West Seattle Event Calendar

*NOTE: We’ve ramped the calendar back to some level of usefulness, as more events continue being planned, both online and in-person, so let us know if you have something coming up that’s open to the public!*

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/etc. to be listed here? Please send basic info 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!

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./question.

Oct
20
Wed
Virtual Arts For 50+ Bollywood Dance @ Online (see listing)
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Bollywood Dance with Silver Kite. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Register on the Silver Kite website. Please enter SPL2020 to enter the website. The password is case sensitive. Enter SPL in caps.

Learn dances featured in films from India – the largest moviemaking capital in the world. Bollywood is the Hindi-language sector of the Indian moviemaking industry. Traditional Bollywood dancing has been heavily influenced by Asian culture, Hindu art, music, and culture. Today Bollywood music and dancing are also influenced by other cultures and forms of dance including salsa and hip-hop. Join us for a fun class where we’ll dance to Bollywood hit songs from different eras and learn about the inspiration behind the songs.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.

Event Information: info@silverkite.us

Oct
21
Thu
Age Friendly Seattle Virtual Civic Coffee Hour @ Online (see listing)
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a live, online conversation with the City of Seattle Human Resources.

Click here to enter live stream.
Enter as “Anonymous.” Or by phone: 206-207-1700; Conference ID: 146 123 2689#

Language: English, Español, 中文, Tiểng Việt, Русский

Meet Heather Weldon, Supported Employment Program Manager, and Steve Zwerin, Director, HR Investigations Unit.

Weldon will share the secret ingredients that make the City’s internationally recognized program to hire people with developmental disabilities so successful. Learn more about how the City is addressing equity and inclusion with this creative approach to inclusive hiring.

Zwerin will be speaking about the City’s diversity recruitment efforts and strategies to encourage applicants who might otherwise be overlooked or excluded from traditional hiring processes. Zwerin will also cover services provided by Seattle Human Services to applicants and existing employees with guidance on resumes, interviewing, and much more.

Civic Coffee Hours bring community elders closer to local government officials to explore topics of interest. Learn how decisions are made, how to get involved, and how to take advantage of programs and services. Closed captioning is provided in Arabic, Chinese, English, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Presented in partnership with Age Friendly Seattle – Seattle Human Services.

We can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations. Captions are available for all recorded Library programs.