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!

ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

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.

Sep
23
Mon
2019
Monday Night Meditation Series @ Sound Yoga
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Monday evening meditation classes hosted by Kadampa Meditation Center Washington are resuming this Monday. There will be no class on September 30. Thanks!

Meditation in West Seattle @ Sound Yoga
September 9 @ 7:00-8:30pm
September 16 @ 7:00-8:30pm
September 23 @ 7:00-8:30pm

Suitable for everyone, these walk-in classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of daily life through Buddhist teachings and meditation.

Sound Yoga
5639 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136

Class Fee is $12 ($6 students and Seniors) and goes to pay for venue costs.
For more information: https://meditateinseattle.org/other-locations/west-seattle/

[Sound Yoga is a West Seattle Blog sponsor.]

Sep
24
Tue
2019
Ready to Work ESL Class Orientation @ Neighborhood House High Point Family Center
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Ready to Work ESL Class Orientation is Tue. 9/24 and Wed. 9/25 from 9:30am-12:30pm.
(Classes are Mon.-Thu. for Levels 3-4. Classes include computer training.)

The High Point Family Resource Center provides professional resources and community-driven programs to families in West Seattle, all centered on cultural enrichment, personal growth, and other skill-building opportunities. All programs and events are free, and everyone is welcome to join!

To learn more about the center, stop in for a visit or call 206-588-4900 ext. 3010.

Presidential Insults @ High Point Community Center
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

101 Presidential Insults $9

Come join presidential historian Mike Purdy as he discusses his new book that draws back the political curtain and exposes that our presidents have dished out acerbic insults about other presidents from the founding fathers to the age of Trump. The quotes and stories behind them are funny, shocking, sobering, and challenge us and our leaders to rise to “the better angels of our nature” and reject the acidic politics of personal demonization.

All Lifelong Recreation activities are suited specifically for those age 50 and older AND are right here in your Seattle neighborhood.

Register Today at http://www.seattle.gov/parks

West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 2019 @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Standing info:

Find agenda info here.

Everyone is welcome, even if you aren’t a Block Watch Captain! RSVP is appreciated, but not necessary to attend. You can contact us at wsblockwatchnet@gmail.com.

District 1 Community Network Meeting @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

District 1 Community Network Meeting (D1CN)
The District 1 Community Network is a meeting open to all community groups and interested individuals who would like to work together on topics of interest within District 1.

Tuesday, May 28, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 23, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday, November 26, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Westside Dance class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

The next series of Westside Dance classes taught by Dean Paton of Century Ballroom will be starting in September on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Classes are held at the Senior Center of West Seattle and are open to all ages.

Tuesdays are Beginning Swing at 7 pm and Cross-Step Waltz at 8:15 pm on September 17, 24 & October 8, 15, 22 (no class on October 1).

Wednesdays are Intermediate Swing at 7 pm and Fun, Flashy, Foxtrot at 8:15 pm on September 18, 25, & October 9, 16, and 23 (no class on October 2).

The cost for each series is $35 for Senior Center of West Seattle members and $50 for nonmembers. Please register in advance by calling 206.932.4044 x1 or at the front desk.

Sep
25
Wed
2019
Job Fair and Interview Day @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Jobs available for RNs, LPNs, CNAs and RAs

Providence Mount St. Vincent on Sept. 25, 2019, will host “Interview Day at Providence Mount St. Vincent,” a job fair to attract new staff to the internationally recognized West Seattle community that offers assisted living, skilled nursing, transitional care, and an intergenerational child care program.

Interviews will be held for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants and resident assistants. Potential applicants can meet with staff, tour the facility and apply for positions during the Interview Day, which runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave SW, Seattle.

Positions are also available in rehabilitation, dining services, housekeeping and the Mount’s internationally recognized Intergenerational Child Care Center.

Applicants should apply at www.providenceiscalling.jobs.

Free parking is available surrounding the building or on the street. For more information, call 206-938-3701 x28652 or e-mail Colleen Farrell at Colleen.Farrell@providence.org.

Providence Mount St. Vincent in West Seattle offers older adults a loving and vibrant community during the transition from independence to increasing reliance on the services, support, and compassion of others. Internationally recognized as a leader in the practice of resident-directed care and culture change, The Mount is committed to providing programs and services that respect the personal values and dignity of each resident and program participant. For more information, go to www.providence.org/themount.

Ready to Work ESL Class Orientation @ Neighborhood House High Point Family Center
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Ready to Work ESL Class Orientation is Tue. 9/24 and Wed. 9/25 from 9:30am-12:30pm.
(Classes are Mon.-Thu. for Levels 3-4. Classes include computer training.)

The High Point Family Resource Center provides professional resources and community-driven programs to families in West Seattle, all centered on cultural enrichment, personal growth, and other skill-building opportunities. All programs and events are free, and everyone is welcome to join!

To learn more about the center, stop in for a visit or call 206-588-4900 ext. 3010.

Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Sep 25 @ 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.

Class: Better Balance & Fewer Falls @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Physical therapist and balance expert, Pierre Butheau, will be offering a free class to anyone interested in improving their balance and reducing the risk of falling. This class is free, but please register by calling 206.932.4044 x1 or at the front desk.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Free ‘Smart Phones for Seniors’ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

Many seniors are using smart phones for communication, fun, travel and more. Come to this class for resources on how to use common communication apps and how to get free library books on your phone. We will allow time for practice on your own device, if you bring one.

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Free ‘Smart Phones for Seniors’ class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

Many seniors are using smart phones for communication, fun, travel and more. Come to this class for resources on how to use common communication apps and how to get free library books on your phone. We will allow time for practice on your own device, if you bring one. There is a big demand for this class so we are running it twice in a row!

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Learn to Belly Dance with Leslie Rosen @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bellydancers are supple, feminine, earthly, mysterious, playful and strong. That dancer is you! Come learn among friends and awaken your inner fire. Build community and self-knowledge while honoring the inner divine feminine.

Bellydance class in West Seattle @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Six week sessions, Wednesday nights
Next session begins September 18, 2019
Drop-in students are welcome at 6 pm and 7 pm

6pm – 6:50pm – Toolbox
7:00pm – 7:50pm – Bellydance Workout

https://www.leslierosen.com/what-we-do

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 25 @ 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.

Highland Park Action Committee meeting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

June 2019 agenda info here.

Standing info:

Highland Park Action Committee
We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at HPIC on 12th and Holden, 7:00 pm meeting.

Westside Dance class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

The next series of Westside Dance classes taught by Dean Paton of Century Ballroom will be starting in September on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Classes are held at the Senior Center of West Seattle and are open to all ages.

Tuesdays are Beginning Swing at 7 pm and Cross-Step Waltz at 8:15 pm on September 17, 24 & October 8, 15, 22 (no class on October 1).

Wednesdays are Intermediate Swing at 7 pm and Fun, Flashy, Foxtrot at 8:15 pm on September 18, 25, & October 9, 16, and 23 (no class on October 2).

The cost for each series is $35 for Senior Center of West Seattle members and $50 for nonmembers. Please register in advance by calling 206.932.4044 x1 or at the front desk.

Sep
26
Thu
2019
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info:

The West Seattle Transportation Coalition meetings are held at Neighborhood House High Point, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of most months. (6400 Sylvan Way SW, Room 207B (enter from the rear plaza).

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Sep 28 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Community conversations with School Board president Leslie Harris @ various locations
Sep 28 @ 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.

All are 3-5 pm:

September 28th, Southwest Branch Library (9010 35th SW)

October 19th, High Point Branch Library (3411 SW Raymond)

November 16th, Delridge Branch Library (5423 Delridge Way SW)

Sep
29
Sun
2019
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Sep 29 @ 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

Oct
1
Tue
2019
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 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.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Oct 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.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: all are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters educational program offers self-paced supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:30pm-8pm in Brookdale W. Seattle Senior Living Center, 4611 35th Ave SW, 2nd floor..

Our upcoming meetings are May 7, May 21st.

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

Check WSBC’s website for updates. 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.

Oct
2
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Oct 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.

American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Who: American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
What: General Meeting
When: Every fist Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
Where: 3618 SW Alaska St.

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.

Learn the Thriller Dance @ High Point Community Center
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thriller Dance $20

Learn the “Thrill the World” version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance. During this 4-week session you will learn all the steps (no dance experience necessary) and practice the entire dance. If there is enough interest, the instructor will provide some quick tips on Zombie makeup, character and costumes. All participants will receive a dance script so that you can practice at home. After this class you’ll be prepared to join in on the next Thriller flash mob or be the hit at your next party! The instructor is a professional dance and fitness instructor, performer, and has taught and performed Thriller since 2008. 4 classes run 10/2-10/23.

All Lifelong Recreation activities are suited specifically for those age 50 and older AND are right here in your Seattle neighborhood.

Register Today at http://www.seattle.gov/parks

Learn to Belly Dance with Leslie Rosen @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bellydancers are supple, feminine, earthly, mysterious, playful and strong. That dancer is you! Come learn among friends and awaken your inner fire. Build community and self-knowledge while honoring the inner divine feminine.

Bellydance class in West Seattle @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Six week sessions, Wednesday nights
Next session begins September 18, 2019
Drop-in students are welcome at 6 pm and 7 pm

6pm – 6:50pm – Toolbox
7:00pm – 7:50pm – Bellydance Workout

https://www.leslierosen.com/what-we-do

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 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 – SEPTEMBER AGENDA @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

September agenda: “The meeting topic will be Seattle’s plans for West Seattle green space, status of current projects, budgeting, and how the community can be more involved.”

Standing info:

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

The purpose of the Southwest District Council shall be to provide leadership for preserving and improving the neighborhood to the mutual benefit of all residents, community groups and businesses located in the area. The District Council will assist in the communication and coordination of community-based projects by providing a community forum for discussion and support for initiatives that address the needs of neighborhood issues. The District Council shall communicate with governmental agencies and elected officials when deemed necessary to represent the interests of the community. (SWDC By-laws).

Oct
3
Thu
2019
Seniors of Color Soaring @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors of Color Soaring, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10 am to 11 am. Learn how to age well & maintain your health, connect with other seniors of color, share your stories, ideas, and knowledge, grow relationships across cultures and generations, celebrate senior diversity & more.

Please RSVP by calling
206.932.4044 x1

Leave your contact information for
Bettie Williams-Watson, group facilitator.

Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Family Connectors University @ Neighborhood House High Point Family Center
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Beginning October 3–10 weeks of classes to learn how to navigate the school system, how to create a higher education culture at home, and how to
support a child’s academic success. College credit available.

The High Point Family Resource Center provides professional resources and community-driven programs to families in West Seattle, all centered on cultural enrichment, personal growth, and other skill-building opportunities. All programs and events are free, and everyone is welcome to join!

To learn more about the center, stop in for a visit or call 206-588-4900 ext. 3010.

Read the Koran in 4 Weeks, fall 2019 series @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, 24 (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.

Oct
4
Fri
2019
HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

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

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

First Saturday hikes in West Duwamish Greenbelt @ (see listing)
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am

Hiking season is beginning in the West Duwamish Greenbelt. Hike with the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group (www.wdgtrails.com) on guided walks to find birds, bugs, mushrooms, native plants, geology, and history. Meet the first Saturday of each month at 10 am, usually at the trailhead at 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly Street, but starting places may vary; watch postings for individual hikes. We hike mostly on constructed and maintained gravel trails, suitable for family outings.

The West Duwamish Greenbelt is the largest contiguous forest in Seattle, spreading over 550 acres in West Seattle from the tip of Pigeon Point to Westcrest Park. Urban forests are important community spaces that increase our city’s natural beauty, contribute to our health, and make the natural world accessible for everyone to enjoy.

Here’s the schedule for the 2019 season. All hikes start at 10:00 am.

April 6: Bird watching hike with Scott Markowitz, an international birder, member of the board of directors at Tahoma Audubon. Meet at the Puget Park trailhead at 4418 21st Ave. S.W.

May 4: Insect hike with a bug club member.

June 1: “Walking Native Land” on National Trails Day with Ken Workman, a descendant of Chief Seattle and a member of the Duwamish Tribe. Ken will talk about his personal experience growing up in the greenbelt and his tribe’s use of the land and nearby Duwamish River.

The hike begins at 10 a.m. near the Chinese Garden at South Seattle College. We’ll walk down Puget Ridge to the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center and return. This hike is on unimproved trail with aspirations to be a connector between ridge and river, about two miles round-trip with 200 feet of elevation gain coming back. Wear good shoes or boots and be prepared for small obstacles like logs, brush, and walking near the edge of West Marginal Way.

July 6: Native plant identification with Steve Richmond of GardenCycles

August 3: Geology and land use history with Paul West and Craig Rankin

September 7: History of the greenbelt with Matt Groshong, Randy Nelson, and Craig Rankin

October 5: Mushrooms with Kim Traverse of the Puget Sound Myco Society

Tot Trek and Nature Play @ Camp Long
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

Fall nature outings are open for registration now!  Sign up for the popular nighttime walks, bird tours, mushroom walks, and so much more…

Tot Trek and Nature Play–Fall Forest Frolic at Camp Long.

Ages 2-3 with an Adult. Pre-registration required.

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

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

Mushroom Walk @ Camp Long
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fall nature outings are open for registration now!  Sign up for the popular nighttime walks, bird tours, mushroom walks, and so much more…

Mushroom Walk at Camp Long.

Ages 12 and older. Pre-registration required.

Oct
6
Sun
2019
Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee @ Arrowhead Gardens
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Oct 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

Oct
7
Mon
2019
Ham Radio Jam – West Seattle Amateur Radio Club @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Event: Ham Jam – West Seattle Amateur Radio Club
When: First Monday of each month 6–7 pm
Where: Senior Center of West Seattle

New Hams, learn how to participate in the West Seattle Amateur Radio Club Monday night radio nets. Bring your handheld transceiver.

Future Hams, bring your questions and learn about the club, the hobby, how to get licensed, and ways to serve your community.

For assistance, contact John Walling (KI7YRA@WestSeattleARC.org)

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 7 @ 7:00 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

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 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

Oct
8
Tue
2019
Fauntleroy Community Association meeting – SEPTEMBER 2019 AGENDA @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

September agenda:

Welcome/Introductions
Review and Approve Minutes
WS Police Precinct Crime and Noise Update =
West Seattle Art Walk
Fall Festival Status
Date
Volunteer Portal
Financial

Fall Festival Board Action
Authorize Donation
FCA Table at Festival

Ferries Cutting
Metrics Request
Informational Materials
Ferries New Dock
Review of Newell’s meeting with WSF
FCA Next Steps
Orca Tour/Whale Trail Sponsorship
SW District Council Update
Action Items

Standing info:

All Fauntleroy Community Association (FCA) business meetings are open to any resident. Your Fauntleroy Community Association board of directors meets on the second Tuesday of each month (except August and December). For information about the agenda, contact FCA president Mike Dey (msdey50@aol.com or 206-661-0673).

Find out more about FCA at its official website

Westside Dance class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

The next series of Westside Dance classes taught by Dean Paton of Century Ballroom will be starting in September on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Classes are held at the Senior Center of West Seattle and are open to all ages.

Tuesdays are Beginning Swing at 7 pm and Cross-Step Waltz at 8:15 pm on September 17, 24 & October 8, 15, 22 (no class on October 1).

Wednesdays are Intermediate Swing at 7 pm and Fun, Flashy, Foxtrot at 8:15 pm on September 18, 25, & October 9, 16, and 23 (no class on October 2).

The cost for each series is $35 for Senior Center of West Seattle members and $50 for nonmembers. Please register in advance by calling 206.932.4044 x1 or at the front desk.

Oct
9
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Oct 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.

Learn the Thriller Dance @ High Point Community Center
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thriller Dance $20

Learn the “Thrill the World” version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance. During this 4-week session you will learn all the steps (no dance experience necessary) and practice the entire dance. If there is enough interest, the instructor will provide some quick tips on Zombie makeup, character and costumes. All participants will receive a dance script so that you can practice at home. After this class you’ll be prepared to join in on the next Thriller flash mob or be the hit at your next party! The instructor is a professional dance and fitness instructor, performer, and has taught and performed Thriller since 2008. 4 classes run 10/2-10/23.

All Lifelong Recreation activities are suited specifically for those age 50 and older AND are right here in your Seattle neighborhood.

Register Today at http://www.seattle.gov/parks

Learn to Belly Dance with Leslie Rosen @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bellydancers are supple, feminine, earthly, mysterious, playful and strong. That dancer is you! Come learn among friends and awaken your inner fire. Build community and self-knowledge while honoring the inner divine feminine.

Bellydance class in West Seattle @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Six week sessions, Wednesday nights
Next session begins September 18, 2019
Drop-in students are welcome at 6 pm and 7 pm

6pm – 6:50pm – Toolbox
7:00pm – 7:50pm – Bellydance Workout

https://www.leslierosen.com/what-we-do

Seattle Writes: Writing Circle With Hugo House @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

Drop by this writing circle, hosted by author Jeanine Walker, for writing exercises and motivation.

Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. You will have the opportunity to share your work and get feedback – but only if you want to (no pressure!). You can also use this time to increase productivity on your current work in progress, surrounded by fellow writers. Open to all ages and genres of writing. Jeanine Walker will be facilitating the West Seattle Branch writing circles.

Jeanine Walker was a 2015 Jack Straw Writer and has published poems in Cimarron Review, Narrative, Pleiades, and Web Conjunctions. She holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Houston and teaches for Writers in the Schools.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Bring a laptop or pen and paper — and be ready to write!

The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Find out more about Seattle Writes programs and resources here.

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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 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.

Westside Dance class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

The next series of Westside Dance classes taught by Dean Paton of Century Ballroom will be starting in September on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Classes are held at the Senior Center of West Seattle and are open to all ages.

Tuesdays are Beginning Swing at 7 pm and Cross-Step Waltz at 8:15 pm on September 17, 24 & October 8, 15, 22 (no class on October 1).

Wednesdays are Intermediate Swing at 7 pm and Fun, Flashy, Foxtrot at 8:15 pm on September 18, 25, & October 9, 16, and 23 (no class on October 2).

The cost for each series is $35 for Senior Center of West Seattle members and $50 for nonmembers. Please register in advance by calling 206.932.4044 x1 or at the front desk.

Oct
10
Thu
2019
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Read the Koran in 4 Weeks, fall 2019 series @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, 24 (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.

Oct
11
Fri
2019
Duwamish Tribe Annual Gala & Native Art Auction 2019 @ Miners Landing
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Please join us to support the Duwamish Tribe at our annual gala and auction on October 11, 2019. A kick-off to Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations. Purchase tickets online at https://2019duwamishgala.brownpapertickets.com/

You are invited to join the Duwamish Tribe for its 13th Annual Gala Dinner & NW Art Auction. This annual event is a celebration of contemporary and traditional culture of Seattle’s First People, Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Your gifts will help maintain operations at the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center and provide tribal services. We thank you for recognizing the significant role that Seattle’s First People play in the diversity and cultural richness of our community. Your support makes a difference! “We raise our hands to you!”

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center; the only traditional Longhouse in the City of Seattle that represents the culture and story of Seattles indigenous people, the Dxdwab. Our annual event is designed to kick off the celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day 2019 with first acknowledging our own regions first people, The Duwamish , Dxdwab, understanding our past and celebrating all cultures into the future.

As part of our 10th Anniversary celebration, we want to make this a special occasion for you by connecting our story to the present. At Seattles Miners Landing at Pier 57 you will enjoy a delicious lunch, receive complimentary tickets to view Wings over Washington, share in the excitement of our live auction and much more all to support the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Doors open at 12:00 pm, event begins at 1:00 pm at the banquet hall at Miners Landing, Pier 57 at 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101.

Single Ticket: $150, Full Event, Reception and Catered Lunch Followed by Live Auction

If you are unable to attend but would still like to support the Duwamish, please choose the donation option and input your desired donation amount.

Check in begins at 12:00 pm
Banquet lunch begins at 12:30pm
Live Northwest Art Auction at 1:00 pm
Closing remarks at 2:30 pm

The Duwamish Tribe’s nonprofit, Duwamish Tribal Services, is a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit and donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Oct
12
Sat
2019
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Oct 12 @ 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

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

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

Oct
13
Sun
2019
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Oct 13 @ 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

Oct
14
Mon
2019
Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Oct 14 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) 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.

Evening Book Group @ Southwest Library
Oct 14 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Registration is not required.

The Southwest Library Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm unless noted otherwise. The group will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Branch Library for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Oct 14 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle 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.

Contact Info   West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian.

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.

Oct
15
Tue
2019
Evening book group @ High Point Library
Oct 15 @ 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.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: all are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters educational program offers self-paced supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:30pm-8pm in Brookdale W. Seattle Senior Living Center, 4611 35th Ave SW, 2nd floor..

Our upcoming meetings are May 7, May 21st.

West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER @ Southwest Precinct
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Next meeting September.

Standing info:

The meeting is at 7 pm Tuesday in the meeting room at the Southwest Precinct (Delridge/Webster), everyone welcome, with your chance to not only ask questions of the guests but also to bring up community concerns to the Seattle Police leadership in attendance.

THE MEETING IS OPEN TO EVERYONE.

Westside Dance class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

The next series of Westside Dance classes taught by Dean Paton of Century Ballroom will be starting in September on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Classes are held at the Senior Center of West Seattle and are open to all ages.

Tuesdays are Beginning Swing at 7 pm and Cross-Step Waltz at 8:15 pm on September 17, 24 & October 8, 15, 22 (no class on October 1).

Wednesdays are Intermediate Swing at 7 pm and Fun, Flashy, Foxtrot at 8:15 pm on September 18, 25, & October 9, 16, and 23 (no class on October 2).

The cost for each series is $35 for Senior Center of West Seattle members and $50 for nonmembers. Please register in advance by calling 206.932.4044 x1 or at the front desk.

Oct
16
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Oct 16 @ 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.

Learn the Thriller Dance @ High Point Community Center
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thriller Dance $20

Learn the “Thrill the World” version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance. During this 4-week session you will learn all the steps (no dance experience necessary) and practice the entire dance. If there is enough interest, the instructor will provide some quick tips on Zombie makeup, character and costumes. All participants will receive a dance script so that you can practice at home. After this class you’ll be prepared to join in on the next Thriller flash mob or be the hit at your next party! The instructor is a professional dance and fitness instructor, performer, and has taught and performed Thriller since 2008. 4 classes run 10/2-10/23.

All Lifelong Recreation activities are suited specifically for those age 50 and older AND are right here in your Seattle neighborhood.

Register Today at http://www.seattle.gov/parks

Learn to Belly Dance with Leslie Rosen @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bellydancers are supple, feminine, earthly, mysterious, playful and strong. That dancer is you! Come learn among friends and awaken your inner fire. Build community and self-knowledge while honoring the inner divine feminine.

Bellydance class in West Seattle @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Six week sessions, Wednesday nights
Next session begins September 18, 2019
Drop-in students are welcome at 6 pm and 7 pm

6pm – 6:50pm – Toolbox
7:00pm – 7:50pm – Bellydance Workout

https://www.leslierosen.com/what-we-do

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 16 @ 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.

34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

Delridge Neighborhoods District Council @ Neighborhood House High Point
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

STANDING INFO:

Delridge Neighborhood District Council meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7 pm–9 pm.

Westside Dance class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

At the Senior Center of West Seattle:

The next series of Westside Dance classes taught by Dean Paton of Century Ballroom will be starting in September on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Classes are held at the Senior Center of West Seattle and are open to all ages.

Tuesdays are Beginning Swing at 7 pm and Cross-Step Waltz at 8:15 pm on September 17, 24 & October 8, 15, 22 (no class on October 1).

Wednesdays are Intermediate Swing at 7 pm and Fun, Flashy, Foxtrot at 8:15 pm on September 18, 25, & October 9, 16, and 23 (no class on October 2).

The cost for each series is $35 for Senior Center of West Seattle members and $50 for nonmembers. Please register in advance by calling 206.932.4044 x1 or at the front desk.

Oct
17
Thu
2019
Seniors of Color Soaring @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors of Color Soaring, 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10 am to 11 am. Learn how to age well & maintain your health, connect with other seniors of color, share your stories, ideas, and knowledge, grow relationships across cultures and generations, celebrate senior diversity & more.

Please RSVP by calling
206.932.4044 x1

Leave your contact information for
Bettie Williams-Watson, group facilitator.

Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Alki Community Council meeting @ Alki UCC Church
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info: The Alki Community Council meets 3rd Thursday of the month at Alki United Church of Christ, 6115 SW Hinds St, Seattle. (No meetings August or December)

Read the Koran in 4 Weeks, fall 2019 series @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, 24 (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.

Oct
19
Sat
2019
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Community conversations with School Board president Leslie Harris @ various locations
Oct 19 @ 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.

All are 3-5 pm:

September 28th, Southwest Branch Library (9010 35th SW)

October 19th, High Point Branch Library (3411 SW Raymond)

November 16th, Delridge Branch Library (5423 Delridge Way SW)

Oct
20
Sun
2019
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Oct 20 @ 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

Oct
21
Mon
2019
Afternoon book group @ Southwest Library
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Southwest Branch LibraryAfternoon Book Group meets from 2:00–3:00 pm on the third Monday of the month unless noted otherwise. Groups will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Library Branch for this month’s book title and more information.

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.

Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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 Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 21 @ 7:00 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

Oct
22
Tue
2019
West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 2019 @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Standing info:

Find agenda info here.

Everyone is welcome, even if you aren’t a Block Watch Captain! RSVP is appreciated, but not necessary to attend. You can contact us at wsblockwatchnet@gmail.com.

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Oct 23 @ 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.

Computer Basics class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

A comfortable class for the true beginner. Learn how to use a mouse, navigate the screen, and perform common basic functions.

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Microsoft Word Basics class @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

At the Senior Center.

Polish your word processing skills and learn to navigate Word’s options, use basic functions and features, and learn how to create letters and simple documents.

The Senior Center of West Seattle offers computer classes for seniors the fourth Wednesday of most months in partnership with the the Seattle Public Library. All classes are taught by SPL staff.

Learn the Thriller Dance @ High Point Community Center
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thriller Dance $20

Learn the “Thrill the World” version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” dance. During this 4-week session you will learn all the steps (no dance experience necessary) and practice the entire dance. If there is enough interest, the instructor will provide some quick tips on Zombie makeup, character and costumes. All participants will receive a dance script so that you can practice at home. After this class you’ll be prepared to join in on the next Thriller flash mob or be the hit at your next party! The instructor is a professional dance and fitness instructor, performer, and has taught and performed Thriller since 2008. 4 classes run 10/2-10/23.

All Lifelong Recreation activities are suited specifically for those age 50 and older AND are right here in your Seattle neighborhood.

Register Today at http://www.seattle.gov/parks

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 23 @ 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.

Highland Park Action Committee meeting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

June 2019 agenda info here.

Standing info:

Highland Park Action Committee
We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at HPIC on 12th and Holden, 7:00 pm meeting.

Oct
24
Thu
2019
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info:

The West Seattle Transportation Coalition meetings are held at Neighborhood House High Point, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of most months. (6400 Sylvan Way SW, Room 207B (enter from the rear plaza).

Read the Koran in 4 Weeks, fall 2019 series @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, 24 (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.

Oct
25
Fri
2019
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Oct
26
Sat
2019
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Oct 26 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Oct
27
Sun
2019
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Oct 27 @ 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

Oct
30
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Oct 30 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 30 @ 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.

Oct
31
Thu
2019
Artists Group @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you do beadwork, paint in any/all of the many water medias, do collage, mixed media, bookmaking, doll making, embroidery, knitting, crocheting or are looking for a place to learn a bit more or to explore another art form– come join us! It’s going to be fun! Contact Linda at 206-755-1472 or lulce6@aol.com for more info.

Suggested donation $2 members / $3 non-members

Thursdays 2–5 pm.

At the Senior Center of West Seattle

Nov
1
Fri
2019
HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

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

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Nov
3
Sun
2019
Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee @ Arrowhead Gardens
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 3 @ 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

Nov
4
Mon
2019
Ham Radio Jam – West Seattle Amateur Radio Club @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Event: Ham Jam – West Seattle Amateur Radio Club
When: First Monday of each month 6–7 pm
Where: Senior Center of West Seattle

New Hams, learn how to participate in the West Seattle Amateur Radio Club Monday night radio nets. Bring your handheld transceiver.

Future Hams, bring your questions and learn about the club, the hobby, how to get licensed, and ways to serve your community.

For assistance, contact John Walling (KI7YRA@WestSeattleARC.org)

West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 4 @ 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

Nov
5
Tue
2019
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 5 @ 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.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Nov 5 @ 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.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: all are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters educational program offers self-paced supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:30pm-8pm in Brookdale W. Seattle Senior Living Center, 4611 35th Ave SW, 2nd floor..

Our upcoming meetings are May 7, May 21st.

West Seattle Bike Connections meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Check WSBC’s website for updates. 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.

Nov
6
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Nov 6 @ 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.

American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Who: American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
What: General Meeting
When: Every fist Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
Where: 3618 SW Alaska St.

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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 6 @ 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 – SEPTEMBER AGENDA @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

September agenda: “The meeting topic will be Seattle’s plans for West Seattle green space, status of current projects, budgeting, and how the community can be more involved.”

Standing info:

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

The purpose of the Southwest District Council shall be to provide leadership for preserving and improving the neighborhood to the mutual benefit of all residents, community groups and businesses located in the area. The District Council will assist in the communication and coordination of community-based projects by providing a community forum for discussion and support for initiatives that address the needs of neighborhood issues. The District Council shall communicate with governmental agencies and elected officials when deemed necessary to represent the interests of the community. (SWDC By-laws).

Nov
9
Sat
2019
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Nov 9 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Nov
10
Sun
2019
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 10 @ 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

Nov
11
Mon
2019
Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 11 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) 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.

Evening Book Group @ Southwest Library
Nov 11 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Registration is not required.

The Southwest Library Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm unless noted otherwise. The group will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Branch Library for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Nov 11 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle 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.

Contact Info   West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian.

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.

Nov
12
Tue
2019
Fauntleroy Community Association meeting – SEPTEMBER 2019 AGENDA @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

September agenda:

Welcome/Introductions
Review and Approve Minutes
WS Police Precinct Crime and Noise Update =
West Seattle Art Walk
Fall Festival Status
Date
Volunteer Portal
Financial

Fall Festival Board Action
Authorize Donation
FCA Table at Festival

Ferries Cutting
Metrics Request
Informational Materials
Ferries New Dock
Review of Newell’s meeting with WSF
FCA Next Steps
Orca Tour/Whale Trail Sponsorship
SW District Council Update
Action Items

Standing info:

All Fauntleroy Community Association (FCA) business meetings are open to any resident. Your Fauntleroy Community Association board of directors meets on the second Tuesday of each month (except August and December). For information about the agenda, contact FCA president Mike Dey (msdey50@aol.com or 206-661-0673).

Find out more about FCA at its official website

Nov
13
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Nov 13 @ 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.

Seattle Writes: Writing Circle With Hugo House @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

Drop by this writing circle, hosted by author Jeanine Walker, for writing exercises and motivation.

Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. You will have the opportunity to share your work and get feedback – but only if you want to (no pressure!). You can also use this time to increase productivity on your current work in progress, surrounded by fellow writers. Open to all ages and genres of writing. Jeanine Walker will be facilitating the West Seattle Branch writing circles.

Jeanine Walker was a 2015 Jack Straw Writer and has published poems in Cimarron Review, Narrative, Pleiades, and Web Conjunctions. She holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Houston and teaches for Writers in the Schools.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Bring a laptop or pen and paper — and be ready to write!

The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Find out more about Seattle Writes programs and resources here.

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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 13 @ 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.

Nov
16
Sat
2019
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Community conversations with School Board president Leslie Harris @ various locations
Nov 16 @ 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.

All are 3-5 pm:

September 28th, Southwest Branch Library (9010 35th SW)

October 19th, High Point Branch Library (3411 SW Raymond)

November 16th, Delridge Branch Library (5423 Delridge Way SW)

Nov
17
Sun
2019
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Nov 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 17 @ 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

Nov
18
Mon
2019
Afternoon book group @ Southwest Library
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Southwest Branch LibraryAfternoon Book Group meets from 2:00–3:00 pm on the third Monday of the month unless noted otherwise. Groups will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Library Branch for this month’s book title and more information.

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.

Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Nov
19
Tue
2019
Evening book group @ High Point Library
Nov 19 @ 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.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: all are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters educational program offers self-paced supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:30pm-8pm in Brookdale W. Seattle Senior Living Center, 4611 35th Ave SW, 2nd floor..

Our upcoming meetings are May 7, May 21st.

West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER @ Southwest Precinct
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Next meeting September.

Standing info:

The meeting is at 7 pm Tuesday in the meeting room at the Southwest Precinct (Delridge/Webster), everyone welcome, with your chance to not only ask questions of the guests but also to bring up community concerns to the Seattle Police leadership in attendance.

THE MEETING IS OPEN TO EVERYONE.

Nov
20
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Nov 20 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 20 @ 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.

34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

Delridge Neighborhoods District Council @ Neighborhood House High Point
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

STANDING INFO:

Delridge Neighborhood District Council meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7 pm–9 pm.

Nov
21
Thu
2019
Alki Community Council meeting @ Alki UCC Church
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info: The Alki Community Council meets 3rd Thursday of the month at Alki United Church of Christ, 6115 SW Hinds St, Seattle. (No meetings August or December)

Nov
23
Sat
2019
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Nov 23 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Nov
24
Sun
2019
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Nov 24 @ 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

Nov
26
Tue
2019
West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 2019 @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Standing info:

Find agenda info here.

Everyone is welcome, even if you aren’t a Block Watch Captain! RSVP is appreciated, but not necessary to attend. You can contact us at wsblockwatchnet@gmail.com.

District 1 Community Network Meeting @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

District 1 Community Network Meeting (D1CN)
The District 1 Community Network is a meeting open to all community groups and interested individuals who would like to work together on topics of interest within District 1.

Tuesday, May 28, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 23, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Tuesday, November 26, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Nov
27
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Nov 27 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Nov 27 @ 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.

Highland Park Action Committee meeting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

June 2019 agenda info here.

Standing info:

Highland Park Action Committee
We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at HPIC on 12th and Holden, 7:00 pm meeting.

Nov
28
Thu
2019
West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info:

The West Seattle Transportation Coalition meetings are held at Neighborhood House High Point, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of most months. (6400 Sylvan Way SW, Room 207B (enter from the rear plaza).

Nov
29
Fri
2019
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
1
Sun
2019
Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee @ Arrowhead Gardens
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 1 @ 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

Dec
2
Mon
2019
West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 2 @ 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

Dec
3
Tue
2019
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 3 @ 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.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Dec 3 @ 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.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: all are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters educational program offers self-paced supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:30pm-8pm in Brookdale W. Seattle Senior Living Center, 4611 35th Ave SW, 2nd floor..

Our upcoming meetings are May 7, May 21st.

West Seattle Bike Connections meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Check WSBC’s website for updates. 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.

Dec
4
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Dec 4 @ 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.

American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Who: American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
What: General Meeting
When: Every fist Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
Where: 3618 SW Alaska St.

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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 4 @ 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 – SEPTEMBER AGENDA @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

September agenda: “The meeting topic will be Seattle’s plans for West Seattle green space, status of current projects, budgeting, and how the community can be more involved.”

Standing info:

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

The purpose of the Southwest District Council shall be to provide leadership for preserving and improving the neighborhood to the mutual benefit of all residents, community groups and businesses located in the area. The District Council will assist in the communication and coordination of community-based projects by providing a community forum for discussion and support for initiatives that address the needs of neighborhood issues. The District Council shall communicate with governmental agencies and elected officials when deemed necessary to represent the interests of the community. (SWDC By-laws).

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Lafayette Craft Fair and Gift Wrapping Event @ Lafayette Elementary School Lunchroom
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come support Lafayette Elementary students or sign up for a table yourself.

Student-made crafts offer a great gift or precious memento from friends at Lafayette Elementary. Also, you can gift wrap your items by donation at the event. Please come and join us!

For more information please reach out to Pamela Quadros.

HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

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

Dec
7
Sat
2019
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Dec 7 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek @ Camp Long
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Fall nature outings are open for registration now!  Sign up for the popular nighttime walks, bird tours, mushroom walks, and so much more…

Winter Wander Along Longfellow Creek at Camp Long.

Longfellow Creek is a major waterway in West Seattle. It is also a little piece of the wild in the middle of the city. Coho salmon migrate up this waterway; beavers build dams and lodges on this creek; owls hunt for food along this artery. Explore a portion of this urban wilderness with a Seattle Urban Nature Guide. Look for seasonal changes and get to know some of your wild neighbors.

Be prepared to do some hiking over uneven terrain on this program.

Ages 6 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Everyone attending the program must be registered.

Meet the leader at the Camp Long Lodge.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 8 @ 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

Dec
9
Mon
2019
Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) 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.

Evening Book Group @ Southwest Library
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Registration is not required.

The Southwest Library Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm unless noted otherwise. The group will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Branch Library for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle 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.

Contact Info   West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian.

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.

Dec
10
Tue
2019
Fauntleroy Community Association meeting – SEPTEMBER 2019 AGENDA @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

September agenda:

Welcome/Introductions
Review and Approve Minutes
WS Police Precinct Crime and Noise Update =
West Seattle Art Walk
Fall Festival Status
Date
Volunteer Portal
Financial

Fall Festival Board Action
Authorize Donation
FCA Table at Festival

Ferries Cutting
Metrics Request
Informational Materials
Ferries New Dock
Review of Newell’s meeting with WSF
FCA Next Steps
Orca Tour/Whale Trail Sponsorship
SW District Council Update
Action Items

Standing info:

All Fauntleroy Community Association (FCA) business meetings are open to any resident. Your Fauntleroy Community Association board of directors meets on the second Tuesday of each month (except August and December). For information about the agenda, contact FCA president Mike Dey (msdey50@aol.com or 206-661-0673).

Find out more about FCA at its official website

Dec
11
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Dec 11 @ 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.

Seattle Writes: Writing Circle With Hugo House @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library:

Drop by this writing circle, hosted by author Jeanine Walker, for writing exercises and motivation.

Attend free drop-in writing circles facilitated by established local writers from Hugo House! Bring something you’re working on, or just come ready to write. You will have the opportunity to share your work and get feedback – but only if you want to (no pressure!). You can also use this time to increase productivity on your current work in progress, surrounded by fellow writers. Open to all ages and genres of writing. Jeanine Walker will be facilitating the West Seattle Branch writing circles.

Jeanine Walker was a 2015 Jack Straw Writer and has published poems in Cimarron Review, Narrative, Pleiades, and Web Conjunctions. She holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Houston and teaches for Writers in the Schools.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Bring a laptop or pen and paper — and be ready to write!

The Seattle Writes series is made possible with the generous support of The Seattle Public Library Foundation. Find out more about Seattle Writes programs and resources here.

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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 11 @ 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.

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
15
Sun
2019
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 15 @ 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

Dec
16
Mon
2019
Afternoon book group @ Southwest Library
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Southwest Branch LibraryAfternoon Book Group meets from 2:00–3:00 pm on the third Monday of the month unless noted otherwise. Groups will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Library Branch for this month’s book title and more information.

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.

Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Dec
17
Tue
2019
Evening book group @ High Point Library
Dec 17 @ 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.

West Seattle 832 Toastmasters Club meeting @ The Kenney
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 meeting: all are welcome!

West Seattle Toastmasters is your local Toastmasters club, part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters educational program offers self-paced supportive learning environment where you can build your leadership skills, improve speaking skills and gain self-confidence.

Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many times as you like until you decide to join.

West Seattle Toastmasters meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday 6:30pm-8pm in Brookdale W. Seattle Senior Living Center, 4611 35th Ave SW, 2nd floor..

Our upcoming meetings are May 7, May 21st.

West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER @ Southwest Precinct
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Next meeting September.

Standing info:

The meeting is at 7 pm Tuesday in the meeting room at the Southwest Precinct (Delridge/Webster), everyone welcome, with your chance to not only ask questions of the guests but also to bring up community concerns to the Seattle Police leadership in attendance.

THE MEETING IS OPEN TO EVERYONE.

Dec
18
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Dec 18 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 18 @ 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.

34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

Delridge Neighborhoods District Council @ Neighborhood House High Point
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

STANDING INFO:

Delridge Neighborhood District Council meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7 pm–9 pm.

Dec
20
Fri
2019
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Dec
21
Sat
2019
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Dec 21 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
22
Sun
2019
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 22 @ 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

Dec
24
Tue
2019
West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 2019 @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
Dec 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Standing info:

Find agenda info here.

Everyone is welcome, even if you aren’t a Block Watch Captain! RSVP is appreciated, but not necessary to attend. You can contact us at wsblockwatchnet@gmail.com.

Dec
25
Wed
2019
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Dec 25 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 25 @ 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.

Highland Park Action Committee meeting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Dec 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

June 2019 agenda info here.

Standing info:

Highland Park Action Committee
We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at HPIC on 12th and Holden, 7:00 pm meeting.

Dec
26
Thu
2019
West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
Dec 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info:

The West Seattle Transportation Coalition meetings are held at Neighborhood House High Point, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of most months. (6400 Sylvan Way SW, Room 207B (enter from the rear plaza).

Dec
28
Sat
2019
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
29
Sun
2019
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 29 @ 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

Jan
1
Wed
2020
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Jan 1 @ 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.

American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Who: American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
What: General Meeting
When: Every fist Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
Where: 3618 SW Alaska St.

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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 1 @ 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 – SEPTEMBER AGENDA @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

September agenda: “The meeting topic will be Seattle’s plans for West Seattle green space, status of current projects, budgeting, and how the community can be more involved.”

Standing info:

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

The purpose of the Southwest District Council shall be to provide leadership for preserving and improving the neighborhood to the mutual benefit of all residents, community groups and businesses located in the area. The District Council will assist in the communication and coordination of community-based projects by providing a community forum for discussion and support for initiatives that address the needs of neighborhood issues. The District Council shall communicate with governmental agencies and elected officials when deemed necessary to represent the interests of the community. (SWDC By-laws).

Jan
3
Fri
2020
HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

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

Jan
4
Sat
2020
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jan 4 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jan
5
Sun
2020
Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee @ Arrowhead Gardens
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 5 @ 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

Jan
6
Mon
2020
West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 6 @ 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

Jan
7
Tue
2020
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 7 @ 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.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Jan 7 @ 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.

West Seattle Bike Connections meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Check WSBC’s website for updates. 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.

Jan
8
Wed
2020
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Jan 8 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 8 @ 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.

Jan
11
Sat
2020
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jan
12
Sun
2020
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 12 @ 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

Jan
13
Mon
2020
Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Jan 13 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm. Check the event listings at SPL’s West Seattle (Admiral) Branch for this month’s book title.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) 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.

Evening Book Group @ Southwest Library
Jan 13 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Registration is not required.

The Southwest Library Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm unless noted otherwise. The group will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Branch Library for this month’s book title and more information.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Evening book group at West Seattle Library
Jan 13 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Branch Evening Book Group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. @ WS Branch Meeting Room. Check the library Event Listings for this month’s book title and for more information.

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle 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.

Contact Info   West Seattle Branch 206-684-7444 or Ask a Librarian.

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.

Jan
14
Tue
2020
Fauntleroy Community Association meeting – SEPTEMBER 2019 AGENDA @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

September agenda:

Welcome/Introductions
Review and Approve Minutes
WS Police Precinct Crime and Noise Update =
West Seattle Art Walk
Fall Festival Status
Date
Volunteer Portal
Financial

Fall Festival Board Action
Authorize Donation
FCA Table at Festival

Ferries Cutting
Metrics Request
Informational Materials
Ferries New Dock
Review of Newell’s meeting with WSF
FCA Next Steps
Orca Tour/Whale Trail Sponsorship
SW District Council Update
Action Items

Standing info:

All Fauntleroy Community Association (FCA) business meetings are open to any resident. Your Fauntleroy Community Association board of directors meets on the second Tuesday of each month (except August and December). For information about the agenda, contact FCA president Mike Dey (msdey50@aol.com or 206-661-0673).

Find out more about FCA at its official website

Jan
15
Wed
2020
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Jan 15 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 15 @ 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.

34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The 34th District Republicans meet every 3rd Wednesday, 7 pm. For specific meeting agendas, click here.

Delridge Neighborhoods District Council @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

STANDING INFO:

Delridge Neighborhood District Council meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7 pm–9 pm.

Jan
16
Thu
2020
Alki Community Council meeting @ Alki UCC Church
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info: The Alki Community Council meets 3rd Thursday of the month at Alki United Church of Christ, 6115 SW Hinds St, Seattle. (No meetings August or December)

Jan
18
Sat
2020
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Jan 18 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jan
19
Sun
2020
West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast @ Be's Restaurant
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club’s monthly breakfast is the third Sunday of the month at 9:30 am at (new location as of Summer 2017) Be’s Restaurant. Our breakfast gatherings are open to members as well as non-members interested in Amateur Radio and emergency communication.

For questions, visit our website at www.westseattlearc.org or email info@westseattlearc.org.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 19 @ 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

Jan
20
Mon
2020
Afternoon book group @ Southwest Library
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Southwest Branch LibraryAfternoon Book Group meets from 2:00–3:00 pm on the third Monday of the month unless noted otherwise. Groups will not meet on holidays or when the library is closed.

Check the Event Listings for West Seattle’s Southwest Library Branch for this month’s book title and more information.

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.

Contact Info: Southwest Branch 206-684-7455.

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.

Jan
21
Tue
2020
Evening book group @ High Point Library
Jan 21 @ 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.

West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER @ Southwest Precinct
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Next meeting September.

Standing info:

The meeting is at 7 pm Tuesday in the meeting room at the Southwest Precinct (Delridge/Webster), everyone welcome, with your chance to not only ask questions of the guests but also to bring up community concerns to the Seattle Police leadership in attendance.

THE MEETING IS OPEN TO EVERYONE.

Jan
22
Wed
2020
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Jan 22 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 22 @ 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.

Highland Park Action Committee meeting @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

June 2019 agenda info here.

Standing info:

Highland Park Action Committee
We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at HPIC on 12th and Holden, 7:00 pm meeting.

Jan
23
Thu
2020
West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info:

The West Seattle Transportation Coalition meetings are held at Neighborhood House High Point, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of most months. (6400 Sylvan Way SW, Room 207B (enter from the rear plaza).

Jan
25
Sat
2020
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Jan
26
Sun
2020
Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 26 @ 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

Jan
28
Tue
2020
West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network meeting – NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 2019 @ Seattle Police Southwest Precinct
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Standing info:

Find agenda info here.

Everyone is welcome, even if you aren’t a Block Watch Captain! RSVP is appreciated, but not necessary to attend. You can contact us at wsblockwatchnet@gmail.com.

Jan
29
Wed
2020
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Jan 29 @ 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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Jan 29 @ 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.

Feb
1
Sat
2020
West Seattle Linux Users Group @ Fauntleroy YMCA
Feb 1 @ 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

Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Feb
2
Sun
2020
Camp Second Chance Community Advisory Committee @ Arrowhead Gardens
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Feb 2 @ 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

Feb
3
Mon
2020
West Seattle Quilters @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 3 @ 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

Feb
4
Tue
2020
Coffee Time with Veterans @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 4 @ 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.

“Drinking Liberally in West Seattle” meetup @ Pizzeria 22
Feb 4 @ 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.

West Seattle Bike Connections meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Feb 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Check WSBC’s website for updates. 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.

Feb
5
Wed
2020
Beginning English class @ Neighborhood House
Feb 5 @ 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.

American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Who: American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
What: General Meeting
When: Every fist Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
Where: 3618 SW Alaska St.

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.

Kiwanis of West Seattle meeting @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 5 @ 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 – SEPTEMBER AGENDA @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

September agenda: “The meeting topic will be Seattle’s plans for West Seattle green space, status of current projects, budgeting, and how the community can be more involved.”

Standing info:

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

The purpose of the Southwest District Council shall be to provide leadership for preserving and improving the neighborhood to the mutual benefit of all residents, community groups and businesses located in the area. The District Council will assist in the communication and coordination of community-based projects by providing a community forum for discussion and support for initiatives that address the needs of neighborhood issues. The District Council shall communicate with governmental agencies and elected officials when deemed necessary to represent the interests of the community. (SWDC By-laws).

Feb
7
Fri
2020
HPIC Corner Bar @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

CORNER BAR
Doors open 6 pm

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

Feb
8
Sat
2020
Vietnamese Cultural Center open to the public
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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