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.

May
24
Mon
Virtual Arts For 50+ Dances Of The 20th Century @ Online (see listing)
May 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Dances of the 20th Century with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.

From the Lindy Hop and Charleston to Motown and Hip-hop, it’s been quite a century. Dance along with us by using simple moves led by mirroring. Participants can stand or sit.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

May
26
Wed
Virtual Arts For 50+ Senior Social Hour @ Online (see listing)
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Senior Social Hour with Silver Kite. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.

Join us for an hour of conversation, play, and connection. For older adults 50+.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

May
27
Thu
Webinar: City of Seattle Earthquake Response: Overview of Response Priorities and Coordination @ Online (see listing)
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Seattle Office of Emergency Management staff will provide an overview of our region’s earthquake risk, likely earthquake impacts, and describe what a local government response to a catastrophic earthquake looks like. This will include an overview of citywide response priorities and coordination, how the city communicates emergency information to the public, and key preparedness actions the public can take before an earthquake happens.
Future webinars in this series will provide more detail on specific areas of response, including firefighting, search and rescue, utility restoration, transportation restoration, and emergency shelter and feeding.

Go to the weblink to join at the time of the webinar: http://bit.ly/SeattleEQResponseWebinar

Registration optional. Click “Sign Up” on this page to receive email confirmation with event details and reminders.

Captioning available in English, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

The City of Seattle encourages everyone to participate in its programs and activities. For disability accommodations, materials in alternate formats, or accessibility information, contact OEM at 206-233-5076 or OEM@seattle.gov. Providing at least 72 hrs. notice will help ensure availability; sign language interpreting requests may take longer.

May
28
Fri
Virtual Arts For 50+ Storytelling @ Online (see listing)
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Storytelling with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.

During this workshop, we’ll explore how to generate, structure, and tell personal life stories to share with family and friends.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

May
29
Sat
Virtual Arts For 50+ Visual Journaling @ Online (see listing)
May 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Visual Journaling with SilverKite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website.

Do you keep a journal? During this interactive workshop, we’ll explore ways to record daily experiences and memories by creating a visual journal and learning basic drawing skills.

Supplies needed: drawing pad or sheets of printer paper, pens, markers, magazines for collage, scissors, glue stick.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Jun
16
Wed
Webinar: City of Seattle Earthquake Response: Firefighting, Search and Rescue, and Hazardous Materials Response @ Online (see listing)
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Staff from the Seattle Fire Department will provide an overview of how the City directs life safety response operations after a major earthquake This will include information on how they prioritize their response efforts with limited resources, how they begin requesting outside assistance, and what the public can do to prepare.

Go to the weblink to join at the time of the webinar: http://bit.ly/SeattleEQ-FireResponseWebinar

Registration optional. Click “Sign Up” on this page to receive email confirmation with event details and reminders.

Captioning available in English, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

The City of Seattle encourages everyone to participate in its programs and activities. For disability accommodations, materials in alternate formats, or accessibility information, contact OEM at 206-233-5076 or OEM@seattle.gov. Providing at least 72 hrs. notice will help ensure availability; sign language interpreting requests may take longer.

Jul
20
Tue
Webinar: City of Seattle Earthquake Response: Emergency Shelter and Feeding @ Online (see listing)
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

City of Seattle staff will provide an overview of how the City will coordinate with regional partners to stand up shelter and feeding operations after a major earthquake, and the implications for personal preparedness.

Go to the weblink to join at the time of the webinar: http://bit.ly/SeattleEQ-Food-Shelter

Registration optional. Click “Sign Up” on this page to receive email confirmation with event details and reminders.

Captioning available in English, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

The City of Seattle encourages everyone to participate in its programs and activities. For disability accommodations, materials in alternate formats, or accessibility information, contact OEM at 206-233-5076 or OEM@seattle.gov. Providing at least 72 hrs. notice will help ensure availability; sign language interpreting requests may take longer.

Aug
4
Wed
Webinar: City of Seattle Earthquake Response: Utility Restoration @ Online (see listing)
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Staff from Seattle City Light and Seattle Public Utilities will provide an overview of plans for restoring utility service after a major earthquake. This will include information on how damage to utilities is assessed, how restoration is prioritized, where your personal preparedness fits with utility response, and how utility providers coordinate with other City departments and with regional partners.

Go to the weblink to join at the time of the webinar: http://bit.ly/SeattleEQ-UtilityRestorationWebinar

Registration optional. Click “Sign Up” on this page to receive email confirmation with event details and reminders.

Captioning available in English, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

The City of Seattle encourages everyone to participate in its programs and activities. For disability accommodations, materials in alternate formats, or accessibility information, contact OEM at 206-233-5076 or OEM@seattle.gov. Providing at least 72 hrs. notice will help ensure availability; sign language interpreting requests may take longer.

Sep
1
Wed
Webinar: City of Seattle Earthquake Response: Transportation Restoration @ Online (see listing)
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Staff from the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will provide an overview of plans for restoring transportation after a major earthquake. This will include information on how the restoration of roadways and bridges is prioritized, and how SDOT coordinates with other City departments and with regional transportation agencies.

Go to the weblink to join at the time of the webinar: http://bit.ly/SeattleEQ-TransportRestorationWebinar

Registration optional. Click “Sign Up” on this page to receive email confirmation with event details and reminders.

Captioning available in English, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

The City of Seattle encourages everyone to participate in its programs and activities. For disability accommodations, materials in alternate formats, or accessibility information, contact OEM at 206-233-5076 or OEM@seattle.gov. Providing at least 72 hrs. notice will help ensure availability; sign language interpreting requests may take longer.