last ten years, and currently dj’s at Q and the Baltic Room on Capitol Hill.

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      80s New Wave (with dancing) w/DJ Shane @ Duos Lounge
    14. West Seattle Ugly Sweater Fest & “No talent required” Christmas karaoke @ Angelina's
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Jingle your bells at the West Seattle Ugly Sweater Fest & “No talent required” Christmas karaoke! Saturday, December 21 at 9:00 pm – Sunday, December 22 at 1:45 am at Angelina’s in West Seattle.

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      West Seattle Ugly Sweater Fest & “No talent required” Christmas karaoke @ Angelina's
  22. Dec
    22
    Sun
    2013

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

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

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      West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
    2. Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
      8:45 am – 1:00 pm

      From Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      Join us for Santa Brunches where your child can get their picture with Santa for free! Old Saint Nick will be here with candy canes and HO HO HOs for kids.

      Get your photo with Old Saint Nick December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 24 (First Seating: 8:45 a.m., Last Seating: 1:30 p.m.). Please call for reservations at 206-937-1600. Download the Santa Brunch menu for Alki here.

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      Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
    3. West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
      9:00 am – 11:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    6. Brennan McFee and Cara Wilson perform @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      Brennan McFee and Cara Wilson perform at C & P Coffee House (WSB sponsor) on Sunday December 22nd from 3 pm–5 pm. More info from C & P:

      Brennan McFee and Cara Wilson are a mainly instrumental guitar/violin duo, intentionally eclectic in terms of style, with an element of improvisation. The songs are a combination of originals and arrangements. Brennan is also in a pop/rock band called Mossback. Cara has a degree in classical music.

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      Brennan McFee and Cara Wilson perform @ C & P Coffee Company
    7. Admiral Theater’s free Christmas movie
      4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

      A holiday note from The Admiral Theater:

      It’s official! The Admiral’s free Christmas movie will be…

      ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

      The movie will screen on Sunday, December 22 at 4:00 pm. Admission is free but as always, it is a benefit for the Humane Society so please bring pet toys, beds, food, collars, leashes, etc.

      It’s always a challenge at Christmas finding the perfect family film. The whole family comes together, children are excited, and joy fills the air. What better way to spend the festive season than seeing a family Christmas movie with your loved ones? This charming 2011 award winning animated film has quickly become a “Christmas Classic.”

      Arthur Christmas, reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child’s question: ‘So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?’ The answer: Santa’s exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the center of the film is a story about a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns.

      With a top-notch voiceover cast, James McAvoy, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Laura Linney and many others, Arthur Christmas is filled with charming, likable characters you will end up falling in love with.

      Check out the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tk-WZSqIGQ

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      Admiral Theater’s free Christmas movie
    8. Mark Pickerel acoustic show w/special guest @ Feedback Lounge
      8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Mark Pickerel with special guest in an acoustic show live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor), 8:00 pm, Sunday December 22nd.

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      Mark Pickerel acoustic show w/special guest @ Feedback Lounge
  23. Dec
    23
    Mon
    2013

    1. WEST SEATTLE RESTAURANTS OPEN NEW YEAR’S EVE AND/OR DAY
      12:00 am – 11:45 pm

      DECEMBER 23 NOTE: Here are the restaurants/bars-with-food that have told us that they’ll be open New Year’s Eve and/or Day. PLEASE NOTE, in most cases, this is what we were told by phone a week before the holiday (if a restaurant with holiday hours is not listed, it’s because they didn’t answer or call us back). We won’t necessarily be notified if there’s a change, so whether it’s before the holiday or on the holiday, if you discover (or otherwise know of) a change, PLEASE contact us – text or voice, 206-293-6302. **Every venue name below links to its page in the WSB West Seattle Restaurant Guide, which includes a map, web/social media links, photo, and some other basics.**

      Abbondanza Pizzeria:
      New Year’s Eve: 4:30 pm to 9 pm

      Admiral Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      Alki Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 3 pm

      Amante Pizza & Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: Noon to 11 pm

      Angelina’s:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 2 am

      A Pizza Mart:
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to midnight

      A Terrible Beauty:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 10 pm

      Azuma Sushi:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am-2:30 pm; 4:30-9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am-2:30 pm; 4:30-9:30 pm

      Bakery Nouveau:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 7 pm

      Bamboo Bar and Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 2 am

      Barnes and Noble Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Blackboard Bistro:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 9 pm; special New Year’s Eve dinner menu

      Be’s Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to Noon

      Beveridge Place Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 2 pm to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: noon to 2 am

      The Bridge:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am; full menu available till 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am; brunch menu 11 am-3 pm, regular menu 3 pm-1 am

      Cactus:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm

      The Cask:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: TBA

      The Celtic Swell:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 2:30 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2:30 am

      Chaco Canyon Organic Café: (WSB sponsor)
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 9 pm

      Chopstix:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9 pm

      Christo’s on Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 10 pm

      Circa:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 10 pm; special 3-course menu

      The Copper Coin:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 11 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to midnight

      Domino’s Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to midnight

      Duke’s Chowder House on Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm, bar open hour or two after that
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm, bar open hour or two after that

      Easy Street Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 3 pm

      Eats Market Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 10:30 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10:30 am to 8 pm

      El Chupacabra Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight

      Elliott Bay Brewery Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight

      Endolyne Joe’s (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 10 pm

      Ephesus of Seattle:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve – 4 pm to 2 am (dinner for two special, 6–9 pm – reservations required by 12/28)
      New Year’s Day – 11:30 am to 2 am

      Firefly Café & Creperie
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 4 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      Fresh Bistro:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Freshy’s Coffee:
      New Year’s Eve: 6:30 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: Open 8 am to 6 pm

      Giannoni’s Pizzeria
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: Noon to 8 pm

      Great Harvest Bread Co:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 6:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 6:30 pm

      (added) Harry’s Chicken Joint
      New Year’s Eve 4 pm-7 pm
      New Year’s Day 1 pm-5 pm

      Heartland Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 2 pm

      Highstrike Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 10:45 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10:45 am to 9 pm

      Husky Deli:
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am to 9 pm

      Jack in the Box:
      New Year’s Eve: open 24 hours
      New Year’s Day: open 24 hours

      Kokoras Greek Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9 pm

      Lee’s Asian Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9:30 pm

      Locol Barley & Vine:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 1 am

      Luciano’s Pizza and Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Luna Park Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 10 pm

      Mac’s Triangle Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: noon to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 6 pm to 2 am

      Maharaja Cuisine of India:
      Christmas Eve: 11:30 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 1 am

      Ma’Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky:
      New Year’s Eve:
      9:30am until 3:00pm
      Marination ma kai (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 8 pm

      Matador:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      McDonald’s Admiral District:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      McDonald’s Morgan Junction:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 5 am to 10 pm

      McDonald’s Westwood Village:
      New Year’s Eve: Open 24 hours
      New Year’s Day: Open 24 hours

      Mission Latin Restaurant & Lounge:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 2 am

      New Teriyaki and Wok:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm

      Olympia Pizza & Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Pailin Thai Cuisine:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 10 pm

      Papa John’s Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Papa Murphy’s Take-n-Bake Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      Pecado Bueno:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Pegasus Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Pepperdock:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      Pho Aroma:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 7 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 7 pm

      Phoenecia:
      New Year’s Eve: Open for dinner (taking reservations)

      Pica Border Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 3 pm

      Pizza Hut:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm (carryout); to 11 pm for delivery
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm (carryout); to 11 pm for delivery

      Pizzeria 22:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 9 pm

      Pizzeria Credo:
      New Year’s Eve: 1 pm to 9 pm

      Proletariat Pizza (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9 pm

      Quadrato:
      New Year’s: Eve 11 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 3 pm

      Redline WS:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 pm

      Red Star Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 10 pm

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: Lunch 11:15 am to 3 pm, Dinner 4:30 to 10:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: All-day buffet menu only – 10:30 am to 5 pm

      Seattle Fish Company:
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am (market) 11 am (kitchen) to 5 pm

      Shadowland:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 3 pm to 2 am

      Skylark Café & Club:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 2 am

      Spiro’s Pizza and Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 9:30 pm

      Sub Shop #182:
      New Year’s Eve: 9:30 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9:30 am to 9 pm

      Subway Morgan Junction:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 9:30 pm

      Taco Del Mar (Jefferson Square):
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 9 pm

      Taco Del Mar (Westwood Village):
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 9 pm

      Talarico’s Pizzeria:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      Taqueria Guaymas (Alaska Junction):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Taqueria Guaymas (Roxbury):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Vatsana Thai Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 6 pm

      West 5 Lounge and Restaurant
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 1 am (champagne toast at midnight)
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight (Bloody Mary breakfast special)

      Westcity Sardine Kitchen:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Zatz a Better Bagel:
      New Year’s Eve: 7:30 am to 3 pm

      Zaw Artisan Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 2 pm to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 2 pm to 8 pm

      Zeek’s Pizza (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Zippy’s Giant Burgers (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 9 pm

      For Wednesday, December 25, the galleys on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth Washington State Ferries will be open for limited hours in observation of Christmas. The hours of operation are 7 am-7 pm for each vessel. The galleys will have regular hours on Christmas Eve.

      *Again, we compile this list as a service, via 100+ phone calls, but an establishment might change its mind, so if you find something on this list NOT open, our apologies, and please let us know ASAP so we can update it, even on Christmas Eve/Day – 206-293-6302, text or voice! Thank you.*

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

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

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    3. Daystar Toastmasters @ Daystar Retirement Village
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      Join us Monday, October 28 to experience the safe, supportive and fun atmosphere in which you can grow your communication and leadership skills. Improve your ability to think-on-your-feet, reduce stress, learn to focus, and become more comfortable speaking to groups.

      Meetings are the second and fourth Mondays each month from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 pm.
      Arrive 5 to 10 minutes early for orientation. See
      http://daystarclub.toastmastersclubs.org. Any questions email to:
      tm4u@comcast.net or call Lance at 206-669-6511.

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    4. For Teens: Beats and Eats @ Delridge Community Center
      3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

      From the Delridge Community Center:

      Cook fun healthy teen friendly recipes, then chow down as you learn the basics of DJing and Music production…or just cook and eat while you listen to great music,
      either way, you are welcome! Mondays 3:30-4:30 pm

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    5. Monday Night Football on the big screen @ Feedback Lounge
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be showing Monday Night Football on the big screen. Welcome Seahawks fans!

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

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    6. Trivia with Tom Hutyler @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game hosted by Tom Hutyler (the Voice of Safeco Field) at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7.

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    1. West Seattle coffee shops open on New Year’s Day/Eve
      12:00 am – 5:00 pm

      UPDATED DECEMBER 23: Here’s the holiday-hours list of coffee shops. If a shop is not listed here, most likely it’s that they didn’t return our call(s) – or, they’re not open. So PLEASE help us out and let us know if someone’s missing or if plans changed, which sometimes happens even after we have spoken to a shop by phone or communicated by e-mail. Thanks! editor@westseattleblog.com

      BIRD ON A WIRE, 3509 SW Henderson St
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 4 pm

      CAFFE LADRO, 7011 California SW
      New Year’s Eve 5:30 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 10 pm

      C & P COFFEE (WSB sponsor), 5612 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am–3 pm

      CUPCAKE ROYALE, 4556 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 8 pm

      DIVA ESPRESSO, 4480 Fauntleroy Way
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 5 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 6 pm

      FRESHY’S COFFEE:
      New Year’s Day: Open 8 am to 6 pm

      HOTWIRE ONLINE COFFEEHOUSE (WSB sponsor), 4410 California SW
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      STARBUCKS 35th & Fauntleroy
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS ADMIRAL DISTRICT, 4101 SW Admiral Way
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 5 pm

      STARBUCKS ALKI, 2742 Alki Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS ADMIRAL SAFEWAY, 2622 California SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS JUNCTION SAFEWAY, 4754 42nd Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS MORGAN JUNCTION, 6501 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 5 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      TULLY’S ON ALKI, 2676 Alki Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 7 pm

      UPTOWN ESPRESSO Junction, 4301 SW Edmunds St
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 6 pm

      STARBUCKS JUNCTION QFC, 4100 SW Alaska St
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      STARBUCKS WESTWOOD QFC, 2500 SW Barton
      New Year’s Day: 5:30 am to 7 pm

      STARBUCKS WESTWOOD VILLAGE, 2500 SW Barton
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 9 pm

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    2. WEST SEATTLE RESTAURANTS OPEN NEW YEAR’S EVE AND/OR DAY
      12:00 am – 11:45 pm

      DECEMBER 23 NOTE: Here are the restaurants/bars-with-food that have told us that they’ll be open New Year’s Eve and/or Day. PLEASE NOTE, in most cases, this is what we were told by phone a week before the holiday (if a restaurant with holiday hours is not listed, it’s because they didn’t answer or call us back). We won’t necessarily be notified if there’s a change, so whether it’s before the holiday or on the holiday, if you discover (or otherwise know of) a change, PLEASE contact us – text or voice, 206-293-6302. **Every venue name below links to its page in the WSB West Seattle Restaurant Guide, which includes a map, web/social media links, photo, and some other basics.**

      Abbondanza Pizzeria:
      New Year’s Eve: 4:30 pm to 9 pm

      Admiral Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      Alki Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 3 pm

      Amante Pizza & Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: Noon to 11 pm

      Angelina’s:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 2 am

      A Pizza Mart:
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to midnight

      A Terrible Beauty:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 10 pm

      Azuma Sushi:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am-2:30 pm; 4:30-9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am-2:30 pm; 4:30-9:30 pm

      Bakery Nouveau:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 7 pm

      Bamboo Bar and Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 2 am

      Barnes and Noble Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Blackboard Bistro:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 9 pm; special New Year’s Eve dinner menu

      Be’s Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to Noon

      Beveridge Place Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 2 pm to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: noon to 2 am

      The Bridge:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am; full menu available till 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am; brunch menu 11 am-3 pm, regular menu 3 pm-1 am

      Cactus:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm

      The Cask:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: TBA

      The Celtic Swell:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 2:30 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2:30 am

      Chaco Canyon Organic Café: (WSB sponsor)
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 9 pm

      Chopstix:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9 pm

      Christo’s on Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 10 pm

      Circa:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 10 pm; special 3-course menu

      The Copper Coin:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 11 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to midnight

      Domino’s Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to midnight

      Duke’s Chowder House on Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm, bar open hour or two after that
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm, bar open hour or two after that

      Easy Street Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 3 pm

      Eats Market Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 10:30 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10:30 am to 8 pm

      El Chupacabra Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight

      Elliott Bay Brewery Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight

      Endolyne Joe’s (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 10 pm

      Ephesus of Seattle:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve – 4 pm to 2 am (dinner for two special, 6–9 pm – reservations required by 12/28)
      New Year’s Day – 11:30 am to 2 am

      Firefly Café & Creperie
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 4 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      Fresh Bistro:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Freshy’s Coffee:
      New Year’s Eve: 6:30 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: Open 8 am to 6 pm

      Giannoni’s Pizzeria
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: Noon to 8 pm

      Great Harvest Bread Co:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 6:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 6:30 pm

      (added) Harry’s Chicken Joint
      New Year’s Eve 4 pm-7 pm
      New Year’s Day 1 pm-5 pm

      Heartland Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 2 pm

      Highstrike Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 10:45 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10:45 am to 9 pm

      Husky Deli:
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am to 9 pm

      Jack in the Box:
      New Year’s Eve: open 24 hours
      New Year’s Day: open 24 hours

      Kokoras Greek Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9 pm

      Lee’s Asian Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9:30 pm

      Locol Barley & Vine:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 1 am

      Luciano’s Pizza and Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Luna Park Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 10 pm

      Mac’s Triangle Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: noon to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 6 pm to 2 am

      Maharaja Cuisine of India:
      Christmas Eve: 11:30 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 1 am

      Ma’Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky:
      New Year’s Eve:
      9:30am until 3:00pm
      Marination ma kai (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 8 pm

      Matador:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      McDonald’s Admiral District:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      McDonald’s Morgan Junction:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 5 am to 10 pm

      McDonald’s Westwood Village:
      New Year’s Eve: Open 24 hours
      New Year’s Day: Open 24 hours

      Mission Latin Restaurant & Lounge:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 2 am

      New Teriyaki and Wok:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm

      Olympia Pizza & Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Pailin Thai Cuisine:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 10 pm

      Papa John’s Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Papa Murphy’s Take-n-Bake Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      Pecado Bueno:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Pegasus Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Pepperdock:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      Pho Aroma:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 7 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 7 pm

      Phoenecia:
      New Year’s Eve: Open for dinner (taking reservations)

      Pica Border Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 3 pm

      Pizza Hut:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm (carryout); to 11 pm for delivery
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm (carryout); to 11 pm for delivery

      Pizzeria 22:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 9 pm

      Pizzeria Credo:
      New Year’s Eve: 1 pm to 9 pm

      Proletariat Pizza (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9 pm

      Quadrato:
      New Year’s: Eve 11 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 3 pm

      Redline WS:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 pm

      Red Star Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 10 pm

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: Lunch 11:15 am to 3 pm, Dinner 4:30 to 10:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: All-day buffet menu only – 10:30 am to 5 pm

      Seattle Fish Company:
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am (market) 11 am (kitchen) to 5 pm

      Shadowland:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 3 pm to 2 am

      Skylark Café & Club:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 2 am

      Spiro’s Pizza and Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 9:30 pm

      Sub Shop #182:
      New Year’s Eve: 9:30 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9:30 am to 9 pm

      Subway Morgan Junction:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 9:30 pm

      Taco Del Mar (Jefferson Square):
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 9 pm

      Taco Del Mar (Westwood Village):
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 9 pm

      Talarico’s Pizzeria:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      Taqueria Guaymas (Alaska Junction):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Taqueria Guaymas (Roxbury):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Vatsana Thai Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 6 pm

      West 5 Lounge and Restaurant
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 1 am (champagne toast at midnight)
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight (Bloody Mary breakfast special)

      Westcity Sardine Kitchen:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Zatz a Better Bagel:
      New Year’s Eve: 7:30 am to 3 pm

      Zaw Artisan Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 2 pm to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 2 pm to 8 pm

      Zeek’s Pizza (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Zippy’s Giant Burgers (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 9 pm

      For Wednesday, December 25, the galleys on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth Washington State Ferries will be open for limited hours in observation of Christmas. The hours of operation are 7 am-7 pm for each vessel. The galleys will have regular hours on Christmas Eve.

      *Again, we compile this list as a service, via 100+ phone calls, but an establishment might change its mind, so if you find something on this list NOT open, our apologies, and please let us know ASAP so we can update it, even on Christmas Eve/Day – 206-293-6302, text or voice! Thank you.*

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    3. Santa brunch (and photos w/Santa) @ Salty’s on Alki
      8:45 am – 1:00 pm

      From Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

      Join us for Santa Brunches where your child can get their picture with Santa for free! Old Saint Nick will be here with candy canes and HO HO HOs for kids.

      Get your photo with Old Saint Nick December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 24 (First Seating: 8:45 a.m., Last Seating: 1:30 p.m.). Please call for reservations at 206-937-1600. Download the Santa Brunch menu for Alki here.

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    4. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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    5. Christmas Eve: movies! @ Feedback Lounge
      4:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      From Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor):

      Classic, weird and offbeat Christmas movies all day/night on the big screen. Open regular hours: 4 pm – 2 am (Kitchen to midnight).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    7. Celtic Christmas Eve service @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
      8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      At Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor):

      Celtic Christmas Eve with bagpipes and liturgy from Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

      December 24th — The service will be at 8 pm. Join us for what has become our traditional way of celebrating Christmas with bagpipes, organ, carols, liturgy from Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the carrying of the youngest child around on a lamb skin representing the Christ Child, candle light singing of Silent Night and a foot-stomping sending forth. There is not another service like it in the area, so come and be part of this unique and
      meaningful service.

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    1. West Seattle coffee shops open on New Year’s Day/Eve
      12:00 am – 5:00 pm

      UPDATED DECEMBER 23: Here’s the holiday-hours list of coffee shops. If a shop is not listed here, most likely it’s that they didn’t return our call(s) – or, they’re not open. So PLEASE help us out and let us know if someone’s missing or if plans changed, which sometimes happens even after we have spoken to a shop by phone or communicated by e-mail. Thanks! editor@westseattleblog.com

      BIRD ON A WIRE, 3509 SW Henderson St
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 4 pm

      CAFFE LADRO, 7011 California SW
      New Year’s Eve 5:30 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 10 pm

      C & P COFFEE (WSB sponsor), 5612 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am–3 pm

      CUPCAKE ROYALE, 4556 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 8 pm

      DIVA ESPRESSO, 4480 Fauntleroy Way
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 5 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 6 pm

      FRESHY’S COFFEE:
      New Year’s Day: Open 8 am to 6 pm

      HOTWIRE ONLINE COFFEEHOUSE (WSB sponsor), 4410 California SW
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      STARBUCKS 35th & Fauntleroy
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS ADMIRAL DISTRICT, 4101 SW Admiral Way
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 5 pm

      STARBUCKS ALKI, 2742 Alki Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS ADMIRAL SAFEWAY, 2622 California SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS JUNCTION SAFEWAY, 4754 42nd Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS MORGAN JUNCTION, 6501 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 5 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      TULLY’S ON ALKI, 2676 Alki Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 7 pm

      UPTOWN ESPRESSO Junction, 4301 SW Edmunds St
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 6 pm

      STARBUCKS JUNCTION QFC, 4100 SW Alaska St
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      STARBUCKS WESTWOOD QFC, 2500 SW Barton
      New Year’s Day: 5:30 am to 7 pm

      STARBUCKS WESTWOOD VILLAGE, 2500 SW Barton
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 9 pm

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    2. WEST SEATTLE RESTAURANTS OPEN NEW YEAR’S EVE AND/OR DAY
      12:00 am – 11:45 pm

      DECEMBER 23 NOTE: Here are the restaurants/bars-with-food that have told us that they’ll be open New Year’s Eve and/or Day. PLEASE NOTE, in most cases, this is what we were told by phone a week before the holiday (if a restaurant with holiday hours is not listed, it’s because they didn’t answer or call us back). We won’t necessarily be notified if there’s a change, so whether it’s before the holiday or on the holiday, if you discover (or otherwise know of) a change, PLEASE contact us – text or voice, 206-293-6302. **Every venue name below links to its page in the WSB West Seattle Restaurant Guide, which includes a map, web/social media links, photo, and some other basics.**

      Abbondanza Pizzeria:
      New Year’s Eve: 4:30 pm to 9 pm

      Admiral Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      Alki Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 3 pm

      Amante Pizza & Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: Noon to 11 pm

      Angelina’s:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 2 am

      A Pizza Mart:
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to midnight

      A Terrible Beauty:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 10 pm

      Azuma Sushi:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am-2:30 pm; 4:30-9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am-2:30 pm; 4:30-9:30 pm

      Bakery Nouveau:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 7 pm

      Bamboo Bar and Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 2 am

      Barnes and Noble Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Blackboard Bistro:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 9 pm; special New Year’s Eve dinner menu

      Be’s Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to Noon

      Beveridge Place Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 2 pm to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: noon to 2 am

      The Bridge:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am; full menu available till 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am; brunch menu 11 am-3 pm, regular menu 3 pm-1 am

      Cactus:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm

      The Cask:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: TBA

      The Celtic Swell:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 2:30 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2:30 am

      Chaco Canyon Organic Café: (WSB sponsor)
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 9 pm

      Chopstix:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9 pm

      Christo’s on Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 10 pm

      Circa:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 10 pm; special 3-course menu

      The Copper Coin:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 11 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to midnight

      Domino’s Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to midnight

      Duke’s Chowder House on Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm, bar open hour or two after that
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm, bar open hour or two after that

      Easy Street Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 3 pm

      Eats Market Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 10:30 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10:30 am to 8 pm

      El Chupacabra Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight

      Elliott Bay Brewery Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight

      Endolyne Joe’s (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 10 pm

      Ephesus of Seattle:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve – 4 pm to 2 am (dinner for two special, 6–9 pm – reservations required by 12/28)
      New Year’s Day – 11:30 am to 2 am

      Firefly Café & Creperie
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 4 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      Fresh Bistro:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Freshy’s Coffee:
      New Year’s Eve: 6:30 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: Open 8 am to 6 pm

      Giannoni’s Pizzeria
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: Noon to 8 pm

      Great Harvest Bread Co:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 6:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 6:30 pm

      (added) Harry’s Chicken Joint
      New Year’s Eve 4 pm-7 pm
      New Year’s Day 1 pm-5 pm

      Heartland Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 2 pm

      Highstrike Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 10:45 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10:45 am to 9 pm

      Husky Deli:
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am to 9 pm

      Jack in the Box:
      New Year’s Eve: open 24 hours
      New Year’s Day: open 24 hours

      Kokoras Greek Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9 pm

      Lee’s Asian Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9:30 pm

      Locol Barley & Vine:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 1 am

      Luciano’s Pizza and Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Luna Park Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 10 pm

      Mac’s Triangle Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: noon to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 6 pm to 2 am

      Maharaja Cuisine of India:
      Christmas Eve: 11:30 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 1 am

      Ma’Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky:
      New Year’s Eve:
      9:30am until 3:00pm
      Marination ma kai (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 8 pm

      Matador:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      McDonald’s Admiral District:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      McDonald’s Morgan Junction:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 5 am to 10 pm

      McDonald’s Westwood Village:
      New Year’s Eve: Open 24 hours
      New Year’s Day: Open 24 hours

      Mission Latin Restaurant & Lounge:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 2 am

      New Teriyaki and Wok:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm

      Olympia Pizza & Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Pailin Thai Cuisine:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 10 pm

      Papa John’s Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Papa Murphy’s Take-n-Bake Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      Pecado Bueno:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Pegasus Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Pepperdock:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      Pho Aroma:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 7 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 7 pm

      Phoenecia:
      New Year’s Eve: Open for dinner (taking reservations)

      Pica Border Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 3 pm

      Pizza Hut:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm (carryout); to 11 pm for delivery
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm (carryout); to 11 pm for delivery

      Pizzeria 22:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 9 pm

      Pizzeria Credo:
      New Year’s Eve: 1 pm to 9 pm

      Proletariat Pizza (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9 pm

      Quadrato:
      New Year’s: Eve 11 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 3 pm

      Redline WS:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 pm

      Red Star Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 10 pm

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: Lunch 11:15 am to 3 pm, Dinner 4:30 to 10:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: All-day buffet menu only – 10:30 am to 5 pm

      Seattle Fish Company:
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am (market) 11 am (kitchen) to 5 pm

      Shadowland:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 3 pm to 2 am

      Skylark Café & Club:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 2 am

      Spiro’s Pizza and Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 9:30 pm

      Sub Shop #182:
      New Year’s Eve: 9:30 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9:30 am to 9 pm

      Subway Morgan Junction:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 9:30 pm

      Taco Del Mar (Jefferson Square):
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 9 pm

      Taco Del Mar (Westwood Village):
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 9 pm

      Talarico’s Pizzeria:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      Taqueria Guaymas (Alaska Junction):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Taqueria Guaymas (Roxbury):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Vatsana Thai Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 6 pm

      West 5 Lounge and Restaurant
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 1 am (champagne toast at midnight)
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight (Bloody Mary breakfast special)

      Westcity Sardine Kitchen:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Zatz a Better Bagel:
      New Year’s Eve: 7:30 am to 3 pm

      Zaw Artisan Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 2 pm to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 2 pm to 8 pm

      Zeek’s Pizza (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Zippy’s Giant Burgers (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 9 pm

      For Wednesday, December 25, the galleys on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth Washington State Ferries will be open for limited hours in observation of Christmas. The hours of operation are 7 am-7 pm for each vessel. The galleys will have regular hours on Christmas Eve.

      *Again, we compile this list as a service, via 100+ phone calls, but an establishment might change its mind, so if you find something on this list NOT open, our apologies, and please let us know ASAP so we can update it, even on Christmas Eve/Day – 206-293-6302, text or voice! Thank you.*

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    3. Christmas Toy Give-Away & Dinner for Homeless Children & Families @ Skate Church
      2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      We will be gathering with our West Seattle community in the basement of the West Seattle Baptist Church building (4157 California Avenue) to celebrate Christmas with our homeless neighbors and their children. Christmas day, December 25th, 2 pm–7 pm.

      If you are able to assist by donating a new toy for a child under 12 years old, please drop items off at SKATE CHURCH starting NOW (Sun 4-8 PM, Tues 4-8 PM, Fri 10a-2 PM). For questions, contact Jason @ 206/724-6373.

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    1. West Seattle coffee shops open on New Year’s Day/Eve
      12:00 am – 5:00 pm

      UPDATED DECEMBER 23: Here’s the holiday-hours list of coffee shops. If a shop is not listed here, most likely it’s that they didn’t return our call(s) – or, they’re not open. So PLEASE help us out and let us know if someone’s missing or if plans changed, which sometimes happens even after we have spoken to a shop by phone or communicated by e-mail. Thanks! editor@westseattleblog.com

      BIRD ON A WIRE, 3509 SW Henderson St
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 4 pm

      CAFFE LADRO, 7011 California SW
      New Year’s Eve 5:30 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 10 pm

      C & P COFFEE (WSB sponsor), 5612 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am–3 pm

      CUPCAKE ROYALE, 4556 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 8 pm

      DIVA ESPRESSO, 4480 Fauntleroy Way
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 5 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 6 pm

      FRESHY’S COFFEE:
      New Year’s Day: Open 8 am to 6 pm

      HOTWIRE ONLINE COFFEEHOUSE (WSB sponsor), 4410 California SW
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      STARBUCKS 35th & Fauntleroy
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS ADMIRAL DISTRICT, 4101 SW Admiral Way
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 5 pm

      STARBUCKS ALKI, 2742 Alki Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS ADMIRAL SAFEWAY, 2622 California SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS JUNCTION SAFEWAY, 4754 42nd Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      STARBUCKS MORGAN JUNCTION, 6501 California SW
      New Year’s Eve: 5 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 8 pm

      TULLY’S ON ALKI, 2676 Alki Ave SW
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 7 pm

      UPTOWN ESPRESSO Junction, 4301 SW Edmunds St
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 6 pm

      STARBUCKS JUNCTION QFC, 4100 SW Alaska St
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      STARBUCKS WESTWOOD QFC, 2500 SW Barton
      New Year’s Day: 5:30 am to 7 pm

      STARBUCKS WESTWOOD VILLAGE, 2500 SW Barton
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 9 pm

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    2. WEST SEATTLE RESTAURANTS OPEN NEW YEAR’S EVE AND/OR DAY
      12:00 am – 11:45 pm

      DECEMBER 23 NOTE: Here are the restaurants/bars-with-food that have told us that they’ll be open New Year’s Eve and/or Day. PLEASE NOTE, in most cases, this is what we were told by phone a week before the holiday (if a restaurant with holiday hours is not listed, it’s because they didn’t answer or call us back). We won’t necessarily be notified if there’s a change, so whether it’s before the holiday or on the holiday, if you discover (or otherwise know of) a change, PLEASE contact us – text or voice, 206-293-6302. **Every venue name below links to its page in the WSB West Seattle Restaurant Guide, which includes a map, web/social media links, photo, and some other basics.**

      Abbondanza Pizzeria:
      New Year’s Eve: 4:30 pm to 9 pm

      Admiral Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      Alki Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 3 pm

      Amante Pizza & Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: Noon to 11 pm

      Angelina’s:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 2 am

      A Pizza Mart:
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to midnight

      A Terrible Beauty:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 10 pm

      Azuma Sushi:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am-2:30 pm; 4:30-9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am-2:30 pm; 4:30-9:30 pm

      Bakery Nouveau:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 7 pm

      Bamboo Bar and Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 2 am

      Barnes and Noble Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Blackboard Bistro:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 9 pm; special New Year’s Eve dinner menu

      Be’s Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to Noon

      Beveridge Place Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 2 pm to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: noon to 2 am

      The Bridge:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am; full menu available till 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am; brunch menu 11 am-3 pm, regular menu 3 pm-1 am

      Cactus:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm

      The Cask:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: TBA

      The Celtic Swell:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 2:30 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2:30 am

      Chaco Canyon Organic Café: (WSB sponsor)
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 9 pm

      Chopstix:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9 pm

      Christo’s on Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 10 pm

      Circa:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 10 pm; special 3-course menu

      The Copper Coin:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 11 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to midnight

      Domino’s Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to midnight

      Duke’s Chowder House on Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm, bar open hour or two after that
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm, bar open hour or two after that

      Easy Street Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 3 pm

      Eats Market Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 10:30 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10:30 am to 8 pm

      El Chupacabra Alki:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight

      Elliott Bay Brewery Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight

      Endolyne Joe’s (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 8 am to 10 pm

      Ephesus of Seattle:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve – 4 pm to 2 am (dinner for two special, 6–9 pm – reservations required by 12/28)
      New Year’s Day – 11:30 am to 2 am

      Firefly Café & Creperie
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 4 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 4 pm

      Fresh Bistro:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Freshy’s Coffee:
      New Year’s Eve: 6:30 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: Open 8 am to 6 pm

      Giannoni’s Pizzeria
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: Noon to 8 pm

      Great Harvest Bread Co:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 6:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 6 am to 6:30 pm

      (added) Harry’s Chicken Joint
      New Year’s Eve 4 pm-7 pm
      New Year’s Day 1 pm-5 pm

      Heartland Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 2 pm

      Highstrike Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 10:45 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10:45 am to 9 pm

      Husky Deli:
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am to 9 pm

      Jack in the Box:
      New Year’s Eve: open 24 hours
      New Year’s Day: open 24 hours

      Kokoras Greek Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9 pm

      Lee’s Asian Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9:30 pm

      Locol Barley & Vine:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 1 am

      Luciano’s Pizza and Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Luna Park Café:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 10 pm

      Mac’s Triangle Pub:
      New Year’s Eve: noon to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 6 pm to 2 am

      Maharaja Cuisine of India:
      Christmas Eve: 11:30 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 1 am
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 1 am

      Ma’Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky:
      New Year’s Eve:
      9:30am until 3:00pm
      Marination ma kai (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9 am to 8 pm

      Matador:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      McDonald’s Admiral District:
      New Year’s Eve: 6 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      McDonald’s Morgan Junction:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 5 am to 10 pm

      McDonald’s Westwood Village:
      New Year’s Eve: Open 24 hours
      New Year’s Day: Open 24 hours

      Mission Latin Restaurant & Lounge:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 2 am

      New Teriyaki and Wok:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm

      Olympia Pizza & Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Pailin Thai Cuisine:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11:30 am to 10 pm

      Papa John’s Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Papa Murphy’s Take-n-Bake Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      Pecado Bueno:
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 10 pm

      Pegasus Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Pepperdock:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 8 pm

      Pho Aroma:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 7 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 7 pm

      Phoenecia:
      New Year’s Eve: Open for dinner (taking reservations)

      Pica Border Grill:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 3 pm

      Pizza Hut:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm (carryout); to 11 pm for delivery
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm (carryout); to 11 pm for delivery

      Pizzeria 22:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 9 pm

      Pizzeria Credo:
      New Year’s Eve: 1 pm to 9 pm

      Proletariat Pizza (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 9 pm

      Quadrato:
      New Year’s: Eve 11 am to 3 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 3 pm

      Redline WS:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 pm

      Red Star Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 10 pm

      Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: Lunch 11:15 am to 3 pm, Dinner 4:30 to 10:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: All-day buffet menu only – 10:30 am to 5 pm

      Seattle Fish Company:
      New Year’s Eve: 9 am (market) 11 am (kitchen) to 5 pm

      Shadowland:
      New Year’s Eve: 3 pm to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 3 pm to 2 am

      Skylark Café & Club:
      New Year’s Eve: 11:30 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 2 am

      Spiro’s Pizza and Pasta:
      New Year’s Eve: 4 pm to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 4 pm to 9:30 pm

      Sub Shop #182:
      New Year’s Eve: 9:30 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 9:30 am to 9 pm

      Subway Morgan Junction:
      New Year’s Eve: 7 am to 9:30 pm
      New Year’s Day: 7 am to 9:30 pm

      Taco Del Mar (Jefferson Square):
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 9 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 9 pm

      Taco Del Mar (Westwood Village):
      New Year’s Eve: 10 am to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 10 am to 9 pm

      Talarico’s Pizzeria:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 2 am
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 2 am

      Taqueria Guaymas (Alaska Junction):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Taqueria Guaymas (Roxbury):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Vatsana Thai Restaurant:
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 6 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 6 pm

      West 5 Lounge and Restaurant
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 1 am (champagne toast at midnight)
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to midnight (Bloody Mary breakfast special)

      Westcity Sardine Kitchen:
      New Year’s Eve: 5 pm to 10 pm

      Zatz a Better Bagel:
      New Year’s Eve: 7:30 am to 3 pm

      Zaw Artisan Pizza:
      New Year’s Eve: 2 pm to 8 pm
      New Year’s Day: 2 pm to 8 pm

      Zeek’s Pizza (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 11 am to 10 pm
      New Year’s Day: 11 am to 10 pm

      Zippy’s Giant Burgers (WSB sponsor):
      New Year’s Eve: 8 am to 9 pm

      For Wednesday, December 25, the galleys on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth Washington State Ferries will be open for limited hours in observation of Christmas. The hours of operation are 7 am-7 pm for each vessel. The galleys will have regular hours on Christmas Eve.

      *Again, we compile this list as a service, via 100+ phone calls, but an establishment might change its mind, so if you find something on this list NOT open, our apologies, and please let us know ASAP so we can update it, even on Christmas Eve/Day – 206-293-6302, text or voice! Thank you.*

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      WEST SEATTLE RESTAURANTS OPEN NEW YEAR’S EVE AND/OR DAY
    3. West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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  27. Dec
    27
    Fri
    2013

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

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

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Early Days drop-in support group @ Nurturing Expressions
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      (Holiday schedule for Fri. Dec. 27th and Fri. Jan. 3rd)

      Early Days is a drop-in support group for moms with babies up to 1-year. Early Days provides a safe, welcoming, nonjudgemental space for moms to talk about the emotional changes and challenges of motherhood. By coming together, we break isolation, and offer support and validation for each mother’s journey.

      Early Days is an independent nonprofit & does not promote any particular parenting philosophy. Come chat about the realities of motherhood!

      12-2 pm every Wed. in West Seattle.
      4746 44th Ave. SW, Suite 201 (across the street from True Value). We meet in the Nurturing Expressions’ classroom. Buzz in at the front door, take the elevator up to the second floor. Strollers welcome! Suggested donation $10; no one turned away.

      More info:
      www.TheEarlyDays.org
      www.facebook.com/EarlyDaysWS
      425-243-2355.

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    3. Holiday Party for Snow Lovers @ American Legion Pershing Hall
      8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Mountain to Sound Outfitters are hosting Dean Cummings of H2O Guides in AK for a Holiday Party.

      Who:
      Mountain to Sound Outfitters, H2O Outdoor Gear, & the Snow Troopers

      What:
      Enjoy and evening with Dean, Karen, and the Cummings family, Mountain to Sound, and Legion Commander Dr. Don Michael Bradford. Chigach film screening and incredible skiing visuals. Open Bar with Bartender and DJ. Gifts and giveaways.

      How:
      $5 suggested donation benefiting the Northwest Avalanche Center.

      When:
      Friday December 27th, 8:00 pm–11:00 pm.

      Where:
      American Legion Pershing Hall, 3618 SW Alaska St.

      RSVP to Dean at dean@h2oguides.com by December 24th. We will also be holding a Clinic with Dean on12/28 at Alpental, so keep in touch to learn about it.

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  28. Dec
    28
    Sat
    2013

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    4. Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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      Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
    5. Opera & Dinner at the Dakota Place
      5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Enjoy live music and a light Italian dinner on Saturday December 28th, 5:30–8:30 pm at Dakota Place:

      You are cordially invited to an enchanted evening of exquisite Opera performed by José Iñiguez and accompanied by classical pianist Emily Cowgill. Opening for José and Emily will be Jesus Tomas playing classic and contemporary acoustic guitar.

      Enjoy authentic Italian cuisine prepared by Grazie Ristorante.

      Seating is limited at the Dakota Place, therefore it is recommended to reserve your spaces early.

      For Tickets please visit: http://www.joseiniguez.com/evite.html

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    6. Legend Heart performs @ C & P Coffee Company
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Legend Heart performs at C & P Coffee House (WSB sponsor) on Saturday, December 28th, 7 pm–9 pm.

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      Legend Heart performs @ C & P Coffee Company
    7. Blake Noble performs @ Feedback Lounge
      8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Blake Noble performs live at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) 8:30 pm, Saturday December 28th.

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      Blake Noble performs @ Feedback Lounge
    8. 80s New Wave (with dancing) w/DJ Shane @ Duos Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      Every Saturday night now at Duos Lounge:

      80s New Wave (with dancing)
      DJ Shane
      Saturdays
      9:00 pm to 2:00 am
      No Cover

      DJ Shane was the 80s dj at noc noc for the last ten years, and currently dj’s at Q and the Baltic Room on Capitol Hill.

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    9. Starlight music showcase @ Shadowland
      10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Music

      Shadowland showcases the talents of Starlight singers/songwriters on Saturday, December 28, 10 pm–11 pm.

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  29. Dec
    29
    Sun
    2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    5. The Mondegreens perform @ C & P Coffee Company
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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      Categories: Music

      California folk/rock group The Mondegreens performs at C & P Coffee House (WSB sponsor) on Sunday December 29th from 3 pm–5 pm.

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      The Mondegreens perform @ C & P Coffee Company
    6. Nighttime low tide beach walk at Alki @ Constellation Park, Alki
      7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

      From the Seattle Aquarium:

      Explore the beach during winter nighttime low tides with Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers. Discover what creatures we see on the beach at this time of year. Dress for the weather (bundle up!) and for tide pooling: boots, hats, gloves and a good flashlight are musts.

      Sunday, December 29, 7:30–9:30 pm
      (Low tide is -1.5 at 8:24 pm)

      Click here to RSVP for this event. RSVPs are encouraged but not mandatory.

      Location:
      Constellation Park/(South) Alki Beach
      Directions:
      1. Take Spokane St. exit off I–5 to West Seattle
      2. Take Admiral Way exit off West Seattle Bridge
      3. Stay on Admiral through West Seattle to 63rd Ave SW
      4. Turn left at 63rd to Beach Drive SW
      5. Park on Beach Drive SW
      6. Meet the Naturalists at the canopy at 63rd Ave SW and Beach Dr. SW

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  30. Dec
    30
    Mon
    2013

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

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

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    2. Teen Space presents: Origami @ Delridge Library
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      Need a space to be creative and have fun? Come to Teen Space at the Delridge Library on Monday December 30th, 2:00-3:30 pm. It’s a time just for teens to meet up and hang out! This month, create an origami masterpiece at the Library! For ages 12-18.

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

      We’ll have snacks (a must), music, board games and supplies to do your homework. Plus, each month there will be a fun activity. We’re sure you’ll help us keep it interesting. Teen Space = a time for you to be creative and have fun, all for free.

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

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    3. Holiday Workshop: Restorative Recharge @ SoundYoga
      4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

      From Sound Yoga (WSB sponsor):

      Special Holiday Workshop: Restorative Recharge
      Monday, December 30
      4:30–6:00 pm
      $25
      This workshop is for all levels and will combine simple asana/yoga poses to prepare your body with restorative poses to open and give you renewed vitality.

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    4. Monday Night Football on the big screen @ Feedback Lounge
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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      Categories: Sports

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

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

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    5. Trivia with Tom Hutyler @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game hosted by Tom Hutyler (the Voice of Safeco Field) at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7.

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      Trivia with Tom Hutyler @ Christo's on Alki
  31. Dec
    31
    Tue
    2013

    1. West Seattle New Years Eve/Day (etc.) church services
      12:45 am – 11:45 pm

      Still room to add and make changes so if you have information on a West Seattle church that’s not listed here, or any updates/corrections of information that IS listed here, please e-mail us and we will be happy to add or fix it.

      ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (3050 California SW)
      Dec. 31: 7:00 pm The Eve of the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, Holy Eucharist. The Rev’d Sue Reid, presiding.
      Jan. 5: 8:00 and 10:15 am The Second Sunday after Christmas celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany, Holy Eucharist and Carols. The Rev’d JD Godwin, presiding.

      Again – if any church with New Years services is missing or anything you see above is incorrect, please e-mail us so we can fix it ASAP! Thank you!

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    2. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    4. 5th Annual New Year’s Eve party w/the Disco Cowboys @ Feedback Lounge
      9:00 pm – 11:45 pm

      The Disco Cowboys perform live for the 5th Annual New Year’s Eve Party at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) Tuesday December 31st at 9:00 pm.

      Take one part Bee Gees, one part Hank Williams and you get the outrageously fun troupe, THE DISCO COWBOYS. The idea is simple; they take disco songs and play them Outlaw Country style. Bring your dancin’ boots – it’s gonna be a stompin’ night.

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  32. Jan
    1
    Wed
    2014

    1. West Seattle New Years Eve/Day (etc.) church services
      12:45 am – 11:45 pm

      Still room to add and make changes so if you have information on a West Seattle church that’s not listed here, or any updates/corrections of information that IS listed here, please e-mail us and we will be happy to add or fix it.

      ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (3050 California SW)
      Dec. 31: 7:00 pm The Eve of the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, Holy Eucharist. The Rev’d Sue Reid, presiding.
      Jan. 5: 8:00 and 10:15 am The Second Sunday after Christmas celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany, Holy Eucharist and Carols. The Rev’d JD Godwin, presiding.

      Again – if any church with New Years services is missing or anything you see above is incorrect, please e-mail us so we can fix it ASAP! Thank you!

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    2. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      7:00 am – 8:15 am

      Please join us…Our club meets 7:00 am every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, and Noon every 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Be’s Restaurant in the Junction, at 4509 California Ave SW. Park in rear lot and enter the rear door.

      Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

      Contact us at 206-938-8032 or warrenlawless@comcast.net

      Visit us on Facebook, Read what’s happening on our Blog, and check out our photo album on Flickr

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    3. 5th Annual ‘Kill Your Hangover” New Year’s celebration @ Feedback Lounge
      11:30 am – 11:45 pm

      All day at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor): The 5th Annual ‘Kill Your Hangover’ New Year’s celebration, 11:30 am to close.

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      5th Annual ‘Kill Your Hangover” New Year’s celebration @ Feedback Lounge
  33. Jan
    2
    Thu
    2014

    1. West Seattle New Years Eve/Day (etc.) church services
      12:45 am – 11:45 pm

      Still room to add and make changes so if you have information on a West Seattle church that’s not listed here, or any updates/corrections of information that IS listed here, please e-mail us and we will be happy to add or fix it.

      ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (3050 California SW)
      Dec. 31: 7:00 pm The Eve of the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, Holy Eucharist. The Rev’d Sue Reid, presiding.
      Jan. 5: 8:00 and 10:15 am The Second Sunday after Christmas celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany, Holy Eucharist and Carols. The Rev’d JD Godwin, presiding.

      Again – if any church with New Years services is missing or anything you see above is incorrect, please e-mail us so we can fix it ASAP! Thank you!

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

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

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    3. West Seattle Tae Kwon Do Club series begins @ High Point Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      At the High Point Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      Ages 18 and older
      Learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art known primarily for its fast sparring techniques, dynamic forms, and strong kicks. Our club is focused on self-improvement in a non-competitive atmosphere that promotes unity, respect, and indomitable spirit.

      Improve physical abilities such as strength, speed, endurance, flexibility, and coordination; as well as mental attributes such as confidence, focus, self-control, and willpower. Taught by Darin Smith, 3rd dan black belt and certified personal trainer.

      1/2-1/30
      M/Th 6:30-8 pm
      Sat 10 am-Noon
      $35

      2/1-2/27
      M/Th 6:30-8 pm
      Sat 10 am-Noon
      $35

      3/1-3/31
      M/Th 6:30-8 pm
      Sat 10 am-Noon
      $35

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  34. Jan
    3
    Fri
    2014

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

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

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      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. West Side Mothers of Pre-Schoolers meeting @ West Side Presbyterian Church
      9:30 am – 11:15 am

      West Side MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) kicks off its 25th year this Friday, October 5th at West Side Presbyterian Church. The group, comprised of mothers of children ages birth to five years, enjoys hearing from a Mentor Mom or local guest speakers on issues that matter to mothers, and they engage in a couple of service projects throughout the year. This year’s theme, “Plunge! Love as if your life depended on it,” encourages relationships and hope for mothers and the community that surrounds them.

      The group meets the first and third Fridays of the month from 9:30-11:15. Contact information: westsidemops@yahoo.com or visit our website at: http://mops.wspc.org/

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    3. Early Days drop-in support group @ Nurturing Expressions
      12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      (Holiday schedule for Fri. Dec. 27th and Fri. Jan. 3rd)

      Early Days is a drop-in support group for moms with babies up to 1-year. Early Days provides a safe, welcoming, nonjudgemental space for moms to talk about the emotional changes and challenges of motherhood. By coming together, we break isolation, and offer support and validation for each mother’s journey.

      Early Days is an independent nonprofit & does not promote any particular parenting philosophy. Come chat about the realities of motherhood!

      12-2 pm every Wed. in West Seattle.
      4746 44th Ave. SW, Suite 201 (across the street from True Value). We meet in the Nurturing Expressions’ classroom. Buzz in at the front door, take the elevator up to the second floor. Strollers welcome! Suggested donation $10; no one turned away.

      More info:
      www.TheEarlyDays.org
      www.facebook.com/EarlyDaysWS
      425-243-2355.

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    4. Words, Writers, & West Seattle @ Barnes and Noble Westwood Village
      5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The Southwest Seattle Historical Society-presented series of first-Fridays author readings is now titled “Words, Writers, & West Seattle,” and the readings will be at Barnes & Noble-Westwood Village. Times and dates are 4-6 pm every first Friday through at least next June, starting this Friday, October 4th, with Stephanie Guerra. She and the other eight authors will appear on the dates below:

      Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 Stephanie Guerra, Billy the Kid Is Not Crazy (Two Lions, 2013) and Torn (Marshall Cavendish, 2012), genre: young adult

      Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 Peter Stekel, Final Flight, The Mystery of a World War II Plane Crash and the Frozen Airmen in the High Sierra (Wilderness Press, 2010), genre: history

      Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 Nicole Hardy, Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin (Hyperion, 2013), genre: memoir

      Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 Robert Spector, The Mom & Pop Store: True Stories from the Heart of America (Walker Books, 2009), genre: memoir

      Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 Lyanda Lynn Haupt, The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild (Little Brown, 2013), genre: nature

      Friday, March 7, 2014 Conrad Wesselhoeft, Adios, Nirvana (Mifflin Harcourt, 2010), genre: young adult

      Friday, April 4, 2014 Judy Bentley, Free Boy: A True Story of Slave and Master (University of Washington Press, 2013), genre: creative nonfiction

      Friday, May 4, 2014 Mike Hickey, Arleen Williams and other South Seattle Community College authors, genres: poetry, fiction

      Friday, June 6, 2014 Brenda Peterson, The Drowning World (Delphinius, 2013-14), genre: young adult

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  35. Jan
    4
    Sat
    2014

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

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

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    2. 6th Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Fundraiser @ Alki Masonic Center
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Seattle Rainbow Girls are holding their 6th annual Christmas Tree Recycling Fundraiser at the Alki Masonic Center on January 4, 2014.

      You can drop off your trees between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 per tree. All proceeds benefit this 501c3 charitable youth organization.

      More information about the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls is available at www.gorainbow.org and www.nwrainbow.org.

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      6th Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Fundraiser @ Alki Masonic Center
    3. Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
      11:00 am – 12:00 pm

      From Barnes & Noble at Westwood Village:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library, Saturday hours @ West Seattle Tool Library (at Youngstown)
    6. NFL Playoffs on the big screen at Feedback Lounge
      11:30 am – 8:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Sports

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be open Saturdays and Sundays for lunch at 11:30 am, and welcome sports fans to watch the NFL Playoff games on the big screen!

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      NFL Playoffs on the big screen at Feedback Lounge
    7. Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Every Saturday, you’re invited to visit.

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    8. Free E-Cycling event @ South Park Neighborhood Center
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      ECOSS and InterConnection.org are working together to provide a FREE E-Cycling Event Saturday January 4th from 1-4 pm at South Park Neighborhood Center (8201 10th AVE S, Seattle WA 98108), where you can recycle old electronics for FREE!

      Items that will be accepted are: desktops, laptops, TVs, cell phones, printers, monitors, hard drives, and most other portable electronics.

      The items collected will be donations and donors will receive a donation receipt.

      If you are interested in learning more or would like to volunteer for this event please email me at: ariel@ecoss.org.

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    9. All About Omegas! @ Metropolitan Market
      3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      From Metropolitan Market/Admiral (WSB sponsor):

      Omega-3, in three different ways. Find your favorite way to get this important fatty acid by sampling salmon, Barlean’s Omega Swirls, and Barlean’s Flax Oil.

      Saturday January 4, 2014 3:00 pm — 6:00 pm

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    10. A Very Ozzy New Year @ Feedback Lounge
      9:30 pm – 11:45 pm

      Stop in at Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) on Saturday January 4th, 9:30 pm to rock out to A Very Ozzy new Year tribute to Ozzy Osbourne!

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    11. ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at midnight @ Admiral Theater
      11:59 pm – 11:59 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Films

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

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  36. Jan
    5
    Sun
    2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    3. West Seattle Farmers’ Market
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

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    4. Punch Up the Probiotics @ Metropolitan Market
      11:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Stop in at Metropolitan Market/Admiral (WSB sponsor) Sunday January 5, 2014 11:00 am—2:00 pm:

      Probiotics offer balance, and we’re offering a balanced array of products from which to get them. Try Kombucha, Good Belly, and Greek Gods Kefir.

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

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

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

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      West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
    6. NFL Playoffs on the big screen at Feedback Lounge
      11:30 am – 8:00 pm
      Read more
      Categories: Sports

      Feedback Lounge (WSB sponsor) will be open Saturdays and Sundays for lunch at 11:30 am, and welcome sports fans to watch the NFL Playoff games on the big screen!

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      NFL Playoffs on the big screen at Feedback Lounge
    7. Free Women’s Self-Defense Class @ Seattle Integrated Martial Arts
      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

      From Seattle Integrated Martial Arts:

      FREE Women’s Self-Defense class, Sunday, January 5th, 2:00-3:30 PM at
      Seattle Integrated Martial Arts (corner of Fauntleroy and Genesee). No experience necessary!

      All participants are invited to stick around and try our “Fit & Fierce” Women’s Self-Defense Bootcamp from 4:00-5:15, for FREE as well! Registration needed as space is limited. 206-935-4531 or classes@simamartialarts.com.

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    8. Fit & Fierce Women’s self-defense bootcamp class begins @ Seattle Integrated Martial Arts
      4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

      Seattle Integrated Martial Arts will be conducting another Fit & Fierce, Women’s Self-Defense Boot camp starting Sunday, January 5th! We cover the essentials to personal protection and weave it into functional workouts relative to self-defense techniques.

      There are 2 separate courses:
      Sundays 4:00-5:15 pm for Beginners,
      Mondays, 11:30-12:30 pm for Beginners and Intermediate.

      $65.00 for all 4 sessions
      $20.00 Drop In
      If 2 people sign up together they pay only $40.00 each!

      Please call 206-935-4531 or even better, email info@simamartialarts.com to reserve a space or to get any questions answered.

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    9. Roller Derby series begins @ Southwest Teen Life Center
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Adult Roller Derby is the fastest growing sport in the world with over 60 leagues forming weekly and globally. Seattle Roller Derby is athletic, instructional, non-violent, a great workout and has an amazing community. Seattle Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Seattle Roller Derby to provide the first league of its kind.

      Location: Southwest Teen Life Center (WSB sponsor)
      January 5th – March 25th
      Tuesdays 8-10 pm
      Sundays 7-9 pm

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  37. Jan
    6
    Mon
    2014

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

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

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    2. Krypton Community College ‘The Happiness Project’ begins @ West Seattle Office Junction
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      Free four-week course—The Happiness Project— open for registration.

      The Happiness Project is a free, four-week course held weekly at Office Junction, and led by Ryan Breske of Zeitgeist/33, a marketing agency in West Seattle.

      From the work of Gretchen Rubin, this course takes participants through a playful, five-step experiment to discover what specific habits will make them happier. It’s entirely free and registration is open to everyone!

      All sessions are held on the first floor of Office Junction in West Seattle, from noon to 1:30 p.m. beginning Monday, January 6th, 2014. Participants are asked to attend all four sessions and space is limited to 15 students.

      http://www.zeitgeist33.com/z-movement/krypton-community-college-course-003-gretchen-rubin-on-happiness

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    3. Homework help @ High Point Library
      3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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    4. Beginning oil painting classes start @ Alki Bathhouse
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      From the Alki Community Center :

      Ages 18 and older:
      Introduction to traditional oil painting. Learn everything from stretching a canvas to varnishing a finish piece. Over six classes you will learn the basics of ground preparation, color mixing, painting from life and finishing off a work of art.

      Mondays, 6-8 pm
      Location: Alki Bathhouse

      3/3-3/24
      $90

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    5. Seattle Opera’s ‘Rigoletto’ preview @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      On Monday, January 6th, 6:30-7:30 pm, everyone is invited to the West Seattle (Admiral) Library’s preview lecture of Seattle Opera’s upcoming production of Verdi’s “Rigoletto.”

      Join us for a look inside Verdi’s iconic melodrama, “Rigoletto,” that boasts an action-packed plot, memorably complex characters and a hit parade of well-crafted music.

      Hugely popular ever since its Venice premiere, this tense and brutal tale of a deformed court jester caught in a web of corruption, lechery and revenge runs the full emotional gamut in true operatic fashion.

      The preview will include recorded musical excerpts designed to enhance the enjoyment and appreciation of the production.

      Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

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    6. Trivia with Tom Hutyler @ Christo's on Alki
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Enjoy the trivia game hosted by Tom Hutyler (the Voice of Safeco Field) at Christo’s on Alki, Monday nights starting at 7.

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  38. Jan
    7
    Tue
    2014

    1. Free Tai Chi class @ The Center for Movement & Healing
      8:30 am – 9:30 am

      FREE Tai Chi Class to Chi in the New Year!

      Tuesday, January 7th, 2014, 8:30 am to 9:30 am at The Center for Movement & Healing, 7901 35th Ave SW, (Upstairs from Swedish Automotive’s offices)

      Hosted by:
      Wise Orchid Martial Arts — Taijiquan & Qigong

      Sifu Viola Brumbaugh of Wise Orchid Martial Arts invites you to join in a Free Tai Chi class on Tuesday, January 7th to bring a wash a fresh energy into your new year. No previous experience necessary. Everyone welcome. Please wear loose fitting comfortable clothes. No street shoes on training floor. Indoor training shoes, socks or bare feet okay.

      Parking: Please no parking in the Swedish Automotive parking lot. Street parking is convenient and plentiful. Thank You!

      Contact for more info:
      Viola Brumbaugh
      206-321-0613
      viola@wise-orchid.com
      http://wise-orchid.com/

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    2. Nature Consortium Forest Restoration workparty @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The West Duwamish Greenbelt needs you! Volunteer with Nature Consortium and help restore vital habitat in Seattle’s largest remaining forest. Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive plant species, mulch, clean up litter, and plant native trees and shrubs.

      Nature Consortium hosts volunteer restoration work parties year round. Currently we are working Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm in the West Duwamish Greenbelt located in West Seattle. Come experience some fun in the forest as we engage in hands-on conservation work.

      We provide tools, gloves, and all the training you need to get started. Each work party begins with a short informal forest ecology workshop. Volunteers can expect to pitch in for a variety of restoration activities including removing invasive plants, mulching, and forest maintenance. Planting occurs October-March, and summer months also include forest monitoring.

      We blend art and nature in everything that we do. Performing artists “play in the woods” during many of our work parties, and include singers and instrumentalists. Learn more and sign up today at www.naturec.org/volunteer.

      Perks of participating in Our Urban Forest Restoration events:

      ·Spend the day in the great outdoors
      ·Learn about local forest ecology
      ·Meet and hang out with fun people
      ·Listen to great local music
      ·Make a difference in your community
      ·Get Service Learning credit or building a resume
      ·Earn a free t-shirt after 12 hours of service
      ·Rack up a ton of cool points!

      For Groups or Teams:
      Looking for team building or group volunteer activities? Nature Consortium offers a fun and unique experience for groups of any size that includes tools, gloves, learning, and live music in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Please contact volunteer@naturec.org to schedule a restoration event with your team or to learn more!

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    3. Book Reading Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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      Categories: Books

      Tuesdays 1:00–2:00 pm, join us at the Senior Center of West Seattle for something different in the way to enjoy a book. Join us for insights, ideas and sharing. We read out loud in the group, and when there’s something someone would like to discuss, we stop for a few minutes to talk about it. We’ll be choosing a new book for the group in the near future. Come, be part of the process. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions about the group, contact Fred Matthews at seafam2010@gmail.com.

      Cost: Suggested donation $1 member / $2 non-member

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    4. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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    5. Claymation series begins @ Southwest Teen Life Center
      4:45 pm – 6:15 pm

      At the Southwest Teen Life Center:

      Learn the art of claymation for free! Ages 11-19.

      Tuesdays 4:45-6:15 pm
      January 7 – March 18

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      4:45 pm
      Claymation series begins @ Southwest Teen Life Center
    6. Spanish Storytime @ South Park Library
      6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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

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      6:30 pm
      West Seattle Bike Connections meeting
  39. Jan
    8
    Wed
    2014

    1. Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
      12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

      Please join us…Our club meets 7:00 am every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, and Noon every 2nd Wednesday of each month, at Be’s Restaurant in the Junction, at 4509 California Ave SW. Park in rear lot and enter the rear door.

      Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community.

      Contact us at 206-938-8032 or warrenlawless@comcast.net

      Visit us on Facebook, Read what’s happening on our Blog, and check out our photo album on Flickr

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      Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Be's Restaurant
    2. American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      What: American Mah Jongg in West Seattle!
      When: Wednesdays, 1-3 pm
      Where: Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St
      Who: Everyone is welcome – all ages

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

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      1:00 pm
      American Mah Jongg in West Seattle! @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    3. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      Homework help @ High Point Library
    4. Trakademics for teens series begins @ Southwest Teen Life Center
      4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      At the Southwest Teen Life Center:

      Ages 12-19
      Ever dreamed of laying down a hot track, mix it then remix it, record it then copy it, pass it out to your friends so they can peep your mad skills? You can do just that in our state of the art learning laboratory. Trakademics is a music literacy program that can teach you all of the above and then some!! E-13’s are required for an occasional field trip!

      Free!
      Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 pm
      January 8 through March 19

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      4:30 pm
      Trakademics for teens series begins @ Southwest Teen Life Center
    5. Real Girls Talk Group @ Southwest Teen Life Center
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      At the Southwest Teen Life Center:

      Ages 12-18
      LADIES!! Looking for a place to talk? Have questions about boys, relationships, friendships, school, your future or life in general? Real Talk Girls Group is the place for you. Feel free to sit in on conversations in an all-female / non-judgmental setting.
      Participants who attend the weekly discussion may attend the bi-weekly field trips. E-13 Forms are required for participation and occasional field trips.

      Free!
      1/8-3/21
      W/F
      5:30-6:30 pm

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      5:30 pm
      Real Girls Talk Group @ Southwest Teen Life Center
    6. Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
      8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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

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

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      8:30 pm
      Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
  40. Jan
    9
    Thu
    2014

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

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

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      12:00 pm
      West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
    2. Homework help @ High Point Library
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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      4:00 pm
      Homework help @ High Point Library
    3. Artists Raina Koller, Rachel Smith and Stephanie Smith @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

      “Residual Tear” art exhibit
      January 9 th – February 5th, 2014

      Raina Koller, Rachel Smith and Stephanie Smith

      Opening Thursday January 8th
      with Trunk Show by KnuckleKiss Jewelry

      Artist Talk and Reception – Saturday January 11th
      6 to 9 pm

      Whether in our human experiences or out in the physical world in which we live, there are lingering scars, memories, thoughts, or imprints that are left behind. Like a tear – a lasting wound or a silent, salty stream – these experiences are sometimes exposed and isolated, other times hidden under many layers amidst the residue after everything else has passed.

      Residual Tear features the work of Raina Kollar, Rachel Smith and Stephanie Smith

      Raina Koller’s work is inspired by the subtle qualities of mundane materials and the redeemable nuances where geometry and the organic coexist.

      Rachel and Stephanie Smith explore the themes of isolation and the transformations that can occur within situations or feelings that produce seclusion.

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      6:00 pm
      Artists Raina Koller, Rachel Smith and Stephanie Smith @ Twilight Art Gallery and Boutique
    4. Artwalk & New Year’s Resolutions Fair @ West Seattle Office Junction
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      In January Office Junction is part of the West Seattle Artwalk with a special networking opportunity:


      Art Walk & New Years Resolutions Fair 6–9:00 pm
      For this Art Walk we want to give the opportunity to connect you with some local businesses that will help you get on the right track with your New Years Resolution for 2014.

      For more details visit: http://www.wsofficejunction.com/art-walk.html

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      6:00 pm
      Artwalk & New Year’s Resolutions Fair @ West Seattle Office Junction
    5. Road Map to College: College application event for HS seniors @ Chief Sealth International High School
      6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Join Seattle School District Director Marty McLaren at Road Map to College: College application event for seniors Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 6:00–7:30 pm at Chief Sealth International High School. All 12th graders welcome!

      At this event, you and your family can get free professional help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other financial aid applications so you can get money for college. The FAFSA is the single most important application for financial aid. It is required for most scholarships, grants, and loans.

      * Get support applying to community, technical and 4-year colleges
      * Meet with writing tutors to develop and review your admission essays
      * Consult with college reps and experts to help complete and submit applications
      * Enjoy free access to computers, printers and internet

      Additional information about Road Map to College can be found at http://roadmaptocollege.org/college-application-events/.

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      6:00 pm
      Road Map to College: College application event for HS seniors @ Chief Sealth International High School
    6. West Seattle Art Walk
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

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

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      West Seattle Art Walk
    7. “Learn How to Make a Comic Book” class begins @ Delridge Community Center
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      At the Delridge Community Center (WSB sponsor):

      For ages 6-12
      Superheroes, villains, talking animals and princesses! In this fun and creative class, kids will create their own comic book by learning bold illustration/cartooning techniques that tell their story through motion lines, body movements and facial expressions. Kids will also learn to develop the plot line, interesting characters, imaginative scenery, and create a cover design.
      Instructor: Sarah Miller

      Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 pm
      1/9-1/30
      $50

      2/6-2/27
      $50

      3/6-3/27
      $50

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      6:30 pm
      “Learn How to Make a Comic Book” class begins @ Delridge Community Center
  41. Jan
    10
    Fri
    2014

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

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

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      7:30 am
      West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
    2. Tours and Open House at Sanislo Elementary School
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Coming up at Sanislo Elementary School:

      We welcome prospective families to visit our “great little school with big ideas” in February:

      Tours:
      FEBRUARY 6, 2014 10:00 am–11 am
      FEBRUARY 10, 2014 10:00 am—11 am

      Evening Open House:
      FEBRUARY 10, 2014 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

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      10:00 am
      Tours and Open House at Sanislo Elementary School
  42. Jan
    11
    Sat
    2014

    1. West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
      8:00 am – 8:00 am

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

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