West Seattle Event Calendar

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ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE

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.

Jul
18
Thu
2019
Postcards to Voters Meetup @ C & P Coffee Company
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Postcards to Voters Meetup: an all-volunteer crew who send friendly, handwritten reminders to our fellow democrats and raise turnout nationwide. at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

For more information, PostcardsToVoters.org

‘The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Jul 18 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
Gregory Award-winning playwright of LIZARD BOY

Senior year (and falling in love) is hard enough, but when the discovery of her mother’s old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past, a young girl must reckon with a world turned upside down – and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imaginations. Taking rich threads of Puget Sound history and folklore, musical mastermind Justin Huertas weaves a thrilling modern myth of love, family, and transformation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Justin Huertas is one of those people who seemingly can do everything.”
– KUOW

“[Huertas’s] songs liven up the action…His talent for choruses and his humor shine.”
– The Stranger

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.

Jul
19
Fri
2019
GreenStage Shakespeare in the Park @ Camp Long
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Taming of the Shrew” Friday, “Henry IV” Saturday – Shakespeare in the park with Greenstage. Full details in the brochure (PDF).

‘The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
Gregory Award-winning playwright of LIZARD BOY

Senior year (and falling in love) is hard enough, but when the discovery of her mother’s old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past, a young girl must reckon with a world turned upside down – and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imaginations. Taking rich threads of Puget Sound history and folklore, musical mastermind Justin Huertas weaves a thrilling modern myth of love, family, and transformation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Justin Huertas is one of those people who seemingly can do everything.”
– KUOW

“[Huertas’s] songs liven up the action…His talent for choruses and his humor shine.”
– The Stranger

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.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Mobile blood drive @ Westwood Village
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The BloodworkNW’s Bloodmobile will be parked at the Barton St. entrance to Westwood Village from 9 am to 3 pm (closed 11 am to 12 pm for a break).

Blood drives are open to the public. Check here to find the drive and make your appointment.

GreenStage Shakespeare in the Park @ Camp Long
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Taming of the Shrew” Friday, “Henry IV” Saturday – Shakespeare in the park with Greenstage. Full details in the brochure (PDF).

‘The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
Gregory Award-winning playwright of LIZARD BOY

Senior year (and falling in love) is hard enough, but when the discovery of her mother’s old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past, a young girl must reckon with a world turned upside down – and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imaginations. Taking rich threads of Puget Sound history and folklore, musical mastermind Justin Huertas weaves a thrilling modern myth of love, family, and transformation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Justin Huertas is one of those people who seemingly can do everything.”
– KUOW

“[Huertas’s] songs liven up the action…His talent for choruses and his humor shine.”
– The Stranger

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.

Jul
21
Sun
2019
Urban Forest Restoration with FLIP @ Lincoln Park
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday, July 21st FLiP Urban Forest Restoration Event

Have you visited the forest, lately? It’s a beautiful time in Lincoln Park and also time to protect our urban forest and remove invasive plants! See you in the park!

• Register here: https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/15157/

• Sunday July 21, 9 am to noon.

• Meet near the NORTH parking lot Kiosk (Fauntleroy Way SW & SW Rose St). If you miss us at 9am, check the kiosk map to see where we’re working or call Sharon at 206.464.1068.

• Dress in NW layers to stay warm/cool and dry. We suggest long sleeves and pants year-round to protect from scratches and a water bottle to keep hydrated. Wear closed toe, sturdy shoes or boots. Bring garden gloves and your favorite tool, if you have them. We will have extra tools and gloves to borrow.

The fabulous and fun FLiP (Friends of Lincoln Park) crew meets the first Saturday and third Sunday of each month. Temps are warming and rain never stops us, but if there are high wind warnings, it’s not safe to be in the woods and we’ll need to cancel.

More info here: friendsoflincolnpark.blogspot.com

‘The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
Gregory Award-winning playwright of LIZARD BOY

Senior year (and falling in love) is hard enough, but when the discovery of her mother’s old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past, a young girl must reckon with a world turned upside down – and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imaginations. Taking rich threads of Puget Sound history and folklore, musical mastermind Justin Huertas weaves a thrilling modern myth of love, family, and transformation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Justin Huertas is one of those people who seemingly can do everything.”
– KUOW

“[Huertas’s] songs liven up the action…His talent for choruses and his humor shine.”
– The Stranger

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.

‘The Merchant of Venice’ @ Roxhill Park
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Presented by Young Shakespeare Workshop’s Revolving Company, free admission.

Drunken Owl Theater @ Parliament Tavern
Jul 21 @ 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.

Jul
25
Thu
2019
Postcards to Voters Meetup @ C & P Coffee Company
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Postcards to Voters Meetup: an all-volunteer crew who send friendly, handwritten reminders to our fellow democrats and raise turnout nationwide. at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

For more information, PostcardsToVoters.org

‘The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
Gregory Award-winning playwright of LIZARD BOY

Senior year (and falling in love) is hard enough, but when the discovery of her mother’s old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past, a young girl must reckon with a world turned upside down – and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imaginations. Taking rich threads of Puget Sound history and folklore, musical mastermind Justin Huertas weaves a thrilling modern myth of love, family, and transformation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Justin Huertas is one of those people who seemingly can do everything.”
– KUOW

“[Huertas’s] songs liven up the action…His talent for choruses and his humor shine.”
– The Stranger

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.

Jul
26
Fri
2019
‘The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
Gregory Award-winning playwright of LIZARD BOY

Senior year (and falling in love) is hard enough, but when the discovery of her mother’s old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past, a young girl must reckon with a world turned upside down – and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imaginations. Taking rich threads of Puget Sound history and folklore, musical mastermind Justin Huertas weaves a thrilling modern myth of love, family, and transformation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Justin Huertas is one of those people who seemingly can do everything.”
– KUOW

“[Huertas’s] songs liven up the action…His talent for choruses and his humor shine.”
– The Stranger

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.

Jul
27
Sat
2019
‘The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion’ @ ArtsWest Theater
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
Gregory Award-winning playwright of LIZARD BOY

Senior year (and falling in love) is hard enough, but when the discovery of her mother’s old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past, a young girl must reckon with a world turned upside down – and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imaginations. Taking rich threads of Puget Sound history and folklore, musical mastermind Justin Huertas weaves a thrilling modern myth of love, family, and transformation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Justin Huertas is one of those people who seemingly can do everything.”
– KUOW

“[Huertas’s] songs liven up the action…His talent for choruses and his humor shine.”
– The Stranger

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.

Jul
28
Sun
2019
‘The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion’ – matinee @ ArtsWest Theater
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm

At ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery:

The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion

Book, music and lyrics by Justin Huertas
Gregory Award-winning playwright of LIZARD BOY

Senior year (and falling in love) is hard enough, but when the discovery of her mother’s old trophy throws open the locked doors of the past, a young girl must reckon with a world turned upside down – and the arrival of strange new abilities that seem to hint at a destiny beyond her wildest imaginations. Taking rich threads of Puget Sound history and folklore, musical mastermind Justin Huertas weaves a thrilling modern myth of love, family, and transformation.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3 pm

“Justin Huertas is one of those people who seemingly can do everything.”
– KUOW

“[Huertas’s] songs liven up the action…His talent for choruses and his humor shine.”
– The Stranger

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.

Jul
31
Wed
2019
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Jul 31 all-day

(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.)

Join trained volunteers from Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalist Program for a free guided exploration at very low tide (note the dates and specific times for each day below) No reservations necessary.

Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle very slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Find events at Lincoln Park (beach) and South Alki/Constellation Park.

Stroll along almost any Seattle beach during low tide on a summer weekend and you’ll see that the shore is alive!

Not only will you witness Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, you’ll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.
Beach naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn about and enjoy area shorelines. Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our beach naturalists transfers directly to the public—it’s a wonderful, infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, community outreach coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Summer 2019 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Sunday, June 2, 10 am–noon
Monday, June 17, 10 am–1 pm
Tuesday, July 16, 10 am–1 pm
Monday, June 3, 10 am–12:30 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 10:15 am–1:15 pm
Wednesday, July 17, 10:30 am–1:30 pm
Tuesday, June 4, 10 am–1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 am–2 pm
*Wednesday, July 31, 9:30 am–1 pm
Wednesday, June 5, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
*Tuesday, July 2, 9:30 am–12:45 pm
*Thursday, August 1, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Thursday, June 6, 11:30 am–3 pm
*Wednesday, July 3, 10 am–2 pm
*Friday, August 2, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 8, 2–4 pm
*Thursday, July 4, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, August 3, 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 9:30–11:30 am
*Friday, July 5, 11:30 am–3 pm
Sunday, August 4, 1–3 pm
Sunday, June 16, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Saturday, July 6, 12:30–3 pm

Charles Richey Viewpoint (aka SOUTH ALKI BEACH): Beach Drive @ 63rd Ave. SW, 98116. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

LINCOLN PARK (BEACH): Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Cloverdale St. 98136
Park at the southern-most parking lot and walk down to the beach. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 1 all-day

(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.)

Join trained volunteers from Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalist Program for a free guided exploration at very low tide (note the dates and specific times for each day below) No reservations necessary.

Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle very slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Find events at Lincoln Park (beach) and South Alki/Constellation Park.

Stroll along almost any Seattle beach during low tide on a summer weekend and you’ll see that the shore is alive!

Not only will you witness Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, you’ll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.
Beach naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn about and enjoy area shorelines. Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our beach naturalists transfers directly to the public—it’s a wonderful, infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, community outreach coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Summer 2019 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Sunday, June 2, 10 am–noon
Monday, June 17, 10 am–1 pm
Tuesday, July 16, 10 am–1 pm
Monday, June 3, 10 am–12:30 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 10:15 am–1:15 pm
Wednesday, July 17, 10:30 am–1:30 pm
Tuesday, June 4, 10 am–1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 am–2 pm
*Wednesday, July 31, 9:30 am–1 pm
Wednesday, June 5, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
*Tuesday, July 2, 9:30 am–12:45 pm
*Thursday, August 1, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Thursday, June 6, 11:30 am–3 pm
*Wednesday, July 3, 10 am–2 pm
*Friday, August 2, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 8, 2–4 pm
*Thursday, July 4, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, August 3, 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 9:30–11:30 am
*Friday, July 5, 11:30 am–3 pm
Sunday, August 4, 1–3 pm
Sunday, June 16, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Saturday, July 6, 12:30–3 pm

Charles Richey Viewpoint (aka SOUTH ALKI BEACH): Beach Drive @ 63rd Ave. SW, 98116. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

LINCOLN PARK (BEACH): Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Cloverdale St. 98136
Park at the southern-most parking lot and walk down to the beach. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

Postcards to Voters Meetup @ C & P Coffee Company
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Postcards to Voters Meetup: an all-volunteer crew who send friendly, handwritten reminders to our fellow democrats and raise turnout nationwide. at C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor).

For more information, PostcardsToVoters.org

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 2 all-day

(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.)

Join trained volunteers from Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalist Program for a free guided exploration at very low tide (note the dates and specific times for each day below) No reservations necessary.

Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle very slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Find events at Lincoln Park (beach) and South Alki/Constellation Park.

Stroll along almost any Seattle beach during low tide on a summer weekend and you’ll see that the shore is alive!

Not only will you witness Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, you’ll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.
Beach naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn about and enjoy area shorelines. Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our beach naturalists transfers directly to the public—it’s a wonderful, infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, community outreach coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Summer 2019 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Sunday, June 2, 10 am–noon
Monday, June 17, 10 am–1 pm
Tuesday, July 16, 10 am–1 pm
Monday, June 3, 10 am–12:30 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 10:15 am–1:15 pm
Wednesday, July 17, 10:30 am–1:30 pm
Tuesday, June 4, 10 am–1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 am–2 pm
*Wednesday, July 31, 9:30 am–1 pm
Wednesday, June 5, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
*Tuesday, July 2, 9:30 am–12:45 pm
*Thursday, August 1, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Thursday, June 6, 11:30 am–3 pm
*Wednesday, July 3, 10 am–2 pm
*Friday, August 2, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 8, 2–4 pm
*Thursday, July 4, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, August 3, 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 9:30–11:30 am
*Friday, July 5, 11:30 am–3 pm
Sunday, August 4, 1–3 pm
Sunday, June 16, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Saturday, July 6, 12:30–3 pm

Charles Richey Viewpoint (aka SOUTH ALKI BEACH): Beach Drive @ 63rd Ave. SW, 98116. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

LINCOLN PARK (BEACH): Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Cloverdale St. 98136
Park at the southern-most parking lot and walk down to the beach. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

Tears of Joy Theatre’s ‘Snow Soup’ @ Southwest Library
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

At the Southwest Branch Library: Tears of Joy Theatre’s Snow Soup is a rendition of ‘Stone Soup’, an old French folktale in which hungry strangers convince the wary people of a town to each share a small amount of their food in order to make a meal that everyone enjoys. This story inspires the qualities of sharing, coming together as a community, and the value of looking beyond stereotypes. Tears of Joy Theatre has been performing cultural and educational stories nationwide for children and families for 47 years and believes in the beauty, power and vitality of puppetry as a unique theatrical experience for audiences of all ages. For ages 4-8.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Explore Your World!, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location beginning June 24th.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Aug
3
Sat
2019
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 3 all-day

(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.)

Join trained volunteers from Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalist Program for a free guided exploration at very low tide (note the dates and specific times for each day below) No reservations necessary.

Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle very slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Find events at Lincoln Park (beach) and South Alki/Constellation Park.

Stroll along almost any Seattle beach during low tide on a summer weekend and you’ll see that the shore is alive!

Not only will you witness Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, you’ll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.
Beach naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn about and enjoy area shorelines. Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our beach naturalists transfers directly to the public—it’s a wonderful, infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, community outreach coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Summer 2019 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Sunday, June 2, 10 am–noon
Monday, June 17, 10 am–1 pm
Tuesday, July 16, 10 am–1 pm
Monday, June 3, 10 am–12:30 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 10:15 am–1:15 pm
Wednesday, July 17, 10:30 am–1:30 pm
Tuesday, June 4, 10 am–1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 am–2 pm
*Wednesday, July 31, 9:30 am–1 pm
Wednesday, June 5, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
*Tuesday, July 2, 9:30 am–12:45 pm
*Thursday, August 1, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Thursday, June 6, 11:30 am–3 pm
*Wednesday, July 3, 10 am–2 pm
*Friday, August 2, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 8, 2–4 pm
*Thursday, July 4, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, August 3, 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 9:30–11:30 am
*Friday, July 5, 11:30 am–3 pm
Sunday, August 4, 1–3 pm
Sunday, June 16, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Saturday, July 6, 12:30–3 pm

Charles Richey Viewpoint (aka SOUTH ALKI BEACH): Beach Drive @ 63rd Ave. SW, 98116. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

LINCOLN PARK (BEACH): Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Cloverdale St. 98136
Park at the southern-most parking lot and walk down to the beach. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

Aug
4
Sun
2019
Explore the beach at low tide with Beach Naturalists @ Lincoln Park (beach) & Alki south beach
Aug 4 all-day

(Note: Beach Naturalist events occur between 10 am and 4 pm. Each day /event time varies with the tide and lasts about 2 hours. Low tide usually falls in the middle of the hours listed.)

Join trained volunteers from Seattle Aquarium’s Beach Naturalist Program for a free guided exploration at very low tide (note the dates and specific times for each day below) No reservations necessary.

Dress for the windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle very slippery surfaces. This program designed for adults and 3 and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Find events at Lincoln Park (beach) and South Alki/Constellation Park.

Stroll along almost any Seattle beach during low tide on a summer weekend and you’ll see that the shore is alive!

Not only will you witness Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, you’ll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.
Beach naturalists are local citizens who care about Puget Sound beaches and want to help protect them. More than 100 have volunteered to help people learn about and enjoy area shorelines. Beach naturalists know their beaches: they can help you enjoy the habitat without harming it; tell you what sea stars eat; explain why barnacles stand on their heads; describe how moon snails lay their eggs; and so much more. “The enthusiasm and excitement of our beach naturalists transfers directly to the public—it’s a wonderful, infectious thing!” beams Janice Mathisen, community outreach coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium. “To be able to meet a family and educate them on what a treasure we have here in Puget Sound is amazing.”

Summer 2019 Beach Naturalist Events in West Seattle:
(*Lowest summer tides)

Sunday, June 2, 10 am–noon
Monday, June 17, 10 am–1 pm
Tuesday, July 16, 10 am–1 pm
Monday, June 3, 10 am–12:30 pm
Tuesday, June 18, 10:15 am–1:15 pm
Wednesday, July 17, 10:30 am–1:30 pm
Tuesday, June 4, 10 am–1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 am–2 pm
*Wednesday, July 31, 9:30 am–1 pm
Wednesday, June 5, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
*Tuesday, July 2, 9:30 am–12:45 pm
*Thursday, August 1, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Thursday, June 6, 11:30 am–3 pm
*Wednesday, July 3, 10 am–2 pm
*Friday, August 2, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 8, 2–4 pm
*Thursday, July 4, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, August 3, 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 9:30–11:30 am
*Friday, July 5, 11:30 am–3 pm
Sunday, August 4, 1–3 pm
Sunday, June 16, 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Saturday, July 6, 12:30–3 pm

Charles Richey Viewpoint (aka SOUTH ALKI BEACH): Beach Drive @ 63rd Ave. SW, 98116. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

LINCOLN PARK (BEACH): Fauntleroy Way SW and SW Cloverdale St. 98136
Park at the southern-most parking lot and walk down to the beach. Look for Beach Naturalist signs. The Beach Naturalists will be on the beach in red hats.

Aug
8
Thu
2019
GreenStage Shakespeare in the Park @ Lincoln Park
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Four free Shakespeare in the park performances with GreenStage at Lincoln Park – “Henry IV” on August 8th and 10th at 7 pm, “Taming of the Shrew” at 7 pm August 9th and 3 pm August 11th. More info in the brochure.

Aug
9
Fri
2019
GreenStage Shakespeare in the Park @ Lincoln Park
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Four free Shakespeare in the park performances with GreenStage at Lincoln Park – “Henry IV” on August 8th and 10th at 7 pm, “Taming of the Shrew” at 7 pm August 9th and 3 pm August 11th. More info in the brochure.

Aug
10
Sat
2019
The Stories Of The Stars @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the West Seattle (Admiral) Library: The Stories of the Stars is a non-stop kid-friendly puppet-romp full of excitement and fun for everyone. Cheer for heroes and titans alike!

Learn about Greek and Roman myths and learn valuable lessons through stories brought to life by Tears of Joy Theatre. Explore how astronomy, constellations, and math have been used to calculate the seasons and navigate the seas. Tears of Joy Theatre has been performing cultural and educational stories nationwide for children and families for 47 years and believes in the beauty, power and vitality of puppetry as a unique theatrical experience for audiences of all ages. For ages 7-12.

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Explore Your World!, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location beginning June 24th.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

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.

The 2019 Summer of Learning program, Explore Your World!, is funded by generous support from The Seattle Public Library Foundation.

GreenStage Shakespeare in the Park @ Lincoln Park
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Four free Shakespeare in the park performances with GreenStage at Lincoln Park – “Henry IV” on August 8th and 10th at 7 pm, “Taming of the Shrew” at 7 pm August 9th and 3 pm August 11th. More info in the brochure.

Aug
11
Sun
2019
GreenStage Backyard Bard at Delridge Park
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Doubleheader “Backyard Bard” versions of “Merry Wives of Windsor” (3 pm) and “Measure for Measure” (4:15 pm). Details in the brochure.

GreenStage Shakespeare in the Park @ Lincoln Park
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Four free Shakespeare in the park performances with GreenStage at Lincoln Park – “Henry IV” on August 8th and 10th at 7 pm, “Taming of the Shrew” at 7 pm August 9th and 3 pm August 11th. More info in the brochure.

Sep
15
Sun
2019
Bystander Intervention Workshop @ Admiral Congregational Church
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Anti-Hate Alaska Junction works to reduce hate in our neighborhood by providing Bystander Intervention Workshops.

Visit our website at www.antihatealaskajunction.wordpress.com for information about hate in Seattle and in the US.

In this session, the bystander intervention workshop leader reviews brain science–including the reality of emotional responses, their effect on brain chemistry, and the resulting triggering of our fight/flight/freeze survival responses.

Participants apply new knowledge and practice new skills by running scenarios of hate-based interactions with the goals of de-escalating the situations and supporting the target. Working as an aggressor, a target, or an intervening bystander, participants learn by doing, not by listening.

The next workshop is Sunday, September 15, 2019, from 2 to 4 pm at Admiral Congregational Church, 4320 SW Hill Street, Seattle. There will also be an opportunity to have an extra practice session on Sunday, October 6.

The workshop is FREE, but donations are accepted.  To register, email antihate3@gmail.com or just walk in.