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)

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.

Jan
21
Tue
Unplugged – A Musical Gathering! @ C & P Coffee Company
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

An informal venue in a cozy coffeehouse for acoustic instrumentalists and singers of all stripes: Classical, Early Music, Jazz, Folk, Composers, et. al.

Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Jan 21 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Jan
22
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Jan
23
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Ron Sims at West Seattle Democratic Women meeting @ WS Golf Course
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Seattle Democratic Women invite you to join them the evening of January 23rd for their first meeting of 2020.

Join us for dinner, good conversation, and Ron Sims,former King County Executive and Deputy Secretary of the US Dept of Housing & Urban Development, as he shares his words of wisdom and inspiration as we work our way through the upcoming year.

Location: West Seattle Golf Course, 4470 35th Ave. SW (free parking),

6-8 PM; 6:30 PM Dinner buffet style, dessert, coffee – $17 members, $18 non-members; Option: Program, dessert and coffee – $5 members, $7 non-members.

Reservations Required: Deadline Sunday, January 19th. Email wsdwomen@yahoo.com or call Karen at 206 920-2331. Our website is www.westseattledemocraticwomen.org.

Read the Koran in 4 Weeks, winter 2020 series @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

JANUARY 9, 16, 23, 30 (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.

Jan
26
Sun
All Ages Free Open Mic @ Skylark Café & Club
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Seattle’s Best Open Mic- All Ages Version at Skylark Café & Club:

All ages open mic every last Sunday of the month. The best open mic in the city is open for musicians of all ages. We offer a full backline, sound engineer to dial you in, 16 track mixable recording, and the full stage experience! Signup at 3, music at 4. Full bar with ID.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available with 12 beers on tap

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type 15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time) Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Jan
28
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Jan 28 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Jan
29
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Jan
30
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Read the Koran in 4 Weeks, winter 2020 series @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

JANUARY 9, 16, 23, 30 (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.

Feb
4
Tue
“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.

Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Feb 4 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Feb
5
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Feb
6
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Feb
8
Sat
Evening low tide beach walk at Alki @ Constellation Park, Alki
Feb 8 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

From the Seattle Aquarium:

Explore Constellation Park/Richey Viewpoint beach in West Seattle during two winter nighttime low tides with Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists and discover what creatures we see at this time of year. This is a free, family-friendly, drop-in program—no registration necessary! Dress for the weather (bundle up!) and for tide pooling: boots, hats, gloves and a good flashlight are musts.

• Friday, January 10, 8:30–10:30 pm (-2.73 @ 10:40pm)
• Saturday, February 8, 8:30–10:30 pm (-2.45 @ 10:22pm)

Location:
Constellation Park/(South) Alki Beach
Directions:
1. Take Spokane St. exit off I–5 to West Seattle
2. Take Admiral Way exit off West Seattle Bridge
3. Stay on Admiral through West Seattle to 63rd Ave SW
4. Turn left at 63rd to Beach Drive SW
5. Park on Beach Drive SW
6. Meet the Naturalists at the canopy at 63rd Ave SW and Beach Dr. SW

Feb
9
Sun
Improvising with Life Lab @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Improvising With Life Lab
DATES: Sundays 02/09, 03/08, 04/05, 05/03
TIME: 6:30-8:30 pm
LOCATION: Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
REGISTER: https://playitoutimprov.com/
INVESTMENT: $80 for all four labs or $25 individually

Would you like to experiment with how improv can influence your daily life? Step into Play It Out Improv’s laboratory, a microcosm of life, where we experiment with practices that spark “a-ha”s and insights that we can take into our daily lives. There are many ways to get to know ourselves better. What makes improv unique is that we do it in relationship with each other in unknown situations. Sound familiar? Yep, that’s life. Improv can be a powerful, friendly way to practice skills in presence, connection, and play… skills that strengthen our relationships and ramp up our daily joy.

Our format is simple, playful and flexible. We propose questions that come up in our lives. Ones that we genuinely don’t know the answers to… call them wonder questions. Then use improv and other mind/body centering practices to help us have an experience of that question in the Lab.

Here are some questions we’ll play with:

1. I wonder how I can have fun with “doing it wrong”?

In our culture, the context is often right/wrong, good/bad, smart/dumb… etc. This context is supposed to be disrupted in improv, but that doesn’t mean we don’t continue to apply it to ourselves regardless. The Lab is a fun, safe place to notice our experience of “doing it wrong” and even have fun with it!

2. I wonder how I can notice patterns and consciously choose to participate with them or make a new choice?

One of the principles of improv is to notice the pattern, continue it for a while and then break it, releasing lots of energy. When we get stuck in a pattern in our lives, especially one we don’t actively choose, we can feel drained, lose touch with our creativity and feel frustrated. When we practice noticing patterns, we bring more awareness to our lives and when we make new choices, we can significantly increase our aliveness.

3. I wonder how my commitment affects what I create?

Commitment in improv is about being fully in or fully out, no waffling, no limbo. Scenes inevitably go better when improvisers are committed. Committing is the very first step to being present and creating what we want. Without it, who knows where we will go in improv or life?

Feb
11
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Feb 11 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Feb
12
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – FEBRUARY 2020 INFO @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHT TOPIC – IMMIGRATION – INFO HERE

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Feb
13
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

An open mic for musicians and singers of all genres of music. Amateurs, professionals, and kids are invited to come share their music in a warm, inviting setting.

Feb
18
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Feb 18 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Feb
19
Wed
34th District Republicans meeting @ Chelan Café
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Feb
20
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Feb
25
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Feb 25 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Feb
26
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Feb
27
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

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

Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Mar 3 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Mar
4
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Mar
5
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Mar
8
Sun
Improvising with Life Lab @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Improvising With Life Lab
DATES: Sundays 02/09, 03/08, 04/05, 05/03
TIME: 6:30-8:30 pm
LOCATION: Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
REGISTER: https://playitoutimprov.com/
INVESTMENT: $80 for all four labs or $25 individually

Would you like to experiment with how improv can influence your daily life? Step into Play It Out Improv’s laboratory, a microcosm of life, where we experiment with practices that spark “a-ha”s and insights that we can take into our daily lives. There are many ways to get to know ourselves better. What makes improv unique is that we do it in relationship with each other in unknown situations. Sound familiar? Yep, that’s life. Improv can be a powerful, friendly way to practice skills in presence, connection, and play… skills that strengthen our relationships and ramp up our daily joy.

Our format is simple, playful and flexible. We propose questions that come up in our lives. Ones that we genuinely don’t know the answers to… call them wonder questions. Then use improv and other mind/body centering practices to help us have an experience of that question in the Lab.

Here are some questions we’ll play with:

1. I wonder how I can have fun with “doing it wrong”?

In our culture, the context is often right/wrong, good/bad, smart/dumb… etc. This context is supposed to be disrupted in improv, but that doesn’t mean we don’t continue to apply it to ourselves regardless. The Lab is a fun, safe place to notice our experience of “doing it wrong” and even have fun with it!

2. I wonder how I can notice patterns and consciously choose to participate with them or make a new choice?

One of the principles of improv is to notice the pattern, continue it for a while and then break it, releasing lots of energy. When we get stuck in a pattern in our lives, especially one we don’t actively choose, we can feel drained, lose touch with our creativity and feel frustrated. When we practice noticing patterns, we bring more awareness to our lives and when we make new choices, we can significantly increase our aliveness.

3. I wonder how my commitment affects what I create?

Commitment in improv is about being fully in or fully out, no waffling, no limbo. Scenes inevitably go better when improvisers are committed. Committing is the very first step to being present and creating what we want. Without it, who knows where we will go in improv or life?

Mar
10
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Mar 10 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Mar
11
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – FEBRUARY 2020 INFO @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHT TOPIC – IMMIGRATION – INFO HERE

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Mar
12
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

An open mic for musicians and singers of all genres of music. Amateurs, professionals, and kids are invited to come share their music in a warm, inviting setting.

Mar
17
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Mar 17 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

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

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

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Mar 18 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Mar
19
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Mar
24
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Mar 24 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Mar
25
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Mar
26
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Mar
31
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Mar 31 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Apr
1
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Apr
2
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Apr
5
Sun
Improvising with Life Lab @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Improvising With Life Lab
DATES: Sundays 02/09, 03/08, 04/05, 05/03
TIME: 6:30-8:30 pm
LOCATION: Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
REGISTER: https://playitoutimprov.com/
INVESTMENT: $80 for all four labs or $25 individually

Would you like to experiment with how improv can influence your daily life? Step into Play It Out Improv’s laboratory, a microcosm of life, where we experiment with practices that spark “a-ha”s and insights that we can take into our daily lives. There are many ways to get to know ourselves better. What makes improv unique is that we do it in relationship with each other in unknown situations. Sound familiar? Yep, that’s life. Improv can be a powerful, friendly way to practice skills in presence, connection, and play… skills that strengthen our relationships and ramp up our daily joy.

Our format is simple, playful and flexible. We propose questions that come up in our lives. Ones that we genuinely don’t know the answers to… call them wonder questions. Then use improv and other mind/body centering practices to help us have an experience of that question in the Lab.

Here are some questions we’ll play with:

1. I wonder how I can have fun with “doing it wrong”?

In our culture, the context is often right/wrong, good/bad, smart/dumb… etc. This context is supposed to be disrupted in improv, but that doesn’t mean we don’t continue to apply it to ourselves regardless. The Lab is a fun, safe place to notice our experience of “doing it wrong” and even have fun with it!

2. I wonder how I can notice patterns and consciously choose to participate with them or make a new choice?

One of the principles of improv is to notice the pattern, continue it for a while and then break it, releasing lots of energy. When we get stuck in a pattern in our lives, especially one we don’t actively choose, we can feel drained, lose touch with our creativity and feel frustrated. When we practice noticing patterns, we bring more awareness to our lives and when we make new choices, we can significantly increase our aliveness.

3. I wonder how my commitment affects what I create?

Commitment in improv is about being fully in or fully out, no waffling, no limbo. Scenes inevitably go better when improvisers are committed. Committing is the very first step to being present and creating what we want. Without it, who knows where we will go in improv or life?

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

Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Apr 7 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Apr
8
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – FEBRUARY 2020 INFO @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHT TOPIC – IMMIGRATION – INFO HERE

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Apr
9
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

An open mic for musicians and singers of all genres of music. Amateurs, professionals, and kids are invited to come share their music in a warm, inviting setting.

Apr
14
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Apr 14 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

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

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

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Apr
16
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Apr
21
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Apr 21 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Apr
22
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Apr
23
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Apr
28
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
Apr 28 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

Apr
29
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

Apr
30
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

May
3
Sun
Improvising with Life Lab @ Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Improvising With Life Lab
DATES: Sundays 02/09, 03/08, 04/05, 05/03
TIME: 6:30-8:30 pm
LOCATION: Fauntleroy Schoolhouse
REGISTER: https://playitoutimprov.com/
INVESTMENT: $80 for all four labs or $25 individually

Would you like to experiment with how improv can influence your daily life? Step into Play It Out Improv’s laboratory, a microcosm of life, where we experiment with practices that spark “a-ha”s and insights that we can take into our daily lives. There are many ways to get to know ourselves better. What makes improv unique is that we do it in relationship with each other in unknown situations. Sound familiar? Yep, that’s life. Improv can be a powerful, friendly way to practice skills in presence, connection, and play… skills that strengthen our relationships and ramp up our daily joy.

Our format is simple, playful and flexible. We propose questions that come up in our lives. Ones that we genuinely don’t know the answers to… call them wonder questions. Then use improv and other mind/body centering practices to help us have an experience of that question in the Lab.

Here are some questions we’ll play with:

1. I wonder how I can have fun with “doing it wrong”?

In our culture, the context is often right/wrong, good/bad, smart/dumb… etc. This context is supposed to be disrupted in improv, but that doesn’t mean we don’t continue to apply it to ourselves regardless. The Lab is a fun, safe place to notice our experience of “doing it wrong” and even have fun with it!

2. I wonder how I can notice patterns and consciously choose to participate with them or make a new choice?

One of the principles of improv is to notice the pattern, continue it for a while and then break it, releasing lots of energy. When we get stuck in a pattern in our lives, especially one we don’t actively choose, we can feel drained, lose touch with our creativity and feel frustrated. When we practice noticing patterns, we bring more awareness to our lives and when we make new choices, we can significantly increase our aliveness.

3. I wonder how my commitment affects what I create?

Commitment in improv is about being fully in or fully out, no waffling, no limbo. Scenes inevitably go better when improvisers are committed. Committing is the very first step to being present and creating what we want. Without it, who knows where we will go in improv or life?

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

Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
May 5 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

May
6
Wed
Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

May
7
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

May
12
Tue
Open Mic Night @ Parliament Tavern
May 12 @ 9:00 pm

Open Mic at Parliament Tavern Tuesday nights hosted by Joey Vargas, now with house backline! Bring yer skills, take over the stage!

Ages 21+ only.

May
13
Wed
34th District Democrats’ meeting – FEBRUARY 2020 INFO @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

FEBRUARY SPOTLIGHT TOPIC – IMMIGRATION – INFO HERE

34th District Democrats usually meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Hall at Fauntleroy.
6:30 Potluck Social Time
7:00 Call to Order

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your neighborhood? Join us in West Seattle on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss the issues that affect us all! Program details will change each month and will be updated on our website at 34dems.org.

There are many different opportunities for getting involved! You can run to become a Precinct Committee Officer or join one of our committee groups, like diversity, outreach, events, digital communications.

Open Mic Night @ Skylark Café & Club
May 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Fully backlined open mic at Skylark free every Wednesday, 7:30 pm sign-up (SIGN UP AT 7:30, BUT LINE AT TIMES STARTS AS EARLY AS 6:30!!)/ Music starts at 8 pm, to 11:30 pm. After 10 pm, ages 21+.

It’s great for musicians, but it’s also a great night out to see some of Seattle’s best up and coming musicians.

No host to hog the spotlight, just bands/solo acts and a friendly, experienced sound engineer.

Full 16 track recordings of your set available for purchase ($10 for solo acts, $20 for bands), make a demo!

Full menu and bar available until 10 with 12 beers on tap.

All genres welcome: solo, acoustic, electronica, full bands, and comedy of any type.

15 minutes/3 songs each (sometimes touring acts get a little extra time).

Gretsch house drums, Vox AC30 guitar amp, Yamaha G50410 guitar amp, Ashdown ABM500 bass amp, Shure mics, DIs, etc.

You are welcome to bring more gear, just talk to the sound engineer beforehand to make sure it is compatible.

PLEASE NOTE: The list goes out at 7:30 and is first come first served. Please be courteous of those that were there before you. While this is free to sign-up, please do purchase something as we want to keep providing the opportunity and keep it free.

May
14
Thu
Postcards to Voters @ C & P Coffee Company
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We’ve started weekly Postcards to Voters meetups at C&P Coffee in West Seattle. Thursdays 10-noon. Write with us! Bring a friend.

Postcards to Voters are friendly, handwritten reminders from volunteers to targeted voters giving Democrats a winning edge in close, key races coast to coast. (PostcardsToVoters.org)

Open Mic @ C & P Coffee Company
May 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

An open mic for musicians and singers of all genres of music. Amateurs, professionals, and kids are invited to come share their music in a warm, inviting setting.