West Seattle Event Calendar

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Dec
10
Tue
2019
Whale Trail Lecture Series: Southern Resident Orca Research Update w/ Dr. Brad Hanson @ C&P Coffee Company
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm

At C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor):

Whale Trail Lecture Series

When: December 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
–Doors open at 6:30
Where: C & P Coffee Company
Cost: $5

Advance tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4454701

The southern resident orcas return to central Puget Sound each winter, following chum salmon runs. With the loss of three young adults this past year, the population consists of just 73 individuals. What research is currently underway and how will it help J, K and L pods? With the ending of the Governor’s Task Force, what are the next steps for their recovery?

Join us at the Whale Trail Winter Gathering to learn about current research and findings from Dr. Brad Hanson, NWFSC Lead Killer Whale Researcher, and field researchers Mark and Maya Sears. Whale Trail Director Donna Sandstrom will give an update about the end of the Task Force, and actions we can take now to help the southern residents.

Come early and get your holiday shopping done too! We’ll have great gifts for the whale fans on your list, including signed copies of Erich Hoyt’s newly released edition of Orca The Whale Called Killer.

Buy tickets now to reserve your seat.

About the Speaker

Brad Hanson joined the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in April of 2003. Previously, Brad worked as a Wildlife Biologist at the National Marine Mammal Laboratory in Seattle, WA. Brad received a Ph.D. from the University of Washington where he worked on the development of improved tag attachment systems for small cetaceans. He also holds an M.S. in Fisheries from the University of Washington and a B.A. in Zoology also from the University of Washington. Brad is an ecologist and is currently studying foraging and habitat use of Southern Resident killer whales and health assessment of harbor and Dall’s porpoises.

About The Whale Trail

The Whale Trail (www.thewhaletrail.org) is a series of sites to view orcas and other marine mammals from shore. Our mission is to inspire appreciation and stewardship of whales and our marine environment. Through our current sites and signs, including two on every Washington State ferry, we reach more than 70 million people each year. The Whale Trail is adding new sites along the North American west coast, from California to British Columbia.

The Whale Trail is led by a core team of partners including NOAA Fisheries, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Seattle Aquarium, the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, the Whale Museum. Donna Sandstrom is the Founder and Executive Director. She is a member of Governor Inslee’s Task Force on SRKW Recovery, and Vessel Impacts Working Group.The Whale Trail is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, registered in Washington State. Join us!

Dec
11
Wed
2019
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Terry’s “The Greatest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of”
Free Popcorn!

Showing 1:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. $1 members / $2 Non-members.

Wed. Nov. 6: The Whales of August (1987)
-Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Ann Sothern, Vincent Price, Mary Steenburgen, Harry Carey, Jr.-(91m)
Wed. Nov. 13: Genevieve (1953)
-Kay Kendall, Kenneth More, Joyce Grenfell, Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson-(86m)
Wed. Nov. 20: Thunder Road (1958)
-Robert Mitchum, Keely Smith, Gene Barry, James Mitchum-(92m)
Wed. Nov. 27: Four Men and a Prayer (1938)
-Loretta Young, George Sanders, David Niven, Alan Hale, John Carradine, Richard Greene-(85m)
Wed. Dec. 4: No Highway in the Sky (1951)
-Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins, Kenneth More, Wilfrid Hyde-White-(98m)
Wed. Dec. 11: The Hatchet Man (1932)
-Loretta Young, Edward G. Robinson, Dudley Digges-(74m)
Wed. Dec. 18: Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)
-Margaret O’Brien, Edward G. Robinson, Agnes Moorehead, Frances Gifford, James Craig-(105m)
Wed. Dec. 25: Senior Center Closed-No Movie.
Merry Christmas

Dec
13
Fri
2019
Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Terry’s “The Greatest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of” – Free Popcorn!

Showing 1:00 pm to 3 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. $1 members / $2 Non-members.

•Fri. Nov. 8: Foreign Correspondent (1940)
-Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, Albert Basserman, Robert Benchley, Edmund Gwenn, Harry Davenport, Eduardo Ciannelli-(119m)
•Fri. Nov. 15: Raisin in the Sun (1961)
-Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Claudia McNeil, Ivan Dixon, Louis Gossett-(128m)
•Fri. Nov. 22: Songcatcher (2000)
-Aiden Quinn, Janet McTeer, Pat Carroll, Jane Adams, Iris DeMent, David Patrick Kelly, Taj Mahal-(105m) Rated PG-13
•Fri. Nov. 29: Senior Center Closed-No Movie.
Happy Thanksgiving
•Fri. Dec. 6: Air Force (1943)
-Harry Carey, Sr., Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy, Charles Drake, George Tobias, Faye Emerson, John Ridgely-(123m)
•Fri. Dec. 13: All About Eve (1950)
-Bette Davis, Celeste Holm, Anne Baxter, Richard Carlson, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe-(138m)
•Fri. Dec. 20: To Kill a Mockingbird (1961)
-Gregory Peck, Robert Duvall, Brock Peters, Paul Fix, Alice Ghostley, Mary Badham, William Windom-(129m)
•Fri. Dec. 27: Something The Lord Made (2004)
-Alan Rickman, Mos Def, Kyra Sedgewick, Charles S. Dutton-(110m) Rated TV-PG

Nighttime at the Beach @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Beach West Seattle
Dec 13 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Enjoy a unique Salish Sea adventure. Bring a flashlight and join a Seattle Urban Nature Guide at Me-Kwa-Mooks beach for a captivating urban nature outing/tidepool exploration at night. Program starts at Emma Schmitz Viewpoint. Please wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces and dress for the weather.

Ages 18 and up. Everyone attending must be registered for the program.

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Volunteer Forest Restoration Event @ (see listing)
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

You and your fellow volunteers will participate in fun, hands-on conservation work led by staff with DNDA’s Urban Forest Restoration Program. Restoration work includes removing invasive plants, planting native species, and mulching new plantings, depending on the restoration progress in each site. Work parties are often accompanied by live musicians, bringing the arts and nature together for our enjoyment!

December 3, 2019
Delridge and Myrtle Site, 21st Ave SW and SW Myrtle St
December 10, 2019
College Street Ravine, 5050 SW College St, Seattle, WA 98116
December 14, 2019
Thistle Street Greenspace, 25th Ave SW and SW Thistle St
December 17, 2019
Delridge and Myrtle Site, 21st Ave SW and SW Myrtle St

You can sign up as an individual or register as a group, online in the event listings at: https://dnda.org/news/events/

What to Bring: Please dress appropriately with long pants, warm and dry layers, closed-toed shoes and rain gear as needed. Please bring a refillable water bottle and a lunch (if desired)

What We Provide: Tools, gloves, training and safety talk, a light granola bar snack and a jug of water.

Film Screening: “The Medicine’ @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Seattle Psychedelic Society presents a one night only screening of “The Medicine”, a Documentary film by Farzin Toussi.

The Medicine reveals the hidden mysteries of one of nature’s most powerful and controversial healing remedies- Ayahuasca. It is a documentary about Amazonian shamanism, introducing Taita Juanito Guillermo Chindoy. Chindoy, both a teacher and student of the sacred plant medicine. As Ayahuasca gains popularity in the West, the film explores the science as well as the lore behind the plant and why it is used to heal. It follows former NFL Safety, Kerry Rhodes, and actress, AnnaLynne McCord, as they drink with the Taita experiencing Ayahuasca for the first time- in its true tradition.

Humanity faces an unprecedented rise in addiction, insecurity and disease- perhaps the cure does lie within the arms of Mother Nature.

View the trailer

After the screening we will have a deep dive Q&A with the director of the film Farzin Toussi.

TICKETS

Dec
17
Tue
2019
Volunteer Forest Restoration Event @ (see listing)
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

You and your fellow volunteers will participate in fun, hands-on conservation work led by staff with DNDA’s Urban Forest Restoration Program. Restoration work includes removing invasive plants, planting native species, and mulching new plantings, depending on the restoration progress in each site. Work parties are often accompanied by live musicians, bringing the arts and nature together for our enjoyment!

December 3, 2019
Delridge and Myrtle Site, 21st Ave SW and SW Myrtle St
December 10, 2019
College Street Ravine, 5050 SW College St, Seattle, WA 98116
December 14, 2019
Thistle Street Greenspace, 25th Ave SW and SW Thistle St
December 17, 2019
Delridge and Myrtle Site, 21st Ave SW and SW Myrtle St

You can sign up as an individual or register as a group, online in the event listings at: https://dnda.org/news/events/

What to Bring: Please dress appropriately with long pants, warm and dry layers, closed-toed shoes and rain gear as needed. Please bring a refillable water bottle and a lunch (if desired)

What We Provide: Tools, gloves, training and safety talk, a light granola bar snack and a jug of water.

Dec
18
Wed
2019
Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Terry’s “The Greatest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of”
Free Popcorn!

Showing 1:00 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. $1 members / $2 Non-members.

Wed. Nov. 6: The Whales of August (1987)
-Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Ann Sothern, Vincent Price, Mary Steenburgen, Harry Carey, Jr.-(91m)
Wed. Nov. 13: Genevieve (1953)
-Kay Kendall, Kenneth More, Joyce Grenfell, Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson-(86m)
Wed. Nov. 20: Thunder Road (1958)
-Robert Mitchum, Keely Smith, Gene Barry, James Mitchum-(92m)
Wed. Nov. 27: Four Men and a Prayer (1938)
-Loretta Young, George Sanders, David Niven, Alan Hale, John Carradine, Richard Greene-(85m)
Wed. Dec. 4: No Highway in the Sky (1951)
-Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins, Kenneth More, Wilfrid Hyde-White-(98m)
Wed. Dec. 11: The Hatchet Man (1932)
-Loretta Young, Edward G. Robinson, Dudley Digges-(74m)
Wed. Dec. 18: Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)
-Margaret O’Brien, Edward G. Robinson, Agnes Moorehead, Frances Gifford, James Craig-(105m)
Wed. Dec. 25: Senior Center Closed-No Movie.
Merry Christmas

Dec
20
Fri
2019
Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Terry’s “The Greatest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of” – Free Popcorn!

Showing 1:00 pm to 3 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. $1 members / $2 Non-members.

•Fri. Nov. 8: Foreign Correspondent (1940)
-Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, Albert Basserman, Robert Benchley, Edmund Gwenn, Harry Davenport, Eduardo Ciannelli-(119m)
•Fri. Nov. 15: Raisin in the Sun (1961)
-Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Claudia McNeil, Ivan Dixon, Louis Gossett-(128m)
•Fri. Nov. 22: Songcatcher (2000)
-Aiden Quinn, Janet McTeer, Pat Carroll, Jane Adams, Iris DeMent, David Patrick Kelly, Taj Mahal-(105m) Rated PG-13
•Fri. Nov. 29: Senior Center Closed-No Movie.
Happy Thanksgiving
•Fri. Dec. 6: Air Force (1943)
-Harry Carey, Sr., Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy, Charles Drake, George Tobias, Faye Emerson, John Ridgely-(123m)
•Fri. Dec. 13: All About Eve (1950)
-Bette Davis, Celeste Holm, Anne Baxter, Richard Carlson, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe-(138m)
•Fri. Dec. 20: To Kill a Mockingbird (1961)
-Gregory Peck, Robert Duvall, Brock Peters, Paul Fix, Alice Ghostley, Mary Badham, William Windom-(129m)
•Fri. Dec. 27: Something The Lord Made (2004)
-Alan Rickman, Mos Def, Kyra Sedgewick, Charles S. Dutton-(110m) Rated TV-PG

Dec
21
Sat
2019
Nyabinghi Drumming and Singing @ Lincoln Park
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for some Nyabinghi drumming and singing, which comes from Jamaican Rastafarian culture! We will have a drum circle along with dancers who will teach dance steps and songs. Songs sheets will also be provided!

Dec
22
Sun
2019
Yemaya Gathering @ Lincoln Park
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Gather with family and friends to learn and share the Mixteco indigenous language. Learn Mixteco words through planting, painting, and drawing. All ages are welcome.

Dec
27
Fri
2019
Friday Afternoons at the Movies @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Terry’s “The Greatest Movies You’ve Never Heard Of” – Free Popcorn!

Showing 1:00 pm to 3 pm at the Senior Center of West Seattle, second floor, Nucor room. $1 members / $2 Non-members.

•Fri. Nov. 8: Foreign Correspondent (1940)
-Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, Albert Basserman, Robert Benchley, Edmund Gwenn, Harry Davenport, Eduardo Ciannelli-(119m)
•Fri. Nov. 15: Raisin in the Sun (1961)
-Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Diana Sands, Claudia McNeil, Ivan Dixon, Louis Gossett-(128m)
•Fri. Nov. 22: Songcatcher (2000)
-Aiden Quinn, Janet McTeer, Pat Carroll, Jane Adams, Iris DeMent, David Patrick Kelly, Taj Mahal-(105m) Rated PG-13
•Fri. Nov. 29: Senior Center Closed-No Movie.
Happy Thanksgiving
•Fri. Dec. 6: Air Force (1943)
-Harry Carey, Sr., Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy, Charles Drake, George Tobias, Faye Emerson, John Ridgely-(123m)
•Fri. Dec. 13: All About Eve (1950)
-Bette Davis, Celeste Holm, Anne Baxter, Richard Carlson, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe-(138m)
•Fri. Dec. 20: To Kill a Mockingbird (1961)
-Gregory Peck, Robert Duvall, Brock Peters, Paul Fix, Alice Ghostley, Mary Badham, William Windom-(129m)
•Fri. Dec. 27: Something The Lord Made (2004)
-Alan Rickman, Mos Def, Kyra Sedgewick, Charles S. Dutton-(110m) Rated TV-PG

Jan
14
Tue
2020
Tinkergarten Free Trial @ Lincoln Park
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:50 am

At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial class, Tinkergarten Leader, Alison Arnote, will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. Parents and caregivers learn, too, as we share insight into your child’s development.

This trial class is:

  • Designed for children ages 18 months-8 years. Child/children are accompanied by an adult. Siblings of any other age are most welcome.
  • Limited to the first 15 families who register.

Kids may get a bit messy (Hurrah!), so please send them in clothing that can get dirty.

We start the class at the specified location but may end within a reasonable walk from that location.

This trial class is free.

Sign up at https://tinkergarten.com/classes/90855.

Visit https://tinkergarten.com/classes for more times and locations.