West Seattle Thursday: Art Walk; Firefighter Story Time; more

(Wednesday morning almost-moonset photo by mriggen, from the WSB Flickr group pool)
Highlights from the WSB West Seattle Events calendar:

FIREFIGHTER STORY TIME: Bring your kids to get read to by firefighters! Today’s edition is at the Southwest branch of the Seattle Public Library (9010 35th Ave SW), 11 am.

LEARN TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Free civic-skills-training class in West Seattle, presented by Seattle Free School, full details here including how to register, 4:30 pm at the High Point Library (35th/Raymond).

WEST SEATTLE ART WALK! Dozens of venues around West Seattle are waiting to welcome you with art and in some cases music and treats – check out previews on the official site. 6 – 9 pm; walking map/venue list is here.

BAZAAR AT THE KENNEY: During the Art Walk, The Kenney (WSB sponsor) is also hosting a bazaar, with proceeds going toward the Resident Life Care Fund for residents whose financial resources fall short. The Kenney says items on sale include “arts and crafts made by our residents and family members … greeting cards, pressed flower bookmarks, snowman kits, lavender sachets, scarves, afghans, jewelry, super yummy baked goods and more including a rummage sale table and a funny game involving a mustache.” (7125 Fauntleroy Way SW)

HIGH-SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES: These are open houses for students’ families to come meet their teachers and learn about this year’s curriculum. Chief Sealth International HIgh School‘s open house starts at 6 pm with a gathering in the auditorium; West Seattle High School open house starts with a gathering in the gym at 6:30 pm; more details in this preview from earlier today.

M3 OPEN HOUSE: M3 Bodyworks (WSB sponsor) catered open house (including ginger-snap cookies with pumpkin-chiffon dip, says proprietor Michael Mandell) featuring artist Sarah Barrick, 6-9 pm.

SOUTHWEST SEATTLE BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN: Linda Mitchell, president of the National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington (State), is the guest. This group includes West Seattleites but meets tonight in Burien, 6 pm, Angelo’s Italian Restaurant, 601 SW 153rd, all welcome.

PARKS BUDGET: Tonight the city Parks Board gets a briefing on the department’s budget proposal, including service reductions at some community centers, 7 pm at Parks HQ downtown.

2 Replies to "West Seattle Thursday: Art Walk; Firefighter Story Time; more"

  • madison parent October 13, 2011 (11:07 am)

    M3 bodyworks is awesome! They take insurence including some other providers don’t. They have so many massage therapists you can try a few till you find a fit and they work really hard to get you in on short notice

  • ToolShare October 13, 2011 (5:37 pm)

    To add to the Thursday fun, The West Seattle Tool Library will be hosting a DIYers get together tonight, 6-8pm, as part of our monthly Ask an Expert series in our Community Workshop. It’s free as always and you can show up whenever you like: http://bit.ly/oCKiyu So many cool things in West Seattle!

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