West Seattle Event Calendar

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Aug
16
Tue
2016
Spanish Family Storytime (¡Hora de cuentos!) @ South Park Library
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Spanish Storytime/Hora de cuentos at South Park Library:

¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It’s Spanish story time for children and their families!)

Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis!

Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Todos los martes a las 6:30 pm en la biblioteca de South Park.

It’s Spanish Story Time for children and their families! Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our storytellers.

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.

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

Aug
21
Sun
2016
Saint Mary Sunday @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

First Lutheran Church of West Seattle has been celebrating this feast since 1980. Come and see how Martin Luther (1483-1546) praised Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ. For directions and more info go to flcws.org.

SAINT MARY SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2016, 10:30 am.

Aug
22
Mon
2016
Buddhist meditation classes @ Sound Yoga
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

What: West Seattle Buddhist Meditation Classes
When: Every Monday night 7:00–8:30 pm
Where: Held at Sound Yoga (WSB sponsor)

In this busy, chaotic world, the peace and happiness we are looking for can be found in our mind. These practical classes explore how we can apply simple meditation techniques and basic Buddhist psychology in your regular, daily life. Everyone is welcome; no previous meditation experience is necessary.

Class is $10, $5 for students/seniors (cash, check, Visa or Mastercard). Free for supporting members. We are a non-profit organization and teachers are volunteers. For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle#

Aug
28
Sun
2016
Kol HaNeshamah Annual Picnic @ Alki Beach Picnic Shelter
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join us at KHN‘s popular and fun annual picnic for members and prospective members. KHN will provide veggie burgers and other grilled delights. You provide the salads and side dishes (vegetarian, kosher fish, no nuts). Bring your family, friends, and fun-loving attitude! We look forward to seeing everyone at the Alki Beach picnic shelter (located at the north end of 62nd Avenue SW).

Sep
4
Sun
2016
Light Under the Bridge Music Festival @ Shorewood Foursquare Church
Sep 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

2ND Annual Light Under the Bridge Music Festival on September 4th at Shorewood Foursquare Church. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy some outdoor Christian music from local bands. Concert is free. Light Under the Bridge are asking for donations to aid the ministry with their Saturday mornings feeding of the homeless living in the jungle. They serve a full hot line breakfast as well as passing out clothing and toiletries. Their endeavors are supported through private donations. They are always looking for volunteers or donations of any kind. Come see us, enjoy the music, an afternoon snack and learn what they are all about. September 4th (Sunday) from 2 pm to 5 pm.

http://www.westsidefoursquare.org

Sep
6
Tue
2016
Spanish Family Storytime (¡Hora de cuentos!) @ South Park Library
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Spanish Storytime/Hora de cuentos at South Park Library:

¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It’s Spanish story time for children and their families!)

Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis!

Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Todos los martes a las 6:30 pm en la biblioteca de South Park.

It’s Spanish Story Time for children and their families! Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our storytellers.

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.

Sep
13
Tue
2016
Spanish Family Storytime (¡Hora de cuentos!) @ South Park Library
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Spanish Storytime/Hora de cuentos at South Park Library:

¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It’s Spanish story time for children and their families!)

Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis!

Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Todos los martes a las 6:30 pm en la biblioteca de South Park.

It’s Spanish Story Time for children and their families! Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our storytellers.

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.

Sep
18
Sun
2016
Duwamish Native Plant Stewardship Day @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sept. 18th at the Duwamish Longhouse. A fun day to learn about Native Plant stewardship. Talks, walk, food & opportunities. https://www.facebook.com/events/1089287014512753/

Free activities. 10am -Restoring Duwamish Native Plants; 11:30 am-Lunch provided; Free Hey Duwamish! App; 12:30 pm-Edible Native Plants; 1:30 pm-Urban Gardening Hotline; 2:30 pm-Duwamish Alive: talk & walk along the Duwamish River to restoration site. Upcoming volunteer opportunities.

10–11:30 am–Local Native Plants—Planting & Cultivation–Steve Richmond, Garden Cycles and Nancy Sackman, Duwamish Tribe. www.gardencycles.com, www.duwamishtribe.org

11:30-12:30–Lunch provided. Hey Duwamish! App Demo—Mapping environmental projects along the Duwamish River. www.heydywamish.org

12:30-1:30–Edible Native Plants—Pam Bond Cello, Snohomish Tribe
http://www.edcc.edu/campuscommunityfarm/cultural-kitchen.html

1:30-2:30–Urban Gardening—Free TA Program—Laura Matter,The Garden Hotline, Seattle Tilth. Building an ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable food system. www.seattletilth.org

2:30-4 pm–Duwamish Alive—Upcoming Habitat Restoration Volunteer Opportunities– Talk at the Longhouse followed by walk along the Duwamish River to restoration site at Herring House Park. www.duwamishalive.org

This year, the Duwamish Longhouse is reforesting the hillside behind the Longhouse and Seattle Park’s Department is restoring 40 acres in the West Seattle Green Belt. Duwamish activities are funded in part by a grant from the King County Conservation District. http://www.kingcd.org/programs-grant.htm

Our project’s objectives are:

– to restore the Longhouse’s property’s ecosystem by providing a place to sustain native food and medicine, habitat and wildlife in relation to the Duwamish culture,
– to engage the public and raise educational awareness of the Duwamish native culture and its relationship to the restored ecosystem, and
– to work with community partners to increase public awareness of urban reforestation stewardship.

Music Sunday @ Fauntleroy Church
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

At the annual Music Sunday, the Fauntleroy Chancel Choir and instrumentalists play their favorite anthems from the previous year. For more information, call 206-932-5600. Note: This particular Music Sunday was originally scheduled in June but was postponed due to a small fire.

Sun, September 18, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Fauntleroy Church

Sep
20
Tue
2016
Spanish Family Storytime (¡Hora de cuentos!) @ South Park Library
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Spanish Storytime/Hora de cuentos at South Park Library:

¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It’s Spanish story time for children and their families!)

Niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y juegos divertidos en español con las narradoras de cuentos infantiles Xiomara Melgar de El Salvador. ¡Gratis!

Los programas de la biblioteca son gratuitos. Todos los martes a las 6:30 pm en la biblioteca de South Park.

It’s Spanish Story Time for children and their families! Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our storytellers.

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.

Oct
2
Sun
2016
“Blessing of the Animals” event @ West Seattle High School (parking lot)
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church will offer blessings for animals in the West Seattle High School parking lot next door (3000 California SW) at 1:00 pm on Sunday October 2nd, 2016.

“Blessing of the Animals” is an annual tradition around the Feast Day for St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals.

The community is invited to bring all creatures great and small for this celebration and thanksgiving for the gift of animals. This is an annual event hosted by the people of St. John’s Episcopal Church in West Seattle.

Oct
16
Sun
2016
Blessing of the animals @ Fauntleroy Church UCC
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On Sunday, Oct. 2nd, Fauntleroy Church will host a free “blessing of the animals” at 2:00 pm in the sanctuary, with reception to follow.

All God’s creatures are invited to the sanctuary for a brief, beautiful, fun service to bless them for their daily gift of unconditional love. Bring a photo if your pet is shy or is no longer with you. And come for the joy of it, whether you currently have a pet or not! Refreshments for all to follow.

9140 California Ave. SW; fully accessible. www.fauntleroyucc.org or 206-932-5600.

Southwest Stories @ High Point Library
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join the Southwest Seattle Historical Society for a monthly series features presentations on the history of West Seattle, the Duwamish Peninsula, and the birthplace of Seattle. We call the series “SouthWest Stories.” Coming up at the High Point Library:

2 pm to 3 pm Sunday, Oct. 16th Join Larry Gossett, King County Council member and long-time neighborhood activist who will discuss “High Point and the Homeboys.”

FREE to the public, each presentation takes place on the third Sunday afternoon of the month. The venue rotates among the five Seattle Public Library branches on our peninsula.

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

This series is co-sponsored by The Seattle Public Library and the Southwest Seattle Historical Society. Podcasts of previous parts of this series are available on the Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s website.

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.

Oct
25
Tue
2016
‘El vestido de Tlamanalli’ @ South Park Library
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Participate in a beautiful story as author and actress Nora Girón-Dolce takes her audience on a trip through Mexican culture. The fable will discuss the beginnings of the Mexican tradition of setting up the offering and altar for the dead. This program will be presented entirely in Spanish and is for children ages 3-11.

El vestido de Tlamanalli – En esta bella fábula, la autora y actriz Nora Girón-Dolce nos guiará en un viaje imaginario hacia los inicios de la tradición mexicana de poner la ofrenda y el altar en el día de los Muertos. El público participará en la construcción de un pequeño altar de muertos, ayudándolos así a comprender el significado de la festividad y los elementos. Para familias con niños de edades 3-11.

6:30 pm to 7 pm Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the South Park Branch Library, 8604 Eighth Ave. S., 206-615-1688.

Oct
28
Fri
2016
‘El Bibliobandido’ workshop for kids @ Southwest Library
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

At the Southwest Library: Story-eating bandit on the loose! We need your juiciest of stories. Come to a workshop for ages 7 to 11 for hands-on bookmaking + science + storytelling.

El Bibliobandido workshop is about paper, acting, online, and digital storycrafting. It is based in the legend of El Bibliobandido (or “Book Bandit”), a ravenous, story-eating bandit that pesters kids to write and offer him fresh-baked stories. Through character and art kids will practice to create art, write stories, and use technology to make them come to life.

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.

Oct
29
Sat
2016
Free Film: ‘The Phenomenon Bruno Groening’ @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

A free screening of the documentary film: THE PHENOMENON BRUNO GROENING, On the Tracks of the “Miracle Healer”

The Sensation from 1949 is current again today!

“There is no incurable, God is the greatest physician!” – Bruno Groening

This documentary follows the life of an amazing healer and teacher, as told through the eyes of witnesses, news reports, and some of his own lectures.

Admission is free. The film takes place in three parts (approximately 95 minutes each) with breaks between each one. Starts at 10:30 and ends by 5:30.

Location: West Seattle (Admiral) Public Library.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-phenomenom-bruno-groening-on-the-tracks-of-the-miracle-healer-tickets-27694804907

Nov
5
Sat
2016
Longfellow Creek Watershed Walk & Salmon Watch @ Dragonfly Pavillion
Nov 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

From Puget Soundkeeper Alliance:

Join us as we walk a section of Longfellow Creek in West Seattle to investigate the health of one of our local salmon runs. Longfellow Creek, which flows from Roxhill Bog to Elliot Bay, provides spawning habitat for a population of coho salmon every year.

A group of dedicated volunteers is working with Soundkeeper to monitor whether the coho in Longfellow reproduce successfully or succumb to stormwater pollution in the river and die before spawning (a phenomenon known as pre-spawn mortality). Every day for the duration of the salmon run, teams are documenting their observations of live coho and dissecting the dead carcasses to check spawning condition. Come join our Saturday group of volunteers and see them in action!

Also at the event will be groups from the Nature Consortium, Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association, King County Conservation District, and the City of Seattle to talk about wetland recovery, native plants, rain gardens, and what Seattle is doing to reduce the effects of toxic stormwater runoff on salmon populations and other wildlife.

This is a great way to observe one of nature’s most amazing migrations, get a taste of scientific field work, and learn more about what you can do to restore the health of our local waterways.

Equipment: Be prepared to get dirty. Wear athletic clothing and shoes that can get wet. We will be walking along the creek through some muddy areas.

Date: Saturday, November 5th
Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: Dragonfly Garden, 4107 28th Avenue SW, Seattle 98126

To RSVP: Email Kerry at kerry@pugetsoundkeeper.org or call (206) 297-7002.

Nov
6
Sun
2016
Free movie night: ‘God’s Not Dead’ @ Westside Foursquare church
Nov 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Free double movie night presented by Caleb Ministries at Westside Foursquare church. November 6, 2016. God’s Not Dead 1 will be shown at 5 pm and the sequel God’s Not Dead 2 will be shown at 7:30 pm. During intermission snacks will be provided by Caleb, although if you have that special snack you like to share please feel welcome to bring it. We will also be serving Pippin Pies whole or by the slice for a nominal cost. Hope to see you there for a pleasant evening.

Nov
13
Sun
2016
Booksigning: Pastor Ron Marshall’s new book @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattl
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

There will be a signing party for Pastor Ron Marshall’s new book, Kierkegaard in the Pulpit: Sermons Inspired by His Writings (Yakima: Cave Moon Press), 450 pp., on Sunday, November 13, 2016, at 12 Noon, First Lutheran Church of West Seattle. Books will be on sale at a special 35% discount for $23.00 each. The publisher, Doug Johnson, will also be in attendance. All proceeds will go to support the West Seattle Food Bank and the West Seattle Helpline. Pastor Marshall’s new book is a sequel to his acclaimed, Kierkegaard for the Church (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2013). Søren Kierkegaard (1813–1855) was a Danish philosopher and theologian with close ties to the Lutheran Church.

Dec
4
Sun
2016
Children’s Christmas Pageant @ Fauntleroy Church, UCC
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The children at Fauntleroy Church will reprise “The (Worst) Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” an adaptation of Barbara Robinson’s children’s book, during the December 4 worship service. In this tale, the horrible Herdman kids take over the neighborhood church’s pageant and the Christmas story is never the same for the congregation ever again. Practice for the pageant takes place during Sunday School in November. Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey,you are welcome at Fauntleroy Church. For more information, call the Fauntleroy Church office at 206-932-5600.

Dec
14
Wed
2016
Artful, Therapeutic, and Informed Weeding at Lincoln Park
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Wednesday, December 14th 8:30 am–11:00 am, Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures offers: Artful, Therapeutic and Informed Weeding:

Help preserve our natural heritage for future generations. Learn the best strategies to help declining local, wild rarities grow back, as we protect them from weeds. The wealth of our ancient, unique, local natural community, has been in decline ever since the first global gold seekers brought with them seeds of weeds that our local natural community was not adapted to living with. Tinkering with plants as we sit in beautiful natural surroundings, goes back in our evolutionary roots to before agriculture, and there is an instinctive therapy in sitting on a bed of moss, plucking out plants, either for harvest, or to help valued surrounding plants, or both. As we sit in nature with our neighbors, wiggling out weeds, we can learn various strategic weeding methods, including learning the identification and root structure of each weed species we target, then when, how, and where, they would disperse if we let them. We can also learn which weeds we can nibble on. Then we learn the reason we are weeding, which is to help the re-spreading of the declining local, wild plants, and the wild animals that are adapted to the declining plants, those weeds were pushing out. Then on the way out we can learn the art of “weed walking”, where we pull the weeds away from the declining wild plants, while we walk, hardly losing a step.

This is a world that we could be moving back towards with each of our community gatherings in nature, where we are contributing to the natural community as a mutualistic member of that community, rather than a parasitic or predatory member of that community. Could this model go viral? Could it spread around the globe better and last longer than Pokeman Go? Why not?

I ask that people preregister to ensure that the group size is manageable both for me and the mosses. e-mail me at ecostewart@gmail.com or phone me at 206 932-7225 (currently only land line).

While the program is free, Stewart appreciates any useful support that the human community gives him that will help the growth of the success of his efforts to promote the protection and recovery our most precious and unique local natural communities that our misguided human culture has increasingly been degrading and diminishing.

Dec
17
Sat
2016
Preserving the Duwamish Cultural Landscape – free event @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fun day exploring the relationship between Duwamish culture and native habitat restoration. Talks, demo, food, storytelling & cultural programming. Stay all day or drop-in.

Free activities. 10 am- Restoring Native Habitats; 11:15 am- Brunch provided; Discovering the Duwamish Hill Preserve; 12 pm- Basket Making Demo; 1 to 3 pm-Duwamish Storytelling and Cultural Programming.

Free tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2725364
Facebook event page here.

FREE EVENT DAY
WHAT: Preserving the Duwamish Cultural Landscape
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, 10am to 4pm. Free
WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106, 206-431-1582.

“Preserving the Duwamish Cultural Landscape” is a free public outreach event of the Duwamish Longhouse Urban Reforestation Project sponsored by a King Conservation District grant.

The Duwamish Tribe, Seattle Parks and other community partners are all working to restore native habitats that preserve the Duwamish cultural landscape for all to explore. The Duwamish Tribe is still here and its traditional stories provide a narrative for a deeper understanding of the indigenous land we all share and the bounty that awaits us as traditional habitats are restored.

Regarding the Duwamish Urban Reforestation Project, invasive plants have been removed and native plants reintroduced. One of them, the Western Red Cedar has been used by our people to make baskets, weave hats and traditional clothing. Duwamish tribal member, DeAnn Sackman Jacobson, will talk about how our ancestors harvested bark and other materials to make baskets and garments. She will demonstrate the process of preparing and weaving the bark.

Brooke Alford of the Duwamish Hill Preserve will speak about the restoration of Duwamish Hill in Tukwila, their native plant nursery and volunteer opportunities. Native storyteller Roger Fernandes will share the Duwamish epic North and South Wind story associated with the Duwamish Hill site. Duwamish tribal member Blake Shelafoe will also share his own story about the Duwamish River.

AGENDA–SCHEDULE

10-10:15 Opening. Duwamish Reforestation Project update. Presenter: Nancy Sackman (Duwamish Tribe).

10:15-11:00–Restoring Native Habitats. Insights into the native habitat restoration of Seattle’s green spaces by Seattle Park & Recreation–cedars, cattails and more. Presenters: Michael Yadrick and Lisa Ciecko, Seattle Parks. Explore More: http://www.seattle.gov/parks

11:15-12:00–Brunch (soup, fruit, cookies, coffee/tea)

11:15-12:00–Discovering Duwamish Hill Preserve

The Duwamish Hill Preserve is a 10.5 acre parcel of Duwamish tribal historical, cultural and ecological significance in Tukwila. Along the banks of the Duwamish River, the hill is a glacial remnant where many rarely seen species of flora and fauna can be found. It is the site of the Duwamish tribal oral tradition known as the “Epic of the North & South Winds.” Learn how to volunteer. Presenter: Brooke Alford, MLA, Urban Habitat Landscape Design.

Duwamish Hill Preserve http://forterra.org/subpage/duwamish-hill-preserve

12:00-1:00–Duwamish Basket & Mat Making Demonstration

Presenter: Deanne Jacobs (Duwamish Tribe).

1:00-2:00—Epic of the North & South Wind (Duwamish Oral Tradition)

Presenter: Roger Fernandes (Lower Elwha Band of the Klallam Indians) is a renowned storyteller and artist living in Seattle, WA. Storytelling is Healing and Teaching The true power of storytelling comes when the moisture of the teller’s breath gives life and power to the story.

At one time, all Duwamish people knew the same stories. We understood the world through those common stories. The stories taught and guided and healed us. Sent to us by our ancestors who knew we would need these stories so we could live in the world in a good way– those stories are still waiting to do their work for those who will listen.

2:00-3:00—Duwamish Cultural Sharing—We Are Still Here

Songs, stories & dance. Participatory. Bring your drum. Presenter: Blake Shelafoe (Duwamish Tribe).

This year, the Duwamish Longhouse is reforesting the hillside behind the Longhouse and Seattle Park’s Department is restoring 40 acres in the West Seattle Green Belt. Duwamish activities are funded in part by a grant from the King County Conservation District. http://www.kingcd.org/programs-grant.htm

Our project’s objectives are:

to restore the Longhouse’s property’s ecosystem by providing a place to sustain native food and medicine, habitat and wildlife in relation to the Duwamish culture,

to engage the public and raise educational awareness of the Duwamish native culture and its relationship to the restored ecosystem, and

to work with community partners to increase public awareness of urban reforestation stewardship.

206.431.1852, dts@qwestoffice.net, www.duwamishtribe.org

Jan
5
Thu
2017
Read the Koran in Four Weeks (class begins) @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

January 5, 12, 19, 26 (7:00 – 9:00 pm). Read the Koran in Four Weeks, at the First Lutheran Church of West Seattle www.flcws.org, 935-6530. Have you wanted to know for yourself what the Koran says in a world where Islam is mentioned nearly every day in the news? Then make plans now to join this four-week guided reading led by Pastor Ron Marshall — who’s been teaching this class four times a year since 2003. The $50 registration fee includes an authorized translation of the Koran for your keeping. Worksheets and other background handouts from Islamic scholars will be provided for each class session the week before. Call now to register or make inquiries.

Jan
8
Sun
2017
Learning the Art and Practice of Healing Mother Nature Herself
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Sunday, January 8th, 11:00 am–1:30 pm, join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures to Learn the Art and Practice of Healing Mother Nature Herself from Mother Nature’s Medicine Man, who has spent most of his 60 years studying her local natural community, and how we might best help with the protection and recovery of her incredible wealth and beauty that has been in decline ever since the first human sought to control and exploit her. This will be an all generations program for all levels of knowledge. Learning and practicing the protection and healing of our natural community is not only fascinating, and feels like a good thing to be doing for the world, but doing it is therapeutic and a good activity to rebuild richer, and healthier, human community around.

This session is at one of Seattle’s greatest remaining urban oases of nature at Lincoln Park in West Seattle. The following session could be at your favorite remaining local oasis of nature, where you and your neighbors renew your spirits in nature. I don’t ask for any monetary contributions for this program, but I do ask for any help you can contribute towards my efforts to promote a paradigm shift for the human community to increasingly again appreciate and serve our Mother Nature, while again serving the health of our human communities in the process.

Preregistration is not required, but if you tell me you are coming it will help me estimate the size group to plan for. We might follow up by planning a “stewardship adventure” to a site where some species still thrives, that we estimate once thrived at our favorite local oasis of nature, but has since become rare or lost, as we build a growing community of stewards. We can learn about that species that has become rare or lost from that favorite nature spot, do enough stewardship of its habitat in that remaining stronghold that the mother plant would be happy to give us a few of her seeds to give good homes to, and bring them back to our favorite local nature oasis for her. If no one contacts me, and it’s weather is too rough, I may not show up. Call or e-mail: 206 932-7225; ecostewart@gmail.com

Jan
22
Sun
2017
Sunday Community Service to Serve the God of Mother Nature @ Lincoln Park
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

January 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am–1:30 pm, Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures invites you to:

Sunday Community Service to Serve the God of Mother Nature
Attend a Sunday service of a different sort! In honor of the god of Mother Nature we will have a community gathering to serve her by strategically sacrificing weeds in her honor. Also, as part of the service there will be a sermon on strategies of how to make the most of sacrificing of the weeds to get the maximum mileage towards the preservation of the ancient art of the god of Mother Nature. These strategies will also apply to helping help her recover the maximum amount of her natural health, natural wealth, and natural beauty as she can. This is a health, wealth and beauty that has been in decline ever since the culture of the allegorical Able and Cain, the animal, and plant and land controllers, and the culture of the legendary King David the gold hoarder, started taking control of the planet and its populace.

We will meet at the kiosk at the northern of the 2 parking lots at Lincoln Park, across from Rose St. No pre-registration required.

And don’t worry about sitting in a stuffy temple, church or mosque, listening to a boring sermon, as the sermon will be delivered either while walking or sitting outdoors in a relatively beautiful natural area. As you will either be pleasantly plucking at the sacrificial weeds, wildly ripping them out by their roots, or just enjoying being in nature, if you prefer, you can ignore the sermon! And if you have had enough before 1:30 you can always peel off early!

While all weed sacrifice can be done bare handed, if you have a pair of work gloves, and maybe a Hori Hori weeding knife, you could bring them.

Feb
4
Sat
2017
Gibbous Moon Walk with the Stars, Owls and Trees @ Lincoln Park
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Gibbous Moon Walk with the Stars, Owls and Others @ Lincoln Park With a bright, gibbous moon high in the sky, we’ll look and listen, and hoot for the owls. We’ll learn about the wealth of our local natural community at night. We might see the moon and some stars if the clouds cooperate. While the owls may be quiet and not showing themselves, the herbs, shrubs and trees can’t hide and we can always learn a bit about them or any member of the natural community we can see, hear, smell or taste, and a hike in nature at night is always an adventure!

I ask that people pre-register for me to manage the group size by e-mailing me: ecostewart@gmail.com or phoning me: 206 932-7225 (I still haven’t learned how to use my cell). We meet by the kiosk at the northern of Lincoln Park’s two parking lots, Across from SW Rose St., between SW Thistle St. at the south end, and SW Monroe St. at the north end.

No fee is required, but I ask that people offer any form of support they are comfortable with that would help me continue my efforts to inspire and teach people about the true wealth of nature, while teaching better stewardship of our natural community, building, in the process, a healthier human community.

Feb
10
Fri
2017
Nighttime low-tide beach walks @ Constellation Park, Alki
Feb 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide.

Explore the beach during winter nighttime low tides with Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers. Discover what creatures we see on the beach at this time of year. Dress for the weather (bundle up!) and for tide pooling: boots, hats, gloves and a good flashlight are musts.

Friday, January 27, 9:30-11 pm (-1.11 at 10:41pm)
Friday, February 10, 9-11 pm (-1.44 at 10:32pm)

Beach etiquette:
While on the beach, please remember:
~ Walk carefully; there’s life beneath your feet!
~ Touch gently with one wet finger.
~ Observe animals where they are and please avoid picking them up.
~ Please only move rocks that are small enough to be moved with one hand and return them to the position in which you found them.
~ Please only remove trash from the beach, nothing else. Many of our beaches are protected by law.

Feb
11
Sat
2017
Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders @ Camp Long
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders – How We Might Help Them. Let’s seek and celebrate Seattle’s surviving salamanders, at possibly their best remaining Seattle refugium at Camp Long. While we see if they are home in their habitat, we will discuss what constitutes healthy habitat for our different salamander species, and we might be able to do a small bit to improve that habitat. Of the six Seattle salamanders that may still occur in the city, there are 4 species that still occur at Camp Long. Two of these never go in the water, laying their eggs in hidden, moist places. They are the (extra cute) Ensatina (in the photo) and the Western Red-backed Salamander. If they are home we can hold and examine them, before letting them return. Two lay their eggs, in jelly-like masses in the pond,meeting their mates for their dates on or around Valentines’ night, so if we are lucky we might see some early eggs in the pond. Whether the salamanders are home or not, there is a whole community of plants, animals and fungi to enjoy and learn about and help.

Pre-registration requested: e-mail or phone to pre-register: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 While no cash is required, I ask that people support me and my efforts to promote a paradigm shift of re-building a human community that is increasingly again appreciating and serving the wealth of our natural community, while serving healthier human communities in the process. If no one pre-registers I might not show up.

Feb
15
Wed
2017
Somali storytime @ High Point Library
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Fadlan Keen Caruurtaada Si Ay U Qaataan Waqti Xiiso leh, Iyo Sheeko Xariiro Ku Bixi Doonta Afka Soomaaliaga. (It is Somali Story Time at the High Point Library!)
Bring your children to enjoy stories, rhymes and fun in Somali.)

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.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. This story time is offered entirely in the Somali language.

Feb
17
Fri
2017
To Where You Are – An Evening with Loved Ones in Spirit @ The Center for Movement & Healing
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

An Intimate evening full of spirit communications, stories, laughs, tears, love, healing, and messages from the other side.

Prospect with Professional Spiritual Psychic-Mediums, MARC LAINHART – THE INTUITIVE PROSPECTOR™ from Seattle, Washington, and CYNTHIA ROSE McCAW from Denver, Colorado in connecting to our loved ones through the stories, laughs, tears, love, and healing with knowledge and experiences that those who are no longer with us in body, are very much present and among us through energy, feelings, vibrations, thoughts, signs, symbols, and plenty of synchronicities!

The Center for Movement & Healing
7901 35th Ave SW, 2nd Floor
West Seattle, WA 98126

Friday Evening, February 17th
7pm – 9pm

General Admission: $40
Payment due at registration (no refunds; pre-registration is preferred.

Facebook Events: http://www.facebook.com/events/600695310119944/

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/to-where-you-are-an-evening-with-loved-ones-in-spirit-tickets-30523583861

Feb
18
Sat
2017
‘Developing Your Spiritual Connections’ Workshop @ The Center for Movement & Healing
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mediumship, Psychic Sciences, Metaphysics, and Spiritual Healing. Join professional psychic-mediums Marc Lainhart from Seattle, Washington, and Cynthia Rose McCaw from Denver, Colorado for an afternoon of spirit that will lead you to trust your own spiritual path without any borders or what we like to refer to as “Spiritual Awesomness!”

Marc and Cynthia Rose will lead this workshop with plenty of spiritual fun, knowledge, wisdom, and development for your own spiritual journey as we explore and discover through mind, body, and spirit. This workshop is designed for both basic and advanced “Spiritual Prospectors” and “Light Workers” looking to expand, evolve, and improve their work as psychic-mediums and spiritual healers.

* Meditation with a deeper spiritual connection
* Attunement & Energy Management Exercises
* Mediumship Excercises
* Spiritual Healing Exercises
* Class demonstrations with positive feedback on becoming a better, next generation psychic-medium

WHERE: The Center for Movement & Healing
7901 35th Ave SW – 2nd Floor

WHEN: Saturday, February 18, 2017
11 am–3 pm

COST: $50

REGISTRATION FOR WORKSHOP:
Pre-Registration is preferred online
Payment due at registration (no refunds)

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/developing-your-spirtual-connections-workshop-tickets-30545218571

Facebook Events: http://www.facebook.com/events/1369579069740446/

Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders @ Camp Long
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

With Naturalist Stewart Wechsler:

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Seeking Seattle’s Surviving Salamanders – How We Might Help Them. Let’s seek and celebrate Seattle’s surviving salamanders, at possibly their best remaining Seattle refugium at Camp Long. While we see if they are home in their habitat, we will discuss what constitutes healthy habitat for our different salamander species, and we might be able to do a small bit to improve that habitat. Of the six Seattle salamanders that may still occur in the city, there are 4 species that still occur at Camp Long. Two of these never go in the water, laying their eggs in hidden, moist places. They are the (extra cute) Ensatina (in the photo) and the Western Red-backed Salamander. If they are home we can hold and examine them, before letting them return. Two lay their eggs, in jelly-like masses in the pond, meeting their mates for their dates on or around Valentines’ night, so we will probably now be able to see their eggs in the pond. Whether the salamanders are home or not, there is a whole community of plants, animals and fungi to enjoy and learn about and help.

Pre-registration requested: e-mail or phone to pre-register: ecostewart@gmail.com or 206 932-7225 $0 – $20 per person, whatever is comfortable. While no cash is required, I ask that people support my efforts to promote a paradigm shift of re-building a human community that is increasingly again appreciating and serving the wealth of our natural community, while serving healthier human communities in the process. If no one pre-registers I might not show up.

Feb
25
Sat
2017
Natural Community Service and Admiration Stroll @ Fauntleroy Park
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Stewart’s Stewardship Adventures for Natural Community Service and Admiration Stroll in Fauntleroy Park. We will meet at the entrance on SW Barton St by SW Henderson St, between 40th Av SW & 41st Av SW.

Why not join your local human community, as we take a stroll in our local natural community, and admire her beauty, her fascinating intricacy, and learn Stewart’s strategies, developed over the last 20 years, to get the most mileage in helping Mother Nature heal from the abuses incurred in a bad relationship with her children, Able, Cain and David? While we learn the strategies, we’ll control a few wily weeds that are encroaching on declining plant community members. This session will be at our local treasure of nature, Fauntleroy Park, where the first of over-controlling Able’s creature creations, the domesticated dog, is trampling the Trilliums, while salamanders, whose cover has been blown, struggle to safely sneak around. No fee is required, but I am building a community of support for me, my work, and for a growing movement. That support can take any helpful form.

Pre-registration is not required, but it would help me estimate the crowd to prepare for. If no one pre-registers I may not show up. To pre-register e-mail ecostewart@gmail.com or phone (land only right now) 206 932-7225

Feb
27
Mon
2017
Family story time @ High Point Library
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

It is story time at the High Point Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
1
Wed
2017
Ash Wednesday afternoon service at Tibbetts UMC
Mar 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Ash Wednesday Service @ Tibbetts UMC
March 1 @ 12:30 pm

March 1 is Ash Wednesday and Tibbetts will have two services – one at 12:30 pm and another at 7 pm. This year we will be using Glitter Ashes. Glitter Ash is a Queer sign of Christian belief, blending symbols of mortality and hope, of penance and celebration. Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent, a season of repentance. During Lent, Christians look inward and take account in order to move forward with greater health. At this moment in history, Glitter Ashes will be a powerful reminder of St. Augustine’s teaching that we cannot despair – because despair paralyzes, thwarting repentance and impeding the change that we are called to make.

Glitter Ash captures the relationship between death and new life. We do not live in fear of ash – of death – we place it on our foreheads for the world to see. God insists that we look for the spark of life, of hope, in ourselves and in one another. ALL are welcome to join us in the Sanctuary.

Tibbetts United Methodist Church
3940 – 41st Avenue SW
www.tibbettsUMChurch.org

Ash Wednesday evening service at Tibbetts UMC
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ash Wednesday Service @ Tibbetts UMC
March 1 @ 7:00 pm

March 1 is Ash Wednesday and Tibbetts will have two services – one at 12:30 pm and another at 7 pm. This year we will be using Glitter Ashes. Glitter Ash is a Queer sign of Christian belief, blending symbols of mortality and hope, of penance and celebration. Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent, a season of repentance. During Lent, Christians look inward and take account in order to move forward with greater health. At this moment in history, Glitter Ashes will be a powerful reminder of St. Augustine’s teaching that we cannot despair – because despair paralyzes, thwarting repentance and impeding the change that we are called to make.

Glitter Ash captures the relationship between death and new life. We do not live in fear of ash – of death – we place it on our foreheads for the world to see. God insists that we look for the spark of life, of hope, in ourselves and in one another. ALL are welcome to join us in the Sanctuary.

Tibbetts United Methodist Church
3940 – 41st Avenue SW
www.tibbettsUMChurch.org

Mar
6
Mon
2017
Family story time @ High Point Library
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

It is story time at the High Point Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
13
Mon
2017
Family story time @ High Point Library
Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

It is story time at the High Point Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
20
Mon
2017
Family story time @ High Point Library
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

It is story time at the High Point Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
30
Thu
2017
Dementia-Friendly Story Share & Sketch @ High Point Community Center
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A FREE story-telling and art-making experience for people living with memory loss led by skilled facilitators. No experience necessary, all materials provided. Care partners welcome. Register by 3/27: Cayce (206) 615-0100, cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov

Dementia-Friendly Story Share & Sketch @ High Point Community Center
Thursdays, March 30-April 20th, 10 am–noon

Offered in partnership with the Senior Center of West Seattle and Silver Kite Community Arts

For more info: http://www.momentiaseattle.org/new-events/2017/3/30/new-story-share-sketch-west-seattle

Apr
6
Thu
2017
Dementia-Friendly Story Share & Sketch @ High Point Community Center
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A FREE story-telling and art-making experience for people living with memory loss led by skilled facilitators. No experience necessary, all materials provided. Care partners welcome. Register by 3/27: Cayce (206) 615-0100, cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov

Dementia-Friendly Story Share & Sketch @ High Point Community Center
Thursdays, March 30-April 20th, 10 am–noon

Offered in partnership with the Senior Center of West Seattle and Silver Kite Community Arts

For more info: http://www.momentiaseattle.org/new-events/2017/3/30/new-story-share-sketch-west-seattle

Apr
13
Thu
2017
Dementia-Friendly Story Share & Sketch @ High Point Community Center
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A FREE story-telling and art-making experience for people living with memory loss led by skilled facilitators. No experience necessary, all materials provided. Care partners welcome. Register by 3/27: Cayce (206) 615-0100, cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov

Dementia-Friendly Story Share & Sketch @ High Point Community Center
Thursdays, March 30-April 20th, 10 am–noon

Offered in partnership with the Senior Center of West Seattle and Silver Kite Community Arts

For more info: http://www.momentiaseattle.org/new-events/2017/3/30/new-story-share-sketch-west-seattle

Apr
15
Sat
2017
Duwamish River Bird Walk @ Duwamish Tribe Longhouse
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WHAT: Birds of the Duwamish River Valley—Free Talk & Walk

WHEN: Saturday, April 15, 2017, 1 to 3 pm. Free

WHERE: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center, 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106.

Join us for a springtime exploration of the birds who make a living along the Duwamish River. After a presentation in the Longhouse, we will walk along the Duwamish River to see what they are up to. Guided by a Seattle Parks Department Volunteer.

Apr
20
Thu
2017
Dementia-Friendly Story Share & Sketch @ High Point Community Center
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

A FREE story-telling and art-making experience for people living with memory loss led by skilled facilitators. No experience necessary, all materials provided. Care partners welcome. Register by 3/27: Cayce (206) 615-0100, cayce.cheairs@seattle.gov

Dementia-Friendly Story Share & Sketch @ High Point Community Center
Thursdays, March 30-April 20th, 10 am–noon

Offered in partnership with the Senior Center of West Seattle and Silver Kite Community Arts

For more info: http://www.momentiaseattle.org/new-events/2017/3/30/new-story-share-sketch-west-seattle

Apr
23
Sun
2017
Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Earth Day Storytelling 2017 – New Horizons @ Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FREE, all ages storytelling. Sunday April 23rd, 2 – 4pm at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center.

Celebrate our relationship to the natural world and each other with Paul Cheoketen Wagner, Tom Rawson, and Harvest Moon as they share their musical and storytelling gifts. Presented by the Seattle Storytellers Guild in cooperation with the Duwamish Tribe, and made possible by a grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

Stories are the language of the heart that speak to us in ways that long linger. Hear world class tellers share traditional and contemporary stories and music about our relationship to the natural world and each other.

STORYTELLERS

Paul Che oke ten Wagner is an internationally renowned native flute player and storyteller from the Vancouver Island Saanich tribe.

Tom Rawson is a storyteller and banjo player extraordinare from Seattle.

Harvest Moon is a storyteller and cultural ambassador of the Quinault tribe, will be delighting and inspiring us with their gifts.

James Rasmussen from the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will also speak.

Volunteers are needed to help direct cars to overflow parking, usher, and assist in setting out the refreshments: if interested contact project coordinator at johnwasko@yahoo.com. Bring a friend! Don’t miss the fun!

For more information go to: seattlestorytellers.org or search “eventbrite earth day 2017 new horizons”.

Apr
27
Thu
2017
Mother Joseph Day Mass with Father Matthew Oakland @ Providence Mount St. Vincent
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Providence Mount St. Vincent on April 27, 2017, will hold a celebratory mass in honor of Mother Joseph Day.

The mass begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Pigott Chapel (3rd floor) at Providence Mount St. Vincent, 4831 35th Ave SW, Seattle.The public is invited to attend. Father Matthew Oakland of Holy Rosary Parish in West Seattle will preside.

In honor of Mother Joseph’s history of love, selflessness and charity, Providence Mount St. Vincent, lovingly known as “The Mount,” is collecting children’s books written in different languages to donate to Neighborhood House.

Also, with more than 50 percent of The Mount’s staff coming from different countries, three staff members have been invited to speak at the mass to reflect on what love means in their cultures, in their families and how that is translated to their work at The Mount.

Mother Joseph Of The Sacred Heart (Esther Pariseau), 1823-1902, spent her life seeing that the poor were cared for, the homeless sheltered, the sick tended, the hungry fed. In 1856, 13 years after she entered the Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph and four companions traveled 6,000 miles from Montreal to the distant Washington Territory. In 1859 she established a corporation that has developed into what is now Providence Health & Services, committed to improving health through hospitals, physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing, and many other health and educational services across Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. She devoted her life to the young, sick and poor until her death in Vancouver in 1902.

For more information, contact Molly Swain at 206.938-8994 or Molly.Swain@providence.org.

May
5
Fri
2017
Seattle’s Urban Bird Treaty Signing and Birdwalk @ Lincoln Park North Playground
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Friday, May 5, Seattle will become an Urban Bird Treaty city.

Two events are scheduled:
Birdwalk: 10 – 10:40 am
Signing Ceremony: 11:00 am – Noon

Lincoln Park at the North Playground
8011 Fauntleroy Way SW
For more info, call (206) 523-4483

Please join us for the signing of Seattle’s Urban Bird Treaty!

After extensive outreach and advocacy by Seattle Audubon and partners, Seattle’s city council passed a resolution to enter into an Urban Bird Treaty with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The Treaty partnership will protect birds in the Seattle area by developing programs to reduce hazards to migrating birds that travel along the Pacific Flyway, restoring habitat, and connecting residents and youth to nature within our city.

On May 5, the city and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will officially sign the treaty, an important milestone that recognizes Seattle’s role in protecting the Pacific Flyway. Seattle Audubon volunteers will lead a free birdwalk, one hour prior to the ceremony.

This work is a collaboration between Seattle Audubon, Audubon Washington, Heron Habitat Helpers, City of Seattle, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.

May
20
Sat
2017
Annual Our Lady of Guadalupe/CYO Golf Tournament @ West Seattle Golf Course
May 20 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

The annual OLG/CYO Golf tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 20th, 7am at West Seattle Golf Course. Lunch, awards, and a prize raffle will immediately follow the golf. Proceeds from the event go to the Our Lady of Guadalupe CYO athletic program and the in-parish fund. Further information along with sign-up sheets & sponsorship forms will be available soon. If you have any questions, please contact Tom Colberg at 206.618.1361 or via email: tomcolberg@comcast.net.

May
21
Sun
2017
Southwest Stories: Streetcar Suburbs – The Highland Park & Lake Burien Railroad @ Delridge Branch Library
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Southwest Stories: Streetcar Suburbs – The Highland Park & Lake Burien Railroad on Sunday,
May 21, 2017, Seattle Public Library, Delridge Branch, 2 – 3 p.m in the Meeting Room.

The history of West Seattle, the Duwamish Peninsula, and the birthplace of Seattle comes alive in this series of monthly presentations with the Southwest Seattle Historical Society.

Before paved roads and cars, rail was king! In 1912, the Highland Park and Lake Burien Railroad electric streetcar line opened large land tracks in southwest Seattle and King County. Mike Bergman (President, Tacoma Chapter, National Railway Historical Society) will share maps and historic photos that reveal the elevated structure approaching downtown Seattle, the “runaway track” from Highland Park to the Duwamish River, and the many freight spurs serving local businesses and industries.

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.

Contact Info: Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian,

Jun
3
Sat
2017
National Trails Day: West Duwamish Greenbelt hikes @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hike developed and undeveloped trails of the West Duwamish Greenbelt, the largest urban forest in Seattle on a ridge above the Duwamish RIver. Members of the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group and Nature Consortium will be on hand to guide hikers and provide information on the history and reforestation of the greenbelt. The first half of the trail is a constructed gravel trail. The second half is muddier and less developed. There are a few ups and downs and a bit of scrambling but only modest elevation changes, suitable for most ages with appropriate footwear. The trail makes a loop from the south end of the campus of South Seattle College, paralleling the campus in the greenbelt, to the Chinese Garden and Arboretum at the north end of campus, returning to the start along the campus and 16th Ave. SW.

More details can be found here.

Guided hikes are at 10 am and noon – meet at 12th SW and SW Holly.

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

Jun
11
Sun
2017
Lincoln Park Nature Walk: Edible and Medicinal Plants @ Lincoln Park @ South Parking Lot
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Edible and Medicinal Plants of Lincoln Park
Sunday, June 11th, 3-5pm
Space is limited to 15.
From Jonathan Hover:

Edible and Medicinal Plants of Lincoln Park
Sunday, June 11th, 3-5pm
**We’ll meet at the parking lot at the south end of the park at 3pm**

Lincoln Park offers a fun variety of forest, shoreline, and metropolitan plants friends. Plants we’ll see include Huckleberries, Thimbleberries, False Solomon’s Seal, St. John’s Wort, Oregon Grape, Indian Plum, and many more!

We’ll talk about how to identify, ethically gather, prepare, and use the medicinal plants we’ll encounter. I provide handouts with the common and scientific names, preparations, and uses of the most of the plants we’ll see, as well as a glossary of herbal terms I’ll be using, and botanical illustrations describing leaf shapes and types, and flower parts and types for context.

Make sure to bring something to write with, comfortable shoes, and water!

I grew up in southeast Seattle, and have always had a passion for the natural world. I attended the Intro to Western Herbalism program at the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies in Boulder, Co. from 1999-2000, and received a certificate in Advanced Herbalism from the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism in Boulder, Co. in 2003. I’ve studied the uses of northwest native plants for the last 15 years, and have led plant walks professionally on Orcas Island, Seattle, and the Cascades. I have found that being able to identify and know the uses of the plants around me has changed the way I view the world, giving me a deeper sense of connection with this beautiful place we live, and I love to share that with others.

I want my walks to be accessible and affordable to all who are interested. $15 sliding scale, open to trades, nobody refused for lack of money, children 13 and under free. The event will be limited to 15 people. You can reserve a spot through my paypal. Pay any amount and comment on how many spots you’d like, or email me at evergreenplantwalks@gmail to request a spot or with any questions.

Jun
24
Sat
2017
West Duwamish Greenbelt Hike @ Riverview parking lot
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am

During the summer, hike with us in the West Duwamish Greenbelt on the fourth Saturdays of the month–June 24, July 22, August 26.  Meet at the Riverview parking lot, 12th and Myrtle at 9 a.m.  Everyone and all ages are welcome.  Parts of the trails are graveled and well-constructed; other parts can be muddy, so come prepared for that.  Loop hikes can be up to three miles.  Participants may retrace their steps at any point to shorten the hike.  For more information, see the West Duwamish Greenbelt trails group Facebook page.

Lower Fauntleroy Tree Walk @ Fauntleroy Creek Viewpoint
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Trees for Seattle presents the Lower Fauntleroy Tree Walk on Saturday, June 24th from 10 am – 12 pm. Free, but need to RSVP here.

Meet at Fauntleroy Creek Viewpoint at the junction of Fauntleroy Way SW and Director Street SW

With a stunning view of the Puget Sound, Fauntleroy Way is one of West Seattle’s most iconic streets. Tree ambassador Al Rouyer will lead a walk beginning at the Fauntleroy Creek Viewpoint. 22 trees are included in the walk. Al will describe interesting facts about the trees and gives ways to easily identify each tree. He will also give some of the interesting history of the Fauntleroy neighborhood. The walk is short covering only about the length of 3 city blocks. Come join Tree Ambassador Al as we tour this scenic drive and enjoy the trees among the ocean breeze.

Questions? Email TreeAmbassador@seattle.gov or call 206-615-1668.
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Jun
25
Sun
2017
June Low Tide Beach Safari @ Mee-Kwa-Mooks Beach
Jun 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Low Tide Beach Safari on Sunday, June 25, 2017, 11:30am – 1:00pm @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Beach.
Age 6 and up due to rocky beach. Meet at Emma Schmitz Outlook just above the beach. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Presented  by Seattle Parks Urban Nature Guides. Free.

Search for tide pool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces.

All programs led by highly trained Seattle Urban Nature Guides. Please remember all children must be accompanied by an adult.

REGISTRATION: Go to Seattle Parks to use the online registration system – SPARC. You need to sign up for am account and obtain a pin number in order to use the online system. This may take up to 24 hours, so plan ahead. Once you have your pin number, use the course code number listed in the program description to find the program in the SPARC system. The course code number is listed next to the program date.
Another way to register is to contact Camp Long Environmental Learning Center:
5200 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA. 98126, Phone: 206-684-7434, Email: camplong@seattle.gov

Jun
27
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

Jul
6
Thu
2017
One-On-One Business Planning @ Southpark Library
Jul 6 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

South Park Branch Library
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27.

For more information, call the Library at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Jul
8
Sat
2017
Puget Park – West Duwamish Greenbelt Restoration/Tree-Cutting Plan Open House @ SSC, Chan Education Center
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

As part of the Green Seattle Partnership, Seattle Parks and Recreation will undertake a restoration project throughout 24 acres of the West Duwamish Greenspace. The site, Puget Park, is located on the hillside between South Seattle College and West Marginal Way. A map of the project area can be found online at http://arcg.is/1Dzvm1.

Work is scheduled to begin this summer, so please join Seattle Parks at Recreation for a project open house and site walk on Saturday, July 8th, from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM at South Seattle College, Chan Education Center (6000 16th Ave SW). The open house will run the duration of the time, with a brief presentation at 10:30 and a site walk at 11:30.

For more information about the project, check out the latest Green Seattle Partnership blog post or contact Michael Yadrick with any questions (michael.yadrick@seattle.gov).

Jul
11
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

Jul
13
Thu
2017
One-On-One Business Planning @ Southpark Library
Jul 13 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

South Park Branch Library
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27.

For more information, call the Library at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Jul
15
Sat
2017
Longfellow Creek Restoration Event
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Dig in with EarthCorps at Longfellow Creek! Join us as we restore the greenbelt above Longfellow Creek at Juneau Street. Projects this summer are working to prepare the greenbelt for planting this fall. Come ready to learn something new about your neighborhood forest and creek! At this special event, Lunch is provided! Sign up here.

Jul
18
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

Jul
20
Thu
2017
One-On-One Business Planning @ Southpark Library
Jul 20 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

South Park Branch Library
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27.

For more information, call the Library at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

Jul
21
Fri
2017
Longfellow Creek Restoration event
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Longfellow Creek Restoration event in the West Seattle Greenbelt on July 21, 2017 from 10 am – 2 pm.

Dig in with EarthCorps at Longfellow Creek!
Join us as we restore the greenbelt above Longfellow Creek at Juneau Street. Projects this summer are working to prepare the greenbelt for planting this fall. Come ready to learn something new about your neighborhood forest and creek! At this special event, Lunch is provided! Sign up here.

Jul
22
Sat
2017
West Duwamish Greenbelt Hike @ Riverview parking lot
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am

During the summer, hike with us in the West Duwamish Greenbelt on the fourth Saturdays of the month–June 24, July 22, August 26.  Meet at the Riverview parking lot, 12th and Myrtle at 9 a.m.  Everyone and all ages are welcome.  Parts of the trails are graveled and well-constructed; other parts can be muddy, so come prepared for that.  Loop hikes can be up to three miles.  Participants may retrace their steps at any point to shorten the hike.  For more information, see the West Duwamish Greenbelt trails group Facebook page.

July Low Tide Beach Safari @ Mee-Kwa-Mooks Beach
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Low Tide Beach Safari on Sunday, July 22, 2017, 9:30 – 11am @ Me-Kwa-Mooks Beach.
Age 6 and up due to rocky beach. Meet at Emma Schmitz Outlook just above the beach. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Presented  by Seattle Parks Urban Nature Guides. Free.

Search for tide pool animals during some of the best low tides of the year. Learn a bit of beach ecology and which animal is the most colorful – a sea star, a sea anemone, or a sea slug. Dress for windy weather and wear shoes that can get wet and handle slippery surfaces.

All programs led by highly trained Seattle Urban Nature Guides. Please remember all children must be accompanied by an adult.

REGISTRATION: Go to Seattle Parks to use the online registration system – SPARC. You need to sign up for am account and obtain a pin number in order to use the online system. This may take up to 24 hours, so plan ahead. Once you have your pin number, use the course code number listed in the program description to find the program in the SPARC system. The course code number is listed next to the program date.

Another way to register is to contact Camp Long Environmental Learning Center:
5200 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA. 98126, Phone: 206-684-7434, Email: camplong@seattle.gov
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Deaf Community Beach Walk @ Lincoln Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Meet us on the beach! Sign language interpretation will be available between 10 am and 1 pm at Lincoln Park on July 22, 2017 with beach naturalists during low tide.

Jul
27
Thu
2017
One-On-One Business Planning @ Southpark Library
Jul 27 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

South Park Branch Library
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27.

For more information, call the Library at 206-615-1688 or Ask a Librarian.

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.

Aug
1
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

One-On-One Business Planning @ Delridge Library
Aug 1 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., 206-733-9125.
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

Aug
2
Wed
2017
Preschool Firefighter Story Time & Engine Exploration (ASL friendly) @ WS Branch Library
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Preschool Firefighter Story Time:
Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 at the West Seattle Branch Library from 10:30 – 11:30 am, and
Thursday, Aug. 10, from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at the High Point Branch.

Firefighters, dressed in full bunking gear will read fire safety stories to preschoolers.
After the story reading, firefighters will help children explore a fire engine or ladder truck.
An ASL interpreter will be present.
Sponsoring Organizations:Seattle Fire Department; Seattle Public Library
Seattle Public Library West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Avenue SW.

Aug
3
Thu
2017
Bee Story Time at the West Seattle Bee Garden @ High Point Commons Park
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bee Story Time! At the West Seattle Bee Garden on Thursday, August 3, 2017, 11 am – noon.

Non-Library Location: High Point Commons Park, SW Graham St. & 32nd Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98126.

It is story time with Miss Nathalie at the West Seattle Bee Garden! Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories and songs about bees.

Story time will be followed by a honey bee talk and demonstration by a hive caretaker.

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

Contact: High Point Branch 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

Note: Puget Sound Beekeepers 3rd annual Kids’ Day will be August 19, 2017.

Aug
4
Fri
2017
Lincoln Park Restoration Event
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join EarthCorps as we work to restore portions of Lincoln Park on Friday, August 04, 2017, 10 am-2 pm. We will be working to remove weeds from around native plantings to help this beautiful forest thrive. Come ready to learn something new and get dirty. Sign up online here.

Aug
6
Sun
2017
‘How To Release Depression’ with Zen Tibetan Lama Master @ Vietnamese Cultural Center
Aug 6 @ 1:30 pm

Visiting Zen Tibetan Lama Master Thich Vien Phap from California will teach and practice How To Release The Depression In Your Life
Date & Times: Sunday August 6, 2017 at 1:30 PM
Place: Vietnamese Cultural Center 2234 SW Orchard St., Seattle WA 98106
Contact: Vietnamese Cultural Center 206-779 6875
Free For The Public

Aug
8
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

One-On-One Business Planning @ Delridge Library
Aug 8 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., 206-733-9125.
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

Aug
10
Thu
2017
Preschool Firefighter Story Time & Engine Exploration (ASL friendly) @ High Point Library
Aug 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Preschool Firefighter Story Time, Thursday, Aug. 10, from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm at the High Point Library Branch.

Firefighters, dressed in full bunking gear will read fire safety stories to preschoolers.
After the story reading, firefighters will help children explore a fire engine or ladder truck.
An ASL interpreter will be present.
Sponsoring Organizations:Seattle Fire Department; Seattle Public Library
Seattle Public Library West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Avenue SW.

Aug
12
Sat
2017
Family Story Time @ West Seattle library @ West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

It’s Family Story time @ West Seattle Branch Library on Saturday Aug 12 and Sept 9, 2017.
SPL Story Times are led by librarians who build early literacy skills through stories, songs, and finger plays.
Family Story Time suggested ages: children 1-5 years.
West Seattle Branch or 206-684-7444.

Aug
14
Mon
2017
Eclipse Story Time @ High Point Branch
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Eclipse Story Time Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, 6:30 – 7 pm @ High Point Branch Library.

It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring children of all ages to enjoy stories and activities that will teach us about the upcoming total solar eclipse.

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.
More Children’s Programs: www.spl.org…
High Point Branch, 206-684-7454 or Ask a Librarian.

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.

Aug
15
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Aug 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

One-On-One Business Planning @ Delridge Library
Aug 15 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., 206-733-9125.
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

Aug
16
Wed
2017
Preschool story time @ WS Library @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5.

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.

Kid-friendly park walk with guidebook author @ Jack Block Park
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 11 AM at Jack Block Park

Kid-friendly park walk with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

Join West Seattleite Linnea Westerlind, author of Discovering Seattle Parks, for a family-friendly hike through Jack Block Park in West Seattle. Come explore this unusual, little-known spot. The walk is stroller-friendly and is about one mile round-trip. Meet at the first parking lot near the restrooms. Harbor Ave. S.W. and S.W. Florida St., Seattle.

Aug
19
Sat
2017
( EarthCorps ) Longfellow Creek Restoration Event
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday, August 19, 2017. From 10am-2pm @ Longfellow Creek at Juneau St.

Join EarthCorps as we restore the greenbelt above Longfellow Creek at Juneau Street. Projects this summer are working to prepare the greenbelt for planting this fall. Come ready to learn something new about your neighborhood forest and creek! Sign up online here.

Aug
22
Tue
2017
One-On-One Business Planning @ Delridge Library
Aug 22 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., 206-733-9125.
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

Aug
26
Sat
2017
Guided trail walk
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Guided trail walk in West Seattle

Saturday, August 26th, 9 am

Learn about lesser-known trails in West Seattle in the West Duwamish greenbelt! Meet at the Riverview playfield parking lot, 12th SW and SW Myrtle. Everyone and all ages are welcome. Parts of the trails are graveled and well-constructed; other parts are not formally maintained, so come prepared for that. The hike will consist of an approximately 3 mile loop that will take about 1.5 hours to complete. Sponsored by West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group.

West Duwamish Greenbelt Hike @ Riverview parking lot
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am

During the summer, hike with us in the West Duwamish Greenbelt on the fourth Saturdays of the month–June 24, July 22, August 26.  Meet at the Riverview parking lot, 12th and Myrtle at 9 a.m.  Everyone and all ages are welcome.  Parts of the trails are graveled and well-constructed; other parts can be muddy, so come prepared for that.  Loop hikes can be up to three miles.  Participants may retrace their steps at any point to shorten the hike.  For more information, see the West Duwamish Greenbelt trails group Facebook page.

West Seattle Parks walking tour with author Linnea Westerlind
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, Aug 26, 10 AM at Lincoln Park

West Seattle Parks walking tour with guidebook author Linnea Westerlind

Come along on a tour of several of West Seattle’s best parks with Linnea Westerlind, author of Discovering Seattle Parks. Enjoy a scenic walk and hear some history and interesting facts about some of the neighborhood’s best parks. Walk will be approximately 3-4 miles and take 1.5-2 hours. Meet at the north parking lot at Lincoln Park. 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW.

Aug
29
Tue
2017
One-On-One Business Planning @ Delridge Library
Aug 29 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

GET ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH BUSINESS PLANNING AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY THIS SUMMER. Entrepreneurs can make an appointment with a librarian trained in business reference and market research at two locations of The Seattle Public Library in July and August.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is required. Visit or call the Library branch to sign up. Appointments are available for up to one hour.
Librarians will work with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development to find information and data for planning a business or operating a current business. The Library has print and digital resources that can help with many kinds of business questions, including finding industry information, writing a business plan, sizing a market and identifying customers.

Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., 206-733-9125.
2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

Sep
5
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Sep 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

Sep
6
Wed
2017
Preschool story time @ WS Library @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5.

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.

Sep
9
Sat
2017
Family Story Time @ West Seattle library @ West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

It’s Family Story time @ West Seattle Branch Library on Saturday Aug 12 and Sept 9, 2017.
SPL Story Times are led by librarians who build early literacy skills through stories, songs, and finger plays.
Family Story Time suggested ages: children 1-5 years.
West Seattle Branch or 206-684-7444.

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
12
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

Sep
13
Wed
2017
Preschool story time @ WS Library @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5.

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.

Sep
19
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

Sep
20
Wed
2017
Preschool story time @ WS Library @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Sep 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5.

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.

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.

Sep
26
Tue
2017
Toddler Story Time @ WS Library
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is story time at the West Seattle Library! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. Tuesday mornings.

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.

Sep
27
Wed
2017
Preschool story time @ WS Library @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s preschool story time at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5.

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.

Oct
2
Mon
2017
Monday Meditation @ SoundYoga
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle at Sound Yoga
October 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

5 week Monday night mediation series, Oct. 2 – 30. Topic: Understanding the Mind

By learning contemplation and meditation, we can establish lasting inner peace within our own mind. Each week we will explore a different aspect of Buddhist psychology and the practical ways we can apply it within our modern, busy lives. Everybody welcome!

Oct. 2 – Mindfulness and Concentration
Oct. 9 – Consideration for Others
Oct 16 – Overcoming Procrastination
Oct. 23 – Developing Patience
Oct. 30 – The Three Root Delusions

Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sound Yoga 5639 California Ave SW
Class Fee is $12 and goes to pay for venue costs.
For more information: meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

Oct
7
Sat
2017
‘Art Interruptions’ Walking Tour @ Cottage Grove Park
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Feet First to tour some of the Delridge “art interruptions” – details here.

Vigil for Las Vegas massacre victims @ Fauntleroy Church parking lot
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm

In the wake of the Las Vegas shootings, Admiral, Alki, and Fauntleroy United Churches of Christ are organizing a community candlelight vigil for victims, survivors, and “the soul of the United States.” It will be Saturday, Oct. 7, 7:30 pm in the main parking lot at Fauntleroy Church (9140 California Ave. SW). Parking there will be reduced but available in the upper lots.

Oct
9
Mon
2017
Monday Meditation @ SoundYoga
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle at Sound Yoga
October 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

5 week Monday night mediation series, Oct. 2 – 30. Topic: Understanding the Mind

By learning contemplation and meditation, we can establish lasting inner peace within our own mind. Each week we will explore a different aspect of Buddhist psychology and the practical ways we can apply it within our modern, busy lives. Everybody welcome!

Oct. 2 – Mindfulness and Concentration
Oct. 9 – Consideration for Others
Oct 16 – Overcoming Procrastination
Oct. 23 – Developing Patience
Oct. 30 – The Three Root Delusions

Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sound Yoga 5639 California Ave SW
Class Fee is $12 and goes to pay for venue costs.
For more information: meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

Oct
14
Sat
2017
Lincoln Park Restoration Event
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join EarthCorps as we work to restore portions of Lincoln Park on Saturday, October 14, 2017 10 am-2 pm. We will be working to remove weeds from around native plantings to help this beautiful forest thrive. Come ready to learn something new and get dirty. Sign up online here.

Oct
16
Mon
2017
Monday Meditation @ SoundYoga
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle at Sound Yoga
October 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

5 week Monday night mediation series, Oct. 2 – 30. Topic: Understanding the Mind

By learning contemplation and meditation, we can establish lasting inner peace within our own mind. Each week we will explore a different aspect of Buddhist psychology and the practical ways we can apply it within our modern, busy lives. Everybody welcome!

Oct. 2 – Mindfulness and Concentration
Oct. 9 – Consideration for Others
Oct 16 – Overcoming Procrastination
Oct. 23 – Developing Patience
Oct. 30 – The Three Root Delusions

Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sound Yoga 5639 California Ave SW
Class Fee is $12 and goes to pay for venue costs.
For more information: meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

Oct
21
Sat
2017
Duwamish Alive! Tree Planting @ Longfellow Creek (EarthCorps) @ Greg Davis Park
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday, October 21, 2017. From 10 am-2 pm @ Longfellow Creek at Juneau St.

Longfellow Creek Duwamish Alive! Tree Planting. Join EarthCorps and the King Conservation District as we celebrate Longfellow creek as a part of Duwamish Alive! We will be planting over 500 native trees and shrubs, and need your help! Meet at Greg Davis Park for this event. Sign up online here.

Oct
23
Mon
2017
Monday Meditation @ SoundYoga
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle at Sound Yoga
October 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

5 week Monday night mediation series, Oct. 2 – 30. Topic: Understanding the Mind

By learning contemplation and meditation, we can establish lasting inner peace within our own mind. Each week we will explore a different aspect of Buddhist psychology and the practical ways we can apply it within our modern, busy lives. Everybody welcome!

Oct. 2 – Mindfulness and Concentration
Oct. 9 – Consideration for Others
Oct 16 – Overcoming Procrastination
Oct. 23 – Developing Patience
Oct. 30 – The Three Root Delusions

Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sound Yoga 5639 California Ave SW
Class Fee is $12 and goes to pay for venue costs.
For more information: meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

Oct
24
Tue
2017
Halloween Story Time and Costume Swap @ Delridge Library
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Families are invited to join children’s librarian Miss Bea for Halloween stories and fun plus a costume swap! Bring Halloween costumes and accessories your children have outgrown and swap them for others that are new to you. Please bring only items that are in good condition and are appropriate for children. For families and children ages 6 and under.

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m. @ Delridge Library

Oct
28
Sat
2017
Guided hike on West Duwamish Greenbelt trails
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Guided hike
Saturday, October 28th, 9:00-10:30 am

Learn about lesser-known West Seattle trails in the West Duwamish greenbelt, the largest urban forest in Seattle! Everyone and all ages are welcome. Parts of the trails are graveled and well-constructed; other parts are not formally maintained, so come prepared for possible muddy patches. This interesting hike is an approximately 3 mile loop that will take about 90 minutes to complete. The trailhead is across from Pioneer Industries on the north side of Highland Park Way SW, just 100 feet west (uphill) from its junction with West Marginal Way SW. Sponsored by West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails: wdgtrails.wordpress.com

Oct
30
Mon
2017
Monday Meditation @ SoundYoga
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle at Sound Yoga
October 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

5 week Monday night mediation series, Oct. 2 – 30. Topic: Understanding the Mind

By learning contemplation and meditation, we can establish lasting inner peace within our own mind. Each week we will explore a different aspect of Buddhist psychology and the practical ways we can apply it within our modern, busy lives. Everybody welcome!

Oct. 2 – Mindfulness and Concentration
Oct. 9 – Consideration for Others
Oct 16 – Overcoming Procrastination
Oct. 23 – Developing Patience
Oct. 30 – The Three Root Delusions

Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Sound Yoga 5639 California Ave SW
Class Fee is $12 and goes to pay for venue costs.
For more information: meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

Nov
2
Thu
2017
Construction Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

November 2: Construction Story Time, 11:30 am

It is story time at the High Point Branch! Bring your preschoolers and toddlers to enjoy stories and activities with guest construction workers from a nearby construction site.

Nov
5
Sun
2017
Longfellow Creek celebration
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

From Seattle Parks:

Many community members, from organizations to individuals, work hard to keep Longfellow Creek healthy and accessible. Twenty-five years ago, two community plans laid out a vision for improved access to Longfellow creek. The Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail was developed by neighbors in partnership with government, businesses, non-profits, and schools. Formal tours and stewardship opportunities—like planting trees and monitoring water quality and salmon—provide hands-on connections to the Creek. Many schools in the area participate in arts, environmental education, and other programs along the Creek.

Longfellow Creek is a natural link among communities throughout Delridge, High Point, and Westwood neighborhoods. While many consider it a natural wonder, the Creek’s benefit to people, plants, and animals can be hidden from view. To bring light to Longfellow Creek’s contributions, the City of Seattle and community partners are hosting a celebration of the creek and we want you to join!

Celebrate 25+ years at the Creek

Bring your neighbors, friends, and family to celebrate over 25 years of community engagement with Longfellow Creek on November 5, 2017. The fun will kick off at the corner of 28th Ave SW and SW Dakota St* and run from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. All ages are encouraged to come participate in activities like exploring the Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge, caring for garden beds, creating a postcard inspired by Longfellow Creek, looking inside a salmon, and enjoying guided nature walks.

Please RSVP at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LongfellowCreek
Questions? Email Sheryl.Shapiro@Seattle.gov or call (206) 615-1443.
*In case of heavy rain, the celebration will be relocated to the Delridge Community Center (4501 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106).

Dragonfly Pavilion and Salmon Bone Bridge

Let your imagination soar when you see the giant salmon bones and 16-foot-tall dragonfly—two copper sculptures on the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail.

Postcards from the Creek

Meet your creek is an art project by Vaughn Bell, an artist who lives in the creek watershed. Create unique, hand-made postcards based on your observations and understanding of Longfellow Creek. You will get the chance to mail the postcard to a friend or loved one, or to donate it to the postcard archive which may be displayed in the community. Images of the postcards will be shared online at the Meet Your Creek blog.

Salmon: Look inside

You may know how a fish swims, but do you know how it eats, breathes, and reproduces? You’ll discover the swimming, eating, breathing, and reproducing systems—and you can touch them (if you want to)!

Nature Walk

Local naturalists will guide you through the park and open spaces on a flat, wide trail. See and learn about the creek, salmon, and the wide variety of plants and their historical uses.

Nov
12
Sun
2017
Kierkegaard Lecture reception for Rev. Ron Marshall @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm

The Rev. Ronald F. Marshall, longtime pastor at First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, will deliver the Watkin Memorial Kierkegaard Lecture at Saint Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, on November 9, 2017.

Upon his return, a reception is planned for Sunday, November 12, at 12 Noon at First Lutheran Church of West Seattle (4105 California Ave SW Seattle 98116). It will be a time to ask questions about the lecture which is titled: “The Confused Name of the Century: Luther’s Thought as the Matrix for Kierkegaard’s Writings.”

Free copies of the lecture are available upon request through the church office (206-945-6530, deogloria@foxinternet.com).

Nov
21
Tue
2017
Family Story Time at Neighborhood House High Point
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

High Point Library children’s librarian Nathalie will be at Neighborhood House High Point to present story time!

Dec
15
Fri
2017
Seattle Lutheran High School ASL Storytime and Baby Signs Lesson
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am

Seattle Lutheran High School’s ASL & ESL classes will be reading and signing the children’s books Goodnight Moon and Gladys Goes Out for Lunch, then teaching child/baby signs to parents and children. Free hot cocoa provided for an extra bit of holiday cheer.

Date and Time: December 15th @ 9:30am
Location: 4100 SW Genesee St.; Seattle, WA 98116 (performance and ASL lesson in the gymnasium)

Dec
19
Tue
2017
Family Story Time at Neighborhood House High Point
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

High Point Library children’s librarian Nathalie will be at Neighborhood House High Point to present story time!

Jan
4
Thu
2018
‘Read the Koran in 4 Weeks’ classes @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 206-935-6530, flcws.org

JANUARY 4, 11, 18, 25 (7:00 – 9:00 PM). READ THE KORAN IN FOUR WEEKS, First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 935-6530, www.flcws.org Have you wanted to know for yourself what the Koran says in a world where Islam is mentioned nearly every day in the news? Then make plans now to join this four-week guided reading led by Pastor Ron Marshall — who’s been teaching this class four times a year since 2003. The $50 registration fee includes an authorized translation of the Koran for your keeping. Worksheets and other background handouts from Islamic scholars will be provided for each class session the week before. Call now to register or make inquiries.

Jan
11
Thu
2018
‘Read the Koran in 4 Weeks’ classes @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 206-935-6530, flcws.org

JANUARY 4, 11, 18, 25 (7:00 – 9:00 PM). READ THE KORAN IN FOUR WEEKS, First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 935-6530, www.flcws.org Have you wanted to know for yourself what the Koran says in a world where Islam is mentioned nearly every day in the news? Then make plans now to join this four-week guided reading led by Pastor Ron Marshall — who’s been teaching this class four times a year since 2003. The $50 registration fee includes an authorized translation of the Koran for your keeping. Worksheets and other background handouts from Islamic scholars will be provided for each class session the week before. Call now to register or make inquiries.

Jan
18
Thu
2018
‘Read the Koran in 4 Weeks’ classes @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 206-935-6530, flcws.org

JANUARY 4, 11, 18, 25 (7:00 – 9:00 PM). READ THE KORAN IN FOUR WEEKS, First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 935-6530, www.flcws.org Have you wanted to know for yourself what the Koran says in a world where Islam is mentioned nearly every day in the news? Then make plans now to join this four-week guided reading led by Pastor Ron Marshall — who’s been teaching this class four times a year since 2003. The $50 registration fee includes an authorized translation of the Koran for your keeping. Worksheets and other background handouts from Islamic scholars will be provided for each class session the week before. Call now to register or make inquiries.

Jan
24
Wed
2018
Story time with author Kerri Kokias @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

My picture book, Snow Sisters! came out with Knopf/Random House earlier this month. I have several West Seattle events/story times scheduled … a story time at West Seattle Library on Wednesday, January 24th at 10:30 am and at Southwest Library on Thursday, February 15th at 10:30 am.

Snow Sisters! By Kerri Kokias and Teagan White
ISBN 97811019388836
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 2, 2018

Just like snowflakes, no two sisters are alike, but that doesn’t mean they can’t work together to make the perfect snow day! A heartwarming sibling story.

When snowflakes fall, two sisters react very differently. One is excited and the other is wary. The first sister spends the morning outdoors, playing until she’s all tuckered out. Meanwhile, the second sister stays indoors, becoming ever more curious about the drifts outside. Soon, they switch places, and spend the second half of the day retracing each other’s footsteps. But each sister puts her own unique spin on activities like sledding, baking and building.

The simple mirrored text is spare and lovely, and each spread is split to show what each sister is doing independently–until at last they come together in the sweet, satisfying conclusion. LeUyen Pham’s Big Sister, Little Sister meets Kate Messner’s Over and Under the Snow.

Jan
25
Thu
2018
‘Read the Koran in 4 Weeks’ classes @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 206-935-6530, flcws.org

JANUARY 4, 11, 18, 25 (7:00 – 9:00 PM). READ THE KORAN IN FOUR WEEKS, First Lutheran Church of West Seattle, 935-6530, www.flcws.org Have you wanted to know for yourself what the Koran says in a world where Islam is mentioned nearly every day in the news? Then make plans now to join this four-week guided reading led by Pastor Ron Marshall — who’s been teaching this class four times a year since 2003. The $50 registration fee includes an authorized translation of the Koran for your keeping. Worksheets and other background handouts from Islamic scholars will be provided for each class session the week before. Call now to register or make inquiries.

Jan
28
Sun
2018
Nighttime low-tide beach walks @ Constellation Park, Alki
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join trained volunteer Beach Naturalists at South Alki/Constellation Park on the following dates this year for a free guided exploration at very low tide.

Explore the beach during winter nighttime low tides with Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers. Discover what creatures we see on the beach at this time of year. Dress for the weather (bundle up!) and for tide pooling: boots, hats, gloves and a good flashlight are musts.

Sunday, January 28, 7 pm–9pm

Beach etiquette:
While on the beach, please remember:
~ Walk carefully; there’s life beneath your feet!
~ Touch gently with one wet finger.
~ Observe animals where they are and please avoid picking them up.
~ Please only move rocks that are small enough to be moved with one hand and return them to the position in which you found them.
~ Please only remove trash from the beach, nothing else. Many of our beaches are protected by law.

Feb
13
Tue
2018
Lincoln Park bird walk
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

With Seattle Audubon

Tuesday, February 13, 9:00-11:00 AM
Lincoln Park
Leaders: Patty North, Anne Jacobs, and Dick Lazeres
Meeting Point: Southern-most Lincoln Park parking lot on Fauntleroy Way SW (8600 block of Fauntleroy Way SW)

Lincoln Park is in West Seattle near the Fauntleroy ferry dock. We will stroll the beach seeking good looks at waterfowl and wander the forest to discover winter residents. Great walk for beginners. Bring binoculars if you have them. Dress for blustery winter weather. About 2 miles of mostly level walking with one climb back to our starting point.

Feb
14
Wed
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Feb 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Feb
15
Thu
2018
Southwest Library story time with Kerri Kokias @ Southwest Library
Feb 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

My picture book, Snow Sisters! came out with Knopf/Random House earlier this month. …

I will be doing a story time at Southwest Library on Thursday, February 15th at 10:30 am.

Snow Sisters! By Kerri Kokias and Teagan White
ISBN 97811019388836
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 2, 2018

Just like snowflakes, no two sisters are alike, but that doesn’t mean they can’t work together to make the perfect snow day! A heartwarming sibling story.

When snowflakes fall, two sisters react very differently. One is excited and the other is wary. The first sister spends the morning outdoors, playing until she’s all tuckered out. Meanwhile, the second sister stays indoors, becoming ever more curious about the drifts outside. Soon, they switch places, and spend the second half of the day retracing each other’s footsteps. But each sister puts her own unique spin on activities like sledding, baking and building.

The simple mirrored text is spare and lovely, and each spread is split to show what each sister is doing independently–until at last they come together in the sweet, satisfying conclusion. LeUyen Pham’s Big Sister, Little Sister meets Kate Messner’s Over and Under the Snow.

Feb
21
Wed
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Feb
22
Thu
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
8
Thu
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Mar 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
14
Wed
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Mar 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
15
Thu
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Mar 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
21
Wed
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Mar 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
22
Thu
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Mar 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
28
Wed
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Mar 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Mar
29
Thu
2018
Family Story Time @ Southwest Library
Mar 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It is Story Time at the Southwest Branch Library! Bring your children of all ages 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.

Apr
1
Sun
2018
Easter Sunrise Service 2018 at Forest Lawn @ Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery
Apr 1 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am

What: Annual Easter Sunrise Service

When: Sunday, April 1 at 6.30 am

Where: Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery: 6701 30th Ave SW

Please dress warmly!

May
6
Sun
2018
Family Pond Exploration @ Camp Long
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Celebrate Spring by bringing the entire family for an outing at Camp Long. We’ll search for salamander eggs, frog babies (tadpoles), dragonfly nymphs and all the other unusual creatures that live in Pollywog pond. Use nets to dip in the pond for those living underwater. We’ll share the excitement and stories of the critters we catch!

Family Pond Exploration
Camp Long
All ages
Fee: $5 per person
Event #177720 5/06/2018
Sunday 1 – 3 pm

Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

May
7
Mon
2018
Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes @ Sound Yoga
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle

Through regularly focusing our mind in meditation, we can gain a clarity and perspective that guides us in these turbulent times. In the May series, we explore the six contemplative practices of a Bodhisattva that lead to lasting happiness.

No prior experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.
Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Held at Sound Yoga, 5639 California Ave SW (at Juneau)

Class Fee is $12 ($6 students and Seniors) and goes to pay for venue costs.

For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

May
14
Mon
2018
Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes @ Sound Yoga
May 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle

Through regularly focusing our mind in meditation, we can gain a clarity and perspective that guides us in these turbulent times. In the May series, we explore the six contemplative practices of a Bodhisattva that lead to lasting happiness.

No prior experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.
Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Held at Sound Yoga, 5639 California Ave SW (at Juneau)

Class Fee is $12 ($6 students and Seniors) and goes to pay for venue costs.

For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

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
21
Mon
2018
Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes @ Sound Yoga
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle

Through regularly focusing our mind in meditation, we can gain a clarity and perspective that guides us in these turbulent times. In the May series, we explore the six contemplative practices of a Bodhisattva that lead to lasting happiness.

No prior experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.
Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Held at Sound Yoga, 5639 California Ave SW (at Juneau)

Class Fee is $12 ($6 students and Seniors) and goes to pay for venue costs.

For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

May
26
Sat
2018
Tot Trek: Things With Wings @ Camp Long
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

When: Saturday May 26, 2018, 10:30–11:45 am
What: Tot Trek – Things with Wings
Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
Pre-Register: Yes
Ages: 2–3 with an adult. Cost: $5

An opportunity for the very young to explore outside in a safe environment and to share that experience with an adult that is important to them. Parents and others that share time with a toddler can learn tips and tricks for sharing the outdoors
with a little one. These programs are also a great chance to make new friends.

Take a dip in the ponds and see what new life is springing up.

Event ##177731

Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

May
28
Mon
2018
Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes @ Sound Yoga
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday Night Buddhist Meditation Classes in West Seattle

Through regularly focusing our mind in meditation, we can gain a clarity and perspective that guides us in these turbulent times. In the May series, we explore the six contemplative practices of a Bodhisattva that lead to lasting happiness.

No prior experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.
Taught by Linda Fane

Please join us:

Monday Nights 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Held at Sound Yoga, 5639 California Ave SW (at Juneau)

Class Fee is $12 ($6 students and Seniors) and goes to pay for venue costs.

For more information: http://meditateinseattle.org/westseattle

Jun
2
Sat
2018
Genesee tree walk @ starts at Ercolini Park
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The office of ‘Trees for Seattle,’ a division of the Seattle Department of Public Utilities, is sponsoring a walk led by a trained volunteer to identify many of the interesting, common and rare trees in the Genesee neighborhood of West Seattle. The walk will take place on Saturday, June 2nd, from 9:30 to 12:00 noon. The walk begins at Ercolini Park at 48th Ave and Alaska St. We will take a leisurely walk down the tree-lined streets telling stories about different species of trees and pointing easy ways by which they can be identified. After winding around several blocks, the walk ends at the junction of Charlestown St and 48th Ave.

West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails guided hikes – 10 am & 1 pm
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group is kicking off a series of themed walks on the first Saturday of each month this spring, summer, and fall. Walks will start at 10 a.m. at the trailhead at 14th Ave. SW and Holly St. New brochures, funded by a City of Seattle grant, will be handed out, showing all the trails in the Greenbelt. Brochures are also available at branch libraries in West Seattle, the Log House Museum, Pathfinder K-8, Sanislo and Boren STEM K-8 schools, South Seattle College library, the Delridge Community Center, and Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

Saturday, June 2, National Trails Day: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. guided hikes through the greenbelt led by Paul West and members of the Duwamish Greenbelt Trails group. This event is co-sponsored by Nature Consortium, www.naturec.org.

Other hikes: July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Jun 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

West Seattle High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion @ South Seattle College, Brockey Center
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
9
Sat
2018
Tot Trek: Water Babies in the Pond @ Camp Long
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

When: Saturday June 9, 2018, 10:30–11:45 am
What: Tot Trek – Water Babies in the Pond
Where: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center
Pre-Register: Yes
Ages: 2–3 with an adult. Cost: $5

An opportunity for the very young to explore outside in a safe environment and to share that experience with an adult that is important to them. Parents and others that share time with a toddler can learn tips and tricks for sharing the outdoors
with a little one. These programs are also a great chance to make new friends.

Adults, explore the wonders of nature with your toddler. Take a dip in the ponds and see what new life is springing up. This program designed for 2-3 year olds accompanied by an adult.

Event ##177733

Contact: Camp Long Environmental Learning Center (5200 35th Ave SW)
Contact Phone: 206-684-7434
Contact Email: camplong@seattle.gov

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Jun 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Jun
16
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Jun 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Jun
23
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Jun 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

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.

Jun
28
Thu
2018
Pride Month at the Y: Drag Queen Storytime
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

RSVP here!

Join special guest, Mama T, for a fun-filled hour of stories, photos, and fun! Sharing stories that celebrate inclusion, acceptance and diversity, Mama T will provide a fun and lighthearted story time at the West Seattle YMCA for kids and their families. Feel free to bring your pillows, blankets, or favorite stuffed animal! Light refreshments will be available.

Jun
30
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Jun 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Jul
7
Sat
2018
Mindfulness Walk @ West Duwamish Greenbelt
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Saturday, July 7, “Come back to your senses” is the third of a series of hikes on the first Saturday of each month, guided by members and friends of the West Duwamish Greenbelt Trails Group, each with a theme. Andrea D’Asaro, of Awaken to Mindfulness, and Ken Workman, great great great great grandson of Chief Seattle, will lead a Mindfulness Walk focusing on clearing the senses and calming restless minds. The one-mile walk will be slower than hiking, pausing along the way to observe sense perceptions and experience this native forest with fresh eyes and ears. Participants will learn about the connection between Native culture and mindfulness and cultivating a deep connection with the earth. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. at the 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly St. trailhead. For more information, see wdgtrails.wordpress.com.

Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Jul 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Jul
12
Thu
2018
Pollinators Up CLOSE! @ Southwest Library
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In the meeting room at the Southwest Library Branch, join the Woodland Park Zoo, and a special animal guest, as we discover the inside world of some of the planet’s most essential animals. For all ages.

What do almonds, mangoes and apples have in common? Pollinators! These mighty, but often small animals are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat. Discover the inside world of some of the planet’s most essential animals with the Woodland Park Zoo.

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

This program is part of this year’s Summer of Learning program Splash! Adventures with Water, which encourages reading and activities around science, technology, technology, arts and math. We are offering over 250 free youth programs throughout the city this summer. You can pick up a Summer Action Guide at any Library location.

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.

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library @ Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point
Jul 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library

July 12th to August 30th

Thursdays

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Commons Park, behind the Neighborhood House High Point Building

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us for outdoor story time in Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point with Seattle Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Nathalie Gelms. Nathalie will read, sing, and lead activities with a parachute. This program is designed for children and families. Plan to stay after story time for our “Kids and Teens Eat Free” meal program from 12 pm – 1 pm inside the building. In addition to serving lunch

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

Jul
14
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Jul 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Jul
19
Thu
2018
Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library @ Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point
Jul 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library

July 12th to August 30th

Thursdays

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Commons Park, behind the Neighborhood House High Point Building

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us for outdoor story time in Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point with Seattle Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Nathalie Gelms. Nathalie will read, sing, and lead activities with a parachute. This program is designed for children and families. Plan to stay after story time for our “Kids and Teens Eat Free” meal program from 12 pm – 1 pm inside the building. In addition to serving lunch

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

Jul
26
Thu
2018
Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library @ Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point
Jul 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library

July 12th to August 30th

Thursdays

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Commons Park, behind the Neighborhood House High Point Building

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us for outdoor story time in Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point with Seattle Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Nathalie Gelms. Nathalie will read, sing, and lead activities with a parachute. This program is designed for children and families. Plan to stay after story time for our “Kids and Teens Eat Free” meal program from 12 pm – 1 pm inside the building. In addition to serving lunch

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

Jul
28
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Jul 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Aug
2
Thu
2018
Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library @ Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point
Aug 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library

July 12th to August 30th

Thursdays

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Commons Park, behind the Neighborhood House High Point Building

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us for outdoor story time in Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point with Seattle Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Nathalie Gelms. Nathalie will read, sing, and lead activities with a parachute. This program is designed for children and families. Plan to stay after story time for our “Kids and Teens Eat Free” meal program from 12 pm – 1 pm inside the building. In addition to serving lunch

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

Aug
4
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Aug 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Aug
9
Thu
2018
Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library @ Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point
Aug 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library

July 12th to August 30th

Thursdays

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Commons Park, behind the Neighborhood House High Point Building

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us for outdoor story time in Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point with Seattle Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Nathalie Gelms. Nathalie will read, sing, and lead activities with a parachute. This program is designed for children and families. Plan to stay after story time for our “Kids and Teens Eat Free” meal program from 12 pm – 1 pm inside the building. In addition to serving lunch

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

Aug
11
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Aug
16
Thu
2018
Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library @ Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point
Aug 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library

July 12th to August 30th

Thursdays

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Commons Park, behind the Neighborhood House High Point Building

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us for outdoor story time in Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point with Seattle Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Nathalie Gelms. Nathalie will read, sing, and lead activities with a parachute. This program is designed for children and families. Plan to stay after story time for our “Kids and Teens Eat Free” meal program from 12 pm – 1 pm inside the building. In addition to serving lunch

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

Aug
17
Fri
2018
Forest Friday Hikes with Inner Alchemy & The Intuitive Prospecto
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Maari Falsetto, owner of Inner Alchemy, and Marc Lainhart, The Intutitive Prospector, for Forest Fridays!

This is a free community event to get out together and enjoy our beautiful northwest nature with a hike, meditation and some Qi Gong. We will meet at Inner Alchemy at 8am and return around 2pm. Pack a lunch, water, gear and a Discover pass for parking.

Specific details will be provided to all who register.

“The Mountains are Calling and I Must Go.” -John Muir

Contact Inner Alchemy to register.

Aug
23
Thu
2018
Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library @ Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point
Aug 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library

July 12th to August 30th

Thursdays

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Commons Park, behind the Neighborhood House High Point Building

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us for outdoor story time in Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point with Seattle Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Nathalie Gelms. Nathalie will read, sing, and lead activities with a parachute. This program is designed for children and families. Plan to stay after story time for our “Kids and Teens Eat Free” meal program from 12 pm – 1 pm inside the building. In addition to serving lunch

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

Aug
30
Thu
2018
Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library @ Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point
Aug 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parachute Story Time with Seattle Public Library

July 12th to August 30th

Thursdays

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Commons Park, behind the Neighborhood House High Point Building

6400 Sylvan Way SW

Phone Number: 206-588-4900

Please join us for outdoor story time in Commons Park at Neighborhood House High Point with Seattle Public Library’s Children’s Librarian, Nathalie Gelms. Nathalie will read, sing, and lead activities with a parachute. This program is designed for children and families. Plan to stay after story time for our “Kids and Teens Eat Free” meal program from 12 pm – 1 pm inside the building. In addition to serving lunch

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

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Sep 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Sep
15
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Sep 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

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.

Sep
22
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Sep
29
Sat
2018
Giờ đọc truyện tiếng Việt! (Vietnamese Story Time) @ Delridge Library
Sep 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thư viện công cộng Seattle tổ chức giờ đọc truyện bằng tiếng việt cho trẻ em! (The Seattle Public Library is hosting Vietnamese Story Times for young children!)

Hãy đem con em quý vị đến thư viện để theo dõi các câu chuyện, các bài hát và thơ ca.

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. 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.

Contact Info:Delridge Branch 206-733-9125 or Ask a Librarian

More Children’s Programs   www.spl.org

Oct
6
Sat
2018
West Duwamish Greenbelt history walk
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am

Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m.

Walk the West Duwamish Greenbelt with South Seattle College historian Randy Nelson to learn more about the history of the greenbelt. We will explore the route of the old Highland Park/Burien railroad that operated from 1912 to 1929, learn about the sand and gravel operations from the 1920s to the 1960s, and the plans for the “Sound Way” freeway that would have run through West Seattle. Meet at the trailhead at 14th Ave. SW and SW Holly St. More information at wdgtrails.wordpress.com.

Oct
13
Sat
2018
Haunted Hike @ Kiwanis Schoenwald Park
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Haunted Hike

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Kiwanis Schoenwald Park

16030 Sylvester Road SW

Burien, WA

(Drive behind Sylvester Middle School)

5:30-8:30 pm

Boy Scout Troop 360 (Lake Burien Presbyterian Church) is hosting this great family event. Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops, and other community groups from across the region, are coming together to offer a haunted hike this Saturday, October 13, for all kids and their families in the West Seattle area. The cost is $2 per person. There will be Halloween-themed displays and activities along the trails throughout this beautiful, forested park.

Everyone should bring a flashlight to help as they walk from display to display because the trails can be very dark. There will also be Halloween treats available at many of the displays. Roasting monkey brains that strangely look a lot like marshmallows will occur as well. The kids will have lots of fun, and this event is a great way to learn more about the many Scouting youth programs that are available to families in the area.

And the rumors that a 10-foot tall T-Rex skeleton will be roving the park in search of Cub Scouts to eat may be true. But our hero Boy Scouts, using spears, will be protecting all kids from this largest carnivore in King County. Listen for the roaring as you start your hike.

Oct
17
Wed
2018
Discover the Wonders of an Urban, Old-Growth Forest @ Schmitz Preserve Park
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Discover the Wonders of an Urban, Old-Growth Forest- FREE!

Activity #186965

Wed Oct 17

10 am-11:30 am

Location: Schmitz Preserve Park, 5551 SW Admiral Way

Wander among giants of the forest at West Seattle’s Schmitz Park with a retired park ranger, Pat Pilcher, as your guide. Whether your relationship with trees is a casual fling or a passionate affair, you will discover facts and hear stories about these marvelous plants that may change your perception of trees. The walk will explore the essence of the old growth forest that once covered most of the Puget Sound area to understand and appreciate our bond with this exceptional environment. During the walk we’ll learn key characteristics to aid in identifying many native trees. This is an interactive experience that encourages participation while respecting your perspective and shared wisdom. Meet at the Admiral Way entrance and be prepared for muddy trails and possible rainy weather. To register, contact John.Hasslinger@Seattle.gov or call 206-256-5403.

Nov
3
Sat
2018
Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 3 @ 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.

Nov
10
Sat
2018
Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 10 @ 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.

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 17 @ 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.

Nov
24
Sat
2018
Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Nov 24 @ 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.

Dec
1
Sat
2018
Native Plant ID and Invasive Plant Removal Along Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail @ Thistle Street Green Space
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

A beautiful area called the Thistle Street Green Space along the
Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail needs your help in a battle against invasive
species. Next to a local pea patch garden, Chief Sealth High School,
and Longfellow Creek, this piece of green space requires regular
maintenance to keep it clear of invaders like Himalayan
Blackberry, Buttercup, Herb Robert, and others. Come volunteer with
DIRT Corps and learn how to identify both native plants and invasive plants
as well as how to remove all kinds of invasive species so native
plants can thrive. Afterwards you can walk the trails and explore this
hidden gem in Delridge.

Map of parking and meet area:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z_PRew4vQgXLut1tDOzufaI8O4L-y1_4/view

Baby Story Time @ High Point Library
Dec 1 @ 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.

Dec
8
Sat
2018
Native Plant ID and Invasive Plant Removal Along Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail @ Thistle Street Green Space
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

A beautiful area called the Thistle Street Green Space along the
Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail needs your help in a battle against invasive
species. Next to a local pea patch garden, Chief Sealth High School,
and Longfellow Creek, this piece of green space requires regular
maintenance to keep it clear of invaders like Himalayan
Blackberry, Buttercup, Herb Robert, and others. Come volunteer with
DIRT Corps and learn how to identify both native plants and invasive plants
as well as how to remove all kinds of invasive species so native
plants can thrive. Afterwards you can walk the trails and explore this
hidden gem in Delridge.

Map of parking and meet area:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z_PRew4vQgXLut1tDOzufaI8O4L-y1_4/view

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.

Jan
4
Fri
2019
Intuitive Tarot @ C & P Coffee Company
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

INTUITIVE TAROT WITH TAMARA ZENOBIA

FRIDAY JANUARY 4TH FROM 12-3 PM

C&P COFFEE COMPANY
5612 CALIFORNIA AVE SW

Jan
12
Sat
2019
Wetland Block Party @ The Delridge Wetlands
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Get to know your local Wetland!

Join us for a block party at the Delridge Wetland Park! Learn more about how the Wetland will become a living community asset as we celebrate with free food, music, and art.

To learn more, visit the Delridge Wetland Park website.

Jan
26
Sat
2019
Westcrest Park Forest Restoration Work Party / Evento de Restauración en el Bosque del Parque Westcrest @ Westcrest Park
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing Westcrest Park. We are working on the parcel of land next to 8th Ave that is overgrown with Himalayan blackberries! It’s up to us and our volunteers to bring it under control!

The beginning of this volunteer event will include a brief weed ID. Then, we will combine knowledge with action as we work to clear this beautiful space of harmful species that overtake the area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard.

Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest Park and make it a great public space for everyone to enjoy. Let us know of any questions, hope to see you out there.

PLEASE RSVP HERE: Westcrest Park Forest Restoration.

Acompaña a DIRT Corps a revitalizar el Parque Westcrest. ¡Estamos trabajando en la tierra de la parcela de la 8a avenida del Parque Westcrest en donde la zarzamora está demasiado crecida! ¡Está en nuestras manos como DIRT Corps y en la de los voluntarios el mantener el control del crecimiento de la zarzamora en este espacio! El inicio de este evento voluntario incluirá una breve introducción de plantas invasoras. Combina el conocimiento con la acción mientras trabajamos para limpiar este hermoso espacio de las plantas invasoras que lo dañan y lo van desplazando de él. Muchos de ustedes han experimentado esto en sus patios traseros en casa.

Trabajemos juntos para transformar y mantener gradualmente el Parque Westcrest y hacer de él un espacio agradable al público para que todos puedan disfrutarlo. Déjanos saber si tienes alguna pregunta, esperamos verte ahí.

—————————

WEAR: Wear closed-toed shoes, long sleeves, long pants, and a hat. Dress for the weather.

VESTIMENTA: Zapatos cerrados, camisa manga larga, pantalones largos y un/a gorro/a. Vístase de acuerdo al clima.

MEET: Meet next to the p-patch gardens. See the map of parking and work area.

PUNTO DE ENCUENTRO: Al lado del P-Patch (jardín comunitario). Mapa del parqueadero y del área de trabajo.

BRING: Bring water and lunch if you think you are going to get hungry. DIRT Corps will provide coffee and light refreshments.

QUE TRAER: Agua y almuerzo (si crees que te va a dar hambre pronto). DIRT Corps proveerá café y un pequeño refrigerio.

PARK: Park in the south parking lot of Westcrest Park, entrance is off SW Henderson St. See Map.

PARQUEADERO: Parqueate en la zona sur del Parque Westcrest, la entrada está en la parte sur-oeste de la calle Henderson. Mapa.

Jan
27
Sun
2019
Holy Rosary School Open House @ Holy Rosary School
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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

Families are welcome!

Feb
7
Thu
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb
9
Sat
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb
14
Thu
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb
16
Sat
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb
19
Tue
2019
Advocacy for Birds and Climate: What You Can Do @ Senior Center of West Seattle
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The class will explore how Seattle Audubon is working to understand and protect the region’s birds, as well as review the current state of climate science and a variety of strategies and tactics to successfully move conservation initiatives forward.

Traditional lecture with written materials, and active participation and discussion.

Presented by John Brosnan, Seattle Audubon Executive Director

Appropriate for ALL audiences.

Tuesday, February 19th, 7-9 pm
Senior Center of West Seattle, Nelson Room
$10 Seattle Audubon members
$25 non-members Limit: 25

RSVP’s are required at https://my.seattleaudubon.org/event/seattle-audubon-winter-2019-classes/e213994

Seattle Audubon members enter promo code SASMEMBER during registration to receive the member discount.

Feb
21
Thu
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb
23
Sat
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Westcrest Park Forest Restoration Work Party / Evento de Restauración en el Bosque del Parque Westcrest @ Westcrest Park
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing Westcrest Park. We are working on the parcel of land next to 8th Ave that is overgrown with Himalayan blackberries! It’s up to us and our volunteers to bring it under control!

The beginning of this volunteer event will include a brief weed ID. Then, we will combine knowledge with action as we work to clear this beautiful space of harmful species that overtake the area. Many of you might already have this experience in your own backyard.

Let’s work together to gradually transform and maintain Westcrest Park and make it a great public space for everyone to enjoy. Let us know of any questions, hope to see you out there.

PLEASE RSVP HERE: Westcrest Park Forest Restoration.

Acompaña a DIRT Corps a revitalizar el Parque Westcrest. ¡Estamos trabajando en la tierra de la parcela de la 8a avenida del Parque Westcrest en donde la zarzamora está demasiado crecida! ¡Está en nuestras manos como DIRT Corps y en la de los voluntarios el mantener el control del crecimiento de la zarzamora en este espacio! El inicio de este evento voluntario incluirá una breve introducción de plantas invasoras. Combina el conocimiento con la acción mientras trabajamos para limpiar este hermoso espacio de las plantas invasoras que lo dañan y lo van desplazando de él. Muchos de ustedes han experimentado esto en sus patios traseros en casa.

Trabajemos juntos para transformar y mantener gradualmente el Parque Westcrest y hacer de él un espacio agradable al público para que todos puedan disfrutarlo. Déjanos saber si tienes alguna pregunta, esperamos verte ahí.

—————————

WEAR: Wear closed-toed shoes, long sleeves, long pants, and a hat. Dress for the weather.

VESTIMENTA: Zapatos cerrados, camisa manga larga, pantalones largos y un/a gorro/a. Vístase de acuerdo al clima.

MEET: Meet next to the p-patch gardens. See the map of parking and work area.

PUNTO DE ENCUENTRO: Al lado del P-Patch (jardín comunitario). Mapa del parqueadero y del área de trabajo.

BRING: Bring water and lunch if you think you are going to get hungry. DIRT Corps will provide coffee and light refreshments.

QUE TRAER: Agua y almuerzo (si crees que te va a dar hambre pronto). DIRT Corps proveerá café y un pequeño refrigerio.

PARK: Park in the south parking lot of Westcrest Park, entrance is off SW Henderson St. See Map.

PARQUEADERO: Parqueate en la zona sur del Parque Westcrest, la entrada está en la parte sur-oeste de la calle Henderson. Mapa.

Feb
28
Thu
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
2
Sat
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
6
Wed
2019
Preschool Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s story time at the at West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old

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.

Mar
7
Thu
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
9
Sat
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
13
Wed
2019
Preschool Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s story time at the at West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old

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.

Mar
14
Thu
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
16
Sat
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
20
Wed
2019
Preschool Story Time @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Mar 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s story time at the at West Seattle (Admiral) Branch Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children’s librarian. For children ages 3 – 5 years old

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.

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

The entire community is invited!

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

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

Mar
21
Thu
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Mindfulness Meditation and Buddhism philosophy class @ (see listing)
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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

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

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

As I was born and raised in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism is always part of my life, but early 20th, the strong eagerness within me to search the root of Buddhism,I could have spent uncountable hours with Japanese monks, Vietnamese nuns,