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.

Jan
4
Fri
Intuitive Tarot @ C & P Coffee Company
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

INTUITIVE TAROT WITH TAMARA ZENOBIA

FRIDAY JANUARY 4TH FROM 12-3 PM

C&P COFFEE COMPANY
5612 CALIFORNIA AVE SW

Jan
27
Sun
Holy Rosary School Open House @ Holy Rosary School
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Holy Rosary School is hosting a Preschool-8th grade Open House.

Families are welcome!

Feb
7
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Feb
9
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Feb
14
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Feb
16
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Feb
21
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Feb
23
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Feb
28
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
2
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
7
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
9
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
14
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
16
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
20
Wed
Kol HaNeshamah Purim Celebration @ Alki UCC
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The entire community is invited!

Join us for a Purim celebration featuring the Megillah reading, dinner, and a costume parade.

Festivities will begin at 5:30 pm with hamantaschen baking and mask making for kids. Dinner and the Megillah reading will begin at 6 pm. Please come in costume and bring a potluck dish (vegetarian, nut free) to share!

Mar
21
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
23
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
28
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Mar
30
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Apr
4
Thu
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Apr
6
Sat
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mindfulness Meditation and learning of Buddhism philosophy ( registration required) on Thursdays and Saturdays mornings

Instructor: Maiko Takenaka
When: Thursdays at 10-11am , Saturdays at 9-10am
Fee: Donation (minimum $5 recommended)
Location: 5601 California Ave SW
Registration: takenakamaiko@gmail.com

It has been my pleasure to practice yoga with some local people since I started to offer the classes. Interestingly, when I shared I have been studied and practiced Buddhism deeper after starting of my social work in Vietnam as I needed, I realized there are many people are interested in learning it more. With their requests, I started to post this class with excitement.

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns, Thai monks, and Tibetan lamas, even the lamas and Rinpoches from Namgyal monastery,( Dalai Lama’s private monastery) and could have met H.H the 14th Dalai Lama 2 times as I had contributed my service to those lamas when they needed.

Personally I myself have realized a lot what the true message of Buddhism through Tibetan people and Tibetan monks and I have enjoyed always sharing what I have learned from them compare to what nowadays becoming common in temples and monasteries, and Buddhism organizations in Japan, Vietnam, Nepal, India as well as Europe and States.

As class description, instead of talking myself too much, I would like to start with sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes to begin the class with the silent moment, then I would like to hear their thoughts and comments and if anyone interested in my personal experience and studies, I would be glad to share those.

I hope this class will help individual day to day life to relief anxiety and stress and bring more joy and happiness into her or his life as the way who he or she is.

Apr
20
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

KHN Community Passover Seder @ Brookdale West Seattle
Apr 20 @ 6:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Kol HaNeshamah invites you to join us for a second night seder! Come celebrate with us the beauty and joy of Passover surrounded by Kol HaNeshamah’s friends and family.

Saturday, April 20
6:45-9:45 pm
At Brookdale West Seattle

Suggested donation:
$54 Non-Member Adult
$18 Child 6-12 years old
Free for children 5 and under

Please register at https://khnseattle.org/religious-life/

Childcare will be available with advanced registration.

Address questions to: passover2019@khnseattle.org

Apr
27
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Earth Day Walk @ Holy Rosary Church
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am

Celebrate Earth Day 2019! Everyone is welcome!

Join us either at Holy Rosary or Our Lady of Guadalupe Church to walk to the Rotary View Point totem pole (35th Ave. SW and SW Alaska St.–near West Seattle Stadium) where we will celebrate God’s creation and pray for its protection.

If possible, please bring gloves as we will be collecting litter as we go.

Posters and signs are welcome.

This event is co-sponsored by Holy Rosary Church and OLG Green Ministry.

Earth Day Walk @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am

Celebrate Earth Day 2019! Everyone is welcome!

Join us either at Holy Rosary or Our Lady of Guadalupe Church to walk to the Rotary View Point totem pole (35th Ave. SW and SW Alaska St.–near West Seattle Stadium) where we will celebrate God’s creation and pray for its protection.

If possible, please bring gloves as we will be collecting litter as we go.

Posters and signs are welcome.

This event is co-sponsored by Holy Rosary Church and OLG Green Ministry.

May
3
Fri
Kol HaNeshamah Family Shabbat @ Alki UCC
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Please join us for our quarterly family-friendly, music-filled Shabbat service and potluck!
All are welcome, although activities will be geared toward families with children ages 11 and under.
Bring a potluck (vegetarian, nut-free) dish to share!

May
4
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

May
11
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

May
18
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

May
25
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Memorial Day poppy distribution at WS Thriftway
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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.

May
26
Sun
Memorial Day poppy distribution at WS Thriftway
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

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.

May
27
Mon
Annual Memorial Day service
May 27 @ 2:00 pm

Memorial Day, Monday May 27, 2019:

2:00-3:00 pm – Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Forest Lawn Cemetery, (6701 30th AVE SW near the flag pole). Join local veteran groups as we remember our fallen service members in a dignified ceremony.

Jun
1
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Jun
8
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Jun
15
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Jun
22
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Jun
23
Sun
Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band at the Admiral Congregational Church @ Admiral Congregational Church
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Admiral Congregational Church invites you to a free performance on the lawn by the Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band.

Enjoy the music, the drill team, and the World’s only Sedentary Majorette with her thrilling acts of baton twirling! The band’s sparkling goodwill never fails to make people smile.

Refreshments follow.

Blessing of the Animals at Fauntleroy Church @ Fauntleroy Church
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Blessing of the Animals @ Fauntleroy Church
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This special service in the sanctuary is for dogs, cats, birds, snakes–any pets who add joy and blessing to your life. If your pet does not do well around strangers and other animals or is dearly departed, please bring a photo, and if your buddy in a stuffed animal, bring it!

Refreshments for all will follow this brief, beautiful celebration of God’s critters closest to our hearts.

Jun
29
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Jul
6
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Jul
13
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Jul
20
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Jul
27
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Aug
3
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Aug
9
Fri
Bridge Builders Day Camp for kids (free) @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

For all kids 4 years old through entering 6th grade!

Day Camp (free): Bridge Builders open to all – Aug 9th & 10th @ Tibbetts UMC
Fri Aug 9th 9 am–3 pm and Sat Aug 10th 9 am–noon

Tibbetts welcomes all to join us for a free interactive two-day camp which seeks to help children discover their gifts and learn how to utilize them to be Bridge Builders in their homes, schools and communities. Jesus models for us how we are to be in relationship with one another: practicing intentional listening, compassion, forgiveness, humility, and engagement with the world around us. Kids will explore these themes through music, crafts, storytelling, and games. Lunch is provided on Friday.

Camp is held on site at Tibbetts UMC: 3940 – 41st Avenue SW in West Seattle. Please email the church office (churchoffice@tibbettsumchurch.org) or Bridge Builders Day Camp Director Rachel Johanson (rachel.johanson@icloud.com) for a
registration form or if you have questions. Please email or bring completed registration forms to Camp on the first day.

Aug
10
Sat
Bridge Builders Day Camp for kids (free) @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

For all kids 4 years old through entering 6th grade!

Day Camp (free): Bridge Builders open to all – Aug 9th & 10th @ Tibbetts UMC
Fri Aug 9th 9 am–3 pm and Sat Aug 10th 9 am–noon

Tibbetts welcomes all to join us for a free interactive two-day camp which seeks to help children discover their gifts and learn how to utilize them to be Bridge Builders in their homes, schools and communities. Jesus models for us how we are to be in relationship with one another: practicing intentional listening, compassion, forgiveness, humility, and engagement with the world around us. Kids will explore these themes through music, crafts, storytelling, and games. Lunch is provided on Friday.

Camp is held on site at Tibbetts UMC: 3940 – 41st Avenue SW in West Seattle. Please email the church office (churchoffice@tibbettsumchurch.org) or Bridge Builders Day Camp Director Rachel Johanson (rachel.johanson@icloud.com) for a
registration form or if you have questions. Please email or bring completed registration forms to Camp on the first day.

Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Aug
17
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Aug
24
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Aug
31
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Sep
7
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Sep
14
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Sep
21
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Sep
28
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Sep
29
Sun
Blessing of the Animals @ Alki UCC @ Alki United Church of Christ
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am

Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) invites you to bring your dog, cat, llama, guinea pig, chicken, honey bees, parakeet, lizard (you get the idea) to a special “Blessing of the Animals” worship service on Sunday, September 29 at 10:00 am. Alki UCC is at 6115 SW Hinds in West Seattle.

Important! All pets must be on a leash or in an appropriate carrier/cage.

Children of all ages are also welcome to bring their stuffed animals or photographs of a beloved pet for a blessing.

This custom is conducted in remembrance of Saint Francis of Assisi’s love for all creatures.

Please note: Due to potential pet dander allergies, we will be removing the pew cushions for this service. Feel free to bring your own cushion if you would like a softer seat.

Info: office@alkiucc.org

alkiucc.org

Oct
4
Fri
Blessing of the Animals @ Resting Waters Aquamation
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Resting Waters, along with celebrant Danna Schmidt of Waypoint Ceremonies, invites you to our Blessing Of The Animals. Taking inspiration from St. Francis of Assisi, we ask you to bring a photo or a totem that represents your beloved companion for our altar.

“May we see the miracles of life and love in all the animals with which we share our lives:
in the cold nose of a dog,
in the warmth of a cat on your lap,
in the wondrous otherness of the hamster and the songbird,
in the graceful beauty of the goldfish.
Bless them all as they bless us.”

This event is for all animals that occupy our hearts and homes, living or past.

We hope you will join us for a blessed evening.


This event is part of Deathsploration month in western Washington.
We’re all gonna die, let’s talk about it, a little.

Deathsploration is a month-long effort to increase conversation about death and dying in Washington. Beginning on October 1 and running through November 2, community organizations and businesses in western Washington will work in partnership to create opportunities for engagement through education, art, dance, movement, death cafés, community outreach, workshops, and more.

In the United States, the topic of death and dying is not commonly paired with living. Deathsploration is an opportunity to reestablish the normalcy of death, a subtle reminder that talking about and preparing for death will not cause one’s death. Similarly, not talking about death will not keep it away. It is our hope that the exploration of death–through all the senses and on our own terms–will help people on the way to a good death.

Oct
5
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Oct
12
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Oct
19
Sat
Classes: Tai Chi on the Beach 2019 @ Alki Beach Park
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Sixth Annual Tai Chi on the Beach at Alki
Classes Begin on April 20, 2019 and go until October,19, 2019
Every Single Saturday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

Meet Tai Chi Instructor Caylen Storm at the Statue of Liberty on the Alki Boardwalk. Each class is focused on one of the foundations of Dynamic health; Balance, Posture, Breathing and Experiencing the Life Force that animates all of us.

Classes are Free. But, Portraits of Presidents are welcome.

Further information; caylenstorm@gmail.com

Nov
16
Sat
Confucius Institute Day @ Pathfinder K-8 School
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Confucius Institute Day and the opening of Pathfinder K-8’s Confucius classroom is Saturday, November 16th from 1:00 to 4:00.

Each year a different school offering a Chinese program hosts Confucius Institute Day. It is Pathfinder’s turn this year. Our theme is learning about Chinese culture through sports and leisure.

We will start at 1:00 with a celebration of our Confucius classroom and a few kind words from our principal. The day will also feature performances by the Dearborn Park student lion dance team and various martial arts demonstrations. Following these presentations, families will be invited to participate in activities at various stations, including Chinese jump rope, Tai Chi, and more. As families move through the stations, they will earn stamps on their passports and Chinese coins!

We will also have a drawings for fun activity books provided by Beijing University Press.

A lunch of rice, noodles, and spicy chicken will be served from 2:30 to 3:30. We hope to see you all there.

Jan
2
Thu
Tae Kwon Do Club First Class of 2020 @ High Point Community Center
Jan 2 @ 6:20 pm – 7:50 pm

The West Seattle Tae Kwon Do Club has its first class of the new year on Thursday, January 2 from 6:20-7:50pm at the High Point Community Center. Adults (18 and older) can sign up to learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art known for its fast sparring techniques, dynamic forms, and strong kicks.

Classes cost only $38/month and meet Mondays & Thursdays 6:20-7:50pm and Saturdays 10am-12pm.  New students can join at any time, and beginners are definitely welcome!

Check out our website, email for questions, or call (206) 684-7422 for registration information.

Jan
11
Sat
Introduction to Zen Class @ The Fauntleroy Church
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Bring your curiosity, your questions, and a friend to our free “Intro to Zen” class.

Whether you’re a long-time Buddhist practitioner or a Buddhist skeptic, whether you meditate frequently or you’ve never meditated before, whether you’re wearing a black Buddhist robe or a ski jacket, your presence and your questions are welcome here.

Abbot Koshin Chris Cain and Elizabeth Fitterer will lead the two-part program:

Part 1: Why Zen?

  • Introductions. Any questions about Zen?
  • What we love about Zen and how we got into it.
  • What’s the goal of practice at this Zen Center?

Break: tea and cookies

Part 2: Our Zen Center

  • Meditation instructions: chairs, cushions, and benches.
  • Brief explanations of Zen ritual: tea, chanting, the role of the jiki and shoji, bowing.
  • A very brief version of a Zen service-tea, jiki offers incense, one chant, bowing, sitting for 5 minutes, walking meditation.

Discussion and questions

Introduction to Zen Class @ The Fauntleroy Church
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Bring your curiosity, your questions, and a friend to our free “Intro to Zen” class.

Whether you’re a long-time Buddhist practitioner or a Buddhist skeptic, whether you meditate frequently or you’ve never meditated before, whether you’re wearing a black Buddhist robe or a ski jacket, your presence and your questions are welcome here.

Abbot Koshin Chris Cain and Elizabeth Fitterer will lead the two-part program:

Part 1: Why Zen?

  • Introductions. Any questions about Zen?
  • What we love about Zen and how we got into it.
  • What’s the goal of practice at this Zen Center?

Break: tea and cookies

Part 2: Our Zen Center

  • Meditation instructions: chairs, cushions, and benches.
  • Brief explanations of Zen ritual: tea, chanting, the role of the jiki and shoji, bowing.
  • A very brief version of a Zen service-tea, jiki offers incense, one chant, bowing, sitting for 5 minutes, walking meditation.

Discussion and questions

Jan
30
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
6
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
8
Sat
Revelation Art Event @ West Seattle Christian Church
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of fellowship and fun as we look to the Word of God for creative inspiration to reveal our inner artists. Inspired by the Parable of the Mustard Seed, this workshop will see you guided by an experienced artist and amazed by what you create!

Tickets are $30 per person and cover everything you need, including a $5 donation to West Seattle Helpline.

Feb
13
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
20
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Feb
23
Sun
Town Hall with State Sen. Joe Nguyen @ Elliott Bay Brewing
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

3 pm – 4:30 pm

Elliott Bay Brewing

255 SW 152nd St, Burien

Senator Nguyen will be discussing the work happening in Olympia and how it supports the 34th.

Feb
27
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Mar
5
Thu
Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, and an Evolving Faith @ Alki United Church of Christ (Alki UCC) Parlor
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where is Christianity headed in the 21st Century? Join us as we explore the possibilities!

Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith offers provocative ideas on how our faith interacts with the world of expanding scientific knowledge. The seven-session evening program features video presentations followed by small group discussions.

The registration deadline is Friday, January 24.

We suggest a donation of $15 to cover materials.

“When I have a terrible need of—dare I say, ‘religion’—then I go outside at night and paint the stars.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Oct
3
Sat
Zen 101: Beginning a Meditation Practice
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

October 3, 10-11 AM
Zen 101: Beginning a Meditation Practice. Puget Sound Zen Center online.

Thinking about starting or rebooting a meditation practice this fall? In this free online sessions we’ll talk about how meditation can help in troubling times; beginner/refresher Zen basics; meditating online at home; and info on our fall online retreat and classes. Bring your questions and bring a friend. Visit PSZC.org for details and Zoom link.

Nov
18
Wed
Town Hall with West Seattle’s elected representatives @ Online
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sen. Joe Nguyen will be hosting a virtual town hall next week with Rep. Eileen Cody, Rep. Joe Fitzgibboon, City Councilmember Lisa Herbold, and County Councilmember Joe McDermott. There will be a dedicated amount of time set aside for constituents to ask questions and hear from their local officials, so we want folks to be involved from all across the district!

WHAT: 34th LD Virtual Town Hall

WHO: Sen. Joe Nguyen, Rep. Eileen Cody, Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, Councilmember Lisa Herbold, and Councilmember Joe McDermott.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 18th from 6-7 pm

WHERE: https://leg-wa-gov.zoom.us/j/95768169892?pwd=a3QyMDZFWitvSGdNOGU5bVU0M0U0dz09
Passcode: 921647

WHY: To discuss 2021 priorities including the West Seattle Bridge project, COVID-19 response and relief, cooperation between levels of government, and other pressing topics.

Dec
11
Fri
J Mase Author Reading: Black Trans Prayer Book @ Online (see listing)
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Don’t miss an incredible evening with J Mase III and co-editors of the Black Trans Prayer Book. Join the contributors of the Black Trans Prayer Book for an evening of spirited connections.

We will add the streaming link here and on our Facebook event page one week before the event

The Black Trans Prayer Book: is a beyond-faith-and-interfaith, multi-dimensional, artistic and theological work that collects the stories, poems, prayers, meditation, spells, and incantations of Black Trans & Non-Binary people. Often pushed out of Faith spaces and yet still deeply connected to a historical legacy of spiritual essentiality, Black Trans People face unprecedented amounts of spiritual, physical, and psychological violence. The Black Trans Prayer Book is a tool of healing, and affirmation centered on uplifting Black Trans & Non-Binary people and celebrating our place within faith.

What does it mean to have a faith practice that simultaneously challenges white supremacy and transphobia? Where is there a theological framework that centers the most marginalized and creates pathways towards an active spirituality moving alongside social justice? How might a spiritual practice not in tune with these questions cause harm? The #BlackTransPrayerBook, is holding these very questions.

Grab the book on the website!

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.