West Seattle Event Calendar

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/performance to be listed here? Please send basic info AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE to westseattleblog@gmail.com – thanks! Please include full details AS PLAIN TEXT IN YOUR E-MAIL, *not* in an attached doc/poster/flyer/etc. A web link for more info helps too. Thank you!

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How to use this calendar: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Nov
1
Thu
2018
Giving Tree for Hickman House @ CAPERS
Nov 1 – Dec 21 all-day

CAPERS of West Seattle hosts the annual Giving Tree from November 1st to December 21st to benefit the Hickman House.

The Hickman House is a foundation to help single women with children who are survivors of domestic violence. Established in 1988, this organization provides homes to families for up to 24 months or until they get back on their feet and are self-sufficient. Education, support, case management services and gathering resources are among the other services provided by the organization.

To participate in the Giving Tree, select a star from the tree and purchase the wish. Participants can drop off the gift to CAPERS by 12/22 (no gift wrap necessary) and it will be delivered to the Hickman House.

CAPERS, as well as the community of West Seattle have been happy to support the Hickman house since 1990 through the Giving Tree. CAPERS is the home entertaining and gift shop in the West Seattle Junction that features locally sourced, eco-friendly and fairly-traded products to make your house a home. Owner, Lisa Myers and staff, dedicate both time and resources to help those in the neighborhood that are less fortunate.

Nov
23
Fri
2018
ALL THE HOLIDAY INFO IS IN OUR GUIDE
Nov 23 2018 – Jan 3 2019 all-day

Complete holiday info: See our West Seattle Holiday Guide

Dec
18
Tue
2018
Free play space for kids @ West Seattle Church of the Nazarene
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9 am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church is opening its nursery area, free, to parents, grandparents, and caregivers who want to bring in their little ones to play. Free. Beverages provided. Wi-Fi too. More backstory here.

South Park Library morning book club @ South Park Library
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

FEBRUARY 20 and all third Tuesdays of the month:

South Park Library Morning Book Group, 9:30-10:30 am at South Park Senior Center, 8201 10th Ave. S. Pick up a copy of this month’s title from South Park Library.

All adult readers welcome!

Baby Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Come to Baby Story Time at West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library! This fun program builds Early Literacy skills through books, songs & play. For infants ages 4–12 months (sorry, older sibs need to stay at home).

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

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

Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly meeting @ Alki Masonic Lodge
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly luncheon meeting is usually on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm at the Alki Masonic Lodge in The Junction.

These meetings are open to everyone and we welcome members and non-members!

Follow this link to the Rotary website to check the calendar for program info, guest speakers.

Free legal consultations for seniors @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Free Legal Consultations with Heather de Vrieze.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2-4 pm

Appointments starting at 2:00 pm
FREE 20 Minute Consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 ext. 1

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Free Yoga and Child Care @ Neighborhood House High Point
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Yoga + Child care

(ongoing)

Tuesdays

6 pm-7 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us on Tuesdays from 6 pm-7 pm at Neighborhood House High Point for yoga for all levels. Free child care will be provided, however, space is limited. First come first serve. We have a limited number of yoga mats available, if you have your own, please plan to bring it along.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Evening book group @ High Point Library
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s High Point Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the High Point Branch. Everyone is welcome. Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

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. 206-684-7454.

Track workout with West Seattle Runner
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm

Meet at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) Tuesdays 6:30 pm for a free track workout run:

All our group runs meet at West Seattle Runner, are free, and there is no need to pre-register.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ Brookdale West Seattle
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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

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

All Ages Show: The Cannabis Alliance Presents: The Gong Show @ The Skylark Café & Club
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

At Skylark Café & Club

***What’s The Gong Show?***

The Gong Show, our reprise of the 70’s TV show, is a one of a kind talent show where we showcase the cannabis industry’s most unique and ridiculous talents in front of a panel of celebrity judges.

Are you an amazing unicyclist? Can you juggle with your feet? Do you have the singing voice of an angel? We are looking for YOU!

Not only is this a really fun opportunity for the cannabis community to come together and share some laughs, but The Gong Show is also a fundraiser for The Cannabis Alliance. Money raised from ticket sales and donations will go towards supporting the very important work we do.

LEARN MORE: https://www.thecannabisalliance.us/about_the_alliance

All Ages. $25

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/777645685910853/

Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Shambhala Meditation – Ongoing Series (every Tuesday evening) at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, South Classroom / 111 (check the source calendar here)

7:00-7:45 PM Meditation
7:45-8:00 PM Tea and Social Time
8:00-8:30 PM Group Discussion

Sitting meditation begins at 7:00 PM. Please arrive by 6:50 PM if you are interested in receiving meditation instruction.

Group discussion will begin at 8:00. We may have a guest speaker who will discuss a meditation topic and/or lead a group discussion.

Prerequisites: None, open to everyone, and no previous experience with meditation is necessary.

Contact:
Ernestina Morris and Susan Rosenberg
206-280-2231 or 720-300-8775

Weekly trivia at Ounces
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

FREE Tuesday Trivia!
Every Tuesday at 7 pm

Join us for Trivia night, every Tuesday! It’s FREE to play — and you can win prizes!

West Seattle High School Winter Concerts @ WSHS Theater
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm

West Seattle High School Winter Concerts: Tuesday, Dec. 18th is our Jazz Ensemble Concert and Thursday, Dec. 20th is our Concert Band and Orchestra Concert. Both concerts start at 7 pm in the WSHS Theater and are free and open to the public.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 18 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
Dec 18 @ 9:00 pm

Singer Songwriter Night With Bobby Malvestuto

Come one, come all! Everyone is welcome to sing and play their instrument of choice to a crowd of thirsty and enthusiastic fellow songwriters. This is a great place to meet the community through a shared mutual interest – rocking out!

Tuesday nights, 9 pm, at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant – check the calendar here.

Dec
19
Wed
2018
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Wed., 10–11:30 am, Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. Also offered on Mondays, 1–2:30 pm. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Dec 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

It is story at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

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

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

Intermediate MahJong: American Version @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

What: American Mah Jongg in West Seattle!
When: Wednesdays, 1-3 pm
Where: Senior Center of West Seattle
Who: Everyone is welcome – all ages
$1 members / $2 non-members

Stretch your brain – ancient Chinese tile game somewhat similar to Rummy. This class is ideal for intermediate level players. Beginners are welcome to observe and/or arrange a teaching session at another time.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

Wed. Dec. 5: Gabriel Over the White House (1934)
-John Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Dickie Moore-(87m)****
Wed. Dec. 12: Saboteur (1942)
-Robert Cummings, Priscilla Lane, Norman Lloyd, Otto Kruger-(108m)****
Wed. Dec. 19: The Song of Bernadette-Part 1 (1943)
-Jennifer Jones, William Eythe, Charles Bickford, Vincent Price, Gladys Cooper-(78m)****
Wed. Dec. 26: The Song of Bernadette-Part 2 (1943) (78m)****

Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Homework help @ High Point Library
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 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.

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

Contact Info: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian

West Seattle Runner Wednesday Group Run
Dec 19 @ 6:15 pm

Meet at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) Wednesdays 6:15 pm for a free group run:

All our group runs meet at West Seattle Runner, are free, and there is no need to pre-register.

‘Get Fit West Seattle’ Information Night @ West Seattle Runner
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Get Fit West Seattle Information Night
Wednesday Dec 19th
6:30 pm

Get Fit West Seattle is a free couch to half marathon training program. We will begin training Saturday January 5, 2019 with a one-mile run! We will give you a training program to finish a half marathon in June!! Come find out more.

Perks:

*Training plan
*Two weekly group runs
*Injury Clinic with Dr. Nate Moore from Seattle Sports Chiropractic
*Run 101 Clinic with Certified RRCA coach Lori, a P3|Running Coach
*Running buddies for accountability

This is a program for BEGINNERS!!!

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PLEASE JOIN US…Our club meets at 6:30pm every Wednesday* upstairs at the Sisson Building in West Seattle.The address is 4217 SW Oregon St, on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

Contact us at (206) 552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

*Except as noted in the Kiwanis website calendar here.

South Park Library evening book group at SP Senior Center
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

FEBRUARY 21 and all third Wednesdays of the month:

South Park Library Evening Book Group, 6:30-8 pm at South Park Senior Center, 8201 10th Ave. S.

Pick up a copy of this month’s title from South Park Library. All adult readers welcome!

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Dec 19 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Dec 19 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

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

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

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

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

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

Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 19 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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

Trivia every Wednesday night at 8:30 pm. It goes until a little after 10 pm. It’s $2 per person, and we have no maximum 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.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 19 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 20 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Dec
20
Thu
2018
Free play space for kids @ West Seattle Church of the Nazarene
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9 am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church is opening its nursery area, free, to parents, grandparents, and caregivers who want to bring in their little ones to play. Free. Beverages provided. Wi-Fi too. More backstory here.

Legal assistance for seniors on Elder Law & Estate Planning @ Senior Center of West Seatlte
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

From the Senior Center of West Seattle:

Legal Assistance – Elder Law & Estate Planning with John Llewellyn, Attorney at Law

Thursdays, December 6 & 20

Time: Appointments start at 10:00 am

FREE 20 minute consultations. Call front desk to make appointment: 206-932-4044 x1.

West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

Alzheimer’s Association Men’s Caregiver Support Group @ Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Alzheimer’s Association men’s caregiver support groups provide a place for male caregivers to learn and gain support from other male caregivers who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options.

A free support group for unpaid male care partners of individuals with memory loss is held the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1:00–2:30 pm at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Burien, Washington.

Contact facilitator Gerry Crouch at 206-632-3985 for details.

Alzheimer’s Association, Western & Central Washington State Chapter, on FaceBook.

Brain Injury Support Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 20 @ 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.

http://www.biawa.org/supportgroups.php

West Seattle/Alaska Junction Brain Injury Support Group
3rd Thursday of month, 1-2:30pm
Senior Center of West Seattle
California Ave/Oregon St
4217 SW Oregon St., 2nd Flr Café
Seattle, WA 98116
Contact: Joel Laguatan 206-948-8552 joelvl62062@yahoo.com

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

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Bill Davie performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy Bill Davie (Alternative Folk Singer/songwriter/poet acoustic guitar and vocals) at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

Punk Rock Aerobics @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

New class Thursday nights!

Kick out the jams! New location, new night, new friends!

Fitness Misfits join us for a unique 60-minute workout: adaptable cardio, strength and flexibility, plus a healthy dose of courage and laughs.

All kinds of people, all kinds of music, all kinds of fun. Suitable for all bodies, mature kiddos.
$12 / sliding scale / all budgets.
Drop in cash/card

Two rounds of trivia @ Great American Diner and Bar
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Trivia! Every Thursday, 7:00 PM & 8:00 PM.

Fun! Free! Prizes! The Great American Diner & Bar, 4752 California Ave SW

West Seattle High School Winter Concerts @ WSHS Theater
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm

West Seattle High School Winter Concerts: Tuesday, Dec. 18th is our Jazz Ensemble Concert and Thursday, Dec. 20th is our Concert Band and Orchestra Concert. Both concerts start at 7 pm in the WSHS Theater and are free and open to the public.

‘Jane Eyre’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Jane Eyre
Music & Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Book and additional lyrics by John Caird
Adapted from the novel by Charlotte Brontë

Nominated for 5 Tony awards, including Best Musical
New 10-person Chamber version

When a spirited young orphan finds an unexpected home with a wealthy family, she also – against all odds and expectations – finds love. But strange voices from the attic and dark secrets from the past spark flames of fate that could consume them all. With sweeping music in a new chamber version of the celebrated musical, Charlotte Brontë’s classic love story soars to life and introduces this trailblazing heroine to a new generation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“This fairytale of love and suspense, a sweeping story with universal and timeless themes that don’t need ever-more-impressive special effects to catch attention, grips from the start.” The Toronto Star

“…blessed with a luxuriant score, haunting and memorable music, and crisp, intelligent lyrics which speak from the very heart of this tragic and romantic story.” Talkin’ Broadway

Get Tickets

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

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 20 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 21 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Dec
21
Fri
2018
West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
Dec 21 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

West Seattle Earlybirds, Toastmasters Club #650
ArtsWest Theater (back entrance)
7:35 am to 9:00 am Fridays
For details, email westseattleearlybirds650@gmail.com

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

Fri. Dec. 7: Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
-Olivia de Havilland, Charles Boyer, Victor Francen, Paulette Goddard (115m)****
Fri. Dec. 14: Inside Man (2006)
-Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, Clive Owen, Willem Dafoe (128m)****
Fri. Dec. 21: Lagaan, Once Upon a Time in India Part 1 (2001)
-Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne-(112m)****
Fri. Dec. 28: Lagaan, Once Upon a Time in India Part 2 (112m)****

Homage to Richard Hugo @ Mac's Triangle Pub
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2nd annual celebration of the life of White Center poet Richard Hugo, on his birthday, December 21st, 7 pm at Mac’s Triangle Pub.

Plant for the Planet West Seattle meetings @ Puget Ridge Cohousing
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

With the growth of Plant for the Planet (a youth-led climate organization) in Seattle and enough Climate Justice Ambassadors in the South, we have officially kicked off our monthly West Seattle meetings. Every 3rd Friday we’ll meet at 7 PM at the Puget Ridge Co-housing Common House. Children who would like to be active to get our planet back to a stable climate and their parents are always welcome to join. Please RSVP by email – pftp-west-seattle@googlegroups.com

REST performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

REST performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

Based out of Seattle, WA, REST is a singer/songwriter whose voice and songwriting skills create a notable combination. REST is an independent artist who makes indie acoustic style music in an effort to put more honesty into the media and music industry. REST’s debut EP, “Good Enough,” is out now.

REST performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

REST performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

Based out of Seattle, WA, REST is a singer/songwriter whose voice and songwriting skills create a notable combination. REST is an independent artist who makes indie acoustic style music in an effort to put more honesty into the media and music industry. REST’s debut EP, “Good Enough,” is out now.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

‘Jane Eyre’ @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Jane Eyre
Music & Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Book and additional lyrics by John Caird
Adapted from the novel by Charlotte Brontë

Nominated for 5 Tony awards, including Best Musical
New 10-person Chamber version

When a spirited young orphan finds an unexpected home with a wealthy family, she also – against all odds and expectations – finds love. But strange voices from the attic and dark secrets from the past spark flames of fate that could consume them all. With sweeping music in a new chamber version of the celebrated musical, Charlotte Brontë’s classic love story soars to life and introduces this trailblazing heroine to a new generation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“This fairytale of love and suspense, a sweeping story with universal and timeless themes that don’t need ever-more-impressive special effects to catch attention, grips from the start.” The Toronto Star

“…blessed with a luxuriant score, haunting and memorable music, and crisp, intelligent lyrics which speak from the very heart of this tragic and romantic story.” Talkin’ Broadway

Get Tickets

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

Northwest Boychoir ‘Festival of Lessons & Carols’ @ Holy Rosary Church
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Northwest Boychoir presents

A Festival of Lessons & Carols
A Northwest Holiday Tradition – December 14-23, 2018

at multiple area locations

The Northwest Boychoir celebrates its 40-year tradition of the presentation of its A Festival of Lessons & Carols concert series featuring eight regional performances in December. These holiday concerts showcase the 90-member combined chorus of the Northwest Boychoir and Vocalpoint! Seattle.

Patterned after the Christmas Eve observance at King’s College in Cambridge, England, A Festival of Lessons & Carols is 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.

For Tickets and More Information: www.nwboychoir.org

Reserved Seating. Advanced tickets encouraged as many venues sell-out.

Tickets are $11-$35, including discounts for seniors and students.

West Seattle: Two concerts

Sunday December 16, 7:00 pm
Holy Rosary Church
4210 SW Genesee Street

Friday, December 21, 7:30 pm
Holy Rosary Church

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 21 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 21 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Dec 22 @ 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.

Mobile blood drive in the Junction
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

BloodworkNW will have a mobile blood drive in the Junction on Saturday, November 17th. The Bloodmobile will be parked at 42nd and Alaska, 8:30 am–2:20 pm (closed 11:00 am–12:00 pm for a break). Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment. Please remember to hydrate and eat a good meal before donating and to bring your ID.

Santa at CAPERS
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CAPERS of West Seattle hosts Santa Mornings from December 1st-22nd.

Santa Claus will be available to take pictures from 9 to (corrected) noon, Saturdays and Sundays. Santa donates his time and resources to brighten up the holidays and get everyone in the Christmas spirit! A suggested donation lies at Santa’s post, and 100% of the proceeds go to the West Seattle Food Bank.

The West Seattle Food Bank provides food, baby supplies, pet food and other items to those in need residing in West Seattle. The organization turned the food bank into more of a grocery shopping feel, where comers can shop for the items that they need and be a bit more selective.

CAPERS Home is the home entertaining and gift shop in the West Seattle Junction that features locally sourced, eco-friendly and fairly-traded products to make your house a home. Owner, Lisa Myers and staff, dedicate both time and resources to help those in the neighborhood that are less fortunate.

West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Dec 22 @ 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!”

Check for details on the store’s website.

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 22 @ 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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Bike Club @ Ounces
Dec 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Bike Club
Every Saturday at 12:30 pm

Love Cycling & Beer? Join our cycle club! We’ll meet every Saturday at 12:30 for a 60-90 minute ride. Rides will be medium-level pace, suitable for all rider levels, with routes changing each week.

Community conversations with School Board president Leslie Harris @ various locations
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Drop in to talk with West Seattle/South Park school-board rep Leslie Harris, who is president of the board.

Both 3-5 pm:

12-22-18, Southwest Branch Library (9010 35th SW)

01-19-19, Delridge Branch Library (5423 Delridge Way SW)

Art opening at VAIN
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Art opening at VAIN (WSB sponsor):

We will be hosting an art opening on Saturday December 22nd 6-9pm for VAIN super stylist, creative powerhouse and West Seattle resident Sam Brown! She will be presenting prints of her hair art. She colors, cuts, braids and styles hair in bold styles then photographs and manipulates the images into psychedelic hair art. She loves shifting textures and colors in the salon and in her photography. Refreshments will be served.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 22 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 22 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Dec 23 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 am

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

West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
Dec 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

*Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “Living the Way of Jesus in West Seattle & Beyond” and welcomes ALL to worship with “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” WORSHIP SERVICE is at 10 am and includes infant & toddler care, Sunday school for elementary-age children, and a welcoming congregation for worship in the sanctuary. We hold coffee fellowship with treats after service at about 11 am. Youth groups meet on Sundays and include learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups for children and adults. Founded in 1909.

tibbettsumchurch.org

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

*Arbor Heights Community Church (4113 SW 102nd St) – “AHCC is a community of people joining Jesus on His mission to reconcile, heal and transform our community, city and world. We are located in the Arbor Heights neighborhood, and we gather on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. Programs are available for children as well.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*Bethany Community Church/West Seattle worships at 9 am on Sundays, 8600 9th SW. For more information, please visit our website.

*West Seattle Christian Church – West Seattle Christian is a group of people striving to be a Jesus community that cares about the things Jesus cares about. We would love to have join us for our weekend service or one of our special events or service opportunities. Sunday Worship is at 10:00 am in our Activity Center (just south of the main historic church building on 42nd Ave). Visitor parking is directly behind our historic sanctuary (off of Genesee) or in the small lot directly across 42nd Ave from the same building. Additional parking is down the hill in our larger lot off of 41st Ave. Online: westseattlechristian.church Also on Facebook and on Instagram. Say hello: 206-932-2098

West Side Presbyterian Church (3601 California Ave SW) – West Side is a cross=generational congregation committed to worshipping and serving Jesus Christ. We have a heart for our community and welcome young and old, alike. For more than a century, we’ve been opening our doors to the community. Currently, that includes a twice-monthly free Community Meal, Mothers of Preschoolers, West Side Wednesdays (early-release after school program) and Date Night for Young Families. Each Sunday we offer two worship services: 10 am and 5 pm. Evening worship is “come as you are” and very informal. Child, youth and adult Sunday School classes are offered at 9am. We welcome you to become a part of our family of faith!

Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ (4320 SW Hill) in the heart of the Admiral District is a progressive church inviting you to join us if you are looking for a place to belong, if you want to be loved, and be challenged, if you want to grow in trusting God, we invite you to “come and see.” 10:30 am, Sunday.

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church’s Adult Forums for Fall 2018
Dec 23 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Advent Practices for Anyone, with The Rev. Kate Wesch, and Katie Bucy

Preparing for Christmas can feel more frenzied than fun, especially when we have unrealistic expectations of ourselves and lose sight of what we are celebrating. Come explore ways you can prepare intentionally for Christmas by observing Advent practices. A variety of options will be discussed for families of all sizes and stages of development.

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The Rev. Kate Wesch is the Rector of St. John the Baptist.

Katie Bucy is a lifelong Episcopalian, raised at St. Paul’s Episcopal Seattle in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. She is a graduate of Education for Ministry (EfM) and a former co-mentor of an EfM class that met at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Before retirement Katie was an Early Intervention Specialist at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, working with students who struggled academically. At St. John the Baptist, Katie is a member of the Adult Formation Team, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. When her sons were young she taught them to observe Advent.

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Sunday, December 2, 9:15-10:00 am, Wendell Berry: On Matters of Simplicity, with Karen Glover

God’s earthly creation is fashioned in exquisite balance, but it can be and has been disrupted by unbalanced human behavior. Literature, whether story, poetry, or essay is one of the most particular and effective ways of being present in and relating to the material world that God so loved. At its best, it inspires action towards a loving relationship with God’s Creation. In this session, we will explore one modern American writer’s literary reflections on these profound issues.The works of Wendell Berry are beautifully rendered, hard-hitting, and heart breaking as truth often can be. Quote from Kari: Wendell Berry speaks to my heart because he sees and shows all of the complexity of human beings and obviously loves his people, both real and literary, in the most honest, honorable way I can imagine, very much as we aspire to do as Christians.

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Kari Glover is a longtime member of Epiphany Parish. Now retired, she was a corporate lawyer based in Seattle for several decades. The daughter of a Montana rancher and farmer, philosophy major in college, and 25-year volunteer board member with public libraries, she is an avid and appreciative reader.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:15-10:00 am, Introduction to Underhill House/Silence, with the Rev. Susan Dean

Underhill House:

Imagine a place of quiet, where people can slip in; let down and relax; sit undisturbed in meditation, reflection or prayer; and then leave as they are ready.
Imagine a place of hospitality, where trained listeners can help people find their way; not get in the way, but be there, truly present.

Imagine a place of welcome, where people of faith or no faith can seek and discover the presence of the holy in their lives.

Our need for silence in a noisy world is growing. The Rev. Susan Dean, Founder and Executive Director of Underhill House, will introduce us to this ministry which provides a quiet place to pause for prayer on Capitol Hill. In the season of Advent, join us to reflect about silence, listening, and making meaning in our lives. Besides developing this emerging ministry, Susan serves as a spiritual director and has gifts in discernment, women’s spirituality, and healing ministry.

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December 16, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Joseph, the Father of Jesus, with Ken Duvall

Join long-time SJB parishioner, Ken Duvall, as he guides us in exploring Joseph, the Father of Jesus, through Adam Hamilton’s book, Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph.

A summary of the book reads: “From his beginnings as a humble carpenter to his all-important role as the earthly father of Jesus Christ, Joseph’s place in the nativity story is sometimes overlooked but contains valuable lessons for all of us. Join Adam Hamilton as he examines Christmas through the eyes of Joseph. Absent from much of the biblical narrative, Joseph never spoke a word, but his courageous actions were crucial to the birth of Christ and God’s salvation plan for humanity.”

Per Ken, people attending the class should not feel obligated to buy or read the book.

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Ken Duvall has been a member of St. John the Baptist for many years. He’s been involved in Books and Bricks, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. Ken is an EfM (Education for Ministry) graduate and is involved in Stephen Ministries. In his spare time Ken is a regular volunteer at the Center for Wooden Boats.

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Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Books and Bricks, St. John’s Mission to Africa, with Janet Johnson, Paul Dahlke, and Mary Mac

St. John the Baptist has had a connection with Mulundi Village, Kenya, since 2004 when the parish partnered with Mulundi Village to build an Anglican church, St. James Batavia. Since then this ministry has expanded to outreach to Mulundi Primary School and several secondary schools in the area. Some of the missioners visiting Kenya this past July will speak about their experiences, including teaching, visiting schools, worshiping in the local church, and distributing the pencil cases made by SJB’s Arts and Crafts Co-op.

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Janet Johnson grew up in Mulundi Village. Her parents valued education highly and ensured she had an opportunity to pursue higher education. Many others were not as fortunate, and Janet and her husband, Mike, are both committed to helping provide a future for children in Africa.

Br. Paul is a Life Professed Friar in the Order of St. Francis an Anglican Franciscan Religious Order. He has also completed a pilgrimage to the Holy Land as well as a mission trip to Mulundi, Kenya with the Books and Bricks organization.

Mary Mac is a working art teacher and artist. Printmaking is her medium of choice. She has also completed pilgrimages to Assisi and the Holy Land, and just returned from teaching art in the primary school in Mulundi, Kenya.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 23 @ 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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Run Club @ Ounces
Dec 23 @ 12:00 pm

Run Club
Every Sunday at noon

Get fit and drink beer! Join us for a run every Sunday at noon! It’s free to join. All running levels welcome! Kid & Dog friendly. Runs start and finish at Ounces. Come to 12 or more runs and get the official Ounces Running Club T-shirt!

‘Jane Eyre’ matinée @ ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Jane Eyre
Music & Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Book and additional lyrics by John Caird
Adapted from the novel by Charlotte Brontë

Nominated for 5 Tony awards, including Best Musical
New 10-person Chamber version

When a spirited young orphan finds an unexpected home with a wealthy family, she also – against all odds and expectations – finds love. But strange voices from the attic and dark secrets from the past spark flames of fate that could consume them all. With sweeping music in a new chamber version of the celebrated musical, Charlotte Brontë’s classic love story soars to life and introduces this trailblazing heroine to a new generation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“This fairytale of love and suspense, a sweeping story with universal and timeless themes that don’t need ever-more-impressive special effects to catch attention, grips from the start.” The Toronto Star

“…blessed with a luxuriant score, haunting and memorable music, and crisp, intelligent lyrics which speak from the very heart of this tragic and romantic story.” Talkin’ Broadway

Get Tickets

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

December Skylark Art Mart @ Skylark Café & Club
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

At Skylark Café & Club:

December Skylark Art Mart!

Come get your last minute shop on!
Local art vendors
and music by:
FIX
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DJ Naughty Nice

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

DJ Night w/DJ Troy Nelson @ Shadowland Bar & Restaurant
Dec 23 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

DJ Troy Nelson at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant, Sunday nights 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm:

End your week the right way with KEXP DJ Troy Nelson. Nelson brings a mix of upbeat and local music to ensure you go into the week with a big smile on your face. Request your favorites, enjoy happy hour – and let the good times roll!

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 23 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 23 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Dec 24 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
Dec 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group

Ongoing

4th Monday of the month

10 am-12 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join our La Leche League meetings on the 4th Monday of every month from 10 am-12 pm. La Leche League is a breastfeeding support group for new parents. Children and partners are welcome.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the south end of the north parking lot.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Dec 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Mon., 1–2:30 p.m. and Wed., 10–11:30 a.m. Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

Open Mic and Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 24 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 1:45 am

Mondays @ Yen Wor Village:
Open Mike Night: 7: 30 pm – 10:00 pm
Followed by: Karaoke Monday from 10:00 pm – 1:45 am

Pub Quiz night @ Shadowland Bar & Restaurant
Dec 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Every Monday night at Shadowland, it’s pub-quiz time! Get your crew together or brave it solo! Every Monday night we kick off trivia for a chance to win drinks, prizes, and mystery gifts. We offer a very special Happy Hour menu that starts when trivia begins (around 8pm). Do you have what it takes?

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 24 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Dec
25
Tue
2018
Free buffet Christmas dinner @ Alki Masonic Center
Dec 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Alki Masonic Center and The Christmas People are again sponsoring a complimentary Christmas Buffet on Tuesday, December 25 from noon to 4 p.m.

Marc Smason and Friends will offer musical entertainment. No cost, no offering plate.

Veterans, Homeless, Senior Citizens and those who will be alone on Christmas Day are invited and encouraged to attend.

Alki Masonic Hall, 4736 40th Ave. SW

Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly meeting @ Alki Masonic Lodge
Dec 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly luncheon meeting is usually on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm at the Alki Masonic Lodge in The Junction.

These meetings are open to everyone and we welcome members and non-members!

Follow this link to the Rotary website to check the calendar for program info, guest speakers.

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Free Yoga and Child Care @ Neighborhood House High Point
Dec 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Yoga + Child care

(ongoing)

Tuesdays

6 pm-7 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us on Tuesdays from 6 pm-7 pm at Neighborhood House High Point for yoga for all levels. Free child care will be provided, however, space is limited. First come first serve. We have a limited number of yoga mats available, if you have your own, please plan to bring it along.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Shambhala Meditation – Ongoing Series (every Tuesday evening) at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, South Classroom / 111 (check the source calendar here)

7:00-7:45 PM Meditation
7:45-8:00 PM Tea and Social Time
8:00-8:30 PM Group Discussion

Sitting meditation begins at 7:00 PM. Please arrive by 6:50 PM if you are interested in receiving meditation instruction.

Group discussion will begin at 8:00. We may have a guest speaker who will discuss a meditation topic and/or lead a group discussion.

Prerequisites: None, open to everyone, and no previous experience with meditation is necessary.

Contact:
Ernestina Morris and Susan Rosenberg
206-280-2231 or 720-300-8775

Weekly trivia at Ounces
Dec 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

FREE Tuesday Trivia!
Every Tuesday at 7 pm

Join us for Trivia night, every Tuesday! It’s FREE to play — and you can win prizes!

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 25 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 26 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Dec
26
Wed
2018
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Wed., 10–11:30 am, Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. Also offered on Mondays, 1–2:30 pm. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

Intermediate MahJong: American Version @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

What: American Mah Jongg in West Seattle!
When: Wednesdays, 1-3 pm
Where: Senior Center of West Seattle
Who: Everyone is welcome – all ages
$1 members / $2 non-members

Stretch your brain – ancient Chinese tile game somewhat similar to Rummy. This class is ideal for intermediate level players. Beginners are welcome to observe and/or arrange a teaching session at another time.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

Wed. Dec. 5: Gabriel Over the White House (1934)
-John Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Dickie Moore-(87m)****
Wed. Dec. 12: Saboteur (1942)
-Robert Cummings, Priscilla Lane, Norman Lloyd, Otto Kruger-(108m)****
Wed. Dec. 19: The Song of Bernadette-Part 1 (1943)
-Jennifer Jones, William Eythe, Charles Bickford, Vincent Price, Gladys Cooper-(78m)****
Wed. Dec. 26: The Song of Bernadette-Part 2 (1943) (78m)****

Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

West Seattle Runner Wednesday Group Run
Dec 26 @ 6:15 pm

Meet at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) Wednesdays 6:15 pm for a free group run:

All our group runs meet at West Seattle Runner, are free, and there is no need to pre-register.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PLEASE JOIN US…Our club meets at 6:30pm every Wednesday* upstairs at the Sisson Building in West Seattle.The address is 4217 SW Oregon St, on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

Contact us at (206) 552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

*Except as noted in the Kiwanis website calendar here.

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Dec 26 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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

Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 26 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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

Trivia every Wednesday night at 8:30 pm. It goes until a little after 10 pm. It’s $2 per person, and we have no maximum 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.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 26 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 27 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Dec
27
Thu
2018
West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 27 @ 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!

Game On! @ High Point Library
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come to the High Point Library for board games and open play on the Xbox 360 and Wii. For youth of all ages.

Whether you are a gaming expert or newbie: here is your chance to get some game time, meet other gamers and hear about SPL’s Summer of Learning Programs for all ages.

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

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.

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

FASIV, guests perform @ Skylark West Seattle
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Punk Rock Aerobics @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

New class Thursday nights!

Kick out the jams! New location, new night, new friends!

Fitness Misfits join us for a unique 60-minute workout: adaptable cardio, strength and flexibility, plus a healthy dose of courage and laughs.

All kinds of people, all kinds of music, all kinds of fun. Suitable for all bodies, mature kiddos.
$12 / sliding scale / all budgets.
Drop in cash/card

Two rounds of trivia @ Great American Diner and Bar
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Trivia! Every Thursday, 7:00 PM & 8:00 PM.

Fun! Free! Prizes! The Great American Diner & Bar, 4752 California Ave SW

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 27 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 28 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Dec
28
Fri
2018
West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
Dec 28 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

West Seattle Earlybirds, Toastmasters Club #650
ArtsWest Theater (back entrance)
7:35 am to 9:00 am Fridays
For details, email westseattleearlybirds650@gmail.com

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

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

Fri. Dec. 7: Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
-Olivia de Havilland, Charles Boyer, Victor Francen, Paulette Goddard (115m)****
Fri. Dec. 14: Inside Man (2006)
-Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, Clive Owen, Willem Dafoe (128m)****
Fri. Dec. 21: Lagaan, Once Upon a Time in India Part 1 (2001)
-Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne-(112m)****
Fri. Dec. 28: Lagaan, Once Upon a Time in India Part 2 (112m)****

Rachel Harrington performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Singer/songwriter Rachel Harrington performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 28 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 28 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Dec
29
Sat
2018
West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Dec 29 @ 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.

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Dec 29 @ 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!”

Check for details on the store’s website.

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 29 @ 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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Bike Club @ Ounces
Dec 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Bike Club
Every Saturday at 12:30 pm

Love Cycling & Beer? Join our cycle club! We’ll meet every Saturday at 12:30 for a 60-90 minute ride. Rides will be medium-level pace, suitable for all rider levels, with routes changing each week.

Sojourn Soul performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sojourn Soul performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

Sojourn Soul is an acoustic three-piece primarily focused around swirling harmonies, driving guitar, dancing piano arrangements, and the occasional flightful string accompaniment; an atmospheric arrangement of original folk/Americana barnyard stomp harmony-driven acoustic tunes with a classic rock heartbeat.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

West End Girls: A Drag Extravaganza @ The Skylark
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us at The Skylark in West Seattle for:

★ West End Girls: A Drag Extravaganza! ★

Hosted by Cookie Couture

Performances by:
Betty Wetter
Fraya Love
Londyn Bradshaw
Old Witch
Siren
+ Carmen Dioxide & D’Monica Leone

Door: 7 PM | Show: 8 PM
$10 online | $13 day-of

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1915430878570156/

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 29 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 30 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 29 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 30 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Dec
30
Sun
2018
West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Dec 30 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 am

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

West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
Dec 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

*Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “Living the Way of Jesus in West Seattle & Beyond” and welcomes ALL to worship with “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” WORSHIP SERVICE is at 10 am and includes infant & toddler care, Sunday school for elementary-age children, and a welcoming congregation for worship in the sanctuary. We hold coffee fellowship with treats after service at about 11 am. Youth groups meet on Sundays and include learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups for children and adults. Founded in 1909.

tibbettsumchurch.org

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

*Arbor Heights Community Church (4113 SW 102nd St) – “AHCC is a community of people joining Jesus on His mission to reconcile, heal and transform our community, city and world. We are located in the Arbor Heights neighborhood, and we gather on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. Programs are available for children as well.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*Bethany Community Church/West Seattle worships at 9 am on Sundays, 8600 9th SW. For more information, please visit our website.

*West Seattle Christian Church – West Seattle Christian is a group of people striving to be a Jesus community that cares about the things Jesus cares about. We would love to have join us for our weekend service or one of our special events or service opportunities. Sunday Worship is at 10:00 am in our Activity Center (just south of the main historic church building on 42nd Ave). Visitor parking is directly behind our historic sanctuary (off of Genesee) or in the small lot directly across 42nd Ave from the same building. Additional parking is down the hill in our larger lot off of 41st Ave. Online: westseattlechristian.church Also on Facebook and on Instagram. Say hello: 206-932-2098

West Side Presbyterian Church (3601 California Ave SW) – West Side is a cross=generational congregation committed to worshipping and serving Jesus Christ. We have a heart for our community and welcome young and old, alike. For more than a century, we’ve been opening our doors to the community. Currently, that includes a twice-monthly free Community Meal, Mothers of Preschoolers, West Side Wednesdays (early-release after school program) and Date Night for Young Families. Each Sunday we offer two worship services: 10 am and 5 pm. Evening worship is “come as you are” and very informal. Child, youth and adult Sunday School classes are offered at 9am. We welcome you to become a part of our family of faith!

Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ (4320 SW Hill) in the heart of the Admiral District is a progressive church inviting you to join us if you are looking for a place to belong, if you want to be loved, and be challenged, if you want to grow in trusting God, we invite you to “come and see.” 10:30 am, Sunday.

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church’s Adult Forums for Fall 2018
Dec 30 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Advent Practices for Anyone, with The Rev. Kate Wesch, and Katie Bucy

Preparing for Christmas can feel more frenzied than fun, especially when we have unrealistic expectations of ourselves and lose sight of what we are celebrating. Come explore ways you can prepare intentionally for Christmas by observing Advent practices. A variety of options will be discussed for families of all sizes and stages of development.

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The Rev. Kate Wesch is the Rector of St. John the Baptist.

Katie Bucy is a lifelong Episcopalian, raised at St. Paul’s Episcopal Seattle in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. She is a graduate of Education for Ministry (EfM) and a former co-mentor of an EfM class that met at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Before retirement Katie was an Early Intervention Specialist at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, working with students who struggled academically. At St. John the Baptist, Katie is a member of the Adult Formation Team, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. When her sons were young she taught them to observe Advent.

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Sunday, December 2, 9:15-10:00 am, Wendell Berry: On Matters of Simplicity, with Karen Glover

God’s earthly creation is fashioned in exquisite balance, but it can be and has been disrupted by unbalanced human behavior. Literature, whether story, poetry, or essay is one of the most particular and effective ways of being present in and relating to the material world that God so loved. At its best, it inspires action towards a loving relationship with God’s Creation. In this session, we will explore one modern American writer’s literary reflections on these profound issues.The works of Wendell Berry are beautifully rendered, hard-hitting, and heart breaking as truth often can be. Quote from Kari: Wendell Berry speaks to my heart because he sees and shows all of the complexity of human beings and obviously loves his people, both real and literary, in the most honest, honorable way I can imagine, very much as we aspire to do as Christians.

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Kari Glover is a longtime member of Epiphany Parish. Now retired, she was a corporate lawyer based in Seattle for several decades. The daughter of a Montana rancher and farmer, philosophy major in college, and 25-year volunteer board member with public libraries, she is an avid and appreciative reader.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:15-10:00 am, Introduction to Underhill House/Silence, with the Rev. Susan Dean

Underhill House:

Imagine a place of quiet, where people can slip in; let down and relax; sit undisturbed in meditation, reflection or prayer; and then leave as they are ready.
Imagine a place of hospitality, where trained listeners can help people find their way; not get in the way, but be there, truly present.

Imagine a place of welcome, where people of faith or no faith can seek and discover the presence of the holy in their lives.

Our need for silence in a noisy world is growing. The Rev. Susan Dean, Founder and Executive Director of Underhill House, will introduce us to this ministry which provides a quiet place to pause for prayer on Capitol Hill. In the season of Advent, join us to reflect about silence, listening, and making meaning in our lives. Besides developing this emerging ministry, Susan serves as a spiritual director and has gifts in discernment, women’s spirituality, and healing ministry.

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December 16, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Joseph, the Father of Jesus, with Ken Duvall

Join long-time SJB parishioner, Ken Duvall, as he guides us in exploring Joseph, the Father of Jesus, through Adam Hamilton’s book, Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph.

A summary of the book reads: “From his beginnings as a humble carpenter to his all-important role as the earthly father of Jesus Christ, Joseph’s place in the nativity story is sometimes overlooked but contains valuable lessons for all of us. Join Adam Hamilton as he examines Christmas through the eyes of Joseph. Absent from much of the biblical narrative, Joseph never spoke a word, but his courageous actions were crucial to the birth of Christ and God’s salvation plan for humanity.”

Per Ken, people attending the class should not feel obligated to buy or read the book.

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Ken Duvall has been a member of St. John the Baptist for many years. He’s been involved in Books and Bricks, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. Ken is an EfM (Education for Ministry) graduate and is involved in Stephen Ministries. In his spare time Ken is a regular volunteer at the Center for Wooden Boats.

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Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Books and Bricks, St. John’s Mission to Africa, with Janet Johnson, Paul Dahlke, and Mary Mac

St. John the Baptist has had a connection with Mulundi Village, Kenya, since 2004 when the parish partnered with Mulundi Village to build an Anglican church, St. James Batavia. Since then this ministry has expanded to outreach to Mulundi Primary School and several secondary schools in the area. Some of the missioners visiting Kenya this past July will speak about their experiences, including teaching, visiting schools, worshiping in the local church, and distributing the pencil cases made by SJB’s Arts and Crafts Co-op.

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Janet Johnson grew up in Mulundi Village. Her parents valued education highly and ensured she had an opportunity to pursue higher education. Many others were not as fortunate, and Janet and her husband, Mike, are both committed to helping provide a future for children in Africa.

Br. Paul is a Life Professed Friar in the Order of St. Francis an Anglican Franciscan Religious Order. He has also completed a pilgrimage to the Holy Land as well as a mission trip to Mulundi, Kenya with the Books and Bricks organization.

Mary Mac is a working art teacher and artist. Printmaking is her medium of choice. She has also completed pilgrimages to Assisi and the Holy Land, and just returned from teaching art in the primary school in Mulundi, Kenya.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 30 @ 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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Run Club @ Ounces
Dec 30 @ 12:00 pm

Run Club
Every Sunday at noon

Get fit and drink beer! Join us for a run every Sunday at noon! It’s free to join. All running levels welcome! Kid & Dog friendly. Runs start and finish at Ounces. Come to 12 or more runs and get the official Ounces Running Club T-shirt!

Prairie Dawn performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Prairie Dawn – Jazz influenced duo with an eclectic repertoire of standards and originals – performs live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Campfire Jam at Parliament Tavern
Dec 30 @ 7:00 pm

Campfire Jam

Acoustic singalong campfire jam for all! Join us at the Parliament Tavern on the last Sunday of each month starting 11/25. Bluegrass pickers and folksingers, lets unite together. Bring a song to share, come lead us in a group singing song from our songbook, or just sit back and lurk on the sidelines. If you are a bluegrass or old-time picker looking to expand, this is the jam for you. All acoustic instruments welcome. 7 pm.

Parliament Tavern is a 21+ venue.

Boss Level Trivia @ Skylark Café & Club
Dec 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

At Skylark Café and Club:

Quizfix is proud to present a new trivia series: BOSS LEVEL. It’s a deep dive into a single subject – and it’s played for CASH! Our first Boss Level is on the TV show The Office. More info soon!

$5 per player * All-ages!

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 30 @ 9:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 30 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Dec 31 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
Dec 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the south end of the north parking lot.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Mobile blood drive @ Admiral Safeway on California
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

BloodworkNW’s Bloodmobile will be parked in front of the Admiral Safeway in West Seattle (on California Ave SW) from 1–7 pm (Closed for a break 12–1 pm). Blood drives are open to the public.

Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Mon., 1–2:30 p.m. and Wed., 10–11:30 a.m. Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s weekly net
Dec 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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

All ages: Monday Quiz @ Skylark Café & Club
Dec 31 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Quiz Night on Monday nights, 7:30 pm, at Skylark Café & Club – Free & All Ages!

Six Rounds, ten questions each. This includes an audio round, a picture round, three themed rounds and a random round with questions from several different categories.

Prizes:
1st place: $25 gift certificate
2nd place: $15 gift certificate
next to last place: pitcher of Cold Beer Pilsner

Open Mic and Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Dec 31 2018 @ 7:30 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 1:45 am

Mondays @ Yen Wor Village:
Open Mike Night: 7: 30 pm – 10:00 pm
Followed by: Karaoke Monday from 10:00 pm – 1:45 am

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Dec 31 2018 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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New Year’s Day Yoga @ SoundYoga
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

When: January 1, 10a-12p
Cost: $25 must preregister.
Limit 10

Movement, Mantra and Meditation to revitalize and purify your whole being. with Christine Dormaier

Register at SoundYoga.com

Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE Coffee with Vets with Jon Gerhardt – a former Navy Pilot has pays for the coffee hour for ALL VETS who attend the monthly gathering.

First Tuesdays, 11 am–12 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle.

Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly meeting @ Alki Masonic Lodge
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly luncheon meeting is usually on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm at the Alki Masonic Lodge in The Junction.

These meetings are open to everyone and we welcome members and non-members!

Follow this link to the Rotary website to check the calendar for program info, guest speakers.

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Drinking Liberally West Seattle – Talking Politics

First Tuesday every month, 6 pm. Pizzeria 22 is at College Street and California Ave SW in Admiral.

An informal, inclusive progressive social group.

Drinking Liberally is an organization with chapters across the country. It gives like-minded, left-leaning individuals a place to talk politics, or whatever. You don’t need to be a policy expert and this isn’t a book club – just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent frustration and hang out in an environment where it’s not taboo to talk politics. Consumption of alcohol is not required and our location is all ages.

Free Yoga and Child Care @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Yoga + Child care

(ongoing)

Tuesdays

6 pm-7 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us on Tuesdays from 6 pm-7 pm at Neighborhood House High Point for yoga for all levels. Free child care will be provided, however, space is limited. First come first serve. We have a limited number of yoga mats available, if you have your own, please plan to bring it along.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Coalition meeting @ Southwest Library
Jan 1 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

First Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Coalition meeting of autumn! Agenda:

· 6pm Light refreshments.

· 6:15pm Community Introductions

· Meet Lt Steve Strand- SPD: Crime stats, discussion of Community Concerns

· Open Floor – Community Announcements

· Updates and discussion:

o Roxhill Park Commons Program

o NMF Grant Delridge Triangle

o H-Line City Art Project

o Building development in the area

o DNDC September meeting summary: Meyers Way issues, ST3/light rail, H-line, D1 committee

o HPAC September meeting summary

o HALA appeal

· Open discussion:

o WWRHAHs focus & goals for 2019?

o Community Speakers for 2019?

o Other matters

· Adjourn

West Seattle Bike Connections meeting – OCTOBER 2018 @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

October 2 agenda details are here. Standing info:

West Seattle Bike Connections monthly meeting
From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW

We are working on making it safer and more enjoyable to bike and walk in West Seattle, and to surrounding neighborhoods and downtown. Come join us to plan activities and advocate for sustainable, healthy transportation.

Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Shambhala Meditation – Ongoing Series (every Tuesday evening) at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, South Classroom / 111 (check the source calendar here)

7:00-7:45 PM Meditation
7:45-8:00 PM Tea and Social Time
8:00-8:30 PM Group Discussion

Sitting meditation begins at 7:00 PM. Please arrive by 6:50 PM if you are interested in receiving meditation instruction.

Group discussion will begin at 8:00. We may have a guest speaker who will discuss a meditation topic and/or lead a group discussion.

Prerequisites: None, open to everyone, and no previous experience with meditation is necessary.

Contact:
Ernestina Morris and Susan Rosenberg
206-280-2231 or 720-300-8775

Weekly trivia at Ounces
Jan 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

FREE Tuesday Trivia!
Every Tuesday at 7 pm

Join us for Trivia night, every Tuesday! It’s FREE to play — and you can win prizes!

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 1 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 2 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
Jan 1 @ 9:00 pm

Singer Songwriter Night With Bobby Malvestuto

Come one, come all! Everyone is welcome to sing and play their instrument of choice to a crowd of thirsty and enthusiastic fellow songwriters. This is a great place to meet the community through a shared mutual interest – rocking out!

Tuesday nights, 9 pm, at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant – check the calendar here.

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Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Wed., 10–11:30 am, Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. Also offered on Mondays, 1–2:30 pm. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

Free blood pressure readings @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

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

Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Jan 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

West Seattle Runner Wednesday Group Run
Jan 2 @ 6:15 pm

Meet at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) Wednesdays 6:15 pm for a free group run:

All our group runs meet at West Seattle Runner, are free, and there is no need to pre-register.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PLEASE JOIN US…Our club meets at 6:30pm every Wednesday* upstairs at the Sisson Building in West Seattle.The address is 4217 SW Oregon St, on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

Contact us at (206) 552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

*Except as noted in the Kiwanis website calendar here.

Southwest District Council meeting – NOVEMBER AGENDA @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Southwest District Council meets the first Wednesday of most months, 6:30 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle’s Nucor Room. November 2018 agenda:

6:30 pm – Welcome and Introductions
• Approve October minutes & November agenda

6:45 pm – Lieutenant Steven Strand, Southwest District Precinct
● Process for filing a missing person report
● SW District Crime Report

7:15 pm – Erin House, Strategic Initiatives Adviser, DON
● ST3 light rail expansion – West Seattle to Ballard
● Questions from members

7:30 pm – Chris Arkills, King County Dept. of Transportation
● SR99 Closure
● Questions from members

7:50 pm – Announcements

8:00 pm – Adjourn Meeting

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Jan 2 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Jan 2 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

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

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

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

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

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

Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Jan 2 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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

Trivia every Wednesday night at 8:30 pm. It goes until a little after 10 pm. It’s $2 per person, and we have no maximum 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.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 2 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 3 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

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West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 3 @ 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!

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Punk Rock Aerobics @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

New class Thursday nights!

Kick out the jams! New location, new night, new friends!

Fitness Misfits join us for a unique 60-minute workout: adaptable cardio, strength and flexibility, plus a healthy dose of courage and laughs.

All kinds of people, all kinds of music, all kinds of fun. Suitable for all bodies, mature kiddos.
$12 / sliding scale / all budgets.
Drop in cash/card

Two rounds of trivia @ Great American Diner and Bar
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Trivia! Every Thursday, 7:00 PM & 8:00 PM.

Fun! Free! Prizes! The Great American Diner & Bar, 4752 California Ave SW

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 3 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 4 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

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West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
Jan 4 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

West Seattle Earlybirds, Toastmasters Club #650
ArtsWest Theater (back entrance)
7:35 am to 9:00 am Fridays
For details, email westseattleearlybirds650@gmail.com

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Lil’ Bug Studio Parents’ Night Out
Jan 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

When: December 1st from 5 pm-7:30 pm
Where: Lil’Bug Studio
10007 13th Ave SW

Bring your 2 1/2 (must be potty-trained) to 9 year olds to Lil’Bug Studio. Parents provide dinner, and Lil’Bug Studio provides kids with creative exploration activities including art, music, movement and more. $20 per child or $30 for two. Please call 206.420.4319 to reserve your spot.

This is an ongoing event on the first Friday of each month.

HPIC Corner Bar – DECEMBER 2018 @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR with Hello Jello
Doors open 6 pm

KAPOW! Here we are again. The most lovely day of the month, First Friday’s Corner Bar. Every month we pile on the superlatives and this month is no different. Everything you hoped for in a Friday nights entertainment, the mind blowing Joe Doria taking us for a spin in the organ, Ari Joshua launching us through the stratosphere, and Olli Klomp shaking our butts with the thunderous rhythms. Nothing can stop this supergroup on their way to total world domination. Come join the entertainment. Food and drink available for purchase.

Join us for our monthly neighborhood pop up party. We open our doors to the public on the first Friday of every month as a pop-up bar with live entertainment. Corner Bar is the only place in our neighborhood that you can walk to and meet your neighbors and friends, with kids in tow, to hang out, build relationships, listen to great live music, grab a drink, and support HPIC in the process.

As always, Corner Bar welcomes everyone! Bring your families, bring your neighbors! Food and beverages are available. We hope to spend another magical evening with you all! Free entry – all ages

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

The Science of Deduction, The Secret Light, Verbal Tip perform @ The Skylark
Jan 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Live music at Skylark Café & Club featuring The Science of Deduction, The Secret Light, and Verbal Tip.

$8 / Ages 21+

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 4 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 5 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Jan 4 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 5 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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‘Get Fit West Seattle’ 2019 kickoff run @ West Seattle Runner
Jan 5 @ 8:00 am

Get Fit West Seattle Kick Off
Jan 5th
8 am

Get Fit West Seattle is a free couch to half marathon training program. We will begin training Saturday January 5, 2019 with a one mile run! We will give you a training program to finish a half marathon in June!! Come find out more at one of our info nights on December 19th at 6:30 pm.

Perks:
*Training plan
*Two weekly group runs
*Injury Clinic with Dr. Nate Moore from Seattle Sports Chiropractic
*Run 101 Clinic with Certified RRCA coach Lori, a P3|Running Coach
*Running buddies for accountability

This is a program for BEGINNERS!!!

Warning: We have seen this program CHANGE LIVES!!!!!

West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Jan 5 @ 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.

Lincoln Park TLC work party
Jan 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jan 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

West Seattle LUG (WSeaLUG) Meeting @ Fauntleroy YMCA

Join the West Seattle LUG (Linux User Group) for our bi-weekly meetup.

We’re a welcoming community of folks who gather to talk about Linux and Linux-related tech in West Seattle. At each meeting we plan to have a 30-minute demonstration of something GNU/Linux related.

For more information visit: https://www.meetup.com/WSeaLUG

Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Jan 5 @ 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!”

Check for details on the store’s website.

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

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

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Bike Club @ Ounces
Jan 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Bike Club
Every Saturday at 12:30 pm

Love Cycling & Beer? Join our cycle club! We’ll meet every Saturday at 12:30 for a 60-90 minute ride. Rides will be medium-level pace, suitable for all rider levels, with routes changing each week.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 5 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 6 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Jan 5 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 6 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Jan 6 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 am

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

West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
Jan 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

*Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “Living the Way of Jesus in West Seattle & Beyond” and welcomes ALL to worship with “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” WORSHIP SERVICE is at 10 am and includes infant & toddler care, Sunday school for elementary-age children, and a welcoming congregation for worship in the sanctuary. We hold coffee fellowship with treats after service at about 11 am. Youth groups meet on Sundays and include learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups for children and adults. Founded in 1909.

tibbettsumchurch.org

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

*Arbor Heights Community Church (4113 SW 102nd St) – “AHCC is a community of people joining Jesus on His mission to reconcile, heal and transform our community, city and world. We are located in the Arbor Heights neighborhood, and we gather on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. Programs are available for children as well.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*Bethany Community Church/West Seattle worships at 9 am on Sundays, 8600 9th SW. For more information, please visit our website.

*West Seattle Christian Church – West Seattle Christian is a group of people striving to be a Jesus community that cares about the things Jesus cares about. We would love to have join us for our weekend service or one of our special events or service opportunities. Sunday Worship is at 10:00 am in our Activity Center (just south of the main historic church building on 42nd Ave). Visitor parking is directly behind our historic sanctuary (off of Genesee) or in the small lot directly across 42nd Ave from the same building. Additional parking is down the hill in our larger lot off of 41st Ave. Online: westseattlechristian.church Also on Facebook and on Instagram. Say hello: 206-932-2098

West Side Presbyterian Church (3601 California Ave SW) – West Side is a cross=generational congregation committed to worshipping and serving Jesus Christ. We have a heart for our community and welcome young and old, alike. For more than a century, we’ve been opening our doors to the community. Currently, that includes a twice-monthly free Community Meal, Mothers of Preschoolers, West Side Wednesdays (early-release after school program) and Date Night for Young Families. Each Sunday we offer two worship services: 10 am and 5 pm. Evening worship is “come as you are” and very informal. Child, youth and adult Sunday School classes are offered at 9am. We welcome you to become a part of our family of faith!

Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ (4320 SW Hill) in the heart of the Admiral District is a progressive church inviting you to join us if you are looking for a place to belong, if you want to be loved, and be challenged, if you want to grow in trusting God, we invite you to “come and see.” 10:30 am, Sunday.

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church’s Adult Forums for Fall 2018
Jan 6 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Advent Practices for Anyone, with The Rev. Kate Wesch, and Katie Bucy

Preparing for Christmas can feel more frenzied than fun, especially when we have unrealistic expectations of ourselves and lose sight of what we are celebrating. Come explore ways you can prepare intentionally for Christmas by observing Advent practices. A variety of options will be discussed for families of all sizes and stages of development.

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The Rev. Kate Wesch is the Rector of St. John the Baptist.

Katie Bucy is a lifelong Episcopalian, raised at St. Paul’s Episcopal Seattle in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. She is a graduate of Education for Ministry (EfM) and a former co-mentor of an EfM class that met at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Before retirement Katie was an Early Intervention Specialist at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, working with students who struggled academically. At St. John the Baptist, Katie is a member of the Adult Formation Team, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. When her sons were young she taught them to observe Advent.

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Sunday, December 2, 9:15-10:00 am, Wendell Berry: On Matters of Simplicity, with Karen Glover

God’s earthly creation is fashioned in exquisite balance, but it can be and has been disrupted by unbalanced human behavior. Literature, whether story, poetry, or essay is one of the most particular and effective ways of being present in and relating to the material world that God so loved. At its best, it inspires action towards a loving relationship with God’s Creation. In this session, we will explore one modern American writer’s literary reflections on these profound issues.The works of Wendell Berry are beautifully rendered, hard-hitting, and heart breaking as truth often can be. Quote from Kari: Wendell Berry speaks to my heart because he sees and shows all of the complexity of human beings and obviously loves his people, both real and literary, in the most honest, honorable way I can imagine, very much as we aspire to do as Christians.

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Kari Glover is a longtime member of Epiphany Parish. Now retired, she was a corporate lawyer based in Seattle for several decades. The daughter of a Montana rancher and farmer, philosophy major in college, and 25-year volunteer board member with public libraries, she is an avid and appreciative reader.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:15-10:00 am, Introduction to Underhill House/Silence, with the Rev. Susan Dean

Underhill House:

Imagine a place of quiet, where people can slip in; let down and relax; sit undisturbed in meditation, reflection or prayer; and then leave as they are ready.
Imagine a place of hospitality, where trained listeners can help people find their way; not get in the way, but be there, truly present.

Imagine a place of welcome, where people of faith or no faith can seek and discover the presence of the holy in their lives.

Our need for silence in a noisy world is growing. The Rev. Susan Dean, Founder and Executive Director of Underhill House, will introduce us to this ministry which provides a quiet place to pause for prayer on Capitol Hill. In the season of Advent, join us to reflect about silence, listening, and making meaning in our lives. Besides developing this emerging ministry, Susan serves as a spiritual director and has gifts in discernment, women’s spirituality, and healing ministry.

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December 16, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Joseph, the Father of Jesus, with Ken Duvall

Join long-time SJB parishioner, Ken Duvall, as he guides us in exploring Joseph, the Father of Jesus, through Adam Hamilton’s book, Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph.

A summary of the book reads: “From his beginnings as a humble carpenter to his all-important role as the earthly father of Jesus Christ, Joseph’s place in the nativity story is sometimes overlooked but contains valuable lessons for all of us. Join Adam Hamilton as he examines Christmas through the eyes of Joseph. Absent from much of the biblical narrative, Joseph never spoke a word, but his courageous actions were crucial to the birth of Christ and God’s salvation plan for humanity.”

Per Ken, people attending the class should not feel obligated to buy or read the book.

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Ken Duvall has been a member of St. John the Baptist for many years. He’s been involved in Books and Bricks, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. Ken is an EfM (Education for Ministry) graduate and is involved in Stephen Ministries. In his spare time Ken is a regular volunteer at the Center for Wooden Boats.

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Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Books and Bricks, St. John’s Mission to Africa, with Janet Johnson, Paul Dahlke, and Mary Mac

St. John the Baptist has had a connection with Mulundi Village, Kenya, since 2004 when the parish partnered with Mulundi Village to build an Anglican church, St. James Batavia. Since then this ministry has expanded to outreach to Mulundi Primary School and several secondary schools in the area. Some of the missioners visiting Kenya this past July will speak about their experiences, including teaching, visiting schools, worshiping in the local church, and distributing the pencil cases made by SJB’s Arts and Crafts Co-op.

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Janet Johnson grew up in Mulundi Village. Her parents valued education highly and ensured she had an opportunity to pursue higher education. Many others were not as fortunate, and Janet and her husband, Mike, are both committed to helping provide a future for children in Africa.

Br. Paul is a Life Professed Friar in the Order of St. Francis an Anglican Franciscan Religious Order. He has also completed a pilgrimage to the Holy Land as well as a mission trip to Mulundi, Kenya with the Books and Bricks organization.

Mary Mac is a working art teacher and artist. Printmaking is her medium of choice. She has also completed pilgrimages to Assisi and the Holy Land, and just returned from teaching art in the primary school in Mulundi, Kenya.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 6 @ 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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Run Club @ Ounces
Jan 6 @ 12:00 pm

Run Club
Every Sunday at noon

Get fit and drink beer! Join us for a run every Sunday at noon! It’s free to join. All running levels welcome! Kid & Dog friendly. Runs start and finish at Ounces. Come to 12 or more runs and get the official Ounces Running Club T-shirt!

Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee @ Arrowhead Gardens
Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

*DECEMBER 2018 MEETING ON 12/2*

The Community Advisory Committee for Camp Second Chance will meet first Sundays at Arrowhead Gardens’ Welcome Center. The meetings are open to the public.

The purpose of this committee is to ensure good communication between the camp and the surrounding neighborhoods, so we can all work together for a safe and equitable neighborhood. Our goals at Camp Second Chance are: to be a safe and ethical community for people suffering from homelessness, to be good neighbors to both housed and unhoused people in our neighborhood, and to move participants up and out of homelessness as quickly as possible.

Correo Aereo performs @ C & P Coffee Company
Jan 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Correo Aereo performs at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor), 3–5 pm. More from C & P:

CORREO AEREO, (Air Mail), an award winning Latin American music group, featuring Abel Rocha on Venezuelan & Mexican harp, guitar, cuatro, & voice. Madeleine Sosin on violin, maracas, bombo, jarana, voice, and sometimes Amy Denio on accordion, clarinet, bombo, & voice.

Correo Aereo makes sumptuously soulful music in Mexican, Argentinian & Venezuelan folk traditions and creates original work. Their music has beauty, depth, nuance, complexity and playfulness – It is music of and in love with the Earth. Music which de-colonizes, uplifts and celebrates the solidarity of all Peoples everywhere who love and stand in and for the web of Life and each other! …“Listening to their performance one can unite space and time across cultures”, writes Dr. Juan Tony Guzman, Dean of Jazz Dept., Luther College.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 6 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 7 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Jan 6 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 7 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Jan 7 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Monday Artists @ Island View Apartments
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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

Lincoln Park Sound Steps Walk @ Lincoln Park (see listing)
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Mondays, 10–11:15 am Lincoln Park, FREE
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the south end of the north parking lot.

For more information: www.seattle.gov/parks/seniors/soundsteps.htm
Email sound.steps@seattle.gov to receive E-newsletter.
Questions? contact Tamara 206-684-4664.

Explore Seattle on foot, meet new friends, and stay in shape! Join a Sound Steps weekly walking group, monthly hike, training program, or special event!

Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Mon., 1–2:30 p.m. and Wed., 10–11:30 a.m. Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

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

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

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

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

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle: Regular meetings include special projects such as Block of the Month, Mystery Quilts, or Group Charity Projects. There is always Show & Tell and members share advice on members’ projects.

Dates: First and Third Mondays
Time: 7:00 pm at the Senior Center

All ages: Monday Quiz @ Skylark Café & Club
Jan 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Quiz Night on Monday nights, 7:30 pm, at Skylark Café & Club – Free & All Ages!

Six Rounds, ten questions each. This includes an audio round, a picture round, three themed rounds and a random round with questions from several different categories.

Prizes:
1st place: $25 gift certificate
2nd place: $15 gift certificate
next to last place: pitcher of Cold Beer Pilsner

Open Mic and Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 7 @ 7:30 pm – Jan 8 @ 1:45 am

Mondays @ Yen Wor Village:
Open Mike Night: 7: 30 pm – 10:00 pm
Followed by: Karaoke Monday from 10:00 pm – 1:45 am

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Jan 7 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 8 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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Crafting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Crafting at HPIC on the 2nd (and 4th) Tuesday of each month from 11 am-1 pm.

A group for people in South Seattle who like to knit, crochet, quilt, spin, etc., or who are interested in learning. We trade tips, supplies and snacks! Everyone is welcome regardless of skill level. Children are welcome. Free and open to the public.

Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly meeting @ Alki Masonic Lodge
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Rotary Club of West Seattle weekly luncheon meeting is usually on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm at the Alki Masonic Lodge in The Junction.

These meetings are open to everyone and we welcome members and non-members!

Follow this link to the Rotary website to check the calendar for program info, guest speakers.

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

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Free Yoga and Child Care @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Free Yoga + Child care

(ongoing)

Tuesdays

6 pm-7 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us on Tuesdays from 6 pm-7 pm at Neighborhood House High Point for yoga for all levels. Free child care will be provided, however, space is limited. First come first serve. We have a limited number of yoga mats available, if you have your own, please plan to bring it along.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Track workout with West Seattle Runner
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm

Meet at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) Tuesdays 6:30 pm for a free track workout run:

All our group runs meet at West Seattle Runner, are free, and there is no need to pre-register.

Shambhala Meditation @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Shambhala Meditation – Ongoing Series (every Tuesday evening) at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, South Classroom / 111 (check the source calendar here)

7:00-7:45 PM Meditation
7:45-8:00 PM Tea and Social Time
8:00-8:30 PM Group Discussion

Sitting meditation begins at 7:00 PM. Please arrive by 6:50 PM if you are interested in receiving meditation instruction.

Group discussion will begin at 8:00. We may have a guest speaker who will discuss a meditation topic and/or lead a group discussion.

Prerequisites: None, open to everyone, and no previous experience with meditation is necessary.

Contact:
Ernestina Morris and Susan Rosenberg
206-280-2231 or 720-300-8775

Tie One On Tuesdays: Fly-tying at Emerald Water Anglers
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for fly tying and beer at Emerald Water Anglers!

Dark and rainy days mean fly tying season is upon us. So join our guides, staff, and guest tyers as we grab our favorite brew and teach a variety of patterns for trout, steelhead, and the Puget Sound. Don’t miss out as these classes are a ton of fun and fill up fast!

We are making some exciting changes to the fly tying classes this year. As you will see, we have invited several guest tyers to teach this year, and each event is posted with the name of the fly, the instructor, and the difficulty so you will be able to pick and chose which evenings you would like to attend based on your interest and skill level. Please use the links (below) to sign up for each class. Space is limited; therefore, only those who have completed the online payment process will be included. – $20/BYOB

Thank you for all the support we have had for these tying classes. As a shop, we couldn’t be more excited about the growing community of fly tyers!

Tie One On Schedule

Please click on the fly name to register for the class

November 13th- Slumpbuster, trout spey (Caldwell)- Beginner difficulty

December 11th- Fish Taco, Steelhead (Cole Cook)- Advanced difficulty, guest tyer

January 8th- Wiggle Minnow, Sea-run (Ben)- Beginner difficulty

February 5th- Sea Run Bugger, Sea Run (Cole Leishman)- Intermediate difficulty

February 19th- Intruder style, Steelhead (Joe Rutter)- Expert difficulty, guest tyer

March 5th- Fun tying competition, (All the guides and staff)

4502 42nd Ave SW, Ste A
206-708-7250
shop@emeraldwateranglers.com
www.emeraldwateranglers.com

Weekly trivia at Ounces
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

FREE Tuesday Trivia!
Every Tuesday at 7 pm

Join us for Trivia night, every Tuesday! It’s FREE to play — and you can win prizes!

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 8 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 9 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Starlight singer/songwriter night @ Shadowland
Jan 8 @ 9:00 pm

Singer Songwriter Night With Bobby Malvestuto

Come one, come all! Everyone is welcome to sing and play their instrument of choice to a crowd of thirsty and enthusiastic fellow songwriters. This is a great place to meet the community through a shared mutual interest – rocking out!

Tuesday nights, 9 pm, at Shadowland Bar & Restaurant – check the calendar here.

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Wed
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Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Beginning language classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English @ Neighborhood House in High Point.

Every Wed., 10–11:30 am, Pre-literate classes for individuals who are just starting to learn to speak, read, and write English. Also offered on Mondays, 1–2:30 pm. If you or anyone you know of is interested in signing up for class or participating as a volunteer instructor please contact megand@nhwa.org via email or call the Family Center: 206.588.4900 ext. 3010.

Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Sound Transit light rail Stakeholder Advisory Group meeting @ Ruth Fisher Boardroom
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Stakeholder Advisory Group for the West Seattle/Ballard light-rail extensions meets. No spoken comment period for the public, but all are welcome. Backstory here.

American Legion Post 160 meeting
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

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

West Seattle Runner Wednesday Group Run
Jan 9 @ 6:15 pm

Meet at West Seattle Runner (WSB sponsor) Wednesdays 6:15 pm for a free group run:

All our group runs meet at West Seattle Runner, are free, and there is no need to pre-register.

34th District Democrats’ meeting @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PLEASE JOIN US…Our club meets at 6:30pm every Wednesday* upstairs at the Sisson Building in West Seattle.The address is 4217 SW Oregon St, on the corner of California Ave SW and SW Oregon. Additional service project locations are announced each month.

Membership is open to all men and women who possess a genuine interest in serving the community. West Seattle Kiwanis was the second service club established in West Seattle, and began in 1929.

Members of the community who might be interested in joining Kiwanis are invited to attend a meeting.

Contact us at (206) 552-9757 or westseattlekiwanis@gmail.com

*Except as noted in the Kiwanis website calendar here.

Lesbian Night with Karaoke Kelli @ Outwest Bar
Jan 9 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Jan 9 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

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

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

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

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

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

Trivia night @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Jan 9 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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

Trivia every Wednesday night at 8:30 pm. It goes until a little after 10 pm. It’s $2 per person, and we have no maximum 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.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 9 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 10 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

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Thu
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West Seattle Lions Club meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 10 @ 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!

West Seattle Art Walk
Jan 10 @ 5:00 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 5 pm to 9 pm year-round. The art walk is hosted by the local West Seattle merchants who feature a wide range of art and showcase our vibrant artist community.

West Seattle Tool Library, Tuesday/Thursday hours @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

An open mic for musicians and singers of all genres of music. Amateurs, professionals, and kids are invited to come share their music in a warm, inviting setting.

Punk Rock Aerobics @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

New class Thursday nights!

Kick out the jams! New location, new night, new friends!

Fitness Misfits join us for a unique 60-minute workout: adaptable cardio, strength and flexibility, plus a healthy dose of courage and laughs.

All kinds of people, all kinds of music, all kinds of fun. Suitable for all bodies, mature kiddos.
$12 / sliding scale / all budgets.
Drop in cash/card

Read the Koran in 4 Weeks, winter 2019 series @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

JANUARY 10, 17, 24, 31 (7:00 – 9:00 PM). READ THE KORAN IN FOUR WEEKS, First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 206-935-6530, www.flcws.org

Have you wanted to know for yourself what the Koran says in a world where Islam is mentioned nearly every day in the news? Then make plans now to join this four-week guided reading led by Pastor Ron Marshall — who’s been teaching this class four times a year since 2003. The $50 registration fee includes an authorized translation of the Koran for your keeping. Worksheets and other background handouts from Islamic scholars will be provided for each class session the week before. Call now to register or make inquiries.

Two rounds of trivia @ Great American Diner and Bar
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Trivia! Every Thursday, 7:00 PM & 8:00 PM.

Fun! Free! Prizes! The Great American Diner & Bar, 4752 California Ave SW

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 10 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 11 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Jan
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Fri
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West Seattle Earlybirds Toastmasters Club @ ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery (back entrance)
Jan 11 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

West Seattle Earlybirds, Toastmasters Club #650
ArtsWest Theater (back entrance)
7:35 am to 9:00 am Fridays
For details, email westseattleearlybirds650@gmail.com

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Friday Walk in the Park with Roxhill Park Champions

When: Fridays at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Roxhill Park, near the restrooms

Join us for a weekly walk in Roxhill Park. View the scenery of the wetland trails and listen to the morning chorus of wildlife. We have a 1/2-mile loop so you can stay for the quick/short walk or continue for the mile. We will try to walk in rain or shine, unless the weather is extreme.

Art Lounge @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Lounge – doors open at 7 pm. 21+.

Bring your art/craft to the Lounge where you can relax, connect with like-minded neighbors and set your imagination free. Let creativity and spirits flow freely @ HPIC.

(Check the HPIC website for optional art-class offering.)

Songwriters’ Showcase @ C & P Coffee Company
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Songwriters are showcased live at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor). More from C & P:

A monthly showcase from Songwriters In Seattle. A new lineup each month featuring four local singer-songwriters performing their original material. Anchored and hosted the second Friday of each month by West Seattle’s own Tom Humphreys. Each performer gets a 25-minute set in the showcase. Come on out to hear the best local singer-songwriters ply their craft!

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 11 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 12 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Jan 11 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 12 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

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Sat
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West Seattle Saturday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Jan 12 @ 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.

Delridge Natural Area cleanup work party
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

From the North Delridge Neighborhood Council:

The Delridge Natural Area is just two blocks south of the Brandon Greenspace. It is a large area adjacent to Delridge Way. The site includes a very nice section of the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail, a beaver dam and interesting views along the creek. This is a well used area and is easily accessible.

Monthly on 2nd Saturdays @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Delridge Natural Area
Corner of Delridge Way SW & SW Graham

Free Community Pranic Healing Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come join us at our Free Community Pranic Healing group! We offer free energy healing as a service to the community, using MCKS Pranic Healing. We will start with the guided Meditation on Twin Hearts, and then pair visitors with a Pranic Healer for a free healing session! All are welcome; bring a friend. Note: We can heal children, but arrive about 30 minutes late after the meditation is complete.

Contact: meghan@bodyspirithealth.com; 503-277-8391.
Check out www.pranichealing.com for more information or www.meetup.com/pranichealingseattle

Location: West Seattle Senior Center, Nucor Room
Time: 2nd Saturday of each month, 10 am-Noon

Open House–Community School of West Seattle @ Community School of West Seattle
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come see the school behind the Rainbow Fence!

Our open houses are child-free opportunities for you to explore our
school, see our classrooms, talk to our teachers, and learn about our
school’s approach to learning.

After you have had the chance to see our space and ask questions, you
will be able to schedule an observation for you and your child to come
in together one morning and experience the school in action.

Serving children ages 3-5 and their families since 2005.
We accept DSHS, CCAP, and have an in-house scholarship program.

Stop the Bleed–First Aid Course @ Hope Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hope Lutheran Church is sponsoring a first aid course open to all.

Mass casualty events involving serious and severe injuries can happen anytime, anywhere: where you work, at the game, during your commute, or even in your home.

This free STOP THE BLEED training offers participants a chance to learn the skills to save the lives of those around them.

STOP THE BLEED classes teach participants how to:

  • Describe the progressive strategy for controlling hemorrhage
  • Apply topical hemostatic dressings
  • Pack wounds
  • Explain how early tourniquet use can control life-threatening extremity bleeding
  • Apply a tourniquet to an arm or leg.
Storytime @ Barnes and Noble, Westwood Village
Jan 12 @ 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!”

Check for details on the store’s website.

West Seattle Tool Library @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

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

West Seattle Tool Library provides free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable resources. Utilizing a diverse collection of over 1,500 tools, our membership has successfully grown entire community orchards, built mini-greenhouses, and even just mowed their own lawns. From basic tasks to brilliant innovations, the projects accomplished by the West Seattle Tool Library’s 780+ members have made all the tools in the collection proud to be working again.

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

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

Bike Club @ Ounces
Jan 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Bike Club
Every Saturday at 12:30 pm

Love Cycling & Beer? Join our cycle club! We’ll meet every Saturday at 12:30 for a 60-90 minute ride. Rides will be medium-level pace, suitable for all rider levels, with routes changing each week.

Teen Late Night Programs @ WS Community Centers (check listing for locations)
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Ages 13-19

OPEN Late Nights on Fridays and Saturdays: Chill, relax, shoot hoops, cook, Flex-This, watch the latest movie releases, salon treatments, karaoke and much more… If you haven’t checked out Late Night lately, stop in and see what you’ve been missing!

Fridays/Saturdays 7 pm-Midnight NOTE: May not be available on holiday weekends. Please call or visit the Community Center near you for a complete list of upcoming activities:

Southwest Teen Life Center (206) 684-7438
High Point Community Center (206) 684-7422
South Park Community Center (206) 684-7451

Late Night is a safe and supportive environment for teens ages 13-19. This recreation based program is held on Fridays and Saturdays from 7pm – Midnight with a focus on Positive Teen interactions and engagement where all teens are welcomed. The Late Night program is aligned and supportive of the City’s Race and Social Equity framework, including education and employment readiness programs. Come to your local Late Night and explore more of what we have to offer! Photo ID required.

Seattle Parks & Recreation Citywide Teen Programs’ goal is to impact the life trajectories of teens, by providing opportunities for community involvement, building positive relationships, and learning experiences that build skills, while embracing stewardship to ensure confident leadership roles in society.

Sponsored by Seattle Parks & Recreation Teen Programs.

Karaoke @ Yen Wor Village
Jan 12 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 13 @ 1:45 am

Karaoke: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights @ Yen Wor Village
9:00 pm – 1:45 am
2300 California Ave SW
Phone: (206) 932-1455

Karaoke @ Talarico's Pizzeria
Jan 12 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 13 @ 1:00 am

Karaoke at Talarico’s, 10 pm-2 am, Friday through Monday nights. 21+.

Jan
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Sun
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West Seattle Sunday Soccer @ Delridge Playfield
Jan 13 @ 7:30 am – 7:30 am

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

West Seattle church listings @ Various West Seattle locations
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

*Tibbetts United Methodist Church, (WSB sponsor; 3940 41st Ave SW), is a Reconciling Congregation “Living the Way of Jesus in West Seattle & Beyond” and welcomes ALL to worship with “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” WORSHIP SERVICE is at 10 am and includes infant & toddler care, Sunday school for elementary-age children, and a welcoming congregation for worship in the sanctuary. We hold coffee fellowship with treats after service at about 11 am. Youth groups meet on Sundays and include learning and social opportunities. Strong music ministry including handbell groups for children and adults. Founded in 1909.

tibbettsumchurch.org

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

*Arbor Heights Community Church (4113 SW 102nd St) – “AHCC is a community of people joining Jesus on His mission to reconcile, heal and transform our community, city and world. We are located in the Arbor Heights neighborhood, and we gather on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. Programs are available for children as well.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*Bethany Community Church/West Seattle worships at 9 am on Sundays, 8600 9th SW. For more information, please visit our website.

*West Seattle Christian Church – West Seattle Christian is a group of people striving to be a Jesus community that cares about the things Jesus cares about. We would love to have join us for our weekend service or one of our special events or service opportunities. Sunday Worship is at 10:00 am in our Activity Center (just south of the main historic church building on 42nd Ave). Visitor parking is directly behind our historic sanctuary (off of Genesee) or in the small lot directly across 42nd Ave from the same building. Additional parking is down the hill in our larger lot off of 41st Ave. Online: westseattlechristian.church Also on Facebook and on Instagram. Say hello: 206-932-2098

West Side Presbyterian Church (3601 California Ave SW) – West Side is a cross=generational congregation committed to worshipping and serving Jesus Christ. We have a heart for our community and welcome young and old, alike. For more than a century, we’ve been opening our doors to the community. Currently, that includes a twice-monthly free Community Meal, Mothers of Preschoolers, West Side Wednesdays (early-release after school program) and Date Night for Young Families. Each Sunday we offer two worship services: 10 am and 5 pm. Evening worship is “come as you are” and very informal. Child, youth and adult Sunday School classes are offered at 9am. We welcome you to become a part of our family of faith!

Admiral Congregational United Church of Christ (4320 SW Hill) in the heart of the Admiral District is a progressive church inviting you to join us if you are looking for a place to belong, if you want to be loved, and be challenged, if you want to grow in trusting God, we invite you to “come and see.” 10:30 am, Sunday.

West Seattle Farmers Market @ West Seattle Junction
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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