West Seattle Event Calendar

*NOTE: We’ve ramped the calendar back to some level of usefulness, as more events continue being planned, both online and in-person, so let us know if you have something coming up that’s open to the public!*

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/etc. to be listed here? Please send basic info 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!

USING THE 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./question.

Jul
31
Sat
Seattle Tigers baseball tryouts @ West Seattle Pee-Wee Fields
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am

at West Seattle PeeWee Fields (7226 12th Avenue SW)

The Seattle Tigers are holding a final round of tryouts for their year-round 9U and 10U teams for the coming baseball season. Players born after 5/1/2011 are eligible to participate in these teams for fall and winter training in preparation for tournament season in the spring of 2022.

Parents can register their child for a tryout spot at: seattletigersbaseball.com/tryouts-for-the-2021-22-season

Seattle Tigers Baseball Club is a nonprofit organization created to help young baseball players develop their skills to assist them in achieving their baseball goals while playing high-level competitive baseball, building lasting social connections, and learning the importance of responsibility, respect, and good citizenry.

Fundamental to the Seattle Tigers mission is providing value to our families through superb, affordable, and enjoyable year-round baseball for our players with heavy emphasis on fun and effort.

Aug
2
Mon
Community SUP Night @ Alki Kayak Tours
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

S.U.P. Community Night
Discount Rental & Group Stand-Up Paddleboard Night

BOOK NOW
Two-Hour Rental
$20
We love our SUP paddlers!
EVERY MONDAY THROUGH THE SUMMER 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

NEW Monday night group paddle lead by an Alki Kayak Tours staff member.

Join us each Monday from 6-8pm to enjoy good company, a great view and a group paddle in Elliot Bay for just $20.

When: Every Monday Evening through the Summer
Where: 1660 Harbor Ave Seattle 98126
How: Register online or $20 at the Alki Kayak Tours rental shack

Includes rental of a paddle board and participation in the group paddle (about 2 hrs) or Bring your own board and join us for FREE!

Please wear paddle-friendly clothing that you don’t mind getting wet! And keep in mind we launch from a very rocky beach.

Call or e-mail for more info! (206) 953-0237 or info@kayakalki.com

Aug
5
Thu
Bamboo Circle Celebration @ Seattle Chinese Garden
Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join the Seattle Chinese Garden for another wonderful Bamboo Circle Celebration in our beautiful Knowing the Spring Courtyard this August 5th!

The evening will begin at 5 pm with drinks followed by a lovely dinner and enjoyable music. Spend a magical evening in the courtyard of the Seattle Chinese Garden on August 5, complete with fine dining, entertainment, and activities. The celebration is an annual event where we honor members of the Bamboo Circle, friends of the garden who have been instrumental in making the garden what it is today by sponsoring our festivals and programs with generous donations. We invite you to come and celebrate with us! The event will run from 5 pm to 8:30 pm.

Aug
7
Sat
Alki Volleyball Association games @ Alki Beach
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Alki Volleyball Association 2021 summer schedule on Alki Beach:

Saturday, June 12: 8 am through 6 pm
Adult Beach volleyball Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #3

Saturday, June 26: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed

Saturday, July 17: 10:30 am through 4 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #5

Saturday, August 7: 8 am through 6 pm
The Alki Grand! – AVA Open/AA & A/Novice Adult. Grand Slam. Double Points. Adult Series #6

Sunday, August 8: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #6

Saturday, August 28: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Beach Event #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #7

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #8

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior 4s Costume

Great Cross-Sound Race 2021 @ Off Alki
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

7-mile rowing race to/from Alki – info here.

Aug
8
Sun
Alki Volleyball Association games @ Alki Beach
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Alki Volleyball Association 2021 summer schedule on Alki Beach:

Saturday, June 12: 8 am through 6 pm
Adult Beach volleyball Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #3

Saturday, June 26: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed

Saturday, July 17: 10:30 am through 4 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #5

Saturday, August 7: 8 am through 6 pm
The Alki Grand! – AVA Open/AA & A/Novice Adult. Grand Slam. Double Points. Adult Series #6

Sunday, August 8: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #6

Saturday, August 28: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Beach Event #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #7

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #8

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior 4s Costume

Aug
9
Mon
Community SUP Night @ Alki Kayak Tours
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

S.U.P. Community Night
Discount Rental & Group Stand-Up Paddleboard Night

BOOK NOW
Two-Hour Rental
$20
We love our SUP paddlers!
EVERY MONDAY THROUGH THE SUMMER 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

NEW Monday night group paddle lead by an Alki Kayak Tours staff member.

Join us each Monday from 6-8pm to enjoy good company, a great view and a group paddle in Elliot Bay for just $20.

When: Every Monday Evening through the Summer
Where: 1660 Harbor Ave Seattle 98126
How: Register online or $20 at the Alki Kayak Tours rental shack

Includes rental of a paddle board and participation in the group paddle (about 2 hrs) or Bring your own board and join us for FREE!

Please wear paddle-friendly clothing that you don’t mind getting wet! And keep in mind we launch from a very rocky beach.

Call or e-mail for more info! (206) 953-0237 or info@kayakalki.com

Aug
14
Sat
Lafayette Elementary kindergarten play dates
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am

WELCOME KINDERGARTEN FAMILIES! Kindergarten Play Dates are a great way for families and their little lafayette leopards to-be to meet other little leopards joining our school community – come make new friends or re-connect with old ones. Mark your calendars, if you are around, join us for these PTA hosted play dates at the Hiawatha Community Center playground:

Saturday, August 14 at 10 AM – RSVP, it helps us to plan accordingly
Saturday, August 21 at 10 AM – RSVP, it helps us to plan accordingly

If you know a new incoming family, welcome them to our community and pass this information on!

Alki Beach Pride 2021
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm

This year’s Alki Beach Pride event dates are set. Still following COVID social-distancing guidelines.

Roll OUT to Alki Beach Pride will be:

Saturday, August 14th (car parade and motorcycles) starting at 12 noon Saturday.

And

Sunday, August 15th (bikes,skates) starting at 1 pm (tentatively)

We’d like to build on what we did last year. Progress Pride Flags and decorations visible for the weekend event. Including the “Love Wins” specials/offers at participating businesses.

New exciting details to follow.

Aug
15
Sun
Alki Beach Pride 2021
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm

This year’s Alki Beach Pride event dates are set. Still following COVID social-distancing guidelines.

Roll OUT to Alki Beach Pride will be:

Saturday, August 14th (car parade and motorcycles) starting at 12 noon Saturday.

And

Sunday, August 15th (bikes,skates) starting at 1 pm (tentatively)

We’d like to build on what we did last year. Progress Pride Flags and decorations visible for the weekend event. Including the “Love Wins” specials/offers at participating businesses.

New exciting details to follow.

Aug
16
Mon
Community SUP Night @ Alki Kayak Tours
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

S.U.P. Community Night
Discount Rental & Group Stand-Up Paddleboard Night

BOOK NOW
Two-Hour Rental
$20
We love our SUP paddlers!
EVERY MONDAY THROUGH THE SUMMER 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

NEW Monday night group paddle lead by an Alki Kayak Tours staff member.

Join us each Monday from 6-8pm to enjoy good company, a great view and a group paddle in Elliot Bay for just $20.

When: Every Monday Evening through the Summer
Where: 1660 Harbor Ave Seattle 98126
How: Register online or $20 at the Alki Kayak Tours rental shack

Includes rental of a paddle board and participation in the group paddle (about 2 hrs) or Bring your own board and join us for FREE!

Please wear paddle-friendly clothing that you don’t mind getting wet! And keep in mind we launch from a very rocky beach.

Call or e-mail for more info! (206) 953-0237 or info@kayakalki.com

Aug
21
Sat
Lafayette Elementary kindergarten play dates
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am

WELCOME KINDERGARTEN FAMILIES! Kindergarten Play Dates are a great way for families and their little lafayette leopards to-be to meet other little leopards joining our school community – come make new friends or re-connect with old ones. Mark your calendars, if you are around, join us for these PTA hosted play dates at the Hiawatha Community Center playground:

Saturday, August 14 at 10 AM – RSVP, it helps us to plan accordingly
Saturday, August 21 at 10 AM – RSVP, it helps us to plan accordingly

If you know a new incoming family, welcome them to our community and pass this information on!

Aug
23
Mon
Community SUP Night @ Alki Kayak Tours
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

S.U.P. Community Night
Discount Rental & Group Stand-Up Paddleboard Night

BOOK NOW
Two-Hour Rental
$20
We love our SUP paddlers!
EVERY MONDAY THROUGH THE SUMMER 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

NEW Monday night group paddle lead by an Alki Kayak Tours staff member.

Join us each Monday from 6-8pm to enjoy good company, a great view and a group paddle in Elliot Bay for just $20.

When: Every Monday Evening through the Summer
Where: 1660 Harbor Ave Seattle 98126
How: Register online or $20 at the Alki Kayak Tours rental shack

Includes rental of a paddle board and participation in the group paddle (about 2 hrs) or Bring your own board and join us for FREE!

Please wear paddle-friendly clothing that you don’t mind getting wet! And keep in mind we launch from a very rocky beach.

Call or e-mail for more info! (206) 953-0237 or info@kayakalki.com

Aug
28
Sat
Alki Volleyball Association games @ Alki Beach
Aug 28 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Alki Volleyball Association 2021 summer schedule on Alki Beach:

Saturday, June 12: 8 am through 6 pm
Adult Beach volleyball Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #3

Saturday, June 26: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed

Saturday, July 17: 10:30 am through 4 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #5

Saturday, August 7: 8 am through 6 pm
The Alki Grand! – AVA Open/AA & A/Novice Adult. Grand Slam. Double Points. Adult Series #6

Sunday, August 8: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #6

Saturday, August 28: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Beach Event #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #7

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #8

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior 4s Costume

Aug
29
Sun
Alki Volleyball Association games @ Alki Beach
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Alki Volleyball Association 2021 summer schedule on Alki Beach:

Saturday, June 12: 8 am through 6 pm
Adult Beach volleyball Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #3

Saturday, June 26: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed

Saturday, July 17: 10:30 am through 4 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #5

Saturday, August 7: 8 am through 6 pm
The Alki Grand! – AVA Open/AA & A/Novice Adult. Grand Slam. Double Points. Adult Series #6

Sunday, August 8: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #6

Saturday, August 28: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Beach Event #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #7

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #8

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior 4s Costume

Tilden School celebration @ Hiawatha Park
Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Alums from Tilden School are planning an event to celebrate the past, present, and future of Tilden. Whitney Tjerandsen (beloved director and “rock” for many years — she always said that she could teach a rock to read!) and 4 other beloved teachers/staff are retiring this year. And they are passing the baton to the new director, Sarah Shearer, who is busy getting ready for fall.

Tilden School Celebration
Sunday, August 29, 3-6 pm
Group photo and celebration presentation at 4:30
Hiawatha Park
— Family-friendly event
RSVP to omaravalerie@gmail.com

Aug
30
Mon
Community SUP Night @ Alki Kayak Tours
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

S.U.P. Community Night
Discount Rental & Group Stand-Up Paddleboard Night

BOOK NOW
Two-Hour Rental
$20
We love our SUP paddlers!
EVERY MONDAY THROUGH THE SUMMER 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

NEW Monday night group paddle lead by an Alki Kayak Tours staff member.

Join us each Monday from 6-8pm to enjoy good company, a great view and a group paddle in Elliot Bay for just $20.

When: Every Monday Evening through the Summer
Where: 1660 Harbor Ave Seattle 98126
How: Register online or $20 at the Alki Kayak Tours rental shack

Includes rental of a paddle board and participation in the group paddle (about 2 hrs) or Bring your own board and join us for FREE!

Please wear paddle-friendly clothing that you don’t mind getting wet! And keep in mind we launch from a very rocky beach.

Call or e-mail for more info! (206) 953-0237 or info@kayakalki.com

Sep
11
Sat
Alki Volleyball Association games @ Alki Beach
Sep 11 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Alki Volleyball Association 2021 summer schedule on Alki Beach:

Saturday, June 12: 8 am through 6 pm
Adult Beach volleyball Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #3

Sunday, June 13: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #3

Saturday, June 26: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 7 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #4

Sunday, June 27: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed

Saturday, July 17: 10:30 am through 4 pm
AVA Adult Event Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Championship Series #5

Sunday, July 18: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #5

Saturday, August 7: 8 am through 6 pm
The Alki Grand! – AVA Open/AA & A/Novice Adult. Grand Slam. Double Points. Adult Series #6

Sunday, August 8: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #6

Saturday, August 28: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior Seattle Beach Event #7

Sunday, August 29: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Co-ed #7

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Adult Series #8

Saturday, September 11: 8 am through 6 pm
AVA Junior 4s Costume