West Seattle Event Calendar

Want your West Seattle event/meeting/performance to be listed here? Please send basic info AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE 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!

ADMIRAL THEATER SCHEDULE (updated link)

How to use this 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, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Dec
2
Sun
2018
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Dec
3
Mon
2018
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Dec 3 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Dec
4
Tue
2018
Free play space for kids @ West Seattle Church of the Nazarene
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9 am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church is opening its nursery area, free, to parents, grandparents, and caregivers who want to bring in their little ones to play. Free. Beverages provided. Wi-Fi too. More backstory here.

West Seattle Bike Connections – DECEMBER 2018 @ Great American Diner and Bar
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

December 4 – gathering instead of meeting!

Details are here.

Standing info for other months:

West Seattle Bike Connections monthly meeting
From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW

We are working on making it safer and more enjoyable to bike and walk in West Seattle, and to surrounding neighborhoods and downtown. Come join us to plan activities and advocate for sustainable, healthy transportation.

Dec
5
Wed
2018
South Seattle College Professional & Technical Information Session
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Professional & Technical Information Session

Date: December 5, 2018

Time: 10-12 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Library 217 (campus map)

Join us and explore South Seattle College’s Professional & Technical Career Training programs. Professional & Technical Information Sessions offer prospective 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)

· 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.ed

Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Dec 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Dec
6
Thu
2018
Free play space for kids @ West Seattle Church of the Nazarene
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9 am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church is opening its nursery area, free, to parents, grandparents, and caregivers who want to bring in their little ones to play. Free. Beverages provided. Wi-Fi too. More backstory here.

TRiO Educational Opportunity Center Open House @ South Seattle College
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

South Seattle College’s TRiO Educational Opportunity Center invites all students and community members to our Open House on December 6, from 1-4 p.m. in room RSB 02!

Come see our space, learn more about the services we offer, and enjoy some food! GIVEAWAYS throughout the day!

Services We Offer:
-Financial Aid Advising & Application Assistance
-Referral to Funding Opportunities
-Help with Scholarship Search & Application
-Academic & Career Guidance
-High School Completion & GED Information
-English Proficiency & ESL Classes
-College Admissions Assistance

Dec
7
Fri
2018
Educational Opportunity Center Friends & Family Day @ South Seattle College
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Educational Opportunity Center Friends & Family Day

Date: December 7, 2018
Time: 11-3 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, Robert Smith Building-Room 66 (campus map)

South Seattle College and the TRIO Educational Opportunity Center are hosting an open house welcoming friends, family, and community members who are ready to go back or attend college for the first time! Come check out South’s campus, receive one-on-one assistance with FAFSA/WASFA and ask questions about South’s degree and certificate programs, high school completion, English language programs, apprenticeships, and more! No appointment necessary!

Dec
8
Sat
2018
Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Dec 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

It is story at the High Point Branch! Bring your babies to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Story times are some of our most popular events! Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Southside Revolution junior roller derby doubleheader bout @ Southgate Roller Rink
Dec 8 @ 5:15 pm – 8:30 pm

South Seattle’s Premier Coed Junior Roller Derby League Southside Revolution presents: WONKATANIA – DOUBLEHEADER BOUT!

Come watch the season opener of Southside Revolution Junior Roller Derby teams: Bout 1 (Positional) Cadets vs. Cadets | Bout 2 (Full Contact): Alliance vs The Marysville Derby Demons! Southside Revolution is now the largest co-ed junior roller derby league in the country with over 85+ boys and girls playing on four active teams at Southgate Roller Rink.

Costume contest for the best Willy Wonka costume will happen at half-time.

Doors at 5:15pm, 1st Bout at 5:35pm. 2nd Bout at 7:00 pm $10 General Admission Adults, $5 Children 6-12, Children under 5 are free.

Parents’ Night Out at West Seattle High School
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WSHS PARENTS NIGHT OUT 12/8/2018

Let WSHS sophomore class students watch your kids while enjoying an evening out!

What: This event is for child care for kids ages 3 (potty trained) to 11 years old and includes pizza, drinks, snacks, games, movies, and crafts.

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 6-10 pm.

Where: West Seattle High School, 3000 California Avenue SW. Check in by main entrance on the school courtyard.

Cost: $30 per child or $25 with 2 cans of food donations for the West Seattle Food Bank.

For more information and to register contact. email: wshsco2021@gmail.com

Dec
9
Sun
2018
St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church’s Adult Forums for Fall 2018
Dec 9 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Advent Practices for Anyone, with The Rev. Kate Wesch, and Katie Bucy

Preparing for Christmas can feel more frenzied than fun, especially when we have unrealistic expectations of ourselves and lose sight of what we are celebrating. Come explore ways you can prepare intentionally for Christmas by observing Advent practices. A variety of options will be discussed for families of all sizes and stages of development.

****

The Rev. Kate Wesch is the Rector of St. John the Baptist.

Katie Bucy is a lifelong Episcopalian, raised at St. Paul’s Episcopal Seattle in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. She is a graduate of Education for Ministry (EfM) and a former co-mentor of an EfM class that met at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Before retirement Katie was an Early Intervention Specialist at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, working with students who struggled academically. At St. John the Baptist, Katie is a member of the Adult Formation Team, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. When her sons were young she taught them to observe Advent.

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Sunday, December 2, 9:15-10:00 am, Wendell Berry: On Matters of Simplicity, with Karen Glover

God’s earthly creation is fashioned in exquisite balance, but it can be and has been disrupted by unbalanced human behavior. Literature, whether story, poetry, or essay is one of the most particular and effective ways of being present in and relating to the material world that God so loved. At its best, it inspires action towards a loving relationship with God’s Creation. In this session, we will explore one modern American writer’s literary reflections on these profound issues.The works of Wendell Berry are beautifully rendered, hard-hitting, and heart breaking as truth often can be. Quote from Kari: Wendell Berry speaks to my heart because he sees and shows all of the complexity of human beings and obviously loves his people, both real and literary, in the most honest, honorable way I can imagine, very much as we aspire to do as Christians.

****

Kari Glover is a longtime member of Epiphany Parish. Now retired, she was a corporate lawyer based in Seattle for several decades. The daughter of a Montana rancher and farmer, philosophy major in college, and 25-year volunteer board member with public libraries, she is an avid and appreciative reader.

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:15-10:00 am, Introduction to Underhill House/Silence, with the Rev. Susan Dean

Underhill House:

Imagine a place of quiet, where people can slip in; let down and relax; sit undisturbed in meditation, reflection or prayer; and then leave as they are ready.
Imagine a place of hospitality, where trained listeners can help people find their way; not get in the way, but be there, truly present.

Imagine a place of welcome, where people of faith or no faith can seek and discover the presence of the holy in their lives.

Our need for silence in a noisy world is growing. The Rev. Susan Dean, Founder and Executive Director of Underhill House, will introduce us to this ministry which provides a quiet place to pause for prayer on Capitol Hill. In the season of Advent, join us to reflect about silence, listening, and making meaning in our lives. Besides developing this emerging ministry, Susan serves as a spiritual director and has gifts in discernment, women’s spirituality, and healing ministry.

=======================

December 16, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Joseph, the Father of Jesus, with Ken Duvall

Join long-time SJB parishioner, Ken Duvall, as he guides us in exploring Joseph, the Father of Jesus, through Adam Hamilton’s book, Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph.

A summary of the book reads: “From his beginnings as a humble carpenter to his all-important role as the earthly father of Jesus Christ, Joseph’s place in the nativity story is sometimes overlooked but contains valuable lessons for all of us. Join Adam Hamilton as he examines Christmas through the eyes of Joseph. Absent from much of the biblical narrative, Joseph never spoke a word, but his courageous actions were crucial to the birth of Christ and God’s salvation plan for humanity.”

Per Ken, people attending the class should not feel obligated to buy or read the book.

****

Ken Duvall has been a member of St. John the Baptist for many years. He’s been involved in Books and Bricks, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. Ken is an EfM (Education for Ministry) graduate and is involved in Stephen Ministries. In his spare time Ken is a regular volunteer at the Center for Wooden Boats.

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Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Books and Bricks, St. John’s Mission to Africa, with Janet Johnson, Paul Dahlke, and Mary Mac

St. John the Baptist has had a connection with Mulundi Village, Kenya, since 2004 when the parish partnered with Mulundi Village to build an Anglican church, St. James Batavia. Since then this ministry has expanded to outreach to Mulundi Primary School and several secondary schools in the area. Some of the missioners visiting Kenya this past July will speak about their experiences, including teaching, visiting schools, worshiping in the local church, and distributing the pencil cases made by SJB’s Arts and Crafts Co-op.

**

Janet Johnson grew up in Mulundi Village. Her parents valued education highly and ensured she had an opportunity to pursue higher education. Many others were not as fortunate, and Janet and her husband, Mike, are both committed to helping provide a future for children in Africa.

Br. Paul is a Life Professed Friar in the Order of St. Francis an Anglican Franciscan Religious Order. He has also completed a pilgrimage to the Holy Land as well as a mission trip to Mulundi, Kenya with the Books and Bricks organization.

Mary Mac is a working art teacher and artist. Printmaking is her medium of choice. She has also completed pilgrimages to Assisi and the Holy Land, and just returned from teaching art in the primary school in Mulundi, Kenya.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Dec
10
Mon
2018
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Dec 10 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Salty’s Holiday Cookie Decorating class @ Salty's on Alki
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Holiday fun at Salty’s on Alki (WSB sponsor):

Decorating cookies is a holiday tradition in many families, including ours. We invite you to bring your family to Salty’s Holiday Cookie Decorating tutorial, held at all Salty’s! Your family will enjoy decorating holiday cookies together. Each family in attendance receives baked sugar cookies to decorate. We’ll also treat you to hot cider, hot cocoa, coffee and with tasty treats like caramel corn and mixed nuts! You’ll take home your cookies along with recipes and cookie cutters.

The cost is $24.99 per person (price includes service charge/tax). Kit: 6 cookies, 4 frostings, Sprinkles, Cookie recipe, Cookie cutter.. Space is limited for this holiday family event. Reservations are required in advance by calling us:

Alki (206) 937-1600: December 10, 2018, from 6:00—8:00 pm

We look forward to joining you and your family celebrate the holidays with expertly decorated cookies for everyone to enjoy.

Dec
11
Tue
2018
Free play space for kids @ West Seattle Church of the Nazarene
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9 am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church is opening its nursery area, free, to parents, grandparents, and caregivers who want to bring in their little ones to play. Free. Beverages provided. Wi-Fi too. More backstory here.

NEW: Evening Admission Workshop at South Seattle College
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

*NEW* Evening Admission Workshop

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Location: South Seattle College, Library 217 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Admission Workshops are now held in the evenings to accommodate working professionals and high school students. Attendees will get hands-on help completing their free college application. Additional topics covered include funding resources to help pay for college (including financial aid, scholarships and work study), one-on-one help with the Steps to Enroll and tips on registering for classes and new student orientation. The workshop is designed for future students interested in applying to South’s academic transfer and professional/technical career training programs, and information will also be shared on those pathways.

Drop-ins are welcome, signing-up in advance is encouraged. Please visit the Admissions Workshop webpage to RSVP.

Tie One On Tuesdays: Fly-tying at Emerald Water Anglers
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for fly tying and beer at Emerald Water Anglers!

Dark and rainy days mean fly tying season is upon us. So join our guides, staff, and guest tyers as we grab our favorite brew and teach a variety of patterns for trout, steelhead, and the Puget Sound. Don’t miss out as these classes are a ton of fun and fill up fast!

We are making some exciting changes to the fly tying classes this year. As you will see, we have invited several guest tyers to teach this year, and each event is posted with the name of the fly, the instructor, and the difficulty so you will be able to pick and chose which evenings you would like to attend based on your interest and skill level. Please use the links (below) to sign up for each class. Space is limited; therefore, only those who have completed the online payment process will be included. – $20/BYOB

Thank you for all the support we have had for these tying classes. As a shop, we couldn’t be more excited about the growing community of fly tyers!

Tie One On Schedule

Please click on the fly name to register for the class

November 13th- Slumpbuster, trout spey (Caldwell)- Beginner difficulty

December 11th- Fish Taco, Steelhead (Cole Cook)- Advanced difficulty, guest tyer

January 8th- Wiggle Minnow, Sea-run (Ben)- Beginner difficulty

February 5th- Sea Run Bugger, Sea Run (Cole Leishman)- Intermediate difficulty

February 19th- Intruder style, Steelhead (Joe Rutter)- Expert difficulty, guest tyer

March 5th- Fun tying competition, (All the guides and staff)

4502 42nd Ave SW, Ste A
206-708-7250
shop@emeraldwateranglers.com
www.emeraldwateranglers.com

Dec
12
Wed
2018
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Dec
13
Thu
2018
Free play space for kids @ West Seattle Church of the Nazarene
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9 am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church is opening its nursery area, free, to parents, grandparents, and caregivers who want to bring in their little ones to play. Free. Beverages provided. Wi-Fi too. More backstory here.

South Seattle College Aviation Programs Open House
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Aviation Open House
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018
Time: 6 -7 p.m.
Location: South Seattle College, TEC-Room 127 (campus map)

South Seattle College’s Aeronautical Technology department, including the Aviation Maintenance Technology degree program, will be holding an open house from 6-7 p.m. in TEC 127. Meet with Aeronautical Technology department staff and faculty, learn more about the application process and discover funding resources for college!

Student Aid Application Support Night @ West Seattle High School
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Parents and seniors from West Seattle High School, Chief Sealth
International High School, and neighboring schools are invited to
attend this support night to complete their 2019-2020 FAFSA or WASFA.

This is the first step to receive financial aid for college. All
students are encouraged to complete this step regardless of income.

Individuals who would like to begin their FAFSA or WASFA should come
prepared with the following information for both the student and
parent(s):

  • Email address
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Mailing address and telephone number
  • Driver’s license or state issued identification card (non-mandatory)
  • Tax forms for the year 2017, if you filed taxes
  • W2’s, if married filing jointly or you did not file taxes
  • Other income (received or paid) for 2017
  • Current savings and checking account balances
  • List of all schools you will be applying to
Dec
16
Sun
2018
St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church’s Adult Forums for Fall 2018
Dec 16 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Advent Practices for Anyone, with The Rev. Kate Wesch, and Katie Bucy

Preparing for Christmas can feel more frenzied than fun, especially when we have unrealistic expectations of ourselves and lose sight of what we are celebrating. Come explore ways you can prepare intentionally for Christmas by observing Advent practices. A variety of options will be discussed for families of all sizes and stages of development.

****

The Rev. Kate Wesch is the Rector of St. John the Baptist.

Katie Bucy is a lifelong Episcopalian, raised at St. Paul’s Episcopal Seattle in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. She is a graduate of Education for Ministry (EfM) and a former co-mentor of an EfM class that met at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Before retirement Katie was an Early Intervention Specialist at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, working with students who struggled academically. At St. John the Baptist, Katie is a member of the Adult Formation Team, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. When her sons were young she taught them to observe Advent.

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Sunday, December 2, 9:15-10:00 am, Wendell Berry: On Matters of Simplicity, with Karen Glover

God’s earthly creation is fashioned in exquisite balance, but it can be and has been disrupted by unbalanced human behavior. Literature, whether story, poetry, or essay is one of the most particular and effective ways of being present in and relating to the material world that God so loved. At its best, it inspires action towards a loving relationship with God’s Creation. In this session, we will explore one modern American writer’s literary reflections on these profound issues.The works of Wendell Berry are beautifully rendered, hard-hitting, and heart breaking as truth often can be. Quote from Kari: Wendell Berry speaks to my heart because he sees and shows all of the complexity of human beings and obviously loves his people, both real and literary, in the most honest, honorable way I can imagine, very much as we aspire to do as Christians.

****

Kari Glover is a longtime member of Epiphany Parish. Now retired, she was a corporate lawyer based in Seattle for several decades. The daughter of a Montana rancher and farmer, philosophy major in college, and 25-year volunteer board member with public libraries, she is an avid and appreciative reader.

=================

Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:15-10:00 am, Introduction to Underhill House/Silence, with the Rev. Susan Dean

Underhill House:

Imagine a place of quiet, where people can slip in; let down and relax; sit undisturbed in meditation, reflection or prayer; and then leave as they are ready.
Imagine a place of hospitality, where trained listeners can help people find their way; not get in the way, but be there, truly present.

Imagine a place of welcome, where people of faith or no faith can seek and discover the presence of the holy in their lives.

Our need for silence in a noisy world is growing. The Rev. Susan Dean, Founder and Executive Director of Underhill House, will introduce us to this ministry which provides a quiet place to pause for prayer on Capitol Hill. In the season of Advent, join us to reflect about silence, listening, and making meaning in our lives. Besides developing this emerging ministry, Susan serves as a spiritual director and has gifts in discernment, women’s spirituality, and healing ministry.

=======================

December 16, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Joseph, the Father of Jesus, with Ken Duvall

Join long-time SJB parishioner, Ken Duvall, as he guides us in exploring Joseph, the Father of Jesus, through Adam Hamilton’s book, Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph.

A summary of the book reads: “From his beginnings as a humble carpenter to his all-important role as the earthly father of Jesus Christ, Joseph’s place in the nativity story is sometimes overlooked but contains valuable lessons for all of us. Join Adam Hamilton as he examines Christmas through the eyes of Joseph. Absent from much of the biblical narrative, Joseph never spoke a word, but his courageous actions were crucial to the birth of Christ and God’s salvation plan for humanity.”

Per Ken, people attending the class should not feel obligated to buy or read the book.

****

Ken Duvall has been a member of St. John the Baptist for many years. He’s been involved in Books and Bricks, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. Ken is an EfM (Education for Ministry) graduate and is involved in Stephen Ministries. In his spare time Ken is a regular volunteer at the Center for Wooden Boats.

=============================

Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Books and Bricks, St. John’s Mission to Africa, with Janet Johnson, Paul Dahlke, and Mary Mac

St. John the Baptist has had a connection with Mulundi Village, Kenya, since 2004 when the parish partnered with Mulundi Village to build an Anglican church, St. James Batavia. Since then this ministry has expanded to outreach to Mulundi Primary School and several secondary schools in the area. Some of the missioners visiting Kenya this past July will speak about their experiences, including teaching, visiting schools, worshiping in the local church, and distributing the pencil cases made by SJB’s Arts and Crafts Co-op.

**

Janet Johnson grew up in Mulundi Village. Her parents valued education highly and ensured she had an opportunity to pursue higher education. Many others were not as fortunate, and Janet and her husband, Mike, are both committed to helping provide a future for children in Africa.

Br. Paul is a Life Professed Friar in the Order of St. Francis an Anglican Franciscan Religious Order. He has also completed a pilgrimage to the Holy Land as well as a mission trip to Mulundi, Kenya with the Books and Bricks organization.

Mary Mac is a working art teacher and artist. Printmaking is her medium of choice. She has also completed pilgrimages to Assisi and the Holy Land, and just returned from teaching art in the primary school in Mulundi, Kenya.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Dec
17
Mon
2018
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Dec 17 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Dec
18
Tue
2018
Free play space for kids @ West Seattle Church of the Nazarene
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9 am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church is opening its nursery area, free, to parents, grandparents, and caregivers who want to bring in their little ones to play. Free. Beverages provided. Wi-Fi too. More backstory here.

Dec
19
Wed
2018
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Dec
20
Thu
2018
Free play space for kids @ West Seattle Church of the Nazarene
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

9 am-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the church is opening its nursery area, free, to parents, grandparents, and caregivers who want to bring in their little ones to play. Free. Beverages provided. Wi-Fi too. More backstory here.

Dec
23
Sun
2018
St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church’s Adult Forums for Fall 2018
Dec 23 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Advent Practices for Anyone, with The Rev. Kate Wesch, and Katie Bucy

Preparing for Christmas can feel more frenzied than fun, especially when we have unrealistic expectations of ourselves and lose sight of what we are celebrating. Come explore ways you can prepare intentionally for Christmas by observing Advent practices. A variety of options will be discussed for families of all sizes and stages of development.

****

The Rev. Kate Wesch is the Rector of St. John the Baptist.

Katie Bucy is a lifelong Episcopalian, raised at St. Paul’s Episcopal Seattle in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. She is a graduate of Education for Ministry (EfM) and a former co-mentor of an EfM class that met at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Before retirement Katie was an Early Intervention Specialist at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, working with students who struggled academically. At St. John the Baptist, Katie is a member of the Adult Formation Team, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. When her sons were young she taught them to observe Advent.

==============

Sunday, December 2, 9:15-10:00 am, Wendell Berry: On Matters of Simplicity, with Karen Glover

God’s earthly creation is fashioned in exquisite balance, but it can be and has been disrupted by unbalanced human behavior. Literature, whether story, poetry, or essay is one of the most particular and effective ways of being present in and relating to the material world that God so loved. At its best, it inspires action towards a loving relationship with God’s Creation. In this session, we will explore one modern American writer’s literary reflections on these profound issues.The works of Wendell Berry are beautifully rendered, hard-hitting, and heart breaking as truth often can be. Quote from Kari: Wendell Berry speaks to my heart because he sees and shows all of the complexity of human beings and obviously loves his people, both real and literary, in the most honest, honorable way I can imagine, very much as we aspire to do as Christians.

****

Kari Glover is a longtime member of Epiphany Parish. Now retired, she was a corporate lawyer based in Seattle for several decades. The daughter of a Montana rancher and farmer, philosophy major in college, and 25-year volunteer board member with public libraries, she is an avid and appreciative reader.

=================

Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:15-10:00 am, Introduction to Underhill House/Silence, with the Rev. Susan Dean

Underhill House:

Imagine a place of quiet, where people can slip in; let down and relax; sit undisturbed in meditation, reflection or prayer; and then leave as they are ready.
Imagine a place of hospitality, where trained listeners can help people find their way; not get in the way, but be there, truly present.

Imagine a place of welcome, where people of faith or no faith can seek and discover the presence of the holy in their lives.

Our need for silence in a noisy world is growing. The Rev. Susan Dean, Founder and Executive Director of Underhill House, will introduce us to this ministry which provides a quiet place to pause for prayer on Capitol Hill. In the season of Advent, join us to reflect about silence, listening, and making meaning in our lives. Besides developing this emerging ministry, Susan serves as a spiritual director and has gifts in discernment, women’s spirituality, and healing ministry.

=======================

December 16, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Joseph, the Father of Jesus, with Ken Duvall

Join long-time SJB parishioner, Ken Duvall, as he guides us in exploring Joseph, the Father of Jesus, through Adam Hamilton’s book, Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph.

A summary of the book reads: “From his beginnings as a humble carpenter to his all-important role as the earthly father of Jesus Christ, Joseph’s place in the nativity story is sometimes overlooked but contains valuable lessons for all of us. Join Adam Hamilton as he examines Christmas through the eyes of Joseph. Absent from much of the biblical narrative, Joseph never spoke a word, but his courageous actions were crucial to the birth of Christ and God’s salvation plan for humanity.”

Per Ken, people attending the class should not feel obligated to buy or read the book.

****

Ken Duvall has been a member of St. John the Baptist for many years. He’s been involved in Books and Bricks, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. Ken is an EfM (Education for Ministry) graduate and is involved in Stephen Ministries. In his spare time Ken is a regular volunteer at the Center for Wooden Boats.

=============================

Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Books and Bricks, St. John’s Mission to Africa, with Janet Johnson, Paul Dahlke, and Mary Mac

St. John the Baptist has had a connection with Mulundi Village, Kenya, since 2004 when the parish partnered with Mulundi Village to build an Anglican church, St. James Batavia. Since then this ministry has expanded to outreach to Mulundi Primary School and several secondary schools in the area. Some of the missioners visiting Kenya this past July will speak about their experiences, including teaching, visiting schools, worshiping in the local church, and distributing the pencil cases made by SJB’s Arts and Crafts Co-op.

**

Janet Johnson grew up in Mulundi Village. Her parents valued education highly and ensured she had an opportunity to pursue higher education. Many others were not as fortunate, and Janet and her husband, Mike, are both committed to helping provide a future for children in Africa.

Br. Paul is a Life Professed Friar in the Order of St. Francis an Anglican Franciscan Religious Order. He has also completed a pilgrimage to the Holy Land as well as a mission trip to Mulundi, Kenya with the Books and Bricks organization.

Mary Mac is a working art teacher and artist. Printmaking is her medium of choice. She has also completed pilgrimages to Assisi and the Holy Land, and just returned from teaching art in the primary school in Mulundi, Kenya.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Dec
24
Mon
2018
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Dec 24 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group

Ongoing

4th Monday of the month

10 am-12 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join our La Leche League meetings on the 4th Monday of every month from 10 am-12 pm. La Leche League is a breastfeeding support group for new parents. Children and partners are welcome.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Dec
26
Wed
2018
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Dec
30
Sun
2018
St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church’s Adult Forums for Fall 2018
Dec 30 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Advent Practices for Anyone, with The Rev. Kate Wesch, and Katie Bucy

Preparing for Christmas can feel more frenzied than fun, especially when we have unrealistic expectations of ourselves and lose sight of what we are celebrating. Come explore ways you can prepare intentionally for Christmas by observing Advent practices. A variety of options will be discussed for families of all sizes and stages of development.

****

The Rev. Kate Wesch is the Rector of St. John the Baptist.

Katie Bucy is a lifelong Episcopalian, raised at St. Paul’s Episcopal Seattle in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. She is a graduate of Education for Ministry (EfM) and a former co-mentor of an EfM class that met at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Before retirement Katie was an Early Intervention Specialist at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, working with students who struggled academically. At St. John the Baptist, Katie is a member of the Adult Formation Team, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. When her sons were young she taught them to observe Advent.

==============

Sunday, December 2, 9:15-10:00 am, Wendell Berry: On Matters of Simplicity, with Karen Glover

God’s earthly creation is fashioned in exquisite balance, but it can be and has been disrupted by unbalanced human behavior. Literature, whether story, poetry, or essay is one of the most particular and effective ways of being present in and relating to the material world that God so loved. At its best, it inspires action towards a loving relationship with God’s Creation. In this session, we will explore one modern American writer’s literary reflections on these profound issues.The works of Wendell Berry are beautifully rendered, hard-hitting, and heart breaking as truth often can be. Quote from Kari: Wendell Berry speaks to my heart because he sees and shows all of the complexity of human beings and obviously loves his people, both real and literary, in the most honest, honorable way I can imagine, very much as we aspire to do as Christians.

****

Kari Glover is a longtime member of Epiphany Parish. Now retired, she was a corporate lawyer based in Seattle for several decades. The daughter of a Montana rancher and farmer, philosophy major in college, and 25-year volunteer board member with public libraries, she is an avid and appreciative reader.

=================

Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:15-10:00 am, Introduction to Underhill House/Silence, with the Rev. Susan Dean

Underhill House:

Imagine a place of quiet, where people can slip in; let down and relax; sit undisturbed in meditation, reflection or prayer; and then leave as they are ready.
Imagine a place of hospitality, where trained listeners can help people find their way; not get in the way, but be there, truly present.

Imagine a place of welcome, where people of faith or no faith can seek and discover the presence of the holy in their lives.

Our need for silence in a noisy world is growing. The Rev. Susan Dean, Founder and Executive Director of Underhill House, will introduce us to this ministry which provides a quiet place to pause for prayer on Capitol Hill. In the season of Advent, join us to reflect about silence, listening, and making meaning in our lives. Besides developing this emerging ministry, Susan serves as a spiritual director and has gifts in discernment, women’s spirituality, and healing ministry.

=======================

December 16, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Joseph, the Father of Jesus, with Ken Duvall

Join long-time SJB parishioner, Ken Duvall, as he guides us in exploring Joseph, the Father of Jesus, through Adam Hamilton’s book, Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph.

A summary of the book reads: “From his beginnings as a humble carpenter to his all-important role as the earthly father of Jesus Christ, Joseph’s place in the nativity story is sometimes overlooked but contains valuable lessons for all of us. Join Adam Hamilton as he examines Christmas through the eyes of Joseph. Absent from much of the biblical narrative, Joseph never spoke a word, but his courageous actions were crucial to the birth of Christ and God’s salvation plan for humanity.”

Per Ken, people attending the class should not feel obligated to buy or read the book.

****

Ken Duvall has been a member of St. John the Baptist for many years. He’s been involved in Books and Bricks, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. Ken is an EfM (Education for Ministry) graduate and is involved in Stephen Ministries. In his spare time Ken is a regular volunteer at the Center for Wooden Boats.

=============================

Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Books and Bricks, St. John’s Mission to Africa, with Janet Johnson, Paul Dahlke, and Mary Mac

St. John the Baptist has had a connection with Mulundi Village, Kenya, since 2004 when the parish partnered with Mulundi Village to build an Anglican church, St. James Batavia. Since then this ministry has expanded to outreach to Mulundi Primary School and several secondary schools in the area. Some of the missioners visiting Kenya this past July will speak about their experiences, including teaching, visiting schools, worshiping in the local church, and distributing the pencil cases made by SJB’s Arts and Crafts Co-op.

**

Janet Johnson grew up in Mulundi Village. Her parents valued education highly and ensured she had an opportunity to pursue higher education. Many others were not as fortunate, and Janet and her husband, Mike, are both committed to helping provide a future for children in Africa.

Br. Paul is a Life Professed Friar in the Order of St. Francis an Anglican Franciscan Religious Order. He has also completed a pilgrimage to the Holy Land as well as a mission trip to Mulundi, Kenya with the Books and Bricks organization.

Mary Mac is a working art teacher and artist. Printmaking is her medium of choice. She has also completed pilgrimages to Assisi and the Holy Land, and just returned from teaching art in the primary school in Mulundi, Kenya.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Dec 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Dec
31
Mon
2018
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Dec 31 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Jan
1
Tue
2019
West Seattle Bike Connections meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Check WSBC’s website for updates. Standing info:

West Seattle Bike Connections monthly meeting
From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW

We are working on making it safer and more enjoyable to bike and walk in West Seattle, and to surrounding neighborhoods and downtown. Come join us to plan activities and advocate for sustainable, healthy transportation.

Jan
2
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Jan 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Jan
6
Sun
2019
St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church’s Adult Forums for Fall 2018
Jan 6 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Advent Practices for Anyone, with The Rev. Kate Wesch, and Katie Bucy

Preparing for Christmas can feel more frenzied than fun, especially when we have unrealistic expectations of ourselves and lose sight of what we are celebrating. Come explore ways you can prepare intentionally for Christmas by observing Advent practices. A variety of options will be discussed for families of all sizes and stages of development.

****

The Rev. Kate Wesch is the Rector of St. John the Baptist.

Katie Bucy is a lifelong Episcopalian, raised at St. Paul’s Episcopal Seattle in the Anglo-Catholic tradition. She is a graduate of Education for Ministry (EfM) and a former co-mentor of an EfM class that met at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Before retirement Katie was an Early Intervention Specialist at Our Lady of Guadalupe School, working with students who struggled academically. At St. John the Baptist, Katie is a member of the Adult Formation Team, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. When her sons were young she taught them to observe Advent.

==============

Sunday, December 2, 9:15-10:00 am, Wendell Berry: On Matters of Simplicity, with Karen Glover

God’s earthly creation is fashioned in exquisite balance, but it can be and has been disrupted by unbalanced human behavior. Literature, whether story, poetry, or essay is one of the most particular and effective ways of being present in and relating to the material world that God so loved. At its best, it inspires action towards a loving relationship with God’s Creation. In this session, we will explore one modern American writer’s literary reflections on these profound issues.The works of Wendell Berry are beautifully rendered, hard-hitting, and heart breaking as truth often can be. Quote from Kari: Wendell Berry speaks to my heart because he sees and shows all of the complexity of human beings and obviously loves his people, both real and literary, in the most honest, honorable way I can imagine, very much as we aspire to do as Christians.

****

Kari Glover is a longtime member of Epiphany Parish. Now retired, she was a corporate lawyer based in Seattle for several decades. The daughter of a Montana rancher and farmer, philosophy major in college, and 25-year volunteer board member with public libraries, she is an avid and appreciative reader.

=================

Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:15-10:00 am, Introduction to Underhill House/Silence, with the Rev. Susan Dean

Underhill House:

Imagine a place of quiet, where people can slip in; let down and relax; sit undisturbed in meditation, reflection or prayer; and then leave as they are ready.
Imagine a place of hospitality, where trained listeners can help people find their way; not get in the way, but be there, truly present.

Imagine a place of welcome, where people of faith or no faith can seek and discover the presence of the holy in their lives.

Our need for silence in a noisy world is growing. The Rev. Susan Dean, Founder and Executive Director of Underhill House, will introduce us to this ministry which provides a quiet place to pause for prayer on Capitol Hill. In the season of Advent, join us to reflect about silence, listening, and making meaning in our lives. Besides developing this emerging ministry, Susan serves as a spiritual director and has gifts in discernment, women’s spirituality, and healing ministry.

=======================

December 16, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Joseph, the Father of Jesus, with Ken Duvall

Join long-time SJB parishioner, Ken Duvall, as he guides us in exploring Joseph, the Father of Jesus, through Adam Hamilton’s book, Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph.

A summary of the book reads: “From his beginnings as a humble carpenter to his all-important role as the earthly father of Jesus Christ, Joseph’s place in the nativity story is sometimes overlooked but contains valuable lessons for all of us. Join Adam Hamilton as he examines Christmas through the eyes of Joseph. Absent from much of the biblical narrative, Joseph never spoke a word, but his courageous actions were crucial to the birth of Christ and God’s salvation plan for humanity.”

Per Ken, people attending the class should not feel obligated to buy or read the book.

****

Ken Duvall has been a member of St. John the Baptist for many years. He’s been involved in Books and Bricks, is a Eucharistic Minister, and a Lector. Ken is an EfM (Education for Ministry) graduate and is involved in Stephen Ministries. In his spare time Ken is a regular volunteer at the Center for Wooden Boats.

=============================

Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:15-10:00 am, Books and Bricks, St. John’s Mission to Africa, with Janet Johnson, Paul Dahlke, and Mary Mac

St. John the Baptist has had a connection with Mulundi Village, Kenya, since 2004 when the parish partnered with Mulundi Village to build an Anglican church, St. James Batavia. Since then this ministry has expanded to outreach to Mulundi Primary School and several secondary schools in the area. Some of the missioners visiting Kenya this past July will speak about their experiences, including teaching, visiting schools, worshiping in the local church, and distributing the pencil cases made by SJB’s Arts and Crafts Co-op.

**

Janet Johnson grew up in Mulundi Village. Her parents valued education highly and ensured she had an opportunity to pursue higher education. Many others were not as fortunate, and Janet and her husband, Mike, are both committed to helping provide a future for children in Africa.

Br. Paul is a Life Professed Friar in the Order of St. Francis an Anglican Franciscan Religious Order. He has also completed a pilgrimage to the Holy Land as well as a mission trip to Mulundi, Kenya with the Books and Bricks organization.

Mary Mac is a working art teacher and artist. Printmaking is her medium of choice. She has also completed pilgrimages to Assisi and the Holy Land, and just returned from teaching art in the primary school in Mulundi, Kenya.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jan
7
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Jan 7 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Jan
8
Tue
2019
West Seattle Bike Connections meeting – JANUARY 2019 @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

January 2019, second Tuesday because of holiday. Standing info:

West Seattle Bike Connections monthly meeting
From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW

We are working on making it safer and more enjoyable to bike and walk in West Seattle, and to surrounding neighborhoods and downtown. Come join us to plan activities and advocate for sustainable, healthy transportation.

Tie One On Tuesdays: Fly-tying at Emerald Water Anglers
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for fly tying and beer at Emerald Water Anglers!

Dark and rainy days mean fly tying season is upon us. So join our guides, staff, and guest tyers as we grab our favorite brew and teach a variety of patterns for trout, steelhead, and the Puget Sound. Don’t miss out as these classes are a ton of fun and fill up fast!

We are making some exciting changes to the fly tying classes this year. As you will see, we have invited several guest tyers to teach this year, and each event is posted with the name of the fly, the instructor, and the difficulty so you will be able to pick and chose which evenings you would like to attend based on your interest and skill level. Please use the links (below) to sign up for each class. Space is limited; therefore, only those who have completed the online payment process will be included. – $20/BYOB

Thank you for all the support we have had for these tying classes. As a shop, we couldn’t be more excited about the growing community of fly tyers!

Tie One On Schedule

Please click on the fly name to register for the class

November 13th- Slumpbuster, trout spey (Caldwell)- Beginner difficulty

December 11th- Fish Taco, Steelhead (Cole Cook)- Advanced difficulty, guest tyer

January 8th- Wiggle Minnow, Sea-run (Ben)- Beginner difficulty

February 5th- Sea Run Bugger, Sea Run (Cole Leishman)- Intermediate difficulty

February 19th- Intruder style, Steelhead (Joe Rutter)- Expert difficulty, guest tyer

March 5th- Fun tying competition, (All the guides and staff)

4502 42nd Ave SW, Ste A
206-708-7250
shop@emeraldwateranglers.com
www.emeraldwateranglers.com

Jan
9
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Jan
12
Sat
2019
Co-op Preschool Block Building Party & Open House @ Tibbetts United Methodist Church
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

At Tibbetts United Methodist Church (WSB sponsor):

How many ways can your 2-4 year-old learn…

-engineering
-social skills
-math
-spatial reasoning
-friendship
…all while playing together?

Bring your little ones and come play at Admiral Co-op’s Block Building Party & Open House. We’ll have several classrooms at Tibbetts United Methodist Church set up with various block-themed challenges for your 2-4 year-old to enjoy for free! (Older siblings are welcome to join in as well!) We’ll also have plenty of information about our parent education program run from South Seattle College, co-op preschools in general, and Admiral’s curriculum and wonderful teachers. Open enrollment begins next month! http://admiralpreschool.org/

Open House–Community School of West Seattle @ Community School of West Seattle
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come see the school behind the Rainbow Fence!

Our open houses are child-free opportunities for you to explore our
school, see our classrooms, talk to our teachers, and learn about our
school’s approach to learning.

After you have had the chance to see our space and ask questions, you
will be able to schedule an observation for you and your child to come
in together one morning and experience the school in action.

Serving children ages 3-5 and their families since 2005.
We accept DSHS, CCAP, and have an in-house scholarship program.

White Center Co-Op Preschool Open House and Dinosaur Play Date @ White Center Co-Op Preschool (Mt. View Presbyterian Church)
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We are having an open house and dinosaur play date at the White Center Cooperative Playschool (formerly Arbor Heights Playschool).

Looking for a high-quality preschool? Have a little one aged 2-5?

Come dig deep into our curriculum with lots of STEAM-based activities for your preschool-aged
Brush off your play skills with our experienced team of educators.

Discover how our unique programs benefits your whole family!

Jan
13
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

A Child Becomes Preschool open house
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A Child Become Preschool (WSB sponsor) Open House

We are a West Seattle preschool serving students ages 2 1/2 – 5 years old. Please join us anytime during our second open house of the year, Sunday, January 13 from 2:00-4:00 PM. We welcome you to bring your children, visit our school and tour through our classrooms. Teachers and administrators are on hand to share information about our curriculum and approach, describe a typical day and answer your questions. We are now enrolling for the upcoming school year beginning in September 2019.

Visit our website for more information about our school: achildbecomes.org

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jan
14
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Jan 14 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

West Seattle Preschool Fair 2019 @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Jan 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, January 14, 2019 – WSPA Preschool Fair
Location: St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church

Time: 5:30 – 7:30

Free Admission and Children Welcome!

Families please REGISTER HERE!

More info here: Fair Details

westseattlepreschoolassociation.com

Tilden School Open House for Prospective Parents
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

At Tilden School (WSB sponsor):

Saturday, November 3, 10 am to noon

Monday, January 14, 6:30 to 8 pm

We invite interested families to our first open house of the school year; tour the classrooms, and chat with the teachers and specialists who make Tilden extraordinary.

Location: Tilden School

4105 California Ave SW

On the corner of California and Dakota, we are located in (but not affiliated with) the First Lutheran Church of West Seattle – their back door is our front door!

Enter on west side of building, across from the south end of the parking lot.

tildenschool.org

Cottage Grove neighborhood meeting – POSTPONED @ Delridge Library
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This meeting has been postponed to TBA date.

Cottage Grove neighborhood meeting

Monday, 1/14/19 @ 7 -8 PM – Delridge Library Community Room

Jan
15
Tue
2019
Preschool Open House at Hope Lutheran School
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm

Preschool Open House – Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Looking for a preschool? We got you covered! Hope offers a play-based program for 3 and 4 year-olds, providing full and part time options. Bring your preschooler to explore the classrooms and meet the teachers. Please call the school office at 935-8500 or email admissions@hopeseattle.org for more information.

Jan
16
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Westside Drama Club production of ‘Clue’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Clue
Student Directed by Isabella Hale

Dates:
January 16, 17, 18 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 at the door – no reservation required!

Synopsis:
On a dark and stormy night, six unique guests, plus a butler and a maid, assemble for a dinner party at the home of Mr. Boddy. When their host turns up dead, it is clear that no one is safe! Soon the guests are racing to find the killer and keep the body count from stacking up. Based on the popular board game and adapted from the cult classic film, Clue is the comedy whodunit that will keep you guessing (and laughing) to the very end.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Jan
17
Thu
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘Clue’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Clue
Student Directed by Isabella Hale

Dates:
January 16, 17, 18 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 at the door – no reservation required!

Synopsis:
On a dark and stormy night, six unique guests, plus a butler and a maid, assemble for a dinner party at the home of Mr. Boddy. When their host turns up dead, it is clear that no one is safe! Soon the guests are racing to find the killer and keep the body count from stacking up. Based on the popular board game and adapted from the cult classic film, Clue is the comedy whodunit that will keep you guessing (and laughing) to the very end.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Jan
18
Fri
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘Clue’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Clue
Student Directed by Isabella Hale

Dates:
January 16, 17, 18 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 at the door – no reservation required!

Synopsis:
On a dark and stormy night, six unique guests, plus a butler and a maid, assemble for a dinner party at the home of Mr. Boddy. When their host turns up dead, it is clear that no one is safe! Soon the guests are racing to find the killer and keep the body count from stacking up. Based on the popular board game and adapted from the cult classic film, Clue is the comedy whodunit that will keep you guessing (and laughing) to the very end.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Jan
20
Sun
2019
Cometa Playschool Open House
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cometa Playschool is having an Open House this Sunday, January 20th 10 am to 1 pm. Come see our new space, meet our instructors and learn more about our preschool and preK Spanish Immersion programs. We are conveniently located at 4311 SW Admiral Way in the Admiral District. For more information please visit COMETA SEATTLE or call 206 353-6781 – Nos vemos!

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jan
21
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Jan 21 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Restorative Justice and Healing @ Youngstown Theater
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for Restorative Justice and Healing, our MLK Day of Service event in partnership with United Way of King County. Childcare and community dinner are provided.

In honoring Dr. King on this day of service, DNDA will engage Delridge and surrounding communities in constructive conversation about how race and justice influence each other in modern-day America. In examining what it means to have justice, this event will bring together neighbors of all ethnicities and races to bridge our differences and communicate through a restorative justice approach.

Utilizing the peacemaking circle, participants will engage in a non-hierarchical discussion and learn through the collective wisdom embedded in the stories and lived experiences of all participants.

This event will include a screening of the film Healing Justice, which explores the causes and consequences of the U.S. justice system and its effect on marginalized communities.

Local service-based organizations will be invited to participate and advocate for the resources they provide—including organizations like Hate Free Delridge and Young Women Empowered. Following the event, all participants and volunteers will be invited to continue discussing over a community dinner.

Please register here by Jan 18, 2019.

Guardian Nomination Workshop @ Lil'Bug Studio
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Who will take care of your kids if something happens to you?

During the workshop, attorney Jenny Ling will guide you through the process of nominating guardians for your children.

You will complete documentation to nominate guardians for your children, it is ESSENTIAL that both parents attend.

Appetizers and refreshments will be provided

Location: Lil’Bug Studio, 10007 13th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146
When: Monday January 21, 2019 from 6-8 pm & Sunday January 27th from 4-6 pm
Fee: $50 per couple
Register at www.jennylinglaw.com/register-for-a-workshop/

Jan
22
Tue
2019
Fairmount Park Elementary PTA meeting
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm

From the Fairmount Park Elementary PTA website:

Fairmount Park Elementary PTA General Membership Meetings

We need help from all of our parents and teachers to continue raising funds to support school initiatives. By becoming a member of PTA and attending meetings, parents can also stay informed of the events and decisions taking place at our school. We strongly encourage everyone to renew or start a new membership for only $15 per person.

To join, simply attend our next PTA meeting or register online (http://www.fpepta.org). This gives you a vote (voice) on how your fundraising dollars are spent towards our amazing programs: music & art, enhanced assemblies, the Backpack program, student wellness, parent education events, and much more.

General Membership Meetings for the 2018/19 school year will take place at the school cafeteria, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

All are welcome to attend. Child-care services will likely be available for these meetings. Contact board@fpepta.org with questions.

Date/Time(s)
Monday, September 17, 2018 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday, March 18, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday, May 20, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Jan
23
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Jan
25
Fri
2019
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Elementary Tours
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

STEM K-8 will be hosting school tours this coming January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group.

Open Houses
STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school families. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Middle School Open House will take place on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00–7:00 pm
Elementary Open House will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00–7:00 pm

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 9:00–10:30 am on the following dates:

January 22
January 25
January 29
February 1
February 5

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Middle School Tours
For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 29
February 1

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Jan
27
Sun
2019
Our Lady of Guadalupe School Open House
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

When:
Sunday, January 27th, 9 am – 1 pm

Where:
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School
3401 SW Myrtle

Contact:
(206) 935-0651
guadalupe-school.org/open-house-jan-27th-2019/

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Holy Family Bilingual Catholic School Open House
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Holy Family Bilingual School
Open House

Sunday, January 27th, 2019
10:30 am – 2 pm
9615 20th Ave SW

Looking for an affordable, safe, academics and language focused school?
Come see what we are all about, learn about our programs, and enjoy food, ruffles and fun activities with your family.

Holy Rosary School Open House @ Holy Rosary School
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Guardian Nomination Workshop @ Lil'Bug Studio
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Who will take care of your kids if something happens to you?

During the workshop, attorney Jenny Ling will guide you through the process of nominating guardians for your children.

You will complete documentation to nominate guardians for your children, it is ESSENTIAL that both parents attend.

Appetizers and refreshments will be provided

Location: Lil’Bug Studio, 10007 13th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146
When: Sunday January 27th from 4-6 pm
Fee: $50 per couple
Register at www.jennylinglaw.com/register-for-a-workshop/

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Jan
28
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Jan 28 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group

Ongoing

4th Monday of the month

10 am-12 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join our La Leche League meetings on the 4th Monday of every month from 10 am-12 pm. La Leche League is a breastfeeding support group for new parents. Children and partners are welcome.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Jan
29
Tue
2019
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Elementary Tours
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

STEM K-8 will be hosting school tours this coming January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group.

Open Houses
STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school families. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Middle School Open House will take place on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00–7:00 pm
Elementary Open House will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00–7:00 pm

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 9:00–10:30 am on the following dates:

January 22
January 25
January 29
February 1
February 5

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Middle School Tours
For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 29
February 1

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Middle School Open Houses
Jan 29 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am

STEM K-8 will be hosting school tours this coming January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group.

Open Houses
STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school families. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Middle School Open House will take place on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00–7:00 pm
Elementary Open House will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00–7:00 pm

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 9:00–10:30 am on the following dates:

January 22
January 25
January 29
February 1
February 5

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Middle School Tours
For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 29
February 1

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Jan
30
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Jan
31
Thu
2019
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Open Houses
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

STEM K-8 will be hosting school tours this coming January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group.

Open Houses
STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school families. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Middle School Open House will take place on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00–7:00 pm
Elementary Open House will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00–7:00 pm

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 9:00–10:30 am on the following dates:

January 22
January 25
January 29
February 1
February 5

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Middle School Tours
For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 29
February 1

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Denny International Middle School Evening Open House
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Evening Open House for Prospective New Families: Thursday, January 31 starting at 6:30 p.m. Following the presentation, guests will have the opportunity to meet teachers and staff.

Seattle Lutheran High School Open House
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Seattle Lutheran High School Open House: Thursday, January 31, 7:00-8:30 pm

Seattle Lutheran High School has a unique approach to education. Join us for our Open House on Thursday, January 31 from 7:00-8:30 pm, featuring a look at the exciting courses offered during J-Term including our environmental science trip to Costa Rica. Tour our school, as well as meet faculty, administration and students. We are located at 4100 SW Genesee Street, Seattle, WA 98116. Please RSVP below by completing and submitting the form below. If you have questions please contact Rachel Bigliardi (rbigliardi@seattlelutheran.org) in the Admission Office or visit our website at www.seattlelutheran.org

https://www.seattlelutheran.org/rsvp-open-house

Feb
1
Fri
2019
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Elementary Tours
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

STEM K-8 will be hosting school tours this coming January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group.

Open Houses
STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school families. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Middle School Open House will take place on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00–7:00 pm
Elementary Open House will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00–7:00 pm

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 9:00–10:30 am on the following dates:

January 22
January 25
January 29
February 1
February 5

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Middle School Tours
For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 29
February 1

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Middle School Open Houses
Feb 1 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am

STEM K-8 will be hosting school tours this coming January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group.

Open Houses
STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school families. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Middle School Open House will take place on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00–7:00 pm
Elementary Open House will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00–7:00 pm

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 9:00–10:30 am on the following dates:

January 22
January 25
January 29
February 1
February 5

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Middle School Tours
For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 29
February 1

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Feb
2
Sat
2019
Chess Tournament @ West Seattle Elementary School
Feb 2 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

West Seattle Elementary School will host a state-qualifying chess tournament for children grades 1-5.

The tournament will take place in the school gym and cafeteria and will feature five rounds, each beginning approximately at 9:00am, 10:15am, 11:45pm, 1:00pm, 2:15pm.

The trophy presentation will take place at 3:30pm.

The tournament serves as a qualifier for the Washington State Elementary tournament. United States Chess Federation (USCF) membership is not required. The tournament is Northwest Scholastic Rating System (NWSRS) rated.

Registration is available at nwchessreg.

Site tour of 2000/2050 SW Orchard
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Site tour for Early Outreach for Design Review – 2000/2050 SW Orchard. All welcome.

Feb
3
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Superb Owl Party @ Parliament Tavern
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm

Parliament opens @ 2pm for the annual epic throw down between the folks from that one corner vs. the folks from that other corner. Hosted by Science Mike. 21+

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Feb
4
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Feb 4 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Feb
5
Tue
2019
West Seattle Bike Connections meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Check WSBC’s website for updates. Standing info:

West Seattle Bike Connections monthly meeting
From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW

We are working on making it safer and more enjoyable to bike and walk in West Seattle, and to surrounding neighborhoods and downtown. Come join us to plan activities and advocate for sustainable, healthy transportation.

Tie One On Tuesdays: Fly-tying at Emerald Water Anglers
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for fly tying and beer at Emerald Water Anglers!

Dark and rainy days mean fly tying season is upon us. So join our guides, staff, and guest tyers as we grab our favorite brew and teach a variety of patterns for trout, steelhead, and the Puget Sound. Don’t miss out as these classes are a ton of fun and fill up fast!

We are making some exciting changes to the fly tying classes this year. As you will see, we have invited several guest tyers to teach this year, and each event is posted with the name of the fly, the instructor, and the difficulty so you will be able to pick and chose which evenings you would like to attend based on your interest and skill level. Please use the links (below) to sign up for each class. Space is limited; therefore, only those who have completed the online payment process will be included. – $20/BYOB

Thank you for all the support we have had for these tying classes. As a shop, we couldn’t be more excited about the growing community of fly tyers!

Tie One On Schedule

Please click on the fly name to register for the class

November 13th- Slumpbuster, trout spey (Caldwell)- Beginner difficulty

December 11th- Fish Taco, Steelhead (Cole Cook)- Advanced difficulty, guest tyer

January 8th- Wiggle Minnow, Sea-run (Ben)- Beginner difficulty

February 5th- Sea Run Bugger, Sea Run (Cole Leishman)- Intermediate difficulty

February 19th- Intruder style, Steelhead (Joe Rutter)- Expert difficulty, guest tyer

March 5th- Fun tying competition, (All the guides and staff)

4502 42nd Ave SW, Ste A
206-708-7250
shop@emeraldwateranglers.com
www.emeraldwateranglers.com

Feb
6
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Feb
7
Thu
2019
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Open Houses
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

STEM K-8 will be hosting school tours this coming January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group.

Open Houses
STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school families. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Middle School Open House will take place on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00–7:00 pm
Elementary Open House will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00–7:00 pm

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 9:00–10:30 am on the following dates:

January 22
January 25
January 29
February 1
February 5

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Middle School Tours
For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 29
February 1

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Feb
9
Sat
2019
Open House–Community School of West Seattle @ Community School of West Seattle
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come see the school behind the Rainbow Fence!

Our open houses are child-free opportunities for you to explore our
school, see our classrooms, talk to our teachers, and learn about our
school’s approach to learning.

After you have had the chance to see our space and ask questions, you
will be able to schedule an observation for you and your child to come
in together one morning and experience the school in action.

Serving children ages 3-5 and their families since 2005.
We accept DSHS, CCAP, and have an in-house scholarship program.

Feb
10
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Feb
11
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Feb 11 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Feb
13
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Feb 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Feb
17
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Feb
18
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Feb 18 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Feb
20
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Feb
21
Thu
2019
9201 Delridge Way SW at SW Design Review Board @ Senior Center/Sisson Building
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

“Recommendations”-stage Design Review Board meeting for proposed self-storage facility at 9201 Delridge Way SW. Public comment period included.

Feb
22
Fri
2019
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Feb
23
Sat
2019
CNC Machining Information Session @ South Seattle College (Georgetown campus)
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

At South Seattle College (WSB sponsor):

CNC machines are radically changing the future of manufacturing. CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Technicians use computerized mills, lathes, grinders and drill presses to produce the complex, 3-D structures needed across industry. South’s intensive nine-month program provides the skills to enter and move up in this exciting field! Our Info Sessions at the Georgetown Campus allow students to tour the program space and meet their instructor. Open Houses also give prospective students the opportunity to register for their classes.

Sessions are located at South’s Georgetown Campus (map) in Building A, Room 122. Parking permits will be available.

Feb
24
Sun
2019
48th & Charlestown park meeting – new date @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

We need your input! Seattle Parks and Recreation is designing a new park at 48th Ave SW and SW Charlestown Landbanked site. Please stop by (new location: Senior Center of West Seattle) and provide your ideas for the development of this exciting new park.

Seattle Parks and Recreation purchased the property at 4801 SW Charlestown St to provide additional open space for the West Seattle community. Funding for this park project is provided by Seattle Park District.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Feb
25
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Feb 25 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group

Ongoing

4th Monday of the month

10 am-12 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join our La Leche League meetings on the 4th Monday of every month from 10 am-12 pm. La Leche League is a breastfeeding support group for new parents. Children and partners are welcome.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Feb
26
Tue
2019
NW Seaport Alliance meeting on Terminal 5 plan @ Sea-Tac Airport Conference Center
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019
9:00 AM PUBLIC START
The Conference Center at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Blvd.

Agenda and documents here:
http://portal.veconnect.us/AgendaViewer.aspx?p=nwseaportalliance&i=a9399198e4f68aae3a2a4e2faa56238f

Public comment period included

Feb
27
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Comment on West Seattle light rail @ ‘scoping’ open house @ Alki Masonic Center
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

West Seattle and Ballard Link Light Rail Extension West Seattle Scoping Open House

February 27, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Alki Masonic Center (4736 40th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116)

Contact: Sound Transit/Andrea Burnett, ST 206-903-7229 (general phone), wsblink@soundtransit.org

The West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions will provide fast, reliable light rail connections to dense residential and job centers throughout the region and add a new downtown Seattle light rail tunnel to add more capacity for the entire regional system.

Join us for the project’s formal scoping period to share your input on route and station alternatives Sound Transit is considering. Scoping is the next step in the environmental review process. Based on feedback gathered through the alternatives development process and the scoping comment period, the Sound Transit Board will identify a preferred alternative and other alternatives to study in the environmental impact statement (EIS).

The scoping comment period concludes on March 18, 2019.

As a part of scoping, you are invited to share your feedback at an open house. It’s an opportunity to:

· Learn about the project background, the process for identifying a preferred alternative and how community input has shaped project development to date

· Share your feedback on route and station locations, topics to study in the EIS and the project purpose and need

· Participate in small group discussions with your neighbors and share your insights with project staff

One of our events is in West Seattle at Alki Masonic Center (4736 40th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116). RSVP today at https://wsblink.participate.online/

Other ways to submit a formal scoping comment include:

· Visit the online open house: https://wsblink.participate.online

· Send an email to wsbscopingcomments@soundtransit.org

· Leave a voicemail at (833) WSB-COMM [or (833) 972-2666]

· Mail your comments to:

West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions
c/o Lauren Swift
Sound Transit
401 S Jackson St. Seattle, WA 98104

Read more about West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions here: https://www.soundtransit.org/Projects-and-Plans/west-seattle-and-ballard-link-extensions

Community briefing on Seattle Iron and Metals settlement @ South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition is co-hosting a Town hall with Puget SoundKepper on the recent Seattle Iron and Metals settlement that secured approximately $1M for improvements in the Duwamish River and surrounding communities. This town hall is a follow-up to the first townhall in August that was triggered by the barge fire last year.

Full announcement here.

Feb
28
Thu
2019
Community Input: Lowman Beach Park Seawall Project @ The Kenney
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

At The Kenney (WSB sponsor):

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide input on the preliminary design for the Lowman Beach Park seawall project. Lowman Beach Park is located just north of Lincoln Park at 7017 Beach Dr. SW.

The Lowman Beach Park seawall is failing and needs to be removed. As visitors to the park have seen, the existing seawall is slowly falling over/sliding towards the water. It is Seattle Parks and Recreation’s goal to remove the remaining seawall and continue the shoreline restoration work that began when the south half of the seawall failed in the mid-1990s.

In May 2017, together with Environmental Science Associates (ESA) design consultant, we presented design options. We hired ESA as a design consultant, as a follow-up to the feasibility study to continue the design process that began with the feasibility study. The design will take into consideration both the habitat benefits of the seawall removal and the coastal engineering ramifications of that seawall removal. Given the design constraints of the project, the existing tennis court will be removed. A remnant of Pelly Creek that currently flows under the seawall will be daylighted as part of the project.

West Seattle Junction RPZ public hearing @ Senior Center/Sisson Building
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Tell the city what you think about the proposed RPZ in the Junction – as previewed here.

Exploring Our Collective Memory: An Invitation to Reflect on U.S. History @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe Immigrant Ministry is excited to host Professor Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, PhD from the Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture at Seattle University on Thursday, February 28th at 7:00 p.m. in the School Hall.

Together, we will explore our collective memory with regards to our immigration history. Most of us in the U.S. today are either immigrants or the descendants of immigrants. With the exception of our Native American brothers and sisters and the descendants of enslaved free peoples from Africa, many of us or our forebears immigrated to this country seeking a better future and freedom from persecution, violence, or poverty. Reflecting on the history of U.S. immigration in light of Catholic Social Traditions can remind us why fighting for policies that honor the dignity of our migrant brothers and sisters is a matter of faith and a matter of justice.

The Opposite of Worry–Playful Parenting in Anxious Times @ Jerry M. Brockey Center at South Seattle College
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SSC Cooperative Preschools presents: The Opposite of Worry–Playful Parenting in Anxious Times.

Whether it’s the fear provoked by the monster in the closet or the dread that arises from new social situations, school, or sports, anxiety can be especially challenging and traumatizing for children. And since anxiety has a mind of its own, logic and reassurance often fail, leaving parents increasingly frustrated about how to help.

Dr. Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., is the author of Playful Parenting and The Opposite of Worry. He will discuss simple, effective strategies that build connection and dampen anxiety through fun, play, and empathy.

Mar
1
Fri
2019
West Seattle High School Big Band Dinner Dance @ WSHS
Mar 1 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm

The 7th Annual West Seattle High School Big Band Dinner Dance is coming up on March 1st. This is a fun evening of music, dancing, raffles, dinner, and appetizers. Music is provided by the WSHS Jazz Ensembles 1 and 2, the WSHS Orchestra, and the West Seattle Big Band. All food is prepared by the WSHS Culinary Arts Program. All proceeds benefit the music program and help us to provide travel scholarships, music coaching, and support the growth of our growing music program. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. They are available online (here).

Mar
2
Sat
2019
Southwest Little League in-person registration @ Steve Cox Memorial Park Log Cabin
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

One more chance to register in person for Southwest Little League, 9 am-noon this Saturday (March 2nd), at the Steve Cox Memorial Park log cabin (1321 SW 102nd). Southwest Little League serves southern West Seattle, White Center, and South Park. Go here for full details on who’s eligible and what to bring to register.

Highland Park Elementary PTA’s 2019 auction @ HP Improvement Club
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, March 2nd, 6-9 pm

Highland Park Improvement Club
1116 SW Holden

$40 for tickets, purchase online at our website

food, desserts and open bar.

Your grin will rival the Cheshire Cat’s after scrumptious nibbles and games that may make you lose your head! Don’t be afraid to go a little mad bidding for items to raise vital funds so students can continue to get curiouser and curiouser!

Mar
3
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Little Pilgrim preschool open house
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

OPEN HOUSE: Little Pilgrim School, a program for children 2-5 years old

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2018
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
9140 California Ave. SW

Celebrating 65 years of providing quality education in this community! Established in 1952, Little Pilgrim Preschool is nestled at the base of Fauntleroy Park in West Seattle. Our philosophy and purpose is to encourage the whole child – to help each to grow intellectually, spiritually, physically, creatively, socially and emotionally. Children enjoy a rich, play-based curriculum that not only prepares them for kindergarten, but also instills in them a lifelong love of learning. Whether finger painting, building with blocks, running on the playground or on a field trip to the neighborhood grocery, every experience is seen as a learning opportunity.

Bring the whole family to play, tour the beautiful school spaces, meet the teachers, ask questions and pick up enrollment information for fall classes. For more information, please contact the Little Pilgrim School Director at 206-932-5600, Lorrie@fauntleroyucc.org.

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Mar
4
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Mar 4 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Mar
5
Tue
2019
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Elementary Tours
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

STEM K-8 will be hosting school tours this coming January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group.

Open Houses
STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school families. No reservations are necessary to attend an Open House.

Middle School Open House will take place on Thursday, January 31 from 6:00–7:00 pm
Elementary Open House will take place on Thursday, February 7 from 6:00–7:00 pm

Elementary School Tours
For families of prospective elementary (K-5) students, tours are conducted from 9:00–10:30 am on the following dates:

January 22
January 25
January 29
February 1
February 5

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

Middle School Tours
For families of prospective middle school (6-8) students, tours are conducted from 10:15–11:45 am on the following dates:

January 29
February 1

Reserve your spot on one of these tours.

West Seattle Bike Connections meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Check WSBC’s website for updates. Standing info:

West Seattle Bike Connections monthly meeting
From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW

We are working on making it safer and more enjoyable to bike and walk in West Seattle, and to surrounding neighborhoods and downtown. Come join us to plan activities and advocate for sustainable, healthy transportation.

Tie One On Tuesdays: Fly-tying at Emerald Water Anglers
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for fly tying and beer at Emerald Water Anglers!

Dark and rainy days mean fly tying season is upon us. So join our guides, staff, and guest tyers as we grab our favorite brew and teach a variety of patterns for trout, steelhead, and the Puget Sound. Don’t miss out as these classes are a ton of fun and fill up fast!

We are making some exciting changes to the fly tying classes this year. As you will see, we have invited several guest tyers to teach this year, and each event is posted with the name of the fly, the instructor, and the difficulty so you will be able to pick and chose which evenings you would like to attend based on your interest and skill level. Please use the links (below) to sign up for each class. Space is limited; therefore, only those who have completed the online payment process will be included. – $20/BYOB

Thank you for all the support we have had for these tying classes. As a shop, we couldn’t be more excited about the growing community of fly tyers!

Tie One On Schedule

Please click on the fly name to register for the class

November 13th- Slumpbuster, trout spey (Caldwell)- Beginner difficulty

December 11th- Fish Taco, Steelhead (Cole Cook)- Advanced difficulty, guest tyer

January 8th- Wiggle Minnow, Sea-run (Ben)- Beginner difficulty

February 5th- Sea Run Bugger, Sea Run (Cole Leishman)- Intermediate difficulty

February 19th- Intruder style, Steelhead (Joe Rutter)- Expert difficulty, guest tyer

March 5th- Fun tying competition, (All the guides and staff)

4502 42nd Ave SW, Ste A
206-708-7250
shop@emeraldwateranglers.com
www.emeraldwateranglers.com

Mar
6
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Mar 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Mar
7
Thu
2019
Chief Sealth IHS hosts Varsity Baseball Jamboree @ Southwest Athletic Complex
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sealth, Hale, Washington, Mt. Rainier play in this season-opening baseball jamboree.

Mar
9
Sat
2019
Early Design Outreach meeting for 5917 California Avenue SW @ High Point Library
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

9 townhouses are proposed for 5917 California SW. Come meet the development team, ask questions, and offer comments during this drop-in event.

Pathfinder K-8 2019 auction @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

More info here.

“Pathfinder’s annual auction is just over a week away on Saturday, March 9th. Tomorrow — Friday, March 1 — is the final day to purchase auction tickets.

Don’t miss the fun and festivities of Pathfinder’s biggest party of the year. Some special highlights:

Super cool silent auction items, ranging from sports activities to spas to theater tickets and more.
Kid made Classroom art
Games, including a wall of wine and a chance to win ten times your bid.
Sweet vacation homes, including a few new ones.
An after-party, with dancing, if you choose to stay late.
And, of course, all of this goes to a great cause — our kids!

Mar
10
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Mar
11
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Mar 11 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Mar
12
Tue
2019
Sound Transit light rail: Delridge station community workshop @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

March 12, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Delridge Station Community Workshop.

Help shape the future of the new Delridge Link light rail station. Sound Transit is planning a new Link light rail station in Delridge that will connect West Seattle to more destinations throughout the city and region. Join us at a community workshop to view the latest station location options and route options, explore the future of your neighborhood, and share your feedback on what matters most to your community. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center; 4408 Delridge Way SW.

Here’s the flyer.

South Delridge Community Group meeting @ 2 Fingers Social
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The South Delridge Community Group will meet Tuesday, March 12th at 2 Fingers Social, 9211 Delridge Way SW. Meeting will begin at 7 pm.

Please join your neighbors for the first general meeting of 2019! We will be discussing future goals and voting on leadership positions. Children are welcomed until 8 pm. Any questions, please look at our website: southdelridgecommunitygroup.wordpress.com
or email us at: sdelridgecommunitygroup@gmail.com.

Mar
13
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Sustainable West Seattle gathering @ Beveridge Place Pub
Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Public Gathering March 13th featuring Virtual Salish Sea with Diver Laura James

Announcement: Please come to a gathering of Sustainable West Seattle partners and project leads. The public is invited to come and learn about the many things that are happening in their sustainable community. Where do we fit in the Green New Deal?

As a special guest, Diver Laura James will be giving tours of Virtual Salish Sea. You gotta see this!

We will also be bringing in pizza, YUM, so don’t worry about dinner as SWS will provide this. Drinks are available to purchase as we will be gathering at The Beveridge Place, 6:30 pm on Wednesday March 13th. See you there! 6413 California Ave SW

What will the Families, Education, Preschool, Promise Levy do? @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn how the Families, Education, Preschool & Promise Levy is closing the opportunity gap and creating equity in education.

Presented by the Directors of the Department of Education & Early Learning and co-hosted by the Office of Arts & Culture. Students, families, and community members are invited to ask questions, share feedback on proposed implementation design, and engage in dialogue with City staff at all events. Dinner and refreshments served at 6:30 PM with presentation 7-8:30 PM. Child care provided and interpretation available upon request.

To learn more or for interpretation requests please contact Outreach Specialist – Dalisha Phillips at dalisha.phillips@seattle.gov. or (206) 684-3942.

Mar
15
Fri
2019
Chief Sealth IHS vs. West Seattle HS baseball @ Southwest Athletic Complex
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Varsity baseball with crosstown rivals facing off.

Mar
16
Sat
2019
Okee Dokee Brothers at Westside School @ Westside School
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Town Hall Seattle and Westside School (a WSB sponsor) present the songs of the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, whose music encourages kids and families to step outside and get creative. They arrive at Westside School for a Saturday Family Concert with songs written under wide-open skies and harmonies fine-tuned around the campfire. Joe and Justin share songs from their brand new album Winterland, a tribute to the season of coziness, family time, and outdoor fun! Embark with the Okee Dokee Brothers on a journey through the natural world to the heart of Americana folk music.

FREE for kids. ($5 for adults).

Okee Dokee Brothers at Westside School @ Westside School
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Town Hall Seattle and Westside School (a WSB sponsor) present the songs of the Grammy-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, whose music encourages kids and families to step outside and get creative. They arrive at Westside School for a Saturday Family Concert with songs written under wide-open skies and harmonies fine-tuned around the campfire. Joe and Justin share songs from their brand new album Winterland, a tribute to the season of coziness, family time, and outdoor fun! Embark with the Okee Dokee Brothers on a journey through the natural world to the heart of Americana folk music.

FREE for kids. ($5 for adults).

Mar
17
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Mar
18
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Mar 18 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Fairmount Park Elementary PTA meeting
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm

From the Fairmount Park Elementary PTA website:

Fairmount Park Elementary PTA General Membership Meetings

We need help from all of our parents and teachers to continue raising funds to support school initiatives. By becoming a member of PTA and attending meetings, parents can also stay informed of the events and decisions taking place at our school. We strongly encourage everyone to renew or start a new membership for only $15 per person.

To join, simply attend our next PTA meeting or register online (http://www.fpepta.org). This gives you a vote (voice) on how your fundraising dollars are spent towards our amazing programs: music & art, enhanced assemblies, the Backpack program, student wellness, parent education events, and much more.

General Membership Meetings for the 2018/19 school year will take place at the school cafeteria, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

All are welcome to attend. Child-care services will likely be available for these meetings. Contact board@fpepta.org with questions.

Date/Time(s)
Monday, September 17, 2018 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday, March 18, 2019 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Monday, May 20, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Mar
19
Tue
2019
Fauntleroy Food Fest, FCA membership meeting @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From the Fauntleroy Community Association:

The Fauntleroy Community Association is hosting its annual Food Fest and Membership Meeting on March 19th 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. This is a fun time to get together with your neighbors, eat some delicious FREE food from our local businesses, meet with representatives from organizations in our community and learn what your FCA is doing for you throughout the year.

• Renew your membership!
• Make your voice heard, come to the meeting and vote on issues that affect your community.
• Join us for a good time.

Thank you to all the local businesses and community groups that make this event possible.

Mar
20
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Mar 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Fauntleroy Culverts Replacement open house @ The Hall at Fauntleroy
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

From the project page:

There are three culverts along Fauntleroy Creek. The culverts located at 45th Avenue SW near SW Wildwood Place and California Avenue SW near SW Brace Point Drive are in extremely poor structural condition. Due to the culverts’ age, condition, and permitting restrictions related to fish passage requirements, the culverts need to be fully replaced.

The third culvert, which is located under Fauntleroy Way and includes a fish ladder, was replaced in the late 1990’s and is not part of this project.

What’s happening now?
SPU is in Options Analysis for the Fauntleroy Creek Culverts Replacement Project to identify and evaluate options for replacing the 45th Avenue SW and California Avenue SW culverts.

Options Analysis will last approximately a year and a half and will end with the selection of the recommended alternatives for replacing the culverts. Once this phase ends, the SPU project team will begin a formal Design Phase for the preferred replacement options.

During Options Analysis, SPU is also investigating creek, drainage, sediment, utility, or other infrastructure issues within the Fauntleroy Creek drainage basin that may be addressed through this or other projects.

Join us at our open house

Wednesday, March 20

5 to 7 p.m. Please stop by anytime!

The Hall at Fauntleroy

9131 California Ave SW

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!

Sustainable Building Science Technology (BAS) Open House @ South Seattle College (Georgetown campus)
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

From South Seattle College (WSB sponsor):

Join us for an interactive evening to learn more about our affordable and accessible Sustainable Building Science Technology (SBST) bachelor’s degree program! Hear about how this bachelor’s degree can spring you out of the box and into the next phase of your career! Sustainable building operations and management is a growing field in our region filled with opportunities that can support career growth and development over the long haul as well as provide you with work that you feel good about doing. Hear from industry, graduates, current students and faculty about the field, the program, and its impact. Refreshments provided.

Learn More & RSVP: bit.ly/2SRt6Bi

Sessions are located at South’s Georgetown Campus (map) in Building A, Room 122. Parking permits will be available.

Mar
21
Thu
2019
CSIHS Multicultural Night @ Chief Sealth International High School
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In the school galleria:

Chief Sealth International is hosting our annual Multicultural Night on Thursday, March 21st. Multicultural Night is a fun potluck with music, dancing, poetry and free food from our global community.

See the official flyer/poster here.

Panel of open-water swimming women
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We wanted you to know about a FREE panel of amazing women open-water swimmers on March 21st … many of them swim weekly at Alki Beach … We will also feature a Triple Crown winner, one of the very few swimmers in the world to complete three historically important swims: The English Channel, (33.7 km) the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, (48.5 km) and the Catalina Channel Swim (32.5 K).

Some questions the panel will address: -How do you decide which swims to take on? -What was your training schedule for the long swim? Is there an ideal amount of practice that should go into doing a 5k, a 10k, or longer? -How do you balance training with life? -How do you deal with fear in the open water? -What do you eat on long swims? Go to the bathroom? -How do you overcome negative thinking? -How do you recover?

When: Thursday, March 21st, 6:00-8:00 pm
Where: Price Waterhouse Cooper Café, 1420 5th Ave, Seattle
Featuring: • Stephanie Zimmerman (transitioned from swimming 1 mile to 10k in one year) • Heidi Skyrzypek (completed a relay across the English Channel) • Rose Filer (completed the 10.4 mile Amy Hiland Swim: Bremerton to the Alki Lighthouse)

Mar
22
Fri
2019
WAGIN conference at Chief Sealth IHS
Mar 22 @ 11:00 am – Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm

On March 22 and 23, over 200 students and teachers will gather at Chief Sealth International High School for the fourth annual Washington State Global Issues Network (WAGIN) Conference, a two-day international event led by local students seeking to tackle global issues, learn together, and spark lasting change.

The conference theme is “Action For Sustainability Now,” which focuses on immediate action
students can take to make a lasting impact on issues like climate change, food security and racial
justice.

The conference brings together students and teachers from the Seattle area and three states (Colorado, Texas, and Florida), as well as four countries (Canada, Mexico, Cuba, and South Korea). Each team of students will lead a workshop in which they share what they are doing to take action on one (or more) of the twenty global issues outlined by the Global Issues Network.

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib will address the conference at dinner on Friday. Other keynote speakers
include Jorge Baron (Northwest Immigrant Rights Project), a panel of UW climate scientists, Andrea
Rodgers (one of the lead attorneys representing the 21 youth suing the federal government over
climate change), Erin Jones, and a group of youth environmental activists from all over North
America called Earth Guardians. Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau will also
address the conference on Friday.

WHAT: Washington State Global Issues Network (WAGIN) Conference
WHO: Over 200 students and teachers passionate about tackling global challenges

WHEN: Friday March 22 (10 am – 7 pm) and Saturday March 23 (8 am – 4 pm)
**Lt. Gov. Habib to address students on Friday (3/22) at 5:30 p.m.
**Student organizers, teachers and speakers

WHERE: Chief Sealth International High School

SCHEDULE:
• Friday, 11:00-11:20 am – Opening Ceremony

• Friday, 5:30-6:10 pm – dinner and speech by Lt. Governor Habib
• Saturday, 2:40-3:30 pm – presentation by representatives from youth activism group Earth
Guardians
• Saturday, 3:30-4:00 pm – Closing Ceremony

You can view the full conference schedule and more details at
http://globalissuesnetwork.org/wagin2019

Concord International Elementary PTA Auction @ South Park Hall
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Join us for a tropical-themed evening complete with live music, dinner, drinks and silent and live auctions benefiting Concord International Elementary!

About this Event

Join us for our annual dinner party and auction—an evening of great food, drinks, live music, and live and silent auctions supporting the Concord International Elementary PTA in one of the coolest neighborhoods in Seattle—South Park!

All proceeds go toward the support of educational programs for children at Concord Elementary, a high-poverty school in our neighborhood.

Treat yourself to an evening of fun while helping to provide high-quality educational opportunities to children in South Park. See you there!

Date And Time
Fri, March 22, 2019
7:00 PM – 10:30 PM PDT

Location
South Park Hall
1253 South Cloverdale Street

Tickets here

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Duwamish Rowing Club fundraiser – chili dinner, silent auction @ Highland Park Improvement Club
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

9th Annual Duwamish Rowing Club Fundraiser
Saturday, March 23rd from 6-10 PM

At the Highland Park Improvement Club
1116 SW Holden St

Adult donation $25
Youth 10-18 $10
Includes Chili Dinner and Beverage

Silent Auction and Raffle Drawing
Lots of Amazing Prizes

Special Guest Speaker, Edward Ives
1984 Olympic Silver Medalist

www.duwamishrowingclub.org

Mar
24
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Mar
25
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Mar 25 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group

Ongoing

4th Monday of the month

10 am-12 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join our La Leche League meetings on the 4th Monday of every month from 10 am-12 pm. La Leche League is a breastfeeding support group for new parents. Children and partners are welcome.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Mar
27
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Teens, Tech, and Sexuality: Parent Education Night @ West Seattle High School
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm

West Seattle High School welcomes parents from the community.

Talking to your kid about tech and sexuality is hard! Words like “Media,” “Privacy,” “Safety,” “Porn,” and even “Sex” have different meanings than they did a generation ago.

Come learn from Jo Langford, MA, who has two decades of experience working with t/weens. She will be leading a discussion on how to connect with your child/ren in order to help them make informed decisions about and learn tools to deal with sexuality, growing up with technology, and relationships with confidence and seriousness–all while having fun along the way and doing as little harm to themselves and their peers as possible. This event will be held on March 27 at 7pm in the school Library. Please mark your calendar!

Mar
28
Thu
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘Into the Woods’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Into the Woods

Dates:
March 28, 29, 30 and April 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
Email tickets@westsidedrama.com to make a reservation.

Synopsis:
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Mar
29
Fri
2019
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Westside Drama Club production of ‘Into the Woods’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Into the Woods

Dates:
March 28, 29, 30 and April 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
Email tickets@westsidedrama.com to make a reservation.

Synopsis:
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Mar
30
Sat
2019
Mental Health First Aid Training @ Denny Middle School
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Denny Middle School invites parents from throughout the community to participate in this training to help everyone become more familiar with the signs and symptoms of mental health needs in students between the ages of 12 and 18.

Special Education teacher, Ms.Petrie, has trained the Denny teachers and staff on this curriculum and is now available to train parents.

The cost is $20 for the materials and is payable at the training. Scholarships are also available if needed.

Westside Drama Club production of ‘Into the Woods’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Into the Woods

Dates:
March 28, 29, 30 and April 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
Email tickets@westsidedrama.com to make a reservation.

Synopsis:
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Mar
31
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Apr
1
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Apr 1 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Apr
2
Tue
2019
Terminal 5 lease vote @ Sea-Tac Airport Conference Center
Apr 2 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Managing members of the Northwest Seaport Alliance are scheduled to vote on the Terminal 5 leases. Watch here for the agenda and related documents.

West Seattle Bike Connections meeting @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Check WSBC’s website for updates. Standing info:

West Seattle Bike Connections monthly meeting
From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW

We are working on making it safer and more enjoyable to bike and walk in West Seattle, and to surrounding neighborhoods and downtown. Come join us to plan activities and advocate for sustainable, healthy transportation.

Apr
3
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Apr 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Westside Drama Club production of ‘Into the Woods’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Into the Woods

Dates:
March 28, 29, 30 and April 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
Email tickets@westsidedrama.com to make a reservation.

Synopsis:
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Apr
4
Thu
2019
Cottage Grove Neighborhood Meeting @ Delridge Library Community Room
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Join us for a discussion about the Seattle Office of Housing (OH) oversight responsibilities pertaining to DESC Cottage Grove Commons and updates on outstanding community issues.

For the last several years, the Cottage Grove neighborhood has seen a steady decline in public safety with much of it centered on the 5400 block of Delridge Way. To be blunt, DESC Cottage Grove Commons continues to contribute to neighborhood issues, and this is disappointing.  The community needs to know what OH is doing to oversee Cottage Grove Commons and what is actively being done to address community concerns.

Dan Foley has accepted an invitation to attend on behalf of OH.

Westside Drama Club production of ‘Into the Woods’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Into the Woods

Dates:
March 28, 29, 30 and April 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
Email tickets@westsidedrama.com to make a reservation.

Synopsis:
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Apr
5
Fri
2019
Westside Drama Club production of ‘Into the Woods’ @ West Seattle High School Theater
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School’s Drama Club proudly presents

Into the Woods

Dates:
March 28, 29, 30 and April 3, 4, 5 at 7:30 pm

Tickets:
$10 with reservation, $15 at the door
Email tickets@westsidedrama.com to make a reservation.

Synopsis:
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

More Information:
More information is available on our website, www.westsidedrama.com.

Apr
7
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Apr
8
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Apr 8 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Early Community Design Review outreach for 8415 Delridge project @ Southwest Library community room
Apr 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Informal community meeting about 14-townhome project – details here.

Apr
10
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Special HPAC meeting: Riverview Playfield fencing/barrier
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

from the Highland Park Action Committee:

Special Meeting With Parks Dept. on Options for Riverview Park: New Barrier/Fence
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Meet at Riverview Park – 12th Ave. SW & SW Webster at 5:30 pm.
Come discuss possible options

During the May 2017 Find-It-Fix-It walk, neighbors and community members raised concerns about the existing logs that served as barriers to the park. Neighbors expressed that the logs were unsightly and not good for the environment.

Parks staff responded that we would look at alternatives. The logs serve an important purpose of keeping folks from driving on to the field and damaging the park.

This Wednesday, we’d love to discuss possible alternative to the existing logs and solicit feedback from the community.

Please come to the Highland Park Action Committee (HPAC) special meeting on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 12th Ave. SW and SW Webster at 5:30 pm. This is the south lot. Seattle Parks and Recreation staff will be there to talk through this upgrade to the park.

If you are unable to attend, email your comments or questions to carol.baker@seattle.gov.

Apr
11
Thu
2019
White Center Community Event @ RJB Photo Studio
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm

You are invited to join King County Deputy Bill Kennamer for a conversation about White Center. We’ll be discussing current events, sharing perspectives, and considering potential options to help us make our community safer for all.

Apr
13
Sat
2019
Early Community Outreach for Design Review meeting re: 1606 California SW project @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Apr 13 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Informal community meeting to discuss 8-unit project planned for 1606 California SW.

Apr
14
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Apr
15
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Apr 15 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Early Outreach meeting for 4800 Erskine development @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

From Cone Architecture:

This meeting is in regards to the redevelopment of 4800 Erskine Way SW. A 66-unit mixed-use apartment building is being proposed. All are welcome!

When: Monday, April 15th at 5-6 pm

Where: West Seattle Senior Center – Nelson Room, 4217 SW Oregon Street

Apr
16
Tue
2019
Chief Sealth International High School IB Art Show @ Chief Sealth International High School Library
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The community is invited to attend the 4th Annual Chief Sealth International High School IB Art show on April 16th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, in the Library. This public reception is for families, friends, and anyone interested in seeing, celebrating, and learning more about the IB Visual Arts Program.

The senior artists will be presenting their portfolio of work which they have been building over the last two years. The junior artists will be presenting a sneak peek at their developing work.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Apr
17
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Apr 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Apr
18
Thu
2019
‘Come As You Are’ benefit for West Seattle High School PTSA @ The Sanctuary at Admiral
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our PTA is throwing a fundraiser this Thursday, April 18th from 6-8 pm at The Sanctuary at Admiral. They have a target goal of $15,000 for Teacher Grants, which is money our teachers and staff apply to enhance their programming, run school clubs, etc. Tickets are $15 for teachers and $30 for parents/public, and can be purchased in advance (here). They are $40 at the door. Each ticket includes one complimentary happy hour beverage and heavy appetizers provided by WSHS’ own culinary students!

Apr
19
Fri
2019
West Seattle HS vs. Chief Sealth IHS baseball @ Hiawatha
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Apr
20
Sat
2019
Puget Ridge 2nd Annual Egg Hunt @ Puget Ridge Edible Park
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Free and open to all, this donation-driven event will be at the Puget Ridge Edible Park at 5265 18th Ave SW on April 20th 2-4pm.

Event activities include age-based timed-release egg hunt, face painting, bubbles, candy toss, and sack races.

Bring your own basket.

Donations of plastic eggs and non-candy egg stuffers–such as stickers, small toys, or snack coupons–highly encouraged.

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
21
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Apr
22
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Apr 22 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group @ Neighborhood House High Point
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

La Leche League: Breastfeeding Support Group

Ongoing

4th Monday of the month

10 am-12 pm

Location: 6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join our La Leche League meetings on the 4th Monday of every month from 10 am-12 pm. La Leche League is a breastfeeding support group for new parents. Children and partners are welcome.

*all programs offered through the Family Resource Center at Neighborhood House High Point are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.

Apr
23
Tue
2019
District 1 Community Network @ Duwamish Longhouse
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

District 1 Community Network Meeting

The District 1 Community Network is a meeting open to all community groups and interested individuals who would like to work together on topics of interest within District 1.

Apr
24
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Bicycle Master Plan Implementation Open House @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Background is here. Open houses are described here. In West Seattle:

Wednesday, April 24
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way SW

Café-style Conversations
6:00PM Doors open
6:15PM Short presentation
6:30PM Conversations

Unable to attend a meeting? Send comments to CCBike@Seattle.gov by April 30, 2019.

Apr
25
Thu
2019
SW Seattle Youth Alliance April Meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join the SW Seattle Youth Alliance for our monthly coalition meeting.

On our agenda will be:

Thank you for attending!

2347 44th Early Outreach design meeting
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Meet on the sidewalk.

The owner’s representative is hosting a community outreach site meeting. Join to learn more about the proposed 2347 44th Ave SW project. The proposed project is construction of four new detached single family homes with four off-street parking places.

West Seattle Transportation Coalition meeting @ High Point Neighborhood House
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Standing info:

The West Seattle Transportation Coalition meetings are held at Neighborhood House High Point, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of most months. (6400 Sylvan Way SW, Room 207B (enter from the rear plaza).

Apr
26
Fri
2019
City Councilmember Lisa Herbold: District Office Hours @ Various locations - see list
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On January 25, I will be at the Senior Center of West Seattle (4217 SW Oregon St) from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The final meeting of the day will begin at 6:30 p.m.

These hours are walk-in friendly, but if you would like to let me know you’re coming in advance you can email my scheduler Alex Clardy (alex.clardy@seattle.gov).

Additionally, here is a list of my tentatively scheduled office hours. These are subject to change.

Friday, February 22, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, March 29, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, April 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, May 31, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, June 28, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, July 26, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, August 16, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, September 27, 2019 -CANCELED
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Friday, October 25, 2019
Southwest Customer Service Center, 2801 SW Thistle St

Friday, November 29, 2019
South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Avenue S

Friday, December 20, 2019
Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St

Apr
27
Sat
2019
The Itsy Bitsy Cider Benefit @ Ounces Taproom and Beer Garden
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Happy Hour Benefit and Info Session at Ounces Taproom & Beer Garden

West Seattle area families are invited to an afternoon of fun where they can meet co-op families and explore the experience of positive parenting and play-based curriculum.

In addition, all families–kids included–are welcome to enjoy $1 off pints and encouraged to make a small cash donation toward the Mary. E. Phillips scholarship fund to help keep preschool affordable for all in our community.

‘A Night in South Africa’ at A Child Becomes Preschool
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“An evening of adult beverages, tasty bites, music, and an Eastern Cape Market featuring student artwork.” 21+. Tickets available at ReachForSouthAfrica.org. The goal, as A Child Becomes Preschool works to open its second preschool in South Africa:

Help fund preschool in South Africa!

Our first school is up & running, and we’re fundraising now for our second school to open in January 2020. These newly built preschools in rural South Africa will work with our students at A Child Becomes in West Seattle creating an extremely personalized cross-cultural experience. Your donation is greatly appreciated and tax deductible.

Can’t make the event? Please consider supporting in the following ways:
Donate goods and services for our silent auction
Provide desserts for the event
– Make a cash donation: ReachForSouthAfrica.org

Apr
28
Sun
2019
West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Free dinner every Sunday night in West Seattle!

Everyone is welcome at High Point Community Dinner!

We gather, along with our volunteers, every Sunday night to eat dinner together and hear a story about Jesus. With an informal setting that centers around the meal and conversation, everyone is welcome to come just for the meal, or to stay longer to hear the talk and have a chance to discuss with friends.

The dinner is complemented by art and music! We often have an artist doing live paintings, a kids’ art table, and live music.

Sundays // 5–6:30 p.m.
Hight Point Community Center
6920 34th Ave SW

Apr
29
Mon
2019
Monday morning meditation @ St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
Apr 29 @ 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Monday Meditation at St. John the Baptist

All are welcome to come to the meditation group being held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church on Mondays from 9:15-9:45 AM in the prayer room. Come and experience a calm respite. We begin with a short reading and spend about 20 minutes in silence. The church is located at 3050 California Ave SW. If you have questions, please contact The Rev. Kate Wesch at (206)937-4545 or office@sjbwestseattle.org.

Apr
30
Tue
2019
48th/Charlestown park design meeting @ Dakota Place Park
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Seattle Parks and Recreation purchased property at 4801 SW Charlestown St to provide additional open space for the West Seattle community.

Please join us and provide feedback on the park concept designs. Community involvement is essential in developing this new park and we need to hear from you!

Details here.

May
1
Wed
2019
Teen Drop-in Basketball @ SWTLC
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TEEN DROP-IN ACTIVITIES @ Southwest Teen Life Center (SWTLC)

Teen Drop-in Activities for Ages 11-19
Times and days for drop-in programs are subject to change depending on Basketball League practices.

BASKETBALL- Wed 3-6 p.m.
VOLLEYBALL – Tue 3-6 p.m.
PICKLE BALL/BADMINTON – Thu 5-8 p.m.

FREE!
register online at seattle.gov/parks
SPRING/SUMMER 2017

American Legion Post 160 business meeting
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Who: American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle
What: General Meeting
When: Every fist Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
Where: 3618 SW Alaska St.

The American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle has served veterans and the community since 1922. Membership is open to all of those who served or are currently serving in the United States armed forces. Contact us at: 206-932-9696 or wslegion160@gmail.com.

May
2
Thu
2019
New Student Registration Night @ West Seattle High School
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hello Westside Wildcats! West Seattle High School will be hosting a New Student Registration Night! It will take place on Thursday, May 2nd from 6pm to 7pm. It will be in the library at West Seattle High School. This is an opportunity for new students and families to meet their counselors and receive assistance on the course registration process for the 2019-2020 school year. Students and families from all grade levels starting their first year at WSHS this fall are all welcome to attend.

In preparation for the evening event, students are welcome to review our 2019-2020 course catalog here:
https://wshscounseling.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/course-catalog-2019-2020.pdf

For general school information, please visit the WSHS website:
https://westseattlehs.seattleschools.org/

For counselor-specific information, please visit the Counseling website: https://wshscounseling.wordpress.com/

May
3
Fri
2019
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!

Madison Middle School Presents: High School Musical @ West Seattle High School Theater
May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Come see the Madison Middle School production of, High School Musical at West Seattle High School Theater.

Tickets are on sale now online:

Advance Admission: $10 Adults and $5 Students – Buy ONLINE!

(Please bring receipt for admission into the theater.)

At the Door (cash/check only): $15 Adults, $10 Students.

May
4
Sat
2019
Westside School Garage Sale
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Westside School Garage Sale
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: 9 am-2 pm
Where: 3210 SW 106th St. Small church on the corner of 32nd and 106th. Not at the school.

Support Westside School’s Parent Association at their 2nd annual Westside School Garage Sale! Multi-family sale including furniture, housewares, clothes, toys, kid items, veggie starts from the Gardening Club, and much, much more! Enjoy some goodies while you shop too!

Madison Middle School Presents: High School Musical @ West Seattle High School Theater
May 4 @ 10:00 am

Come see the Madison Middle School production of High School Musical at West Seattle High School Theater.

Tickets are on sale now online:

Advance Admission: $10 Adults and $5 Students – Buy ONLINE!

(Please bring receipt for admission into the theater.)

At the Door (cash/check only): $15 Adults, $10 Students.

Neighbor Day celebration @ High Point Library
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the High Point Branch: Join High Point Branch staff, Camp Long and the West Seattle Time Bank as we host Neighbor Day, a day to recognize community and your neighbors. Learn how to make a bubble art card to share with your neighbor and one for yourself – learn origami to decorate your card with too. All materials provided. Refreshments will be served.

This is time to recognize and build community here in High Point/West Seattle with all ages.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Denny-SealthMusic Night Out: May the Fourth Be With You @ Fauntleroy UCC
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Music Night Out, “May the Fourth Be With You” -brought to you by Denny Sealth Performing Arts.

Come join us as we celebrate and raise money for the talented performers at Chief Sealth International High School and Denny International Middle School.

The evening includes performances by Chief Sealth Orchestra, Jazz Band, Mariachi and Choir, and Denny Orchestra and Jazz, as well as dinner and silent auction, mystery box raffle and raise the paddle. Your support keeps music and the arts alive in our schools.

Music Night Out is being held at Fauntleroy Church, 9140 California Ave SW, on Saturday May 4, 2019, 5:30 pm. Purchase your tickets at https://chiefsealthptsa.schoolauction.net/mno2019

May
5
Sun
2019
Coffee with the Council @ Ercolini Park
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee with Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood Council
Sunday, May 5th
Ercolini Park
10 am – noon
Come by and meet the new board members and share your interests and ideas about our neighborhood.

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee: Sundays @ Walt Hundley Playfield
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

West Seattle Ultimate Family Frisbee – All Ages.
Sundays 10 am at Walt Hundley Field.

Contact: Timothy Lowry
timxthy@gmail.com

Free community dinner @ High Point Community Center
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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