Join American Legion Post 160 and ALA Unit 160 this Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26 at the Morgan Junction Thriftway where members will distribute bright red poppies in honor of our fallen service members. The poppy has become an internationally recognized symbol of the lives sacrificed in war and the hope that none died in vain. One hundred percent of donations go directly to help local veterans.
On September 27, 1920, the poppy became the official flower of The American Legion family to memorialize the soldiers who fought and died during the war. In 1924, the distribution of poppies became a national program of The American Legion.
Each year, members of The American Legion family, led by the American Legion Auxiliary, distribute poppies with a request that the person receiving the flower make a donation to support the future of veterans, active-duty military personnel and their families with medical and financial needs.
The BloodworkNW’s Bloodmobile will be parked at the Barton St. entrance to Westwood Village from 9:30 am to 3:30 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.
WordsWest Literary Series Presents
“Cake in the Garden”
A Series-Ending Celebration and Farewell
Book Sales by Open Books: a poem emporium
Favorite Poem by Harold Taw, WordsWest Co-Curator
7:00 pm, Wed., June 19, 2019, C & P Coffee Co. (WSB sponsor)
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/677718496020885/
WEST SEATTLE—It’s the series-ending celebration to bid farewell to WordsWest Literary Series! In its five-year history, WordsWest has hosted world-class writers from Seattle and beyond. In the past year alone WordsWest featured 8 of the 2018 Washington State Book Award finalists (and 3 of the winners) before they were even nominated!
On June 19, 2019, please join us for tres leches cake in the garden, a specially designed cocktail, and a sampling of the incredible WordsWest writers from all five years of its existence: Elizabeth Austen, Quenton Baker, Rick Barot, Claudia Castro Luna, Christine Deavel, Lyanda Lynn Haupt, Rachel Kessler, J.W. Marshall, Greg November, Renee Simms, and Ann Teplick.
The Favorite Poem Project invites a community member to share a favorite poem and information about his or her organization. In our series finale, WordsWest welcomes its prose-writing co-curator Harold Taw.
WordsWest is curated by West Seattle writers Katy E. Ellis, Susan Rich, and Harold Taw. It is eternally grateful to C & P Coffee Company for being its host and sponsor through five years.
For a historical list of the remarkable authors that WordsWest has hosted over the years, please visit:
WordsWest Literary Series