West Seattle Event Calendar

*6/29/20 NOTE: We’re ramping 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.

Nov
19
Thu
Our Lady of Guadalupe Fair Trade Sale @ Online
Nov 19 – Nov 30 all-day

Ethical Trade Sale: Get Your Chocolate Advent Calendar, Gifts, and Coffee Today!

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s annual Ethical Trade Sale is going online this year! Many of the artisans, farmers, and communities we support through the sale are struggling this year as COVID spreads and sales slow. Through our virtual sale, you’ll find a large variety of unique, quality gifts AND 20% of sales come back to OLG! Win, win, win! Simply shop through our custom parish page: serrv.org?a=olgfairtrade. Bonus, you can get a $10 gift card on 11/21-22 (code: SEGC20). This year, we are also selling Pura Vida coffee. Pura Vida has been VERY generous every year, donating 100% of sales (sometimes even more!). Their business is struggling with COVID and now we can return the generosity. To order their delicious ground or whole bean coffee, contact Erin at erinpedras@centurylink.net by November 30. We’ll have coffee ready to pick up at OLG on December 12 from 11am-3pm. Interested in products from our other annual vendors? Visit our website for their links (www.olgseattle.org)!

https://olgseattle.org/events/virtual-ethical-trade-sale

Dec
4
Fri
Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s Virtual Champagne Gala @ Online
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is pleased to announce that this year the most important fundraising event of our calendar will be held digitally from Tuesday, December 1, through Friday, December 4 . While we will miss seeing you at our traditional brunch at Salty’s on Alki this year, please join us online for the perfect opportunity to come together as a community to celebrate the successes of 2020 and support the Historical Society as we work together to build a foundation for a successful future.

November 2 to December 1: Our ‘Raise the Paddle’ donation period opens in advance of the Champagne Gala. Please make your donation toward this fund HERE.

December 1 to December 4: Our online auction will be open for bidding on a range of uniquely West Seattle experiences, items, and gifts through Greater Giving. Registration information and previews of auction items will be posted soon.

December 4 at 7:00 PM: Join us online for a free Champagne Gala, featuring keynote remarks by Lora Radford, Executive Director of the West Seattle Junction Association, and more!

Please check back often for important updates about the program, previews of auction items, and registration information. We hope that you will join us!

If you have any questions please contact the Historical Society at: museum@loghousemuseum.org or (206) 350-0999

Dec
11
Fri
J Mase Author Reading: Black Trans Prayer Book @ Online (see listing)
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Don’t miss an incredible evening with J Mase III and co-editors of the Black Trans Prayer Book. Join the contributors of the Black Trans Prayer Book for an evening of spirited connections.

We will add the streaming link here and on our Facebook event page one week before the event

The Black Trans Prayer Book: is a beyond-faith-and-interfaith, multi-dimensional, artistic and theological work that collects the stories, poems, prayers, meditation, spells, and incantations of Black Trans & Non-Binary people. Often pushed out of Faith spaces and yet still deeply connected to a historical legacy of spiritual essentiality, Black Trans People face unprecedented amounts of spiritual, physical, and psychological violence. The Black Trans Prayer Book is a tool of healing, and affirmation centered on uplifting Black Trans & Non-Binary people and celebrating our place within faith.

What does it mean to have a faith practice that simultaneously challenges white supremacy and transphobia? Where is there a theological framework that centers the most marginalized and creates pathways towards an active spirituality moving alongside social justice? How might a spiritual practice not in tune with these questions cause harm? The #BlackTransPrayerBook, is holding these very questions.

Grab the book on the website!

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.