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!

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USING THE CALENDAR: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Feb
27
Thu
Elementary/K-8 School Tours, Open Houses @ West Seattle campuses of Seattle Public Schools @ dates, times vary
Feb 27 all-day

From the full list on the district website:

Alki Elementary
January 30, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 21, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 24, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour

Arbor Heights
January 22, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 26, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour

Louisa Boren STEM K-8
January 16, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 23, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Elementary)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Middle School)
January 31, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 31, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 7, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)

Concord International School
January 28, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
January 30, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
February 6, 2020, 5 – 5:30 p.m. Open House

Fairmount Park
January 22, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
January 27, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour

Gatewood Elementary
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 28, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
February 3, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour

Genesee Hill School
January 22, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

Highland Park
February 4, 2020, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. School Tour

Lafayette Elementary
January 17, 2020, 8 a.m. Open House
May 15, 2020, 1 p.m. Open House

Pathfinder K-8 School
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (K-5th Grade)
January 22, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 27, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
February 3, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 4, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (Middle School)

Roxhill Elementary
January 17, 2020, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. School Tour

Sanislo Elementary
January 15, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. School Tour
January 16, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. School Tour

West Seattle Elementary
January 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 27, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
March 26, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
April 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour

The district list from which we got these only covers elementaries and K-8’s, so we are listing others separately – any listings in any category always appreciated at westseattleblog@gmail.com !

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Feb 27 all-day

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines

Art Exhibition at Vashon Center for the Arts (Vashon, WA) February 7 – 29, 2020
Meet the Artist & Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 2020 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Pope’s art explores matters of systemic inequities. This show is an abstract art exhibition that examines the historical and contemporary realities of redlining (refusing to loan money to people in areas with populations of color), displacement and American slavery trade. He also shows art inspired and in homage to his ancestors in Africa. With a minimalist style, Pope combines three dimensional art with basic visual elements such as lines, shapes, and color to explore redlining history.

With an international influence, a socially conscious mentality, a firm view for cultural equity and a dash of forwardness, Warren Pope has crafted an established visual art career inside and outside of the Pacific Northwest. Born in Munich, Germany of a Czech Mother and an African American Father, Warren and his two brothers were often ridiculed and beloved by their communities for their art and outward connection to social equality and justice. Like many military children, Warren was exposed to cultural difference, social customs and awkward experiences of acceptances and domestic indifference. Popes father, John Pope, served in the military and for a time was stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington.

Popes artistic interest was first influenced by his Mother Ann Pope, when she fashioned his fascination for art while his father’s family and cultural heritage educated him on his American and African ancestry. Traveling between Harlem New York, North Carolina, Tacoma Washington, Kansas and Germany, Pope was able to absorb the vast difference between his social and ethnic experiences.

Instead of bedtime stories, Popes mother would draw illustrations with wild imaginative plots that began the foundation of his creative conceptual and artistic thinking. For Pope, this formed a formidable ability to compose his art into direct visual narratives utilizing a minimalist style of directness for various complex cultural commentaries.

Warren Pope is an alum of the Univ. of Puget Sound, and has lived in Seattle for over 30 years. His career has involved twenty years of graphic art dealership associated with the Mack Gallery and environmental design landscaping. His personal art has been privileged to be shown and supported by two major galleries in the Pacific Northwest, one being the American Art Company and the other being Gallery Mack. His show “Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines” opened at the Northwest African American Museum to rave reviews, and extended an extra month due to popular demand.

Gallery Hours : Tuesday – Friday: 11-5 pm, Saturday 12-4 pm (Closed Sunday/Monday)

Feb
28
Fri
Elementary/K-8 School Tours, Open Houses @ West Seattle campuses of Seattle Public Schools @ dates, times vary
Feb 28 all-day

From the full list on the district website:

Alki Elementary
January 30, 2020, 6 p.m. Open House
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 21, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour
January 24, 2020, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. School Tour

Arbor Heights
January 22, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 26, 2020, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. School Tour

Louisa Boren STEM K-8
January 16, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 23, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Elementary)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 28, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. Open House (Middle School)
January 31, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)
January 31, 2020, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 7, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (Elementary)

Concord International School
January 28, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
January 30, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. Open House
February 6, 2020, 5 – 5:30 p.m. Open House

Fairmount Park
January 22, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
January 27, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 8:15 a.m. School Tour

Gatewood Elementary
January 13, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 22, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
January 28, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour
February 3, 2020, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. School Tour

Genesee Hill School
January 22, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour
February 6, 2020, 9 a.m. School Tour

Highland Park
February 4, 2020, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. School Tour

Lafayette Elementary
January 17, 2020, 8 a.m. Open House
May 15, 2020, 1 p.m. Open House

Pathfinder K-8 School
January 30, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (K-5th Grade)
January 22, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 24, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
January 27, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 28, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
January 30, 2020, 9 – 10:30 a.m. School Tour (K-5th Grade)
February 3, 2020, 9 – 10 a.m. School Tour (Middle School)
February 4, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Open House (Middle School)

Roxhill Elementary
January 17, 2020, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. School Tour

Sanislo Elementary
January 15, 2020, 6 – 7 p.m. School Tour
January 16, 2020, 10 – 11 a.m. School Tour

West Seattle Elementary
January 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
February 27, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
March 26, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour
April 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. School Tour

The district list from which we got these only covers elementaries and K-8’s, so we are listing others separately – any listings in any category always appreciated at westseattleblog@gmail.com !

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Feb 28 all-day

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines

Art Exhibition at Vashon Center for the Arts (Vashon, WA) February 7 – 29, 2020
Meet the Artist & Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 2020 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Pope’s art explores matters of systemic inequities. This show is an abstract art exhibition that examines the historical and contemporary realities of redlining (refusing to loan money to people in areas with populations of color), displacement and American slavery trade. He also shows art inspired and in homage to his ancestors in Africa. With a minimalist style, Pope combines three dimensional art with basic visual elements such as lines, shapes, and color to explore redlining history.

With an international influence, a socially conscious mentality, a firm view for cultural equity and a dash of forwardness, Warren Pope has crafted an established visual art career inside and outside of the Pacific Northwest. Born in Munich, Germany of a Czech Mother and an African American Father, Warren and his two brothers were often ridiculed and beloved by their communities for their art and outward connection to social equality and justice. Like many military children, Warren was exposed to cultural difference, social customs and awkward experiences of acceptances and domestic indifference. Popes father, John Pope, served in the military and for a time was stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington.

Popes artistic interest was first influenced by his Mother Ann Pope, when she fashioned his fascination for art while his father’s family and cultural heritage educated him on his American and African ancestry. Traveling between Harlem New York, North Carolina, Tacoma Washington, Kansas and Germany, Pope was able to absorb the vast difference between his social and ethnic experiences.

Instead of bedtime stories, Popes mother would draw illustrations with wild imaginative plots that began the foundation of his creative conceptual and artistic thinking. For Pope, this formed a formidable ability to compose his art into direct visual narratives utilizing a minimalist style of directness for various complex cultural commentaries.

Warren Pope is an alum of the Univ. of Puget Sound, and has lived in Seattle for over 30 years. His career has involved twenty years of graphic art dealership associated with the Mack Gallery and environmental design landscaping. His personal art has been privileged to be shown and supported by two major galleries in the Pacific Northwest, one being the American Art Company and the other being Gallery Mack. His show “Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines” opened at the Northwest African American Museum to rave reviews, and extended an extra month due to popular demand.

Gallery Hours : Tuesday – Friday: 11-5 pm, Saturday 12-4 pm (Closed Sunday/Monday)

Feb
29
Sat
Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Feb 29 all-day

Warren Pope: Red Lines, Blood Lines

Art Exhibition at Vashon Center for the Arts (Vashon, WA) February 7 – 29, 2020
Meet the Artist & Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 2020 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Pope’s art explores matters of systemic inequities. This show is an abstract art exhibition that examines the historical and contemporary realities of redlining (refusing to loan money to people in areas with populations of color), displacement and American slavery trade. He also shows art inspired and in homage to his ancestors in Africa. With a minimalist style, Pope combines three dimensional art with basic visual elements such as lines, shapes, and color to explore redlining history.

With an international influence, a socially conscious mentality, a firm view for cultural equity and a dash of forwardness, Warren Pope has crafted an established visual art career inside and outside of the Pacific Northwest. Born in Munich, Germany of a Czech Mother and an African American Father, Warren and his two brothers were often ridiculed and beloved by their communities for their art and outward connection to social equality and justice. Like many military children, Warren was exposed to cultural difference, social customs and awkward experiences of acceptances and domestic indifference. Popes father, John Pope, served in the military and for a time was stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington.

Popes artistic interest was first influenced by his Mother Ann Pope, when she fashioned his fascination for art while his father’s family and cultural heritage educated him on his American and African ancestry. Traveling between Harlem New York, North Carolina, Tacoma Washington, Kansas and Germany, Pope was able to absorb the vast difference between his social and ethnic experiences.

Instead of bedtime stories, Popes mother would draw illustrations with wild imaginative plots that began the foundation of his creative conceptual and artistic thinking. For Pope, this formed a formidable ability to compose his art into direct visual narratives utilizing a minimalist style of directness for various complex cultural commentaries.

Warren Pope is an alum of the Univ. of Puget Sound, and has lived in Seattle for over 30 years. His career has involved twenty years of graphic art dealership associated with the Mack Gallery and environmental design landscaping. His personal art has been privileged to be shown and supported by two major galleries in the Pacific Northwest, one being the American Art Company and the other being Gallery Mack. His show “Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines” opened at the Northwest African American Museum to rave reviews, and extended an extra month due to popular demand.

Gallery Hours : Tuesday – Friday: 11-5 pm, Saturday 12-4 pm (Closed Sunday/Monday)

Mar
6
Fri
Art Opening: On the Shoulders of Women @ Vashon Center for the Arts
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Vashon Center for the Arts, an art gallery and performance hall on beautiful Vashon Island, is proud to be holding an event that celebrates Women’s History Month and honors the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. The exhibit is called On the Shoulders of Women.

It opens March 6 and remains up till March 28.

Within the larger event, the museum is also featuring three smaller exhibits:

Mar
7
Sat
Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School Auction @ Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School
Mar 7 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our annual auction to help keep tuition low and enhance school programs.

Founded in 1927, Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School provides diverse families a faith-filled, dual-language education rooted in academic excellence and the mission to help students become productive, global citizens.

Mar
12
Thu
Art at VAIN West Seattle
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

VAIN will be hosting West Seattle jewelry artist Nani O. Pratt on Thursday March 12th 5-8 pm.

Her vibrant geometric beaded pieces are incredibly intricate and beautiful. We are so excited to host her for Art Walk!

Mar
14
Sat
Painted Collagraph Workshop @ The Orange Door Studio
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for a two-day workshop learning how to create hand-printed collagraphs, a process where we print from cut papers. We will create printed compositions that we will enhance with water-based paints and colored pencils. This colorful and texture-rich technique is fun and easy to do anywhere. No experience necessary! (Five students maximum.)

Mar
15
Sun
Painted Collagraph Workshop @ The Orange Door Studio
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for a two-day workshop learning how to create hand-printed collagraphs, a process where we print from cut papers. We will create printed compositions that we will enhance with water-based paints and colored pencils. This colorful and texture-rich technique is fun and easy to do anywhere. No experience necessary! (Five students maximum.)

Mar
17
Tue
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

Apr
21
Tue
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

May
19
Tue
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)

Jun
9
Tue
Chief Sealth International High School PTSA meeting @ Confucius Center
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

See chiefsealthptsa.org for updates. This year’s schedule, all meetings 7 pm:

Nov. 19th, Confucius Ctr subject tbd

Dec. 17th, Winter Social, details to come

Jan. 21st Confucius Ctr, Subject tbd, if needed

March 17th, Possible move to Wed. 18th due to St. Patrick’s Day

April 21st, Confucius Ctr, Subject TBD

May 19th, Confucius Ctr, Next Yrs Budget and officers discussion

June 9th, Confucius Ctr, Elections and Budget Approval (moved up for end of school year conflicts)