West Seattle Event Calendar

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ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

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Oct
17
Thu
2019
Timebank Orientation and Member Event @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

West Seattle Timebank invites you to an orientation and member database training.

Potluck gathering to meet Timebank members, share current exchanges or learn about the Timebank. Speakers from our organization – members may present, too. Bring a dish to share if you’d like, but not required. Bring a friend or relative, too.

Learn how to use the Timebank database.
Get one-on-one training.
Meet members.
And earn Timebank hours just for attending.

‘Sunset Baby’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Sunset Baby

By Dominique Morisseau
OBIE and Steinberg Playwright Award-winning playwright
Seattle premiere

When the tough, independent Nina is visited by her father, a former revolutionary in the Black liberation movement, she can’t tell what he’s after–a fix to their broken relationship, or the cache of letters that ties their fates together. As father and daughter circle one another, old wounds are revealed, generational differences exposed, and blazing truths laid bare. Morisseau’s smart, entertaining and moving story about family, survival and the nature of liberation is “not only dynamic, it’s dynamite” (The New York Times).

Sep 26 – Oct 20, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“…smart, entertaining and moving…while asking penetrating questions about the nature of liberation. Is it possible to be a good revolutionary and a good parent? Why are the gains made by one generation so often casually thrown away by the next? And what are the things we do for love?” – The Guardian

Get Tickets

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

Oct
18
Fri
2019
‘Sunset Baby’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Sunset Baby

By Dominique Morisseau
OBIE and Steinberg Playwright Award-winning playwright
Seattle premiere

When the tough, independent Nina is visited by her father, a former revolutionary in the Black liberation movement, she can’t tell what he’s after–a fix to their broken relationship, or the cache of letters that ties their fates together. As father and daughter circle one another, old wounds are revealed, generational differences exposed, and blazing truths laid bare. Morisseau’s smart, entertaining and moving story about family, survival and the nature of liberation is “not only dynamic, it’s dynamite” (The New York Times).

Sep 26 – Oct 20, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“…smart, entertaining and moving…while asking penetrating questions about the nature of liberation. Is it possible to be a good revolutionary and a good parent? Why are the gains made by one generation so often casually thrown away by the next? And what are the things we do for love?” – The Guardian

Get Tickets

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

Oct
19
Sat
2019
Spiders of the Duwamish @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Visit the longhouse for this FREE event just in time for Halloween! Join the Duwamish Longhouse and Seattle Parks Naturalists as we explore the spiders of the Duwamish River Valley. Come dispel the fear and learn more about one of nature’s greatest architects at this lecture and hike around the Duwamish Longhouse and neighboring parks!

WHEN: Saturday, October 19, 2019
1:00 PM 3:00 PM

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center

206.431.1852, dts@qwestoffice.net, www.duwamishtribe.org

Oct
20
Sun
2019
‘Sunset Baby’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

Sunset Baby

By Dominique Morisseau
OBIE and Steinberg Playwright Award-winning playwright
Seattle premiere

When the tough, independent Nina is visited by her father, a former revolutionary in the Black liberation movement, she can’t tell what he’s after–a fix to their broken relationship, or the cache of letters that ties their fates together. As father and daughter circle one another, old wounds are revealed, generational differences exposed, and blazing truths laid bare. Morisseau’s smart, entertaining and moving story about family, survival and the nature of liberation is “not only dynamic, it’s dynamite” (The New York Times).

Sep 26 – Oct 20, 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“…smart, entertaining and moving…while asking penetrating questions about the nature of liberation. Is it possible to be a good revolutionary and a good parent? Why are the gains made by one generation so often casually thrown away by the next? And what are the things we do for love?” – The Guardian

Get Tickets

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

Drunken Owl Theater @ Parliament Tavern
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm

Theater at Parliament Tavern (a 21+ venue):

Parliament’s monthly theater event featuring a real live acting troupe reading works from local playwrights. 7 pm.

Oct
26
Sat
2019
Halloween Spooktacular Radio Show @ Kenyon Hall
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm

Halloween Spooktacular Radio Show @ Kenyon Hall

The Radio Enthusiasts of Puget Sound present classic radio dramas performed live on stage, in a family-friendly program filled with chills, laughs, music, and live sound effects. Halloween has never been so much fun!

Front reserved table seats are $14. Row seating is $12 general and $10 seniors. With a reservation, row seating is only $10 general and $8 seniors. Elementary, middle, and high school students are $5. To make a reservation, please email kenyonhall@earthlink.net. You’ll receive an email confirming your reservation.

For more information, please visit www.repsonline.org/halloween-spooktacular or www.kenyonhall.org.

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Deathsploration Resource and Art Fair @ Camp Long
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Discover cool art, organizations, local businesses, and how the death and dying community is living in Western Washington. Local organizations, artists, businesses post up at camp long for the day, creating space for you to discover, engage, learn and play. This event will feature prizes, freebies, and amazing humans.

Come for the raffle, stay for the Dance Party!!

Let us know you’re coming.

Let us know if you want to host a table at the fair.


This event is part of Deathsploration month in western Washington.
We’re all gonna die, let’s talk about it, a little.

Deathsploration is a month-long effort to increase conversation about death and dying in Washington. Beginning on October 1 and running through November 2, community organizations and businesses in western Washington will work in partnership to create opportunities for engagement through education, art, dance, movement, death cafés, community outreach, workshops, and more.

In the United States, the topic of death and dying is not commonly paired with living. Deathsploration is an opportunity to reestablish the normalcy of death, a subtle reminder that talking about and preparing for death will not cause one’s death. Similarly, not talking about death will not keep it away. It is our hope that the exploration of death–through all the senses and on our own terms–will help people on the way to a good death.

Nov
7
Thu
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘A Few Good Men’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

A Few Good Men
by Aaron Sorkin
(PG-13 due to mature themes and language)

Dates:
November 7, 8, 9, and 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
FREE FOR VETERANS
Reserve tickets by emailing tickets@westsidedrama.com

Synopsis:
Aaron Sorkin’s groundbreaking debut tells the story of a group of military lawyers assigned to defend two Marines in Guantanamo Bay. During the course of the trial, they uncover a high-level conspiracy designed to eliminate weaker soldiers in the name of patriotism.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Nov
8
Fri
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘A Few Good Men’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

A Few Good Men
by Aaron Sorkin
(PG-13 due to mature themes and language)

Dates:
November 7, 8, 9, and 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
FREE FOR VETERANS
Reserve tickets by emailing tickets@westsidedrama.com

Synopsis:
Aaron Sorkin’s groundbreaking debut tells the story of a group of military lawyers assigned to defend two Marines in Guantanamo Bay. During the course of the trial, they uncover a high-level conspiracy designed to eliminate weaker soldiers in the name of patriotism.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Nov
9
Sat
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘A Few Good Men’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

A Few Good Men
by Aaron Sorkin
(PG-13 due to mature themes and language)

Dates:
November 7, 8, 9, and 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
FREE FOR VETERANS
Reserve tickets by emailing tickets@westsidedrama.com

Synopsis:
Aaron Sorkin’s groundbreaking debut tells the story of a group of military lawyers assigned to defend two Marines in Guantanamo Bay. During the course of the trial, they uncover a high-level conspiracy designed to eliminate weaker soldiers in the name of patriotism.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Nov
13
Wed
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘A Few Good Men’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

A Few Good Men
by Aaron Sorkin
(PG-13 due to mature themes and language)

Dates:
November 7, 8, 9, and 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
FREE FOR VETERANS
Reserve tickets by emailing tickets@westsidedrama.com

Synopsis:
Aaron Sorkin’s groundbreaking debut tells the story of a group of military lawyers assigned to defend two Marines in Guantanamo Bay. During the course of the trial, they uncover a high-level conspiracy designed to eliminate weaker soldiers in the name of patriotism.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Nov
14
Thu
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘A Few Good Men’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

A Few Good Men
by Aaron Sorkin
(PG-13 due to mature themes and language)

Dates:
November 7, 8, 9, and 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
FREE FOR VETERANS
Reserve tickets by emailing tickets@westsidedrama.com

Synopsis:
Aaron Sorkin’s groundbreaking debut tells the story of a group of military lawyers assigned to defend two Marines in Guantanamo Bay. During the course of the trial, they uncover a high-level conspiracy designed to eliminate weaker soldiers in the name of patriotism.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Nov
15
Fri
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘A Few Good Men’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

A Few Good Men
by Aaron Sorkin
(PG-13 due to mature themes and language)

Dates:
November 7, 8, 9, and 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
FREE FOR VETERANS
Reserve tickets by emailing tickets@westsidedrama.com

Synopsis:
Aaron Sorkin’s groundbreaking debut tells the story of a group of military lawyers assigned to defend two Marines in Guantanamo Bay. During the course of the trial, they uncover a high-level conspiracy designed to eliminate weaker soldiers in the name of patriotism.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

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.