West Seattle Event Calendar

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Playshop @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Apr 22 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

April 22nd

12:30-4:00 pm

Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
9131 California Ave. SW

In this half-day playshop, we will dive into activities that bring our awareness to what we create from fear. Then we will shift our focus from fear to creating fun thus opening ourselves up to reinventing our lives. The activities are a mix of improv games and scenes, and activities that engage our body’s intelligence for full expression. No experience necessary.

Do you want to:

PLAY through your issues instead of working hard on them?

LEARN to use improv as a way to practice creating what you really want?

ACT out your dreams and conjure fun?!

YES, AND your experience, and discover how loving yourself can be a playful, embodied practice in creative expression?

If yes, then join us in improv games and mind/body centering activities as we play and uncover old unconscious patterns and stories. Then we’ll apply the simple “Yes, And” rule of improv: We’ll say YES to them, and dive in adding humour and fun. Then we’ll add the AND to create a new story of our choosing.

I use presence and play to facilitate the discovery of what you really want. Then we use improv to practice co-creating your dreams so that you can experience the feeling of receiving what you really want.

Come play with us and begin co-creating your new story! RSVP required. $37 per person if you pay online through Meet Up: www.meetup.com/PLAY-IT-OUT/. $35 if you pay cash at the door. Please RSVP to me via e-mail if you plan to pay cash at the door: playitoutimprov@outlook.com.

Artist workshop @ Inner Alchemy
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! We’re hosting a workshop just for you!

Saturday, April 28, 2018

12-4 pm

Inner Alchemy (7354 35th Ave SW)

$5.00 includes workshop, beverages, and light snacks

Presented by West Seattle Art Walk and the Alki Art Fair

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: http://bit.ly/2pl1DvV

Help make your neighborhood hate-free: Bystander Intervention Workshop @ Admiral UCC Church
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bystander Intervention Workshop. Help Make Your Neighborhood Hate-Free at Admiral United Church of Christ, 4320 SW Hill Street, on May 20 from 2-3:30.

Anti-Hate Alaska Junction, a new grassroots organization, presents Bystander Intervention Workshop, which uses interactive techniques to help attendees learn how to intervene in an aggressive or harassing interaction – protecting the target while not escalating the perpetrator.

Led by Reverend Andrew Conley-Holcom, this experience will increase your confidence about intervening when needed. You’ll learn to bypass your “flight or fight” reaction and bring calm and de-escalation skills if you witness a threatening interaction.

Training is free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Email antihate3@gmail.com with your name and phone number. Walk-ins welcome.

Everyone wants to live in a hate-free neighborhood. Do what you can to make it happen!

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