West Seattle Event Calendar

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May
14
Sun
2017
Mother’s Day Glass Blowing Live Demo @ Avalon Glassworks
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mother’s Day Glass Blowing Live Demo
Sunday, May 14, 2017
11am-5pm
Bring Mom to see the artists at Avalon Glassworks create blown glass right in front of you. Free to watch.

Avalon Glassworks
2914 SW Avalon Way
206-937-6369

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Jun
28
Wed
2017
‘Calligraphy: The Art of Lettering’ ages 9-12 @ Southwest Library
Jun 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Calligraphy: The Art of Lettering Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:30 – 4pm @ Southwest Branch. Registration is required.

Practice basic strokes of calligraphy guided by different fonts (Italian, Roman, and Gothic) using calligraphy markers and pens with local teaching artist, Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys. Registration is required.

Explore a variety of inks, such as walnut ink and India ink, while writing with a calligraphy pen and create a mixed media bookmark with your favorite poem, verse or quote. For ages 9-12.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.
Notes Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.
More… www.spl.org…
Contact Info :Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian
Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jun
29
Thu
2017
Printmaking: Zodiac Symbols @ High Point Library
Jun 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

High Point Branch Library Program for ages 9-12: Printmaking Zodiac Symbols. Thursday, June 29, 2017, 1:30 – 3 pm. Registration is required.

Explore the printmaking techniques called mono-prints with local teaching artist, Amaranta Sandys.

Different tools, papers and inks will be available to create your print. Using different sizes of foam sheets, where you’ll draw and personalize your favorite zodiac symbols.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required.

The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.

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

Room Capacity Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
15
Sat
2017
“Make Media That Matters!” for teens @ Delridge Branch Library
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“Make Media That Matters!” for teens at the Delridge Branch on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 1 – 4 pm.
Registration is required.

Your voice matters more than ever. Learn how to tell your story and learn the basics of creating videos to get your values heard! Registration is required.
Description Stand up for your future with Reel Grrls! For ages 13-18.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long. The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome.
Online registration for this program opens two weeks before the program starts and closes three business days before the program date. Make changes to your registration after that date by calling or visiting the branch.
More… www.spl.org
Delridge Branch or 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Jul
27
Thu
2017
Suminagashi: The Ancient Art of Marbling Paper (for teens) @ West Seattle Branch Library
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Suminagashi: The Ancient Art of Marbling Paper, Thursday, July 27, 2017, 10 – 11:30 am.

Explore different ways of marbling paper using different colors and patterns taught during the workshop.
Participants will create a set of Suminagashi to be incorporated into the cover of a book, calendar, banner or simply a card.

This program is part of the Library’s 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! The Library is offering hundreds of free programs and activities for children and teens to keep youth engaged in reading and learning all summer long. The 2017 Summer of Learning program, Blast Off to Space! is funded by generous donations from The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Tableau.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
More… www.spl.org…
West Seattle Branch, 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian.

Space is limited at library events

. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Sep
23
Sat
2017
Quilt Show and Wine Tasting @ Alki Masonic Center
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Quilt Show at Alki Masonic Center

“Stitchin n Sippin” Quilt Show and Wine Tasting
Sept. 23rd at the Alki Masonic Center
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Entrance Fee: $15.00
Includes Wine Tastings & Souvenir Glass
($5.00 Entrance Fee—No Tastings or Glass)

Raffle Prize:
Grace Z44 Hand Quilting Frame
4 Rails 59-108″W, Stand Tiltable, No Baste
Valued at $699.95
Raffle Tickets will be $1.00 each
Drawing to be held @ 3:30PM

For Info or to Show, Sell or Donate, contact: SNSGCW@yahoo.com
Alki Masonic Center, Diana Moulden, Chairman 253-221-5410

Sponsored by Grand Court of Washington Order of the Amaranth
All proceeds to benefit Diabetes Research.

Oct
14
Sat
2017
See Art / Make Art: Miniature Basket Weaving With Lene Sangster @ Southwest Branch Library
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

See Art / Make Art: Miniature Basket Weaving With Lene Sangster
10:30 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 @ Southwest Branch Library.

Drop-in miniature basket art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster. This workshop is intended for ages 7-adult and is ideal for multi age groups.

We will be weaving a miniature basket out of every day, inexpensive materials. The participants will learn the basic elements of weaving. The goal of this workshop is to make a miniature basket and also give the participant knowledge enough that they can continue weaving at home. We will be using a variety of materials and the project can be modified for various age groups. At the end of this art class, you will take home your miniature basket.

The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 26th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit.

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

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Oct
21
Sat
2017
See Art / Make Art: Basic Embroidery with Lene Sangster @ Southwest Branch Library
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

See Art / Make Art: Basic Embroidery with Lene Sangster
10:30 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday October 21, 2017 @ Southwest Branch Library.

Drop-in embroidery art project led by Seattle artist and educator Lene Sangster.

A basic embroidery session where students make their own design image, and learn to embroider on top. At the end of this art class, you will take home your embroidered piece. This workshop is intended for ages 7-adult and is ideal for multi age groups.

The See Art/Make Art series is part of the 26th Annual Southwest Artist Showcase, a non-juried, nonprofit exhibit.

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

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

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

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

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

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

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

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

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