West Seattle Event Calendar

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Jul
20
Sat
2019
2nd annual PAWrade before West Seattle Grand Parade
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

REGISTRATION 10:00 AM
STEPS OFF AT 11:00 AM
AWARDS 11:30 AM

Calling all pups and their families. It’s time to register here for the 2nd Annual Junction PAWrade! FREE! With trophies for the best in four categories including Most Colorful, Most Creative, Best Dog and Owner Combo and Best Dog and Kid Combo (12 and under). July 20th before the Rotary Grand Parade. Meet at California Ave SW and SW Genesee (4400 California Ave SW).

Hosted by the Junction merchants, the PAWrade is the way to show off your creative design skills, bring smiles to the parade watchers and to bring dog lovers together.

The PAWrade participants will meet at Genesee Street at 10:15 AM where they will check in to receive their PAWrade number.

Address: 4400 California Ave SW.

Promptly at 11 AM the Junction will announce the beginning of the PAWrade. The PAWrade will start at Genesee, turn on California Ave SW through the Junction to SW Edmunds where the PAWrade will end!

Along the route there will be judges who will be deciding which pooch takes home the Grand Prize the GOLDEN PAW for each category.

Categories are:

MOST COLORFUL
MOST CREATIVE
BEST OWNER+DOG COMBO
BEST KID+DOG COMBO (12 and under)

Winners will be announced at the end of the PAWrade at Chase Bank Drive-Thru (right past Sleepers in Seattle).

Winners will also be recognized over the Grand Parade PA system (intersection California and Alaska)!

Saturday, July 20:
10:15 AM Arrive and Register
11:00 AM PAWrade Begins
11:30 AM Winners Announced w/PRIZES

Registration is required to participate. Please complete (the form toward the bottom of this page) or you may register the day of the event beginning at 10 AM.

This is a FREE event with an option to make a donation to support programming.

Every participant receives a PAWrade bandanna!

West Seattle Grand Parade 2019 @ Admiral to Alaska Junctions down California SW
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

The West Seattle Grand Parade, occurring annually since 1935, is hosted by the West Seattle Rotary Service Foundation and is one of the oldest and most beloved community events in the Seattle area. It is a proud member of the Seafair family of events and includes all of the pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, pageantry and excitement that leads up to the Seafair Torchlight Parade the following weekend.

West Seattle Grand Parade is produced by the West Seattle Rotary Service Foundation and will be held on Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 am – with motorcycle drill teams starting first, around 10:30. The parade begins at California SW and SW Lander, and continues down California SW to finish at SW Edmunds.

For previews and past coverage, see this section of WSB.

Community conversations with School Board president Leslie Harris @ various locations
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Drop in to talk with West Seattle/South Park school-board rep Leslie Harris, who is president of the board.

All are 3-5 pm:

May 18th, Delridge Branch Library (5423 Delridge Way SW)

June 15th, Southwest Branch Library (9010 35th SW)

July 20th, West Seattle Branch Library (2306 42nd SW)

Jul
22
Mon
2019
South Seattle College Campus Tour
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Get to know the people, programs, and services available at South Seattle College! Tours include visits to departments and classrooms including our Academic Programs, Professional/Technical Programs, Enrollment Services, Student Life, Diversity and Retention, and Campus Resources. Enjoy a leisurely walk around our beautifully-landscaped campus and learn what makes South Seattle College a great place to fulfill your educational and career goals!

Sign up online at southseattle.edu/new-student-services/take-a-tour.aspx. For questions, please call South’s Information Desk at (206) 934-6684 or email at SouthOutreach@seattlecolleges.edu.

Campus Tour at South Seattle College

Date: Monday, July 22, 2019
Time: 1-2 pm

Jul
24
Wed
2019
Professional & Technical Information Session @ South Seattle College
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

At South Seattle College (WSB sponsor):

Join us and explore South Seattle College’s Professional & Technical Career Training programs! Professional & Technical Information Sessions offer perspective students the opportunity to explore our campus, ask questions and understand the distinct program offerings available at South. During the session, you’ll also take a tour of our campus and program facilities!

Programs to be discussed:
· Automotive Technology
· Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT)
· CNC Machining
· Culinary Arts
· Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology
· Landscape Horticulture
· Maritime Welding
· Medical Office Professional
· Network Security Administration (NSA)
· Welding Fabrication Technology
· Wine Studies

To RSVP or for more information please contact Nick Albritton, Recruitment Specialist, at (206) 934-6746 or email at SouthProfTech@SeattleColleges.edu.

Location: South Seattle College, TEC-Room 127 (campus map)

Jul
25
Thu
2019
Culinary Arts Program Open House @ South Seattle College
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

At South Seattle College (WSB sponsor):

Culinary Arts Open Houses allow you to explore South’s Culinary Arts program and learn about our approach to training future executive chefs and culinary leaders! At this event, you will have the opportunity to tour our instructional kitchen and on campus restaurant, see our student chefs in action, learn about the admissions processes, and discover our multiple financial aid options!

To RSVP or for more information please contact Nick Albritton, Recruitment Specialist, at (206) 934-6746 or email at SouthProfTech@SeattleColleges.edu.

Location: South Seattle College, Culinary Arts Building (campus map)

Jul
27
Sat
2019
ArtsWest’s Annual Gala and Auction @ Canvas Event Space
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

RED–The hue of life and love, desire and determination, passion and power.

Save the Date and join us on July 27 to support ArtsWest and experience an evening inspired by the color that flows through the heart of us all.

Staged throughout the Canvas event space, we invite you to embrace the energy, expression, and excitement and dive with us into RED.

Featuring performances, dinner, and an auction.

Jul
31
Wed
2019
South Seattle College Campus Tour
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Get to know the people, programs, and services available at South Seattle College! Tours include visits to departments and classrooms including our Academic Programs, Professional/Technical Programs, Enrollment Services, Student Life, Diversity and Retention, and Campus Resources. Enjoy a leisurely walk around our beautifully-landscaped campus and learn what makes South Seattle College a great place to fulfill your educational and career goals!

Sign up online at southseattle.edu/new-student-services/take-a-tour.aspx. For questions, please call South’s Information Desk at (206) 934-6684 or email at SouthOutreach@seattlecolleges.edu.

Campus Tour at South Seattle College

Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Time: 3-4 pm

Aug
17
Sat
2019
Lafayette Kindergarten Play Date
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am

The Lafayette PTA is hosting Kindergarten Play Dates this summer, it’s a great way for families and their little lafayette leopards to-be to meet other little leopards joining our school community: 08/17 at 10 am, 08/27 at 5 pm, 09/07 at 10 am. See you on the playground!

Aug
27
Tue
2019
Lafayette Kindergarten Play Date
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm

The Lafayette PTA is hosting Kindergarten Play Dates this summer, it’s a great way for families and their little lafayette leopards to-be to meet other little leopards joining our school community: 08/17 at 10 am, 08/27 at 5 pm, 09/07 at 10 am. See you on the playground!

Sep
7
Sat
2019
Lafayette Kindergarten Play Date
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am

The Lafayette PTA is hosting Kindergarten Play Dates this summer, it’s a great way for families and their little lafayette leopards to-be to meet other little leopards joining our school community: 08/17 at 10 am, 08/27 at 5 pm, 09/07 at 10 am. See you on the playground!

Sep
25
Wed
2019
“Write YOUR Story” Weekly Writing Workshop @ Curious Kidstuff Toy Store
Sep 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

“Write YOUR Story” is now enrolling for fall 2019 writing workshops! These are free writing workshops for children 8-12.

Workshops run 3:15pm to 4:15pm, every Wednesday from September 25 to December
18. (There will be no class Nov. 13.)

All sessions are taught by West Seattle residents Julia Douthwaite Viglione, PhD, and Greg Estes.

Participation in the series is free of charge. In return for this unique opportunity, though, participants are expected to attend every class.

The fall 2019 theme is Journeys. We will read stories about: 1) The journey to a new home: Jean de Brunhoff’s “The Story of Babar,” 2) The initiation journey: Darcy Pattison’s “The River Dragon,” and 3) A maritime adventure: Gloria Rand’s “Aloha, Salty!”


The free writing workshops were established in 2012 in South Bend, Indiana by Notre Dame Professor Julia Douthwaite Viglione (French language and literature) who returned home to West Seattle last year and brought “Write YOUR Story” to Seattle. Join kids from local schools as we read and rewrite a classic children’s story. In the second half, children write their own stories and a great party is had at the end!

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Chief Sealth Class of 1969 50-Year Reunion @ Sea-Tac Marriott
Sep 28 all-day

For more info, email chiefsealth69@gmail.com and go here.