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!

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USING THE CALENDAR: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Jun
26
Tue
2012
West Seattle Hi-Yu White Rose Reception @ Fauntleroy Church
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The 2012 West Seattle Hi-Yu White Rose Reception will take place from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Fauntleroy Church, UCC, 9140 California Ave SW in West Seattle. This event is for women only and is a celebration of past and present Hi-Yu royalty. Come and share your Hi-Yu memories and learn about this year’s plans for our community festival. Past royalty are encouraged to wear or bring your crowns and memory scrapbooks. Tickets are available at the door for $10 and every ticket comes with two raffle tickets. For more information about Hi-Yu past and present please see our website at www.hiyu.com.

Jul
13
Sat
2013
Chief Sealth All School Reunion @ Chief Sealth International High School
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Friends of Sealth will be hosting an all school reunion Saturday, July 13, 2013, from 2 pm-5 pm at Chief Sealth International High School. All alumni, and alumni staff are invited to attend. Our event begins in the Commons (near the main office) and our schedule will include a short program, walking tours of the campus, and an opportunity to connect with classmates. Please visit our website www.friendsofsealth.org
or “like” Friends of Sealth on facebook.

Oct
24
Fri
2014
Fairmount Park Elementary’s Fall Falcon Fest
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Falcons Fly Home: Join Fairmount Park Elementary for the Fall Falcon Fest

The Fairmount Park Elementary PTA (FPEPTA) invites alumni/alumnae of the newly expanded and reopened school to join us for our first festival, the Fall Falcon Fest on October 24th from 5-8 pm at the school.

Events for the evening include:
· Alumni tour (please email spirit@fpepta.org to register)
· Student craft booths
· Art stations – decorate a pumpkin, create a falcon-themed barrette or pin, make a lantern, and more!
· Add your own falcon to our “flock of falcons” art installation
· Join the cake walk
· Take your photo at the fall falcon photo booth
· Enjoy food trucks – no need to cut the evening short, stay for dinner! (Wicked Pies, Fusion on the Run, and The Cookie Cutter)

The event is free, although a suggested donation of $1 per person is welcome and donations to FPEPTA’s Annual Giving Campaign will be accepted (http://give.fpepta.org).

Visit the FPEPTA website to find out more about the fabulous things happening at the school. We are off to a great start and look forward to engaging with neighbors in the years to come.

All former Fairmount Park Falcons are strongly encouraged to join in the fun! If you have not yet shared your experiences with us at the FPEPTA website, please do so! We are treasuring the fabulous stories shared thus far.

http://fpepta.digitalpto.com/alums-and-neighbors/

For more information contact:
Shanti Breznau and Parie Hines
spirit@fpepta.org

May
31
Sun
2015
Little Pilgrim School Alumni event @ Fauntleroy Church Fellowship Hall
May 31 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Sunday, May 31st, 11:30 am–1:30 pm – Little Pilgrim School Alumni event at Fauntleroy Church:

If you or anyone you know EVER attended Little Pilgrim School, this event is for you!

WHEN: Sunday, May 31st, 11:30 am–1:30 pm
WHERE: Fellowship Hall at Fauntleroy Church
WHAT: Meet and greet former Little Pilgrim School students, families and teachers! Refreshments! Pictures! Raffle drawing! Bid farewell to longtime teacher Barbara Smith who will be retiring at the end of this school year.

Please visit www.Littlepilgrim.org (or click on the LPS link from the Fauntleroy Church website) to complete the short alumni survey.

Questions? Contact (206)932-5600 or lorrie@fauntleroyucc.org.

Aug
9
Sun
2015
‘Restoration Reunion’ and demonstration with David Rogers @ Log House Museum
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Two-part “Restoration Reunion” on Sunday, Aug. 9, to feature outdoor demonstration, dinner speech by log preservationist David Rogers:

The Southwest Seattle Historical Society is thrilled to welcome back to West Seattle the log-home preservationist who was the contractor for restoration of its “Birthplace of Seattle” Log House Museum 18 years ago.

David Rogers will be the special guest of the historical society for two events on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. His appearances are supported by 4Culture.

~ The first event, free and open to the public, will run from 2 to 4 pm in the museum’s Circle Courtyard, 3003 61st Ave. S.W., where Rogers will conduct an interactive demonstration of log-restoration techniques and describe in detail the hands-on work he did on the museum.

~ The second event, at 6:30 pm is a fundraiser for the historical society, is a no-host dinner and speech at West 5 Lounge in the West Seattle Junction, at which Rogers will speak about the importance of preserving and restoring log structures. Admission is a $10 donation, payable at the door or online at http://www.loghousemuseum.info/events/welcome-back-david-rogers/. (Any food or drink ordered is in addition to the donation.)

Reservations are being taken for both events at
http://www.loghousemuseum.info/events/welcome-back-david-rogers/.

Rogers, who has operated his Logs & Timbers business from Rhododendron, Oregon, since 1983, has successfully helped scores of private organizations and public agencies to achieve their preservation goals.

He inspired countless thousands with his hands-on helming of the Log House Museum’s back (south) wall in 1996-1997. His craftsmanship on behalf of the museum is highlighted in a 6-minute video that is viewable at http://www.loghousemuseum.info/events/welcome-back-david-rogers/.

Jun
3
Fri
2016
West Seattle Class of 1956 60th reunion @ Salty's on Alki
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

West Seattle Class of 1956 is having their 60th class reunion at Salty’s on Alki on June 3 2016.

It will be held from 11:00 am til 3 pm on Friday June 3rd 2016. For more information contact
Sally Jo Banker Rich at 206 282 4335 or email sjrich99@gmail.com.
Hope to see you all there.

Jun
4
Sat
2016
West Seattle High School all-school reunion @ West Seattle High School
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The West Seattle High School Alumni Association’s Annual All-School Reunion will be held on June Saturday, June 4th, from 2:00 to 5:30 pm. This reunion is for every school year that West Seattle High School has been open. Come find out what room your “class” is meeting in and find what your classmates have been doing since you graduated. If you have friends in that were in other grad years, check out their rooms and see if they came, too! Learn more on their website here.

SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH
ALL-SCHOOL REUNION AT WEST SEATTLE HIGH SCHOOL, 2-5:30 pm.

If you’ve ever attended an All-School Reunion, you know that the class celebrating its 50th reunion gets the biggest and best room in the place. This year, the big room will be ours. We’ll have several hours to continue earlier conversations and to start new ones, some with old friends from other classes. Finger food will be served. There will be classic cars to see. We’ll take a class photograph. Our own Gary Smith will be the Master of Ceremonies at a recognition program in the auditorium. Scholarship students, monogram club members and this year’s Hall of Fame inductees will be honored, as will we. And we’ll be first on the program!

AFTER PARTY AT AN EXCITING NEW WEST SEATTLE RESTAURANT, 4-9 pm

SOME OF US WILL LEAVE THE ALL-SCHOOL REUNION ONCE WE’VE HAD OUR MOMENT IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT THE RECOGNITION PROGRAM. OTHERS MAY DECIDE TO STAY AT THE HIGH SCHOOL UNTIL THE ALL-SCHOOL REUNION ENDS. WHENEVER YOU LEAVE, CONSIDER DRIVING DOWN TO AN EXCITING NEW WEST SEATTLE RESTAURANT, SO NEW THAT WE’VE YET TO DISCOVER IT. FEAR NOT. WHEN WE FIND IT, WE’LL POST ITS NAME HERE. WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE RESTAURANT, YOUR CLASSMATES WILL BE WAITING TO GREET YOU. WITH ANY LUCK, DELICIOUS GREEN SALADS, SOUPS, SMALL PLATES AND FULL DINNERS WILL BE ON THE MENU, ALONG WITH A WIDE SELECTION OF COFFEE, SOFT DRINKS, CRAFT BEERS, DRAFT BEERS AND WINE. YOU’LL BE ABLE TO DRINK, SNACK OR EAT DINNER WHILE YOU BASK IN THE AFTERGLOW OF WHAT WE HOPE WILL HAVE BEEN A GLORIOUS REUNION.

Jul
22
Fri
2016
Chief Sealth IHS multi-class reunion @ Lincoln Park
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

If you are a ’60s or ’70s graduate of Chief Sealth High School, you’re invited to the first-ever multi-class reunion, 5-8 pm July 22nd on the beach at Lincoln Park. Organizer David Katt says picnic shelters #3 and #4, plus 20 tables, will be set up (the area closest to the park’s south end). He and Tom Huling from the Class of ’72 are sponsoring this first multi-class event, “with several other classes involved,” and you can reach him with questions at djkatt@comcast.net or 206-650-0863. The announcement also notes, “Some catering will be provided but Chief Sealth alums are encouraged to bring their own food and non-alcoholic beverages to this complimentary event.”

Jul
23
Sat
2016
WSHS Class of 1996 – 20th Reunion @ Dakota Park Place
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

West Seattle High School class of 1996 celebrates our 20-year High School Reunion!

We’re hosting an adult-only event on Saturday evening, followed by a family-friendly picnic Sunday. Please find more details on our website below – here are the basics:

RSVP: http://wshs1996reunion.blogspot.com/

July 23:
Dakota Park Place (West Seattle), 6:00–11:00 pm
Historic West Seattle Venue – Beer – Wine – Food – Memory Book – Photo Booth- 90s tunes – Memory lane slideshow!

July 24:
Family Day at Hiawatha Park (adjacent to WSHS), 12:00 noon

We look forward to seeing you!!

Jul
24
Sun
2016
WSHS Class of 1996 – 20th Reunion @ Hiawatha Park
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

West Seattle High School class of 1996 celebrates our 20-year High School Reunion!

We’re hosting an adult-only event on Saturday evening, followed by a family-friendly picnic Sunday. Please find more details on our website below – here are the basics:

RSVP: http://wshs1996reunion.blogspot.com/

July 23:
Dakota Park Place (West Seattle), 6:00–11:00 pm
Historic West Seattle Venue – Beer – Wine – Food – Memory Book – Photo Booth- 90s tunes – Memory lane slideshow!

July 24:
Family Day at Hiawatha Park (adjacent to WSHS), 12:00 noon

We look forward to seeing you!!

Aug
20
Sat
2016
West Seattle High School Class of 1971 reunion @ WS Golf Course
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fun is Ageless; We are Timeless! Don’t Miss Out!

West Seattle High School’s Class of 1971’s 45th Reunion is rapidly approaching! Our “Throwback to 1971” is Saturday, August 20 at West Seattle Golf Course Clubhouse from 4 pm to 10 pm.

We’ll be celebrating with ’70s Music, Cocktail Food, a Photo Booth, Friendship, Nostalgia and so much more! Several from our Class will be speaking in the Program which starts at 6:00 pm.

For more details and how to join us please see our Facebook page “West Seattle High School Class of 1971” or contact Jim Biava at Jim@JimBiava.com

Apr
12
Wed
2017
‘Why Art Matters’ Panel @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park) will participate in a discussion Wednesday evening about the role of public investments in the arts and the health of our community, plus the current landscape of dedicated arts funding. The panel, ‘Why Art Matters’ is co-sponsored by KUOW FM, the Office of Arts and Culture, and Councilmember Herbold and will include representatives from the Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle Symphony and Arts Corps.

WHAT:  ‘Why Art Matters’ panel with break-out sessions focusing on specific issues and action steps

WHEN: Wednesday, April 12
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106

WHO:
Councilmember Lisa Herbold
Marcie Sillman, KUOW
Vivian Phillips, Seattle Arts Commission
Simon Woods, Seattle Symphony
James Miles, Executive Director of Arts Corps.

Now more than ever, the arts play an important role in defining our identity and leading the way for racial equity. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) are vital for our community’s well-being.

The 2018 federal budget released by Donald Trump proposes elimination of federal support for the NEA and CPB. A full federal budget proposal is expected in May, and will inspire a myriad questions about how to help numerous groups remain solvent continue this important work, as well as the larger question of what the elimination of government-sponsored cultural agencies communicates to Americans and the rest of the world.

Please NOTE: The event is FREE and guests are invited to RSVP online and in advance

Apr
21
Fri
2017
Seattle Warrior’s Call: Healing Through Service @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VeteransRespond and Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center are proud to present, “Seattle Warrior’s Call: Healing Through Service”, where attendees will be informed, inspired, energized and empowered to join the fight to protect our water, environment, people, and future generations of all species.

The event will feature brave warriors who are veterans of both the US Armed Services and of the Standing Rock Movement. Joseph George, an Air Force Veteran; Brandee Paisano, a US Navy Veteran and Laguna Pueblo Native; and Mark Sanderson, a US Army Veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart, will be among the powerful speakers telling their stories.

Opening ceremony and prayer will be led by members of the Duwamish Tribe, including Ken Workman, and Paul Wagner, with speaking from Raymond Kingfisher as well.

As sworn defenders of our country, the veterans of VeteransRespond felt called to support environmental rights, and Native Lands. That call to action has become a movement, a journey to ongoing community activism and worldwide healing. They are proud to share their personal journeys at this very special event.

Join for an Inspiring and Unforgettable Evening
Friday, April 21, 2017
Doors open at 7:00 PM.
Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
4705 Marginal Way SW

Admission is FREE and open to the public.

The space is wheelchair accessible.

About VeteransRespond:
VeteransRespond is a service organization founded in December 2016 by disabled Veterans who were part of the advance team at Standing Rock.  VeteransRespond works to organize and coordinate highly trained Veteran volunteers to provide relief and service work in environmental and man-made disaster sites all across the United States. The organization was born out of the Standing Rock movement, which saw more than 4,000 veterans mobilize to Camp Oceti in defense of the Water Protectors and those standing against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

DAPL, a 1,172-mile pipeline to transport crude oil across the Midwestern US, jeopardizes the drinking water of millions of Americans while simultaneously desecrating the sacred ground of the Lakota/Sioux nation. The veterans of VeteransRespond believe wholeheartedly that DAPL must be opposed in accordance with their oaths to protect America from enemies both foreign and domestic.

To learn more, visit VeteransRespond.org

May
25
Thu
2017
Pelican Brewing Beer Tasting and Fundraiser for Veterans @ The Beer Junction
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We welcome Pelican Brewing to The Beer Junction! You can try 5 of their beers during our weekly tasting event from 5-8PM. We will be be donating 1/2 of the proceeds from the tasting event to the West Seattle VFW, and the volunteers from the WS VFW will be handing out poppies.

We will have the following beers for the event:

1. Umbrella IPA
2. Dirty Bird IPA
3. Beak Breaker Double IPA
4. 2014 Stormwatcher
5. Tsunami Stout

Also on tap, but not part of the tasting, will be the Father of all Tsunamis and Mother of all Storms (2016).

Thursday, May 25, from 5-8PM.
At The Beer Junction, 4511 California SW.

WS VFW (West Seattle Veterans of Foreign Wars)

May
29
Mon
2017
Memorial Day volunteer opportunity: American flags @ West Seattle Alaska Junction
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Community members of all ages are welcome to join members of the American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle to help decorate the Alaska Junction for Memorial Day.

Help put up American Flags at 9:00 am and / or assist in taking them
down at 5:00 pm in the Alaska Junction, on Monday, May 29. 2017.

Volunteers are requested to meet on the northeast corner of California and Alaska St.

Since 1922 The American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle has served veterans, their families and the community.

The American Legion is the nation’s largest veteran’s wartime service organization. The services provided include help with VA claims, assistance in finding employment, financial advice and support for current members of the military.

Jun
3
Sat
2017
West Seattle High School Centennial and All-School Reunion
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:45 pm

2017 Schedule of Events:

4:00 – 4:30 pm Pick up programs, name tag and roam the halls
4:30 – 5:15 pm Individual Class Reunions in assigned rooms.
4:30 – 5:15 pm “92 Years of Westside Pride” video in the Theater
5:15 – 6:15 pm Presentations in the Theater: Hall of Fame induction, Scholar-ships Awarded, Recognition of the 50th Reunion of the Class of 1967
6:15 – 6:30 pm Assemble outside the North Entrance for the Group Hug Photo
6:30 pm Photo shoot – please be prompt

ALL ARE INVITED TO JOIN US FOR THE GROUP HUG PHOTO EVENT:

The photo known as a Group Hug for West Seattle High School will be taken at the conclusion of the annual All-School Reunion that afternoon.

Mark the date, June 3rd, 2017!

For more information, or to volunteer to help, contact Jim Biava, All-School Reunion chair, 206-387-2683, jim@jimbiava.com, or Clay Eals, executive director, Southwest Seattle Historical Society, 206-484-8008, clay.eals@loghousemuseum.info

Jul
28
Fri
2017
Chief Sealth High School Multi-Class Reunion—All Classes 60’s, 70’s & 80’s @ Lincoln Park
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chief Sealth High School Multi-Class Reunion—All Classes 60’s, 70’s & 80’s Welcome! Friday, July 28th from 5-8 pm.
Lincoln Park Shelters closest to Fauntleroy Ferry Dock on the beach
FREE! Go here Chief Sealth All Class Reunion for more information.

Sep
4
Mon
2017
Disabled American Veterans’ pancake breakfast and open house
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) chapter 23
4857 Delridge Way SW

Pancake breakfast/open house
Labor Day, September 4, 2017
Breakfast from 9 AM to 12 PM
Open house from 12 PM to 3 PM

Fulfilling our promises to the men and women who served

Having newly renovated our meeting space, we want to invite the community, especially veterans, to the open house event! Labor Day, Monday, September 4. Enjoy hot cakes, sausage and hot coffee, then take a tour of our facility. Learn of the free services and assistance offered to our American veterans.

Sep
9
Sat
2017
SCATS Reunion @ Delridge Community Center
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From Tre Gordon:

I have teamed up with a few community members including Susan and Bud Turner, retired teachers and the originators of SCATS, to host an awesome community event. We’re calling it SCATS Reunion! This event will be open to the public and is from 12:00-4:00 pm at the Delridge Community Center. Come see if you’ve still got it! Play games, compete and win prizes. It will be fun for the whole family!

Sep
23
Sat
2017
WSHS Class of ’77 40th Reunion @ The Brockey Center, South Seattle Collee
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm

West Seattle High School Class of ’77 will hold its 40th reunion the evening of Saturday, September 23rd, at The Brockey Center on the campus of South Seattle College.

All information about the event, as well as the link to purchase tickets, can be found at http://wshsclassof1977.brownpapertickets.com.

Classmates with questions are welcome to contact Mary Rose Toal, reunion committee chair, via email to mary.r.toal@gmail.com.

Mar
17
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Apr
21
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

May
17
Thu
2018
West Seattle High School Class of 1963 reunion @ Bahama Breeze
May 17 all-day

West Seattle High School Class of 1963 Reunion!

Our 55th reunion is May 17, 2018 at the Bahama Breeze. Please contact Jane at 206 938-4439 before March 31 if you wish to attend.

May
19
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Jun
2
Sat
2018
West Seattle High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion @ South Seattle College, Brockey Center
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
16
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Jun
23
Sat
2018
West Seattle High School Class of 1988 gathering @ The Bridge
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We will be having a social gathering for classmates who graduated from WSHS in 1988 on Saturday, June 23rd from 5 pm to 8 pm at The Bridge in West Seattle. The Bridge is located at 6301 California Avenue in West Seattle. This event is for classmates and will be followed by a family picnic at Lincoln Park on Sunday. Additional details regarding the picnic can be found on the West Seattle Blog Calendar.

Jun
24
Sun
2018
West Seattle High School Class of 1988 Reunion @ Lincoln Park
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

We are having our West Seattle High School Class of 1988 Reunion at Lincoln Park on Sunday, June 24th from 11 am to 5 pm.

We have reserved Shelter #5 and all of the surrounding picnic tables at Lincoln Park. It is near the wading pool and the baseball fields. Bring your glove if you are interested in playing some softball.

This will be a potluck-style reunion for classmates and their families. Please plan on joining us and bringing your favorite dish to share. Some food and beverages will be provided, but we are counting on classmates to bring some dishes too.

RSVP info here.

Jul
21
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Aug
18
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Sep
15
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

West Seattle High School Class of 1978 Reunion @ Rainier Golf and Country Club
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 16 @ 12:30 am

40th reunion this year for the West Seattle High School Class of 1978. Saturday, September 15th, at Rainier Golf and Country Club, 5 pm-12:30 am, with music by Pro DJs. $60/person – contact Denise to get on the list, denisem49 (at) comcast (dot) net – payment options to come, menu to come. No-host bar.

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Nov
16
Fri
2018
Boutique Experience Shopping Event @ Daystar
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Boutique Experience Event at Daystar Retirement Village
November 16, 10 am – 3 pm
2615 SW Barton Street

This is a shopping event at Daystar Retirement Village, with the Boutique Experience, where you will discover special & unique treasures that you cannot find in your local department stores. Our small personal-size events consist of 5-8 vendors, who will provide you with superior & personal customer service, fabulous shopping opportunities, and a whole lot of fun!

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Dec
1
Sat
2018
Community School of West Seattle Holiday Bazaar
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Holiday bazaar with local vendors at The Community School of West Seattle.

Dec
2
Sun
2018
Winter Holiday Bazaar & Open House @ Miss Sheryl's Ballet
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Miss Sheryl’s Ballet is hosting a Winter Bazaar & Open House to celebrate our expansion … Lots of shopping opportunities, raffles, kids’ activities, and more.

Princess Elsa will be coming in for a bit!

Come see my new space and find the perfect gift for the holidays.

Dec
8
Sat
2018
Alizah Olivas Trunk Show at Capers @ Capers Home
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Capers Home of West Seattle hosts local jeweler Alizah Olivas.

Alizah’s collection features semi-precious stones, mixed metals in a single piece, and chains embellished with semi-precious stones. For this trunk show, Alizah will have everything from rings to bracelets to necklaces available for purchase. She makes all her jewelry by hand, and each piece is uniquely different. Her jewelry is the perfect gift this holiday season.

CAPERS is the home entertaining and gift shop in the West Seattle Junction that features locally sourced, eco-friendly, and fairly-traded products to make your house a home. Owner Lisa Myers and staf, dedicate both time and resources to help those in the neighborhood who are less fortunate.

Dec
9
Sun
2018
Alizah Olivas Trunk Show at Capers @ Capers Home
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Capers Home of West Seattle hosts local jeweler Alizah Olivas.

Alizah’s collection features semi-precious stones, mixed metals in a single piece, and chains embellished with semi-precious stones. For this trunk show, Alizah will have everything from rings to bracelets to necklaces available for purchase. She makes all her jewelry by hand, and each piece is uniquely different. Her jewelry is the perfect gift this holiday season.

CAPERS is the home entertaining and gift shop in the West Seattle Junction that features locally sourced, eco-friendly, and fairly-traded products to make your house a home. Owner Lisa Myers and staf, dedicate both time and resources to help those in the neighborhood who are less fortunate.

Dec
13
Thu
2018
Seattle Stand Down Event for Homeless and At-Risk Veterans @ South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
Dec 13 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

South Seattle College’s Georgetown Campus will host the eighth annual Seattle Stand Down on Dec. 13 and Dec. 14, where homeless and at-risk veterans and their families will be offered free access to a wide array of resources and services.

The Seattle Stand Down, a volunteer team of veterans dedicated to supporting veterans experiencing homelessness, is a one-stop shop for resources and services available to veterans who currently lack permanent housing or simply need a “hand up” in order to prevent homelessness.

Representatives from local businesses, non-profits, educational institutions, and all levels of government will be on hand with volunteers to provide medical screenings, eye exams, dental services, legal aid, employment opportunities, housing assistance, case management referrals, haircuts, personal hygiene items and meals.  The two-day event will also offer employment assistance and legal resources.

Services and resources will be provided at the Gene Colin Education Hall – Bldg C, 6737 Corson Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98108. Parking passes will be made available to veterans receiving services.

The Seattle Stand Down is unique from other stand down events in that it has a separate area designated for women where they can feel safe and comfortable. Providers will offer services specifically for women veterans including health care, advocacy, counseling, employment and personal care.

The Seattle Stand Down was founded as a community service project of student veterans at Seattle Central College. The Seattle Colleges District has hosted the event since its inception eight years ago.  Major funding for the Seattle Stand Down has been made possible through a Veterans Employment and Training Service grant from the U.S. Department of Labor as well as additional funding through the King County Veterans Program, funded by the Veteran, Seniors and Human Services Levy.

[South Seattle College is a West Seattle Blog sponsor.]

Dec
14
Fri
2018
Seattle Stand Down Event for Homeless and At-Risk Veterans @ South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
Dec 14 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

South Seattle College’s Georgetown Campus will host the eighth annual Seattle Stand Down on Dec. 13 and Dec. 14, where homeless and at-risk veterans and their families will be offered free access to a wide array of resources and services.

The Seattle Stand Down, a volunteer team of veterans dedicated to supporting veterans experiencing homelessness, is a one-stop shop for resources and services available to veterans who currently lack permanent housing or simply need a “hand up” in order to prevent homelessness.

Representatives from local businesses, non-profits, educational institutions, and all levels of government will be on hand with volunteers to provide medical screenings, eye exams, dental services, legal aid, employment opportunities, housing assistance, case management referrals, haircuts, personal hygiene items and meals.  The two-day event will also offer employment assistance and legal resources.

Services and resources will be provided at the Gene Colin Education Hall – Bldg C, 6737 Corson Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98108. Parking passes will be made available to veterans receiving services.

The Seattle Stand Down is unique from other stand down events in that it has a separate area designated for women where they can feel safe and comfortable. Providers will offer services specifically for women veterans including health care, advocacy, counseling, employment and personal care.

The Seattle Stand Down was founded as a community service project of student veterans at Seattle Central College. The Seattle Colleges District has hosted the event since its inception eight years ago.  Major funding for the Seattle Stand Down has been made possible through a Veterans Employment and Training Service grant from the U.S. Department of Labor as well as additional funding through the King County Veterans Program, funded by the Veteran, Seniors and Human Services Levy.

[South Seattle College is a West Seattle Blog sponsor.]

Dec
15
Sat
2018
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Jan
19
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Jan
26
Sat
2019
Pop-Up Benefit for Local Artist Christine Olson @ Capers
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Aid to an artist … at least that is what we’re hoping for.

Popular and beloved Capers-art walk artist Christine Helen Olson has had a tough holiday season. Many of you may have heard of the early-morning fire in Fremont on Christmas Eve that badly damaged Sfingiday, Christine’s newly-opened gift and art gallery that supports art and fine crafts created by artists from around the U.S.

The cause was arson.

Capers is supporting Christine with a Sfingiday pop-up while she gets back on her feet.

Christine will be with us showing her paintings and work from many of the artists and crafts folks she promotes.

We’d like your help. Please come. Join us for a sip and a bite. Please invite your customers. Bring friends, neighbors, your posse, and peeps. Bring smiling faces, warm hugs, well wishes, and any support you can.

Purchases appreciated.

Donations accepted.

All proceeds directly benefit Christine’s gallery.

Feb
16
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Feb
19
Tue
2019
Envisioning Seattle’s Small Lot Zoning Future @ Southwest Branch Library
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Seattle is going to change thousands of residential lots from “Single Family” to “Residential Small Lot” (RSL) as part of the MHA zoning reform. The rules covering RSL designations have been rewritten, and there are many questions about how it will affect our neighborhoods such as South Park, Highland Park, and the Junctions.

  • First, what is RSL and what kinds of new development are we likely to see?
  • Second, how does RSL address displacement, affordability, density, or sustainability?
  • Finally, how can we improve RSL so that it can be the most effective before the ordinance comes before the Council?

If you live in an urban village or are interested in innovative infill housing, join Matt Hutchins, AIA for this informational talk.

RSVP here: Envisioning Seattle’s Small Lot Zoning Future.

Mar
13
Wed
2019
Opening Doors: Buying Your First Home @ Windermere Office
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Have you been to a few open houses, maybe talked to the real estate agent hosting the open, but still nervous about buying a home? Buying a home is fun, exciting and nerve wracking all at the same time, especially if you’ve never bought a home before.

This meetup will not only take the mystery out of the process, but provide a different approach to buying a home that’s sensible and not just hit and miss. We’ll have some fun too! (There are M&M’s involved!)

Coffee, tea and snacks (other than M&M’s) will be provided.

We’ll be meeting at the Windermere office in West Seattle – 4526 California Ave SW. There’s street parking, and free 3 hour parking behind the building (enter the parking lot off 42nd Ave SW, not the alley).

Mar
16
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Apr
12
Fri
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Apr
13
Sat
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Apr
14
Sun
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Apr
15
Mon
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Apr
16
Tue
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Apr
17
Wed
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Apr
18
Thu
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Apr
19
Fri
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Apr
20
Sat
2019
Lobby Sale at the Mount @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Gem Of A Sale
April 12th thru 20th 9:00 am to 5pm Daily

Jewelry of Silver and Gold, Pearls, Diamonds, and Semi-Precious Stones, Vintage Treasures …

Your generous donations make our sales possible
Al proceeds to PMSV Foundation to support resident programs

Providence Mount Saint Vincent

Disabled American Veterans meeting
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Shopping pop-ups @ Alair Gift Shop
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

With our new space, I have a big back room area where we are going to be hosting a lot of pop-ups with other small business owners.

Next weekend (April 20) I have Jenns Cookie Jar (West Seattle owned)

April 27-28 Paper Boat Booksellers to celebrate Independent Booksellers Day

May 4 Nordy Made Pop Up for Mothers Day (a female-owned jewelry business in WS)

Apr
27
Sat
2019
Shopping pop-ups @ Alair Gift Shop
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

With our new space, I have a big back room area where we are going to be hosting a lot of pop-ups with other small business owners.

Next weekend (April 20) I have Jenns Cookie Jar (West Seattle owned)

April 27-28 Paper Boat Booksellers to celebrate Independent Booksellers Day

May 4 Nordy Made Pop Up for Mothers Day (a female-owned jewelry business in WS)

Apr
28
Sun
2019
Shopping pop-ups @ Alair Gift Shop
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

With our new space, I have a big back room area where we are going to be hosting a lot of pop-ups with other small business owners.

Next weekend (April 20) I have Jenns Cookie Jar (West Seattle owned)

April 27-28 Paper Boat Booksellers to celebrate Independent Booksellers Day

May 4 Nordy Made Pop Up for Mothers Day (a female-owned jewelry business in WS)

May
1
Wed
2019
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
4
Sat
2019
Shopping pop-ups @ Alair Gift Shop
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

With our new space, I have a big back room area where we are going to be hosting a lot of pop-ups with other small business owners.

Next weekend (April 20) I have Jenns Cookie Jar (West Seattle owned)

April 27-28 Paper Boat Booksellers to celebrate Independent Booksellers Day

May 4 Nordy Made Pop Up for Mothers Day (a female-owned jewelry business in WS)

May
18
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

May
25
Sat
2019
Memorial Day poppy distribution at WS Thriftway
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join American Legion Post 160 and ALA Unit 160 this Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26 at the Morgan Junction Thriftway where members will distribute bright red poppies in honor of our fallen service members. The poppy has become an internationally recognized symbol of the lives sacrificed in war and the hope that none died in vain. One hundred percent of donations go directly to help local veterans.

On September 27, 1920, the poppy became the official flower of The American Legion family to memorialize the soldiers who fought and died during the war. In 1924, the distribution of poppies became a national program of The American Legion.

Each year, members of The American Legion family, led by the American Legion Auxiliary, distribute poppies with a request that the person receiving the flower make a donation to support the future of veterans, active-duty military personnel and their families with medical and financial needs.

May
26
Sun
2019
Memorial Day poppy distribution at WS Thriftway
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join American Legion Post 160 and ALA Unit 160 this Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26 at the Morgan Junction Thriftway where members will distribute bright red poppies in honor of our fallen service members. The poppy has become an internationally recognized symbol of the lives sacrificed in war and the hope that none died in vain. One hundred percent of donations go directly to help local veterans.

On September 27, 1920, the poppy became the official flower of The American Legion family to memorialize the soldiers who fought and died during the war. In 1924, the distribution of poppies became a national program of The American Legion.

Each year, members of The American Legion family, led by the American Legion Auxiliary, distribute poppies with a request that the person receiving the flower make a donation to support the future of veterans, active-duty military personnel and their families with medical and financial needs.

Jun
1
Sat
2019
West Seattle High School Class of 1957 Reunion @ Salty's on Alki
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

West Seattle High School
Class of ’57
2019 All School Reunion Warm Up Event

Saturday June 1 2019
Salty’s on Alki
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Cost- $50

Send checks – made out to WS Class of ‘57 to:
Beverly McMillin
102 State St So # 114W
Kirkland, WA 98033

A great opportunity to set the mood for the All School Reunion!!

For more information please contact:
Beverly McMillin 206-498-9955 chochosan29@hotmail.com
Gwen Fraser 206-228-4068 gfraser49@msn.com

West Seattle High School 2019 all-school reunion
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

WEST SEATTLE HIGH SCHOOL ALL-SCHOOL REUNION

First off – please note that we’re shaking things up a bit this year! With accessibility issues of many of our honored guests, and a very small cast of volunteers managing this event, we’ve opted for a MUCH simpler approach than in years past. Instead of breaking out into classrooms, we are designating tables for each range of years in or around the Commons, and for some in the Library. Think very large open house vibe. As laid out in the program map, tables will be organized chronologically by year range, so most of you will be next to the table of classes in the range above or behind you. No more climbing stairs, hunting for elusive rooms, traversing a daunting length of hallways, and dashing between classrooms to find and greet friends and family from other years.

We thank you in advance for supporting this change! As always, we welcome suggestions for improvement (highly recommended to be accompanied by offers for help ;) ), in our effort to maximize community and rapport while minimizing effort for planners and guests alike.

2019 Schedule of Events

4:00 – 5:30 pm View the Classic Cars showcased on SW Stevens outside the Historical entrance

4:00 – 4:30 pm Sign in, pick up programs, name tag and roam the halls

4:30 – 5:30 pm Individual Class Reunions in the Commons (or Library)

5:00 – 5:30 pm Hall of Fame Member’s video plays in the Theater

5:30 – 7:00 pm Presentations in the Theater: Scholarships Announcements, Recognition of the 50th Reunion of the Class of 1969, Hall of Fame Induction

And….

4:00 – 6:45 pm WSHS Baseball Team selling Mariners Tickets to benefit the WSHS Baseball

4:00 – 6:45 pm Refreshments available for purchase to benefit the Student Booster Club programs

West Seattle High School 2019 All-School Reunion After-Party @ Whisky West
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm

West Seattle High School Alumni All-School Reunion After-Party Open Mic at Whisky West, Sat 6/1 7:30 pm:

Tim Turner has announced 2019 is his last year to host the annual open-mic live music event long known as the Westside High Alumni All-School Reunion After-Party. This event, started in 2006, features any number of willing and talented alumni musicians. Expect to see many of the usual suspects including Kevin Mason and others. In addition, there will be a special performance this year. The Crystal Sect band, made up of West Seattle High School students back in the 60’s, will perform a musical reprisal. Joining Tim are the other former Crystal Sect band members, Tom Hopp on bass, Dave Coleman on drums, Bob Rice on guitar, and Marc Orsen on keys.
Whisky West enjoys welcoming this robust community of revelers, and offer concoctions such as The Westside High and The Wildcat specialty drinks sporting visual hues of blue and gold.

Drop on over following the All-School Reunion for great snack and dinner options in addition to their notable beverage offerings, where fellow Westside High Alumni share an evening of music, dancing and community.

21 and older, please.

No official association to the West Seattle High School Alumni Association

Jun
5
Wed
2019
American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Jun 5 @ 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.

Jun
15
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Jul
3
Wed
2019
American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Jul 3 @ 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.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Jul
27
Sat
2019
VFW Refresh @ West Seattle VFW
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join West Seattle VFW, The Mission Continues, American Legion Post 206, and the Seattle University Veterans Community as we all come together to give the West Seattle VFW a fresh new look on the exterior of the building! This is a family-friendly event and ALL are encouraged to come out and help give a new look to one of Seattle’s original VFW Posts.

Have questions or want to get involved? Here are the points of contact for each organization:

West Seattle VFW | Steve Strand | asdf123495@gmail.com

Mission Continues | Linh Thai | lthai@missioncontinues.org

American Legion Post 206 | Jordan Houghton | commander@post206.org

Seattle University Veterans Community | Tom Hove | tomhove206@gmail.com

We thank everyone for supporting our mission and vision of giving back!

Pacific NW Black Veterans Appreciation/Celebration @ DAV Chapter 23
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

The West Seattle Chapter of Disabled American Veterans will be hosting its inaugural Pacific Northwest Black Veterans Appreciation and Celebration July 27, 11am-5pm, at its headquarters, located at 4857 Delridge Way SW.

DAV created the event to honor the unique sacrifices and contributions made by our nation’s nearly three million Black Veterans – sacrifices that have often either been completely minimized, or have gone completely overlooked.

The event will include presentations from organizations that serve area veterans, a storytelling block featuring narratives of Black Veterans past and present, and panel discussions focusing on how to best help Black Veterans struggling with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, and the role arts and creativity play in the healing of trauma.

During the Celebration, Chapter 23 will also present its first Distinguished Veterans Service Award to Mrs. Frankie Manning, former Chief of Nursing at VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and founder of the first minority veterans program launched at the hospital.

“The Pacific Northwest Black Veterans Appreciation and Celebration is the result of our yearly lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C., and is emblematic of what DAV means when we say we’re all about ‘serving the men and women who’ve served’,” said Ron Bryant, Commander, DAV Chapter 23.

He continued, “With support from our local Congressman, Adam Smith – a man with a proven track record of supporting our military, and of supporting our veterans – we wanted to use our platform as the most diverse DAV chapter in Washington State to help shine a light on those who feel their service to this country remains unappreciated.”

Commander Bryant concluded, “It is an honor to be able to do this for them.”

Entertainment will be provided by DJ TopSpin. A caterednch – free of charge – will be provided by Chef Tarik Abdullah.

The event is free, and is open to the public.

Aug
7
Wed
2019
American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Aug 7 @ 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.

Aug
17
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Sep
4
Wed
2019
American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Sep 4 @ 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.

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

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

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

Oct
2
Wed
2019
American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Oct 2 @ 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.

Oct
16
Wed
2019
First-Time Home Buyer Class @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm

You’re invited to an official first-time home buyer class sponsored by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission!

The homebuying process can seem complex and a little overwhelming to many first-time home buyers. This seminar will change all that by providing you with the information, tools, and confidence necessary to make your dream of home ownership a reality!

Join us and discover:

  • Special loan programs, like zero-down payment programs for WA residents
  • In-depth info on the homebuying process
  • Tips on how to prepare a winning offer on your dream home.

Dinner will be provided and space is limited, so RSVP as soon as possible to learn the best steps to take on your home buying journey.

Oct
19
Sat
2019
Disabled American Veterans meeting
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Nov
2
Sat
2019
First-Time Home Buyer Class @ Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
Nov 2 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

You’re invited to an official first-time home buyer class sponsored by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission!

The homebuying process can seem complex and a little overwhelming to many first-time home buyers. This seminar will change all that by providing you with the information, tools, and confidence necessary to make your dream of home ownership a reality!

Join us and discover:

  • Special loan programs, like zero-down payment programs for WA residents
  • In-depth info on the homebuying process
  • Tips on how to prepare a winning offer on your dream home.

Dinner will be provided and space is limited, so RSVP as soon as possible to learn the best steps to take on your home buying journey.

Nov
6
Wed
2019
American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Nov 6 @ 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.

Nov
8
Fri
2019
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Participating artists are listed here (PDF).

Nov
9
Sat
2019
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Nov
10
Sun
2019
Fauntleroy Fine Art and Holiday Gift Show 2019 @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Browse the work of 18 area artists and artistic crafters during this 10th annual show and take home something special for a loved one or to enjoy yourself.

Fauntleroy Fine Art & Holiday Gift Show @ Fauntleroy Church
Nov. 8 @ 5:00-8:00 pm
Nov. 9 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Nov. 10 @ 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Nov
15
Fri
2019
The Mount’s Annual Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bake Sale and Bazaar!!

Providence Mt. St. Vincent
4831 35th Avenue SW
Fri-Sat Nov. 15 & 16 Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! Welcome to our 15th Bazaar! Lots of wonderful things including

vintage ornaments, decorated table top trees, wreaths, garlands, bears, pet gifts, Santas, angels, snowmen, home decor and more!

Fabulous raffle basket and beautiful raffle quilt. The bake sale will be wonderful and, of course, includes JoAnne’s Fabulous Fudge.

Every penny we earn goes toward our residents’ programs. See you there!

Nov
16
Sat
2019
The Mount’s Annual Holiday Bazaar & Bake Sale @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bake Sale and Bazaar!!

Providence Mt. St. Vincent
4831 35th Avenue SW
Fri-Sat Nov. 15 & 16 Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! Welcome to our 15th Bazaar! Lots of wonderful things including

vintage ornaments, decorated table top trees, wreaths, garlands, bears, pet gifts, Santas, angels, snowmen, home decor and more!

Fabulous raffle basket and beautiful raffle quilt. The bake sale will be wonderful and, of course, includes JoAnne’s Fabulous Fudge.

Every penny we earn goes toward our residents’ programs. See you there!

Disabled American Veterans meeting
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Disabled American Veterans’ local chapter has meetings every third Saturday, followed by a meal. More information is on the group’s website.

Rainier Watch Pop-Up Shop @ Alair
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come check out epic Mount Rainier inspired apparel items like hats, tees and stickers from local small business Rainier Watch at Alair in West Seattle this Saturday from 12-3 pm.

Nov
23
Sat
2019
Holiday Pop-Up Shopping & Home Tours @ WestBridge
Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nov
29
Fri
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Dec
1
Sun
2019
Duwamish Native NW Holiday Gift Fair & Art Market @ Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for our annual Native art market and gift fair this holiday season! Free and open to the public, this event features local vendors and Native makers and artists showcasing goods including wood carvings, bead work, drums, prints, paintings, and more. Grab some fry bread and hot coffee and escape the Seattle winter for two weekends in November and December to find the perfect gifts for family, friends, or yourself!

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center
10 am-5 pm
November 29, 30, December 1
and
December 13,14,15

Opened in 2009, the Longhouse is a traditional cedar post and beam structure designed in the Puget Salish Longhouse style. It houses a Native Art Gallery, Duwamish History Museum, Gift Shop, Duwamish Tribal Offices, and traditional Longhouse. As in ancient times, Longhouse is the site where tribal business is conducted and cultural & educational events are held. It is the first Duwamish Longhouse built since the last one was burned down in West Seattle in 1894 to push the Duwamish off their land. In 1851, there were over 90 Duwamish Longhouses.

Dec
4
Wed
2019
American Legion Post 160 business meeting
Dec 4 @ 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.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair @ C & P Coffee Company
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

C & P Coffee Company (WSB sponsor) is hosting a holiday arts & crafts fair!

December 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

A free event featuring unique, local arts and crafts for sale at the coffee shop. Jewelry, toys, clothing, prints, paintings, furniture, and more!

Makers’ Market at Tibbetts UMC
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Makers Market @ Tibbetts UMC (WSB sponsor). Saturday, Dec 7th, 10 am – 3 pm and Sunday, Dec 8th, 11:30 am– 1 pm. Just in time for the holidays, Tibbetts has a beautiful and unique selection of hand-sewn items, stocking stuffers, crafts, gift baskets, and baked goods available for sale. This year our Makers Market includes artisans from the community! If you would like to rent a table this year, please contact us via this link & we will be in touch.

Our artisans have been using their creative talents and merrily making items that demonstrate their passions. Shoppers – sip on a hot beverage and Christmas cookies while you choose the perfect gifts for special people in your life: children, teachers, bosses, friends, family members. The Makers Market will be held in the Fellowship Hall at the corner of 41st and Andover streets in West Seattle. This year all the proceeds from the Makers Market go to the West Seattle Helpline.

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Makers’ Market at Tibbetts UMC
Dec 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Makers Market @ Tibbetts UMC (WSB sponsor). Saturday, Dec 7th, 10 am – 3 pm and Sunday, Dec 8th, 11:30 am– 1 pm. Just in time for the holidays, Tibbetts has a beautiful and unique selection of hand-sewn items, stocking stuffers, crafts, gift baskets, and baked goods available for sale. This year our Makers Market includes artisans from the community! If you would like to rent a table this year, please contact us via this link & we will be in touch.

Our artisans have been using their creative talents and merrily making items that demonstrate their passions. Shoppers – sip on a hot beverage and Christmas cookies while you choose the perfect gifts for special people in your life: children, teachers, bosses, friends, family members. The Makers Market will be held in the Fellowship Hall at the corner of 41st and Andover streets in West Seattle. This year all the proceeds from the Makers Market go to the West Seattle Helpline.